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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


Thursday, December 8, 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.

8:00 am – 4:00 pm – Santa Claus for Paws, at Versailles Kroger Marketplace, 212 Kroger Way, Versailles

Take a Wish List and pick up a little something extra for a homeless pet while you shop! You can help make their holidays a little brighter.

For three days, volunteers will be collecting donations of much-needed supplies for the pets of the Woodford Humane Society, from treats and toys to cleaning supplies.

Special Thanks:
– Kevin Griffith and Amber Jett, Santa Claus for Paws founders
PODS Lexington, KY for donating a POD container to store the donations during the drive
– Kroger
– Petco

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Frankfort Yoga Studio, Beginner’s Yoga, 10:00 – 11:00 am, Tai Chi, 12:05 – 1:00 pm, Meditation, 5:00 – 5:30 pm, All Levels Flow Yoga, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Tai Chi, 5:45 – 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

10:30 – 11:30 am – Storytime, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Join Miss Susan each Thursday morning at 10:30 a.m. to enjoy picture books, crafts and fun. Caregivers are an essential part of the experience for the children. Registration required.

NOTE: If Owen County Schools are closed for any reason, Storytime will NOT be held.

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Kids Eat FREE! with the purchase of two adult meals, at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395

1:00 – 2:00 pm – Homeschool Program, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

This is the second of a series of monthly hands on programs for home schoolers. Have fun learning how to make Christmas ornaments of the past using cinnmon, pinecones and buttons.

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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

3:15 – 4:30 pm – Reading Rebels Book Club, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Come share book recommendations and enjoy pizza with your friends, old and new. For readers entering grade 5 and up!

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4:00 – 6:00 pm – Happy Hour, at Prodigy Vineyards and Winery, 4686 Versailles Road

Buy one get one half price on wine by the glass from 4-6 pm.

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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

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

Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe, 235 W Broadway, Happy Hour, 5:00 – 8:00 pm, Open Jam Session, 7:00 – 10:00 pm,  1/2 price bottles of wine or beer bucket of 6 select beers for $17.95. Info HERE

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5:00 – 7:00 pm – Music by the Fireplace – Piano, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Community members of all ages are welcomed to sign up to play Christmas music on the piano for 10 minutes or to just drop in to sit by the fireplace and listen.

While here, kids can drop in to build their very own gingerbread house to take home. Allow 45 minutes to make.

The Owen County High School art students will also have various art pieces on display and for purchase.

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5:00 – 7:00 pm – High School Art Exhibit, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Stop by the library to enjoy holiday music by the fire and check out the art on display from the Owen County High school art students. Come out and support our students.

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5:00 – 7:00 pm – Gingerbread Houses, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Bring the whole family in to make your own gingerbread house. Allow 45 minutes to make a really good one! Show us your artistic skills! While here, enjoy holiday music by the fireplace as well as art on display from the high school art students.

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5:30 pm (preview starts at 3:00 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 3 pm.  Check out photos of their items on Facebook HERE.  Info: (859)743-2472 or on their website HERE.

6:00 – 9:00 pm – KY Cattlemen’s Assoc. Annual Meeting and Dinner, at the Owen County Cooperative Extension Service, 265 Ellis Rd, Owenton

Please RSVP by Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 502-484-5703

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6:30 – 7:30 pm – OCPL Holiday Hangout, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Come for some fun Holiday Hangout time with the library. The Painted Lady will be on hand for free face painting courtesy of OCPL!
*flyer to come!

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6:30 pm – Trivia, at Bourbon on Main, 103 W Main St. 352-2720.

Bourbon on Main

7:00 pm – “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” Presented by the FHS Drama Club, at Frankfort High School’s Karen Kimmel Hatter Theatre, 328 Shelby St. Performances continue on Friday and Saturday, 7:00 pm as well as Sunday, 3:00 pm. No advance tickets will be sold. Admission: $8/general admission, $4/students and senior citizens.

