Things to Do in Lexington, Kentucky: The Week of January 25-31. 2019

January 25, 2019

Things to Do in Lexington, Kentucky: The Week of January 25-31. 2019

January 25, 2019

Looking for something to do in Lexington , Kentucky in January 2019? #sharethelex #lexingtonky #visitlex #kentucky #travelky #betterinthebluegrass #lexingtonkentucky #betterinthebluegrass

It’s Friday again!! So, here is another list of some upcoming events and activities coming up in Lexington this weekend and the upcoming week!

I hope this gives y’all some ideas on things to do!

Things to Do in Lexington, Kentucky: The Week of January 25-31. 2019

Friday, January 25, 2019 

  • 9am: Where the Wild Things Are – Maurice Sendak Art Exhibit at Lexington Public Library – Downtown (art): View fifty original artworks created by Maurice Sendak, including his first sketches for Where the Wild Things Are. Explore the jungle at the Central Library, rock in Max’s boat, win prizes in their digital scavenger hunt, dress the Night Kitchen Baby, and more!  Over thirty events will be held at the library and its branches, and its partners throughout the Bluegrass region. Fun for monsters of all ages! This exhibit has toured the country and is the first showing of its kind in our region. More details: HERE (Recurring everyday until January 27).
  • 10am: Prehistoric Process Art Party! at Create art + play studio (art/crafts): Join for a roaring good time exploring different art materials! Dinosaur stomp through paint, make fossils, decorate T-Rex masks, and more! This class is designed for children ages 18 months – 5 and their caregivers. During this class, you will explore materials, art processes, sensory experiences. Art and play intersect helping children make new discoveries and new friends. $15. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 10am: Discovery Saturday + Family Workshops (kid friendly): Discover something new at Discovery Saturdays. More details: HERE.
  • 11am: Toys For Tots Drive – Extended at Country Boy Brewing (cause): Help support Toys for Tots! They are EXTENDING the toy drive through JANUARY 31! Bring your donated toys the taproom and drop in the Toys for Tots bin. There will be drops at both taprooms! (Recurring everyday until February 1).
  • 4pm: $5 Happy Hour: Buffalo Trace Bourbon VS. BHG Private Selection at OBC Kitchen (alcohol): You’re invited to OBC Kitchen for a unique $5 Happy Hour Friday, January 25 from 4-6pm. You can try BHG’s Private Selection Buffalo Trace Bourbon Whiskey versus the original Buffalo Trace Bourbon Whiskey for just $5 each!
  • 4pm: Friday Paint Explorers at Cut and Paste Craft Studio (art/crafts):
    Come out for the After School Art Club as they explore different paint techniques this winter.
  • 5pm: Community Night Celebrating Kids! at Taziki’s Medditeranan Cafe (kid friendly/food): They will have live music from 5-7pm, $2 Beers, Half Price Bottles of Wine, and a $5 Gyro Bar and $5 Signature Pasta Bar from 5-9pm!
  • 5pm: Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. – Pint Night at Liquor Barn – Beaumont (alcohol): Come out for pint night featuring Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.! They will have their Chocolate Chipotle Stout and Sierraveza on tap! You will also have a chance to win a Sierra Nevada Snowboard!
  • 5pm: Goodwood Brewing Company – Pint Night at Liquor Barn – Hamburg (alcohol): Come out for this pint night featuring Goodwood Brewing Company!
  • 6pm: Black Light Painting + Pizza Party! at Create art + play studio: Paint with the lights out! Join us for an exciting glow in the dark painting party. Each artist will be provided with 16″ x 20″ canvas and guided instruction on how to create their own glowing masterpiece. Pizza will be provided. Don’t forget to wear neon! For ages 5 and up. $30.
  • 6pm: Mike Archer at Ranada’s Bistro and Bar (music): Live music!
  • 6pm: Hopslam 2019 Release/Tapping at Mr. Brews Taphouse (alcohol): Alcohol!
  • 6pm: January Art Reception at Lussi Brown Coffee Bar (art): Friday, January 25th, meet and chat with January artist Megan Broughton. Come grab a drink, purchase a piece, enjoy complimentary snacks, and discuss her work!
  • 6:30pm: Hello Friday! Pick Your Project at Board and Brush Lexington (art/crafts): Come and make a beautiful wooden sign for your home! Pick any sign from our gallery of over 200+ designs and they can 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! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 6:30pm: Silver Sprint Roller Race Series at Bicycle Face: Come in and get rowdy every other Friday this Winter and shake off the winter blues. We will have heads up Silver Sprint Races!! Come in and join the tournament with awesome prizes for the winners at the end of the series or just come in and call out you friends or a rival bike shop employee. $1 off drafts for anyone participating that evening.
  • 7pm: Harry Potter Trivia! at SEC Pub (games): Trivia night!
  • 7pm: BB&T Bundle Up with Bourbon and Blues at Limestone Hall (alcohol/cause): Join the BB&T Bundle Up with Bourbon and Blues at Limestone Hall in downtown Lexington’s Historic Courthouse on January 25, 2019. The event will benefit the patients and families served by Bluegrass Hospice Care. Heavy hors d’oeuvres by Selma’s Catering and Events, bourbon workshops, live music by Jordan English band, mystery boxes and more! Cash bar also available. More details: HERE. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7pm: Tiffaney Nesbeth at Cellar Bar & Grille (music): Live music!
