Upcoming Events

October 31, 2014

Keith Alberstadt at Comedy Off Broadway

Keith Alberstadt grew up the son of a Vanderbilt professor and a craft artist. The result is a very clever comic with sharp perception, unmatched creativity, and a treasure trove of unique material. His likable personality and down-to-earth charm invite people into his brand of humor—one that is smart but not brainy and relatable but not hacky. www.comedyoffbroadway.com  Wednesday    …

Date: October 31, 2014
Venue: Comedy Off Broadway
Address:
161 Lexington Green Circle, #C4, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8 - $14

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 31, 2014 8:00 am
End: October 31, 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 31, 2014 11:00 am
End: October 31, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Beaumont Liquor Barn
Address:
921 Beaumont Centre Pkwy, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: free

The Witch’s Brew – Halloween Bash at Blue Stallion Brewing

Featuring food trucks The Gastro Gnomes and Rolling Oven. Events will include kids games, costume contests and prizes, live music from Loaded Barrel and Tyler Childers, plus limited edition pint glasses. www.bluestallionbrewing.com

Start: October 31, 2014 12:00 pm
End: October 31, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Blue Stallion Brewing Co.
Address:
610 W. Third, Lexington , KY, United States

Halloween Weekend at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

October 31 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. – Trick or Treat – Trick-or-treat along the turnpike for candy and other fun treats. 6 p.m. – Shaker Spirit Stroll, Family Friendly 7 p.m. – Shaker Spirit Stroll, Family Friendly 8 p.m. – Shaker Spirit Stroll, recommended for ages 12+  9 p.m. – Shaker Spirit Stroll, recommended for ages 12+  November 1 …

Start: October 31, 2014 6:00 pm
End: October 31, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

Balagula Theatre: “The Mystery of Irma Vep” 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 31, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 31, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

All Hallows Eve Concert with Daniel Mason and the UK Symphony Orchestra at Singletary Center for The Arts

The University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra will continue its 96th concert season on Halloween with in a concert featuring works by Alban Berg, Richard Strauss and Johannes Brahms with guest violinist and UK faculty member Daniel Mason.  Also on the program are Brahms “Tragic Overture,” and the great tone poem of Richard Strauss, “Death and Transfiguration,” which describes the death …

Start: October 31, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 31, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Singletary Center for the Arts
Phone: (859) 257-1706
Address:
405 Rose St., 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!   www.lctonstage.com   

Start: October 31, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 31, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Lexington Children's Theatre
Address:
418 west short street, lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10-$18

Rebel Without a Cause at Willie’s Locally Known

Rebel Without a Cause is a local cover band know for wild times and qwirky outfits. www.willieslex.com 

Start: October 31, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 31, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

BCTC Theatre: “Scarecrows Will Never See The Sunset” at The Downtown Arts Center

Bo Legend — one of three sons of farming patriarch John Legend — faces the inevitable changes the discovery of oil brings to his family, his life, & his small Southern town in Darren Michael’s drama inspired by actual events. Call 257-4929 for tickets or online at www.scfatickets.com. Tickets are $14 for general admission and $12 for students.

Start: October 31, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 31, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Downtown Arts Center
Address:
141 East Main Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $12 - $14

C The Beat Dance Party at Natasha’s Bistro

Exploring the musical connection between Africa and the New World, C the Beat plays Reggae/Ska, AfroCuban jazz, New Orleans R&B, American Funk, Afrobeat, High Life, and more. C the Beat: Lee Carroll, Willie Eames, Mark Jones, Tripp Bratton, David Farris, Jacob Hamrick, Robert B Montgomery, Chase Fleming, Steve Slaughbaugh, Carlos Espinoza.   www.beetnik.com 

Start: October 31, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 31, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $10

Devine Carama presents Brown Sugar Hip Hop Showcase: Halloween Showcase at Al’s Bar

   Lexington hip-hop artist and producer Devine Carama hosts this rap series at Al’s Bar, featuring local artists.    www.alsbarlexington.com 

