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Wednesday, April 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.

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

9:00 am – 5:00 pm – Salato Wildlife Education Center, 1 Sportsman’s Lane

Daily Admission:

Adult – $5.00

Youth (5 to 18) – $3.00

Children 4 and under – Free

Scheduled school groups and chaperones –  $3.00 (age 5 and older)

Visit their full website 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: $8 | Youth (6-18): $6 | Veterans: $6
Children (5 and under), KHS and KJHS members: FREE

Exterior shots of the Kentucky History Center and the State Arsenal

32 ounce domestic beer, $3.99 and Three Pork Tacos, $8.99 at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395.

1:30 pm – Liberty Hall Tour, at Liberty Hall Historic Site, 218 Wilkinson Street, 502.227.2560

Guided tours start at Liberty Hall at 1:30 pm (Monday – Saturday). Tour begins at Liberty Hall, 218 Wilkinson St. Admission: $6 for adults; $3 for youth (15-18); Free for children 5 and under. Free for Friends of Liberty Hall.

Kentucky Made: Decorative Arts from the Liberty Hall Collection – Ongoing

sugar chestFeaturing some of the finest examples of Kentucky-made pieces from the Liberty Hall collection, this exhibit explores the social and cultural landscape of 19th-century Kentucky through the work of silversmiths, weavers, furniture makers, and . Some of the artists represented include: Asa Blanchard, Matthew Harris Jouett, Oliver Frazer, and Paul Sawyier. Located on the 2nd Floor of Liberty Hall, the exhibit is only viewed through a guided tour.

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.

5:00 – 6:15 pm – The Light Clinic Taiji with Joseph Fiala, L.Ac., MSOM, at The Ward Oates Amphitheater, 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 – 9:00 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

Date: 4/26/17
Time: 6:00-8:00
Cost: $20
Contact Rhonda at Studio Rho Entertaining at 859-444-0301 to reserve your spot.

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

6:30 – 7:30 pm – The Natural History of Franklin County: Aquatic Invertebrates, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

Aquatic invertebrates, small organisms living in our Bluegrass streams, are directly connected to what happens on the land. The changes that occur in the stream invertebrates are reflective of our human activities. Ryan Evans of the Kentucky Division of Water will discuss what types of aquatic invertebrates can be found in our area and some of the things that influence them. He will give a broad understanding of why clean water is important and what we can do to help contribute to healthy watersheds.

This free event will take place in the Library Community Room. Please register online or at the Library. For more information, contact Diane Dehoney at 352-2665×108 or diane@pspl.org.

“The Natural History of Franklin County” series is sponsored by the Woods and Waters Land Trust and PSPL.

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

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


Thursday, April 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.

9:00 am – 5:00 pm – Salato Wildlife Education Center, 1 Sportsman’s Lane

Daily Admission:

Adult – $5.00

Youth (5 to 18) – $3.00

Children 4 and under – Free

Scheduled school groups and chaperones –  $3.00 (age 5 and older)

Visit their full website 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: $8 | Youth (6-18): $6 | Veterans: $6
Children (5 and under), KHS and KJHS members: FREE

Exterior shots of the Kentucky History Center and the State Arsenal

1:30 pm – Liberty Hall Tour, at Liberty Hall Historic Site, 218 Wilkinson Street, 502.227.2560

Guided tours start at Liberty Hall at 1:30 pm (Monday – Saturday). Tour begins at Liberty Hall, 218 Wilkinson St. Admission: $6 for adults; $3 for youth (15-18); Free for children 5 and under. Free for Friends of Liberty Hall.

Kentucky Made: Decorative Arts from the Liberty Hall Collection – Ongoing

sugar chestFeaturing some of the finest examples of Kentucky-made pieces from the Liberty Hall collection, this exhibit explores the social and cultural landscape of 19th-century Kentucky through the work of silversmiths, weavers, furniture makers, and . Some of the artists represented include: Asa Blanchard, Matthew Harris Jouett, Oliver Frazer, and Paul Sawyier. Located on the 2nd Floor of Liberty Hall, the exhibit is only viewed through a guided tour.

2:00 – 4:00 pm – HeritageQuest: Finding Your Ancestors Online, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

This class will show the hobbyist genealogist about using this helpful database to uncover census records, genealogy books, local history articles, Revolutionary War records, and more.

No registration required.
Sower Board Room

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.

Prodigy Winery Logo

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

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.

