Pick of the Weekend

Nick Ross Orchestra
Nick Ross Orchestra

Theatre and Arts

Out of Focus - comedy by Peter Gordon and directed by Bernard Pearson. Avon Greyfriars production. Chaos ensues when a church hall is treble booked. Doncaster Little Theatre, 8-12 November, 8pm, tickets £7. Doncaster Little Theatre

Family

Come along to the Christmas Craft Fair, featuring more than 70 stalls featuring a wide variety of hand crafted goods and crafting supplies from local artisans. The perfect opportunity to purchase that something different before Christmas. Doncaster College for the Deaf, Saturday, November 12, 10am to 4pm. Candice Crafts

Squadrons Remembrance Day

A commemorative wreath laying for Squadrons that flew from RAF Doncaster at the Squadrons memorial wall in the museum’s hangar. Members of the public are welcome to come and pay their respects. Doncaster Aeroventure. Unless otherwise stated admission to the public is at normal museum rates. Please call (01302) 761616 for the latest information and more details. Events may be changed or be cancelled without prior notice. South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum, Sunday, November 13, 10am to 5pm. Aeroventure

The Antiques and Collectors Fair feature stalls selling porcelain, glass, pottery, furniture, jewellery, books, militaria, cigarette cards, postcards, stamps, coins, bric-a-brac and much, much more. With over 300 stalls no matter whether you are an avid collector, dealer or looking for a great family day out, the fairs offer a fantastic shopping experience. Doncaster Racecourse, Sunday 13 November, Tel. 0161 283 1255. Free car parking is available. 9.30am - 4.30pm, admission - Adult - £3.50, Child (aged 12-16) - £3.00, Children under 12 - free admission OAP - £3.00.

Music/Comedy

Laughter and Music, A big screen presentation with stills and clips of the comedians who made us laugh through the ages hosted by Roger Yaxley. Then dance or just relax and watch the Memory Lane Music Show. Evening includes licensed bar and pie and pea supper. tickets £10 in advance or on the door. Tel. (01302) 781349/875027 for more details. Bentley Pavilion, Saturday November 12, 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm).

Sounds of the Glenn Miller Era Nick Ross Orchestra and Singers.

The lights soften, the mood settles. An audience waits for that first moment of sound. The Big Band is poised, relaxed, but with eyes anxious for the lead, the murmured notes of ‘Moonlight Serenade’ and the night, is suddenly full and timeless. There are those who watch and listen, who tap a shy finger to the melodies, others who follow with a silent foot-beat, still others who murmur softly through the lyrics, and those who simply permit a fleeting smile. But common to all are memories. able evening of music and song’ – the Classic Big Band Sound of the 1940s. Civic Theatre, Saturday November 12, 7.30pm, tickets: £16, Concessions £15, {http://www.nickrossorchestra.com/|Nick Ross Orchestra|click here}

Sport

With Doncaster Rovers not in action this weekend due to the international break, why not take the opportunity to watch one of our non-league sides in action? Armthorpe Welfare are at home to Arnold Town in the Northern Counties East League Premier Division, while in Division One Askern Villa host Dinnington Town and Rossington Main welcome Appleby Frodingham to Oxford Street.

All games kick off at 3pm on Saturday.