Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

June 27, 2013

06/27/2013 — Coming Up

The Independent




‰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 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.



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

Saturday — Regional Favorites Art Show. Music by Scott Miller, of the Appalachian School of Music and the band, Chigger Ridge. Refreshments will be served by Catering by Laura.

Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Gallery will be open.

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.



‰July 6 — Exhibit highlighting the past 25 years of Summer Motion with this years 25th aniversary festival.

‰July 15 — Deadline for entries to National Juried Art Show 2013.

‰Through June — “Civil War Sesquicentennial.”

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


‰September — The Attic Sale. Books, toys, household items, no clothing.

‰September — The National Juried Art Show 2013.

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.



‰July 14, 2 p.m. — Pianist Ethan Uslan will perform a program of ragtime, classic jazz, and popular songs by Fats Waller, George Gershwin, Cole Porter and others.

 ‰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.


July 9, 16, 23, and 30, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Summer Arts Studio. Registration is required. Cost is $5 per child, per session. Contact Susan Hawkins at (606) 783-8719 or sl.hawkins@moreheadstate.edu.

The center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. 102 W. First St., Morehead. (606) 783-2204. kyfolkart.org.


‰July 18, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. — Featured artist/artisan reception.

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


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.



Featured art work for June will be Janice LeBrun.

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.


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.



Second weekend in July — Barboursville Civil War Days, family oriented event. Watch battle re-enactments, participate in a ladies’ tea, camp dance and listen to guest speakers, email barboursvillecwd@aol.com.

July 27 — Hotdog Festival at Pullman Square in Huntington. Bring the family and the pets to enjoy contests music and entertainment, cars and motorcycle shows, and ten of the top hot dog businesses together in one location. For more information visit wvhotdogfestival.com.

Through September — Blenko Festival of Glass. More than  60 arts and craft booths, super car show, beauty pageant, carnival, live entertainment and the largest parade in Barboursville. (304) 736-8994.

September — Chili Fest. West Virginia State Chili Championship at Pullman Square in Huntington. Chili cooking live music, contests, food and entertainment throughout the day. Event benefits the River Cities Ronald McDonald House. (304) 523-4857.

Last weekend in September — Authentic Greek food and pastries, native Greek dances and music. Greek grocery store, gifts and much more. St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 701 11th Ave., Huntington. (304) 522-7890, (304) 522-0773 or (304) 525-5634.

For more information, call (304) 525-7333, or visit wvvisit.org.


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.



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

Today, 7 p.m. — Evening Group.

Saturday, 10 a.m. to noon — Jennifer Reis workshop. Upcycling old t-shirts into headbands and corsages. Cost $20, includes coffee or tea from the Fuzzy Duck.

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.



‰July 4 — Closed for Independence Day.

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

‰The JSF Regional Readers will meet at 5:45 p.m. last Tuesday of the month. June’s selection is “Tara’s Healing” by Janice Holt Giles.

‰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.



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.


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.


Friday and Saturdays in June, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Legacy Band.

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 ?, 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.


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.


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.


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 every Saturday night.

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.


Fridays and Saturdays in June, 8 p.m. to midnight — Crossfire Band.

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.


Saturday, 4 p.m. — Annual hog roast/luau. Food at 4 p.m. May Day will perform.

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 Day.

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.


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.


Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. — Free Kid’s Carnival.

Every Monday is A Dart League.

Every Tuesday is B Dart League.

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.



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.



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.


July 4, 9:55 pm to 11:55 pm — Big Rock & the Candy Ass Mountain Boys.

July 6, 9 to 11 p.m. — Moonshine Crossing.

July 11, 9 to 11 p.m. — The Modock Rounders.

July 13, 9 to 11 p.m. — The Band Wagon.

July 17, 9 to 10 p.m. — Black Sheep Comedy Open Mic Night.

July 18, 9 to 11 p.m. — Gillumesh.

July 20, 9 to 11 p.m. — Brett Def & Family.

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


Today, 7:30 p.m. — Rick Potter & Friends.

Friday, 8 p.m. — Jason Mayes & Rodney Crisp.

Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — The Coalition.

Sunday, 2 p.m. — Sunday Songwriters Showcase with Eddie Riffe and Traci Ann Stanley.

Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. — Open Mic Night hosted by Mark Cole and Rick Potter.

Thursdays 7:30 p.m. — Thursday Nights FM (Corbin Fitzpatrick and Louie McNeal).

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


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.


‰Friday and Saturday,  10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — Gypzy Roze.

