■ Taylor Bros Transport Fireworks & Gala: Fun stalls, food, live entertainment followed by a massive fireworks display. November 10, 5pm-9pm.
Armistice Centenary Service: Tauranga will commemorate Armistice Day with two minutes silence, large-scale poppies designed by local artists, and 109 white crosses united for our people to honour the fallen. Memorial Park on November 11 at 10.45am.
■ Bloom in the Bay: Come and explore the festivities of the Garden & Art Festival hub. Historic Village from November 15-19.
■ Te Puna QuarryFest: Entertainment all day at the quarry. November 11 from 10am.
■ BaseUp Omokoroa Coastal Challenge: A 5km run/walk, 10km run/walk and a 15km run with possibility of a 21km run. November 11 at Omokoroa Sports Grounds from 8.30am.
■ Walk 2D’ Feet MND 2018: Easy, fun walks are a powerful way to show your support for people with motor neurone disease (MND). Fergusson Park on Sunday, November 11 at 9am.
■ Tauranga Waldorf School Fair and Open Day: Line-up of delicious gourmet cuisines, live music and entertainment, fun array of activities, handmade crafts and artisan stalls perfect for unique Christmas gifts, firepit feasts, silent auctions and more. Tauranga Waldorf School, November 11 at 10am.
■ BoPPA 2018 Showcase: Season five dance showcase includes an opening extravaganza to a tumbling pokemon, a bit of summer lovin’, a 1970s flashback and reindeer. November 11 at 1.30pm and 5.30pm at Bay Of Plenty Performing Arts, Bethlehem College.
Wear something blue and join in the Walk 2 D’Feet MND 2018 this Sunday.