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Boone Center Grill
Boone Center Grill

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 5, 2017) -- July is Happy Month at the University of Kentucky Hilary J. Boone Center

All of campus is invited for heavy appetizers and drinks on the Boone Center Terrace, Monday through Friday from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., beginning Thursday, July 6, and ending Monday, July 31. 

The cost is $6 per plate; drinks are an additional cost. The happy hour menu for July 6 through July 13 is three bean salad, Southern fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, Southern style green beans and mini apple turnovers. 

For more information, call 859.257.1133, email or visit the social media sites on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. 

For members this month, Third Sunday Brunch will be hosted at the club.  The cost is $18.00++ per person, $7.50++ for ages 5 to 10, and age 4 and under dine free.  Menu offerings are:   fresh fruit display; superfood salad with baby kale, heirloom carrots, dried fruits, red onion, pumpkin seeds, edamame, grape tomato and a light balsamic vinaigrette; cornmeal crusted catfish with Cajun remoulade; mojo marinated pork tenderloin with guava barbeque; roast garlic and chive mashed potatoes; sautéed sugar snap peas with Fresno chilies and fresh mint; quiche Lorraine; chocolate chip pecan pancakes with local maple syrup; apple wood bacon/sausage; potatoes O’ Brien; and Beth’s dessert display.

Also for members, the annual lobster boil will be from 5  to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 27.  The cost is $42, and the menu includes:  oysters on the half shell shucked to order; shrimp cocktail with spicy horseradish cocktail sauce and lemon; Manhattan clam chowder; Kentucky bibb salad with grilled peaches, blackberries, Benton’s bacon, figs, manchego, and black pepper-honey vinaigrette; lobsters poached in a court bouillon; boiled new potatoes with butter and herbs; corn on the cob lightly caramelized on the grill with basil butter; Southern style green beans with country ham and sweet onions; strawberry shortcakes and bread pudding with Kentucky bourbon sauce.

For more information, call 859-257-1133 or email

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