Stage & Dance

Best Bets: Battle of Perryville, Night Market, ‘Weep No More,’ ‘The Addams Family,’ Artists & Craftsmen Fall Fair

Confederate soldiers advanced toward the Union line during a sunrise reenactment of the Battle of Perryville in 2012.
Confederate soldiers advanced toward the Union line during a sunrise reenactment of the Battle of Perryville in 2012. File photo

Battle of Perryville Commemoration

Re-enactors will commemorate the Civil War battle with authentic encampments, period music and living history programs on Saturday and Sunday at the Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, 1825 Battlefield Road, Perryville. Battle re-enactments will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $10 to $20, free for ages 5 and younger. Perryvillebattlefield.org.

UK Writers 100 Proof

Faculty from the University of Kentucky’s MFA in Creative Writing Program, including Gurney Norman, Erik Reece and Frank X Walker, will read from their works from 7 to 10 p.m. Sunday at The Burl, 375 Thompson Road. Bit.ly/2dL4G91.

Night Market

The monthly open-air festival is from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday in the 700 block of Bryan Avenue. This month’s event takes on a Harry Potter theme, featuring a Marauder’s Map with visitors collecting stamps at each booth to be eligible for a grand prize drawing. Admission is free. Nolicdc.org.

‘Weep No More’

Victorian mourning customs, such as door entries draped in black swag and clocks stopped at the time of death, will be explored through Oct. 31 at My Old Kentucky Home State Park in Bardstown. Original artifacts include death masks, hair jewelry and tear vials. Tours start at 9 a.m., with the last at 4 p.m. $10 adults, $9 seniors, $8 ages 13-18, $7 ages 6-12. 502-348-3502. Visitmyoldkyhome.com.

‘The Addams Family’

Wednesday Addams is all grown up with a “normal” boyfriend in this musical comedy. When Morticia and Gomez host a dinner for his family, it’s a stormy night. Show times are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday through Oct. 23 (with an added 2 p.m. matinee on Oct. 22), at the Woodford Theatre, 275 Beasley Road, Versailles. Tickets are $20, $13 for students and children. 859-873-0648. Woodfordtheatre.com.

Kentucky Guild of Artists & Craftsmen Fall Fair

Artists from around the state will show and sell their work at Indian Fort Theatre, 2047 Big Hill Road, Berea. Items will include jewelry, glass, pottery, ironwork, wood and more. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5, free for ages 11 and younger. 859-986-3192. Kyguild.org.

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