Kentucky Horse Park

CRAVE SUNDAY FARE: SMOKE & STRINGS

Dates: 
Sunday, August 10, 2014 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Description: 

Crave Lexington, Lexington's food + music festival dedicated to "made-from-scratch," presents the second annual Crave Sunday Fare, a pop-up event in advance of the September 13-14 Crave Lexington food + music festival.

This year's Sunday Fare is themed Smoke & Strings. Four top-notch local chefs have come together to create a decadent, 4-course, family-style brunch around the general theme of "smoked;" live music from Lexington folk / Americana outfit Small Batchwill provide the strings.

The event kicks off at 2 p.m., with a Kentucky Proud Cocktail Hour, followed by a 4-course meal featuring a trio of smoked summer soups created by chef John Fosterand his Sullivan University protègès Will Ulsted and Laura Vogel; a "bluegrass banchan" from chef Mark Jensen (Fork in the Road mobile galley and forthcoming Distillery District restaurant middle fork kitchen bar); a tantalizing main course (meat and vegetarian options will both be available) from Kentucky Horse Park chef Adam Wade; and a delectable dessert featuring smoked fruit pies by James C. South, of the soon-to-open central Kentucky restaurant Solidago.

The meal will be served family style in the idyllic and intimate setting of the Kentucky Horse Park Grotto.

Seating is limited - click here to purchase your tickets today!

SUNDAY AUGUST 10, 2014
KENTUCKY HORSE PARK: COVE GROTTO
2-5 p.m.

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Hosted by: 
Crave Lexington

Keeneland Drive-Thru Wagering

Dates: 
Friday, May 2, 2014 - 8:00am to Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 6:15pm
Event Description: 

The Kentucky Horse Park will act as a site for Keeneland drive-thru wagering on Friday and Saturday, May 2 and 3, starting at 8 am both mornings. Wagering will end about 6 pm on Friday and may run up until 6:24 pm on Saturday.

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Hosted by: 
KY Horse Park

KDA Kearney Cancer 5K and Fun Walk

Dates: 
Saturday, May 24, 2014 - 4:30pm
Event Description: 

KDA Kearney Cancer 5K and Fun Walk, hosted by the Kentucky Dressage Association on Saturday, May 24th at the Kentucky Horse Park, will offer $1,000 in prize money and invites the public to attend an evening of family fun and entertainment.

The 5K and Fun Walk onsite registration and check in will open at 4:30 pm and the start time is 5:30 pm. Individuals of all ages may enter the one mile fun walk.  All proceeds will benefit cancer research at the Markey Cancer Center. New for this year adding to the evening festivities is a “Most Creative Dog Costume” contest to be held immediately prior to the race. 

Along with the $1,000 in prize money for the top three male and female 5K runners, awards will be presented in seven different age divisions, and awards to winners ten and under in the one mile run/walk. All participants are welcome to stay and have free admission to watch the KDA dressage freestyles (horses dancing to music) in the Rolex Arena. Dressage musical freestyle is an exciting combination of the technical and artistic aspects of dressage. Runners and non-runners are invited to enjoy a catered buffet dinner for purchase with cash bar during the freestyles.

Runners and walkers interested in participating in the 5K may register at www.RunSignUp.com. Early registration fee is $25 and includes a T-shirt if received by May 16th. Late registrants are not guaranteed a t-shirt at the race. Additionally participants may register for the buffet dinner ($20) following the race. Dogs must be on a leash at all times. For more information about the event visit: www.kentuckydressageassociation.com.  If you are interested in assisting before or during the event or have questions, please contact Cindy Smith at ckrupasmith@hughes.net.

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Hosted by: 
The Kentucky Dressage Association
Phone: 
Cindy Smith

The Kentucky Horse Park Gift Shop Open House

Dates: 
Friday, December 5, 2014 - 9:00am
Event Description: 

Kentucky Horse Park Gift Shop Holiday Open House is a holiday event featuring door prizes, refreshments, product samples, store-wide discounts and free parking. With your gift shop receipt from the event guests can get reduced Kentucky Horse Park admission.

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park Gift Shop
Phone: 
859-259-4234

Southern Lights Stroll

Dates: 
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

The Southern Lights Stroll is a fundraiser for the Kentucky Horse Park Foundation. This event features a 5k run along with mini train rides, refreshments, and prize drawings. A food drive will also take place for God’s Pantry and local animal shelters. The first 750 adults registered receive a free souvenir t-shirt, while the first 350 kids registered receive a free holiday souvenir. For more information on the Southern Lights Stroll please call the Kentucky Horse Park Foundation at 859-255-5727 or, go to www.khpfoundation.org.

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Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park Foundation
Phone: 
859-255-5727

Kentucky High School Athletic Association Cross Country Meet

Dates: 
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 8:00am
Event Description: 

The Kentucky High School Athletic Association Cross Country Meet is a high school cross-country competition. A small fee will be charged to spectators of the event. For more information on the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Cross Country Meet please call 859-299-5472 or go to www.khsaa.org. Photo courtesy of KHSAA.

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Hosted by: 
Kentucky High School Athletic Association
Phone: 
859-299-5472

Lexington Catholic Cross Country Invitational

Dates: 
Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 8:00am
Event Description: 

The Lexington Catholic Cross Country Invitational is a high school cross country competition hosted by Lexington Catholic High School. A small fee will be charged to spectators that will benefit the high school. For more information about the Lexington Catholic Cross Country Invitational please call (859)-276-5086 or visit www.ktccca.org.

 

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Hosted by: 
Lexington Catholic High School
Phone: 
859-276-5086