Weekender, Jan. 24
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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.
Karaoke, 7:30 p.m.-midnight Friday at Garden Club, Junction City. Cover is $10. Info: (859) 583-1100.
Johnny Holland, 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.
OUT AND ABOUT
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. Friday 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. Saturday 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
“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. today (Thursday, 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.
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.
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 How-To: Make Soups and Stews, 6 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Learn how to make homemade soups and stews to keep you warm this winter. Presented by UK Cooperative Extension Service.
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: email@example.com, (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: 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, 4 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Learn to code at the Library at this self-paced class. No experience required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register. For all students in grades 6-12.
Tween Book Club, 4:30 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. This month’s book selection is “Nevermoor” by Jessica Townsend. For ages 9-13.
Kid’s Science Club, 4 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. Perform various winter-themed science experiments. This week we’ll be making erupting snowballs. Registration is required. For ages 6-8.
LEGO Club, 4 p.m. Feb. 1 at BCPL, Danville. Build your own unique creation. All youth ages are welcome. (BCPL Storytime Room)
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.
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 ….
History Café: Vintage Valentines, 6 p.m. tonight (Thursday, 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.
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)
Teen Tabletop Games, 4 p.m. Jan. 31 at BCPL, Danville. Play tabletop games including Werewolf, Settlers of Catan, Dead of Winter, and more. For ages 13-18.
Robotics Makerspace, 6 p.m. Jan. 31 at BCPL, Danville. Play around with beginning coding and program robots including Dash & Dot, Code & Go Mouse, Code-a-pillar, and Robot Turtles board game. All ages are welcome.
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.