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Art Show, Mixed Media
"For Spacious Skies"
Featuring the photography of David Fitts, the pastels of Julie Quick, and the acrylic paintings of Madelaine Enochs-Epley.
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Art Show, Gallery
'Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China'
The exhibition will feature approximately 120 individual objects, which include terracotta figures of warriors, arms and armor, ritual bronze vessels, works in gold and silver, jade ornaments, precious jewelry, and ceramics, all drawn from the collections of art museums and archaeological institutes in Shaanxi province, China. Dating from the Pre-Qin period (770–221 BC) to the Qin dynasty (221–206 BC), these works of art, excavated from the emperor’s mausoleum, as well as aristocratic and nomadic tombs, will represent history, myths, and burials in ancient China.
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Jazz
11th Annual Lexus Smooth Jazz Fest
Set amidst the rolling hills of the Bluegrass lies one of America's finest resort campgrounds - the Kentucky Horse Park Campground, so it's time to make your plans to visit Kentucky's destination for the Jazz Fest! Each year on the 2nd weekend in August, Smooth Jazz fans from across the commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond make their way to the KHP Campground for an experience like no other! Euge Groove and Avery Sunshine will perform on stage at 7:30 PM.
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Children, Running, Bicycling, Swimming
14th annual Kids Triathlon
GET READY FOR THE KIDS TRIATHLON ON SUNDAY, AUG. 26 Join us as we celebrate the 14th annual C.M. Gatton Beaumont YMCA Kid’s Triathlon presented by White, Greer & Maggard Orthodontics. Kids, ages 6-14 are invited to swim, bike and run. The swim takes place in the Y’s outdoor pool with the bike and run course throughout the nearby neighborhood. The triathlon will take place at the C.M. Gatton Beaumont YMCA, located at 3251 Beaumont Centre Circle, Lexington, KY 40513. Early bird rate through Juy 15: $35 per child July 16-Aug. 23: $45 per child Each participant will receive a t-shirt, finisher’s medal, goodie bag and post race refreshments. For questions, please contact Corey Donohoo at 859-367-7317 or email cdonohoo@ymcacky.org. Thank you to White, Greer & Maggard Orthodontics for sponsoring the 2018 Kids Triathlon
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Children's Arts/Crafts
1960's Discovery Saturday + Family workshops
Discover something new at Discovery Saturdays. These workshops are designed to be enjoyed together with friends and family of all ages. The fourth Saturday of every month, a 90 minute AM and PM workshop will focus on topics such as comic drawing, trying you hand at the pottery wheel and much more. Workshops are led by our teaching artists or science educators and offer a great introduction to the LASC or a unique way entertain family and friends. Drop-ins welcome if space allows. Come early or stay late for a planetarium show and take in our art exhibits to complete the day.
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Farmers' Market, Community Event, Children, Fair/Festival, Food/Tasting
19th Annual Henry County Harvest Showcase
The 19th Annual Henry County Harvest Showcase is a tradition like none other! The Harvest Showcase is the largest agriculture festival in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The festival includes a Farmers Market, Craft Market, Live Music, Tractor Show, Parade, Petting Farm, Children’s games, Great food and more! Best of ALL everything is locally produced in Henry County…. EVEN the food. Enjoy a beautiful summer day while supporting local farmers and crafters.
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Expo/Trade Show, Children, Education, Class/Workshop, For the Family, Parents/Parenting, Community Event
2018 Bluegrass Baby Expo
The Bluegrass Baby Expo highlights community businesses from the Bluegrass area along with nationally recognized brands. This event is for families who are in the pre-pregnancy through preschool stages of life and are interested in useful resources, helpful information, products and services pertaining to all things pregnancy, baby, toddler and parenting related. There will be Parent Education Workshops and plenty of giveaways!
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Jazz
2018 Fort Harrod Jazz Festival
The 2018 Fort Harrod Jazz Festival is a FREE, 3 day event held on Sept. 14-16 featuring live jazz with 18 bands, great food, and art and crafts, all on the front lawn of historic Old Fort Harrod State Park in Harrodsburg, Ky. The headline act performing Saturday evening, Sept. 15 is saxophonist Adrian Crutchfield, the last horn player to tour and record with music icon Prince. National, regional, and local jazz ensembles will be performing. The Ky. Artisan Expo will be showcasing arts and crafts on Saturday. Bring your lawn chairs and blanket and enjoy some great music, arts and crafts, award winning BBQ, all at this unique venue and FREE festival event in historic Harrodsburg. The festival website has band performance schedules and bios. Friday, Sept. 14: 6 to 10 pm / Saturday, Sept. 15: 10 am to 10 pm / Sunday, Sept. 16: noon to 6 pm
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Tour
2018 Grand Tour of Homes
The Building Industry Association of Central Kentucky presents the 2018 scattered site Grand Tour of Homes, July 20th, 21st, 22nd and July 27th, 28th, & 29th. Hours: Friday 5-8pm, Saturday & Sunday Noon-5pm. This is your opportunity to view 43 beautiful new homes built by local leading professional builders. Homes range in price from $194,000 to $1,550,000 and are located in Lexington, Georgetown, Nicholasville, and Versailles. For home addresses and event details, go to www.biacentralky.com. Open to the public. No charge to attend.
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Benefit/Fundraiser
2018 Louisville Kidney Walk
The positive energy of thousands of people at the Kidney Walk is invigorating, inspiring and amazing. That’s because the Kidney Walk is not just about kidney disease. It’s about people. It's about the patients, families, and people at risk. It's about individuals walking to help improve and extend people's lives. It's about people from across the country raising vital funds and helping the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) expand the public conversation from kidney disease to kidney health. The time is NOW and the person is YOU! Be a part of a community of 85,000 individuals at nearly 100 Kidney Walks who share a determination to end kidney disease. Join us today!
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