Area entertainment and other offerings for November 9, 2017

Published 11:19 am Tuesday, November 14, 2017

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 4th Street Station, 8 p.m. Friday at Jane Barleycorn’s Market & Bar, 128 S. 4th St., Danville.
Sticktight, 8 p.m.-midnight at Brothers’ BBQ, 464 S. 4th St., Danville.
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  KY South with recording artist Phillip Clarkson. Cover is $10. Special benefit show 7-10 p.m. Saturday with The Girtons, rock and roll favorites of the 50s, 60s and more, to benefit The House of Hope, Grace and Mercy in Harrodsburg. To keep up with guest artists and other events, like Perryville Jamboree on Facebook.
 John Rutter’s Requiem, 3 p.m. Nov. 19 at The Presbyterian Church, 500 W. Main St., Danville. A benefit concert for Hope Network performed by members and friends of the church, and a small instrumental ensemble. No admission charged; an offering will be taken.
Boogie G and the Titanics, 8 p.m.-midnight, Saturday at Brothers’ BBQ, 464 S 4th St, Danville.
Blue Groove Jazz, 8 p.m. Saturday at Jane Barleycorn’s, Danville.
A Gentlemen’s Guide to Murder, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Norton Center for the Arts, Danville. Tickets:, (859) 236-4692.
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.
The Orphan Train, Dec. 1-3, 8-10 and 15-17 at West T. Hill Community Theatre (WTH), 117 Larrimore Lane, Danville. An original musical written by Elizabeth Orndorff and Scott Brown, this touching and very “Christmassy” play is based on the true stories of the Orphan Trains that traveled all over our country  in the 1900s attempting to match hopeful parents with needy orphans.  It is a perfect piece for Holiday fare.  The music is both beautiful and haunting. Shows are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: or (859) 319-0205.
Gallery Hop, 5:30-8 p.m. Friday at participating downtown venues.
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 Friday at Community Arts Center (CAC), 401 W. Main St., Danville. Info:
Pam Harrison, acrylic paintings at Garrard Community Arts Center (GCAC), 117 Richmond St., Lancaster. Artist of the month through November, Harrison was first-place winner of Garrard Proud Art Contest of 2016.
The Modern Landscape, through Saturday 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.
Lean on Me: A glimpse into my inner landscape, Nov. 17-Dec. 22 at New Editions Gallery, 500 W. Short St., Lexington. Gallery Hop will be 5-8 p.m. Nov. 17. Join us for an evening with 2011 official Kentucky Derby artist, Lesley Humphrey. Born in England but calling Texas her home for the last 30 years, Lesley has a long list of accomplishments as an internationally recognized artist, teacher and mentor. This body of work reflects her very personal journey through crisis, introspection and redemption using the painted horse as her vehicle for expression. Ten percent of all proceeds will be donated to the Hope Center. Regular business hours are 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.
FOTL Fall Film Series: Director’s Showcase, 7 p.m. Thursdays at Boyle County Public Library (BCPL), 307 W. Broadway, Danville. Introduction and post-film discussion led by Charles Vahlkamp in the community room. Free admission and free popcorn.
Vietnam War PBS Film Series: 2 p.m. Friday for episode 7 at BCPL, Danville. Episode 8 will be 2 p.m. Sunday at BCPL, Danville.
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.
Wine Salon with Helen, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Jane Barleycorn’s, Danville. An evening of tasting and learning, featuring several different wines for a cost of $20; optional food pairing $15 extra. RSVP, indicating if tasting or tasting and pairing, to
Comedy Caravan, 8 p.m. Nov. 16 at Mallard’s restaurant, 1001 Ben Ali Drive, Danville. Featuring Bob Batch, Lee Hardin and Vernon Thompson. For information on the comedians:; Tickets: (859) 936-8103.
Christmas Open House,11 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 17 and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 18 at GCAC, Lancaster. Annual open house offering refreshments and craft demonstrations, plus pet photos with Santa on Saturday. Also, Santa Paws will be onhand to take pictures with pets; costs $8, includes 4×6 photo in a card plus a digital copy.
