Weekender, Jan. 17

Published 4:19 pm Wednesday, January 16, 2019

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.


Dawn Osborn, George Heard (“Harmonica Red”) and Lindsey Olive, 6-9 p.m. Feb. 1 at Wilderness Trail Distillery, 4095 Lebanon Road, Danville. Red Harmonica has performed with a variety of well known artists, from The Neville Brothers to Los Lobos. Food by The Caterer and cocktails for sale.

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.

Email newsletter signup

Karaoke, 7:30 p.m.-midnight Friday at Garden Club, Junction City. Cover is $10. Info: (859) 583-1100.

Cross Country, 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.

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.


What Keeps You Up at Night?, through Feb. 15 at Aegon Gallery in the Jones Visual Arts Center, South Beatty Avenue on Centre College’s campus. An exhibit by the Society for Photographic Education Multicultural Caucus Portfolio; curated by Tomiko Jones. Hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.


Wilderness Trail Distillery Valentine’s Day event, 2-4 p.m. Feb. 9. Master Distiller Shane Baker will lead a tour and tasting of the bourbon and rye. Cost: $50 per couple, including a souvenir tasting glass. Reservations only. Info: (859) 402-8707, wildernesstrailky.com

Contra Swing Shift Dance Festival, 6:30-11 p.m. Jan. 25 at Artworks at the Carver School, 522 Patterson St., Lexington. Dance workshop and/or open dancing, 6:30-8 p.m.; dance with caller Jesse Edgerton and The Rippers, 8-11 p.m. Call or see website for admission. Info: (859) 552-5433, ltda.ws

Contra Swing Shift Dance Festival, 1:30-11 p.m. Jan. 26 at  Russell Acton Folk Center, 212 Jefferson St., Berea. Dance workshop and  open dancing, 1:30-5:30 p.m.; potluck dinner, 6-7 p.m.; open swing and waltz, 7-7:45 p.m.;  dance with caller Jesse Edgerton and The Rippers, 8-11 p.m. Call or see website for admission. Info: (859) 985-5501, swingshift.ltda.ws, bereacontradance@gmail.com


Auditions for “Anne of Green Gables,” 2:30 p.m. Sunday and 6:30 p.m. Monday at West T. Hill Community Theatre (WTH), 117 Larrimore Lane, Danville. The classic and beautiful story of young orphan Anne Shirley sent to live with Marilla and Mathew Cuthbert on Prince Edward Island.  Anne brings vitality, life and unexpected love into the lives of an aging brother and sister, not to mention the entire community of Avonlea.  Roles available for five women, four men, four girls (10-18) and three boys (10-18); production dates are March 14-17 and 21-24; directed by Karen L. Logue. Info: karenlogue@Hotmail.com.

“The Other Side of the Mountain,” Feb. 8-10 and 15-17 at WTH, Danville. An award winning play by Catherine Bush, this drama/comedy conveys a clash of cultures, shattered dreams and secrets best left alone. It reminds us that “once you’ve seen the other side of the mountain, you can never go back.” Performances are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: westthill.net, (859) 319-0205.


Let it Snow Crafting, 4:30 p.m. Jan. 24 at BCPL, Danville. Make a variety of snowflakes using art supplies, including origami paper, clothespins, straws, popsicle sticks, and pipe cleaner. For ages 9-18.

Homeschool Music, 11 a.m.-noon Thursdays through Feb. 21 at CAC, Danville. Grades K-8 join us for a six-week exploration of music theory and practice. Details are still forming but this will be a fun, hands-on class that introduces several different musical style and instruments. Cost is $60.

Elements of Painting (for Kids), 4-5 p.m. Thursdays through Feb. 7 at CAC, Danville. For grades 4-8, a four-week class where students will be introduced to the fundamental techniques of acrylic painting, including color mixing, shading, brush strokes, and more. Cost is $40.

Kids Art + Yoga, 9:30-11 a.m. Saturdays through Feb. 9 at CAC, Danville. For grades K-5, students will learn how to connect mind and body through art and movement. Each week, children will spend time relaxing their minds and bodies through yoga, then create some intuitive, free-flowing artwork. Students should bring a yoga mat or towel to class. Cost is $60.

Yoga, noon-1 p.m. every Saturday through February at Wilderness Trail Distillery, Danville. Instructor Macaulay Minton will lead classes, which are free through January. Participants must bring own mats. Info: (859) 402-8707.

Hand-Lettering Workshop, 6-8 p.m. Jan. 22 at CAC, Danville. In this class, you will learn the basics of hand lettering including typography, pairing different lettering styles, making compositions, and more. Cost is $20.

Intro to Printmaking, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 24-Feb. 28 at CAC, Danville. For teens and adults, this beginner-level class introduces students to the basics of printmaking, including image selection, block preparation and carving, and image transfer techniques. No drawing experience is required for this class. Cost is $140.

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

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

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

Cotillion Class, 6:30-8 p.m. Fridays, Feb. 1-28, and March 15 and 22 at CAC, Danville. For sixth-eighth grades, introduce a new generation to this charming Southern tradition. Led by Whitney Thomas, owner and director of Danville Dance Company. Cost is $100.

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

Martial arts, 5-6 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 7-March 14 at GED, Lancaster. For children ages 5-12, a six-week session. Cost is $55 and due with registration by Feb. 7. Info: deronda.sears@garrard.kyschools.us, (859) 792-3018, ext. 1121.

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: 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


Origami Club, 4:30 p.m. Friday at BCPL, Danville. Improve your skills at origami by trying out new projects using tutorials with varying levels of difficulty. For ages 9-13.

Teen Book Club, 4 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be reading Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson. Pick up your free book at the Circulation Desk. For ages 13-18.

Kid’s Science Club, 4 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. Perform various winter-themed science experiments, including slime. Registration is required. For ages 6-8.

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

Tween D&D Club, 4:30 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Come play this popular role-playing game in a social group setting. Food, refreshments, and gaming supplies provided. No experience is necessary. Registration is required. For ages 10-13.

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


Third Thursday Morning Book Discussion, 10 a.m. today (Thursday, Jan. 17) at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing “One Step Ahead of Hitler: A Jewish Child’s Journey Through France” by Fred Gross. Books are available at circulation desk.

Third Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion, 4 p.m. today (Thursday, Jan. 17) at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing “The Boston Girl” by Anita Diamant. Books are available at circulation desk.

Master Builders, 4:30 p.m. today (Thursday, Jan. 17) 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 (BCPL Storytime Room)

Friends of the Library Annual Meeting & Tea, 5 p.m. today (Thursday, Jan. 17) at BCPL, Danville. Featuring the Kentucky Chautauqua performance “Madeline McDowell Breckinridge: Votes for Women!” by Kelly O’Connell Brengleman. All are welcome to attend.

ASL Conversation Group, 6 p.m. tonight (Jan. 17) at BCPL, Danville. Practice using American Sign Language in casual conversation at this “Community Requested-Community Led” group. All levels are welcome.

Crafters Who Care, 6 p.m. Mondays. Knit and crochet hats and scarves for those in need. No experience necessary.

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. (BCPL Community Room)

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)

History Café: Vintage Valentines, 6 p.m. Jan. 24 at BCPL, Danville. Join us for a look at the Dubois Collection of Valentines, donated by Kathy Watcher, then make your own vintage-inspired valentines.

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, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, for children 18 months to 2 years old; Preschool, 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, for children 3-5; Homeschool, 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays.

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.