ALADDIN’S ART GALLERY
‰Today, 5 to 8 p.m. — Holiday shopping open house.
The gallery is at the corner of 13th Street and Lexington Avenue in Ashland.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday.
For more information, call (606) 325-2597 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit us on Facebook at facebook.com/AladdinsArtGallery.
CINCINNATI MUSEUM CENTER
‰Through Jan. 6 — “Holiday Junction.” Featuring Duke Energy holiday trains.
‰Through Jan. 6 — “The Photographic Legacy of Paul Briol.”
‰Through Jan. 13 — “Cincinnati and the Civil War: The Queen City Responds 1861-1862.”
‰Through mid-April — “Dead Sea Scrolls.” Largest collection of artifacts ever to tour outside of Israel.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati. For more information, call (513) 287-7000 or (800) 733-2077 or email email@example.com. cincymuseum.org.
THE CLAY CENTER
Free activities at Capitol Market on the second Saturday of each month between 10 a.m. and noon.
‰Through Dec. 30 — “Traditions: A Celebration of Heritage.”
‰Dec. 21 through March 30 — “American Quilts in the Modern Age, 1870-1940.”
‰Through March 8 — “Shackleton’s Antarctic Adventure.”
‰Jan. 5 — “Dinosaurs” opens.
‰Jan. 9 — “The Planets” opens.
‰Through Jan. 6 — “Reason for the Season.”
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.
COLUMBUS MUSEUM OF ART
‰Through Jan. 13 — “Marvelous Menagerie: An Ancient Roman Mosaic from Lod Israel.”
‰Through Jan. 27 — “Think Outside the Brick.” The creative art of LEGO®.
‰Through Spring — “The Essential Elijah Pierce.”
‰Through Spring — “Song for the New Millennium, 1812-2012.” Works by Aminah Robinson.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday; 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday; closed Monday.
480 East Broad St., Columbus. For more information call (614) 221-6801; 24 hour information at (614) 221-4848; or email firstname.lastname@example.org. columbusmuseum.org.
‰Classic — Exhibits include Space, Live Shows, Lab Spaces, Big Science Park, Ocean, WOSU@Cosi, Innovation Showcase, Life Body Mind Spirit, Gadgets, Progress and Little Kidspace.
Adventure in the Valley of the Unknown.
‰Through Jan. 6 — Storm the Castle. Kids and their families are transported to a LEGO® kingdom where they can become master castle builders.
‰Through Jan. 6 — Gunther von Hagens’ “Body Worlds & the brain.”
Extreme Screen Theater
‰Mondays through Saturdays, noon, 2 and 4 p.m.; and Sundays, 12:15, 2 and 4 p.m. — Sharks 3D.
‰Mondays through Saturdays, 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m.; and Sundays, 1, 3 and 5 p.m. — Meerkats 3D.
Some exhibits require additional ticket. Hours through Jan. 6 are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; noon to 6 p.m. Sunday; and evening hours for Body Worlds are 5 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
333 W. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio. For more information, call (614) 228-2674. cosi.org.
FAT CAT ART STUDIO
Featuring original oil paintings and drawings. Artists welcome to bring in works from every medium. All work is original and available for purchase.
Camayo Arcade Suite 24 on Winchester Avenue in Ashland. Open Monday through Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (606) 739-9296. Visit fatcatstudioashland.com or email email@example.com.
THE FRENCH ART COLONY
‰Through Dec. 22 — Christmas show.
‰Saturday, 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call (606) 922-0927. graysongalleryartcenter.weebly.com.
HIGHLANDS MUSEUM AND
‰Through January — “Beauty and Extravagant Vanity.”
‰Through May — “The Ballantyne Collection.”
‰Through Jan. 4 — “Holidays at the Highlands.”
‰”Country Music Heritage Hall.”
‰“C.I. Haeberle Medical Exhibit.”
‰“William E. Martin Military Exhibit.”
‰“The Legacy of Jean Thomas.”
‰”Treehouse of My Own.”
‰“The Aqua Zone.”
‰Through Jan. 4 — Gingerbread houses on display.
