Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

August 29, 2013

08/29/2013 — Coming Up


The Independent

ASHLAND — VISUAL ARTS



ALADDIN’S ART GALLERY

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.



THE CLAY CENTER for the ARTS and SCIENCES

‰Through Jan. 5 — “Positions of Power, Land View,” a solo exhibition by Boston area artist Ethan Murrow.

‰Sept. 12, 6 p.m. — Free lecture by art historian Ruth Erickson and Clay Center curator of art Arif Khan as they discuss the ideas and processes presented in the exhibit of Ethan Murrow.

The Clay Center is at One Clay Square in Charleston, W.Va.

The museum and galleries are closed on Monday and Tuesday; hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. For more information, call (304) 561-3570.



CLAYPOOL-YOUNG

ART GALLERY

‰Through Friday — “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 FRAME-UP GALLERY & CAFE ZEAL

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.



GRAYSON GALLERY

AND ART CENTER

Friday, 6 to 9 p.m. — Final Friday Art Walk with “Metal and Wood” art show. Live music with Eddie and the Cougars with Tim Preston. Refreshments include a meal from Grayson Meals on Wheels.

Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Doors are open.

Artists may submit up to three works that are ready to display or hang (no "sawtooth" hangers; must have "wire" and not just metal loops), any size, any subject.

There is no entry fee; the gallery will take a 15 percent commission on sold works. A People’s Choice will win $100 in cash.

New pieces are encouraged. Artists who currently have work on display in the gallery may also pick up their art during the above dates and times.

Friday 6 to 9 p.m. — F!nal Fr!day Art Walk with music by Eddie and the Cougars and refreshments by Grayson Meals on Wheels (weather permitting) along with the Cruisin' Grayson Car Show. The gallery will host an opening reception for artists and the public for this month's show from

Last Friday of each month from 6 to 9 p.m. is F!nal Fr!day Art & 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.



HIGHLANDS MUSEUM

AND DISCOVERY CENTER

Events, exhibits

‰Sept. 5, 6 to 8 p.m. — National Juried Art Show 2013 opens.

‰Sept. 20 and 21 — The Attic Sale. Books, toys, household items, no clothing.

Permanent exhibits

‰“Early Kentucky.”

‰“Digging Deeper.”

‰“Country Music Heritage Hall.”

‰“School Daze.”

‰“C.I. Haeberle Medical Exhibit.”

‰“William E. Martin Military Exhibit.”

‰“The Legacy of Jean Thomas.”

Children’s exhibits

‰”Treehouse of My Own.”

‰“Discovery Cavern.”

‰“The Aqua Zone.”

‰“River Expedition.”

‰“Interactive dig pit.”

The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Cost for adults: $6.50; seniors and children: $5; Members and children 2 and younger admitted free. Rentals of Main Hall for wedding receptions or private parties are available. Call the museum for details.

Phone: (606) 329-8888; Fax: (606) 324-3218; email: christine@highlandsmuseum.com; Web address: Highlandsmuseum.com. The museum is at 1620 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.



HUNTINGTON MUSEUM

OF ART

‰Through Sunday — “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.



KENTUCKY FOLK ART CENTER

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.



PAINTED COW GALLERY

Septemberfest 2013 Art Contest and Exhibit is upcoming with a deadline of Tuesday for entries.

The contest is open to all age groups and media. Categories are:

Drawing — pencil/pen and ink/pastels, markers, crayons; portraits, landscapes, animated figures.

Jewelry — clay, glass, plastic, wood, stone (organic, precious or semi-precious stones), or metal (copper, silver or gold).

Paintings — watercolor, acrylic, tole/decorative and oils); portraits (people/animals), landscapes, fora/launa, fantasy, abstract.

Photography — black and white, color; portraits (animals/people), landscapes, florals, fauna.

Sculpture — Wood, clay, paper maiche and metal and/or mixed.

Soft textiles — decorative/functional fiber art, knit, crochet, hand sewn or machine, needlepoint/counted cross stitch, ribbon embroidery, needlepoint, crewel and counted cross stitch (this category will include needlework done by kits).

Quilts — laptop, storybook, appliquéd and full-sized decorative/functional (hand or machine stitched).

Woodworking — woodcarving, decorative or decorative/functional furniture.

