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Things to Do in Lexington, Kentucky: The Week of March 9-15, 2018

March 9, 2018

It’s finally the weekend again!! Spring is right around the corner, so hopefully the warmer weather will be here to stay instead of this fickle weather that we’ve been having lately!

As always, I’ve included some events happening in Lexington to keep you entertained and an excuse to get out of the house, experience Lexington, and to support a local business!

Friday, March 9, 2018

  • 1pm: Lexington Comic & Toy Con 2018 at the Lexington Convention Center: The Lexington Comic & Toy Convention is back in Lexington on March 9-11, 2018! The guest list includes Chuck Norris, John Barrowman, Pauly Shore, Ric Flair, Lou Diamond Phillips, Billy Dee Williams, Tara Strong, Jason David Frank, Amy Jo Johnson, and many, many more! Tickets available: HERE(Also, on March 10 at 10am to 7pm and March 11 at 10am to 4pm).
  • 5pm: Daddy/Daughter Princess Dance at The Kentucky Castle (kid friendly): Bring your princess to The Kentucky Castle for a magical evening of music, dancing, pictures and real live Princesses. Create a night all about you and about her. Make a memory she’ll never forget. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 5:30pm: Docent Tour at 21c Museum Hotel Lexington (art/free): Explore the first multi-venue museum dedicated to the art of the 21st century in the nation. Grab a drink from Lockbox and allow the experts illuminate the secrets behind the works. Docent tours are available every Wednesday and Friday at 5:30pm. Free and open to the public. Meet in the lobby! (Recurring Wednesdays and Fridays).
  • 6pm: Skinny Mulligan at Windy Corner Market (music): Live music!
  • 6pm: Willie Eames at Brasabana (music): Live music!
  • 6pm: Matt Gerwin at Lynagh’s Irish Pub (music): Live music!
  • 7pm: Tails & Ales 2018 at the Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa (cause/fundraiser):  This fun beer-tasting also features snacks and live music! Dress is business casual. All guests must be at least 21 years of age. Personal pets are not permitted at this event. We are unfortunately unable to offer refunds. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7pm: Chris Weiss Trio at AZUR (music): Live music!
  • 7pm: MCR at Elkhorn Tavern (music): Live music!
  • 7pm: Team Trivia Friday at Broomwagon Coffee + Bikes (games): Free trivia with prizes to be won!
  • 7:15pm: Pauly Shore at Comedy Off Broadway (comedy): Born into a life of comedy, Pauly Shore is seared into the public consciousness for his attention-grabbing comedic talents, and his meteoric rise to notoriety in the 1990’s with starring roles in popular film comedies, acting-up as MTV “VJ” and show host, and performing his stand-up at national comedy clubs, including legendary venue The Comedy Store – where Pauly continues to work and perform. More details: HERE and tickets available: HERE(Also, shows on March 9 at 9:45pm and March 10 at 7:15pm and 9:45pm).
  • 7:30pm: Daddy/Daughter Princess Dance at The Kentucky Castle (kid friendly): Bring your princess to The Kentucky Castle for a magical evening of music, dancing, pictures and real live Princesses. Create a night all about you and about her. Make a memory she’ll never forget. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 8pm: Big Easy Fridays at Creaux (music): A combination of live jazz, funk, and blues played every Friday night is the perfect ending to your week. Come be part of the most vibrant crowd of Friday nights in downtown Lexington! (Recurring Fridays)
  • 8pm: Aaron Lee Tasjan & Dylan LeBlanc with Bryan Minks at The Burl (music): Live music! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 8pm: Bookends at Common Grounds (music): Bookends will be a playing a two hour acoustic set at Common Grounds coffee shop in beautiful Lexington, Kentucky.
  • 9pm: Conan / The Ditch and The Delta / Hawkbill at Cosmic Charlie’s (music): Live music!
  • 9pm: Matty Rodgers at Lynagh’s Irish Pub (music): Live music!
  • 9pm: Harmonica Red and The New Heard live at The Ruddy Duck (music): The Duck’s gonna be rockin’ with fine, fine live music from Harmonica Red and The New Heard. Get ready to enjoy some fabulous Blues and stellar jams! We’ll be cooking up tasty food and serving great drinks-join us!
  • 9pm: RFA // The Wrong Party // Double Negatives at Best Friend Bar (music): Live music!
  • 9:30pm: Brother Smith | Slo-Fi at Willie’s Locally Known (music): Brother Smith band debuts at Willie’s Locally known in Lexington. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 9:45pm: Pauly Shore at Comedy Off Broadway (comedy): Born into a life of comedy, Pauly Shore is seared into the public consciousness for his attention-grabbing comedic talents, and his meteoric rise to notoriety in the 1990’s with starring roles in popular film comedies, acting-up as MTV “VJ” and show host, and performing his stand-up at national comedy clubs, including legendary venue The Comedy Store – where Pauly continues to work and perform. More details: HERE and tickets available: HERE(Also, shows on March 10 at 7:15pm and 9:45pm).

