Things to Do in Lexington, Kentucky: The Week Of February 8-14, 2019

Bread of a tray with a knife and snowflakes

It’s the weekend, y’all!! Thank goodness! I don’t know about y’all, but this has felt like such a long week!

Looking for “Things to Do for Valentine’s Day in Lexington, Kentucky?” What about “Where to Eat” for Valentine’s Day in Lexington, Kentucky?” Some of the events on my “Things to Do for Valentine’s Day” post are happening tonight and over the weekend, instead of being on actual Valentine’s Day!

Some highlights for this upcoming week, include The First Every Puppy Bowl on Saturday at The Summit at Fritz Farm! Also, Saturday, February 9 is National Pizza Day! So, go out and celebrate! If you are needing some ideas on where you should eat pizza, be sure to check out, National Pizza Day: Lexington, Kentucky Edition.

Things to Do in Lexington, Kentucky: The Week Of February 8-14, 2019

 

Friday, February 8, 2019

  • 8am: Annual Warehouse Sale at Bryant’s Rent All (shopping): It’s that time again–the annual warehouse sale will be held February 4th to February 9th during business hours. They will have outdated and gently used inventory up for sale.
  • 12pm: 2019 Kentucky Sport, Boat & Recreation Show at the Lexington Convention Center: The annual KY Sport, Boat & Recreation Show is here! They will have boats, RV’s, hunting equipment, everything outdoors, seminars, demonstrations, bourbon tastings, entertainment, and activities for the whole family to enjoy. (Also, on February 9 at 9am and February 10 at 10am).
  • 12pm: New And Improved IP&J Cuban Sandwich Unveiling at Fusion Brewing (food): The only fresh authentic Cuban bread in town, fresh roasted pork and ham, swiss cheese, and now introducing our house made pickles and mustard. Be the first to try it out this Saturday from 12pm until 10pm or until they run out at Fusion Brewing and pair it with some of the best local craft beers around! They will be building sandwiches to order, have vegan sandwich options, and an option to design your own sandwhich!
  • 1pm: Wildcat Watch Party at Whiskey Bear: It’s Game Day and we’re ready to cheer on the CATS. Come watch the game on their 100″ screen.
  • 4pm: $5 Happy Hour: Woodford Reserve Double Double Oaked Bourbon at OBC Kitchen (alcohol): Come out to OBC Kitchen for a unique $5 Happy Hour Friday, February 8 from 4-6pm. You can try Woodford Reserve Double Double Oaked Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey for just $5!
  • 5pm: 7 Year Anniversary: Lexington Celebration at Country Boy Taproom: Country Boy Brewing is happy to announce our 7 year anniversary is right around the corner! Who is ready to celebrate!? So many goodies going on all three days! Be sure to check out what they are offering HERE(Also, on February 9 at 11am and February 10 at 11am).
  • 6pm: Willett Tasting Event with Drew Kulsveen at Justin’s House of Bourbon (alcohol): Drew Kulsveen of Willett Distillery is going to walk you through a variety of Willett pours that will be made available to you.
  • 6pm: POP-UP Tapping: Zombie Dust at Mr. Brews Taphouse (alcohol): Surprise! Zombie Dust tapping Friday night at 6pm! Get it while supplies last!!!
  • 6:30pm: Frisky 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 their 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.
  • 7pm: Community Yoga with Colin (health/fitness/wellness): Friday night warm and cozy yoga above Broomwagon with Colin Oakley. Donation based but $5 is suggested! (Also, on February 15).
  • 7pm: Trivia Friday! at Broomwagon Coffee + Bikes (games): Free trivia with prizes to be won!
  • 7pm: Paint Pouring Workshop at Create art + play studio (art/crafts): It is a super unique and special type of art! You can create different layers and patterns and colors and have a blast with this special medium. Mix, pour and create colorful abstract art on two small canvases. This workshop is open to teens and adults. $30. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7:15pm: Trap Yoga at Synergy Coach (health/fitness/wellness): Join Sophia Lorin of SoPHIT4you, all the way from the nation’s capital of Washington, D.C. She has 7 years of experience as a personal trainer before becoming certified in yoga, so come prepared to get a nice workout in as well as vibe out with DJ Forerunner! All proceeds from weekend will go to Resolves new 501 c 3 (non-profit) to create more opportunities like Trap Yoga while providing executive coaching for entrepreneurs! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7:15pm: Henry Cho at Comedy Off Broadway (comedy): Henry’s TV credits include appearances on NBC’s The Tonight Show, CBS’s The Late, Late, Show, and NBC’sYoung Comedians Special. He served two years as host of NBC’s Friday NightVideos and had many guest roles on various network sitcoms. Henry was co-creator,co-producer and co-writer of “The Henry Cho Show” on GAC. Tickets available: HERE (Also, on February 9 at 7:15pm and 9:45pm).
  • 8pm: 500 Miles to Memphis at The Burl (music): 500 Miles to Memphis returns to Lexington at the Burl on Feb 8th to celebrate the release of their new album, “Blessed Be the Damned.” Tickets available: HERE.
  • 9pm: Honeychild at O’Neils (music): Live music!
  • 9pm: Mardou, Wombo, Daniel Case, and The Dolphins at Best Friend Bar (music): Come party at BFB with out of towners Mardou and Wombo along with local out of spacers Daniel Case and The Dolphins!
  • 9pm: All Saints Fade, StormToker, Muisti at Al’s Bar (music): Live music!
  • 9:45pm: Henry Cho at Comedy Off Broadway (comedy): Henry’s TV credits include appearances on NBC’s The Tonight Show, CBS’s The Late, Late, Show, and NBC’sYoung Comedians Special. He served two years as host of NBC’s Friday NightVideos and had many guest roles on various network sitcoms. Henry was co-creator,co-producer and co-writer of “The Henry Cho Show” on GAC. Tickets available: HERE (Also, on February 8 at 7:15pm and 9:45pm and on February 9 at 7:15pm and 9:45pm).
  • 10:30pm: Sip & Skate at Champs Entertainment Complex: Valentine Sip & Skate • 21& Older Only • Friday, February 8th • 10:30 pm to 1:30 am • Old School Skate Grooves and Drink Specials

