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Friday, January 31, 2014

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8:30 am – 11:00 pm – Touchstone Energy All “A” Classic Basketball TournamentFrankfort Convention Center.  Don’t miss some of the BEST high school basketball in the commonwealth!  The Touchstone Energy All “A” Classic Basketball Tournament is in town through Sunday.  Friday bring on Round 2 of both girls’ and boys’ basketball play in the Quarterfinals.  Follow ALL the excitement by FOLLOWING Capital Living on Twitter @KYCapitalLiving.  Photos, updates, scores and more!

Game times for Friday are 8:30 am, 10:00 am, 11:30 am and 1:00 pm for GIRLS and 5:00 pm, 6:30 pm, 8:00 pm and 9:30 pm for BOYS.  See the brackets below for teams and specific times.

These are the updated brackets for the tournament.  Come on out and support these regional champions on their quest for a state title!

2014 Girls State Brackets-Day 1

To download your girls’ tournament bracket, click HERE.

2014 Boys State Brackets-Day 1

To download your boys’ tournament bracket, click HERE.

8:30 am – 2:00 pm – Blood Donation DriveFranklin County Chapter American Red Cross, 318 Washington St. To schedule an appointment call 223-1795.

9:00 am – Tai Ji-Tai Chi ClassWard Oates Amphitheater,  520 W Main St, (New semester begins January 7 and runs through late March) $150/semester for 1 class/week or $200/semester for 2  classes/week. Register with The Light Clinic at 330-4233 or just show up. (Class is also held on Tuesdays, 5:00 p.m. and Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.)

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

11:00 am – 3:00 pm – Cornerstone Café is now open from Tuesday through Friday.  Serving paninis, salads, soups, dessert and daily specials.  Daily special for Friday: Spaghetti casserole, small  salad and garlic bread. Info: 352-2400, 100 E Broadway

Frankfort Yoga Studio, Pilates, 11:45 a.m.-12:25p.m. Yamuna Body Rolling, 12:00-1:00 p.m. (Please pre-register for body rolling with Marcie Wingfield Shanks at marcieshanks@gmail.com), 306 W Main St, 3rd floor. Info: 227-3276

The Sax Lunch Special featuring The Sammy Coulter Show will resume in April. Your visits to the Rhonda Gauthier Fine Art Gallery, 115 Bridge St, are always welcome. Tuesday- Saturday from Noon to 5:00p.m. except on Friday (closed at 4:00p.m.) Please call 502-320-3856 or come to 115 Bridge Street!

4:00 – 7:00 pm – Wine Tasting, at Capital Cellars, 227 W Broadway. Info: 352-2600.  Try LUNCH at Capital Cellars, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. daily. Serving sandwiches, salads and homemade soups!

5:00 – 8:00 pm – Exhibition: The Unique Personality of Greg Seigle; Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture:  Opening ReceptionCapital Gallery, 314 Lewis St. Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Info: 223-2649.

7:00 pm – Ghost Tour at Buffalo Trace Distillery, It’s rumored that there are more spirits at the Distillery than those aging in barrels. You will hear legendary stories and get a look at some of the Distillery’s most haunted areas, including Stony Point Mansion, where it’s been said that the ghost of Col. Blanton still resides. FREE.  Reservations are required for this tour.  113 Great Buffalo Trace, Reservations: 696-5926

Live music featuring Chris Fallis, 7:00-10:00 p.m. HAPPY HOUR! 3:00-7:00 p.m. all week! at La Fiesta Grande (The Little Monkey), 334 St. Clair St., Featuring Domestic Draft Beer,  $2.99 and All Imported Bottle Beer for $2.50. Info: 352-2359.

7:00 pm – Special performance by the acoUstiKats, Inside Llewyn Davis, 7:30 p.m. at The Grand Theatre, 308 St. Clair. Inside Llewyn Davis is the latest film by the team of Joel and Ethan Coen, who gave us Fargo, Oh Brother Where Art Thou, Big Lebowski and others. Tickets are $8. Info: 352-7469.

Finally Friday Celebration, 3:00-7:00 p.m. and live music by Triceratops Jackson, at The Dragon Pub, 103 W Main St. Info: 875-9300 or www.dragonpub.com

Superfecta at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559.

Saturday, February 1, 2014

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

Frankfort Yoga Studio, All Levels Yoga, 9:45 am, 306 W Main St, 3rd floor. Info: 227-3276

10:00 am – Touchstone Energy All “A” Classic Basketball TournamentFrankfort Convention Center.  Don’t miss some of the BEST high school basketball in the commonwealth!  The Touchstone Energy All “A” Classic Basketball Tournament continues on Saturday with the Semifinals for both girls’ and boys’ basketball.  Follow ALL the excitement by FOLLOWING Capital Living on Twitter @KYCapitalLiving.  Photos, updates, scores and more!

Game times for Saturday are 10:00 am and 11:30 am for GIRLS, and 6:00 pm and 7:30 pm for BOYS.

