The Lexington show starts at 7:30 p.m. at Rupp Arena. Tickets are $48.50, $58.50 and $95. For tickets or more information, call (859) 233-3535 or visit www.rupparena.com.
CINCINNATI - O.A.R., the rock band that got its start playing frat houses at Ohio State University, is now on a national tour, and the guys are playing at US Bank Arena, with special guest Gomez. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $27.50 before the show, $30 at the door. For tickets, call Ticketmaster at (513) 562-4949 or visit www.usbankarena.com.
LEXINGTON - The world-renowned Bulgarian State Opera presents Puccini's "Turandot," his final work that is widely thought to be his best - and the pinnacle of Italian opera. It is set in the ancient Orient and tells the story of an ice princess and the stranger who melts her heart. The Bulgarian State Opera had a full choir and orchestra, soloists and an esteemed conductor. Tickets are $32 for adults, $22 for students, and $28 for faculty and staff and seniors. For tickets, call (859) 257-4929 or visit www.uky.edu/scfa.
LEXINGTON - Join Rieva Lesonsky, editor-in-chief of Entrepreneur Magazine, at the Women Leading Kentucky Roundtable Luncheon, where she will be the keynote speaker. She'll talk about lessons she's learned in the media world, and Tom Martin, editor of Business Lexington, will ask her about the newest trends in business. A question-and-answer session will follow. The luncheon, which is the first in a series of three, is noon to 1:30 p.m. at Sal's Chophouse, 3373 Tates Creek Road, in Landsdowne Shoppes. The cost is $35 for an individual roundtable, or $100 for all three. The other roundtables are Feb. 27 and March 21. To register, visit www.womenleadingky.com.
CINCINNATI - The Monster Truck Winter Nationals, featuring Bigfoot and motorcycle freestyle jumpers, are at the Cincinnati Gardens, 2250 Seymour Ave. Tickets are $5 to $20. For tickets, call Ticketmaster at (513) 562-4949 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.
NEWPORT - During a special winter promotion that runs through March 4, up to two children (ages 12 and under) get in to the Newport Aquarium for free with each regularly paying adult. Up to three more children are admitted at $5 each. Each child also receives a voucher for a free kids' meal from participating Bob Evans restaurants. The special admission is valid every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call (859) 261-7444 or visit www.newportaquarium.com.
COVINGTON - Through Jan. 14, see vacation travel exhibits, boats, sporting goods, ATVs, and fishing and hunting equipment at one of the nation's largest and longest-running outdoor-pursuits shows, the Cincinnati Travel, Sports and Boat Show at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center, at Rivercenter and Madison. Seminars by nationally recognized pros and outdoors writers also are offered. Admission is $10 for adults, and children 13 and younger are admitted free when accompanied by a paying adult. Save $3 on tickets when you buy them with your Kroger Plus Card at any area Kroger. For more information, including hours of admission, visit www.hartproductions.com.
CINCINNATI - Held in conjunction with the Travel, Sports and Boat Show and the Golf Show, the Cincinnati Hunting and Fishing Show is Wednesday through Jan. 14 at the Cincinnati Convention Center, at Sixth and Elm streets. Admission is $10 for adults, and children 13 and younger are admitted free when accompanied by a paying adult. Save $3 on tickets when you buy them with your Kroger Plus Card at any area Kroger. The show is open Wednesday and Thursday from 5 to 9:30 p.m., Friday from 2 to 9:30 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, including on directions and parking, visit www.hartproductions.com.