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Friday, March 25, 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 – 2:00 pm – Blood Drive, at the American Red Cross, 318 Washington Street, Use RapidPass to speed up donation time.  Visit http://www.redcrossblood.org/RapidPass for more information.

9:00 am – 5:00 pm – Shop for the Animals, at New Leash on Life Thrift Store, 415 W Broadway.  Unique modern and vintage items for sale.  All proceeds benefit the Franklin County Humane Society. 352-2229.

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 Historical Society, 100 West Broadway, Open Tuesday through Saturday

Admission

(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

Exterior shots of the Kentucky History Center and the State Arsenal

Frankfort Yoga Studio, Pilates, 11:45 am – 12:25 pm, 306 W Main St, 3rd floor. 227-3276

4:00 – 7:00 pm – Wine Tasting, at Capital Cellars, 227 W Broadway. 352-2600.

5:00 – 8:00 pm – Knights of Columbus Fish Fry, at Good Shepherd Church, 72 Good Shepherd Way

We prefer to call it “‘Fryday Fish Fry”, but to each his own!  Enjoy baked or fried Icelandic Cod, complete with a baked potato or french fries, with cole slaw & hush-puppies.  Cost is only  $8 – $10 depending on options chosen.

Fish Fry through Lent at Good Shepherd Church - FebMar2016

Homemade sangria and sangria-margarita. Serving cat fish, homemade tortilla soup and artisan mole poblano and homemade 3 milk cake for dessert at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395.

5:00 – 9:00 pm – MIKE ARCHER, 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 — American Steakhouse, 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.

Around the World in 80 Days: American Steakhouse

Served March 3-5
Please ask about our wine flight and cocktail specials

$45

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

Lent special, salmon, mahi-mahi or catfish at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395

7:00 pm – Holy Week Services – Monday through Friday, 7:00 PM , Holy Saturday, 3/26, 8:00 PM – Easter Vigil, Easter Sunday, 3/27, 8:00 AM & 10:30 AM at Church of the Ascension-Episcopal, 311 Washington Street, – see details at www.ascensionfrankfort.org

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.

Live music at Bourbon on Main, 103 West Main (KY 420), Frankfort

Bourbon on Main

Yellow Dye #5, at the Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. 875-2559.

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

Join The CB Project live at Bourbon Street on Main
This group of men are very talented and we are excited to have them for their first time. Lets give them a big welcome to Downtown Lawrenceburg.

The CB Project at Bourbon Street on Main Lawrenceburg - 3-2526-16


Saturday, March 26, 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 – Easter Egg Roll, at Lakeview Park, Hosted by Star 103.7

The Easter Egg Roll is brought to you by: General Rental Center and Capital Plaza Hotel.

Admission:
The Easter Egg Roll promotes literacy in Franklin County. We are asking that you donate a new or gently used book for admission. We will donate these books to the Reach Out and Read program.

Win:
*The first 300 kids will receive a free goody bag thanks to Avenues for Women
*Be sure to check in at the Star tent to get your goody bag, & wrist band for the egg roll.
*The Egg Roll will be split into age groups 0-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12. The winner of each Egg Roll heat will win a small prize! The Egg Rolls will start at 11am.

Activities:
*The Easter Bunny will be taking pictures from 10am-11am with April Cole of Capital Living
*The Egg Roll will start at 11
*Franklin County Humane Society will have adoptable pets and a coloring station
*Frankfort Y.M.C.A. Crayon Club will be running the popcorn table
*Lifehouse for Animals will have face painting and adoptable pets
*Thorn Hill Education Center the FLIP (Families Leaning through Interaction Program) will be blowing up balloons for the kids
*Antioch Church will have a duck pond
*Passport Radio will be running the egg dyeing station
*Woodford Humane Society will have adoptable pets, worksheets, coloring sheets, flash cards and a scavenger hunt activity
*Cash Express will have a bean bag toss
*The OUTlet Center and Alpha Phi Omega of Kentucky State University will be playing recess games which Red Rover, Limbo, Simon Says, Mother May I? etc.

Make it or Break It:
Parents, you have a chance to win a pair of tickets to see Jimmy Buffett at Riverbend! If you find a golden egg in your child’s goody bag, you will get to play Make it or Break it! We will show you a dozen eggs, and only ONE is boiled. Pick the one that doesn’t crack on your and you will win the tickets!

Star 1037 Easter Egg Roll at Lakeview Park - 3-26-16

10:00 am – Running Wild 4 Mile Trail Run, at the Salato Wildlife Education Center,

Join us on March 26th, 2016 for our 7th annual Running Wild Trail Run at the Salato Center in Frankfort, KY! To register for the race, go to https://reg.headfirstperformance.com/#/eventure and click on the Running Wild form. Registration is $25. Same-day registration starts at 9:00 AM the morning of the race. The race begins at 10:00 AM and will conclude once all of the participants have completed the run. This year, the Running Wild 4 Mile Trail Run will be part of the Frankfort Striders Run/Walk Series!

Running Wild 4 Mile Trail Run, March 26, 2016! - Download Entry Form

Running Wild 4 Mile Trail Run, March 26, 2016! – Download Entry Form

Running Wild at Salato - 3-26-16

Download your form HERE

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 Historical Society, 100 West Broadway, Open Tuesday through Saturday

Admission

(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

Exterior shots of the Kentucky History Center and the State Arsenal

4:00 – 7:00 pm – Guy & Frankie Lee, at Talon Winery, Gordon Ln, Shelbyville

Talon Winery Logo

5:00 – 9:00 pm – JEFF ZIEHM, 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 — American Steakhouse, 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.

