Forcht Bank needs your help to “Stick a Forcht in Hunger” this holiday season. You can drop off non-perishable food items to any Forcht Bank location through December 20 to be donated to local food pantries.

LEXPARK “Food for Fines” canned food drive program runs through Friday, December 14.

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Customers who bring in 10 cans of food will receive $15 off any LEXPARK or Lexington Police parking citation. Customers with multiple citations may bring in as many cans as they wish and receive $15 credit for every set of 10 cans. Past due citations are eligible. All canned food donations received by LEXPARK will be donated to God’s Pantry Food Bank.



Tuesday Dec 4

Author Elizabeth Heiskell signs her new book The Southern Living Party Cookbook: A Modern Guide to Gathering on December 4 at 6 pm at Draper James in The Summit.


Thursday Dec 6

The first episode of Season 16 of Bravo’s Top Chef premiers December 6. Season 16 was filmed in Kentucky. The chefs compete in challenges where they visited Keeneland, cooked for Coach Calipari in a fan-packed Rupp Arena, and were tasked with putting spins on Kentucky classic dishes. And for the first time ever, the chefs grow their own produce and use their harvests in a cooking challenge, a nod to the farming and agriculture business of Kentucky.


Saturday Dec 8

Pancakes with Santa benefitting Visually Impaired Preschool Services (VIPS) is Saturday, December 8 at 9 am at Forcht Bank in Hamburg, 2404 Sir Barton Way.


Saturday Dec 15

Hayden’s Stockyard Eatery hosts Brunch with Santa on December 15 and 16 at 10 am.


Sunday Dec 16

Dayna Seelig is signing her book “Beyond the Glass: Bourbon Recipes From Horse Country” on December 16 at Hamburg Barnes and Noble.


Sunday Dec 23

The Kentucky Castle is having Santa Brunch on Sunday, December 23 from 9 am to 12:30 pm. Registration is required.


This article also appears on page 10 and 11 of the December 2018 print edition of Hamburg Journal.

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