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Wednesday, September 13, 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 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 am – STEM Lab, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping St

Young children learn best with hands-on exploration. Our upcoming STEM lab sessions will provide you with interactive hands on activities designed to actively engage your students. The introductory STEM lab workshop will be in Danville on Saturday, August 19, Richmond on Saturday, September 9 and Frankfort on Wednesday, September 13. Participants can earn up to four hours of professional development from a Kentucky credentialed early childhood trainer. Cost is $45. Contact us at bectacustomerservice@gmail.com to sign up TODAY!

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.

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 – 7:00 pm – Happy Hour, Fiesta nachos, $7.49, 20 oz domestic beer, $2.99, lime margarita, $2.99, at Mi Fiesta, 334 St. Clair St.

3:15 – 4:30 pm – Board Game Bonanza, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

A wide variety of games will be available. Enjoy an afternoon of fun and snacks.

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.

West 6th “Danke Chain” Oktoberfest

Our Oktoberfest is a traditional German-style lager that’s moderate strength and malt focused. You will find a clean, crisp beer with rich malts and toasty caramel notes, deep copper in color and a perfect accompaniment to the scents, flavors and accents of Fall.

ABV: 5%
HOPS: Hallertauer
MALTS: Munich, Caramel, Melanoidin
YEAST: House Lager

 

5:30 – 7:00 pm – Whisky Wednesdays, at Capital Cellars. 227 W Broadway. Buy one get one half off pours of bourbon. www.capitalcellars.com or 502.352.2600

Frankfort Bourbon Society‘s first ever social

Become a Founding Member!

More information call 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

5:00 – 9:00 pm – Bike Night, Grill open 5:00 – 9:00 pm …. Open Mic Night 9:00 pm – 12:00 am, $3 Craft beers and Imports, at the Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. 875-2559.

6:00 – 8:00 pm – Wine-d Down Wednesday w/ Dually Noted, at Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe, 235 W Broadway. Info HERE

Come down to the Coffeetree this Wednesday and enjoy some good tunes on Broadway!

6:30 – 9:00 pm – Sunset Yoga in the Vines, at Verona Vineyards, 13815 Walton Verona Rd, Verona

Breathe…………Stretch……….Relax……….and drink some wine as the sun sets over the vineyard.

Join us for Sunset Yoga in the vines.

Cost: $15 This includes your class participation and a glass of wine to enjoy on the patio.

The Verona Vineyards kitchen will also be open serving lighter fair if you need a bite to eat before or after class

Class will take place rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather we will move the class onto the covered patio or into the tasting room.

 

Thursday, September 14, 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

10:30 – 11:30 am – Storytime, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Join Ms. Susan to enjoy great books & fun activities. For preschoolers and their caregivers. All are welcome.

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 – Reading Rebel Book Club, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

We’re kicking off the year by making book diaries! For middle school kids, grades 5-8.

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 www.capitalcellars.com or call 502.352.2600

4:30 pm – Poke Club, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping St

Grades 3-12! Join us for Poke Club! Play, battle, and create with us as we celebrate everything Pokemon. Feel free to bring your own cards and devices if you would like to trade or battle. Registration is required. Register @ www.pspl.org

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 – 7:00 pm – Drawing 101, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

We begin our study of design through line, shape and wash as well as stamping and cutting paper.

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

Trivia begins @ 6:30pm with prizes awarded to first and second place teams. Play by yourself or with your friends!
$4.99 fresh squeezed margaritas during game play.

6:30 – 9:30 pm – Barrel Head, Tray & Sign Painting Party, at Elk Creek Winery, 150 Highway 330, Owenton

Elk Creek Winery would like to invite you to their next Painting Event!!

When: Thursday, 9/14/17
Time: 6:30-8:30p

You choose from a square wood sign, barrel head or a wood serving tray. We bring stencils AND you choose from LOADS of designs! Even create a stencil with your family’s name!

Registration Includes:
– 21″ Barrel Head, 24″ x 14″ Serving Tray OR 16 x 16″ Wood Sign (Tray & Sign will be stained in advance)
– HUGE choice of different colors of paint
– Paint brushes
– Stencil brushes
– Stencil of your choice from our list below

Note: you will be given a stencil so NO WORRIES about free handing anything! ANYONE can do this!

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.


Friday, September 15, 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.

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 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

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!

Live MusicDrink Specials and Buffalo Chicken Fajitas, $11.99, at Mi Fiesta, 334 St. Clair St.

