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May 10, 2015 – July 12, 2015

Whipoorwill Festival at HomeGrown HideAways

Workshop topics for this festival focusing on “Skills for Earth-Friendly Living” include Tracking, Making Cheese, Worm Composting, Healing Illness Through the Gut with Food and Herbs, Intro to Vegan Permaculture, Primitive Longbows, Cooking with Solar Ovens, and lots more. Music from Sam Gleaves, The Carmonas, Kentucky Clodhoppers, Tennessee Turkeys, Kevin Howard. 

Start: May 10, 2015
End: July 12, 2015
Venue: HomeGrown HideAways
Address:
500 Floyd Branch Rd. , Berea, KY, United States

July 2, 2015

Downtown Lexington Fourth of July Festival & Parade

Lexington’s Fourth of July Parade and Festival attracts thousands of visitors from across the state each year. Below is the schedule of events organized by the city and Downtown Lexington Corporation. Thursday, July 2 Great American Pie and Ice Cream Social, 12 p.m. Thursday Night Live featuring Tim Talbert Project  at Fifth Third Bank Pavilion at Cheapside Park, 4:30 p.m. …

Date: July 2, 2015
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States

July 3, 2015

Downtown Lexington Fourth of July Festival & Parade

Lexington’s Fourth of July Parade and Festival attracts thousands of visitors from across the state each year. Below is the schedule of events organized by the city and Downtown Lexington Corporation. Thursday, July 2 Great American Pie and Ice Cream Social, 12 p.m. Thursday Night Live featuring Tim Talbert Project  at Fifth Third Bank Pavilion at Cheapside Park, 4:30 p.m. …

Date: July 3, 2015
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States

Happy Hour on the Lawn at Shaker Village

Every Friday and Saturday night, The Trustees’ Table Lawn at Shaker Village will feature live music around the fire pits with specialty cocktails and drinks at happy hour prices. Regular dinner and beverage menus available outside, along with marshmallow roast and kids’ games. No admission required for Happy Hour on the Lawn activities. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Music (schedule below, …

Start: July 3, 2015 5:00 pm
End: July 3, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

The Night Market

The July Night Market will be held on the 700 block of Bryan Ave., with its many local vendors and lively social atmosphere. 6pm-10pm. Free and open to the public.  Featuring over 60 vendors that are local artists, businesses and nonprofits.  Music by Lexington Lexington Food: Thai & Mighty Noodle Bowls, Crank & Boom Craft Ice Cream, Chef Mikey & …

Start: July 3, 2015 6:00 pm
End: July 3, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Night Market
Address:
E Loudoun Ave & Bryan Ave, Lexington, KY

WRFL Night Market After-Party at Al’s Bar

Adaboi, Normads, DJ Jamples, and the Like2Laugh Stand-Up Spectacular will keep the entertainment rolling all night long after the block party that is Night Market ends down the street. www.alsbarlexington.com

Start: July 3, 2015 10:30 pm
End: July 3, 2015 10:30 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

July 4, 2015

Downtown Lexington Fourth of July Festival & Parade

Lexington’s Fourth of July Parade and Festival attracts thousands of visitors from across the state each year. Below is the schedule of events organized by the city and Downtown Lexington Corporation. Thursday, July 2 Great American Pie and Ice Cream Social, 12 p.m. Thursday Night Live featuring Tim Talbert Project  at Fifth Third Bank Pavilion at Cheapside Park, 4:30 p.m. …

Date: July 4, 2015
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States

River Girls Fourth of July at County Club

An all-day celebration featuring food and music by local eateries and artists.  Music Lineup:   Tonstartssbandht (NYC) Trance Farmers (New Orleans) Steve Jr. (California) Dr. Paul (Lex) Beat Awfuls (Lex) Trailblazer  (Lex) Sketching (Louisville) Bone Heaver (Lex) Primitive Ricky (Lex) DJ Lee Bryant (Lex)   Food includes: BBQ Oysters BBQ Berkshire Pork Shoulder BBQ Sausages CC Potato Chips Garey Farm …

Start: July 4, 2015 2:00 pm
End: July 4, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Country Club
Address:
555 Jefferson Street,, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

Happy Hour on the Lawn at Shaker Village

Every Friday and Saturday night, The Trustees’ Table Lawn at Shaker Village will feature live music around the fire pits with specialty cocktails and drinks at happy hour prices. Regular dinner and beverage menus available outside, along with marshmallow roast and kids’ games. No admission required for Happy Hour on the Lawn activities. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Music (schedule below, …

Start: July 4, 2015 5:00 pm
End: July 4, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

