What's on this weekend

Last updated 14:05 27/03/2014

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Heading out to enjoy the south.  Looking for something to do?

Check out this selection of events happening in the south this month. 

March 2014

March 14 to 16.

* Gorge Road School and Districts 125th Jubilee 

Where: Gorge Road Community Centre

Start: 5pm - 4pm

125th Jubilee Celebrations to be held 14th-16th March 2014 for Gorge Road, Kapuka, Morton Mains, Oteramika, Waituna and Kapuka South combined primary schools.

* Jazz

Where: Emberz Bar, Ascot Park Hotel

Start: 6.30pm - 8pm

Cost: free

March 15 

* Celebration of Gardens (March 15 to 16)

Where: Visit 17 gardens in the south

Start: 10am to 5pm

Details: Plan your itinerary by visiting http://southlandgardens.co.nz or contact Lynne Huggins (03) 214 1769. 

* Multicultural Food Festival

Where: ILT Stadium Southland

Start: 10.30am to 3pm

Cost: Free entry

March 17

* St Patricks fun day

Where: Southland Musuem and Art Gallery

Start: midday to 5pm

March 22 to 23

* Heritage Harvest Festival

Where: Aparima College Hall

Start: 10am to 4pm

Cost: Donation at door

March 26

* Showtime in The Catlins

Where: Owaka Community Centre

Start: 8pm to 9.15pm

Cost: Single $20; Gold card $18; Senior Students $10

Arts on Tour presents "Too far from Heaven" by Jade Gillies, Angela Newell and Lizzie Dawson.

March 29 

* SIT casting call - Bachelor of Digital Media students are looking for talented actors and actresses

Where: SIT Downtown campus, Don St, Invercargill

Start: 9am Saturday, 10am Sunday, 5pm Saturday and 4pm Sunday

Cost: no cost

March 30

* Performance by Toa Moana - final day of the Kermadec-Lines in the Ocean exhibition

Where: Southland Museum and Art Gallery

Start: 1.30pm 

Cost: Free

 

 

SATURDAY MARKETS

Newfield Market
Where: Newfield Hall, Invercargill
When: Every Saturday
Start: 9.30am-1.30pm

Fiordland Community Market
Where: Fiordland Community Events Centre, Te Anau
When: Monthly
Start: June to August 11am-2pm, September to May 11am-3pm, October Labour Weekend 9am-3pm
Cost: Free entry

Winton Monthly Market
Where: Presbyterian Church Hall, 11 Meldrum St, Winton
When: Third Saturday of the month (excluding January)
Start: 9.30am-1.30pm

SUNDAY MARKETS

Southern Farmers' Market
Where: Southland Boys' High School, Herbert St, Invercargill
When: Every Sunday
Start: 9.30am-12.30pm

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Invercargill Market
Where: Masonic Hall, Forth St, Invercargill
When: First Sunday of the month
Cost: Free entry

Windsor Market
Where: North Hall, Windsor St, Invercargill
When: Last Sunday of the month
Start: 10am-3pm
Cost: Free entry

Central Otago Farmers' Market
Where: Old Cromwell Town, Cromwell
When: Every Sunday from Labour Weekend until the last Sunday of February
Start: 9am-1pm

LOCAL VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRES

ALEXANDRA
Alexandra Visitor Information Centre
Where: 21 Centennial Ave, Alexandra
Hours: Daily 9am-5pm, public holidays 9am-6pm. Closed Christmas Day
Phone: 03 448 9515

CROMWELL
Cromwell i-SITE and Visitor Information Centre
Where: 47 The Mall, Cromwell
Hours: Daily 9am-6pm summer (Labour Weekend to Easter), daily 9am-5pm winter
Phone: Phone: 03 445 0212

INVERCARGILL
Invercargill Visitor Information Centre
Where: Southland Museum and Art Gallery, 108 Gala St, Invercargill
Hours: Weekdays 8am-5pm, weekends 8am-4pm
Phone: 03 214 6243

