Central Otago Mirror - - WHAT’S ON -

Wanakafest this year. Starts Pem­broke Park, 10am. In­cludes stalls, a Bike’vem­ber col­lec­tion, and Kahu Youth ac­tiv­i­ties, in­clud­ing the Po­lar Plunge from Wanaka’s jetty after lunch.

Deans Bank 10 Hour: The clas­sic Bike Wanaka Deans Bank 10 hour MTB en­duro is back, raced just out­side Wanaka with solo and team en­tries. A chance to push your­self on a pur­pose built moun­tain 12km loop track. More info bike­ Great Glenorchy Get­away Day: ‘‘Get­ting Out­doors for Sum­mer’’ themed day at Mrs Woolly’s Gen­eral Store with fresh sea­sonal mar­ket stalls, a car boot sale, face paint­ing and bal­loons, fam­ily races, work­shops, artists, wine, live blues mu­sic, he­li­copter rides and The Hunt for the Wilder­peo­ple.

Cui­sine at Clyde: Wine and food match din­ner at Oliv­ers 6.30pm with Sam Kim (wine judge and writer) and Alan Brady - Tick­ets avail­able from Oliv­ers - call Shirley for more de­tails on 03 449 2962 or 021 506 219 or face­­clyde. New Re­lease Tast­ing: Alexandra Basin Wine­grow­ers. Oliv­ers Gar­den, Clyde, 1-4pm. The tongue-in-cheek Per­fect Woman Com­pe­ti­tion re­turns to Wanaka this Labour Week­end, with a new spon­sor.

Com­pe­ti­tion founder Stew Burt and Stonewood Homes Wanaka area owner Mark Harry an­nounced this week that en­tries are now open for a week­end of laughs and hi-jinks.

The event has be­come a ma­jor fundraiser for The Can­live Cancer Trust, which the Burts set up after they vis­ited The Gawler Foun­da­tion in Aus­tralia.

See it at the Wanaka Bul­lock Bar, Oc­to­ber 22 – 23.

The Ga­tor Boys: at Chatto Creek Tav­ern play­ing mu­sic from 2-6pm. Cromwell Farm­ers’ and Craft Mar­ket: Lo­cated at Cromwell Her­itage Precinct, with a wide range of re­gion­ally sup­plied pro­duce and crafts on of­fer, in­clud­ing fruit and veg­eta­bles, bread, cheese, wine, meat, baked goods, fresh flow­ers, soap, candles and crafts. Ev­ery Sun­day 9am to 1pm. Con­tact Me­gan on 021 131 5125.

Wanaka Lake Swim­mers: First lake swim swim of the sea­son. Meet

Gen­tle yoga: Lake Hawea yoga col­lec­tive presents weekly yoga classes. Ro­tat­ing teach­ers. Ev­ery Mon­day 5.45pm - 7.15pm and ev­ery Tues­day 9:15 to 10:45. Cost $15/$12. Con­tact jen.grat­i­ Hawea Play­group: 9am-12.30pm on Mon­day, Tues­day and Thurs­days dur­ing school term, in the pink and yel­low build­ing op­po­site Hawea Flat Hall on Cam­phill Road. Pop in for a cof­fee and a play. You don’t have to live in Hawea.

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