Leigh News & Events

Oct
28
Sat
Kowhai Festival Huge Day Out
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am

Heaps on so check out the website www.kowhaifestival.co.nz

 

Underwater Pumpkin Carving
Oct 28 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Goat Island Dive & Snorkel

Bring your spookiest fancy dress and test out your underwater pumpkin carving skills! (Certified Divers only)
***Prizes for Best Carved Pumpkin and Best Fancy Dress!!***
5pm at Goat Island Dive Centre if you’re hiring gear from us (half price gear hire if you sign up!)
6pm at the shop if you have everything but the pumpkin
$25 (Includes Guide, Pre-gutted pumpkin and Goat Island Specialty Collector’s Card!) Pay on the day.
If you would like to buy a knife for the occasion – a diver’s necessity! – just give us a call.
After the dive, come along to the shop for a Pot Luck BBQ tea. Bring a dish, collect your first Goat Island Specialty stamp, and we’ll hand out the prizes!
**Bookings essential to secure your pumpkin!**

A NIGHT OF FLEETWOOD MAC @ LEIGH SAWMILL CAFE
Oct 28 @ 9:30 pm

CELEBRATE THE MUSIC OF FLEETWOOD MAC WITH 5 PIECE BAND

Performing over 2 sets of timeless Fleetwood Mac songs from Peter Green era to mid 80s and Stevie Nicks solo career. Show starts at 9:30pm sharp

*PRE-SALES $20: undertheradar.co.nz | $25 ON THE DOOR

Oct
30
Mon
Borg vs McEnroe – NZ Premiere – Leigh Tennis Fundraiser @ Matakana Cinemas
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm
Borg vs McEnroe - NZ Premiere - Leigh Tennis Fundraiser @ Matakana Cinemas | Matakana | Auckland | New Zealand

Price includes movie plus 1 glass of wine or tap beer. Get your tickets from Leigh Eats or LJ Hooker Leigh or Warkworth

Movie starts 6:15pm

Whangateau Folk Club – October Club Night @ Whangateau Hall
Oct 30 @ 7:00 pm
Whangateau Oct Event

Whangateau October 2017 Club night

Nov
3
Fri
Albi and the Wolves @ Whangateau Hall
Nov 3 @ 7:30 pm

Full Concert

Tickets available at the door.

Nov
10
Fri
Family Movie Night @ Whangateau Hall
Nov 10 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Family movie night sponsored by the Whangateau Hall Committee.

This will be an all-ages film. Bring your own drinks and snacks, or buy some we’ll have available. We will have some beanbags available, and plenty of chairs, but feel free to bring your own beanbag, blankets, pillows, or whatever you like.

Entry is by gold coin donation. Everyone is welcome!!

Nov
17
Fri
BRENDHAN LOVEGROVE & THE YOUNG ONES – Comedy Night @ Leigh Sawmill Cafe
Nov 17 @ 9:00 pm

BRENDHAN LOVEGROVE, a favourite on the NZ Comedy Circuit teams up these Young Guns of Comedy DAVID CORROS 2016 Billy T winner | MEL BRACEWELL 2018 Billy T nominee | JOEL HANSBY 2015 Raw Comedy winner.

*PRE-SALES $22.50: eventfinda.co.nz
$25 DOOR SALES FROM 8PM IF NOT SOLD OUT PRIOR

Nov
21
Tue
Whangateau Community Market day @ Whangateau Hall
Nov 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

whangateau market dayBuy, sell or swap. Or just come along for a cuppa with the neighbours. All welcome.

Nov
24
Fri
JOURNEYS BY DJ – with Roger Perry @ Leigh Sawmill Cafe
Nov 24 @ 6:00 pm

Maybe a guest… A convivial way to start the weekend

Nov
26
Sun
TOURETTES & SKYSCRAPER STAN @ Leigh Sawmill Cafe
Nov 26 @ 5:30 pm

OBSERVATIONS WRAPPED UP IN POETRY

Dominic “Tourettes” Hoey performs a mix of political satire and absurdist observations wrapped up in poetry.
Stan croons a lyrical travelogue dripping with sarcasm, whimsy and wit.

