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October-November-December

 
 
 
October

 

Music
 

Natasha’s Bistro and Bar
Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade
Oct. 30 – Twiggenburys at 9 p.m.; $8 cover
Oct. 31 – Lee Carroll presents C the Beat: Dance Party at 9 p.m.; $10
For more information, click here.
 

Buster’s Billiards and Backroom
899 Manchester St.
Oct. 31 – Granger Smith featuring Earl Dibbles Jr. at 9 p.m.; $15 advance, $18 at door for 18+
For more information, click here.
 

UK Symphony Does Halloween
All Hallows Eve Concert features Daniel Mason on violin playing Berg, and symphony playing Brahms and Strauss.
Singletary Center for the Arts, UK campus corner of Rose and Euclid
Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m.
Concert is free and open to the public.
For more information, click here.
 

Theater
 

Frankenstein
Woodford Theatre, 275 Beasley Dr., Versailles
Oct. 30-31, Weekdays and Saturdays at 8 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m.
Tickets available by clicking here or calling 859-873-0648.
 
Balagula Theatre Presents The Mystery of Irma Vep
Lexington Central Library Farish Theater, Main Street
Oct. 28-31, 7 p.m. – Balagula Theatre presents Charles Ludlum’s The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful; tickets are $25 or $100 for the entire six-show season; for more information, click here.
 

Disturbia in the Distillery
Dinner theater at Buffalo Trace, 113 Great Buffalo Trace, Frankfort
Oct. 30-31, 7 p.m.
Costume contest with prizes and optional tour at 6 p.m.
Tickets – $60 per person by calling 502-696-5930 of events@buffalotrace.com.
 
Exhibits
 
Garry R. Bibbs and 25 Years of UK Sculptural Excellence
Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center, 300 E. Third St.
Oct. 30-Jan. 15
Opening reception on Oct. 30 at 6 p.m.
 
The Healing Presence of Art
A program of UK Arts in HealthCare program with works from the state, including UK employees, and as far away as England
Pavilion H lobby of UK Chandler Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital, Lexington
Through March 31
For more information, see our story here.
 

The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky
Singletary Center for the Arts, 405 Rose St.
Through Dec. 23 — Laurel Nakadate: Strangers and Relations
Through Dec. 23 — Take My Word For It
Through Dec. 23 — Kurt Vonnegut: Madmen and Moonbeams
Tuesday through Sunday, 12-5 p.m.; Friday 12-8 p.m.
Special exhibits are $8 general admission, $5 for seniors and free Fridays 5-8 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 
Arts in HealthCare
A. B. Chandler Hospital, University of Kentucky
East Gallery: Jill Frank’s Latent History of color photographs
West Gallery: James Baker Hall: The Mirror’s Beveled Edge of four color and black and white groupings
For more information, click here.
 

Contemporary Art with Latino Influence
Downtown Arts Center, 141 Main St., Lexington
Through Nov. 3, Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Admission free
For more information, click here.
 

Contemplative Spaces
New paintings by Mary Newton
Ann Tower Gallery, 141 E. Main St., Lexington
Through Nov. 15, Tuesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sundays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. or by appointment
For more information, call 859-425-1188 or click here.
 

Equine Treasures of the Bluegrass
International Museum of the Horse, 4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington
Through Nov. 9, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 
Special Events
 
Trick-or-Treating in Lexington
Oct. 31, 6-8 p.m.
 
PumpkinMania
Old Morrison Building steps, Transylvania University, East Third between Mill and Market
Oct. 27-31
Approximately 500 pumpkins will be lit on Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. Trick-or-treating from 6-8 p.m.
 
Joseph Beth Booksellers Presents
161 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington
Oct. 30 – Whiskey School sommelier Heather Greene discussing and signing Whiskey Distilled: A Populist Guide to the Water of Life at 7 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 
Fright Flight and Costume Contest
Lexington Beerworks, 213 N. Limestone
Oct. 30, 5 p.m. to midnight
Take part in costume contest and get 50 percent off food items.
For more information, click here.
 
Witch’s Brew Halloween Bash at Blue Stallion Brewing
Blue Stallion, 610 W. Third St.
Oct. 31, noon to 1 a.m.
Events include kids games, costume contests with prizes, live music from Loaded Barrel and Tyler Childers, plus limited edition pint glasses.
For more information, click here.
 
