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Capital Living Event Highlights - Friday

Highlights for Friday, March 16th, 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 16, 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 pm – 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 pm – 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/YogaforSeniorsMarch16.
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.

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 – 6:00 pm – Tractor Day, at the Woodford County Library, 115 N Main St, Versailles

(Families) See and climb aboard real tractors. Prizes too! Call 873-5191 or click on the link below to sign up.

5:00 – 9:00 pm – Jammin’ At Jeptha! feat Bent Penny 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: Bent Penny Band
Dinner Menu: Four Moore’s

5:30 – 10:00 pm – Celtic Nation Tasting Menu, at Holly Hill Inn, 426 N Winter St, Midway

Experience the delectable dishes of Ireland just in time for St. Patrick’s Day with the Celtic Nation gourmet tasting menu March 16-17 at Holly Hill Inn in Midway.

Chef Tyler McNabb’s four-course menu features entrées of Roasted Leg of Lamb, Seared Atlantic Sea Bass and Forager’s Pie, a rich vegetable stew baked in an individual-size cast-iron skillet. An Irish Whiskey-Bourbon Whiskey taste-off will be available, as well as special beers and wine pairings. Tickets for the Celtic Nation dinner are $55, including tax and gratuity


Served March 16-17
Four courses, $55, including tax and gratuity

Starter (optional)
Corned Beef and Lamb Terrine
Tender beef and lamb tongue molded, chilled and sliced with dressed English peas, and mint jelly $14

Oysters on the Half Shell
With cucumber mignonette $3.50 each

Steamed Mussels
With diced potato, celery and apple, hard cider, Dijon, Pernod and a splash of cream $12 per dozen

Amuse Bouche
With smoked mackerel crème fraiche

Caraway Buckwheat Galette
Filled with thin sliced Broadbent country ham and wilted spinach, topped with a poached local egg, and sauced with Dijon cream

Caraway Buckwheat Galette
Filled with capriole goat cheese and sage, topped with apple, red onion and walnut chutney

Seafood Chowder
Flaked white fish, wild caught shrimp, and little clams in a rich broth with potato, leek, bacon and fresh herbs

Emerald Isle Kale Salad
Massaged kale greens tossed in Kenny’s Kentucky Blue dressing with soda bread croutons and apricot chutney

Forager’s Pie
Rich stew of wild and foraged mushrooms, with root vegetables, local chestnuts and pearl onions, piped Yukon gold potato puree, baked until brown and bubbly in a baby cast iron skillet

Rosy Roasted Leg of Lamb
Glazed in rosé red currant reduction, with roasted winter vegetables and traditional mint sauce

Seared Atlantic Sea Bass
Watercress pureed with vermouth, baby carrots and tourneed Yukon gold potatoes, sauced with porcini and leeks in cream

Cheese (optional)
Bluegrass Cheese Board $14

Tali’s Apple Cake with Crank and Boom Bourbon Honey Ice Cream
Dark Chocolate and Irish Stout Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce

6:00 – 8:15 pm – Brian Tolle and Michael Tolle, at Bird Dogs Coffee, 101 W Seminary St, Owenton

Your favorite Classic Rock performed by Brian and Michael Tolle – back together again! Sounds like they were never apart! Let them take you back in time to your glory days! And bring your kids! They have as much fun as the adults😁

6:00 – 9:00 pm – Game Show Night, at Elk Creek Winery, 150 Highway 330, Owenton

Sign up as a group or individual to compete for prizes and gift certificates!

6:00 – 8:00 pm – Teen Movie Night, at the Woodford County Library, 115 N Main St, Versailles

(Ages 11-18) Come dressed in your favorite PJs and join us for a night of cozy fun at the Library. We will vote on which movie to watch as a group. Drinks and snacks will be provided, but feel free to bring your own blankets and pillows for extra comfort! *Call 873-5191 or click on the link below to sign up.

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. 3/16/18 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.



6:00 – 9:00 pm – Basket Weaving Class, at Gogh Crazy, 800 Main Street suite 15, Shelbyville

See Details and Register at at Ticket URL below. Limited seating, only 6 per class. We will bring in chairs with backs for this one. So you can settle in and get comfortable.

6:30 pm – Wine and Yoga, at Fit-Time for Women, 102 Brighton Park Blvd

Join Rebe Conley for an hour of relaxing and restorative yoga followed by a sampling of fine wines presented by Capital Cellars . Cost is $10 – please register at Fit-Time or by indicating you are coming on this post!

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.

7:00 – 9:30 pm – Crimes of the Heart, at First Presbyterian Church, 416 West Main Street

Hosted by Bluegrass Theatre Guild

Crimes of the Heart” is that most delicate of undertakings: a comedy about serious matters. It exists somewhere between parody and melodrama, between the tragic and the goofy. –Roger Ebert

The three MaGrath sisters are brought together for a reunion on the occasion of Babe shooting her husband. They gossip and confide about infidelities and adulteries, scandals and betrayals.

This show has adult themes that may not be suitable for children.

Beth Henley’s Crimes of the Heart will be performed at First Presbyterian Church March 8, 9, 10, 15, 16 and 17.

Lenny: Shellee Hayden
Chick: Allison Wells
Doc: Austin Davis
Meg: Erin Mentzer
Babe: Olivia McKown
Barnette: Nick Lafferty

Directed by: Sami Allison
Produced by: Katy Doyle
Costume Design by: Karen Hatter and Lane Lewis
Stage Manager Cassie Burke

The play will be performed by a spectacular cast. During the show, enjoy desserts and coffee from Ouita Michel’s Midway School Bakery!

7:00 – 9:30 pm – Titan Theatre Presents Catch Me If You Can, at Martha Layne Collins High School, 801 Discovery Blvd, Shelbyville

Please join us as the cast and crew of Titan Theatre take flight for Catch Me If You Can, a musical comedy about chasing your dreams and not getting caught!

Show Dates and Times:
Friday, March 9th – 7:00PM
Saturday, March 10th – 7:00PM
Friday, March 16th – 7:00PM
Saturday, March 17th – 2:00PM

Tickets are $10 for adults; $5 for students and children. Tickets will be sold at the door.

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

LoM St Patty’s Party,  drink specials:$3 Guinness, $4 Saint Patty’s punch, $5 Irish car bombs, at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559.

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