Weekender, August 29
Published 1:02 pm Thursday, August 29, 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
Larry Bitensky and Catherine Thomsen, 8-11 p.m. Saturday at The Still at Ambrabev, 522 Techwood Drive, Danville.
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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
Campbellsville Folk Fest, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday on Main Street in Campbellsville. Artists from all over the country will be performing including headliners Chance McCoy (Old Crow Medicine Show), Tyler Hilton (One Tree Hill) and Hush Kids. Info: bringbackthefolk.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: 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. Info: neweditionsgallery.com
FOTL Film Series: Screwball Comedies, 7 p.m. Sept. 5 at BCPL, Danville. In this 1937 film, a soon-to-be-divorced couple set out to scuttle each other’s prospective marriages in typical screwball fashion.
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
Homeschool Art Program, 1 p.m. Friday 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.
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
Adult Dungeons & Dragons Club, 4:30 p.m. Sunday 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 18 and up.
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.
Tween Book Club, 4:30 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. The book selection for this month is Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson. Register and pick up a free copy of the book at the library. For ages 9-13. (BCPL Storytime Room)
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.
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STEAM Lab: Lemon Volcanoes, 4:30 p.m. today (Thursday, Aug. 29) at BCPL, Danville. Try out a STEM activity with lemon volcanoes! Experiment with chemical reactions using baking soda and citric acid from lemons to make a great smelling volcano! For ages 9-13.
Homework Help, 3:30-5 p.m. Wednesday at BCPL, Danville. All school ages can work on homework at the library. Librarians will be there to help with any questions. Laptops with access to tutor.com will be available to use. Snacks will be provided.
Beyblades Battle, 4:30 p.m. Sept. 5 at BCPL, Danville. Play with others in a beyblade battle. Personal beyblades are welcome. The library will provide some beyblades and the arena. All youth ages are welcome. (BCPL Community Room)
For Me, for You, for Later: First Steps to Spending, Sharing, and Saving, 10 a.m.-noon today (Thursday, Aug. 29) at LCPL, Stanford. Toddlers and preschoolers and their caregivers will participate in a variety of fun activities focused on making choices, exploring value, learning about saving, spending and sharing, and answering common money questions. Presented by the Lincoln County Community Early Childhood Council.
Friday Night @ the Fort, 6 p.m. Friday at Logan’s Fort in Stanford. Kenny Baldwin, local reenactor and owner of the “The Church” restaurant in Junction City, will tell us about cooking in the 18th Century. Participants should bring a dish to share and a lawn chair. Hot dogs are provided beginning at 6 p.m., program starts at 7 p.m.
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.