■ Bay Salsa Festival 2018: Festival features parties, workshops, the shake-it showcase and themed ball. Friday, October 20 at 7pm Otumoetai Action Centre.
■ Mount Busking Festival: Singers, instrumentalists, whistlers, dancers, jugglers and more. Mount Maunganui Mainstreet on Sunday, October 21 from 10.30am-2.30pm.
■ The Merchants of Bollywood: The Merchants of Bollywood features a cast of more than 40 performers direct from Mumbai. Tuesday, October 23 at 7.30pm at ASB Arena.
■ Annual SPCA Pet Blessing Service: Celebrating St Francis of Assisi love of animals. St George’s Anglican Church Gate Pa on Sunday, October 21 at 10am.
■ 8th Multicultural Night: Experience the music/song/dance/ food of the cultures in our community, with free dinner. Hosted by Lifechurch Tauranga, 934 Cameron Rd. Saturday, October 20 at 5.30pm.
■ Pasifika In the Bay: Students showcase their talents and cultures in traditional song and dance. Greerton Village School Wednesday, October 24 at 9am.
Pasifika In the Bay is the only one of its kind in the Bay of Plenty.