ART MUSEUM: UK
‰Feb. 24 through 26, 2012 — Art in Bloom.
The museum at the University of Kentucky is open weekdays 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. at 800 Rose St., Lexington. For more information, call (859) 257-5717; fax (859) 323-1994 or visit uky.edu/ArtMuseum/events.html.
BANANA TREE STUDIOS
‰Oct. 6, 5 p.m. — Art students at Fleing County High School will be exhibiting their artisitc handiwork at the Banana Tree. The exhibit will continue through October in recognition of National Arts and Humanities Month. For more information, call the John Ramey at the school at (606) 845-6601; or call (606) 336-1881 or (606) 356-1357.
For more information, call Steve Donovan at (606) 748-4449; Kathy Macht, (606) 356-1357 or Carol Shutt, (606) 780-9440.
Banana Tree Studios is at 121 E. Electric Ave. in Flemingsburg. For more information, visit firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE CLAY CENTER
‰Through Nov. 13 — “Being Human: Figurative Art from the Permanent Collection.”
‰Through Jan. 8, 2012 — “Clay Center Collectors Club Preserving a Legacy: 25 Years of Collecting.”
All activities, unless noted, are included with gallery admission, which is free for members or $5.50 for children and $7 for adults.
One Clay Square, Charleston; (304) 561-3570. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
THE FRENCH ART COLONY
Saturday and Sunday, 3 p.m. — “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.”
Saturday, 10 to 11 a.m. — Young Actors studio, 8 to 12. $6 members; $7, non-members
Through Sunday — Yilonka exhibit.
Sept. 30 to Oct. 23 — Folk art 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.
530 First Ave., Gallipolis; FACs family workshops require advance registration by calling (740) 446-3834. Visit frenchartcolony.org.
GRAYSON GALLERY and ART CENTER
‰Saturday and Monday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. — “Assemblage Art: Another Dimension.” E-mail Dan for details and an artist registration form prior to submitting work. Opening reception will be Sept. 30 from 6 to 9 p.m. and will be open Oct. 1 for “Last Look Saturday” from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to coincide with the Funtober Fest.
The gallery is available for special showings by appointment by contacting the museum.
The gallery is in the former Grayson Fire Station at Carole Malone Boulevard and Third Street in Grayson. For more information, e-mail Dan Click at email@example.com or call (606) 922-0927.
& DISCOVERY CENTER
‰Zumba with Laura. Regular classes are every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 6 to 7 p.m. First class is free.
‰Gift shop: The museum carries a variety of jewelry for men and women, Candleberry candles and more.
‰Through mid-October — “Baseball in Ashland.”
‰“World War II/Salute to Our Military” exhibit has been renovated and features never-before-seen items from the existing collection as well as new items.
‰A Century of Wedding Traditions: 1870s-1970s.
‰“The Civil War: The Gathering Storm 1861-1862.” Issues that the country faced that led to the Civil War.
‰“From Necessity to Novelty” features items that were once part of our daily lives.
‰“Windows to the Past” World War II Traveling Exhibit.” For more information, call the office or visit the website.
‰Country Music Heritage Hall”
‰Margaret Adkins’ “Forces of Nature” Weather Wall
‰“The Legacy of Jean Thomas”
‰“Digging Deeper: Prehistoric Man in the Ohio River Valley”
‰Treehouse of My Own”
‰“The Aqua Zone”
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 2 and younger admitted free.
Phone: (606) 329-8888; Fax: (606) 324-3218; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web address: Highlandsmuseum.com. The museum is at 1620 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.
‰Fourth Tuesday of the month — Adult tours through October. Admission is free. Meet at the front reception desk at the Virginia Van Zandt Great Hall. Call the museum for more information.
The Touma Near Eastern Collection catalog. The catalog highlights selected art and artifacts from HMA’s Touma collection, which features 400 objects.
‰Through Oct. 16 — Exhibit by Gropius artist Robert Kushner. Public Lecture at 7 p.m. Sept. 15.
‰Through Nov. 6 — Steamboats on the Ohio River. Opening reception at 2 p.m. Sept. 18.
‰Through Oct. 23 — An exhibit of Cushing’s work will be featured in the Virginia Van Zandt Great Hall.
