What's Happening In The Area

October 28, 2004


"Ritual Objects," an exhibit of works by Flame Run resident artist and Centre College graduate Paul J. Nelson, Saturday through Nov. 17, Flame Run studio, Louisville. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Information: (888) 584-5353. Web site:

"Enter the Whimsical World of Virginia Robertson," paintings with a light touch, through October, Boyle County Public Library. During the month, the artist invites groups, particularly of school kids, to walk through the exhibit; a writing component is included. Open to the public during regular business hours. Free. Information: (859) 332-7046.

"Structure and State of Mind: Oil Paintings by Lori Ellis," through Oct. 29, AEGON Gallery, Centre College. Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Information: Judith Pointer Jia, (859) 238-5469. Other hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.


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

Works by Brenna Kihlman, an exhibit honoring the late artist, by Wilderness Trace Art League, through October, 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.

Paintings by Jack Carey, for sale and on display, Cutter's Buffet, Hustonville Road.

Paintings and photography by Gathering Artist members, through December, Commonwealth Cancer Center, Danville bypass. Open during regular business hours. Free. Information: (859) 236-6561.

"Assignment: Turkey," photographs by Advocate-Messenger chief photographer Clay Jackson, Nov. 1-Dec. 31, Centenary Christian Life Center. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m.-noon Saturday. Reception: 5-8 p.m. Nov. 12, during GalleryHop. Free. Information: (859) 236-4800.


Billyblues, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, Two Roads Cafe. Information:

Pressure Point, 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.

Chanticleer, a cappella male ensemble, 3 p.m. Nov. 7, Newlin Hall, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692.


"Seven Wives for Dracula," Halloween readers theater presentation, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, West T. Hill Community Theatre. Free; donations accepted. Costumes suggested; refreshments served. This event replaces the advertised second show of the season, "Dark of the Moon." Tickets: (859) 236-1310.

"Say Goodnight, Gracie," featuring Jamie Farr as George Burns in the hit Broadway show, 8 p.m. Nov. 8, Newlin Hall, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692.

"Dracula," 10th anniversary presentation of the Bram Stoker story, through Sunday, Actors Theatre of Louisville. Tickets: (502) 584-1205. Web site:

"Attempts on Her Life," by DramaCentre, Nov. 10-13, Weisiger Theatre, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692.

"Greetings!," holiday comedy, 8 p.m. Nov. 12-13 and 19-20, 3 p.m. Nov. 14 and 21, Ragged Edge Community Theater, Main Street, Harrodsburg. Cost: $10/adults, $9/seniors, $7/children. Tickets: (859) 734-2389 or


For "On Golden Pond," West T. Hill Community Theatre's mid-winter production, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 13 and 14, at the theater on Larrimore Lane. Roles available: one 12-year-old boy; one woman, 35-45; and two men, 35-45. Production dates: Feb. 4-6 and 11-13. Information: (859) 236-3481.

For "The Diary of Anne Frank," Ragged Edge Community Theater's mid-winter production, 10 a.m. Nov. 20, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 22, at the theater on Main Street, Harrodsburg. Roles available: three women, any age; seven men, any age; and several youths, ages 12-18. Production dates: Feb. 11-13 and 18-20. Information: (859) 734-2389.


"Haunted Frontier," 7-10 p.m. today through Saturday, Old Fort Harrod State Park. Cost: $5. Information: (859) 734-9614 or 734-3314.

Old-fashioned Halloween Carnival, 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Forkland Community Center. Featuring games, costume judging, cake walks and door prizes. Kitchen opens at 6 p.m. to sell food. Cost: adults - $1 or half price if in costume; children in costume, 50 cents.

Halloween Ghost Train, 7 and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Bluegrass Railroad Museum, Woodford County. Advance cost: $10/adult, $9/senior, $8/children under 12; cost is $2 more for each group at the door. Reservations: (859) 873-2476.

"Storytelling at the River," 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Shaker Landing, Shaker Village. Stories and tall tales by Georgie Riddell and Donna Phillips. Cost: $2. Call (800) 734-5611, ext. 113 or ext. 115.

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