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Art: Art Show, Art Talk, Children's Arts/Crafts
Be a BLUEGRASS Printmaker
Register online at: 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

Mon 1/21/19 - Tue 12/31/19 at 12am-12pm
Art: Art Show, Art Talk, Gallery, Ceramics/Pottery, Mixed Media, Photography, Painting
You & Me: pairing photography with other artistic mediums
Imagine photography with paint, with drawing, with fiber, with sculpture. This exhibit pairs Mary Rezny’s photography with artists working in other mediums. Rezny, a mixed media photographer, uses digital, tradition and non-traditional techniques in her ...
M.S. Rezny Studio/Gallery
Lexington, KY

Mon 1/21/19 - Sat 2/16/19 at 12pm-5pm
Art: Gallery
Data, Mine
Work by Hasan Elahi and Laurie Frick ----- “Data, Mine”, the title of this two-person exhibition featuring the work of data visualization artists Hasan Elahi and Laurie Frick, references the methodology and relationship the artists have with data. In the e...
Transylvania University – Morlan Gallery
Lexington, KY

Mon 1/21/19 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 1/22/19 at 12pm-5pm
Wed 1/23/19 at 12pm-5pm
Thu 1/24/19 at 12pm-5pm
Fri 1/25/19 at 12pm-5pm
Special Event: Children, Class/Workshop, Community Event, For the Family, Education
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: A Community Celebration
After the downtown MLK march or your other morning activities, head to the Carnegie Center to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Join us for lunch and an inspirational speech, followed by a series of interactive family activities in art, music...
Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
Lexington, KY

Mon 1/21/19 at 12:30pm-2:30pm
Theater: Play, Drama
MLK Day: The Mountaintop
The Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center and Message Theater are proud to present Katori Hall's 'The Mountaintop'. This fictional depiction of the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.'s last night on earth is set entirely in Room 306 of the Lorraine Motel on th...
Lyric Theatre
Lexington, KY

Mon 1/21/19 at 6pm-9pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop
Writing Kids' Books
Find focus, gain confidence, and learn about writing fiction for kids through discussion, peer-sharing, and writing exercises. Come with a work-in-progress– or at least an idea for one. This all-levels class is led by Marcia Thornton Jones, an award-winnin...
Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
Lexington, KY

Mon 1/21/19 at 12pm-1:30pm
Mon 1/28/19 at 12pm-1:30pm
Mon 2/4/19 at 12pm-1:30pm
Mon 2/11/19 at 12pm-1:30pm
Mon 2/18/19 at 12pm-1:30pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Education, General
Know Your Kentucky: The Thoroughbred Industry
Join us for the first of our new series, “Know Your Kentucky.” Whether you’ve lived in Kentucky for a year or a lifetime, there is likely still more you can learn about the thoroughbred business and its setting in the bluegrass state. We will discuss the h...
Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
Lexington, KY

Tue 1/22/19 at 5:30pm-7pm
Tue 1/29/19 at 5:30pm-7pm
Tue 2/5/19 at 5:30pm-7pm
Tue 2/12/19 at 5:30pm-7pm
Tue 2/19/19 at 5:30pm-7pm
Dance: Modern Western Square Dance Class, Country/Folk, Class/Workshop
Square Dance Lessons
First 2 lessons are FREE. No partner or experience needed. Classes will meet twice a week until “graduation” at a regular club dance on Friday, March 22nd. Come join the FUN…meet new people and make new friends.
Southern Heights Baptist Church
Lexington, KY

Tue 1/22/19 at 7pm-9pm
Sat 1/26/19 at 1pm-3pm
Tue 1/29/19 at 7pm-9pm
Sat 2/2/19 at 1pm-3pm
Tue 2/5/19 at 7pm-9pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Course for Family Members of Persons With a Mental Health Condition
A free Family-to-Family education course for relatives/caregivers of individuals affected by a mental health condition will be offered by NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (Lexington Affiliate) beginning January 16th, 2019. The course meets fo...
NAMI Lexington
Lexington, KY

Wed 1/23/19 at 6:30pm-9pm
Wed 1/30/19 at 6:30pm-9pm
Wed 2/6/19 at 6:30pm-9pm
Wed 2/13/19 at 6:30pm-9pm
Wed 2/20/19 at 6:30pm-9pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop
Fiction Writing Group
This is an opportunity for fiction writers of all genres and levels of experience. Through hands-on writing exercises and discussion of contemporary fiction, we will examine such nuts-and-bolts elements as voice, point of view, mood, and plot. This all-lev...
Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
Lexington, KY

