1 The 20th Lymington Spectacular and Classic Car Show takes place on Sunday.

The event, organised by the Lymington Rotary, takes place at Woodside Park in Lymington from 10am on August 4.

Visitors can expect to see almost 300 cars, 17 classic car clubs and an auto jumble. There will also be a funfair, dog show and live music.

2 Stompin’ On The Quomps is a music festival situated in the picturesque surroundings of Christchurch Quay which runs from 12 pm – 10pm this Saturday. An eclectic mix of jazz fusion and Latin jazz through to blues and big band there’s something for young children and families through to grandparents to enjoy.

3 Proms in the Park at Meyrick, one of the summer highlights, gets underway today with the BSO's Relaxed Family Afternoon with performances from BSO ensembles, and the full orchestra.

This month marks 50 years since the first lunar landing, and the BSO is celebrating this special anniversary with an evening of Galactic Classics tomorrow culminating in a night of nostalgia on Saturday with the orchestra’s Symphonic 80s Spectacular, featuring tunes such as Toto’s Africa, Elton John’s I’m Still Standing and other classic numbers from David Bowie, Madonna and Ultravox. Gates will open at 4pm today and 6pm on Friday and Saturday for picnics.

4 On Sunday sees the return of the Thai Summer Fair from 10.30am to 6.30pm. Organised by Bournemouth's Thai Language and Culture School. 2019 will be the 14th Thai Summer Fair! The fair will be held at King’s Park, Boscombe, Bournemouth, BH1 4NB. The Fair's events entails all the variety that visitors of Thailand are used to, from traditional Thai food to Thailand's favourite sport of Muay Thai; there will be something for everyone on the day.

5 Friday night fireworks have become as much of a tradition in the town as fish and chips on the beach. This year the displays will take place every Friday from tomorrow through to August 23 starting at 10pm at the seafront near the pier. There will also be additional firework displays as part of the Bournemouth Air Festival at the end of August. Swanage Carnival also runs until August 3 with a firework display on the final day.

6 The Margaret Green Family Fun Day and Novelty Dog Show takes place on Sunday from 11am to 4pm. In addition to the dog show there will be an opportunity to meet the animals and to take part in various family fun day activities including hay bale hurdles, a splash zone and games for the dogs to enjoy. There will also be local traders offering festival food, craft, accessories.

7 See behind the scenes of Poole Lifeboat Station on Sunday from 10.30am to 4.30pm. Admission is free. There will be demonstrations on the water and a chance to look at the lifeboats and meet the crew. There will also be various side stalls and games, a raffle and a chance to purchase souvenirs, refreshments.

8 The Great Dorset Chilli Festival at St Giles Park in Wimborne St Giles, now in its ninth year, is a celebration of all things chilli from growing chilli plants and sampling chilli sauces, to enjoying spicy international street food and watching the popular chilli eating competition. The event runs from 10am –5pm on Saturday and Sunday.