‰Through Oct. 30 — “Native American Weavings and Jewelry from the Kennedy Museum of Art,” Ohio University, Athens.
‰Through Nov. 27 — Master prints from the Daywood collection.
For more information, call (304) 529-2701 or visit hmoa.org.
The Jesse Stuart Foundation preserves the human and literary legacy of Stuart and other Kentucky and Appalachian writers.
‰The annual Jesse Stuart Weekend will be Friday and Saturday at the Jesse Stuart Lodge at Greenbo Lake State Resort Park in Greenup County. Friday’s activities include a short hike through the Jesse Stuart Nature Preserve; a talk on Harry Kroll’s influence on Jesse Stuart by Richard Saunders; and a welcoming reception. Saturday’s agenda includes a bus tour of W-Hollow; a trip to the Jesse Stuart Foundation’s historic building in Ashland; evaluations of Stuart’s first editions and other hard-to-find Stuart books and a slide presentation by Chuck Hand and Allen Englebright, retired teachers from Illinois who had corresponded with Stuart in the 1960s and 1970s. For more information about the weekend’s agenda, call the foundation or to make room reservations, call the park at (606) 473-7324.
‰The JSF Regional Readers book group meets the last Tuesday of the month at 5:45 pm. September’s selection is “The Scotia Widows” by Gerald M. Stern.
‰What’s new in the JSF Bookstore? “Neither Blue Nor Gray: Stories of the Civil War in Kentucky” by Marshall Myers. The Civil War affected the daily lives of almost everybody in the Commonwealth. Here are the untold stories of lesser known combatants or the folks back home who suffered in so many ways from the ravages of war. The book is published by the JSF and sells for $15 a copy.
‰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. 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 foundation is at 1645 Winchester Ave. 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.
Kentucky Artisan Center
Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. — Artisan demonstration, book signing or performance. There is no admission charge. (Book signings and performances are from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
Through Sunday — Gallery exhibit: “An Artful Array: Bowls by Kentucky Artisans.”
Open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Free admission.
The center is at 200 Artisan Way, Berea, KY 40403. For more information, call (859) 985-5448.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Museum Day. The KHS will participate in Smithsonian magazine’s “Be Open for Free” for those who have a Museum Day ticket. Visit smithsonianmag.com/museumday to register.
For more infomation, call (502) 564-1792.
KENTUCKY MUSEUM OF ART AND CRAFT
‰Through Oct. 22 — “2011: Kentucky Guild 50th Anniversary Exhibition.” Shands and Steve Wilson Galleries.
‰Through Oct. 22 — Kentucky Biennial II: KMAC Artis Member Show. Brown-Forman Gallery.
The museum is open from 10 a.m. Monday through Friday and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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 West Main St., Louisville. For more information, call (502) 589-0102 or visit kentuckyarts.org.
A 10-week, wheel-thrown pottery class will be either Monday from 7 to 9:30 p.m. or Tuesday 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 email@example.com.
MUSEUM and GALLERY
at LEXINGTON CENTER
Through December — “Bodies Revealed,” an exhibit that reveals various systems of the body using specimens to illustrate the effects of disease and unhealthy lifestyles. Tickets: $14, adults; $11 for those 4 to 18; children 3 and younger are admitted free.
The museum is at 430 W. Vine St., Lexington. Hours: Friday through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call (859) 233-3535 or visit ticketmaster.com. For more about “Bodies Revealed,” visit bodiesrevealed.com or call (85() 233-4567.
Through Sept. 29 — Recycled art by Robbie Poore.
The center, at University Drive, 111 Private Drive 516, Proctorville, is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
PAINTED COW GALLERY
Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Visit paintedcowgallery.com.
The gallery and the Lawrence County Arts Council will sponsor its annual Halloween and Fall Art Contest and Ghost Story 2011. All entries must be submitted on or before Oct. 15.
Students will be judged according to grade level and creativity. Remember, presentation counts. Adults will be judged in media categories. Mixed media art is encouraged and can either have a Halloween or Harvest theme. All ghost stories must be original and legible.
Winners will receive first- and second-place ribbons. There will be a best in show award with a secret prize.
