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Wednesday, January 3, 2018

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 – 11:00 am – Baby Story Time, at the Woodford County Library, 115 N Main St, Versailles

(Ages 9-23 mo.) Songs, rhymes, stories, and activities for babies along with a favorite grown up. No sign up necessary.

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 – 6:00 pm – Job Fair! – Shelbyville, KY, at Feeders Supply, 128 Midland Blvd, Shelbyville

Hey, Shelbyville! We’re coming at you this February with a brand new Feeders Supply store at 128 Midland Blvd!

Want to join our team? Come to the job fair this Wednesday from 10am – 6pm for on-site interviews and find out what it means to be a part of the Pet Lovers Team! If you love pets and have a passion for helping people, then we want to interview you!

If you’re looking for a fun work environment, competitive pay, benefits, and opportunities for advancement, come to 128 Midland Blvd. for an interview this Wednesday!

11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Age Reversing Workout, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Follow a beginner’s DVD to boost your energy. This gentle workout is designed to improve posture and increase mobility.

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.

 

 

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.

4:00 – 5:00 pm – Teen Game Time, at the Woodford County Library, 115 N Main St, Versailles

(Ages 11-18) Hang out with friends and discover your next favorite game at the Library! Various board, card, and video games will be available for you to enjoy. Tasty snacks and drinks provided. No sign up necessary.

 

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 – 6:30 pm – Wednesday Night Supper, at VFW Post 4075, 104 E 2nd St

Come join us for Wednesday Night Supper. The 3rd we’ll be serving Fried Chicken, the 17th we’ll have a Taco Bar, and the 31st is Spaghetti. Bring the whole family!

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

 

6:00 – 7:00 pm – Yoga for Older Grown Ups, 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 – 7:00 pm – Bourbon 101, at CastlePost, 230 Pisgah Pike, Versailles

So you enjoy a glass of bourbon here and there … and you know that it’s important to Kentucky’s history and economy, but there’s so much more to learn about bourbon!

We’ll start 2018 with an overview of what, exactly, bourbon is plus take a brief look at bourbon’s history and how it’s made today. We’ll also cover how to nose and taste bourbon like a professional and will sample a variety of bourbons and near-bourbons to explore the differences among bourbon styles.

This class will launch our year-long “Bourbon University” with a new theme offered each month. No need to attend them all – mix and match as you like!

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 – Barrel Head Painting, at Verona Vineyards, 13815 Walton Verona Rd, Verona

We are very excited to present our newest painting activity with StudioRho Entertaining at Verona Vineyards. Come and paint an authentic, rustic, wine barrel head under the direction of our artist Rhonda. You can select to paint a monogram, phrase, pictures, anything you would like.

All of your supplies are included: paint brushes, paints, stencils, wooden wine barrel head.

Enjoy a glass of award winning wine and a cheese & cracker plate included in your registration fee.

Cost $55

You can now register for this class online by clicking on the following link

www.payit2.com/event/96568

 

 

 

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

Have you been looking for a way to improve physical strength, flexibility, and mental focus.

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, January 4, 2018

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

 

10:30 – 11:30 pm – Storytime, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Join Ms. Susan to enjoy great books, fun activities and crafts. 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.

4:00 – 5:00 pm – Creative Café: CD Scratch Art, at the Woodford County Library, 115 N Main St, Versailles

(Ages 11-18) Join us at the Library for this drop-in craft hour, where we’ll make something new every week! No sign up necessary.

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

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

 

5:00 – 8:00 pm – First Thursday: January!, Shelbyville, Kentucky

Come downtown and experience our once-a-month evening event! Many downtown businesses stay open until 8pm on the First Thursday of each month, just for you.

Maybe your own work hours prevent you from shopping downtown? Perhaps you just don’t think to come to downtown Shelbyville to browse, shop, or eat? This is a perfect opportunity to experience many of the stores, restaurants, and services that our beautiful downtown has to offer.

Participating businesses will be added to this description!

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

Come paint with us! $30 includes canvas, paint, and a drink of your choice! Lots of fun and fellowship ☃️❣️

6:00 – 7:00 pm – Busy Builders, at the Woodford County Library, 115 N Main St, Versailles

(Families) Kids and parents play with our Legos, manipulatives, straws and connectors, and more. No sign up necessary.

