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Wednesday, September 28, 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 – 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

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.

Lunch specials every day, $7.49 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.

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 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.

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

7:30 pm – Dance Kaleidoscope, at The Grand Theatre, 308 St. Clair Street

Dance Kaleidoscope brings to the Grand stage dancers who are trained in the rigorous modern dance technique of Martha Graham to perform to the music of Cole Porter, Bob Dylan and more.

Performance is funded in part by a grant from South Arts, The National Endowment for the Arts and the Kentucky Arts Council.

Tickets: $20 / $25 / $30

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

Pint Night* 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


Thursday, September 29, 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 Pavilion, River View Park Pavilion, 404 Wilkinson Blvd

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

Frankfort Yoga Studio, Beginner’s Yoga, 10:00 – 11:00 am, Tai Chi, 12:05 – 1:00 pm, Meditation, 5:00 – 5:30 pm, All Levels Flow Yoga, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Tai Chi, 5:45 – 6:45 pm. at the Frankfort Yoga Studio, McClure Building, 3rd Floor, 306 W Main St. Info: 227-3276 or www.frankfortyoga.com

10:00 am – 2:30 pm – KSU Career Fair, at Kentucky State University, 400 E Main St, Frankfort

Over 50 employers will be available at Kentucky State University’s Career Fair from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, September 29 in the Carl M. Hill Student Center Ballroom. Participants will be able to talk with a wide range of companies including Kroger, Waffle House, Sherwin Williams and Coca-Cola.

Business attire only.

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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

11:30 am – 1:30 pm – Frankfort Chamber Business at Noon Luncheon with Leadership Frankfort Class of 2017, at Whitaker Bank, 130 W Main St, Frankfort

If you’d like more information about Leadership Frankfort, click HERE.

For an application, click HERE

Join the Frankfort Area Chamber of Commerce as we meet the Leadership Frankfort of 2017. Our guest speaker will be announced closer to our event date.
Cost to attend is $15 per person and reservations are required.

Aerial View of Frankfort from Drone

Kids Eat FREE! with the purchase of two adult meals, 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.

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

2:00 – 4:00 pm – Searching for Family History, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping St, Frankfort

Search for your ancestors in millions of historical records using FamilySearch.org. Discover your place in history by preserving your genealogy online. See what others have contributed and share your family story. Whether you have just started researching your family roots or have worked with family history for years we encourage you to join us as Mark Kinnaird discusses the different attributes of this free genealogy database.

No registration required. Library Community Room

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4:00 – 6:00 pm – Happy Hour, at Prodigy Vineyards and Winery, 4686 Versailles Road

Buy one get one half price on wine by the glass from 4-6 pm.

Prodigy Winery Logo

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

 

Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe, 235 W Broadway, Happy Hour, 5:00 – 8:00 pm, Open Jam Session, 7:00 – 10:00 pm,  1/2 price bottles of wine or beer bucket of 6 select beers for $17.95. Info HERE

5:30 pm (preview starts at 3:00 pm) – Public Auction, Waverly House Auction, 140 Hahn Drive (corner of US 127 and US 420), semi load of merchandise from big box retailers.  Save up 90% off of retail! Plus, some items from a nice estate!!!  Preview begins at 12 pm.  Check out photos of their items on Facebook HERE.  Info: (859)743-2472 or on their website HERE.

6:30 pm – Trivia, margaritas $5 during the game, at Bourbon on Main, 103 W Main St. 352-2720.

Bourbon on Main

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

DJ Music Night, at the Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. 875-2559.


Friday, September 30, 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)

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 – 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

4:30 – 6:30 pm – Garden Brothers Circus, at the Frankfort Convention Center, 405 Mero St.

GARDEN BROTHERS CIRCUS has everything you’d expect to see at a Circus. GARDEN BROTHERS CIRCUS celebrates 100 years entertaining families throughout North America and “we’ve pulled out all the stops!” Last chance to see Elephants live! ‘Motorcycle Madness’ has motorcycle daredevils somersaulting and spinning in a big Globe of Doom; Chinese Acrobats, the Human Slingshot, Racing Camels, crazy comedy with Circus Clowns, daring aerialists; cirque artists. Its 1½ hours of excitement and fun at GARDEN BROTHERS CIRCUS.