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7:00 – 8:00 pm – Destress Yoga, at the Midway Multicultural & International Affairs, Library 102, 512 E Stephens St, Midway

Yoga: what better way to destress? Enjoy a peaceful yoga hour-long practice for beginners taught by our very own Professor Cassandra Smith, a certified yoga instructor. Wear comfy clothes you can move in. Bring a mat if you have one, but we will have extras if you do not. See you there! Namaste!

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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 – Dance It Out!,  at the Midway Multicultural & International Affairs, Library 102, 512 E Stephens St, Midway

Got stress? Dance it out! Jose Coronado and Nate Patterson will be spinning some hits in the Nest from 9:00pm-11:00pm. Come on out and get down!

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DJ Music Night, at the Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. 875-2559.


Friday, December 9, 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.

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

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

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

5:00 – 9:00 pm – Holiday History Train Display, 5:00-9:00 pm through December 31. This privately owned Lionel operating layout features three “o” gauge trains (100 or more car) running simultaneously. The trains simulate steam engine smoke and have working horns. Regular KHS admission applies.

Experience the magic of trains with the Holiday History Train Display. This privately owned Lionel operating layout features three “O” Gauge trains (100 or more cars) running simultaneously. The trains simulate steam engine smoke and have working horns. The display includes working crossing lights and carnival rides plus other accessories.

KHS is complementing the model train with never-before-displayed images from its collection.

Display will run Friday evenings and Saturdays – plus other special days – through Dec. 31. See history.ky.gov/events for full schedule.

Regular KHS admission applies:

Adults: $4 | Youth (6-18): $2 | Veterans: $3
Children (5 and under), KHS and KJHS members: FREE

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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

5:15 pm – Yoga Classes, for beginner/intermediate located on the third floor of the McClure Building, 306 W Main St. at the Frankfort Yoga Studio. Click HERE for a complete class schedule. 223-3276

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

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6:00 – 8:00 pm – Santa at the Distillery, at the Buffalo Trace Distillery, Visitor Center, 113 Great Buffalo Trace

Have your children get their wish list ready for Santa as you celebrate the season with Jolly Old Saint Nick. December 9-10 and December 16-17, 6:00-8:00 pm at Buffalo Trace Distillery, Visitor Center. Complimentary.

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6:00 – 8:30 pm – Rush of Fools Christmas Concert, at Sand Spring Baptist, 1616 Harrodsburg Rd, Lawrenceburg

Join us as we kick off the Christmas season with an evening of worship led by Rush of Fools, special guests “More Than This”, “Marathon Worship”, and Acton Bowen. Doors open @ 6, pre show @ 6:30, main show @ 7.

Presale tickets available: $8 pickup, delivery or online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rush-of-fools-christmas-concert-tickets-29148007475.

$10 at the door.

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6:00 – 9:00 pm – Hogwarts Christmas Extravaganza, at The Lancaster at St. Clair, 306 Wapping St.

A Harry Potter Theme Family Christmas Dinner! Complete with the full Hogwarts Christmas Experience, an Adult and Kid Friendly Dinner, and music. A One-of-a-Kind Event!  Tickets/more info, click HERE

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6:00 – 9:00 pm- Murder Mystery Dinner Theater, at Equus Run Vineyards, 1280 Moores Mill Rd, Midway

Join us December 9th for our Holiday Themed Murder Mystery Dinner Theater Tickets are $45 per person which includes your meal and show. Reservations are required for this event by December 8th at 5:00pm
Meal will be provided by Thyme Café and Catering

Menu:

Sage and Pecan Stuffed Chicken Breast
Yukon Gold Smashed Potatoes
Cranberry and Maple Glazed Carrots 
Spring Mix Salad

To purchase tickets, please visit our website at http://www.equusrunvineyards.com/Equus%20Run%20Vineyards%20Murder%20Mystery%20Dinner%20Theatre
Or call the vineyard (859)846-9463
Tickets will sell out very fast for this special themed mystery!

Silver bells are ringing at this seasonal standup performance, but the jolly jokester gets upstaged by an event far worse than bad holiday comedy: a murder! With humbug hovering over the holiday, it is up to the unamused audience to unravel the mystery of whodunnit like last year’s tacky knitted holiday sweater. While murder is making the night not-so-merry-and-bright, you must gather information, bribe your guests for clues, and solve the crime before this comedy act becomes a tragedy!