 

Saturday, March 10, 2018

  • 8:30am Tour Keeneland Race Course (outdoors/kid friendly/horses): For guests interested in learning the history of Keeneland and an overview of operations for both racing and sales, guided walking tours are available. This outside walking tour with an experienced Tour Guide takes guests through the Keeneland Paddock and Grandstand, grounds, and when available, to the world-renowned Sales Pavilion. Following the trackside tour, fans are invited to visit the Keeneland Library, one of the world’s largest repositories of information related to the Thoroughbred. Price $10. (Recurring weekly on Tuesdays and Saturdays).
  • 8:30am: Yoga at the Museum at The Kentucky Horse Park (health/fitness/wellness): The Kentucky Horse Park’s International Museum of the Horse will present a new, free Yoga in the Museum series in 2018 with the partnership of Chelsey Reid of Red Horse Yoga in Georgetown, Ky., beginning January 25, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. These complimentary, hour-long community yoga classes will be held among the exhibits in the museum and will focus on grounding through breath and gentle movement in sequences that are welcoming to both beginner and experienced yogis. Participants should check in at the museum’s front desk upon arrival, and should bring a mat or towel, and water. (Recurring). 
  • 8:30am: Sweat Series with Erica House at lululemon (heath/fitness/wellness): Erica House will lead us through a little yoga flow this Saturday for the perfect kick off to your weekend.
  • 9am: The Perfect 10 Miler & 10K (health/fitness/cause/fundraiser): Join us for The Perfect 10 Miler and 10K road race on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 9:00 am at Mt. Brilliant Farm in North Lexington. All race proceeds will benefit Surgery on Sunday. Run through picturesque Mt. Brilliant Farm (8 miles of the 10 Miler course) and tranquil Huffman Mill Pike. All registrants will receive a commemorative dri-fit race shirt and all finishers will receive a finishers medal. Chip timing provided for both distances. Overall & age group awards will be presented for the 10 Miler. Overall finisher awards only for the 10K. Also 2-person male, female and co-ed team competitions for the 10 Miler. Post race food and drink, DJ and live music in the Mt. Brilliant Entertainment Barn. More details: HERE and tickets available: HERE.
  • 9am: The Easter Bunny is coming to town at Nate’s Coffee! (kid friendly/fundraiser): The Easter bunny is coming to town! Come join Dress for Success Lexington and the Easter bunny for a fun morning of crafts, an Easter egg hunt, and photos with the Easter bunny! More details: HERE.
  • 9am: Parent/Child Canvas Painting at Cut and Paste Craft Studio (art/crafts/workshop/class/kid friendly): It’s time for another Parent/Child workshop. This time we are going to paint the “Bunny Fun” design from DecoArt’s Social Artworking program with an adorable bunny and egg! More details: HERE and tickets available: HERE.
  • 9am: Kids Yoga Class at Love & Grace Yoga Studio (health/wellness/fitness/kid friendly): A playful and mindful yoga class for kids. Ages 4-12. Drop off class. Only $5.00 a kid this month only!! Pre-registration is required. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 9am: Bunny Arrival Party at Fayette Mall (kid friendly): On Saturday, March 10th at 9AM we will have a Bunny Party to remember! At 9am, enjoy a special storytime with the Bunny. At 9:30am, kids will learn how to do the “Bunny Hop” along with the Bunny and other special guests. Plus, there will be free sugar cookie decorating with Great American Cookies and make your own flower pot crafts!! This will be a sweet and special morning for kids and parents to celebrate together. We hope to see you there!
  • 10am: Lexington Comic & Toy Con 2018 at the Lexington Convention Center: The Lexington Comic & Toy Convention is back in Lexington on March 9-11, 2018! The guest list includes Chuck Norris, John Barrowman, Pauly Shore, Ric Flair, Lou Diamond Phillips, Billy Dee Williams, Tara Strong, Jason David Frank, Amy Jo Johnson, and many, many more! Tickets available: HERE(Also, on March 11 at 10am to 4pm).
  • 10am: Shamrock Shuffle: Packet Pickup #1 at The Lexington Habitat ReStore (cause): Come and see us at Lexington Habitat ReStore during this pickup event to get your t-shirt, race bib, map and information packet! Want to pick up a friend’s packet? No problem! Just bring a copy of their ID OR their race registration confirmation email. Shufflers can also register in-person during these events, or anytime online, at http://bit.ly/2CQRvzc
  • 10:30am: Photography 101 at seventh + lime (class/workshop): Do you have an awesome DSLR sitting at home ready to capture all your holiday memories but for some reason you can’t get your images looking quite right? Have you tried watching youtube tutorials and tweaking the settings but things aren’t quite “clicking”? Then this class is for you! Join the ridiculously talented Mary Lawsome as she takes you through a journey on how to rock your camera and take killer photos! More details: HERE and tickets available: HERE.
  • 11am: Springfield Menu at Oscar Diggs (food): Join us for a special menu to celebrate the town of ‘Springfield’ and it cast of characters. We will be running special food menu items as well as cocktails paying homage to our favorite family from the town of Springfield, USA.
  • 11am: Big Green Egg Basic 101 Class at Housewarmings (class/workshop): It’s time to get outside for the Ultimate Cooking Experience! Whether you are a Beginner or just want to brush up on your cooking skills join us for a Big Green Egg – Basic 101 Class and learn all the Tips and Tricks for Cooking on the BIG GREEN EGG! AND…enjoy some TASTY food, too. More details: HERE.
  • 12pm: Acrovinyasa with Madison – beginner friendly and by donation (health/wellness/fitness): An all-level, 2-hour workshop offered on a donation/free basis from 12pm – 2pm the last two Saturdays of each month. This entire flow covers 90 asanas (45yoga & 45 acro) and introduces a wide variety of postures and transitions, originating from both the yoga and acrobatic traditions. Every air asana moves seamlessly from one to the next creating a continuous sequence. Each class will cover about 10 postures, from earth to air. A partner is not required, but bring your friends for more fun! (Recurring Saturdays).
