Fayette County

The week ahead: events to watch out for December 8-14


TSO brings 'Christmas Attic' to Rupp stage

Fan of lights and Christmas music? Then the Trans- Siberian Orchestra concert at Rupp Arena sounds right for you. The 7:30 p.m. show will lean heavily on its popular 1998 album The Christmas Attic. ($31.50-$61.25; Rupparena.com, Trans-siberian.com).

Hey, bu-ddy, Pauly Shore's coming to town

Former MTV VJ and the star of such movies as Son in Law and Bio-Dome brings his stand-up act to Comedy Off Broadway at The Mall at Lexington Green. (7:15 p.m. Thursday; 7:15 and 9:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 7:15 p.m. Sunday; $20-$25; Comedyoffbroadway.com)


Lexington Singers do Handel's 'Messiah'

The performance of this holiday favorite starts at 8 p.m. at the Singletary Center for the Arts, 405 Rose Street. ($15-$25; Singletarycenter.com)


Reindeer will be running at Keeneland

Expect more than 1,500 people at the YMCA Reindeer Ramble, a 5K race open to serious runners and casual walkers, ages 8 and older. The race starts at 8 a.m. at Keeneland. You may register as an individual or as members of a "Santapede" team of three to 10 people tied together like a team of reindeer with rope, ribbon, garland, etc. Costumes and holiday spirit are encouraged. (Ymcaofcentralky.org/reindeerramble).