Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

August 16, 2012

Coming Up — 08/16/2012


The Independent

ASHLAND — THE CLAY CENTER

Free activities at Capitol Market on the second Saturday of each month between 10 a.m. and noon.

Exhibits

‰Through Nov. 11 — “Gallery Divided.” A head-to-head match-up between Marshall and WVU art faculty.

‰Through Sept. 16 — “The Edge of Vision: Abstraction in Contemporary Photography.”

‰Through Sept. 16 — “Artist to Icon: Early Photographs of Elvis, Dylan and the Beatles.”

Films

‰Through Nov. 9, Wednesday through Saturday at noon, 1, 3 and 4 p.m. and Sundays at 1, 3 and 4 p.m. — Bears.

Concerts

‰Sept. 23, 8 p.m. — Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo.

‰Sept. 27, 8 p.m. — Earth, Wind and Fire.

For ticket information, call or visit the website.

One Clay Square, Charleston; (304) 561-3570. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Visit theclaycenter.org.



CLAYPOOL-YOUNG ART GALLERY

Exhibits

‰Through Aug. 31 — The Bluegrass Biennial 2012: A Kentucky Juried Exhibition.

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.



THE FRENCH ART COLONY

Exhibits

‰Through Aug. 26 — "Scenes of Our River Communities"  Community Photography Exhibit.

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.

Shows

‰Friday, 7 p.m. and Saturday at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on the FAC Patio  — “Fairy Tale Courtroom.” Adults $7; children $5.

530 First Ave., Gallipolis; FACs family workshops require advance registration by calling (740) 446-3834. Visit frenchartcolony.org.



GALLERY 842/ MARSHALL

UNIVERSITY

Exhibits

Through Sept. 7 — “On Desire,” artwork by Kate Shannon.

824 4th Ave., Huntington. Open noon to 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.



GRAYSON GALLERY and ART CENTER

‰Final Friday Art and Antiques Walk from 6 to 9 p.m. on the last Friday of the month.

Events

Through Summer — Partnering with the Cruisin’ Grayson Car Show and featuring collectible, vintage and various show cars nearby.

Exhibits

‰Aug. 30 through Sept. 3 — Vietnam War Memorial Exhibit.

‰Aug. 31 — Opening Reception for Vietnam War Memorial Exhibit.

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 graysongallery@gmail.com or call (606) 922-0927. graysongalleryartcenter.weebly.com.



HIGHLANDS MUSEUM AND 

DISCOVERY CENTER

Shopping

‰Gift shop: The museum carries a variety of jewelry for men and women, Candleberry candles and more.

Exhibits

‰Through Sept. 4 — Nightscapes Photo Exhibit.

‰Sept. 7 through Sept. 29 — “A River Runs Through It.”

Permanent exhibits

‰”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.”

‰“River Expedition.”

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 two and younger admitted free.

Phone: (606) 329-8888; Fax: (606) 324-3218; email: info@highlandsmuseum.com; Web address: Highlandsmuseum.com. The museum is at 1620 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.



HUNTINGTON MUSEUM

OF ART

Collections

‰The Daywood Collection. This collection contains important American artists from the mid-19th century up to 1940.

‰The Folk Art Collection. This collection includes more than 200 examples of paintings, drawings, sculpture, textiles and “eccentric” furniture by nationally known and self-taught artists.

‰The Touma Near Eastern Collection catalog. The catalog highlights selected art and artifacts from HMA’s Touma collection, which features 400 objects.

‰The Herman P. Dean Firearms Collection. This collection is the result of a lifetime of collecting. Dean was known internationally for his collection and expertise on the subject of firearms.

Exhibits

‰Through Aug. 26 — The work of Judy Pfaff.

‰Saturday through Oct. 28 — Walter Gropius Master Artist Series Presents: Enrique Chagoya.

‰Through Oct. 7 — Visiting Inspiration: Twenty Years of Gropius Artists.

‰Through Oct. 7 — The Collection of Alex E. Booth Jr.

‰Through Nov. 18 — “Harvey Littleton: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Glass Studio Movement.”

