Paintings by Jackie Zimmerman, through October, McDowell Wellness Center. Sponsored by Gathering Artists. Open to the public during regular business hours. Free.
Paintings by Diane Reed and Jackie Zimmerman, photography by John Robinson, through Jan. 9, Commonwealth Cancer Center, Danville bypass. Open during regular business hours. Free. Reception: 1-3 p.m. Oct. 12.
Premier, formerly known as Next Page, a New Anthem music concert sponsored by Crab Orchard Elementary School and Family Connections Resource Center, 7 p.m. Saturday, Crab Orchard Elementary gym. Information: (606) 355-2129.
Central Kentucky Metal Fest, featuring Krimsyn Skurge, Brodequin, Red Eye Eclipse, Mangled Atrocity, Primitive Methods and Cadaver in Drag, 4 p.m. Saturday, Danville National Guard Armory.
CentreTrumpets concert, a fall open house activity, 10 a.m. Saturday, Newlin Hall, Centre College. Free.
CentreTrumpets and Centre Brass concert, 3 p.m. Sunday, Audrey Gillespie Recital Hall, Centre College. Free.
Family concert weekend, 11 a.m. Oct. 11, Weisiger Theatre, Centre College. Free.
Centre Singers and Centre Strings, 3 p.m. Oct. 12, Audrey Gillespie Recital Hall, Centre College. Free.
Tenor Daniel Weeks and pianist Naomi Oliphant, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14, Audrey Gillespie Recital Hall, Centre College. Free.
Five Iron Frenzy, Bleach, Holland and Cameron Jaymes, Christian music, 7 p.m. Friday, Asbury Theological Seminary student gym. Advance cost: $12. Tickets: 1(800)965-9324
Rockapella, unique sound in a cappella music, 8 p.m. Oct. 11, Newlin Hall, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692.
The Four Tops, 8:30 p.m. Oct. 17, Newlin Hall, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692.
Free the Music! Deep Soul Dance Party, benefit to keep WRVG's programming in Lexington, Saturday, The Dame, 156 W. Main St., Lexington. Doors open at 8 p.m.; music begins at 8 p.m. Cost: $5. Information: (859) 226-9204.
"Androcles and the Lion," 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 10 and 11:45 a.m. today, Lexington Children's Theatre Main Stage, 418 Short St., Lexington. Cost: $10/adults, $8.25/children. Tickerts: (800) 928-4545.
"Rigoletto," popular Verdi opera, 8 p.m. Oct. 27, Newlin Hall, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692.
"Porgy and Bess," American masterpiece, 8 p.m. Oct. 9, Newlin Hall, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692.
Contra dance, sponsored by Lexington Traditional Dance Association, 8-11 p.m. Friday, ArtsPlace, 161 N. Mill St., Lexington. Music by Changeling. Dress for energetic activity. Cost: $6/adults, $5/students and first-timers. Information: (859) 269-2713.
The Great Outhouse Blowout and Country Cruise-In, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Penn's Store, Gravel Switch. Information: (859) 332-7706 or 332-7715.
Perryville Battlefield Re-enactment, Friday and Saturday, at the battlefield and downtown. Information: (859) 236-7794 or (800) 755--0076.
Diane Ford, nominated 16 times as National Comedienne of the Year, Wednesday through Oct. 11, Comedy Off Broadway, Lexington Green. Show times and prices: 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, $7.25; 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday, $9.25; 7, 9:15 and 11:30 p.m. Saturday, $12.25. Box office hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
Ricky Kalmon, hypnotist, through Saturday, Comedy Off Broadway, Lexington Green. Show times and prices: 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, $7.25; 8 p.m. Friday, $10.25; 10:30 p.m. Friday, R-rated show, $15.25; 7 and 9:15 p.m. Saturday, $13.25; 11:30 p.m. Saturday, R-rated show, $15.25. Box office hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Web site: www.comedyoffbroadway.com.
"The African Queen," part one, 7 p.m. today, Boyle County Public Library. Free. Part of "Films of the 1950s" Library Film Series. Oct. 16: "The African Queen," part two.
Lantern Tour, 8 p.m. Saturday, Irvinton House Museum, 435 Lancaster Ave., Richmond. Free. Information: (800) 866-3705.
First Annual Heart of Danville Classic Cruise-In, sponsored by Heart of Danville and featuring music and games, 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Main Street. Rain cancels. Information: (859) 236-1909 or email@example.com.