Rise and shine, kids; it's time to go to school
Be extra careful driving because school starts in Fayette County, and children will be back on the streets and at school bus stops. More than 40,000 students are returning to classes. For information, go to Fcps.net.
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Have a Picnic With the Pops
This year's event, Night on Bourbon Street: A Tribute to Louis Armstrong, will feature the Lexington Philharmonic with Wycliffe Gordon and his International All-Stars. Gates open at 6 p.m. for the Friday and Saturday shows at The Meadow at Keene Barn, Keeneland, 4201 Versailles Road. The performance starts at dusk, around 8:30 p.m. General admission blanket seating is $15 advance, $20 at the gate (cash only at the gate). Single seats at regular tables are $25. Free for ages 12 and younger. (Lexpops.com)
Get an early, early start on Christmas shopping
The 40th annual Woodland Art Fair will feature 200 artists, live entertainment and food at Woodland Park, 601 East High Street. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. A free shuttle will be circulating every 10 minutes from the Herald-Leader parking lot at 100 Midland Avenue. (Lexingtonartleague.org)