What's Happening in the Area

December 04, 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.

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 Sunday, 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, 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, Sunday through Dec. 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.

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

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

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

Christmas program, by CentreJazz Band, Centre Women's Voices and Centre Men's Voices, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Weisiger Theatre, Centre College. Free.

"Tis the Season: Joyous Carillon," by Lexington Brass Band, 4 p.m. Sunday, Calvary Baptist Church, 150 E. High St., Lexington. Cost: $5. Information: (859) 858-3511, ext. 2246.

"Low Dough Christmas Show," featuring performances by Bubba Sparxx, Eamon and Kiley Dean, 9 p.m. Dec. 10, Varsity Blue, Lexington. Cost: $10.45. Tickets:

Christmas concert, by Jazz Arts Foundation Community Big Band, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Singletary Center for the Arts, Lexington. Free. Information: (859) 257-8173.


"Bah, Humbug!," musical version of popular "A Christmas Carol," 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Dec. 12-13, 3 p.m. Sunday and Dec. 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. Saturday, Theatre for Children at The Thoroughbred Center. Cost: $8. Information: (859) 293-1853. Web site:

"The Day Christmas Disappeared from Evergreen Town," an Arts for Kids, ETC theatre training program production, 4 p.m. Dec. 10, Jennie Rogers Elementary School, 21st Century Community Learning Center performance; 2 and 4 p.m. Dec. 13, Danville City Hall. Cost: $2. Children 5 and up welcome without an adult. Refreshments served.

"Merry Christmas, Strega Nona," by Lexington Children's Theatre, 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Opera House of Lexington. Cost: $12/adults, $10.75/children. Tickets: (800) 928-4545.


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. Monday and Tuesday, Larrimore Lane. Roles available: two older men, two older women, one early 20s man and one early 20s woman. Production dates: Feb. 6-8 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. Saturday, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, 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.


Steppin' Stones Christmas dance, 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday, American Legion in Perryville. Cost: $6/person. Information: (859) 854-3190.

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