Top five things to do this weekend

STACEY OLIVER
Last updated 10:03 08/08/2014
Clare Holden
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CRAFT FAIR: Waikato Patchwork and Quilters Guild president Clare Holden, left, and organising committee member Julia Vasey with a selection of work to be seen in the Craft and Quilt Fair Hamilton.

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BOB DYLAN

The legendary singer will perform at Claudelands Arena over two nights this weekend. Obviously, this is something concert goers will have planned well in advance but it wouldn't feel right to leave it out of the top five - it's not every day Bob Dylan is in Hamilton.

AMATEUR RADIO CLUB MARKET DAY

New and secondhand amateur radio equipment will be for sale this Saturday at the Hamilton amateur radio club market day from 10am-1pm at the Waikato Table Tennis Stadium on Edgecumbe St in Hamilton. Entry is free.

KATCHAFIRE

Katchafire have returned to New Zealand's shores for their winter tour. The band will showcase old favourites and test out some new material at Altitude Bar and Nightclub on Saturday. Gig starts a7 8.30pm. Click here for ticket information.

OCEAN DAY

Cerebrate Shark Week at Waikato Museum as well as create some arts and crafts between 11am and 2pm. Entry is free.

THE CRAFT AND QUILT FAIR

Take you fill of creative crafts at the craft and quilt fair at Claudelands Conference and Exhibition Centre this weekend. The fair began on Thursday and ends on Sunday. Click here for admission prices.

While we're on the subject of fairs, the Gordonton Country Market is on Saturday at Hukunui Park. The Cambridge Lions Trash and Treasure Market is on Sunday on Victoria St. The Raglan Creative Market is also scheduled to take place on Sunday also.

And the first Altrusa International Te Awamutu antiques and collectables roadshow is on Saturday at the Te Awamutu College Hall. It will run from 10am to 4pm. 

ONE MORE THING

The Spark International Festival of Media, Arts & Design gets underway on Monday at Wintec, and there is a lot on offer. Here is what's on offer during the week-long festival. 

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- Waikato Times

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