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Sunday, December 18th, 2016 Highlights of Frankfort Events

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

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Sunday, December 18, 2016

8:00 am – 6:00 pm – KY Basic Concealed Carry Skills Training Course, at Kentucky Personal Defense Training, 251 Breighton Circle, Shelbyville

Kentucky State Police Approved One Day Basic Concealed Carry Skills Training Course

Course hours: Doors open at 7:45am. PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY SO THAT THE CLASS MAY BEGIN ON TIME!!!!!! Course hours are 8:00am to approximately 6:00pm as required by Kentucky State Police.

DO NOT BRING A GUN OR ANY AMMUNITION INTO THE BUILDING!!!

IF YOU ARE REDEEMING A GROUPON PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING A PRINTED COPY OF YOUR GROUPON AND THE $25 MATERIAL FEE. CASH OR CREDIT/DEBIT CARD IS ACCEPTED.

Instructor: John Jenkins- Owner/Lead Instructor Kentucky Personal Defense Training
Instructor Phone #: 502-664-8695

The shooting qualification will be performed on a private range at the end of the course. The range is outdoors, so please dress appropriately!!!!!!
Please make sure that you have a PROPERLY FUNCTIONING HANDGUN. If you have not shot your handgun for an extended period of time, please make sure it is clean and functioning. You may take it to a gunsmith to have them service and ensure that it is working properly.

Course Topics:

Safety Inside and Outside of the Home – Universal Gun Handling Safety
Child Access Prevention
Defensive Marksmanship
Handgun and Ammunition Nomenclature & Selection
Handgun Cleaning and Maintenance
Conflict Avoidance, Situational Awareness and High Stress Thinking
Combat Mindset- Psychology of a Violent Encounter
Written Exam
Live Fire Shooting Qualification

Upon successful completion of the course a certificate of training will be issued at the end of the class.

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11:00 am – 4:00 pm – Castle Post Winter Market, at Castle Post, 230 Pisgah Pike, Versailles

White, Greer & Maggard Orthodontics presents the December 17th Castle Post Winter Market vendors. With so many great local vendors and businesses, you’ll want to have a game plan when visiting the market to pick up great gifts for everyone on your list!

****************PARKING INFORMATION**********************

Shoppers will park across the street from the castle at King’s Way Church (4175 Lexington Rd, Versailles, KY 40383) and will have access to a free shuttle to the Castle Post and back to their car. Want to park on the castle grounds with easy access to walk right in and avoid taking the shuttle? We are releasing 100 parking tickets each day (100 for 12/17 and 100 for 12/18) for $20. This is per car and allows you to park on the Castle premises and walk right into the market without taking the shuttle. Purchase 12/17 parking tickets here https://www.eventbrite.com/e/castle-post-winter-market-tick… and purchase 12/18 tickets here https://www.eventbrite.com/e/castle-post-winter-market-tick…. Courtesy of Wildcat Moving Lexington KY

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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 – 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 – 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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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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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 – How The Grinch Stole Christmas & Home Alone, at The Grand Theatre, 308 St. Clair. Both films for $5! The 50th anniversary of the classic Grinch as aired on TV, and will be shown in its original 26-minute version. And 8-year-old troublemaker, Kevin, in Home Alone must protect his home form a pair of burglars, starring Macaulay Culkin and Joe Pesci. 352-7469

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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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