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Pleasant Ridge dog park closed Thursday, Sept. 29

Pleasant Ridge dog park will be closed to the public on Thursday, Sept. 29 due to maintenance. Parks and Recreation staff will be treating the gravel area with a herbicide treatment. If inclement weather occurs, the park will be closed on Friday, Sept.

City seeking three Christmas trees for downtown parks

Do you or someone you know want to have an evergreen tree removed from your property? If so, let the city use it for Lexington’s official tree lighting festival.

Wicked Wonders Market sends out call to local artists

Lexington Parks and Recreation is announcing its newest addition to the annual Thriller and Halloween parade— a Wicked Wonders Market featuring artists’ wares that are in line with the spooky spirit of the season. 

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Events

Sunday, May 20

  1. Bluegrass Classic Stockdog Trials (day 5)

    7 a.m. – 5 p.m.

  2. Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival (day 2)

    10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Tuesday, May 22

  1. Big Band & Jazz

    7 – 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 24

  1. Thursday Night Live

    5 p.m.

Friday, May 25

  1. Overnight camping

    6 p.m. – 11 a.m.