What's on in Nelson this week

Dave Dobbyn will celebrate 40 years of hits with a performance at Nelson's Trafalgar Centre.
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Dave Dobbyn will celebrate 40 years of hits with a performance at Nelson's Trafalgar Centre.

Heritage week For Heritage Week the Nelson Elma Turner Library welcome talented singers "The Flightless Birds". They will make you feel at home with a collection of songs from 1940's and 1950's. Saturday April 22, 2pm at the library. 

Heritage precinct Seymour Avenue Heritage Precinct has a special charm being an area where the architecture in the street clearly defines style changes from villa to bungalow. A subdivision of land in the early 1900s resulted in the creation of this pleasant tree lined street. A new panel telling stories of its creation will be unveiled. Saturday April 22 at 11am on Seymour Avenue. ​

Anniversary Dave Dobbyn is coming to Nelson to celebrate 40 years of hits. Dobbyn's extraordinary musical career began with high school band Th' Dudes. Four decades on, Dave Dobbyn's music has become part of the nation's soundtrack. Wednesday April 26 at Trafalgar Centre from 8pm, doors open at 7:15pm. Tickets $60 from NZ TIX. 18+, underaged children OK with parent or guardian.

Kath Bee Nelson's favourite childrens musician will be playing a mix of old and new, keeping the kids entertained with actions, dancing, singing, bubbles and heaps of fun. Thursday April 27 from 10.30am, Victory Community Centre. Tickets $5, $20 per family. 

Anything Goes Multiple disguises, mistaken identities, shipboard romances, showgirls, a live band and a toe-tapping score make Anything Goes a show-stopping musical not to be missed. Theatre Royal April 20–23, 25–29. Adults $25, Senior $23, Student/Child $17, Family $75

100 Years of Motoring A unique exhibition showcasing a century of motoring in an eclectic collection of 120 classic and vintage cars. Classic Car Museum, WOW Building, Quarantine Rd, Nelson. Adults $24, Children $10

Da Vinci's robots and machines  An interactive exhibition at Nelson Provincial Museum showcasing Da Vinci's genius featuring some of his most ground-breaking technologies from the Museum of Leonardo da Vinci in Florence. April 15-August 13.

Isel Twilight Market Stoke's biggest market offers stalls from across the region offering delicious street food, fresh produce, quality crafts and live music as the sun goes down. Isel Park. Thursday from 4.30pm.

Turf Hotel Autumn 5km Series A 5km race for runners and walkers held every Wednesday during April. $3 entry fee on the night with heaps of spot prizes to be won. Meet at the Turf Hotel Main Road Stoke for registration. Walkers 6.00pm - runners 6.15pm.

Nelson Farmers Market. Local producers and marketeers come to town bringing you the best in Nelson local fresh produce and products at Morrison Square. Every Wednesday 10.30 - 3.30 pm rain or shine

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