‰Tuesdays, 5 to 8 p.m. — League darts and Craig Haney. For more information email Craig at hanester@yahoo.com.

‰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.


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.


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.



‰Friday — His Own, The Singing Shafers, The Waymarks, Carla Bragg.

‰July 5 — The New Vision Trio, The Trinity Heirs, Crimson River, Ronnie Kinser.

‰July 12 — The Artrip Family, Fellowship Trio, Cornerstone Gospel, Chuck Gibson.

‰July 19 — The Heavenbound James Gang, Violet Maynard and Family, The Singing Gospelaires, Greg McFarlin.

‰July 26 — His Own ,The Kidds, Common Bond Quartet, Tammy Vickers.

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.


Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. — David Byrne & St. Vincent. Kentucky Center, Whitney Hall. Tickets start at $35.

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.


“TG” entertainment’s upcoming events:

‰Friday, 7:30 p.m. — Terry Hall and the Dave Morrison Band.

‰Saturday, — Foundation Quartet, Rita Broyles, Rodney and Melody VanGundy.

‰Sunday, 2 p.m. — Firecracker Pageant.

‰July 12, 7:30 p.m. — Robin Tackett an Midnight Storm.

‰July 13, 6 p.m. — The Speers Family Reunion, featuring, Sue Dodge, Bob and Jeanie Johnson, Charlton Jordan, Cross Pointe.

‰July 19, 7 p.m. — Alice’s Wonderland.

‰July 20, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. — Alice’s Wonderland.

‰July 26, 7 p.m. — Alice’s Wonderland.

‰July 27, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. — Alice’s Wonderland.

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.


‰Sunday, 7:30 p.m. —  David Davis & 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 12 and younger.

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


Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. — Singer/songwriter John Hogan.

Thursday, 6 p.m. — The Seven Nations Celtic Club of Southern Ohio.

Thursday, 7:45 p.m. — Pub Quiz.

Friday, 9 p.m. — Karaoke with Beau Vastine.

Saturday, 8 p.m. — Amhrain.

Hours of operation: Monday and Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m., Sunday, Closed.

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



All shows are $8 and start at 7 p.m., but subject to change. The community center is on Ky. 3295, 3.8 miles west of Grayson Lake.

For more information, call Bill Gilbert at (606) 286-5124 or Larry Carroll at (606) 286-5788.


‰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.


Friday 7 p.m. — The Royales.

July 26, 7 p.m. — Sean Rowe.

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


‰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.


Friday, 8 p.m. — Talk Is Cheap, A Story Told, Party or Die, Blue Ring. Tickets $7.

July 13, 7 p.m. — Hillbilly Herald, Crobot. Tickets 14 in advance, $16 at door.

Most tickets are available online at etix.com.

741 Sixth Ave. in Huntington. vclublive.com.


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.


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.


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.


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.


‰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.



‰July 6, 8 p.m. — Summer Elizabeth Concert, Ohio Valley Symphony with vocal group Patriotic Pops with Seven. Gallipolis City Park.

‰July 20, 2 p.m. — Mark Wood Fun Show, I Dig Reading.

‰Aug. 3, 10 a.m. — Oboes On The Ohio, A Double Reed Festival.

‰Aug. 3, 8 p.m. — Oboes On The Ohio Concert. Tickets all day passes $20, Concert only $10. Tickets available at oboesontheohio.org or call the box offce at (740) 446-ARTS.

‰Sept. 20, 7 p.m. — 150th Emancipation Proclomation Celebration.

‰Oct. 5, 8 p.m. — Glorious Gershwin, The Ohio Valley Symphony.

‰Nov. 2, 8 p.m. — Magical Mozart, The Ohio Valley Symphony.

‰Nov. 9, 1 p.m. — Ariel Bluegrass Competition.

‰Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m. — A Country Christmas, with Bruce Wolfe and  Midnight Cloggers.

‰Dec. 7, 8 p.m. — The Christmas Show, The Ohio Valley Symphony.

‰Dec. 14, 2 p.m. — Merry TubaChristmas.

‰Jan. 19, 2 p.m. — Brittany’s 24th Annual Prom Style Review.

‰March 1, noon — 4th Annual Ariel Bridal Fair.

‰March 8, 8 p.m. — Broadway! The Ohio Valley Symphony featuring Steve Amerson.

‰April 26, 8 p.m. — A Grand Piano, The Ohio Valley Symphony featuring Yuliya Gorenman.

For more information, call (740) 446-2787, visit at arieltheatre.org. Tickets available online or at the box office.

