Live country and Southern rock by Rhyman Reason 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: $8. Food served at 6 p.m.; doors open at 5 p.m. 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.
Kentucky Shaker Music Day, Saturday, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill. Cost: $15/13 and up; $5/ages 6-12; free/ages 5 and under. Information: (800) 734-5611.
“Peace and Happiness,” Summer Singers Choral Concert, 7:30 p.m. July 30, The Presbyterian Church of Danville. Free. Summer Singers is one of three choirs of Danville Sings, an umbrella organization sponsored by the Community Arts Center. The group has 70 singers, from junior high school age well into senior citizenship. It rehearses every Monday evening during June and July. Several families of two to four singers participate together and singers come from Danville, Harrodsburg, Richmond, Somerset, Hustonville, Stanford, Lawrenceburg, Perryville and Lexington. Barbara Hall, professor of music at Centre College, founded the group in 1985 and continues as its conductor.
“High School Musical Jr.,” July 13-15 and 20-22, West T. Hill Community Theatre. Showtimes: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Cost: $10. Tickets: (859) 319-0205 or www.westthill.com.
“James Harrod: The Battle for Kentucky,” July 13-14, 20-21, 27-28, Fort Harrod Amphitheater, Harrodsburg. Cost: $10. Information: (859) 734-3314.
“Bottoms Up!,” July 10-21, Pioneer Playhouse. Showtime: 8:30 p.m.; $16. Dinner and show: 7:30 p.m.; $28. Information: (859) 236-2747. Website: www.pioneerplayhouse.com.
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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.
Lawn Chair Theater, sponsored by Heart of Danville, dusk Friday, Constitution Square. Free. Friday’s featured film: “Field of Dreams.”
Picnic in the Park, noon Friday, under the old osage orange tree, Old Fort Harrod State Park.
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.
Evening Picnic Cruises on the Dixie Belle riverboat, 6:30-8 p.m. July 14, 21 and 28, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill. Cost: $35; reservations required. Information: (800) 734-5611, ext. 1545.
Mercer County Fair, July 16-21, Mercer County Fairgrounds. Information: (859) 734-5546.
Gifts from the Shaker Garden, with David Larson, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. July 21 and 28, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill. Cost: $65; reservations required. Information: (859) 734-5611, ext. 1545.
Broadway Summer Intensive, for ages 8-14, noon-5 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, July 16-28, William E. “Bunny” Davis Recreation Complex. Cost: $150/single; $250/single plus siblings. For ages 5-7: 1-3 p.m.¿July 10, 12 and 14; cost, $75. Both camps will be held upstairs at the center and both camps will be invited to attend the Broadway Intensive showcase July 28 to perform for friends and families. Taught by Alex Meckes and Dawn Schulz Campbell. Registration: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Hyde, (859) 319-5616 or email@example.com.
Violin lessons, by appointment, Community Arts Center. Registration: instructor Phil DeHaan, (859) 509-4293 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
Pottery Art Camps for Kids, 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday through Friday, through Aug. 3, Ceramic Creation by Jaque, 535 S. Fourth St. Cost: $20/day or $70/week. For ages 5 and up. A non-refundable advance deposit is required for each day or week of art camp. Make-up sessions must be completed within the June/July/August 2012 summer months. Information: (859) 236-7288 or email@example.com. Website: www.ceramiccreationsbyjaque.com.
Beginning Ballroom Dance, 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Community Arts Center. Instructor: Wesley Bratcher. Registration: www.communityartscenter.net.