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8 Things to do this weekend

Maclean Community Markets

WHEN: Saturday

WHERE: Main car park near Maclean Bowling Club.

DETAILS: Stalls will offer an array of wonderful items including jewellery, clothing, plants, craft items, freshly baked cookies and cakes. There will also be a great range of fresh produce.

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Maclean Country Music

WHEN: Sunday from 1pm

WHERE: Maclean Bowling Club

DETAILS: The monthly afternoon of country music is back, with great entertainment and food on offer. Singers who want to join in most welcome. Visitors from Grafton and surrounds, as well as local regulars. Details: Doreen 66452203, Val 66452973.

Old-Time/New Vogue Dancing

WHEN: Sunday 1-5pm

WHERE: Iluka Golf Club

DETAILS: Come and enjoy some dancing with a fun group of people. Cost is $5 and includes afternoon tea.

Postcard Show

WHEN: Saturday, 11am

WHERE: Grafton Regional Gallery

DETAILS: Come and grab some great small-scale art from gallery collection artists in the silent auction at the gallery.

Cathedral Car Boot Markets

WHEN: Saturday from 8am

WHERE: corner Fitzroy and Duke Sts, Grafton

Details: Home baking, sausage sizzle, clothing, jewellery, plants, cut flowers, quality second-hand goods, and much more.

Caged bird sale

WHEN: Sunday, viewing time 8-9am, sale starting 9am

WHERE: Grafton Showground

DETAILS: Clarence River District Caged Bird Club's annual bird sale. There will be a variety of birds ranging from little finches to large parrots. Last year there were more than 1000 birds for sale. Local bird breeders should attend. There will be a barbecue and drinks available.

Rummage and Craft Market

WHEN: Sunday, 9am-1pm

WHERE: Grafton Sport Centre, Powell St

DETAILS: More than 40 markets. Rummage, vintage, retro, new, pre-owned items. Food. There will also be a car wash to raise money for the Grafton Vikings Under-18 boys to participate in the NSW Country titles.

Car Display

WHEN: Saturday, 9am

WHERE: Bunnings carpark, South Grafton

DETAILS: Organised by Steve Johnstone, with the help of Lifeline, Bunnings and other local businesses. Featuring modern, vintage, extreme and wild cars, the car display will include raffle prizes to help raise funds for Lifeline. Raffles drawn at 11.30am.

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