Weekend Reading: Volume I

July 28, 2019

I decided to start a new series that I will be posting every weekend. I’ll include about 15 links that detail some of the happenings around Lexington and Louisville, as well as various parts of Kentucky. For this week’s Weekend Reading, you can find out about the Macaroni and Cheese food festival coming up this fall, recent restaurant closings, new businesses coming to Lexington, a delicious recipe, and much more!

Things to Do in Lexington, Kentucky: The Week of July 19-25, 2019

July 18, 2019

It’s the weekend again, but it looks like it will be very hot all weekend! We are in the middle of a heatwave, so be careful if you are spending any amount of time outside! I decided for this week to include just some foodie related events happening this weekend and in the upcoming week. Something to definitely mark on your calendars: Lexington Restaurant Week is coming up starting on July 25 and goes through August 3, 2019. There will be many restaurants where they will have deals for $27 a person and others will have a two can dine…

10 Budget Summer Date Ideas To Do in Lexington, Kentucky (or Central Kentucky) For Under $20 – Updated for 2019

July 15, 2019

Summer is in full swing! Summer is the perfect season to spend time outdoors, but the temperature can be brutal. Some people may be bored or have trouble with coming up with date activities that are out of the norm. Going on dates doesn’t have to be expensive, and there’s plenty of activities to do in Lexington for free and especially for under $20 for two people, instead of the stereotypical dinner and a movie. All of these ideas are perfect to do with friends as well, and some of these are even kid friendly!

Things to Do in Lexington, Kentucky: The Week Of June 28-July 4, 2019

June 27, 2019

It’s the weekend again, but it looks like it will be sunny all weekend! It sounds like the perfect weekend to spend time outdoors! There are still a few days left of Fayette Mall Restaurant Week. It began on Monday, June 24 and ends on Saturday, June 29, 2019. At Fayette Mall Restaurant Week, you can enjoy $5 menu items at some of your favorite restaurants and snack locations at Fayette Mall and in the Plaza at Fayette Mall! On Saturday, June 29, Wise Bird Cider is celebrating their grand opening. They are a brand new business that opened in…

Travel Guide: Spending an Afternoon in Downtown Versailles, Kentucky

June 21, 2019

Earlier this week, you may have seen that I got to visit Sun Valley Farm in Versailles, Kentucky. If not, you should check it out and consider going on a tour. You will have the chance to see baby horses up close and personal. Who knows, maybe one day they will be crowned a champion? Since we were only about 10 minutes from downtown, we decided to make a whole day of it. Marie from Backroad Bluegrass was gracious enough to contact some local businesses so we could have a great experience in downtown Versailles. We visited five local businesses,…

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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!

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