Things to Do in Lexington, Kentucky: The Week of August 30-September 5, 2019

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It’s Labor Day weekend, and there are quite a few celebrations going on around Lexington. Whatever you do, be sure to stay safe!

Things to Do in Lexington, Kentucky: The Week of August 30-September 5, 2019

Friday, August 30, 2019

  • 8am: Pianos in Parks – throughout Lexington, Kentucky: Is playing a piano in the great outdoors on your bucket list? Lexington, KY Parks & Recreation is about to help you cross it off. Parks is placing pianos at four parks – Phoenix, Thoroughbred, Woodland and Castlewood – from Friday, July 19, through Friday, Aug. 30. To add a little visual art, the pianos have been painted by Parks and Recreation staff artist Carol Drury.
  • 11am: Cold Czech Pilsner Release at Blue Stallion Brewing (alcohol): Brewed by Paul Moss and Darrin Green, this traditional Czech Pilsner is the perfect beer to ring in the weekend!
  • 11am: Chuy’s Green Chile Festival at Chuy’s (food): Come out as we celebrate the amazing Green Chile pepper fresh from their farms in Hatch, NM. Enjoy exciting new dishes, giveaways and a limited edition t-shirt during their 31st annual Green Chile Fest! More details: HERE.
  • 12pm: Labor Day Weekend at Fort Boonesborough Campground: Come out for a weekend filled with fun and activities. They will have scheduled times for hikes, free tours, bonfire, and a whole lot more. This event is for registered campers only. For more information and reservations: HERE.
  • 4pm: $5 Happy Hour: BHG vs. Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Select at OBC Kitchen (alcohol): You can try Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Select VS. BHG Private Selection Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Select for just $5 each!
  • 5pm: Community Night Celebrating all Workers at Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe (food): There will be live music from 5:30-7:30pm and maybe even a little karaoke for the brave of heart! So if you love to sing, make sure to come out!
  • 6pm: Friday Latino Live at The Pavilion: FLACA (foundation for Latin American Culture and Art) presents Friday Latino Live 4! 
  • 6pm: La Noche at SkyBar Lexington: Just after the Friday Latino Live enjoy the best fiesta Latina in Lexington. Just remember dress to impress!
  • 6pm: Science Fridays in the Planetarium: Explore at The Living Arts and Science Center (kid friendly): EXPLORE is an odyssey to the planet Mars, seen through a lens of human history and scientific development. Three years in the making, the show skillfully illustrates ancient astronomy and the motions of celestial objects that fascinated Johannes Kepler.
  • 6:30pm: Fantasy Draft Package at Tin Roof Lexington: They are offering multiple day/night reservations for your fantasy team to come draft on the stage at Tin Roof Lexington! More details: HERE.
  • 6:30pm; TGIF! – For Your Next Girls’ Night Out! at Board and Brush Lexington (class): Looking for a fun night out with friends or family? Join the most popular DIY workshop and create your own unique wood sign or clock! Select a wood project from our gallery. We provide all the materials and instruct you step-by-step to create a beautiful piece for your home or for a gift. Choose from a variety of paint and wood stain colors in the workshop. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 6:30pm: Cabernet Canter Cross Country 5k/10k at Talon Winery (fitness/health/fitness): Run for wine at the second annual Cabernet Canter Cross Country 5k/10k at Talon Winery! With registration, participants will receive a beautiful cross country race course, race shirt, and wine glass with the Cabernet Canter race logo. After the race, also be sure to grab your 3 free wine tasting tickets! If participants are under 21, they will receive all portions of the finisher award except for the tasting tickets. Stick around after the event for the opportunity to use your tasting tickets, shop the great selection of wines, and hang out with live music! The after party will run until 10 PM in the Talon Winery tasting room and Monarch Pavilion. Register: HERE.