‰Through April 7, 2013 — 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.

Events

‰Aug. 28, 7 p.m. — Tuesday Tour. Free. Refreshments served.

‰Sept. 25, 7 p.m. — Tuesday Tour. Free. Refreshments served.

Camps/Classes

‰Saturdays, 1 to 3 p.m. — KidsArt Club. Free.

For more information, call (304) 529-2701 or visit hmoa.org.



JESSE STUART

FOUNDATION

Jesse Stuart Foundation preserves the human and literary legacy of Jesse Stuart and other Kentucky and Appalachian writers.

‰The JSF Regional Readers book group meets the last Tuesday of the month at 5:45 p.m. August’s selection is “Run Me a River” by Janice Holt Giles. The book group is open to all and new members are always welcome. The complete reading list for 2012 is available at the JSF website at jsfbooks.com.

‰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 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, 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 Jesse Stuart Foundation is located at 1645 Winchester Avenue 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.



THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

‰Sept. 6, 7, 8 14 and 15, 8 p.m. and Sept. 16, 2 p.m. — The Vagina Monologues. Tickets start at $15.

‰Sept. 7, 7:30 p.m. — Johnny Mathis. Tickets start at $43.50.

‰Sept. 8, 8:30 p.m. — Louisville Orchestra “Fanfara.” Tickets start at $25.

501 W. Main St., Louisville. (502) 562-0100. kentuckycenter.org.



KENTUCKY FOLK ART CENTER

Exhibits

‰Through Oct. 27 — “Linvel Barker: Works from the Collection of Rita Biesiot.”

102 W. First St., Morehead. (606) 783-2204. kyfolkart.org.



KENTUCKY MUSEUM OF ART AND CRAFT

Exhibits

‰Through August — KMAC is highlighting two artists,  David Morsman and Clark Smithy.

‰Through Aug. 31 — “Swimming Hole.”

‰Through Aug. 31 — “Holler’s and Harvest.”

‰Sept. 7 through Nov. 11 — “Storytelling as Craft.”

Events

‰Sept. 3, 4 p.m. — Street Ruckus.

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.



L STYLE

Potters’ Loft

New classes starting Monday and Tuesday: 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 wmmeadows63@gmail.com.



MiAppa

Today, 5 to 8 p.m. — Made in Appalachia (MiAppa) Featured Artists Reception for Ken and Kathleen Hollett and Heidi Wineland.

In the Uniquely Huntington Anitques Mall at 926 Fourth Ave., Huntington, W.Va., across from the Keith Albee Theater. For more information, call (740) 464-3559 or visit miappa.com.



PAINTED COW GALLERY

The gallery will celebrate spring and summer with new and exciting original artwork from local artists in a wide variety of styles, colors and sizes.

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

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..

First Fridays from 5 to 9 p.m. for the First Friday Art Walk in downtown Ashland.

Second Look Saturday 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.

Stop in and see our new look and new artists.

Artist of the Month

Angie Hall, jewelry, wearable art and photography.

Art classes

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. Beginning watercolor 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 and Amy Litteral (828) 713-5862.

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.

For more information about the center, call (606) 920-9863 or visit pendletonartcenter.com.



RENAISSANCE ART GALLERY

Exhibits

Large landscape painting by artist, Susan Tschantz.

Classes

‰Mondays, 10 a.m. to noon — Painting (adult) with F. Christian.

‰Wednesdays, 1 to 3 p.m. — Painting and Fine Arts (adult-high school) with S. Tschantz.

‰Wednesdays, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. — Junior drawing with S. Tschantz.

‰Wednesdays, 6 to 8 p.m. — Drawing fundamentals with S. Tschantz.

‰Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon — Painting and Fine Arts with F. Christian.

Unless otherwise noted, classes are taught at the gallery at the old high school, ground floor.

The gallery is open 12 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.

The gallery is at 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.



ROWAN COUNTY

ARTS CENTER

Exhibits

Month of August — Gary and Lisa Mesa-Giado “Fuse the Muse.”

