All-member exhibit, through November, McDowell Wellness Center. Sponsored by Gathering Artists. Open to the public during regular business hours. Free. Information: (859) 236-6627.
Christmas-themed exhibit and craft show, by Wilderness Trace Art League, through December, 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.
"40 Fingers," works by Diane Braber, Marsha Heidbrink, Jacqui Lubbers and Delaire Rowe, Saturday through Jan. 2, Central Library Gallery, 140 E. Main St., Lexington. Information: (859) 231-5559. Gallery Hop: 5-8 p.m. Nov. 19.
Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra, 8 p.m. Dec. 4, Newlin Hall, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692.
Leann Rimes' Symphonic Christmas, featuring The Owensboro Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m. Dec. 6, Newlin Hall, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692.
Billyblues, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, Two Roads Cafe. Information: www.billyblues.org.
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, led by Waynesburg Auction. Information: (606) 365-3417.
Little South, 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Fraternal Order of Eagles 4394, Junction City. Cost: $5/members and guests.
Sound City, country music, 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Crossroads, intersection of Ky. 27 and Ky. 34 outside Danville. Cost: $5. Auctions held 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays.
DiMartino/Osland Jazz Orchestra, 8 p.m. Monday, Comedy Off Broadway, Lexington. Cost: $7. Tickets: (859) 271-5653.
"Here's Love," musical rendering of "Miracle on 34th Street," 8 p.m. Dec. 3-4 and 10-11, 3 p.m. Dec. 4 and 12, West T. Hill Community Theatre, Larrimore Lane. Cost: $9/advance, $10/door. Tickets: (859) 236-1310.
"The Best Christmas Pageant EVER!" by Lexington Children's Theatre, 2 p.m. Dec. 4, 5 and 11, 7 p.m. Dec. 4, Lexington Opera House. Cost: $12/adults, $10.75/children. Tickets: (800) 928-4545 or online at www.lctonstage.org.
"Fiddler on the Roof," 8 p.m. Wednesday, Newlin Hall, Centre College. Tickets: (859) 236-4692.
For "On Golden Pond," West T. Hill Community Theatre's mid-winter production, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 13 and 14, at the theater on Larrimore Lane. Roles available: one 12-year-old boy; one woman, 35-45; one woman, 55-70; one man, 55-70; and two men, 35-45. Production dates: Feb. 4-6 and 11-13. Information: (859) 236-3481.
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.
Clementsville Annual Variety Show, 7 p.m. Saturday, Casey County. Information: (606) 787-0842.
Candlelight tour with Christmas music and dessert, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 4, Owelsey House Carriage House, Lancaster. Cost: $5/reservations suggested. Call: (859) 792-2500.
Holiday open house, 1-4 p.m. Dec. 5, Owsley House, Lancaster. Grassroots Writers Group will read at 2:30 p.m. Christmas music and refreshments will be in the old kitchen. Cost: $3. Call: (859) 792-2500.
Tim Wilson, winner of the Cinemax Comedy Competition, Wednesday through Dec. 4 and Dec. 8-11, Comedy Off Broadway, Lexington Green. Show times and prices: 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, $12.25; 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday, $17.25; 7, 9:15 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. Saturday, $19.75. Box office hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.