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Weekender, May 9

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. 

MUSIC

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.

Live music at Mae Johnson’s White Barn, 8 p.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday, 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.

STAGE

“Moon Over Buffalo,” May 9-12 and 16-19 at West T. Hill Community Theatre (WTH), 117 Larrimore Lane, Danville. A popular situation comedy by Ken Ludwig that was a great comeback success on Broadway for Carol Burnett.  A classical acting husband and wife team are preparing to impress a critic, but his identity is mistaken and chaos ensues.  Relationships go haywire in  this “play within a play” that will make audiences laugh out loud.  Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets:  tickets.westthill.com, (859) 319-0205

VISUAL ART

Centre Senior Art Majors Exhibit, Friday through May 19 at The Aegon Gallery in the Jones Visual Arts Center at Centre College, 209 Beatty Ave., Danville. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; exhibit will be open also noon-6:30 p.m. May 12. A public reception for the artists will be 5-6:30 p.m. May 12. Gallery hours are 9:00-4:00, Monday through Friday unless otherwise noted.       

Murmur: An Encaustic Installation by Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch, through July 6 at New Editions Gallery, 500 W. Short St., Harrodsburg. A large-scale installation with nature at its core. Opening reception 5-8 p.m. May 17 for Gallery Hop. Info: neweditionsgallery.com

MOVIE

Second Sunday Matinee, 2 p.m. Sunday at BCPL, Danville. Watch a WWII film about U.K. Prime Minister Winston Churchill who must rally Great Britain to war against Nazi Germany. (Rated PG-13, 125 min) Refreshments served.

OUT AND ABOUT

Jane’s Authentic Cocktail Society, 5 p.m. Thursdays at  Jane Barleycorns, 130 S. Fourth St.  A new craft cocktail featured every week using premium spirits and other ingredients. To view cocktail for week, join Jane’s Authentic Cocktail Society on Facebook. Info: exploretock.com/janebarleycorn, (859) 324-5036.

Contra Dance, with caller Jerome Grisanti and open band (pick-up musicians welcome) 8-10:30 p.m. Friday (beginner lesson 7:30-8) at Artworks at the Carver School, 522 Patterson St., Lexington. Cost is $8/adults, $5/students and first-timers. Info: (859) 552-5433, ltda.us

CLASSES/CAMPS

Time to Think About Mowing, 6:30 p.m. tonight (Thursday, May 9) at BCPL, Danville. Learn how the efficient Austrian scythe is the perfect tool for lawn mowing. Presented by Dr. Ken Keffer.

CAMPCAUSEWELOVETOACT/IRISH UPLIFT, July 22-26 at WTH, Danville.  Camp will take place each day 10 a.m.-3 p.m., lunch provided. Classes in music, singing, drama, dance and performance, then weekend showcases. Cost is $150; some scholarships available. An adult camp will also be offered July 29-Aug. 2, with weekend showcases; cost is $150. Registration will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 23 at West’s Wing, 137 N. Third St. Info: karenlogue@hotmail.com

KidStir, 4 p.m. Wednesday at BCPL, Danville. A cooking class for kids to make fun and delicious food. This month we’ll be celebrating National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day by making a variety of desserts with chocolate chips. Registration is required. Call the Library to register 859.238.7323. For ages 5-8.

Adult Education GED Class, 5 p.m. Mondays at BCPL, Danville. Earn your GED for free. Offered by the Boyle County Adult Education GED Program. 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

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

CLUBS

Adult Dungeons & Dragons Club, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday 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 19+.

Classic Games Club, 2-4 p.m. May 18 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. (BCPL Mahan Gallery)

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.

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 ….

2019 Jeanne Penn Lane Celebration of Kentucky Writers: Writers Showcase, noon-5 p.m. May 18 at BCPL, Danville. This event will feature numerous authors, poets, writers, and journalists with a Kentucky connection.

Food for Fines, through May 31 at BCPL, Danville. A program giving patrons an opportunity to pay off a portion of their current overdue fines with food donations. The donated food will be given to the local food pantry. A list of acceptable items is available at the library.

Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale, 1 p.m. today (Thursday, May 9)  through 3 p.m. Saturday at BCPL, Danville. Sale will be held in the Library Rotunda.

STEAM Lab: Airplanes, 4:30 p.m. today (Thursday, May 9) at BCPL, Danville. Use engineering skills to construct airplanes you can fly using paper, clothespins, straws, and cardboard. For ages 9-13. (BCPL Storytime Room)

Coloring & Conversation, 6 p.m. tonight (Thursday, May 9) 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.

Evening Book Discussion, 6:30 p.m. tonight (Thursday, May 9) at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing “Sword of Summer” by Rick Riordan. Books are available at the circulation desk.

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.

Second Monday Book Discussion Group, 3 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. This month the book selection is “The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend” by Katarina Bivald. Copies are available at the circulation desk at the Library.

Teen Dungeons & Dragons, 4 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 13-18.

Escape the Crate: Extinction, 4 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. At this special event, be transported back in time to the age of dinosaurs. Work with other players to overcome the puzzles before time runs out. Ages 13-18.

Foam Slime, 4:30 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Make crunchy foam slime by adding beads to your favorite slime recipe. For ages 9-13.

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

Third Thursday Morning Book Discussion, 10 a.m. May 16 at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing “Murder at the Vicarage” by Agatha Christie. Books are available at the circulation desk.

Third Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion, 4 p.m. May 16 at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing “Dewey: The Small-Town Cat Who Touched the World” by Vicki Myron. Books are available at the circulation desk.

Talk of the Town, 4 p.m. May 16 at BCPL, Danville. The award-winning Danville High School Forensics Team will perform dialogues and monologues they have written and developed for speech and debate competitions. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Master Builders, 4:30 p.m. May 16 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

Shady Lawn Garden: Creation, Destruction, and Restoration, 7 p.m. May 16 at BCPL, Danville. Jim Coy will discuss the creation, destruction, and restoration of Shady Lawn Garden, located on his farm in Madison County, Kentucky. The farm has been in the Coy family since 1795. This is the story of ordinary farming folks who have been on the same land for a very long time and how the gardens became as much a part of their lives as the woods, pastures and crops in the fields. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Wilderness Trail Cruise-In, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. May 25. Show off your cool rides. All makes and models welcome. Food for sale by Hill Of Beans BBQ, and grilled hotdogs and hamburgers by Sandy’s Surprises; Wilderness Trail cocktails or Lemons Mill beer for sale. Dash plaques and door prizes. Bourbon Blitzkrieg, a Chicago group, is bringing 70 cars. Info: wildernesstrailky.com, Emily@wildernesstrailky.com, or (859) 402-8707.

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.