Weekender, November 8
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Habitat Hoedown, 3 p.m. Dec. 9 at Southside Christian Church, 1950 Danville Road in Harrodsburg. A benefit for Mercer County Habitat for Humanity, featuring Natalie Berry Marshall and The Right Guys Band. Tickets: (859) 734-5086, Habitatmercer@gmail.com
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.
Straight Whiskey, 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.
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.
Humanities Exhibit of 19th c. French Bronze Sculptures, through Nov. 9 at Aegon Gallery in the Jones Visual Arts Center, South Beatty Avenue on Centre College’s campus. Aegon Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; gallery will be open Saturday. Up next: A CTIP project by Van Dang, Sara Dewitt and Muzi Yan; Nov. 12-30.
Lunn Sweet: Backroad Botanicals, through Dec. 22 at New Editions Gallery, 500 W. Short St., Lexington. New works by a Lexington Master Craftsman, beloved as a teacher, innovator and designer, this new series of frescos further explores the beautiful countryside in Kentucky’s back roads. Opening reception 5-8 pm. Nov. 16. Regular hours 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Info: eweditionsgallery.com.
Annie Jr., Nov. 29-Dec. 2 and Dec. 6-9 at West T. Hill Comunity Theatre, Danville. A classic musical by Charles Strouse, Martin Charin and Thomas Meehan. Shows are 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: westthill.net, (859) 319-0205.
Auditions for “The Other Side of the Mountain,” Dec. 9-10 at West Wing, 137 N. Third St., Danville. Written by West T. Hill Community Theatre’s friend, Catherine Bush, an award-winning play set in Appalachia. A drama/comedy that conveys a clash of cultures, shattered dreams and secrets best left alone. It reminds audiences that once you’ve seen the other side of the mountain, you can never go back. Roles available for four women and three men, will be directed by Kolton Winfield. Production dates are Feb. 9-10 and 15-17.
A Charlie Brown Christmas, Nov. 9-11 and 16-18 at Ragged Edge Community Theatre, 111 S. Main St., Harrodsburg. The whole Peanuts gang is on hand as Charlie Brown tries to discover what Christmas is all about. Performances 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Special 3 p.m. performance Nov. 17 benefitting the Mercer County Community Endowment. Tickets: raggededgetheatre.org, (859) 734-2389.
Friends of the Library Fall Film Series: Comedies, 7 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Nov. 8) 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. Info: (859) 238-7323
Indoor Drive-in Movie, 5:30 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Decorate a box as your dream car, then watch an animated movie in your “car” while snacking on popcorn. Movie shown is the recent sequel to a popular film about a family of superheroes. Rated PG, 120 minutes.
Theatorium, 6 p.m. Nov. 15 at BCPL, Danville Come see movies from the early 1900s that were shown at The Theatorium in the Clemens Hotel (located where Weisiger Park is now).
TIS THE SEASON
Craft Bazaar and Bake Sale, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 9-10 at Grace Free Will Baptist Church, 4281 Hayley Road, Lexington. Variety of inspiration items, woodcrafts, quilts, foods and Christmas gifts for sale. Info: (859) 327-6758, (859) 893-1619, email@example.com.
Luncheon Bazaar, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 16-17 at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 1125 Danville Road, Harrodsburg. Handcrafted items and gift baskets will be sold, as well as a bake sale featuring homemade cakes, pies, cookies, candy, fruit cakes, sourdough bread and more. Raffle items and a silent auction will also be held. Visitors may dine in on soups, sandwiches, desserts and a drink for $5. The event will be 9 a.m.-5 p.m., with the luncheon held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. both days. Proceeds benefit church and Christian Life Center.
Boyle County Homemakers are hosting a Holiday Craft Week, Dec. 3-7, at 10am each day, at the Boyle County Extension Office. Mon. 12/3, Lined Stocking Class, $5.00; Tues. 12/4, Holiday Wreath, $15.00; Wed. 12/5, Holiday Ornament, $7.00; Thurs. 12/6, Holiday Cards, $8.00; Fri. 12/7, Placemats OR Potholder & Hot Pad, $7-10.00. Registration deadline is 11/28. Call 859-236-4484 for more information and to register.
OUT AND ABOUT
Pints for Pets Pup Crawl, 6-10 p.m. Nov. 24 in Danville. An annual benefit for Danville-Boyle County Humane Society, join them in raising a glass in support of the thousands of pets served by DBCHS every year. New “watering holes” featured this year as well as food trucks, also held on Shop Small Saturday. Pre-register at dbchs.org/pintsforpets. Check back later to read more on this event.
