Rural Business Tasmania will host a fundraising event for the Rural Relief Fund this evening. The evening will be a chance to mingle with politicians, stakeholders and supporters of the rural community at one of Tasmania’s great rural homes. Details: 6334 2768. OPEN GARDEN: The gardens at Kaydale Lodge in Nietta will be open tomorrow and Sunday, showcasing the autumn colours of more than 150 mature maples and other deciduous trees and thousands of cyclamens. Food and picnic areas are available. The gardens, at 250 Loongana Road, Nietta, are open from 10am to 4pm. Cost: $5, under-18s free. Details: Lesley 6429 1293.
MOTOR SHOW: The Launceston Motor Show will be held on Sunday at Inveresk from 9.30am. The day will feature modern and restored models of all ages, including a 60-year-old fully restored truck and century-old restored Fords. Cost: $10, under-16s free. Details: Graeme 0418 126 876 or Luke 0408 556 355.
ON THE MAP: DPIPWE is running LISTmap training at Hagley Farm School. LISTmap is an online application that allows people to view, create and share customised maps. Standard sessions are on April 18 from 9am to noon and from 2pm to 5pm and on April 20 from 9am to noon with shorter sessions on April 19 from 11.15am and from 1.15pm. Register by email to mathew. webb@ dpipwe.tas. gov.au.
PRECISION SKILLS: The Tasmanian Agricultural Productivity Group will hold the Precision Agriculture Expo on April 19 at Hagley Farm School with a focus on training and education. The free event, from 9am to 4pm, includes presentations, trade displays and demonstrations. Details: email email@example.com.
BIODYNAMICS DAY: Biodynamics Tasmania is holding a field day hosted by Red Cow Dairies on April 21 at 249 Lowries Rd, Oldina. The day runs from 10am and includes morning tea. Details: visit www.biodynamicstas. com/calendar.
GARDEN FEAST: The Emu Valley Garden is celebrating the season with an autumn spectacular on April 21. The day, at 55 Breffny Rd, Romaine, runs from 10am to 4pm and includes entertainment by Burnie Concert Band and Segway Singers, food and beverages and wine tasting. Cost:$10, concessions $8, children free. Details: 0417 551 130.