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July 2014

Little Shop Of Horrors, Summerfest

July 30 - 31
Moondance Amphitheater,
Beaumont Circle, Lexington, KY United States
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LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS July 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 31 August 1, 2, 3, 2014 Gates Open @ 6:45pm Show Begins @ 8:00pm Book by Howard Ashman Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Howard Ashman Based on the film by Roger Corman, Screenplay by Charles Griffith 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 into an ill-tempered, foul-mouthed,…

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SNL’s Jay Pharoah, Comedy Off Broadway

July 31 - August 3
Comedy Off Broadway,
161 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington, KY 40503 United States
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“Jay is a current Saturday Night Live cast member! Jay Pharoah is returning to Studio 8H for his fourth season. Pharoah is most known for his wide array of uncanny celebrity impressions including President Barack Obama, Will Smith, Denzel Washington, Stephen A. Smith and Kanye West, as well as for his recurring character of school principal Daniel Frye.”   Thursday: 7:15pm Friday: 8:00pm & 10:30pm Saturday: 8:00pm & 10:30pm Sunday 7:15pm

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KIDS: Dumbo, Farish Theatre

July 31 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Farish Theater,
140 E Main St, Lexington, KY United States
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The Farish Theatre inside the Lexington Public Library will be playing Dumbo at 1 pm.

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Swing Street, Thursday Night Live

July 31 @ 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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Ballet Under The Stars, Woodland Park

July 31 @ 8:00 pm - August 3 @ 5:00 pm
Woodland Park,
Lexington, KY United States
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The evening will begin with a pre-show youth production at 8 pm followed by the main show that will once again feature professional dancers. Lawn chairs and/or blankets should be brought for seating and patrons may pack a picnic dinner or purchase concessions onsite.

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August 2014

Little Shop Of Horrors, Summerfest

August 1 - 3
Moondance Amphitheater,
Beaumont Circle, Lexington, KY United States
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LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS July 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 31 August 1, 2, 3, 2014 Gates Open @ 6:45pm Show Begins @ 8:00pm Book by Howard Ashman Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Howard Ashman Based on the film by Roger Corman, Screenplay by Charles Griffith 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 into an ill-tempered, foul-mouthed,…

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KIDS: Cinderella, LCT

August 2 - 3
Lexington Children's Theatre ,
418 W. Short St. , Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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PUBLIC PERFORMANCE DATES Thursday, July 24 – 7:00 Friday, July 25 – 7:00 Saturday, July 26 – 2:00 Sunday, July 27 – 2:00 Friday, Aug 1 – 7:00 Saturday, Aug 2 – 2:00 & 7:00 Sunday, Aug 3 – 2:00

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Kids Code Camp, Awesome Inc

August 4 - 7
Awesome Inc,
348 E. Main, Lexington, KY United States
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Middle and high school age children learn the fundamentals of coding 1-5 pm.

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2014 Pony Finals, Kentucky Horse Park

August 4 - 10
Kentucky Horse Park,
4089 Iron Works Pike, Lexington, KY United States
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The 2014 Pony Finals will take place at The Kentucky Horse Park from August 4th to August 10th.

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Town Branch Cocktail Contest

August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Town Branch Distillery,
401 Cross St, Lexington, KY United States
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Five local bartenders create craft cocktails using Town Branch Rye and Ale-8-One for a panel of judges and a public audience. Tickets for the Town Branch Cocktail Contest, on August 4th at the Town Branch Distillery, are on sale to the public on Eventbrite.com. Tickets include samples of each of the cocktails, food from Dupree Catering and Ale-8-One.

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Woodsongs: Crowder & The Collection, Lyric Theater

August 4 @ 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Lyric Theater,
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Crowder and The Collection play at Lyric Theater on July 14th at 6:45 pm. Plenty of FREE 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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BALL: Legends vs. Rome, ballpark

August 4 @ 7:05 pm - 10:00 pm
Whitaker Bank Ballpark ,
207 Legends Lane, Lexington, KY 40505 United States
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The Lexington Legends play Rome at 7:05 pm Monday August 4th at the Whitaker Bank Ballpark.

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Stone Cold Grass, Southland Jamboree

August 5 @ 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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Jazzberry Jam, Ecton Park

August 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ecton Park,
956 Turkey Foot Road, Lexington, KY United States
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Big Band & Jazz, one of Lexington’s longest running and most beloved concert series, features great jazz and big band music weekly. The May and June concerts will be held at the Moondance at Midnight Pass Amphitheatre in Beaumont Circle while the July and August concerts will take place at Ecton Park. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets for seating.

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BALL: Lexington Legends vs. Rome, ballpark

August 5 @ 7:05 pm - 10:00 pm
Whitaker Bank Ballpark ,
207 Legends Lane, Lexington, KY 40505 United States
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Lexington Legends play Rome at 7:05 pm on August 5th at the Whitaker Bank Ballpark.

