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Things to Do in Lexington, Kentucky: The Week Of March 30-April 5, 2018

March 30, 2018

It's almost a brand new month! Where is the time going? It seems like yesterday that it was January! It's time for another list of "Things to Do in Lexington, Kentucky," so here are some ideas to hopefully keep you entertained in the upcoming week!

It’s almost a brand new month! Where is the time going? It seems like yesterday that it was January!

It’s time for another list of “Things to Do in Lexington, Kentucky,” so here are some ideas to hopefully keep you entertained in the upcoming week!

 

Things to Do in Lexington, Kentucky: The Week of March 30-April 5, 2018:

 

Friday, March 30, 2018

  • 8am: PRIDE Restaurant Week at Various Restaurants (cause/fundraiser): Each of the following restaurants will have a specially designated item for Pride week and will donate 10% of the sales of these items toward 2018 Lexington Pride Festival. See list: HERE(Recurring March 25-31).
  • 8:30am: In My View, An International Children’s Art Exhibition at The Living Arts and Science Center (art/kid friendly): The theme of the exhibition, IN MY VIEW, was to encourage children to look outside their own windows and throughout their community to create artwork and share with us a view of the people and places in their own part of the world. Students could also consider IN MY VIEW as an opportunity to share their own point of view and opinions about a local, regional or global issue or topic. IN MY VIEW will include artwork from 8 to 14 year old children in China, India, Cuba, Ireland, England, and Honduras and will be exhibited within the Living Arts & Science Center’s new Children’s Art Gallery. The artwork is offered for sale and will remain on exhibition from March 15 through May 26, 2018. (Recurring daily until May 26).
  • 1pm: Tinderbox is Going On Tour (performance): An all-american classic circus sideshow, combining timeless acts of shock and amazement with a punk rock presentation, and a dirty south attitude. The result is a uniquely modern experience; unlike anything else in today’s entertainment industry! Purchase tickets: HERE(Recurring March 23-31 at 1pm).
  • 5pm: The Tallboys at Lynagh’s Irish Pub (music): Live music!
  • 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: Paw Paw Pickers at Windy Corner Market (music): Join us this Friday for good tunes and good food! This rendition of the pickers will be playing a little of everything! Starting at 6pm, so get there early to get a seat!
  • 6pm: Derek Spencer at Brasabana (music): Live music!
  • 6pm: Scottoline Mystery Scavenger Hunt at Joseph-Beth Booksellers (games): Join us for an evening most mysterious –Lisa Scottoline is coming to the bookstore and there is a murderer about! Come dressed as your favorite clue character and help solve Anna’s murder most foul. There will be prizes for some who crack the case, and for the best dressed of course. This night of intrigue is free to attend, but you must call and RSVP to save a spot. Spots are limited, so RSVP soon! 859-273-2911.
  • 7pm: Chris Weiss Live at J. Render’s Southern Table & Bar (music): Kick back and enjoy some great BBQ, a cocktail or two and the music of Chris Weiss
  • 7pm: Alice In Wonderland at the Lexington Opera House (performance): New in the Bluegrass Youth Ballet repertoire, this ballet depicts the story of Alice falling through a rabbit hole and landing in a fantasy world of very peculiar characters and many strange adventures. A children’s favorite, we will put our signature creativity and ingenuity into this timeless tale. Ballet duration: 1 hour 30 minutes. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7pm: The Beginnings Of Forever Art Exhibit at The Parachute Factory (art): Please come out and check out the brand new paintings from Georgetown, KY’s native Preston Harris. Dustin Jones will be playing some of the jazziest music known to man. There will be wine,and there is no price for admission.
  • 7pm: Team Trivia Friday at Broomwagon Coffee + Bikes (games): Free trivia with prizes to be won!
  • 7:15pm: Vic Henley at Comedy Off Broadway (comedy): A true comedy veteran, Alabama-born Vic Henley has done it all. Co-author of a national bestselling book with fellow comedian Jeff Foxworthy, Vic has appeared on HBO, CBS, NBC, FOX, MTV, BRAVO, CMT and just about every other stand up comedy show on television. He was a VH-1 VJ and has his own Comedy Central Presents half hour special as well as performances on The Late Show with David Letterman and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Tickets available: HERE(Also, on March 29 at 7:15pm, March 30 at 7:15pm & 9:45pm, and March 31 at 7:15pm & 9:45pm).
  • 7:30pm: Maniac Farmer Premiere at The Lyric Theatre (movie/free): Join us at the public premiere for our new film MANIAC FARMER at the Lyric Theatre in Lexington, KY. The event is free and the showing will be followed by a brief Q&A!
  • 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: Jacqueline Uhles At Common Grounds Coffee House (music): Jacqueline Uhles playing two hours of music. Come enjoy some coffee and treats at Common Grounds!
  • 8pm: Ghost Walk of Lexington (outdoors): Join Patti Starr, Certified Ghost Hunter of 40 years, as she takes you on a most unforgettable ghost walk around Gratz Park. Her tales will include hauntings from a murder, curse, and other macabre happenings while entertaining you with intriguing history. More details: HERE(Recurring – Dates: March – December; every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night Rain or Shine) No ghost walk if temp falls below 40 degrees so please check before attending).
  • 8pm: Almost Was Good Enough [Part 2]: The Songs Of Jason Molina at The Green Lantern Bar (music): Please join us Friday March 30th for Almost Was Good Enough [Part 2]: Lexington Celebrates The Songs of Jason Molina. Featuring local musicians Doc Feldman, Yellow Cuss, Scott Whiddon, Derek Spencer, Darrin Hacquard, Brian Combs, Geno Seal and Alex Hoffman.
  • 8:30pm: Keith Hubbard Band at The Ruddy Duck (music): Join us for a night of fabulous live music with the Keith Hubbard Band! We’ll keep the volume a little lower until around ten PM so you can enjoy a tasty dinner then we’ll have some fantastic dance music! Join us for a fun evening.
  • 9pm: Floyd Acoustic with Don Gauck at Lynagh’s Irish Pub (music): Live music!
  • 9pm: Trippin Roots at O’Neill’s (music): O’Neill’s would like to welcome Trippin Roots to the Main Stage this Friday Night! Come on out and show some love!
  • 9pm: Blank Range at The Burl (music): Live music! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 9:30pm: The Johnson Brothers at Willie’s Locally Known (music): Forged from the stuff of rock, The Johnson Brothers have been wowing crowds in the bluegrass for years. Master musicianship defines their approach to your classic rock favorites. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 9:45pm: Vic Henley at Comedy Off Broadway (comedy): A true comedy veteran, Alabama-born Vic Henley has done it all. Co-author of a national bestselling book with fellow comedian Jeff Foxworthy, Vic has appeared on HBO, CBS, NBC, FOX, MTV, BRAVO, CMT and just about every other stand up comedy show on television. He was a VH-1 VJ and has his own Comedy Central Presents half hour special as well as performances on The Late Show with David Letterman and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Tickets available: HERE(Also, on March 31 at 7:15pm & 9:45pm)
  • 10pm: Magnolia Boulevard with Nicholas Penn and Seth Murphy at Cosmic Charlie’s (music): Live music! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 10pm: Tyler Halsey And Days of Thunder at Austin City Saloon (music): Live music!

