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January-February-March

 
 

January

 
Music
 
Natasha’s
112 Esplanade

• Wednesday, Jan. 28, 7 p.m. Wine Down Wednesday with Brice Farrar, violionist
• Friday, Jan. 30, 8 p.m. The Bats, $10 cover
• Saturday, Jan. 31, 9 p.m. Julia Knight, $6 cover
All events are free unless otherwise noted.
For more information, call 859-259-2754 or click here.
 

Cheapside Bar & Grill

• Friday, Jan. 30 – The Barrows
All events are at 10 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 

An Evening with Karen Slack and Cliff Jackson
Fasig-Tipton Pavilion, 2400 Newtown Pike
Friday, Jan. 30, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets range from $100 – $150.
For more information, click here.

 
Theater
 
Lexington Opera House Events
401 West Short Street
 
Keb’ Mo’
Jan. 28, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets – $53.75
 
Elvis Lives
Jan. 29, 7:30
Tickets: range from $30-$65
 
Black Jacket Symphony
Jan. 30, 8 p.m.
Tickets: range from $30-$35
For more information, click here.
 

 
Kentucky Conservatory Theatre presents Winterfest: Cabaret
The Grand Reserve, 903 Manchester St.
Jan. 26 – 30, 8 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 

Exhibits
 

Lens-Less
MSRezny Studio/Gallery, 903 Manchester St.
Through February 28
For more information, click here.

 

Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea
Gallery Exhibit: “Put a Lid On It: Containers by Kentucky Artisans”
Through Feb. 28, 2015
Lobby Exhibit: “Kentucky Murals by Frank W. Long”
Now through April 18, 2015
Berea Welcome Center Carvers Demonstrate
Jan. 24
Janet Northern Creates Baskets from Honeysuckle Vines, Hickory Bark
Jan. 31
 

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.
 

Arts in HealthCare
A. B. Chandler Hospital, University of Kentucky, 1000 S. Limestone
Through February
• East Gallery: Robert Tharsing: A Room with a View
• West Gallery: Shirley Mason: Shirley Ardell Mason
• North Gallery: Chung Hwan Park: Closet of Prayer
For more information, click here.

 

ArtsPlace presents Of the Earth
ArtsPlace, 161 N. Mill St.
Through Feb. 28
For more information, click here.
 

Special Events

 
Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Initiative Annual Breakfast
Northern Kentucky Convention Center in Covington
Jan. 28
Registration and networking will begin at 7 a.m. Breakfast will be served at 8 a.m. followed by the keynote presentation.
Linda Rottenberg, author of the recently released book Crazy is a Compliment, will present this year’s keynote presentation.
The admission price includes a copy of the keynote speaker’s new book Crazy is a Compliment.
Reservations for the breakfast are required and can be made by calling 859-578-6384. The cost is $45 per person for members and $80 for future members. Corporate tables of $600 are still available.
The event is open to men and women.
For more information, click here.
 

Dr. Matthew Sleeth to speak at Ransdell Chapel at Campbellsville University
401 N. Hoskins Ave.
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 10 a.m.
The event is free and open to the public.
It will be streamed live here.
For more information about chapel, call the Office of Campus Ministries at (270) 789-5227.
 

Parenting for Beginners class
Morning Pointw, 233 Ruccio Way
Jan. 28, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Registration is $10 and seating is limited.
Click here to register.
 

Labors of Love and Leadership class
Commerce Lexington, 330 E. Main St. Suite
Jan. 29, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Seating is limited.
To register, click here.
 

Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Carnegie Center, 251 W. Second St.
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 6:30 p.m.
The event is free and open to the public.
For more information, click here.
 

The January Ball
Ethereal Brewing Company, 1224 Manchester
Friday, Jan. 30, 8 p.m.
Tickets are $20.
For more information, click here.
 

For Kids
 

Lexington Children’s Theatre
Senora Tortuga
Jan. 31, 2 and 7 p.m.
Tickets – Adults: $15; Youth under 18: $13; Subscribers: $10-12
For more information, click here.
 

Night at the Museum
Behringer-Crawford Museum, 1600 Montague Rd., Devou Park, Covington
Jan. 30, 7 p.m. – Jan. 31, 8 a.m.
The cost is $5 per person.
A light breakfast will be provided in the morning.
Reserve your spot by calling (859) 491-4003.
 
