So much to be thankful for – and to enjoy
November provides us with many great activities and events in Lexington and Central Kentucky! Here are some that you won’t want to miss.
The Day of the Dead Festival is a true community event bringing together individuals, groups, students and teachers from the Latino and non-Latino communities. Join the celebration and experience the rich visual, musical, dance and culinary traditions of this holiday that is celebrated in Mexico and parts of Central and South America. The Festival includes live music and dance performances, traditional food, hands-on crafts, art exhibits and a gallery talk by the artists, a candlelight parade, and an exhibition of…
Follow Estelita’s family in a small village in Mexico as they prepare to celebrate el Dia de los Muertos. A sudden death forces the family to experience how precious life is and celebrate every moment of it. This ballet explores the Mexican holiday in a touching and intimate way. Bilingual slideshow explaining this cultural holiday is shown at the beginning.
Night Market A monthly pop-up open air-market/street festival held on the first Friday of every month May through December. Night Market highlights the creativity of local neighborhood businesses, artists, and nonprofits and brings people from all over the region to Lexington’s Northside. Want to know more about NoLi Neighborhood and the Night Market? Read our piece on the November 2016 Night Market here, http://news.rhr.com/neighborhood-insights-north-limestone/
Eight teams made up of Lexington, Ky architects, engineers, contractors, designers, and students attending schools of architecture, engineering, and design will design and create structures made entirely from canned foods. Teams will create their design within a 10′ by 10′ space. All canned foods will be donated to God’s Pantry after three weeks of display. Top winners will go to the International competition.