Click Here to Submit a Calendar Listing

Look for F symbol to find FREE family events

Calendar of Events

Event List Calendar

Dec 15 2017

Friday, December 15

Explorium: Leapin’ Littles, “Winter Movement Jars.” 10:30-11 a.m. Ages 2-5. $8 general admission. 440 W. Short St. Info: 258-3253.

Bluegrass Youth Ballet: “The Nutcracker in One Act.” 7 p.m. $17-$20. Singletary Center for the Arts. Info: 257-4929.

Waveland Museum: Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.” 6 & 8 p.m. $20 adults, $10 children. 225 Waveland Museum Lane. Info: 272-3611 or 619-8189.

Derby Dinner Playhouse: “A Christmas Carol: the Musical.” Lunch show. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. Show begins at 1:30 p.m. $39. Dinner show. Doors open at 6 p.m. Show at 7:45 p.m. $43. 525 Marriott Dr. Clarksville, Ind. Info: (812) 288-2632.

Kentucky Railway Museum: North Pole Express. Visit with Santa, drink hot cocoa and snack on cookies. 7 p.m. $25 adults, $20 children. 136 S. Main St. New Haven. Info: (800) 272-0152.

Paris-Bourbon County YMCA: Red Cross Babysitters’ Training. 5:30-9:30 p.m. Ages 11 & up. $25. 917 Main St., Paris. Info: www.parisbourbonymca.org.

Start: Dec 15 2017
End: Dec 15 2017
Address:
Google Map
Lexington, KY, United States

Dec 16 2017

Saturday, December 16

Derby Dinner Playhouse: “A Fairytale Christmas.” Kid-friendly breakfast show. Doors open at 9 a.m. Show begins at 10 a.m. $17. Lunch show. Doors open at noon. Show begins at 1:15 p.m. $22. “A Christmas Carol: the Musical.” Dinner show. Doors open at 6 p.m. Show at 7:45 p.m. $43. 525 Marriott Dr. Clarksville, Ind. Info: (812) 288-2632.

Baby Moon: Prenatal Yoga class. 9-10:15 a.m. For all stages of pregnancy. No experience required. BYOB: Bring Your Own Baby Yoga. 10:30-11:20 a.m. For moms and newborns until crawling. Drop-ins welcome, class packages available. 2891 Richmond Rd. Info: www.babymoonlex.com.

F Barnes & Noble: “River Rose and the Magical Christmas” Storytime. 11 a.m. 1932 Pavilion Way. Info: 543-8518.

F Joseph-Beth Booksellers: Kid’s Corner. 11 a.m. Ages 3 & up. 161 Lexington Green Cir. Info: 273-2911.

Baptist Health Lexington: Pediatric CPR. 9 a.m.-noon. $30 per person, $50 per couple, or $15 for each additional registrant. Registration required. 1720 Nicholasville Rd. Info: 260-6357.

Louisville Zoo: Santa Safari. Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, take a safari tour through the zoo’s heated buildings and more. Session times 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. $8.50-$20.95. Online reservation required. 1100 Trevilian Way. Info: (502) 459-2181.

Explorium: Super Saturdays, “Pin the Nose on the Snowman.” 11 a.m.-noon. Grades K-5. Imagination Station, “Make a Winter Wreath.” 12:30-2 p.m. Grades K-5. Holidays Around the World. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $8 general admission. 440 W. Short St. Info: 258-3253.

Hillenmeyer Christmas Shop: Pictures with Santa. Noon-6 p.m. No appointment needed. Free. Bring your own camera. 3389 Tates Creek Rd. Info: 266-6889.

Bluegrass Railroad Museum: Santa Claus Train Ride. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tickets start at $13 for children, $15 adults. 175 Beasley Dr. Versailles. Info: (859) 873-2476.

Bluegrass Youth Ballet: “The Nutcracker in One Act.” 2 p.m. $17-$20. Singletary Center for the Arts. Info: 257-4929.

Lexington Children’s Theatre: “The Ugly Duckling.” Based on the story by Hans Christian Andersen. 2 & 7 p.m. Recommended for ages 4 & up. $19 adults, $16 children. 418 W. Short St. Info: 254-4546.

Kentucky Ballet Theatre: “The Nutcracker.” 2 & 7 p.m. $20-$37. Lexington Opera House, 401 W. Short St. Info: 233-4567.

