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November 23, 2012

11/23/2012 — Holiday Highlights

ASHLAND — Today

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Black Friday, Kyova branch, Boyd County Public Library. Weary shoppers can stop in to read a newspaper, use the computer, enjoy a cup of coffee or just rest.

9 a.m. to 9 p.m. — Festival of Trees and Trains, Paramount Arts Center, Ashland.

5 p.m. — Music by Bronson Bush and Tom Stephens, Festival of Trees and Trains, Paramount Arts Center, Ashland.   

6 p.m — Music by John Thornsberry, Festival of Trees and Trains, Paramount Arts Center, Ashland.

7 p.m. — Music by Michael Garvin and Kentucky Memories, Festival of Trees and Trains, Paramount Arts Center, Ashland.

7:30 p.m. — Houndog Harrison will perform Americana music at Southern Ohio Museum. Tickets: $8 adults, $6 member, student or senior. (740) 354-5629.

8 p.m. — Music by Sister Redden Hair, Festival of Trees and Trains, Paramount Arts Center, Ashland.

Saturday

9 a.m. to 9 p.m. — Festival of Trees and Trains, Paramount Arts Center, Ashland.

10 a.m. — Ornament-making workshop, Highlands Museum and Discovery Center. Cost: $10. For reservations, call (606) 329-8888 or email christine@highlandsmuseum.com.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Winter Wonderland Train Show, Southern Ohio Medical Center Friends Community Center. Admission: $2; children younger than 3 admitted free.

11 a.m. — Ornament-making workshop, Highlands Museum and Discovery Center. Cost: $10. For reservations, call (606) 329-8888 or email christine@highlandsmuseum.com.

Noon to 3 p.m. — Cocoa with Santa and Workshop, Festival of Trees and Trains, Paramount Arts Center, Ashland.

1 p.m. — Ornament-making workshop, Highlands Museum and Discovery Center. Cost: $10. For reservations, call (606) 329-8888 or email christine@highlandsmuseum.com.

2 p.m. — Ornament-making workshop, Highlands Museum and Discovery Center. Cost: $10. For reservations, call (606) 329-8888 or email christine@highlandsmuseum.com.

5 to 8 p.m. — BCPL Friends Book Sale, Kyova branch, Boyd County Public Library.

5 p.m — Music by Huntington Harmonica Club, Festival of Trees and Trains, Paramount Arts Center, Ashland.

6 p.m. — Music by Wurtland Church of God Choir, Festival of Trees and Trains, Paramount Arts Center, Ashland.

7 p.m. — Music by Bronson Bush, Festival of Trees and Trains, Paramount Arts Center, Ashland.

8 p.m. — Music by Tim Preston and Pink Slip, Festival of Trees and Trains, Paramount Arts Center, Ashland.                                             

Sunday

Noon to 9 p.m. — Festival of Trees and Trains, Paramount Arts Center, Ashland.

noon to 4 p.m. — Winter Wonderland Train Show, Southern Ohio Medical Center Friends Community Center. Admission: $2; children younger than 3 admitted free.

1 p.m. — Music by Paramount Youth Choir, Festival of Trees and Trains, Paramount Arts Center, Ashland.

2 p.m. — Music by Ashland Regional Dance Theater, Festival of Trees and Trains, Paramount Arts Center, Ashland.

3 p.m. — Music by Rock Hill High School Chorus, Festival of Trees and Trains, Paramount Arts Center, Ashland.

4 p.m. — Music by Mycah and David Pemberton, Festival of Trees and Trains, Paramount Arts Center, Ashland.         

5 p.m. — Music by West Portsmouth High School Choir, Festival of Trees and Trains, Paramount Arts Center, Ashland.

6 p.m — Music by Steve Free, Festival of Trees and Trains, Paramount Arts Center, Ashland.            

7 p.m. — Music by Ritch Collins, Festival of Trees and Trains, Paramount Arts Center, Ashland.

7 p.m. — Music by violinist Emma Hill during the Hanging of the Greens service at Wildwood Baptist Church.

8 p.m. — Music by Phillip Osborne, Festival of Trees and Trains, Paramount Arts Center, Ashland.

Monday

6 to 8 p.m.. — Polar Express Pajama Party, Winter Wonderland Train Show, Southern Ohio Medical Center Friends Community Center. Admission: $2; children younger than 3 admitted free.

Nov. 29

6 to 8 p.m. — Holidays at the Highlands, Highlands Museum and Discovery Center, Ashland. Cost: $15. Activities include gingerbread house exhibit, stained glass display, live holiday music, pictures with Santa, silent auction and light refreshments.

7 p.m. — “Good Grief, It’s Christmas,” Paramount Arts Center, presented by Ashland Youth Ballet. (606) 324-3175.

Nov. 30

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

Dec. 1

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

9 a.m. to 9 p.m. — Greenup County Extension Homemakers and Greenbo Lake State Resort Park’s 27th Open House, Greenbo Lake Resort Park Lodge. Entertainment includes music by students of the Ashland Area Music Teachers’ Association. Refreshments will be served and homemakers will distribute free recipe books to the first 500 guests.

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, Dress for Success River Cities, Huntington’s Kitchen at 911 Third Ave. in Huntington. Proceeds will benefit Dress for Success River Cities. Tickets: $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.

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.

1 to 4 p.m. — Greenup County Extension Homemakers and Greenbo Lake State Resort Park’s 27th Open House, Greenbo Lake Resort Park Lodge. Entertainment includes music by Temple Baptist Church; Greenup Christian Church; Hand Bells from Advance Memorial United Methodist Church; Isaac Stephens and Bronson Bush. Refreshments will be served and homemakers will distribute free recipe books to the first 500 guests.

 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. 6

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.

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

Dec. 8

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. (606) 324-3175.

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

Dec. 9

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.

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