Blue Monday with Lee McBee and Pat Nichols, 5:30 p.m. (early show), The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.
Kaki King, Christine Baze, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.
Metal School, 10 p.m., The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.
The Spanktones Open Jam, 9 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-3320.
Thanksgiving, Lake, Evan Saathoff, 10 p.m., The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.
Benevento Russo Due, Chris Hartford & the Band of Changes, 7:30 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass., 842-1390.
Gotch, 8 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Mass., 830-8030.
Grayson Capps and the Stumpknockers, Truckstop Honeymoon, 8 p.m., The Gaslight Tavern, 317 N. Second St., 856-4330.
Acoustic Jam Session, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-3320.
The Americana Music Academy Jam, 7:30 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Mass., 830-8030.
Anni B, 9:30 p.m., Stu's Midtown Tavern, 925 Iowa, 856-7887.
Ardys and Bradford, The Yards, 7 p.m., Fatso's, 1016 Mass., 865-4055.
Art Brut, We Are Scientists, The Spinto Band, 9 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass., 842-1390.
Billy Spears and the Beer Bellies, 6 p.m., Johnny's Tavern, 401 N. Second St., 842-0377.
Curry Haze, 6:30 p.m., Ruchi Indian Cuisine, 3300 Bob Billings Parkway, 312-9747.
Drag the River, Arthur Dodge, 10 p.m., The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.
Floyd the Barber, 9:30 p.m., Pachammama's, Eighth and New Hampshire streets, 841-0990.
Full Day Affair, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-3320.
The Havok on Polaris, We Are Action, 10 p.m., The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.
John Weatherwax and the Junkyard Jazz Band, 7:3 p.m., American Legion, 3408 W. Sixth St., 842-3415.
Marc Broussard, 8 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass., 842-1390.
Rev's Soul Review, 9 p.m., Limerance, 1520 Wakarusa Drive, 842-5805.
Snuff Jazz, 10:30 p.m., The Eighth Street Tap Room, 801 N.H., 841-6918.
The Winter Sounds, Titan Moon, 10 p.m., The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.
Final Drive, 9 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third St., 749-2727.
Sellout, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-3320.
Spanish for 100, The Legendary Terrordactyls, 10 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.
Crying Out Loud, 9 p.m., Stu's Midtown Tavern, 925 Iowa, 856-7887.
Dave and the Wave, 9 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third St., 749-2727.
Floyd the Barber, 10 p.m., Limerance, 1520 Wakarusa Drive, 842-5805.
The Heebie Jeebies, 7 p.m., The Gaslight Tavern, 317 N. Second St., 856-4330.
The Kinetiks, Loglady, 9 p.m., The Gaslight Tavern, 317 N. Second St., 856-4330.
Less Than Jake, Catch 22, The Loved Ones, 7:30 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass., 842-1390.
Moonlight Drive, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-3320.
Totimoshi, Unknown Stuntman, 10 p.m., The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.
West Side Folk Concert: Bill Morrisse, 7:30 p.m., Unity Church, Ninth Street and Madeline Lane, 865-FOLK.
Adult, Anvil Chorus, 10 p.m., The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.
New Found Glory, The Early November, Cartel, Limbeck, 6:30 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass., 842-1390.
Rex Hobart and the Misery Boys, 7 p.m. (early show), The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.
Ouija Radio, Lovers in Transit, 10 p.m., The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.
Chung-Hoon Peter Chun, viola, and Kyungmi Lee, piano, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, KU campus, 864-3436.
Yukiko Iwasaki, soprano, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, KU campus, 864-3436.
Fall Choral Concert: The University Singers, Concert Choir and Chamber Singers, with guest choir, Cantorei, from Eudora High School, 7:30 p.m., Rice Auditorium, Baker University campus, (785) 594-8330.
Acoustic Open Jam, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-3320.
Kansas City Guitar Society Guest Artist Concert: Pable Sainz Villegas, classical guitarist, 7:30 p.m., White Hall, UMKC's Perfoming Arts Center, 4949 Cherry, Kansas City, Mo., (8160 235-6222.
Americana Music Academy Saturday Jam, 3 p.m.-5 p.m., Americana Music Academy, 1419 Mass., 830-9640.
Ardys and Bradford, Pendleton Market Fall Festival, 3 p.m., Pendleton Farms, 1446 E. 1850 Road, 843-1409.
Da Brody Buster Band, 3 p.m.-6 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third St., 749-2727.
Sunday Night Jazz, 10 p.m., The Eighth Street Tap Room, 801 N.H., 841-6918.
"Turns," a new play by Ric Averill, 7:30 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787.
Caleb Stegall lecture: "Culinary Politics," 7:30 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Mass., 830-8030.
Renaissance Festival, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Agricultural Hall of Fame grounds, Bonner Springs.
University Forum: "Self-Deception and Business Ethics: Why Smart People Do Stupid Things," Joseph Reitz, KU professor emeritus of business, noon-1 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., 843-4933.
Reading and book signing: Graeme Base, 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m., Oread Books, Kanss Union, KU campus, 864-4431.
College Night: Explore services available to student with learning and other types of disabilities, 6:30 p.m. workshop, 7 p.m. college fair, room 134, Free State High School, 832-
Harvest of Arts Film Festival, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass., 842-1390.
Robert Altman Film Series: "McCabe & Mrs. Miller" (1971), 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833.
David Sedaris, literary, comedy, spoken word, 8 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive, 864-2787.
