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Agenda

  1. Aug
    20
    Wed
    1. ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass
      Aug 20 (all-day)

      The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been synonymous with World’s Champion Saddlebred performance horses and the 2014 exhibit will focus on the tradition of excellence the farm represents. On display are hundreds of items, including photos, paintings, trophies and furnishings from the estate of the farm’s owner, Jean McLean Davis. The exhibition runs February 14, 2014 to January 31, 2015, and admission to the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds and Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass exhibition is included with admission to the Kentucky Horse Park. For further information contact 859-259-2746 or museum@asbmusuem.org or visit www.ASBMuseum.org.

    2. Drymill Road at Red Barn Radio / Al’s Bar
      8:00 am – 12:30 am

      Virginia band, Drymill Road will be making a stop in Lexington Kentucky on Wednesday August 20th playing Red Barn Radio at 8pm and Al’s Bar at 10pm! For more info please visit us at www.drymillroad,com

    3. Guided Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Lexington
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      Offered in association with the Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation, this 90-minute guided walking tour includes historic churches, Victorian Square, the Lexington Opera House, Cheapside Park, the Carnegie Center, Patterson Cabin, Transylvania University’s campus, Gratz Park and more.

      Adults are $15 and children are $8. Tour starts and ends at the downtown Starbucks.

      Reservations are required and can be made at (859) 321-5897. Group and private tours are available by appointment.

    4. ART EXHIBIT: Evolving, Revolving 13 at Ann Tower Gallery
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present Evolving Revolving 13, our annual summer group exhibition. We will present an impressive variety of new work from artists represented by the gallery, including paintings, sculpture, photography, drawings, ceramics and folk art. We’re also delighted to present new work from Sondra Dorn, a mixed media artist from Asheville, NC, and new paintings from the estate of Robert James Foose. Artists in the gallery include Patrick Adams, Minnie Adkins, Gary Bower, Cole Carothers, Nancy Fletcher Cassell, Carolyn Courtney, Gary Drake, Joseph Fitzpatrick, Robert James Foose, Evan Fugazzi, Kevin Gardner, Gordon Gildersleeve, Ulrike Hahn, Georgia Henkel, Carolyn Young Hisel, Judith Pointer Jia,  Guy Mendes, Lonnie and Twyla Money, Anna Marie Pavlik, George Schmidt, Chris Segre-Lewis, James Shambhu, Valerie Shesko, Dollie and Guy Skaggs, Karen Spears, Kim Sobel, Lina Tharsing, Robert Tharsing, Mary Tortorici, Ann Tower, Travis Townsend, Sharon Weis, Judy Wells, and Daniel Werner.   The exhibition will change throughout the summer and will end on Sept. 7, 2014.

    5. DIY Class – Corn Hole Boards
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Impress your date at the next tailgate! Come join ReStore’s Katie Clay for a do-it-yourself class where you will re-purpose lumber to make a custom, corn hole board set. All materials will be provided and you will leave the class with two hand-made corn hole boards and two hand-made sets of bean bags made from recycled material. Just in time for UK and Keeneland tailgate season we will lead you in construction of your boards – no experience necessary.

  2. Aug
    21
    Thu
    1. “Mrs. Lincoln’s Civil War” Evening Tour
      Aug 21 (all-day)

      The Mary Todd Lincoln House will offer an evening tour entitled Mrs. Lincoln’s Civil War at 5pm, 6pm, and 7pm on Thursday, August 21. The guided tour examines the first lady’s wartime activities- from attending official functions to dealing with Confederate relatives. Reservations required. Admission $15 individuals; $13 group rate (4+); $10 members. Recommended for ages 12 and up. Light refreshments after. Call Gwen at 859-233-9999 for reservations.  Visit www.mtlhouse.org for further information.

    2. Altrusa of Lexington monthly meeting
      12:00 am – 12:00 am

      Altrusa is an international network of working and retired professionals dedicated to improving their communities through personal service to others.

