Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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May 22, 2014

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ASHLAND — GALLERY 842

The gallery is at 842 Fourth Ave., Huntington. Hours: Noon to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, call (304) 696-2296 or email farley53@marshall.edu or visit the website at galleries@marshall.edu.

GATEWAY REGIONAL

ART CENTER

Today, 7 p.m. — Open Mic Night.

May 30 and 31, 7 p.m. —  Bluegrass Area Has Talent.

101 E. Main St., Mount Sterling.

GRAYSON GALLERY

AND ART CENTER

‰Today, 7 p.m. — Memory Days celebration with a poetry reading sponsored by Carter County Poetry Society.

‰Friday, 6 to 9 p.m. — Sneak preview of fourth annual Regional Favorites with 70 pieces by more than 50 artists on display. Music from the community drama “The Jean Thomas Story — The Traipsin’ Woman” by Kentucky Memories and award-winning fiddler Michael Garvin. Refreshments by Catering by Laura.

‰Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Second look at Regional Favorites with music by Native American flutist Fred Nez Keams and John Forgy on guitar.

‰May 30 — Final Friday Art Walk with official opening reception for Regional Favorites with music by Larry Whitt Band. Refreshments will be served; Cruisin’ Grayson Car show.

‰May 31, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Summer Saturdays begins.

301 E. Third St. (Corner of Carol Malone and Third Street).

For more information, email Dan Click at graysongallery@gmail.com or call (606) 922-0927 or visit graysongalleryartcenter.weebly.com.

HIGHLANDS MUSEUM

AND DISCOVERY CENTER

Exhibits

‰Through July — “Old Friends: Playthings of the Past,” 100 years of toy history. Learn about the origins of some of the most popular toys as you walk by displays featuring dolls, board games, action figures and more.

‰Through August — “Beauty by the Sea,” history of swimwear from the 1900s to the present.

Events

‰June 6, 4 to 8 p.m. — First Friday’s. Free face paintings and games. Admission to main floor is free and Discovery Center is $3.50.

‰June 19, 7 to 9 p.m. — Open mic night. Country or bluegrass songs only. Open mic night is every third Thursday. Cost: $3 per person.

‰July 4, 4 to 8 p.m. — First Fridays (of every month). Free face paintings and games. Admission to main floor is free and Discovery Center is $3.50.

‰July 17, 7 to 9 p.m. — Open mic night. Country or bluegrass songs only. Open mic night is every third Thursday. Cost: $3 per person.

‰Aug. 1, 4 to 8 p.m. — First Friday’s (of every month). Free face paintings and games. Admission to main floor is free and Discovery Center is $3.50.

‰Aug. 21, 7 to 9 p.m. — Open mic night. Country or bluegrass songs only. Open mic night is every third Thursday. Cost: $3 per person.

Permanent exhibits

‰“Early Kentucky.”

‰“Digging Deeper.”

‰“Country Music Heritage Hall.”

‰“School Daze.”

‰“C.I. Haeberle Medical Exhibit.”

‰“William E. Martin Military Exhibit.”

‰“The Legacy of Jean Thomas.”

Children’s exhibits

‰”Treehouse of My Own.”

‰“Discovery Cavern.”

‰“The Aqua Zone.”

‰“Interactive dig pit.”

The museum will stay open until 7 p.m. every Thursday.

The museum is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays; and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays.

Cost for adults: $6.50; seniors and children: $5; Members and those 2 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: christine@highlandsmuseum.com; Web address: Highlandsmuseum.com. The museum is at 1620 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.

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