Cosi, a thirteen year veteran of Hamburg’s fast casual franchises, located on StarShoot,   closed in early September. A sign posted on their door reported that they still have catering services available, and continue to operate the Lexington Center.


Lexington Furniture Company is closing its Blake James Dr location.


Massage Envy in Hamburg has moved from its location on Sir Barton just up the road to Bryant Road near Malone’s.


According to Old Kentucky Chocolates website, they are currently hiring for a new location in Hamburg. A sign posted on the door of the former restaurant Cosi, which closed in early September, confirms that Old Kentucky Chocolates is moving in.

According to public records, Total Wine is opening a new location in Hamburg in the former location of Gordman’s, next to Half-price Books.







Tuesday, October 2

The Bluegrass Farmers’ Market, located in the Hamburg Liquor Barn parking lot is open Tuesdays from 2 to 6 pm and Saturdays 9 am to 2 pm.


Neighborhoods in Transition Community Forum is Tuesday, October 2 at 5:30 pm in LTMS Cafeteria. Participate in a community discussion about how neighborhoods are changing and how it impacts us all.


Thursday, October 4

A Forum featuring the Candidates for the office of Lexington Fayette County Mayor will be held Thursday, October 4, 2018, 7 to 8 pm at the Spectrum Building (formerly Spencerian College) 1575 Winchester Road and is open to the public.

Friday, October 5

Fright Nights at Jacobson Park offers three haunted attractions at one location spread over 40 acres. Starting at 7:30 pm every weekend in October.


Saturday, October 6

Brighton Animal Clinic’s Dog Olympics are October 6. There will be contests, a new beginner’s agility course, paw-print painting, prizes, and a cookout.


Sunday, October 14

Blue Grass Christian Camp, on Athens Boonesboro Rd, hosts their Fall Festival on October 14. Enjoy food, camp games, inflatables, hayrides, a zipline, and a vendor fair.


Saturday, October 20

Ralph Hacker, who was a major part of the University of Kentucky Radio Network for 29 years, will speak at the Legends Breakfast of Liberty Road Faith Fellowship on Saturday, October 20. He was the “voice” of the basketball Wildcats for nine years and did the play-by-play for Kentucky football for five seasons.


Man O’War Harley-Davidson hosts Cookout for a Cure on Saturday, October 20 at 11 am. They will be accepting donations to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.


Thursday, October 25

Sutton’s monthly wine tasting dinner is Thursday, October 25 at 7 pm. Taste four different wine pairings with four courses.


Saturday, October 27

Greenbrier Country Club Halloween Bash is Saturday, October 27. Reservations are required.

This article also appears on page 7 of the October 2018 print edition of Hamburg Journal.


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