The week ahead: events to watch out for Dec. 16-22The week ahead: events to watch out for Dec. 16-22


It's the busiest mailing day of the year

600 million pieces of mail will be processed by postal workers today. Here are mail-by dates for Christmas delivery:Friday: First-class mail. Saturday: Priority mail. Monday, Dec. 23: Express mail.

A musical 'Handefull'

The Center for Old Music in the New World presents A Handefull of Christmas Delights, featuring music from 11 countries, at 8 p.m. at St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 2025 Bellefonte Road. $10 suggested donation. (


Winter break starts for Fayette County schools

Kids, you have 15 days off until classes resume Jan. 2.


Take a candlelight tour of the Ashland estate

Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate, 120 Sycamore Road, is decorated for the holidays and open for candlelight tours from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday and Dec. 26. Evenings will include music and refreshments in the Cottage. Admission is $15 for adults, $7 ages 17 and younger, $40 for families. (


No. 5 UK women take on No. 2 Duke in Rupp

Could it get any better than this? Undefeated and fifth-ranked UK takes on undefeated and second-ranked Duke at Rupp Arena. Upper-level seating, $8, is general admission; reserved seats in the lower arena are $9. (3 p.m., FSN)