11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Little Historians: Exploring Kentucky, at the Kentucky Historical Society, 100 West Broadway

Does your Little Historian have the skills and bravery to explore with the likes of Daniel Boone and George Rogers Clark? Join us as we learn about and create maps, experiment with buoyancy and practice our animal tracking skills to prepare for our very own great adventure! Activities will help develop observation, listening, sensorimotor, fine motor, communication and problem solving skills.

Ideal for ages 3-5.

$10 for first student with an additional $5 per additional student; $5 per child for members.

Registration Required. Space is limited. Call 502-564-1792, Ext. 4408.

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 – Family Freedom Day, at VFW Post 4075, 104 E 2nd St

We will observe the POW/MIA Missing Man through a ceremony at 5pm followed by presentations of all our programs at the Post. There will be something for everyone. Bring your children for a safety presentation. We will serve popcorn and bottled water.

5:00 – 9:00 pm – Jammin’ at Jeptha! feat Soul Kitchen, 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: Soul Kitchen-Kentuckiana
Food Trucks: Four Moore’s and Sweet and Savory Food Truck

*Musicians will be performing on the patio. In case of inclement weather, the performance will be moved indoors.

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

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.

5:30 – 8:30 pm – Fall Friday Family Dance, at Thornhill Learning Center, 700 Leslie Ave

Sept. 8, 15, 22, 29, Oct 6, 13, 20, 27, Nov 3, and 10

Dancer Fee

Entire Season: Per individual $25, Two people registered as partners $35 or Family Rate $45 for 3 or more members of the same family.
Single Dance: Individual $4, Couple $7, Family $10

Send Payment to: CCHDM
624 Blade Ave
Frankfort KY 40601
minimum deposit of $20 required for registration. Balance due once dance starts. Registration deadline – Aug 30.

*Payment will be refunded if minimum number of registrations are not received to secure venue.

5:30 – 9:30 pm – Michael Kruse, Inside the Winery at Elk Creek Vineyards, Owenton, KY http://www.elkcreekvineyards.com/

Elk Creek Vineyards 2

5:30 – 6:15 pm – Theatre on the River: The Two Villages, at Ward Oates Amphitheater, 520 West Main Street

The First of TWO plays in ONE evening! See one show for $6. Or BOTH shows for $10!!

The Two Villages written by Richard Cavendish, and directed by Karen Kimmel Hatter.

A play about the renowned Frankfort artist, Paul Sawyier.

Performances are September 9, 15, 16, 22, and 23.

Come see The Two Villages at 5:30. Then walk over to First Presbyterian Church of Frankfort, KY, have 2 slices of Buddy’s Pizza and a drink for $5.

At 7:00 watch the second annual performance of KY: Governors at a Glance, at First Presbyterian Church.

A Historical Comedy that gives you a brief history of all of Kentucky’s Governors.

Tickets are $6 for one show, and both for $10.

6:00 – 9:00 pm – Shelbyville Music: Ryan Brewer, at Talon Winery, 400 Gordon Ln, Shelbyville

6:30 – 8:30 pm – Sip & Savor Friday: LIVE MUSIC, 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.

6:30 – 9:30 pm – Family Movie Night, at Collins Lane Elementary, 1 Cougar Lane

Join us for a “Hair raising good time” at our Fall Movie Night! Come early for a dance party on the lower lot, a troll hair station and fun with our CLE family! Pizza, drinks and more will be available for purchase. As always you can snag some CLE merchandise while you’re there! Don’t forget your lawn chairs and blankets. Dance party on the lower lot at 6:30pm, movie to begin around 7:45pm. We hope to see you there!

7:00 – 8:00 pm – Theatre on the River: Kentucky Governors at a Glance, at First Presbyterian Church of Frankfort, KY, 416 W Main St

The Second of TWO plays in ONE evening! See one show for $6. Or BOTH shows for $10!!

Kentucky Governors at a Glance written and directed by Sami Allison.

A Historical Comedy that gives you a brief history of all of Kentucky’s Governors.

Performances are September 9, 15, 16, 22, and 23.

At 5:30 watch The Two Villages written by Richard Cavendish, and directed by Karen Kimmel Hatter at Ward Oates Amphitheater.

A play about the renowned Frankfort artist, Paul Sawyier. Then walk over to First Presbyterian Church of Frankfort, KY, have 2 slices of Buddy’s Pizza and a drink for $5.

Tickets are $6 for one show, and both for $10.

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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.

