Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Lifestyles

May 7, 2014

Coming up: 5/8/14

(Continued)

ASHLAND — GATEWAY REGIONAL

ART CENTER

Today, 6:30 p.m. — Camera Club.

Friday, 6:30 p.m. — Summer Drum Circle.

Saturday, 7 p.m. — Chia-Ling Hsieh concert. Admission: $15 adults/$5 students.

May 22, 7 p.m. — Open Mic Night.

May 30 and 31, 7 p.m. —  Bluegrass Area Has Talent.

101 E. Main St., Mount Sterling.

GRAYSON GALLERY

AND ART CENTER

‰May  22 — Memory Days Celebrations with a poetry reading.

‰May 23 and 24 — Fourth annual “Regional Favorites” Art Show.

‰May 30 — Final Friday Art Walk. Opening reception for Regional Favorites.

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

Exhibits

‰Through July — “Old Friends: Playthings of the Past,” 100 years of toy history. Learn about the origins of some of the most popular toys as you walk by displays featuring dolls, board games, action figures and more.

‰Through August — “Beauty by the Sea,” history of swimwear from the 1900s to the present.

Events

‰Through May — A Victorian Tea, delicious delicacies and tea and served by notable gentlemen. Call the museum for reservations.

‰Saturday, 2 p.m — Victorian Tea, featuring delicious delicacies and tea served by notable gentlemen in the community. Call the museum for reservations.

‰May 15, 7 to 9 p.m. — Open mic night. Country or bluegrass songs only. Open mic night is every third Thursday. Cost: $3 per person.

‰June 6, 4 to 8 p.m. — First Friday’s. Free face paintings and games. Admission to main floor is free and Discovery Center is $3.50.

‰June 19, 7 to 9 p.m. — Open mic night. Country or bluegrass songs only. Open mic night is every third Thursday. Cost: $3 per person.

‰July 4, 4 to 8 p.m. — First Fridays (of every month). Free face paintings and games. Admission to main floor is free and Discovery Center is $3.50.

‰July 17, 7 to 9 p.m. — Open mic night. Country or bluegrass songs only. Open mic night is every third Thursday. Cost: $3 per person.

‰Aug. 1, 4 to 8 p.m. — First Friday’s (of every month). Free face paintings and games. Admission to main floor is free and Discovery Center is $3.50.

‰Aug. 21, 7 to 9 p.m. — Open mic night. Country or bluegrass songs only. Open mic night is every third Thursday. Cost: $3 per person.

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.”

‰“Interactive dig pit.”

The museum will stay open until 7 p.m. every Thursday.

The museum is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays; and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays.

Cost for adults: $6.50; seniors and children: $5; Members and those 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.

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