  • 7pm: Derek Spencer Live at J. Renders’ Southern Table & Bar (music): Live music!
  • 7pm: Let’s Celebrate National Irish Coffee at Painting With a Twist (art): Don’t Be a Square… Let’s Celebrate National Irish Coffee Together with this Fun New Art on our 12X12 Square Canvases for only $30 a Guest! The squares are the perfect size to display anywhere. Join Ashley for this Fun New Class on Friday, January 25th from 7-9 pm!
  • 7pm: It’s Your Night at the Museum at Explorium of Lexington (cause): An evening of fun for the grown ups! Enjoy the exhibits, upscale carnival food, open bar (beer, wine, bourbon), and fun activities including a henna artist, magician, photo booth, maze, tarot card reader, trivia contest, art project, and pop a shot. Tickets are $75; $60 for 35 and younger. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7pm: Seussical the Musical at the LaFayette High School Theatre: Tickets are $10 for students/seniors, $15 for adults. You may purchase general admission tickets at the door. Or order online for preferred seating. Tickets available: HERE (Also, on January 27 at 10am, 2pm, and 7pm).
  • 7pm: Marble Creek Rangers at Elkhorn Tavern (music): Live music!
  • 7pm: Team Trivia Friday at Broomwagon Coffee + Bikes (games): Free trivia with prizes to be won!
  • 7pm: Friday Night with Adairs Run at Austin City Saloon (music): Adairs Run is a Nashville based country rock duo with a fiery edge. The band was recently featured in USA networks new music series Real Country with Shania Twain, Jake Owen and Travis Tritt.
  • 7:15pm: Todd McComas at Comedy Off Broadway (comedy): Todd McComas is a Co-host on the popular podcast The Pat McAfee Show. He’s appeared on FOX, TrueTV, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, and you’ve heard him on the nationally syndicated “Bob & Tom Show.” Tickets available: HERE(Also, on January 25 at 9:45pm, January 26 at 7:15pm and 9:45pm, and January 27 at 7:15pm).
  • 8pm: Nights at the Algonquin Round Table at the Lexington Community Theatre: In the era of Flappers, Prohibition and Hot Jazz, the members of the Algonquin Round Table set the standard for a new kind of irreverent cultural comedy. Enter the new kid, determined to make a name for himself as a journalist by impressing the funniest and most famous writers on Broadway. It will take more than a sharp tongue to triumph in a battle of wits with notorious wise-crackers Dorothy Parker, Robert Benchley and George S. Kaufman. Tickets available: HERE(Also, on January 26 at 8pm and January 27 at 2:30pm).
  • 8pm: Jim Beam Cocktail Competition at Bluegrass Tavern (alcohol): The Jim Beam Cocktail Competition is back! Join us as the “Boys of BGT” face-off vs. “The Jim Beam Goddess”, Beth Burrows, in the ultimate cocktail showdown. This will be a battle to the death and they need your help choosing the winner.
  • 8pm: Sydney Adams at Twisted Cork (music): Live music!
  • 8:30pm: King’s Ransom at Backstretch Sports Bar and Grill (music): This great band returns to rock the house again! Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to rock the night away! NO COVER CHARGE!
  • 9pm: Marlin McKay at Creaux (music): Marlin has relished in national and international acclaim having recently placed, First Runner Up, in the National Trumpet Competition Jazz Division, and has also been a participant in the prestigious jazz residencies of the Betty Carter Jazz Ahead program, as well as, the Stean’s Institute for Young Artists, located in Washington D.C. and Ravinia Illinois respectively.
  • 9pm: Sorry Atari at Banners (music): Live music!
  • 9pm: Mercy Bell//Michael Tyree//Blake Hester//Fighting Futures at Best Friend Bar (music): Live music!
  • 9pm: Wicked Peace/Hiking/Indigo Storm at Al’s Bar in Lexington (music): Live music!
  • 9pm: Wayne Hancock at The Burl (music): Live music! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 9:45pm: Todd McComas at Comedy Off Broadway (comedy): Todd McComas is a Co-host on the popular podcast The Pat McAfee Show. He’s appeared on FOX, TrueTV, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, and you’ve heard him on the nationally syndicated “Bob & Tom Show.” Tickets available: HERE(Also, on January 26 at 7:15pm and 9:45pm, and January 27 at 7:15pm).
  • 10pm: The Tim Talbert Project at Red Mile (music): Live music!
  • 10pm: Brett Horton & Friends Bluegrass Jam at Henry Clay’s Public House (music): Live enrertainment showcasing Brett Horton and local talent performing fusion of progressive Bluegrass, Classic Country,Folk, & Americana in an intimate and casual tavern atmosphere. There is no cover charge.
  • 10pm: Andrew Scotchie & the River Rats at Best Friend Bar (music): Andrew Scotchie & the River Rats formed in Asheville NC as a street busking project in late 2011. Revered for their high energy live shows, dynamic musicianship & Scotchie’s larger than life stage presence, the band has continued to craft their hard driving style of rock n roll and are dedicated to building their musical family. Recently voted the # 1 rock n roll band in Western NC by Mountain Xpress Magazine Readers. The bands latest studio album “Family Dynamo” marks a new level of lyrical maturity and proves to be the best demonstration of their eclectic blend rock n roll, funk, blues and soul.
  • 10pm: Brett Horton & Friends Bluegrass Jam (music): Live music!
  • 10:30pm: Pub Night with Joel at Henry Clay’s Public House (music): Live music!

