Events

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

Ashland Airport: Eastern Kentucky’s Forgotten Field

Posted on May 5, 2017 by Emily Roush

Be sure to stop by the museum to pick up a copy of the new book, Ashland Airport: Eastern Kentucky’s Forgotten Field by local author William E. Martin.  This book shares the rich, interesting history of the now closed Ashland Airport, a place that’s existence is unknown to many in the region.   Click Here to Read More

WWI: Reflecting Back a Century Later

Posted on January 16, 2016 by Emily Roush

New to the Mezzanine’s military gallery, “WWI: Reflecting Back a Century Later” discusses America’s involvement in World War I.  Items on display in this exhibit were used by local veterans during the war. Click Here to Read More