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Wednesday, December 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.

9:00 am – 8:00 pm – United Way of Franklin County Coat Drive, at Neil Huffman Chevrolet-Buick-GMC of Frankfort, 1220 Versailles Road

Help us help our community! Neil Huffman Chevrolet – Buick – GMC will be collecting winter gear for the United Way of Franklin County 12/11/17 through 1/5/18.

The United Way of Franklin County is currently in need of:
Coats for all ages and sizes of coats and winter accessories, such as, gloves, hats, toboggans, scarves, socks, and hoodies.

Our donation box is located in our showroom and donations can be made during our normal business hours.

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

11:00 am – 12:30 pm – Milestones & Meltdowns, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping St

Parent Group for anyone with a child from birth to age 3. Facilitating the group will be Christina Libby of Commonwealth Doula. While your little one is welcome to join, this group is for you, the parent.

12:00 – 2:00 pm This Food for Thought: Kentucky, 225 Years on the Move, at the Kentucky Historical Society, 100 W Broadway St

Kentucky has been on the move for 225 years. This Food for Thought focuses on the history of transportation in Kentucky as told in an exhibit on display at the Corvette Museum in Bowling Green.

“Kentucky: 225 Years on the Move” tells how people interacted with various modes of transportation and highlights Kentucky-made artifacts, such as a 1943 Ford GWP (Jeep) used during World War II, the first Bowling Green built Corvette, and the 1 millionth U.S. built Toyota Camry (on loan from the Kentucky Historical Society). Other artifacts include 1800s era mile markers, a horse-drawn sleigh, Mammoth Cave Stagecoach, early 19th century riding breeches and a 1935 Allis-Chalmers WC tractor.

Corvette Museum curator Derek Moore will present. Moore has an extensive background in transportation history, having been curator of transportation history at the Western Reserve Historical Society in Cleveland, Ohio, and working with the transportation collection at The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Michigan.

KHS members: $25. Others: $30

Price includes lunch.

Reservations required by Dec. 8. Call 502-564-1792, Ext. 4408.

3:00 – 7:00 pm – Happy Hour, Fiesta nachos, $7.49, 20 oz domestic beer, $2.99, lime margarita, $2.99, at Mi Fiesta, 334 St. Clair St.

4:30 – 5:30 pm – K-2 Holiday Card Making, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

Kids in grades K-2, create one-of-a-kind cards and spread holiday cheer. Show your love for family and friends! Registration is required To register, go to www.pspl.org and click under the calendar tab.

4:30 pm – Pint Night at BOM* When you buy the featured pint, you get to keep the brewer’s pint glass *limited supplies at Bourbon on Main, 103 W Main St. Info: 352-2720.

5:00 – 6:15 pm – The Light Clinic Taiji with Joseph Fiala, L.Ac., MSOM, at The Ward Oates Amphitheater, on Wednesdays 5:00 – 6:15 pm, and Saturdays 8:30 – 9:45 am. www.thelightclinic.org

5:30 – 7:00 pm – Whisky Wednesdays, at Capital Cellars. 227 W Broadway. Buy one get one half off pours of bourbon. www.capitalcellars.com or 502.352.2600

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

 

6:00 – 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 – Wine-d Down Wednesday, at Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe, 235 W Broadway. Info HERE

Join us for your midweek, weekend each Wednesday! We will be having 1/2 priced bottles of wine and $17.95 buckets of beer for Happy Hour starting at 5:00 pm! Starting at 6:00 pm take a seat outside to enjoy tunes brought to us by Quantum Mechanics!

6:00 – 8:00 pm – Wine Glass and Wine Bottle Painting, at Verona Vineyards, 13815 Walton Verona Rd, Verona

Everyone needs their own special wine glass to enjoy their favorite Verona Vineyards wine and decorative light up wine bottle for the holidays.

Join Verona Vineyard’s artist Rhonda as she walks you through creating two hand decorated wine glasses and a light up wine bottle for the holidays.

Cost: $20 for two wine glasses, $32 for two wine glasses and a bottle
Contact Rhonda at Studio Rho Entertaining at 859-444-0301 to reserve your spot.

Cost includes a glass of Verona Vineyards wine, two wine glasses, optional wine bottle and all of your art supplies.

