Calendar of Events

August 20th–Adopt a Tree
5:30-7:30

Arborist, Dave Leonard, has identified 50 trees that require care. By adopting a tree you will provide the resources necessary to maintain that particular tree while enabling us to preserve and protect Ashland’s “pleasure grounds” that Henry so deeply loved. A gift of $50-$1,000 will enable us to preserve the grounds of Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate, Kentucky’s first National Historic Landmark.

August 20th–Cottage Concert
6:30

The Chamber Festival of Lexington opens its ninth season with a Cottage Concert at Ashland featuring the Chamber Festival’s Ensemble-in-Residence, energetic wind quintet, WindSync. Food, beer, and bourbon available for purchase. Please bring your own lawn chair or blanket. Concert: free.

 

August 30th–4th Annual Croquet Tournament
1:00-5:00

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Step back in time to the tune of croquet, music, food, and fun for Ashland Estate’s 4th Annual Croquet Tournament. Spend the afternoon playing croquet in your best summer whites for a chance at the tournament trophy! Teams of two: $50. You may register here or by calling 859-266-8581.

 

 

 

 

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