‘Legally Blonde — The Musical’
Laura Bell Bundy, who originated the role of Elle Woods on Broadway, co-directs the hit musical in her hometown. Show times are 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 1 p.m. Sunday at the Lexington Opera House, 401 West Short Street. Tickets are $35 to $85. 859-233-3535. Lexingtontheatrecompany.org.
Fountain Films on Friday: ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’
Triangle Park at 400 West Main Street is the setting for a free outdoor screening of Tim Burton’s animated film, starring Chris Sarandon and Catherine O’Hara. The movie starts at dusk on Friday. Downtownlex.com.
The writer, actress and comic who stars in her semi-autobiographical Amazon series, “One Mississippi,” brings her stand-up act to the Kentucky Center for the Arts, Bomhard Theater in Louisville. Show time is 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $35. 1-800-775-7777. Kentuckycenter.org.
Jo Mullins and the Radio Ramblers
Touring for this award-winning bluegrass band has included regular appearances at the Grand Ole Opry. This weekend, the band stops at the Lancaster Grand Theatre in Lancaster. Show time is 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $15 to $30. 859-583-1716. Lancastergrand.com.
Astronaut dress-up, planetarium shows and exhibits will be featured at this hands-on day of family fun, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, at the Living Arts and Science Center, 362 North Martin Luther King Boulevard. Admission is $4. 859-252-5222. Lasclex.org.
Summer Nights in Suburbia: Bridge 19
The series of free outdoor concerts continues from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Moondance Amphitheater, 1152 Monarch Street. Bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. Food and drink vendors will be on site. Lexingtonky.gov/summer-nights-suburbia.