January Events

Jan 1: “SNOW BIRD” FLY-IN
Henderson RC Club Field, 4946 Robards-Busby Station Rd., Robards, KY. 10am-3pm. Open radio control model airplane event. Demo flights and helicopter displays. Info: Flying Z Hobbies at (270) 521-9001 or Mike Morton at (270) 748-1493. www.hendersonrcmodelairplaneclub.com

Jan 4 & 11: 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.

Jan 8: DOKTOR KABOOM!
Henderson Fine Arts Center, Henderson, KY. Join Doktor Kaboom! for a sidesplitting original interactive Science Comedy show of spectacular (and often successful) science experiments designed to involve, excite, educate and entertain. 2:00pm. Info: www.haaa.org or (270) 831-9800.

Jan 15: MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. BIRTHDAY PARTY
John F. Kennedy Community Center. 3-5pm. Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and message. Games and refreshments. Sponsored by the City of Henderson Parks and Recreation. Info: (270) 831-1261.

Jan 15: 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

Jan 16: THE HONEYBEE’S ROLE IN OUR COMMUNITY
John James Audubon Museum, 3100 Hwy 41 N, Henderson, KY. Presented by the Audubon Bee Association. Join us at the as the Audubon Bee Association takes you on a journey into the role of a honeybee and its importance on our community. See an observation hive from the inside out. From 1-2 pm Learn about beekeeping and the tools of the trade from 1-2 p.m. presented by and local apiarists (beekeepers) Fay Brock, Paul and Betsy Stone, and Glenn Kerr,. From 2-3 p.m. Marion Lowry and Christine Belt will present “Bee and Butterfly Gardens” – a program focusing on planning and setting up your own garden and the role that bees and butterflies play as pollinators. Handouts and posters will be available. At the conclusion of this program, honey and comb honey tasting will BEE available. Program fee: FREE. Info: Julie McDonald at (270) 826-2247 or juliea.mcdonald@ky.gov.

Jan 19 & 26: 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.

Jan 22-Apr 12: “FOWL PLAY” EXHIBIT
John James Audubon Museum, 300 Hwy 41 N, Henderson, KY. As 2010 marks the year of the Audubon Celebration, Audubon Museum will host several birding exhibits to honor our great artist John James Audubon. We will start the year off with an extraordinary exhibit of birds at play. Seven artists, Jim List , Gary Bertram, Mary Lou Holt, Mark Heneisen, Iris Gentry, Lynn Buckman and Sherry Wilkerson, will display their life-like birds, as John James Audubon portrayed throughout his life. Don’t miss this remarkable exhibit. Open winter hours (Jan. & Feb. Thurs.-Sun.; 9:00-4:00; Mar. Wed.-Sun.) Info: Kim McGrew-Ligget at (270) 827-1893, Kim.mcgrew@ky.gov

Jan 27: FRIENDS OF AUDUBON ANNUAL LUNCHEON
Audubon Museum, Audubon State Park, Henderson, KY. Begins at noon. Friends of Audubon members and interested guests are welcome to this annual catered luncheon. Program Fee: Please contact the Park Office for registration. Info: (270) 826-2247 or mark.kellen@ky.gov

Jan 30: DANIEL BOONE: PATHFINDER – PORTRAYED BY SCOTT NEW
Audubon State Park, Henderson, KY. 2-3pm. Daniel Boone was a legend even before his death, but much of what Americans think they know about him is off the mark. Neither a backwoods bumpkin nor an epic slayer of Indians, Boone was an intrepid explorer and natural leader whose actual exploits amply justify his larger-than-life reputation. He played a crucial role in the exploration and settlement of Kentucky and the American west. Boone first seriously explored Kentucky in 1769 as a market hunter. In 1775, he led the expedition that founded Boonesborough in Madison County. This is the exciting story of those early days of Kentucky settlement. FREE. Info: Julie McDonald at (270) 826-2247 or juliea.mcdonald@ky.gov