What's Happening in the Area

October 30, 2003


Works by glass artist Che Rhodes, through Nov. 7, AEGON Gallery, Jones Visual Arts Center, Centre College. Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

"Great Escapes," by The Escape Artists from London and Somerset, through December, Vinyard Room, Old Crow Inn. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Reception: 1-4 p.m. Saturday; refreshments served. Also on exhibit: Works by David Farmer, in the tasting room. Information: (859) 236-1808.

"It's All Down in Black and White," an exhibit featuring new pieces in various mediums with a basic black-and-white theme, through Nov. 10, Main Floor Gallery, Wilderness Trace Art League, Constitution Square. Coming in November: Christmas presentation of arts and crafts. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. Sundays. Closed Tuesdays. Information: (859) 236-5799.


Stitchery by Rosemary Huckleberry, jewelry by Ginny Birney and beaded works by Joyce Marshall, through October, Boyle County Public Library. Sponsored by Gathering Artists. Open to the public during regular business hours. Free.

Paintings by Jackie Zimmerman, through October, McDowell Wellness Center. Sponsored by Gathering Artists. Open to the public during regular business hours. Free.

Paintings by Diane Reed and Jackie Zimmerman, photography by John Robinson, through Jan. 9, Commonwealth Cancer Center, Danville bypass. Open during regular business hours. Free.


"A Tribute to Johnny Cash", by Larry Sanders and Borderline and presented by Mercer County band, 7 p.m. Nov. 8, Mercer County Elementary School auditorium, Tappa and Moberly roads. Cost: $8/adults, $4/children. Doors open at 6 p.m. Information: (800) 928-3361.

DiMartino/Osland Jazz Orchestra, 8 p.m. Monday, Comedy Off Broadway, Lexington. Cost: $6.25. Tickets: (859) 271-5653

Kodaly String Quartet, with Michiko Otake, piano, 8 p.m. Nov. 10, Weisiger Theatre, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692.


"Frankenstein Slept Here," readers theater Halloween alternative for all ages, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, West T. Hill Community Theatre, Larrimore Lane. Free; open seating. Wear a costume; refreshments served. Information: (859) 236-8607."

Tales of Edgar Allan Poe," adapted by Larry Snipes, 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 10 and 11:45 a.m. through Friday and Nov. 3, 5, 6 and 7, Lexington Children's Theatre, 418 W. Short St. Cost: $10/adults, $8.25/children. Tickets: (800) 928-4545."

Haunted Frontier," by Fort Harrod Drama Productions, 7-11 p.m. today through Saturday, Old Fort Harrod State Park, Mercer County. Cost: $5. Information: (859) 734-4394.

"The Beloved Community," world premiere of play by Herman D. Farrell III, 8 p.m. Nov. 5-8, Weisiger Theatre, Centre College. Information: (859) 236-4692.


Contra dance, sponsored by Lexington Traditional Dance Association, 8-11 p.m. Saturday, ArtsPlace, 161 N. Mill St., Lexington. Music by Cornpone. Dress for energetic activity. Cost: $6/adults, $5/students and first-timers. Information: (859) 269-2713.


"A Holiday Gathering," featuring readings, music, gift specials, light refreshments and the sharing of heirloom holiday recipes, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays in November, Penn's Store. This week's guests: Pat Moddrelle, Judith Estes and Dawn Osborne-Graaf. Information: (859) 332-7706.

"Jane Austen's Mafia," 7 p.m. Wednesday, Norton Center for the Arts board room, Centre College. Free.

"Night of the Great Pumpkin," 6-8 p.m. Friday, downtown Harrodsburg. Sponsored by Harrodsburg First and local merchants. Information: (859) 734-6811.

Riders in the Sky, known as the world's premier comedic singing Western group, 8 p.m. Nov. 8, Farnham Dudgeon Convention Center, Frankfort. Cost: $25/ad;ult, $5/student or child. Information: (502) 875-4278.

Christmas Bazaar, 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Harrodsburg Lion's Park Community Center, East Factory Street. Free. Information: (859) 734-2365.

Monique, "The Mistress of Comedy," through Saturday, Comedy Off Broadway, Lexington Green. Show times and prices: 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, $7.25; 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday, $10.25; 7, 9:15 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. Saturday, $10.25. Box office hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

"Twelve Angry Men," 7 p.m. today, Boyle County Public Library. Free. Part of "Films of the 1950s" Library Film Series. Next week: "North by Northwest" directed by Alfred Hitchcock and featuring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint and James Mason.

Fort Harrod Holiday Gala, 6-9 p.m. Nov. 14-15, Old Fort Harrod State Park, Harrodsburg. Cost: $3/adults, $3/children. Information: (859) 734-9614.

22nd Annual Kentucky Book Fair, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Nov. 8, Farnham Dudgeon Convention Center, Frankfort. Free. Information: (502) 564-8300, ext. 297.

Forkland Halloween Carnival, 7-9 p.m. Friday, Forkland Community Center. Features door prizes, food, cake walks, games and costume judging. Admission is $1 for adults and 50 cents for children; half price if attendees are in costume.

Events for this column must be submitted to the Advocate by 5 p.m. Tuesday. Call (859) 236-2551 with complete information, including hours and admission price; or e-mail

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