Contra Dance, with Caller Michael French and open band (pick-up musicians welcome)  8-11 p.m. Friday (beginner lesson 7:30-8) at the Carver School, 522 Patterson St., Lexington.. Cost is $7/adults, $5/students and first-timers. Info: (859) 552-5433,
GED Instruction,1-3 p.m. Thursdays at LCPL, Stanford. Presented by SKILLS U, instruction taught by caring, knowledgable staff, available in person and online, designed to help make tough subjects more understandable and free. Info: (606) 365-9665.
Starry Night Studios: Christmas Elf, 1-3 p.m. Nov. 18; Snowman, 1-3 p.m. Nov. 25; and Rustic Christmas Trees, 7-9 p.m. Nov. 28, all at CAC, Danville. Learn to paint like the masters! We’ll be studying and recreating Vincent van Gogh’s “Starry Night Over the Rhone,” originally painted in 1888. Cost is $28 each studio. Info:
Kids Clay Nativity Workshop, 4-5:30 p.m. Thursdays, today (Nov. 9) and Nov. 16 at CAC, Danville. For grades 2-6, celebrate the season in this two-day clay workshop for kids. Your child will create a simple nativity scene that is sure to become a treasured family keepsake. Cost is $35. Info:
Kids Mixed Media Class, 4-5 p.m. Thursdays, Nov. 9-Dec. 7 at CAC, Danville. For grades 4-8, 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. Info:
Art Adventures, 10-11 a.m. Nov. 10-Dec. 8 at CAC, Danville. For ages 3-5, 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. Info:
Pottery for Kids, 9:20-11 a.m. Saturdays, Nov. 11-Dec. 9 at CAC, Danville. For grades 1-8, this fun-filled kids’ ceramics class will have young creatives learning to hand-build clay, use a potter’s wheel, and glaze their projects for show and tell. During the 4-week session, students will complete 1-3 projects from start to finish then take them home. Cost is $80. Info:
Holiday Card Printmaking Workshop, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 11 at CAC, Danville. For ages 14+,  this one-day workshop will have  students learning the basics of linoleum block carving and use those skills to create 4″ x 6″ holiday cards. Go from great idea to finished product in a single day! This will be a four-hour workshop, with an hour break for lunch. Registration fee includes all materials. Cost is $40. Info:
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.
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.
First Wednesday Art Works, 11 a.m. first Wednesday of each month at LCPL, Stanford. Learn new art techniques, registration is required. Dec. 6: Photo Christmas Ornaments. Registration required.  Info: (606) 365-7513.

Ballet, tap and jazz, Thursdays at GEC, Lancaster. Classes run through Nov. 30 with instructor Kristen Zahn.  A recital will follow. Info:
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:
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:
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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. *This offering follows the schedule of Danville Schools, if there is no class at Danville this class will not meet.  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, at CAC, Danville. Info: (859) 509-4293.
Voice instruction by Shauntina Phillips, at CAC, Danville. Info:, (859) 209-1265.
Piano instruction by Mary DeHaan, at CAC, Danville. Info: (502) 625-6430.
Guitar instruction by Jeff Cain, at CAC, Danville. Info:, (606) 669-3040.
Putting Your Gardens to Bed, 3-5 p.m. Oct. 22 at First Vineyard, 5800 Sugar Creek Pike, Nicholasville. A free workshop presented by Beau Spicer, owner of Louie’s Flower Power Shop. Info: (859) 421-8819,
Second Monday Book Discussion Group, 3 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll discuss “Stones into Schools” by Greg Mortenson. Books are available at the circulation desk.
Kid’s Book Club (week 5), 4 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. We’ll be reading a different book from one of our favorite series each week. Register in the Children’s Library. For ages 6-8.
Third Thursday Morning Book Discussion, 10 a.m. Nov. 16 at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw. Books are available at the Circulation Desk.
