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June 2014

Festival Of The Bluegrass

June 12 - 15
Kentucky Horse Park ,
Lexington, KY United States
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The Festival of the Bluegrass is the oldest Bluegrass festival in the bluegrass region of Kentucky. This 4-day event provides Bluegrass music performances as well as kids camps and activities for all ages. The festival will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park Campground, and campsites are available for the event.

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PlayThink Movement & Flow Arts Festival 2014

June 12 - 15
Homegrown Hideaways ,
500 Floyd Branch Rd., Berea, KY 40403 United States
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“yoga ~ poi ~ hoops ~ staff ~ kirtan ~ art capoeira ~ aerials ~ qi gong ~ nia ~ beatboxing drums ~ dance ~ meditation ~ sacred geometry fire dancing ~ stilt walking ~ circus balancing PlayThink is a celebration of Art, Sustainability, Music, Performance, FLOW, and Life itself. The PlayThink Movement is an inclusive, participatory, community and family oriented culture of vitality, fun, and well-being, rooted in the belief that each of us has the power to re-shape…

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Harry Dean Stanton Fest

June 13 - 15
The Kentucky Theater ,
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Beginning in February of 2011, the city of Lexington, Kentucky has proudly hosted a festival in honor of Kentucky born actor Harry Dean Stanton. Begun in an effort to both celebrate the diverse film work of this legendary cinematic icon and remind the community of his Lexington roots, the annual festival utilizes various venues throughout downtown Lexington for film screenings, speakers, and Harry Dean Stanton related events.

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It’s a Grand Night for Singing, UK Singletary Center

June 13 - 15
Singletary Center,
405 ROSE ST., Lexington, KY United States
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Presented by UK Opera Theatre. This musical extravaganza is hailed as the official start to the summer music season in Lexington. Dates: June 13-15 & 20-22, 2014 Time: 7:30pm (on June 13, 14, 20 & 21); 2:00pm (on June 15 & 22) Venue: Singletary Center for the Arts

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FILM: Lady Sings The Blues, Lyric Theater

June 15 @ 3:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lyric Theater,
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Each Summer, The Lyric presents a series of films which highlight African American cinema from its early days to the present. This moviegoing experience offers insight into the progression of African American film over time.

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Special Father’s Day Train Ride

June 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bluegrass Scenic Railroad and Museum,
175 Beasley Road, Versailles, KY 40383 United States
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Dad’s ride for half price!  Enjoy an 11 mile, 90 minute round trip train excursion through the horse farms of Central Kentucky.  Plan to arrive at 1:30 pm

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Father’s Day VIP Experience, Lexington Legends

June 15 @ 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Whitaker Bank Ballpark,
Lexington, KY United States
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Dads will receive a VIP experience at the ballpark for Father’s Day including a pre-game tour of the clubhouse and grounds keeping area; meet and greet with Legends players and coaches; pre-game time to play catch on the field;  opportunities to win door prizes; and an all you can eat buffet picnic.

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BALL: Lexington Legends vs. Charleston, Whitaker Bank Ballpark

June 15 @ 6:05 pm - 9:00 pm
Whitaker Bank Ballpark ,
207 Legends Lane, Lexington, KY 40505 United States
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KIDS: KY Science Center Science Camp

June 16
Steam Academy,
123 East Sixth Street, Lexington, KY United States
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KIDS Camps, Lexington Fayette County June 2014 The Kentucky Science Center’s newest platform is designed to expand STEM education and programming to locations throughout the state of Kentucky. The Science Center offers a week-long camp for students in Fayette, Oldham, and Scott Counties. School’s Out Science Camps offer exciting educational experiences for children in grades K-5 during the summer. Unique topics are designed to inform, engage and entertain budding scientists. For more information on Lexington Fayette County Camps Click Here. For…

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Woodsongs: Carlene Carter and Jason D. Williams

June 16 @ 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Lyric,
300 E Third St, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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Shows tapes each Monday at the Lyric Theatre Downtown, 300 E Third St Lexington, KY 40508. Plenty of parking in the lots alongside the Lyric. Audience must be seated by 6:45PM. Please Remain Seated Until 8:15 pm.

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Billy Joe Shaver, Willie’s

June 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Willie's,
805 N Broadway Rd, Lexington, KY United States
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Legendary musician Bill Joe Shaver will be playing at Willie’s Locally Known July 1, 2014.

