LEXINGTON - The Lexington Opera House presents "Jesus Christ Superstar," the Tony-nominated musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. "Superstar" tells the story of the final seven days in the life of Jesus of Nazareth - Jesus' entry into Jerusalem, the unrest caused by his preaching and popularity, his betrayal by Judas, the trial before Pontius Pilate and the crucifixion. Tickets are $25 to $75 for the 8 p.m. performance Friday and Saturday and $25 to $55 for the 2 p.m. matinee performance Saturday and Sunday. For tickets, call the Lexington Center Box Office at (859) 233-3535 or any Ticketmaster outlet.
PARENTS' NIGHT OUT
LEXINGTON - The Explorium is hosting Parents' Night Out, with the Lexington Opera House. Drop your kids from 7 to 10 p.m. for a night of pizza, games and crafts while you relax and enjoy the show at the Opera House. Cost for members is $25 per child and $30 for non-members. For reservations and details, call O'Kescha Wilson at (859) 258-3253.
IBP BOOK SALE
LEXINGTON - The International Book Project will host its annual fall book sale from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the IBP Warehouse, 1440 Delaware Ave. The sale will feature thousands of books, covering a variety of fiction and non-fiction genres. Choose from mysteries, thrillers, classic and contemporary literature, biographies, cookbooks, gardening books and more. Children's books and home school resources will also be available. All books inside will be half-off. Books outside will be $2 per bag. Plastic grocery bags will be provided. The sale will go rain or shine. Proceeds from the sale support IBP's advocacy of global literacy, educational opportunity and intercultural understanding. For more information about the sale, call IBP at (859) 254-6771.
TRAIL OF TERROR
LEXINGTON - The journey begins in the "haunted" woods of Jacobson Park and continues through the Trail of Terror, with nearly 20 scenes that are frighteningly nightmarish! Travel the trail from dusk to midnight Friday and Saturday and from dusk to 10:30 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $10. For more information, call (859) 288-2900.
NEWPORT - Footlighters Inc. presents "Seussical," the musical with The Cat and the Hat, Horton the elephant and lots of other favorite Dr. Seuss characters, at Stained Glass Theatre, 802 York St. Tickets are $17. For tickets and the performance schedule, call (513) 474-8744.
CINCINNATI - Visitors who ask nicely might have their favorite animal slip them a piece of candy. Children 12 and younger can trick-or-treat at the Cincinnati Zoo, 3400 Vine St., Avondale, from 4 to 8 p.m., today through Sunday. Halloween revelers might find themselves in Pumpkin Pandemonium, which includes the Gorilla Pumpkin Hunt, Snow Monkey Pumpkin Hide and Seek, Elephant Pumpkin Smash, Indian Rhino Apple Bob and Polar Bear Pumpkin Bob. They also can enjoy a Little Creatures Carnival, a scavenger hunt, pumpkin patch, a spooky train ride, carousel, face painting and mini-pumpkin decorating. The event is free with zoo admission. For more information, call (513) 475-6124 or (800) 94-HIPPO, or visit www.cincinnatizoo.org.
CINCINNATI - Joan Jett and the Blackhearts headline at Bogart's, 2621 Vine St., Corryville. Openers are Eagles of Death Metal and Valient Thorr, and tickets are $25. Doors open at 7 and the show starts at 8 p.m. For tickets or more information, call (519) 562-4949 or visit www.bogarts.com.
CINCINNATI - The former Phish frontman performs solo at 7:30 p.m. at the Cintas Center at Xavier University, 1624 Herald Ave. Tickets are $38.50. For more information, call (513) 721-8883 or visit www.xu.edu.
CINCINNATI - The cigar-smoking, liquor-swilling funny man of Blue Collar Comedy fame performs at Taft Theatre, 317 E. 5th St., downtown. Tickets are $42.75. For tickets, call Ticketmaster at (513) 562-4949. For more information, visit www.taftevents.com.