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Frankfort

& nearby

Through Friday

The annual $5 Jewelry and Accessories Sale continues through Friday in the third floor conference room of the Medical Pavilion at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center. All proceeds will benefit the United Way. Hours are: TODAY until 7 and Friday, 7-3.

Morning Pointe of Frankfort and North Benson Baptist Church are holding a food drive to benefit the Frankfort Soup Kitchen, through Friday. Nonperishable items can be dropped off at the front lobby of the senior living community.

Liberty Hall

Liberty Hall Historic Site includes Liberty Hall and the Orlando Brown House, both located on Wilkinson Street.

The houses are open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Tours of Liberty Hall start at noon, 1:30, and 3, leaving from the Orlando Brown House.

Admission to the Orlando Brown House is free; there is a small charge for tours of Liberty Hall. To register or find more information about programs and exhibits, go to libertyhall.org or call 227-2560.

On exhibit through Dec. 15 at the Orlando Brown House: “What’s Your Story? Favorite Children’s Books.” LHHS’s holiday exhibit features favorite children’s books on loan to us from members of the community.

Upcoming events

Friday and Saturday, Dec. 7-8: Christmas at Liberty Hall featuring candlelit tours and festive decorations from 4-8 p.m. each evening at Liberty Hall with music, foods, and stories of the past for this special celebration.  

Admission is $6 for adults, $3 for children; $1 discount for Friends.

Historical Society

Here are on-going exhibits now open at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, Broadway and Ann Streets. Regular public hours of operation are: Wednesday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Thursday, 10-8; Friday and Saturday, 10-5. For more information about KHS, its exhibitions and programs, visit www.history.ky.gov or call 502-564-1792.

Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy runs through Dec. 8 in the Keeneland Changing Exhibits Gallery.

A Kentucky Journey in the Warren and Betty Rosenthal Permanent Exhibits Gallery.

Artifacts and images, along with hands-on activities, tell the exciting story of Kentucky’s history over time. Journey through Kentucky’s past and witness the experiences of those who have called Kentucky home.

Toyota Kentucky Hall of Governors: For more than 100 years, KHS has had the distinct privilege of displaying and conserving Kentucky’s governors’ official portraits.

Commissioned while governors are in office and hung at the end of their terms, these works of art represent both the person who held office and the political climate during his or her term.

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