Register online by clicking the link below:

www.payit2.com/event/97141

6:30 – 7:30 pm – Yoga At The Bike Shop, at Small Batch Cyclery, 835 Louisville Rd

Mondays & Wednesdays 6:30-7:30pm
Saturdays 10-11am

**FREE IN DECEMBER**
*WITH A DONATION TO THE FRANKLIN COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY

Yoga Fit is the practice of linking several poses together to create strength, flexibility, endurance and balance. The focus will be on alignment, breath and listening to our bodies. Each class will be a unique experience and can be as gentle or advanced as the individual decides based on what their body is feeling at the time.

7:30 – 8:30 pm – Vinyasa Flow, at Fitness Firm, 1005 Parkview Ct, Lawrenceburg

Have you been looking for a way improve physical strength, flexibility, and mental focus. Maybe get rid of some stress while you are art it?

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.

Craft and Import beers, $2.75, at the Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair St. Info: 875-2559.


Thursday, December 14, 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 – Community Blood Drive, at United Bank & Capital Trust Co., 206 N Gratz St, Midway

live local – give local

Come out and join us on Thursday December 14th for a Community Blood Drive at our United Bank branch in Midway.

Give & Give Again
November 24-December 31

This holiday season, your blood donation can help even more people when you Give and Give Again. From Nov. 24 – Dec. 31, you’ll have the option to decline your thank-you gift and have Kentucky Blood Center donate its value to The Salvation Army.

Click above on the ticket link to schedule your donation time now.

3:15 – 4:30 pm – Roblox Game Day, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Roblox is a leading gaming site for kids and teens. Meet at the library to create adventures and play games in a family-friendly 3D environment.

 

 

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

4:30 – 5:30 pm – Poke Club, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

Grades 3-12! Join us for Poke Club! Play, battle, and create with us as we celebrate everything Pokemon. Feel free to bring your own cards and devices if you would like to trade or battle. Registration is required. Register @ www.pspl.org

5:00 – 7:00 pm – Open House Christmas Party, at 855 Salon & Spa, 855 N Main St, Lawrenceburg

Come join us to kick off our 2nd annual “12 Days of Christmas”! We will be having hourly giveaway door prizes, along with hot cocoa and cookies! Come mingle with our stylists, check out our products, and have a good time!

 

 

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

5:30 – 7:30 pm – Ceramic Ornament Painting, at Bird Dogs Coffee, 101 W Seminary St, Owenton

Come paint ornaments with Cara Allnutt! First ornament $15 after that each additional ornament is $5 each! It’s gonna be fun!!

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

6:00 – 7:00 pm – Drawing 101, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

We will continue our exploration of lines by doing botanical subjects. Please call to register at 502-484-3450. This class is for adults and children 12 and up accompanied by an adult.

 

 

 

 

6:30 – 7:30 pm – Make and Take: Flowerpot Snowmen, at the Woodford County Library, 400 Northside Dr, Midway

(Adults) Make a charming little snowman to decorate your home or to give as a gift. All supplies provided. Call 846-4014 to sign up. At the Midway Branch.

6:30 – 8:30 pm – Home for the Holidays, at Masonic Homes of Kentucky, Inc.,
711 Frankfort Rd, Shelbyville

Picture-perfect holiday cheer will be available all season, but on Thursday, December 14 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm the Shelbyville Campus will welcome the community to a special holiday celebration. Enjoy an evening of lights, decorations, costumed carolers, carriage rides, entertainment and special treats. As a final tribute to our 150th Anniversary, Masonic Homes of Kentucky will celebrate the Christmas season in classic style. Saturday, November 25 through the end of December, Masonic Homes’ Louisville and Shelbyville Campuses will welcome guests to enjoy sparkling Christmas lights and overflowing decorations.

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 – Yoga Introduction, at Jazzercise Shelbyville Fitness Studio, 222 E Main St, Suite B, Shelbyville

Have you been looking for a really good way to take care of yourself? Maybe get rid of some that stress while you are at..

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

Drop in price for this class is $15.00. A discounted class package is also available, $60.00 for 5 classes (1 free lesson). Classes are Tue and Thu at 7:30p. Both classes are beginner friendly and I have everything you will need for class.

DJ party for Christmas Toy Drive, ladies night, $3 wells, at the Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. 875-2559.


Friday, December 15, 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.

8:30 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.

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, 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.