 

Saturday, February 9, 2019 – NATIONAL PIZZA DAY!!

  • 8am: Annual Warehouse Sale at Bryant’s Rent All (shopping): It’s that time again–the annual warehouse sale will be held February 4th to February 9th during business hours. They will have outdated and gently used inventory up for sale.
  • 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!
  • 9am: 2019 Kentucky Sport, Boat & Recreation Show at the Lexington Convention Center: The annual KY Sport, Boat & Recreation Show is here! They will have boats, RV’s, hunting equipment, everything outdoors, seminars, demonstrations, bourbon tastings, entertainment, and activities for the whole family to enjoy. (Also, on February 10 at 10am).
  • 10am: Barre, Meet Barre (health/fitness/wellness): Fire up a sweat then hit the bar at Lockbox for a mimosa. Flex those creative muscles as you work through a variety of barre poses in our contemporary art-filled spaces. Sessions are just $10 at the door. Class is 21+; Price includes mimosa. BYOM (bring your own mat) + cash only.
  • 11am: 7 Year Anniversary: Lexington Celebration at Country Boy Taproom: Country Boy Brewing is happy to announce our 7 year anniversary is right around the corner! Who is ready to celebrate!? So many goodies going on all three days! Be sure to check out what they are offering HERE(Also, on February 10 at 11am).
  • 11am: Saturday Storytime: “Spring is Around the Corner: Let’s Be Mindful at Joseph-Beth Booksellers: The Yoga Meditation and Therapy Center will present an interactive program for children (3 years old and up) and accompanying adults at Joseph Beth Booksellers on Saturday, FEBRUARY 9, 2019 at 11:00 am. Come out and mindfully celebrate nature with music and movement. This program is designed to help children build the skill of mindfully connecting with themselves, others, and the environment.
  • 11:30am: MTB Porchata Bottle Release at Mirror Twin Brewing Company (alcohol): This delicious Imperial Porter was aged in Wilderness Trail Rum Barrels with Cinnamon & Vanilla added during the brewing process.
  • 12pm: The First Annual Puppy Bowl at The Summit at Fritz Farm (cause): Come out for the first ever Puppy Bowl in partnership with the Lexington Humane Society! They will have a heated tent on The Green and all sorts of floofer festivities! Enjoy pop-ups for your pooches and help us get pups in need adopted! 
  • 12pm: Touché de Rhum Bottle Release at Fusion Brewing (alcohol): Come out on Saturday to get a bottle of their sour beer, Touché de Rhum. The bottle release starts at noon for non-members and a special open release will start at 11am for all beer and science club members. Bottle limit is two per person, with a limited quantity available.
  • 1pm: LexJam – Woodsongs Coffeehouse at Ranada’s Bistro and Bar (music): Live music!
  • 1pm: Calling All Little Mermaid Fans at Painting With a Twist (art/crafts):This event does require a Sketch. When you arrive, the outline of the mermaid will be sketched on your canvases. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 2pm: Sassy 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 their 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.
  • 4pm: Trap Yoga at Synergy Coach (health/fitness/wellness): Join Sophia Lorin of SoPHIT4you, all the way from the nation’s capital of Washington, D.C. She has 7 years of experience as a personal trainer before becoming certified in yoga, so come prepared to get a nice workout in as well as vibe out with DJ Forerunner! All proceeds from weekend will go to Resolves new 501 c 3 (non-profit) to create more opportunities like Trap Yoga while providing executive coaching for entrepreneurs! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 4pm: Barrel Fest at Venues of the Grand Reserve: Come to the Distillery District in Lexington, KY for a tasting event like none other! They have invited small and large vendors of all types so there is something for everyone! Guests will enjoy cocktails, wines, ciders, brews, and much much more. Tickets available: HERE(Also, on February 10 at 2pm).
