THE CLAY CENTER
Free activities at Capitol Market on the second Saturday of each month between 10 a.m. and noon.
‰Through Dec. 9 — “Associated American Artists: Art by Subscription.”
‰Through Dec. 30 — “Traditions: A Celebration of Heritage.”
‰Dec. 21 through March 30 — “American Quilts in the Modern Age, 1870-1940.”
‰Through Jan. 6 — “Reason for the Season.”
‰Dec. 9, 7 p.m. — “Cirque Dreams Holidaze.”
‰Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m. — “Shrek the Musical.”
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
‰Today and Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Craft bizarre: Annual MSU student art and craft fair.
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.
THE FRENCH ART COLONY
‰Friday through Dec. 22 — Christmas show.
‰Friday, 6 to 10 p.m. and Saturday, 12:30 to 4 p.m. — Annual holiday home tour.
‰Dec. 8, 7 p.m. — “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” at University of Rio Grande’s Fine Arts Auditorium.
‰Dec. 15, 7 p.m. — “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” at Point Pleasant High School’s Wedge Auditorium.
Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.
530 First Ave., Gallipolis; FACs family workshops require advance registration by calling (740) 446-3834. Visit frenchartcolony.org.
GRAYSON GALLERY and ART CENTER
‰Friday, 6 to 9 p.m. — Opening reception, free to all participating artists and the public, with an awards ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Live music featuring guitarists, Mark Fosson and Daniel Bachmann with refreshments by Catering by Laura. Visit again on Saturday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and watch for other dates and times.
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, the former Grayson Fire Station at Carole Malone Boulevard and Third Street, seeks volunteers for all programs and operations (artists and advocates). For more information, email Dan Click at firstname.lastname@example.org 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.”
‰Through Jan. 4 — “Holidays at the Highlands.”
‰Through Jan. 4 — Gingerbread houses on display.
‰Today, 6 to 8 p.m. — Opening night for “Holidays at the Highlands.” $15 per person; $25 for family of four; $5 for children 12 and under. Activities for the evening include gingerbread house display, stained glass display, holiday music, pictures with Santa and light refreshments.
‰Saturday and Sunday — “The Ladies of Highlands Christmas Tour of Homes.” Tickets $20 in advance, and $25 the day of the event.
‰Dec. 8 and 15, 1 to 3 p.m. — Holiday cookie decorating class. $10 per person. Call the museum for reservation.
‰Dec. 8, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — Pictures with Santa.
‰Dec. 8, 12:30 to 1 p.m. — Performance by the International Folklanders.
Reservations may be made by calling (606) 329-8888 or email email@example.com.
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 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.
‰Saturday through Feb. 3 — Curator’s choice: Barrie Kaufman.
‰Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. — Holiday open house.
‰Saturdays, 1 to 3 p.m. — KidsArt Club. Free.
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 open on Saturdays before Christmas from noon to 4 p.m. and on Christmas Eve.
‰The JSF Regional Readers book discussion group takes a break in December. The next meeting will be at 5:45 p.m. Jan. 29.
‰The JSF Bookstore offers a wide variety of new, used and collectible books; fine art prints; 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
‰Today, 8 p.m. — MU choral union.
‰Today, 8 p.m. — Senior recital: Carl Hamlin, saxophone at Jomie Jazz Center.
‰Friday, 8 p.m. — MU trombone/euphonium studio recital.
‰Friday, 8 p.m. — Junior recital: Jason Arnoldt, saxophone at Jomie Jazz Center.
‰Saturday, 2 p.m. — Huntington Tuba Christmas at the Huntington mall.
‰Saturday, 3 p.m. — Senior recital: Daniel Ferreira.
‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — MU percussion studio recital.
‰Monday, 8 p.m. — MU Jazz 12.0.
‰Wednesday, 8 p.m. — MU orchestra.
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.
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.
Artist of the Month
Marcia Vanover, painted gift studio, and Vicki McGuire, ole' biddies' beads.
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.
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
‰Through Dec. 9 — “12th Annual National Miniature Exhibition.”
The gallery has a new fall fashion show of autumn themed art. This includes abstracts, watercolor and photography.
‰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.
‰Wednesdays, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. — Junior art with Susan Tschantz, (304) 552-2006.
