n We Are the Music Makers.

n “Haneul” by local artist Christybomb.

The Clay Center is at 1 Clay Square in Charleston.

The museums are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p .m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; closed Monday. For more information, call (304) 561-3570 or visit



n Aug. 30, 6 to 9 p.m. — Opening reception for F!nal Fr!day exhibit.

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




n Artist’s Corner.

n Through August — Kentucky Power 100th Anniversary exhibit.

n Through October — “35 Objects for 35 Years,” marking the museum’s 35th anniversary.


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

n Sept. 20 and 21 — Annual sidewalk book sale during Poage Landing Days.

n Oct. 5, 6 to 11 p.m. — Highlands Bluegrass Bash.

n Oct. 19 — Walking with the Past tour through Ashland Cemetery.

n Dec. 7 — Christmas Open House.

n Dec. 8 and 8 — Christmas Tour of Homes.

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. Highlands Center rentals for wedding receptions or private parties are available. Call the museum for details.

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



Current exhibits

n Through Aug. 25 — “The Richard C. Von Hess Foundation presents: 20th Century American Masters.”

n Through Sept. 15 — “Paris Signs presents Animals in Art.

n Through Oct. 6 — “Ergo Sum: A Crow a Day.”

n Through Oct. 13 — “Quilts Curated by Nancy Crow: Color Improvisations 2.”

Upcoming Exhibits

n Aug. 10 through Nov. 3 — “From the Trang Family Collection: George Bellows Lithographs.”

n Sept. 7 through Nov. 10 — Walter Gropius Master Artist Series presents Doug Casebeer.


n Aug. 17, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. — “Macy’s presents Hilltop: Books Only.”

n Aug. 18, noon to 5 p.m. — “Macy’s presents Hilltop: Books Only.”

n Sept. 15, 2 to 4 p.m. — Opening reception for “From the Trang Family Collection: George Bellows Lithographs.”

n Sept. 26, 7 p.m. — Opening reception for Walter Gropius Master Artist Series presents Doug Casebeer.

n Oct. 6, 2 to 5 p.m. — Fourth annual fine arts auction.

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


Permanent collections

n “Erika Bourguignon 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.




n Monday, 6:30 p.m. — Tasty Reads Book Club.

The venue is at 604 14th St. West, Huntington.


n Today, 6 p.m. — Sit and Knit.

n Saturday, 10 a.m. — Nonfiction Reading Group.

n Saturday, noon — Camp Coffee Tree Mini Knitting Clinic.

n Aug. 17, 10 a.m. — Bookstore Romance Day.

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 Aug. 17, 1 to 3 p.m. — Dale Queen book signing.

n Aug. 24, 3 p.m. — Eric Douglas book signing.

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



The Regional Readers book discussion group will meet Tuesday in the conference room. Coffee and conversation will be at 4 p.m. and book discussion at 4:40 p.m. The August selection is “The World Made Straight” by Ron Rash. 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 or the Facebook page.



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.


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.


Second Tuesday of each month, 7 p.m. — Post members’ meeting, steelworkers’ hall on Carter Avenue, Ashland.


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.


POST 325

Fridays, 4:30 p.m. — Bingo.

Saturdays, 7 p.m. — Karaoke.

The legion is in Flatwoods. (606) 836-7184.


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.


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.

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.


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.


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.


n Friday, 9 to 11 p.m. — Blues Crossing.

n Aug. 26, 6 p.m. — 10th annual Huntington Music and Arts Festival.

Pullman Square, Huntington.


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.


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 or Facebook at


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.


Friday, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — August Jazz Night.

938 Fourth Ave., Huntington.



n Friday — J.R. Adkins, Juanita Phillips and Kelly Perry.

n Aug. 9 — The Artrips, Anointed Hearts, Bill Lightner and Troy Richardson.

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 or email


Friday, 7:30 p.m. — DIamond Ridge.

Admission: Adults, $15; seniors, $12; children 12 and younger admitted free.

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


n Wednesdays, 7 p.m. — Open Mic Poetry.

n Friday, 8 to 11 p.m. — POBS Blues Jam.

n Saturday. 3, 8 to 11 p.m. — Saturday Open Mic.

n Wednesday, 6 to 9 p.m.  — Open Mic Poetry.

n Aug. 10, 8 to 11 p.m. — Andrew Adkins.

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


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.



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.


n Fridays and Saturdays — Karaoke with Honey Boggs.

719 Oak St., Kenova. (304) 453-4320.


n Today, 10 p.m. — Bit Brigade.

n Friday, 10 p.m. — Nicholas Jamerson, Brock Thompson and Ally Fletcher.

n Saturday, 10 p.m. — Tweed, Bad Keys of the Mountain and Blutos Tent.

n Aug. 5, 7 p.m. — Terror, Sanction, Year of the Knife and Pure Heel.

n Aug. 7, 8 p.m. — Tyler Cassidy FKA Frogg Fresh with band featuyring Massing.

n Aug. 9, 10 p.m. — Josh Nolan, Flip-on-it and Peddlers Glory.

n Sept. 20, 8 p.m. — Ward Davis.

