All programming and event schedules are subject to change in accordance with evolving community guidelines. Please check with the venue to confirm.
THU DEC 2
The one and only Cirque Dreams Holidaze has been hailed by the New York Daily News as “A delicious confection of charm, sparkle and talent by the sleigh load. ”Set in a multi-million-dollar wonderland of elaborate scenes and dozens of original holiday production numbers, audiences nationwide will celebrate the most wonderful time of the year as they experience over 300 spectacular costumes and 20 of the world’s most astonishing acts, 7:30 pm Rupp Arena.
FRI DEC 3
Woodford Theatre presents Irving Berlin’s White Christmas. Based on the beloved, timeless film, this heartwarming musical adaptation features 17 Irving Berlin songs.
SAT DEC 4
Collage Holiday Concert, Singletary Center for the Arts.
The 2021 Holiday Happening Craft Show will be on Saturday, December 4th from 9 AM – 2 PM at the Richmond Mall (830 Eastern Bypass, Richmond, KY). Local and regional crafters set up booths at the Richmond Mall to sell their wares.
Morgan Wallen concert is at Rupp Arena.
SUN DEC 5
Mannheim Steamroller Christmas at EKU.
Join Abettor Brewing in nearby Winchester for a Christmas Bazaar and Holiday Night Market.
TUE DEC 7
UK Men’s Basketball takes on Southern at 7 pm at Rupp Arena.
Former UK Women’s Basketball Coach Matthew Mitchell presents a Christmas in Kentucky concert at Lexington Opera House at 7 pm. Mitchell says, “This night will combine two of my favorite things: Christmas music and helping this amazing community that has given our family so much. I hope everyone will join us to have a good night and help the youth of our community in the process.”
FRI DEC 10
Experience Christmas with Scrooge and some of the cast at the Waveland Mansion! Traditional dinner will be served and the cast will dine and be there to welcome you to this unique one-of-a-kind Christmas first! Reservations required.
SAT DEC 11
Join Wildside Winery for a Christmas Market featuring Mulled Wine, food vendors, live entertainment and lots of local hand crafted items.
South Elkhorn Church invites the community to experience Drive Thru Bethlehem — the joy of the Christmas story. Live animals and actors portray the birth of Jesus.
THU DEC 16
Join White Hall for a High Tea Holiday Celebration! Enjoy delicious food and learn about the unique Christmas customs and traditions of the Victorian Era. The meal will conclude with an open-house style tour.
David Sedaris will read from many of his holiday classics at the Lexington Opera House at 7:30 pm.
FRI DEC 17
The Nutcracker in One Act will be performed at UK’s Singletary Center for the Arts by Bluegrass Youth Ballet.
The Bob and Tom Comedy Show will be at the Lexington Opera House at 7:30 pm.
SAT DEC 18
Kentucky Ballet Theatre presents The Nutcracker at the Lexington Opera House Saturday and Sunday, December 11 & 12, and 18 & 19, 2021.
SUN DEC 19
Saturdays: 10 AM – 2 PM & Sundays: 12 PM – 4 PM
(Saturday, December 4th and Sunday, December 5th; Saturday, December 11th and Sunday, December 12th; Saturday, December 18th and Sunday, December 19th)
WED DEC 22
UK Men’s Basketball hosts U of L at Rupp Arena at 6 pm.
Merry Christmas from the HJ team to all of our friends, family, readers, advertisers, supporters, and sponsors!
WED DEC 29
UK Men’s Basketball hosts Missouri at 7 pm at Rupp Arena.
FRI DEC 31
Happy New Year’s Eve!
UK Men’s Basketball plays High Point at 7 pm at Rupp Arena.
SAT JAN 1
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
This also appears on pages 16 and 17 of the December 2021 print edition of Hamburg Journal.
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