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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

Fri 12/6/19 - Tue 12/31/19 at 12am-12pm
Special Event: Community Event
Southern Lights – Presented by the KHP Foundation
The annual Southern Lights Holiday Festival takes place at the Kentucky Horse Park. With three full miles of lights, this family-friendly festival has an eye-popping, selfie-worthy array of holiday displays. Drive through the lights, then enjoy park activi...
Kentucky Horse Park
Lexington, KY

Fri 12/6/19 - Tue 12/31/19
Special Event: Animals, Benefit/Fundraiser, For the Family, Holiday
Lexington Humane Society Holiday Boutique
Happy Pawlidays! The Lexington Humane Society Holiday Boutique opens on November 18 and will run through December 26. 100% of the proceeds benefit the animals of LHS. Shop the boutique, and you'll find gifts for people, gifts for pets, and gifts for people...
Lexington Humane Society
Lexington, KY

Fri 12/6/19 - Tue 12/24/19 at 12pm-6pm
Special Event: Fair/Festival, Holiday, For the Family
Southern Lights Holiday Festival
The 26th Annual Southern Lights holiday festival will return to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, November 29-December 31. (Non-Driving Holiday Festival activities closed Dec. 24-31) The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation presents Southern Lights annually,...
Kentucky Horse Park
Lexington, KY

Fri 12/6/19 - Tue 12/31/19 at 5:30pm-10pm
Theater: Drama, Play
Machinal presented by UK Theatre+Dance
Machinal By Sophie Treadwell Directed by Christina Ritter December 5-7 @ 7:30pm, December 7-8 @ 2pm "The Plot is the story of a woman who murders her husband - an ordinary young woman, any woman." So begins Sophie Treadwell's Expressionistic play...
University of Kentucky – Fine Arts Building
Lexington, KY

Fri 12/6/19 at 7:30pm-9pm
Sat 12/7/19 at 2pm till 3:30pm, 7:30pm till 9pm
Sun 12/8/19 at 2pm-3:30pm
Music: Folk
Amigo the Devil
If you’ve ever heard a room full of people yelling “I hope your husband dies” in a some harmoniously sloppy, drunken unison, you’ve probably stumbled into an Amigo The Devil show. Danny Kiranos, better known to the masses as his musical counterpart Amigo T...
Cosmic Charlie's
Lexington, KY

Fri 12/6/19 at 8pm
Art: Art Show
Bethany Collins: Benediction
In drawings, prints, paintings, and sculptures, Chicago-based artist Bethany Collins interrogates words in order to reveal their potential to empower or betray us. She uses official frameworks for language, as in standard dictionaries and political reports...
University of Kentucky Art Museum
Lexington, KY

Fri 12/6/19 at 12pm-5pm
Sat 12/7/19 at 12pm-5pm
Sun 12/8/19 at 12pm-5pm
Special Event: Tour
Bourbon Barons: The Ripy's
This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY. We will take you on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. We will follow the growth...
Stone Fences Tours
Lexington, KY

Fri 12/6/19 at 8:30am-3:30pm
Theater: Drama, Family/Child, Holiday, Play
Dickens' A Christmas Carol at Waveland
Relive Christmas of the past with scenes from the Dickens’ classic, “A Christmas Carol” at Waveland State Historic Site. Since this Christmas classic was written in 1843, it only seems fitting to celebrate Christmas of the past in a historic home that was ...
Waveland State Historic Site
Lexington, KY

Fri 12/6/19 at 7pm till 8pm, 8:30pm till 9:30pm
Sat 12/7/19 at 7pm till 8pm, 8:30pm till 9:30pm
Sat 12/7/19 at 5:30pm-6:30pm
Sun 12/8/19 at 5:30pm-6:30pm
Fri 12/13/19 at 7pm till 8pm, 8:30pm till 9:30pm
Art: Art Show
Encounters
The paintings in this exhibition include a range of portraits showing people in seated and standing poses.
University of Kentucky Art Museum
Lexington, KY