Find your most festive holiday clothes to make this event a colorful spectacle as you seek to solve the crime! Ugly sweaters, garb gifted from the in-laws fit only for the back of the closet, and garish color clashes will be all the rage at this event.

Doors Open at 6pm
Dinner begins at 7:10pm
Show begins at 7:30pm

Get tickets HERE

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6:30 – 8:30 pm – Live Music, at Prodigy Vineyards and Winery, 4686 Versailles Road

Prodigy Winery Logo

Dinner is available. Open 12 p-9 p at the farm

7:00 pm – “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” Presented by the FHS Drama Club, at Frankfort High School’s Karen Kimmel Hatter Theatre, 328 Shelby St.

Performances continue on Friday and Saturday, 7:00 pm as well as Sunday, 3:00 pm. No advance tickets will be sold. Admission: $8/general admission, $4/students and senior citizens.

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7:00 pm – Elf the Musical, at Martha Layne Collins High School, 801 Discovery Blvd, Shelbyville

Elf the Musical is based on the family-favorite movie Elf. The show runs a little over an hour and is kid friendly. Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for students and kids. Tickets will be available at the door. We are not pre-selling tickets for these shows.

Friday 12/9/2016 7:00
Saturday 12/10/2016 2:00

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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 or click HERE to check availability.

7:00 – 10:00 pm – December Teen Event, at the Carter House, 2456 Georgetown Road

Deadline to sign up is Tuesday Dec 6th, this is also the date to have your Guest Request Form turned in if you would like to bring a friend. Cost will be $10 each. This dance is more casual than the Spring Formal but we do still have a dress code- think “Sunday Dress Clothes”. Guys, you don’t have to wear a suit and tie unless you just want to but khaki’s and a polo or button down (with or without a tie) are permitted with dress shoes (no athletic shoes). Girls will wear dresses or skirts that are no more than 2 inches above the knee and are loose fitting (no tight clothes) with dress shoes (no athletic shoes). Tops must at least have straps. If your dress/skirt is above your knee then you must wear leggins under them and your outfit must modestly cover your figure type. If you have any questions please contact a committee member.

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Any flavored margarita $3.99, at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395.

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

Bourbon on Main

Live Music featuring Electric Love Buzzards, at the Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559.

9:00 pm – Eddie Barber, at The Knight Club, 1145 US Highway 127 South

$5 cover. 21 and older

GhosTown featuring Eddie Barber


Saturday, December 10, 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.

9:00 – 10:30 am – Breakfast With Santa, at Vineyard Community Church Frankfort, 2250 Lawrenceburg Rd, Frankfort

Everyone is invited to come eat breakfast with Santa on December 5th at our Frankfort Campus! Santa will be here between 9:00-10:30 and a free continental breakfast will be served. There will be crafts for the kids and free photos for everyone.

Vineyard Community Church Frankfort Campus
2250 Lawrenceburg Road
Frankfort, KY 40601

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9:00 – 11:00 am – Santa, Mommy & Me, at Harvest Coffee & Cafe, 524 Main St, Shelbyville

Surprise your little one with a special Mommy and Me event being hosted at Harvest. We will have a keepsake ornament crafts, sugar scrub station for older children, letter to Santa Claus, Christmas Story time with Hot Cocoa and Cookies, and a visit from Mr. White Christmas himself, SANTA.! We will have someone taking pictures of Santa with your children and there will be a digital copy available. Please join us for this super special Christmas event!!!! Space is limited and RESERVATIONS are required. Cost per Mommy and 1 Child $16.99 each additional child $6.99. Call today 633-8090 to reserve your spot!

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9:00 – 11:30 am – Breakfast with Santa 2016, at Journey Church, 320 Hope Ln, Versailles

Breakfast with Santa is open to anyone in the community and totally FREE. We will have a pancake breakfast, pictures with Santa, petting zoo, inflatables, games, crafts, and more!

