November 2019 | Lexington Area Events

Southern Lights | Kentucky Horse Park | November 15 – December 31

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Home & Hearth Christmas Bazaar | Berea | November 9 & 10

The Christmas atmosphere is filled with over 35 vendors offering quality crafts. The kitchen is open for the two-day event serving breakfast, lunch, and snacks. For more information visit homeandhearth.com

(859) 893-9066 OR (859) 582-0832

My Old Kentucky Dinner Train’s Murder Mystery, November 9 – We invite you to join us on board for a memorable journey that’s sure to keep you guessing. While riding through Kentucky’s scenic countryside, guests will enjoy a four course meal and a live murder mystery show! The events lasts approximately two and a half hours and will thrill the young and young at heart. Tickets are $109.95 for adults and $69.95 for children (5-12). The excursion begins at 4:30 p.m. at the Train Depot. Reservations recommended. 602 N Third St., 502-348-7300 or 866-801-3463. www.kydinnertrain.com

Kentucky Railway Museum’s Military Appreciation Days, November 10 – Veterans, active and retired military receive free admission to the museum and train excursion. 2 p.m. Adult $19, Child $14 for ages 2-12 under 2 is free. 136 S. Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-2720152. www.kyrail.org

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Holly Day Market | Rupp Arena – Lexington | November 15 -17

Mark your calendars for the 13th annual Lexington Junior League Holly Day Market from November 15 – 17, 2019. The Holly Day Market brings vendors from across the country together in Lexington for a weekend to give shoppers the opportunity to buy holiday gifts in one spectacular location: the Lexington Center. Daily events will be scheduled throughout the market, and this premier holiday shopping event is sure to be a fun and memorable weekend for all! Click here for further details.

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Makers Market Holiday 2019 Berea | November 16

Russel Acton Folk Center

FREE admission and FREE parking!

Shop for delightful handmade goods from over 40 central KY artists, and enjoy local food, kids’ activities, and festive holiday treats! Beat the holiday rush and find the perfect gifts for everyone on your list!

For more information visit bereamakersmarket.com

Christmas Open House, November 16 – Join us at the gallery for our Christmas open house. Refreshments and start of week-long annual silent auction. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Free. 90 Court Square. Call 502-348-0044 or visit www.bardstownforthearts.com for more information.

Kentucky Railway Museum’s Train Robbery, November 16 – Join us for a wild ride as your train gets robbed by a gang of train robbers! Train departs at 2 p.m. Train ride is approximately 2 hours. You will be robbed! Proceeds benefit the Crusade for Children. Adults: $21.00 Children $16.00 (ages 2-12) under 2 is free. 136 S. Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-2720152. www.kyrail.org

My Old Kentucky Dinner Train’s North Pole Express, November 16 – Santa and Mrs. Claus invite you and your little ones to ride with them aboard the North Pole Express. Guests are treated to a three-course meal and hot cocoa. Santa and Mrs. Claus join us on the train for activities and a sing-a-long. Kids of all ages welcome! Excursions are 2 hours long. Reservations required. 11:00 a.m. $60 adults; $45 children ages 2-12; children under 2 ride free but must sit in parent’s lap (no meal provided); Tax and gratuity not included. 602 N. Third St. 866-801-3463 or 502-348-7300. www.kydinnertrain.com

Daphne Seaman, November 16-December 31 – Come join us at the gallery for fine art and polymer clay by Daphne Seaman. 10:00 am – 6:00 pm. Free. 90 Court Square. Call 502-348-0044 or visit www.bardstownforthearts.com for more information.

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Flight Simulator Sunday at Aviation Museum of KY | Lexington | November 17

Try your hand at flight on one of the flight simulators at the Aviation Museum of Kentucky. Offered the third Sunday of the month from 1:30 – 4:30. Included with the cost of admission.

Christmas Open House, November 17 – Join us at the gallery for our Christmas open house. Meet the artists, exhibiting artist demonstrations and hands-on projects for the public. Refreshments provided. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Free. 90 Court Square. Call 502-348-0044 or visit www.bardstownforthearts.com for more information.