Around the World in 80 Days: American Steakhouse

Served March 3-5
Please ask about our wine flight and cocktail specials

$45

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 – 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

The Habit, at the Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559

8:00 pm – Holy Week Services – Holy Saturday, 8:00 PM – Easter Vigil, Easter Sunday, 3/27, 8:00 AM & 10:30 AM at Church of the Ascension-Episcopal, 311 Washington Street, – see details at www.ascensionfrankfort.org

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

Join The CB Project live at Bourbon Street on Main
This group of men are very talented and we are excited to have them for their first time. Lets give them a big welcome to Downtown Lawrenceburg.

The CB Project at Bourbon Street on Main Lawrenceburg - 3-2526-16


Sunday, March 27, 2016

 

Easter Sunday Service, 8:00 AM & 10:30 AM at Church of the Ascension-Episcopal, 311 Washington Street, – see details at www.ascensionfrankfort.org

10:30 – 11:30 am – Free Last Sunday Chanting & Meditation Group, Free. If you feel the “nudge” to come, you should follow it. At the Light Clinic, 306 W Main St, Suite 609. 330-4233

11:00 am 0 2:30 pm – Easter Brunch, at the Capital Plaza Hotel, 405 Wilkinson Blvd. http://www.capitalplazaky.com Call for Reservations 227-5100.

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1:00 – 5:00 pm – Prodigy Winery, Farm Open, off Versailles Rd,

Prodigy Vineyards and Winery is located in the heart of the Bluegrass
on the Peach Family Farm. Centrally located in Woodford County, KY
where great thoroughbred race horses are foaled, and raised.

Kentucky is rich in limestone and loam soils that are unique components
for the grapes that are grown and the wines that we produce.
Our Vineyard is 10 years old and our family is working hard to
create a memorable and enjoyable wine.

Prodigy Winery Logo

2:00 – 3:00 pm – Wildflower Walk, at Cove Spring Park, lower level. Walk with Canoe KY in conjunction with the Frankfort Parks and Recreation Department.   Guided Hike. FREE of charge. Please bring a donated can good per each participant. Proceeds to be donated to the Access Soup Kitchen. Info HERE

Guided Hike Wildflower Walk by Canoe KY and Frankfort Parks

2:00 pm (preview starts at 12:00 NOON) – 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.


Monday, March 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.

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

12:00 – 1:00 pm – Frankfort/Franklin County Community Council Meeting, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street,

For community leaders from both the private & public sector as well as non-profit organizations.  For more information contact Kathleen Campbell at Thorn Hill Education Center at 875-1481.

Frankfort Yoga Studio, Yoga Basics, 12:10 – 12:50 pm, Beginner/Intermediate Yoga, 5:15 – 6:30 pm, Power Flow Vinyasa Yoga, 6:40 – 7:40 pm.  306 W Main St, 3rd floor. Info:  www.frankfortyoga.com

Lime margarita, $2.99. 32 ounce domestic beer, $3.99 at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395

10% off all Craft Beers right, at Bourbon on Main, 103 W Main St. Info: 352-2720.

Bourbon on Main

Server Industry Night and Corn-Hole…happy hour all night! at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559


Tuesday, March 29, 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.

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 Historical Society, 100 West Broadway, Open Tuesday through Saturday

Admission

(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

Exterior shots of the Kentucky History Center and the State Arsenal

Frankfort Yoga Studio, Core Yoga, 12:10 – 12:50 pm, Tai Chi, 2:00 – 3:00 pm, Children’s Yoga, 5:00 – 5:50 pm, Gentle Basics Lionflow Yoga, 5:15 – 5:50 pm, Flow One Intermediate Lionflow/Vinyasa Yoga, 6:00 – 7:15 pm.  306 W Main St., Third Floor. Info:  www.frankfortyoga.com

5:30 – 7:30 pm – Family Hike/geocaching, 5:30-7:00 pm. Meet at Canoe KY, 301 West Main Street. Hike the Old Wagon Road. FREE of charge. Please bring a donated can good per each participant. Proceeds to be donated to the Access Soup Kitchen. Info HERE

Guided Hike Wildflower Walk by Canoe KY and Frankfort Parks

6:00 pm – Envision Frankfort Meeting, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping St. Info: www.envisionfranklincounty.org

6:30 pm – The Natural History of Franklin County: Birds, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

Kate Slankard, avian biologist with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, will discuss birds of conservation concern which occur in Franklin County. These will include species such as the Barn Owl, Bald Eagle, and Peregrine Falcon, as well as such lesser known species as the Grasshopper Sparrow and Prothonotary Warbler.

In addition, Gary Sprandel, a map maker with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources and an Audubon volunteer, will share locations of public birding sites in Franklin County.

This free event will take place in the Library Community Room. Please register online, at the Library, or by contacting Diane Dehoney at 352-2665×108 or diane@pspl.org.

“The Natural History of Franklin County” series is sponsored by the Woods and Waters Land Trust and PSPL.

Register online at the following link: http://bit.ly/naturalhistorybirds

The Natural History of Franklin County - Birds - 3-29-16

32 ounce domestic beer $3.99! at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. Info: 352-2395

Trivia hosted by Jamey Wiglesworth, 7:00 p.m. at Buddy’s Pizza, 212 W Broadway. Cash prizes for 1st and 2nd place! Happy Hour everyday 4:00-7:00 p.m. with $1 off all craft draft beer. Info: 352-2920.

Pint Night*, when you buy the featured pint, you get to keep the brewer’s pint glass *limited supplies at Bourbon on Main, 103 W Main St. Info: 352-2720.

Bourbon on Main

9:00 pm -12:00 am – Karaoke, at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559


Do YOU have an event you’d like to share with the Frankfort area community?  Email your event to CapitalLivingKY@gmail.com.

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