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What's going on in the Horse Capital of the World? We're constantly updating this calendar with events that visitors will not want to miss, so bookmark this page and check back often. Try using Categories or type in Keywords to further refine your search for events happening within the date range you specify below.

There are several great community calendars for Lexington. Check out Smiley Pete's Community Calendar,, Tops in Lex, the Lexington Herald Leader's Event Calendar or LexArts' Calendar of Arts Events.

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Special Events

Lexington Legends vs Kannapolis Intimidators

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

The Lexington Legends are a proud Single A Affiliate of the Kansas City Royals. 


Lawrence Tarpey: Figures & Grounds

Friday, May 6, 2016 – Sunday, July 31, 2016 (Recurring daily)

Tarpey uses a range of techniques:  painting, drawing, scraping and etching to call forth the human and animal imagery that populate his work.

Natalie Frank: The Brothers Grimm

Friday, May 6, 2016 – Sunday, July 31, 2016 (Recurring daily)

Natalie Frank uses the original tales of the Grimm Brothers as subjects for her vivid paintings of complex images that combine realism and dream, beauty and grotesquely.

Ralph Eugene Meatyard & Duane Michals: Camera Drama

Friday, May 6, 2016 – Sunday, July 31, 2016 (Recurring daily)

Drawn from the UK Art Museum's collection, both of these artists are known for creating distinctive narratives using staged photography to produce mysterious and sometimes troubling tableaux that explore the ephemeral nature of life.

Through the Lens: 50 Years of Tony Leonard

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 – Sunday, June 19, 2016 (Recurring daily)

The late Tony Leonard, renowned as an equine photographer, combined an amazing body of work encompassing more than half a million images.  This exhibition features a slice of the collection, rarely - if ever - seen outside of Tony and his wife A...