Oktoberfest Harrodsburg

Location Icon Main Street

Saturday, October 1st

2:00pm - 3:59am

Celebrating our 6th year of this Downtown Harrodsburg festival, everything you have come to love will be back and bigger...

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Grasstoberfest - A Free Music Festival

Location Icon Downtown Winchester

Saturday, October 1st

3:00pm - 3:00am

Come for the party, stay for the music!

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Alley Fest 2022

Location Icon Alley on Main

Saturday, October 1st

4:00pm - 6:00am

Three nights of killer artists in historic downtown Paintsville, KY

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Cumberland Mountain Fall Festival

Location Icon Downtown Middlesboro

Saturday, October 1st

4:00pm - 3:00am

Live music, crafts, food and drink vendors, carnival, kid’s area, pageant, car show, and much more!

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Bourbon on the Banks

Location Icon River View Park

Saturday, October 1st

5:00pm - 3:00am

The Bourbon on the Banks Festival is a premier bourbon event that takes place along the Kentucky River.

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Festival Latino de Lexington

Location Icon Downtown Lexington

Saturday, October 1st

8:00pm - 3:00am

Come celebrate Latin American art and culture in the heart of downtown Lexington!

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Sour Cream, Champs of the Sun, and Them ...

Location Icon The Burl

Sunday, October 2nd

12:00am - 6:00am

Indoor, 18+ show | Doors at 7

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Harvest Market

Location Icon Wildside Winery

Sunday, October 2nd

4:00pm - 9:00pm

Wildside is excited to host Farmers, Growers, Makers, Artists, Merchants and food vendors!

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Little Shop of Horrors

Location Icon Woodford Theatre

Sunday, October 2nd

6:00pm - 8:00pm

A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS has devoured the hearts of the...

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Spotlight Acting School presents: The Gr...

Location Icon The Spotlight Playhouse

Sunday, October 2nd

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Performed by Spotlight Acting School Students Age 9-14.

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UK Opera Theatre presents: The Magic Flu...

Location Icon Lexington Opera House

Sunday, October 2nd

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Mozart’s timeless classic follows the adventures of Prince Tamino and his accidental sidekick Papageno as they set out t...

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Kentucky Great Writers Series: October R...

Location Icon Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning

Tuesday, October 4th

10:30pm - 12:00am

Join us on October 4th for the latest edition of the Kentucky Great Writers Series!

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Makin Cake

Location Icon Norton Center for the Arts

Tuesday, October 4th

11:30pm - 1:30am

This evening of storytelling connects food and cooking to history, community and culture.

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Lunch with the Arts: Glassblowing Demons...

Location Icon Jones Visual Arts Center

Wednesday, October 5th

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Come learn the technique of hot glass with a demonstration by Centre College Glass Instructor Patrick Martin.

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PANEL DISCUSSION: Marlene McCarty and Er...

Location Icon Singletary Center for the Arts

Thursday, October 6th

10:00pm - 11:00pm

artist Marlene McCarty talks about image-making and evolution with author/UK professor Erik Reece and Museum Director St...

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PRHBTN 11 Gallery Exhibition Opening

Location Icon Lexington Art League

Friday, October 7th

10:00pm - 3:00am

Join us for the opening night of the 11th annual PRHBTN Gallery Exhibition!

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Bluegrass Players present: The Legend of...

Location Icon The Spotlight Playhouse

Friday, October 7th

11:00pm - 1:00am

Washington Irving's classic tale of suspense and comedy comes to life on stage.

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Blues on the Greens

Location Icon Irish Hills Golf Course

Sunday, October 9th

5:00pm - 1:00am

The Central Kentucky Blues Society's 1st annual blues festival at Irish Hills Golf Course in Mt Sterling KY October 9, 2...

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Chicago

Location Icon Norton Center for the Arts

Tuesday, October 11th

11:30pm - 1:30am

After 25 years, CHICAGO is still the one musical with everything that makes Broadway shimmy-shake.

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The Stephen Rolfe Powell Memorial Sculpt...

Location Icon Norton Center for the Arts

Wednesday, October 12th

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Brook White, a friend and former mentee of Stephen Powell, will share his creative process as well as memories of Powell...

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It's Complicated: Championing "Self-taug...

Location Icon Singletary Center for the Arts

Thursday, October 13th

10:30pm - 12:00am

Director Stuart Horodner will moderate a discussion with artist and curator Jonathan Berger, artist and poet Frank X Wal...

