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Weekender, June 15

Events for this column must be submitted to the Advocate by *NOON MONDAY* to be in the Thursday newspaper. Send events (must include complete information: hours, admission price, contact for info, etc.) to bit.ly/amevents. Events may also be emailed to bcurd@amnews.com.

MUSIC

Jason Sinkhorn, 6-9 p.m. Thursday at Brothers’ BBQ, 464 S. Fourth St., Danville.

R.C and the Nightshades, 8 p.m.-midnight Friday at Brothers’ BBQ, Danville. 

Sticktight,  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.

Jason Wells Band , 8 p.m.-midnight, Saturday at Brothers’ BBQ, Danville. 

Mike Evces, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Nellie Burton’s Steakhouse and Sports Bar. Acoustic originals and covers, guest artists will join at times.

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

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.

THEATER

Death by Darkness, Tuesday-Saturday through June 24 at Pioneer Playhouse, 840 Stanford Road, Danville. A thrilling mystery set in the depths of Mammoth Cave in 1842, written by local playwright Liz Orndorff. A Kentucky Voices play brought back by popular demand. Rated G. Shows go up 8:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; dinner at 7:30 p.m., indoor facility in case of rain. Dinner and theater is $32, theater only is $18. Ticket packages available for full season. Tickets: (859) 236-2747, pioneerplayhouse.com

Grease, July 7-9 and 14-16 at West T. Hill Community Theatre, 117 Larrimore Lane, Danville. The background is Rydell High in this popular musical about teens in the 1950s.  All the familiar characters, Danny, Sandy, Rizzo, the Pink Ladies and T-birds, this show has all the angst, turmoil and humor you would expect from energetic and adventurous teens.  A rip-roaring good time with all your favorite songs still making us hum and sing along since its debut in 1978. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: westthill.com or (859) 319-0205.

VISUAL ART

Expressions in Color, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday at CAC, Danville.  A three-woman group show featuring artwork by Donna Fogacs, Sarah Wiltsee and the late Barbara Lockhart. Suggested donation of $5. Register online: communityartscenter.net.  

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.

Soul Boxes, through July 14 at New Editions Gallery, 500 W. Short St., Lexington. Featuring the art of Judith Pointer-Jia, Joe Molinaro and Patricia Baldwin-Seggebruch, pieces showcase wax, clay and natural pigments. 

OUT AND ABOUT

Perryville Jamboree, 5:30-10 p.m. Saturdays at 103 N. Bragg St. Dinner starts at 5:30 p.m. and is served until 7 p.m. Entertainment by house band, the 68 Drifters, who host a different guest artist each week. Cover is $10. To keep up with guest artists and other events, like Perryville Jamboree on Facebook. 

Trivia Night, 7 p.m. Monday, hosted by Mike Archer at Brothers’ BBQ, 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.

CLASSES/CAMPS

CAMPCAUSEWELOVETOACT, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. July 17-22 at West T. Hill Community Theatre, Danville.   Campers learn the art of stagecraft and have a special showcase at the end of the week.  This summer is an “interim summer” with Ryan Moffett, Johanna Johnston, Ellie McKay and Alissa Klein from UPLIFT coming to help.  Ages 5-18.  Cost is $150, additional siblings are $100. Mini-Camp for Adults, 6-9 p.m. July 24-27 at WTH. Why should kids get to have all the fun?  If you’ve ever watched our kids’ camp performances with envy, you’re not alone, and here’s your chance.  Our Irish UPLIFTERS will lead as WTHCT offers a 3-day summer theatre camp for adults.  Cost is $100. Registration for both camps will be held noon-2 p.m. the week of June 26 at West Wing on North Third Street. Info: karenlogue@hotmail.com*Check back in June 17’s weekend edition to find out more about these camps. 

