Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

August 8, 2013

08/08/2013 — Coming Up

The Independent



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.



‰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 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.



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.”


‰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.



‰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 Cameo 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.


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.



Artist of the month is Andrea Prince.

Contact information for artists is available in the lobby.

Friday 5 to 9 p.m. — First Friday art walk. Antique cars and music by Dennis Watts.

Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Second look Saturday.

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.

Laura Moul has three new photo’s hanging in the gallery. “Caribbean Courtyard,” “Portal of Time” and “Alsaska Moon.” Visit moulphotography.com or call (304) 743-8281


‰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.



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.




Friday, 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 with a talk by Nancy Osborne. Live performances of traditiona Appalachian music by JFS board members, Carl and Buzzy Leming, special events, displays, discounted merchandise, refreshments, door prizes and book signings by authors, Mark Maynard, Jack D. Ellis, James M. Gifford, Ruby Miller, Lewis O. Nicholls, G. Sam Piatt, and Edwina Pendarvis.

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.



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.


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.


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. For more information, call (304) 453-3086.

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. Call (304) 453-3086 for more information. No cover charge.

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


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.


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.

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.


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.



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.


Today, 9 p.m. — The Modock Rounders.

Saturday, 9 to 11 p.m. — Big Rock & the Candy Ass Mountain Boys.

Aug. 15, 9 to 11 p.m. — Big Rock & the Candy Ass Mountain Boys.

Aug. 17, 9 to 11 p.m. — C&S Railroad Quintet.

Aug. 21, 9 to 11 p.m. — Black Sheep's Comedy Open Mic Night.

Aug. 22, 9 to 11 p.m. — The Disappearing Man & Sister Mary.

Aug. 24, 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. — A Night of Jazz with Lara Donahoe.

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


Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. — Jam night.

Aug. 15 — Cougars.

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. — Little Misery.

‰Sunday, 4 to 8 p.m. — Little Misery.

‰Aug. 15 through 17 — Rally on the River.

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

‰Wednesdays, 7 to 11 p.m. — Better Day Parade.

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

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.


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).


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 — The Artrip Family, The Waugh Family, New Jerusalem, Rita Broyles.

‰Aug. 16 — The Heavenbound James Gang, The Couch Family, The Homelighters Quartet, Nancy Banfield.

‰Aug. 23 — His Own, The Community Praise Band, The Bluegrass Hymn Trio, Sam Sampson.

‰Aug. 30 — To be announced.

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.


Oct. 11, 8 p.m. — Ghost Brothers of Darkland County. Whitney Hall. Tickets start at $39.50.

Oct. 26,  8 p.m. — The Music of Pink Floy. Kentucky Center, Whitney Hall. Tickets start at $20.

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


“TG” entertainment’s upcoming events:

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

‰Aug. 16, 7:30 p.m. — Vendera Rev. II Ten.

‰Aug. 17, 7:30 p.m. — Foundation Quarted (other’s to be announced).

‰Aug. 23, 7:30 p.m. — David Wayne.

‰Aug. 24, 3 p.m. — Adam Crabb, Devine Destiny.

‰Aug. 24, 7:30 p.m. — Adam Crabb, SoulShine Drive, Lisa Blevins.

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.


Saturday, — Kevin Richardson & Cutting Edge.

Aug. 17, — Feller & Hill & The Bluegrass Buckaroos.

Aug. 24, — Southridge Bluegrass Band.

Aug. 31, — Donna Ulisse & The Poor Mountain 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.



‰Sept. 17 — Jack Lewis

‰Sept. 18 — Poaceous, Black Powder, Express, Gold Wing Express, The Velvet Blue, Whiskey Bent, Valley Boys and Turning Ground.

‰Sept. 19 — Mountain Melody, Melvin Goins & Windy Mountain, Joe Mullins & Radio Ramblers and Cumberland River.

‰Sept. 20 — Steel Drivers, Larry Sparks, Hillbilly Gypsies, Larry Cordle, Melvin Goins & Windy Mountain, Dave Adkins & Republik Steel, Blue Highway, Dale Ann Bradley.