Lexington Ballet: “The Nutcracker” at Spindletop Hall. Tea Party at 2:30 p.m., Dinner Party at 7 p.m. $35-$65. 3414 Iron Works Pike. Info: www.lexingtonballet.org.

Waveland Museum: Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.” Event includes storytime and photo opportunity with Santa. Santa visit 2:30-3:30 p.m. Performances begin at 4, 6 & 8 p.m. $20 adults, $10 children. 225 Waveland Museum Lane. Info: 272-3611 or 619-8189.

Kentucky Railway Museum: Visit with Santa, drink hot cocoa and snack on cookies. Santa Express: 3 p.m. North Pole Express: 6 p.m. $25 adults, $20 children. 136 S. Main St. New Haven. Info: (800) 272-0152.

Lexington Philharmonic: A Cathedral Christmas: Songs of the Manger. 8 p.m. $25-$75. Cathedral of Christ the King, 299 Colony Blvd. Info: 233-4226.

Kentucky Horse Park: Snowbird Dressage. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Covered Arena. Info: www.kentuckydressageassociation.com.

F Lexington Public Library: Beaumont Branch: Family Storytime. 11-11:30 a.m. For families. Central Branch: Super Saturday Storytime. 11 a.m.-noon. For families. Eastside Branch: Saturday Drop-in Craft. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. For all kids. Info: 231-5500.

Start: Dec 16 2017
End: Dec 16 2017
Address:
Google Map
Lexington, KY, United States

Dec 17 2017

Sunday, December 17

Baby Moon: Candy Mountain Music “Winter Wonderland.” Toddlers session: 9:30-10:15 a.m. Ages 1-3. Preschoolers session: 10:30-11:15 a.m. Ages 3-5. Babies session: 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Ages 4-12 months. Registration required. 2891 Richmond Rd. Info: www.babymoonlex.com.

F Joseph-Beth Booksellers: Baby & Me. 11:30 a.m. 161 Lexington Green Cir. Info: 273-2911.

Louisville Zoo: Santa Safari. Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, take a safari tour through the zoo’s heated buildings and more. Session times 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. $8.50-$20.95. Online reservation required. 1100 Trevilian Way. Info: (502) 459-2181.

Derby Dinner Playhouse: “A Christmas Carol: the Musical.” Lunch show. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. Show begins at 1:30 p.m. $39. Dinner show. Doors open at 6 p.m. Show at 7:45 p.m. $43. 525 Marriott Dr. Clarksville, Ind. Info: (812) 288-2632.

Hillenmeyer Christmas Shop: Pictures with Santa. Noon-6 p.m. No appointment needed. Free. Bring your own camera. 3389 Tates Creek Rd. Info: 266-6889.

Lexington Children’s Theatre: “The Ugly Duckling.” Based on the story by Hans Christian Andersen. 2 p.m. Sensory-friendly performance at 4:30 p.m. Recommended for ages 4 & up. $19 adults, $16 children. 418 W. Short St. Info: 254-4546.

Bluegrass Railroad Museum: Santa Claus Train Ride. 2 p.m. Tickets start at $13 for children, $15 adults. 175 Beasley Dr. Versailles. Info: (859) 873-2476.

Waveland Museum: Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.” Event includes storytime and photo opportunity with Santa. Santa visit 2:30-3:30 p.m. Performances begin at 4, 6 & 8 p.m. $20 adults, $10 children. 225 Waveland Museum Lane. Info: 272-3611 or 619-8189.

Baptist Health Lexington: Maternity Unit Tours. 4 & 5 p.m. Free. Registration required. 1720 Nicholasville Rd. Info: 260-6357.

Start: Dec 17 2017
End: Dec 17 2017
Address:
Google Map
Lexington, KY, United States

Dec 18 2017

Monday, December 18

Derby Dinner Playhouse: “A Fairytale Christmas.” Dinner show. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. Show begins at 7 p.m. $22. 525 Marriott Dr. Clarksville, Ind. Info: (812) 288-2632.

The Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East: Baby Steps, a class to help parents feel more secure taking care of a newborn. 6-9:30 p.m. $20 per couple. Registration required. Recommended for third trimester. 170 N. Eagle Creek Dr., First Floor. Info: 967-2229 or register at www.kentuckyonehealth.org/baby.

