Beer Day Out. Sunday 7th February. 12pm – 6pm . 1769 Maraekakaho Road, Hastings.
Kick back, relax and enjoy a cold craft beer. With over 15 beers on tap from Mata Beer, Brave Brewing, and Fat Monk Brewing, this will be a great day to sample some of the best local beer around. With Ian Munro set to perform and a second surprise band to be announced, make a day of it. Enjoy lunch from the food trucks and the on site “Abbey” menu. Non-alcoholic drinks, cider, and ice creams will be available for purchase. There’s no door charge and beer is served by the glass (no BYO).
Napier Night Fiesta. Friday 12th February – 5pm at Napier Soundshell, Marine Parade, Napier.
Make the most of Napier’s fantastic summer weather at Napier’s Night Fiesta. While you enjoy the atmosphere, indulge in delectable food, fine wine and live music from some of Hawke’s Bay most talented artists. Meet your friends, bring the family a picnic and relax. As a special treat for this month, the team have also organised Bumper Ball, and for a gold coin donation you can try this fast and fun new sport. This is a monthly event, so don’t forget to mark your calendar.
Simply Red. Sunday 28 February – 5.30pm – 10.30pm at Mission Estate Winery, 198 Church Road, Greenmeadows, Napier.
Enjoy a night with Simply Red and a great atmosphere at one of Hawke’s Bays most iconic events. The Mission Concert has been a massive event for the region for the last century, and this year will be no different with leading act Simply Red taking centre stage. Simply Red have earnt their reputation as one of Britain’s best groups with their unique sound and timeless quality. They have sold over 60 million albums, which have included their hit songs, such as “Hold Back the Years“, “Money’s Too Tight” and “A New Flame“. Gather a group of friends, take a picnic and enjoy a night of unforgettable entertainment. Book your tickets on the Mission Estate Concert Website.
Shakespeare in the Park. Saturday 19th March – 7pm at Church Road Winery.
Commemorate 400 years since William Shakespeare passed in a truly unique style. The beautiful grounds of Church Road Winery are transformed into a Elizabethan Village, complete with Guild Stalls built with thatched and shingle roofs, that will provide the atmosphere, colour, feasting and fun of the Elizabethan period. There will be plenty of entertainment, food and drink vendors and activities for children, before everyone takes their places for “Much Ado About Nothing” by William Shakespear. The stella cast of actors, brought together by director Peter Cottrell and supported by local musical ensemble “Confetti“, will perform this stunning play in Hawke’s Bay’s own homage to the Globe Theatre.