What's on this weekend

03:38, Feb 28 2013
Lantern Festival

Summer is not yet over and there are still plenty of family-friendly activities on this weekend.

Monster March Market, 10am till 3pm on Saturday, CPIT. Free. Sixty stallholders showcase offbeat crafts and jewellery. A collection of unique, chic crafts and bric-a-brac, this will appeal to all ages.

Chinese New Year Lantern Festival,
5pm till 10.30pm, Saturday and Sunday, North Hagley Park. Free. Amazing display of lanterns to celebrate the Year of the Snake. Asian food stalls, and incredible performers on the main stage.

Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, 8pm till 10.30pm on Sunday, CBS Arena. Ticket prices vary, see ticketek.co.nz.

Opawa Farmers' Market Tomato Fest,
9am till noon on Sunday, 275 Fifield Tce. Free. Enter your prize tomato or just try the amazing produce.

Whinger Turtles fundraiser, 11am till 2pm on Sunday, at the Pallet Pavilion (cnr Kilmore and Durham). Free. Gap Filler is hosting the Oxfam 100km Trailwalker team, The Whinger Turtles, hoping to fundraise $2500 for Oxfam. The team of four are due to compete in Taupo in April. Head to the Gap Filler secondhand book sale and sausage sizzle in support.

Shabby Chic Market,
11am till 3pm on Sunday, 21 Connal St, Woolston. Free. Check out this market for antique finds, vintage clothes, and homemade jewellery. Well worth a visit. Take some cash.


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