What's on: Northern NSW
THE FABULOUS FIFTIES EXHIBITION
SEE what life was like in the 1950s, when home ownership soared, labour-saving appliances were readily available and television and rock and roll arrived, at the latest exhibition at Crawford House Museum, "The Fabulous Fifties" at Alstonville. The exhibition will continue through out March, April and May.
TROY Cassar-Daley heads to the Casino RSM on Saturday, March 23. Troy has come a long way from the twelve-year-old boy from Grafton busking on Peel Street at the Tamworth Country Music Festival. Throughout his thirty years of making music, Troy has been awarded numerous accolades including 37 Golden Guitars, 4 ARIAs, 2 APRA Country Song of the Year awards, 9 Deadlys (Australian Indigenous Artist Awards), 4 CMAA Entertainer of the Year awards plus 2 NIMAs (National Indigenous Music Awards). In 2017 Troy was honoured as the 50th inductee into the prestigious Australasian Roll Of Renown. He is bringing daughter Jem on this tour.
FRENCH CAFE CONVERSATION
FRENCH Cafe Conversation with Melissa, FREE guided conversation in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere on March 18. Buy a drink and chat in French from 4.30pm to 5.30pm at Miss Lizzie's Restaurant and Front Café in Woodlark Street Lismore.
To attend this or further events phone For further information phone 0481 355 773.
GENTLE YOGA FOR ALL
MICHAEL O'Connor teaches a mindful Hatha yoga class, combining breathing exercises, standing and reclining poses and relaxation techniques. His yoga therapy knowledge make his classes safe for everyone by offering variations and options for each pose.
Classes held every Tuesday from 5.30pm to 6.30pm at Cullen Street Nimbin. Phone 0428 489 092.
YUMMY MUMMY'S BELLYDANCE CLASS
CALLING all vivacious women! Do something just for you and kickstart your weekend...For mums (or any amazing women!) of any kind! Come to the lushly decorated studio right in the Lismore CBD for a light hearted wiggle and giggle! A fun class that requires no dance experience, a great way to socialize with other women, stay active and learn something for yourself. Shimmy belts provided. All classes are casual - discount for multiple class pass. Classes run at Wildfox Studios Level 3, 16 Carrington St, Lismore - 9am-10am Saturday mornings.
Adults $20, Members $16. Phone Sasha Fox 0409 246 180.
KYOGLE Bazaar, Sunday, March 24, is supported by Kyogle Together a non profit organisation where all proceeds are returned to local community programs. Held at the Ampitheatre in the heart of Kyogle, (behind the information centre). Stalls are centred around handmade but also include plants, bric a brac, local produce, woodwork, leathercraft and support stalls for local community groups. The event will be held from 8am to 2pm, at the Amphitheater Park.
BYRON BAY BLUESFEST
THE Byron Bay Blues Festival or Bluesfest, Australia's premiere Blues & Roots Music Festival will celebrate thirty years at Easter this year. Iggy Pop, Paul Kelly, Ben Harper and Jack Johnson will headline the event which will feature more than 200 performances of the best blues, roots, folk, soul and world artists. In addition to seven all weather performance stages, there are licensed bars, undercover food courts, food and market stalls. The event is held at the Tyagarah Ti Tree farm north west of Byron from Easter Sunday to Monday.
Go to bluesfest.com.au.
GALAXY JAZZ BAND CONCERT
THE Galaxy Jazz Band presents a benefit performance in aid of the McGrath Foundation to assist in funding Breast Care Nurses in the community. The event will be held at Ballina RSL on 24 March from 2pm.
Phone the club on 02 6681 9500 for more information.
LAYNE BEACHLEY GALA DINNER
SURFING champion Layne Beachley and other surfing legends will be special guests at a charity dinner raising funds for local disadvantaged young surfers on March 30 from 6pm. The gala event will be run by Lord's Taverners Northern NSW - a not-for-profit association whose members share a love of sport and a desire to raise money to support disadvantaged and disabled youth achieve their academic and sporting potential.
Phone the Ballina RSL on 02 6681 9500.
TYALGUM VILLAGE MARKETS
COME out and enjoy all your favourite handmade stalls in a unique and delightful garden setting, with live music and good old fashioned country hospitality that Tyalgum is famous for on March 30 from 9am to 3pm. Stalls are spread out throughout the village, starting at Celestial Dew Guesthouse next door to Flutterbies, where you will find a a lovely array of stalls, including handmade arts and crafts and some vintage treasures. While you are there, take a stroll through to the back gardens along Marketta Lane and enjoy this quaint, country setting in the cool of the lush gardens.