Alltech Arena

Ultimate Outdoor Expo

Dates: 
Friday, August 22, 2014 - 4:00pm to Sunday, August 24, 2014 - 6:00pm
Event Description: 

The Ultimate Outdoor Expo is a 3-day event showcasing outdoor sports. Vendors will be displaying and selling outdoor sporting products such as hunting supplies, fishing tackle, ATV’s and guns. There will also be seminars and live demonstrations at the expo. Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for kids if purchased at the gate. For more information on the Ultimate Outdoor Expo please visit www.ultimateoutdoorexpo.com or call Crystal Ryan at 859.621.0470.

Show Times:

Friday 4pm - 8pm
Saturday 10am - 8pm
Sunday 10 am - 6pm

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Hosted by: 
Ultimate Outdoor Expo
Phone: 
859.621.0470

Diamond Rings & Pretty Things Bridal Show

Dates: 
Sunday, August 10, 2014 - 11:00am
Event Description: 

The Diamond Rings & Pretty Things Bridal Show is a bridal show that showcases local vendors to soon-to-be brides. Photographers, bridal salons, and wedding planners are just a few types of vendors that will be at the show. The show is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is available for a quicker check in process at the event. For more information on the Diamond Rings & Pretty Things Bridal Show please go to http://lexingtonbridalshows.com/ or call Michele at 859-233-0492.

Diamond Rings and Pretty Things Bridal Show will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park's North Exhibit Hall located inside the Alltech Arena on August 10th.

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Hosted by: 
Lexington Bridal Shows
Phone: 
859-233-0492

American Red Cross Disaster Blaster Relief Fundraiser

Dates: 
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm
Event Description: 

The American Red Cross Disaster Blaster Relief Fundraiser is an annual charity event benefiting the Bluegrass chapter of the American Red Cross. This casual event includes dinner and drinks as well as live and silent auctions. Live music will be provided by Conch Republic, a Trop Rock band. Items to be auctioned off include vacation packages, a Keeneland corporate box, passes to the PGA Championship as well as various house-wares, garden, and beauty products. Tickets are $75 per person or $750 for a table of 10. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Red Cross at: 859-253-1331. For more information on the American Red Cross Disaster Blaster Relief Fundraiser visit www.redcross.org/bluegrass.

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Hosted by: 
Bluegrass Chapter of the American Red Cross
Phone: 
859-253-1331

2014 Reds Caravan Visits Alltech Arena

Dates: 
Saturday, January 25, 2014 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Event Description: 

The 2014 Cincinnati Reds Caravan begins and ends at Great American Ball Park with an expanded route of 17 fan stops in five states with the addition of stops in Evansville, Ind., and Nashville, Tenn.

The kick off for this 3,000 mile journey over four days is Thursday, Jan. 23 from the Reds Hall of Fame and Museum and ends on Sunday, Jan. 26 in the FOX Sports Ohio Champions Club. The Reds Caravan is presented by Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network.

Each tour travels simultaneously through Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia and Tennessee providing fans with the opportunity to interact with current and former players, broadcasters and members of the Reds front office staff. At each fan stop, the group will field questions from fans and sign autographs while time allows.

The four tours return to Cincinnati on Sunday, Jan. 26 for the annual Select-A-Seat event at Great American Ball Park, where they will join fans meeting with Reds ticket representatives to choose ticket plans and seat locations for the 2014 season.

New for 2014: The West Tour will visit Eastland Mall in Evansville, Ind. on Friday, Jan. 24. The South Tour will visit RiverGate Mall in Nashville and Alltech Arena at Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington on Saturday, Jan. 25.

“As our fan base continues to grow, we are expanding the Caravan to visit every corner of Reds Country,” said Phil Castellini,
Reds Chief Operating Officer. “Our player, coaches, broadcasters, and Reds personnel look forward to these four days every
year as our official kick off to the new season of Reds baseball. It’s amazing to experience the welcome we receive from our loyal
fans at every stop along the way.”

