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What’s Open and What’s Closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in Lexington


Three Lexington Walgreens will remain open on their usual open 24-hours schedule on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (the one at the corner of Richmond Rd. and St. Ann, the one on Harrodsburg Road, and the Hamburg location.)

Trader Joe’s on Nicholasville Rd.will close at 6 pm on Christmas Eve and will be closed on Christmas Day. Whole Foods in Lexington Green will be open 7 am to 7 pm on Christmas Eve.

Kroger on Euclid will close at 5 pm on Christmas Eve and will be closed on Christmas Day.

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Lexington Fayette Urban County Government

Monday, December 24, 2012

Christmas Eve — LFUCG offices closed

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Christmas Day — LFUCG offices closed

LexTran schedule:

Christmas Day Service

Routes 1 – 13 will operate on a modified Sunday schedule on Christmas Day. Transit Center departures occur at regularly scheduled Sunday times between 11 a.m. and end at 6 p.m. There will be one inbound trip starting at the end of the line, prior to the 11 a.m departure. Access Christmas schedule here.

Garbage Collection in Fayette County

Wednesday December 26 is the garbage collection makeup day for Fayette County residents who normally have Tuesday collection.

Movie Theaters

Movie Theaters in Lexington will close on Christmas Eve evening, but will re-open on Christmas Day. Call or Fandango for movie times.

Silver Linings Playbook opens at the Kentucky Theatre. Additional movies now playing in Lexington, and reviewed by Ace include: Lincoln; The Hobbit; The Guilt Trip; This is 40; and Twilight: Breaking Dawn 2.

TreeCycling: How to Recycle your Christmas Tree after Christmas

Residents should place their tree on the curb on their collection day, along with their Herbie, Rosie and Lenny containers. Decorations and lights need to be removed from the tree before it is placed on the curb. Wreaths made of natural greenery and even pumpkins from the fall can be placed in your Lenny yard waste container.


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