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Capital Living Event Highlights - Saturday

Highlights for Saturday, October 21st, 2017

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

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Saturday, October 21, 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 – Ham & Jam, at VFW 4072, 100 East Second Street

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

8:00 – 11:00 am – Huntertown Trick-or-Trot 5K Fun Run & Fall Festival, at Huntertown Elementary, 120 Woodburn Hall Dr., Versailles

Join us October 21, 2017 at 9 a.m. for our 3rd Annual Trick or Trot 5K! Then come back and join us from 4-7 p.m. for our Fall Festival. We’ll have carnival games, a silent auction featuring items donated by each homeroom, vendors & more!

This race will take place on October 21st at the Huntertown Elementary School in Versailles, Ky.  The 5k registration will start at 8:00 am EST and the race will start at 9:00 am.  This race is part of the Huntertown Elementary School Fall Festival which will start at 4:00 pm.  Each participant will receive a t-shirt for registering prior to September 29th for the 5k race.  After this date, t-shirts will be first come, first serve.  For more information please email: huntertown5kfallfestival@gmail.com or check in on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/huntertown5kfallfestival

Register HERE

9:00 am – Kentucky State University Homecoming Parade, Downtown Frankfort

The route begins at Kentucky State University and travels throughout downtown Frankfort, ending at River Park. The parade will include floats built by student organizations and others, Mr. and Miss Kentucky State University, area high school bands and the Thorobred Marching Band. To participate in the Homecoming parade, email sonia.sanders@kysu.edu.

9:00 – 10:00 am – Fall Morning Yoga and Hike, at Cove Spring Park, 100 Cove Spring Rd

An Autumn morning Yoga practice and walk thru the woods, at Cove Spring park.

Join Rhett Fulkerson RYT, as he leads an all levels class at Cove Spring Park. Practice to the sound of falling water and then take an optional hike through the woods.

Don’t worry about needing or bringing a mat, this gentle practice will be all standing postures. Class will be approximately 30 minutes long and the optional hike will be around the Holly Loop Trail.

As always, these outdoor classes are free with donations graciously accepted.

“I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees”-Henry David Thoreau

Hosted by Frankfort Yoga Collective

9:00 -11:00 am – Versailles Montessori Trail Run, at MIDWAY UNIVERSITY, 512 E Stephens St., Midway

This is a 5K Trail Run and 2K Trail Walk. The proceeds from the race are going toward our VMS Annual Scholarship Fund to support a scholarship in the names of Baily Ford and Carlin Beasley, the Baily-Carlin 2 Tough Scholarship.

These two special young ladies were diagnosed with different rare childhood cancers in 2011 and 2013, respectively. This race and scholarship were created to celebrate their Victory thus far in fighting the disease, their diligence in developing their Minds at school, and their support for a Scholarship to provide another child in the community the same opportunity and support they experience at Versailles Montessori School.

In addition to the typical free snacks and beverages offered to race participants, beer from West Sixth Brewing Co. and breakfast tacos will also be available for purchase (supporting the fundraiser).

Age Groups: 0-12, 13-20, 21-30, 31-40, 41-50, 51-60, 61+

Register HERE

9:00 am – 3:00 pm – Forks Fall Craft Fair, at The CROSS Center, 495 Duckers Rd, Midway

The Forks Fall Craft Fair
Saturday, October 21, 2017
9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.
The Cross Center
Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church, Midway

We have 60+ vendors ready to share their products with you! Items include:

Jewelry (commercial and handmade), Tupperware, Key Chains, Mirrors, Earwarmers, Essential Oils, Makeup/Skincare/Bath Products (commercial and handmade), Wreaths, Wooden Signs, Monogram Cups, Hair Accessories, Blankets, Quilts, Pillows, Tutus, Coasters, Socks, Scarves, Gourmet Nuts, Room Spray, Perfume, Clocks, Tabacco Stick Items, Candles (commercial and handmade), Rod Iron Items, Health & Wellness Products, Cleaning Supplies, Aprons, Doll Clothes, Sun Catchers, Flower Arrangements, Etched Glass, Cheese, Children’s Books, Barn Quilts, Wood Toys, Birdhouses, Christmas Decorations & Ornaments, Burlap Items, Monogram Shirts & Caps, Leggings, Lavender Products, Cutting/Serving Boards, Woodwork Items, Watercolor Prints, Paintings, Upcycled Items, Purses/Bags, Embroidery, and more!

