Program Schedule

Program Schedule

Friday, January 19, 2018

Ladies Night Out! with special guest Crystal Wilkinson

Ladies Night Out! was launched in 2015 as a program to inspire women, specifically women of color in the Lexington-Bluegrass Region—and across the commonwealth of Kentuckyto take action when it comes to their health and wellness.  A book reading and signing, food and beverage tasting as well as a vendor expo highlight an experience that is exciting, fun and unique!

National award-winning author, poet and educator Crystal Wilkinson will be the featured special guest for this 4th annual soirée, which convenes from 7:30 PM to 11:00 PM in the Embassy Suites by Hilton's Coldstream Ballroom.  

Saturday, January 20, 2018

25th Anniversary African American Ball "Black Tie Gala"

The African American Ball (AAB)  Black Tie Gala is one (1) of the premier arts & cultural galas held annually in the commonwealth of Kentucky that celebrates the African American Experience. From 7:30 PM to 1:00 AM attendees are treated to an incomparable presentation of art, culture, entertainment, music, dancing, fashion and fellowship—all in an elegant formal atmosphere that makes the AAB truly a unique and memorable experience.


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