Friday March 1

The Blue Grass Trust Antiques Show is at the Kentucky Horse Park Alltech Arena March 1 thru March 3.

CASA’s Bourbon and the Bayou hosts their annual fundraiser on Friday, March 1 at 6 pm. Event is at the Carrick House.


Saturday March 2

The Lexington Humane Society hosts their annual Tails & Ales fundraiser that benefits the animals of the shelter. Event is at the Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa on Saturday, March 2 at 7 pm.

Professional Bull Riders event at Rupp Arena on Saturday, March 2 at 7 pm.

DanceBlue 2019, a 24-hour no sitting, no sleeping dance marathon benefiting the DanceBlue Kentucky Children’s Hospital Hematology/Oncology Clinic, starts at 8 pm at Memorial Coliseum.


Sunday March 3

UPWARD Sunday with Illusionist Joseph Young at Eastland Church of God on Sunday, March 3 at 11 am.

Country music artist Travis Tritt performs at the Lexington Opera House on Sunday, March 3 at 7:30 pm.


Tuesday March 5

Celebrate Fat Tuesday with a Mardi Gras buffet and music from Shades of Grass at Proud Mary BBQ, beginning at 3 pm.


Wednesday March 6

Join the Women Leading Kentucky as they host their winter meeting with guest speaker Mayor Linda Gorton at The Grand Reserve Event Center on Wednesday, March 6 at 11:30 am.

lexingtonKHSAA Sweet 16 Boys High School State Tournament is at Rupp Arena March 6 through March 10.


Thursday March 7

Learn to paint a cherry tree at Michael’s in Hamburg on Thursday, March 7 at 6:30 pm.

Celebrate International Women’s Day at “Whisky, Women, and Writing” in The Summit at 6 pm. Jacklyn Evans, Maker’s Mark Distillery Diplomat, tells stories of the Whisky industry, Deanna Talwalker teaches the lost art of calligraphy, all while sipping crafted Maker’s Mark cocktails.


Saturday March 9

UK men’s basketball plays Florida at 2 pm at Rupp Arena.

The Easter Bunny visits RE-Kid on Saturday, March 9 at 10 am.


Sunday March 10

lexingtonThe Bridal Fest Wedding Expo is at the DoubleTree by Hilton on Sunday, March 10 at noon. Over 50 wedding vendors will be in attendance and portion of the proceeds benefit the National MS Society.

The Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition is at Singletary Center for the Arts on Sunday, March 10 at 2 pm.

This year is the 250th anniversary of Daniel Boone’s first expedition into Kentucky through the Cumberland Gap. Author Randell Jones shares a presentation on his life at the Lexington Public Library: Eastside Branch on Sunday, March 10 at 3 pm.


Monday March 11

The Summer Youth Job Training Program Breakfast is on Monday, March 11 at 10 am at the Lexington-Fayette Planning Department.


Tuesday March 12

Forcht Bank Presents the 6th Annual EMERGE Conference on March 12 at the UK Gatton Student Center.

lexingtonMumford and Sons plays Tuesday, March 12 at 7:30 pm at Rupp Arena.

Experience a lunchtime showcase of Lexington’s rich and vibrant arts community on Tuesday, March 12 at noon. The kickoff of the 2019 Fund for the Arts campaign is at the Kentucky Theater.


Wednesday March 13

KHSAA Sweet 16 Girls Basketball at Rupp Arena starts on Wednesday, March 13 at noon.


Friday March 15

Kentucky Crafted Market is at the Kentucky Horse Park Alltech Arena Friday, March 15 through Sunday, March 17.

Baby chicks arrive at Southern States Co-Op on Friday, March 15.


Saturday March 16

lexingtonThe 13th Annual Shamrock Shuffle 3k, benefiting Habitat for Humanity, is on Saturday, March 16 at 8 am in downtown Lexington.

The Lexington St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival is on Saturday, March 16 starting at 10:45 am.

Take Easter pictures with LuLu the baby lamb at RE-Kid on Saturday, March 16 at 10 am.


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Monday March 18

Marlon Wayans performs at Singletary Center for the Arts on Monday, March 18 at 7 pm.


Thursday March 21

The 2019 Lexington Comic and Toy Convention is March 21 through March 24 at the Lexington Center.


Saturday March 23

Southern States Co-Op is hosting a Purina Flock Talk on Saturday, March 23 at 10 am.


Monday March 25

Crossroads Andover hosts Brenda Cowan Elementary Community meeting on Monday, March 25 at 5 pm. Discuss updates on construction, hiring, arts integration, partnerships, and more.


Tuesday March 26

Comedians from the TV show Impractical Jokers perform at Rupp Arena on Tuesday, March 26 at 8 pm.


Thursday March 28

The Arboretum Opening Day of the Kentucky Children’s Garden is on Thurs- day, March 28 at 10 am.


Saturday March 30

Friends’ 12th Annual Wine Barrel Tasting for the Springs is on Saturday, March 30 at 11 am. Tasting is at McConnell Springs.

Monster Jam is in town at Rupp Arena on Saturday, March 30 at 7 pm.



This article also appears on page 18 and 19 of the March 2019 print edition of Hamburg Journal.

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