Don't miss a screening of New Zealand film Daffodils at The Hollywood Theatre. Photo / Supplied

Fun Things To Do This Weekend 14/03/19

There's plenty of music, theatre and tacos and beer to jazz up your weekend plans

Auckland Arts Festival
Jiggly jelly and acrobatic feats onstage? How intriguing. The Auckland Arts Festival will debut the Australian hit family show Jelly or Jam by award-winning circus duo Jascha Boyce and Joren Dawson. The physical theatre sees the performers test the limits of two giant blocks of jelly while exploring themes of finding an identity at a young age. 
When: Saturday March 16 – Sunday March 17   Where: Spiegeltent, Aotea Square   Tickets: $15 at Aucklandfestival.co.nz

Kai Repurpose at Silo Park
Keep conscious about food waste by heading along to the event Kai Repurpose. Local food trucks are teaming with KiwiHarvest to served leftover food as a delicious meal with part of the proceeds going to KiwiHarvest, which rescues perishable food for in-need communities. 
When: Saturday March 16, 12pm-6pm   Where: Cnr Beaumont St & Jellicoe St 

Daffodils — Play it Strange Preview Screening at Hollywood Avondale
This highly anticipated New Zealand film centres on the drama of a Kiwi marriage told with iconic New Zealand music. Play it Strange will host a preview charity screening at the Hollywood Avondale with all
 proceeds will go towards the Play it Strange Trust. As an extra treat, three Play It Strange singers will perform before the screening. The film is out in nationwide cinemas from Saturday March 21. 
When: Thursday March 14 at 6pm-10pm   Where: 20 St. Georges Rd, Avondale  Tickets: Eventfinda.co.nz

All the coffee and treats you can handle this weekend at Shed 10. Photo / Supplied

New Zealand Coffee Festival at Shed 10 
Perk up at the New Zealand Coffee Festival which brings together the best local coffee, tasty food, and music over two days. Attend a master class with top baristas and roasters, and get a buzz on with a large espresso martini bar. 
When: Friday March 15 – Saturday March 16   Where: 89 Quay St, Queens Wharf   Tickets: $19 at Eventbrite.com

Tacos and Beer at 46&York 
The Lucky Taco will fire up at 46&York in Parnell and $10 will nab you an Estrella-Damm beer and a taco straight from the grill.
When: Friday March 15 – Sunday March 17, 4pm-7pm   Where: 46 Parnell Rd, Parnell
  

Death Cab for Cutie at The Civic 
Grammy-nominated Seattle rockers Death Cab for Cutie will perform at The Civic in an unmissable gig for fans. 
When: Thursday March 14, 8pm    Where: Cnr of Queen Street &, Wellesley St W Tickets: Ticketmaster.co.nz

Criss Cross Music Benefit at The Tuning Fork
This music benefit will showcase up-and-coming local talent from Auckland. Hear from NAVVY, Wells, Lucky Boy and Harper Finn who will take the stage with brand new pop-y tunes.
When: Thursday March 14, 7pm-11pm   Where: 42-80 Mahuhu Cres, Parnell   Tickets: Ticketmaster.co.nz

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