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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

Sun 9/24/17 - 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

Sun 9/24/17 - 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

Sun 9/24/17 - Fri 3/30/18 at 9am-5pm
Special Event: Fair/Festival
Marion County Country Ham Days
The Last full weekend in September we celebrate Marion County Country Ham Days, a “Kentucky Top-Ten Event,” hosted by the Marion County Chamber of Commerce along with its business partners and volunteers. The festival welcomes over 40,000 visitors each yea...
Downtown Lebanon
Lebanon, KY

Sun 9/24/17 at 8am-10pm
Special Event: Animals, Children, Farmers' Market
Devine's Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch
Come on out to Devine's Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch for a day of fall family fun. Explore their 10 acre corn maze, ride a hayride to the pumpkin patch to get your pumpkin that is included with admission. Add some adventure with thier Zipline Racers & Cornsta...
Devine's Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch
Harrodsburg, KY

Sun 9/24/17 at 1pm-5pm
Fri 9/29/17 at 6pm-10pm
Sat 9/30/17 at 10am-10pm
Sun 10/1/17 at 1pm-5pm
Fri 10/6/17 at 6pm-10pm
Special Event: Film
Dirty Dancing
In this blockbuster, an awkward 17-year-old girl’s life changes when she meets a dance instructor at a summer resort. With Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze in roles that defined their careers, Dirty Dancing not only celebrates the music of the ‘60s, it als...
Louisville Palace Theatre
Louisville, KY

Sun 9/24/17 at 2pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser, Antiques, Food/Tasting, Social Event, Education
Fall Open House
Tour the historic Stone Family/Thomas J. Goff House built c. 1838, now known as Walnut Springs Farm. The farm is located near North Middletown in Bourbon County just off US 460. Learn more about the Goff family's historical significance in the shorthorn ca...
Walnut Springs Farm
Paris, KY

Sun 9/24/17 at 2pm-5pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser
Greater Lexington CROP Hunger Walk
Greater Lexington CROP (Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty) Hunger Walk
Second Presbyterian Church
Lexington, KY

Sun 9/24/17 at 3pm-5pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop
Mindfulness Meditation Course
When sensations of feeling hurried create a life that is passing us by, meditation is a useful skill to enable us to stop and smell the roses. Through this 5-week course in Mindfulness, we can collect ourselves with focus to set intentions and open to the...
Yoga Meditation & Therapy Center
Lexington, KY

Sun 9/24/17 at 1:30pm-2:30pm
Sun 10/1/17 at 1:30pm-2:30pm
Sun 10/8/17 at 1:30pm-2:30pm
Sun 10/15/17 at 1:30pm-2:30pm
Sun 10/22/17 at 1:30pm-2:30pm
Special Event: Food/Tasting, Community Event, Special Event
Join us for our annual wine tasting event "Sip & Stroll" featuring Kentucky Wineries hosted by our incredible downtown merchants. Visit participating businesses for tastings, specials and sales in our historic downtown!
Main Street Winchester
Winchester, KY

Sun 9/24/17 at 5pm-9pm
Special Event: History/Science, Museum, Film
Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume
More than 60 of the finest hand-crafted costumes featured in the seven films of the Star Wars Saga are on exhibit. The costumes show an eclectic mix of cultural, historical and mythical sources that add life to the story. Through nine presentational "chapt...
Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
Cincinnati, OH

Sun 9/24/17 at 10am-6pm
Mon 9/25/17 - Fri 9/29/17 at 10am-5pm
Sat 9/30/17 at 9am-5pm
Sun 10/1/17 at 10am-6pm
Special Event: Living History
Steam Train Rides
Ride the train behind a real coal fired Steam Engine.
Bluegrass Railroad Museum
Versailles, KY

Sun 9/24/17 at 2pm till 3:30pm, 5pm till 6:30pm
Special Event: Living History
Steam Train Rides
Ride the train behind a real coal fired Steam Engine.
Bluegrass Railroad Museum
Versailles, KY

Sun 9/24/17 at 2pm till 3:30pm, 5pm till 6:30pm
Special Event: Musical, Broadway
This Tony-winning musical is based on the Gregory Maguire novel, "Wicked: The Life and Times of The Wicked Witch of the West." It takes place in the Land of Oz and tells the story of many of the characters before Dorothy arrived, including "Good Witch of t...
Aronoff Center
Cincinnati, OH

Sun 9/24/17 at 6:30pm
Sun 9/24/17 at 1pm
Tue 9/26/17 at 7:30pm
Wed 9/27/17 at 7:30pm
Thu 9/28/17 at 7:30pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop
33rd Annual National Mounted Police Colloquium
Instruction will include flatwork, jumping, crowd control, tactics, and search techniques. Guest instructors are scheduled to include Jerry Mayo, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (retired), Megan Lau (Maryland National Capital Park Police-MC), Toronto, Canad...
Kentucky Horse Park
Lexington, KY

Mon 9/25/17 - Fri 9/29/17 at 7am-5pm
Special Event: Computers/Technology
Jessamine County Public Library iMovie Basics
Explore the basics of creating your own video project in iMovie using photos, video clips, and music. You will be able edit by adding backgrounds, video effects and transitions, and titles to your project.
Jessamine County Public Library
Nicholasville, KY

Mon 9/25/17 at 6pm-8pm
Mon 10/16/17 at 6pm-8pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop
Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia
This program will give valuable information to families and individuals dealing with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia about how to plan for legal and financial needs. Lexington elder law attorney Amy Dougherty will address issues such as p...
Lexington Public Library – Beaumont Branch
Lexington, KY

Mon 9/25/17 at 1pm-2:30pm
Special Event: Yoga/Pilates/Tai Chi
Yoga Classes
Join instructor Kelly Fleck for an hour long yoga session.
Rowan County Arts Center
Morehead, KY

Mon 9/25/17 at 5:30pm
Thu 9/28/17 at 5:30pm
Mon 10/2/17 at 5:30pm
Thu 10/5/17 at 5:30pm
Mon 10/9/17 at 5:30pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop
Yoga Classes: Slow Stretch with Breathing Awareness
Yoga classes at our Center (Lexington’s longest serving Yoga/Meditation Center, established in 1981), feature slow and mindful stretch with breathing awareness, as well as deep relaxation practice to increase both energy and calm. Beginners and experience...
Yoga Meditation & Therapy Center
Lexington, KY

Mon 9/25/17 at 10am till 11:10am, 6pm till 6:10pm
Tue 9/26/17 at 10am till 11:10am, 6pm till 6:10pm
Wed 9/27/17 at 10am-11:10am
Thu 9/28/17 at 10am till 11:10am, 6pm till 6:10pm
Mon 10/2/17 at 10am till 11:10am, 6pm till 6:10pm
Special Event: Food/Tasting, History/Science
Evening Tea Tuesday at Waveland
Evening Tea Tuesday at Waveland Evening teas will be served at 6:30 p.m. the following dates. Only evening tea will be served on these specific Tuesday's: March 14, April 11, May 9, June 6, July 11, August 1, September 26, October 24, November 21, ...
Waveland State Historic Site
Lexington, KY

Tue 9/26/17 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Tue 10/24/17 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Tue 11/21/17 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Tue 12/19/17 at 6:30pm-8:30pm

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