 

Saturday, March 31, 2018

  • 8am: PRIDE Restaurant Week at Various Restaurants (cause/fundraiser): Each of the following restaurants will have a specially designated item for Pride week and will donate 10% of the sales of these items toward 2018 Lexington Pride Festival. See list: HERE(Recurring March 25-31).
  • 8:30am: In My View, An International Children’s Art Exhibition at The Living Arts and Science Center (art/kid friendly): The theme of the exhibition, IN MY VIEW, was to encourage children to look outside their own windows and throughout their community to create artwork and share with us a view of the people and places in their own part of the world. Students could also consider IN MY VIEW as an opportunity to share their own point of view and opinions about a local, regional or global issue or topic. IN MY VIEW will include artwork from 8 to 14 year old children in China, India, Cuba, Ireland, England, and Honduras and will be exhibited within the Living Arts & Science Center’s new Children’s Art Gallery. The artwork is offered for sale and will remain on exhibition from March 15 through May 26, 2018. (Recurring daily until May 26).
  • 9am: Run The Bluegrass Half Marathon (fitness/health): America’s Prettiest Half-Marathon through Lexington, Kentucky’s majestic Thoroughbred Farms, starting and finishing on Keeneland Race Course’s iconic grounds. Register: HERE.
  • 10am: Easter Bunny Brunch and Egg Hunts at Hayden’s Stockyard Eatery (kid friendly): Photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny! Indoor Easter egg hunts will occur every hour on the hour from 10 am to 2 pm. Open to children of all ages. Candy prizes.
  • 10am: Easter Celebration at Southern Barker (shopping): “Find Your Discount” Egg Hunt! There will be Easter eggs hidden around the store. Pick one egg and inside will be a surprise discount you can use that day and a special treat for your dog! Free Easter Bunny Pictures! The Easter Bunny will be stopping by our store. Bring your dog by for some Easter fun!
  • 11am: 11th Annual Wine Barrel Tasting For The Springs at McConnell Springs (alcohol/cause): Fundraiser for the Friends of McConnell Springs. All proceeds are used to fund programs and/or events at McConnell Springs Park.
  • 11am: Nature Hike at Boone Creek Outdoors (outdoors): Experience the Boone Creek gorge focusing on native vs invasive species, the creek, waterfall, historic mill, and more! More information: HERE and tickets available: HERE.
  • 11am: The Jungle Book (Lexington Ballet) at Brier Books (kid friendly): The Lexington Ballet is coming to Brier Books to promote their upcoming production of The Jungle Book. Luis Dominguez, the Artistic Director at Lexington Ballet, and some dancers from the show will do a demonstration and invite kids to learn some steps.
  • 11am: Alice In Wonderland at the Lexington Opera House (performance): New in the Bluegrass Youth Ballet repertoire, this ballet depicts the story of Alice falling through a rabbit hole and landing in a fantasy world of very peculiar characters and many strange adventures. A children’s favorite, we will put our signature creativity and ingenuity into this timeless tale. Ballet duration: 1 hour 30 minutes. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 11am: Tasting at Chrisman Mill Vineyards & Winery (alcohol): Join us at the vineyard Saturday for Norton Reserve tastings right out of the barrel, along with food if you’re hungry. Celebrate spring and come see us!
  • 11am: Easter Bunny Photos at Yankee Candle – Hamburg Pavilion (kid friendly): The Easter Bunny is coming to Hamburg Pavilion! Get your little ones all gussied-up for photos on Saturday, March 31st with the Bunny himself, from 11am-2pm at Yankee Candle here in Hamburg Pavilion. Bring your own camera or smart phone, and take all your photos free of charge!
  • 1pm: Easter Eggstravaganza at Mirror Twin Brewing (kid friendly): Join us for our first ever Eggstravaganza! This is going to be an egg hunt you wont want to miss. Kids egg hunt at 1pm (bring your own basket). Candy will be included in the eggs. Adult egg hunt at 2pm (bring your own basket). Eggs will include MTB coupons for swag, gift cards, etc. Two Special twin brew releases (Cowabunga Dude with Cadbury eggs and Whatever You Want Wheat with Starburst jellybeans). Be on the look out as Rolling Oven will be releasing a special pizza for that day!
  • 1pm: Tinderbox is Going On Tour (performance): An all-american classic circus sideshow, combining timeless acts of shock and amazement with a punk rock presentation, and a dirty south attitude. The result is a uniquely modern experience; unlike anything else in today’s entertainment industry! Purchase tickets: HERE(Recurring March 23-31 at 1pm).
  • 2pm: Alice In Wonderland at the Lexington Opera House (performance): New in the Bluegrass Youth Ballet repertoire, this ballet depicts the story of Alice falling through a rabbit hole and landing in a fantasy world of very peculiar characters and many strange adventures. A children’s favorite, we will put our signature creativity and ingenuity into this timeless tale. Ballet duration: 1 hour 30 minutes. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 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)
  • 3pm: Charlie Johnson at Lynagh’s Irish Pub (music): Come out and listen to Charlie play before the Final Four gets going. We’re also going to be celebrating the 6th anniversary of West 6th Brewing with prizes.
  • 3:30pm: Mad Hatter Tea Party at the Lexington Opera House (party/kid friendly): Join Bluegrass Youth Ballet ‘down the rabbit hole’ immediately following the Saturday performance for the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party on the lower level of the Opera House. Attendees will meet Alice and members of the cast for autographs and photos and enjoy tea party drinks, snacks and crafts in a Wonderland setting. Tickets are $9/person. Seating is limited. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 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)
