Harriett Hendren, Lexington Herald-Leader

Harriett Hendren

Lexington Herald-Leader

Lexington, KY, United States

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Past articles by Harriett:

From Roots & Heritage to the Woolly Worm: Kentucky fall festivals you don’t want to miss

Whether you’re into bourbon and fried chicken or art and live music, there’s a festival somewhere in Kentucky that has what you’re looking for. We’ve gathered a list of events including the World Chicken Festival in London and Ham Days in Marion County. → Read More

Dogs strut their stuff at this annual competition

More than 1,000 breeds will compete in events including dock diving and lure coursing. Visitors get a chance to see a variety of breeds and talk to handlers at a family-friendly Meet the Breeds event on Saturday. → Read More

They’re shutting down the avenue for this street fair of food, drinks and music

The Chevy Chase Street Fair is Saturday on the 800 block of Euclid Avenue. Lil’ Lambs Closet is this weekend at Centenary United Methodist Church, and Logan’s is having a sale. → Read More

Grab a bike, dress in your fab-four best and join this party on wheels

The theme to this year’s Bike Prom is “Sgt. Peppers” and participants are invited to dress their “fab-four best” for this annual fundraiser hosted by the Living Arts and Science Center. The event include games, music and an after party. → Read More

Gucci and snacks? This new outlet store offers a bit of both.

Backstage is a new concept at Macy’s at Fayette Mall. It’s a store within a store and offers discounts on a range of merchandise including shoes, men’s and women’s apparel, home decor, and jewelry. The grand opening is Saturday. → Read More

The new Nike Kentucky shoe has dropped. Because you can never have enough Wildcat gear.

Nike introduced its newest Kentucky shoe on Monday. The UK-blue shoes feature a UK emblem along the side, a black Nike swoosh at the sole and Kentucky-branded details along the front and at the laces. → Read More

Between bites you can do a little shopping at Crave Food and Music Festival

Shop Local Kentucky will have a pop-up shop at Crave at Masterson Station Park. The shop will offer original food-inspired designs only available at the two-day festival. There will be giveaways and exclusives, too. Shirts are $25. → Read More

Online retail giant to open outlet in Northern Kentucky

Wayfair will open an outlet in Florence in the fall. The company offers home goods and accessories at its online store. It already operates a huge distribution center in Northern Kentucky in Erlanger. → Read More

Pointe shoes and tutus optional: Ballet is back at Woodland Park

Ballet Under the Stars features members of the Kentucky Ballet Theatre and a pre-show production of ‘The Wizard of Oz’ by young area dancers. Children are invited to a special tea party before the show. Bring a chair or blanket for seating. → Read More

The bargains go on for miles and miles and miles at this multi-state sale

When’s the 127 yeard sale? → Read More

Get your knives and forks ready. Crave is coming this week.

Sample food and drinks from local chefs at Crave at Masterson Station Park. Riders in the Sky perform at the Castle in Versailles. Fairway Flicks will present an outdoor screening of ‘Happy Gilmore.’ → Read More

Small town celebrates midsummer night with shopping, dining, music event

Midsummer Nights in Midway, from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday, features downtown shops, businesses, and vendors. → Read More

Royal visit bestows secrets of traditional art to summer school students

The Royal School of Needlework visited Sayre School to teach the traditional techniques of embroidery. Students from around the country learned assorted stitches from RSN tutors. It was the largest summer school ever taught by the RSN in the United States. → Read More

6 things to do this weekend in Lexington

WWE superstars roll into Rupp Arena on Saturday, Chrs Redd of ‘Saturday Night Live’ headlines at Comedy Off Broadway, and classic cars are on display at the Keeneland Concours d’Elegance. → Read More

Neighboring stores celebrate anniversaries with treats, specials, in-store discounts

Coffee Times and Street Scene will celebrate anniversaries on Saturday. The stores are next-door neighbors on Regency Road. Shoppers will find discounts and treats including drink specials. → Read More

This popular department store is bringing outlet shopping to Fayette Mall

Macy’s plans to open Backstage in August. The store-within-a-store will be located on the third floor inside the department store. It will offer discounts on apparel, jewelry, home decor, and cosmetics. It’s the first Backstage for Kentucky. → Read More

This can't-miss craft show is back for its 37th year. We have the details.

The 37th annual Berea Craft Show is this weekend. The event includes artists, live music and food. You'll find jewelry, woodwork and paintings. → Read More

Longtime Lexington retailer is moving to Lexington Green

Logan's of Lexington has been in business since 1964 and offers men's apparel and accessories. The store is moving next to Chico's at Lexington Green from Tates Creek Centre, where it's been located since 1992. → Read More

Here's where to find July 4th fireworks and celebrations in the Bluegrass

Area fireworks include Lexington's show at 10 p.m. July 4 at the Lexington Financial Center on Main Street. Start your celebration early with the Great American Pie Contest and Ice Cream Social on July 3. → Read More

Want to show your pride? Here's where to find the latest Pride Festival merchandise.

The Lexington Pride Fest on Saturday offers new Pride merchandise including tees, pins, and patches. The Royal School of Needlepoint is coming to Lexington. Shops and vendors will open late for Midsummer Nights in Midway. → Read More