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PLUNGE 2015

26th Mar 2015-
26th Apr 2015

 

Clarence Valley Council is proud to present plunge 2015 and invite everyone to celebrate local arts, culture and creativity. We have jam-packed plunge 2015 with opportunities for locals and visitors to soak up the many cultural experiences on offer right across the Clarence Valley. The plunge guide (see links below) wil.. Read more...

Various venues in the Clarence Valley (map)
(02) 6645 0231

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Beneath Gallipoli Exhibition

28th Mar 2015-
3rd May 2015

 

WWI broke out on a largely innocent world. Given that this year marks the 100th Anniversary of Anzac the Yamba Museum is drawing us back into this horrendous time in history to be seen and understood from a new and different perspective. The Beneath.. Read more...

Yamba Museum, River Street Yamba (map)
(02) 6646 1399

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111th Maclean Highland Gathering

3rd Apr 2015-
4th Apr 2015

 

The Scottish town in Australia comes alive to the sounds of bag pipes and drums for this 2 day festival of music, dancing and competitive Scottish sport. This festival has it all, a Ceilidh, a parade of pipe bands, highland games and market stalls. Contact: Bob MacPherson - (02) 6645 2887 Read more...

Maclean (map)
(02) 6645 2887

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Wild About Wooli 2015 Art Show

3rd Apr 2015-
5th Apr 2015

 

The Wild About Wooli Art Show is an annual event held the Easter long weekend showcasing art from the local coastal regions. ENTRIES NOW OPEN! Best of Show - $150  |  Highly Commended - $100  |  People's Choice - $100  |  Packer's Prize - $30  | Under 12's prize THEME: Coastal Inspired (Paintings, works on pap.. Read more...

Wooli Hotel/Motel, Wooli Road, Wooli (map)
0407 454 322

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For The Love of Dance - Dance Camp

6th Apr 2015-
17th Apr 2015

 

Come join the fun of 5 awesome dance classes over 5 days in the Easter school holidays!

Choose your location, Grafton or Yamba.

Choose your style or do them all! Hip Hop, Bollywood, Indonesian, Funky Hop Hop, Afro Cuban Rhythms, Circus Skills, Cheer Leading, Egyptian, Irish and Michael Jackson's Thriller dance.

5 - 18 years of age. Parents and dance lovers also.. Read more...

Grafton & Yamba (map)
0413 137 736

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School Holiday Activities at Grafton Shoppingworld

7th Apr 2015-
18th Apr 2015

 

Over the Easter School Holidays Grafton Shoppingworld will be holding a number of events to keep the kids entertained, including:

Week 1 - Studio 1 presents Cinderella Fairy Tale (featuring the Easter Bunny)

Tuesday 7th April - Saturday 11th April 11am - Daily Cinderella Show
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Grafton Shoppingworld, Grafton (map)
6642 7770

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History of Clarence Valley Volunteers from WWI

11th Apr 2015-
26th May 2015

 

Come and join us to celebrate our Clarence Valley Volunteers in this unique exhibition at Schaeffer House. The exhibition will feature the history of Clarence Valley volunteers from World War I and in particular the Northern River Lancers. Admission.. Read more...

Schaeffer House, 190 Fitzroy Street, Grafton (map)
(02) 6642 5212

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Fay Boyd's Fine Art School Grafton

12th Apr 2015-
16th Apr 2015

 

The Fay Boyd Fine Art School will be held at the Grafton High School from Sunday April 12 to Thursday April 16, 2015 inclusive. This small boutique art school has been carefully designed by Fay for professional tuition for the beginner through to the advanced artist in Visua.. Read more...

Cnr Oliver & Mary Streets, Grafton (map)
02 6643 1528 or 0428 180 754

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Simply Handmade Markets

12th Apr 2015

 

Yamba's Simply Handmade Market is now becoming a Simply Handmade & Vintage Market. Our next market will be on Sunday 12th April, 2015 and will be open to the public from 9.00am until 2.00pm. Yamba’s Simply Handmade & Vintage Markets aims to be a high quality market showcasing local talented craf.. Read more...

Raymond Laurie Sports Centre, 78 Angourie Road Yamba (map)
0487 111 862

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R&B Night

17th Apr 2015

 

Oppy Entertainment presents

R&B NIGHT

Saturday 17th April at Roches Family Hotel with the Hottest R&B from Old School to New with Special Guest: DJ Brock FREE entry all night. DJ starts from about 8.30pm. NOTE: This is an 18+ only event... Read more...

Roches Family Hotel, 85 Victoria Street, Grafton (map)
(02) 6642 2866

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Cedar and Steam Art Exhibition

17th Apr 2015-
18th Apr 2015

 

Displays include: painting, drawing, fibre art, photography, 3D sculpture and Special Category: The Spirit of ANZAC Official Opening: 6pm on April 17 9am to 3pm Saturday 18th April Entry by gold coin donation. Read more...

