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October 2019

Henry Clay’s Hemp Social

October 17, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate, 120 Sycamore Road
Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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$25

Hemp was a lucrative crop for Clay and more recently, Kentucky led the charge in legalizing its production. This year, our event takes on a new theme! We'll feature a hemp-themed cocktails/mocktails competition, hemp vendors and a Silent Auction! Tickets are $25 in advance and $35 at the door. Purchase tickets and participate in the Silent Auction at hempsocial.givesmart.com.  

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November 2019

Adopt-A-Tree & Fall Clean-Up

November 2, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate, 120 Sycamore Road
Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Pick up sticks, weed, and mulch with community volunteers as you help preserve our Arboretum. Adopt a tree as a holiday gift, in honor or in memory of someone special to you. The Clean-Up day is a free event, but Adopt-A-Trees range from $200-$700. 9:00 am- Noon. Image courtesy of Bob Willcutt.

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December 2019

Story Circle–PJ Polar Express

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate, 120 Sycamore Road
Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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$8

Get into the Christmas spirit with PJ Polar Express at Ashland! Our last Story Circle of the year will meet in our Keeper's Cottage and will feature the Polar Express. So, wear your PJs and get ready for festive holiday fun. Admission includes snack, gift, and unique photo opportunity with Santa himself! $8 per child. Purchase tickets by clicking here!

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Wreath Workshop 1:30-SOLD OUT

December 7, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
$35

A reusable wreath is practical, but decorating the real thing is a fun and fragrant activity where your creation can "spruce" up yours or a friend's front door, a nursing home, shelter or fire station. Gather friends and family for this fun holiday activity, sure to bring joy to someone's door! Workshop is in the Keeper's Cottage. $35 includes 20" Fraser Fir wreath, decorations, instruction and hot cider. Limit of 10. Purchase your tickets by clicking here! Sponsors: Hillenmeyers, Barrett…

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Wreath Workshop 3:00-SOLD OUT

December 7, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate, 120 Sycamore Road
Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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$35

A reusable wreath is practical, but decorating the real thing is a fun and fragrant activity where your creation can "spruce" up yours or a friend's front door, a nursing home, shelter or fire station. Gather friends and family for this fun holiday activity, sure to bring joy to someone's door! Workshop is in the Keeper's Cottage. $35 includes 20" Fraser Fir wreath, decorations, instruction and hot cider. Limit of 10. Purchase your tickets by clicking here! Sponsors: Hillenmeyers, Barrett…

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Ashland Illumination-Free!

December 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate, 120 Sycamore Road
Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Join the festivities and carolers at 5:15 pm, then we'll do the annual Illumination of our Christmas lights at 5:30 pm. The caroling and Illumination are free!  

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Candlelight Tour Dec. 7th

December 7, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate, 120 Sycamore Road
Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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$10 – $18

Enjoy Ashland's 2019 Candlelight Tour theme of Christmas Lights and Inaugural Balls! Each room will be decorated in a red, white, and silver color theme and inaugural gowns from Kentucky's First Ladies and one Governor, Martha Lane Collins, will be on display. Explore the house at your leisure by 'candlelight.' Docents will be in each room to answer questions. This is a great family outing opportunity! Stay as long or as short of a time as you like. The crowds…

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Candlelight Tour Dec. 12th

December 12, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate, 120 Sycamore Road
Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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$10 – $18

Enjoy Ashland's 2019 Candlelight Tour theme of Christmas Lights and Inaugural Balls! Each room will be decorated in a red, white, and silver color theme and inaugural gowns from Kentucky's First Ladies and one Governor, Martha Lane Collins, will be on display. Explore the house at your leisure by 'candlelight.' Docents will be in each room to answer questions. This is a great family outing opportunity! Stay as long or as short of a time as you like. The crowds…

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Candlelight Tour Dec. 14th

December 14, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate, 120 Sycamore Road
Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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$10 – $18

Enjoy Ashland's 2019 Candlelight Tour theme of Christmas Lights and Inaugural Balls! Each room will be decorated in a red, white, and silver color theme and inaugural gowns from Kentucky's First Ladies and one Governor, Martha Lane Collins, will be on display. Explore the house at your leisure by 'candlelight.' Docents will be in each room to answer questions. This is a great family outing opportunity! Stay as long or as short of a time as you like. The crowds…

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March 2020

Opening Day 2020

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate, 120 Sycamore Road
Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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On March 3rd, 2020 we will open again on our regular tour schedule! Join us for our newly revamped Signature Henry Clay Tour, Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00-4:00 on the hour or our Women's Voices tour Friday and Saturday at 2:30. Our new tour for 2020 is Traces: Slavery at Ashland, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12:05. Come and experience a new tour this year and all that Ashland has to offer!

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