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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

Sun 9/24/17 - 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

Sun 9/24/17 - Sat 12/30/17 at 8am-5pm
Special Event: Museum, Equestrian, Horse Racing
The Journey Continues: Preston Dyer’s Bedouin Experience
The International Museum of the Horse follows the journey of Preston Dyer as he embarks on the second leg of his trip to the Middle East to seek out Arabian bloodstock to bring back to America. Come see the dramatic photo-documentation of Preston Dyer and ...
Kentucky Horse Park – International Museum of the Horse
Lexington, KY

Sun 9/24/17 - Fri 3/30/18 at 9am-5pm
Art: Art Show
The Shape of Colors: Art by Jesse Albert Glenn
Artwork by Richmond, Kentucky based artist, Jesse Glenn. Kentucky native, Jesse Albert Glenn is a painter, an intellectual, and a father. He is an award winning artist who specializes in acrylic fine art. With over twenty exhibitions within the past fiv...
First Presbyterian Church
Lexington, KY

Sun 9/24/17 - Sun 10/1/17 at 9am-3pm
Art: Art Show, Art Talk
Smallish Works by Rob Bridges
Rob Bridges’ work is influenced by dreams, old tales, and the mysterious. His work is narrative in nature and is inspired by stories imagined wholly in his own mind. These are fragments of tales from a land called The Thousand Weed Marsh. Bridges likes to ...
Georgetown College – Cochenour Gallery
Georgetown, KY

Sun 9/24/17 - Fri 9/29/17 at 12pm-4:30pm
Art: Art Show, Gallery, Mixed Media
Beyond the Edge Collage by Jack Girard, Doug Stapleton, Carleton Wing
Using distinctively different collage techniques each artist in “Beyond the Edge” juxtaposes familiar images and objects to form a new notion or idea. Each finds collage to be a meaningful way to tell a story about themselves or an observation around them....
M.S. Rezny Studio/Gallery
Lexington, KY

Sun 9/24/17 - Sat 10/21/17 at 12pm-5pm
Sports: Equestrian
Kentucky National Hunter Jumper Show
The Kentucky National Hunter Jumper Show is a 5-day event showcasing some of the best Hunter/Jumper competitions in the country.
Kentucky Horse Park
Lexington, KY

Sun 9/24/17 at 8am-9pm
Special Event: Fair/Festival
Marion County Country Ham Days
The Last full weekend in September we celebrate Marion County Country Ham Days, a “Kentucky Top-Ten Event,” hosted by the Marion County Chamber of Commerce along with its business partners and volunteers. The festival welcomes over 40,000 visitors each yea...
Downtown Lebanon
Lebanon, KY

Sun 9/24/17 at 8am-10pm
Theater: Drama, Play
Angels in America, Part Two: Perestroika
Angels in America Part Two: Perestroika Written by Tony Kushner, directed by Meredith McDonough The second half of Kushner’s cosmic-scale portrait of America, Perestroika steers the characters introduced in Millennium Approaches towards revelation, re...
Actors Theatre of Louisville – Pamela Brown Auditorium
Louisville, KY

Sun 9/24/17 at 1pm till 4:30pm, 7pm till 10:30pm
Tue 9/26/17 at 7pm-10:30pm
Wed 9/27/17 at 1:30pm-5pm
Thu 9/28/17 - Fri 9/29/17 at 7pm-10:30pm
Sat 9/30/17 at 1pm-4:30pm
Music: Indie, Rock
Midpoint Music Festival
The two-day event in downtown Cincinnati will feature local and regional acts, including WALK THE MOON, The New Pornographers, Broken Social Scene, BADBADNOTGOOD, Valerie June, Frightened Rabbit, Dan Deacon, Noname, Seun Kuti and Egypt 80, Citizen, Mandoli...
Taft Theatre
Cincinnati, OH

Sun 9/24/17
Sun 9/24/17 at 3pm
Art: Art Show, Gallery
'Ana England: Kinship'
Feauring 25 of Ana England’s large-scale sculptures and installations, this exhibition explores the idea of kinship—a conceptual thread that has run through England’s work from the 1980s to the present. Three new works by England will be on display for the...
Cincinnati Art Museum
Cincinnati, OH

