Leigh News & Events

Jun
30
Fri
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Jun 30 all-day
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Jul
6
Thu
VAULTS JAM #2
Jul 6 @ 7:30 pm

Mahurangi College Students Musical Jam Night

Well worth coming to!

Jul
8
Sat
MEAT & MASH, MULLETS & MUNTERS
Jul 8 @ 6:00 pm

SPECIAL MENU, SPECIAL PRIZES FOR BEST COSTUMES (THINK OUTRAGEOUS FORTUNE AND YOU’LL BE RIGHT MATE) KARAOKE FROM 9:30PM *BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

Jul
21
Fri
HOLLIE SMITH
Jul 21 @ 9:30 am

PERFORMING AS AN ACOUSTIC DUO ALONGSIDE THE EXTREMELY TALENTED MARIKA HODGSON.
Support from TALI (live and acoustic featuring Peter Leupolu)
PRE-SALES $25: eventbrite.co.nz
MORE ON THE DOOR

Jul
29
Sat
PAUL UBANA JONES
Jul 29 @ 8:00 pm

DESCRIBED AS ONE MAN WITH GUITAR, SOUNDING LIKE A WHOLE BAND.
With a voice that is as husky as it is evocative, with intoxicating rhythms leaving nobody untouched. Opening for Paul at 8pm is singer songwriter Vanessa Pritchard
PRE-SALES $25: eundertheradar.co.nz
MORE ON THE DOOR

Jul
31
Mon
Chris Priestley
Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm

 

This month’s guest is the legendary Chris Priestley. Chris is well known for co-founding Real Groovy Records, and a number of popular musical venue cafes in the Auckland area.  His albums Unsung Heroes and Rogue have gained critical acclaim, these songs bring characters from New Zealand history to life. Chris will be joined by Cameron Bennet, Nigel Gavin and Claire Robertson.
Aug
10
Thu
Dr John Egenes
Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm

Dr. John Egenes will play a full concert at Whangateau Hall.  Originally from Santa Fe, New Mexico, John is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, songwriter, saddlemaker, author and senior lecturer of contemporary music at Otago University. John spent decades on the American folk scene, as a session musician for countless artists. John stumbles through this life making mistake after mistake. His motto is, “You don’t learn anything from your successes…”

Aug
17
Thu
QUIZ! WITH PETRUS!
Aug 17 @ 8:00 pm

The man & the game are back, better get studying

Aug
18
Fri
Shayne P Carter & Band
Aug 18 @ 9:30 pm

WITH GARY SULLIVAN – DRUMS
& JAMES DUNCAN – BASS

One of Their Only New Zealand Appearances of the Year!

PRE-SALES $30: undertheradar.co.nz
MORE ON THE DOOR IF NOT SOLD OUT PRIOR

 

Aug
20
Sun
Hopetoun Brown
Aug 20 @ 4:30 pm

WITH THE GENIUS OF FINN SCHOLES JAZZ, BLUES, SOUL & FUNK
PRE-SALES $30: undertheradar.co.nz
MORE ON THE DOOR IF NOT SOLD OUT PRIOR

Aug
24
Thu
Leigh School Hapahaka
Aug 24 @ 6:30 pm

Performance and Fundraiser

Aug
26
Sat
Matakana Weekend Market
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Monthly in winter, fortnightly in summer
A little bit of vintage and so much more!  Antiques, collectables, jewellery, produce, hand made clothing, perfume, dog coats, wheat bags, candles and upcycled furniture.

For further information visit our Facebook page
 or contact Jacky 09 4229221 or 0278565656.
Aug
27
Sun
Frances / Lee Duo
Aug 27 @ 5:00 pm

Chamber Ensemble – Violin & Piano

Sep
9
Sat
Ben Salter @ Sawmill Cafe
Sep 9 @ 9:30 pm

ACCLAIMED AUSTRALIAN SONGWRITER

Salter’s unique brand of esoteric existential antipodean indie folk, coupled with his remarkable voice, make for an unforgettable live experience.

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

Sep
10
Sun
NZ Trio
Sep 10 @ 5:00 pm

WITH GUEST VIOLINIST ANDREW BEER
A showcase of music from Spain, Argentina, Brazil, and beyond. Works by Ravel, Piazzolla, Cassado and Albeniz will be offered up alongside local New Zealand toe-tapping faves such as Claire Cowan and Alex Taylor.

Oct
1
Sun
Sunday Social with Roger Perry @ Sawmill Cafe
Oct 1 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

LOVING UP OUR SUNDAYS WITH SOME BEATS IN THE COURTYARD.

Come while away your afternoon, be a bit social, kids of all ages welcome.

Oct
6
Fri
Arthur Ahbez @ Sawmill Cafe
Oct 6 @ 9:30 pm

Arthur hits the road with the Flaming Ahbez celebrating the release of his new album Volume II.

Oct
8
Sun
Matakana Oyster & Wine Festival @ Matakana Country Park
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Local oyster farmers, local wines and beers, other seafood & cuisine, shucking competition, cuisine & wine demonstrations, face painting, craft table. Live music from the Rubics and more.

Oct
9
Mon
LEIGH SCHOOL FUNDRAISER DISCO @ LEIGH SAWMILL CAFE
Oct 9 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

GAMES, PRIZES, BBQ RUN BY THE PTA

$5 DOOR CHARGE PER CHILD (UNDER 12’S ONLY) PARENTS FREE

Oct
13
Fri
Journeys by DJ @ Sawmill Cafe
Oct 13 @ 6:00 pm

Come along and be convivial and start your weekend easy with good tunes spun o the wheels of steel by Mr Roger Perry and his occasional guest. Likely to go late if everyone’s having a good time.

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

Get In Touch

 

Leigh Business General Enquiries      leighbytheseaNZ@gmail.com

Please contact individual businesses directly about bookings.
Postal: Care of Leigh General Store

 

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