  • 5pm: Kendra Gives Back Party at Kendra Scott (cause): Just in time for Valentine’s Day, come to the Kendra Scott store in The Summit at Fritz Farm between 5pm to 8pm and enjoy sips + sweets + jewelry! 20% of all sales will be given back to KVC Kentucky, including the custom KVC Kentucky pieces, created at the Kendra Scott color bar!
  • 6pm: An Evening with George Foreman at Keeneland: Come out for a power-punched evening at Keeneland to celebrate Sunrise’s 150th anniversary with George. He will speak about the adversities he faced in childhood, being knocked down repeatedly, and how he transformed his life. Finish out the night dancing around the ring with high-energy band Superfecta! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7pm: Valentine’s Day Can be Celebrated Early at Painting With a Twist (art/crafts): As a couple, you will each paint one half of the painting and hang them together to make one complete painting. If coming with friends, you will turn your canvas horizontally and paint the entire painting on one canvas. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7pm: Trivia Night at Good Foods (games): Come out on Saturday nights in the 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: Bulls, Bands, & Barrels featuring Nicholas Jamerson of Sundy Best with Tyler Booth and Laid Back Country Picker at the Kentucky Horse Park (music): Live music! More details and tickets available: HERE.
  • 7:15pm: Henry Cho at Comedy Off Broadway (comedy): Henry’s TV credits include appearances on NBC’s The Tonight Show, CBS’s The Late, Late, Show, and NBC’sYoung Comedians Special. He served two years as host of NBC’s Friday NightVideos and had many guest roles on various network sitcoms. Henry was co-creator,co-producer and co-writer of “The Henry Cho Show” on GAC. Tickets available: HERE (Also, on February 9 at 7:15pm and 9:45pm).
  • 9pm: Amaryllis at Patchen Pub (music): Live music!
  • 9pm: 2 Cool at Bar Louie Fayette Mall (music): Join 2 Cool Band for late night drinks and dancing at Bar Louie Fayette Mall on Saturday, February 9. They’ll be playing songs from the 1970s to current from classic rock, disco, Motown, R&B, pop, and even some country!
  • 9pm: PAKG at Al’s Bar (music): Live music!
  • 9pm: Cash Unchained – The Ultimate Johnny Cash Tribute at The Burl (music): Live music! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 9pm: Vessel & Restless Leg String Band at Manchester Music Hall (music): Live music!
  • 9pm: The Phoenix Brothers Band at Henry Clay’s Public House (music): Live music!
  • 9pm: Vinyl Richie Returns to O’Neill’s (music): Live music!
  • 9pm: Bruce Lewis at The Ruddy Duck (music): Live music!
  • 9pm: Jump the Curb at Lynagh’s Irish Pub (music): Live music!
  • 9pm: Eric Cummins Band at Parlay Social (music): Live music!
  • 9:45pm: Henry Cho at Comedy Off Broadway (comedy): Henry’s TV credits include appearances on NBC’s The Tonight Show, CBS’s The Late, Late, Show, and NBC’sYoung Comedians Special. He served two years as host of NBC’s Friday NightVideos and had many guest roles on various network sitcoms. Henry was co-creator,co-producer and co-writer of “The Henry Cho Show” on GAC. Tickets available: HERE (Also, on February 8 at 7:15pm and 9:45pm and on February 9 at 7:15pm and 9:45pm).
  • 10pm: Jeanne Vomit-Terror // The Daddy Sisters at Best Friend Bar (music): Live music!

