"Calico and Chintz: Early American Quilts from the Smithsonian Art Museum," featuring 22 rare pieced and whole-cloth American quilts made before 1850, through March 15, Speed Art Museum, Louisville. Hours: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Information: (502) 634-2700 or www.speedmuseum.org.
"Cultural Connections: Chris Stafford, Michele Little and Jill Plaisted," through Feb. 29, Central Library Gallery, 140 E. Main St., Lexington. Free. Information: (859) 231-5559.
"Shades of Greatness," national tour of Negro Leagues Baseball Museum's memorabilia, through July 11, Louisville Slugger Museum. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Cost: $6/adults, $5/seniors, $3.50/ages 6-12. Information: (502) 588- 7228.
Classical guitar ensemble of University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, featuring works by Scarlatti, Morley, Britten, Piazzolla and Pujol, 7:30 p.m. today, Audrey Gillespie Recital Hall, Grant 114, Centre College. Free.
The Barn concerts, specializing in "good, clean family fun," 6:30-10 p.m. every Friday night. Located on Buster Pike outside Burgin. Admission: $5. Tom Hurst, Sam Baker, Charlie Peel and Jim McKee are the featured singers/songwriters. Information: (859) 748-9689.
Showdown, 8 p.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday, Mae Johnson's White Barn, Waynesburg. Cost: $5/adults, $1/under 9. Information: (606) 365-3417.
Gomalan Brass Quintet, 3 p.m. Sunday, Weisiger Theatre, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692.
DiMartino/Osland Jazz Orchestra, 8 p.m. Jan. 26, Comedy Off Broadway, Lexington. Cost: $6.25. Tickets: (859) 271-5653.
A Mid-Winter Madrigal Feaste, featuring dinner and entertainment, 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Anderson Circle Show Barn, Harrodsburg. Cost: $25/adults, $23/seniors, $12/children. Tickets: (859) 734-2389 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Why Mosquitoes Buzz," original adaptation of African folk tales, 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, Lexington Children's Theatre. Cost: $10/adults, $8.25/children. Tickets: (800) 928-4545.
"Over the River and Through the Woods," comedy, 8 p.m. Feb. 13-14 and 20-21, 3 p.m. Feb. 15 and 22, West T. Hill Community Theatre. Tickets: (859) 236-1310.
"The Sound of Music," ever-popular musical, 8 p.m. Feb. 4, Newlin Hall, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692.
Dwight Slade, who began his career in comedy at 13, through Saturday, Comedy Off Broadway, Lexington Green. Show times and prices: 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, $6.25; 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday, $8.25; 7, 9:15 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. Saturday, $10.25. 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.
Grassroots Writers, 6-7:30 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Lancaster United Methodist Church, Stanford Street.
David Crowe, "Cirque de Surreal" comedy, Wednesday through Jan. 31, Comedy Off Broadway, Lexington Green. Show times and prices: 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, $6.25; 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday, $8.25; 7, 9:15 and 11:30 p.m. Saturday, $10.75. 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.
Hot Rod Truck Pull and Monster Truck Winternational Finals, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Rupp Arena, Lexington. Tickets: (859) 233-3535.
Events for this column must be submitted to the Advocate by 5 p.m. Tuesday. Call (859) 236-2551 with complete information, including hours and admission price; or e-mail email@example.com.