Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

November 29, 2013

11/29/2013 — Holiday Highlights


The Independent

ASHLAND — Today

‰10 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Kyova branch of Boyd County Public Library open with free gift wrapping from 10 a.m. to noon.

‰10 a.m. — Festival of Trees and Trains, Paramount Arts Center. Admission: $5.

‰7:30 p.m. — “Miracle on 34th Street” at Sipp Theatre, Paintsville. Tickets start at $10. 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.

‰7:30 p.m. — Billie Jean Osborne’s Kentucky Opry Christmas Show, Mountain Arts Center, Prestonsburg.

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.

‰8 p.m. — Martina McBride “The Joy of Christmas,” Big Sandy Superstore Arena. Tickets start at $34.50. To place ticket orders or charge by phone, go to Ticketmaster.com or (800) 745-3000. Visit bigsandyarena.com.

‰Festival of Trees and Trains at Paramount Arts Center.

Saturday

‰6:30 p.m. — “A Merry Country Christmas with Bruce Wolfe and the Midnight Cloggers,” Ariel-Ann Carson Dater Performing Arts Center, 426 Second Ave., Gallipolis. For more information, call (740) 446-2787, visit at arieltheatre.org. Tickets available online or at the box office.

‰7:30 p.m. — “Miracle on 34th Street” at Sipp Theatre, Paintsville. Tickets start at $10. 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.

‰10 a.m. — Festival of Trees and Trains, Paramount Arts Center. Admission: $5.

Sunday

‰10 a.m. — Festival of Trees and Trains, Paramount Arts Center. Admission: $5.

‰1 to 7 p.m. — Seventh annual Holiday Candlelight House Tour to benefit Arts Resources for the Tri-State in Huntington. Tickets available at Mug and Pia, 939 Third Ave., Simply Whisk, 901 Fourth Ave., Justice Glass, 2445 Third Ave., Magic Makers Costumes, 545 Fourth Ave., Hatchers On The Hill, 1601 Fifth St. Road, Guiding Light Christian Store at Target Mall, Jeff Hutchison Ins. Services, Proctorville

‰Noon to 5 p.m. — Festival of Wreaths to benefit ARTS in Huntington, at First Sentry Bank Lobby.

‰7 p.m. — Russell Christmas parade.

Thursday

‰11 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Santa’s Christmas Ornament Making Worships, Highlands Museum and Discovery Center. Call to register. (606) 329-8888. Cost: $10, with 20 percent discount to members.

‰7 p.m. — Russell Christmas Parade.

Dec. 6

‰6 p.m. — Christmas Movie Classic: “Home Alone,” main branch, Boyd County Public Library. Outdoor movie includes hot chocolate, Christmas cookies and heaters.

Dec. 7

‰9 a.m. to noon — Pancake breakfast with Santa, Ironton City Center, 301 S. Third St. Donation of $5 includes pancakes, bacon, sausage, coffee, tea and milk. Children 2 and younger admitted free.

‰9 a.m. — Fourth annual Sounds of Christmas 5K Run/Walk, downtown Russell. 8 a.m. registration. (606) 369-4403.

‰11 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Highlands Museum and Discovery Center Tour of Homes. (606) 329-8888.

‰2 p.m. — Tech Tryout, main branch, Boyd County Public Library. Try out new XBox One, PS 4, new tablets, cameras and other devices.

‰6 p.m. — Darrell Polley and More than the Music present “Christmas Memories,” a benefit concert for Lend a Helping Hand food pantry, Tollesboro Christian Church. Free admission.

‰7 p.m. —  Ashland Youth Ballet’s “The FunKikraKr,” Paramount Arts Center.

‰7 p.m. — ThunderTones’ “Harmony for Toys,” American Legion Post 16, sponsored by The Red Caboose Regional ARtisan Center and Gift Shop. The post is at 421 Sixth Ave. Admission: $10 or one new toy.

‰7:30 p.m. — Billie Jean Osborne’s Kentucky Opry Christmas show, Mountain Arts Center. 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.

‰8 p.m. — Cave Run S ymphony Orchestra with Samuel Nordlund, “Holiday Favorites and an American Salute,” Morehead Conference Center.