 

Saturday, January 26, 2019

  • 9am: Where the Wild Things Are – Maurice Sendak Art Exhibit at Lexington Public Library – Downtown (art): View fifty original artworks created by Maurice Sendak, including his first sketches for Where the Wild Things Are. Explore the jungle at the Central Library, rock in Max’s boat, win prizes in their digital scavenger hunt, dress the Night Kitchen Baby, and more!  Over thirty events will be held at the library and its branches, and its partners throughout the Bluegrass region. Fun for monsters of all ages! This exhibit has toured the country and is the first showing of its kind in our region. More details: HERE (Recurring everyday until January 27).
  • 9am: Sweat Series at The Summit at Fritz Farm (health/fitness/wellness): Come out for a FREE workout class each month! Enjoy complimentary broth & samples from CoreLife Eatery & great discounts for participants! Classes will be held in Water + Oak Outdoor Company & types of classes will be added soon! Happy healthy 2019 y’all!
  • 10am: Seussical the Musical at the LaFayette High School Theatre: Tickets are $10 for students/seniors, $15 for adults. You may purchase general admission tickets at the door. Or order online for preferred seating. Tickets available: HERE (Also, on January 26 at 2pm, and 7pm).
  • 10am: 5 Year Anniversary Party! at Pet Wants Lex (party): Pet Wants is so very honored to supply Lexington with freshly made, high quality pet products. Over the years we have come to call our furry neighbors family, and can’t wait to see what the future holds for our little store. Help celebrate their halfway point to a decade of service Saturday January 26th. More details: HERE.
  • 10:30am: Lazy Saturday Yoga at Soulrebelex Bodycare & Studio (health/fitness/wellness): This grounding, restorative class is rooted with breathwork, a gentle slow flow & guided meditation.
  • 10am: Chocolate Holler’s 2-Year Anniversary at Chocolate Holler (party): They’ll have lots of fun things going on throughout the day, including giveaways, games, food and lots of shenanigans!
  • 11am: Adoption Event at Pet Valu (cause): Come see the adorable, adoptable dogs in need of loving, forever homes!
  • 11am: Toys For Tots Drive – Extended at Country Boy Brewing (cause): Help support Toys for Tots! They are EXTENDING the toy drive through JANUARY 31! Bring your donated toys the taproom and drop in the Toys for Tots bin. There will be drops at both taprooms! (Recurring everyday until February 1).
  • 11am: The Cosmic Cure – Local Author Storytime at Joseph-Beth Booksellers: Join in celebration: “The Cosmic Cure” is a nostalgic Intergalactic adventure between Ava and her partner in crime, Charlie, navigating the galaxy to recovery together. It is a heart warming tale touching on the trials and perils of pediatric cancer, a story filled with determination, perseverance, and triumphs.
  • 11am: Rapunzel at Lexington Children’s Theatre: This is a story about a girl and her Nan. The girl’s name is Rapunzel, and she likes painting with every color imaginable, watching the birds fly down to the seashore, and singing her Nan’s old lullaby. But as Rapunzel grows older and older, and her hair grows longer and longer, her curiosity grows bigger and BIGGER as she wonders what lies behind the distant horizon. Join us once upon a time and once upon a place in this re-telling of a classic fairy tale that celebrates life’s little adventures, the magic of growing up, and the strong love of family. Tickets available: HERE(Also, on January 26 at 2pm and 7pm, January 27 at 2pm and 4:30pm)
  • 12pm: The Wild Fig Valentine’s Day Pop Up Market at Wild Fig (shopping): Come join a select group of vendors at the Wild Fig on January 26 from noon till 6pm. Meet small local KY businesses, get great products, have fun! With food, drinks and books, great conversations be ready to make an afternoon of shopping and spending time with local friends and neighbors. Support small businesses and your local co-op worker community!
  • 12pm: Sixth for a Cause with Friends of Lexington Public Library at West Sixth Brewing (cause): As with each Sixth for a Cause, West Sixth donates 6% of total sales for the day to a great non-profit partner. Part of our mission at West Sixth is to have a positive impact on the communities we live, work and drink in. Sixth for a Cause is a way we can support non-profit organizations and community building with our time and money. More details: HERE.
  • 12pm: Baba Yaga Release at Ethereal Brewing (alcohol): They couldn’t decide if they wanted to bring back the Chocolate Sea Salt Baba Yaga or the Mayan Chocolate Baba Yaga…so they brought back both. That means they’ll have a total of SIX Baba Yaga variants for you to enjoy.
  • 12pm: Wood Carving With Kiptoo Tarus at Wild Fig Books: The Ingenia Club is a network group for young (9-17), creative minds who come to socialize, have fun, share their ideas, and receive feedback and guidance. FREE EVENT.
  • 1pm: Cozy Winter Petting Zoo & Hot Chocolate Party at Lexington Public Library – Main Street: Come out to the Cozy Winter Party at the Central Library! They’ll have a petting zoo with animals from Honey Hill Farm and a Hot Chocolate Bar outside the library, and inside, we’ll have cozy crafts and games on the first floor.
  • 1pm: Everyday Mindfulness at Centered (wellness): This workshop is open to anyone, regardless of experience. Whether you’re a beginner or a veteran, they’ll cover everything you need to start, sustain, and expand a rewarding meditation regimen. And, seriously, they’re going to try to have some fun, too. Meditation doesn’t need to be a grind, something you just knuckle down and get through, like dental surgery. We can cultivate an open, friendly attitude toward it and enjoy it for its own sake. More details: HERE.
  • 2pm: Seussical the Musical at the LaFayette High School Theatre: Tickets are $10 for students/seniors, $15 for adults. You may purchase general admission tickets at the door. Or order online for preferred seating. Tickets available: HERE (Also, on January 26 at 7pm).
  • 2pm: Rapunzel at Lexington Children’s Theatre: This is a story about a girl and her Nan. The girl’s name is Rapunzel, and she likes painting with every color imaginable, watching the birds fly down to the seashore, and singing her Nan’s old lullaby. But as Rapunzel grows older and older, and her hair grows longer and longer, her curiosity grows bigger and BIGGER as she wonders what lies behind the distant horizon. Join us once upon a time and once upon a place in this re-telling of a classic fairy tale that celebrates life’s little adventures, the magic of growing up, and the strong love of family. Tickets available: HERE(Also, on January 26 at 7pm, January 27 at 2pm and 4:30pm)
  • 3pm: Wildfire Book Club at Wildfire Yoga: Join them for their Book Club featuring “Edge of Wonder.”
  • 4pm: Bomar & Ritter at Talon Winery (alcohol): Returning to Lexington after a year’s absence!
