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 12 noon every Wednesday.

THURSDAY
WHAT: Wanganui Competition Society's dance festival
WHEN: Begins at 8.30am
WHERE: Whanganui Girls College hall, Jones St
DETAILS: Door sales only.

WHAT: Callum Gentleman
WHEN: 8pm
WHERE: Lucky Bar + Grill, Wilson St
DETAILS: Tickets from www.undertheradar.co.nz.

FRIDAY
WHAT: Eb and Sparrow + Castlecliff Lights
WHEN: 9pm
WHERE: Lucky Bar + Kitchen, Wilson St
DETAILS: Door sales $20.

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WHAT: Wanganui Competition Society's dance festival
WHEN: Begins at 9am
WHERE: Whanganui Girls College hall, Jones St
DETAILS: Door sales only.

WHAT: The Sound of Music musical
WHEN: 7pm
WHERE: Royal Whanganui Opera House, St Hill St
DETAILS: Tickets from the opera house, starting from $42.50.

SATURDAY
WHAT: Diwali cultural night
WHEN: From 5.30pm
WHERE: War Memorial Hall, Watt St
DETAILS: Food and entertainment from around the world. Free entry.

WHAT: Mile Twelve - bluegrass music from the United States
WHEN: 8pm
WHERE: Whanganui Musicians' Club, Drews Ave
DETAILS: Door sales $20.

WHAT: Draghound and The Winner
WHEN: 9pm
WHERE: Lucky Bar + Kitchen, Wilson St
DETAILS: Tickets $10 at the door.

WHAT: Steelform Wanganui rugby play North Otago
WHEN: 2.30pm
WHERE: Cooks Garden, Maria Place extension
DETAILS: Entry at the gate, adults $10.

WHAT: TS Calliope open day
WHEN: 11am-2pm
WHERE: 5 Battalion headquarters, Maria Place extension
DETAILS: Prospective cadets and their families welcome.

WHAT: Whanganui River Traders and Farmers Markets
WHEN: 8.30am until 1pm
WHERE: Downtown Whanganui riverbank
DETAILS: Art, crafts and more.

SUNDAY
WHAT: Whanganui Ceroc and Whanganui Bowling Club open day
WHEN: 12 noon
WHERE: Corner Pitt and Peat St
DETAILS: Fundraiser for security cameras for the club rooms. All welcome.

WHAT: Friends of the River bus trip to Jerusalem
WHEN: Starts 9am
WHERE: Friends headquarters, Taupō Quay
DETAILS: Tickets $25 from Whanganui i-Site.

MONDAY
WHAT: Whanganui Film Society presents Paris, Texas
WHEN: 7pm
WHERE: Davis Theatre, Watt St
DETAILS: Members only. See www.whanganuifilmsociety.org.nz for details.

WHAT: Trustpower Whanganui district community awards
WHEN: 5.30pm
WHERE: War Memorial Centre, Watt St
DETAILS: Annual community awards.

TUESDAY
WHAT: Whanganui Science Forum presents a talk by Dr Trisia Farrelly
WHEN: 7.30pm
WHERE: Davis Theatre, Watt St
DETAILS: Members $5, non-members $4.

WEDNESDAY
WHAT: Save The Children open day
WHEN: 10am-3pm
WHERE: 25 Gilligan Close (off Purnell St)
DETAILS: For more details phone Sue on 345 2211.