10:00 am – Tai Ji-Tai Chi ClassWard Oates Amphitheater,  520 W Main St, (Semester runs through late March) $150/semester for 1 class/week or $200/semester for 2 classes/week. Register with The Light Clinic at 330-4233 or just show up. (Class is also held on Tuesdays, 5:00 p.m. and Fridays, 9:00 a.m.)

1:00 – 4:00 pm – Gourd Sculpture: Sculpting Faces Class, at Full Circle Studio & Gallery, 121 Bridge St., Students will use a self hardening clay to sculpt faces onto gourds or any other surface. $50/person. Register by sending payment through mail or by paypal at createfullcircle@gmail.com. See full list of classes HERE.

3:00 – 7:00 pm – HAPPY HOUR! 3:00-7:00 p.m. all week! at La Fiesta Grande (The Little Monkey), 334 St. Clair St., Featuring Domestic Draft Beer,  $2.99 and All Imported Bottle Beer for $2.50. Info: 352-2359.

5:00 – 7:00 pm – Join The Light Clinic for a Chinese New Year Celebration. 2014: Year of the Yang Wood Horse,  5:00-7:00 p.m. at China Wok. Buffet-style dinner  with drinks. Beer & Wine included. $15/adult, kids $5 (12 and  under). All are welcome, please RSVP at 330-4233.

7:00 pm – Ghost Tour at Buffalo Trace Distillery, It’s rumored that there are more spirits at the Distillery than those aging in barrels. You will hear legendary stories and get a look at some of the Distillery’s most haunted areas, including Stony Point Mansion, where it’s been said that the ghost of Col. Blanton still resides. FREE.  Reservations are required for this tour.  113 Great Buffalo Trace, Reservations: 696-5926

7:30 pm – Inside Llewyn Davis, The Grand Theatre, 308 St. Clair. Inside Llewyn Davis is the latest film by the team of Joel and Ethan Coen, who gave us Fargo, Oh Brother Where Art Thou, Big Lebowski and others. Tickets are $8. Info: 352-7469.

Live music featuring Twist of Fate, (70’s & 80’s covers) at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559.
Chili  Cookoff, 4:00 p.m. and live music featuring Kyzer, 9:00 p.m. at The Dragon Pub, 103 W Main St. Info: 875-9300 or www.dragonpub.com.

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Frankfort Yoga Studio, Yoga for Breath, 10:00-11:30 p.m. with Vini Yoga Therapist, Todd Graddy. The class flow will include cleansing postures incorporating the breath practice inside each posture as suited for the individual, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Interfaith Devotions and Discussions, Everyone welcome for reading from the Holy Scriptures of various faiths on the subject of Divine Unity. There will be refreshments and discussion, 306 W Main St, 3rd floor. $15/class. Info: www.yogaforbreath.com

12:00 – 5:00 pm – Touchstone Energy All “A” Classic Basketball TournamentFrankfort Convention Center.  It’s come down to THIS…the FINALS of the Touchstone Energy All “A” Classic Basketball Tournament concludes on Sunday with the Finals for both girls’ and boys’ basketball.  The best of the best have made it all the way to the state finals in Frankfort.  Follow ALL the excitement by FOLLOWING Capital Living on Twitter @KYCapitalLiving.  Photos, updates, scores and more!

Game times for Saturday are 12:00 pm for GIRLS, and 2:30 pm for BOYS.

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

2:00 pm – Inside Llewyn Davis, The Grand Theatre, 308 St. Clair. Inside Llewyn Davis is the latest film by the team of Joel and Ethan Coen, who gave us Fargo, Oh Brother Where Art Thou, Big Lebowski and others. Tickets are $8. Info: 352-7469.

Monday, February 3, 2014

The Plaza Grill and Deli, Now 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+!

Plaza Deli and Grill Coupon

Frankfort Yoga Studio, Beginner’s Gentle Yoga,10:30-11:30 a.m. and 5:15-6:30 p.m., Lunch Time Yoga, 12:10-12:50 p.m.  Intermediate Yoga, 5:15-6:30 p.m., 306 W Main St, 3rd floor. Info: 227-3276.

Chicken fajitas, $8.99 and Lime Margaritas, $1.99 All Day! HAPPY HOUR! 3:00-7:00 p.m. all week! at La Fiesta Grande (The Little Monkey), 334 St. Clair St., Featuring Domestic Draft Beer,  $2.99 and All Imported Bottle Beer for $2.50. Info: 352-2359.

ArtWalk “Sneak Peek”, through Saturday, February 8. A Short-run group exhibit at Capital Cellars, 227 W Broadway. Info: 223-2261 (Artist’s Reception held on Saturday, February 8, 5:00-7:00 p.m.)

Open 3:00 until midnight. Happy Hour 3:00-7:00 p.m. Homemade Dinner Specials at

The Dragon Pub, 103 W Main St. Info: 875-9300.

