Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

November 22, 2012

Coming Up — 11/25/2012

The Independent


Special exhibits

‰Through Jan. 6 — “Holiday Junction.” Featuring Duke Energy holiday trains.

‰Through Jan. 6 — “The Photographic Legacy of Paul Briol.”

‰Through Jan. 13 — “Cincinnati and the Civil War: The Queen City Responds 1861-1862.”

‰Through mid-April —  “Dead Sea Scrolls.” Largest collection of artifacts ever to tour outside of Israel.

Omnimax Theater

‰Fridays and Saturdays in November, 8 p.m. — “Alaska: Spirit of the Wild.”

Mondays through Thursdays, 1 3 and 5 p.m.; Fridays 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9 p.m.; Saturdays, 11 a.m., 1 3, 5 and 7 p.m.; Sundays, 11 a.m., 1, 3 and 5 p.m. — “The Last Reef: Cites Beneath The Sea.”

Cincinnati History Museum

“Cincinnati in Motion.”

“Cincinnati Goes to War.”

“From Settlement to 1860.”

“Forming a New World.”

Duke Energy Children’s Museum

“Kids’ Town.”

“The Energy Zone.”

“Little Sprouts Farm.”

“The Woods.”

Museum of Natural History and Science

“LITE Lab.”

“Nature’s Trading Post.”

“The Cave.”

“The Ice Age.”

“In Memory of Neil Armstrong.”

Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati. For more information, call (513) 287-7000 or (800) 733-2077 or email information@cincymuseum.org. cincymuseum.org.


Free activities at Capitol Market on the second Saturday of each month between 10 a.m. and noon.


‰Through Dec. 9 — “Associated American Artists: Art by Subscription.”

‰Friday through Dec. 30 — “Traditions: A Celebration of Heritage.”

‰Dec. 21 through March 30 — “American Quilts in the Modern Age, 1870-1940.”

Stage shows

‰Dec. 9, 7 p.m. — “Cirque Dreams Holidaze.”

‰Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m. — “Shrek the Musical.”


Second Saturday of each month, noon to 4 p.m. — Fun Lab.

Wedensdays, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. — Wee Wednesdays for preschoolers.

Saturdays in December — “It’s a Wonderful Weekend!”

‰Dec. 15, 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. — Family gingerbread workshop. Family of four or less, $55 for members; $65 for non members. Reservations are encouraged.

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.



‰Jan. 23 through Feb. 20 — Annual MSU art faculty exhibition. Closing reception on Feb. 20, 5 to 7 p.m.

‰March 6 through 13 — Annual burley-coal art exhibition and competition.

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.



‰Through Jan. 13 — “Marvelous Menagerie: An Ancient Roman Mosaic from Lod Israel.”

‰Through Jan. 27 — “Think Outside the Brick.” The creative art of LEGO.

‰Through Spring — “The Essential Elijah Pierce.”

‰Through Spring — “Song for the New Millennium, 1812-2012.” Works by Aminah Robinson.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday; 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday; closed Monday.

480 East Broad St., Columbus. For more information call (614) 221-6801; 24 hour information at (614) 221-4848; or email info@cmaohio.org. columbusmuseum.org.



‰Classic — Exhibits include Space, Live Shows, Lab Spaces, Big Science Park, Ocean, WOSU@Cosi, Innovation Showcase, Life Body Mind Spirit, Gadgets, Progress and Little Kidspace.

‰Adventure in the Valley of the Unknown.

Traveling Exhibits

‰Through Jan. 6 — Storm the Castle. Kids and their families are transported to a LEGO® kingdom where they can become master castle builders.

‰Through Jan. 6 — Gunther von Hagens’ Body Worlds & the brain.


‰Friday, Saturday, Dec. 1, 8, 15 and 22, 2 p.m.; Sunday and Dec. 23, 3 p.m.; and Dec. 24, 1 p.m. — Holiday LIGHTS You Tri It! For families with children ages 6 to 12.