    3. ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass
      Aug 21 (all-day)

      The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been synonymous with World’s Champion Saddlebred performance horses and the 2014 exhibit will focus on the tradition of excellence the farm represents. On display are hundreds of items, including photos, paintings, trophies and furnishings from the estate of the farm’s owner, Jean McLean Davis. The exhibition runs February 14, 2014 to January 31, 2015, and admission to the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds and Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass exhibition is included with admission to the Kentucky Horse Park. For further information contact 859-259-2746 or museum@asbmusuem.org or visit www.ASBMuseum.org.

    4. First Time Mom’s Hen & Chick’s Meeting
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      A free support group for first-time moms and their infants from birth to 6 months. Come join Donna Miles, a certified postpartum doula, as your facilitator to chat, laugh, share and support one another through one of the biggest life-changing events of a woman’s life. We will begin with gentle upper body stretches for those tired “mommy muscles,” have some chat time and end with a fun or relaxing activity.

    5. ART EXHIBIT: Evolving, Revolving 13 at Ann Tower Gallery
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present Evolving Revolving 13, our annual summer group exhibition. We will present an impressive variety of new work from artists represented by the gallery, including paintings, sculpture, photography, drawings, ceramics and folk art. We’re also delighted to present new work from Sondra Dorn, a mixed media artist from Asheville, NC, and new paintings from the estate of Robert James Foose. Artists in the gallery include Patrick Adams, Minnie Adkins, Gary Bower, Cole Carothers, Nancy Fletcher Cassell, Carolyn Courtney, Gary Drake, Joseph Fitzpatrick, Robert James Foose, Evan Fugazzi, Kevin Gardner, Gordon Gildersleeve, Ulrike Hahn, Georgia Henkel, Carolyn Young Hisel, Judith Pointer Jia,  Guy Mendes, Lonnie and Twyla Money, Anna Marie Pavlik, George Schmidt, Chris Segre-Lewis, James Shambhu, Valerie Shesko, Dollie and Guy Skaggs, Karen Spears, Kim Sobel, Lina Tharsing, Robert Tharsing, Mary Tortorici, Ann Tower, Travis Townsend, Sharon Weis, Judy Wells, and Daniel Werner.   The exhibition will change throughout the summer and will end on Sept. 7, 2014.

  3. Aug
    22
    Fri
    1. ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass
      Aug 22 (all-day)

      The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been synonymous with World’s Champion Saddlebred performance horses and the 2014 exhibit will focus on the tradition of excellence the farm represents. On display are hundreds of items, including photos, paintings, trophies and furnishings from the estate of the farm’s owner, Jean McLean Davis. The exhibition runs February 14, 2014 to January 31, 2015, and admission to the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds and Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass exhibition is included with admission to the Kentucky Horse Park. For further information contact 859-259-2746 or museum@asbmusuem.org or visit www.ASBMuseum.org.

    2. Lafayette High School Class of 1964 50th Reunion
      Aug 22 (all-day)

      Lafayette Senior High School Class of 1964 will celebrate its 50th year reunion with several events. Visit www.lafayette64.com for more information!

    3. Guided Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Lexington
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      Offered in association with the Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation, this 90-minute guided walking tour includes historic churches, Victorian Square, the Lexington Opera House, Cheapside Park, the Carnegie Center, Patterson Cabin, Transylvania University’s campus, Gratz Park and more.

      Adults are $15 and children are $8. Tour starts and ends at the downtown Starbucks.

      Reservations are required and can be made at (859) 321-5897. Group and private tours are available by appointment.

