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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

Fri 7/28/17 - 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

Fri 7/28/17 - 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

Fri 7/28/17 - Fri 3/30/18 at 9am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Gallery, Museum, Photography
Kentucky: As Seen On Instagram presented by City Gallery
Pam Miller Downtown Arts Center
Lexington, KY

Fri 7/28/17 - Sun 8/6/17 at 11am-8pm
Art: Art Show
MIX IT UP!
It’s time to MIX IT UP! Join us for a summer gathering of new work by Gallery artists. Opening Friday, July 21st for Gallery Hop and remaining up through September 2nd.
New Editions Gallery
Lexington, KY

Fri 7/28/17 - Sat 9/2/17
Special Event: Children, Summer Camp
Camp Whachudo: Adventure
Outdoor adventure camp for 1st-6th grade kids (doing things like navigation skills, camping skills, wood-working, etc) July 24-28 5:30-8:30pm $30 early registration / $45 after July 14 Limited scholarships available Offered by First Assembly of God ...
Lexington First Assembly of God
Lexington, KY

Fri 7/28/17 at 5:30pm-8:30pm
Music: Classical
Music and Magic
Experience the magic of discovery by using your eyes, your ears, and your imagination.  Turn on your inner wizard with us on July 24-28 as you: Experience music class at a school of wizardry, Make your own wands for magic and music, Play Musical Quidditch,...
University of Kentucky – Fine Arts Building
Lexington, KY

Fri 7/28/17 at 9am-12pm
Art: Art Show, Gallery, Drawings/Works on Paper, Mixed Media, Sculpture, Ceramics/Pottery, Painting, Photography
NotBIG (4) the Exhibit: A Juried Small Arts Competition
Local and National Artists Chosen as Finalists Awards and Artist Reception, August 4th, 5-8pm, 2017 M S Rezny Studio/Gallery is pleased to announce the finals in the national small arts juried competition notBIG(4) The Exhibit. There was no intended...
M.S. Rezny Studio/Gallery
Lexington, KY

Fri 7/28/17 - Thu 8/31/17 at 12pm-5pm
Sports: Equestrian
Kentucky Summer Horse Show
The Kentucky Summer Horse Show is a 5-day hunter/jumper show, and is the first part of the two part Kentucky Summer Horse Show 2017 series. This event draws local riders, international riders and even former Olympians.
Kentucky Horse Park
Lexington, KY

Fri 7/28/17 - Sun 7/30/17 at 8am-5pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Baby Jam
This fun and energetic lapsit story time develops pre-reading skills with books, songs, and activities, and promotes budding social skills and child-caregiver interaction.
Lexington Public Library – Eastside Branch
Lexington, KY

Fri 7/28/17 at 10:15am
Fri 7/28/17 at 11am
Music: Family/Child
Crossroads Family Concert
Hey central Kentucky, here's something awesome happening! It's gonna be LOUD, it's gonna be BIG, and it's ALL for you and your friends! If you have kids, you're more than welcome! Bring your friends, your kids, and your kids' friends for an hour-long co...
Crossroads Christian Church
Lexington, KY

Fri 7/28/17 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Discover Summer Wrap Up Party
Celebrate the end of summer!
Lexington Public Library – Beaumont Branch
Lexington, KY

Fri 7/28/17 at 2pm
Art: Art Show, Sculpture, Installations
Fourth Friday Opening: Castlewood Downs/Still They Persist
6-9pm @ the Loudoun House Free to LAL members/students with valid college ID $5 general admission Food/drinks provided by Sweet LiLu's Music by DJ Leeroy "Castlewood Downs" sculptural exhibition, presented in partnership with Lexington Parks and Rec...
Loudon House
Lexington, KY

Fri 7/28/17
Art: Art Show, Museum, Photography
Frank Döring: I Would Redesign That Udder
Döring finds a microcosm of the human—and animal—condition at the state and county fairs that take place all summer long within a day’s drive of his Lexington home. With empathy, sensitivity, and humor, Döring has been photographing the champion steers, gr...
Art Museum at the University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Fri 7/28/17 at 10am-8pm
Sat 7/29/17 at 12pm-5pm
Sun 7/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 8/1/17 at 10am-5pm
Wed 8/2/17 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop
FREE Writing Practice
This practice offers writers the opportunity to engage in a creative and communicative loop without judgment. We will write from a variety of prompts designed to get writers to loosen their inner censor and simply get words on the page during two or three ...
Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
Lexington, KY

Fri 7/28/17 at 12pm-1:30pm
Fri 8/4/17 at 12pm-1:30pm
Fri 8/11/17 at 12pm-1:30pm
Fri 8/18/17 at 12pm-1:30pm
Fri 8/25/17 at 12pm-1:30pm
Music: Folk, Live Music in Bar/Club
Frontier Folk Nebraska
The Burl
Lexington, KY

Fri 7/28/17 at 9pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop
Gourmet Learning: Understanding the Constitution
Everyone’s talking about the Constitution these days. So what’s in it, anyway? UK Constitutional Law Professor Josh Douglas hits the highlights – from free speech to due process – in a luncheon workshop designed to help us engage thoughtfully in current af...
Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
Lexington, KY

Fri 7/28/17 at 12pm-1:30pm
Special Event: Tour
Grand Tour of Homes - Building Industry Association of Central KY
The Grand Tour of Homes is the BIA's Annual scattered site showcase of new homes. This event features homes built by BIA Professional Builder Members and provides a great opportunity for consumers to view the latest trends in new home construction and to s...
Building Industry Association of Central Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Fri 7/28/17 at 5pm-8pm
Sat 7/29/17 - Sun 7/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Art: Photography
History of Photography
"History of Photography" includes over 90 photographs drawn from museums, libraries, and collections that illustrate how changing technique and technology influenced the photographer’s work, and demonstrate the powerfully expressive quality of the medium. ...
Headley-Whitney Museum of Art
Lexington, KY

Fri 7/28/17 at 10am-5pm
Sat 7/29/17 - Sun 7/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 8/2/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/3/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 8/4/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Art Talk, Prints
imPRESSIVE prints: A Bluegrass Printmakers' Cooperative Group Exhibition
The Bluegrass Printmakers Cooperative & Parks and Recreation and Pam Miller Downtown Arts Center presents imPRESSive PRINTS Featuring artists: Jamaal Barber - Atlanta, GA Linda Blumer - Lexington, KY Jared Clemons - Lexington, KY Pattie Hood - Lexington...
Pam Miller Downtown Arts Center
Lexington, KY

Fri 7/28/17 at 11am-8pm
Sat 7/29/17 at 11am-8pm
Sun 7/30/17 at 10am-2pm
Tue 8/1/17 at 11am-5pm
Wed 8/2/17 at 11am-5pm
    

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