What's on: Coffs and Clarence
DORRIGO COMMUNITY MARKET
THE next market will be on Saturday, September 1. Dorrigo Community Market is a small country market where locals, community organisations and regional marketeers get together to offer locals and visitors a range of fresh fruit and vegetables, plants, pre-loved goods, food, jams pickles and preserves, hand made jewellery, and all manner of other goodies. The Market runs from 8.30am to around noon on the first Saturday of the month. Come to the market to meet the locals and enjoy real, 'fair dinkum' country hospitality. Hickory St, Dorrigo. For information phone (02) 6657 1119.
GLENREAGH COMMUNITY MARKETS
MARKETS are held on the first Saturday of the Month with the next market on Saturday, September 1 from 8am-12.30pm at the School of Arts Hall, 62 Coramba Street, Glenreagh. Come and browse these friendly markets, heaps of bargains. Bric a Brac, candles, soaps, plants, books old & new, collectables, knitwear, handmade and homemade goodies & much, much more We have over 20 stalls including George's famous locally produced beef pies. Plus a monthly raffle. Our Market is a great place to visit, meet friends for a Devonshire "cuppa" and introduce yourself to some of the friendly locals. Sit in the supper room and enjoy a tea, coffee, freshly cooked scones or maybe an egg & bacon roll, everything cooked fresh in our kitchen. Our Museum is also opened and full of local history, gold coin donation. Something for everyone. Phone (02) 6649 2220, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to facebook.com/ glenreaghmarkets.
WOMEN'S ADVENTURE FILM TOUR
FOLLOWING the success of the inaugural tour as part of Women's Health Week 2017, the Women's Adventure Film Tour is returning with an all new set of short films celebrating the inspiring women in adventure. This film festival is a celebration of the fantastic women around you who are doing extraordinary things. Join them for a series of inspiring short films with a focus on adventure, the environment and heart warming stories. The Women's Adventure Film Tour is presented in partnership with She Went Wild - a hub for all things adventure. Through content and events She Went Wild aims to inspire and empower women to get into the outdoors and live an adventurous life. On Thursday, September 6 at 25 First Ave, Sawtell. Email email@example.com, phone 0413 183 804 or 0413 183 804. Tickets are $15 - $65 via eventbrite.com.au.
COFFS HARBOUR CITY ORCHESTRA
COFFS Harbour's own community orchestra will be performing orchestral music from the world of opera. They will be joined by soprano Bernadette Fisher (a former Coffs girl) singing arias from Carmen and Madame Butterfly and baritone John Greene (now a Coffs local) singing an aria from Marriage of Figaro and a comic opera piece from the Mikado. Coffs Harbour City Orchestra is drawn from amateur and former professional local musicians aged from their teens to their 80s and is conducted by maestro, Tim Egan. The Orchestra has BCU sponsorship for these two special gala concerts. Come along a support our local music scene and enjoy a fabulous musical event. On 7pm-9pm Saturday, September 8 and 2pm-4pm Sunday, September 9 matinee at The Jetty Theatre, 337 Harbour Dr, Coffs Harbour. Phone (02) 6654 7700 or go to firstname.lastname@example.org jettytheatre.com.
BELLINGEN SPRING PLANT FAIR
SPRING is the ideal time to make those planting additions to your garden, orchard or farm. The Bellingen Spring Plant Fair is on at the Bellingen Market Park. It features over 70 plant nursery stalls, with a huge variety of tropical and sub-tropical, native, exotic or food-bearing plants, garden supplies, and plenty of expert horticultural advice available. Workshops, activities with undercover seating, information stalls from local organisations, fine food, musicians, free entry, lots of bargains and the chance to win a barrow full of plants donated by the stallholders, make this a great day out for garden lovers. The Spring Plant Fair is a fundraiser for the Bellingen Environment Centre and sponsored by the Bellingen Community Markets. On Saturday, September 8, Cnr Church and Park Sts, Bellingen. Email email@example.com, phone 0475 743 851 or find on Facebook.
DOGGY DATE NIGHT
THIS is a family event aimed at connecting locals and visitors in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. The event is a joint venture by RSPCA NSW and Reflections Holiday Park Moonee Beach and consists of a round-trip walk to Green Bluff headland and an open-air movie screening of The Secret Life of Pets . There will be attractions for children, a raffle and free lucky door prize. Participants will be able to register at the event and are invited to enjoy dinner before or during the movie, and while several local food vendors will be attending, you are welcome to BYO picnic. Of course dogs are very welcome also, but must be kept on leash at all times. This event offers a great opportunity for Coffs Coast residents and visitors to enjoy a cinema experience with their family - including the four-legged members - so get involved. Funds raised will go to the Coffs Harbour RSPCA. Please note that due to the nature of the event, organisers may be forced to postpone. On Saturday, September 15 from 5pm - 8.30pm at Reflections Holiday Park, 50 Moonee Beach Rd, Moonee Beach. Phone (02) 6653 6552 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.