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Wednesday, February 22, 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

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. any flavored margarita $3.99, Buffalo chicken fajitas $10.25, at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395.

4:00 pm – Living Legends Series: Dr. Benjamin Nero, at Kentucky State University, 400 East Main Street

Kentucky State University (KSU) graduate and first African-American student at the University of Kentucky’s (UK) College of Dentistry Dr. Benjamin Nero will speak at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, February 22 at the Bradford Hall Little Theater. The lecture will continue KSU’s Living Legends Series.  The February series puts the spotlight on notable speakers to enhance the intellectual aspect of campus life.

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5:00 – 6:15 pm – The Light Clinic Taiji with Joseph Fiala, L.Ac., MSOM, at The Ward Oates Ampitheater, on Wednesdays 5:00 – 6:15 pm, and Saturdays 8:30 – 9:45 am. www.thelightclinic.org

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

6:00 – 8:00 pm – Wine Glass Painting, at Verona Vineyards, 13815 Walton Verona Rd, Verona

Everyone needs their own special wine glass to enjoy their favorite Verona Vineyards wine.

Join Verona Vineyard’s artist Rhonda as she walks you through creating two hand decorated wine glasses.

Although the design is birds on vines you can customize your creation with color options of pink, black, or blue for your birds.

Date: 2/22/17
Time: 6:00-8:00
Cost: $20
Contact Tom at 859-739-3144 to reserve your spot.

Cost includes a glass of Verona Vineyards wine, two wine glasses and all of your art supplies.

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6:30 pm – Authors Night, at First Presbyterian Church, 416 W Main Street. The program will feature five Frankfort authors – Sallie Clay Lanham, Steve Vest, Jerry Deaton, Ray Peden and Richard Taylor. They will be discussing their books, writing styles and experiences as authors. Book signing and questions afterwards. FREE event and open to the public.

Download your Authors Night flyer HERE

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Open Mic, at the Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. 875-2559.

4:30 pm – 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, February 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.

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.

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, February 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.

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

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 – Lyn Payne-Holland, Inside the Winery at Elk Creek Vineyards, Owenton, KY http://www.elkcreekvineyards.com/

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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

 

 

6:00 – 9:00 pm – Murder Mystery Night, at Verona Vineyards, 13815 Walton Verona Rd, Verona

Join us for a killer night out that has it all – food, wine, fun, and mystery.

Cost: $40.00 per person

Includes: Dinner and a wine tasting of Verona Vineyards award winning wines.

Reservations are a must. Please contact Tom at 859-322-0487 to reserve your spot and get your character background and script. Participation is limited to the first 20 who sign up, so register early.

 

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6:30 – 8:30 pm – Sip & Savor Friday Nights: Jason Leigh Music, at Prodigy Vineyards and Winery, 4686 Versailles Road

Every Friday night, Prodigy Vineyards and Winery brings in local talent to rock the sound stage! Musicians play from 6:30-8:30. We offer food from the grill such as; grilled chicken breast, hamburgers, hot dogs. Sometimes we will offer specials such as; BBQ Pulled pork, pork tenderloin, rib-eye sandwich, chili and other soups.
We have amazing wine and cold beer for your enjoyment.

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6:30 & 8:15 pm 41st District Basketball Championship, at the Frankfort Convention Center, 405 Mero Street

Girls’ Championship Game

6:30 pm –Franklin County (26-5) VS Woodford County (14-17)

Boys’ Championship Game

8:15 pm – Franklin County (13-18) VS Frankfort (11-20)

ADMISSION: $6.00

The teams playing in the championship games will advance to the 11th Region tournaments.

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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 – Fences, at the Grand Theatre Frankfort, KY, 308 Saint Clair Street

A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life. Stars Denzel Washington and Viola Davis.

2016 PG-13

TICKETS: $8

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Live music, 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

8:00 – 10:00 pm – Mardi Gras with Billy Goat Strut Revue, at at the Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe, 235 W Broadway Street

Join us for a swingin’ jazzy (and perhaps a bit raucous) Mardi Gras celebration! Put on your finest for the masquerade, and come on down to swing away the night with Billy Goat Strut Revue!

RESERVE YOUR SEATS HERE: http://www.kentuckycoffeetree.com/live-music/billy-goat-strut-revue

ABOUT THE BAND:

It’s been an unpredictable journey since our founding Billy Goat (Mark Hamilton) took a trip to New Orleans and quickly became intoxicated with the city’s rich musical culture and tradition. He brought us together on a cold and rainy Kentucky autumn day in 2011 and shared his vision of forming an ensemble of all-star players for an old-time project.

Through our progression as a band, the moniker “Antique Jazz” started to float around. With the addition of tunes that contained hints of Kentucky flavor and an irresistible twang, we realized our strange version of jazz embodied the influences of a Kentuckian mode de vie.

