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Weekender, September 13

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 bobbie.curd@amnews.com.

MUSIC

Ugandan Kids Choir Concert, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Friday at CAC, Danville. The children in the Ugandan Kids Choir are known for their musical talents and their joyful performances. They sing traditional African songs, play authentic African instruments, and dance in their colorful African attire. Cost is $5/adults, $2/students at the door.

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.

Whiskey Train, 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 door. 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.

VISUAL ART

Horizon: Contemporary Landscape, at CAC, Danville. This annual, juried exhibition draws entries from across the country as artists test the limits of landscape art. This exhibit is housed in the Grand Hall on the first floor and continues in the upstairs hallway gallery.

Reflections, by The Gathering Artists, at CAC, Danville. The longest-standing local artist society presents a collaborative exhibit organized around a single theme. This exhibit is housed in the Farmers National Bank Gallery on the second floor.

Opening receptions for both will be 5:30-7 p.m. Friday. Openings are free and family-friendly; meet the artists, beer/wine available for purchase and light appetizers served. Info: communityartscenter.net

MOVIES

Lawn Chair Theater: Date Night Edition “La La Land,” Saturday at dusk in Constitution Square Historic Site. Popcorn, drinks and wine/beer sold with all proceeds going to downtown Danville events and promotion. Movie rated PG-13. Movie-goers invited to bring lawn chairs and blankets.

Friends of the Library Fall Film Series: Comedies, 7 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Sept. 13) at Boyle County Public Library (BCPL), 307 W. Broadway St., Danville. Introduction and post-film discussion led by Charles Vahlkamp, held in Community Room. Films are listed on the Library’s website. The event is free

AUDITIONS

Annie Jr., 2:30 p.m. Sept. 23 at West Wing and 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at West T. Hill Community Theatre (WTH), 117 Larrimore Lane, Danville. A classical musical with roles for all young actors is sure to please.  Little Orphan Annie meets Daddy Warbucks.  This fun show includes all the wonderful characters from Miss Hannigan to Rooster & Lily, to all the orphans and Warbucks’ staff.  They all join in this endearing story with Christmas scenes and heart tugging songs. Roles available for a large cast of children, ages 5-18. Production dates are Nov. 29-30, Dec. 1-6 and 6-9. Info: karenlogue@hotmail.com

STAGE

A Red Plaid Shirt, Sept. 14-16 and 21-23 at WTH, Danville. A story about retirement, love, marriage and relationship.  A laugh out loud but poignant character study of aging and everything that goes along with “aging gracefully” – not! Directed by Steve Sleeper, cast is Mike Crocetti, Julie Taylor, Mark Porter and Mary Carol Porter. Shows go up 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: westthill.net, (859) (859) 319-0205.

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

Summer Sizzle Karaoke contest, 7 p.m. Saturdays through Saturday 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

Contra Dance, with caller Abigail Hobart and open band (pick-up musicians welcome) 8-11 p.m. Saturday (beginner lesson 7:30-8) at Artworks at the Carver School, 522 Patterson St., Lexington. Cost is $8/adults, $5/students and first-timers. Info: (859) 552-5433 or ltda.ws

CLASSES/CAMPS

Kids Visual Arts (PK4-3rd grade), 4-5 p.m. Wednesdays through Dec. 5 at CAC, Danville. Students will be introduced to a range of artistic styles and mediums, including learning about famous artists and their work. Cost is $40 per 4-week session.

  Munchkin & Me (18months to 3 years), 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays through May 17 at CAC, Danville. Introduce your tiny artist to the arts in this free, drop-in class for toddlers and their caregivers. The program combines art-making with literacy activities.

Starry Night Studio: Floating Maple Leaf, 7-9 p.m. Sept. 25 at CAC, Danville. Cost is $28. Van Gogh’s Olive Trees, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 3. Cost is $35. Info: communityartscenter.net

Soulshine Painting — Intuitive Leaves, 7-9 p.m. Sept. 27 at CAC, Danville. Make creative choices as you layer on the paint. Scarlet will guide you through creating a layered, acrylic abstract painting using several different tools and applications. This is a free-flowing class open to all ages and abilities. Cost is $25, all ages welcome. Info: communityartscenter.net

Lunch with the Arts — Johann Van Niekerk, noon-1 p.m. Sept. 19 at CAC, Danville. Join Centre College professor Johann Van Niekerk for an exploration of the music that characterized the time of transition from colonial power to independence and the ways in which this music has served as a tool for dialogue, humor, and reconciliation in the years since. The session will feature informal musical contributions by students from Centre College. Cost is $5 at the door; $3/students. Info: communityartscenter.net

Clay Workshop – Leaf Bowls, 5-6:30 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 1-15 at CAC, Danville. n this class, you will use basic hand-building techniques to create a shallow bowl, formed from overlapping leaf shapes. Cost is $35/ages 7+. Info: communityartscenter.net

IKids Visual Arts (session 2), 4-5 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 3-31 at CAC, Danville. 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. Cost is $40, for grades PreK4-3rd grade. Info: communityartscenter.net

How to Draw People, 4-5 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 4-Nov. 1 at CAC, Danville. In this four-week class, we’ll demystify the process. No previous drawing experience is required. Cost is $40, for grades 4-8. Info: communityartscenter.net