All Caravan fan stops open to the public are free, and at each fan stop listed below (excluding Select-A-Seat) the Reds will raffle
two tickets to the 2014 Opening Day game on Monday, March 31 (4:10 pm) vs. the St. Louis Cardinals.

Expected to appear at Alltech Arena are broadcaster Thom Brennaman, broadcaster Jim Day, GM Walt Jocketty, Sam LeCure, catcher Corky Miller, minor league outfielder Ryan LaMarre, COO Phil Castellini and mascot Mr. Redlegs.

Reds sales representatives will be at each stop to answer ticketing questions and discuss 2014 ticket plans, while the Reds Hall of Fame, the Reds Community Fund and Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network will attend selected stops.

Memberships to the Reds Heads Kids Club, Reds Rookies Baby Club and Reds Hall of Fame & Museum will be for sale at selected stops.

On Sunday, Jan. 26, the Reds will host the annual Select-A-Seat event at Great American Ball Park. Fans can meet with Reds ticket representatives from 9 am to 3 pm to choose their season tickets for 2014. Select members of the Reds Caravan will conduct a Q&A at Noon. Fans who purchase season tickets will have a chance to meet members of the Reds Caravan and receive a signed baseball.

The Reds Caravan will visit over 20 of the Reds on Radio affiliates throughout Reds Country during the trip. Additional players may be added to select tours in the coming weeks. Visit reds.com/caravan for up-to-date information, maps and photos.

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Hosted by: 
Cincinnati Reds

H'Artful of Fun

Dates: 
Friday, February 7, 2014 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm
Event Description: 

The Living Arts & Science Center’s 24th Annual H’Artful of Fun, Nightfall, will set the stage for an elegant and unique evening of fabulous entertainment, delicious appetizers and desserts, wine, beer and bourbon tastings, and, as always, incredible art! Building on the excitement and energy of last year’s event, the 2014 H’Artful of Fun will be held again at the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park on Friday, February 7 at 7 p.m.

Nightfall will provide an intimate experience, with exclusive invitations extended only to Lexington’s finest restaurants, bakers, caterers, and artists. Lexington’s creative artistry will be showcased in all of the details, as art will be auctioned, music will be made, and participants will enjoy an evening of fun entertainment. Local wineries, distilleries, and breweries will provide their finest for tastings, and performances by the Patrick McNeese Band, Jessica Johnson, an aerial silk artist, artists, and interactive surprises throughout the evening will ensure a lively, artful and elegant ambience.

H’Artful of Fun supports the creative and educational arts and science exhibits, programs, and events provided by the Living Arts & Science Center for more than 40,000 Kentuckians each year.

H’Artful of Fun is the premiere event of the winter.

$65 in advance, $80 after January 24 and at the door

$85 VIP ticket (1 drink ticket + limited edition, hand-printed poster by Cricket Press)

$700 table for 8 (includes 8 drink tickets + 8 special gifts)

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Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
The Living Arts & Science Center
Phone: 
859-252-5222

Blue Grass Trust Antiques & Garden Show

Dates: 
Friday, March 7, 2014 - 10:00am to Sunday, March 9, 2014 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

Day Admission Rate:
$15.00 per person or $20.00 per person for the run of the show
Parking is included in the ticket price.

Friday, March 7

  • 10:00 am: Show Opens
  • 12:00 pm: Keynote Speaker: Thomas Jayne: "How to Decorate with Antiques" 
  • Spring Luncheon & Lecture with Thomas Jayne, designer and noted author 
  •  Tri-Lecture Exhibition Hall sponsored by Wood Art By Eli.
  •  Reservations required - $60/person
  • 2:30 pm: Complimentary Daily Lecture: Thomas Birkman, "Interior Design: Blending of Antique and Contemporary." Thomas Birkman is an interior designer and owner at Kimbrel/Birkman Interiors. (Concourse Lecture Area. Free.) 
  • 4:00 pm: Keynote Speaker sponsored by flower Magazine: Renny Reynolds: "Listening to the Land" 
  • Afternoon Tea & Lecture with Renny Reynolds, landscape architect, garden & event guruTri-Lecture Exhibition Hall sponsored by Wood Art By Eli.
  •  Reservations required - $45/person 
  • 6:00 pm: Show Closes

