Tony Award-winning musical "The 25th Annual Putman County Spelling Bee" features a cast of outsiders for whom a spelling bee is the one place where they can stand out and fit in at the same time, this weekend at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos. Saturday, Sept. 22, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 23, at 3 p.m. Tickets are $18 - $38. Runs through Oct. 6.
The Palo Alto Airport will hold its free open house, Airport Day, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, with exhibits, tours and refreshments. Law enforcement and disaster-preparedness teams will also be on hand with equipment and information.
Students from Stanford's September Studies Arts Intensive will give a free performance of the operatic play "Mozart on the Make," about the composer trying to write the overture to his "Magic Flute." The event begins at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, at Toyon Hall, 455 Arguello Way, Stanford University.