    4. Seniors Writing Group
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      With  Sarah Combs // Fridays, June 20-August 22 // FREE If you’ve reached that golden age, join this writing group, which meets at the Lexington Senior Center, 1530 Nicholasville Road. This group features in-class writing exercises; feedback for family stories, memoirs, poems and stories; tips for reading and publishing your work; and lively conversation and fellowship. [ALL LEVELS]

    5. Food Trucks For A Cause (new location)
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      Now in a new location,  The Bluegrass Food Truck Association presents Food Trucks For A Cause — a “food truck court” featuring several local food trucks at Beaumont Center’s Liquor Barn parking lot — every Friday through the end of a October.  10% of all proceeds go to a different charity each week. Come eat lunch and come back again for dinner!  

    6. FREE Writing Practice at the Carnegie Center
      12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

      With  Cole Bennett Fridays, June 20-August 22 (no class July 4) noon-1:30 pm FREE This is an opportunity to write without rules, editing, or judgment — the best way to start! Also the best way to limber up, or generate something new and energetic for working on later. We write from a simple prompt, followed by readings and “recalls”–other writers simply recalling your words back to you, without criticism or praise. Natalie Goldberg’s witty and insightful Writing Down The Bones is suggested reading, but not required. Writers of all stripes are welcome to join us at any time. [ALL LEVELS]

    7. ART EXHIBIT: Evolving, Revolving 13 at Ann Tower Gallery
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present Evolving Revolving 13, our annual summer group exhibition. We will present an impressive variety of new work from artists represented by the gallery, including paintings, sculpture, photography, drawings, ceramics and folk art. We’re also delighted to present new work from Sondra Dorn, a mixed media artist from Asheville, NC, and new paintings from the estate of Robert James Foose. Artists in the gallery include Patrick Adams, Minnie Adkins, Gary Bower, Cole Carothers, Nancy Fletcher Cassell, Carolyn Courtney, Gary Drake, Joseph Fitzpatrick, Robert James Foose, Evan Fugazzi, Kevin Gardner, Gordon Gildersleeve, Ulrike Hahn, Georgia Henkel, Carolyn Young Hisel, Judith Pointer Jia,  Guy Mendes, Lonnie and Twyla Money, Anna Marie Pavlik, George Schmidt, Chris Segre-Lewis, James Shambhu, Valerie Shesko, Dollie and Guy Skaggs, Karen Spears, Kim Sobel, Lina Tharsing, Robert Tharsing, Mary Tortorici, Ann Tower, Travis Townsend, Sharon Weis, Judy Wells, and Daniel Werner.   The exhibition will change throughout the summer and will end on Sept. 7, 2014.

  4. Aug
    23
    Sat
    1. ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass
      Aug 23 (all-day)

      The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been synonymous with World’s Champion Saddlebred performance horses and the 2014 exhibit will focus on the tradition of excellence the farm represents. On display are hundreds of items, including photos, paintings, trophies and furnishings from the estate of the farm’s owner, Jean McLean Davis. The exhibition runs February 14, 2014 to January 31, 2015, and admission to the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds and Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass exhibition is included with admission to the Kentucky Horse Park. For further information contact 859-259-2746 or museum@asbmusuem.org or visit www.ASBMuseum.org.

    2. Lafayette High School Class of 1964 50th Reunion
      Aug 23 (all-day)

      Lafayette Senior High School Class of 1964 will celebrate its 50th year reunion with several events. Visit www.lafayette64.com for more information!

    3. Ms. Fix-It Fair
      8:30 am – 3:30 pm

      The Ms. Fix-It Fair will feature several 45 minute hands-on classes throughout the day including topics on basic plumbing and electrical repair, drywall repairs, energy efficiency, basic home repairs and maintenance, home decorating and much more!  Classes are suitable for all levels beginner through advanced and are taught by skilled tradespeople.  There will also be an exhibit area where vendors will help answer any repair questions.

