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Tuesday July 28th 2015

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center
Website | Arts

Each Saturday during the summer, The Lyric hosts our FREE 2015 Lyric Summer Youth Programming, which teaches children confidence and self progression through the creative arts. This series of classes includes Intro to Martial Arts, Creative Writing, African Drumming and Acting. Contact us to sign up


Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Headley-Whitney Museum
Website | Arts

"Bending Light" by Stephen Rolfe Powell explores the manipulation of light through glass. Utilizing pieces from Powell's Teaser, Whacko, Echo, and Screamer Series, "Bending Light" transports the viewer to a vibrant wonderland of organic forms.



Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Farmers Bank Downtown - Frankfort
Website | Arts

Join us for free live music and festivities in a spectacular setting at the Farmers Bank Downtown Frankfort Summer Concert Series in the historic heart of Kentucky’s Capital City! Talented bands from around the bluegrass and beyond take to the stage on the Old State Capitol steps every other Friday evening. Local downtown businesses and restaurants offer a wide selection of dinner options and dining al fresco along Broadway and St. Clair. Street closures begin at 6:30p.m. and the music kicks-off at 7p.m. For more details, visit www.downtownfrankfort.com


Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Farmers Bank Downtown - Frankfort
Website | Music

Join us for free live music and festivities in a spectacular setting at the Farmers Bank Downtown Frankfort Summer Concert Series in the historic heart of Kentucky’s Capital City! Talented bands from around the bluegrass and beyond take to the stage on the Old State Capitol steps every other Friday evening. Local downtown businesses and restaurants offer a wide selection of dinner options and dining al fresco along Broadway and St. Clair. Street closures begin at 6:30p.m. and the music kicks-off at 7p.m. For more details, visit www.downtownfrankfort.com


Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Farmers Bank Downtown - Frankfort
Website | Music

Join us for free live music and festivities in a spectacular setting at the Farmers Bank Downtown Frankfort Summer Concert Series in the historic heart of Kentucky’s Capital City! Talented bands from around the bluegrass and beyond take to the stage on the Old State Capitol steps every other Friday evening. Local downtown businesses and restaurants offer a wide selection of dinner options and dining al fresco along Broadway and St. Clair. Street closures begin at 6:30p.m. and the music kicks-off at 7p.m. For more details, visit www.downtownfrankfort.com


Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Location: Central Bank Downtown
Website | Arts

John G. Irvin Gallery at Central Bank is pleased to announce the original art works by the Kentucky State Nature Preserve Commission. Their show is entitled Kentucky’s Natural Heritage. This show is not to be missed! All artwork will be on display July 10 - July 31, 2015 A reception honoring the artists will be held on Friday, July 10, on the 5th floor executive area of the bank, located at 300 West Vine Street in Lexington from 4:30 until 6:00 p.m. The art may also be viewed during normal business hours Monday thru Friday. The collection is displayed on floors 2 and 3. For more information please call Central Bank, Patricia Wheatley at 859-253-6346.



Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: The Kentucky Horse Park
Website | Runs/Walks

Meets every Monday from June 1- September 28 between 5-8pm. A new and FREE activity! Run or walk our routes at your own pace through the beautiful property. Road bike enthusiasts are also welcome to join the Bluegrass Cycling Club as they make their way around Lexington and Georgetown. It all starts at the Kentucky Horse Park Visitor Center, featuring local craft beers, food trucks, information tables and horse meet-and-greets. Don’t forget to get your puppy a snack at the Bluegrass Barkery truck, here every week!


Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Location: The Kentucky Horse Park
Website | Arts

A 5-day hunter/jumper show and the second part of the two part Kentucky Summer Horse Show 2015 series, it draws local riders, international riders and even former Olympians. Headlining this year’s event are the $25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic (third event in the Hagyard Challenge Series), USEF Show Jumping Talent Search, ASPCA Maclay, $50,000 Rood & Riddle Grand Prix, and the USHJA National Hunter Derby.


Time: 7:05pm -
Location: Whitaker Bank Ballpark
Website | Sports

Popular promotions such as Thirsty Thursdays, education days, fireworks nights, military appreciation, special nights for charitable organizations and many others will be part of Legends baseball in 2015, as will some of the top entertainment acts on the minor league circuit.The Legends offer a variety of season ticket plans, which are on sale now. Company and group outings may be booked now as well. Individual game tickets will be available for sale in March. For more information, call the Legends box office at (859) 422-7867 or visit www.lexingtonlegends.com. The Legends and KET will again team up to bring Clifford to Whitaker Bank Ballpark. Clifford’s program on PBS focuses on life lessons for children based on Clifford’s Big Ideas and Ideas to Grow On. July 28 is also a Bark in the Park Night, when fans may bring their dogs to the ballpark, so Clifford will have plenty of canine company.


Time: 5:30pm - 7:15pm
Location: Carnegie Center
Website | Classes

Photography: Level 3 with Camilo Quintana Take your photography to the next level by learning how to administer, conserve, and develop your image library. We will use Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, which administers and helps create amazing images that will inspire, inform, and delight your audience. We will continue with assisted exercises to help shoot and develop your project. We will end with a project that will be exhibited at the Carnegie Center. Please bring your DSLR camera. $75 ($240 total if you sign up for Levels 1, 2, & 3). Register at carnegiecenterlex.org. Meets on Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 28-August 13 // 5:30-7:15 pm.


Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: Irvine-McDowell ParK (345 Lancaster Ave. Richmond)
Website | Music

Bring a blanket or a chair and spend a summer's night listening to the sounds of Jazz, Bluegrass, Country, Blues, and other types of music. These concerts are family friendly, free and open to the public. 2015 Concerts Presented by the Richmond Parks & Recreation Department. Location: Irvine McDowell Park Gazebo Time: 7:00pm-8:30pm In the event of inclement weather, the event may be cancelled. June 2: The Westbrook Trio- Jazz, Funk, Instrumental Soul, Originals June 9: Camaro Gold- Classic Soul Rock & Roll June 16: John Harden & Friends- Blues, Classic Rock, Country June 23: Red Idle Rejects- Country Rock/Americana Originals June 30: Those Summer Nights- Spotlight Acting Schools July 7: All the Little Pieces- Rock July 14: Sanctified- Country Rock and Roll With An Attitude July 21: Dallas Remington- Country July 28: BCB & Company- Motown & Golden Oldies


Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Atomic Cafe
Website | Dance

Bachata beginner dance lesson 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm. *No partner or experience needed. Learn to dance with Lexington's The Salsa Center and enjoy the summer breeze on the back patio of Atomic Cafe Restaurant and Bar. $5 per person admission fee


Time: 10:00am - 11:10am
Location: Yoga Meditation & Therapy Center
Website | Arts

Yoga classes open to beginners and experienced students, featuring slow stretch with breathing awareness, plus deep relaxation training. Small classes in a peaceful setting; please call (859-254-9529) to reserve a space, or email for more information. You may join a series or attend a single class. We offer a new-student discount when you register for your first series of classes.


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Wednesday July 29th 2015

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center
Website | Arts

Each Saturday during the summer, The Lyric hosts our FREE 2015 Lyric Summer Youth Programming, which teaches children confidence and self progression through the creative arts. This series of classes includes Intro to Martial Arts, Creative Writing, African Drumming and Acting. Contact us to sign up


Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Headley-Whitney Museum
Website | Arts

"Bending Light" by Stephen Rolfe Powell explores the manipulation of light through glass. Utilizing pieces from Powell's Teaser, Whacko, Echo, and Screamer Series, "Bending Light" transports the viewer to a vibrant wonderland of organic forms.


Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Farmers Bank Downtown - Frankfort
Website | Arts

Join us for free live music and festivities in a spectacular setting at the Farmers Bank Downtown Frankfort Summer Concert Series in the historic heart of Kentucky’s Capital City! Talented bands from around the bluegrass and beyond take to the stage on the Old State Capitol steps every other Friday evening. Local downtown businesses and restaurants offer a wide selection of dinner options and dining al fresco along Broadway and St. Clair. Street closures begin at 6:30p.m. and the music kicks-off at 7p.m. For more details, visit www.downtownfrankfort.com


Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Farmers Bank Downtown - Frankfort
Website | Music

Join us for free live music and festivities in a spectacular setting at the Farmers Bank Downtown Frankfort Summer Concert Series in the historic heart of Kentucky’s Capital City! Talented bands from around the bluegrass and beyond take to the stage on the Old State Capitol steps every other Friday evening. Local downtown businesses and restaurants offer a wide selection of dinner options and dining al fresco along Broadway and St. Clair. Street closures begin at 6:30p.m. and the music kicks-off at 7p.m. For more details, visit www.downtownfrankfort.com


Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Farmers Bank Downtown - Frankfort
Website | Music

Join us for free live music and festivities in a spectacular setting at the Farmers Bank Downtown Frankfort Summer Concert Series in the historic heart of Kentucky’s Capital City! Talented bands from around the bluegrass and beyond take to the stage on the Old State Capitol steps every other Friday evening. Local downtown businesses and restaurants offer a wide selection of dinner options and dining al fresco along Broadway and St. Clair. Street closures begin at 6:30p.m. and the music kicks-off at 7p.m. For more details, visit www.downtownfrankfort.com


Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Location: Central Bank Downtown
Website | Arts

John G. Irvin Gallery at Central Bank is pleased to announce the original art works by the Kentucky State Nature Preserve Commission. Their show is entitled Kentucky’s Natural Heritage. This show is not to be missed! All artwork will be on display July 10 - July 31, 2015 A reception honoring the artists will be held on Friday, July 10, on the 5th floor executive area of the bank, located at 300 West Vine Street in Lexington from 4:30 until 6:00 p.m. The art may also be viewed during normal business hours Monday thru Friday. The collection is displayed on floors 2 and 3. For more information please call Central Bank, Patricia Wheatley at 859-253-6346.



Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: The Kentucky Horse Park
Website | Runs/Walks

Meets every Monday from June 1- September 28 between 5-8pm. A new and FREE activity! Run or walk our routes at your own pace through the beautiful property. Road bike enthusiasts are also welcome to join the Bluegrass Cycling Club as they make their way around Lexington and Georgetown. It all starts at the Kentucky Horse Park Visitor Center, featuring local craft beers, food trucks, information tables and horse meet-and-greets. Don’t forget to get your puppy a snack at the Bluegrass Barkery truck, here every week!


Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Location: The Kentucky Horse Park
Website | Arts

A 5-day hunter/jumper show and the second part of the two part Kentucky Summer Horse Show 2015 series, it draws local riders, international riders and even former Olympians. Headlining this year’s event are the $25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic (third event in the Hagyard Challenge Series), USEF Show Jumping Talent Search, ASPCA Maclay, $50,000 Rood & Riddle Grand Prix, and the USHJA National Hunter Derby.


Time: -
Location: Lexington Convention Center
Website | Expos

The Lexington Bluegrass Area Minority Business Expo is one of the only conference’s in Kentucky that offers women and minority business owners a chance to get connected to one another, while learning about new resources and real opportunities in one setting. Incudes exhibition and trade show and one-on-one opportunity exchange.


Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: Belle's
Website | Arts

Lexington is listed as one of America’s best places to start a business. Lexington is also recognized as a hot spot for young professionals. As a result, it’s no surprise that Lexington has become the hub for an eclectic, diverse set of new businesses who are all adding a fresh new spin on some very familiar themes. This is your chance to foster your own entrepreneurialism by participating in a panel discussion with some of the area’s newest entrepreneurs whose businesses have already been making industry news. The trials, tribulations, and successes of starting a new business will be discussed—as well as how you can use those lessons to succeed with your own entrepreneurial ambitions! Belle’s will be open exclusively for this LYPA event, so come out and join us on their second floor lounge! Panelists: Aaron Rothke, owner, The Macho Nacho https://www.facebook.com/EatMachoNacho Sarah Brown, co-owner, Lussi Brown Coffee Bar https://www.facebook.com/LussiBrownCoffeeBar Kristyn Kay, owner, LexPets https://www.facebook.com/LexPets


Time: 10:00am - 11:10am
Location: Yoga Meditation & Therapy Center
Website | Arts

Yoga classes open to beginners and experienced students, featuring slow stretch with breathing awareness, plus deep relaxation training. Small classes in a peaceful setting; please call (859-254-9529) to reserve a space, or email for more information. You may join a series or attend a single class. We offer a new-student discount when you register for your first series of classes.


Time: 1:30pm -
Location: Kentucky Theater, 214 East Main Street
Website | Film

The Kentucky Theatre’s Summer Classic Film Series returns, bringing old favorites to the big screen of the historic downtown theater. With two screenings each Wednesday between Memorial Day and Labor Day, each show involves trivia about the film, organ music and an audience chorus of “My Old Kentucky Home” and more. Showing at 1:30 and 7:15!


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Thursday July 30th 2015

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center
Website | Arts

Each Saturday during the summer, The Lyric hosts our FREE 2015 Lyric Summer Youth Programming, which teaches children confidence and self progression through the creative arts. This series of classes includes Intro to Martial Arts, Creative Writing, African Drumming and Acting. Contact us to sign up


Time: 10:00am - 7:00pm
Location: University Club of Kentucky
Website | Charitable

This is an opportunity for Work & Learning (OWL, Inc.) partners within communities to educate and equip individuals with barriers to employment to reach their vocational goals. The 8th Annual OWL Foundation Golf Outing and silent auction will be held on July 30 at the University Club of Kentucky. Registration fees include course fees, a goodie bag, lunch, course refreshments and an after-event reception. A professional PGA-taught golf clinic will also be available. All proceeds will benefit the OWL Foundation. Registration details can be found online.


Time: 8:00pm -
Location: Woodland Park
Website | Dance

The event will begin with a pre-show youth production (The Little Mermaid) at 8 p.m. followed by the main show that will feature professional dancers from Kentucky Ballet Theatre. Lawn chairs and/or blankets should be brought for seating and patrons may pack a picnic dinner or purchase concessions onsite. Admission is $5 per person, children 3 & under are free.


Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Headley-Whitney Museum
Website | Arts

"Bending Light" by Stephen Rolfe Powell explores the manipulation of light through glass. Utilizing pieces from Powell's Teaser, Whacko, Echo, and Screamer Series, "Bending Light" transports the viewer to a vibrant wonderland of organic forms.



Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Farmers Bank Downtown - Frankfort
Website | Arts

Join us for free live music and festivities in a spectacular setting at the Farmers Bank Downtown Frankfort Summer Concert Series in the historic heart of Kentucky’s Capital City! Talented bands from around the bluegrass and beyond take to the stage on the Old State Capitol steps every other Friday evening. Local downtown businesses and restaurants offer a wide selection of dinner options and dining al fresco along Broadway and St. Clair. Street closures begin at 6:30p.m. and the music kicks-off at 7p.m. For more details, visit www.downtownfrankfort.com


Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Farmers Bank Downtown - Frankfort
Website | Music

Join us for free live music and festivities in a spectacular setting at the Farmers Bank Downtown Frankfort Summer Concert Series in the historic heart of Kentucky’s Capital City! Talented bands from around the bluegrass and beyond take to the stage on the Old State Capitol steps every other Friday evening. Local downtown businesses and restaurants offer a wide selection of dinner options and dining al fresco along Broadway and St. Clair. Street closures begin at 6:30p.m. and the music kicks-off at 7p.m. For more details, visit www.downtownfrankfort.com


Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Farmers Bank Downtown - Frankfort
Website | Music

Join us for free live music and festivities in a spectacular setting at the Farmers Bank Downtown Frankfort Summer Concert Series in the historic heart of Kentucky’s Capital City! Talented bands from around the bluegrass and beyond take to the stage on the Old State Capitol steps every other Friday evening. Local downtown businesses and restaurants offer a wide selection of dinner options and dining al fresco along Broadway and St. Clair. Street closures begin at 6:30p.m. and the music kicks-off at 7p.m. For more details, visit www.downtownfrankfort.com


Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Location: Central Bank Downtown
Website | Arts

John G. Irvin Gallery at Central Bank is pleased to announce the original art works by the Kentucky State Nature Preserve Commission. Their show is entitled Kentucky’s Natural Heritage. This show is not to be missed! All artwork will be on display July 10 - July 31, 2015 A reception honoring the artists will be held on Friday, July 10, on the 5th floor executive area of the bank, located at 300 West Vine Street in Lexington from 4:30 until 6:00 p.m. The art may also be viewed during normal business hours Monday thru Friday. The collection is displayed on floors 2 and 3. For more information please call Central Bank, Patricia Wheatley at 859-253-6346.



Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: The Kentucky Horse Park
Website | Runs/Walks

Meets every Monday from June 1- September 28 between 5-8pm. A new and FREE activity! Run or walk our routes at your own pace through the beautiful property. Road bike enthusiasts are also welcome to join the Bluegrass Cycling Club as they make their way around Lexington and Georgetown. It all starts at the Kentucky Horse Park Visitor Center, featuring local craft beers, food trucks, information tables and horse meet-and-greets. Don’t forget to get your puppy a snack at the Bluegrass Barkery truck, here every week!


Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Location: The Kentucky Horse Park
Website | Arts

A 5-day hunter/jumper show and the second part of the two part Kentucky Summer Horse Show 2015 series, it draws local riders, international riders and even former Olympians. Headlining this year’s event are the $25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic (third event in the Hagyard Challenge Series), USEF Show Jumping Talent Search, ASPCA Maclay, $50,000 Rood & Riddle Grand Prix, and the USHJA National Hunter Derby.



Time: -
Location: Lexington Convention Center
Website | Expos

The Lexington Bluegrass Area Minority Business Expo is one of the only conference’s in Kentucky that offers women and minority business owners a chance to get connected to one another, while learning about new resources and real opportunities in one setting. Incudes exhibition and trade show and one-on-one opportunity exchange.


Time: 10:00am - 11:10am
Location: Yoga Meditation & Therapy Center
Website | Arts

Yoga classes open to beginners and experienced students, featuring slow stretch with breathing awareness, plus deep relaxation training. Small classes in a peaceful setting; please call (859-254-9529) to reserve a space, or email for more information. You may join a series or attend a single class. We offer a new-student discount when you register for your first series of classes.


Time: 8:30pm -
Location: MoonDance Ampitheater
Website | Theatre

Summerfest is Lexington’s only vital and compelling outdoor summer theater experience. Presented by the Kentucky Conservatory Theatre, we are proud to present for 2015 the Broadway smash hit and Tony award-winning Monty Python’s Spamalot and William Shakespeare’s hilarious classic A Comedy of Errors. Both productions are offered at Lexington’s beautiful Moondance Amphitheater in Beaumont Center on alternating weekends beginning July 9 through final performance on August 2. Gates open at 7 p.m. each evening.


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Friday July 31st 2015

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center
Website | Arts

Each Saturday during the summer, The Lyric hosts our FREE 2015 Lyric Summer Youth Programming, which teaches children confidence and self progression through the creative arts. This series of classes includes Intro to Martial Arts, Creative Writing, African Drumming and Acting. Contact us to sign up


Time: 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Location: Alltech Arena
Website | Charitable

Bluegrass Chapter of the American Red Cross The American Red Cross Disaster Blaster Relief Fundraiser is an annual charity event benefiting the Bluegrass chapter of the American Red Cross. This casual event includes dinner and drinks as well as live and silent auctions. Live music will be provided. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Red Cross at: 859-253-1331.


Time: 8:00pm -
Location: Woodland Park
Website | Dance

The event will begin with a pre-show youth production (The Little Mermaid) at 8 p.m. followed by the main show that will feature professional dancers from Kentucky Ballet Theatre. Lawn chairs and/or blankets should be brought for seating and patrons may pack a picnic dinner or purchase concessions onsite. Admission is $5 per person, children 3 & under are free.


Time: 6:00pm -
Location: Woodland Park
Website | Dance

Friday July 31 Saturday August 1 Sunday August 2 In honor of the Ballet Under the Stars pre-show (Little Mermaid), Parks is hosting a series of tea parties for children. Friday-Sunday before the ballet, children can don their best tutu, princesses dress or tiara and join us for a fantastical, fun-filled event. All attendees will meet Ariel and friends, learn a special dance plus enjoy food, party favors and tattoos. Be sure to bring your camera so you can take your picture with Ariel and her friends. There are 75 spots available per Tea.


+ Cal http://https://www.facebook.com/events/865280540232812/ 07-31-2015 18:00:00 -- 11:29:41 40 Ballet Under the Stars- Teas In honor of the Ballet Under the Stars pre-show (Little Mermaid), Parks is hosting a series of tea parties for children. Friday-Sunday before the ballet, children can don their best tutu, princesses dress or tiara and join us for a fantastical, fun-filled event. All attendees will meet Ariel and friends, learn a special dance plus enjoy food, party favors and tattoos. Be sure to bring your camera so you can take your picture with Ariel and her friends. There are 75 spots available per Tea. Online registration will begin at noon on July 6 and will remain open until July 22 or until all Teas are full. If you plan to register online, you must have a User ID and password prior to the online registration dates. You must also provide an email address to use this system. Note: It may take up to three (3) business days for your User ID and password application to be processed. Please allow the appropriate time so your registration will not be delayed. Participants may register to attend one event date only. The cost is $15 per child which covers the Tea activities, food for the child participant only and admission to the Ballet Under the Stars show. A parent or guardian is required to accompany the child to the Tea, but there is no charge for them. The Ballet Under the Stars preshow of the Little Mermaid has unlimited seating. Admission to the Ballet is $5 for adults, children 3 and under are free. All proceeds will benefit the Ballet Under the Stars program. Woodland Park (601 E High St) true DD/MM/YYYY

Time: 6:00pm -
Location: Woodland Park (601 E High St)
Website | Family Fun

In honor of the Ballet Under the Stars pre-show (Little Mermaid), Parks is hosting a series of tea parties for children. Friday-Sunday before the ballet, children can don their best tutu, princesses dress or tiara and join us for a fantastical, fun-filled event. All attendees will meet Ariel and friends, learn a special dance plus enjoy food, party favors and tattoos. Be sure to bring your camera so you can take your picture with Ariel and her friends. There are 75 spots available per Tea. Online registration will begin at noon on July 6 and will remain open until July 22 or until all Teas are full. If you plan to register online, you must have a User ID and password prior to the online registration dates. You must also provide an email address to use this system. Note: It may take up to three (3) business days for your User ID and password application to be processed. Please allow the appropriate time so your registration will not be delayed. Participants may register to attend one event date only. The cost is $15 per child which covers the Tea activities, food for the child participant only and admission to the Ballet Under the Stars show. A parent or guardian is required to accompany the child to the Tea, but there is no charge for them. The Ballet Under the Stars preshow of the Little Mermaid has unlimited seating. Admission to the Ballet is $5 for adults, children 3 and under are free. All proceeds will benefit the Ballet Under the Stars program.


Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Headley-Whitney Museum
Website | Arts

"Bending Light" by Stephen Rolfe Powell explores the manipulation of light through glass. Utilizing pieces from Powell's Teaser, Whacko, Echo, and Screamer Series, "Bending Light" transports the viewer to a vibrant wonderland of organic forms.


Time: 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Location: Coba Cocina
Website | Arts

Join us at Coba this Friday night, July 31st from 8-11pm to listen to Boogie G & the Titanics. Come try out our Summer Menu while enjoying some great live music and sipping on a signature cocktail.


Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Farmers Bank Downtown - Frankfort
Website | Arts

Join us for free live music and festivities in a spectacular setting at the Farmers Bank Downtown Frankfort Summer Concert Series in the historic heart of Kentucky’s Capital City! Talented bands from around the bluegrass and beyond take to the stage on the Old State Capitol steps every other Friday evening. Local downtown businesses and restaurants offer a wide selection of dinner options and dining al fresco along Broadway and St. Clair. Street closures begin at 6:30p.m. and the music kicks-off at 7p.m. For more details, visit www.downtownfrankfort.com


Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Farmers Bank Downtown - Frankfort
Website | Music

Join us for free live music and festivities in a spectacular setting at the Farmers Bank Downtown Frankfort Summer Concert Series in the historic heart of Kentucky’s Capital City! Talented bands from around the bluegrass and beyond take to the stage on the Old State Capitol steps every other Friday evening. Local downtown businesses and restaurants offer a wide selection of dinner options and dining al fresco along Broadway and St. Clair. Street closures begin at 6:30p.m. and the music kicks-off at 7p.m. For more details, visit www.downtownfrankfort.com


Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Farmers Bank Downtown - Frankfort
Website | Music

Join us for free live music and festivities in a spectacular setting at the Farmers Bank Downtown Frankfort Summer Concert Series in the historic heart of Kentucky’s Capital City! Talented bands from around the bluegrass and beyond take to the stage on the Old State Capitol steps every other Friday evening. Local downtown businesses and restaurants offer a wide selection of dinner options and dining al fresco along Broadway and St. Clair. Street closures begin at 6:30p.m. and the music kicks-off at 7p.m. For more details, visit www.downtownfrankfort.com


Time: 8:45pm -
Location: Triangle Park (400 W. Main St.)
Website | Film

Free movies are shown at this annual series organized by the Downtown Lexington Corporation. Films chosen are a mix of contemporary and classic with a family-friendly appeal; on-site food and drinks are available for purchase.


Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Location: Central Bank Downtown
Website | Arts

John G. Irvin Gallery at Central Bank is pleased to announce the original art works by the Kentucky State Nature Preserve Commission. Their show is entitled Kentucky’s Natural Heritage. This show is not to be missed! All artwork will be on display July 10 - July 31, 2015 A reception honoring the artists will be held on Friday, July 10, on the 5th floor executive area of the bank, located at 300 West Vine Street in Lexington from 4:30 until 6:00 p.m. The art may also be viewed during normal business hours Monday thru Friday. The collection is displayed on floors 2 and 3. For more information please call Central Bank, Patricia Wheatley at 859-253-6346.



Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: The Kentucky Horse Park
Website | Runs/Walks

Meets every Monday from June 1- September 28 between 5-8pm. A new and FREE activity! Run or walk our routes at your own pace through the beautiful property. Road bike enthusiasts are also welcome to join the Bluegrass Cycling Club as they make their way around Lexington and Georgetown. It all starts at the Kentucky Horse Park Visitor Center, featuring local craft beers, food trucks, information tables and horse meet-and-greets. Don’t forget to get your puppy a snack at the Bluegrass Barkery truck, here every week!


Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Location: The Kentucky Horse Park
Website | Arts

A 5-day hunter/jumper show and the second part of the two part Kentucky Summer Horse Show 2015 series, it draws local riders, international riders and even former Olympians. Headlining this year’s event are the $25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic (third event in the Hagyard Challenge Series), USEF Show Jumping Talent Search, ASPCA Maclay, $50,000 Rood & Riddle Grand Prix, and the USHJA National Hunter Derby.



Time: 6:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Centered
Website | Community

July 31st-August 2nd at Centered Friday: 6pm-9pm and Sat/Sun 9am- 6pm This workshop explores the possibility of experiencing sensation directly without the intermediaries of concepts, theories, and definitions. Matthew Branstetter is a student and scholar of the world's contemplative traditions and a practitioner of the healing and martial arts. Matthew has studied with teachers from a variety of traditions and has an extensive background in Zen (including a 3 year residency at Furnace Mountain Zen Center), Yoga, and Qi Gong. He currently teaches at St. Catherine College as the Chair of the philosophy and religious studies department.


Time: 10:00am - 11:10am
Location: Yoga Meditation & Therapy Center
Website | Arts

Yoga classes open to beginners and experienced students, featuring slow stretch with breathing awareness, plus deep relaxation training. Small classes in a peaceful setting; please call (859-254-9529) to reserve a space, or email for more information. You may join a series or attend a single class. We offer a new-student discount when you register for your first series of classes.


Time: 8:30pm -
Location: MoonDance Ampitheater
Website | Theatre

Summerfest is Lexington’s only vital and compelling outdoor summer theater experience. Presented by the Kentucky Conservatory Theatre, we are proud to present for 2015 the Broadway smash hit and Tony award-winning Monty Python’s Spamalot and William Shakespeare’s hilarious classic A Comedy of Errors. Both productions are offered at Lexington’s beautiful Moondance Amphitheater in Beaumont Center on alternating weekends beginning July 9 through final performance on August 2. Gates open at 7 p.m. each evening.


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Saturday August 1st 2015

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center
Website | Arts

Each Saturday during the summer, The Lyric hosts our FREE 2015 Lyric Summer Youth Programming, which teaches children confidence and self progression through the creative arts. This series of classes includes Intro to Martial Arts, Creative Writing, African Drumming and Acting. Contact us to sign up


Time: -
Location:
Website | Sports

Sign-up now for the adult fall softball leagues. Priority registration for returning 2014 fall teams is July 1–8. Any returning teams or new team may register on a first-come, first-served basis July 9 –August 7. Managers of returning teams may call the Athletics Office at 288-2917 to request registration forms or league information. New teams should come to the Athletics Office (545 N. Upper Street) to register. Leagues offered include Men’s Church, Independent & Major; Women’s Independent & Church; and Co-Ed Church and Competitive. And new this year, Parks and Recreation will offer a 50 and over league. The team fees are $255 (check payable to Parks & Recreation) plus a $25 sanction fee (payable to the National Softball Association). For additional information, contact the Athletics Office at 288-2917.


Time: 8:00pm -
Location: Woodland Park
Website | Dance

The event will begin with a pre-show youth production (The Little Mermaid) at 8 p.m. followed by the main show that will feature professional dancers from Kentucky Ballet Theatre. Lawn chairs and/or blankets should be brought for seating and patrons may pack a picnic dinner or purchase concessions onsite. Admission is $5 per person, children 3 & under are free.


Time: 8:00pm -
Location: Woodland Park
Website | Dance

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 a relaxed, casual setting of the park. The event will begin with a pre-show youth production (The Little Mermaid) at 8 p.m. followed by the main show that will feature professional dancers from Kentucky Ballet Theatre. Lawn chairs and/or blankets should be brought for seating and patrons may pack a picnic dinner or purchase concessions onsite. Admission is $5 per person, children 3 & under are free. For more information, please call 288-2925. Ballet Under the Stars is presented by Lexington Parks & Recreation, the Ballet Under the Stars Volunteer Committee, and Don Jacobs Honda/BMW/Volkswagen.


Time: 8:00pm -
Location: Woodland Park (601 E High St)
Website | Arts

Ballet Under the Stars (Saturday, August 1- Sunday, August 2, Pre-show 8 p.m. Main Curtain 9 p.m. Woodland Park.) - 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 a relaxed, casual setting of the park. The event will begin with a pre-show youth production (The Little Mermaid) at 8 p.m. followed by the main show that will feature professional dancers from Kentucky Ballet Theatre. Lawn chairs and/or blankets should be brought for seating and patrons may pack a picnic dinner or purchase concessions onsite. Admission is $5 per person, children 3 & under are free. For more information, please call 288-2925. Ballet Under the Stars is presented by Lexington Parks & Recreation, the Ballet Under the Stars Volunteer Committee, and Don Jacobs Honda/BMW/Volkswagen.


