Area entertainment and other offerings for Sept. 28, 2017

Published 1:29 pm Thursday, September 28, 2017

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Funkabilly, 8 p.m.-midnight Friday at Brothers’ BBQ, Danville.

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West Mills 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.

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 Kentucky South and Larry Sanders, who host a different guest vocalist each week performing classic country, rock or Gospel. Cover is $10. To keep up with guest artists and other events, like Perryville Jamboree on Facebook.

Old School Stew, 8 p.m.-midnight, Saturday at Brothers’ BBQ, Danville.

Double J Band, 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Jane Barleycorn’s Bar, 128 S. 4th St.,Danville.

Edgar Winter, 8 p.m. Oct. 7 at Norton Center for the Arts, 600 W. Walnut St., Danville. Info:, (859) 236-4692. 

Kool & The Gang, Oct. 20 at Norton Center for the Arts. Info:, (859) 236-4692. 

Lexington Brass Band, 4 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Lexington Opera House, 401 W. Short St., Lexington. The band is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a special concert, bringing back some of their fan and band favorites from the past 25 years, including works by John Williams, James Curnow, Gustav Hoist, Richard Wagner and a “certain English King” will highlight the show. Season and individual concert tickets for the Lexington Brass Band are available now for immediate download at

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.


Mare Rider, Oct. 19-22 and 26-28 at Jacobs Hall on campus of Kentucky School for the Deaf. The American premiere of the play, produced by Scarlet Cup Theater. Fashioned after an age-old mythology of spirits who hover around her death, Mare Rider is by Turkish writer Leyla Nazli. Play premiered in England in 2013. Directed by Tony Haigh, play stars Kristina Ives, Caitlyn Leonard, Walter Eng and Sharon Sikorski. The award-winning KSD culinary arts team will provide homemade treats at the Thursday performances as a team fundraiser. Tickets are $20, student tickets are $10; audiences over the age of 16 recommended. Tickets: (859) 319-1204. 


World War I Exhibit, Oct. 17-24 at LCPL, Stanford. This year marks 100 years since the U.S. entered WWI. View displays made by 8th-graders from Lincoln County Middle School. Info: (606) 365-7513. 

Horizon: Contemporary Landscape, the eighth annual juried landscape exhibition challenges the traditional definition of landscape art with fresh new interpretations; and Infinity, a collaboration by the Gathering Artists, Danville’s longest-standing artist society. Both through Nov. 10 at Community Arts Center (CAC), 401 W. Main St., Danville. Info: 

Railroad Art: Passing through Danville, closing reception 5-6:30 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. An exhibit by Glenn A. Ball of photography featuring photos taken of train graffiti art that has passed through Danville. Info: (859) 238-7323.

The Modern Landscape, through Nov. 4 at New Editions Gallery, 500 W. Short St., Lexington. Whether defined by strong deliberate lines and color or by intuitive atmospheric suggestions, the modern landscape has a huge language of possibilities and interpretations. With the common intent to paint and to be inspired by nature’s beauty, terms like colorful, bold, dreamy, meditative, whimsical and meticulous come to mind to describe the work of this diverse group of artists. Regular hours 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 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.


FOTL Fall Film Series: Director’s Showcase, 7 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Sept. 28)  at BCPL, Danville. Introduction and post-film discussion led by Charles Vahlkamp in the community room. Free admission and free popcorn. 


Paint Lick Village Festival, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 7 in Paint Lick. The Garrard County Art Center will have a booth of art and crafts from the gallery and gift shop. Anyone interested in volunteering may contact Bobbie Gayle Lewis by Oct. 3. Info: (859) 948-6988

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, Danville. 

Contra Dance, with caller Bradley Smith and band Double Dog Dare, 8-11 p.m. Oct. 7 (beginner lesson 7:30-8) at Artworks at the Carver School, 522 Patterson St., Lexington. Potluck at 6:30 p.m., open waltz 7-7:30 p.m. Cost is $8/adults, $5/students and first-timers. Info: (859) 552-5433, Oct 13: caller Judy Goldsmith and band New Contrary Travelers. 


