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Daydreaming of sunnier days? Ready to chart out next year's vacation days? Our LexTrek video series gives you a glimpse into a dynamic destination with a surprising diversity of  activities. Yes, we are the Horse Capital of the World. But if you think everything revolves around horses, just take a look!

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Looking for things to do on your next visit to Lexington? Click here to view all upcoming events.
Mar5

The Tales of Hoffmann

Presented by the UK Opera Theatre & Operalex.  Featuring tenors Gregory Turay... more
Mar6

Kentucky Crafted: The Market

Nowhere in Kentucky, let alone the nation, will you find such a convergence of high... more
Mar13

Lexington Comic and Toy Convention 2015

Geekin' it up in Lexington again! ... more
Mar19

Kronos Quartet

An unforgettable night of music with America’s preeminent chamber quartet, the... more
Mar26

Rave On! The Buddy Holly Experience

Rave On! The Buddy Holly Experience reinvents the ordinary tribute show with an... more
Mar28

Beauty and the Beast

Presented by the Kentucky Ballet Theatre.  Beauty, a young girl pure of heart, whose... more

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American Mustangs

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES These two friendly-looking horses are Gilligan and Desan. The two American Mustang geldings are recent additions to the Kentucky Horse Park.

American Mustangs are descended ...

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Isaac Murphy

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES,HORSES In the month set aside to consider the contributions to American history by African Americans, it is fitting to call attention to a black American who did so much for Thoroughbred ...

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Pies + Pints

by Mindy, Cuisine Blogger

 

Lexington welcomes Pies + Pints to it's family of downtown restaurants. Making it's home in The Square (former Victorian Square), the space is full of exposed brick, murals, lighted BEER and ...

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The Year of the Horse

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES By the Chinese lunar calendar the Year of the Horse is almost over.

(Of course those of us who live here in the Bluegrass consider every year to be the Year of the Horse--even ...

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Foaling Season

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES This sweet little Thoroughbred foal is one of the first 2015 arrivals. He was born at WinStar Farm. The mare beside him is his mother (dam) Colona. His father (sire) is Bellamy Road. ...

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American Saddlebreds

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES This handsome chesnut gelding is Memories Silk, barn name Silks, an American Saddlebred.

From spring through fall Silks performs in the Horses of the World show for visitors ...

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