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.

WHAT: Whanganui Summer Programme
WHEN: January 3-31, 2018
WHERE: Variety of locations
DETAILS: Contact the Whanganui i-Site, Taupo Quay, for more information.
WHAT: Whanganui Opera Week
WHEN: January 7-21, 2018
WHERE: Variety of locations
DETAILS: whanganuioperaweek.nz. Book online or at RWOH from Monday.
WHAT: Whanganui Guided Walking Tours
WHEN: Daily
WHERE: Depart from i-Site
DETAILS: $10 per person. Call 349 3258.

THURSDAY
WHAT: Rides on Whanganui's restored tram, Mable
WHEN: 1pm-3pm
WHERE: Tram Shed, Moutoa Quay
DETAILS: $2 per ride.

FRIDAY
WHAT: Rides on Whanganui's restored tram, Mable
WHEN: 1pm-3pm
WHERE: Tram Shed, Moutoa Quay
DETAILS: $2 per ride.
WHAT: Stargazing at Ward Observatory
WHEN: 7.30 or sunset (whichever is first)
WHERE: Cooks Gardens (access from St Hill St).
DETAILS: Entry is by donation (suggested charge of $2) Phone: 027 245 8066.

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

SUNDAY
WHAT: Castlecliff Sunday Market
WHEN: 11am-3pm
WHERE: 5 Bryce St
DETAILS: Goods, produce and food.