What's on in Nelson this week
I see the sea Young artists Finnbarr and Ethan Hanrahan roped their mother Tina, a talented printmaker, into helping them put together an exhibition to raise awareness around marine conservation. Momentum Gallery, Church St, runs until July 28.
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. Freem but bring you own supplies.Every Wednesday from 12pm-2pm.
Burlesque Basics Do you want to shimmy 'n' shake, have a giggle and gain confidence whilst doing it? Dip your toes in the world of burlesque with a series of workshops taught by top Nelson dancer Jasmine Tease. Starts Wednesday July 5 and runs every Wednesday until July 26 from 6.30pm at Nelson YMCA Hall. $80 for 4 classes.
Nelson Farmers Market Local producers and marketeers come to town bringing you the best in Nelson local fresh produce and products. Morrison Every Wednesday from 10.30am-3.30pm
Da Vinci's Robots and Machines. Nelson Provincial Museum hosts and Interactive exhibition featuring models based on Da Vinci's drawings of robots and machines. Runs until August 13. Adult $8, child $5, family $25.
Isel Night Market Come down to Isel Park and check out delicious street food from around the world, locally made products, amazing lighting displays and lively market atmosphere. Every Thursday from 4.30pm-8pm
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