‰Dec. 7, 8, 21 and 22, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m. — Planes, Trains, and Automobiles. For families with children ages 18 to 36 months.

‰Dec. 2 and 9, 3:30 p.m. and Dec. 6 and 20, 10 a.m. — Airplanes. For families with children 6 to 17 months.

Extreme Screen Theater

‰Mondays through Saturdays, noon, 2 and 4 p.m.; and Sundays, 12:15, 2 and 4 p.m. — Sharks 3D.

‰Mondays through Saturdays, 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m.; and Sundays, 1, 3 and 5 p.m. — Meerkats 3D.

Some exhibits require additional ticket. Hours through Jan. 6 are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; noon to 6 p.m. Sunday; and evening hours for Body Worlds are 5 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

333 W. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio. For more information, call (614) 228-2674. cosi.org.



‰Through Sunday — Textile art of Sue King.

‰Nov. 30 through Dec. 22 —  Christmas show.


‰Nov. 30, 6 to 10 p.m. and Dec. 1, 12:30 to 4 p.m. —  Annual holiday home tour.


‰Dec. 8 and 15, 7 p.m. — “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.”

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.


‰Nov. 30, 6 to 9 p.m. — Opening reception, free to all participating artists and the public, with an awards ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Live music featuring guitarists, Mark Fosson and Daniel Bachmann with refreshments by Catering By Laura. 

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

The gallery is available for special showings by appointment.

The gallery is in the former Grayson Fire Station at Carole Malone Boulevard and Third Street and is seeking volunteers for all programs and operations (artists and advocates). For more information, email Dan Click at graysongallery@gmail.com or call (606) 922-0927. graysongalleryartcenter.weebly.com.




‰Through January — “Beauty and Extravagant Vanity.”

‰Through May — “The Ballantyne Collection.”

‰Through Jan. 4 — “Holidays at the Highlands.”

Children’s Exhibits

‰”Treehouse of My Own.”

‰”Discovery Cavern.”

‰“The Aqua Zone.”

‰“River Expedition.”


‰Through Jan. 4 — Gingerbread houses on display.

‰Saturday, 10 a.m. through 2 p.m. — Pottery ornament making. $10 per person. Call the museum for reservation.

‰Nov. 29, 6 to 8 p.m. — Opening night for “Holidays at the Highlands.” $15 per person; $25 for family of four; $5 for children 12 and under. Activities for the evening include gingerbread house display, stained glass display, holiday music, picutres with Santa and light refreshments.

‰Dec. 1 and 2 — “The Ladies of Highlands Christmas Tour of Homes.” Tickets $20 in advance, and $25 the day of the event.

‰Dec. 8 and 15, 1 to 3 p.m. — Holiday cookie decorating class. $10 per person. Call the museum for reservation.

‰Dec. 8, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — Pictures with Santa.

‰Dec. 8, 12:30 to 1 p.m. — Performance by the International Folklanders.

Reservations may be made by calling (606) 329-8888 or email christine@highlandsmuseum.com. 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 two years old 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: info@highlandsmuseum.com; Web address: Highlandsmuseum.com. The museum is at 1620 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.




‰Through Jan. 27 — “Tracks: Photography and the Railroad” from the George Eastman House Collection.

‰Through Feb. 3 and Feb. 23 through Oct. 20 — Huntington Federal Savings Bank presents: Mr. Fitz: Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Huntington Museum of Art.

‰Through Feb. 17 — Selected paintings from “The Daywood Collection.”

‰Through April 7 — “American Impressionism.” American Impressionists within the permanent collection include: Childe Hassam, J. Alden Weir, John Singer Sargent, Frank Benson, W. Elmer Schofield and Arthur Meltzer, to name a few.

‰Saturday through Feb. 3 — Curator’s choice: Barrie Kaufman.


