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Highlights for Saturday, March 26th, 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 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


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