 

Sunday, February 10, 2019

  • 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.
  • 10am: 2019 Kentucky Sport, Boat & Recreation Show at the Lexington Convention Center: The annual KY Sport, Boat & Recreation Show is here! They will have boats, RV’s, hunting equipment, everything outdoors, seminars, demonstrations, bourbon tastings, entertainment, and activities for the whole family to enjoy.
  • 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!
  • 11am: IP&J Cuban Food at The Wild Fig (food): Every Sunday at The Wild Fig come grub on some authentic Cuban food and enjoy the only Black owned/community co-op bookstore/coffee shop in Kentucky. Vegan options always available.
  • 11am: 7 Year Anniversary: Lexington Celebration at Country Boy Taproom: Country Boy Brewing is happy to announce our 7 year anniversary is right around the corner! Who is ready to celebrate!? So many goodies going on all three days! Be sure to check out what they are offering HERE(Also, on February 10 at 11am).
  • 2pm: Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at AthensWest Theatre Company: Winner of the 1963 Tony Award for Best Play, Albee’s often-hilarious and sometimes-horrifying play holds an unforgettable mirror up to the face of American marriage. Tickets available: HERE(Also, on February 14 at 8pm, February 15 at 8pm, February 16 at 8pm, February 17 at 2pm, February 21 at 8pm, February 22 at 8pm, February 23 at 8pm, and February 24 at 2pm).
  • 2pm: Barrel Fest at Venues of the Grand Reserve: Come to the Distillery District in Lexington, KY for a tasting event like none other! They have invited small and large vendors of all types so there is something for everyone! Guests will enjoy cocktails, wines, ciders, brews, and much much more. Tickets available: HERE(Also, on February 10 at 2pm).
  • 2pm: Share the Love at The Local Wag (shopping): Join them! See details: HERE
  • 2:30pm: Dance to Chinese New Year at Farish Theater: Shuling Studio is partnering with the Lexington Public Library again to celebrate the lunar Chinese New Year with authentic Chinese folk dance and classical costume runway. This show is also made possible from support of Kentucky Arts Council “Folk and Traditional Arts Apprenticeship” grant, Paul Mitchell School of Hair and Makeup, and many dear friends. Free admission. It is going to be the year of pig! Pig is ranked at 12th of the zodiac. It is the symbol of wealthy and fortune. Wish you a prosperous year of 2019!
  • 2:30pm: Trap Yoga at Synergy Coach (health/fitness/wellness): Join Sophia Lorin of SoPHIT4you, all the way from the nation’s capital of Washington, D.C. She has 7 years of experience as a personal trainer before becoming certified in yoga, so come prepared to get a nice workout in as well as vibe out with DJ Forerunner! All proceeds from weekend will go to Resolves new 501 c 3 (non-profit) to create more opportunities like Trap Yoga while providing executive coaching for entrepreneurs! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 6pm: February Slurring Bee! at Blue Stallion Brewing Company (alcohol): Do you never use autocorrect? Let your spelling genius shine with our monthly Slurring Bee! Take home gift cards and snag your spot in the yearly championship by ranking within the top three contestants! More details: HERE.
  • 7pm: Marie Losier: The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye at 21c Museum Hotel Lexington (art): A kaleidoscopic collection of moving surfaces, composed of interviews (Orlan, Peaches, Peter Christopherson), role plays, concerts and h/er day to day life, comes together to paint a multi-faceted profile of this pioneer of industrial music and in doing so, exposes the abundant yet inherently elusive nature of h/er creativity.
  • 7pm: Ladygod / Warren Byrom & Fabled Canelands at The Burl (music): Live music! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 9pm: Service Industry Night at The Fox – Zim’s Cafe: Service Industry People: Are you overworked and under appreciated? Do you know what it’s like to wake up in the middle of the night because you forgot to take ranch to table 12? Have you ever found yourself stealing bank pens by the handfuls? Well, we get it. The Thirsty Fox appreciates you! And to show our appreciation we are kicking off service industry nights at The Fox with drink specials and a complementary pig roast! You don’t want to miss this! They’ll have $5 beer and shot specials, $5 glasses of wine, $5 boulevardiers, and $5 fernet along with so much more. Come out and be with others who understand the plight of the Everyman and can commiserate with all of your specific problems.

