Upcoming Events

July 30, 2014

Summer Classic Film Series: ‘Tootsie’ at The Kentucky Theatre

A 1982 film starring Dustin Hoffman playing a struggling actor who dresses up as a women to achieve success. Also Starring Jessica Lange and Bill Murray.  In conjunction with the Kentucky Theatre’s Summer Classic Films Series, which features weekly classic films screenings at 1:30 and 7:15 p.m. each Wednesday through early September.  For the full schedule, click here.

Date: July 30, 2014
Venue: Kentucky Theater
Phone: (859) 231-6997
Address:
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $6

Lexington Restaurant Week

Raise a glass – and a fork! – to toast Lexington’s innovative local restaurant scene. The 2nd Annual Lexington Restaurant Week takes place July 24 – August 2. $25 pre-fixed dinners every day for 10 days at the hottest local restaurants in town. For more information (including a list of participating restaurants and their menus), visit: http://lexrestaurants.com or check out the Facebook …

Date: July 30, 2014
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States

Lexington Farmer’s Market: Alumni Dr & University

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: July 30, 2014 3:00 pm
End: July 30, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: Alumni & University
Address:
Alumni and University, Lexington , KY, United States

SummerFest: Little Shop of Horrors at Moondance Ampitheatre

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORSBook by Howard Ashman                                                                                                              
Directed by: Jenny Fitzpatrick July, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 & July 30, 31, August 1, 2, 3, 2014                                                             
Box Office Opens 6:15pm
                                                                                                           Showtime: 8:00pm A down-and out skid row floral assistant becomes an overnight sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a mysterious craving for fresh blood. Soon “Audrey II” grows …

Start: July 30, 2014 8:00 pm
End: July 30, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Moondance Amphitheater
Address:
1152 Monarch Street, Lexington , KY, United States

Songwriter’s Night at Buster’s

A night of local songwriters on the Buster’s stage. www.bustersbb.com   

Start: July 30, 2014 8:00 pm
End: July 30, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Buster's Billiards & Backroom
Phone: (859) 368-8871
Address:
899 Manchester Ave., Lexington, KY, United States

Ann Frances Backer at Willie’s Locally Known

Ann Frances Backer is a young Lexington pop/acoustic singer.  www.willieslex.com 

Start: July 30, 2014 8:00 pm
End: July 30, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

Blue Moon Shiners at Cosmic Charlie’s

  The Blue Moon Shiners were first brought together over a round of pickle shots and a shared love of Patty Loveless. Now the all-female group plays a blend of folk, blues, country, and bluegrass music throughout the Lexington area.   www.cosmic-charlies.com   

Start: July 30, 2014 10:00 pm
End: July 30, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

Jordan English at Tin Roof

Featuring Lexington soul/pop singer Jordan English on the Tin Roof stage and weekly drink specials. www.tinroofbars.com 

Start: July 30, 2014 11:55 pm
End: July 30, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Tin Roof
Address:
303 S. Limestone, Lexington, United States

July 31, 2014

Lexington Restaurant Week

Raise a glass – and a fork! – to toast Lexington’s innovative local restaurant scene. The 2nd Annual Lexington Restaurant Week takes place July 24 – August 2. $25 pre-fixed dinners every day for 10 days at the hottest local restaurants in town. For more information (including a list of participating restaurants and their menus), visit: http://lexrestaurants.com or check out the Facebook …

Date: July 31, 2014
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States

Lexington Farmer’s Market: S. Broadway & Maxwell

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: July 31, 2014 7:00 am
End: July 31, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: South Broadway & Maxwell
Address:
South Broadway & Maxwell, KY, United States

Film Screening: ‘Dumbo’ at the Farish theatre

A 1941 Disney children’s classic.

