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Wednesday, January 25, 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

Wednesday – Sunday, January 25-29, 8:30 amKentucky All “A” Classic Basketball Tournament, at the Frankfort Convention Center, 405 Mero Street

The Frankfort Convention Center is proud to host the Kentucky All “A” Classic basketball tournament.

Kentucky All ‘A’ Classic The All “A” Classic is a statewide basketball tournament for the smallest 131 high schools within the commonwealth of Kentucky based on student enrollment for the grades 9-12 as verified through Kentucky Department of Education’s records on October 1st of each year. The winners from the 16 boys’ regional tournaments along with the 16 girls’ regional tournament champions will advance to the statewide tournament held in Frankfort from January 25th – 29th, 2017.

Tickets for each session are $10

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To get your brackets for the girls’ teams, click HERE.

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To get your brackets from the boys’ teams, click HERE.

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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1:00 – 3:00 pm – Western Wednesdays, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Don’t miss the monthly Western matinee screening. This month’s film TBA. Snacks provided!

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

3:15 – 4:30 pm – Balto: After School Movie, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Based on a true story about the sled dog who led a famed mission of mercy for Alaskan children in 1925. Popcorn included!

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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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5:30 – 7:30 pm – Searching for Family History, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

Search for your ancestors in millions of historical records usingFamilySearch.org. Discover your place in history by preserving your genealogy online. See what others have contributed and share your family story. Whether you have just started researching your family roots or have worked with family history for years we encourage you to join us as Mark Kinnaird discusses the different attributes of this free genealogy database.

No registration required. Sower Board Room

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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, January 26, 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 amKentucky All “A” Classic Basketball Tournament, at the Frankfort Convention Center, 405 Mero Street

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The Frankfort Convention Center is proud to host the Kentucky All “A” Classic basketball tournament.

Kentucky All ‘A’ Classic The All “A” Classic is a statewide basketball tournament for the smallest 131 high schools within the commonwealth of Kentucky based on student enrollment for the grades 9-12 as verified through Kentucky Department of Education’s records on October 1st of each year. The winners from the 16 boys’ regional tournaments along with the 16 girls’ regional tournament champions will advance to the statewide tournament held in Frankfort from January 25th – 29th, 2017.

Tickets for each session are $10

 

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To get your brackets for the girls’ teams, click HERE.

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To get your brackets from the boys’ teams, click HERE.

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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11:00 am – 1:00 pm – Red Cross Bean Soup Lunch Fundraiser, at the VFW Post 4075, 104 E 2nd St, Frankfort

Title sponsor Independence Bank.
Tickets $6/each.
Eat in, Carry out or Delivery (10 orders to one location).
Brown or white beans, cornbread, dessert and beverage.

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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.

3:15 – 4:00 pm – Board Games, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Back by popular demand! Come join in the fun of playing over 10 different games including Trouble, Jenga, Sorry, Uno and Pokemon. Snacks included! Suitable for schoolage participants.

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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 – 7:30 pm – Evening Book Club, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

We will discuss A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines.. Snacks included!

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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 27, 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 – Kentucky All “A” Classic Basketball Tournament – Quarterfinals, at the Frankfort Convention Center, 405 Mero Street

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The Frankfort Convention Center is proud to host the Kentucky All “A” Classic basketball tournament.

Kentucky All ‘A’ Classic The All “A” Classic is a statewide basketball tournament for the smallest 131 high schools within the commonwealth of Kentucky based on student enrollment for the grades 9-12 as verified through Kentucky Department of Education’s records on October 1st of each year. The winners from the 16 boys’ regional tournaments along with the 16 girls’ regional tournament champions will advance to the statewide tournament held in Frankfort from January 25th – 29th, 2017.

Tickets for each session (Up to four AM or PM games) are $10

Friday, January 27, 2017
Quarterfinals of Girls’ and Boys’ Basketball

8:30 am – Girls’ Game 1

10:00 am – Girls’ Game 2

11:30 am – Girls’ Game 3

1:00 pm – Gilrs’ Game 4

5:00 pm – Boys’ Game 1

6:30 pm – Boys’ Game 2

8:00 pm – Boys’ Game 3

9:30 pm – Boys’ Game 4

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To get your brackets for the girls’ teams, click HERE.

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To get your brackets from the boys’ teams, click HERE.

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.

Multi Practitioner Treatment Day, Includes body work, acupuncture (including guasha, cupping or moxibustion if needed!) and Craniosacral at The Light Clinic, 306 W Main St., Suite 609. Book Online HERE or call 330-4233.

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

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 – Carter New, Inside the Winery at Elk Creek Vineyards, Owenton, KY http://www.elkcreekvineyards.com/

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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 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.

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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 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 – 9:00 pm – Country Line Dancing, at Verona Vineyards, 13815 Walton Verona Rd, Verona

Whether you are a beginner or a pro, grab a glass of wine, pull on your boots and let’s boogie. Join us for a night of country line dancing and award winning wine. No cover!

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7:30 – 9:30 pm – “Moonlight”, at The Grand Theatre, 308 Saint Clair Street

Moonlight (2016) (Rated R)

A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.

Nominated for 6 Golden Globes!

Tickets: $8

2016 Rated R

 

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Live music featuring Chris Fallis, 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 Five Second Rule, at the The Brick Alley, 325 St Clair Street


Saturday, January 28, 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

 

12:00 – 9:00 pm – Kentucky All “A” Classic Basketball Tournament – Semifinals, at the Frankfort Convention Center, 405 Mero Street

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The Frankfort Convention Center is proud to host the Kentucky All “A” Classic basketball tournament.

