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Spring Silver Restoration Event

Posted March 9, 2017
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Summer Solstice event at the Governor's Mansion

Posted June 23, 2014
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Images from our Holiday Open House & Tea With Lord Wedgwood

Posted November 11, 2013
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The Welcoming House Book Signing at LVH Friday, October 18 4-7pm

Posted October 4, 2013
Join us on Friday, October 18 as we celebrate the publication of The Welcoming House: The Art of Gracious Living. Meet the designers, Jane Schwab and Cindy Smith, who will be signing their fabulous book from 4-7pm. In The Welcoming House, Schwab and Smith present beautifully arranged interiors in which the trademarks of their style - subtle color palettes, graceful furniture, an emphasis on comfort and entertaining - harmoniz... read more

Silver Restoration Event August 29th & 30th

Posted August 26, 2013
Thursday, August 29 10-5pm Friday, August 30 10-4pm Come in to L.V. Harkness for our Silver Restoration Event and bring your silver, brass, copper, nickel, and gold to be professionally restored. Silver experts will be available and appointments are accepted, call 859-225-7474.... read more

Summer Sale May 17th, and 18th

Posted May 9, 2013
Join us on Friday and Saturday, May 17th and 18th for our annual summer sale. All sale items will be marked down 75% for these two days ONLY! Shop early so you don't miss out on the great selection of items we will have available. Hours for the summer sale are: 10-6pm Friday May 17th; 10-5pm Saturday May 18th. The sale will be held in our newly renovated corporate and trophy showroom located at the far end of the parking lot in... read more

Monica Rich Kosann Trunk Show

Posted April 26, 2013
Join us on Tuesday and Wednesday, May  7th and 8th for a trunk show featuring the beautiful jewelry of Monica Rich Kosann. Every woman has a story to tell and Monica's jewelry preserves those memories with classically styled charmed bracelets, necklaces and lockets. A locket holds a unique moment and a charm bracelet celebrates a special story in a woman's life. Yo... read more

Silver Restoration Event

Posted April 15, 2013
Thursday, April 18 - 10 to 5 Friday, April 19 - 10 to 4 Come in to L.V. Harkness for our Silver Restoration Event and bring your silver, brass, copper, nickel, and gold to be professionally restored. Silver experts will be available and appointments are accepted, call 859-225-7474.... read more

Garnier-Thiebaut Event at LVH April 11, 10am-7pm

Posted March 29, 2013
Join us on April 11th from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.  for an event with Garnier-Thiebaut, premier French linen designer, celebrating their 180th year in existence. Come and see a demonstration of their revolutionary Green Sweet stain and spill resistant table linens. Enjoy a 20% discount on all Garnier-Thiebaut purchases during the event and a special gift with Garnier-Thiebaut purchases of $200 or more. If you are unfamilia... read more

Trunk Show with Links of London Jewelry

Posted December 11, 2012
This Sunday, December 16, from 1-3:30 p.m. L.V. Harkness will host a trunk show with the world renown Links of London jewelry. This fashionable jewelry has achieved royal status being worn by the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton. Come be dazzled at the Links of London trunk show.... read more

Men's Night Out

Posted December 5, 2012
Join us at L.V. Harkness for Men's Night Out on Tuesday, December 11 from 4-7p.m. Come enjoy a bourbon tasting with Buffalo Trace and meet famed Keeneland artist Peter Williams as he signs his new book. You can also browse the store for great gift ideas including special selections from ... read more

Peter Williams Talks About His Artistic Process

Posted November 30, 2012
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Holiday Events

Posted November 27, 2012
We have some fantastic events coming up in the month of December starting with a Men's Night Out on Tuesday, December 11 from 4-7p.m. Come enjoy a bourbon tasting with Buffalo Trace and meet famed Keeneland artist Peter Williams as he signs his new book. You can also browse the store for great gift ideas including special selections from Monica Rich Kosann jewelry. There will be ... read more

Holiday Open House 2012 Images

Posted November 16, 2012
Last night a festive atmosphere greeted those in attendance for our annual Holiday Open House. Enjoy some images from all the fun!... read more

Holiday Open House Thursday, November 15

Posted November 13, 2012
Join L.V. Harkness for our annual Holiday Open House this Thursday, November 15, 6-8:30 p.m. The store has been transformed into a winter wonderland and we have many wonderful new gift options for both men and women. Get a head start on your holiday shopping while enjoying all the festivities of this wonderful event. R.S.V.P. to Joan at L.V. Harkness 859-225-7474... read more

