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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)

Salato Wildlife Education Brochure 2011-2

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/.

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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

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

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.

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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!

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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.

7:00 – 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

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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


Saturday, October 22, 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

8:30 -11:00 am – Cinderella’s Closet Dress Dash 5k, at Lakeview Park, 118 Park Avenue

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The Dress Dash 5k is a fundraising event to benefit Cinderella’s Closet of Central KY. This will be a prom-themed 5k run\walk at 8:30 am on Saturday, October 22nd at Lakeview Park in Frankfort, KY. Participants are encouraged to dress in their favorite formal wear. The race will be timed, and awards will be given for top three male and female finishers, age group awards, and a “Prom King and Queen” will be crowned for our two best dressed participants.

Cinderella’s Closet provides formal wear to girls who could not otherwise afford to attend their prom. Through donations of new and gently used formal dresses and accessories, we are able to “Turn Dresses Into Dreams” for juniors and seniors referred to our organization by their school, community organization or social care agency. Even more than a dress, Cinderella’s Closet provides an unforgettable, amazing experience. From the moment our princesses dance through our doors they are greeted with an environment of grace, love and respect. It is our mission that they leave knowing they are cherished.

Online registration closed October 19, however we will offer race day registration at the Hancock Pavilion from 7:30-8:00 am, Saturday, October 22 for $25. Cash or Check only, please.

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Download your flyer HERE

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/.

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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.

9:45 – 11:00 am – All Levels Yoga, at Frankfort Yoga Studio, 306 W Main St, 3rd floor. Info: 227-3276

10:00 am – 2:00 pm – Complimentary Brunch, at Nitro of Frankfort, 220 W Main St. B’s Bakery is Catering! 226-2400.

10:00 am – 3:00 pm – Saturday Market, 214 W. Second Street

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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 – 4:30 pm – Met Opera presents: Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, at The Grand Theatre, 308 St. Clair Street

Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Three charismatic singers, Simon Keenlyside, Ildar Abdrazakov, and Mariusz Kwiecien, share the role of the title hero, who goes to hell in a dazzling coup de théâtre. The ensemble of great Mozartean singers includes Isabel Leonard, Angela Meade, Matthew Polenzani, Marina Rebeka, Erwin Schrott, Ramón Vargas, and RolandoVillazón. Fabio Luisi and Plácido Domingo conduct.

Tickets: $23 Adult / $18 Student 1PM (approximately 225 minutes)

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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 – Collins Lane Elementary Fall Festival, at Collins Lane Elementary, 1 Cougar Ln, Frankfort

This is our annual Fall Festival Fundraiser hosted by Collins Lane Elementary PTO and open to the public. Games, prizes, cakewalks, food, silent auctions & raffles, a live DJ, and the Scare Bus mobile haunt attraction! Fun for everyone. Free entry for parents and children under 2. General admission is $6. No additional charge for Scare Bus! Bring Cash or checks please!

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4:00 – 7:00 pm – ERISA REI, at Talon Winery, Gordon Ln, Shelbyville

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A professional vocalist and songwriter firmly established in the Americana genre but possessing a sound that can be described only as “homegrown soul”. Whether she is performing at the legendary Blue Bird Cafe in Nashville or entertaining fans while touring Europe.

5:00 – 6:30 pm – Ghosts in the Garden, at Liberty Hall Historic Site, 202 Wilkinson St, Frankfort

Presented by PNC Bank, this annual event features free trick-or-treating on Treat Street provided by CapCity Communications and Froggy 104.9. Costumed characters representing the ghosts of Liberty Hall will be there to entertain you, while you gather treats from the decorated candy stations. Come see The Gray Lady inside Liberty Hall and learn her story. 5:00 – 6:30 pm. Admission to the grounds is free, but a $1 donation is requested to enter Liberty Hall.

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

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

UK vs. Miss St. on big screens, 7:30 pm. $10 buckets. Live music featuring South of Never and Gotcha, at the Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559.

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

Bourbon on Main


Sunday, October 23, 2016

8:00 am – Kentucky Bike & Bourbon Tour, at the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, 614 Shelby St, Frankfort

A five day bike tour exploring the Bourbon Trail of Kentucky. Ride awesome roads, admire famous horses, drink some Bourbon, hang out with friends, make new friends. Get tickets and more information HERE.

Custom bike tour departures available for groups of 6 or more.

Tour Highlights

– Keeneland Horse Track
– Woodford Reserve Distillery
– Wild Turkey Distillery
– Buffalo Trace Distillery
– Willet Distillery
– Tour Historic Lexington
– Lodging Options
– Storybook Inn
– Shaker Village
– The Bourbon Manor
– The Gratz Inn

Day 1: Home of Thoroughbred racing, begin your day at the Keeneland Horse Track, riding through lush, green horse country. Your first taste of whiskey will be at the Woodford Reserve Distillery.

Day 2: Take a tour of the Wild Turkey Distillery, riding through verdant countryside to Shaker Village, and a night spent among the rich cultural Shaker traditions.

Day 3: Travel to the heart of Kentucky and the true home of Kentucky bourbon in Bardstown. Visit the Willett family distillery, which just produced its 10,000th barrel of whiskey in 2014!

Day 4: Take Kentucky’s beautiful backroads through the towns of Bloomfield, Chaplin and Glensboro, all while meandering beside the Salt River. Visit Rebecca Ruth Chocolates and the famous Buffalo Trace Distillery.

Day 5: Explore historic Lexington on your final day of riding, including the Hunt-Morgan House and Mary Todd Lincoln’s house.

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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

www.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 pm – Barbells For Boobs Fundraiser, at Capital Health & Wellness, 770 Wilkerson Blvd

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2:00 – 4:30 pm – Tunes in the Vines featuring Soljam, 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 24, 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

Bike Night Photo

Lime margarita, $2.99, 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 – 7:00 pm – Sock Hop for all Ages, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Enjoy an evening of kicking up your heels to the sounds of Elvis, Buddy Holly, the Supremes and more. We’ll try dances from the 50’s and 60’s like the Twist, the Limbo, the Mashed Potato and form a Conga Line. Prizes given for the best 1950’s attire. Fun for the whole family.

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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 25, 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 – Thanksgiving and Christmas Assistance registration at the Salvation Army, 517 Greenup Avenue, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Tuesday, October 11- Thursday, October 13. Call 227-2638 for info and what documents to bring.

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, 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.

Prodigy Winery Logo

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

6:00 pm – Envision Frankfort Meeting, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping St. Info: www.envisionfranklincounty.org

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, for Frankfort’s City Commission and Mayoral Candidates, at Kentucky State University’s Bradford Hall. Info: Dr. Gashaw Lake, College of Professional Studies, at 502-597-6105.

 

6:30 – 8:30 pm – PYOP – Christmas Ornament, at the Capital City Christian Church, 15 Locust Drive

Paint your own ornament!! Help the freshmen / sophomore ladies from Capital City Christian Church raise money for Christmas for kids in Franklin County. $15 per ornament, they are the big round ones and includes firing. They will be ready to pick up in November, before Christmas.

make-your-own-christmas-ornament

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

Karaoke


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