Here’s a Lexington list and guide to the best weekend events in central Kentucky on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays if you’re bored and need things to do: live music concerts, comedy shows, plays. , Christmas Markets, Lexington Tree Lighting Ceremony and Christmas Lights Driving Southern Lights at Kentucky Horse Park.
Gobble Grease Toss: Recycle Thanksgiving Cooking Oil
Recycle your Thanksgiving Cooking Oil at the Gobble Grease Toss at the Redwood Cooperative School on November 26 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm The oil will be used by the UK Center for Applied Energy Research to study biofuel processing and recycled by Kelley Green Biofuel. Participants are requested to leave their oil in a disposable container with a lid in the trunk of their car upon arrival. 166 Crestwood Drive facebook.com/events/635314444548469.
Southern Lights at Kentucky Horse Park
The Southern Lights at Kentucky Horse Park will be back from November 26 through December 31. The drivable light show can be viewed every night from 5:30 pm to 10 pm Tickets are $ 25 per car. 3785 chemin du camping KHPFoundation.org/Southern-Lights/.
Lights on Doubletree in Richmond
The community-led Lights On Doubletree holiday light show returns to Richmond Street this weekend on November 26, 27 and 28 from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. The lights are synchronized with the music on 89.5 FM. The event is free. 413 Doubletree Street, Richmond. LightsOnDoubletree.org.
Lexington Children’s Theater: ‘Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! ‘
The Lexington Children’s Theater will perform “Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!” at the Lexington Opera House on November 27 at 2 p.m. Other sessions are December 4 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and December 5 at 2 p.m. 401 W, rue courte LCTOnStage.org.
Jason Banks at the Off Broadway Comedy
Columbus, Ohio-based comedian Jason Banks will perform at Comedy Off Broadway November 26-28. Sessions are November 26 and 27 at 7:15 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. and November 28 at 7:15 p.m. Tickets are $ 30. 161 Lexington Green Cir # C4. ComedyOffBroadway.com.
Thunderstruck: the American tribute band to AC / DC at Manchester Music Hall
The AC / DC tribute band Thunderstruck will perform at Manchester Music Hall on November 26 at 8 p.m. with the support of Wyld Ryde. Tickets are at 899 Manchester St. ManchesterMusicHall.com.
Holiday themed market at the Chenault vineyards
Chenault Vineyards will be hosting a Holiday Barn Market with over 30 holiday-themed vendors, wine, photos with Santa Claus and more on November 27 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event is free. 2284 Barnes Mill Road, Richmond. facebook.com/events/1015377902556100.
Campfire and S’mores at McConnell Springs Park
Enjoy s’mores and a guided hike in McConnell Springs Park on Nov. 27 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets cost $ 5. 416 Rebmann Ln. LexingtonKy.gov/Events/15960/Campfire-Smores.
Nick Dittmeier & The Sawdusters concert at Break Room At Pepper
Southern Indiana-based country band Nick Dittmeier & The Sawdusters will perform at the Break Room At Pepper on November 27 at 8 p.m. ET. The event is free. 1178 Manchester St. facebook.com/events/267475381993736.
Bendigo Fletcher concert at the Burl
Bendigo Fletcher, independent rocker from Louisville, will perform at the Burl on November 27 at 8 p.m. with the support of Sylmar of Cincinnati. Tickets cost $ 15. 375 Thompson Road TheBurlKy.com.
Dailey & Vincent concert at Renfro Valley
Grammy-nominated bluegrass band Dailey & Vincent will perform a mix of originals and holiday songs in Renfro Valley on November 27 at 8 p.m. ET. Tickets cost $ 29.50 to $ 52.00. 2380 Richmond Street, Mount Vernon. RenfroValley.com.
Lexington Tree Lighting Ceremony
The Lexington Christmas tree will be lit up, as will the Lexington Menorah’s first candle on November 28 during the festival from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. There will be Christmas carols, a DJ, a letter to Santa Claus and ice skating. Father Christmas will light the tree around 6:15 p.m. facebook.com/events/630597468069227
” Xmas ! By Lexington Chamber Chorale
The Lexington Chamber Chorale will present their annual holiday concert “Noel! At the Second Presbyterian Church on November 28 at 5 pm. Tickets cost between $ 10 and $ 22. 460 E Main St. LexingtonChamberChorale.org.