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Imagine a Sustainable Future Workshops image

Imagine a Sustainable Future Workshops

23rd May 2015-
6th Jun 2015

 

Green cleaning, cooking and buying food sustainably, and saving money whilst reducing your footprint are topics of discussion for 3 Saturdays. Come along to learn & share your tips…

Sustain-a-food cooking and buying food sustainably

Sat 23 May  11.30am - 12.30 pm Sat 30 May  .. Read more...

Earle Page Library & Education Centre, Pound Street, Grafton (map)
(02) 6641 0100

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Toolbox: A Parenting Festival

31st May 2015-
18th Jun 2015

 

The modern family of 2015 faces a wide range of challenges when negotiating the enjoyable, but often complex and stressful, world of parenthood. Events include Geoff Munro from the Australian Drug Foundation, Susan McLean an expert in growing up in an on.. Read more...

Venues across the Clarence Valley (map)
6643 0200

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Grafton Open Art Exhibition

6th Jun 2015-
8th Jun 2015

 

All visitors are invited to come and enjoy first class works of art and the opportunity to purchase any that appeal to them. There will be a wide range of sale prices, ranging from $10 to about $1000. Artists from students to adults are welcome to enter their artistic works. .. Read more...

Grafton High School Multi Purpose Centre, Fry Street Grafton (map)
0408 418 486

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Hotel 5 Truck & Ute Social Club Show & Shine

6th Jun 2015

 

The Hotel 5 Truck & Ute Social Club Show & Shine will be held at the Hotel 5 Armidale Road, South Grafton. As well as a great presentation of Trucks and Utes, some of the activities will include, wood chopping, a jumping castle, face painting and a tyre chan.. Read more...

Hotel 5, Armidale Road South Grafton (map)
(02) 6642 2555

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Richie Langford Winter Tour

12th Jun 2015

 

Blues and Roots, Singer Songwriter Richie Langford will be embarking on an east coast tour in June. Hitting the road with a new EP ‘Foot Stomp Blues’ Richie will be doing shows in regional towns as well as major centres. “I’m very much looking forward to getting out there and playi.. Read more...

Harwood Hotel, Harwood (map)
0431 598 068

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Clarence Valley Rummage & Craft Market

14th Jun 2015

 

A fantastic indoor markets featuring new, pre-loved, vintage, retro and unique handmade goods for sale. Entertainment, kids activities, food and refreshments also available. Open from 9am till 1pm. Read more...

Grafton Sports Centre, 300 Powell Street Grafton (map)
(02) 6643 1188

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SNEZ \\\'House on Four Wheels\\\' Tour

14th Jun 2015

 

Join SNEZ at Naked and Famous Pizza Bar, Sharing stories and songs from her new album 'House on Four Wheels'. 12 pm to 2 pm, and entry is free! Read more...

Naked & Famous Pizza Bar & Bites, Skinner Street South Grafton (map)
0450 959 917

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2015 NSW Longboard Titles - Yamba

17th Jun 2015-
20th Jun 2015

 

Hanging 5 or hanging 10, you’ll see it all at the 2015 State Longboard Titles in Yamba in June.  Five days of longboarding action in the gorgeous beachside town, claimed to be one of the first places in Australia where ‘surfing’ actually began.. Read more...

Beaches near Yamba (map)
(02) 9349 7055

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Formula Powerboats

20th Jun 2015-
21st Jun 2015

 

Formula powerboat racing returns to the Clarence River for 2015! Round Four of the Australian Formula Powerboat Grand Prix, "The Clash on the Clarence", is to be held on the scenic Clarence River at Grafton NSW on the weekend of 20th & 21st June.. Read more...

Memorial Park, Prince Street, Grafton (map)
0421 731 739

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Brooms Head 3Bs

28th Jun 2015

 

The Brooms Head 3Bs fun run takes place in June each year and raises funds for the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service. One of the very best courses in NSW, run over 5 and 10km through beautiful coastal scenery over bitumen, bush and beach. 

Organis.. Read more...

Brooms Head (map)
0418 302 465

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July Racing Carnival

2nd Jul 2015-
12th Jul 2015

 

Celebrate in Style with the Clarence River Jockey Club for the running of the Grafton Cup - the richest non-metropolitan carnival in Australia which attracts crowds in excess of 30,000. Special functions and extra entertainment are programmed into this exciting event with luncheons, dinners as well as .. Read more...

Powell Street, Grafton (map)
(02) 6642 2566

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Arts, Crafts & Quilts Exhibition 2015

3rd Jul 2015-
5th Jul 2015

 

The 50th Annual Art, Craft & Quilt Exhibition is back again for 2015! This year the show returns to the Gulmarrad Public School, with exhibitions including fine art, junior art, craft, creative needlework and photography. If you would like to enter a piece for judging, you can pick up an entry form from the Ferry Park Gallery or from.. Read more...

Gulmarrad Public School, Gulmarrad (map)
(02) 6645 3700

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Janet Seidel Jazz Trio

3rd Jul 2015

 

The award winning Janet Seidel Trio will be on a regional tour in June/July 2015 and visiting Grafton for one night only at the Criterion Theatre Oliver Street Grafton at 7:30pm. Smooth, sophisticated and stylish, the Janet Seidel Trio have a unique.. Read more...

Criterion Theatre, 149 Oliver Street Grafton (map)
0409 046 390

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Kingstudio - Wonderful Watercolours Workshop with Graham Marchant

11th Jul 2015-
12th Jul 2015

 

Explore the magical medium of watercolour painting with Graham Marchant.
Graham introduces you to all aspects of watercolour by demonstrating traditional techniques, highlighting the use of colour and transparent washes, coupled with a further examination of the broader vocabulary of watercolour painting and contemporary applications

Our 2 Day Course

Explore the magical medium of watercolour painting with Graham March.. Read more...

