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When: Saturday 4 May 2013
Gates open 7.30am.
Where: Ashburton Vintage
Car Club Grounds
Maronan Rd, Ashburton.
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you'll find it here!
Pumpkin head: See where your imagination can take you with a good pumpkin
from your garden.
Weird is wonderful
at Lincoln market
A farmer's market is always
interesting, and the Lincoln market,
held on Saturdays from 10am till
1pm, is no exception.
Browse the many varied stalls --
local seasonal fruit and vegetables,
German baking, homemade pizzas
and pastries, European sweet treats,
fresh pesto, honey, natural fruit
cordials, cheese, olive oil, hazelnut
products, eco products, flowers and
plants, distinctive jewellery,
lavender, handmade hats and
clothes, scarves, pottery, cushions,
unique artwork and cards, and
Make time for Lincoln's Grand
Pumpkin Festival, to be held on
Gerald St from 10am on April 27.
There are competitions for all at this
popular annual community event.
Enter your prize pumpkin in the
Grand Pumpkin Contest for the
New this year is Judge's Choice --
the best vegetable from the
For budding master chefs, there is
also the imaginative Pumpkin
Culinary Delight Competition.
The children's colouring
competition (sheets available from
weekly markets) is popular. All
entries need to be in by 10.30am
on the day, with winners announced
Enjoy a fantastic variety of farm-
fresh produce, yummy baking and
creative gift ideas. Live music comes
from locals The Flying Dixies, and
there are delicious food treats,
including hot pumpkin soup.
All of this is topped off by the
fabulous friendly family atmosphere
you come to expect at weekly
Virtuoso to play show
Rising talent: Anna Maksymova is sure to delight lovers of fine piano music
An exhibition of works by
Canterbury artists is opening at the
Nut Point Centre on Saturday, April
13, 7.30pm, starting with a piano
recital by Anna Maksymova.
Anna will play sonatas by Haydn
and Beethoven, as well as works
Anna was born in Ukraine and
started piano when she was six at
the Donetsk music school for gifted
children, with Irina Zalevskaya.
In 2002, she moved to New
Zealand and continued to study
piano with Peter Nagy and later with
Judith Clark and Gao Ping.
Anna has participated successfully
in a number of competitions locally
-- such as Christchurch Competitions,
Pacanz National Young Performer of
the Year Competition-- and also
overseas in the Sydney Eisteddfod.
In 2009, she began at the
University of Canterbury and now, in
her third year, is studying with
Professor Michael Endres. Last year,
Anna performed in the Outstanding
Young Musicians in Concert series at
the Christchurch School of Music.
She also collaborated with
acclaimed artist Galyna Kim to
organise an exhibition with concert
in Akaroa's Powerhouse gallery.
Recently, Anna won the Ruby Hay
Scholarship and was the winner of
the Lewis Eady Charitable Trust
Emerging Artist Series 2010.
Porters passes available
All action: An instructor at Porters
skiing McNulty's Basin on the first
day of the season.
Keen skiers may like to know that
Porters 2013 season passes are now
on sale (until April 30).
As far as great skiing goes -- it's
better than ever. Led by its two most
famous runs, Bluff Face and Big
Mama, Porters has a wide range of
slopes to suit every ability. And did
you know Big Mama is the longest,
steepest single slope in the
It's easy to get there -- an easy
access road, fantastic learner slopes
and a mountain of terrain for
experts. Everything is there for you
at Porters -- and it's all designed to
make your day there as much fun as
possible for the whole family.
Learner facilities are some of the
best around. The carpet-lift makes
progression for beginners easy and
the platter lift provides one of the
best intermediate slopes for
progression in the country.
The Porters Snow School is
second to none, with a wide range
of international and local instructors
ready to make serious
improvements to your skiing or to
Popular holiday and improvement
programmes for young skiers and
snowboarders are the perfect way to
improve skills and technique. Put a
fantastic team of expert ski and
boarding instructors to use. Whether
you are learning for the first time,
are feeling rusty, or have some new
gear to master, they can show you
the way and make the learning
process swifter and more enjoyable.
Come and give it a go, or enjoy
the action from the sideline and
support your family and friends. Full
information on all events and how
you can get involved will be detailed
through our website:
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