11:00  Piano Recital by the winner of the 2012 Dublin International Piano Competition. Wexford Opera House, tickets €25 (A)

13:00  Jackula – A spooktacular Halloween Magic & Juggling Show presented by Brilliant Promotions. Wexford Arts Centre, admission €6 or family tickets are €20 for 4 Members (Age 4+). Shows at 13:00 & 15:00 (D)

13:05  Lunchtime Recital (50 minutes), a unique opportunity to hear the Festival’s opera stars display their vocal talents in other types of repertoire. St. Iberius Church, Main Street, Wexford. Tickets €15 (A)

15:30  ShortWork: A Dinner Engagement – A one-act comic opera of how a hard-up family try to solve their financial difficulties by arranging for their daughter to marry the wealthy Prince Philippe of Monteblanco. The Auditorium, Presentation Secondary School, Grogan’s Road. Tickets €25 (A)

19:00  Pre-Opera Talk: Jerome Hynes Theatre, a thirty minute exploratory talk about Le Roi malgré lui. Wexford Opera House (F)

20:00  Opera: Le Roi malgré lui by Emmanuel Chabrier, sung in French. Destined to be king and feeling exiled in Poland, Henri is consumed by nostalgia for all things French and makes hilarious attempts to escape his fate! First performed in 1887 at the Opéra- Comique, Paris. Tickets €25 – €130, Wexford Opera House (A)

20:00  ZRAZY – Maria Walsh and Carole Nelson of ZRAZY bring their “unquenchable love of what they do” back to Wexford. Musically sophisticated and lyrically smart, Zrazy inhabit a unique place in contemporary music in Ireland. Steeped in jazz, Latin, R’ n’B and soul, they return for a concert guaranteed to put a spring in your step and a smile in your heart. Familiar or new, the OutMusic and GLAMA USA Award winners will leave you with “hips swivelling and brainwaves firing, hungry for more”, Siobhan Long (Irish Times). Wexford Arts Centre, admission €15/€13 conc. (D)

20:00  Bridge Drama presents ‘A Night of Comedy’ (a number of short comedy plays) inWhites of Wexford, Abbey Street, Wexford. Doors open at 19:30, free seating. Admission €10. Tickets available at door or from group members (H)

21:30  Live Music with Helena Bates in Thomas Moore Tavern, Cornmarket, Wexford (F)