  • 5pm: Park and a Pint at Lexington Brewing & Distilling at Kentucky Ale (alcohol): They’ve got you covered for parking for the home games at Rupp! You can park at their brewery and distillery parking lot and grab a pint before the game! Their lot will be open two hours before tip-off and will be closed to new cars 10 minutes before tip-off. $10 per car. Spots guaranteed for the first 25 cars. Those 21+ will receive a “parking pint” of beer with valid ID (Also, on February 5, February 12, February 16, and February 26).
  • 5pm: Flashback Saturday! Pick Your Project at Board and Brush Lexington (art/crafts): 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! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 6pm: Kentucky Wildcats Men’s Basketball vs. University of Kansas Jayhawks Men’s Basketball at Rupp Arena (sports): All patrons require a ticket, regardless of age. Ticket limits may change prior to the on sale. If accessible seating is sold out, please contact the UK Ticket Office at (800) 928-2287 during ticket office hours of 9 AM to 4 PM ET. Resale tickets are available from other fans and prices are determined by the seller, not the University of Kentucky. Additional inventory from the student allotment may be released at a later date. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 6pm: Owl Prowl at Raven Run Sanctuary (outdoors): Join Raven Run naturalists for an after-hours evening owl prowl. Expect to hike some of the trails (moderate inclines and distances), looking and listening for and attempting to call in Eastern Screech (and other) owls. It will be less than a week after the full moon so visibility should be good, but you might want to bring a flashlight just in case there’s cloud cover. This program is mostly outdoors; dress for the weather. Meet at the visitor center. Must preregister by calling (859) 272-6105.
  • 6pm: Kentucky Mountain Moonshine Tasting at Liquor Barn – Hamburg (alcohol): Come get some samples!
  • 6pm: Wildcat Watch Party at Whiskey Bear (sports): It’s Game Day and we’re ready to cheer on the CATS.
  • 7pm: Paper Moon at Ranada’s Bistro and Bar (music): Live music!
  • 7pm: Seussical the Musical at the LaFayette High School Theatre: Tickets are $10 for students/seniors, $15 for adults. You may purchase general admission tickets at the door. Or order online for preferred seating. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7pm: Rapunzel at Lexington Children’s Theatre: This is a story about a girl and her Nan. The girl’s name is Rapunzel, and she likes painting with every color imaginable, watching the birds fly down to the seashore, and singing her Nan’s old lullaby. But as Rapunzel grows older and older, and her hair grows longer and longer, her curiosity grows bigger and BIGGER as she wonders what lies behind the distant horizon. Join us once upon a time and once upon a place in this re-telling of a classic fairy tale that celebrates life’s little adventures, the magic of growing up, and the strong love of family. Tickets available: HERE(Also, on January 27 at 2pm and 4:30pm)
  • 7pm: Trivia Night at Good Foods (games): Come out Saturday nights in our cafe as they 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.
  • 7pm: Adult Craft Night: Modern Barn Quilt at Create art + Craft Studio (art/crafts): Barn quilts aren’t just for barns. You can display our barn blocks on your garage, shed, chicken coop, fence, front porch or patio. They look great indoors too. During this workshop, you’ll paint a mini barn quilt on 12″ x 12″ wood panel. Customize your barn quilt by choosing your own design and colors. All supplies and instruction are included. You only need to bring your hands, and your choice of drink! Snacks are also welcome. $30. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7pm: Men About Town at Red Light Kitchen and Lounge (music): Live music!
  • 7pm: Riley Green at Manchester Music Hall (music): Riley Green reflects on the experiences of a young Southern man trying to find his place in the world. This Alabama man is one of the top rising country singers in 2019! You won’t want to miss out on this concert! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7:15pm: Todd McComas at Comedy Off Broadway (comedy): Todd McComas is a Co-host on the popular podcast The Pat McAfee Show. He’s appeared on FOX, TrueTV, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, and you’ve heard him on the nationally syndicated “Bob & Tom Show.” Tickets available: HERE(Also, on January 26 at 9:45pm, and January 27 at 7:15pm).
  • 8pm: Jericho Woods at Austin City Saloon (music): Live music!
  • 8pm: GLOW at Sky Zone Lexington (party): The lights go off and the night goes off. Let’s GLOW! 3 hours of elevated night life every Saturday 8pm-11pm. Live DJ, Black Lights, Lasers- We’re Different After Dark. Two 90 min sessions or full 3 hour session available. Session 1 is 8pm-9:30pm. Session 2 is 9:30pm-11pm. Full Session 8pm-11pm. All jumpers must wear GLOW, neon or white shirt and everyone who enters the building must have a waiver on file. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 8pm: Nights at the Algonquin Round Table at the Lexington Community Theatre: In the era of Flappers, Prohibition and Hot Jazz, the members of the Algonquin Round Table set the standard for a new kind of irreverent cultural comedy. Enter the new kid, determined to make a name for himself as a journalist by impressing the funniest and most famous writers on Broadway. It will take more than a sharp tongue to triumph in a battle of wits with notorious wise-crackers Dorothy Parker, Robert Benchley and George S. Kaufman. Tickets available: HERE(Also, on January 27 at 2:30pm).
  • 9pm: Hollerwood presents Art Comedy Show! at Rock House Brewing: Presented by Hollerwood Productions. Musical guest, Will Solomon. Art by Brett Bentley of Bentleymade. Hosted by Kristofer Bentley & Chase Fairchild. Stand-up and Skits featuring Chris Hurst & more!
  • 9pm: Smooth Hound Smith with The Brother Brothers at The Burl (music): Live music! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 9pm: Hi-5 at Parlay Social (music): Live music!
  • 9pm: Encore of Lexington at O’Neill’s (music): Live music!
  • 9pm: Maestro J, Jazz Violinist at Creaux (music): Maestro J is one of the most celebrated contemporary jazz violinists of his era. His restless curiosity, passion, energy and multi-faceted musical interests have earned him the title of “The Blazin’ Violinist.”
  • 9pm: Big Maracas at Al’s Bar of Lexington (music): Live music!
  • 9pm: Tyler Moore Band at Tin Roof (music): Live music!
  • 9:45pm: Todd McComas at Comedy Off Broadway (comedy): Todd McComas is a Co-host on the popular podcast The Pat McAfee Show. He’s appeared on FOX, TrueTV, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, and you’ve heard him on the nationally syndicated “Bob & Tom Show.” Tickets available: HERE(Also, on January 27 at 7:15pm).

