What‘s on - comedy, exhibition openings, markets

A good dose of comedy is coming to Tauranga tonight with comedian Ben Hurley bringing the laughs. Photo: Supplied.

Good morning and welcome to Saturday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou, ka koa hoki ki reira.

MetService are forecasting a fine day with light winds and sea breezes.

It’s a one-clothing-layer day with an expected high of 25 degrees, and an overnight low of 14 degrees. High tide is at 1.33pm and low tide is at 7.44pm. Sunset is at 8.17pm.

What’s on today?

Painting by Doreen McNeill. Photo: Supplied.

There's a double exhibition launch today at Tauranga Historic Village with Doreen McNeill and the 113 group both holding their openings at 1pm. For more information check here

Tauranga Sports Rugby Club women's football team. Photo: Supplied.

Tauranga Sports Rugby Club are holding a sustainable clothing sale fundraiser at 6pm at 91 Cameron Road. The goal is to raise funds to get our local women's football team to Masters in Dunedin in February. For more information click here

There's a market at the Greerton Hall from 8am - 12noon and the Little Big Markets are holding a market at Coronation Park from 9am - 2pm.

Do you need a good laugh? NZ-based comedian and multi-award winner Ben Hurley has a show tonight at the Hop House. For more information click here

Pepi Toot Beach Express. 

Pepi Toot is out and about today at Mount Maunganui. Leaving from outside Spongedrop Cafe in Salisbury Ave, the train takes in local views of both beaches as well as Mount Mainstreet. Pepi Toot operates from 10am - 2pm. 

There is an exhibition by Christie Cramer titled 'In the Balance' from November 5 - 28 at Imprint Gallery at Tauranga Historic Village. Gallery is open from 10am - 2pm. 

For more events visit My Tauranga.

The Elms | Te Papa Tauranga in Mission St is open from 10am - 4pm. Come and view the Mission House and gardens. For more information click here

The Mission House at The Elms | Te Papa Tauranga. Photo: Rosalie Liddle Crawford.


Tauranga Art Gallery in Willow St. Photo: Supplied.

Take a walk through Tauranga Art Gallery and view the many exhibitions on display there this week. The gallery, in Willow St, is open from 10am - 4pm.

Love public art? CITY ART WALK TAURANGA app is a free to download walking tour of 20 public artworks in Tauranga's city centre. For more information click here

Diana Bomford, Tony Fraser and Hugh Bomford at the Lion and Tusk Museum at Mount Maunganui. Photo: Daniel Hines.

Have you been to the Lion and Tusk Museum yet? It's open today from 10am - 3pm at Unit 4, 14 Portside Dr, Mount Maunganui. Come and see a massive display of Rhodesian military history records and exhibits of uniforms, medals and equipment. Opening hours are 10am – 3pm Thursday to Sunday. For more information click here

The Incubator. Photo: Supplied.

At The Incubator Creative Hub at Tauranga Historic Village, there are many exhibitions, workshops and events happening daily. For more information click here. Exhibition hours are 10am – 2.30pm.

What else is on today?

Art in the Park
Original art for sale. Weather permitting. 9am-4pm. Coronation Park, Mt Maunganui. Tauranga Society of Artists

Association Croquet
Sat, Mon & Wed at Club Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St. 9:15 for 9:30am start. New players & visitors welcome. Ph Jacqui 574 9232

Bay Singles Social Club
Join a bunch of over 50’s young singles. Weekend dinners, pot-lucks, occasional outings. Have a go! Ph Delia 027 284 8762 Andrea 021 133 0313

Beth-El Messianic Family
Celebrate Shabbat (Sabbath) as did Messiah Yeshua (Jesus), his disciples and early believers. All Welcome. Otumoetai Primary 10am or FaceBook Live 11am. Joel 02 176 8043 info@bethel.org.nz

Free Water Safety Sessions
Water Safety Month - Free Water Safety Community Sessions NZ - 12-2pm Mount College Pool. Fun, sausage sizzle, bring togs and towel. All welcome

Greerton Hall Market
2nd and last Saturday each month. 8am-12pm. Stalls inside/outside. Discounts for charities. Kitchen open level 1. Ph/txt for site. Tricia 07 543 1487 or 027 908 2952 www facebook.com/greertonhallmarket

Jigsaw Library
Every Saturday 10am-12noon. Everyone must wear a mask. Hire: 500p 50c, 1000p $1. Choose from 500 jigsaw puzzles, landscape, wasgij, children’s. Brookfield, off Highmore Terrace

Katikati Crop Swap
Every 1st Saturday of the month, 14 Jocelyn Street. Swap home garden produce, plants, flowers, seeds, herbs, eggs, preserves etc. 07 549 4522

LOL Laughter Wellness
Laughter sessions on hold until further notice. Please check the website lollaughterwellness.weebly.com or Ph Trish 022 036 6768 or email lollaughterwellness@gmail.com for info

Omokoroa Market
9am-12pm Omokoroa Settlers Hall. Come and shop for Xmas crafts, food, produce, coffee + loads more. Email: Omokoroamarket@gmail.com

Otumoetai Tennis Club
Adult tennis. Start 1:30 pm. Bellevue Park Windsor Road (adjacent to swimming pool). New players and visitors welcome. Ph Victor 027 577 1818 a/hrs

Petanque Tauranga BOP Association
Club days Sat, Tues & Thurs at Tawa Street, Mt Maunganui. French game played with Kiwi flair, boules available. Ph John 022 075 4251 for playing times.

Swingers, 16th Ave Theatre
Ralph, Archie and George have been golf buddies for years. Their wives want to put some spice back into their lives. Book @iTicket 26 Nov-11 Dec

Tauranga Fuchsia Group

Open day, free entry. 1:30-4pm Tauranga Art/Craft Centre, Elizabeth St. Fuchsia/perennial plants for sale. Workshops on cuttings and fuchsia care. Must wear a mask

Tauranga Open Woodworking Group
2nd & 4th Wednesdays from 6:30pm. 2nd & 4th Saturdays from 10am at Workshop 3 Cherokee Place, Mt Maunganui.

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