Weekend Community Events

Friday - 11/6/15

Candlelight Tradition Continues in Downtown Frankfort

Friday highlights include:

Food and Shopping with Downtown Merchants

Small Trolley available from 5-8 pm

Capital City Chorale and Bluegrass Theatre Guild performing "Night Before Christmas" at The Lancaster 5:30-6:00 p.m. and 7:00-7:30 p.m.

Carriage rides from 6p-8p

College Basketball - Kentucky State University at UK

Frankfort’s University takes on the University of Kentucky in an exhibition game at Rupp Arena.

The Thorobreds and the Cats tip off at 6pm and the game can be seen on ESPNU - FPB Preferred Cable channel 141 and in HD on 641. New KSU Head Coach Darnell Williams will coach his first ever game at Rupp against Coach Cal and the #3 ranked Cats.

High School Football Playoffs Begin

Three local schools hope to keep their state title dreams alive in round one of the KHSAA football playoffs.

In 1A action, Frankfort hosts Bellevue at Sower Field. The game kicks off at 7:30 and is the FPB Game of the Week. Watch the playback Tuesday at 8pm on FPB TV, channel 10 and 510.

In 3A, Western Hills travels to Louisville to take on traditional power Central. Game time is at 7:30.

In 4A, Franklin County takes on John Hardin in Elizabethtown. Kickoff at Bulldog Stadium is set for 7:30.

Saturday - 11/7/15

College Football

At Noon, the University of Kentucky takes on Georgia in Athens. The Cats and Dawgs will battle on the SEC Network, FPB Classic Cable channel 34 and in HD on 534.

The University of Louisville hosts Syracuse at Papa John’s Stadium. Kickoff is set for 12:30. The Cards and Orange can be seen on WAVE 3, FPB Classic Cable channel 3 and 503.

Candlelight Tradition Date Night

Enjoy a night out, great music and a cocktail stroll.

The 4th Annual Candlelight Cocktail Stroll, 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. How it works: Sign a card when you purchase a drink, put in cocktail stroll box at each participating location. Two Winners drawn on 11/10 to win either a Jim Beam gift basket or a Buffalo Trace gift basket. Most downtown vendors are participating.

Also, check out the Grand Opening of the Lancaster, with drinks and appetizers from 5p-9p.

Sunday - 11/8/15

Candlelight Tradition Wraps Up With Food, PJs and Tweed

Rick's White Light Food Truck will be set up on Broadway serving hamburgers, hot dogs, BBQ, desserts, drinks and coffee - 12:30p-5:00 p.m.

Polar Express Pajama Party & Santa at The Grand Theatre, 1:30p - 3:15p

Steampunk Tweed Ride, 2:30p- 4:00p. - Starts in front of the Old Capitol

Many restaurants and shops will be open.