2. A trip to the jungle: Johnson City Community Theatre is bringing Tarzan of the apes to the stage through this weekend. Based on Disney’s animated adventure, the show continues through the weekend with performances 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are available at the box office or through the theatre’s website, jccommunitytheatre.org.
3. Dinner and a mystery: (Eureka Inn) The first of four mystery dinners planned for the Eureka Inn opens this weekend with “Funeral for a Gangster.” Guests will travel back to 1928, where the Inn will transform into a speakeasy and become amateur detectives throughout the show while enjoying a four-course Italian meal. Tickets are $50 and include the show and meal. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m.
4. Folk ‘n blues: Knoxville-based singer-songwriter Paul Lee Kupfer is bringing his band to The Willow Tree Saturday night. With Jamie Cook, Evie Andrus and Chris Zuhr in tow, Kupfer to play songs from his first studio album, “Where the Wind Goes,” a series of unreconstructed folk songs ranging from quiet melancholy to shuffling blues. Tickets are $10 at The Willow Tree, and the show starts at 8 p.m.
5. Healing through song: Based out of Athens and Atlanta, GA, Flavia Krishna and Gershone will bring their sacred sounds to Samadhi Healing and Arts Center Saturday night. The duo uses chanting and song in Sanskrit, English ,Portuguese, Hebrew and Spanish. The concert begins at 7 p.m. at Samadhi. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 the day of the show.
6. Wakanda forever: Follow T’Challa in his rise as the king of his nation and the hero Black Panther in Marvel’s latest adventure. Set in fictitious Wakanda in Africa, T’Challa must face challenges posed by the rest of the world and answer for his late father’s mistakes. Theaters with Black Panther’s showings this week include AMC, Tinseltown, Tri-Cities 7 Cinemas, NCG Kingsport Cinema, Pinnacle 12 and the Cinemall.
7. Momma Molasses: Johnson City-based Momma Molasses will bring her Americana, folk, alt-country, old time and soul sound to Yee-Haw Brewing Company Friday night from 8 to 11.
8. Blast from the past: It’s time to party like it’s 1995 Saturday night at Capone’s starting at 10 as Broadcast 90 brings the ultimate 90s rock tribute to the stage. Known for their ability to sound just like 90s rock favorites right off the radio, Broadcast 90 will cover songs from Blink-182, Foo Fighters, Nirvana and more.
9. Ballet on the big screen: Travel back to the French Revolution with the Bolshoi Ballet broadcast live from Moscow at Cinemark Tinseltown USA. The four-act ballet follows two siblings through their revolutionary efforts and the love they find along the way. Tickets range from $15.75 to $17.85, and the broadcast begins at 12:55 p.m. on Sunday.
10. For a good laugh: Jonesborough Repertory Theatre is opening a comedy “The Foreigner” this weekend. When Froggy LeSeuer brings his shy friend Charlie, but tells everyone he is from an exotic foreign country and doesn’t speak English . . . which gets interesting when Froggy leaves and Charlie hears more than he should. Performances are Fridays at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays at 2 and 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m.