Photos from The Beaufort Bonnet Company Fashion Show

Posted November 1, 2012
This morning L.V. Harkness hosted The Beaufort Bonnet Company fashion show. Check out photos of the pint sized models wearing these fantastic bonnets and outfits:... read more

The Beaufort Bonnet Company Fashion Show

Posted October 24, 2012
Join us on Thursday, November 1 from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm for a fashion showcase of our newest line, The Beaufort Bonnet Company. These adorable items are for the smallest of the fashion conscious and designed to be tasteful and timeless. For more information, please call the store (859)-225-7474. To RSVP ask for Mindy, or e-mail mindy@lvharkness.com.... read more

L.V. Harkness Fall Festivities

Posted October 6, 2012
Join us for Fall Festivities on Saturday, October 13 from 10 am - 2pm and enjoy a tour of the brand new rooftop vegetable garden with designer Jon Carloftis; taste the culinary delights of Christopher Hirsheimer as she signs her latest book, Canal House Cooks Every Day; and try on the newest jewelry from the Monica Rich Kosann collection.... read more

Riedel Wine Tasting Event 2012 Images

Posted October 5, 2012
Maximilian Riedel, 11th generation of the glassmaking dynasty, thrilled those in attendance for last night's event with a presentation that was part education on the science of wine, and part David Copperfield-esque illusion of the senses. Maximilian kept the crowd on the edge of their seats waiting to see and taste what wonder would be revealed next. Below are images from this standing room only event.... read more

Maximilian Riedel on Choosing the Right Wine Glasses

Posted September 20, 2012
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Join us for Wine Tasting with Maximilian Riedel

Posted September 5, 2012
Discover the effect of shape and size on the perception of wine. Join L.V. Harkness & Co. for Wine Tasting at The Signature Club of Lansdowne wi... read more

Silver Restoration Event 2012

Posted July 20, 2012
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Gettin' Ready for the Flag Day Celebration

Posted June 7, 2012
With plans firmly in place, the crew is prepping the store and anxiously awaiting one of our biggest in-store events. So be sure to mark your calendars, set a reminder on your phone and come on down for some great live music, beer, wine, and delicious barbecue (all the trappings of a great American party). Brother Barrett and the Barrows will bring the tunes, Jamie Nicholson will be pulling double duty as a member of the band and author signin... read more

Concert and Celebration with Juliska, June 14 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Posted June 1, 2012
Join L.V. Harkness for a relaxed Flag Day celebration with Juliska. Treat yourself to delicious barbecue, beer and wine while enjoying a live musical performance by Brother Barrett and the Barrows. You will also have the opportunity to meet author Jamie Nicholson as he signs his new book "The Kentucky Derby". Visit L.V. Harkness during the entire month of June to take part in these special offers: -Free gift with a Ju... read more

Silver Restoration Event

Posted March 14, 2012
Thursday, March 29 - 10 to 5 Friday, March 30 - 10 to 4 Come in to L.V. Harkness for our Silver Restoration Event and bring your silver, brass, copper, nickel, and gold to be professionally restored. Silver experts will be available and appointments are accepted, call 859-225-7474.... read more

Holiday Open House 2011

Posted November 14, 2011
Thanks to all who came out to our Holiday Open House. We hope you all had as good a time as we did. See you next year!... read more

Cocktails with Carleton

Posted October 5, 2011
Charmed by Lexington earlier this year, designer Carleton Varney will be visiting again. A past featured speaker at the Blue Grass Trust's 14th Annual Antiques and Garden Show in March 2011, Mr. Varney has a new book out, titled Mr. Color: The Greenbrier and Other Decorating Adventures. He will be at L.V. Harkness  on October 13, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. Carleton Varney is the pre... read more

The Printery Trunk Show

Posted September 22, 2011
Back in March we launched our new stationery lines and custom printing services. We are still going strong and loving every minute of it. If you haven't made it in yet, we have the perfect excuse for you to take a peek. On Wednesday, September 28th we are hosting a trunk show featuring The Printery. The Printery is a New York Times favorite, based out of Oyster Bay, New York. They are known for their brilliant color combinatio... read more

Keep Your Treasures Beautiful

Posted August 5, 2011
Thursday, August 25th from 10am to 5pm Friday, August 26th from 10am to 4pm Restoration Experts from Cincinnati Plating & Repair Company and Old World Restorations are coming to Lexington. Bring in your silver, brass, copper, pewter nickel, gold, paintings, frames, documents, photographs, ceramics, sculpture and... read more

