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Mystery/Thriller, Play
"A Murderous Wake!" Mystery Dinner Theatre
Enjoy a night at The Kentucky Castle with an Interactive Mystery Dinner Theatre performance. Guests who solve the mystery will compete to win a free night's stay! "A Murderous Wake!" Charlie McPherson has died leaving a legacy of $7.5 million to his heirs. But Detective Columbus arrives at the wake to inform the grieving family that someone had switched out Charlie's medication - causing him to have a massive heart attack! Enjoy a buffet dinner in the Grand Ballroom prepared by our award-winning chef.
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Art Talk, Drawings/Works on Paper, Gallery, Painting
"Aton's Vision: Ancient to the Future" Art Exhibit
An exhibition by the late KY artist, Aye Aton (1940-2017) on display at the Grand Gallery, 308 St. Clair St, Frankfort, KY 40601 now through the end of March. Opening Reception, Thursday, January 17 from 5-7pm. Cash bar & snacks, open to the public. The exhibit may also be viewed every Thursday from 11-2pm, during Grand Theater's performances, or by appointment by calling the box office at: 502.352.7469 (M-F 10-3pm). This exhibit follows two others at the Woodford County Library last January & The Lyric Theater last Spring. Please join us in celebrating Aton for his talents of; Artist, Musician, Teacher & Mentor. While observing his one of kind, unique, and amazing artwork. A rich cultural experience that would not want to be missed by any. Each piece has its own unique history through personal experience, research, and more. Enjoy pieces that will take you from Africa, to Eqypt , to our leaders here in the United States. Students, schools, and artists alike are inspired to come to view this rich artwork for the upcoming Black History Month!
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Class/Workshop, Gardening
"How to grow your own Gourmet Mushrooms" with Tim Hensley at The Kentucky Castle
Edible Wild Fungi & How to grow your own Gourmet Mushrooms with local mushroom farmer/forager Tim Hensley. 9AM-12PM: Tim will be sharing his experience as a professional mushroom forager, taking us on a virtual tour of the various fungi he regularly wildcrafts in the area. Along with fantastic tales of fungal abundance, he will include practical tips on how to safely identify a wide variety of the edible wild mushrooms that grow in our area. 12PM-1PM: Lunch provided in the Ballroom. 1PM-5PM: A hands-on workshop in the Greenhouse teaching how to cultivate a variety of edible mushrooms. Instruction on methods of inoculating, and several additional methods will be demonstrated. Each participant will take home an inoculated log to get his/her own mushroom garden started, as well as an information-packed catalog from Tim's favorite mushroom cultivation supplies company. No previous experience is necessary, and all tools & materials will be provided. For more info on Tim, you can visit his website: www.ForestRetreats.net.
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Art Show, History/Science
"Into the Bluegrass: Longrifles of the Kentucky Frontier"
The Jack Jouett House Historic Site in Versailles will host an exhibit of Kentucky-made longrifles and powder horns on Saturday, April 20. “Into the Bluegrass: Longrifles of the Kentucky Frontier” will feature a variety of guns made by Central Kentucky artisans in the late 18th and early 19th century from two private collections. “Central Kentucky in the early 19th century was a cosmopolitan region,” said Mel Stewart Hankla, noted researcher, lecturer and exhibitor of Kentucky longrifles. “The silver, furniture, and art produced by Central Kentucky artisans rivaled that produced in Boston, Philadelphia and New York. The same is true of the artistry of Kentucky longrifles and powder horns.” While rifles and their accessory powder horns were a necessity and not a luxury in frontier Kentucky, their makers nevertheless produced artistic guns with beautiful engraving and flawless wood-working. The Lexington rifle was uniquely Kentucky, with distinctive patchboxes and trigger guards of exquisite design. The exhibit will also feature powder horns made by members of the Tansel family from Georgetown, Kentucky. The exhibit will be open in the Jack Jouett House from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. At 1 p.m., Mel Stewart Hankla will give a presentation on the collection in the Visitor’s Center. Space is limited, so tickets to the exhibit and program are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets are $5.00 per person, cash, check or PayPal only. Tickets may be purchased by calling the Jack Jouett House Historic Site at 859-873-7902, or in person at the Jack Jouett House Historic Site. The Jack Jouett House Historic Site is located at 255 Craig’s Creek Road, Versailles, KY 40383. Additional information is at www.jouetthouse.org or at Jack Jouett House Historic Site on Facebook. The Jack Jouett House Historic Site is operated by Woodford County Fiscal Court, in cooperation with the Woodford County Heritage Committee.