  • 1pm: Prints & Pints at Pivot Brewing (art/crafts/free/kid friendly): Join Bluegrass Printmakers at Pivot Brewing for an art sale and free kids printmaking demo. We’ll offer LEGO block printing and monotype printing with Lyra crayons. Kids can take home their art that day. You can also purchase prints from various artists. Bluegrass Printmaker Matt Reno will be Pivot and Fowl County’s March Artist of the Month. This event is free and open to the public. Any donations collected will support Bluegrass Printmakers’ efforts to continue spreading art throughout the Lexington community.
  • 2pm: West Sixth Brewing Tour and Tasting (alcohol/free): We offer FREE hour long tours of our brewery and production system on Saturdays at 2pm and 4pm and Sundays at 2pm. Register HERE up to 2 hours before the tour, or at the tap room after that. Right now, tours include samples of our flagship beers, and an opportunity to learn about West Sixth Brewing and the brewing process in general. Tours are free, and they’re usually run by one of the owners of the brewery, or one of our long-term employees. (Recurring)
  • 4pm: West Sixth Brewing Tour and Tasting (alcohol/free): We offer FREE hour long tours of our brewery and production system on Saturdays at 2pm and 4pm and Sundays at 2pm. Register HERE up to 2 hours before the tour, or at the tap room after that. Right now, tours include samples of our flagship beers, and an opportunity to learn about West Sixth Brewing and the brewing process in general. Tours are free, and they’re usually run by one of the owners of the brewery, or one of our long-term employees. (Recurring)
  • 5pm: Lexington Trailer and Hitch Pub Crawl at HopCat (food/alcohol/fundraiser): We are welcoming Yuengling to Lexington! What better to do so, than having a Pub Crawl! Some proceeds benefit God’s Pantry! Get your tickets at zrock103.com Tickets available: HERE.
  • 5:30pm: Hello Saturday! Pick your Project Plus Free Chick or Bunny at Board and Brush Lexington (art/crafts/kid friendly): Come and make a beautiful wooden sign for your home! Pick any sign from our gallery of 200+ designs and we personalize it with your name, dates, etc. Enjoy a variety of alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverages and listen to an incredibly fun playlist while you’re building your boards!
  • 6pm: Lucy Isabel at Lynagh’s Irish Pub (music): Lucy Isabel is a singer-songwriter, originally from Monmouth County, New Jersey, now based in Nashville. She attended a performing arts high school, where she was a piano major, then continued her studies at Yale, majoring in theater. During her time at Yale, Lucy taught herself to play guitar and began writing music of her own. She toured internationally with an all female a cappella group, then went out on her own as a solo performer. Lucy released her debut EP, “Along The Way” in June 2016.
  • 7pm: Steve Childers at AZUR (music): Live music!
  • 7pm: Trivia Night at Good Foods (games): Join us Saturday nights in our cafe as we host a battle of the brains. Bring your team, enjoy some food and grab a beer for this family-friendly trivia night where the winners take home the glory AND the swag. (Recurring Saturdays).
  • 7pm: BFKS Big Lebowski After-Party (+ Costume Contest!) at Willie’s Locally Known (cause/fundraiser): Join us after our Fayette County Bowl for Kids’ Sake event for our BFKS celebration/Big Lebowski 20th Anniversary After-Party! This will serve as the official after-party of BFKS, but everyone is invited to attend! More details: HERE.
  • 7pm: Ben Lacy & Corey Cross Live at J. Render’s Southern Table & Bar (music): Live music!
  • 7:15pm: Pauly Shore at Comedy Off Broadway (comedy): Born into a life of comedy, Pauly Shore is seared into the public consciousness for his attention-grabbing comedic talents, and his meteoric rise to notoriety in the 1990’s with starring roles in popular film comedies, acting-up as MTV “VJ” and show host, and performing his stand-up at national comedy clubs, including legendary venue The Comedy Store – where Pauly continues to work and perform. More details: HERE and tickets available: HERE(Also, shows on March 10 at 7:15pm and 9:45pm).
  • 7:30pm: Ronn Crowder and Friends at Backstretch Sports Bar & Grill (music): Live music! (Recurring Saturdays).
  • 8pm: Bruce Lewis Trio at Creaux (music): Guitarist, singer/songwriter Bruce Lewis has been a notable figure in the Lexington music scene for many years. Bruce will be performing at Creaux with some of Lexington’s best musicians: Percussionist, Tripp Bratton; bassist Tom Covello; trumpeter, Sam Flowers; trumpeter, Marlin McKay; pianist, Keith Mccutchen, and many more. Contemporary grooves in Jazz, blues, funk and Latin. Show starts at 8pm.
  • 9pm: Johnny Roy & The RubTones live at The Ruddy Duck (music): Make plans to swing by The Ruddy Duck for an evening of fabulous live music with Johnny Roy & The RubTones! This three-piece Blues band is sure to keep you entertained and we’ll be serving up great food and drinks all night long!
  • 9pm: Josh Nolan, Cutler Station, and Part Bird at Al’s Bar (music): Doors at 9. Music will follow soon after. Even the bands won’t know the order, so get there early to make sure you catch everyone.
  • 9pm: Magnolia Boulevard // Vessel // Vintage Pistol at The Burl (music): Live music! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 9pm: Whiskey Bear Live with Warren Byrom (music): Warren Byrom is a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist living in Lexington, KY. He has two albums to date, “The Fabled Canelands” and “Heavy Makes You Happy”. He performs solo and with his band Fabled Canelands as well as several other projects including the Swells, Pony, and Small Batch.
  • 9:45pm: Pauly Shore at Comedy Off Broadway (comedy): Born into a life of comedy, Pauly Shore is seared into the public consciousness for his attention-grabbing comedic talents, and his meteoric rise to notoriety in the 1990’s with starring roles in popular film comedies, acting-up as MTV “VJ” and show host, and performing his stand-up at national comedy clubs, including legendary venue The Comedy Store – where Pauly continues to work and perform. More details: HERE and tickets available: HERE.