‰Wednesdays, 6 to 7:30 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.
November — Luann Parkansky, “Fuse the Muse” exhibit; “Waldens Around the World.”
December — Jennifer Reis and Seth Green, “Between Heaven and Earth.”
December — “Youth ArtWorX.”
‰Friday, 5 to 7 p.m. — “Waldens Around the World” closing reception.
‰Saturday — Hometown holiday.
‰Tuesday, 7 p.m. — Kentucky Center for Traditional Music semester finale.
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.
SOUTHERN OHIO MUSEUM
‰Friday — “FaceBOOK: Another Look.”
‰Through Dec. 31 — “A Face in the Crowd.”
‰Through Dec. 30 — Art Werger, printmaker.
‰The Anna Louise Stanton Doll Collection offers 18th, 19th and very early 20th century beauties in bisque, china, papier mache and tin..
‰Art of the Ancients: The Ohio Valley is a stunning collection of 10,000 ancient objects. Ranging in age from 1500 to 8,000 years old.
‰The Clarence Carter Collection is the largest single collection of American Scene paintings created by the important 20th century American artist born in Portsmouth in 1904.
‰The Carl Ackerman Collection of Historic Photographs. More than 10,000 historic local photographs archived at the museum.
‰Dec. 6, noon — SmARTalk with Art Werger.
825 Gallia Street, Portsmouth. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday. For more information, call (740) 354-5629, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. somacc.com.
TSHD ARCHITECTS/1414 GALLERY
‰Friday — “Earth and Sky.” Photography works by Jeff Ball.
‰Dec. 7 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
November’s featured artist is Kimmie Bryant, printmaker, of Barboursville, W.Va. .
December’s featured artist is Nikki Holmes, photographer.
‰Dec. 7, 6 to 9 p.m. — First Friday Art Walk with entertainment by Brian Brown, guitarist.
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.
Open the following Saturdays in December: Dec. 1, 8, 15 and 22. 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.
For more information, call Barbara at (606) 325-2470 or (304) 633-4401 or visit yessy.com/TUG.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 23
Wednesdays, 5 p.m. — Hamburger fry.
Fridays in November, 8:30 p.m. — Mighty Fine Band.
Beginning January, fourth Monday of the month, 7 p.m. — American Legion Riders meeting.
Saturday and Fridays in December, 8:30 p.m. — Donna C. Band.
Dec. 13, 6 p.m. — Ladies Auxillary Christmas party.
705 Court St., Portsmouth. For more information, call (740) 353-3030. americanlegion23ohio.org.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 43
‰Friday, 7 to 10 p.m. — Silver Strings Band with Ted and Gail.
‰Saturday, 7 to 10 p.m. — Poaceous.
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
Every day, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. — Happy Hour.
Mondays and Thursdays, 7 p.m. — Karaoke with Stacy.
Fridays and Saturdays, 9 p.m. — Split Decision Band.
Kitchen open nightly except Tuesdays, 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
Friday, 8 p.m. to midnight — Crossfire Band.
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.
‰Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — The Return.
‰Beginning Dec. 6, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in December, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Gypzy Roze.
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
‰Tuesdays — B League darts.
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
‰Today, 10 p.m. — The Disappearing Man.
‰Saturday, 9 p.m. — Tyler Childers.
‰Sunday, 9 p.m. — Open mic night.
‰Monday, 8 p.m. — Comedy open mic night, hosted by Josh McDonald.
‰Tuesday, 9 p.m. — Big Rock & the Candy Ass Mountain Boys.
1555 Third Ave., Huntington. For more info call (304) 523-1555 or visit blacksheepwv.com.
BLUE RIBBON FOX HUNTERS
‰Saturday — Open Highway, Black Powder Express and Clarence Kelly and Nu-Cut Road. Tickets: $12.
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.
CALLIHAN’S AMERICAN PUB AND GRILL
Wednesday nights at 7:30 p.m. are jam night hosted by Eddie Riffe.
The venue is at Kyova Mall on U.S. 60. Visit callihanspub.com or find us on Facebook at facebook.com/callihans.
‰First Monday of each month, 7 to 9 p.m. — Pickin’ at the Caves.
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.
‰Tuesdays, 6:45 p.m. — Mystery reading group.
