Bring a low chair or blanket to The Vines Village on Saturday night from 6pm. The movie, Bottle Shock, starts 8pm. BBQ, platters, food and drinks available. Tickets $20 includes a glass ofWhitehaven wine.
The OmakaMaze horror night. Theme - Bakersfield Asylum, Institute for the criminally insane. Tickets from The Omaka Maze or The Blenheim Cinema. 8.30pm to 11pm, R15.
Field of Horrors: Firefighter Challenge:
The Combat Challenge is like a Firefighter Iron Man. A test of skill and fitness and simulates the physical demands of real life firefighting. Come cheer for your local volunteers. Horton Park, Saturday 9am to 4pm.
Lots of excitement with trailer rides, games of skill, photo booth, chocolate wheel, whitebait and spit roast sandwiches, plants and preserves, raffle and auctions. 10am to 2pm
The Marlborough Civic Orchestra with pianistMichael Tsalka and the Classical Jazz Quartet featuring Cathy Irons. ASB Theatre Marlborough, 7.30pm.
St Mary’s Gala: Chopin and Co: Eastern States Speedway:
Renwick Transport 2K Cup, streetstock fun day, rally cars. $12 adults, $25 family. Gates open 5pm, race starts 6pm.
For anyone thinking about a cruising journey. David and Patricia from Gulf Harbour Radio and Yachts in Transit will share their experience. Today and Sunday, register email@example.com.
Join the Marlborough Freshwater Anglers Club in cleaning up the Taylor River. Meet at the Henry St car park, 10am to 2pm. Bring gardening gloves, drink, snacks and solid footwear.
Port Marlborough Pavilion, 6pm. Food and a drink on arrival. Tickets from
River Clean Up: Support a Sport Quiz:
Pavilion at Endeavour Park, $60 for non members, $55 for members or $500 for a full table of 10 people.
Solo show starring Chris Green. Under explores an unnamed narrator’s relationship with his wife May. Tickets $20 from Take Note Picton.
Under: An Evening with Scotland:
Whitney St School hall. Dancing, music, haggis and supper. 7.30pm. Gold coin entry. Blenheim and Picton Scottish Country Dance Clubs. Miriam 9284479.
Veggies and crafty items, brunch, coffee and food. Wynen St car park, 9am to 1pm.
Marlborough Civic Orchestra:
Rehearsals 4pm to 6pm, Cloudy Bay Funeral Service rooms, Boyce St. Linda 0221099242.
Fundraiser for Marlborough Hospice atWaterlea Racecourse, McLauchlan St, from 9.30am. Food and drinks available. All vehicles welcome, $5 per car. Includes 100 years of Ford tractors with tractors from the oldest in NZ to the newest.
Become a walking rainbow as water and colourful powder is splashed over you on a 3km course along the Taylor River Reserve. Registration 8.30am, briefing 9.45am, start 10am.
For the over 5s from 11am to 1pm at The Vines Village. Trainer Rose will be there with Royal. $5.
Pony Rides: Beach Clean Up:
Meet at the Rarangi Community Centre at 10am. Wear solid footwear, bring gloves, sunscreen and water. Sausage sizzle to follow at noon.
Take a short cruise to Lochmara Lodge, explore the trails, meet the NZ species and take a tour at ‘The Reef’. Bookings essential, 9am or 12.15pm departure.
The Old Tua Marina Church, Brayshaw Park, 10am. Bring a can for Foodbank. Bring a picnic and chair to enjoy lunch in the Harris Glade after the service.
Kids go Free: Harvest Service: Buddhism:
Introduction to buddhism of Nichiren Daishonin. 1pm to 3pm, 68 Seymour St, free entry.
Marlborough Farmers’ Market:
A&P Park, Maxwell Rd, 9am to noon. 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.
Fruit, vegetables, eggs, olive oil, jams, preserves, honey, raw foods, coffee, nuts, plants, flowers, fish, game meats, bread and a number of food trucks.
Sunday sprint at Rarangi Beach. Meet at car park near the Monkey Bay end of Rarangi Beach Rd, 10.30am to 11.30am starts. Child friendly.
4Wheel Drive Trek:
Explore the views at Awapiri and the Jordan on tracks normally closed to the public. Meet at the corner of SH1 and Awatere Rd at 9am for a 9.30am start. Bring lunch. Register Mike 5757049 or Ron 5757196.
Check out what life is like at NZ Police and meet your local cops. AOS, Search and Rescue, dogs, fingerprinting, uniformdress up and photos, prison vans, Women’s Refuge, Neighborhood Support, protection gear, booze bus.
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 Happy Valley Cafe´, Hira Meet at the Blenheim Railway Station south end, ride departs 10am.
Bring your own board and pieces along to Joocy Loocy Cafe at 4 John St for friendly matches, between 10am and 1pm.
Police Open Day: Blenheim Pony Club: Blenheim Bonsai Group: Ulysses: Chess:
Police open day on Sunday.