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Looking for something to do this Weekend in Frankfort?  Candlelight Tour Weekend kicks off!!!!  Celebrate the holidays in downtown Frankfort.  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, November 7, 2013

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

Capital Cellars Wine Tasting at Candlelight

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!

Candlelight Kickoff Night. Bring you camera and have pictures with Santa at the Commonwealth Credit Union from 5:30-8:00 p.m. Carriage Rides from Whitaker Bank, 6:00-8:00 p.m. KSU Marching Band, 6:40 p.m. Tree Lighting, 7:00 p.m. and more! Events list can be found on our Facebook page HERE and our website HERE

6:30 – 7:30 pm – Genealogy Workshop: Introduction to KHS Library Collections, 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.

Video DJ, on the big screen TV’s! at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559.

Karaoke with Tucker at The Dragon Pub, 103 W. Main St.  Info:  875-9300

Friday, November 8, 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!

Candlelight Illumination Night. Santa at the McClure Building on St. Clair Street from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Carriage Rides leaving from Whitaker Bank, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Live performances on stage. Floating Lanterns, 7:00 p.m. and more! Events list can be found on our Facebook page HERE and our website HERE

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.

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

Live music featuring 3 Card Trick at The Dragon Pub, 103 W Main St. Info: 875-9300.

Variety Show with Hybrid featuring spoken word poets, The Highs and Lows, Hybrid and Disconnect at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559.

Saturday, November 9, 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

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

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

12:00 – 4:00 pm – Hearthside Cooking Demonstration, Liberty Hall Historic Site, 212 Wilkinson St. Learn about early Kentucky foodways and cooking technology. Led by Civil War reenactors. Info: 227-2560.

1:00 pm – Giacomo Puccini’s TOSCA, Live Streamed in HD, The Grand Theatre, 308 St. Clair. Info: 352-7469.

Commonwealth Credit Union’s Candlelight Tour Weekend Continues with:
The Tweed Ride
, 3:00 p.m. (See Candlelight links for more information)

     Candlelight Cocktail Stroll, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Join Downtown Frankfort restaurants for a lovely evening of Candlelight Cocktails and appetizers. Pick up a stroll card, get it stamped at 5 locations and enter to win a Jim Beam Gift Basket. 

Complete events list for the day can be found on our Facebook page HERE and
our  website HERE

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

Hustle and Flow #9 hosted by Hybrid at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559.

Live music by Chester at The Dragon Pub, 103 W Main St. Info: 875-9300.

Sunday, November 10, 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

12:00 – 5:00 pm – Crowned Prince & Princess Charm Pageant, Capital Plaza Hotel, Crowned Prince & Princess Charm Pageants, LLC will be hosting a preliminary pageant November 10 at the Capital Plaza Hotel in Frankfort, KY.  Open to contestants everywhere! Ages 3 months to 27 years. Contestants will compete in interview ( 4 and up), casual and formal wear. Enter by October 31, for $50.00. For more information, go to www.distinct-impressions.net, facebook me or call the pageant office at (859)492-3025. Winners and runners up will receive discounts to the 2014 Crowned Prince and Princess Charm National Pageant, April 25-27.

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

Candlelight Continues with:
     The Polar Express, 1:30 p.m. at The Grand Theatre, 308 St. Clair St. and
     Downtown Living Tour, 3:30 p.m. (Meet at the McClure Building) and more!
Events list can  be found on our Facebook page HERE and our website HERE

American Tribute to Veterans N Wounded Heroes-11-10-13

3:00 pm – KSU Bradford Hall, “An American Tribute to Veterans & Wounded Heroes”, Frankfort Arts Foundation presents Kentucky State University Gospel Ensemble and Unity of Faith Praise.  502-330-2773

Monday, November 11, 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+!

6:30 pm – Patton: Born for Command, 6:30 p.m. at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping St.

Join Nathan Jones as he discusses the life and legacy of General George S. Patton, Jr. as soldier, liberator, and leader. Jones serves as the Deputy Director of the Patton Museum in Fort Knox. This event is free to the public. Info: 352-2665 ext 108.

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

Food for Thought: “Churchill Weavers: 20,000 textiles uncovered” Wednesday, November 13, 12 noon, at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W Broadway. Reservations required by Friday, November 8. Info/Reservations: Julia Curry at 564-1792 ext 4414.

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