Beginner Ceramic Workshops, June at CAC, Danville. Lotus candle holder, 10-11:30 a.m. June 17; ceramic woven basket, 7-8:30 p.m. June 21; ceramic wall vases, 10-11:30 a.m. June 24. Cost is $30/person per workshop, register online: communityartscenter.net/ceramics-program

Camps at CAC, Danville: Fabulous Food Art, July 17-26; Take Flight, July 24-18. Camps are for rising second- through sixth-graders, and are offered 9 a.m-noon or 1-4 p.m. Cost is $100 per camper. Middle School Nerd Camp, 1-4 p.m. July 28-Aug. 4, cost is $150 per camper. Mini Camp, for rising kindergartners and first-graders, Aug. 7-11, cost is $100 per camper. Register online: communityartscenter.net.  

Starry Night Studios: Paisley Fun, 6:30-9:30 p.m. June 28. This whimsical and colorful painting allows lots of room for creativity. Costs are $35/each. 

Register online: communityartscenter.net

Beginner Ceramic Workshops, CAC Danville. Lotus candle holder, 10-11:30 a.m. June 17; ceramic woven basket, 7-8:30 p.m. June 21; ceramic wall vases, 10-11:30 a.m. June 24. Cost is $30/for each workshop. Register online: communityartscenter.net

Opening Act Summer Theatre Enrichment camp, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, June 5-July 28 at Hometown Kids, 440 W. 4th St., Perryville. Theme is “Broadway Bound,” will focus on different musicals each week. Students will learn scene study, monologues, musical theater dance and vocal techniques. There will be an end-of-summer showcase held. Classes taught by Emma Steberl, a Perryville resident with 15 years of theater and performance experience who has trained with top industry professionals in New York City. Cost is $500 for full session, limited scholarships will be available. Info: Emma Steberl, (859) 319-6821, or like Opening Act on Facebook. 

Ceramic Butterfly Workshop, 10-11:30 a.m. July 22 at CAC, Danville. For kindergartners through eighth-graders. Kids will work with a professional artist to create a 7” butterfly bowl that is as unique as they are. Cost is $30 per person. Register online: communityartscenter.net.

Ceramic Castle Workshop, 3-4:30 p.m. July 26 at CAC, Danville. For kindergartners through eighth-graders. Students will create their own medieval tower, complete with stairwells, windows, and drawbridges. Cost is $30 per person. Register online: communityartscenter.net.

Painting, noon-4 p.m.  and 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at GCAC, Lancaster. Cost is $30 per class, includes all materials.  Private classes and painting parties available. Info: (859) 948-6988.

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: deronda.sears@garrard.kyschools.us.

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: deronda.sears@garrard.kyschools.us.

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 artscouncilofmercer.com.

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 artscouncilofmercer.com.

Pay as you play guitar lessons, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at GEC, 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@garrard.kyschools.us.

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. A free visual arts class for children to experiment with new techniques and mediums each week. Info: communityartscenter.net.

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 artscouncilofmercer.com.

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.

Violin, piano, ukulele and voice instruction by Amanda Sivers. Info: (859) 319-3806, amandasivers.com.

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.

Painting parties, through GCAC, Lancaster. Reserve a date for a group to have a fun night out creating a painting. Participants will go home with a 16×20 painting. Instructor will travel to a location or may be hosted at our Arts Center. All materials included. Info: (859) 948-6988.

CLUBS

Teen Book Club & Movie Night, 5 p.m. tonight. We’ll discuss the book “Divergent” by Veronica Roth, then at 5:30 pmwe’ll snack on popcorn while we watch the movie. Rated PG-13. For ages 13-18.

Kid’s Book Club, 2 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. Read a different book from one of our favorite series each week. Come discuss the books, participate in trivia, and enjoy snacks. Registration required. For students going into grades 1-3. 

Crafters Who Care, 6 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville.  Group knits/crochets hats, scarves and afghans to share with those in need — some also work on looms. Those who would like to learn are welcome; donations of yarn gladly accepted. Participation is free/no registration required. Info: (859) 238-7323. 

