The week ahead: events to watch out for May 13-19

May 12, 2013 

Tuesday

Outdoor concert series returns this week

Big Band and Jazz, the annual summer series of free outdoor concerts, will run Tuesdays through June 25 at Moondance at Midnight Pass, 1152 Monarch Street and July 9-Aug. 27 at Ecton Park, 956 Turkey Foot Road. Bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating.

Wednesday

Border collies on the run

Marking 52 years, The Bluegrass Classic Stockdog Trial once again will be at Lexington's Masterson Station Park, 3051 Leestown Road through Sunday. This competition for border collies is one of the longest-running, largest and most prestigious in the country. Families and spectators are invited to bring their own dogs. The free event runs from dawn to dusk. (Bluegrassclassicsdt.com)

Andrew Wiggins a Cat?

The college basketball spring signing period ends. Will we know where No. 1 high school basketball prospect Andrew Wiggins will play? If he picks UK, the 2013 UK recruiting class will go from omg to OMG! Get updates from our recruiting writer Ben Roberts on twitter @NextCats.

TGIFriday

Fountain Films back at Triangle Park

Free screenings start at dusk, approximately 8:45-9 p.m., on select Fridays through August at Triangle Park downtown. This week's film is Pee Wee's Big Adventure.

Saturday

Bikes take over the streets

Join thousands of cyclists at 10 a.m. to reclaim the streets of Lexington on the Family Fun Ride. Register from 8-9:50 a.m. at the Robert F. Stephens Courthouse. There will be a safety rodeo and a kids' race before the family ride. (bikelexington.com)

A possible Triple Crown?

Orb attempts to keep alive the dream that, some day, some way, we'll see another Thoroughbred win the Triple Crown. The Kentucky Derby champion goes for the second leg in the 138th Preakness Stakes. (6:20 p.m., NBC-18)

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