Winning artwork will be displayed in the gallery windows and can be offered for sale. Winners will be invited to a special Halloween Party.
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. Call Maureen for prices and times.
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 paintedcow.com. Also visit the site on Facebook.
The Pendleton Art Center at 1537-1539 Winchester Ave., Ashland houses the working and retail sale studios of the Tri-State’s premiere artists with a wide range of talents.
Some studios are open daily; some are open by appointment with the artist. Contact information for artists is available in the lobby.
September Artist of the Month is watercolorist Joyce Steele.
Fine art graphics and printing by Denise Spaulding, (606) 465-5589.
New: Watch for the opening of the The Angry Frenchman Cafe’.
The following classes are offered at the Pendleton:
‰Mondays: Watercolor class with Janet Lester (606)928-8965 and Sylvia Jackson (606) 928-0257 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 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.
‰Wednesdays: 10 a.m. to noon. — Learn to Draw/Sharpen Your Skills/Learn the Art of Using Colored Pencils with Sylvia Jackson. (606) 928-0257.
To become a part of this artist community, rent one of our wide-range of studios to accommodate your individual needs as a working artist or as a beautiful showcase for your work. Hang your work in our gallery with the finest to be seen in the area. $50 off your initial deposit on studios rented between 3 to 7 p.m. Thursdays during our open house. For more information about studio rental, call Chrissie LaLonde at (606) 920-1890 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, call (606) 920-9863 or visit pendletonartcenter.com.
ROWAN COUNTY ARTS CENTER
Thursdays, 8 p.m. — Open Mic Night.
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 visit email@example.com.
THE SPEED ART MUSEUM
‰Through Sept. 30 — “Souvenirs of Europe: An early Kentucky artist collects.”
‰Through Oct. 23 — “Julian Opie: Selections from the Chellgren Collection.”
‰Through Fall — “Being and Making: Artists Investigating Identity.”
‰Through March 11, 2012 — “Unveiling the New Speed: A Model of the Future.”
There is a separate charge for the special exhibition “Impressionist Landscapes: Monet to Sargent” on First Fridays.
The museum is at 2035 S. Third St., Louisville. Call (502) 614-2700 or visit speedmuseum.org.
THE UPSTAIRS GALLERY
Nancy and Josh Green are the featured artists for September.
Third Thursdays — Open until 8 p.m. Live music by Cat Cirner.
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.
Gallery and framing hours are from 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.
Saturday, 8 p.m. — Live music.
The club is at U.S. 23 and Legion Drive in Raceland. Call (606) 836-8355 for more information.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 76
Monday, 7 to 10 p.m. — Jimmy Stevens.
Monday to Thursday, 4 to 7 p.m. — Happy Hour.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Happy Hour.
Wednesday, 7 p.m. — Pool tournament.
Thursday, 7 to 10 p.m. — Karaoke with Stacy.
Friday, 8 p.m. — Queen of Hearts drawing.
Friday and Saturday, 9 p.m. — Split Decision Band through 2012.
In the kitchen — Grumpy Gordon’s open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Carryout is available for nonmembers. To place orders, call (606) 329-2162.
Banquet room available.
405 20th St. at Carter Ave. in Ashland.
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 177
6024 U.S. 60 E., Barboursville. (304) 733-0177.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 325
Friday, 4:30 p.m. — Bingo.
Wednesday — Euchre Tournament. Register before 7 p.m.
Saturdays: 7 p.m. — Karaoke.
The legion is in Flatwoods. (606) 836-4141.
AMVETS POST 14
Friday, 7 to 11 p.m. — Karaoke with Bobbi.
Saturday, 8 p.m. to midnight — Kyote Band. Beer $1 and free hot dogs from 4 p.m. to close.
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 — New Review Band.
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
Oct. 1 — Dwight Icenhower as Elvis and His Promiseland Band.
Nov. 5 — Ohio Valley Symphony: Lori Sims.
Nov. 12 — Battle of the Bluegrass Bands.
Nov. 19 — Ariel Bridal Fair and Exposition.
Dec. 3 — Ohio Valley Symphony Christmas concert.
For more information, call (740) 446-2787 or visit arieltheatre.org.