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Summer Classic Movies: Stop Making Sense, Kentucky Theatre

August 6
The Kentucky Theater ,
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Stop Making Sense will be playing at the Kentucky Theatre on Wednesday, August 6 at 1:30 and 7:15.

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BALL: Lexington Legends vs. Rome, ballpark

August 6 @ 7:05 pm - 10:00 pm
Whitaker Bank Ballpark ,
207 Legends Lane, Lexington, KY 40505 United States
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The Lexington Legends will play Rome at 7:05 pm on August 6th at the Whitaker Bank Ballpark.

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Conch Republic, Thursday Night Live

August 7 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cheapside Park,
251 West Main St, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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Thursday Night Live offers free, family friendly live music every Thursday at the Fifth Third Pavilion at Cheapside Park.

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Teen Howl Poetry Series, Morris Book Shop

August 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Morris Book Shop,
882 E. High St., Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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On the first Thursday of each month at 6:00 pm, it’s the Teen Howl Poetry Series! Hosts Elizabeth Beck and Jay McCoy present an open mic opportunity for the under-21 crowd to read or perform their own work: just come in, sign up, and wait for your turn to howl! Each month we also have several featured performers to cap off the evening. The open mic list can fill up fast: come early if you wish to read your work!  

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Quest Pastor Pete Hise, Joseph Beth’s

August 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Joseph Beth Booksellers,
Lexington, KY United States
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Quest Pastor Pete Hise shares his book “What Life are You Waiting For? Push Play on the Adventure God Has for You.” at 7 pm at Joseph Beth’s.

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BALL: Lexington Legends vs. Greenville, ballpark

August 7 @ 7:05 pm - 10:00 pm
Whitaker Bank Ballpark ,
207 Legends Lane, Lexington, KY 40505 United States
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The Lexington Legends vs. Greenville at 7:05 pm on August 7th at the Whitaker Bank Ballpark.

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Fountain Films: Napoleon Dynamite

August 8 @ 8:45 pm
Triangle Park,
Lexington, KY United States
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Select Fridays May – August Approximately 8:45pm Triangle Park, between W. Main Street and W. Vine Street

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2014 Kentucky Vineyard Society Wine Festival

August 9 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Masterston Station Park,
3051 Leestown Rd., Lexington, KY 40511 United States
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More than 15 Kentucky Wineries will be in Attendance! Wineries selling by the glass & by the bottle Music by Lisa Raymond out on the beautiful covered pavilion patio music stage Cooking with Wine Demos by Executive Chef/Lexington’s Celebrity Chef, Ranada West-Riley, Owner of Lexington Diner Food Vendors on-site If you’d like to purchase tickets, you can do so here.

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A Midsummer Night’s Run, Downtown Lexington

August 9 @ 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Downtown,
Lexington, KY United States
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On Saturday, August 9 runners and walkers will take to the streets of downtown Lexington for a night of entertainment and activities. The night begins with the Fastest Kid in Town race (ages 3 years and up) at 4:30 p.m., followed by the One-Mile Fun Run/Walk at 6:30 p.m. Concluding the night is the main event, the 5K A Midsummer Night’s Run, at 8:30 p.m

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Custom Made Bluegrass, Southland Jamboree

August 12 @ 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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Rick Cook Quintet, Ecton Park

August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ecton Park,
956 Turkey Foot Road, Lexington, KY United States
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Big Band & Jazz, one of Lexington’s longest running and most beloved concert series, features great jazz and big band music weekly. The May and June concerts will be held at the Moondance at Midnight Pass Amphitheatre in Beaumont Circle while the July and August concerts will take place at Ecton Park. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets for seating.

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Summer Classic Movies: Miracle Of Morgan’s Creek, Kentucky Theatre

August 13
The Kentucky Theater ,
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Miracle Of Morgan’s Creek will be playing at the Kentucky Theatre on Wednesday, June 5 at 1:30 and 7:15. Plus New Short IT’S A FRAME UP, done in style of 1938 short comedy.

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Chamber Music Festival, Fasig-Tipton Pavillion

August 14 - 24
Fasig Tipton,
Lexington, KY United States
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The Chamber Music Festival of Lexington brings together a quintet of nationally recognized musicians for three formal concerts at the Fasig-Tipton Pavilion.  Its core group of musicians is led by Music director Nathan Cole, first Associate Concertmaster of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Pianist Alessio Bax, violist Burchard Tang, cellist Priscilla Lee, and violinist Akiko Taramoto complete the ensemble. This year’s guest artist is Allegra Lilly, principal harpist of the St. Louis Symphony.

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Town Branch celebrates Cocktail Contest winner, Parlay Social

August 14 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Parlay Social,
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The public event featuring the winning bartender and his or her specialty cocktail from the Town Branch Cocktail Contest  is set for Thursday, Aug. 14 from 5-9 p.m. at Parlay Social on West Short Street in downtown Lexington.

