Fun Things To Do This Weekend 05/04/18
See a classic film, enjoy some jazzy tunes or spend your weekend dog-spotting
East Imperial Gin Jubilee
So many of our favourite bars have jumped on board for this celebration of all things gin. Almost 30 bars are taking part in this year's Gin Jubilee, which includes a street party, pop-up bars, masterclasses and a cocktail competition.
When: Until Saturday April 14 Where: Venues across Auckland Visit: Ginjubilee.com
Perrier-Jouët Urban Garden Pop-up
Enjoy plates of canapes and glasses of Champagne as Perrier-Jouët launch their garden pop-up at Botswana Butchery. On until the 5th of May, treat yourself to oysters, a special cocktail or macarons in a beautifully decorated environment.
When: Until Saturday May 5 Where: Botswana Butchery, Ferry Building 99 Quay St, City Visit: Eventfinda.co.nz
Crosstown Burger Spot
Pop-up restaurant The Bearded Clam is known for their epic burgers, and this Friday they're taking over Goodness Gracious' Parnell space to serve them. There are lines out the door each time they hold one of these rare events, so make sure you're in quick.
When: Friday April 6, 4.30pm until sold out Where: Goodness Gracious, Shop 10, 109-115 St George's Bay Rd, Parnell Visit: The Facebook event
Dog Day Afternoon
Bring along your pooch to Silo Park for a social day of activities (including an agility course), competitions and treats. For the humans, there will be drinks, food trucks and, of course, plenty of dog-spotting to keep you busy.
When: Saturday April 7, 1pm-4pm Where: Silo Park, Corner of Beaumont and Jellicoe St, City Visit: Silopark.co.nz
Relax and enjoy the jazzy sounds of singer/songwriter Caitlin Smith, as she and her band perform a selection of Joni Mitchell and Leonard Cohen covers, as well as her own originals.
When: Saturday April 7, 7.30pm Where: Uxbridge Arts & Culture, 35 Uxbridge Rd, Mellons Bay Tickets: $26 Visit: Undertheradar.co.nz
Agatha Christie Film Series
Four of the most well-known films based on the works of crime writer Agatha Christie are screening at Academy Cinemas this month. Starring the likes of Elizabeth Taylor, Lauren Bacall, Bette Davis and Ingrid Bergman, this is a rare chance to see these classic Hollywood stars on the big screen.
When: Saturday April 7-Saturday 28 Where: Academy Cinemas, 44 Lorne St, City Visit: Academycinemas.co.nz
More events to book and look forward to
Halsey, April 19
Tiki Taane, April 20
Fresh Hop, April 21
NZ International Comedy Festival, April 26-May 20
Brunch Degustation with Josh Emett & Nespresso, April 28-29
Auckland Writers Festival, May 15-20
No Such Thing as a Fish, May 19
Marlon Williams, May 25
Cellfish, June 18-24