FermentFest

Celebrating all things fermented.
Saturday 26 September
Sky City Hamilton
Free Entry
www.waikatofoodinc.com/fermentfest

Waihi Beach Meet Your Community

New to The Beach? Meet locals, discover new groups, clubs and organisations.
Free entry
Sunday 27 September
Waihi Beach Community Centre
waihibeachinfo.co.nz

Falls Retreat Workshops

Full Day Gardening Workshops (The Full Monty!) – $125pp
Sat 3 October, 7 November, 5 December
Edible Gardening for Beginners – $75pp
Saturday 10 October, 9.30am–12.30pm
The Educated Gardener – $75pp
Saturday 31 October, 9.30am-12.30pm
www.fallsretreat.co.nz

ECHO Walking Festival


Enjoy connecting hills and oceans.
3–18 October
Waikato, Coromandel, Western Bay of Plenty
echowalkfest.org.nz

Discover Our History Waihi Beach

Presented by Waihi Beach Historical Society
Gold coin
4 October
Waihi Beach Community Centre
waihibeachinfo.co.nz

Nourish Wellington Foodies Tour

Join us for this small group taste of Wellington.
9–11 October
$1595pp
www.nourishmagazine.co.nz/about-us/nourish-foodie-tours/

A Night with Peta Mathias

 

Waikato Food Inc and La Cave present a night of fun, food and fashion with Peta Mathias.
$115pp – includes a glass of bubbles and dinner
Thursday 15 October
Vilagrads Winery, 6pm
Tickets from Humanitix

Waikato Designer & Lifestyle Market

Waikato’s newest and most exciting outlet for designers, creatives and entrepreneurs.
Saturday 17 October, 9am–4pm
The Barn, Claudelands, Hamilton
www.waikatomarkets.com

Oktoberfest at Waihi Beach

Featuring live music from Recliner Rockers and Flaming Mud.
$10
25 October
Waihi Beach Hotel
waihibeachhotel.co.nz

Scarecrow Festival

Come along to see all the scarecrows, vote for your favourite and enjoy a fun day of family activities!
Sunday 1 November, 11am–3pm
Hamilton Gardens
Facebook – Hamilton Gardens Scarecrow Festival

Christmas Wreath and Mini Christmas Tree Workshop

Saturday 8 November 10am – 2pm
This fun and creative workshop will be taught by the very talented Julia Empson from Julia Empson Interior Design and Styling.
Julia will help you create your very own Wreath or Mini Christmas Tree to take home, with all materials included in the cost of your day.
There will also be a demonstration of a gorgeous Christmas Table Centre, using foraged items from the garden.
The cost of the class is $145.00. This includes welcome tea/coffee, workshop with all materials supplied, a tasty light lunch provided by Wayne of Maison Arkanda, your Christmas Wreath or Mini Christmas Tree to take home.
Places are limited.
To make a booking, contact Julia Empson on 027 4818 760 or email hello@juliaempson.co.nz

Hayes Common Meet the Maker with Reid and Reid

Sip your way into the silly season with drinks by Reid and Reid, craft distillers from Martinborough. Paired with seasonal food with a party twist, this event will have you primed for Christmas entertaining. 
$120pp
Thursday 12th November, 6pm

Festive Cooking Classes with Wayne Good

Venue: Maison Arkanda, 128a Whitikahu Road Gordonton, just past Woodlands
9.30am November 14, 15, 17, 20, 21, 22, 24, 27, 28, 29
December 1, 2, 4, 5, 6
6.30pm November 18, 25
Cost: $75.00. This includes welcome tea/coffee, demonstration, recipes to take home, lunch/dinner.
Places are very limited.
To make a booking, ring Wayne on 021 898 909 or email wayne@arkanda.co.nz

Nourish Weekend at Te Koi

Join us for a luxury weekend in Nelson at the award winning Te Koi Lodge
$1800pp (twin share)
Friday 27–Sunday 29 November
www.nourishmagazine.co.nz/about-us/nourish-foodie-tours/

Beekeeping Experiences

with Hunt & Gather Bee Co in Raglan
December 2, 6, 11 & 30 from 9.30am
$95pp
www.huntandgatherbeeco.com

Tauranga Farmers Market

The best way to support local and eat fresh!
Every Saturday, 7.45–12 noon
Tauranga Primary School, 31 Fifth Ave
www.tgafarmersmarket.co.nz