What's on: Northern NSW
THE Tweed Heads Library is offering two events for Dementia Action Week. Monday, September 16 at 11am local author Vicki Noonan will talk about her experiences living with dementia and her book Mazing Me. On Thursday, September 19 at 11am the library will host a Memories on the Move session for people with dementia and their carers.
BYRON BAY GUITAR FESTIVAL
THE Byron Bay Guitar Festival is returning on Saturday, October 12 and Sunday, October 13 at the Byron Bay Brewery for its third year.
Headlining is Aussie punk-rock royalty Frenzal Rhomb, guitar hero protege Harts, and The Delta Riggs who will have had their much anticipated third album released this month. Tickets on sale now, go to byronbay guitarfestival.com.
KRIS KRISTOFFERSON AND THE STRANGERS TOUR
THREE-time Grammy winner, actor, storyteller and country music superstar Kris Kristofferson returns to Australia and New Zealand for a national tour with band The Strangers, playing Twin Towns on Wednesday, October 2. Go to twintowns.com.au.
ULTIMATE 80S FLURO PARTY
THE Ultimate 80s Fluro Party at Twin Towns on September 21 marks the return of the '80s and features Brian Mannix (Uncanny X Men), Dale Ryder (ex-Boom Crash Opera), Scott Carne (Kids In The Kitchen), Ally Fowler (Chantoozies) and Dave Sterry (Real Life). The ultimate throwback to the decade of big hair and Rubik's Cubes.
The Ultimate 80's Fluro Party will bring back those much loved 80's anthems with a superstar band featuring those who helped popularise the music that was the landscape of the 80's in Australia!
Go to twintowns.com.au.
RAISE THE ROOF CHOIR
RAISE The Roof at The Channon on September 18 is where everyone is welcome to come and throw themselves into the joy of singing. They sing gospel music from the African American tradition, bluegrass, soul, and sometimes "eco-soul'' adaptations, to celebrate Planet Earth. This is not a religious group, just one that finds this music irresistibly uplifting. The choir performs all year round including school holidays and public holidays.
Held from 11am-1pm, $80/$70 concession per five weeks or $19 casual, phone 0417 277 211 or find on Facebook.
THE Lismore Cup is back bigger and better in 2019 on September 19. The action trackside includes live music, food trucks and plenty of bars. Walk the red carpet with your pre-paid event tickets - skip the queues. Free buses from CBD. The Cup day is held from 11am to 6pm at Lismore Turf Club.
Email info@lismoreturf club.com.au or go to facebook.com/events or lismoreturfclub.com.au.
WILD MOUNTAIN CREATIVE ARTS
JOIN artist Imbi Davidson for this women-only weekend of wild creativity on top of Mount Boorabee from September 20-22 at Boorabee Park. It is a chance to deepen arts practice and connections to nature, while taking in the vast views and mountain magic. All art materials, meals and campsites provided.
Phone Imbi Davidson on 0407 799 825, email info@darkhorse traditions.com.au go to darkhorsetraditions. com.au.
THE Nimbin Country Show had its beginnings in 1919 and is the first show in the North Coast show circuit. This year's show will be held on September 21-22 and is a traditional style agricultural show with horses, cattle, poultry, dog trials, arts, crafts, fruits, vegetables and horticulture. Plenty of childrens activities including Saturday's Guinea Pig Pet show and on Sunday the Children's Pet Show, Novice Whip Cracking and Jacko Kevan's Memorial Talent Quest. Recite a poem! Sing a Song! Play a Tune! Do a little Dance! But simply have Fun! Located at Nimbin A&I Showground, 37 Cecil St, Nimbin.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to nimbinshowsociety.org.au
EXHIBITION: A RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITION OF PHOTOGRAPHERS
THE latest exhibition from Crawford House Museum is all about showcasing the Ballina Shire, Countryside and People from the 1950s to the mid 1980s. Starts from September 20 from 10am to 4pm. Crawford House is open Fridays 10am-4pm and Sundays 1pm-4pm.
BALLINA LIONS CLUB 14Th ANNUAL FUN RUN WALK
BALLINA Lions 14th Annual Fun Run Walk will be held Sunday, September 22 at the Missingham Bridge Reserve Amphitheatre. Registrations from 8am and the first event commences 9am. There will be 11 events covering runs for all ages over 5 and 10km as well as a 5km walk. Net proceeds to Biala School, Heartfelt House and Aust Lions Childhood Cancer Research Foundation.
For entry form go to ballinalions.com