Yulgilbar Castle will open to the public on Sunday.
Yulgilbar Castle will open to the public on Sunday.

12 Things To Do this weekend

Art in the Paddock

WHERE: Yulgilbar Castle, Baryulgil

WHEN: Sunday

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

WHEN: Sunday

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.

Mick Bateman

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.

Lanbruk's Gunyah

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.


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