THE CLAY CENTER
Free activities at Capitol Market on the second Saturday of each month between 10 a.m. and noon.
‰Through March 30 — “American Quilts in the Modern Age, 1870-1940.”
‰Jan. 11 through April 21 — “Tamarind Touchstones: Fabulous at Fifty.”
‰Through March 8 — “Shackleton’s Antarctic Adventure.”
‰Saturday — “Dinosaurs” opens.
‰Through Sunday — “Reason for the Season.”
‰Wednesday — “The Planets” opens.
‰Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — Michael Johnson.
‰Feb. 2, 7:30 p.m. — Kristy Jackson.
‰March 9, 7:30 p.m. — Cheryl Wheeler.
‰April 4, 7:30 p.m. — “Fiddler on the Roof.”
‰April 23, 7:30 p.m. — Experience the Beatles with “Rain.”
For ticket information, call or visit the website.
One Clay Square, Charleston; (304) 561-3570. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Visit theclaycenter.org.
CLAYPOOL-YOUNG ART GALLERY
‰Jan. 23 through Feb. 20 — Annual MSU art faculty exhibition. Closing reception on Feb. 20, 5 to 7 p.m.
‰March 6 through 13 — Annual burley-coal art exhibition and competition.
‰April 3 through April 10 — Annual MSU sophomore art exhibition. Opening reception on April 3, 5 to 7 p.m.
The gallery is on the campus of Morehead State University. For more information, call (606) 783-5446. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. moreheadstate.edu/content_template.aspx?id=5271.
GRAYSON GALLERY and ART CENTER
Final Friday Art and Antiques Walk from 6 to 9 p.m. on the last Friday of the month.
The gallery is available for special showings by appointment.
The gallery is in the former Grayson Fire Station at Carole Malone Boulevard and Third Street and is seeking volunteers for all programs and operations (artists and advocates). For more information, email Dan Click at email@example.com or call (606) 922-0927. graysongalleryartcenter.weebly.com.
HIGHLANDS MUSEUM AND
‰The gift shop has beautiful handmade Kentucky jewelry, Kentucky Proud food products and Ashland and Kentucky souvenirs.
‰Through January — “Beauty and Extravagant Vanity.”
‰Through May — “The Ballantyne Collection.”
The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Cost for adults: $6.50; seniors and children: $5; Members and children two years old and younger admitted free. Rentals of Main Hall for wedding receptions or private parties are available. Call the museum for details.
Phone: (606) 329-8888; Fax: (606) 324-3218; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web address: Highlandsmuseum.com. The museum is at 1620 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.
‰Through Jan. 27 — “Tracks: Photography and the Railroad” from the George Eastman House Collection.
‰Through Feb. 3 — Curator’s choice: Barrie Kaufman.
‰Through Feb. 3 and Feb. 23 through Oct. 20 — Huntington Federal Savings Bank presents: Mr. Fitz: Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Huntington Museum of Art.
‰Through Feb. 17 — Selected paintings from “The Daywood Collection.”
‰Through April 7 — “American Impressionism.” American Impressionists within the permanent collection include: Childe Hassam, J. Alden Weir, John Singer Sargent, Frank Benson, W. Elmer Schofield and Arthur Meltzer, to name a few.
‰Jan. 22, 7 p.m. — Tuesday Tour.
‰Feb. 16, 6 p.m. to midnight — 2013 Museum ball. For tickets, call (304) 529-2701, Ext. 327.
Open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday; and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. 2033 McCoy Road, Huntington. For more information, call (304) 529-2701 or visit hmoa.org.
Jesse Stuart Foundation preserves the human and literary legacy of Jesse Stuart and other Kentucky and Appalachian writers.
‰The JSF Store will be closed on New Year’s Day.
‰The JSF Regional Readers book discussion groups next meeting will be Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 5:45 p.m. The January selection is “The Lacuna” by Barbara Kingsolver. The book group is open to all and new members are always welcome.
‰The Jesse Stuart Room features Stuart memorabilia, rare books and collectible items.
