THE CLAY CENTER
Through April 7 — “Why Look at Animals?” photo exhibit.
Through April 7 — “Migrations,” fine art prints from six Native American artists.
Through April 7 — “It’s all Relative,” photography by WVU photography professor Michael Sherwin based on YouTube sources.
April 21 through July 1 — “The Curious World of Patent Models.”
‰Feb. 4, 7:30 p.m. — Mollie O’Brien and Rich Moore.
‰Feb. 18, 8 p.m. — Ragamaia Dance.
All activities, unless noted, are included with gallery admission, which is free for members or $5.50 for children and $7 for adults.
One Clay Square, Charleston; (304) 561-3570. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Visit theclaycenter.com.
THE FRENCH ART COLONY
‰Through Sunday — Local artist Joy Kocmoud. Open house 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 13.
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.
Child and adult class registration under way.
530 First Ave., Gallipolis; FACs family workshops require advance registration by calling (740) 446-3834. Visit frenchartcolony.org.
Through Feb. 24 — Thermal Traces. Reception 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.
The gallery is at 842 Fourth Ave., Huntington. Hours are Tuesday through Sunday from noon to 7 p.m. For more information, go to marshall.edu/cofa/g842.
GRAYSON GALLERY and ART CENTER
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 in Grayson. For more information, e-mail Dan Click at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (606) 922-0927.
HIGHLANDS MUSEUM AND DISCOVERY CENTER
‰Gift shop: The museum carries a variety of jewelry for men and women, Candleberry candles and more.
‰Through April — “Mr. Watson Come Here.”
‰“World War II/Salute to Our Military” exhibit has been renovated and features never-before-seen items from the existing collection as well as new items.
‰“From Necessity to Novelty” features items that were once part of our daily lives.
‰“Windows to the Past” World War II Traveling Exhibit.” For more information, call the office or visit the website.
‰Country Music Heritage Hall”
‰Margaret Adkins’ “Forces of Nature” Weather Wall
‰“The Legacy of Jean Thomas”
‰“Digging Deeper: Prehistoric Man in the Ohio River Valley”
‰Treehouse of My Own”
‰“The Aqua Zone”
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: $5.50; seniors, students and children: $4.50; Members and children 2 and younger admitted free.
Phone: (606) 329-8888; Fax: (606) 324-3218; e-mail: email@example.com; Web address: Highlandsmuseum.com. The museum is at 1620 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.
The Touma Near Eastern Collection catalog. The catalog highlights selected art and artifacts from HMA’s Touma collection, which features 400 objects.
‰Through Feb. 12 — Macy’s Presents Haiti to Huntington: A Journey of Color.
‰Through Feb. 19 — “From Rugs to Riches: Treasured Textiles from the Permanent Collection.”
‰Through Feb. 19 — “Fifty Years of Contemporary Prints 1960-2010”
‰Through Feb. 19 — “Lenny Lyons Bruno: Coal Camp Series 2000-2010.”
‰Through May 13 — Table Top Bronze Sculptures by Women Artists.
‰Through Nov. 18 — Harvey Littleton: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Glass Studio Movement.
For more information, call (304) 529-2701 or visit hmoa.org.
The Jesse Stuart Foundation preserves the human and literary legacy of Stuart and other Kentucky and Appalachian writers.
‰The JSF Regional Readers book group will meet at 5:45 p.m. Jan. 31 to discuss “The Bluegrass Conspiracy: An Inside Story of Power, Greed, Drugs and Murder” by Sally Denton. The group is open to all and new members are 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 foundation book store offers a wide variety of new, used and collectible books, fine art prints, pottery, gift items and Ruth Hunt’s Blue Monday candy bars, Derbies, assorted chocolates and bourbon balls and mint julep 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 foundation is at 1645 Winchester Ave. in downtown 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. 25 — “An Artful Array: Bowls by Kentucky Artisans.”
Open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Free admission. Visitor Center off I-75 featuring crafts and art, travel info and cafe.
The center is at 200 Artisan Way, Berea, KY 40403. For more information, call (859) 985-5448; or kyartisans.ky.gov; or facebook.
THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Friday, 8 p.m. — “Almost Maine.”
Saturday, 8 p.m. — “Almost Maine.”