LAWRENCE
Lawrence Information Centre and Goldfields Museum
Where: 17 Ross Pl, Lawrence.
Hours: 9.30am-4.30pm summer, 9.30am-3.30pm winter
Phone: 03 485 9222

NASEBY
Naseby Information Centre
Where: 20 Derwent St, Naseby
Hours: Daily 11am-2pm
Phone: 03 444 9961

RANFURLY
Ranfurly i-SITE
Where: 3 Charlemont St, Ranfurly
Hours: Daily 9am-5.30pm. Closed Christmas Day
Phone: 03 444 1005

RIVERTON
Riverton Information Centre and Te Hikoi Riverton Museum
Where: 172 Palmerston St, Riverton
Hours: 10am-5pm (winter hours 10am-4pm)
Entry fee: Admission charge.
Phone: 03 234 8260, freephone 0800 834 4564

ROXBURGH
Roxburgh Visitor Information Centre
Where: 120 Scotland St, Roxburgh
Hours: Daily 10am-4pm
Phone: 03 446 8920

WAIKAWA
Waikawa Information Centre and museum
Where: 604 Niagara Waikawa Rd, Tokanui
Hours: Daily 10am-4.30pm or on request by phone
Phone: 03 246 8464

WANAKA
Lake Wanaka i-SITE Visitor Centre
Where: The Log Cabin, 100 Ardmore Street, Wanaka
Hours: Daily 8.30am-5pm
Phone: 03 443 1233

WYNDHAM
Wyndham & Districts Historical Museum and Information Centre
Address: 31 Balaclava Street, Wyndham
Hours: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 2-4pm. Other days and times by arrangement (on request)
Entry fee: Donation
Phone: 03 206 4590

LOCAL MUSEUMS

ALEXANDRA
Central Stories Museum & Art Gallery
Address: 21 Centennial Ave, Alexandra
Hours: Weekdays 9am-5pm, weekends 9am-5pm. Closed on public holidays
Suitable for ages: Families
Phone-fax: 03 448 6230

INVERCARGILL
Southland Museum and Art Gallery
Address: 108 Gala St, Invercargill
Hours: Weekdays 9am-5pm, weekends 10am-5pm. Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day
Phone: 219 9069

LAWRENCE
Lawrence Information Centre and Goldfields Museum
Address: 17 Ross Pl, Lawrence
Hours: 9.30am-4.30pm
Phone: 03 485 9222

OWAKA
Owaka Museum (Wahi Kahuika)
10 Campbell St, Owaka
Hours: Weekdays 9.30am-1pm and 1.30-4.30pm, weekends and public holidays 10am-4pm. Closed Christmas Day
Phone 03 415 8323

RIVERTON
Te Hikoi Riverton Heritage Museum and Riverton Information Centre
Address: 172 Palmerston St, Riverton
Hours: Summer 10am-5pm, winter 10am-4pm, admission charges apply.
Phone: 03 234 8260, freephone 0800 834 4564

ROXBURGH
Teviot District Museum
Address: Abbotsford St, Roxburgh
Hours: Sunday 2-4pm and by appointment
Phone-fax 03 446 8130

THORNBURY
Thornbury Vintage Tractor Museum
Address: 58 Foster Road, Thornbury
Hours: Sunday 1.30-4.30pm (Labour Weekend to Queens Birthday). Other times by arrangement

WAIKAWA
Waikawa Museum and Information Centre
Address: 604 Niagara/Tokanui Highway, Tokanui
Hours: Daily 10am-5pm and by appointment
Phone: 03 246 8464

WYNDHAM
Wyndham & Districts Historical Museum and Information Centre
Address: 31 Balaclava Street, Wyndham
Hours: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 2-4pm. Other days and times by arrangement (on request)
Entry fee: Donation
Phone: 03 206 4590

- The Southland Times

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