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October-November-December

 
 
 
October

 

Music
 
WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour
Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Oct. 20 – Emi Sunshine; Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley; Presley Barker – $20 general public; Free to WoodSongs members
Oct. 27 – Ian McLagan; Janiva Magness; In Layman Terms – $20 general public; Free to WoodSongs members
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.
 

Natasha’s Bistro and Bar
Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade
Oct. 16 – Natasha Borzilova at 9 p.m.; $8 cover
Oct. 17 – Howard Levy with The Miles/Dailey Jazztet at 8:30 p.m.; Tickets $22 online here
Oct. 18 – Julia Knight at 8 p.m.; $6 cover
Oct. 19 – Evening River Band/Quiet Hollers at 9 p.m.; $7 cover
Oct. 20 – Samuel Lockridge and David Mahler at 9 p.m.; $5 cover
Oct. 24 – The Velvet Blue at 9 p.m.; $5 cover
Oct. 25 – The Bats at 8 p.m.; Tickets $10 Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at 859-259-2754
Oct. 26 – Nick Dittmeier and Josh Nolan at 7:30 p.m.; Free
Oct. 27 – Tatsuya Nakatani with Xelas at 9 p.m.; $5 cover
Oct. 28 – Fauxgrass at 9 p.m.; $8 cover
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.
 

Red Barn Radio
This is a studio taping of a radio broadcast at 7 p.m.
ArtsPlace, 161 N. Mill St.
Oct. 22 – David Faul Band
Oct. 29 – Honeyboy and Boots
Tickets – $8
For more information, click here.
 

ZZ Top tour postponed
The band issued a statement after bass-guitarist Dusty Hill injured his hip that their tour, including the Oct. 24 stop at Centre College, would be resumed after the first of the year and after he completed rehab. For more information, click here.
 
Starship
Features Mickey Thomas
Newlin Hall, Norton Centre for the Arts, Centre College
Oct. 24, 8:30 p.m.
Tickets are $25-$46 and can be purchased by clicking here.
 
Susan Boyle in Concert
Kentucky Center for the Arts, Whitney Hall, 501 W. Main St., Louisville
Oct. 24, 8 p.m.
Tickets – $94-$387
For more information, click here.
 
Branford Marsalis with Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia
Singletary Center for the Arts, 405 Rose St.
Oct. 26, 3 p.m.
Tickets – $25-$50
For more information, click here.
 
Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
Grand Theatre, 308 St. Clair St., Frankfort
Oct. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets – $20-$30
For more information, click here.
 
Leo Kottke
Lyric Theatre
Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m.
For tickets, call 859-280-2218 or here.
 
Boz Scaggs
Lexington Opera House
Oct. 28, 8 p.m.
For tickets, call 859-233-2525 or visit ticketmaster.com.
 
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.
 
Cosmic Charlie’s
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington
Oct. 17 – The Nth Power; MojoFlo
Oct. 18 – Pallbearer; Tombs; Vattnet Viskar
Oct. 19 – Sunday Service with The Tall Boys at 9 p.m.
Oct. 21 – Service Industry Night with Levon Musk at 9 p.m.
Oct. 22 – Ana Sia
Oct. 26 – Sunday Service with Restless Leg String Band
Oct. 28 – Service Industry Night with Levon Musk at 9 p.m.
All shows begin at 10 p.m. and are 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
 
Standup Comedy
Joe Deuce Speaks “Comedy That Will Hurt You”
Natasha’s Bistro and Bar, 112 Esplanade, Lexington
Oct. 24, 11 p.m.
Cover is $7
For more information, click here.
 
La Sylphide (The Nymph and the Witch Glen) – A World Premiere
Kentucky Ballet Theatre
Lexington Opera House, 401 W. Short St.
Oct. 24-25, 8 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 
Frankenstein
Woodford Theatre, 275 Beasley Dr., Versailles
Oct. 24-26, 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. 22-25, 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.
 