7:00 – 10:00 pm – United Bank Summer Concert Series featuring Bent Penny Band, at the Old Capital Lawn, 300 West Broadway, Frankfort

This is the last downtown summer concert of 2017 featuring Bent Penny Band, a multi-faceted band that focuses on music genres ranging from Eric Clapton and the Eagles to Elvis, Rock-a-Billy, and originals. Sponsors for the series include United Bank; Jim Beam Brands; Frankfort Convention Center; Frankfort Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites; Frankfort Plant Board; Frankfort State-Journal; Cap City Communications; and the Kentucky Historical Society.

Live music, at Bourbon on Main, 103 West Main (KY 420), Frankfort

Live music. Beer Garden and Grill open, 6:00-10:00 pm, at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559.


Saturday, September 16, 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 – 10:00 pm – Sweet Owen Day Fall FestivalOwenton, Kentucky

Free Family Fun including inflatables with Kidz Zone, 5K, pancake breakfast, corn hole tournaments, Veterans Recognition ceremony, health fair, food and craft vendors, and live music all day long that includes: Highway 330 Band, The Bandits Band, The Epoch Band, Ricky Kinman Band, Ashley Renae, The Downtown County Band, and Diamondback! Mark you are attending for a Facebook reminder! Share this event!

Located: 100 North Thomas Street, Owenton, KY, downtown at the Courthouse Square.

Owenton KY 40359

 

8:00 am – 12:00 pm – Franklin County Farmer’s Market, at River View Park Pavilion. www.franklincountyfarmersmarket.org

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

9:00 am – 2:00 pm – Aviation Day, at the Capital City Airport, 90 Airport Rd

Capital City Airport is hosting Aviation Day on
Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

FREE ADMISSION, FREE PARKING, FREE AIRPLANE RIDES!

EAA Young Eagles Airplane Rides (ages 8-19)
General Aviation and Military Static Displays
Vendor Market
Breakfast and Lunch (available for purchase)

Information Booths:
Eastern Kentucky University
Aviation Museum of Kentucky
Kentucky National Guard
Kentucky Institute for Aerospace Education
Civil Air Patrol
State and Local Law Enforcement and Fire/Rescue Agencies
Others

Aviation fuel discounts during Aviation Day activities.

For more information please call: 502-564-3714 or visit http://www.cca.ky.gov/

Vendors:
If you are interested in vending please contact Robin Antenucci at: RAntenucci@visitfrankfort.com.

 

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.

 

9:45 – 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 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

(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 – 5:00 pm – 43rd Annual Midway Fall FestivalMidway, Kentucky

Join us for the 43rd Annual Midway Fall Festival.

The best Festival in Central Kentucky! Organized and hosted by the Midway Business Association and the City of Midway. There will be a multitude of talented Arts & Crafts vendors, Sorghum & Corn Meal Grinding demonstrations, and delicious food vendors. Also live music, entertainment, children activities and loads of FUN! Convenient parking within walking distance of the Festival. Visit our website at midwayfallfestival.com for information about our sponsors, directions, and area lodgings. Mark your calendar now, click going or interested, and then share this event page or please click to invite all of your friends.

SATURDAY
10am – 11am
Cloggers
(in the street by Steppin’ Out Boutique)

12:30 – 1:30
McTeggart Irish Dancers
Irish Step Dancing

Check out these great bands on the stage in front of Darlin’ Jean’s!
11:15 – 12:15
Jones Family Band
Bluegrass & Gospel

12-1pm
Margaret Lyle Gravitt/Jack Wombly
Celtic ballads/blues

1:15 -2:15
Billy, Lauren, and Sophia Hill
Singers/song-writers

1:45-2:45
Liberty
Road Bluegrass Band
Bluegrass

2:30-3:30
Liams Fancy
Irish Music w/ Dan Cummins, Bev Buchanan and John Skelton

3-4 pm
Southland Drive Bluegrass Band
Bluegrass

3:45-4:45
Robert
Tincher
Appalachian ballads/Celtic

4:15-5:15
Aaron Hamilton Project
Original jazz

Also roaming the festival on Saturday, make sure to check Jim Olive on the Banjo!​

10:30 -11:30 am – Beneath the Blooms: Bulb Layering Workshop, at Wilson Nurseries, 3690 East West Connector – Route 676

Dig into what’s beneath the fall flowers … tulips, daffodils, crocus and other spring flowering bulbs. Let us introduce a new dimension to your gardening life. You’ll start with our container and layer bulbs below ground and work to the top, finishing it off with a beautiful display of autumn colors for now, as the bulbs do their winter work beneath. $35 fee includes instruction & expertise, potting materials, select bulbs & plants for two seasons of color.