Make Mobile Apps, 2 p.m. Sunday at BCPL, Danville. Dr. Michael Bradshaw will show how to make mobile apps for Android devices. Equipment provided. Space is limited and registration required. Call the library to register. For 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
Munchkin & Me (18months to 3 years), 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays 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. Info: communityartscenter.net
Adult Education/GED Class, 5 p.m. Mondays at BCPL, Danville. Offered by the Boyle County Adult Ed/GED Program, earn your GED for free, held in Conference Room. Info: (606) 922-6819
Adult Ed/GED, 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Thursday at The Presbyterian Church of Danville, 500 W. Main St. Free program offered to help obtain GED. Enrollment in an online GED Prep program is also available at no cost. Info: (606) 922-6819
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.
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.
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
Chess Club, 2 p.m. Saturday at BCPL, Danville. Meet and play with other chess players in the community. All ages and levels are welcome.
Kids Book Club, 4 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. Participate in trivia and enjoy snacks while discussing books from the series of Geronimo Stilton and Magic Tree House. The program will run for four weeks. For ages 6-8. Registration required.
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.
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.
Girls who Code Club, grades 3-5, 4:30-5:15 p.m. Nov. 27; Dec. 17; Jan. 15 and 20; and Feb. 19 at LCPL, Stanford. For grades 6-12 (enter club code KY9345 when registering), 5:30-7 p.m. Nov. 27; Dec. 18; Jan. 15 and 29 ; Feb. 19; March 5 and 10; April 23; and May 7. Register at hq.girlswhocode.com, or contact Amanda Gearhart at (606) 365-7513, email@example.com. For grades 3-5, enter code KY9344 when registering; enter KY9345 for grades 6-12.
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.
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.
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 ….
Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale, 1 p.m. today (Thursday, Nov. 8) through Saturday. Held in the Library Rotunda.
Coloring & Conversation, 6 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Nov. 8) 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.
Danville Writers Group, 5:30 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. A group of individuals who enjoy writing and sharing their work. All writers are welcome.
Second Monday Book Discussion Group, 3 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. This month the book selection is “Behold the Dreamers” by Imbolo Mbue. Copies are available at the circulation desk.
Escape the Crate: Outlaw, 4 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. Teens are invited to grab some friends and try this escape room adventure. Work together to solve the puzzles and escape the crate. For ages 13-18.
The Mathematics of Games, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville Game theory is a serious topic of study in mathematics, but it is also a lot of fun for all ages. Dr. Carl Lee will discuss game theory while we play and analyze a selection of games together. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Third Thursday Morning Book Discussion, 10 a.m. Nov. 15 at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing “A Dog’s Purpose” by W. Bruce Cameron. Books are available at the circulation desk.
Third Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion, 4 p.m. Nov. 15 at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing “All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr. Books are available at the circulation desk.
NaNoWriMo: Come Write In, 4:30 p.m. Nov. 15 at BCPL, Danville. Participate in National Novel Writing Month by writing a 50,000 word novel in one month. Halfway through NaNoWriMo, come in to continue writing your novel or get feedback from other writers. For ages 9-18.
ASL Conversation Group, 6 p.m. Nov. 15 at BCPL, Danville. Practice using American Sign Language in casual conversation at this “Community Requested-Community Led” group. All levels are welcome.
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.
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.
Short & Sweet Desserts, 10 a.m. Friday at LCPL, Stanford. Program is presented by Rita Stewart from the Lincoln County UK Extension office, registration required.
Handmade Christmas Tags, 1 p.m. Monday at LCPL, Stanford. Get prepared for the upcoming holidays by creating your own handmade gift tag, registration required.
Logan’s Fort Under the Stars, 5-8 p.m. Nov. 17 at Logan’s Fort Park, MLK St., Stanford. Open to all interest levels: beginner to expert. You are welcome to bring your own telescope or binoculars; however the Library will provide some telescopes. Dress for the weather. Bring a chair or blanket and flashlight (red filters will be provided by the library). Please arrive promptly to avoid light pollution from car headlights.
Primitive Christmas Ornaments, 4-6 p.m. Nov. 28 at LCPL, Stanford. Make an ornament for yourself and one to be used to decorate trees at the Logan’s Fort Christmas Open House. A variety of design ideas and natural materials will be provided. Open to adults and children, registration required.
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.
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. Family Story Hour, 6 p.m. Nov. 15 at LCPL, Stanford. Families with children of all ages are welcome to attend.