What's Happening In The Area

July 22, 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.

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

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


"Independence!," by Wilderness Trace Art League, through July, Unit No. 2, Constitution Square. Facility also includes two floors of members' arts and crafts. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. Sundays. Closed Tuesdays. Information: (859) 236-6561.

"Let There Be Light," a national juried art exhibition, through Sept. 11, Centenary Christian Life Center, 1441 Perryville Road. Free. Hours: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon Friday, 10:30 a.m.-noon Sunday. Information: (859) 236-4800.


Summer Singers concert, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Newlin Hall, Centre College.

The Swells, jazz, blues and oldies, Whimsy in Weisiger concert, 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 29, Weisiger Park, downtown Danville. Also featuring ArtsAlive! art market, sponsored by Arts Commission of Danville/Boyle County, and farmer's market. Free. Aug. 5: Little South, country.

Showdown, 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.

Cerulean Sounds with Nan-ciy and Flippin, 7:30-10:30 p.m. today, Two Roads Cafe. Saturday: Jazz Cafe, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Wednesday: Open mic with guitarist Paul Sirimongkhon.

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. Information: (859) 748-9689.

Homer Ledford and the Cabin Creek Band, 5 p.m. Aug. 7, Jack Jouett House, Versailles. Cost: $6. Information: (859) 873-7920.


"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:

"Cactus Flower," comedy, Tuesday through Saturday, July 13-24, Pioneer Playhouse. Dinner and theater: 7:30 p.m., $25. Theater only: 8:30 p.m., $13. Reservations: (859) 236-2747.

"Jesus Christ Superstar," by Lexington Shakespeare Festival, 8:45 p.m. July 21-25, University of Kentucky Arboretum, Lexington. Chairs: $10; chairs provided. Blanket space: $40; blankets not provided. Seating: 7 p.m. Reservations: (859) 257-4929 or

"The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940," mystery-comedy, Tuesday through Saturday, July 27-Aug. 7, Pioneer Playhouse. Dinner and theater: 7:30 p.m., $25. Theater only: 8:30 p.m., $13. Reservations: (859) 236-2747.


Contra dance, sponsored by Lexington Traditional Dance Association, 8-11 p.m. July 31, ArtsPlace, 161 N. Mill St., Lexington. Music by Trent Ripley and Friends. Dress for energetic activity. Cost: $5/adults, $4/students and first-timers. Information: (859) 269-2713.


Contemporary Christian Music Festival, beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dunnville, Casey County. Featuring four musical groups. Signs will be posted directing attendees to the site. Free. Bring chairs and blankets. Information: (606) 787-5697.

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. Information: (859) 238-0063 or

Scott Kelley, exotic live animals, noon Friday, Old Fort Harrod State Park. Free. Part of the Picnic in the Park Series. July 30: Studio G Revue.

Boyle County Fair, through Saturday, Boyle County Fairgrounds. Information: (800) 755-0076.

Bluegrass Festival, part of 2004 Waynesburg Pioneer Days Festival, 6 p.m. July 30, noon July 31, Waynesburg Recue Squad. RV and camper parking available. Information

Mercer County Fair and Horse Show, Monday through July 31, Mercer County Fairgrounds. Information: (859) 734-2216.

The Wise Guys: Steve Mingolla and Vinnie Coppla, two headliners for the price of one through Saturday, Comedy Off Broadway, Lexington Green. Show times and prices: 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, $6.25; 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday, $8.25; 7, 9:15 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. Saturday, $10.25. Box office hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

Grassroots Writers, 6-7:30 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays. Information and locations of meetings: (859) 548-2698 or (859) 339-0473.

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