Harrington markets on New Year's Day are hosted by Marine Rescue in John Oxley Reserve and are very popular with both visitors and the locals alike. The market has a wide variety of stalls selling crafts, produce, clothing, plants, and much more. All proceeds from the markets go towards financing Marine Rescue Boats and operations.
Friday to Sunday
For the Love of Country at Gloucester Gallery until December 29. Free entry. Gallery is open Thursday to Saturday from 10am - 4pm and Sunday 10am - 1pm.
un:Seen at the Manning Regional Art Gallery, Taree until January 19. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Saturday 10am to 4pm, Sundays 10am to 4pm. Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, and all public holidays.
Pinks Family Carnival at John Wright Park, Tuncurry operating nightly until 10pm through to January 26
Summerlife Forster at John Holland Park, a recreation space for visiting and local youth - low risk ball games and activities and Op shop stalls from December 29 until January 5 from 2 - 4pm and 7 - 11pm daily.
Forster Parkrun on Saturday at 8am at Bicentennial walk in Pebbly Beach Parkland.
Taree Parkrun on Saturday at 8am at Endeavour Place Reserve.
Tuesday (New Year's Eve)
Fireworks on the Foreshore in Queen Elizabeth Park, Taree from 5pm to 9pm Tuesday, December 31 with a line-up of live entertainment including The Southern Hold. Fireworks start at 9pm.
Fireworks on the Foreshore in John Wright Park, Tuncurry from 5pm to 9pm Tuesday, December 31 with a line-up of live entertainment including The Big Fins, plus a carnival, food stalls and rides for the children. Fireworks start at 9pm.
Pacific Palms Recreation Club are holding fireworks at 9pm followed by a live band and DJ
There are no fireworks in Black Head or Tea Gardens
Wednesday (New Year's Day)
John Gollan Day at Harrington's annual festival, kicks off with the Harrington markets at John Oxley Reserve from 8am, live Music from 5pm on the foreshore and a fireworks display at 9pm from the Harrington breakwall.
Tagged Fish Competition in Harrington. Catch one of the 25 tagged fish during the month of January (1 - 31) and present the tag at the Harrington Hotel on Beach Street to claim your prize. $18,000 in prizes up for grabs.
Puzzles and and Colouring at the library. Come along with the kids and enjoy puzzles and board games together or colour in a masterpiece at the Taree, Forster, Nabiac, Harrington, Wingham, Hallidays Point and Tea Gardens libraries. Each day in the January School holidays during opening hours.
New Year's Day Forster Parkrun at 8am at Bicentennial walk in Pebbly Beach Parkland.
New Year's Day Taree Parkrun at 8am at Endeavour Place Reserve.
Queen Street Undressed at Gloucester Gallery opens on Thursday, January 2 and runs until Sunday, January 26. Free entry. Gallery is open Thursday to Saturday from 10am - 4pm and Sunday 10am - 1pm. Official opening event is Saturday 4 January 2020 at 2pm. All welcome.