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VISUAL ARTS

GRAYSON GALLERY

AND ART CENTER

  • Saturday and Monday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Pickup for artwork from previous shows.
  • Nov. 29, 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.

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.
  • Saturday, 6 to 11 p.m. — Bluegrass Bash.
  • Dec. 7 — Christmas Open House.
  • Dec. 7 and 8 — Christmas Tour of Homes.

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.

Events

  • Friday, 5 p.m. — Reception for “Mamluk Revival: Metalwork from the Touma Collection presented by Community Trust Bank” with presentation by Marshall University professor Jeff Ruff.

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.

MASTERPIECE CAFE AND PAINTED COW ART GALLERY

Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — Art Auction to End Childhood Hunger.

103 S. Main Cross Louisa.

SOUTHERN OHIO MUSEUM AND CULTURAL CENTER

  • Sunday, 2 p.m. — Pianist Michael Chertock.
  • Dec. 5, 7 p.m. — Farmer and Adele country-western Christmas Ranch Party Show.

The museum is at 825 Gallia St., Portsmouth. For more information, call (740) 354-5629.

LITERATURE

COFFEETREE BOOKS

  • Tuesdays, 6 p.m. — Sit and Knit.
  • Today, 6 p.m. — Elizabeth Bowman in concert.
  • Saturday, noon — Animal crochet workshop.
  • Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. — JOS Catholic Church Reading Group.
  •  Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. — Sunny’s Storytime.
  • Tuesday, 6:45 p.m. — Mystery Reading Group.
  • Nov. 21, 11 a.m. — Morning Reading Group.
  • Nov. 21, 6 p.m. — Janice Morgan: “Suspended Sentence: A Memoir.”

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

  • Saturday, noon to 2 p.m. — Jake “The Snake” Roberts.
  • Monday, 7 p.m. — Writers Can Read Open Mic featuring novelist Jess Montgomery and poet Savannah Sipple.

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 November selection is “True Christmas Stories from the Heart of Appalachia,” compiled and edited by James M. Gifford, Judith F. Kidwell and Wayne Onkst.
  • 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.

Fridays, 7 to 10 p.m. — Ladies’ Night; members and guests.

Saturday, 7 to 11 p.m. — Dangerous Cookies.

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

  • Today, 8 p.m. — Big Rock November Show.
  • Friday. 8 p.m. — Memphis Fundraiser for Tony and Anders.
  • Nov. 22, 7 p.m. — Karaoke for a Cause.

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

  • Friday, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. — Triggered acoustic show.
  • 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

  • Friday — Heavenbound Jamesgang, Denis Chapman and Mission.

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

  •  Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m. — Cirque Musica Holiday Wishes, Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center, Huntington.

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

MOUNTAINEER OPRY

  • Sunday — Jesse Brock and Steamliner.
  • Nov. 22 — Jim and Valerie Gabehart.
  • 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.

ROUTE 60 MUSIC CO.

Saturday, 7 p.m. — Route 60 Saturday Night with musical guests Maggie Moore and Ricky G. Fox and Tim Browning.

60 Peyton St., Barboursville. 04) 736-7466

TIMBO’S BAR

  • Fridays and Saturdays — Karaoke with Honey Boggs.

719 Oak St., Kenova. (304) 453-4320.

THE V CLUB

  • Friday, 8 p.m. — Bit Brigade with Signals and Double Ferrari.
  • Nov. 16, 9 p.m.  — Rumpke Mountain Boys.
  • Nov. 22, 8 p.m. — Howling Giant, The Big Bad, 4 Ohm Mono.
  • Nov. 23, 8 p.m. — Town Mountain, Maria Carrelli and Jamie Merry.
  • Dec. 21, 8 p.m. — Ona.

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

  • Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — Chris Janson.
  • Nov. 24 — Black Stone Cherry.
  • Dec. 13 — Harlem Globetrotters.

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

ARIEL-ANN CARSON DATER THEATER

  • Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m. — Sunday Sounds with Jonathan Hawkins.
  • Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m. — Ohio Valley Symphony’s Christmas Show.
  • Dec. 14, 10:30 p.m. — The Ariel’s Merry Tubachristmas! rehearsal.
  • Dec. 14, 2 p.m. — The Ariel’s Merry Tubachristmas free con erts.
  • Dec. 21, 7 p.m. — A Delightful Diva’s Christmas.

The theater is at 426 Second Ave. in Gallipolis. Visit arieloperahouse.org.

BIG SANDY SUPERSTORE ARENA

  • Saturday — Chris Young: Raised on Country tour.
  • Sunday, 6:30 p.m. — A Day To Remember: The Degenerates Tour.
  • Nov. 22 — Country artist Brock Thompson’s album release party, grand ballroom; some proceeds benefit West Virginia Autism Training Center at Marshall University.
  • Dec. 7, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Countdown to Christmas 2019 shopping event.

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

THE CLAY CENTER

  • Sunday, 7 p.m. — Little River Band.

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

KFC YUM! CENTER

  • Nov. 23, 7:30 p.m. — For King and Country.
  • Dec. 7 — Gaither Christmas Homecoming.

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

  • Friday, 8 p.m. — Incubus: 20 Years of Make Yourself and Beyond.
  • Sunday, 8 p.m. — Elvis Costello and The Imposters.
  • Tuesday, 8 p.m. — Alice Cooper.
  • Nov. 22, 6:30 p.m. — Wild Kratts LIVE 2.0.
  • Nov. 23, 8 p.m. — THEPIANOGUYS.

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

MOUNTAIN ARTS CENTER

  • Nov. 30, 7 p.m. — Kentucky Opry Christmas.
  • 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.

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

PARAMOUNT

ARTS CENTER

  • 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

  • Today, 8 p.m. — Foghorn Stringband.
  • Friday, 8 p.m. — Michael Nau.
  • Nov. 26, 7 p.m. — Allah-Las with Mapache and Tim Hill at Ace of Cups.

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

VERN RIFFE CENTER

FOR THE ARTS

  • Friday, 7 p.m. — “Ready Player One.”
  • Nov. 23, 7:30 p.m. — The Oak Ridge Boys.
  • Dec. 10 — The DePue Brothers Magical Grassical Christmas.

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, 7:30 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

BOYD COUNTY

COMMUNITY CENTER

  • Saturday, 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,

HERITAGE FARM VILLAGE AND MUSEUM

  • Friday, 7 p.m. — Huntington Old Time Dance and Music Fall Dances.

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

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