Fun Things To Do This Weekend 28/02/19
Perk your ears up with a brilliant musical weekend including Eminem, Julia Jacklin and don't miss Cross St's first music festival, plus Ima's famous hot cross buns
Ima Cuisine Hot Cross Buns
We hear Ima's famous custard-cross hot cross buns will have a special first release (only 300!) at 9am this Friday morning. Orders for Easter can be taken from then and buns will be available in-store daily from Monday March 4. Get in quick!
When: Friday March 1, 9am Where: 53 Fort St, Auckland City
Slow Saturdays Market at Trinity Methodist Church
It's a great idea to balance out your wardrobe with a few vintage or second-hand treasures. This weekend you can browse and buy pre-loved clothing at this sustainability-minded market with coffee and tunes onsite.
When: Saturday, March 2, 10am-3pm Where: 400 New North Rd, Kingsland
Eminem in Wellington
Eminem's concert in Wellington is expected to bring record-breaking numbers into the city when the rapper performs his RAPTURE concert on Saturday night.
When: Saturday March 2 Where: Westpac Stadium, Wellington Tickets: Premier.ticketek.co.nz
Cross St Music Festival
K Rd will host a one-day music festival on Cross St not to be missed this Saturday. Hear from a line-up of live bands including hip-hop diva Ladi6, Racing, Marlin's Dreaming from Dunedin, local bands Yukon Era and Créme Jéan and more. Onsite will be food trucks, and the usual Cross Street Market crew setting up with handmade wares. We're excited to hang out all day and party on the street and hope it becomes a regular event.
When: Saturday March 2, 3pm-10pm Where: Cross St, Auckland Central Tickets: $45 at Cosmicticketing.co.nz
Julia Jacklin at Hollywood Theatre
Australian singer-songwriter Julia Jacklin's second album Crushing arrived last week, and we melted into its beautiful narrative, having first fallen for her rich voice via her debut Don’t Let the Kids Win in 2016. For fans — new or old — you can catch Julia live at the Hollywood Theatre this Friday.
When: Friday March 1 Where: 20 St Georges Rd, Avondale Tickets: Ticketmaster.co.nz
Round The Bays
The annual fun run will gear up this Sunday with over 26,000 participants set to lace up their gym shoes. You can walk it too and its all for a good cause of supporting your favourite charity.
When: Sunday March 3, from 9am Where: Princes Wharf, Cnr Hobson and Quay Streets
Auckland Fringe Festival
There's still plenty of fantastic artistic shows and events to see at Auckland Fringe Festival. This weekend will see highlights including photography exhibition Distance Between Beijing and Auckland at Basement Theatre and collaborative dance work Degrees of Separation at Studio One Toi Tū.
When: Until Sunday March 3 Where: Auckland-wide Visit: Aucklandfringe.co.nz
The Shambles at Mercury Theatre
The Shambles will play their final show at Mercury theatre this Friday. Groove the night away as the band says a farewell and thank you in what's likely an unforgettable set.
When: Friday March 1, 8pm-11pm Where: 9 Mercury Lane, Newton Tickets: From $40 Iticket.co.nz
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