‰Saturday, 1 to 3 p.m. — Holiday cookie decorating class. $10 per person. Call the museum for reservation.
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.
‰Through Feb. 3 — Curator’s choice: Barrie Kaufman.
‰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 and on Christmas Eve from noon to 4 p.m., and until 5:30 p.m. on weekdays.
‰The JSF Store will be open on Saturdays before Christmas from noon to 4 p.m. and on Christmas Eve, and until 5:30 p.m. on weekdays.
‰The JSF Regional Readers book discussion group takes a break in December. The 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.
KENTUCKY ARTISAN CENTER
‰Through Feb. 23 — “The Threads That Bind.” Textile works by Kentucky artisans.
Open daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free admission. Cafe open daily 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
200 Artisan Way, Berea, KY 40403. Phone (859) 985-5448; Fax (859) 985-5449. kentuckyartisancenter.ky.gov.
THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
‰Today, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — “Lysistrata.” Savage Rose classical theatre company. Tickets $17.
‰Friday, Saturday and Dec. 21, 22 and 23, 7:30 p.m. — “Nutcracker.” Tickets start at $30.
‰Saturday, 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. — “Best Christmas Pageant Ever.” Tickets start at $19.75.
‰Saturday, 7 p.m. — “Do You See What I See?” Tickets $15, proceeds to benefit Down Syndrome of Louisville.
‰Saturday, Sunday, Dec. 22 and 23, 1:30 p.m. — “Nutcracker.” Tickets start at $30.
‰Sunday, 11:30 a.m. — Louisville ballet “Sugar Plum Party.” Tickets $20.
‰Dec. 20, 10 a.m. and noon — “Best Christmas Pageant Ever.” Tickets start at $19.75.
‰Jan. 9, 6 p.m. — Jared Diamond. Tickets start at $20.
501 W. Main St., Louisville. (502) 562-0100. kentuckycenter.org.
KENTUCKY MUSEUM OF ART AND CRAFT
‰Through Feb. 4 — “Wendell Castle: Forms within Forms.”
The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Admission is free for members; $6 for adults; $5 for seniors and military members. Family admission is (two adults and all children) $12. Children younger than 12 and students with ID are admitted free.
The museum is at 715 W. Main St., Louisville. For more information, call (502) 589-0102 or visit kentuckyarts.org.
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.
‰Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m. and Sunday, 7 p.m. — Aesop’s Fables Onstage Tickets $14 for adults and $12 for children.
418 W. Short St., Lexington. For more information call (859) 254-4546 or visit lctonstage.org.
‰Dec. 20, 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.
NEW YEAR’S EVE CASINO TOUR
Dec. 31 through Jan. 1 — Includes transportation, overnight accommodations, breakfast, lunch at Hard Rock Cafe, Hoosier Park Casino and Racetrack, shuttle service, concert and other entertainment, Circle Center Mall. $189 per person.
Presented by Rambling Fever Travel. Call: (606) 673-4993 or (606) 624-5569.
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.
‰Dec. 31, 8:30 p.m. — New Year’s Revolution with a Beatles concert performed by Sister Redden Hair. Tickets are $20 and includes appetizers.
Artist of the Month
Libby and Katie Wurtz, hand crafted decor, jewelry and children’s clothing.
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
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.
December — Jennifer Reis and Seth Green, “Between Heaven and Earth.”
December — “Youth ArtWorX.”
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
‰Through Dec. 31 — “A Face in the Crowd.”
‰Through Dec. 30 — Art Werger, printmaker.
‰Sunday, 4 p.m.; Monday and Tuesday, 7 p.m. — “Le Nutcracker Cirque” at the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts.
‰Dec. 21, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. — “A Gift Wrapped Museum.”
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
‰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
‰Saturday and Dec. 22 — Open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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.
WEXNER CENTER FOR THE ARTS
‰Through Dec. 30 — Annie Leibovitz exhibit.
‰Today through Dec. 30 — “Art and Environment Interventions: Students Respond to the Environment.”
‰Through Dec. 20 — “Wuthering Heights.”
‰Through Dec. 31 — Leslie Thornton “Twice Removed.”
‰Today, 7 p.m. “China Heavyweight.”
