Don’t miss a minute of what’s going on this Fall Weekend in and around the Frankfort Area!
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Friday, October 31, 2014
8:30 am – 2:00 pm – Blood Collection, at the American Red Cross, 318 Washington St., Info: 223-1795
9:00 am – 5:00 pm – New Leash on Life Thrift Store, Shop 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, Pilates, 11:45 am -12:25 pm
ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY!! To celebrate, from now until Dec. 31, register in a drawing for a discount from 30-50% off on any Rhonda Gauthier original oil painting $500 or more! at Rhonda Gauthier Fine Art Gallery, 115 Bridge St. Call 502-320-3856 for a private consultation. www.rhondaartist.com
1:00 – 5:00 pm – Multi Practitioner Day, at The Light Clinic, 306 W Main St., Suite 609. Call 330-4233 or visit http://www.thelightclinic.org for appointments.
3:00 – 7:00 pm – Happy Hour! all week! at La Fiesta Grande (The Little Monkey), 334 St. Clair St. Info: 352-2359.
4:00 – 7:00 pm – Wicked, Spooky Wines of Halloween, Wine Tasting, Capital Cellars, 227 W Broadway. Info: 352-2600… Capital Cellars Wine and Spirits Cafe Market serving LUNCH 10:00 am – 2:00 pm daily. Try some of the delicious sandwiches, salads and homemade soups!
6:00 – 8:00 pm – Happy Halloween! Trick or Treating tonight
6:00 – 8:00 pm – Trunk-or-Treat 2014, Capital City Christian Church, 15 Locust Drive
Trunk-Or-Treat is an annual community outreach event where Capital City Christian Church provides a safe place for kids to do all their trick-or-treating! Starting at 6pm on October 31st and lasting until 8pm, parents can bring their kids to Capital City and grab a hot dog, a drink, some popcorn, cotton candy and snow cones and begin trick-or-treating around the campus. They can get their faces painted, play carnival games and play in the inflatables too! The best part is that it’s all free!
Parking attendants will help direct you to the different entrances and there will be signs and event volunteers directing you to each different area of the event.
We hope you’ll come join us as we make Halloween a safe and fun holiday for our local community at Trunk-Or-Treat!
6:30 – 8:30 pm – “Sip & Savor” Fridays, Prodigy Vineyards and Winery, winning wines and the glass is included for free. Featured Artist: Lisa Raymond will be playing FREE Live Music at the Tasting Room.
6:00 – 9:00 pm – Disturbia at the Distillery. A night of dinner and drama! Start the evening off with a ghost tour, followed by dinner and spirits. During dinner enjoy the antics of the Bluegrass Mystery Theatre while figuring out “Who did it!” 6:00 p.m. -Optional Tour, 7:00 p.m. Dinner/Event, 9:00 p.m. at Buffalo Trace Distillery, 113 Great Buffalo Trace. Optional costume with prizes. $60/person. Reservations: email email@example.com or call 696-5930.
7:00 pm – MIDNIGHT – Costume Party, Elk Creek Vineyards, Owenton, KY http://www.elkcreekvineyards.com/
Elk Creek will host a Ghostly Gala Costume Party on Halloween.
$10 online special (will be $20 at the door)
Enjoy frightfully good pairings of wine with scary small bites and a deathly dessert bar. Wear a costume if you dare. Prizes will be awarded to Best Couple, Most Original, Scariest Costume and Best of Party.
Music for the evening will be provided by DKW Dennis Wheeler.
