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Jacaranda Queen Candidate Fundraisers

2nd Jun 2015-
31st Oct 2015

 

Over the next 4 months there will be a raft of events & fundraisers happening across Grafton and the Clarence in support of the Jacaranda Festival Queen Candidates. For more information on these fundraisers, you can check the Jacaranda Festival website at Read more...


(02) 6642 3959

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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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5 Writers, 5 Days, 5 Towns

1st Aug 2015-
5th Aug 2015

 

Following the success of the inaugural 2014 Five Writers Road trip, Byron Bay Writers Festival is going back on the road. Once again the 555 Road Trip will send five writers to five towns in five days, bringing a flavour of BBWF to book lovers throughout the Northern Rivers region.  All events are FREE, please find a detailed program below. The 555 will hold author events at libraries, schools, pubs and clubs, finishing at the beautiful Tweed Regional Gallery in Murwillumbah. This year’s 555 Trippers are: Mark Dapin, award winning author and columnist; Chris Flynn, novelist, critic and felinologist; Lian Hearn, best-selling author of the Tales of O.. Read more...


0432 922 381

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The 2015

1st Aug 2015-
30th Aug 2015

 

The Irons Prize is an annual prize awarded to the artwork that best articulates the theme. The $1000 prize will be awarded to the artwork which best articulates this year's theme - SMOKE. Entries are welcome up to A4 size (including the frame) in .. Read more...

Irons & Craig, 29 Coldstream Street Yamba (map)
(02) 6646 1258

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Mexican Night

4th Aug 2015

 

Jacaranda Queen Candidate Leah Wallace will be holding her first official fundraiser to support her quest to become the Jacaranda Queen with a Mexican Night at the South Grafton Bowling Club. Cost is $40 per person which includes a 2 course meal. Th.. Read more...

South Grafton Bowling Club, 1 Spring Street South Grafton (map)
0422 653 135

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Lower Clarence Charity Masked Ball

8th Aug 2015

 

The Masked Charity Ball is a major event for the Lower Clarence Relay For Life Committee and a huge amount of effort is going into making this gala event for the people of the Lower Clarence area, which was a huge success last year! Tickets can be purchased from the.. Read more...

Yamba Golf & Country Club, River Street Yamba (map)
(02) 6646 2104

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Yamba Veterans Week Of Golf

9th Aug 2015-
14th Aug 2015

 

Yamba Veterans Week of Golf attracts in the vicinity of 220 golfers to the district. While attending the week of golf, players avail themselves of many of the sightseeing attractions in the Clarence Valley including visiting the nearby townships of .. Read more...

Yamba Golf Club, River Street Yamba (map)
(02) 6645 8145 or 0417 673 723

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High Tea - A Jacaranda Queen Candidate Fundraiser

23rd Aug 2015

 

Jacaranda Queen Candidate Leah Wallace will be hosting a High Tea at Vines at 139 to support her quest to become the Jacaranda Queen. There will be raffles, entertainment, a guest speaker, finger foods and of course tea! Cost is $30 per person. For any enquiries, please contact Leah on 0422 .. Read more...

Vines at 139, 139 Fitzroy Street Grafton (map)
0422 653 135

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Clarence Valley Camp Oven Cooking Festival

28th Aug 2015-
30th Aug 2015

 

Do you have what it takes to become the inaugural winner of the Camp Oven Cook Off Competition? Come and join us for some good 'ole fashioned family fun at the Clarence Valley Camp Oven Festival. You'll be spoilt for choice in entertainment with our budding bush poet competition, our busking competition, .. Read more...

Nymboida Canoe Centre, 3520 Armidale Road Nymboida (map)
(02) 6649 4155

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Gallery Foundation Dinner and Art in the Paddock Events

29th Aug 2015-
30th Aug 2015

 

Artists and art lovers are invited to dinner and art in the Paddock This year there are two events, Dinner in Paddock 29 August from 6pm and Art in the Paddock on 30 August 10am to 4pm Dinner in the Paddock is a ticketed event at $110 per person available in early.. Read more...

