On Saturday, December 8, 2012, the 7th Annual YMCA Christmas Ball was held at the Frankfort Convention Center. Hosting YMCA groups from all over the central Kentucky area, this event was FREE and open to all individuals with intellectual disabilities, their families, friends and chaperones. Live music combined with a large dance floor where individuals could throw down their best moves, provided for fun for eveyone. Volunteers from Western Hills helped with games, crafts, prizes, light refreshments. Santa Claus held a meet and greet with complimentary event photos provided.
The Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History held it annual “Saturday with Santa” on Saturday, December 8, 2012. Families were invited to bring their camera for a family picture with Santa. Kids were able to decorate sugar cookies and salt dough ornaments and light refreshments were served. The museum was open to explore the KHS exhibits and enjoy holiday shopping at Stewart Home School’s 1792 Store.
The Frankfort Jaycees Christmas Parade kicked off Saturday, December 8, 2012 in very wet, but rather mild weather. In spite of the damp conditions, a nice crowd showed up along the streets of downtown Frankfort to see the bands, floats and groups. The end of the parade was capped off by the Kentucky State University Band and Santa aboard the Downtown Frankfort Trolley. Candy was thrown to the kids and a good time was had by all!