THE CLAY CENTER for the ARTS and SCIENCES
n “High Lonesome Low Lifes,” installation by West Virginia artist Oddy Gumption.
n “Selections from The Clay Center Collection: Artists of the Federal Arts Project.”
n Opening Saturday — “Da Vinci Inventions.”
The Clay Center is at 1 Clay Square in Charleston.
The museum and galleries are closed on Monday and Tuesday; hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call (304) 561-3570 or visit TheClayCenter.org.
THE FRAME-UP GALLERY
& CAFE ZEAL
Second Thursdays, noon — Live music.
Featuring the art of Johnson County artist Harley Fannin and original artworks and sculptures by other regional artists and handmade pottery.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; café closes at 3 p.m.
Hard-to-find gift items and custom framing design.
Gallery is at 1436 Winchester Ave. in Ashland, across from the Ashland Plaza Hotel. (606) 324-8565. Visit theframeupgallery.com.
AND ART CENTER
n Saturday and Monday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Receiving original artwork (up to three pieces per artist).
The gallery is at 301 E. Third St. in Grayson.
AND DISCOVERY CENTER
n Through November — “WWI: Homefront and Battlefront.”
n Nov. 17 and Dec. 1, 10 a.m. to noon — Children’s Cooking Class. Class will focus on food, nutrition and preparing a traditional recipe for those ages 6 to 8; sibling groups including youth outside the target age may be accepted.
n Dec. 1, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Christmas Tour of Homes.
n Dec. 1 — Christmas Open House, with Santa Claus, live performances and trees decorated by Boyd County Homemakers; light refreshments.
n Dec. 2, 1 to 5 p.m. — Christmas Tour of Homes.
n Feb. 2 — Dancing with Our Stars.
The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday; and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. The museum gift shop features a range of items including artwork, jewelry, purses and crafts created by local artisans. Birthday parties are also available in the discovery center. There is a variety of books about the region’s history by local authors. The gift shop has small toys and children’s items as well as Esther Price and Ruth Hunt candy.
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.
MUSEUM OF ART
n Through Dec. 2 — “Strong Currents: Artists at the Water’s Edge.”
n Through Jan. 6 — “Builder Levy: Appalachia USA.”
n Through Feb. 3 — “Brian Michael Reed: In The Crosscurrent.”
n Through Feb. 3 — The Daywood Collection.
n Nov. 18, 2 to 4 p.m. — Opening reception for “Jamie Sloane: The Visiteur Series.”
n Dec. 2, 1 to 4 p.m. — Camden Park Presents Holiday Open House.
n Jan. 15, 7 p.m. — Walking tour of “Jamie Sloane: The Visiteur Series” with the artist.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday; and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free on Tuesdays, courtesy of Macy’s; admission is $5 per adult on other days. HMA general admission also is free to children younger than 18; active duty military personnel and their immediate families; and veterans and their immediate families.
For more information, call (304) 529-2701 or visit hmoa.org.
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY ART MUSEUM
Through Dec. 9 — Photography of Ralph Eugene Meatyard.
Museum is in the Singletary Center for the Arts at Rose Street and Euclid Avenue. Hours: 10 a. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday; and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission: Free.
COFFEE TREE BOOKS
n Today, 11 a.m. — Morning Reading Group: “How to Find Love in a Bookshop” by Veronica Henry.
n Today, 7 p.m. — Author Charles Dodd will sign his newest title, “House of Wilderness.”
n Friday, 7 p.m. — Eighth annual Masters Spelling Bee.
n Saturday, 11 a.m. — Knitting Clinic Star.
n Nov. 24 — Small Business Saturday.
The store, at 159 E. Main St. in Morehead, is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For more information, call (606) 784-8364.
n Saturday, 5 p.m.— The Wizarding World of Poetry.
Consigned Books is at 221 S. Third St. in Ironton. (740) 237-4063.
Monday, 7 p.m. — Writers Can Read open mic with Pulitzer Prize finalist Lee Martin and investigative journalist Daleen Berry.
The book store is at Pullman Plaza in Huntington. For more information, call (304) 529-7323.
Saturday — Kentucky Book Fair, Alltech Arena, Lexington. Jim Gifford will sign “Sergeant Sandlin: Kentucky’s Forgotten Hero” and Wayne Onkst will sign “Presidential Visits to Kenttucky: 1819 through 2017.”
The JSF will be closed Nov. 22 in observance of Thanksgiving Day.
The JSF will be open two Saturdays during the holiday shopping season: Nov. 24 and Dec. 22. Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Jesse Stuart Room features Stuart memorabilia, rare books and collectible items.
