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Capital Living Event Highlights - Saturday

Highlights for Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

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

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Saturday, September 23, 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.

8:00 – 9:00 am – Morning Yoga and Walking Meditation Above the Spring, at Cove Springs Archery Park, Frankfort

Get your weekend started with an 8 o’clock yoga practice and meditative walk. Join Rhett Fulkerson, for this 45 minute, all levels yoga class, then take that stillness for an optional walking meditation, around the paved loop. Enjoy moving your body and calming your mind, all while breathing in the fresh morning air, at one of Frankfort’s most scenic parks. Donations are appreciated but never required.

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

8:00 am – 3:00 pm – 2017 Capital City SMASH, at CrossFit Unbridled, 770 Wilkinson Blvd

Join us for our 2nd Annual “Capital City SMASH” Crossfit throwdown, Saturday September 23rd.

Two person teams (M/M or F/F)
and NEW THIS YEAR – MASTERS!!!! (both members ages added together must equal 80+ as of Sept 23rd – M/M or F/F).

$100 per team (** $90 EARLY BIRD till August 25th **) . All teams will compete in 4 workouts (3 scheduled plus a floater). The top 3 teams will compete in a 5th Championship workout.

Minimum Work Requirements
Weights could get heavier in a ladder or one-rep max type wod
Unless explicitly stated, Masters and Open divisions should be prepared for the following:

All divisions:
Double Unders
Ring dips
Toes to Bar
Flip tires, push/pull sleds, sandbag carry, etc
Wallball 20/14 at 10’/9’
KB Swing (53/35)
KB Snatches (53/35)

Box jumps 24/20” – Masters can do step ups
Deadlift 225/155# – 185/115# (Masters)
Front/Back Squat 155/105# – 115/85# (Masters)
Push Press 135/95# – 95/65# (Masters)
Clean and Jerk 185/115# – 135/95# (Masters)
Snatch (any variation) 135/95# – 95/65# (Masters)
OHS 135/95# – 95/65# (Masters)
Thruster 135/95# – 95/65# (Masters)

HS Walks, HSPUs, Pistols, Rope Climb, C2Bs, MUs and other advanced movements may be in the Championship WOD. Masters may see C2Bs in the Championship WOD.

We are located on the beautify Kentucky River, with miles of paved running path just out the back door 😉 and Frankfort’s River View Park is just 400 yards away. 90+ dedicated parking spaces, large bathrooms, showers and plenty of space for teams to hang out between wods.

More info or register HERE

Saturday & Sunday, September 23 – 24All A Soccer Tournament, at Capitol View Park, Corner of St Hwy 676 and Glenn’s Creek Rd

8:00 am – 10:00 pm – Anderson County Burgoo Festival, Lawrenceburg, Kentucky

The Anderson County Burgoo Festival is an outdoor event that showcases a variety of vendors , music, family activities & the great taste of BURGOO! Come enjoy a weekend of fun for the entire family!

8:00 …………………. Fishing Tournament [Children 10-15 yrs. old] (Anderson Co. Park)
8:00 – 11:00 …….. Pancake Breakfast (Senior Citizens Center)
9:00 …………………. 5K Run/Walk for Sight (Lions Club Pavilion, Anderson Co. Park). Contact Burt Paden, 502-600-2661.
9:00 – 4:30 …….. Display of Quilt Blocks, Ugly Lamps, and Decorated Pumpkins (Burgoo tent)
9:00 – ……………… Anderson County High School Dance Team (Parking lot by Burgoo tent)
9:15 – ……………… Champions Gymnastics (In front of Co. Clerk’s office)
9:30 – ……………… Anderson County High School Dance Team (Parking lot by Burgoo tent)
9:45 – ……………… Champions Gymnastics (In front of Co. Clerk’s office)
10:00 …………………. Children’s Pumpkin Painting (Presbyterian Church at Main St. & KY 44)
10:00 – 3:00 …….. Dunking Booth (Outside at Senior Citizens Center)
10:00 – 3:00 …….. Art/Quilt Show (Presbyterian Church at Main St. & KY 44)
10:00 – 5:00 …….. Free Art Painting for Children (Art Gallery parking lot)
11:00 – 11:30 …….. Karate Demonstration by Scott Brown (In front of Co. Clerk’s office)
11:00 – 11:45 …….. Recognition of Students and Teachers by Blake Drury, Bd. of Education (Burgoo tent)
11:00 – 2:00 …….. Burgoo Cook Off sponsored by Anderson Co. Sheriff’s Dept. & The Anderson News
(Lawrenceburg Green)
11:30 – 12:30 …….. Zumba (County Clerk’s parking lot, just off Main St.)
12:30 – 1:00 …….. Kelley Puckett Dance Academy (In front of Co. Clerk’s office)
1:00. ………………… Fastest Kid in Anderson County – Race & Awards (Jackson St.) Contact Burt Paden, 502-600-2661.
1:00 – 4:00 …….. Pageants: All ages. (Senior Citizens Center and Extension Bldg. Basement). Contact Kasey
Briscoe, 502-680-5059.
1:15 …………………. Burgoo Eating Contest (Lawrenceburg Green)
1:30 – 2:00 …….. Saffell Street Singers (In front of Co. Clerk’s Office)
2:30 – 4:30 ……… “Elvis Tribute” by Dennis Preston (Lawrenceburg Green)
4:00. ………………… Bingo (Senior Citizens Center)
4:00 – 6:00 …….. Golf Demonstration & Golfing Tips by Rocky Schooley of Wild Turkey Trace Golf Course
(County Clerk’s parking lot)
4:00 – 6:00 …….. Music by “Sunset Blonde” (Main St. – New parking lot)
4:30 …………………. Announce Winners of Quilt Block, Ugly Lamp, and Best Decorated Pumpkin Contests
(Burgoo tent)
5:30 – 6:00 …….. Special Tribute to Bobby Thornberry (Burgoo tent)
6:00 – 6:30 …….. Patriotic Service to Honor our Veterans (Burgoo tent)
7:00 …………………. Ghost Walk with Jeff Waldridge
7:00 – 10:00 …….. “After Hours Band” with Barron Hawkins (Burgoo tent))
9:00 …………………. Ghost Walk with Jeff Waldridge

