Upcoming Events

October 24, 2014

Marvel Universe Live! at Rupp Arena

Marvel Universe LIVE! features favorite Marvel Super Heroes including Spider-Man, The Avengers – Iron Man, Hulk, and more, and threatening villains come to life in an action-packed arena extravaganza. With cutting-edge special effects, pyrotechnics, aerial stunts, martial arts, motorcycles and more, it’s being hailed as the most technically advanced live show ever. Showtimes:     •    October 23, 2014 7:00 PM     …

Date: October 24, 2014
Venue: Rupp Arena
Address:
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Fall Meet at Keeneland

A true Kentucky tradition, Keeneland’s 2014 fall race season runs Oct. 3– 25, with no racing on Mondays or Tuesdays. Gates open at 11 a.m. with the first race posting at 1:05 p.m. and races posted approximately every half hour.  For more information on the historical racetrack, visit www.keeneland.com.

Start: October 24, 2014 8:00 am
End: October 24, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Keeneland
Address:
4201 Versailles Road, Select a Country:

Woodford Theatre: Frankenstein

October 10-12  |  October 17-19  |  October 24-26   |   Extra Performances October 30 & 31 Woodford Theatre presents an original adaptation of Mary Shelley’s novel, written by local playwright Bo List. The adaptation returns to the Bluegrass after playing across the country and earning rave reviews. It was a dark and stormy night, so the story goes… As relevant …

Start: October 24, 2014 8:00 am
End: October 24, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Woodford Theater
Phone: 859-873-0648
Address:
275 Beasley Dr., Versailles, KY, United States

Food Trucks For A Cause

Every Friday from March 21-Oct. 31, Bluegrass Food Association will present a pop-up food truck “food court,” with 10% of total profits benefitting a different local non-profit organization. Note the new location: Beaumont Centre Liquor Barn will host the event through the end of the fall 2014 season! Food trucks will generally be open from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. …

Start: October 24, 2014 11:00 am
End: October 24, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Beaumont Liquor Barn
Address:
921 Beaumont Centre Pkwy, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: free

Spirit Strolls at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

Real history can be scarier than any imagined ghost story. This haunted history walk shares stories from Shaker journals and letters as you stroll through the Village to the cemetery following the glow of lanterns. Fridays and Saturdays in September – 7 p.m. Family Friendly Fridays and Saturdays in October – 6 p.m. Family Friendly, 7 p.m. recommended for ages …

Start: October 24, 2014 6:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

CMA Rocks the House! a fundraiser event benefitting the Central Music Academy

The Central Music Academy is celebrating its 10th anniversary with an evening of fun, food, music, and art at the historic Bodley-Bullock House. Enjoy wine, beer and hors d’oeuvres in the beautiful house and garden, while you bid on unique vinyl record artwork created by noted local artists, and are entertained with a variety of music provided by CMA students …

Start: October 24, 2014 6:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: The Bodley Bullock House
Address:
200 Market St, Lexington, KY

CSA Fall 2014 Harvest Party

Celebrate the bounty of local art. Enjoy tasty food and delicious drinks by AZUR Catering and be the first to see the latest installment of Kentucky’s first Community Supported Art program.  Become a CSA shareholder by purchasing a Fall 2014 crop online at http://www.lexingtonartleague.org/csa-shop.html, by phone at 859-254-7024, or in person at the Loudoun House during office hours. All shareholders can pick up …

Start: October 24, 2014 6:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Loudoun House
Address:
209 Castlewood Drive, Lexington, 40505
Cost: $5 General Admission; Free for CSA Shareholders and LAL Members

Balagula Theatre: “The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful” at the Farish Theatre

  This definitive spoof of Gothic melodramas, “The Mystery of Irma Vep” by Charles Ludlam was named one of the 20th Century’s best plays by Time Magazine and the New York Times. Liberally stealing from well known film classics like Wuthering Heights, The Mummy’s Curse and Hitchcock’s Rebecca, with dialog lifted from Ibsen, Shakespeare, and Poe, “Irma” is a tour de …

Start: October 24, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Bluegrass Youth Ballet: “The Nightinglale” at Singletary Center for The Arts

Bluegrass Youth Ballet presents a new original ballet, The Nightingale, on  at the Singletary Center for the Arts Recital Hall. Directed by Adalhi Aranda Corn, this ballet brings Hans Christian Andersen’s literary fairy tale to life through dance! www.bluegrassyouthballet.org

