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Looking for something to do this Fall Weekend in Frankfort?  Then check out what’s going on here at Capital Living…Be sure to check out the new Capital Living Events Calendar on the Facebook Fan Page!!!  Click HERE to see events easily through Facebook.

Thursday, October 31, 2013

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*** PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT ***

*** Due to impending severe weather, Trick-or-Treating hours for Frankfort have been POSTPONED until Friday, November 1st, from 6 – 8 pm. ***

7:00 am – Sellout – Farmers Market, located on Wilkerson Blvd!

Tea Tasting, featuring strawberry kiwi tea, Irish Sea Celtic Shop, 333 W Broadway. All ages welcome. Info: 223-9946

4:00-7:00 pm – Wine Tasting at Capital Cellars, complimentary and open to the public, 227 W Broadway. Info: 352-2600.  Don’t forget  LUNCH at Capital Cellars, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. daily. Serving sandwiches, salads and homemade soups!

6:00 – 8:00 pm – KSP Headquarters, Safe Trick or Treat, Your little super heroes, princesses and tiny goblins drive from one Treat House to the next collecting goodies in a safe and friendly environment where all candy has been been pre-screened.

It’s FREE, open to the community and brought to you in part by:
Frankfort Parks and Recreation
Robinson Oil Company, Inc
Miguel’s Restaurant
Fit-Time for Women
Capitol Auto Park
Habitat for Humanity – Shelby County, KY
Bill McCoy Insurance
Graviss McDonald’s
Sturm Insurance Agency
Commonwealth Credit Union

6:30 – 7:30 pm – Genealogy Workshop: Creepy Family Stories, at the Martin F. Schmidt Library at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W Broadway. FREE workshop. Register at 564-1792 ext. 4460.

6:30 – 9:00 pm – Open Jam Session, at the Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe, 235 W Broadway. Info: https://www.facebook.com/kentuckycoffeetree

7:00 pm – Ghost Tour at Buffalo Trace Distillery, 113 Great Buffalo Trace, Reservations: 696-5926.

7:30 pm – Misery Manor, Greenfactory’s Misery Manor haunted house. IN YOUR FACE TERROR. 1008 Eagle Lake Dr, Lawrenceburg

Halloween Bash! Come on down for a howlingly good celebration for the grown-ups, Prizes for best couple, most original, scariest and sexiest costumes at The Dragon Pub, 103 W. Main St. Info: 875-9300

Halloween Party! Karaoke and  Video DJ, on the big screen TV’s! $1.50 jell-o shots at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559.

Friday, November 1, 2013

8:30 am – 2 pm – American Red CrossBlood Collections318 Washington St. Info: 223-1795.

9:00 am-5:00 pm –  New Leash on Life Thrift StoreShop for the Animals, 415 W Broadway. Many unique modern and vintage items for sale in a lovely setting. All proceeds benefit the Franklin County Humane Society. Info: 352-2229

10:00 am – 5:00 pm – The works of Diane Tesler, featuring new oils & gouache painting at Capital Gallery, 314 Lewis St. Tuesday- Saturday, Info: 223-2649

12:00 – 2:00 pm – Rhonda Gauthier Fine Art Gallery, Live music featuring Sammy Coulter, light jazz and love songs….saxophone and singing, Bring lunch and a friend or just stop by to enjoy the FREE show! 115 Bridge St. Info: 320-3856.

4:00 – 7:00 pm – Wine Tasting at Capital Cellars, complimentary and open to the public, 227 W Broadway. Info: 352-2600.  Don’t forget  LUNCH at Capital Cellars, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. daily. Serving sandwiches, salads and homemade soups!

5:00 – 9:00 pm – Elk Creek Vineyards and Winery, Live Music from LeeAnn O’Rourke.