‰Friday, 7 p.m. — “Abbot & Costello Meet Frankenstein” and “Never Give a Sucker an Even Break.”
‰Saturday, 7 p.m. — “Pillow Talk.” and “Three Smart Girls Grow Up.”
‰Tuesday, 7 p.m. — “All Quiet on the Western Front.”
‰Jan. 3, 7 p.m. and Jan. 5, 4 p.m. — “Creature from the Black Lagoon.”
‰Today through Dec. 30 — “Art and Environment Interventions: Students Respond to the Environment.”
Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday; and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; closed Monday.
1871 N. High St. at the corner of 15th Avenue on the campus of The Ohio State University in Columbus. For more information, call (614) 292-0330 or (614) 292-3535. wexarts.org.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 23
‰Today, 6 p.m. — Ladies Auxiliary Christmas party.
‰Fridays in December, 8:30 p.m. — Donna C. band.
‰Wednesday and Dec. 26, 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
Fridays in December, 7 to 10 p.m. — Silver Strings Band.
‰Dec. 21, 7 to 10 p.m. — Silver Strings Band. Christmas dance with prizes.
‰Dec. 31, 8 p.m. to midnight — Silver Strings Band.
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
‰Dec. 31 — New Year’s Eve party. Tickets are $25 per person.
Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. — Happy Hour.
Monday through Saturday, 5 p.m. to close — Front Line Grill open.
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.
ARIEL-ANN CARSON DATER
PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE
‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — Country Christmas with Bill Hawks and Chase Likens.
‰Dec. 29, 8 p.m. — Unplugged, Matt King and Shelby Merry.
The center is at 426 Second Ave., Gallipolis. (740) 446-2787 or visit arieltheatre.org.
‰Thursdays, 8 p.m. to midnight, Fridays and Saturdays in December, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Gypzy Roze.
‰Dec. 23, 1 to 4 p.m. — Children’s Christmas party.
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.
Memebership drive — $25 for membership and re-enrollment.
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
‰Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. — Children’s Christmas party with a visit from Santa.
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.
BIG SANDY SUPERSTORE
‰Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — Holiday Memories 2012 featuring Huntington Symphony and The Lettermen. Tickets start at $25.
Jan. 4 and 5 — WV Indoor MX Championship.
To place ticket orders or charge by phone, go to Ticketmaster.com or (800) 745-3000. Visit bigsandyarena.com.
BLACK SHEEP BURRITO & BREWS
‰Today, 9 p.m. — The Modock Rounders.
‰Friday, 9 p.m. — Open mic night.
‰Wednesday, 8 p.m. — Comedy open mic night, hosted by Josh McDonald.
‰Dec. 20, 9 p.m. — Gillgumesh.
‰Dec. 22, 9 p.m. — The Allure and Richard Stewart.
1555 Third Ave., Huntington. For more info call (304) 523-1555 or visit blacksheepwv.com.
BLUE RIBBON FOX HUNTERS
‰Saturday, 6 p.m. — Christmas party. Bring a covered dish. House Band.
‰Dec. 31, 8 p.m. — Bobby Maynard and Breakdown, Firing Line and Bottom Line. 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
‰Through Dec. 23 — Hobbit Feast.
Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. — jam night.
The venue is at Kyova Mall on U.S. 60. Visit callihanspub.com or find us on Facebook at facebook.com/callihans.
CARTER CAVES STATE RESORT PARK
‰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.
CHARLESTON CIVIC CENTER
‰Saturday — Sports card and memorabilia show.
‰Jan. 4, 7 p.m. — Winter Jam 2013. Tickets $10.
‰Jan. 6, noon to 4 p.m. — The Charleston Wedding Expo.
To purchase tickets, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.
200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV 25301. (304) 345-1500. Visit charlestonwvciviccenter.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
‰Fridays and Saturdays in December — Paid in Full.
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. to 2 a.m. — Better Day Parade.
‰Dec. 21 and 22, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — Lickety Split.
‰Dec. 28 and 29, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — Southern Thunder.
‰Dec. 31, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — Black Bottom Congregation.
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.
