Works by Jim Underwood, through December, 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. Monday through Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Closed Tuesday. 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, through Jan. 2, Central Library Gallery, 140 E. Main St., Lexington. Information: (859) 231-5559.
Works by painter David Farmer and photographer J.P. Fields, through Dec. 23, Miller Fine Art and Framing, 501 E. High St., Lexington. Information: (859) 254-04042. Web site: www.millerfineart.com.
Works by Ellen Skidmore, Friday through Dec. 30, Cross Gate Gallery, 509 E. Main St., Lexington. Information: (859) 233-3856. Web site: www.crossgategallery.com. Artist reception: 6-9 p.m. Friday.
"Flame Run," an exhibit of contemporary art glass by four artists from Louisville's Flame Run studio, through Jan. 8, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah. Information: (270) 442-2453.
Billyblues, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Wednesday, Two Roads Cafe. Information: www.billyblues.org.
Kentucky Rain, 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.
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.
Terry Gribbins, 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Fraternal Order of Eagles 4394, Junction City. Cost: $5/members and guests.
Candy Cane Concert, by Lexington Philharmonic, 3 p.m. Sunday, Singletary Center for the Arts, Lexington. Pre-concert activities begin at 1:30 p.m. Cost: $13/adults, $9/children. Tickets: (859) 233-4226 or www.lexphil.org.
"Fun with the Phil," beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday for ages 5 and under, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Lexington. At 1 p.m., ages 6 and up can test their music-making skills. Free.
"Here's Love," musical rendering of "Miracle on 34th Street," 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, West T. Hill Community Theatre, Larrimore Lane. Cost: $9/advance, $10/door. Tickets: (859) 236-1310.
Sesame Street Live's "1-2-3 ... Imagine!" 7 p.m. Dec. 16 and 17, 10:30 a.m. Dec. 17 and 18, 1 p.m. Dec. 19, 2 p.m. Dec. 18, 4:30 p.m. Dec. 19, Rupp Arena, Lexington. Cost: $12 and $15. Tickets: (859) 233-3535.
"The Best Christmas Pageant EVER!" by Lexington Children's Theatre, 2 p.m. Saturday, Lexington Opera House. Cost: $12/adults, $10.75/children. Tickets: (800) 928-4545 or online at www.lctonstage.org.
"Hans Brinker," 11 a.m. Saturday, Thoroughbred Center's Theatre for Children, Lexington. Cost: $8. Information: (859) 293-1853 or www.TheThoroughbredCenter.com
For "On Golden Pond," West T. Hill Community Theatre's mid-winter production, 6:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, 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.
For "James and the Giant Peach," by Lexington Children's Theatre, 2-4 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. Sunday, 7-9 p.m. Monday, LCT's Learning Stage, Lexington. Roles available for ages 9-99. Auditions by appointment only; each auditionee must attend the entire two-hour session. To schedule an audition time, call (859) 254.4546, ext. 310. Information: www.lctonstage.org/