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Capital Living Event Highlights - Friday

Highlights for Friday, April 15th, 2016

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

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Friday, April 15, 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.

9:00 am – 5:00 pm – Salato Wildlife Education Center OPEN, at the Salato Wildlife Education Center, #1 Sportsman’s Lane, Frankfort, Ky 40601

Adult $4.00
Youth (5 to 18) $2.00
Children Under 5 Free
Scheduled school groups and chaperones $2.00 (age 5 and older)

Annual Memberships
Individual Membership $20.00
Family $30 (includes all members of the immediate family)
Friend Membership $50 (family and 5 guests)

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Download your Salato Wildlife Brochure HERE

For More Information call (502)564-7863 or 1(800)858-1549

Jewelry Trunk Show,  Featuring unique spring and Derby looks by KY Artists April 15-17 at Nitro of Frankfort, 220 W Main St. One of a kind pieces and a display you’ll want to see!www.nitrooffrankfort.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 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

1:30 pm – Guided Tour of Historic Liberty Hall, at Liberty Hall Historic Site, 218 Wilkinson Street.

Guided tours of Liberty Hall are given Monday-Saturday and depart from Liberty Hall located at 218 Wilkinson Street at 1:30 pm. Tours by appointment may be made during normal office hours with advance notice of 7 days. Guided tours last approximately 75 minutes, ending in the museum store.  Las paseos en Español disponibles con cita; habla con Becky Shipp.

The grounds of Liberty Hall Historic Site are open to the public daily, dawn to dusk. Leashed dogs are allowed on the grounds. Photographers are welcome with a pass; click here to read more about our photo policy.

Tour Prices

$6 for adults (18+)
$3 for youth (age 5-18)
Free for children (under age 5)
Free for Friends of Liberty Hall (click here to learn more about becoming a Friend)

School tours must be scheduled in advance.  The fee for school tours is $3.00 per child.  One chaperon per every 10 children is free; each additional adult pays $5.00. To schedule a school tour, call (502) 227-2560 or contact us by email.

Accessibility

The first floor of the Orlando Brown House is wheelchair accessible via a ramp on Wapping Street, adjacent to the building. A handicapped-accessible restroom is also available at the Orlando Brown House.  Please call for more information. Liberty Hall is not wheelchair accessible.

Liberty Hall Tours and Hours

Click HERE for special Spring 2016 events at Liberty Hall and the Orlando Brown House

3:00 – 5:00 pm – Advice from a Tree, presented by Mary Eaton. A presentation and brainstorming session, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping St. Free tree seeds to participants.

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

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

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6:00 – 9:00 pm – Midnight at the MASQUERADE, at Equus Run Vineyards, 1280 Moores Mill Road, Midway

The rustle of silks and feathers under muted conversation was probably the last thing heard by the tragically and unexpectedly deceased at the Annual Billionaires Club Masquerade Ball. With a mystery under each feathery façade, unmasking the killer may be quite a challenge. It’s up to you to determine which partygoer is guilty, bring this crime to justice, and save the party!

Attend the Billionaires’ Club Annual Masquerade Ball and help get this soiree back on track by trading clues with your guests, gathering information, and solving the crime before the masked menace gets away! Evening wear, ball gowns, Venetian masks, suits, and tuxes are what to wear to this high class night of masks and murder. Get ready for a glamorous evening of mystery, intrigue, and murder.

Join us April, 15th at 6:00pm for our last Murder Mystery Dinner of the season. Come as you are or dressed in your best, this will be one show to kill for!

Tickets: $45.00 per person which includes show and meal. Prepared by Thyme Restaurant and Catering from Paris, KY

Tickets can be purchased by visiting our website: http://www.equusrunvineyards.com/index.cfm?method=storeproducts.showlist&productcategoryid=693AD7B6-CE4E-4F9C-947B-C367E247CC3A

Reservations are required for this event no later than April 14th.

Midnight at the MASQUERADE at Equus Run Vineyards - 4-15-16

6:00 – 9:00 pm – Jeff Ruby, at Talon Winery, Gordon Ln, Shelbyville

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Jeff Ruby grew up surrounded by cornfields in rural Indiana. While doing numerous chores outside, he listened to music for countless hours in his youth. He was introduced, by his oldest brother, to The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Doors, The Who, and many other bands and artists that were before his time. Ruby took to performing at an early age singing in choirs and performing in musicals and plays. He still loves to perform and has played his music in hundreds of shows at venues and festivals throughout the United States and Canada. He’s currently recording his fourth album in Nashville, TN.

6:30 – 8:30 pm – Live Music, at Prodigy Vineyards and Winery, 4686 Versailles Road

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Dinner is available. Open 12 p-9 p at the farm

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.

7:30 pm – Live Jazz featuring the Bill May Quartet, at Bourbon on Main, 103 West Main (KY 420), Frankfort

Bourbon on Main

Live Music, at the Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. 875-2559.

7:00 – 9:00 pm – Flamenco Louisville, presented by the Frankfort Arts Foundation, at Kentucky State University, 400 East Main Street

Frankfort Arts Foundation presents Flamenco Louisville at KSU - 4-15-16

7:30 pm – OVER THE RHINE, at The Grand Theatre, 308 St. Clair Street

Over the Rhine, a Cincinnati-based folk duo with a dozen albums to its credit; they have shared the stage with music legends such as Bob Dylan and John Prine. The husband and wife team pairs Linford Detweiler’s dynamic piano and guitar playing with Karin Bergquist’s soul-tinged vocals. The Washington Post applauds their “understated, country-tinged charm.”

Tickets: $15/$20/$25


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