‰The Leming Art Gallery features works by area artists and photographs by William “Pictureman” Mullins.
‰The JSF Bookstore offers a wide variety of new, used and collectible books; fine art prints; Granville Pottery, gift items; Mom Blakeman’s Creamed Pull Candy; and Ruth Hunt’s “Blue Monday” candy bars; assorted and sugar-free chocolates; and bourbon balls. Also featured are books in the “Images of America” series of local pictorial histories.
‰The Young Readers’ Corner features Jesse Stuart’s junior books as well as books for children by Billy C. Clark and other regional authors; books in the “Childhood of Famous Americans” series; and resources for teachers of reading.
The Jesse Stuart Foundation is at 1645 Winchester Ave. in Ashland and is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, call (606) 326-1667, visit jsfbooks.com, or friend us on Facebook.
New classes starting either Mondays from 7 to 9:30 p.m. or Tuesdays from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the upstairs of the L Style Salon’s Potter's Loft, 1516 Winchester Ave., Ashland. Bill Meadows is the instructor. All skills levels are accepted; students work on their own wheel. For registration information, call (304) 654-9948 or e-mail email@example.com.
MARSHALL UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC
‰Jan. 18, 5 p.m. — Lecture: “Guitar Arrangements of J.S. Bach's Solo Violin Works.” Smith music room 112.
‰Jan. 24, 8 p.m. — Guest recital: Millefrori Trio.
‰Jan. 25, noon — MUsic Alive Series: The Trout Millefiori Piano Trio with guest artist from the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra at First Presbyterian Church, 1015 Fifth Ave.
‰Jan. 26, all day — MU solo and ensemble festival.
‰Jan. 26, 8 p.m. — Senior recital: Justin Bowe, percussion.
‰Jan. 27, 3 p.m. — Wind symphony solo competition.
‰Jan. 31, all day — MU jazz festival at Joan C. Edwards Playhouse.
All events in Smith Recital Hall, unless noted otherwise.
The Department of Music, Marshall University, One John Marshall Drive, Huntington. (304) 696-3117. marshall.edu/cofa/music.
‰Jan 17, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. — Featured artist/artisan reception.
‰Feb. 21, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. — Featured artist/artisan reception.
In the Uniquely Huntington Antiques Mall at 926 Fourth Ave., Huntington, across from the Keith-Albee Theater. For more information, call (740) 464-3559 or visit miappa.com.
PAINTED COW GALLERY
Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Each Tuesday, the gallery turns into a studio home for an assortment of artists to work on their artwork. Watercolor instructions are also offered by appointment each Tuesday.
Studio home for the Lawrence County Arts Council, 103 S. Main Cross St., Louisa (across the street from the Lawrence County Courthouse).
For more information, call the gallery at (606) 638-1313 or visit paintedcowgallery.com. Also visit the site on Facebook.
The Pendleton Art Center at 1537-1539 Winchester Ave., Ashland, houses the working and retail sale studios of the Tri-State's premier artists with a wide range of talents. Open Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Some studios are open daily; some are open by appointment with the artist. Contact information for artists is available in the lobby.
Friday, 5 to 9 p.m. — First Friday art walk with music by Danny Craig. Artists will work in their studios. Cafe will be open.
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Studios open for Second Look Saturday.
The following classes are offered at the Pendleton:
‰Mondays, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.: Watercolor class with Janet Lester (606) 928-8965 and Sylvia Jackson (606) 928-0257. Call to preregister and get a supply list. Enroll now.
‰Tuesdays: 10 a.m. to noon. Watercolor class with Janice LeBrun. Children’s art classes at 4 p.m. with LeBrun. (606) 329-0048. Watercolor class from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with LeBrun (606) 329-0048.
‰Wednesdays: 10 a.m. to noon. — Learn to Draw/Sharpen Your Skills/Learn the Art of Using Color with Sylvia Jackson. (606) 928-0257.
‰Thursdays: 3 to 5 p.m. — Craft classes with Angy Hall (606) 831-3592.