Fri 12/6/19 at 12pm-5pm
Sat 12/7/19 at 12pm-5pm
Sun 12/8/19 at 12pm-5pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop
Family Caregiver Workshop
This program will give valuable information to families and individuals dealing with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia about the basics of dementia, caring for the caregiver, community resources, and understanding & responding to dementia-r...
Alzheimer's Association
Lexington, KY

Fri 12/6/19 at 9am-4pm
Music: Metal, Rock
Five Finger Death Punch
Metal band Five Finger Death Punch has built a devout fan base fondly referred to as "Knuckleheads." The group's first two albums spawned seven consecutive top ten singles at Active Rock Radio with 'Bad Company' peaking at #1 and 'Far From Home' hitting #2...
University of Kentucky – Rupp Arena
Lexington, KY

Fri 12/6/19 at 6:30pm
Art: Art Show
The Good Earth
Julian Dupré's In the Pasture takes center stage in this exhibition that looks at the power of the land—as a source of nourishment as well as a marker of place and history.
University of Kentucky Art Museum
Lexington, KY

Fri 12/6/19
Sat 12/7/19
Sun 12/8/19
Tue 12/10/19
Wed 12/11/19
Special Event: Holiday, Craft Show, Food/Tasting
Holiday Brews and Browse Market
The 2nd annual Rock House Brewing holiday market with a variety of vendors including art, crafts, home goods, clothing, jewelry, beauty products, essential oils and food. There will be a food truck Kyle’s kitchen, special holiday beer releases and live mus...
Rock House Brewing
Lexington, KY

Fri 12/6/19 at 5pm-8pm
Special Event: Tour
Home for the Holidays: Deck the Halls
Escape the stress and mania of modern Christmas by visiting the Victorian era. We take a step back in time to the bucolic mid-1800s. Let us guide you back in time my visiting two of central Kentucky’s most beautiful mansions, Ward Hall and White Hall. We w...
Stone Fences Tours
Lexington, KY

Fri 12/6/19 at 5pm-9pm
Special Event: Gardening
Houseplant Happy Hour
Join us for a fun evening of special discounts on houseplants, free potting with houseplant & pot purchase, our houseplant experts to answer questions and wine/light refreshments.
King's Gardens
Lexington, KY

Fri 12/6/19 at 5pm-7pm
Art: Art Show
Illumination
The transcendent quality of light has engaged artists for centuries. This installation drawn from the permanent collection explores literal and metaphoric meanings of illumination. It includes sun-shot landscapes, a gold-leafed Russian icon, a Tiffany lamp...
University of Kentucky Art Museum
Lexington, KY

Fri 12/6/19 at 12pm-5pm
Sat 12/7/19 at 12pm-5pm
Sun 12/8/19 at 12pm-5pm
Art: Art Show
Illumination
Drawn from the Museum's permanent collection, an exhibition that explores literal and metaphoric meanings of illumination. It includes sun-shot landscapes, a gold-leafed Russian icon, a Tiffany lamp, and a curious painting commissioned by the Bituminous Co...
University of Kentucky Art Museum
Lexington, KY

Fri 12/6/19
Sat 12/7/19
Sun 12/8/19
Art: Art Show
Interwoven:Joan Snyder, Judy Ledgerwood, Crystal Gregory
Interwoven brings together a trio of artists who make work deeply informed by feminism through their embrace of personal narratives, symbols, and choice of motifs. They share an interest in varied texture, a dynamic use of color and gesture, and material a...
University of Kentucky Art Museum
Lexington, KY

Fri 12/6/19 at 12pm-5pm
Sat 12/7/19 at 12pm-5pm
Sun 12/8/19 at 12pm-5pm
Special Event: For the Family
Jillian's Joy Box Christmas Open house/ Toy Drive
Open house toy drive. Bring a new unwrapped toy or monetary donation and tour our Christmas Wonderland, with over 120 animated dolls! See if you can find all the items on the scavenger hunt for a prize. Enjoy a cup of hot cider and a treat from Baked Bl...
Jillian's Joy Box
Lexington, KY

Fri 12/6/19 at 6pm-9pm
Fri 12/13/19 at 6pm-9pm
Fri 12/20/19 at 6pm-9pm
    

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