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Weekender, May 10

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

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 Kentucky South with guest performers. Cover is $10. To keep up with guest artists and other events, like Perryville Jamboree on Facebook. Info: (859) 583-9780.

Karaoke, 7:30 p.m.-midnight Friday at Garden Club, Junction City. Cover is $10. Info: (859) 583-1100.

Johnny Holland, 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.

Walker Montgomery with Some Rock Band, 7 p.m. Saturday at the Lancaster Grand Theatre, 117 Lexington St., Lancaster. Tickets, more info: (859) 583-1716, lancastergrand.com

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.

VISUAL ART

Open to Interpretation, through May 25 at CAC, Danville. This exhibit showcases artwork by regional abstract artists. Learn about the creative processes and unique challenges behind making art without a specific subject matter. Exhibit includes hands-on opportunities to create your own abstract artwork. Info: communityartscenter.net, (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, at the last door. Original art and prints exhibited by J. Robert Gundy, Jr. Info: (859) 230-1296

Songs of the Other Side, by David Stenulson, through July 7 at New Editions Gallery, 500 W. Short St., Lexington. Classically trained Lexington artist Stenulson received his MFA from The New York Academy of Art and Bachelor of Fine Arts from Asbury. Working from life or memory, he blends classical style with psychological portrayals of subjective experiences partially derived from synesthesia. Opening reception 5-8 p.m. May 18 for Gallery Hop, then 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Free admission. Info: neweditionsgallery.com

MOVIES 

Lawn Chair Theater, showing “Coco” Saturday in Constitution Square Historic Site. Heart of Danville’s Lawn free movie series; selling popcorn and drinks to raise money for downtown revitalization. Viewers may bring lawn chairs or blankets to set up on to watch this rated PG movie.

OUT AND ABOUT

Jim’s Authentic Cocktail Society, 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at Jane Barleycorn Market & Bar, 128 S. 4th St., Danville. Come taste a unique cocktail each Thursday, specially mixed by bartender Jim Rogan. Info: www.janebarleycorn.com

Contra Dance, with callers Liz Natter and Naresh Keswani and open band (pick-up musicians welcome), 8-10:30 p.m. Friday at Artworks at the Carver School, 522 Patterson St., Lexington. Cost $7/adults, $5/students and first-timers. Info: (859) 552-5433 or /ltda.ws.

CLASSES/CAMPS

DIY Photo Coasters, 4 p.m. today (Thursday, May 10) at BCPL, Danville. Bring your own printed photos to turn into a coaster. For ages 9-13. Info: (859) 238-7323.

Registration for Shamrock III acting camp (for ages 5-18) is still open. The full Irish Uplift connection from Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland for two full weeks of camp, complete with weekend showcases and special events. Showcases will be produced July 16-20 and 23-27 and will be open to the public. Camp cost is $150/week, and $100 for each additional sibling. Limited scholarships available. Register online at westthill.com; or fill out application and mail to P. O. Box 841 with check or money order

For information, call Karen Logue at (859) 583-0417 or email karenlogue@hotmail.com.

Garden Ornament class, 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday at Boyle County Extension Office, 99 Corporate Drive. Taught by Mary Hixson, Garrard County Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences, Cost is $5. Participants must register by Friday, May 4 by calling Extension Office. Class size is limited to 15 participants. Join us to make a Garden Ornament “Tower” using vintage glassware. Participants will have the option to use glassware they bring from home or use the glassware that is provided. A large plate is needed for the bottom foundation. After your yard/garden ornament has been made, light refreshments will be served. Info: (859) 236-4484

Lunch with the Arts – Soreyda Begley, fashion designer, noon-1 p.m. May 16 at CAC, Danville.  Begley is a Lexington-based designer and community activist. She is originally from Honduras and has lived in the United States for over 18 years. She uses fashion to address issues of social empowerment, particularly for women and girls. Cost is $5 at the door, those who attend are free to bring own lunch. *Check back soon to read more about this upcoming event. Info: communityartscenter.net; (859) 236-4054

Starry Night Studios: Robin’s Nest, 7-9 p.m. May 16 at CAC, Danville. Balloon Night Studio, 6-8 p.m. May 30 for ages 7+ (adults welcome). Cost is $28 per studio. Register online. Info: communityartscenter.net; (859) 236-4054

Adult Knitting Workshop, 5:30-6:30 p.m. May 17 and 24 at CAC, Danville. Ready, set, knit! Students will learn basic knitting stitches and will make their very own scarf.  Class will cover  the basics of casting on, knit stitch, and purl stitch. For teens and adults, cost is $20. Info: communityartscenter.net; (859) 236-4054

Mini Masters Art Camp, 9 a.m.-noon June 4-8 at CAC, Danville. Enjoy a hands-on introduction to art history in this camp for young artists. We’ll study famous artists throughout history and create our own original artwork inspired by the Masters. Open to rising kindergarten to 3rd-graders. Cost is $100 per student. Info: communityartscenter.net; (859) 236-4054

