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May 2015

Maserati Mingle, Courthouse Plaza

May 15 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza,
120 N. Limestone, Lexington, KY United States
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The Concours Preview and Maserati Mingle is at the Courthouse Plaza of Friday, May 15, 2015. Exotic automobiles and entertainment. Food and drink will be available.

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Country Western Volume III Release Party, Arcadium

May 15 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Arcadium,
574 North Limestone, Lexington, KY United States
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Country Western Volume III Release Party & Tap Takeover at Arcadium on Friday, May 15 starting at 5:30 pm. West Sixth and Country Boy’s annual collaboration is an Imperial Pale Ale, bourbon barrel aged with pecans & cocoa nibs. At a 13% alcohol content, it’s West Sixth’s strongest beer to date.

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Food: Taste of the Bluegrass, Keeneland

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Keeneland,
Versailles Road, Lexington, KY United States
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“The 2015 Taste of the Bluegrass showcases the very best food and drinks Central Kentucky has to offer. More than 60 food and beverage purveyors; plus, live music, and a silent auction all in one place. On Friday, May 15, 2015, more than 1,200 people will gather for the tasting event of the Bluegrass at Keeneland’s Keene Barn and Entertainment Center. This past year’s event generated more than $138,000 for God’s Pantry Food Bank, helping distribute more than $1 million worth of…

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Symphonie Fantastique, UK Singletary Center

May 15 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
UK Singletary Center,
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40506 United States
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On May 15, the Lexington Philharmonic presents Symphonie Fantastique at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts at 7:30 pm. “GANDOLFI: Excerpt from “The Garden of Cosmic Speculation” SIBELIUS: Violin Concerto Alexandre da Costa, violin BERLIOZ: Symphonie Fantastique The 2014-2015 season closes with a celebration of great Romantic works in Symphonie Fantastique! LexPhil presents contemporary American composer Michael Gandolfi’s “Jumping Bridge” from The Garden of Cosmic Speculation. Alexandre da Costa, violin, joins LexPhil for Sibelius’ triumphant Violin Concerto, op. 47 followed by the aural adventure of Berlioz’s epic Symphonie Fantastique.”

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Comedy: Kathy Griffin, EKU

May 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
EKU Center for the Arts,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Kathy Griffin performs at the EKU Center for the Arts on May 15, 2015.

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Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival, Masterson Station Park

May 16 - 17
Masterson Station Park,
3051 Leestown Rd, Lexington, KY United States
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The sixth annual Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival is on May 16-17, 2015 at Masterson Station Park. Come see fiber artists, learn tricks of the trade, see demonstrations, and visit with old friends. Over 2,000 participated in the 2014 festival.

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RUN: Horse Capital Marathon, Fasig Tipton

May 16 @ 7:00 am
Fasig Tipton,
2400 Newton Pike, Lexington, KY 40511 United States
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The first annual Horse Capital Marathon and Half Marathon is scheduled for May 16, 2015. The race will begin at 7 AM at Fasig Tipton and will be a quasi-double loop course on rolling, scenic country roads, passing 40-plus horse farms. It will have a 14 minute 30 second pace limit (6 hours, 15 min total) and will be a certified course. Partial proceeds benefit the Bluegrass Farms Charities. Registration is open  at www.horsecapitalmarathon.com. (Lexington’s Run the Bluegrass half marathon…

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Dogs: Mutt Strut 2015, Coldstream Dog Park

May 16 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Coldstream Research Park,
Lexington, KY United States
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The 2015 Mutt Strut is at Coldstream Park on Saturday, May 16. Festivities being at 9 am, with the dog-friendly 2K walk at 10:30 am. “Grab your tennis shoes and your four-legged friend for fun games, activities, and giveaways. Fundraise for the animals and win great prizes.”

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Alltech Craft Brews and Food Fest, Lexington Convention Center

May 16 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lexington Convention Center,
430 W. Vine Street, Lexington, KY United States
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The 2015 Alltech Craft Brews and Food Fest is at the Lexington Convention Center on May 16 from noon – 8 pm. There will be over 50 breweries, commemorative tasting glasses, over 10 food vendors to wash down the beer with, and live music by local bands.

