Oh yes, there’s plenty going on at Lexington Opera House. | Photo by Lexington Opera House
Looking to enjoy live more live music this year? While we can’t cover it all, we’ve rounded up a list of 15 upcoming concerts that you won’t want to miss.
Winter Jam 2023 | Friday, Jan. 27 | 7 p.m. | Rupp Arena, 430 W. Vine St., Lexington | $15 at the door | Jam to performances by We the Kingdom, Jeremy Camp, Andy Mineo, Disciple, Austin French, NewSong, and Anne Wilson.
Planetarium Show: Cosmic Castaways | Friday, Jan. 20 | 4 p.m. | Living Arts & Science Center, 362 N. Martin Luther King Blvd., Lexington | $5 | The whole family will enjoy learning about what happens when galaxies collide and the potential futures of the Milky Way and Andromeda galaxies.
Saturday, Jan. 21
Stained Glass Class | Saturday, Jan. 21 | 1 p.m. | Art Alley & Frame Clinic, 100 W. Court St., Lawrenceburg | $55 | All materials will be provided for you to make your own snowflake creations.
January Latin Dance Party | Saturday, Jan. 21 | 6-9 p.m. | El Cid, 701 National Ave., Lexington | Free | Sassy Wellness is bringing back free bachata lessons and performances, as well as discounted prices on margs and food.
Sunday, Jan. 22
Cosmic Connections | Sunday, Jan. 22 | 1-5 p.m. | Pivot Brewing, 1400 Delaware Ave., Lexington | Free | At this mini mystical fair, you’ll find tarot readers, reiki, henna, art, and more.
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The Lexington Division of Parks and Recreation is accepting parade and vendor applications for the 2023 Lexington St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival. The festival is set to return downtown on Saturday, March 11 and will begin at 10:45 a.m. with the “Blessing of the Keg.” 🍀
UK and Simmons College of Kentucky — Louisville’s only historically Black college or university — announced that they are forming a partnership to establish collaborative opportunities for students.Preliminary collaborations will focus on educational and career opportunities. Learn more. (UK Now)
Lace up your sneakers and join the John’s Run Walk/Shoprunning group. The group meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m., and everyone is welcome to come. No advance registration is required. Be sure to check out our list of other running clubs in Lexington.👟
Commissioner of Agriculture Dr. Ryan Quarles is hosting a Kentucky hunger relief fundraiser called Serving Up Solutions on Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 6 p.m. The dinner will take place at the Foundry on Broadway(317 W. Broadway St., Frankfort), and proceeds will benefit several KY nonprofits. 🍽️
UK alumni Mario “Rio” Maitland recently released the seventh episode of his What’s Next podcast series. The episode featured an interview with UK women’s basketball player Jada Walker, and details her experience playing in Rupp Arena, her role on the team, and some of her favorite basketball players. Listen now. 🏀
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Three of the championship players have signed every bottle. | Photo via Frazier History Museum
A new bourbon is honoring the Kentucky Wildcats and their 1978 NCAA Basketball Championship.
Meet 78 Legends, a limited-edition blend of Kentucky 5-year and 50-year bourbon whiskeys. Only 1,978 bottles will be made — each one costing$1,978. The price tag also includes admission to the 78 Legends Release Party at the Frazier History Museum on Thursday, Feb. 2 — now that’s a slam dunk.
A perk of buying a bottle: it will be signed by Jack “Goose” Givens, Rick Robey, and Kyle Macy, three of the championship players. The players will also be at the release party to discuss their winning season with host Dan Issel.
Editor’s pick: OBC Kitchen is having a special $5 happy hour today from 4-6 p.m. It will feature $5 1 oz. pours of BHG Blanton’s and $5 select cocktails, wines, and craft beers. Cheers to the weekend, am I right?
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