Peppa Pig’s Adventure | Tues., May 10 | 6 p.m. | Lexington Opera House | $45+ | Join Peppa + her pals for this 60-minute live musical. 🎭
Sour Day at Ethereal Brewing | Wed., May 11 | 5 p.m. | Ethereal Brewing, 1224 Manchester St. | Free, price of purchase | A large selection of new sour beer releases featuring guava, banana + cucumber flavors 🍺
This week’s forecastlooksamazing. Temperatures will be in the low 80s with plenty of sunshine all week long. Take care of yourself this week + enjoy it — go for a run, try that new menu item on a patio, or enjoy a midweek bourbon on the porch. ☀️ (LEX18)
Road repairs are scheduled for Main Street this week — from Midland Avenue to Oliver Lewis Way. Yes, that is a major thoroughfare, but don’t fret. Construction will take place between 7 p.m.-6 a.m. Alternating lanes will be closed throughout the week + the project is expected to conclude on Sat., May 14. 🚦
Early primary voting will be taking place this week, Thurs., May 12-Sat., May 14, at Kroger Field, 1540 University Dr. Early voting is available to any registered voter + the city is asking citizens to enter from the blue lot off Alumni Drive and follow the signage into the stadium.
Lexington Parks and Recreation announced that pool passes are now on sale for the summer season. Early-bird individual passes are $50 + early-bird family passes, forup to six people, are $260. Find a public pool near you and get ready to beat the heat. 🏖
The restoration of the Old Morrison building’s steps is nearing completion. Transylvania has been working diligently to restore the facade of the historic building’s entryway before graduation on Sat., May 28. The building is a registered National Historic Landmark + the entrance will remain blocked until commencement. (1780)
The city of Richmond is hosting a Kids’ Fishing Derby on Sat., June 4 at Lake Reba, 180 Lake Reba Dr., from 8-10 a.m. The free event is for any kid 16 and under + will feature fishing, prizes, games, and information about outdoor recreation groups and activities. 🎣 (Richmond Register)
The Kentucky Theatre will be hosting a watch party for the new film “Downton Abbey: A New Era” on Wed., May 18 + Thurs., May 19 at 7:35 p.m. Start practicing your best British accent because this special screening event will feature a period-piece costume contest,specialty cocktails + door prizes. 🍿
Hey, Lexingtonians, are you looking to take the next step in your banking career?Republic Bank is hiringa Universal Banker to provide efficient, professional + quality customer service to all clients and sell retail deposit and loan products inside and outside the Banking Center.Get more info + apply.*
PFD. This is an acronym for a personal flotation device, also known as a lifejacket. This shorthand paddling term is easier to say than personal flotation device or lifejacket. PFDs are essential to safely exploring Kentucky’s waterways. Grab your PFD, it’s time to have some fun. 🛶
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Matt Jones — the founder of Kentucky Sports Radio — was spotted taking a photo with Louisville hip-hop artist Jack Harlow, while Jack was throwing his L’s up. Jack is known for always representing the Cardinals in his songs + Matt is known for, well, actually bleeding blue. We never thought we’d see the day.
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Editor’s pick: A 6-mile kayak trip that starts at a state park and ends at a barbecue restaurant — are you kidding me? Kentucky is the best. If you haven’t tried Proud Mary’s yet, I highly recommend it. What’s not to love about delicious barbecue, cold beer + a patio that overlooks the Kentucky River?
Missed yesterday’s newsletter? Read about Bike Month in Lexington here.
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