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  • Things To Do in Lexington, Kentucky: The Week of September 21-27, 2018

    We've made it through another week! I've put together a short list of some upcoming events in Lexington this weekend and upcoming week! There are a lot of fun things coming up, so be sure to check them out! #lexington #travel #event #kentucky

    We’ve made it through another week! I’ve put together a short list of some upcoming events in Lexington this weekend and upcoming week! There are a lot of fun things coming up, so be sure to check them out!

    Things to Do in Lexington, Kentucky: The Week of September 21-27, 2018:

    Friday, September 21, 2018

    • 2pm: The Big Bounce America: The Biggest Bounce House in America at Masterson Station Park (kid friendly): We are proud to introduce The Big Bounce America, an action packed family-friendly day out featuring THE WORLD’S BIGGEST BOUNCE HOUSE! Tickets now on sale from only $11 – super fun, super value! Tickets available: HERE(Also, on September 22 and 23 at 9:15am).
    • 5pm: Belle’s is Lit at Belle’s (alcohol): Belle’s is back – and we’re celebrating in a BIG way.  After the incredible response from the Lexington Fire Department and all our friends and family, we’re thrilled to be reopening our bar and rooftop to the public this Friday at 5pm. See specials: HERE.
    • 6pm: The Barn’s First Birthday Bash at The Summit at Fritz Farm (food): CAKE! And more! Help us celebrate our FIRST birthday with all sorts of foodie festivities! Live music, giveaways & more!9/21 at 6:00 PM: The First 200 guests to turn in their passports (or show 3 Barn receipts if you’ve already turned in your passport) – will receive a commemorative Barn T-Shirt by Kentucky For Kentucky!
      • $4 Birthday Shots at Whiskey Bear
      • $5 Brats at Pasture by Marksbury Farm
      • $5 Fish & Chips at Smithtown at the Summit
      • $5 Kentucky Socks (Limit 5 Per Customer) at Kentucky For Kentucky
      • $5 Pok Pok Wings at Atomic Ramen
      • $5 Birthday Sundae at Crank & Boom
    • 7pm: Lakeside Live at Lexington Green Lakeside (music): Come enjoy free live music, delicious food, and a great atmosphere! Lakeside Live is family friendly. We also allow your furry friends! As always Jax Lexington will feature J. Render’s Southern Table & Bar also known as the most delicious BBQ in the bluegrass! This is self serve. You also have the option of eating at Bronte Bistro (Lexington) or Palmers Fresh Grill with full service, or order to go and eat right by the stage! (Also, on September 22).

     

