Area entertainment and other offerings for Nov. 3, 2016

Published 8:44 am Thursday, November 3, 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


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

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Wild River 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.

Elvis Cocktail, 8 p.m.- midnight Friday at Brothers BBQ, Danville.

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

Some Rock Band, 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday at Brothers BBQ, Danville.

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

Music on Main concert series, 3 p.m. Sunday at Presbyterian Church of Danville, 500 W. Main St. Featuring violinist Meg Saunders. Info: Zach Klobnak, 

Sound the Trumpets, 8 p.m. Nov. 18 at Norton Center for the Arts. World-renowned trumpeters Vince DiMartino and Australia’s John Foster in a fast-paced presentation of the story of the trumpet. Tickets: $24 and $35,, (859) 236-4692. *Check back Sunday in Accent to read more about this event. 

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

David Crosby, 8 p.m. Nov. 19 at Norton Center for the Arts. Featuring The Lighthouse Tour, with Michael League, Becca Stevens and Michelle Willis. Tickets: (859) 236-4692. *Check back Nov. 13 in Accent to read a one-on-one interview with Crosby. 

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.

To Be Certain of the Dawn, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11 at Singletary Center for the Arts, 405 Rose St., Lexington. Hundreds of voices from the region, including the Danville Children’s Choir, and KY Opera Studio Artists unite in Grammy-winning composer Stephen Paulus’ profound oratorio “To Be Certain of the Dawn.” Tickets are $35-$85, student tickets are $11 at the door. Info: (859) 233-4226,  


Cheaper by the Dozen, Friday-Sunday and Nov. 11-13 at West T. Hill Community Theatre, 117 Larrimore Lane, Danville. A heart warming classic about a 1920s dad attempting to run his home and family, consisting of 12 children, a lovely wife and a mangy dog by applying his theories of industrial efficiency.  These award winning theories aren’t so popular with his teenage daughters who are trying their hardest to grow up like all their other friends. Play stars Darell Rickmers, Lori Shepherd, Austin Morris, Bailey Alexander, Anessa Greer, Sophia Farmer, Aidan Johns, Jack Cusato, Mae Pierce, Miles Henson, Jonas Voss, Jonah Cline, Jay Fortner, Cindy Long, Mike Crocetti and Jesslyn Newhall. Show times are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets:, (859) 319-0205. 

Hecuba,  8 p.m. Nov. 9-12 in Weisiger Theatre at Norton Center for the Arts. Presented by Centre College Drama Department and directed by Professor of Dramatic Arts Tony Haigh, the piece tells the 2,240-year-old story of loss and revenge. The tragedy tells the story of the widowed queen of Troy, Hecuba, as she deals with the loss of her children while being sold into slavery. Tickets: free for Centre faculty, staff and students; $10/adults; $5/seniors and other students, purchased at box office or by calling (859) 236-4692. *Check back Sunday in Accent to see pictures from a recent rehearsal and read more about this event. 


ARTTOUR, Annual Open Studios, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 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. 

Gallery Hop Stop, 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11 in downtown Danville. More than 49 artists participating with 19 venues to exhibit and sell various mediums of artisans’ wares. Hop Stop locations will be designated with purple flags with maps available at each. Participating venues include: Boyle County Public Library; Dixon Designs; Community Arts Center; Art of Danville; Danville Bike & Footwear; Vestiary; Jane Barleycorn’s Market & Bar; Trinity Episcopal Church; A&L; Centre Bookstore; The Hub; Maple Tree Gallery; Plank on Main; Cerci; Derby Shoppe & Raggs; Tye Financial; Pies for You; Out There Photography; and Carol’s Bridal. *Check back Sunday 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,

Ordinary Madness,  opening Nov. 18 at New Editions Gallery, 500 W. Short St., Lexington. Featuring Rodney Hatfield, aka Art Snake, who has built an enviable career as an artist and musician. In his latest exhibit, the images reach deep into the realm where darkness and light dwell, drawing viewers into a rich, imagined world. Musical interludes will feature members of Tin Can Buddha.  Opening reception 5-8 p.m. Nov. 18. 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 at BCPL, Danville. Introduction and post-film discussion led by Charles Vahlkamp. Free admission and free popcorn.  Info: (859) 238-7323.

