Top Things To Do This Long Weekend
Updated: Jun 11, 2021
This weekend on 92.9, we are bringing you the Top Things To Do Right Around The Region This Long Weekend!
Pig Races at The Pub
Saturday June 12
Witness the action of Noah's Farm Thoroughbred Pig Racing this June at The Pub and help raise funds for the Westpac Rescue Helicopter!
More info at https://www.facebook.com/tamworththepub/
Manilla Vintage Machinery Rally
Saturday June 12 & Sunday June 13
We had to give it a miss last year, but the old machinery enthusiasts are back in action!
Manilla Vintage Machinery Rally, Saturday and Sunday, June 12 and 13, at the Manilla showground.
Street parade Saturday morning, along with a swap meet, demonstrations of working engines, and lots of interesting old machines and vehicles.
Quirindi Quota Markets
Satruday June 12 from 8:30am until 12:30pm
Get along to Rose Lee Park at Quirindi on Saturday morning from 8:30am for the Quota Markets. With Fresh Produce, arts and crafts, local honey, cakes and lots more! For more infomation contact Mary Roberts on 0400 339 127
A Day at Kurrumbede
Saturday June 12 from 10am until 3pm
For the first time ever, Kurrumbede, the property famously owned by the family of Australian poet Dorothea Mackellar, will be open to the general public.
Entry is free, with plenty of exciting activities on offer including:
Prizes for best Edwardian costume
Food stalls, including BBQ, sandwiches, coffee van, sweet treats, plus more!
You are welcome to bring a chair and picnic rug together with a picnic basket if you wish.
More information here:
Tamworth Games Night
Saturday June 12 at 6pm
Tamworth Games Club meet fortnightly at the Tamworth Community College to enjoy a night of Dungeons and Dragons, mixed wargames and other table top games.
There is a $5 door charge to cover venue hire, but first-timers can come along for free.
More infomation here: https://www.facebook.com/tamworthgamesclubaus
Impermanence from the Sydney Dance Company
Saturday June 12 at 8pm
A visceral and thrilling exploration of the juxtaposition of beauty and devastation, Sydney Dance Company’s full-length work, Impermanence is Rafael Bonachela’s newest creation. With live music by the Australian String Quartet.
You can order tickets online here: https://evtam.sales.ticketsearch.com/sales/salesevent/3783?fbclid=IwAR0T7n-yQgJ0Aewh4QHPdyPaK8N2xBxT83sqEIJQ88gXd1kQqUllD3063_U
Camp Oven Cook Off
Saturday June 12 from 12pm
This annual event is hosted by the Somerton Fishing Club and is one not to be missed! With free camping, live music, great company and amazing food to be had! It's on at the Somerton Pub from 12noon with judging commencing from 6pm. Dinner will be served after judging is completed.
Cost is $10 a plate. First prize is $100, 2nd Prize is $50 and 3rd Prize is $25. For more details, go here: https://www.facebook.com/events/353427612783897/?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22mechanism%22%3A%22discovery_this_week_tab%22%2C%22surface%22%3A%22bookmark%22%7D]%7D
Walk N Talk For Life
Sunday June 13 from 10am
The Tamworth Walk 'n' Talk for Life group meet on the second Sunday of every month to walk and talk about life’s trials & tribulations taking in the picturesque Riverside Walk with a BBQ held afterwards. All ages and pets on a leash welcome. More infomation can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/walkntalkforlifetamworth
Isobelle Knight @ The Welders Dog
Sunday June 13 from 5pm
Isobel Knight and her band take to the Welder's Dog stage to celebrate the release of her sophomore album "Here Now"; a country/folk/rock journey through love, change, and our ability to start again whenever. Find the Welders Dog on Dowe Street with Isobel Knight taking the stage from 5pm.
The Dressmakers Costume Exhibition
Across The Long Weekend
Original costumes from the hit Australian film The Dressmaker will be on display as part of a touring exhibition. Tamworth is the exhibition's only New South Wales stop of the tour so don't miss it!
More details can be found here: https://tamworthregionalgallery.com.au/the-dressmaker-costume-exhibition
Lots Of Movies on at The Forum 6 Cinemas
Open Right Across The Long Weekend
Lots of terrific movies to watch at The Forum 6 Cinemas across the Long Weekend. Get out of the cold, grab a hot popcorn and check out films like Peter Rabbit 2, The Conjuring 2, Death of A Ladies Man, Those Who Wish Me Dead and loads more! For the full program across the long weekend, check out https://tamworth.forum6.com.au/programs