Register HERE

32 ounce lime margarita, $8.99. Homemade Sangria, $3.99 at Mi Fiesta, 334 St. Clair St.

12:30 – 8:00 pm – On Track with Mack!, at the Bluegrass Railroad Museum, 175 Beasley Rd, Versailles

Get on Track!

We’re having a visiting steam engine again, for the FOURTH year in a row! We’ll host ‘Mack’, Jeddo Coal #85, for three weekends in September! This will be Mack’s debut appearance, as it has just recently been completely rebuilt.

Mack is an 0-4-0 saddle tank steam engine, built in 1928. It is the fourth traveling steam engine owned, rebuilt, and maintained, by John and Barney Gramling, a father and son outfit based in Indiana.

Come out to the Bluegrass Railroad Museum, and ride behind Mack! We’ll have two trains, departing at 2 pm and 5 pm, on each day, September 9 & 10, 16 & 17, and 23 & 24. Ticket prices range between $20 and $29.

Please see our website for more information and advance tickets!

http://bluegrassrailroad.com/#/steam-train-weekends/4589947559

 

1:00 – 4:00 pm – Board Game Day, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping St

Drop in for some tabletop fun! Play board games from our collection, or feel free to bring your own. Available games include Dominion, Twilight Struggle, Tumult Royale, and many more!

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 – Fall Container Gardening Workshop, at Wilson Nurseries, 3690 East West Connector – Route 676

Get the know-how to spruce up your containers for curbside appeal with this container design & potting demo workshop. $35 fee includes a fall container, soil & a starter assortment to create some fall magic. Warm up to the word of possibilities for extending the fall gardening season.

Register HERE

4:00 – 7:00 pm – Shelbyville Music: Kyle Nachtigal, at Talon Winery, 400 Gordon Ln, Shelbyville

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

Come enjoy a great night on the patio and on the lawn listening to singer/songwriter Ross Donaldson. Feel free to bring a lawn chair or a blanket to spread out on the lawn to enjoy the show. Don’t worry, if the weather doesn’t allow us to be outside, we will just move the party into the tasting room.

Chef Craig will also be serving a variety of appetizers, entrees, and desserts from the Verona Vineyards Kitchen designed specifically to go with our award winning wines.

Great Wine, Cold Beer, Delicious Food, and Good Friends.

 

5:00 – 7:00 pm – Trails for Tails 5K, at Capitol View Park, Old Glenns Creek Rd

The race route will take participants past the future site of the new shelter building. Runners and walkers are welcome to participate in this fun, family friendly event. Register by August 16 and you will receive a T-shirt. We plan to have pizza, prizes, a professional massage therapist, an option to stretch out with professional yoga instructors, and more!

Participation total is $27.50 if paid by August 16, 2017.

For the safety of your pet, we recommend human participants only.

Sign up HERE

5:30 – 6:15 pm – Theatre on the River: The Two Villages, at Ward Oates Amphitheater, 520 West Main Street

The First of TWO plays in ONE evening! See one show for $6. Or BOTH shows for $10!!

The Two Villages written by Richard Cavendish, and directed by Karen Kimmel Hatter.

A play about the renowned Frankfort artist, Paul Sawyier.

Performances are September 9, 15, 16, 22, and 23.

Come see The Two Villages at 5:30. Then walk over to First Presbyterian Church of Frankfort, KY, have 2 slices of Buddy’s Pizza and a drink for $5.

At 7:00 watch the second annual performance of KY: Governors at a Glance, at First Presbyterian Church.

A Historical Comedy that gives you a brief history of all of Kentucky’s Governors.

Tickets are $6 for one show, and both for $10.

 

5:30 – 9:30 pm – Jimmy Mundane, Inside the Winery, at Elk Creek Vineyards, Owenton, KY http://www.elkcreekvineyards.com/

 

 

6:30 – 9:00 pm – Aficionado and Wine Pairing, at Verona Vineyards, 13815 Walton Verona Rd, Verona

Come select your favorite award winning Verona Vineyards wine or craft beer and have Straus Tobacconist Jim Clark make a cigar recommendation to enhance the flavor.

Cost $20.00

Includes two drinks and your choice of one cigar.

Additional drinks and cigars available for purchase a la carte.

