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Capital Living Event Highlights - Friday

Highlights for Friday, February 23rd, 2018

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

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Friday, February 23, 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.

8:00 am – 5:00 pm – Financial Health Credit Review, at Kentucky Employees Credit Union, 100 Moore Dr

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to have your credit reviewed by our team of credit specialists to find out your true credit score and how you could be saving money, improving your credit and your financial best-self – all for FREE.Membership isn’t required. Take advantage of this free service we offer. Call to schedule your appointment today at 502-564-5597 or email creditreview@kecu.org

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 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 – GIANT Spring Book Sale, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

Hosted by Friends of the Paul Sawyier Public Library

Friends of the Paul Sawyier Public Library
GIANT Spring Book Sale
Wednesday, February 21 – Saturday, Feb 24
(note: there is NO Tuesday sale day, this time!)
Library Community Room
319 Wapping St, Frankfort, KY 40601

No book or media will be priced over $1!
(no book lover can resist such a bargain!!!)

The first day of the sale, Wednesday
(note: there is NO Tuesday sale day, this time!),
is limited to Friends members,
including new friends who buy a membership at the door!
The “Friends only” night is a very popular event!
If you have never attended,
plan on stopping by to see what all the excitement is about!
New annual memberships and renewals will be available
at the Community Room entrance
for just $5 for individuals, $10 for families,
and $3.00 for seniors and students!

The sale will be open to the general public all day,
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday!

Paperback books are 25 cents,
large paperbacks are 50 cents,
and hardback books are $1.00!

Saturday is bag/box day for everyone!
Everything you can fit in a bag is just $2,
and everything you can fit in a box is just $5!!!
There is no limit on the number of bags and boxes!!!
It doesn’t get any better than that,
unless, of course, the book you wanted was sold before Saturday!

Sale days and hours
(note: there is NO Tuesday sale day, this time!):

. . . . . Wednesday, February 21, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Friends Preview Day

. . . . . Thursday, February 22, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm, General Public

. . . . . Friday, February 23, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, General Public

. . . . . Saturday, February 24, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, General Public, Bag and Box Day

So, mark your calendar!!!
We’re looking forward to seeing you at the sale!

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, 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.

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!

10:30 – 11:30 am – Fourth Friday Story Time, at the Woodford County Public Library Midway Branch, 400 Northside Dr, Midway

(Ages 0-5) Story time is a great opportunity to introduce babies, toddlers, and preschoolers to the library and work on important early literacy skills. Join us the fourth Friday of each month for books, games, music, and crafts. No sign up necessary. At the Midway Branch Library.

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

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

4:30 – 7:00 pm – Lenten Fish Frys, at the Church of the Annunciation, 105 Main St, Shelbyville

Lenten Fish Frys are about to begin. We will be streaming ballgames, videos or movies during the Fish Frys.

5:00 – 6:00 pm – Happy Hour Yoga at MOKO, at My Old Kentucky Om, 214 W 2nd St

“My Old Kentucky Om” Yoga Studio is set to officially open in March. During renovations, a few classes will be offered, to keep the Frankfort yoga community’s momentum going.

Join Shari Thompson RYT, for her increasingly popular “Happy Hour” yoga class.

This Vinyasa style class is fun, lighthearted and sure to get your blood pumping. An excellent way to start your weekend!

$10 drop-in or buy a 12 class package for $100

5:00 – 6:00 pm – Pokémon Time, at the Woodford County Library, 115 N Main St, Versailles

Click the link below or call (859) 873-5191 to sign up.
http://www.woodfordcountylibrary.com/event/6308

(Families) Love Pokémon? Come find some at the Library! Crafts and games too.

5:00 – 9:00 pm – Jammin’ at Jeptha! feat Straight Shot Band, 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: Straight Shot Band

Dinner Feature – $12
Menu: Hand Breaded fried cod sandwiches served on rye or white bread with coleslaw and potatoes.

5:00 – 11:00 pm – 3rd Annual Lobster Dinner, at Addie’s and The Woodford Inn, 140 Park St, Versailles

Our annual Lobster Dinner is back! Make sure to call ahead and make reservations for your party! We’ll post details in this event, and on our page!

❤🍽🦐 859-873-5600

We can’t wait to see you!

5:30 – 10:00 pm – Bistro Wine Nights, at Holly Hill Inn, 426 N Winter St, Midway

Chef Tyler McNabb is creating a special three-course pop-up menu for $25 during Bistro Wine Nights, Feb. 22-24, at Holly Hill Inn. Discounts on wine, by glass or bottle, will be available.

Reservations beginning at 5:30 p.m. To reserve a seat, go to hollyhillinn.com/reservations or call (859) 846-4732.

6:00 – 9:00 pm – Strolling Magician – Richard Darshwood, at Elk Creek Winery, 150 Highway 330, Owenton

RICHARD DARSHWOOD is Coming to Elk Creek
World traveled magician Richard E Darshwood will be presenting his one of a kind trickery on February 23rd at ECV!
He has performed at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, and personally entertained prominent stars such as Martin Scorsese, Jerry Bruckheimer, and Miranda Lambert. He will make your guests feel like celebrities as well!
The grandson of a Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circus clown and nephew to a grand stage illusionist, Richard claims to have been born to perform and continues to uphold the family tradition by sharing the joys of comedy and wonder with everyone he encounters.
There will be lots of audience involvement. With that slight smile that earned him the nickname “The Charming Trickster”, he will take you on a journey you won’t want to end.

6:00 – 9:00 pm – Live music with Hot Lips and Fingertips, at Verona Vineyards, 13815 Walton Verona Rd, Verona

The light jazz trio Hot Lips will be playing from 6:00-9:00.

Chef Craig will be serving a variety of appetizers, entrees, and desserts prepared specifically to go with our award winning wines

Come enjoy our Award Winning Wines, cold craft beer, good food, and great friends.

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.

6:30 – 8:30 pm – Friday Family Dance, at Thornhill Learning Center, 700 Leslie Ave

Would you like to learn to dance like your favorite characters from Victoria, Poldark, Firefly, Pride and Prejudice, or Emma?

Then join us on Friday nights for some family fun as we learn these fun, interactive dances that have been passed down for generations. Both the slightly more formal dances from the ballrooms of Poldark, Pride and Prejudice and Victoria as well as the more laid back dances at the village celebrations. All taught in a laid back, easy manner. No dance experience necessary and children are not only welcomed, but encouraged to attend. If you can walk, you can do these dances.

Pass the love of dance and movement on to future generations by joining us every Friday evening for a fun filled family night!
We look forward to dancing with you!

Place: Thorn Hill Learning Center Gymnatorium (700 Leslie Ave. Frankfort)
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 PM
Dates: Feb 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13, and 20
(April 13 will be an abbreviated dance night for our annual meeting and election starting at 7:45)

Dancer Fee
Entire Season: Per individual $25, Two people registered as partners $35 or Family Rate $45 for 3 or more members of the same family.
Single Dance: Individual $4, Couple $7, Family $10

Registration required by Feb 10. Send registration to:
CCHDM
624 Blade Ave
Frankfort KY 40601
*Payment will be refunded if minimum number of registrations are not received to secure venue.

6:30 – 9:00 pm – Downtown County Band, at Bird Dogs Coffee, 101 W Seminary St, Owenton

The Downtown County Band is comin’ downtown! Yep they’ll be playing at Fullilove’s, next to Bird Dogs!

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 with DJ Hooty Hoo at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559.


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