‰The CCC Trail Cafe is open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Fine art graphics and printing, call Denise Spaulding (606) 465-5589. For more information about renting a studio, call Denise Spaulding at (606) 465-5589 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or Melanie Osborne (606) 615-0022 or email email@example.com.
For more information about the center, call (606) 920-9863 or visit pendletonartcenter.com.
RENAISSANCE ART GALLERY
‰Mondays, 10 a.m. to noon — Painting with Fern Christian, (304) 453-3187.
‰Wednesdays, 1 to 3 p.m. — Adult drawing with Susan Tschantz, (304) 552-2006.
‰Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon — Painting with Fern Christian, (304) 453-3187.
‰Saturdays, 1 to 3 p.m. — Watercolor with Pati Payne, (740) 533-1516.
Unless otherwise noted, classes are taught at the gallery at the old high school, ground floor.
The gallery is open noon to 4 p.m., Friday and Saturday; 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Studio hours are 10 a.m. to noon, Monday; 1 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday; and 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday.
900 Eighth St., Suite 20, Huntington. For more information, call (304) 453-3187 or (304) 525-3235. Visit orgsites.com/wv/renaissance or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
January — Jonathan Nickels exhibit.
‰Jan. 12, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Jewelry making class. $25. Call or email for more information or to register.
‰Jan. 26, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Pastels for all ages! $20 and all materials provided. Call or email for more information or to register.
205 E. Main St., Morehead; open from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call (606) 783-9857 or email email@example.com. rcartscenter.org.
TSHD ARCHITECTS/1414 GALLERY
‰Through Jan. 25 — Art by MiAppa (Made in Appalachia) Artists.
1414 Winchester Ave., Ashland. (606) 393-5190. tshdarchitects.com/the-1414-gallery-at-tshd-architects-p_12.html.
THE UPSTAIRS GALLERY
December’s and half of January’s featured artist is Nikki Holmes, photographer.
Thoroughbred Gallery will have an art showing of all sorts. “Breath of Legend” by Jessica Brooks, Sharon Shmutz, Renee Shmutz-Sowards, and Courtney Thompson.
Thursdays, noon to 3 p.m. — Watercolor classes for beginners and intermediate painters. Call ahead to join. First class is free. Barbara Delligatti, instructor. Cost is $20.
Gallery and framing hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and by appointment.
The Upstairs Gallery has new art and gifts available from its 25 tri-state artists.
1428 Winchester Ave., Ashland. The Thoroughbred Gallery is at 1430 Winchester Ave., Ashland.
Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call Barbara at (606) 325-2470 or (304) 633-4401 or visit yessy.com/TUG.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 23
‰Fridays in January and Saturday, 8 p.m. — KYOVA band.
‰Fridays in February and Feb. 2, 8 p.m. — Flynt Band.
Wednesdays, 5 p.m. — Hamburger fry.
Beginning January, fourth Monday of the month, 7 p.m. — American Legion Riders meeting.
705 Court St., Portsmouth. For more information, call (740) 353-3030. americanlegion23ohio.org.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 43
Saturdays in January except for Jan. 26, 8 to 11 p.m. The Poaceous Band will be playing.
Wednesdays, 5 to 8 p.m. — Acoustic Jam.
The club is at U.S. 23 and Legion Drive in Raceland. For more information, call (606) 836-8355.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 76
Wednesdays — Karaoke with Honey Brown.
Thursdays — Karaoke with Stacy.
Fridays and Saturdays, 9 p.m. to 1 p.m. — Split Decision Band.
Call for operating hours or to place an order (606) 329-2162.
Banquet room available.
405 20th St. at Carter Avenue in Ashland. (606) 329-2162.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 93
Mondays — Bingo. Early birds at 5 p.m. Games at 6 p.m. All packs are $5.
For more information, call (304) 453-6722.
302 Eighth St. in Kenova.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 325
Fridays, 4:30 p.m. — Bingo.
Wednesdays — Euchre tournament. Register before 7 p.m.
