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Keeneland Thoroughbred Racing

No racing on Mondays or Tuesdays. See live Thoroughbred racing at the most elegant race... more

Disturbia at the Distillery

It's a night of dinner, drams and drama!  The night starts with the popular Ghost... more

Fourth Friday

The Lexington Art League is honored to participate in the city-wide celebration of artist... more

"House Divided" Cemetery Walking Tours

Offered by the Mary Todd Lincoln House, the tour features graves of both soldiers and... more

CP National Horse Show

A week-long championship event held indoors at the Alltech Arena, Featuring... more

Night Market

A monthly pop-up open air-market/street festival held on the first Friday of every month... more

Big in the Bluegrass

This music concert features the blind Boys of Alabama, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, and... more

Elf the Musical

The hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag... more

23rd Annual Southern Lights

The 23rd Annual Southern Lights includes a self-guided four mile journey through a... more

LexArts Gallery Hop

Thousands of locals and visitors alike converge on downtown Lexington to celebrate art... more

Holiday Live

Holiday Market, Holiday LIVE! and Lexington's Official Tree Lighting Festival all take... more

A Kentucky Christmas

The illumination begins at 5:15 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Enjoy... more

Lexington Christmas Parade

Love a Christmas parade? Wave to Santa and other celebrants at the Lexington Christmas... more

Handel's Messiah

Hear the holiday classic performed by The Lexington Singers and enjoy the 150-plus voice... more

The Nutcracker

Lexington Ballet's Nutcracker will be performed on December 10 and 17 at 2:00 pm and 8:00... more

Visit Santa at the Distillery

Have your children get their wish list ready for Santa as you celebrate the season... more

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

The ultimate holiday tradition, this has been one of America's favorite holiday tradition... more

James Burnie Beck

by Stuart, History Blogger

During the 19th century, the Scottish-born James B. Beck was a Lexington lawyer and a respected national politician.

Born in Dumfrieshire, Scotland, on February 13, 1822, Beck received his early ...


Link, the Percheron

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES This handsome horse is Link, who is new to theBreeds Barn at the Kentucky Horse Park this year.

Link, who stands about 18 hands tall, is a Percheron, whichis one of the breeds of the ...


Accident or Murder?

by Stuart, History Blogger

In 1854, a New York Times article described the death of Lexington resident James O. Frazer. Although Frazer's demise appeared to be accidental, both Frazer's wife and his overseer were later ...



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 Mary Quinn Ramer

Mary Quinn Ramer
(800) 848-1224 Direct: (859) 244-7704
Fax: (859) 254-4555

 Patricia Knight

Finance and Operations
Patricia Knight, CPA
Vice President of Finance and Operations
(800) 848-1224 Direct: (859) 244-7711
Fax: (859) 254-4555

 Marci Krueger

Marci Krueger-Sidebottom
Vice President of Sales and Services
(800) 848-1224 Direct: (859) 244-7712
Fax: (859) 254-4555

 Gathen Borden

Gathan D. Borden
Vice President of Marketing
(800) 848-1224 Direct: (859)244-7720
Fax: (859) 254-4555

 Niki N.

Media Assistance
Niki Heichelbech
Director of Communications
(800) 848-1224 Direct: (859)244-7707
Fax: (859) 254-4555

 Lu Ann Pelle

Lu Ann Pelle
Director of Information Services
(800) 845-3959 Direct:(859) 244-7737
Fax: (859) 254-4555

Julie Schickel

Visitor Center
Julie Schickel
Visitor Center Manager
(800) 845-3959 Direct: (859) 244-7717

 bond jocaobs

Convention Services
Bond Jacobs
Director of Convention Services
(800) 848-1224 Direct:(859) 244-7701
Fax: (859) 254-4555

 Linda Slone

Linda Slone
Executive Assistant
(800) 848-1224 Direct: (859) 233-1221
Fax: (859) 254-4555

 Courtney Brown

Courtney Brown
(800) 848-1224 Direct: (859) 244-7733
Fax: (859) 254-4555

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