 

February

 

Music
 

WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour
Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center, 301 Third St., Lexington
Tickets – General Public: $10; Students: $5; WoodSongs Partners: Free.
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
112 Esplanade
• Feb. 1, 8 p.m. – Andrew Duhon Trio, $7 cover
• Feb. 6, 9 p.m. – Big Fat Liars, $8 cover
• Feb. 7, 9 p.m. – Lee Carroll presents C the Beat: Dance Party, $10 cover
• Feb. 8, 9 p.m. – Zen Highway
• Feb. 13, 9 p.m. – Nick Stamp’s Blues All-Stars, $9 cover
• Feb. 14, 6 p.m. – Brice Farrar, special session and special chef’s table
All events are free unless otherwise noted.
For more information, call 859-259-2754 or click here.
 

Red Barn Radio
This is a studio taping of a radio broadcast at 7 p.m.
ArtsPlace, 161 N. Mill St.
David & Valerie Mayfield
For more information, click here.
 

Cheapside Bar & Grill
All events are at 10 p.m.
For more information, click here.

 

Theater
 
Lexington Opera House Events
401 West Short Street
 
Peter and the Starcatcher
Feb. 6 and 7, 8 p.m., Feb. 7, 2 p.m., Feb. 8, 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Tickets: Prices subject to change
 
Sundy Best
Feb. 13, 8 p.m.
Tickets: $25
 
Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles
Feb. 17, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: range from $30-$70
 
Chuggington Live! The Great Rescue Adventure
Feb. 22, 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Tickets: range from $20-$49
 
42nd Street
Feb. 26, 7 p.m., Feb. 27 and 28, 8 p.m., Feb. 28, 2 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 

Kentucky Conservatory Theatre presents Hamlet, a one-man adaptation
The Barrel House, 903 Manchester St.
Feb. 2 – 6,
For more information, click here.

 
Exhibits
 

Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea
Put a Lid On It: Containers by Kentucky Artisans
Through Feb. 28, 2015

 

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.
 

Arts in HealthCare
A. B. Chandler Hospital, University of Kentucky, 1000 S. Limestone
Through February
• East Gallery: Robert Tharsing: A Room with a View
• West Gallery: Shirley Mason: Shirley Ardell Mason
• North Gallery: Chung Hwan Park: Closet of Prayer
For more information, click here.

 

Special Events
 
Beekeeping School
The Allen County Beekeepers School, Allen County-Scottsville High School, 1545 Bowling Green Road in Scottsville
Feb. 7, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. CST
Special speaker is Dr. Clarence Collison, formerly of Mississippi State University. Cost is $10 per person, $15 per couple, and $25 for FFA, Girl Scouts, or church groups.
A catered barbecue lunch will be available for purchase.
For more information, contact John Benham at (270) 678-7924 or ajbenham@scrtc.com.
 
The South Central Kentucky Beekeeping School,Whitley County High School, 350 Boulevard of Champions in Williamsburg
Feb. 7, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Special speaker is Dr. Tom Webster of Kentucky State University.
Preregistration is $15, and admission at the door is $25.
For more information, call the Whitley County Extension Office at (606) 549-1430.
 
Family Backyard Beekeeping Series, Bernheim Forest near Clermont
Feb. 8 through July 12 from 2-4 p.m.
Cost is $20 for Bernheim members, $30 for non-members.
Participants must be at least 7 years old, with children accompanied by an adult.
Call (502) 955-8512 for reservations.
 
The Lake Cumberland Beekeepers Association, Pulaski County Extension Office, 28 Parkway Drive in Somerset
Feb. 10 through April 14, 6-8:30 p.m.
Cost is $25 and limited to 45 participants.
For more information, email Beth.Wilson@uky.edu or call (606) 679-6361.
 
Bernheim Forest’s Education Center near Clermont
Feb. 14, from 1-2:30 p.m.
State Apiarist Tammy Horn of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture will speak on “Bees and the Plants They Love” on Valentine’s Day.
Cost is $10 for Bernheim members, $12 for non-members.
Reserve a seat by calling (502) 955-8512.
 
The Northeastern Kentucky Winter Bee School, Maysville Community and Technical College, 1755 U.S. Highway 68 in Maysville
Feb. 28, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
State Apiarist Tammy Horn will be the special speaker.
Preregistration for adults is $20, and admission at the door is $25. Children will be admitted for $7.50. Price includes lunch and refreshments.
Preregister by emailing lickingriverba@gmail.com by Feb. 23.
 
