‘Beauty and the Beast’
Disney’s musical tale about Belle and the Beast is the Lexington Children’s Theatre’s summer family musical. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 p.m. Saturday; 2 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday through July 23 at the LCT Main Stage, 418 West Short Street. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for children. 859-254-4546. Lctonstage.org.
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Lexington Lions Club Bluegrass Fair
Head to Masterson Station Park for funnel cakes, carnival rides, shows and a petting zoo. Gates open at 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 3 p.m. Friday through Sunday, through July 23. Admission is $7, cash only, free for ages 6 and younger. Thebluegrassfair.com.
Model horse enthusiasts will gather at the Kentucky Horse Park for a weekend of shows, shopping and seminars. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Single-day tickets are $15. 1-800-413-3348. Breyerhorses.com.
Pioneer Playhouse in Danville presents the sequel to its 2015 show, “Grounded,” through July 22. The new production continues the story of Annie, who returns to Kentucky when her big-city life crashes. Both original plays are adapted from novels by Kentucky author Angela Correll. Dinner is 7:30 p.m.; show time is 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Tickets are $32 for dinner and show, $18 for the show only. Ages 12 and younger: $17 for dinner and show, $10 for the show only. 859-236-2747. Pioneerplayhouse.com.
The comic, who has appeared on “E! Entertainment” and was a finalist in the 2006 season of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” visits Lexington. Shows are 7:15 and 9:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 7:15 p.m. Sunday at Comedy Off Broadway at The Mall at Lexington Green. Tickets are $8 to $14. Comedyoffbroadway.com.
Fountain Films on Friday: ‘Spaceballs’
The series of free outdoor screenings opens with the 1987 Mel Brooks comedy classic, a riff on the “Star Wars” franchise, starring Rick Moranis and John Candy. The movie begins at dusk at Triangle Park, 400 West Main Street. Downtownlex.com.