Weekender, August 8
Published 1:01 pm Thursday, August 8, 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. Info: (859) 583-9780
The Non-Filters, 8:30-11:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at The Still at Ambrabev, 522 Techwood Drive, Danville. Coming up: The Non-Filters, Aug. 24; and Larry Bitensky and Catherine Thomsen, Aug. 31.
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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. Every Saturday, a door prize will be awarded for tickets drawn for a $100 prize. Information: (606) 365-3417
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. Info: John Hughes, (859) 583-4112
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. Info: (859) 733-0088
Fredia’s Country Music, 7-10 p.m. Saturdays 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
Karaoke, 7:30 p.m.-midnight Friday at Garden Club, Junction City. Cover is $10. Info: (859) 583-1100
10-Minute Play Contest, 2:30 p.m. Sunday and 6:30 p.m. Monday at West T. Hill Community Theater (WTH),117 Larrimore Lane, Danville. An ensemble cast i needed to produce the winning plays from the contest. Roles available for at least five men, five women and five children, of all ages. Some actors will perform in multiple short plays. Production dates are Sept, 20-22. Info: email@example.com
“Young Frankenstein,” by Mel Brooks, 2:30 p.m. Aug. 18 and 6:30 p.m. Aug. 19 at WTH, Danville. Roles available for seven men and two women. Production dates are Oct. 24-27 and Oct. 21-Nov. 3, directed by Karen Logue. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
“Historic Images from Centre College,” through Sept. 16 at Boyle County Public Library (BCPL), Danville. This exhibit, which is on loan from Centre College, features historic photographs drawn from the Centre archives. The photographs include scenes not only from Centre, but also from Kentucky College for Women and the Kentucky School for the Deaf, two local institutions with close historic ties to the College.
“Mix it Up!” through Sept. 7 at New Editions Gallery, 500 W. Short St., Lexington. An annual summer show, this year featuring Patrick Adams, Cheryl Chapman, Marcia Cone, Jaime Corum, Sabra Crockett, Laurie Doctor, Larry Forgard, Carlos Gamez de Francisco, Angie Reed Garner, Joyce Garner, Rodney Hatfield, Philip High, Lesley Humphrey, Shawn Marshall, Felipe Molina, Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch, Chris Segre-Lewis, David Stenulson, Lynn Sweet, Kiptoo Tarus, Sharon Weis, Debbie Westerfield and Carleton Wing. Opening reception is 5-8 p.m. Friday during the Gallery Hop. Into: neweditionsgallery.com.
OUT AND ABOUT
Trivia Night, 7 p.m. Thursdays at The Still at Ambrabev, 522 Techwood Drive, Danville, for Family Feud-style trivia.
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. Info: exploretock.com/janebarleycorn, (859) 324-5036
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
Kids Yoga, 11 a.m. Mondays at BCPL, Danville. A yoga class for kids to promote health and relaxation. Mats will be provided or you can bring your own. Taught by Lindley Zanolli.
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
Tai Chi, 2 p.m. Wednesdays at A Gathering Place, 569 Jean Drive. Open to all senior citizens in the area. Info: (859) 236-2070
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
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
Guitar instruction by Jeff Cain, at CAC, Danville. Info: email@example.com, (606) 669-3040
Teen Dungeons & Dragons Club, 4 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Enjoy a role-playing game in a social group setting. Create fantastic characters and take them through stories, battles, and challenges. Refreshments and gaming supplies provided. New players are welcome. For ages 13-18.
Classic Games Club, 2 p.m. Aug. 17 at BCPL, Danville. Play chess, Scrabble, checkers, cards, Yahtzee and more at the library. Play to meet new faces, or practice your strategy with old friends. Open to all ages and skill levels.
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
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.
AND MORE ….
Wizards Unite Walking Tour, 5 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Aug. 8) at BCPL, Danville. Follow along with the mobile game, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, while enjoying a stroll downtown, learning about historic landmarks highlighted in the game. Note: this tour departs from and returns to Weisiger Park prior to the Heart of Danville’s Main Street Live program.
Coloring & Conversation, 6 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Aug. 8) at BCPL, Danville. Combat stress, promote mindfulness, and enjoy the company of your peers at this coloring club for adults.
2nd Monday Book Discussion Group, 3 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. The book selection this month is “Crowning Glory of Calla Lily Ponder” by Rebecca Wells.
Danville Writers Group, 5:30 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. A group of individuals who enjoy writing and sharing their work. All writers are welcome. (BCPL Conference Room)
Baby Lapsit, 10:30 a.m. Mondays at BCPL, Danville. Join us for stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and finger play. This six-week program is designed especially for infants and their caregivers. Registration required.
Crafters Who Care, 6 p.m. Mondays. Knit and crochet hats and scarves for those in need. No experience necessary.
Perler Bead Make & Take, 5 p.m. Tuesday at LCPL, Stanaford. Participants will create patterns and designs using Perler Beads. Each participant will get to take their creative design home. Info: (606) 365-7513.
Third Thursday Morning Book Discussion, 10 a.m. Aug. 15 at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing Serena by Ron Rash. Books are available at the Circulation Desk. (BCPL Mahan Gallery)
Third Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion, 4 p.m. Aug. 15 at BCPL, Danville. This month we’ll be discussing “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald.Books are available at the Circulation Desk.
Magic the Gathering, 4 p.m. Aug. 15 at BCPL, Danville. Enjoy a fun, challenging card game at the library. Learn how to play Magic the Gathering, a fast-paced strategy card game in a casual environment.
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.
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.
Boyle County Public Library Summer Storytimes: Toddler, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday; Preschool, 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, for children 3-5.
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
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. 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
The Great American Dollhouse Museum, 344 Swope Dr., Danville. Hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Info: (859) 583-8000, thedollhousemuseum.com
Little Paws Piano and Music Studio, 475 West Main St., Danville. Classes like Kindermusik; private instruction available. Info: (859) 319-1066
Opening Act Studio, at Hometown Kids, 440 W. 4th St., Perryville. Theater and performance taught by Emma Steberl; limited scholarships available. Info: (859) 319-6821.