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Picnic With Pops, Keeneland

August 15 @ 6:00 pm - August 16 @ 8:30 pm
Keeneland,
Versailles Road, Lexington, KY United States
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The event features live orchestra music by the Lexington Philharmonic and special guest Michael Cavanaugh, performing the music of Elton John. Table seating is available, as well as general admission (blanket) seating. Attendees are encouraged to bring picnic dinners and beverage of their choice. Keene Meadow, Keeneland

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Woodland Arts Fair, Woodland Park

August 16 - 17
Woodland Park,
Lexington, KY United States
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Shop 200 artists, enjoy live music and food, and create your own family art- all with free admission.

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Jeff Clair, Southland Jamboree

August 19 @ 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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Osland Dailey Jazztet, Ecton Park

August 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ecton Park,
956 Turkey Foot Road, Lexington, KY United States
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Big Band & Jazz, one of Lexington’s longest running and most beloved concert series, features great jazz and big band music weekly. The May and June concerts will be held at the Moondance at Midnight Pass Amphitheatre in Beaumont Circle while the July and August concerts will take place at Ecton Park. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets for seating.

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Summer Classic Movies: Harvey, Kentucky Theatre

August 20
The Kentucky Theater ,
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Harvey will be playing at the Kentucky Theatre on Wednesday, August 20 at 1:30 and 7:15.

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Kenny Owens & Group Therapy, Fifth Third Pavilion

August 21 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cheapside Park,
251 West Main St, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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Thursday Night Live offers free, family friendly live music every Thursday at the Fifth Third Pavilion at Cheapside Park.

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Phoenix Fridays: Coralee & The Townies, Ben Sollee, Phoenix Park

August 22 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Phoenix Park (downtown Lexington),
Lexington, KY United States
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Coralee & The Townies and Ben Sollee play at Phoenix Park on August 22nd at 5 pm as a part of Phoenix Fridays.

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UK Basketball Alumni Game

August 24

The 2014 UK Basketball Alumni Game will be held on August 24, 2014 at the conclusion of the 2014 John Calipari Basketball Fantasy Experience.

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5 String Theory, Southland Jamboree

August 26 @ 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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DiMartino-Osland Jazz Orchestra, Ecton Park

August 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ecton Park,
956 Turkey Foot Road, Lexington, KY United States
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Big Band & Jazz, one of Lexington’s longest running and most beloved concert series, features great jazz and big band music weekly. The May and June concerts will be held at the Moondance at Midnight Pass Amphitheatre in Beaumont Circle while the July and August concerts will take place at Ecton Park. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets for seating.

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Summer Classic Movies: This Is Spinal Tap, Kentucky Theatre

August 27
The Kentucky Theater ,
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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This Is Spinal Tap will be playing at the Kentucky Theatre on Wednesday, August 27 at 1:30 and 7:15.

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The Payback, Fifth Third Pavilion

August 28 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cheapside Park,
Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Thursday Night Live offers free, family friendly live music every Thursday at the Fifth Third Pavilion at Cheapside Park.

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Fest Of Ales, Cheapside Park

August 29 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cheapside Park,
251 West Main St, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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The Throwbacks will be performing from 5:30-8:30 at the Pavillion. Tickets buy guests a collectible tasting glass and 20 beer samples.

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Questapalooza 2014

August 31 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Quest Community Church,
410 Sporting Ct., Lexington, KY 40503 United States
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“In it’s 9th year, Questapalooza boasts fun for the entire family. The party for the city includes an Indoor Concert as well as an Outdoor Party that includes activities that provide fun and entertainment for every age range.” Featuring musical acts Lecrae and Tenth Avenue North.

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September 2014

Summer Classic Movies: 8 ½, Kentucky Theatre

September 3
The Kentucky Theater ,
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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8 ½ will be playing at the Kentucky Theatre on Wednesday, September 3 at 1:30 and 7:15.

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Cult Film Series: Big Trouble in Little China, Al’s Bar

September 3 @ 8:00 pm
Al's Bar,
601 N. Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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Terrapin Hill Harvest Festival 2014

September 4 - 7

Family-Friendly Festivals located on a private organic farm in central Kentucky.

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Prime Cut, Fifth Third Pavilion

September 4 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cheapside Park,
251 West Main St, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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Thursday Night Live offers free, family friendly live music every Thursday at the Fifth Third Pavilion at Cheapside Park.

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Lyle Lovett, EKU

September 4 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Lyle Lovett and his Large Band perform at EKU Center for the Arts on Thursday September 4, at 7:30 pm.  

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KIDS: Long Road to Freedom, LCT

September 6
Lyric Theater,
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Saturday, September 6 – 2:00 Saturday, September 6 – 4:30

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Dog Paddle

September 6 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Woodland Park,
Lexington, KY United States
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The Woodland Aquatic Center will host the annual Dog Paddle from 9 am to 3 pm on September 6th. Owners are invited to bring their dogs out for a swim (Sorry, no humans allowed), with all proceeds benefiting the creation and maintenance of dog parks in Fayette County. Call 288-2980 for more information.

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