2 Kids eat free with the purchase of 2 adult meals, at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395.

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

Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe 3

5:30 – 7:00 pm – Joyce Rockwood Hudson Book Signing, at Poor Richard’s Books, 233 Broadway

Joyce Rockwood Hudson will be at Poor Richard’s Books from 5:30 until 7 pm. She will be signing the latest edition of “Natural Spirituality” which uses Jungian dream work for spiritual seekers. 233 Broadway. 502.223.8018

6:30 – 7:30 pm – Book Discussion: The Art Forger, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

Join us to discuss this year’s One Book One Frankfort selection.

This free One Book One Frankfort event will take place in the Sower Board Room. Please register at the Library, online, or by contacting Diane Dehoney at 352-2665×108 or diane@pspl.org.

Register online at the following link: http://bit.ly/OBOFbookdiscussion2

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, April 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 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.

Multiple Modalities Session, at The Light Clinic. Info: http://www.lightclinic.org. Call 502.330.4233 for more information.

9:00 am – 5:00 pm – Salato Wildlife Education Center, 1 Sportsman’s Lane

Daily Admission:

Adult – $5.00

Youth (5 to 18) – $3.00

Children 4 and under – Free

Scheduled school groups and chaperones –  $3.00 (age 5 and older)

Visit their full website HERE

10:00 – 10:30 am – 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

Admission

(Includes all sites open at the time of visit.)

Adults: $8 | Youth (6-18): $6 | Veterans: $6
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 – Yoga, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Participants of all fitness levels are welcome to join in yoga class. Classes include breathing exercises, poses and relaxation. We will follow a Yoga workout DVD.

Wear comfortable clothing and bring a beach towel
or exercise mat. Everyone is welcome!

Any flavored margarita, $3.99 at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395.

1:30 pm – Liberty Hall Tour, at Liberty Hall Historic Site, 218 Wilkinson Street, 502.227.2560

Guided tours start at Liberty Hall at 1:30 pm (Monday – Saturday). Tour begins at Liberty Hall, 218 Wilkinson St. Admission: $6 for adults; $3 for youth (15-18); Free for children 5 and under. Free for Friends of Liberty Hall.

Kentucky Made: Decorative Arts from the Liberty Hall Collection – Ongoing

sugar chestFeaturing some of the finest examples of Kentucky-made pieces from the Liberty Hall collection, this exhibit explores the social and cultural landscape of 19th-century Kentucky through the work of silversmiths, weavers, furniture makers, and . Some of the artists represented include: Asa Blanchard, Matthew Harris Jouett, Oliver Frazer, and Paul Sawyier. Located on the 2nd Floor of Liberty Hall, the exhibit is only viewed through a guided tour.

3:00 – 5:00 pm – 3rd Annual KSU Color Run/Walk, at Kentucky State University: Student Center, 400 East Main Street

Kentucky State University will host its 3rd annual Color Run to raise awareness for HIV/AIDS, substance abuse and other causes that may affect our community.

5:00 – 9:00 pm – Jammin’at Jeptha! feat Jeff Barnes Band, at Jeptha Creed Distillery, 500 Gordon Lane, Shelbyville

Every Friday Jeptha Creed Distillery will be jammin’ with great live music playing on the patio, local food trucks available, and craft cocktails at the bar! Music will be from 6-9pm. Food trucks will be available from 5-9pm. The bar will be open until 10pm.

Musician: Jeff Barnes Band
Food Trucks: Kentucky Taco Company, and Lil Cheezers

*Musicians will be preforming on the patio. If there is bad weather, the performance will be moved into the Clubhouse.

 

5:00 – 9:00 pm – Lyn Payne-Holland, Inside the Winery at Elk Creek Vineyards, Owenton, KY http://www.elkcreekvineyards.com/

Elk Creek Vineyards 2

 

 

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 – Live Music with Danny Frazier, at Verona Vineyards, 13815 Walton Verona Rd, Verona

Singer/Songwriter Danny Frazier will be performing at Verona Vineyards on Friday, 4/28/17 from 6:00-9:00.

Come out and join us for a night of live music, award winning wine, cold beer, and good friends.

