The Bluegrass Arts Association will hold open auditions for Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol Musical from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Jessamine County Public Library, 600 South Main Street, Nicholasville. Male and female actors/singers of all ages are needed.
Auditions for musicians for the orchestra will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at 341 Virginia Lane, Nicholasville.
Performances of the holiday musical will be Dec. 9 to 11 and 16 to 18 at McKenna Chapel at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore. For more information, call (859) 881-8247 or go to Bluegrassarts.org.
New organization for the needy opens doors
God's Hands Food Pantry, a new player in the fight against hunger in Jessamine County, has opened at 514 North Main Street, Nicholasville.
The food pantry, which is across from Nicholasville City Hall in The Turning Point church, is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays and Fridays and 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays. The food pantry accepts all Jessamine County families that are in need. For more information, go to Godshandsky.org.