    4. ART EXHIBIT: Evolving, Revolving 13 at Ann Tower Gallery
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present Evolving Revolving 13, our annual summer group exhibition. We will present an impressive variety of new work from artists represented by the gallery, including paintings, sculpture, photography, drawings, ceramics and folk art. We’re also delighted to present new work from Sondra Dorn, a mixed media artist from Asheville, NC, and new paintings from the estate of Robert James Foose. Artists in the gallery include Patrick Adams, Minnie Adkins, Gary Bower, Cole Carothers, Nancy Fletcher Cassell, Carolyn Courtney, Gary Drake, Joseph Fitzpatrick, Robert James Foose, Evan Fugazzi, Kevin Gardner, Gordon Gildersleeve, Ulrike Hahn, Georgia Henkel, Carolyn Young Hisel, Judith Pointer Jia,  Guy Mendes, Lonnie and Twyla Money, Anna Marie Pavlik, George Schmidt, Chris Segre-Lewis, James Shambhu, Valerie Shesko, Dollie and Guy Skaggs, Karen Spears, Kim Sobel, Lina Tharsing, Robert Tharsing, Mary Tortorici, Ann Tower, Travis Townsend, Sharon Weis, Judy Wells, and Daniel Werner.   The exhibition will change throughout the summer and will end on Sept. 7, 2014.

    5. Contra Dance
      8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

      Contra Dance with caller Frank Jenkins and band Intellectual Property 8:00-11:00 PM (Beginner lesson 7:30-8:00 PM)

    6. Dr. Coleman’s Lexington History Walks Presents “Spirits! Scandals! Sordid Secrets!”
      8:00 pm – 9:15 pm

      Spirits! Scandals! Sordid Secrets! Genteel Lexington has its dark side!  Uncover why Lexington was called “the wicked city.”  Learn of the duelists, gamblers, and ladies-of-ill-repute who once walked these streets—many locals claim their spirits still do. Tours are 75 minutes, approx. 1.3 miles. Tours depart from the street at 401 W. Main St. Parental discretion advised.

  5. Aug
    24
    Sun
    1. ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass
      Aug 24 (all-day)

      The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been synonymous with World’s Champion Saddlebred performance horses and the 2014 exhibit will focus on the tradition of excellence the farm represents. On display are hundreds of items, including photos, paintings, trophies and furnishings from the estate of the farm’s owner, Jean McLean Davis. The exhibition runs February 14, 2014 to January 31, 2015, and admission to the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds and Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass exhibition is included with admission to the Kentucky Horse Park. For further information contact 859-259-2746 or museum@asbmusuem.org or visit www.ASBMuseum.org.

    2. Bluegrass Music & BBQ
      12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Come to Milward-Southland Drive and join us for an afternoon of bluegrass music and barbeque, featuring Second Time Around. Second Time Around plays traditional bluegrass, bluegrass gospel, along with other similar styles of music. Lunch provided without cost or obligation. Rain or shine.

    3. Henry Clay Croquet Tournament
      1:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate presents the 4th annual Henry Clay Croquet Tournament. Grab a partner for an afternoon of croquet, music, food and fun on the beautiful back lawn of Ashland. No experience or equipment necessary, just a competitive spirit. Spectators welcome and white attire preferred. A legacy trophy and prize will be presented to the winning team. Teams of two are $50. Call for reservations 859-266-8581. www.henryclay.org.

    4. ART EXHIBIT: Evolving, Revolving 13 at Ann Tower Gallery
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present Evolving Revolving 13, our annual summer group exhibition. We will present an impressive variety of new work from artists represented by the gallery, including paintings, sculpture, photography, drawings, ceramics and folk art. We’re also delighted to present new work from Sondra Dorn, a mixed media artist from Asheville, NC, and new paintings from the estate of Robert James Foose. Artists in the gallery include Patrick Adams, Minnie Adkins, Gary Bower, Cole Carothers, Nancy Fletcher Cassell, Carolyn Courtney, Gary Drake, Joseph Fitzpatrick, Robert James Foose, Evan Fugazzi, Kevin Gardner, Gordon Gildersleeve, Ulrike Hahn, Georgia Henkel, Carolyn Young Hisel, Judith Pointer Jia,  Guy Mendes, Lonnie and Twyla Money, Anna Marie Pavlik, George Schmidt, Chris Segre-Lewis, James Shambhu, Valerie Shesko, Dollie and Guy Skaggs, Karen Spears, Kim Sobel, Lina Tharsing, Robert Tharsing, Mary Tortorici, Ann Tower, Travis Townsend, Sharon Weis, Judy Wells, and Daniel Werner.   The exhibition will change throughout the summer and will end on Sept. 7, 2014.

