VISUAL ARTS

THE CLAY CENTER for the ARTS and SCIENCES

n Through March 3 — “Da Vinci Inventions.”

n Through May 12 — “Measurement Rules.”

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.

GRAYSON GALLERY

AND ART CENTER

n Friday, 7:30 p.m. — Screening of the short film “Chico” by Zach Curry and Joe Whalen, followed by an acoustic performance by the subject of the film, the Laid Back Country Picker David Prince. Donations at the door requested. Light refreshments.

n Feb. 22, 6 to 9 p.m. — Opening reception for “Peace and Love” exhibit.

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 II.”

n Artist’s Corner.

Events

n Feb. 21 — Gospel Night.

n July 20 — Kids Fest.

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

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.

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 Feb. 24 — “Picturing the Grand Tour: Watercolor Sketches by an Anonymous Painter-Traveler.”

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

 Events

n Feb. 16 — 2019 Museum Ball.

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.

SOUTHERN OHIO MUSEUM AND CULTURAL CENTER

Permanent collections

n “Erika Bourgiugnon Charitable Trust Collection” — The paintings of Paul-Henri Bourguignon.

n “Art of the Ancients: Wertz Collection.”

n Clarence Holbrook Carter collection.

n “The Carl Ackerman Collection of Historic Photographs.”

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

LITERATURE

COFFEE TREE BOOKS

March 9, noon to 2 p.m. — Local artist/author Dave Flora book signing and discussion.

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

Friday, 7 to 11 p.m. — The acoustic band The Bards of Solitude perform.

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, Mickey and Karen Blanton and Living Water.

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 March 9, 8 p.m. — Lost Celts.

n March 15, 8 p.m.  — McIans.

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, 8 p.m. — Opposite Box and Beggars Clan.

n Saturday, 8 p.m. — Senora May, Good Ole Bosy and A Girl and The Winetree.

n Wednesday, 7 p.m. — Huntington Blues Society’s February meeting featuring the Appalachian Ladies Revue.

n Feb. 22 — Dinosaur Burps, Wilson Raps, Massing.

n Feb. 23 — Eighth annual Zilla Bash.

n Feb. 28 — The Kind Thieves, The Settlement, Scroungehound.

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 7, 7 p.m. — Gallia Academy High School Band Concert.

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 Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. — “Legally Blonde: The Musical.”

n Feb. 23, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.  — West Virginia Symphony Orchestra: “My Harp Will Go On,” performance with harpist and conductor Emily Levin.

n Feb. 24, 8 p.m. — Dwight Yoakam.

n Feb. 26, 7:30 p.m. — Cirque Mechanics.

n March 5 — “Peter Pan.”

n March 8, 8 p.m. — “Songs of Ireland: A Celtic Celebration.”

n March 9, 7:30 p.m. — Susan Werner with Todd Burge.

n March 13, 7:30 p.m. — “Finding Neverland — Broadway in Charleston.”

n March 21, 8 p.m.— Kansas.

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

KEITH-ALBEE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

n Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” film and orchestra.

n March 5, 7:30 p.m. — “Cinderella.”

n March 9. 7:30 p.m. — Steve Martin and Martin Short.

n April 2, 7 p.m. — Banff Mountain Film Festival.

n April 9, 7:30 p.m. — “Rock of Ages.”

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 Friday — Valentine’s Love Jam starring Tyrese, Monica, Avant, Dru Hill and Next.

n March 1 — Blake Shelton’s “Friends and Heroes Tour” with special guest Lauren Alaina.

n March 8 — Weezer and Pixies with special guest Basement.

n March 9 — Metallica: Worldwired Tour 2019.

n March 12 — Kiss “End of the Road World Tour.”

n March 16 — Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live.

n April 4 — Kenny Chesney “Songs for the Saints 2019 Tour.”

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.

LAKE CUMBERLAND

PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

n Feb. 21, 7 p.m. — “Love Letters” by A.R. Gurey, performed by Meredith Baxter and Michael Gross of “Family Ties.”

All shows are at the Center for Rural Development, 2292 South U.S. 27 in Somerset. For tickets, call (606) 677-6000.

LOUISVILLE PALACE

n Saturday, 8 p.m. — The Wall Live Extravaganza.

n Feb. 27, 7:30 p.m. — The Price is Right Live stage show.

n March 6, 8 p.m. — Mariah Carey: “Caution.”

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

MOUNTAIN ARTS CENTER

n March 1, 7:30 p.m. — Josh Martin.

n March 15 and 16 — Big Sandy Idol.

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

n April 26, 7 p.m. — Joe Mullins and The Radio Ramblers.

n April 27, 6:45 p.m. — McKamey’s Farewell Concert.

n May 17, 7:30 p.m. — Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood: The Scared Scriptless Tour.

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

MOUNTAIN OPRY

Friday, 7 p.m. — Diamond Ridge.

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

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

PARAMOUNT

ARTS CENTER

n Friday — The Midtown Men.

n Saturday — The Southern Momma Cledus T. Judd Comedy Experience.

n Monday — “The Sound of Music.”

n Feb. 21 — Emporium Presents Brothers Osborne.

n Feb. 28 — “Peter Pan and Friends on Ice.”

n March 2 — Faithward Motion.

n March 15 and 16 — The Paramount Players present “Mary Poppins.”

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

STUART’S OPERA HOUSE

n Feb. 24, 1 p.m. — Melted.

n Feb. 27, 7 p.m. — An Evening with Jonathan Richman.

n April 6, 7 p.mn. — 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 Saturday, 6 p.m. — DD Faith Memorial Gospel Concert featuring The Joneses, Karen Pec and New River, Kyle and Brittany Shaeffer and Simon Thoroughman.

n March 7 — Ladies of Longford.

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.

n April 26, 7:30 p.m. — The Petar and Daniel Guitar Duo, Ohio University Southern’s Bowman 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.

STEVE FREE

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.

OTHER FUN

BIG SANDY SUPERSTORE ARENA

n Saturday — West Virginia Youth Wrestling Association tournament.

n Feb. 21 — West Virginia State High School Wrestling tournament.

n Feb. 24, 7 p.m. — Shinedown with Papa Roach and Asking Alexandria.

n March 1 through 3 — World of Wheels.

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

EASTERN KENTUCKY

EXPO CENTER

n Saturday, 1 to 6 p.m. — Bourbon and Spirits Winter Fair.

n Feb. 22, 7:30 p.m. — Josh Turner.

n March 8 through 10 — 2019 East Kentucky Sport, Boat and RV Show.

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 Feb. 22 and 23 — Mystery Dinner: “The Butler Didn’t Do It.”

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