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Highlights for Friday, March 2nd, 2018
Don’t miss a minute of what’s going on this Weekend in and around the Frankfort Area!
Capital Living Covers Frankfort’s Social Scene…BE SEEN By Capital Living!!!
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.
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
Youth (5 to 18) $3.00
Children Under 4 Free
Scheduled school groups and chaperones $3.00 (age 5 and older)
Individual Membership $20.00
Family $35 (includes all members of the immediate family)
Friend Membership $50 (family and 5 guests)
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
(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.
Get 30 minutes of walking in every Friday. Follow the DVD to keep in shape.
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 email@example.com or 352-2665 x108.
Check out our other sessions! (register for each)
Friday, February 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.
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.
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
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).
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.
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
Get help finding a job, learn about unemployment insurance, training programs, resume help, etc.
Contact Heather Mullins at 859-292-2918 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
(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
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
Lenten Fish Frys are about to begin. We will be streaming ballgames, videos or movies during the Fish Frys.
“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
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
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.
Open Mic Night is BACK! We welcome all musical talents to come and perform!
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 email@example.com.
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.
Starter Kit: $26
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.
No Reservations Necessary
*Additional wine and cookies will be available for purchase so you can continue your tasting at home.
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.
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
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)
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.
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 Zahn, Freddie Johnson, MariAnne Barnes, Jimmy Russell,Denny Potter, Brent Elliot, Chester Zoeller, Greg Davis, Fred Noe, Dixon Dedmon, Chris Morris, Paul Steele, Jacquelyn Marie Zykan, Michael 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
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