Saturdays, 7 p.m. — Karaoke.
The Legion is in Flatwoods. (606) 836-4141.
AMVETS POST 14
Fridays, 7 to 11 p.m. — Karaoke with Bobbi.
Saturdays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Kyote. Beer $1 and free hot dogs from 4 p.m. to close.
Saturdays, 7 p.m. — All-you-can-eat fish fry, $7. No takeouts.
Monday through Saturday, 4 to 6 p.m. — Happy hour.
Every second Monday, 7 p.m. — Post meeting.
Every third Monday, 7 p.m. — Ladies auxiliary meeting.
Every fourth Monday, 7 p.m. — Sons of the AmVets squad meeting.
No cover charge.
1425 Chestnut St. in Kenova. (304) 453-3086.
AMVETS POST 95
Saturdays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke with Beth.
Wednesdays and Fridays — Ladies and sons of AMVETS serving food.
Saturdays and Sundays — Bingo.
New members welcome.
The club is off Ky. 2 in Greenup. For more information, call (606) 473-7805.
FOR THE TRI-STATE
‰Feb. 1, 2, 8 and 9, 8 p.m. — “Cabaret.” General admission $15; dinner and show $30.
800 Eighth St., Huntington. For reservations and more information, call (304) 733-ARTS. Visit 733arts.org or Facebook at facebook.com/artstristate.
First and third Mondays, 7 p.m. — Men’s meeting.
Mondays — A League darts.
Tuesdays, 7 p.m. — Dart Association; 8 p.m. to midnight — karaoke. Ladies auxiliary will operate the kitchen.
Thursdays, 8:15 p.m. — Blind draw darts; open mic night and cornhole tournament.
Fridays and Saturdays, 9:15 p.m. — Blind draw darts.
Kitchen is open Mondays from 7 p.m. to close; Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 6 p.m. to close. Pickup orders are available.
701 Carter Ave. in Ashland. For more information, call (606) 324-7644.
ASHLAND ELKS 350
First and third Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. — Lodge meetings.
Monday through Friday: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Lunch served. Daily specials.
Thursday through Saturday: 6 to 9 p.m. — Dinner served.
Clubroom hours 10 a.m. to midnight Monday through Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. Thursday; 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday.
900 Carter Ave. Call (606) 325-3557 for lunch specials and carryout orders. elks.org/lodges/home.cfm?lodge=350.
ASHLAND MOOSE 892
New electronic bowling game.
Daily drink specials from 3 to 7 p.m.
Activities for Moose members and guests only.
2314 Winchester Ave. in Ashland. For more information, call (606) 324-4644.
Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission: $6.
No drugs or alcohol permitted. 2.5 miles off U.S. 52 on Highway 140 N. off South Webster, Ohio exit.
For more information, call (740) 285-2183 or (740) 574-2991.
Saturdays, 8 p.m. — Live music by TLH and the Beechy Creek Boys. Admission is $5 and free for children younger than 11.
Second Sunday of the month, 1:30 p.m. — Gospel music. Free admission, free food; bring a dish if you like. Donations accepted at the door.
There will be door prizes, 50-50, a restaurant area and a wooden dance floor.
The center is seven miles west of the Greenup Locks and Dam off the AA Highway on Beechy Creek, Greenup. For more information, call (606) 932- 2011.
BLACK SHEEP BURRITO & BREWS
‰Today, 9 p.m. — Big Rock & the Candy Ass Mountain Boys.
‰Saturday, 9 p.m. — Wilbur By The Sea and Bill Amrhein.
‰Sunday, 9 p.m. — Open mic night.
1555 Third Ave., Huntington. For more info call (304) 523-1555 or visit blacksheepwv.com.
BLUE RIBBON FOX HUNTERS
‰Jan. 12 — The Velvet Blue and Hazel Holler. Tickets: $10.
4643 Blue Ribbon Road, Catlettsburg.
All shows start at 7 p.m. and are $12 unless otherwise noted.