No Fences Festival
Lexington Center’s Heritage Hall, 430 W. Vine St.
Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 4:30-11:30 p.m.
“Lexington’s largest country bar” with free live music, food and beer for sale. Free admission to the public.
For more information, click here.
 

Evans Orchard U-Pick Pumpkins
Evans Orchard, 180 Stone Rd., Georgetown
Through Nov. 19, everyday but Mondays starting at 9:30 a.m., but noon on Sunday
For more information, click here.
 
Giant Corn Maze
Kelley Farms, 6483 Old Richmond Rd., Lexington
Through Nov. 1, Wednesdays through Saturdays, 6-9 p.m. on weekdays and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. on Saturdays
Admission is $9.50
For more information, click here.
 
Fright Nights at Jacobson Park
Attractions include entrapment, the dark forest and 13 doors
4011 Athens-Boonesboro Rd., Lexington
Through Oct. 31, Thursdays through Sundays beginning at 7:30 p.m. and closing either 10 or 11:30 p.m.
Tickets – $14-$30
For more information, click here.
 
Fright Nights at the Farm
Attractions include haunted hayride and zombie paintball
3898 Haley Rd., Lexington
Through Oct. 31, Thursdays through Sundays beginning at 7:30 p.m. and closing either 10 or 11:30 p.m.
Tickets – $14-$37
For more information, click here.
 
Wicked World
Attractions include nightmare haunted house and terror on Tates Creek
5817 Tates Creek Rd., Lexington
Through Oct. 31, Thursdays through Sundays beginning at 7:30 p.m. and closing either 10 p.m. or midnight
Tickets – $10-$25
For more information, click here.
 

Whispering Woods Haunted Trail
Attraction is wagon rides
Whispering Woods Riding Stables, 265 Wright Lane, Georgetown
Oct. 31, First ride at 8 p.m. and last ride at 10 p.m.
Tickets – $8
For more information, click here.
 
Disturbia at the Distillery
Attractions include ghost tour, dinner and Bluegrass Mystery Theatre show
Buffalo Trace Distillery, 113 Great Buffalo Trace, Frankfort
Oct. 30-31, 6 p.m.
Tickets – $60
For more information, click here.
 
Devine’s Corn Maze ‘Field of Horror’
623 Talmage Mayo Rd., Harrodsburg
Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets – $6-$8
For more information, click here.
 
National Horse Show
Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington
Oct. 28-Nov. 2
For more information, click here.
 

November

 
 
Music
 
WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour
Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center, 301 Third St., Lexington
Nov. 3 – Raymond McLain, Jesse Wells, Ruth McLain-Smith; General Public $10, WoodSongs Partners free
Nov. 10 – Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn; General Public $20, WoodSongs Partners $10
To reserve tickets, call 859-252-8888 and leave a message. All tickets must be picked up by 6:45 p.m. or they’re released. Shows begins at 7 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 
Taj Mahal in Troubadour Concert
Lexington Opera House, 401 W. Short St.
Nov. 2, 7 p.m.
Tickets are $46.50-$50.75.
For more information, click here.
 
Fandango Ensemble with Flavio Cucchi
Singletary Center for the Arts, 405 Rose St.
Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are $22.
For more information, click here.
 
Natasha’s Bistro and Bar
Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade, Lexington
Nov. 1 – Cuban Music with Legna Tocado and Yoisel Concepcion at 9 p.m.; $10 cover
Nov. 2 – Joe Ely at 8 p.m.; $20 cover
Nov. 5 – Dan Brock and Friends at 8 p.m.; no cover
Nov. 6 – Johnson Brothers: Bluegrass Families First Launch Party at 9 p.m.; $10 cover
Nov. 8 – Jam Brunch: LexJam Acoustic Cafe at 11 a.m.; free
Nov. 8 – Storefront Congregation at 9 p.m.; $10 cover
Nov. 9 – Jay Flippin Celebration at 7 p.m.; no cover
Nov. 10 – Ameranouche at 8 p.m.; no cover
Nov. 12 – pAtIo & tHe fURniTUre at 8:30 p.m.; $5 cover
Nov. 12 – Alyssa Jacey at 9 p.m.; $5 cover
Nov. 13 – Peter Bradley Adams at 9 p.m.; $12 cover
Nov. 14 – Johnson Brothers at 9 p.m.; $10 cover
Nov. 15 – Special Session at 9 p.m.; $5 cover
Nov. 21 – Appalatin with Carla Gover at 9 p.m.; no cover
Nov. 22 – Kate Voegele at 9 p.m.; $12 cover
Nov. 26 – Honeychild at 9 p.m.; $15 cover
Nov. 30 – Helena Handbasket: It’s Gonna Be a HO HO Holiday at 8 p.m.; $12 tickets on sale by calling 859-259-2754; last two performances sold out; adult humor, parental discretion advised
For more information, click here.
 
