ALADDIN’S ART GALLERY
The gallery is at the corner of 13th Street and Lexington Avenue in Ashland.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday.
For more information call (606) 325-2597 or email email@example.com. Visit us on Facebook at facebook.com/AladdinsArtGallery.
Banshees is at 240 16th St. in Ashland. For more information, call (606) 694-4079.
THE CLAY CENTER
Free activities at Capitol Market on the second Saturday of each month between 10 a.m. and noon.
‰Aug. 11 through Nov. 11 — Gallery Divided. A head-to-head match-up between Marshall and WVU art faculty
‰Through Sept. 16 — “The Edge of Vision: Abstraction in Contemporary Photography.”
‰Through Sept. 16 — “Artist to Icon: Early Photographs of Elvis, Dylan and the Beatles.”
‰Through Nov. 9, Wednesday through Saturday at noon, 1, 3 and 4 p.m. and Sundays at 1, 3 and 4 p.m. — Bears.
‰Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. — Daughtry.
‰Sept. 23, 8 p.m. — Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo.
‰Sept. 27, 8 p.m. — Earth, Wind and Fire.
‰Family Festival! Daily Family Workshops for all ages (one adult required per family). Registration deadline was June 25. $15 member family and $20 non-member family (four people/family).
‰Through Friday, 10 a.m. to noon — Artful Endeavors I. Grades K through 2. $45 members/$55 non-members. Registration Deadline: July 24.
‰Through Friday, 1 to 3 p.m. — Artful Endeavors II. Grades 3 through 6. $45 members/$55 non-members. Registration Deadline: July 24.
‰Tuesday through Aug. 10, 10 a.m. to noon — Space Camp. Grades 2 through 6. $45 members/$55 non-members. Registration Deadline: July 31.
For ticket information, call or visit the website.
One Clay Square, Charleston; (304) 561-3570. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Visit theclaycenter.org.
FAT CAT ART STUDIO
Featuring original oil paintings and drawings. Artists welcome to bring in works from every medium. All work is original and available for purchase.
Camayo Arcade Suite 24 on Winchester Avenue in Ashland. Open Monday through Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (606) 739-9296. Visit fatcatstudioashland.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE FRENCH ART COLONY
‰Friday through Aug. 26 — "Scenes of Our River Communities" Community Photography Exhibit.
Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.
‰Aug. 10 — 2nd Friday featuring Joey D and the Dub-V’s.
‰Aug. 11, 7 p.m. and Aug. 12, 3 p.m. — “Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” at The University of Rio Grande Fine Arts Center. Tickets $10.
‰Aug. 17, 7 p.m. and Aug. 18 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on the FAC Patio — “Fairy Tale Courtroom.”
‰Sept. 29 and 30, on the FAC Patio — “The Ransom of Red Chief.”
Gates open at 5:30 p.m., music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students (K-College). Food from local vendors, beer and wine will be available. Attendees are asked to bring lawn chairs.
Summer Arts Adventure Camps: Each day is filled with art, games, team activities, creative fun, guests artists and more! Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Open to youth, ages 8 to 14. First week of attendance $80, additional weeks $75.
‰Aug. 13 through 17: “Creative Castle” dragons, damsels and art.
‰Little Artists Day Camps: Open to youth, ages 5 to 7. Cost is $40 per camp. Tuesday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the following dates:
‰Tuesday through Aug. 9 — “Once Upon A Time.”
530 First Ave., Gallipolis; FACs family workshops require advance registration by calling (740) 446-3834. Visit frenchartcolony.org.
GRAYSON GALLERY and ART CENTER
‰Final Friday Art and Antiques Walk from 6 to 9 p.m. on the last Friday of the month.
Through Summer — Partnering with the Cruisin’ Grayson Car Show and featuring collectible, vintage and various show cars nearby.
‰Aug. 31 — Opening Reception for exhibit which will feature a patriotic-themed show to coordinate with the regional Veterans and Vietnam War Memorial traveling exhibit that is coming to Grayson over the Labor Day weekend.
The gallery is available for special showings by appointment.
The gallery is in the former Grayson Fire Station at Carole Malone Boulevard and Third Street and is seeking volunteers for all programs and operations (artists and advocates).. For more information, email Dan Click at email@example.com or call (606) 922-0927. graysongalleryartcenter.weebly.com.
HIGHLANDS MUSEUM AND
‰Gift shop: The museum carries a variety of jewelry for men and women, Candleberry candles and more.
‰Friday, 6 p.m. — Opening reception for Nightscapes Photo Exhibit.
‰Friday through Sept. 4 — Nightscapes Photo Exhibit.
‰Sept. 7 through Sept. 29 — “A River Runs Through It.”
‰”Country Music Heritage Hall.”
‰“C.I. Haeberle Medical Exhibit.”
‰“William E. Martin Military Exhibit.”
‰“The Legacy of Jean Thomas.”
‰”Treehouse of My Own.”
‰“The Aqua Zone.”
The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Cost for adults: $5.50; seniors, students and children: $4.50; Members and children two and younger admitted free.
Phone: (606) 329-8888; Fax: (606) 324-3218; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web address: Highlandsmuseum.com. The museum is at 1620 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.
‰The Daywood Collection. This collection contains important American artists from the mid-19th century up to 1940.
‰The Folk Art Collection. This collection includes more than 200 examples of paintings, drawings, sculpture, textiles and “eccentric” furniture by nationally known and self-taught artists.