Saturday, March 8

  • 10:00 am: Show Opens
  • 10:30 am: Complimentary Daily Lecture: Dr. Patrick Snadon, "Accidental Avant-Garde: The Rise and Fall of Cincinnati Mondernism." Dr. Patrick Snadon is an Associate Professor at the School of Architecture and Interior Design, University of Cincinnati.
  •  (Concourse Lecture Area. Free.)
  • 1:00 pm: Keynote Speaker sponsored by Wiebold Studio: P. Allen Smith: "In the Spirit of Mr. Jefferson: A Year at Moss Mountain Farm" 
  • Afternoon Aperitif and Amuse-Bouche, lecture and Q&A with P. Allen Smith, TV Host, Designer, Garden and Lifestyle Expert
  • Tri-Lecture Exhibition Hall sponsored by Wood Art By Eli.
  •  Reservations required - $60/person 
  • 3:30 pm: Complimentary Daily Lecture: Charlotte Ward, "Gardening in Planters" Charlotte Ward is President of Classic Garden Ornaments, Ltd., manufacturer and supplier of LONGSHADOW. (Concourse Lecture Area. Free.) 
  • 6:00 pm: Show Closes

Sunday, March 9

  • 11:00 am: Show Opens
  • 11:30 am: Complimentary Daily Lecture: Ann Evans, Executive Director at the Governor's Mansion. (Concourse Lecture Area. Free.) 
  • 1:30 pm: Complimentary Daily Lecture: Karl Raitz, "Kentucky's Frontier Highway: Historical Landscapes Along the Maysville Road." Karl Raitz is in the Department of Geography, University of Kentucky. (Concourse Lecture Area. Free.) 
  • 3:00 pm: Complimentary Daily Lecture: Mel Hankla, "Evolution of the 'Kentucky' Longrifle with an overview of Scott County's 'Tansel Family' of Powderhorn Artists."
  •  Mel Hankla is the owner of American Historic Services.
  •  (Concourse Lecture Area. Free.) 
  • 5:00 pm: Show Closes 

Daily Show Features, March 7-9 
More than 80 Quality Exhibitors ׀ Designer & Garden Vignettes ׀ Silent Auction ׀ Daily Complimentary Lectures ׀ Kentucky Treasures Exhibit ׀ Bar Service ׀ a La carte Cafe ׀ Vintage Car Show, sponsored by Audi of Lexington ׀ Online Raffle of 2014 KY Derby Box

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Hosted by: 
Blue Grass Trust
Phone: 
859-253-0362

New Home & Remodeling Marketplace

Dates: 
Friday, February 28, 2014 - 4:00pm to Sunday, March 2, 2014 - 4:00pm
Event Description: 

Thinking about remodeling? Or starting fresh on new home construction? Visit the New Home & Remodeling Marketplace to learn how local building professionals can enhance your lifestyle! 

This fourth annual event is open to the public and designed with the consumer in mind who is planning to build a new home or planning a remodel project in their existing home.  More than 60 exhibitors, consisting of professional builders, remodelers and home product supply companies will be on site to meet and discuss ideas with show guests.  These are professional builders and remodelers backed with great reputations, customer recommendations and years of experience.

You should attend the show if you are looking to build. If you already have home plans, bring them to the show, if you do not have home plans the builders at the show will be there to guide you through the process.  If you plan to remodel instead of build, the show’s remodelers can assist you to make your vision a reality.

Even if you are not building or remodeling, the show’s product suppliers can show you how to freshen up your home with new lighting fixtures, bathroom/kitchen faucets, or new flooring among other options.

