Kentucky Events

Heritage and History

Equine Treasures of the Bluegrass

DATE: now through Nov. 9
LOCATION: Kentucky Horse Park's International Museum of the Horse, Lexington

HanFu Costumes Through the Chinese Dynasties—A Celebration of Confucius Institute Day

Free admission. Experience Chinese culture through traditional Chinese fashion.
DATE: Saturday, Sept. 27, 7:30 pm
LOCATION: University of Kentucky Singletary Center Recital Hall, Lexington

Battle of Perryville Commemoration and Festival

Commemorates the Oct. 8, 1862, Civil War Battle of Perryville. Re-enactors demonstrate military maneuvers that were used in the battle. Features living history encampments, a lecture series, book presenters, antique and vendor tents, a commemoration parade, ghost tours, period social, and a "Taste of 1862" dinner and dance featuring an authentic meal prepared over a open fire. Other activities include a craft fair, flea market, festival food, a car show, and a street dance.
DATE: Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 4-5
LOCATION: Perryville Battlefield and downtown Perryville

9th Annual Spirit Ball

Spirit Ball tickets are $150, which includes the After Party; After Party Only tickets are $50. All proceeds go to the upkeep and preservation of the Conrad-Caldwell House Museum. Information and tickets: 502-636-5023. Visit The Spirit Ball Facebook page for more information.
DATE: Oct. 25, 7 pm (After Party 9:30 pm-12:30 am)
LOCATION: Conrad-Caldwell House Museum, 1402 Saint James Court, Louisville

The Lexington Singers: A Time of Peace

Tickets: $22 adults, $20 seniors, $18 students Order through 859-338-9888. "A Time of Peace" is the world premiere of a commissioned work by Dr. Rollo Dilworth. This new choral work commemorates and will be performed on the 150th anniversary of the ending of the American Civil War. Both adult and children's choirs will perform.
DATE: April 10, 8 pm
LOCATION: Centenary United Methodist Church, 2800 Tates Creek Road, Lexington