Paintings by Shirley Cochran-Walls, through October, McDowell Wellness Center. Sponsored by Gathering Artists. Open to the public during regular business hours. Free. Information: (859) 236-6627.
Works by Brenna Kihlman, an exhibit honoring the late artist, by Wilderness Trace Art League, through Monday, Unit No. 2, Constitution Square. Facility also includes two floors of members' arts and crafts. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. Sundays. Closed Tuesdays. Information: (859) 236-6561.
Paintings by Jack Carey, for sale and on display, Cutter's Buffet, Hustonville Road.
Paintings and photography by Gathering Artist members, through December, Commonwealth Cancer Center, Danville bypass. Open during regular business hours. Free. Information: (859) 236-6561.
"An Array of Gallery Artists," through Oct. 23, Miller Fine Art and Framing, 501 E. High St., Lexington. Information: (859) 254-04042. Web site: www.millerfineart.com.
"Place A Culture Here and There," works by Wolfgang Ritschel, through Nov. 9, MetroLex Gallery, 301 E. Main, Lexington. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. weekdays; Saturdays by appointment. Opening reception: 5-8 p.m. Sept. 17. Information: (859) 254-7024 and www.lexingtonartleague.org.
David Delaney Band, 8 p.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday, Mae Johnson's White Barn, Waynesburg. Cost: $5/adults, $1/under 9. Auction: 7 p.m. Mondays, led by Waynesburg Auction. Information: (606) 365-3417.
Juilliard String Quartet, 8 p.m. Oct. 18, Weisiger Theatre, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692 or (877) 448-7469.
Johnny Rivers, 8:30 p.m. Oct. 22, Newlin Hall, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692 or (877) 448-7469.
Tracy Lawrence and Toby Keith, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Rupp Arena, Lexington. Cost: $59.75 and $39.75. Tickets: (859) 281-6644.
"Smokey Joe's Cafe," 8 p.m. today, Newlin Hall, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692 or (877) 448-7469.
"Charlotte's Web," heartwarming children's classic, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Bomhard Theater, The Kentucky Center, Louisville. Part of the "Young Stages" series for ages 5 to10. Tickets: (800) 775-7777. Web site: www.kentuckycenter.org.
"Dracula," 10th anniversary presentation of the Bram Stoker story, through Oct. 31, Actors Theatre of Louisville. Tickets: (502) 584-1205. Web site: www.ActorsTheatre.org.
Contra dance, sponsored by Lexington Traditional Dance Association, 8-11 p.m. Friday, ArtsPlace, 161 N. Mill St., Lexington. Dress for energetic activity. Cost: $5/adults, $4/students and first-timers. Information: (859) 269-2713.
Mackville Harvest Festival, Friday night tractor pull and music, and beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Mackville Community Center, Mackville, Ky. 152. Information: (859) 262-6105.
"Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb," directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Peter Sellers, Sterling Hayden and George C. Scott, 7 p.m. Oct. 14, Boyle County Public Library. Part of the American Film Classics series. Free; discussion follows. Oct. 28: "To Kill a Mockingbird," directed by Robert Mulligan and starring Gregory Peck, Brock Peters, Robert Duvall. Peck, in his greatest role as lawyer Atticus Finch, defends a black man accused of rape in the Depression-era South.
Forkland Heritage Festival and Revue, noon-10 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, Forkland Community Center. Cost: $2/adults, $1/children. Information: (859) 332-7839; email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Perryville Re-enactment and Commemoration Weekend, with events scheduled in the town and at the battlefield, Saturday and Sunday. Re-enactments: 2 p.m. both days. Cost: $5/car and $20/bus. Information: (859) 236-7794. Web site: www.perryvillereenactment.org.