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Highlights for Saturday, January 21st, 2017

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

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Saturday, January 21, 2017

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 – 9:45 am – Taiji with Joseph Fiala, L.Ac., MSOM, at The Ward Oates Ampitheater, 8:30 – 9:45 am. www.thelightclinic.org

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 – 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

 

1:00 – 4:30 pm – Roméo et Juliette, at the Grand Theatre Frankfort, KY, 308 Saint Clair Street

Charles Gounod Roméo et Juliette

When Diana Damrau and Vittorio Grigolo starred opposite each other in Manon at the Met in 2015, the New York Times said, “the temperature rises nearly to boiling every time Damrau and Grigolo are on stage together.” Now they’re back as opera’s classic lovers, in Gounod’s lush Shakespeare adaptation. The production, by director Bartlett Sher, has already won acclaim for its vivid 18th-century milieu and stunning costumes during runs at Salzburg and La Scala. Gianandrea Noseda conducts the sumptuous score.

Tickets: $23 Adult / $18 Student 1PM (approximately 210 minutes)

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4:00 – 7:00 pm – BOMAR & RITTER, at Talon Winery, 400 Gordon Ln, Shelbyville

Talon Winery Logo

Mary Bomar and Bob Ritter met in Nashville, Tennessee and for more than 25 years have been performing their brand of contemporary folk/pop music. Drawing on diverse influences such as Joni Mitchell, Dan Fogelberg, Bonnie Raitt, Bob Seger, Ray Charles and the Eagles (to name a few), they are known for their tight harmony, intricate guitar arrangements and light hearted stage manner.

5:00 – 8:00 pm – Live music with Anna Applegate, at Verona Vineyards, 13815 Walton Verona Rd, Verona

Singer/Songwriter Anna Applegate will be performing at Verona Vineyards

We will also have a great selection of award winning wines and cold craft beers.

 

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

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6:00 – 8:30 pm – Parks & Recreation Community Movie Night, at the Falling Springs / Versailles -Woodford Parks & Rec, 275 Beasley Rd, Versailles

Coming to the Woodford Galaxy in the near, near future, you are invited to join us for a FREE community movie night at Falling Springs Center, sponsored by CareSource. We’ll be joining forces and viewing Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

The gym opens at 5:30 PM and the movie begins at 6:00 PM. Chairs, blankets, pillows & costumes are allowed (chairs must be set-up behind the floor seating area). The concession stand will be open.

Please use the force as you consider bringing younglings, as this movie is rated PG-13.

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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.

UK Game special 32 oz lime margarita $8.99 and 32 oz domestic beer $3.99, at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395.

DJ Jesse Penn. UK vs. South Carolina, 6:00 pm on the big screens, $10 buckets, 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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