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Capital Living Event Highlights - Saturday

Highlights for Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

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

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Saturday, June 3, 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 Market, at River View Park Pavilion. www.franklincountyfarmersmarket.org

8:00 am – 2:30 pm – 2017 Stampede – A Crossfit Unbridled Competition, at CrossFit Unbridled, 770 Wilkinson Blvd

Saturday, June 3rd – Crossfit Unbridled – Frankfort, KY

Teams of 3 (Either M/M/M or F/F/F)
Rx and Scaled Division

$130 / Team Early Bird for first 15 teams per division ($150 after)

Minimum Work Requirements:

Any athlete:
Flip tires, push/pull sleds, sandbag carry, etc
Wallball 20/14#
KB Swing
KB Snatches

Rx / Scaled:
Double Unders (Rx) – Singles (Scaled)
Box jumps 24/20” (Rx) – Box Step ups (Scaled)
Toes to Bar (Rx) – Knees above hip crease (Scaled)
Deadlift 225/155# (Rx) – 185/115# (Scaled)
Front/Back Squat 185/115# (Rx) – 115/85# (Scaled)
Push Press 155/105# (Rx) – 95/65# (Scaled)
Clean and Jerk 185/115# (Rx) – 135/95# (Scaled)
Snatch (any variation) 135/95# (Rx) – 95/65# (Scaled)
OHS 135/95# (Rx) – 95/65# (Scaled)
Thruster 135/95# (Rx) – 95/65# (Scaled)

Rx only (these movements will not come up in the Scaled WODs)
Ring dips

HS Walks, Pistols, Rope Climb, MUs and other advanced movements may be in the Championship WOD

8:00 am – District 3 Horse Show, at Lakeside Arena, 1385 Duncan Rd

The District #3 4-H Qualifying Horse Show will be held June 2-4 at Lakeside Arena in Frankfort. Over 150 youth will be participating in the shows in order to qualify for the State 4-H Horse Show. Shelby County will have several participants in all of the disciplines offered. The State 4-H Horse Show will be held July 2-8 at the Kentucky Fair and Expo Center in Louisville. We wish all of the competitors lots of luck!

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

8:30 – 11:30 am – First Saturday Walk About, at the Shelby County Cooperative Extension, 1117 Frankfort Rd, Shelbyville

Participants sign in at the front desk of the Clear Creek Park Family Activity Center, rain or shine, between 8:30 & 9 a.m. the first Saturday of the month. After signing in and receiving your FREE Day Pass to the FAC, you are welcome to walk the indoor track or enjoy one of the many very well-tended trails that the Parks system has to offer!

Each member of the group will receive a FREE Day Pass to the Clear Creek Park Family Activity Center. This pass includes the use of the swimming pool as well as the other facilities.

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.

9:30 am – 4:30 pm – Book Sale, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Check out our great book sale! Something for everyone! Get a box of books for $5 or individually! Books, DVD’s, CD’s and more!

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

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

10:00 am – 1:00 pm – Dye Series Lecture with Natalie Redding, at the Kentucky Historical Society, 100 West Broadway

Natalie Redding joins us from Namaste Farms & her National Geographic show, Shear Madness, to give a lecture on her renowned and popular dye method! Come join us in Frankfort for the afternoon, and learn all about it straight from the perfector of the technique! Seats are limited and on a reserved basis only – call us here at The Woolery to snag your spot today!

10:30 am – 12:00 pm –  Saturday Workshop: Making Marbles, at the Kentucky Historical Society, 100 West Broadway

Marble games are a Kentucky tradition. Start your own today. Ages 5+ join us to make your own clay marbles and marble game. (Younger are welcome, but must have adult with them.)

$10* for the first student, $5 for every additional student
*Members receive a $5 savings on each registration.
Space is limited. Please register at least three days before this event by calling 502-564-1792 or emailing KHSyouth@ky.gov.

12:00 – 2:00 pm – Bloody Butcher Creed Release, at Jeptha Creed Distillery, 500 Gordon Lane, Shelbyville

We are releasing more of our first experimental batch of Bloody Butcher’s Creed! Made with our Bloody Butcher corn back in 2014 as a trial run for our corn, it’s ready to come out of the barrel and into your home. We will be releasing 10 bottles each Saturday for four weeks in a lottery style drawing at the distillery. Each week is a new lotto and tickets will not roll over from week to week. Because of the limited nature of this product, we have a strict limit of one bottle per person per lotto.

