Area arts, entertainment and other listings for Oct. 6, 2016

Published 12:04 pm Friday, October 7, 2016

Events for this column must be submitted to the Advocate by *NOON MONDAY* to be in the Thursday newspaper. Call (859) 236-2551, ext. 6405, with complete information, including hours and admission price, or email


The Righteous Pilgrims, 6-9 p.m. Thursday at Brothers Bar-B-Que, 464 S. 4th St., Danville.

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Whiskey Ridge Band, 8 p.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday at Mae Johnson’s White Barn, Waynesburg. Cost is $5. Pool room opens at 7 p.m. Information: (606) 365-3417.

Blue Groove Jazz, 7-9:30 p.m. Friday on Main Street in Perryville, by the Chaplin River bridge.

Paper Jam, 8 p.m.- midnight Friday at Brothers Bar-B-Que, Danville.

Chaplin River Jam, 6-10 p.m. Saturday at Baril Park in Perryville. The event includes live music and guests are invited to bring lawnchairs. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. All proceeds will benefit Main Street Perryville.

One Shot Johnny, 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday at Brothers Bar-B-Que, Danville.

Aoife O’Donovan and Willie Watson, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at Norton Center for the Arts, 600 W. Walnut St., Danville. Tickets are $38 and $49; or (859) 236-4692.

Ralynn, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Lancaster Grand Theatre, 117 Lexington St., Lancaster. Tickets: (859) 583-1716.

Vicki DeLys Hyde, piano favorites, dinnertime Saturdays at Cue on Main, Danville.

Pickers and grinners open jam session, 10:15 a.m.-noon Saturdays at Kentucky Fudge Company, 225 South Main St., Harrodsburg. Bring instrument and sing along with us. For more information, call Tim at (859) 733-0088.

Open mic night, last Saturday of each month at Kentucky Fudge Company, Harrodsburg. Kids begin at 6:30 p.m., adults start at 8 p.m. For more information, call Tim at (859) 733-0088.

Acoustic jam/amplified jam, 7-9:30 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays every month. Jam sessions are being held at the Masonic Lodge at North Fourth and Smith streets. For more information, call John Hughes at (859) 583-4112.

Open jam night, 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Brothers Bar-B-Que, Danville.  Basic setup provided; musicians may bring guitars or bases.


Horizon: Contemporary Landscape, and Limited Palette featuring Gathering Artists, through Nov. 11 at Community Arts Center (CAC), 401 W. Main St., Danville. Suggested donation of $5. Hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays. Info:, (859) 236-4054.

100 Women: The Perception of Beauty, through Oct. 31 at The Kentucky Theater,  214 E. Main St., Lexington. This portraiture photography exhibition by EKU graduate Skylar Davis, a Lancaster native, showcases the beauty of all women through photography without the use of Photoshop to alter the features or body types of the subjects.

Mix it Up!  at New Editions Gallery, 500 W. Short St., Lexington. A show of diverse mixed media, sculptures and paintings. Regular hours 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Exhibit is free and runs through October. Info:

Eternal Quest Art Gallery, open noon-6 p.m. Monday and Wednesday at 1000 East Lexington Ave., Suite 19, Danville. Sidewalk on the left side of Greenleaf Shopping Center to the last door. Original art and prints exhibited by J. Robert Gundy, Jr. Information: (859) 230-1296.


Muse of Fire, 8 p.m. Oct. 10 at West T. Hill Community Theatre (WTH), 117 Larrimore Lane, Danville. A special one-night only event featuring an acclaimed one-man drama about the secrets of conducting, starring David Katz. Tickets: $10 general admission; for info, call (859) 236-8607 or visit  

Two Sore Legs, 8 p.m. Oct. 13-15, and 3 p.m. Oct. 15 at Mallard’s restaurant, 1001 Ben Ali Dr., Danville. Get an in-your-face look at the life of Bridget Murphy, unrepentant sinner for this special Scarlet Cup Theater offering, starring Sharon Sikorski. Cabaret-style seating, come early for dinner and continue libations during performance of play by Brenda Murphy of Belfast. Tickets:, (859) 319-1204.


