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Selwyn Times: November 01, 2016

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26 Tuesday November 1 2016 Contemporary Artworks Tuesday to Sunday, weekly until November 24 An exhibition of work from artists Paul Smith and Rick Rubens. Featuring both paintings and furniture, this exhibition showcases two very different forms of artistic expression that are nonetheless connected by a passion for beauty and meticulous production. The Selwyn Gallery, 17 South Tce, Darfield. Free entry Waterlife Wednesday to Sunday, 10am- 4pm An exhibition of work on water quality issues by artists Mike Glover, Andrew Lyons, Blanche Fryer, Billy Barnes, Jim Conolly, David Lloyd, Brian Patchett, Mike Bowie and Gaylene Barnes. Down by the Liffey Gallery, 1 James St, Lincoln. Free entry Hororata Highland Games Saturday, 9am-4pm Watch professional athletes compete in the heavy athletic events, highland dancing championships, highland spin, pipe bands and the heartpounding mass band closing march. Have a go in the junior warriors, highland challenge, Email by 5pm each Wednesday best-dressed lad or lassie, archery, tug o’ war, kilted mile, children’s colouring competition and more. Discover the children’s fairground, taste of Scotland, your heritage with the clans, a variety of food vendors and more than 100 market stalls. Hororata Domain. Tickets at the gate: adults $20, children (5-17) $5, preschoolers free. Discounted tickets available online, see for more information Manderley Festival Saturday and Sunday, 10am- 4pm Live entertainment, 140 stalls, crafts, food, beer and wine. 3875 Christchurch Akaroa Rd, Little River. Admission $15, under-15 free. Free parking Veges 101 Workshop Saturday, 10am-noon The workshop is aimed at people who know next to nothing about growing vegetables in a home garden, but would like to get started. It will cover the steps of bed preparation, planting seeds and seedlings, and the subsequent maintenance requirements. Lincoln Envirotown Community Gardens, behind the Lincoln Maternity Hospital, James St West Melton Young Farmers’ Community Day Sunday, 10am-4pm A fun day out for adults and children. Come along for a taste of the rural life and see some of the groups from the West Melton community. Groups attending include the West Melton fire brigade, West Melton Scouts and the Ellesmere Vintage Club. West Melton Domain, 597 West Melton Rd. Entry by gold coin donation Weekend Markets The local markets have a lot on offer from fresh produce to handmade crafts West Melton Market: Saturday, 9am-noon. St Paul’s Church. Leeston Market: Saturday, 9.30am-12.30pm. Ellesmere Cooperating Church, High St. Free entry. Prebbleton Market: Saturday, 10am-1pm. All Saints Church, 9 Blakes Rd. Lincoln Farmers’ and Craft Market: Saturday, 10am-1pm. Gerald St, Lincoln. Darfield Market: Saturday, 10am-2pm, next to Farmlands on South Tce, Darfield. Edendale Car Boot Sale: Sunday, 10am-3pm, Edendale Cafe, 888 Sandy Knolls Rd, West Melton. Running Groups The running groups aim to get like-minded members of the community fit and engaged with each other. All running groups SELWYN TIMES BIG BANG: Selwyn residents looking for a spectacle on Saturday night will have their pick of two fireworks events in the district to choose from. The Rolleston fireworks night will be held at Foster Park, with gates opening at 4.30pm. As well as the fireworks display, there will be a myriad of fairground rides and entertainment for children, while parents can sit, relax and enjoy a variety of local performers and artists on the main stage. Entry $5 per child, $10 per family. The Motukarara fireworks night will be held at Waihora Domain, with gates opening at 5.30pm. The event will also feature live music, a bouncy castle, pony rides, free hay ride, bake sales and a sausage and bacon sizzle. Christchurch food trucks including The Vagabond Chefs and Tommy Taco will be on site and various schools and community groups will be selling food and treats as fundraisers. Entry $20 per car or $5 for walk-ins (no eftpos available). ​ have a stagnated start to cater for different abilities Lincoln Road Runners: Tuesday registration from 5.30pm, starts at 6pm. 3km or 6km. Starts at Lincoln University. Gold coin donations. Malvern Road Runners: Tuesday registration from 5.40pm, starts at 6pm. 3km or 6km. Starts at Malvern Netball Centre. Prebbleton Runners: Tuesday registration from 6pm. 3km or 6km walk or run. Starts at Prebbleton Reserve soccer ground. Gold coin donations. Ellesmere Road Runners: Wednesday registration from 5.45pm, starts at 6pm. 3km or 6km walk or run. Starts at Leeston Physiotherapy. IT’S EXTREME! 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SELWYN TIMES Tuesday November 1 2016 27 Saturday 5th November 2016 Hororata Highland Games promises a unique experience The Hororata Highland Games is a Scottish Festival with a Kiwi twist. While the colourful and unique competitions are the centre of the event, surrounding these is a huge festival which is an attraction in itself. “This year we have introduced the Duncan Cotterill Stage which will see some great acts like the Southern Celtic Fiddle Orchestra and Ma Bell and The Celtic Connection entertain. The SCA Medieval actors will be back with their mock battles and craft demonstrations,” explained Stalls Convenor, Dee Innes. The Taste of Scotland is a wonderful experience with food, wine, MALVERN LIONS CLUB Proud to support Hororata Highland Games Scottish wares, tartan and, of course, Haggis to enjoy. In Clan Lane the Canterbury Scottish Heritage Council hosts 18 Clans who enjoy talking to people about their lineage and providing Scottish entertainment with Willie MacArthur performing throughout the day. “This year the Hororata Whisky has three new labels which will be launched at the Games. Last year’s whisky sold out so make sure you find the Whisky Galore stand early. The Hororata Community Trust is also introducing new Hororata Tartan Cushions which will be available at a special introductory price in Taste of Scotland. The legendary Hororata Pie will be back as well as an amazing selection of local and international food stalls ranging from traditional festival food to different healthy options, making choosing what to have the hardest part about lunch.” With over 100 stalls at the event there is a huge array of sites offering everything from wooden furniture, clothing, toys, jewellery, produce, gifts, homeware and much more. The Star Media Company will have a stall with some great activities as well as the chance for people to have fun in their photobooth, with one of the photos to be selected for the front page of the next edition of the Selwyn Times. “Be prepared for a full day out when you come to the Hororata Highland Games and remember you don’t have to be Scottish to enjoy the day,” concluded Dee. The Hororata Highland Games is on the 5th of November at the Hororata Domain. Gates open at 9am and the event concludes at 4pm with the Mass Bands march past and prize giving. The event goes ahead wet or fine. A full programme and tickets are available from Black Forest Waffle Hut Join us at the Star Media stall at the Hororata Games! Meet our team and enjoy some great activities! Ph. 027 469 7479 Horst & Kate Elsen P.O. Box 4046 Timaru 7942 Ph/Fax: 03 688 6064 | Mob: 027 347 5711 | Find us on Facebook! Makers of quality canvas adult & children swags Come and see Leah at the Hororata Highland Games, Stall No.14 to check them out. P: 0272 585 400 E: • Have fun in our photo booth - your photo could grace the front page of our next edition of the Selwyn Times! • Post-It competition - Tell us what you love about Canterbury, write it on a Post-It note and help Star Media break NZ’s record for largest amount of Post- It notes on a vehicle! • Come and see us to pick up your “I Love Selwyn” stickers and lollies!