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Things to do in Jersey

Image caption Port Isaac's Fisherman's Friends are performing in a sunset concert at Grantez in St Ouen on Saturday 2 July from 1800 BST

A few suggestions to help get the best out of island life.

Sales and markets

There is an outdoor car boot sale at Le Rocquier school.

It takes place on Saturday 2 July from 0830 to 1300 BST.

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  • The Corbiere car boot sale is on Saturday 2 July from 0900 to 1400 BST.
  • St John FC have their car boot sale on Sunday 3 July from 1200 to 1600 BST at St John's Recreation Centre.
  • The charity Brighter Futures have an indoor car boot sale at The Bridge, Le Geyt Road, St Helier from 1000 to 1300 BST on Sunday 3 July.
  • A car boot / table top sale takes place at the RJA&HS Royal Jersey showground, in Trinity, from 0830 to 1300 BST on Sunday.
  • There is also a car boot sale at Grainville school from 0830 - 1230 BST on Sunday 3 July.

Music

National Trust for Jersey has two Sunset Concerts on Friday 1 and Saturday 2 July from 1800 BST.

They take place at the trust's natural amphitheatre at Grantez, St Ouen.

On Friday, Kevin Pallot and the Pinnacles are performing and on Saturday it is Port Isaac's Fisherman's Friends.

Bring along a picnic, there is parking on site. (Free entry)

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  • There is a PwC Evening Concert at the Jersey Arts Centre on Sunday 3 July at 1900 BST. The summer concert features the 2011 PwC Jersey Young Musician of the Year, Toby Huelin, with supporting items from the Jersey Youth Choir. Admission is free but tickets need to be booked in advance.

Arts and Culture

The Blanket Play by Daniel Austin is on at St James at 2000 BST from Tuesday 28 June to Saturday 2 July.

Blanket Stories, an exhibition at the National Museum of the Native American Indian, New York, by Marie Watt, explored the significance of blankets within Native American culture.

The audience is asked to bring along a most treasured object and experience this new play in-the-making.

(Tickets: Adult: £13 Student: £10)

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  • The Shaolin Warriors are performing at the Jersey Opera House from Thursday 30 June to Saturday 2 July at 2000 BST. It is a fully choreographed spectacular that features 22 professionally trained Kung-fu Masters. (Tickets from £17)
  • The Jersey Museum are hosting an exhibition of paintings, drawings and sculptures by twentieth century artists
  • The Jersey Society of Artists has an Art Exhibition at the Sir Francis Cook Gallery from 26 June to 3 July. The exhibition marks the society's 50th anniversary. (Free entry)

Outdoor

There is Evening Horse Racing on Friday 1 July from 1830 BST.

It is organised by the Jersey Race Club and takes place at Les Landes Racecourse.

(Entry £10, under 15's free)

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  • Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust is opening its wildlife park at dusk every Friday from 1 July to 2 September. Visitors can see the parkland and animals after 1630 BST for half the normal admission price.
  • The Jersey International Beach Rugby Tournament 2011 takes place at St Brelade's Bay on Saturday 2 July from 1100 to 1700 BST. With special guests Matt Banahan (subject to International Duties) and Jonathon Davies. It is free for spectators. Registration cost is £20 per player (includes beer & baguette in the afternoon, a souvenir t-shirt and a donation to Holidays 4 Heroes).
  • The First Tower Community fete takes place at St Andrew's Park on Saturday 2 July from 1100 BST. It is an event for all the family with entertainment, games, stalls and refreshments. All proceeds go to support local community projects.
  • Beaulieu Convent School PTA have their Diamond Jubilee Fete to celebrate 60 years of the school. There will be a vintage carousel, fairground games, and a Petticoat Lane clothing stall. It is at the school on Saturday 2 July from 1100 BST. (Free entry)
  • Mont Nicolle school have their Country Fete on Saturday 2 July from 1130 BST at St Peter's Primary School. There will be live music, games, karate and dance displays. (Free entry)
  • There is a sponsored cycle challenge for Jersey Hospice Care. The Tour de Jersey is on Sunday 3 July and is open to cyclists of all abilities and children. There are three routes to chose from - 5, 20 and 50 miles.
  • The annual Bath Tub Challenge takes place on the afternoon of Sunday 3 July at Havre des Pas. The challenge is to take an ordinary plastic bathtub and transform it into a vessel capable of negotiating a course within the Havre des Pas bathing pool. (Free entry)

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