Due to the outbreak of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) we are hitting a pause on our live event promotion activities. We're on the lookout for interesting things happening online, though; check out our new remote events page.

Keep calm, avoid crowded spaces, wash your hands and stay healthy y'all!

Southland Street Fair 2020

Location Icon Southland Street Fair

Saturday, May 30th

7:00pm - 12:00am

You’ll enjoy entertainment, local vendors, food trucks and tents, family friendly activities and more.

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COVIDCast: SadBlackLab

Remote Icon Cosmic Charlie's

Sunday, May 31st

12:00am - 3:00am

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Bring Back the Queens

Sunday, May 31st

1:00am - 3:00am

In partnership with Crossings Lexington, the ICK brings you a drag show via Facebook Live. Watch so many favorites as th...

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2020 Foundations Show

Remote Icon Bolivar Art Gallery - UK School of Art

The Bolivar Art Gallery at UK School of Art / Visual Studies hosts its first-ever virtual Foundations Show.

Cosmic Charlie's Finale

Remote Icon Cosmic Charlie's

Sunday, May 31st

5:00am - 4:59am

Our final hurrah will take place from midnight to midnight through our Facebook, YouTube, and Twitch channels.

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Virtual SCAPE exhibition

Remote Icon Morlan Gallery

Take a virtual tour of the senior exhibition SCAPE at Transylvania University

Sunday Supper Series

Sunday, May 31st

10:00pm - 11:00pm

Join us for a weekly Livestreaming broadcast featuring some of Kentucky's best songwriters, presented by Kentucky Songcr...

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WEKU Concert Encore Broadcast Series: CA...

Remote Icon WEKU

Monday, June 1st

12:00am - 1:30am

WEKU and Lexington Philharmonic bring Symphony Performance to Kentuckians During COVID-19 Crisis

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Experience in Amateur Hour

Remote Icon Remote Event

Join us in celebrating the great achievement of over 50 of our students in Digital Media Design and traditional Bachelo...

Bourbon & Poetry Festival

Tuesday, June 2nd

12:00am - 2:00am

The inaugural Bourbon & Poetry Festival a live-streamed event hosted by the Affrilachian Poets Featuring Mitchell Dougl...

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Poetry In Motion

Location Icon Creaux

Wednesday, June 3rd

1:30am - 4:00am

After months in house, come out kick off the summer with our 13th season of POETRY IN MOTION at Creaux!

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WRFL's Virtual Summer DisOrientation

Wednesday, June 3rd

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Looking for something fun to do during quarantine? Ever wanted to get involved at WRFL or host your own radio show? Now ...

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Lessons with The Arboretum

Thursday, June 4th

2:00pm - 3:30am

Join The Arboretum for Facebook live lessons relating to plants, biology, and Kentucky ecology every Thursday at 10 am.

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Awesome Inc Web Developer Bootcamp Demo ...

Remote Icon Remote Event

Thursday, June 4th

3:30pm - 5:30pm

Demo Day is the public's first glimpse into the results of a 500+ hour journey into software development. Hiring program...

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CAFE Conversations: Agricultural Economi...

Thursday, June 4th

7:30pm - 8:30pm

Join us in a discussion with Dr. Will Snell, Dr. Tim Woods, Dr. Todd Davis, and Dr. Kenny Burdine as they address the im...

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The Mountain Dulcimer

Remote Icon Remote Event

Thursday, June 4th

10:00pm - 10:30pm

Join Bryan Klausing for an introduction to Kentucky’s state instrument, the mountain dulcimer.

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Starry Night - Online Painting Class wit...

Remote Icon Art Center of the Bluegrass

Thursday, June 4th

10:30pm - 12:00am

n this acrylic painting workshop, a professional artist will guide you via live video feed, from blank canvas to finishe...

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Seedtime on the Cumberland 2020

Remote Icon Appalshop

Saturday, June 6th

5:00pm - 11:00pm

Totally unprecedented, socially-distanced, one-of-a-kind archival music festival

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Da Poetry Lounge: Largest weekly Open mi...

Come visit us next Tuesday and be part of what has become the largest weekly open mic in America.

Cross-Training for Artists - Online Clas...

Remote Icon Art Center of the Bluegrass

Wednesday, June 10th

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Through a series of four classes, we’ll explore a variety of artistic media, including drawing, painting, sculpture, col...

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Mosaic Mandala Workshop

Remote Icon Art Center of the Bluegrass

Wednesday, June 10th

10:00pm - 12:00am

For this workshop, we will be creating a 12" circular mandala using a variety of glass tiles.

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WEKU Concert Encore Broadcast Series: BE...

Remote Icon WEKU

Monday, June 15th

12:00am - 1:30am

WEKU and Lexington Philharmonic bring Symphony Performance to Kentuckians During COVID-19 Crisis

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Colored Pencil Drawing

Remote Icon Art Center of the Bluegrass

Monday, June 15th

11:00pm - 12:00am

In this four session class, instructor Brandon Long will teach you how to enrich your drawings with colored pencils as w...

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Street Art for Kinds (Online Class Ages ...

Remote Icon Art Center of the Bluegrass

Thursday, June 18th

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Get an introduction to the creative world of street art in this all-new online class with Brandon Long.

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WEKU Concert Encore Broadcast Series: DE...

Remote Icon WEKU

Saturday, June 27th

12:00am - 1:30am

WEKU and Lexington Philharmonic bring Symphony Performance to Kentuckians During COVID-19 Crisis

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Berea Craft Festival

Location Icon Indian Fort Theatre

Sunday, July 12th

2:00pm - 9:00pm

Over 100 juried artists from over 15 states will be on site demonstrating and selling their creations.

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Pen and Ink Drawing

Remote Icon Art Center of the Bluegrass

Tuesday, July 14th

11:00pm - 12:00am

In this four-session class, you'll learn how to incorporate pen and ink into your drawings.

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Fabulous Food Art (Online Class for Ages...

Remote Icon Art Center of the Bluegrass

Thursday, July 16th

2:00pm - 3:30pm

In this online class, we’ll explore all the artistic possibilities of food – both as a subject matter AND as an art supp...

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Blood Speaks: Poetry Slam & Open Mic

Location Icon Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning

Friday, July 24th

11:00pm - 1:30am

Come out on the fourth Friday of each month for a night of spoken word! Blood Speak is a free, all-ages poetry slam and ...

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All Them Witches at The Burl

Location Icon The Burl

Saturday, July 25th

12:00am - 4:00am

By most fifth LPs, the band’s sound is pretty set. All Them Witches go a harder route.

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Kids Drawing (Online Class for Ages 8 to...

Remote Icon Art Center of the Bluegrass

Wednesday, July 29th

5:00pm - 5:45pm

Learn the fundamentals of drawing by learning a different core technique each session.

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Google Arts and Culture

Remote Icon Remote Event

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

Woodland Art Fair

Location Icon Woodland Park

Saturday, August 15th

2:00pm - 10:00pm

Premier outdoor event displaying artwork from local artsits in Lexington, Kentucky

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Volunteer Day at Raven Run

Location Icon Raven Run

Saturday, September 5th

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Clear brush, pick up trash, mulch trails, or assist with any other work to help out our Sanctuary!

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Artist Resources

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

Lexington COVID-19 Community Info Hub

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