~ Appetizers ~
Gourmet Meatballs with Elk Creek Marinara Sauce
Spicy Bat Wings with Elk Creek Barbeque Sauce
Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
~ Deathly Dessert Bar ~
Gravestone Dirt Cake
Creepy Crispy Crunchies
Witches Finger Cookies
Ghostly Pretzel Sticks
8:00 pm – Halloween Extravaganza, at the Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe, 235 W Broadway. With music by Bison Cain, Mingoze Riff, and KBE & Friends. Don your finest for the costume contest. $10 suggested donation. Proceeds support Folkbike Recyclery. Reserve your spot HERE
Halloween Party! Featuring The Slamms and Ink & Lead at The Dragon Pub, 103 W Main St., Info: 875-9300
Halloween Party! Featuring live music by Fear of Falling. Halloween Hooch, $3, Jello shots $2, at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559.
Saturday, November 1, 2014
7:00 am – 12:00 pm – Farmers Market, Pick up some fresh produce and start your week end off nice! at River View Park. Info: http://www.fcmarket.org/
7:00 am – NOON – Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast, First Christian Church, 316 Ann Street
The Kiwanis Club of Frankfort helps organizations in the community such as the Red Cross, Simon House (a home for homeless mothers with children), the Salvation Army, the Franklin County Senior Citizens Center and the Franklin County Food Pantry. The Kiwanis Club Annual Pancake Breakfast helps these organizations with this fund raiser. The breakfast starts at 7:00 am and ends at NOON. As usual, the event will feature all you can eat pancakes (including pumpkin), biscuits, gravy, sausage, juice, milk, and coffee for only $5. For tickets or more info e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also this year, the Kiwanis will be having a drawing for two lower arena tickets for a UK basketball game, an Apple IPad Air, and a country ham! Tickets will be $5 and the winners need not be present to win. Tickets will be available at the door or from any Kiwanis member as well. For more information, click HERE.
8:30 am – Taiji Quan (Tai Chi) Introduction & Continuing Internal Martial Arts Class with Joseph Fiala, L.Ac.. Outdoors at Ward Oates Amphitheatre. Winter 12-wk semester at only $150. Taiji Quan Wednesdays at 5 p.m. & Saturday at 8:30 am through December 20. Register: 502.330.4233 or show up to Ward Oates Amphitheater.
9:00 am – Running Wild Trail Run, Salado Education Center, Trail runners can enjoy a race through the fall woods while helping out the Salato Wildlife Education Center at the sixth annual Running Wild 4-Mile Trail Run. For more info, click HERE.
Download your course map HERE.
Click HERE for an entry form.
9:00 am – 3:00 pm – New Leash on Life Thrift Store, Shop 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, Restorative and Pre-Natal Yoga for Women, 9:30-10:30 a.m. (Special Class, Pre-Register) All Levels Yoga, 9:45 a.m., 306 W Main St, 3rd floor. Info: 227-3276
10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Weaving Huck Lace Class, at The Woolery, 315 St. Clair Street. Call 800-441-9665 to reserve your spot.
10:30 am – 1:30 pm – Second Saturday Genealogy (NOTE: The November session takes place on the first Saturday of the month), Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway, Explore the Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition with Patrick Lewis. Co-sponsored with the Kentucky Genealogical Society.
Free. Walk-ins are welcome, but advanced registration is recommended:502-564-1792, ext. 4460 or KHSrefdesk@ky.gov. You also may reserve a $7 box lunch (payable at the door).
- 10:30 am – Civil War Social Networking: 21st Century Reconstructions of 19th Century Kentucky
The Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition (CWG-K) is building a research database that will allow researchers to track individual Kentuckians, understand their social and kinship networks, economic systems, patterns of political patronage and more by identifying, imaging, transcribing, annotating and linking together more than 30,000 Civil War-era documents from archives across the nation. This powerful tool will change the way genealogists, historians and teachers access, understand and interpret Kentucky history.
- 12:30 pm – Civil War CSI: Murder, Politics and the Louisville Horse Pile
Just one document can raise new and fascinating questions. This session will interactively analyze an 1864 Louisville murder. The case seems open-and-shut, but what clues should historians be picking up on here? What does the case say about 19th century Kentucky—urban life, public health, the economy, immigration and ethnicity, civil-military interaction? What about that world is familiar to us? What questions jump out that need further research? What—or who— have historians overlooked in Civil War Kentucky? What can CWG-K help us learn about the dark side of a Kentucky we think we know so well?
