What's on in Nelson this week
❚ Artisans Moutere Artisans Open Day at Upper Moutere on October 22 from 11am until 4pm.
❚ Garden art Nelson Garden Art Expo on November 11 and 12 from 9am to 5pm at Eyebright Garden. Free entry.
❚ Good Crafternoon Richmond Library's weekly arts and crafts meet-up is the perfect place to finish a project, start a new one, and spend some enjoyable time with other crafters. Free but bring you own supplies. Every Wednesday from 12pm-2pm.
❚ Nelson Farmers Market Local producers and marketeers come to town bringing you the best in Nelson local fresh produce and products at a new location, every Wednesday from 10.30am-3.30pm on Paru Paru Rd at the Maitai.
❚ Jam Session An evening of free-for-all musical improvisation where everyone's welcome and anything goes. Bring your own instruments, borrow one on the night or just sit back and be entertained. Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8pm, Liquid NZ Bar, Bridge St.
❚ Masked Parade date change The date for the 2017 Masked Parade and Carnivale has been changed to Friday October 27, to avoid clashes with Labour Weekend plans. The theme this year is We are the World – a concept that is open to interpretation and storytelling in costume, music and dance, live on the streets of Nelson. Enrolments are now open, so don't be shy, get a team together and take part. For information visit: www.nelsonartsfestival.co.nz or contact the Festival office: 03 545 8734