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Capital Living Event Highlights - Friday

Highlights for Friday, November 27th, 2015

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

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Friday, November 27, 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.

8:00 am – 6:00 pm – Re-Grand Opening, at Full Circle Studio and Gallery, new location at 309 Shelby Street. Gifty, Thrifty and Mostly Under $50 Holiday Art & Gift Sale. Meet the artists, demonstrations, refreshments and door prizes. 320-2221.

Well, we are finally all moved in and will have our official BLACK FRIDAY FULL CIRCLE GRAND OPENING at 309 Shelby Street. You will definitely want to mark us on your calendar for November 27th, since back by popular demand is our “Gifty, Thrifty, and Mostly Under $50 Holiday Art & Gift Sale™” We will be open from 8am-5pm, and again on Sunday, November 29th from Noon-5pm

We will be featuring new work by Cathy Tomlinson, Doris Thurber, Lindy Huber, Aclicia Davis, Travis Kelley and Jennifer Zingg, and many others. Come meet some of the artists and show your appreciation for their wonderful works. There will be wearables, jewelry, ornaments, pottery, gourd art, collage, batik, refreshments and more!

So come join us for a grand opening fun time and support local businesses by buying original gifts this year. We have some special new surprises we will be rolling out for this event that certainly can’t be found in the big box stores. We look forward to seeing you all for our official grand opening!

Grand Opening at Full Circle Studio & Gallery - 11-27-15

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 – 4:00 pm – Capital City Museum, 325 Ann Street, Open Monday through Saturday, Free Admission

Telling the big story of Kentucky’s small-town capital city

In November of 2004, the Capital City Museum opened its doors to the public. Housed in a 150 year old building that represents all that is left of the Capital Hotel, which burned in 1917, the museum is a large room filled with history and character. There are plenty of details to explore, with exhibits painting a vivid picture of both political and personal life in Kentucky over the past 200 years.

The Capital City Museum is open from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Saturday

Admission to the museum is free.

Capital City Museum

10:00 am – 5:00 pm – White Christmas-The Exhibit, at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway.  If “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas” is a holiday favorite, come to “White Christmas-the Exhibit” at the Kentucky Historical Society and immerse yourself in the classic movie that starred Kentucky’s own Rosemary Clooney, plus Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye and Vera-Ellen. You’ll see costumes, props and other items associated with the movie like you never before have seen them; hear the stories behind the objects; and test your “White Christmas” knowledge. Items are from the Rosemary Clooney House in Augusta, Kentucky. Price includes all KHS exhibits and sites. Adults: $12; Veterans: $11. Kids: $8; KHS Members: $6. More information: http://history.ky.gov/white-christmas

Irving Berlin's White Christmas at the KHS - Nov - Jan

11:00 am – 1:30 pm – Enjoy Lunch at Café Carinos (An extention of Frankfort’s Johnny Carinos Italian Restaurant), Dine In or Carry Out, serving lunch on Tuesdays and Fridays from 11am – 1:30pm at their NEW LOCATION at 121 Bridge Street in South Frankfort.  Choice of Pasta entrée, garden fresh salad, and Italian bread for only $8.00.  Cold drinks $1.00 and specialty dessert $2.00.  Limited seating and carry out available.  Check out their menu on Facebook. Catering available any day of the week!  Info: Rigel at 410-992-2747

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Café Carinos, serving lunch on Tuesdays and Fridays from 11 am – 1:30 pm at 121 Bridge Street.

Cafe Carions Dish

Frankfort Yoga Studio, Pilates, 11:45 am – 12:25 pm, 306 W Main St, 3rd floor. Info: 227-3276

Live music featuring Brother from Different Mother at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. Info: 352-2395.

4:00 – 7:00 pm – Wine Tasting, at Capital Cellars, 227 W Broadway.  Info: http://capitalcellars.net/

5:00 – 10:00 pm – Good Giving and Good Times, at Buddy’s Pizza, a benefit for Josephine Sculpture Park, 212 West Broadway

You can help by sharing this, even if you can’t come:)
Come spend the evening (or a few minutes) with us at Buddy’s Pizza in Frankfort. Listen to live music, hang out and give thanks to the Josephine Sculpture Park from 5:00 – 10:00 pm. Live music by Jeri Katherine Howell, Nat Colten and Native Invaders featuring Jaret and Jeff Ellis.

JSP was 1 of 100 non-profits selected to participate in the on-line Good Giving Guide challenge organized by Bluegrass Community Foundation (BGCF). JSP is eligible to win a $5000 endowment by participating in this challenge that runs Nov. 13th – December 31st. There are 2 ways we could win. 1. Most overall donations. 2. Most donors.

To make a donation right now visit our donation page here: https://bggives.razoo.com/story/Josephine-Sculpture-Park-Bggives?referral_code=share

Please help us win this challenge!!! We will have laptops available at Buddy’s for your on-line donating convenience. Donations will be matched dollar for dollar and Buddy’s will be donating a portion of the proceeds from the evening. See you at Buddy’s and please share this invitation. #GoodGivingGuide

JSP Good Giving and Good Times at Buddies Pizza - 11-27-15

6:00 – 9:00 pm – “Sip & Savor” Fridays, Prodigy Vineyards and Winery, winning wines and the glass is included for free.  FREE Live Music featuring Lisa Raymond, at the Tasting Room.

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

7:00 – 9:00 pm – After Hours Fundraiser for OC Montessori School, at Elk Creek Vineyards, Owenton, KY http://www.elkcreekvineyards.com/

After Hours Fundraiser

Hello friends and family, on behalf of the Owen County Montessori school, we invite everyone to a private party/fundraiser on Wednesday, November 25th(Thanksgiving Eve).

Elk Creek Winery….after hours from 7-10

$10 donation = food and fellowship!

Kids under 10 eat for free!

There will be door prizes, raffle tickets and a silent auction. Come have a great time and pick up a few gifts for the holidays, all while donating to a great cause!

Please come out and support the NEW Montessori school and its goal to build community and peace!

Check out our website for more ways you can support OCM.


Thank you all. Hope to see you there! Please share with your friends and family!

5:00 pm – Blue Friday, UK Game. at Bourbon on Main, 103 W Main St. Info: 352-2720.

Kung Fu Grip, at the Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559.

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