Weekender, September 26

Published 5:19 pm Wednesday, September 25, 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

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

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Blue Groove Jazz, Oct. 11 at The Still at Ambrabev, 522 Techwood Drive, Danville.

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


Collage Madness: The Creative Scissorship of Connie Estes Beale and John Andrew Dixon,” through Oct. 31 in the Mahan Gallery of the Boyle County Public Library (BCPL), Danville. This exhibit features the artwork of two talented local collage artists, and will be on display through the end of October. Refreshments will be served. Opening reception will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 3.

Larger than Life,” a collaborative exhibit from the Gathering Artists, through Nov. 1 at Art Center of the Bluegrass (ACB), 401 W. Main St, Danville.

Garrard Arts center opening celebration, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at 206 Lexington St., Lancaster. Grand opening and gallery dedication; ribbon-cutting set for noon Oct. 4. Info: garrardarts.com


FOTL Film Series: Screwball Comedies, 7 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Sept. 26) at BCPL, Danville. In this screwball comedy from 1942, a married couple is down on their luck financially. The wife runs away from the man she loves to save their marriage only to run into The Ale & Quail Club, an eccentric millionaire, and his mad sister.  True love will probably find a way to prevail. Oct 3: In this 1943 comedy, a small town girl wakes up married and pregnant after a going-away party for GIs but can’t remember the groom’s name.


Comedy night, 7 p.m. Saturday at The Still, Danville. Four guest-comedians and special dinner offered.

Garrard County Arts’ Summer Sizzle Karaoke Contest Grand Finale will be Saturday. at the Garrard County Fairgrounds. Sing-offs will compete at 3 p.m. Finals will be at 7 p.m. All funds raised will be used for the benefit of our new Garrard Arts Center.

Trivia Night, 7 p.m. Thursdays at The Still at Ambrabev, 522 Techwood Drive, Danville, for Family Feud-style trivia. Sept. 19, Marvel comics and movies; Sept. 26, Weird Science.

Appalachian Fall Festival, 5-7 p.m. Saturday at Logan’s Fort, Stanford. Live music by Jerry Bowling with the Blind Corn Liquor Pickers, and food, craft and activities sponsored by the high school and middle school clubs. Free copies of the Big Read book, “Burning Bright,” will be given away. This event is the kick-off for the National Endowment of the Arts Big Read program. Info: (606) 365-7513, lcplinfo.org

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

Contra Dance, with caller Naresh Keswani and live band, 8-10:30 p.m. Sept. 27 (beginner lesson 7:30-8) at the Carver School, 522 Patterson St., Lexington. Cost is $8/adults, $5/students and first-timers. Info: (859) 552-5433, ltda.us

Contra Dance, with caller Charley Harvey and band Berea Castoffs, 8-11 p.m. Saturday at Russell Acton Folk Center, 212 Jefferson St., Berea. Cost is $9/adults, $6/students and first-timers. Info: (859) 985-5501, bereacontradance@gmail.com


Diabetes Self-Management Class Series (Part 3), 2:30-5:30 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. This free three-part class series covers the many facets of managing diabetes. Presented by Kathy Crown-Weber, in partnership with the Mercer and Boyle County Health Departments. Registration is required to ensure adequate seating and materials. Call Kathy at the Mercer County Health Department, 859-734-4522 ext 134 to reserve a spot.

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 Francine N. Southerland, a certified yoga 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


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

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.


Disaster Preparedness Month: Severe Weather, 4 p.m. today (Thursday, Sept. 26) at BCPL, Danville. Learn how to stay safe during severe weather, such as tornadoes or winter storms. Presented by Mike Wilder, director of Danville-Boyle County Emergency Management Agency.

STEAM Lab: Popsicle Stick LED Flashlight, 4:30 p.m. today (Thursday, Sept. 26) at BCPL, Danville. Use circuits and positive electrical charge to build your own LED flashlight using a popsicle stick, LED light, conductor, and power source. For ages 9-13.

Master Builders, 2 p.m. Saturday at BCPL, Danville. Build anything you can imagine with LEGO, K’NEX, Brain Flakes, Magna Tiles, & marble run tracks! All supplies will be provided.

Celebrating a Universe of Stories, 2 p.m. Saturday at BCPL, Danville. The library hosted a series of speculative fiction writing workshops over the course of our summer reading program. This Saturday the participants will read selections from the published collection of their work.

Tween Chefs, 4:30 p.m. Monday at BCPL, Danville. Try your skills as a chef with no-bake recipes. This month we’ll be making parfaits. For age 9-13.

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

Family Story Time: Money as You Grow, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at LCPL, Lancaster. The final Money as You Grow offering, children of all ages and their families will learn about money including self-control, follow through, staying true to yourself and flexibility.

Beyblades Battle, 4:30 p.m. Oct. 3 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.

Cardboard Challenge, 2-4 p.m. Oct. 5 at BCPL, Danville. Celebrate Global Cardboard Challenge Day by using all sizes of recycled cardboard to build whatever you can imagine, such as robots, cars, or forts. (BCPL Community 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.

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.

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 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