Local History Week continues with these extra special events.
TUESDAY 5 NOVEMBER Local Home Movies
Enjoy home movies of our local area, filmed by Wally Smith 10.30 am | Sound & Vision Zone | Ground Floor | Central Library
SATURDAY 9th AND SUNDAY 10th NOVEMBER Antiques Fair
Bring along your precious items for a free public appraisal by Peter Wedde. Peter has 25 years’ experience seeking out treasures from auction rooms, dealers and other sources. He has a major interest in New Zealand antiques and folk art. This is an opportunity not to be missed. 10 AM – 5 PM | Te Manawa Museum and Science Centre
SATURDAY 9 NOVEMBER Scanning Workshop
Learn how to digitise your family photographs and negatives.
TUTORS: Warrick Taylor and Monique Bowers 10.30am | Former City Archives, Ground Floor | Bookings Essential*
SUNDAY 10 NOVEMBER Caccia Birch Open Days
Caccia Birch began life 120 years ago as a relatively modest two-storeyed home overlooking the lagoon. Transformed into a luxurious home it later took on many roles and is now run as a function centre. You can tour the main house on Sunday the 10th only, but you can visit the Coach House, & Gardens all week between 1 and 4pm. SUNDAY 10th NOVEMBER |1 – 4pm | Caccia Birch, Te Awe Awe Street (The House, Coach House & Gardens are open today) ALL WEEK | 10am – 4pm | Caccia Birch, Te Awe Awe Street (Only the Coach House & Gardens are open these days)
SUNDAY 10 NOVEMBER Palmerston North Electric Power Station Tour
Come and view an engine start up at 2pm. PNEPS members will be hand, but due to the earthquake prone status of the building the power house can be viewed from the outside only. There is no charge but a donation towards earthquake strengthening this Category One industrial building appreciated. 1pm-3pm | Palmerston North Electric Power Station, Keith Street