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Dale Ann Bradley and Steve Gulley, Southland Jamboree

June 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Southland,
Lexington, KY United States
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Southland Jamboree in Lexington, Kentucky – Schedule for the 2014 season – 7:00 PM each Tuesday night

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CONCERT: Lionel Richie with Cee Lo Green, KFC Yum Center

June 17 @ 7:30 pm
KFC Yum Center,
1 Arena Plaza, Louisville, KY 40202 United States
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CONCERT: Elvis Costello at the Louisville Palace

June 17 @ 8:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Louisville Palace,
625 S. 4th Street, Louisville, KY 40202 United States
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Elvis Costello comes to Kentucky’s Louisville Palace for a solo show.

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Summer Classic Movies: Dr. Strangelove, Kentucky Theatre

June 18
The Kentucky Theater ,
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Dr. Strangelove will be playing at the Kentucky Theatre on Wednesday, June 18 at 1:30 and 7:15.

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Courtesy Fun Day Golf Outing, University Club of Kentucky

June 18 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
University Club of Kentucky,
4850 Leestown Road, Lexington, KY United States
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Courtesy Acura and the Makenna Foundation are teaming up once again for the annual Courtesy Fun Day. The Fun Day begins at 11 a.m. with lunch. At 12:00 sharp the golfers hit the course. Along the way, the players will have a chance to participate in several contests designed to raise additional funds for the Makenna Foundation and add some friendly competition to the day. (859) 422-2010. 11 am at the University Club of Kentucky out Leestown Road.

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Boot Camp, Triangle Park

June 18 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Triangle Park,
400 West Main St, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Every Wednesday this summer from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm, the YMCA of Central Kentucky invites you to join the ultimate outdoor challenge by participating in a free boot camp session at Triangle Park. Your trainer will take you through an intense workout of athletic drills, including; cardio, push-ups, lunges and many other of the best exercise techniques to help you reach the next level of optimal performance. Don’t for-get to bring a water bottle and a towel. Note: classes…

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Red Barn Radio: 5 String Theory

June 18 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtsPlace,
Mill Street, Lexington, KY United States
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Red Barn Radio: 5 String Theory, The Performance Hall at ArtsPlace, June 18 at 8 pm.

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The Johnson Brothers, Thursday Night Live

June 19 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cheapside Park,
251 West Main St, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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April 3 – August 28 4:30-9:00pm September 4 – October 16 4:30-7:30pm Fifth Third Bank Pavilion at Cheapside Park (251 W. Main Street)

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Legacy of Flight Fundraising Banquet, The Aviation Museum of Kentucky

June 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Aviation Museum of Kentucky,
4029 Airport Rd, Lexington, KY United States
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First annual fund-raising banquet to support the Institute for Aero-space Education. Join us for a fun evening of entertainment with live and silent auctions. Honoring the Golden Age of aviation, all pro-ceeds will go furthering aerospace education in Kentucky. 6:pm – 9:pm at the The Aviation Museum of Kentucky

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Books: Kevin Hearne, Joseph-Beth

June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Joseph Beth,
161 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington, KY 40503 United States
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Kevin Hearne will be at Lexington’s Joseph-Beth Booksellers signing and discussing his book Shattered on Thursday, June 19 at 7 pm.

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GIGS: The Kentucky Hoss Cats, Willie’s

June 19 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Willie's Locally Known,
805 N. Broadway, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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Comedy: Lavell Crawford

June 20 - 22
Comedy Off Broadway,
161 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington, KY 40503 United States
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Lavell Crawford is a SAG Award Winning actor, writer, & producer who is best known for playing Saul Goodman’s bodyguard, “Huell Babineaux” on AMC’s Breaking Bad. Friday – 8:00pm & 10:30pm Saturday – 8:30pm & 11:00pm Sunday – 7:15pm

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It’s a Grand Night for Singing, UK Singletary Center

June 20 - 22
Singletary Center,
405 ROSE ST., Lexington, KY United States
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Presented by UK Opera Theatre. This musical extravaganza is hailed as the official start to the summer music season in Lexington. Dates: June 13-15 & 20-22, 2014 Time: 7:30pm (on June 13, 14, 20 & 21); 2:00pm (on June 15 & 22) Venue: Singletary Center for the Arts

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World Refugee Day Summit: Lexington’s Bridge to the World

June 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Farish Theater,
140 East Main St, Lexington, KY United States
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A conference to discuss challenges, creative solutions, and the success stories of Lexington’s growing refugee population.

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Lexington Gallery Hop

June 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

“The LexArts Hop is a self-guided tour of the  visual arts in downtown Lexington, KY. Patrons  begin at any location and visit as many or as few  participating venues as they would like. Each site  presents an exciting new exhibit for each Hop  and, thanks to the generosity of many, admission  is always free.”