  6. Aug
    25
    Mon
    1. ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass
      Aug 25 (all-day)

      The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been synonymous with World’s Champion Saddlebred performance horses and the 2014 exhibit will focus on the tradition of excellence the farm represents. On display are hundreds of items, including photos, paintings, trophies and furnishings from the estate of the farm’s owner, Jean McLean Davis. The exhibition runs February 14, 2014 to January 31, 2015, and admission to the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds and Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass exhibition is included with admission to the Kentucky Horse Park. For further information contact 859-259-2746 or museum@asbmusuem.org or visit www.ASBMuseum.org.

    2. Guided Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Lexington
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      Offered in association with the Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation, this 90-minute guided walking tour includes historic churches, Victorian Square, the Lexington Opera House, Cheapside Park, the Carnegie Center, Patterson Cabin, Transylvania University’s campus, Gratz Park and more.

      Adults are $15 and children are $8. Tour starts and ends at the downtown Starbucks.

      Reservations are required and can be made at (859) 321-5897. Group and private tours are available by appointment.

    3. ART EXHIBIT: Evolving, Revolving 13 at Ann Tower Gallery
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present Evolving Revolving 13, our annual summer group exhibition. We will present an impressive variety of new work from artists represented by the gallery, including paintings, sculpture, photography, drawings, ceramics and folk art. We’re also delighted to present new work from Sondra Dorn, a mixed media artist from Asheville, NC, and new paintings from the estate of Robert James Foose. Artists in the gallery include Patrick Adams, Minnie Adkins, Gary Bower, Cole Carothers, Nancy Fletcher Cassell, Carolyn Courtney, Gary Drake, Joseph Fitzpatrick, Robert James Foose, Evan Fugazzi, Kevin Gardner, Gordon Gildersleeve, Ulrike Hahn, Georgia Henkel, Carolyn Young Hisel, Judith Pointer Jia,  Guy Mendes, Lonnie and Twyla Money, Anna Marie Pavlik, George Schmidt, Chris Segre-Lewis, James Shambhu, Valerie Shesko, Dollie and Guy Skaggs, Karen Spears, Kim Sobel, Lina Tharsing, Robert Tharsing, Mary Tortorici, Ann Tower, Travis Townsend, Sharon Weis, Judy Wells, and Daniel Werner.   The exhibition will change throughout the summer and will end on Sept. 7, 2014.

    4. Open Mic Night
      8:45 pm – 11:00 pm

      Common Grounds features an open mic music night every Monday. Performances range from acoustic rock and jazz to vocal and spoken-word lyrics. Open mic starts at 8:45 and goes to 11 p.m.

  7. Aug
    26
    Tue
    1. ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass
      Aug 26 (all-day)

      The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been synonymous with World’s Champion Saddlebred performance horses and the 2014 exhibit will focus on the tradition of excellence the farm represents. On display are hundreds of items, including photos, paintings, trophies and furnishings from the estate of the farm’s owner, Jean McLean Davis. The exhibition runs February 14, 2014 to January 31, 2015, and admission to the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds and Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass exhibition is included with admission to the Kentucky Horse Park. For further information contact 859-259-2746 or museum@asbmusuem.org or visit www.ASBMuseum.org.

    2. In Residence Open Studios
      Aug 26 (all-day)

      Join the Lexington Art League at the Loudoun House each Tuesday during In Residence to watch Larusso and Vangerberg create a new body of work.

