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Highlights for Saturday, March 19th, 2016

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

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Saturday, March 19, 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.

8:00 am – Find the Fridge 8k Trail Race, at Capitol View Park, KY-3300, Frankfort

Find the fridge in the river bank along the trail for a surprise!
You might be cursing my name by the end of the race but you will be so happy you found the refrigerator that you’ll want to participate next year! We always have some good snacks after the race and the shirts are the shit!

DISTANCE 8k (4.97 miles)-USATF sanctioned
ENTRY FEES $20 registration until March 13th, $25 after
Mail entry form with Check (made out to the Frankfort Striders) to:
208 New Street, Frankfort, Ky 40601.

RACE DAY Late registration and packet pick up starts at 7:00 am. The registration will be at the pavilion.

AWARDS Awards given to the top male and female as well as age group awards.

The race will benefit the group WeWannaPlay of Franklin County. WeWannaPlay.org is on a mission to make sure every student athlete that wishes to participate in middle or high school varsity sports has that opportuntity and is not held back by the escalating costs of fees, uniform costs, equipment costs, etc

Questions: Contact Leesa Unger @ (502) 395-0364 OR leesa.unger@gmail.com

ONLINE SIGN UP HERE: https://runsignup.com/Race/KY/Frankfort/FindTheFridge

Find the Fridge 8K T4rail Run - 3-19-16

Part of the Inaugural Frankfort Striders
Run/Walk Series*Frankfort Striders Run-Walk Series 2016

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

9:00 -11:00 am – BREAKFAST with ELSA and Friends, at Bourbon Street on Main, 204 S Main St, Lawrenceburg

Join us March 19th End of Winter Celebration
A Frozen Party
A Breakfast Buffet with ELSA and Friends
9:00 am til 11:00am for Elsa and Friends
Christmas Breakfast Buffet
Adults $ 9 Children $ 6 Limited Seating available
Tickets available at
Bourbon Street on Main
204 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342

Breakfast with Elsa and Friends at Bourbon Street on Main - 3-19-16

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 – Kentucky History Center, 100 West Broadway, Open Tuesday through Saturday

10:30 am, noon, 1:30 pm, and 3 pm – Old State Capitol, Saturday tours: All tours start at the Thomas D. Clark Center. Open Tuesday through Friday by appointment for groups of 10 or more.


(Includes all sites open at the time of visit.)

Adults: $4 | Youth (6-18): $2 | Veterans: $3
Children (5 and under), KHS and KJHS members: FREE

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1:00 pm – Easter Egg Hunt, at Buffalo Trace Distillery, 113 Great Buffalo Trace

An egg-citing event for children and parents! Search for thousands of treat-filled eggs plus enjoy refreshments and pictures with the Easter Bunny. All activities are free and begin at 1:00 p.m.

Easter Egg Hunt at Buffalo Trace Distillery - 3-19-16

1:00 – 4:00 pm – Family Fun Saturday: Herstory, at the Kentucky Historical Society, Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway. Observe Women’s History Month and National Craft Month by weaving, stitching and piecing your way through Kentucky’s past. Sample a variety of Kentucky textile traditions-card wool, spin thread, piece a quilt block, learn to crochet and weave on a cardboard loom. For kids 5-10 and their families. Admission: $2 for ages 6-18; $4 for adults, includes “A Kentucky Journey.”  1 p.m.-4 p.m. 502-564-1792.

Family Fun Saturday

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

This is for learning purposes only this is not a workout.
It is open to men and women.
$20 ( member and non member )
Great for all fitness and experience levels. Learn ….
1. The basics of weight training ( safety, form, technique )
2. The benefits
3. How to design a workout.
4. How to use equipment such as dumbbells, barbells, machines, elastic bands, etc
5. What exercises work what muscles.
6. Different training methods to shock the body out of plateaus.
7. Exercises for all the muscle groups.

Weight Training Workshop at Fit Time for Women - 2-20-16

3:00 pm & 7:00 pm – Circus Pages, at Frankfort Convention Center, 405 Mero Street

Two shows on Saturday, March 19th at 3:00 pm & 7:00 (times subject to change). Ticket prices are $15.00 per adult with 2 FREE children (14 yrs. And under) per paid adult with merchant coupons found at local area merchants. Additional children $2.00 each

Ready for a show stopping, heart pounding family adventure?  Circus Pages has
finest international circus acts and performers for a spectacular show each year!

Our show-owned animals enjoy starring in the circus ring and include elephants,
rare white tigers, camels, acrobatic dogs, liberty ponies, horses, and rare white
lions!  These highlight our fabulous aerial, juggling and clown acts to complete the
family experience and whenever possible Earhart’s Globe of Death makes an
appearance with adrenaline rushing motorcycle mayhem.

Your circus experience will last approximately an hour and a half.  Of course we
love to show off,  so the more noise you make, the more we do!  We love to ask for
volunteers.  Be ready to make some noise if you want Ringmasters James or
Colleen to notice you.

Circus souvenirs are available before, during and after the show.  Be sure to get
your official CIRCUS PAGES COLORING BOOK and color your own memories.

Circus Pages - 3-19-16

4:00 – 7:00 pm – Soljam Band, at Talon Winery, Gordon Ln, Shelbyville

Soljam Band – jazz and light rock. With combined experience of over 40+ years, this band is 100% entertainment. Front man, Paul Osborne has a voice like Tony Bennett, and plays saxophone and flute. Vocalist, Jeana Pillion is a soulful mix of Bonnie Raitt, Norah Jones with a bit of sass like Etta James. She and pianist, Palmer Tolly started the band in 2013. Palmer is a master of creativity on the keys. She has composed orchestration for several musicals while immersed in the Chicago jazz scene in the 70-90s. And on bass, Robert Trott lends his classy style, which he developed from years of jazz touring and his foundation from Berklee College of Music. Each of these talented musicians is highly involved in the Lexington area music scene and in other bands too. But it’s a treat to see this powerhouse of musicians perform together as Soljam. http://www.SoljamBand.com

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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/

Elk Creek Vineyards 2

5:30 pm – Around the World in 80 Days Winter Dinner Club — Ireland, 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

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

7:00 pm – Spring Musical: The Little Mermaid, at Franklin County High School, presented by the Franklin County High School Choir and Drama Departments.  $10 adults and $8 students

The Little Mermaid Musical at FCHS - Mar17-20

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 at Bourbon on Main, 103 W Main St. Info: 352-2720.

Bourbon on Main

Hybrid the Rapper album release party! With special guests!, at the Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559

9:00 pm – 1:00 am – Ghostown, at Bourbon Street on Main, 204 S Main St, Lawrenceburg

Welcome back Ghostown ! Eddie Barber and friends ready for a great night at Bourbon Street on Main !

Ghostown @ Bourbon Street on Main - 2-20-16

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