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Capital Living Event Highlights - Wednesday

Highlights for Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

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

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Wednesday, May 31, 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 – 11:00 am – Country Ham Wash, at the Shelby County Cooperative Extension, 1117 Frankfort Rd, Shelbyville

Country Ham participants will meet on Wednesday, May 31 from 9am to 11am to wash hams. We will remove the paper and wash off excess cure. Please wear old clothing as this can be a messy job. You will receive a reminder in the mail.

9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Master Gardener Class, at the Shelby County Cooperative Extension, 1117 Frankfort Rd, Shelbyville

Master Gardener Class #5

Contact Walt Reichert at (502) 633-4593 or walt.reichert@uky.edu 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 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.

11:00 am – 12:30 pm – Milestones & Meltdowns, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping St

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.

 

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 – 8:00 pm – Wine and Whisky Wednesdays, at Capital Cellars. 227 W Broadway. No restaurant fee all day on bottles of wine sold, curated bourbon flights from 5 pm – 8 pm for $15, and buy one get one 1/2 off from 5-8 pm. www.capitalcellars.com or 502.352.2600

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 – Bunco Night- Let the Good Times Roll, at Verona Vineyards, 13815 Walton Verona Rd, Verona

Bunco is an easy to learn, fun, fast paced dice game that gives us another excuse to get out of the house, hang with friends, and drink a glass or two of wine.

Cost $15 which includes your first glass of wine and a light cheese, fruit, and cracker plate.

No reservations necessary

Prizes for the winners

 

6:15 – 8:15 pm – Wednesday Night Mountain Bike Ride, at Capitol View Park, Corner of St Hwy 676 and Glenn’s Creek Rd

Group Mountain Bike Ride at Frankfort’s Capital View Park
Wednesdays at 6:15pm
Will be weather and trail dependent. Call 502-209-8069 for info.

Park in the gravel lot to the left of the baseball fields in the front of the park
Parking lat/long: 38.178278, -84.870389
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Trail Map: http://www.frankfortparksandrec.com/CVMBTmap.pdf

6:30 – 8:30 pm – Barrels and Brushes Painting, at Prodigy Vineyards and Winery4686 Versailles Rd, Frankfort

Back by popular demand! We had such a great turn out for our April Barrel Head and Brushes event that we are bringing it back.

When: Wednesday, 5/31/17
Time: 6:30-8:30p

Cost:

$50 per person for Non Custom
$55 per person for Custom Sign
$70 per person for Non Custom Barrel Head
$75 per person for Custom Sign

*NOTE: Your registration will include a glass of wine

Registration Includes: A 16 by 16 inch Wood Sign OR 21 inch Barrel Head, pre-stained sign along with all of the paint, paintbrushes, and other supplies need to create your VERY OWN WOOD SIGN!

Must register at
http://www.hoosierpaintgirl.com/

 

9:00 pm – 12:00 am – Open Mic Night, $2.75 Craft beers, at the Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. 875-2559.


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