Weekender, August 15

Published 6:56 pm Wednesday, August 14, 2019

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Music Legends, 3 p.m. Sunday at Ragged Edge Community Theatre, 111 S. Main St., Harrodsburg. The second of the Barbara and Pete Chiericozzi Concert Series where local singers perform as music icons, including Dolly Parton, Adele, Elvis, and Johnny Cash and June Carter. Tickets are $10. Info: raggededgetheatre.org, (859) 734-2389.

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

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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.

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


“Young Frankenstein,” by Mel Brooks, 2:30 p.m. Sunday and 6:30 p.m. Monday at West T. Hill Community Theatre (WTH), 117 Larrimore Lane, 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: karenlogue@hotmail.com

“Fruitcakes,” by Julian Wiles, 2:30 p.m. Sept. 8 and 6:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at WTH, Danville. A comedy/drama that includes a mixture of hard-as-rocks fruitcakes, three-dozen Christmas Trees, 10,000 Christmas lights and a town of nutty characters. Roles available for four women, four men, six boys and seven girls. Production dates will be Dec. 5-8 and 12-15. Info: karenlogue@hotmail.com


“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.


Saturday Matinée, 2:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at BCPL, Danville. Superheroes team up to save the universe one more time in this epic finale. (2019; Rated PG-13; 181 min)


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


Homeschool Art Program, 1 p.m. Aug. 30 at Garrard Arts Center, 206 Lexington Road, Lancaster. Classes will be taught by former arts and humanities teacher, Fran Fens and artist Bobbie Gayle Lewis. This program will satisfy Kentucky Core Curriculum for Arts & Humanities. Pre-registration required. Info: (859) 334-0422.

Teen DIY: Design a Bullet Journal, 4 p.m. Aug. 22 at BCPL, Danville. . Get organized with a bullet journal. Learn how to use this tool that helps track the past, organize the present, and plan for the future. Supplies provided. For ages 13-18.

Tween DIY: Locker Décor, 4:30 p.m. Aug. 22 at BCPL, Danville. Make your own decorations and supplies for your school locker, including picture frames, magnets, and a travel first aid kit. For ages 9-13.

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: jcain807@hotmail.com, (606) 669-3040


Classic Games Club, 2 p.m. Saturday 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.

Tween Dungeons & Dragons Club, 4:30 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 10-13.

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.


Third Thursday Morning Book Discussion, 10 a.m. today (Thursday, 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. today (Thursday, 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. today (Thursday, 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.

Teen Space, 4 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Gather and play Nintendo Switch, eat pizza, and get creative. For ages 13-18.

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)

KidStir, 4 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. This month we will be having a tea party and learning dining etiquette. For ages 5-8. Registration required.

Stranger Things Escape Room (for adults), 6 p.m. Aug. 22 at BCPL, Danville. The library will host an escape room based on the hit show Stranger Things. Use your wits and limited resources to solve the puzzles and escape before time runs out. For ages 18 and up.

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.

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.