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Capital Living Event Highlights - Saturday

Highlights for Saturday, November 4th, 2017

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

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Saturday, November 4, 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 – 11:00 am – Methodist Men’s Pancake Breakfast, at First United Methodist Church Frankfort, 211 Washington St

Help raise money for Methodist charities while enjoying some of the best pancakes Frankfort has to offer! Join the United Methodist Men at FUMC Frankfort’s Asbury Hall @ 211 Washington Street for this semi-annual fundraising breakfast event.

Adults $4 in advance – $4.50 at the door
Children (12 & under) $2.50

8:00 – 11:00 am – Kentucky State Championship State Open Martial Arts Tournament, at Good Shepherd School, 75 Shepherd Way

PKC Rated and 4 Grand Champion Jackets, participation medals for all competitors.

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

8:30 – 9:45 am – Taiji with Joseph Fiala, L.Ac., MSOM, at The Ward Oates Amphitheater. Hosted by the Light Clinic, More info: www.thelightclinic.org or call 330-4233.

9:00 am – 2:00 pm – St. Paul’s Annual Bazaar, at St. Paul United Methodist Church, Frankfort, Kentucky, 1800 Louisville Rd

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.


LUNCH – 11:00 a.m. Burgoo, Hot Dogs, Chips, Homemade Pie and Beverage.

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 – 10:00 pm – Fall Classic Clogging Championships, at Kentucky State University, 400 E Main St

The Fall Classic Clogging Championship is hosting its 11th annual competition on Saturday November 4, 2017 at the Carl H. Smith Auditorium at Bradford Hall on the Campus of Kentucky State University in Frankfurt, Kentucky. A CCA (Clogging Champions of America) qualifying event, this one day event features solo, duo/duet and team competitions in STARZ, Amateur and Challenge levels and offers amazing trophies and awards. For more information, visit the event site at www.cloggingcontest.com

9:30 – 11:00 am – Breakfast with a Book: A Pearl in the Storm, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

A Pearl in the Storm by Tori Murden McClure

Breakfast with a Book is for readers who enjoy a variety of good books in both fiction and nonfiction genres. The group meets every five weeks on Saturday morning at 9:30am for a continental breakfast and book discussion. If you have questions or wish to join this group, please contact Mark Kinnaird at 352-2665 x107 or mark@pspl.org.

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 – 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 – 5:00 pm – Midway Old Fashioned Christmas, in Midway, Kentucky

Midway shops and area street craft vendors will be open to fill holiday shopping lists from 10am-5pm. Free Small Train Rides Noon to 4 PM.

Chili cook-off 3-5pm. Contestants will be set-up along the street so shoppers can sample while they shop and then vote for their favorites. Shoppers will purchase a cup and spoon for $5 at the City Hall corner, make their way around the block and cast their votes. Votes will be counted and prizes awarded at 5pm. First place will receive a trophy, 2nd and 3rd will receive medals, winners will be based on number of votes received.

Many local shops will be accepting toy donations for the Toys for Tots program. A portion of all money raised will be donated to the Toys for Tots program.

For questions regarding this event please contact Steve Morgan at Morganstv01@gmail.com or Amy Bowman at amybowman583@yahoo.com

10:30 am – 12:00 pm – Kid’s Class: First Kentuckians, at the Kentucky Historical Society, 100 W Broadway St

Using artifacts displayed in our exhibit, “A Kentucky Journey,” kids will discover the people groups that lived in Kentucky before European settlement. They will experience Native American lifeways as they grind maize, harvest sunflower seeds, craft clay pots and play games. They also will explore the changes Native Americans experienced after contact with European settlers.

For ages 6-12.

$10 for first child. $5 for every additional child.

Registration required because of limited space. Call 502-564-1792, Ext. 4408.

Payment is due the day of the class. Classes begin by checking in your child at the front desk of the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History.

12:00 – 1:00 pm – Chess Club, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

New & experienced players (grades 2-12) are invited to learn to play chess and challenge each other. Use our boards and pieces, or bring your own. Registration is required, unless you bring your own board and pieces:http://pspl.evanced.info/eventsignup.asp?ID=10785

1:00 – 2:00 pm – Inside the Lines Coloring Club, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

Join us for an afternoon of coloring and relaxation! Adult coloring books offer a fun way to unwind and tap into your creativity. Studies have shown that coloring can reduce stress and improve focus and mindfulness.

The “Inside the Lines Coloring Club” is a monthly coloring group for adults. This free event will take place in the Library Community Room, and no registration is necessary. For more information, contact Diane Dehoney at 352-2665×108 or diane@pspl.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.

4:00 – 7:00 pm – Shelbyville Music: Vine & Stone, at Talon Winery, 400 Gordon Ln, Shelbyville

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

Elk Creek Vineyards 2

6:00 pm – Glo Thro 4, at East Frankfort Park DGC

This is our fourth glow throw tournament. Entry for each division is $15. This is a fun night of disc golf in the dark. We will play one round of all 24 holes. Bring your led lights, batteries, and a long sleeve shirt or jacket.

You will receive a disc for the players pack.

Sign up soon at the following link


7:00 – 10:00 pm – Bow Wow Meow Annual Fundraiser, at the The Frankfort Country Club, 101 Duntreath St

Join us for our 14th Annual Bow Wow Meow Fundraiser!

Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017
7:00- 10:00 p.m.

Frankfort Country Club
101 Duntreath St.

Admission $30/advance; $35/door
Register by calling Trudy at (502)545-1862

Join us for an evening of bidding on wonderful silent auction items, hors d’oeuvres and desserts, cash bar and live music. Silent auction items include pet-themed baskets, jewelry, libations, mixed media artwork and more!

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.

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

Bourbon on Main

UK vs Ole Miss, 4:00 pm on the big screens, $10 buckets, and live music with Stone Soup, at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559

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