  • 4pm: Weedeater: a reading with Robert Gipe at Brier Books (books): Weedeater picks up six years after the end of Robert Gipe’s first novel, Trampoline, and continues the story of the people of Canard County, Kentucky. In Weedeater, the reader finds Canard County living through the last hurrah of the coal industry and the most turbulent and deadly phase of the community’s battle with opioid abuse. The events it chronicles are frantic, but its voice is by turns taciturn and angry, filled with humor and stoic grace.
  • 5pm: Super Saturday! DIY Wood Workshop Pick Your Project at Board and Brush Lexington (art/crafts/class/workshop): 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!  *Because of the sale of alcohol, this workshop is 21+ only* Tickets available: HERE.
  • 6pm: Dean Phelps at Brasabana (music): Live music!
  • 6:30pm: Happy 6th anniversary to West Sixth Brewing Party at Lynagh’s Irish Pub (alcohol): We’ll be giving away West 6th glassware in honor of West Sixth’s sixth anniversary.
  • 7pm: Five Below Band at Proud Mary BBQ (music): Live music!
  • 7pm: Live Acoustic Show at Elkhorn Tavern! Feat. Derek Nielsen frm. Greener Time (music): Derek and I will be playing an all acoustic duo set with some of your favorite songs and possibly a few originals. Come out and see us play!!
  • 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: Mike Archer at AZUR (music): Live music!
  • 7pm: Ben Lacy & Corey Cross Live at J. Render’s Southern Table & Bar (music): Live music!
  • 7:15pm: Vic Henley at Comedy Off Broadway (comedy): A true comedy veteran, Alabama-born Vic Henley has done it all. Co-author of a national bestselling book with fellow comedian Jeff Foxworthy, Vic has appeared on HBO, CBS, NBC, FOX, MTV, BRAVO, CMT and just about every other stand up comedy show on television. He was a VH-1 VJ and has his own Comedy Central Presents half hour special as well as performances on The Late Show with David Letterman and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Tickets available: HERE(Also, on March 31 at 9:45pm).
  • 7:30pm: Ronn Crowder and Friends at Backstretch Sports Bar & Grill (music): Live music! (Recurring Saturdays).
  • 8pm: Ghost Walk of Lexington (outdoors): Join Patti Starr, Certified Ghost Hunter of 40 years, as she takes you on a most unforgettable ghost walk around Gratz Park. Her tales will include hauntings from a murder, curse, and other macabre happenings while entertaining you with intriguing history. More details: HERE(Recurring – Dates: March – December; every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night Rain or Shine) No ghost walk if temp falls below 40 degrees so please check before attending).
  • 8pm: Michael Cruse Trio at Creaux (music): Live music!
  • 8pm: Assurance Sessions at Common Grounds (music):  Pete Wallace has been born and raised playing music in Northern Kentucky. Starting off with piano and then moving to strings, percussion and now synth, his Assurance Sessions (Starting out in 2010) span from Acoustic sets with songs about life lessons, pain, happiness and everything in between to synth loop sets filled with stories of old and new.
  • 8:30pm: Wayne Whitehouse and Clinton Mullins live at The Ruddy Duck (music): Wayne Whitehouse and Clinton Mullins will perform a great variety of Southern Rock, Country, Acoustic and more at The Ruddy Duck-such a good duo! Join us and enjoy a delicious dinner, drinks and fantastic live music.
  • 9pm: The Allman Butter Band and Jason Parsons at The Burl (music): Live music! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 9pm: Whiskey Bear Live with Big Chill (music): David “Big Chill” Napier has been playing around the Kentucky area for over a decade. He loves diving into the soul of a song and seeing where that feeling allows the song to travel. His list includes, but is not limited to Stevie Wonder, Eric Clapton, Lauryn Hill, Radiohead, Oasis, Bill Withers, Musiq Soulchild, Chuck Berry, Erykah Badu, Otis Redding and more! David also loves to write catchy and simple songs from the heart.
  • 9pm: HoneyChild Live at O’Neill’s (music): Live music!
  • 9pm: Swamp Hawk, Dirtbag, & Within the Flood at The Green Lantern Bar (music): Live music!
  • 9:30pm: The Flex Crew at Willie’s Locally Known (music): The Flex Crew has redefined Reggae music. The seven members of The Flex Crew hail from a variety of musical backgrounds, resulting in a versatile and high energy band with a genius array of musical styles. No where else will you hear a comparable mix of Funk, Rhythm and Blues, Soul, Hip Hop and Reggae’s Lover’s Rock, Roots and Dancehall styles. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 9:45pm: Vic Henley at Comedy Off Broadway (comedy): A true comedy veteran, Alabama-born Vic Henley has done it all. Co-author of a national bestselling book with fellow comedian Jeff Foxworthy, Vic has appeared on HBO, CBS, NBC, FOX, MTV, BRAVO, CMT and just about every other stand up comedy show on television. He was a VH-1 VJ and has his own Comedy Central Presents half hour special as well as performances on The Late Show with David Letterman and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Tickets available: HERE(Also, on March 31 at 9:45pm).
  • 10pm: Dance Party at Rose & Jim’s (party):  Fun!
  • 11pm: Acoustic night at Henry Clay’s (music/cause/fundraiser): 20% of all of my earnings will go to my non profit Jamming for Hope. We raise money to help out local cancer patients! Come Jam!