Wed 1/23/19 at 11am-1pm
Wed 1/30/19 at 11am-1pm
Wed 2/6/19 at 11am-1pm
Wed 2/13/19 at 11am-1pm
Wed 2/20/19 at 11am-1pm
Special Event: Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Mindfulness and Relaxation for Health with Dr. John Patterson
Learn to manage the stress of care giving, burnout and chronic disease. Cultivate your innate happiness, peacefulness and compassion. Study and practice in a supportive group.
Mind Body Studio
Lexington, KY

Wed 1/23/19 at 6:30pm-8pm
Wed 1/30/19 at 6:30pm-8pm
Wed 2/6/19 at 6:30pm-8pm
Wed 2/13/19 at 6:30pm-8pm
Wed 2/20/19 at 6:30pm-8pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop
Nonprofit Workshop Series
Three part series of nonprofit workshops, beginning Wednesday, January 23, "Form a Nonprofit, Jan.30, "Board Recruitment," and February 6, "Strategic Planning for Nonprofits. Register for one or all three at, or 859-231-9902
Lexington Public Library - Tates Creek Branch
Lexington, KY

Wed 1/23/19 at 5:30pm-7:30pm
Wed 1/30/19 at 5:30pm-7:30pm
Wed 2/6/19 at 5:30pm-7:30pm
Special Event: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word, Class/Workshop
Writing Poetry
Metaphor, simile, image, symbol, meter, rhythm, basic building blocks of poetry so inexhaustible in their depth and variety that no poet, established or beginning, can ever completely master them. Participants in this class will explore these tools with em...
Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
Lexington, KY

Wed 1/23/19 at 12pm-1:30pm
Wed 1/30/19 at 12pm-1:30pm
Wed 2/6/19 at 12pm-1:30pm
Wed 2/13/19 at 12pm-1:30pm
Wed 2/20/19 at 12pm-1:30pm
Music: Metal, Rock
August Burns Red
August Burns Red, which began as a metalcore group in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, back in 2003, has begun to branch out with its fourth full-length album, 'Leveler,' which explores issues of faith while maintaining a ferocious, layered sound.
Manchester Music Hall
Lexington, KY

Thu 1/24/19 at 7pm
Special Event: Film
Black Lens Winter Film Series: Hollywood Shuffle
The Lyric is pleased to announce our 'Black Lens: Winter Film Series' which showcases films that celebrate black cinema. From January 17 to February 28, every Thursday at 7:00 p.m., The Lyric will be showing a film that is FREE and open to the public. J...
Lyric Theatre
Lexington, KY

Thu 1/24/19 at 7pm-10pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Education
Brown Bag Book Discussion
An informal discussion group focusing on literature by and about women. Be prepared to buy or check out from the library the works selected. Contact the Carnegie Center for the updated book list. Jan Isenhour, former Executive Director of the Carnegie Cent...
Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
Lexington, KY

Thu 1/24/19 at 12pm-1pm
Thu 1/31/19 at 12pm-1pm
Thu 2/7/19 at 12pm-1pm
Thu 2/14/19 at 12pm-1pm
Thu 2/21/19 at 12pm-1pm
Special Event: Musical, Children's Theatre
American Girl Live
Experience American Girl® in an all-new musical! "American Girl Live" is a premiere stage production, featuring all-original songs and unforgettable experiences. Come along to sleepover camp with some new friends for an exciting summer away from home. As ...
Lexington Opera House
Lexington, KY

Fri 1/25/19 at 7pm
Sat 1/26/19 at 11am
Sat 1/26/19 at 3pm
Sat 1/26/19 at 7pm
Sun 1/27/19 at 2pm
Special Event: Community Event, Tour, History/Science
Bourbon Barons: The Early Pioneers
Stone Fences Tours presents their Bourbon Barons: The Early Pioneers, taking you back to the late 1700s to join the early settlers of Kentucky that were traveling the Wilderness Trail with hopes in their heart and stills on their back. Follow them on their...
Lexington Visitors Center
Lexington, KY

Fri 1/25/19
Fri 2/8/19
Fri 2/22/19
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser, Community Event, Food/Tasting, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Social Event
Dining in the Dark: a Fundraiser for the Down Syndrome Association of Central Kentucky
Heighten your awareness and senses through this unique and exhilarating dining experience. Enjoy a delicious meal in complete darkness as we support the Down Syndrome Association of Central Kentucky. Guests will have the opportunity to sample several fla...
Spring Valley Golf Club
Lexington, KY

Fri 1/25/19 at 6:30pm-9pm
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 1/25/19 at 12pm-1:30pm
Fri 2/1/19 at 12pm-1:30pm
Fri 2/8/19 at 12pm-1:30pm
Fri 2/15/19 at 12pm-1:30pm
Fri 2/22/19 at 12pm-1:30pm

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