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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

Sat 6/24/17 - 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

Sat 6/24/17 - 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

Sat 6/24/17 - Fri 3/30/18 at 9am-5pm
Special Event: Children, Benefit/Fundraiser, For the Family
Childhood Cancer Research Fundraiser at Monkey Joe’s
Monkey Joe’s, a children’s entertainment center filled with indoor jumps, slides and obstacle courses, announces its third year of partnership with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a nonprofit dedicated to finding cures for all kids with cancer. Th...
Monkey Joe's
Lexington, KY

Sat 6/24/17 - Fri 6/30/17 at 10am-8pm
Special Event: Auction, Nature, Art Show
ReTurned to The Arboretum Art Exhibit
ReTurned to The Arboretum displays the work of the Bluegrass Woodturners now through June 24, 2017. This group collects wood from downed trees at The Arboretum and creates beautiful bowls, bracelets, vases and other works in wood. A Silent Auction for all ...
The Arboretum (State Botanical Garden of Kentucky)
Lexington, KY

Sat 6/24/17
Special Event: Community Event
Central Kentucky Concert Band at The Arboretum
Bring a lawn chair and a picnic supper for this annual performance of patriotic music by the Central Kentucky Concert Band.
The Arboretum (State Botanical Garden of Kentucky)
Lexington, KY

Sat 6/24/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Special Event: Living History, History/Science, Education, For the Family
Civil War Living History Event
-12th United States Colored Heavy Artillery -Reactivated with Cannon Fire on the hour -Numerous re-enactors and demonstrators -Be sure to bring your walking is a HIKE!
Civil War Fort at Boonesboro
Winchester, KY

Sat 6/24/17 at 10am-3pm
Special Event: Gardening
Donald's Open Garden
Visit this this American Hemerocallis Society display garden and Lexington in Bloom winner owned by Linda S. . Daylilies will be available for purchase.
Donald's Daylily Garden
Lexington, KY

Sat 6/24/17 at 9am-4pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser
Dress for Success Lexington's Picnic with a Purpose
Dress for Success Lexington's inaugural "Picnic with a Purpose" is coming to MoonDance Amphitheater! This new event will feature food and drinks, live music,inflatables, cornhole boards, Giant Jenga, raffle items and more for an afternoon of fun the whole ...
Moondance Ampitheater
Lexington, KY

Sat 6/24/17 at 11am-3pm
Special Event: Community Event
GIANT Summer Book Sale
Friends of the Paul Sawyier Public Library GIANT Summer Book Sale June 20 - 24 Library Community Room 319 Wapping St, Frankfort, KY 40601 No book or media will be priced over $1! (no book lover can resist such a bargain!!!) The first day of t...
Paul Sawyier Public Library
Frankfort, KY

Sat 6/24/17 at 10am-2pm
Special Event: Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Intro To Restorative Acro Yoga
In this 2 Hour Workshop we will work to build a solid foundation in the basics of Restorative Partner Acro. We will explore the therapeutic aspects of this dynamic partner practice as we study the interaction between balance, trust, and gravity to rejuvena...
Source on High
Lexington, KY

Sat 6/24/17 at 2pm-4pm
Special Event: Film, For the Family
Jessamine County Public Library - Jessamine Movie Spectacular: Moana
Come on out for family fun! This FREE community event features inflatables, face painting, hot dogs and much more. There will also be a big-screen showing of Moana! Don't forget to bring a camping chair or picnic blanket. This evening is sponsored by...
Jessamine County Public Library
Nicholasville, KY

Sat 6/24/17 at 7:30pm-11pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop
Kentuckians On & Off Broadway
Kentucky’s best playwrights are also some of America’s best. Come discuss with us plays by George C. Wolfe (Spunk), Marsha Norman (Getting Out) and John Patrick (The Curious Savage). Wolfe recently directed The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks for HBO. Nor...
Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
Lexington, KY

Sat 6/24/17 at 10:30pm-12pm
Sat 7/15/17 at 10:30am-12pm
Sat 7/29/17 at 10:30am-12pm
Special Event: Tour, Food/Tasting, Social Event
Kentucky Proud Tasting
Join us Saturdays from 10 – 2 for a Kentucky Proud Tasting at Boone Creek Creamery. Every Saturday we sample many KY Proud products made right here in the bluegrass. We also sample our unique, delicious artisan cheese varieties made by our Master Cheesemak...
Boone Creek Creamery
Lexington, KY

Sat 6/24/17 at 10am-2pm
Sat 7/1/17 at 10am-2pm
Sat 7/8/17 at 10am-2pm
Sat 7/15/17 at 10am-2pm
Sat 7/22/17 at 10am-2pm
Special Event: Gay and Lesbian, Community Event
Lexington Pride Festival
Lexington Pride Festival returns downtown for it's 10 Year Celebration! 100+ vendors and fun for the entire family. Come out and show your pride with the rest of the community! Entertainment headliners include: Ginger Minj from RuPaul's Drag Race, Synergy ...
Courthouse Plaza
Lexington, KY

Sat 6/24/17 at 11am-9pm
Special Event: Gardening, Community Event, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Midway Community Garden Work Day
Dig in the dirt. Learn about plants. Connect with the earth and with others while playing outside.
Midway Presbyterian Church
Midway, KY

Sat 6/24/17 at 10am
Sat 7/1/17 at 10am
Sat 7/8/17 at 10am
Sat 7/15/17 at 10am
Sat 7/22/17 at 10am
Special Event: Community Event
"Champions" is the theme of the annual gala fundraiser for Central Kentucky Riding for Hope, which is based at the Kentucky Horse Park and offers a variety of equine-assisted therapies and activities for people of all ages. Evening features dining and ente...
Keeneland Race Course
Lexington, KY

Sat 6/24/17 at 6pm-11:30pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser, Children, Community Event, For the Family, General
Transportation Exploration 2017
This year’s Transportation Exploration FUN DAY will feature several vehicles and other exhibits that kids (and kids-at-heart) can explore. You can expect to see a police Humvee, an airplane, fire truck, tractor & mower and much more up close and personal...
Georgetown College – Conference Center and Toyota Stadium
Georgetown, KY

Sat 6/24/17 at 12pm-4pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser, Walking
Walk Around Kentucky for Epilepsy
#DareTo Defeat Epilepsy is the largest awareness building and fundraising event of the Epilepsy Foundation of Kentuckiana and we invite you to lace up your shoes and join in this fight! Your involvement will provide much needed help, hope, and support to ...
Keeneland Race Course
Lexington, KY

Sat 6/24/17 at 9am-1pm
Special Event: Farmers' Market, Gardening
Wilmore Farmers' Market & Community Flower Sale
Opening of the Wilmore Farmers Market and the annual Community Flower Sale event.
East Main Street
Wilmore, KY

Sat 6/24/17 at 8am-12:30pm
Sat 7/1/17 at 8am-12:30pm
Sat 7/8/17 at 8am-12:30pm
Sat 7/15/17 at 8am-12:30pm
Sat 7/22/17 at 8am-12:30pm

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