 

April 1, 2018

  • 8:30am: In My View, An International Children’s Art Exhibition at The Living Arts and Science Center (art/kid friendly): The theme of the exhibition, IN MY VIEW, was to encourage children to look outside their own windows and throughout their community to create artwork and share with us a view of the people and places in their own part of the world. Students could also consider IN MY VIEW as an opportunity to share their own point of view and opinions about a local, regional or global issue or topic. IN MY VIEW will include artwork from 8 to 14 year old children in China, India, Cuba, Ireland, England, and Honduras and will be exhibited within the Living Arts & Science Center’s new Children’s Art Gallery. The artwork is offered for sale and will remain on exhibition from March 15 through May 26, 2018. (Recurring daily until May 26).
  • 9:30am: Easter Brunch at Lockbox (food): Leave foraging to the bunnies. Lockbox’s Easter Brunch menu is fully stocked with farm fresh ingredients which means you won’t have to lift a finger. Come indulge your brunch favorites like Eggs Benedict and Spring Vegetable Quiche, and libations such as Bunny Mary. Bring the whole family – we’ve got your Easter covered! Seating is limited! Call 859.899.6860 for brunch reservations.
  • 10am: 21c Yoga with Art – Anita Courtney 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). 
  • 10am: Sunday Brunch Series at Shakespeare and Co. – Downtown (food): Come join us for brunch April 1st, 2018 from 10am-3pm. $35/person for the Brunch Buffet and $22/person free flowing mimosas and bloody Mary’s! Come downtown and experience Easter the Shakespeare and Co. Way!
  • 10am: Wine Country Classics Easter Brunch at CRU Food and Wine Bar (food): Join us as we celebrate Wine Country Classics for Easter Sunday Brunch. Call today to make your reservation! (859) 971-9463. See details: HERE.
  • 10:30am: Easter Brunch at Copper Roux (food): HOP into Spring!! Join us Sunday, April 1st for our annual Easter Brunch Buffet at Copper Roux. Offering various stations including breakfast, salad, entrée, carving, and a delicious dessert selection that your family will enjoy! We are taking reservations at the following times: 10:30am, 11:00am, 12:30pm, 1:00pm, 2:30pm, 3:00pm. Price is $36 for Adults, $31.50 for Seniors, $18.50 Children 8 to 4 years, Free for Children 3 and under. Price includes Non-alcoholic beverages but does not include bar beverages, gratuity or sales tax. See menu: HERE.
  • 11am: Easter Brunch at J. Render’s Southern Table and Bar (food): Join us for Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 1, 11 am – 4 pm. We will have all of your Smokehouse Brunch favorites along with our regular menu. And, as always, we will have 2 for 1 Mimosas and Classic Bloody Mary’s featuring Mark’s Locally Made Bloody Mary Mix. Or, give our Render’s Bloody Mary a try! A meal in itself with Candied Bourbon Bacon, Celery, Cherry Tomato, Smoked Cheddar, Olive & Shrimp. We will also be closing at 4 pm so that our employees can spend time with their families. We appreciate your understanding.
  • 11am: Michael Cruse Trio Sunday Jazz Brunch at Shakespeare and Co – Hamburg (food/music): Join us for our Sunday Jazz Brunch April 1st, 2018 from 11am-3pm as the Michael Cruse trio serenades your ears as you sip on your mimosas! Also free-flowing mimosa and bloody mary’s are only $22/person!
  • 11am: Willie’s Live Jazz Brunch at Willie’s Locally Known (music): The original Willie’s Live Jazz Brunch is one of the longest running musical traditions on the scene. Always a barn burner, in addition to an award winning southern style brunch, every Sunday morning some of Lexington’s finest players honor jazz greats like, Jimmy Smith, Nat King Cole, Herbie Hancock, Grant Green, Miles Davis, and John Coltrane in laid back sessions that will be sure to flip your family’s lid. Cats include: Lee Carroll, Gail Wynters, Raleigh Dailey, Bruce Lewis, Ben Lacy, Robert Frahm, Willie Eames, David Farris, Trip Bratton, Smith Donaldson, Danny Cecil, and many, many more! (Recurring Sundays until May 27).
  • 11am: Easter Brunch at HopCat (food): Join us Easter Sunday from 10am-3pm for Brunch Right Meow! Seriously, a White Russian inspired waffle? A Macaroni & Cheese Sandwich? We make food your mom would make if she loved craft beer, and hopefully, she does. We also have an amazing build-your-own Bloody Mary bar for just $5. So, forget about that silly bunny with those weird eggs. Our cat is way cooler.
  • 11am: Balance & Brews at Mirror Twin Brewing (fitness/health/alcohol): April Fool’s & Easter! We’ve got so much fun in store for you at our next event. Mirror Twin will have their rocking beers and Carly will pack the flow with fun. To purchase a pass and register directly for the April event at Mirror Twin: HERE.
  • 12pm: Easter at Proud Mary BBQ (food): We will have a buffet,(12pm-4pm) live music, the Easter Bunny, and an Easter Egg Hunt at 2 pm. The buffet will be plentiful with: Fried Turkey, Fried Catfish, Brisket, Pulled Pork, BBQ Shrimp, Crawfish Etouffee, Ribs, Burger Sliders, Mac N Cheese, Jambalaya, Green Beans, Smothered Cabbage, Potato Salad, Grilled Veggies , Cole Slaw , Red Beans & Rice , Green Salad, Assorted Desserts.
  • 3pm: Open Meditation at FIKA Vegan Cantina (wellness): Complete the weekend and begin your week refreshed and anew by joining us for guided meditation practice each Sunday afternoon. Each session consists of two 20-minute guided meditation periods with a short reading and discussion of the practice in-between. Open to everyone regardless of whether you are a beginner or an experienced meditator. Sessions are offered free of charge. No registration necessary. Come as you are!
  • 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: Superb-o! at Lynagh’s Irish Pub (music): Live music!
  • 8pm: Ghost Walk of Lexington (outdoors): Join Patti Starr, Certified Ghost Hunter of 40 years, as she takes you on a most unforgettable ghost walk around Gratz Park. Her tales will include hauntings from a murder, curse, and other macabre happenings while entertaining you with intriguing history. More details: HERE(Recurring – Dates: March – December; every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night Rain or Shine) No ghost walk if temp falls below 40 degrees so please check before attending).
  • 9pm: Crumzz Trivia Night at Crumzz (games): April 1st is Disney trivia! Cash prize to the winning team. Teams or you can try to win it on your own! No entry fee! Come join in on the fun! 18 and up! (Recurring Sundays)
  • 10pm: Adam Faucett and William_Blackart at The Green Lantern (music): Live music!
  • 10pm: Restless EGG’s Easter Sunday Service at Cosmic Charlie’s (music): **PAJAMA PARTY** Throw on your PJ’s, grab your friends, and come enjoy SUNDAY FUNDAY w/ everyone! **FREE MERCH CONTEST!** We’ve found 3 more “Snuggle” hats! We’re going to have 3 different contests so everyone will have a chance to win one. The FIRST Contest is this Sunday at Cosmic Charlie’s. We will be hiding eggs and whoever finds the “Restless Egg” wins a hat!!