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Mystery/Thriller, Play
"Speak Easy" Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre
Experience a night at The Kentucky Castle with an interactive Murder Mystery Dinner. Guests who solve the mystery will compete to win a free night's stay at the Castle! "Speak Easy of Murder!". It's 1928 and Danny "Lucky" Campisano is hosting a Mardi Gras and masquerade party at his new speak easy, "Lucky's." He has ordered a special case of illegal gin for the occasion. Unfortunately the gin is poisoned and someone wants to spoil the party. Enjoy a buffet dinner in the Grand Ballroom prepared by our award-winning chef. THEMED MENU: Beignet, french choux pastry, powder sugar. Field Green Salad, artisan mix, feta cheese, kalamata olives, heirloom tomato, red onion, balsamic vinaigrette. Creole Andouille Jambalaya, tomato, long grain rice, okra, garlic, bell pepper. Cajun Blackened Chicken. Maque Choux, fresh corn, onion, celery, tomato. New Orleans Cornbread with Butter, onion, bell pepper, garlic. Mardi Gras King Cake, sweet dough, cinnamon, sugar, cream cheese icing.
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Community Event
#GtownEats Week
Dine in the delicacies of Georgetown during #GtownEats Week, March 23-30. #GTownEats Week is an 8-day culinary celebration featuring local Georgetown restaurants, bakeries and drinking establishments. Businesses have the opportunity to offer multi-course meals and/or unique menu items at a discounted price. Customers are encouraged to stop in for breakfast, lunch and dinner at participating businesses for exclusive meals and deals - only available during this designated week. #GtownEats locations: TBD. Georgetown, KY
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Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures
“What Are You Reading?” Book Group
Mondays at 12pm. Broaden your reading horizons. Share your favorite new book and author. Enjoy coffee, a snack, and lively discussions. No assigned books! No sign up necessary.
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General
13th Annual Da'Ville Classic Drumline Showcase
Part of The Kentucky Derby Festival,The Da'Ville Classic Drum Line Showcase celebrates its 13th year at the Louisville Palace! Comprised of community and high school drum lines from Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio, this is Metro Louisville's premiere community drum line showcase.
concerts.livenation.com/event/1600566106818CB6
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World Dance
15 Dances
BYB's favorite dances come back to the stage to celebrate our 15th season of Dreaming Big. Audiences will love excerpts from Alice in Wonderland, Little Mermaid, Dia de los Muertos, Arabella's Journey, Rapunzel, Sorcerer's Apprentice, and more!
www.ticketmaster.com/15-dances-lexington-kentucky-03-30-2019/event/1600552B90CC3348
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Benefit/Fundraiser, Children, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Auction, Golf
16th Annual VIPS Central Kentucky Annual Golf Outing
Since 2003, the VIPS Central Kentucky Annual Golf Outing has been raising funds and awareness for Visually Impaired Preschool Services (VIPS). VIPS is the ONLY agency in Kentucky and Indiana that provides regular and ongoing early intervention services to babies, toddlers and preschoolers who are blind or visually impaired. This critical, life-changing intervention is available at no cost to families, due to the generosity of individual donors, grants from foundations, and proceeds from special events. All proceeds go to providing in-home early intervention to children living in Central and Eastern KY who are blind or visually impaired. Join our Little Learners students on the putting green, bid on our wonderful auction items, enjoy a delicious lunch and have a great day on a great course for a GREAT cause! Many varying Sponsorship opportunities available!
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