 

6:00 – 9:00 pm – Sip and Savor Friday Night:Jeff Barnes, at Prodigy Vineyards and Winery, 4686 Versailles Rd

Wine-down the week at Prodigy Vineyards & Winery with “Sip & Savor” Friday! Enjoy FREE, live music 6:30–8:30 pm featuring local artists! We have a food menu with delicious selections from our grill and deli to compliment your wine tasting experience. Seating is available at the onyx bar and tables. Browse our gift boutique for unique fashion and wine accessories

6:00 – 9:00 pm – Bingo, at the American Legion Frankfort Post 7, 164 Versailles Rd

BINGO at the American Legion Post 7
Early Birds start @ 6:00 PM and regular games start at 7:00 PM.

6:00 – 9:00 pm – Shelbyville Music: Olivia Rudeen, at Talon Winery, 400 Gordon Ln, Shelbyville

Olivia Rudeen is a singer/songwriter based in Nashville, TN. Originally from Denver, CO, Olivia moved to the Music City in 2013 and began working with the publishing/licensing team at The Song Factory. In the past few years, she has shared the stage with Courtyard Hounds, DeVotchKa, Air Dubai, Charlie Mars, and Madi Diaz, among many others. Her last EP, released in 2012 and produced by Jimmy Stofer (The Fray, Rosehill Drive) included several songs that were featured on ABC Family’s “The Vineyard.”

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 – 10:00 pm – The Paul Thorn Band, at the Grand Theatre, 308 Saint Clair Street

The Paul Thorn Band features a singer-songwriter whose influences embraces blues, Americana, gospel and rock.

Tickets: $45 / $35 / $25

Live Music by Robert Barnes and any flavored margarita, $4.99, 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 Strip District, The Spockers, and JuJuBeands plus beer specials!, at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559.


Saturday, April 29, 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.

8:00 am – 12:00 pm – Hazardous Waste drop-off event / Spring Clean, at the City of Frankfort Recycling Center, 309 Rouse Ave, Frankfort

Franklin County and the City of Frankfort are sponsoring a household hazardous waste collection. Open for the first 500 vehicles.

Items to be collected include:

  • Poison (liquid and solid)
  • Herbicide (liquid and solid)
  • Batteries (all types)
  • Aerosol cans
  • Propane cylinders
  • Oil based paint
  • Solvents, gasoline, thinners
  • Antifreeze
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Adhesives, tars
  • Asbestos
  • Corrosive acids, bases, cleaners
  • Dioxins
  • Fertilizers
  • Organic peroxides
  • Reactive solids
  • Oxidizers
  • Flammable solids
  • Mercury
  • Freon, acetylene, etc.
  • ElectronicsWE WILL NOT ACCEPT ANY LIQUIDS, TIRES, BATTERIES OR PROPANE/GAS TANKS AT LANDFILL OR DUMPSTERS. For questions call Mark Barrett at 875-7987 or Blair Hecker at 875-8751

8:30 – 9:45 am – Taiji with Joseph Fiala, L.Ac., MSOM, at The Ward Oates Ampitheater, www.thelightclinic.org

9:00 am – 2:00 pm – Capital Area Extension Master Gardeners 9th Annual Plant Market, at the Franklin County Fairgrounds (in the Farm Bureau Pavilion), 118 Park Avenue, Frankfort

The Capital Area Master Gardener 9th Annual Plant Market is Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 9 am to 2 pm. We’re at a new location this year! You’ll find us at the Franklin County Fairgrounds in the Farm Bureau Pavilion at 118 Park Avenue, Frankfort, Kentucky. We’ll have vegetables, herbs, perennials, natives, garden art, children’s activities, and a silent auction. Several vendors, both educational and retail will also be participating. As an extra special treat, the Franklin County Cattlemen’s Association has agreed to sell grilled ribeye sandwiches, burgers, hotdogs, chips, and drinks from 11 am to 1 pm. Proceeds go towards community horticulture projects and a scholarship fund.

9:00 am – 4:00 pm – Qigong Intensive, at The Light Clinic, 306 West Main St., Suite 609. Led by Joseph Fiala, L.Ac. For More info or to Register, Contact joseph@thelightclinic.org or call 502-330-4233

9:00 am – 5:00 pm – Shop for the Animals featuring “Jewelry Trunk Show”, 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.

9:00 am – 6:00 pm – Beast Of The Bluegrass X Rps Kentucky State Championship, at the Frankfort Convention Center, 405 Mero Street

This is a RPS sanctioned powerlifting meet.

We are lucky to have got with Davey McCann and be apart of Beast Of The Bluegrass X to be hosting a Kentucky State Championship meet. There will be Strongman, Powerlifting, Crossfit, and MAS Tournament all under the same ROOF!!

