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Capital Living Event Highlights - SaturdayHighlights for Saturday, October 31st, 2015

Don’t miss a minute of what’s going on this weekend in and around the Frankfort Area!

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Saturday, October 31, 2015

Happy Halloween from Capital Living

Happy Halloween!
The City of Frankfort has set trick or treat hours for tonight from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

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 www.frankfortyoga.com

12:00 NOON – MET Opera – TANNHÄUSER, at the Grand Theatre, 308 St. Clair Street

James Levine conducts Wagner’s early masterpiece in its first return to the Met stage in more than a decade. Today’s leading Wagnerian tenor, Johan Botha, takes on the daunting title role of the young knight caught between true love and passion. Eva-Maria Westbroek is Elisabeth, adding another Wagner heroine to her Met repertoire after her acclaimed Sieglinde in the Ring a few seasons ago. On the heels of his recent triumph in Parsifal, Peter Mattei sings Wolfram, and Michelle DeYoung is the love goddess, Venus.

Tickets: $23 Adult / $18 Student

MET Opera - TANNHÄUSER at the Grand Theatre - 10-31-15

12:00 – 5:00 pm Walk with the Animals, at Salato Wildlife Education Center,

Put on your costume and join us at the Salato Wildlife Education Cetner from 12 pm to 5 pm for the best trick-or-treat experience in town!  This kid-friendly event will include a hale bale maze, “Creatures of the Night” exhibit, face painting and, of course, plenty of candy!  Kids will recieve a Passort, which they will get stamped at each exhibit after recieveing a treat (or trick!).  Our staff and volunteers will be on hand to answer your questions, and all of your wildlife will be present and waiting…for you!  Admission is $5 per person.  Annual membership holders and infants too young to participate are free!  No registration required.

The Salato Wildlife Center will be closed until 12 pm on the day of the event.

Walk With The Animals at Salato 2015 - 10-31-15

1:00 – 4:00 pm Family Fun Saturday: Creepy Kentucky, at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway.  From old-fashioned fortune telling games to Kentucky ghost stories, discover the Halloween traditions of the Commonwealth.  For kids ages 5-10 and their families. Free admission does not include Kentucky Historical Society museums.  Information: 502-564-1792

Creepy Kentucky at the KHS in October

2:00 – 4:00 pm Genealogy Tea & Sympathy, at the Kentucky Historical Society, 100 West Broadway Street

Join our library staff for tea time and good old-fashioned conversation.

Have an ancestor who is eluding you? Confused about which source to use next?  Have questions about the proof standard or how to get the kids involved? Bring along your genealogy issues, hot topics or questions and the group will try to help you out.

Even if we can’t solve your problem, we promise to provide lots of tea and sympathy!

All research levels welcome.  Let’s learn from each other’s experiences!

Each Genealogy Tea and Sympathy session is free and tea is provided at the event. Please pre-register by calling the KHS Refdesk at 502-564-1792 x4460 or by e-mailing khsrefdesk@ky.gov.  Tea and Sympathy takes place on every 5th Saturday of the month.

Registration required: KHSrefdesk@ky.gov or 502-564-1792, ext. 4460

Geneology & Sympathy Tea - 5-30-15

4:00 – 7:00 pm – Dock SteffeyTalon Winery & Vineyards, Shelbyville, Dock is one of our local favorites! The acoustic/pop genre is given new life through Dock’s performances.

5:30 – 10:00 pm – Superdoll/Halloween Costume Gala inside the Winery, at Elk Creek Vineyards, Owenton, KY http://www.elkcreekvineyards.com/

Halloween Costume Gala

Join us on October 31st for a costume party from 5:30-10pm! Tickets are $35 per person and will include:

  • Live entertainment by Super Doll
  • An all you can eat appetizer and dessert buffet
  • Costume Contests
  • Halloween Theme games and prizes
  • Seating will be limited so please purchase your tickets in advance. Tables will not be reserved so guests will select their table location on a first come first serve basis.

Click HERE to get your tickets

Ghostly Gala at Elk Creek Vineyard - 10-31-15

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

8:00 pm 8th Annual Halloween Extravaganza, at the Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe’,

Join us for a lively evening complete with rocking music, dancing, costumes, and – of course – lasers! The music of Bison Cain & the Native Invaders will get you out of your seat and jamming in your ridiculously crazy costume.

Costume contest prizes will be awarded for:
Best Couple,
Most Original,
Best Overall Adult, and
Best Overall Youth!

Come on down for an epic night of family-friendly revelry, and join the ghostly fun! Cover is $10 at the door. Reserve a seat at kentuckycoffeetree.com.

8th Annual Halloween Extravaganza at the Coffeetree Cafe - 10-31-15

8:00 pm Halloween Party at Wildside Winery – Get Your Spook on at Wildside Winery!, Wildside Winery, Versailles, 5500 Troy Pike

The Wildside Winery in Versailles is having a Halloween Party!  This event is co-sponsored by the Central KY Singles Over 40 group.

Get Your Spook on at Wildside Winery!

Cost is $18 per person and includes:

  • One glass of wine, beer or hard cider
  • Dancing
  • Hot and cold appetizers
  • Costume contest with prizes and more!

Please call 859-879-3982 to RSVP to the party so we will know how much food to have available!

This event is being co-sponsored by the Central KY Singles Over 40 Meetup group but is open to anyone over 21 years of age.


Halloween Party at Wildside Winery – 10-31-15Halloween Party at Wildside Winery - 10-31-15

Halloween Party with DJ Jesse Penn. Dress up and get in FREE! Halloween hooch and jell-o shots! Come early and watch the Breeder’s Cup and the UK vs. UT game! $10 buckets for the game, at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559

Open for Lunch! 11:00 a.m. Come watch the Breeder’s Cup!, at Bourbon on Main, 103 W Main St. Info: 352-2720.

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