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.

6:30 – 7:30 pm – Film Discussion Group: Black Orpheus, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

Black Orpheus directed by Marcel Camus

A retelling of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth, set during the time of the Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro.

The Film Discussion Group meets on the first Thursday of every month at 6:30pm. Each member receives a copy of that month’s film to watch at home. At our meeting, we will then discuss things we liked, things we didn’t like, and everything in between. If you have questions or wish to join this group, please contact Ernie Dixon at 352-2665 x109 or ernie@pspl.org.

6:30 – 7:30 pm – Connections of Design Reception, at the Woodford County Public Library Midway Branch, 400 Northside Dr, Midway

(All welcome) A unique perspective of forms created by Kathleen Wille, Shelby Smarte, Diana Lineberry, Linda Wood-Busby, Becky Headley, and Brenda Ison. Art will be on display in the Midway Branch Library during the month of January.

6:30 – 7:30 pm – Library Writers’ Group, at the Woodford County Library, 115 N Main St, Versailles

(Teens and adults) Join this fun group of fellow wordsmiths and kick-start your imagination with creative writing exercises. All levels of experience are welcome. No sign up necessary.

6:30 – 8:30 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.

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

 

Ladies night, $3 wells, at the Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. 875-2559.


Friday, January 5, 2018

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 – 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.

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 – 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 – 10:30 am – Walk Away the Pounds, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Get 30 minutes of walking in every Friday. Follow the DVD to keep in shape.

10:30 – 11:00 am – Yoga with Instructor, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Join yoga instructor, Debby Angel, as she guides the yoga practice. Appropriate for all skill levels.

10:30 – 11:00 am – Yoga, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Improve your balance, endurance, strength, and flexibility at our weekly yoga sessions. Come follow various yoga DVDs that are appropriate for all skill levels.

Wear comfortable clothing and bring a beach towel
or exercise mat. Everyone is welcome!

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

2:00 – 4:00 pm – Community Rapid Response, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Get help finding a job, learn about unemployment insurance, training programs, resume help, etc.

Contact Heather Mullins at 859-292-2618 or heather.mullins@ky.gov.

3:15 – 4:30 pm – Student Library Council, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

Help plan upcoming programs and give book recommendations. All students in grades 5-12 are invited to attend.
Great leadership opportunity!

 

 

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

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

Singer/Songwriter Danny Frazier will be performing at Verona Vineyards on Friday, 1/5/18 from 6:00-9:00

Come out and join us for a night of live music, award winning wine, cold beer, and good friends.

The Verona Vineyards Kitchen will be open from 5:00-8:30 serving a variety of delicious appetizers, entrees and desserts.

 

5:00 – 9:00 pm – Jammin’ at Jeptha! feat Megan Stout, 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: Megan Stout Music

Buffet – $12
Menu: Taco bar with chicken and beef. Romaine lettuce, diced onions and tomatoes, homemade guacamole, salsa, sour cream, jalapenos, hard and soft tacos, refried beans and spanish rice.

 

5:30 pm – TNS Auction Antique Auction, at TNS Auction LLC, 480 Lexington Rd, Ste. #8 Woodford Plaza, Versailles

TNS AUCTION is located 480 Lexington rd, ste 8. Right inside Woodford Plaza. We hold Auctions every Friday at 530pm. Doors open for preview at 3pm.

5:30 pm (preview starts at 3:00 pm) – Public AuctionWaverly 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.

6:00 – 8:30 pm – Clay Beverly, at Bird Dogs Coffee, 101 W Seminary St, Owenton

Clay Beverly is coming to Bird Dogs! He may bring a band with him. Stay tuned for updates….

6:00 – 9:00 pm – 80’s Theme DJ Night Featuring DJ Junie Redden, at Elk Creek Winery, 150 Highway 330, Owenton

On January 5th from 6-9pm we will have an 80’s Theme DJ Night
Featuring DJ Junie Redden ~ there is no cost to attend the dance party and 80’s attire is encouraged

 

 

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.

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.

 

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

Live Music, at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559.


