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Wednesday, January 18, 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.

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, 3:30 pm, Community Yoga, 5:30 – 6:45 pm. Frankfort Yoga Studio, McClure Building, 3rd Floor, 306 W Main St. Info: 227-3276 or www.frankfortyoga.com

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

9:30 am – 12:00 pm – Email Assistance, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Need help setting up your free email address? Call the library at 502.484.3450 to setup your appointment and we will be happy to assist you.

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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

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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Lunch Special, $7.49, includes a soft drink. 32 oz domestic beer $3.99, at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395.

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

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6:00 – 7:00 pm – Pappy Van Winkle Drawing, at Capital Cellars, 227 W Broadway. Drawing will occur promptly at 7:00 pm. Tickets to enter the drawing will be given out from 6:00-7:00 pm. You must be present to win. Draw for the opportunity to purchase Old Rip Van Winkle 10 year or Pappy Van Winkle Special Reserve 12 year. 352-2600.

6:00 – 8:00 pm – Paint and Pour, at Verona Vineyards, 13815 Walton Verona Rd, Verona

Come inside, get out of the cold, and warm up with a night of wine, friends, and art.

After you partake in a little liquid inspiration our resident artist Rhonda will walk you through creating your very own wintry work of art on canvas that you can take home with you at the end of the night.

Cost $35 which includes a sample of 5 different Verona Vineyards wines, cheese, fruit, and cracker plate, and all of your art supplies for the evening.

Make reservations by contacting Studio 25 at (859) 653-4726

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

6:00 – 9:00 pm – Lisa Allen Foster and Mark Monroe, at Casa Fiesta, 801 Louisville Road

Lisa Allen Foster at at Casa Fiesta Frankfort Ky. With guest Mark Monroe.

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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.

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Thursday, January 19, 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 am – 4:00 pm – Floodplains, Streams and Wetlands Compliance Workshop, at the Kentucky Division of Compliance Assistance, 300 Sower Blvd, 1st Floor, Frankfort

This workshop will benefit anyone who works in streams removing debris or adding fill material, constructs bridges or culverts in or near wetlands and streams or works in a floodplain.

Get tickets HERE

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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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Lunch Special, $7.49, includes a soft drink. Kids eat free with a purchase of 2 adult meals, at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395.

1:00 – 4:00 pm – Carotid Artery Screening- Free, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

St. Elizabeth’s Mobile Health Unit will be on site offering FREE carotid artery screenings. Plaque buildup in the arteries of the neck can lead to blockages, which are the No. 1 cause of stroke. Registration for a screening is required by calling 859-301-9355.

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2:00 – 3:00 pm – Stroke Prevention Class, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

St. Elizabeth’s Stroke Prevention class will be offered to teach us how to recognize the signs and symptoms of a stroke and how to help someone experiencing a stroke. While here, get a FREE carotid artery screening via St. Elizabeth’s Mobile Health Unit.

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2:00 – 4:00 pm – HeritageQuest: Finding Your Ancestors Online, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

This class will show the hobbyist genealogist about using this helpful database to uncover census records, genealogy books, local history articles, Revolutionary War records, and more.

No registration required.
Sower Board Room

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3:15 – 4:00 pm – Sing, Sing a Song, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

If you like to sing, join other school aged singers to sing traditional songs and do activities. Appropriate for all school aged children.

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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

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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5:30 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.

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

Bourbon on Main

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

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


Friday, January 20, 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 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 – 10:30 pm – Walk Away the Pounds, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Walk Away the Pounds with Leslie Sansone’s fitness DVD. This fat-burning fitness program is a gentle and effective form of exercise that helps you burn fat naturally for lasting results.

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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

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

Participants of all fitness levels are welcome to join in yoga class. Classes include breathing exercises, poses and relaxation. We will follow a Yoga workout DVD.

Wear comfortable clothing and bring a beach towel
or exercise mat. Everyone is welcome!

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11:00 am – 1:00 pm – Feed the Resistance Lunch, at the Kentucky Democratic Party, 190 Democrat Dr, Frankfort

Join us for a lunch at KDP headquarters this Friday to gather and discuss the future of Kentucky and our nation. A donation of $25 to each KDP, Emerge Kentucky and a Kentucky charity of your choice is suggested.

