Artful Holidays

Location Icon Art Center of the Bluegrass

Wednesday, November 30th

12:00pm - 1:00pm EST

Jenn Ahnquist and Julie Tucker will provide holiday table inspiration. Elmwood Inn will discuss and provide a tasting of...

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Encounters

Location Icon Schmidt Vocal Arts Center - UK Opera Theatre

Wednesday, November 30th

5:00pm - 7:00pm EST

University of Kentucky Undergrad Opera Workshop presents scenes from the operas of Weill, Strauss, Donizetti and Mozart.

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Bring Your Own Craft Night!

Location Icon Lex Center for Creative ReUse

Wednesday, November 30th

6:00pm - 8:00pm EST

Casual crafting and social meetup

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Tunes For Toys

Location Icon The Burl

Wednesday, November 30th

7:00pm - 2:00am EST

Performances by Red Clay Strays, If Birds Could Fly w/ Shelby Lore Band, Jason Evans, Chelsea Nolan, James Reed w/ Don R...

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UK World Music Concert

Location Icon Singletary Center for the Arts

Wednesday, November 30th

7:30pm - 9:30pm EST

Special features include the debut arrangement of Jean Ritchie's "Blue Diamond Mines" for gamelan angklung and contempor...

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Crafting Class

Location Icon Lex Center for Creative ReUse

Thursday, December 1st

6:00pm - 8:00pm EST

Come learn a new craft!

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UK Symphony Orchestra Presents: Barber V...

Location Icon Singletary Center for the Arts

Thursday, December 1st

7:30pm - 9:30pm EST

Featuring soloist JuRang Kim

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Potted Potter

Location Icon Norton Center for the Arts

Thursday, December 1st

7:30pm - 9:30pm EST

The Olivier Award nominated parody takes on the ultimate challenge of condensing all seven Harry Potter books into seven...

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The Wild Feathers and Michigan Rattlers

Location Icon The Burl

Thursday, December 1st

8:00pm - 2:00am EST

Indoor, all-ages show | Doors at 7

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Greyline Station Block Party

Location Icon Greyline Station

Friday, December 2nd

5:00pm - 9:00pm EST

What time is it? Block party time!

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Woodford Theatre Presents: The Best Chri...

Location Icon Woodford Theatre

Friday, December 2nd

7:30pm - 9:30pm EST

This delightful comedy is adapted from the best-selling Young Adult book, and has become a holiday staple for theaters a...

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Studio Players Present: Scrooge in Rouge

Location Icon Carriage House Theatre

Friday, December 2nd

8:00pm - 10:00pm EST

crooge in Rouge (PG-13) abounds in bad puns, bawdy malapropisms, naughty double-entendres, witty songs, and quick change...

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It's Britney B!tch: A 2000's Pop Diva Da...

Location Icon The Burl

Friday, December 2nd

8:00pm - 2:00am EST

Indoor, 21+ show | Doors at 7

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Second Hand News

Location Icon The Green Lantern Bar

Friday, December 2nd

9:00pm - 12:00am EST

Second Hand News -- an evening of Fleetwood Mac music

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Knitwear Finishing Workshop

Location Icon Lex Center for Creative ReUse

Saturday, December 3rd

10:00am - 11:30am EST

Help us complete our pile of almost-finished handmade garments!

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Etiquette: A Common Misconception

Location Icon Pam Miller Downtown Arts Center

Saturday, December 3rd

11:00am - 5:00pm EST

This show features the work of Lennon Michalski, Dafri, and Mark Lenn Johnson

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Downtown Lexington Christmas Parade

Location Icon Downtown Lexington

Saturday, December 3rd

11:00am - 2:00pm EST

The parade will feature a variety of organizations, bands, floats, and of course, Santa himself!

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Collage: A Holiday Spectacular

Location Icon Singletary Center for the Arts

Saturday, December 3rd

2:00pm - 4:00pm EST

"Collage" is a fast-paced and visually exciting concert featuring more than 500 celebrated vocalists and musicians from ...

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Lexington Ballet Presents: The Nutcracke...

Location Icon EKU Center for the Arts

Saturday, December 3rd

7:30pm - 9:30pm EST

Lexington Ballet performs this beautiful masterpiece under the artistic direction of Luis Dominguez.

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Steep Canyon Rangers w/ Mama Said String...

