Take your canine buddy for a swim at the 14th annual Dog Paddle, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Woodland Aquatic Center, 190 Old Park Avenue. It's $10 a dog with a limit of two people per dog, $5 a person after the limit. Proceeds go toward improving Lexington's dog parks. Proof of rabies vaccinations required for dogs. Humans will not be allowed to swim. Lexingtonky.gov.
Civil war days
Experience military and civilian life during the Civil War at Camp Nelson Civil War Days Saturday and Sunday at Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park, at 6614 Danville Road in Nicholasville. The weekend will include artillery drills, cannon firings, and more. Parking is $5. Call (859) 881-5716 or go to Campnelson.org.night market
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The North Limestone Community Development Corp. will host its next Night Market from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday on the 700 block of Bryan Avenue.
The monthly pop-up event features feature merchandise from local vendors, live music, plus local food and beverages. For more info go to Facebook.com/NoliCDC.
'Strangers and Relations'
Laurel Nakadate: Strangers and Relations opens at the Art Museum at the University of Kentucky on Saturday. The exhibit, featuring dramatic portraits of strangers and distant relatives of the photographer, will be on view through Dec. 23. Call (859) 257-5716 or go to Finearts.uky.edu/art-museum.