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Weekender, June 21

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.

Fired Up, 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.

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.

STAGE

SHAM-ROCK & ROLL, 7:30 p.m. July 15 at West T. Hill Community Theatre, 117 Larrimore Lane, Danville. The Shamrock III showcase will be an evening of entertainment highlighting the theater’s Irish guest and the leaders of WTH’s summer camp. Cost is $10 at the door, until seats are sold out.

VISUAL ART

The Illustrated Word, a Mahan Gallery Art Exhibit, through Friday at Boyle County Public Library (BCPL), 307 W. Broadway St. The Kentucky Arts Council presents a traveling exhibit that connects visual art and literature. Info: (859) 238-7323

Second Look Quilt Challenge opening reception, through July 28 at Community Arts Center (CAC), 401 W. Main St. This exhibit is all about the can-do spirit of upcycling, reuse, and creativity. All the quilts in the show feature at least 75-percent recycled/repurposed materials. 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

OUT AND ABOUT

Jb’s Cocktail Society, 5 p.m. Thursdays at Jane Barleycorn Market & Bar, 128 S. 4th St., Danville. Come taste a unique cocktail each Thursday. Info: www.janebarleycorn.com

Shamrock III meet and greet, 5:30-7:30 p.m. July 13 at CAC, Danville. One-hundred and twenty campers are registered so far this year for the Shamrock acting camp through West T. Hill Community Theatre, and this will be a meet-and-greet event featuring the Irish camp instructors from Carrickfergus, Danville’s sister city.

Contra Dance, with caller Kathey Anderson and band Keltricity, 8-11 p.m. Saturday (beginnger lesson 7:30-8 p.m.) at Russell Acton Folk Center, 212 Jefferson St., Berea. Cost is $8/adults, $5/students and seniors. Info: (859) 985-5501, bereacontradance.org, bereacontradance@gmail.com. 

MOVIES

Musical Movie Night, 7 p.m. June 28 at BCPL, Danville. The Library will show different musicals throughout the summer. This 2016 movie is about a teenage girl who dreams of appearing on a popular 1960s TV dance show. (Rated TV-PG; 120 minutes)

Sports Film Screenings, 5 p.m. June 28 at Lincoln County Public Library (LCPL), Stanford. a classic baseball movie.  Popcorn and drinks will be provided. These programs are free and open to the public. Info: (606) 365-7513

CLASSES/CAMPS

DIY Lip Balm, Lotion, and Room Spray, 5-6 p.m. today (Thursday, June 21) at CAC, Danville. For ages 14+ (kids 10+ may attend with parent), cost is $20. Info: communityartscenter.net, (859) 236-4054

Ceramic Cat Sculptures, 5-66:30 p.m. July 10 and 24 at CAC, Danville. For ages 7+, adults welcome; cost is $35. Info: communityartscenter.net, (859) 236-4054

Soulshine Painting – Feathers, 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 28 at CAC, Danville. For teens and adults, treat yourself to an evening of creative expression with guidance from Scarlet Smothers of Soulshine Studio. For this class, we’ll use a limited color palette and multiple paint application techniques (brushes, palette knives, even your fingers) to create layered textures. Then we’ll add feather shapes and white accents for a beautiful, personalized wall accent. Cost is $30. Info: communityartscenter.net, (859) 236-4054

Kid’s Yoga, 11 a.m. Mondays at BCPL, Danville. Promote health and relaxation at this seven-week program designed especially for younger children. This program will be led by Lindley Zanolli. *Registration is required. (For preschool-aged children) Info: (859) 238-7323

Ukulele for U, 6:30 p.m. Mondays at BCPL, Danville. Learn the basics of playing ukulele this summer. Bring your own ukulele or use one of ours, while supplies last. *Registration is required. (Ages 13 and up) Info: (859) 238-7323

Dance Class, 4 p.m. June 28 at BCPL, Danville. Come learn beginning ballet with instructor Michaela Stone. (Ages 9-18) 

Yoga for senior citizens, 10 a.m. Thursdays at A Gathering Place — Danville-Boyle County Senior Citizens, Inc., 569 Jean Drive. Led by Beverly Cochran, volunteer instructor. Open to all senior citizens in the area. Info: (859) 236-2070

Stage Combat for Tweens and Teens, 6 p.m. June 26 at LCPL, Stanford. For grades 6-12, Kentucky Shakespeare will teach how to safely preform a staged fight using hand-to-hand combat and sword play. T Space is limited, registration is required. Info: (606) 365-7513

Tween Summer Book Club, 2 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Participate in trivia and enjoy snacks while discussing books. This month the book is “The Bad Beginning” by Lemony Snicket. Registration is required. (Ages 9-13) Info: (859) 238-7323

Kid’s Summer Science Club (ages 5-8, 11:30 a.m. June 28 at BCPL, Danville. Explore STEM through fun science experiments. (Due to a special performance, the 5/6 and 7/8 Science Clubs will be combined this week.) Info: (859) 238-7323

Wednesday Family Artworks,  11 a.m. June 27 at LCPL, Stanford. Creating a sports key chain. Family is welcome, young children must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited, call the library to register. Info: (606) 365-7513

Adulting 101: Basic How-To’s for Ages 16-25, 6 p.m. Tuesdays, July 10-31 at LCPL, Stanford. Learn how to do basic adulting tasks. Space is limited, call to register. Info: (606) 365-7513

