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Saturday, August 29, 2015

7:00 am – 12:00 NOON – Franklin County Farmer’s Market, at Riverview Park, 404 Wilkinson Blvd,  Vendors will be there with local vegetables, fruit, eggs, meat, bread, honey, and more.

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

9:45 – 11:00 am – All Levels YogaFrankfort Yoga Studio, 306 W Main St, 3rd floor. Info: 227-3276 or http://www.frankfortyoga.com

10:00 am – 2:00 pm – Saturday Brunch, at Nitro of Frankfort, 220 W Main St. Come enjoy brunch courtesy of Magee’s Bakery at Nitro and check out the new UK selections! Info: 226-2400.

10:00 am – 3:00 pm – 8th Annual Gathering of Authors, at The Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping St. is proud to welcome authors from across the Bluegrass to sell and sign their works as well as carry on a dialogue with attendees about their craft. The Gathering is an excellent opportunity to meet some of your favorite authors in a casual, comfortable atmosphere. This event is free to the public and open to all ages. For more info and a list of authors, click HERE

8th Annual Gathering of Authors at the PSPL - Aug. 29, 2015

8th Annual Gathering of Authors at the PSPL – Aug. 29, 2015

1:00 – 4:00 pm Family Fun Saturday: 300 Years of Fun, at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway.  Discover some of the games that have entertained some of Kentucky’s families for centuries. Test your skills at 18th century Frontier quoits, 18thcentury graces and 20th century corn hole.  For kids ages 5-10 and their families.  Free admission does not include Kentucky Historical Society museums.

Family Fun Saturday-300 Years of Fun - 7-15-15

1:00 -5:00 pm Myofascial Release Self Treatment Workshop, at The Light Clinic, 306 W Main St., Suite 609. An innovative and dynamic workshop designated for individuals new to myofascial release and those who wish to deepen their understanding of the technique. You will learn how to apply the principles of John F. Barnes’ Myofascial Release Approach so you can effectively treat yourself at home. $50. Register HERE.

2:00 – 4:00 pm – Genealogy Tea and Sympathy, at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway St. Have an ancestor who eludes you?  Bring any genealogy issue, hot topic or question and the group will try to help you. Even if we can’t solve your problem, we promise to provide lots of tea and sympathy! All research levels welcome. Registration required: KHSrefdesk@ky.gov or 502-564-1792, ext. 4460

Geneology & Sympathy Tea - 5-30-15

6:00 – 9:00 pm – Music by POTLUCK RAMBLERS, Talon Winery & Vineyards, Shelbyville, Jim Cowles, Jim Allen, Barb Friedland, Eddie Hysinger, Bob Bush are the members of Potluck Ramblers. They bring Bluegrass ,Classic rock & roll and the Blues from the 1920’s and 1930’s to brand new life!

5:00 – 10:00 pm – Capital City Blues and River Festival, at the Ward Oates Amphitheater, located behind the KY Bar Association and beside Liberty Hall Historic Site in River View Park. Featuring music by Catfish Alley and Toad Strangler. Info: Click HERE

Capital City Blues & River Festival Banner - 8-29-15

5:30 – 9:30 pm – Lite Frost with Lyn Payne Holland, Inside the winery at Elk Creek Vineyards, Owenton, KY http://www.elkcreekvineyards.com/

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 Mike Archer at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. Enjoy the best sangriamargaritas in town! Info: 352-2395.

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

10% off all BOM Signature Cocktails and 25% off all bottles of wine! at Bourbon on Main, 103 W Main St. Info: 352-2720.


Sunday, August 30, 2015

1:00 – 5:00 pm – Tunes in the Vines, Equus Run Vineyards and Winery, Midway, Bring excitement to your Sunday and meet your friends at Equus Run Vineyards for a fun filled afternoon.  Each week there will be different musical entertainment on the scenic patio stage.  Pack a picnic or enjoy tasty selections from the food truck or food tent on site for the day.  Don’t forget your lawn chair or picnic blanket!  FREE to the public…no reservation required.  Tunes from 2:00pm to 4:30pm each Sunday, rain or shine, at the Event Barn.

Wine and local beers available for purchase.

This weeks entertainment:

“Alma Gitana”

This weeks food vendor:

“That’s How We Roll”

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.

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1:00 – 5:00 pm – Prodigy Winery, Farm Open, off Versailles Rd,

Prodigy Vineyards and Winery is located in the heart of the Bluegrass
on the Peach Family Farm. Centrally located in Woodford County, KY
where great thoroughbred race horses are foaled, and raised.

Kentucky is rich in limestone and loam soils that are unique components
for the grapes that are grown and the wines that we produce.
Our Vineyard is 10 years old and our family is working hard to
create a memorable and enjoyable wine.

