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Saturday, November 25 from 8am; Gloucester Twilight Christmas Market, Gloucester Bowling club, Saturday, November 25 from 5pm; Nabiac Farmers Market, Nabiac Showground, Saturday, November 25 from 8am; Produce Swap, Upper Lansdowne Hall, Sunday, November 26 from 10am; Old Bar Markets, Sunday, November 26 from 8am; Pacific Palms Market, Community Centre, Sunday, November 26 from 8am.
FIND OUT WHAT'S ON AT MANNING ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE HERE
Every Saturday from 8am
FIND OUT WHAT'S ON AT MANNING REGIONAL ART GALLERY HERE
Mountain Maid Heritage Gold Mine Tour
Every Wednesday and Saturday
Copeland Tops State Conservation Area is a precinct of natural beauty and colonial heritage near Gloucester. You can uncover its treasures on a guided tour. You'll be guided through Mountain Maid gold mining precinct hidden in the rainforest near the village of Copeland. Time 10am-12pm. Bookings essential, online only at www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/guided-tours/mountain-maid-gold-mine-tour.
Coomba Aquatic Club
Sunday, December 10, Sunday January 14, from 9am
Join us for some fun on the lake. Sailing (your boat or ours), motor boat, fishing, paddle board, kayak - all at your leisure. Free sausage sizzle from 12pm. Participants must wear life jackets (yours or ours), boat shoes or sneakers, and have sun protection. For enquiries or more details, contact: email@example.com or 0429 272 363.
Froth and Baubles with Kantabile
Join Kantabile Chamber Choir for their end of year concert at Manning Regional Art Gallery on Friday evening, November 24, 2023 from 7pm. Tap your toes to ABBA and The Beatles, get jazzy with some swing, and get in the mood for Christmas with an odd (and we mean odd) carol or two. While you're there, wander around the gallery and enjoy the latest exhibitions from Yvette Hugill, Peter Hugill and Joedlie Lawler.Tickets are $25 and include light supper and a drink. There will be limited tickets at the door, so people are encouraged to book online at www.trybooking.com/CMQQG.
Bushcare working bee
The Wootton Community Network invite interested folks from around the traps to the inaugural community bushcare working bee supported by Karuah Great Lakes Landcare and MidCoast Council on Friday, November 24. To beat the heat, the working bee will begin at 7.30am with an WHS induction from MidCoast Council volunteer co-ordinator, Steve Howard before visiting the bush. "We'll go bush for a couple of hours of convivial and careful weed whacking work under the canopy, then we'll knock off for smoko at 10am; cuppas and snacks will be provided." Karuah Great Lakes Landcare co-ordinator, Joël Dunn said. RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday, November 21.
Trivia Night Fundraiser
Friday, November 24
A fundraising raffle for Forster Surf Life Saving Club will be held at Holy Name School Hall, Forster from 6.30pm for a 7pm start. $10 per person. Tables of 10 players. Bring your own food and drinks. For bookings contact Annie 0412 620 962 or Ian 0411 820 422.
Hawks Nest Triathlon Festival
Saturday, November 25
The Tri Hawks Nest returns We're bringing triathlon back again to this great location. Hawks Nest features calm, pristine waters, a fast and flat bike course and an amazing run to cap it all off. The festival features your three favourite distances with a standard, sprint and super sprint. The event will be held at Providence Bay Park from 7.30am-3pm.
Walk for Brain Cancer
In a celebration of love, resilience, and hope, the community is invited to participate in a heartfelt #walk4braincancer event in memory of Harlyn James Johnston, and all that have been affected by brain cancer. The walk will start from the picturesque Tuncurry Break Wall, Tuncurry at 9am. Arrive at 8.30am for registration.
Riding for Disabled 25th anniversary
RDA Manning Great Lakes turns 25 and to celebrate, RDA is hosting a sausage sizzle barbecue lunch at the centre at Rainbow Flat. It will be a fairly casual affair that offers a great opportunity to catch up with old friends and reminisce upon the last 25 years. The event will include RDA Manning Great Lakes end of year award presentation and serve as the group's Christmas party. So if you have been or are a volunteer, rider, business or supporter of the centre please come along on Saturday, November 25, from 12.30pm. RSVP by Sunday, November 19, email@example.com or phone 6553 6467.
The Point Bakery Cafe Cars and Coffee, Hallidays Point
Sunday, November 26 and Sunday, December 31
It's time to set the date for the next Hallidays Point Cars and Coffee. Don't forget, this is a monthly event held on the last Sunday of each month. So once again shine up those cars and bikes, all are welcome. Again we will have a trophy and voucher for best in show, voucher for runner-up. A trophy for best bike also will be presented. Great food and coffee on-site.
A Night at the Wingham Museum
Enjoy an entertaining evening with re-enactments exploring the people and stories that bring to life past days in the Manning. There will be several group sessions starting from 7pm. Bookings essential and payment required prior to the event. Cost $10 adults and $2 for children under 15 years, followed by supper with a gold coin donation.
Saturday, December 9, from 6pm
Coopernook Carols in the Park, Coopernook Park.
Sunday, December 10, from 6pm
Carols in the Park, Black Head, Wylie Breckenridge Park.
Monday, December 11, 6pm for 6.30pm
Rotary Club of Lower Midcoast Carols by Candlelight, Harry Elliott Oval Tuncurry.
Wednesday, December 20, from 7pm
Krambach Christmas Carols in the Paddock, The Buckets Way, Krambach.
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