Sunday, March 11, 2018

  • 10am: Lexington Comic & Toy Con 2018 at the Lexington Convention Center: The Lexington Comic & Toy Convention is back in Lexington on March 9-11, 2018! The guest list includes Chuck Norris, John Barrowman, Pauly Shore, Ric Flair, Lou Diamond Phillips, Billy Dee Williams, Tara Strong, Jason David Frank, Amy Jo Johnson, and many, many more! Tickets available: HERE(Also, on March 10 at 10am to 7pm and March 11 at 10am to 4pm).
  • 10am: 21c Yoga with Art – Bethany Bubenzer at the 21c Museum Hotel Lexington (fitness/health/wellness): This fun class will be in the Art Gallery! Find your inner peace at 21c Museum Hotel Lexington’s weekly Sunday yoga series. Perfect the art of oneness as you work through a variety of poses. Sessions are just $5 at the door and are led by certified yoga teachers from YOGA at The Massage Center in Dudley Square. Attendees should bring their own mat or towel and water and arrive early to ensure a spot because space is limited.(Recurring Sundays). 
  • 6pm: Motionless in White: The Graveyard Shift Tour at Manchester Music Hall (music): Live music! Purchase tickets: HERE.
  • 6pm: Red Barn Radio Open Mic at Twisted Cork (comedy/music): Join us weekly each Sunday from 6-9pm at The Twisted Cork to hear the best live music you will find in town. Bring your instrument, bring a friend, sign up and perform! Great listening atmosphere with the best people you will ever meet! (Recurring Sundays).
  • 6pm: Johnny Roy & The RubTones at Lynagh’s Irish Pub (music): Live music!
  • 7pm: Blind Corn Liquor Pickers + Roadie at The Burl (music): Live music! Purchase tickets: HERE.
  • 7:15pm Medium Cindy Kaza at Comedy Off Broadway: Cindy Kaza is an evidential medium. Evidential mediumship is a style of mediumship practiced around the world that puts heavy weight on the medium’s ability to bring through the extremely specific evidence to the sitter. This evidence can include, but is certainly not limited to, names, personality traits, physical ailments, favorite past times, and phrases often used by loved ones in spirit. The purpose of this style of mediumship is to diminish skepticism among sitters and to prove that the medium is truly connecting with the client’s loved ones in spirit. Purchase tickets: HERE  (Also, show on March 12 at 7:15pm).
  • 9pm: White Buffalo Woman w/ Matthew Douglas Simpson & Flying Things at Al’s Bar (music): Live music!

