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Capital Living Event Highlights - Thursday

Highlights for Thursday, December 7th, 2017

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

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Thursday, December 7, 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.

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 – Storytime, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Join Ms. Susan to enjoy great books & fun activities. For preschoolers and their caregivers. All are welcome.

Kids eat FREE with 2 adult meal purchases. Live music featuring Chris Fallis, at Mi Fiesta, 334 St. Clair St.

1:00 – 4:00 pm – Frankfort Volunteer Training, at Bluegrass Hospice Care’s Frankfort Office, 663 Teton Trl

Full training for anyone interested in volunteering with our Bluegrass Hospice Care’s Frankfort Office, which serves Franklin, Anderson, Owen and Woodford counties. Advance registration is preferred.

https://give.bgcarenav.org/volunteer-training-registration

4:00 – 6:00 pm – 2nd Annual Holiday Sip & Shop, at the Capital Plaza Hotel, 405 Wilkinson Blvd

Unique crafts and gifts, food, Country Boy tap takeover and Star 103.7 live drop for “The Fugitive” must be present to get the clue. So come out and sip and shop!!

4:00 – 6:00 pm – Happy Hour, at Prodigy Vineyards and Winery, 4686 Versailles Road

Buy one get one half price on wine by the glass from 4-6 pm.

Prodigy Winery Logo

4:00 – 7:00 pm – Wine Tasting, at Capital Cellars, 227 W Broadway. More info: visit www.capitalcellars.com or call 502.352.2600

5:00 – 7:00 pm – Make Gingerbread Houses, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Bring the entire family to make gingerbread houses. Drop by between 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. allowing 45 minutes to make an awesome creation!

5:00 – 7:00 pm – Music by the Fireplace, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe, 235 W Broadway, Happy Hour, 5:00 – 8:00 pm, Open Jam Session, 7:00 – 10:00 pm,  1/2 price bottles of wine or beer bucket of 6 select beers for $17.95. Info HERE

6:00 – 7:00 pm – Yoga for those 50+, at Bridgeport Center for Wellness Education, 555 Bridgeport Road

Yoga that will rejuvenate the body and mind. All ability levels are welcome.

Relieve stress and soreness, get flexible, build more muscle, promote weight loss, calm the mind, prevent injuries, improve balance, increase mobility, and improve focus.

Price for the class is $10.00. If you have a mat bring it and water.

6:00 – 8:00 pm – Uncorked and Glazed Over-A wine and Pottery painting event, at Rising Sons Home Farm Winery, 975 Frankfort Rd, Lawrenceburg

Join Elements Clay Studio and Rising Sons Winery for a fun night of Pottery Painting and wine. Event takes place on DEC. 7TH 6pm at Rising Sons Winery (975 Frankfort rd, Lawrenceburg, KY) Get your guy and girlfriends together and come get creative with us. Elements brings several pottery pieces for you to choose from along with design ideas. Tickets are $40pp. Included in ticket price is one awesome piece of pottery, materials and firing to complete your project. Also included is a glass of wine and light appetizers Tickets must be purchased prior to the event. Space is limited so hurry and get yours. Need Help? Call Elements @ 502-357-0093

6:00 – 8:00 pm – Euchre Night, at Verona Vineyards, 13815 Walton Verona Rd, Verona

Join us for Euchre Night. What could be better than a night of cards, award winning wine, cold beer, tasty snacks, and good friends.

No reason to bring a partner, because we will be swapping teammates each game.

We may even have some prizes for the winners of this friendly competition.

We will also have delicious Cheese Boards prepared by Chef Craig if you need a bite to eat.

Dusk until 11:00 pm nightly Holiday Lights at the Distillery, at Buffalo Trace Distillery, 113 Great Buffalo Trace

See a kaleidoscope of sparkling lights and displays that captivate your imagination on a drive through Buffalo Trace Distillery. Nightly December 1–January 2 from dusk until 11:00 p.m.

Buffalo Trace Light Display

6:30 – 7:30 pm – Music Together Free Demo, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

Discover the joy of making Music Together with your family. Contact the Paul Sawyier Public Library in Frankfort to register for this FREE demo class and see for yourself how much fun a typical class really is! Come sing, dance, play, and jam with your child. Winter semester registration opens December 1st.

6:30 pm – Trivia Night, at Bourbon on Main, 103 W Main St. 352-2720

Trivia begins @ 6:30pm with prizes awarded to first and second place teams. Play by yourself or with your friends!
$4.99 fresh squeezed margaritas during game play.

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 – 8:30 pm – Vinyasa Flow, at Fitness Firm, 1005 Parkview Ct, Lawrenceburg

For those looking to improve physical strength, flexibility, and mental focus. Heartwarming yoga to alleviate stress and restore health.

Yoga will help you – reduce your risk for injury, reduce stress, increase your concentration, loose weight, understand the mind and body connection, gain strength and stamina, improve balance and stability, improve posture, develop body awareness, and feel amazing.

The drop in price for this class is $5.00. Please bring a mat if you have one. You do not have to be a member of the gym to attend. Love and light my friends.

7:30 – 9:30 pm – Movie – Loving Vincent, at the Grand Theatre Frankfort, KY, 308 Saint Clair St

A year after the death of the artist, Vincent van Gogh, Postman Roulin gets his slacker son, Armand, to hand deliver the artist’s final letter to his now late brother, Theo, to some worthy recipient after multiple failed postal delivery attempts. Although disdainful of this seemingly pointless chore, Armand travels to Auvers-sure-Oise where a purported close companion to Vincent, Dr. Gachet, lives. Having to wait until the doctor returns from business, Armand meets many of the people of that village who not only knew Vincent, but were apparently also models and inspirations for his art. In doing so, Armond becomes increasingly fascinated in the psyche and fate of Van Gogh as numerous suspicious details fail to add up. However, as Armond digs further, he comes to realize that Vincent’s troubled life is as much a matter of interpretation as his paintings and there are no easy answers for a man whose work and tragedy would only be truly appreciated in the future. $8

House DJ music, Ladies Night, and $3 wells, at the Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. 875-2559.


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