Time to get crafty
Beck Eleven looks at the weekend's events and beyond.
Dunkleys Great NZ Craft Show
A massive collection of arts and crafts, plus all the supplies you will ever need, will be at this annual show. Workshops include beading, scrapbooking, cards and figurines. Times and exhibitors on the website. Today and tomorrow, 10am-5pm. Addington Raceway, Christian Cullen lounge. Adults $12, seniors and students $10, schoolchildren $5, under-5s free.
Redcliffs Public Library Book Sale
A secondhand book sale with proceeds going to the rebuild of the Redcliffs Library. Today and tomorrow, 10.30am- 4pm. 91 Main Rd, Redcliffs.
Rugby: Canterbury v Wellington
The ITM Cup continues with Canterbury playing Wellington today. Kickoff 4.35pm. AMI Stadium, Addington. Adults from $10 and kids from $5.
Conservation Week kicks off in Christchurch with a Family Fun Day. Hear Wonky Donkey's Craig Smith singing his latest book Kaha the Kea. Scouts are hosting a happy campsite competition, off-track guided bush walks, crafting and a streamside science lab.
Prizes including a family tent up for grabs. Tomorrow, 10am to 4pm, Riccarton Bush. Past the market off Kahu Rd, in Riccarton House grounds.
Yoga Aid Challenge
Part of a world challenge and 24-hour global yoga-relay, the Christchurch event is on tomorrow morning with the first session at 9.30am-10.30am and the second 11am-1.30pm. Recreation Centre, University of Canterbury.
Garden City Spring Wedding Show
Planning a wedding? All your betrothal needs and questions can be answered at the Garden City spring wedding show. From flowers to the venue, catering, photographers, decorating and the dress. Tomorrow, 10am at the Canterbury Horticultural Society Centre. Tickets $10, children free.
The Food Show
Cantab foodies will be licking their lips waiting for The Food Show to start on Friday. A collection of chefs, winemakers and top-notch industry types are bringing their best food, drink, and kitchen equipment to the city.
Learn how to cook like a star at home with workshops, and taste lipsmacking samples for three days from Friday. 10am to 6pm. CBS Canterbury Arena. Tickets plus plan your itinerary online.