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Capital Living Event Highlights - Friday

Highlights for Friday, March 2nd, 2018

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

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Friday, March 2, 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 – 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.

9:00 am – 5:00 pm – Salato Wildlife Education Center, #1 Sportsman’s Lane, Frankfort, Ky 40601

Adult $5.00
Youth (5 to 18) $3.00
Children Under 4 Free
Scheduled school groups and chaperones $3.00 (age 5 and older)

Annual Memberships
Individual Membership $20.00
Family $35 (includes all members of the immediate family)
Friend Membership $50 (family and 5 guests)

Salato Wildlife Education Brochure 2011-2

Download your Salato Wildlife Brochure HERE

Download your Trail and Birding Brochure HERE

Download your Trail and Exhibit Brochure HERE

For More Information call (502)564-7863 or 1(800)858-1549

9:30 – 10:30 am – Friday Coffee Club, at the Woodford County Library, 115 N Main St, Versailles

(Adults) Join us every other week to meet interesting personalities and discuss intriguing topics. Refreshments provided. Free *Call 873-5191 to sign up.

February 2: Lenny Schulman, writer for Blood Horse magazine
February 16: Victor Hazard, former Dean of Student Affairs at UK
March 2: Ray Corns, judge and storyteller
March 16: Erin Chandler, author of June Bug Versus Hurricane
March 30: John Van Willigen, anthropologist

Inclement weather: If Woodford County Library schools are closed, Coffee Club will not meet.

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.

10:00 – 11:00 am – Beginner Yoga for Seniors, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping St

Certified yoga instructor Karen Smither will lead seniors in chair hatha yoga with modifications for an easy and light workout. Please wear comfortable clothing.

Please register at http://bit.ly/YogaforSeniorsMarch2.
For more information, contact Diane at diane@pspl.org or 352-2665 x108.

Check out our other sessions! (register for each)
Friday, February 2 • 10:00am 

Friday, February 16 • 10:00am

Friday, March 2 • 10:00am

Friday, March 16 • 10:00am

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 – 5:00 pm – Local Youth Art Show, at Wakefield-Scearce Galleries, 525 Washington St, Shelbyville

March is National Youth Art Month which is a nationwide celebration of achievement in the arts by students K-12. We will be showcasing the creative talents of Shelby and Henry County youth during March. All are invited to visit and view the student’s art during business hours (10 am to 5 pm).

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!

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

12:00 – 3:00 pm – Books at Noon, at the Owen County Public Library, 1370 Highway 22 E, Owenton

We will be discussing-
Three Weeks to Say Goodbye by C.J. Box

Next month’s read-
Picking up The Crowning Glory of Calla Lily Ponder by Rebecca Wells

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 859-292-2918 or heather.mullins@ky.gov.

3:00 – 4:00 pm – Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday, at the Woodford County Public Library Midway Branch, 400 Northside Dr, Midway

(Families) Dr. Seuss ran a zoo – let’s do it too! Come celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday by creating silly animals and enjoying snacks and stories. This program will be held at the Midway Branch Library.

*Call 846-4014 or click on the link to sign up for this free program. http://www.woodfordcountylibrary.com/event/6361

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

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 My Old Kentucky OM Yoga Center, 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 – 8:30 pm – Friday Dinner, at Verona Vineyards, 13815 Walton Verona Rd, Verona

Chef Craig has a great menu prepared for this Friday, 3/2/18 to go with our award winning wines.

Dinner will be served from 5:00-8:30

No Reservations Necessary

We will also have music by Mike Hicks from 6:00-9:00

5:00 – 9:00 pm – Jammin’ at Jeptha! feat Handcar Prophets, 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: Handcar Prophets
Food: Four Moore’s

5:00 – 9:00 pm – Open Mic Night, at Elk Creek Winery, 150 Highway 330, Owenton

Open Mic Night is BACK! We welcome all musical talents to come and perform!

5:30 – 10:00 pm – Irish Pub Night, at Holly Hill Inn, 426 N Winter St, Midway

Join Holly Hill Inn for a celebration of all things Irish all month long!

This Friday and Saturday, March 2-3, chef Tyler McNabb will offer an a la carte menu full of tasty dishes inspired by Irish pubs and home cooks alike. The Irish food continues March 9-10, then a gourmet dinner menu is planned for the weekend of St. Patrick’s Day.

And don’t forget brunch! Full Irish Breakfast will be served Saturdays and Sundays in March, from 11 a.m. -2 p.m. Enjoy scones, smoked salmon, freshly-baked brown soda bread and more.

Menu details coming soon!

To reserve a seat for dinner or brunch, call (859) 846-4732 or email Donna at donna@hollyhillinn.com.

6:00 – 8:00 pm – Essential Oils 101, at Homegrown Yoga, 125 Big Sink Road Suite D, Versailles

Learn the basics of what an essential oil is, where it comes from, and what to look for in purchasing.

We’ll discuss the the basic three: lemon, lavender, and peppermint.

What are they used for, why do I need them, and how to use them safely.

Starter kits of these three oils are available for purchase while supplies last.

Reserve your space and pre-order your starter kit online or by calling:

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Purchase of kit is not required to attend this free workshop.

Class: FREE
Starter Kit: $26

6:00 – 9:00 pm – Girl Scout Cookies and Wine Pairing, at Verona Vineyards, 13815 Walton Verona Rd, Verona

Save the milk for breakfast and pair this year’s Girl Scout cookies with your favorite wines for a grown up tasting night.

We have paired your favorite Girl Scout Cookies with our award winning Verona Vineyards Wines and the results are spectacular.

Just imagine the decadent dark chocolate, toasted coconut, and sweet caramel of a Samoa paired with with our 2015 Cabernet Franc and its flavors of dark fruit, plum, oak and smoke. This is definitely not your kids milk and cookies.

Date: 3/2/18
Time: 6:00-9:00
Cost: $8.00*
No Reservations Necessary

*Additional wine and cookies will be available for purchase so you can continue your tasting at home.

6:00 – 9:00 pm – Live music with Mike Hicks, at Verona Vineyards, 13815 Walton Verona Rd, Verona

Singer/Songwriter Mike Hicks will be playing from 6:00-9:00.

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.

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:
624 Blade Ave
Frankfort KY 40601
*Payment will be refunded if minimum number of registrations are not received to secure venue.

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.

7:30 – 10:00 pm – Neat: The Story of Bourbon (2017), at the Grand Theatre Frankfort, KY, 308 Saint Clair St

NEAT: The Story of Bourbon at the Grand with Jim Beam Tasting

NEAT is a feature-length documentary that dives into the rich and storied world of bourbon. We learn what it takes to distill the worldʼs fastest growing spirit, as well as connect with the people that make the bourbon culture unique. Thematically, NEAT explores how the story of bourbon is about more than the liquid in the glass-it is about WHY you open a bottle and who is around you when you do. Bourbon has a way of taking you back in time. In a way, it forces you to slow down. Bourbon is a lesson in time: how to spend it, who to spend it with, and how to savor the moment.

Director: David M. Altrogge

Writers: David M. Altrogge, A.J. Hochhalter

Starring: Steve ZahnFreddie JohnsonMariAnne Barnes, Jimmy Russell,Denny Potter, Brent Elliot, Chester Zoeller, Greg Davis, Fred Noe, Dixon Dedmon, Chris Morris, Paul Steele, Jacquelyn Marie ZykanMichael Veach

Tickets: $15 – available online!

The Grand will also feature a bourbon tasting of Jim Beam brands!

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

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

Capital Living Covers Frankfort’s Social Scene…BE SEEN By Capital Living!!!

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