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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Selwyn Responsible Business Awards

Thursday 24 October -

Have you participated in this years Responsible Business Awards? This is your final chance to enter,

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Trap Library - Selwyn Predator Free

Saturday 26 October - Lincoln Farmers & Crafts Market, 22 Gerard Street, Lincoln 7608

Come see us for trapping advice, trap hire or to figure out what we are about. There will be a limited number of DOC200 traps and bait to loan out. The trap library will be open on the last Saturday of every month at the Lincoln Farmers & Craft Market.

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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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Zero Waste Road Trip - Selwyn Sustainability Trail

Friday 01 November - EcoDrop 25 Parkhouse Road Christchurch, Canterbury 8042

Take a tour of the EcoDrop Centre and then join us for lunch in Lincoln. About this Event A minibus will be provided to take you from Lincoln at 10am to tour the EcoDrop Centre. We will then return to Lincoln at around 12.15pm and go for lunch and discussion. You will be required to...

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Repair Cafe - Selwyn Sustainability Trail

Saturday 02 November - Rolleston Community Centre, 94 Rolleston Drive, Rolleston, Canterbury 7614

Bring along your broken things and we'll see if we can fix them. About this Event There will be experts available with a variety of skills for example electronics, bikes and woodwork. Bring along your broken things and they will give you advice and help you to get them working again. This is a free...

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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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Mahoe Reserve Working Bee

Sunday 03 November - 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 for further info. Working bees are the first Sunday of every month from 2.00 pm. Our Sponsors...

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Auction of Art Cocktail Afternoon

Sunday 03 November - Straight 8 Estate Winery, 2321 Main South Road

Mixed media charity Art Auction with Live music and a complimentary drink and nibbles on arrival. The Cancer Society is a non-government organisation totally reliant on community support and donations which ensures the continuation of free cancer services, programmes and resources to those people who require them. Selwyn Support Group members have arranged a fundraising...

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Basket Weaving Demonstration - Selwyn Sustainability Trail

Monday 04 November - Rolleston Community Centre, 94 Rolleston Drive, Rolleston, Canterbury 7614

Register to come along and seen how to make a small basket using cabbage leaves / Ti Kouka. You will be able to ask questions and take photos. This is a free event however, please register as there are limited places available. A donation towards the running costs of this event would be appreciated. This...

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Fools & Dreamers Documentary

Monday 04 November - Lincoln Event Centre , 15 Meijer Drive, Lincoln, Canterbury, 7608

30 min documentary about Hinewai Nature Reserve, on New Zealand’s Banks Peninsula. About this Event 6.45pm: Doors open 7pm: Documentary 7.30pm: Discussion by Happen Films Screening and discussion will be followed by the Lincoln Envirotown Trust Annual General Meeting, followed by drinks and refreshments. ABOUT THE FILM Fools & Dreamers: Regenerating a Native Forest is...

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Homemade Laundry Detergent - Selwyn Sustainability Trail

Wednesday 06 November - Lincoln Event Centre, 15 Meijer Drive, Lincoln, Canterbury 7608

Come along and learn to make your own laundry detergent. About this Event You will learn how to make liquid laundry detergent from natural ingredients for a fraction of the cost of commercial laundry detergents. This is a free event however, please register as there are limited places available. A donation towards the running costs...

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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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Grow Your Own Veges 101 - Selwyn Sustainability Trail

Saturday 09 November - Lincoln Envirotown Community Gardens, Behind the Maternity Hospital, 35 James Street, Lincoln, 7608

If you know next to nothing about growing vegetables, but would like to get started, this workshop is for you! We will take you through the basic steps of bed preparation, planting seeds and seedlings, and the subsequent maintenance requirements (weeding, thinning, watering, etc.). A gold coin donation to support the activities of the Gardens...

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Rolleston Fireworks 2019

Saturday 09 November - Foster Park Rolleston

A great event for families of all ages! This is a community run event that is run for the community! We will have lots of activities for the kids, stalls that local community groups have put on to raise money for their organisations, rides, bouncy castles, live music and of course FIREWORKS! Come along and...

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Adventure at the Mahoe - Selwyn Sustainability Trail

Sunday 10 November - Mahoe Reserve 30 Boundary Road Lincoln, 7608

Learn more about our native plants and how animals relate. About this Event What plants lived in Lincoln before humans arrived? The Mahoe Reserve is a recreation of the forest that was here. Come along to hear about the history, experience our local ecosystem and meet some of the locals who have been creating this...

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Clothes Swap - Selwyn Sustainability Trail

Thursday 14 November - Lincoln Event Centre, 15 Meijer Drive, Lincoln, Canterbury, 7608

Have fun swapping your pre-loved clothes for other quality clothes donated. About this Event Quality donated clothes will be on display. Bring your friends and make an evening of it. Looking for a fresh spring wardrobe or want to try a new look. If you have pre-loved clothes to donate then we will let you...

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Selwyn Sustainability Trail Wine & Food

Sunday 17 November - Melton Estate, Weedons Ross Road, West Melton, Canterbury, 7675

Visit Melton Estate Winery to hear about their sustainable practices and have a light meal with wine. Melton Estate Winery will talk to us about their sustainable practices during lunch with wine. A bus will be provided to transport people to and from the winery. It will be leaving Lincoln Township at 11am and return...

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Plot to Pot - Food and Mood

Monday 18 November - Community Care, 16 Lyttelton St, Lincoln 7608

Pip Meads from Pure and Simple Nutrition will be discussing how What you Eat can affect How you Feel. What we eat not only affects our physical health but it can also have an impact on how we feel. Improving your diet and lifestyle may help to improve your mood, give you more energy and...

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