GATEWAY REGIONAL ARTS
"Colored Memories" paintings by Ruth Hunt Wood.
‰Today, 6:30 p.m. — Gateway Camera Club Christmas dinner.
‰Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 3 and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m. — “Best Christmas Pageant Ever.”
‰Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. — Noteables Youth Chorus concert.
‰Dec. 20, 6:30 p.m. — Open mic night.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday.
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 — Hunting packages.
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).
HAWKS NEST STATE PARK
‰Saturday, 9 to 11 a.m. — Breakfast with Santa.
‰Saturday, 9 to 11:30 a.m. — Nature crafting in the conference room.
49 Hawks Nest Park Road, Ansted, W.Va. For more information, call (304) 658-5212 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. hawksnestsp.com.
KYOVA GOSPEL MUSIC
‰Friday — The Artrip Family, The Singing Shafers, John Thornsberry and Friends and Greg Edens.
‰Dec. 21 — The Heavenbound James Gang, The West Virginia Couriers, All 4 Him and Rita Broyles.
‰Dec. 28 — His Own, The Tignors, Kay Baden and New Journey.
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.
LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE
‰Friday, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m. — Lexington Ballet Company, “The Nutcracker.” Tickets start at $19.75.
‰Wednesday, 8 p.m. — Ben Sollee. Tickets $20.50.
‰Dec. 22, 2 and 8 p.m. and Dec. 23, 2 p.m. — Kentucky Ballet Theatre, “The Night Before Christmas.” Tickets start at $16.
430 W. Vine St., Lexington. (859) 233-4567. lexingtonoperahouse.com.
LIVING WITH A CAUSE
“TG” entertainment’s upcoming events:
‰Friday, 7 p.m.; Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m. and Dec. 22, 2 and 7 p.m. — JAX Theatre presents: “A Christmas Carol, The Musical.”
‰Tuesday — Andy McGinnis, Good News Trio, Joy Jones and the Jones Boys.
‰Dec. 21 — Christmas show with Terry Hall and the Dave Morrison Band.
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
‰Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — Billie Jean Osborne’s Kentucky Opry Christmas 2012. Tickets start at $10.
‰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, 7:30 p.m. — The Rarely Herd Band.
‰Dec. 29 — The Kevin Prater Band.
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.
NORTH BEND STATE PARK
‰Saturday — Breakfast with Santa.
‰Dec. 31 — New Year’s Eve party.
‰Jan. 5 and 6 — Little Princess Ball. Father and daughter weekend with dancing, music, arts and crafts and more. Overnight package available.
202 North Bend Park Road, Cairo, W.Va. For more information, call (304) 643-2931 or email email@example.com. northbendsp.com.
PARAMOUNT ARTS CENTER
‰Today, 7 p.m. — “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.” Adults $10; Students $8; Lap seats $5 added to adult ticket.
‰Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — Christmas with John Berry. Tickets start at $10.
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. — Stanley.
‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — Irish Christmas Party.
‰Wednesday, 7 p.m. — Andy Russell.
‰Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m. — Steve Free.
‰Dec. 21, 9 p.m. — Karaoke.
‰Dec. 28, 9 p.m. — Karaoke.
‰Dec. 29, 8 p.m. — Rose Mountain Ramblers.
‰Dec. 31, 9 p.m. — New Year’s Eve with The Interns.
424 Chillicothe St., Portsmouth. For more information, call (740) 355-9015. theportcitycafeandpub.com.
‰Saturday — Billie Renee and Cumberland Band (Christmas Show).
‰Jan 5 — Fire-n-Line Band (Bo Lambert).
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
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.
‰Jan. 5, 7:30 p.m. and Jan. 6, 2 p.m. — Monster Jam. Tickets start at $26.50 for adults; $6.50 for children age 2 to 12.
430 W. Vine St., Lexington. (859) 233-4567. rupparena.com.
SOUNDS OF CHRISTMAS BENEFIT CONCERT DINNER
‰Saturday — 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
‰Today, 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m. — Brick Monkey presents: “An Appalachian Christmas Carol.” Tickets start at $10.
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.
TRI-STATE YOUTH ORCHESTRA
‰Today, 8 p.m. — Christmas concert in the ballroom at ARTS Renaissance. Admission $5, children 12 years old and younger are free.