Kentucky All ‘A’ Classic The All “A” Classic is a statewide basketball tournament for the smallest 131 high schools within the commonwealth of Kentucky based on student enrollment for the grades 9-12 as verified through Kentucky Department of Education’s records on October 1st of each year. The winners from the 16 boys’ regional tournaments along with the 16 girls’ regional tournament champions will advance to the statewide tournament held in Frankfort from January 25th – 29th, 2017.

Tickets for each session (Up to four AM or PM games) are $10

Saturday, January 28, 2017
Semifinals of Girls’ and Boys’ Basketball

12:00 pm – Girls’ Semifinal Game 1

1:30 pm – Girls’ Semifinal Game 2

6:00 pm – Boys’ Semifinal Game 1

7:30 pm – Boys’ Semifinal Game 2

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To get your brackets for the girls’ teams, click HERE.

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To get your brackets from the boys’ teams, click HERE.

4:00 – 7:00 pm – Chris Carpenter, at Talon Winery, 400 Gordon Ln, Shelbyville

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Kentucky native Chris Carpenter began his journey in high school; with worn-down sneakers and the opportunity to transform his heart with music. Since then the rest is history. With influences ranging from Oasis to Counting Crows, to the dynamic-storytelling of Bob Dylan, Carpenter has carved out his path since he moved to Nashville in 2009. Carpenter consistently reinvents himself into a greater sense of who he is as a musician, and continues to still fit into melodies as comfortable as an old pair of sneakers.

5:00 – 7:00 pm – Chinese New Year Dinner and Talk, Join The Light Clinic for their 7th annual dinner and talk at China Wok, 5:00-7:00 pm. $16/person and $5/children 12 and under includes beer, wine, special Chinese buffet, drinks and tip! First come, first serve with no registration necessary. More info HERE

5:00 – 8:00 pm – Live Music with Ky Myle, at Verona Vineyards, 13815 Walton Verona Rd, Verona

Kentucky Myle was born from the very soul of Eastern Kentucky and blends their sound with the influence of Country, Blues, Roots, and Rock. Lead by the sultry voice of Pam Kelly, the BMI affiliated singer/songwriter from Pike Co. Ky, who joined up with prominent Northern Ky guitarist/vocalist, Rick Kinman. Their vocal harmonies at a unique element that is reminiscent of the great country duets of the past

 

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

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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.

7:30 – 9:30 pm – “Moonlight”, at The Grand Theatre, 308 Saint Clair Street

Moonlight (2016) (Rated R)

A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.

Nominated for 6 Golden Globes!

Tickets: $8

2016 Rated R

moonlight

UK game specials! 32 ounce lime margarita, $8.00. 32 ounce domestic beer, $3.99 and Buffalo Chicken Tacos, $5.99, at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395.

Live music featuring Hot Brown Smackdown. UK game on the big screens, 6:00 pm $10 buckets and pizza provided, 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 29, 2017

 

10:30 – 11:30 am – Last Sunday Chanting and Meditation Group, at The Light Clinic, 306 W Main St., Suite 609. Open your spirit in song and silence. FREE and open to all. www.thelightclinic.org

12:00 – 4:00 pm – 2017 Kentucky All “A” Classic Basketball Tournament – Championship Games, at the Frankfort Convention Center, 405 Mero Street

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The Frankfort Convention Center is proud to host the Kentucky All “A” Classic basketball tournament.

Kentucky All ‘A’ Classic The All “A” Classic is a statewide basketball tournament for the smallest 131 high schools within the commonwealth of Kentucky based on student enrollment for the grades 9-12 as verified through Kentucky Department of Education’s records on October 1st of each year. The winners from the 16 boys’ regional tournaments along with the 16 girls’ regional tournament champions will advance to the statewide tournament held in Frankfort from January 25th – 29th, 2017.

Tickets for each session (Up to four AM or PM games) are $10

Sunday, January 29, 2017
Finals of Girls’ and Boys’ Basketball

12:00 pm – Girls’ Championship Game

2:00 pm – Boys’ Championship Game

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To get your brackets for the girls’ teams, click HERE.

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To get your brackets from the boys’ teams, click HERE.

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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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 – 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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6:30 – 7:30 pm – Paying for College 101, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

Presented by David Scott of the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, this program is designed to help high school seniors and their parents get a better understanding of the financial aid application process. Participants will learn how financial aid packages are put together by colleges/technical schools, specifics on application filing methods and how to complete the FAFSA, discuss student loan options, and much more!

This free event will take place in the Library Community Room.

Please register online, at the Library, or by contacting Diane Dehoney at 352-2665×108 or diane@pspl.org.

Register online at the following link: http://bit.ly/PSPLpayingforcollege101

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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 31, 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 – 12:00 pm – World Vital Records, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

The class is designed to show the beginner or serious genealogist how to use this database to access records including birth and death, marriage, census, and immigration lists.

Sower Board Room
No registration is required

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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.

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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

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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5:00 – 6:00 pm – Business Bootcamp, Join Jonathan Gaby with SummitSocial.co to learn about web design, social media, email and productivity in a series of boot camps on January 31, February 7 and February 21, 5:00-6:00 pm on the first floor of the McClure Building, 300 St. Clair St. (FREE for DFI and Chamber members!) Info/register HERE.

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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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