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Best Bets: Festivals of all sorts and a classic musical

UK Opera Theatre's South Pacific stars Jenna Day as Nellie Forbush and André Campelo as Emile de Becque.
UK Opera Theatre's South Pacific stars Jenna Day as Nellie Forbush and André Campelo as Emile de Becque.

'Bali Ha'i' other great show tunes are calling

University of Kentucky Opera Theatre presents the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical South Pacific. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday at Lexington Opera House, 401 West Short Street. Tickets are $41.50 to $75.50. Go to Ukoperatheatre.org or Lexingtonoperahouse.com.

Art in the making

The PRHBTN Street Art Festival features live painting by area artists, food and beverage vendors, and more. The free event is noon to 9 p.m. Saturday om the Lexington Distillery District on Manchester Street. Go to Prhbtn.com for more information.

Annual Church festivals

Enjoy crafts, food and more at these traditional Lexington festivals.

■ Mary Queen of the Holy Rosary Fall Festival, 4 to 11 p.m. Friday and 2 to 11 p.m. Saturday at Mary Queen of the Holy Rosary School, 605 Hill-n-Dale Road. Facebook.com/mqfallfestival.

■ South Elkhorn Christian Church Fall Festival, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at South Elkhorn Christian Church, 4343 Harrodsburg Road. Southelkhorncc.org.

Go with the flow

Everyone is invited to The Town Branch Water Walk, 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Explore the path for the proposed Town Branch Commons, at downtown park, beginning at Vine Street and Limestone and ending at Charles Young Park at 215 Midland Avenue.

Along the way, enjoy family activities, food and music, and take part in a scavenger hunt with a chance to win prizes. Exhibits and listening stations will provide info about Town Branch, Lexington's hidden waterway.

For more information about upcoming Water Walks go to http://2ndsundaylexington.com.

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