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Capital Living Event Highlights - Saturday

Highlights for Saturday, March 17th, 2018

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

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Saturday, March 17, 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 – 1:00 pm – Mushroom Lunch and Workshop, at CastlePost, 230 Pisgah Pike, Versailles

Grow your own gourmet and medicinal mushrooms! Come join us and learn how to inoculate logs with various species of delicious and health promoting mushrooms. We will start the day with an interactive educational lecture, and then progress to a hands on demonstration.

8:00 am – 6:00 pm – KHJA Hunter Jumper Horse Show, at Lakeside Arena, 1385 Duncan Rd

KHJA Hunter Jumper Horse Show
Stall Reservations: Bruce Brown 859-489-4885
Show Starts 8:00 AM Saturday & Sunday
Showbills Available at www.lakesidearena.org under schedule as they become available from show secretary

For tickets and additional information, click HERE

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 – 11:00 am – Beginners 5 Week Pottery Wheel Class, at Elements Clay studio and stuff llc, 1210 Bonds Mill Rd, Lawrenceburg

Beginners wheel throwing class meets from 9am-11am on Saturday mornings starting on FEB. 24TH-MARCH 24TH This class covers the basic foundations to throwing bowls, mugs and plates on the pottery wheel. You will learn how to trim, add handles and glaze your pieces. Seating is limited to 4. Unfortunately every once in a while class is canceled due to low enrollment. You will receive a full refund if that occurs. Age 14 on up Class fee $175 per person.

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 – St. Paddy’s Day Fundraiser Tourney, at East Frankfort Park, 315 Hickory Drive

Hosted by Frankfort Disc Golf Association, Inc

Feeling lucky? Come out on the greenest day of the year and play a round in our fundraiser event!

Don’t forget to wear your green shirts, hats, and/or socks, because, arrive in the greatest color of all, not only will you not get pinched, you will be entered into a raffle for a pretty green disc. Just one of many awesome prizes! Be sure to follow the rainbow too, for you might find some hidden gold….gold discs for keeping that is.

Your contribution will help us install new tee pads on holes A-E (you know which ones we’re talking about).

Questions, comments, concerns? Feel free to ask!

10:00 – 11:00 am – Saturday Morning Vinyasa, at My Old Kentucky OM Yoga Center, 214 W 2nd St

Join Shari Thompson for a Saturday morning Vinyasa style yoga class. A great and invigorating way to start your Saturday.

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 – 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

10:00 am – 9:00 pm – Annual Irish Dinner, at the Meeting House Bed & Breakfast Cafe’, 519 Ann Street

10:00 am – 10:00 pm – St. Patrick’s Day in MidwayMidway, Kentucky

Sponsored by Coolmore America Ashford, and presented by the Midway Business Association.

Join all of the Midway Shops 10am to 5pm, and Restaurants from 11am to closing as we celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day in Midway for one and all! The Celebrations kick off at 10am with all of the Downtown Shops and sidewalk craft vendors promoting Specials.

The “Shamrock Parade” at 3pm will be led by Irishman Grand Marshall Midway University President John Marsden, Midway University Horses & Riders, Mayor Grayson Vandegrift, an Irish Court of Honor, the Midway City Firetruck, and many other entries. The World’s Tallest Leprechauns will also walk in the parade and then walk around tying balloons, etc. from 3-5pm.

The Five Downtown Midway Restaurants will be holding a “Shamrock Ramble”. Each restaurant will have a beverage, appetizer, and meal special. Start your Shamrock Ramble fun by getting your Free Ramble Ticket at any of the five restaurants. Enjoy any beverage, appetizer, or meal at each of the five restaurants, getting your ticket stamped at each. Leave your ticket at the fifth restaurant to be entered into a drawing to win one of the five great prizes donated by the restaurants.

“Go Green” in Midway! Midway Renaissance, Midway Community Garden, and Walter Bradley Park are showing off the “Green” with Evolve Electric Cars, Recycling, Solar Energy, Community Garden, and Walter Bradley Park information booths.

Erin Gogh Midway!

10:30 am – 12:00 pm – Creating a Refuge in Your Yard, at Wild Birds Unlimited (Frankfort, KY), 1100 US 127 S, Frankfort

Hosted by Frankfort Audubon Society

Have you ever wanted to create a wildlife habitat in your own yard, but you just weren’t sure how? If so, join us at Wild Birds Unlimited of Frankfort, Saturday, March 17th at 10:30am. Our guest speaker, Andrea Mueller, owner of Inside Out Design, will educate us on how we can create an oasis in our yards.

