Attend an Event to Fight Cancer

Join your neighbors and people who care about defeating cancer in Kentucky at one of our signature events. You’ll make a difference while enjoying the things you love.

Explore the Events Calendar

We’d love to see you and your family at one of our events! From casual to glamorous, UK Markey hosts a variety of events to fund the fight against cancer. Explore our calendar to find an activity that fits your style and your schedule.

21
Aug

A Brilliant Night in the Bluegrass – Markey’s Annual Golf Dinner and Calcutta

While the Markey Golf Classic has become one of the premier golf outings in the Bluegrass, our annual dinner, live auction and Calcutta auction, taking place the Saturday prior, has become an event all its…

23
Aug

17th Annual Markey Golf Classic

Now in its 17th year, the Markey Golf Classic is one of the Commonwealth’s premier charity golf tournaments and has raised over $4 million dollars for cancer research in support of the University of Kentucky…

09
Sep

Evening in the Gardens

Evening in the Gardens is a beautiful event held the night before the Bluegrass International Cup and offers a wonderful time featuring gourmet food, signature cocktails, and an exciting live auction. 

10
Sep

The Bluegrass International Cup

The Bluegrass International Cup is annual event that benefits both the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Foundation and the Fayette Alliance Foundation.

20
Sep

4th Annual Big Blue Cancer Blast

The 4th Annual Dupree Financial Big Blue Cancer Blast will take place on Monday, September 20 2021 and will again be held at the Blue Grass Sportsmen's League, a beautiful  1,400 acre facility just south…

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