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4:00 – 7:00 pm – Wine Tasting, at Capital Cellars, 227 W Broadway. More info: visit www.capitalcellars.com or call 502.352.2600

Capital Cellars

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 – LeeAnn O’Rourk, Inside the Winery at Elk Creek Vineyards, Owenton, KY http://www.elkcreekvineyards.com/

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6:00 – 9:30 pm – Silent Night, Deadly Night” Murder Mystery Dinner Theater, at Equus Run Vineyards, 1280 Moores Mill Rd, Midway

Equus Run will explode with laughter, murder and mayhem with our January Murder Mystery. You will test your sleuthing skills as you help solve the fiendishly funny live performance by the company Murder and Merriment. “Silent Night, Deadly Night”, begins with eight guests staying at a luxury ski resort when a blizzard hits and an avalanche closes down the only road leading down the mountain. The power goes out and when lights are restored, it is discovered that the Resort Owner is found stabbed to death! It is a night of terror! You (and your party!) will enjoy a delicious 3-course meal, by featured caterer, Cathy Vance-Brooks of Thyme Catering.
Join us for a night of laughter – and terror! Our doors open at 6pm for wine tasting and socializing. Salad is served at 7:10, with the show starting at 7:30pm. The cost for the dinner and show is $45.00 (plus tax) per person. Reservations are required and must be made no later than Thursday, January 19th at 5pm. Just let us know if you are part of a group so you all can sit together and solve the mystery!

Dinner Menu

Spring Mix Green Salad with Apples and Goat cheese with a Vinaigrette Dressing
Asparagus
Hearty Lasagna layerd with cheese
Mixed Berry Tarts
Rolls and Butter

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

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

6:00 – 9:00 pm – Legendary Craftsman Series, Buffalo Trace Distillery honors two of the accomplished gentlemen who helped build the World’s Most Award Winning Distillery as will host a roaring 20s cocktail party.

  • Friday, January 20, the Elmer T. Lee Dinner, known throughout the industry for his expertise and knowledge of bourbon whiskey. Hear more about Lee’s life over dinner and tasting of the bourbons that make up his legacy.
  • Friday, January 27, features the Roaring 20s Cocktail Party, experience cocktails, paired with small plates by regional chefs and mixologists, learn about vintage cocktails and the legendary tales of their creation.

Ticket prices are $65 each or $175 per person for all three events. All events start at 6:00 p.m.with an optional tour, followed by the tasting/dinner at 7:00 p.m.  The evenings will conclude about 9 p.m. Must be 21 years or older. The dress code for the E.H. Taylor and Elmer T. Lee dinners is dressy casual, and cocktail attire is encouraged for the Cocktail Party. Reservations may be made at 502-696-5930 or events@buffalotrace.com.

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7:00 – 9:00 pm – Trivia Night, at Verona Vineyards, 13815 Walton Verona Rd, Verona

Gather a group of your smartest friends and enter a team in Verona Vineyards Trivia Night.

Prizes for the best and brightest, and a guaranteed good time for everybody.

No cover charge and no reservations required.

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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.

7:30 – 9:00 pm – Pam Tillis Trio, at the Grand Theatre Frankfort, KY, 308 Saint Clair Street

Pam Tillis is one of the great talents in country music, having had 30 singles in the Top 40 Billboard charts and nearly a dozen studio albums, including one dedicated to her father, Mel Tillis. She is a multiple Grammy and Country Music Association winner and a member of the Grand Ole Opry.

Tickets: $40 / $35 / $30

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8:00 – 10:00 pm – Drunk & Sailor, at the Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe, 235 W Broadway

Kentucky’s favorite pirates are coming to the capital! We’ll sing you some sailing songs and drinking songs! You’ll sing us some songs, too! It’ll be fun.

Admission is $7!

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

Bourbon on Main

9:00 pm – FOF and 5150, at the The Brick Alley, 325 St Clair Street

Come rock out to some great hard rock and metal w/ Fear of Falling and Van Halen tribute band 5150!!!

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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


Sunday, January 22, 2017

 

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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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 – 4:30 pm – FYB Master Class featuring Chris Durham, at The Frankfort Christian Academy, 1349 Leestown Rd, Frankfort

Chris Durham has danced professionally with Dance Theatre of Tennessee, the Lexington Ballet, and The Dancer Project. He currently teaches modern, contemporary, and ballet at Hermitage Dance Academy.

