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Capital Living Event Highlights - Thursday

Highlights for Thursday, August 24th, 2017

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

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Thursday, August 17, 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 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

(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

Kids eat FREE with 2 adult meal purchases. Live music featuring Chris Fallis at Mi Fiesta, 334 St. Clair St.

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.

3:15 – 4:30 pm – Kids Cook Oodles of Noodles, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Oodles of Noodles: Create two delicious dishes with chicken and noodles. Cooking fun for grades 4 and up. Younger children are welcome to attend with a helper.

 

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

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

 

 

6:00 – 9:00 pm – Girlfriends’ Night Out, at Verona Vineyards, 13815 Walton Verona Rd, Verona

Grab your best girlfriends and head out after work to Verona Vineyards. Find a seat on the patio and have a glass of wine or two as you enjoy live music with Marty Connor!!

Verona Vineyards Kitchen will be open serving artisan cheese boards.

Enjoy special happy hour prices on all bottle purchases.

6:30 pm – Money in Politics – Efforts to address the Citizens United decision!, at United Bank, 125 W Main St

Money in Politics – Efforts to Address the Citizens United decision “WHAT DO WE DO NOW?”

There are several national organizations that are working to gather strength and support a U.S. constitutional amendment to make it clear that corporations are not people and to establish limits on donation amounts and require donor disclosures for campaign contributions. We want to hear from each of them about what they are doing, and why they chose their particular approach to this issue.
WHO: We will have speakers from MOVE TO AMEND, KY WOLF-PAC, and AMERICAN PROMISE.

Come listen and learn! The energy is contagious!

For more information, contact Murray Wood at ammw55@gmail.com, or phone 502-320-9592.

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

6:30 – 8:30 pm – History of Margaret Hall, at the Woodford County Ky Historical Society, 121 Rose Hill Ave, Versailles

A “History of Margaret Hall” presented by Woodford County Historical Society founding board member, Judy Wiglesworth Phillips. Part of the Open Lecture Educational Outreach Program provided to the community; free and open to the public. All are welcome to attend.

6:30 – 9:30 pm – Evening Book Club, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Join your friends and enjoy talking about your favorite books! We will discuss Chinaberry by James Still for the month of August!

Pickup your copy of Girl Who Fell From the Sky by Heidi W. Durrow to be discussed at our next book club in September! Snacks included!

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 – 10:00 pm – Jackie (2016), at the Grand Theatre, 308 Saint Clair St

Jackie (2016) (Rated-R)

Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband’s historic legacy.

Stars: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig

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

(2016) (Rated-R)

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


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