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Capital Living Event Highlights - SaturdayHighlights for Saturday, January 23rd 2015

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

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Saturday, January 23, 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.

8:30 am – Taiji Quan (Tai Chi) with Joseph Fiala, L.Ac., from The Light Clinic, Outdoors at Ward Oates Amphitheatre at the start of the KY Riverwalk. Wednesdays at 5 p.m. & Saturdays at 8.30 a.m. Register: 502.330.4233 or show up to Ward Oates Amphitheater.

9:00 am – 5:00 pm – Shop for the AnimalsNew Leash on Life Thrift Store, 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

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

1:00 – 4:00 pm – Family Fun Saturday: Sniffles and Sneezes, at the Kentucky Historical Society, 100 West Broadway Street

What might sound to us like salad dressing helped our ancestors cope with the cold and flu season. Learn how they treated their symptoms with mustard, vinegar, lemons, turnips and more and make your own old-fashioned remedies. Children ages 5-10 are invited to join us to make their own snow and snow globe.
Free admission (does not include KHS museums and “White Christmas”).

For kids ages 5-10 and their families. Free admission does not include Kentucky Historical Society museums.

Family Fun Saturday

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 – Lisa Raymond, at Talon Winery, Gordon Ln, Shelbyville

Lisa Raymond is a regional performer with an established musical presence across the Bluegrass entertaining a variety of wineries, orchards, galleries, independent dining establishments and events. Never mistaken as just a voice, her natural stage presence lends itself to enthusiastic foot-tappin’, knee-slappin’ audience participation, solidifying a special place among her fans.

Talon Winery Logo

5:00 – 9:00 pm – VELVET SOUL, Inside the Winery at Elk Creek Vineyards, Owenton, KY http://www.elkcreekvineyards.com/

Elk Creek Vineyards 2

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


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


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 – Saturday Kid’s Pizza & Paint!, at Full Circle Studio and Gallery, 309 Shelby Street, Register HERE

Back by popular demand, it’s our Saturday Pizza and Paint! Drop the kids off and let them create a different painting on canvas each week while you go out and run some errands, spend a quiet couple of hours with your significant other, or chillax in the comfort of your own home and have the tv to aaaaaalll to yourself.

The cost is only $25 per kid, that includes all painting materials, and all the pizza they can eat. Kids will get to take their paintings home. Don’t miss out on booking early since these fill up really quick. We will be hosting this event every Saturday from now until March 12, 2016

Seats available: 15
Ages: 6 and Up
Contact: 502-682-9648
Payment: Cash, check, credit card, Paypal
Dress appropriately, Full Circle Studio provides aprons for everyone to use, but we are not responsible for clothing that gets paint on it.


Pizza & Paint! at Full Circle - 12-12-15

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

$2.99 margaritas during the UK Game at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395.

Open at 2:00 pm. UK takes on Vandy, at Bourbon on Main, 103 W Main St. Info: 352-2720.

Hybrid the rapper Album Release Party! with special guests. UK vs. Vandy at 4:00 pm on the big screen. $10 buckets during game, at the Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559

9:00 – 1:00 amSTILL KICKN Band, at Bourbon Street on Main, 204 S Main St, Lawrenceburg

Killin Time Band is ready for a great night of fun at Bourbon Street on Main come join the fun!

Killin' Time Band at Bourbon Street on Main - 1-2-16

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