    Saturday, September 22, 2018

    • 7am: Lexington Farmers Market at The Pavilion (food): The Lexington Farmers Market is Downtown on Saturdays. There is a huge array of beautiful vegetables, fruit, honey, cheeses, meats, home grown shrimp and more. Artists also bring their work to show and sell. Musicians entertain for free! It’s a wonderful family fun atmosphere. Come and support your local farmers. (Every Saturday until September 29).
    • 8am: Y’Art Sale – Hosted by the UK Art Museum (art/crafts/shopping): Last year’s fun and funky fundraiser is back! The second annual city-wide yard sale features notable artists and patrons around Lexington who will happily sell you their art, fashion, furniture, collectibles, and unique domestic items for a great cause! Just imagine the deals and conversations waiting for you. A percentage of the day’s sales will benefit the Art Museum. Maps and information available: HERE.
    • 9am: Blue Grass Stockyards Farmers Market! at 4561 Iron Works Pike (food): The Blue Grass Stockyards is the hub of all thing Kentucky grown! Come meet your local farmers and take home locally grown fruits, veggies, eggs and more. (Every Saturday until November 3).
    • 9am: Pop-Up Shop: Anavii Market at A Cup of Commonwealth (shopping): On Saturday, Sept. 22nd, we’ll be hosting Anavii Market at A Cup of Common Wealth! They’ll be setting up a pop-up shop from 9 a.m. – 12 Noon, with their selection of CBD and other hemp products. They are a Kentucky-based company and sell Kentucky Proud CBD, along with other brands. Their selection is entirely third-party verified to ensure top quality. Stop by to check out what they’ve got and learn more about what they do and why they do it!
    • 9am: Bluegrass Farmers’ Market at Liquor Barn – Hamburg (food/shopping): For the best Kentucky Proud produce, meats, cheeses, flowers, soaps, lotions, and much more visit the Bluegrass Farmers’ Market in the Liquor Barn parking lot, 2-6 p.m. Tuesdays and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through October, Frequent entertainment, pet and stroller friendly + loads of fun!
    • 9:15am: The Big Bounce America: The Biggest Bounce House in America at Masterson Station Park (kid friendly): We are proud to introduce The Big Bounce America, an action packed family-friendly day out featuring THE WORLD’S BIGGEST BOUNCE HOUSE! Tickets now on sale from only $11 – super fun, super value! Tickets available: HERE(Also, on September 22 and 23 at 9:15am).
    • 10am: Yoga on the Creek with Christina Morales at Boone Creek Outdoors (fitness/health/wellness): Celebrate the Fall Equinox, or first day of Fall, with us! We have partnered with alignment based Yogi Christina Morales to offer a special morning sequence on the water. Christina Morales Yoga has studied with world renowned Smart Flow instructor Annie Carpenter to provide this life changing practice for all! Bring lunch and stick around after practice! Guests may enjoy lunch on the water and join a zipline canopy tour with a 15% OFF discount! Call 855-494-7539 to register. SPOTS ARE LIMITED.
    • 10am: Fall/Halloween Mini Garden at King’s Gardens (art/crafts): Design and create a fall or Halloween themed mini garden. We have lots of mini plants and miniature garden items to help you create the perfect garden. $10 paid at time of registration includes the pumpkin face planter and soil. Remaining cost of the garden is determined by materials chosen. Call us at 859.272.7077 for more information and to register.
    • 11am: Oktoberfest at Drake’s (food/alcohol): Prost! Drake’s is serving a specialty German menu September 22 through October 7. Pair with Samuel Adams Octoberfest in 17oz souvenir steins for $7 with $6 refills (while supplies last). See menu: HERE(Recurring until October 7).
    • 11am: Tea & Tarot in the Garden at High on Art & Coffee (health): Tarot Card, Tea Leaf, Palmistry & more in the Garden!
    • 1pm: Cat Cafe at Lexington Public Library – Tates Creek (animals): Have you been considering adding a feline friend to your family? Come mingle with cats from the Lexington Humane Society! Tea, coffee, and games will be provided while you wait for your turn to mix & mingle!
    • 1pm: Free Workshop: Make A Wreath from Upcycled Book Pages at Lexington Public Library – Main Street (art/crafts): Craft your own charming “well-read” wreath using upcycled book pages. All supplies provided. Registration recommended.
    • 6pm: A Night in New England at Wild Thyme (food/class): Calling all seafood lovers!!!! Join Wild Thyme for a Night in New England featuring Maryland Crabcakes, Nantucket Lobster Rolls, and much more. All of the seafood featured in this class is flown in straight from the New England coast and as fresh as it can get!!! We literally open the box at the beginning of class and discuss the importance of fresh seafood and how to recognize quality in your seafood purchases. You will receive recipes to take home, and much more fun to be had in the kitchen. We will be featuring live lobster in this class and highlight the proper technique for cooking a lobster, serving, and butterfly. You won’t want to miss this one! Price is per person. For questions please contact Wild Thyme at 859.523.2665. We look forward to cooking up fun with you soon!
    • 7pm: Kentucky Wildcats Football vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs Football at Kroger Field (sports): Game time has been set for 7:00pm Ticket prices are inclusive of Kentucky sales tax. All patrons require a ticket, regardless of age. If accessible seating is sold out, please call the UK Ticket Office at (800) 928-2287. The clear bag policy is in place for the 2018 football season at Kroger Field. Fans are encouraged to visit the Football Gameday Central website for additional ticket, parking and shuttle information. Tickets available: HERE.
    • 7pm: Let’s Celebrate the 1st Day of Fall Together! at Painting With a Twist (art/crafts): NEW ART for the 1st Day of Fall!! Tickets available: HERE.
    • 7pm: Lakeside Live at Lexington Green Lakeside (music): Come enjoy free live music, delicious food, and a great atmosphere! Lakeside Live is family friendly. We also allow your furry friends! As always Jax Lexington will feature J. Render’s Southern Table & Bar also known as the most delicious BBQ in the bluegrass! This is self serve. You also have the option of eating at Bronte Bistro (Lexington) or Palmers Fresh Grill with full service, or order to go and eat right by the stage! 

