Your guide to what's happening in our region this week. If you have an item for this column, please email the details to The deadline is noon every Wednesday.

WHAT: Jelly Friday - co-working space
WHEN: 9.30am-4.30pm
WHERE: Double Farley Creative Partners, level 3, 15 Watt St
DETAILS: Come along and enjoy free coffee, conversation and wifi.

WHAT: Halloween night at the museum
WHEN: 5pm
WHERE: Davis Theatre, Watt St
DETAILS: Experience the museum's haunted trail, come along in costume. All children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

WHAT: Christmas Card Workshop with Craft-D Cottage
WHEN: Saturday and Sunday, 10am-3.30pm
WHERE: 12 Sydney Place
DETAILS: For more info contact Davina on 027-3414328 or


WHAT: Whanganui Festival of Cultures
WHEN: 10.30am-3.30pm
WHERE: Majestic Square and War Memorial Hall forecourt
DETAILS: Music, dance and food from all around the world.

WHAT: Plastic Funtastic Race on the river
WHEN: From 11am
WHERE: Whanganui River
DETAILS: Enter at

WHAT: St Anne's School gala
WHEN: 11am
WHERE: St Anne's School, 45 Raine St
DETAILS: Traditional school gala, including lots of great prizes.

WHAT: The annual Hunterville Huntaway Festival
WHEN: From 11.30am
WHERE: Bruce St, Hunterville
DETAILS: Check out for more information.

WHAT: Wanganui Model Railway and Engineering Society open day.
WHEN: Saturday, October 29, 1pm-4pm.
WHERE: Clubrooms, 70A Alma Rd.
DETAILS: Gold coin.

WHAT: Rugby - Steelform Wanganui and Buller
WHEN: 4.30pm
WHERE: Cooks Gardens, St Hill st
DETAILS: Final of the Meads Cups.

WHAT: Wanganui Music Society presents tenor James Benjamin Rodgers and pianist Jillian Zack
WHEN: 2pm
WHERE: Concert Chamber, War Memorial Hall
DETAILS: Tickets $25, available from Royal Wanganui Opera House or at the door.

WHAT: Wanganui Wedding Fair
WHEN: 10am-3pm
WHERE: Victoria House, 30 Drews Ave
DETAILS: Free entry.

WHAT: Light Party
WHEN: 5.30pm-7.30pm
WHERE: 172 Glasgow St, opposite Pak N Save
DETAILS: Lots of fun activities.

WHAT: Whanganui Film Society presents The Divided Heaven
WHEN: 7pm
WHERE: Davis Theatre, Watt St
DETAILS: All welcome, entry by koha.

WHAT: Melbourne Cup at Hatrick Raceway
WHEN: 3pm
WHERE: Hatrick Raceway, Hatrick St
DETAILS: See for more information.

WHAT: Dignity Whanganui - conference on family violence
WHEN: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
WHERE: Whanganui Racecourse, Purnell St
DETAILS: Featuring speakers Dr Cathy Richardson and Dr Allan Wade.