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Capital Living Event Highlights - Friday

Highlights for Friday, October 20th, 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 20, 2017

Friday – Sunday, October 20 – 22Elkhorn Campground Fall Festival, at Elkhorn Campground, 165 N Scruggs Ln, Frankfort

There will be haunted golf cart parade and contest! Site contest and trick and treating and poker run also Family pumpkin carving/paint contest and kid costume judging and pet costume also adult !! There is haunted house !! Cider and cookies and much more!!

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.

Multi-Practitioner Treatment Day, at The Light Clinic, 306 W Main St, Suite 609. Call 330-4233 for appointments.

9:00 – 11:30 am – KSU Celebrating Access: 131st Founder’s Day and Investiture Convocation, Kentucky State University

David H. Bradford Hall in the Carl H. Smith Auditorium
Free and open to the public.

9:00 am – 3:00 pm – Fall Bazaar & Bake Sale, at South Frankfort Presbyterian Church, 224 Steele St

Friday – Saturday, October 20 & 21– Fall Bazaar: Indoor Yard Sale, Baked Goods, Lunch, More!, at South Frankfort Presbyterian Church, 224 Steele St, Frankfort

South Frankfort Presbyterian invites the community to explore our huge indoor yard sale, to shop the baked goods, and to buy raffle tickets for amazing items at the Presbyterian Women’s Fall Bazaar, Friday – Saturday, October 20 & 21, 2017 from 9 AM until 3 PM, Church Fellowship Hall, 224 Steele Street, in Frankfort, Kentucky. Delicious lunch treats can be purchased both days, from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM at the bazaar.

The Presbyterian Women’s Annual Fall Bazaar features household items, furniture, glassware, decorative pieces, books, jewelry, children’s items, toys, and treasures too numerous to mention. This annual event features something for everyone, from antique discoveries to everyday needs, all at the most rock-bottom prices. All proceeds support local & global missions. 

South Frankfort Presbyterian Church (SFPC) Presbyterian Women is an organization providing all women opportunities for Christian growth through fellowship, study and service. All women are invited; church membership is not a requirement.

For more information about the Fall Bazaar or SFPC Presbyterian Women, contact Susan Moore, email writeslm@aol.com; ph. 502-226-0906. For more information about the South Frankfort Presbyterian Church, phone (502) 227-7175, visit http://sfpcky.org/ or on Facebook. To learn more about the work of the Presbyterian Women, visit http://www.presbyterianmission.org/ministries/pw/.

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 with Guest Instructor, 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!

This month, Debby Angel will be joining us as our guest instructor.

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.

3:00 – 8:00 pm – Thorobred Run Day Partyat Berry Hill Mansion, 700 Louisville Rd

Thorobred Run Day Party serves as a means to provide social and financial contributions to enhance and support the undergraduate student & alumni experience.

Friday, October 20, 5:00 pm – Sunday, October 22, 4:00 pm – Women’s Retreat: Horses and Healing; “Good Medicine”, at Cedar Fire Farm LLC, 758 Beechridge Rd, Frankfort

OCTOBER 2017 Friday at 5pm until Sunday at 4 pm, All meals included, byo bedding and snacks/drinks/journal/musical instrument (if desired) Cost $250.00
AGENDA for Women’s Horses and Healing Retreat, October 20-22 “Good Medicine”
* Friday: Stepping into the Circle, Fire Meditation and Drumming: Acupuncture available (by Donation)
​* Saturday: Workshops “Good Medicine” topics include: Forest and Druid medicine; A Reiki presentation; Horse Medicine; Herbal Medicine; meditation, and the medicine of laughter!
​* Sunday: Workshops “Good Medicine” topics include: Yoga; heart/healing with ceremonial cacao; the art of riding as a medicinal practice; and closin

5:00 – 7:00 pm – Rhett L Beck Exhibition Reception at JCM Gallery, at the Kentucky Employees Credit Union, 100 Moore Drive

Please join us for an exhibition reception at the Jane Chancellor Moore Gallery in Frankfort this Friday, October 20, for Rhett L. Beck’s FORMENLEHRE, black & white photography inspired by the Bauhaus aesthetic. This may be an “artist-less” reception as Rhett is scheduled for knee surgery earlier in the week, but he will be with us in spirit and in art if not in person.