Fall Film Series: Campaigns, Politics & Presidents, 7 p.m. today and Oct. 13 at BCPL, Danville. Introduction and post-film discussion led by Charles Vahlkamp. Free admission and free popcorn.  Info: (859) 238-7323.


Forkland Heritage Festival & Revue, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Oct. 14 and 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Oct. 15 at Forkland Community Center, 16479 Forkland Road in Gravel Switch. 45th year featuring Old Country Supper each evening with play (doors open at 6:30, supper begins at 7, production at 8:30), live music, corn maze, classic car show, handmade crafts, historical displays, living history skits, silent auction and more. For supper tickets, call (270) 692-2732. *Check back Sunday in Accent to read more about this event.

Shriners Circus, 7 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Lancaster Grand Theatre, Lancaster. Tickets: $10, children 12 and under free, (859) 583-1716,

Costumes & Cocktails, 8 p.m.-midnight Oct. 29 at Pioneer Playhouse, 840 Stanford Road, Danville. A fundraiser for West T. Hill Community Theatre; costumes not required except to enter contest. Tickets: $50/person, or (859) 319-0205. 

Halloween costume parade and contest for kids, Oct. 31 at WTH, Danville, after downtown trick-or-treat. Prizes awarded for best costumes, held at WTH’s main theater on Larrimore Lane. 

Trivia Night, 7 p.m. Mondays, hosted by Mike Archer at Brothers Bar-B-Que, Danville.

Jim’s Authentic Cocktail Society, 5 p.m. Tuesdays for a featured cocktail at Jane Barleycorn’s Market & Bar, 130 S. Fourth St., Danville.


Starry Night Studios: Halloween Hill, 2-4:30 p.m. Sunday, $30; and Northern Lights, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at CAC, Danville, $25; Hummingbird, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Boyle County Extension Office, $25; Owl Be Watching, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Oct. 25, $30. Go from blank canvas to finished masterpiece in a single class with the guidance from an instructor.  Register online. Info:

Fall Wreath Plate, 7-9 p.m. Friday at Paint Your Own Pottery Studio, CAC, Danville. Instructor will provide step-by-step instructions to help you create your own fabulously festive fall serving plate, $40. Info:

Acrylic painting, noon-4 p.m. every Thursday at GCAC, Lancaster. Cost is $30 per class, includes all materials.  Private classes and painting parties available. Info: (859) 948-6988.

Ballroom dance, Thursdays at CAC, Danville. Beginner class at 6 p.m.; intermediate at 7 p.m.; $10/door. No registration required. Info:

Ballet, tap and jazz, Thursdays at GEC, Lancaster. The classes, with instructor Kristen Zahn,  are for ages 3-12 and will be held each Thursday at the Garrard Education Center. Cost is $70 for 10 weeks of classes before a recital. Info:

Open chess, 4 p.m. Thursdays at BCPL, Danville. Learn how to play Chess or increase your knowledge of the game. Open to anyone 12 and older, no experience necessary. Info: (859) 238-7323.

Kid’s martial arts, Thursdays at Garrard Education Center (GEC), 322 West Maple Ave., Lancaster. For ages 5-12. Registration is $25/month, instructor is Johnathan Turner. Info:

Open studio, 6-8 p.m. every third Thursday at ACMC, Harrodsburg. The gallery’s newest series. Bring a photo or an idea you would like to paint and an art professional will help you create your masterpiece. Cost: $20, supplies included. Info: (859) 612-0790 or

The Paint Bar, 6 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at Arts Council of Mercer County Studio & Gallery (ACMC), 120 South Main St., Harrodsburg. Engaging series catered to anyone interested in creating art. Cost: $28 per class. Info: (859) 612-0790 or

Pay as you play guitar lessons, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Garrard Education Center, Lancaster. Fee is $10/week per student, or $8/week if multiple family members participating, led by instructor Ron Scott. Students will need a guitar, capo, tuner and folder for paperwork (tuner and capo not required for first lesson). General skills, care and maintenance of guitar, tuning, string changing, basic chords and keys will be taught. Info: Deronda Sears at

Meditative Chakra Art, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Monday at Garrard Community Arts Center (GCAC), 117 Richmond St., Lancaster. Unique workshop of self-discovery puts you in touch with your 7 Chakras or energy centers of the body. We will reflect on what is revealed through artwork created during several guided meditations. Cost is $30, all materials provided, no art experience is needed. Info: Shari Bivelacque, (859) 339-4599

Intro to Painting portraits or landscapes, at Art of Danville, 413 W. Main St., Danville. Taught by instructor Allan Crain, various choices of times/dates for landscape or portrait classes, prices range from $150-$180. Class sizes will be limited to 8, all skill levels invited, personal instruction will be given. Info: Allen Crain, (859) 516-1434.

