June 2020 | Lexington Area Events

Special Events

Salato Sampler | Frankfort June 6, 6 pm

Salato Wildlife Education Center, 1 Sportsman Lane
Frankfort, KY 40601 . For more information click here.

Francisco’s Farm Art Fair | Midway University | June 13 – 14

Join us for the premier art fair in Midway, Kentucky. Featuring beautiful art from regional artists, delicious food, music and fun for the whole family! Presented by Midway Renaissance and Hosted by Midway University. For more information click here.

Woodford Reserve Bourbon Academy | June 20

Saturday, June 20, 202010:00 am – 3:00 pm$265/personSpend a full, interactive day at the Woodford Reserve Distillery with Master Distiller Chris Morris and/or Assistant Master Distiller Elizabeth McCall learning the fine art of crafting and appreciating bourbon – America’s native spirit. The day includes an extensive behind-the-scenes tour of the Woodford Reserve Distillery, an interactive demonstration of using grains to make mash, charring a barrel and tasting a variety of whiskeys. In addition, you will be guided through an exclusive Flavor Wheel demonstration that helps you identify the flavors in Woodford Reserve. A delicious bourbon-inspired lunch is included. To book your reservation, click here.

KY Extreme Mustang Makeover | KY Horse Park | June 25 – 27

The Extreme Mustang Makeover returns to the Kentucky Horse Park, June 25-27, 2020. Come watch as adult and youth trainers compete for $25,000 in cash and prizes!

The mustangs that compete in the Extreme Mustang Makeover for adults are wild mares and geldings 3-6 years old that have been living in Bureau of Land Management (BLM) off-range corrals. Youth trainers will work with yearling and 2-year-old fillies and colts for the competition.

At the competition, the adult horse-and-rider duos compete in a handling and conditioning class, a pattern class and a trail class. The Top 10 adult competitors then compete in a Freestyle Finals performance, and all youth perform a freestyle as well. For more information click here.