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Capital Living Event Highlights - Wednesday

Highlights for Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

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

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Wednesday, December 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.

Frankfort Yoga Studio, Sun Rise Yoga, 7:00-7:40 am, Chair Yoga, 10:00-11:00 am, Yoga, 12:10 – 12:50 pm. Gentle Yoga Flow, 5:15 – 6:15 pm. Intermediate Yoga, 5:30 – 6:45 pm. at the Frankfort Yoga Studio, McClure Building, 3rd Floor, 306 W Main St. Info: 227-3276 or www.frankfortyoga.com

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

Featuring the new exhibit

Frankfort’s Fishing Reels: Jewels of the Bluegrass

Frankfort has a very unique place in history as being the town where the bait casting fishing reel was perfected and first produced. Every place has its historic event or figure, but only we have this distinction. It was a Frankfort industry for over 100 years. Local craftsmen handmade these gems to fish the renowned streams of central Kentucky. Their reputation for quality and beauty was recognized around the world.

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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

11:00 am – 12:30 pm – Milestones & Meltdowns, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

Parent Group for anyone with a child from birth to age 3. Facilitating the group will be Christina Libby of Commonwealth Doula. While your little one is welcome to join, this group is for you, the parent.

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Lime or any flavored margarita $3.25, Buffalo chicken fajitas $9.99, at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395

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

2:30 – 3:30 pm – Proclamation for Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary, at the Kentucky State Capitol, 700 Capital Ave

Governor Matt Bevin has issued a proclamation, initiated by VRUCK, in recognition of the 75th. anniversary of Pearl Harbor. The reading of the proclamation will be held in the Rotunda of the Capitol Building in Frankfort at 2:30 p.m. on December 7th. by Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner General Arflack. You are invited to attend and if you have family members or friends that served during World War II please invite them. The event is sponsored by Veterans Resources United of Central / Southeastern Kentucky (VRUCK), an extension of Lady Veterans Connect

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3:15 – 4:30 pm – Christmas Back in Time, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Make traditional ornaments to decorate your tree. There will be cinnamon ornaments, paper chains, and button ornaments to make. Participants may also make a great smelling orange pomander and string popcorn. Everything will be provided. Bring a friend and make a treasured gift!

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4:00 – 7:00 pm – Wine Wednesday, $5 a glass, at Capital Cellars, 227 W Broadway. Info: 352-2600.

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Dusk until 11:00 pm nightly Holiday Lights at the Distillery, at Buffalo Trace Distillery, 113 Great Buffalo Trace

See a kaleidoscope of sparkling lights and displays that captivate your imagination on a drive through Buffalo Trace Distillery. Nightly December 1–January 2 from dusk until 11:00 p.m.

Buffalo Trace Light Display

5:30 – 7:00 pm – Wednesday Night Social Fun Run, at the Harvest Coffee & Cafe, 524 Main St, Shelbyville

Join us Wednesdays at 5:30pm for weekly walk/run through downtown Shelbyville. We’ll meet at Harvest Coffee & Cafe located at 524 Main Street. We’ll do a three mile walk/run loop and regroup at Harvest. The fine folks from Headfirst Performance will be with us to answer all your running questions.

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6:00 – 8:00 pm – Wine-d Down Wednesday, at Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe, 235 W Broadway. Info HERE

Open Mic, at the Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. 875-2559.

Pint Night* When you buy the featured pint, you get to keep the brewer’s pint glass *limited supplies at Bourbon on Main, 103 W Main St. Info: 352-2720.

Bourbon on Main

 


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