The Regional Readers book discussion group meets the last Tuesday of the month in the JSF Conference Room. Coffee and conversation at 4:45 p.m. and discussion at 5:15 p.m. The book group is open to the public and new members are always welcome. November selection is “Christmas at Carnton” by Tamera Alexander.
The store offers a wide variety of new and collectible books; bargain books; Alessandro Morretti glass paperweights; fine art prints; vintage linens; JSF T-shirts; Granville Pottery; jewelry from the Gastineau Studio in Berea; Mom Blakeman’s Cream Pulled Candy; and Ruth Hunt’s “Blue Monday” candy bars and bourbon balls; hand-crafted candles, quilts, soaps and walking sticks. Also featured are books in the “Images of America” series of local pictorial histories.
The Young Readers’ Corner features Jesse Stuart’s junior books as well as books for children by Billy C. Clark and other regional authors; books in the “Childhood of Famous Americans” series; and resources for teachers of reading.
For more information, call (606) 326-1667 or visit jsfbooks.com or the Facebook page. The foundation, at 4440 13th St., Ashland, is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. book page.
CLUBS & SHOWS
AMERICAN LEGION POST 23
Wednesdays, 5 p.m. — Hamburger fry.
Thursdays, 7 to 11 p.m. — Karaoke.
Fourth Monday of the month, 7 p.m. — American Legion Riders meeting.
705 Court St., Portsmouth. For more information, call (740) 353-3030. americanlegion23ohio.org.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 43
Fridays from 8 to 12 p.m. — Karaoke.
The club is at U.S. 23 and Legion Drive in Raceland. For more information, call (606) 836-8355.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 76
Second Tuesday of each month, 7 p.m. — Post members’ meeting, steelworkers’ hall on Carter Avenue, Ashland.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 93
Mondays — Bingo. Early birds at 5 p.m. Games at 6 p.m. All packs are $5.
For more information, call (304) 453-6722.
302 Eighth St. in Kenova.
Fridays, 4:30 p.m. — Bingo.
Saturdays, 7 p.m. — Karaoke.
The legion is in Flatwoods. (606) 836-7184.
AMVETS POST 14
Monday through Saturday, 4 to 6 p.m. — Happy hour.
Mondays all day $1.50 bottle beer.
Every second Monday, 7 p.m. — Post meeting. Call (304) 453-3086 for more information.
Every third Monday, 7 p.m. — Ladies auxiliary meeting. Call (304) 453-3086 for more information.
Every fourth Monday, 7 p.m. — Sons of the AMVETS squad meeting. Call (304) 453-3086 for more information.
No cover charge.
1425 Chestnut St. in Kenova. (304) 453-3086.
AMVETS POST 95
Wednesdays and Fridays — Ladies and sons of AMVETS serving food.
Saturdays and Sundays — Bingo.
New members welcome.
The club is off Ky. 2 in Greenup. For more information, call (606) 473-7805.
First and third Mondays, 7 p.m. — Men’s meeting.
Second and fourth Tuesdays, 6 p.m.— Women’s meeting.
Mondays — A League darts.
Tuesdays, 7 p.m. — Dart Association.
Wednesdays — Karaoke with Honey.
Fridays and Saturdays, 9:15 p.m. — Band of the month: Kickstart.
Thursday, 8 to 11 p.m. — Karaoke Deejay.
Sundays, 9 p.m. — Cash drawing. 6:30 p.m. — Free food.
Daily, 5 to 7 p.m. — Happy Hour.
Kitchen is open Fridays and Saturdays from 7:30 to 11 p.m.
701 Carter Ave. in Ashland. For more information, call (606) 324-7644.
ASHLAND ELKS 350
First and third Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. — Lodge meetings.
Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Lunch served. Daily specials.
Thursday through Saturday: 6 to 9 p.m. — Dinner served.
Clubroom hours 10 a.m. to midnight Monday through Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. Thursday; 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday.
900 Carter Ave. Call (606) 325-3557 for lunch specials and carryout orders. elks.org/lodges/home.cfm?lodge=350.
ASHLAND MOOSE 892
Wednesdays, 7 p.m. — Pool tournament.
Thursdays, 1 p.m. — Pool tournament.
Doors open daily at 11 a.m. For more information, call (606) 324-4644.
Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission: $6.
No drugs or alcohol permitted. 2.5 miles off U.S. 52 on Highway 140 North off South Webster exit.
For more information, call (740) 285-2183 or (740) 574-2991.
n Saturdays, 8 p.m. — Live music by TLH and the Beechy Creek Boys. Admission is $5 and free for children younger than 11.
n Second Sunday of the month, 1:30 p.m. — Gospel music. Free admission, free food; attendees may bring a dish. Donations accepted.