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9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Santa Paws 5K Race, at Shelby County Humane Society, 40 North 7th Street and 400 Hudson Blvd, Shelbyville

Come Out and join us again for our annual Santa Paws 5K run Dec 10th, 2016 Sign up at HeadFirstPerformance.com. Start location is 6th and Main Streets Shelbyville, KY.. Dogs on leashes welcome to run with their pet guardian!

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9:00 am – 2:00 pm – Tis The Season Holiday Market & Craft Fair, at Georgetown Middle School, 730 S Hamilton St, Georgetown

Lots of vendors and crafters and plenty of shopping!

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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 – 4:00 pm – Christmas Tour of Historic OwentonOwen County, KY, 102 W Seminary St, Owenton

Meet Poplar Express who will be giving tours of historic Owenton. First tour at 10:00 am last at 4:30 pm. Meet us at the Visitors Center on corner of Main St. (Hwy 127) & Seminary St. To get your ticket.

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10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Picture Your Pets with Santa, at the Feeders Supply, 1303 US Highway 127 S

Bring your pets to meet Santa for pictures on either Dec 3 10:00-4:00 or Dec 4 from 11:00-4:00. The family can join in too. Photo packages start at $12, Metal & Porcelain Ornaments $21-$24. These will be truly special holiday gift items and all proceeds benefit the Franklin Co Humane Society. Thank you Feeder’s Supply.

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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

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

10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Santa Trains!, at the Bluegrass Railroad Museum, 175 Beasley Rd, Versailles

When snowflakes start to fly in Kentucky, Santa and Mrs. Claus bring Holiday Cheer to the Bluegrass Railroad Museum!

Six trains will be available this year! On Saturday the 10th and the 17th, we’ll have trains at 11 am and 2 pm. On Sundays, the 11th and 18th, we’ll have a 2 pm train.

Once the train pulls out of the station for a two hour train ride, Santa visits with every child. Our Conductors and Car Hosts will help you pass the time while waiting for your turn with the jolly old elf. Enjoy singing carols, watching the winter countryside or just relaxing with your family. At the end of the ride, there are candy canes for everyone before Santa gives his final farewell.

Unfortunately, we don’t offer restrooms onboard the train.

You may purchase tickets online. The larger your party is, please arrive earlier, such as 10:15 for the morning trains, or 1:15 for the afternoon trains. It will be easier to seat you together if you board early.

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10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Holiday History Train Display, NOW running through December 31. This privately owned Lionel operating layout features three “o” gauge trains (100 or more car) running simultaneously. The trains simulate steam engine smoke and have working horns. Regular KHS admission applies.

Experience the magic of trains with the Holiday History Train Display. This privately owned Lionel operating layout features three “O” Gauge trains (100 or more cars) running simultaneously. The trains simulate steam engine smoke and have working horns. The display includes working crossing lights and carnival rides plus other accessories.

KHS is complementing the model train with never-before-displayed images from its collection.

Display will run Friday evenings and Saturdays – plus other special days – through Dec. 31. See history.ky.gov/events for full schedule.

Regular KHS admission applies:

Adults: $4 | Youth (6-18): $2 | Veterans: $3
Children (5 and under), KHS and KJHS members: FREE

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10:30 am – 1:00 pm – Second Saturday Genealogy – Oral History, at the Kentucky Historical Society, 100 W Broadway Street

KHS Oral History Administrator Allison Tracy will discuss how oral history can help with genealogical research, including what oral history tells us about the past and the tools that are available to help collect and access oral histories.

Admission is free. Registration is strongly encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. To register, call the KHS Refdesk at 502-564-1792 ext. 4460 or e-mail khsrefdesk@ky.gov

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11:00 am – 2:00 pm – Annual Holiday Market, at the Franklin County Farmers Market, Located under the Farmers Market Pavilion at River View Park

Locally-grown produce, baked goods, local meats and shrimp, cornmeal, honey, wreaths and greenery, soaps, and a wide range of locally-made crafts,  hot drinks and a cooking demonstration and samples from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.  The market accepts SNAP, credit and debit cards. Located under the Farmers Market Pavilion at River View Park.

