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Special Event: Horse Racing, History/Science
Man O' War: The Mostest Horse That Ever Was
He is an American icon, born in Kentucky, who would go on to capture the country's imagination as well as 20 of 21 starts in his racing career. To celebrate his 100th anniversary, the Kentucky Horse Park is creating a yearlong Man o' War celebration. There...
Kentucky Horse Park
Lexington, KY

Sat 4/29/17 - Wed 11/1/17 at 9am-5pm
Special Event: Equestrian
Legends of the Saddlebred World: The Lives & Times of Tom & Donna Moore
Tom and Donna Moore were innovators and game changers in the Saddlebred industry, both as a team and separately. They put together several dynasties of show horses never before matched by a public training stable, and their names are synonymous with world’...
Kentucky Horse Park
Lexington, KY

Sat 4/29/17 - Sat 12/30/17 at 8am-5pm
Special Event: Gardening, Ethnic
Around Versailles and the Bluegrass: The Art of Eric Johnson
Around Versailles and the Bluegrass: The Art of Eric Johnson Show begins April 5 and runs through May 14. There will be a closing reception on Fri. May 7 from 2-4pm. (All welcome) This series of paintings is artist Eric Johnson's reaction to the beautiful ...
Woodford County Library
Versailles, KY

Sat 4/29/17 - Sun 5/14/17 at 9:30am-8pm
Art: Art Show, Art Talk
"Fixing the Wind"- Works by Darrell Kincer
"The process for these works has had a lot to do with faith and intuition. I’ve been making photograms with mordançage for many years, but never at this size – 3 x 5 feet. As a result, I have had to recalibrate my methods on an exponential scale. My one-pe...
Georgetown College – Cochenour Gallery
Georgetown, KY

Sat 4/29/17 - Sat 5/13/17 at 12pm-4:30pm
Art: Art Show
it could be anything - Senior Art Show
The Anne Wright Wilson Fine Arts Gallery is pleased to present it could be anything, an art show by the 2017 Georgetown College senior thesis candidates. It will run from April 20th through May 12th, with an opening reception on Thursday, April 20th from 6...
Georgetown College – Anne Wright Wilson Fine Arts Gallery
Georgetown, KY

Sat 4/29/17 - Fri 5/12/17 at 12pm-4:30pm
Special Event: Equestrian
Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event
"Rolex Kentucky" is one of the world's most prestigious equestrian competitions, and is one of only six Four-Star Three-Day Events in the world and the only one in the Western Hemisphere. Part of the FEI Classics Series, it unites the top four-star interna...
Kentucky Horse Park
Lexington, KY

Sat 4/29/17 - Sun 4/30/17 at 8am-6pm
Special Event: Community Event, Children, Lecture, Food Truck
A Garden Affair
Enjoy a fun-filled day of garden-related events. Shop several vendor booths with garden wares, listen to speakers, enjoy children's activities and enjoy several local food trucks.
Headley-Whitney Museum of Art
Lexington, KY

Sat 4/29/17 - Sun 4/30/17 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Antiques, Gardening, Benefit/Fundraiser, Nature, For the Family, Expo/Trade Show
A Garden Affair at The Headley-Whitney Museum of Art
The Bluegrass region's most outstanding new garden event. The art of the garden comes to life with exceptional lectures, events and exhibitors. Throughout the weekend lectures from Ben Page, Andrea Wulf, Tom Kimmerer, and Philippe de Boncourt, as well as o...
Headley-Whitney Museum of Art
Lexington, KY

Sat 4/29/17 - Sun 4/30/17 at 10am-6pm
Comedy: Stand Up Comedy
Brian Posehn
Comedian/actor/writer Brian Posehn always has a full plate in front of him. He's constantly touring as a stand-up comedian in the best comedy clubs and rock venues in the country. 2013 marked the release of his first hour long special, "The Fartist," throu...
Comedy Off Broadway
Lexington, KY

Sat 4/29/17 at 7:15pm and 9:45pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
A Conversation with Philippe de Boncourt
Philippe de Boncourt is a garden architect born in Northern France. He has designed gardens around the world.
Headley-Whitney Museum of Art
Lexington, KY

