Popular Arts in the Park Returns
The ever popular Arts in the Park event is returning to Hāwera’s King Edward Park on Saturday 7 December.
South Taranaki District Council tourism and events team leader, Tarin Hunt says the Park’s gardens will be looking picturesque as the summer flowers bloom.
“There will be lots to choose from to get your Christmas shopping under way with the art and craft stalls spread around to sell their products. As well as the various arts and craft stalls there will be a kid’s zone offering pony rides and bouncy castles, for a small fee,” she says.
This free event runs from 10am – 3pm on Saturday 7 December at King Edward Park, Hāwera. If the weather is not suitable on the day the event will be taken indoors to TSB Hub.
HAWERA HIGHLAND PIPE BAND
“The pipes, the pipes, they are a calling,” and still providing spine tingling entertainment. The ever popular Hawera Highland Pipe Band performing.
Main Stage 10.30am and 1.30pm
A Mexican trio consisting of Michelangelo, Oscar and Ozzy who put their own style on the songs that they sing from blues, rock, pop and latin while throwing in some originals too.
Main stage, 11.45am
The plus-sized musical eruption of Taranaki divas Celine Filbee and Karen Clarke. A hope chest of songs; gutsy, raw, funny, tender, strident woman songs.
Roaming 10.30am, 12.30pm & 2pm
Two high-rise characters roam the park spreading friendship, giggles and bubbles!
STRING BEAN PUPPETS
Arts Tipi, throughout the day
Lunch break 12.30 - 1.30pm
String Bean Puppets is a Wellington based puppet company dedicated to sharing the wonder and magic of puppetry. Anna performs intimate and lyrical string puppet shows and interactive walkabout characters. Get lost in this magical world for all ages.
ARTS AND CRAFT STALLS
There will be lots to choose from to get your Christmas shopping under way with the art and craft stalls spread around to sell their products.
After browsing the stalls available, let your taste buds depart on a journey by visiting one of the many food and beverage stalls available.
Check out all the kid’s activities at the playground. Get creative with artists at the Arts Tipi, games, bouncy castle and pony rides for a small fee.