1 TAKE a trip to the moon this weekend without even getting on board a spaceship. Dorset Moon visits St Peter’s Church in Bournemouth between Friday and Sunday and is a celebration of the first moon landing 50 years ago. The event features Luke Jerram’s internationally acclaimed Museum of the Moon, which measures seven metres in diameter and has “detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface.” The sculpture was due to go on show in Bournemouth’s Central Gardens but has been moved in the interests of “public safety”. Entry is free. After the weekend, the installation can be seen at Sherborne Abbey between July 5 and 7.

2 THOUSANDS of people will line the streets for Winton Carnival on Saturday. The parade starts at 11am and will arrive at Winton Recreation Ground at 12noon. Spectators will be able to enjoy a variety of floats, fancy dress costumes, music, entertainment and more.

3 CALLING all folk fans! Folk on the Quay returns on Saturday and will see Poole Quay transformed into a waterside music venue. The free event is part of the 105 Summertime in the South line-up and will see dancing start at 11am with live music between 12pm and 9pm. Acts lined-up this year include 3 Daft Monkeys, Gren Bartley Trio, Fly Yeti Fly and The Trials of Cato. There will be three outdoor stages plus a number of pubs and restaurants will also be getting involved in the fun.

4 A SUMMER fun day is being held at Bournemouth Electric Club in Bournemouth’s Broadway Lane on Saturday. The event is being hosted by The Dorset Children’s Foundation and tales place between 10am and 3pm. Visitors will be able to enjoy arts and crafts, face painting a bouncy castle, cake and more.

5 WATCH one of the UK's top brass bands perform with the BBC Young Musician 2018 brass winner at The Salvation Army in Palmerston Road in Boscombe on Saturday night. Friary Brass will be appearing alongside guest soloist Isobel Daws. Tickets cost £5 or £6 for balcony tickets.

6 CHRISTCHURCH and Highcliffe Brass Band will perform in the grounds of Kingston Lacy on Sunday afternoon as part of the Music on the Lawns series that's being held this summer. People are encouraged to take along a picnic while enjoying live music. The event is free to attend for National Trust members but normal admission applies for non-members. Booking is not required.

7 A HOST of choirs will perform at the Praise Dance Festival at St Swithun's Church Hall in Gervis Road on Saturday. Entry is free and the festival takes place between 1pm and 5pm. The event is taking place in support of The Water Lily Project.

8 A FINE foods market comes to Castlepoint Shopping Park on Saturday between 11am and 4pm. The event will showcase local food traders who produce homemade products and will take place every other Saturday.

9 Twenty two gardens in and around Wimborne will be open on Sunday between 11am and 5pm to raise funds for Wimborne in Bloom. Entry costs £6 at the first garden visited and the gardens will be signposted throughout the town with an information table in the town square. Teas will be available at various gardens.