Family Movie Matinée, noon Nov. 26 at Lincoln County Public Library (LCPL), 201 Lancaster St., Stanford. 


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 TBA and band Buzzstep, 8-11 p.m. Friday (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, 


Chair caning class, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 12 at Arts Council of Mercer County Gallery (ACMC), 120 S. Main St., Harrodsburg. Instructed by Jeff Loane, individual and hands-on class for enrollees to master the universally used six-step method of caning. Class limited to six to allow ample time for instruction. Materials and tools all provided, and students will keep tools and newly caned chairs.  Class costs $65, registration due by Nov.  9. Info: (859) 613-0790, 

Christmas Tree plate, 2-4:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Paint Your Own Pottery studio in CAC, Danville. Choose from three festive designs, then create your own unique holiday plate with the help of an Arts Center instructor. Cost is $50/person. Info:

Starry Night Studios: Poinsettia, 7-9 p.m. Nov. 15; Starry Snowman, 1-3 p.m. Nov. 26;  at CAC, Danville, $25 each. Go from blank canvas to finished masterpiece in a single class with the guidance from an instructor. Register online. Info:

Strong Women Program, 9:30 a.m. Nov. 16 and 23 at LCPL, Stanford. Arthritis Foundation exercise class presented by Lincoln County Health Department, focuses on flexibility and strength training. New members always welcome. Info: (606) 365-7513. 

Short & Sweet Desserts, 10 a.m. Nov. 16 at LCPL, Stanford. Rita Stewart from Lincoln Extension Office will show several new and different desserts to serve throughout the holiday seasons. Call library to register. Info: (606) 365-7513. 

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.

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

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

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.

Gingerbread House Workshop, 4-7 p.m. Dec. 8 at LCPL, Stanford. Info: (606) 365-7513.


Crochet Club, 1 p.m. Nov. 12 at LCPL, Stanford. Open to all individuals interested in crochet, from beginners to the advanced. Bring your own crochet hook and yarn. Call Nona to register at (606) 669-3136. 

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.

Minecraft Club, 6 p.m. Nov. 1, 15 and 22 at LCPL,  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.

LEGO Club, 4 p.m. Friday at BCPL, Danville. Build your own unique creation with everyone’s favorite building blocks. Info: (859) 238-7323.


 Tween Lab, 4 p.m. today at BCPL, Danville. Try out a new STEM activity each month. This month we’ll be making Art Bots. Register in the Children’s Library. For ages 9-13. Info: (859) 238-7323. 

Old Danville, 7 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, hear boyhood recollections of how things used to be from third generation Danville native Ken Medaris, Jr.  Info: (859) 238-7323.

Bookmobile Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, noon Nov. 10 at BCPL. This celebratory event will include remarks by Frank X Walker, tours of the new bookmobile, and light refreshments. Info: (859) 238-7323. 

Friends of the Library Book Sale, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Nov. 11 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 12 at BCPL. This event will be held in the Library Rotunda. 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.

Photos with Santa, noon Dec. 3 at LCPL, Stanford. Info: (606) 365-7513.

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.

Totally Untidy Toddlers, 10 a.m. Nov. 19 at LCPL, Stanford. Info: (606) 365-7513.

Fizz, Boom, Fun, 11 a.m. Nov. 11 at LCPL, Stanford. Stories, songs, science and fun for ages 3-5. Info: (606) 365-7513.

Lunch with the Arts: Joanna Kirby (The Monarch Project), noon Nov. 16 at CAC, Danville. Discover the hidden world of monarch butterflies and how you can help protect them. Cost is $12 with lunch (register by Nov. 14) or $7/program only at door. Info:

Berea Festival of Trees, presented by The New Opportunity School for Women Inc., Nov. 25-17 and Dec. 2-4, at The Churchhill Company, 100 Churchill Ct., Berea. New annual holiday fundraiser features display of trees by local businesses, individuals and community groups to showcase brands and give back to community. Family-friendly activities and wintry drinks/treats will be available. Trees are silent-auctioned throughout event, all proceeds benefiting low-income Appalachian women. Hours are 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 1-5 p.m. Sundays. Info: (859) 985-7200, 

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. Christmas Tree Plate class, noon-4:30 p.m. Nov. 13, $50. Regular studio fee (outside of classes) 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.