For more information, call (304) 634-8232. blueribbonfoxhunters.com.
STATE RESORT PARK
‰Jan. 25 through 27 — “Winter Adventure Weekend.”
‰Feb. 15 and 16, 6:45 p.m. — Valentine dinner theater.
‰March 1 through 3 — “Tracking and Woods Lore Weekend.”
344 Caveland Drive, Olive Hill. For more information and reservations, call the park at (606) 286-4411 or (800) 325-0059. For a list of the weekend's activities, visit parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/carter-caves/events.aspx.
COLLIS P. HUNTINGTON
RAILROAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Shows and events
‰March 18 and 19 — 30th Annual Greenbo Model Railroad Show, Greenbo Lake State Park, Argillite.
For tickets or more information, call (304) 523-0364 or 866-639-7487; email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit newrivertrain.com.
‰Jan. 20, 3 p.m. — The Water Coolers.
‰March 17, 3 p.m. — “From Galway to Broadway,” St. Patrick's Day concert.
‰April 14, 3 p.m. — Saxton's Cornet Band.
Located at the University of Charleston's Geary Auditorium in Riggleman Hall. For more information, call (304) 744-1400. communitymusicassociation.com.
Fridays, 7 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke and open mic.
Saturdays, 5:30 p.m. — Line dance class.
Fridays and Saturdays, 7 p.m. to midnight — DJ Rodney Stanley.
Reservations are being taken for weddings, receptions and parties; call (606) 369-1335.
Admission is $5 for adults; $3 for ages 3 to 12; and children younger than 3 admitted free. Family atmosphere and no alcohol permitted. Concessions available.
The club is at 5405 Roberts Drive in Ashland. For more information, call Roy Hicks at (606) 369-1335.
FORT FALLS AND FRIENDS
Restaurant open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Owner is Audrey Blevins. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults, $6 and children younger than 12 admitted free. At Junction 182 on Carter Caves State Park Road. Half-and-half drawings, cash drawings on every break. Concessions served; no alcohol.
For more information, call (606) 474-6400 or (606) 475-3664.
THE FRAME UP GALLERY
& CAFE ZEAL
The art of Al Cornet.
Hours: Monday, noon to 3 p.m.; Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday by appointment.
Hard-to-find gift items and custom framing design.
Gallery is at 1436 Winchester Ave. in Ashland, across from the Ashland Plaza Hotel. (606) 324-8565. Visit theframeupgallery.com.
Wednesdays, 9 p.m. — Beer drinkers and hell raisers open mic night. Must be 21 years of age.
Thursdays, 7 to 11 p.m. — Live music with Jimmy Jack.
2515 S. Third St., Ironton. For more information, call (740) 532-8337.
Mondays — Pool tournament and open mic.
Tuesdays — Karaoke.
Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays — Live music.
Thursdays — Ladies night with DJ Slim from The Planet.
Sundays — Live bluegrass.
Bar opens at 10 a.m. Kitchen is open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. 100 Center St., Ironton. For more information, call (740) 532-3223 or email email@example.com. fuzzyduckironton.com.
GREENUP DANCE CLUB
Fridays, 6 to 10 p.m. — Dancing. Admission: $5. Music by Jazz R Us. Concessions for sale. Dances are at Greenup Senior Center, 1617 Ashland Road, Greenup (Applegate Shopping Center).
Thursday, 8 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke with Dave and Christina.
Friday and Saturdsay, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — The Dennis Smith Band.
1305 S. Third St. Guests welcome. (740) 532-4847.
Thursdays karaoke 8 to 12 p.m. with Dave and Christina.
Fridays and Saturdays 8:30 to 12:30 p.m. May Day Band.
KYOVA GOSPEL MUSIC
‰Friday — The New Vision Trio, Providence, The Bluegrass Hymn Trio, Greg McFarlin.
‰Jan. 11 — The Artrip Family, The Singing Gosspelaires, The Godsmen, Chuck Gibson.
For more information, call Arnold Sexton at (606) 836-5582; visit kyova.org or email Arnold@kyova.org.
