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.
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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.