‰The Touma Near Eastern Collection catalog. The catalog highlights selected art and artifacts from HMA’s Touma collection, which features 400 objects.
‰The Herman P. Dean Firearms Collection. This collection is the result of a lifetime of collecting. Dean was known internationally for his collection and expertise on the subject of firearms.
‰Through Sunday — “Modern Mexico: Works from the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn University.”
‰Through Aug. 26 — The work of Judy Pfaff.
‰Aug. 18 through Oct. 28 — Walter Gropius Master Artist Series Presents: Enrique Chagoya.
‰Through Oct. 7 — Visiting Inspiration: Twenty Years of Gropius Artists.
‰Through Oct. 7 — The Collection of Alex E. Booth Jr.
‰Through Nov. 18 — “Harvey Littleton: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Glass Studio Movement.”
‰Through April 7, 2013 — American Impressionism. American Impressionists within the permanent collection include: Childe Hassam, J. Alden Weir, John Singer Sargent, Frank Benson, W. Elmer Schofield, and Arthur Meltzer to name a few.
‰Aug. 28, 7 p.m. — Tuesday Tour. Free. Refreshments served.
‰Saturdays, 1 to 3 p.m. — KidsArt Club. Free.
For more information, call (304) 529-2701 or visit hmoa.org.
Jesse Stuart Foundation preserves the human and literary legacy of Jesse Stuart and other Kentucky and Appalachian writers.
‰The JSF will be open Aug. 3 for First Friday Art Walk from 5 to 8 p.m.
‰The JSF is planning an Open House on Friday, Aug. 10 from 1 to 6 p.m. to celebrate Jesse Stuart’s 106th birthday. This special event includes live music, special sales, prizes, birthday cake, and multi-author book signings. Authors include F. Keith Davis, Jack Ellis, James Gifford, Mark Maynard, Ruby Miller, Stacy Nelson, Lewis Nicholls, Edwina Pendarvis, Sam Piatt and Jarrod E. Stephens.
‰The JSF Regional Readers book group meets the last Tuesday of the month at 5:45 p.m. August’s selection is “Run Me a River” by Janice Holt Giles. The book group is open to all and new members are always welcome. The complete reading list for 2012 is available at the JSF website at jsfbooks.com.
‰The JSF is planning an Open House on Friday, August 10 from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm to celebrate Jesse Stuart’s 106th birthday. This special event includes live music, special sales, prizes, birthday cake, and multi-author book signings. Authors include Laura Tracey Bentley, F. Keith Davis, Jack Ellis, James Gifford, Mark Maynard, Ruby Miller, Stacy Nelson, Lewis Nicholls, Edwina Pendarvis, Sam Piatt and Jarrod E. Stephens.
‰The Jesse Stuart Room features Stuart memorabilia, rare books and collectible items.
‰The Leming Art Gallery features works by area artists and photographs by William “Pictureman” Mullins.
‰The Book Store offers a wide variety of new, used and collectible books; fine art prints; pottery; gift items; and Ruth Hunt’s “Blue Monday” candy bars, assorted chocolates, and bourbon balls and mint julep bourbon balls. Also featured are books in the “Images of America” series of local pictorial histories.
‰The Young Readers’ Corner features Jesse Stuart’s junior books as well as books for children by Billy C. Clark and other regional authors; books in the “Childhood of Famous Americans” series; and resources for teachers of reading.
The Jesse Stuart Foundation is located at 1645 Winchester Avenue in downtown Ashland and is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, call (606) 326-1667, visit jsfbooks.com, or friend us on Facebook.
New classes starting Monday and Tuesday: A eight-week, wheel-thrown pottery class will be either Mondays from 7 to 9:30 p.m. or Tuesdays from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the upstairs of the L Style Salon’s Potter's Loft, 1516 Winchester Ave., Ashland. Bill Meadows is the instructor. All skills levels are accepted; students work on their own wheel. For registration information, call (304) 654-9948 or e-mail email@example.com.
LEXINGTON CHILDREN’S THEATRE
‰Sept. 16, 22 and 23, 2 p.m. — Oz. Tickets $17 for adults and $14 for children. Recommended for age 6 and up.
‰Sept. 22, 7 p.m. — Oz. Tickets $17 for adults and $14 for children. Recommended for age 6 and up.
Located at 418 West Short St., Lexington. For more information call (859) 254-4546 or visit lctonstage.org.
PAINTED COW GALLERY
The gallery will celebrate spring and summer with new and exciting original artwork from local artists in a wide variety of styles, colors and sizes, in time for gift giving Father’s Day and graduations.
Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Each Tuesday, the gallery turns into a studio home for an assortment of artists to work on their artwork. Watercolor instructions are also offered by appointment each Tuesday.
Studio home for the Lawrence County Arts Council, 103 S. Main Cross St., Louisa (across the street from the Lawrence County Courthouse).
For more information, call the gallery at (606) 638-1313 or visit paintedcowgallery.com. Also visit the site on Facebook.
The Pendleton Art Center at 1537-1539 Winchester Ave., Ashland, houses the working and retail sale studios of the Tri-State's premier artists with a wide range of talents. Pendleton Studios are open on the first Friday of the month from 5 to 9 p.m. for the First Friday Art Walk in downtown Ashland and the next day for Second Look Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Some studios are open daily; some are open by appointment with the artist. Contact information for artists is available in the lobby.
‰Friday, 5 to 9 p.m. — First Friday. Music provided by Rob Triplett.
‰Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Second Look Saturday.
Stop in and see our new look and new artists.