FOR THE TRI-STATE
Oct. 14 through 16 and 21 through 23 — “Jekyll & Hyde.” Dinner at 6:30 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Show and dinner are $30; show only is $15.
The venue is at 900 Eighth St., Huntington. For more information, call (304) 733-2787 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursdays through Saturdays — September Band: The Return.
First and third Mondays, 7 p.m. — Men’s meeting.
Monday — A-League darts.
Tuesday, 7 p.m. — B-League darts.
Thursday, 8:15 p.m. — Blind draw darts.
Friday and Saturday, 9:15 p.m. — Blind draw darts.
Jan’s Kitchen is closed Monday through Wednesday from 6 to 10 p.m. and is open Thursday through Saturday from 6 p.m. to midnight. Pickup orders are available.
The club is at 701 Carter Ave. in Ashland. For more information, call (606) 324-7644.
ASHLAND ELKS 350
First and Third Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. — Lodge meetings.
Thursdays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke by Lazer Jam.
Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — Kyova.
Monday through Friday: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Lunch served. Daily specials.
Thursday through Saturday: 6 to 9 p.m. — Dinner served.
Call (606) 325-3557 for lunch specials and carryout orders.
ASHLAND MOOSE 892
Nov. 5 — Chili Cookoff.
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.
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.
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
Friday through Sunday — Pilot Club Antique Show.
Oct. 7, 8 p.m. — Dancing with the Tri-State Stars.
Oct. 8, 8 p.m. — Year 200X.
Oct. 15, 7:30 p.m. — Reba McIntire.
Oct. 27, 6:30 p.m. — Max and Ruby Bunny Party.
Nov. 27, 7 p.m. — Alice Cooper.
Dec. 17, 6 p.m. — Gaither Homecoming.
To place ticket orders or charge by phone, go to Ticketmaster.com or (800) 745-3000.
BLUE RIBBON FOX HUNTERS
Oct. 8 — Billie Renee and Cumberland Gap and Ivan Smith and Stillwater.
Oct. 22 — Bobby Maynard and Breakdown and Mountain View.
Nov. 5 — Tommy Webb Band and Bluegrass Riot.
Nov. 19 — Clarence Kelly & Nu-Cut Road and Black Powder Express.
Dec. 3 — Glen Ritchie and Out of Mind Bluegrass.
Dec. 10, 6 p.m. — 2011 Christmas Party. Mountain Grass Band and Stillwater. Bring a covered dish.
4643 Blue Ribbon Road, Catlettsburg. All shows start at 7 p.m. and are $12 unless otherwise noted.
End of season openings:
‰Saturday — 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
‰Oct. 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 — 6 to 11 p.m.
U.S. 60 W. in Huntington. For more information, visit camdenpark.com or call (304) 429-4321.
Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Unbridled Adventure, “Trekking into Kiser Hollow.”
Oct. 14, 7:30 to 10 p.m. — Haunted trail.
Nov. 18, 19 and 20 — Scrapbooking weekend. For more information, call The Scrapbook General Store in Flatwoods at (606) 836-7033. To make room reservations, call the park at (606) 286-4411.
First and third Monday of each month, 7 to 9 p.m. — Pickin’ at the Caves.
344 Caveland Drive, Olive Hill. Phone (606) 286-4411 or (800) 325-0059.
CCC TRAIL VINEYARD
‰Sept. 30, 7 p.m. — Opera in the vineyard. $8.
The vineyard is at 3939 CCC Trail, Morehead. (606) 780-7195.
CHARLESTON CIVIC CENTER
Oct. 1, 7:30 p.m. — Jason Aldean.
Oct. 29, 6:45 p.m. — Capital City Gospel Sing.
Oct. 30, 7 p.m. — ZZ Top and Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Feb. 3, 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 4, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. — Monster Jam Trucks.
To purchase tickets, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.
200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV 25301. (304) 345-1500.
THE CHATTER BOX
‰Saturdays, 7 to 10 p.m. — Mike Marshall and the Country Grass.
‰Tuesdays — Open Mic.
‰Thursdays — Line dancing lessons.
Fridays, $5 cover charge.
Music nights special is two hot dogs and fries for $4.99. Homecooked meals.