10:30 am – Christmas Open House, at the Anderson County Senior Center, 160 Township Sq, Lawrenceburg

Christmas fundraiser
Live music,drinks, raffles,snacks,etc.

11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Little Historians: Merry and Bright, at the Kentucky Historical Society, 100 W Broadway St

Although different in purpose and meaning, most cultural celebrations have one thing in common: lights! Your Little Historian will discover how candles, lanterns and other lighting forms play a role in the different cultural holidays Kentucky families celebrate. Activities will help develop fine motor, sensorimotor, listening, observational and verbal communication skills.

Ideal for ages 3-5.

$10 for first student with an additional $5 per additional student; $5 per child for members.

Registration Required. Space is limited. Call 502-564-1792, Ext. 4408.

 

 

Live music, drink specials and buffalo chicken fajitas, at Mi Fiesta, 334 St. Clair St.

 

2:30 – 4:30 pm – Itron Rapid Response, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Learn about Unemployment Insurance, Training Programs and assistance, Job Search Success, Resume Workshops, how to get help with paying your mortgage and much more. Facing a lay off can be very scary, let us help you feel more at ease.

 

4:00 – 7:00 pm – Wine-Tasting, at Capital Cellars, 227 W Broadway St

5:00 pm – LCM board game night, at Little City Market, 314 St Clair St

Bring your favorite board game!

We will provide Buddy’s Pizza and some soda! It’s $5 a head- kids 10 and under FREE!

5:00 – 9:00 pm – Jammin’ at Jeptha! feat Mad Women, at Jeptha Creed Distillery, 500 Gordon Lane, Shelbyville

Every Friday Jeptha Creed Distillery will be jammin’ with great live music playing in the clubhouse, buffet available, and craft cocktails at the bar! Music will be from 6-9pm. Buffet will be available from 5-9pm. The bar will be open until 10pm.

Musician: MAD Women

Buffet – $12
Meatloaf or Stuffed Peppers with Vegetables, Garlic Scalloped Potatoes, and Brownies

5:00 – 9:00 pm – An Elk Creek Christmas, at Elk Creek Winery, 150 Highway 330, Owenton

Music Featuring Losing Lucky

Friday, December 15, 5:00 pm – Sunday, December 17, 4:00 pm – Women’s Retreat: Earth Wisdom, Horse Wisdom, at Cedar Fire Farm LLC, 758 Beechridge Rd

Dr.Thecla Helmbrecht Howard and her guest faculty invite you to join us for a Women’s Weekend; “Earth Wisdom; Horse Wisdom”

Agenda: 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, December 15, 16, 17 “Earth Medine: the White Buffalo Woman” * Friday: Stepping into the Circle, Earth Meditation and Drumming: Acupuncture available (by Donation) ​* Saturday: Workshops “Healing Mother Earth” ; “Rock People and Crystal Healing” and “We are the Earth: Intuitive Medicines”. “Horses and Healing”; and closing ceremony. text me at 502-376-4367 to save your spot! (More to Follow)

Scrumptious food will be provided throughout the weekend
Cost is $250 per person all inclusive.
Stepping into the circle begins at 6 pm Friday evening and closing circle is finished about 4 pm Sunday evening
What to bring:
Bedroll and all toiletries, comfortable clothing and riding clothes, boots or hard soled shoes.
You are welcome to sleep in the cabins dormitory style or tent if you’d wish!
RSVP to hold your space
PS: any group that has 5 or more participants will get a $75.00 discount. Payment options available.

5:00 pm – 7:30 pm A Wizarding Christmas Extravaganza, at The Lancaster at St. Clair, 306 Wapping St

A “Wizarding Christmas Extravaganza” occurs in December on 12/15 – 12/17 and 12/22-12/23 and 12/29 – 12/31. Purchase tickets now.

This event is for families and fans who enjoy fantasizing about wizards, magic, and enchantment. A “Sorting” ceremony, a wand making station, a potion station, our trolley cart, wizard interaction, and an enchanting dinner, are all part of this magical holiday treat.

The event is held at The Lancaster at St. Clair in Frankfort, KY.  – CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

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.

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

6:00 – 8:00 pm – Visit Santa at The Distillery, at Buffalo Trace Distillery, 113 Great Buffalo Trace

Have your children get their wish list ready for Santa as you celebrate the season with Jolly old Saint Nick on December 8th & 9th and 15th & 16th in the Visitor Center from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

 

6:00 pm – A Charlie Brown Christmas LIVE, at Thornhill Learning Center, 700 Leslie Ave

See the beloved classic Christmas story LIVE on stage!

