n Saturday, 6:30 to 9 p.m. — Holler Down the Holler poetry slam.

n Aug. 17 and 19, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Artists are invited to submit up to three pieces for the August show. No formal theme; any medium, any subject.

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.




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.

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.”


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.

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




Friday, 9 a.m. — National Book Lover’s Day sale.

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


n Monday, 2 p.m. — Osher Reading Group.

n Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. — Sunny’s Storytime.

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

n Aug. 20, 10 a.m. — Jesus Our Savior Church reading group.

n Aug. 20, 5:30 p.m. — Sunny’s Storytime.

n Aug. 22, 11 a.m. — Morning Reading Group.

n Aug. 27, 5:30 p.m. — Sunny’s Storytime.

n Aug. 29, 7 p.m. — Evening 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.


n Saturday, 10 a.m. — Inner Geek One Year Anniversary.

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

n Aug. 19, 7 P.M. — Writers Can Read open mic

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 on the last Tuesday of the month 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.


Saturday, 7 to 11 p.m. — Coal Dust Holler band.

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 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.



n Friday — 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



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.


Sunday — Rob McNurlin and his Cowboy Band with  The Modock Rounders.

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.


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

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

n Saturday, 10, 9 p.m. — Once Upton a Time with DJ Charlie Brown Superstar, DJ Drunkle and Zoroger and Deva Lilly.

n Aug. 16, 10 p.m. — Charlie Woods and Deep Hollow, Dark Moon Hollow and Aaron Boyd.

n Aug. 17, 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.

n Sept. 7, 10 p.m. — Walter DeBarr, The Davis Creek Boys and Dhawn 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


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 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.”

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.

n Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m. — The Charlie Daniels Band with The Kentucky Headhunters.

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.

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

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

n Nov. 16 — Chris Young: Raised on Country tour.

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


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.

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

n Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m. — “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.”

n Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m. — Cirque Dreams Holidaze.

“An American in Paris.”

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


n Saturday, 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 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 with guest A Little Bit More.

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


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.

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



n Friday. 9, 8 p.m. — Jazz Alley: John Rankin, Tom Fischer and Washboard Chaz Leary.

n Sunday, 7:30 p.m. — Big Daddy Weave.

n Aug. 16, 7:30 p.m. — Gladys Knight.

n Aug. 24, 7:30 p.m. — Motley Crue tribute.

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.

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 Sept. 29, 2 p.m. — Film series: Harry Potter series, film seven, parts one and two.

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.”

n Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m. — Vampire Circus.

n Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m. and midnight — Paramount Players present “Carrie: The Musical.”

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


n Aug. 16, 6 p.m. — Ohio State Fiddling Contest.

n Aug. 23, 7 p.m. — Summer Wine Express on the Hocking Valley Scenic Railway.

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

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).

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



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



Saturday, 6 p.m. — Music Video Release Party, LifeSong Church, 438 Boyd St., Russell.


Aug. 17 — Mary Wilson of The Supremes, Harris Riverfront Park, Huntington.

For more information, call (304) 781-8343.


Aug. 15, 7 p.m. — Pickin’ in the Park, Campton.


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




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,.


n Monday — Family Fun Night.

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

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