LEGO Club, 4 p.m. Friday at BCPL, Danville. Build your own unique creation to be put on display in the Children’s Library.
Open Coding Club, 4 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. No experience required. Email to register. For all students in grades 6-12.
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.
Kid’s Book Club (week 4), 4 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. We’ll be reading a different book from one of our favorite series each week. Register in the Children’s Library. For ages 6-8.
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.
Third Thursday Evening Book Discussion, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 16 at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing The Last Time I Saw  You by Elizabeth Berg. Books are available at the Circulation Desk
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.
Candy Jars for Tweens, 4 p.m. today (Thursday, Nov. 9) at BCPL, Danville. Make and decorate candy jars out of clay pots. Registration required. Ages 9-13. Info: (859) 238-7323.
Food for Fines, through Nov. 30 at BCPL, Danville. The library will offer a program that gives patrons an opportunity to pay off a portion of their current fines with food donations. The donated food will be given to New Hope Food Pantry in Danville. Visit the library for a list of acceptable items. Info: (859) 238-7323.
Coloring and Conversation, 6 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Nov. 9) at BCPL, Danville. Combat stress and promote mindfulness in the company of your peers.
Tech Tuesdays, 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays at LCPL, Stanford. Nov. 14: Lego Club; Nov. 21: Art Bots; Nov. 28: Minecraft. Children ages 8-18 are invited to attend. Info:  (606) 365-7513.
Family Game Night, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 9 at LCPL, Stanford. Bring the entire family to play.  The library will provide some games but feel free to bring your own.  All ages welcome.  Light Snacks will be provided. Info:  (606) 365-7513.
Fizz, Boom, Fun: Candy Science, 11 a.m.-noon Friday at LCPL, Stanford. For ages 3-5. Info:  (606) 365-7513.
Tween Makerspace, 4 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Make, build, or create anything you can imagine with a wide variety of art and building supplies. Snacks will be provided. For ages 9-13.
Minecraft Party, 4 p.m. Nov. 16 at BCPL, Danville. Play games inspired by the popular game Minecraft. Games include pixel art, creeper head toss, themed snacks and more. For all ages.
 International Game Day, 6 p.m. Nov. 16 at BCPL, Danville. Bring your friends and family to the Library to play a variety of tabletop games with fellow game enthusiasts
Book signing of “Granted” with author Angela Correll, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at GCAC, Lancaster. Event will begin with a Q&A  until 7 p.m., then Correll will sign copies of her books: “Granted,” “Guarded” and “Grounded” will be available for purchase in the gift shop.
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.
Wreath/Door Decorating Contest, hosted by the Garrard Community Arts Center (GCAC), 117 Richmond St., Lancaster. Deadline for entry is Nov. 14; wreaths will be for sale at GCAC’s open house 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 17 and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 18. Info:; Bobbie Gayle Lewis (859) 948-6988.
Pushing the Limits: Transformation, 6 p.m. Nov. 16 at LCPL, Stanford. Selected title will be “Lab Girl” by Hope Jahren. A light meal is included. This is a reading, viewing and discussion program for adults made possible by a grant from the National Science Foundation. Registration required. Info: (606) 365-7513.
Short & Sweet Desserts, 10 a.m. Nov. 17 at LCPL, Stanford. Presented by Rita Stewart with the Lincoln County Extension office. Registration required. Info: (606) 365-7513.
60th Anniversary of Raintree County, Nov. 30 at LCPL, Stanford. Movie showing at 2 p.m., with Elizabeth Kernen will be on-hand for the first hour to point out local scenes. At 6 p.m., Kernen will speak her experiences in the filming of Raintree County as Elizabeth Taylor’s double in the movie. Info:  (606) 365-7513.
Gifts in a Jar, 10 a.m. Dec. 15 at LCPL, Stanford. Presented by Rita Stewart with the Lincoln County Extension. Registration required. 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.

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