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Highlights for Saturday, October 1st, 2016

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

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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)

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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 – 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.

Bourbon on Main

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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