Events on this Weekend

Find out whats on in Palmerston North City, Feilding and Manawatu this weekend. Make the most of your weekends and taste, dance, indulge and discover your way through this selection of some of the hottest events coming up.

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Wednesday 13 December - Saturday 16 December
Murder is knot funny! Constance and Prudence are ladies of leisure who have come to the Hitchcock-themed Macguffin Hotel for a weekend wedding. But what’s meant to be a romantic and joyous occasion, quickly descends...
Venue:
Centrepoint Theatre, Palmerston North
Food Drive
Wednesday 13 December - Friday 22 December
'Tis the season for giving... Tararua District Library is a collection point for local food banks during December 2017. Pop into your local library with non-perishable food item donations, and give your community a ...
Venue:
Woodville Community Library, Woodville, Tararua
Brewery Tours - Daily
Wednesday 13 December - Saturday 23 December
Join us for a 35 minute guided tour, that takes you through the Histui museum, around the historic grounds, and the iconic Tui Tower before walking through our new state of the art brewery, where you learn about the art ...
Venue:
Tui Brewery, Mangatainoka, Tararua
Rotary Christmas Cave
Wednesday 13 December - Sunday 24 December
This is the 50th year of our Christmas Cave, so bring the little ones along and enjoy the display: Santa will be there and there is colouring in, and lots of things to look at! Come and enjoy the Rotary Club of ...
Venue:
Feilding Little Theatre Players, Feilding, Feilding and District
Santa's Cave
Wednesday 13 December - Sunday 7 January 2018
This year sees Santa's Cave open for the 99th time, to continue its tradition of enthralling generations of Manawatū locals every Christmas. For some, it is a magical trip down memory lane. Others find its ...
Venue:
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Te Rangi Whenua
Wednesday 13 December - Monday 15 January 2018
Open daily, Te Taiwhanga o Te Rangi Whenua (Te Rangi Whenua Gallery) shares the stories of iwi groups in the Manawatū, Rangitīkei and Horowhenua regions. The unique gallery walls feature interwoven panels, decorated...
Venue:
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Manawatū Journeys
Wednesday 13 December - Monday 15 January 2018
Open Daily, a journey through our shared history - the stories and of the pioneers who shaped the land as we know it today. The Manawatū has always been a place that people have journeyed through, some stay for a long ...
Venue:
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Kids TM
Wednesday 13 December - Monday 15 January 2018
Open daily, Kids TM is a vibrant, interactive, playful space at Te Manawa for children up to the age of eight and their caregivers. One of our long-term exhibitions, it gives children the chance to learn through play as ...
Venue:
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Te Awa – The River – Heart of Manawatū
Wednesday 13 December - Monday 15 January 2018
Te Awa - The River, Heart of the Manawatū explores our river from different angles: meet our local wildlife, learn about the river's history, explore how we use water and discover how our region was formed. Come and ...
Venue:
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
All Things Small and Wonderful - Group Show
Wednesday 13 December - Wednesday 31 January 2018
A few months ago, Zimmerman Art Gallery asked each of its artists to consider creating work for a “small things” summer exhibition (December 2017/January 2018). The question “how small is small?” was left to ...
Venue:
Zimmerman Art Gallery, Palmerston North
Matatau
Wednesday 13 December - Sunday 18 February 2018
Be first in to see a range of works by graduating students of Toioho ki Āpiti - Bachelor of Māori Visual Arts, Massey University. Themes around mana tangata (the power, or authority, of the people) are explored with a ...
Venue:
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
6148 Cups of Coffee
Wednesday 13 December - Sunday 4 March 2018
This exhibition will showcase portfolio projects from students in their final year of study from UCOL’s Bachelor of Applied Visual Imaging (BAVI). Each student’s project is self-directed and will be an accumulation ...
Venue:
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Summer Haze
Wednesday 13 December - Friday 9 March 2018
Summer Haze features 24 works from the collection that evoke summer heat, summer fun and summer adventures. Alongside these are some larger works whose themes are all drawn together by a single piece.
Venue:
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Brick Flicks
Wednesday 13 December - Monday 30 April 2018
Brick Flicks brings together photography and hands-on creativity using Lego, the world's most popular toy. Photographer Warren Elsmore has recreated iconic movie scenes using LEGO bricks and minifigs; to this Te Manawa ...
Venue:
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
SuperNova
Wednesday 13 December - Sunday 25 March 2018
SuperNova follows Nova by showcasing new stories and people behind selected art and objects acquired by Te Manawa between 2011 and 2016; this time the themes explored are ‘Te Awa/the river’, ‘Palmy at Play’ and ...
Venue:
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Doors - Hyper Objects of The Chthulucene
Wednesday 13 December - Sunday 3 June 2018
“James Robinson shows us a world that is tangled up with stuff that is both human and non-human, organic and inorganic. His encrusted, collaged doors open into a place where thoughts collide with rubbish, and the ...
Venue:
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Swim Camp With Wayne Goldsmith
Thursday 14 December - Sunday 17 December
Calling all competitive swimmers looking to improve both their swimming and mental skills. Register now for the Makino's Swim Camp with international swimming expert, Wayne Goldsmith this December, 2017. Go to ...
Venue:
Makino Aquatic Centre, Feilding, Feilding and District
Yoga
Thursday 14 December - Thursday 21 December
Develop strength and flexibility in enjoyable follow-along classes. Stress and tension melt away. Everyone should come to their yoga practice with a 'beginner's mind', so the classes are designed to be suitable for ...
Venue:
Be Still Yoga, Palmerston North
Caledonian Christmas Party
Friday 15 December
Join us for our Caledonian Christmas Party at Square Edge, Evelyn Rawlins room from 6:30pm on Friday 15 December. Come and support the young actors and singers from the Alliance and taste some specialties from our ...
Venue:
Square Edge, Palmerston North
Ardijah
Friday 15 December
Jump on the Midnight Train To Georgia this spring with Ardijah, Beau Monga, Lomez Brown and Nofo Lameko! Performing live in: Rotorua, Auckland, Wellington, Palmerston North & Napier. Thru the years, Ardijah's sound...
Venue:
The Royal, Palmerston North