What's on guide: How to spend your weekend in the Peel region

If you're in the Peel region this weekend there will be plenty on to keep the whole family entertained.

From the brand new You Are Youth Arts Festival to a blues and soul show and everything in between, we've collated an outline of what your weekend in Mandurah could look like.

Saturday, May 4

Min 18 C - Max 23 C

Almost a 100 per cent chance of showers in the morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Winds northerly 25 to 30 kilometres per hour turning west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning, then becoming light in the evening - Bureau of Meteorology.

You Are Youth Arts Festival

  • Where: Mandurah Performing Arts Centre
  • When: 10am-4pm

Mandurah's newest music, arts and youth festival is just a week away!

The much-anticipated You Are Youth Arts Festival will take over the Peel region for a weekend of epic entertainment for 13-18 year olds.

Organised by young people for young people, the inaugural event will feature dance shows, guitar jams, songwriting workshops as well as performances, swap markets and virtual reality gaming and plenty more.

Saturday boasts an epic lineup of tunes with amazing local musicians Navana, Mitch Martin, Guthrie, Felicity, Mitch Balldardin, India and Jake Hatch all set to take the stage.

For more information about the festival, to book a spot in the workshops or purchase tickets for the performances, call the Box Office on 9550 3930 visit the MPAC website.

Western Foreshore Skate Park Vision Workshop

  • Where: Bill Bowler Skate Park, Hall Park
  • When: 9am-12pm

The City of Mandurah is about to embark on the exciting task of creating a new recreation precinct on the Western Foreshore, including the development of a new adventure play space and the redevelopment of the existing Bill Bowler Skate Park into a destination skate and activity space.

Convic Design has been engaged by the city to deliver the concept design for the skate and activity space as the first stage in the delivery of the project.

Skaters, scooter riders, BMX riders, parents, business owners or interested community members are invited to be involved in the design process by attending the design workshops to help create a vision for this space.

For more information, visit the Mandurah Matters website or the Facebook event page.

May the Fourth at Norma Jeans

  • Where: Norma Jeans nightclub
  • When: 10pm-5am

It's May the fourth soon and Code Six are celebrating the Jedi way at Norma Jeans.

Channel the force and dress up in anything Star Wars related to go in the draw to win two gold class tickets to see Rise of Skywalker at Ace Cinemas Rockingham as well as a $50 Nandos voucher.

DJ Nathan, DJ Daz and Nerve will be spinning the decks all night with electronic, dance, drum and bass, remixed R&B, rap and trap blasting from the speakers at the main stage. Meanwhile, the VIP bar will be playing all the biggest hits from the 70s, 80s and 90s.

For more information, or to purchase advanced tickets to get a complimentary drink, visit the Facebook event page.

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Sunday, May 5

Min 18 C - Max 22 C

Partly cloudy. Very high, almost 95 per cent, chance of showers, most likely in the evening. Winds northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h - Bureau of Meteorology.

Serpentine Jarrahdale Food and Farm Festival

  • Where: Quarry Farm, 1475 South Western Hwy in Whitby
  • When: 10am-4pm

The SJ Food and Farm Fest is back for 2019 with plenty of exciting activities, competitions and demonstrations on the menu for this year.

The interactive festival is designed for people from urban areas to meet people who own peri-urban rural properties and who produce food, products and services that benefit our community.

For the $10 adult entry fee, community members can take part in all that there is on offer and listen to a variety of speakers all designed to raise awareness of the importance of soil health.

This family friendly day also includes plenty of action for the kids from arts and crafts to making music, face painting, camel rides, pony rides to a petting zoo and even a pumpkin rolling competition for both big and little children.

The Alpaca Society and the Waroona Poultry Society will hold breed shows for the first time this year. There will also be plenty of market stalls, live music and a range of healthy foods to enjoy.

For more information or to see the full program lineup, visit the website or the Facebook event page.

Ngaru Pou

  • Where: Mandurah Performing Arts Centre
  • When: 1pm

Act-Belong-Commit and global music and dance group Hot Shore Shuffle have teamed up to bring Ngaru Pou to the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre stage.

Showcasing some of the best multicultural talent around, Ngaru Pou are a Maori culture group dedicated to giving children an opportunity to embrace their Maori heritage.

This powerful, knowledgeable show is free and will take place at MPAC on Sunday, May 5 at 1pm. For more information, visit the website.

Formed in 2014, they teach the Maori language, traditions, protocols, values and the essence of being united as one and put on an impressive display of New Zealand culture.

For more information, visit the MPAC website.

Lez Karski and Billy Neal at Murphy's

  • Where: Murphy's Irish Pub
  • When: 5.30pm

Put on your dancing shoes Mandurah - Murphys Irish Pub are preparing to welcome back legendary blues duo Lez Karski and Billy 'Driving Wheel' Neal this weekend.

Back by popular demand, the Aussie soul legends will once again join forces to perform another impressive and unrivaled show on Sunday, May 5 from 5.30pm.

Karski is an ex-member of, and the unique vocal and guitar style behind successful blues and roots band Bondi Cigars. Joining him on stage will be world saxophonist extraordinaire, Billy Neal who is a regular feature on the international tour circuit and at the Chicago All Souls festival.

The duo will play with Paul Myers on bass and Tony King on drums.

This is a free event but often books out in advance. To reserve your table, call 9535 2666. For more information, visit the website or Facebook event page.