July 6, 2015 – July 12, 2015

LEXINGTON BURGER WEEK

During Smiley Pete’s inaugural Lexington Burger Week (July 6-12), 20 participating restaurants will each prepare a unique and special off-the-menu burger for just $5 (not including sides).  The burgers will be available all week as long as supplies last — we’ve prepared the kitchens for the mayhem.  Click here for a full list of participating restaurants and a description of their burgers! Presented …

Start: July 6, 2015
End: July 12, 2015
Venue: Various Locations
Address:
Lexington

July 9, 2015

Lexington Lions Club Bluegrass Fair at Masterson Station Park

This annual, regional fair sets up a variety of rides and other attractions, such as a petting zoo/pony rides for kids, beauty pageants, carnival food concessions, a Fiesta Latina, and more.   

Date: July 9, 2015
Venue: Masterson Station Park
Address:
Leestown Road, Lexington , KY, United States

July 10, 2015

Lexington Lions Club Bluegrass Fair at Masterson Station Park

This annual, regional fair sets up a variety of rides and other attractions, such as a petting zoo/pony rides for kids, beauty pageants, carnival food concessions, a Fiesta Latina, and more.   

Date: July 10, 2015
Venue: Masterson Station Park
Address:
Leestown Road, Lexington , KY, United States

July 10, 2015 – July 12, 2015

Berea Craft Festival

Berea Craft Festival is a highly ranked, juried show, attracting over 8,000 people each year. Held in an outdoor, sylvan setting, it incorporates folk and bluegrass music and food vendors in with the artists and craftsmen who demonstrate and sell their wares. All items are handmade by the vendors.  www.bereacraftfestival.com

Start: July 10, 2015
End: July 12, 2015
Venue: Indian Fort Theatre
Address:
Big Hill Road Hwy. 21 East, Berea, KY, United States
Cost: $5-6

Happy Hour on the Lawn at Shaker Village

Every Friday and Saturday night, The Trustees’ Table Lawn at Shaker Village will feature live music around the fire pits with specialty cocktails and drinks at happy hour prices. Regular dinner and beverage menus available outside, along with marshmallow roast and kids’ games. No admission required for Happy Hour on the Lawn activities. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Music (schedule below, …

Start: July 10, 2015 5:00 pm
End: July 10, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

July 11, 2015

Lexington Lions Club Bluegrass Fair at Masterson Station Park

This annual, regional fair sets up a variety of rides and other attractions, such as a petting zoo/pony rides for kids, beauty pageants, carnival food concessions, a Fiesta Latina, and more.   

Date: July 11, 2015
Venue: Masterson Station Park
Address:
Leestown Road, Lexington , KY, United States

Happy Hour on the Lawn at Shaker Village

Every Friday and Saturday night, The Trustees’ Table Lawn at Shaker Village will feature live music around the fire pits with specialty cocktails and drinks at happy hour prices. Regular dinner and beverage menus available outside, along with marshmallow roast and kids’ games. No admission required for Happy Hour on the Lawn activities. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Music (schedule below, …

Start: July 11, 2015 5:00 pm
End: July 11, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

July 12, 2015

Lexington Lions Club Bluegrass Fair at Masterson Station Park

This annual, regional fair sets up a variety of rides and other attractions, such as a petting zoo/pony rides for kids, beauty pageants, carnival food concessions, a Fiesta Latina, and more.   

Date: July 12, 2015
Venue: Masterson Station Park
Address:
Leestown Road, Lexington , KY, United States

July 13, 2015

Lexington Lions Club Bluegrass Fair at Masterson Station Park

This annual, regional fair sets up a variety of rides and other attractions, such as a petting zoo/pony rides for kids, beauty pageants, carnival food concessions, a Fiesta Latina, and more.   

Date: July 13, 2015
Venue: Masterson Station Park
Address:
Leestown Road, Lexington , KY, United States

July 14, 2015

Lexington Lions Club Bluegrass Fair at Masterson Station Park

This annual, regional fair sets up a variety of rides and other attractions, such as a petting zoo/pony rides for kids, beauty pageants, carnival food concessions, a Fiesta Latina, and more.   

Date: July 14, 2015
Venue: Masterson Station Park
Address:
Leestown Road, Lexington , KY, United States

July 15, 2015

Lexington Lions Club Bluegrass Fair at Masterson Station Park

This annual, regional fair sets up a variety of rides and other attractions, such as a petting zoo/pony rides for kids, beauty pageants, carnival food concessions, a Fiesta Latina, and more.   