Adulting: Basic Car Care (Part 1), 6 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville Learn the basics of how to keep yourself safe on the road and your car running smoothly. Part 2 will be a hands-on car care workshop held on Saturday morning. Info: (859) 238-7323

Adulting: Basic Car Care (Part 2), 11 a.m. June 30 at BCPL, Danville. At this follow-up hands-on training, you’ll learn how to change a flat tire, check fluids and other parts on a car under the supervision of two skilled mechanics. Info: (859) 238-7323

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

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

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

Third Thursday Morning Book Discussion, 10 a.m. today (Thursday, June 21) at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing “Floor of Heaven” by Howard Blum. Books are available at the circulation desk. Info: (859) 238-7323

Third Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion, 4 p.m. today (Thursday, June 21) at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing “Minding Frankie” by Maeve Binchy. Books are available at the circulation desk. Info: (859) 238-7323

Kid’s Summer Science Club (5/6), 10:30 a.m. today (Thursday, June 21) at BCPL, Danville. Explore STEM through fun science experiments. For ages 5 & 6. Registration is required. Info: (859) 238-7323

Kid’s Summer Science Club (7/8), 11:30 a.m. today (Thursday, June 21)  at BCPL, Danville. Explore STEM through fun science experiments. For ages 7 & 8. Registration is required. 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 work3 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

LEGO Club, 2 p.m. Friday at BCPL, Danville. Build your own unique creation to be put on display in the Children’s Library. Info: (859) 238-7323

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 1st-3rd grade. 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 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 ….

Steel Appeal: Steel Drum & Percussion, 1 p.m. today (Thursday, June 21) at BCPL, Danville. Catch a free performance by a steel drum and percussion academy from Campbellsville. Info: (859) 238-7323

Miss Tunis’ Birthday Celebration, 1 p.m. today (Thursday, June 21) at BCPL, Danville. Miss Tunis was the librarian for 50 years. Enjoy cake and music as we celebrate her 134th birthday. Info: (859) 238-7323

Teen Rock Band, 5:30 p.m. today (Thursday, June 21) at BCPL, Danville. Rock out to classic songs with instruments on PS3. (Ages 13-18 )Info: (859) 238-7323

ASL Conversation Group, 6 p.m. today (Thursday, June 21) 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

Kentucky Derby Museum Day, 5 p.m. today (Thursday, June 21) at LCPL, Stanford.  An interactive family program, then at 6 p.m., a more in-depth look at the history of the Kentucky Derby and the impact on our state. 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, held in Community Room. Info: (859) 238-7323

Baby Lapsit, 10:30 a.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Join us for stories, songs, and nursery rhymes. This program is for infants up to 12-months and their caregivers, held in Children’s Library. Registration is required. Info: (859) 238-7323

Kid’s Yoga, 11 a.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Promote health and relaxation at this seven-week program designed especially for younger children (preschool-aged). This program will be led by Lindley Zanolli. Registration is required. 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

Inter-County Reptiles & Amphibians, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at BCPL, 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. (BCPL Community Room) Info: (859) 238-7323

Mindfulness Monday, 6:30 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Enjoy a quiet space to practice meditation and mindfulness, led by Santosh David Smith. This month will feature a mindfulness bead bracelet craft. Info: (859) 238-7323

History Café: Trash, Treasures, & the Passing of Time, 6 p.m. June 28 at BCPL, Danville Jerry Sampson will be on hand to answer questions about personal archives. Info: (859) 238-7323

Wild Earth: safariLIVE, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 29 at BCPL, Danville. Watch an award-winning, expert hosted live sunset safari, broadcast directly from the wilderness in South Africa and Kenya. (BCPL Community Room) Info: (859) 238-7323

Teen Trivia, 4 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. Go head-to-head with your peers in a battle of wits. No Googling allowed in this quiz show format. (Ages 13-18) Info: (859) 238-7323

The Mark Wood Fun Show, 10:30 a.m. June 28 at BCPL, Danville. This entertaining show uses comedy, magic, juggling, and audience participation to show the importance of reading. This is a free, ticketed event. Tickets will be given out 30-minutes prior to the start of the show. (BCPL Community Room) Info: (859) 238-7323

Reptiles and Amphibians Program, 11 a.m. July 19 at LCPL, Stanford. Learn about some amazing reptiles and amphibians that live in Kentucky. This is a family-friendly program and is free and open to the public. Program presented by Inter-County Energy Cooperative. Info: (606) 365-7513

Tuesday night programs, 6 p.m. Tuesdays through July 31 at LCPL, Stanford. Every Tuesday, kids of all ages can enjoy a special program at the library. May 29, Sports Science; June 5, Minecraft Club; June 12, LEGO Club; June 19, Connecting with Circuits; July 3, LEGO Club; July 10, Finding Our Way: A Mapping Program; July 17, Minecraft Club; July 24, LEGO Club; July 31, Intro to Coding. Young children must be accompanied by an adult. Info: (606) 365-7513

Tween & Teen Painting Night., 5:30 p.m. July 19 at LCPL, Stanford. Grades 6-12 may join for a night of painting a ballet dancer silhouette. Space is limited, registration is required. Info: (606) 365-7513

Birds of Prey, noon July 21 at LCPL, Stanford. Join as the Liberty Nature Center tells about their birds of prey; participants will get to meet and learn about some of their awesome raptors. 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. 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