Show specials and door prize drawings will be offered by the exhibitors

For more information on the show, visit Home Builders of Lexington at www.hbalexington.com. 

Date & Time
Friday, February 28, 2014, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday, March 1, 2014, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, March 2, 2014, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location/Venue
Alltech Arena Exhibit Hall | Kentucky Horse Park

Admission
$5 Adults
Children 12 and Under are Free

Address
4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY 40511

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Hosted by: 
HBA Lexington
Phone: 
859-273-5117

Kentucky Youth Wrestling

Dates: 
Sunday, February 23, 2014 - 7:30am to 5:00pm
Event Description: 

See below for the anticipated schedule during the KY State Youth Wrestling event on Sunday, February 23, 2014. 

Schedule: 

Session 1 (Birth years 2007/2008 and 2001/2002)
Wrestler and Coach check-in from 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Wrestling 9:00 am – 12 noon

Session 2 (Birth years 2005/2006 and 2003/2004)
Wrestler and Coach check-In from 7:30 am – 12 noon
Wrestling 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

 

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Hosted by: 
Kentucky USA Wrestling
Phone: 
270-351-0515

KHSAA Wrestling Championships

Dates: 
Friday, February 21, 2014 - 7:30am to Saturday, February 22, 2014 - 6:00pm
Event Description: 

The 51st Annual KHSAA Boys State Wrestling Tournament Championships will be held February 21-22, 2014 at the KHP’s Alltech Arena. There will be some 500 Kentucky high school wrestlers competing over the two days with nearly 900 matches, culminating in the state championships on Saturday evening. On Saturday night, 32 wrestlers in each of 14 weight classes will compete for the state title.

To learn more, go to http://khsaa.org/sports/winter/wrestling, www.khsaa.org or call (859) 299-5472.

Dates and Times:

FRIDAY, FEB. 21 - Session 1

7:30 am –  Gates open for the competitors and coaches

8:00 am - Official Weigh-ins

9:00 am – Gates open for fans

9:45 am – Opening ceremonies

10:00 am – Competition begins (bouts 1-560) 

  • First Round (224 matches, bouts 1-224)
  • Second Round Championship Bracket (112 matches, bout numbers 225-336)
  • First Round Consolation Bracket (112 matches, bout numbers 337-448)
  • Second Round Consolation Bracket (112 matches, bouts 449-560)

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 22 - Session 2

7:30 am – Gates open for the competitors and coaches.

9:00 am – Gates open for fans

9:30 am – Competition begins (bouts 561-812) 

  • Gates Open for Fans & Competitors
  • Third Round, Championship Bracket (56 matches, bouts 561-616)
  • Third Round Consolation Bracket (56 matches, bouts 617-672)
  • Fourth Round Consolation Bracket (56 matches, bouts 673-728)
  • Fourth Round Championship Bracket (semifinals) (28 matches, bouts 729-756)
  • Fifth Round Consolation Bracket (28 matches, bouts 757-784)
  • Sixth Round Consolation Bracket (28 matches, bouts 785-812)
  • Consolation Bracket Finals (6 mats, Two weight Classes, simultaneous 7th, 5th, 3rd)
  • Seventh Round Consolation Bracket  (7th place) (14 matches)
  • Eighth Round Consolation Bracket (5th place) (14 matches)
  • Ninth Round Consolation Bracket (3rd place) (14 matches)

4:30 pm – Evening events

  • KWCA Awards and Special Recognition Ceremony
  • State Championship Finals Round Opening Ceremonies
  • Final Competitions (56 bouts)
  • KHSAA Award Presentations Following Each Bracket Final

Admission:
$15.00 adults for Friday or Saturday
$25.00 weekend pass
Free for kids 10 and under

Location and Parking:
Alltech Arena

Full schedule is available here: http://khsaa.org/wrestling/2014/statemeettimetable.pdf

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Hosted by: 
KHSAA
Phone: 
859-299-5472