‰Aug. 31, 5 to 7 p.m. — Opening reception: Gary and Lisa Mesa-Giado Fuse the Muse Exhibit.

Month of September — On the Farm Juried Exhibit.

On the Lawn and Shows

Fridays, noon — Noon Tunes on the Lawn.

Events

‰Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. — Morehead's Women's Club Ice Cream Social Meeting.

‰Sept. 15, 10 to 6 p.m. — Morehead Arts and Eats Festival.

Classes

‰Sept. 22, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Zentdoodles Class. Cost is $20 and materials are provided.

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 info@rcartscenter.org. rcartscenter.org.



TSHD ARCHITECTS/1414 GALLERY

‰Friday through Sept. 28 — Tri-State Arts Association Summer Exhibition. Featuring works from approximately 40 area artists.

1414 WInchester Ave., Ashland. (606) 393-5190. tshdarchitects.com/the-1414-gallery-at-tshd-architects-p_12.html.



THE UPSTAIRS GALLERY

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.

August’s featured artist is Derek Holston of Greenup with his multi media.

‰Through Aug. 28 — “Drawing Expressions.” In the Thoroughbred Gallery, 1430 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.

‰Seventh annual photography show in the Thoroughbred Agency office at 1430 Winchester Avenue, Ashland. Tradition black and white photography show. Receiving through Aug. 31 from 10 a.m. to 4 :30 p.m. Closed jury date is Sept. 1. Opening reception during First Friday, 6 to 9 p.m. with awards at 7 p.m.

September’s featured artist will be Chris Hayes, photographer.

‰Sept. 7, 6 to 9 p.m. — Opening for Black and White Photography Show.

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.

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

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 in August — Silver Strings Band with Ted and Gail.

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

Everyday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. — Happy Hour.

Mondays and Thursdays, 7 p.m. — Karaoke with Stacy.

Fridays and Saturdays, 9 p.m. — Split Decision Band.

Kitchen open nightly except Tuesdays, call for operating hours or to place an order (606) 329-2162.

Banquet room available.

405 20th St. at Carter Ave. in Ashland. (606) 329-2162.



AMERICAN LEGION POST 276

The post is in South Shore.



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.

The club is at 1425 Chestnut St. in Kenova. (304) 453-3086.



AMVETS POST 95

Saturdays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke with Beth.

Fridays and Wednesdays — Ladies and sons of AMVETS serving food.

Saturdays and Sundays — Bingo.

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

‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — Cee Cee Dixon, Don Gibson and Appalachian Divide concert.

‰Sept. 8, 8 p.m. — Saturday Night Jamboree, Classic Country Show.

‰Sept. 22, 8 p.m. — A Touch of Country, Shana Smith and guests.

‰Sept. 23, 3 p.m. — Johannes Dietrich, Duo Terlano, Violin and Cello.

The center is at 426 Second Ave., Gallipolis. (740) 446-2787 or visit arieltheatre.org.



ARTS RESOURCES

FOR THE TRI-STATE

‰Friday through Sunday and Aug. 24 through 26 — “Crimes of the Heart.”

‰Sept. 7 through 9 and 14 through 16 — “Songs for a New World.”

900 8th St., Huntington, W.Va. For reservations and more information, call (304) 733-ARTS. Visit 733arts.org.



ASHLAND EAGLES

‰Fridays and Saturdays in August, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Rock Candy.

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

Mondays — A-League darts.

Tuesdays, 7 p.m. — Dart Association; 8 p.m. to midnight — karaoke. Ladies auxiliary will operate the kitchen.

Thursdays, 8:15 p.m. — Blind-draw darts; open mic night and cornhole tournament.

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

Kitchen is open Mondays from 7 p.m. to close; Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 6 p.m. to close. Pickup orders are available.

The club is at 701 Carter Ave. in Ashland. For more information, call (606) 324-7644.



ASHLAND ELKS 350

Fridays and Saturdays in August, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — Karaoke.

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.

