CONCERTS AND FESTIVALS
Dec 2: Royal Dunedin Male Choir Christmas concert, 7.30pm, Dunedin Town Hall.
Dec 8: Dunedin Star Singers Christmas concert, 2.30pm, St Mary’s Catholic Church, Mosgiel.
GIGS AND COMEDY
Nov 29: The Feelers and Stellar on tour, 7.30pm, University Union Hall.
Nov 30: Karaoke Shake The House with Eldon, 8pm, Branson’s, 91 St Andrew St.
POETRY & LITERATURE THEATRE & DANCE
Nov 29, 30, Dec 1: Dunedin Medieval Society, Suitcase Theatre and St Paul’s Cathedral Centenary present Murder in the Cathedral by T.S. Eliot, Friday and Saturday 7.30pm, Sunday 2pm, St Paul’s Cathedral.
Nov 30: Royal NZ Ballet presents Hansel & Gretel, 7.30pm, Regent Theatre.
Dec 10: Voice for Life Dunedin presents Unplanned, 8pm, Rialto Cinema. Tickets via fan-force.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Until Nov 30: Works by Lindsay Doebler and Laura Gregory, Stuart St Potters Co-op, 14 Stuart St.
Until Nov 30: ‘‘Here I give thanks’’, Jon Chapman, Bellamys Gallery, Macandrew Bay.
Until Nov 30: Otago Potters Group exhibition and sales table, Community Gallery, 20 Princes St. Guest artist: Duncan Shearer.
Until Dec 1: James Robinson open studio, featuring works in response to or collaboration with Poet Laureate David Eggleton, 11 Grey St, Port Chalmers.
Until Dec 1: ‘‘Style & Substance: A journey through the collection’’, Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
Until Dec 8: ‘‘The Daring’’, Di Wales, Joy Heazlewood, Marian Dawson, Murray Hanan, at Otago Art Society, Dunedin Railway Station.
Dec 9-24: Otago Woodturners Guild Inc. woodcraft sale at the Community Gallery, Princes St. Bowls, plates, clocks, pens, children’s toys. Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5.30pm, Saturday-Sunday 10am-4pm.
Until Jan 26: ‘‘European Journeys’’, Frances Hodgkins, Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
Until Jan 31: ‘‘1869: The Year That Was’’, Special Collections exhibition, De Beer Gallery, Otago University Central Library.
Until Feb 8: ‘‘Love, Buy, Take’’ Otago Art Society affordable art exhibition, Dunedin Railway Station.
Until Feb 9: ‘‘James Cameron — Challenging the Deep’’, ocean exploration exhibition, Otago Museum Special Exhibition Gallery.
Until Feb 23: ‘‘Opavivavra!’’, International Visiting Artist Project, Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
Until Feb 23: ‘‘The Circle’’, collection show, Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
Until Feb 29: Tribal warrior exhibition, life-size warriors of the 1800s sculpted by Frank Varsanyi, 23 Princes St (beside Subway). Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 11am-7pm.
Until Mar 8: ‘‘Civic Pride’’, curated by Milly Mitchell-Anyon, Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
TALKS AND DEMONSTRATIONS
Dec 4: ‘‘Discovering Lost Cities of the Silk Road’’, Otago Decorative and Fine Arts Society lecture, 7.30pm, Dunedin Public Art Gallery. Contact: email@example.com
MEETINGS AND WORKSHOPS
Nov 28 and Dec 5: Taieri Age Connect 500 card game group, 1.30pm, Senior Citizens’ Hall, opposite New World Mosgiel. All welcome. Contact: Tony Robinson 489-2197.
Dec 2 and 9: Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement class, 5.30-6.30pm, Quaker Meeting House, 15 Park St. Info: 021-122-1421.
Dec 3: Seniors’ Tuesday Club, 10.30am, Caversham Presbyterian Church, Thorn St. Christmas party and raffle draw, bring a $5 wrapped gift. Inquiries: Jan (03) 484-7223.
Dec 4: Dunedin 60+ Club final meeting for 2019, 2pm, Burns Hall, cnr Moray Pl and
Burlington St. Speaker: Alison Breese, “Loo Lady”, follwed by coffee, tea and Christmas cake. Info: website, www.dunedin60plus.co.nz, or Noel 455-2586, Len 481-1876, or Moira, 021-131-2953.
Dec 4 and 11: Taieri Age Connect, information and social hub, 10am-1pm Wednesdays, Mosgiel Senior Citizens Rooms, 5A Harstonge Ave. All over 55s welcome. Inquiries: 021-254-3232.
Dec 1: Heritage Roses Otago working bee, 9am-noon, Northern Cemetery, Lockwood Ave. Bring strong footwear, secateurs and weeding tools. Morning tea provided. All welcome.
Dec 1: Otago Lily Society Christmas meeting, 12.30pm, Maori Hill community centre. All trophies to be returned. General meeting and table show followed by lunch. Please bring a salad or dessert to share. Inquiries: Margaret 0204-001-7356.
Dec 3: Dunedin Gardening Club meeting, 7.30pm, Church of Christ hall, cnr Filleul and St Andrew Sts. Quiz night. Normal monthly competitions plus Rogers Rose bowl and Old Roses. Please bring a small supper plate. All welcome. Contact: Midge 488-2796.
Nov 29, Dec 13: Taieri Age Connect community singing group, 9.30-10.30am every second Friday, Senior Citizens’ Hall, opposite Mosgiel New World. All welcome, very relaxed and informal.
Nov 30: Roslyn Market, 9am-11.30am, 309 Highgate. Last market for 2019.
Nov 30 and Dec 7: Otago Farmers Market, 8am to 12.30pm every Saturday, rain or shine, Dunedin Railway Station.
Dec 1 and 8: Family fun rollerskating, 4.30pm-6pm, Caledonian Gymnasium. Follow Southern Skating on Facebook for details.
Dec 2: Mosgiel Aglow end of year barbecue and fellowship evening, 6.30pm, Mosgiel Presbyterian Church. Inquiries: Joy 027-5167-908.
Dec 14: Bumper December market, 9am-11am, Caversham Presbyterian Church, 61 Thorn St. Stall inquiries: 487-7177 or 487-6367.
Dec 14 and 15: Christmas trees for sale, $15, all day outside Dunedin Botanic Garden, opposite Gardens New World car park, Opoho Rd. All funds to Oxfam. Contact: John 027-246-3918.
Ongoing: ‘‘First Flight’’ tropical forest demonstration, 11am weekdays, 11am and 1.30pm weekends/holidays at Otago Museum. Included with Tuhura science centre admission.
Ongoing: SPACE for you and your baby, delivered by Playcentre. Mosgiel/Outram and Mornington info and registration: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ongoing: Former ice skaters are invited to share their stories: www.nzskatinghistory.weebly.com
Ongoing: Taieri Historical Museum and Park, Outram, open Sunday, 2-4pm, October to May. Turn off SH87 at Outram Bridge. Otago Vintage Machinery Club is on site, open Sunday and Wednesday, 2-4pm.