Lamplighters of America’s “Parenting 101: Understanding Your Child” classes
Babies R Us, Hamburg Pavilion
Feb. 7, 10:30 -11:30 a.m.
The class is free, but reservations are requested.
For more information, click here.
 

Kentucky Sport, Boat and Recreation Show
Rupp Arena, 432 West Vine St.
Feb. 5-6, 2 p.m.; Feb. 7, 9 a.m.; Feb. 8, 10 a.m.
Tickets range from $5-$13.
For more information, click here.
 

Kentucky State Parks offer specials for Valentine’s Day
Here is a listing of special events (all times local):
 
Barren River Lake State Resort Park, Lucas
Honeymooners Weekend, Feb. 13-15
 
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site, Union
Bison and Bones, Feb. 14
 
Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park, Mount Olivet
Valentine Dinner Theater, Feb. 13, 14
 
Buckhorn Lake Sate Resort Park, Buckhorn
Dancing and Mystery By The Lake Dinner Theater, Feb 13-15
 
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill
Valentines Dinner Theater, Feb. 13-14
 
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park, Corbin
Romantic Getaway, Feb. 13-15
 
E.P. ‘Tom’ Sawyer State Park, Louisville
Sweetheart Wreath Workshop, Feb. 14
 
General Butler State Resort Park, Carrollton
Tribute to Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers Dinner Theater, Feb. 14
 
Greenbo Lake State Resort Park, Greenup
Mystery Dinner Show, Feb. 14
 
Jenny Wiley State Resort Park, Prestonsburg
Valentine’s Day Dinner and Overnight Package, Feb. 14
 
Kenlake State Resort Park, Aurora
Mardi Gras Valentine, Feb. 14
 
Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park, Gilbertsville
Valentine Weekend Package, Feb. 14-15
 
Lake Barkley State Resort Park, Cadiz
Sweetheart Package and Dinner Buffet, Feb. 14
 
Lake Cumberland State Resort Park, Jamestown
That’s Amore Weekend, Feb. 13 and 14
 
Natural Bridge State Resort Park, Slade
Romantic Weekend Package, Feb. 14-15
 
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, Dawson Springs
Valentine’s Getaway, Feb. 14-15
 
Pine Mountain State Resort Park, Pineville
Wine and Canvas and Valentine’s Day Couples Package, Feb. 14
 
Rough River Dam State Resort Park, Falls of Rough
Sweethearts Weekend, Feb. 13-15
 

Expressions of Courage Gala
DoubleTree Suites at Hilton Hotel, 2601 Richmond Rd.
Saturday, Feb. 7
6 p.m. Appetizers, cocktails, and a silent auction;
6:30 p.m. Musical performances by Dr. Jay “Zwisch” Zwischenberger and Kayla Smith;
7:30 p.m. Buffet dinner; and
8:45 p.m. Entertainment by the Donnie Brooks Band.
Tickets for the Gala are $50.
For more information, click here.
 

Lexington Legends national anthem auditions
Fayette Mall
Feb. 21, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Feb. 22, 1 to 4 p.m.
For ticket information, call (859) 422-7867 or click here.
 

Living with Alzheimer’s: For People with Alzheimer’s class
Alzheimer’s Association office, 465 E. High St., Suite 200
Feb. 4 and 11, 10 a.m. – noon
Registration is required.
To register, call (800) 272-3900 or email infoky-in@alz.org.
 

Legal and Financial Planning class
Lexington Public Library, Eagle Creek Branch, 101 N. Eagle Creek Dr.
Feb. 5, 2 – 4 p.m.
Registration is required.
To register, call (800) 272-3900 or email infoky-in@alz.org.
 

Know the Signs Alzheimer’s class
Lexington Public Library, Tates Creek Branch, 3628 Walden Dr.
Feb. 19, 11 a.m. – noon
To register, call (800) 272-3900 or email infoky-in@alz.org.
 

For Kids
 
Lexington Opera House Events
401 West Short Street
Chuggington Live! The Great Rescue Adventure
Feb. 22, 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Tickets: range from $20-$49
For more information, click here.
 
Lexington Children’s Theatre
Senora Tortuga
Feb. 1, 2 p.m.
Tickets – Adults: $15; Youth under 18: $13; Subscribers: $10-12
Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat
Feb. 22 and 28, 2 p.m.; Feb. 22, 4:30 p.m.; Feb. 28, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Tickets – Adults: $15; Youth under 18: $13; Subscribers: $10-12
For more information, click here.
 

