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Capital Living Event Highlights - Friday

Highlights for Friday, February 10th, 2017

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

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Friday, February 10, 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 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

10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Winter Book Sale, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street, Friday, Feb. 10, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm and Saturday, Feb. 11, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm (Bag and Box Day, box of books is $5 and a bag is $2). All hardback books are $2.00, paperbacks are 25 cents and large paperbacks are 50 cents. Info: 352-2665.

Friends of the Paul Sawyier Public Library
GIANT Winter Book Sale
February 7-11
(just in time for Valentine’s Day
and the book lover in your life!)
Library Community Room
319 Wapping St, Frankfort, KY 40601

No book or media will be priced over $1!
(no book lover can resist such a bargain!!!)

The first day of the sale, Tuesday,
is limited to Friends members,
including new friends who buy a membership at the door!
The “Friends only” night is a very popular event!
If you have never attended,
plan on stopping by to see what all the excitement is about!
New annual memberships and renewals will be available
at the Community Room entrance
for just $5 for individuals, $10 for families,
and $3.00 for seniors and students!

The sale will be open to the general public all day,
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday!

Paperback books are 25 cents,
large paperbacks are 50 cents,
and hardback books are $1.00!

Saturday is bag/box day for everyone!
Everything you can fit in a bag is just $2,
and everything you can fit in a box is just $5!!!
There is no limit on the number of bags and boxes!!!
It doesn’t get any better than that,
unless, of course, the book you wanted was sold before Saturday!

Sale days and hours:

. . . . . Tuesday, February 7, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Friends Preview Day

. . . . . Wednesday, February 8, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm, General Public

. . . . . Thursday, February 9, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm, General Public

. . . . . Friday, February 10, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, General Public

. . . . . Saturday, February 11, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, General Public, Bag and Box Day

We’re looking forward to seeing you at the sale!

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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

5:00 – 9:00 pm – KECU Downtown Frankfort ArtWalk, Participating venues are marked with an orange ArtWalk pennant below. Orange ArtWalk Flag


  •  Broadway Clay – 223 W Broadway • 502.320.7250 • broadwayclay.com This ceramics studio, classroom and gallery features the work of local and area potters and painters. Functional and decorative pottery is available for purchase.


  • Capital Gallery of Contemporary Art – 314 Lewis • 502.223.2649 • Exhibiting paintings, fine prints, ceramics and small press books. Works by owner/artist Ellen Glasgow along with artists from KY and across the country. Featuring works by Diane Tesler and Jude Clark during ArtWalk.


  • Completely Kentucky – 237 W Broadway • 502.223.5240 •  completelykentucky.com Explore the amazing work of hundreds of Kentucky’s most talented artists. Shipping  available and gift wrapping is always free.  Featuring the works of Gene burch during ArtWalk. Open every day.


  • Duncan Design -317 East 3rd Street • 502.229.7199 •


  • DeSpain Studio and Gallery – 329 W Broadway • 502.352.2717 • Paintings, fine art photography and artists’ greeting cards featuring Kentucky art and Kentucky artists.


  • Full Circle Studio & Gallery – 309 Shelby St • 502.682.9648 • www.createfullcircle.com This working studio features gourd mosaics of Jennifer Zingg, gourd sculptures of Travis Kelley, and others. Art classes are offered for all ages.


  • Graymarket Design– 333 St. Clair St. • 415.385.6070 www.graymarketdesign.com Hand blocked printed textiles.


  • Jessie’s Art Gallery & Custom Framing – 200 W 2nd St • 502.227.2495 • Specializing in “conservation framing” this gallery also carries one of the most complete collections of Paul Sawyier prints.


  • Kentucky Knows – 337 W Broadway • 859.621.5261 •  kentuckyknows.com Kentucky’s first real bourbon barrel aged coffee. Handcrafed gifts suitable for the home from reclaimed Buffalo Trace Distillery Bourbon barrels.


  • M.A. Selbert – 330 St Clair St • 502.227.2780 • selberts.com Locally owned full service jewelry and gift store that includes locally made jewelry.