Saturday, January 6, 2018

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 – 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 – 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 am – 1:00 pm – Pottery class with Marianne Brown, at Frame Clinic and Art Alley, 100 W. Court Street, Lawrenceburg

Learn something new for the New Year! Oh so talented Lawrenceburg potter Marianne Brown will be teaching students how to make two elongated trays using the sgraffito carving technique in the clay. There are five or six colors to choose from and the designs are endless! Cost is $65 and must be prepaid upon reserving a spot. Call today – class size is limited! (502) 353-4238

 

11:00 – 11:45 am – Family Yoga, at Modus Lifestyle LLC, 602 Main Street, Shelbyville

Family Yoga fun, energetic and full of mindfulness with a focus on the family unit. All ages welcome. Bring a mat if you please. Walk-in welcome. Adults $15 children $8

12:00 – 5:00 pm – Board Game Blitz for Teens, at the Woodford County Library, 115 N Main St, Versailles

(Ages 11-18) Come get your game on at the Library, where we will whip out longer board games like Monopoly and Clue. Learn new indie games like Sheriff of Nottingham, Tokaido, Coup, and The Resistance. Food included! *Call 873-5191 to sign up.

1:00 – 3:00 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.

2:00 – 4:00 pm Genealogy Workshop: Getting Started with Genealogy, at the Kentucky Historical Society, 100 West Broadway

Make 2018 the year you begin your genealogy journey! Connecting to our ancestors is an amazing experience. While the research can feel daunting, our expert staff will get you started on a firm foundation.

We will cover the basics such as:

  • Research strategies
    • Online resources
    • Offline resources (libraries/archives)
    • Family interviews/artifacts
    • Family tree software
    • Using fundamental records (census, vital statistics, marriage, probate)
    • Organization/storage and sharing with family
    • Further educational resources to guide you on your way!

Admission: $8 for KHS members OR $10 + $8 general admission for others. Seating is limited. Pre-registration is required. To register, please call 502-564-1792, ext. 4408. For more information: ksrefdesk@ky.gov

 

 

2:00 – 4:00 pm – Saturday BINGO, at VFW Post 4075, 104 E 2nd St

2:00 – 10:00 pm – Bluegrass Horse Pulling Association Mid-Winter Pull, at Lakeside Arena, 1385 Duncan Rd

Bluegrass Horse Pulling Association Midwinter Pull
Contact James Humphrey 859-229-7559
Pull starting at 2pm EST

3:00 – 5:00 pm – Together Frankfort One Year Anniversary!, at Completely Kentucky, 237 W Broadway St

We 1st gathered Jan. 6, 2017 — it has been a year. What a year. Come by the 2nd flr meeting room at Completely Kentucky to share stories, catch up, get energized. VERY casual! Bring a snack/beverage to share.

3:30 – 4:30 pm – Women’s Recovery Support Group, at Panera Bread (Frankfort, KY), 101 West Ridge Drive

Weekly support group meeting for women with all types of addictions to any substance and/or behavior. You do not have to formally be diagnosed with an addiction. We invite you to attend even if you are struggling with things not typically considered an addiction such as food/body image issues, obsessive thought patterns, and anything else you would like to change but cannot seem to gain control over.

No RSVP required. We meet every Saturday at Panera in Frankfort. Attendance is free of charge but we do pass the hat at the end of the meeting. Even small donation amounts help us keep these meetings going.

To make it easier for you to identify us, we have ‘SMART Recovery Books’ sitting on the table. The facilitator will be there at least 30 minutes prior to the official meeting times and will be available after the meeting ends to answer questions etc.

Do you need more info now? Feel free to email us at farmoffice@goodacres.us or call Diana at: 8595503027

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

 

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

 

5:00 – 8:00 pm – Live music with Keith Rodgers, at Verona Vineyards, 13815 Walton Verona Rd, Verona

Singer/Songwriter Keith Rodgers will be playing from 5:00-8:00.

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.

 

5:30 – 7:30 pm – Live Music from The Touchables, at Brianza Gardens and Winery, 14611 Salem Creek Rd, Verona

Tasting room open for wine tasting 11 to 8.
Band plays from 5:30 to 7:30
Beer, Soda, Cheeses, Summer Sausage and other goodies are available for purchase or you are welcome to bring your own snacks.