     

    Sunday, September 23, 2018

    • 9:15am: The Big Bounce America: The Biggest Bounce House in America at Masterson Station Park (kid friendly): We are proud to introduce The Big Bounce America, an action packed family-friendly day out featuring THE WORLD’S BIGGEST BOUNCE HOUSE! Tickets now on sale from only $11 – super fun, super value! Tickets available: HERE(Also, on September 22 and 23 at 9:15am).
    • 10am: Yoga with Art at 21c Museum Hotel (fitness/health): 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. (Every Sunday until September 30).
    • 11am: Sunday Morning Yoga at Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate (fitness/health)Slow down, breath deeply and feel. Join us for a free, all-levels practice on the lawn under the trees. Whether this is your first yoga practice or your thousandth, this is a great opportunity to be with your tribe in a beautiful environment with many people who love yoga and want to share it. Invite your people, share this post and/or bring a friend! (Every Sunday until October 14).
    • 11am: Oktoberfest at Drake’s (food/alcohol): Prost! Drake’s is serving a specialty German menu September 22 through October 7. Pair with Samuel Adams Octoberfest in 17oz souvenir steins for $7 with $6 refills (while supplies last). See menu: HERE(Recurring until October 7).
    • 11am: Sunday Football At Brooklyn Pizza (food): Come for the food, stay for the football, drink all the beers!
    • 12:30pm: Jazz and Blues Brunch at Shakespeare & Company – Hamburg (music): Featuring John Richardson on sax, Bill May on drums and vocalist Laura Ellen Penn.
    • 1pm: Touch-A-Truck 2018 at Whitaker Bank Ballpark (cause): The Child Development Center of the Bluegrass (CDCB) will host the 9th Annual Touch *A* Truck event on Sunday, September 23, 2018, from 1:00-5:00 p.m. at our NEW LOCATION, Whitaker Bank Ballpark. The event offers a unique opportunity for Central Kentuckians of all ages to touch and explore construction vehicles of all sizes, emergency vehicles, and service vehicles we are typically not allowed to touch, in order to benefit CDCB. The cost is $20/car (up to 7 people). All funds raised at this event are used to directly impact the services offered to children with and without special needs.
    • 1pm: Literary Yoga at Joseph-Beth Booksellers (fitness/health): On the second and fourth Sunday of every month we’ll have an hour of Literary Yoga! Bring your mats and your love of books! Class is good for beginners and experienced alike. The classes are free to attend but our Yogis work hard to bring you exercise and peace so tips are always welcome! (Every Sunday until October 21).
    • 1pm: NFL Sunday Ticket at Bear & The Butcher (alcohol/food): Join us every Sunday for NFL Football all season long! We will have all NFL games on all of our TVs all day! We have 15 TVs including our giant 82 inch TV to enjoy every game along with pitcher specials: West Sixth Brewing Cerveza Pitcher $15, Country Boy Brewing Cougar Bait $15 and Bud Light $9.50. We will also be offering our famous smoked chicken wings, onion rings, and pretzels on Sundays! (Every Sunday until February 3).
    • 3pm: Paint Your Own Christmas Tree With Lights! at The Mad Potter (art/crafts): Our Christmas Elf will be on hand just to assist Christmas Tree painters with specialty paints for adding effects like snow and crystal glazes. The Elf can also help with lettering and base design.. Tree Kit with lights , bulb and electrical cord comes with the trees. We will also have an assortment of specialty stars for the top of you tree. We will have Mulled cider and Christmas Cookies to munch on while we paint. More details: HERE.
    • 5pm: Brasabana/Blue Stallion Beer Dinner at Brasbana (food/alcohol): Join us for an amazing evening of Latin-German fusion! Brasabana hosts Blue Stallion on Sunday, September 23rd! Check out this awesome menu, and be sure to make reservations in advance by calling (859) 303-5573! See menu: HERE.
    • 5pm: Mike and Mike at Rose & Jim’s (music): Live acoustic music on the patio!
    • 7pm: Share / Jon Worthy / Owls to Athens / Champs of the Sun at The Burl (music): Live music! Tickets available: HERE.
    • 8:30pm: The Office Trivia at Soundbar (games): The Office Trivia at Soundbar! Join us for 5 rounds of Trivia! The Office Drink Specials All Night Long!