‰Wednesdays, 6 p.m. — Sci-Fi reading group.
‰Thursdays, 7 p.m. — Evening reading group.
Hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday. 159 E. Main St., Morehead. For more information, call (606) 784-8364 or visit coffeetreebooks.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.
FIRST STAGE THEATRE
‰Friday, Saturday, Dec. 7 and 8, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday and Dec. 9, 2:30 p.m. — “Scrooge the Musical.”
‰Friday and Saturday, 6 to 7 p.m. — Opening weekend, Pottery Place will be there with Scrooge ornaments to paint for $10.
At Jean Carlo Stephenson Auditorium, Huntington City Hall, 800 Fifth Ave., Huntington, W.Va. Adults $12; children and seniors $10.
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.
‰Friday and Saturday, 10 p.m. — Better Day Parade.
Tuesdays, 7 p.m. — Kyova Dart Association League night.
Wednesdays, 7 to 11 p.m. — Live music.
Thursdays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Southern Thunder Band.
Sundays, 3 to 7 p.m. — Bike Night. Live music, weather permitting.
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.
GATEWAY REGIONAL ARTS
"Colored Memories" paintings by Ruth Hunt Wood.
‰Sunday, 6 p.m. — “Advent Musicale,” Ascension Episcopal Church.
Gateway Arts Center is at 101 E. Main St. in Mount Sterling. For more information, call (606) 783-2481 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit gatewayartscenter.com.
GREENBO LAKE STATE RESORT PARK
‰Today through Sunday and Dec. 13 through 16 — Hunting packages.
‰Friday, 7 p.m. — “Another Fistful of Bullets!” Mystery dinner show. Performed by Murder and Merriment Interactive Murder Mystery Theatre Troupe. Reservations required.
‰Saturday and Sunday — Holiday open house.
965 Lodge Road in Greenup. For more information, call (606) 473-7324 or email email@example.com.
Various packages of lodging and food available. Call (800) 325-0008. http://parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/greenbo-lake/default.aspx.
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).
HERITAGE FARM MUSEUM AND VILLAGE
‰Saturday — Holiday Market.
Heritage Farm tours of the Museum of Progress, Museum of Transportation and the Country Store Museum are available to the public all year, Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The last tour begins at 2 p.m. (Except for major holidays and in the months of December, January and February, tours are available, weather permitting). Guests may tour the other Heritage Farm exhibits by advance reservation.
3300 Harvey Road, Huntington. For more information, call (304) 522-1244. heritagefarmmuseum.com.
HUNTINGTON DANCE THEATRE
‰Dec. 8, 8 p.m. and Dec. 9, 2 p.m. —31st annual performance of “The Nutcracker.”
Shows will be performed at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards Playhouse in Huntington.
Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon — Breakfast with Santa. $5 donation gets a pancake and sausage meal. Children 2 and younger free. All children can get their photo taken with Santa. At the AEP building, 525 Third St., Ironton. For more information, call (740) 550-9540.
Fridays in November, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — Legacy.
1110 S. Second St., (740) 532-7010.
JENNY WILEY THEATER
‰Sunday, 7 p.m. — “100 Years of Broadway” at University of Pikeville Booth Auditorium.
Proceeds will benefit the theater’s operational budget.
121 Theatre Court, Prestonsburg. 606) 886-9274. jwtheatre.com.
KYOVA GOSPEL MUSIC
‰Friday — Open mic night.
Concerts begin at 7 p.m. and doors open at 6 p.m.
Friday night's at KYOVA are at the New Life Center of Princess Chapel. It is at the intersection of Ky. 5 and old US 60. 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:
‰Friday — Steve Free Christmas show.
‰Saturday, 6 p.m. — Joy Jones and the Jones Boys Christmas show.
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.
MOUNTAIN ARTS CENTER
‰Today, 7 p.m. — “The Nutcracker.”
‰Saturday, Dec. 7, 8, 14 and 15, 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 9, 3 p.m. — Billie Jean Osborne’s Kentucky Opry Christmas 2012. Tickets start at $10.
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, 7:30 p.m. — John Lilly and Blue Yonder.
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 in Milton is the local hot spot for bluegrass music in the Huntington/Charleston area. At the Milton exit of I-64. Ten minutes east of Huntington or 20 minutes west of Charleston. For more information, call (304) 743-5749. mountaineeropry.com.
