Events – What’s On in your region
Discover What’s On in Byron Bay, Port Macquarie, Coffs Coast, Clarence Valley, Macleay Valley and the Great Lakes.
Great Lakes Region
Saturday 25 May – Dinner Dance Night
Great Gatsby is the theme for this dinner dance at Caffreys Flat Hall. This evening includes 3-course meal, fancy dress prizes, lucky door prizes & raffles. Come dressed to impress!
Sunday 26 May – Weekend on Wheels Motor Show
Weekend On Wheels is an annual family-friendly event presented by Taree Rescue Squad. All proceeds go towards the Taree Volunteer Rescue Association. Major stands and displays include both NSW Police and Fire Brigade.
Port Macquarie Region
Saturday 25 May – Ball Park Music Good Good Mood Tour
Ball Park Music have announced their Good Good Mood Tour, taking their latest album Good Mood and favourite hits to regional towns and cities all around Australia. Joining them on the road will be indie singer-songwriters Tia Gostelow and Butternut Sweetheart.
Sunday 26 May – Port Macquarie Brickfest
Rainbow Bricks heads back to the beautiful mid-north coast town of Port Macquarie. Head to the Port Macquarie Indoor Sports Stadium for Port Macquarie Brickfest. There will be lots of new exhibits as the Lego builders have been busy building since last year’s event. Talk to the creators about their displays and see what can be done with Lego bricks and some imagination.
Sunday 26 May – Slice of Haven Festival
The Slice of Haven Food, Wine and Beer Festival has become a leading gourmet lifestyle event on the Mid North Coast social calendar, attracting tens of thousands of people to the Camden Haven region.
Macleay Valley Region
Thursday 24 to Sunday 26 May – Crescent Head Malibu Classic
In the 1960s, longboarders travelling north along the coast found the home of one of the longest and most classic point breaks in the world. National parks, nature reserves and the Pacific Ocean border Crescent Head and its cobblestone point is famous. This weekend is the annual Crescent Head Malibu Classic where longboarders can showcase their skills.
Saturday 25 May – Horseshoe Bay Reserve Parkrun
Horseshoe Bay Reserve parkrun is a timed 5km walk or run. It is held every Saturday morning from 6:45am for a 7am start. It is a very social event where you can even walk your dog. Competitors aim to beat their best time each week or to reach a goal of 25, 50 and 100 park runs. Volunteers can also get parkrun volunteer points so it really is for everyone.
Coffs Coast Region
Saturday 25 May – Cajun Creole Supper Club
Featuring Cajun and Creole tunes from the “Cajun Blues Party”. Playing the infectious music from South West Louisiana. Roy Payne on accordion, fiddle, guitar, Andy Costigan guitar, and the hottest rhythm section around; Hamish Stuart drums, Hal Tupaea bass. Guests will enjoy a complimentary drink on arrival, then enjoy a Cajun Soul Food Menu. BYO, with wine available by the glass for a donation.
Saturday 25 to Sunday 26 May – Coffs Harbour Relay for Life
Relay For Life is a community fundraising challenge with all funds going toward Australia’s leading cancer charity, Cancer Council. The annual event is a wonderful opporunity for the Coffs Harbour community to recognise and celebrate local cancer survivors, patients and their carers and to honour lost ones. Relay for Life raises vital funds for research, prevention, information and support services so start or join a team!
Thursday 23rd to Sunday 26 May – Shrek the Musical
Be quick – there are just five performances left of this fun, family-friendly show! Coffs Harbour Musical Comedy Company presents “Shrek the Musical”….”Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek….” And thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue.
Clarence Valley Region
Saturday 25 May – Graft-Ton GRIND Weekend of Mountain Biking
The Grafton Cycle Club and Bom Bom Racing are proud to be hosting a brand new event in the winter of 2019. Get on your bikes (literally) and get to Bom Bom State Forest just out of Grafton City. The race format is suitable for everyone from Dirt Masters to Open to Super Masters.
Sunday 26 May – Yamba River Markets
The Yamba River Markets are on the fourth Sunday of the month, located at Ford Park on the foreshores of the beautiful, scenic Clarence River. There’s always something new at the Yamba River Markets, which feature around 120 stalls, and more in the peak seasons. It’s a great way to spend a Sunday morning in the beautiful coastal town of Yamba.