Sunday, 2 p.m. — “Almost Maine.”
Tuesday, 8 p.m. — Artist conversation: Dracula.
501 W. Main St., Louisville. (502) 562-0100.
KENTUCKY FOLK ART CENTER
Through March 31 — “Scenes from a Lost American: The Works of Jo Neace Krause and Charles Spellman.”
102 W. First St., Morehead. (606) 783-2204. kyfolkart.org.
KENTUCKY MUSEUM OF ART AND CRAFT
The museum is open from 10 a.m. Monday through Friday and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Feb. 3 through 25 — Gold Key Awards Show.
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 West Main St., Louisville. For more information, call (502) 589-0102 or visit kentuckyarts.org.
A eight-week, wheel-thrown pottery class will be either Mondays from 7 to 9:30 p.m. or Tuesdays from 6:30 to 9:30 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
PAINTED COW GALLERY
The Painted Cow Gallery and Lawrence County Arts Council feature “Show the Love,” with works by local oil and acrylic artist Jean “Sally” Salyers of Blaine and her husband, Bill. Both are well-known artists, having sold their artwork at local events since 1999.
Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Visit paintedcowgallery.com.
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. Call Maureen for prices and times.
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 paintedcow.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 premiere artists with a wide range of talents.
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
All artists in the Pendleton will share Artist of the Month honors with special works displayed.
Graphics and printing
Fine art graphics and printing by Denise Spaulding, (606) 465-5589.
The Angry Frenchman Cafe open for lunch 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The following classes are offered at the Pendleton:
‰Mondays: Watercolor class with Janet Lester (606) 928-8965 and Sylvia Jackson (606) 928-0257 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 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. Beginning watercolor from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with LeBrun.
‰Wednesdays: 10 a.m. to noon. — Learn to Draw/Sharpen Your Skills/Learn the Art of Using Colored Pencils with Sylvia Jackson. (606) 928-0257.
‰Thursdays: Craft classes from 3 to 5 p.m. with Angy Hall (606) 831-3592 and Amy Litteral (828) 713-5862.
To become a part of this artist community, rent one of our wide-range of studios to accommodate your individual needs as a working artist or as a beautiful showcase for your work. Hang your work in our gallery with the finest to be seen in the area. $50 off your initial deposit on studios rented between 3 to 7 p.m. Thursdays during our open house. For more information about studio rental, call Chrissie LaLonde at (606) 920-1890 or e-mail email@example.com.
For more information, call (606) 920-9863 or visit pendletonartcenter.com.
Thursdays, 8 p.m. — Open Mic Night.
At 205 E. Main St. in 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 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE SPEED ART MUSEUM
‰Through Feb. 5, 2012 — Kentucky Antiques from the Noe Collection: A Gift to the Commonwealth.
‰Through March 11, 2012 — “Unveiling the New Speed: A Model of the Future.”
‰ Through Spring 2012 — Minimalism: Now/Then/Again.
The museum is at 2035 S. Third St., Louisville. Call (502) 614-2700 or visit speedmuseum.org.
TSHD ARCHITECTS/1414 GALLERY
Opening Feb. 3 — “Why Do you Do What You Do?,” exhibit by Paul G. Blazer High School art students.
1414 WInchester Ave., Ashland. (606) 393-5190.
THE UPSTAIRS GALLERY
First Friday art walk
Feb. 3, 6 to 9 p.m. — Featured artist is Linda Helgason of Ironton. Along with her art, Helgason will read her poetry at 7:30 p.m. at TUG. Theme: “WIth art, music, poetry and passion, it ain’t over ’til it’s over!”
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.
All artwork is 10 percent off at the gallery until Christmas.
Gallery and framing hours are from 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.
The gallery is at 1428 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.
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, 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. — Bill Tatman.
Sunday — Cornhole tournament. Registration at noon; competition begins at 1 p.m. Cost: $25 per team with 70 percent payout for top three teams.
705 Court St., Portsmouth. For more information, call (740) 353-3030.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 43
Fridays, 7:30 p.m. — Karaoke with Honey B.
Saturdays — Poaceous.
The club is at U.S. 23 and Legion Drive in Raceland. Call (606) 836-8355 for more information.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 76
Monday, 7 to 10 p.m. — Jimmy Stevens.
