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6 things to do this weekend in the Bluegrass

Joslyn and the Sweet Compression kicks off the new Crossroad Commons live music series at tne WUKY studios on Spurr Road.
Joslyn and the Sweet Compression kicks off the new Crossroad Commons live music series at tne WUKY studios on Spurr Road.

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.

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Three copper pot stills used in the distilling process at the Woodford Reserve Distillery. The new Friday Night Live series of food and music, starts this weekend at the distillery. Alex Stiltz astiltz@herald-leader.com

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.

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The dinosaurs of Jurassic Quest will prowl The Lexington Center this weekend. Photo provided

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.

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Darryl Lenox headlines at Comedy Off Broadway. Imdb.com

Darryl Lenox

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.

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The July Night Market, featuring music, food, and local businesses, is 6 to 10 p.m. Friday. Rob Bolson Kentucky.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.

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