Area Happenings

April 08, 2004


Paintings by Anne Crawford, through May, Vineyard room, Chateau du Vieux Corbeau winery. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Information: (859) 236-1808.

Watercolors by Gaynella McGuire, through April, Boyle County Public Library. Open to the public during regular business hours. Free. Information: (859) 332-7046.

Works from Burgin schools, through April, McDowell Wellness Center. Sponsored by Gathering Artists. Open to the public during regular business hours. Free. Information: (859) 236-6627.


"Shades of Greatness," national tour of Negro Leagues Baseball Museum's memorabilia, through July 11, Louisville Slugger Museum. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Cost: $6/adults, $5/seniors, $3.50/ages 6-12. Information: (502) 588-7228.

"Fresh Paint," opening April 16, by Wilderness Trace Art League, Unit No. 2, Constitution Square. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. Sundays. Closed Tuesdays. Information: (859) 236-6561. Open house: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 17, noon-4 p.m. April 18; refreshments served.

"Matter of Spirit: Artwork by Carolyn Young Hisel and Edward Knippers," by Lexington Art League, through April 25, Loudon House Gallery, Lexington. Hours: 1-4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Information: (859) 254-7024. Web site: Reception: 6-8 p.m. Friday; cost, $5.

All-member exhibit, by Gathering Artists, through May, Commonwealth Cancer Center, Danville bypass. Open during regular business hours. Free. Information: (859) 236-6561. Reception: 10 a.m.-noon May 8.

"Through the Lens of Clay Lancaster: Photographs of a Preservation Pioneer (1930-1970)," Friday through May, Central Library Gallery, 140 E. Main St., Lexington. Information: (859) 231-5559.

"From the Southwest," paintings by Elizabeth Clapp, through May 29, Miller Fine Art and Framing, 501 E. High St., Lexington. Reception: 5-9 p.m. Friday. Information: (859) 254-0402. Web site:


Larry Sanders and BorderLine Band, featuring country, old rock and roll and gospel music, 7 p.m. April 17, Lions Park Community Center, Factory Street, Harrodsburg. Cost: $10; doors open at 6 p.m. Concessions available. Information: (800) 928-3361.

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.

Shane Eldridge and the Desert Wind Band, 8 p.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday Mae Johnson's White Barn, Waynesburg. Cost: $5/adults, $1/under 9. Information: (606) 365-3417. Today: David Lunsford and Doug Kirby band, old country, 8-11 p.m., $3/adults, $1/children.

The McKameys, 7 p.m. Saturday, New Barn Theater, Renfro Valley. Cost: $13 and $15 plus tax and handling. Tickets: (800) 765-7464. Web site:

Murray Perahia, piano, 8 p.m. April 27, Newlin Hall, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692.

Vince Gerrish and Matt Dillinger, trumpet recital, 7 p.m. Saturday, Grant 114, Centre College. Free.

Kevin Jones, senior compositions recital, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Grant 114, Centre College. Free.


"The Tomato Plant Girl," an empowering tale of friendship and self-confidence, 10 and 11:45 a.m. today and Friday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Lexington Children's Theatre. Cost: $10/adults, $8.25/children; group rates available. Tickets: (800) 928-4545.

"The Cocoanuts," by DramaCentre, 8 p.m. April 28-May 1, Weisiger Theatre, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692.


Contra dance, sponsored by Lexington Traditional Dance Association, 8-11 p.m. Saturday, ArtsPlace, 161 N. Mill St., Lexington. Music by Squeaky Reels. Dress for energetic activity. Cost: $5/adults, $4/students and first-timers. Information: (859) 269-2713.


"Poetry and the Art of Finding," Bastian Lecture by noted poet and critic John Hollander, 7 p.m. today, Norton Center for the Arts Board Room, Centre College. Free.

Spring Wildflower Hikes, 10 a.m. Saturday, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill. Cost: $5. Information: (800) 734-5411.

Kentucky Writers Day celebration, noon-6 p.m. April 25, Historic Penn's Store, Gravel Switch. Information: (859) 332-7706 or 332-7715. Web site:

Open Class Car Show, emceed by Charlie Napier, 6-9 p.m. April 17, Sonic of Danville. Trophies given in five classes. Information: (859) 236-8565 or (859) 552-0749.

"Come Dance and Sing," Louisville Ballet and Pleasant Hill Singers concert, 1, 3 and 4:30 p.m. April 17, 2, 3 and 4:30 p.m. April 18, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill. Information: (859) 734-5411.

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