‰Tuesday, 7 p.m. —  Opening reception for “Tracks: Photography and the Railroad from the George Eastman House Collection” and Tuesday Tour.

‰Dec. 2, 1 to 4 p.m. —  Holiday open house.


‰Saturdays, 1 to 3 p.m. — KidsArt Club. Free.

For more information, call (304) 529-2701 or visit hmoa.org.



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

‰The JSF store will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22, in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

‰The JSF store will be open on Saturday, Nov. 24 from noon to 4 p.m. for Small Business Saturday. The JSF store will be open on these Saturdays before Christmas: Dec. 1, 8, 15, and 22, and on Christmas Eve.

‰The JSF Regional Readers book group meets Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 5:45 p.m. to discuss “Christmas at Harrington’s” by Melody Carlson. The book group is open to all and new members are always welcome.

‰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 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.




‰Through Feb. 23 — “The Threads That Bind.” Textile works by Kentucky artisans.


‰Saturday, 10:30 a,m. to 3:30 p.m. — Oil painting demonstration, Louie Northern.

‰Dec. 1, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. — Oil painting demonstration, Louie Northern.

‰Dec. 8, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. — Carved wooden Santas demonstration, Joe Offerman.

‰Dec. 8, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. — Free guided tour of current exhibits.

‰Dec. 15, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. — Woodcarving demonstration.

‰Dec. 22, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. — Artisan demonstration, tba.

Open daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free admission. Cafe open daily 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

200 Artisan Way, Berea, KY 40403. Phone (859) 985-5448; Fax (859) 985-5449. kentuckyartisancenter.ky.gov.


‰Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., and Sunday, 2:30 p.m. — The Light in the Piazza. Tickets $16.

‰Tuesday, Wednesday and Nov. 29, 7:30 p.m. — Jersey Boys. Tickets start at $50.

‰Friday, Sunday and Dec. 2, 1 p.m. — Jersey Boys. Tickets start at $50.

‰Friday, Saturday, Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, 8 p.m. — Jersey Boys. Tickets start at $50.

‰Saturday, Dec. 8 and 15, 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. — “Best Christmas Pageant Ever.” Tickets start at $19.75.

‰Sunday, 7 p.m. — National Circus of the People's Republic of China. Tickets start at $15.

‰Sunday and Dec. 2, 6:30 p.m. — Jersey Boys. Tickets start at $50.

‰Monday, 6 p.m. — Ray Kurzwell. Tickets start at $20.

‰Nov. 30, 8 p.m. — “The Ultimate Doo Wop Show.” Tickets start at $37.75.

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


Potters’ Loft

New classes starting either Mondays from 7 to 9:30 p.m. or Tuesdays from 6:30 to 9 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 wmmeadows63@gmail.com.




‰Saturday, Dec. 1 and 2, 2 p.m. and Dec. 1, 7 p.m. — “The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe.” Tickets $17 for adults and $14 for children. At the Lexington Opera House.

‰Dec. 9, 15 and 16, 2 p.m. and Dec. 15, 7 p.m. — Aesop’s Fables Onstage Tickets $14 for adults and $12 for children.

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


‰Wednesday, 8 p.m. — Chamber music concert: Anyango Yarbo-Davenport, violin and Adam Cordle, viola.

‰Wednesday, 8 p.m. — Woodwind ensemble concert at Jomie Jazz Forum.

‰Nov. 29, 8 p.m. — MU choral union.

‰Nov. 29, 8 p.m. — Senior recital: Carl Hamlin, saxophone at Jomie Jazz Center.

‰Nov. 30, 8 p.m. — MU trombone/euphonium studio recital.

‰Nov. 30, 8 p.m. — Junior recital: Jason Arnoldt, saxophone at Jomie Jazz Center.

All events in Smith Recital Hall, unless noted otherwise.

The Department of Music, Marshall University, One John Marshall Drive, Huntington. (304) 696-3117. marshall.edu/cofa/music.