  • 6:30pm: AZUR restaurant and Patio Latin Pig Roast (food): Come and kick-off the Labor Day weekend with AZUR for our annual Latin Pig Roast. Crafted from our beloved Brasabana Cuban Cuisine recipes, they will be featuring all the Latin favorites and plenty of refreshing drink specials. The Johnson Brothers will be setting the mood for our patio party! Come have some fun with your AZUR friends and family. Buffet starts at 6:30pm and ends at 8:30pm and music from The Johnson Brothers will be playing from 8pm to 11pm. More details: HERE.
  • 7pm: Lakeside Live at Lexington Green (music/food/kid friendly): Come out for a weekend of free live music, delicious food, and a great atmosphere! Lakeside Live is family friendly. They also allow your furry friends! As always Jax Lexington will feature J. Render’s Southern Table & Bar also known as the most delicious BBQ in the bluegrass! This is self serve. You also have the option of eating at Bronte Bistro (Lexington) or Palmers Fresh Grill with full service, or order to go and eat right by the stage! Friday’s music is by Tyler Halsey.
  • 7pm: Science Fridays in the Planetarium: Explore at The Living Arts and Science Center (kid friendly): EXPLORE is an odyssey to the planet Mars, seen through a lens of human history and scientific development. Three years in the making, the show skillfully illustrates ancient astronomy and the motions of celestial objects that fascinated Johannes Kepler.
  • 7pm: Summer Nights in Suburbia at Moondance Amphitheater (music): Every Friday night, there is FREE live music in Beaumont. On tonight’s schedule: Battersea Station:Lexington Musicians play Pink Floyd.
  • 7pm: Whiskey and Country Ham Pairing with Steve Coomes at Justins’ House of Bourbon (food/alcohol): Come out on Friday, August 30th at 7pm as you pair whiskey and country ham with expert Steve Coomes! Coomes literally wrote the book on country ham, and he’ll be serving up a few of his favorites paired with Old Carter Whiskey Co. and more. Try three hams, one cheese, and two chocolates paired with five different whiskeys for $50. See menu: HERE. Call 859-317-8069 to reserve your spot today!
  • 7pm: Kevin Cruise at Elkhorn Tavern (music): Folk-Pop covers and some catchy originals with Kevin Cruise.
  • 7:15pm: Kate Quigley at Comedy Off Broadway (comedy): Kate Quigley is a standup comedian, model, host, and actress. Her credits include THE OFFICE (Fox), THE DANNY COMDEN PROJECT (Pilot for Warner Bros), and THE MEGAN MULLALLY SHOW (NBC). Most notably Kate is the host of the new show, UNDER COVER on Playboy TV. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 8pm: Ghost Walk of Lexington: Haunted Tales and Historic Trails at the Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning: Join Patti Starr, Certified Ghost Hunter of 40 years, as she takes you on a most unforgettable ghost walk around Gratz Park. Her tales will include hauntings from a murder, curse, and other macabre happenings while entertaining you with intriguing history. You will also learn a thing or two about ghost hunting so bring your camera, recorder, meter and any other device you might want to use on the walk. At the end of every walk Patti will demonstrate how to use the instruments in order to collect spirit evidence as the group gets involved in a mini ghost hunt. This is an optional choice. More details: HERE.
  • 8pm: Patio Party at Edley’s Bar-B-Que (music): Come out on Friday night (8/30) for a patio party you won’t want to miss! $5 Margaritas ft Lunazal Tequila & Sips and Snacks specials to fuel your weekend!
  • 8pm: WaxWorks at Break Room at Pepper (music): Come on out, free show, and it’ll be a great time! They’ll be performing some originals and some of your favorite classic tunes from artists like David Bowie, Led Zeppelin, The Doors, Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Talking Heads, Phish, Grateful Dead, Bill Withers, and more!
  • 9pm: Bootsie & Funkabilly at Creaux (music): Bootsie and Funkabilly is an old school R&B Funk cover band! Consisting of seasoned professionals who have shared the stage with legends such as The Temptations and The Ohio Players, get ready for the funkiest party in Lexington, Kentucky! 
  • 9:45pm: Kate Quigley at Comedy Off Broadway (comedy): Kate Quigley is a standup comedian, model, host, and actress. Her credits include THE OFFICE (Fox), THE DANNY COMDEN PROJECT (Pilot for Warner Bros), and THE MEGAN MULLALLY SHOW (NBC). Most notably Kate is the host of the new show, UNDER COVER on Playboy TV. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 10pm: Beers and Bass at Red Mile (music): DJ SkyMyles and DJ Turtle will be back at Red Mile bringing the bass right to your face!

