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Highlights for Saturday, November 5th, 2016

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

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Saturday, November 5, 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

9:00 – 10:30 am – Run2Adopt 5K and Fun Run, 1300 Troy Pike, Versailles

This first annual run fundraiser will help support local families in the Central Kentucky area to adopt a child.

The race will be held on Saturday, November 05, 2016 at Southside Elementary School in Versailles.

This year’s 5K & Fun Run will benefit a specific family in Versailles to adopt through Adopt, Inc. of Lexington. We hope to sponsor a new family each year to provide a loving home for a child in need.
You can register now at https://runsignup.com/Race/KY/Versailles/Run2Adopt5kandFunRun

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9:00 am – 4:30 pm – Kentucky Book Fair, at the Frankfort Convention Center, 405 Mero, Frankfort

A FREE, family friendly event, the Kentucky Book Fair is Commonwealth’s premier literary event and one of the largest of its kind in the nation. It is sponsored by the The State Journal, Frankfort’s daily newspaper, and co-sponsored by the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives and the University Press of Kentucky.

Each year approximately 150 authors attend the Book Fair to autograph copies of their latest book, generally published within the 12 months preceding the November Book Fair date. Between 4,000 and 5,000 patrons attend and gross sales annually top $120,000.

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Download your Kentucky Book Fair Catalogue HERE

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 – 1:00 pm – Do You Wanna Build a Snowman?, at Highland Christian Church, 265 Versailles Rd @ Lyons Dr, Frankfort

Grab some friends and join us for a morning of fun while making this large snowman face that can be used all the way thru Winter. No experience necessary. All you need to bring is a yard stick and a good pair of scissors. Wear clothing that doesn’t snag easily. Class fee is $65 and DUE BY 10/23/16 as I will have to order and prepare kits. Comment under this post with your email address so I can invoice you. Invoices are DUE UPON RECEIPT! (Please note there will be (slight) difference from design in photo, i.e., different ribbon for scarf, etc) Feel free to message me with questions. ** The workshop will, most likely, only take a couple of hours **

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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

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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

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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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

4:00 – 7:00 pm – DOM WIER, at Talon Winery, Gordon Ln, Shelbyville

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Originally from the banks of the Mississippi River, Dom Wier is an American roots rock/country styled songwriter based in Nashville, TN. After cutting his teeth playing guitar and/or singing in different bands in the St. Louis, MO scene, including the rock outfit Tainted Wisdom, Dom moved to Nashville to immerse himself in music and songwriting. He soon started performing as a solo artist.

5:00 – 10:00 pm – 13th Annual Bow Wow Meow Fundraiser, at The Frankfort Country Club, 101 Duntreath Street

The annual Bow Wow Meow fundraiser to benefit LIFE House for Animals – this year it’s on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 7-10 pm.

Doors open at 5pm for those not attending to place bids.

Actual auction and food begins at 7pm

6:00 pm – “A Soulful Celebration”, at Kentucky State University’s Bradford Hall. KSU Gospel Ensemble, directed by Dr. Keith McCutchen and special musical guest, KSU Concert Choir.

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

UK vs. Georgia game on the big screens.$10 buckets. Eddie Barber Band, 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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