Start: October 24, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Singletary Center for the Arts
Phone: (859) 257-1706
Address:
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $12

Ethan Allen “Modern Masters” Party / LASC Benefit

The Ethan Allen Design Center at 1873 Plaudit Place, Lexington, will open its doors to the public for a festive evening of art, music, and food, all to benefit Living Arts and Science Center of Lexington. The centerpiece of the evening will be Ethan Allen’s “Modern Masters” Collection, an exclusive exhibition of rare and collectible lithographs created by some of …

Start: October 24, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Ethan Allen Design Center
Address:
1873 Plaudit Place, Lexington, KY, United States

STARSHIP at Norton Center for The Arts

Mickey Thomas is the owner of the soaring voice that propelled the iconic band STARSHIP through the decades of the 80’s and 90’s. With his soulful and compelling vocals, Mickey established himself as one of rock music’s most recognizable stars. In 1979, Mickey joined Jefferson Starship as lead vocalist, after the departure of Grace Slick and Marty Balin. Backed by …

Start: October 24, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 24, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Norton Center for the Arts
Address:
625 West Walnut Street, Danville, KY, United States
Cost: $25-$46

The Chung Yen Twins at The Listening Room

The Chung Yen Twins are J.D. Wright and David Cubine, a progressive acoustic guitar duo creating and performing a palette of rock, blues, and roots music. www.maxpres.org

Start: October 24, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 24, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: The Listening Room - Maxwell Street Presbyterian Church
Address:
180 Maxwell Street , Lexington, KY
Cost: $10

The Velvet Blue at Natasha’s Bistro

The Velvet Blue hails from Lexington, Morehead, Vanceburg and Kingsport TN. Along with the band’s musicianship, and love for bluegrass music, all of the band members are songwriters and have written many of the songs on their upcoming album, “Memories and Heartaches,” which they are currently recording at The Curve Studio, with producer Steve Gulley. www.beetnik.com

Start: October 24, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $5

Grayson Jenkins at Henry Clay’s Public House

Singer/songwriter and Lexington transplant playing multi-genre acoustic music.      www.henryclayspublichouse.com   

Start: October 24, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States

Motherplant/ Bask/ Doc Feldman & The Infernal Method at the Green Lantern

Two touring bands, Bask from Asheville North Carolina and Bohannons from Chattanooga Tennessee team up with locals Motherplant and Doc Feldman & The Infernal Method for a night of rock n roll psychedelic blues doom debauchery.

Start: October 24, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

The Johnson Brothers at Parlay Social

The one-and-only Johnson Brothers bring their rock n’ roll repertory orchestra back to Parlay,  playing the best in classic rock hits. www.parlaysocial.com 

Start: October 24, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

The Forthlins at Cheapside Bar and Grill

  A diverse, multi-genre, universally influenced sound. Americana meets Pop/Alt.   www.cheapsidebarandgrill.com 

Start: October 24, 2014 10:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

I Like You/ Damage Therapy/ Galaxies at Cosmic Charlies

  I Like You weave a tapestry of rich, beautiful harmonies with an eclectic blend of ukulele, trumpet, violin, acoustic guitar, upright bass and percussion. Delivering an energetic sound that evokes elements of funk, folk and swing with pop, reggae and gypsy-jazz, the ever-colorful Wendy Soleil leads this group of talented musicians with her gorgeously full vocals, soulful songwriting and …

Start: October 24, 2014 10:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

Emily Hagihara/ D’Arkestra/ Nativity Singers at Al’s Bar

Emily Hagihara is a multi-instrumentalist wunderkind who has played with the likes of Chico Fellini, Jim James and Ben Sollee. Locally, she plays drums in the angular rock trio Ancient Warfare, as well as for the all-female cover group The Binders.  D’Arkestrta is a nonet that plays an amalgamation of post-rock and indie-jazz. The music is often cinematic, characterized by …

Start: October 24, 2014 10:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

Corey Kenton Band at Paulie’s Toasted Barrel

  Corey Kenton is a popular local country act playing straight-ahead modern country music.  www.pauliestoastedbarrel.com

Start: October 24, 2014 10:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Paulie's Toasted Barrel
Address:
517 W. Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Randy Tuesday and the Two Two Tuesdays/ The Butchers at Best Friends Bar

