Feburary Events

Here’s a list of events to anticipate in Henderson during February!

Feb 3 & 10: HOME WINE MAKING CLASSES
Ruby Moon Winery and Vineyard, 9566 US Hwy 41 A, Henderson, KY. The classes will be from 6:30-8:30 each night, for two nights The cost of the classes is $50.00 per participant and covers both nights and all class materials. After completion of the two-night course, participants should have all the information they need to start making wine. Each class will be limited to ten participants. To sign up e-mail us at anitaandjamie@hotmail.com or call (270) 830-7660. Info: www.rubymoonwinery.com.

Feb 4- Mar 1: THE LUSTER OF SILVER: CONTEMPORARY METALPOINT DRAWINGS
Henderson County Public Library Rotunda Gallery, Henderson, KY. The Ohio Valley Art League is proud to present “The Luster of Silver: Contemporary Metalpoint Drawings” on loan for the permanent collection of the Evansville Museum. Gallery Hours: Mon – Thurs. 9:00am to 8:00pm, Fri & Sat. 9:00am to 5:00pm, Sun. 1:30 to 5:00pm. Info: www.ohiovalleyart.org

Feb 5: TIME FOR TOTS
John James Audubon State Park, Audubon Museum, 3100 Hwy 41 N, Henderson, KY. Tiny Tot’s Art is designed for the curious little artist, who is ready to explore the World of Art with mom, dad or grandma. Dress for a MESS and have loads of fun with 2D and 3D projects with Miss Kim. The series of 4 classes will let you and your child dabble in various art mediums to create ART. Lines, Shapes, Color and Design will be our focus. Fee: $20.00 (includes all 4 classes & materials) Pre-registration is required. 10:30-11:30am. Info: Kim McGrew-Ligget at (270) 827-1893, Kim.mcgrew@ky.gov or www.friendsofaudubon.org

Feb 7: PERU: FROM THE AMAZON TO THE ANDES
John James Audubon State Park, Audubon Museum, 3100 Hwy 41 N, Henderson, KY. 2-3pm. Travel along the Amazon River, the only “highway” through the rain forest, glimpsing native villages and their inhabitants. Explore the colorful birds, animals, and flowers of the tropics. Trek cross country to Cuzco, altitude 11,400 feet, and then on to Machu Picchu, World Heritage Site nestled in the high cloud forest. Let the pan-pipe music sooth your visual tour of Peru. Program is free. Info: Julie McDonald at (270) 826-2247 or juliea.mcdonald@ky.gov

Feb 11: HENDERSON AWARDS BREAKFAST
First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, Henderson, KY. 7:30am. This event will be an opportunity to again honor individuals and organizations that have worked diligently and successfully for the growth and development of Downtown Henderson. Several awards will be presented including the “Heart of Henderson” Award, as well as, the Design Awards will be presented at the breakfast. The DHP Board members will be greeters. www.downtownhenderson.org

Feb 12: AUDUBON ADULT ARTIST RETREATS
John James Audubon Museum, 3100 Hwy 41 N, Henderson, KY. 9:00-9:30am. Beginning to advanced artists are invited to attend the all day, monthly retreats at the Audubon Museum. Bring your own artwork and supplies , as we share and network techniques, ideas and exhibits. Throughout the year, we will offer various noon speakers, critiques, optional workshops, tours and group art trips. Potluck lunch from 11:30-12:15. Fee: $15.00. Pre-registration required. Info: Kim McGrew-Ligget at (270) 827-1893, Kim.mcgrew@ky.gov or www.friendsofaudubon.org

Feb 12: VALENTINE’S DAY PARTY
John F. Kennedy Community Center. 3-5pm. Arts & Crafts, dance party, games, and refreshments. Sponsored by the City of Henderson Parks and Recreation. Info: (270) 831-1261.

Feb 13: THE KING’S SINGERS
Henderson Fine Arts Center, Henderson, KY. The King’s Singers delight audiences around the world with their incomparable musicianship, charm and wit. They easily maintain their place at the apex of a cappella singing, and are counted amongst the world’s elite classical performers. 7:30pm Info: www.haaa.org or (270) 831-9800.

Feb 16: ANNUAL SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKE SUPPER
St. Paul’s Episcopal, 5 South Green St., Henderson, KY. 5-7pm. All you can eat pancakes, sausage, eggs, milk, coffee and all the fixings. Proceeds benefit the church youth programs and activities. All welcome, pay at the door. Info: 270-826-2973

Feb 18 & 25: HOME WINE MAKING CLASSES
Ruby Moon Winery and Vineyard, 9566 US Hwy 41 A, Henderson, KY. The classes will be from 6:30-8:30 each night, for two nights The cost of the classes is $50.00 per participant and covers both nights and all class materials. After completion of the two-night course, participants should have all the information they need to start making wine. Each class will be limited to ten participants. To sign up e-mail us at anitaandjamie@hotmail.com or call (270) 830-7660. Info: www.rubymoonwinery.com.

Feb 27-28: “TAFFY GOES TO WAR”
Henderson Fine Arts Center, 2660 S. Green St., Henderson, KY. Tickets for the sequel to “The Taffy Opry” are on sale at the Downtown Henderson Project Office, 131 N. Main St. The sequel will be presented in two performances, on the evening of Feb. 27 at 7pm and at a matinée on Feb. 28 at 3pm, at Henderson Fine Arts Center. Set during World War II, the story by Bob Park features most of the Taffy characters you’ve come to know during his WSON radio spots “On The Front Porch” as well as war-era and patriotic music backed by Highway 41 bluegrass band. Info: (270) 827-0016 or 800-291-3402

Feb 28-Mar 11: ART OF WELL BEING
Gathering Area, First United Methodist, Henderson, KY. Area artists are invited to create artworks using “well being” as the theme for the artworks. Awards selected by juror. Info: 270-827-9831