 

 

6:00 pm – Merry Fit-Mas Pajama and Pancake Party!, at The Fit Factory, 223 South Main St, Lawrenceburg

Join us in our annual Fit-Mas party! This year we have decided to go comfortable. Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite breakfast dish, and a wrapped ornament ($10 limit) And be ready to laugh and have a blast with your Fit Family during our reindeer games!

6:00 – 8:30 pm – Kentucky Wild Horse, at Bird Dogs Coffee, 101 W Seminary St, Owenton

Kentucky Wild Horse

Kentucky Wild Horse takes its name from an old Eastern Kentucky fiddle tune that was played by Wolfe County fiddler Darley Fulks (1895-1990). Kentucky’s older music traditions are the inspiration for this talented group of veteran singers and instrumentalists. Their repertory consists of old-time and bluegrass songs and fiddle tunes learned from the many older Kentucky musicians they have known over the years as well as newer original songs that reflect on life in the region today. Along with the songs and tunes, Kentucky Wild Horse audiences are treated to stories of the wise and colorful characters whose music inspired the band.

 

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.

6:00 – 9:00 pm – Live Music with Danny Frazier and Marty Connor, at Verona Vineyards, 13815 Walton Verona Rd, Verona

Danny Frazier and Marty Connor will be joining forces with their combined talents at Verona Vineyards on Friday, 12//15 from 6:00-9:00. Don’t miss this opportunity to see these guys perform together.

Chef Craig will also be serving a variety of delicious appetizers, entrees, and desserts form the Verona Vineyards Kitchen.

 

 

 

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 – Painting with Paula!, at Gogh Crazy, 800 Main Street suite 15, Shelbyville

Come paint a beautiful Christmas scene! Cost is $30.00. Payment is due upon arrival! There are only 18 spots available, so please RSVP in the comments below if you plan to come!

 

Live music, at Bourbon on Main, 103 West Main (KY 420), Frankfort

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

 


Saturday, December 16, 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 – 11:30 am – Christmas Bird Count, at Buckley Wildlife Sanctuary, 1305 Germany Road

Please dress for the weather and wear sturdy hiking shoes./boots. Things to bring: binoculars, camera, bird ID book, refillable water bottle. Please Barb Cornett (859) 873-3271 to RSVP.

8:00 am  – 3:00 pm – 2017 Reindeer Rampage – A Crossfit Unbridled Competition, at CrossFit Unbridled, 770 Wilkinson Blvd

Join us for our 3rd Annual “Reindeer Rampage” – A Crossfit Unbridled Competition. 2 person teams (M/M and F/F) with Rx and Scaled divisions. $100 per team.

3 workouts + 1 Floater for all teams. Top 3 teams in Rx and Scaled will have a 5th Championship workout.

Minimum Work Requirements:

Any athlete:
Burpees
Rowing
Bike
Running
Wall Balls
Flip tires, push/pull sleds, sandbag carry, etc
KB Swing/Snatches
Barbell lifts

Rx / Scaled:
Double Unders (Rx) – Singles (Scaled)
Box jumps 24/20” (Rx) – Box Step ups (Scaled)
C2Bs (Rx) – Pullups (Scaled)
Toes to Bar (Rx) – Knees above hip crease (Scaled)

HSPUs, HS Walks, Pistols, Rope Climb, MUs and other advanced movements may be in the Championship WOD

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 – 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.

10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Santa Claus is Coming to KECU, at Kentucky Employees Credit Union, 100 Moore Dr

Kentucky Employees Credit Union invites our members and their families to join us on Saturday, December 16 from 10 AM till noon to enjoy a visit from Santa and his elves, crafts, treats, and other fun surprises!

 

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 – Holiday History Train Display, at the Kentucky Historical Society, 100 West Broadway

This privately owned Lionel operating layout features three “o” gauge trains (100 or more car) running simultaneously. The trains simulate steam engine smoke and have working horns. Regular KHS admission applies.

Experience the magic of trains with the Holiday History Train Display. This privately owned Lionel operating layout features three “O” Gauge trains (100 or more cars) running simultaneously. The trains simulate steam engine smoke and have working horns. The display includes working crossing lights and carnival rides plus other accessories.