 

Monday, February 11, 2019

  • 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).
  • 6pm: Pilates at the Brake Pad above Broomwagon (health/fitness/wellness): Ravel Studios Pilates is offering a group Pilates Mat class!! Cost is $15 (Recurring Mondays until March 11).
  • 6pm: Soup and Bread Lexington at Pivot Brewing (cause): Want to eat good food, hangout with your family and friends, meet new folks, and not break the bank? Come out for Soup & Bread on the 2nd Monday of the month from 6pm-9pm. They are excited to be bringing Soup & Bread to Lexington! This is a pay what you can, community dinner with proceeds being donated to a rotating hunger-relief charity each month. February’s charity is for Moveable Feast Lexington.
  • 6pm: AnimeLEX – February at Al’s Bar: The new anime viewing event at Al’s Bar is back again in February. 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.
  • 6pm: Manic Monday $10 off Special One Night Only – Magnolia Moonlight at Painting With a Twist (art): Paint this painting for only $35! 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: LexSwing Dance Monday Night at Lexswingdance: LexSwing is a community based organization with weekly swing dances every Monday. Admission just $5 and includes a beginner lesson at 7:15pm, or an intermediate practice session at 7:15pm. Social dancing from 8pm to 10pm to DJ’s music! No partner or experience necessary. Come and enjoy!
  • 9pm: Champion’s Poker Tournament at Soundbar (games): Each week at their Monday Night Poker game, the winner will claim the $50 CASH PRIZE & their seat at the Champions Table on March 4th. More details: HERE (Also, on February 18, February 25, and March 4).
  • 9pm: Weedeater with Blind Scryer & Dirtbag at Cosmic Charlie’s (music): Live music! Tickets available: HERE

 

Tuesday, February 12, 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).
  • 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).
  • 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).
  • 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 16 and February 26).
  • 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: Painting with a Twist in Lexington is Celebrating 8 Years! (art): They are celebrating 8 years in Lexington and they would LOVE to celebrate with you!! Gather your friends and join them for 3 hours of fun for only $35 for this event only. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 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: Darren Knight’s Southern Momma An Em Comedy Show at Comedy Off Broadway (comedy): Darren Knight, aka Southern Momma from Munford, Alabama, is the fastest rising comedian in American history. In just a few short months, he has cultivated a massive online presence, accumulating over a half a billion views across multiple social media platforms. Darren takes his persona to the stage, selling out theatres and casinos nationwide. He’s been compared to Jeff Foxworthy, as the next star of redneck comedy. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7pm: Kentucky Wildcats Men’s Basketball vs. LSU Tigers 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.
  • 7pm: Watch UK vs LSU at Soundbar: Cheer on the Cats and play games! UK takes on LSU! They’ll have plenty of big screen TVs showing the game and some hooked up to Nintendo Wii’s, N64s, and a PS4.
  • 7pm: Tuesday Night Live Team Trivia at Bear & the Butcher (games): Live team trivia. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place, and best team name. They are 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).
  • 7pm: Wildcat Watch Party at Whiskey Bear: It’s Game Day and we’re ready to cheer on the CATS. Come watch the game on their 100″ screen.
  • 7pm: Trivia at Ethereal Brewing (games): Enjoy a brew or two and flex those bragging rights with some trivia at Ethereal!
  • 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).
  • 8pm: Dan Tedesco at Cosmic Charlie’s (music): Iowa-based Alternative Folk artist Dan Tedesco presents this special double-feature. Two sets. Two full album performances. The first, Tom Petty’s masterpiece, “Wildflowers”, and the second, Tedesco’s first album, “Starin’ At A Green Light”, which turns 10 years old in 2019. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 8:15pm: GLOW SkyFit at Sky Zone Lexington (health/fitness/wellness): SkyFit is moving to Tuesdays beginning February 12th! They are celebrating the change with a special GLOW SkyFit class. Join them for an amazing one hour instructor-led class that incorporates cardio, circuit training and lots of fun! Space is limited, so pre-purchase your class to guarantee your spot! GLOW shirt is required and included in the $12 price. Tickets available: HERE.