Start: July 31, 2014 1:00 pm
End: July 31, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Central Bank Thursday Night Live at Cheapside Park

The 19th season of Thursday Night Live will begin on April 3rd and run every Thursday through October 16th. The family-friendly event is held at the Fifth Third Pavilion at Cheapside Park. In addition to live music there will be food, beverages, and a lively social atmosphere. www.downtownlex.com April 3 – Bobby Perry Band April 10 – Off The Clock …

Start: July 31, 2014 5:00 pm
End: July 31, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: 5/3 Pavilion at Cheapside Park
Address:
Cheapside Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Kentucky Hoss Cats at Willie’s Locally Known

Vintage, four-on-the-floor era country music. www.willieslex.com  

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

25th Annual ‘Ballet Under The Stars’ at Woodland Park

Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, Ballet Under the Stars is one of Central Kentucky’s most anticipated events of the summer. This unique festival allows audiences to enjoy the beauty and grandeur of a professional ballet in the relaxed, casual setting of the park. The evening will begin with a pre-show youth production at 8 pm followed by the main …

Start: July 31, 2014 8:00 pm
End: July 31, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Woodland Park
Address:
Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

SummerFest: Little Shop of Horrors at Moondance Ampitheatre

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORSBook by Howard Ashman                                                                                                              
Directed by: Jenny Fitzpatrick July, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 & July 30, 31, August 1, 2, 3, 2014                                                             
Box Office Opens 6:15pm
                                                                                                           Showtime: 8:00pm A down-and out skid row floral assistant becomes an overnight sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a mysterious craving for fresh blood. Soon “Audrey II” grows …

Start: July 31, 2014 8:00 pm
End: July 31, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Moondance Amphitheater
Address:
1152 Monarch Street, Lexington , KY, United States

J.D. Wilkes and the Dirt Daubers at Willie’s Locally Known

“…Wilkes sings and plays holy hell out of the harmonica. He fronted the blues-punk outfit The Legendary Shack Shakers in the mid-1990s and saw his music pop up in television commercials (Geico) and TV shows (True Blood) before dusting off and regrouping as an acoustic trio that included his lovely wife, Jessica Wilkes, on upright bass.” – Examiner www.willieslex.com 

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

Doc Feldman & Infernal Method/ Joseph Allred at Natasha’s Bistro

  Doc Feldman & the Infernal Method – Dark country blues interpreted through the lens of heavy psychedelic rock. Joseph Allred – Magnificent fingerstyle guitar in the American primitive tradition. Mesmerizing textures from  one of Knoxville’s finest guitarists. www.beetnik.com   

Start: July 31, 2014 8:00 pm
End: July 31, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $5

Astor Place Riot/ Radiolaire/ The Vaticans at Cosmic Charlie’s

Astor Place Riot is a Lexington 5-piece indie/alternative band. Radiolaire also hails from Lexington, but creates a blues/ indie rock sound. The Vaticans make a unique brand of americana goth/rock. www.cosmic-charlies.com     

Start: July 31, 2014 9:00 pm
End: July 31, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

Kenny Owens Trio at Parlay Social

  Kenny Owens and cohorts will play a semi-acoustic country and rock set on the Parlay stage.    www.parlaysocial.com  

Start: July 31, 2014 9:30 pm
End: July 31, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Elsinores/ Vegan Death/ Little Jimmy/ Tony Manuel at Green Lantern

  Elsinores are a popular punk band based in Lexington, while Vegan Death offer more lo-fi, punk pop fare. The sets will be divided by two comedy acts Little Jimmy and Tony Manuel.  