 

Saturday, August 31, 2019

  • 8am: DV8K Life Changing Run at Keeneland (cause): Help DV8 Kitchen Vocational Training Foundation Inc. and RaceRise build a bakery that changes lives. Come out for the 2nd Annual DV8K Life Changing Run on August 31, 2019 at 8:00am at Keeneland Race Course. The race will feature their signature 8K (4.97 miles), a 4K (2.5 miles) run/walk and Kids 1K Dash. There is also a Virtual Runner/Walker opportunity. The races will start/finish near Barn 2 and will be unique courses through the scenic Keeneland grounds. Run or walk the 4K with strollers welcomed. The 8K is for runners/joggers only who can maintain a 15 minute/mile pace. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 10am: $20 Grab Bag Event at Plato’s Closet: Stuff as many clearance items as you can in the bag provided, and pay only $20! The rest of the store is 20% OFF!
  • 10am: Cider + Savasana: Yoga with Christina and Casey at Wise Bird Cider (health/fitness/wellness): Come out for their donation-based yoga series, Cider + Savasana on the Wise Bird Cider patio. 
  • 10am: Beyond Grits Culinary Walking Tour: The Kentucky Classics at VisitLex (food): Led by local foodie, Alex Cain, spend the morning on a culinary walking tour through downtown Lexington learning about our deep agricultural roots and booming food scene. With inventive and field-to-fork cuisine at every turn and local chefs on a mission to showcase the unique southern flavors in and around Lexington, this city is undergoing a culinary movement. All tours begin at the Lexington Visitors Center and end at the Lexington Farmers’ Market. Alex will share information about Kentucky food traditions and historical facts while visiting some of the best restaurants in downtown. At most of the stops you will hear from the chefs themselves while enjoying locally-sourced, bite-sized offerings. See stops on the tour: HERE.
  • 10am: Junior Chef “American Girl Cookie Party” at Williams Sonoma (food/class): Come out for the Ultimate American Girl Cookie Party as you whip up freshly-baked cookies in fun shapes! Then, take home everything you need to make perfect cookies at home! Interested?! Contact us directly @ (859) 245-5127 or visit their website! Class Fee: $30 **Includes an American Girl Cookie Baking Set & Madeleine Set. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 11am: North Lime Art Day at North Lime Donuts & Coffee (art): Come on down to our limestone location and make some art! Bring the family, that special someone, or just your perfect self. 
  • 11am: HazePalooza at Mirror Twin Brewing Company (alcohol): MTB is bringing back their Hazy event! More details: HERE.
  • 11am: Chuy’s Green Chile Festival at Chuy’s (food): Come out as we celebrate the amazing Green Chile pepper fresh from their farms in Hatch, NM. Enjoy exciting new dishes, giveaways and a limited edition t-shirt during their 31st annual Green Chile Fest! More details: HERE.
  • 12pm: IP&J at Fusion Brewing (food): Come out for some sandwiches, plantain tacos, or a traditional Cuban dinner and try some of the best craft brews in town.
  • 12pm: Labor Day Weekend at Fort Boonesborough Campground: Come out for a weekend filled with fun and activities. They will have scheduled times for hikes, free tours, bonfire, and a whole lot more. This event is for registered campers only. For more information and reservations: HERE.
  • 12pm: Paint + Pour: Kids Art Event at Wise Bird Cider (art/crafts/kid friendly): Join Wise Bird Cider for a family-friendly event with On The Move Art Studio this Saturday, 8/31! 🎨 Paint + Pour is perfect for families – parents can sip cider while kids explore their creativity. Goodfellas Distillery has graciously donated pizza for participants. This event is free and open to the public with a suggested donation of $5 to support OTMAS. A portion of bar sales will benefit On The Move Art Studio, a nonprofit mobile art room created in a refurbished vintage trailer that travels to under-served neighborhoods to host free arts classes for kids in Central Kentucky.
  • 4pm: Fantasy Draft Package at Tin Roof Lexington: They are offering multiple day/night reservations for your fantasy team to come draft on the stage at Tin Roof Lexington! More details: HERE.
  • 6:30pm: Fun Sized!! The Project That you Need in Your Life! at Board and Brush Lexington (class): Walk into the studio during the standard Workshop and see what you have been missing. Create a quick piece from a variety of our smaller sized projects! It will be a good time, with materials already provided, and instructors who will help you through the entire process. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7pm: Lakeside Live at Lexington Green (music/food/kid friendly): Come out for a weekend of free live music, delicious food, and a great atmosphere! Lakeside Live is family friendly. They also allow your furry friends! As always Jax Lexington will feature J. Render’s Southern Table & Bar also known as the most delicious BBQ in the bluegrass! This is self serve. You also have the option of eating at Bronte Bistro (Lexington) or Palmers Fresh Grill with full service, or order to go and eat right by the stage! Friday’s music is by Andrea and the Guys.
  • 7pm: Jamey Johnson at Manchester Music Hall (music): Live music! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7pm: Trivia Night at Good Foods (games): Play some trivia and win some prizes!
  • 7:15pm: Kate Quigley at Comedy Off Broadway (comedy): Kate Quigley is a standup comedian, model, host, and actress. Her credits include THE OFFICE (Fox), THE DANNY COMDEN PROJECT (Pilot for Warner Bros), and THE MEGAN MULLALLY SHOW (NBC). Most notably Kate is the host of the new show, UNDER COVER on Playboy TV. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 9:45pm: Kate Quigley at Comedy Off Broadway (comedy): Kate Quigley is a standup comedian, model, host, and actress. Her credits include THE OFFICE (Fox), THE DANNY COMDEN PROJECT (Pilot for Warner Bros), and THE MEGAN MULLALLY SHOW (NBC). Most notably Kate is the host of the new show, UNDER COVER on Playboy TV. Tickets available: HERE.