Through her company, Inside Out Design, Andrea specializes in complete outdoor spaces-from drainage, walls, patios, water and fire features, lighting and landscapes. She does everything to help create a complete outdoor oasis. When focusing on landscapes, she likes to use mostly native and some hardy non-native but non-invasive species, to create habitat for birds, butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. She is the first and only APLD (Association of Professional Landscape Designers) designer in the state of Kentucky.

If you are interested in attending, please contact the store to let us know. You can call us at 502-352-2891 or email us at wbufrankfort@gmail.com

11:00 am – 1:00 pm – Intro to Chakras, at Homegrown Yoga, 125 Big Sink Road Suite D, Versailles

Learn what Chakras are, what they mean for our lives, & how they work.

We will explore yoga postures to focus on each of the 7 chakras, sounds for each of the 7 chakras, and essential oils that coincide with each chakra.

Beginners welcome!

Cost: $40 per person

12:00 – 9:00 pm – Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Verona Vineyards, at Verona Vineyards, 13815 Walton Verona Rd, Verona

Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day at Verona Vineyards and Winery.

The festivities will kick off at 12:00 and we will be serving our award winning wines and a great selection of Irish beers throughout the day. Music with Dark Moll begins at 6:00pm. You don’t want to miss this amazing group!!!

In addition to our normal wine and beer line-up we will be offering the following Irish beers:

and Rhinegeist Luck on tap

Snacks: We will be offering our delicious house made cheese spreads and artisan cheese boards all day.

Dinner: Served 5:00-8:30. Menu coming soon.

No cover charge
No reservations necessary

1:00 – 3:00 pm – Model Horse Show and Painting, at the Woodford County Library, 115 N Main St, Versailles

(All ages) Come see dozens of beautiful horses and paint a Stablemate model. Limit of 20 models to paint. Call 873-5191 to sign up.

1:00 – 4:00 pm – Board Game Day, at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping Street

Drop in for some tabletop fun! Play board games from our collection, or feel free to bring your own. Available games include Dominion, Smash Up, Evolution, Formula Motor Racing, and many more!

Join us every 3rd Saturday of the month!

1:00 – 4:00 pm – Callback Slam, at the Woodford Theatre, 275 Beasley Rd, Versailles

Do you have an important callback coming up? Come learn the art of a successful callback with us at our Callback Slam! This will be an amazing learning experience for all young artists aged 14-18. It will take place on March 17th at 1:00 – 4:00 pm for only $50!

To register, email: vanessabeckerweig@woodfordtheatre.com

2:00 – 4:00 pm – Acrylic Painting Class- Pansies, at Michaels Stores (Frankfort, KY), 7000 John Davis Drive

This is a great subject for everyone ready for spring! In this class we will learn about placement, design and shading in color. As always “perfection is left outside the door” as we “invite creativity in”! At the end of this two hour class we will complete a 9 × 12 acrylic painting. Come join us. Take some time to explore the arts and your creative side.

2:00 – 4:00 pm – Dynamic Doers: Fun Pens for Teens, at the Woodford County Library, 15 N Main St, Versailles

(Ages 11-18) Teens, drop in anytime between 2 and 4pm and make a fun flower or feather pen. This event is held at the Midway Branch Library. Call 846-4014 or follow this link to sign up. http://www.woodfordcountylibrary.com/event/6370

2:00 – 4:00 pm – Bingo, at the VFW Post 4075, 104 E. 2nd St, two hours of Bingo games for $10 plus additional games and prizes throughout. Open to anyone 18 and older. Win up to $500 a game and our hall is smoke-free! 2:00pm. VFW Post 4075, 104 E. 2nd St. For more information call 227-2483.

2:00 – 4:30 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.

3:00 – 4:30 pm – 1:00 – 3:00 pm – Minecraft Jr., at the Woodford County Library, 115 N Main St, Versailles

Registration is required. Please call (859) 873-5191 to sign up.

(Ages 6-11) Kids create and play together in our own virtual Minecraft world. Participants must have their own Minecraft PC account. Please bring your own computer if possible. Limited to 10 participants. Free.