7:00 – 8:00 pm – Theatre on the River: Kentucky Governors at a Glance, at First Presbyterian Church of Frankfort, KY, 416 W Main St

The Second of TWO plays in ONE evening! See one show for $6. Or BOTH shows for $10!!

Kentucky Governors at a Glance written and directed by Sami Allison.

A Historical Comedy that gives you a brief history of all of Kentucky’s Governors.

Performances are September 9, 15, 16, 22, and 23.

At 5:30 watch The Two Villages written by Richard Cavendish, and directed by Karen Kimmel Hatter at Ward Oates Amphitheater.

A play about the renowned Frankfort artist, Paul Sawyier. Then walk over to First Presbyterian Church of Frankfort, KY, have 2 slices of Buddy’s Pizza and a drink for $5.

Tickets are $6 for one show, and both for $10.

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7:00 – 10:00 pm – Rhythm & Roots Concert Series: Five Below Band, 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 for those that purchase before the event. $30.00 at the 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.

Get tickets HERE

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.

 

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

Bourbon on Main

7:30 pm – UK vs S. Carolina Football Party. $3 Bloody Mary’s and Screwdrivers, $10 a bucket. “Rock for Rori” Benefit featuring Kingslayer, Synapse, SPKR, Sounds like a Lawsuit, and other bands, at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559


Sunday, September 17, 2017

 

 

10:00 am – 5:00 pm – 43rd Annual Midway Fall FestivalMidway, Kentucky

Join us for the 43rd Annual Midway Fall Festival.

The best Festival in Central Kentucky! Organized and hosted by the Midway Business Association and the City of Midway. There will be a multitude of talented Arts & Crafts vendors, Sorghum & Corn Meal Grinding demonstrations, and delicious food vendors. Also live music, entertainment, children activities and loads of FUN! Convenient parking within walking distance of the Festival. Visit our website at midwayfallfestival.com for information about our sponsors, directions, and area lodgings. Mark your calendar now, click going or interested, and then share this event page or please click to invite all of your friends.

 

11:00 am – 8:00 pm – Pollo Bandido, 225 W Main Street. Have you tried our newest downtown venue open on Sundays? Pollo Bandido is open on Sundays from 11:00 am – 8:00 pm….and they deliver! More info HERE

12:30 – 4:00 pm – On Track with Mack!, at the Bluegrass Railroad Museum, 175 Beasley Rd, Versailles

Get on Track!

We’re having a visiting steam engine again, for the FOURTH year in a row! We’ll host ‘Mack’, Jeddo Coal #85, for three weekends in September! This will be Mack’s debut appearance, as it has just recently been completely rebuilt.

Mack is an 0-4-0 saddle tank steam engine, built in 1928. It is the fourth traveling steam engine owned, rebuilt, and maintained, by John and Barney Gramling, a father and son outfit based in Indiana.

Come out to the Bluegrass Railroad Museum, and ride behind Mack! We’ll have two trains, departing at 2 pm and 5 pm, on each day, September 9 & 10, 16 & 17, and 23 & 24. Ticket prices range between $20 and $29.

Please see our website for more information and advance tickets!

http://bluegrassrailroad.com/#/steam-train-weekends/4589947559

1:00 – 3:00 pm – Sunday Yoga in the Vines, at Verona Vineyards, 13815 Walton Verona Rd, Verona

Breathe…………Stretch……….Relax……….and drink some wine.

Join us for Sunday Yoga in the vines.

Cost: $15 This includes your class participation and a glass of wine to enjoy on the patio.

The Verona Vineyards kitchen will also be open serving lighter fair if you need a bite to eat before or after class.

No reservations necessary.

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

Singer/songwriter Chris Lee will be playing the patio Sunday 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

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.

2:00 – 4:00 pm – E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), at the Grand Theatre, 308 Saint Clair St

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) (Rated-PG)

A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world.

Director:Steven Spielberg Writer:Melissa Mathison Stars:Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore and Peter Coyote

TCM Series at the Grand!

Tickets $8 or purchase a season pass (all 12 films) for $60!

(1982) (Rated-PG)

2:00 – 6:00 pm – Midlife Harmony, at Equus Run Vineyards, 1280 Moores Mill Rd, Midway

Our “Tunes in the Vines” series is back this year as we celebrate our 19th year. A bottle of wine, good friends and great music are the perfect blend for Sunday afternoons! We have a wide variety of musicians to perform on our Event Barn stage from 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm each Sunday for an afternoon of family friendly entertainment! We help support our many local musicians and hope that you will too! Bring a picnic, lawn chairs or blankets! Don’t forget the family and friends…We have the wine!

