Fayette County

The week ahead: events to watch out for Jan. 18-24

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray will give his 2016 State of the City Address Tuesday.
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray will give his 2016 State of the City Address Tuesday. Herald-Leader

Monday

Martin Luther King Day Events

▪  6:30 a.m. Unity Breakfast. Sold out. (Lexingtonalpha.org)

▪  10 a.m. Freedom March. Free.

▪  11 a.m. Commemorative program featuring actor Danny Glover. Free.

All events at Lexington Convention Center, 430 W. Vine St., Lexington. (www.uky.edu/mlk).

 

Tuesday

Time to hear from the mayor

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray will give his State of the City address at 11:30 a.m. in the Bluegrass Ballroom of the Lexington Center, 430 West Vine Street. Check Kentucky.com for updates and follow @HLcityhall on Twitter.

 

TGIFriday

Billy Gibbons and the BFGs

ZZ Top guitarist Billy Gibbons performs at 7:30 p.m. at the Lexington Opera House, 401 West Short Street, as part of the Troubadour Concert Series. Tyler Bryant and The Shakedown also will play. Tickets are $65.50. (Lexingtonoperahouse.com)

 

Saturday

23rd annual African American Ball

“Happy feelings in the air …” is the theme this year for the African American Forum Inc.’s signature event. (7:30 p.m., Embassy Suites. $35-$150. Aafinc.com)

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