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Lifestyles

December 14, 2012

12/14/2012 — Holiday Highlights

ASHLAND — Friday

1 p.m. —”Ebeneezer Snooze,” main branch, Boyd County Public Library, 1740 Central Ave., Ashland. For children 12 and younger. Each child gets a gift and milk and cookies.

1 to 3 p.m. — Holiday Cookie Decorating Class, Highlands Museum and Discovery Center. Cost: $10, including materials. For reservations, call (606) 329-8888 or email christine@high

6 p.m. — Sounds of Christmas, the 10th annual fundraiser for the Stephen Salyers Charities Foundation, Bellefonte Country Club. Entertainment: Stephen Salyers and James Otto. Tickets: $75 for individual, with sponsorships available. For more information, call (606) 923-0670.

7:30 p.m. — “Christmas with John Berry,” Paramount Arts Center, Ashland. (606) 324-3175.

7:30 p.m. — “Holiday Memories featuring The Lettermen, presented by Huntington Symphony Orchestra, Big Sandy Superstore Arena. Tickets start at $25. Call (304) 781-8343.

Saturday

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Third annual Showcase of Authors, McConnell House. Appearances by historical figures; books for sale and signings; Civil War weapons display, tour of the house. Admission: Free. Sponsored by Greenup County Tourism and the McConnell House.

Sunday

4 p.m. — Cirque d’Art Theatre’s “Le Nutcracker Cirque, Vern Riffe Center for the Arts. Tickets available at the McKinley Box Office at Shawnee State.

Monday

9:30 a.m. — Music by Crabbe Elementary School students, main branch, Boyd County Public Library.

Noon — Music by Boyd County High School choir, main branch, Boyd County Public Library.

6 p.m.  — Music by pianist Brent Cox,  main branch, Boyd County Public Library.

7 p.m. — Cirque d’Art Theatre’s “Le Nutcracker Cirque, Vern Riffe Center for the Arts. Tickets available at the McKinley Box Office at Shawnee State.

Tuesday

5 to 7 p.m. — Southern Ohio Medical Center Portsmouth Life Center open house. (740) 356-7650.

6 p.m. — Open mic, main branch, Boyd County Public Library.

7 p.m. — Cirque d’Art Theatre’s “Le Nutcracker Cirque, Vern Riffe Center for the Arts. Tickets available at the McKinley Box Office at Shawnee State.

Wednesday

6 p.m. — Music by piano, voice and guitar students of Amber Ferguson, main branch, Boyd County Public Library.

Thursday

Noon — Music by Brant Martin (trumpet trio), main branch, Boyd County Public Library.

6 p.m. — Music by saxophonist Isaac Stephens, main branch, Boyd County Public Library.

Dec. 21

7:30 p.m. — “Yule Be Swinging!” Christmas show with John Eric Booth, Jeslyn Performing Arts Center in Huntington. Tickets: $15, adults; $12, students and seniors. Call (304) 638-5195 or visit JohnEricBooth.com.

Dec. 22

2 p.m. — Music by pianist Joe Caudill and Kathy Chamis and her violin students,  main branch, Boyd County Public Library.

Dec. 31

9 p.m. to midnight — The City of Ashland and the city’s recreation department will sponsor a free New Year’s eve party and ball drop. For more information, call (606) 327-2046, 329-1007 or 923-0670.

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Train Rides and Visits with Santa in Central Park will be ongoing today as well as Dec. 7 through 9, 14 through 16 and 21 and 22. Pictures with Santa will be at the the Log House in Central Park.

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