December 31 — The Benny Jones Band will perform at special hours for this New Year’s celebration, 8 p.m. to 12:01 a.m., at Country Cabin II in Norton, Va. Finger foods appreciated for halftime refreshments. Admission price is $5 for adults, 12 years and over, and $1 for children 2 through 11 years. For information call 276-679-3541.
. January 14 — Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College will host the annual community diversity breakfast to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at 9 a.m. in the Benton
Schoolhouse Inn. University of Kentucky Professor Dr. Gerald Smith will be the speaker. The cost of the breakfast is $9.95. For more information, call Sundy at (606) 589-3052.