Singletary Center for the Arts: Moscow Ballet’s 25th Annual Great Russian Nutcracker. 7 p.m. $28-$68. Info: 405 Rose St. Info: 257-4929.

F Lexington Public Library: Central Branch: Babies Get Down(town) storytime. 10-10:30 a.m. Ages 2 & under. Info: 231-5500.

Start: Dec 18 2017
End: Dec 18 2017
Address:
Google Map
Lexington, KY, United States

Dec 19 2017

Tuesday, December 19

Explorium: Baby Explorers, “Balloon Mania.” 10:30-11 a.m. Ages 9 months to 2 years. $8 general admission. 440 W. Short St. Info: 258-3253.

F Joseph-Beth Booksellers: Toddler Time. 10:30 a.m. 161 Lexington Green Cir. Info: 273-2911.

Lex-Fayette County Health Dept: Eat, Move, Lose Weight Support Group. Noon-1 p.m. Free. Registration required. PH Clinic South, 2433 Regency Rd. Info: 288-2446.

Derby Dinner Playhouse: “A Christmas Carol: the Musical.” Lunch show. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. Show begins at 1:30 p.m. $39. Dinner show. Doors open at 6 p.m. Show at 7:45 p.m. $43. 525 Marriott Dr. Clarksville, Ind. Info: (812) 288-2632.

F Jessamine County Public Library: Teen Foodies: Hot Cocoa Mix. 6:30-7:30 p.m. 600 S. Main St. Nicholasville. Info: (859) 885-3523.

Waveland Museum: Evening Tea Tuesday. Tea and food served by period-dressed interpreters and a tour of the Waveland Mansion. 6:30-8:30 p.m. $30 per person. Reservation required. 225 Waveland Museum Lane. Info: 272-3611 or 619-8189.

Baby Moon: The Pump & Grind: Pumping and Getting Back Into the Daily Grind breastfeeding class. 6:30-8 p.m. Registration required. 2891 Richmond Rd. Info: www.babymoonlex.com.

F Lexington Public Library: Eastside Branch: Polar Express Drive-in Movie. 11 a.m.-noon. Ages 2-6. Registration required. Info: 231-5500.

Start: Dec 19 2017
End: Dec 19 2017
Address:
Google Map
Lexington, KY, United States

Dec 20 2017

Wednesday, December 20

FCPS: Winter Break. No Classes.

Explorium: SMASH Club “Ice Cube Art.” 10:30-11:30 a.m. Ages 2-5. $8 general admission. 440 W. Short St. Info: 258-3253.

F Barnes & Noble: Children’s Storytime. 10 a.m. 1932 Pavilion Way. Info: 543-8518.

F Joseph-Beth Booksellers: Toddler Time. 10:30 a.m. 161 Lexington Green Cir. Info: 273-2911.

Gattitown: Winter Break Special. $14.99 for a buffet, drink and $10 game card. All ages. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. through Jan. 1. 2524 Nicholasville Rd. Info: 277-2323.

Dinner Playhouse: “A Christmas Carol: the Musical.” Lunch show. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. Show begins at 1:30 p.m. $39. Dinner show. Doors open at 6 p.m. Show at 7:45 p.m. $43. 525 Marriott Dr. Clarksville, Ind. Info: (812) 288-2632.

F Paul Miller Ford Cookies with Santa: Storytime and cookies with Santa. 4-7 p.m. Bring a new, unwrapped toy to donate before the day of the event in exchange for a free photo with Santa. 975 E. New Circle Rd. Info: 255-1916.

Lex-Fayette County Health Dept: Gestational Diabetes Class. 1-2 p.m. For pregnant women diagnosed with gestational diabetes. PH Clinic South, 2433 Regency Rd. Info: 288-2446.

Frankfort Medical Pavilion: Breastfeeding Basics Class. 6-8 p.m. Free. Registration required. 279 King’s Daughters Dr., Frankfort. Info: (502) 226-1655 or (877) 376-2631.

F Lexington Public Library: Central Branch: The Young and the Restless. 10 a.m. Ages 2-3. Northside Branch: Where’s Waldo? Life-size versions of the seek-and-find puzzle books. 3-5 p.m. For all kids. Tates Creek Branch: How the Grinch Stole Christmas Party. 2:30-3:30 p.m. Ages 3 & up. Registration required. Village Branch: Recess. 4-5 p.m. For all kids. Ferdinand Party. Story, crafts and games. 2-3 p.m. For all kids. Info: 231-5500.

