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Tuesday October 1
Beaumont Library will host a Medicare Educational Update with KY Health Solutions, 6 pm, on October 1.

Lexington Family: two women in maroon shirts sitting in front of a fire truck smiling at a cameraFriday October 4
The Lexington Fire Department hosts the Brenda Cowan Fire Camp on Friday, October 4 from 6 pm until 9 pm and Saturday, October 5 from 8 am until 5 pm. Learn about Fire Service, Rescue, and EMS. For ages 16-30.

Keeneland Fall Meet kicks off on Friday, October 5. Gates open at 11 am with first call to the post at 1:05 pm.

Saturday October 5
Cruise-in to the Hamburg Pavilion on Saturday, October 5 for the October Cars & Coffee Car Show at 9 am.

Man O’War Harley-Davidson hosts their Bug Run on Saturday, October 5 at 10:30 am.

Liquor Barn in Hamburg hosts a Barktoberfest in collaboration with Paws 4 the Cause on Saturday, October 5 at 11 am. Enjoy local artists, drinks, food, silent auction, and a costume contest.

Sunday October 6
The Kentucky men’s basketball team’s annual Pro Day, which provides NBA organizations with an up-close look at the current Wildcats’ roster, has been set for Sunday, October 6 at 5:30 pm in the men’s practice gym of the Joe Craft Center.

Wednesday October 9
Lexington Senior Center will host a Medicare Educational Update with KY Health Solutions, 11 am, Lexington Senior Center on October 9

Thursday October 10
Frederick Douglass High School Orchestra hosts a concert featuring music from around the world on Thursday, October 10 at 6:30 pm.

Friday October 11
Join Athens-Chilesburg Elementary for a night of fun, featuring carnival games and prizes, inflatables, food trucks, and more at their Fall Carnival. Event is Fri- day, October 11 beginning at 6 pm.

Lexington: a basketball player in a white track suiteBig Blue Madness, the first open practice opportunity for UK’s 2019-20 men’s and women’s basketball teams, is on Friday, October 11 at 7 pm in Rupp Arena.

Saturday October 12
NorthEast Christian Church of Lexington hosts their Fall Craft Fair on Saturday, October 12 at 10 am.

The University of Kentucky Wildcats foot- ball host the Razorbacks from the University of Arkansas on Saturday, October 12.

Tuesday October 15
Morning Pointe of Lexington – East hosts tryouts for their Seniors Got Talent on Tuesday October 15 and Wednesday, October 16. Tryouts are from 2 pm until 4 pm.

Lexington Senior Living: a group of older women dressed like cowgirls and dancingThursday October 17
Morning Pointe of Lexington hosts tryouts for their Seniors Got Talent on Thursday October 17 and Friday, October 18. Tryouts are from 2 pm until 4 pm.

Friday October 18
The Mt. Sterling October Court Days is a family friendly event with live music, craft vendors, shopping, and great food. The new location for their festival is between Main Street and Locust Street in Mt. Sterling. Festival begins on Friday, October 18 and lasts until Monday, October 21.

It’s time for pumpkins, costumes, Halloween and family-friendly festivals at the YMCA. Bring the kids out to the C.M. Gatton Beaumont YMCA, North Lexington Family YMCA or Whitaker Family YMCA locations on Friday, October 18, 2019 at 6 pm for a free event featuring face paintings, games and fitness activities, inflatables, fall crafts and more.

Lexington: a high school football player in an orange uniformThe Frederick Douglass Broncos football team take on Great Crossing (Georgetown, KY) on Friday, October 18 at 7:30 pm.

The Kentucky Horse Park hosts a walking tour of mystery at the grounds on October 18 and October 19. Tours begin every half hour starting at 5 pm.

The Kentucky men’s basketball team’s Blue-White Game is Friday, October 18 at 7 pm in Rupp Arena. The game will be televised by SEC Network.

Saturday October 19
Join Indian Motorcycle of Lexington for their 2nd year of the Lexington Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Blue Licks State Park on Saturday, October 19 at 11 am.

Head to McConnell Springs for Little Goblins Galore, where kids 12 and under can wear their Halloween costume as they visit their favorite characters along an enchanted, wooded trail on Saturday, October 19 at 1 pm.

Tuesday October 22
Join 6th District Councilmember Angela Evans and Mayor Linda Gorton for a district update meeting at the Hamburg Library on Tuesday, October 22 at 6:30 pm.

Wednesday October 23
Mesmerizing performances by local hoop dancer, flow artist, partner acrobats, and aerialist. Face painting, balloon artist, and magical creatures await under the big top. Spend the evening with the family for Hamburg’s Night Circus on Wednesday, October 23 from 6 pm until 8 pm.

Friday October 25
Join the Hummel Planetarium in Richmond, KY for a Halloween Celebration on Friday, October 25. Event starts at 7 pm with Perfect Little Planet and followed by a star talk showing what is visible in the night sky. Lastly, the family will be able to paint their own pumpkin bucket with some out of this world colors.

Saturday October 26
The University of Kentucky Wildcats football host the Tigers from the University of Missouri on Saturday, October 26.

PetSuites in Hamburg invites pet parents, kids, and dogs to a Halloween Party on Saturday, October 26. From noon to 3 pm stop by for pumpkin decorating, goodie bags, and pups in costumes! (2057 Bryand Road)

Southern Barker is hosting a Pet Halloween Sidewalk Parade on Saturday, October 26. Meet at the store location at 1890 Star Shoot Parkway Suite 175 at 12 pm to begin the parade on Sir Barton Way.

The Central Kentucky Audubon Society & Audubon Society of Kentucky host the Annual Fall Bird Seed Sale Fundraiser on October 26 from 8 am until 1 pm at Southern States (2570 Palumbo Drive). Call 859-255-7524 for any questions.

The Lexington Ice Center is hosting its 1st Annual Trunk or Treat on Saturday, October 26th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

Bring the family downtown and stock up on candy with the Blue Penguin, Lock- box is hosting Trick-or-Treat with Pop Stars on Saturday, October 26 at 5 pm. Free and open to the public. Suggested cash donation of $5 to benefit Explorium of Lexington.

Afterwards, Lockbox is hosting Halloween with Pop Stars featuring live music along with bar and complimentary treats, on Saturday, October 26 at 9 pm. Come as your best dressed Hollywood celeb – from the living and the dead.

Sunday October 27
The UK men’s basketball team will play their first Exhibition game of the season against Georgetown College on Sunday, October 27 at 5 pm in Rupp Arena.

The annual Lexington Halloween Festival & Thriller Parade is Sunday, October 27 at 6:30 pm.

Tuesday October 29
Trunk or Treat at The Lyric Theatre is happening on Tuesday, October 29 at 6:30 pm.

Lexington: a lot of pumpkins on stairsPumpkinMania 2019, where more than 500 jack-o’-lanterns are lit on the steps of historic Old Morrison at Transylvania University, is happening on Tuesday, October 29, at 7:30 pm. There will be food trucks and music starting at 5 pm, and then trick-or-treating from 6-7:30 pm.

Thursday November 7
Skin Secrets hosts their 15th Annual Holiday Open House on Thursday, November 7 from 2 pm until 6 pm. Receive a complimentary consultation with their board certified dermatologists, meet with licensed estheticians, skin care representatives, and enjoy sweet treats. RSVP by November 4.

Lexington Catholic hosts an open house for future students on Thursday, November 7 beginning at 6 pm.

 

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This article also appears on page 19, 20, and 21 of the October 2019 print edition of Hamburg Journal.

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