1:00 – 4:00 pm – Family Fun Saturday: Gourds Galore, at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway. Create your own gourd-eous masterpiece and learn about the history of Kentucky gourd folk arts and crafts. For children ages five to 10 and their families. Come anytime between 1 and 4 pm. Admission is free and separate from attending a KHS museum, which has paid admission. Info: 502-564-1792
2:00 – 4:00 pm – Fall Plant Sale at Liberty Hall, Orlando Brown House Patio, 218 Wilkinson Street
All plants are $5 and are dug from the Liberty Hall Gardens. There are many selections to choose from. To purchase a plant, simply come to Orlando Brown House, choose your plants, and bring to the guide station located inside the house for checkout.
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
Halloween Hangover Bash DJ Party hosted by Boonie. Drink specials, costume contest with cash prizes! Also, UK Game/Breeder’s Cup Party with food and beer specials, 3:00 p.m. at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559
Dudley Roberts & Friends at The Dragon Pub, 103 W Main St. Info: 875-9300 or www.dragonpub.com
Sunday, November 2, 2014
1:00 – 3:00 pm – the Ridgewood Boys, Kentucky Coffeetree Café’, 235 W Broadway
1:00 pm – Sunday Fun-day Bike Rides, Join Folk Bike ReCyclery, at the Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe, Weekly family fun rides. Suitable for all ages and skill levels. Children welcome with a responsible adult. 235 W Broadway for an afternoon ride. Info: 330-8018.
Monday, November 3, 2014
Frankfort Yoga Studio, Beginner’s Gentle Yoga, 10:30 – 11:30 am (Please pre-register) and also from 5:30 – 6:45 pm, Yoga Basics, 12:10 – 12:50 pm, Vinyasa Flow Yoga and Beginner’s Yoga, 5:30 – 6:45 pm (Ages 4 & up), 306 W Main St., Third Floor. Info: http://www.frankfortyoga.com
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.
3:00 – 7:00 pm – Happy Hour, Homemade Dinner Specials at The Dragon Pub, 103 W Main St. Info: 875-9300.
5:00 pm – Babysitting Busy Bags, Are you a babysitter? Come make a busy bag with a variety of fun activities to take along on your job. Don’t babysit? Make one as a gift for a child or mother-to-be. Mondays through December 9, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping St. For teens 6th-12th grades. Registration required. FREE event. Info/Register: 352-2665 ext 205.
7:00 – 8:30 pm – Mindfulness and Meditation in Everyday Life, Mondays through November 24 at The Light Clinic, 306 W Main St, Suite 609. $100/person for the semester. Register at 330-4233
Karaoke/DJ, 8:00-11:30 pm at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
7:00 am – 12:00 pm – Farmers Market, at River View Park. Info: http://www.fcmarket.org/
Frankfort Yoga Studio, Sun Rise Yoga, 7:00 – 7:40 am (Please pre-register), Zumba, 12:10 – 12:50 pm, Tai Chi, 2:00 – 3:00 pm, Children’s Yoga, 5:00 – 5:45 pm (Ages 4 & up), Gentle Basics LionFlow Progressive Yoga, 5:15 – 5:45 pm at the Frankfort Yoga Studio, 306 W Main St., Third Floor. Info: www.frankfortyoga.com
6:40 – 7:10 pm – Lionflow Progressive Yoga Gentle Basics, at Vibrant Life, 338 St. Clair next to Frankfort School of Ballet. $20/4 class session or $6/drop in. Classes held weekly, but no classes held on Election Day or Veterans Day holidays. For more info or to request a private lesson, contact Leslie at 502-330-0099 or email@example.com.