Monday, March 12, 2018

  • 6pm: The Sage Rabbit at Brier Books (books): Join us for an Eat & Greet tasting from the cookbook Chowgirls Killer Party Food: Righteous Bites & Cocktails for Every Season.
  • 6pm: Ballroom Dancing Lesson and Dinner with Arthur Murray Dance Studios at The Kentucky Castle (dinner/class): What better use of the ballroom than for ballroom dancing? Join Arthur Murray Studios for an amazing night of ballroom dancing lessons followed by dinner. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 6pm: Pet Photos with the Easter Bunny at the Fayette Mall (pets): Pet photos with the Easter Bunny will be taken during scheduled Pet Nights from 6pm to 9pm on Mondays, March 12, 19, and 26. Pets must be on a leash or in a carrier, and pet owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets. Please enter through the mall entrance next to Talbots. Pets will not be allowed in any area of the mall other than the designated Easter Bunny photo area. We appreciate your understanding (Recurring on March 19 and March 26 at 6pm).
  • 6:30pm: Laughter Yoga at Centered (health/wellness/fitness): Join us every Monday night for Laughter Yoga! Bring a friend and share the amazing benefits of laughter! You will leave feeling less stressed and more joyful, all while improving your overall health! More details: HERE(Recurring Mondays).
  • 7pm: Every Monday is Pizza Night at Cru Food and Wine Bar (food): Buy a bottle of wine, and we’ll buy your pizza! Choose from any bottle of wine and any pizza from the menu (Recurring Mondays).
  • 7pm: Trivia Night at Atomic Ramen (games/kid friendly/free): Join Atomic Ramen for Buy One, Get One Free Appetizers, plus chances to win cool prizes and  swag. They will feature the classics, some new games, and more! So beat the cold, eat good food, grab a drink from Whiskey Bear and join the family fun! (Recurring Mondays).
  • 7pm: Trivia Night at The Original Brooklyn Pizza (games): Trivia night! (Recurring Mondays).
  • 7pm: The Walking Dead Trivia at Ethereal Brewing (games): A trivia show where you just need one thing… BBBBRRRRRRAAAAAINNNNNNSSSS. Come out for The Walking Dead theme trivia. Lucille optional.
  • 7pm: Trivia Monday at World of Beer (games): Stick around after Happy Hour and get your trivia on! Hosted every Monday by Local Trivia Action and your chance to win awesome prizes! (Recurring Mondays).
  • 7:15pm Medium Cindy Kaza at Comedy Off Broadway: Cindy Kaza is an evidential medium. Evidential mediumship is a style of mediumship practiced around the world that puts heavy weight on the medium’s ability to bring through the extremely specific evidence to the sitter. This evidence can include, but is certainly not limited to, names, personality traits, physical ailments, favorite past times, and phrases often used by loved ones in spirit. The purpose of this style of mediumship is to diminish skepticism among sitters and to prove that the medium is truly connecting with the client’s loved ones in spirit. Purchase tickets: HERE 
  • 7:30pm: Trivia Night at Mr. Brew’s Taphouse (games): Gift cards for top three teams! Nobody likes Mondays…unless they are full of beer, friends and trivia! (Recurring Mondays).
  • 8pm: Mindfulness Meditation at Centered (health/wellness/free): The Brick Sit House is a welcoming meditation community open to everyone. We’re dedicated to providing Lexington with a warm, secular environment in which to pursue modern mindfulness. What is modern mindfulness? After all, the word “mindfulness” is ubiquitous these days, promising everything from less stress to sexier abs and maybe even teleportation. We define mindfulness as concentration power, sensory clarity, and equanimity all working together. More information: HERE(Recurring Mondays). 