Turtle Creek, Nr Alumy Creek (map)
6642 3177

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Coffs Harbour Centenary of Rail Commemorative Train Ride

31st Aug 2015

 

To celebrate the 100 year Anniversary of the first train that rolled through Coffs Harbour, a special steam train ride to Casino will happen from the South Grafton Train Station on this day. Leaving from South Grafton at 10:30am and winding it's way.. Read more...

Grafton Railway Station, Crisp Ave South Grafton (map)
0427 912 861

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Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase

10th Sep 2015

 

The Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase will be tearing up the freeways of Australia for the third year in a row, featuring the crème de la crème of the 2015 Festival right on your doorstep! Boasting a line-up of the best local and international comic.. Read more...

Saraton Theatre, Prince Street Grafton (map)
(02) 6642 1633

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Copmanhurst Campdraft

25th Sep 2015-
27th Sep 2015

 

Join in the fun of this free to spectate campdraft.  Hot food available and music on Saturday night with the Cowcutter Open Draft.   Campdraft for all ages with multiple events for:

  • Open
  • Novice
  • Maiden
  • Encouragement
  • Ladies
  • Junior and Juv..
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Copmanhurst (map)
0422 000 173

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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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Quota Int. of Lower Clarence Craft Fair

26th Sep 2015-
27th Sep 2015

 

Quota International of Lower Clarence is hosting their 12th Annual Craft Fair to be held at the Yamba Bowling Club on the Saturday (9am to 3pm) and Sunday (9am to 4pm).

With over 30 stalls full of amazing crafts there will be lots to see and do.

Great early .. Read more...

Yamba Bowling Club, 44 Wooli Street, Yamba (map)
0400 501 347

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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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Culture on the Clarence Community Fair

25th Oct 2015

 

Culture on the Clarence is a community festival showcasing the amazing local talent of the Clarence Valley in Northern New South Wales. Come and join us at one of the first events for the 81st Annual Jacaranda Festival, Culture on the Clarence is a .. Read more...

Skinner Street, South Grafton (map)
(02) 6642 3959

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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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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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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' 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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Troy Cassar-Daley 'A BIG Country' Swing & Big Band

13th Nov 2015

 

Multi award winning Australian country music artist, TROY CASSAR-DALEY will stage several exclusive swing and big band shows at selected venues across Australia in 2015. Named aptly “A Big Country”, Troy will be accompanied by a big band ensemble compr.. Read more...

Saraton Theatre, Prince Street Grafton (map)
(02) 6642 1633

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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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Strassman's

Strassman's "iTedE"

18th Nov 2015

 

Strassman returns with a brand new show filled with an evening of hilarious comedy and side-splitting antics from Ted E. Bare, Chuck Wood, and their crazy friends. It's hilarious! Funny and clever! A great night out! One Night Only! Wednesday 18th .. Read more...

Saraton Theatre, Prince Street Grafton (map)
(02) 6642 1633

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Simply Handmade & Vintage Markets

29th Nov 2015

 

9am to 2pm. Read more...

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

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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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Yamba Triathlon Festival

27th Feb 2016-
28th Feb 2016

 

YAMBA is becoming NSW's own North Coast festival with a difference! The festival is held over 2 days with an event distance for all, with a Kids Miniman, popular beginners distance Enticer Triathlon, new Enforcer distance as well as the Sprint and Standard distance triathlon events. With stylish village charm, pristine beaches, national parks and award winning restaurants.. Read more...

Ford Park, Yamba (map)
(02) 4423 7775

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112th Maclean Highland Gathering

25th Mar 2016-
26th Mar 2016

 

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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PLUNGE 2016

26th Mar 2016-
26th Apr 2016

 

Clarence Valley Council is proud to present plunge 2016 and invite everyone to celebrate local arts, culture and creativity. We have jam-packed plunge 2016 with opportunities for locals and visitors to soak up the many cultural experiences on offer .. Read more...


(02) 6645 0231

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