Monday to Thursday, 4 to 7 p.m. — Happy Hour.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Happy Hour.
Wednesday, 7 p.m. — Pool tournament.
Thursday, 7 to 10 p.m. — Karaoke with Stacy.
Friday, 8 p.m. — Queen of Hearts drawing.
Friday and Saturday, 9 p.m. — Split Decision Band.
In the kitchen — Grumpy Gordon’s open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Carryout is available for nonmembers. To place orders, call (606) 329-2162.
Banquet room available.
405 20th St. at Carter Ave. in Ashland.
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 177
6024 U.S. 60 E., Barboursville. (304) 733-0177.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 325
Friday, 4:30 p.m. — Bingo.
Wednesday — Euchre Tournament. Register before 7 p.m.
Saturdays: 7 p.m. — Karaoke.
The legion is in Flatwoods. (606) 836-4141.
AMVETS POST 14
Friday, 7 to 11 p.m. — Karaoke with Bobbi.
Saturday, 8 p.m. to midnight — Kyote Band. Beer $1 and free hot dogs from 4 p.m. to close.
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.
The club is at 1425 Chestnut St. in Kenova. (304) 453-3086.
AMVETS POST 95
Saturdays, 8 p.m. to midnight — New Review Band.
New members welcome.
The club is off Ky. 2 in Greenup. Call (606) 473-7805 for more information.
ARIEL-ANN CARSON DATER PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE
Feb. 12, 12:30 p.m. — Valentine’s Day Luncheon and Dance.
Feb. 25, 8 p.m. — Hot Country on a Cold Winter Night with Bill Hawks.
March 10, 8 p.m. — Ohio Valley Symphony, “The Trumpets Shall Sound.”
April 28, 8 p.m. — Ohio Valley Symphony with violinist Chin Kim.
May 19, 7 p.m. — Tri-County Gospel Sing.
The center is at 426 Second Ave., Gallipolis. (740) 446-2787 or visit arieltheatre.org.
Fridays and Saturdays in January, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — The Return.
First and third Mondays, 7 p.m. — Men’s meeting.
Monday — A-League darts.
Tuesday, 7 p.m. — B-League darts.
Thursday, 8:15 p.m. — Blind draw darts.
Friday and Saturday, 9:15 p.m. — Blind draw darts.
Jan’s Kitchen is closed Monday through Wednesday from 6 to 10 p.m. and is open Thursday through Saturday from 6 p.m. to midnight. Pickup orders are available.
The club is at 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.
Thursdays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke by Lazer Jam.
Friday and Saturday and Jan. 27 and 28, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — The Whipps.
Monday through Friday: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Lunch served. Daily specials.
Thursday through Saturday: 6 to 9 p.m. — Dinner served.
Call (606) 325-3557 for lunch specials and carryout orders.
ASHLAND MOOSE 892
Mondays — A league darts.
Tuesdays — B league darts.
Daily drink specials from 3 to 7 p.m.
Activities for Moose members and guests only.
The club is at 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 North 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 children younger than 11 free.
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 A-A Highway on Beechy Creek, Greenup. For more information, call (606) 932- 2011.
BIG SANDY SUPERSTORE
Feb. 4 — Comedian Ron White. TIckets on sale now.
March 11, 3 p.m. — The Newsboys.
April 20 through 22 — 42nd annual Dogwood Arts and Crafts Festival.
April 27, 7:30 p.m. — Billy Currington with special guests David Nail and Kip Moore. Tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.
At Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center
March 3 — Richard Nader’s Doo Wop Cavalcade.
To place ticket orders or charge by phone, go to Ticketmaster.com or (800) 745-3000.
BLUE RIBBON FOX HUNTERS
Saturday — Shultz Creek and New Time.
Feb. 11 — Back Woods Drive and 5 Miles from No Where.
Feb. 25 — Billie Renee and Cumberland Gap and Blackberry Jan.
March 10 — Tommy Webb Band and Moron Brothers.
March 24 — Bobby Maynard and Breakdown.
April 7 — Sammy Adkins and The Sandy Hook Mountain Boys and Junior Blankenship.
4643 Blue Ribbon Road, Catlettsburg. All shows start at 7 p.m. and are $12 unless otherwise noted.
Wednesday — Jam Night with Eddie Riffe.
