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Capital Living Event Highlights - Thursday

Highlights for Thursday, February 11th, 2016

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

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

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Thursday, February 11, 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 – 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

11:00 am – Kentucky State University Living African Amerian Legends Series, featuring Samuel Meaux, the principal of Tates Creek High School in Lexington, KY. The school is the only high school in Fayette County to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. at Bradford Hall. 597-6000

Living Legends African-American Series - Feb 2016

1:00 – 4:00 pm – Big Valentine’s Day Sale!, at Alpaca Haven Farm & Gift/Fiber Shop, 1 Earthaven Dr, Waddy

Don’t Miss our Big Valentine’s Day Sale! Up to 35% off!
Unique-luxurious alpaca gifts for your sweetie!
Wonderful alpaca gifts for men, women & children.

Hats, scarves, headbands, boot cuffs, texting-fingerless gloves, full gloves, purses, sweaters, matching sets of gloves & scarves, all types of alpaca fur toys & more! Feet cold….you will love our alpaca socks…..warmer than wool!

Fiber lovers….all of our alpaca roving and yarn on sale! New products and colors in stock!

Alpacas on sale! A wonderful addition to your farm!


Thursday, February 11 – Open 1 pm to 4pm
Friday, February 12 – Open 1 pm to 4pm
Saturday, February 13 – Open 10 am to 4pm
Sunday, February 14 – Open 1 pm to 4pm

“Gift Certificates available!”

Give your sweetie a memorable and unique alpaca gift!

We look forward to your visit!

Carolyn & Morgan Dowdy
Alpaca Haven Farm & Gift/Fiber Shop
1 Earthaven Drive, Waddy, KY (Franklin County)

T: (502) 682-0617

Directions: Take I-64 to Exit 48, (turn left if from Lexington, turn right if from Louisville), turn right on Avenstoke Road, turn right on Hickory Ridge Road, turn left on Earthaven Road, first drive-way on right, see farm store!


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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: Global Aphrodisiacs, at Holly Hill Inn, 426 N Winter St, Midway

Around the World in 80 Days: Global Aphrodisiacs

Served Feb 11 – 13
Please ask about our wine flight and cocktail specials
Vegetarian options always available.

Four-course menu, $45

First Course

Avocado Causa
Potatoes seasoned with aji amarillo and lime, mashed and rolled around Peruvian avocado salad, garnished with crispy bacon, egg, olive and avocado salsa huancaina (vegetarian version substitutes crispy chickpeas for bacon)

Second Course

Escabeche of Kentucky White Fish and Carrot
Super-fresh whitefish from Western Kentucky cured in anise and celery seed, marinated in lemon, olive oil, cumin and coriander, wrapped in smoked marinated shaved carrot, dill and fennel on toasted caraway rye

Roasted Capriole Goat Cheese with Carrot Crudités
Fresh goat cheese, rolled in anise, celery seed, cumin and coriander, roasted with charred baby carrots, smoked marinated shaved carrots, caraway rye toast and carrot oil

Third Course

Passion Bisque
Scarlet bisque of sweet red peppers, slow cooked with leeks, sun-dried tomato, garlic then pureed to silken, with crispy spice cracker stars and cashew cream

Forth Course

Pan-Seared Sea Scallop Za’atar
With roasted red grapes and asparagus, saffron jus, pearl couscous

Fig and Charred Eggplant Caponata
Over crispy fried polenta jack straws

Fifth Course

Bleeding Heart Salad
Arugula, radicchio, lolla rossa lettuce, hearts of palm, pink grapefruit, blood orange with pomegranate vinaigrette

Sixth Course

Gustatory Romeo and Juliet: Basque Braised Short Rib of Beef and Lobster Verde
Short rib of beef, slow-cooked with chorizo, smoked paprika, leeks, tomato and Rioja with freshly shucked lobster warmed in classic Spanish green sauce

Pan-Roasted Breast of Duck Mole Poblano
Rich sauce of chilies, chocolate, spices and nuts, garnished with crumbled Feta, pickled red onion, cilantro and sesame seeds with sweet potato puree and ribbons of crispy plantain

Mushroom Bigos
Slow-cooked cremini and Sheltowee mushrooms with roasted parsnips, celeriac, turnips and sauerkraut in a rich mushroom and tomato broth, seasoned with allspice and juniper

Seventh Course

Lemon-Scented Cheesecake
With passion fruit sauce and fresh blackberries

Sweet and Spicy Devil’s Food Cake
With cardamom cream, roasted bananas and chocolate ganache

White Chocolate Bavarian
Macaroon, fresh raspberries and raspberry 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

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

6:30 pm – Capital City Chorale, Spring Kickoff, at First Baptist Church, St. Clair St. Bring a snack to share. New singers always welcome! Info: capitalcitychoralfrankfort@gmail.com

Capital City Chorale - 2-11-16

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

Trivia, 6:30 pm, 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.

7:00 – 10:00 pm – Taylor Hughes, at Bourbon Street on Main, 204 S Main St, Lawrenceburg

Taylor Hughes Music at Bourbon Street on Main - 2-11-16

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

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Thursday Highlights brought to you by:

2nd Annual Frankfort River Blast

2nd Annual Frankfort River Blast

Brought to you by Frankfort/Franklin County Tourism