FOLK Singer-songwriter Imogen Pemberton’s debut album Water From Wine sees her accompanied by cellist Oliver Downes and violist James Titherington. The trio will deliver both new music and songs from Pemberton’s 2016 EP Spine. Supporting act is Brian Campeau. Sunday, 7pm, East Brunswick Village Display Suite, 143 Nicholson Street, Brunswick East, $10, 9347 5055, eastbrunswickvillage.com.au

OPERA Orchestra Victoria will perform well known overtures – the likes of William Tell and Carmen to the Pearlfishers duet – at Mazda Opera in the Bowl. The evening, under the stars, celebrates live music and the power of the human voice. Saturday, 8pm, Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Kings Domain Gardens, Linlithgow Avenue, city, free, 9685 3777, opera.org.au

ELSEWHERE

MARKET Start your preparation for the festive season at the Boroondara Farmers’ Market. Pick up artisan cheeses from Blue Bay and BoatShed Cheese and seasonal Moondarra blueberries. There is plenty of Victorian farm-grown organic fruit, vegetables, meat, herbs and bread, beer and wine. Saturday, 8am-1pm, Patterson Reserve, 484 Auburn Road, Hawthorn, gold coin donation,
vfma.org.au

MARKET The Yarra Valley Bonsai Society is hosting a sale day. From the curious to those looking to expand their collection, the sale will include pots, tools, soil and trees, at all stages of development, for purchase. There will also be a workshop on caring for bonsai, and a display of advanced trees. Saturday, 10am-1pm, Chirnside Park Community Hub, 33 Kimberley Drive, Chirnside, $2, yarravalleybonsai.org.au

ART  Professional and amateur artists are gathering for the Gasworks Arts Park Paint Out Festival. The artworks will be displayed in the Foyer Gallery following the session. Saturday, 10am-2pm, Gasworks Arts Park, 21 Graham Street, Albert Park, $15, 8606 4200, gasworks.org.au

FESTIVAL A French-inspired, pop-up village with a ballroom, VIP terrace and a picnic lawn feature at the Paris To Provence festival at Como House. Enjoy French food, a Christmas marketplace, masterclasses and seminars celebrating all things French.  Saturday and Sunday, 10am-9pm, Como House and Garden, corner of Williams Road and Lechlade Avenue, South Yarra, $20-$25, paristoprovence.com.au

Pusses galore: The Cat Lovers Show.

Pusses galore: The Cat Lovers Show.

PETS The Cat Lovers Show seeks to raise awareness for cat rescue and adoption, and will include talks and presentations on pet care. There will also be food trucks and petting zones. Saturday and Sunday, 9am-5pm, Royal Exhibition Building, 9 Nicholson Street, Carlton, $15-$30, 96969961, catloversshow.com.au

FOOD  The Cake Bake and Sweets Show includes a range of exhibitors and presenters including local and international celebrity chefs, as well as workshops, competitions and book signings. Saturday and Sunday, 9am-5pm, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf, $17.50-$350, 95616322, cakebakeandsweets.com



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