Location Icon The Burl

Saturday, December 3rd

8:00pm - 2:00am EST

Indoor, all-ages show | Doors at 7

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Muhammad Ali: Through The Years

Location Icon Boyd's Station Gallery

Sunday, December 4th

12:00pm - 4:00pm EST

Nearly six decades of iconic and intimate Muhammad Ali images by photographers of the Louisville Courier-Journal

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"Make & Take" Crafting Drop-In

Location Icon Lex Center for Creative ReUse

Sunday, December 4th

1:00pm - 3:00pm EST

Casual holiday-themed guided crafting

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Solarium Series: Humanimal Project

Location Icon Kentucky College of Art and Design (KyCAD)

Tuesday, December 6th

5:00pm - 8:00pm EST

Art Exhibition looks at "contact-zone" between humans and dogs

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Holiday Book Club - Mr. Dickens and His ...

Location Icon Art Center of the Bluegrass

Tuesday, December 6th

6:00pm - 7:30pm EST

Combine your love of art and your love of literature at our Art Book Club. Interested readers are invited to join us for...

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Stuffed: The Food of the Holidays

Location Icon Art Center of the Bluegrass

Wednesday, December 7th

12:00pm - 1:00pm EST

Chef Ouita Michel and Dr. Lee Jefferson will examine the food of the holidays and explain why we lean towards the foods ...

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Holiday Market

Location Icon Art Center of the Bluegrass

Thursday, December 8th

11:00am - 7:00pm EST

Enjoy a curated shopping experience as we showcase hand-crafted gifts by dozens of local, regional, and national artists...

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We Were Here: The African-American Exper...

Location Icon Norton Center for the Arts

Friday, December 9th

9:00am - 4:00pm EST

This multi-media exhibition aims to help preserve and to represent to the public the history of Danville and Boyle Count...

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Crystal Gayle: A Crystal Christmas

Location Icon Norton Center for the Arts

Friday, December 9th

7:30pm - 9:30pm EST

Ring in the holidays with country legend Crystal Gayle!

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[Cancelled] - A Celtic Family Christmas

Location Icon Norton Center for the Arts

Friday, December 9th

7:30pm - 9:30pm EST

Featuring a lineup of holiday favorites intermingled with classic Celtic melodies, A Celtic Family Christmas offers a gl...

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LuigART Studios Art & Stuff Market

Location Icon 110 Luigart Court

Saturday, December 10th

11:00am - 5:00pm EST

The fun-KY place to shop for fun-KY people

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Needle-felting Holiday Cookie Ornaments

Location Icon Kre8Now Makerspace

Saturday, December 10th

1:00pm - 3:00pm EST

Use sharp needles and fluffy wool to make adorable ornaments in your favorite cookie shapes

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Lexington Children's Theatre Presents: D...

Location Icon Lexington Children's Theatre

Saturday, December 10th

2:00pm - 3:00pm EST

Dessa is a modern-day 12-year-old with no shortage of mysteries to solve and fossils to find.

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Candles & Cocktails

Location Icon Greyline Station

Sunday, December 11th

2:00pm - 3:30pm EST

Grab a drink and discover the art of hand-pouring candles with us. In this fun and interactive class, we'll walk you thr...

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Alltech Celebration of Song

Location Icon Alltech Arena Kentucky Horse Park

Sunday, December 11th

4:00pm - 5:30pm EST

eaturing University of Kentucky Opera Theatre and winners of the Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition.

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Kentucky Bach Choir Presents: J. S. Bach...

Location Icon First Presbyterian Church

Sunday, December 11th

7:30pm - 9:30pm EST

The orchestra and soloists will perform the first three cantatas of J. S. Bach's Weihnachtsoratorium (Christmas Oratorio...

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Needle-felted gnome village

Location Icon Kre8Now Makerspace

Tuesday, December 13th

6:00pm - 8:00pm EST

Use sharp needles and fluffy wool to make gnomes, toadstools, and coniferous trees.

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UK Jazz Studies presents BAJA's Jazzy C...

Location Icon Singletary Center for the Arts

Tuesday, December 13th

7:30pm - 9:30pm EST

The annual Jazzy Christmas Concert featuring the Bluegrass Area Jazz Ambassadors.

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Holiday Musical Fete: Young at Heart Ban...

Location Icon Art Center of the Bluegrass

Wednesday, December 14th

12:00pm - 1:00pm EST

The Young at Heart Band is an annual favorite, playing a fun mix of big band music.

