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What's happening on the weekends

Mon 19 Nov 2018 06:47 pm to 06:47 pm

SATURDAY 17TH NOVEMBER
North West Niche Market Bazaar – A perfect way to get your Christmas shopping started with 40 of Tasmania's best makers and designers from across the entire state in Burnie for one day only!
Held at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Saturday 17th November, 10am – 3pm
A great morning out for a fabulous cause – Burnie’s Autism Specific Early Learning & Care Centre.

Not Lost Just Curious Cancer Research Fundraiser – Local rally team ‘Not Fast Just Furious’ are holding a car navigation rally to help raise much needed funds for cancer research. Enter your rally car for $20 meeting at Dial Park Penguin from 12pm for a 12.30pm start. Concludes at The Wharf Hotel Wynyard. Contact 0407 442 450 or 0418 143 029 for or visit here for further details.

McHappy Day - McHappy Day is vital in raising funds for the charity, which helps keep families together when their child is sick or injured. Some of the ways Burnie residents can show support for Ronald McDonald House Charities include:
• Buying a Big Mac from a Macca’s near you - $2 from every Big Mac sold on McHappy Day will go directly to Ronald McDonald House Charities, and for the first time Big Macs will be available all day following the launch of McDonald’s all day menu
• Looking the part and picking-up a pair of $5 McHappy Day socks or $2, $5, $10 or $50 Helping Hands
• Making a gold coin donation with one of our Bucket Brigades that will be out in full force on McHappy Day on Saturday 17th November and Sunday 18th November
• Purchasing a 600mL Cool Ridge Water. For the next 12 months, 10 cents from each bottle will go to RMHC

SUNDAY 18TH NOVEMBER
Swap Meet & Boot Sale –
The small ford owners group of Tasmania are holding this event, for any inquiries call Allan on 0407 782 740. Swap meet & Stall Holders $5 - $10 per stall. Free Car Display. All makes and models welcome. Boot Sale included. Free entry. Bring the children to look at the old cars. Coffee van and BBQ will be available. Held at the Burnie High School Car Park. 9am – 2pm.

Penguin Surf Lifesaving "Come and Try Day" - All welcome - juniors, seniors and interested community members. Meet some of our members, tour the facilities, find out about Nippers, Surf Sports, Lifesaving and more at the Penguin Surf Lifesaving Club, Preservation Bay. Turn up anytime between 11am and 2pm; Parking available on site. A free sausage sizzle will also be held.

SATURDAY 24TH NOVEMBER
Flea Market -
Wynyard Uniting Church will be hosting a Flea Market at the Uniting Church hall in Dodgin Street, Wynyard. 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. come look at our great range of home cooking, produce, jams and sauces. Browse through the garage sale for a bargain. Private stall holders will add to the variety with crafts, sewing, books etc. Good selection of garden plants, always in demand. Devonshire teas and a Barbeque will provide light refreshments. Come along and enjoy the fun market, everyone is welcome.

Get Reel’n 2018 - Get Reel'n is an annual end-of-year concert hosted by the Burnie School of Irish Dance. The school is a not-for-profit organisation in association with the Burnie Highland Pipe Band and dancers, working together to increase the exposure of Celtic music on the NW coast. There will be 2 concerts on Sat, 24th November (2pm and 7.30pm) at the Burnie Arts Theatre, with guest artists and community bands such as the City of Burnie Brass Band, Encore's Beer O'clock singing group and Harpist Emma McMahon. Tickets are available from Burnie Arts & Function Centre or at the door before both shows. $15 Adults, $12 Concession, $8 16yrs & under.

FRIDAY 7TH DECEMBER
Somerset Christmas Parade –
Fun starts at 6pm, parade starts at 7pm. Free Children’s Entertainment, chocolate wheel, lollies and lots more. Contact us today for an entry form.

SUNDAY 9TH DECEMBER
Just Cats Expo -
Just Cats is on the move again - that’s right we are heading to Ulverstone this time with 20 or so cats. The expo will be held at the Ulverstone Bowls club on Sunday 9th December. Doors open at 11am till 2pm. Lots of cats and kittens for adoption. Come meet the famous Gavin - the 10kg cat. Entry fee is a donation of any amount. Sausage sizzle and drinks available. Make this a family event, bring your cat too - we will be microchipping for Just $25 per cat.

SATURDAY 9TH & SUNDAY 10TH FEBRUARY
North West Motorcycle Show
theme for this year is American Thunder through the ages, for all those American bike enthusiasts. Start polishing and bring them out of the closet for all to see. Plus we still have all our normal categories: Veteran. Vintage, Classic, Early Modern, Modern, Best Paint, Modified, Custom, British, Japanese, European, USA, Competition, Postie, Barn Find, Scooter, Ladies bike and Three Wheeler bike categories. All types, models, makes of bikes are welcome with trophies to be won. We will be having live music on both days of this years show: Saltwater on Saturday and Whisky Rose on Sunday.We have also locked in Dean Ross one of Australia’s top Harley stunt riders to put on 3 action packed shows a day. We are also lucky enough to have tracked down some really exceptional bikes for the show; so come along bring the family and enjoy the day. Something for everyone. The show will also include Licensed Bar Facilities, Food Vans, Coffee, icecream , Dealer Displays, Demo Rides and Merchandise plus much much more. Tickets Available on the day at the gate Individual admission: $10 for one day, $15 for two days, 12 and under free. Money raised helps to support the Ulverstone Rowing Club & the Penguin Surf Life Saving Club.