Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

July 25, 2013

07/25/2013 — Coming Up


The Independent

ASHLAND — VISUAL ARTS



ALADDIN’S ART GALLERY

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 aladdinsart@windstream.net. Visit us on Facebook at facebook.com/AladdinsArtGallery.



CLAYPOOL-YOUNG

ART GALLERY

Through Aug. 30 — “STITCH+7: Contemporary Textile Art” from Kentucky and surrounding states.

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 FRAME-UP GALLERY & CAFE ZEAL

The art of Harley Fannin.

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.



GRAYSON GALLERY

AND ART CENTER

Friday, 6 to 9 p.m. — Final Friday Art Walk. Live music, poetry reading by Gloria “Glo” Smith with Phil Osborne and Thomas Marsh and refreshments.

Last Friday of each month from 6 to 9 p.m. is Final Friday Art and Antiques Walk.

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

‰Monday — Deadline for entries to National Juried Art Show 2013.

‰Through July — “The Victorian Era: The Queen’s Way” and “Votes for Women: From Seneca Falls to the 19th Amendment.”

‰Through August — Boy Scouts exhibit featuring George Hendricks and Norman Rockwell memorabilia.

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 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.



HUNTINGTON MUSEUM

OF ART

‰Through Sept. 1 — “Vestige of a Tree,” art made from wood.

‰Through Sept. 22 — “A Sense of Place: The West Virginia Sesquicentennial Artist Invitational.”

‰Through Oct. 13 — “Selected Reality: Photographs of 1970s.”

‰Through Oct. 20 — “Huntington Federal Savings Bank presents: Mr. Fitz: Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Huntington Museum of Art.”

 ‰Through Nov. 17 — “Pilgrim Cmeo Glass from the Touma Collection.”

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.



PAINTED COW GALLERY

July 25 through 31 — Save the Gallery sale. Every oil painting, watercolor, acrylic and sculpture is half off. Free print given with purchase; free gift for coming in.

Gallery hours are 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Gallery features a series of paintings called “Memories of Old Lawrence County” and works by artists who live in Lawrence County.

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

The Pendleton Art Center at 1537-1539 Winchester Ave., Ashland, will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Contact information for artists is available in the lobby.

Art classes

‰Daily Classes, 3 to 8 p.m. — private or small group by Jeremy Grizzle. For more information contact Jeremy Grizzle at (606) 922-1731 or mrjeremygrizzle@gmail.com.

‰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 for our next six week session.

‰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.

‰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 dspaulding_fineart@yahoo.com or Melanie Osborne (606) 615-0022 or email melsartworks@aol.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 or pati.payne@yahoo.com.

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 gallerywv@yahoo.com.



THE UPSTAIRS GALLERY

Fridays, 5:30 to 8 p.m. — First Friday art walk.

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 area 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.



LITERATURE



COFFEETREE BOOKS

New month and new books — Stephen King’s “Joyland,” Sarah Dessen’s “The Moon and More” and many others.

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.



JESSE STUART

FOUNDATION

‰Aug. 9, noon to 6 p.m. — Open House to celebrate what would have been the 107th birthday of the late and world renowned auther, Jesse Stuart. See the Book Cover Quilt his sister, Glennis and niece made him. Special events, displays, discounted merchandise and refreshments.

Readers will meet at 5:45 p.m. last Tuesday of the month. July’s selection is “One Foot in Eden” by Ron Rash.

‰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 Book Store offers a wide variety of new, used and collectible books; fine art prints; vintage linens; JSF t-shirts; Granville Pottery; jewelry from the Gastineau Studio in Berea; The Kentucky Explorer magazine; Ruth Hunt’s “Blue Monday” candy bars, and Mom Blakeman’s Cream Pulled Candy, 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.



CLUBS & SHOWS



AMERICAN LEGION POST 23

Wednesdays, 5 p.m. — Hamburger fry.

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

Wednesdays, 5 to 8 p.m. — Acoustic Jam.

Fridays and Saturday — country music.

The club is at U.S. 23 and Legion Drive in Raceland. For more information, call (606) 836-8355.



AMERICAN LEGION POST 76

Friday and Saturdays in July, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Rock Therapy.

Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. — Happy Hour.

The Front Line Grill is now open for lunch and dinner, 1 p.m. to close, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. Closed Tuesday and Thursday. Great food and prices.

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

Monday through Saturday — Open at noon.

Fridays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke with Bobbi.

Saturdays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Kyote with Butch Caldwell, Tom Cripple and David McCoy. Free hot dogs on Saturday nights.

Monday through Saturday, 4 to 6 p.m. — Happy hour.

