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Capital Living Event Highlights - Thursday

Highlights for Thursday, January 21st, 2016

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

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Thursday, January 21, 2016

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, Beginner’s Yoga, 10:00 – 11:00 am, Tai Chi, 12:05 – 1:00 pm, Meditation, 5:00 – 5:30 pm, All Levels Flow Yoga, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Tai Chi, 5:45 – 6:45 pm. at the Frankfort Yoga Studio, McClure Building, 3rd Floor, 306 W Main St. Info: 227-3276 or www.frankfortyoga.com

10:00 am – 12:00 pm – World Vital Records, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

The class is designed to show the beginner or serious genealogist how to use this database to access records including birth and death, marriage, census, and immigration lists.

Library Computer Lab
No registration is required

World Vital Records at the Paul Sawyier Public Library - 1-21-16

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.  More information: http://history.ky.gov/white-christmas  Price includes all KHS exhibits and sites. Adults: $12; Veterans: $11. Kids: $8; KHS Members: $6.

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

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.

Liberty Hall Logo

4:00 – 7:00 pm – Wine Tasting, at Capital Cellars, 227 W Broadway. Info: 352-2600

5:30 pm (preview starts at 3:00 pm) – 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.

5:30 pm – Around the World in 80 Days: Japanese Kaiseki, at Holly Hill Inn, 426 N Winter St, Midway

Around the World in 80 Days: Japanese Kaiseki

Served Jan. 21-23
Please ask about our wine flight and cocktail specials
Vegetarian options always available.

Four-course menu, $45

Amuse Bouche

Winter Nori Roll
Braised shiitake mushroom, marinated sweet potato, sushi rice, house pickled ginger

First Course

Kansai Okonomiyaki
Japanese pancake with shrimp, pork belly, shaved cabbage, scallion and Otafuku sweet and savory sauce, Kyupi mayonnaise and bonito flake

Hiroshima Okonomiyaki
Japanese thin crepe filled with cabbage, scallion, bean sprouts, enoki and soba noodles, with Otafuke sweet and savory sauce, Kyupi mayonnaise and bonito flake

Second Course

Sunomono with Octopus
Cucumber, onion and tender octopus dressed with sanbaizu (rice vinegar dressing), hijiki (sea vegetable), chili and sesame

Onsen Tamago and Silken Tofu
Local egg gently cooked with made-from-scratch soft tofu, dressed in mirin, sake and shoyu (soy sauce), with grated ginger and sliced scallion

Kamo Nanban Soba
Cold buckwheat soba noodles with green tea-smoked duck breast, rich duck broth gelee and karashi sumiso-zoe (mustard-miso dressing)

Third course

Kabocha no Miso-shiru
Miso soup with kabocha squash, kombu (dried kelp), leek and Saikyo (sweet white) miso

Entrée

Mabo Nasu
Eggplant, peppers and mushrooms braised with red bean paste and chili paste, with sake and mirin

Buri no Saikyo-zuke
Hamachi yellowtail tuna marinated in miso, sake and mirin, broiled and served with spinach miso sauce

Koro Koro Steak Tataki Fu
USDA Prime strip steak cut to bite-size pieces, seared in cast iron, glazed with Japanese barbecue sauce and topped with chopped vegetables and herbs

Dessert

Hakuto Jelly
Japanese peach jelly with poached peach, sweet milk custard and fresh raspberries

Green Tea Sponge Cake
With rich chocolate ganache, crispy wafer and pomegranate

Desserts by Chef Carrie Warmbier and staff at The Midway Bakery

Reservations by calling Donna, (859) 846-4732.

Chef Ouita’s Winter Dinner Club 2016: Around the World in 80 Days

January 21-23: Japan
January 28-31: Korea
February 4-6: India — Lord Krishna’s Vegetarian Cuisine
February 11-14: Global Aphrodisiacs
February 18-20: Vietnam
February 25-27: Ethiopia
March 3-5: Peru
March 10-12: Spain and Portugal
March 17-19: Ireland
March 24-26: American Steakhouse
March 31-April 2: Springtime in Kentucky

Around the World in 80 Days Winter Dinner Club — Scandinavia - 1-7-16

6:00 – 8:00 pm – Wild and Wooly Fiber Night, Bring your knitting, spinning, weaving, crochet or rug hooking project during this causal get-together. It’s a great way to make some fibery new friends at The Woolery, 315 St. Clair St. Info: 800-441-9665

The Woolery

6:30 pm – Country Boy TAP Takeover, at Bourbon Street on Main, 204 S Main St, Lawrenceburg

We hosting Country Boy Brewing Tap Takeover Night. Meet and Greet the guys who started in all. We will have several of their brands to try. And a few surprises with entertainment.

Country Boy TAP Takeover at Bourbon Street on Main

UK Game Special, any flavored margarita or 32 ounce domestic beer, at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395.

6:30 pm – Trivia, 6:30 pm and UK Basketball!, at Bourbon on Main, 103 West Main (KY 420), Frankfort

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

DJ Music Night at the Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. 875-2559.


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Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas” The Exhibit

Featuring items from the Rosemary Clooney House

ONLY at the Kentucky Historical Society

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