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Nation’s top handlers to compete at 57th annual Bluegrass Classic Stockdog Trial

The 57th annual Bluegrass Classic Stockdog Trial will once again return to Lexington’s Masterson Station Park, showcasing the country’s best dog handlers and herding dogs.  The elite competition will take place May 16 – 20, from dawn to dusk each day.  

Volunteers sought for Girls Junior PGA Championship this July

You're invited to volunteer for the 43rd Girls Junior PGA Championship!

Parks, GIS launch new searchable, online map

The City's website has a brand new way to search for parks, park shelters, and activities. Parks & Recreation worked with GIS to create a searchable map of all the city's parks. There are several filters and features that will now make it easy for any citizen to find the parks information they need.



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.