LUNCHTIME MUSIC THURS, 12.30 TO 1.30PM VIOLIN AND PERFORMANCE FRI, 7.30 TO 9.30PM CHRISTMAS IN IN ROXBURGH FRI, 6PM
Christmas carol singing is everywhere this week, even Santa is getting in on the act. What: Enroute to Lake Hayes, local pianist Mark Wilson and Christchurch Symphony Orchestra violinist Cathy Irons perform a slice of their musical repertoire. Where: Central Stories, Centennial Ave, Alexandra How much: $5 Who: Anyone wanting some musical inspiration, condensed into an hour-long
lunch break What: Romancing the Violin: Christchurch Symphony Orchestra violinist Cathy Irons and local pianist Mark Wilson perform a medley of well-known pieces including jazz standards
and Where: Thomas Brown Gallery, Speargrass Flat, Lake Hayes How much: $20 door sales Who: Music and fine arts lovers What: Craft and food stalls, clowns, lolly scramble, live music and the guest of honour, Santa. Where: King George Memorial Playground How much: Free Who: Get into the Christmas spirit with a festive Friday with family and friends. Clubs or individuals wanting a stall, contact Alex Gordon, 446 8328, or Dennis Kirkpatrick, 446 8963. What: Carols, costumes and story telling organised by Combined Churches and Queenstown Lakes District Council Where: Dinosaur Park, Lake Wanaka foreshore How much: free Who: Anyone who enjoys a huge community Christmas picnic against a lakeside backdrop. Band Where: Remarkables Park Market How much: donations Who: Those wanting to relax and enjoy some quality Christmas singing What: Bring a rug or picnic chair for carol singing and a barbecue hosted by the Combined Churches of Cromwell. Where: On the Greenway outside the Cromwell Presbyterian Church, Elspeth St. How much: Free Who: Christmas carol lovers or anyone needing a nudge to gather some Christmas cheer.