‰Dec. 20, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. — Featured artist/artisan reception.

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


Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.

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.

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 at 1537-1539 Winchester Ave., Ashland, houses the working and retail sale studios of the Tri-State's premier artists with a wide range of talents. Open Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m..

Some studios are open daily; some are open by appointment with the artist. Contact information for artists is available in the lobby.

Artist of the Month

Marcia Vanover, painted gift studio, and Vicki McGuire, ole' biddies' beads.

The following classes are offered at the Pendleton: .

Art classes

The following classes are offered at the Pendleton:

‰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.

‰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.

‰Thursdays: 3 to 5 p.m. — Craft classes with Angy Hall (606) 831-3592.


‰The CCC Trail Cafe is open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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.

For more information about the center, call (606) 920-9863 or visit pendletonartcenter.com.



‰Through Dec. 9 — “12th Annual National Miniature Exhibition.”

The gallery has a new fall fashion show of autumn themed art. This includes abstracts, watercolor and photography.


‰Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. — Enjoy original artwork of juried Renaissance Gallery members and purchase one of a kind gifts. Stop by on Black Friday for a cup of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate and view current artwork as well as our National Miniature Show. If you haven't seen the wonderful assortment of small, affordable, miniatures, you have a pleasant surprise in store.

Register for a free artwork to be given away. Selected artwork will be on sale and the gallery even has a layaway plan. The gallery will also be open on Sunday to complete this weekend, 1 to 4 p.m.


‰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.

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 Nov. 30 — “FaceBOOK: Another Look.”

‰Through Dec. 31 — “A Face in the Crowd.”

‰Through Dec. 30 — Art Werger, printmaker.


‰The Anna Louise Stanton Doll Collection offers 18th, 19th and very early 20th century beauties in bisque, china, papier mache and tin..

‰Art of the Ancients: The Ohio Valley is a stunning collection of 10,000 ancient objects. Ranging in age from 1500 to 8,000 years old.

‰The Clarence Carter Collection is the largest single collection of American Scene paintings created by the important 20th century American artist born in Portsmouth in 1904.

‰The Carl Ackerman Collection of Historic Photographs. More than 10,000 historic local photographs archived at the museum.


‰Friday, 7:30 p.m. — Houndog Harrison “Day after Thanksgiving concert.” Tickets $8 adults; $6 members.

‰Dec. 6, noon — SmARTalk with Art Werger.

825 Gallia Street, Portsmouth. For more information, call (740) 354-5629, or email info@somacc.com. somacc.com.


‰Through Nov. 30 — “Earth and Sky.” Photography works by Jeff Ball.

‰Dec. 7 through Jan. 25 — Art by MiAppa (Made in Appalachia) Artists.

1414 Winchester Ave., Ashland. (606) 393-5190. tshdarchitects.com/the-1414-gallery-at-tshd-architects-p_12.html.



November’s featured artist is Kimmie Bryant, printmaker, of Barboursville, W.Va. .


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 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.

1428 Winchester Ave., Ashland. The Thoroughbred Gallery is at 1430 Winchester Ave., Ashland.

For more information, call Barbara at (606) 325-2470 or (304) 633-4401 or visit yessy.com/TUG.



‰Through Dec. 30 — Annie Leibovitz exhibit.

‰Dec. 6, 7 p.m. — “Look: Contemporary Portraiture.”

‰Dec. 9, 1 p.m. — Gallery talks “See It My Way.”

‰Dec. 13 through Dec. 30 — “Art and Environment Interventions: Students Respond to the Environment.”

Performing Arts

‰Dec. 1 — Mary Halvorson Quintet.

‰Dec. 4 — Patrick Watson.

Public Programs

‰Dec. 2, 4 p.m. — Todd Oldham visits to discuss and introduce “Charley Harper’s Animal Kingdom.

Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday; and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; closed Monday.