1404 Poplar St. in Kenova. To place orders or more information, call (304) 453-5007.
“Yes, the Circus is Coming,” “Meet Your Next Young Adult Obsession.”
Today, 7 p.m. — Evening reading group. “Doc.”
Sept. 27, 7:15 p.m. — Mystery Reading Group. “Heresy.”
Now hosting children’s birthday parties for age 3 to 12. The lower section of the store in front of the stage will be reserved for the party. There are several options of themes being offered.
For more information, call Sara at (606) 784-8364 or at email@example.com.
CoffeeTree Books is at 159 E. Main St., Morehead. Call (606) 784-8364 (books); (606) 784-9877 (java).
Saturdays, 8 to 11 p.m. — The Almost Country Club Band.
Reservations are being taken for weddings and receptions.
Admission is $6 for adults; 13 to 18 years, $4; 12 and younger admitted free. Family atmosphere and no alcohol permitted. Concessions available. Open Fridays and Saturdays from 8 to 11 p.m. Cover charge at the door, children 12 and younger admitted free.
The club is at 5405 Roberts Drive in Ashland.
FORT FALLS AND FRIENDS
Fridays and Saturdays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Country music show with the Kentucky Backroads Band.
Half and half drawing. Free ticket for a show is prize.
New ownership. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults, $6 and children younger than 12 admitted free. At Junction 182 on Carter Caves State Park Road.
For more information, call (606) 474-8485; (606) 474-6400 or (606) 475-3664.
THE FRAME UP GALLERY
& CAFE ZEAL
Hours: Monday, noon to 5 p.m.; Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Hard-to-find gift items and custom framing design.
Andi Sword’s oil paintings.
Gallery is at 1436 Winchester Ave. in Ashland, across from the Ashland Plaza Hotel. (606) 324-8565.
Friday and Saturday, 9 p.m. and Sunday, 4 p.m.; Sept. 30, 9 p.m.; and Oct. 1, 2, 4 p.m. — Gypzy Roze.
Sept. 23, 24, 8 p.m. and Sept. 25, 4 p.m. — Little Misery.
‰Mondays, 6 p.m. — Cornhole.
‰Tuesdays, 7 p.m. — Ladies Bike Night.
‰Wednesdays, 6 p.m. — Cornhole.
‰Wednesdays, 8 p.m. — Open Mic “Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers.”
2515 S. Third St., Ironton. (740) 532-8337.
Oct. 1, 10 a.m. — Grayson Chamber of Commerce Funtoberfest opening ceremonies; 1:30 p.m., KCU Knights vs Georgetown Tigers football game.
Other events will include a pancake breakfast; craft and bake sales at the senior center; 5K Memory Run/Walk; merchants sidewalk sales; balloon cretaures, Carter County CARES backpack food collection; festival and prefestival T-shirt sales; health screenings; bean bag toss tournaments; motorcycle show; handcraft fair and sales; Grayson Gallery and Art Center demos and displays; music on main; children’s games and informational booths.
For more information, call the chamber office at (606) 474-4401 or to check out times go to graysonchamber.org.
GRAHN COMMUNITY CENTER
Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — Final bluegrass music show of the summer series, featuring Billie Renee and comberland Gap. $6 for adults and children younger than 12 admitted free. There will be prize drawings, cake auctions, cake walks and much more.
For more information, call Gary Jones at (606) 474-2920.
GREENBO LAKE STATE
Friday and Saturday, 1 p.m. — Jesse Stuart Weekend.
Oct. 1, 2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Greenbo Craft Show.
Oct. 21, 22 and Oct. 28, 29, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. — Camper Halloween.
Oct. 29, 10 a.m. to Noon — 5K Challenge Race.
The park is at 965 Lodge Road, Greenup. For more information, call (606) 473-7324.
HERITAGE FARM MUSEUM AND VILLAGE
‰Oct. 1 — Fall Harvest Festival.
‰Oct. 8 — Natural dyeing with Kate McComas.
‰Oct 22, 29 — Knit a pair of hiking socks with Karen Kelly.
‰Nov. 12 — Handspinning with Kate McComas.
For more information or to register, call (304) 522-1244.
Visit Heritage Farm Village on Facebook, read our blog at heritagefarmwv.blogspot.com or visit heritagefarmmuseum.com.