    Monday, September 24, 2018

    • 11am: Oktoberfest at Drake’s (food/alcohol): Prost! Drake’s is serving a specialty German menu September 22 through October 7. Pair with Samuel Adams Octoberfest in 17oz souvenir steins for $7 with $6 refills (while supplies last). See menu: HERE(Recurring until October 7).
    • 5:30pm: Hungarian Cooking Class at The Food Connection (food/class): We kick off our series with comforting fall flavors of Hungary. The Food Connection’s very own Viktor Halmos (UK senior in Sustainable Agriculture who has been with TFC since his freshman year!) and his mother Dr. Katalin Smith share their family’s recipe for Gulyas (also known as Goulash) passed down for generations. Tickets available: HERE.
    • 7pm: Welcome to Bar Louie/Painting with a Twist’s 1st Sip & Stroke! at Bar Louie (art/crafts/cause): Bar Louie and Painting with a Twist-Lexington have partnered together to bring you our 1st Sip & Stroke Event! THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD OFFSITE AT BAR LOUIE -3565 Nicholasville Rd, Lexington, KY 40503 NOT AT THE PAINTING WITH A TWIST STUDIO.  PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. The cost of the ticket includes a two hour painting class and two glasses of red or white wine. This Event is for Guest 18 and over ONLY per Bar Louie’s request. Ages 18-20 may order a Happy Hour Appetizer in place of wine. More details: HERE.
    • 7pm: Jeptha Creed Dinner at J. Render’s Southern Table & Bar (food): What’s not to like about a Mother-Daughter Vodka making duo?! We think it is fantastic so join us for our Jeptha Creed 3 Course Dinner, you will not be disappointed. See menu: HERE. Cost is $45 per person and reservations are required. Call 859-533-9777 today to reserve your table.
    • 7pm: Back to School Glow Zumba Pop-Up Master Class with Libby at Reform Pilates (fitness/health/wellness): Join us for an hour and a half glow master class with Licensed Zumba Instructor Libby Daugherty! Wear white or neon to glow. Bring lots of water. $15 admission. Purchase tickets: HERE.
    • 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).
    • 7:30pm: Big Bang Theory Trivia! at Mr. Brew’s Taphouse (games): You asked for it…some come nerd out to everyone’s favorite nerds of Big Bang Theory Trivia!
    • 8pm: Bluegrass on the Patio at J. Render’s Southern Table & Bar (food/music): Join us for Bluegrass Music featuring 27 South on the patio (weather permitting) at J. Render’s!
    • 8:30pm: Mayeux & Broussard with Garrett T. Capps – Free Show at Willie’s Locally Known (music): Live music! See details: HERE.
    • 9pm: The Atlas Moth // Weed Demon // Helicoid at The Green Lantern (music): Live music! Tickets available: HERE.