Karaoke/DJ, 8:00-11:30 p.m. hosted by Tony and Meagan at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559 or www.dragonpub.com

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Frankfort Yoga Studio, Sun Rise Yoga, 7:00-7:40 a.m. (Please pre-register), Zumba, 12:10-12:50 p.m. Tai Chi, 2:00-3:00 p.m., Children’s Yoga, 4:10 p.m.-4:50p.m.,Lionflow Progressive Yoga, 5:00-6:15 p.m. Vinyasa Flow Yoga, 5:30-6:45 p.m., www.frankfortyoga.com

Cornerstone Cafe, is now open from 11:00 a.m.-3:00  p.m. AND 5:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.   Serving paninis,  salads, soups, dessert and daily specials. Daily special for Tuesday:   Roast, potatoes and carrots, creamed peas. 100 E Broadway, Info: 352-2400

2 entrees per $15.00, ask server for details.  HAPPY HOUR! 3:00-7:00 p.m. all week! at La Fiesta Grande (The Little Monkey), 334 St. Clair St., Featuring Domestic Draft Beer,  $2.99 and All Imported Bottle Beer for $2.50. Info: 352-2359.

Tai  Ji-Tai Chi Class, 5:00 p.m. at the Ward Oates Amphitheater,  520 W Main  St, (Semester  runs through late  March)$150/semester for 1  class/week or $200/semester for 2  classes/week. Register with at The Light Clinic at 330-4233 or just show  up. (Class is also held on Fridays, 9:00 a.m. and Saturdays, 10:00  a.m.)
Self-Empowerment Tuesdays for Women – 5:30-6:30pm. Inner explorative work in a safe, supportive, and loving environment at Vibrant Life, 338 St. Clair St.,  $10. More info and sign up at 502-352-2452 or www.vibrantlifefrankfort.com/Events.html

Eating for Health and Longevitiy, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at The Light Clinic, 306 W Main St, Suite 609. Info: 330-4233 or www.thelightclinic.org

Trivia is back and better than ever for 2014! Win cash prizes! 7:30 p.m. at The Dragon Pub, 103 W Main St. Info: 875-9300 or www.dragonpub.com

Karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m. at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559

UPCOMING EVENTS

Qi Gong I Class. 10 week course. Begins February 5th-April 2014. Wednesdays, 6:00 -7:15 p.m. Open to all: beginners and persons who have taken Qi Gong. Semester long course is $150. Register: 502.330.4233. The Light Clinic. 306 W. Main Street, Suite 609. www.thelightclinic.org

Frankfort Area Chamber of Commerce, Annual Meeting and Dinner, Friday, February 7, 6:30-9:00 p.m. at the Capital Plaza Hotel, 405 Wilkinson Blvd. Dinner only $40/person. Advanced reservations required. Please R.S.V.P at 223-8261 or chamber@frankfortky.info

Kentucky National Guard Memorial Fund Presents: Exile and Delbert McClinton, Saturday, February 8, 7:00 p.m. at the Frankfort Convention Center, 405 Mero St. Click HERE for tickets!

ArtWalk Sneek Peak, Artist’s Reception Saturday, February 8, 5:00-7:00 p.m .at Capital Cellars, 227 W Broadway. Info: 223-2261

Kentucky State University Concert Choir, Under the Direction of  Dr. Phillip J Rogers Sunday, February 9, 10:45 a.m. in the sanctuary at First Christian Church, 316 Ann St. 223-2346.

Wine Classes, Tuesdays starting February 11, through April 1 (8 weeks) at Capital Cellars, 227 W Broadway. Cost $80. Email capitalcellars@fewpb.net, call 352-2600 or stop by to sign up!

ArtWalk: Hot, Bright & Bold, sponsored by Kentucky Employees Credit Union (KECU) Friday, February 14, 5:00-8:00 p.m. in downtown Frankfort!  Celebrate Valentine’s Day and light up winter! Info: 223-2261 or www.downtownfrankfort.com

Buffalo Love, a unique dinner featuring Buffalo Trace’s award-winning Bourbons and sumptuous cuisine. Tastings led by Drew Mayville, Master Blender. Optional Tour, 6:00 p.m. Dinner, 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Buffalo Trace Distillery, on Valentine’s Day, Friday, February 14. $75/person. For reservations email events@buffalotrace.com or call 696-5930.

Join the Meeting House Bed & Breakfast, 519 Ann St, for a Valentine’s Day to remember, Friday, February 14. Enjoy pink champagne and chocolate covered strawberries for an appetizer, then choose from 3 different menu options, including prime rib, chicken imperial, or a vegetarian pasta dish, complete with salad, sides, rolls and dessert. Prices range from $75-$50/couple + tax & gratuity. Reservations Only! Info: 226-3226.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day Weekend with tea and romance! Friday, February 14 and Saturday, February 15. Enjoy a cozy Luncheon Winter Tea in the historic 1835 Orlando Brown House, 202 Wilkinson St. Featuring their very own House Blend Tea by Elmwood Inn, tea will be served with a 5-course menu by Springhill Cookie and Catering Co.$25/person. Please call 227-2560 for reservations.

Bridal Bliss, Bridal Show, Saturday, February 15, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. at the Frankfort Convention Center, 405 Mero St. FREE and open to the public. Info: 564-5335.