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Highlights for Friday, March 30th, 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 30, 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. Inclement weather: If Woodford County schools are closed, Coffee Club will not meet. *Call 873-5191 to sign up.
April 13: Renaissance woman and Road Scholar Margaret Jeffiers will provide information on a wealth of travel opportunities.
April 27: Actor, director, and CEO of Antagonist Producations Ian Scott will talk about the importance of local theatre.
May 11: Brigadier General James Shane (ret) will recount his 28 years of active duty, his time in Vietnam, and 13 years in the Pentagon.
May 25: Director Karen Kasacavage will discuss the history of the Woodford County Library.
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.
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.
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.
$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.
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.
4:00 – 7:00 pm – Wine-Tasting, at Capital Cellars, 227 W Broadway St
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.
Come with us for our first visit to beautiful Elk Creek Winery just one hour from Cincinnati, Louisville, and Lexington. Wonderful food, wines, rooms and suites if you want to stay the night, and music! We can’t wait to see you there.
Always a favorite at Verona Vineyards, Marty and Dean will be playing 6:00-9:00.
The Verona Vineyards Kitchen will also be serving a variety of delicious appetizers, entrees, and desserts from 5:00-8:30.
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.
6:30 – 8:30 pm – Elk Creek Winery Barrel Head, Porch, Tray, Clock & Sign Event, at Elk Creek Winery, 150 Highway 330, Owenton
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.
by Michael Frayn
No performance on Easter Sunday. Alternate performance on Thursday, March 29.
March 23-25 | March 29-31 | April 5-8
$22 Adults | $15 Students
Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm | Sundays at 2pm |
NEW! Thursday performances before the last weekend only 7:30 pm
Called the funniest farce ever written, Noises Off presents a manic menagerie as a cast of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop called Nothing’s On. Doors slamming, on and offstage intrigue, and an errant herring all figure in the plot of this hilarious and classically comic play.
“As side-splitting a farce as I have seen. Ever? Ever.” – The New York Magazine
Dotty Otley – Melissa Rae Wilkeson
Lloyd Dallas – Johnathan Watson
Selsdon Mowbray – Peter Guy
Garry Lejeune – Forrest Loeffler
Brooke Ashton – Kristen Taylor
Frederick Fellowes – Marcus Roland
Tim Allgood – Cameron Taylor
Poppy Norton-Taylor – Tara Buckley
Belinda Blair – Caitlyn Waltermire
Get tickets HERE
Live music, at Bourbon on Main, 103 West Main (KY 420), Frankfort
The return of Strip District, with the mighty Slugger and special guests Greenhouse Effect – live and ready to rock! $5 cover – all proceeds go to local homeless charity.
Capital Living Covers Frankfort’s Social Scene…BE SEEN By Capital Living!!!
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