11:00 am – 2:00 pm – Ann Dangelo Author Showcase, at the Sixth and Main Coffeehouse, 547 Main St, Shelbyville

On a cold November night in 1936, the body of beautiful LaGrange businesswoman Verna Garr Taylor is found in a ditch along a lonely highway in rural Kentucky. Verna has been shot through the heart, and her fiancé, former state lieutenant governor and brigadier general Henry Denhardt insists she committed suicide. But the evidence points to murder, and General Denhardt quickly becomes the target of investigators.

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1:00 – 3:00 pm – Storybook Snowflakes, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

You’re sure to be in the holiday spirit when you join PSPL for a Storybook Snowflakes craft workshop! Participants will create their own handmade snowflake from discarded book pages, a unique decoration perfect for gift giving or adding a festive touch to your home or office this holiday season.

Adult patrons, please register for this free workshop online or at the Library. For more information, contact Diane Dehoney at 352-2665×108 or diane@pspl.org.

Register online at the following link: http://bit.ly/storybooksnowflakes1

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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

2:00 – 5:00 pm – Letter Writing Event,  at the Sixth and Main Coffeehouse, 547 Main St, Shelbyville

We will be writing letters and drawing pictures of welcoming and encouragement to send to our immigrant and refugee friends at Centro Latino, Americana Community Center, and more. We welcome all to use this time to catch up on any correspondence, including sending holiday cards. Bring the kids and bring your own supplies

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2:00 & 6:00 pm – The Nutcracker, at the Grand Theatre, 308 St. Clair

The Frankfort School of Ballet (FSB) will present two showings of the holiday classic The Nutcracker on the Grand Theatre Stage, 308 St. Clair. At 2:00 pm AND 6:30 pm. Tickets: reserved seating can be purchased for $15 at FSB Credit card purchases are available at FSB. $10 General Admission ticketing available at the Grand Ticket Office (cash or check only)

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4:00 – 7:00 pm – Bomar & Ritter, at Talon Winery, 400 Gordon Ln, Shelbyville

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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

 

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

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6:00 – 8:00 pm – Santa at the Distillery, at the Buffalo Trace Distillery, Visitor Center, 113 Great Buffalo Trace

Have your children get their wish list ready for Santa as you celebrate the season with Jolly Old Saint Nick. December 9-10 and December 16-17, 6:00-8:00 pm at Buffalo Trace Distillery, Visitor Center. Complimentary.

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6:00 – 8:00 pm – Hosanna: A Buck Run Christmas Concert, at Buck Run Baptist Church, 1950 Leestown Rd

The Worship Ministry invites you to an evening of great music and congregational worship. Hosanna is a celebration of Jesus Christ in Christmas featuring the musical talent of Buck Run’s Worship Choir, Worship Band, and KidsChoir. Join us and kick off the Christmas season with a God-glorifying, Christ-exalting holiday celebration.

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6:00 – 9:00 pm – YMCA Christmas Ball, at the Frankfort Convention Center, 405 Mero St

The 11th Annual YMCA Christmas Ball is a holiday event designated for individuals with intellectual disabilities, and their friends, family, guardians and loved ones. This free event provides music, dancing, arts and crafts, snacks and beverages, optional paid dinner, photos with Santa and more!

The Frankfort YMCA is proud to be hosting its 11th annual YMCA Christmas Ball.  The Ball is an outstanding event that is designated for individuals with intellectual disabilities and special needs.  This creates opportunities for positive interactions through a quality event.  At the YMCA, we strive to provide fun and exciting programs and events for our community.  Providing an event such as this is only the tip of the iceberg of what our YMCA offers.  Each year this event gets bigger and better than the year before.  Last year brought in a new record of nearly 800 people in attendance.  This year, we are setting our sights even higher at 900 participants!

What to expect?
Music and Dancing
Arts and Crafts
King and Queen Award
Games and Prizes
Photos with Santa
Snacks and Beverages
Optional meal*
And More!

*Meal tickets can be purchased during registrations or at the event
$3.00- Hot Dog, Chips, Cookie and Drink
$4.00- Hamburger (with or without cheese), Chips, Cookie and Drink

Admission is FREE event thanks to all our sponsors; however, we gladly accept any donations!

