October 2017 Events We Love!

October is filled with TREATS!

Local scenic beauty, Keeneland racing, fall festivals, trick-or-treaters and more – there’s SO MUCH to enjoy in Lexington and Central Kentucky in October!  Here are some of our favorites.

October 2 @ 8:00 am – October 6 @ 5:00 pm
KY Horse Park, 4089 Iron Works Parkway 
Lexington, KY 40511 United States 
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Parents: plan your vacation to Lexington around a unique horse experience for your children. Explore the area on your own during the day while your children ride, learn about stable management, equine care and the history of the horse and explore behind the scenes at the Kentucky Horse Park. Open to all experience levels ages 8 to 16. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. leaving evenings are free for family activities.

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Discovery Night: Dogs on Patrol

October 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Living Arts & Science Center, 362 North Martin Luther King BLVD 
Lexington, KY 40508 United States 
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Meet the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Division of Police Canine Unit – a group of highly trained dogs, able to detect explosives, search buildings, sniff out illegal drugs, help with patrols, and even apprehend criminals! Think your dog can do that? Come learn more about these amazing animals and the officers that work with them! While you’re here, meet some lovable animals from the Lexington Humane Society and create some unique canine art to take home!

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Night Market October 2017

October 6 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Night Market, 700 Bryan Ave 
Lexington, KY United States 
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FREE

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/ 

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Seniors Real Estate Seminar with The Justice Group

October 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Rector Hayden Realtors, 1099 Duval St. Suite 250 
Lexington, KY 40515 United States 
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FREE

Join The Justice Group and Rector-Hayden Mortgage for this FREE seminar – open to the public. If you, or a loved one, are over the age of 50 and looking to buy or sell real estate – learn what opportunities are available for you! Lisa and Lura are SRES® Designated Realtors – meaning they have the education best suited to help clients 50+. Refreshments provided. PLEASE RSVP by Emailing thejusticegroup@rhr.com or by phone 859-338-6099 First 25 to RSVP will be…

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Kentucky Guild of Artists & Craftsmen Fall Fair

October 14 @ 8:00 am – October 15 @ 5:00 pm
Indian Fort Theatre, 2047 Big Hill Road 
Berea, KY 40403 United States 
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The Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen’s Fall Fair is an event you cannot afford to miss. Kentucky’s finest artists and crafts persons — KGAC’s veteran members along with our newest members and guest artists from across Kentucky — will impress you with the highest quality work in glass, ironwork, jewelry, pottery, wood, photography and 2D fine art.

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Pumpkinmania

October 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Transylvania University – Haggin Hall, 300 North Broadway 
Lexington, KY 40508 United States 
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This year’s #TransyPumpkinMania will be re-“vamped!” Third Street will be closed off. There will be food trucks, music, plenty of candy for trick-or-treaters and free, nearby parking. Hundreds of jack-o’-lanterns on the steps of historic Old Morrison off West Third Street will be lit! Trick-or-treating will be from 6-7 p.m. with the jack-o’-lantern lighting at 7. Don’t miss this Lexington Halloween tradition!

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