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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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3 Night

3 Night Itinerary
Day 1
12:00pm Welcome to Lexington - Lunch at Saul Good. Wander over to Triangle Park.
1:00pm Take a scenic driving tour with a visit to a private horse farm.
3:00pm Check in at hotel.
4:00pm Depart for evening in Renfro Valley, KY to enjoy an old-fashioned dinner and show.
9:30pm Return to hotel.
Day 2
8:30am Breakfast at hotel.
9:30am Tour one of our historical homes, Ashland, Hunt-Morgan House, Mary Todd Lincoln House, or Waveland.
11:30am Take a scenic drive to Irish Acres Gallery of Antiques. Lunch at The Glitz Restaurant.
2:30pm Return to the hotel.
5:30pm Depart for the Kentucky Horse Park for dinner and entertainment.
9:30pm Return to hotel.
Day 3
7:00am Depart for Keeneland Race Course.
7:15am Early morning workouts and breakfast at the Track Kitchen. Watch Thoroughbreds work out -- trackside. Your step-on guide gives you a behind-the-scenes look at the Thoroughbred racing world. Shopping at the Keeneland Gift Shop.
9:45am Depart Keeneland.
10:00am Visit Headley-Whitney Museum, a unique museum featuring a Jewel Room, Shell Grotto and fine art objects for a tour and lunch.
1:00pm A "sweet" stop at Old Kentucky Chocolates to see bourbon chocolates being made. Tasting allowed!
2:00pm Photo"op" at Thoroughbred Park .
3:00pm Return to the hotel.
6:30pm Dinner at one of Lexington's fine restaurants.
Day 4
8:00am Breakfast at hotel.
9:00am

Head to Buffalo Trace Bourbon Distillery for a tour.

10:30am Continue on to Frankfort, our state capital, touring the Governor's Mansion, the Floral Clock, Orlando Brown Home, and the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History.