5:30 – 8:30 pm – First Friday @ Kennydid, Meet Me in Midway for First Friday @ Kennydid! The featured photographic artist is Equine Photographer McKenzie J Arnold! McKenzie’s work showcases her love for horses as seen through her unique perspective! You will not be disappointed! Music by Chris Bowling! Hors d’Oeuvres!  137 E. Main St., nextdoor to the Grey Goose, Midway, KY

6:00 – 8:00 pm – Frankfort Trick-or-Treating

6:30 – 8:30 pm – Prodigy Vineyards & WineryLive Music for “Sip & Savor” Fridays, (502) 352-9400.

6:30 – 9:30 pm – Alton JamboreeEagle Lake Convention Center (In the Reception Hall), A country-Bluegra​ss band that includes music & dancing. Cost is $6 per person.

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7:00 pm – Piano Recital featuring Jae Won Kim and Mark Tollefsen, KSU Bradford Hall Auditorium, presented by the Frankfort Arts Foundation.

7:00 pm – Sixth Annual Halloween and Dia de Los Muertos, Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe. Live music by Stirfry, Bawk Bach Bagawk, Triceratops Jackson and KBER (Keeler, Brothwell, Ellis, Renshaw). Costume contest, a family friendly event. Each child that attends the party in costume will receive a special gift. Suggested $10 donation, all proceeds go to charity. 235 W Broadway, Info: 875-3009

7:00 pm – Ghost Tour at Buffalo Trace Distillery, 113 Great Buffalo Trace, Reservations: 696-5926

7:30 pm – Tin Can Buddha, The Grand Theatre, 308 St. Clair St. Info: 352-7469.

Joe Paynes Benefit/Halloween Party, With Karaoke and Live music from 6:00 p.m.- close, including Spook the Moose and an acoustic variety. at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559.

Saturday, November 2, 2013

7:00 am – Sellout – Farmers Market, located on Wilkerson Blvd!

8:30 am – Couch to 5K running group, Downtown Frankfort.  Contact Linda for more info at forword@fewpb.net

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9:00 am – 3:00 pm – Turkey Trot Vendor Shoppe, American Legion Frankfort Post 7, Come and shop some great local direct sale companies and many hand-made crafts and treats!! We will have Tupperware, Scentsy, Thirty-One, Just Jewelry, Pamper Chef, Avon, It Works, Oragami Owl, Leather crafts, Handmade fudge, hand-made wreaths and Christmas decor, bake sale and much more!!

9:00 am – 3:00 pm –  New Leash on Life Thrift StoreShop for the Animals, 415 W Broadway. Many unique modern and vintage items for sale in a lovely setting. All proceeds benefit the Franklin County Humane Society. Info: 352-2229

10:00 am – 4:00 pm – IDEALS for Families and Communities (306 W Main St, 5th floor) is offering  “Mastering the Magic of Play” workshop for parents.  This workshop is extremely helpful for parents with children who exhibit behavioral issues, anxiety, or tantrums, have   they been affected by transition, death of a loved one, divorce, or other life situations. We teach parents   how to help their children develop emotional and interpersonal skills   by spending even 30 minutes a week playing with each child in a special   way. For more information and registration, Click HERE Also, read our new post, “Alone Together- Competing with the Screen” HERE. THERE IS STILL ROOM, but HURRY!

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11:00 am – Ben Moore Tennis Courts Dedication, Panther Athletic Complex, Info: 502-875-8575

5:00 – 9:00 pm – Elk Creek Vineyards and Winery, Live Music from Jeff Thomas.

3rd  Annual Froggy 101.7 – 104.9 St. Jude Jam will be at The Grand Theatre, 308 St. Clair St.,  Featured artists: Josh Pruno, Greg Bates and Aly’An.  All proceeds benefit St Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Tickets are $5 and are available at Froggy Studios, 115 Main St. Tickets will also be available at the Grand the night of the Jam! Info: 875-110

7:00 pm – Ghost Tour at Buffalo Trace Distillery, 113 Great Buffalo Trace, Reservations: 696-5926

7:30 pm – Bluegrass Theatre Guild, 30 year Anniversary CelebrationFirst United Methodist Church, 211 Wapping St. The  program will include recognition of it’s founder, Sally Jump, and a   reunion chorus featuring some songs from the musicals performed by the   Guild in it’s thirty year history. Open to the public. Info: 223-PLAY

Live music featuring Baba Yaga and Triceratops Jackson at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559.

