What's Happening in the Area

November 28, 2003


"A Portrait of Vietnam," photographs by Avery Crounse and Erin Crounse, through Dec. 12, Norton Center for the Arts, Centre College. Free.

"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. Also on exhibit: Works by David Farmer, in the tasting room. Information: (859) 236-1808.

Watercolors by Jim Underwood, through November, Boyle County Library. Sponsored by Gathering Artists. Open to the public during regular business hours. Free.


Varied works by Madelyn Worley, through November, 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.

Holiday exhibit and sale, featuring hand-crafted ornaments and decorations; Christmas cards; hand-knitted and -crocheted items; unframed watercolors, batiks and prints, through Dec. 7, Main Floor Gallery, Wilderness Trace Art League, Constitution Square. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. Sundays. Closed Tuesdays. Information: (859) 236-6561.

Art by Enrique Estuardo Alvarez, presented by Kentucky/Ecuador partners, Saturday through Jan. 4, Central Library Gallery, 140 E. Main St., Lexington. Information: (859) 231-5559.

"The Children's Hour: Toys from Our Past," exhibit of antique toys, Dec. 7-20, Hunt-Morgan House, Lexington. Cost: $7; children under 12 free. Information: (859) 253-0362 or

Paintings by David Farmer, through Dec. 31, Miller Fine Art and Framing, 501 E. High St., Lexington. Information: (859) 254-0402 or


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.

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

Neil Sedaka, 8 p.m. Dec. 6, Newlin Hall, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692.

The King's Singers, 8 p.m. Dec. 10, Newlin Hall, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692.


"Bah, Humbug!," musical version of popular "A Christmas Carol," 8 p.m. Dec. 5-6 and 12-13, 3 p.m. Dec. 7 and 14, West T. Hill Community Theatre. Cost: $8/advance, $9/door. Tickets: (859) 236-1310.

"Corduroy," exploring moving to a new place and making new friends," 11 a.m. Dec. 6, Theatre for Children at The Thoroughbred Center. Cost: $8. Information: (859) 293-1853. Web site:


For "The Cemetery Club," Ragged Edge Community Theater's winter production, 3-5 p.m. Dec. 14, 7-9 p.m. Dec. 15, Main Street, Harrodsburg. Roles available: four women and one man; auditions consist of readings from the script. Backstage and technical crew needed. Production dates: Feb. 20-21 and 27-29. Information: (859) 734-2389.

For "Over the River and Through the Woods," West T. Hill Community Theatre's winter production, 7 p.m. Dec. 8 and 9, Larrimore Lane. Roles available: two older men, two older women, one early 20s man and one early 20s woman. Production dates: Feb. 5-8 and 13-15. Information: (859) 236-8607.

For "A Mid-Winter Madrigal Feaste," Ragged Edge Community Theater's winter special event, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 6, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 8, Main Street, Harrodsburg. Roles available: several actors for singing/acting roles, and a chorus; auditions consist of readings from the script and singing a muscial number of the individual's choice. Production dates: Jan 23-24. Information: (859) 734-2389.


"A Williamsburg Christmas in Kentucky," 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, Bachelor's Barter, Mercer County. Cost: $10. Information: (859) 734-7820.

"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. Information: (859) 332-7706.

"Night of Elegance," formal dinner and dance sponsored by Harrodsburg Roots and Heritage, 7 p.m. Saturday, Lions Park Community Center. Music by D.J. Ice. Cost: $15/person, $25/couple; tickets can be purchased from any member of the organization.

Tour of Old Crow Inn, 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday and Dec. 13, 471 Stanford Ave. Includes discussion of six families that have lived in the house as well as interesting architectural features. $6 fee goes to Old Crow Inn Educational Foundation. Reservations required; call (859) 236-1808.

Christmas in the Valley, 7 p.m. every Friday and Saturday through Dec. 13, Renfro Valley. Cost: $18. Tickets: (800) 765-7464.

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