What's Happening in the Area for Sept. 4

September 04, 2003


Antique Shaker Baskets from the collection of Martha Wetherbee, through Oct. 6, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill. Information: (800) 734-5611, ext. 113.

New work by members, through September, Main Floor Gallery, Wilderness Trace Art League, Constitution Square. Coming in October: "It's All Down in Black & White," featuring new works in varied mediums in basic black and white themes. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. Sundays. Closed Tuesdays. Information: (859) 236-5799.

Works by Diane Reed, through September, Boyle County Library. Sponsored by Gathering Artists. Open to the public during regular business hours. Free.


Works by Janet Greer and Jack Carey, through September, McDowell Wellness Center. Sponsored by Gathering Artists. Open to the public during regular business hours. Free.

Works by Andrea Cass, David Cornwell, Lisa Schneider and Geri Trinler, through September, Commonwealth Cancer Center, Danville bypass. Open during regular business hours. Free.

"Prince Charlie and the Royal House of Stuart 1688-1788: Works of Art from the Drambuie Collection," through Sept. 28, Headley-Whitney Museum, 4435 Old Frankfort Pike, Lexington. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Cost: $6/adults, $5/seniors, $3/children. Information: (859) 255-6653. Web site:

"Town Branch Trail - Signs and Photos," through Sunday, Central Library Gallery, 140 E. Main St., Lexington. Information: (859) 231-5559.

"Botanica: Recent Work by Bruce R. Frank," by Lexington Art League, through Sept. 16, MetroLex Gallery, 301 E. Main St., Lexington. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, by appointment Saturday. Free. Information: (859) 254-7024. Web site:

"Weapons of Mass Instruction: An LAL Members Exhibit," through Saturday, Kentucky Theatre Gallery, 214 E. Main St., Lexington. Open daily during Kentucky Theatre showings. Information: (859) 254-7024.

Photography contest winners, honorable mentions and selected pictures, McClure-Barbee House, 304 S. Fourth St. Information: (859) 236-7794.


Leavin' Tracks, Saturday, Mae Johnson's White Barn, Waynesburg. Hours: 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday. Cost: $5. Call (606) 365-3417.

The Barn concerts, specializing in "good, clean family fun," 6:30-10 p.m. every Friday night. Located on Buster Pike outside Burgin. Admission: $5. Tom Hurst, Sam Baker, Charlie Peel and Jim McKee are the featured singers/songwriters. Information: (859) 748-9689.

Third Rate Romance, rock oldies music, 6:30-8:30 p.m. today, Weisiger Park. Part of the of Whimsy in Weisiger Summer Concert Series. Free.

Louisville Bach Society, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12, concert hall, Singletary Center for the Arts, Lexington. Cost: $12/general, $9/senior citizens, $7/students. Information and tickets: (859) 257-4929 or email

Jimmy Fortune, 7 p.m. Saturday, New Barn Theater, Renfro Valley. Cost: $23 and $25. Tickets: (800) 765-7464. Web site:


"The Desk Set," 1950s comedy about mind versus machine, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Sept. 12-13, 3 p.m. Sunday and Sept. 14, West T. Hill Community Theatre, 117 Larrimore Lane. Cost: $8/ advance, $9/door. Tickets: (859) 236-2948.

"The Thread That Runs So True," true story of author Jesse Stuarts' days as the teacher of Lonesome Valley School, 8 p.m. Sept. 12-13 and 19-20, 3 p.m. Sept. 21, Ragged Edge Community Theater, 111 Main St., Harrodsburg. Cost: $10/adults, $9/seniors, $7/children. Tickets: (859) 734-2389.

"CATS," revolutionary Andrew Lloyd Webber musical based on T.S. Eliot's "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats," 8 p.m. Sept. 24, Newlin Hall, Norton Center for the Arts. Tickets: (859) 236-4692 or (800) 448-7469.


For "Bah Humbug!," a musical collaboration between West T. Hill Community Theatre and Arts for Kids ETC, funded in part by a grant from the Kentucky Arts Council and directed by Karen L. Logue, Sept. 21 and 22. Auditions separate for children and adults. Information: (859) 236-8607.


Contra dance, 8-11 p.m. Saturday, ArtsPlace, 161 N. Mill St., Lexington. Music by Chirps Smith Dance Orchestra. Dress for energetic activity. Cost: $6/adults, $4/students and first-timers. Information: (859) 269-2713.


Garrard County Tobacco Festival, Friday and Saturday, downtown Lancaster.

"Celebrating American Heroes," Saturday, downtown Danville. Featuring flag-raising ceremony, parade, speakers and music. Information: (859) 236-1909.

Grassroots Writers, 6-7:30 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Lancaster United Methodist Church, Stanford Street.

Main Street Market, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sept. 18, corner of Main and Fourth streets.

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