VISUAL ARTS

GRAYSON GALLERY

AND ART CENTER

n March 29, 6 to 9 p.m. — Opening reception for “Women in the Arts" exhibit.

n April 26, 6 to 9 p.m. — Opening reception for "Celebrate the Earth" exhibit.

n May 31, 6 to 9 p.m. — Opening reception for "Regional Favorites" exhibit.

The gallery is at 301 E. Third St. in Grayson.

HIGHLANDS MUSEUM

AND DISCOVERY CENTER

Exhibits

n “Bed and Bath and More.”

n “World War I.”

n Artist’s Corner.

n Through April  — “House of Worship” features the history of many of Ashland’s oldest churches.

n Through July — “The History of Can Openers: Civil War to 1950s.”

n “Innovations of the Industrial Revolution.”

n Through March — The Cemetery Quilt, made in 1836 by by Rosemary Mitchell in memory of her two sons, Robert and Bub, is the oldest quilt top in museum’s collection. Also displayed are the Postage Stamp (1920); Crazy Quilt (1883); Seminole Diamond (late 1800s); and Tudor Rose (1934).

Events

n July 20 — Kids Fest.

n Wednesdays, 1 to 2 p.m. — Storytime Fun for preschool children.

Hours: 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.

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.

Phone: (606) 329-8888; Fax: (606) 324-3218; email: Amber at marketingdirector@highlandsmuseum.com; Web address: Highlandsmuseum.com. The museum is at 1620 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.

HUNTINGTON

MUSEUM OF ART

Exhibits

n Through March 24 —  "Walter Gropius Master Artist Series Presents Jason Yarmosky."

n Through June 30 — “Central of Their Lives:  Southern Women Artists in the Johnson Collection.”

n Through June 20 — “Women Artists of the Mountain State — Presented in Memory of Women’s Art Historian Chris Petteys.”

Events

n  March 21, 7 p.m. — Walter Gropius Master Artist Public Presentation: Jason Yarmosky.

n March 26, 7 p.m. — Tuesday Tour featuring Collector’s Forum with women panelists discussing art collection.

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.

OHIO UNIVERSITY 

SOUTHERN GALLERY

Through March 24 — Works of Cincinnati artist of Rick Mallette.

The gallery is in the Dingus Technology Center at 1804 Liberty Ave., Ironton.

SOUTHERN OHIO MUSEUM AND CULTURAL CENTER

March 22, 7 p.m. — Spring Concert series: Cincinnati-based singer-songwriter Emmaline Campbell and her jazz band. Tickets are $6 for museum members, students and seniors; $8 general admission. Children 12 and younger admitted free.

The museum is at 825 Gallia St., Portsmouth. For more information, call (740) 354-5629.

LITERATURE

COFFEE TREE BOOKS

n Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. — Story time with Very Hungry.

n Wednesday, 5 p.m. — Tatting classes.

n Wednesday, 6 p.m. — Graphic Novel reading group.

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.

EMPIRE BOOKS/THE INNER GEEK

Monday, 7 p.m. — Writers Can Read open mic.

The store is at Pullman Plaza in Huntington. For more information, call (304) 529-7323.

JESSE STUART

FOUNDATION

The Regional Readers book discussion group meets in the conference room on the last Tuesday of the month from March to November. The March selection is “Sourwood Tales” by Billy C. Clark. The next meeting will be March 26. The group is open to all and new members are welcome.

The Jesse Stuart Room features Stuart memorabilia, rare cooks and collectible items.

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.

The foundation, at 4440 13th St., Ashland, is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call (606) 326-1667 or visit jsfbooks.com or the Facebook 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

n 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.

AMERICAN LEGION

POST 325

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.

ASHLAND EAGLES

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 for February: Gypzy Roze.

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.

B&B JAMBOREE

HIGHWAY 140

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.

BEECHY CREEK

MUSIC CENTER

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.

The venue is at the Kyova Mall on U.S. 60. Visit callihanspub.com or Facebook at facebook.com/callihans.

DOUBLE A MUSIC

n Fridays and Saturdays — Doors open at 5 p.m., music starts at 8 p.m. Food is available.

Admission: $6.

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

ASSOCIATION

n Friday — Heavenbound Jamesgang, Tiffany Porter and Midnight Storm.

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.

For more information, call Arnold Sexton at (606) 836-5582; visit kyova.org or email Arnold@kyova.org.

PORT CITY CAFE AND PUB

n Friday, 7 p.m. — The McIans.

n March 22, 7 p.m. — Deeper Ground.

n March 23, 7 p.m. — Dangerous COokies.

n March 29 7 p.m.  — Night Shift.

n March 30, 7 p.m. — The Return.

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.

RED BARN

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.

ROWAN COUNTY

ARTS CENTER

n Mondays, 5:30 p.m. — Yoga. Cost: $5.

n Tuesdays, 5:15 p.m. — Piloxing. Cost: $5.

n Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m. — Be Free art enrichment class.

n Thursdays, 5:15 p.m. — Piloxing. Cost: $5.

n Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. —Yoga. Cost: $5.

205 E. Main St., Morehead. (606) 783-9857.

TIMBO’S BAR

n Fridays and Saturdays — Karaoke with Honey Boggs.