‰8 p.m. — The Christmas Show, The Ohio alley Symphony, Ariel-Ann Carson Dater Performing Arts Center, 426 Second Ave., Gallipolis. For more information, call (740) 446-2787, visit at arieltheatre.org. Tickets available online or at the box office.

‰All day — Holiday Market, Heritage Farm Museum and Village. 3300 Harvey Road, Huntington. For more information, call (304) 522-1244. heritagefarmmuseum.com.

Dec. 8

‰1 to 5 p.m. — Highlands Museum and Discovery Center Tour of Homes. (606) 329-8888.

‰3 p.m. — Violin recital for students of Kathy Chamis, Calary Episcopal Church in Ashland.

‰7 p.m. —  Ashland Youth Ballet’s “The FunKikraKr,” Paramount Arts Center.

Dec. 10

‰7 p.m. — “A Dickens of a Christmas,” Paramount Arts Center.

‰6 p.m. — Gift Yourself and Someone Else (for teens), main branch, Boyd County Public Library; make a fleece scarf to keep and one to give.

Dec. 12

‰6 p.m. — Short and Sweet Holiday Edition, Kyova branch, Boyd County Public Library; discuss some short holiday stories; refreshments will be served.

‰7 p.m. — A  Holly Jolly Jingle Christmas Show, Mountain Arts Center. 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.

‰7 p.m. — “Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” Paramount Arts Center.

Dec. 13

‰7 p.m. — “Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” Paramount Arts Center.

‰7:30 p.m. — Billie Jean Osborne’s Kentucky Opry Christmas show. Mountain Arts Center. 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.

Dec. 14

‰1 to 3 p.m. — Cooking Decorating Class, Highlands Museum and Discovery Center. Space is limited; call (606) 329-8888 to register. Cost is $10, with 20 percent discount to members.

‰2 p.m. — The Ariel’s Merry TubaChristmas, Ariel-Ann Carson Dater Performing Arts Center, 426 Second Ave., Gallipolis. For more information, call (740) 446-2787, visit at arieltheatre.org. Tickets available online or at the box office.

‰3 p.m. — “Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” Paramount Arts Center.

‰7 p.m. — “Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” Paramount Arts Center. For more information, call (606) 286-5124 or (606) 286-5788.

‰7:30 p.m. — Billie Jean Osborne’s Kentucky Opry Christmas show, Mountain Arts Center. To order tickets or for more information, call (888) MAC-ARTS or (606) 886-2623 or visit macarts.com. 50 Hal Rogers Drive, Prestonsburg.

Dec. 15

‰5 p.m. — Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker, Charleston Civic Center. To purchase tickets, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. 200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV 25301. (304) 345-1500. Visit charlestonwvciviccenter.com.

‰7:30 p.m. — Billie Jean Osborne’s Kentucky Opry Christmas show, Mountain Arts Center. 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.

Dec. 16

‰Noon — Holiday music in Boyd County Public Library. Visit thebookplace.org for a full schedule.

Dec. 17

‰Noon — Holiday music in Boyd County Public Library. Visit thebookplace.org for a full schedule.

‰6 p.m. — Homemade Holiday Gift Tags, Catlettsburg branch, Boyd County Public Library.

Dec. 18

‰Noon — Holiday music in Boyd County Public Library. Visit thebookplace.org for a full schedule.

Dec. 19

‰Noon — Holiday music in Boyd County Public Library. Visit thebookplace.org for a full schedule.

‰6 p.m. — Gift Yourself and Someone Else (for teens), Kyova branch, Boyd County Public Library; make a fleece scarf to keep and one to give.

Dec. 20

‰Noon — Holiday music in Boyd County Public Library. Visit thebookplace.org for a full schedule.

‰7:30 p.m. — Billie Jean Osborne’s Kentucky Opry Christmas show, Mountain Arts Center. 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.

‰8 p.m. — Classic Christmas Crooners Tour including Landau Eugene Murphy Jr., and former lead vocalists from the Temptations, Platters and Drifters, Paramount Arts Center. For more information, visit paramountartscenter.com or call (606) 324-3175.

Dec. 21

‰5:30 p.m. — Sounds of Christmas, Transportation Center, Ashland. Dinner, silent auction and music by Stephen Salyers and Friends, hosted by The Cledus T. Party. $75 per person.