Prodigy Winery Logo2:00 pm (preview starts at 12:00 NOON) – Public Auction, Waverly House Auction, 140 Hahn Drive (corner of US 127 and US 420), semi load of merchandise from big box retailers.  Save up 90% off of retail! Plus, some items from a nice estate!!!  Preview begins at 12 pm.  Check out photos of their items on Facebook HERE.  Info: (859)743-2472 or on their website HERE.

3:00 – 5:00 pm – Bonnie & Ronnie PLUS Wine and Paint, Inside the winery at Elk Creek Vineyards Art Gallery, Owenton, KY http://www.elkcreekvineyards.com/

$35 per person

This Fee Includes: 2 wine glasses, paint, apron, and everything needed for you to make the artwork plus a glass of Elk Creek Wine!  The event takes 1 1/2 to 2 hours and you get to take home your work of art!

Purchase your event tickets today by clicking HERE!

Wine & PAint at Elk Creek Vineyards - 8-30-15

6:00 pm – Chautauqua, Summer Artist Series, An Evening of “Total Praise” featuring the Good News at Nine Praise Band, The FUMC Chautauqua Choir, The St. John AME Unity Choir and guest soloist Keith Dean, at the First United Methodist Church, 211 Washington St. Info: 227-7430.


   Monday, August 31, 2015

6:00 am – OPEN! Start your day at the Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe, 235 W Broadway. Now open earlier for your caffeine, muffin, scone or egg-baby fix! Info: 875-3009.

Frankfort Yoga Studio, Yoga Basics, 12:10 – 12:50 pm, Beginner/Intermediate Yoga, 5:15 – 6:30 pm, Power Flow Vinyasa Yoga, 6:40 – 7:40 pm.  306 W Main St, 3rd floor. Info:  www.frankfortyoga.com

Lunch Specials: Chicken Fajita, quesadilla, La Fiesta Nachos or chimichanga $6.60 includes a soft drink, $2.99 lime margaritas, enjoy the best homemade Sangria or Sangriamargarita in town! at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. Info: 352-2395.

Now open on Mondays at 4:30 pm! 20% off all Craft Beers on our state-of-the art draught tower. Start your week off right at Bourbon on Main, 103 W Main St. Info: 352-2720.

Karaoke & Server Industry Night…happy hour all night! at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559


Tuesday, August 25, 2015

6:00 am – OPEN! Start your day at the Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe, 235 W Broadway. Now open earlier for your caffeine, muffin, scone or egg-baby fix! Info: 875-3009. 

7:00 am – 12:00 NOON – Franklin County Farmer’s Market, at Riverview Park, 404 Wilkinson Blvd,  Vendors will be there with local vegetables, fruit, eggs, meat, bread, honey, and more.

Frankfort Yoga Studio, Sun Rise Yoga, 7:00 – 7:40 am (Please pre-register), Tai Chi, 2:00 – 3:00 pm, Gentle Basics Lionflow Yoga, 5:15 – 5:50 pm, Flow One Intermediate Lionflow/Vinyasa Yoga, 6:00 – 7:15 pm.  306 W Main St., Third Floor. Info:  www.frankfortyoga.com

10:00 am – Margaret Wise Brown Preschool Story Time, at Liberty Hall Historic Site, 202 Wilkinson, St. Reading from a children’s book written by well-known author, and Brown family descendant, Margaret Wise Brown. Free. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For groups of 10 or more. Pre-registration required. Info: 227-2560.

Lunch Specials: Jamaican pollo, quesadilla, la fiesta nachos or chimichanga $6.60 includes a soft drink at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. Info: 352-2395.

1:30 pm – Liberty Hall Historic Guided Tours. Tours depart from Liberty Hall, 218 Wilkinson St, 1:30 p.m.  Monday-Saturday. $6 for adults, $3 for kids. Info: 227-2560.

6:00 pm – Envision Frankfort Meeting, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping St. Info: www.envisionfranklincounty.org

Buddy’s Pizza, 212 W Broadway.  Happy Hour everyday, 4:00 – 7:00 pm with $1 off all craft draft beer.  Trivia hosted by Jamey Wigglesworth, 7:00 pm, Cash prizes for 1st and 2nd place!  Info: 352-2920.

Pint Night, at Bourbon on Main, 103 W Main St.  When you buy the featured pint you get to keep the Brewer’s Pint glass.  *Limited supplies*  Info: 352-2720.

Game Night! Games on the Big Screens, Keno, Darts, Corn-hole, Pool at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559


 Do YOU have an event you’d like to share with the Frankfort area community?  Email your event to CapitalLivingKY@gmail.com.

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