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Arts & Culture
Kids looking for something to do these school holidays? Want to get them away from screens? The annual Eurobodalla Mayor’s...
Community
The Australian Red Cross is looking for volunteers in Snowy Monaro to step up in times of trouble and distress...
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Lake Light Sculpture, Banjo Paterson Park, Jindabyne, April 19 to 22 Lake Light Sculpture is an inspiring outdoor sculpture event set...
Tilba Easter Festival celebrates a rich and colourful community
Arts & Culture
Tilba is famous for many things, this tiny town of 400 people packs a punch. European settlers moved in during the 1850's, the unique character of that time still lives, Tilba is the only town in Australia to be fully heritage declared by the National Trust. The farming influence that flowed from those pioneers still inspires people like Nic and...
Four Winds – doing what the Opera House can’t this weekend
Arts & Culture
Easter on the Far South Coast has a sound. It's not just the cranking of the Batemans Bay Bridge going up and down, the Bell Miner birds of Tathra or the shouts of a fisherman reeling one in at Snug Cove, its the sound of world-class musicians gathered in the bush at Bermagui. Four Winds takes flight on Good Friday,...
Eurobodalla ranger patrols increase on beaches over Easter
News
Holidaymakers aren't the only ones on Eurobodalla beaches over the Easter break, with Council stepping up ranger patrols in preparation for new 'dogs on beaches' rules. Rangers performed 2,384 patrols of Eurobodalla beaches between December 1 and January 31. Eurobodalla Shire Council says the high profile is a response to community advice during Council’s Companion Animal Management Plan review last...
Perfect timing for Australian music legends to combine at Folk Festival
What's On
The timing could not have been better for a gig titled Songs For Times Like These involving two of Australia's most prominent singer-songwriters whose thumbs have been dipped in political tar. John Schumann and Shane Howard - or as Schumann calls them, two opinionated grumpy old blokes who refuse to shut up - will bring a catalogue of songs to...
Snowy wildlife carers ready for winter, what can you do to help?
News
The sound of chainsaws over the weekend and the steady rise of smoke from household chimneys is yet another reminder that winter is approaching. Some parts of the region have already had a taste of the snow season ahead, and it won't be long before the bulk of the one million people who visit the Snowy Mountains each year start...
Innovative design guru in Bega for one brilliant session this Monday night
Business
Anyone interested in innovation, sustainability, invention, and design, and how to get communities thriving with ideas should get themselves to the Bega Civic Centre on Monday (April 15) for a one-off opportunity. Innovative design guru Aly Khalifa will enlighten and excite Bega for an hour or so, as he discusses, encourages and inspires us towards, an ‘Inventive Culture’. Aly will...
More April holiday options in South East NSW…
Best of Region
In the second installment of our April tour of the region, Lisa Herbert uncovers some spectacular scenery and activities, for the whole family and for solitude seekers, not too far from home... Tanja Lagoon Camp Address: 142 Haighs Rd, Tanja Ph: 02 6494 0123 Website/bookings here Tanja Lagoon Camp is a luxurious bush haven deep in the Mimosa Rocks National...
Forget chocolate eggs this Easter, Sapphire Coast foodies have so much more to offer…
Food & Wine
Oscar Wilde said the best way to deal with craving was to yield to it. Some of us crave chocolate and yield constantly, however, there are others amongst us (stronger than me!) who can restrain themselves. We are surrounded by chocolate at Easter time, mostly in the shape of an egg. The Easter egg phenomenon has a mixed history, at...
Artists invited to show at The Bas in 2020
Arts & Culture
The newly opened Basil Sellers Exhibition Centre at Moruya, AKA The Bas, is now seeking expressions of interest from artists looking to exhibit in 2020. Eurobodalla Shire Council’s Arts Coordinator Indi Carmichael said new exhibitions at The Bas were programmed in monthly time slots. “There are 12 slots all up, with each show running for three to four weeks,” she said....
Contemporary Canadian folk to play Dalgety Hall this Saturday
Arts & Culture
The small halls that dot the dusty roads and green valleys of South East New South Wales add an element of built charm to the natural landscape that surrounds them, they also form the foundations of the rich cultural offerings of the region. There's a magic that stirs in these small, intimate, much loved and often fought for venues that...
Busy start to school holidays – what’s on this weekend
What's On
The About Regional team have put together a list of events, exhibitions and activities for the first weekend of the April school holidays, indoor and outdoor, wet and dry, sporty or not – something to stimulate everyone… Refugees visiting Merimbula and Pambula, Thursday 11th to Sunday 14th April The first of three weekend visits this year by refugee groups to the...
Calling all buskers to Narooma for May 25 champs, $10,000 in prizes
Arts & Culture
“Buskers from Katoomba to Mallacoota have said they intend taking part, but we urge them to please register soon,” says Lynda Ord from the Narooma Busking Championships. $10,000 in prize money in on the line at this year's regional busking final on Saturday, May 25, with online entries, open until May 11. The Narooma Busking Championships are one of the key...
Champagne bus bound for last hoorah
Arts & Culture
In cars with fogged-up windows by the road's edge from Goulburn to Crookwell they wait excitedly for Desley Rowley’s champagne coach. The bus stops for ticket-holders to Crookwell Amateur Dramatic Society’s music hall productions. The 56-seater has a bottomless glass of champagne, served with Desley’s famous Cote d’Or chocolates and fresh strawberries. Theatre-goers from Sydney, Wollongong and Canberra climb aboard...
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