Munchkin and Me Art Classes: preschool art (ages 18 months-4 years), 10-10:45 a.m. Mondays at CAC, Danville. Cost is $7/class or $25 for four classes, or free for families on government assistance. Visual arts class for children to experiment with new techniques and mediums each week. Info:

Photography For Mom, 10 a.m. Wednesdays at GCAC, Lancaster. Digital photography classes will help you capture your best pictures quickly and easily. Focus subjects will be on home and family. Cost is $60 for 4 weeks of classes. Call for next start date. Info: Rachel Ballard (859) 339-1698.

Creative Kids Series, 10 a.m.-noon last Saturday of each month at ACMC, Harrodsburg. A way for kids of all ages to experience creating art. Cost is $10/class. Info: (859) 613-0790 or

Little Paws Piano and Music Studio, 475 West Main St., Danville. Kindermusik Classes offered for ages 0-5 years, $60 per month includes album of music for each unit (five different units for different age groups, call for unit and schedule); private piano instruction, $20/lesson; group piano, $15/class; guitar by instructor Jeff Hogue, $75/month; percussion by instructor Lucas Hunt, $20/lesson; voice by instructors Grace Sheene and Collette Jones, $20/lesson; trumpet by instructor Michael May, $20/lesson. Info: (859) 319-1066.

Piano and voice instruction, en Inglés o Español by Richard Ferreira, CAC, Danville. Info: (859) 329-7814.

Violin instruction by Phil DeHaan, CAC, Danville. Info: (859) 509-4293.

Childbloom Guitar Program, an innovative approach to music-making and skill development with guitar, designed for ages 5 to 12, by Jeff Hogue, CAC, Danville. Info: (859) 913-1676.

Mini Masters, 4-5 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 24-Dec. 12 at CAC, Danville. A seven-week class for children in grades K-3 to discover a new famous artist each week and create their own art inspired by the masters. Cost is $80. Info:

Kids Drawing, 4-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 25-Dec. 13 at CAC, Danville. Aspiring artists in grades 4-8 will have a chance to learn the fundamentals of drawing from instructor Brandon Long. This class involved personalized instruction and is suitable for total beginners as well as experienced students looking to refine their technique. Cost is $80. Info:

Kids Pottery, 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Saturdays, Oct. 29-Dec. 17 at CAC, Danville. Students in grades K-8 can explore the basics of creating with clay. They will have the chance to create a variety of work including pinch pots, coil and slab pieces and free-form sculpture. Cost is $125. Info:

Election Day Art Camp, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 8 at CAC, Danville. Students in grades K-5 will enjoy a variety of mixed media art activities inspired by the changing seasons, including a special project in the new paint-your-own-pottery studio. Cost is $50. Info:

Teen/Adult Ceramics Sampler, 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 25-Dec. 13 at CAC, Danville. Students (ages 14+) will have the chance to throw pots on the wheel, build pieces by hand and try slip casting, among other techniques. All materials are included, cost is $145. Info:

Adult Wheel-Thrown Pottery, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 27-Dec. 15 at CAC, Danville. If you’ve always wanted to learn to throw pots, it doesn’t get any easier than this! If you’ve taken wheel-thrown pottery before, this will be an opportunity to continue building your skills. All materials are included, cost is $145. Info:

Adult Printmaking, 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 26-Dec. 14 at CAC, Danville. Students will explore various methods of relief printing, including single color linoleum cut, multiple block/color linoleum cuts, woodcuts and collagraphs. All materials are included, cost is $105. Info:


LEGO Club, 4 p.m. Friday at BCPL, Danville. Build your own unique creation with everyone’s favorite building blocks.