    3. ART EXHIBIT: Evolving, Revolving 13 at Ann Tower Gallery
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present Evolving Revolving 13, our annual summer group exhibition. We will present an impressive variety of new work from artists represented by the gallery, including paintings, sculpture, photography, drawings, ceramics and folk art. We’re also delighted to present new work from Sondra Dorn, a mixed media artist from Asheville, NC, and new paintings from the estate of Robert James Foose. Artists in the gallery include Patrick Adams, Minnie Adkins, Gary Bower, Cole Carothers, Nancy Fletcher Cassell, Carolyn Courtney, Gary Drake, Joseph Fitzpatrick, Robert James Foose, Evan Fugazzi, Kevin Gardner, Gordon Gildersleeve, Ulrike Hahn, Georgia Henkel, Carolyn Young Hisel, Judith Pointer Jia,  Guy Mendes, Lonnie and Twyla Money, Anna Marie Pavlik, George Schmidt, Chris Segre-Lewis, James Shambhu, Valerie Shesko, Dollie and Guy Skaggs, Karen Spears, Kim Sobel, Lina Tharsing, Robert Tharsing, Mary Tortorici, Ann Tower, Travis Townsend, Sharon Weis, Judy Wells, and Daniel Werner.   The exhibition will change throughout the summer and will end on Sept. 7, 2014.

  8. Aug
    27
    Wed
    1. ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass
      Aug 27 (all-day)

      The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been synonymous with World’s Champion Saddlebred performance horses and the 2014 exhibit will focus on the tradition of excellence the farm represents. On display are hundreds of items, including photos, paintings, trophies and furnishings from the estate of the farm’s owner, Jean McLean Davis. The exhibition runs February 14, 2014 to January 31, 2015, and admission to the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds and Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass exhibition is included with admission to the Kentucky Horse Park. For further information contact 859-259-2746 or museum@asbmusuem.org or visit www.ASBMuseum.org.

    2. Guided Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Lexington
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      Offered in association with the Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation, this 90-minute guided walking tour includes historic churches, Victorian Square, the Lexington Opera House, Cheapside Park, the Carnegie Center, Patterson Cabin, Transylvania University’s campus, Gratz Park and more.

      Adults are $15 and children are $8. Tour starts and ends at the downtown Starbucks.

      Reservations are required and can be made at (859) 321-5897. Group and private tours are available by appointment.

    3. ART EXHIBIT: Evolving, Revolving 13 at Ann Tower Gallery
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present Evolving Revolving 13, our annual summer group exhibition. We will present an impressive variety of new work from artists represented by the gallery, including paintings, sculpture, photography, drawings, ceramics and folk art. We’re also delighted to present new work from Sondra Dorn, a mixed media artist from Asheville, NC, and new paintings from the estate of Robert James Foose. Artists in the gallery include Patrick Adams, Minnie Adkins, Gary Bower, Cole Carothers, Nancy Fletcher Cassell, Carolyn Courtney, Gary Drake, Joseph Fitzpatrick, Robert James Foose, Evan Fugazzi, Kevin Gardner, Gordon Gildersleeve, Ulrike Hahn, Georgia Henkel, Carolyn Young Hisel, Judith Pointer Jia,  Guy Mendes, Lonnie and Twyla Money, Anna Marie Pavlik, George Schmidt, Chris Segre-Lewis, James Shambhu, Valerie Shesko, Dollie and Guy Skaggs, Karen Spears, Kim Sobel, Lina Tharsing, Robert Tharsing, Mary Tortorici, Ann Tower, Travis Townsend, Sharon Weis, Judy Wells, and Daniel Werner.   The exhibition will change throughout the summer and will end on Sept. 7, 2014.

  9. Aug
    28
    Thu
    1. ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass
      Aug 28 (all-day)

      The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been synonymous with World’s Champion Saddlebred performance horses and the 2014 exhibit will focus on the tradition of excellence the farm represents. On display are hundreds of items, including photos, paintings, trophies and furnishings from the estate of the farm’s owner, Jean McLean Davis. The exhibition runs February 14, 2014 to January 31, 2015, and admission to the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds and Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass exhibition is included with admission to the Kentucky Horse Park. For further information contact 859-259-2746 or museum@asbmusuem.org or visit www.ASBMuseum.org.

