Saturday, June 28th Highlights of Frankfort Events
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Saturday, June 28, 2014
12:30 – 2:00 pm – Sprinkler Saturday, at the Orlando Brown House, 202 Wilkinson St. Cool off on a hot summer day, the old fashioned way, by running through the sprinklers! FREE Info: 227-2560
1:00 – 4:00 pm – Family Saturday: From Pen to Paper, Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway. Put down that smart phone. Leave the age of technology behind and try your hand at writing with a quill pen. Learn how paper was made and the ingredients for ink. For children ages 5 to 10 and their families. Info: 502-564-1792.
5:00 – 10:00 pm – Sunshine Center Benefit, The 5th Annual Sunshine Center Benefit, A Storybook Evening, will be held at Prodigy Vineyards and Winery, 4686 Versailles Rd. The event features music by the Downtown Country Band, a table decorating contest, a children’s activity area and more.
The gates open at 5:00pm and music begins at 6:30pm. Food will be available for purchase or bring a picnic.
Tables of eight are available for $200. Tickets are $10 per person with a maximum of $30 per family for those wanting to sit on a chair or blanket. For more information, to reserve a table or to buy tickets, contact, Angela Holechek at 502.875.3495 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All proceeds will benefit the Sunshine Center, a non-profit that provides education, counseling and referral services to break the cycle of abuse within the family.
Participants are invited to decorate a table featuring a favorite children’s storybook. Those coming may also dress as a favorite storybook character. Tables will be judged and prizes awarded.
6:00 – 9:00 pm – Cruise-In/Car Show, sponsored by Capital City Classics. Downtown Frankfort on Broadway.
6:00 pm – 2:30 am – Twin Hills Drive-in Theatre, 1785 Louisville Road, Harrodsburg, KY, Transformers: Age of Extinction, starring Mark Wahlberg, Nicola Peltz, and Jack Reynor; and Edge of Tomorrow, starring Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, and Bill Paxton.
An Old Fashioned Drive-In Theatre experience located in Harrodsburg, Kentucky. Family owned and operated. Providing affordable fun for everyone!
Admission: $5.00 for adult
$2.50 for children (3-11)
Children ages 2 & under are free!
*These admission prices include both movies!
-Lawn chairs allowed.
-Outside Coolers and food allowed for $5
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7:00 pm- Stone Soup @ Miguels, Looks like its gonna be a great night to be out on the patio enjoying the food, drink and music! Join us on the Patio for some Classic Rock & Blues! …….and a margarita or big beer! 🙂
7:30 – 9:30 pm – March for the Memorial 5K, Walk to raise funds for the KY National Guard Memorial through downtown Frankfort. Beginning on Broadway. Everyone welcome! Register online HERE “Like” March for the Memorial 5K on Facebook HERE
A five kilometer run/walk through the downtown Frankfort is scheduled for 28 June 2014 at 7:30 pm. The timed event not only offers cash prizes and medals to the finalist but will also provide every registrant the chance to win sponsor donated gifts through several drawings. The cost for age eleven and u…p is twenty-five dollars and just five dollars for ages five to ten. The registration fee includes your bib number, a military inspired t-shirt and a gift bag. Regsiter now to take advantage of this discount. Race day registration is offered, however the prices will increase after 20 June to $30 for ages 11 and up.
Besides the opportunity to participate in the run, the event is hosting a Sit & Sip area post-5K where participants may enjoy alcoholic beverages and listen to a live band.