900 Carter Ave. Call (606) 325-3557 for lunch specials and carryout orders.



ASHLAND MOOSE 892

‰Sundays — Golf Scramble. Call (606) 324-4644 to sign up.

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.



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 North off South Webster, Ohio, 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 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

ARENA

‰Saturday at Harris Riverfront Park — Picnic with the Pops. General Admission $15.

‰Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m. — Need To Breathe at Keith- Albee Performing Arts Center. Tickets start at $22.

‰Sept. 21, 7:30 p.m. — George Jones. Tickets start at $25.

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



CALLIHAN’S AMERICAN PUB AND GRILL

‰Friday, 8 p.m. — Dustin Burchett, 9 p.m. — Ricky Lynn Gregg. Tickets $10.

‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — The Return.

‰Aug. 24, 8 p.m. — Lawrence County Bluegrass Coalition.

‰Aug. 25, 8 p.m. — String Therapy. Tickets $5.

‰Aug. 31, 8 p.m. — Carrier.

Wednesday nights at 7:30 p.m. are jam night hosted by Eddie Riffe.

The venue is at Kyova Mall on U.S. 60.



CAMDEN PARK

Events

‰Today, Friday, Wednesday, and Aug. 23 and 24 — Stardust at Camden Park. Carload special $30 a car, all passengers must be properly buckled, no vans or buses.

Season passes are available for $59.99 per person. Parking passes are $14.99 each. To order, call (866) 8CAMDEN or visit camdenpark.com.

The park is off Exit 6, Interstate 64, Huntington.



CARTER CAVES

‰First Monday of each month, 7 to 9 p.m. — Pickin’ at the Caves.

‰Sept. 5 through 8 — Fraley Festival of Traditional Music.

‰Sept. 15 — 2012 Unbridled Adventure Race Series.

344 Caveland Drive, Olive Hill. Phone (606) 286-4411 or (800) 325-0059.

For more information and reservations, call the park at (800) 325-0059. For a list of the weekend's activities, visit parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/carter-caves/events.aspx.



CENTRAL PARK BANDSTAND

Aug. 25, 7 p.m. — 44th Annual Festival of Nations featuring International Folklanders. Admisstion is free. Bring lawn chairs.



CHARLESTON CIVIC CENTER

‰Aug. 24, 8 p.m. and Aug. 25, 3 and 8 p.m. — Battered But Not Broken. Tickets start at $26.50.

‰Aug. 25, 7 p.m. — Caged Fury 18. Tickets start at $26.50.

‰Aug. 26, 4 p.m. — Disney's Phineas and Ferb Live! Tickets start at $20.

‰Sept. 12 through 16 — Cirque Du Soleil Presents Dralion. Tickets start at $30.

To purchase tickets, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.

200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV 25301. (304) 345-1500. Visit charlestonwvciviccenter.com.



THE CHATTER BOX

Tuesdays — Open Mic.

$7 cover charge on band nights.

Homecooked meals.

1404 Poplar St. in Kenova. To place orders or more information, call (304) 453-5007.



CHIMNEY CORNER

Thursdays, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. — Sister Redden Hair.

1624 Carter Ave. in Ashland. (606) 324-7500.



COFFEETREE BOOKS

‰Today, 11 a.m. — Morning Reading Group. “Rules of Civility.”

‰Sunday, 10 a.m. — Non-Fiction Book Group. “No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith.”

‰Aug. 24, 6:30 p.m. — Author, Nancy Sleeth talks about her book “Almost Amish.”

‰Sept. 20 — Morning Reading Group. “The Time In Between.”

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.



COUNTRY CLUB

Thursdays, 6 to 8 p.m. — Line dance classes.

Thusdays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke.

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 under 3 are admitted free. Family atmosphere and no alcohol permitted. Concessions available.

The club is at 5405 Roberts Drive in Ashland. Call Roy Hicks for more information (606) 471-4720.



EASTERN KENTUCKY

EXPO CENTER

‰Sept. 13, 7:30 p.m. — Lynyrd Skynyrd.

