Wairau Country Gardens Tour:
Self drive tour today and Sunday. Tickets from Selmes Garden Nursery, Roselands Pets & Plants, Devon Nursery, Renwick Dairy, Islington Garden Centre. $20, children free. Tea, scones, sausage sizzle at selected gardens.
Edwin FoxMaritime Museum arts and crafts. Today and Sunday 9am to 5pm. Entry $5 to $15.
Pirate School: Lorna Clarke and Friends:
Exhibition at the Yealands Marlborough Art Gallery, today until November 5.
Get Ready Workshop:
Make a take-home emergency board and wrist band that includes vital information to ‘grab and go’ in the case of an emergency. Bunnings Warehouse, 12.30pm today and Sunday.
Future Projects for Heritage:
John Orchard speaking as part of the Marlborough Museum Heritage Festival. Marlborough Museum, 1pm to 3pm. Gold coin.
Wynen St, 9am to 1pm every Saturday.
Artisan Market: Nicolas Dillon Exhibition:
Observing Nature, the Millennium Public Art Gallery, daily.
Shades of Nature in a range of media. Millennium Public Art Gallery, daily.
Exhibition: Go Canoeing:
(POSTPONED) Slightly downstream from Raupo. Scouts are providing 10 canoes for public use. All welcome, parents should supervise children. 65 life vests available, small changing tent.
Boats on display, bouncy titanic, sausages, life ring throwing competitions, St John Ambulance, Fire Brigade, Marine Radio and the Harbourmaster. Olgilvie-Lee Emergency Operations Centre 10am to 2pm.
Wantwood Community Room. Devonshire tea, BBQ, history display, raffles, lucky dip, old vehicle display, book exchange, vintage games and more. Morse St, Wairau Valley, 1.30pm.
Coastguard Open Day: Grand Opening: Big DaddyWilson and Band:
Highfield TerraVin Restaurant, Sunday Oct 15 at 1pm. Tickets $45 at the door 5729244
Embroidered Portraits and Kiwiana:
Exhibition at Marlborough Museum, opening 2pm to 3pm.
Old TuaMarina Church with Barry Parker. $5 towards church restoration. 3pm to 4.30pm.
Favourite Hymns: Johnston/e Clan:
Reunion lunch, Redwood Tavern, 12.30pm. Special guest Les Hewett. Heather 5783115. Nelson
Civic Choir and Orchestra, Nelson College, 2pm.
Blenheim Country Music Club:
Concert day with special guest artist. Redwoodtown School Hall, 2pm to 5pm. $3 includes afternoon tea provided. Kathy 5779659 or Brian 5736556.
Marlborough Farmers’ Market:
9am to noon, A&P Park.
Songwriter Hugh McGinlay and troubadour Jersey Bob, 7.30pm.
Seamus’s Irish Bar: Family History Group:
Introduction to family history resources. Brayshaw Heritage Park, 12.45pm. Free.
Marlborough Association of Modelers:
Miniature steam engine rides at Brayshaw Park, 1pm till 4pm, $2.
Miniature steam engine rides at Brayshaw Park, 1pm to 4pm, $2 per person.
Endurance Trail Rides:
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The Blenheim Family History Group:
1:30pm, Brayshaw Park Club Rooms, Lauri 578 8385 or Jenny 577 7770.
Ride to Lambrettas cafe´ in Nelson. Meet at the Blenheim Railway Station south end, ride departs 10.30am.
Bring your own board and pieces along to Joocy Loocy Cafe at 4 John St for friendly matches, between 10am and 1pm.
Train departs from Brayshaw Park Station 1.15pm and 3pm for Omaka and return. 1.45pm for Beaver Station, Riverside Park, central Blenheim and return. Cash only. brrnz.webs.com
Chess: Riverside Railway: Dr Libby:
‘What am I supposed to eat?’ Marlborough Convention Centre, 7pm to 9pm.
A one-woman musical play paying tribute to America’s singing sweetheart. ASB Theatre Marlborough, 7.30pm.
Doris Day Special: Patchwork and Quilting:
Marlborough Women’s Club, High St. 10am to 4pm.
Community Potters’ Club:
7pm to 9pm, clubrooms, 2A Dillon’s Point Rd. Sarah 0211030464.
Stamp Collectors Club:
Clubrooms, Brayshaw Park, 7.30pm. All welcome. Rick 5793475.
For 60+, 11.30am, Renwick Anglican Church Hall, 54 High St. Dot 5788029 or Robyn 5729527.
Soup and Games Day: Poultry Pigeon and Cage Bird Club:
7pm, Pigeon Club Rooms, Dillon’s Point Rd, Sunny 578 6042. 7.30pm, Red Cross rooms, Redwood St. Louise 578 3566.
Stamp Collectors Club: Embroiderers Guild:
Embroiderers Guild: NMIT, Block E1, 85 Budge St. 7.30pm. Roz 5782471.
Ex Girl Guide leaders, Guides and Guide minded ladies. 1.30pm to 3.30pm, 36 Eltham Rd. Elaine 5789071.
Trefoil Guild: Weavers’ Group:
10,30am, Beavertown Hall, Brayshaw Park. Chris 5725083 or Joan 5722860. Bring along lunch.
Blenheim Bowling Club Hall, 12.45pm to 4pm. $4. Doug
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5779061 or Geoff 5788143.
Marlborough Guild of Woodworkers:
9am to 9pm, Brayshaw Park. Philip 5705188.
Blenheim Badminton Club:
Juniors 5.30 to 7pm, Seniors 7pm to 9pm, St Mary’s Hall, Cnr Hodson & Francis St. Mike 5791954 or sportsground.co.nz/ blenheimbadminton.
12.45pm, BBC Hall 65a Weld St, Doug 5779061 or Gillian 5783140.
Rummy O Club: Barbershop Chorus:
Rehearsals 7pm, Spring Creek Hall, Jim 5786927. 7.15pm, Clubs of Marlborough. $4. Alison 5776554 or 021212797.
Bridge Club: Porcelain Artists:
10am, Brooklyn Croquet Club, June 5788891 or Marjorie 5777015.
9.30am, Picton RSA car park. Val 5736614. All walks leave the Nativity Church car park at 10am. Phone Colin 5793101 for the destination this week. St Ninian’s Hall, Alabama Rd, Blenheim, 10am, Rosemary 5788865. Clubs of Marlborough, 7pm, 5781059.
50+ Walking Group: Lacemakers: Euchre:
Dillon’s Point Community Play Group:
9am to noon today and Wednesday, $2 per child, $3 family, morning tea. Wendy 5792089. 10am, Brooklyn Croquet Club. June 5788891.
Porcelain artists: Scottish Country Dancing Club:
Monday 7.30pm to 9.30pm, Whitney Street School Hall, Heather 02102587325 or Miriam 9284479.
Pirates of the Caribbean is screening for teens at the Alfred St parking building on Saturday night.