Artist of the Month
Angie Hall, jewelry, wearable art and photography.
The following classes are offered at the Pendleton:
‰Mondays, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.: Watercolor class with Janet Lester (606) 928-8965 and Sylvia Jackson (606) 928-0257. Call to preregister and get a supply list. Enroll now.
‰Tuesdays: 10 a.m. to noon. Watercolor class with Janice LeBrun. Children’s art classes at 4 p.m. with LeBrun. (606) 329-0048. Beginning watercolor from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with LeBrun (606) 329-0048.
‰Wednesdays: 10 a.m. to noon. — Learn to Draw/Sharpen Your Skills/Learn the Art of Using Color with Sylvia Jackson. (606) 928-0257.
‰Thursdays: 3 to 5 p.m. — Craft classes with Angy Hall (606) 831-3592 and Amy Litteral (828) 713-5862.
For more information about renting a studio, call Denise Spaulding at (606) 465-5589 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or Melanie Osborne (606) 615-0022 or email email@example.com.
For more information about the center, call (606) 920-9863 or visit pendletonartcenter.com.
RENAISSANCE ART GALLERY
‰Mondays, 10 a.m. to noon — Painting (adult) with F. Christian.
‰Wednesdays, 1 to 3 p.m. — Painting and Fine Arts (adult-high school) with S. Tschantz.
‰Wednesdays, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. — Junior drawing with S. Tschantz.
‰Wednesdays, 6 to 8 p.m. — Drawing fundamentals with S. Tschantz.
‰Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon — Painting and Fine Arts with F. Christian.
Unless otherwise noted, classes are taught at the gallery at the old high school, ground floor.
The gallery is open 12 to 4 p.m., Friday and Saturday; 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Studio hours are 10 a.m. to noon, Monday; 1 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday; and 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday.
The gallery is at 900 Eighth St., Suite 20, Huntington. For more information, call (304) 453-3187 or (304) 525-3235. Visit orgsites.com/wv/renaissance or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Month of August — Gary and Lisa Mesa-Giado “Fuse the Muse.”
‰Aug. 31, 5 to 7 p.m. — Opening reception: Gary and Lisa Mesa-Giado Fuse the Muse Exhibit.
Month of September — On the Farm Juried Exhibit.
On the Lawn and Shows
Fridays, noon — Noon Tunes on the Lawn.
‰Friday, 8 p.m. Music by Karly Dawn Higgins. Movie: TBA.
‰Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m — The Little Princess.
‰Aug. 21, 5:30 p.m. — Morehead's Women's Club Ice Cream Social Meeting.
‰Sept. 15, 10 to 6 p.m. — Morehead Arts and Eats Festival.
At 205 E. Main St. in Morehead; open from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call (606) 783-9857 or e-mail email@example.com. rcartscenter.org.
TSHD ARCHITECTS/1414 GALLERY
‰Friday through Sept. 28 — Tri-State Arts Association Summer Exhibition. Featuring works from approximately 40 area artists.
‰Oct. 5 through Nov. 30 — Earth and Sky: Photography works by Jeff Ball.
‰Dec. 7 through Jan. 25, 2013 — Art by MiAppa (Made in appalachia) Artists.
1414 WInchester Ave., Ashland. (606) 393-5190. tshdarchitects.com/the-1414-gallery-at-tshd-architects-p_12.html.
THE UPSTAIRS GALLERY
Thursdays, noon to 3 p.m. — Watercolor classes for beginners and intermediate painters. Call ahead to join. First class is free. Barbara Delligatti, instructor. Cost is $20.
August’s featured artist is Derek Holston of Greenup with his multi media.
‰Friday, 6 to 9 p.m. — Opening reception for Drawing Expressions. Live violin music by Ann Adkins of Ashland. Sidewalk Caricature Artist, Brent Sherman.
‰Friday through Aug. 28 — “Drawing Expressions.” In the Thoroughbred Gallery, 1430 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.
‰Seventh annual photography show in the Thoroughbred Agency office at 1430 Winchester Avenue, Ashland. Tradition black and white photography show. Receiving through Aug. 31 from 10 a.m. to 4 :30 p.m. Closed jury date is Sept. 1. Opening reception during First Friday, 6 to 9 p.m. with awards at 7 p.m.
September’s featured artist will be Chris Hayes, photographer.
‰Sept. 7, 6 to 9 p.m. — Opening for Black and White Photography Show.
Gallery and framing hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and by appointment.
The Upstairs Gallery has new art and gifts available from its 25 Tri-State artists.
The gallery is at 1428 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.
For more information, call Barbara at (606) 325-2470 or (304) 633-4401 or visit yessy.com/TUG.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 23
705 Court St., Portsmouth. For more information, call (740) 353-3030.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 43
Fridays, 7:30 p.m. — Karaoke with Honey B.
Saturdays in August — Silver Strings Band with Ted and Gail.
Wednesdays, 5 to 8 p.m. — Acoustic Jam.
The club is at U.S. 23 and Legion Drive in Raceland. For more information, call (606) 836-8355.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 76
Everyday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. — Happy Hour.
Mondays and Thursdays, 7 p.m. — Karaoke with Stacy.
Fridays and Saturdays, 9 p.m. — Split Decision Band.
Kitchen open nightly except Tuesdays, call for operating hours or to place an order (606) 329-2162.
Banquet room available.
405 20th St. at Carter Ave. in Ashland. (606) 329-2162.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 276
The post is in South Shore.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 93
Mondays — Bingo. Early birds at 5 p.m. Games at 6 p.m. All packs are $5.
