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Featured Events

Sep29

Central Bank Thursday Night Live

Featuring Blind Corn Liquor Pickers!  Beverages, food from local restaurants and... more
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
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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College Crowd

Lexington is a university town, with the University of Kentucky at the south border of downtown, and Transylvania at the north border, like bookends! Here are some perennial favorites that cater to the college crowd. You'll find the places with great pub food and sports bars that are popular with students. Check out the funky Tolly Ho's if it's 4 a.m. and you need something to eat.

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The Beer Trappe

  • 811 Euclid Avenue, Lexington
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  • (859) 309-0911

Charlie Brown's

  • 816 East Euclid Avenue, Lexington
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  • (859) 269-5701

Crank and Boom

  • 1210 Manchester St, Lexington
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  • (859) 288-2176

Pazzo's Pizza Pub

  • 385 South Limestone, Lexington
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  • (859) 255-5125

Saddle Ridge

  • 1030 South Broadway, Lexington
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  • (859) 254-0391

Tin Roof

  • 303 South Limestone, Lexington
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  • (859) 317-9111

Two Keys Tavern

  • 333 South Limestone, Lexington
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  • (859) 254-5000