Join Beatnik on a motorbike ride to Kaikoura. Ride departs from 49 Main St, Blenheim at 10.30am. Take a break at Clarence to regroup. Finish at the Pier Hotel in Kaikoura.
Christmas Tree Festival:
Wander through the beautifully decorated trees at the Anglican Church at 54 High St, Renwick. Opan 11am to 10pm daily until Christmas Eve.
9am to 1pm, Havelock Town Hall. Stalls include crafts, knitted garments, household items, books, flowers, jewellery, and more. Raffle and sausage sizzle. Sites $5. Ian 5742558.
Stocking Filler Market: Eastern States Speedway:
Christmas meeting and BNT Remembrance Champs. $12 adults, $25 family. Gates open 5pm, race starts 6pm.
Five different classes, with teams from the top of the south. Watch the show jumpers and show hunters at Marlborough Equestrian Park today and Sunday 9am to 4pm.
Sharon Rennie School of Dance performance featuring New Zealand bush and birdlife. Performers from preschoolers to adults. ASB Theatre Marlborough, 11am.
Dawn Chorus: White Christmas Dance Party:
6.30pm, Harlequins Rugby Club. Wear white, bring something to put on the BBQ, food and drinks. $5 entry.
9am to 1pm. Stalls $10 (3.5m x 3.5m), no need to book. Marlene 033195759.
St Andrew’s Church and hall from 5pm. Games, crafts, worship and ameal. Johanna 5791164 or the church office 5787119.
Wesley Centre, 1.30pm, Rosie 5783490.
8am to noon, Cleghorn St car park. Plants, produce, cards, jewellery, flowers, handcrafts. Supporting hospice.
Orchid Society: Redwood Market:
Marlborough Civic Orchestra:
Rehearsals 4pm to 6pm, Cloudy Bay Funeral Service rooms, Boyce St. Linda 0221099242.
Try out canoes, inner tubes and mini rafts on the Taylor River near the amphitheatre. 10am to 3pm. Gear supplied. Please supervise your children.
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
Students from Studio HQ are excited to show off their spectacular dancing at the
Riverside Railway: Dance Showcase:
Picton Little Theatre, 7pm. Tickets $10. Carols: Join in the Christmas cheer and carols at the Old Tua Marina Church in Brayshaw Heritage Park with Barry Parker, 1pm.
Capturing, banding and learning about blackwinged gulls at theWairau River. Register at email@example.com.
A late afternoon of choral music with the Marlborough Singers, Civic Orchestra and Brass Band. ASB Theatre Marlborough, 4pm.
Conservation Club: Gloria: 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: Stamp Collectors Club: Soup and Games Day:
Heidi 021 544 576 marlboroughendctr.wwebly.com
Wonkey Donkey Show:
Craig Smith is launching his new book The Scariest Thing in the Garden with a free live show at the Picton Library. Suitable for preschool and primary children. 10am.
Community Potters’ Club:
7pm to 9pm, clubrooms, 2A Dillon’s Point Rd. Sarah 0211030464.
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. Send details for Saturday Express listings by noon on Tuesday to firstname.lastname@example.org Please include the venue, address, event name, date, time and cost.
Poultry Pigeon and Cage Bird Club:
7pm, Pigeon Club Rooms, Dillon’s Point Rd, Sunny 578 6042.
Today and Wednesday, 9am to noon, Bright Centre, 2 Dillons Point Rd. Wendy 5792089.
Juniors 6pm, seniors 7pm. The Foundry behind the Wesley Centre. Chris 0274579004.
Dillons Point Playgroup: Boys Brigade:
Care and Craft Centre of NZ Trust:
Nativity Centre, 10am. Dawn 5775002 or Judith 5786209.
6pm to 8pm, St Joseph’s School. Girls aged 9.5 to 12.5 years. Fun and adventure. Helen 0211700401.
Picton Girl Guides: 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.
Paddle about with the Scouts on Sunday.