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Weekend Activities!

Published: Wednesday, 19 September 2018 at 12:00:00 AM


Friday 21 to Monday 24 September 2018

It’s a long weekend … and it’s school holidays!

Check out the school holiday program at:

https://www.cgg.wa.gov.au/play/whats-on/school-holiday-program.aspx

Friday

Foreshore Film    

Panaceum Film on the Foreshore presents Tad the Lost Explorer, Stow Garden, Geraldton Foreshore outdoor screen from 6.00pm onwards FOC

Kids Disco            

Geraldton’s PCYC Mega Dance Disco, 105 Pass Street, ages 4-10 years disco from 5.00pm-6.00pm and ages 10-17 years disco from 6.30pm-8.00pm, entry includes chips and drink, $5

Live Music               

The Geraldton Hotel, 19 Gregory Street: Friday Fun with Tyler Fisher Trio from 7.00pm FOC

The Provincial, 167 Marine Terrace: Music 5:30pm street-side, 9.00pm in courtyard with Anne Williams FOC

Harbour View, Top Floor 87 Marine Terrace: Music on the Baby Grand with David Chandler

Saturday

Farmers Market   

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

Spring Markets    

Oakabella Homestead are hosting the Spring Markets with stalls and live music from Left of Line and Johnny David, 423 Starling Road, Bowes (approx. 35kms north Geraldton), 9.00am-3.00pm $2

Book Launch        

The Geraldton Regional Library will be hosting the book launch of Jay G Bee’s Love Behind the Lines series, 37 Marine Terrace, light refreshments provided, RSVP janeen.baxter@bigpond.com 10.30am-11.30am FOC

Improv Workshop

The Geraldton Regional Art Gallery presents Outcome Unknown Free-Improvisation Workshop, facilitating Perth improvisers sharing aspects of their practice, 24 Chapman Road, 2.00pm-4.00pm FOC

Outcome Unknown

The Geraldton Regional Art Gallery presents Outcome Unknown, an experimental music concert featuring Perth and Geraldton artists, 24 Chapman Road, 7.00pm-9.00pm FOC

Live Music               

The Geraldton Hotel, 19 Gregory Street: Live music from We Are Fisher from 7.00pm FOC

The Provincial, 167 Marine Terrace: Live music from 9.00pm FOC

Sunday

Railway Market    

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

Bushwalk                 

Join a guided walk along the Chapman River with a great diversity of plants, birds and insects along the river, please wear appropriate clothing and shoes, 2.00pm- 4.00pm meeting at the carpark end of Fairfax Road FOC

Midwest Show’n’Shine

Car show, variety of makes and models held in conjunction with the Denison Foreshore Sprint, trade and food stalls, Port Denison (approx. 65kms south Geraldton), 9.00am-4.00pm $10

Live Music               

The Geraldton Hotel, 19 Gregory Street: Live music with Mack from 5.00pm FOC

Burnt Barrel Outback Brewbq: 305 Nanson-Howatharra Road: Live music from Jasmine Gannaway

Monday (Public Holiday)

Game Zone          

Spawn Point Video Game Zone, enjoy playing competitive games in a friendly environment at the Geraldton Multipurpose Centre, Geraldton Foreshore, 10.00am-4.00pm, ages 12-17 years FOC

Over the Long Weekend

Abba Display at the Geraldton Visitor Centre – NEW!!!

To celebrate the upcoming Sunshine Festival with tribute band Abba-Fab, the Geraldton Visitor Centre will display Abba: The Private Collection, an assortment of memorabilia from a local Abba fan, on show during the school holidays, 246 Marine Terrace, Mon-Fri 9.00am to 5.00pm, Sat & Sun 9.00am-1.00pm FOC

Museum of Geraldton

Fun kids activities at Museum of Geraldton including Discover Dinosaurs $3, Head to Tail $2, Feet & Claws $2, Mesozoic Zone Activity Corner FOC, and Museum Trails $3, Museum Place, available throughout the day 9.30am-3.00pm

Exhibition at the Greenough Museum and Gardens

Brides and Weddings Revisited, display of wedding gowns and outfits from the past to present with memorabilia, photographs and stories, Greenough Museum and Gardens, Brand Highway, open 9.00am-3.30pm daily small entry fee to museum applies

And there's so much more!!!

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 - Thurs 2.30pm, (no Sat tour this weekend), 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 9.00am-12.00pm, Tours Tue & Thurs at 2:00pm 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 Museum 100 East Tce, Nanson, open Sun-Tues & Thurs-Fri 1.00pm-4.00pm, Wed 9.00am-3.00pm and Sat 9.00am-12.00pm Donations welcome

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

Oakabella Homestead 423 Starling Road, tours 10.00am & 2.00pm Fees apply

Forecast

Friday          Max 27, sunny

Saturday     Max 27, mostly sunny

Sunday        Max 25, 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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