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Drink: Think Local Drink Local 3, West Sixth

May 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
West Sixth Brewing,
501 W. Sixth, Lexington, KY United States
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Think Local, Drink Local 3 is at West Sixth Brewing on Saturday, May 16 at 3 pm. The annual event features a number of beers, including some rare ones, from breweries around the state on tap at West Sixth. The beer list includes Bo & Luke by Against The Grain Brewery, new beers by Louisville’s Goodwood Brewing, something new by Ei8ht Ball Brewing, and beers by Country Boy, Ethereal, Blue Stallion, Rooster Brew, and Beer Engine. At least 6% of…

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Speak: Alltech Rebelation

May 17 - 20

Alltech Rebelation is a conference merging science, agriculture, entrepreneurship, business, and marketing. Events will be taking place throughout Lexington from May 17 – May 20. Here are the reasons to attend: “SPEAKERS The opportunity to hear from world-class speakers. From leaders  to internationally acclaimed authors: General Colin Powell, John Calipari, Bill Samuels, Jr., Jim Stengel, Sam Calagione, Bob Langert, Greg Koch and more. THREE TRACKS Sessions to interest everyone on your team. Business Track Food & Beverage Track Agriculture Track…

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Bike: Pedaling for a Purpose, West Sixth

May 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
West Sixth Brewing,
501 W. Sixth, Lexington, KY United States
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The Pedaling for a Purpose scheduled for Saturday, May 16 is rescheduled for today. The day begins at 1 pm at West Sixth with an educational session on an unique topic. The day continues with a bike ride around Lexington. The rides fund Folk Bike Recyclery in Frankfort, Bikes for the Bluegrass, and Broke Spoke.  

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March of Dimes: March for Babies, Keeneland

May 17 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Keeneland,
Versailles Road, Lexington, KY United States
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The 2015 Greater Bluegrass March for Babies is on May 17 at Keeneland. Registration is at 1:30 pm and the march begins at 2:30 pm. “When you walk, you give hope to the babies born too soon or sick. The money you raise supports programs in your community that help moms have healthy, full-term pregnancies, and it funds research to find answers to the serious problems that threaten our babies. We’ve been walking since 1970 and have raised an incredible…

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Dr. John: A Tribute to Louis Armstrong, Lexington Opera House

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lexington Opera House,
430 W. Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The Troubadour Concert Series & Highbridge Spring Water presents Dr John’s A Tribute to Louis Armstrong at the Lexington Opera House on May 17, 2015. “Six-time Grammy winner Dr. John is known the world over as the embodiment of New Orleans’ musical legacy. His career began in the 1950s performing with some of the Crescent City’s greatest acts. By the 1960s, he was a sought-after session musician, playing on records by Van Morrison, Aretha Franklin and The Rolling Stones, before establishing a solo…

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CKYO Season Finale Concert, UK Singletary Center

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
UK Singletary Center,
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The CKYO Season Finale Concert is at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts at 7 pm on Sunday, May 17.

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Rain: A Beatles Tribute, Lexington Opera House

May 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lexington Opera House,
Lexington, KY United States
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Variety Live and the Opera House Fund present Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles at the Lexington Opera House on May 18, 2015. “Rain follows the career of The Beatles from the British invasion and their landmark performances on The Ed Sullivan Show and at Shea Stadium through their final albums Abbey Road and Let it Be. The mood is set with original film footage and TV commercials from the 1960s and over the course of show, the musicians who play John,…

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Broadway Live Announcement Event, Lexington Opera House

May 20
Lexington Opera House,
Lexington, KY United States
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Join us on Wednesday, May 20th at the Gala Event announcing the upcoming 2015-2016 Broadway Live season at the Lexington Opera House. This event is free and open to the public. Seating is first-come, first-served and general admission. Reservations are required, call (859) 233-4567 x3287.