+ Cal http://https://www.facebook.com/events/865280540232812/ 08-01-2015 18:00:00 -- 11:29:41 40 Ballet Under the Stars- Teas In honor of the Ballet Under the Stars pre-show (Little Mermaid), Parks is hosting a series of tea parties for children. Friday-Sunday before the ballet, children can don their best tutu, princesses dress or tiara and join us for a fantastical, fun-filled event. All attendees will meet Ariel and friends, learn a special dance plus enjoy food, party favors and tattoos. Be sure to bring your camera so you can take your picture with Ariel and her friends. There are 75 spots available per Tea. Online registration will begin at noon on July 6 and will remain open until July 22 or until all Teas are full. If you plan to register online, you must have a User ID and password prior to the online registration dates. You must also provide an email address to use this system. Note: It may take up to three (3) business days for your User ID and password application to be processed. Please allow the appropriate time so your registration will not be delayed. Participants may register to attend one event date only. The cost is $15 per child which covers the Tea activities, food for the child participant only and admission to the Ballet Under the Stars show. A parent or guardian is required to accompany the child to the Tea, but there is no charge for them. The Ballet Under the Stars preshow of the Little Mermaid has unlimited seating. Admission to the Ballet is $5 for adults, children 3 and under are free. All proceeds will benefit the Ballet Under the Stars program. Woodland Park (601 E High St) true DD/MM/YYYY

Time: 6:00pm -
Location: Woodland Park (601 E High St)
Website | Family Fun

In honor of the Ballet Under the Stars pre-show (Little Mermaid), Parks is hosting a series of tea parties for children. Friday-Sunday before the ballet, children can don their best tutu, princesses dress or tiara and join us for a fantastical, fun-filled event. All attendees will meet Ariel and friends, learn a special dance plus enjoy food, party favors and tattoos. Be sure to bring your camera so you can take your picture with Ariel and her friends. There are 75 spots available per Tea. Online registration will begin at noon on July 6 and will remain open until July 22 or until all Teas are full. If you plan to register online, you must have a User ID and password prior to the online registration dates. You must also provide an email address to use this system. Note: It may take up to three (3) business days for your User ID and password application to be processed. Please allow the appropriate time so your registration will not be delayed. Participants may register to attend one event date only. The cost is $15 per child which covers the Tea activities, food for the child participant only and admission to the Ballet Under the Stars show. A parent or guardian is required to accompany the child to the Tea, but there is no charge for them. The Ballet Under the Stars preshow of the Little Mermaid has unlimited seating. Admission to the Ballet is $5 for adults, children 3 and under are free. All proceeds will benefit the Ballet Under the Stars program.


Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Headley-Whitney Museum
Website | Arts

"Bending Light" by Stephen Rolfe Powell explores the manipulation of light through glass. Utilizing pieces from Powell's Teaser, Whacko, Echo, and Screamer Series, "Bending Light" transports the viewer to a vibrant wonderland of organic forms.


Time: 9:30am - 5:00pm
Location: Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill - 3501 Lexington Rd.
Website | Fairs and Festivals

One of the Kentucky’s premier craft events, the fair attracts the elite among regional artisans, as well as up-and-coming new artists, and boasts an assortment of crafts, including exceptional pottery, jewelry, glass ware, woven rugs, needle craft, basketry, leather goods, floral design and Shaker reproductions. If you are interested in being a vendor for Craft Fair, please read more here. $10 Ages 13+ $5 Ages 6-12 Free Ages 5 and Under


Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Farmers Bank Downtown - Frankfort
Website | Arts

Join us for free live music and festivities in a spectacular setting at the Farmers Bank Downtown Frankfort Summer Concert Series in the historic heart of Kentucky’s Capital City! Talented bands from around the bluegrass and beyond take to the stage on the Old State Capitol steps every other Friday evening. Local downtown businesses and restaurants offer a wide selection of dinner options and dining al fresco along Broadway and St. Clair. Street closures begin at 6:30p.m. and the music kicks-off at 7p.m. For more details, visit www.downtownfrankfort.com


Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Farmers Bank Downtown - Frankfort
Website | Music

Join us for free live music and festivities in a spectacular setting at the Farmers Bank Downtown Frankfort Summer Concert Series in the historic heart of Kentucky’s Capital City! Talented bands from around the bluegrass and beyond take to the stage on the Old State Capitol steps every other Friday evening. Local downtown businesses and restaurants offer a wide selection of dinner options and dining al fresco along Broadway and St. Clair. Street closures begin at 6:30p.m. and the music kicks-off at 7p.m. For more details, visit www.downtownfrankfort.com


Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Farmers Bank Downtown - Frankfort
Website | Music

Join us for free live music and festivities in a spectacular setting at the Farmers Bank Downtown Frankfort Summer Concert Series in the historic heart of Kentucky’s Capital City! Talented bands from around the bluegrass and beyond take to the stage on the Old State Capitol steps every other Friday evening. Local downtown businesses and restaurants offer a wide selection of dinner options and dining al fresco along Broadway and St. Clair. Street closures begin at 6:30p.m. and the music kicks-off at 7p.m. For more details, visit www.downtownfrankfort.com



Time: 11:00am -
Location: Joseph-Beth Booksellers, 161 Lexington Green Circle
Website | Literature

Join us for an outdoor storytime event to cele-brate a brand new Dr. Seuss book! Rosie’s Ponies will be joining us with their amazing petting zoo so you can meet all kinds of animals! You can even wear your pajamas to meet the lamb and don-key and llamas! We’ll read Suess’s new book and share a craft!



Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: The Kentucky Horse Park
Website | Runs/Walks

Meets every Monday from June 1- September 28 between 5-8pm. A new and FREE activity! Run or walk our routes at your own pace through the beautiful property. Road bike enthusiasts are also welcome to join the Bluegrass Cycling Club as they make their way around Lexington and Georgetown. It all starts at the Kentucky Horse Park Visitor Center, featuring local craft beers, food trucks, information tables and horse meet-and-greets. Don’t forget to get your puppy a snack at the Bluegrass Barkery truck, here every week!


Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Location: The Kentucky Horse Park
Website | Arts

A 5-day hunter/jumper show and the second part of the two part Kentucky Summer Horse Show 2015 series, it draws local riders, international riders and even former Olympians. Headlining this year’s event are the $25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic (third event in the Hagyard Challenge Series), USEF Show Jumping Talent Search, ASPCA Maclay, $50,000 Rood & Riddle Grand Prix, and the USHJA National Hunter Derby.


Time: 8:30am -
Location: Keeneland
Website | Runs/Walks

LBX Company, Maker of the Link-Belt Excavators, is proud to announce the 3rd annual LBX Dig Deep 5k Run/Walk to benefit the local Shriners Hospital for Children. The race will take place on August 1, 2015 at 8:30am at Keeneland in Lexington, KY. 100% of the net proceeds will be going to Shriners Hospital.


Time: -
Location: Kearney Hill Golf Links (3403 Kearney Rd)
Website | Sports

(Saturday, August 1, Sunday, August 2, Kearney Hill & Lakeside courses)- Held at Kearney Hill Golf Links and Lakeside Golf Course , this 36-hole tournament is open to individuals of all ages and skill levels. Each person competes against participants of their own skill level and there are plenty of winners. The entry fee is $50 to walk or $78 to ride. In addition to the individual competition, participants may sign-up to compete in the team tournament at no additional cost. The team competition will be comprised of four players who represent the same club and are playing in the tournament as individuals. The Women’s City Golf Championship is for those who reside in Fayette County or hold a membership at a Fayette County golf club.




Time: 6:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Centered
Website | Community

July 31st-August 2nd at Centered Friday: 6pm-9pm and Sat/Sun 9am- 6pm This workshop explores the possibility of experiencing sensation directly without the intermediaries of concepts, theories, and definitions. Matthew Branstetter is a student and scholar of the world's contemplative traditions and a practitioner of the healing and martial arts. Matthew has studied with teachers from a variety of traditions and has an extensive background in Zen (including a 3 year residency at Furnace Mountain Zen Center), Yoga, and Qi Gong. He currently teaches at St. Catherine College as the Chair of the philosophy and religious studies department.


Time: 10:00am - 11:10am
Location: Yoga Meditation & Therapy Center
Website | Arts

Yoga classes open to beginners and experienced students, featuring slow stretch with breathing awareness, plus deep relaxation training. Small classes in a peaceful setting; please call (859-254-9529) to reserve a space, or email for more information. You may join a series or attend a single class. We offer a new-student discount when you register for your first series of classes.


Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Location: Oleika Temple on Southland Drive
Website | Community

All of your favorite Lexington boutiques in one location, and all at least 50% OFF! Featuring products from Peggy's Gifts & Accessories, Cotton Patch, Seeds & Saplings, embry's, WorldsApart, Baby Bundles, AJ's, Bluetique and Bella Rose


Time: 8:30pm -
Location: MoonDance Ampitheater
Website | Theatre

Summerfest is Lexington’s only vital and compelling outdoor summer theater experience. Presented by the Kentucky Conservatory Theatre, we are proud to present for 2015 the Broadway smash hit and Tony award-winning Monty Python’s Spamalot and William Shakespeare’s hilarious classic A Comedy of Errors. Both productions are offered at Lexington’s beautiful Moondance Amphitheater in Beaumont Center on alternating weekends beginning July 9 through final performance on August 2. Gates open at 7 p.m. each evening.


Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: 1350 Pleasant Ridge Park
Website | Community

Join other breastfeeding and breast-milk feeding families from across Central Kentucky for this annual Simultaneous Breastfeeding Event! Door prizes, breastfeeding information, refreshments and more! http://www.facebook.com/events/1612503782342710/ www.biglatchon.org



Time: 10:00am -
Location: Raven Run Nature Sanctuary
Website | Community

Raven Run is looking for a few good volunteers! Individuals are needed to help with invasive plant removal, trail maintenance and more. Please dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes and work gloves. Volunteers should come to the Nature Center at 10am and stay as long as your schedule permits. For more information call (859) 272-6105.


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Time: -
Location:
Website | Sports

Sign-up now for the adult fall softball leagues. Priority registration for returning 2014 fall teams is July 1–8. Any returning teams or new team may register on a first-come, first-served basis July 9 –August 7. Managers of returning teams may call the Athletics Office at 288-2917 to request registration forms or league information. New teams should come to the Athletics Office (545 N. Upper Street) to register. Leagues offered include Men’s Church, Independent & Major; Women’s Independent & Church; and Co-Ed Church and Competitive. And new this year, Parks and Recreation will offer a 50 and over league. The team fees are $255 (check payable to Parks & Recreation) plus a $25 sanction fee (payable to the National Softball Association). For additional information, contact the Athletics Office at 288-2917.


Time: 8:00pm -
Location: Woodland Park
Website | Dance

The event will begin with a pre-show youth production (The Little Mermaid) at 8 p.m. followed by the main show that will feature professional dancers from Kentucky Ballet Theatre. Lawn chairs and/or blankets should be brought for seating and patrons may pack a picnic dinner or purchase concessions onsite. Admission is $5 per person, children 3 & under are free.


Time: 8:00pm -
Location: Woodland Park
Website | Dance

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 a relaxed, casual setting of the park. The event will begin with a pre-show youth production (The Little Mermaid) at 8 p.m. followed by the main show that will feature professional dancers from Kentucky Ballet Theatre. Lawn chairs and/or blankets should be brought for seating and patrons may pack a picnic dinner or purchase concessions onsite. Admission is $5 per person, children 3 & under are free. For more information, please call 288-2925. Ballet Under the Stars is presented by Lexington Parks & Recreation, the Ballet Under the Stars Volunteer Committee, and Don Jacobs Honda/BMW/Volkswagen.


Time: 8:00pm -
Location: Woodland Park (601 E High St)
Website | Arts

Ballet Under the Stars (Saturday, August 1- Sunday, August 2, Pre-show 8 p.m. Main Curtain 9 p.m. Woodland Park.) - 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 a relaxed, casual setting of the park. The event will begin with a pre-show youth production (The Little Mermaid) at 8 p.m. followed by the main show that will feature professional dancers from Kentucky Ballet Theatre. Lawn chairs and/or blankets should be brought for seating and patrons may pack a picnic dinner or purchase concessions onsite. Admission is $5 per person, children 3 & under are free. For more information, please call 288-2925. Ballet Under the Stars is presented by Lexington Parks & Recreation, the Ballet Under the Stars Volunteer Committee, and Don Jacobs Honda/BMW/Volkswagen.


+ Cal http://https://www.facebook.com/events/865280540232812/ 08-02-2015 18:00:00 -- 11:29:41 40 Ballet Under the Stars- Teas In honor of the Ballet Under the Stars pre-show (Little Mermaid), Parks is hosting a series of tea parties for children. Friday-Sunday before the ballet, children can don their best tutu, princesses dress or tiara and join us for a fantastical, fun-filled event. All attendees will meet Ariel and friends, learn a special dance plus enjoy food, party favors and tattoos. Be sure to bring your camera so you can take your picture with Ariel and her friends. There are 75 spots available per Tea. Online registration will begin at noon on July 6 and will remain open until July 22 or until all Teas are full. If you plan to register online, you must have a User ID and password prior to the online registration dates. You must also provide an email address to use this system. Note: It may take up to three (3) business days for your User ID and password application to be processed. Please allow the appropriate time so your registration will not be delayed. Participants may register to attend one event date only. The cost is $15 per child which covers the Tea activities, food for the child participant only and admission to the Ballet Under the Stars show. A parent or guardian is required to accompany the child to the Tea, but there is no charge for them. The Ballet Under the Stars preshow of the Little Mermaid has unlimited seating. Admission to the Ballet is $5 for adults, children 3 and under are free. All proceeds will benefit the Ballet Under the Stars program. Woodland Park (601 E High St) true DD/MM/YYYY

Time: 6:00pm -
Location: Woodland Park (601 E High St)
Website | Family Fun

In honor of the Ballet Under the Stars pre-show (Little Mermaid), Parks is hosting a series of tea parties for children. Friday-Sunday before the ballet, children can don their best tutu, princesses dress or tiara and join us for a fantastical, fun-filled event. All attendees will meet Ariel and friends, learn a special dance plus enjoy food, party favors and tattoos. Be sure to bring your camera so you can take your picture with Ariel and her friends. There are 75 spots available per Tea. Online registration will begin at noon on July 6 and will remain open until July 22 or until all Teas are full. If you plan to register online, you must have a User ID and password prior to the online registration dates. You must also provide an email address to use this system. Note: It may take up to three (3) business days for your User ID and password application to be processed. Please allow the appropriate time so your registration will not be delayed. Participants may register to attend one event date only. The cost is $15 per child which covers the Tea activities, food for the child participant only and admission to the Ballet Under the Stars show. A parent or guardian is required to accompany the child to the Tea, but there is no charge for them. The Ballet Under the Stars preshow of the Little Mermaid has unlimited seating. Admission to the Ballet is $5 for adults, children 3 and under are free. All proceeds will benefit the Ballet Under the Stars program.


Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Headley-Whitney Museum
Website | Arts

"Bending Light" by Stephen Rolfe Powell explores the manipulation of light through glass. Utilizing pieces from Powell's Teaser, Whacko, Echo, and Screamer Series, "Bending Light" transports the viewer to a vibrant wonderland of organic forms.


Time: 6:00pm -
Location:
Website | Community

Douglass & Picadome pools will close for the season on August 2 at 6 p.m. The aquatic centers located at Castlewood, Southland will stay open until August 11 at 6 p.m. Tates Creek, Woodland and Shillito pools will remain open until Labor Day (September 7). For more information, call 288-2900.