Red Barn Radio
This is a studio taping of a radio broadcast at 7 p.m.
ArtsPlace, 161 N. Mill St.
Nov. 5 – Cherish the Blue
Nov. 12 – TBA
Nov. 19 – My Brother the Bear
Nov. 26 – TBA
Tickets – $8
For more information, click here.
 
Russian State Symphony Orchestra
Norton Center for the Arts, 600 W. Walnut St., Danville
Nov. 7, 8 p.m.
Tickets are $38-$75.
For more information, click here.
 
Jazz! Live at the Library
Central Library’s Farish Theater
Nov. 13, 7 p.m.
Event is free.
 
Buster’s Billiards and Backroom
899 Manchester St.
For more information, click here.
 
Cosmic Charlie’s
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington
All shows begin at 10 p.m. and are 18+.
For more information, click here.
 
 
Theater
 
Lexington Ballet presents Giselle
Lexington Opera House, 401 W. Short St.
Nov 1, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are $27.50-$40.50.
For more information, click here.
 
Standup Comedy
Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade
Nov. 7 – Extra Crispy at 11 p.m.; $5 cover
Balagula Theatre Presents
Lexington Central Library Farish Theater, Main Street
Tickets are $25
For more information, click here.
 
Farish Theater
Central Public Library, Main and Limestone Streets, Lexington
Nov. 1-3 – Filmslang Film Festival with information available by clicking here
Nov. 6 – Walking The Way, presentation of walking the 1,000-mile pilgrimage to Santiago with Lee Sanstead of Averett University at 5:30 p.m.
Nov. 16 – Sayre School presents The Great American Cheese Sandwich by Burton Cohen at 2 p.m. For tickets call 254-7177.
Nov. 17 – Sierra Club Bluegrass presents Chasing Ice about climate change at 7 p.m.
Nov. 24 – Wandering Storytellers at 7 p.m.
For more information, click here.

 
Balagula Theater presents ‘Venus in Fur’ by David Ives
Farish Theater, Central Public Library
Nov. 28, Dec. 4-5 at 7 p.m.
Nov. 29-30, Dec. 6-7 at 2 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 
A Well Mannered Murder
Bluegrass Mystery Theatre
Nov. 15 – R.J. Corman Lexington Dinner Train from Lexington at 6 p.m.; includes four-course dinner, show and 2 1/2-hour train ride for $109.95 for adults and $69.95 for children
Nov. 21 – Boone Tavern in Berea show at 7 p.m. includes three-course meal, show and tip for $40.
Nov. 23 – Columbia’s in downtown Lexington at 6 p.m. includes a three-course meal and show for $29.99.
Nov. 29 – My Old Kentucky Dinner Train leaves Bardstown at 5 p.m.; includes four-course dinner, show and 2 1/2 hour train ride for $109.95 for adults and $69.95 for children.
For more information, click here.
 
Exhibits
 
The Healing Presence of Art
A program of UK Arts in HealthCare program with works from the state, including UK employees, and as far away as England
Pavilion H lobby of UK Chandler Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital, Lexington
Through March 31
For more information, see our story here.
 
Room With a View
Selected paintings of Lexington skyline and 1990s downtown by Robert Tharsing
UK Chandler Hospital East Gallery, 1000 South Limestone
Through February
For more information, click here.
 

The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky
Singletary Center for the Arts, 405 Rose St.
Through Dec. 23 — Laurel Nakadate: Strangers and Relations
Through Dec. 23 — Take My Word For It
Through Dec. 23 — Kurt Vonnegut: Madmen and Moonbeams
Tuesday through Sunday, 12-5 p.m.; Friday 12-8 p.m.
Special exhibits are $8 general admission, $5 for seniors and free Fridays 5-8 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 
Arts in HealthCare
A. B. Chandler Hospital, University of Kentucky
East Gallery: Jill Frank’s Latent History of color photographs
West Gallery: James Baker Hall: The Mirror’s Beveled Edge of four color and black and white groupings
For more information, click here.
 