    2. Bluegrass Classic Dog Shows
      Aug 28 (all-day)

      All Breed Dog Show Daily featuring approximately 1,600 dogs representing up to 130 AKC Breeds, Obedience and Rally, Meet the Breeds Saturday and Sunday, Vendors. $5 Kentucky Horse Park Parking, $5 Carload Admission at Alltech.  No Unentered Dogs.

    3. First Time Mom’s Hen & Chick’s Meeting
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      A free support group for first-time moms and their infants from birth to 6 months. Come join Donna Miles, a certified postpartum doula, as your facilitator to chat, laugh, share and support one another through one of the biggest life-changing events of a woman’s life. We will begin with gentle upper body stretches for those tired “mommy muscles,” have some chat time and end with a fun or relaxing activity.

    4. ART EXHIBIT: Evolving, Revolving 13 at Ann Tower Gallery
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present Evolving Revolving 13, our annual summer group exhibition. We will present an impressive variety of new work from artists represented by the gallery, including paintings, sculpture, photography, drawings, ceramics and folk art. We’re also delighted to present new work from Sondra Dorn, a mixed media artist from Asheville, NC, and new paintings from the estate of Robert James Foose. Artists in the gallery include Patrick Adams, Minnie Adkins, Gary Bower, Cole Carothers, Nancy Fletcher Cassell, Carolyn Courtney, Gary Drake, Joseph Fitzpatrick, Robert James Foose, Evan Fugazzi, Kevin Gardner, Gordon Gildersleeve, Ulrike Hahn, Georgia Henkel, Carolyn Young Hisel, Judith Pointer Jia,  Guy Mendes, Lonnie and Twyla Money, Anna Marie Pavlik, George Schmidt, Chris Segre-Lewis, James Shambhu, Valerie Shesko, Dollie and Guy Skaggs, Karen Spears, Kim Sobel, Lina Tharsing, Robert Tharsing, Mary Tortorici, Ann Tower, Travis Townsend, Sharon Weis, Judy Wells, and Daniel Werner.   The exhibition will change throughout the summer and will end on Sept. 7, 2014.

    5. Cantabile Vocal Ensemble Presents Both Sides of the Pond: American, British and Irish Popular Music
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Cantabile Vocal Ensemble Presents Both Sides of the Pond: American, British and Irish Popular Music, featuring music by artists including: The Beatles, Sting, Billy Joel, The Wailin’ Jennys, and more. Join us immediately following the concert for a slice of pie. This concert is FREE and open to the public. For more information, send us an email at cantabilelexington@gmail.com. Cantabile Vocal Ensemble is an organization based in Lexington, Kentucky, led by music educator, Donna Bonner. The 14-voice a cappella ensemble was formed in February 2012. Cantabile Vocal Ensemble is an organization that values the life-long journey of music learning. With passion for sharing music to Central Kentucky communities through vocal music performances and outreach events, Cantabile brings music into the lives of audiences and provides community engagement without regard to their financial standing or beliefs. Cantabile performs sacred, secular and popular choral arrangements which challenge its members and delight audiences.

  10. Aug
    29
    Fri
    1. ART EXHIBIT: Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass
      Aug 29 (all-day)

      The Showplace for Saddlebreds celebrates the breeding program at the late Jean McLean Davis’ Oak Hill Farm in Harrodsburg, KY, which has long been synonymous with World’s Champion Saddlebred performance horses and the 2014 exhibit will focus on the tradition of excellence the farm represents. On display are hundreds of items, including photos, paintings, trophies and furnishings from the estate of the farm’s owner, Jean McLean Davis. The exhibition runs February 14, 2014 to January 31, 2015, and admission to the American Saddlebred Museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds and Oak Hill Farm – A Jewel of the Bluegrass exhibition is included with admission to the Kentucky Horse Park. For further information contact 859-259-2746 or museum@asbmusuem.org or visit www.ASBMuseum.org.

