What’s New in South Canterbury: May 21-23, 2021
ESTHER ASHBY-COVENTRY / Tips
Frank Ramirez will perform at Hector Black’s Friday night. (File photo)
Skating disco: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the South Canterbury Roller Skating Club rink on Marine Parade, Timaru. A Party Roller Disco Pajamas, suitable for all ages. Best Dressed and Best Decorated Helmet Award. Admission of $ 5.00 includes skate rental. BBQ food for sale. Remember to bring socks and a helmet.
Music: 8 p.m. at Hector Black’s, 129 Stafford St, Timaru. Oamaru busker Frank Ramirez performs his soul music on guitar and harmonica. No door charges.
Rhythm and blues: 8 p.m. at the Sail Bar and Cafe in Timaru. Kiwi rhythm and blues musician Midge Marsden and Oxo Cubans blues with master guitarist Chet O’Connell. Tickets $ 30 plus reservation fee.
Folk country: 7 p.m. at Hector Black’s, 129 Stafford St, Timaru. Jo Little, a Dunedin-based folk country musician, and Italian touring musician Paolo Antonioni will perform.
Mackenzie Theater Group: 7:30 p.m. at the Mackenzie Community Theater, Main Rd, Fairlie The Mackenzie Theater Group presents the latest show from Caravans by John Mawson, on two middle-aged couples and their camping chaos.
Timaru Handicraft Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays on George St, Timaru.
Waimate Community Market: 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturdays at Queen St, Waimate.
Art Gallery: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. by appointment Friday and Saturday at 21 York St, Timaru. The York Street Gallery of Fine Art exhibits new works by Dunedin artists Ewan McDougall and Nigel Brown.
Works: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at Aigantighe Art Gallery on Wai-iti Rd, Timaru, RSM Plunket Art Show raising funds for Plunket by selling art from 35 artists from all over New York Zealand. Runs through May 30.
Burn the musical: 7:30 p.m. at the Playhouse Theater on Church St, Timaru. The black comedy about misfit teens who are part of the high school clique, runs until May 29.