MURDER AND MERRIMENT
‰Friday, 7 p.m. — “Another Fistful of Bullets!” At Greenbo Lake State Resort Park, Greenup.
Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/pages/Murder-and-Merriment/188552984513967. For more information, call (304) 634-8581 or email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
PARAMOUNT ARTS CENTER
‰Today, 7 p.m. — “Good Grief, It’s Christmas!” Tickets start at $8.
‰Sunday, 6 p.m. — Sandi Patti and Jason Crabb “A Christmas Celebration.” Tickets start at $15.
Lap seats are for children 12 months and under.
For more information, visit paramountartscenter.com or call (606) 324-3175.
PORT CITY CAFE AND PUB
‰Friday, 9 p.m. — Karaoke.
‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — Jeff Valentine’s First Saturday open mic.
‰Wednesday, 7 p.m. — Andy Russell.
‰Dec. 6, 8 p.m. — Poetry open mic with Neil Carpathios.
‰Dec. 7, 9 p.m. — The Interns.
424 Chillicothe St., Portsmouth. For more information, call (740) 355-9015. theportcitycafeandpub.com.
‰Saturday — Don Rigsby and Midnight Call Band.
‰Dec. 15 — Billie Renee and Cumberland Band (Christmas Show).
All shows are $8 and start at 7 p.m., but could be subject to change. The community center is on Ky. 3295, 3.8 miles west of Grayson Lake.
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
Dinners first and third Friday of the month by reservation only. Price: $35 per person.
All wine tastings start at 6:30 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m.
1081 Rock Springs Road, Grayson. For reservations, call (606) 923-9085 or (606) 474-2315. Visit rockspringswinery.biz.
‰Sunday, 1 and 4 p.m. — “Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival.” Tickets start at $21.50.
430 W. Vine St., Lexington. (859) 233-4567. rupparena.com.
SOUNDS OF CHRISTMAS BENEFIT CONCERT DINNER
‰Dec. 8, 9 a.m. — Third annual “Sounds of Christmas” 5k race/walk, downtown Russell.
‰Dec. 15 — The Stephen Salyers “Sounds of Christmas will celebrate its 10th anniversary at the Bellefonte Country Club, Ashland. Includes dinner, silent auction and live entertainment. Special musical guest, James Otto. Other special guests include, Marty Brennaman and his wife.
STUART’S OPERA HOUSE
‰Friday through Sunday, 7:30 p.m. — ABC Players present “Hansel and Gretel.” Tickets $5.
‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — Halfway to Nelsonville music festival party at the Rollerbowl Lanes in Athens, featuring beer, bowling, a raffle, and live music from Nick Tolford & Company, The D-Rays, and The County Pharoahs.
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
‰Today, 7:30 p.m. — UK Symphony Orchestra performs Debussy’s “La Mer” and Tchaikovsky’s “Symphony No. 5.”
405 Rose St., Lexintgon. Main office (859) 257-1706; for tickets, call (859) 257-4929. finearts.uky.edu/singletary-center.
‰Fridays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Rockin’ Country.
‰Saturdays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Git-er-Done Band.
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 6 p.m.
28 Grahn Road, Olive Hill. For more information, call (606) 286-1420 or (606) 474-8485.
THE V CLUB
‰Friday, 8 p.m. — Fifth on the Floor, Matt Woods and Van Lear Black.
‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — Fletcher’s Grove and Tom Batchelor Band.
‰Dec. 6, 8 p.m. — The Sights and AC30.
‰Dec. 7, 8 p.m. — Oreo Jones with DMA, DJ Action Jackson and Dinosaur Burps.
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
Saturdays — Line dancing and dance music.
First Friday of every month 9 p.m. — Comedy show.
Mondays and Tuesdays, 8 p.m. — Karaoke Idol performances; grand prize for the 12-week contest is $1,000.
Tuesdays at 9 p.m. — Karaoke with Melinda.
Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. — Advanced line dancing class, free; 8 p.m. — Pool tournament.
Thursdays, 6 p.m. — Singles night with DJ T playing 1980s music. 7:30 p.m. — Beginners line dancing class, free.
