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Highlights for Saturday, October 22nd, 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 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


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.


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/.


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


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


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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


(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.


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)

MET OPERA presents Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - 10-22-16

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 – 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!


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

Talon Winery Logo

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.


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

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