 *PRE-SALES $10: undertheradar.co.nz | $15 ON THE DOOR

Nov
27
Mon
Whangateau Folk Club – Rhodeworks @ Whangateau Hall
Nov 27 @ 7:00 pm

This family bluegrass band has been wowing audiences since they appeared on the scene a year ago.

Dec
2
Sat
CORNERSTONE ROOTS @ Leigh Sawmill Cafe
Dec 2 @ 9:30 pm
Dec
3
Sun
WHITE CHAPEL JAK @ Leigh Sawmill Cafe
Dec 3 @ 5:30 pm

Masters of their instruments and a rousing good song they never fail to entertain

www.whitechapeljak.com

Dec
8
Fri
TRINITY ROOTS @ Leigh Sawmill Cafe
Dec 8 @ 9:30 pm

SUPPORT BY BASEFM DJ’S

New Zealand’s Iconic and Much Loved Psychedelic Blues & Roots Band.
 *PRE-SALES $42.50: dashtickets.co.nz | MORE ON THE DOOR

Dec
9
Sat
TRINITY ROOTS @ LEIGH SAWMILL CAFE
Dec 9 @ 9:30 pm

SUPPORT BY BASEFM DJ’S

New Zealand’s Iconic and Much Loved Psychedelic Blues & Roots Band.
 *PRE-SALES $42.50: dashtickets.co.nz | MORE ON THE DOOR

Dec
16
Sat
BEACH PIGS, THE BETHS & HANS PUCKET @ Leigh Sawmill Cafe
Dec 16 @ 9:30 pm

XMAS SHOW

They are bands, They Play Songs – Probably not Christmas ones – Check them out

Facebook –  /beachpigsnz |  /bethsmusic/ |  /hanspucket

 *PRE-SALES $15: undertheradar.co.nz | MORE ON THE DOOR

BEACH PIGS, THE BETHS and HANS PUCKET

Dec
17
Sun
THE PIPI PICKERS @ Leigh Sawmill Cafe
Dec 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Pipi Pickers take traditional and contemporary bluegrass songs and inject energy and fun to produce a lively an entertaining sound. This is their Album Launch Gig – so expect Extra Exuberance!

pipipickers.com

Pipi Pickers

Dec
28
Thu
THE WAIHEKE INTERNATIONAL SOUL ORCHESTRA & RADIO REBELDE @ Leigh Sawmill Cafe
Dec 28 @ 9:00 pm

ELECTRONIC | SOUL | DRUM N’ BASS | FUNK | PERCUSSION

 /waihekesoulorchestra/

 *PRE-SALES $15: undertheradar.co.nz | $20 ON THE DOOR

WAIHEKE INTERNATIONAL SOUL ORCHESTRA

Leigh Community Preschool Gala

Discover what’s under the sea at Leigh Community Preschool Gala
Leigh Preschool Gala will be an event filled day with magic, bouncy castles, raffles, pre-loved treasures, a photo booth and lots of marine life. Joy for all members of the family with gourmet food, a selection of drinks and live music.
Leigh Preschool is passionate about the marine environment and this year there will be a Marine Discovery Station with interactive displays and a touch tank. The Leigh Marine Laboratory and local artist have come together to create a beautiful under water environment.
Leigh Preschool Gala will be held on the 27th October, Labour weekend Sunday from 10am to 4pm at Leigh School Fields. The money raised will be used to upgrade Preschool’s outdoor space. 
For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/2396867390527765/

Light Up Leigh

  • Scavenger Hunt & Face Painting (see events)
  • Night market at beautiful Leigh Central, so you can shop with stunning views of the ocean. Market from 4pm until 8pm.
  • Light Up Competition (see below)
  • Places to eat;
    – Leigh Bar: Light Up Leigh Special – Homemade soup, mulled wine and much more
    – Leigh Eats 
    – Amaranto Pasta and Cucina Food truck

For more information please email Michelle on 1805michelle@gmail.com

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