Please contact forksfallcraftfair@gmail.com for more information and to register. Link to Vendor Application: https://goo.gl/8pj3q8

9:00 am – 3:00 pm – Gratz Arts and Crafts Festival, at the Gratz Fairgrounds

Come out and enjoy a beautiful day at the Gratz Arts and Craft Festival. There are plenty of one of kind crafts for you and for Christmas presents. Plenty of fun, food, and entertainment.

9:00 am – 5:00 pm – Highfalutin Vintage and Antique Market, at the Shelby County Fairgrounds, 1513 Midland Trl, Shelbyville

Large outdoor vintage and antique show with over 150 vendors, food trucks, live music, craft beer and so much more. Fun for entire family. Admission is $5 carload, kids free!!

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 – Concealed Carry, at Kodiak Camps and Outfitters, Frankfort, KY http://kodiakcampsandoutfitters.com/

9:00 am – 6:00 pm – Harvest Festival, at Mulberry Orchard, 1330 Mulberry Pike, Shelbyville

Free hayrides to the pumpkin patch & through the orchard. Corn maze, soybean maze, & big playground too… all with no admission. Farm Fresh, Family Fun! Apple cider, donuts, fresh apples, mums… all your fall needs! Every weekend in October!!

9:00 am – 12:00 Midnight – Scrappin’ for the Community, at the Owen County Cooperative Extension, 265 Ellis Rd, Owenton

This event is sponsored by the Owen Co. Extension Homemakers
Everyone is welcome to attend and even if you are not a scrapbooker, we have wonderful vendors set up. It’s a great way to start your holiday shopping or for that last minute birthday and wedding.

Enjoy the entire day for only $50 (6 ft. table) or $25 for ½ table; registration includes meal and snacks; goodie bags, door prizes and more!

Numerous vendors will be there for your shopping convenience

Registration MUST be paid in order to reserve your spot and seating is limited!
Deadline for paid registration is Monday, October 2nd. For more information please contact Dawn Davis at 502-682-2725

2110:00 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 – Jumpin’ Pumpkin Jamboree, at Eckert’s Boyd Orchard, 396 Pinckard Pike, Versailles

Ride the wagons out to the pumpkin patch to search for your great pumpkin. Our pumpkins range from a couple of pounds to more than 150 pounds, so we are sure to have the perfect jack-o-lantern for you! Wagon rides, music, pony rides, cider donuts and festival foods make this a fun-filled weekend for everyone! Also enjoy children’s activities & a petting farm. Fee charged for some activities.

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 – Buckmeadow Farm Festival, 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!

10:30 – 11:30 am – Coffee & Conversation: Taking Care of Trees, at Wilson Nurseries, 3690 East-West Connector Rte 676, Frankfort

Trees are our serious business. Learn the basics of selection, planting, feeding, watering & pruning trees during this casual, open conversation over coffee & muffins. Ask questions, share ideas, & learn how to care for the trees that add beauty and value to your landscape. This event is free, but registration is requested.

Get tickets HERE

11:00 am – 5:00 pm – 3rd Annual Peaks Mill Day, at Old Peaks Mill Elementary School, 7338 Peaks Mill Rd

Please come join us for food, music, car cruise, corn hole tournament, kids activities and a great time.

Corn Hole Tournament- $20 a team. Winning team takes half the pot. The other half goes to Charity. Registration 11-12:30 at the t-shirt table. Must pay when you register. Games will start shortly after registration is over. Rules discussed before the tournament starts.

Ageless Country will be preforming from 1-3.

Come check out all the Classic cars and trucks during our car cruise. Bring your classic vehicle or tractor if you want…we would love to see them all.

12:00 – 4:00 pm – Barktober Fest 2017, at East Frankfort Park315 Hickory Drive

All proceeds benefit the FCHS New Building Fund!!
$10 Armband Admission (includes a meal)
Saturday, October 21st, 2017
East Frankfort Park
315 Hickory Drive, Frankfort, KY 40601

Adoptable Pets from local agencies
Silent Auction
Cake Walk*
Chili Cook-off
Costume Contest (humans & pets)
Frankfort KY Rocks Painting Contests
Kids’ Games, Activities & Playground
Bark Park for Pets
Live Music
*NOT included in admission. $1 per entry.