Saturday, 8 p.m. — Jeff and Julie Westlake.
Feb. 4, 8 p.m. — Carrier.
Feb. 11, 8 p.m. — The Return.
Feb. 24 — Tony Ramey.
Feb. 25 — Dana Romanello
March 2, 8:30 p.m. — The Beagles. Tickets: $5.
Callihan’s is at the Kyova Mall on U.S. 60.
Season passes are available for $49.99 per person. To order, call (866) CAMDEN.
The park is off Exit 6, Interstate 64, Huntington.
First and third Monday of each month, 7 to 9 p.m. — Pickin’ at the Caves.
344 Caveland Drive, Olive Hill. Phone (606) 286-4411 or (800) 325-0059.
CHARLESTON CIVIC CENTER
Feb. 3, 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 4, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. — Monster Jam Trucks.
Feb. 10 — Blake Shelton.
To purchase tickets, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.
200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV 25301. (304) 345-1500.
THE CHATTER BOX
Saturdays, 7 to 10 p.m. — Mike Marshall and the Country Grass.
Tuesdays — Open Mic.
Thursdays — Line dancing lessons.
Fridays, $5 cover charge.
Music nights special is two hot dogs and fries for $4.99. Homecooked meals.
1404 Poplar St. in Kenova. To place orders or more information, call (304) 453-5007.
Today, 7 p.m. — Evening reading group: “Rules of Civility.”
Jan. 31, 7:15 p.m. — Mystery reading group: “The Coroner’s Lunch.”
Feb. 7, 7 p.m. — Artists’ discussion of Fuse the Muse project.
Saturdays, 8 to 11 p.m. — The Almost Country Club Band.
Reservations are being taken for weddings and receptions.
Admission is $6 for adults; 13 to 18 years, $4; 12 and younger admitted free. Family atmosphere and no alcohol permitted. Concessions available. Open Fridays and Saturdays from 8 to 11 p.m. Cover charge at the door, children 12 and younger admitted free.
The club is at 5405 Roberts Drive in Ashland.
DEBBIE’S MUSIC SHOW HOUSE
Watch for information about upcoming talent show.
The venue is on Highway 60, Salt Lick. For more information, call (606) 683-2299 or (606) 776-6780. Visit debbiewilsonmusic.com or debbiesmusicshowhouse.com.
Feb. 4, 7 p.m. — Sinbad. Tickets: $40, $25 and $15.
April 21, 7:30 p.m. — Eric Church with Brantley Gilbert and Blackberry Smoke.
126 Main St., Pikeville. Tickets may be purchased at ticketmaster.com. Visit eastkyexpo.com.
FORT FALLS AND FRIENDS
Fridays and Saturdays in January, 8 to 11 p.m. — Harry Hogan and The Hoe Handlers.
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
Hours: Monday, noon to 5 p.m.; Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Hard-to-find gift items and custom framing design.
Andi Sword’s oil paintings.
Gallery is at 1436 Winchester Ave. in Ashland, across from the Ashland Plaza Hotel. (606) 324-8565.
Mondays, 6 p.m. — Cornhole.
Tuesdays, 7 p.m. — Ladies Bike Night.
Wednesdays, 6 p.m. — Cornhole.
Wednesdays, 8 p.m. — Open Mic “Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers.”
Thursdays — Southern Thunder.
2515 S. Third St., Ironton. (740) 532-8337.
GREENBO LAKE STATE RESORT PARK
Friday and Saturday — Songwriters Weekend with Rick Ferrell at Greenbo Lake State Resort Park.
Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. — “Silent Night, Deadly Night,” interactive murder-mystery theater, sponsored by The Heritage Station Shop Owner’s Association and Murder and Merriment. Catering by A Taste From Above. Tickets are $35 and must be reserved by calling (304) 523-7526. Heritage Station is at 210 11th St. in Huntington.
Feb. 3, 7:30 p.m. — Ralph Stanley II.
Hitchins School is at the intersection of Route 1 and 773, in Hitchins, Carter County.
HUNTINGTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
March 17 — An evening of Gershwin, Copland and Bernstein featuring jazz pianist and Grammy Award winner Bill Cunliffe. For tickets and more information, call (304)781-8343.
Saturday, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — Music.
Sundays and Mondays — NFL specials.