Start: July 31, 2014 10:00 pm
End: July 31, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $6

Drunk With Guns at Tin Roof

  A rowdy rock band from Knoxville, TN playing covers from Van Halen, Stevie Ray Vaughn and more.   www.tinroofbars.com  

Start: July 31, 2014 10:30 pm
End: July 31, 2014 10:30 pm
Venue: Tin Roof
Address:
303 S. Limestone, Lexington, United States

August 1, 2014

Lexington Restaurant Week

Raise a glass – and a fork! – to toast Lexington’s innovative local restaurant scene. The 2nd Annual Lexington Restaurant Week takes place July 24 – August 2. $25 pre-fixed dinners every day for 10 days at the hottest local restaurants in town. For more information (including a list of participating restaurants and their menus), visit: http://lexrestaurants.com or check out the Facebook …

Date: August 1, 2014
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States

Coffee with the Collection at Shaker Village

June 20, June 21, June 22, August 1, August 2, and August 3.10 am and 2 pm, $25 (includes program & Village admission)Go behind the scenes with Shaker Village staff for a rare opportunity to view exceptional objects from the 10,000-piece Shaker Village collection. This intimate tour includes refreshments, conversation and access to collections storage spaces not open to the …

Date: August 1, 2014
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

Lexington Children’s Theatre: “Cinderella”

Lexington Children’s Theatre’s adaptation of the classic children’s tale.   Friday, Aug 1 – 7:00 Saturday, Aug 2 – 2:00 & 7:00 Sunday, Aug 3 – 2:00   www.lctonstage.org  

Date: August 1, 2014
Venue: Lexington Children's Theatre
Address:
418 west short street, lexington, 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. Food trucks will generally be open from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. For a list of vendors and more information each week, visit bluegrassfoodtrucks.org or email events@bluegrassfoodtrucks.com.  

Start: August 1, 2014 11:00 am
End: August 1, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: 400 East Main Street
Address:
400 East Main St, Lexington, KY, United States

Photography Tour at Shaker Village

Every Friday & Saturday, June – August Shaker Village of Kentucky now features reduced admission to new evening programs and activities, where guests can gather around the fire pits on the Trustees’ Office lawn for marshmallow roasts, kids’ games and more. Bring your camera, or camera phone, and check out the best spots in the Village during the “golden hour” …

Start: August 1, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 1, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

The Night Market

  The August Night Market will be celebrating one year of Night Markets and raising awareness for the Cane Run Watershed.   Presented by the North Limestone Community Development Corporation (NoLi CDC).   West Sixth Brewing, Presenting Sponsor.   Music by Lexington Lexington.  

Start: August 1, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 1, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Night Market
Address:
E Loudoun Ave & Bryan Ave, Lexington, KY

25th Annual ‘Ballet Under The Stars’ at Woodland Park

Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, Ballet Under the Stars is one of Central Kentucky’s most anticipated events of the summer. This unique festival allows audiences to enjoy the beauty and grandeur of a professional ballet in the relaxed, casual setting of the park. The evening will begin with a pre-show youth production at 8 pm followed by the main …

Start: August 1, 2014 8:00 pm
End: August 1, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Woodland Park
Address:
Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

SummerFest: Little Shop of Horrors at Moondance Ampitheatre

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORSBook by Howard Ashman                                                                                                              
Directed by: Jenny Fitzpatrick July, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 & July 30, 31, August 1, 2, 3, 2014                                                             
Box Office Opens 6:15pm
                                                                                                           Showtime: 8:00pm A down-and out skid row floral assistant becomes an overnight sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a mysterious craving for fresh blood. Soon “Audrey II” grows …

Start: August 1, 2014 8:00 pm
End: August 1, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Moondance Amphitheater
Address:
1152 Monarch Street, Lexington , KY, United States

Summer Concert Series at Fro-Jo’s

Fro-Jo’s Frozen Yogurt and Coffee presents a family-friendly concert series at their Lexington Green location. June: 6th Jimmy and the Slammers           13th Ben Lacy           20th Analog Apostles           27th Space Cowboys July:  11th Tiffaney Nesbeth Band           18th Zed’s Dead           25th King’s Ransom        August: 1st Steve Sizemore Band               8th Ironworks

Start: August 1, 2014 8:00 pm
End: August 1, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Fro-Jo's Frozen Yogurt
Address:
192 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington , KY, United States