6:00 PM Location: Keene Meadow at Keeneland Address: Entertainment Ct, Lexington, KY 40510 Website
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Picnic with the Pops is pleased to announce that both of our 2018 performances will feature The Music of the Rolling Stones, performed by the Lexington Philharmonic with guest conductor Brent Havens, guest artist Brody Dolyniuk and other special guests. This year’s event takes place Friday, August 17 and Saturday, August 18, 2018. One of Lexington’s favorite summer traditions, Picnic with the Pops is an annual outdoor musical event held each August. Featuring a fun and light-hearted atmosphere with picnic dinners, a table decorating contest, and an idyllic Kentucky setting, the event started in 1980 by a group that included Lexington’s mayor at the time, Jim Amato, and Thomas Minter, who served as the chairman of the event until 2012. The event is now run by a city-appointed commission of volunteers.