Weekender, Feb. 28
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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.
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.
Karaoke, 7:30 p.m.-midnight Friday at Garden Club, Junction City. Cover is $10. Info: (859) 583-1100.
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.
“Anne of Green Gables,” March 14-17 and 21-24 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. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: westthill.net, (859) 319-0205
Auditions for “Moon Over Buffalo” 2:30 p.m. March 24 and 6:30 p.m. March 25 at WTH, Danville. A popular situation comedy with a little bit of slapstick. It basically takes place in a theatre setting as a veteran acting couple are getting ready to perform a classical play. A misunderstanding about a critic coming to see their performance leads to hilarity. Carol Burnett starred on Broadway in 1995 and it was a huge success. Roles for four women and four men; cold readings from script. Production dates: May 9-12 & 16-19.
OUT AND ABOUT
Wilderness Trail Distillery First Friday, 6-9 p.m. Friday at 4095 Lebanon Rd, Danville. Free music by country musician Coby Langham. Food and cocktails for sale.
Jane’s Authentic Cocktail Society, 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at Jane Barleycorns, 130 S. Fourth St. A new cocktail featured every week using premium spirits and other ingredients. To view cocktail for week, join Jane’s Authentic Cocktail Society on Facebook. Also, special multi-course dinners offered tonight (Thursday, Feb. 14) and Friday. Reservations necessary. Info: exploretock.com/janebarleycorn, (859) 324-5036.
Contra Dances, with caller Kristen Planeaux and band Berea Castoffs, 8-11 p.m. Saturday (beginner lesson 7:30-8) at Artworks at the Carver School, 522 Patterson St., Lexington. Cost is $9/adults, $6/students and first-timers. Caller Judy Goldsmith and open band (pick-up musicians welcome), 8-10:30 p.m. March 8. Cost is $8 and $5. Info: (859) 552-5433, tda.ws.
French Cinema, 6 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Socialize with other French speakers while enjoying a French film and refreshments.
Adult Education GED Class. 5 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Earn your GED for free. Offered by the Boyle County Adult Education GED Program. Info: (606) 922-6819.
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
Jewelry bag sewing class, 2-4 p.m. or 4-6 p.m. March 14 at the Boyle County Extension Office, 99 Corporate Drive, Danville. Basic sewing skills required. Call for list of supplies and to register; cost is $8. Info: (859) 236-4484.
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
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
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.
Real Estate Workshops, a series of free classes, offered 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Feb. 21, and 10-noon March 2 at GEC, Lancaster. Includes home buying; how to sell a house; veterans and the disabled; and loans. Limit of 15 per workshop, registration required. Info: email@example.com.
Insurance Basics, 5-7 p.m. March 7 at GCCE, Lancaster. A free workshop about what affects your insurance rate and what’s not covered on a homeowner’s policy. Registration required. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org, (859) 792-3018, ext. 1121.
Money Management for Couples, 5-6 p.m. March 14 at GEC, Lancaster. For those who argue over money management or would like more money-saving information. Led by Join Katie Farthing, State Farm Insurance agent. Free, registration required. Info: (859) 792-3018, email@example.com
Youth Martial Arts, 5-6 p.m. Thursdays, March 21-May 2 at GEC, Lancaster. Open to ages 4-12; cost is $55, payment and registration due March 21. Info: (859) 792-3018, firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.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: firstname.lastname@example.org, (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 email@example.com to register. For all students in grades 6-12.
Kids Book Club, 4 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. In this 4-week book series, children will read and discuss books from Geronimo Stilton and Magic Tree House book series. Snacks will be provided. Registration is required. For ages 6-8. (BCPL Storytime Room)
Homeschool Book Club, 3 p.m. March 7 at BCPL, Danville. The book selection for this month is The “Toothpaste Millionaire” by Jean Merrill.
LEGO Club, 4 p.m. March 1 at BCPL, Danville. Build your own unique creation. All youth ages are welcome.
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 ….
Play-Reading Week, 6:30 p.m. March 25-28 at West’s Wing, 137 N. Third St., Danville. Join us as we bring back our popular week of table readings. An informal setting where we will read plays we are considering for our 40th anniversary season; participants may come and go as they please. Refreshments served. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Build LEGO Hogwarts Castle, 4:30-7:30 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Feb. 28) at BCPL, Danville. Help build the new LEGO Hogwarts Castle set, which contains over 6,000 pieces. Call the library for more details. For ages 9-18.
United Way Tax Preparation Assistance, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at BCPL, Danville. Available by appointment only; call 211, text KYTAX to 898-211, or visit uwbg.org/CKEEP for more information or to schedule your appointment.
Family Game Night, 4-7 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. All ages are welcome to come play a wide variety of board games. Food will be provided by the Boyle County FCS extension office.
AARP Tax Preparation Assistance, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide services are available free to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special attention to those 60 and older. Serves individuals on a walk-in, first come / first serve basis. Must bring last year’s tax return, photo ID, and social security card.
Author Chat with Silas House, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. In partnership with Centre College and Doherty Library, BCPL will be hosting an audience-driven discussion with Silas House prior to his discussion and reading of his new book, Southernmost, at Centre College in the evening.
Beyblades Battle, 4:30 p.m. March 7 at BCPL, Danville. Play with others in a beyblades battle. Personal beyblades are welcome. The library will provide some beyblades and the arena. For ages 9-13.
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.
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.