‰Sept. 27 and 28, — Annual Jesse Stuart Weekend at Greenbo Lake State Resort Park. Features include, a bus tour of W-Hollow, a tour of the JSF headquarters in Ashland, and a drama based on Stuart’s works. 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. July’s selection is “One Foot in Eden” by Ron Rash.
‰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.