Time: -
Location: Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill - 3501 Lexington Rd.
Website | Fairs and Festivals

One of the Kentucky’s premier craft events, the fair attracts the elite among regional artisans, as well as up-and-coming new artists, and boasts an assortment of crafts, including exceptional pottery, jewelry, glass ware, woven rugs, needle craft, basketry, leather goods, floral design and Shaker reproductions. If you are interested in being a vendor for Craft Fair, please read more here. $10 Ages 13+ $5 Ages 6-12 Free Ages 5 and Under


Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Farmers Bank Downtown - Frankfort
Website | Arts

Join us for free live music and festivities in a spectacular setting at the Farmers Bank Downtown Frankfort Summer Concert Series in the historic heart of Kentucky’s Capital City! Talented bands from around the bluegrass and beyond take to the stage on the Old State Capitol steps every other Friday evening. Local downtown businesses and restaurants offer a wide selection of dinner options and dining al fresco along Broadway and St. Clair. Street closures begin at 6:30p.m. and the music kicks-off at 7p.m. For more details, visit www.downtownfrankfort.com


Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Farmers Bank Downtown - Frankfort
Website | Music

Join us for free live music and festivities in a spectacular setting at the Farmers Bank Downtown Frankfort Summer Concert Series in the historic heart of Kentucky’s Capital City! Talented bands from around the bluegrass and beyond take to the stage on the Old State Capitol steps every other Friday evening. Local downtown businesses and restaurants offer a wide selection of dinner options and dining al fresco along Broadway and St. Clair. Street closures begin at 6:30p.m. and the music kicks-off at 7p.m. For more details, visit www.downtownfrankfort.com


Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Farmers Bank Downtown - Frankfort
Website | Music

Join us for free live music and festivities in a spectacular setting at the Farmers Bank Downtown Frankfort Summer Concert Series in the historic heart of Kentucky’s Capital City! Talented bands from around the bluegrass and beyond take to the stage on the Old State Capitol steps every other Friday evening. Local downtown businesses and restaurants offer a wide selection of dinner options and dining al fresco along Broadway and St. Clair. Street closures begin at 6:30p.m. and the music kicks-off at 7p.m. For more details, visit www.downtownfrankfort.com


Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Phoenix Institute
Website | Arts

Spiritual or religious? Open minds lead to open hearts. Experience the difference that leads to a life of living love, self-empowerment and vitality at Phoenix Institute, 655 Lima Drive. Discover Samuel at the free First Sunday meeting August 2, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. Lea Schultz has been channeling Samuel since 1984. Stay for a vegan reception afterward. Call (859)231-8449 for details or go to www.discoversamuel.com Phoenix Institute, Inc. is a nonprofit, tax exempt 501(c)3 organization



Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: The Kentucky Horse Park
Website | Runs/Walks

Meets every Monday from June 1- September 28 between 5-8pm. A new and FREE activity! Run or walk our routes at your own pace through the beautiful property. Road bike enthusiasts are also welcome to join the Bluegrass Cycling Club as they make their way around Lexington and Georgetown. It all starts at the Kentucky Horse Park Visitor Center, featuring local craft beers, food trucks, information tables and horse meet-and-greets. Don’t forget to get your puppy a snack at the Bluegrass Barkery truck, here every week!


Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Location: The Kentucky Horse Park
Website | Arts

A 5-day hunter/jumper show and the second part of the two part Kentucky Summer Horse Show 2015 series, it draws local riders, international riders and even former Olympians. Headlining this year’s event are the $25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic (third event in the Hagyard Challenge Series), USEF Show Jumping Talent Search, ASPCA Maclay, $50,000 Rood & Riddle Grand Prix, and the USHJA National Hunter Derby.


Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Yoga Meditation & Therapy Center
Website | Community

An introduction to the practice of meditation for calming the mind and finding inner silence and contentment. Meets weekly for 5 Sundays at 5:30-6:30 pm; please call to reserve a space. Total fee for series: $65.


Time: 6:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Centered
Website | Community

July 31st-August 2nd at Centered Friday: 6pm-9pm and Sat/Sun 9am- 6pm This workshop explores the possibility of experiencing sensation directly without the intermediaries of concepts, theories, and definitions. Matthew Branstetter is a student and scholar of the world's contemplative traditions and a practitioner of the healing and martial arts. Matthew has studied with teachers from a variety of traditions and has an extensive background in Zen (including a 3 year residency at Furnace Mountain Zen Center), Yoga, and Qi Gong. He currently teaches at St. Catherine College as the Chair of the philosophy and religious studies department.


Time: 10:00am - 11:10am
Location: Yoga Meditation & Therapy Center
Website | Arts

Yoga classes open to beginners and experienced students, featuring slow stretch with breathing awareness, plus deep relaxation training. Small classes in a peaceful setting; please call (859-254-9529) to reserve a space, or email for more information. You may join a series or attend a single class. We offer a new-student discount when you register for your first series of classes.


Time: 8:30pm -
Location: MoonDance Ampitheater
Website | Theatre

Summerfest is Lexington’s only vital and compelling outdoor summer theater experience. Presented by the Kentucky Conservatory Theatre, we are proud to present for 2015 the Broadway smash hit and Tony award-winning Monty Python’s Spamalot and William Shakespeare’s hilarious classic A Comedy of Errors. Both productions are offered at Lexington’s beautiful Moondance Amphitheater in Beaumont Center on alternating weekends beginning July 9 through final performance on August 2. Gates open at 7 p.m. each evening.



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Monday August 3rd 2015


Time: -
Location:
Website | Sports

Sign-up now for the adult fall softball leagues. Priority registration for returning 2014 fall teams is July 1–8. Any returning teams or new team may register on a first-come, first-served basis July 9 –August 7. Managers of returning teams may call the Athletics Office at 288-2917 to request registration forms or league information. New teams should come to the Athletics Office (545 N. Upper Street) to register. Leagues offered include Men’s Church, Independent & Major; Women’s Independent & Church; and Co-Ed Church and Competitive. And new this year, Parks and Recreation will offer a 50 and over league. The team fees are $255 (check payable to Parks & Recreation) plus a $25 sanction fee (payable to the National Softball Association). For additional information, contact the Athletics Office at 288-2917.


Time: -
Location: Castlewood Community Center
Website | Sports

Parks & Recreation is accepting applications for its fall volleyball league. Fall indoor volleyball begins in September and ends in November. Teams play a 9-game schedule followed by a post-season tournament. All matches will be played on Sunday Afternoons at the Castlewood Community Center, 201 Castlewood Drive. Registration is by team only and on a first come first serve basis. Managers of teams may the Athletics Office at 288-2915 to request a registration form. The cost to participate is $200 per team. For more information call 288-2915.


Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Headley-Whitney Museum
Website | Arts

"Bending Light" by Stephen Rolfe Powell explores the manipulation of light through glass. Utilizing pieces from Powell's Teaser, Whacko, Echo, and Screamer Series, "Bending Light" transports the viewer to a vibrant wonderland of organic forms.


Time: 6:00pm -
Location:
Website | Community

Douglass & Picadome pools will close for the season on August 2 at 6 p.m. The aquatic centers located at Castlewood, Southland will stay open until August 11 at 6 p.m. Tates Creek, Woodland and Shillito pools will remain open until Labor Day (September 7). For more information, call 288-2900.


Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Farmers Bank Downtown - Frankfort
Website | Arts

Join us for free live music and festivities in a spectacular setting at the Farmers Bank Downtown Frankfort Summer Concert Series in the historic heart of Kentucky’s Capital City! Talented bands from around the bluegrass and beyond take to the stage on the Old State Capitol steps every other Friday evening. Local downtown businesses and restaurants offer a wide selection of dinner options and dining al fresco along Broadway and St. Clair. Street closures begin at 6:30p.m. and the music kicks-off at 7p.m. For more details, visit www.downtownfrankfort.com


Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Farmers Bank Downtown - Frankfort
Website | Music

Join us for free live music and festivities in a spectacular setting at the Farmers Bank Downtown Frankfort Summer Concert Series in the historic heart of Kentucky’s Capital City! Talented bands from around the bluegrass and beyond take to the stage on the Old State Capitol steps every other Friday evening. Local downtown businesses and restaurants offer a wide selection of dinner options and dining al fresco along Broadway and St. Clair. Street closures begin at 6:30p.m. and the music kicks-off at 7p.m. For more details, visit www.downtownfrankfort.com


Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Farmers Bank Downtown - Frankfort
Website | Music

Join us for free live music and festivities in a spectacular setting at the Farmers Bank Downtown Frankfort Summer Concert Series in the historic heart of Kentucky’s Capital City! Talented bands from around the bluegrass and beyond take to the stage on the Old State Capitol steps every other Friday evening. Local downtown businesses and restaurants offer a wide selection of dinner options and dining al fresco along Broadway and St. Clair. Street closures begin at 6:30p.m. and the music kicks-off at 7p.m. For more details, visit www.downtownfrankfort.com


Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: The Kentucky Horse Park
Website | Runs/Walks

Meets every Monday from June 1- September 28 between 5-8pm. A new and FREE activity! Run or walk our routes at your own pace through the beautiful property. Road bike enthusiasts are also welcome to join the Bluegrass Cycling Club as they make their way around Lexington and Georgetown. It all starts at the Kentucky Horse Park Visitor Center, featuring local craft beers, food trucks, information tables and horse meet-and-greets. Don’t forget to get your puppy a snack at the Bluegrass Barkery truck, here every week!