Project Runway Art Camp, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 4-8 at CAC, Danville. Channel your inner fashion designer! We’ll put our “upcycling” skills to the test as we create fun, wearable art from recycled materials. Don’t miss the runway fashion show at the end of the week. Open to rising 4th- to 8th-graders. Info: communityartscenter.net; (859) 236-4054

Beaded Jewelry Workshop, 4:30-6 p.m. June 6-13 at CAC, Danville. Create a necklace and bracelet set during this two-week workshop. All materials are provided and you’ll be able to select from a wide variety of beads when creating your jewelry. For ages 8+ (adults welcome). Info: communityartscenter.net; (859) 236-4054

Body Recall, 9-9:45 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday at First Christian Church Disciple of Christ, 555 E. Lexington Ave., Danville. Classes help regain strength, mobility and flexibility, aid in everyday living. Fee is $6 a week. Info: Carolyn Walter, (859) 548-8203, 236-4006.

Adult Martial Arts, with Mike Stanfill 6-7 p.m. Thursdays at GEC, Lancaster. A 6-week session, $55 per person. Info: Deronda.sears@garrard.kyschools.us

Beginner/Intermediate guitar, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at GEC, Lancaster. Instructed by Ron Scott. Instructional handouts will be provided, students required to bring own guitars. Class is open to children and adults. Cost is $65. Info: Deronda.sears@garrard.kyschools.us

Kid’s Martial Arts, 5 p.m. Thursdays at GEC, Lancaster. For children ages 5-12, instructed by Jonathan Turner. Classes last for 6-weeks. Info: Deronda.sears@garrard.kyschools.us

Beginning knitting/crochet groups, Mondays at Garrard County Extension Office (GCEO), 1302 Stanford Road, Lancaster. Beginning knitting will be 10 a.m., crochet at 2 p.m. Beginners or those who want to brush up on their skills may join. Information: (859) 792-3026

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: communityartscenter.net, (859) 236-4054

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

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 artscouncilofmercer.com

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: communityartscenter.net; (859) 236-4054

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, 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: shauniphillips@gmail.com, (859) 209-1265

Piano instruction by Mary DeHaan, at CAC, Danville. Info: (502) 625-6430

Guitar instruction by Jeff Cain, at CAC, Danville. Info: jcain807@hotmail.com, (606) 669-3040

CLUBS

Second Monday Book Discussion Group, 3 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. This month the book selection is “The Story Hour” by Thrity Umrigar. Copies are available at the circulation desk. Info: (859) 238-7323

Third Thursday Morning Book Discussion, 10 a.m. May 17 at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be “Hillbilly Elegy” by J.D. Vance. Books are available at the circulation desk. Info: (859) 238-7323

Third Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion, 4 p.m. May 17 at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee. Books are available at the circulation desk. Info: (859) 238-7323

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.

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

Lego Club, second and fourth Tuesday of the month at Lincoln County Public Library (LCPL), 201 Lancaster St., Stanford, 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. Info: www.garrardarts.com, (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: www.lcplinfo.org, (606) 365-7513

Wilderness Road Amateur Radio Club, 7:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of every month at American Legion Post 46, 45 Spears Lane, Danville. Info: wrarc.com

AND MORE ….

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

Master Builders, 4 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Build or create with a variety of art and building supplies, including LEGOs, pipe cleaners, origami paper, yarn, and more. Snacks are provided. For ages 9-13. Info: (859) 238-7323

Poisonous Plants & Biting Insects, Oh My!, 6 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Learn how to identify poisonous plants and biting insects. This program will be presented by the Boyle County Extension Office. Info: (859) 238-7323

Teen Gaming, 4 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. Play video games and watch movies at this casual event for teens. Snacks will be served. For ages 13-18. Info: (859) 238-7323

Tween Lab: LEGO Boats, 4 p.m. May 17 at BCPL, Danville. Use engineering and science skills to create a boat out of LEGOs that will float in water. For ages 9-13. Info: (859) 238-7323

Talk of the Town, 4:30 p.m. May 17 at BCPL, Danville. The award-winning Danville High School Forensics Team will perform dialogues and monologues they have written and developed. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Info: (859) 238-7323

ASL Conversation Group, 6 p.m. May 17 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

Meet the Breed, 1-4 p.m. May 19 at BCPL, Danville. Stop by the Library Park and get to know more than 20 different breeds of dogs at this family-friendly event. Dog owners will answer questions and educate about their breed. Info: (859) 238-7323

Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale, 1 p.m. May 10 through 3 p.m. May 12 at BCPL, Danville.  will be held in the Rotunda.

Coloring & Conversation, 6 p.m. tonight (Thursday, May 10) at BCPL, Danville. Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the Library’s coloring club for adults. This monthly program is offered in partnership with the Boyle County Extension Office. This month’s club meeting will be held in the Community Room. 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, 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; 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: 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. Info: (606) 365-7513