Live country and Southern rock by Rumors band, 8 p.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday, Mae Johnson’s White Barn, Waynesburg. Cost: $5. Pool room opens at 7 p.m. Information: (606) 365-3417.
Live country music by Kentucky Strangers, 7-10 p.m. every Friday night, The Barn, 345 Buster Pike, Burgin. Cost: $7. Information: Tommy Hurst, (859) 748-9689.
Acoustic Jam, 7 p.m. every second and fourth Tuesday, Community Arts Center, 401 W. Main St. Enter through back door. Information: John Hughes, (859) 583-4112, or CAC (859) 236-4054.
Live music, 8 p.m.-midnight every Friday and Saturday night, Silver Eagle Entertainment and Music, located at the old Food Lion location in Lancaster. Cost: $5. Information: (859) 792-6694.
Brentano String Quartet, 7:30 p.m. today, Norton Center for the Arts, Centre College. Cost: $35, $26, $18. Tickets: (859) 236-4692.
Kentucky Bach Choir, 7:30-9 p.m. April 13, First Presbyterian Church, 174 N.¿Mill St., Lexington. Cost: $20/adults, $15/seniors 65 and older, $10/students with ID. Countertenor Eric Jurenas, winner of the choir’s 2011 Bach Choir Vocal Competition will be featured. Tickets available at Downtown Arts Center, 141 E. Main St., Lexington; by calling (859) 225-0370; or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.lexarts.tix.com.
Payne and Waters Band, Saturday, First Southern Community Arts Center. Tickets on sale now at Stanford City Hall, advance $8 or door $10.
2012 Lincoln County Idol, first show set for April 12 and for seven consecutive Thursdays, First Southern Community Arts Center. Photos of the 2012 contestants at www.stanfordky.org.
“The Three Musketeers,” through April 15, Woodford Theatre, 275 Beasley Drive, Versailles. Showtimes: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Cost: $19/adults, $12/students. Tickets: (859) 873-0648. Website: www.woodfordtheatre.com.
Contra Dance, Saturday, with caller Hank Morris and band Laurie Fisher and Friends, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. (Beginner lesson 7:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.), ArtsPlace, 161 N. Mill St., Lexington, $8 adult, $5 students and first-timers. For information call (859) 552-5433 or http://ltda.ws/LexDance:Lexington Traditional Dance Association
AND MORE ...
The Great American Dollhouse Museum, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 344 Swope Drive, Danville. Cost: $7/adults, $5/children 2-12. Information: (859) 583-8000.
Artists sought for gallery hop-type event set for 5-9 p.m. May 5 in Harrodsburg. Artists will be able to sell their work, but the primary goal is to exhibit the work. To participate: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org; or (859) 265-6049.
Artists sought for Arts Commisison of Danville/Boyle County’s Gallery Hop Stop, set for 5:30-8 p.m. June 7 in downtown Danville. Information: (859) 238-0063 or email@example.com.
Friday Night Fish Fry, 5:30-8 p.m. Fridays, through Friday, Trustees’ Office Dining Room, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill. Cost: $12.95. Reservations recommended; call (800) 734-5611, ext. 360.
American Comedy Film Classics Series, 7 p.m. March 22 and 29, Boyle County Public Library. Charles Vahlkamp will lead a brief discussion of the films. Information: (859) 236-4063.
Breakfast with the Babies, 9:30 a.m. April 14, 21 and 28, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill. Space is limited. Cost: $15/ages 13 and older; $10/ages 6-12; $5/ages 5 and under. Reservation and non-refundable prepayment required; call (800) 734-5611, ext. 1545.
Poetry reading by Maurice Manning, presented by Friends of the Boyle County Public Library, noon April 16, BCPL community room. Deaf interpreter will be available if requested; call (859) 238 7323 or email library @boylepublib.org at least 48 hours in advance. Free. Attendees can bring their lunches; tea and coffee provided.
Book signing by Austin Kleon, author of “Steal Like an Artist,” Monday, University of Kentucky, Lexington.
“Kentucky’s Native People: 10,000 Years of History,” presented by Tressa Brown, 7 p.m. April 23, community room, Boyle County Public Library. A Friends of the Library program. Free. If deaf interpreter is needed, call (859) 238-7323 or email firstname.lastname@example.org at least 48 hours in advance.
“Danville-Boyle County Bike Across America,” presented by Ernst and Andrew Crown-Weber, 7 p.m. April 23, community room, Boyle County Public Library. A Friends of the Library program. Free. If deaf interpreter is needed, call (859) 238-7323 or email email@example.com at least 48 hours in advance.
Guided Nature Hikes, 1:30 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 27, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill. Free; hike begins at West Lot Trailhead No. 2.
Guitar, mandolin, bass, flute, song-writing and improvisation for all ages and all levels, Community Arts Center. Registration: instructor Jack Covell, (859) 319-0773.
Piano lessons, for children and adults, by appointment, daytime hours, Community Arts Center. Registration: instructor Richard Ferreira, (859) 329-7814.
Piano lessons, by appointment, Community Arts Center. Registration: instructor Vicki DeLys, (859) 319-5616 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Violin lessons, by appointment, Community Arts Center. Registration: instructor Phil DeHaan, (859) 509-4293 or email@example.com.
Childbloom guitar program, an innovative approach to music-making and skill development with the guitar, designed for children ages 5-12, Community Arts Center. Information: Jeff Hogue, (859) 913-1676.
Pastels class: landscapes, 1-4 p.m. Thursdays, April 19-May 3, Community Arts Center. Cost: $96; space limited to six participants. Instructor Barb Hitchcock will teach how to use soft pastels and watercolors with an emphasis on composition, color and technique. Registration: www.communityartscenter.net.
“Liberated Basket Quilts,” 1-4 p.m. May 7 and 21, Community Arts Center. Cost: $45/each session. For intermediate to advanced quilters or sewers, who will learn to make free-form basket blocks to become wall hangings or full-sized quilts. Registration: www.communityartscenter.net.
New Horizons adult beginning band rehearsals, 10 a.m.-noon Mondays, Community Arts Center. Information or to register: www.communityartscenter. net, or attend a rehearsal.