Every second Monday, 7 p.m. — Post meeting. Please call (304) 453-3086 for more information.

Every third Monday, 7 p.m. — Ladies auxiliary meeting. Please call (304) 453-3086 for more information.

Every fourth Monday, 7 p.m. — Sons of the Avets squad meeting. Please call (304) 453-3086 for more information.

No cover charge.

1425 Chestnut St. in Kenova. (304) 453-3086.



AMVETS POST 95

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.



ASHLAND EAGLES

First and third Mondays, 7 p.m. — Men’s meeting

Mondays — A League darts.

Tuesdays, 7 p.m. — Dart Association, Pool tournament; 8 p.m. to midnight — karaoke.

Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in July — Canyon.

Fridays and Saturdays, 9:15 p.m. — Blind draw darts.

Sundays, 1 to 7 p.m. — Happy Hour; 3 p.m. — Pool tournament. Karaoke at 7 p.m.

Kitchen is open Tuesdays from 6 to 10 p.m.; Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 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

Saturdays and Sundays through summer, 7 p.m. — House band.

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.



B&B JAMBOREE

HIGHWAY 140

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 exit.

For more information, call (740) 285-2183 or (740) 574-2991.



BEECHY CREEK

MUSIC CENTER

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 A-A Highway on Beechy Creek, Greenup. For more information, call (606) 932- 2011.



BLACK SHEEP BURRITO & BREWS

Today, 9 to 11 p.m. — The Disappearing Man. 

Saturday, 9 to 11 p.m. — The Good Ol' Boys and a Girl & Sasha Colette.

1555 Third Ave., Huntington. For more information, call (304) 523-1555 or visit blacksheepwv.com.



CALLIHAN’S AMERICAN PUB AND GRILL

Today, 7:30 p.m. — Cole Potter and The Renegades.

Friday, 8 p.m. — Hung Jury.

Saturday, TBA.

Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. — Jam night.

The venue is at Kyova Mall on U.S. 60. Visit callihanspub.com or Facebook at facebook.com/callihans.



FORT FALLS AND FRIENDS

Fridays and Saturdays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Paid In Full.

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.



FROGTOWN USA

‰Tuesdays, 5 to 8 p.m. — League darts.

‰Wednesdays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Picking and Grinning in Hurricane Valley with Barry.

‰Thursdays, 8 to 11 p.m. — live music.

‰Sundays — Live music, weather permitting.

2515 S. Third St., Ironton. For more information, call (740) 532-8337.



FUZZY DUCK

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 info@fuzzyduckironton.com. fuzzyduckironton.com.



GREENUP DANCE CLUB

Saturdays, 5 to 6 p.m. — Singles or couples ballroom dance classes, admission: $5 per person. For more information contact, Gayle Riggs (304) 453-1250 or email at rigg1209@zoominternet.net. Classes are at Greenup Senior Center, 1617 Ashland Road, Greenup (Applegate Shopping Center).



IRONTON EAGLES

Thursdays — karaoke 8 to 12 p.m. with Dave and Christina.

Fridays and Saturdays 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — May Day Band.

1305 S. Third St. Guests welcome. (740) 532-4847.



KYOVA GOSPEL MUSIC

ASSOCIATION

‰Friday — His Own, The Kidds, Common Bond Quartet, Tammy Vickers.

‰Aug. 2 — The New Vision Trio, The Tignors, Clear Voice, Jim Edens.

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.



THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

Aug. 2, 8 p.m. — Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience. Brown Theatre, 315 W Broadway. Tickets start at $35.

For tickets, call (800) 775-7777 or visit kentuckycenter.org.



LIVING WITH A CAUSE

“TG” entertainment’s upcoming events:

‰Friday, 7 p.m. — Alice’s Wonderland.

‰Saturday, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. — Alice’s Wonderland.

‰Monday, 6 p.m. — JAX Theatre Auditions for Frankenstein.

‰Tuesday, 6 p.m. — JAX Theartre Auditions for Frankenstein.

‰Aug. 9, 8 p.m. — OneEighty your Ministries, Youth Rally.

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 updates, go to songs23.com or tgentertainmentlive.com.



MOUNTAINEER OPRY HOUSE

Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — Open Rail.

Mountaineer Opry House off the Milton exit of Interstate 64. For more information, call (304) 743-5749. mountaineeropry.com.



RED BARN

‰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 in Greenup County. Now serving hamburgers, fries and onion rings.

Admission is $5. Children 10 and younger admitted free.

No alcohol allowed.

Follow the Red Barn on Facebook at facebook.com/kyredbarn.

For more information, call (606) 922-9346.



