What's Happening in the Area for Sept. 18

September 18, 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, 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:

"To Be a Belle," showing a century of costumes from the clothing collection of Liberty Hall Historic Site, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays through Oct. 24, Orlando Bloom House, Frankfort. Cost: $3. Information: (502) 257-2560.


John Rush, "The Human Jukebox," 9 p.m. Sept. 29, Combs Center, Centre College. Free.

Dustin Edmiston, light jazz music, 9-11 p.m. Saturday, Eclectic Coffee Company, 400 Finn Hill Drive. Information: (859) 936-9815.

Advocate Brass Band fall concerts, 2 p.m. Sunday and Sept. 28, Weisiger Park. Free.

Three Mo' Tenors, 8 p.m. Sept. 26, Whitney Hall, Kentucky Center, Louisville. Tickets: (502) 562-0152.

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.

Bluegrass Music Show, featuring Salt River Band, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Mackville Community Center. Cost: $8. Information: (859) 262-6105.


"The Thread That Runs So True," true story of author Jesse Stuarts' days as the teacher of Lonesome Valley School, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, 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.

"Androcles and the Lion," 2 p.m. Sept. 28 and Oct. 4-5, 10 and 11:45 a.m. Sept. 23-26, 29-30 and Oct. 1-2, Lexington Children's Theatre Main Stage, 418 Short St., Lexington. Cost: $10/adults, $8.25/children. Tickerts: (800) 928-4545.

"Lily's Crossing," by ArtsPower National Touring Theatre and based on the Mewberry Medal-winning novel by Patricia Reilly Giff, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27, Plum Alley Theater, Elizabethtown. Cost: $10. Tickets: (270) 234-8258.


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, Sunday and Monday. Auditions separate for children and adults. Information: (859) 236-8607.

For "Merry Christmas, Stregna Nona," by Lexington Children's Theatre, 1-3 or 4-6 p.m. Sunday, 7-9 p.m. Monday or Tuesday, 418 W. Short St., Lexington. Roles available for adults and students ages 9 to 99. Information: (859) 254-4546, ext. 310.


Contra dance, 7:30-11 p.m. Friday, Russell Acton Folk Center, 212 Jefferson St., Berea. Music by TBA. Dress for energetic activity. Free. Information: (800) 598-5263.


Historic Constitution Square Festival, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Constitution Square State Historic Site. Free. Information: (859) 239-7089 or

The Great Outhouse Blowout and Country Cruise-In, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 4, Penn's Store, Gravel Switch. Information: (859) 332-7706 or 332-7715.

Perryville Battlefield Re-enactment, Oct. 4-5, at the battlefield and downtown. Information: (859) 236-7794 or (800) 755--0076.

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.

Kentucky Bourbon Festival, through Sunday, Bardstown. Information: (800) 638-4877.

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