 

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

  • 8:30am Tour Keeneland Race Course (outdoors/kid friendly/horses): For guests interested in learning the history of Keeneland and an overview of operations for both racing and sales, guided walking tours are available. This outside walking tour with an experienced Tour Guide takes guests through the Keeneland Paddock and Grandstand, grounds, and when available, to the world-renowned Sales Pavilion. Following the trackside tour, fans are invited to visit the Keeneland Library, one of the world’s largest repositories of information related to the Thoroughbred. Price $10. (Recurring weekly on Tuesdays and Saturdays).
  • 10am: Pre-K Art Day at the Living Arts & Science Center (art/crafts/kid friendly/free): Kids ages 3-5 years old, alongside their parent or caregiver, will investigate, dance, play and create during Pre-K Art Day at the LASC. Topics change weekly and integrate art and science into a fun hands-on experience (Recurring Tuesdays).
  • 10am: Little Sprouts at The Arboretum (outdoors/workshop/kid friendly): Each Wednesday in March, Little Sprouts will once again be hosted at The Arboretum! Each session has a special theme that begins with a story and hands-on exploration. Next, we will rotate through crafts, science experiments, and planting stations. Last, we get outside and explore nature on a short hike (weather permitting; make sure to dress warmly)! Recommended for ages 3-5. Cost: $3 per child per session. Details: HERE(Recurring).
  • 2pm: Tea Tuesday at Waveland (food): Looking for something fun, unique and different to do with a friend or a group? Waveland State Historic site is serving tea every Tuesday! Tea is served at 2 p.m. in the mansion on fine china. All teas include a program, savory food, not to mention the delicious tea served by period dressed interpreters. Once you are finished with the tea enjoy a tour of the Waveland Mansion. A unique one-of-a-kind experience! Reservations are required. Call today to schedule your tea at Waveland! 859-272-3611. All Tea Prices: $30.00 per person. Credit Card is needed to secure your reservation. Any changes will need to be made by the Friday before your scheduled event. Gluten Free options available. $5.00 fee for gluten option. Must be requested at time of registration.
  • 6pm: Acro Fitness at Source On High (fitness/health/wellness): Learn skills from partner and solo acrobatics as you grow stronger and more flexible. Get ready to feel the release of all your daily tension and the stretch of muscles previously neglected as your skills and strength grows. No partner needed. All levels welcome. No experience with Acro Yoga required. More information: HERE(Recurring Tuesdays).
  • 6pm: March Lexington Bourbon Society Social Sipper (networking): On Tuesday, March 13th from 6-8:30PM EDT we invite you to celebrate the next stop on the Lexington Bourbon Society Social Sipper journey. Our next destination brings us to Honeywood! Recently added to the Ouita Michel restaurant group, Honeywood is nestled in the heart of the bustling Summit at Fritz Farm. Priding their process of bringing the farm to table experience to its patrons, Honeywood expresses its love for Kentucky food and farmers through it’s creative offering of a variety of local ingredient infused dishes. More details: HERE.
  • 6pm: Literary Readings at Brier Books (books): Come by for an evening of literary readings from some of the writers who have just finished classes at the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning.
  • 6pm: Katherine Mooney, Author of “Race Horse Men,” Program at The Lyric Theater and Cultural Arts Center (books): Katherine Mooney will speak about African Americans in the Thoroughbred industry during their years of enslavement and eventual emancipation after 1865. A book signing and reception will follow the presentation.
  • 6:30pm: Hand Knitting – Accent Pillow at Level Up Lexington (art/crafts/workshop/class): Have you seen hand knitting tutorials on Pinterest? Always wanted to learn but never knew where to begin!? We have the class for you! Ashley with Yarn and Patience will be teaching how to hand knit accent pillows. She will give you all the basic tips and tricks to learning how to hand knit! She uses real wool for all of her hand knit products. You will take home a wool homemade knit pillow and all the info to continue your hand knitting ventures! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7pm: “Murder at the Opera” Murder Mystery Dinner at The Kentucky Castle (food/performance): New “Murder at the Opera” themed show! The show will be accompanied by a delicious meal fit for a king! Tickets are $75 with very limited numbers. If you’re interested in staying the night in the castle, book your room via the website. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7pm: Meet Leesa Cross-Smith at Joseph-Beth Booksellers (books): Set in contemporary Louisville, Leesa Cross-Smith’s mesmerizing first novel surrounding the death of a police officer is a requiem for marriage, friendship and family, from an author Roxane Gay has called “a consummate storyteller.” More details: HERE.
  • 7pm: Coach Carter at The Lyric Theater & Cultural Arts Center (movie): Come out to the Lyric Theatre’s March Madness Movies Series, every Tuesday in March check out a basketball movie that will keep you in the zone for the tournament. Tickets are $2 or Free with wearing a basketball jersey to the movie that night. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7pm: Trivia Night at Ethereal Brewing (games): Join us for Trivia Night!! Drink some tasty beer and prove to your friends that you actually DO know everything!
  • 7:30pm: Tuesday Night Blues Jam at Lynagh’s Irish Pub (music): Come out for the blues jam and join in with the music.
  • 8pm: Tuesday Night Live Team Trivia at Bear & The Butcher (games): Live team trivia. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place, and best team name. Bear & The Butcher is a new restaurant in Chevy Chase that specializes in sausages made from scratch on premises and street food. As well two fully stocked bars with an abundance of locally brewed beer (draft, cans, bottles). (Recurring Tuesdays).
  • 8:30pm: Christian Lopez at Willie’s Locally Known (music): For singer, songwriter and guitarist Christian Lopez, Nashville has become a home away from home. That’s where he comes to write. He rehearses there with his band. His debut album and Red Arrow, his brand new follow-up for Blaster Records, were recorded in Music City too. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 8:30pm: Fawn and The Woodsheep at The Burl (music): Live music! Details: HERE and tickets available: HERE.

