WUKY's Commons Crossing Concerts
One of the best ways to spend a summer evening? An outdoor concert, of course. At WUKY's new home at 2640 Spurr Road the Commons Crossing Series of free concerts kicks off at 7 p.m. Saturday with Joslyn and The Sweet Compression performing live from the lawn behind WUKY's studio. The performance will be aired live on WUKY 91.3-FM and at wuky.org. Free concerts will be at 7 p.m. each Saturday through Sept. 8, rain or shine. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. For more info go to wuky.org and Facebook.com/commonscrossing.
Friday Night Live
Woodford Reserve Distillery in Versailles launches its Friday Night Live series featuring food, music, and special distillery tours on Fridays through September. Distillery tours, $15, are available 4 to 7 p.m. with live music 6 to 9 p.m. Tours with a buffet from 6:30 to 9 p.m. are $46 per person. The July menu features a mixed-greens salad; pork bourbonnaise; slow-cooked collard, kale and mustard greens; Weisenberger Cheese Grits; and fresh pies of the week from Midway Bakery. For more information and to make a reservation go to woodfordreserve.com/events.
Jurassic Quest Out of Extinction
The dinosaurs are coming! But these interactive versions are family friendly. More than 100 life-size dinosaurs including a T-rex, Spinosaurus, Triceratops, and Giginotosaurus, will roam the Lexington Center's Heritage Hall this weekend. Activities will include walking dinosaur rides, fossil digs, and a petting zoo for toddlers. Hours are 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $18 to $34. Lexingtoncenter.com.
Lenox has appeared in his own Starz special, Comedy Central's "Live at Gotham," and A&E's "Evening at the Improv." This weekend he'll headline at Comedy Off Broadway with shows at 7:15 and 9:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $10 to $12. Comedyoffbroadway.com.
The Night Market
The evening of music, food vendors, and local businesses is 6 to 10 p.m. Friday along the 700 block of Bryan Avenue. Facebook.com/thenightmarket.
Central Kentucky Concert Band
Enjoy an evening under the stars at a free concert of jazz, show tunes, and marches, 7 p.m. Saturday at The Arboretum on Alumni Drive. Bring a blanket or chair. Arboretum.ca.uky.edu.