High school baseball teams seek state title
The Rawlings/KHSAA State Baseball Tournament returns to Whitaker Bank Ballpark through Saturday with 16 region champions battling for the title. Tates Creek, the 11th Region winner, plays Johnson Central at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Tournament preview in Sports, B1.
25th annual Brass Band Festival in Danville
Danville becomes the epicenter of shiny brass instruments for the Great American Brass Band Festival through Sunday. There will be a balloon race, parade and lots of free concerts. (GABBF.org)
How about a 400-mile bargain hunt?
Hit the road this weekend for the annual 400 Mile Sale. Through Sunday, vendors will set up along U.S. 68 from Maysville to Paris, Tenn., but not Lexington. (400mile.com)
School's (finally) out, Class of 2014 graduates
Because of snow days, the last day of school at Fayette County Public Schools is a bit later than normal. So are graduation ceremonies (all at Rupp Arena) for the city's five high schools. Here's the schedule:
Friday: 4 p.m., Lafayette; 7 p.m., Paul Laurence Dunbar.
Saturday: 10 a.m., Tates Creek; 1 p.m., Bryan Station; 4 p.m., Henry Clay.
Will we have a Triple Crown winner?
California Chrome is the 34th horse to win the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes. He'll try to become only the 12th to take the Triple Crown — and the first since Affirmed 36 years ago — by winning the Belmont Stakes. (6:52 p.m. NBC-18)
Get in the swing with a dance downtown
Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza, 120 North Limestone, will be filled from 7 to 11 p.m. as people jump, jive and wail at Swingin' on Short. Arthur Murray and the Hepcats will provide free lessons; a street dance with live music will follow, with a dance contest during intermission. (Luv2swingdance.com)