Farish Theater
Central Public Library, Main and Limestone Streets, Lexington
Oct. 21 – Director’s Series: Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho at 7 p.m.
Oct. 27 – Wandering Storytellers Story Slam at 7 p.m.
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.
 

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.
 

The State of Clay
ArtsPlace Gallery, 161 N. Mill St., Lexington
Through Oct. 25, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 12-5 p.m.
Free
For more information, see 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.
 
PRHBTN Is Upon Us
Fourth annual PRHBTN public murals begins Sept. 25 and runs through Oct. 26 with four murals in downtown Lexington
Through Oct. 26 MYSTERY ARTIST at 1170 Manchester St.
For more information, see 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.
 

Kentucky Artisan Center
Kentucky Artisan Center, Berea
Oct. 25 – Diana Colgate of Shepherdsville demonstrates pastel painting
All demonstrations are free and run from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
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
 

Keeneland Fall Meet
Fall Race Meet runs through Oct. 25, with no racing on Mondays and Tuesdays.
Keeneland, 4201 Versailles Rd., Lexington
Through Oct. 25
For more information, click here.
 
Thriller Halloween Showcase and Parade 2014
Robt. F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza, 120 N. Limestone, Lexington
Oct. 26, 6:30 p.m. Showcase, 8 p.m. Parade, 8:30 p.m. Thriller
For more information, click here.
 
Just Enough German
Tanja Kenny teaches German in weekly class
Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning, 251 W. Second St., Lexington
Wednesdays Oct. 15-Nov. 19, 5:45-7:15 p.m.
Cost is $72.
For more information, click here.
 
Joseph Beth Booksellers Presents
161 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington
Oct. 20 – National Day on Writing with Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning volunteers
Oct. 23 – Kentuckian David Connerley Nahm discussing and signing Ancient Oceans of Central Kentucky at 7 p.m.
Oct. 25 – Schmidt Opera Outreach Program of UK Opera Theater presents The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland: A Children’s Opera in One Act at 11 a.m.
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.
 
Raven Run Nature Sanctuary
3885 Raven Run Way, Lexington
Oct. 25 – Yoga at 6 p.m.
Oct. 25 – Stargazing at 7 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 

National Day on Writing
Visit writing tables at bookstores, coffee shops, universities and libraries throughout Lexington
Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning, 251 W. Second St., Lexington
Oct. 20, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 
YMCA Fall Festival
Beaumont Centre and North Lexington YMCA locations
Oct. 24, 6-8 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 
Fall 2014 CSA Harvest Party
Kentucky’s first Community Support Art program’s Fall 2014 crop of art featuring nine original, limited-edition works
Oct. 24, 6-9 p.m.
Free
For more information, click here.
 
Boyd Orchards Fall Festival
Boyd Orchards, 1396 Pinckard Pike, Versailles
Through Oct. 26 every day except Mondays starting at 9:30 a.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.
 
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.
 
Annual Thriller Parade
Main Street in Lexington from Quality to Mill Streets
Oct. 26 (Rain date: Oct. 27), 6:30 p.m. for dance showcase; 8 p.m. for Thriller re-enactment
For more information, click here.
 
Whispering Woods Haunted Trail
Attraction is wagon rides
Whispering Woods Riding Stables, 265 Wright Lane, Georgetown
Oct. 25 and 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.
 
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. 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. 12 – Alyssa Jacey at 9 p.m.; $5 cover
Nov. 13 – Peter Bradley Adams at 9 p.m.; $12 cover
Nov. 22 – Kate Voegele at 9 p.m.; $12 cover
Nov. 26 – Honeychild at 9 p.m.; $15 cover
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.
Tickets – $8
For more information, click here.
 
Jazz! Live at the Library
Central Library’s Farish Theater
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
 
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
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.
 
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.
 
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
 
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.
 
Gallery Hop
All through downtown Lexington
Nov. 21, 5-8 p.m.
Free
 
December

 
Music
 
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.