April 2, 2018

  • 8:30am: In My View, An International Children’s Art Exhibition at The Living Arts and Science Center (art/kid friendly): The theme of the exhibition, IN MY VIEW, was to encourage children to look outside their own windows and throughout their community to create artwork and share with us a view of the people and places in their own part of the world. Students could also consider IN MY VIEW as an opportunity to share their own point of view and opinions about a local, regional or global issue or topic. IN MY VIEW will include artwork from 8 to 14 year old children in China, India, Cuba, Ireland, England, and Honduras and will be exhibited within the Living Arts & Science Center’s new Children’s Art Gallery. The artwork is offered for sale and will remain on exhibition from March 15 through May 26, 2018. (Recurring daily until May 26).
  • 8:30am: Artist’s Eye at The Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center (art): During the 2018 session of ‘The Artist’s Eye’, The Lyric and UK Historical Preservation teamed together to formulate a class focused on ‘Our Built Environment:’ focusing on the buildings, places, and stories within the East End community. Throughout the camp students will visit various sites and locations within the downtown and East End community discovering the stories buildings and a community can tell as well as the importance of their built environment. (Recurring April 2-6 at 8:30am).
  • 9am: 40th Anniversary Open House at The Kentucky Horse Park (party/kid friendly): Help us kick off a series of 40th Anniversary events! Enjoy half-off admission, as well as cupcakes, kids’ crafts, and a new, historical display in the Visitor Center; and the launch of the Black Horsemen of the Kentucky Turf exhibit at the International Museum of the Horse. Visit our website for a complete list of 40th Anniversary events: HERE.
  • 11:30am: Bethany B YOGA at YOGA at The Massage Center in Dudley Square (health/fitness/wellness): Bethany’s teaching style reflects her passion to help as many people as possible reach their maximum potential. Each class is mindfully designed to be simultaneously challenging, nurturing, creative and intelligent. You can expect to sweat, laugh, and flow to an upbeat playlist In this moderately paced vinyasa style class. (Recurring Mondays)
  • 2pm: Meet the Lorax at the Lexington Public Library – Tates Creek Branch (kid friendly): Join us for hands-on activities celebrating our Earth followed by a meet-and-greet with the Lorax himself. For all ages.
  • 4pm: Be The Match at Pivot Brewing (cause): Over the past 25 years Be The Match®, operated by the National Marrow Donor Program® (NMDP), has managed the largest and most diverse marrow registry in the world. Volunteers will be at Pivot Brewing from 4pm to 8pm for a donor registry drive. You can save a life by coming to Pivot and completing the registration process to join the marrow registry. $2 from every flight sold that evening will benefit Be The Match.
  • 6pm: The Webb Twins on Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour (music): The 11 year old Webb Twins will be performing on Woodsongs. Please join us. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 6pm: Michael Twardy at Lynagh’s Irish Pub (music): Live music!
  • 6pm: Mission Monday at Blue Stallion Brewing (cause): Enjoy a local beer, help some local pets! 10% of taproom sales on Monday, April 2nd will be donated to Woodford Humane, and you can come say hi to us in person from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – we’ll be at Blue Stallion with retail, info, and a little raffle for our happy hour friends!
  • 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: 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).6pm: Mission Monday at Blue Stallion Brewing (cause):
  • 7pm: Paint Nite: Paris en Noir at HopCat (art/crafts): Join us at Hopcat for this lovely painting! Happy hour drinks and half off “shareables” If anything, you have to get yourself some “crack fries”! Tickets available: 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). 
  • 9pm: Wild Earp & The Free for Alls with Drapes at Al’s Bar (music): Wild Earp is out of Chicago comes an old-time, new-fangled, funky country western band with a wild streak. Earp’s deep catalog of originals borrows liberally from other genres of American music, and you might just hear some of your favorites from the masters of the past. Don’t miss it, now! Drapes is a sibling duo with roots in Irish folk, based in Lexington, KY. Mostly alternative and folk music.

