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Capital Living Event Highlights - Friday

Highlights for Friday, January 27th, 2017

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

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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


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


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


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.


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


(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

Prodigy Winery Logo

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.

7:30 – 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


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

Capital Living Covers Frankfort’s Social Scene…BE SEEN By Capital Living!!!

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