 

Sunday, January 27, 2019

  • 8:30am: Jacobson Park Bird Walk at Jacobson Park (outdoors): Join CKAS for a bird walk at Jacobson Park. Meet at the outer parking lot of Lakeside Golf Course at 8:30am. More details: HERE.
  • 9am: Where the Wild Things Are – Maurice Sendak Art Exhibit at Lexington Public Library – Downtown (art): View fifty original artworks created by Maurice Sendak, including his first sketches for Where the Wild Things Are. Explore the jungle at the Central Library, rock in Max’s boat, win prizes in their digital scavenger hunt, dress the Night Kitchen Baby, and more!  Over thirty events will be held at the library and its branches, and its partners throughout the Bluegrass region. Fun for monsters of all ages! This exhibit has toured the country and is the first showing of its kind in our region. More details: HERE (Recurring everyday until January 27).
  • 9:30am: Winter Wonderland Pajama Party: Kids Yoga Class at Barefoot Yoga (fitness/health/wellness/kid friendly): Kids are invited to wear their “jammies” and join the Winter Wonderland Kids Yoga class on January 27, 2019 from 9:30am to 10:15am. Ages 4 to 8. $15.
  • 10am: Yoga with Art at 21c Museum Hotel Lexington (health/fitness/wellness): Find your inner peace at the 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.
  • 11am: Toys For Tots Drive – Extended at Country Boy Brewing (cause): Help support Toys for Tots! They are EXTENDING the toy drive through JANUARY 31! Bring your donated toys the taproom and drop in the Toys for Tots bin. There will be drops at both taprooms! (Recurring everyday until February 1).
  • 11am: Community Yoga at the Brakepad (health/fitness/wellness): Join Christina Morales and Broom Wagon coffee for a community donation based class 11am every Sunday! Bring your friends, mat, towel and water!
  • 1pm: Paint your own artwork with Tuska at the Red Light Kitchen and Lounge (art/crafts): Seth Tuska Is bringing in all the goodies for you to make a little history Eat Drink and paint!!!
  • 1pm: Yoga on the Platform | Lisa Shaw from Barefoot Works at Joseph-Beth Booksellers: Bring your mat and join us for a free beginner’s Yoga Class at Joseph-Beth Booksellers with Lisa Shaw from Barefoot Works!
  • 2pm: Bluegrass Bigfoot at Lexington Public Library: We know the “Wild Things” are imaginary, but what about other legendary monsters? Hear from an expert on Bigfoot in our region, and you decide! While you’re in the Central Library, drop by the gallery for one last look- the “Wild Things” exhibit closes Sunday, January 27!
  • 2pm: Rapunzel at Lexington Children’s Theatre: This is a story about a girl and her Nan. The girl’s name is Rapunzel, and she likes painting with every color imaginable, watching the birds fly down to the seashore, and singing her Nan’s old lullaby. But as Rapunzel grows older and older, and her hair grows longer and longer, her curiosity grows bigger and BIGGER as she wonders what lies behind the distant horizon. Join us once upon a time and once upon a place in this re-telling of a classic fairy tale that celebrates life’s little adventures, the magic of growing up, and the strong love of family. Tickets available: HERE(Also, on January 27 at 4:30pm)
  • 2:30pm: Nights at the Algonquin Round Table at the Lexington Community Theatre: In the era of Flappers, Prohibition and Hot Jazz, the members of the Algonquin Round Table set the standard for a new kind of irreverent cultural comedy. Enter the new kid, determined to make a name for himself as a journalist by impressing the funniest and most famous writers on Broadway. It will take more than a sharp tongue to triumph in a battle of wits with notorious wise-crackers Dorothy Parker, Robert Benchley and George S. Kaufman. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 4pm: Trivia at Banners (games): Come out for the first Sunday trivia show of 2019. Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd places as well as for the best team name!
  • 4pm: Napa Prime Fundraiser at Napa Prime (cause): They will donate 20% of dine-in sales to support our Inclusive Dance Outreach Program- just be sure to show our printed fundraiser flyer. Flyer seen: HERE.
  • 4:30pm: Rapunzel at Lexington Children’s Theatre: This is a story about a girl and her Nan. The girl’s name is Rapunzel, and she likes painting with every color imaginable, watching the birds fly down to the seashore, and singing her Nan’s old lullaby. But as Rapunzel grows older and older, and her hair grows longer and longer, her curiosity grows bigger and BIGGER as she wonders what lies behind the distant horizon. Join us once upon a time and once upon a place in this re-telling of a classic fairy tale that celebrates life’s little adventures, the magic of growing up, and the strong love of family. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 4:30pm: Intro to Whole30 with Dr. Robin Meek at Joseph-Beth Booksellers: Come learn the benefits and basics of the Whole30 program! Dr. Robin Meek from Bluegrass Functional Medicine is hosting a free workshop where she’ll outline what Whole30 is all about!
  • 5pm: Pop Up Dinners at Best Friend Bar (food): Come by and party with some AMAZING food from local & regional chefs during our Pop Up Dinners at BFB this winter and spring! On January 21: Chef Chris Turner is a native of Eastern KY with a decade of restaurant experience. His cooking is influenced by his Appalachian upbringing, using local ingredients to create a modern approach of the cuisine from his childhood (Upcoming dinners: January 28, February 4, February 5, February 17, and February 18. More details: HERE).
  • 5pm: Romantic Comedies and White Wine Spritzers at Arcadium: They’re having Romantic Comedy night at Arcadium! Come enjoy $5 white wine spritzers and laugh and cry with them. Here’s the lineup, starting at 5pm: 10 Things I Hate About You, Must Love Dogs, Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist, Forgetting Sarah Marshall.
  • 6pm: 5th Lexington Music Awards at The Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center: 5th Lexington Music Awards! 30+ categories including Lifetime Achievement, Community Service, Jay Flippin Music Educator Award, Song of the Year, Album of the Year. Amazing musical performances. House band. Hosted by Bill Meck and Angie Beavin of WLEX and more! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 6pm: Paint Your Pet at Painting With a Twist (art/crafts): This Fun Custom Class is Perfect for all you Animal Lovers!! Space is limited however, so do not delay! After you register to ‘Paint your own Pet,’ you must email a headshot photo of your pet to lexington@paintingwithatwist.com. They must receive all photos at least 72 hours before the class. Each pet will be pre-sketched on your canvas prior to class. Please remember that the better the quality of your photo, the better the sketch will be! The way your pet appears in the picture will be the way it will be sketched on your canvas. Only one pet per picture! The day of the event, please bring the same photo in color! Tickets available: HERE (Class offered also on January 27 at 2pm). 
  • 7pm: Goodie Mob with CeeLo Green at Manchester Music Hotel (music): Come see your favorites including CeeLo Green, Big Gipp, Khujo and T-Mo! Goodie Mob’s debut was the Gold-certified album Soul Food in (1995), which was produced by Organized Noize and critically acclaimed. It was on this album that the phrase Dirty South was actually coined. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7pm: Royal Rumble Watch Party at KSR Bar & Grille: They will be showing the popular wrestling PPV event with no cover charge, in addition to Royal Rumble food and drink specials and a chance to win an authentic KSBar Royal Rumble Championship Belt! The first 150 people through the door will draw a number, which will then be assigned to a wrestler in the Royal Rumble (based on the wrestlers’ entry position). If your wrestler survives to win the 30-man Royal Rumble match, you will win the KSBar Royal Rumble Championship belt!
  • 7pm: Horse’s Mouth Storytelling: “Family” at West Sixth Brewing: Six true stories told live. Come enjoy a beer and enjoy stories of brothers, sisters, mothers, and others.
  • 7pm: Fine Lines with Home Grown Head Band and Champs of the Sun at The Burl (music): Like Jagger and Richards, Lennon and McCartney, and peanut butter and jelly, some things combined are better than their individual parts. Fine Lines, one of Nashville’s best new rock ’n’ roll bands, is no different. Comprised of two members of Indiana’s hard rock music scene, and two former members of a prodigious Alabama bar band, Fine Lines converged in Music City to make a sound that is both aggressive and soulful, sweet and sour, sticky and smooth. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7:15pm: Todd McComas at Comedy Off Broadway (comedy): Todd McComas is a Co-host on the popular podcast The Pat McAfee Show. He’s appeared on FOX, TrueTV, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, and you’ve heard him on the nationally syndicated “Bob & Tom Show.” Tickets available: HERE.
  • 8:30pm: Pixar Trivia at Soundbar (games): Pixar Trivia is at Soundbar!! Finding Nemo – Toy Story – Monsters Inc. – The Incredibles – Wall-E and many more! Join us for 5 rounds of Trivia!