‰Sept. 21 — Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, Marty Raybon, Hillbilly Gypsies, Gold Wing Express and Spinny Brothers.

More bands to be announced. For more information contact the Poppy Mountain Bluegrass office at (606) 784-2277 or e-mail poppymtn@yahoo.com, or facebook.com/PoppyMountainBluegrass.


Friday, 9 p.m. — The Rose Mountain Ramblers.

Saturday, 9 p.m. — Jon Brasher Band.

Aug. 15, 7 p.m. — Steve Free.

Aug. 16, 9 p.m. — Justin Lynch.

Aug. 21, 7 p.m. — Abbie Kimbell.

Aug. 23 — Birthday Annivesary Bash, Ladies of Longford.

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.


‰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.


Aug. 30, 7 p.m. — Free Summer Concert Series.

Sept. 6, 8 p.m. — The Honeycutters. ReservedsSeats: $12 in advance, $15 at the door, box seats: $17 in advance, $20 at the door.

Sept. 17, 8 p.m. — Yo La Tengo. Box Seats: $37 in advance, floor: $27 in advance, balcony: $22 in advance. No ticket fees for this show. Tickets will also be available at Haffa's Records in Athens. Tickets on sale now.

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


Fridays and Saturdays — Karaoke with Honey Boggs.

719 Oak St., Kenova. (304) 453-4320.



‰Through Aug. 17 — Cockeyed.

Shows by the Studio Players are at the Carriage House Theatre, Lexington.

405 Rose St., Lexintgon. Main office (859) 257-1706; for tickets, call (859) 257-4929. finearts.uky.edu/singletary-center.


‰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.


Aug. 17, 8 p.m. — The Weeks, Old Baby, Catherin Irwin. Tickets in advance $8, at the door $10.

Aug. 20, 9 p.m. — The Mike Dillon Band.

Age for shows is 18 and older. 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.



‰Sunday, 2 p.m. — Marion Ford Memorial Concert, Hubbell Smith, piano.

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

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.


Aug. 21, 7:30 p.m. — Diana Ross. Tickets start at $55.

Sept. 22, 7:30 p.m. — The Beach Boys. Tickets start at $45.

Sept. 29, 7 p.m. — Mountain Stage with Larry Groce featuring Ani Difranco, Dawes, Dave Mason & Red Baraat. Tickets $30.

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, and Saturday, 8:15 p.m. — “The Sound of Music.” Tickets start at $13.

‰Friday, 8:15 p.m. — “Oklahoma!” Tickets start at $13.

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

‰Oct. 11, 12, 17, 18, 7:30 p.m. — “The Legend of Jenny Wiley.” at Mountain Arts Center, Prestonsburg. Tickets start at $10.

‰Nov. 15, 16, 22, 23, 24, 29 and 30, 7:30 p.m., and Nov. 24, 3 p.m. — “Miracle on 34th Street” at Sipp Theatre, Paintsville. Tickets start at $10.

Proceeds will benefit the theater’s operational budget.

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


‰Oct. 26, 8 p.m. — The Music of Pink Floyd, The Louisville Orchestra. Tickets start at $20.

‰Nov. 2, 8 p.m. — Natalie Merchant. Tickets start at $20.

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



Through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon — “How I Became A Pirate.” Ages 4 and 5. Tuition: $115, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. — Goldilicious. Ages 4 and 5. Tuition: $115. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. — Shakespeare Presents: Macbeth. Ages 13 through 18. Tuition: $210.

418 W. Short St., Lexington. For more information call (859) 254-4546 or visit lctonstage.org.


‰Friday, 7:30 p.m. — Randy Newman. Tickets $65.50.

430 W. Vine St., Lexington. (859) 233-4567. lexingtonoperahouse.com.


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

‰Monday, 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.

‰Sept. 24, 8 p.m. — Black Jacket Symphony performing AC/DC’s “Back in Black.”

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


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.



‰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.


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

Aug. 15 — Courgars at Callihan’s Tal’s Birthday party.

