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Capital Living Event Highlights - Wednesday

Highlights for Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

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

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Wednesday, April 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.

Frankfort Yoga Studio, Sun Rise Yoga, 7:00-7:40 am, Chair Yoga, 10:00-11:00 am, Yoga, 12:10 – 12:50 pm. Gentle Yoga Flow, 5:15 – 6:15 pm. Intermediate Yoga, 5:30 – 6:45 pm. at the Frankfort Yoga Studio, McClure Building, 3rd Floor, 306 W Main St. Info: 227-3276 or www.frankfortyoga.com

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)

Salato Wildlife Education Brochure 2011-2

Download your Salato Wildlife Brochure HERE

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

10:00 am – 3:30 pm – History Advocacy Workshop, at the Kentucky Historical Society, 100 West Broadway Street

A professional development event for anyone associated with a historical organization who wants to learn how to showcase their organization’s relevance and value.

Participants (staff, board members, volunteers, etc.) will learn how to
· Be a better advocate for your organization.
· Gain the support of elected officials.
· Effectively showcase your value to your community.

Registration required. To register, download and complete the registration form: http://history.ky.gov/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Advocacy_Workshop_Registration.pdf and send it with your payment to Stuart Sanders, Kentucky Historical Society, 100 W. Broadway, Frankfort KY 40601.

Kentucky Museum and Heritage Alliance | Kentucky Civil War Sites Association | Kentucky Historical Society

Direct questions to Stuart Sanders at Stuart.Sanders@ky.gov, or call him at 502-564-1792, ext. 4420.

$7 (includes a boxed lunch

History Advocacy Workshop at the KHS - 4-27-16

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


(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

11:00 am – 1:00 pm – KSU Color Run, at Kentucky State University, 400 East Main Street

Begins and ends in front of the Student Center on Kentucky State University’s Campus. Registration begins at 10:00 am. Music, food and a chance to bring awareness to various causes. dope@kysu.edu for more info and pre-registration.

KSU Color Run - 4-27-16

Lunch specials every day, $7.00 including a drink at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395


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.


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

4:00 – 7:00 pm – Wine Wednesday, $5 a glass, at Capital Cellars, 227 W Broadway. Info: 352-2600.

Capital Cellars Wine 6-26-14

5:00 pm – 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.

6:00 – 9:00 pm – The Relationship Dismount: How to Stick the Landing When Exiting a Toxic Relationship, at Kentucky State University, 400 East Main Street

Radio talk show host Zo Williams will be featured at Kentucky State University’s Men’s Spring Conference from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 27 in the Student Center Ballroom.

Williams is the host of two shows, “The #ZoWhat? Morning Show,” under the TradioV.com network, and “The Voice of Reason” (formerly on actor/singer Jamie Foxx’s Foxxhole/Sirius XM), which can be heard on Hot-Button Radio on DashRadio.com. He also is the author of The Relationship Dismount: How to Stick the Landing When Exiting a Toxic Relationship.

A book signing will take place following the lecture and ceremony.

Williams has appeared on several television shows including, “Spitfire,” a hip-hop roundtable show with rap legend Kool Mo Dee and as a panelist on TV One’s, “Black Men Revealed.”

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6:30 pm – Film Discussion: The Martian, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

Join us to discuss the Academy Award nominated film based on Weir’s novel. The film was directed by Ridley Scott and stars Matt Damon. After registering, please stop by the Library to pick up a copy of the film.

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

Register online at the following link: bit.ly/OBOFFilmDiscussion

Film Discussion - The Martian at the PSPL - 4-27-16

8:30 – 11:30 pm – Open Mic, $2.75 import and craft beer, at the Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. 875-2559.

Bourbon on Main, 103 W Main St. 352-2720

Bourbon on Main

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