There are door prizes, 50-50, a restaurant area and a wooden dance floor.
The center is seven miles west of the Greenup Locks and Dam, off the A-A Highway on Beechy Creek, Greenup. For more information, call (606) 932- 2011.
BOOTS & BUCKLES DANCE BARN AND RESTAURANT
n Fridays and Saturdays, 5 to 11 p.m. — Dance Hall, music starts at 8 p.m.
Family oriented. No alcohol. Old Fort Falls building in Olive Hill on Carter Caves Road.
CALLIHAN’S AMERICAN PUB AND GRILL
n Wednesdays, 6 to 10 p.m. — Acoustic Jam Session with featured artist Larry Whitt.
DOUBLE A MUSIC
n Fridays and Saturdays — Doors open at 5 p.m., music starts at 8 p.m. Food is available.
The venue, which is available for rental events, is on the A-A Highway nine miles West of Grayson.
For more information, call Roy Green at (606) 316-7408.
KYOVA GOSPEL MUSIC
n Friday — Heavenbound Jamesgang, Fellowship Trio and Tiffany Porter.
Concerts begin at 7 p.m. and doors open at 6 p.m. Friday nights at KYOVA are at the Princess Chapel New Life Center at the intersection of Ky. 5 and old U.S. 60.
PORT CITY CAFE AND PUB
n Friday, 8 p.m. — Karaoke.
n Saturday, 8 p.m. — Open Jam with Jason Burton.
Wednesday, 8 p.m. — Mothman.
n Nov. 23, 8 p.m. — Dangerous Cookies.
n Nov. 24, 8 p.m. — The Return.
n Nov. 30, 8 p.m. — Ryan Sprinkle.
Hours: Monday and Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m., Sunday, closed.
424 Chillicothe St., Portsmouth. For more information, call (740) 355-9015. Visit theportcitycafeandpub.com.
n Every Thursday, 7 to 10 p.m. — Karaoke with Walt and Missy.
n Live music every Friday and Saturday from 8 to 11 p.m.
The Red Barn is on Ky. 7 in Greenup County. Now serving hamburgers, fries and onion rings.
Admission is $5; 10 and younger admitted free. No alcohol. facebook.com/kyredbarn.
n Fridays and Saturdays — Karaoke with Honey Boggs.
719 Oak St., Kenova. (304) 453-4320.
THE V CLUB
n Today, 8 p.m. — Doyle Chud, Sings of the Fathers, Rockwells Ghost and Downtrend.
n Friday, 10 p.m. — Tangled Roots, Foxy Bear and Heavy Hitters.
n Saturday, 10 p.m. — Town Mountain and Senora May.
n Nov. 23, 10 p.m. — Short and Company, Of The Dell, Chelsea Nolan.
n Nov. 24, 8 p.m. — Qiet with special guest Maggie.
n Nov. 30, 8 p.m. — Groundhog Gravy, Blutos Tent, Liar Liar.
The venue is at 741 Sixth Ave. in Huntington. For more information, visit vclublive.com.
VFW POST 8850
Ladies auxiliary meetings are at 6:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays of the month.
3028 S. Third St., Ironton. For more information, call Walt Butler at (740) 532-3000.
WHITEY’S MUSIC BARN
Fridays, 7 to 10 p.m. — Country music and dancing with Whitey’s Band.
Cost: $6. Children younger than 10: free.
Snack bar on Fridays and Saturdays. No alcoholic beverages or drugs permitted.
Exit Ohio 522 onto Park Street in Wheelersburg.
THEATERS & ARENAS
DATER PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE
n Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m. — Ohio Valley Symphony Christmas Show.
The theater is at 426 Second Ave., Gallipolis, Ohio. Fo rmore information, call (740) 446-2787.
THE CLAY CENTER
n Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — West Virginia Symphony Orchestra: Percussive Surprise.
n Wednesday, 8 p.m. — Thomas Wynn and the Believers and The Dividends.
n Nov. 25, 7 p.m. — Jason Mraz and Toca Rivera with special guest Gregory Page.
n Nov. 27, 7:30 p.m. — “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.” (Broadway in Charleston series)
The Clay Center is at 1 Clay Square in Charleston. For more information, call (304) 561-3570 or visit TheClayCenter.org.
JENNY WILEY THEATER
n Nov. 30 through Dec. 22, 7:30 p.m. — “A Christmas Carol,” Pikeville Mainstage.
For more information, call (606) 886-9274.
KEITH-ALBEE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
n Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m. — Gregory Porter with orchestra.
n Dec. 15‚ 7:30 p.m. — Huntington Symphony Orchestra’s Holiday Concert Bluegrass Style with the McClain Family Band.