Start: Dec 20 2017
End: Dec 20 2017
Address:
Google Map
Lexington, KY, United States

Dec 21 2017

Thursday, December 21

FCPS: Winter Break. No Classes.

Explorium: Mini Da Vinci’s, “Sponge Shapes.” 10:30-11 a.m. Ages 2-4. $8 general admission. 440 W. Short St. Info: 258-3253.

F Joseph-Beth Booksellers: Toddler Time. 10:30 a.m. Baby & Me. 11 a.m. 161 Lexington Green Cir. Info: 273-2911.

Kentucky Railway Museum: Visit with Santa, drink hot cocoa and snack on cookies. Santa Express: 3 p.m. North Pole Express: 6 p.m. $25 adults, $20 children. 136 S. Main St. New Haven. Info: (800) 272-0152.

Derby Dinner Playhouse: “A Christmas Carol: the Musical.” Lunch show. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. Show begins at 1:30 p.m. $39. Dinner show. Doors open at 6 p.m. Show at 7:45 p.m. $43. 525 Marriott Dr. Clarksville, Ind. Info: (812) 288-2632.

Baby Moon: Prenatal Yoga. 6-7:15 p.m. Drop-ins welcome. $14 a class or class packages available. 2891 Richmond Rd. Info: www.babymoonlex.com.

The Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East: Infant CPR class. 6-9 p.m. $20 per couple. Registration required, space is limited. Recommended for third trimester. Saint Joseph Office Building, 160 N. Eagle Creek Dr., Second Floor. Info: 967-2229 or register at www.kentuckyonehealth.org/baby.

F Lexington Public Library: Central Branch: I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More! Story and painting fun. 2-3 p.m. Grades PreK-3. Dress for a mess. Northside Branch: Drop-in Craft: DIY Lava Lamp. 3-7 p.m. For all kids. Village Branch: Snowman Slime! 2-3 p.m. Grades K-5. Info: 231-5500.

Start: Dec 21 2017
End: Dec 21 2017
Address:
Google Map
Lexington, KY, United States

Dec 22 2017

Friday, December 22

FCPS: Winter Break. No Classes.

Derby Dinner Playhouse: “A Fairytale Christmas.” Kid-friendly breakfast show. Doors open at 9 a.m. Show begins at 10 a.m. $17. Lunch show. Doors open at noon. Show begins at 1:15 p.m. $22. “A Christmas Carol: the Musical.” Dinner show. Doors open at 6 p.m. Show at 7:45 p.m. $43. 525 Marriott Dr. Clarksville, Ind. Info: (812) 288-2632.

La Leche League of Greater Lexington: Monthly meeting. 9 a.m. Centered Holistic Health & Wellness Center, 309 N. Ashland Ave. Info: 559-8488.

Baby Moon: Candy Mountain Music “Winter Wonderland.” Toddlers session: 9:30-10:15 a.m. and 4:30-5:15 p.m. Ages 1-3. Preschoolers session: 10:30-11:15 a.m. Ages 3-5. Babies session: 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Ages 4-12 months. PRETENDergartners: a special class for homeschooling families with children ages 4-6. 3:30-4:15 p.m. Big Kids Session: 6-8 p.m. Ages 6-9. Registration required. 2891 Richmond Rd. Info: www.babymoonlex.com.

Explorium: Leapin’ Littles, “Snowman Hopscotch.” 10:30-11 a.m. Ages 2-5. $8 general admission. 440 W. Short St. Info: 258-3253. Parents Night Out. 6-10 p.m. Children must be potty-trained. $15 members, $18 non-members. Reservations required. 440 W. Short St. Info: 258-3253.

Kentucky Railway Museum: Visit with Santa, drink hot cocoa and snack on cookies. Santa Express: 3 p.m. North Pole Express: 7 p.m. $25 adults, $20 children. 136 S. Main St. New Haven. Info: (800) 272-0152.

F Lexington Public Library: Village Branch: Scavenger Hunt. 2-4 p.m. For all kids. Info: 231-5500.

Start: Dec 22 2017
End: Dec 22 2017
Address:
Google Map
Lexington, KY, United States
iCal Import