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.
AND ART CENTER
n Aug. 30, 6 to 9 p.m. — Opening reception with music by The Return.
The gallery is at 301 E. Third St. in Grayson.
AND DISCOVERY CENTER
n Through August — Kentucky Power 100th Anniversary exhibit.
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.”
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 Nov. 16 — Kentucky Bourbon, Bites and Bets.
n Dec. 7 — Christmas Open House.
n Dec. 7 and 8 — Christmas Tour of Homes.
n Feb. 1 — Seventh annual Dancing With Our Stars.
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.
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 Sunday — “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.”
n 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 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.
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 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 Today, 11 a.m. — Morning 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.
THE INNER GEEK/EMPIRE BOOKS
n Saturday, 3 p.m. — Eric Douglas book signing.
The store is at Pullman Plaza in Huntington. For more information, call (304) 529-7323.
n The Regional Readers book discussion group will meet on Aug. 27 in the conference room. Coffee and conversation will be at 4:45 p.m. and book discussion at 5:15 p.m. The August selection is “The World Made Straight” by Ron Rash. The group is open to all and new members are welcome.
n JSF will be closed Sept. 2 for Labor Day.
n The 2019 Jesse Stuart Weekend will be Sept. 20 through 21 at Greenbo Lake State Resort Park. To make a room reservation, 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. 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
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 lodge, 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.
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.
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.
BLACK SHEEP BURRITO AND BREWS
n Monday, 6 p.m. — 10th annual Huntington Music and Arts Festival.
Pullman Square, Huntington.
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 — The Singing Shafers, Lifted, Work in Progress and Sam Sampson.
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.
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.
n Aug. 30 — Larry Sparks and the Lonesome Ramblers.
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 Today, 7 p.m. — August Pub Quiz.
n Saturday — Port City Day.
n Aug. 23, 8 p.m. — Arch City.
n Aug. 29, 7 p.m. — August Pub Quiz.
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.
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 Fridays and Saturdays — Karaoke with Honey Boggs.
719 Oak St., Kenova. (304) 453-4320.
THE V CLUB
n Friday, 10 p.m. — Charlie Woods and Deep Hollow, Dark Moon Hollow and Aaron Boyd.
n Saturday, 10 p.m. — Boa, Shenanagram and Midiogres.
n Aug. 23, 10 p.m. — Laid Back Country Picker, Chocolate 4-Wheeler and the Goodfellas.
n Aug. 24, 10 p.m. — Funktafest 2019 Preparty.
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.
n Friday 6 to 9 p.m. — Holly Forbes’ acoustic show.
n Saturday, 6 to 9 p.m. — Vanessa Coffman, jazz show.
The Winchester is in the Delta Marriott Hotel on Winchester Avenue in Ashland.
THEATERS & ARENAS
APPALACHIAN WIRELESS ARENA
n Friday, 7 p.m. — Thoze Guyz.
n Sept. 6, 7 p.m. — Nicholas Jamerson and the Morning Js.
126 Main St., Pikeville. (606) 444-5500.
BIG SANDY SUPERSTORE ARENA
n Friday through Sunday — Pilot Club annual Antique Show and Sale.
n Monday — Daryl Hall and John Oates.
1 Civic Center Plaza, Huntington. (304) 696-5990.
THE CLAY CENTER
n Aug. 22, 6 p.m. — Sci-Talk with Al Najjar.
n Aug. 24, noon and 2 p.m. — Superpower Dogs in Action.
The Clay Center is at 1 Clay Square in Charleston. For more information, call (304) 561-3570 or visit TheClayCenter.org.
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. 7 — Nickelodeon’s Jojo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. the Tour with special guests The Belles.
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.
n Sept. 4, 8 p.m. — Rob Thomas.
625 S. Fourth St. For more information, visit louisvillepalace.com.
MOREHEAD CONFERENCE CENTER
Sept. 7, 7 p.m. — Chris Knight with guest A Little Bit More.
The venue is at 111 E. First St., Morehead.
MOUNTAIN ARTS CENTER
n Friday — Mac Powell and the Family Reunion.
The venue is at 50 Hal Rogers Drive in Prestonsburg. (606) 886-2623.
n Saturday, 6:30 p.m. — Paramount Players present “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown,” Central Park Amphitheater, Ashland.
n Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — Motley Crue tribute.
n Sunday, 3 p.m. — Paramount Players present “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown,” Central Park Amphitheater, Ashland.
n Aug. 31, 7:30 p.m. — Deana Carter.
n Sept. 8, 2 p.m. — Film series: Harry Potter series, films one and two.
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.
For more information, visit paramountartscenter.com or call (606) 324-0007.
VERN RIFFE CENTER
FOR THE ARTS
n Sept. 5, 8 p.m. — Fallfest 2019: Marion Wayans Comedy Show.
940 Second St., Portsmouth. For more information, call the McKinley Box Office at (740) 351-3600 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.