The Royal Wedding Party

Posted April 29, 2011
4 a.m. is a wee bit early for some folks. Don't tell that to the 35 people who came to L.V. Harkness to watch The Royal Wedding this morning. There was a great turnout, including two writers from England. Thank you to everyone who showed up! Read the Herald-Leader coverage... read more

Lovebirds William & Kate

Posted April 27, 2011
Do you plan on waking up early to watch The Royal Wedding of Prince William & Catherine Middleton? Watch it with us here at L.V. Harkness! April 29, 2011 • 4:00 a.m. • 531 West Short Street ... read more

Don't Follow the Same Old Pattern

Posted January 24, 2011
L.V. Harkness will be holding small cocktail buffets by request to show you what can be done with your existing dinnerware pattern. We know most of you enjoy entertaining but might be tired of using the same table settings. Or maybe you have always been interested in throwing a dinner party but you feel like your dinnerware might be out of style. Purchasing brand new place settings can be expensive, but we have a creative alternative to ... read more

L.V. Harkness at WEG 2010

Posted December 10, 2010
2010 has been a big year for L.V. Harkness. Since the announcement four year ago that the world would descend on Lexington in the Autumn of 2010, L.V. Harkness has been hard at work preparing for our involvement. Meg Jewett and her staff developed the unbelievably beautiful team and individual trophies with some of the world's finest artisans, and we are pleased to say that they were extremely well-received. In addition to the trophi... read more

Holiday Open House 2010

Posted November 19, 2010
Thanks to all who came out to our Holiday Open House. We hope you all had as good a time as we did. See you next year!... read more

Cocktails with Pamela Ferrari

Posted November 10, 2010
November 17th | 5:00 p.m. at L.V. Harkness 531 West Short St., Lexington Join us for cocktails with East Hampton's famed fabric designer Pamela Ferrari. Be the first to see her exclusive fabrics, unique to Central Kentucky. Bring a friend! R.S.V.P to Sue Ann at 866-225-7474 by November 15th.   ... read more

Horsetails 2010 at L.V. Harkness

Posted May 11, 2010
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LVH at 2010 Decorator's Showcase

Posted May 10, 2010
The Interior Design team of L.V. Harkness was proud to design the Dining Room of GlenLary Farm as part of the 2010 Decorator's Showcase. The Showcase ends on May 16, so hurry out there if you would like to tour the historic home! Tour tickets are $15 and proceeds benefit ... read more

Jon Carloftis Day

Posted May 7, 2010
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Photos from Riedel Wine Tasting

Posted April 19, 2010
We have a confession to make; we weren't using our spit cups (despite what Maximilian told us). Why waste wine, right? Those who attended the wine tasting truly gained an understanding of how the shape of a wine glass affects the taste of wine. Photographs courtesy of topsinlex.com. To view all of this event's photographs please visit the gallery... read more

Art, Antique & Silver Restoration Event

Posted March 3, 2010
Thursday, March 11th from 10am to 5pm Friday, March 12th from 10am to 4pm Restoration Experts from Cincinnati Plating & Repair Company and Old World Restorations are coming to Lexington. Bring in your silver, brass, copper, pewter nickel, gold, paintings, frames, documents, photographs, ceramics, sculpture and crystal fo... read more

A Night of Literary Feasts 2010

Posted January 14, 2010
Another New Year is upon us. This year choose a resolution that’s enjoyable and resolve to read more. Make sure to start with the books featured in this year’s Night of Literary Feasts. A Night of Literary Feasts is a fundraiser benefiting the Lexington Public Library Foundation. Thirteen notable authors will be attending as Literary Guests of Honor. The Literary Feasts will kick off with a cocktail reception held a... read more

Kentucky Mansion Celebration

Posted October 25, 2009
The Kentucky Mansion Celebration successfully revitalized the historic Old Governor's Mansion. Participants in this project volunteered their skills and talents to redecorate history in the nation's oldest official executive residence. L.V. Harkness was proud to take part in the project, and store owner Meg Jewett spearheaded the project, along with First Lady Jane Beshear. The talents of the participants were showcased, following a week-long ... read more

Autumn Celebration

Posted October 10, 2009
October gives a party; the leaves by hundreds will come— The Chestnuts, Oaks & Maples, and leaves of every one. L.V. Harkness will spread a carpet, and all will be grand. William Yeoward will lead the dancing, Sandra Jordan the band. The Meissen will come in yellow, Dempsey & Carroll in crimson dress; The dashing Grainger McKoy, in gold will look his best. In the halls... read more




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