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.

Heritage Park Rhododendron Flowering Season
Wednesday 18 October - Thursday 30 November
Come and enjoy the stunning collection of around 2000 Rhododendrons in a beautiful 4 ha park. - Dogs are welcome too, on a lead. - Under 12s are free. - Open daily 10.00am to 4.00pm from 15th September to 15th ...
Venue:
Heritage Park, Kimbolton, Feilding and District
The Topp Twins Exhibition
Wednesday 18 October - Sunday 29 October
Synonymous with a small town, rural New Zealand and that Kiwi “can-do-attitude”, Lynda and Jools Topp are among New Zealand’s best-known entertainers. They’ve been cultural touchstones for more than 40 years, ...
Venue:
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Katherine Claypole - From Her Perspective
Wednesday 18 October - Tuesday 31 October
Featuring 11 new works by Whanganui-based artist, Katherine Claypole. The exhibition title, "From her perspective", draws inspiration from Margaret Atwood's novel, The Handmaid's Tale: "What I need is ...
Venue:
Zimmerman Art Gallery, Palmerston North
Golden Dreams
Wednesday 18 October - Sunday 5 November
Celebrating 40 years since the Manawatū Art Gallery opened on 3 July 1977, Golden Dreams provides a glimpse into landscape art collected by Te Manawa Museums Trust and Te Manawa Art Society and offers you the ...
Venue:
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Painter
Wednesday 18 October - Sunday 19 November
“Forever renegotiating his position, direction and even the very fact of his existence, Euan Macleod is himself the central figure in the vast majority of his paintings—marching, striding, studying the ground in ...
Venue:
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Te Awa – The River – Heart of Manawatū
Wednesday 18 October - 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
Te Rangi Whenua
Wednesday 18 October - 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 18 October - 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 18 October - 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
SuperNova
Wednesday 18 October - 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
Brewery Tours - Daily
Thursday 19 October - 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
Prop till you drop - Stand up comedy.
Friday 20 October
Do you like Comedy? What about stuff do you like stuff? Well then Prop till you drop is for you! It combines the best of Stand up comedy and stuff. Confused? understandable. Prop till you drop is a stand up comedy show ...
Venue:
Shed 23, Palmerston North
National Young Performer Awards 2017
Friday 20 October - Sunday 22 October
2017 is the 41st year of the National Young Performer Awards. The competition starts with the exciting Troupe/Group section. Dancers from all over New Zealand will battle it out in front of our panel of International ...
Venue:
Regent on Broadway, Palmerston North
Lit Night Ride - A Cycle Ride With Sparkle
Friday 20 October
Come join us for the Sparkliest and most fun bike ride Palmy has ever seen. Light up your bike and join us for a Spectacular but easy ride around our city. Special floats by REACT and Lucid Dream Bike Wellington will...
Venue:
The Square, Palmerston North
Dancing With Dogs
Friday 20 October
Some of New Zealand's top dog handlers competing for national honours! Tickets available from the Feilding & District Information Centre - The Railway Station, 61 Aorangi Street, Feilding. Phone - 06 323 3318.
Venue:
Manfeild, Feilding, Feilding and District
Latin America and Spain Film Festival
Friday 20 October
Gente de bien/Decent People: Colombia, 86mins (M) Eric, 10, finds himself almost overnight living with Gabriel, his father, who he barely knows. The man has trouble keeping their heads above water and building a ...
Venue:
Palmerston North Central Library, Palmerston North
Sunset Devotions
Friday 20 October
Join the Palmerston North Baha'is for Sunset Prayers for unity and Peace.
Venue:
The Esplanade, Palmerston North
Roller Skating Disco
Friday 20 October - Friday 8 December
Roller Skating Disco every Friday during term time. Come along, bring your friends and have a rolling great time. Games. Music. Spot prizes. Shop open for snacks and drinks. No eftpos available. Cash only. All ages ...
Venue:
Bell Hall, Palmerston North
Canoe Polo
Friday 20 October - Friday 22 December
The Makino runs Social Canoe Polo on Friday nights during the school term! Equipment is provided and all are welcome. For safety reasons, you must be able to reach the foot pedals to participate. Duration: Games ...
Venue:
Makino Aquatic Centre, Feilding, Feilding and District
MaLGRA 40th Anniversary: Masquerade Ball
Saturday 21 October
Manawatu Lesbian & Gay Rights Assoc In (MaLGRA) would like to invite all members of our Beautiful GLITTFAB Community along with all of its Allies and supports to celebrate our 40th Birthday A drag show and glitter is ...
Venue:
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North