Tickets are available by calling the MAS box office at (304) 696-6656.
The theater is on Fourth Avenue in Huntington.
KFC YUM! CENTER
n Saturday — Travis Scott Astroworld: Wish You were Here Tour.
n Dec. 8, 8 p.m. — Bob Seger final tour with Grand Funk Railroad.
Tickets available Friday at LiveNation.com, Ticketmaster and the KFC YUM! Center box office at (800) 745-3000.
The venue is at 1 Arena Plaza, Louisville.
PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
n Dec. 13, 7 p.m. — “Christmas with Exile.”
All shows are at the Center for Rural Development, 2292 South U.S. 27 in Somerset. For tickets, call (606) 677-6000.
n Today, 7:30 p.m. — Experience the Legends featuring Too $hort.
n Friday, 8 p.m. — Brian Wilson presents Pet Sounds: The Final Performances.
n Wednesday, 8 p.m. — Jim James solo tour with Alynda Segarra.
n Nov. 23, 8 p.m. — Maxwell: 50 IntimateNights Live.
625 S. Fourth St. For more information, visit louisvillepalace.com.
n Saturday, 7 p.m. — The Hoppers.
1 Pumpkin Way, Milton. (304) 654-1339.
MOUNTAIN ARTS CENTER
n Nov. 23, 7 p.m. — Christmas with Kory Caudill and Friends.
The venue is at 50 Hal Rogers Drive in Prestonsburg. (606) 886-2623.
n Nov. 16 — Festival of Trees and Trains begins.
n Dec. 1, 6:30 p.m. — “A Christmas Carol.”
n Dec. 8‚ 7 p.m. — Natalie Grant and Danny Gokey Celebrate Christmas Tour.
n Dec. 10, 7:30 p.m. — Casa Manana presents “Junie B. Jones Jingle Bells, Batman Smells.”
n Dec. 11 — Boyd County High School Band and Choir concert.
n Dec. 15, 7 p.m. — “The Nutcracker” featuring the Ashland Youth Ballet.
n Dec. 20, 6:30 p.m. — Movie Series: “The Polar Express.”
n Dec. 21, 7 p.m. — David Phelps: “It Must Be Christmas.”
For more information, visit paramountartscenter.com or call (606) 324-0007.
STUART’S OPERA HOUSE
n Dec. 7, 7 p.m. — A Legendary Christmas Concert.
n Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m. — The Lone Bellow.
52 Public Square, Nelsonville, Ohio. For more information, call (740) 753-1924 or visit stuartsoperahouse.org.
VERN RIFFE CENTER
FOR THE ARTS
n Saturday — Oak Ridge Boys Christmas Show.
n Nov. 27 — “A Christmas Carol.”
940 Second St., Portsmouth. For more information, call the McKinley Box Office at (740) 351-3600 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
FOR THE ARTS
n Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — Flamenco dancing and music by Diana Dinicola and Flamenco Louisville, Ironton High School auditorium.
n Dec. 8, 3 p.m. — The Greater Huntington Symphonic Band’s annual Christmas concert, Ironton High School auditorium.
For ticket information, visit ohio.edu/southern/events/ironton-arts-concerts/index.cfm.
RODNEY CRISP AND FRIENDS
Tuesdays, 7 p.m. — Traditional country music from the 1940s, ’50s, ’60s and ’70s, Crisp Dairy Treat, 1606 Argillite Road, Flatwoods.
n First Thursday of each month from 6 to 9 p.m. — The River House in Portsmouth.
n Every second Thursday of each month from noon to 2 p.m. — The Frame-Up Gallery.
n Wednesdays, noon to 2 p.m. — Market Street Café, Portsmouth.
For more information, visit stevefree.com.
BIG SANDY SUPERSTORE ARENA
n Saturday, 7 p.m. — Lynyrd Skynyrd.
n Dec. 1, 10 a.m. — Countdown to Christmas Extravaganza.
n Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m. — Old Dominion Happy Endings World Tour.
n Dec. 8, 6 p.m. — Breaking Benjamin and Five Finger Death Punch.
n Dec. 16, 6 p.m. — Newsboys United Tour.
1 Civic Center Plaza, Huntington (304) 696-5990.
n Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m. — Diamond Rio Holiday Concert.
n Dec. 8 — Winterfest antique and artisan market.
n Dec. 13, 7:30 p.m. — Cirque Musica.
126 Main St., Pikeville. (606) 444-5500.
HERITAGE FARM MUSEUM AND VILLAGE
n Nov. 30 through Dec. 15 — Christmas Village.
The farm is at 3300 Harvey Road, Huntington.
For more information, call (304) 525-7333.