Who let the dogs out? Silo Park will be taken over by furry friends this weekend. Photo / Supplied

Fun Things To Do This Weekend 21/03/19

Bring your pups to Silo Park's Dog Day afternoon, plus a Parisian fashion exhibition not to miss

In support of our Muslim whanau and Christchurch: Vigils and gatherings will continue this weekend to stand together with Aotoeroa's Muslim community. Five mosques around Auckland will open their doors to the public on Friday night to welcome all faiths. The Auckland Domain will also host a vigil organised by Migrants Against Racism and Xenophobia for Jummah (Friday Prayer) at 6pm. On Sunday, Love Aotearoa Hate Racism will have a vigil in Aotea Square from 2pm. In Wellington head to Civic Square on Thursday at 7pm. Christchurch will host a vigil in North Hagley Park on Sunday at 5pm. 

Dog Day Afternoon at Silo Park
Who let the dogs out? Canine lovers and their four-legged friends will have an afternoon dedicated to all things dog at Silo Park this Saturday. There's lots of fun to be had with dog-themed events, and food and beverage trucks parked up on site. 
When: Saturday March 23, 12pm-4pm   Where: Cnr Beaumont St & Jellicoe St  Visit: Silopark.co.nz 

Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat
Rialto Cinema and the Auckland Art Gallery will host an advance screening of Boom for Real, a documentary about one of 80s New York's most charming and hailed (street) art darlings: Jean-Michel Basquiat. Tickets include an introduction by art curator Natasha Conland and a glass of wine. ‘A beguiling look at a teenage Basquiat… [who’s] art — raw, inventive, socially engaged — continues to speak to us even as the artist himself cannot.’ — NY Times
When: Thursday March 21, 6pm-8pm   Where: Rialto Cinemas, New Market Tickets: $26-$28 from Rialto.co.nz

Is the tie clothing or accessory? A new exhibition cuts the question. Photo / Parisian Neckwear

A Decorative Bias: Parisian Ties Exhibition at RJB Design
Don’t miss the New Zealand Fashion Museum’s latest exhibition A Decorative Bias: Parisian Ties 1919-2019, which explores the importance of the tie for generations of New Zealand men through the fascinating history of local tie manufacturer Parisian Ties.
When: Until Sunday April 14   Where: 20 Customs St East, City

La Cave at Annabel's 
Don’t miss La Peche’s last La Cave event for a while at Annabel’s Wine Bar. The courtyard party will bring together oysters, natural wine, craft beer, music and more. 
When: Saturday March 23, 2pm   Where: 277 Ponsonby Rd, Ponsonby  Tickets: $15 at Welcometolacave.com

John Mayer at Spark Arena
Heartbreaker John Mayer is kicking off his world tour in New Zealand this weekend. The seven-time Grammy winner will perform his 'Heartbreak Warfare' at Spark Arena 
When: Saturday March 23, 7pm-10pm   Where: 42 Mahuhu Cres, Parnell   Tickets: Livenation.co.nz

Garage Project B-Day Party
After one year, Garage Project will toast to more years, and more beers, with a party at their Kingsland digs. Celebrate with a few extra special kegs, rare bottles, and  Peach’s Hot Fried Chicken for the evening. 
When: Friday March 22, 4pm-9pm   Where: Garage Project Kingsland, 357 New North Rd

Sourdough and other delicious fermented food will be on offer at The Cloud this weekend. Photo / Supplied

Ferment! Festival at The Cloud
From kombucha to kimchi, check out all the fizzing fuss on fermentation at the Ferment! Festival at The Cloud this weekend. The Auckland-first event will have samples from more than 60 producers, and interactive workshops. 
When: Saturday March 23 – Sunday March 24, 10am-4pm   Where: 89 Quay St, Auckland Tickets: $30 (GA entry) at Iticket.co.nz

Ponsonby Central Pop-up
Homegrown labels Stich Ministry and Mina will pop up this weekend with clothing at Ponsonby Central
When: Until Sunday March 24   Where: 136 Ponsonby Rd, Ponsonby

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