‘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.
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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.