For a frightfully good time
Don't miss this horror and paranormal convention at the Lexington Convention Center, Heritage Hall, 430 West Vine Street. Through Sunday it will feature a costume ball, a film festival and seminars. Horror and fantasy stars will include Sean Astin from The Lord of the Rings and Nick King, Mr. Boogie from Sinister. Admission is $25 Friday or Saturday, $15 Sunday. (Scarefestcon.com)
Sample food from more than 50 Central Kentucky food vendors at MoonDance at Midnight Pass amphitheatre, 1152 Monarch St. Free admission. Food and beverages are purchased by buying Crave tickets for $1 each. Saturday noon - 11 p.m., Sunday noon - 6p.m. (Cravelexington.com)
Jason Aldean concert is here, enter to win tickets
Popular country music star Jason Aldean brings his Burn it Down Tour to Rupp Arena. It's almost sold out so if you don't have tickets, like Kentucky.com on Facebook and enter for a chance to win two lower-arena seats. Enter now at Facebook.com/kentuckycom.
How about a Gala in the Garden?
Stroll through the gardens and support the Arboretum, the botanical garden of Kentucky from 4 to 7 p.m., Gala attendees can look forward to food, drink, live music and a silent auction. ($60; www.ca.uky.edu/arboretum)