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Highlights for Friday, October 13th, 2017
Don’t miss a minute of what’s going on this Weekend in and around the Frankfort Area!
Capital Living Covers Frankfort’s Social Scene…BE SEEN By Capital Living!!!
Friday, October 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.
Whether you are a prospective member, new member,
or a long-time member; Chamber 101 is an opportunity
for you to learn more about how to get involved with
upcoming event and opportunities.
Learn how to take full advantage of your membership benefits, learn what benefits are best for you and how you can leverage your membership to make an impact. See a return on your investment.
This is also the perfect opportunity to network with other business professionals.
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.
For the fourth year, the Franklin County, Kentucky – TNR (a program of the Franklin County Humane Society) will offer Lionel’s Bowls to support the work of the TNR (trap-neuter-return) program. In less than five years, TNR has spayed/neutered and vaccinated almost 2,000 feral and stray cats. The funds raised by the sale of Lionel’s Bowls makes this work possible. Each bowl is individually hand-crafted by Sara Elliott, potter and co-owner of Broadway Clay. A limited supply will be available October 13-14.
9:00 am – 5:00 pm – Salato Wildlife Education Center, 1 Sportsman’s Lane
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
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.
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.
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
Friends of the Paul Sawyier Public Library
GIANT Fall Book Sale
Library Community Room
319 Wapping St, Frankfort, KY 40601
No book or media will be priced over $1!
(no book lover can resist such a bargain!!!)
The first day of the sale, Tuesday,
is limited to Friends members,
including new friends who buy a membership at the door!
The “Friends only” night is a very popular event!
If you have never attended,
plan on stopping by to see what all the excitement is about!
New annual memberships and renewals will be available
at the Community Room entrance
for just $5 for individuals, $10 for families,
and $3.00 for seniors and students!
The sale will be open to the general public all day,
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday!
Paperback books are 25 cents,
large paperbacks are 50 cents,
and hardback books are $1.00!
Saturday is bag/box day for everyone!
Everything you can fit in a bag is just $2,
and everything you can fit in a box is just $5!!!
There is no limit on the number of bags and boxes!!!
It doesn’t get any better than that,
unless, of course, the book you wanted was sold before Saturday!
Sale days and hours:
. . . . . Tuesday, October 10, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Friends Preview Day . . . . . Wednesday, October 11, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm, General Public . . . . . Thursday, October 12, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm, General Public
. . . . . Friday, October 13, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, General Public
. . . . . Saturday, October 14, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, General Public, Bag and Box Day
So, mark your calendar!!!
We’re looking forward to seeing you at the sale!
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!
Now is your chance to get a closer look at some of the animals that call Salato home! We’ll have staff on hand to answer questions and show off at least one live species from our collection of native wildlife. Your ‘Wild Encounter’ begins at 11am.
Live Music, Drink Specials and Buffalo Chicken Fajitas, $11.99, 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
Featuring 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.
Power yoga is a fitness based vinyasa flow class so the movements are powerful, and the end result is even more satisfying. Come out to rid your body of any unluck!
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.
*Musicians will be performing on the patio. In case of inclement weather, the performance will be moved indoors.
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.
8, 15, 22, 29, Oct 6, 13, 20, 27, Nov 3, and 10
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.
Enjoy the rich, decadent combination of Verona Vineyards award winning wines paired with a variety of gourmet chocolates at the recommendation of Chocolatier Dawn Woods.
Includes a tasting of four Verona vineyards wines and samples of chocolate to go with each.
Additional drinks and chocolates are available a la carte.
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.
6:30 – 8:30 pm – Sip & Savor Friday, 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.
Bourbonanza 2017 – sponsored by Independence Bank.
The Spirits Soiree will be held at the Kentucky Historical Society from 7pm-10pm (ticketed event, purchase tickets below). Local distilleries, wineries and breweries will be featured along with live music by Stirfry Musette, catered hors d’oeuvres and samplings of Kentucky Proud products. The highlight of the evening is a live auction of rare bourbons. Revelers can continue celebrating at various after parties around downtown. Tickets are $50 per person or $75 per couple. The event is limited to 500 people.
Get your 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 or click HERE to check availability.
BIG FISH: THE MUSICAL
Based on the novel by DANIEL WALLACE and the Columbia Motion Picture written by JOHN AUGUST
October 6-8 / 13-15 / 19-22
$22/Adult, $15/Student or Child
Based on the celebrated novel by Daniel Wallace and the acclaimed film directed by Tim Burton, Big Fish centers on Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman who lives life to its fullest… and then some! Edward’s incredible, larger-than-life stories thrill everyone around him – most of all, his devoted wife Sandra. But their son Will, about to have a child of his own, is determined to find the truth behind his father’s epic tales. Overflowing with heart, humor and spectacular stagecraft, Big Fish is an extraordinary new Broadway musical that reminds us why we love going to the theatre – for an experience that’s richer, funnier and BIGGER than life itself.
Will – Forrest Loeffler
Young Will – Brody Mancuso
Edward – Patrick Lee Lucas
Young Edward – Daniel Dennert
Sandra – Fairynne Rogers
Josephine – Kristen Taylor
Jenny Hill – Cassidy Mullins
Witch – Amanda Kent
Karl – Joe Raber
Amos – Johnathan Watson
Dr. Bennett/Ensemble – Greg Wilson
Don Price/Ensemble – Carl Gabriel Trammel
Zacky Price/ Ensemble – John Thomas Priar
Mayor of Ashton/ Ensemble – Tony Del Grosso
Red Fang/ Ensemble – Cody Taylor
General/ Ensemble – Cameron Taylor
Mermaid – Bella Wolfe
Alabama Lambs/ Ensemble
Tickets available online at www.woodfordtheatre.com or by calling 859.873.0648 weekdays 11:00 AM-3:00 PM.
Live music, at Bourbon on Main, 103 West Main (KY 420), Frankfort
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