Living Arts and Science Center classes
Family Fun Time – Drop-in Sessions: 2 -4 year olds + parent.
Fridays, Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27, 10 – 11 a.m. (This program continues every Friday throughout May.)
 
Printmaking Pizzazz: K – 2nd Grade
Saturdays, Feb. 14, 21 and 28, 10 a.m. – noon
 
Map the Sky: 3rd – 5th Grade
Saturdays, Feb. 14, 21 and 28, 10 a.m. – noon
 
Free Birdhouse Workshop: All Ages
Saturday, Feb. 28, 10 a.m. – noon
 
Drawing from Art History: Teens and Adults
Tuesday, Feb. 17, 24 and March 3 and 10, 6 – 8 p.m.
 
No-School Day classes – February 17
Classes are offered from 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.: students K – 8th grade.
Partial and full-day schedules are available.
 
Create a Creature: Teens and Adults
Saturdays, Feb. 21, 28, March 7 and 14
 
 
 

March

 

Music
 

WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour
Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center, 301 Third St., Lexington
Tickets – General Public: $10; Students: $5; WoodSongs Partners: Free.
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
112 Esplanade
All events are free unless otherwise noted.
For more information, call 859-259-2754 or click here.
 

Red Barn Radio
This is a studio taping of a radio broadcast at 7 p.m.
ArtsPlace, 161 N. Mill St.
For more information, click here.
 

Cheapside Bar & Grill
All events are at 10 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 

Winter Jam 2015 Tour Spectacular
Rupp Arena, 432 West Vine St.
March 28; Doors open at 3:30 p.m. for JAM Nation, doors open at 5 p.m. for public, event begins at 6 p.m.
Tickets range from $10, cash only.
For more information, click here.
 

Theater
 
 
Lexington Opera House Events
401 West Short Street
 
The Tales of Hoffman
Mar. 5-7, 7:30 p.m., Mar. 8, 2 p.m.
Tickets: regular and student tickets available
 
The Great Gatsby
Mar. 13 and 14, 8 p.m., Mar. 14, 2 p.m., Mar. 15, 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Tickets: Prices subject to change
 
Dance SCAPA
Mar. 20 and 21, 8 p.m., Mar. 21, 2 p.m.
Tickets: $17 adults and $14 for kids, students and seniors 65+
For more information, click here.
 

Disney on Ice presents Passport to Adventure
Rupp Arena, 432 West Vine St.
March 12-14, 7 p.m.; March 13, 10:30 a.m.; March 14, 11 a.m.; March 14, 3 p.m.; March 15, 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.;
Tickets range from $15 – $55.
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.
 

Special Events
 

Beekeeping School
The Audubon Bee School, Henderson County Extension Education & Expo Center, 3341 Zion Road in Henderson
Mar. 7, 8:45 a.m. CST
Opening speaker will be former State Apiarist Phil Craft.
Preregister for $15, which includes lunch, by emailing audubonbeekeepersclub@gmail.com or calling (270) 339-724. Cost is $20 at the door. Children ages 12 and under will be admitted for $5.
 
The Bluegrass Beekeepers School, Kentucky State University in Frankfort
Mar. 7
Welcome and keynote speaker will be University of Kentucky entomology professor Dr. Subba Reddy Palli. The American Honey Queen will attend and teach classes.
Preregistration will begin in January and conclude Feb. 28 at $25 per adult and $10 per child.
Registration at the door will be $35 per adult and $15 per child.
For more information, contact Phil Clark at pdc3393@twc.com.

 
Lamplighters of America’s “Parenting 101: Understanding Your Child” classes
Babies R Us, Hamburg Pavilion
Mar. 7, 10:30 -11:30 a.m.
The class is free, but reservations are requested.
For more information, click here.
 

Know the 10 Signs of Dementia class
Woodford Co. Public Library, 115 N. Main St., Versailles
March 12, 5 – 6 p.m.
Registration is required.
To register, call (800) 272-3900.
 

The Basics, Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease class
Scott County Public Library, 104 S. Bradford, Georgetown
March 19, 2 – 4 p.m.
Registration is required.
To register, call (800) 272-3900.
 

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer’s Disease
Lexington Public Library, Tates Creek Branch, 3628 Walden Dr.
March 26, 7 – 8 p.m.
If you have a loved one who is newly diagnosed, or if you just want to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease, this program is for you.
This two-hour presentation will explore what everyone should know about memory loss issues and what they mean for all of us.
Registration is required. To register for this program, call (800) 272-3900 or e-mail infoky-in@alz.org.
 

