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 October, 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 and photography by Gathering Artist members, through December, Commonwealth Cancer Center, Danville bypass. Open during regular business hours. Free. Information: (859) 236-6561.
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, featuring pianist Olga Kern, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Newlin Hall, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692.
"Chill Out to Cool Jazz" concert, featuring the 15-piece CentreJazz Band, directed by Vince DiMartino, 7:30 p.m. today, The Warehouse, Centre College. Free. Concert features popular jazz standards such as "My Funny Valentine."
Shane Eldridge and the Desert Wind 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, by Waynesburg Auction. Information: (606) 365-3417.
Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver, 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday, Renfro Valley Entertainment Center. Tickets: 606) 256-2638. Web site: www.doylelawson.com.
Johnny Rivers, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Newlin Hall, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692 or (877) 448-7469.
Lexington Philharmonic, featuring pianist and cancer survivor Janina Fialkowska, 8 p.m. Friday, Singletary Center for the Arts, Lexington. Fialkowska will give a pre-concert lecture at 7:15 p.m. Cost: $22-$40. Tickets: (859) 233-4226 or www.lexphil.org.
Rodney Carrington, 8 p.m. Saturday, Rupp Arena, Lexington. Tickets: $29.50-$42.50. Call: (859) 233-3535.
Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Singletary Center for the Arts. Tickets: (859) 257-4929.
Halloween Spooktacular, part of the Lexington Philharmonic's Family Series, 3 p.m. Sunday, Singletary Center for the Arts, Lexington. Costumes encouraged; doors open at 1:30 p.m. Cost: $13/adults, $9/kids. Tickets: (859) 233-4226 or www.lexphil.org.
Music show and fish fry, 5 p.m. Saturday, Mackville Community Center. Music begins at 7 p.m. Cost: $10/both, $6/fish fry only, $5/music show only; carry outs available. Information: (859) 262-6105.
"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.
"Stop Kiss," by Actors' Guild of Lexington, through Nov. 7, Downtown Arts Center, Lexington. Information: (859) 233-0663.
"Attempts on Her Life," by DramaCentre, Nov. 10-13, Weisiger Theatre, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692.
"Miss Saigon," presented by Broadway Live, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday, Opera House, Lexington. Tickets: (859) 233-3535.
"Seven Wives for Dracula," Halloween readers theater presentation, 7 p.m. Oct. 29 and 30, West T. Hill Community Theatre. Costumes encouraged; refreshments served. Donations accepted. Information: (859) 236-8607.
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.
Contra dance, sponsored by Contraire Dance Association, 7:30-11 p.m. Saturday, Russell Acton Folk Center, 212 Jefferson St., Berea. Dress for energetic activity. Cost: $6/adults, $4/children and students. Information: (800) 598-5263.
"Holding and Solitude: Addressing the Absent Beloved in the Lyric," a lecture concentrating on selected sonnets by Shakespeare as well as lyrics by Shelley, Emily Dickinson and Frank O'Hara, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Norton Center for the Arts boardroom. Free.
"Haunted Frontier," 7-10 p.m. Oct. 28-30, Old Fort Harrod State Park. Cost: $5. Information: (859) 734-9614 or 734-3314.