UK Happenings

UK, UCLA Fans to Meet in New Orleans

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 20, 2017) Join fellow University of Kentucky alumni and fans in New Orleans for a weekend of celebrations before Kentucky takes on University of California, Los Angeles, in the CBS Sports Classic.

The New Orleans UK Alumni Club and the UK Alumni Association are hosting a happy hour 5-7 p.m. CST Friday, Dec. 22, at Kenton’s, located at 5757 Magazine St., Suite A. Stay for dinner and enjoy a menu of smoked, grilled and charred flavors that have an affinity for bourbon. To make a dinner reservation, click here. Please state in your reservation that you are with the University of Kentucky group. After dinner, if you would like to experience the New Orleans nightlife with fellow UK fans, head over to Razzoos, at 511 Bourbon St.

On Saturday, Dec. 23, Company Burger, at 611 O’Keefe Ave., will be the official meeting spot for UK fans on game day starting at 11 a.m. CST. Company Burger will have several special bourbon drinks for UK fans to enjoy before heading to Smoothie King Arena, just a 10-minute walk away. Kentucky takes on UCLA 3 p.m. CST.

The UK Alumni Association is a membership supported organization committed to fostering lifelong engagement among alumni, friends, the association and the university. For more information about the UK Alumni Association or to become a member, visit or call 1-800-269-2586.

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