Our result is a fun and exciting new genre of music that travels a centuries-old path down the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, through the bourbon trail, from Derby City to the Chocolate City and back. Ladies and Gentlemen: THIS IS BOURBON JAZZ!

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Live music featuring Kung Fu Grip. Mardis Gras party weekend, hurricanes and beads!, at the The Brick Alley, 325 St Clair Street


Saturday, February 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.

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 – 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 – 2:00 pm – Bookends Sat. Walk In Workshop, at Broadway Clay, 223 W Broadway Street

WalkIn anytime between 11-1 to create a Bookshelf out of Clay with one of our studio artists.
$20

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1:00 – 5:00 pm – Rusalka, at the Grand Theatre Frankfort, KY, 308 Saint Clair Street

Antonín Dvořák Rusalka

Kristine Opolais stars in the role that helped launch her international career, the mythical Rusalka, who sings the haunting “Song to the Moon.” Mary Zimmerman brings her wondrous theatrical imagination to Dvořák’s fairytale of love and longing, rejection and redemption. Brandon Jovanovich, Jamie Barton, Katarina Dalayman, and Eric Owens complete the all-star cast, and Mark Elder conducts.

Tickets: $23 Adult / $18 Student

1 PM (approximately 245 minutes)

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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 – History Happy Hour, at the Buffalo Trace Distillery, 113 Great Buffalo Trace

History Happy Hour in conjunction with the Kentucky Historical Society. Can you help us solve this #MysteryMonday?

Have you ever taken a ride around the Distillery in a horse drawn carriage? We know some people have from our photo archives. Do you know who these people are or why they were taking a horse drawn ride around the Distillery?

Undated, this photo shows an early version of what became our Blanton’s Hand Bottling Hall, a cornerstone stop along our Trace Tour. Do you know who these guys are or what year this was taken?

The image shows four distillery workers playing basketball on an improvised hoop somewhere on the property in 1959. Do you know who these guys are or where they were playing?

Do you know any of the women packaging bottles of Ancient Age at the Distillery in August of 1956? Then we need your help!

In conjunction with the Kentucky Historical Society we are proud to present our first ever History Happy Hour on Saturday February 25th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Elmer T. Lee Clubhouse. The event is open to the public and free of charge. Enjoy complimentary tastings and refreshments, while helping us discover information on this photo and many others like it from the Distillery and Frankfort community.

Join us on February 25th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Elmer T. Lee Clubhouse for complimentary refreshments, tastings, and a whole lot of history. The event is free of charge and open to the public.

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

Singer/Songwriter Ross Donaldson will be performing his uniques style of acoustic original music as well as your favorites from various artists.

Great Wine, Live Music, Cold Beer and Good Friends. Join us at Verona Vineyards

 

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5:00 – 9:00 pm – Holly Spears, 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 – Fences, at the Grand Theatre Frankfort, KY, 308 Saint Clair Street

A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life. Stars Denzel Washington and Viola Davis.

2016 PG-13

TICKETS: $8

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Dudley Roberts and DJ Tone. UK Game on the big screens, 2:00 pm. $10 buckets and gumbo. Mardis Gras party weekend, hurricanes and beads!, 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

8:00 – 10:00 pm – Walker Montgomery & Band, at Bourbon Street on Main, 204 S Main St, Lawrenceburg

Join at Bourbon Street on Main in downtown Lawrenceburg, KY Walker Montgomery is a seventeen year old aspiring singer from Nicholasville, Kentucky. Walker’s love of music comes naturally; he is the son of multi-platinum selling country music star, John Michael Montgomery, and nephew of Eddie Montgomery, of Montgomery Gentry. In addition to his family musical influences, Walker is inspired by a wide variety of musicians ranging from Randy Travis to Frank Sinatra to Luke Bryan. Walker performs locally around the Lexington, Kentucky area, as well as fairs and festivals throughout his home state of Kentucky.

Most recently, he was honored to be included in Acoustic Jam 2016 in Lexington and Louisville along with 11 other country recording artists. Cover/Ticket Charge for this event

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Sunday, February 26, 2017

10:30 – 11:30 am – Last Sunday Chanting and Meditation Group, at The Light Clinic, 306 W Main St., Suite 609. All welcome. Just show up. 330-4233.

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

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.

6:00 pm – Concert, at the Salvation Army, 517 Greenup Ave. Free for all!


Monday, February 27, 2017

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 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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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, February 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.

 

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

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

2:00 – 4:00 pm – Searching for Family History, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

Search for your ancestors in millions of historical records using FamilySearch.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.

Sower Board Room
No registration required

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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, at The Frankfort Christian Academy, 1349 Leestown Rd

We’re teaching our students to be BOLD as a LION as they Love, Learn, and Lead! Join us for an Admissions Open House where you can see the school, tour our classrooms, and see why parents are choosing TFCA for their children’s education!

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

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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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