Chinese New Year Celebration
Celebrate the year of the dog Saturday at the Lexington Opera House starting at 4 p.m. with a holiday market featuring festival foods, crafts, and traditional costumes presented by the Kentucky Chinese American Association. At 7 p.m. Chinese music ensembles and acrobats will take the stage. Tickets are $15. 859-233-3535. Lexingtonoperahouse.com.
One World Film Festival
The festival opens with a free screening of “Life, Animated” at 2 p.m. Sunday at the UK Chandler Hospital Pavilion A Auditorium, 1000 South Limestone. The documentary by Academy Award-winning director Roger Ross Williams is the story of Owen Suskind who was unable to speak as a child until watching Disney films helped him to reconnect to the world. The festival continues at the Kentucky Theatre with free showings of movies through March 10. Lexfilm.org.
Lexington Chamber Orchestra: ‘Four Seasons’
You’ll have two chances to hear the Chamber Orchestra’s performances that include Astor Piazzolla’s ‘Four Seasons’ featuring Kyung Sun Lee on violin. The first concert is 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Tates Creek Presbyterian Church. On Sunday the performance is at 3 p.m. at the Lyric Theatre. Admission is free, but suggested $10 to $20 donations will be accepted. Lexingtonchamberorchestra.com.
A group of women clash, and then bond, when they rent an Italian villa in the Woodford Theatre’s production based on Elizabeth von Arnim’s 1922 novel. Shows are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays through Feb. 18, with a special 7:30 p.m. show on Thursday, Feb. 15 at the Woodford Theatre, 273 Beasley Road in Versailles. Tickets are $22 for adults, $15 for students. Woodfordtheatre.com.
The New Beckham County Ramblers
The Blue Grass Stockyard hosts its first live show 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at 4561 Iron Works Pike. Cover is $10. Food will be available for purchase. Bit.ly/2E5oeVy.
‘1964: The Tribute’
The Beatles tribute features music from the band’s pre-“Sgt. Pepper” era with period instruments, apparel, and onstage banter. Show time is 8 p.m. Friday. at the Lexington Opera House. Tickets are $39 to $59. Lexingtonoperahouse.com.