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Weekend Activities!

Published: Wednesday, 23 May 2018 at 10:55:12 AM


Friday 25 to Sunday 27 May, 2018

Friday

Outdoor Movie    

Panaceum Group presents Paddington 2, Stow Gardens foreshore at 6.00pm FOC

Fine Wine & Dine 

Salt Dish presents Fine Wine & Dine, Justin Lazenby takes you on a fine wine journey while chef Csaba Sekkeo serves a four course delight, 35 Marine Terrace from 6.30pm, bookings essential 9964 6030 $125 per person

Event                        

The Queens Park Theatre presents A Fine Romance: The Magic of Fred Astaire, a tribute to the most famous dancer of all time, 75 Cathedral Avenue, 7.30pm, tickets via http://qpt.cgg.wa.gov.au/ Tickets from $20-$45

Live Music               

The Geraldton Hotel, 19 Gregory Street: Friday Fun, music from the Midnight Jokers, from 7.00pm FOC

All Weekend - Big Sky Readers and Writers Festival 2018

Guests include author Shokoofeh Azar, beloved Australian cartoonist Michael Leuing, children’s author/illustrator Alison Lest, and Yamaji visual artist/poet Charmaine Green, plus more! Various venues around Geraldton from Friday 25 – Sunday 27 May Some events are free, some ticketed, see program for details https://library.cgg.wa.gov.au/big-sky-program-2018.aspx 

Saturday

Farmers Market   

Paddock to plate. Local fresh produce, Maitland Park on Maitland St, from 8.00am-12.00pm

Diving                 

Batavia Coast Dive & Watersports is offering two activities! A PADI open water shore dive at Point Moore, fees apply, and a four-hour PADI free-diving course from 8.30am $299, 118 North West Coastal Highway, for more information phone 9921 4229 or email info@bcda.com.au

Market Day         

Annual Market Day at Oakabella Homestead, over 65 stalls, live music, fun activities for the kids, homestead tours 10.00am & 2.00pm, tearooms open, 423 Starling Road, Bowes, 9.00am-3.00pm, entry to markets $2

Meet the Artist    

Join artist Erica Faith Lansley for A Morning with the Artist, last chance to see ‘The World is a Circle’ exhibition, at the Studio Lounge at The Gerald, 25 Cathedral Avenue, 10.00am-11.00am FOC

Drive-In               

Dongara Denison Drive-In presents ‘The Avengers – Infinity War’, cnr Leander Dve & Ridley St, gates open 5.00pm, movie starts 7.00pm, hot food available before movie Adults $10, Kids $5

Event                        

The Queens Park Theatre presents Absolutely Flawless: A Clown’s Odyssey the story of a giant-hearted introvert overcoming awkwardness to become a performer in Cirque du Soleil, 75 Cathedral Avenue, 7.30pm, tickets via http://qpt.cgg.wa.gov.au/ Tickets from $15-$25

Live Music               

The Geraldton Hotel, 19 Gregory Street: The Midnight Jokers from 7.00pm FOC    

Cutler & Smith, 41 Chapman Road: Blue Child Collective ‘Wake Up to the Sound’ single launch tour, 8.00pm-11.00pm for tickets and information bluechildcollective.com $15

Sunday

Railway Market    

Geraldton Railway Station 8.00am-12.00pm. Local produce, cooked foods, homemade goods!

Diving                 

Batavia Coast Dive & Watersports is offering an open water shore dive at Point Moore, fees apply, for details phone 9921 4229 or email info@bcda.com.au 

Longboat             

Enjoy a sail on the replica Batavia longboat (weather permitting) at 11.00am, 1.00pm & 3.00pm at the Batavia Marina in front of the Museum of Geraldton By donation

Museum              

Chapman Valley Museum, Chapman Valley Rd, Nanson, open Sunday 1pm to 4pm. Donations welcome

Free Talk             

Are you a collector or a hoarder? When does collecting become hoarding? This free talk with tea and coffee provided is brought to you by the Greenough Museum and Gardens, 11 Phillips Road, Greenough from 2.30pm-3.30pm, for more information please phone Gary Martin on 9926 1890 FOC

Live Music               

Burnt Barrel: 305 Nanson-Howatharra Road: Sunday Session with Jeremiah Johnson from 12.00pm

Over the Weekend

HMAS Sydney II Memorial Tours 10.30am daily, memorial site located on Gummer Avenue FOC, donations welcome

Museum of Geraldton, Museum Place Open daily 9.30am-3.00pm, guided tour 11.30am, Museum Place EBD

Monsignor Hawes Heritage Centre Cathedral Avenue, open daily 10.00am-4.00pm Donations welcome

St Francis Xavier Cathedral Tour Cathedral Ave, Fri 4.00pm & Sun 2.30pm, tickets Monsignor Hawes Centre $5.00 per person

Geraldton Regional Art Gallery 24 Chapman Rd, Mon-Sat 10.00am-4.00pm FOC, donations welcome

Old Gaol & Craft Centre 84 Chapman Rd, Mon-Fri 10.00am-3.30pm, Sat 10.00am-12.00pm, self-guided (tours Tues & Thurs) EBD

Central Greenough Settlement Brand Hwy & McCartney Rd, Mon-Fri 9.00am-4.00pm, Sat-Sun 8.00am self-guided

Greenough Museum and Gardens 11 Phillips Road, open daily 9.00am-3.30pm $5.00 per person, kids free

Greenough Wildlife & Bird Park 174 Company Road, open daily (except Wed) 10.00am-5.00pm Fees apply

Chapman Valley Fishing Park 388 Hickety Road, Nabawa, open Sat-Sun 9.30am-4.00pm Fees apply

Oakabella Homestead 423 Starling Road, open daily (except Wed) 9.00am-4.00pm, tours 10.00am & 2.00pm Fees apply

Forecast

Friday          Max 22, possible thunderstorm

Saturday     Max 23, possible shower

Sunday        Max 24, mostly sunny


For tides and fishing conditions visit www.tides4fishing.com.

FOC - Free of Charge     EBD - Entry by Donation

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The Geraldton Visitor Centre brings the Weekend Activities to you. Please email GVCmembers@cgg.wa.gov.au for your community event to be included, deadline Tuesdays 5pm.

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