THE CLAY CENTER for the ARTS and SCIENCES
n Through July — Marshall University Collaborative Exhibition: Re-Collection.
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.
AND ART CENTER
n May 24, 6 to 8 p.m. — Sneak preview of the ninth annual "Regional Favorites" Art Show & Sale.
n May 25, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Sneak preview of the ninth annual "Regional Favorites" Art Show & Sale.
n May 25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. — HeART of the Parks Art Competition, Grayson City Park (rain location is First Church of Christ Life Center). Entry fee: $20.
n May 25, 7 yo 8 p.m. — Showcase/EP Listening Party for The Vindicated.
n May 31, 6 to 9 p.m. — Opening reception for "Regional Favorites" exhibit.
The gallery is at 301 E. Third St. in Grayson.
AND DISCOVERY CENTER
n “Bed and Bath and More.”
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 Through August — “75th Anniversary of D-Day.”
n Through October — “35 Objects for 35 Years,” marking the museum’s 35th anniversary.
n “Innovations of the Industrial Revolution.”
n July 13 — Kids Fest.
n June 30 — Garden Tour.
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. Highlands Center rentals for wedding receptions or private parties are available. Call the museum for details.
MUSEUM OF ART
n Through May 26 — The work of Jeff Shapiro.
n Through June 20 — “Women Artists of the Mountain State — Presented in Memory of Women’s Art Historian Chris Petteys.”
n Through June 30 — Walter Gropius Master Artist Series presents Sarah Amos.
n Through June 30 — “Central of Their Lives: Southern Women Artists in the Johnson Collection.”
n Today, 7 p.m. — Public presentation by Sarah Amos.
n May 20, 2 p.m. — Opening reception for Marshall University College of Arts and Media Presents Portfolio 2019.
n May 31, 7 to 11 p.m. — “It’s a Mod Mod World,” cocktail party fundraiser.
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
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.
COFFEE TREE BOOKS
n Today, 11 a.m. — Morning Reading Group. “The Book of Summer.”
n May 21, 10:45 a.m. — JOS Reading Group: “Women Rowing North.”
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.
May 25, noon to 6 p.m. — Book launch: “HPD” by Michael Connick.
The store is at 221 S. Third St., Ironton. For more information, call Call (740) 237-4063.
THE INNER GEEK/EMPIRE BOOKS
May 20, 7 p.m. — Writers Can Read open mic.
The store is at Pullman Plaza in Huntington. For more information, call (304) 529-7323.
The Regional Readers book discussion group will meet on Saturday. Coffee and conversation will be at 4 p.m. and book discussion at 4:40 p.m. in the conference room. The May selection is “Bluetick Pig” by Jesse Stuart. Cathy Roberts will present an Editor Talk. 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
n Friday, 6:30 p.m. — Create Your State Tour.
n May 18, 7 p.m. — The Last Ten Seconds of Life, The Oracle.
n May 31, 6 p.m. — Clear Soul Forces.
n May 31, 8 p.m. — Clear Soul Forces Does West Virginia.
n June 7, 6 p.m. — The Vads, Punk Rock Weirdos.
The venue is at 720 14th St. West, Huntington.
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.
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
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, Anointed Hears, Sam Sampson and Denis Chapman.
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
Wednesdays, 7 p.m. — Open Mic Poetry.
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 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.
THE V CLUB
n Friday, 10 p.m. — Thomas R. Biggs, Sean Whiting, NP Presley, The Outside Voices, Friendly Fire.
n Saturday — The Veer Union with Never Wake, Fear the Dreamer, Sins of the Fathers and Casualty of Me.
n Tuesday, 7 p.m. — Chris Robinson Brotherhood.
n May 23, 7 p.m. — The Glorious Sons.
n May 24, 10 p.m. — Shenanagram, Frontier Folk Nebraska, Cutler Station.
n May 25, noon — Holligans Homecoming 4.
n May 31, 7:30 p.m. — Black Stone Cherry, Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown.
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
THE CLAY CENTER
n Today, 7:30 p.m. — “Something Rotten!”
n May 30, 7:30 p.m. — “An Evening with David Crosby and Friends.”
n May 31, 8 p.m. — Gary Allen.
n June 19, 8 p.m. — Norah Jones.
n June 22, 7 p.m. — Multimedia performance by Brent Green.
n June 23, 6 p.m. — Dance FestivALL featuring Koresh Dance Company.
n June 27, 7 p.m. — The Mayor’s Concert featuring The Suffers.