KHS is complementing the model train with never-before-displayed images from its collection.

Display will run Friday evenings and Saturdays – plus other special days – through Dec. 31. See history.ky.gov/events for full schedule.

Regular KHS admission applies:

Adults: $8 | Youth (6-18): $6 | Veterans: $6
Children (5 and under), KHS and KJHS members: FREE

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10:00 am – 9:00 pm – Christmas Gift Craft Day For Youngsters And Young At Heart, at Gogh Crazy, 800 Main Street suite 15, Shelbyville

2 Hour Sessions. 10-12. 4-6. 7-9 (adults only session) Lots of projects from which to choose. Projects individually priced. Make it a family day, drop off the school aged kids, or come work on something yourself.

10:30 am – 12:00 pm Kids Class: Holiday Traditions, at the Kentucky Historical Society, 100 W Broadway St

Celebrate the holidays with us! Learn about cultural holiday traditions celebrated by Kentuckians past and present. Play traditional games that kids from the past enjoyed around the holidays and design your own decorations, including hand-dipped candles, to take home.

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.

 

 

10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Santa Trains!, at the Bluegrass Railroad Museum, 175 Beasley Rd, Versailles

When snowflakes start to fly in Kentucky, Santa and Mrs. Claus bring Holiday Cheer to the Bluegrass Railroad Museum!

Six trains will be available this year! On Saturday the 9th and the 16th, we’ll have trains at 11 am and 2 pm. On Sundays, the 11th and 18th, we’ll have only the 2 pm train.

Once the train pulls out of the station for a two hour train ride, Santa visits with every child. Our Conductors and Car Hosts will help you pass the time while waiting for your turn with the jolly old elf. Enjoy singing carols, watching the winter countryside or just relaxing with your family. At the end of the ride, there are candy canes for everyone before Santa gives his final farewell.

Unfortunately, we don’t offer restrooms onboard the train.

You may purchase tickets online. The larger your party is, please arrive earlier, such as 10:15 for the morning trains, or 1:15 for the afternoon trains. It will be easier to seat you together if you board early.

Santa Trains will not feature a stop at our Kentucky River Overlook. We won’t be viewing the river.

11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Mixed Media Winter Landscapes, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

Tweens and Teens grades 3-12: Be inspired by the beauty of winter and create a one-of-a-kind mixed media creation. Explore different techniques used in the world of mixed media. Register @ http://www.pspl.org under the calendar tab.

 

 

 

11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Fairy Garden Make & Take, at Wilson Nurseries, 3690 East West Connector – Route 676

Create a magical “green” world for fairies & exercise your creativity in this Fairy Garden Make & Take workshop. Add itty bitty plants, fairy cottages, stepping stones & exquisite tiny details like mini bird baths, forest animals & tiny watering cans to create a perfect home for the fairies. This workshop is kid-friendly. $45 fee includes a vessel with potting soil, three itty bitty plants, decorative stones, mosses & other natural elements. Fee also includes a $20 gift card so that you can purchase additional fairy ornaments or items.

 

12:00 – 3:00 pm – A Wizarding Christmas LUNCH, at The Lancaster at St. Clair, 306 Wapping St

DESCRIPTION

A wizarding theme family Christmas dinner! An Adult and Kid Friendly Dinner, with magical elements, food and music. Come spend the evening with us for this One-of-a-Kind Event! Cash Bar Available.

The Catering Company of Louisville will be serving a wizard Inspired dinner! There will be vegetarian options available upon request.

It will be an interactive wizarding inspired event, with multiple interactive experiences including a wand making station! You will feel like you stepped right into the movie!

Get tickets HERE

 

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, Smash Up, Evolution, Formula Motor Racing, and many more!

2:00  – 3:15 pm – Frankfort School of Ballet presents “The Nutcracker”, at the Grand Theatre Frankfort, KY, 308 Saint Clair St

The beloved holiday classic returns to the historic Grand Theatre in downtown Frankfort! Come support local students as they whisk you off to the Land of the Sweets with Clara and her Nutcracker Prince.

School Shows December 15th at 9 am and 12 pm, tickets $5 (for students, $10 for everyone else).
Public Shows December 16th at 2:00 and 6:30 pm, $10 regular seating $15 preferred seating.

