Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships return
Lexington's annual $100,000 tournament brings to town some of the best up-and-coming pros looking to move through the ranks. The tournament runs through Sunday at the University of Kentucky Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex. ($10 daily, $50 weeklong pass; Lexingtonchallenger.com)
Dancing the night away
One of Lexington's summer outdoor arts traditions, Ballet Under the Stars, takes the stage in Woodland Park through Sunday. A pre-show production, The Little Mermaid, is at 8 p.m., followed by the main curtain at 9 featuring professional dancers from Kentucky Ballet Theatre. Bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. $5, free for children 3 and younger.
Summerfest: 'The Comedy of Errors'
The Kentucky Convservatory Theatre presents Shakespeare's farcical tale through Sunday. Shows are at 8:30 p.m. at Moondance Amphitheatre, 1152 Monarch Street. Chair on level one: $20. Bring-your-own-chair: $10, $15. Blanket seating for four people: $20-$60. (Mykct.org)
Feed your hunger for politics at Fancy Farm
Politicos from across the commonwealth will converge at Fancy Farm in Western Kentucky for a plate of barbecue and an afternoon of old-fashioned political speaking. Expect fireworks to come out of the governor's race match-up between Jack Conway and Matt Bevin. Check for updates at Bluegrass Politics, Bluegrasspolitics.bloginky.com or on Twitter @BGPolitics.
The Preparing for Success back-to-school rallies will be at 16 Lexington sites. Students must be with a parent or guardian to receive free school supplies. Registration is 9 to noon, with backpack distribution at noon. Supplies are provided for all grade levels. Go to FCPS.net for the rally locations.