 

Monday, January 28, 2019

  • 11am: Toys For Tots Drive – Extended at Country Boy Brewing (cause): Help support Toys for Tots! They are EXTENDING the toy drive through JANUARY 31! Bring your donated toys the taproom and drop in the Toys for Tots bin. There will be drops at both taprooms! (Recurring everyday until February 1).
  • 11am: Dine Out for Dreams at Sedona Taphouse (cause/food): It went so well in November, that the Lexington Dream Factory and Sedona Taphouse are partnering again in January to Dine out for Dreams. Every Monday guests can purchase a $7 8oz Black Angus Flat Iron Steak (regular price $17.90) and $1 will be donated to the Lexington Dream Factory! Eat a great meal and help grant dreams while doing it.
  • 11:30am: Shakti Vinyasa at YOGA at The Massage Center in Dudley Square (fitness/health/wellness): Inspired by Shakti, the divine energy of creation, this class is a powerful blend of breath, meditation, strength building and dynamic vinyasa flow. This class is designed to bring to balance masculine and feminine, strength and surrender. Shakti Vinyasa creates a powerful container (masculine) through intelligent alignment and challenging postures, then allows the divine feminine to flow through breath, grace, and focus. More details: HERE(Recurring Mondays until February 27).
  • 3pm: $5 Burger and Brat Mondays at World Of Beer (food): Every Monday join WOB for $5 Burgers or Brats, with your choice of fries, slaw or tots! Dine in only! (Recurring Mondays until April 30).
  • 4pm: Jester King Special Bottles and Tapping at The Beer Trappe (alcohol): One of their favorite breweries, Jester King, finally has more beer for them! We will have Jester King Demi Tone (Blueberry Sour) on tap and limited bottles of beers available for consumption at the bar. See beers: HERE.
  • 5pm: Pop Up Dinners at Best Friend Bar (food): Come by and party with some AMAZING food from local & regional chefs during our Pop Up Dinners at BFB this winter and spring! On January 21: Chef Chris Turner is a native of Eastern KY with a decade of restaurant experience. His cooking is influenced by his Appalachian upbringing, using local ingredients to create a modern approach of the cuisine from his childhood (Upcoming dinners: February 4, February 5, February 17, and February 18. More details: HERE).
  • 6pm: AnimeLEX at Al’s Bar of Lexington: Welcome to the new anime viewing event at Al’s Bar in Lexington. This bi-weekly event will happen every 2nd and 4th Monday of each month and feature new and classic anime. Catch a new show or start following our continuing series. Drop by and see what’s playing.
  • 6:30pm: Ladies Night on a 10X30 Canvas at Painting With a Twist (art): This event does require a Sketch. When you arrive, the outline will be sketched on your canvases. Feel free to change any of the colors you wish to make it look the most like you! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7pm: Trivia Monday at World of Beer (games): Trivia teams assemble! Or play by yourself. Its your world, they just provide the trivia! Play to win awesome prizes each week! WOB also has $5 burgers and brats! You can’t beat that! (Recurring Mondays until April 29).
  • 7pm: DJ Rice and Friends at J. Render’s Southern Table & Bar (music): DJ Rice is hosting his very own jam session every Monday at J. Render’s. Come on out and hear everything from country to rock to blues and you never know who might be showing up to play with him.(Recurring Mondays until March 25).
  • 7pm: Game of Thrones Trivia at Mirror Twin Brewing Company (games): Trivia is coming…. to Mirror Twin Brewing Company. Smart as Tyrion? Come prove it at Game of Thrones trivia night.
  • 8pm: Trivia Nights at Best Friend Bar (games): Co-hosted by Local Trivia Action and Best Friend Bar. Trivia has fun prizes and is completely free to play! First place, second place, and third place get a prize. It’s at a bar, too, so you can drink, which is a great add on (Recurring Mondays until April 15).

 

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

  • 10am: Pre-K Art Day at The Living Arts and Science Center (art/crafts): 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 until March 26).
  • 10am: Bigfoot for Little People at Lexington Public Library – Main Street (kid friendly): Read Larf by Ashley Spires, build a personalized sasquatch and then play hide and seek to find Bigfoot. All materials provided. Recommended for ages 3-5.
  • 11am: Blu Sol Vegan Pop-Up at Wild Figs Coffee and Books (books): Join Chef Indego for Blu Sol Electric Kitchen’s Vegan Pop-up every Tuesday at The Fig! This Tuesday will be the Avo-Taco Bar with a 3 for $5 special (Recurring every Tuesday until February 26).
  • 11am: Toys For Tots Drive – Extended at Country Boy Brewing (cause): Help support Toys for Tots! They are EXTENDING the toy drive through JANUARY 31! Bring your donated toys the taproom and drop in the Toys for Tots bin. There will be drops at both taprooms! (Recurring everyday until February 1).
  • 4pm: Tuesday Paint Explorers at Cut and Paste Craft Studio (art/crafts): Join for the After School Art Club as we explore different paint techniques this winter.
  • 4pm: Kids Eat Free on Tuesday Nights at Pietana (food): Every Tuesday, bring your family & kids eat free! Kids will receive a Chef Liam’s Favorite small cheese pizza & beverage with each adult purchase. We’ll be playing your favorite cartoons & music videos from 4-6 but serving up pies until 11 pm! Join us weekly for a family-friendly evening! (Recurring Tuesdays until June 11).
  • 4:30pm: Taco Tuesday at Minglewood (food): Join Minglewood every Tuesday for new tacos!! Share 4 for $12 and pitchers of margaritas for $20!! (Recurring Tuesdays until April 30).
  • 5:45pm: Smash at the Burl (games): Come to the Burl for some Smash Ultimate! The last event went great at the Burl and we are now going to bring in the new year with 2 dates in January for Super Smash Bros Ultimate! Casuals start at 5:45pm. Feel free to bring a full setup w/monitor. They have room for about 6-7 extra full setups so first come first serve on space. They will have some extra empty monitors if you have a setup minus a gaming monitor.
  • 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. $15 Drop In (Recurring Tuesdays until October 29).
  • 6pm: Read Around The World: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi at The International Book Project: This month they will reading Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi. There will be lively discussion, refreshments inspired by the book, and more! They will meet at IBP on the last Tuesday of every month from 6 to 7:30pm. Suggested donation of $5.
  • 6pm: Drawing + Painting at Create Art + Play Studio (art/crafts): Students will learn to experiment with a variety of tools and gain an artist’s understanding of color theory. They will learn the fundamentals of drawing and painting such as value, texture, and perspective. Students will create studies utilizing their own ideas and learn how to bring these ideas to life on a larger scale canvas. $60. Tickets available: HERE (Recurring every Tuesday until January 29).
  • 6:30pm: Tuesday Yoga at Voices of Hope (fitness/health/wellness): Join us for free yoga at our Recovery Community Center (450 Old Vine Street) every Tuesday. Take some time out of your day just for you — to focus on your health, wellness, and recovery! Bring a towel and water. Mats will be provided (Recurring Tuesdays until December 17).
  • 6:30pm: FREE Yoga at The Burl (fitness/health/wellness): Come get centered with with Christina Morales at The Burl for Happy Hour Yoga.
  • 7pm: 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 until August 27).
  • 7pm: Karaoke Night at bd’s Mongolian Grill – Nicholasville Road: Come to the Mongo Bar at bd’s every Tuesday for Karaoke Night. Enjoy $1 domestic draft pints, $4 Fireball shots and $4 Jager Bombs (Recurring Tuesdays until December 31).
  • 7pm: Trivia Tuesdays at Ethereal Brewing (games): Enjoy a brew or two and flex that good, good gray matter with some Trivia at Ethereal! Join us at 7 PM on Tuesdays for the chance to earn yourself some cash (and bragging rights) in the process (Also, on January 29).
  • 7pm: Rock Talk: Hill Country of the Ancient Maya at Ethereal Brewing: Over two thousand years, the ancient Maya living in the hill country of the Yucatan peninsula built some of the ancient world’s greatest cities, only to abandon them around 1000 AD. Come join guest speaker and archaeologist Christopher M. Gunn and explore the intellectual, economic, political, and ecological forces that shaped the lives of these Maya.
  • 8pm: Music Bingo at Drake’s (games): Come play music bingo and win prizes! A fun take on traditional bingo. Players are given a bingo card where numbers have been replaced with song names, music titles or both. There’s a winner every game and it’s Pint Night with $3 pints of Drake’s Lager and Beer of the Month! (Recurring Tuesdays until April 23).
  • 9pm: Wildcat Watch Party at Whiskey Bear (sports): It’s Game Day and we’re ready to cheer on the CATS. See drink specials: HERE.
  • 9pm: City Awake, Keith Wilson, and PB&JAM at Al’s Bar of Lexington (music): Live music!
  • 10pm: GIANT Jenga Tournament at Soundbar (games): The Tournament starts at 10pm. Sign in at the bar! They will also have Pong, Giant Jenga, Giant Connect 4, Cornhole, N64, PS4, and Nintendo Wii systems, so start practicing, because there are more tournaments coming every Tuesday!