1871 N. High St. at the corner of 15th Avenue on the campus of The Ohio State University in Columbus. For more information, call (614) 292-0330 or (614) 292-3535. wexarts.org.


Wednesdays, 5 p.m. — Hamburger fry.

Fridays in November, 8:30 p.m. — Mighty Fine Band.

Beginning January, fourth Monday of the month, 7 p.m. — American Legion Riders meeting.

Dec. 1 and Fridays in December, 8:30 p.m. — Donna C. Band.

Dec. 13, 6 p.m. — Ladies Auxiliry Christmas party.

705 Court St., Portsmouth. For more information, call (740) 353-3030. americanlegion23ohio.org.


‰Friday and Nov. 30, 7 to 10 p.m. — Silver Strings Band with Ted and Gail.

‰Saturday, 7 to 10 p.m. — Poaceous.

Wednesdays, 5 to 8 p.m. — Acoustic Jam.

The club is at U.S. 23 and Legion Drive in Raceland. For more information, call (606) 836-8355.


Every day, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. — Happy Hour.

Mondays and Thursdays, 7 p.m. — Karaoke with Stacy.

Fridays and Saturdays, 9 p.m. — Split Decision Band.

Kitchen open nightly except Tuesdays, 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.


Fridays, 7 to 11 p.m. — Karaoke with Bobbi.

Saturdays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Kyote. Beer $1 and free hot dogs from 4 p.m. to close.

Saturdays, 7 p.m. — All-you-can-eat fish fry, $7. No takeouts.

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.

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


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

Saturdays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke with Beth.

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.



‰Dec. 1, 8 p.m. — Ohio Valley Symphony “The Christmas Show.”

‰Dec. 8, 2 p.m. — “Merry Tubachristmas.”

‰Dec. 15, 8 p.m. — Country Christmas with Bill Hawks and Chase Likens.

The center is at 426 Second Ave., Gallipolis. (740) 446-2787 or visit arieltheatre.org.


‰Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in November, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — The Return.

First and third Mondays, 7 p.m. — Men’s meeting.

Mondays — A League darts.

Tuesdays, 7 p.m. — Dart Association; 8 p.m. to midnight — karaoke. Ladies auxiliary will operate the kitchen.

Thursdays, 8:15 p.m. — Blind draw darts; open mic night and cornhole tournament.

Fridays and Saturdays, 9:15 p.m. — Blind draw darts.

Kitchen is open Mondays from 7 p.m. to close; Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Thursday, Friday and Saturday 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.


‰Tuesdays — B League darts.

New electronic bowling game.

Daily drink specials from 3 to 7 p.m.

Activities for Moose members and guests only.

2314 Winchester Ave. in Ashland. For more information, call (606) 324-4644.



Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission: $6.

No drugs or alcohol permitted. 2.5 miles off U.S. 52 on Highway 140 N. off South Webster, 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 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 AA Highway on Beechy Creek, Greenup. For more information, call (606) 932- 2011.



‰Friday through Sunday — Annual model railroad show.

‰Wednesday, 8 p.m. — 3 Doors Down and Daughtry.

‰Nov. 30 through Dec. 2 — Lion’s Club annual Arts and Crafts Fair.

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


‰Dec. 1 — Open Highway, Black Powder Express and Clarence Kelly and Nu-Cut Road. Tickets: $12.

‰Dec. 15, 6 p.m. — Christmas party. Bring a covered dish. House Band.

‰Dec. 31, 8 p.m. — Bobby Maynard and Breakdown, Firing Line and Bottom Line. Tickets: $12.

4643 Blue Ribbon Road, Catlettsburg.

All shows start at 7 p.m. and are $12 unless otherwise noted.

For more information, call (304) 634-8232. blueribbonfoxhunters.com.


‰Friday, 9:30 p.m. — The Whipps.

‰Saturday, 9:30 p.m. — Carrier.

Wednesday nights at 7:30 p.m. are jam night hosted by Eddie Riffe.