Glenreagh Memorial Hall (map)
(02) 6649 2136 or (02) 6649 2139

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Anzac Commemoration Services in the Clarence Valley

19th Apr 2015-
25th Apr 2015

 

RAMORNIE   (Sun 19 April 2015) A pilgrimage to the Ramornie Cenotaph, Gwydir Highway will take place on Sunday 19 April 2015 A bus will leave the Grafton District Services Club at 10.00am and the South Grafton Ex-Servicemen’s Club at 10.15am for those wishing to attend, with the service commencing at 10.55am. Contact Eric Lynn 6642 6786 by 16 April for bus bookings.  Contact:         Hon Secretary Ron Ritchie on 0402 339 590 COPMANHURST (Fri 24 April 2015) 8.00am      Service commencing at the Copmanhurst Cenotaph 8.15am     Commencement of the Centenary of Anzac Light Horse Enlistment Re-enactment Horse Ride from the Rest Point Hotel.  Contact:   Hon Secretary Denis Benfield on 0412 410 474 ANZAC LIGHT HORSE ENLISTMENT RE-ENACTMENT HORSE RIDE (Fri 24 April 2015) The Centenary of Anzac Light Horse Enlistment Re-enactment Horse Ride will depart from the Rest Point Hotel Copmanhurst at approximately 8.15am, via Clarence Way and Junction Hill to the Grafton Showground, arriving approxi.. Read more...



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Allies of War

19th Apr 2015

 

Accent Productions Presents Allies of War & The Concert Party - A Salute to Our Diggers! Clarence Valley Orchestra & Chorus with Guest Artists Two Performances Only - 2:00pm & 7:00pm Sunday 19th April 2015. After their inaugural and very successful An Afternoon at The Proms Concert at th.. Read more...

Saraton Theatre, Prince Street, Grafton (map)
0409 046 390

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Feast in the Field

19th Apr 2015

 

Join 6 of Clarence Valley's renowned Local Chefs; each presenting one of a six course degustation. The tapas style cuisine is prepared on site, from local, organic and native food. Presented by Organic Matters, Ecobag Media and Debrah Novak Media PR Events Creative & Training; held at the picturesque Solum Farm Mororo. The event promotes and educates participants in the value of local and native food as well as the challenges and triumphs that local farmers face when growing the food we eat. Featuring acclaimed indigen.. Read more...

291 Mororo Road, Mororo (map)

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Maclean Agricultural Show

21st Apr 2015-
22nd Apr 2015

 

This fun family event is held over 2 days. Events include: sideshows, equestrian events, sales displays, floral and fruit exhibits and food stalls. The Show also has exhibits in craft, beef cattle, vegetables, poultry, cooking, caged birds and photog.. Read more...

Maclean Showground, Cameron Street, Maclean (map)
0487 140 572

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Anzac High Tea

26th Apr 2015

 

Enjoy a delightful afternoon at the Grafton Regional Gallery by joining us at the 2015 High Tea with Friends. Starts at 2.30pm on Sunday 26 April. Book at the gallery or phone (02) 6642 3177 by 17th April. $30 ticket or $25 if you are a Friend of the Galle.. Read more...

Grafton Regional Gallery, 158 Fitzroy Street, Grafton (map)
(02) 6642 3177

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Grafton Agricultural Show

1st May 2015-
2nd May 2015

 

A great place to take the kids or your friends to this fun packed 2 day event. Features of the show include sideshows, food stalls, exhibitions, farm displays, equestrian events, trotting and the Grafton Show Girl Quest.

 

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Grafton Showground, Prince Street, Grafton (map)
(02) 6642 2240

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Mothers Day Classic

10th May 2015

 

This Mother's Day, why not get out and participate in the Yamba Mothers Day Classic? The Mothers Day Classic is a fun run around Yamba to help not only celebrate Mothers Day, but also to raise funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. There are 3 different events that you can participate in: 2km walk, or a 5.. Read more...

Ford Park, Yamba Street Yamba (map)
6646 3465

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U15 Boys State Hockey Championships

22nd May 2015-
24th May 2015

 

Grafton loves hockey and hockey loves Grafton … head to Fisher Park (better  known as Hockey Central) to see the best of our state play in the U15 Boys State Championships. Teams from near and far will visit Grafton for the weekend and do their .. Read more...

Grafton Hockey Centre, Oliver Street Grafton (map)
0400 888 785

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Tour de Woodford

24th May 2015

 

The Rotary Club of Maclean began The Tour de Woodford in 2008 as a way of bringing the community of the Clarence Valley together in a way that gave not only families and individuals the opportunity to have a great time together, but encourage the more competitive rider to pace themselves against their fellow cyclist on one of two open road course, 25km or .. Read more...

Woodford Island (map)
0419 638 553

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Yamba Writers Festival

29th May 2015-
31st May 2015

 

The 2015 Yamba Writers' Festival aims to establish a level of excellence in the field of contemporary literature, with presentations of works from leading Australian writers. This year's program is being extended to include two workshops on Friday 29th May. FEATURED.. Read more...

Yamba Public School, Angourie Road, Yamba (map)

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South Grafton Truck & Ute Shine Show

6th Jun 2015

 

The South Grafton Truck and Ute Shine Show 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 changing competiti.. Read more...

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

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Brooms Head 3Bs

14th 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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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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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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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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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 Coad Sisters, Pe.. 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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An Afternoon at The Proms

1st Nov 2015

 

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Saraton Theatre, Grafton (map)
0409 046 390

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