426 Second Ave. Gallipolis.



‰Aug. 16, 17, 23 and 24, 8 p.m. — “The Man Who Came to Dinner.” General admission $10; dinner and show $25.

‰Oct. 11, 12, 18, 19, 8 p.m. and Oct. 13 and 20, 2 p.m. — “Shenandoah.” General admission $15; dinner and show $30.

‰Nov. 29, 30, Dec. 6 and 7 — “Laughter on the 23rd Floor.”

900 Eighth St., Huntington. For reservations and more information, call (304) 733-ARTS. Visit 733arts.org or Facebook at facebook.com/artstristate.


‰Today, 8 p.m. — FestivAll Mayor's Concert: Kool and The Gang. Maier Foundation Performance Hall.

‰July 14, 2 p.m. — Mykel Hawke & Dave Canterbury. Maier Foundation Performance Hall.        

For ticket information, call or visit the website.

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.


‰Oct. 25 through Nov. 3, Thursdays through Saturdays, 8 p.m., Sundays, 2:30 p.m. — The Rocky Horror Show.

‰Nov. 22 through 24, Thursdays through Saturdays, 8 p.m., Sundays, 2:30 p.m. — CUP’s Holiday Concert.

At the Jeslyn Performing Arts Center, 1030 Fourth Ave., Huntington. For more information, call (304) 942-8576. curtainsupplayers.org.


‰Today, July 12, 13, 19 and Aug. 2, lunch matinee — “Church Basement Ladies” at Wilkinson Stumbo Convention Center, Prestonsburg. Tickets start at $13.

‰Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday, 5, 6, 17, 19, 24, 27, 31, Aug. 2, 6, 8, and 10, 8:15 p.m. — “The Sound of Music.” Tickets start at $13.

‰July 12, 13, 14, 18, 20, 25, 26, Aug. 1, 7 and 9, 8:15 p.m. — “Oklahoma!” Tickets start at $13.

‰July 22 and 23, 8:15 p.m. — “Seussical the Musical Jr.” Tickets start at $5.

‰Oct. 11, 16, 17 and 18, 10 a.m. — “The Legend of Jenny Wiley.” at Mountain Arts Center,

121 Theatre Court, Prestonsburg. 606) 886-9274. jwtheatre.com.

Call Park Manager Julian Slone, at (606) 889-1790 or (800) 325-0142 or email julian.slone@ky.gov.

Jenny Wiley State Resort Park, 75 Theatre Ct., Prestonsburg, KY 41653


‰July 5, 8 p.m. — Steve Snyder and Friends. Tickets $25 adult, $15 student.

‰July 10 through 14, 8:30 a.m. to noon — Summer camps, Disney Favorites, and Tie-Dye Explosion, $125; Hip-Hop Dance, $105; 12:30 to 4 p.m. — Fairy Tales with a Twist, $105; Modeling and Paint Like a Pro, $110. For a complete list visit the website’s KidZone or call Melanie Cornelison at (606) 324-3175 ext. 311.

‰July 27, 8 p.m. — Ricky Skaggs.

‰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.

Lap seats are for children 12 months and younger.

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



‰July 4, 9 p.m. — Freedom Fest Live, The Empty Glass, Charleston.

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

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

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


Sunday, 2 p.m. — Callihan’s American Pub and Grill.

July 13, 7 p.m. — Rolling Hills Folk Center in Flatwoods.

July 19 and 26, 7 p.m. — Bike night, Catlettsburg Giovanni’s.

July 20, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — West Virginia Moose in Barboursville.

July 20, 3 p.m. — W.Va. Hot Dog Festival, Charleys Harleys in Huntington, W.Va.

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

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


Friday and Saturday, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — Frogtown.

Band members are Robin Fraley, lead vocals, Jason Fields, bass and lead vocals, Donnie Stacy, guitars and sound, Mike Boggs, guitars and Josh Kitchen, drums and lead vocals. Visit myspace/gypzyroze06 or facebook.com/pages/Gypzy-Roze/205022341087.



July 20, 8 p.m. — Picnic with the Pops, Harris Riverfront Park.

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


Tuesday, 7 to 10 p.m. — “An Evening at the USO 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.

Aug. 6, 7 to 10 p.m. — “An Evening at the USO 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 USO 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.

Oct. 1, 7 to 10 p.m. — “An Evening at the USO 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.

Nov. 5, 7 to 10 p.m. — “An Evening at the USO 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.

Dec. 3, 7 to 10 p.m. — “An Evening at the USO 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.


Saturday — Callihan’s American Pub and Grill, Kyova Mall, Cannonsburg.