Thursdays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke with Lisa.
1305 South Third St. Guests welcome. (740) 532-4847.
Every Wednesday and Friday, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Open Mic Acoustic Jam with Ray Rodrigo.
Saturdays, 9 p.m. — Karaoke.
15th Street and Greenup Avenue in Ashland. For more information, call (606) 325-5283.
KYOVA GOSPEL MUSIC
Friday — His Own, The Waymarks, Crimson River and Rose Fisher.
Concerts begin at 7 p.m. at the New Life Center of Princess Chapel at the intersection of Ky. 5 and U.S. 60. Doors open at 6 p.m.
For more information, call Arnold Sexton at (606) 836-5582; visit kyova.org or email Arnold@kyova.org.
LIVING WITH A CAUSE
“G” — entertainment’s upcoming events:
Friday — Country show: Terry Hall and the David Morrison Band.
Saturday — Gospel show: Chris Hunt, others to be announced.
Jan. 31 — High School Sing-off: Portsmouth.
Feb. 3 — TBA
Feb. 4 — Gospel Show: Souldout Quartet and East to West Trio.
Feb. 7 — High School Sing-off: South Websiter.
Feb. 10 — TBA
Feb. 11 — Gospel show: Kendall and Debbie Woodard, others to be announced.
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.
MARSHALL ARTISTS SERIES
Sunday, 3 p.m. — “100 Years of Broadway.”
Feb. 3 through 9 — Spring Film Festival.
Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m. — “In the Heights.”
March 1, 7:30 p.m. — Larry King.
April 13, 6:30 and 9 p.m. — “Oh! What A Piano Can Do.”
April 29, 7 p.m. — Mountain Stage Salutes 75 years of the Marshall Artists Series.
May 29, 7:30 p.m. — Riverdance. Tickets on sale at noon Friday.
Tickets can be purchased at the Marshall Artists Performing Arts Center. Call (304) 696-6656 or visit marshallartistsseries.org for information.
MOUNTAIN ARTS CENTER
Feb. 4, 8 p.m. — Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out.
Feb. 18, 6:30 to 11 p.m. — Melvin Goins’ fifth annual homecoming concert in honor of troops and veterans. Admission: $15 in advance, $18 at the door.
March 3, 7 p.m. — Tyler Stephens with Josh Addair of Matewan, W.Va. Tickets: $15.
March 16 — “Legally Blonde.”
To order tickets or for more information, call (888) MAC-ARTS or (606) 886-2623 or visit macarts.com. The venue is at 50 Hall Rogers Drive in Prestonsburg. For more information, call (888) 622-2787 or visit macarts.com.
MOUNTAINEER OPRY HOUSE
Saturday — The Boxcars.
Feb. 4 — Ralph Stanley II.
Feb. 11 — Bluegrass band competition.
Feb. 18 — Mike Lilly/Wendy Miller Band.
Feb. 25 — Larry Stephenson Band.
Doors open at 5 p.m. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $5 for children 12 and younger. Concessions are available.
Milton, W.Va., off Exit 28 on Interstate 64. For more information, call Larry or Mary at (304) 743-5749.
OHIO UNIVERSITY SOUTHERN
Friday, 7:30 p.m. — Sweet Basil jazz ensemble, OUS Riffe Center Mains Rotunda.
Brown Bag Concert Series
Feb. 1 — Ron Pierce
Feb. 8 — Gloria Smith
Feb. 15 — Sybrina Hodges
Feb. 22 — OUS Community Band
Feb. 29 — Open mic
Concerts are noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays at the Riffe Center.
Ironton Council for the Arts presents 2011-12 Lawrence County Concert Series
Feb. 25 — The Violata Duo: Flutist Wendell Dobbs and guitarist Julio Alves and Linda Dobbs also will perform.
March 24 — The Bravura Trio.
April 21 — Petar Jankovi Ensemble.
All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. at the OUS campus, Riffe Center Mains Rotunda, 1804 Liberty Ave. Prelude dinners will be served prior to the Oct. 8 and March 24 concerts and must be ordered in advance. Season tickets may be purchased or for individual shows may be purchased at the door.
For more information, go to southern.ohiou.edu/irontonarts/performances.html.
PARAMOUNT ARTS CENTER
Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — The Entire Crabb Family Reunion.
