Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Local News

November 30, 2012

11/30/2012 — Holiday Highlights

ASHLAND — Today

6 p.m. — Carter County Fair Board activities, including the lighting of the community Christmas tree, 204 E. Main St.

7:30 p.m. — “Scrooge the Musical,” Jean Carlo Stephenson Auditorium, Huntington, presented by First Stage Theatre Company. Admission: Adults, $12, children and seniors, $10.

Saturday

Holiday Market at Heritage Farm Museum and Village in Huntington. Call (304) 522-1244.

9 a.m. — Winter Wonderland of Lights Breakfast with Santa, main branch of the Boyd County Public Library, 1740 Central Ave. (606) 329-0090.

10 a.m. to noon — Nutcracker Sweets tea party by Huntington Dance Theatre. Cost: $5 per guest; all children invided for tea, punch and treats. 412 8th Street, Huntington. information, call (304) 522-4230, or visithuntingtondance.org.

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Ladies of the Highlands Christmas Tour of Homes, begins at Bellefonte Presbyterian Church, where refreshments will be served; buses will take participants to the homes of six area residents. Tour of the museum is included. Cost: $20 in advance, $25 day of tour.

11 a.m. — Holiday brunch and boutique at Huntington’s Kitchen, 911 Third Ave. in Huntington. Proceeds will benefit Dress for Success River Cities. Tickets are $25. Seating is limited and advance ticket purchase is recommended by calling (304) 522-3011.

2 p.m. — “All Aboard the Polar Express,” for children 12 and younger; pajamas encouraged, games, crafts and snacks included.

3 p.m. — Grayson Area Chamber of Commerce annual Christmas Parade. Grand marshal is Ruth Haney.

5 to 8:30 p.m. — Christmas Down on the Farm, Bob Evans Farm, Rio Grande, Ohio. Includes visit with Santa, Christmas lights display, gingerbread house decorating, Homestead Museum and Adamsville Village tours, horse-drawn carriage rides, more. Admission: Free. (800) 994-3276.

7:30 p.m. — “Scrooge the Musical,” Jean Carlo Stephenson Auditorium, Huntington, presented by First Stage Theatre Company. Admission: Adults, $12, children and seniors, $10.

Dec. 2

1 to 6 p.m. —  Ladies of the Highlands Christmas Tour of Homes, begins at Bellefonte Presbyterian Church, where refreshments will be served; buses will take participants to the homes of six area residents. Tour of the museum is included. Cost: $20 in advance, $25 day of tour.

2:30 p.m. — “Scrooge the Musical,” Jean Carlo Stephenson Auditorium, Huntington, presented by First Stage Theatre Company. Admission: Adults, $12, children and seniors, $10.

6 p.m. — “A Christmas Celebration: 2012 Tour” by Sandi Patty and Jason Crabb, Paramount Arts Center, 1300 Winchester Ave. Tickets: From $15 to $39. Call (606) 324-3175.

1 to 4 p.m. — Holiday Open House, Huntington Museum of Art. Admission is cans of food to be donated to the Huntington Area Food Bank or clothing for the Cridlin Food and Clothing Pantry.

Dec. 3

7 p.m. — Greenup Christmas Parade.

Dec. 6

6 to 8 p.m. — “Karaoke and Pizza with Santa and Trolley Rides around Central Park,” Transportation Center (99 15th St.). Free to children K through six.

7 p.m. — “Miracle on 34th Street,” Paramount Arts Center, presented by Paramount Players. Tickets: $10 to $14. Call (606) 324-3175.

Dec. 7

Noon — Wreath making. main branch, Boyd County Public Library, 1740 Central Ave., Ashland. Limit 15. Registration at thebookplace.org.

6 p.m. — “A Dulcimer Christmas,” Greenbo Lake State Resort Park’s Jesse Stuart Lodge, performances by Rail City Dulcimer Society, Tri-State Dulcimer Society and Neil Koch. Free.

7 p.m. — “Miracle on 34th Street,” Paramount Arts Center, presented by Paramount Players. Tickets: $10 to $14. Call (606) 324-3175.

7:30 p.m. — “Scrooge the Musical,” Jean Carlo Stephenson Auditorium, Huntington, presented by First Stage Theatre Company. Admission: Adults, $12, children and seniors, $10.

Dec. 8

9 a.m. — Third annual Sounds of Christmas 5K Race/Walk. Registration: $25 or pre-register at tristateracer.com for $18.)  First 150 participants will receive long- sleeved T-shirts and prizes will be awarded.

11 a.m. — Wreath Making, Kyova branch, Boyd County Public Library. Limit 15. Registration at thebookplace.org.

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — Pictures with Santa, Highlands Museum and Discovery Center, Ashland.

12:30 to 1 p.m. — The International Folklanders, Highlands Museum and Discovery Center Ashland.

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@highlandsmuseum.com.

3 p.m. — “Miracle on 34th Street,” Paramount Arts Center, presented by Paramount Players. Tickets: $10 to $14. Call (606) 324-3175.

5 to 9 p.m. — Holiday Open House, Greenup County Cooperative Extension Service, 35 Wurtland Ave. Free refreshments, nutcracker display.

