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Highlights for Saturday, January 28th 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 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

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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

 


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