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

9:00 am – 4:00 pm – Central Ky Craft Festival, 355 Ellis Road, Owenton, Kentucky

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 – 11:30 am – Kentucky Heirloom Seeds, at the Franklin County Farmers Market, Riverview Park, 404 Wilkinson Blvd

Bill Best and Dobree Adams will be at the Market with their book Kentucky Heirloom Seeds published by the University Press of Kentucky. They will be selling bean seeds, tomato seeds and books.

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 – DUSK – Opening DAY for Buckmeadow Farms, at Buckmeadow Farms, 1323 Ninevah Rd, Lawrenceburg

Buckmeadow Farm Fest Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze opens up this Saturday to the public for all kinds of fall family fun! Come take a hay ride to pick a pumpkin, race down the slides, shoot our corn cannon, let the kids play in the cotton pit or test their skills on the ninja warrior course! So much to do! Hope to see you there!

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

11:00 am – 3:00 pm – Walk In Workshop- Pinch Pot Monsters, at Broadway Clay, 223 W Broadway

Walk In Workshop – Pinch Pot Monsters

All Ages Welcome to this Mini Workshop where you will pinch a pot and create and paint your own pet monster who could have many different uses depending on size and form. This little guy will be ready in two weeks to hang out with you for Halloween!

Jody Jaques a local artist (Jaques Art Studio, Pocket of Pennies & Jaques Art Studio Jr. will be on hand directing and inspiring you to create.

For Material Prep it would be wonderful if you click above and let us know if you think you will be attending!!! Much Appreciated!

Ask any questions here or shoot them to Jody Jaques or Jaques Art Studio Jr!

12:30 – 8:00 pm – Stack talk, with Mack!, at Bluegrass Railroad Museum, 175 Beasley Rd, Versailles

Have a conversation, with Mack!

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!


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 – Shelbyville Music: Amy Estrada, at Talon Winery, 400 Gordon Ln, Shelbyville

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

Come enjoy a great night on the patio and on the lawn listening to singer/songwriter Donald Stoppelwerth. 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.

5:30 – 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.

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

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 – Bourbon and Black Jack, at The Lancaster at St. Clair, 306 Wapping St

A message from Michaelis Events:

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Bourbon and Blackjack event has to be postponed.

We are currently looking into a future date sometime in November to reschedule the event. We apologize for any inconvenience, and all those who have purchased tickets through Eventbrite are receiving a full refund that will show up in your account within 5-7 business days. We apologize for any inconvenience and are disappointed in having to reschedule, but are looking forward to bringing this event back in November!

Love Bourbon and cards? Join us at The Lancaster for bourbon tastings, amazing unique signature bourbon cocktails, bourbon inspired foods, a live band, and casino type games. Casino games include poker, black jack, and craps tables that will be spread throughout the venue. This amazing experience is only a 2 night event so get your tickets quick before they are all sold out!

Tickets Include- Bourbon tastings, food, live band, and games. Full stocked cash bar is available for additional drinks.

For more information and tickets, click 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

Live Music with Eddie Barber and Off the Wagon, UK vs. Florida football on big screens, at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559

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