 

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

  • 11am: Toys For Tots Drive – Extended at Country Boy Brewing (cause): Help support Toys for Tots! They are EXTENDING the toy drive through JANUARY 31! Bring your donated toys the taproom and drop in the Toys for Tots bin. There will be drops at both taprooms! (Recurring everyday until February 1).
  • 6pm: Sewing, Textiles, and Weaving at Create art + play studio (art/crafts): Learn to sew, weave and so much more in this textile and weaving based class. They’ll work on several kinds of looms and make stuffed animals. For ages 6-13. $60. Tickets available: HERE(Recurring every Wednesday until January 30).
  • 6pm: Wednesdays at Louie’s Wine Dive (music): Enjoy Ronn’s bluesy Memphis stylings of hundreds of songs with dinner and drinks at one of Lexington’s finest restaurants every Wednesday evening in January!
  • 6pm: Family Trivia at Shake Shack (games): Join for family trivia at Shake Shack in the Summit. Questions for players of all ages!
  • 6:30pm: Rebeca Flott Screen Art is BACK at Painting With a Twist (art): Rebeca Flott Arts Screen Art exclusively at Painting with a Twist. They have partnered with Brazilian artist and entrepreneur, Rebeca Flott, to bring their customers another one of a kind paint party. You will paint on a framed screen, using special tools to create beautiful texture! Pick your frame color and paint along with a local artist to create a unique piece of artwork that will look amazing inside your home! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7pm: Trivia at The Burl Arcade (games): Pub style trivia at The Burl Arcade every Wednesday from 7pm to 9pm – win tickets for your team to see any show at The Burl + a roll of quarters!
  • 7pm: Top Chef Trivia at The Barn at Fritz Farm (games): Join for a Top Chef Trivia night, co hosted by Don Willoughby, the guy behind Local Trivia Action and Lexington’s original quiz master and Dan Wu, Ramen Mogul and trivia know-it-all. Sure to be a delicious trivia bonanza! They will focus a lot on Top Chef Kentucky, currently running on Bravo, but also touch on the series as a whole including other Kentucky tie ins!
  • 7pm: The Marcus King Band at Manchester Music Hall (music): Marcus King Band is touring their new album Carolina Confessions! Carolina Confessions is confirmation of a preternaturally mature artist coming into his own. Marcus King has been writing songs, performing onstage for half his lifetime and fronting his own groups for nearly a decade. Tickets available: HERE.

 

