One of the greatest aspects of living in Cambridge is the constant great range of events that we have hosted by our community.
We have collated together some of the events available to locals community members in the Cambridge and wider Waipa area for August.
Weekly Cambridge Farmers Market - Every Saturday Morning from 8am
If you haven’t yet risen that little bit earlier on Saturday and made your way down to Cambridge’s Farmers’ market, you need to!
Fresh produce and smiling stallholders await with the best local foods Cambridge growers and artisans have to offer. It’s on at Victoria Square in the middle of Cambridge town every Saturday from 8-12. So wrap up warm, grab a coffee and purchase some great fruit, veggies and other foods from local growers, and create a fantastic meal for your weekend! Find out more about the Farmers Market on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/waika...
Tamahere Country Market - Saturday 17th August 8.30-1pm & Tamahere Antiques and Collector’s Fair
If farmers markets aren’t quite your forte, but still interested in attending a market and getting involved with what local artisans and creators are making then come along to St Stephens Church Grounds where the monthly Tamahere Country Market is held. Full of great food and creations, along with local live music there is something for the whole family for a fun Saturday morning outing. Find out more about the markets on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/tamah...
Alongside the Tamahere Country Market the Antiques and Collectors Fair is held just around the corner (literally!) at Tamahere Community Hall. Great to fossick through and find a great antique or curio that may make a wonderful gift for a loved one.
Battle of The Bridge Trophy Game Day - 17th August - Leamington Rugby Sports Club
Which side of the bridge are you supporting?
Come along to a fun day filled with sport, food, music and fun to celebrate the rugby and netball games with the teams Hautapu vs. Leamington and Cambridge vs. Piako.
Kicking off at noon with the netball game, and running with various games (including half time tug of war and the Battle of the Bridges rugby game) and kids activities till 5.15 where there will be speeches and dinner.
Miniature Trains - 18th August - Leamington Domain
Weather permitting, the miniature trains run by Cambridge Model Engineering Club will be going for children to have a ride around the domain. From 10-2pm you can come along and children can go adventure around the domain for $2, with under 5’s free with a paying adult!
Covered shoes are required, so don’t forget the gumboots.
You can find out more about whether the trains are running at their Facebook page: facebook.com/CambridgeModelEngineering
Stables Weekly Quiz Night - Every Tuesday from 7pm - Stables Bar & Grill
Get your quiz face on!
Every Tuesday, Stables holds a fun, family-oriented quiz night with questions from various topics and great prizes up for grabs. Kids are more than welcome, and there’s no minimum or maximum amount of team members, so rustle up some members and venture out to enjoy a fun weekday evening!
Cambridge Patchwork Group’s Quilt Exhibition - 24th & 25th August - St Andrew’s Anglican Church
Come along and see the magnificent quilts and designs on display at the Quilt Exhibition run by Cambridge Patchwork Group. Open from 10-4pm, there will be refreshments available alongside display quilts, raffles, sales tables and merchants to purchase anything you may need to complete your own quilt work. Entry is $5.00 with all proceeds going towards a wonderful cause; the Neurological Foundation of NZ.
Cambridge Business Support - 27th August - Council Building, 23 Wilson Street
Gain some great free information and advice thanks to Te Waka!
Every month Te Waka Growth Advisors come to Cambridge and offer the opportunity to take a birds eye view at your business and help with connecting you with the best resources and experts so your business can flourish sustainably.
Cambridge Young Professionals Movie Night “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” - 27th August - Tivoli Cinema
Keep the business momentum going and join the Cambridge Young Professionals at Tivoli Cinema to watch the new Quentin Tarantino film “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”!
Mix and mingle with fellow business men and women with drinks and nibbles before the movie, and meet likeminded individuals that may help to network and prosper your business in the future.
Mix and mingling with drinks and nibbles begin at 7pm with the movie beginning at 8 pm. There are no door sales, so be sure to purchase your ticket here: https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e...
Lazarus String Quartet - 27th August - St Andrew’s Anglican Church
A distinguished string quartet group from Berlin are bringing their melodic sound to New Zealand and Australia. Cambridge is lucky enough to be their only Waikato destination, so if classical music is your thing, pop along and enjoy their beautiful performance. Tickets are available at the door for $20. You can find out more about this performance here: www.lazarusstringquartet.com
Mosaic Charity Variety Concert - 31st August - Cambridge Town Hall
2pm on Saturday 31st August Mosaic and local performers of the Waikato region are coming together to bring a variety concert to the people of Cambridge, supporting the Cambridge-based organisation Kids in Need Waikato.
Tickets are available for pre-sale at Paper Plus stores in Cambridge, Te Awamutu and Morrinsville, at $10/Adults, $5/seniors or kids and $25/family (2 adults and 2 kids).
Find out more here: www.mosaic.com
If you want to find our more about these events, head on over to the Cambridge events site here: https://www.cambridge.co.nz/ev...