Area entertainment and other events Jan. 18, 2018

Published 12:29 pm Thursday, January 18, 2018

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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 special guest performers. Cover is $10. To keep up with guest artists and other events, like Perryville Jamboree on Facebook. Info: (859) 583-9780.
Skynny Lynard, 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 American String Quartet with Tom Sleigh and Phil Klay, 8 p.m. Feb. 9 at Norton Center for the Arts (NCA), 600 W. Walnut St., Danville. Tickets:, (859) 236-4692.
Karaoke, 7:30 p.m.-midnight at Garden Club, 246 Short Acres Road, Junction City. Cover charge is $5. Info: (859) 583-1100.
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.
Mary Trollinger photography exhibit, through mid-January at Boyle County Public Library (BCPL),  307 W. Broadway St., Danville. Info: (859) 238-7323.
New Year, New Art, opening reception 5-8 p.m. Friday (rescheduled from last week due to weather). This annual exhibit showcases brand new work by local and regional artists, up through Feb. 24. Everything in the show was created since August of 2017 and none has ever been exhibited at the Arts Center before. Info:; (859) 236-4054.
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.
Jessica Lang Dance, 8 p.m. Saturday at NCA, Danville. New York-based dance company makes its Norton debut. Tickets:, (859) 236-4692.
Comedy Caravan, 8 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Jan. 18) at Mallard’s restaurant, 1001 Ben Ali Drive, Danville. Headliner is Chicago-based comedian Dobie Maxwell, featured act is Brent Terhune and emcee is Austin Fry. Tickets: (859) 936-8103. More info:,
Jim’s Authentic Cocktail Society, 5 p.m. Tuesdays for a featured cocktail at Jane Barleycorn’s, Danville.
Protect Your History: How to Make a Book Box, 2 p.m. Saturday at BCPL, Danville. Learn how to make a protective book box for your heirloom Bible, scrapbook, diary, or other irreplaceable book. Registration is recommended. Call the library to register. Info: (859) 238-7323.
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.
Starry Night Studios: Funky Old Centre, 1-3 p.m. Saturday at CAC, Danville; join for a fresh and funky interpretation of the iconic “Old Centre” building on Centre College’s campus. Centre students get 50 percent discount; contact CAC for details. Cardinals and Berries, 7-9 p.m. Jan. 30; instructed by Amanda Hendershot, create a peaceful woodland scene that will brighten up your house this winter. Each studio is $28/person. Info:; (859) 236-4054.
Easy Planting with Seed Tape Gardening,6:30 p.m. Jan. 26 and 10:30 a.m. Jan. 27 at BCPL, Danville. Learn how easy it is to plant seeds using seed tape. Lettuce seeds and seed tape will be giving away while supplies last, held in Community Room. Info: (859) 238-7323.
Drop-in Computer Help Session,10 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 26 at BCPL, Danville.  Stop by for a short 1-on-1 computer or mobile device help session, held in Computer Lab. Info: (859) 238-7323.
Monday Wheel-Thrown Pottery, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 22-March 5 at CAC, Danville. Cost is $160, instructed by Stacey Chinn. Get centered and try your hand at the potter’s wheel! This beginning wheel throwing class will teach you the fundamentals. Info:; (859) 236-4054.
Printmaking 101, 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 23-March 6 at CAC, Danville. Cost is $140.  This beginner-level class introduces students to the basics of printmaking, including image selection, block preparation and carving, and image transfer techniques. No drawing experience is required. Info:; (859) 236-4054.
Clay Jewelry, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 24-Feb. 28 at CAC, Danville.  Cost is $80, instructed by Stacey Chinn.  We’ll be using basic hand-building techniques to create unique, wearable works of art. Info:; (859) 236-4054.
Drawing 101 for Teens and Adults, 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 25-Feb. 15 at CAC, Danville. Cost is $60, instructed by Brandon Long. If you’ve ever wanted to learn to draw, or if  you already have the basics down but want to sharpen your skills, this class if for everyone. Info:; (859) 236-4054.
Thursday Wheel-Thrown Pottery, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 25-March 8 at CAC, Danville. Cost is $160, instructed by Jonas Hurley. Whether you’re a total beginner looking to explore the creative potential of clay or an experienced potter interested in refining your technique, this workshop-style class provides lots of opportunity for individual instruction. Info:; (859) 236-4054.
Kids Visual Arts, 4-5 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 24-Feb. 14 at CAC, Danville. Cost is $40, for kindergarten through third grade.  Get ready to get creative! In this elementary visual arts class, students will be introduced to a range of artistic styles and mediums as learning about famous artists and their work. Info:; (859) 236-4054.