Free children’s tickets have been distributed at all elementary schools, pre-schools, day care centers and churches. The Free Tickets are also available at sponsoring businesses in the area. Free Kid Tickets are valid for children ages 3-12. Children 2 and under are free unless you would like to sit in VIP; they will require a chair. ONE Free Kid’s Ticket is valid PER PAID ADULT. If you have a Free Kid’s Ticket, no other ticket purchase is necessary for your child. The Free Kid’s Ticket must be presented at the box office day of show in order for the child to get in for free. Free Kid’s Tickets can be upgraded to VIP at the door.

First one hundred adult tickets sold online are only $9.95. The $9.95 adult first 100 deal can be used in conjunction with a Free Kid’s Ticket.

(Pricing and availability subject to change at discretion of Garden Bros Circus)

Seating is first-come first-serve in the level you purchase. Arrive early for the best seats. Doors open one hour prior to the show for the Kid’s Fun Zone.

Adult 1st 100 Deal – $9.95
For a limited time only! – $9.95 Adult tickets!! *While supplies last!

Child General Admission – $8.00

Adult General Admission – $22.00

VIP Child Ringside Seats – $16.00

VIP Adult Ringside Seats – $30.00

VIP Ringside Seating right next to all of the action!

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

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6:00 – 9:00 pm – JOHN FORD, at Talon Winery, Gordon Ln, Shelbyville

Talon Winery Logo

Ford is a veteran of the Cincinnati music scene, playing classic rock, punk and alt country in various bands, influenced by everything from classic & college rock to country blues. Currently playing a repertoire of self-composed American roots music. “I’ve been writing songs since my early teens” John explains, “Whether it be songs I’ve written or an old song from the 1930’s, I play what I fall in love with. Many times people ask if I’m doing all original music; sometimes I do, depending on the venue, but sometimes it’s just an old Son House song or a new Chris Smither song that people have never heard, that I consider to be a great song.”

6:30 – 8:30 pm – Live Music, at Prodigy Vineyards and Winery, 4686 Versailles Road

Prodigy Winery Logo

Dinner is available. Open 12 p-9 p at the farm

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.

7:30 – 9:30 pm – Garden Brothers Circus, at the Frankfort Convention Center, 405 Mero St.

GARDEN BROTHERS CIRCUS has everything you’d expect to see at a Circus. GARDEN BROTHERS CIRCUS celebrates 100 years entertaining families throughout North America and “we’ve pulled out all the stops!” Last chance to see Elephants live! ‘Motorcycle Madness’ has motorcycle daredevils somersaulting and spinning in a big Globe of Doom; Chinese Acrobats, the Human Slingshot, Racing Camels, crazy comedy with Circus Clowns, daring aerialists; cirque artists. Its 1½ hours of excitement and fun at GARDEN BROTHERS CIRCUS.

Free children’s tickets have been distributed at all elementary schools, pre-schools, day care centers and churches. The Free Tickets are also available at sponsoring businesses in the area. Free Kid Tickets are valid for children ages 3-12. Children 2 and under are free unless you would like to sit in VIP; they will require a chair. ONE Free Kid’s Ticket is valid PER PAID ADULT. If you have a Free Kid’s Ticket, no other ticket purchase is necessary for your child. The Free Kid’s Ticket must be presented at the box office day of show in order for the child to get in for free. Free Kid’s Tickets can be upgraded to VIP at the door.

First one hundred adult tickets sold online are only $9.95. The $9.95 adult first 100 deal can be used in conjunction with a Free Kid’s Ticket.

(Pricing and availability subject to change at discretion of Garden Bros Circus)

Seating is first-come first-serve in the level you purchase. Arrive early for the best seats. Doors open one hour prior to the show for the Kid’s Fun Zone.

Adult 1st 100 Deal – $9.95
For a limited time only! – $9.95 Adult tickets!! *While supplies last!

Child General Admission – $8.00

Adult General Admission – $22.00

VIP Child Ringside Seats – $16.00

VIP Adult Ringside Seats – $30.00

VIP Ringside Seating right next to all of the action!