Jan. 31, 7 p.m. — Frederick Douglass.
Feb. 5, 7 p.m. — “All You Need Is Love” benefit concert featuring Rob McNurlin, Angie Fletcher, Blue Express Rising, Chesi Spriggs, Ryan Hardiman, Stephen Salyers and 1980s pop star TIffany. Chocolates and coffee will be served and a silent auction is planned.. For tickets, call (606) 329-1007 or (606) 923-0670.
Feb. 25, 8 p.m. — Loretta Lynn.
Feb. 26, 3 p.m. — Red Carpet Party. Tickets: $10; $30 for admission and access to the Leopard Lounge.
March 1, 7:30 p.m. — Pop Goes the Rock by Cirque Dreams.
Feb. 12, 2:30 p.m. — “Love Story.”
For more information, visit paramountartscenter.com or call (606) 324-3175.
PORT CITY CAFE AND PUB
Today, 7:45 p.m. — Singer-songwriter Steve Free; Steve Rodeheffer’s Pub Quiz.
Friday, 9 p.m. — Karaoke.
Saturday — Robert Burns dinner.
424 Chillicothe Street, Portsmouth. For more information, (740) 355-9015.
Feb. 11 — Hazel Hollow.
Feb. 25 — Kevin Prater Band of Pikeville.
March 3 — Rowan County Ramblers.
March 17 — Melvin Goins and Windy Mountain.
March 31 — Mountain Melody Band (Wayne Taylor).
April 14 — Summertown Road.
April 28 — Bluegrass Strangers.
May 19 — New River Line Band (final show of season).
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, contact Bill Gilbert at (606) 286-5124 or Larry Carroll at (606) 286-5788.
The “Red Barn” on Ky. 7 at Warnock.
Dance your way to fitness this year on Friday and Saturday nights.
Live music from 8 to 11 p.m. with Main Event Band featuring Paul McGwain.
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.
For more information, call (606) 922-9346.
Fridays and Saturdays, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — Average Joe Band.
The venue is in West Huntington.
Feb. 18 — Larry Cordle.
March 17 — Country Wildfire.
April 21 — Tim Michaels.
May 19 — Tyler Stephens.
The theater is at 336 Main St., Paintsville. For more information, call (606) 297-1469.
STUART’S OPERA HOUSE
‰Friday, 8 p.m. — Acoustic Cafe with Erin McKeown, Carrie Rodriguez and Kelly Joe Phelps.
For more information, visit stuartsoperahouse.org.
52 Public Square, Nelsonville, Ohio, 45764. For tickets or more information, call (740) 753-1924. Box office hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
‰Fridays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Git-er-done Band.
‰Saturdays, 8 to 11 p.m. — The Dusty Roads Band.
Christmas Eve dance. Admission: $6. Concessions available. Band: Dusty Roads Band.
New Year’s Eve dance. 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Admission: $6. Those attending are asked to bring their own snacks. Bands: Git-er-done Band and Dusty Roads 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.
The venue is at 28 Grahn Road, Olive Hill. For more information, call (606) 548-0096 or (606) 474-8485.
THE V CLUB
Today — Pop Evil, Lansdowne, Zeroking, Another Lost Year, Better Day Parade.
Friday — Jimbo’s B-Day Bash: W/DJ Franklin F’n Furnace, Soul of the Phoenix, The Belt Notches.
Saturday — Sasha Colette and The Magnolias CD release party with The Switchmen and Tyler Childers.
Feb. 3 — Yellow Dubmarinde. Tickets: $8.
Feb. 9 — Franklin F’n Furnace, The Belt Notches.
Feb. 11 — Sly Roosevelt, Old Worlds, Sweatband. Tickets: $5.
Feb. 16 — Keller Williams. Tickets: $22 in advance, $25 day of show.
Feb. 17 — Larry Keel and Natural Bridge, Big Rock. Tickets: $10 in advance, $13 at the door.
March 8 — Every Time I Die, Terror, Former Thieves, Stray from the Path.
March 17 — The Demon Beat. Tickets: $5.
Mondays, 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. — New Moon on Monday ’80s night. $3.
Tuesday Night Main Event — Deadbeats & Barkers and a royal rumble of guest stars.
