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Art: Art Show, Art Talk, Children's Arts/Crafts
Be a BLUEGRASS Printmaker
Register online at: https://www.lexingtonky.gov/artworks-carver-school Or call 859 425 2057 and use the class code and pay over the phone using a credit or debit card! Or stop by the office at Artworks at the Carver Center, 522 Patterson Street, Lexingt...
Lexington Parks and Recreation Artworks Cultural Center
Lexington, KY

Thu 10/18/18 - Tue 12/31/19 at 12am-12pm
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

Thu 10/18/18 - Wed 10/31/18 at 9am-5pm
Sports: Equestrian, Horse Racing
Black Horseman of the Kentucky Turf
The IMH’s latest exhibit celebrates the influential contributions of African Americans to the horse industry in Kentucky. The African American contribution to the rise of Thoroughbred racing as the nation’s most popular sport of the 19th century is undeni...
Kentucky Horse Park – International Museum of the Horse
Lexington, KY

Thu 10/18/18 - Mon 12/31/18 at 9am-4pm
Special Event: Gardening
Ashland Terrace Public Cutting Garden
Ric's Garden, the public cutting garden at Ashland Terrace is open for business! See pricing below; all proceeds go to the maintenance of the garden and to feed the critters! Roses and vegetables are reserved for residents only.
Ashland Terrace
Lexington, KY

Thu 10/18/18 - Wed 10/31/18 at 7am-8pm
Thu 10/18/18 - Wed 10/31/18 at 8am-8pm
Art: Art Show, Drawings/Works on Paper, Painting
Interludes-Paintings and Drawings by C Bannock, ML Dean, KR Johnson, P McNeese
“Interludes” Painting and Drawings by Chris Brannock. Mary Louise Dean, Kathy Rees Johnson and Patrick McNeese Exhibit on view: October 9th – November 16th Artist Closing Reception, November 16th with Gallery Hop A range of media and supports ...
M.S. Rezny Studio/Gallery
Lexington, KY

Thu 10/18/18 - Fri 11/16/18 at 12pm-5pm
Art: Art Show
Carlos Gamez de Francisco: An Uncommon Vision: Equines, Archetypes and Allegories
Born in Cuba and formally trained at the finest art schools in the country, Carlos Gamez de Francisco is already in collections at 21C Hotel and around the world. Obsessed with the past, but uniquely grounded in the present, this exhibit explores our prodi...
New Editions Gallery
Lexington, KY

Thu 10/18/18 - Sat 10/20/18 at 11am-5:30pm
Tue 10/23/18 - Sat 10/27/18 at 11am-5:30pm
Tue 10/30/18 - Sat 11/3/18 at 11am-5:30pm
Special Event: Holiday
Halloween Camp-Out II – (Campers Only)
The Halloween Campout returns for its annual fright with two great weekends in 2018! It will include an ice cream social, games and crafts for the kids, live entertainment, trick or treating, a costume contest and much more. This is the perfect way to send...
Kentucky Horse Park
Lexington, KY

Thu 10/18/18 - Sat 10/20/18 at 8am-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Tour, History/Science
Equine Cemetery Tour
(2 hours in length), $15 per person. A new walking equine cemetery tour will bring visitors to some of our very famous (and other not-as-famous) past Equine residents! Explore some of the cemeteries and graves we have around the center of the Kentucky Hor...
Kentucky Horse Park
Lexington, KY

Thu 10/18/18 - Sat 10/20/18 at 6pm-8pm
Wed 10/24/18 - Sat 10/27/18 at 6pm-8pm
Sports: Equestrian
Hagyard MidSouth 3-Day Event & Team Challenge
The Hagyard MidSouth Three-Day Event and Team Challenge is a 3-day eventing competition. This event is USEA and USEF sanctioned. The three disciplines that will make up the competition are dressage, cross-country, and show jumping.
Kentucky Horse Park
Lexington, KY

Thu 10/18/18 - Sun 10/21/18 at 8am-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
KHP History Tour
(2 hours in length), $15 per person. An excursion around the Kentucky Horse Park shows visitors the history of the lands that make up the park today. Visit 19th-Century family cemeteries, experience the dueling grounds, and enjoy some treats along the way...
Kentucky Horse Park
Lexington, KY

