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Highlights for Saturday, July 16th, 2016

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

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Saturday, July 16, 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.

7:00 am – 12 noon – Franklin County Farmers Market, at the Farmers Market Pavillion, River View Park Pavilion, 404 Wilkinson Blvd

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)

Salato Wildlife Education Brochure 2011-2

Franklin County Fair & Horse Show, at Lakeview Park

Click HERE for the Schedule of Events

Click HERE for Livestock Show Info

Click HERE for Horse Show Events

Click HERE for Motor Sports Events

Click HERE for Pageant Info

Franklin County Fair & Horse Show - July 12-16

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 – 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 – 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

11:30 am – 7:00 pm – Juniper Hill Family Aquatic Center, 800 Louisville Road, Frankfort

Juniper Hill Family Aquatic Center 2 - 2016

Juniper Hill Family Aquatic Center 1 - 2016

Juniper Hill Family Aquatic Center 3 - 2016

1:00 – 2:00 pm – Food for Thought, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

Want to learn more about making healthful choices at the grocery store? Join Beth Ruggles, Health and Wellness Coach at Vibrant Life, as she discusses how to read food labels, GMO vs. non-GMO, and the differences between organic and conventional produce. Learn how making better food choices can impact your health, how to shop wisely on a budget, and how to identify the most important numbers on a food label.

This free event will take place in the Library Community Room. For more information, contact Amy at 352-2665×103 or Diane at diane@pspl.org.

Food for Thought at the Paul Sawyier Public Library - 7-16-16

1:00 – 4:00 pm – Family Fun Saturday: Audobon’s World, at the Kentucky Historical Society, 100 West Broadway

Kids will learn about John James Audubon and Kentucky’s birds, then create their own art by painting with watercolors and making paper birds.

Family Fun Saturday - Audobon's World at the KHS - 7-16-16

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 Summer 2016 events at Liberty Hall and the Orlando Brown House

3:00 – 5:00 pm – Ties & Tiaras, at the Kentucky Historical Society, 100 West Broadway

Come spend the afternoon dancing and celebrating your young prince or princess at the Kentucky History Center in Frankfort, KY!

When: Saturday, July 16th, 2016 3:00-5:00pm
Where: Kentucky History Center (Frankfort, KY)
Who: Princes and Princesses (especially those ages 3-10) and someone special in their life! Dad, moms, sons & daughters, grandpas & granddaughters, etc. This event is open to the public!
Cost: $50 per couple (add another prince or princess for $15), to benefit The Frankfort Christian Academy
What: Dancing, cupcakes, punch, and photos!

All proceeds from this event will benefit The Frankfort Christian Academy.

Tickets on sale beginning May 23, 2016! Purchase at TFCA during business hours (M-F 7:15am-5:30pm) or online.

Tickets purchased online may be picked up at TFCA before July 15th or at the Will Call desk at the event.

Ties & Tiaras Full - 7-16-16

4:00 – 7:00 pm – Stray Local, at Talon Winery, Gordon Ln, Shelbyville

Talon Winery Logo

Stray Local is a folk celebration, an invitation to dance, a reminder of why the South is known for music that makes you feel at home. Our music, well honed and alive, spring from the dynamic songwriting and demonstrates a lithe sense of what a song can become with deep understanding of Americana musical traditions. As comfortable with folk standards as with fresh material, Stray Local explores the joys of an inexhaustible genre.
Stray Local has won various awards including top honors at Charlie Poole Music Festival and Hoppin John’s Fiddler’s convention in the Folk Song, Vocal Duet, Old Time Band and Non-Traditional Band categories. Stray Local is the 2013 winner of the Hourglass Studios Competition and was a nominee for the best Americana band of 2015 at the Carolina Music Awards. They have two albums of original music and an album of traditional old time tunes.

5:30 – 9:30 pm – Lewis Mathis, Inside the Winery at Elk Creek Vineyards, Owenton, KY http://www.elkcreekvineyards.com/

Elk Creek Vineyards 2

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 sangria margarita $3.99, at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395.

Eddie Barber Band, at the Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559.

Open at 2:00 pm, Live music featuring Jim Cook, 6:00 pm, at Bourbon on Main, 103 W Main St. Info: 352-2720.

Bourbon on Main

7:30 pm – 2016 Summer Film Series – The Revenant (2015 Rated R), at The Grand Theatre, 308 St. Clair Street

A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team. Leonardo DiCaprio won an Oscar for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role. Won 3 Oscars. Another 71 wins & 152 nominations

2016 Summer Film Series – Tickets $6 / Series Pass $30 (all seven films!)

The Revenant at The Grand Theatre - 7-1-16


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