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


‰First Monday of each month, 7 to 9 p.m. — Pickin’ at the Caves.

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.


‰Dec. 6 through 9 — Children's Theatre of Charleston presents “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.”

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

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


Home cooked meals.

1404 Poplar St. in Kenova. To place orders or more information, call (304) 453-5007.


Thursdays, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. — Sister Redden Hair.

1624 Carter Ave. in Ashland. (606) 324-7500.


‰Tuesday, 6:45 p.m. — Mystery reading group.

‰Nov. 29, 7 p.m. — Evening reading group.

Hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday. 159 E. Main St., Morehead. For more information, call (606) 784-8364 or visit coffeetreebooks.com.


Fridays, 7 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke and open mic.

Saturdays, 5:30 p.m. — Line dance class.

Fridays and Saturdays, 7 p.m. to midnight — DJ Rodney Stanley.

Reservations are being taken for weddings, receptions and parties; call (606) 369-1335.

Admission is $5 for adults; $3 for ages 3 to 12; and children younger than 3 admitted free. Family atmosphere and no alcohol permitted. Concessions available.

The club is at 5405 Roberts Drive in Ashland. For more information, call Roy Hicks at (606) 369-1335.


Restaurant open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. 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.




The art of Al Cornet.

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.


Tuesdays, 7 p.m. — Kyova Dart Association League night.

Wednesdays, 7 to 11 p.m. — Live music.

Thursdays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Southern Thunder Band.

Sundays, 3 to 7 p.m. — Bike Night. Live music, weather permitting.

2515 S. Third St., Ironton. For more information, call (740) 532-8337.


Mondays — Pool tournament and open mic.

Tuesdays — Karaoke.

Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays — Live music.

Thursdays — Ladies night with DJ Slim from The Planet.

Sundays — Live bluegrass.

Bar opens at 10 a.m. Kitchen is open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. 100 Center St., Ironton. For more information, call (740) 532-3223 or email info@fuzzyduckironton.com. fuzzyduckironton.com.


‰Nov. 29 through Dec. 2 and Dec. 13 through 16 — Hunting packages.

‰Nov. 30, 7 p.m. — “Another Fistful of Bullets!” Mystery dinner show. Performed by Murder and Merriment Interactive Murder Mystery Theatre Troupe. Reservations required.

‰Dec. 1 and 2 — Holiday open house.

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.


Fridays, 6 to 10 p.m. —  Dancing. Admission: $5. Music by Jazz R Us. Concessions for sale. Dances are at Greenup Senior Center, 1617 Ashland Road, Greenup (Applegate Shopping Center).


‰Dec. 1, 7 to 8 p.m. — “Birdy, It’s Cold Outside!” A workshop of winter backyard birding. Free.

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


‰Dec. 1 — Holiday Market.

3300 Harvey Road, Huntington. For more information, call (304) 522-1244. heritagefarmmuseum.com.


‰Dec. 8, 8 p.m. and Dec. 9, 2 p.m. —31st annual performance of “The Nutcracker.”

Shows will be performed at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards Playhouse in Huntington.


‰Today — Open at 3 p.m.

‰Friday and Saturday, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — Dennis Smith Band.

‰Sunday — Open at 3 p.m. with NFL specials.

1305 S. Third St. Guests welcome. (740) 532-4847.


Dec. 1, 9 a.m. to noon — Breakfast with Santa. $5 donation gets a pancake and sausage meal. Children age 2 and under are free. All children can get their photo taken with Santa. At the AEP building, 525 Third St., Ironton. For more information, call (740) 550-9540.


Fridays in November, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — Legacy.

1110 S. Second St., (740) 532-7010.


‰Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — “A Christmas Carol” at Sipp Theatre, Paintsville.

Proceeds will benefit the theater’s operational budget.

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



‰Friday — His Own, Crimson River, Providence and John Darin Rowsey.

‰Nov. 30 — Open mic night.

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.