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Comedy: Mitch Fatel, Comedy Off Broadway

May 21 - 24
Comedy Off Broadway,
161 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington, KY 40503 United States
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Mitch Fatel performs at Comedy Off Broadway. Thursday, May 21: 7:15 pm Friday, May 22: 7:15 pm & 9:45 pm Saturday, May 23: 7:15 pm & 9:45 pm Sunday, May 24: 7:15 pm

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Thursday Night Live: Boogie G & the Titanics, Cheapside Pavilion

May 21 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cheapside Pavilion,
251 W Main St, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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In 2015, the Downtown Lexington Corporation presents the 20th Season of Thursday Night Live at the Cheapside Pavilion, every Thursday from 4:30 pm to 9 pm. On May 21, Boogie G & the Titanics play at TNL.

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Film: Antony and Cleopatra, Mall Cinemark

May 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cinemark Fayette Mall,
3800 Mall Road, Lexington, KY 40503 United States
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The Stratford Festival presents a screening of Antony and Cleopatra at the Fayette Mall Cinemark Theatre on Thursday, May 21 at 5 pm.

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Home/Garden: Wonderful World of Irises, Arboretum

May 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Arboretum,
Lexington, KY United States
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The Arboretum Visitor Center hosts the class Wonderful World of Irises on Thursday, May 21 at 7 pm. Join Jesse Dahl to learn about the new iris display bed int he Home Demonstration Garden. Learn about which irises grow well in Kentucky and about best practices for their care and maintenance. Participants will take home ‘Immortality,’ a white iris that re-blooms.

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Theatre: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Studio Players

May 22 - 24
Studio Players Carriage House,
154 W. Bell Court, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Studio Players presents Christopher Durang’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, directed by Jenny Christian. “Take some characters with names from Chekhov plays. Shake well. Stir in a gigolo and a young actress. Season with a cleaning lady who can tell the future and let the mixture simmer, laughing constantly. (This play contains mature themes)“ Friday, May 22: 8 pm Saturday, May 23: 8 pm Sunday, May 24: 2:30 pm Reservations: 859.257.4929

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Horse Show: Split Rock Jumping Tour, Split Rock Farm

May 22 - 24
Split Rock Farm,
4845 Bryan Station Road, Lexington, KY 40516 United States
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The Split Rock Jumping Tour is at Split Rock Farm from May 22 – May 24. “International Show Jumping rider Derek Braun is the founder and president of Split Rock Jumping Tour. Braun has spent his entire life in the sport of Show Jumping, starting at the age of seven and shortly after becoming one of the nation’s premier junior jumper riders by garnering gold medals in the USET Talent Search Equitation Finals, The National Jumper Championships and the Prix…

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Run: The Glo Run, Coldstream Park

May 22 @ 9:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Coldstream Research Park,
Lexington, KY United States
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The 5K glow-in-the-dark run (The Glo Run) is at Coldstream Park at 9:15 pm on May 22, 2015.

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Bike: Horsey Hundred, Georgetown

May 23 - 24

“The 38th annual Horsey Hundred will be held the weekend of May 23-24, 2015, in Georgetown, Kentucky. Won’t you grab your bike and join us? This year’s Saturday Horsey Hundred route (102 miles) will be a scenic and challenging century ride past a beautiful covered bridge, popular bourbon distilleries, historic churches, famed horse farms, and even a castle. After departing Georgetown, riders will experience Kentucky’s rolling countryside as they head towards Frankfort for a loop around our state Capitol. Then…

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Comedy: David Alan Grier, Comedy Off Broadway

May 28 - 31
Comedy Off Broadway,
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David Alan Grier performs at Comedy Off Broadway. Thursday, May 28: 7:15 pm Friday, May 29: 7:15 pm & 9:45 pm Saturday, May 30: 7:15 pm & 9:45 pm Sunday, May 31: 7:15 pm

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Thursday Night Live: Ralph Curtis and The Nashville Imposters, Cheapside Pavilion

May 28 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cheapside Pavilion,
251 W Main St, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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In 2015, the Downtown Lexington Corporation presents the 20th Season of Thursday Night Live at the Cheapside Pavilion, every Thursday from 4:30 pm to 9 pm. On May 28, Ralph Curtis and The Nashville Imposters play at TNL.

