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Save Lives, Give Blood @ Lincoln

Date/Time: Wed 22 Nov, 2-6pm
Location: Lincoln Event Centre, Baylis Lounge
Presented by: NZ Blood
Event is free

Please phone 0800 GIVE BLOOD (0800 448 325) or go onto our website to make an appointment.

Check out our App on the App Store or Google Play. We need New donors! We need YOU! Your One Donation Can SAVE up to 3 LIVES

Please bring photo ID or your donor card.

Halswell Pottery Group Annual Exhibition

Date/Time: 8 November to 3 December
Location: 1 James St, Lincoln
Presented by: Down by the Liffey Gallery
Event is free

Halswell Pottery Annual Show 2017

8 November to 3 December 10 to 4- Wednesday to Sunday

Grow and Discover Holiday Programme
Date/Time: October 2-15
Location: Selwyn Libraries
Presented by: Selwyn Libraries
Event is free

Join us these school holidays for fun activities for children of all ages including Grow your own Garden, LEGO® sessions and craft.

For details and to book go to

Christmas Encraftment Market

Date/Time: 25th November 2017 10am-3pm
Location: Lincoln Event Centre
Presented by: Encraftment Market
Event is free

This is undoubtedly the best place to shop for everything handmade. We hand pick an awesome array of New Zealand’s finest crafters and designers, there's every excuse to treat yourself or find fantastic gifts for those you love. Offering a wonderful selection of products ranging from clothing and accessories, jewellery, housewares, stationery, kids-ware, toys, art prints and more. Get your caffeine fix with delicious coffee and delectable sweet and savoury temptations whilst you peruse over 120 gorgeous craft and design stalls.

Parking available in the north car park, on the green opposite the event centre, in the domain and on the street.

Crowd control procedures will be in place for a more pleasant shopping experience inside the venue.

Stallholder applications have closed.

More info:

River City Jazzmen

Date/Time: Sat 25 Nov, 7.30pm
Location: West Melton
Presented by: Nut Point Centre

Authentic Dixieland music at its best!!

Neill Pickard - Banjo, Tony Lewis - Trombone ,Michael  Fairhurst - Trumpet, Flugel Horn, Alan Hawes - Clarinet & Saxophones, Dave Pitt - Acoustic bass, Jerome Raateland - Drums

Concert & light supper $25 p.p.

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Selwyn Motor Fest & Family Fun Day
Date/Time: Sunday 26 November 10am till 3pm
Location: Entry at Roundabout opposite Rolleston College

A car, truck, motorcycle and farm vehicle show.

Heaps of things for the whole family to see & do! Proudly Supporting Our Local St John

More info: email

Fill in and return our Entry Form [PDF, 652 KB] to enter your vehicle.

Selwyn Twilight Market

Date/Time: 3-6pm, Sunday 26 Nov
Location: Grassed area beside the Rolleston Community Centre

Event is free

Market Mission

To provide a social meeting place for all people in the Selwyn community to get together.

To promote the purchasing and selling of handmade, home produced and to support local goods and services.

The Selwyn Twilight Market is operated by two local ladies who are keen to bring a new shopping experience to the Rolleston Township for all the Selwyn community to enjoy.

Selwyn Twilight Market Committee: Denise Leeds, Debbie Herridge


The Sheffield Book Exchange
Date/Time: Every third Sunday of the month, 12-3pm
Location: Sheffield Hall

Event is free

Bring a book and exchange it for another.

We would love to see as many locals there as possible to support this wonderful community initiative. We also welcome any donations of books.

Any questions please phone Michelle on 318 3000.

Prebbleton Craft Group Craft Day
Date/Time: Every second Thursday 7-9pm
Location: Prebbleton Cottage, Cnr Blakes & Springs Road
Presented by: Prebbleton Craft Group

Newly formed Prebbleton Craft Group welcomes people to join them to create a variety of craft projects.

It is an opportunity for people with a passion for craft to connect, share skills and craft together.

Every second Thursday 7-9pm. Gold coin donation - bring whatever craft you are working on.

Contact Kim 0212156164 or for details.

Date/Time: Opening 1 Dec, see details for other dates/times
Location: 3 Station Street, Leeston
Presented by: Leeston Life Church

Come and celebrate the 'gift' of christmas with us!

Register and enter a themed christmas tree in our annual competition. Bring the family and come and see all the trees at our viewing times and vote for your favourite tree! Prizes for best trees!

Gold coin entry. This year all proceeds will be donated to the Ellesmere Food Bank. For more info email Donna at

Official opening Friday 1st Dec 3.30-9pm after the Leeston Santa parade.

Sat 2nd Dec 11am-4pm
Sun 3rd 12-4pm
Fri 8th 5-9pm
Sat 9th 11am-4pm
Sun 10th 12-4pm
Fri 15th 5-9pm
Sat 16th 11am-4pm
Sun 17th 12-4pm

See our flyer for more details.

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Darfield Markets

Every Saturday
Opposite Challenge Service station Darfield

Various stalls selling Native plants, Bonsai, Garden Plants, Bread, Jam, Toys, Knitting, and general household goods and nick nacks.

Leeston Market

Every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month

Co-Operating Church grounds on High Street

An array of stalls with baked goodies, jams and preserves, locally grown produce, crafts, gifts and more!

New stall holders are welcome, contact Daphne

ph: 03 329 5519

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Lincoln Farmers' and Craft Market

Every Saturday
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Gerald Street, Lincoln

Come and soak in the country life at this friendly, popular community market in the picturesque township of Lincoln.

More info:

Prebbleton Market

First Sunday of each month
Prebbleton Community Cottage

Sellers – crafts, children’s clothing, shoes, beauty products and services, massage, reflexology, buskers, community groups welcome. Free for first time stallholders, then $15. Bookings essential.

More info:

Rolleston Envirotown Market

The second Sunday of the month
10 am to 1 pm
Rolleston Square

If raining, the event is held outside the shops under the eaves. 
More info: RollestonEnvirotownMarket (Fb)

West Melton Market

Every Saturday
St Paul's Church

A community market with fresh produce, flowers, pickles, chutnies, jams, alpaca products, wooden ware, cheese, garden plants, coffee, hot pies and other goodies.

Stalls $25. New stall holders welcome. On wet or fine.

More info:

Run Groups

Lincoln Road Runners

Tuesdays from 6pm
Starts at:
Lincoln Uni
Routes: 3km & 6km
It is designed to get like minded people together for weekly exercise in a friendly, supportive environment. There is a handicap start so you are running with people of a similar ability. Entry is by gold coin donation. Registration from 5:40pm outside the Lincoln University Recreation Centre.
More info: Selwyn Sports Trust

Ellesmere Road Runners

Wednesdays from 6pm
Starts at:
  Leeston Physiotherapy.
Routes: 3km & 6km
A 3km circuit caters for both walkers and runners. The runs have handicap starts, so you run with people of your own ability. All ages and abilities are welcome.
There is a gold coin entry fee and you enter on the night. 6k runners please be registered by 5.45pm.
More info: Selwyn Sports Trust

Malvern Road Runners

Tuesdays from 6.30pm
Starts at:
  Malvern Netball Centre
Routes: 3km & 6km
Registration begins at 6.10pm and the first of the 6km runners leave at 6.30pm. This race has a handicap start so that you’re running with people of your own ability and all competitors finish around the same time. This caters for all speeds, experience and fitness levels, so don’t be intimidated!
More info: Selwyn Sports Trust

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