Hip Hop Show, 9 p.m., Stu's Midtown Tavern, 925 Iowa, 856-7887.
Tour downtown murals with Dave Loewenstein and Lora Jost, 3 p.m., meet at Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 749-3300. Signed copies of "Kansas Murals" available after the tour, the Raven Bookstore, 9 E. Seventh St.
Lecture: Cynthia Haines, 2:30 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4710.
Senior Session: "America the Beautiful," 10 a.m., lobby, Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4710.
Clinton Lake Museum, Route 5, 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday and by appointment, (785) 748-0800.
Exhibits: "Clinton Lake Communities: The First 20 Years, 1854-1874," "Religion," "The Underground Railroad," "The J.C. Steele House," ongoing.
Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., KU, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursdays; and noon-5 p.m. Sunday, 864-4710.
Exhibit: "Agrarian Allegories," John Steuart Curry, North Baldony Gallery, through Nov. 4.
Kansas Museum of History, 6425 S.W. Sixth Ave., (785) 272-8681. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday, (785) 272-8681.
Exhibit: Kansas History Center Nature Trail, 7 a.m.-7 p.m., ongoing.
Exhibit: "From Gems to Gimcracks, The Discovery Place," hands-on gallery for children, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. daily.
Constitution Hall, 319 Elmore St., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, (785) 887-6520.
Exhibit: Bleeding Kansas, Lecompton Constitution and Land Office, ongoing.
Democratic Headquarters and Bald Eagle River View Park, East Second Street. Hours: Dawn to dusk every day.
Exhibit: Restored 1850s stone cabin, first Lecompton residence, ongoing.
Old Jefferson Town, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 1:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday and Monday through November, (785) 863-2070.
Exhibit: Collection of vintage buildings, including John Steuart Curry boyhood home, a bow string bridge, wind wagon sculpture, windmill, bell tower and five acres of native grass and wildflowers, ongoing.
Old Depot Museum, 135 W. Tecumseh, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, (785) 242-1250.
Exhibits: "Rails, Trails and Prairie Tales," plus H-O model trains and period rooms; "Ottawa Newsreels 1937-1938-1939," films.
Exhibit: Exaggerated postcards by William Harrison "Dad" Martin, ongoing.
Opening reception: TheJimLeeShow, 40 original hand-drawn pages form his epic unauthorized semi-autobiographical graphic novel, 6 p.m.-10 p.m., 4-1-1 Art Space, 411 E. Ninth, 550-8531.
Art and Design Gallery, Art and Design Building, KU, 864-3209. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday. Gallery closed Saturdays and Holidays.
Exhibit: Post millennium exponent, through Oct. 27. Closed Oct. 12-15 for fall break.
Exhibit: "The Last Supper," Julie Green, visiting artists, Oct. 29-Nov. 17.
Exhibit: Fluid Art 2006, art class exhibition, Dec. 3-8.
Art & Insight, 4828 Quail Crest Place, 840-5280. Call for appointment.
Exhibit: Libby Schmanke, pastel landscapes, purses and tote bags, ongoing.
ARTFRAMES, 912 Ill., 842-1991. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, or by appointment.
Exhibit: Paintings by Paul Hotvedt and Lisa Grossman, and prints by the Prairie Print Makers, ongoing.
Exhibit: Historic post cards from early 1900s, ongoing.
Back to the Garden, 619 N. Second. Hours: 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday.
Exhibit: Metal sculpture by Steen Kjorlie, ongoing.
Bourgeois Pig, 6 E. Ninth, 843-1001.
Exhibit: "The Wilder Side of Dotty," paintings by Dorothy Rosenthal, through Oct. 28.
Carnegie Building, 200 W. Ninth St.
Diane's Artisan Gallery, 801 1/2 Mass., 856-1155. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.
Exhibit: Jewelry by Cindy Jankovich and weaving by Diane Horning, ongoing.
Dole Institute of Politics, KU campus, 864-4900. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.
Exhibit: Trade Center memorial and memory wall honoring World War II veterans from Kansas, ongoing.
Douglas County Law Library Art Gallery, 111 E. 11th St., 838-2477 or www.douglascolawlibrary.org. Hours: Noon-3 p.m. Monday and Wednesday and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.
Exhibit: "Photography by Joe Sutcliffe," through Oct. 31.
Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Frequently open in evenings.
Exhibit: "The First Fifty Years," Bill Snead, photographs, Oct. 20-Nov. 28. Opening reception: 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Oct. 20.
Exhibit: Aaron Marable, paintings, Oct. 20-Nov. 28. Opening recpetion: 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Oct. 20.
Signs of Life, 722 Mass., 830-8030. Hours: 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Saturday.
Exhibit: "Views from the Heartland," through Nov. 25.
SilverWorks and More, 715 Mass., 842-1460. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday.
Exhibit: Kansas University graduates of the metalsmithing/jewelry department Jim Connelly, Ron Hinton and Fred Scott, ongoing.
Southwest and More, 727 Mass., 843-0141. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday.
Exhibit: Susan McCarthy, oil pastels, ongoing.
Topiary Tree, 716 Mass., 842-1181.
Exhibit: Impressionist oil paintings by Joanie Whiteknight, ongoing.
Unity Art Gallery, 900 Madeline, 841-1447. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 7 p.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday, 9:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sunday.
Exhibit: Toni Brou's "Reflections from a Durable Girl," through Nov. 11.