Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

December 13, 2013

12/13/2013 — Holiday Highlights


The Independent

ASHLAND — Today

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

‰7 p.m. — “Jesus is Joy,” cantata by Kenova United Methodist Church’s Chancel Choir and Praise Band. 503 15th St., Kenova. (304) 453-1112.

‰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.

Saturday

‰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.

1 p.m. — “A Christmas Carol,” Main library, 455 Ninth St., Huntington, presented by the Cabell County Public Library and the Hampstead Stage Company. Free. River Magic Chorus will perform at noon. Light refreshments.

‰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 p.m. — Tri-County Choir in Concert, First Baptist Church, 2010 S. Fifth St., Ironton. Free. (606) 615-0315.

‰7:30 p.m. — 24th annual show by The Singing Kernals titled “Elvira’s Redneck Wedding,”Boyd County High School Auditorium. Also featuring The Thunder Tones Chorus Chapter Quartets. Tickets: (606) 928-8217.

‰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.

Sunday

‰11 a.m. — “Jesus is Joy,” cantata by Kenova United Methodist Church’s Chancel Choir and Praise Band. 503 15th St., Kenova. (304) 453-1112.

‰2 p.m. — Piano music by Joe Caudill, main branch, Boyd County Public Library.

‰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.

Monday

‰Noon — Boyd County High School Instrumental Ensemble, main branch,  Boyd County Public Library.

Dec. 17

‰Noon — Boyd County High School Choir, main branch, Boyd County Public Library.

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

‰6 p.m. — Traditional carols, main branch, Boyd County Public Library.

Dec. 18

‰5 p.m. — South Ashland United Methodist Bell Choir, main branch, Boyd County Public Library.

‰6 p.m. — Music by Blue Vine, main branch, Boyd County Public Library.

Thursday

‰6 p.m. — Music by piano students of Amber Ferguson and Paramount Arts Center Teen Choir, main branch, Boyd County Public Library.

‰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 — Violinist Kathy Chamis, main branch, Boyd County Public Library.

‰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. To purchase tickets online go to Paramountartscenter.com.

Dec. 21

‰5:30 p.m. — Sounds of Christmas, Transportation center in Ashland, $75 per person includes dinner, silent auction and live music by Stephen Salyers and Friends; hosted by The Cledus T. Party.

‰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 in Prestonsburg.