VISUAL ARTS

 

THE CLAY CENTER for the ARTS and SCIENCES

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 TheClayCenter.org.

GRAYSON GALLERY

AND ART CENTER

n Sept. 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Artists may submit new artwork for September show.

n Sept. 14, 6 to 9 p.m. — Second Saturday Poetry Slam.

n Sept. 16, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Artists may submit new artwork for September show.

n Sept. 27, 6 to 9 p.m. — F!nal Fr!day art walk with music by Crystal Shawanda and Dewayne Stroebel.

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

HIGHLANDS MUSEUM

AND DISCOVERY CENTER

Exhibits

n Through September — Artist’s Corner.

n Through October — “35 Years: Past Exhibits.”

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

n Through December— “The History of Sheet Music.”

Events

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.

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. The museum gift shop features a range of items. 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 marketingdirector@highlandsmuseum.com; Web address: Highlandsmuseum.com. The museum is at 1620 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.

HUNTINGTON

MUSEUM OF ART

Current exhibits

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.”

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

n Through Nov. 10 — Walter Gropius Master Artist Series presents Doug Casebeer.

Events

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.

n Nov. 5, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. — The Museum Gift Shop Holiday Preview.

n Dec. 8, 1 to 4 p .m. — Camden Park presents Holiday Open House.

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.

McCALL ART GALLERY

Through Oct. 11 — “Images of Appalachia” by Jeffery Chapman Crane.

Magoffin Building of Big Sandy Community and Technical College, Prestonsburg.

SOUTHERN OHIO MUSEUM AND CULTURAL CENTER

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.

LITERATURE

CICADA BOOKS 

AND COFFEE

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

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

THE INNER GEEK/EMPIRE BOOKS

n Sept. 16, 7 p.m. — Writers Can Read open mic.

n Sept. 26, 4:30  — Young Adult Fantasy Fans Book Club.

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

JESSE STUART

FOUNDATION

The Regional Readers book discussion group will meet on the last TUesday of September in the conference room. Coffee and conversation will be at 4:45 p.m. and book discussion at 5:15 p.m. The September selection is “Ava’s Man” by Rick Bragg. The group is open to all and new members are welcome.

The Jesse Stuart Weekend will be Sept. 20 and 21 at Greenbo Lake State Resort Park. To reserve a room call (606) 473-7324.

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.

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

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

First Sunday of each month, 2 p.m. — Members’ meeting at the post, 405 20th St., 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.

Tuesdays, 7 p.m. — League darts.

Wednesdays, 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Karaoke by Melinda.

Thursdays, 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Karaoke by Melinda.

Friday and Saturday, 9:15 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Live band.

Friday and Saturday, 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. — Cash drawings.

Saturday, 7 p.m. — Dart tournament.

Sundays, 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. — Cash drawings.

Daily, 5 to 7 p.m. — Happy Hour.

Kitchen is open Wednesday through Saturday from 7 p.m. to ?.

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.

BLACK SHEEP BURRITO AND BREWS

n Sept. 15 — Open Mic Night.

n Sept. 17 — Belle Plaine and Blake Bergiund.

n Sept. 20 — Burritos and Blues.

n Sept. 22 — Open Mic Night.

n Sept. 29 — Open Mic Night.

Pullman Square, Huntington.

BOOTS & BUCKLES DANCE BARN AND RESTAURANT

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

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

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 — J.R. Adkins, Cindy Elkins and Cameron Shelton.

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.

MARSHALL 

ARTISTS SERIES

n Oct. 3 through 6 — Fall International Film Festival, Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center, Huntington.

n Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m. — “The Carole King Musical,” Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center, Huntington.

n Oct. 22, 7:30 p.m.  — The Ultimate Queen Celebration with Marc Martel, Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center, Huntington.

n Oct. 24, 8 p.m. — “The Vowels of Success” presented by Cincinnati Reds Big Red Machine legend Johnny Bench, Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center, Huntington.

For tickets, call the MAS box office at (304) 696-3326.

MOUNTAIN OPRY

n Sept. 13 — Edgar Loudermilk Band.

n Sept. 20 — Fenced In.

n Oct. 19 — Southridge Band.

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

Bluegrass shows are at Cabell County 4-H Camp Conference Center, 6040 Booten Creek Road, Barboursville.

PORT CITY CAFE AND PUB

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

n Sept. 21, 8 p.m. — Halfway to St. Patricks’ Day with the Mclains.

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 Today, 8 p.m. — Horseburner album release with Indighost and 4 OHM MONO.

n Friday, 8 p.m. — Tempo — A Night of Modern Dance Music.

n Saturday, 8 p.m. — Walter DeBarr, THe Davis Creek Boys and Shawn Benfield.

n Sept. 13, 10 p.m. — The Greens, Moonshine Crossing and Flip-on-it.

n Sept. 14, 10 p.m. — The Jasons, The Connie Dungs and Jay Parade.

n Sept. 17, 8 p.m. — Pop Evil with special guests Royal Tusk and BRKN Love.

n Sept. 20, 8 p.m. — Ward Davis with special guest Chris Wesley Godwin.

n Sept. 21, 10 p.m. — Funktafest 2019 after party.