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Live music featuring John De Hoyas from Nashville, 6:00 pm, Bourbon on Main, 103 West Main (KY 420), Frankfort

Bourbon on Main

Live music featuring Chris Fallis and By Water (with Johnathan Keeler, Marcus Brothwell and Jordan Ellis), at the Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559.

7:30 pm – The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra, at The Grand Theatre, 308 St. Clair Street

Celebrating over 80 years The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra keeps the rich tradition of the big band sound alive.

Tickets: $45 / $40/ $30

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Live music by Stillwater, at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395

 


Saturday, October 1, 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 Pavilion, 404 Wilkinson Blvd

 

10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Alpaca Haven Farm & Gift/Fiber Shop OPEN, at Alpaca Haven Farm, 1 Earthaven Drive, Waddy, KY in Franklin County

Fiber lovers! Did you know there is an alpaca fiber shop in Franklin county?

The gift and fiber shop will be open on weekends starting Saturday, August 20 from 10 am to 4 pm and Sunday, August 21 from 1 pm to 4 pm until Christmas.
New shipment of our Franklin County alpacas yarn, roving, and batting in stock. Luxurious alpaca gloves, hats, gloves, sweaters, scarves, socks, fur toys, roving, batting, yarn and more!

Farm tours by appointment. 502.682.0617 or dowdy@alpacahavenkentucky.com

www.alpacahavenkentucky.com

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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

 

 

12:30 – 4:30 pm – Fall Foliage and Pumpkin Patch Train, at the Bluegrass Railroad Museum, 175 Beasley Road, Versailles

Get tickets HERE

Enjoy beautiful Woodford County as Fall rolls in! Cooler temperatures will bring in colorful leaves on and around our line.

The Museum and Gift Shop will open at 12:30, while the train will depart at 2 pm. At the far end of our track, the train will stop, and passengers will have the opportunity to disembark, approach the Young’s High Bridge (near the community of Tyrone), and overlook the majestic Kentucky River Gorge.

After the passengers re-board the train, it will climb back up the hill, stopping again at the Abbott Platform for Life Adventure Center ! The LAC has been growing a Pumpkin Patch, and our passengers will have the opportunity to purchase their favorite! Please bring cash for the pumpkins!

After everyone re-boards a second time, we’ll return to the station. Even with the stop for LAC, the entire trip shouldn’t be much more than 2 hours.

There are restrooms at the station, but not on the train.

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1:00 – 3:00 pm – Inside the Lines Coloring Club, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping St, Frankfort

Join us for an afternoon of coloring and relaxation! Adult coloring books offer a fun way to unwind and tap into your creativity. Studies have shown that coloring can reduce stress and improve focus and mindfulness.

The “Inside the Lines Coloring Club” is a monthly coloring group for adults. This free event will take place in the Library Community Room, and no registration is necessary. For more information, contact Diane Dehoney at 352-2665×108 or diane@pspl.org.

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Saturday- Sunday, October 1 – 2, 1:00 pm – 12:00 Noon Great American Campout, at Upper Cove Spring Archery Park

Looking for a great way to getting into camping? Or just looking for something fun to do this fall? Check out CKY’s First Great American Camp Out! October 1st.

Skyland Trail Area of Cove Springs Park
Cedar Cove Road
Frankfort, KY 40601

Saturday, 10/1, 1:00 PM – Sunday, 10/2, 12:00PM

Join us for a great start to your Fall Break and a great end to the camping season at the Great American Campout. Frankfort Parks and Recreation and Canoe Kentucky are proud to offer a family friendly opportunity that allows the whole family to enjoy the great outdoors. Numerous workshops and seminars throughout the day, along with games, activities, a hotdog cookout, bonfire, and more. Camping gear available for rent and for sale.

Walk-ins are welcome

Contact Info:
Nathan Depenbrock
502-227-4492
nathan@canoeky.com

The Great American Campout at Upper Cove Springs - Oct1-2

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 – GUY LEE, at Talon Winery, Gordon Ln, Shelbyville

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

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6:00 pm – 1:00 am – Kapital Fest, at the Frankfort Convention Center, 405 Mero St. Created by TriFection Entertainment to become an annual Hip-Hop and R&B Showcase of National and Regional talent. Party buses will be running from Lexington and back. For transportation click HERE. To purchase tickets/Info click HERE.

