Gainesville’s “Art Walk” is on the last Friday of each month from 7 to 10 p.m. in Historic Downtown Gainesville. The Walk includes a dozen galleries and venues and live music. For more at www.artwalkgainesville.com
The Gainesville Community Playhouse/Vam York Theater presents the hit Broadway musical “Mary Poppins” for a special six-week run beginning on Nov. 6. The run of Mary Poppins is split into two three-week segments, Nov. 6-22 and Dec. 3-20, with the Thanksgiving week off. As a special treat those attending the Saturday matinee are invited to join Bert and Mary for tea following the play. More information is available at 352-376-4949 or online at www.gcplayhouse.org
The Ocala Civic Theatre presents “The Kitchen Witches” live on stage from Nov. 5-29. The production features two “seasoned” cable-television cooking show hostesses who have kept their bitter rivalry simmering on the front burner for 30 years. Ticket information availablat 352-236-2851, ext. 104 or www.ocalacivictheatre.com
The UF Opera Theatre presents “The Phantom of the Opera” on Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 21 at 3 p.m. at the Reilly Arts Center in Ocala. More information available at 352-351-1606.