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November 28, 2013

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ASHLAND — HIGHLANDS MUSEUM

AND DISCOVERY CENTER

Exhibits

‰“Dancing Through the Decades: 1920 through 1950.”

‰Through February — “Away for the Weekend: A History of Travel and Leisure.”

Events

‰Dec. 7 and 8 — Christmas Tour of Homes.

‰Feb. 8 — Dancing with Our Stars.

Permanent exhibits

‰“Early Kentucky.”

‰“Digging Deeper.”

‰“Country Music Heritage Hall.”

‰“School Daze.”

‰“C.I. Haeberle Medical Exhibit.”

‰“William E. Martin Military Exhibit.”

‰“The Legacy of Jean Thomas.”

Children’s exhibits

‰”Treehouse of My Own.”

‰“Discovery Cavern.”

‰“The Aqua Zone.”

‰“River Expedition.”

‰“Interactive dig pit.”

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

Current exhibits

‰Through March 30 — “Self-taught, Outsider, Visionary: Highlights from the Folk Art Collection.”

‰Through June 29 — “Barbizon Paintings.”

Upcoming exhibits

‰Through Feb. 9 — “Visions of the Prophet: The Visual Art of Kahlil Gibarn.

Events

‰Through Feb. 9 — The Art of Teaching Art.

‰Sunday, 1 to 4:30 p.m. —  Join us for HMA's Holiday Open House, Features music and dance performances by local groups, a visit by Santa Claus, children's art activities, and refreshments. Admission is free, but visitors are encouraged to bring nonperishable food items for the Huntington Area Food Bank and warm clothes for the Cridlin Food and Clothing Pantry.

‰Jan. 31, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. — Closing Reception for "The Art of Teaching Art: Marshall University Faculty Art Show". Admission is free. Refreshments will be served. The exhibit is scheduled to run at HMA from Nov. 23, 2013, through Feb. 9.

‰Feb. 22, 6 p.m. to midnight — An Epic Night, Heroes and Villains Museum Ball 2014, which is being chaired by Halcyon Moses.

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.

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