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Featured Events

Sep30

Black Jacket Symphony

The Beatles "Revolver".  A unique concert experience which recreates... more
Oct2

"House Divided" Cemetery Walking Tours

Offered by the Mary Todd Lincoln House, the tour features graves of both soldiers and... more
Oct5

Split Rock Jumping Tour

With convenient online entries and the All-Inclusive Entry Packages, combined with the... more
Oct6

Central Bank Thursday Night Live

Featuring Mike Archer Band!  Beverages, food from local restaurants and great... more
Oct6

The Bourbon Social

Bourbon lovers will not want to miss this annual event that takes place over four days.... more
Oct7

Keeneland Thoroughbred Racing

No racing on Mondays or Tuesdays. See live Thoroughbred racing at the most elegant race... more
Oct7

Night Market

A monthly pop-up open air-market/street festival held on the first Friday of every month... more
Oct8

Perryville Battlefield Re-enactment

Experience 1862 during the re-enactment of the Battle of Perryville and watch history... more
Oct13

Central Bank Thursday Night Live

Featuring Vinyl Richie!  Beverages, food from local restaurants and great music by... more
Oct14

The Bourbon Chase

An overnight relay adventure.  Teams of runners cover 200 miles of scenic byways... more
Oct15

Party for the Pumpkins

At this Fall Family Festival, enjoy fall-themed activities and crafts; a straw maze; a... more
Oct28

Disturbia at the Distillery

It's a night of dinner, drams and drama!  The night starts with the popular Ghost... more
Nov1

CP National Horse Show

A week-long championship event held indoors at the Alltech Arena, Featuring... more
Nov18

23rd Annual Southern Lights

The 23rd Annual Southern Lights includes a self-guided four mile journey through a... more
Nov18

LexArts Gallery Hop

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

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 Tyrone 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