Sunday, November 3, 2013

10:30 am – “Sunday Funday Rides” hosted by Folkbike Recyclery and WalkBike Frankfort, meeting at the Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe, 235 W Broadway, Sunday mornings. There are two bicycle rides offered: one is a low  impact, family friendly, 5 mile cruiser ride around downtown, and the  other is a 10 mile novice, slow paced,  road bike ride. Helmets are  required, water bottles are strongly recommended, and the cost is FREE,  with social time afterwards at the Coffeetree Cafe. Kids are welcome on  the family rides with a responsible adult. Info: 330-8018

1:00 – 3:00 pm – Kentucky Coffeetree CafeThe Ridgewood Boys, 235 W Broadway St, Ridgewood Boys every Sunday

2:00 – 3:15 pm – Indian Still HuntFort Hill, ages 7 and up. Gather at the shelter, and after the Still Hunt, participants will return to a campfire to share their experience and drink hot chocolate. Dress warmly! FREE event sponsored by the Frankfort Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites. Info: 875-8575.

Monday, November 4, 2013

The Plaza Grill and DeliNow Open For Breakfast! 6:00-11:00 a.m. and serving lunch, 11:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m., located inside the Capital Plaza Hotel, 405 Wilkinson. Tina Emerick and the entire culinary team welcome you to see the new restaurant and try the great new menu! Info: www.capitalplazaky.com. 10%OFF for Government Employees, Active and Retired Military and Seniors 65+!

8:00 – 11:30 pm – The Brick AlleyKaraoke/DJ hosted by Tony and Meagan, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559

9:00 pm – 12:00 am – The Dragon PubKaraoke, 103 W Main St. Info: 875-9300.

UPCOMING EVENTS

The Woman’s Club of Frankfort is offering chances to win four tickets to the UK-Missouri gameon November 9 in Lexington, a parking pass in the red section, a Kentucky Gift basket that includes a $50.00 gift certificate for food and other goodies. The chances are $10.00 a piece; the drawing will be on November 4. All proceeds will go to the scholarship fund. Please contact Jane Wilson at jwilson216@msn.com or call 502-875-4997 to purchase chances.

Annual Holiday Bazaar & Chili Lunch, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 6, at First Christian Church, 316 Ann St. (Chili lunch served from 11:00-1:30 p.m.) Crafts. gourmet food table, boutique jewelry, antiques, collectibles, quilt raffle and more. Info: 223-2346.

Commonwealth Credit Union’s Candlelight Tour Weekend, November 7-10. What is your organization doing for Candlelight this year? Let DFI know at 223-2261 or info@downtownfrankfort.com

Kid’s Activity: Gingerbead Houses, Ages 4 and up are invited to decorate their own house in ‘Graham Cracker Acres” using candy, pretzels and other edibles at Liberty Hall Historic Site, 202 Wilkinson St. There are two sessions: 10:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. $6/child, space is limited. Reservations/Info: 227-2560.

Kentucky Book Fair Writing Workshop, Friday, November 15, 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the Frankfort Convention Center, 405 Mero St. Pre-registration and Pre-payment required. $20/person. To register contact Connie Crowe by email at kybookfair@ky.gov and mail payment to Kentucky Book Fair, Box 715, Frankfort, KY 40602. Seating is limited, register now!

Kentucky Book Fair, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, November 16 at the Frankfort Convention Center, 405 Mero St, Over 150 authors, symposiums and more. Info: www.kybookfair.org

ArtWalk, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Saturday, November 16. View artworks, meet artists, see live painting, play ArtHunt! Look for orange banners at each ArtStop! Info: 223-2261 or visit www.downtownfrankfort.com

65th Annual Frankfort Jaycees Christmas Parade will be held Saturday, December 7th at 10:30a.m.  Deadline for entries is Friday, November 22.  For more information, visit www.FrankfortKYJaycees.com