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Weekender, August 9

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.

Showdown, 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. Every Saturday, a door prize will be awarded for tickets drawn for a $100 prize.

Fredia’s Country Music, 7:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 4221 Dry Ridge Road, Liberty. Cost is $6 at the dorr. A new band plays every weekend, family-friendly environment. Info: (606) 706-8596

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

Lee Cruse, Aug. 24-25 at Pioneer Playhouse, Danville. A special comedy weekend to cap off the oldest outdoor theater in Kentucky. TV funnyman Cruse will perform two nights of stand-up.

Info: pioneerplayhouse.com, (859) 236-2747.

VISUAL ART

En Plein Air — featuring the Plein Air Artists of Central Kentucky, Monday through Aug. 31 at Community Arts Center (CAC), 401 W. Main St.   Info: communityartscenter.net (859) 236-4054

Keep Your Clothes on!, through Sept. 8 at New Editions Gallery, 500 W. Short St., Lexington. Admission is free. No nudes allowed in this figurative show featuring Gayle Cerlan, Roy Ruiz Clayton, Marcia Cone, Larry Forgard, Carlos Gamez de Francisco, Angie Reed Garner, Joyce Garner, Melissa Hall, Rodney Hatfield, Georgia Henkel, John Lackey, Bob Lockhart, Lora Murphy, Helene Steene, Sharon Weiss, and Deborah Westerfield. Regular hours are 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Info: neweditionsgallery.com.

OUT AND ABOUT

Lunch with the Arts: Robert Schalkoff, noon-1 p.m. Wednesday at CAC, Danville. Schalkoff will discuss Japanese pottery and glassware. Cost is $5, $3 for students. Info: communityartscenter.net

Summer Sizzle Karaoke contest, 7 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 8 at Leo’s Restaurant, 237 Lexington Road in Lancaster. Held as a fundraiser for the Garrard Community Art Center’s new building. Entry fee is $20 for first try, and $10 for each additional song. Each weekend, three contestants will pass on to the finals in September. Cash and prizes will be presented on finals night. Info: BG Lewis, (859) 948-6988, or email contact@garrardarts.com.

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

CLASSES/CAMPS

Cement Leaf Birdbaths, 6-8 p.m. Aug. 14 and 28 at CAC, Danville. For teens and adults, $35. Info: communityartscenter.net

Wheel-Thrown Pottery, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays, Aug. 20-Oct. 1. For ages 14+, $160. Info: communityartscenter.net

Starry Night Studio: Anchored, 6-9 p.m. Aug. 21, at CAC, Danville. Cost is  $35. Info: communityartscenter.net

Ceramic Bookends Workshop, 5-6:30 p.m. Aug. 21 and Sept. 4. For ages 7+, $35. Info: communityartscenter.net

Dance Class, 4 p.m. Thursdays at BCPL, Danville. Come learn beginning ballet with instructor Michaela Stone. (Ages 9-18) Info: (859) 238-7323

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

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

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.

Beginner guitar, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays (beginning Aug. 21) at Garrard Education Center (GEC) 322 W. Maple Ave., Lancaster. Cost is $65 per six weeks. Info: Deronda.sears@garrard.kyschools.us

Beginner ukulele, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays (beginning Aug. 21) at GEC, Lancaster. Cost is $65 for six weeks. Info: Deronda.sears@garrard.kyschools.us

Intermediate guitar or beginner dobro guitar, 6:30-7:30 p.m Thursdays in room 200 of GEC, Lancaster. Cost is $65 for six weeks. Classes led by Ron Scott. Registration is due by Aug. 20.

The classes will be held in Room 200 of the Garrard Education Center, and led by Instructor Ron Scott. Info: Deronda.sears@garrard.kyschools.us

Martial Arts, grades K-3 held 5-6 p.m. Thursdays; grades 4-6 held 6:15-7:15 p.m. Thursdays at GEC, Lancaster. Cost is $55 for six-week session, payment due with registration by Aug. 16. Info: Deronda.sears@garrard.kyschools.us

Jump into Spanish, 4:15-5:15 p.m. Mondays at GEC, Lancaster. New club led by Claudia Lucas, open to grades K-5. Cost is $25. 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

Crafters Who Care, 6 p.m. Mondays 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

Second Monday Book Discussion Group, 3 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. This month the book selection is “Little Bee” by Chris Cleave. Copies are available at the circulation desk at the library. Info: (859) 238-7323

Third Thursday Morning Book Discussion, 10 a.m. Aug. 16 at BCPL, Danville This month we’ll be discussing “Hidden Figures”  by Margot Lee Shetterly. Books are available at the circulation desk. Info: (859) 238-7323

Third Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion, 4 p.m. Aug. 16 at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing Skipping Christmas by John Grisham. Books are available at the circulation desk. Info: (859) 238-7323

Minecraft Club, 6 p.m. Tuesdays 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 ….

Nature’s Thyme Herb Group, 7-8:30 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Aug. 9) at GCEO, Lancaster. Juday Bagan, from Panther Totem Blessings, will discuss and demonstrate “smudging,” which is the burning of herbs or medicinal plants, usually sage, cedar,or sweetgrass along with blessings or prayer. Panther is a Native American descendant, educated by her grandmother; she and her husband own a small farm in Harrodsburg and grow and process medicinal herbs.  Reservations required. Info: (859) 792-3026.

Coloring & Conversation, 6 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Aug. 9) 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. Info: (859) 238-7323

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

Family Game Night, 4-7 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. All ages are invited to come play a wide variety of board games. Both classic and newer games will be available. Pizza will be served.  Info: (859) 238-7323

Danville Writers Group, 5:30 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. This group provides an atmosphere where members can share their creative work and receive helpful feedback.  Info: (859) 238-7323

Rock Painting, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 16 at BCPL, Danville. Design and paint rocks with fun designs or to spread messages of kindness. All ages are welcome. Info: (859) 238-7323

ASL Conversation Group, 6 p.m. Aug. 16 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

Night at the Museum, Aug. 17-18 at CAC, Danville. Open to second- through sixth-graders, $40 (younger siblings in grades K-1 will be considered on a case-by-case basis). Info: communityartscenter.net

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.