WEG Best Bets: Oct. 9

October 9, 2010 

Best bets Downtown

SPOTLIGHT LEXINGTON

All events are freeSpotlightlexky.com

CentrePointe block: Live Games telecast, driving, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

At Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza: Kentucky Ballet Theatre, 3 p.m. Lexington Ballet Company, 5 p.m. Lula Washington Dance Theatre, 7 p.m.

At Cheapside Park: Bacchanal Steel Band, 1 p.m. The Gray Squirrels, 3:30 p.m. The Sensations, 7 p.m.

At Triangle Park: Kentucky Market, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Native Americans in Kentucky woven bookmarks kids activity, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Painted Horseshoes kids activity, 2-6 p.m. Lula Washington Dance Theatre, 3 p.m. River City Drum Corps, 3:30 p.m.

ALLTECH FORTNIGHT FESTIVAL

Alltechfortnightfestival.com

Loretta Lynn, country. 7 p.m. Renfro Valley Entertainment Center, Renfro Valley. $50.70-$56. 1-800-765-7464. Renfrovalley.com.

Dave Sanborn Band, jazz. 7:30 p.m. UK Singletary Center for the Arts, 405 Rose St. $25-$32. (859) 257-4929. Singletarytickets.com.

Debby Boone, pop. 8 p.m. The Grand Theatre, Frankfort. $30-$55. (502) 352-7469. Grandtheatrefrankfort.org.

For Central Kentucky's most comprehensive events listings, visit Calendar.kentucky.com

Best betsat the park

Equine Village

Wells Fargo Stagecoach: See an authentic reproduction of the legendary stagecoach used to transport gold in the old American West. Village Arena, 1 p.m.

Gudmar Petursson Icelandic Horses: Petursson, a certified competition trainer, shows off his beautiful horses from Iceland, which are small, disciplined and remarkably smooth. Village Arena, 3:30 p.m.

Kentucky Experience

Heath Eric: Listen to a Western Kentucky University grad perform original works of folk music. Google him before you go, though, because his tale of why he's chasing the dream is worth knowing. 5:15 p.m.

Today's schedule

7:30 a.m.

Kentucky Horse Park opens

8:30 a.m.

Para-dressage (individual freestyle tests) at Covered Arena

10 a.m.

Combined driving (marathon) at Marathon Course

2:30 p.m.

Vaulting (freestyle final, male/female) at Alltech Arena

8 p.m.

Jumping (Rolex Top Four) at Rolex Stadium

Tickets available at the main entrance to Kentucky Horse Park, at Ticketmaster.com and Ticketmaster outlets, and by calling 1-888-934-2010.

ON TV

8-9:30 p.m. (Insight-565): Jumping, Rolex Top Four (live).

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