Forkland Genealogical Workshop, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 26, Forkland Community Center, Ky. 37, Forkland. Information: Shirley Sheperson, (859) 936-2061; or Carolyn Crabtree, (859) 236-1069 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Forge Con, a gaming and comics convention that will feature hundreds of games and vendors, noon-2 a.m. May 25, 8 a.m.-2 a.m. May 26, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. May 27, Hyatt Regency, Lexington.
HGTV’s “Designed to Sell” and “HGTV Dream ¿Home Giveaway,” 7 p.m. today, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Lexington. Pedersen is the author of “Monica Pedersen Make it Beautiful: Designs and Ideas for Entertaining at Home.”
Stanford Heritage Festival, June 2, downtown Stanford.
Grand opening celebration, 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Flame Run, Louisville. Information: www.flamerun.com.
Lawn Chair Film Festival, beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, Constitution Square State Historic Site. Information: www.danvillekentucky.com.
Friends of the Boyle County Library book sale, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, BCPL. Friends members receive a 10 percent discount; bring membership card.
Day Out With Thomas the Tank Engine, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. June 2-3 and 9-10, 136 S. Main St., New Haven. Cost: $18 plus tax for ages 2 and up. Tickets: (866) 468-7630 or www.ticketweb.com/thomas.html. Website: www.kyrail.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, (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.
“Liberated Basket Quilts,” 1-4 p.m. May 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.
Drawing II, for youth or adult, two classes offered by Melanie Morrett, June 5-July 10, Community Arts Center. Prerequisite: Drawing I. Information: www.communityartscenter.net.
Starry Night Studio, 7-9 p.m. June 5, Community Arts Center. Registration: www.communityartscenter.net. Theme: “With Love, From Paris.”
Starry Night Studio, 7-9 p.m. June 19, Community Arts Center. Registration: www.communityartscenter.net. Theme: “When Life Gives You Lemons.”
Art Day Camp, for ages 10-15, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 11-15, First Southern Community Art Center, Stanford. Cost: $199/includes lunch. Information: Bob Swett, (270) 239-4766 or email@example.com.