What's Happening in the Area

April 29, 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.

Paintings by Delores Taylor, through May, Boyle County Public Library. Open to the public during regular business hours. Free. Information: (859) 332-7046.

Paintings by Diane Reed, through May, McDowell Wellness Center. Sponsored by Gathering Artists. Open to the public during regular business hours. Free. Information: (859) 236-6627.


"Fresh Paint," member exhibit of new works by Wilderness Trace Art League, through May 31, Unit No. 2, Constitution Square. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. Sundays. Closed Tuesdays. Information: (859) 236-6561.

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.


Leavin' Tracks, 8 p.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday Mae Johnson's White Barn, Waynesburg. Cost: $5/adults, $1/under 9. Auction: 7 p.m. Mondays, led by L&B Auction. Information: (606) 365-3417.

CentreTrumpets/CentreBrass concert, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Grant 114, Centre College. Free.

Advocate Brass Band, 2 p.m. Sunday, Weisiger Park outside Boyle County Courthouse. Free; bring chairs or blankets.

Bob Bryant, 7:30-10:30 p.m. today, Two Roads Cafe.


"Anne of Green Gables" adapted from the books by L. Maud Montgomery to the stage by Sylvia Ashby, 8 p.m. May 7-8 and 14-15, 3 p.m. May 9 and 16, West T. Hill Community Theatre. Interpreted for the deaf May 14, by request. Tickets: (859) 236-1310.

"The Cocoanuts," by DramaCentre, 8 p.m. through Saturday, Weisiger Theatre, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692.

"Guys and Dolls," oddball romantic comedy-musical, 8 p.m. May 14-15 and 21-22, 3 p.m. May 16 and 23, Ragged Edge Community Theater, 111 S. Main St., Harrodsburg. Cost: $10/adults, $9/senior citizens, $7/children; Visa and MasterCard accepted. Tickets: (859) 734-2389.

"Stone Soup and Dragon Dumplings," 11 a.m. May 8, Theatre for Children at The Thoroughbred Center, Lexington. Cost: $8. Information: (859) 293-1853 or


For "The Taffetas," romp through the 1950s with an all-female singing group, 6:30 p.m. May 16 and 17, West T. Hill Community Theatre. Singing roles available for eight women, all ages. Information: (859) 236-8607.


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


Bad 2 the Bone Wrestling, fund-raising event for Harrodsburg High School baseball team, 8 p.m. May 7, Harrodsburg High School. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Main event: The BBW World Heavyweight Title match between Vic the Bruiser and Billy Black. Advance cost: $6/general, $7/ring side. At door cost: $8; ages under 3 free. Tickets available from ball players and coach, and Harrodsburg Middle School. Tickets: (859) 734-4380. Information: (502) 569-1939 or

Car Show, hosted by Lincoln County Habitat for Humanity, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 15, Main Street, Stanford. Vendors welcome; all proceeds go to Lincoln County Habitat for Humanity. Information: Calvin Denham (606) 365-7519.

"Little Big Man," 1970, directed by Arthur Penn and starring Dustin Hoffman and Faye Dunaway, 7 p.m. today, Boyle County Public Library. Synopsis: A 100-year-old man, Jack Crabb (Hoffman), recounts his life in the Old West, where he lived among the Indians, became a gunslinger, and rode with Gen. George A. Custer. May 13: "Pale Rider," 1985, directed by and starring Clint Eastwood.

Cruise-In, by Green River Kruzers Car Club, beginning 3 p.m. the second Saturday, April through October, Columbia. Activities include music, creeper races, spark plug changing and Hula Hoop contests. Food provided by Red Barn BBQ. Information: Jeff Thomas, (270) 384-2318, or Dale Smith, 384-7938.

James Gregory, "the funniest man in America," through Saturday, Comedy Off Broadway, Lexington Green. Show times and prices: 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, $12.25; 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday, $17.75; 7, 9:15 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. both Saturdays, $19.75. Box office hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Web site:

Grassroots Writers, 6-7:30 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Lancaster United Methodist Church, Stanford Street.

Bike night, every Thursday, Sonic of Danville. For motorcycle enthusiasts. Hosted by In the Wind Social Club. Information: Rap Hipl, (859) 854-3835.

Fifth Annual Front Porch Tour, 3 p.m. Sunday, St. Mildred's Court Historic District. Information: (859) 236-1909.

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