Camp Nelson will re-enact 1865 Lincoln memorial service
A re-enactment of the funeral ceremony marking the death of President Abraham Lincoln will be at noon Saturday at Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park. It will be modeled after the 1865 memorial service at Camp Nelson as the country grieved, and will include a reading of the original order and a 21-gun cannon salute by the 12th USCHA. Following the ceremony, the park and museum will be open. For more information, call (859) 881-5716.
Get a free check-up
Take control of your health at the Jessamine County Health Check-up Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Jessamine Career & Technology Center, 881 Wilmore Road, Nicholasville. Free screenings include cholesterol, EKG, body fat, hearing, vision, spinal, glucose, blood pressure and kidney urinalysis. Sponsored by Jessamine County Emergency Services, Jessamine County Schools, Jessamine County Health Department and Jessamine County Fiscal Court. For more information, contact the health department at (859) 885-4149, Ext. 2015.
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Equine center's fundraiser
The Kentucky Equine Humane Center is hosting its annual fundraiser, Stock the Barn, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday at Ballantrae Farm in Lexington. The evening will include a dinner by chef Hannah McCauley, an open bar and a live auction. General admission is $75. All proceeds support the center, which works to rescue, retrain and re-home equines of all breeds. The Center, on Catnip Hill Road in J essamine County, provides humane treatment and shelter while working as a clearinghouse to seek adoptive homes for Kentucky's unwanted equines. More information, call (859) 881-5848 or look under Events at Kyehc.org.
Waddle open to runners, walkers
Celebrate your journey of personal health and fitness with family and friends at Asbury Theological Seminary's Wesley Waddle 10K Race and 5K Run/Walk at 8 a.m. Saturday in Wilmore. Prizes will be awarded to top male and female finishers, and best Wesley costumes. For registration information, go to Atsfitness.weebly.com.
UFC cage exhibition on Saturday
An Ultimate Fighting Championship cage exhibition will be Saturday at the Coolidge Building, 501 East Maple Street, Nicholasville. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for meet and greet, and fighting begins at 8. Special guests include B.J. Ferguson, Josh Ferguson and Isiah Ferguson. General admission is $20. For more information, call Doug Day at (859) 621-9872.