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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

Thu 4/27/17 - 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

Thu 4/27/17 - Sat 12/30/17 at 8am-5pm
Special Event: Gardening, Ethnic
Around Versailles and the Bluegrass: The Art of Eric Johnson
Around Versailles and the Bluegrass: The Art of Eric Johnson Show begins April 5 and runs through May 14. There will be a closing reception on Fri. May 7 from 2-4pm. (All welcome) This series of paintings is artist Eric Johnson's reaction to the beautiful ...
Woodford County Library
Versailles, KY

Thu 4/27/17 - Sun 5/14/17 at 9:30am-8pm
Special Event: Gardening, Benefit/Fundraiser, Fair/Festival
A Garden Affair Fete
Celebrate the reopening of the Shell Grotto at the Headley-Whitney Museum of Art and preview the upcoming "A Garden Affair" event.
Headley-Whitney Museum of Art
Lexington, KY

Thu 4/27/17 at 6pm-8:30pm
Special Event: Community Event
Alzheimer's/Dementia Caregiver Support Group
This support group, sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association, is available to all family and friend caregivers of a person with Alzheimer’s disease or any other form of dementia. The group provides a safe space to share frustrations and successes, learn f...
Richmond Place
Lexington, KY

Thu 4/27/17 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Thu 5/25/17 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Thu 6/29/17 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Special Event: Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Community Event
Healthy Living with Diabetes
Healthy Living with Diabetes class series (weekly through May 4), 1 - 3pm, Cooperative Extension Office, 1140 Harry Sykes Way. Join us for a four week series to learn the latest information on managing diabetes, including healthy eating, developing an acti...
Fayette County Cooperative Extension
Lexington, KY

Thu 4/27/17 at 1pm-3pm
Thu 5/4/17 at 1pm-3pm
Special Event: Gardening
Herb Gardening
Thu. April 27 at 6:30pm. (Teens and Adults) Herbs add flavor as well as health benefits to our lives. Come get your hands dirty and learn how to grow your own "no fail" herb garden. All attendees will take home a potted herb. *Call 846-4014 to sign up.
Woodford County Library – Midway Branch
Midway, KY

Thu 4/27/17 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop
Jessamine County Public Library Lunch & Learn
Save your digital photos so you can pass them on! Websites and apps such as Flickr and Google Photos allow you to backup, tag, and easily share your photos. We'll explore several free online photo storage services so you can decide which one is right for y...
Jessamine County Public Library
Nicholasville, KY

Thu 4/27/17 at 12am-1pm
Special Event: Classes/Clinics
Jessamine County Public Library PiYo Exercise Class
PiYo® LIVE combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility of flowing yoga movements. You’ll use your body weight to perform a series of continuous, targeted moves to define every single muscle—big and smal...
Jessamine County Public Library
Nicholasville, KY

Thu 4/27/17 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Special Event: Equestrian
Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event
"Rolex Kentucky" is one of the world's most prestigious equestrian competitions, and is one of only six Four-Star Three-Day Events in the world and the only one in the Western Hemisphere. Part of the FEI Classics Series, it unites the top four-star interna...
Kentucky Horse Park
Lexington, KY

Thu 4/27/17 - Sun 4/30/17 at 8am-6pm
Special Event: Community Event, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Understanding & Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors
Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways for people with dementia to communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost. However, some behaviors can present real challenges for caregivers to manag...
Lexington Public Library – Beaumont Branch
Lexington, KY

Thu 4/27/17 at 2pm-4pm
Special Event: Community Event, Children, Lecture, Food Truck
A Garden Affair
Enjoy a fun-filled day of garden-related events. Shop several vendor booths with garden wares, listen to speakers, enjoy children's activities and enjoy several local food trucks.
Headley-Whitney Museum of Art
Lexington, KY

Fri 4/28/17 - Sun 4/30/17 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Antiques, Gardening, Benefit/Fundraiser, Nature, For the Family, Expo/Trade Show
A Garden Affair at The Headley-Whitney Museum of Art
The Bluegrass region's most outstanding new garden event. The art of the garden comes to life with exceptional lectures, events and exhibitors. Throughout the weekend lectures from Ben Page, Andrea Wulf, Tom Kimmerer, and Philippe de Boncourt, as well as o...
Headley-Whitney Museum of Art
Lexington, KY

Fri 4/28/17 - Sun 4/30/17 at 10am-6pm
Special Event: Family/Child (Books)
Jessamine County Public Library Sprout:--Solar Power
Sprout is a publication and a program that encourages you to expand your knowledge & skills by exploring a new topic each month. Pick up the Sprout packet from the display in the main library. Just by reading the packet and submitting a ticket, you’ll be ...
Jessamine County Public Library
Nicholasville, KY

Fri 4/28/17 at 12pm-1pm
Special Event: Convention
Louisville Tattoo Arts Convention
Kentucky Exposition Center
Louisville, KY

Fri 4/28/17 at 2pm
Sat 4/29/17 - Sun 4/30/17 at 12pm
Special Event: Food/Tasting
Taste of Kentucky - A Culinary Experience of Bourbon and Food of the BlueGrass
Looking for something do to after a day at the horse races? We have you covered! We welcome you to join us in a unique bourbon and culinary experience as we offer a memorable glimpse of what the Bluegrass has to offer! John Coffee IV, professional bourb...
Doubletree by Hilton
Lexington, KY

Fri 4/28/17 at 7pm-9pm
Fri 5/5/17 at 7pm-9pm
Special Event: Art Show
Twilight in the Triangle
Free Evening Event in the Woodland Triangle - Fun for all ages, great shopping, food, ice cream. face painting, live music & so much more!!! Friday evening 6-9:00pm - April 28, June 23, Aug 11, Oct 13 (costume contest for adults and kids)
Woodland Triangle
Lexington, KY

Fri 4/28/17 at 6pm-9pm
Fri 6/23/17 at 6pm-9pm
Special Event: Community Event, Art Show, Food/Tasting
Twilight in the Triangle
Twilight in the Triangle shops off Woodland Park. Sales,food and beer trucks, restaurants, outdoor vendors, art and more.
Woodland Triangle
Lexington, KY

Fri 4/28/17 at 6pm-9pm
Special Event: Nature, Gardening, Education
Arbor Day: 26th Annual Celebration at The Arboretum Celebrating the Past, PLANting the Future
Opening ceremony at 10:00 am in the Tree Giveaway Tent includes proclamation by the Mayor, recognition of sponsors, Cassidy Elementary School 1st & 2nd graders chorus performance. Free admission to the Kentucky Children's Garden! 3 exhibitor tents, tree gi...
The Arboretum (State Botanical Garden of Kentucky)
Lexington, KY

Sat 4/29/17 at 10am-2pm
Special Event: Relationships, Religious, Family/Child, Class/Workshop, Seminar, Classes/Clinics, Conference, Special Event, Parents/Parenting
Blended & Blessed: Keys to Stepfamily Success
A FREE one-day livestream event for stepfamily couples, single parents, dating couples with kids, and those who care about blended families. Hear some of today's most trusted and respected experts as they unpack five keys that are crucial to healthy stepfa...
Quest Community Church
Lexington, KY

Sat 4/29/17 at 9:30am-5pm

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