Admission is $5 for ages 4-10, $10 for ages 11+.

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1:00 – 9:00 pm – Sunday Bloody Fun Day, at Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe, 235 W Broadway. Relax on your Sunday, grab breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner with new extended hours, 8:00 am – 9:00 pm. Take the edge off with the Specialty Bloody Mary Bar. Info HERE

1:30 – 4:30 pm – Sip and Strokes January, at Prodigy Vineyards and Winery, 4686 Versailles Rd, Frankfort

January Sip and Strokes: Do you want to paint a snowman?

1:30-4:30
Limited to 25 people
$40.00 to paint

Make Reservations by calling the winery

 

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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.

4:30 – 5:30 pm – Power Zone Kids for January, at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1800 Louisville Rd, Frankfort

Christmas 2016 SHOW & TELL

Children and Youth of all ages are encouraged to gather together on Sunday, January 22 at 4:30 pm. We will use this time to reflect on our Christmas fun. Bring an item with you to show (a special gift, a toy, a game, a photo, an ornament, etc.) that represents a special experience for you this Christmas.

We will also use this time to brainstorm ideas for future Power Zones and to prepare individual pizzas for a light supper.

Don’t miss this one. Adults are welcome too if you bring something to Show and Tell us about.

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4:30 – 6:30 pm – Cultivating a Community Level of Well-being, New Year, New Way, at the Frankfort Yoga Studio, 306 W Main St, Ste 300

Join us for an early Sunday evening of Cultivating a Community Level of Well-being.

Guided lecture by studio owner & Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner, Colleen E. Gehlbachimg_8185

We will be discussing how we can heal from post trama triggers, stress, sleeplessness, anxiety, fear, and worry by using the methods of Ayurveda.

This is to be considered a workshop. Walk in with a longing and curiosity of what benefits Ayurveda can offer to your health in this new year. Walk away with a sense of grounding and affirmation of how to begin a process of healing. Whether the triggers are from abuse, abandonment, divorce, death, illness, loss of job, insecurity, you can learn where to begin, what to do, and help others in our community by sharing.

Contact the studio at 502-227-3276 call or text to reserve your spot…. $15.00 or Love offering

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Monday, January 23, 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.

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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Lunch Special, $7.49, includes a soft drink, 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

6:00 – 7:00 pm – Family Glow in the Dark Party!, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

It’s getting darker earlier and earlier these days. Fight back at our glow-in-the dark extravaganza with activities, crafts, and games that will light up the night.

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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, January 24, 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.

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 am – 2:30 pm – Active Playtime, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Are your toddlers and preschoolers feeling cooped up during the cold weather season? Bring them into the library for some active indoor play.

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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

 

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.

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6:00 – 7:00 pm – Admissions Open House / High School Preview Night, at The Frankfort Christian Academy, 1349 Leestown Rd, Frankfort

TFCA welcomes prospective parents to tour the school, meet our teachers and administrators, and learn more about our mission!

Open Enrollment begins February 16, 2017

Presentations begin at 6:00 pm and 6:30 pm.

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6:00 – 7:00 pm – Painting 101, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Explore the wonder and magic of painting your own creations in acrylics. This ongoing class is for adults(and children 12 and up accompanied by an adult) who are interested in learning how to paint. Supplies provided. Space is limited. Registration is required by calling the library at 502.484.3450.

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6:00 – 8:00 pm – Relay for Life 2017 Kickoff, at Capital City Christian Church, 15 Locust Drive

If you have participated in Relay before or are just thinking about it, please join us to kick off the 2017 Relay for Life event. We’ll reveal the theme for this year’s event and will have some fun and fellowship as we get gear up for a new year of RELAY!

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6:00 – 8:00 pm – Birdsong & Coffee: A Wake Up Call, at the Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe, 235 W Broadway Street

What is the “natural organic connection between coffee farmers, coffee drinkers, and birds”? Why do we need a wake-up call?

Join the Frankfort Audubon Society for a free viewing of this documentary to explore the “coffee crisis” and its devastating effects on migratory songbirds, rain forest ecosystems, and 25 million coffee growers worldwide and learn how we, as coffee consumers, can address the environmental and fair-trade aspects of this crisis.

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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.

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

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