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Capital Living Event Highlights - Friday

Highlights for Friday, March 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, March 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 – 6:00 pm – Spring Rummage Sale, at the First Christian Church Frankfort, 316 Ann Street

Who: Everyone!

What: A RUMMAGE SALE! …used children’s clothing and toys, kitchen appliances, household furnishings, sporting goods, antiques, and more!

When: Friday, March 23rd 8am-6pm Saturday, March 24th 8am-12pm

Where: Chenault Christian Life Center
First Christian Church 316 Ann Street Frankfort, KY 40601

Why: All proceeds of the sale will benefit the outreach and food ministries of First Christian Church Frankfort.

How: Sort out your closets & basements for unneeded items. Bring in gently used items & leave them behind the desk in the Welcome Center outside of NHCDC

8:30 – 10:30 am – KDFWR Commission Meeting, at Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, 1 Sportsmans Ln

Hosted by Kentucky Crossbow Federation

Show your support for expansion of the crossbow season in Kentucky by attending the March 23 meeting of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Commission Board Meeting. Your presence is a powerful indicator of the support of this initiative.

In the meantime, please contact your county’s Commission board member to express your support. Find your board member at http://bit.ly/KDFWRdirectors

Download a flyer to share with your friends: http://bit.ly/KCFcalltoaction

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

 

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 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!

10:30 – 11:30 pm – 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.

1:30 pm – Guided Tour of Historic Liberty Hall, at Liberty Hall Historic Site, 218 Wilkinson Street.

Guided tours of Liberty Hall are given Monday-Saturday and depart from Liberty Hall located at 218 Wilkinson Street at 1:30 pm. Tours by appointment may be made during normal office hours with advance notice of 7 days. Guided tours last approximately 75 minutes, ending in the museum store.  Las paseos en Español disponibles con cita; habla con Becky Shipp.

The grounds of Liberty Hall Historic Site are open to the public daily, dawn to dusk. Leashed dogs are allowed on the grounds. Photographers are welcome with a pass; click here to read more about our photo policy.

Tour Prices

$6 for adults (18+)
$3 for youth (age 5-18)
Free for children (under age 5)
Free for Friends of Liberty Hall (click here to learn more about becoming a Friend)

School tours must be scheduled in advance.  The fee for school tours is $3.00 per child.  One chaperon per every 10 children is free; each additional adult pays $5.00. To schedule a school tour, call (502) 227-2560 or contact us by email.

Accessibility

The first floor of the Orlando Brown House is wheelchair accessible via a ramp on Wapping Street, adjacent to the building. A handicapped-accessible restroom is also available at the Orlando Brown House.  Please call for more information. Liberty Hall is not wheelchair accessible.

Liberty Hall Tours and Hours

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 – 9:00 pm – Jammin’ At Jeptha! feat Usual Suspects, 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: Usual Suspects Band – Kentucky
Dinner Menu: Four Moore’s

6:00 – 7:30 pm – Fimo Cup Cake- Pendants or Earrings Workshop, at White Cat Studio Frankfort, 232 West Main

Fimo Cupcake Workshop
Cost $30
Where: White Cat Studio in historic downtown Frankfort
Who: All Ages

Come create your own unique fimo clay cupcakes. Learn how to use the medium and experiment with molds. Walk away with 4 charms ready to made into a necklace or earrings.

6:00 – 9:00 pm – Dance OFF, at Elk Creek Winery, 150 Highway 330, Owenton

Come to dance or come to watch ~ we will have a playlist of awesome dance music and will give prizes to the dancer who lasts the longest on the dancefloor (dancers can take breaks for drinking, eating, or using the restroom – it will be the overall time dancing contest).

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

Country Dave 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.

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 – 10:00 pm – Frankfort Arts Foundation Presents: EKU Guitar Ensemble, at Bradford Hall, 400 E Main St

The Eastern Kentucky University Guitar Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. David Dennis, is unique for it’s tripartite focus on classical, jazz, and contemporary styles of guitar. The Ensemble is regularly invited to perform at various venues, sharing the stage with virtuoso such as William Kanengiser, Carlos Perez, the Australian Guitar Duo, and the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet.

For more info call 502-330-2773 or email faf@dcr.net

7:30 – 10:00 pm – National Players Presents The Great Gatsby, at the Grand Theatre Frankfort, KY, 308 Saint Clair St

The National Players presents F. Scott Fitzgerald’s story of Jay Gatsby and his world of decadence, madness and tragedy. $30/$25/$20

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

Vanguard, at The Brick Alley, 325 St. Clair. Info: 875-2559.


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