Meet Directors: Mark Miller (606) 386-3624
Kelli Allen (859) 893-9385 or
email fourbrosgym4@yahoo.com

$95 Full Power
$90 Push / Pull
$85 Bench and Deadlift Only
$30 Crossover

Go to ⬇️⬇️⬇️ to register!
http://meets.revolutionpowerlifting.com/2017/04/29/4627/

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 – Salato Wildlife Education Center, 1 Sportsman’s Lane

Daily Admission:

Adult – $5.00

Youth (5 to 18) – $3.00

Children 4 and under – Free

Scheduled school groups and chaperones –  $3.00 (age 5 and older)

Visit their full website HERE

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: $8 | Youth (6-18): $6 | Veterans: $6
Children (5 and under), KHS and KJHS members: FREE

Exterior shots of the Kentucky History Center and the State Arsenal

 

 

 

1:30 pm – Liberty Hall Tour, at Liberty Hall Historic Site, 218 Wilkinson Street, 502.227.2560

Guided tours start at Liberty Hall at 1:30 pm (Monday – Saturday). Tour begins at Liberty Hall, 218 Wilkinson St. Admission: $6 for adults; $3 for youth (15-18); Free for children 5 and under. Free for Friends of Liberty Hall.

Kentucky Made: Decorative Arts from the Liberty Hall Collection – Ongoing

sugar chestFeaturing some of the finest examples of Kentucky-made pieces from the Liberty Hall collection, this exhibit explores the social and cultural landscape of 19th-century Kentucky through the work of silversmiths, weavers, furniture makers, and . Some of the artists represented include: Asa Blanchard, Matthew Harris Jouett, Oliver Frazer, and Paul Sawyier. Located on the 2nd Floor of Liberty Hall, the exhibit is only viewed through a guided tour.

 

2:00 – 3:00 pm – Peter & the Wolf PB&J Concert, at Josephine Sculpture Park, 3355 Lawrenceburg Rd (3/4 Mile South of Capital Bowl)

Lexington Philharmonic’s Peanut Butter & Jelly Concerts are the perfect first-concert experience for your little listeners! Join LexPhil in the JSP ARTBARN for an engaging half-hour concert, followed by time for play and discovery at the Instrument Petting Zoo and, of course, PB&J sandwiches!

Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased in advance.

2:00 – 4:00 pm – Genealogy Tea & Sympathy, at the Kentucky Historical Society, 100 West Broadway

Join our Library staff on the 5th Saturday of every month from 2-4PM for tea time and good ole fashioned conversation. Have an ancestor that is eluding you? Confused about which source to use next? Have questions about the proof standard or how to get the kids involved? Bring along your genealogy issues, hot topics or questions and the group will try to help you out. Even if we can’t solve your problem, we promise to provide lots of tea and sympathy!

All research levels welcome – let’s learn from each other’s experiences!

Each Genealogy Tea and Sympathy session is free for KHS members OR part of the KHS’ general admission. Please pre-register by calling the KHS Refdesk at 502-564-1792 x.4460 or by e-mailing us at: khsrefdesk@ky.gov 

 

4:00 – 7:00 pm – Zane Hilton, at Talon Winery, 400 Gordon Ln, Shelbyville

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

Singer/Song writer Keith Rodgers will be performing at Verona Vineyards on Saturday, April 29th from 5:00-8:00.

No Cover

Great Wine, Cold Beer, Free Music, and Good Friends.

 

5:00 – 9:00 pm – Keith Rae, Inside the Winery at Elk Creek Vineyards, Owenton, KY http://www.elkcreekvineyards.com/

32 ounce lime margarita $8.99, at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395.

6:00 pm – Gospel Ensemble Spring Extravaganza, at Kentucky State University, 400 East Main Street

In Partnership with the Frankfort Arts Foundation

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 – 9:00 pm – Shine Your Light Glo Run, at the Old Capital Lawn, 300 West Broadway

All proceeds benefit The Frankfort Christian Academy

Registration Information:

1. Registration may be found online or mail a form to 1349A US HWY 421 South, Frankfort, KY 40601. Attn: Glo Run.

2. Walk-in registration will be accepted at The Frankfort Christian Academy (address above).

3. Race Day Registration will take place at the registration table on the Old Capital lawn.

4. Race bag/Registration Packet will be available for pick up prior to race day at The Frankfort Christian Academy or at the registration table on the Old Capital lawn the day of the race.