Date: July 15, 2015
Venue: Masterson Station Park
Address:
Leestown Road, Lexington , KY, United States

July 16, 2015

Lexington Lions Club Bluegrass Fair at Masterson Station Park

This annual, regional fair sets up a variety of rides and other attractions, such as a petting zoo/pony rides for kids, beauty pageants, carnival food concessions, a Fiesta Latina, and more.   

Date: July 16, 2015
Venue: Masterson Station Park
Address:
Leestown Road, Lexington , KY, United States

Lexington Children’s Theatre: ‘The Wizard of Oz’

Recommended for all ages. Follow the road made of yellow bricks, With talking scarecrows and lions – your eyes aren’t playing tricks! Over the rainbow Dorothy will fly, But beware when the Wicked Witch takes to the sky. To the Emerald City these famous friends will roam; Together they discover there’s no place like home. Thursday, July 16 – 7:30 …

Date: July 16, 2015
Venue: Lexington Children's Theatre
Address:
418 west short street, lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $18 - $20

Dinner On The Grounds: A James Farmer Party at Shaker Village

2015 Fresh Food Adventures An adventurous monthly dining series celebrating Kentucky foods and spirits. Gather around Shaker Village’s roving table for a culinary adventure that sets the stage for creative collaborations, great conversations and new friendships with celebrated guest chefs, talented mixologists and favorite local musicians.  Each dining adventure has an all-inclusive fixed dinner and spirits menu, and special dietary …

Start: July 16, 2015 6:30 pm
End: July 16, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States
Cost: $110

LexEffect presents Chew Dinner Series with Chef Mark Wombles

In this quarterly dinner series presented by LexEffect, the local menu will be presented by Chef Mark Wombles of Distilled and Heirloom featuring local craft beer. Partial proceeds from the event will go to the LexEffect Giving Fund,which accepts applications from local non-profit organizations to support special projects, operating costs, equipment, and more. $40 per person. Visit www.lexeffectky.com/chew.html for tickets …

Start: July 16, 2015 7:30 pm
End: July 16, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Gratz Park
Address:
Lexington, KY, United States

July 17, 2015

Lexington Lions Club Bluegrass Fair at Masterson Station Park

This annual, regional fair sets up a variety of rides and other attractions, such as a petting zoo/pony rides for kids, beauty pageants, carnival food concessions, a Fiesta Latina, and more.   

Date: July 17, 2015
Venue: Masterson Station Park
Address:
Leestown Road, Lexington , KY, United States

Lexington Children’s Theatre: ‘The Wizard of Oz’

Recommended for all ages. Follow the road made of yellow bricks, With talking scarecrows and lions – your eyes aren’t playing tricks! Over the rainbow Dorothy will fly, But beware when the Wicked Witch takes to the sky. To the Emerald City these famous friends will roam; Together they discover there’s no place like home. Thursday, July 16 – 7:30 …

Date: July 17, 2015
Venue: Lexington Children's Theatre
Address:
418 west short street, lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $18 - $20

Happy Hour on the Lawn at Shaker Village

Every Friday and Saturday night, The Trustees’ Table Lawn at Shaker Village will feature live music around the fire pits with specialty cocktails and drinks at happy hour prices. Regular dinner and beverage menus available outside, along with marshmallow roast and kids’ games. No admission required for Happy Hour on the Lawn activities. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Music (schedule below, …

Start: July 17, 2015 5:00 pm
End: July 17, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

WUKY presents Phoenix Fridays: AJ Ghent/ Kopecky/ The Wags

A summer concert series in the heart of downtown Lexington. All four shows take place the 3rd Friday of May through August in Phoenix Park at the corner of Main & Limestone. “Gates open” at 5PM with live music from 5:30 to 9:30. Each night begins with one of the area’s best bands… followed by two acts from around the …

Start: July 17, 2015 5:00 pm
End: July 17, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Phoenix Park
Address:
1 East Main Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

July 18, 2015

Lexington Lions Club Bluegrass Fair at Masterson Station Park

This annual, regional fair sets up a variety of rides and other attractions, such as a petting zoo/pony rides for kids, beauty pageants, carnival food concessions, a Fiesta Latina, and more.   

Date: July 18, 2015
Venue: Masterson Station Park
Address:
Leestown Road, Lexington , KY, United States

Lexington Children’s Theatre: ‘The Wizard of Oz’

Recommended for all ages. Follow the road made of yellow bricks, With talking scarecrows and lions – your eyes aren’t playing tricks! Over the rainbow Dorothy will fly, But beware when the Wicked Witch takes to the sky. To the Emerald City these famous friends will roam; Together they discover there’s no place like home. Thursday, July 16 – 7:30 …

Date: July 18, 2015
Venue: Lexington Children's Theatre
Address:
418 west short street, lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $18 - $20
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