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Paddle for a Purpose

October 2 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 30, 2022

Join us Sunday, September 25 through Sunday, October 30, 2022, as we paddle the length of the Lower Kentucky River. This is a flat-water paddle which will highlight the scenic beauty of Kentucky River. You will view everything from large limestone cliffs to rolling river fields, bald eagle nests and muskrat workings, and historic bridges and communities. We will also Lock Through 4 river locks. Each Sunday we will paddle a different section of the river, from Frankfort to Carrollton. Each section of the river will include a 4-to-6-mile paddle on the Kentucky River, riverside discussions with…

Free History & Nature Meet Up

Leslie Morris Park at Fort Hill

October 4 @ 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 31, 2022

Tours are Tuesday-Saturday starting at 10am, 1pm, and 3pm. There is a 5pm tour time available on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. Leslie W. Morris Park on Fort Hill, named for the property owner from whom the city of Frankfort acquired the land, offers a historic area around two Civil War forts, the Sullivan House Interpretive Center, and many acres of wilderness forest and meadows right in the middle of Frankfort, Kentucky’s capital city. Please call Capital City Museum at (502)…

2022 Bourbon & History Walking Tour

Frankfort Tourist Commission

October 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Tickets for scheduled tours are available for purchase until 24 hours before the scheduled date and time.Join Colonel E. H. Taylor Jr. for a 45-60 minute guided walking tour in historic downtown Frankfort. Historian Russ Kennedy portrays Col. Taylor, the father of the modern bourbon industry and will be your guide. You will be entertained and informed as you learn about Frankfort’s rich and spirited bourbon history! The tour is 1 mile in length and begins promptly at 1pm in…

2022 Bourbon & History Walking Tour

Frankfort Tourist Commission

October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Tickets for scheduled tours are available for purchase until 24 hours before the scheduled date and time.Join Colonel E. H. Taylor Jr. for a 45-60 minute guided walking tour in historic downtown Frankfort. Historian Russ Kennedy portrays Col. Taylor, the father of the modern bourbon industry and will be your guide. You will be entertained and informed as you learn about Frankfort’s rich and spirited bourbon history! The tour is 1 mile in length and begins promptly at 1pm in…

Darrell Scott

The Grand Theatre

October 6 @ 7:30 pm

James Darrell Scott, known as Darrell Scott, is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. The son of musician Wayne Scott, he moved as a child to East Gary, Indiana. He was playing professionally by his teens in Southern California. Later, Darrell moved to Toronto then Boston.

2022 Murder & Mayhem Tour

Capital City Museum

October 6 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 27, 2022

It's back!!!!

Public Art Guided Walking Tour

Frankfort Visitor Center

October 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join our guide, Terry Strickland for a 60-minute guided walking tour and learn about the artists, sculptures and murals that are within the historic area. You will be entertained and informed as you see, touch and learn about our downtown public art program.The tours are curated in collaboration with Josephine Sculpture Park and FrankArts – the Franklin County Arts Council and are being offered as part of the Frankfort Public Art Tour. Frankfort is the state capital of Kentucky and…

Hike Club @ West Sixth Farm

West Sixth Farm

October 7 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Friday, repeating until October 28, 2022

Join West Sixth Farm's hiking club with Woods and Waters Land Trust! All are welcome to hike Fridays at 5p — with prizes for 5 and 25 hikes with West Sixth Farm! Sturdy shoes, water and smiles are all that are needed to attend! Leashed pups welcome.

2022 Capital Pride Festival

Old Capitol Lawn

October 8 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Capital Pride is a family-friendly LGBT Pride Festival that will feature drag shows and other entertainment. There will also be children’s entertainment, Pride merchandise, a vendor fair and food trucks.

Paddle for a Purpose

October 9 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 30, 2022

Join us Sunday, September 25 through Sunday, October 30, 2022, as we paddle the length of the Lower Kentucky River. This is a flat-water paddle which will highlight the scenic beauty of Kentucky River. You will view everything from large limestone cliffs to rolling river fields, bald eagle nests and muskrat workings, and historic bridges and communities. We will also Lock Through 4 river locks. Each Sunday we will paddle a different section of the river, from Frankfort to Carrollton. Each section of the river will include a 4-to-6-mile paddle on the Kentucky River, riverside discussions with…

Frankfort Public Art

Frankfort/Franklin County Tourist & Convention Commission
300 Saint Clair St., Suite 102
Frankfort, KY 40601

800-960-7200
502-875-8687