‰Saturdays, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. — September band: Against the Grain.
‰Sundays and Mondays — NFL specials.
‰Thursdays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke with Lisa.
1305 South Third St. Guests welcome. (740) 532-4847.
JENNY WILEY STATE PARK
Oct. 8 — Jenny Wiley Festival Car and Bike Show. Registration from 8 a.m. to Noon. Entry fee, $15. at the Mountain Arts Center, 1 Hal Rogers Blvd., Prestonsburg.
For more information, call (606) 434-6424 or go to Frame Twisters Car Club on Facebook.
‰Every Wednesday and Friday, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Open Mic Acoustic Jam with Ray Rodrigo.
‰Saturdays, 9 p.m. — Karaoke.
15th Street and Greenup Avenue in Ashland. For more information, call (606) 325-5283.
KYOVA GOSPEL MUSIC
Friday — His Own, Face to Face, John Darin Rowsey and Fellowship Trio.
Sept. 30 — Kyova Gospel Gathering.
Concerts are at 7 p.m. at the New Life Center of Princess Chapel at the intersection of Ky. 5 and U.S. 60. 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
“G” - entertainment’s upcoming events:
Thursdays — Open mic and karaoke night.
Friday — Country Junction Band, Andrew Ruby and Kaleb Wright and others.
Saturday — Gospel show: Joy Jones and the Jones Boys, John Darin Rowsey and Kaleb Wright and others.
Sept. 30 — Terry Hall and the Dave Morrison Band.
Oct. 1 — Gospel show: Soulshine Drive and others.
Oct. 7 — Country Junction Band, Boosh Hawg and others.
Oct. 8 — Gospel show: Andrew Ruby and others.
All shows start at 7:30 p.m. and are always “G” rated.
The venue is at 8891 Gallia St., Wheelersburg. Call (740) 574-6000 or (740) 222-1553.
For more information and to check updates, go to songs23.com.
MARSHALL ARTISTS SERIES
Friday, 6 to 9 p.m. — Save the Sign fundraiser.
Rick Huckaby, Rebecca Lynn Howard and Wild Mountain Blackberry.
Sept. 29, 7:30 p.m. — Lawrence Wright, Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center, Huntington.
Oct. 8, 7:30 p.m. — Elvis Costello and The Imposters, Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center, Huntington.
Oct. 11, 7 p.m. — Jungle Jack Hanna, Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center, Huntington.
Oct. 13, 7:30 p.m. — World Music Cabaret, Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center, Huntington.
Oct. 14, 8 p.m. — Comedy Central on Campus, Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center, Huntington.
Oct. 16, 5:30 p.m. — An Evening with Morgan Spurlock, Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center, Huntington.
For more information call (304) 696-6656.
MOUNTAIN ARTS CENTER
‰Saturday, 7p.m. — Kevin Spencer with the Barrett Family and Mike Bowling Family.
‰Oct. 22, 6 p.m. — Bluegrass Superstars. An Evening with old friends.
To order tickets or for more information, call (888) MAC-ARTS or (606) 886-2623 or visit macarts.com. The venue is in Prestonsburg. For more information, call (888) 622-2787 or visit macarts.com.
MOUNTAINEER OPRY HOUSE
‰Friday — The Larry Gillis Band.
Doors open at 5 p.m. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $5 for children 12 and younger. Concessions are available.
Milton, W.Va., off Exit 28 on Interstate 64. For more information, call Larry or Mary at (304) 743-5749.
Wednesdays — Dart league, 8 p.m.; karaoke, 10:30 p.m.
821 Gallia St., Portsmouth. (740) 355-1166.
OHIO UNIVERSITY SOUTHERN
Sept. 30, 7 p.m. — Tiberius String Quartet from Romania, Bowman Auditorium.
Ironton Council for the Arts presents 2011-12 Lawrence County Concert Series:
Oct. 8 — Illya Filshtinskiy.
Nov. 12 — Simple Gifts, folk duo from Pennsylvania. They also will conduct a free folk musician’s workshop on Nov. 1 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Riffe Center Mains Rotunda at OUS.
Dec. 3 — The Singing Kernals annual Christmas show.