LIVING WITH A CAUSE
“TG” entertainment’s upcoming events:
‰Jan. 20, 3 p.m. — Pure American Girl Pageant.
‰Feb. 17, 3 p.m. — Pure American Girl Pageant.
‰March 10, 3 p.m. — Pure American Girl Pageant.
‰April 7, noon — Pure American Girl Pageant.
Unless otherwise noted, all shows start at 7:30 p.m. and are always “G” rated.
The venue is at 8805 Ohio River Road, Wheelersburg. Call (740) 574-6000.
For more information and to check updates, go to songs23.com or tgentertainmentlive.com.
MARSHALL ARTISTS SERIES
‰Jan. 30, 7:30 p.m. — Ed Asner as “FDR” at John C. Edwards Performing Arts Center.
‰Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m. — Smokey Robinson at Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center.
‰Feb. 22 through 28 — Spring International Film Festival at Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center.
‰March 7, 7:30 p.m. — “Hair” at Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center.
‰April 28, 7 p.m. — “The Addams Family” at Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center.
Tickets can be purchased at the Marshall Artists Performing Arts Center. For more information, call (304) 696-3326 or visit marshallartistsseries.org.
MOUNTAIN ARTS CENTER
‰Jan. 12, 7 p.m. — The Lyrick Talent Quest.
To order tickets or for more information, call (888) MAC-ARTS or (606) 886-2623 or visit macarts.com. The venue is at 50 Hal Rogers Drive in Prestonsburg.
MOUNTAINEER OPRY HOUSE
‰Saturday — Country Grass.
‰Jan. 13 — The Grascals.
‰Jan. 20 — Newtown (formerly Kati Penn).
Concessions are available in a friendly family atmosphere where there is no smoking or alcohol.
Doors and concessions open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $15; $12 for seniors; and $5 for children.
Mountaineer Opry House iss off the Milton Exit on Interstate 64, 10 minutes east of Huntington or 20 minutes west of Charleston. For more information, call (304) 743-5749. mountaineeropry.com.
PARAMOUNT ARTS CENTER
‰Jan. 10, 7 p.m. — “Beauty and the Beast.” Tickets start at $45.
‰Jan 14, 7 p.m. — “Romeo and Juliet.” Tickets $12.
‰Jan. 17, 7 p.m. — Ritch Collins 3-0. Tickets $5.
‰Feb. 9, 7:30 p.m. — “Hooray for Hollywood.” Tickets start at $20.
‰Feb. 14, 7 p.m. — An Evening of Romance. Adults and students $10; Lap seats $5 added to adult ticket.
‰Feb. 20, 7 p.m. — “Drumline Live.” Tickets start at $20.
‰Feb. 21, 7 p.m. — Ritch Collins 3-0. Tickets $5.
‰Feb. 23, 7 p.m. — Hillcrest Bruce Choir festival. Free general admission.
For more information, visit paramountartscenter.com or call (606) 324-3175.
PORT CITY CAFE AND PUB
‰Today, 8 p.m. — Poetry open mic with Neil Carpathios.
‰Jan. 12, 9 p.m. — The Return acoustic.
‰Jan. 17, 7:30 p.m. — Steve Free.
‰Jan. 19, 8 p.m. — Acoustic open jam session.
‰Jan. 25, 7 p.m. — Robert Burns supper (ticket required).
‰Jan. 26, 8 p.m. — Fintan
‰Jan. 31, 8 p.m. — Roger Drawdy & The Firestarters.
424 Chillicothe St., Portsmouth. For more information, call (740) 355-9015. theportcitycafeandpub.com.
‰Saturday — Fire-n-Line Band (Bo Lambert).
Jan. 19, 7 p.m. — Chaston Carroll Band (Kyle Burnett, Chad Gilbert and David Barnett). Admission: $8.
‰Feb. 2 — Pactolus Pony Riders Band.
‰Feb. 16 — Broad Hollow Band (Tyler Stevens).
‰March 2 — Mountain Melody Band (Wayne Taylor).
