Official opening of The Quays riverside park development at 11am followed by a sausage sizzle.
Bryant Earthworks Production Open Champs and Martin Motors 20 lapper, stockcar blind best pairs, Pak Lims Rd. $12 adults, $25 family. Gates open 5pm, race starts 6pm.
The Peter Pan story in a fun-filled Christmas dance pantomime by stars from the Marlborough Academy of Dance. ASB Theatre Marlborough 6.30pm and Sunday 4pm.
9am to 1pm, Wynen St car park.
Eastern States Speedway: Hooked on Christmas: Artisan Market: Kaikoura SchoolyardMarket:
9am to 1pm. Stalls $10 (3.5m x 3.5m), no need to book. Marlene 033195759.
8am to noon, Cleghorn St car park. Plants, produce, cards, jewellery, flowers, handcrafts. Supporting hospice. Alison 5785109.
Marlborough Civic Orchestra:
Rehearsals 4pm to 6pm, Cloudy Bay Funeral Service rooms, Boyce St. Linda 0221099242.
10am, meet at The Vines Village. Prospective members welcome.
Ulysses Club: Picton Museum:
10am to 4pm daily, 9 London Quay, 5738283.
Christmas in the Park:
Entertainment, hot food, coffee cart, sausage sizzle, Elin Tomos, Vanuatu Sound, THe Big Kauna, Bcre8ve, brass band. Bring your own picnic and seating/rug/cushions. Pollard Park, 4pm
Albi & The Wolves:
One Eye Open soul folk album tour at Le Cafe, 7.30pm.
Marlborough Farmers’ Market:
Fruit and vegetables, eggs, olive oil, jams, preserves, honey, raw foods, coffee, nuts, plants, flowers, fish, game meats, bread and a number of food trucks. A&P Park, 9am to noon.
Marlborough Kennel Association:
Double ribbon parade. Entries taken from 10.15am, judging from 11am. Clubgrounds, Aerodrome Rd. All dogs recognised by NZKC welcome. Refreshments available. Sandra 5787996.
Blenheim Pony Club:
Pony Club Grounds, New Renwick Rd, 10am Michelle 5728984 or Grant 5782100.
Intrigued by Bonsai trees and want to know more? Display and tree workshop, Selmes Nursery, 141 Battys Rd, 1pm till 3pm . John 0294783464 or Rod 021755100
Lunch ride to Forresters Cafe´, Rai Valley. Meet at the Blenheim Railway Station south end, ride departs 11am.
Bring your own board and
Blenheim Bonsai Group: Ulysses: Chess:
pieces along to Joocy Loocy Cafe at 4 John St for friendly matches, between 10am and 1pm.
Marlborough residents can have a round of golf for $15, Sunday afternoons and all day Monday at Marlborough Golf Club Fairhall.
Community Golf: Picton Table Tennis Club:
Today and Tuesday. 10am to noon. Picton Little Theatre, Dublin St. $3,equipment supplied plus tea/ coffee and biscuits. All adults welcome. Ernie 0275888453.
Today 10am and Wednesday 1pm. 65A Weld St. Russell 791952 or Chris 5787303.
Blenheim Petanque Club: Marlborough Rock and Mineral Club:
Brayshaw Park. 10am to 4pm, rocks, minerals, crystals, work room and books. Admission free.
Model boat and yacht sailing at Brayshaw Park, 1pm to 4pm.
Modellers Society: Kapahaka:
Tua Marina Hall, 12 to 3pm, all welcome.
Model Aero Club:
ARA, Wairau Valley, 9am, Murray 5789199 or Tony 5779776.
Spring Creek Hall, 7pm. Brian 5780692 or Johan 5785789.
7.30pm, Senior Citizens Hall, High St, Margaret 570 5414.
Cake Decorators Guild:
Salvation Army Rooms, 7pm, Margaret 5728452 or Donelle 5783005.
University for the Third Age:
A Send details for Saturday Express listings by noon on Tuesday to email@example.com Please include the venue, address, event name, date, time and cost.
place where those who are retired or nearing retirement can keep their brain active. Includes guest speakers, classes and wine appreciation. Lyn 5785273.
Blenheim Bowling Club Hall, 12.45pm to 4pm. $4. Doug 5779061 or Geoff 5788143.
Rummy-O: Care and Craft Centre of NZ Trust:
Nativity Centre, 10am. Dawn 5775002 or Judith 5786209.
Marlborough Guild of Woodworkers:
9am to 9pm, Brayshaw Park. Philip 5705188. 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: Porcelain artists:
10am, Brooklyn Croquet Club. June 5788891.
Take the family along to Christmas in the Park on Sunday afternoon. (File photo).