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



FORT FALLS AND FRIENDS

Restaurant now 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

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.

Exhibits

The art of Al Cornet.

Gallery is at 1436 Winchester Ave. in Ashland, across from the Ashland Plaza Hotel. (606) 324-8565. Visit theframeupgallery.com.



FROGTOWN USA

Tuesdays, 7 p.m. — River Cities Dart Club.

Wednesdays, 9 p.m. to close — “Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers Jam Night” with Hurricane Hager. All musicians welcome.

Live music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night.

Sundays — Bike Day.

2515 S. Third St., Ironton. (740) 532-8337.



GATEWAY REGIONAL ARTS

CENTER

Exhibits

"Colored Memories" paintings by Ruth Hunt Wood

Events

‰Today, 6:30 p.m. — Open Mic Night. Free.

‰Friday, 6 p.m. — Summer Drum Circle, Courthouse Square.

‰Saturday, 10 a.m. — Small Town America Festival, Courthouse Square. Free.

‰Aug. 24, 6 p.m. — Summer Drum Circle, Courthouse Square. Free.

Classes

Mondays and Fridays, 9 to 10:15 a.m. — Yoga with instructor Rena Hauck.

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 e-mail to r.prindle@moreheadstate.edu. Visit gatewayartscenter.com.



GOSPEL IN THE PARK

Friday, 7 p.m. — Live entertainment by various gospel groups/individuals. Free.

Gallipolis City Park, 300 block of Second Avenue, Gallipolis. For more information, call (740) 367-7063.



GREENBO LAKE STATE RESORT PARK

‰Aug. 24 and 25 — Summer Scrapbooking Weekend.

‰Sept. 7 and 8 — Camper Trade Days.

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.



GREENUP DANCE CLUB

Fridays, 6 to 10 p.m. —  Dancing. Admission: $5. Music by Jazz R Us. Concessions for sale. Dances are at Greenup Senior Center, 1617 Ashland Road, Greenup (Applegate Shopping Center).



HERITAGE FARM MUSEUM AND VILLAGE

‰Sept. 1 — Fall Harvest Festival.

3300 Harvey Road, Huntington. For more information, call (304) 522-1244. heritagefarmmuseum.com.



IRONTON EAGLES

‰Thursday, 8 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke with Dave and Christina.

‰Friday, 8 p.m. to midnight — DJ and karaoke with Dave and Christina.

‰Saturday, 5 to 8 p.m. — Pig Roast. Open to public.

‰Saturday, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — May Day band.

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



JENNY WILEY THEATER

‰Oct. 12, 17, 18 and 19, 10 a.m. — “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.”

‰Oct. 12, 13, 18 and 19, 7:30 p.m. — “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.”

Proceeds will benefit the theater’s operational budget. (606) 886-9274. jwtheatre.com.



KYOVA GOSPEL MUSIC

ASSOCIATION

‰Friday — The Heavenbound James Gang, The Waymarks, Eternity's Crossing and Rose Fisher.

‰Aug. 24 — His Own, Velvet Blue, The Soulshine Drive Band and Kay Baden.

‰Sept. 7 — The New Vision Trio, Pure N Heart, Bronson Bush and The West Virginia Couriers.

‰Sept. 14 — The Artrip Family, Crimson River, Rita Broyles and The Tignors.

Concerts begin at 7 p.m. and 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

“TG” entertainment’s upcoming events:

‰Friday, 7:30 p.m. — The Joe Freeman Bluegrass Band.

‰Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — Forever Blessed, The Victory Trio and Kendall and Debbie Woodard.

‰Aug. 24, 7:30 p.m. — Country Show with Terry Hall and the Dave Morrison Band.

‰Aug. 25, 7:30 p.m. — The Greenes and Soulshine Drive.

‰Sept. 8, 7:30 p.m. — Rick Bender, Divine Destiny and Soulshine Drive.

‰Sept. 14, 7:30 p.m. — The Joe Freeman Bluegrass Band.

Unless otherwise noted, all shows start at 7:30 p.m. and are always “G” rated.