     

    Tuesday, September 25

    • 8am: Join our Scarecrow Parade at The Arboteum (kid friendly): The Arboretum is gearing up for our fall festivities and we need your help decorating. We are looking for whimsical and fun garden themed scarecrows. It’s FREE and everyone is encouraged to enter. More details: HERE(Recurring everyday until October 31).
    • 10am: Pre-K Art Day at The Living Arts and Science Center (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. More details: HERE(Recurring every Tuesday until March 26, 2019).
    • 10:30am: Gentle Yoga at Centered (fitness/health): This weekly gentle yoga class with Lauren Higdon integrates restorative yoga, breathing techniques, meditation and wellness tips for all ages and levels of physical condition. Classes may include chair yoga, restorative, yin yoga, tai chi and more. Perfect for beginners as well as experienced yogis! 100% donation based — a $5 minimum donation is suggested. (Every Friday and Tuesday until November 9).
    • 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. More details: HERE(Every Tuesday until December 18).
    • 5pm: East End Fresh Stop Market at The Lyric Theater & Cultural Arts Center (food): The East End of Lexington is delighted to begin its 3rd season as a Fresh Stop Market (Every Tuesday until October 9).
    • 5pm: Through the Eyes of Children Opening Reception at The Living Arts and Science Center (art): Initiated by Lower School art teacher Georgia Henkel, Through the Eyes of Children is an art exchange with students at Riera Studio in Havana, Cuba and Sayre’s Lower School. Riera Studio is Cuba’s primary resource for artists with disabilities. Sayre students participated in the first art exchange in 2015 with children at the Casa de Cultura in Baracoa, Cuba. This exchange is just one of many ways Sayre School collaborates creatively with other students nationally and internationally. The exhibit will be held at the Living Arts & Science Center from September 21-November 24, 2018 and also in February and March in Havana, Cuba.
    • 5:30pm: Margaritas & Manicures at Walker’s of Lexington (alcohol): Join us at Walker’s! Only $10.00 for a margarita and a manicure! Subsequent margaritas for $5.00 (Every Tuesday until October 30).
    • 5:30pm: Lexington Podcasters at Whiskey Bear (networking): Lexington Podcasters is a monthly meetup group that helps connect people interested in podcasting, blogging, social networking, and new media to learn, share, and grow their podcasting skills. This meetup group is meant for people who create (or are interested in creating) interesting, innovative and oftentimes thought provoking podcasts. More details: HERE.
    • 6pm: Mad Potter at Pivot Brewing (art/crafts): Mad Potter is back just in time for football season! Paint a football-themed trivet – or let your creative juices flow in whichever direction you like. Your ticket gets you a ceramic trivet, paints, and all the tools you need, plus a Pivot Brewing cider or beer*. Unleash your inner Picasso! Tickets available: HERE.
    • 6pm: Totally Tubular Tuesday Ride at Bicycle Face (health/fitness): A fast ride with smooth a pace line. The goal of this ride is to provide an opportunity for all ability levels to improve speed and skill by riding at a high tempo in a tight group. All riders WILL ride together until we get out of town and there will be plenty opportunities for regrouping. Beers to follow naturally. (Every Tuesday until November 6 at 6pm).
    • 6:30pm: Yoga at The Burl (free): Come get centered with with Christina Morales at The Burl for Happy Hour Yoga.
    • 7pm: Trivia Night with Lane of Roses at Daily Offerings Coffee Roastery (games): Grab your friends and join Lane of Roses for a fun night of Trivia! Compete with your table for a chance to win prizes, and play board games or card games in the mean time. You don’t want to miss it!
    • 7pm: Hofbräuhaus Oktoberfest Beer Dinner at Hop Cat (food/alcohol): It’s Oktoberfest which means its time to pay homage to those timeless German beers! That’s why we partnered up with the Haus for this beer dinner. That’s right, we’ll be pouring five classic Hof Bräu Haus beers with four carefully paired dishes. Menu and tickets available: HERE.
    • 7pm: No Excuses Voter Registration at Pivot Brewing (cause): Who should vote? YOU – and everyone you know (who is at least 18 years old). There are NO EXCUSES not to vote, which is why we’re working with The Skimm to make sure you’re registered and ready to go. Get happy hour prices for the duration of the event. Drag your friends, your family, and random people off the street in here and REGISTER TO VOTE!
    • 8pm: Tuesday Night Live Team Trivia at The Bear and the Butcher (games): Live team trivia. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place, and best team name. We’re 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). (Every Tuesday until November 13).