  • McClure Building Art Studios – 306 W Main – please call for hours/availability

    • Alchemy Salon – Room 711 • 502.352.2791 • Gina Morales shows her collages on ceramic tile.
    • Betty Beshoar Art Studio – Room 700 • 502.682.9446 • Visit this working art studio featuring oil paintings & collages.
    •     Facial Enhancements – Room 705 • 502.545.0105
    • Gene Burch Studio – Room 603 • Gene Burch’s photographs of Frankfort and beyond.
    • McWilliams Art Studio – Room 714 • 502.545.0198 • American Impressionism Painting.
    • Studio 710 – Room 710 • 859-913-5263 • http://karencareypaintings.com

  • Nitro – 200 W Main •502.226.2400 • nitrooffrankfort.com Quaint boutique featuring fashionable clothing, unique accessories and artistic jewelry. Featuring works by the Capital Area Art Guild.


  • Old Capital Antiques – 231 W Broadway •502.223.3879 • Handcrafted items, collectibles, decorative accessories, mid-century antiques and an extensive collection of cameos are available.


  • Poor Richard’s Books – 233 W Broadway • 502-223-8010 • poorrichardsbooksky.com A “real” bookstore that specializes in Kentucky and regional authors.


  • Rebecca Ruth Candy Tours & Museum – 116 E 2nd St • 502-223-7475 • rebeccaruth.com Revolving exhibits of Kentucky art in the museum. Gift shop has original and print art for sale.


  • Rodger’s Studio – 224 W Main • 502.223.3123 • Meet Bill Rodgers and view his photographic images from in and around Frankfort, portraitures and more.


  • Simply Garden – 100 E Broadway • 502.545.8104 • https://www.facebook.com/Simplygardenky?fref=ts Unique home furnishings, accessories, garden themed gifts, and complete interior & year round garden design services are available.


  • The Milam House – 308 Washington St • 502.226.6464 • themilamhouseflowers.com Family owned florist specializing in unique and artful arrangements and gifts.


  • Three Elements Designs – 332 St Clair • 502.418.2074 • threeelementsdesigns.com This working studio of Rob Kirkman features handcrafted furniture, custom carpentry and functional pieces.


  • Vibrant Life – 338 St Clair • 502.352.2452 • www.vibrantlifefrankfort.com Visit this holistic healing center that displays and sells a wide variety of 2 and 3-dimensional art from Frankfort and around the world.


  • Wesley Center at First United Methodist Church – 211 Washington  • 502.227.7430  • Featuring rotating exhibits of local artists.


  • White Cat Studio – 232 West Main Street, Unit 1 • 502.545.6728 •This working studio offers paintings and classes by Jacqueline Keough. Local handmade items and Chloe and Isabel jewelry.


Listing of art supporting venues in downtown Frankfort

  • Bluegrass Realty and Investment -305 Wilkinson St. •  502.352.2650 •  www.buybluegrass.com 

  • Capital City Museum – 325 Ann St • 502.696.0607 • www.capitalcitymuseum.com/ Special activities during ArtWalk.


  • Frankfort School of Ballet – 340 St Clair • 502.226.6443 • frankfortballet.com Featuring works of local and emerging artists. Exhibits change periodically.


  • Franklin County Judicial Center – 222 St Clair • 502.564.2278 • Displaying historic photographs courtesy of the Capital City Museum and Ky Historical Society, and modern photographs by Gene Burch.


  • Hill House – 214 W Second Featuring one-of-a-kind works and collectibles from local and regional artists (during ArtWalk)


  • Kentucky Historical Society – 100 W Broadway • 502.564.1792 • history.ky.gov Revolving exhibits that feature Kentucky artists and events.


  • Liberty Hall Historic Site – 202 Wilkinson St • 502.227.2560 • libertyhall.org National Historic Landmark featuring early Kentucky furnishings and art.


  • Paul Sawyier Public Library – 319 Wapping St • 502.352.2665 • www.pspl.org On exhibit are stained glass windows, batiks, Paul Sawyier paintings, prints, and work of local/regional artists.


  • The Grand Theatre Grand Gallery – 308 St Clair • 502.352.7469 • grandtheatrefrankfort.org Gallery space exhibiting the work of regional artists. Displays change quarterly.


