Musician playing a guitar at a live music event in Lexington, Kentucky

If you love catching live music shows, Lexington is the place to be. On any given night you can find venues with bands playing everything from rock to country, bluegrass and more. If you’re looking for some great tunes to go along with your bourbon and beer, these are some of the best places in Lexington to hear live music. 

Manchester Music Hall

Housed in a historic building in the Distillery District that was once the Old Tarr Distillery warehouse, Manchester Music Hall brings in bands from all over the nation. The venue has a large stage, lots of space to accommodate crowds, and a full bar. They host special musical guests on a regular basis, as well as fun events like speed dating, dances and comedy shows.

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 Girl learning to ride a horse on a Lexington, KY horse farm

One of the great things about owning a horse farm in Lexington, Kentucky is that there are so many ways you can use your property to earn extra income and serve the equestrian community at the same time. From horse boarding to training, there are many different ways to make use of your land, facilities, horses and experience. These are a few services you can offer on your Lexington horse farm.

Horse Boarding

Horse boarding is one of the most popular services that a Lexington horse farm can offer. Many horse owners need a safe and comfortable environment to place their horses while they are away. Horse boarding services can be a great way to generate a steady stream of income while also providing a valuable service to horse owners in the area.

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 Farm equipment at a farm auction in Kentucky

The 40th Annual Fayette County Farm Bureau’s Farm Equipment Consignment Auction is an event that has been eagerly anticipated by the farming community in Fayette County. This year's event is set to be bigger and better than ever, offering a wide variety of farm equipment, from tractors to harvesters, at competitive prices. Here's what you need to know about this year's auction:

When and Where:

The 40th Annual Fayette County Farm Equipment Auction will be held on Saturday, March 18th, at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Texas. The gates will open at 8:30 a.m. for registration and viewing of the equipment. Live online bidding is also available.

What to Expect:

At this year's auction, you can expect to see a wide range of farm…

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Woman with a horse on a horse farm in Kentucky

Lexington, Kentucky is known as the "Horse Capital of the World", so it should come as no surprise that horse farming is one of the main occupations here. Lexington is home to numerous horse farms that range from small family-owned operations to large commercial breeding and training facilities. Owning a horse farm in Lexington offers many benefits, but it also comes with its own set of challenges.

The Benefits of Horse Farming in Lexington

Supportive Community

One of the biggest benefits of horse farming in Lexington is the strong community of horse enthusiasts and industry professionals. This community provides support and resources for farmers and helps to drive the local economy. Horse racing and events such as the Kentucky Derby and…

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Glass of bourbon on a barrel at a Kentucky bourbon distillery

The city of Lexington, located in the heart of Kentucky, is home to some of the best bourbon distilleries in the world. Here, you will find a rich history and a deep connection to the land, with generations of families producing the finest spirits. Whether you're a seasoned connoisseur or a newcomer to the world of bourbon, the distilleries in Lexington are not to be missed.

Woodford Reserve Distillery

The Woodford Reserve Distillery is a must-visit for anyone interested in the history and culture of bourbon. Founded in the late 1700s, Woodford Reserve is one of the oldest distilleries in the Lexington area and now a National Historic Landmark. It is known for its rich, smooth spirits. Visitors can take a tour of the distillery, learn about the…

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White horse in a barn on a Kentucky horse farm

Kentucky is well known for its beautiful horse farms, which have made it one of the most famous destinations for horse enthusiasts and buyers. With a rich history of breeding, raising and training horses, the state has a variety of different types of horse farms for sale, each offering its own unique set of features and benefits. In this blog post, we’ll explore the different types of horse farms for sale in Kentucky and what makes each one special.

Thoroughbred Breeding Farms

Thoroughbred breeding farms are the most common type of horse farm in Kentucky. These farms specialize in breeding, raising, and selling thoroughbred horses, which are well known for their speed and endurance. Thoroughbred breeding farms typically have several mares and…

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Farmers market sign next to fresh produce

Farmer's markets are an excellent place to buy fresh produce, meet local farmers and artisans, and get involved in your community. In Lexington, Kentucky, there are a variety of farmer's markets to choose from, each offering a unique experience and a wide range of products. In this post, we will explore some of the best farmer's markets in and around Lexington, Kentucky.

Lexington Farmers Market

Located in the heart of downtown Lexington, the Lexington Farmers Market is one of the largest and most well-known in the area. It is open year-round on Saturdays and offers a wide variety of products including local produce, baked goods, artisanal cheeses, meats, and more. The Lexington Farmers Market is also a great place to enjoy live music and grab a…

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Horses grazing on farmland in Central Kentucky

As a horse owner, one of the most important decisions you will make is determining how much land is required to properly house your equine friends. The amount of land required to house horses in Kentucky depends on several factors, including the number of horses, the type of housing, and the intended use of the land. 

According to the American Association of Equine Practitioners, the minimum recommended space for a single horse is one acre of pasture, with additional land required for housing and storage. However, this recommendation is a minimum, and many experts recommend more land for a healthy and happy horse.

If you’re planning on buying a Kentucky horse farm, These are some important considerations to take into account when deciding how…

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New Listing at 867 Pinkney Drive, Lexington, KY 40504 An adorable, updated home in Pine Meadows.  The house features a redone kitchen and bathroom, new appliances, insulated windows, new door, hardwood floors, gas fireplace in the living room, freshly painted, level fenced backyard, detached 2 car garage.  This is a super location within 2 blocks of 2 parks.  It is close to medical facilities, restaurants, shops, pool, golf course, and more! $275,000  Hill & Regan Parker, Turf Town Properties, 859-608-8039  

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The Covid-19 pandemic has caused so many stresses in society it is hard to remember them all!  Unfortunately there is a ripple effect, too.  So many people have lost their jobs and are now way behind on their rents.  The Centers for Disease Control and Preventions has put a moratorium on evictions through at least March 31, 2021.  This helps protect the tenants but what about the people who own the houses/apartments who have not been paid for the last year.  This becomes especially painful for retirees who count on the income from their rental properties to support their retirement.  The Wall Street Journal had a great article that offered some good advice.  Properties owners may wish to contact their banks and ask for temporary forbearance on their…

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