 

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

  • 4pm: Wednesdays on Wax at Pivot Brewing (music): Dust off your old records or bring in your new ones and come share your musical taste with us. A record player will be here every Wednesday. Come bond with other vinyl lovers over drinks and good music. (Recurring Wednesdays).
  • 5pm: Well Traveled Band Plays Lynagh’s Irish Pub (music): Trio including Amber French-lead vocals, Bruce Jones-guitar and Lance Sorrels-percussion. Performing originals and cool covers of your favorite tunes.
  • 4pm: Whiskey Wednesdays at Minglewood (alcohol): Whiskey Wednesdays are back!! All bourbons and Whiskeys are $2 off all night, so sample away! (Recurring Wednesdays).
  • 5:30pm: Docent Tour at 21c Museum Hotel Lexington (art/free): Explore the first multi-venue museum dedicated to the art of the 21st century in the nation. Grab a drink from Lockbox and allow the experts illuminate the secrets behind the works. Docent tours are available every Wednesday and Friday at 5:30pm. Free and open to the public. Meet in the lobby! (Recurring Wednesdays and Fridays).
  • 6pm: Basic Chalk Handlettering at Level Up Lexington (art/crafts/workshop/class): Do you dream of creating your own handlettered artwork to hang on your walls? Do you spend time drooling over gorgeous lettering work you see on Pinterest and Instagram? Join us and the amazing Deanna Talkwalkar from Mirabelle Creations as we learn the basics of chalk handlettering. In this class we will show you how to write the alphabet and the “write, outline, shade process”. We will also go over basic handlettered alphabet styles as well as practice words, and finally we will finish a small project to take home. More details: HERE and tickets available: HERE.
  • 7pm: Trivia Night at CRUST (games/kid friendly/free):  This show is unique, each Wednesday we will include pizza and cooking questions in a “Crust Culinary Question” section. (Recurring Wednesdays).
  • 7pm: Pub Trivia at Hopcat (games/kid friendly/free): Join everyone on Wednesdays at 8pm for Geeks Who Drink Pub Trivia. Eat, drink and be smart. (Recurring Wednesdays).
  • 7pm: Trivia Night at The Barn (games/kid friendly/free): Join us in The Barn for brain busters, tasty treats & epic prizes! Every Wednesday night, get in on the action with trivia! Enjoy food from all your local favorites & drinks from the bar! Prizes will rotate between all the businesses in The Barn & each round of trivia will have one question where one person gets the chance for a swag grab! See yall Wednesday nights at The Barn!
  • 7pm: Hitchcock at the Farish Theater (movie): In anticipation of our April 8 screening of 78/52 with director Alexandre Philippe, the Farish Theatre is hosting an Alfred Hitchcock film every Wednesday in March! See list of movies: HERE(Recurring Wednesdays).
  • 7:15pm: Etta May at Comedy Off Broadway (comedy): Etta May headlines the most successful all female “Southern Fried Chicks Tour”. Selling out theatres all over the country. Think Blue Collar Comedy Tour with better hair! Etta May appeared on CMT’s “Comedy Stage”, plus co-produced “Southern Fried Chicks” for CMT. She was also the subject and first female comic ever on the biography show, “Comedy Club.” She joins the elite comedy company of Ron White, Larry the Cable Guy and Jeff Foxworthy, who are also featured in this series. More details: HERE and tickets available: HERE (Also shows on: March 15 at 7:15pm, March 16 at 7:15pm & 9:45pm, March 17 at 7:15pm & 9:45pm, March 21 at 7:15pm, March 22 at 7:15pm, March 23 at 7:15pm & 9:45pm, and March 24 at 7:15 & 9:45pm).
  • 8pm: Karaoke at Bennigan’s on Richmond Road (music): Great Drink Specials and 1/2 Price Appetizers! (Recurring Wednesdays).
  • 8pm: Warrick & Lowell at The Break Room at Pepper (music): “Driven by the quality of each others’ songwriting, and drawing on their upbringing in rural Indiana, R. Lowell and J. Warrick Ford merged their own, independent performance and recording experience in 2015 to form Warrick & Lowell. Backed by the dynamic and powerful sound of The Nobodies’ Heirs, (comprised of top-caliber Cincinnati musicians) Warrick & Lowell’s songs spin narratives of loneliness, heartache, family legend, and sin.
  • 8pm: Lylak ‘Days Away’ Tour Kickoff with Carriers & Austin Wilkerson at The Burl (music): Live music! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 8pm: Matt Moore at World of Beer (music):  Stick around after happy hour to hear the awesome Matt Moore play live in the tavern!
  • 8pm: The Werks at Cosmic Charlie’s (music): Live music! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 9pm: Vena Cava, When Autumn Calls, & Ivyrye live at Al’s Bar (music): Live music!

