Photography Exhibit from Convention and Visitors Bureau contest, through August, McDowell Wellness Center. Sponsored by Gathering Artists. Open to the public during regular business hours. Free.
Works by Andrea Cass, David Cornwell, Lisa Schneider and Geri Trinler, through September, Commonwealth Cancer Center, Danville bypass. Open during regular business hours. Free.
"All The Queen's Horses," comprehensive exhibit that explores the role of the horse in the British Isles, through Sunday, International Museum of the Horse, Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington. Exhibit marks 25th anniversary of the horse park. Information: (859) 259-4224.
"Prince Charlie and the Royal House of Stuart 1688-1788: Works of Art from the Drambuie Collection," through Sept. 28, Headley-Whitney Museum, 4435 Old Frankfort Pike, Lexington. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Cost: $6/adults, $5/seniors, $3/children. Information: (859) 255-6653. Web site: www.headley-whitney.org.
"Storytellers: Artists as Authors," by Lexington Art League, through Saturday, Meridian Gallery, 325 W. Main St., Lexington. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday. Free. Web site: www.lexingtonartleague.com.
"Town Branch Trail - Signs and Photos," through Sept. 7, Central Library Gallery, 140 E. Main St., Lexington. Information: (859) 231-5559.
"Botanica: Recent Work by Bruce R. Frank," by Lexington Art League, through Sept. 16, MetroLex Gallery, 301 E. Main St., Lexington. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, by appointment Saturday. Free. Information: (859) 254-7024. Web site: www.lexingtonartleague.com.
"Weapons of Mass Instruction: An LAL Members Exhibit," through Sept. 6, Kentucky Theatre Gallery, 214 E. Main St., Lexington. Open daily during Kentucky Theatre showings. Information: (859) 254-7024.
Stardust, Friday and Saturday, Mae Johnson's White Barn, Waynesburg. Hours: 8 p.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday. Cost: $5. Call (606) 365-3417.
Restless band, 7-11 p.m. Friday, $5; Pure Country with Sam Tucker, 7-11 p.m. Saturday, $5, Sam's Place, Old U.S. 127, Junction City. Aug. 29 will be Hillbilly Night. Information: (859) 854-6390.
The Big Maracas, salsa and Latin music, 6:30-8:30 p.m. today, Weisiger Park. Part of the of Whimsy in Weisiger Summer Concert Series. Free.
Larry Sanders and The Borderline Band, 8 p.m. Saturday, Junction City Park. Free; part of Junction City Railroad Days Festival. Bring a lawn chair.
John Berry, Lee Roy Parnell and David Lee Murphy, 7 and 9:15 p.m. Saturday, New Barn Theater, Renfro Valley. Cost: $25 and $27. Tickets: (800) 765-7464. Web site: www.renfrovalley.com.
DiMartino/Osland Jazz Orchestra, 8 p.m. Monday, Comedy Off Broadway, Lexington. Cost: $6.25. Tickets: (859) 271-5653.
"The Stephen Foster Story," 8 p.m. nightly, My Old Kentucky Home, Bardstown. Information: (502) 348-5971.
"Academia Nuts," comedy, through Saturday, Pioneer Playhouse. Dinner and theater: $20; children under 6, $6.50. Theater only: $12; children under 6, $3.50. Dinner served at 7:30 p.m.; show goes up at 8:30 p.m. Reservations: (859) 236-2747.
"Hoofprints On The Stairs," a Civil War Music Drama, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Centre Square outdoor stage, Lebanon. Adult cost: $7/advance, $9/door; children, $4. Limited seating; bring a lawn chair. Tickets: (877) 692-6002.
"The Desk Set," 1950s comedy, 8 p.m. Sept. 5-6 and 12-13, 3 p.m. Sept. 7 and 14, West T. Hill Community Theatre, 117 Larrimore Lane. Cost: $8/advance, $9/door. Tickets: (859) 236-2948.
"Children of Richard, Rhoda and God," dating adventures of two Kentucky teens, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Plum Alley Theater, Elizabethtown. Cost: $7.50. Tickets: (270) 234-8258.
For "Merry Christmas, Stregna Nona," by Lexington Children's Theatre, 1-3 or 4-6 p.m. Sept. 21, 7-9 p.m. Sept. 22 or 23, 418 W. Short St., Lexington. Roles available for adults and students ages 9 to 99. Information: (859) 254-4546, ext. 310.
For "Nunsense," Ragged Edge Community Theater's fall musical, 2-5 p.m. Sunday, 7-10 p.m. Monday, at the theater on Main Street, Harrodsburg. Roles available: five women, mid-teens to adults, any race; skills in tap, ballet, various musical styles, and ventriloquism useful. Auditions will consist of acting, singing and movement games and exercises. Additional audition information available at www.kycom.net/~raggededge. Production dates: Nov. 14-16 and 21-23. Information: (859) 734-2389.