Summer Coding Club: Design a Web Page, 4 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Learn web design with CodeHS. For students in grades 6-12. Email danville.code@gmail.com to register.

Kid’s Book Club, 2 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. Read a different book from one of our favorite series each week. Come discuss the books, participate in trivia, and enjoy snacks. Registration required. For students going in to first through third grades. Info: (859) 238-7323. 

5/6 Summer Science Club, 10 a.m. Thursdays at BCPL, Danville. We’ll do a different science experiment each week. For ages 5 & 6. Info: (859) 238-7323. 

 7/8 Summer Science Club, 11:30 a.m. Thursdays at BCPL, Danville. We’ll do a different science experiment each week. For ages 7 & 8. Info: (859) 238-7323. 

Bricks 4 Kidz, 2 p.m. Friday at BCPL, Danville. Build your own creation when Bricks 4 Kidz visits the Library. Registration is required. Info: (859) 238-7323. 

Minecraft Club, 6 p.m. Tuesday at LCPL,  Stanford. Info: www.lcplinfo.org, (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. 

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

Art Club, noon-3 p.m. last Tuesday of every month at GCAC, Lancaster. Open to everyone in all mediums. Come have fun and work on your own project while being inspired with fellow artists;  bring a snack to share. Free.

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.

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: www.lcplinfo.org, (606) 365-7513.

AND MORE ….

Animal Tales, 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. See exotic animals from across the globe. This is a free, ticketed event. Tickets will be given out 30-minutes prior to the start of the show. Space is limited. Info: (859) 238-7323.

Newport Aquarium: African Penguin, 11 a.m. June 23 at BCPL, Danville. Meet a live African Penguin when the Newport Aquarium visits the Library. This is a free, ticketed event. Tickets will be given out 30-minutes prior to the start of the show. Space is limited. Info: (859) 238-7323.

Summer Reading Kick-Off Party, 11 a.m.-1 pm. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Stop by to pick up a reading log, summer schedule, enjoy a cool treat, and play on the inflatables. All ages are welcome to attend. Info: (859) 238-7323.

Inter-County Reptiles and Amphibians, 10 a.m. Wednesday at BCPL, Danville; and 11:30 a.m. at Hogsett Elementary School, Danville. Get an up-close look at some reptiles and amphibians native to Kentucky. This is a free, ticketed event. Tickets will be given out 30 minutes before the start of the program. Info: (859) 238-7323.

Bricks 4 Kidz, 2 p.m. Friday at BCPL, Danville. Build your own creation when Bricks 4 Kidz visits the Library. Registration is required. Info: (859) 238-7323.

Tween Advisory Group (TAG), 2 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Volunteer your time at the Library and have fun doing it. For ages 9-13. Info: (859) 238-7323.

Family Make-and-Take: Plantable Paper, 5 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Learn how to make a paper gift that, when planted, grows into beautiful flowers.  Info: (859) 238-7323.

Teen STEM Challenge: Rube Goldberg Machine, 1 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. Test your knowledge of STEM concepts and engineering design abilities at this team competition. This month we’ll be building Rube Goldberg Machines. For ages 13-18. 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.

Adult Storytime, 9 a.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. A social hour and book club for individuals with and without disabilities to utilize the library and pursue common interests together. Info: (859) 238-7323.

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. Private rentals begin at $40, plus the cost of bisque for a two-hour event. Info: (859) 236-4054, communityartscenter.net.

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, thedollhousemuseum.com.

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. 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: lcplinfo.org., (606) 365-7513. The library also offers six other storytimes weekly, as well as monthly Science Time for preschoolers: 10 a.m. Mondays at McKinney Baptist Church; 10 a.m. Tuesdays at Pleasant View Baptist Church; 10 a.m. Wednesdays at Crab Orchard City Hall; 10 a.m. Thursdays at Westside Community United Methodist Church.