Fayette County

The week ahead: events to watch out for Dec. 28-Jan. 3

New Years Day hike at McConnell Springs in Lexington, Jan. 1, 2015. McConnell Springs is the site where Lexington was founded.
New Years Day hike at McConnell Springs in Lexington, Jan. 1, 2015. McConnell Springs is the site where Lexington was founded. Herald-Leader

Wednesday

Garbage make-up day

Residents and businesses that normally are serviced on Friday will receive curbside pickup on Wednesday because of the New Year’s holiday. Thursday collection will follow the normal schedule.

 

Thursday

Last call for Southern Lights

Southern Lights, the four-mile holiday light display at the Kentucky Horse Park, closes for another season. Hours are 5:30 to 10 p.m. $15 for a carload. (Kyhorsepark.com)

 

Looking for a New Year’s Eve party?

Go to Calendar.kentucky.com and search for an event.

 

TGIFriday

Out partying too late? A good walk will help

Start 2016 on a healthy note with a New Year’s Day hike at McConnell Springs or Raven Run. The hikes are family friendly adventures designed for all ages. The McConnell Springs hike starts at 11 a.m.. while the one at Raven Run begins at 1 p.m. Free. (Mcconnellsprings.org, Ravenrun.org)

 

Saturday

Cats go after Rebels

SEC play begins for the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team when Mississippi visits Rupp Arena. All time, the Rebels have a 2-52 record versus the Cats in Lexington. (7 p.m., SEC Network)

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