Jesse Stuart Foundation is celebrating 35 years of preserving the human and literary legacy of Jesse Stuart, other Kentucky and Appalachian writers and the Appalachian way of life.
‰The Regional Readers book discussion group meets last Tuesday of the month at 5:45 p.m. March selection is “Becoming Clementine” by Jennifer Niven.
‰Used book sale, paperbacks are $.50 and hardcovers are $1.
‰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 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 Saturdays in March — Poaceous.
The club is at U.S. 23 and Legion Drive in Raceland. For more information, call (606) 836-8355.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 76
Sundays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. — Happy Hour.
Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 7 p.m. — Karaoke with Honey Brown.
Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 7 p.m. — Pool tournament.
Sundays, 2 to 6 p.m. — Bluegrass Jam Session.
March band — Split Decision.
The Big Blue Café is open for lunch to 2 p.m. Sunday through Saturday. Dinner Sunday through Saturday. Closed for dinner Thursday.
For operating hours or to place an order, call (606) 329-2162. Banquet room available.
405 20th St. at Carter Avenue in Ashland. (606) 329-2162.