12 Days of Lexington

It’s Christmas time in the city.

A close up of holiday ornaments on a tree

Tiny tots with their eyes all aglow. | Photo by @femibranded

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The temps are dropping, trees are getting lit, and carolers are caroling. It’s that time of year, so we thought we’d contribute to holiday festivities with our own semi-original song, featuring our favorite topic: Lexington.

Now don’t get your stockings in a twist — this isn’t even close to an exhaustive list. We could fill 100 verses with things that are true and blue about the Horse Capital of the World, but to keep this short and sweet, we’ll just stick to one. So, here you have it: LEXtoday’s 12 Days of Lexington.

On the 12th day of Christmas, Lexington sent to me... 🎶

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Eleven questions with Ouita Michel
Find out what the Holly Hill & Co. founder and chef Ouita Michel whips up for her holiday spread.

Ten drinks from Drink Up Week
As we look back on this past year, we can’t forget about our awesome partners from our first annual celebration of local beverages.

Nine questions with Stephanie Roberts
Take a peek into the colorful world of the Instagram sensation + resin artist.

Eight championship banners
We’ve got the highlights as UK men’s basketball strives for No. 9.

Seven area vineyards
Cheers to good times with some local wine.

Six state parks
If you’re resolving to get outside more in 2023, check out our guide to state parks — all within 60 minutes of Lexington.

Five resources for start-ups
There’s no time like the present to start that new business you’ve been dreaming up.

Four local plant shops
Give the gift of greenery this holiday season.

Three places for mocktails
If you’re taking a break from the booze, find some spirit-free sips around town.

Two local singers making waves
Hark! The Lexington angels sing.

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