Thu 10/18/18 - Sat 10/20/18 at 5:30pm-7:30pm
Wed 10/24/18 - Sat 10/27/18 at 5:30pm-7:30pm
Special Event: Living History
Victorian Mourning Customs
Victorian Mourning Customs Oct 17 – 18, 2018 at 7 p.m. both nights Victorians understood that death was an everyday part of life and that there were many rules of mourning etiquette expected to be followed. Each phase of mourning sent a special so...
Waveland State Historic Site
Lexington, KY

Thu 10/18/18 at 7pm-8pm
Art: Art Show
Alix Pearlstein: GRASS
Alix Pearlstein is a New York-based artist whose videos and performances bring together groups of actors to explore both scripted and improvised movements and dialogue. The results possess a sense of purpose and restraint as the camera and participating bo...
Art Museum at the University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Thu 10/18/18 at 12pm-5pm
Fri 10/19/18 at 12pm-5pm
Sat 10/20/18 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 10/22/18 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 10/23/18 at 12pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Authors at Ashland-Kentucky Haunts
The last author series of the year is spooky themed, featuring Daniel Meyer’s book, Kentucky Haunts. Instead of lunch, we’ll be providing finger food and light appetizers. Meyer’s book explores the history, legends, and ghosts of more than 40 ‘haunted’ ...
Ashland – The Henry Clay Estate
Lexington, KY

Thu 10/18/18 at 5:30pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Cuddle Babies
Get acquainted with this gentle story time featuring music, songs, bounces, and stories.
Lexington Public Library - Beaumont Branch
Lexington, KY

Thu 10/18/18 at 11am
Thu 10/25/18 at 11am
Thu 11/1/18 at 11am
Thu 11/8/18 at 11am
Thu 11/15/18 at 11am
Art: Art Show
Downstage from Meatyard
This exhibition presents a range of artists whose diverse works can be linked to aspects of Ralph Eugene Meatyard’s creative principles and methods. Exhibiting artists include Roger Ballen, Mia Cinelli, Mara Eagle, Robert C. May, Guy Mendes, Didier and Fra...
Art Museum at the University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Thu 10/18/18 at 12pm-5pm
Fri 10/19/18 at 12pm-5pm
Sat 10/20/18 at 12pm-5pm
Sun 10/21/18 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 10/23/18 at 12pm-5pm
Sports: Equestrian
Keeneland Fall Race Meet
Keeneland Race Course
Lexington, KY

Thu 10/18/18 at 1:05pm
Thu 10/18/18 at 1:05pm
Fri 10/19/18 at 1:05pm
Fri 10/19/18 at 1:05pm
Sat 10/20/18 at 1:05pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Little Listeners
Learn through listening and play in this interactive story time with books, songs, and rhymes.
Lexington Public Library - Eastside Branch
Lexington, KY

Thu 10/18/18 at 11am
Thu 10/25/18 at 11am
Thu 11/1/18 at 11am
Thu 11/8/18 at 11am
Thu 11/15/18 at 11am
Music: Indie
Mikaela Davis
Mikaela Davis is an indie harpist/singer-songwriter from Rochester, NY.
The Burl
Lexington, KY

Thu 10/18/18 at 9pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Preschool Play & Learn
Learn out loud at the library with this active story time featuring books, music, movement, and other activities that promote early learning for preschoolers.
Lexington Public Library - Tates Creek Branch
Lexington, KY

Thu 10/18/18 at 10:30am
Thu 10/25/18 at 10:30am
Thu 11/1/18 at 10:30am
Thu 11/8/18 at 10:30am
Thu 11/15/18 at 10:30am
Art: Art Show, Photography
Ralph Eugene Meatyard: Stages for Being
Ralph Eugene Meatyard (1925 – 1972) moved to Lexington in 1950 and developed a passion for photography along with his career as an optician. Over the next two decades, he would craft the enigmatic images that would assure him a place in the history of the ...
Art Museum at the University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Thu 10/18/18 at 12pm-5pm
Fri 10/19/18 at 12pm-5pm
Sat 10/20/18 at 12pm-5pm
Sun 10/21/18 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 10/23/18 at 12pm-5pm
    

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