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Featured Events

Nov18

23rd Annual Southern Lights

The 23rd Annual Southern Lights includes a self-guided four mile journey through a... more
Dec6

Lexington Christmas Parade

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

Bourbon: America's Native Spirit. Lexington is the perfect base of operations for exploring the history and heritage of this spirit that is appreciated around the world. Here are the distilleries closest to Lexington. If you are a Bourbon aficionado, you'll want to read about Lexington's connections to the history of Bourbon.

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Barrel House Distilling Co.

  • 1200 Manchester Street, Lexington
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  • (859) 259-0159

Bluegrass Distillers

  • 501 West 6th Street, Lexington
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  • (859) 253-4490

Buffalo Trace Distillery

  • 113 Great Buffalo Trace, Frankfort
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  • (502) 696-5926

Four Roses Distillery

  • 1224 Bonds Mill Road, Lawrenceburg
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  • (502) 839-3436

Hartfield & Co.

  • 718 Main Street, Paris
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  • (859) 559-3494

Town Branch Distillery

  • 401 Cross Street, Lexington
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  • (859) 255-2337

Wild Turkey Distillery

  • 1417 Versailles Road, Lawrenceburg
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  • (502) 839-2182

Wilderness Trail Distillery

  • 4095 Lebanon Road, Danville
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  • (859) 402-8707

Woodford Reserve Distillery

  • 7855 McCracken Pike, Versailles
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  • (859) 879-1812