The way the lottery will work is that guests can come in starting at noon on the day of the lotto to get their ticket. Each person over 21 with a valid id who wishes to participate can get a ticket anytime between 12pm and 1:45pm. At 2pm we will draw the winning tickets, and if your ticket is drawn you can go to the cashier to purchase your bottle.

*You must be present to win. Only people 21 and over with a valid id can participate. One ticket per person. One bottle per person per lotto. Bottles cost $74.99.

12:30 – 4:00 pm – Civil War Demonstration and Train Ride!, at the Bluegrass Railroad Museum, 175 Beasley Rd, Versailles

You don’t have to choose a side to ride with us! Soldiers and their families, portraying both the Union and the Confederacy, journey to BGRM to teach us a little more history of the life, times, and deaths, of this time of our history.

This event will not feature a steam engine.


The train leaves the station at 2 pm, but be sure to arrive much earlier for our Civil War Camp, exhibit hall, gift shop, and model railroad layouts.


1:00 -3:00 pm – Inside the Lines Coloring Club, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

Join us for an afternoon of coloring and relaxation! Adult coloring books offer a fun way to unwind and tap into your creativity. Studies have shown that coloring can reduce stress and improve focus and mindfulness.

The “Inside the Lines Coloring Club” is a monthly coloring group for adults. This free event will take place in the Library Community Room, and no registration is necessary. For more information, contact Diane Dehoney at 352-2665×108 or diane@pspl.org.

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 – 7:00 pm – Lindsay Beth Harper, at Talon Winery, 400 Gordon Ln, Shelbyville

Genre: pop/country singer/songwriter from Blue Ridge, GA

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

Singer Songwriter Taylor Henry will be playing Verona Vineyards from 5:00-8:00.

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

Any flavor Margarita, Sangria Margarita, or Domestic Beer $3.99 at La Fiesta Grande, 334 St. Clair St. 352-2395.

6:00 – 9:00 pm – 2017 Salato Sampler, at Salato Wildlife Education Center, 1 Sportsman’s Ln

Join us from 6 pm to 9 pm for an evening at Salato filled with food, drink, and good times! The Sampler will feature Kentucky bourbons from local distilleries, wines, and beers, Kentucky Proud food including smoked pork, fried catfish, and sides, and live bluegrass music courtesy of “The Moonlight Peddlers.” Admission is $60 per person in advance, and $75 at the door with all proceeds benefiting the Salato Center. Tickets may be purchased at Salato or online at www.kentuckywildlife.com. Must be 21 years or older to attend. Salato will be closed from 2 pm to 6 pm in preparation for this event.

Tickets are $60 in advance HERE and all ticket sales will go directly toward the creation of new exhibits at the Salato Wildlife Education Center.

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.

7:00 – 10:00 pm – Rhythm & Roots Concert Series: DonnyBrook, at Prodigy Vineyards and Winery, 4686 Versailles Rd

Join us for the 2nd annual Rhythm & Roots Summer Vineyard Concert Series. These family friendly concerts take place on the Peach Family Farm set against the backdrop of Prodigy’s vineyards and Central Kentucky’s finest horse farms. We invite local, very talented musicians to perform on our outdoor stage. Enjoy a night of music and food with Prodigy’s award winning wine or beer with family and friends!

Concerts take place on Saturday’s from June-September.

Prodigy Vineyards and Winery will be providing the food on concert night. The menu will change for each concert but guests will have their choice of meat, two sides, salad, and a non-alcoholic drink ticket.

$25.00 per person ticket includes your food ticket, drink ticket and cover for the concert when pre-purchased. $30.00 at gate.
$10.00 per person for cover for those who do not want a meal.

Wine Club members receive discounted admission and priority seating.

Reserved seating is available by calling the winery prior to the day of the concert.

This is a family friendly event, and attendees are welcome and encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets, tents, etc, for comfortable concert viewing.

Events are rain or shine. There will be designated smoking areas.

Coolers and outside food or drink are not permitted.

7:30 – 10:00 pm – Hidden Figures (2016), at the Grand Theatre, 308 Saint Clair St

Hidden Figures (2016) (Rated-PG)

The story of a team of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the US space program.

Based on the book by Margot Lee Shetterly

Stars: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Vivian Mitchell, Jim Parsons

Tickets $6 or purchase a film series pass (8 films) for $35!!!

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

Bourbon on Main

DJ Jesse Penn at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559

9:00 pm – 1:00 am – Sunset Blonde Live, at Bourbon Street on Main, 204 S Main St, Lawrenceburg

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