Aug. 16 — Eddie in Wise, Va., with Jo Leigh and Bobby Cyrus.

Aug. 22 — Duo of Ed and Jeff at Heritage Center in Huntington.

Sept. 2 — Laborfest at Central Park.

Sept. 27 through 29, — Holy Family All American Fest.

Oct. 5 — Apple Festival in Paintsville.

Oct. 11 — Jenny Wiley Festival in Prestonsburg, TBA with RLG and Jason Michael Carroll.

Oct. 26 — Red Cross Mudfest Event in Coalton.



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.


Sept. 3, 7 to 10 p.m. — “An Evening at the 1940s Canteen,” a fundraising 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 1940s Canteen,” a fundraising 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 1940s Canteen,” a fundraising 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. 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.


Aug. 24 —  Ashland Gospel Music Fest.

Visit robmcnurlin.com.


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

For more information, visit stevefree.com.


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

Sunday, 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, W.Va.

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.




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

‰Oct. 23, 8 p.m. — “An Evening with Alice Cooper.” Tickets start $25.

‰Nov. 7, 7 p.m. — TobyMac “Hits Deep Tour.” Tickets, limited VIP $72 and $62. Regular Ticket $37,

$27 and groups of 50+ $15.

‰November 8, 8 p.m. — Jeff Dunham - “Disorderly Conduct” Tour. Tickets $45.50.

‰Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m. — Florida Georgia Line. Tickets start $19.75.

‰Nov. 27 — Toby Mac “Hits Deep Tour.”

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


Through Friday, 4 to 10 p.m. — Wayne County Fair. Rides open at 5 p.m. Music featuring bluegrass, gospel and country and western each evening at the Mound Builder Pavilion. Today and Friday Doyle Lawson and Fireworks. Admission is $12, parking is free.

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.


‰Sep 28, 9 a.m. — Tygart Gorge and Arches Hike.

‰Oct. 4, 3 p.m. — Campground, Bluegrass at the Caves. Scheduled to appear: Rowan County Ramblers, Mountain View, Anyone who wants to join in. Soup bean dinner.

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. 17, 3 and 6 p.m. — Disney Junior Live on Tour! Pirate & Princess Adventure. Tickets start $26.63.

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

‰Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m. — Blake Shelton, Easton Corbin and Jana Kramer. Tickets start at $43.

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

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




‰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.



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

Friday and Saturday — Good Ole Boy’s Car Club Presents, Muscle on Main.

Aug. 31, 7:30 p.m. — Rodney Atkins.

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

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.

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

‰Sept. 7, 5 to 10 p.m. — Col. Bill Williams Heritage Music Festival; 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.


Sept. 7 — Cast-Iron Cook Off and Antique Cars.

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.



Saturday, 10 a.m. — SOMC-fitness activity.

Aug. 17, 10 a.m. — SOMC-Screening, Boneyfiddle Arts Center.

Aug. 26, 6 to 8 p.m. — Farm to table, at the friends center, music by Tom Stiverson. Price $15.

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.


‰Saturday, 7 p.m. — Gospel Celebration with Scott Snyder, Little Paint Quartet Tickets $15.

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

‰Aug. 31, 7:30 p.m. — Billie Jean Osborne’s Kentucky Opry Summer 2013. Tickets $13 adults, $12 seniors, $11 students, $10 (Groups 10+).

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.


‰Saturday, 7 p.m. — "Wings of Wonder" birds of prey.

‰Aug. 30 through Sept. 2 — Labor Day Weekend.

‰Sept. 20 through 22 — Nature Wonder Weekend.  (304) 558-2754.

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


Sept. 6, 7 p.m. — Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey Circus.

Sept. 7, 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. — Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey Circus.

Sept. 8, 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. — Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey Circus.

Sept. 21 — Blake Shelton, Easton Corbin and Jana Kramer (Time TBA).

Oct. 19 — Luke Bryan, Thompson Square and Florida Georgia Line (Time TBA).

430 W. Vine St., Lexington. (859) 233-4567.