Lexington, KY Calendar – March 2021
Disclaimer: Events subject to change, check with each individual venue.
MONDAY MARCH 1
Richmond Place will host a Cherry Pie Food Drive on Monday, March 1, 3 pm to 5 pm, at 3051 Rio Dosa Drive. Donate non-perishable food items to benefit the God’s Pantry Food Bank. Donors will receive cherry pie (in a belated celebration of Presidents Day).
WEDNESDAY MARCH 3
Join Imagine Lexington on Wednesday, March 3 at 9am via Zoom for “Mornings with Planning: Planning for Basic Human Needs During a Pandemic.”
-Chris Ford, (Guest Moderator & Commissioner of Social Services)
-Heather Dieffenbach, Executive Director, Lexington Public Library
-Sharon Price, Executive Director, Community Action Council
-Christine Smith, Executive Director, Seedleaf
-Lauren Weaver, GISP, Long Range Senior Planner, City of Lexington
THURSDAY, MARCH 4
Help raise funds for residents of Sayre Christian Village by dining at Mod Pizza in the Tates Creek Center on Thursday, March 4 from 11 am until 9 pm.
SATURDAY MARCH 13
Run Lexington Habitat’s Shamrock Shuffle two ways this year.
Run in-person at Fasig-Tipton on Saturday, March 13. The virtual race option begins on Saturday, March 13, to be completed anytime and anywhere through March 31.
Snowbird Dressage is a Kentucky Dressage Association sanctioned Dressage show happening at Kentucky Horse Park on Saturday, March 13 from 8 am to 6 pm.
SUNDAY MARCH 14
Spring forward, it’s time to change the clocks! Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday, March 14 at 2 am.
WEDNESDAY MARCH 17
HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY
SATURDAY MARCH 20
Detail Lex, LLC and AC Imagery host an “Octane & Coffee” car event on Saturday, March 20 from 9 am – 12 pm in Hamburg Pavilion’s Regal Cinemas’ parking lot. Complimentary coffee will be provided by Grassroots Pharmacy.
Acoustic Jam Lexington with Jon Pardi, Jordan Davis, Lauren Alaina and Travis Denning is scheduled for 7 pm at Rupp Arena on Saturday March 20.
SATURDAY MARCH 27
The Paul Frazer Memorial Combined Test and Dressage Competition, scheduled for March 27 at the Kentucky Horse Park, is dedicated to a former Central Kentucky Riding for Hope Board Member who for years worked to remove physical barriers to young people in Fayette County schools.
Lexington Parks and Recreations’s Spring Break Family Camp begins virtually on Saturday, March 27 through April 4.
WEDNESDAY MARCH 31
Boys’ Sweet Sixteen® Basketball Tournament 2021 is happening at Rupp Arena on Wednesday, March 31 through Saturday, April 3.
Central Kentucky Riding for Hope
The Paul Frazer Memorial Combined Test and Dressage Competition, scheduled for March 27 at the Kentucky Horse Park, is dedicated to a former CKRH Board Member who for years worked to remove physical barriers to young people in Fayette County schools. Paul designed the first handicapped bus in the Fayette County Public Schools, and his design later served as a model for all such buses in Kentucky. As Director of Maintenance for Fayette County schools, Paul oversaw the construction of accessibility ramps, installation of elevators, and other structural remodeling to ensure access for every student.
This annual show is dedicated to his memory and CKRH’s commitment to provide recreational, therapeutic and socialization opportunities to students of all ages.
Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event
An unprecedented outpouring of public support and a grassroots fundraising effort led to a reversal of the announced cancellation of the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event CCI Five Star. A new partnership between Equestrian Events, Inc. (EEI), producer of the event, and the Kentucky Horse Park Foundation combined with the support of US Equestrian and longstanding sponsors Land Rover, Mars Equestrian, and Rolex will ensure that the three-day event will be held, without spectators, April 22-25 at the Kentucky Horse Park.
“The uncertainties surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic placed us in the financially impossible position of having to run the Five Star event without spectators, a situation that left us no choice but to cancel the Five Star for 2021 in order to preserve it for many years to come,” said Mike Cooper, president of EEI. “We are humbled and honored by the response of the eventing community as they’ve stepped up in a mind-blowing way enabling us to go forward.”
This article also appears on page 16 of the March 2021 print edition of Hamburg Journal.
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