 

 

6:00 – 8:00 pm – Last Call Trivia Night, at Jeptha Creed Distillery, 500 Gordon Lane, Shelbyville

Come one come all to Last Call Trivia! Where a bar tab is never trivial. A new feature starting Saturdays in January located in our clubhouse. $30, $20, and $10 gift cards will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Lastly, the bars open for delicious cocktails!

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 – Live At The Lesson Barn with Special Guest, at The Lesson Barn, 522 Washington St, Shelbyville

Kings Highway will be live at the Lesson Barn for an evening of blues music. Joining us will be Panda Gail Smithson and Bree Zlee Bodnar.

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

Live music, at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559

 

 


Sunday, January 7, 2018

9:00 am – 3:00 pm – CPR, AED, and First Aid Training, at Shelbyville Fire & Rescue, 1040 Main St, Shelbyville

CPR, AED, FIRST AID TRAINING OPPORTUNITY!
Shelbyville Fire and Rescue will be conducting American Heart CPR, AED, and First Aid training on Sunday, January 7, 2018 starting at 9:00 am at Station One located at 1040 Main Street. Class is open to the public. The fee is $20 for the CPR/First Aid card, plus, a new toy or monetary donation to the department’s annual toy drive. Please call 502.633.7101 to register.

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

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 (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.

 

 


Monday, January 8, 2018

 

 

 

 

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.

12:00 – 1:00 pm – What Are You Reading? Book Group, at the Woodford County Public Library Midway Branch, 400 Northside Dr, Midway

Mondays at 12pm (No WAYR on Dec. 25, Jan. 1, or Jan. 15.)
(Adults) Broaden your reading horizons. Share your favorite new book and author. Enjoy coffee, a snack, and lively discussions. No assigned books! No sign up necessary. At the Midway Branch Library.

5:00 – 7:30 pm – Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired? Join us for Chronic Disease Self-Management, a 6-week program series sponsored by the Dept. for Aging and Independent Living, Bluegrass Area Agency on Aging, Accessible Home Care of Frankfort, and PSPL.

Topics include techniques for dealing with problems/symptoms, exercise/physical movement, appropriate and effective use of medications, communicating effectively, nutrition, and evaluating new treatment options. Mutual support and success build confidence in the ability to manage health and maintain active and fulfilling lives!

This workshop is free to the public. As space is limited, please register online or at the Library. For more information, contact Diane Dehoney at 352-2665 x108 or diane@pspl.org.

Register: http://bit.ly/chronicdiseaseselfmanagement

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

Ready to succeed at your goals? Want to lose weight, learn a new skill, get your education? Learn tips to start and continue your resolution.

 

 

6:00 – 7:30 pm – Comic Book Maker, at the Woodford County Library, 115 N Main St, Versailles

(Ages 11-18) Do you like comics, manga, and Japanese cartooning? Learn how to show expression and emotion in your characters and practice penciling your own characters. Call 873-5191 to sign up.

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

 

 

6:00 – 8:00 pm – Cow Canvas Painting, at Gogh Crazy, 800 Main Street suite 15, Shelbyville

$30. Limited seating. 16×20 canvas w/ or w/o garland of leaves, vines, flowers, holly, etc…Step-by-step guided instruction. Cow sketch provided on canvas. Beer and wine available for purchase. Reservation required. Click “going” and we will message you a deposit request of $20. This will hold your seat.

6:30 – 7:30 pm – Andy Warhol Night, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

Teens grades 6-12! Be inspired by one of the greatest artists of the 20th century, Andy Warhol. Create a unique pop art creation. register @ http://www.pspl.org under the calendar tab.

6:30 – 7:30 pm – Midway Book Club, at the Woodford County Public Library Midway Branch, 400 Northside Dr, Midway

(Adults) The book club will meet to discuss Strength in What Remains by Tracy Kidder. All are welcome. No sign up necessary.

6:30 – 8:30 pm – Make A Personal Sign, at Michaels, 7000 John Davis Dr

JANUARY 8TH Michael’s has a free “Make a Personalized Sign” class-(with purchase of supplies). It is from 6:30 to 8:30- though it will not take that long for most people. The basic supplies are a wooden board and a paint pen. Come join me!