For more information, call (304) 453-6722.
302 Eighth St. in Kenova.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 325
Fridays, 4:30 p.m. — Bingo.
Wednesdays — Euchre Tournament. Register before 7 p.m.
Saturdays, 7 p.m. — Karaoke.
The Legion is in Flatwoods. (606) 836-4141.
AMVETS POST 14
Fridays, 7 to 11 p.m. — Karaoke with Bobbi.
Saturdays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Kyote. Beer $1 and free hot dogs from 4 p.m. to close.
Saturdays, 7 p.m. — All-you-can-eat fish fry, $7. No takeouts.
Monday through Saturday, 4 to 6 p.m. — Happy hour.
Every Second Monday, 7 p.m. — Post meeting.
Every Third Monday, 7 p.m. — Ladies auxiliary meeting.
Every Fourth Monday, 7 p.m. — Sons of the AmVets squad meeting.
No cover charge.
The club is at 1425 Chestnut St. in Kenova. (304) 453-3086.
AMVETS POST 95
Saturdays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke with Beth.
Fridays and Wednesdays — Ladies and sons of AMVETS serving food.
Saturdays and Sundays — Bingo.
New members welcome.
The club is off Ky. 2 in Greenup. Call (606) 473-7805 for more information.
ARIEL-ANN CARSON DATER
PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE
‰Saturday — Oboes on the Ohio. Festival begins at 10 a.m. and concert starts at 8 p.m.
‰Through Oct. 6, 8 p.m. — Ohio Valley Symphony.
The center is at 426 Second Ave., Gallipolis. (740) 446-2787 or visit arieltheatre.org.
FOR THE TRI-STATE
‰Aug. 17 through 19 and 24 through 26 — “Crimes of the Heart.”
‰Sept. 7 through 9 and 14 through 16 — “Songs for a New World.”
900 8th St., Huntington, W.Va. For reservations and more information call (304) 733-ARTS. Visit 733arts.org.
‰Fridays and Saturdays in August, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Rock Candy.
First and third Mondays, 7 p.m. — Men’s meeting.
Mondays — A-League darts.
Tuesdays, 7 p.m. — Dart Association; 8 p.m. to midnight — karaoke. Ladies auxiliary will operate the kitchen.
Thursdays, 8:15 p.m. — Blind-draw darts; open mic night and cornhole tournament.
Fridays and Saturdays, 9:15 p.m. — Blind draw darts.
Kitchen is open Mondays from 7 p.m. to close; Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 6 p.m. to close. Pickup orders are available.
The club is at 701 Carter Ave. in Ashland. For more information, call (606) 324-7644.
ASHLAND ELKS 350
Fridays and Saturdays in August, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — Karaoke.
First and Third Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. — Lodge meetings.
Monday through Friday: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Lunch served. Daily specials.
Thursday through Saturday: 6 to 9 p.m. — Dinner served.
900 Carter Ave. Call (606) 325-3557 for lunch specials and carryout orders.
ASHLAND MOOSE 892
‰Saturday — Annual Picnic.
‰Sundays — Golf Scramble. Call (606) 324-4644 to sign up.
Daily drink specials from 3 to 7 p.m.
Activities for Moose members and guests only.
The club is at 2314 Winchester Ave. in Ashland. For more information, call (606) 324-4644.
Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission: $6.
No drugs or alcohol permitted. 2.5 miles off U.S. 52 on Highway 140 North off South Webster, Ohio, exit.
For more information, call (740) 285-2183 or (740) 574-2991.
Saturdays, 8 p.m. live music by TLH and the Beechy Creek Boys. Admission is $5 and children younger than 11 free.
Second Sunday of the month, 1:30 p.m. — Gospel music. Free admission, free food; bring a dish if you like. Donations accepted at the door.
There will be door prizes, 50-50, a restaurant area and a wooden dance floor.
The center is seven miles west of the Greenup Locks and Dam off the A-A Highway on Beechy Creek, Greenup. For more information, call (606) 932- 2011.
BIG SANDY SUPERSTORE
‰Aug. 18 at Harris Riverfront Park — Picnic with the Pops. General Admission $15.
To place ticket orders or charge by phone, go to Ticketmaster.com or (800) 745-3000.
CALLIHAN’S AMERICAN PUB AND GRILL
Today, 7 p.m. — Tim Holmes and the Hired Guns.
Friday, 8 p.m. — Larry Whitt.
Saturday, 7 p.m. — Aaron Miller; 8 p.m. — Keith and Belinda Murray.
Wednesday nights at 7:30 p.m. are jam night hosted by Eddie Riffe.
The venue is at Kyova Mall on U.S. 60.
Hot Summer Nights Concert Series
‰Today and Friday — Folkadelics.
‰Tuesday through Aug. 10 — Wayne County Fair.
Season passes are available for $59.99 per person. Parking passes are $14.99 each. To order, call (866) 8CAMDEN or visit camdenpark.com.
The park is off Exit 6, Interstate 64, Huntington.
‰First Monday of each month, 7 to 9 p.m. — Pickin’ at the Caves.
‰Friday, 6 p.m. — History and Humor, Hummin' and Strummin'. Free.
‰Sept. 5 through 8 — Fraley Festival of Traditional Music.
‰Sept. 15 — 2012 Unbridled Adventure Race Series.
344 Caveland Drive, Olive Hill. Phone (606) 286-4411 or (800) 325-0059.
For more information and reservations, call the park at (800) 325-0059. For a list of the weekend's activities, visit parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/carter-caves/events.aspx.