5. We recommend arriving downtown for the race at least 45 minutes prior to the start time. (Start time will be at 7:30 PM).

6. Your registration includes: TFCA Glo Run 5K T-shirt, coupons and goodies from participating area vendors, chip timed event, glo “bling”, finish line surprises, and a chance to hang out with hundreds of new friends!

Sign up HERE

Open at 2:00 pm. Live music, at Bourbon on Main, 103 W Main St. 352-2720.

Bourbon on Main

9:00 pm – 1:00 am – Killin Time Band Live, at Bourbon Street on Main, 204 S Main St, Lawrenceburg

 


Sunday, April 30, 2017

9:00 am – 1:00 pm – CVP Short Track Racing, at Capitol View Park, Glenn’s Creek Rd

Come experience fast paces action with Capitol View Park’s very first Short Track MTB Series!

Register for Round #3 of the series at https://www.bikereg.com/cvpstr

10:30 – 11:30 am – Free Last Sunday Chanting and Meditation Group, at The Light Clinic

1:00 – 4:00 pm – Live Music with MJ Stallings, at Verona Vineyards, 13815 Walton Verona Rd, Verona

Singer/Songwriter MJ Stallings will be playing the patio (weather permitting) on Sunday, April 30th from 1:00 – 4:00.

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

1:30 – 3:00 pm – Explore Nature Series : Wildflower Walks, at Cove Spring Park, 100 Cove Spring Rd

Come Join Us for a afternoon hike, learning about local wild flowers while we hike at the trails at cove spring park. We will meet at the upper area near the sky trail.

Hosted by Canoe Kentucky and sponsored by Frankfort Parks and Recreation

Please feel free to Email Chris@canoeky.com

Or Call 502 330 3633 for any information

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 – 9:00 pm – Bingo, at American Legion Frankfort Post 7, 164 Versailles Rd

BINGO at the American Legion Post 7
Early Birds start @ 6:00 PM and regular games start at 7:00 PM.


Monday, May 1, 2017

9:00 am – 5:00 pm – Salato Wildlife Education Center, 1 Sportsman’s Lane

Daily Admission:

Adult – $5.00

Youth (5 to 18) – $3.00

Children 4 and under – Free

Scheduled school groups and chaperones –  $3.00 (age 5 and older)

Visit their full website 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 – 10:30 am – Walk!, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

The new year is here and what better time to get your fitness routine back on track! Join us at the library and we will take a stroll outside. If it’s raining, don’t worry, we can still Walk Away the Pounds inside. Bring a friend!

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.comLunch Special, $7.49 at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395.

1:30 pm – Liberty Hall Tour, at Liberty Hall Historic Site, 218 Wilkinson Street, 502.227.2560

Guided tours start at Liberty Hall at 1:30 pm (Monday – Saturday). Tour begins at Liberty Hall, 218 Wilkinson St. Admission: $6 for adults; $3 for youth (15-18); Free for children 5 and under. Free for Friends of Liberty Hall.

Kentucky Made: Decorative Arts from the Liberty Hall Collection – Ongoing

sugar chestFeaturing some of the finest examples of Kentucky-made pieces from the Liberty Hall collection, this exhibit explores the social and cultural landscape of 19th-century Kentucky through the work of silversmiths, weavers, furniture makers, and . Some of the artists represented include: Asa Blanchard, Matthew Harris Jouett, Oliver Frazer, and Paul Sawyier. Located on the 2nd Floor of Liberty Hall, the exhibit is only viewed through a guided tour.

 

5:00 – 7:00 pm – Paws to Read, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Bring your child to the library and have him read to a certified dog. The patient, nonjudgmental attention these dogs offer helps reluctant readers gain confidence and improve their reading skills. Please call the library to register.

5:30 – 6:30 pm – Monday Makers Series – Bugs, Slugs & Natural Found Objects, at Josephine Sculpture Park, 3355 Lawrenceburg Rd (3/4 Mile South of Capital Bowl)

Meet at JSP on Monday nights (4 each month) to explore hands-on art making! Each month features a new theme ranging from color, materials, sculptors, styles, content and more! These intro level workshops are great for ages 8 to adult & require no previous experience. Explore JSP and your creativity every Monday night!

