WITH a bank holiday to look forward to, you've got three days of Isle of Wight events to make the most of what's on this weekend.
At Havenstreet Station all weekend is the 12th annual real ale festival. Have a pint and watch the steam trains go by from 11am until 7pm today (Saturday) and tomorrow (Sunday), then from 11am until 5pm on Monday.
One of the UK's largest walking festivals, Isle Walk, is back this weekend. Follow the in the steps of Alfred Lord Tennyson and Jimi Hendrix. For more information, check out Visit Isle of Wight.
Travel back in time, from the Victorian years to the swinging '60s. At Calbourne Mill all this bank holiday weekend, there will be stalls, steam engines, re-enactors, artefacts, and live entertainment from 10am until 5pm.
The Camerata Chamber Choir will be at Ryde All Saints Church from 7pm this evening (Saturday) or head over to the Garlic Farm for gipsy jazz and tapas from 7.30pm.
Peruse the culinary delights of the Island at the I Love Wight food market today (Saturday) from 9.30am until 2pm at the main car park in Brading.
Indulge yourself at the Yarmouth Harbour Spring Festival today (Saturday) from 10am until 6pm with hog roast, real ale, wood-fried pizza, and locally caught fish.
Gardening Galore returns to Rookley Village Hall tomorrow (Sunday) from 10am until 3pm. Get everything you need for gardening this season with Island-based growers, nurseries, garden centres, and suppliers.
Cyclists will be descending enmass for the Isle of Wight Randonnee tomorrow (Sunday). Keep an eye out for hordes of colourfully clad cycling enthusiasts riding around the Island.
Eat, drink, dance and be merry tomorrow (Sunday) at the May Queen Festival Barn Dance at Spencer's Field, Gurnard. Festivities kick off at 7.30pm.
The IW Donkey Sanctuary is celebrating its 30th birthday tomorrow (Sunday). There will be music, dancing, a Victorian funfair, a vintage cars and, lots more.
Monday is the third Sandown PierFest with face painting, stalls, and live music, plus the musical comedy stylings of Richard Digance.
Celebrate the natural history of Sandown Bay at the Beach, Bugs, and Bones event on Monday from 10.30am until 12.30pm. It promises to be a packed morning of beach art, bug hunting, and fossils.
Wrap up the May bank holiday celebrations in Gurnard on Monday at the May Queen Parade from 1pm until 5pm.