    Wednesday, September 26, 2018

    • 8am: Join our Scarecrow Parade at The Arboteum (kid friendly): The Arboretum is gearing up for our fall festivities and we need your help decorating. We are looking for whimsical and fun garden themed scarecrows. It’s FREE and everyone is encouraged to enter. More details: HERE(Recurring everyday until October 31).
    • 4pm: Farmer’s Market at The Summit at Fritz Farm (food): Lettuce turnip the beet. Join us in partnership with the Lexington Farmers Market for food and fun! Every Wednesday evening from 4 – 7 pm we will host the Lexington Farmer’s Market outside of Honeywood. Support local as you nosh on samples, enjoy live music, and sip & stroll with a craft cocktail or cold brew! (Every Wednesday until September 26).
    • 4pm: Oktoberfest in the Garden at Kentucky Native Cafe (food/alcohol): Oktoberfest under the trees with live music, giant pretzels, and extra beer taps. Live music will start at 6:00 and headliners will start at 7:30pm. More details: HERE.
    • 5pm: Ciders and Catan at Pivot Brewing (games): Drop in for a game of Catan on Wednesdays all semester long. Whether you just need to get out of the house or desperately need a study break, this game is the perfect distraction. Be sure to get in plenty of practice, as there will be a winner-take-all tournament in December (Every Wednesday until December 12).
    • 7pm: Trivia Night at The Barn (games): Join everyone 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 y’all Wednesday nights at The Barn! (Every Wednesday until November 14 at 7pm).
    • 7pm: Trivia Night at Crust (games): Come join us at this awesome pizza place in a stylish restaurant in Lexington. This show is unique, each Wednesday we will include pizza and cooking questions in a “Crust Culinary Question” section. We are really looking forward to this one! (Every Wednesday until December 19).
    • 8pm: Live Music at Parlay Social (music): Live music! (Every Wednesday until December 19).

     