 
 

For Kids
 
Lexington Children’s Theatre
Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat
Mar. 1, 2 p.m.
Tickets – Adults: $15; Youth under 18: $13; Subscribers: $10-12
A Thousand Cranes
Mar. 21 and 22, 2 p.m.; Mar. 21, 7 p.m.
Tickets – Adults: $15; Youth under 18 $13; Subscribers: $10-12
For more information, click here.
 

Living Arts and Science Center classes
New classes for children, teens and adults also begin throughout March and April on Saturdays and Tuesday and Thursday evenings and No-School Day classes will take place on the following days for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade:
 
No-School Day classes on March 20: K – 12th grade
Classes offered from 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Partial and full day schedules available.
 
Spring Break classes (March 30 – April 3): K – 12th grade
A five-day session of classes 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Partial and full day schedules available.
 
No-School Day classes on April 10: K – 12th grade
Classes offered from 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Partial and full day schedules available.
 
No-School Day classes on May 19: K – 12th grade
Classes offered from 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Partial and full day schedules available.
 
Drawing from Art History: Teens and Adults
Tuesday, March 3 and 10, 6 – 8 p.m.
 
Create a Creature: Teens and Adults
Saturdays, March 7 and 14
 

Disney on Ice presents Passport to Adventure
Rupp Arena, 432 West Vine St.
March 12-14, 7 p.m.; March 13, 10:30 a.m.; March 14, 11 a.m.; March 14, 3 p.m.; March 15, 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.;
Tickets range from $15 – $55.
For more information, click here.
 
 

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SAVE THE DATE:
Mark your calendars in advance for these special events

 
Troubadour Concert Series presents: An Evening with Hot Rize
The Lyric Theatre ad Cultural Arts Center
Friday, May 29, 7:30 p.m.
 
Lexington Opera House Events
401 West Short Street
 
Midsummer’s Night Dream
Apr. 11
 
Ainadamar – Fountain of Tears
Apr. 17-18
 
Sister Act
Apr. 24-26
For more information, click here.
 

Lexington Dream Factory “Dreams Take Flight” Annual Gala
RJ Corman Hangar, Nicholasville
Apr. 18, 6:30 p.m.
For more information, call (859) 254-9474.
 

Lamplighters of America’s “Parenting 101: Understanding Your Child” classes
Babies R Us, Hamburg Pavilion
Apr. 4, May 2, Jun. 6, Jul. 4, Aug. 1, Sep. 5, Oct. 3, Nov. 7, Dec. 5, 10:30 -11:30 a.m.
The class is free, but reservations are requested.
For more information, click here.
 

Central Kentucky Home & Garden Show
Rupp Arena, 432 West Vine St.
April 10, 5 – 9 p.m.; April 11, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; April 12, noon – 5 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 

Eric Church: The Outsiders World Tour
Rupp Arena, 432 West Vine St.
May 7
For more information, click here.
 

CancerLink Golf Scramble
Spring Valley Golf Club, 2300 Sandersville Rd.
April 27, 11:30 a.m.
Team regstration costs $400.
To register, click here.
 

Lexington Children’s Theatre
The Giver
Apr. 19, 25 and 26, 2 p.m.; Apr. 25, 7 p.m.
Tickets – Adults: $18; Youth under 18: $15; Subscribers: $10-12
For more information, click here.
 

Brave Faces of Cancer 5K
Keeneland
May 31
Click here to register.
For more information, click here.
 

Kentucky Century Challenge Rides for Cyclists
Redbud Ride, April 24-26, London
Horsey Hundred, May 23-25, Georgetown
Preservation Pedal, June 20, Frankfort
Hub City Tour, Sept. 12, Elizabethtown
 

Living Arts and Science Center classes
New classes for children, teens and adults also begin throughout March and April on Saturdays and Tuesday and Thursday evenings and No-School Day classes will take place on the following days for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade:
 
Spring Break classes (March 30 – April 3): K – 12th grade
A five-day session of classes 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Partial and full day schedules available.
 
No-School Day classes on April 10: K – 12th grade
Classes offered from 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Partial and full day schedules available.
 
No-School Day classes on May 19: K – 12th grade
Classes offered from 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Partial and full day schedules available.
 

Taylor Swift: 1989 World Tour
Rupp Arena, 432 West Vine St.
Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets range from $39.50 – $200.
For more information, click here.

 
 

To include your event in Our Calendar, contact Erin Grigson at erin@kyforward.com.