12:00 – 4:00 pm – Book Lovers Book Fair, at the Woodford County Library, 115 N Main St, Versailles

Our Book Lover’s Fair will be on Saturday, October 21 from 12 to 4pm at the Main Library. Come out for your favorite returning authors and meet our first-time attendees.

Our list of local authors includes USA Today Bestseller Kallypso Masters, Michelle Areaux. Chasity Bowlin, Terry Foody, Deanndra Hall, Abigail Keam, Katherine Lowry Logan, Cherie Marks, Rebecca Patrick-Howard, Teresa Reasor, and Mark Spears. We will update as more authors are added. Thank you!

12:30 – 4:00 pm – Pumpkin Patch Train Ride, at the Bluegrass Railroad Museum, 175 Beasley Rd, Versailles

Purchase Tickets at Bluegrass Railroad Museum and catch the train!

http://www.bgrm.org/ Special pumpkin patch train ride from Bluegrass Railroad Museum with a stop made at Abbott Station- Life Adventure Center. Visit the pumpkin patch, drink complimentary cocoa & roast a marshmallow around the campfire. Donations accepted to help support Life Adventure Center programs for underserved kids & Veterans.

1:00 – 4:00 pm – Board Game Day, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

Drop in for some tabletop fun! Play board games from our collection, or feel free to bring your own. Available games include Dominion, Twilight Struggle, Tumult Royale, and many more!

1:00 – 7:00 pm – 1st Annual Golf Scramble, at the Shelbyville Country Club, 47 Smithfield Rd., Shelbyville

We are excited to announce our 1st Annual Golf Scramble at Shelbyville Country Club. All proceeds go to benefit Dogwood Art Gallery & Gifts which is sponsored by Shelby Regional Arts Council, a non-profit 501c(3) organization.

Win a Car – Hole-in-One Sponsored by O’Brien Ford
Cash Prizes, Auction Items and more!

$65 individual or $240 four person team
$300 four person team with hole sponsorship
$100 hole sponsorship

Join us for a fun day of golf!!

Email us at ShelbyArtists@gmail.com or call 502-418-7607 for more info.
or visit www.ShelbyArtists.org

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.

2:00 – 3:00 pm – Yoga Storytime for Kids, at the Woodford County Library, 115 N Main St, Versailles

(Children of all ages) This special story time will get kids moving! Yoga instructor, Haley Wyatt will teach basic yoga through stories and poses. Free. Call 846-4014 to sign up.

2:00 – 9:00 pm – WOODfordSTOCK, at Falling Springs / Versailles -Woodford Parks & Rec, 275 Beasley Rd, Versailles

Come join us for 10 live bands, vendors, food, door prizes, & drawings all to benefit Unity Outreach Inc….the future homeless shelter of Versailles.

4:00 – 7:00 pm – Shelbyville Music: Chris Carpenter, at Talon Winery, 400 Gordon Ln, Shelbyville

4:00 – 7:00 pm – Fall Festival, at Collins Lane Elementary, 1 Cougar Lane

Our Fall Festival will take place on Saturday, October 21st from 4 – 7pm We will have a Petting Zoo, Food, Silent Auctions, Games, Prizes, Celebrity Dunk Booth with the following participants: Judge Chris Olds, Asst. Supt. David Raleigh, WHHS Band Director Stephanie Wallace, CLE ASP Director Darryl Aldridge, FPD Officer Zack Rivers and Captain Napier, and Actor Billy Crank (son of the late American actor Jim Varney of The Ernest Movies like Ernest Scared Stupid), Cotton Candy, Book Walk, Cake Walk, Free Popcorn, DJ Dance Party, and much more. This event is open to the Community! Bring your friends, family, neighbors, etc out to the Collins Lane Elementary PTO Fall Festival! Questions? Message us here or Vanessa Noble at VNoble110108@gmail.com

All Funds raised from the Fall Festival will go toward the playground fund. Our goal is to raise $30,000 for our new playground for the K-5 students of Collins Lane Elementary.

*Interested in being a volunteer or a donor? Great!!! Send us a message and we can work out the details!

