“Concussions: Tackling Our Responsibility” May 10, 7:00PM

Posted on May 4, 2018 by Tia Rumbaugh

Andy Gilliland, M.D., King’s Daughters Sports Medicine Physician

Lawrence County soccer player Sarah Lykins, who recently had a
concussion, will share her experience. Russell High School
athletic trainer Mark Hilburn will speak and answer questions. Click Here to Read More

Jim Fannin “Americas Zone Coach” – Monday 4/30 @ 6:30PM

Posted on April 27, 2018 by Tia Rumbaugh

Join us Monday 4/30 at 6:30PM for Jim Fannin “America’s Zone Coach” as he delivers his motivational and inspiring work which has been the renowned tool for pro athletes to incorporate into their regimen for overcoming mental blocks in their field. Click Here to Read More

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

Now Accepting Hometown Teams Tour Requests 4/14-5/19

Posted on March 14, 2018 by Tia Rumbaugh

Opening April 14th with extended operational hours through May 19th, Highlands is pleased to host Hometown Teams: “How Sports Shaped America” a traveling Smithsonian Institution exhibition. This once in a lifetime exhibit will features sports memorabilia from across our  nation, as well as exceptional pieces collected from local schools, colleges, athletes, and athletic organizations that exemplify the rich history of sports success and teamwork in our very own tri-state and the Ashland geo-metro area. 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

Snow Day at Highlands Wednesday 1/17/18

Posted on January 16, 2018 by Tia Rumbaugh

Apologies! Due to snow, we will be closed Wednesday 1/17/18. We will re-open Thursday 1/18/18 at 10AM. Be safe and warm! Click Here to Read More

Esther Price Candy!

Posted on January 18, 2013 by Christy Martin

esther-price-candies-21300523 Our gift shop now has Esther Price Candy.

Show you loved ones how much you care with a box of delicious Esther Price candy. Also featured in our gift shop is hand blown glass jewelry, KY souvenirs, hemp bracelets, owl jewelry, and  mustache rings. Click Here to Read More