For more information, call Bill Gilbert at (606) 286-5124 or Larry Carroll at (606) 286-5788.
‰Every Thursday, 7 to 10 p.m. — Karaoke with Walt and Missy.
‰Live music every Friday and Saturday from 8 to 11 p.m.
The Red Barn is on Ky. 7 at Warnock in Greenup County.
Cake and admission ticket giveaway each night.
Admission is $5. Children 10 and younger admitted free.
Flat screen TV and Wi-Fi available.
Available to rent for individual or company occasions.
No alcohol allowed.
Follow the Red Barn on Facebook at facebook.com/kyredbarn.
For more information, call (606) 922-9346.
ROCK SPRINGS WINERY
During the Winter, November through March, dinners are once a month. Price: $35 per person.
All wine tastings start at 6:30 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. Dinners are by reservation only.
1081 Rock Springs Road, Grayson. For reservations, call (606) 923-9085 or (606) 474-2315. Visit rockspringswinery.biz.
‰Saturday, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m. — Monster Jam. Tickets start at $26.50 for adults; $6.50 for children age 2 to 12.
‰Jan. 19, 7 p.m. — Harlem Globetrotters. Tickets start at $20.
‰Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, 1 to 9 p.m.; Feb. 2, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Feb. 3, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Kentucky Sport Boat and Recreation Show. Adults $7; children 3 to 13, $3 and under 3, free.
430 W. Vine St., Lexington. (859) 233-4567. rupparena.com.
‰Jan. 19, 7 p.m. — Coaltown Dixie.
336 Main St., Paintsville. For more information, call (606) 297-1469. cityofpaintsville.net/sipp.
STUART’S OPERA HOUSE
‰Jan. 19 — Fourth annual Cabin Fever Festival with Freakwater and more. Tickets start at $15.
‰Feb. 1 — Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out with the Hart Brothers. Tickets start at $20.
52 Public Square, Nelsonville, Ohio. For more information, call (740) 753-1924 or visit stuartsoperahouse.org.
Fridays and Saturdays — Karaoke with Honey Boggs.
719 Oak St., Kenova. (304) 453-4320.
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
SINGLETARY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
‰Jan. 10 through 12, Jan. 18, 19, 25 and 26, 8 p.m., and Jan. 13, 20 and 27, 2:30 p.m. — “Southern Comforts” by the Studio Players.
Shows by the Studio Players are at the Carriage House Theatre, Lexington.
405 Rose St., Lexintgon. Main office (859) 257-1706; for tickets, call (859) 257-4929. finearts.uky.edu/singletary-center.
‰Fridays, 7 to 10 p.m. — Lundy Wright, The Ravens.
‰Saturdays, 7 to 10 p.m. — Lundy Wright, The Ravens.
Free drawing for a free pass to the show and half and half drawing. Admission is $6; those younger than 12 admitted free. Family oriented. No alcohol. Concessions are available. Free parking.
Doors open at 7 p.m.
28 Grahn Road, Olive Hill. For more information, call (606) 286-1420 or (606) 474-8485.
THE V CLUB
‰Jan. 18, 8 p.m. — Thirty Spokes, The Jeff Ellis Band and Dead Leaves.
‰Jan. 19, 8 p.m. — The Jompson Brothers, Switchmen and Sasha Colette.
‰Jan 29, 8 p.m. — Corey Smith.
‰Feb. 2, 10 p.m. — Fletcher’s Grove and InFormation.
Most tickets are available online at etix.com.
741 Sixth Ave. in Huntington. vclublive.com.
VFW POST 8850
Ladies auxiliary meetings are at 6:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays of the month.
3028 S. Third St., Ironton. For more information, call Walt Butler at (740) 532-3000.
WHISKEY RIVER SALOON
Tuesdays — Karaoke.
Wednesdays — Advanced line dance class. Free.
Thursdays — Beginner line dance class. Free.
Fridays — DJ Tinia.
Come in and try out our dart board, pool tables and large dance floor.