First Wednesday Art Works, 11 a.m. first Wednesday of each month at LCPL, Stanford. Learn new art techniques, registration is required. Oct. 4: Table name cards and buffet cards; Nov. 1: Christmas tags. Info: (606) 365-7513.

GED Instruction, 1-3 p.m. Thursdays at LCPL, Stanford. Presented by SKILLS U, instruction taught by caring, knowledgeable staff, available in person and online, designed to help make tough subjects more understandable and free. Info: (606) 365-9665. 

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. Instructed by Bobbie Gayle Lewis. Info: (859) 948-6988.

Beginner Ballroom Dance, 6-7 p.m. Thursdays at CAC, Danville. The type of dance step changes approximately every four weeks and you don’t need to have a partner.  Practice your moves at a monthly Soiree. Cost is $10/class. Info: 

Kid’s Karate Classes, 5 p.m. Thursdays at GEC, Lancaster. Classes open to ages 5-12 by instructor Jonathan Turner. Registration is $55, due Sept. 6. Info:, (859) 792-3018, ext. 1121.

Ballet, tap and jazz, Thursdays at GEC, Lancaster. Classes start Oct. 19 and run through Nov. 30 with instructor Kristen Zahn.  A recital will follow. Info:

Art History Lectures, noon-1 p.m. Tuesdays through Oct. 17 at CAC, Danville. Oct. 3: Dr. Jay Bloom, “Jan van Eyck’s Ghent Altarpiece & the Object of Art History; Oct. 10: Dr. Amy Frederick, “Who Owns Culture?: Looting & Destruction of Art & Antiquities;” Oct. 17: Dr. Lee Jefferson, “The Art of Pilgrimage: From Jerusalem to Santiago.” Cost is $35/series, $10/door for each. 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

Guitar Lessons, 6-7 p.m. Thursdays, beginning Oct. 19 at GEC, Lancaster. Open to children and adults, for beginner and intermediate levels. Students need own guitar and other materials will be provided by instructor, Ron Scott. Registration deadline with payment of $55 due Oct. 16. Minimum class size of six required. Info:

Art Adventures, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays through Oct. 24; or 10-11 a.m. Fridays through Oct. 27 at CAC, Danville. Drop your aspiring artist for an hour of creative arts exploration with new projects each week designed to introduce children to a range of media and techniques. Cost is $40, for ages 3-5. 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

Art Around the World: Mexico, 4-5 p.m. Wednesdays through Oct. 25 at CAC, Danville. In this mixed-media art class, students will observe and discuss artwork from Mexico and create original art using similar ideas, themes, and art processes. Cost is $40, for grades k-5. Info: 

Opening Act Studio, at Hometown Kids, 440 W. 4th St., Perryville. 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. Limited scholarships will be available. Info: Emma Steberl, (859) 319-6821, or like Opening Act on Facebook.

Homeschool Drawing, 10-11 a.m. Thursdays through Oct. 26 at CAC, Danville. Students will learn strategies for drawing faces, people, landscapes and much more, while introducing some of the foundational concepts of visual art. Cost is $40, for grades k-5. Info: 

Homeschool Watercolor, 10-11 a.m. Thursdays through Oct. 26 at CAC, Danville. Students will learn the basic concept of watercolor painting, with emphasis on brush technique and color mixing. Cost is $40, for grades 6-12. Info: 

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.

Adult Drawing 101, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Oct. 24 at CAC, Danville. Join Creative Director Brandon Long for a four-week exploration of the fundamental concepts of drawing. Cost is $40. Info: 

Mix It Up with Brandon, 4-5 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 26 at CAC, Danville. This mixed-media class will inspire students to unleash their creativity in wild and unexpected ways. No two sessions are alike, with projects ranging from found object assemblage to guerrilla public art. Cost is $40, for grades 4-8. 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

Pottery for Kids, 9:20-11 a.m. Saturdays, Sept. 30-Oct. 28 at CAC, Danville. During this fun-filled kids’ ceramics class, young creatives will learn to hand-build clay, use a potter’s wheel, and glaze their projects for show and tell. Cost is $80, for grades 1-8. Info: 

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.

