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CentrePointe block: Live Games telecast — jumping, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 2:30-5:30 p.m.
At Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza: Broadway Showcase with Lyndy Franklin, J.C. Montgomery, Jason Heymann, Jeromy Smith and more, 5:30 p.m.
At Cheapside Park: The Swells, jazz/blues, 5:30 p.m.
ALLTECH FORTNIGHT FESTIVAL
Lexington Bach Choir with Vince DiMartino, trumpet: Bach Family Concert . 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4, 2 p.m. Oct. 6. First Presbyterian Church, 174 N. Mill St. $20-$25. (859) 225-0370. Lexarts.tix.com
Alltech Haitian Harmony Benefit Concert with the Chieftains and Friends. 7:30 p.m. UK Singletary Center for the Arts, 405 Rose St. $45, $100. (859) 257-4929. Singletarytickets.com
Tony Bennett, pop. 8 p.m. Norton Center for the Arts, Danville. $85-$150. 1-877-448-7469. Nortoncenter.com
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Best bets at the park
A few events to watch for among the numerous entertainment options, demonstrations and other activities at the Kentucky Experience, Equine Village, Alltech Experience and Trade Show:
Tommie Turvey the Equine Extremist: Turvey showcases the amazing feats of which horses are capable. Village Arena, 3 p.m. (Also performing Oct. 5-9)
Pat Parelli: Pat and Linda Parelli demonstrate "Natural Horsemanship," covering topics such as long reining, jumping bareback, horse psychology, fluidity in riding, and learning the language of horses. Lecture Hall, 11:30 a.m. Clinicians Corral, 4:30 p.m. (Also performing Oct. 5-9)
Get your first look at the horses involved in this week's para-dressage competition at the High Hope Inspection Lane. 8:30 a.m.
To d ay ' s s c he d ule
Kentucky Horse Park opens
Jumping (speed competition, part 1) at Rolex Stadium
Jumping (speed competition, part 2) at Rolex Stadium
Tickets available at the main entrance to Kentucky Horse Park, at Ticketmaster.com and Ticketmaster outlets, and by calling 1-888-934-2010.
O N TV
10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 2:30-5 p.m. (Insight-565): Jumping speed competition (live).