What's Happening in the Area

May 06, 2004


"5," works by Lisa D. Brown, Augustine Chapin, Dawn Driskell, Nicholas Holmes and Kelly Mason, Tuesday through May 23, AEGON Gallery, Centre College. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Free. Reception: 4-6 p.m. May 14.

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.

"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," 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.

"Through the Lens of Clay Lancaster: Photographs of a Preservation Pioneer (1930-1970)," 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:


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. Auction: 7 p.m. Mondays, led by Waynesburg Auction. Information: (606) 365-3417.

Spring Orchestra Concert, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Weisiger Theatre, Centre College. Free.

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

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


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

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

"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.


For "The Taffetas," romp through the 1950s with an all-female singing group, 6:30 p.m. May 17 and 18, West T. Hill Community Theatre. Singing roles available for eight women, all ages. Information: (859) 236-8607.


Bad 2 the Bone Wrestling, fund-raising event for Harrodsburg High School baseball team, 8 p.m. Friday, 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.

"Pale Rider," 1985, directed by and starring Clint Eastwood, 7 p.m. May 13, Boyle County Public Library. Synopsis: A gold-mining camp in California is besieged by a neighboring landowner who is intent on stealing its claims. A mysterious preacher (Eastwood) rides into camp and is able to stand up to the villains.

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.

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