Call (502) 226-6443 for tickets and more information, stop by our studio or email Crystal at production.fsb@gmail.com.

2:00 – 4:00 pm – Dynamic Doers: DIY Ornaments, at the Woodford County Library, 400 Northside Dr, Midway

(Ages 11-18) Teens drop in anytime between 2 and 4pm to create an original ornament with glitter, paint, ribbon, and more. All materials provided. Call 846-4014 to sign up. At the Midway Branch.

 

 

 

 

4:00 – 5:00 pm – Winery Tour with Tony, at Brianza Gardens and Winery, 14611 Salem Creek Rd, Verona

$10 ($5 for Wine Club Members and under 21)

Owner Tony Parnigoni takes you on a tour of Brianza from the vine to wine.

Learn about the grapes and vines that go into our estate produced wine and the winemaking process with tastings straight from the tank!

The tour will start in the tasting room at 4:00.

4:00 – 7:00 pm – Shelbyville Music: Ty Cooper, at Talon Winery, 400 Gordon Ln, Shelbyville

5:00 pm – 7:30 pmA Wizarding Christmas Extravaganza, at The Lancaster at St. Clair, 306 Wapping St

A “Wizarding Christmas Extravaganza” occurs in December on 12/15 – 12/17 and 12/22-12/23 and 12/29 – 12/31. Purchase tickets now.

This event is for families and fans who enjoy fantasizing about wizards, magic, and enchantment. A “Sorting” ceremony, a wand making station, a potion station, our trolley cart, wizard interaction, and an enchanting dinner, are all part of this magical holiday treat.

The event is held at The Lancaster at St. Clair in Frankfort, KY.  – CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

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

 

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5:00 – 8:00 pm – Ugly Christmas Sweater Night with Live Music with Mark Aulick, at Verona Vineyards, 13815 Walton Verona Rd, Verona

Break out your ugliest Christmas Sweater and get in the holiday spirit as you join us for a night of wine, music and friends.

Singer/Songwriter Mark Aulick will be performing at the vineyard from 5:00-8:00

Chef Craig will also be in the kitchen making some delicious appetizers, entrees and desserts so come out and make a night of it.

Great Wine, Good Friends, Delicious Food, and Live Music.

No Reservations Needed

 

 

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

5:30 – 8:00 pm – 2nd Annual Christmas Walk, at Schoolyard Winery, 14923 Walton Verona Rd, Verona

Come to the winery and enjoy the 2nd annual Christmas walk. Vote on your favorite Christmas tree. If you would like to decorate a tree, please contact Gary at 859-814-4126. Warm Christmas Break wine will be available for purchase by the glass.

6:00 pm – A Charlie Brown Christmas LIVE, at Thornhill Learning Center, 700 Leslie Ave

See the beloved classic Christmas story LIVE on stage!

6:00 – 8:00 pm – Visit Santa at The Distillery, at Buffalo Trace Distillery, 113 Great Buffalo Trace

Have your children get their wish list ready for Santa as you celebrate the season with Jolly old Saint Nick on December 8th & 9th and 15th & 16th in the Visitor Center from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

6:00 – 8:00 pm – Watch for the Light – A Christmas Musical Concert, at First United Methodist Church Frankfort, 211 Washington Street

Join the congregation of First United Methodist Church in celebrating the Christmas season by “Watching for the Light” . This musical concert will feature the First United Methodist choirs, adult handbells, string quartet, brass quintet, First Spark Dancers. The special guest for the evening will be operatic soprano, Gabrielle Barker. Admission is free.

6:30  – 7:45 pm – Frankfort School of Ballet presents “The Nutcracker”, at the Grand Theatre Frankfort, KY, 308 Saint Clair St

The beloved holiday classic returns to the historic Grand Theatre in downtown Frankfort! Come support local students as they whisk you off to the Land of the Sweets with Clara and her Nutcracker Prince.

School Shows December 15th at 9 am and 12 pm, tickets $5 (for students, $10 for everyone else).
Public Shows December 16th at 2:00 and 6:30 pm, $10 regular seating $15 preferred seating.

Call (502) 226-6443 for tickets and more information, stop by our studio or email Crystal at production.fsb@gmail.com.

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.

7:00 – 10:00 pm – Rhythm & Ribs, at G. Gerrads, 76 C Michael Davenport Rd

come out and enjoy live music and great food

Frankfort Children Singers Christmas Concert7:30 pmFirst Baptist Church, 201 St. Clair St.