CHARLESTON CIVIC CENTER
‰Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — Charleston Light Opera Guild presents "Legally Blonde."
To purchase tickets, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.
200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV 25301. (304) 345-1500. Visit charlestonwvciviccenter.com.
THE CHATTER BOX
Tuesdays — Open Mic.
$7 cover charge on band nights.
1404 Poplar St. in Kenova. To place orders or more information, call (304) 453-5007.
Thursdays, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. — Sister Redden Hair.
Located at 1624 Carter Avenue in Ashland. (606) 324-7500.
‰Aug. 16, 11 a.m. — Morning Reading Group. “Rules of Civility.”
‰Aug. 19, 10 a.m. — Non-Fiction Book Group. “No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith.”
Hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday. 159 E. Main Street, Morehead. For more information call (606) 784-8364 or visit coffeetreebooks.com.
COLUMBIA MUSIC ARENA
Aug. 10 — Chris Cagle.
Located at 832 Gallia St, Portsmouth, Ohio.
Saturdays, 8 to 11 p.m. — The Almost Country Club Band.
Reservations are being taken for weddings and receptions.
Admission is $6 for adults; 13 to 18 years, $4; 12 and younger admitted free. Family atmosphere and no alcohol permitted. Concessions available. Open Fridays and Saturdays from 8 to 11 p.m. Cover charge at the door, children 12 and younger admitted free.
The club is at 5405 Roberts Drive in Ashland.
‰Sept. 13, 7:30 p.m. — Lynyrd Skynyrd.
126 Main St., Pikeville. Tickets may be purchased at ticketmaster.com. Visit eastkyexpo.com.
FORT FALLS AND FRIENDS
Restaurant now open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Owner is Audrey Blevins. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults, $6 and children younger than 12 admitted free. At Junction 182 on Carter Caves State Park Road. Half-and-half drawings, cash drawings on every break. Concessions served; no alcohol.
For more information, call (606) 474-6400 or (606) 475-3664.
THE FRAME UP GALLERY
& CAFE ZEAL
Hours: Monday, noon to 3 p.m.; Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday by appointment.
Hard-to-find gift items and custom framing design.
The art of Al Cornet.
Gallery is at 1436 Winchester Ave. in Ashland, across from the Ashland Plaza Hotel. (606) 324-8565. Visit theframeupgallery.com.
Tuesdays, 7 p.m. — River Cities Dart Club.
Wednesdays, 9 p.m. to close — “Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers Jam Night” with Hurricane Hager. All musicians welcome.
Live music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night.
Sundays — Bike Day.
2515 S. Third St., Ironton. (740) 532-8337.
GATEWAY REGIONAL ARTS
"Colored Memories" paintings by Ruth Hunt Wood
‰Friday, 6 to 8 p.m. — Bring Your Beat to the Street!; Summer Drum Circle in the Courthouse Square. Bring Your Drum, free, all ages.
‰Aug. 10, 11, 7:30 p.m. and Aug. 12, 3 p.m. — “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.”
‰Aug. 16, 6:30 p.m. — Open Mic Night. Free.
‰Aug. 17, 6 p.m. — Summer Drum Circle, Courthouse Square.
‰Aug. 18, 10 a.m. — Small Town America Festival, Courthouse Square. Free.
‰Aug. 24, 6 p.m. — Summer Drum Circle, Courthouse Square. Free.
‰Through Saturday — Playhouse and Summer Stock Theatre Camps. Ages 7 through 9 years (9 a.m. to noon daily) and ages 10 through 12 (1 to 4 p.m. daily). $45.
Mondays and Fridays, 9 to 10:15 a.m. — Yoga with instructor Rena Hauck.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday.
Gateway Arts Center is at 101 E. Main St. in Mount Sterling. For more information, call (606) 783-2481 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit gatewayartscenter.com.
GRANNY’S COUNTRY KITCHEN
Fridays — Live gospel music.
Serving breakfast 7 to 11 a.m. and lunch 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Saturday and after 3 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.
The venue is in Willard. For more information, call (606) 474-8186. graysonmealsonwheels.com.
GREENBO LAKE STATE RESORT PARK
‰Aug. 24 and 25 – Summer Scrapbooking Weekend.
965 Lodge Road in Greenup. For more information, call (606) 473-7324 or email email@example.com.
Various packages of lodging and food available. Call (800) 325-0008. http://parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/greenbo-lake/default.aspx.
GREENUP DANCE CLUB
Fridays, 6 to 10 p.m. — Dancing. Admission: $5. Music by Jazz R Us. Concessions for sale. Dances are at Greenup Senior Center, 1617 Ashland Road, Greenup (Applegate Shopping Center).
HERITAGE FARM MUSEUM AND VILLAGE
‰Saturday — Engines, Tractors, Cars.
‰Sept. 1 — Fall Harvest Festival.
3300 Harvey Road, Huntington. For more information, call (304) 522-1244. heritagefarmmuseum.com.
Wednesdays, 7 p.m. — Pool tournament.
Thursdays and Fridays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke with Dave and Christina.
Fridays, 8 p.m. — Euchre tournament.
Saturdays, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — Steel Horse Band.
1305 S. Third St. Guests welcome. (740) 532-4847.
JENNY WILEY THEATER
‰Today, 8:15 p.m. — “The Marvelous Wonderettes.”
‰Friday and Aug. 10, noon — “The Marvelous Wonderettes.”