Fridays, 5 to 8 p.m. — Party on the Patio. 7 to 10 p.m. — Ladies night with DJ T. 9 p.m. — Registration for Sexy and You Know It, a 12 week contest with a grand prize of $500. Contest starts at 11 p.m.
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 p.m. 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
‰Friday and Saturday, 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. facebook.com/betterdayparadeband.
‰Wednesday, 7 p.m. — The Commodore, Nashville, Tenn.
‰Dec. 8 — Country Music Museum, Paintsville.
For more information, call (606) 831-7595 or visit facebook.com/bronsonbushmusic.
Head South band members are Phil Osborne, lead guitar; Larry Deerfield, drums; Tom Hall, bass; and Tom Stephens, keyboards.
THE CORNBREAD MAFIA BAND
‰Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. to midnight — Greenup VFW post 1168, Greenup.
‰Dec. 31, 8 p.m. — Greenup VFW post 1168, Greenup.
Band members are Robby Abrams, lead guitar and vocals; Chris "Bones" Brown, drums and vocals; Chuck Caines, bass guitar and vocals; and Virgil Burchett, AKA Ray Rodrigo, rhythm guitar and vocals. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/TheCornbreadMafiaBand?ref=ts&fref=ts.
‰Dec. 5 — Boomers, Ironton.
Band members are Kyle Baldridge, drums; Clint Adkins, vocals, guitar, piano; Morton Counts, bass,vocals; and Brad Stewart, lead guitar.
Find the band on Facebook facebook.com/pages/Dreamcult/139670446043905?ref=ts&fref=ts.
Wednesdays, 7 to 10 p.m. — Hosting Callihan’s Wednesday night Jam Sessions.
‰Dec. 20, 9 p.m. — Black Sheep Burrito & Brews, Huntington.
Original funky, jazzy, groove music performed by the Gillum brothers, Andrew and Nathan Gillum. facebook.com/gillgumesh.
‰Beginning Dec. 6, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Ashland Eagles.
Band members are Robin Fraley, lead vocals, Jason Fields, bass and lead vocals, Donnie Stacy, guitars and sound, Mike Boggs, guitars and Josh Kitchen, drums and lead vocals. The band can be found on myspace/gypzyroze06; or facebook.com/pages/Gypzy-Roze/205022341087.
‰Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m. — Holiday Memories featuring The Lettermen. Tickets start at $25. Big Sandy Superstore Arena.
Tickets on sale. For more information, call (304) 781-8343 or visit huntingtonsymphony.org.
‰Fridays in November, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — Ironton Moose.
Members are Dale Kelley, bass and vocals; Mary Grooms, lead vocals; Raymond Mills, lead guitar and vocals; Keith Wilson, percussion; Lonnie Castle, keys.
‰Dec, 8 and 22, 8 p.m. to midnight — End Zone, Ironton.
‰Dec. 15 and 29, 7 to 10 p.m. — American Legion Post 43, Raceland.
Members are Dennis Page, Sheree Page, Greg Combs, Ernie Davis and Richard Hensley.
‰Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Ashland Eagles.
Band members are Mike Fitzpatrick, guitar, keyboards, vocals; Gary Kesling, drums, keyboards, vocals; Dave Copley, bass, keyboards, backing vocals.
Visit thereturnlive.com or email email@example.com. (606) 324-5545 or (606) 324-1439.
‰Friday, 9 p.m. — The Office Grill, Lubbock, Texas.
For more information, visit rickhuckaby.com.
SILVER STRINGS BAND
‰Friday, 7 to 10 p.m. — American Legion Post 43, Raceland.
SPLIT DECISION BAND
Fridays and Saturdays, 9 p.m. — American Legion Post 76, 405 20th St. at Carter Ave. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/pages/The-Split-Decision-Band/493658340243.
‰Friday, 7:30 p.m. — Living with a Cause, Wheelersburg.
‰Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m. — Port City Cafe and Pub, Portsmouth.
For more information, visit stevefree.com.
‰Saturday, 10 p.m. — Fuzzy Duck, Ironton.
Band members are Dave Bond, guitar and vox, Josh Click, bass and vox, Bob Kelley, dobro and vox, Jim Reed, mandolin and vox and Todd Sams, banjo.
Find the band at string-therapy.com or find them on Facebook.