Looking for things to do on your visit to Lexington? We constantly update this calendar with events that visitors will not want to miss, so bookmark this page and check back often! There are several great community calendars for Lexington: the Herald Leader community calendar, Tops in Lex, Downtown Lexington Corporation, and the LexArts Event Calendar.
Woodsongs Old-Time Radio HourMonday Sep 23, 2013
Featuring Special Guests Bassekou Kouyate and Jack Leg Stompers. Every Monday night join Michael Johnathon and guests for a taping of Kentucky's only live syndicated radio show. Audience seating between 6:15 and 6:45 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets $10 for adults, $5 with a student ID. Check the website for holiday dates and to verify shows and guests. 300 East Third Street.
Location: Lyric Theatre
Bluegrass Farmers' MarketTuesday Sep 24, 2013
The Bluegrass Farmers Market provides 100% locally grown/produced products. They grow, raise, bake or make what they sell. You can purchase a wide assortment of vegetables, flowers, herbs, fruit, farm fresh eggs, local honey, jams, soaps, herb rub, baked goods and much more! Time: 3pm to 6pm. 3450 Richmond Road in the parking lot of Fast Signs and Pedal the Planet Bike Shop.
Location: Richmond Road
Lexington Farmers' MarketTuesday Sep 24, 2013
Every Tuesday on South Broadway & Maxwell Street visit the Lexington Farmers' Market! You can purchase home grown vegetables, herbs and spices, honey, beeswax, candles, body care products, organic products, eggs and meats. Hours: 7am to 4pm.
Location: South Broadway & Maxwell Street
The 75th Anniversary Tribute to Benny GoodmanWednesday Sep 25, 2013
Presented by Variety Live. A 75th Anniversary Tribute to Benny Goodman's 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert. Hailed by the New York Times as "Goodman straight up with a twist of Lightning!", NYC jazz clarinetist and Benny Goodman alumnus Ken Peplowski is featured with the highly acclaimed Capitol Center Jazz Orchestra. This revolutionary performance claimed a new place for jazz on the American cultural scene and has come to be seen as the most important jazz concert in history. This performance will feature classics including "Don't Be That Way", "Memories of You" and "Sing, Sing, Sing". Time: 7 pm, Tickets: $25/50. Tickets on sale August 29, 2013 at 10 am.
Location: Lexington Opera House
Red Barn RadioWednesday Sep 25, 2013
Featuring Stone Cold Grass. Enjoy Traditional Bluegrass and Bluegrass Gospel with a little Americana and Country thrown in! Time: 7 p.m. Admission: $8 Adults, children under 12 free! 161 North Mill Street.
Lexington Farmers' MarketThursday Sep 26, 2013
Every Thursday on South Broadway & Maxwell Street visit the Lexington Farmers' Market! You can purchase home grown vegetables, herbs and spices, honey, beeswax, candles, body care products, organic products, eggs and meats. Hours: 7am to 4pm.
Location: South Broadway & Maxwell Street
Central Bank Thursday Night LiveThursday Sep 26, 2013
Featuring Blind Corn Liquor Pickers. Every Thursday evening come to Cheapside Park from 4:30pm to 8pm for beverages, food from local restaurants and of course, great music by Live bands! Admission is FREE. Downtown.
Location: Cheapside Park
Mrs. Lincoln's Civil War Evening ToursThursday Sep 26, 2013
This guided tour will use the museum's collection to examine the first lady's wartime activities-from attending official functions and doing charity work to dealing with Confederate relatives. The event will feature artifacts not usually on display and will include refreshments inspired by the era. Time: 5pm to 6pm. Cost: $15. 578 West Main Street.
Location: Mary Todd Lincoln House
Twilight PoloThursday Sep 26, 2013
Once and a life time polo event under the city lights of Lexington at 8pm immediately following Thursday Night Live! 126 West Main Street.
Location: CentrePoint Field
Dracula BitesThursday Sep 26, 2013 - Sunday Sep 29, 2013
How can they save the Valley Dale Playhouse? Let's get a New York director to present his original adaptation of Dracula, complete with carriage horses, bats, buckets of garlic, naked wives and the Big Swing. What could go wrong? Time: Thursday, Friday & Saturday 8pm, Sunday 2:30pm. Tickets: $21. 154 West Bell Court.
Location: Carriage House Theatre