‰Sunday and Wednesday, 8:15 p.m. — “Honk.”
‰Friday, Saturday, Tuesday and Aug. 9, 10 and 11, 8:15 p.m. — “Grease.”
‰Saturday, 1 p.m. — “Honk.”
‰Wednesday, 1 p.m. — “The Marvelous Wonderettes.”
Proceeds will benefit the theater’s operational budget. (606) 886-9274. jwtheatre.com.
KYOVA GOSPEL MUSIC
‰Friday — The New Vision Trio, The Kidds, The Bluegrass Hymn Trio and John Darin Rowsey.
‰Aug. 10 — The Artrip Family, Open Rail, The Jenkins Family and Greg Mcfarlin.
‰Aug. 17 — The Heavenbound James Gang, The Waymarks, Eternity's Crossing and Rose Fisher.
‰Aug. 24 — His Own, Velvet Blue, The Soulshine Band and Kay Baden.
Concerts begin at 7 p.m. and doors open at 6 p.m.
For more information, call Arnold Sexton at (606) 836-5582; visit kyova.org or email Arnold@kyova.org.
LIVING WITH A CAUSE
“G” entertainment’s upcoming events:
‰Friday — Christian Contemporary/Rock Show with The Appeal, Prisoners of Hope and King Thursday.
‰Saturday — The Jones Trio and The Babbs.
‰Aug. 10 — The Joe Freeman Bluegrass Band.
‰Aug. 11 — Soulshine Drive and Jason Cooper.
‰Aug. 17 — Country Show with Crossroad Station.
‰Aug. 18 — Forever Blessed, The Victory Trio and Kendall and Debbie Woodard.
‰Aug. 24 — Country Show with Terry Hall and the Dave Morrison Band.
‰Aug. 25 — The Greenes and Soulshine Drive.
‰Sept. 8 — Sincere, Divine Destiny and Soulshine Drive.
‰Sept. 14 — The Joe Freeman Bluegrass Band.
‰Sept. 15 — Rita Broyles, Soulshine Drive and Kendall and Debbie Woodard.
‰Sept. 21 — Country/Classic Rock Show with Crossroad Station.
Unless otherwise noted, all shows start at 7:30 p.m. and are always “G” rated.
The venue is at 8805 Ohio River Road, Wheelersburg. Call (740) 574-6000.
For more information and to check updates, go to songs23.com or gentertainmentlive.com.
MARSHALL ARTISTS SERIES
‰Sept. 20, 8 p.m. — John Legend at the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center.
Tickets can be purchased at the Marshall Artists Performing Arts Center. Call (304) 696-3326 or visit marshallartistsseries.org for information.
MOREHEAD THEATRE GUILD
‰Friday through Sunday — “A Little Princess.”
Suitable for 10 and older, unless otherwise noted. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students (with student I.D.). Purchase tickets st moreheadtheatre.org (Paypal), Coffee Tree Books or at the door.
Rowan County Arts Center (Old Courthouse Square), 205 East Main St., Morehead. For more information, call (606) 776-4447 or (606) 784-5669. Visit moreheadtheatre.org.
MOUNTAIN ARTS CENTER
‰Friday, Aug. 10, 24 and 31, 7 p.m. — Front Porch Pickin’.
‰Saturday and Sept. 1, 7:30 p.m. — Billie Jean Osborne’s Kentucky Opry Summer 2012.
‰Sept. 7 and 8, 7 p.m. and Sept. 9, 3 p.m. — School House Rock! Jr. Tickets $11.
To order tickets or for more information, call (888) MAC-ARTS or (606) 886-2623 or visit macarts.com. The venue is at 50 Hall Rogers Drive in Prestonsburg.
MOUNTAINEER OPRY HOUSE
‰Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — No show. Pickin’ in Parsons Festival, Parsons, W.Va.
‰Aug. 11, 7:30 p.m. — David Skeens and Mountain View.
‰Aug. 18, 7:30 p.m. — Bobby Maynard and Breakdown.
Concessions are available in a friendly family atmosphere where there is no smoking or alcohol.
Doors and concessions open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $15, $12 for seniors and $5 for children.
Mountaineer Opry House in Milton, W.Va. is the local hot spot for Bluegrass music in the Huntington/Charleston area. Located at the Milton exit of I-64. Ten minutes east of Huntington or 20 minutes west of Charleston. For more information call (304) 743-5749. mountaineeropry.com.
PARAMOUNT ARTS CENTER
‰Today and Friday, 7 p.m. and Saturday, 3 p.m. — Disney’s Camp Rock, The Musical. Adults $14; Students $10; Lap Seats (children 12 months and under) $5 added to adult ticket.
‰Aug. 11, 8 p.m. — Wynonna and the Big Noise. Tickets start at $45.
‰Aug. 23, 7 p.m. — Guy Penrod. Tickets start at $10.
‰Aug. 31, 8 p.m. — Sean Parsons Quintet. Tickets start at $15.
‰Sept. 11, 7:30 p.m. — Midtown Men. Tickets start at $35.
‰Sept. 14, 8 p.m. — Greg Abate Quartet. Tickets start at $15.
‰Sept. 19, 11 a.m. — French Shoppe. Tickets $10.
‰Sept. 20, 7 p.m. — Don Williams. Tickets start at $35.
‰Sept. 25, 7 p.m. — Schoolhouse Rock Live. Adults $10; Students $8; Lap Seats (children 12 months and under) $5 added to adult ticket.