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

Phat Mattress Christmas Party, at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559

8:00 pm – 12:00 am – EdenspeaK, at Bourbon Street on Main, 204 S Main St, Lawrenceburg

Our Debut in Lawrenceburg. Come out and have fun with us and enjoy good food and great drinks!


Sunday, December 17, 2017

11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Special Christmas Play, at St. Paul United Methodist Church, Frankfort, Kentucky, 1800 Louisville Rd

Be sure to come and invite friends and family to our 11:00 am service on December 17! A Special Christmas Play, featuring many of our young folks, as well as the Power Choir and the Adult Chancel Choir. Following at noon we will share a festive meal together– with a special guest…

11:00 am – 8:00 pm – Pollo Bandido, 225 W Main Street. Have you tried our newest downtown venue open on Sundays? Pollo Bandido is open on Sundays from 11:00 am – 8:00 pm….and they deliver! More info HERE

12:30 – 4:00 pm – Santa Trains!, at the Bluegrass Railroad Museum, 175 Beasley Rd, Versailles

When snowflakes start to fly in Kentucky, Santa and Mrs. Claus bring Holiday Cheer to the Bluegrass Railroad Museum!

Six trains will be available this year! On Saturday the 9th and the 16th, we’ll have trains at 11 am and 2 pm. On Sundays, the 11th and 18th, we’ll have only the 2 pm train.

Once the train pulls out of the station for a two hour train ride, Santa visits with every child. Our Conductors and Car Hosts will help you pass the time while waiting for your turn with the jolly old elf. Enjoy singing carols, watching the winter countryside or just relaxing with your family. At the end of the ride, there are candy canes for everyone before Santa gives his final farewell.

Unfortunately, we don’t offer restrooms onboard the train.

You may purchase tickets online. The larger your party is, please arrive earlier, such as 10:15 for the morning trains, or 1:15 for the afternoon trains. It will be easier to seat you together if you board early.

Santa Trains will not feature a stop at our Kentucky River Overlook. We won’t be viewing the river.

1:00 – 3:00 pm – Santa Clause is coming to the Winery, at Elk Creek Winery, 150 Highway 330, Owenton

Santa will be at the winery on December 17th from 1-3pm to raise money for the local boy scouts! Bring your family to take pictures in front of the Christmas Tree from 1-3pm with Santa! If you have a fur baby, Santa will be available to take photos OUTSIDE by the hearth from 3-4pm (please note that no animals can be inside the winery or anywhere that food is being served). Feel free to bring your camera or phone to snap your own pictures, and if you’d like the scouts to send you an electronic photo you will just need to provide an email address. All donations are appreciated.

1:00 – 9:00 pm – Sunday Bloody Fun Day, at Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe, 235 W Broadway. Relax on your Sunday, grab breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner with new extended hours, 8:00 am – 9:00 pm. Take the edge off with the Specialty Bloody Mary Bar. Info HERE

2:00 pm – A Charlie Brown Christmas LIVE, at Thornhill Learning Center, 700 Leslie Ave

See the beloved classic Christmas story LIVE on stage!

2:00 – 3:30 pm – Miniature Gifting Gardens, at Wilson Nurseries, 3690 East West Connector – Route 676

Gardening in miniature just might get you hooked in a big way. In this DIY workshop, you’ll create a personalized, small-scale garden that keeps growing more magical throughout the season using tiny plants & accents to tell a story. A great workshop for all ages and those who would enjoy a tabletop winter garden to keep you growing.
Fee includes a choice of several styles of vessels, soil, mosses and natural materials, plus instruction and assistance to transport you into an imaginary and inspirational place. Enjoy itty bitty refreshments as you work. Makers will be given a $15 credit for plants and accessory add-ons on the day of the workshop.

2:00 – 5:00 pm – Live Music with Elizabeth Weyer, at Verona Vineyards, 13815 Walton Verona Rd, Verona

Singer/Songwriter Elizabeth Weyer will be performing at Verona Vineyards from 2:00-5:00 on Sunday 12/17.

Come out and check out this amazing young talent.

2:00 pm (preview starts at 12:00 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 12 pm.  Check out photos of their items on Facebook HERE.  Info: (859)743-2472 or on their website HERE.

