Leigh News & Events

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.

THE SYDNEY HOTSHOTS! @ Sawmill Cafe
Oct 13 @ 9:30 pm

LADIES NIGHT

Renowned for their high-powered dance routines, unique costumes and blend of sex appeal, humour, games and BIG personalities.
GET YOUR TICKETS AT THE BAR OR ON THE DOOR
ON STAGE: 9:30pm R18 | sydneyhotshots.com

Oct
14
Sat
Trouble at Mill @ Sawmill Cafe
Oct 14 @ 9:30 pm

grungy rock covers with the butchers / the grave dolls / the horribles

Oct
20
Fri
Ladi6 – THE ALPHA SESSIONS III @ LEIGH SAWMILL CAFE
Oct 20 @ 9:30 pm

WITH SILVA MC, JESSB & BAILEY WILEY

The Ladi6 crew take their studio set up on stage to improvise on new material and deconstruct catalogue classics

*PRE-SALES $42.50: www.ladi6.live | MORE ON THE DOOR

Oct
21
Sat
Ladi6 – THE ALPHA SESSIONS III @ LEIGH SAWMILL CAFE
Oct 21 @ 9:30 pm

WITH SILVA MC, JESSB & BAILEY WILEY

The Ladi6 crew take their studio set up on stage to improvise on new material and deconstruct catalogue classics

*PRE-SALES $42.50: www.ladi6.live | MORE ON THE DOOR

Oct
22
Sun
Leigh Preschool Country Gala @ Leigh Preschool
Oct 22 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

9am – 2pm

Leigh Central Open Day @ Leigh Central
Oct 22 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Come and view the progress to date on our Function Rooms.

Our Courtyard Lounge is available now and the Seaview Room is available for bookings from December 2017.

Leigh Central - Courtyard Lounge for a celebration

Leigh Central – Courtyard Lounge for a celebration

 

White Chapel Jak @ Sawmill Cafe
Oct 22 @ 4:30 pm

An afternoon with white chapel jak, great musicians and super entertaining.

Oct
26
Thu
DOITS GALLERY @ Leigh Sawmill Cafe
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Labratta Netana Music & Art Festival

The Labratta Netana Music & Art Festival

Join us on Thursday 26 October for the grand opening of the DOITS Gallery; in commemoration to some of New Zealand’s finest wood & stone carving artists and their artwork. The gallery provides the opportunity to showcase the work of participating artists, as part of the lead-up to the Labratta Netana Music & Art Festival, opening in late November (27th Nov – 9th Dec) at Leigh Sawmill Reserve.

This is a family event, with free admission, open to the general public.

Oct
27
Fri
VAULT’S JAM @ LEIGH SAWMILL CAFE
Oct 27 @ 8:00 pm

MAHURANGI COLLEGE STUDENTS JAM NIGHT

Come see some great young local talent

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

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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