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Capital Living Event Highlights - Friday

Highlights for Friday, October 7th, 2016

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

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Friday, October 7, 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

10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Fall Book Sale, 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

Book Sale

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

2:00 pm – Sunday, October 9, 5:00 pm – Weekend Paddle and Survival Trip, at Canoe Kentucky, 7323 Peaks Mill Rd, Frankfort

Come spend the weekend with NRS and CKY as we teach the basics of paddle camping and wilderness survival skills. Registration is now open, this is a amazing chance to hone your outdoor skills or to learn some new ones.

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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

Capital Cellars

5:30 – 9:30 pm – Lyn Payne-Holland, Inside the Winery at Elk Creek Vineyards, Owenton, KY http://www.elkcreekvineyards.com/

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6:00 – 9:00 pm – CARLY MOFFA, at Talon Winery, Gordon Ln, Shelbyville

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Burned with sounds of Jimmy Hendrix and Johnny Cash, the mistress of New Jersey’s pine barren swamps, has emerged to Nashville, Tennessee. This spirited new blood chisels out of her generation through the greasy sound of raw soul and emotion. From Nashville’s Bluebird, to some of the largest wineries on the West Coast.

6:00 – 9:00 pm – Winemaker Harvest Dinner, at Equus Run Vineyards, 1280 Moores Mill Rd, Midway

That’s right, it’s all things GRAPE right now for harvest at Equus Run Vineyards. It’s that wonderful time of the year for you to venture Beyond the Bottle…Behind the Scene tour with our owner and winemaker, Cynthia Bohn. Learn about wine barrels, equipment and sample wine in various stages of fermentation. You’ll experience first hand behind the scenes; afterwhich you’ll be served a 3 course meal…lovely al fresco dining on our patio with specially chosen Equus Run wines! MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE TO ATTEND THIS EVENT!

Dinner includes:

First Course

~Harvest Moon Salad~
Mandarin Oranges, Dried Cranberries, Pecans & Shaved Parmesan over Young Greens served with Ginger Mandarin Vinaigrette

Second Course

~Marinated Tenderloin of Pork with Caramelized Onions & Smoked Gouda~
~Balsamic Roasted Fall Vegetable Melange~
Baby Heirloom Carrots, Brussel Sprouts, Broccoli, Heirloom Tomatoes, Red Onions &
Yellow Squash with a touch of Local Honey
~ Rosemary Goat Cheese Grits~

Third Course

~Campfire S’mores Lava Cake~
Graham Cracker with smoked Callebaut Ganache Filling topped with a Marshmallow
(Roasted tableside)

Club Members: $45.00 per person
Non-Members:$50.00 per person
Purchase Tickets By October 6: Tickets Are Limited

Get your tickets HERE

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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

7:00 – 9:00 pm – BTG presents Disney’s Alice in Wonderland, Jr, at Western Hills High School, 100 Doctors Dr, Frankfort

Come watch Alice venture down the rabbit hole as Bluegrass Theatre Guild presents Disney’s Alice in Wonderland, Jr.

October 6 & 7 at 7pm
October 8 at 11am

Tickets
$15 general admission
$12 Seniors and students
Tickets can be purchased at the door or by calling
502-223-PLAY

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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 pm – Taj Mahal Trio, at The Grand Theatre, 308 St. Clair Street

The Grand welcomes acoustic blues legend Taj Mahal and his trio.

Tickets: $75 / $65/ $55

Taj Mahal Trio at the Grand THeatre - 10-7-16

Live music, at Bourbon on Main, 103 West Main (KY 420), Frankfort

Bourbon on Main

Live music featuring Juxtapoze, at the Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559.

7:00 – 9:00 pm – BTG presents Disney’s Alice in Wonderland, Jr, at Western Hills High School, 100 Doctors Dr, Frankfort

Come watch Alice venture down the rabbit hole as Bluegrass Theatre Guild presents Disney’s Alice in Wonderland, Jr.

October 6 & 7 at 7pm
October 8 at 11am

Tickets
$15 general admission
$12 Seniors and students
Tickets can be purchased at the door or by calling
502-223-PLAY

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


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