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

January 13, 2014 

wednesday

It'll be a lot more crowded around UK

Students are back on campus for the first day of classes of the spring semester.

thursday

And the nominees are ...

Hollywood wakes up at 5:30 a.m. (8:30 a.m. EST) to learn who's been nominated for Oscars. Will Louisville native and most recent best actress winner Jennifer Lawrence pick up a nomination for American Hustle? Look for live coverage on E! and the major morning shows, and check Kentucky.com for updates.

TGIFriday

Popular country star visits Rupp

Country superstar Luke Bryan comes to Rupp Arena on Friday. Don't have tickets? You're out of luck. The show is sold out. (7:30 p.m.)

Saturday

Horse racing's version of the Oscars

The Eclipse Awards, honoring 2013 Thoroughbred champions, will be announced at Gulfstream Park. Who will take Horse of the Year? (7:30 p.m., HRTV)

Free day to throw away is at your disposal

Lexington offers free disposal of household waste four times a year, and this is the first one of 2014. Fayette County residents may dispose of up to one level pickup load of nonhazardous household waste. That means no paint, pesticides or motor oil. Also, no appliances or electronics. Hours are 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the transfer station at 1505 Old Frankfort Pike. Questions? Call LexCall at 311.

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