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Wump Mucket Puppet Show

Location Icon Faith Lutheran Church

Wednesday, December 14th

4:00pm - 5:00pm EST

Frozen Follies, a fun and educational Holiday Puppet Show for children ages 3 and up and their families

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Candles & Cocktails

Location Icon Greyline Station

Thursday, December 15th

6:30pm - 8:00pm EST

Grab a drink and discover the art of hand-pouring candles with us. In this fun and interactive class, we'll walk you thr...

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Mini Stocking Creativity Class

Location Icon Kre8Now Makerspace

Saturday, December 17th

2:00pm - 3:30pm EST

Kid friendly class to sew adorable stockings with beads and bells.

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A Cathedral Christmas [SOLD OUT]

Location Icon Cathedral of Christ the King

Saturday, December 17th

8:00pm - 10:00pm EST

LexPhil and The Lexington Singers return to the beautiful Cathedral of Christ the King for this Lexington holiday tradit...

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Classical Music Sundays

Location Icon Farish Theater

Sunday, December 18th

2:30pm - 3:30pm EST

Enjoy live classical music on the third Sunday of every month.

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Drew Charron Album Release Show w/ Killa...

Location Icon The Green Lantern Bar

Friday, December 23rd

8:00pm - 11:30pm EST

Drew Charron will be playing selections from his second full length release "Archives." Special guest Killa Kaiju to ope...

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Santa’s Art Shop

Location Icon Art Center of the Bluegrass

Friday, December 30th

11:00am - 5:00pm EST

Crafts, decorations, and all kinds of holiday magic!

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Terri Albanese: A Garden of Gratitude

Location Icon UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital Chapel Gallery

Monday, January 9th

12:00am - 11:59pm EST

Created by contemporary glass artist Terri Albanese, A Garden of Gratitude is an exhibition of original glass paintings ...

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Continuous Variation

Location Icon Singletary Center for the Arts

Saturday, February 18th

7:30pm - 9:00pm EST

Join the Lexington Philharmonic for Continuous Variation guest violist Jordan Bak!

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Family Fun and Learning Night: Celebrate...

Location Icon Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning

Wednesday, March 15th

5:00pm - 7:00pm EDT

Join us for Celebrate Health on Wednesday, March 15 from 5-7 pm at the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning. Enjoy ...

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Family Fun and Learning Night: Celebrate...

Location Icon Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning

Wednesday, April 19th

5:00pm - 7:00pm EDT

Join us for Celebrate the Earth on Wednesday, April 19 from 5-7 pm at the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning. Enj...

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The Power of Influence

Location Icon The Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center

Saturday, April 29th

7:30pm - 9:00pm EDT

The Power of Influence explores how artists are affected by external sources and features works by Lexington-born Shawn ...

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Family Fun and Learning Night: Celebrate...

Location Icon Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning

Wednesday, May 10th

5:00pm - 7:00pm EDT

Join us for Celebrate Children's Literature on Wednesday, May 10 from 5-7 pm at the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Lea...

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Bloom

Location Icon Singletary Center for the Arts

Saturday, May 20th

7:30pm - 9:00pm EDT

The 2022 - 2023 Season finale concert, Bloom, marks the arrival of spring with works celebrating the beauty of color and...

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Online Resources / Projects

Google Arts and Culture

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[Not Local, But Verry Cool] Discover artworks, collections and stories from all around the world in a new way.

Lexington COVID-19 Community Info Hub

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Etiquette: A Common Misconception

This show features the work of Lennon Michalski, Dafri, and Mark Lenn Johnson

Artist Resources

The Kentucky Arts Council compiled resources to assist artists, arts organizations and other creatives, freelancers and ...

Chamber Music Lex - Youtube

Video documentations of Chamber Music Lex highlights

LexPhil Living Room

In the coming weeks, this page will include performances videos, educational videos for your little ones at home, and me...

LexPhil: Just for Kids

Activities and resources to do at home with kids, provided by the Lexington Philharmonic

Artists Thrive

Artists Thrive aims to identify the things that help artists pursue their vision and to enable communities to benefit fr...

Dream Wishes

Dream Wishes is a variety show featuring the most talented folks we can find

Americans for the Arts: COVID Resource a...

Up-to-date news and resources for the arts and culture field

Downtown Danville Public Art Map

Use our Public Art Map to explore 16 pieces of contemporary public art – including murals, sculptures, mosaics, and more...