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May 17, 2012

Coming Up — 05/17/2012

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ASHLAND — THE FRENCH ART COLONY

Exhibits

‰Through May 27 — Ohio University, Southern Student and Faculty Show.

‰June 1 through 24 — The Paintings of Terry Norris.

‰June 29 through July 29 — Summer Festival Competition Show.

‰Aug. 3 through Aug. 26 — "Scenes of Our River Communities"  Community Photography Exhibit.

Shows

‰June 8 — Bekers Brew.

‰July 13 — Stillwater Lite.

‰Aug. 10 — Joey D and the Dub-Vs.

Gates open at 5:30 p.m., with music beginning at 6 p.m.  Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students (K-College).  Enjoy music on the lawn and dancing on the patio.  Food from local vendors, beer and wine will be available for purchase. Attendees are asked to bring lawn chairs.

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.

Child and adult class registration under way.

530 First Ave., Gallipolis; FACs family workshops require advance registration by calling (740) 446-3834. Visit frenchartcolony.org.

GRAYSON GALLERY and ART CENTER

Events

Free classes, a collaboration between the gallery and the Carter County Public Library as part of the Heart of the Park project, are under way, including:

‰Creative Writing — 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Grayson branch, Carter County Public Library; instructor James Shope.

‰Book Illustrating — 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays, Grayson Gallery and Art Center, 301 E. Third St., Grayson.

‰Learning to Play Guitar — Noon to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Grayson branch, Carter County Public Library; Randy Satterfield, instructor. Free.

Exhibits

‰Final Friday Art and Antiques Walk from 6 to 9 p.m. on the last Friday of the month.

The gallery available for special showings by appointment.

The gallery is in the former Grayson Fire Station at Carole Malone Boulevard and Third Street. For more information, email Dan Click at graysongallery@gmail.com or call (606) 922-0927.

HIGHLANDS MUSEUM AND 

DISCOVERY CENTER

Today through Saturday — The museum proudly presents the second annual Veterans Appreciation weekend.

All events are free; donations for military programs and collections will be accepted.

 ‰Today, 6:30 p.m. — Film Screening of Irving Berlin’s “This is the Army.”

‰Friday, 6:30 p.m. — Special guest speaker and presentation.

‰Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Salute to Military Memorabilia Show; static display from the Kentucky National Guard; and children’s games and activities.

‰Saturday, 5 p.m. — Come get “In the Mood” at our 1940s style USO Dance and Dinner. The event is free, but there is limited seating.

Shopping

‰Gift shop: The museum carries a variety of jewelry for men and women, Candleberry candles and more.

Exhibits

‰Through July — “Remembering the TItanic: 100 Years Later.”

Permanent exhibits

‰”Country Music Heritage Hall”

‰”River Expedition”

‰“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”

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; email: info@highlandsmuseum.com; Web address: Highlandsmuseum.com. The museum is at 1620 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.

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