Time: 7:05pm -
Location: Whitaker Bank Ballpark
Website | Sports

Popular promotions such as Thirsty Thursdays, education days, fireworks nights, military appreciation, special nights for charitable organizations and many others will be part of Legends baseball in 2015, as will some of the top entertainment acts on the minor league circuit.The Legends offer a variety of season ticket plans, which are on sale now. Company and group outings may be booked now as well. Individual game tickets will be available for sale in March. For more information, call the Legends box office at (859) 422-7867 or visit www.lexingtonlegends.com.


Time: 10:30am - 10:00pm
Location: 652 East Main Street. Lexington, KY 40508
Website | Food

During August 3rd - 6th, A&W Burgers Chicken Floats (Main Street Location) will donate 50% of sales to Wounded Warrior Project. Wounded Warrior Project is a military and veterans charity service organization empowering injured veterans and their families. Come dine in or out to support this charity.


Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Yoga Meditation & Therapy Center
Website | Community

An introduction to the practice of meditation for calming the mind and finding inner silence and contentment. Meets weekly for 5 Sundays at 5:30-6:30 pm; please call to reserve a space. Total fee for series: $65.



Time: 10:00am - 11:10am
Location: Yoga Meditation & Therapy Center
Website | Arts

Yoga classes open to beginners and experienced students, featuring slow stretch with breathing awareness, plus deep relaxation training. Small classes in a peaceful setting; please call (859-254-9529) to reserve a space, or email for more information. You may join a series or attend a single class. We offer a new-student discount when you register for your first series of classes.


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Tuesday August 4th 2015

Time: 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: 2300 Richmond Road
Website | Community

The company initiated WaterFest in 2010 in conjunction with its 125th anniversary of operation. The event is designed to provide the community with an up-close, informative and fun view of how water withdrawn from a reservoir and river is transformed into nationally recognized, quality drinking water. This year’s event will include educational exhibits and demonstrations by Kentucky American Water staff, in conjunction with many community partners, covering topics such as water supply engineering, infrastructure renewal, and environmental stewardship.


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Sign-up now for the adult fall softball leagues. Priority registration for returning 2014 fall teams is July 1–8. Any returning teams or new team may register on a first-come, first-served basis July 9 –August 7. Managers of returning teams may call the Athletics Office at 288-2917 to request registration forms or league information. New teams should come to the Athletics Office (545 N. Upper Street) to register. Leagues offered include Men’s Church, Independent & Major; Women’s Independent & Church; and Co-Ed Church and Competitive. And new this year, Parks and Recreation will offer a 50 and over league. The team fees are $255 (check payable to Parks & Recreation) plus a $25 sanction fee (payable to the National Softball Association). For additional information, contact the Athletics Office at 288-2917.


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Location: Castlewood Community Center
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Parks & Recreation is accepting applications for its fall volleyball league. Fall indoor volleyball begins in September and ends in November. Teams play a 9-game schedule followed by a post-season tournament. All matches will be played on Sunday Afternoons at the Castlewood Community Center, 201 Castlewood Drive. Registration is by team only and on a first come first serve basis. Managers of teams may the Athletics Office at 288-2915 to request a registration form. The cost to participate is $200 per team. For more information call 288-2915.


Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Headley-Whitney Museum
Website | Arts

"Bending Light" by Stephen Rolfe Powell explores the manipulation of light through glass. Utilizing pieces from Powell's Teaser, Whacko, Echo, and Screamer Series, "Bending Light" transports the viewer to a vibrant wonderland of organic forms.


Time: 8:30pm -
Location: Ecton Park
Website | Music

Enjoy one of Lexington's longest running and most beloved concert series – Big Band & Jazz. With a full schedule of live music planned, concert-goers can enjoy weekly Big Band or jazz music. Picnics are encouraged and patrons should bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating. August 4 Lexington Concert Band August 11 Rick Cook Quintet August 18 Dave Shelton Jazz Quintet August 25 Rain Date



Time: 6:00pm -
Location:
Website | Community

Douglass & Picadome pools will close for the season on August 2 at 6 p.m. The aquatic centers located at Castlewood, Southland will stay open until August 11 at 6 p.m. Tates Creek, Woodland and Shillito pools will remain open until Labor Day (September 7). For more information, call 288-2900.


Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Farmers Bank Downtown - Frankfort
Website | Arts

Join us for free live music and festivities in a spectacular setting at the Farmers Bank Downtown Frankfort Summer Concert Series in the historic heart of Kentucky’s Capital City! Talented bands from around the bluegrass and beyond take to the stage on the Old State Capitol steps every other Friday evening. Local downtown businesses and restaurants offer a wide selection of dinner options and dining al fresco along Broadway and St. Clair. Street closures begin at 6:30p.m. and the music kicks-off at 7p.m. For more details, visit www.downtownfrankfort.com


Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Farmers Bank Downtown - Frankfort
Website | Music

Join us for free live music and festivities in a spectacular setting at the Farmers Bank Downtown Frankfort Summer Concert Series in the historic heart of Kentucky’s Capital City! Talented bands from around the bluegrass and beyond take to the stage on the Old State Capitol steps every other Friday evening. Local downtown businesses and restaurants offer a wide selection of dinner options and dining al fresco along Broadway and St. Clair. Street closures begin at 6:30p.m. and the music kicks-off at 7p.m. For more details, visit www.downtownfrankfort.com


Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Farmers Bank Downtown - Frankfort
Website | Music

Join us for free live music and festivities in a spectacular setting at the Farmers Bank Downtown Frankfort Summer Concert Series in the historic heart of Kentucky’s Capital City! Talented bands from around the bluegrass and beyond take to the stage on the Old State Capitol steps every other Friday evening. Local downtown businesses and restaurants offer a wide selection of dinner options and dining al fresco along Broadway and St. Clair. Street closures begin at 6:30p.m. and the music kicks-off at 7p.m. For more details, visit www.downtownfrankfort.com


Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: The Kentucky Horse Park
Website | Runs/Walks

Meets every Monday from June 1- September 28 between 5-8pm. A new and FREE activity! Run or walk our routes at your own pace through the beautiful property. Road bike enthusiasts are also welcome to join the Bluegrass Cycling Club as they make their way around Lexington and Georgetown. It all starts at the Kentucky Horse Park Visitor Center, featuring local craft beers, food trucks, information tables and horse meet-and-greets. Don’t forget to get your puppy a snack at the Bluegrass Barkery truck, here every week!


Time: 7:05pm -
Location: Whitaker Bank Ballpark
Website | Sports

Popular promotions such as Thirsty Thursdays, education days, fireworks nights, military appreciation, special nights for charitable organizations and many others will be part of Legends baseball in 2015, as will some of the top entertainment acts on the minor league circuit.The Legends offer a variety of season ticket plans, which are on sale now. Company and group outings may be booked now as well. Individual game tickets will be available for sale in March. For more information, call the Legends box office at (859) 422-7867 or visit www.lexingtonlegends.com.


Time: 10:30am - 10:00pm
Location: 652 East Main Street. Lexington, KY 40508
Website | Food

During August 3rd - 6th, A&W Burgers Chicken Floats (Main Street Location) will donate 50% of sales to Wounded Warrior Project. Wounded Warrior Project is a military and veterans charity service organization empowering injured veterans and their families. Come dine in or out to support this charity.


Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Yoga Meditation & Therapy Center
Website | Community

An introduction to the practice of meditation for calming the mind and finding inner silence and contentment. Meets weekly for 5 Sundays at 5:30-6:30 pm; please call to reserve a space. Total fee for series: $65.


Time: 10:00am - 11:10am
Location: Yoga Meditation & Therapy Center
Website | Arts

Yoga classes open to beginners and experienced students, featuring slow stretch with breathing awareness, plus deep relaxation training. Small classes in a peaceful setting; please call (859-254-9529) to reserve a space, or email for more information. You may join a series or attend a single class. We offer a new-student discount when you register for your first series of classes.



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