    Thursday, September 27, 2018

    • 8am: Join our Scarecrow Parade at The Arboteum (kid friendly): The Arboretum is gearing up for our fall festivities and we need your help decorating. We are looking for whimsical and fun garden themed scarecrows. It’s FREE and everyone is encouraged to enter. More details: HERE(Recurring everyday until October 31).
    • 4:30pm: Legacy Reserve One Year Anniversary at Legacy Reserve at Fritz Farm (food/music): Legacy Reserve would love to invite you to celebrate our 1st Anniversary! Sample the menus from three of our dining venues. Back by popular demand is The Usual Suspects Band! Enjoy music, food and fellowship and tour the unique amenities offered at Legacy Reserve!
    • 5pm: Thursday Night Live at Cheapside Park: Get downtown every Thursday! Join thousands of your closest friends for live music, local food and beverage vendors, and the hottest party in town. The event takes place each week at the Fifth Third Bank Pavilion at Cheapside Park. This event is rain or shine! (Every Thursday until October 11).
    • 5pm: Woodhill Fresh Stop Market at Woodhill Community Center (food): Fresh Stop Markets are “pop up” farm-fresh food markets set up at local churches and community centers in fresh food insecure neighborhoods. The food has been paid for in advance so that farmers don’t face the same degree of risk as they do with a standard farmers’ market. People in the community describe Fresh Stop Markets as welcoming and happy—like a family reunion where all five senses are engaged and there is lots of laughter, food and fun! Fresh Stop Markets are open to everyone and created, led, and sustained by community leaders. (Every Thursday until October 11).
    • 6pm: Thursday Trivia at The Summit! (games): Thursday Live Team Trivia at The Barn Door Tap Room inside Whole Foods Market. Join Local Trivia Action for free team trivia with prizes and fun. (Every Thursday until October 4).
    • 6pm: Rock House & Broomwagon Bikes & Brews at Rock House Brewing (fitness/health): Our weekly social cycling club with Broomwagon Coffee + Bikes. Go for a ride. Come back and enjoy a pint. (Every Thursday until December 27).
    • 6:30pm: Yoga at Ethereal Brewing (fitness/health): Join us every Thursday this month from 6:30 to 7:30 for yoga with Yoginiliv on the patio or in our back room! The yoga is free, but tips are appreciated. (Every Thursday until September 27).
    • 6:30pm: Azur Presents: A Tribute to Miss Marie Sichko at Azur (food/cause): Azur Restaurant and Patio, working closely with Father Jim Sichko, has developed a menu centered upon Miss Marie’s Spaghetti Sauce, named after Jim’s late mother. In a generous gesture, Father Jim will donate a portion of the proceeds to the East Texas Hospice and the Lexington Catholic Diocese, and Azur will be donating a backpack to FEED for every person in attendance.
    • 6:30pm: Thursday’s Great Pumpkin! Pick Your Project at Board and Brush Lexington (art/crafts/class): Come and make a beautiful wooden sign for your home! Pick any sign from our gallery of over 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!
    • 6:30pm: Pumpkin Patch (Painting) at Michael’s – Hamburg (arts/craft/class): In this 2-hour beginner class you will master classic painting techniques with step-by-step instructions demonstrated by your certified Grumbacher instructor to create sunny fall landscape painting. More details: HERE and purchase tickets: HERE.
    • 7pm: Town Branch Bourbon: Sherry Cask Release at Parlay Social (alcohol): Join us at Parlay Social for the release of Town Branch Distillery’s first ever barrel-finished expression, Town Branch Bourbon: Sherry Cask Finished. What’s happening at the release: Featured flight of Town Branch expressions $10. Meet and greet with Town Branch Master Distiller Mark Coffman.
    • 7pm: Red NOT Chili Peppers at Manchester Music Hall (music): Live music!
    • 7pm: Monthly Wine Tasting Dinners at Sutton’s Restaurant (food): The last Thursday of every month you can taste 4 different wine pairings with 4 courses we choose from outside our normal offerings. $50 per person.
    • 8pm: CharitA-OKe at Whiskey Bear (cause/music): Lexington Habitat and The Lyric are going voice to voice! Come cheer us on during our karaoke competition and help us take home money for our cause. Audience members are invited to sing along and vote for the local nonprofit of their choice with $1 bills during the show!
    • 8:30pm: Carolina Story at Willie’s Locally Known (music): Carolina Story never said no to a gig. A bar, a church, a theater, a nursing home: the duo––made up of husband and wife Ben and Emily Roberts––crisscrossed the country for a decade, building a sprawling grassroots fanbase enamored with the pair’s smart, self-penned, harmony-laden Americana. Today, their new album Lay Your Head Down is a highly anticipated full-length debut on Black River. They’ve graced the Grand Ole Opry stage many times, won over critics, and inked a record deal.
    • 9pm: Matthew Taylor at Tin Roof (music): Warming up for local Kaleb Hensley. Live music!
    • 9pm: Roanoke / The Harmaleighs at The Burl (music): Live music!

     

    Have a good week, and be sure to share this post, so the word can get out about what’s going in Lexington this week!

    Whitney S.

    I’m Whitney, the founder of Fabulous in Fayette, and I’m a Proud Kentuckian, who is in love with her city of Lexington. I’m dedicated in sharing what our city and has to offer to locals, and whoever may visit in the future. I showcase numerous events, local businesses and restaurants, as well as bourbon. Every Friday, I post a list of over 100 things to do in Lexington for the upcoming week, so everyone can know what’s going on and have a chance to get out and explore Lexington.