STUART’S OPERA HOUSE

Friday, 7 p.m. — Sean Rowe.

Aug. 3, 7 p.m. — A Night with the Legends.

52 Public Square, Nelsonville, Ohio. For more information, call (740) 753-1924 or visit operahouse.org.



VALLEY MUSIC

‰Fridays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Lundy Wright.

‰Saturdays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Get ‘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 7 p.m.

28 Grahn Road, Olive Hill. For more information, call (606) 286-1420 or (606) 474-8485.



THE V CLUB

Today, 8 p.m. — This Ain’t No Disco, Solus Bulba. Tickets $3.

Friday, 8 p.m. — Hybrid Soul Project. Tickets $6.

Saturday, 8 p.m. — Grown Ass Folks. Tickets $3.

Age for shows is 18 and older. Most tickets are available online at etix.com.

741 Sixth Ave. in Huntington. vclublive.com.



VFW POST 1168

Mondays, 7:30 — pool tournament.

Wednesdays and Thursdays — Bingo.

Thursday, 8:30 p.m. — Queen of Hearts drawing, bingo hall. ATMs available at post and bingo hall.

Friday — Karoke with Allen Grubb.

Saturday, 8 p.m. — Flint Band. Admission is free.

The post is off Ky. 2 in Greenup. (606) 473-6333.



VFW POST 8850

Ladies auxiliary meetings are at 6:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays of the month.

Memberships accepted.

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.



WHISKEY ROCKS

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.



THEATERS



PARAMOUNT ARTS CENTER

‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — Ricky Skaggs.

Aug. 1 through 3, 7 p.m. and Aug. 3, 3 p.m. — Back to the 80’s. Tickets $14 adult, $10 student.

‰Aug. 9, 8 p.m. — John Eric Booth and Trio. Tickets $25 adult, $15 student.

‰Aug. 12, 9 a.m. — PWA Ladies Golf Scramble at Bellefonte Country Club. For more information call Jacque Brownstead at (606) 329-9667.

‰Aug. 18, 7 p.m. — Lee Brice.

‰Aug. 24 — Huey Lewis & the News.

For more information, visit paramountartscenter.com or call (606) 324-3175.



PIONEER PLAYHOUSE

Through Aug. 3 — “Moon Over Buffalo.”

Aug. 6 — “Cockeyed.”

Aug. 22, 23, and 24 — Etta May, Back By Popular Demand!

Dinner served at 7:30 p.m., Show time at 8:30 p.m. Reservations call (859) 236 -2747, Toll-free, 866-KYplays (866-597-5297). Adults, theater only: $16. dinner and show, $28. Children (12 and younger),theater only, $9, dinner and show, $15. Groups (of 10 or more), theater only, $14, dinner and show, $26.

840 Stanford Road Danville. For more information, call (866) 597-5297 or (859) 236-2747. pioneerplayhouse.com.



MUSIC



BETTER DAY PARADE

‰Sept. 20, 10 p.m. — Frogtown USA, Ironton.

‰Nov. 22, 10 p.m. — Frogtown USA, Ironton.

Band members are Andy Mayo, lead vocals, guitar; Steven Entler, lead vocals, bass; Jamie Cain, guitar, harmonica, backup vocals; and Chuck Burke, drums, back up vocals. Visit facebook.com/betterdayparadeband.



EDDIE AND THE COUGARS

Friday, 7 p.m. — Bike night, Catlettsburg Giovanni’s.

Aug. 9 and 16, 7 p.m. — Bike night, Catlettsburg Giovanni’s.

Oct. 11 — Jenny Wiley Festival with RLG in Prestonsburg, TBA.



HUNTINGTON SYMPHONY

ORCHESTRA

Aug. 17, 8 p.m. — Picnic with the Pops, Harris Riverfront Park, featuring Landau Eugene Murphy.

Tickets on sale. For more information, call (304) 781-8343 or visit huntingtonsymphony.org.



JEFF CARTER ORCHESTRA

Aug. 6, 7 to 10 p.m. — “An Evening at the 1940’s Canteen,” a fundriasing dance for Ashland Community Kitchen, Kyova Tri-State Mall. Admission: $10. Dances classes at 6:15 p.m. Dances continue on the first Tuesday of each month.

Sept. 3, 7 to 10 p.m. — “An Evening at the 1940’s Canteen,” a fundriasing dance for Ashland Community Kitchen, Kyova Tri-State Mall. Admission: $10. Dances classes at 6:15 p.m. Dances continue on the first Tuesday of each month.



POACEOUS

‰Aug. 1, 7:15 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. — Foggy Valley Bluegrass Festival, Hillsboro.

