LIVE MUSIC & COMEDY
Reb Fountain & Band: at ‘Cannon Heath’, Ahiaruhe, Sunday 10 September 7.30pm. Reb is touring in support of her new album ‘Little Arrows’. The band will include Dylan Storey and Ben Woolley. YOU ARE INVITED. $25 per wobbly chair. BYO your beverage of choice. Nibbles provided. Flying Rock: ‘‘Flying Rock’’ is a concert with a purpose. It’s purpose is to entertain, while donating to charity who needs support. The money from this concert will go toward the LifeFlight helicopter in Wellington, hence the name ‘‘Flying Rock’’. This concert will feature the SmokeFree RockQuest bands. Wairarapa College, 83 Pownall St, Thursday 7 September 7:00pm – 9:30pm Dangerous liaisons NZ string quartet: Join us on our 30thanniversary tour for a concert filled with passion, yearning, joy and heartache. Our ‘Dangerous Liaisons’ programme explores themes of love and desire and will take you on an emotional journey through some of the great works of the repertoire. Carterton Events Centre, Holloway St, Friday 8 September 7:30pm – 9:30pm Six chairsmissing: Palmerston North band playing mostly rock covers and classic hits. Club rules and dress code applies. Club Wairarapa Friday 8 September 7:30pm – 11:30pm
FAMILY & COMMUNITY
Freshwater talk: Forest & Bird’s national Freshwater Advocate, Annabeth Cohen, will discuss the FreshWater Rescue Plan that has support from 16 science, public health, tourism, recreation and environmental organisations. Thursday, September 7 at 7.30pm at the Copthorne Solway Park. BreadcraftWairarapa School Art Exhibition: Opens at Aratoi Museum this Saturday, September 9th, at 2pm, with an amazing display of multiple colour explosions and untrammeled creativity. With the generous support of Breadcraft, Aratoi has received more than 500 entries from 20 schools. The exhibition continues until October 8th. Open daily, 10am - 4:30pm. Carterton Daffodil Festival 2017: Located in the heart of the Wairarapa, Carterton’s popular Festival offers an abundance of activities ranging from the famous Daffodil picking at Middlerun, Street Markets, Horse Drawn Surrey Rides, the BigWai Art Sale in the Events Centre and loads more. Sun 10 Sep 2017, 10:00am–4:00pm, Carterton Events Centre, Holloway St, Carterton. Pop-Up Doggy Deli: Memorial Square, High Street, Carterton, 10 am ‘til 4 pm, Sunday 10 September. Woof! Regent 58 Alehouse’s 3rd Birthday: On Saturday September 9th, Regent 58 will be celebrating the Alehouse’s 3rd Birthday as well as the Brewery’s 100th brew. We’ll have 4 live bands playing from 5.30 with The Idlers, (featuring Regent 58’s own amazing Rachael Tarleton), The Razamataz, The Penny Stinkers and Silence is Silver. Plus, we’ll have a performance by the super hot, Girls On Fire. All of our braziers will be fired up to not only keep everyone warmbut so you can cook up food on the bbq. We’ll also have our great all new Pilsner on tap to help get the night rocking. All welcome, see you there. Home Orchard - Fruit Forest Design: A well-designed orchard/ fruit forest means that you can be self-sufficient in fruit all year-round. Establishing an orchard or fruit forest on your lifestyle block can involve a good deal of work, and money, so it’s worth doing some careful planning before taking a spade to the soil. If you get it right, it will reward you with fresh and healthy home-grown fruit and nuts. This workshop covers topics such as planning & planting, pollination, space, size & light, extending the season. 260 Moroa Rd, Greytown, Saturday 9 September 12:00pm – 4:00pm. Queries email Josje firstname.lastname@example.org He´le`ne Carroll-Recent Works: He´le`ne Carroll’s art practice is informed by a sense of loss. Being the only child of parents who were survivors of the Holocaust has had a significant influence on her life. Opens Friday 8th September, 5pm. Artist talk: Saturday, 9 Sept, 11am The Lake House Cafe & Bistro: at Queen Elizabeth Park is open Wednesday - Sunday 10-4pm with a new brunch menu. Functions by request. Phone: 3701555 for bookings or see Facebook FridayWind down 4.30pm until late. Tapa Plates: $8 or 3 for $20, beer, wine, spirits and cocktails. Bookings essential for large groups.