 

Sunday, September 1, 2019

  • 10am: Sunday Community Yoga with Art – Terry Fister at The Living Arts and Science Center (fitness/health/wellness): Yoga with Art in the Glo Gallery at The Living Arts and Science Center. $5 drop-in. All levels of yoga welcome.
  • 11am: Chuy’s Green Chile Festival at Chuy’s (food): Come out as we celebrate the amazing Green Chile pepper fresh from their farms in Hatch, NM. Enjoy exciting new dishes, giveaways and a limited edition t-shirt during their 31st annual Green Chile Fest! More details: HERE.
  • 11am: Sunday Yoga at Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate (fitness/health/wellness): Slow down, breath deeply, and feel. Join Lissa Sims every Sunday this summer for a free, all-levels yoga practice.
  • 12pm: Labor Day Weekend at Fort Boonesborough Campground: Come out for a weekend filled with fun and activities. They will have scheduled times for hikes, free tours, bonfire, and a whole lot more. This event is for registered campers only. For more information and reservations: HERE.
  • 12pm: Brunch at The Burl Arcade (kid friendly): Brunch at The Burl Arcade every other Sunday featuring a rotating food truck / Bloody Mary Bar / Craft Beer & Brunch Cocktails. This is a kid / dog friendly event. Sunday’s food truck: Forage.
  • 2pm: Summer Time Yappy Hour at Mirror Twin Brewing: Tito’s Handmade Vodka and Mirror Twin Brewing are partnering with the Lexington Pit Crew to bring everyone weekly “Yappy hours” every Sunday from 2pm to 5pm. They will be donating $2 per Tito’s cocktail during every Yappy Hour all summer back to support the Lexington Pit Crew!!
  • 3pm: Labor Day Kickoff Party at Tin Roof Lexington: Korey Hunt & Kayley will be on stage at 3pm playing on the hits followed by DJ Miracle at 9pm!
  • 4pm: Sunday Funday Trivia at Fusion Brewing (games): Come on down and see how your general knowledge stacks up!
  • 5:30pm: Jazz on the Lawn at Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate: Hilliard Lyons/Baird Presents our favorite Labor Day weekend tradition! Plan your picnic dinner and get ready for some great music by C the Beat, under the direction of Lee Carroll. Free event / $5 parking. More details: HERE.
  • 6pm: Labor Day Patio Party at Drake’s Lexington: Live music by Johnny Pop Day from 6-10pm. Enjoy half off beer towers, shuffleboard, corn hole and more. There’s no party like a patio party at Drake’s! They will have live trivia at 8pm inside.
  • 6:30pm: Yoga at The Speakeasy (fitness/health/wellness): This is a hatha/or vinyasa flow class. Please bring a mat and water. The cost of the lesson is donation based.
  • 7:15pm: Kate Quigley at Comedy Off Broadway (comedy): Kate Quigley is a standup comedian, model, host, and actress. Her credits include THE OFFICE (Fox), THE DANNY COMDEN PROJECT (Pilot for Warner Bros), and THE MEGAN MULLALLY SHOW (NBC). Most notably Kate is the host of the new show, UNDER COVER on Playboy TV. Tickets available: HERE.
  • 8pm: Work Place Comedy Trivia at Patchen Pub (games): Winners get to smash a printer with a baseball bat to the ghetto boys, like in Office Space. Rumor has it, Milton’s stapler might be an extra prize this year. J
  • 9pm: The Slow Dance (R&B Party): Labor Day Weekend Edition at Creaux: The Devine Experience presents “The Slow Dance”, Lexington’s only classic And upscale slow jam party being held at the upscale venue in Lexington. The night will begin with your typical night life vibe, and then around 10:30 pm, the lights will be dimmed low and the tempo of the music Slow… You’re favorite 80’s, 90’s and 00’s slow jams!
  • 9pm: DJ Forerunner’s All White Birthday Bash at Agave & Rye: Hot 102.5’s very own DJ Forerunner is celebrating his birthday this year in a different way this year WITH AN ALL WHITE birthday party. Everyone is invited!!