For more information contact Ron Caviani at firstname.lastname@example.org or (304) 743-7425.
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
SINGLETARY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
‰Sunday, 3 p.m. — “Handel’s Messiah.”
‰Dec. 21, 7 p.m. and Dec. 22, 2 p.m. — “The Nutcracker in One Act.”
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, 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. — Ten Carp Lie and No Pause.
‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — Bobaflex, Devil by Design, Liecus, Underthro and In the Company of Wolves.
‰Dec. 21, 8 p.m. — The Tom McGees, Mad Anthony and Farnsworth .
‰Dec. 22, 8 p.m. — Sasha Colette and the Magnolias, The Good Ol’ Boys and a Girl and Tyler Childers.
‰Dec. 29, 10 p.m. — Qiet.
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 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.
YEARS OF FARMING
‰Sunday, 3 p.m. — “A Bluegrass Christmas” with Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver.
The venue is at Simons Middle School Auditorium, 242 W. Water St., Flemingsburg. For more information, call Paula Hinton at (606) 748-0798 or email email@example.com.
BETTER DAY PARADE
‰Friday and Saturday, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — Frogtown USA, Ironton.
‰Dec. 28, 29 and 31, 9 p.m. — The Laid Back, Ironton.
‰Jan. 5 and 12, 10 p.m. — A&E’s Bottom’s Up, Ceredo.
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.
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 Kyle Baldridge, drums; Clint Adkins, vocals, guitar, piano; Morton Counts, bass,vocals; and Brad Stewart, lead guitar.
‰Wednesday, 8 p.m. — Southgate House, Cincinnati.
‰Dec. 20, 9 p.m. — Black Sheep Burrito & Brews, Huntington.
‰Jan. 5, 8 p.m. — Wilbert’s Food & Music, Cleveland.
Original funky, jazzy, groove music performed by the Gillum brothers, Andrew and Nathan Gillum. Visit facebook.com/gillgumesh.
‰Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in December, 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. Visit myspace/gypzyroze06 or facebook.com/pages/Gypzy-Roze/205022341087.
‰Saturday, 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.
‰Saturday and Dec. 29, 7 to 10 p.m. — American Legion Post 43, Raceland.
‰Dec. 22, 8 p.m. to midnight — End Zone, Ironton.
Members are Dennis Page, Sheree Page, Greg Combs, Ernie Davis and Richard Hensley.
‰Friday — Timothy’s Bar, Charleston.
‰Dec. 21 — Timothy’s Bar, Charleston.
‰Dec. 31 — New Year’s Eve at Timothy’s Bar, Charleston.
‰Jan. 5 — The Endzone, 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.
‰Saturday, 10 p.m. — The Slab Inn, Post Falls, Idaho.
‰Dec. 27, 7 p.m. — Manship Theater, Shaw Center for the Arts, Baton Rouge, La.
For more information, visit rickhuckaby.com.
SILVER STRINGS BAND
AMERICAN LEGION POST 43
‰Fridays in December, 7 to 10 p.m. — American Legion Post 43, Raceland.
‰Dec. 21, 7 to 10 p.m. — American Legion Post 43, Raceland.
‰Dec. 31, 8 p.m. to midnight — American Legion Post 43, Raceland.
SISTER REDDEN HAIR
‰Dec. 31, 8:30 p.m. — Pendleton Art Center, Ashland.
Playing classic rock. Band members are Angy Hall and Danny Craig. Visit the band on Facebook or email email@example.com.
‰Dec. 28 and 29, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — Frogtown USA, Ironton.
Band members are John Sharp, rhythm, vocals; Wayne Neal, lead guitar; Jason Neal, bass and keyboard; and Jim Rice, drummer.
Visit the band at facebook.com/southern.thunder.16?fref=ts or myspace.com/thesouthernthunderband01.
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 or visit facebook.com/pages/The-Split-Decision-Band/493658340243.
‰Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m. — Port City Cafe and Pub, Portsmouth.
For more information, visit stevefree.com.
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.
Visit the band on Facebook or string-therapy.com.