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Capital Living Event Highlights - Friday

Highlights for Friday, October 13th, 2017

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

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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.

7:30 – 8:30 am – Chamber 101, at the Frankfort Area Chamber of Commerce, 100 Capital Avenue, 2nd Floor

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.

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.

Lionel’s Bowls for Feral Friends

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

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

10:00 am – 5:00 pm – GIANT Fall Book Sale, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

Friends of the Paul Sawyier Public Library
GIANT Fall Book Sale
Oct 10-14
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!

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!

11:00 – 11:30 am – Wild Encounter, at Salato Wildlife Education Center, 1 Sportsman’s Lane

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 MusicDrink 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

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.

5:00 – 6:00 pm – Power Yoga, at Bridgeport Center for Wellness Education, 555 Bridgeport Road

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!

5:00 – 9:00 pm – Jammin’ at Jeptha! feat Stone Soup, 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: Stone Soup (KY)
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.

5:30 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 – Lyn Payne Holland, Inside the Winery at Elk Creek Vineyards, Owenton, KY http://www.elkcreekvineyards.com/

Elk Creek Vineyards 2

6:00 – 9:00 pm – Shelbyville Music: JoAnna Oldfield, at Talon Winery, 400 Gordon Ln, Shelbyville

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

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.

Cost: $7.00

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.

6:30 – 10:00 pm – Bourbonanza 2017 Bourbon Soiree, at the Kentucky Historical Society, 100 West Broadway

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

Hosted by the Downtown Frankfort, Inc., Frankfort/Franklin County Tourism, and the Kentucky Historical Society

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.

8:00 – 10:00 pm – Woodford Theatre presents Big Fish, at Woodford Theatre, 275 Beasley Dr, Versailles

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.

CAST
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
Bella Wolfe
Emily Spencer
Ella Davis
Makenna Henehan

Witches/ Ensemble
Annie Harris
Gabriella Turpin
Lauren Holt
Rylie Sudduth
Bella Wolfe
Makenna Henehan

Additional Ensemble
Emery Grimm
Mallory Grimm
Matt Morse
Tyler Conn

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

Live Music with Eddie Barber and OFF the WAGON, 9:00 pm – 1:30 am, at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559.


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