Randy Tuesday and the Two Two Tuesdays features members of Jovontaes/ Todayshits/ Shawnthony Calypso. Randy Tuesday performs old style rock and roll. Randy Tuesday, AKAJames Swanberg, now resides in Chicago, IL and leads multiple successful Windy City bands including the Lemons, Slushy, Todayshits, Gourmet Jerks.  The Butchers have been a longtime Lexington staple in the dive bar/ skater party scene. …

Start: October 24, 2014 10:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Best Friends Bar
Address:
500 E. Euclid , Lexington, KY

Joe Deuce at Natasha’s Bistro

At the age of 12 he began hosting several events as an MC and Comedian. In college he began taking on roles as an actor as well as several spots as an MC for local talent shows and open mic nights. He has been featured at the Black Box Comedy Festival in Atlanta and has been on stage alongside some …

Start: October 24, 2014 11:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $7

Midnight Showing of “Halloween” at The Kentucky Theatre

Every weekend in October, the Kentucky Theatre features a different midnight movie that channels the spirit of Halloween. On deck this weekend: the classic  1978 horror flick about a psychotic murderer institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, his escape, and his pursuit of a bookish adolescent girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the …

Start: October 24, 2014 11:55 pm
End: October 24, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Kentucky Theater
Phone: (859) 231-6997
Address:
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

October 25, 2014

Marvel Universe Live! at Rupp Arena

Marvel Universe LIVE! features favorite Marvel Super Heroes including Spider-Man, The Avengers – Iron Man, Hulk, and more, and threatening villains come to life in an action-packed arena extravaganza. With cutting-edge special effects, pyrotechnics, aerial stunts, martial arts, motorcycles and more, it’s being hailed as the most technically advanced live show ever. Showtimes:     •    October 23, 2014 7:00 PM     …

Date: October 25, 2014
Venue: Rupp Arena
Address:
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Lexington Children’s Theatre: “MisterE of Imagination: The Tales of Edgar Allen Poe”

  ‘Don’t close your eyes, this isn’t a dream.  The ghouls and ghosts here are not what they seem. From story to story the pages will fly;  Filled with shadows and ravens, ink and the EYE.  So hold on to your seat and don’t look away – Or you might discover ‘Nevermore’ is today!’     Saturday, October 25 – …

Date: October 25, 2014
Venue: Lexington Children's Theatre
Address:
418 west short street, lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10-$18

Lexington Farmer’s Market: Cheapside Park

Established in 1975 as the Farm and Garden Market Cooperative Association, The Lexington Farmers’ Market has been a staple in the Lexington community, supplying healthy, locally grown produce from April to November. www.lexingtonfarmersmarket.com

Start: October 25, 2014 7:00 am
End: October 25, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: 5/3 Pavilion at Cheapside Park
Address:
Cheapside Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Fall Meet at Keeneland

A true Kentucky tradition, Keeneland’s 2014 fall race season runs Oct. 3– 25, with no racing on Mondays or Tuesdays. Gates open at 11 a.m. with the first race posting at 1:05 p.m. and races posted approximately every half hour.  For more information on the historical racetrack, visit www.keeneland.com.

Start: October 25, 2014 8:00 am
End: October 25, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Keeneland
Address:
4201 Versailles Road, Select a Country:

Woodford Theatre: Frankenstein

October 10-12  |  October 17-19  |  October 24-26   |   Extra Performances October 30 & 31 Woodford Theatre presents an original adaptation of Mary Shelley’s novel, written by local playwright Bo List. The adaptation returns to the Bluegrass after playing across the country and earning rave reviews. It was a dark and stormy night, so the story goes… As relevant …

Start: October 25, 2014 8:00 am
End: October 25, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Woodford Theater
Phone: 859-873-0648
Address:
275 Beasley Dr., Versailles, KY, United States

Bluegrass Farmer’s Market at Azur Restaurant

All vendors of the Bluegrass Farmer’s Market are members of the Kentucky Proud program and all fruit and vegetable farmers are Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) certified. Patrons may visit AZUR each Saturday until Oct. 25 or the original location at 3450 Richmond Road on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. or Tuesdays 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. until Oct. …

Start: October 25, 2014 9:00 am
End: October 25, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Azur Restaurant & Patio
Address:
3070 Lakecrest Circle, Suite 550, Lexington, KY, United States

JD Shelburne at Paulie’s Toasted Barrel

JD Shelburne is an up-and-coming country artist from Taylorsville, KY.  www.pauliestoastedbarrel.com

Start: October 25, 2014 10:00 am
End: October 25, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Paulie's Toasted Barrel
Address:
517 W. Main St., Lexington, KY, United States