MIGOS — RiFF RAFF — Kent Jones — Cal Scruby — DJ Afterthought — Choo Jackson — Jack Harlow — J Cannon — Soufside Chico

Kapital Fest is a day to celebrate the advancements of today’s music culture in central Kentucky. Bringing together the tri-city population of Lexington, Louisville, Cincinnati, and everywhere in between to unite in our capital city of Frankfort. Music lovers from around the state – come experience the hype of year number one at the Frankfort Convention Center!

Created by TriFection Entertainment to become an annual Hip-Hop and R&B showcase of National and Regional talent in our capital city of Frankfort, Kentucky. In the first installment of our annual event we have pulled in talent from across the United States to ensure a diverse lineup and performances to set the tone for years to come.

TICKETS: http://kapital.trif3ction.com/

***This is an ALL AGES EVENT***

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Lineup:
Julian J Cannon Thomas
Soufside Chico
Jack Harlow
Choo Jackson
DJ Afterthought
Cal Scruby
Kent Jones
Riff Raff
Migos

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32 ounce domestic beer, $4.25 at at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395

7:30 pm – Frankfort Cemetery Ghost Walk, at the Frankfort Cemetery, 215 E Main Street, Frankfort

Join the Frankfort Cemetery for their first Ghost Walk to be held on Saturday, October 1, 2016. Board the trolley at the train depot parking lot and ride up to the cemetery. Climb aboard a hayride through the cemetery to meet interesting people from Frankfort and let them tell you their story.

$10.00 per person/ Children under 10 years of age $5.00
Two scheduled times: 7:30 pm and 9:00 pm.
(Seating is limited to 25 per tour)

Reservations and pre-payment required. Cash or check accepted.

Call the cemetery office at 502-227-2403 or email frankfortcemetery@gmail.com for more information and/or reservations. Deadline for reservations and payment is Sept. 29th.

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UK and UofL Games on the Big Screens! $10 buckets. Live music featuring Dudley and Steve Gullett from 10:00 – 11:30 pm. Close the night with dance music, at the Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559.

Open at 2:00 pm. Live music featuring Bruce Lewis Trio, at Bourbon on Main, 103 W Main St. 352-2720.

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9:00 pm – Frankfort Cemetery Ghost Walk, at the Frankfort Cemetery, 215 E Main Street, Frankfort

Join the Frankfort Cemetery for their first Ghost Walk to be held on Saturday, October 1, 2016. Board the trolley at the train depot parking lot and ride up to the cemetery. Climb aboard a hayride through the cemetery to meet interesting people from Frankfort and let them tell you their story.

$10.00 per person/ Children under 10 years of age $5.00
Two scheduled times: 7:30 pm and 9:00 pm.
(Seating is limited to 25 per tour)

Reservations and pre-payment required. Cash or check accepted.

Call the cemetery office at 502-227-2403 or email frankfortcemetery@gmail.com for more information and/or reservations. Deadline for reservations and payment is Sept. 29th.

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Sunday, October 2, 2016

8:00 am – 1:00 pm – Capitol View Mountain Bike Festival, at Capitol View Park, Frankfort

A new event coming to Capitol View Park in Frankfort, Kentucky. Skills Clinic and Racing for All Ages and Skill Levels

Registration for Skills Clinics and Races begins at 7:00am
Skills Clinics are free to kids 12 and under but a legal guardians must be present and sign a waiver.

All skills clinics are from 8am-10am
12 and Under- Beginner and Intermediate
12 and Up- Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Skills Clinics-$5 per rider/free with race registration

Race Times:
Rookie(2 yrs or less exp/no racing exp)- 10:30AM
Novice- 11:00AM
Shredders- 12:00PM

Register Online – https://www.bikereg.com/capitolview

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12:30 – 4:30 pm Fall Foliage and Pumpkin Patch Train, at the Bluegrass Railroad Museum, 175 Beasley Road, Versailles

Get tickets HERE

Enjoy beautiful Woodford County as Fall rolls in! Cooler temperatures will bring in colorful leaves on and around our line.

The Museum and Gift Shop will open at 12:30, while the train will depart at 2 pm. At the far end of our track, the train will stop, and passengers will have the opportunity to disembark, approach the Young’s High Bridge (near the community of Tyrone), and overlook the majestic Kentucky River Gorge.