8805 Ohio River Road, Wheelersburg. Call (740) 574-6000.

For more information and to check updates, go to songs23.com or tgentertainmentlive.com.



MARSHALL ARTISTS SERIES

‰Sept. 20, 8 p.m. — John Legend at the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center.

Tickets can be purchased at the Marshall Artists Performing Arts Center. Call (304) 696-3326 or visit marshallartistsseries.org for information.



MOREHEAD THEATRE GUILD

‰Oct. 5 through 7 — “Bloody Rowan!”

‰Oct. 12 through 14 — “Bloody Rowan!”

Audience advisory: Bloody Rowan! depicts violent historical events not recommended for young children.

Suitable for 10 and older, unless otherwise noted. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students (with student I.D.). Purchase tickets st moreheadtheatre.org (Paypal), Coffee Tree Books or at the door.

Rowan County Arts Center (Old Courthouse Square), 205 East Main St., Morehead. For more information, call (606) 776-4447 or (606) 784-5669. Visit moreheadtheatre.org.



MOUNTAIN ARTS CENTER

‰Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — CMH Road to Fame presents Allstars. Tickets $16.

‰Aug. 24 and 31, 7 p.m. — Front Porch Pickin’. Free.

‰Sept. 1, 7:30 p.m. — Billie Jean Osborne’s Kentucky Opry Summer 2012. Tickets start at $9.

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.



MOUNTAINEER OPRY HOUSE

‰Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — Bobby Maynard and Breakdown.

‰Aug. 25, 7:30 p.m. — David Davis and the Warrior River Boys.

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, W.Va. 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.



PARAMOUNT ARTS CENTER

Events

‰Aug. 23, 7 p.m. — Guy Penrod. Tickets start at $10.

‰Aug. 31, 8 p.m. — Sean Parsons Quintet. Tickets start at $15.

‰Sept. 11, 7:30 p.m. — Midtown Men. Tickets start at $35.

‰Sept. 14, 8 p.m. — Greg Abate Quartet. Tickets start at $15.

‰Sept. 19, 11 a.m.  — French Shoppe. Tickets $10.

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



POPPY MOUNTAIN

‰Sept. 11 through 15 — Poppy Mountain Bluegrass Festival. Check website for lineup and ticket prices.

3715 U.S. 60 East, Morehead. For more information. call (606) 784-2277 Office or (606) 780-4192 Campground or email poppymtn@yahoo.com. poppymountainbluegrass.com.



PORT CITY CAFE AND PUB

‰Today, 7:30 p.m. — Steve Free.

‰Friday, 9 p.m. — Boosh Hawg.

‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — Third Saturday Acoustic Music Jam Session.

‰Aug. 24, 9 p.m. — Karaoke.

‰Aug. 25, 9 p.m. — Ian Jones and John Hogan.

‰Aug. 30, 9 p.m. — The Grave Robbers.

‰Aug. 31, 7 p.m. — Amhrain.

‰Sept. 1, 8 p.m. — Jeff Valentine’s 1st Saturday Open Mic.

424 Chillicothe St., Portsmouth. For more information, (740) 355-9015. theportcitycafeandpub.com.



RALLY ON THE RIVER

Today through Saturday — Parade of Heroes, Car Show, Bike Show, Beer Garden, Field Events, Poker Runs, and Live Entertainment.

Located in Ironton, Ohio. Visit rallyontheriver.com for complete schedule and directions.



RED BARN

‰Friday, 8 to 11 p.m. — The Kentucky Backroads Band.

‰Saturday, 8 to 11 p.m. — The Red Barn House Band.

‰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” on Ky. 7 at Warnock in Greenup County.

Cake and admission ticket giveaway each night.

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

Flat-screen TV and Wi-Fi available.

Available to rent for individual or company occasions.

No alcohol allowed.

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

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



ROCK SPRINGS WINERY

Dinners every first and third Friday of the month by reservation only.  Price: $35 per person.

All wine tastings start at 6:30 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m.

