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Highlights for Friday, August 12th, 2016
Don’t miss a minute of what’s going on this Weekend in and around the Frankfort Area!
Capital Living Covers Frankfort’s Social Scene…BE SEEN By Capital Living!!!
Friday, August 12, 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
10:15 am – Black Bear Enrichment
Youth (5 to 18) $2.00
Children Under 5 Free
Scheduled school groups and chaperones $2.00 (age 5 and older)
Individual Membership $20.00
Family $30 (includes all members of the immediate family)
Friend Membership $50 (family and 5 guests)
Download your Salato Wildlife Brochure HERE
For More Information call (502)564-7863 or 1(800)858-1549
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.
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
11:30 am – 12:30 pm – Lunchtime Concert Series presents Will Renshaw, Laura Ellen Penn & Skip Hayes, at the Ward Oates Amphitheater, (at the end of Main Street, beside Liberty Hall and behind the KY Bar Association) Bring you lunch and enjoy FREE music sponsored by Frankfort Parks, Recreation & Historic Sites. 875-8575.
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.
$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.
Click HERE for special Summer 2016 events at Liberty Hall and the Orlando Brown House
2:00 – 4:00 pm – The Woman’s Club of Frankfort and the Garden Club of Frankfort will dedicate the Lilian Lindsey Garden at the Woman’s Club of Frankfort, 200 Washington St., Public is Invited.
4:00 – 7:00 pm – Wine Tasting, at Capital Cellars, 227 W Broadway. More info: visit http://www.capitalcellars.com or call 502.352.2600
The Bee is at 6:00 pm, but the doors open at 5:00 for dinner and a silent auction (lots of cool stuff up for bids, including a barrel of bourbon, UK basketball tickets, Disney vacation package, etc!).
Please attend this fun-filled event and cheer on your favorite team! It’s a great fundraiser for the Education Center.
5:00 – 9:00 pm – 3 Piece Revival, Inside the Winery at Elk Creek Vineyards, Owenton, KY http://www.elkcreekvineyards.com/
6:00 – 9:00 pm – Chester, at Talon Winery, Gordon Ln, Shelbyville
Chester is a band that consists of 4 members and enjoy entertaining through all kinds of covers! They are a hometown favorite!
6:30 – 8:30 pm – Live Music, at Prodigy Vineyards and Winery, 4686 Versailles Road
Dinner is available. Open 12 p-9 p at the farm
4th Anniversary Celebration! With Live Music featuring Chris Fallis. Any flavor margarita $3.25, 32 ounce domestic beer, $3.99 and 2 for 1 tequila shots! at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395.
7:00 pm – Theater on the River: Kentucky Governors – An Abbreviated History, at the Ward Oates Amphitheater, (at the end of Main Street, beside Liberty Hall and behind the KY Bar Association)
For the third consecutive summer, there will be Theatre on the River in Ward Oates Amphitheatre, at the end of Main Street behind Liberty Hall. All proceeds benefit the Capital City Museum. Admission is $5 per person.
This year there will be two shows offered. Mark Twain’s classic Tom Sawyer, adapted by Laura Eason, is directed by Karen Hatter and features a cast of twelve. Kentucky Governors: An Abbreviated History was written and is being directed by Sami Allison, who directed Two Loves and a River last year, and showcases four actors.
Kentucky Governors: An Abbreviated History was conceived and written by Sami Allison, and it will introduce the audience to all of Kentucky’s governors – Isaac Shelby to Matt Bevin. The show provides a taste of history, some laughs and will leave you intrigued. And this is all accomplished by four talented women: Katy Doyle, Anna Girard Fletcher, Shaina Khan, and Annabelle Renshaw. Technical support is provided to Allison by Ross Duncliffe and Kayla McGaughey.
Production dates for Kentucky Governors are August 5, 12, 13, 26 at 7:00 p.m., with a matinee at 2:00 on the 21st.
Audience is cautioned that there is no shade, and the matinee times will be hot. Please bring, in addition to a chair, an umbrella or a canopy. Concessions will be available one hour before each curtain, as well as during intermission. Should it rain, the performance will be relocated to Frankfort High School, 328 Shelby Street.
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.
Original title Saul fia In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival upon trying to salvage from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son. Won an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film of the Year.
2016 Summer Film Series Tickets $6 / Series Pass $30 (includes all seven films!)
Bourbon on Main, 103 West Main (KY 420), Frankfort
Outside grill open! Live music featuring Thunderstruck, (ultimate AC/DC tribute band from Louisville). at the Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559.
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