After the passengers re-board the train, it will climb back up the hill, stopping again at the Abbott Platform for Life Adventure Center ! The LAC has been growing a Pumpkin Patch, and our passengers will have the opportunity to purchase their favorite! Please bring cash for the pumpkins!

After everyone re-boards a second time, we’ll return to the station. Even with the stop for LAC, the entire trip shouldn’t be much more than 2 hours.

There are restrooms at the station, but not on the train.

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1:00 – 4:00 pm – Alpaca Haven Farm & Gift/Fiber Shop OPEN, at Alpaca Haven Farm, 1 Earthaven Drive, Waddy, KY in Franklin County

Fiber lovers! Did you know there is an alpaca fiber shop in Franklin county?

The gift and fiber shop will be open on weekends starting Saturdays and Sundays, through Christmas.

New shipment of our Franklin County alpacas yarn, roving, and batting in stock. Luxurious alpaca gloves, hats, gloves, sweaters, scarves, socks, fur toys, roving, batting, yarn and more!

Farm tours by appointment. 502.682.0617 or dowdy@alpacahavenkentucky.com

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1:00 – 5:00 pm – Prodigy Winery, Farm Open, off Versailles Rd, Frankfort

Prodigy Vineyards and Winery is located in the heart of the Bluegrass
on the Peach Family Farm. Centrally located in Woodford County, KY
where great thoroughbred race horses are foaled, and raised.

Kentucky is rich in limestone and loam soils that are unique components
for the grapes that are grown and the wines that we produce.
Our Vineyard is 10 years old and our family is working hard to
create a memorable and enjoyable wine.

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1:00 – 9:00 pm – Sunday Bloody Fun Day, at Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe, 235 W Broadway. Relax on your Sunday, grab breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner with new extended hours, 8:00 am – 9:00 pm. Take the edge off with the Specialty Bloody Mary Bar. Info HERE

2:00 pm (preview starts at 12:00 pm) – Public Auction, Waverly House Auction, 140 Hahn Drive (corner of US 127 and US 420), semi load of merchandise from big box retailers.  Save up 90% off of retail! Plus, some items from a nice estate!!!  Preview begins at 12 pm.  Check out photos of their items on Facebook HERE.  Info: (859)743-2472 or on their website HERE.

2:00 – 4:30 pm – Tunes in the Vines featuring Beyond Apple, at Equus Run Vineyards, 1280 Moores Mill Rd., Midway, KY

“Tunes in the Vines” series is back this year as it celebrates its 18th year. A bottle of wine, good friends and great music are the perfect blend for Sunday afternoons! This year there is a wide variety of musicians to perform on the Event Barn stage from 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm each Sunday for an afternoon of family friendly entertainment! They help support many local musicians and hope that you will too! Just bring a picnic, lawn chairs or blankets! Don’t forget the family and friends.

No charge— just be prepared for a good time!

Local Kentucky beer also available along with many Equus Run wines.

Vineyard Open from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Equus Run Vineyards


Monday, October 3, 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, Yoga Basics, 12:10 – 12:50 pm, Beginner/Intermediate Yoga, 5:15 – 6:30 pm, Power Flow Vinyasa Yoga, 6:40 – 7:40 pm.  306 W Main St, 3rd floor. Info:  www.frankfortyoga.com

5:00 – 9:00 pm – Bike Night, on St. Clair, Frankfort

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Lime margarita, $2.99. 32 ounce domestic beer, $3.99 at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395

5:30 – 6:30 pm – Monday Makers Series – Wood Sculpture, at Josephine Sculpture Park, 3355 Lawrenceburg Road, Frankfort

This series will meet 4 times: Monday nights Oct. 3, 10, 17 & 24 from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm.

Come on out to drill, saw, glue, and sand to create your own sculpture out of wood. You will learn about other wood artists, experiment and learn about different types of wood, learn how to sand, cut with a handsaw, drill holes, and attach wood together with different techniques. Learn to tinker with wood and who knows maybe you will be building a Tree House in your backyard soon! Wood is donated by local woodworkers.

Fun for all skill levels, no experience needed.

