2013 Calendar of Events
Brown Story Time - March 5, April 2, May 7
Join us at 10 a.m. on the
first Tuesday of each month for stories by acclaimed children's
author (and great-great-granddaughter of John and Margaretta Brown)
Margaret Wise Brown. This program is appropriate for children ages
2-5. Held at the Orlando Brown House; free.
Opening Day! - March 15
Welcome back to Liberty Hall
Historic Site! The Site officially reopens to the public at 11:30 a.m.
on Friday March 15. The museum store at the Orlando Brown
House will be open 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., and guided tours of Liberty Hall
will begin at Noon, 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m., and will depart from the
Orlando Brown House. Tour admission is $6 for adults; $5 for
seniors (age 65 and up); $2 for youth (ages 5-18); and free for
children under age 5. For more information, go to
Plan Your Visit.
"Bourbon & Browns" - April 12
Celebrate Kentucky traditions with
a NEW tradition at "Bourbon & Browns!" This inaugural spring
fundraiser features a bourbon tasting provided by Buffalo Trace
Distillery; exclusive interpretations of the Kentucky Hot Brown by
Tina Emrick of Sage Garden Cafe; and wines by Capital Cellars.
Guests will be entertained by live music from American Roots artists
Hot Chocolate and the MarshMellows. Throughout the
evening, guests can bid on silent auction items that include tickets
to events and tours, art work, and accessories. The event begins at
6:30 p.m. and will be held at the Orlando Brown House and (weather
permitting) on the back patio. Tickets are $75.00 and can be
purchased by calling (502) 227-2560.
Hearthside Cooking Demonstration - April 20, May 18, June 15, July
20, August 17, September 21
We will be cooking in the historic kitchen at Liberty Hall. The menu
will be drawn from 19th century cookbooks and from the imagination
of our cook! At Liberty Hall, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Hearthside Cooking for Kids - April 27
Kids can learn to cook the old-fashioned way in Liberty Hall's
historic kitchen--and then they get to eat what they've made!
Everyone gets a recipe book to take home. Two sessions: 12 p.m. and
2 p.m. Each session lasts approximately 1.5 hours. Space is limited
to six children each session. Admission is $8 per child, and you
must register by April 26.
Derby Day - May 4
Join LHHS on the grounds of the Old Capitol during the
celebration of Kentucky's biggest annual event!
Planting of the Annuals - May 6
Help us make The Liberty Hall Gardens beautiful! Join the
gardening staff and other volunteers on the back porch of the
Orlando Brown House at 1 p.m. Wear appropriate clothing,
gloves, shoes, and sunscreen; bottled water will be provided. Rain
date: May 8.
at Liberty Hall - June 3-14
Camp Shakespeare is
designed to combine the arts with the best parts of the summer camp
experience! Through theatre games and improvisation,
instructor Keith McGill will lead campers through an exploration of
some of Shakespeare’s greatest plays. This 2-week camp experience
will allow young performers to continue to build their acting skills
through exercises in character building and teamwork. The program
will culminate in a performance for family and friends which will
allow our campers to shine utilizing their newly acquired skills.
Tuition is $415 per child. Camp Shakespeare is a presentation of
Kentucky Shakespeare in Louisville--to sign up your child, visit
call Beth Dunn at (502) 574-9900.
Seeds, Weeds, and
History Camp - June 17-21
Children entering grades 2-5
are invited to spend five mornings in the sunshine, exploring the
natural world at Liberty Hall Gardens. Activities include scavenger
hunts, a trip to the Farmer's Market, tending a garden plot, cooking
fresh foods, and so much more!
Family Fourth of July - July 4
Join us for patriotic tunes,
a baking contest, watermelon, crafts, and games on the lawn. More
information will be posted in May.
Art in the
Gardens at Liberty Hall - August 31 and September 1
We are securing the artists for
this year's event! Visit
www.artinthegardensatlibertyhall.org for information as it
Click here to see a list of past events
Liberty Hall Historic Site
Frankfort, KY 40601
or toll-free 888-516-5101