Email Brent Wallace or call at 502-875-9276 x.102 for more information, or to sponsor, donate, volunteer or participate!

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7:00 pm – “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” Presented by the FHS Drama Club, at Frankfort High School’s Karen Kimmel Hatter Theatre, 328 Shelby St.

Performances continue on Friday and Saturday, 7:00 pm as well as Sunday, 3:00 pm. No advance tickets will be sold. Admission: $8/general admission, $4/students and senior citizens.

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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.

HYBRID album release party!, 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.

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9:00 pm – 1:00 am – Holiday Bash Killin Time Band LIVE, at Bourbon Street on Main, 204 S Main St, Lawrenceburg

The Holiday Bash with The Killin Time join us and celebrate with one of our favorite local groups. Barry Drury and Jeremy Richardson keeps all of us Rocking around the Christmas Tree. We will have some of our fab Christmas drinks for the season. 9pm-1am Cover charge for this special event.

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9:00 pm – 3:00 am – DCP INVESTIGATION AT T.B. RIPY HOUSE, at the T. B. Ripy House, 320 S Main St, Lawrenceburg

$50 each member for a 6 hour private investigation for our team. Hosted By Derby City Paranormal

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9:30 pm – FuzzBoxx Unplugged, at MyBar, 610 Ridgeview Drive

FuzzBoxx Unplugged Acoustic will make their first appearance at MyBar. Prater and Ritchie, will be singing some country, and Southern Rock. This will be a great night, you ain’t gonna wanna miss it.

There will be a Cover Charge at the Door to Enter with Picture ID. NO ID, NO ENTRY, NO EXCEPTIONS, MUST BE 21+ TO ENTER.

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Sunday, December 11, 2016

9:00 am – 11:00 pm – December San N Tone Winter Series, at Shelby County Fair and Horse Show, Midland Trl, Shelbyville

~RAIN OR SHINE~
San N Tone Winter series
All Breed~All style~All age
Beginning at 9am in the indoor arena at the Shelby county Fairgrounds
Specific classes for Arabians, Saddlebreds, western, hunt seat, dressage type, sport horse, driving, bareback, fun classes, gaited horses welcome in all classes!
Series high point(Same horse and rider combo must show at a minimum of three different shows to be eligable for series reserve or high point)
Sponsorships available: $25 to sponsor a class(Name/Business will be announced during that class) $125 to sponsor an single series show(Name/business announced several times throughout the day, special thank you goody bag, half page add in show prize list)
$500 Entire series sponsorship(All five shows. Name announced all day at each show during the series. Goody Basket,Full page add in the show prize list)
Class fees: $10 preentry $12 post-entry
Grounds fee(applies to those without a stall only): $5 per horse
1 day stalls: $20 each
2 day/over night stalls: $35 each
Added class a la cart fee: $50 per class per show
Added class to the winter series(5 shows): $200 per class

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11:00 am – 4:00 pm – Picture Your Pets with Santa, at the Feeders Supply, 1303 US Highway 127 S

Bring your pets to meet Santa for pictures on either Dec 3 10:00-4:00 or Dec 4 from 11:00-4:00. The family can join in too. Photo packages start at $12, Metal & Porcelain Ornaments $21-$24. These will be truly special holiday gift items and all proceeds benefit the Franklin Co Humane Society. Thank you Feeder’s Supply.

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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 – Santa Trains!, at the Bluegrass Railroad Museum, 175 Beasley Rd, Versailles

When snowflakes start to fly in Kentucky, Santa and Mrs. Claus bring Holiday Cheer to the Bluegrass Railroad Museum!

Six trains will be available this year! On Saturday the 10th and the 17th, we’ll have trains at 11 am and 2 pm. On Sundays, the 11th and 18th, we’ll have a 2 pm train.

Once the train pulls out of the station for a two hour train ride, Santa visits with every child. Our Conductors and Car Hosts will help you pass the time while waiting for your turn with the jolly old elf. Enjoy singing carols, watching the winter countryside or just relaxing with your family. At the end of the ride, there are candy canes for everyone before Santa gives his final farewell.