105 River Street, Maclean (map)
(02) 6645 2042 or 0432 719 402

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Grafton Country Music Roundup

28th Jul 2015-
3rd Aug 2015

 

Do you love traditional country music and bush balladry? Then make this a date! Performers from far and wide will be converging on the Clarence Valley to showcase their talents - singing their songs, playing their instruments and reciting their poetr.. Read more...

Grafton Greyhound Racing Club (map)
0407 299 908

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6th Annual Jacob Lollback Memorial Board Race Day

26th Sep 2015

 

The Jacob Lollback Memorial Board Race Day is held at Yamba’s Main Beach at the start of each season to commemorate the life of Jacob Lollback, who tragically drowned in a diving accident on the 22nd September 2009, at the age of 20. Starts 10am. Events:

  • Open Male and ..
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Yamba Main Beach (map)
0428664701

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Grafton Bridge to Bridge Ski Race

3rd Oct 2015-
4th Oct 2015

 

From its conception in 1973 with 27 competitors, the Grafton Bridge to Bridge Ski Race is now recognised as a leading event in the waterski racing calendar and a longstanding event in Grafton’s sporting fixtures on the long weekend in October. Com.. Read more...

Clarence River, Prince Street, Grafton (map)
0412 282 280

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Australian National Goanna Pulling Championships

4th Oct 2015

 

Two combatant’s face-off on all fours in a tug-o-war like contest for a cash prize with a thick leather strap tied between their heads. Enter on the day for your chance to win Great Cash prizes & heaps more. Over $5,200 up for grabs!
Men's & La.. Read more...

Wooli Sports Ground, Wooli (map)
0418 819 871 or 0407 257 285

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Surfing the Coldstream

16th Oct 2015-
18th Oct 2015

 

The 2015 festival will take place on Saturday 17th October, with entertainment from 9:00am to 10:00pm in Yamba’s CBD and Flinders Park. The festival is offered free of charge and is an alcohol-free, family-friendly outdoor event. The 8th edition of Surfing The Coldstream Festival will once again feature incredible perfo.. Read more...

Yamba CBD, Yamba (map)
0418 302 465

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Grafton To Inverell Cycle Race

24th Oct 2015

 

The Grafton to Inverell Cycle Classic – THE toughest one day cycling race in Australia!  Starting on the banks of the Clarence River in downtown Grafton and finishing a grueling 228km later in Inverell, after a scenic yet challenging ride over the.. Read more...


0408 092 592

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Clarence Valley Country Muster

26th Oct 2015-
1st Nov 2015

 

The muster is back! After the success of 2014, this year sees a cavalcade of guest artists performing, bringing you top quality country music to enjoy. Including: Tyson Colman, Clelia Admas, Errol Grey, Pete Smith, Kross Kut Showband, Dianne Coombes, Dale Duncan, Terry Gordon OAM, Lindsay Waddington, Surburban Country, Peter Coad & the.. Read more...

11 Coulters Lane, Calliope (Ulmarra) (map)
02 6644 8012 or 0432 741 947

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Grafton Jacaranda Festival

31st Oct 2015-
8th Nov 2015

 

Join Grafton in celebrating the oldest family floral event in Australia. Jacaranda Queen Crowning, the Grand Float Procession, and Venetian Carnival & firework display are some of the highlights of this event. Read more...

Grafton (map)
(02) 6642 3959

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Jacaranda Dragon Boat Races

31st Oct 2015-
1st Nov 2015

 

A spectacle usually seen only in metropolitan areas, the Jacaranda Dragon Boat Races held on the beautiful Clarence River in Grafton is the largest regional dragon boat event in New South Wales. With over 30 teams competing in a variety of categories.. Read more...


0401 634 414

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'An Afternoon at the Proms' with the Clarence Valley Orchestra & Chorus image

'An Afternoon at the Proms' with the Clarence Valley Orchestra & Chorus

1st Nov 2015

 

Based on the Proms’ Concert Series in London, you will hear the Clarence Valley Orchestra & Chorus conducted by their Artistic Director Greg Butcher, performing your Proms’ favourites just like the Royal Albert Hall in London, including ‘Land of Hope & Glory’, ‘Radetzk.. Read more...

Saraton Theatre, Grafton (map)
0409 046 390

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Yamba Rod Run

12th Nov 2015-
15th Nov 2015

 

Every year the small coastal town of Yamba at the mouth of the Clarence River plays host to hot rod enthusiasts from up and down the Australian east coast for the Yamba Rod Run. Some splendidly restored modern and vintage rods can be seen tootling a.. Read more...

Yamba & Coldstream Streets, Yamba (map)
(02) 6685 0107 or 0487 403 681

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Bridge to Breakers (Sailing)

14th Nov 2015-
15th Nov 2015

 

This event is co-hosted by Big River Sailing Club and Port of Yamba Yacht Club. Every year this event attracts a large number of competitors in all types of sailing craft. The river banks fill up with spectators on Saturday to see the boats sail from.. Read more...

Harwood to Yamba (map)
(02) 6645 5020

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Maclean/Lawrence Twilight Rodeo

28th Dec 2015

 

The Maclean Showground hosts an action packed evening with a full range of rodeo events such as Bull riding; Saddle Bronc riding, steer wrestling, team roping, ladies and junior events plus heaps more.  With live action replay, you’ll be able to s.. Read more...

Maclean Showground, Maclean (map)
0404 053 141

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Brooms Head Family Fun Day

1st Jan 2016

 

Dust off the excesses of the night before and join in with some family fun at Brooms Head. There are a multitude of races including sprints, distance, family relay, beach boat races, sandbag races, water carrying tug of war and the only place in Aust.. Read more...


(02) 6645 3599

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