Best bets Downtown
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CentrePointe block: Live Games telecast — vaulting, 1-4:30 p.m.
At Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza: Jimmy Church Band, pop and dance, 5:30 p.m. The Spazmatics, 8 p.m.
At Cheapside Park: The Swells Brass Band, 5:30 p.m. O-Zone, blues/jazz, 8 p.m.
At Triangle Park: Kentucky Market, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
ALLTECH FORTNIGHT FESTIVAL
Kenny Rogers: 7:30 p.m. Lexington Opera House, 401 W. Short St. $79-$150. (859) 233-3535. Ticketmaster, 1-800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.
INTERNATIONAL EQUESTRIAN FESTIVAL
At Lexington Convention Center Internationalequestrianfestival.com
Julie Goodnight: Internationally respected trainer and clinician hosts seminar, Find and Buy the Perfect Horse. 3 p.m.
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Best bets at the park
A few events to watch for each day among the numerous entertainment options, demonstrations and other activities at the Kentucky Experience, Equine Village, Alltech Experience and Trade Show:
Dr. Emily Weiss of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals explains horse behavior in her seminar How To Think Like a Horse. Lecture hall, 11:30 a.m.
Mario the Magician: New York-based Mario Marchese entertains with a style influenced by classic magic acts, silent-film stars, vaudeville performers and slapstick comedians. 5:30 p.m.
Kentucky Horse Park opens
Para-dressage (individual championship tests) at covered arena
Driving (dressage, part 1) at driving stadium
Vaulting (freestyle, individual male/female) at Alltech Arena
Driving (dressage, part 2) at driving stadium
Tickets available at the main entrance to Kentucky Horse Park, at Ticketmaster.com and Ticketmaster outlets, and by calling 1-888-934-2010.
11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and 2:30-4:30 p.m. (Insight-565) — Eventing stadium jumping (taped); Dressage freestyle and reining individual competitions (taped).