Stage & Dance

Best Bets: African American Theatre Spring Fest, Poolapalooza, Market 301, Fourth Friday

A booth featuring jewelry from the February Market 301.
A booth featuring jewelry from the February Market 301.

African-American Theatre Spring Fest

Singer Evelyn “Champagne” King headlines the show. Charlette’s Web, Jerry Owens, Rhonda Jackson, Deborah Hodge and MC Cliff Henderson III will also perform. Show time is 6 p.m. Saturday at the Masterson Station Park Lions Club Pavilion, 3051 Leestown Road. Tickets are $25 and $35 in advance; $30 and $45 at the door. Call 859-257-4929 or go to


Celebrate the start of summer at a pool party, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Southland Aquatic Center, 625 Hill-n-Dale Road in Lexington. Admission is free. The day includes music, games, door prizes and more family activities. For more info, call 859-288-2973 or go to

Market 301

The pop-up shopping event features more than 30 boutiques and artisans offering everything from ceramics to soap and cocktail syrup. Visit 6 to 10 p.m. Friday at Manchester Music Hall, 899 Manchester Street. Admission is free. Go to for a list of vendors and more info.

Fourth Friday: ‘This is The Thing’

An exhibit of photographs of Lexington’s live music scene by Andrew Brinkhorst closes with a party 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Loudoun House, 209 Castlewood Drive, Lexington. The evening will include music by The Landers. Admission is $5. Call 859-254-7024 or go to Read more about the exhibit and hear Brinkhorst on the LexGo podcast at

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