7 p.m. — “Miracle on 34th Street,” Paramount Arts Center, presented by Paramount Players. Tickets: $10 to $14. Call (606) 324-3175.

Dec. 9

2:30 p.m. — “Scrooge the Musical,” Jean Carlo Stephenson Auditorium, Huntington, presented by First Stage Theatre Company. Admission: Adults, $12, children and seniors, $10.

3 p.m. — Violin recital, Kingsbrook Lifecare Center. Performers include Addison Powell, Emma Hill, Trevor Thornsberry, Isabella Barker, Ella Gomez, Makayla Scott, Enzo Fressola, Vinessa Fressola, Brendan Fisher, Anna Knapp, Joseph Sewell and Gary Bhasin.

Dec. 11

7 p.m. — Moscow Ballet’s “The Nutcracker,” Paramount Arts Center, Ashland. Call (606) 324-3175.

Dec. 13

7 p.m. — “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas,” Paramount Arts Center, Ashland, presented by the Paramount Players. Call (606) 324-3175.

Dec. 15

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@highlandsmuseum.com.

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. Call (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.

Dec. 17 to 22: Holiday Music in the Library. Free concerts at noon and 6 p.m. each day.

Train rides and visits with Santa in Central Park: Throught Dec. 2; Dec. 7 through 9; Dec. 14 through 16; Dec. 21 through  22.

1
Text Only
Local News
  • 07/25/2014 — This Week in the Tri-State

    Local news

    July 25, 2014

  • Golden Corral sends children to camp

    Ashland’s Golden Corral teamed with other restaurants across nation this year to raise $1.5 million to send a total of 3,000 children to Camp Corral.
     

    July 24, 2014

  • Burglars steal golf gear

    A couple of golf enthusiasts might not make their tee times Saturday because burglars stole golf equipment from their garages.

    July 24, 2014

  • Music instructor claims age discrimination

    The Russell Independent School District is denying allegations of a former band director who claims in a lawsuit the district discriminated against him because of his age.
     

    July 24, 2014

  • Financial blunder leads to heated board discussion

    In a surprising turn of events, City Manager Ben Bitter’s supervision authority was challenged by the Board of Commissioners after Commissioner Cheryl Spriggs filed a motion to have legal and finance department heads also report to the board in light of a financial blunder by Bitter.
    Ashland Mayor Chuck Charles and City Attorney Richard “Sonny” Martin confirmed a new ordinance will be drafted so the department heads of finance and legal counsel will be checked by the board, in addition to Bitter’s current oversight.

    July 24, 2014

  • Stricter enforcement, diagonal spots endorsed to help downtown

    A group of business owners operating along Winchester Avenue — Ashland’s main thoroughfare — asked the Ashland Board of Commissioners to replace current parallel parking spots with diagonal ones, and also for more strick enforcement of a two-hour parking law.

    July 24, 2014

  • National act takes stage at Boyd County Fair

    The Building of Dreams erupted into screams Thursday night at the 2014 Boyd County Fair, as country music fans saw Bucky Covington take the stage.
    According to Ellen Keaton, fair board president, Covington was a favorite on season five of Fox’s talent competition series American Idol.

    July 24, 2014

  • Smoke-free advocates bound for Ashland

    Advocates for smoke-free public spaces are touring the state, starting in Ashland, to drum up support for anti-tobacco legislation they hope to pass next year.
    Smoke-Free Kentucky is a coalition of organizations and people who support a ban on smoking in all public and work places in Kentucky.

    July 24, 2014

  • Ohio State Band Direc_Mayn.jpg Ohio State marching band chief fired after probe

    Ohio State University fired the director of its celebrated marching band on Thursday after determining he ignored a "sexualized" culture of rituals including students being pressured to march in their underwear and participate in sexually themed stunts.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Grimes has pep rally before energetic Democrats

    Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes was preaching to the Democratic choir Thursday night at the Wendell Ford Dinner attended by about 700 here.

    July 24, 2014

Featured Ads
Seasonal Content
AP Video
Crashed Air Algerie Plane Found in Mali Israel Mulls Ceasefire Amid Gaza Offensive In Case of Fire, Oxygen Masks for Pets Mobile App Gives Tour of Battle of Atlanta Sites Anti-violence Advocate Killed, but Not Silenced. Dempsey: Putin May Light Fire and Lose Control Arizona Prison Chief: Execution Wasn't Botched Calif. Police Investigate Peacock Shooting Death Raw: Protesters, Soldiers Clash in West Bank Police: Doctor Who Shot Gunman 'Saved Lives' 'Modern Family' Star on Gay Athletes Coming Out MN Twins Debut Beer Vending Machine DA: Pa. Doctor Fired Back at Hospital Gunman Raw: Iowa Police Dash Cam Shows Wild Chase Obama Seeks Limits on US Company Mergers Abroad Large Family to Share NJ Lottery Winnings U.S. Flights to Israel Resume After Ban Lifted Official: Air Algerie Flight 'probably Crashed' TSA Administrator on Politics and Flight Bans Raw: National Guard Helps Battle WA Wildfires
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP basketball
SEC Zone