 

April 3, 2018

  • 8:30am: In My View, An International Children’s Art Exhibition at The Living Arts and Science Center (art/kid friendly): The theme of the exhibition, IN MY VIEW, was to encourage children to look outside their own windows and throughout their community to create artwork and share with us a view of the people and places in their own part of the world. Students could also consider IN MY VIEW as an opportunity to share their own point of view and opinions about a local, regional or global issue or topic. IN MY VIEW will include artwork from 8 to 14 year old children in China, India, Cuba, Ireland, England, and Honduras and will be exhibited within the Living Arts & Science Center’s new Children’s Art Gallery. The artwork is offered for sale and will remain on exhibition from March 15 through May 26, 2018. (Recurring daily until May 26).
  • 8:30am: Artist’s Eye at The Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center (art): During the 2018 session of ‘The Artist’s Eye’, The Lyric and UK Historical Preservation teamed together to formulate a class focused on ‘Our Built Environment:’ focusing on the buildings, places, and stories within the East End community. Throughout the camp students will visit various sites and locations within the downtown and East End community discovering the stories buildings and a community can tell as well as the importance of their built environment. (Recurring April 2-6 at 8:30am).
  • 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): 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. We may use glue, tape, scissors, markers, clay, crayons, paint, slime, dirt or other messes, dress accordingly. More details: HERE(Recurring Tuesdays)
  • 11am: Meet the Lorax at the Lexington Public Library – Russell Cave Road location (kid friendly): Join us for hands-on activities celebrating our Earth followed by a meet-and-greet with the Lorax himself. For all ages.
  • 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 (Also, on April 17 and 24 at 2pm).
  • 5:30pm: Cuban Cooking Class with Ondine Quinn (food/class): Register now and join us for a hands-on cooking class showing you how to create Cuban cuisine. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 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: Master Community Gardener Training at The Plantory (workshop/class): Join us for this 8 week training on the how and why of gardening in community. Guest speakers and Seedleaf staff will share from our passion and experience about how to grow and share food, and how to compost food waste. You will learn all you need to know to care for your home garden, or to help Seedleaf with one of our 15 free u-pick spaces. Partial and full scholarships available, just email us for an application: ryan@seedleaf.org. Tickets available: HERE(Recurring Tuesdays until April 24).
  • 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! (Recurring Tuesdays)
  • 7:15pm: Open Mic at Comedy Off Broadway (comedy): Another fun open mic at Comedy Off Broadway is heading our way! Get your friends, family and co workers and come on out for what is sure to be lots of fun! I hope I see you there! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7:30pm: Tuesday Night Blues Jam at Lynagh’s Irish Pub (music): Live music!
  • 8pm: “Invasion of the Blood Farmers” at Al’s Bar (movie): Somewhere in upstate New York, a young woman is terrorized by a group of rural farmers primarily interested in a harvest of blood. The film centers around a group of druids called the “Sangroids” living in Westchester County, New York, who plan to resurrect their queen by draining the blood from unsuspecting civilians into her body. The film was shot on a proposed $24,000 budget over a three-week period, and the director reportedly paid most of the actors for their work with six packs of beer. The subpar production values are apparent, as night and day shots are mixed up throughout, creating very poor continuity.
  • 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).
  • 9pm: Tim Reynolds & TR3 at Cosmic Charlie’s (music): With a musical career spanning more than thirty-five years, guitarist, sonic innovator, and two time Grammy nominee Tim Reynolds is known for his masterful command of melody and timing and for his uncanny ability to improvise on any instrument he touches. Having explored most musical styles, from rock, jazz and blues to classical and reggae, Reynolds’ wide-ranging musical versatility is evident each time he picks up his electric or acoustic guitar. Technically brilliant, yet emotionally honest, Reynolds’ music is inspired and authentic. More details: HERE and tickets available: HERE.

 