Thursday, January 31, 2019

  • 11am: Toys For Tots Drive – Extended at Country Boy Brewing (cause): Help support Toys for Tots! They are EXTENDING the toy drive through JANUARY 31! Bring your donated toys the taproom and drop in the Toys for Tots bin. There will be drops at both taprooms! (Recurring everyday until February 1).
  • 11am: WHAT – World of Beer Heroes Appreciation Thursdays (cause): Police officers, Fire fighters, EMS, Doctors, Nurses, active duty, veterans, or reserves, we appreciate your service. Every Thursday enjoy 20% off your tab. Dine in only, discount with valid ID/Badge (Recurring every Thursday until May 30).
  • 11:30am: Bell’s Hopslam Special Tapping at Mirror Twin Brewing (alcohol): They were lucky enough to snag a keg of Bell’s Hopslam – Double IPA. This will be served in a 10oz snifter glass at $6.00. Come and get it before its gone! Here’s a description: “Starting with six different hop varietals added to the brew kettle & culminating with a massive dry-hop addition of Simcoe hops, Bell’s Hopslam Ale possesses the most complex hopping schedule in the Bell’s repertoire.
  • 12pm: Elemental Cowl KAL at ReBelle (art/crafts): The first knit along of 2019 will be the Elemental Cowl by Lavanya Patricella. This fair isle cowl is knitted in the round and then grafted to create a double-thick (and double warm) cowl. the pattern calls for four colors of dk weight yarn, but can be made with as few as two and as many as twelve it’s up to you and your imaginationAll ReBelle knit alongs are free and open to the public. You are welcome to attend as many or as few of the KAL sessions as you like (Recurring Thursdays until February 21).
  • 6pm: Ladies Night at Red Mile (games): Join Red Mile on Thursdays for Ladies Night with $2,000 worth of freeplay and prize drawings from 6-9PM, drink specials, and live entertainment! Eat, drink, and get lucky winning freeplay, purses, jewelry, gift cards, jackpots, and more! (Recurring every Thursday until January 31).
  • 6pm: Mixed Media at Create art + play studio (art/crafts): Paint, draw, collage, stamp, sculpt, glue! Mixed media include all types of art materials. In this class kids will learn to combine different art media to create totally original works of art. Age 6-13. $60 (Recurring every Thursday until January 30).
  • 6pm: Asian Small Bites with Chef Dan Wu at The Living Arts and Science Center (food): Apps, hors d’oeuvres, small eats, nom noms… whatever you want to call them, Atomic Ramen chef Dan Wu can help you up your snacking game with a delicious array of Asian bites like Shrimp in Blankets, 5-Spice Tea Eggs, Edamame, & much more! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 6pm: Sip + Scan with 15% off Kendra Scott Lexington (cause): Join us for a Sip + Scan at Kendra Scott! Guests will receive: 15% off Kendra Scott, Complimentary 3D Invisalign Simulation Scan, and $1500 off Invisalign treatment.
  • 6:30pm: Kentucky Wildcats Women’s Basketball vs. University of South Carolina Gamecocks Women’s Basketball at Memorial Coliseum (sports): For reserved seating areas, all patrons require a ticket, regardless of age. Upper level bleacher seating is general admission and children under 6 years old will be admitted free. For accessible seating, please contact the UK Ticket Office at (800) 928-2287 during box office hours of 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 6:30pm: Thirsty Thursday! Pick Your Project at Board and Brush Lexington (art/crafts): Come and make a beautiful wooden sign for your home! Pick any sign from our gallery of over 200+ designs and they can 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! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 6:30pm: Lemon Painting at Michael’s Store – Hamburg (art/crafts):I n this 2-hour beginner class you will master classic painting techniques with step-by-step instructions demonstrated by your certified Grumbacher instructor to create a beautiful beginner painting. Supplies are not included. See list of supplies below. Class fee is $15.
  • 6:30pm: Belly Dance Specialty Pop-Up Classes at Broomwagon Coffee + Bikes: Been wanting to dip your hips into Belly Dance? The new year is a super time to start. Jamming with the Basics (all skill levels welcome) They will work through basic steps, posture and arms for belly dance.
  • 7pm: Thirsty Funkin Thursday with Boogie G and the Titanics at Austin City Saloon (music): Lots of fun dance music and great drink specials all night long.
  • 7pm: Italian Wine Dinner at Sutton’s Restaurant (food): Come to Sutton’s as you take a tour of Italy with their 4-Course Italian Wine Dinner. $60/person with 4 Wine Pairings (1st Course – Bruschetta/2nd Course – Caesar Salad with House Made Caesar Dressing/3rd Course – Smoked Pork Osso Bucco OR Chicken Parmesan/4th Course – Italian Cream Cake).Reservations are required, call 859-533-9777.
  • 7pm: Su Friedrich: Gently Down the Stream & Sink or Swim at 21c Museum Hotel Lexington (art/film): Two short films; one is 13 minutes and the other is 48 minutes. See details: HERE.
  • 7pm: The Way Back Tour with Russell Dickerson and Carly Pearce at Manchester Music Hall (music): Platinum recording artist Russell Dickerson and chart-topping female artist Carly Pearce are coming together to perform The Way Back Tour! Both singers have celebrated their first No. 1 single within the past year, Dickerson with “Yours,” and Pearce with “Every Little Thing.” Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7pm: Black Lens: Sorry To Bother You at The Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center: The Lyric is pleased to announce our ‘Black Lens: Winter Film Series’ which showcases films that celebrate black cinema. From January 17 to February 28, every Thursday at 7:00 p.m., The Lyric will be showing a film that is FREE and open to the public.
  • 7pm: Sixteen Candles Trivia at Mr. Brews Taphouse (games): “What’s happenin’, hot stuff?” Maybe some more 80’s Trivia? Finishing out our John Hughes January Trivia with a much requested trivia…Sixteen Candles!!!
  • 7pm: Paint Nite at Logan’s Roadhouse – Rojay Drive (art): Bring your friends and join for a night of painting, music and drinks! Tickets are only $27 per person with our 40% off coupon code ‘Lex1.’ Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7pm: Zoe Speaks + Appalatin at The Burl (music): Zoe Speaks is not your ordinary folk band. They are rooted deep in family, in the music making, storytelling lineages of their rural Eastern Kentucky origins, where music is a part of daily life, and where singing goes hand in hand with working. In addition to sharing banjo, guitar, dulcimer, fiddle, and traditional flatfoot dancing, they connect audiences with stories from their families and communities that help provide a clearer picture of an oft-stereotyped region. To create their southern singer-songwriter sound, they have worked with some of the powerhouses in the folk, Americana, and old-time worlds, with previous albums produced by Mark Schatz, Bruce Molsky, and Dirk Powell. Mitch Barrett, Owen Reynolds, and Carla Gover form the core of the band, and for larger stages they add Mitch and Carla’s multi-instrumentalist daughter, Zoey Barrett, and her guitar-wizard fiancé, Arlo Barnette. Their music is rooted in the Appalachian sounds they grew up playing, but freely draws on a variety of rhythms and styles from smooth folk-pop to blues and calypso. (Think The Duhks or Tim O’Brien). Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7pm: Open House at Kre8Now Makerspace: Come to their weekly open house where you will get a tour of the facility and learn more about them.
  • 7:30pm: 6:30pm: Belly Dance Specialty Pop-Up Classes at Broomwagon Coffee + Bikes: This is a gorgeous and richly lush choreography built especially for duets!! Through this dance the dancers explore innovative transitions and floor patterns between each other. The dance is also full of gorgeous fusion combinations and turns.
  • 8pm: Trivia Night at Blue Stallion Brewing Company (games): Trivia starts every Thursday at 8:00! Win gift cards to the brewery using frivolous knowledge or a treat from Dad’s Favorites Deli just by having a clever team name! Let the games begin!
  • 9pm: Thx1312, auto delta, alphacactus, Tgltbtb at The Green Lantern Bar (music): Live music!
  • 9pm: Canaan Fox at Al’s Bar of Lexington (music): Live music! Cover is $5!
  • 10pm: 90’s Dance Party at Soundbar (music): Taking it Back to the 90’s at Soundbar! Your Favorite 90’s Music with DJ Jay Jax! Wear your 90’s gear or come as you are! NO COVER – Drink Specials All Night Long!! (Recurring Thursdays until March 1).
  • 10pm: Shake It Off – Taylor Swift Karaoke at Soundbar (music): Shake It Off – Taylor Swift Karaoke at Soundbar! Come hear and sing your favorite songs from Taylor Swift! Sing anything you want, we’ll have our full Karaoke library available, and a special list of Taylor Swift Hits!

 

 

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

About Me

About Me

Hi, y'all!

Hey y'all! My name is Whitney, and I'm the founder of Fabulous in Fayette. I grew up and lived in Appalachia for 22 years. In 2008, I left my life in Appalachia behind, and have been living in Lexington ever since. I'm a Proud Kentuckian and am in love with my city of Lexington. It's seriously one of the best places to live!

Not to be confused with Fayetteville, North Carolina. Fabulous in Fayette celebrates the fabulous city of Lexington, the great state of Kentucky, and Southern Living. In case you are not from here, Fayette refers to the county where Lexington is located!

xoxo, Whitney

Keep In Touch

Awarded Top 20 Lexington, Kentucky Blog

Lexington Blogs

As Seen On…

Archives

A Guide to the Street Art & Murals of Lexington, Kentucky

×