MAY SERIES: Bugs, Slugs & Natural Found Objects

Dates: May Series meets May 1, 8, 15, 22 from 5:30-6:30pm

Age group: ages 8 through adult, all levels welcome

Description: We will be exploring the park for any moving creature and investigating new bugs in colorful Field Guides examining them closely for hidden bug details. Then we will scour the park for found objects and use wire, feathers and wiggly eyes to create our own imaginary creatures inspired by our research.

Class fee: $50 for 4 classes and includes personalized instruction and any additional materials or supplies.

Space is limited, so please register in advance to save your spot!

Scholarships are available for participants in need of financial assistance. For more information about a scholarship application, please email JSP through our website here: josephinesculpturepark.org/contact

Instructor: Jody Jaques

 

6:00 – 8:00 pm Mother-Daughter Craft Night, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

Bring your mom or other special adult for craft night at PSPL! Each of you will paint a canvas that, when placed together, create a unique masterpiece perfect for celebrating Mother’s Day!

Adults and youth welcome (grades 6 and up). Please register at http://bit.ly/motherdaughtercraftnight. Both people in the pair must register.

This event is free to the public. For more information, contact Diane Dehoney at 352-2665×108 or Grace Wilson at grace@pspl.org.

 

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

minecraft-monday-at-kentucky-coffeetree-cafe

6:30 – 8:30 pm – Bourbon “Sip”osium, at Capital Cellars, 227 W Broadway St

Join Bryan Booth with the Lexington Bourbon Society on May 1st, 2017 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at Capital Cellars. This is a paid event. Tickets for $20.00, can be purchased online.

Explore topics about bourbon from basic knowledge to in depth, inside information about the regions distilleries, and industry updates.

We’ll talk about styles and types of bourbons and a special tasting of a select variety from our inventory.

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, May 2, 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.

9:00 am – 5:00 pm – Salato Wildlife Education Center, 1 Sportsman’s Lane

Daily Admission:

Adult – $5.00

Youth (5 to 18) – $3.00

Children 4 and under – Free

Scheduled school groups and chaperones –  $3.00 (age 5 and older)

Visit their full website HERE

9:30 am – 12:00 noon – Genealogy 1 on 1, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Want to start researching your family but don’t know how? Call the library at 502.484.3450 to schedule your one on one appointment with a Genealogy expert and we will show you how!

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: $8 | Youth (6-18): $6 | Veterans: $6
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

1:30 pm – Liberty Hall Tour, at Liberty Hall Historic Site, 218 Wilkinson Street, 502.227.2560

Guided tours start at Liberty Hall at 1:30 pm (Monday – Saturday). Tour begins at Liberty Hall, 218 Wilkinson St. Admission: $6 for adults; $3 for youth (15-18); Free for children 5 and under. Free for Friends of Liberty Hall.

Kentucky Made: Decorative Arts from the Liberty Hall Collection – Ongoing

sugar chestFeaturing some of the finest examples of Kentucky-made pieces from the Liberty Hall collection, this exhibit explores the social and cultural landscape of 19th-century Kentucky through the work of silversmiths, weavers, furniture makers, and . Some of the artists represented include: Asa Blanchard, Matthew Harris Jouett, Oliver Frazer, and Paul Sawyier. Located on the 2nd Floor of Liberty Hall, the exhibit is only viewed through a guided tour.

1:30 – 2:30 pm – How to Make Healthy Choices Using MyPlate, at the Franklin County Cooperative Extension, 101 Lakeview Ct

Call Courtney at (502) 695-9035 to sign up. You will meet every Tuesday for seven weeks. Free kitchen supplies and recipe samples at each meeting. Space is limited to the first 15 to sign up. Call TODAY!

Any flavor Margarita or Sangria, $3.99 and Pork Chop Dinner Plate, $9.99, at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395.

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.

Prodigy Winery Logo

 

5:30 – 7:30 pm – A Matter of Balance: Introduction, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

Many older adults experience concerns about falling, and some can even restrict their activities. A Matter of Balance is an 8-week, award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. This series emphasizes practical strategies, and participants will learn how to view falls as controllable and make changes to reduce fall risks at home.

Classes will be held on Tuesday evenings, March 28-May 16, in the Library Community Room. There is no cost to attend, but registration is required. Please register at http://bit.ly/amatterofbalance or call the Library at 352-2665.

A Matter of Balance is sponsored by the Frankfort Senior Activity Center and PSPL. For more information, contact Anne Robbins at 502-223-5794 or Jennye Grider at jennye.grider@ky.gov.

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

Karaoke


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