 

 

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

6:00 – 8:00 pm – Watch for the Light – A Christmas Musical Concert, at First United Methodist Church Frankfort, 211 Washington Street

Join the congregation of First United Methodist Church in celebrating the Christmas season by “Watching for the Light” . This musical concert will feature the First United Methodist choirs, adult handbells, string quartet, brass quintet, First Spark Dancers. The special guest for the evening will be operatic soprano, Gabrielle Barker. Admission is free.

 


Monday, December 18, 2017

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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Lime margarita, $2.99 at Mi Fiesta, 334 St. Clair St.

 

4:30 – 5:30 pm – Perler Bead Ornaments, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

Teens grades 6-12! Make a beautiful ornament to celebrate the holiday season. Get creative with unique designs and color combos Register @www.pspl.org under the calendar tab.

5:30 – 6:30 pm Genealogy Conversations, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

Come talk about what you’re currently working on, your successes, and your brick walls. It will be a give-and-take conversation — you might be able to help someone, and they might be able to help you. These Conversations will be led by Mark Kinnaird, who also teaches classes on the library’s genealogy databases. While Conversations will not be a class, we hope that participants will learn from each other through discussions.

For more information, please contact Mark at 502-352-2665 x107 or mark@pspl.org. And please share with friends who are interested in genealogy!

No registration

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

6:00 pm – “Make and take” wreath making class, at Little City Market, 314 St Clair St

10 year old Kendra will hold another “make and take” wreath making class! The first one she did was great, so we’re giving her he opportunity to do it again. It’s $5/wreath made. All supplies provided.

6:00 – 8:00 pm – Minecraft Monday, at the Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe, 235 W Broadway. Every Monday, the cafe has a dinner special, designed by Chef Annie, for the entire family. Minecrafters of all ages connect to the Coffeetree server and play together! Info HERE

6:30 – 7:30 pm – Monday Yoga At The Bike Shop, at Small Batch Cyclery, 835 Louisville Rd

 

7:00 – 8:00 pm Mystery Book Group: Silent Nights, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

Silent Nights by Martin Edwards

The Mystery Book Group meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 7:00pm. Please join us for entertaining reading and an hour of discussion. New members are always welcome! If you have questions or wish to join this group, please contact Diane Dehoney at 352-2665 x108 or diane@pspl.org.

7:30 – 10:30 pm – Jim Brickman: A Joyful Christmas, at the Grand Theatre Frankfort, KY, 308 Saint Clair Street

Be part of the holiday concert tradition of the season with Grammy nominated songwriter and piano sensation Jim Brickman as he celebrates A Joyful Christmas at the Grand Theatre.

Jim Brickman delivers the sound and spirit of the season with carols, classics, and original songs on his 21st holiday tour. Holiday music brings yuletide memories to life as Brickman helps you escape from the holiday hustle-bustle and keeps your days merry and bright.

Bring your family, friends or that special someone and make Jim Brickman your new holiday tradition. Celebrate the faith, love and togetherness that we value most this time of year and share in the celebration of A Joyful Christmas.

Happy Hour all night and Monday Night Football on big screens, $10 buckets, at Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559


Tuesday, December 19, 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

Admission

(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

 

 

 

3:00 – 7:00 pm – Happy Hour, Fiesta nachos, $7.49, 20 oz domestic beer, $2.99, at Mi Fiesta, 334 St. Clair St.

4:00 – 6:00 pm – W.I.N.O.S (Women In Need Of Sanity) Ladies Night, at Prodigy Vineyards and Winery, 4686 Versailles Road

Ladies can get their favorite glass of wine at half the price. Includes Wine Frappé (Slush) when on tap.

Prodigy Winery Logo

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

6:00 – 7:00 pm – Painting 101, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

We will explore the technique of layering cool colors over warm ones by painting a pasture scene. Any level painter is welcome, but please register at 502-484-3450. This class is for adults and children 12 and over accompanied by an adult.

 

 

7:00 pm – Trivia hosted by Jamey Wiglesworth, at Buddy’s Pizza, 212 W Broadway. Cash prizes for 1st and 2nd place! Happy Hour everyday 4:00-7:00 p.m. with $1 off all craft draft beer. Info: 352-2920.

9:00 pm – 12:00 am – Karaoke, at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559


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Upcoming Events in Frankfort & Franklin County; December 11th Edition

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