The wait is over! Bruster’s Ice Cream is now open in the Brighton Shoppes in Hamburg. Bruster’s features 150 flavors of handcrafted ice cream, yogurt, Italian ice & sorbet. At least 24 are handcrafted daily to be enjoyed in fresh waffle cones and premium desserts


Athens Lunchroom is hosting a DIY charcuterie event where you can learn all the best tips and tricks about building a charcuterie board with an array of premium meats and cheeses, build a board to take home and enjoy a glass of wine or one of our many libations available. 


Happy Cinqo de Mayo, which falls on Thurby this year. Celebrate (responsibly) with many of our neighborhood restaurants who’ll be hosting special promotions in honor of the day. 

FRIDAY MAY 13, 2022

Lexington: three people in uniform smiling at the cameraTaste of the Bluegrass, benefiting God’s Pantry, returns to Keeneland this year, presented by our neighbors at Quantrell Auto. 

Dance to the sounds of the Mercy Men, sample some of the area’s premier food and spirits, sip great wines, and savor brews from some of the best taprooms.

Enjoy one-stop shopping at a silent auction loaded with great gifts, flavorful bourbons and spirits, and fun experiences for the special people in your life. The Kentucky Bourbon Pull returns with some of the best bottles you can buy. Stay tuned for a surprise announcement coming soon. Taste of the Bluegrass – the tasteful way to make a difference for families facing hunger in Central and Eastern Kentucky. You must be 21 or older to attend.

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