What's On: November 10-16

Duck racing returns to the Whanganui River this weekend.
Duck racing returns to the Whanganui River this weekend.

Your guide to what's happening in our region this week. If you have an item for this column, please email the details to news@wanganuichronicle.co.nz. Deadline is noon every Wednesday.

THURSDAY
WHAT: Rivercity Jamboree
WHEN: 5pm-9pm
WHERE: Majestic Square
DETAILS: Food trucks, music and entertainment.


FRIDAY
WHAT: Wanganui A&P Show
WHEN: 10am-4pm
WHERE: Wanganui Racecourse, Purnell St
DETAILS: Animal rides, food, entertainment, fairground, agricultural produce.

WHAT: Sarjeant Gallery blueprint
WHEN: Friday 5.30pm and Saturday 10.30pm
WHERE: War Memorial Hall, Watt St
DETAILS: Meet the architects and structural engineer from the Sarjeant Gallery redevelopment project.

WHAT: Whanganui Regional Museum presents the Samuel Drew Lecture
WHEN: 5.30pm
WHERE: Davis Theatre, Watt St
DETAILS: Speaker is Dr Michelle Horwood, lecturer in heritage & museum studies at the Eastern Institute of Technology in Gisborne.


SATURDAY
WHAT: Wanganui A&P Show
WHEN: 10am-4pm
WHERE: Wanganui Racecourse, Purnell St
DETAILS: Animal rides, food, entertainment, fairground, agricultural produce.

WHAT: Plumber Dan's annual duck race
WHEN: 10.30am
WHERE: Starts Dublin St bridge
DETAILS:1000+ plastic ducks, proceeds to Jigsaw Whanganui.

WHAT: Sarjeant Gallery blueprint
WHEN: 10.30am
WHERE: War Memorial Hall, Watt St
DETAILS: Meet the architects and structural engineer from the Sarjeant Gallery redevelopment project.

WHAT: Lyric Singers' Concert, featuring James Cook School Choir and Margaret Thompson on organ
WHEN: 2pm
WHERE: St Stephen's Church, Maunder St, Marton
DETAILS: Adults $10, children free.

WHAT: Rock N Bingo - fundraiser for Westmere School
WHEN: 7pm
WHERE: Westmere School hall, 135 Rapanui Rd
DETAILS: Tickets $25, call Karen on 021-1177456.


SUNDAY
WHAT: Marton fire station open day
WHEN: 11am-3pm
WHERE: Marton fire station, Wellington Rd, Marton
DETAILS: Free event, all welcome.

WHAT: Waverley Races, featuring the Waverley Cup
WHEN: 12.30pm
WHERE: Waverley Racecourse, SH3, Waverley
DETAILS: Eight-race card. Free entry


MONDAY
WHAT: Whanganui Film Society presents Anything For Her
WHEN: 7pm
WHERE: Davis Theatre, Watt St
DETAILS: Members only, see www.whanganuifilmsociety.org.nz for more details


TUESDAY
WHAT: Save The Children open day
WHEN: 10am-3pm
WHERE: 25 Gilligan Close (off Purnell St)
DETAILS: A variety of gifts for sale.

- Wanganui Chronicle

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