1081 Rock Springs Road, Grayson, Ky. For reservations, call (606) 923-9085 or (606) 474-2315. Visit rockspringswinery.biz.



STUART’S OPERA HOUSE

‰Friday, 6 p.m. — Ohio State Fiddling Contest. Tickets $8.

‰Aug. 31, 7 p.m. — Summer Concert Series with The Spikedrivers. Admission is Free.

Stuart’s is at 52 Public Square in Nelsonville, Ohio. For more information, call (740) 753-1924 or visit stuartsoperahouse.org.



SUNDAY IN THE PARK

‰Sunday, 2 p.m. — The Avalons.

Performances at the Jeremy Shoemaker Amphitheater in the Paul T. Billups Park, adjacent to the Ceredo-Kenova Middle School.

Sunday in the Park is a free, family enrichment program funded by the town of Ceredo. For more information, call (304) 453-6814 or email at nprice@zoominternet.net.



TIMBO’S BAR

Fridays and Saturdays — Karaoke with Honey Boggs.

719 Oak St., Kenova. (304) 453-4320.



VALLEY MUSIC

‰Fridays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Pure Country by the Kentucky Valley Boys.

‰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.

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



THE V CLUB

Shows

‰Friday, 9:30 p.m. — Todd Snider, Sasha Collette.

‰Saturday, 10 p.m. — Byzantine, Horseburner and Saprogen. Parry Casto.

‰Tuesday, 10 p.m. — Doom Room.

‰Aug. 23, 10 p.m. — The Disappearing Man.

‰Aug. 24, 10 p.m. — Sangoma, Mad Anthony, Bella Clava.

‰Aug. 25, 10 p.m. — The Bark-O-Loungers, Grown Ass Folks.

‰Aug. 26, 8:30 p.m. — Talk is Cheap, The Front Bottoms, Party or Die and Blue Ring.

‰Aug. 28, 10 p.m. — Search and Destroy.

‰Aug. 30, 10 p.m. — The Bloodroots Barter.

‰Aug. 31, 10 p.m. — AC30, The Ready Stance, Sly Roosevelt.

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.

Memberships accepted.

3028 S. Third St., Ironton. For more information, call Walt Butler at (740) 532-3000.



WHISKEY RIVER SALOON

Saturdays — Line dancing and dance music.

First Friday of every month 9 p.m. — Comedy show.

Mondays and Tuesdays, 8 p.m. — Karaoke Idol performances; Grand prize for the 12-week contest is $1,000.

Tuesdays at 9 p.m. — Karaoke with Melinda.

Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. — Advanced line dancing class. Free; 8 p.m. — Pool tournament.

Thursdays, 6 p.m. — Singles night with DJ T playing 1980s music.  7:30 p.m. — Beginners line dancing class. Free.

Fridays, 5 to 8 p.m. — Party on the Patio. 7 to 10 p.m. — Ladies night with DJ T. 9 p.m. — Registration for “Sexy and You Know it,” a 12-week contest with a grand prize of $500. Contest starts at 11 p.m.

In the Grandview Inn, County Road 450, South Point. For more information and tickets, call (740) 377-9077. Kitchen open until 2 a.m.



WHISKEY ROCKS

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.



WHITEY’S MUSIC BARN

‰Fridays, 7 to 10 p.m. — Country Junction Band, open mic.

‰Saturdays, 7 to 10 p.m. — New Sounds Band and guest.

Cost: $6. Children younger than 10: $3. New performers are welcome and needed. Guitar lessons are available.

Hot food on Fridays and Saturdays. No alcoholic beverages or drugs permitted.

Exit Ohio 522 onto Park Street in Wheelersburg.

Call (740) 357-3571 for more information or directions. whiteys-music-barn.webs.com.



BETTER DAY PARADE

‰Sept. 29, 8 p.m. — Brothers of the Wheel, Ashland.

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.



BRONSON BUSH

‰Today, 7:30 p.m. — Road to Fame Allstars Show. Mountain Arts Center, Prestonsburg.

‰Sept. 5, 7 p.m. — Jerry Foster Show at the Commodore, Nashville, Tenn.

