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Capital Living Event Highlights - Wednesday

Highlights for Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

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

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Wednesday, September 21, 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 – 12:00 noon – International Day of Peace 1K Walk, from the Capitol Avenue Bridge to the State Capitol Steps

Kentucky State University (KSU) and the Kentucky Job Corps will hold a 1K walk in honor of International Day of Peace at 10 a.m. Wednesday, September 21 at the Kentucky State Capitol. Following the walk, a luncheon will be held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.in the Carl M. Hill Student Center Ballroom at KSU.

The International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”) is observed around the world each year onSeptember 21. Established in 1981 by unanimous United Nations resolution 36/37, the General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to commemorating and strengthening the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and peoples, according to the website, InternationalDayofPeace.org.

Participants must RSVP for the luncheon no later than Friday, September 16. Seating is limited.

For more information, please contact Irma Johnson at 502-545-3423 (mobile) or 502-597-5845 (office) or email Irma.Johnson@kysu.edu


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

Diane Tesler’s Exhibition of Still Life Paintings opened at Capital Gallery, 314 Lewis Street, and will run thru October 8th. She is a sought-after teacher and after years of maintaining a studio in the Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA she moved to Kewanna, Indiana where she has bought and re-habbed a number of derelict buildings for living and studio work. She started an arts festival that draws from the area as well as Chicago & Indianapolis. Tesler has been exhibiting at Capital Gallery since its inception in 1983 and has many collectors in the area. This is her first exhibit exclusively showing her oil still life paintings. Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10 – 5 Phone: 502-223-2649

11:00 am – 2:00 pm – Hump Day Lunch, at Nitro of Frankfort, 220 W Main St for complimentary lunch! 226-2400.

Any flavored margarita, $3.99, Lunch specials every day, $7.00 including a drink. Live music featuring Chris Fallis, at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395

12:00 – 2:00 pm – Food for Thought: Hung on a Horn, at the Kentucky Historical Society, 100 W Broadway St, Frankfort

Mel Hankla will discuss elaborately carved powder horns by Frances Tansel and his sons, Timothy and John. Reservations required by Sept. 16. $25 for Kentucky Historical Society members; $30 for other patrons.

Food for Thought - Shreds of History Hung on a Horn - 9-21-16

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.


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

6:00 – 8:00 pm – Wine’d Down Wednesday, at Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe, 235 W Broadway St, Frankfort


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

Pint Night* serving Carolina Reaper Peach IPA from Flying Dog Brewery. When you buy the featured pint, you get to keep the brewer’s pint glass *limited supplies at Bourbon on Main, 103 W Main St. Info: 352-2720.

Bourbon on Main

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