The venue is at 741 Sixth Ave. in Huntington. For more information, visit


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.


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.



n Friday — County Wide at Main Street Live.

n Saturday, 10 a.m. — Comic Con.

n Aug. 16, 7 p.m. — Thoze Guyz.

n Sept. 6, 7 p.m. — Nicholas Jamerson and the Morning Js.

n Sept. 20, 7 p.m. — Roger Lee Charles and A Mile To Nowhere.

n Sept. 22, 7:30 p.m. — Darrell Scott.

n Sept. 30, 7 p.m. — “A Night With Janis Joplin.”

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


n Aug. 10 — Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss.

n Aug. 16 through 18 — Pilot Club annual Antique Show and Sale.

n Aug. 19 — Daryl Hall and John Oates.

n Aug. 25 — Northbend Church Service.

n Sept. 24 and 25 — Paw Patrol Live! “Race to the Rescue.”

n Sept. 27 — Disturbed “Evolution” tour with In This Moment.

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


n Today, 11 a.m. — Water Day at The Clay.

n Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p .m. — International Blues Day.

n Saturday, noon — Haneul by ChristyBomb, free origami workshop.

n Tuesday, 4 p.m. — Street Photography Workshop.

n Aug. 22, 6 p.m. — Sci-Talk with Al Najjar.

n Aug. 24, noon and 2 p.m. — Superpower Dogs in Action.

n Sept. 7, noon — Christybomb origami mobile workshop.

n Sept. 22, 5:30 p.m. — Sister Lena Mae Perry.

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


n Aug. 10, 4 to 10 p.m. — Red Hot Rock’nBlues.

n Sept. 14, 4 to 10 p.m. — Greenbo Grass.

For more information, call Greenup Extension Agent for Fine Arts Anne Stephens at (606) 836-0201.


n Saturday — Shawn Mendes: The Tour with special guest Alessia Cara.

n Sept. 7 — Nickelodeon’s Jojo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. the Tour with special guests The Belles.

n Sept. 13 — Backstreet Boys “DNA World Tour.’

Tickets available at, Ticketmaster and the KFC YUM! Center box office at (800) 745-3000.

The venue is at 1 Arena Plaza, Louisville.


n Aug. 10, 8 p.m. — Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening.

n Sept. 4, 8 p.m. — Rob Thomas.

n Sept. 6, 8 p.m. — Tesla.

n Sept. 20, 7:30 p.m. — Dane Cook.

n Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m. — Kevin James

625 S. Fourth St. For more information, visit


Sept. 7, 7 p.m. — Chris Knight.

The venue is at 111 E. First St., Morehead.


n Today — “Big Family: The Story of Bluegrass.”

n Saturday 7:30 p.m. — Billie Jean Osborne’s Kentucky Opry Bluegrass Night.

n Aug. 17, 7 p.m. — Woofstock. featuring Josh Nolan, Chelsea Nolan, Bek and The Starlight Revue, Sean Whiting, Prototype, Troy Burchett, Jen Tackett, Donnie Bowling and Brother Smith.

n Aug. 20 — Jack Pearson (at the Gearheart).

n Aug. 23 — Mac Powell and the Family Reunion.

n Sept. 21 — Fall Gospel Concert.

n Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m. — Amy Grant.

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



n Friday and Saturday — Paramount Players presents “Guys and Dolls.”

n Aug. 9 — Jazz Alley: John Rankin, Tom Fischer and Washboard Chaz Leary.

n Aug. 11 — Big Daddy Weave.

n Aug. 16 — Gladys Knight.

n Sept. 12 — Lee Ann Womack.

n Sept. 14 — Thunderstruck, AC/DC tribute band, Ashland Riverfront Park.

n Sept. 21 — Jazz Alley: Bob Thompson and The Unit.

n Oct. 5 — Jazz Alley: Jewel City Jazz Band.

n Oct. 9 — Home Free’s Dive Bar Saints World Tour.

n Nov. 2 — Rodney Atkins.

n Dec. 8 — Film series: “White Christmas.”

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


n Through Aug. 23 —”Not Now, Darling.”

n Aug. 6 through 17 — “Red, White and Tuna.”

n Aug. 23 and 24 — Etta May Special Comedy Weekend.

For more information, call (859) 236-2747.


n Aug. 17, 7 p.m. — Summer Wine Express on the Hocking Valley Scenic Railway.

n Sept. 8, 7:30 p.m. — Kevin Morby Due Tour.

n Sept. 23, 7:30 p.m. — An Evening with Bruce Cockburn.

n Oct. 18, 6 p.m. — Fall Wine Express on the Hocking Valley Scenic Railway.

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



n Today — We Banjo 3 with Riverside Acoustics and Portsmouth West High School Advanced Choir.

n Sept. 12 — Under the Streetlamp.

n Sept. 26 — Travis Tritt solo acoustic show.

n Oct. 3 — Collectif9.

n Oct. 30 — “The Color Purple.”

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



Today, 7 to 10 p.m. — Pullman Square Summer Concert, Huntington.


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

For more information, visit