Kentucky Events

Charity Fundraisers

Food Trucks for a Cause, Main Street

Ten percent of all proceeds go to a different charity each week.
DATE: Oct. 31
LOCATION: 400 East Main Street, Lexington

Walk for Down Syndrome

Cost: $15 per person (includes T-shirt). The 1.25 mile walk in downtown Lexington will raise funds to support DSACK's mission and raise awareness for individuals with Down syndrome living in Central and Eastern Kentucky. This annual event featuring silent and live auctions, raffle, and family-friendly activities including face and hair painting, music, dancing, inflatables, and more.
DATE: Saturday, Nov. 1, 9:30 am
LOCATION: Lexington Convention Center Heritage Hall, Lexington

Big Blue Crush

Help Kentucky beat Tennessee in the annual Big Blue Crush blood battle. Schedule your appointment at kybloodcenter.org.
DATE: Nov. 17-21
LOCATION: Donor centers in Lexington, Louisville, Pikeville, and Somerset. Blood drives throughout Kentucky.

Thoroughbred Classic 5K and Kay Collins Memorial Mile

Benefits four local charities: The Hope Center, God's Pantry Food Bank, Central Kentucky Radio Eye, and the Lexington Humane Society.
DATE: Thursday, Nov. 27, 8:30 am
LOCATION: Keeneland, Lexington