719 Oak St., Kenova. (304) 453-4320.

THE V CLUB

n Friday, 10 p.m. — Skincarver, Dirt Stack and the Spay Lords and Crown Vic.

n Saturday, 10 p.m. — Jeff Ellis, Andrew Adkins and Tony Harrah.

n March 22, 10 p.m. — Horseburner, Embracer, Cavern and Signals.

n March 23, 10 p.m. — Glass Diaper, V.2 TRONZ, Brock Thompson, Launchpad McQuack, Jim Polak, Corey Zornes.

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.

Memberships accepted.

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

ARIEL-ANN CARSON

DATER PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE

n March 30, 7:30 p.m. — The Red Violin, the Ohio Valley Symphony with Maestro Mariam Burns featuring Elizabeth Pitcairn, violin.

The theater is at 426 Second Ave., Gallipolis, Ohio. For more information, call (740) 446-2787.

THE CLAY CENTER

n Friday — Hollis Brown.

n Saturday, 8 p.m. — Mountaineer Healing on the Fly benefit concert featuring the duo Adairs Run.

n March 21, 8 p.m. — Kansas.

n March 23, 7:30 p.m. — West Virginia Symphony Orchestra: Nine!

n March 24, 7 p.m. — Experience Hendrix.

The Clay Center is at 1 Clay Square in Charleston. For more information, call (304) 561-3570 or visit TheClayCenter.org.

KFC YUM! CENTER

n Saturday — Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live.

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.

LOUISVILLE PALACE

n Tuesday, 8 p.m.  — “Experience Hendrix.”

n March 22, 8 p.m. — Rock On Film Series: “The Doors.”

n March 23, 8 p.m. — Kansas: “Point of Know Return anniversary tour.”

n March 30, 8 p.m. — “The Wall” live extravaganza.

n March 31, 3 an 7:30 p.m. — Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Farewell Play Tour.

625 S. Fourth St. For more information, visit louisvillepalace.com.

MARSHALL UNIVERSITY THEATRE

Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — “Innovate, Collaborate and Celebrate,” a spring dance concert.

Joan C. Edwards Playhouse on FIfth Avenue in Huntington. (304) 696-2787.

MOUNTAIN ARTS CENTER

n Friday and Saturday — Big Sandy Idol.

n March 29, 7:30 p.m. — The Oak Ridge Boys.

The venue is at 50 Hal Rogers Drive in Prestonsburg. (606) 886-2623.

MOUNTAINEER OPRY

n Friday, 7 p.m. — Don Rigsby and Midnight Call.

Admission: $15; seniors $12; children 12 and younger: $5.

Cabell County 4-H Camp Conference Center, 6040 Booten Creek Road, Barboursville, W.Va. (304) 743-5749.

PARAMOUNT

ARTS CENTER

n Friday, 7:30 p.m.— The Paramount Players present “Mary Poppins.”

n March 16, 3 and 7:30 p.m.— The Paramount Players present “Mary Poppins.”

n March 25 — Chamber Orchestra Kremlin.

n April 5, 7:30 p.m. — Chevel Shepherd.

n April 7, 2 p.m. — Movie Series: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.

For more information, visit paramountartscenter.com or call (606) 324-0007.

STUART’S OPERA HOUSE

n March 17, 4 p.m. — Columbus Symphony Orchestra.

n March 21, 8 p.m. — A Special Backstage Performance with Parker Millsap.

n March 31, 2 p.m. — West African Drumming class.

n April 5, 8 p.m. — Haley Heynderickx, solo backstage show.

n April 6, 7 p.m. — Dwight  Icenhower.

52 Public Square, Nelsonville, Ohio. For more information, call (740) 753-1924 or visit stuartsoperahouse.org.

VERN RIFFE CENTER

FOR THE ARTS

n April 6, 7:30 p.m. — Rock n Roll House Party featuring Peter Rivera and War.

n April 13, 7 p.m. — Portsmouth Wind Symphony: The Power of Spring.

n April 23 — “Chicago: The Musical.”

940 Second St., Portsmouth. For more information, call the McKinley Box Office at (740) 351-3600 or email peejhunt@hotmail.com.

MUSIC

IRONTON COUNCIL 

FOR THE ARTS

n March 17, 2:30 p.m. — The Appalachian Celtic Consort, First Presbyterian Church of Ironton.

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.

STEVE FREE

n First Thursday of each month from 6 to 9 p.m. — The River House in Portsmouth.

n Wednesdays, noon to 2 p.m. — Market Street Café, Portsmouth.

For more information, visit stevefree.com.

OTHER FUN

BIG SANDY SUPERSTORE ARENA

n Friday — MercyMe’s 2019 “Imagine Nation” tour.

n March 16 — Aaron Lewis: State I’m In tour.

n March 22 — 2019 Tri-State MX.

n March 29 — Spikefest.

n April 6 — Double Dare Live.

n April 13 — Jeff Dunham: Passively Aggressive Tour.

1 Civic Center Plaza, Huntington. (304) 696-5990.

EASTERN KENTUCKY

EXPO CENTER

n March 29, 7:30 p.m. — WWE Live.

n April 7, 6:30 p.m. — City Rockfest with Seventh Day Slumber, Righteous Vendetta, The Protest, Random Hero, Zahna and Amongst the Giants.

n April 13 — Travis Tritt and the Marshall Tucker Band.

126 Main St., Pikeville. (606) 444-5500.

HERITAGE FARM VILLAGE AND MUSEUM

n Saturday — Winter Way Back Weekend.

n April 6 — Way Back Weekend.

n May 4 — Spring Festival 2019.

3300 Harvey Road, Huntington, WV. (304) 522-1244.