Short Stuff Events Around Town

‘QUESTAPALOOZA’ Features Activities For Kids

The party returns for the ninth annual Questapalooza on Sunday, Aug. 31 during the Labor Day Weekend with a Grammy-award winning artist, Billboard-charting bands and a family-friendly outdoor festival.

The afternoon party will include inflatables, face painting, carnival games and prizes for children, as well as food vendors and local live music. Admission to the outdoor party is free.

The indoor concert will be headlined by Grammy winner Lecrae, and the band Tenth Avenue North. Concert tickets start at $33, with special rates for groups and students. Seating is limited, and tickets can be purchased online. Questapalooza is held at Quest Community Church, 410 Sporting Court. Info, visit

Woodland Arts Fair

One of the most anticipated events of the summer is back as the Woodland Art Fair returns to Woodland Park.

More than 200 juried artists will gather to sell unique, hand-crafted items.

The festival also features live entertainment, hands-on art activities for children, food vendors and family fun for all.

The fair is Saturday, Aug. 16, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and continues Sunday, Aug. 17, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The event is sponsored by American Founders Bank, Lexington Parks & Recreation and the Lexington Art League.

Info: Parks & Recreation Dept. (288-2925) or Lexington Art League (254-7024).


A water and fun-filled day is in store at Jacobson Park for the second H2O Expo, Saturday, Aug. 9.

This water-themed festival will have recreation and education for all ages. Activities include water slides, games, paddle boats, and canoeing and kayak demonstrations.

The event will be by the lake at the park from noon-4 p.m. H2O is sponsored by Lexington Parks & Recreation and the Kentucky American Water Company.