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Capital Living Event Highlights - Friday

Highlights for Friday, August 19th, 2016

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

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Friday, August 19, 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

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 Summer 2016 events at Liberty Hall and the Orlando Brown House

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

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

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6:00 pm (registration at 5:00 pm) – Kentucky Senior Games 5K Road Race, at the Downtown YMCA,

Get ready for the 2016 Kentucky Senior Games. Qualify for 2017 NSGA which will be held in Birmingham, Alabama, June 2-15.

New this year, we have added a 40-49 Masters age division. This division is just for the Kentucky Senior Games. There is no qualifying for this division for the nationals as the National Senior Games are for ages 50+ only.

Also we have an adaptive sports division for each competition as well as special emphasis for entries for our disabled veterans. Non-ambulatory veterans are eligible for free entry in to the Kentucky Senior Games through a joint program between the National Senior Games and the Veterans’ Administration.. Email Fmiklavcic@aol.com for information on this program.

Entry deadlines August 18 for August events, September 2 for September events.

All men and women 50 years of age and over are eligible to participate in the Kentucky Senior Games. We also accept out of state participants.

The Kentucky Senior Games is the only qualifying site in the state of Kentucky for the National Senior Games.

6:00 – 9:00 pm – The Retro Vibes, at Talon Winery, Gordon Ln, Shelbyville

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Bill and Lorry are a husband and wife duo that express their love of music through vocals with heart. Performing together for the last 9 years since Bill’s retirement is a dream-come true. When they met their love of music was a common interest that drew them together. Raising three boys put their music on the back burner. Now as empty nesters they have come full circle performing their favorite styles of music: R&B, Blues and Jazz.

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

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 – Farmers Bank Summer Concert, Hosted By Downtown Frankfort, Inc., on the Old Capitol Lawn, 300 West Broadway

Caught Red Handed

Summer Concert Series 2016

7:00 pm – Murder Mystery Masquerade Ball Fundraiser, at the Kentucky Historical Society, 100 West Broadway

Music, Food, Dancing, Raffles, Silent Auction and a Mystery to Solve…a benefit for Kids Grow Kentucky

Murder Mystery Masquerade Ball Fundraiser at the Kentucky Historical Society KHS - 8-19-16

7:00 – 9:00 pm – OASIS, at Vineyard Community Church Frankfort, 2250 Lawrenceburg Road

The Wave Student Ministries is excited to bring back the biggest event for middle and high school students of the entire school year: OASIS!!!! We are excited to return to Lex with this massive throw down but to also bring OASIS to our Frankfort Campus this year as well! Mark your calendars for the biggest party in Lexington and Frankfort!

This year’s line up includes: FREE FOOD, LIVE MUSIC, BUBBLE SUITS, 3- POINT SHOOT OUT, HAWAIIN SHAVED ICE, MASSIVE WATER SLIDE, PRIZES, APPAREL, and SO MUCH MORE!!! Frankfort: August 19th (Friday) 7pm-9pm. Location at our Frankfort Campus
Lexington: August 26th (Friday) 7pm-9pm. Location at our Eastland Campus

START INVITING YOUR FRIENDS, SHARING THIS POST, AND SPREADING THE WORD FOR OASIS! You won’t want to miss this party! #westayhyped #thewave

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.

Bourbon on Main, 103 West Main (KY 420), Frankfort

Bourbon on Main

Outside grill open! at the Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559.

9:00 pm – Allen Lane Band, at The Knight Club, 1145 US Highway 127 South, Frankfort

Allen Lane Band


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