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Fall 2022 AuthorFest Event – John Irving...

Remote Icon Online Event

Thursday, October 13th

11:00pm - 12:30am

We will feature New York Times bestselling authors John Irving and Jason Reynolds

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Vintage Baseball

Location Icon Waveland State Historic Site

Sunday, October 16th

4:00pm - 9:00pm

Bring your chair and come enjoy a wonderful day of history, food and of course, the good old American pastime, baseball ...

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October Maker’s Market

Location Icon Rock House Brewing

Sunday, October 16th

6:00pm - 10:00pm

Join us alongside scores of talented artisans, the ever delicious 305 Cubano food truck, and Mr. Deep Cut himself, vibem...

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Third Thursdays in Downtown Danville

Location Icon Downtown Danville

Thursday, October 20th

9:00pm - 12:00am

With great restaurants, beautiful parks and green spaces, a thriving arts center, and vibrant businesses, Downtown Danvi...

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RADIOLEX Zombie Crawl: Live Radio Drama ...

Location Icon Downtown Lexington

Saturday, October 22nd

5:00pm - 10:00pm

The Zombie Crawl is a family-friendly fundraiser for RADIOLEX.

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Limitless

Location Icon Singletary Center for the Arts

Saturday, October 22nd

11:30pm - 1:00am

LexPhil takes the stage in the first full-orchestra performance of the season led by new Music Director Mélisse Brunet!

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Burn The Mic: Halloween Ediiton

Location Icon Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning

Tuesday, October 25th

11:00pm - 12:30am

Join us on October 25, 2022 at the Carnegie Center for Burn The Mic. Open mic kicks off at 7pm and the Featured Speaker,...

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Literary Lunch with Geraldine Brooks & E...

Location Icon Palmers Fresh Grill

Thursday, October 27th

3:00pm - 5:30pm

The Literary Lunch is is a one-of-a-kind experience combining elements of the literary and culinary worlds

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THE POWER OF COLOR: A STEPHEN ROLFE POWE...

Location Icon Art Center of the Bluegrass

Saturday, October 29th

2:00pm - 9:00pm

The three gallery spaces at the Art Center will showcase the progression of Stephen’s work and life, which was always ev...

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KY Youth Poet Laureate Applications

Remote Icon Remote Event

Monday, October 31st

12:00pm - 12:00am

This prestigious program is designed to honor young writers and leaders in Kentucky between the ages of 13-18, who are c...

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Carnegie Classics: The Little Prince

Location Icon Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning

Saturday, November 5th

11:00pm - 3:00am

Grown-ups (18+) are invited to fly into the pages of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s 1943 classic children’s book, The Little...

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Aqueous USA

Location Icon Headley-Whitney Museum

Sunday, November 6th

3:00pm - 9:00pm

A national, juried watercolor exhibition presented by the Kentucky Watercolor Society

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Writing Critique Night

Location Icon Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning

Wednesday, November 9th

10:30pm - 12:00am

Receive feedback on your first page from a panel of authors, editors, and/or agents. This event is for prose writers onl...

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Art Center of the Bluegrass Youth Adviso...

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Friday, November 11th

1:00pm - 1:00am

The Art Center of the Bluegrass is starting a new initiative to partner with and empower local youth in leadership oppor...

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Josh Wardrip Discussing and Signing Foru...

Location Icon Joseph-Beth Booksellers

Friday, November 18th

12:00am - 2:00am

KY native Josh Wardrip reading from and signing his debut novel, Forum

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Gallery Hop

Location Icon Downtown Lexington

Friday, November 18th

10:00pm - 1:00am

On HOP night, dozens of galleries, museums, artists' studios, and creative spaces conventional-and-un, collectively thro...

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A Cathedral Christmas

Location Icon Cathedral of Christ the King

Sunday, December 18th

1:00am - 3:00am

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

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Terri Albanese: A Garden of Gratitude

Location Icon UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital Chapel Gallery

Monday, January 9th

5:00am - 4:59am

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

Sunday, February 19th

12:30am - 2:00am

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

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The Power of Influence

Location Icon The Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center

Saturday, April 29th

11:30pm - 1:00am

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

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Bloom

Location Icon Singletary Center for the Arts

Saturday, May 20th

11:30pm - 1:00am

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

Remote Icon Civic Lex

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...