Holiday diary: January 4 - 5

Today
Angus Watson Art Studio, 3km down Little Rd from Coronet Peak.

• Queenstown Art Exhibition.

Dunedin Botanic Garden, Dunedin.
• 11am: Tours at the botanic garden; Exhibition: ''Other Echoes'' - garden-wide display of temporary art installations co-ordinated by the Blue Oyster Gallery.

Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery, Alexandra.
• Exhibition: Holiday Art Showcase.

Dunedin Railway Station north car park, Dunedin.
• 8.30am-12.30pm: Otago Farmers Market.

Eastern Southland Gallery, Gore.
• Exhibition: Laurence Aberhart - ''South by South East''.

Glenorchy.
• 11am-4pm: Glenorchy Races.

Heritage Precinct, Cromwell.
• 3pm-8pm: Old Cromwell Wine and Food festival.

Hullabaloo Art Space, Old Cromwell Town.
• Exhibition: Christmas Exhibition.

Lake Wanaka.
• 8.30am: Wanaka Yacht Club regatta.

Milford Galleries Queenstown, 9A Earl St, Queenstown.
• Exhibition: ''The Earl Street Journal''.

Old Cromwell Town, Cromwell.
• 11am-3pm: Cromwell Cherry Festival, includes New Zealand cherry pip-spitting championship.

Otago Museum, 419 Great King St, Dunedin.
• 2pm: Gallery talk; 3.30pm: ''Nest is Best'' - Investigation Station; 4pm: REVolution: 100 Years of Motorcycles talk; Cirque du Quirk - School Holiday Trail.

Pioneer Park, Alexandra.
• 3pm-9pm: Great Alexandra Craft Beer, Wine and Food Festival.

Presbyterian Community Church, Hampden.
• Exhibition: Holiday art.

Remarkables Park Red Barn.
• 8.30am-1pm: Remarkables Market Family Fun Day.

Speargrass Inn, 1330 Fruitlands Roxburgh Rd.
• Exhibition: Gilbert van Reenan.

Taieri Gallery, 123 Gordon Rd, Mosgiel.
• Exhibition: Photography on Canvas and Corrugated Iron by Murray Crawford.

Wanaka Showgrounds, Mt Aspiring Rd, Wanaka.
• 11am-2pm: Holiday Gala.

Tomorrow
Catlins Heritage Tour.
• 1.30pm to 4pm: Contact John Burgess (03) 415-8293 or Carolyn Deverson (03) 415-8880.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the Octagon.
• Tour, 2pm: Free guided tour of ''Wonderwall'' and ''Hotere Culbert''; Art documentary, 3pm: Sense and Sensation (DVD, 50min, G). A lavish exploration of the arts in 18th-century London. In association with the ''Wonderwall'' exhibition. Free.

Earnslaw Park, Queenstown.
• From 3pm: Summer Sunday Sessions, outside Pub on Wharf and Ivy and Lola's.

Lake Wanaka.
• 10.30am: Wanaka Yacht Club regatta.

Lake Wanaka Centre, Wanaka.
• 10am-4pm: Weddings in Wanaka Expo.

Opposite Cardrona Hotel.
• 10am-3pm: Cardrona Village Market

Pembroke Park, Wanaka.
• From 10am: Wanaka Sunday Craft Market

Roxburgh Racecourse.
• Gates open 10am: Roxburgh Trotting Club annual race meeting, first race 12.50pm. Adults $5, children (under 18) free.

Speargrass Inn, 1330 Fruitlands Roxburgh Rd.
• Noon-2.30pm: Les Richardson (keyboard) and Robin Whiting (saxophones).

ODT/directory - Local Businesses

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Coronet Woodware, Joinery FactoryQueenstownSpecialist Trades
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Bloomers Near-New ClothingOamaruClothing
Sunglass Hut InternationalQueenstownFashion Accessories