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VISUAL ARTS

GRAYSON GALLERY

AND ART CENTER

  •  Friday, 6 to 9 p.m. — F!nal Fr!day reception for photographer Carol A. Shutt's "Southern Funeral Traditions," along with her solo photography exhibit and a visual presentation.
  •  Dec. 6 and 7 — Hometown Holidays; gallery will host vendors.
  •  Jan. 31, 6 to 9 p.m. — “Elvis Art,” a solo show by Greg Damron.

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

HIGHLANDS MUSEUM

AND DISCOVERY CENTER

Exhibits

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

Events

  •  Wednesdays, 1 to 2 p.m. — Storytime Fun for preschool children.
  •  Dec. 7 — Christmas Open House.
  •  Dec. 7 and 8 — Christmas Tour of Homes.
  •  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.

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

  •  Through Dec. 8 — “Thomas Handforth Prints presented by Garth’s Auctioneers and Appraisers.”
  •  Through Jan. 5 — “Mr. and Mrs. Sterling Hall present in Memory of Isabelle Gwynn Daine The Rivers: A Celebration of Life and Work on America’s Waterways,” watercolors by Daven Anderson.
  •  Through Feb. 9 — “Mamluk Revival: Metalwork from the Touma Collection presented by Community Trust Bank.”

Upcoming events

  •  Dec. 14 through Feb. 9 — “E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation presents The Forty-Seven Ronin: Prints by Utagawa Kunisada II.”
  •  Nov. 23 through April 5 — “Beauty of the Familiar: Realism and Naturalism in France and the United States.”

Events

  •  Dec. 8, 1 to 4 p .m. — The Pottery Place of Huntington and Charleston 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.

LITERATURE

CICADA BOOKS 

AND COFFEE

Saturday — Antiques District Crawl.

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

COFFEETREE BOOKS

  •  Tuesdays, 6 p.m. — Sit and Knit.

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

  •  Dec. 7, 2 p.m. — Cocoa with Santa, Little Tennessee Event Farm, Chesapeake, Ohio.
  •  Dec. 13, 4 p.m. — JDF Meet and Greet.
  •  Dec. 14, 2 p.mn. — JDF Meet and Greet.

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 the month in the conference room. Coffee and conversation will be at 4:45 p.m. and book discussion at 5:15 p.m. 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

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.

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

Dec. 7, 7 p.m. — Sideline bluegrass band.

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

Tuesdays, 1 p.m. — Pool tournament.

Tuesdays, 7 p.m. — Darts tournament.

Wednesdays, 7 p.m. — Pool tournament.

Thursdays, 1 p.m. — Pool tournament.

Friday, 7 to 10 p.m. — Ladies Night.

Saturday, 7 to 11 p.m. — FM Trio.

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

  •  Saturdays, 8 p.m. — Live music by TLH and the Beechy Creek Boys. Admission is $5 and free for children younger than 11.
  •  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

  •  Saturday, 11 a.m. — November Drag Me to Brunch.
  •  Dec. 6, 9 p.m. — Parker Gispert of the Whigs.
  •  Dec. 20, 8 p.m. — Seventh annual Christmas party.

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.

MOUNTAINEER OPRY

  •  Dec. 20 — Katie Penn and Newtown.

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

  •  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.

RED BARN

  •  Every Thursday, 7 to 10 p.m. — Karaoke with Walt and Missy.
  •  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

  •  Mondays, 5:30 p.m. — Yoga. Cost: $5.
  •  Tuesdays, 5:15 p.m. — Piloxing. Cost: $5.
  •  Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m. — Be Free art enrichment class.
  •  Thursdays, 5:15 p.m. — Piloxing. Cost: $5.
  •  Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. —Yoga. Cost: $5.

205 E. Main St., Morehead. (606) 783-9857.

TIMBO’S BAR

  •  Fridays and Saturdays — Karaoke with Honey Boggs.

719 Oak St., Kenova. (304) 453-4320.

THE V CLUB

  •  Saturday, 8 p.m. — Homesick, Massing, What’s Missing and Tvt. Miller.
  •  Dec. 6, 8 p.m. — Big Something with The Kind Thieves.
  •  Dec. 7, 8 p.m. — Big Something with The Minks.
  •  Dec. 13, 8 p.m. — Ray Scott.
  •  Dec. 14, 8 p.m. — Moses Lazarus, Drift Mouth and Flat Tracker.
  •  Dec. 21, 8 p.m. — Ona.
  •  Dec. 31, 8 p.m. — NYE with Grown Ass Folks.
  •  Jan. 4, 8 p.m. — Josh Brown, Sydny Adams and Brock Thompson.

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.

THE WINCHESTER

The Winchester is at 1441 Winchester Ave., Ashland.