 

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

  • 6pm: Jim Rutledge Cream of Kentucky Bourbon Experience at Justin House of Bourbon (alcohol): Join Justins’ House of Bourbon and Bourbon Hall-of-Famer, Master Distiller Jim Rutledge, for an exceptional Bourbon tasting experience that has never been done before. You’ll be treated to a tasting of Cream of Kentucky, Mr. Rutledge’s new Bourbon brand, which is nearly sold-out nationwide. Cream of Kentucky has a long tradition and at one point in the late 1930’s and 1940’s was one of America’s most popular brands, but like many brands it was discontinued due to loss of interest in Bourbon from the 1970’s and 1980’s. Guests at this event will be able to taste vintage Cream of Kentucky that was bottled in the mid-1970’s. Mr. Rutledge will be on hand to chat with guests about his new project and share his 50-plus years of experience about the Bourbon industry.
  • 6:30pm: Darren Knight’s Southern Momma An Em Comedy Show at Comedy Off Broadway (comedy): Darren Knight, aka Southern Momma from Munford, Alabama, is the fastest rising comedian in American history. In just a few short months, he has cultivated a massive online presence, accumulating over a half a billion views across multiple social media platforms. Darren takes his persona to the stage, selling out theatres and casinos nationwide. He’s been compared to Jeff Foxworthy, as the next star of redneck comedy. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 6:30pm: Lexington Bourbon Society Social Sipper at Henry Clay’s Public House: Interested in the Lexington Bourbon Society? Do you enjoy social networking in Lexington, opportunities to promote local charities and consider yourself a “bourbon enthusiast”? If you said yes to any of these questions, we would love to meet you! The Social Sippers are always free to attend even if you aren’t a member, and it’s a great way to learn more about the Lexington Bourbon Society and how to join. Feel free to bring a friend along, stop by and say hi and see what it’s all about.
  • 7pm: Martin Sexton and Chris Trapper at The Burl (music): Live music! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7pm: Trivia Night at KSR Bar & Grille (games): Triva with prizes to be won!
  • 7pm: Parks And Rec Trivia at Blue Stallion Brewing Company (games): Prizes go to the top three winning teams and Dad’s Favorites Deli is giving a free appetizer to the team with the best name!
  • 8pm: Pub Trivia at HopCat Lexington (games): Grab a beer and your smartest pals – trivia is free to play. You may even win a prize!
  • 9pm: Darren Knight’s Southern Momma An Em Comedy Show at Comedy Off Broadway (comedy): Darren Knight, aka Southern Momma from Munford, Alabama, is the fastest rising comedian in American history. In just a few short months, he has cultivated a massive online presence, accumulating over a half a billion views across multiple social media platforms. Darren takes his persona to the stage, selling out theatres and casinos nationwide. He’s been compared to Jeff Foxworthy, as the next star of redneck comedy. Tickets available: HERE.

 

Thursday, February 14, 2019 – VALENTINE’S DAY!