 

Monday, September 2, 2019

  • 8:45am: Monday Morning Community Yoga at Martine’s Pastries (fitness/health/wellness): Yoga instructor Erica House is leading a Monday morning community yoga practice for all upstairs in the shop. Erica’s donation based class is perfect for any age, level or ability. You’ll flow through a series of yoga poses guided by the breath, designed to create space while discovering self.
  • 12pm: Labor Day Weekend at Fort Boonesborough Campground: Come out for a weekend filled with fun and activities. They will have scheduled times for hikes, free tours, bonfire, and a whole lot more. This event is for registered campers only. For more information and reservations: HERE.
  • 3pm: LCO Fall Kick-Off Party/Fundraiser at Blue Stallion Brewing (cause): Come out for the LCO Fall Kick-Off Party/Fundraiser to celebrate Lexington Community Orchestra’s 2019/2020 Season. Blue Stallion Brewing is providing the space and donating 10% of their day’s proceeds to Lexington Community Orchestra. They will also accept donations during the event! LCO is a nonprofit orchestra comprised of amateur, professional and semi-professional musicians, conducted by Dr. Timothy Wiggins of EKU, to perform quality classical music free to the community.
  • 3pm: Labor Day Party With Korey Hunt & Kayley Green at Tin Roof: Come out and hang out!
  • 4pm: Labor Day Special at Break Room at Pepper: Close out your Labor Day weekend creekside with some porch sittin’, day drinkin’, and live music by RC and the NightShades! Ron Crowder & the Nightshades are a talented group of veteran musicians that perform blues & Jazz, a little bit of funk and a whole lotta fun!
  • 4pm: Disney Aladdin Workshop at Painting With a Twist (art): Have you had your eye on one of the Disney Aladdin themed paintings, but have not been able to join a class yet? More details: HERE and tickets available: HERE.
  • 6:30pm: Pivot Community Yoga at Pivot Brewing (fitness/health/wellness): The Community Yoga Classes are taught by a rotation of local teachers who all have their own style of teaching and practice. All of their yoga classes are pay-as-you-can, donations-based. All donations will be given to the instructor, unless otherwise noted. Their instructors generously volunteer their time and effort. More details: HERE.
  • 7pm: Bluegrass on the Patio at J. Render’s Southern Table & Bar (music): Come out every Monday night for Bluegrass Music featuring 27 South on the patio (weather permitting) at J. Render’s!
  • 8pm: Muddy Roots After Party W/ Swamp Rats, April Fields, Brad Fowble at Lynagh’s Irish Pub (music): Folk band Swamp Rats are hitting the road this summer only this time it’s from coast to coast! They’ll be joined by self-published author April Lee Fields as she takes you through a musical journey of her beautiful and sultry writings! 
  • 10:30pm: Fantasy Draft Package at Tin Roof Lexington: They are offering multiple day/night reservations for your fantasy team to come draft on the stage at Tin Roof Lexington! More details: HERE.