‰Aug. 16, TBD — Country Music Stage Park. Nova, Ohio.

‰Aug. 17, TBD — Country Music Stage Park Bluegrass Festival in Nova, Ohio.

‰Sept. 17, TBD — Poppy Mountain Bluegrass Festival. Morehead.

Members are Dennis Page, Sheree Page, Greg Combs, Ernie Davis and John Bobo.

Visit facebook.com/pages/Poaceous/90377488472. (606) 923-7232.



ROB MCNURLIN

Aug. 24 —  Ashland Gospel Music Fest.

Visit robmcnurlin.com.



ROCK THERAPY

Fridays and Saturdays in July, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — American Legion Post 76.

Band members are, Vickie Kelly-Vocals; Eve Marcum Atkinson-Vocal; Larry Hagan-Guitar; Rob Adkins-Guitar; Mike Rampley-Bass Guitar; and Ben Clark-Percussion/keyboards.  Visit us on facebook.com/RockTherapyBand or call (606) 923-1536.



STEVE FREE

Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m, Market Street Cafe, Portsmouth.

For more information, visit stevefree.com.



THE WHIPPS

Friday, 6 p.m. — Buddy’s Bar B Que, Huntington.

Aug. 4, 2 p.m. — Mound Park Benefit, Charleston.

Aug. 10, 7 p.m. — Columbia Music Arena with Chris Cagle, Portsmouth.

Aug. 11, 8 p.m. — Callihan’s American Pub and Grill, Ashland.

Aug. 17, 10 p.m. — Fuzzy Duck, Ironton.

Aug. 25, 8 p.m. — Murdoch’s, Parkersburg.

Band members are Don Hanshaw, lead vocals; Larry Collinsworth, lead guitar; Eric Daniels, bass; Greg Fletcher, drums. thewhipps.com.

For more information, call Paula Hinton at (606) 748-0798 or email paulahinton2000@yahoo.com.





OTHER FUN



BIG SANDY SUPERSTORE

ARENA

‰Aug. 17 — Picnic with the Pops, The Huntington Symphony Orchestra, Harris Riverfront Park.

To place ticket orders or charge by phone, go to Ticketmaster.com or (800) 745-3000. Visit bigsandyarena.com.



CAMDEN PARK

Thursdays and Fridays through Aug. 2, 7 p.m. — Hot Summer Nights concert series. Blair Cummins and his Band performs.

Tuesdays, noon to 4 p.m. — Children’s Festival.

Off Exit 6, I-64, Huntington. For more information about tickets and special discounts call 866-8CAMDEN or visit, camdenpark.com.



CARTER CAVES

STATE RESORT PARK

‰Through Sunday — Pioneer Life Week.

344 Caveland Drive, Olive Hill. For more information and reservations, call the park at (606) 286-4411 or (800) 325-0059. For a list of the weekend's activities, visit parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/carter-caves/events.aspx.



COLLIS P. HUNTINGTON

RAILROAD HISTORICAL

SOCIETY

‰Aug. 18 through 21 — Philadelphia Trip.

For tickets or more information, call (304) 523-0364 or 866-639-7487; email newrivertrain@aol.com or visit newrivertrain.com.



EASTERN KENTUCKY

EXPO CENTER

Through Oct. — Every first and third Friday, Main Street live.

Aug. 9 and 10 — Good Ole Boy’s Car Club Presents, Muscle on Main.

Aug. 31 through Sept. 2 — Hatfield and McCoy Heritage Days.

126 Main St., Pikeville. Tickets may be purchased at ticketmaster.com. Visit eastkyexpo.com.



GREENBO LAKE

STATE RESORT PARK

‰Wednesdays 10:30 a.m. — Greenup Beacon producing a live web cast, “Greenbo Gathering.” Watch the show live at Greenupbeacon.com, or greenupbeacon.com/greenbo_gathering_archive, or ustream.tv/recorded/32860711.

‰Aug. 3, 5 to 10 p.m. — Greenup County Music Festival with headliner Rob McNurlin; free.

‰Aug. 17 — Eight-hour Adventure Race. (Registration closes Aug. 3). $75 registration fee. For more information, call  Diane Bonfert at (502) 564-8110.

965 Lodge Road in Greenup. For more information, call (606) 473-7324 or email greenbolake@ky.gov.

Various packages of lodging and food available. Call (800) 325-0008. http://parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/greenbo-lake/default.aspx.



HERITAGE FARM MUSEUM AND VILLAGE

Aug. 3 — Bluegrass/Gospel Music Fest.

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 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.