“TG” entertainment’s upcoming events:

‰Friday, Terry Hall and the Dave Morrison Band.

‰Nov. 30 — Steve Free Christmas show.

‰Dec. 1 — Joy Jones and the Jones Boys Christmas show.

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 to check updates, go to songs23.com or tgentertainmentlive.com.


‰Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m. — The Irish Tenors: Holiday Celebration at Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center.

Tickets can be purchased at the Marshall Artists Performing Arts Center. For more information, call (304) 696-3326 or visit marshallartistsseries.org.


‰Friday, Dec. 1, 7, 8, 14 and 15, 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 9, 3 p.m. — Billie Jean Osborne’s Kentucky Opry Christmas 2012. Tickets start at $10.

‰Tuesday, Wednesday, and Nov. 29, 7 p.m. — “The Nutcracker.”

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, 7:30 p.m. — Melvin Goins and Windy Mountain with special guest, DR Manning, Elvis Presley tribute artist.

‰Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m. — John Lilly and Blue Yonder.

‰Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m. — Larry Sparks and the Lonesome Ramblers.

Doors and concessions open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $15; $12 for seniors; and $5 for children.

Mountaineer Opry House in Milton is the local hot spot for bluegrass music in the Huntington/Charleston area. At the Milton exit of I-64. Ten minutes east of Huntington or 20 minutes west of Charleston. For more information, call (304) 743-5749. mountaineeropry.com.


‰Nov. 30, 7 p.m. — “Another Fistful of Bullets!” At Greenbo Lake State Resort Park, Greenup.

Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/pages/Murder-and-Merriment/188552984513967. For more information, call (304) 634-8581 or email, murderandmerriment@gmail.com.



‰Through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. — Festival of Trees and Trains.

‰Nov. 29, 7 p.m. — “Good Grief, It’s Christmas!” Tickets start at $8.

‰Dec. 2, 6 p.m. — Sandi Patti and Jason Crabb “A Christmas Celebration.” Tickets start at $15.

Lap seats are for children 12 months and younger.

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


‰Today — Closed for Thanksgiving, reopens at 4 p.m. Friday.

‰Friday, 9 p.m. — Karaoke.

‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — Amhrain.

‰Wednesday, 8 p.m. — Mick Broderick and Dave Curley of Slide.

‰Nov. 30, 9 p.m. — Karaoke.

‰Dec. 1, 8 p.m. — Jeff Valentine’s First Saturday open mic.

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



‰Dec. 1 — Don Rigsby and Midnight Call  Band.

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

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


‰Every Thursday, 7 to 10 p.m. — Karaoke with Walt and Missy.

‰Live music every Friday and Saturday from 8 to 11 p.m.

The Red Barn is on Ky. 7 at Warnock in Greenup County.

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.

For more information, call (606) 922-9346.


‰Nov. 30 through Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m. — ABC Players present “Hansel and Gretel.” Tickets $5.

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


Fridays and Saturdays — Karaoke with Honey Boggs.

719 Oak St., Kenova. (304) 453-4320.


‰Fridays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Rockin’ Country.

‰Saturdays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Git-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 6 p.m.

28 Grahn Road, Olive Hill. For more information, call (606) 286-1420 or (606) 474-8485.



‰Friday, 8 p.m. — Genuine Junk Band.

‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — Grown Ass Folks.

‰Nov. 30, 8 p.m. — Fifth on the Floor, Matt Woods and Van Lear Black.

‰Dec. 1, 8 p.m. — Fletcher’s Grove.

‰Dec. 6, 8 p.m. — The Sights and AC30.

‰Dec. 7, 8 p.m. — Oreo Jones with DMA, DJ Action Jackson and Dinosaur Burps.

Most tickets are available online at etix.com.

741 Sixth Ave. in Huntington. vclublive.com.


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.


Saturdays — Line dancing and dance music.

First Friday of every month 9 p.m. — Comedy show.