 

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

  • 11am: Taco Tuesdays at J. Render’s Southern Table & Bar (food): Come out every Tuesday for a new taco creation. Add on chips and/or their house made salsa or queso and their signature margarita for $5 each!
  • 11am: $5 Pretzels + Beer Cheese at Drake’s (food): The first Tuesday of every month is $5 Day at Drake’s! Check out a new $5 deal every month. On Tuesday, September 3, come play for $5 Pretzels and Beer Cheese.
  • 5pm: Bell’s Limited IPA Tappings at The Beer Trappe (alcohol): Come out for some very limited IPA’s from Bell’s Brewery! On tap we will have: Bell’s Double Two Hearted Ale, Bell’s Official, or Bell’s Larry’s Latest IPA.
  • 5:30pm: Fest of Ales Pop-Up at Blue Stallion Brewing (alcohol): Stop by Blue Stallion on Tuesday, September 3rd to taste their special Test Batch for the day. Get more info about Lexington’s biggest beer festival, and try your luck in winning tickets to the event!
  • 5:30pm: Potting Shed Lecture Series at Michler’s Florist, Greenhouse, and Garden Design: Topic is TBD. Speaker: Dr. Rebecca Fox, Associate Professor of Biology at Transylvania. Check back on FB for this week’s topic and upcoming topics: HERE.
  • 6pm: Fall and Winter Vegetable Gardening at The Arboretum, State Botanical Garden of Kentucky: Learn how to grow a vegetable garden in the fall that will last through the winter. They will cover planting dates, cold hardy vegetable varieties, and season extension structures. Attendees will take a short tour of the fall and winter vegetable garden, learn how to build a simple low tunnel structure, and get to take home some cold hardy vegetable transplants to try at home.
  • 7pm: Tilted Tuesday Trivia at Tilted Kilt (games): Tilted Tuesday Trivia is every Tuesday from 7pm to 9pm at Tilted Kilt Lexington, sponsored by Country Boy Brewing and hosted by Kentuckiana Trivia! Grab your gang and come test your knowledge, try to win great prizes, and enjoy Country Boy Pints for just $3!
  • 7pm: Yoga in the Park at Gardenside Park (fitness/health/wellness): Only $5 per person, per session. Instructor: Amy Morris. All proceeds benefit the Gardenside Neighborhood Association.
  • 10:30pm: Fantasy Draft Package at Tin Roof Lexington: They are offering multiple day/night reservations for your fantasy team to come draft on the stage at Tin Roof Lexington! More details: HERE.

 