Instructor: Jody Jaques

Price: $50 total (includes all 4 classes)
Supplies included and tools provided

All ages and ability levels welcome, suggested 8 and up

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6:00 – 8:00 pm – Minecraft Monday, at the Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe, 235 W Broadway. Every Monday, the cafe has a dinner special, designed by Chef Annie, for the entire family. Minecrafters of all ages connect to the Coffeetree server and play together! Info HERE

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Server Industry Night and Happy hour all night! Grill now open! 5:00 – 9:00 pm, at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559


Tuesday, October 4, 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 – 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, Core Yoga, 12:10 – 12:50 pm, Tai Chi, 2:00 – 3:00 pm, Children’s Yoga, 5:00 – 5:50 pm, Gentle Basics Lionflow Yoga, 5:15 – 5:50 pm, Flow One Intermediate Lionflow/Vinyasa Yoga, 6:00 – 7:15 pm.  306 W Main St., Third Floor. Info:  www.frankfortyoga.com

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 – 6:00 pm – W.I.N.O.S (Women In Need Of Sanity) Ladies Night, at Prodigy Vineyards and Winery, 4686 Versailles Road

Ladies can get their favorite glass of wine at half the price. Includes Wine Frappé (Slush) when on tap.

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Wine Classes, Tuesdays, October 4 – November 8 at Capital Cellars, 227 Broadway. Students are responsible for bringing a total of 4 wine glasses each week, including the first class. $80, includes one Riedel crystal class. Info/Register HERE

4:00 – 7:00 pm – Fall Book Sale “Friends only” Night, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping St, Frankfort

Friends of the Paul Sawyier Public Library
GIANT Fall Book Sale
October 4 – 8
Library Community Room
319 Wapping Street
Frankfort, KY 40601

No book or media will be priced over $1!
(no book lover can resist such a bargain!!!)

The first day of the sale is limited to Friends members,
including new friends who buy a membership at the door!

The “Friends only” night is a very popular event!

If you have never attended, plan on stopping by to see what all the excitement is about!

New annual memberships and renewals will be available
at the Community Room entrance for just $5 for individuals,
$10 for families, and $3.00 for seniors and students!

The sale will be open to the general public all day on Thursday and Friday!

Paperback books are 25 cents,
large paperbacks are 50 cents,
and hardback books are $1.00!
Saturday is bag/box day for everyone!
Everything you can fit in a bag is just $2,
and everything you can fit in a box is just $5!!!
There is no limit on the number of bags and boxes!!!
It doesn’t get any better than that,
unless, of course, the book you wanted was sold before Saturday!

Sale days and hours:

. . . . . Tuesday, October 4, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Friends Preview Day
. . . . . Wednesday, October 5, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm, General Public
. . . . . Thursday, October 6, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm, General Public
. . . . . Friday, October 7, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, General Public
. . . . . Saturday, October 8, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, General Public, Bag and Box Day

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5:30 – 7:30 pm – Searching for Family History, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping St, Frankfort

Search for your ancestors in millions of historical records usingFamilySearch.org. Discover your place in history by preserving your genealogy online. See what others have contributed and share your family story. Whether you have just started researching your family roots or have worked with family history for years we encourage you to join us as Mark Kinnaird discusses the different attributes of this free genealogy database.

No registration required. Sower Board Room

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6:30 – 7:30 pm – Weekly Light Stretching & Meditation with Mary Nickles, Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30 pm, at The Light Clinic, 306 W Main St., Suite 609. Simple light stretching and group meditation. Beginners and advanced students welcome. Just show up. If you’ve never meditated before, come 10 minutes early and Mary will lead you in a simple meditation practice. 330-4233.

6:30 pm – Candidate Forum, at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W Broadway. Hosted by the Frankfort Area Chamber of Commerce. Info: 223-2261.

Enjoy everyday lunch specials for $7.00, includes drink!, Homemade sangria, $3.25, at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. Info: 352-2395

7:00 pm – Trivia hosted by Jamey Wiglesworth, at Buddy’s Pizza, 212 W Broadway. Cash prizes for 1st and 2nd place! Happy Hour everyday 4:00-7:00 p.m. with $1 off all craft draft beer. Info: 352-2920.

9:00 pm – 12:00 am – Karaoke, at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559

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