Kids Art Club, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday at GCAC, Lancaster. An after school art program for grades 1-5, includes a variety of art classes, crafts and projects available daily with professional instruction provided by teachers. Limited to first 15 students who register each week, payment due weekly in advance. Cost is $15/day or $50/week, snacks and materials provided; occasional optional material fees may be required. Info: (859) 948-6988,

Reading Around the World: 2nd Monday at 2 Book Club, 2 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville.  This month we’ll discuss “Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand” by Helen Simonson. Info: (859) 238-7323.

Girls Who Code, 4 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Learn to code with CodeHS, for girls in grades 6-12. Email to register.

Minecraft Club, 6 p.m. first and third Tuesday of the month at Lincoln County Public Library (LCPL), 201 Lancaster St, Stanford. Info:, (606) 365-7513.

Lego Club, second and fourth Tuesday of the month at LCPL, Stanford. Info:, (606) 365-7513.

Mystery Book Club, 1 p.m. second Wednesday of each month at GCPL, 101 Lexington St., Lancaster. Stop by the library to pick book up at circulation desk. Info: (859) 792-3424.

Open Coding Club, 4 p.m. Wednesday at BCPL, Danville. Learn to code with CodeHS, for students in grades 6-12. Email to register.

Happy Scrappers Scrapbook Club, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. third Saturday of the month in Community Room 2 at LCPL, Stanford. New participants are welcome. Info:, (606) 365-7513.


Danville Writers Group, 5:30 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. A group for adults with an interest in writing. Info: (859) 238-7323.

What Comes After the Arrest, with Steve Bright, 7 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Info: (859) 238-7323.

Emeraldalicious Party, 4 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. Pinkalicious learns about recycling in this story by Victoria Kann. Come enjoy “greenerific” activities, crafts, games, and snacks. Registration required. For ages 4-8. Info: (859) 238-7323.

Baby Lapsit, 10:30 a.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Join us for stories, songs and nursery rhymes. For infants up to 12-months and their caregivers. Info: (859) 238-7323.

Crafters Who Care, 6 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Create needlecraft and other projects to share with those in need. Info: (859) 238-7323.

Zentangle and adult coloring, 10 a.m.-noon and 6-8 p.m. every third Thursday of the month at LCPL, Stanford. Create new Zentangle projects or relax with adult coloring. Registration required. Info: (606) 365-7513.

Murder at the Walgrave Astoria, 6 p.m. Oct. 27 at LCPL, Stanford. Teens and adults are invited to an interactive murder mystery event where participants will be assigned characters and will work together to solve a murder. This will be a fun Halloween costume ball. Registration is required by Oct. 15 by calling the library. Info: (606) 365-7513.

Ceramic Creations by Jaque, 535 S. Fourth St., Danville. A paint-your-own pottery studio, open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $10 and up. Info: (859) 236-7288.

McDowell House Museum and Apothecary Shop, 125 S. Second St., Danville. A National Historic Landmark offering tours through Dr. Ephraim McDowell’s home. Museum hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 2-4 p.m. Sunday. The Gift Shop at Constitution Square, 134 S. Second St., Danville, sells Kentucky-made items. Info: (859) 236-2804 for museum; 236-2803 for gift shop.

Paint Your Own Pottery Studio, inside of CAC, Danville. Studio fee is $8/adults, $6/kids; bisque prices as marked. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays. Info: (859) 236-4054,

The Great American Dollhouse Museum, 344 Swope Dr., Danville. Hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Cost is $7/adults, $5/children 2-12. Info: (859) 583-8000,

Boyle County Public Library Storytimes: Toddler (18 months-2 years) at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; Preschool (ages 3-5) at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays; Homeschool 11:15 a.m. Wednesdays. Info: (859) 238-7323.

Garrard County Public Library Storytimes: 10 a.m. Wednesdays and 1 p.m. Thursdays. No storytime if special programs held at same time. Info: (859) 792-3424.

Lincoln County Public Library Storytimes: Toddler Tales, 10 a.m. Thursdays; Preschool, 11 a.m. Thursdays. Info:, (606) 365-7513.