Weekender, September 5

Published 7:46 pm Wednesday, September 4, 2019

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Live music at the Kentucky State BBQ Festival, Friday-Sunday at Wilderness Trail Distillery, 4095 Lebanon Road. For a full line-up of festival events, including live bands, bourbon seminars, VIP events and competitions, visit www.kybbqfestival.com.

Music on Main Street concert, 3 p.m. Sunday at The Presbyterian Church of Danville, 500 W. Main St. Danville. Featuring Gregory Peterson, organist.

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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

Blue Groove Jazz, 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Beaumont Inn, Harrodsburs. With New Orleans trumpeter James Poole, concert will be on the lawn; in conjunction with the Ft Harrod Jazz Festival.

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


“Fruitcakes,” by Julian Wiles, 2:30 p.m. Sunday and 6:30 p.m. Monday 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. Info: neweditionsgallery.com


FOTL Film Series: Screwball Comedies, 7 p.m. tonight (Thursday, 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.

Family Movie Night, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at BCPL, Danville. Watch a new live action film about a genie, a princess, and a street urchin who stumbles upon a magic lamp and wishes to be a prince. Rated PG; 129 minutes. Popcorn and drinks will be available.

FOTL Film Series: Screwball Comedies, 7 p.m. Sept. 12 at BCPL, Danville. In this 1937 film, a small town girl learns she’s not really dying, but feigns sickness when she meets an unscrupulous big city reporter looking for a story.


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


Teen Ukulele, 4 p.m. today (Thursday, Sept. 5) at BCPL, Danville. Sign up for a series of group lessons to learn to play the ukulele. Instruments will be provided to borrow while supplies last. For ages 13-18.

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

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


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.

Open Coding Club, 4 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Learn to code at the Library at this self-paced class. No experience required. Emaildanville.code@gmail.com to register. For all students in grades 6-12.

LEGO Club, Sept. 13 at BCPL, Danville. Build your own unique creation. All youth ages 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

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.


Beyblade Battles, 4:30 p.m. today (Thursday, 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.

Moon Viewing, 10 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Sept. 5) at BCPL, Danville.. Join us for a moon viewing with local astronomer Tom Bryant, who will be bringing his telescope for a closer look. Jupiter and Saturn may also be visible. All minors should be accompanied by a responsible adult.

2nd Monday Book Discussion Group, 3 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. The book selection this month is “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas. (BCPL Mahan Meeting Room)

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)

TACO Tuesday (Tween/Teen Advisory and Community Organization), 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. Get involved with TACO to plan and prepare for library programs. Enjoy tacos, snacks and activities. For ages 9-18.

Coloring & Conversation, 6 p.m. Sept. 12 at BCPL, Danville Combat stress, promote mindfulness, and enjoy the company of your peers at this coloring club for adults. (BCPL Mahan Gallery)

Homework Help, 3:30-5 p.m. Wednesdays 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.

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, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, 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.