Hawke's Bay has plenty of activities and events for people of all ages to enjoy. Astrid Austin lists 8 of the best on offer.
1 Napier Urban Farmers' Market:
This local market offers freshly roasted coffee, divine treats and all the produce you need to cook up a true locavore's meal.
Clive Square, Clive Square, Napier. Today, 9am to 1pm.
For more information visit: http://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2015/napier-urban-farmers-market/napier
2 Black Barn Growers' Market:
The canvas-covered market offers fresh produce, baked breads, locally roasted coffee, flowers, meat, olive oil, as well as a range of other items.
It is situated at Black Barn Vineyards on Black Barn Road, Havelock North. Today, 9am to 12pm.
For more information visit: http://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2015/black-barn-growers-market/havelock-north.
3 Magpie Market @ Meeanee - Antiques, Collectibles and Crafts:
The market is held at the Meeanee Hall, Napier and is ideal for the whole family.
Besides the numerous interesting craft and collectibles stalls the market offers clothing, foodstuffs, jewellery, natural therapies and much more.
Meeanee Hall, Gavin Black St, Meeanee, Napier. Today, 10am to 2pm.
For more information visit: http://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2014/antiques-collectibles-and-crafts-market/napier
4 Summer Sessions:
Kick back, relax and listen to the chilled sounds of local talents, while spending time with your friends and family.
There is no door charge.
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, 1769 Maraekakaho Rd, Hastings. Today, noon to 3pm.
For more information visit: http://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2015/saturday-sessions/hastings
5 OpenAir Cinema:
The Black Barn OpenAir Cinema will present Third Person today and Roger Waters: The Wall tomorrow, as part of its 15/16 season which will run over nine nights.
Moviegoers can relax on grassed terraces, sipping a glass of wine with friends, enjoying a nibble from the onsite caterers or bringing their own picnic while watching the sun set over Hawke's Bay.
Black Barn Vineyards, Black Barn Rd, Havelock North. Today and Tomorrow, 7.30pm to 11pm.
For more information visit: http://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2015/openair-cinema/havelock-north#none
This is a great market to visit with a wide range of stalls, both new and old.
Marine Parade Domain, Marine Parade, Napier. Tomorrow, 8am to 1pm.
For more information visit: http://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2016/market/napier
7 Hawke's Bay Farmers Market:
Local produce will be available including roasted coffee, freshly baked breads and sweet treats, as well as entertainment in the form of live music. It is a great family-friendly event.
Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds, Kenilworth Rd, Hastings. Tomorrow, 8.30am to 12.30pm.
For more information visit: http://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2015/hawkes-bay-farmers-market/hastings
8 Otane Market:
This market is at the Otane Town Hall, Higginson St, Otane and has items for sale including fruit, vegetables, organics, jewellery, children's clothing and books, as well as craft stalls and everything in between.
Tomorrow, 9am to 1pm. For more information visit: http://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2015/otane-market/otane