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

4:00 – 10:00 pm – St. Patrick’s Day Party, at Capital Cellars, 227 W Broadway St

Join us for the annual St. Patrick’s Day Party! Celebrate with Traditional Corned Beef and Cabbage, Irish Soda bread, beer, and Live Irish music from the “Irish Hats Gutbucket String Band” plus drink specials at the bar all night! Fundraiser for Hope Lutheran Church and community outreach projects

4:30 pm – 12:00 am – St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, at Amsden Bourbon Bar, 106 Court Street, Versailles

Come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this Saturday night! We will have games, drink specials, and Irish Stew (while supplies last).

This is not a kid friendly event. We will have a bar and a heater outside but Court Street won’t be closed for this event. Feel free to call ahead or instant message us to see how crowded we are on Saturday.

Hope to see you Saturday!

5:00 – 7:00 pm – Daddy/Daughter Dance, at CastlePost, 230 Pisgah Pike, Versailles

Bring your princess to The Kentucky Castle for a magical evening of music, dancing, pictures and real live Princesses. Create a night all about you and about her. Make a memory she’ll never forget.

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

5:00 – 10:00 pm – Frankfort Odd Fellows St. Patrick’s Pop-Up-Pub, at 317 W Broadway Street

Join the Odd Fellows Capital Lodge of Frankfort for a ST. PATRICKS DAY, POP-UP-PUB. The former Mitchell’s Clothing Store on Broadway in Downtown Frankfort, will be transformed into a one-night-only Irish Pub complete with live music, dancing, food and lots of West Sixth Brewing. Come for a unique, family friendly, St. Patrick’s Day experience. A $5 entry fee will support the Odd Fellows and our charitable work in the community.

5:15 – 7:15 pm – UK vs Buffalo Happy Hour Specials, at Mami Monchita’s, 610 Ridgeview Drive

Special Happy Hour prices during the UK vs Buffalo game on Saturday!
3 Large Screen TV’s
o Half Price Select Appetizers
o $4.00 House Margaritas & Sangria
o $2.50 Domestic Beer
o $3.50 Imported Beer
o $1.00 off all Specialty Drinks (Mojitos, Piña Colada, Cantaritos, Daiquiris, etc.)

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 – 8:00 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!

6:00 – 8:00 pm – Brianza St. Patrick’s Day Party, at Brianza Gardens and Winery, 14611 Salem Creek Rd, Verona

Come on out to Brianza to celebrate St. Patty’s Day in style.
That’s Amore Pizza will have a variety of pizzas available for purchase from 4:00 – 7:00

Marty Connor Band plays party tunes 5:30 – 7:30.

There will be games throughout the night and a prize goes to the person showing the most St. Patrick’s Day spirit. So get your green gear ready and we will get our green wine ready!

6:30 – 7:15 pm – Puppy Start Right, at LIFE House for Animals, 14 Fido Ct, Frankfort

Train your puppy from the start before they pick up bad habits. Get the socialization your pup needs, Go to www.paulaspawsitivedogtraining.com for more info and sign up

6:30 – 8:00 pm – Good Shepherd Run for the Gold 3K, Downtown Frankfort, Canoe Kentucky, 301 W. Main St.

The 10th Annual Good Shepherd Run For The Gold 3K is on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 6:30 pm. The Run for the Gold benefits the Visual and Performing Arts Program of Good Shepherd Catholic School in Frankfort, KY.

This race is part of the 2018 Frankfort Striders Race Series.

Packet Pick-Up is March 16 and March 17 from 9:00am-6:00pm at CKY:Canoe Kentucky 301 W. Main St.

END TIME: 8:30pm EDT
PRICE: $17.00 Race Fee + $3.00 SignUp Fee
REGISTRATION: Price increases to $25.00 after March 13, 2018 at 11:59pm EDT

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 – 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 pm – Seussical Performance, at Anderson County High School, 1 Bearcat Dr, Lawrenceburg

Tickets will be on sale before the Performance. Adult tickets are $8. Student tickets are $5. We accept cash and check payments. Doors will open 30 minutes before each performance.

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

Saint Patrick’s Day party, music with Dudley Roberts and DJ Hooty Hoo, drink specials: $3 Guinness, $4 Saint Patty’s punch, $5 Irish car bombs, at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559

9:00 pm – 1:00 am – Hicktown Romeo, at Parlay’s Tavern, 1410 Versailles Rd, Ste 3, Frankfort

Gonna be a St. Patty’s day celebration at Parlays Tavern. Come join us for some good times and don’t forget to wear your GREEN!!

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

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