‰Sept. 29, 7 p.m. — Hillcrest Bruce Choir Festival. Free.
For more information, visit paramountartscenter.com or call (606) 324-3175.
‰Through Saturday — “High Strangeness.”
‰Tuesday through Aug. 18 — “Tuna Does Vegas.”
‰Aug. 24 and 25 — Standup comedy show, starring Etta May.
Performances nightly Tuesday through Saturday. Indoors in case of rain. Every two weeks, a different show! Dinner and show at 7:30 p.m. Show only at 8:30 p.m. 840 Stanford Road, Danville. For more information, call (866) 597-5297 or (859) 236-2747. pioneerplayhouse.com.
‰Sept. 11 through 15 — Poppy Mountain Bluegrass Festival. Check website for lineup and ticket prices.
3715 US 60 East, Morehead. For more information call (606) 784-2277 Office or (606) 780-4192 Campground or email firstname.lastname@example.org. poppymountainbluegrass.com.
PORT CITY CAFE AND PUB
‰Today, 8 p.m. — Poetry open mic with Neil Carpathios.
‰Friday, 9 p.m. — The Interns.
‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — Jeff Valentine’s first Saturday open mic.
‰Aug. 10, 9 p.m. — Karaoke.
‰Aug. 16, 7:30 p.m. — Steve Free.
‰Aug. 17, 9 p.m. — Boosh Hawg.
‰Aug. 18, 8 p.m. — Third Saturday Acoustic Music Jam Session.
‰Aug. 24, 9 p.m. — Karaoke.
‰Aug. 31, 7 p.m. — Amhrain.
424 Chillicothe St., Portsmouth. For more information, (740) 355-9015. theportcitycafeandpub.com.
New shows begin in Oct. 2012.
All shows are $8 and start at 7 p.m., but could be subject to change. The community center is on Ky. 3295, 3.8 miles west of Grayson Lake.
For more information, call Bill Gilbert at (606) 286-5124 or Larry Carroll at (606) 286-5788.
‰Every Thursday, 7 to 10 p.m. — Karaoke with Walt and Missy.
‰Friday — The Kentucky Backroads Band.
‰Saturday — The Red Barn House Band.
Live music every Friday and Saturday from 8 to 11 p.m.
The “Red Barn” on Ky. 7 at Warnock in Greenup County.
Cake and admission ticket giveaway each night.
Admission is $5. Children 10 and younger admitted free.
Flat-screen TV and Wi-Fi available.
Available to rent for individual or company occasions.
No alcohol allowed.
Follow the Red Barn on Facebook at facebook.com/kyredbarn.
For more information, call (606) 922-9346.
ROCK SPRINGS WINERY
All dinners are from 6 to 9 p.m. and include wine tasting (5 wines) at 6 p.m. and a four course meal starting at 6:30 p.m.
The cost is $35 unless other wise stated. 1081 Rock Springs Road, Grayson, Ky. For reservations call (606) 923-9085 or (606) 474-2315. Visit rockspringswinery.biz.
SILVER STRINGS BAND WITH TED AND GAIL
Saturdays in August — American Legion Post 43, U.S. 23 and Legion Drive in Raceland.
STUART’S OPERA HOUSE
‰Saturday, 7 p.m. — A Night with the Legends 2012. Tickets start at $30.
‰Aug. 31, 7 p.m. — Summer Concert Series with The Spikedrivers. Admission is Free.
‰Sept. 1, 7 p.m. — Shovels & Rope. Tickets start at $12.
‰Sept. 21, 8 p.m. — Red Clay Ramblers. Tickets start at $17.
Stuart’s is at 52 Public Square in Nelsonville, Ohio. For more information, call (740) 753-1924 or visit stuartsoperahouse.org.
SUNDAY IN THE PARK
‰Aug. 19, 2 p.m. — The Avalons.
Performances at the Jeremy Shoemaker Amphitheater in the Paul T. Billups Park, adjacent to the Ceredo-Kenova Middle School.
Sunday in the Park is a free, family enrichment program funded by the town of Ceredo. For more information, call (304) 453-6814 or email at email@example.com.
Fridays and Saturdays — Karaoke with Honey Boggs.
719 Oak St., Kenova. (304) 453-4320.
‰Fridays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Pure Country by the Kentucky Valley Boys.
‰Saturdays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Git-er-Done Band.
Free drawing for a free pass to the show and half and half drawing. Admission is $6; those younger than 12 admitted free. Family oriented. No alcohol. Concessions are available. Free parking.
Doors open at 6 p.m.
The venue is at 28 Grahn Road, Olive Hill. For more information, call (606) 286-1420 or (606) 474-8485.
THE V CLUB
‰Today, 10 p.m. — John “The Blues Troll” Taylor.
‰Saturday, 10 p.m. — Prison Book Club, Fifth on the Floor, Small Batch.
‰Aug. 9, 10 p.m. — The Modock Rounders.
‰Aug. 10, 10 p.m. — The Heptanes, Lords of the Highway.
‰Aug. 11, 10 p.m. — The Henry Girls.
‰Aug. 17, 9:30 p.m. — Todd Snider.
‰Aug. 18, 10 p.m. — Byzantine, Horseburner and Saprogen.
‰Aug. 23, 10 p.m. — The Disappearing Man.
‰Aug. 25, 10 p.m. — The Bark-O-Loungers.
Most tickets are available online at etix.com.
741 Sixth Ave. in Huntington. vclublive.com.
VFW POST 8850
Ladies auxiliary meetings are at 6:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays of the month.
