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Capital Living Event Highlights - SaturdayHighlights for Saturday, February 27th, 2015

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

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Saturday, February 27, 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

1:00 – 4:00 pm – Family Fun Saturday: Lincoln the Learner, at the Kentucky Historical Society, 100 West Broadway Street

Stitch up a copybook, learn to write with a quill, and cipher to the rule of three as you discover how young Abe Lincoln learned in school and at home. 100 W. Broadway, 1 – 4 p.m. 502-564-1792. For kids 5-10 and their families. Free admission does not include exhibits.

Family Fun Saturday - Lincoln the Learner - 2-20-16

2:00 – 4:00 pm – Yoga Workshop, at Fit-Time for Women, 102 Brighton Park Blvd

Learn alignment, modifications and progressions for poses. Learn how to use props to get the best out of each pose. Learn what poses can help with physical and mental issues.

Open to men and women.
Open to members and non members.
Space is limited so you must prepay to guarantee your spot!

Yoga Class with Tara at Fit-Time for Women - 2-27-16

2:00 – 4:00 pm – “Hydrangea” Paint Party, at Duncan Designs Art Studio, 317 E. Third St

This is a fun workshop Paint Party. All supplies furnished and light refreshments served. $35.ea for new sign-ups, all previous patrons know their rates. New sign-ups will receive step by step help…coaching will be by myself and Jardan D…

Hydrangea Paint Party at Duncan Designs Art Studio - 2-27-16

This 2/27 PP is closed to new sign-ups. The next Paint Party “workshop” is scheduled for March 8th @ 5:30-mark your calendar!..possibles are:

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4:00 – 7:00 pm – Troubadours of Divine Bliss, at Talon Winery, Gordon Ln, Shelbyville

Troubadours of Divine Bliss are internationally touring musicians from Louisville with guitar, accordion and harmonies “that could melt a stone statue” BBC Radio Liverpool,England They have been voted Best Folk Band in New Orleans, LA & Louisville, KY.

Their music reflects their travels and various influences with a little something for everyone- AmericanaSpirit, GypsyBluegrass, SoulFolk. One thing is for sure, their music will leave you feeling better with a song in your heart.

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

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5:30 pm – Around the World in 80 Days Winter Dinner Club — Ethiopia, at Holly Hill Inn, 426 N Winter St, Midway

Follow the wondrous travels of author Jules Verne’s intrepid Phileas Fogg via Chef Ouita’s fantastic menus during her fourth annual Winter Dinner Series, Around the World in 80 Days!

In the first three months of 2016, the staff of the Holly Hill Inn in Midway will conduct guests on a culinary world tour with guest chefs and exotic stops from London to Paris to Japan and beyond. The schedule is below.

Specially paired wine flight and cocktail specials featured throughout the Winter Dinner Club 2016 series. Cost is $45. Vegetarian options always available. Reservations, beginning at 5:30 p.m., by calling Donna at (859) 846-4732.

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

Around the World in 80 Days: Ethiopia
Served Feb. 25-27
Please ask about our wine flight and cocktail specials


Little Ethiopian pretzels


Choose spiced local ground beef with pine nuts or a vegetarian spiced lentil
With carrot ginger chutney

The Platter
Served with house-made injera and Kochkocha, a very spicy Ethiopian salsa verde, and Awaze, an Ethiopian hot sauce

Doro Wat
The national dish of Ethiopia, a spicy stew of chicken, egg and our own blended berbere spice mix
Duba Wat
Kabocha squash in a spicy stew with berbere

Spiced beef dish traditionally served raw or very rare — we can cook it for you if you wish
Key Sir
Spiced red beets, carrots and potatoes

Yebeg Tibs
Tender cubes of our Kentucky Lamb shoulder sautéed with onions, peppers, rosemary and a spiced Ethiopian butter
Chickpea polenta with turmeric, lemon, olive oil, onion and jalapeno

Gomen Kitfo
Sautéed collard greens with ginger and garlic over a spiced fresh cheese

Kik Alicha
Split yellow lentils with ginger, tumeric, garlic and onion

Mesir Wat
Spicy red lentil stew

Yataklete Kilkil
Little green beans, carrots, potatoes, cabbages in a cardamom and ginger sauce

Queen of Sheba Green Salad
Shredded lettuces, grape tomatoes, peppers, onions, lemon juice and olive oil


Almond Yogurt Custard
With crispy pistachio cookies and sliced fresh fruits

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

Any flavored margarita or 32 ounce domestic beer $3.99, at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395.

Open at 2:00 pm. UK takes on Texas A&M and Live music with Tom Cool, 7:00 pm, at Bourbon on Main, 103 W Main St. Info: 352-2720.

Bourbon on Main

DJ Party!, at the Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559

9:00 pm – 1:00 am – Barron Hawlins and AfterHours, at Bourbon Street on Main, 204 S Main St, Lawrenceburg

Barron Hawkins and the Afterhours Band appearing for Bourbon Street in Lawrenceburg. 9pm-1am Cover $

Barron Hawlins and AfterHours at Bourbon Street Lawrenceburg - 2-27-16

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