Kentucky Historical Society
Enjoy an Enchanting Celebration with the Kentucky Historical Society
Frankfort, KY (November 3, 2008)— Kick off this year’s holiday season at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History during Candlelight Tours on Thursday, November 13, from 5 to 9 pm.
Guests for the evening will receive free admission to the commonwealth’s signature Lincoln Bicentennial exhibition, Beyond the Log Cabin: Kentucky’s Abraham Lincoln, along with a full night of performances. This year’s line-up of entertainment at the Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) includes the Kentucky Sassafras band, the Kentucky State University Gospel Choir, The Squallis Puppeteers, and a special presentation by the KHS Museum Theatre team.
In addition, guests will enjoy holiday displays, including a Lionel “O” Gauge Train, the magnificent Cornelia Vanderbilt Whitney Dollhouse, and the Kentucky Treasures Tree, a holiday tree showcasing ornaments from more than 80 Kentucky counties.
Candlelight Tours is an annual Frankfort tradition that marks the beginning of the holiday season. This year’s event is sponsored by Whitaker Bank and Downtown Frankfort, Inc.,. During Candlelight Tours, downtown Frankfort businesses and organizations invite people from across the region to visit the Capital City and enjoy a variety of activities and discounts on merchandise. The Kentucky Historical Society is pleased to be a part of this annual family event.
To find out more about the KHS’s plans for this Enchanting Celebration, visit www.history.ky.gov/lincoln, or to view the full schedule for the four-day event, visit www.downtownfrankfort.com.