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Capital Living Event Highlights - Thursday

Highlights for Thursday, October 5th, 2017

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

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Thursday, October 5, 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 – 1:30 pm – Pioneer Day, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Step back in time to the early 1800’s. Churn butter, card and spin wool, grind corn and herbs, play games, write with a feather pen and more! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! There are a limited number of seats available. Call 484-3450 to get on the list.

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.

11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Stamping Fun!, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

What can you make using stamps?
For kids ages 4-5. Registration required: http://pspl.evanced.info/eventsignup.asp?ID=10556

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.

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

5:00 – 7:00 pm – Family Movie Night: Pirates of the Caribbean, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Come enjoy this movie with us!

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 – Art Exhibit Reception: Pat Brumback-Twedt, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Join us for a celebration of the works for local artist Pat Brumback-Twedt.

6:00 – 7:30 pm – Dinner with a Doctor – Lung, Colon & Bladder Cancers, at Capital City Activity Center, 202 Medical Heights Dr

Join us for a free catered dinner and learn about lung, colon, and bladder cancers. Lung and colon cancers account for the second and third most common cancers in men and women, and bladder cancer is the fourth most common cancer among men. Presenters Dr. Timothy Atkinson, Urologist, and Dr. Steven Vallance, General Surgeon, will discuss risk factors, warning signs, and symptoms, as well as lifestyle changes that can prevent these cancers. There will also be a question-and-answer session with our presenters.

The event is FREE, but space is limited. To reserve your space, please RSVP by October 5 to Consult-A-Nurse® at 877-376-2631 or 502-226-1655.

Learn more at https://frankfortregional.secure.ehc.com/patients-visitors/dinner-with-a-doctor.dot

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.

7:00 – 9:00 pm – Our Beloved Ghost Tours, at Liberty Hall Historic Site, 218 Wilkinson Street, 502.227.2560

<<RESERVATIONS REQUIRED>>

Liberty Hall is famous for its Gray Lady and other ghosts said to haunt the house and grounds and this year marks the 200th anniversary of the Gray Lady of Liberty Hall. In keeping with the season, the Our Beloved Ghost Tour will be offered on October 5, 10, 19 and 26. The tour will explore the origins of the Liberty Hall ghost stories and provide visitors a glimpse into 19th-century attitudes about death, mourning, and spiritualism. Stories shared on this unique tour will highlight how the families who lived in Liberty Hall dealt with deaths caused by disease, suicide, and even murder. This tour is not recommended for children. 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Admission is $12, and includes a complimentary seasonal beverage and cookies. Reservations required by calling (502) 227-2560.

Tickets and more in Info 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

7:30 pm – Russ Hatter’s Murder & Mayhem Tour, at the Capital City Museum, 325 Ann Street.  The tour will depart from the Capital City Museum. Admission is $10 per person, age 18 and up. Advance reservations: 696-0607 or email: russh@mis.net.

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


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