Five fun things to do in the New Forest this weekend
Today marks the start of the month-long Pumpkin Time event at Sunnyfields Farm in Jacobs Gutter Lane, Totton.
Thousands of pumpkins, squash and cucurbits can be purchased by people who wish to take them with them to carve, paint and decorate their homes.
Sunnyfields Farm is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets must be purchased in advance and customers are requested to arrive within their 30 minute time slot.
Get carried away at Burley
Disappointed with the decision to cancel this year’s Netley Marsh Steam and Craft Show?
The Burley Steam and Vintage Vehicle Show is a perfect event for transport enthusiasts who missed the opportunity when the other event fell victim to the pandemic.
The show takes place at Burley Park between noon and 3 p.m. today and tomorrow.
Gear everything up at Netley Marsh
Tools for Self Reliance (TFSR) is holding a tools and haberdashery sale at its Ringwood Road, Netley Marsh workshops between 10 a.m. and noon today.
A wide variety of items will be on sale, including power tools, gardening equipment and sewing machines. All were deemed unsuitable for TFSR projects.
A spokesperson said: “Get a good deal and support our fundraising, which supports tools to reach interns at the end of their 12 month training.”
A smart way to find Christmas presents
NEW Forest Makers is having a craft market at the Lyndhurst Community Center between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. today.
About 20 merchants take part in the market, which is considered an ideal event for those who want to start thinking about their Christmas shopping.
An eco-responsible event in Lymington
Today, St Thomas Church in Lymington is holding an eco-fair between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
The event is an opportunity for people to learn more about local organizations and how they are making a difference for the environment and biodiversity.
There will be hands-on activities for people of all ages. Tea, coffee and cakes will be available.