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

  • 5pm: Big Lebowski Happy Hour at Alfalfa (alcohol): Have a white Russian and some great food before heading down to The Kentucky Theater for the film. Wear a Lebowski themed costume get a free desert!
  • 6pm: Beyoncé’s Bday Bash at Whiskey Bear: Ring the Alarm! The Countdown to Queen Bey’s birthday has begun. If you’re as Crazy in Love with Beyoncé as Whiskey Bear is, you already know that 09/04/81 is the day that the Flawless Diva herself was born. Get in formation and come out on Wednesday, September 4th as Whiskey Bear turns into a Bey Hive for the night. They will be celebrating Beyoncé’s 38th birthday by playing all of her greatest hits, from her days with Destiny’s Child to the On the Run tour with Jay-Z. The event is free, but be sure to RSVP: HERE.
  • 6pm: Dodging Coconuts – Building Resilience in Challenging Times at Good Foods (class): This is a special introductory “Dodging Coconuts” seminar. Learn how to reach within yourself to find balance in a universe careening out of control. Just as the Wizard of Oz said to Dorothy as she pulled back the curtain and revealed his fraudulent and bumbling attempt to convince others that he was the all-powerful Oz, “You have always had the power to go home.” Going home means understanding that the secret to a good and meaningful life comes from within. All that is required is discovering the key to unlocking your own innate gifts.  More details: HERE. Tickets are $10.
  • 7pm: Wednesday Trivia at Mirror Twin Brewing (games): Play trivia and win some prizes!
  • 7pm: West Sixth Brewing Fest of Ales Pop Up at West Sixth Brewing (alcohol): Come hit West Sixth Brewing for a pre #LexFestofAles beer, some grub and to get ready for the main event (happening 9/6). Plus, some swag, VIP ticket giveaways, and more! This is another chance to purchase tickets in person (versus online), if that’s your thing.
  • 7:30pm: Fantasy Draft Package at Tin Roof Lexington: They are offering multiple day/night reservations for your fantasy team to come draft on the stage at Tin Roof Lexington! More details: HERE.
  • 8pm: Pub Trivia at HopCat Lexington (games): Play trivia and win prizes!
  • 8:30pm: Trippy Team Trivia at Mellow Mushroom Pizza (games): Get the crew together and test your smarts!!

 

Thursday, September 5, 2019

  • 5pm: East End Community Market at The Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center (food): Bring home your very own share of this season’s finest local produce, with ten different mouthwatering varieties at each pick-up. Their veggies are cooperatively purchased, so we’re able to buy direct from local farms at wholesale cost. Your family can join the fun by pre-ordering your share – they use a sliding scale, so EVERYONE is included.
  • 6pm: Road to Roots Celebration at The Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center: Featuring Gidi Agbeko and Godwin Abotsi, masters of the music and dance of West Africa. More details: HERE.
  • 6pm: Discovery Night: Born to be Wild at The Living Arts & Science Center (kid friendly): What does it mean to be WILD? Come out as we ask these questions and more with special live animal guest appearances from Second Chances Wildlife Center of Louisville, Kentucky and a beautiful new planetarium show about biodiversity and ecosystems, Expedition Reef! During this program you will learn about wild animals, where to find them, what they need, and what to do if you find one! Together, we can help protect and conserve wild animals who share our habitat. Expected animal friends include a skunk and an armadillo!
  • 6:30pm: Fantasy Draft Package at Tin Roof Lexington: They are offering multiple day/night reservations for your fantasy team to come draft on the stage at Tin Roof Lexington! More details: HERE.
  • 6:30pm: Thoroughbred Trivia Night at Mirror Twin Brewing Company (games): Entry fee is $20 per team, and all proceeds benefit the Maker’s Mark Secretariat Center. A huge thank you to Mirror Twin for hosting the inaugural trivia night!
  • 7pm: Hinder / HANNAN / Whalerus / Gravelswitch at Manchester Music Hall (music): Live music! Tickets available: HERE.
  • 7pm: Rhinegeist Fest of Ales Pop-Up at Parlay Social (alcohol): Come hang with Rhinegeist at Parlay Social for your last chance to purchase tickets in person,win VIP tickets, snag some swag, and more!
  • 7pm: End of Summer Cook-Out at J. Render’s Southern Table & Bar (food): Let’s say goodbye to summer with a grand party at J. Render’s. Reservations are required, call 859-533-9777 to reserve your table. The patio will be reserved only for those participating in the cook-out. See menu: HERE.
  • 7pm: Tahlsound Festival Preview with West Sixth Brewing at PieTana (music/food): Live music, giveaways, outdoor fun, and a beer garden!
  • 7:30pm: 1st Annual NFL Kick Off Wing Eating Contest at Banners (food): 15 bone-in wings doused in delicious Bluegrass Snack Company Smokehouse Buffalo Sauce, 3 minutes, who’s winning…? Register: HERE.
  • 8pm: Team Trivia at Blue Stallion Brewing (games): You and your friends can win awesome prizes from the brewery or a free appetizer from Dad’s Favorites Deli if you’ve got the best team name!

 

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