Frankfort & nearby
The Music on the Mountaintop concert series at the Church of the Ascension (Episcopal), 311 Washington St., continues 7 p.m. featuring Rich and the Po’ Folk, an old-time string band. The performance is free and no reservations are needed. Light refreshments will be available.
MILLVILLE — The Buckley Wildlife Sanctuary will reopen as the Life Adventure Center with a 3 p.m. ceremony. Tim and Debbie Williams, longtime directors of Buckley, will be honored for their service. The public is invited.
Buckley Wildlife Sanctuary, formerly managed by the National Audubon Society, is located at 1305 Germany Road just out of Millville. For more information, call 859-873-3271 or visit www.buckleywildlife.org.
MILLVILLE — The public is invited to a folk dance at the Millville Community Center to support Kentucky Heartwood. A chili supper will be served at 6:30 p.m. Square and contra dances begin at 7. Admission is $5 per person; children are free.
VERSAILLES — The Woodford Theatre presents 9 to 5: The Musical, a comedy based on the hit movie. The play continues Friday, Saturday and Sunday and Oct. 18-20. Friday and Saturday stagings are at 8 p.m. with Sunday matinees at 2 at the Woodford Theatre, 275 Beasley Dr.
Tickets are $19 for adults and $12 for students. Groups of 20 or more receive a 10 percent discount. To purchase tickets call 859-873-0648 or visit www.woodfordtheatre.com.
At the Grand
The following events are planned for the Grand Theatre, 308 St. Clair St. Here’s how to purchase tickets: online at the website, grandtheatrefrankfort.org; by visiting the ticket office, 312 W. Main St., weekdays between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.; calling 502-352-7469; or at the door.
Vermeer and Music: The Art of Love and Leisure is the latest high-definition presentation. The 90-minute video event is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. TONIGHT. Admission is $12 for adults, $6 for students.
Bluegrasss/Newgrass legend Sam Bush returns 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18. Bush is three-time Grammy Award winner, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter. Tickets are $55, $40 and $30.
The Shakespeare Project, a series of six large paintings by Katherine Knight based on Shakespeare plays, is on display in the theatre gallery, which is open 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays, during events, and by appointment through the ticket office.
Parks and Recreation
These programs have been planned and are sponsored by Frankfort’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites. For more information visit frankfortparksandrec.com.
Carroll Young, a Frankfort Parks nature guide, will lead a photo safari 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday at Cove Spring Park. Participants will receive tips on taking photos in nature. All types of cameras are welcome.
The program is free and open to all ages. Participants should meet at the shelter near the waterfall in the main park on the east side of U.S. 127 near the Thornhill Bypass. For more information, call Carroll at 502-223-4657.
The NatureProgram, “A Tree Scavenger Hunt and Leaf Printing,” will be 2-3:30 p.m. Sunday at Cove Spring Park. Open to all ages.
A Full Moon Walk is planned for 7:30-9 p.m. Oct. 18 at Fort Hill Park. The walk is for those ages four and older and will be led by Julia Rome and Josh Downs.
Morning Pointe of Frankfort, Cardwell Lane, is holding a bean soup luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Oct. 16. The cost is $5 with all proceeds to the Alzheimer’s association.
Critterpalooza, set for 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 19 at Jack Williams Pavilion in Juniper Hill Park, is celebrating its 10th anniversary. The event will feature a variety of activities including food, music, a pet parade and costume contest and pet adoptions.
Contact Johnna Ballinger at email@example.com or 502-227-1866 to donate or volunteer.