6:30 – 9:00 pm – Paint Your Own Bourbon Barrel Head, at Ricardo’s Grill & Pub, 110 Frankfort St, Versailles

Paint your own custom bourbon barrel head – it’s so simple! This class includes an authentic KY bourbon barrel head, stencils, supplies and easy, step-by-step instructions. Cost per barrel head is $45 and includes all supplies and materials.

Join us at Ricardo’s Gill & Pub in Versailles and bring your appetite, too! Class participants will be able to order & pay for their food/drinks from the menu during the class.

TO REGISTER: Please send Bourbonique a FB message with the following information:
1. The date of the class (1/8/18)
2. The number of barrel heads you would like to paint. (If you are registering a group, please send me each individual name).
3. A picture of the design(s) you would like (most choose from the “Finished Products” or “Mobile Uploads” photos on the Bourbonique page.)
4. Personalization info: Names/Dates you need on your barrel head.
5. The deadline to register is Tuesday, January 2, 2018.
6. Payment is due at the time of the class. We accept cash, check or debit using Venmo or Facebook (both free and secure).

Hope to see you there, feel free to bring a friend!

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


Tuesday, January 9, 2018

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

10:00 – 11:00 am – Toddler Tales, at the Woodford County Library, 115 N Main St, Versailles

(Ages 2-3) Children and caregivers, parents, and/or grandparents enjoy songs, rhymes, stories, and great activities. No sign up necessary.

10:00 am – 12:00 pm Family Workshop: Kentucky in the early 1800s, at the Kentucky Historical Society, 100 West Broadway

Using objects from KHS collections, students will discover the people, products and events that made Kentucky a leader among the states in early America. We’ll use a printing press to spread the news, try our hands at rope making, and learn why some Kentuckians were proud to be “half man, half alligator.” Best for ages 6 to 12, but all are welcome!

Instructor: Carol Bolton

Cost: $10 per family – parent and up to two children. $5 for each additional child participating. Members will receive $5 off the total registration cost.

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

Payment is due the day of the workshop. Workshops begin at the front desk of the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History.

11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Preschool Stories, at the Woodford County Library, 115 N Main St, Versailles

(Ages 4-5) Books, games, crafts, and music to enhance pre-literacy skills and to have fun. No sign up necessary.

11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Midway Preschool Story Hour, at the Woodford County Public Library Midway Branch, 400 Northside Dr, Midway

(Ages 5 and younger) Children (with a favorite adult) have fun with engaging books, songs, and activities. No sign up necessary.

11:00 am – 10:00 pm – Johnny Carino’s Pizza Tuesday!, at Carino’s Italian Frankfort, KY, 1303 US Highway 127 S

Join us for Carino’s Pizza Tuesdays! 8 inch pizzas are only $5 and draft beers are $2 all day long!

3:00 – 4:00 pm – Art Attack, at the Woodford County Public Library Midway Branch, 400 Northside Dr, Midway

(Grades K-4) Draw, trim, glue, paint, and create! Join us for a creative art project, a snack, and a story. At the Midway Branch Library.

December 5: Grumpy Cat Pictures
December 12: Popsicle Stick Christmas Tree
December 19: TP Roll Snowman
December 26: No Art Attack
January 2: Finger Puppets
January 9: Crayon Resist Snow Flakes
January 16: Doves
January 23: Shaving Cream Art
January 30: Penguins

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

 

6:30 – 7:30 pm – Spending and Eating Right, at the Woodford County Library, 115 N Main St, Versailles

(Adults) Learn to grocery shop more wisely to keep money in your pocketbook. We’ll talk about how to navigate the grocery store aisles and how to make a budget for food purchases. Presented by Elizabeth Creed Coots, Woodford County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences. Free. *Call 873-5191 to sign up.

6:30 – 7:30 pm – Meet Libby: Free eBooks and Audiobooks App, at the Woodford County Library, 115 N Main St, Versailles

(Adults) Learn how to download eBooks and audiobooks right to your smartphone or tablet with this user-friendly app. Taught by John Crawford. *Call 873-5191 to sign up.

7:00 – 8:00 pm – Murder Mystery Dinner, at CastlePost, 230 Pisgah Pike, Versailles

$75/per person including meal.
Ever wonder if there has been a murder at The Castle? Join us to see if you can figure out who the killer is. The show will be accompanied by a delicious meal fit for a king!

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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