Events

HomeTown Teams: Schedule of Events

Posted on April 12, 2018 by Tia Rumbaugh

Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is proud to host a variety of day and evening events as part of the Smithsonian Travelling Exhibit: Hometown Teams – How Sports Shape America which is open now through May 19th. The next few weeks offer exceptional opportunities to meet and greet with sports legends who are also local and active members in the Ashland, KY community. Click Here to Read More

“Sports Tales” w/ Jim Host, K. K. Coleman, Vanhoose & Rupert

Posted on April 11, 2018 by Tia Rumbaugh

Join Jim Host & Friends Friday, April 20th at 6PM at the Highlands Center for dinner and an evening of “Sports Tales” – featuring King Kelly Coleman (KY’s 1st Mr. Basketball who scored 75 points in a single game), also JR Vanhoose (Mr. Click Here to Read More

Highlands to Host Smithsonian Exhibit April 14th – May 19th

Posted on March 14, 2018 by Tia Rumbaugh

Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is proud to host the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit called “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America” April 14th through May 19th, sponsored in part by Kings Daughters Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Smithsonian Institution, Kentucky Humanities Council, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, partnering with Boyd County Public Library and the Ashland YMCA. Click Here to Read More

Highlanders HeroCon 2018 Was a HUGE Success!

Posted on March 14, 2018 by Tia Rumbaugh

Highlanders HeroCon 2018 was a HUGE success! We saw a record crowd this year and had a blast with new gaming tournaments, lightsaber duels, and a DJ Darth Vader dance party epic ending to an epic day! Congratulations to the CosPlay contest winners and for all the patrons who came dressed in their fabulous costumes! Click Here to Read More

Dancing With Our Stars Update

Posted on February 2, 2018 by Tia Rumbaugh

Saturday Feb 3rd is Dancing With Our Stars – our largest fundraiser of the year! Held at the Boyd County Community Center (Located off the Cannonsburg Exit #185. GPS Directions: 15605 KY-180, Catlettsburg, KY 41129). Cocktail reception begins at 6pm, followed by dinner at 7pm, then the competitive dancing performance starts at 8pm. Click Here to Read More

City of Ashland New Year’s Eve Party

Posted on December 27, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center will again be participating the the City of Ashland New Year’s Eve Party.  The Main Floor and Discovery Center will be open with free admission on Sunday, December 31 from 9pm to 11:55pm.  For more information about this event, call the museum at 606-329-8888. Click Here to Read More

Highlands Games Basketball Camp

Posted on December 6, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is thrilled to partner with the University of Rio Grande Athletic Department and the Ashland YMCA to present a unique learning opportunity for the region’s youth.  The Highlands Games Basketball Camp with the University of Rio Grande basketball teams will take place on Wednesday, December 27 from 9am to 12pm at the YMCA located at 3232 Megan Neyer Way.  Click Here to Read More

Dancing with Our Stars 2018

Posted on December 1, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is thrilled to announce the fifth annual Dancing with Our Stars scheduled for February 3, 2018 at the Boyd County Community Center. Dancing with Our Stars, the museum’s largest fundraiser, features local celebrities partnered with professional dancers competing for $1 votes to win the famous Mirror Ball Trophy. Click Here to Read More

Christmas Tour of Homes

Posted on November 3, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center and the Friends of the Highlands would like to thank everyone who attended this year’s Christmas Tour of Homes. This year’s attendance was one of the highest we have had with this event.  We owe a huge thank you to all of the homeowners who made the Tour of Homes possible:  Click Here to Read More

Walking with the Past Sponsors

Posted on October 31, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center and the Friends of the Ashland Cemetery would like to thank the sponsors who made the Walking with the Past cemetery tour possible. Click Here to Read More