Best Bets: Those who teach create, plus holiday tours and comedy

Pick up the pace

Take a post-holiday walk or run at the second annual St. Pete's Pacers 5K at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Kentucky Horse Park, 4089 Iron Works Parkway. Race day registration starts at 9 a.m. $25. Proceeds benefit St. Peter Catholic Church.

Laughing all the way

Comedian Mike Armstrong headlines at Comedy Off Broadway in The Mall at Lexington Green. Show times are 8 p.m. Friday, 7:15 and 9:45 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $12 and $14. Go to Comedyoffbroadway.com.

Seeing Ashland in a different light

Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate, 120 Sycamore Road, is dressed up for the holidays and open for candlelight tours from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday. Admission — $15 adults, $7 ages 17 and younger, $40 family — includes refreshments. Call (859) 266-8581 or go to Henryclay.org.

Teachers' art on display

Works by 13 high school art teachers are on display at the Downtown Arts Center through Jan. 2. The exhibit features more than 50 pieces, including sculpture, collages, ceramics and wood. The gallery is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, but closed Dec. 26 and Jan. 1. The arts center is at 141 East Main Street.