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ART: Kevin Nance, Hunt Morgan House

June 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hunt-Morgan House,
201 N. Mill Street, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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ART: Gallery Hop, June 20, 2014 Kevin Nance, Hunt-Morgan House, presented by the Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation Chicago-based photographer and former Lexington Herald-Leader journalist Kevin Nance will be the  featured artist at the historic Hunt-Morgan House in Gratz Park as part of Lexington’s Gallery Hop on June 20, 2014 About 35 of Nance’s framed prints, ranging from street photography and art photography to landscapes and skyscapes, will be on exhibit. Also available for purchase will be a substantial…

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Lexington Connection of Tuuum Artists, Gallery Hop

June 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Bread Box at West Sixth,
Lexington, KY United States
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the first community-driven exhibition supported by Tuuum, Lexington Connection (June 20, 2014) brings together work by seven Lexington-based artists – Charlie Campbell, R Clint Colburn, Erin Eldred, Derrick Meads, Colleen Merrill, Bianca Spriggs and David Wischer. Handpicked by local curator and artist Paul Brown, these artists are currently represented on Tuuum, a website that enables artists to broaden their market reach by promoting their work to an international audience. During the show, organized in occasion of LexArts Hop, visitors will…

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Eugene Meatyard: Photographing Thomas Merton, Institute 193

June 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Institute 193 ,
193 N. Limestone, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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This Friday during Lexington Gallery Hop, Institute 193 will be hosting an opening reception of Photographing Thomas Merton, an exhibition of portraits of Merton by Ralph Eugene Meatyard. During their brief friendship, which was cut short by Merton’s untimely death in 1968, Merton and Meatyard held intense conversations, exchanged letters, and Merton became the subject for a series of photographs by Meatyard, the focus of our exhibition. The exhibition is presented in collaboration with the Center for Interfaith Relations and is sponsored in part by Lexington’s Good Shepherd Episcopal Church.

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Keeneland Concours Preview & Maserati Mingle

June 20 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Courthouse Plaza,
Lexington, KY United States
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Courthouse Square, 120 & 150 N. Limestone St. in downtown Lexington, Kentucky. Exotic automobiles, & Entertainment: Food and Drinks available. 5:30pm-9:00pm

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7th Annual Fairness Awards Dinner

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The 7th Annual Fairness Awards Dinner celebrates those in Lexington that have made special impacts to the GLBT community. Awards will be given in the following categories: The Ally for Fairness Award The Jonathan Barker Fairness Leadership Award The Jennifer Crossen Out for Fairness Award The Ernesto Scorsone Political Leadership Award

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Film: Sherman and Mr. Peabody

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Jacobson Park,
Lexington, KY United States
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Free Friday Flicks presents “Sherman and Mr. Peabody”, Jacobson Park

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Creatures of the Night, Raven Run

June 20 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Raven Run,
5888 Jacks Creek Pike, Lexington, KY 40515 United States
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This free program will focus on the habits and folklore  of  insects active at  dusk throughout  the night.

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Shaker Village Antiques Show & Sale

June 21 - 22
Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill,
3501 Lexington Rd. , Harrodsburg , KY 40330 United States
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Saturday 10 AM–5 PM / Sunday 10 AM–4 PM More than fifty of the nation’s top dealers will travel from across the U.S. to exhibit a range of antiques surrounded by the pristine Shaker Village restoration. Among items available will be period Shaker artifacts, museum quality American furniture, vintage decorative arts and furniture, silver, jewelry, quilts, garden sculpture, fine and folk art, historical artifacts and affordable antiques from America and the Continent.

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United Way’s 3rd Annual 5K on the Runway, Bluegrass Airport

June 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Bluegrass Airport,
4832 Versailles Road, Lexington, KY United States
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All are invited to participate in this year’s race on an improved, chip-timed course allowing the public to run or walk on an actual runway and around Lexington’s Blue Grass Airport. Enjoy the thrill of planes taking off and landing on a neighboring runway as you run or walk to help benefit the 178,000 people in Central Kentucky that were helped through a United Way program last year. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to experience the airport from a unique perspective.

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Junior Naturalist Program – Pioneer Skills for Kids

June 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McConnell Springs,
416 Rebmann Ln, Lexington, KY United States
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Youth ages 10 and younger are invited to come out to McConnell Springs as they continue their quest to become a Junior Naturalist.  Participants will learn and explore the skills of a Pioneer.