Miscellaneous — any and all categories not included above.

Theme: “America Yesterday, Today and Forever.”

Submit to the gallery on or before Sept. 3 at 4 p.m.

Entry fee: $5 per item. Prizes are Walmart gift cards.

Include a card with name, phone number, category, age group and entry fee/

For more information, call (606) 638-1313 or visit septemberfest.net or email paintedcow1313@bellsouth.net.

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.



THE PENDLETON

ART CENTER

Artist of the month is Andrea Prince.

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.



RENAISSANCE ART GALLERY

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

Classes

‰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.



THE RED CABOOSE REGIONAL

ARTISAN CENTER

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.



THE UPSTAIRS GALLERY

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.



LITERATURE



JESSE STUART

FOUNDATION

‰Monday — Closed.

‰Sept. 27 and 28, — Annual Jesse Stuart Weekend at Greenbo Lake State Resort Park. Features include, a preformance by Scott Miller and the students of the Appalachian School of Music, a bus tour of W-Hollow, a tour of the JSF headquarters in Ashland, and a drama based on Stuart’s works “Old Ben”. For room reservations, call the State Resort Park at (606) 473-7324.

‰Readers will meet at 5:45 p.m. last Tuesday of the month.Sept. selection is “The Truest Pleasure” by Robert Morgan.

‰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.



CLUBS & SHOWS



AMERICAN LEGION POST 23

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.



AMERICAN LEGION POST 43

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.



AMERICAN LEGION POST 76

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.



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 325

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.



AMVETS POST 14

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.



AMVETS POST 95

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.



ASHLAND EAGLES

Band for Sept. — The Return.

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.



ASHLAND ELKS 350

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.



ASHLAND MOOSE 892

Saturday 7:30 to 10 p.m. — Comedy Show with Lorie Graves, Bobby Staton and Aron Matthews. Everyone welcome.

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.



B&B JAMBOREE

HIGHWAY 140

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.



BEECHY CREEK

MUSIC CENTER

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.



BLACK SHEEP BURRITO & BREWS

Today, 9 to 11 p.m. — Gillumesh.

Saturday, 9 to 11 p.m. — Eduardo J. Canelón.

Sept. 5, 9 to 10 p.m. — Big Rock & the Candy Ass Mountain Boys.

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



CALLIHAN’S AMERICAN PUB AND GRILL

Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. — Jam night.

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



FORT FALLS AND FRIENDS

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.



FROGTOWN USA

‰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.



FUZZY DUCK

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.



IRONTON EAGLES

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.



KYOVA GOSPEL MUSIC

ASSOCIATION

‰Friday — Open Mic Night.

‰Sept. 6 — The New Vision Trio, John Thornsbury & Friends, Pure Gold, Jim Shelton.

‰Sept. 13 — The Artrip Family, The Jenkins Family, New Journey, Kay Baden.

‰Sept. 20 — The Heavenbound James Gang, Face to Face, Genesis, Tony Wilson.

‰Sept. 27 — His Own, Blind Faith, All 4 Him, Carla Bragg.

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.



LIVING WITH A CAUSE

“TG” entertainment’s upcoming events:

‰Sept. 6, 7:30 p.m. — Larry Whitt and Blue Eyed Soul.

‰Sept. 7 — The Dove Brothers.

‰Sept. 8, 2 p.m. — Tri-State Wheelersburg Pageant.

‰Sept. 14, 7:30 p.m. — Foundation Quartet (others TBA).

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.



MOUNTAINEER OPRY HOUSE

‰Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — Donna Ulisse & The Poor Mountain Boys.

‰Sept. 7 — Wildfire Band.

‰Sept. 14 — American Drive.

‰Sept. 21 — Sammy Adkins & The Sandy Hook Mountain Boys.

‰Sept. 28 — Darrell Webb Band.

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.



POPPY MOUNTAIN

BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL

‰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.



PORT CITY CAFE AND PUB

‰Today, 7 p.m. — Ronnie Richards & Friends.

‰Sept. 5, 8 p.m. — Poetry, Open mic.

‰Sept. 7, 9 p.m. — Mr. Fabulous, Justin Bell.

‰Sept. 14, 9 p.m. — Sister Redden Hair.

‰Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m. — Steve Free.

