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Nov18

23rd Annual Southern Lights

The 23rd Annual Southern Lights includes a self-guided four mile journey through a... more
Dec9

Handel's Messiah

Hear the holiday classic performed by The Lexington Singers and enjoy the 150-plus voice... more
Dec10

The Nutcracker

Lexington Ballet's Nutcracker will be performed on December 10 and 17 at 2:00 pm and 8:00... more
Dec10

The Nutcracker

Lexington Ballet Company performs this beautiful masterpiece under the artistic direction... more
Dec16

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

The beloved TV classic, "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," soars off the screen... more
Dec16

Visit Santa at the Distillery

Have your children get their wish list ready for Santa as you celebrate the season... more
Dec22

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

The ultimate holiday tradition, this has been one of America's favorite holiday tradition... more
Dec31

Casino Royale: the Music of James Bond

A dangerously glamorous New Year's Eve brings the Casino Royale and everyone's favorite... more
Jan9

Keeneland Horse Sales

Horses of all ages go on sale. Spectators welcome.... 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 ...

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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 ...

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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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2 Night

2 Night Itinerary
Day 1
1:00pm Welcome to Lexington - Arrive at The Mall at Lexington Green which includes a choice of several restaurants overlooking the lake and Joseph-Beth Booksellers, named America's Best Book Store by Publisher's Weekly.
2:00pm Depart for American Saddlebred Museum and the Kentucky Horse Park.
4:00pm Check in at hotel.
6:00pm Dinner at a Lexington restaurant.
7:30pm Arrive at Waveland State Historic Site for candlelight tour and desserts.
9:00pm Return to hotel.
Day 2
7:00am Depart for Keeneland Race Course.
7:15am Early morning workout and breakfast at the Track Kitchen. Watch Thoroughbreds work out -- track side. Your step-on guide gives you a behind-the-scenes look at the Thoroughbred racing world.
9:00am Depart for the Thoroughbred Center. Tour a Thoroughbred training facility, meet and talk with an equine trainer. Visit the Tack Shop.
10:30am Depart for Shaker Village.
11:30am Arrive & tour historic Shaker Village. See demonstrations of handmade Shaker crafts and music with a stop at the Gift Shop.
1:00pm Lunch at the Trustees Inn.
3:00pm Return to hotel.
5:30pm Depart for the Red Mile Harness Track for dinner and racing (seasonal).
10:00pm Return to hotel.
Day 3
8:30am Breakfast at hotel.
9:30am Depart Lexington for Georgetown, KY for a tour of the Toyota Manufacturing Plant.
11:00am Stop to visit with famous retired celebrity horses at Old Friends.