The 12-hour day/night mountainbike race is on at Centennial Park, Timaru, 9am till 9pm on Saturday.
St Patricks Basilica, Timaru Rd, Waimate, are holding a garage sale from 10am.
Diwali, organised by SC Indian Cultural Society, is an important and ancient Indian festival. Oceanview Heights School, Timaru, 7pm till 10pm, $10, children under five free.
Beatlemania returns with a brand new show, Theatre Royal, 8pm. Tickets from Merlins.
Kids gone fishing day at Mt Cook Alpine Salmon on the Tekapo-Pukaki canal, 11am till 1pm. Held by local police in association with the Blue Light organisation.
Highfield School Fair, 11am till 3pm, Highfield School, Rimu St.
Alpine Energy Timaru Brass and Woolston Brass present Anzac Remembered, Theatre Royal, Timaru, 2pm. Tickets $5 to $25, available from Newmans Musicworks.
Remember when: A look back at downtown Timaru's recent history, Caroline Bay Hall, 2.30pm till 4pm, $2 entry.
People of all faith traditions are invited to attend an interfaith gathering, St Paul's Chapel, 28 Seddon St, Timaru, 3pm till 5pm.
- The Timaru Herald