‰Sept. 20, 8 p.m. — The Bloody Tinth.

‰Sept. 21, 8 p.m. — Acoustic Open Jam session.

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.



RED BARN

Sunday — Songwriters Sunday. To sign up, call (606) 922-9346 or (606) 831-4602.

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.



STUART’S OPERA HOUSE

‰Friday, 7 p.m. — Free Summer Concert Series.

‰Sept. 6, 8 p.m. — The Honeycutters. Reserved seats: $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.

‰Sept. 20, 7 p.m. — Pokey LaFarge on a Sternwheeler on the Ohio River. Tickets $50 includes, sternwheeler ride, food and music.

‰Sept. 25, 8 p.m. — Niger’s Tal National. Tickets are, reserved seats, $14 in advance, Box seats, $20 in advance.

‰Sept. 27, 7 p.m. — Free Summer Concert Series with Nora Jane Struthers.

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



TIMBO’S BAR

Fridays and Saturdays — Karaoke with Honey Boggs.

719 Oak St., Kenova. (304) 453-4320.



VALLEY MUSIC

‰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.



THE V CLUB

‰Friday, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — The Main Squeeze / 40 LB Snapper. Tickets $8.

‰Saturday, 10 p.m. to  2 a.m. — Ten Carp Lie / No Pause. Tickets $5.

‰Sept. 10, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. — Bobaflex CD Release Party with Guests, Midnight Chronicles, Pilot The Machine, Social 66. Tickets $14.

‰Sept. 12, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — David Gans (Of The Greatful Dead Hour Radio show), Rumpke Mountain Boys. Tickets $10.

‰Sept. 15, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. — Coliseum, Blind Horse, Station(s). Tickets $8.

‰Sept. 20, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — The David Mayfield Parade. Tickets $10.

Age for shows is 18 and older. Most tickets are available online at etix.com.

741 Sixth Ave. in Huntington. vclublive.com.



VFW POST 1168

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.



VFW POST 8850

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.



WHISKEY RIVER SALOON

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.



WHISKEY ROCKS

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.



WHITEY’S MUSIC BARN

‰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.



THEATERS



THE ARIEL-ANN CARSON DATER PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE

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

‰Oct. 5, 8 p.m. — Glorious Gershwin, The Ohio Valley Symphony featuring Richard Glazieer, piano.

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

426 Second Ave. Gallipolis.



ARTS RESOURCES

FOR THE TRI-STATE

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

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



THE CLAY CENTER

‰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.



CURTAINS UP PLAYERS

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

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



JENNY WILEY THEATER

‰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.

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



THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

‰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. 



LEXINGTON OPERA HOUSE

‰Sept. 13, 8 p.m. — Black Jacket Symphony, performing AC/DC's "Back In Black." Tickets start at $30.

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



 PARAMOUNTS ARTS CENTER

‰Sept. 6, at 7 p.m. and 7, at 3 p.m. — Rugrats, A live adventure. Tickets, adults $10, children younger than 12 $5, Family pack of 2 adult and 2 children $25.

‰Sept. 13, 8 p.m. — Northside Jazz Band. Tickets $25 adult, $15 student.

‰Sept. 14, 8 p.m. — Black Jaket Symphony, “Back in Black”.

‰Oct. 5 — Dwight Yoakam.

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



MUSIC



BETTER DAY PARADE

‰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, backup vocals. Visit facebook.com/betterdayparadeband.



EDDIE AND THE COUGARS

Friday — Grayson Gallery and Art Center’s F!nal Fr!day.

Monday — Laborfest at Central Park.

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



GILLUMESH

Today, 9 to 11 p.m. — Black Sheep Burrito & Brews.

Original funky, jazzy, groove music performed by the Gillum brothers, Andrew and Nathan Gillum. Visit facebook.com/gillgumesh.



JEFF CARTER ORCHESTRA

Tuesday, 7 to 10 p.m. — “An Evening at the 1940s 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 1940s 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.



POACEOUS

‰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.



REBECCA HOPKINS

Wednesday, 8 p.m. — On tour with her Northern Irish Band at Natasha’s Bistro & Bar.



STEVE FREE

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

For more information, visit stevefree.com.



