12 Things To Do this weekend
Art in the Paddock
WHERE: Yulgilbar Castle, Baryulgil
DETAILS: Buses will be running to the sold-out event from Maclean's Ferry Park and Memorial Park in Grafton. Ticketholders will have the opportunity to see works from over 50 artists, tour the archives and much more.
WHERE: Pacific Hotel, Yamba
WHEN: Sunday, 2pm
DETAILS: Erin is a singer-songwriter from New Zealand who is touring Australia, playing a show full of upbeat rhythms and slick, funky bass lines.
Coast to Course
WHERE: Yamba Golf Club and Brooms Head
DETAILS: Walk from Brooms Head to Yamba or enjoy a short walk to Greenpoint and back, or play 18 holes of golf at the Yamba Golf & Country Club to help raise money for Cystic Fibrosis.
You can register today at LJ Hooker Maclean or the Yamba Golf & Country Club.
Glenreagh Timber Festival
WHERE: Glenreagh Recreational Grounds
WHEN: Saturday, 8.30am
DETAILS: Woodchop will again be a feature of the day. The other popular events including sheepdog trial demos, blacksmithing, post splitting, sleeper cutting and timber crafting will again be included. The huge market stall gathering will hold interests for the whole family. Food and drink outlets will be available. Parking will be plentiful and free on the grounds.
Christmas in July trivia night
WHERE: Maclean Bowling Club
WHEN: Saturday, July 30, 7pm
DETAILS: Book a table for $80 or pay $10 and be allocated a table to make new friends. Drinks and meals are available at the club. To book a table or a seat, you can pay at the Maclean Public School office, the Maclean Bowling Club or ring Tanya Fisher on 0403 004 459.
WHERE: Yamba Bowling Club, the New Boardwalk Bar
WHEN: Friday, July 29, 8pm
DETAILS: Mick Bateman will captivate and charm the audience with his guitar and voice this Friday night. Entry to the show is free.
Mal Eastick Duo
WHERE: Village Green
WHEN: Friday, 8pm
DETAILS: Mal Eastick and Dennis Wilson have teamed up after years of experience in the Australian and international music scene to play as the Mal Eastick Duo.
The Best of Gene Pitney
WHERE: South Ex-Servicemen's Club
WHEN: Friday, 7.30pm
DETAILS: Eddie Daniels performs a free show, showcasing the best songs from Gene Pitney.
Croquet at Coutts
Where: Coutts Crossing Croquet Club, next to the fire station.
When: Saturday, 9am
DETAILS: You can play for the entire day for just $7. Contact Wayne Gadke 6649 3200 or Peter Martin 6649 5109 for more details.
WHERE: 423 Carrs Peninsula Rd Carrs Peninsula via Junction Hill
WHEN: Sunday, 10am to 3pm
DETAILS: Entry to museum, farm animals, Olive tastings $5 per person, children under 12 years free.
Coffee machine, drinks and home made sponge with jam and fresh cream available all day for $7.
The gift shop will be open.
For more information, phone 6642 6640.
Rock 'n' Roll Classes
WHERE: Grafton Golf Club, South Grafton
WHEN: Sunday, 7pm to 9.15pm
DETAILS: 100% social rock 'n' Roll dancing with the Big River Rockers. $2 per person.
Clarence Valley Racing Portraits
WHERE: Grafton Regional Gallery
WHEN: Running until August 27, 10am to 4pm
DETAILS: This is an exhibition of Adam Hourigan, Debrah Novak from the Daily Examiner and Simon Hughes photographs from one of Grafton's biggest events, the July Racing Carnival from over the years. During the racing carnival, photographers have the opportunity to capture the fashions, the pre-race tensions and the post-race delight and devastation.