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Concert: Hot Rize, Lyric Theatre

May 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lyric Theatre,
300 East Third, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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The Troubadour Concert Series presents Hot Rize at the Lyric Theatre on May 29, 2015. “After 24 years on pause, bluegrass quartet Hot Rize is back together with a new album,When I’m Free and a worldwide tour. Hot Rize started in 1978 and became one of Americas most popular bluegrass ensembles. The band picked up where they left off after disbanding at the peak of their fame in 1990. Featuring Dr. Banjo Pete Wernick, bass master Nick Forster and multi instrumentalist Tim O’Brien,…

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Dance: Cinderella, Lexington Opera House

May 30 - 31
Lexington Opera House,
Lexington, KY United States
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The Kentucky Ballet Theatre presents Cinderella at the Lexington Opera House on May 30 – 31, 2015. Saturday, May 30: 2 pm Sunday, May 31: 2 pm “The Cinderella ballet is a variation of the original rags-to-riches tale. From scurbbing the kitchen floor, to a pair of glass slippers and the transformation to a beautiful princess. This happily ever after tale, set to Prokofiev’s music, is always a classic.”

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Kitchens of the Bluegrass Tour, Fayette County

May 30 - 31

“Child Development Center of the Bluegrass (CDCB) presents the Kitchens of the Bluegrass Tour on May 30 & 31. The self-guided tour features fabulous kitchens in Fayette County.” Saturday, May 30: 10 am – 5 pm Sunday, May 31: 1 – 5 pm

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Lexington Singers: Classic Rock Pops, Lexington Center

May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lexington Convention Center,
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The Lexington Singers present Classic Rock Pops at the Lexington Convention Center’s Bluegrass Ballroom on May 30, 2015.

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Birdhouse Exhibit & Silent Auction Final Reception, Arboretum

May 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Arboretum,
Lexington, KY United States
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The Birdhouse Reception and Silent Auction Finale is on Sunday, May 31 from 2 – 4 pm, at the Arboretum Visitor Center. Attend to hear the results of the Silent Auction going on at the Arboretum May 16-31.

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June 2015

Comedy: B.T., Comedy Off Broadway

June 3 - 6
Comedy Off Broadway,
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B.T. performs at Comedy Off Broadway. Wednesday, June 3: 7:15 pm Thursday, June 4: 7:15 pm Friday, June 5: 7:15 pm & 9:45 pm Saturday, June 6: 7:15 pm & 9:45 pm  

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Thursday Night Live: The Trendells, Cheapside Pavilion

June 4 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cheapside Pavilion,
251 W Main St, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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In 2015, the Downtown Lexington Corporation presents the 20th Season of Thursday Night Live at the Cheapside Pavilion, every Thursday from 4:30 pm to 9 pm. On June 4, The Trendells play at TNL.

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Thursday Night Live: Thumper Rewind, Cheapside Pavilion

June 11 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cheapside Pavilion,
251 W Main St, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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In 2015, the Downtown Lexington Corporation presents the 20th Season of Thursday Night Live at the Cheapside Pavilion, every Thursday from 4:30 pm to 9 pm. On June 11, Thumper Rewind play at TNL.

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Concert: Michael McDonald, Lexington Opera House

June 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lexington Opera House,
430 W. Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The Troubadour Concert Series presents Michael McDonald at the Lexington Opera House on June 16, 2015.

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Thursday Night Live: The Johnson Brothers, Cheapside Pavilion

June 18 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cheapside Pavilion,
251 W Main St, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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In 2015, the Downtown Lexington Corporation presents the 20th Season of Thursday Night Live at the Cheapside Pavilion, every Thursday from 4:30 pm to 9 pm. On June 18, The Johnson Brothers play at TNL.

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Thursday Night Live: Rebel Without a Cause, Cheapside Pavilion

June 25 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cheapside Pavilion,
Lexington , KY United States
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In 2015, the Downtown Lexington Corporation presents the 20th Season of Thursday Night Live at the Cheapside Pavilion, every Thursday from 4:30 pm to 9 pm. On June 25, Rebel Without a Cause play at TNL.