THE WHIPPS

Sept. 6, 10 p.m. — Eddie Montgomery’s, Harrodsburg.

Sept. 7 and 8, 10 p.m. — Fuzzy Duck, Ironton.

Sept. 13, 6:30 p.m — Buddy’s Bar B Que, Huntington.

Sept. 14, 9:30 p.m. — Poage Landing Days, Ashland.

Sept. 15, 8 p.m. — Callihan’s American Pub and Grill, Ashland.

Sept. 22, 7 p.m. — Schooner’s, 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.





OTHER FUN



BIG SANDY SUPERSTORE

ARENA

‰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.



CAMDEN PARK

Saturday — Paul Burch and Fireworks.

Sunday — Humming House and Fireworks.

Monday — Black Twig Pickers.

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.



CARTER CAVES STATE RESORT PARK

‰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.

‰Oct. 5, 2 p.m. — Public pool area, scheduled to appear, Marty Raybon ,Larry Cordle, Bo Issac, Billie Renee, Michelle Wallace, Gary Jones, Jack Hicks. 4 p.m. — “Pig Out” come hungry. 5:30 p.m. — more music.

‰Oct 11 and 12, 7:30 to 10 p.m. — Carter Caves Haunted Trail.

‰Oct 18 and 19,  7:30 to 10 p.m. — Carter Caves Haunted Trail.

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.



CHARLESTON CIVIC CENTER

‰Sept.7, — Roller Derby. Chemical Valley Roller Girls vs. Heart of Appalachia.

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

‰Oct. 13, — Roller Derby. Chemical Valley Roller Girls vs. Eerie Roller Girls.

‰Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m. — Rascal Flats with special guests The Band Perry and the winner of The Voice Season 3, Cassadee Pope. Tickets, $59.75 general admission, $59.75, $49.75, $29.75 reserved.

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

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



COLLIS P. HUNTINGTON

RAILROAD HISTORICAL

SOCIETY

‰Oct. 18,19, 25 and 26, 7 p.m. — Murder Myster, Murder on the 20th Century! Tickets $40 per guest, includes a catered dinner. For reserved tickets call 1-(866) 639-7487.

For tickets or more information, call (304) 523-0364 or 866-639-7487; email newrivertrain@aol.com or visit newrivertrain.com.



EASTERN KENTUCKY

EXPO CENTER

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

Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — Rodney Atkins.

Saturday through Monday — Hatfield and McCoy Heritage Days.

Sept. 13 and 14 — Good Ole Boy’s Car Club Presents, Muscle on Main.

Oct. 11 and 12 — Good Ole Boy’s Car Club Presents, Muscle on Main.

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



GREENBO LAKE STATE RESORT PARK

‰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.

‰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.



HAWKS NEST STATE PARK

‰Sept. 7 — “Cornstalk’s Raid.” 250th commemoration of this historic event.

49 Hawks Nest Park Road, Ansted, W.Va. For more information, call (304) 658-5212 or email hawksnestinfo@wv.gov. hawksnestsp.com.



HERITAGE FARM MUSEUM AND VILLAGE

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.



MARSHALL ARTISTS SERIES

Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m. — Natalie Cole, Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center.

Oct. 18 7:30 p.m. — Jason Mraz, Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center.

Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m. — Kevin Pollak, Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center.



MOUNTAIN ARTS CENTER

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

‰Sept. 15, 6 to 9 p.m. — Disciple with special guest, Taking Up Crosses. Tickets are $13 in advance, $15 day of show, $11 groups (10+).

‰Sept. 28, 7 to 9 p.m. — Jason Crabb. Tickets in advance $15, day of show $20, groups (10+) $12.

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.



NORTH BEND STATE PARK

‰Friday through Monday — Labor Day Weekend.

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

‰Oct. 12 — 10-mile Hike! North Bend.

‰Oct. 26 — Halloween Party.

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



THE DAWG’S PULLMAN SQUARE

SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

Today — Dana Romanello.



RAMBLING FEVER

TRAVEL

Sept. 28 — Get on board for our Cass Scenic Railroad tour. Tickest $115 adults, $80 kids (5 through12), includes transportation, historic train ride, museum, country store, and box lunch. For more information or to reserve your seats, call (606) 673-4993 or (606) 624-5569.



RUPP ARENA

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.