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13th Annual Kitchen of the Bluegrass Tour

June 21 @ 1:00 pm - June 22 @ 5:00 pm

“Kitchens of the Bluegrass Tour benefiting Child Development Center of the Bluegrass This self-guided tour features 15 unique kitchens in some of Lexington’s most beautiful homes and neighborhoods! Locations throughout Lexington, featuring Central Kentucky’s top kitchen designers!”

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Bluegrass Scenic Railroad and Museum Mystery Theater

June 21 @ 1:30 pm - June 22 @ 4:00 pm
Bluegrass Scenic Railroad and Museum,
175 Beasley Road, Versailles, KY 40383 United States
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“Help solve the Murder!  Enjoy an 11 mile, 90 minute round trip train excursion through the horse farms of Central Kentucky.  Plan to arrive at 1:30 pm.”

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Give Into The Groove, Whitaker Bank Ballpark

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Whitaker Bank Ballpark ,
207 Legends Lane, Lexington, KY 40505 United States
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Give Into The Groove is a feel-good benefit featuring live & electronic music, multimedia art & fashion. With the purpose of drawing attention to community needs and unleashing artists of all ages, Give Into The Groove’s mission is to raise awareness for local organizations and charities and encourage people to get involved in philanthropy. 6 pm – 10 pm at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.

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FILM: Mahogany, Lyric Theater

June 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lyric Theater,
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Each Summer, The Lyric presents a series of films which highlight African American cinema from its early days to the present. This moviegoing experience offers insight into the progression of African American film over time.

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Woodsongs: NRBQ and Sundy Best

June 23 @ 6:45 am - 8:15 pm
Lyric Theater,
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Shows tapes each Monday at the Lyric Theatre Downtown, 300 E Third St Lexington, KY 40508. Plenty of parking in the lots alongside the Lyric. Audience must be seated by 6:45PM. Please Remain Seated Until 8:15 pm.

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Once Upon a Time, Farish Theater

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Farish Theater,
140 East Main St, Lexington, KY United States
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“Cinderella and Jack and the Beanstalk are brought to life by the talented actors from Bright Star Children’s Theatre. For ages 5 and up.”

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Concert: Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band, The Morris Book Shop

June 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Morris Book Shop,
882 E. High St., Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Latin Grammy winners Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band perform at Lexington’s The Morris Book Shop on June 23 at 3 pm.

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Woodsongs: Judy Collins And Ari Hest

June 24 @ 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Lyric Theatre,
Lexington, KY United States
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Lyric Theatre Downtown, 300 E Third St Lexington, KY 40508. Plenty of parking in the lots alongside the Lyric. Audience must be seated by 6:45PM. Please Remain Seated Until 8:15 pm. The Judy Collins show is part of a special two-night double broadcast for Woodsongs.

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Mountain Connection, Southland Jamboree

June 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Southland,
Lexington, KY United States
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Southland Jamboree in Lexington, Kentucky – Schedule for the 2014 season – 7:00 PM each Tuesday night

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MOVIES: Obvious Child, advance screening

June 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cinemark Fayette Mall,
3800 Mall Road, Lexington, KY 40503 United States
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Ace Sneak Movie Preview, Lexington KY. Obvious Child. On Tuesday, June 24, 2014 Ace will host an advance screening of Obvious Child at Cinemark Fayette Mall at 7 pm. Ace readers who like, comment, and share this post on Facebook, are eligible to receive a pass (while supplies last). Remember, your pass does not guarantee admission — it’s just a hunting license — so, arrive early, stay hydrated, and wear loose-fitting clothes.  Pace yourself. For advance notice on all of Ace’s Advance Movie Previews…

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Summer Classic Movies: To Catch A Thief, Kentucky Theatre

June 25
The Kentucky Theater ,
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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To Catch A Thief will be playing at the Kentucky Theatre on Wednesday, June 25 at 1:30 and 7:15.

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Kids: Monsters University, Farish Theater

June 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Farish Theater,
140 East Main St, Lexington, KY United States
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Kids Film screening of Monsters University.

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Books: Karen White, Joseph Beth

June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Joseph Beth,
161 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington, KY 40503 United States
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New York Times bestselling author Karen White sign A Long Time Gone at Lexington’s Joseph-Beth Booksellers at 7 pm

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Red Barn Radio: My Brother’s Keeper

June 25 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtsPlace,
Mill Street, Lexington, KY United States
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Red Barn Radio: My Brother’s Keeper, The Performance Hall at ArtsPlace, June 25 at 8 pm.

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