Watercolors by Jim Underwood, through November, Boyle County Library. Sponsored by Gathering Artists. Open to the public during regular business hours. Free.
Varied works by Madelyn Worley, through November, 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.
Holiday exhibit and sale, featuring hand-crafted ornaments and decorations; Christmas cards; hand-knitted and -crocheted items; unframed watercolors, batiks and prints, through Dec. 7, Main Floor Gallery, Wilderness Trace Art League, Constitution Square. Open house: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 15 and 1-4 p.m. Nov. 16. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. Sundays. Closed Tuesdays. Information: (859) 236-6561.
Contra dance, sponsored by Lexington Traditional Dance Association, 8-11 p.m. Friday, ArtsPlace, 161 N. Mill St., Lexington. Music by Footloose. Dress for energetic activity. Cost: $6/adults, $5/students and first-timers. Information: (859) 269-2713.
"A Tribute to Johnny Cash, by Larry Sanders and Borderline and presented by Mercer County band, 7 p.m. Saturday, Mercer County Elementary School auditorium, Tapp and Moberly roads. Cost: $8/adults, $4/children. Doors open at 6 p.m. Information: (800) 928-3361.
"The Spirit of America," Jeffrey Swann, piano, 8 p.m. Nov. 14, Singletary Center for the Arts, Lexington. Cost: $20-$38. Tickets: (859) 257-4929.
The American Brass Quintet, 8 p.m. Saturday, Singletary Center for the Arts, Lexington. Cost: $20. Tickets: (859) 257-4929.
Kodaly String Quartet, with Michiko Otake, piano, 8 p.m. Monday, Weisiger Theatre, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692
Fanged Robot, with guest, today, The Dame, 156 W. Main St., Lexington. Doors open at 10 p.m.; music begins at 10:30 p.m. Cost: $3. Information: (859) 226-9204.
Johnny Cash Hootenanny!, Monday, The Dame, 156 W. Main St., Lexington. Doors open at 9 p.m.; music begins at 10 p.m. Cost: $3. Information: (859) 226-9204.
Musicians' Showcase, 4 p.m. Nov. 15, Grant 114, Centre College. Free.
"Nunsense," musical comedy, 8 p.m. Nov. 14-15 and 21-22, 3 p.m. Nov. 16 and 23, Ragged Edge Community Theater, Harrodsburg. Cost: $10/adults, $9/seniors, $7/children. Tickets: (859) 734-2389.
"The Beloved Community," world premiere of play by Herman D. Farrell III, 8 p.m. through Saturday, Weisiger Theatre, Centre College. Information: (859) 236-4692.
"Saturday Night Fever," disco musical, 8 p.m. Nov. 13, Newlin Hall, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692.
Chateau and Pottery Hay Ride, featuring hay ride tour of grounds and vineyard at Old Crow Inn, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday. Also featuring spiced wine at the winery or mulled cider at the studio as well as refreshments. Free. Information: (859) 236-1808.
"A Holiday Gathering," featuring readings, music, gift specials, light refreshments and the sharing of heirloom holiday recipes, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays in November, Penn's Store. This week's guest: Glenn Metzger of Louisville. Information: (859) 332-7706.
Grassroots Writers, 6-7:30 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Lancaster United Methodist Church, Stanford Street.
Riders in the Sky, known as the world's premier comedic singing Western group, 8 p.m. Saturday, Farnham Dudgeon Convention Center, Frankfort. Cost: $25/adult, $5/student or child. Information: (502) 875-4278.
Candle workshop, creating holiday candles, 1 and 3 p.m. Nov. 15, Elements Pottery, 471 Stanford Ave. Workshop includes two practice and six candles. $10 prepaid fee covers all materials and person instruction. Reservations required; call (859) 236-1808.
"North By Northwest," 7 p.m. today, Boyle County Public Library. Free. Part of "Films of the 1950s" Library Film Series. Nov. 20: "North by Northwest," part two.
Fort Harrod Holiday Gala, 6-9 p.m. Nov. 14-15, Old Fort Harrod State Park, Harrodsburg. Cost: $3/adults, $3/children. Information: (859) 734-9614.