Weekender, March 14

Published 3:48 pm Wednesday, March 13, 2019

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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.

Fired Up, 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.

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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 Matthew 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. 


Women in Art exhibit reception, 4-5 p.m. Tuesday at Boyle County Public Library (BCPL), 307 W. Broadway, Danville. In celebration of Women’s History Month, patrons are invited to enjoy an exhibit featuring artwork created by local women artists as well as artwork that highlights women. Refreshments will be available; held in Mahan Gallery, the event is co-sponsored with the Arts Commission of Danville/Boyle County. Info: boylepublib.org, (859) 238-7323

Curating Centre, through March 29 at Aegon Gallery, inside the Jones Visual Arts Center, 209 Beatty Ave., Danville. The exhibit is by Centre art history students. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays.

Bob Lockhart and Michael Rohde – Spirited Meditations, opening reception 5-8 p.m. Friday at New Editions Gallery, 500 W. Short St., Lexington. Award-winning artists Lockhart and Rohde have had extensive careers teaching and exhibiting and can be found in museums and private collections across the county. Includes drawings, ceramic creatures and weavings. Info: neweditionsgallery.com


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.


Family Movie Night, 5:45 p.m. March 21 at BCPL, Danville. In this animated 2018 film, a teenager is bitten by a radioactive spider and gains some amazing abilities. Popcorn and drinks will be provided. (Rated PG, 117 mins.)


Jewelry bag sewing class, 2-4 p.m. or 4-6 p.m. today (Thursday, 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.

Money Management for Couples, 5-6 p.m. tonight (Thursday, 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, deronda.sears@garrard.kyschools.us

Spring Break Camp, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 1-5 at CAC, Danville. For grades K-5, cost is $150; single-day reservations available for $40. Info: communityartscenter.net

Starry Night Studios: Magnolia Morning, 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at CAC, Danville. Llama Sunflowers, 6-9 p.m. March 27. Cost is $35 per studio.

Quilling Workshop, 5-6:30 p.m. March 21 and 28 at CAC, Danville. Instructed by Sue Routin, cost is $30.

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, deronda.sears@garrard.kyschools.us

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 third Saturday 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 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.

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.

Classic Games Club, 2-4 p.m. Saturday at BCPL, Danville. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon playing classic games such as chess, Scrabble, checkers and more. Practice with old friends or meet some new ones. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

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.

Kids Book Club (week 4), 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.

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


DIY Comic Book Magnets, 4:30 p.m. today (Thursday, March 14) at BCPL, Danville. Create magnets to decorate your locker or more, using cut outs from comics. For ages 9-18.

Coloring & Conversation, 6 p.m. tonight (Thursday, March 14) 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.

Medicare Made Clear, 6:30 p.m. tonight (Thursday, March 14) at LCPL, Stanford. Richard Manarchy will present an interactive educational seminar covering Medicare basics. Offers an understanding of Medicare Parts A B C and D, who is eligible, coverage options, enrollment times and what to do next. Registration required. Info: (606) 365-7513

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.

Tween Dungeons & Dragons, 4:30-7:30 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.

Amazing Creatures of the Galapagos Islands, 7 p.m. Monday at BCPL, danville. Katie Bright and Dan Moran will share pictures and stories of their visit to the Galapagos Islands in 2018. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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.

The Western as American Myth, noon-1 p.m. Tuesday at CAC, Danville. Part of the spring arts appreciation lecture series, led by Dr. Stacey Peebles; cost is $10 at the door, $5/students. Info: communityartscenter.net

Third Thursday Morning Book Discussion, 10 a.m. March 21 at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Books are available at the circulation desk.

Third Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion, 4 p.m. March 21 at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing “Joy for Beginners” by Erica Bauermeister. Books are available at the Circulation Desk.

Master Builders, 4:30 p.m. March 21 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)

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:  karenlogue@hotmail.com

Almost in the Air: Robert Johnson and the Blues, noon-1 p.m. March 26. Part of the spring arts appreciation lecture series, led by Stanley R. Campbell; cost is $10 at the door; $5/students.

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.