This wide-open space is a blank canvas to create the wedding of your dreams. The hydrangea-filled outdoor space is the perfect photo backdrop. Bonus: Find them on our list of beautiful bathrooms in Lexington.
What was the worst thing you ever bought? Why was it so bad?
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Burn the Mic | Monday, Mar. 13 | 7 p.m. | The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning, 251 W. Second St., Lexington | Free | Brave the mic to share your words + enjoy live readings from featured speaker and poet Eric Scott Sutherland.
Tuesday, March 14
Cocktails and Candles | Tuesday, Mar. 14 | 2-5 p.m. | Origin Hotel Lexington, 4174 Rowan, Lexington | $26-$70 | This hands-on class lead by Six & Main partner Wixology will give attendees a craft cocktail and the opportunity to create your own custom candle.
Wednesday, March 15
Playing With Pattern: Printmaking On Paper | Wednesday, Mar. 15 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Rock House Brewing, 119 Luigart Ct., Lexington | Join Studio Mel Designs for an evening of pattern play learning how to use hand-carved stamps.
Thursday, March 16
NVRMND Acoustic Show | Thursday, Mar. 16 | 8 p.m. | Chevy Chase Inn, 833 E. Euclid Ave., Lexington | Free | This energetic 90s rock cover band will be bringing all the hits to CCI.
Friday, March 17
My Fair Lady | Friday, Mar. 17 | 7:30 p.m. | Lexington Opera House, 401 W. Short St., Lexington | $60-$140 | See the lively musical story of Eliza Doolittle + Henry Higgins as he tries to transform her into “his idea of a proper lady.”
Saturday, March 18
Sunset of the Shakers | Saturday, Mar. 18 | 6-7 p.m. | Shaker Village, 3501 Lexington Rd., Harrodsburg | $10-$15 | Discover the unique and beautiful landscape and soak in the Kentucky sunset on this spring time stroll.
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To help business owners + homeowners better understand the permitting process, the city of Lexington has created One-Stop Lexington. The online portal will make permit requirements for various commercial and residential projects available at any hour of the day. (The Lane Report)
Transylvania University women’s basketball is heading to the Final Four for the first time in program history. The Pioneers remain undefeated, with a record of 31-0, after defeating NYU in the Elite Eight of the NCAA Division III tournament. Next up, they’ll play Smith College on Saturday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m. (Lexington Herald-Leader)
The countdown is on. We’re just four weeks away from the start of Central Bank Thursday Night Live which kicks things off Thursday, April 6 at 5 p.m. with the high-energy rock sounds of Nineteen85. The season will run through Thursday, Oct. 12.
Tickets are on sale now to see The Fab Four, an ultimate Beatles tribute band, at the historic Lexington Opera House on Wednesday, Dec. 6. Get your ticket to ride and relive the band’s greatest hits + the Rubber Soul album.
$34 million. That’s how much of Governor Andy Beshear’s $100 million Kentucky Product Development Initiative is being spent for the first round. The money will be used to support economic growth across the state through 54 site and building development projects. (The Lane Report)
When life gives us lemons, Boonedogs makes us boozy lemonades. Since spring is having commitment issues, we can at least pretend like it’s a sunny day by sipping a refreshing lemonade and vodka cocktail in flavors like watermelon + bluegrass.
Thanks to donations from the Big Blue Nation + various community sponsors, UK’s club hockey team will now be able to compete at the national championships in Boston next week. The team raised $80,000 through a GoFundMe campaign, to help pay for their flights, food, and hotel rooms. (FOX56)
To welcome the new season, our online store (Six & Main) is running a Spring Forward Contest. The winner + two friends will receive a prize from one of our coffee or tea brand partners. The contest is running now through Friday, March 24. Learn more on Instagram. 🌸
DYK, translated: Lexington is home to the largest peanut butter production facility in the world. Brush up on your Spanish skills with a subscription to Babbel (currently 60% off exclusively for LEXtoday readers now through Sunday, March 19).*
Today’s issue was written by Molly.
Editor’s pick: I just wanted to give a shout-out to Cory(I hope that’s how you spell your name), who came up to chat when we were both eating gluten-free donuts at North Lime Coffee & Donuts. We love it when our readers say hello + share feedback. If you see us out and about don’t be shy, say hi. 👋
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