Area arts and entertainment calendar for Oct. 19, 2016

Published 5:07 pm Thursday, October 20, 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


Ronn Crowder, 6-9 p.m. Thursday at Brothers BBQ, 464 S. 4th St., Danville.

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Thin Line 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.

The Sticktight Band, 8 p.m.- midnight Friday at Brothers BBQ, Danville.

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

Rachel Crowe and the Royal Purples, 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday at Brothers BBQ, Danville.

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

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 BBQ, Danville.  Basic setup provided; musicians may bring guitars or bases.

Del McCoury Band, 8 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Lancaster Grand Theatre, Lancaster. Tickets: (859) 583-1716,

Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18 at the Lancaster Grand Theatre, Lancaster. Tickets: (859) 583-1716,


A Wrinkle in Time, 7 p.m. Oct. 26 and 27 in Gravely Hall Performing Arts Center at Danville High School, 203 E. Lexington Ave. Award-winning classic presented by students as fall play. Based on novel by Madeleine L’Engle, follows the story of two kids setting out on an adventure. Tickets are $5 and available for purchase 8:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m. in the school office, or 30 minutes prior to showtimes. Group rates are available by calling (859) 936-8416 or emailing *Check back Sunday in Accent to read more about this performance.


ARTTOUR, Annual Open Studios, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 5-6. An art tour featuring multiple studios, artists and venues in Danville and Harrodsburg: Kathleen O’Brien Studio; Panther Totem Blessings; Crosswinds Pottery; Arts Council of Mercer County; John Andrew Dixon; Community Arts Center; Arts of Danville; Grace Cafe; and Sugar Grove Pottery & Eclectica. A free event sponsored in part by Harrodsburg/Mercer County Tourist Commission. Info: ARTTOUR Annual Open Studios on Facebook; also includes map of tour. *Check back Oct. 30 in Accent to read more about this event. 

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.

Our Bold and Vibrant Kentucky, through Nov. 19 at Fayette Gallery, 2573 Richmond Road, Lexington. Featuring oil paintings by local artist David Farmer. Artist reception is 5-8 p.m. Nov. 12. Info: (859) 272-7111, 


100 Women: The Perception of Beauty, through Oct. 31 at The Kentucky Theater,  214 E Main St., Lexington. This portraiture photography exhibition by Eastern Kentucky University 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. Includes quotes by participants describing struggles they have faced as women and the effect of media on their self-image draws attention to society’s obsession with perfection and gender inequalities still regularly faced today. Like the event on Facebook for more info.

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.


Fall Film Series: Campaigns, Politics & Presidents, 7 p.m. today and Oct. 27 at BCPL, Danville. Introduction and post-film discussion led by Charles Vahlkamp. Free admission and free popcorn.  Info: (859) 238-7323.


Comedy Caravan, 8 p.m. Oct. 27 at Mallard’s restaurant, 1001 Ben Ali Drive, Danville. Featuring Bob Batch, Ray Price and Wayne Perkey. Tickets:  (859) 936-8103.

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. *Check back Sunday in Accent to read more about this event. 

Halloween costume parade and contest for kids, Oct. 31 at West T. Hill, 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.

Karaoke, 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays at Brothers BBQ, Danville,  with Good Time Karaoke.

Contra Dance with caller Judy Goldsmith and open band (pick-up musicians welcome) 8-11 p.m. Oct. 28 (beginner lesson 7:30-8 p.m.) at ArtsPlace, 161 N. Mill St., Lexington. Cost is $7/adults, $5/students and first-timers. Info: (859) 552-5433


Starry Night Studios: Owl Be Watching, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, $30; Poinsettia, 7-9 p.m. Nov. 15, $25; both at CAC, Danville.  Go from blank canvas to finished masterpiece in a single class with the guidance from an instructor. Register online. 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

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:

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 through 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 through 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 through 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 through 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:


Third Thursday Book Discussion Group, 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. today at BCPL, Danville. The book selection for October is “Thunderstruck” by Erik Larson. Books are available at the circulation desk. Info: (859) 238-7323.

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

Kid’s Book Club, 4 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. We’ll be reading a different book from one of our favorite series each week, for ages 5-8. Info: (859) 238-7323.

Tween Homeschool Book Club, 2 p.m. Oct. 28 at BCPL. This month we’ll be reading “Ella Enchanted” by Gail Carson Levine. Info: (859) 238-7323.

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.


Tween Event: Zombie Apocalypse, 4 p.m. today at BCPL, Danville. Come practice your survival skills, camouflage techniques, and eat JELL-O brains as you prepare for an undead disaster. Registration required. For tweens ages 9-13. 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.

Friends of the Library Election Meet & Greet, 4 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. Hosted by the Friends of the Library, this is an opportunity for Boyle County residents to meet state and local candidates and incumbents. Info: (859) 238-7323.

Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease, 10 a.m. Wednesday at BCPL, Danville. To register, call the Alzheimer’s Association Helpline at (800) 272-3900.

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. Info: (606) 365-7513.

One Book “All Community Read” book discussion, 4 p.m. Oct. 28 at BCPL, Danville. Read and discuss “Eli the Good,” a young adult novel by Silas House as part of the One Book Community Reading Project. Copies of the book are available at the Library. For ages 13 and up.

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.

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.