‰Sept. 9, 7 p.m. — The Bluebird Cafe, Nashville, Tenn.

‰Sept. 14, 8:45 p.m. — Poage Landing Days with Head South Band, Ashland.

For more information, call (606) 831-7595 or visit facebook.com/bronsonbushmusic.

The Head South band members are Phil Osborne, lead guitar; Larry Deerfield, drums; Tom Hall, bass; and Tom Stephens, keyboards.



CARRIER

Aug. 31, 8 p.m. — Callihan’s American Pub and Grill.

Carrier plays classic rock of the ’70s and ’80s. Band members are Jordan Ware, Jeff Preston, Denver Rice and Jeff Ware.



DUSTIN BURCHETT

Friday, 8 p.m. — Callihan’s American Pub and Grill.



EDDIE RIFFE

Wednesdays, 7 to 10 p.m. — Hosting Callihan’s Wednesday night Jam Sessions.

‰Aug. 28, 2 p.m. — Heritage Center, Huntington.

‰Sept. — Holy Family All American Festival. Ashland.



HUCK BAND

‰Today, 9 p.m. — Exit Inn, Nashville, Tenn.

‰Aug. 23, 9 p.m. — The Sandy Hook Tavern, Hazel Green, Wis.

For more information visit rickhuckaby.com.



HUNTINGTON SYMPHONY

ORCHESTRA

Saturday — Symphony Sinatra. Frank and the Rat Pack hit the Riverfront.

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



INTERNATIONAL

FOLKLANDERS

Aug. 25, 7 p.m. — Central Park Bandstand in Ashland for the 44th Annual Festival of Nations. Admisstion is free. Bring lawn chairs.



LARRY PANCAKE

Sept. 14, 8:30 p.m. — Poage Landing Days, 16th Street Main Stage, Ashland.

Visit larrypancake.com.



LAWRENCE COUNTY

BLUEGRASS COALITION

Aug. 24, 8 p.m. — Callihan’s American Pub and Grill.



POACEOUS

‰Sept. 11 and 12 — Poppy Mountain Bluegrass Festival, Morehead.

Members are Dennis Page, Sheree Page, Greg Combs, Ernie Davis and Richard Hensley. Visit facebook.com/pages/Poaceous/90377488472.



THE RETURN

‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — Callihan’s American Pub and Grill.

‰Sept. 14 through 16, 9 p.m. — Frogtown, Ironton.

‰Sept. 21, 9 p.m. — Port City Pub, Portsmouth.

Band members are Mike Fitzpatrick, guitar, keyboards, vocals; Gary Kesling, drums, keyboards, vocals; Dave Copley, bass, keyboards, backing vocals.

Visit thereturnlive.com and facebook.com/thereturnlive or email thereturn2000@hotmail.com. (606) 324-5545 or (606) 324-1439.



RICKY LYNN GREGG

Friday, 9 p.m. — Callihan’s American Pub and Grill.



SIDEWALK PROPHETS

Sept. 16, 7 p.m. — Second Free Will Baptist Church in Ashland. Tickets are $12 and are available at the church office or online at itickets.com. For more information, call the church office at (606) 324-5447 or visit secondfreewill.com.



SILVER STRINGS BAND

Saturdays in August — American Legion Post 43, Raceland.



SISTER REDDEN HAIR

Thursdays, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. — The Chimney Corner, Ashland.

Playing classic rock. Band members are Angy Hall and Danny Craig. Visit the band on facebook or email sisredhair@gmail.com for more information.



SOUTHERN THUNDER

Band members are John Sharp, rhythm, vocals; Wayne Neal, lead guitar; Jason Neal, bass and keyboard; and Jim Rice, drummer. 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. Visit splitdecisionband.net or email sdband2007@yahoo.com.



STEVE FREE

‰Today, 7:30 p.m. — Port City Cafe and Pub, Portsmouth.

For more information visit stevefree.com.



STRING THERAPY

Aug. 25, 8 p.m. — Callihan’s American Pub and Grill.