Whether you want to hurl yourself onto the field or be a spectator, the Lexington GAA has you covered. The team popped up on the scene in 2021, and while their account remains active on Twitter, we haven’t seen or heard any news on players or games.
Retirement Store Closing Sale | Friday, Mar. 17-Friday, Mar. 31 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Dogwood Home Furnishing, 1591 Winchester Rd., Lexington | Free, price of purchase | Shop for all of your home furnishing needs — like furniture, lighting, and art — at this retirement sale.
“My Fair Lady” | Friday, Mar. 17-Sunday, Mar. 19 | 7:30 p.m. | Lexington Opera House, 401 W. Short St., Lexington | $60-$140 | See the lively musical story of Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins as he tries to transform her into “his idea of a proper lady.”
Saturday, March 18
Central Kentucky Mystical Market | Saturday, Mar. 18 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Clarion Hotel, 1950 Newtown Pike, Lexington | $3-$5 | Venture into the mystical world of healers, intuitive guides, and mediums + shop for goods from other metaphysical vendors.
Discovery Saturday | Saturday, Mar. 18 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Living Arts & Science Center, 362 N. Martin Luther King Blvd., Lexington | Free | Celebrate women in science while exploring the museum’s various offerings including planetarium shows, art activities + more.
Sunday, March 19
Spring Renewal Market | Sunday, Mar. 19 | 2-6 p.m. | Rock House Brewing, 119 Luigart Ct., Lexington | Free | Shop artists and vendors, try out a variety of beers, get a tasting of local flair, and dance along to live music.
1971 | Sunday, Mar. 19 | 6 p.m. | The Burl, 375 Thompson Rd., Lexington | $20-$24 | Boogie to the groovy sounds of popular 1970s hits by local and regional artists.
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Congratulations to CHI St. Joseph Health’s Outpatient Surgery Center for being named to the “Best Places to Work in Kentucky” list. The annual initiative is led by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management and recognizes organizations that employees are proud to be a part of.
Register now to see James Fallows, who will deliver the UK School of Journalism and Media’s Joe Creason Lecture on Friday, March 31 at 6 p.m. Fallows has been a contributor to The Atlantic, NPR, and is the co-author of national bestseller “Our Towns” which later became an HBO documentary. (UKNOW)
Did you know, that new Fayette County Clerk Susan Lamb is the first female to hold the position? She works closely with city commissioners, as well as Fayette County and the Commonwealth of Kentucky attorneys. Responsibilities of county clerk include land-record management, handling registration, and election season prep. (Spectrum News)
Keeneland is looking to hire ~2,000 people in advance of the upcoming Spring Racing Meet in April. Available positions include retail, hospitality, security, and culinary. Apply in person at the hiring center or online. (WKYT)
St. Patrick’s Day. Observed to honor the death of St. Patrick, the annual holiday is celebrated globally and often features Irish dishes, parades, and dancing. Celebrate locally by visiting the Irish-owned shops on Upper Street — Fáilte, McCarthy’s, and The Grove.
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Stop by the LexArts Gallery to see the wearable art from Tony Higdon. | Photo by LEXtoday
Starting tonight, Friday, March 17 from 5 to 8 p.m., dozens of galleries, museums, artist studios, and creative spaces around downtown open their doors for the community to view art, which can only mean one thing — the return of the LexArts Hop.
Unique pieces of work can be found in conventional art spaces— think Pam Miller Downtown Arts Center, Living Arts & Science Center, or the 21C Museum Hotel — as well as unconventional spots like Central Bank + First Presbyterian Church.
Exhibits we’re excited about
“AquaVenture 2023” | The Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center, 300 E. Third St. | See the colorful pieces from the 30+ artists selected by the Kentucky Watercolor Society. The exhibit will be available for viewing through April 27.
“Horse Sense” | Lexington Art League, The Loudoun House, 209 Castlewood Dr. | This exhibit features 40+ artists sharing their horse works including photography, paintings, and digital art.
Editor’s pick: Enough of this back and forth with the weather already. I’m ready for blue skies, sunshine, and spring flowers. Speaking of, tell us your favorite place around Lexington to see beautiful blooms — it may just appear in an upcoming newsletter.
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