Open for lunch Monday-Saturday, 11:00 a.m. FREE downtown delivery! Trivia with Jamie Wigglesworth, win cash prizes! FREE to play. 7:30 p.m. at The Dragon Pub, 103 W Main St. Info: 875-9300
8:30 – 11:30 pm – Karaoke at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 – Holiday Bazaar, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm and Chili Lunch, 11:00 am -1:30 pm at First Christian Church, 316 Ann St. Wednesday, November 5. Enjoy crafts, homemade ornaments, gourmet food table, jewelry boutique, upscale yard sale, antiques/collectibles and quilt raffle. Info: 223-2346.
Mark Your Calendars NOW! This year’s Candlelight Tradition (formerly Candlelight Tour) sponsored by the Commonwealth Credit Union will be held Thursday – Sunday, November 6 – 9, 2014! For more information or to volunteer check out our website at http://www.downtownfrankfort.com or call us at 223-2261. Check out their new Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/CandlelightTradition.
The tentative schedule of events for this year’s Candlelight is as follows:Thursday, November 6:
Horse Carriages, 7p.m. Welcome & Tree-lighting, 100th Army Band Brass Quintet, Santa at CCU, Shopping & Dining throughout Downtown.Friday, November 7:
Horse Carriages, 7p.m. Illumination Night floating lanterns, CapCity Communications Community Stage performances, Santa in Downtown, Shopping & Di…ning throughout Downtown.
Saturday, November 8:
Frankfort School of Ballet performance of The Nutcracker, 3rd Annual Candlelight Cocktail Stroll, Pedicab rides, Shopping & Dining throughout Downtown.
Sunday, November 9:
Downtown Living Tour, Children’s Candlelight Movie at The Grand Theatre, Shopping & Dining throughout Downtown.
Is your organization planning something special for Candlelight? Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Friday, November 7, 2014, 6:00 pm – Embattled Capital: Frankfort, Kentucky in the Civil War Book signing, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping St. Author James Prichard and contributors Russ Hatter and Dr. Gene Burch will be on hand to discuss and sign copies of the book. Copies of the book will be for sale. Info: 352-2665 ext 108.
Friday, November 7, 2014, 7:30 pm – Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam, at The Grand Theatre, 308 St. Clair St. Info: 352-7469
Saturday, November 8, 2014, 1:00 – 4:00 pm – Cookbook Swap, Bring any of your unwanted cookbooks to the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping St., and take home new-to-you cookbooks that others have brought. You must bring at least one item to swap in order to join. No need to register. Drop by anytime time to swap out cookbooks. Info: 352-2665 ext. 103.
Saturday, November 8, 2014, 3:00 pm – The Nutcracker, presented by the Frankfort School of Ballet, at the Frankfort Convention Center, 405 Mero St. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the door. Info: http://www.frankfortballet.com.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 10:00 am – Homeschool Workshop, “Work and Play at Liberty Hall” will allow children to search for clues to the lives of the Brown family and their slaves. Then take part in hands on chores and recreational activities from the nineteenth century. For ages 6-10. $5/student at Liberty Hall Historic Site, 202 Wilkinson St. Register at 227-2560.
Friday, November 14, 2014, 11:00 am – 1:30 pm – OK for CASA, Chili Luncheon, at the V.F.W. Post on Second Street. Eat in, carry out, or drive through. $5 includes chili, drink and dessert. (vegetarian chili available) Over 20 items to be won by raffle. Call 227-2483 after 10:00 am for drive through orders.
Saturday, November 15, 2014, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm – Kentucky Book Fair, at the Frankfort Convention Center, 405 Mero St. Info: 564-5335.
Saturday, November 15, 2014, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Capital Crafts and Holiday Market, hosted by the Second Street School PTSA at Frankfort High School Gym on Ewing Street. Would you like to be a vendor? Contact Susan Coblin at email@example.com.
Saturday, November 15, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm – KECU Downtown Frankfort ArtWalk, For a complete listing of participating Art stops, click HERE
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