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

  •  Dec. 13 — Harlem Globetrotters.
  •  Dec. 27, 28 and 31, 8 p.m. — Tyler Childers.
  •  Jan. 3 and 4, 7 p.m. — Tri-State Arenacross.

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

ARIEL-ANN CARSON DATER PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE

  •  Sunday, 2 p.m. — Sunday Sounds with guitarist Jonathan Hawkins.
  •  Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m. — The Christmas Show.

426 Second Ave., Gallipolis.

BIG SANDY SUPERSTORE ARENA

  •  Dec. 7, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Countdown to Christmas 2019 shopping event.
  •  Jan. 3 and 4, 7 p.m. — Original Toughman Contest.
  •  Jan. 12, 3 p.m. — Harlem Globetrotters.

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

THE CLAY CENTER

  •  Friday, 11 a.m. — Holly Day at The Clay Center.
  •  Dec. 14, 10 a.m. — Gingerbread workshop.
  •  Dec. 21, 7 p.m. — The Company Stores Christmas with Tropidelic.
  •  Dec. 23, 7:30 p.m. — An Evening with Chevy Chase and Screening of “Christmas Vacation.”
  •  Dec. 28, 8 p.m. — Christian Lopez with Ona.

 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

  •  Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m. — Cirque Musica Holiday Wishes.
  •  Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m. — Michael W. Smith Homecoming Concert.

For tickets, call the Marshall Artist Series box office at (304) 696-3326.

KFC YUM! CENTER

  •  Dec. 7, 6 p.m. — Gaither Christmas Homecoming.
  •  Dec. 11 — Luke Combs: Sold Out.
  •  Dec. 31, 8 p.m. — New Year’s Eve Comedy Festival.

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

  •  Saturday, 6 p.m. — The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical (touring).
  •  Sunday, 1 p.m. — The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical (touring).
  •  Dec. 7, 2 p.m. — Nutcracker in a Shell by Magic Inc.
  •  Dec. 8, 8 p.m. — Glow Live with Brett Eldredge.
  •  Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m. — Acoustic Jam Louisville.
  •  Dec. 17, 7:30 p.m.  — CIrque Dreams Holidaze.
  •  Dec. 21, 7 p.m. — Yule Ball: A Magical Evening.
  •  Dec. 27, 7:30 p.m. — Old Crow Medicine Show.

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

MOUNTAIN ARTS CENTER

  •  Nov. 30, 7 p.m. — Saturday.
  •  Dec. 4, 5 and 6, 7 p.m. — The Nutcracker.
  •  Dec. 10 and 11, 7 p.m. — JCHS Christmas Concert.
  •  Dec. 13, 7 p.m. — Kentucky Opry Christmas.
  •  Dec. 14, 21 and 7 p.m. — Kentucky Opry Christmas.
  •  Dec. 15, 2 p.m. — Kentucky Opry Christmas.
  •  Dec. 20, 7 p.m. — Kentucky Opry Christmas.

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

PARAMOUNT

ARTS CENTER

Festival of Trees schedule

  •  Today, 4 to 9 p.m.
  •  Friday, noon to 9 p.m.
  •  Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Sunday, noon to 6 p.m.
  •  Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m. — Huntington Symphony Orchestra presents “Star Wars.”
  •  Dec. 8, 2 p.m. — Film series: “White Christmas.”
  •  Dec. 13, 7 p.m. — Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker.”
  •  Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m. — Michael Bolton.
  •  Dec. 19 and 20, 7:30 p.m. — Paramount Players presents “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.”

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

STUART’S OPERA HOUSE

  •  Dec. 8, 7 p.m. — Leif Vollebekk.
  •  Dec. 14, 7 p.m. — Winter Wine Express on the Hocking Valley Scenic Railway.
  •  Dec. 31, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — A Night at the Opera House: A New Year's Eve Fundraiser for Stuart's Opera House. For tickets, call (740) 753-1924.

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

VERN RIFFE CENTER

FOR THE ARTS

  •  Dec. 10 — The DePue Brothers Magical Grassical Christmas.
  •  Dec. 14, 7 p.m. — Portsmouth Wind Symphony presents the Sounds of the North Pole.
  •  Dec. 17, 6:30 p.m. — “Gone With the Wind.”

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

MUSIC

RODNEY CRISP AND FRIENDS

Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. — Traditional country music from the 1940s, ’50s, ’60s and ’70s, Crisp Dairy Treat, 1606 Argillite Road, Flatwoods.

STEVE FREE

  •  First Thursday of each month from 6 to 9 p.m. — The River House in Portsmouth.
  •  Wednesdays, noon to 2 p.m. — Market Street Café, Portsmouth.

For more information, visit stevefree.com.

OTHER FUN

HERITAGE FARM VILLAGE AND MUSEUM

  •  Dec. 6 through 14 — Christmas Village.

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

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