Fridays and Saturdays in June, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — American Legion in Ashland.

Members are Dale Kelley, bass and vocals; Mary Grooms, lead vocals; Raymond Mills, lead guitar and vocals; Keith Wilson, drums; Lonnie Castle, keys.


‰Saturday, 1 p.m. — Greenbo Shelter House Jam. Greenbo Lake.

‰Saturday, 5 p.m. — Greenbo County Music Festival. Greenbo Lake.

‰July 12, TBD — Poppy Mountain Summer Time Festival. Morehead

‰July 13, TBD — Poppy Mountain Summer Time Festival. Morehead

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

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


July 4, 8 p.m. — Ceredo City Park.

July 6, 8 p.m. —  Ceredo Kenova WV Freedom Fest.

Aug. 24 —  Ashland Gospel Music Fest.

Visit robmcnurlin.com.


Today, 11-11:30 — Sharkeys in Huntington for open mic night.

Band members are, Vickie Kelly-Vocals; Eve Marcum Atkinson-Vocal; Larry Hagan-Guitar; Rod Adkins-Guitar; Mike Rampley-Bass Guitar; and Ben Clark-Percussion/keyboards.


Fridays and Saturdays, 9 p.m. — American Legion Post 76, 405 20th St., Ashland.

Band members are Ray Hale, 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.

Email sdband2007@yahoo.com or visit facebook.com/pages/The-Split-Decision-Band/493658340243.


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

For more information, visit stevefree.com.


Sunday, 7 p.m. — Harris Riverfont Park, 93.7 DAWG Dazzle with Lee Brice, Huntington.

Tuesday, 6 p.m. — Coal Grove Fune Days.

July 4, 8:30 p.m. — Ashville 4th of July Fest, Ashville, Ohio.

July 5, 9 p.m., July 6 and 7, 10 p.m. — Horseshoes, Lexington.

July 11, 8 p.m. —  Lawrence County Fair, Proctorville.

July 13, 8 p.m. — Callihan’s American Pub and Grill.

July 14, TBA — Simiefest, Charleston, W.Va.

July 19, 6 p.m. — Pullman Square, 93.7 WDGG concert series, Huntington.

July 21, 9 p.m. — Horseshoes, Maysville.

July 26, 6 p.m. — Buddy’s Bar B Que, Huntington.

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.




‰July 20 —  Picnic with the Pops, The Huntington Symphony Orchestra, Harris Riverfront Park.

‰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.


July 4, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. — Music by Jabberwocky at the midway. 10 p.m. starts the Fantastic Fireworks show. General admission for all military when military I.D. is shown will be half off general admission.

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.


‰July 22 through 28 — 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.


‰Aug. 21, 7 p.m. — Matchbox Twenty & The Goo Goo Dolls. Tickets start at $76.

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

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



June through Oct. — Every 1st and 3rd Fridays, Main Street live.

July 12 and 13 — Good Ole Boy’s Car Club Presents, Muscle on Main.

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

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


‰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.

‰Saturday, 5 to 9 p.m. — "Greenbo-Grass" Greenup County Bluegrass Festival with Ned Crisp and Bottomline, Don Rigsby and Julie Reeves and headliner Marty Raybon and Full Circle; free.

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.


July 6 — Ice Cream Social.

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 the months of 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.



July 6, 10 a.m. — SOMC-fitness activity.

July 13, 10 a.m. — Steve Free.

July 27, 10 a.m. — SOMC-Screening.

Events sponsered by Port City Pub and Southern Ohio Medical Center. The market is open Saturdays, 9 a.m to noon, located on Roy Rogers Esplanade, Corner of Gallia & Chillicothe Streets. For more information call, Sarah Surina at (740) 464-0203.


‰July 13, 7:30 — Road to Fame Finals.

‰Aug. 17, 7:30 p.m. — Carl Hurley with the Moron Brothers.

To order tickets or for more information, call (888) MAC-ARTS or (606) 886-2623 or visit macarts.com. The venue is at 50 Hal Rogers Drive in Prestonsburg.


‰July 4 through 7 — Independence Day Weekend.

202 North Bend Park Road, Cairo, WV 26337. (304) 643-2931. northbendsp.com.



Thursdays, 7 p.m. —  live music except July 4.

July 11, 7 p.m. — Red Wanting Blue.

July 18, 7 p.m. — Junior Sisk and Rambler’s Choice.


Sept. 6, 7 p.m. — Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey Circus. 430 W. Vine St., Lexington. (859) 233-4567.