This exhibition is part of the 2017 Louisville Photo Biennial, a region-wide celebration of fine art photography including over 60 venues in Kentucky and southern Indiana.

For more information, including gallery hours and directions, visit JaneChancellorMooreGallery.com.

5:00 – 9:00 pm – Jammin’ at Jeptha! feat Usual Suspects, 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: Usual Suspects Band – Kentucky
Food Trucks: Four Moore’s and Fresh Out the Box

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

5:00 – 7:30 pm – Fall Festival, at Happy Jack’s Pumpkin Farm, 966 Hickman Hill Rd, Frankfort

Hosted by Hearn Elementary PTA

Mark your calendars and Please join us for our annual Fall Festival. This year we are having the festival at Happy Jack’s Pumpkin Farm. More information will be sent home with your child when the event approaches.

Admission $6 (includes a pumpkin, tractor ride and the Enchanted Forrest.)

The PTA will be selling pizza, hot chocolate and popcorn.

We’ll also have face painting, sack races and picture frames available for purchase.

5:00 – 9:00 pm – Buckmeadow Farm Fest, at Buckmeadow Farms, 1323 Ninevah Rd, Lawrenceburg

Buckmeadow Farm Fest offers a variety of wholesome, fall fun for the entire family. The farm is located in Lawrenceburg, only about 10 minutes from downtown! Bring the whole family out to enjoy the Corn Maze and Kiddie Corn Maze, Hayride to the pumpkin patch (A u-pick pumpkin is included with Admission), Petting Zoo, Cotton Pit, Straw Mountain with Slides, Corn Pit, Kid’s Ninja Warrior Course, Trike Track, Mini Straw Maze and Corn Hole. Extras include the Corn Cannon, Concessions and Fall Decorations. Follow us each week for Special Activities to be added such as Pony Rides, Face Painting and Pumpkin Painting! Hope to see everyone out!

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 – Tim Hinde, Inside the Winery at Elk Creek Vineyards, Owenton, KY http://www.elkcreekvineyards.com/

Elk Creek Vineyards 2

6:00 – 8:00 pm – Holly Hill Fall Festival, at Holly Hill church of Christ, 1020 Holly Hill Dr (Off US 127)

Our annual Fall Festival is on Friday, October 20th. Join us for games, snacks, and fun. Dress up in costume (no evil witches, demons, or inappropriate wear). Hope to see you there!

6:00 – 9:00 pm – Shelbyville Music: Guy Lee, at Talon Winery, 400 Gordon Ln, Shelbyville

6:00 – 9:00 pm – Paint Your Own Pet, at Gogh Crazy, 800 Main Street suite 15, Shelbyville

$35 Send us a pic of your pet by Wed., Oct. 18 and we will have a sketch on your canvas and be ready to provide all the support you need for guaranteed success.

7:00 – 19:00 pm – Murder Mystery Night, at Verona Vineyards, 13815 Walton Verona Rd, Verona

Join us for a totally killer night out that has it all – food, wine, fun, and mystery.

Cost: $40.00 per person

Includes: Dinner and a glass of your choice of Verona Vineyards award winning wines.

Reservations are a must. Please contact Rhonda at Studio Rho Entertaining at (859) 444-0301 to reserve your spot and get your character background and script. Participation is limited to the first 30 who sign up, so register early.

Click on the link below to register online:


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.

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 – Live Music Every Friday!, at Harvest Coffee & Cafe, 524 Main St, Shelbyville

LIVE MUSIC weekly from LOCAL artists!

7:00 – 11:00 pm – Cops For Kids Haunted House, Hosted by the Woodford County Sheriff, 220 North Main Street, Versailles

“IT’S” Back!!!!!!!! Come join us for the return of the Cops For Kids Haunted House. Admission price is $5.00. All proceeds will be used to make Christmas very special for some very deserving kids!!`

7:00 pm – 3:00 am – Dj Rich – “The HOC”at VFW Post 9235, 571 E Main St

Dj Rich on the 1’s and 2’s. Drink specials for all K State students with valid ID.

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

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
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 Terrified Riders and Darrin Hacquard, 9:00 pm – 1:30 am, at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559.

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