10 THINGS to do this weekend
WHEN: Saturday, 7pm, Sunday 2pm
WHERE: Maclean Civic Hall
DETAILS: A musical play set in a modern day cafe, that replicates a milk bar of the sixties in Australia. The owner, Joe, has been a rocker all his life and presents "Saturday Night Sixties" to his patrons each week. When a coin is dropped in the slot, the cast sing a song. Presented by Clarence Coast Theatrical Society - tickets are $15 from The Flower Box, Maclean.
Lanbruk's Gunyah open day
WHERE: 423 Carrs Peninsula Rd, Carrs Peninsula.
DETAILS: Entry to the museum, farm animals, and olive tasting is $5, children under 12 years old are free. The gift shop will be open all day. For more information phone 6642 6640.
Yamba River Markets
WHEN: Sunday, 9am-2pm
WHERE: River St, Yamba
DETAILS: The market showcases local and regional food, craft, art in a village atmosphere.
There is also live entertainment from local emerging talent as well as touring bands and musicians.
For more information, phone 0422 420 159.
Yamba Country Music Muster
WHEN: Sunday, noon-5pm.
WHERE: Yamba Bowling Club
DETAILS: Enjoy five hours of quality music with a cuppa to boot. Special guest for the day will be Marie Hodson contributing two 40 minute sets at 1pm and 3.15pm. Entry is $5.
Grafton Heritage Tree Walk
WHEN: Everyday until April 24.
WHERE: Begin at Grafton Library, Pound St
DETAILS: Collect your FREE 'touring pack' from the library (open Saturday 9.30am-12noon) and make your way around the city of trees at your own pace taking in the botanical wonders and their history and stories.
Local league derby
WHEN: Sunday from midday
WHERE: McKittrick Park, South Grafton
DETAILS: Get out your club colours and your picnic rug and get on to down and watch the South Grafton Rebels and the Grafton Ghost go head to head in the Group 2 competition this Sunday. Go early and check out the future starters in the 18s which kicks off about midday.
Col Finley Band
WHEN: Saturday night from 7.30pm
WHERE: Grafton District Services Club
DETAILS: Clarence country music great Col Finley has been a notable absence from our local gig guide since he moved up to the Sunshine Coast a few years ago but the entertainment stayer will be back at home this weekend for a free show with his new line-up. Yee-ha.
Redmen home game
WHEN: Saturday afternoon
WHERE: Rugby Park, South Grafton
DETAILS: Make it a big weekend of ball sport spectating by catching the Redmen in their first home ground game this season when they take on the South West Rocks Gaolers in the reserves and Hastings Vikings in 1st Grade on Saturday.
WHEN: Saturday morning
WHERE: Cnr Fry & Mary Sts, Grafton
DETAILS: Everyone loves a local market and while this one might fly under the radar given its quirky location, expect the usual array of home baked goodies and handicraft and bargains aplenty.