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Lexington Pride Festival, Courthouse Plaza

June 27 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza,
120 N. Limestone, Lexington, KY United States
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The eighth annual Lexington Pride Festival will be at the Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza on Saturday, Junes 27 from 11 am – 9 pm. “In it’s 8th year, the Lexington Pride Festival will once again have a full day of entertainment, 90+ vendors and fun for the entire family. Come out and show your pride with the rest of the community!Our main entertainers will include: Sick of Sarah, Nhojj, Bridge 19. Activities for the kids will include: Bouncy House, Dunking Booth, Bubbles,…

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July 2015

Film: My Dinner With Andre, Al’s Bar

July 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Al’s Bar,
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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The Cult Film Series at Al’s Bar presents My Dinner With Andre at 8 pm on Wednesday, July 1st.

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Thursday Night Live: The Tim Talbert Project, Cheapside Pavilion

July 2 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cheapside Pavilion,
251 W Main St, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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In 2015, the Downtown Lexington Corporation presents the 20th Season of Thursday Night Live at the Cheapside Pavilion, every Thursday from 4:30 pm to 9 pm. On July 2, The Tim Talbert Project play at TNL.

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Thursday Night Live: SixtyFourWest, Cheapside Pavilion

July 9 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cheapside Pavilion,
251 W. Main St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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In 2015, the Downtown Lexington Corporation presents the 20th Season of Thursday Night Live at the Cheapside Pavilion, every Thursday from 4:30 pm to 9 pm. On July 9, SixtyFourWest play at TNL.

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Kentucky Farm Fest, Oldham County

July 11 - 12

20 acres in Crestwood, KY dedicated to workshops, food, juried art, kids’ activities, books & signings, live music, and more.

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Thursday Night Live: Better Off Dead, Cheapside Pavilion

July 16 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cheapside Pavilion,
251 W. Main St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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In 2015, the Downtown Lexington Corporation presents the 20th Season of Thursday Night Live at the Cheapside Pavilion, every Thursday from 4:30 pm to 9 pm. On July 16, Better Off Dead play at TNL.

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Lexington Gallery Hop

July 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

There is a LexArts Gallery Hop on July 17, from 5 – 8 pm. “During the LexArts HOP, thousands of locals and visitors alike converge on downtown Lexington to celebrate art throughout the evening with new gallery exhibitions, special events, and food and drinks. With dozens of galleries and non-traditional exhibit spaces, the LexArts HOP happens on the third Friday of every other month. Patrons begin at one of nearly 50 locations and visit as many or as few participating…

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Thursday Night Live: Prime Cut Band, Cheapside Pavilion

July 23 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cheapside Pavilion,
251 W. Main St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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In 2015, the Downtown Lexington Corporation presents the 20th Season of Thursday Night Live at the Cheapside Pavilion, every Thursday from 4:30 pm to 9 pm. On July 23, Prime Cut Band play at TNL.

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Concert: Eagles, Rupp Arena

July 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rupp Arena,
430 W Vine St, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The Eagles have added late spring and summer 2015 concerts to the “History of the Eagles” tour with a stop at Rupp Arena on July 25th.

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Thursday Night Live: The Bobby Perry Band, Cheapside Pavilion

July 30 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cheapside Pavilion,
251 W Main St, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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In 2015, the Downtown Lexington Corporation presents the 20th Season of Thursday Night Live at the Cheapside Pavilion, every Thursday from 4:30 pm to 9 pm. On July 30, The Bobby Perry Band play at TNL.

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August 2015

Film: Brazil, Al’s Bar

August 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Al’s Bar,
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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The Cult Film Series at Al’s Bar presents Brazil at 8 pm on Wednesday, August 5th.

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Thursday Night Live: The Big Maracas, Cheapside Pavilion

August 6 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cheapside Pavilion,
251 W. Main St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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In 2015, the Downtown Lexington Corporation presents the 20th Season of Thursday Night Live at the Cheapside Pavilion, every Thursday from 4:30 pm to 9 pm. On August 6, The Big Maracas play at TNL.

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