Visit our 40+ shops and galleries throughout downtown for a sampling of all things bourbon, from books and pottery to t-shirts and cocktails, including the following:
Broadway Clay: Paint Your Own Wine Glass or Votive $25
Capital Cellars: Meet Brent Elliot, Master Distiller for Four Roses, 5:00-7:00 pm.Taste some Four Roses products and enter a drawing for a bottle signed by Mr. Elliot himself!
Simply Garden: Will have the creators of Wixology Candle company on hand from 2:00-5:00 pm. This candle company's candles are a soy based candle made in Lexington.
Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History: Join the Kentucky Historical Society and Buffalo Trace Distillery from 4:00-5:00 pm to hear third-generation Buffalo Trace employee Freddie Johnson share his personal connections to the distillery and Frankfort. Rarely seen Buffalo Trace artifacts will illustrate Freddie’s stories.
KHS will round out the hour with a behind-the-scenes tour that will include such collection highlights as a bootlegger’s still.
Freddie Johnson’s presentation is included in the $4 admission to the KHS campus. Admission prices include KHS’s Holiday History Train Display and access to the permanent exhibits and regular KHS campus activities. EXCLUSIVE behind-the-scenes tour, for this event only, will be offered for $14, includes admission.
KHS also will offer a discount on bourbon-related products all day (10 a.m.–5 p.m.) at its Stewart Home School 1792 Store. Information: 502-564-1792 or history.ky.gov/events