Kentucky Artisan Center
Kentucky Artisan Center, Berea
Nov. 1 – Richard Adams of London demonstrates wood turning
Nov. 8 – Debby Stratford of Louisville demonstrates linoleum block printing
Nov. 15 – Berea Welcome Center Carvers demonstrate woodcarving
Nov. 22 – Chris Robbins of Berea College Student Crafts demonstrates broom making
Nov. 29 – TBA
All demonstrations are free and run from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 
Contemporary Art with Latino Influence
Downtown Arts Center, 141 Main St., Lexington
Through Nov. 3, Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Admission free
For more information, click here.
 
Contemplative Spaces
New paintings by Mary Newton
Ann Tower Gallery, 141 E. Main St., Lexington
Through Nov. 15, Tuesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sundays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. or by appointment
For more information, call 859-425-1188 or click here.
 
Madmen and Moonbeams: Fanciful Faces by Kurt Vonnegut
Silkscreens organized by UK art history graduate student Courtney Anich and printed in Lexington by Joe Petro III
UK Art Museum, Singletary Center for the Arts
Through Dec. 23
For more information, click here.
 
Equine Treasures of the Bluegrass
International Museum of the Horse, 4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington
Through Nov. 9, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 

Special Events
 
Historic East End Walking Tour
Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center, 300 E. Third St.
Nov. 1, 1 p.m. (rain date is Nov. 8)
For tickets, call 859-280-2218 or click here.
 
No Fences Festival
Lexington Center’s Heritage Hall, 430 W. Vine St.
Nov. 1, 4:30-11:30 p.m.
“Lexington’s largest country bar” with free live music, food and beer for sale. Free admission to the public.
For more information, click here.
 
Day of the Dead Festival
Living Arts & Science Center and Old Episcopal Burying Ground, East Third and Elm Tree Lane
Nov. 1, 5-9 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 
2014 Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame
Aviation Museum of Kentucky, 4029 Airport Rd.
Nov. 1, 7 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 
Evans Orchard U-Pick Pumpkins
Evans Orchard, 180 Stone Rd., Georgetown
Through Nov. 19, everyday but Mondays starting at 9:30 a.m., but noon on Sunday
For more information, click here.
 
Joseph Beth Booksellers Presents
161 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington
For more information, click here.
 
Raven Run Nature Sanctuary
3885 Raven Run Way, Lexington
Nov. 1 – Yoga at 3 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 
Lexington Free to Breath Run/Walk
Coldstream Park, 1850 Pisacano Dr.
Nov. 1, beginning 8:30 a.m.
Event includes 5K run/walk and 1-mile walk for all fitness levels with awards for top fund-raisers, finishers. Raises money for lung cancer research.
For more information, click here.
 
NOLI Night Market
All along North Limestone
Nov. 7, 7-11 p.m.
Free
 
INTERSTRUCT at Night Market
Opening reception for INTERSTRUCT installations
Partnership House, 740 N. Limestone, Lexington
Nov. 7, 7-11 p.m.
Free
For more information, click here.
 
33rd Annual Kentucky Book Fair
Frankfort Convention Center
Nov. 15, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 
Gallery Hop
All through downtown Lexington
Nov. 21, 5-8 p.m.
Free
 
December

 
Music
 
Natasha’s
112 Esplanade
Dec. 5 – Sauce Boss at 9 p.m.;$10 cover
Dec. 12 – Chung Yen Twins at 9 p.m.; $8 cover
Dec. 13 – Jam Branch: LexJam Acoustic Cafe at 11 a.m.; no cover
Dec. 19 – Shemekia Copeland at 9 p.m.; Dinner seating $30, Standing $20
For more information, call 859-259-2754 or click here.
 
Theater
 
Exhibits
 
Special Events
 
Black Friday Art Sale
Lexington Art League’s one-stop holiday shopping
209 Castlewood Dr., Lexington
Dec. 5, 7-10 p.m.
Dec. 6, 2-10 p.m.
Everything is under $50.
For more information, click here.
 

To include your event in Our Calendar, contact Lesley Cissell at lesley@kyforward.com.