What's Happening

July 01, 2004


All-member exhibit, by Gathering Artists, through July, Vineyard Room, Chateau du Vieux Corbeau winery, 471 Stanford Ave. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Information: (859) 236-1808.

"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.

"Children of the World: Photographs and Paintings by Betty Laduke," through July 25, Central Library Gallery, 140 E. Main St., Lexington. Information: (859) 231-5559.


"The Paintings of Henry Lawrence Faulkner," through July 31, Miller Fine Art and Framing, 501 E. High St., Lexington. Artist reception: 5-9 p.m. Friday. Information: (859) 254-04042. Web site:


G. Busy and the Blues Revue, Whimsy in Weisiger concert, 6:30-8:30 p.m. today, Weisiger Park, downtown Danville. Also featuring ArtsAlive! art market, sponsored by Arts Commission of Danville/Boyle County, and farmer's market. Free. July 8: The Keith Hubbard Trio, jazz.

Leaving Tracks, 8 p.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday at 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.

The Swells, 7:30-10:30 p.m. today, Two Roads Cafe. Wednesday: Open microphone with guitarist Shane White.

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.

Larry Sanders, Bob Martin and Kathern Huffman, variety of music, noon Friday, Old Fort Harrod State Park. Free. Part of the Picnic in the Park Series.

Larry Sanders and Borderline, Bohon Christian Singers, Jordan Leigh Young and Others, 7 p.m. Friday, Harrodsburg Health Care Center. Call (859) 734-7791. Fireworks at dusk.


"Daniel Boone, The Man and the Legend," 8:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, through Aug. 21, James Harrod Amphitheatre, Harrodsburg. Cost: $12/adults, $10/seniors, $8/children 5-12; $5/under 4. Reservations: (800) 852-6663. Web site:

"The Taffetas," a romp through the music of the 1950s, 8 p.m. July 9-10 and 15-17, 3 p.m. July 11 and 18, West T. Hill Community Theatre, Larrimore Lane. Tickets: (859) 236-1310.

"Sherlock's Secret Life," Tuesday through Saturday, through July 10, Pioneer Playhouse. Dinner and theater: 7:30 p.m., $25. Theater only: 8:30 p.m., $13. Reservations: (859) 236-2747.


For Brian Friel's award-winning play "Dancing at Lughnasa," 7 p.m. July 19 and 20, West T. Hill Community Theatre. Roles available: five adult women; one man, 50 or older; and two younger men. Production dates are in early September; directed by Tim Culhan. Information: (859) 236-8607.


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


Fireworks display, dusk, Saturday, Boyle County Fairgrounds.

Garrard County Fair and Horse Show, through Saturday, Garrard County Fairgrounds.

Call for artists interested in exhibiting at "Gallery Hop Stops," set for 5-8 p.m. Nov. 12 and Feb. 4 and hosted by the Arts Commission of Danville/Boyle County. For information about becoming an exhibitor: Ann Nichols, Executive Director of the Arts Commission, (859) 238-0063 or

Crab Orchard Fourth of July Celebration, Friday and Saturday, downtown Crab Orchard.

Lincoln County Fair and Horse Show, July 5-10, Lincoln County Fairgrounds.

17th anniversary fund-raiser, hosted by Perry's Market, July 10, Ky. 837, Walltown in Casey County. This is the seventh year the market has raised funds for the Shriners' hospital. Information: (606) 379-6728.

Cruise-In, by Green River Kruzers Car Club, beginning 3 p.m. the second Saturday, 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.

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.

Call for entries for "Let There Be Light," national juried exhibition set for July 18-Sept. 11 at Centenary United Methodist Christian Life Center. For all media; theme is open to representational, symbolic or abstract interpretation. Cost: $25/1-3 slides, $35/4-6 slides; Central Kentucky artists can drop off actual artwork in lieu of slides. Cash award for Best in Show. Information: (859) 236-4800. Web site:

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