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Capital Living Event Highlights - Thursday

Highlights for Thursday, June 1st, 2017

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

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Thursday, June 1, 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.

7:00 am – 12:00 pm – Franklin County Farmer’s Marketat River View Park. www.franklincountyfarmersmarket.org

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

 FREE Admission TODAY

(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

12:00 – 5:00 – Book Sale (Teachers’ Exclusive), at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

12:00 – 12:30 pm – Statehood Day, at the Kentucky Historical Society, 100 West Broadway

Kentucky celebrates 225 years of statehood on June 1.

KHS will celebrate at noon with a ribbon-cutting grand opening of “People of Kentucky,” a temporary exhibit that uses stories, objects and photographs to throw the spotlight on some people whose stories contribute to that of Kentucky.

Plus we’re offering free admission* to all of our sites June 1 – June 3.

*(Includes exhibits, our research library and the 1792 Store; Old State Capitol tours; and entrance to the Kentucky Military History Museum. Does not include Saturday Workshop activities.)

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.

4:00 – 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 www.capitalcellars.com or call 502.352.2600

5:00 – 8:00 pm – Friends of Animals Quarter Auction, at Elk Creek Vineyards, 150 HWY 330, Owenton, KY http://www.elkcreekvineyards.com/

Doors Open at 6:00p ~ Auction starts at 7:00p
Door fee only $2 (includes 1 paddle)
$1 for additional paddles
Food and beverages available for purchase

You could win great prizes like:

Gift cards to Starbucks, Chili’s, and iTunes; Amazon Echo; Elevated dog beds;
Dog supply gift baskets; Travel Pro suitcase with a free night stay at Courtyard Marriott Rookwood; Baby toy gift baskets; Cat supply gift baskets; Wine gift
baskets; Pearl jewelry; and so much more.

Do good & have fun: Thursday, June 1st Elk Creek Vineyards
150 HWY 330, Owenton, KY 40359

Come early to see the fabulous items you could bring home for just a quarter! We’re receiving more amazing auction items every day. For pictures and updates, find our event on Facebook: Quarter Auction for Owen County Friends of Animals, Inc. Let us know you’re coming & invite your friends!

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

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.

Live Music and Kids eat free, one kid when you buy an adult meal, at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395.

5:30 – 7:30 pm – Block Party – Holmes Street Corridor Area, at Frankfort Wesleyan Church, 364 Owenton Ave

Block Party: Games and activities, meet our policemen, free food, live Gospel Music with the sister duet: South of Heaven
Bring the whole family!

6:30 pm – Trivia, at Bourbon on Main, 103 W Main St. 352-2720.

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

House DJ music, Ladies Night, and $3 wells, at the Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. 875-2559.


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