Sydney country pop trio Victoria Avenue will perform in Grafton on Saturday night.
Sydney country pop trio Victoria Avenue will perform in Grafton on Saturday night. Contributed

9 Things To Do This Weekend

Lower Clarence Dance Eisteddfod

WHERE: Maclean Civic Hall, River St, Maclean

WHEN: Today until May 7

DETAILS: Get ready for a week-long extravaganza that kicks off today at the Maclean Civic Centre. The eisteddfod will cover a range of dance disciplines from jazz to ballet to tap.

Jukebox Musical

WHERE: Iluka Senior Citizens Hall and Yamba Bowling Club

WHEN: Saturday, April 30, at 2pm and 7pm at Iluka, and Sunday, May 1, at 2pm in Yamba.

DETAILS: The Clarence Coast Theatrical Society will be rocking Iluka Senior Citizens Hall on this weekend and Yamba Bowling Club with the Jukebox. Ticket are $15 and are available from Iluka Real Estate and the Yamba Bowling Club.

Bent Bridge Film Festival

WHERE: Pelican Playhouse, South Grafton

WHEN: Sunday, 2pm.

DETAILS: The Bent Bridge Film Festival will screen this Sunday at the Pelican Playhouse. For your enjoyment there are 14 short films to screen from local film makers. That adds up to an hour and a half of entertainment. Tickets are $10 for adults.

Family Movie Night

WHERE: Grafton Sports Centre, Powell St

WHEN: Saturday, 6pm for 7pm screening

DETAILS: BYO bean bag, camp chair or blanket and snuggle up and watch the Dreamsworks animation HOME. There will be hot dogs and candy bar available for purchase. Tickets are $5 each or $20 per family and is a fundraiser for the Grafton Vikings U18's Boys Basketball team.

Cream of the Con

WHERE: Pelican Playhouse, South Grafton

WHEN: Saturday, 7pm

DETAILS: Three of the Clarence Valley Conservatorium's guitar tutors let their hair down as they unleash their skills with their respective bands live on stage. Ryan Enns, Rob Hughes and Luke Gough will bring a diverse range of genres to life in this intimate setting. Tickets are $15/$10 and available from the Con or at the door (if not sold out).

Big River Cutting Show

WHERE: Hawthorne Park, South Grafton

WHEN: Saturday and Sunday from 7am-5pm

DETAILS: See the skills of (wo)man and horse as they showcase their cattle control techniques over two big days. Entry is free and refreshments are available from the canteen so come on down and enjoy a spectator sport with a difference this weekend.

Victoria Avenue

WHERE: Clocktower Hotel, Grafton

WHEN: Saturday, 8.30pm

DETAILS: The Sydney-based country pop trio are back in town this weekend bringing their perfectly synchronised three-part harmonies that have been winning over new fans and festival circuits around the country.

Two-day Art & Craft Market

WHERE: 365 Dobie St, Grafton

WHEN: Saturday and Sunday

DETAILS: Up for sale at this annual market will be a collection of fine art works by local artists as well as demonstrations in a variety of mediums and a Youth Art Workshop. There will also be the usual array of handicrafts, cakes and plants for sale and the ever popular monster garage sale so come along and pick up a bargain.

Iluka Monthly Market

WHERE: Cnr Owen & Spenser Sts, Iluka

WHEN: Sunday

DETAILS: Enjoy the fruits and labour of the local market stallholders at this quaint village monthly market. Perfect for those seeking a Sunday morning drive destination.



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