Weekender, Oct. 24, 2019

Published 6:44 pm Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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• Pat Morley, Keith Hubbard and Sherri M. McGee, 8-11 p.m. Saturday at Tut’s restaurant, 415 W. Main St. Live music every Saturday.

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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

• 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,” tonight (Oct. 24) through Sunday, and Oct. 31-Nov. 3 at West T. Hill Community Theatre, 117 Larrimore Lane. The popular Broadway musical at its ditziest, glitziest, and funniest.  Mel Brooks pulls out al the stops with divine silliness and a touch of genius.  Brook’s lyrics are bright and witty and each character more outrageous than the next.  A campy parody of the classic horror film inspired by Mary Shelley’s novel about a scientist who uses dark methods to animate a monster. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: westthill.com, (859) 319-0205

• “Bad Dates,” Oct. 31-Nov. 7 and Nov. 7-10 at Caldwell House, 2011 N. Maple Ave, Danville. An award-winning play by Theresa Rebeck, a comic look at the risky world of dating while actually holding a job. On opening night, audience members are invited to tour the house and a reception will be offered with desserts and mocktails. Seating in the double parlor is limited. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: danvillearts.org, (859) 319-1204.

• “The Common Man,” a one-night only performance of readings and music from Maurice Manning’s book, 8 p.m. Nov. 9 at WTH, Danville. Featuring the Falcon Theatre out of Newport, Ky. Manning is a former performer with WTH from his younger years, and was a runner-up to the Pulitzer Prize in poetry. Tickets: westthill.com, (859) 319-0205


• Harvey’s Trivia Night, 7 p.m. Mondays at Harvey’s, 120 S. Fourth St., Danville. Hosted by Mike Archer, cost is $20 per team for up to six members. Gift cards  and T-shirts awarded to the top three winners, as well as other goodies that vary weekly.

• 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

• Trivia Night, 7 p.m. Thursdays at The Still at Ambrabev, 522 Techwood Drive, Danville, for Family Feud-style trivia. Different topics each Thursday.

• Taste of the Trace, benefit for CASA of the Bluegrass, Nov. 8 at Buffalo Trace Distillery, 113 Great Buffalo Trace, Frankfort. Inaugural event featuring food, libations, live music and interactive axe-throwing. Distillery will also offer VIP tours. Tickets are on sale now; all proceeds benefit abused and neglected children in Central Kentucky through CASA of the Bluegrass. Tickets: casaofthebluegrass.org.


• “Collage Madness: The Creative Scissorship of Connie Estes Beale and John Andrew Dixon.” Exhibit up 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.

11th Annual Autumn Open Studio, 1-4 p.m. Nov. 2 at Kathleen O’Brien’s Sunwise Studio Annex, 875 Phillips Lane, Harrodsburg (near Shaker Village). Artist O’Brien will celebrate the grand opening of her new studio, complete with decking and heat. Art will feature her new gouache botanical and bird paintings, as well as antique bead jewelry. Several items will be on sale. Visitors can stroll the trails of O’Brien’s Monarch waystation, bird watch from the decks or renovated solarium. Info: kathleen-obrien.com


• 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


• 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, 4-7 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. (BCPL Community Room)

• Kids Book Club, 4 p.m. Tuesday at BCPL, Danville. . Read a different book each week from either Geronimo Stilton or Magic Tree House. Discuss the books, participate in trivia, and enjoy snacks. Registration is required. For ages 5-8.

• 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.


• Teen Space, 4-7 p.m. today (Thursday, Oct. 24) at BCPL, Danville. Bring your friends and hang out while we play Nintendo Switch, eat pizza, and get creative! For ages 13-18.

• DIY Costume Makeup, 4:30 p.m.  today (Thursday, Oct. 24) at BCPL, Danville. Try out costume makeup tips and tricks to create a perfect look. For ages 9-13.

• Howl-O-Ween: Dog Costume Contest, 1 p.m. Saturday at BCPL, Danville. Dogs and their owners who like dressing up are invited to participate in a costume contest at the library. Prizes will be awarded. All dogs (and humans) must be well behaved. In case of inclement weather, event status will be posted on the library’s website on Friday evening. Held in Library Park, but canceled for rain.

• History of the Clemens-Caldwell House, 3-5 p.m. Sunday at BCPL, Danville. In partnership with the Scarlet Cup Theater, Rob Caldwell will show slides and talk about the history of the Caldwell family and the historic home on Harrodsburg Road in Danville, the location of the next Scarlet Cup production, Bad Dates.

• Zombie Prom, 4:30 p.m. Oct. 31 at BCPL, Danville. Come dance, make crafts, play games, and eat spooky snacks to celebrate Halloween. Costumes encouraged. For ages 9-18.

• Fall Escape Room, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 31 at BCPL, Danville. A thrilling escape room with a Halloween theme, just in time for the season. For ages 18 and up. (BCPL Conference Room)

• Adopt a Plush Puppy, through Oct. 31 at BCPL, Danville. October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, and patrons can adopt a plush puppy from the Children’s Library. Pick up a reading log and stuffed puppy, then read to it during the month of October for 10 hours. Turn in the completed reading log for a chance to win a bigger plush puppy at the end of the month.

• 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. (BCPL Storytime 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.

• 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.

• 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.

• 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.

• NaNoWriMo Write-in for Adults, 1-3 p.m. Nov. 2 at BCPL, Danville. November is National Novel Writing Month. To celebrate, we’re setting aside space for our local writers to stop by and focus their creativity. Snacks and writing supplies provided. For ages 18 and up.

• NaNoWriMo Kick-off Party, 2 p.m. Nov. 2 at BCPL, Danville. Aspiring authors are invited to play writing games to brainstorm and start writing for National Novel Writing Month. For ages 9-18.

• 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