    2. Bluegrass Classic Dog Shows
      Aug 29 (all-day)

      All Breed Dog Show Daily featuring approximately 1,600 dogs representing up to 130 AKC Breeds, Obedience and Rally, Meet the Breeds Saturday and Sunday, Vendors. $5 Kentucky Horse Park Parking, $5 Carload Admission at Alltech.  No Unentered Dogs.

    3. Guided Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Lexington
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      Offered in association with the Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation, this 90-minute guided walking tour includes historic churches, Victorian Square, the Lexington Opera House, Cheapside Park, the Carnegie Center, Patterson Cabin, Transylvania University’s campus, Gratz Park and more.

      Adults are $15 and children are $8. Tour starts and ends at the downtown Starbucks.

      Reservations are required and can be made at (859) 321-5897. Group and private tours are available by appointment.

    4. Seniors Writing Group
      10:00 am – 11:30 am

      With  Sarah Combs // Fridays, June 20-August 22 // FREE If you’ve reached that golden age, join this writing group, which meets at the Lexington Senior Center, 1530 Nicholasville Road. This group features in-class writing exercises; feedback for family stories, memoirs, poems and stories; tips for reading and publishing your work; and lively conversation and fellowship. [ALL LEVELS]

    5. Food Trucks For A Cause (new location)
      11:00 am – 7:00 pm

      Now in a new location,  The Bluegrass Food Truck Association presents Food Trucks For A Cause — a “food truck court” featuring several local food trucks at Beaumont Center’s Liquor Barn parking lot — every Friday through the end of a October.  10% of all proceeds go to a different charity each week. Come eat lunch and come back again for dinner!  

    6. ART EXHIBIT: Evolving, Revolving 13 at Ann Tower Gallery
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      The Ann Tower Gallery is pleased to present Evolving Revolving 13, our annual summer group exhibition. We will present an impressive variety of new work from artists represented by the gallery, including paintings, sculpture, photography, drawings, ceramics and folk art. We’re also delighted to present new work from Sondra Dorn, a mixed media artist from Asheville, NC, and new paintings from the estate of Robert James Foose. Artists in the gallery include Patrick Adams, Minnie Adkins, Gary Bower, Cole Carothers, Nancy Fletcher Cassell, Carolyn Courtney, Gary Drake, Joseph Fitzpatrick, Robert James Foose, Evan Fugazzi, Kevin Gardner, Gordon Gildersleeve, Ulrike Hahn, Georgia Henkel, Carolyn Young Hisel, Judith Pointer Jia,  Guy Mendes, Lonnie and Twyla Money, Anna Marie Pavlik, George Schmidt, Chris Segre-Lewis, James Shambhu, Valerie Shesko, Dollie and Guy Skaggs, Karen Spears, Kim Sobel, Lina Tharsing, Robert Tharsing, Mary Tortorici, Ann Tower, Travis Townsend, Sharon Weis, Judy Wells, and Daniel Werner.   The exhibition will change throughout the summer and will end on Sept. 7, 2014.

    7. Artist Conversations: The Making of In Residence
      5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      Artists Lori Larusso and Melissa Vanderberg will discuss the body of work they created during the Lexington Art League’s  ”In Residence” program / exhibition.

    8. The Cardinal Hill Kentucky BASH
      6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

      The 41st Cardinal Hill Kentucky BASH will be a spirited evening to benefit Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital and to kickoff UK’s football season. UK head football coach, Mark Stoops, along with other special guests, will be at this year’s bash, as well as live music, complimentary bourbon tastings, sophisticated southern fare, exciting live and silent auctions, the Jim Beam Quarterback Challenge and more. Reservations available at 859-367-7217.