Start: October 31, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 31, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

Granger Smith/ Earl Dibbles Jr. at Buster’s

Texas born-and-bred singer/songwriter, Granger Smith, continues to reinvent the face of traditional country music. His consistency in providing powerful, heartfelt, blended hits have made him into a fan and critic favorite over the years. www.bustersbb.com   

Start: October 31, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 31, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Buster's Billiards & Backroom
Phone: (859) 368-8871
Address:
899 Manchester Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $15 - $18

Halloween Bash at Paulie’s Toasted Barrel

Music from local country rock band Stillwater, door prizes, and Halloween-themed drink specials all night.  www.pauliestoastedbarrel.com   

Start: October 31, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 31, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Paulie's Toasted Barrel
Address:
517 W. Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Kenny Owens & Group Therapy at Parlay Social

Kenny Owens and band play rock-fueled country covers and originals. www.parlaysocial.com  

Start: October 31, 2014 9:30 pm
End: October 31, 2014 11:30 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

The Greener Band at Cheapside Bar and Grill

The Greener Band is a local jam-rock band covering Dave Matthews Band, Jack Johnson, Bob Marley and more. www.cheapsidebarandgrill.com 

Start: October 31, 2014 10:00 pm
End: October 31, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

Come As You Aren’t 7: Guns N Roses/ The Ramones Cover Set at Cosmic Charlie’s

Coralee Townie, Blake Cox (Wool and Weeps), Robby Cosenza (Fanged Robot),/ J. Tom Hnatow (Vandaveer, Fanged Robot) Duane Lundy (Chico Fellini) will form the super group performing Guns N Roses “Appetite For Destruction”. Locals Bear Medicine will be playing a set of Ramones classics. Costumes encouraged.

Start: October 31, 2014 10:00 pm
End: October 31, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10- $15

Midnight Showing of “Rocky Horror Picture Show” 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: Rocky Horror Picture Show. A newly engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. www.kentuckytheatre.org

Start: October 31, 2014 11:55 pm
End: October 31, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Kentucky Theater
Phone: (859) 231-6997
Address:
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

November 1, 2014

Keith Alberstadt at Comedy Off Broadway

Keith Alberstadt grew up the son of a Vanderbilt professor and a craft artist. The result is a very clever comic with sharp perception, unmatched creativity, and a treasure trove of unique material. His likable personality and down-to-earth charm invite people into his brand of humor—one that is smart but not brainy and relatable but not hacky. www.comedyoffbroadway.com  Wednesday    …

Date: November 1, 2014
Venue: Comedy Off Broadway
Address:
161 Lexington Green Circle, #C4, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8 - $14

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: November 1, 2014 7:00 am
End: November 1, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: 5/3 Pavilion at Cheapside Park
Address:
Cheapside Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Writing Workshop at The UK Art Museum

Join poet and UK Professor of English, Julia Johnson, for “Poetry in the Museum” a workshop inspired by the “Take My Word For It” exhibition. This event is appropriate for writers of all ages and experience.

Start: November 1, 2014 10:00 am
End: November 1, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: UK Art Museum
Phone: (859) 257-5716
Address:
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $20 , $15 for members and students

Cultural Day at the Panagia Pantovasillisa Greek Orthodox Church

Featuring: Gyros, greek pastries, music, dancing, and cultural representation from regions of Eastern Europe. From 5:00-8:30pm the event will feature a Romanian Dinner Night,  with various price points and sides.  