In the Grandview Inn, County Road 450, South Point. For more information and tickets, call (740) 377-9077. Kitchen open until 2 a.m.
Fridays and Saturdays, 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. — Music.
Food, beverages and entertainment; features will be 25 cent wings; 99 cent draft beer; and DJ Atom Bomb nightly from 10 to close. Free parking across from the Holiday Inn.
The club is at 809 Third Ave., Huntington. For more information, call (304) 697-2789.
WHITEY’S MUSIC BARN
‰Fridays, 7 to 10 p.m. — Country Junction Band, open mic.
‰Saturdays, 7 to 10 p.m. — New Sounds Band and guest.
Cost: $6. Children younger than 10: $3. New performers are welcome and needed. Guitar lessons are available.
Hot food on Fridays and Saturdays. No alcoholic beverages or drugs permitted.
Exit Ohio 522 onto Park Street in Wheelersburg.
Call (740) 357-3571 for more information or directions. whiteys-music-barn.webs.com.
BETTER DAY PARADE
‰Saturday and 12, 10 p.m. — A&E’s Bottom’s Up, Ceredo.
‰Feb. 22 and 23, 10 p.m. — Frogtown USA, Ironton.
‰March 22 and 23, 10 p.m. — Frogtown USA, Ironton.
Band members are Andy Mayo, lead vocals, guitar; Bill Byerley, lead vocals, bass; Jamie Cain, guitar, harmonica, backup vocals; and Chuck Burke, drums, back up vocals. Visit facebook.com/betterdayparadeband.
‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — Wilbert’s Food & Music, Cleveland.
‰Jan. 12, 8 p.m. — Marietta Brewing Company.
‰Jan. 17, 8 p.m. — The Cave, Chapel Hill, N.C.
‰Jan. 18, 8 p.m. — The Juggling Gypsy, Wilmington, N.C.
‰Jan. 19, 8 p.m. — Gillies, Blacksburg, Va.
‰Jan. 24, 8 p.m. — Black Sheep Burrito & Brews, Huntington.
‰Feb. 21, 8 p.m. — Black Sheep Burrito & Brews, Huntington.
‰Feb. 23, 6 p.m. — Main Street Cafe, Berea.
Original funky, jazzy, groove music performed by the Gillum brothers, Andrew and Nathan Gillum. Visit facebook.com/gillgumesh.
‰Jan. 10, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. — Mozart’s Birthday Celebration. Fundraiser for HSO with three members of HSO performing. At Touma Museum, 314 Ninth Street, Huntington. Serving wine and cheese. $25 per person.
‰March 16, 8 p.m. — A Celtic Celebration featuring flutist Wendell Dobbs. Tickets start at $20. Keith Albee Performing Arts Center.
For more information, call (304) 781-8343 or visit huntingtonsymphony.org.
‰Saturdays through Jan. except Jan. 26, 8 to 11 p.m. — American Legion Post 43, Raceland.
‰Jan. 26, 8 to 12 p.m. EndZone in Ironton, Ohio.
Members are Dennis Page, Sheree Page, Greg Combs, Ernie Davis and Richard Hensley.
‰Jan. 12 — Port City Pub, Portsmouth.
‰Jan. 18 — Frogtown, Ironton.
Band members are Mike Fitzpatrick, guitar, keyboards, vocals; Gary Kesling, drums, keyboards, vocals; Dave Copley, bass, keyboards, backing vocals.
Visit thereturnlive.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org. (606) 324-5545 or (606) 324-1439.
SPLIT DECISION BAND
Fridays and Saturdays, 9 p.m. — American Legion Post 76, 405 20th St. at Carter Avenue in Ashland.
Band members are Tim Holmes, lead vocals, guitar and percussion; Mike Allen, lead guitar and vocals; Gary Higginbotham, keyboard and vocals; Tony Thomas, bass and vocals; and Steve Wurts, drums and DJ.
Email email@example.com or visit facebook.com/pages/The-Split-Decision-Band/493658340243.
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