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Capital Living Event Highlights - Thursday

Highlights for Thursday, December 14th, 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 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.


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