Feb. 25 — The Violata Duo: Flutist Wendell Dobbs and guitarist Julio Alves and Linda Dobbs also will perform.
March 24 — The Bravura Trio.
April 21 — Petar Jankovi Ensemble.
All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. at the OUS campus, Riffe Center Mains Rotunda, 1804 Liberty Ave. Prelude dinners will be served prior to the Oct. 8 and March 24 concerts and must be ordered in advance. Season tickets may be purchased or for individual shows may be purchased at the door.
For more information, go to southern.ohiou.edu/irontonarts/performances.html.
PARAMOUNT ARTS CENTER
‰Sept. 30, 8 p.m. — Jay Flippin Quintet.
‰Oct. 7, 8 p.m. — Bob Thompson Unit.
‰Sept. 27, 7 to 9 p.m. — UK Big Blue College preview night.
‰Sept. 30, 8 p.m. — Jay Flippin Quintet.
Kentucky Music Trail
‰Oct. 22, 7 p.m. — Loretta Lynn.
‰Second Sunday — All films are at 2:30 p.m.
For more information, visit paramountartscenter.com or call (606) 324-3175.
First Saturday of the month, 6:30 to 10 p.m. — Free country music by singer/songwriters Kenny Messer and Robert Price acoustic; Hot dog Fest. Venue is alcohol free and smoke free.
1148 Halee Lane, Ashland. (606) 929-5888.
RAP-FEST YOUTH RALLY
Oct. 8, 6 p.m. — RAP TWO22 Student Ministries (Rightous And Peace) will have it youth rally at Catlettsburg Church of God, 105 36th Street.
Ages teens and young adults. Live bands, skits, dramas, teaching, food and drinks, door prizes, give-a-ways and much more.
For more information, call (304) 417-2628.
The “Red Barn” on Ky. 7 at Warnock.
Make our family your family.
Dance every Friday and Saturday night.
Live music from 8 to 11 p.m.
Friday — Southern Rail Band.
Saturday — The Michael James Band.
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.
For more information, call (606) 922-9346.
ROLLING HILLS FOLK CENTER
Today, 6 p.m. — Community Gardening Work Day.
For more information, call (606) 571-0298 or visit rollinghillsfolkcenter.org.
STUART’S OPERA HOUSE
‰Tuesday, 8 p.m. — Bonnie “Prince” Billy.
‰Oct. 6, 8 p.m. — Todd Snider. $20 advance; $25 at the door. Box seats, $25 advance; $30 at the door.
‰Oct. 11, 8 p.m. — The Jayhawks. $35, advance; $40 at the door; $30, floor advance, and $35, door; Balcony, $26 adv. and $31, door.
Friday, 7 p.m. — “Greenfire.” No tickets needed. Donations suggested.
For more information, visit stuartsoperahouse.org.
52 Public Square, Nelsonville, Ohio, 45764. For tickets or more information, call (740) 753-1924. Box office hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
‰Friday and Saturday — The Dusty Roads 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) 548-0096 or (606) 474-8485.
THE V CLUB
‰Today, 10 p.m. — This Ain’t No Disco! Presents Antique Scream.
‰Friday, 10 p.m. — Purrrlesque! Seven Deadly Sins and Megan Jean and the KFB.
‰Saturday, 10 p.m. — The Atomic Bitchwax (members of Monster Magnet, Godspeed and Core), Tower of the Elephant and Sweatband.
‰Mondays, 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. — New Moon on Monday ’80s night. $3.
‰Wednesdays, 8 p.m. — Thirsty Ear Open Mic.
Doors open at 8 p.m.
Most tickets are available online at etix.com.
741 Sixth Ave. in Huntington.
Vern Riffe Center for the Arts
‰Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m. — National Acrobats of Peoples of China.
940 Second St., Portsmouth. (740) 351-3600.
VFW POST 1064
920 Seventh Ave., Huntington. (304) 525-9611.
VFW POST 1168
8 p.m. to midnight — Live Band.
The post is in Greenup. (606) 473-6333.
VFW POST 8850
Fridays in September, 8 p.m. — Legacy.
Ladies auxiliary meetings are at 6:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays of the month.
3026 S. Third St., Ironton. For more information, call (740) 532-3000.
Fridays and Saturdays,
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