April 4, 2018

  • 8:30am: In My View, An International Children’s Art Exhibition at The Living Arts and Science Center (art/kid friendly): The theme of the exhibition, IN MY VIEW, was to encourage children to look outside their own windows and throughout their community to create artwork and share with us a view of the people and places in their own part of the world. Students could also consider IN MY VIEW as an opportunity to share their own point of view and opinions about a local, regional or global issue or topic. IN MY VIEW will include artwork from 8 to 14 year old children in China, India, Cuba, Ireland, England, and Honduras and will be exhibited within the Living Arts & Science Center’s new Children’s Art Gallery. The artwork is offered for sale and will remain on exhibition from March 15 through May 26, 2018. (Recurring daily until May 26).
  • 10am: Meet the Lorax at the Lexington Public Library – Downtown Location (kid friendly): Join us for hands-on activities celebrating our Earth followed by a meet-and-greet with the Lorax himself. For all ages.
  • 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).
  • 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).
  • 5:30pm: Poetry Write-Ins at Brier Books (class): Each week, we’ll gather in one of our workshop spaces to briefly discuss poetry and then get to writing. Weekly prompts will be provided. Bring a notebook or your preferred writing tool. (Also, on April 11, April 18, and April 25).
  • 6pm: TOPS APRIL Preview Party at Liquor Barn – Plaudit Place (party): Join us at Lexington’s LARGEST party supply store for our TOPS April Preview Party!!! TOPS + Liquor Barn have partnered to make a special night for you and your friends! We will have Giveaways including a Michael Kors Handbag from Michael Kors Fayette, Starbucks Gift Car + Basket from Lexington Women’s Health and MUCH more from our friends at Liquor Barn! It’s a networking event you won’t want to miss! See you April 4th at Liquor Barn Hamburg!!!
  • 6:30pm: Bodegas Salentein Wine Tasting at Texas de Brazil (food/alcohol): Enjoy select Salentein varietals and Texas de Brazil signature appetizers at this special tasting event benefiting the American Red Cross. Featuring Portillo Sauvignon Blanc, Portillo Pinot Noir, Killka Malbec and Salentein Numina. A donation of $30 from each ticket will benefit the American Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces. The Red Cross helps members of the military, veterans and their families prepare for, cope with, and respond to, the challenges of military service. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 6:30pm: Aromatherapy Blending and Crystals for Beginners at Good Foods Co-op (class/workshop): This class will teach you the basics of blending essential oils. Students will be able to make a unique roll-on blend for themselves or as a gift for a loved one. The class will discuss balancing fragrance notes and talk about the medicinal values of oils. More details and tickets available: HERE.
  • 7pm: CJ Box at Brier Books (books): Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett has two cases to contend with, both of them lethal, in the electrifying new novel from the #1 New York Times-bestselling author. More details: HERE and tickets available: HERE.
  • 7pm: Adrian+Meredith Band (Nashville) at Willies Locally Known (music): Please welcome back Adrian+Meredith (from Nashville) to Willies Locally Known! This is an Folk, Americana, and Swing band playing original music for all ages!
  • 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): 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! (Recurring Wednesdays).
  • 7pm: Froggy Fresh / The Show Is The Rainbow / Blood Handsome at Cosmic Charlie’s (music): The internet tells a legend of a kid named Froggy Fresh who fought a great white shark and mastered Youtube. These are but a few of his vast accomplishments, which include being endorsed by John Cena and featured on Tosh.0 but also being a good best friend and recovering neighborhood kids stolen bikes. Formerly known as Krispy Kreme, a cease and desist rendered a fan-voted name change and the name ‘Froggy Fresh’ was chosen over ‘Jelly Bean Jack’. Enduring a naming, branding, and content change, Money Maker (Re-Loaded), still debuted and peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard Comedy Album chart. After 5 years of being shrouded in mystery, Froggy Fresh has decided to become a comedic actor and move to LA, but not without doing a live tour throughout the US featuring Money Maker Mike, video projections, and a live DJ. Catch the “Baddest of them All” live while you still can. More details: HERE and tickets available: HERE.
  • 7pm: Tuk Tuk Returns to Arcadium at Arcadium (food): Warmer months mean more Tuk Tuk! We will be back at Arcadium on Wednesday April 4 — we are partnering up with the bar to benefit the Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center.
  • 8pm: Flatland Harmony Experiment/Mama Said String Band/Dark Moon Hollow at The Burl (music): Come join Flatland Harmony Experiment, Mama Said String Band, and Dark Moon Hollow on Wednesday, April 4th at one of Lexington’s favorite venues, The Burl! Awesome foot stomping string music may be involved. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 8pm: Karaoke at Bennigan’s on Richmond Road (music): Great Drink Specials and 1/2 Price Appetizers! (Recurring Wednesdays).