7-Up Percussion Class, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Saturdays, Sept. 30-Nov. 4 at CAC, Danville. Feel the rhythm in this intergenerational drum circle. Explore a different style of drumming with special guest artists each week. Discounts offered for multiple participants in the same household. Cost is $60, or $40/person if signing up two or more from same household, for ages 7+. Info: 


Clay Jewelry for Teens and Adults, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays, Sept. 30-Oct. 28 at CAC, Danville. This four-week class will focus on making handmade ceramic jewelry. We’ll be using basic hand-building techniques to create unique, wearable works (necklaces, earrings, bracelets, brooches). Cost is $85, for ages 14+. Info: 

Munchkin and Me Art Classes, preschool art (ages 18 months-4 years), 10-10:45 a.m. Thursdays at CAC, Danville. A free visual arts class for children to experiment with new techniques and mediums each week. Info:

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

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

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


Cookbook Club, 6 p.m. Oct. 5 at BCPL, Danville. This month the theme is Soups & Stews. Make your favorite dish to share with the group. Registration is required.

LEGO Club, 4 p.m. Oct. 6 at BCPL, Danville. Build your own unique creation to be put on display in the Children’s Library.

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.

Book Discussion Club, 5 p.m. fourth Monday of each month at LCPL, Stanford. Copies may be picked up at circulation desk; new members welcome at any time. Oct. 23: “Kentucky Ghost Stories.” Nov. 27: “Christmas Jars.” Info: (606) 365-7513. 

Open Coding Club, 4 p.m. today (Thursday, Sept. 28)  and 4 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. No experience required. Email to register. For all students in grades 6-12.

Minecraft Club, 6 p.m. Tuesday at LCPL, Stanford. Info:, (606) 365-7513.

Lego Club, second and fourth Tuesday of the month at LCPL, Stanford. Info:, (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. Info:, (859) 948-6988. 

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:, (606) 365-7513.


Climate Change: A Panel Discussion, 7 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Inter-County Energy Cooperative community room, 1009 Hustonville Road, Danville. The Women’s Network is sponsoring this  panel discussion which is open to the general public. Info: Margaret Gardiner, (859) 236 9305. 

Pushing the Limits of Tradition, 6 p.m. Oct. 12 at LCPL, Stanford. Series bringing together books and videos featuring authors, scientists and everyday people who thrive on exploring the natural world. October’s feature will be “The Chimes” by Anna Smaill. Copies of program materials will be provided at the time of registration. A light meal will be provided. Register at the library. Info: (606) 365-7513.

Tween Lab, 4 pm. today (Thursday, Sept. 28) at BCPL, Danville. Try out a STEAM activity. This month, make 3-D glasses to view your 3-D drawings.

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.

Tween Advisory Group (TAG), 4 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Volunteer your time at the library and help plan events for tweens. This month we’ll make fortune tellers to reveal what to read next. For ages 9-13.

Tween Gaming, 4 p.m. Oct. 5 at BCPL, Danville. Hang out at the library to play board games and more. For ages 9-13.

Family Fun Rock Swap, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 9 at LCPL, Stanford. Join for music, rock swapping game, door prizes and cotton candy. Please bring 3-5 painted rocks to exchange. All ages welcome. Info: (606) 365-7513.

Fizz, Boom, Fun: Trick or Treat Science, 11 a.m.-noon Oct. 13 at LCPL, Stanford. For ages 3-5. Info: (606) 365-7513.

Spooktacular Science, 6-7 p.m. Oct. 26 at LCPL, Stanford. Bring your whole family to the library to see some spooky science experiments.  Free and open to all ages. Info: (606) 365-7513. 

Imagination Station: Costume Party,10 a.m.-noon Oct. 17 at LCPL, Stanford. Free fun activities for children ages 2-5. Wear your favorite costume and come have fun at the library. Costumes are optional. All kids who attend will receive a goody bag and a free book. Info: (606) 365-7513. 

Glow Party, 6-7 p.m. Oct. 31 at LCPL, Stanford. Tweens and teens join us at the library for some awesome glow in the dark science activities.  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.

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,

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. 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. 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.