Wednesday July 3

Lexington: fireworksCelebrate Independence Day with Crossroads Church at Evans Orchard in Georgetown, KY on Wednesday, July 3 at 6:30 pm. They’ll have live music, food trucks, entertainment, a kids zone, and of course an epic world-class fireworks display.

Lexington’s Great American Pie & Ice Cream Social is at noon in Cheapside Pavilion.

Celebrate the nation’s birthday with 4 days of patriotic activities at Fort Boonesborough Campground starting Wednesday, July 3 at noon.

Head down to Morrison Lawn on Transylvania’s campus for the Patriotic Music Concert, in celebration of Lexington’s Fourth of July Festival. The music starts at 8 pm.


Thursday July 4


Celebrate America’s Independence at the annual Fourth of July Festival and Parade in downtown Lexington. The Downtown Street Festival begins at 9 am, the parade kicks off at 2 pm, and fireworks begin at 10 pm.

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Saturday July 6

Visit the Bluegrass Farmers’ Market in the Hamburg Liquor Barn parking lot on Saturday, July 6 from 9 am to 2 pm.


Monday July 8

Man O’War Harley-Davidson hosts their bi-monthly Bike Night on Monday, July 8 at 6 pm.


Tuesday July 9

Complimentary pony rides, face painting, and jumps in the bounce house to all children in attendance at the Kentucky Horse Park on Tuesday, July 9 at 5:30 pm.


Wednesday July 10

The Kentucky Horse Park celebrates Military & First Responders with a day of appreciation on Wednesday, July 10 at 6:30 pm.


Thursday July 11

Throw some axes and network with your fellow BIA members at Battle Axe on Thursday, July 11 at 4:30 pm.


Saturday July 13

The City of Lexington offers Fayette County residents a free trash disposal day for non-hazardous household waste at the Bluegrass Regional Transfer Station on Saturday, July 13 starting at 6 am.

Bring the kiddos to City Barbeque Richmond Road to Touch-A-Truck on Saturday, July 13 at 11 am.

Southern Barker hosts a pop-up sale with custom pet artwork on Saturday, July 13 at 11 am.


Sunday July 14

Bring friends and neighbors for Women’s Bunco Night at Crossroads Andover, 4128 Todds Rd., on Sunday, July 14 at 6 pm. Bring an appetizer or dessert to share. Questions/RSVP:


Tuesday July 16

Indian Motorcycle of Lexington hosts a demo event on Tuesday, July 16 at 10 am (thru Wednesday).


trophy with a barbasol can and a graphic that says Barbasol Championship
Photo courtesy of Barbasol Championship social media

Thursday July 18

The 2019 Barbasol Championship is coming back for its second year in Nicholasville, KY at Champions Trace Golf Club, July 18 through July 21. Find tickets here.

Join the Hamburg Library and learn about the Kentucky River Distillery providing Camp Nelson troops whiskey rations that later became Canada Dry Distillery on Thursday, July 18 at 7 pm.


Friday July 19

The Basketball Tournament (TBT) is a 64-team, single-elimination tournament for a winner-take-all cash prize at Frederick Douglass High School. Tournament runs Friday, July 19 until Sunday, July 21 and airs on ESPN.


Saturday July 20

Come out for a Summer Social with food and fun at Crossroads Andover, 4128 Todds Rd., on Saturday, July 20 at 4 pm. Bring your neighbors and friends along with a dish to share. RSVP at

Jesse Keith Whitley performs at Tipsy Cow Bar on Saturday, July 20 at 10 pm.


Sunday July 21

Lexington Grand Tour: an outside shot of a home
The Atkinson model by Ball Homes, on 2370 Calendula Rd

BIA’s Annual Grand Tour of Homes is a self-guided home tour for consumers to view the latest trends in new home construction. Touring days are Friday, July 19 through Sunday, July 21 and Friday, July 26 through Sunday, July 28.

Help support the Indian Motorcycle team in their 2nd year of the Lexington Walk To End Alzheimer’s at Blue Licks State Park on Sunday, July 21 at 1 pm.


Monday July 22

Man O’War Harley-Davidson hosts their bi-monthly Bike Night on Monday, July 22 at 6 pm.


Tuesday July 23

Grayson Jenkins is performing a benefit concert for Sayre Christian Village at The Burl on Tuesday, July 23. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Follow Sayre Christian Village’s Facebook page for updates & more info. Get tickets here.


Thursday July 25

Lexington: group of men smiling at the cameraLexington Restaurant Week kicks off on Thursday, July 25 and continues through August 3. 

Total Wine in Hamburg hosts a bourbon education class on Thursday, July 25 at 6:30 pm.


Saturday July 27

Join Man O’War Harley-Davidson for their 9th annual Zach Attack Ride for Progeria on Saturday, July 27 at 9 am.

The Clark County Public Library (Winchester) hosts a book sale on Saturday, July 27 at 10 am.


Sunday July 28

Lady Veterans Connect hosts a car Show with classics, street rods, muscle cars, motorcycles, and custom cars at Trapp Elementary School in Winchester, KY on Sunday, July 28 at noon.


Events may require tickets or registration. Times, dates, and locations subject to change



This article also appears on page 24 and 25 of the July 2019 print edition of Hamburg Journal.

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