Mondays and Tuesdays, 8 p.m. — Karaoke Idol performances; grand prize for the 12-week contest is $1,000.

Tuesdays at 9 p.m. — Karaoke with Melinda.

Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. — Advanced line dancing class, free; 8 p.m. — Pool tournament.

Thursdays, 6 p.m. — Singles night with DJ T playing 1980s music. 7:30 p.m. — Beginners line dancing class, free.

Fridays, 5 to 8 p.m. — Party on the Patio. 7 to 10 p.m. — Ladies night with DJ T. 9 p.m. — Registration for Sexy and You Know It, a 12 week contest with a grand prize of $500. Contest starts at 11 p.m.

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.


‰Friday and Saturday, 9 p.m. — Laid Back Bar and Grill, Ironton.

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


‰Friday, 5 p.m. —  Festival of Trees with jazz music with Tom Stephens, Paramount Arts Center.

‰Saturday, 7 p.m. — Festival of Trees holiday acoustic music, Paramount Arts Center.

For more information, call (606) 831-7595 or visit facebook.com/bronsonbushmusic.


‰Saturday, 9:30 p.m. — Callihan’s American Pub and Grill.

Carrier plays classic rock of the ’70s and ’80s.


‰Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. to midnight — Greenup VFW post 1168, Greenup.

‰Dec. 31, 8 p.m. — Greenup VFW post 1168, Greenup.

On Facebook at facebook.com/TheCornbreadMafiaBand?ref=ts&fref=ts.


Wednesdays, 7 to 10 p.m. — Hosting Callihan’s Wednesday night Jam Sessions.


‰Friday, 7:30 p.m. — Southern Ohio Museum, Portsmouth. Tickets $8 adults; $6 members.



‰Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m. — Holiday Memories featuring The Lettermen. Tickets start at $25. Big Sandy Superstore Arena.

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


‰Fridays in November, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — Ironton Moose.

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


‰Saturday, Dec. 1, 15 and 29, 7 to 10 p.m. — American Legion Post 43, Raceland.

‰Dec, 8 and 22, 8 p.m. to midnight — End Zone, Ironton.

Members are Dennis Page, Sheree Page, Greg Combs, Ernie Davis and Richard Hensley. Visit facebook.com/pages/Poaceous/90377488472.


Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in November, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Ashland Eagles.

Band members are Mike Fitzpatrick, guitar, keyboards, vocals; Gary Kesling, drums, keyboards, vocals; Dave Copley, bass, keyboards, backing vocals. Visit thereturnlive.com or email thereturn2000@hotmail.com. (606) 324-5545 or (606) 324-1439.


‰Friday and Nov. 30, 7 to 10 p.m. — American Legion Post 43, Raceland.


Thursdays, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. — The Chimney Corner, Ashland.

Playing classic rock. Band members are Angy Hall and Danny Craig. For more information, visit the band on Facebook or email sisredhair@gmail.com.


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

Band members are Tim Holmes, lead vocals, guitar and percussion; Mike Allen, lead guitar and vocals; Gary Higginbotham, keyboard and vocals; Tony Thomas, bass and vocals; and Steve Wurts, drums and DJ.

Email sdband2007@yahoo.com. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/pages/The-Split-Decision-Band/493658340243.


‰Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m. — Living with a Cause, Wheelersburg. For more information, visit stevefree.com.


‰Dec. 1, 10 p.m. — Fuzzy Duck, Ironton.

Band members are Dave Bond, guitar and vox, Josh Click, bass and vox, Bob Kelley, dobro and vox, Jim Reed, mandolin and vox and Todd Sams, banjo.

Find the band at string-therapy.com or find them on Facebook.


‰Friday, 9:30 p.m. — Callihan’s American Pub and Grill.

Band members are Don Hanshaw, lead vocals; Larry Collinsworth, lead guitar; Eric Daniels, bass; Greg Fletcher, drums. thewhipps.com.