Start: November 1, 2014 11:00 am
End: November 1, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Panagia Pantovasillisa Greek Orthodox Church
Address:
3001 Tates Creek Road , Lexington, KY
Cost: Free

Christopher Epling & Mary Powell Wagner discussing & signing ‘Simon Salamander’ at Joseph Beth

‘Simon Salamander’ is an orange salamander who lives in the most suitable environment for his kind; surrounded by the mountains and rivers of Eastern Kentucky. Though he day begins the same as always, Simon will face some of his biggest struggles; most importantly, being thought of as a lizard instead of an amphibian! Go on an adventure with the little …

Start: November 1, 2014 11:00 am
End: November 1, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Address:
161 Lexington Green Cir #B, Lexington, KY, United States

Filmslang: Screening of Local Short Films

The fourth annual Filmslang, a local film festival presented by the Lexington Film League and the Lexington Public Library, will present a screening of locally-produced films created by young filmmaker ages 9-18. Infectious – Zack DeMoor Printed – Katie Babbage Inspicio – Fiona Waters The Cleaning – Kenric Durst Sir Heroin – Montanna Harper A Little Town in the Mountains …

Start: November 1, 2014 2:00 pm
End: November 1, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

Day of The Dead Festival at the Living Arts and Science Center

  The LASC’s annual Day of the Dead celebration brings together the rich visual, musical, dance, and culinary traditions of this holiday that is celebrated in Mexico and other parts of Central and South America. This colorful and joyful festival celebrates the lives, and memories of those who have died. This year, special guests will include Casa de la Cultura …

Start: November 1, 2014 5:00 pm
End: November 1, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: The Living Arts and Science Center
Address:
362 N. Martin Luther King Blvd., Lexington, KY, 40508, United States
Cost: $2 suggest donation

Dr Coleman’s Lexington History Walks: The Grand Tour

  Dr. Coleman’s Lexington History Walks is Lexington’s newest downtown experience.  Led by Dr. Jonathan Coleman, who holds a Ph.D. in history, the tour introduces visitors and locals alike to little-known tales of the city’s intriguing past.      Every Saturday at 6pm, Dr. Coleman leads “The Grand Tour.”  From horses to heroes, First Ladies to phantoms, “The Grand Tour” takes …

Start: November 1, 2014 6:00 pm
End: November 1, 2014 7:40 pm
Venue: Victorian Square
Address:
401 main street , lexington , KY, United States
Cost: $5 kids/ $10 adults

Halloween Weekend at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

October 31 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. – Trick or Treat – Trick-or-treat along the turnpike for candy and other fun treats. 6 p.m. – Shaker Spirit Stroll, Family Friendly 7 p.m. – Shaker Spirit Stroll, Family Friendly 8 p.m. – Shaker Spirit Stroll, recommended for ages 12+  9 p.m. – Shaker Spirit Stroll, recommended for ages 12+  November 1 …

Start: November 1, 2014 6:00 pm
End: November 1, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

All The Little Pieces/ Sydney Cubit at Willie’s Locally Known

All the Little Pieces is an eclectic, multigenerational band from Central Kentucky. They play a wide variety of music ranging from roots country, jazz and blues to modern rock. A seasoned local singer-songwriter, Sydney has performed at various venues and writes much of her own material, in a flowy, acoustic pop style. www.willieslex.com 

Start: November 1, 2014 7:00 pm
End: November 1, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

Patrick Rothfuss discussing & signing ‘The Slow Regard of Silent Things’ at Joseph Beth

Rothfuss is a wildly entertaining speaker who usually leads a lengthy question and answer session following his book discussion before signing. Deep below the University, there is a dark place. Few people know of it: a broken web of ancient passageways and abandoned rooms. A young woman lives there, tucked among the sprawling tunnels of the Underthing, snug in the …

Start: November 1, 2014 7:00 pm
End: November 1, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Address:
161 Lexington Green Cir #B, Lexington, KY, United States

Filmslang: Screening of “Something, Anything”

The fourth annual Filmslang, a local film festival presented by the Lexington Film League and the Lexington Public Library, will present a Lexington premiere followed by Q&A with writer-director Paul Harrill. When a tragedy shatters her plans for domestic bliss, a seemingly typical Southern newlywed gradually transforms into a spiritual seeker, quietly threatening the closest relationships around her. One of …

Start: November 1, 2014 7:00 pm
End: November 1, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $7