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The scent of tobacco curing in a barn available in a candle

The limited-edition Dark-Fired Tobacco Barn Candle is $16. You'll find it only at the gift shop at My Old Kentucky Home State Park in Bardstown.
The limited-edition Dark-Fired Tobacco Barn Candle is $16. You'll find it only at the gift shop at My Old Kentucky Home State Park in Bardstown.

If you're Kentucky born and raised, chances are you have fond memories of the autumn scent of tobacco curing in a barn.

Now you can bring the familiar aroma into your home with the limited-edition Dark-Fired Tobacco Barn Candle, $16, available exclusively at My Old Kentucky Home State Park gift shop in Bardstown.

The scent, which launched Sunday on Facebook, is already a hit, with an estimated 700 candles sold as of Tuesday.

Candles are available for shipping. Stop by the shop in Bardstown or call (502) 348-3502.

More shopping news

blueOriginals, home to hand-crafted graphic tees, has opened at 301 East Vine Street, Suite 160, in the former Mix on Vine building. Designs are locally inspired and printed here in Lexington.

Right now you'll find men's and women's sizes. Look for children's styles coming in October. Blueoriginals.com.

BLU Boutique , a clothing and accessories store, has opened in Frankfort at 300 St. Clair Street.

It's the second store for owner Sherri Hollinsworth, who has another BLU Boutique in Louisville.

You'll find pieces including clothing, jewelry and boots in a variety of prices from $29 on up to higher end items. Labels include Dear John denim, Kendra Scott jewelry, Tolani and Amanda Uprichard.

A grand opening for the Frankfort store is planned during the city's annual Candlelight event, Nov. 5 through 8.

■ The Waveland Art Fair is Saturday and Sunday at the Waveland State Historic Site, 225 Waveland Museum Lane.

Artists will display and sell handmade crafts. Food and wine vendors will be on site, and children's activities will be available Sunday.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 for adults, free for ages 12 and younger. Admission includes a tour of the park's mansion and other buildings.

Artique Gallery at The Mall at Lexington Green will host a silver restoration event this weekend. Experts will offer free recommendations and estimates on replating, polishing or restoring silver pieces.

During the event get 20 percent off the cost of restoration. No appointments are necessary. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

L.V. Harkness, 531 West Short Street, will host a sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Everything in the sale tent will be 50 percent off.

■ The Athens Schoolhouse Antiques Show, 6270 Athens-Walnut Hill Pike, is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $2, free for ages 11 and younger. Call (859) 255-7309 or go to Antiqueskentucky.com.

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