The Clay Center is at 1 Clay Square in Charleston. For more information, call (304) 561-3570 or visit TheClayCenter.org.
GREENBO LAKE STATE
Saturday, 7 to 10 p.m. — Murder at the Opry interactive dinner theater.
For tickets, call (606) 473-7324. Overnight packages or dinner and show only tickets are available.
The lodge is at 965 Lodge Road in Greenup.
KFC YUM! CENTER
n May 26 — Pentatonix: The World Tour with Rachel Platten.
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.
n Today, 8 p.m. — SiriusXM Outlaw Country presnets Jamey Johnson.
n May 23, 8 p.m. — RBRM: Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky and Mike.
n May 25, 8 p.m. — Pink Floyd: The Wall.
n May 30, 8 p.m. — India.Arie: The Worthy Tour.
625 S. Fourth St. For more information, visit louisvillepalace.com.
MOUNTAIN ARTS CENTER
n Friday, 7:30 p.m. — Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood: The Scared Scriptless Tour.
n Saturday, 8 p.m. — Rebecca Lynn Howard.
n Sunday — Sunny Side Mountain Jam with Turning Ground, Kristi Stanley and Running Blind, Nathan and Chesi Arnett, Laid Back Country Picker and others. Show at Jenny Wiley Amthitheater.
n June 14 and 21, 8:15 p.m. — Cotton Patch Gospel. Show at Jenny Wiley Amphitheater.
n June 20, 7:30 p.m. — Ashley McBryde: Girl Going Nowhere Tour.
The venue is at 50 Hal Rogers Drive in Prestonsburg. (606) 886-2623.
n Saturday — Bridget’s Dance Academy Recital 2010.
n Sunday, 6:30 p.m. — “Multiplicity of Movement” by Ashland Youth Ballet.
n June 2, 2 p.m. — Movie Series: “Dirty Dancing.”
n June 21 — Chevel Shepherd.
n July 11 — Tim Hawkins: The Trying Too Hard comedy tour.
For more information, visit paramountartscenter.com or call (606) 324-0007.
STUART’S OPERA HOUSE
n May 23, 6 p.m. — ATCO Idol 2019.
n June 6, 3 p.m. through June 9, 7 p.m. — 15th annual Nelsonville Music Festival.
n June 19, 7:30 p.m. — ABC Players present “Burlesque Humor Revisited.”
n June 20, 7:30 p.m. — ABC Players present “Burlesque Humor Revisited.”
52 Public Square, Nelsonville, Ohio. For more information, call (740) 753-1924 or visit stuartsoperahouse.org.
VERN RIFFE CENTER
FOR THE ARTS
n June 1 — Nitty Gritty Dirt Band with Rick Ferrell and Jacob Tolliver.
940 Second St., Portsmouth. For more information, call the McKinley Box Office at (740) 351-3600 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
HUNTINGTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
n June 15 — Lead singers of The Temptations, The Drifters and The Platters, Harris Riverfront Park, Huntington.
n July 13 — Country singer John Berry, Barboursville City Park.
n Aug. 17 — Mary Wilson of The Supremes, Harris Riverfront Park, Huntington.
For more information, call (304) 781-8343.
June 8, 3 p.m. — Third annual Jam for a Cure, Camp Do Drop In, 203 Fry St., Greenup. Performances also by Joe Jarrell, Bonnie, Shannon and Friends and others, to benefit the American Cancer Society.
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 Wednesdays, noon to 2 p.m. — Market Street Café, Portsmouth.
For more information, visit stevefree.com.
BIG SANDY SUPERSTORE ARENA
n July 12 — Twins of Evil Rob Zombie and Marilyn Hell Never Dies Tour.
1 Civic Center Plaza, Huntington. (304) 696-5990.
n June 5, 7:30 p.m. — REO Speedwagon.
126 Main St., Pikeville. (606) 444-5500.
HERITAGE FARM VILLAGE AND MUSEUM
n Wednesdays, June through August — Kids Days 2019.
n June 10 — Family Fun Night.
n July 6 — Summer Festival and homemade ice cream social.
n July 15 — Family Fun Night.
3300 Harvey Road, Huntington, WV. (304) 522-1244.
n May 25, 7 p.m. — Kevin Gates.
n June 1, 8 p.m. — Paul McCartney.
The venue is at 430 W. Vine St., Lexington.