Sat 4/29/17 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Signing/Readings
A Conversation with Tom Kimmerer
Tom Kimmerer is a tree scientist and the author of "Venerable Trees-History, Biology and Conservation."
Headley-Whitney Museum of Art
Lexington, KY

Sat 4/29/17 at 10am-11am
Special Event: Nature, Gardening, Education
Arbor Day: 26th Annual Celebration at The Arboretum Celebrating the Past, PLANting the Future
Opening ceremony at 10:00 am in the Tree Giveaway Tent includes proclamation by the Mayor, recognition of sponsors, Cassidy Elementary School 1st & 2nd graders chorus performance. Free admission to the Kentucky Children's Garden! 3 exhibitor tents, tree gi...
The Arboretum (State Botanical Garden of Kentucky)
Lexington, KY

Sat 4/29/17 at 10am-2pm
Art: Mixed Media, Museum
An exhibition featuring the arts and designed objects made from recycled, renewable and sustainable materials from over 25 artists and designers from Lexington and around the world.
Headley-Whitney Museum of Art
Lexington, KY

Sat 4/29/17 at 12pm-4pm
Sun 4/30/17 at 12pm-4pm
Wed 5/3/17 at 10am-4pm
Thu 5/4/17 at 10am-4pm
Fri 5/5/17 at 10am-4pm
Music: Indie, Live Music in Bar/Club, Rock
Balance & Composure
Balance & Composure is a five-piece rock band out of Doylestown, PA, whose love for early 90's underground alt rock is apparent in their sound. After forming in 2007 and releasing a number of EPs, the band is now touring to support their debut, full-length...
Louisville, KY

Sat 4/29/17 at 8pm
Special Event: Relationships, Religious, Family/Child, Class/Workshop, Seminar, Classes/Clinics, Conference, Special Event, Parents/Parenting
Blended & Blessed: Keys to Stepfamily Success
A FREE one-day livestream event for stepfamily couples, single parents, dating couples with kids, and those who care about blended families. Hear some of today's most trusted and respected experts as they unpack five keys that are crucial to healthy stepfa...
Quest Community Church
Lexington, KY

Sat 4/29/17 at 9:30am-5pm
Sports: Bluegrass, Extreme Sports, For the Family
Bluegrass River Run Presented by Beinthewater
The Explore Kentucky Initiative is proud to announce the creation of Bluegrass River Run presented by Beinthewater as a the kick-off race of the 2017 Kentucky Waterman Series season. BRR is a great early season race to recover from the winter. Paddlers wil...
Fort Boonesborough State Park
Richmond, KY

Sat 4/29/17 at 9am-4pm
Special Event: Gardening, Community Event
Capital Area Master Gardener Plant Sale
Capital Area Master Gardner Plant Sale, Saturday, April 29, 9am-2pm at the Franklin County Fairgrounds, 118 Park Avenue, Frankfort. Vegetable, herbs, perennials, butterfly and native plants. Children's activities, garden art and silent auction. Grilled ...
Lakeview Park
Frankfort, KY

Sat 4/29/17 at 9am-2pm
Talks & Readings: Gaming
Chess Mates Drop-in Chess Club
Drop-in chess. All skill levels. Lessons, snacks, pick up games.
Lexington Public Library – Eastside Branch
Lexington, KY

Sat 4/29/17 at 10am
Special Event: Children
Coaster Car Derby
3rd annual Jim Edd Shearer Coaster Car Derby on East Main St in Wilmore. Watch youngsters race down East Main St to claim award for fastest racer this year!
East Main Street
Wilmore, KY

Sat 4/29/17 at 11am-2pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Coffee House Writers
Join us for the kick off Nov 12th 11am-Noon at Third Street Stuff Cafe CoffeeHouse writers is a grassroots organization that’s mission is to bring together diverse writers from around the Lexington area to blog in unison, share ideas, writings, and enco...
Third Street Stuff
Lexington, KY

Sat 4/29/17 at 11am-12pm
Sat 5/27/17 at 11am-12pm
Sat 6/24/17 at 11am-12pm

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