Weekender, September 20
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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 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.
Upstage, 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.
Horizon: Contemporary Landscape, at the Community Arts Center (CAC), 401 W. Main St., 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. Info: communityartscenter.net
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. Info: communityartscenter.net
Ché Rhodes ‘95, through Oct. 27 at Aegon Gallery in the Jones Visual Arts Center, South Beatty Avenue on Centre College’s campus. Gallery talk and reception will be 5-7 p.m. Friday. Aegon Gallery hours are normally 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; gallery will be open Saturday, Sept. 22 for family weekend and Saturday, Oct. 27 for homecoming.
Friends of the Library Fall Film Series: Comedies, 7 p.m. Sept. 27 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.
Annie Jr., 2:30 p.m. Sunday (Sept. 23) at West Wing and 6:30 p.m. Monday (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: email@example.com
A Red Plaid Shirt, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday 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. Tickets: westthill.net, (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
Contra Dance, with caller Nick Rockstroh and open band (pick-up musicians welcome) 8-10:30 p.m. Sept. 28 (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
Summer Sizzle Karaoke Finale, 4 p.m. Saturday at the Lancaster Grand Theatre, 117 Lexington Road, Lancaster. First- through third-place singers will battle it out, a result of weekly karaoke contests held to benefit the Garrard Community Art Center’s new location. The event will be emceed by Robert Denny; battles start with third-place winners at 4 p.m., second-place winners at 5 p.m., then first-place and golden buzzer winners at 6:30 p.m. Judges are Becky Horseman, Enrique Ortiz, Dan Waters and Chris Davis. The event will include food trucks.
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 Studios: Floating Maple Leaf, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at CAC, Danville. Cost is $28. Market Bounty, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 18 at Boyle County Cooperative Extension, 99 Corporate Drive, Danville. Cost is $32. 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
Clay Workshop: Leaf Bowls, 5-6:30 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 1-15 at CAC, Danville in 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. Class will be covering 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
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.
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.firstname.lastname@example.org
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.email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org, (859) 209-1265
Piano instruction by Mary DeHaan, at CAC, Danville. Info: (502) 625-6430
Guitar instruction by Jeff Cain, at CAC, Danville. Info: email@example.com, (606) 669-3040
Open Coding Club, 4p.m. Mondays at BCPL, Danville. Learn to code at the Library. No experience required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register. For all students in grades 6-12, held in computer lab.
Tween Great American Read Book Club, 4 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. This month we’re reading “Ghost” by Jason Reynolds (ages 9-13). Info: (859) 238-7323
Teen Great American Read Book Club, 4 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. This month we’re reading “The Fellowship of the Ring” by JRR Tolkien (ages 13-18). 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, 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
Third Thursday Morning Book Discussion, 10 a.m. today (Thursday, 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. today (Thursday, 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. today (Thursday, Sept. 20) at BCPL, Danville. Experiment on apples this month with a variety of tests. (Ages 9-13) Info: (859) 238-7323
Pushing the Limits, 6 p.m. tonight (Thursday, 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
ASL Conversation Group, 6 p.m. tonight (Thursday, 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
Adult How-To: Composting, 6 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Learn the basics of composting from a master gardener. (BCPL Community Room) Info: (859) 238-7323
Robotics Makerspace, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at BCPL, Danville. Try some beginning coding by programming robots “Dash” and “Dot” (all ages).
History Café: Area Disasters, 6 p.m. Sept. 27 at BCPL, Danville. This month learn about local disasters, including the 1860 Danville fire, tornadoes, floods, and earthquakes.
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. Mondays 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
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.email@example.com
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.