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Capital Living Event Highlights - Thursday

Highlights for Thursday, January 28th 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 28, 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 – 10:00 pm – All “A” Classic Basketball Tournament, Wednesday, January 27 – Saturday, January 30. The All “A” Classic is a statewide basketball tournament for the smallest 131 high schools within the commonwealth. The winners from the 16 boys’ regional tournaments along with the 16 girls’ regional tournament champions will advance to the statewide tournament at the Frankfort Convention Center, 405 Mero St. Info/Schedule HERE

Tickets can be purchased for each session on game day. The price is $10 a person per session. Tickets are available at the ticket windows at the Frankfort Convention Center.  For additional information, visit www.frankfortconventioncenter.com  and allaclassic.org.

2016 All A Classic Boys State Brackets

To get your brackets from the boys’ teams, click HERE.

If you’d like to know more about the Kentucky All “A” Classic Tournament or the scholarship programs that were held earlier this month, read Capital Living’s article HERE.

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 – 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


11:00 am – 1:00 pm – Bean Soup Lunch, benefiting the American Red Cross. at VFW Post 4075, 104 East Second Street. Tickets are $6 and can be purchased at the American Red Cross office or at the door. Lunch includes soup, cornbread, drink and dessert. Eat in or carry out. Free delivery available for a minimum of 10 orders to the same place, call 319-1281 to place orders in advance.

Red Cross Bean Soup sponsored by Independence Bank - 1-28-16

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: Korea, at Holly Hill Inn, 426 N Winter St, Midway

Around the World in 80 Days: Korea

Served Jan. 28-30
Please ask about our wine flight and cocktail specials
Vegetarian options always available.

Four-course menu, $45

First Course

Pa Jon, Goon Mandu, Yachae Mandu
Crispy rice flour pancake filled with scallions and mussels with toasted sesame sauce
Black Hawk Wagyu beef dumpling with pinenut soy sauce, shiitake and cabbage
Glass noodle dumpling

Second Course

Mixed Simple Salad
Watercress, radish, red leaf lettuce with sesame vinaigrette

Hot Chili Crab Soup
Rich crab broth spiced with Korean chili, ginger, garlic, scallion with silken tofu, lump crab and zucchini half moons


Each entrée is served with Banchan, Korean side dishes, served family style
Cucumber kimchi with radish and cabbage, marinated eggplant, bean sprout salad, rolled seaweed and egg omelet, shiitake mushroom in sesame, sweet-and-sour sweet potato

Stone Cross Farm Pork Kimchi Jiege
Eggplant, peppers and mushrooms braised with red bean paste and chili paste, with sake and mirin

Corvina Bulgogi
California Sea Bass pan seared with Korean spice paste of gochu jang paste, soy sauce, ginger, scallion, sesame, rice wine and garlic, with steamed rice

Tofu Jap Chae
Sweet potato noodles with onion, carrots, bell peppers, scallions and seared tofu in a dark sweet and salty sauce

Black Hawk Wagyu Beef Brisket Korean Style
Slow cooked with chestnuts, dried mushrooms, a hint of pear, garlic, scallion and sesame oil, with steamed rice


Creamy ice milk with sweet bean paste, pineapple, longan, lychee, orange and sesame wafer

Whole wheat honey and sesame cake with a warm cinnamon chocolate sauce

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 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



Live music featuring Dually, at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395.

Trivia, 6:30 pm and Live Music featuring Chris Fallis, 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.

Capital Living Covers Frankfort’s Social Scene…BE SEEN By Capital Living!!!

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Thursday Highlights brought to you by:

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