Events

Selwyn is home to a huge variety of events year round! From family spectaculars to agricultural competitions, world renowned events and specialist farmers markets there is something for everyone.

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Lincoln Farmers' and Craft Market

Saturday 24 August - 18 Gerald Street, Lincoln, New Zealand

EVERY SATURDAY 9.30 - 12.30 RAIN OR SHINE. Come and soak in the country life at this friendly, popular community market in the picturesque township of Lincoln. Browse the many varied stalls at our weekly markets - local seasonal fruit, vegetables and herbs, Artisan breads, pastries, slices, European sweet treats, gf & df cookies, gourmet...

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Pre Loved Book fair

Saturday 24 August - Gerald Street

The Lincoln Farmers' and Craft Market are holding their annual Pre Loved Book Fair on Saturday 24th August, 10 till 1pm on the Green beside the Lincoln Library. Come down and browse through the books and grab some bargains. All proceeds to local fundraisers.

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Mahoe Reserve Working Bee

Sunday 01 September - Mahoe Reserve, 30 Boundary Road, Lincoln

Come along and help us in the restoration and maintenance of the Mahoe native reserve. Please wear suitable shoes, bring spades, garden gloves, sunglasses or other eye protection, also a bucket for mulch, if you can. Contact mahoereserve@gmail.com for further info. Working bees are the first Sunday of every month from 2.00 pm. Our Sponsors...

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Plastic Pollution In Our Oceans - Speaker

Monday 02 September - Lincoln Event Centre, 15 Meijer Drive, Lincoln.

Speaker: Raquelle De Vine will talk about her work and the issue of plastic pollution in our Oceans. Raquelle is from Algalita Marine Research and Education; South Pacific and has seen the issue first hand.

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Worm Farm Workshop

Saturday 07 September - Lincoln Envirotown Community Gardens, James Street (behind the Maternity Hospital), Lincoln

Come along for a gold coin donation and learn about... Worm farming, a fun way to turn your organic waste, such as kitchen scraps, into rich fertiliser for your garden in the form of worm castings and worm tea. Our presenter is Sharon Breakwell, who until recently was manager of the Wastebusters Trust in Ashburton....

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Don't Treat Your Soil Like Dirt - Workshop

Saturday 21 September - Lincoln Envirotown Community Gardens, James Street (behind the Maternity Hospital), Lincoln

A workshop on the key characteristics, their importance and the maintenance of healthy garden soil. The soil is the foundation of a healthy garden, whether it is a lawn, a vegetable garden or a simple flower garden. Roger McLenaghen and Judith van Dijk of Lincoln University will present the workshop. Gold coin donation appreciated. Roger...

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Ellesmere Spring Fling

Sunday 06 October - Broadfield Garden, 250 Selwyn Road, Broadfield

The Ellesmere Spring Fling is a country fete held in the award-winning Broadfield Garden. Principal Sponsor Intelligro. Enjoy a relaxing day in this beautiful landscaped country garden. Take a guided tour of Broadfield Garden with exhibits, demonstrations, artisan stalls, great food and beverages, entertainment plus more. Relax and soak up the atmosphere. Enjoy a lovely...

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Hororata Parish Spring Fair

Monday 28 October - Hororata Domain

The annual Hororata Parish Spring Fair is really one of the 'must do's' for many families in the Selwyn District. Reduce the screen time and head out for some family fun! This is a great way to spend Labour Day, so come out for a drive. Renown for its unique White Elephant held in the...

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Frontrunner Selwyn Running Festival

Sunday 03 November - Leeston Square

Sunday 3rd November 2019 The flat, country roads of Ellesmere make the ideal course for athletes from all walks of life to put their training to the test. The Ellesmere locals welcome all entrants and get out en masse to show their support. They will be the ones encouraging every athlete on their journey through...

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Hororata Highland Games

Saturday 09 November - Hororata Domain 61 Hororata Rd

A taste of Scotland right here in Canterbury Assemble the Clan for one of the biggest Scottish Festival’s in the Southern hemisphere, the Hororata Highland Games. Watch the international field of strong men compete in the Oceania Heavyweight Championship, enjoy Scottish musical performances, be amazed as over 100 Highland Dancers fling and be immersed by...

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Carols in the Paddock

Saturday 14 December - 569 Springston-Rolleston Road

This December, join us for Carols in the Paddock. Music, food, fun!

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