*Interested in setting up as a vendor, please contact Meagan Hart at MeaganHart2017@gmail.com

4:00 – 7:00 pm – Huntertown Trick-or-Trot 5K Fun Run & Fall Festival 2017, at Huntertown Elementary, 120 Woodburn Hall Dr., Versailles

3rd Annual Huntertown Trick-or-Trot 5K Fun Run & Fall Festival

4:30 – 6:30 pm – Ghosts in the Garden, at Liberty Hall Historic Site, 218 Wilkinson Street


Liberty Hall plays host to PNC Bank “Ghosts in the Garden” free family event with Froggy 104.9 Treat Street with free trick-or-treating on Saturday, October 21 from 4:30-6:30. Come in Halloween costume and collect some great candy!

For a small donation of $1, guests can come inside Liberty Hall and see the Gray Lady and hear her story of woe. Costumed ghost characters will greet guests in the garden. Activities also include face tattoos and a scavenger hunt.

The event is also sponsored by Graviss McDonalds Restaurants.

5:00 – 8:00 pm – Live Music with Friend and A Foe, at Verona Vineyards, 13815 Walton Verona Rd, Verona

Come enjoy a great night listening to Friend and A Foe.

Friend & A Foe is a sonic blend of pop and rock elements, incorporating acoustic guitar, violin, keys, and cajon drum. When yin and yang collide, this creates a uniquely powerful sound that connects to a multitude of listeners!

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.

5:00 – 8:00 pm – Fall Harvest Festival, at Dover Baptist Church7327 Dover Rd., Shelbyville

Fall Harvest Celebration, at Dover is an exciting time that you will not want to miss. Bring your prize winning chili or favorite soup and fantastic desserts. Hot dogs will be furnished and we will plan to have a bonfire and make S’mores. We need cakes for the cake walk. There will be hayrides, Trunk or Treat (Please no scary costumes). A prize will be given for the best decorated trunk. Lots of games for all ages. Plenty of hot chocolate. Help us spread the word everywhere you go. This will be a night to remember as we celebrate Halloween and our many blessings. In case of rain everything will be moved inside our Family Life Center.

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

5:30 – 8:30 pm – Parent’s Night Out Kids Studio Time, at Gogh Crazy, 800 Main Street suite 15, Shelbyville

Leave the kids at the studio for some fun fall crafts. $20 per child for up to 3 hours. $5 more for an additional hour. Kids can bring snacks or a couple dollars for snacks from the Gogh Crazy Snack Shack.

6:00 – 9:00 pm – Millville Halloween Carnival, at the Millville Community Center, 6715 McCracken Pike, Millville, KY

Games, Cakewalk, Chili, Costume Contest

7:00 – 10:00 pm – Live Music every Saturday!, at Harvest Coffee & Cafe, 524 Main St., Shelbyville

LIVE MUSIC weekly from LOCAL artists!

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 – 9:30 pm – Halloween Haunted Train!, at Bluegrass Railroad Museum, 175 Beasley Rd, Versailles

As Autumn has returned, so have our Halloween Trains! Enjoy an after dark ride on our line, enjoying our Family Friendly, Spooky Scenes! The train will be decorated, with several decorated scenes down the track.

The Museum opens at 7 pm, while the train departs the station at 8 pm. The ride takes about 90 minutes.

Be sure to wear your favorite costume!

Tickets are $15 for adults, and $13 for children.

Open at 2:00 pm. Live music, at Bourbon on Main, 103 W Main St. 352-2720.

Bourbon on Main

UK vs. Mississippi State game 4:00 pm on big screens, $11 buckets, and House DJ music, 9:00 pm – Close, at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559

9:00 pm – 2:00 am – “The K List Event” #TheReturn2017, at the Kentucky Historical Society, 100 West Broadway

Fundraiser/Social – A portion of your ticket is tax deductible (Benjamin F. Shobe Scholarship Endowment)
Cash Bar / Cigar Lounge / Hors d’oeuvres / Live DJ / Mature
VIP Tables Availalbe! – Limited Quantities
The Kentucky Historical Society
100 W. Broadway Frankfort, KY 40601 (Downtown)
Must be 30 years of age or older to enter.
*All proceeds go toward student scholarships

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