Spend your Sunday with us and enjoy a relaxing afternoon on the patio. Wine, good friends and great music are the perfect blend for Sunday afternoons! Music is from 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm. Bring your party people, a picnic, lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy!

Local Kentucky beer also available along with many Equus Run wines.

No charge…Just be prepared for a fun afternoon!

Just a reminder…No outside alcohol is allowed on the premises!


Monday, September 18, 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 – 11:00 am – Walk!, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Meet with friends at the library and walk outside with the gang! If raining, we will walk with a DVD inside! Bring a friend!

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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11:00 am – 10:00 pm – Johnny Carinos Frankfort Re-Opening!, 1303 US Highway 127 S

Come celebrate the Grand Opening of Johnny’s Carinos in Frankfort, Kentucky!

ALL DAY: 50% off 8 inch pizzas and $2 draft beers!
11AM-2PM: 50% off Lunch Italiano Specials!!
5PM-8PM: 50% off Classic Italian Entrees!!

Several events are scheduled for the Frankfort community to enjoy including a ribbon cutting by the Frankfort Chamber of Commerce! We will be accepting donations for the Frankfort Fire Department! Come check us out at the Franklin Square Shopping Center!

FRANKFORT
1303 US Hwy 127 South
502-223-4401

At Johnny Carino’s restaurant, we serve up Italian hospitality with our flavorful original dishes. Come enjoy our warm, comfortable environment that invites friends and family to relax and enjoy each other over a great meal, it’s a little celebration of the good things in life, everyday. Don’t forget we cater too. Boldness, Flavor, Creativity all on your plate in one casual dining environment.

Lime margarita, $2.99 at Mi Fiesta, 334 St. Clair St.

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.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.

 

5:30 – 7:30 pm – Genealogy Conversations, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

Come talk about what you’re currently working on, your successes, and your brick walls. It will be a give-and-take conversation — you might be able to help someone, and they might be able to help you. These Conversations will be led by Mark Kinnaird, who also teaches classes on the library’s genealogy databases. While Conversations will not be a class, we hope that participants will learn from each other through discussions.

For more information, please contact Mark at 502-352-2665 x107 or mark@pspl.org. And please share with friends who are interested in genealogy!

No registration
Sower Board Room

5:30 – 7:30 pm – Sumptuous Southern Supper 2017, at First United Methodist Church, 211 Washington Street

The Sumptuous Southern Supper is an annual event where we, the Franklin County Women and Family Shelter supporters, share a night of southern hospitality with our community. There will be great BBQ provided by our local Staxx restaurant and delicious dessert minis provided by B’s Bakery. We will also have a short presentation about the shelter, a silent auction of delicious desserts, Carolyn’s Jewelry Kreations for sale, and much more!

6:00 – 7:00 pm – Computer Basics, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Learn basic internet usage, email skills, and basic file operation. Bring your own laptop or use ours! Please call to register.

 

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

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9:00 pm – 12:00 am – Karaoke Night, at Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559


Tuesday, September 19, 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

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 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

11:00 am – 4:30 pm – KRPS Annual Golf Scramble, at the Juniper Hill Golf Course, 800 Louisville Rd

Frankfort Parks and Recreation hosts our annual Golf Scramble at their beautiful Juniper Hills Golf Course on Tuesday, September 12. Four person teams, lunch, hole sponsorships, prizes and bragging rights are at stake! It is always a lot of fun and a great way to support the Society! Mark your calendars and get registered now!

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.

3:00 – 4:00 pm – Painting 101, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

We will concentrate on mixing tints and shades of red to paint a beautiful poppy. Children under 12 must be with an adult. Registration is required.

3:00 – 7:00 pm – Happy Hour, Fiesta nachos, $7.49, 20 oz domestic beer, $2.99, at Mi Fiesta, 334 St. Clair St.

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

5:00 – 6:00 pm – Veterans Coalition Outreach Initiative, at the VFW Post 4075, 104 E 2nd St

Congressman Andy Barr would like to extend an invitation to all members of the Kentucky Sixth District Veterans’ Coalition who reside in Anderson, Franklin, Scott and Woodford Counties to our first Veterans Coalition Outreach Initiative meeting

 

6:00 – 7:00 pm – Painting 101, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

We will concentrate on mixing tints and shades of red to paint a beautiful poppy. Children under 12 must be with an adult. Registration is required.

 

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


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Upcoming Events in Frankfort & Franklin County; September 11th Edition

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