Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

November 22, 2013

11/22/2013 — What's Happening

The Independent


winners named


Several local performers won awards at the International Music and Entertainment Association Awards on Nov. 2 at the Paramount Arts Center.

Paramount artistic director Melanie Cornelison won the award for Best Choreographer of a Musical for her work with this year's “Wizard of Oz”

Ashley Taylor won Best Supporting Actress in a musical for her role as the wicked witch in the same production and Morgan Casto, another longtime Paramount Player, took home the Best Actress in a Musical for her role as Dorothy.

The new CD by Tim Holmes, "Won't Let Go" won the IMEA Award for Best New Country CD/Album of the year. The CD is available on iTunes, Amazon and CDBaby.

Breakfast with Santa Dec. 7


The Ironton Area Kiwanis Club will sponsor a Breakfast with Santa from 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 7 at the Ironton City Center, 301 S. Third St.

A $5 donation includes pancakes, bacon, sausage, coffee, tea and milk. Children 2 and younger are admitted free.

Children will receive a free photo with Santa.

For more information, call (740) 533-4559 or email call@ohio.edu.

Greenbrier trip  Dec. 4 through 6


The Collis P. Huntington Railroad Historical Society will sponsor an overnight trip to The Greenbrier Dec. 4 through 6.

The trip, which includes round-trip by train, two breakfasts at the hotel, two dinners at the hotel, two nights’ lodging and other Greenbrier amenities, is $869 per person double and $969 per person single.

For more information, call (866) 639-7487.


program Dec. 3


Southern Ohio Medical Center will host an in-service about holiday depression at 1 p.m. Dec. 3 in the Gibson Building conference room on SOMC’s East Campus.

Susan Goins of SOMC Hospice will be the presenter. CEUs will be offered for Ohio nursing and social work. Limited space is available.

 For more information or to RSVP, call Mary Scott at (740) 356-8719.

Town’s holiday festival Dec. 7, 8


The 46th annual Frontier Christmas will be Dec. 7 and 8.

The event includes shopping at local stores  from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

A Christmas play will be performed at 5 p.m. in the 1870 New Beginnings Church both days. Admission is free.

Demonstrations will be available for viewing, with many professional groups providing musical entertainment with old-fashioned instruments, including bagpipes, hammered dulcimer, mountain dulcimer, low D whistle, autoharp, Appalachian dulcimer and guitar. A variety of foods will be for sale.

For more information, visit washingtonky.com.