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Capital Living Event Highlights - Friday

Highlights for Friday, October 21st, 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 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.

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

9:00 am – 3:00 pm – Fall Bazaar: Indoor Yard Sale, Baked Goods, Lunch, More!, at South Frankfort Presbyterian Church, 224 Steele St, Frankfort

South Frankfort Presbyterian invites the community to explore our huge indoor yard sale, to shop the baked goods, and to buy raffle tickets for amazing items at the Presbyterian Women’s Fall Bazaar, Friday – Saturday, October 21 and 22, 2016 from 9 AM until 3 PM, Church Fellowship Hall, 224 Steele Street, in Frankfort, Kentucky. Delicious lunch treats can be purchased both days, from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM at the bazaar.

The Presbyterian Women’s Annual Fall Bazaar features household items, furniture, glassware, decorative pieces, books, jewelry, children’s items, toys, and treasures too numerous to mention. This annual event features something for everyone, from antique discoveries to everyday needs, all at the most rock-bottom prices.

South Frankfort Presbyterian Church (SFPC) Presbyterian Women is an organization providing all women opportunities for Christian growth through fellowship, study and service. All women are invited; church membership is not a requirement.

For more information about the Fall Bazaar or SFPC Presbyterian Women, contact Janice Collins, phone 502-229-9951, e-mail supremes03@aol.com. For more information about the South Frankfort Presbyterian Church, phone (502) 227-7175, visit http://sfpcky.org/ or on Facebook. To learn more about the work of the Presbyterian Women, visit http://www.presbyterianmission.org/ministries/pw/.


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

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.


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

Capital Cellars

5:30 – 7:00 pm  – Girl Power: Ties that Bind Us, at South Frankfort Presbyterian Church, 224 Steele St, Frankfort

Girls grades 5th and up are invited! Topic will be ‘Ties that bind us.’ Group will meet monthly throughout the year and will focus on devotion, friendship, empowering girls, and service. Guest speakers and artists will make appearances.


5:30 – 9:30 pm – Double Vision/ LeeAnn O’Rourk and George Lavigne, Inside the Winery at Elk Creek Vineyards, Owenton, KY http://www.elkcreekvineyards.com/

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6:00 – 9:00 pm – TJ GEORGE, at Talon Winery, Gordon Ln, Shelbyville

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An award winning songwriter that has written for television and movie. He has written with multiple top ten hit makers. He has two solo CD’s, Melodic Groove and Abilene, respectively. TJ also has a CD which is shared effort with fellow songwriter, Jasey Schnaars, titled TJC-One.

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 – 8:30 pm – Spooky Library, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

Join us after hours as we hunt for the Trick-or-Treat Ghost! Wade through an “ooky spooky swamp,” walk through a cave, make spooky crafts, and participate in spooky games and activities during this special event for all ages! Registration is not required!


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.

7:00 – 9:00 pm – Halloween Haunted Train, at the Bluegrass Railroad Museum, 175 Beasley Road, Versailles

As Autumn has returned, so have our Halloween Trains! Enjoy an after dark ride on our line, enjoying our Family Friendly, Spooky Scenes! The train will be decorated, with several decorated scenes down the track.

The Museum opens at 7 pm, while the train departs the station at 8 pm. The ride takes about 90 minutes.

Be sure to wear your favorite costume!

Tickets are $14 for adults, and $12 for children.

Get your tickets HERE

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7:30 pm – Joan Osborne Acoustic Trio, at The Grand Theatre, 308 St. Clair Street

Joan Osborne Acoustic Trio featuring Keith Cotton & Jack Petruzzelli

Singer-songwriter Joan Osborne, a native Kentuckian, will grace the Grand stage for a concert showcasing her wide-ranging musical influences that range from folk to soul.

Tickets: $35 / $30/ $20

Joan Osborne Acoustic Trio at the Grand Theatre - 10-21-16

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

Bourbon on Main

Live music featuring Kentucky Ugly and Lunch Money Millionaires, at the Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559.

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

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