Dining & Refreshment Options

  • B’s Bakery -241 W Main • 502.699.2222 • Fresh from scratch delicious donuts, pastries, cakes, muffins, quiche, brownies, cookies, paninis, salads and more.

  • Bourbon on Main – 103 W Main • 502.352.2720 • www.bourbononmain.com Enjoy pub grub extraordinaire, a stocked bourbon bar, rotating craft beers on tap and the works of local and emerging artists for sale. Paintings by Karen Carey.

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    Brick Alley – 325 St Clair • 502.875.2559 • Stop by the Brick for drinks and to enjoy the works of local artists during Art Walks


  • Buddy’s Pizza – 212 Broadway • 502.352.2920 • Handcrafted pizza, salad and sandwiches. Changing exhibits of local artists and student work are available for purchase. Check out the “Buddy” wall of local canine buddies.


  • Capital Cellars – 227 W Broadway • 502.352.2600 • Enjoy this unique bar and cafe that retails local and regional wines, bourbons and works from local and emerging artists.Life Drawings by Carla Canonero Phillips.


  • Cascades Lounge at the Capital Plaza Hotel – 405 Wilkinson Blvd • Cascades offers a wide variety of wine and spirits.


  • Gibby’s – 204 Broadway • 502.223.4429 • eatatgibbys.com Serving fresh local food with an Italian theme. Live music on back patio and special events during Art Walk.


  • Kentucky Coffeetree Café – 235 W Broadway • 502-875-3009• kentuckycoffeetree.com Gourmet deli, dessert and coffee bar and local beer and cocktails. Changing exhibits of local and emerging artists.


  • La Fiesta Grande – 334 St Clair • 502.352.2395 • Authentic Mexican food in a fun, friendly atmosphere. Enjoy happy hour on the “mall” (outdoor seating).


  • Mai-Siagon – 328 St Clair • 502.352.2420 • Authentic Vietnamese family owned restaurant and grocery store.


  • Rick’s White Light – 114 Bridge St • 502.696.9104 • whitelightdiner.com Featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, this famous eatery has a kitschy decor with funky art covering the walls


  • Serafini – 243 Broadway • 502.875.5599 • serafinifrankfort.com Fine dining restaurant open for lunch and dinner exhibiting the works of noted Kentucky folk artists.


  • Subway – 238 W Main • 502.227.3275 • Serving breakfast, lunch & dinner, made to order, salads and subs.


  • The Meeting House B&B – 519 Ann St • 502.226.3226 • themeetinghousebandb.com Bed and Breakfast Inn in pre Civil War house. Enjoy home cooked meals with a northern flair.


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

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6:00 – 9:00 pm – Chocolate and Wine Pairing, at Verona Vineyards, 13815 Walton Verona Rd, Verona

Enjoy the rich, decadent combination of Verona Vineyards award winning wines paired with a variety of gourmet chocolates at the recommendation of Chocolatier Dawn Woods.

Cost: $7.00

Includes a tasting of four Verona vineyards wines and samples of chocolate to go with each.

Additional drinks and chocolates are available a la carte.

wine and chocolate

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

7:00 pm – Bourbon Raffle!, at Capital Cellars, 227 W Broadway, A rare vintage OFC Bourbon will be raffled in support of land conservation at Capital Cellars, 227 W Broadway. 7:00 pm. Woods and Waters Land Trust will be there to sell tickets! 352-2600. Or get them online HERE

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 – Ties & Tiaras, at CastlePost, 230 Pisgah Pike, Versailles

Ties & Tiaras is BACK at the CastlePost on Friday, February 10th, 7p-9p!

Tickets are on sale now! $100 per couple, add a prince or princess for $10 each!

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7:30 – 9:00 pm – Close to You: A Carpenters Tribute, at the Grand Theatre Frankfort, KY, 308 Saint Clair Street

“Close to You” pays tribute to the smash 1970s pop group The Carpenters. The seven-member group has won rave reviews for its faithful re-creation of the The Carpenters’ memorable music.

Tickets: $30 / $25 / $20

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Live music featuring Chris Fallis, 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

Cornbread Conspiracy, Dudley Roberts Acoustic, 6:00-9:00 pm. ArtWalk, 5:00-9:00 pm, at the The Brick Alley, 325 St Clair Street


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