Sun 9/24/17 at 11am-5pm
Tue 9/26/17 at 11am-5pm
Wed 9/27/17 at 11am-5pm
Thu 9/28/17 at 11am-5pm
Fri 9/29/17 at 11am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Museum
Ai Weiwei: Circle Of Animals Zodiac Heads
i Weiwei’s Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads is comprised of twelve animals derived from the Chinese astrological calendar of years, weeks, and hours. The design of these heads was inspired by a specific source: an elaborate fountain created in the 1700s for ...
Speed Art Museum
Louisville, KY

Sun 9/24/17 at 12pm
Art: Art Show
Alison Saar: Breach
Saar is a sculptor, installation artist, painter, and printmaker equally adept at carving wood, assembling found objects, or creating canvases out of materials with their own histories: sugar sacks, mattress ticking, and old linens. In Breach, she looks ba...
Art Museum at the University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Sun 9/24/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 9/26/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 9/27/17 at 12pm-5pm
Thu 9/28/17 at 12pm-5pm
Fri 9/29/17 at 12pm-5pm
Art: Art Show, Ceramics/Pottery, Mixed Media, Multimedia, Museum, Sculpture, Design
Art in Pieces presented by City Gallery
The Pam Miller Downtown Arts Center and guest curator, Terri Pulley, are proud to present the latest show of City Gallery, "Art in Pieces." This international invitational showcases mosaics, an ancient artistic process that has evolved as a contemporary ex...
Pam Miller Downtown Arts Center
Lexington, KY

Sun 9/24/17 at 10am-2pm
Tue 9/26/17 - Thu 9/28/17 at 11am-5pm
Fri 9/29/17 - Sat 9/30/17 at 11am-8pm
Sun 10/1/17 at 10am-2pm
Art: Ceramics/Pottery, Art Show, Museum
Art of the Amazon
"Art of the Amazon" features objects from the collection of Joe and Mary Molinaro. The pottery, headdresses, necklaces and other items were collected over many years from tribes in the Amazon areas of Peru and Ecuador.
Headley-Whitney Museum of Art
Lexington, KY

Sun 9/24/17 at 12pm-4pm
Wed 9/27/17 at 10am-4pm
Thu 9/28/17 at 10am-4pm
Fri 9/29/17 at 10am-4pm
Sat 9/30/17 at 12pm-4pm
Special Event: Animals, Children, Farmers' Market
Devine's Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch
Come on out to Devine's Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch for a day of fall family fun. Explore their 10 acre corn maze, ride a hayride to the pumpkin patch to get your pumpkin that is included with admission. Add some adventure with thier Zipline Racers & Cornsta...
Devine's Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch
Harrodsburg, KY

Sun 9/24/17 at 1pm-5pm
Fri 9/29/17 at 6pm-10pm
Sat 9/30/17 at 10am-10pm
Sun 10/1/17 at 1pm-5pm
Fri 10/6/17 at 6pm-10pm
Special Event: Film
Dirty Dancing
In this blockbuster, an awkward 17-year-old girl’s life changes when she meets a dance instructor at a summer resort. With Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze in roles that defined their careers, Dirty Dancing not only celebrates the music of the ‘60s, it als...
Louisville Palace Theatre
Louisville, KY

Sun 9/24/17 at 2pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser, Antiques, Food/Tasting, Social Event, Education
Fall Open House
Tour the historic Stone Family/Thomas J. Goff House built c. 1838, now known as Walnut Springs Farm. The farm is located near North Middletown in Bourbon County just off US 460. Learn more about the Goff family's historical significance in the shorthorn ca...
Walnut Springs Farm
Paris, KY

Sun 9/24/17 at 2pm-5pm
Theater: Drama, Mystery/Thriller, Play
Fifth Third Bank's Dracula
His fangs are bared. His eyes glow crimson. Louisville’s favorite vampire is back! Based on Bram Stoker’s gothic tale of the immortal Transylvanian count and his unexpectedly feisty human prey, this fast-paced, fright-filled adaptation is a Halloween treat...
Actors Theatre of Louisville – Bingham Theater
Louisville, KY

Sun 9/24/17 at 2pm and 7pm
Fri 9/29/17 at 7:30pm
Sat 9/30/17 at 8pm
Sun 10/1/17 at 2pm and 7pm
Thu 10/5/17 - Fri 10/6/17 at 7:30pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser
Greater Lexington CROP Hunger Walk
Greater Lexington CROP (Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty) Hunger Walk
Second Presbyterian Church
Lexington, KY

Sun 9/24/17 at 3pm-5pm
    

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