Computer classes: Intro to the internet, 1 p.m. Tuesday at LCPL, Stanford. Sept. 18 class will be Exploring the internet; Sept. 25 will be Gmail. Call or stop by the library to sign up for all three or just the ones you need. Participants must know computer basics like using a mouse and keyboard. Info: (606) 365-7513

Outsmarting your SmartPhone, 5-6 p.m. or 6:15-7:15  Sept. 13 at GEC, Lancaster. Session I of a Tech Savvy class offering tips and techniques. Session II will be offered the same two class times on Sept. 17. Taught by “tech savvy teen” Jacob Guminski, the class will teach different options available to you through your smartphone, such as using coupons straight from your phone, texting pictures and videos and more. Four sessions will be offered, each teaching a different tech subject; cost is $10, due by Sept. 12 to community education office. Info: Deronda.sears@garrard.kyschools.us, (859) 792-3018, ext. 1121

How to use your Ipad/Tablet, 5-6 p.m. or 6:15-7:15 Sept. 20. Session I of a Tech Savvy class offering tips and techniques. Session II will be offered the same two class times on Sept. 27. Taught by  “tech savvy teen” Steven Morgeson Jr.; cost is $10 and due to community education office by Sept. 19. Info: Deronda.sears@garrard.kyschools.us, (859) 792-3018, ext. 1121

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

Adult Group Voice Lessons, 1-2:15 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 18-Nov. 13 at CAC, Danville. Instructed by Barbara Hall, this course is for adults who love to sing and want to learn more about the basic techniques of singing to improve their vocal range, breathing, resonance, and tone quality. Cost is $96.

Painting 101, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 18-Oct. 9 at CAC, Danville. For teens and adults,this course is structured for anyone wanting to explore painting with acrylics. Cost is $90.

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.

  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

Open Coding Club, 4p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Learn to code at the Library. No experience required. Email danville.code@gmail.com to register. For all students in grades 6-12, held in computer lab.

LEGO Club, 4 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

Chess Club, 2 p.m. Saturdays at BCPL, Danville. Meet and play with other chess players in the community. All ages and levels are welcome, held in Community Room. Info: (859) 238-7323

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

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. 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 ….

Science in Play 2Go, through December at BCPL, Danville. Enjoy hands-on activities including Build Your Own Roller Coaster, Ball Fall, and more. This interactive exhibit from the Kentucky Science Center is designed for children, but all ages are welcome to play. Info: (859) 238-7323

Tween Master Builders, 4 p.m. today (Thursday, Sept. 13) at BCPL, Danville. Build or create anything you can imagine with a wide variety of building supplies, including LEGOs, K’NEX, Magna Tiles, marble run tracks, and more. (Ages 9-13) Info: (859) 238-7323

Coloring & Conversation, 6 p.m. today (Thursday, Sept. 13) 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.

Adult Storytime, 9 a.m. Mondays 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

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. Registration is required. (Children’s Library) Info: (859) 238-7323

Cake Pop Decorating for Tweens, 4 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Decorate a cake pop with melted icing, candy and more. (Ages 9-13) Info: (859) 238-7323

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

KidStir, 4 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. A cooking class for kids to make fun and delicious food. This month we’ll make zoodles, fruit kabobs, and eat pumpkin waffles. Registration is required. Call to register; for ages 5-8. Info: (859) 238-7323

Third Thursday Morning Book Discussion, 10 a.m. Sept. 20 at BCPL, Danville This month we’ll be discussing “All the King’s Men” by Robert Penn Warren. Books are available at the circulation desk. Info: (859) 238-7323

Third Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion, 3 p.m. Sept. 20 at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing “Started Early, Took My Dog” by Kate Atkinson. Books are available at the circulation desk. Info: (859) 238-7323

STEAM Lab: Apple Volcanoes, 4 p.m. Sept. 20 at BCPL, Danville.  Experiment on apples this month with a variety of tests. (Ages 9-13) Info: (859) 238-7323

ASL Conversation Group, 6 p.m. Sept. 20 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

Danville’s Tree Initiative, 7 p.m. Sept. 20 at BCPL, Danville. Beau Weston will speak about the ongoing initiative he started to replant hundreds of trees in downtown Danville. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Info: (859) 238-7323

  Pushing the Limits, 6 p.m. Sept. 20 at LCPL, Stanford. A continuation of a series for adults, bringing together books and videos featuring authors, scientists, and everyday people who thrive on exploring the natural world. This month’s featured title is The Wellness Project by Phoebe Lapine. Pre-registration required, copies of program materials can be picked up at the circulation desk. Participants will enjoy a plant based and healthy cooking demonstration, and a light meal. Info: (606) 365-7513

Medicare Made Clear, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at LCPL, Stanford. Presented by Richard Manarchy, find out who is eligible, coverage options, enrollment times, what to do next as well as how you can save money and where to find more information. Info: (606) 365-7513

Harmony Fest, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 4 at GEC, Lancaster. Garrard County Community Education and Friends In Harmony offers a time of music, poetry reading, and light refreshments. Participants are invited to play instruments, sing or share poems. Instructor Ron Scott will be onhand to answer questions about classes offered at the center. Those who want to participate are asked to bring a drink and dish to share. Info: (859) 792-3018, ext. 1121; Deronda.sears@garrard.kyschools.us

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.