Fayette County

The week ahead: events to watch out for Nov. 10-16

Mildred Bailey, left, and Sandra "Cissy" Williams lit their candles during the National Commemorative Candle Lighting Service for Alzheimer's disease victims and caregivers at Lexington's Pilgrim Baptist Church on Sunday.
Mildred Bailey, left, and Sandra "Cissy" Williams lit their candles during the National Commemorative Candle Lighting Service for Alzheimer's disease victims and caregivers at Lexington's Pilgrim Baptist Church on Sunday.

Monday

Leaves begone

Lexington begins its long goodbye to autumn with the start of the annual residential leaf-collection program. The process is expected to take until Dec. 19. To see when collection is to start in your area, go to Lexingtonky.gov/leaves.

TGIFriday

More like TGIBasketball season!

Men: We finally get to see the much-hyped University of Kentucky men's team in real game action. Grand Canyon visits Rupp Arena as part of the Cawood Ledford Classic at 8 p.m. (SEC Network)

Women: The 11th-ranked Cats tune up for next week's battle with No. 8 Baylor by taking on Appalachian State at 7 p.m. at Memorial Coliseum. (SEC Plus)

'Elf the Musical'

Buddy and his pals make a visit to the Lexington Opera House, 401 West Short Street. Show times are 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 1 and 6 p.m. Sunday. ($30-$120; Lexingtonoperahouse.com)

Saturday

Who's in the mood for a good book?

The state's premier literary event, the Kentucky Book Fair, will feature more than 150 national, regional and local authors. It's 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Frankfort Convention Center. Admission is free. (Kybookfair.blogspot.com)

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