Events for this column must be submitted to the Advocate by noon Tuesday to be in the Thursday newspaper. Call (859) 236-2551, ext. 135, with complete information, including hours and admission price; or e-mail email@example.com.
“Vavra’s Vision,” through May 30, International Museum of the Horse, Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington. Information: (859) 259-4232. Website: www.kyhorsepark.com.
“Pattern Play,” through May 27, Living Arts and Science Center, 362 N. Martin Luther King Boulevard, Lexington. Gallery Hop: 5-8 p.m. Friday. Information: (859) 252-5222.
Youth Art Fair, featuring works by students from Boyle County and Danville Independent schools, and Kentucky School for the Deaf, through May 18, Community Arts Center. Sponsored by The Arts Commisison of Danville/Boyle County, Community Arts Center and Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Opening reception: 6-8 p.m. today.
Live country music, every Friday and Saturday, Fredia’s Country Music, 4221 Dry Ridge Road, Liberty. Cost: $5; under 12 free. Information: (606) 787-0118.
Aaron Raitiere, 6 p.m. June 2, Community Arts Center. Free. Raitiere will debut children’s songs from his newest album. Information: www.communityartscenter.net.
Chamber Music Festival of the Bluegrass, May 28-29, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill. Information: Aimee Reed-Darnell, (859) 358-4106.
Live country and Southern rock by Southern Rain, 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.
Acoustic Thursday with Mike Evces and his extravaganza of music, 8-10 p.m. today, 4th Street Deli and Tap. Swamp Donkey All Stars CD Release Party, with Pat Morley, Gary Jones, Roy Edmiston and Andrew Palmer, blues and other good sounds, beginning at 8:30 p.m. Friday. Faubush Hill, originals and classics, beginning at 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Wednesday is Trivia Night with Mike Archer, 7 p.m. Information: (859) 236-7953.
“Singing for Joy,” Sounding Joy and Danville Children’s Choir spring concert, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Weisiger Theatre, Norton Center for the Arts. Free; donations accepted for Danville Children’s Choir. Program features sacred and secular music, spirituals, folk, old popular songs, and a joint piece for both choirs. Information: (859) 238-5431 or (859) 236-1816; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Live country music by The Kentucky Strangers Band, 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) 236-4054.
Gordon Crowe, live acoustic music, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. every Friday, El Campestre Mexican Grill, in Walmart complex on Nicholasville Road/Man O’War next to Shell station, Lexington. Free.
Cumberland River Band, bluegrass, 1 p.m. June 4, White Acres Campground, Bardstown. Website: www.cumberlandriverband.com or www.bluegrass101.com/BardstownFestival2011.htm.
Summer Singers will begin its 27th season at 7 p.m. June 6 in Grant 114 of the Norton Center for the Arts. This all-volunteer, mixed-gender group is open to singers of at least high school age, and rehearses every Monday evening in June and July. Summer Singers will present a concert in late July. Information: (859) 238-5431 or (859) 236-1816; or e-mail email@example.com.