THIRSK Community Care Association is challenging residents to challenge for the title of the best baker in town. Cakes entered into the contest will be on display at Thirsk Town Hall annexe from 11am on November 3, with prizes awarded at 12.15pm. All the cakes will be auctioned to raise money for the association. Entry, costs £2.50 per cake, and £1.50 for under 16s and can be paid on the day.
CLASSICAL SHOW: The Prince Bishops Brass quintet will perform Bach, Gershwin and Berstein at St Oswald’s Church, Sowerby, on Saturday, (October 19), from 7.30pm. For tickets, costing £12, visit White Rose Books or sowerbymusic.org.uk
MOVIE TIMES: The Ritz Cinema in Thirsk will screen motoring racing drama Rush (15), from Friday (October 18) to Thursday (October 24), at 7.30pm. For details, call 01845-524751 or visit ritzcinema.co.uk
CRAFTS FOCUS: An antiques, crafts and collectors fair will be held on Saturday, (October 19), from 9.30am to 3.30pm, at Thirsk Auction Mart. For details, call 01642-711036 or visit amk-antique.co.uk
ADVENTURE MOVIES: The Ritz Cinema will screen a range of short adventure films as part of a movie festival that celebrates pushing mind and body to the limits, on Sunday (October 20), from 2pm. For details, visit ritzcinema.co.uk or call 01845-524751.
ACOUSTIC GIG: Boss Caine and Holly Taymar will play acoustic country-blues at The Old Courthouse, Thirsk, tonight, from 7.30pm. For tickets, costing £10, call 01845 526536 or visit ruralarts.org
COMEDY DATE: Comedian Roisin Conaty, who has appeared as a panel member on BBC One’s Have I Got News For You, will perform at Thirsk Town Hall on Wednesday, November 27, from 8pm. To book tickets, costing £12, visit ruralarts.org or call 01845-526536. All proceeds will fund Rural Arts’ charitable activities.