Unfortunately, we don’t offer restrooms onboard the train.

You may purchase tickets online. The larger your party is, please arrive earlier, such as 10:15 for the morning trains, or 1:15 for the afternoon trains. It will be easier to seat you together if you board early.

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1:00 – 5:00 pm – Santa Paws, at the Scott County Humane Society – “For Pets’ Sake”, 751 Slone Dr, Ste 13, Georgetown

Santa Paws is our annual Christmas event. For a low price of $10 come have your photo taken with Santa Claus with your family and/or your furry family member. For an additional fee, extra photos may be printed or you may purchase a CD.

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1:30 – 3:30 pm – Met Opera presents: Kaija Saariaho’s L’Amour de Loin, at the Grand Theatre, 308 Saint Clair St

Met Opera presents: Kaija Saariaho’s L’Amour de Loin

Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho’s breakthrough opera was described by the New York Times as “transfixing…a lushly beautiful score.” Commissioned by the Salzburg Festival, where it was first seen in 2000, it will now finally have its Metropolitan Opera premiere in a dazzling new production by Robert Lepage, featuring glimmering ribbons of LED lights that extend across the length of the stage and over the orchestra pit. Eric Owens is the knight on a quest of love and Susanna Phillips is his lover on the other side of the sea. Conductor Susanna Mälkki makes her Met debut.

Tickets: $23 Adult / $18 Student 1:30PM (approximately 180 minutes)

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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.

3:00 pm – “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” Presented by the FHS Drama Club, at Frankfort High School’s Karen Kimmel Hatter Theatre, 328 Shelby St.

Performances continue on Friday and Saturday, 7:00 pm as well as Sunday, 3:00 pm. No advance tickets will be sold. Admission: $8/general admission, $4/students and senior citizens.

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5:00 – 8:00 pm – A Hogwarts Christmas Extravaganza,  at The Lancaster at St. Clair, 306 Wapping St.

A Harry Potter Theme Family Christmas Dinner! Complete with the full Hogwarts Christmas Experience, an Adult and Kid Friendly Dinner, and music. Come spend the evening with us for this One-of-a-Kind Event! Cash Bar Available.

The Catering Company of Louisville will be serving a multi-course family style meal featuring Harry Potter Inspired items! There will be vegetarian options available upon request.

It will be an interactive Hogwarts inspired event, with a multi-course family style meal. There will be multiple interactive experiences including a wand making station! You will feel like you stepped right into the movie!

Click HERE for tickets

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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

6:00 – 7:00 pm – Children’s & Student Choir Christmas Program, at the Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church, 480 Duckers Rd, Midway

Join us at 6pm as our Children’s & Student Choirs present their Christmas program.

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Monday, December 12, 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.

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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Buffalo chicken fajita $9.99, lime margarita $2.99 at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395

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

5:45 – 8:00 pm – General Membership Meeting, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

Join us for our yearly round-up of the progress we’ve made on our mission to make Frankfort the best city in Kentucky for our citizens who walk and ride bikes.

WalkBike Frankfort Membership Meeting

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

6:00 – 8:00 pm – Storybook Snowflakes, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

You’re sure to be in the holiday spirit when you join PSPL for a Storybook Snowflakes craft workshop! Participants will create their own handmade snowflake from discarded book pages, a unique decoration perfect for gift giving or adding a festive touch to your home or office this holiday season.

Adult patrons, please register for this free workshop here or at the Library. For more information, contact Diane Dehoney at 352-2665×108 or diane@pspl.org.

Register online at the following link: http://bit.ly/storybooksnowflakes2

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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, December 13, 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.

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

 

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

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

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

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 – 7:30 pm – Making Soup Stock, at the Woodford County Library, 115 N Main St, Versailles

(Adults) Learn kitchen skills to make cooking your own meals easier and healthier! Learn how to easily make soup stocks and also how to freeze foods for best quality. Presented by Elizabeth (Creed) Coots from the Woodford County Cooperative Extension Office. Call 873-5191 to sign up.

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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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