3028 S. Third St., Ironton. For more information, call Walt Butler at (740) 532-3000.
WHISKEY RIVER SALOON
Saturdays — Line dancing and dance music.
First Friday of every month 9 p.m. — Comedy show.
Mondays and Tuesdays, 8 p.m. — Karaoke Idol performances; Grand prize for the 12-week contest is $1,000.
Tuesdays at 9 p.m. — Karaoke with Melinda.
Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. — Advanced line dancing class. Free; 8 p.m. — Pool tournament.
Thursdays, 6 p.m. — Singles night with DJ T playing 1980s music. 7:30 p.m. — Beginners line dancing class. Free.
Fridays, 5 to 8 p.m. — Party on the Patio. 7 to 10 p.m. — Ladies night with DJ T. 9 p.m. — Registration for Sexy and You Know it, a 12-week contest with a grand prize of $500. Contest starts at 11 p.m.
In the Grandview Inn, County Road 450, South Point. For more information and tickets, call (740) 377-9077. Kitchen open until 2 a.m.
Fridays and Saturdays, 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. — Music.
Food, beverage and entertainment features will be 25 cent wings; 99 cent draft beer; and DJ Atom Bomb nightly from 10 p.m. to close. Free parking across from the Holiday Inn.
The club is at 809 Third Ave., Huntington. For more information, call (304) 697-2789.
WHITEY’S MUSIC BARN
‰Fridays, 7 to 10 p.m. — Country Junction Band, open mic.
‰Saturdays, 7 to 10 p.m. — New Sounds Band and guest.
Cost: $6. Children younger than 10: $3. New performers are welcome and needed. Guitar lessons are available.
Hot food on Fridays and Saturdays. No alcoholic beverages or drugs permitted.
Exit Ohio 522 onto Park Street in Wheelersburg.
Call (740) 357-3571 for more information or directions. whiteys-music-barn.webs.com.
BETTER DAY PARADE
‰Sept. 29, 8 p.m. — Brothers of the Wheel, Ashland.
Band members are Andy Mayo, lead vocals, guitar; Bill Byerley, lead vocals, bass; Jamie Cain, guitar, harmonica, back up vocals; and Chuck Burke, drums, back up vocals.
‰Aug. 16, 6 p.m. — Tennessee Sounds halftime show, Nashville, Tenn.
‰Sept. 7, 7 p.m. — Kyova Mall, Cannonsburg.
For more information call (606) 831-7595 or visit facebook.com/bronsonbushmusic.
The Head South band members are Phil Osborne, lead guitar; Larry Deerfield, drums; Tom Hall, bass; and Tom Stephens, keyboards.
Wednesdays, 7 to 10 p.m. — Hosting Callihan’s Wednesday night Jam Sessions.
‰Friday, 5 to 7 p.m. — First Friday. 1414 Gallery, Ashland.
‰Aug. 28, 2 p.m. — Heritage Center, Huntington.
‰Sept. — Holy Family All American Festival. Ashland.
Aug. 18 — Picnic with the Pops, Harris Riverfront Park, Huntington.
Aug. 18 — Symphony Sinatra. Frank and the Rat Pack hit the Riverfront.
Tickets on sale. For more information call (304) 781-8343 or visit huntingtonsymphony.org.
Sept. 14, 8:30 p.m. — Poage Landing Days, 16th Street Main Stage, Ashland.
MILES OF JAZZ
For more information visit saxophonistjeffcarter.com or call (606) 326-1090.
THE ORIGINAL FUGITIVES
The Fugitives are Todd Smith, lead vocals and comedy; Tim Kleinman, drums; Terry Childers, bass; David Panchott, guitar and horns; and Danny Young, B3 and keyboards. Visit the “Original Fugitives” on Facebook.
‰Sept. 11 and 12 — Poppy Mountain Bluegrass Festival, Morehead.
Members are Dennis Page, Sheree Page, Greg Combs, Ernie Davis and Richard Hensley.
‰Sept. 14 through 16, 9 p.m. — Frogtown, Ironton.
‰Sept. 21, 9 p.m. — Port City Pub, Portsmouth.
Band members are Mike Fitzpatrick, guitar, keyboards, vocals; Gary Kesling, drums, keyboards, vocals; Dave Copley, bass, keyboards, backing vocals.
Visit thereturnlive.com and facebook.com/thereturnlive or email firstname.lastname@example.org. (606) 324-5545 or (606) 324-1439.
SILVER STRINGS BAND
Saturdays in August — American Legion Post 43, Raceland.
SISTER REDDEN HAIR
Thursdays, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. — The Chimney Corner, Ashland.
Playing classic rock. Band members are Angy Hall and Danny Craig. Visit the band on facebook or email email@example.com for more information.
Band members are John Sharp, rhythm, vocals; Wayne Neal, lead guitar; Jason Neal, bass and keyboard; and Jim Rice, drummer.
SPLIT DECISION BAND
Fridays and Saturdays, 9 p.m. — American Legion Post 76, 405 20th St. at Carter Ave. in Ashland.
Band members are Tim Holmes, lead vocals, guitar and percussion; Mike Allen, lead guitar and vocals; Gary Higginbotham, keyboard and vocals; Tony Thomas, bass and vocals; and Steve Wurts, drums and DJ.
Visit splitdecisionband.net or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
‰Aug. 16, 7:30 p.m. — Port City Cafe and Pub, Portsmouth.
For more information visit stevefree.com.
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