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September 2020

Wedding

September 12, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate, 120 Sycamore Road
Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Private wedding will be going on in the afternoon/evening. The garden will be closed beginning at noon. The grounds will be open as usual from dawn to dusk. Photographers may use the rest of the property for shoots, but will not be allowed access to the garden after noon. Any grounds explorers are welcome, but please be respectful of the wedding party and keep to the periphery of the property. Questions? Contact Kate Heil--859-266-8581 ex. 204 or kheil@henryclay.org

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Wedding

September 26, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate, 120 Sycamore Road
Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Private wedding will be going on from 4:00 pm-8:00 pm. The house will be open for regular tours during the day (10:00-4:00) and the grounds will be open as usual from dawn to dusk. However, we ask that all photographers refrain from being on site during this private event. Any grounds explorers are welcome, but please be respectful of the wedding party and keep to the periphery of the property. Questions? Contact Kate Heil--859-266-8581 ex. 204 or kheil@henryclay.org

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October 2020

Wedding

October 10, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate, 120 Sycamore Road
Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Private wedding will be going on from 2:00 pm-6:00 pm. The house will be open for regular tours during the day (10:00-4:00) and the grounds will be open as usual from dawn to dusk. However, we ask that all photographers refrain from being on site during this private event. Any grounds explorers are welcome, but please be respectful of the wedding party and keep to the periphery of the property. Questions? Contact Kate Heil--859-266-8581 ex. 204 or kheil@henryclay.org

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Wedding

October 24, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate, 120 Sycamore Road
Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Private wedding will be going on in the afternoon/evening. The grounds will be open as usual from dawn to dusk. However, we ask that all photographers refrain from being on site during this private event. Any grounds explorers are welcome, but please be respectful of the wedding party and keep to the periphery of the property. Questions? Contact Kate Heil--859-266-8581 ex. 204 or kheil@henryclay.org

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April 2021

Spring Clean Up Day

April 17 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate, 120 Sycamore Road
Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Join us Saturday, April 17th from 9:00-1:00 as we clean up the grounds of Ashland! From mulching the paths, to picking up limbs and sticks, there is much to be done to keep Ashland looking its best. 9:00-9:15--Registration and Task Assignment 9:15-12:00--Clean Up 12:00-1:00--Optional Tree Tour of the grounds Some tools will be provided, but we encourage participants to bring their own tools and gloves. Masks will be required when registering, gathering in groups, and when entering any buildings. All…

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May 2021

Free Lecture: Jockeying for Position: Horseracing among the Early Washington Elite

May 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The elite of early Washington talked politics at the Jockey Club and horses in the U.S. Senate Chamber. The most famous horses in American history, like Secretariat and Man o’ War, are tied to some of the most famous men in American history. Join Tudor Place Curator Rob DeHart and Dr. Lindsey Apple, historian and member of the Advisory Board of Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate. They will discuss the early DC horse racing industry and correspondence between Tudor Place’s…

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June 2021

Estill Pennington Book Signing

June 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate, 120 Sycamore Road
Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Join us at Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate, for a book signing and visit with Kentucky native and Bourbon County resident, author Estill Curtis Pennington, on Thursday, June 17 from 5:30-7:00 pm. Gather under the tent by the Café and Smokehouse. The Café will be open serving snacks and offering a cash bar. Pennington’s masterwork Matthew Harris Jouett, 1788-1827, His Life and Work--the definitive book on this famous Kentucky artist, will be available for purchase at $50 with all proceeds…

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Lawn Party

June 26 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate, 120 Sycamore Road
Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Summer's Best Party returns on June 26, 2021. Save the date! More information coming soon on our Lawn Party event page.

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July 2021

Taste of History-Traces Virtual Tour

July 27 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Ashland is pleased to participate in the Lombard Historical Society's (Lombard, IL) Taste of History Event Series. Museums from across the country and the world come together virtually to share a taste of their unique stories! Travel to these places and learn from the comfort of your own home. Join us for a 45-minutes tour Tuesday evening July 27th at 7:30/6:30c PM* Manager of Education, Brenna Pye, will lead a 30 minute Traces: Slavery at Ashland tour followed by 15…

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October 2021

Fall Clean Up Day

October 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate, 120 Sycamore Road
Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Fall Clean Up Day, Saturday October 9th, 9:00 am- 12:00 noon. Bring your gardening tools--loppers, pruning shears, rakes, etc. and help us keep Ashland looking its best this fall! We will provide the yard waste bags, gloves, and pizza.

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