April 5, 2018

  • 8:30am: In My View, An International Children’s Art Exhibition at The Living Arts and Science Center (art/kid friendly): The theme of the exhibition, IN MY VIEW, was to encourage children to look outside their own windows and throughout their community to create artwork and share with us a view of the people and places in their own part of the world. Students could also consider IN MY VIEW as an opportunity to share their own point of view and opinions about a local, regional or global issue or topic. IN MY VIEW will include artwork from 8 to 14 year old children in China, India, Cuba, Ireland, England, and Honduras and will be exhibited within the Living Arts & Science Center’s new Children’s Art Gallery. The artwork is offered for sale and will remain on exhibition from March 15 through May 26, 2018. (Recurring daily until May 26).
  • 8:30am: Artist’s Eye at The Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center (art): During the 2018 session of ‘The Artist’s Eye’, The Lyric and UK Historical Preservation teamed together to formulate a class focused on ‘Our Built Environment:’ focusing on the buildings, places, and stories within the East End community. Throughout the camp students will visit various sites and locations within the downtown and East End community discovering the stories buildings and a community can tell as well as the importance of their built environment. (Recurring April 2-6 at 8:30am).
  • 12pm: Bourbon Barons: Colonel Taylor at Stone Fences Tours (alcohol): The focus of this historical tour is the man who modernized the bourbon industry, Colonel Edmund Haynes Taylor Jr. Taylor was a man who traveled Europe and brought those distilling techniques back to his distilleries. We will discuss how he used this knowledge in his operation of the famous Old Crow, Old Fire Copper and Old Taylor Distilleries. We will also explore Taylor’s fight for the purification of bourbon through his support of legislative action. On this tour, we will visit Glenns Creek Distilling, Buffalo Trace and a stop for pictures at the soon-to-be-open Castle and Key Distillery. We will receive tours and tastings at two locations with the tour at Buffalo Trace being the E. H. Taylor Tour. Tickets available: HERE(Recurring on April 19 at 12pm).
  • 4pm: Teacher Happy Hour at Barre Lex (fitness/health/wellness/free): Throughout the year, teachers give and give. You give your time, your energy, your EVERYTHING to your students. We would like to give back to you by hosting a free Barre Happy Hour every Thursday until Spring Break!! Thank you for making such a difference in our community!! (Recurring Thursdays at 4pm until April 26).
  • 4pm: Yappy Hour at Pivot Brewing (cause): Every first Thursday of the month, Pivot Brewing is hosting a Yappy Hour to benefit the Lexington Humane Society. Bring your four-legged friends for some brewery fun. $2 from each flight sold will go to the LHS. This months Yappy Hour a representative will be at Pivot to talk dog essential oils! We’ll be donating proceeds from sales that happen ALL NIGHT. Rico’s Empanadas is this month’s food truck and they will also be supporting the Humane Society. Eat and drink for a great cause!
  • 4pm: Meet the Lorax at the Lexington Public Library – Village Branch Library (kid friendly): Join us for hands-on activities celebrating our Earth followed by a meet-and-greet with the Lorax himself. For all ages.
  • 6pm: Outdoor Photography Workshop with Josh Lowe at J&H Landmark – The Outdoors Store (workshop): Josh Lowe is back for another workshop on improving your outdoor photography skills. You might know Josh as @the_lowe_life, one of the most popular local photographers on Instagram. Josh will offer tips on lighting, composition, equipment, and more. This was one of our most popular workshops last year and we expect another great turnout for this one.
  • 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).
  • 6pm: Bedford at The Daily Offering (music): Come check out the up and coming appalachidelic rock band play some acoustic tunes and sip some brews.
  • 6pm: Folkfaces at Lynagh’s Irish Pub (music): Live music!
  • 6pm: Discovery Night, Family Planetarium Night: Dinosaurs in the Dome at The Living Arts and Science Center (kid friendly): Enjoy an evening in the LASC planetarium as you embark on an exciting voyage back in time and explore how dinosaurs lived and died. Everyone knows the tale of the sudden and dramatic death of the dinosaurs 65 million years ago. But did you know that numerous species of dinosaurs lived, and disappeared, long before the cataclysmic disaster at the end of the Cretaceous period? Journey with us to four different dinosaur digs around the world as we explore how these amazing creatures died… and lived. Viewers will discover the lives of multiple species of dinosaurs, from the Coelophysis of 205 million years ago to the Allosaurus and Diplodocus of the mid-Jurassic period. Viewers will also see the feathered Sinornithosaurus of China and the T. rex and Triceratops that survived and thrived until the final extinction of all dinosaurs 65 million years ago. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 6:30pm: Succulent Wreath Making Class at The Livery (class/workshop): For this class you will get to learn all the basics and taking care of succulents/cacti. The arrangement will include a medium size wreath along with 4-5 succulents depending on your choice. She will cover the different types of succulents/cacti, how to water and care for the plants, how much sunlight is needed, and how to transplant them once they outgrow the pot! You will also being learning what to do during these cold winter months, the difference in soils, and even how to create your own soil! Once you’re done, your succulent wreath is yours to keep! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 6:30pm: Language Access Film Festival at The Farish Theater (film): Save the date for our upcoming Language Access Film Festival!! This festival is open to the public, and you can watch each film for FREE! Over a 3 week period, we will screen 4 movies that exemplify the importance of language access as well as the crucial role of interpreters and translators. LexArts has provided funding support for KITA’s Language Access Film Festival through its Fund for the Arts.
  • 7pm: Trivia Night at Brasabana (games): Live Trivia! $25 Gift Certificate for 1st place, 2nd & 3rd get $15 & $10! (Recurring Thursdays)
  • 7pm: Paint Nite: Up at the Colorful Trees at Logan’s Roadhouse (art/crafts/class): Join us and paint the colorful painting! Enjoy drinks and laughter with your friends doing something totally different from your average night out! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7pm: W.L. Weller Tasting with Sazerac Brand Ambassador, Brendan Dunn at Whiskey Bear (alcohol): Join the Whiskey Bear team and Sazerac Brand Ambassador, Brendan Dunn, for a special tasting event. Brendan will share more of W.L. Weller’s history, its distilling process, and lead guests in a bourbon flight tasting that includes Weller Special Reserve, Weller Antique 107, and Weller 12 Year. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7:05pm: Legends Opening Day at Whitaker Bank Ballpark (games): Join us for the season’s first game where fans can enjoy #ThirstyThursday $1 beers and Pepsi beverages, bring their dogs to the game thanks to G&J Pepsi-Cola Bottlers, Inc. #BarkinthePark and receive a FREE 2018 Legends Magnet Schedule upon entrance thanks to Lexington-Fayette County Health Department. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7:15pm: Nephew Tommy at Comedy Off Broadway (comedy): Nephew Tommy is a versatile comedian, actor, producer, and host with original work that has encompassed the radio, television, and film worlds. His role as a co-host of the nationally syndicated Steve Harvey Morning Show puts him in front of a live radio audience of over 8 million daily listeners. Tickets available: HERE(Also, on April 6 at 7:15pm & 9:45pm and April 7 at 7:15pm & 9:45pm).
  • 8pm: Trivia Night at The Video Saloon (games): First, second, and third place winners all receive monetary prizes! (Recurring Thursdays).
  • 8pm: 90s Nickelodeon Trivia at Blue Stallion Brewing Company (games): Join Local Trivia Action at Blue Stallion Brewing for a show with trivia questions about your favorite 90s nickelodeon shows. If you love The Ren and Stimpy Show , Clarissa Explains it All, All that, Legends of the Hidden Temple, The Adventures of Pete and Pete, Salute your shorts, Hey Arnold!, Are You Afraid of the Dark, and other Nick jams, you will LOVE this trivia show. Get there early, we have a feeling trivia nation can PACK THE HOUSE for this one.
  • 8:30pm: Jim Lauderdale at Willie’s Locally Known (music): Jim Lauderdale is both a “songwriter’s songwriter,” who’s written/co-written many modern classics for iconic artists, as well as an intuitive sideman, who’s enhanced the music of a bevy of esteemed musicians. As a solo artist, since 1986 up until now, he’s created a body work spanning 29 albums of imaginative roots music, encompassing country, bluegrass, soul, R&B and rock, as well as helping pave the way for the current Americana movement. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 9pm: One Night Only with Jone$y, Only Crew,Johnny Rock Fredd C & More at The Burl (music): Hip-Hop showcase hosted by The Dojo Recording Studio & Jone$y. Showcase performances from 9-11:30pm with support by DJYK. More information: HERE and tickets available: HERE.

 

 

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