  • 10am: Drop-in Chair Massage at Centered (health/wellness): Drop in for a few minutes of chair massage to loosen your neck and shoulders and make your day better. Clients are seen on a first-come, first-served basis. No need to make an appointment! Chair massage is $1/minute.
  • 10am: The Bad Button Pop-Up at Meg C Gallery (shopping): Come get a gift for yourself or your honey for Valentine’s! The Bad Button will have all sizes of underbusts ready to be tried on and as always, the option is available for getting something custom.
  • 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).
  • 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: Dollhouse Class at Create art + play studio (art/crafts/kid friendly): Calling all future architects and designers! Create your own dollhouse or superhero hideout. We will make wallpaper, furnitures, dolls, animals, food… everything you need for your own dollhouse! For kids ages 4-12. $100 (includes cost of dollhouse). Tickets available: HERE (Also, on February 14, February 21, and February 28 at 6pm).
  • 6pm: Crafts on Tap – Knitting Night at The Living Arts & Science Center (art/crafts): Come out for a Valentine Day themed knitting night! Learn basic skills to create a pair of fingerless mitts, a coffee mug koozie, or heart-shaped coasters. This class is perfect for all levels even if you have never picked up a set of knitting needles before. Knit a special gift with love packed in every stitch. Share the love, bring a friend. Light refreshments provided. Adult, 21 and Up | 6:00 – 8:30 PM | Thursday, February 14 | $35 Regular / $30 Member. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7pm: Them Coulee Boys with Mama Said String Band at The Burl (music): Founded in late 2013, Them Coulee Boys have quickly become a force on the Midwest music scene. Soren Staff, Beau Janke, Jens Staff, Neil Krause, and Patrick Phalen IV work together as a well-oiled alt-folk machine to craft songs and live shows that have impressed audiences nationwide. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7pm: Black Lens: Loving at The Lyric Theatre: 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.
  • 7:30pm: Specialty Session: Choreography for Duets at Broomwagon Bikes + Coffee (art): 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. This workshop is open to dancers with a Basics Plus level of experience. You may participate with or without a partner. *Partners who sign-up together will receive a discount. This is a Specialty 5-week Session. Session fee: $60 , If you sign up with your dance partner, receive $10 discount!!
  • 8pm: Trivia Night at Blue Stallion Brewing Company (games): Win gift cards to the brewery using frivolous knowledge or a treat from Dad’s Favorites Deli just by having a clever team name!
  • 8pm: Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at AthensWest Theatre Company: Winner of the 1963 Tony Award for Best Play, Albee’s often-hilarious and sometimes-horrifying play holds an unforgettable mirror up to the face of American marriage. Tickets available: HERE(Also, on February 15 at 8pm, February 16 at 8pm, February 17 at 2pm, February 21 at 8pm, February 22 at 8pm, February 23 at 8pm, and February 24 at 2pm).
  • 8pm: Ian Bagg at Comedy Off Broadway (comedy): Ian Bagg started his comedy career in his native country, Canada. He proceeded to do all the show business things that every successful Canadian entertainer does. He went to a “Hockey Night in Canada” game on a Saturday night, performed at the “Montreal Comedy Festival,” kissed a fish in Newfoundland and shot a “Comedy Now” special on CTV. So what does a Canadian do when he has done it all? He boards a train to New York City, lives in a youth hostel and ends up on “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”, “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” and “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” He also appeared on “Make Me Laugh,” “Showcase Comics with Louie Anderson,” “Fridays” on NBC and “The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn.” Tickets available: HERE(Also, on February 15 at 7:15pm and 9:45pm, February 16 at 7:15pm and 9:45pm).
  • 9pm: Lucy Dacus with Illuminati Hotties and Letters of Acceptance at Cosmic Charlie’s (music): Live music! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 9pm: JD Westmoreland Band at Al’s Bar WSG Heirloom Symphony (music): J.D. Westmoreland is a composer and a multi-instrumentalist mostly playing improvisations and eclectic compositions. The JD Westmoreland Band has a laid back space, psychedelic sound, with classic Memphis, and Delta soul.
  • 9pm: Free Comedy Show at The Twisted Cork (comedy): This first show in February brings us back an old favorite to The Cork, Allan Ivie returns! Allan is a fantastic local comedian that brings his version of comedy to the stage, one that is unique and a must see! The card is locked and loaded, sure to be a guest set or two
  • 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).
  • 10:30pm: Pub Night with Joel at Henry Clay’s Public House (music): Kick off your weekend early with great company and good tunes! Every Thursday, never a cover, and free popcorn!

 

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