Wednesdays, 8 p.m. — Thirsty Ear Open Mic.
Doors open at 8 p.m.
Most tickets are available online at etix.com.
741 Sixth Ave. in Huntington.
VFW POST 8850
Fridays in January, 8 p.m. — Mixed Company.
Ladies auxiliary meetings are at 6:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays of the month.
3026 S. Third St., Ironton. For more information, call (740) 532-3000.
Fridays and Saturdays, 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. — Music.
Food, beverage 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.
WHISKEY RIVER SALOON
Saturdays — Line dancing and dance music.
Mondays, 7 p.m. — Monday Night Football with specials.
Tuesday at 9 p.m. — Karaoke with Melinda.
Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. — Advanced line dancing class. Free.
Thursday, 6 p.m. — Ladies night. Prize giveaways and drink specials for the ladies. Free line dancing class.
In the Grandview Inn, County Road 450, South Point. For more information and tickets, call (740) 377-9077. Kitchen open until 2 a.m.
WHITEY’S MUSIC BARN
Monday — Gospel music. No charge.
Friday, 7 to 10 p.m. — Country Junction Band, open mic.
Saturday, 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.
YEARS OF FARMING
Feb. 19 — Don Rigsby and Midnight Call and Nightflyer.
March 18 — Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out.
April 1 — Paul Williams and The Victory Trio.
All shows begin at 2 p.m.
The venue is at Simons Middle School Auditorium, 242 West Water St., Flemingsburg. For more information, call Paula Hinton at (606) 748-0798 or go to email@example.com.
BETTER DAY PARADE
Today — The V Club, Huntington.
Band members are Andy Mayo, lead vocals, guitar; Bill Byerley, lead vocals, bass; Jamie Cain, guitar, harmonica, back up vocals; and Chuck Burke, drums, back up vocals.
Feb. 20, 8 to 9 p.m. — Rooster’s Texas-style Barbecue in Nashville.
April 4, 7 p.m. — Commodore’s in Nashville.
The Head South band members are Phil Osborne, lead guitar; Larry Deerfield, drums; Tom Hall, bass; and Tom Stephens, keyboards.
Wednesdays, 7 to 10 p.m. — Hosting Callihan’s Wednesday night Jam Sessions.
The Fugitives are Todd Smith, lead vocals and comedy; Tim Kleinman, drums; Terry Childers, bass; David Panchott, guitar and horns; and Danny Young, B3 and keyboards. Visit the original Fugitives on FACEBOOK.
Today, 10:30 p.m. — Shamrock’s Irish Pub, 2050 Third Ave., Huntington. Admission: $5.
Smith’s book “Love Tears” is available at all three branches of the Boyd County Public Library.
Band members are Robin Fraley, vocals; Mike Boggs, lead, slide, acoustic guitar, keyboards and backup vocals; Donnie Stacy, lead/rhythm guitar and sound; Jason Fields, bass and lead vocals; and Josh Kitchen, drummer and lead vocals.
The band can be found on myspace/gypzyroze06; or visit Facebook.
Saturday, 6 p.m. to midnight — Western Party at El Hasa Shrine, U.S. 60. Tickets: $25, including all-you-can-eat buffet. Band starts at 7 p.m. Visit larrypancake.com.
Feb. 18, 6:30 to 11 p.m. — Fifth annual homecoming concert in honor of troops and veterans, Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg. Tickets: $15 in advance, $18 at the door. (888) 622-2787.
Feb. 9, 7 p.m. — “Snapshot: A True Story of Love Interrupted by Invasion,” a one-woman show written and performed by Sinnott, Joan C. Edwards Theater in Huntington. For more information, call (740) 550-2477.
Saturdays in January — American Legion Post 43, Raceland.
Feb. 3, 7 p.m. — Nelson’s, Lavalette, W.Va. (304) 525-6888.
Members are Dennis Page, Sheree Page, Marvin Imes, Greg Combs, Allen Dunaway and Johnny Brown.
Fridays and Saturdays in January, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Ashland Eagles.
Feb. 11, 8 p.m. — Callihan’s in Kyova Mall.
Band members are Mike Fitzpatrick, guitar, keyboards, vocals; Gary Kesling, drums, keyboards, vocals; Dave Copley, bass, keyboards, backing vocals.
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