Party's on at Ashland
Summer whites are suggested for the Ashland Lawn Party, Saturday at Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate, 120 Sycamore Road. Cocktails begin at 5:30 p.m., dinner begins at 7 p.m. General admission is $100, $75 ages 34 and younger. Proceeds benefit the Henry Clay Memorial Foundation. Call (859) 266-8581, Ext. 206 or go to Henryclay.org.
'Boxtrolls' come out at night
Free Friday Flicks presents a free screening of the animated feature, Boxtrolls. Pre-show activities start at 7 p.m. on Friday at Jacobson Park, 4001 Athens-Boonsboro Road. The movie begins at dark. Call (859) 288-2900 for more info.
Paint the town downtown
Art Connects presents Paint the Town with artists painting outdoor scenes in downtown Lexington from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday in blocks surrounding ArtsPlace at 161 North Mill Street. A reception will be 6 to 9 p.m. at ArtsPlace with an after-party at Parlay Social. Art will be on view and for sale through July 17. For more info go to Artconnectslex.org.
Summer Nights in Suburbia
Spend an evening at Summer Nights in Suburbia on Friday before it takes a break. Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, above, will perform a free concert 7 to 9 p.m. at MoonDance Amphitheater at 1152 Monarch Street. Bring a blanket or a chair and a picnic. Food and drink vendors will be on site. SummerFest takes over MoonDance July 9 through Aug. 2 with performances of Monty Python's Spamalot and William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors. Concerts will resume on Friday, Aug. 7. Moondancelex.com.