That’s Governor Bevin
Matt Bevin will be sworn in as the 62nd governor of Kentucky at midnight. Throughout the day there will be a morning worship service, a parade and a welcome party and bluegrass festival at the Kentucky History Center. Get updates on the activities from our Frankfort bureau on Twitter @BGPolitics.
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UK women take on U of L in Rupp
Kentucky has won the last four meetings in the rivalry and three straight in Lexington. The teams have met only three times in Rupp Arena, the last coming in 2007. UL holds a 2-1 lead in the downtown venue, claiming each of the last two contests in the legendary arena after UK won the first-ever contest in Rupp in 2003. (7 p.m., SEC Network)
Reindeer will be running at Keeneland
Expect more than 1,500 people at the YMCA Reindeer Ramble, a 5K race open to serious runners and casual walkers. It benefits scholarships for kids attending the YMCA summer camps. Costumes and holiday spirit are encouraged. The race starts at 9 a.m. at Keeneland. You may register as an individual or as members of a “Santapede” team of three to 10 people tied together like a team of reindeer with rope, ribbon, garland, etc. ($20-$200; Keeneland.com).
The Bread Box Holiday Market
Make your list and check it twice, then visit this shopping event, where local artists will display and sell their work. It’s 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at The Bread Box, 501 West Sixth Street, Lexington. Check out their Facebook page for more info.
Lexington Singers do Handel’s ‘Messiah’
The performance of this holiday favorite starts at 8 p.m. at the Singletary Center for the Arts, 405 Rose Street. ($9- $27; Singletarycenter.com)
Lincoln House reveals her favorite things
The Mary Todd Lincoln House, 578 West Main Street, is hosting a Mrs. Lincoln’s Favorite Things tours at 2, 3 and 4 p.m. $15 single, $10 members, $13 per person for groups of four or more. Recommended for ages 12 and older. Reservations required. 859-233-9999. (Mtlhouse.org)