Pottery for Kids, 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 24-Feb. 28 at CAC, Danville. Cost is $100, for first- through sixth-graders. Young creatives will learn to hand-build with clay, explore the potter’s wheel, and glaze their projects for show and tell. Info:; (859) 236-4054.
Drawing from Imagination, 4-5 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 22-Feb. 12 at CAC, Danville. Cost is $40. This class will help students bring their wildest ideas to life on paper, while teaching the fundamental techniques of drawing. Info:; (859) 236-4054.
Creative Kids Club, 3:30-5 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 23-Feb. 13 at CAC, Danville. Cost is $60, for third- through sixth-graders.  Sometimes kids create the best things when given the most freedom. Creative Kids Club promotes problem solving, critical thinking, and collaborative learning as students explore new ways to express themselves. Info:; (859) 236-4054.
Art Adventures (Drop-Off Preschool Art Class), 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays or Fridays, beginning Jan. 23 at CAC, Danville. Cost is $40 per four-week session or sign up for 16-week winter/spring semester and save $15; open to children 3-5. 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. All children must be potty-trained. Info:; (859) 236-4054.
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 Soirée. 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
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.
Third Thursday Morning Book Discussion,10 a.m. today (Thursday, Jan. 18) at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing “Go Set a Watchman” by Harper Lee. Books are available at the circulation desk. Info: (859) 238-7323.
Third Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion,4 p.m. today (Thursday, Jan. 18) at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing “The Twelve Tribes of Hattie” by Ayana Mathis. Books are available at the circulation desk. Info: (859) 238-7323.
Open Coding Club, 4 p.m. today (Jan. 18) and Monday at BCPL, Danville. No experience required. Email danville.code@gmail.comto register. For all students in grades 6-12. Info: (859) 238-7323.
Comic Book Club for Tweens, 4 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Discuss your favorite comics and be the first to preview new ones. There will also be fun activities inspired by your favorite characters and stories. For ages 9-13, held in 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.
Kid’s Science Club (Week 2), 4 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. This four-week program features winter-themed science experiments including arctic slime, crystal snowflakes, and snow in a jar. For ages 6-8, held in Children’s Library. Registration is 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. Info: (606) 365-7513.  
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.
Now Playing Night,4 p.m. today (Thursday, Jan. 18) at BCPL, Danville. Hang out at the library to play board games while watching a popular animated film about an arcade-game character who is tired of being the “bad guy.” (Rated PG). For ages 9-13. Info: (859) 238-7323.
ASL Conversation Group,6 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Jan. 18) at BCPL, Danville. Practice using American Sign Language in casual conversation at this “Community Requested-Community Led” group. All levels are welcome. Info: (859) 238-7323.
Baby Lapsit, 10:30 a.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Join us for stories, songs, and nursery rhymes. This six-week program is for infants up to 12-months and their caregivers. Registration is required. Info: (859) 238-7323.
Adulting: Time Management, 6 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Learn the art of scheduling and time management, held in Community Room. Info: (859) 238-7323.
Teen Book Chat,4 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. If you’ve read a book you can’t stop thinking about, come talk about it with like minds. For ages 13-18, held in Mahan Gallery. Info: (859) 238-7323.
Tween Lab: Static Flyers,4 p.m. Jan. 25 at BCPL, Danville. Use static electricity to make materials move and float at this STEM activity, held in Children’s Library. For ages 9-13. Info: (859) 238-7323.
History Café,6 p.m. Jan. 25 at BCPL, Danville. Gather and chat about local history. This month will feature readings from the book “Army Cats” by Tom Sleigh, held in Mahan Gallery. Info: (859) 238-7323.
Friends of the Library Annual Meeting & Tea, 5 p.m. Jan. 25 at BCPL’s, Danville.. Featuring a Kentucky Chautauqua performance “Pee Wee Reese: Hall of Famer” by Dick Usher. All are welcome to attend, held in Community Room. Info: (859) 238-7323.
One Step Ahead of the Nazis, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 22 (rescheduled from today due to weather) at BCPL, Danville. Fred Gross will talk about his experience fleeing the Nazis as a Jewish child during WWII. His story is one of war, family, and memory. This program will be held in the Community Room. Info: (859) 238-7323.
Meditation Mondays, 6:30 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. New this year, the library will provide a quiet space for anyone wanting to meditate. A guided session will be offered once a month. Info: (859) 238-7323.
Tech Tuesdays, 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays at LCPL, Stanford. Children ages 8-18 are invited to attend. 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.
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; Homeschool, 11:30 a.m. Wednesdayas.  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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