 

Thursday, March 15, 2018

  • 5:30pm: Liam’s Fancy Deluxe Edition at Lynagh’s Irish Pub (music): Live music!
  • 6pm: Trivia Night at Whole Foods – The Summit at Fritz Farm (games/kid friendly/free): Join Local Trivia Action for free team trivia with prizes and fun. (Recurring Thursdays).
  • 6:30pm: Spring Floral Watercolors at Level Up Lexington (art/crafts/workshop/class): For this class students will a floral arrangement as the inspiration for their watercolor painting. You will learn to mix a value scale and about finding shadows and highlights within a still life arrangement. This is NOT like the other on trend painting/wine locations where you are told what to do with a step by step painting tutorial instead Stephanie will be teaching basic watercolor techniques and interacting with each student giving input and help as they paint. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7pm: Trivia Night at Brasabana (games): Live Trivia! $25 Gift Certificate for 1st place, 2nd & 3rd get $15 & $10! (Recurring Thursdays).
  • 7:15pm: Etta May at Comedy Off Broadway (comedy): Etta May headlines the most successful all female “Southern Fried Chicks Tour”. Selling out theatres all over the country. Think Blue Collar Comedy Tour with better hair! Etta May appeared on CMT’s “Comedy Stage”, plus co-produced “Southern Fried Chicks” for CMT. She was also the subject and first female comic ever on the biography show, “Comedy Club.” She joins the elite comedy company of Ron White, Larry the Cable Guy and Jeff Foxworthy, who are also featured in this series. More details: HERE and tickets available: HERE (Also shows on: March 16 at 7:15pm & 9:45pm, March 17 at 7:15pm & 9:45pm, March 21 at 7:15pm, March 22 at 7:15pm, March 23 at 7:15pm & 9:45pm, and March 24 at 7:15 & 9:45pm).
  • 8pm: Trivia Night at The Video Saloon (games): First, second, and third place winners all receive monetary prizes! (Recurring Thursdays).
  • 8pm: Nicholas Jamerson, Grayson Jenkins, Emma Hern, & Zach Torres at The Burl (music): Live music! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 8:30pm: Team Trivia with West 6th Irish Stout At Lynagh’s Irish Pub (games): We’ll be preparing for St. Patricks day with an Irish Stout and as always we’ll have West 6th IPA.
  • 9pm: Gravel&Spiders/He’s Dead Jim/Quint’s Revenge at Best Friend Bar (music): Live music!
  • 9pm: Disco Party with Brocktologist, John The Baptist, and Ron Robinette at Cosmo Charlie’s (music): Live music! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 9pm: Houston & The Dirty Rats And Friends at Lifebrew Pub (music): Live music!

 

 

 

Be on the lookout for the new post date! The Things To Do: Week Of… posts will now be posted on Thursdays instead of Friday! The next post will be published on Thursday, March 15, and it will include things to do for Friday, March 16 through Thursday, March 22!

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