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

APPALACHIAN WIRELESS ARENA

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.”

n Oct. 2, 7 p.m. — Black Label Society.

n Oct. 4, 7 p.m. — Down to the RIver.

n Oct. 5, noon — Hoptoberfest.

n Oct. 18, 7 p.m. — Tyler Booth.

n Oct. 20, 7 p.m. — Newsboys.

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

BIG SANDY SUPERSTORE ARENA

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

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

n Oct. 4 and 5 — Professional bull rider’s Pendleton Whiskey Velocity Tour.

n Oct. 11 — Ghost “Ultimate Tour Named Death” with Nothing More.

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

THE CLAY CENTER

n Saturday, 7:30 p.m.— WHCS presents West Virginia Singer Songwriters In The Round.

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

n Oct. 6, 7 p.m. — Miranda Sings — Who Wants my Kid?

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

GREENUP AMPHITHEATER

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.

KFC YUM! CENTER

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

n Oct. 9 — Phil Collins “Still Not Dead Yet, Live!”

n Oct. 11 — Thomas Rhett “Very Hot Summer Tour.”

n Oct. 17 — Carrie Underwood “The Cry Pretty Tour 360.”

n Oct. 18 — Chance the Rapper: The Big Day.

n Oct. 22 — Celine Dion: “Courage World Tour.”

n Oct. 25 — MercyMe: Imagine Nation tour with Crowder and Micah Tyler.

Tickets available 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 Sept. 20, 7:30 p.m. — Dane Cook.

n Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m. — Kevin James

n Oct. 2, 8 p.m. — Lizzo: Cuz I love You Too Tour.

n Oct. 11, 8 p.n. — Little Feat.

n Oct. 13, 8 p.m. — RuPaul’s Drag Race: Werq the World Tour 2019.

n Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m. — Vince Gill.

n Oct. 30, 8 p.m. — Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly: The Rock and Roll Dream Tour.

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

MOUNTAIN ARTS CENTER

n Sept. 21 — Fall Gospel Concert.

n Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m. — Amy Grant.

n Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m. — Rumours: A Fleetwood Mac Tribute.

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

PARAMOUNT

ARTS CENTER

n Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m. — Lee Ann Womack and Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives.

n Sept. 14, 6 p.m. — Thunderstruck, AC/DC tribute band, 3 Days Under, Celest Watts and Devils Creek Special, Ashland Riverfront Park.

n Sept. 15, 2 p.m. — Film series: Harry Potter series, films three and four.

n Sept. 17, 6:30 p.m. — Paramount Players present “Frozen Jr.”

n Sept. 21, 8 p.m. — Jazz Alley: Bob Thompson and The Unit.

n Sept. 22, 2 p.m. — Film series: Harry Potter series, films five and six.

n Oct. 5, 8 p.m. — Jazz Alley: Jewel City Jazz Band.

n Oct. 9, 8 p.m. — Home Free’s Dive Bar Saints World Tour.

n Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m. — “Paul G. Blazer: The Man Behind the Legend.”

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

STUART’S OPERA HOUSE

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

n Sept. 24, 8 p.m. — Melted presents: Xiu Xiu (at Ace of Cups in Columbus).

n Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m. — ABC Players present “Clue: The Musical.”

n Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m. — ABC Players present “Clue: The Musical.”

n Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m. — ABC Players present “Clue: The Musical.”

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

VERN RIFFE CENTER

FOR THE ARTS

n Sept. 12 — Under the Streetlamp.

n Sept. 26 — Travis Tritt solo acoustic show.

n Oct. 3 — Collectif9.

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

MUSIC

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

BOYD COUNTY

COMMUNITY CENTER

n Sept. 28, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Fall Craft and Vendor Fair.

n Nov. 16, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Boyd County Christmas Bazaar and Craft Show; performance by the Ashland Regional Dance Theater and live painting by Wanda Craig. Free admission.

The center is at 15605 Ky. 180, Catlettsburg,

GREENBO-GRASS 2019

Sept. 14 — Free festival at Greenbo Amphitheater; gates open at 4:30 p.m.; performing are: 6 p.m. — The Young Guns; 7 p.m. — Diamond Ridge; 8 p.m. — Ned Crisp and Bottomline.

OLIVE HILL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Oct. 26 — It’s Fall Y’all, third annual vendor and craft fair, Olive Hill Trailhead facility, Railroad Street, Olive Hill.

WEST VIRGINIA PUMPKIN FESTIVAL

Oct. 3 — Performances by Joey Stepp, comedian and magician; Tony Harrah, Creek Don’t Rise, Three’s Company Blues, Coop and Rolling Thunder, Mothman, Dangerous Cookies, Nic Allen and The Troubled Mings, Flat Tracker, Walter Debarar Music, Tom Shanteau and Emerald Kay.

Admission: $8 on Thursday and Friday; $10 on Saturday and Sunday.

One Pumpkin Way, Milton.

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