Kentucky Railway Museum’s Military Appreciation Days, November 17 – Veterans, active and retired military receive free admission to the museum and train excursion. 2 p.m. Adult $19, Child $14 for ages 2-12 under 2 is free. 136 S. Main St., New Haven. 502-549-5470 or 800-2720152. www.kyrail.org

My Old Kentucky Dinner Train’s North Pole Express, November 17 – Santa and Mrs. Claus invite you and your little ones to ride with them aboard the North Pole Express. Guests are treated to a three-course meal and hot cocoa. Santa and Mrs. Claus join us on the train for activities and a sing-a-long. Kids of all ages welcome! Excursions are 2 hours long. Reservations required. 11:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. $60 adults; $45 children ages 2-12; children under 2 ride free but must sit in parent’s lap (no meal provided); Tax and gratuity not included. 602 N. Third St. 866-801-3463 or 502-348-7300. www.kydinnertrain.com

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The Candlelight Tradition | Frankfort | November 21 – 24

The annual Candlelight Tradition is the start to Frankfort’s holiday season and a beloved tradition for all generations. From carriage rides to hot chocolate and visits with Santa, this four day festival offers something for everyone. Make plans to join us for this time-honored tradition, visit our 40+ shops and restaurants, and illuminate your holiday season with Candlelight! >>Read More

Stave & Thief Certified Bourbon Steward Class, November 22 – Want to expand your knowledge about America’s Native Spirit? Come join the Kentucky Bourbon Festival for Stave & Thief Certified Bourbon Steward training. With help from our friends at Moonshine University®, we will lead you through an in-depth program to expand your knowledge and increase your confidence about all things Bourbon. Ticket price includes a Certified Bourbon Steward Handbook and the opportunity to earn a Stave & Thief Certified Bourbon Steward lapel pin. Light appetizers will be served. 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. $75 per person. Registration required, must be 21. For more information call 502-275-8384 or email info@kybourbonfestival.com Kentucky Bourbon Festival, 114 N. Fifth Street (3rd Floor Penthouse)
Wickland Christmas Bazaar at Civic Center, November 23 – Christmas decorations, gifts and crafts will be on sale. Local crafters and artists will offer unique creations for one of a kind purchases. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. For table rentals and more information contact Clara Fulkerson, phone or text, 502-275-6731. 321 South Third St. www.historicwickland.com
My Old Kentucky Dinner Train’s Murder Mystery, November 23 – We invite you to join us on board for a memorable journey that’s sure to keep you guessing. While riding through Kentucky’s scenic countryside, guests will enjoy a four course meal and a live murder mystery show! The events lasts approximately two and a half hours and will thrill the young and young at heart. Tickets are $109.95 for adults and $69.95 for children (5-12). The excursion begins at 4:30 p.m. at the Train Depot. Reservations recommended. 602 N Third St., 502-348-7300 or 866-8013463. www.kydinnertrain.com
My Old Kentucky Dinner Train’s North Pole Express, November 23 – Santa and Mrs. Claus invite you and your little ones to ride with them aboard the North Pole Express. Guests are treated to a three-course meal and hot cocoa. Santa and Mrs. Claus join us on the train for activities and a sing-a-long. Kids of all ages welcome! Excursions are 2 hours long. Reservations required. 11:00 a.m. $60 adults; $45 children ages 2-12; children under 2 ride free but must sit in parent’s lap (no meal provided); Tax and gratuity not included. 602 N. Third St. 866-801-3463 or 502-348-7300. www.kydinnertrain.com

My Old Kentucky Dinner Train’s North Pole Express, November 24 – Santa and Mrs. Claus invite you and your little ones to ride with them aboard the North Pole Express. Guests are treated to a three-course meal and hot cocoa. Santa and Mrs. Claus join us on the train for activities and a sing-a-long. Kids of all ages welcome! Excursions are 2 hours long. Reservations required. 11:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. $60 adults; $45 children ages 2-12; children under 2 ride free but must sit in parent’s lap (no meal provided); Tax and gratuity not included. 602 N. Third St. 866-801-3463 or 502-348-7300. www.kydinnertrain.com
Small Business Saturday, November 30 – Shop small and make a difference by supporting small businesses in downtown Bardstown! We encourage everyone to make it a day – shop, eat, and drink local. Check off your holiday list with us. For more details visit www.bardstownmainstreet.com.
Light Up Bardstown, November 30 – Kicking off the Christmas Season with the official lighting of the City of Bardstown’s Christmas tree, lamppost wreaths, stars and frolicking deer.
Music, family Christmas Corner, and Santa will make an appearance! Downtown shops open late. Welcome Center Plaza, Court Square. 6:00 – 8 p.m. Downtown shops will be open late! Call 502-348-4877 or visit www.bardstownmainstreet.com for more information.

4H Cattle Market Day | Blue Grass Stockyards | November 27

My Old Kentucky Dinner Train’s North Pole Express, November 30 – Santa and Mrs. Claus invite you and your little ones to ride with them aboard the North Pole Express. Guests are treated to a three-course meal and hot cocoa. Santa and Mrs. Claus join us on the train for activities and a sing-a-long. Kids of all ages welcome! Excursions are 2 hours long. Reservations required. 11:00 a.m. $60 adults; $45 children ages 2-12; children under 2 ride free but must sit in parent’s lap (no meal provided); Tax and gratuity not included. 602 N. Third St. 866-801-3463 or 502-348-7300. www.kydinnertrain.com