6 January 2023

Seven things to do in the region this week (6 – 12 January)

| Evelyn Karatzas
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Catch two comedy shows that are hitting the region this week – Arj Barker and Lehmo. Photo: Arj Barker, Facebook.

Christmas is over and the new year is finally here, and that means it’s time to get back into a routine while keeping up that social life of course!

If you’re looking for some fun things to do this week to start the year off right, there are two comedians that will have you laughing your socks off, a Lego exhibition, two live music performances, a painting class, a circus to see and more.

What will you choose to do with your family and friends first?

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Prepare to laugh your socks off at Tilly’s in Wagga. Photo: Lehmo, Facebook.

Riverina Comedy Club – Lehmo!

When: Friday 6 January, 7:30 to 10 pm
Where: Tilly’s, 109 Baylis St, Wagga Wagga
Cost: Tickets are from $25, and can be purchased here.

One of Australia’s most experienced and popular comedians, Lehmo, is coming to Wagga Wagga this Friday evening.

His work has been performed at comedy clubs for more than 15 years and he has performed all around the globe, in places such as the USA, the UK, Ireland, South Africa, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Thailand.

Lehmo is a comedian you won’t want to miss – book now before the tickets are sold out.


The Brick Show is coming to Batemans Bay this January. Photo: WhatsOnEurobodalla.

Batemans Bay Brick Show

When: Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 January, from 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Batemans Bay Soldiers Club, 6 Beach Rd, Batemans Bay
Cost: Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased here.

The second annual Brick Show is coming to Batemans Bay Soldiers Club this January with a two-day event showcasing all things LEGO.

People should expect to see lots of new models, more tables of LEGO displays, stalls where people can purchase LEGO sets and interactive areas where kids are given the opportunity to get creative and build LEGO.

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Come and listen to Sam Stevenson’s soulful voice at Soul Space in Batemans Bay. Photo: Eventbrite.

Sam Stevenson at Soul Space

When: Saturday 7 January, 5 to 9 pm
Where: 55 Beach Road, Batemans Bay
Cost: Tickets are $30 and can be purchased here.

If you’re looking to spend an evening listening to live music, South Coast musician Sam Stevenson is coming to Soul Space for a special performance.

With doors opening from 5 pm, audiences will be blown away by Sam’s soulful voice. He will perform a combination of musical genres, including acoustic, folk, rock and blues, for a two-hour set.

Hot food, cold food and coffee will also be available for purchase until 6:30 pm. Book now so you don’t miss out.

Mount Fuji

Bring along your friends and family and come and channel your inner Picasso this weekend and paint Mount Fuji. Photo: Pinot and Picasso.

Pinot and Picasso- Mount Fuji

When: Sunday 8 January, 3 to 6 pm
Where: Pinot & Picasso, 73A Baylis St Wagga Wagga
Cost: Tickets are $59, and can be purchased here.

Are you feeling artsy and looking for something fun to do with your friends and family on a Sunday evening? Pinot and Picasso in Wagga is hosting a special painting class which will transport you to Japan as you paint the famous Mount Fuji. Aimed towards 18-year-olds and up, you’ll have all the art supplies provided – just bring your booze and your buddies and get ready to paint like Picasso.

Louise James Duo

The Louise James Duo will be showcasing a free performance this weekend in Goulburn. Photo: Total Sound entertainment.

Louise James Duo

When: Sunday 8 January, from 4 pm
Where: Tattersalls Bar, 76 Auburn Street, Goulburn
Cost: Free.

Coming to the beer garden at Tatts Bar this weekend is the Lousie James Duo.

They combine their talents and experience and have performed more than 1000 times together since becoming a duo. After touring with multiple, well known Australian names, and performing at the Opera House, entertainment centres, theatres, pubs, hotels, weddings and more, their versatile range of music has been a crowd favourite all over the nation.

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Come and learn new tricks with Warehouse Circus these school holidays. Photo: Warehouse Circus Inc.

Warehouse Circus workshop and show

When: Monday 9 January, 10 am to 1 pm
Where: Gundaroo Memorial Hall, 52 Cork Street, Gundaroo
Cost: Free, reserve your spot here.

If your kids are aged 12 to 16 and looking for something fun to do these school holidays, Warehouse Circus is here to help. They are putting on a special show – The Circus Garden Gnomes. The four garden gnomes do more than just garden, they juggle, flip, balance and will have you rolling in the aisle. They will also be doing a separate workshop, in which they encourage kids to wear loose fitting clothes that they can move in to be able to participate.


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See Arj Barker perform at the Bay Pavilions. Photo: Alist.

Arj Barker, live in Batemans Bay

When: Tuesday 10 January, 8 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Bay Pavilions, 12 Vesper St, Batemans Bay NSW
Cost: Tickets are from $49.90 and can be purchased here.

Popular Australian comedy star Arj Barker is coming to the Bay Pavilions this January for another fun night full of entertainment and laughter.

Arj is best known for his appearances on Flight of the Concords, The Project and Just for Laughs. After performing regular sell-out shows at the Adelaide Fringe Festival and Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Arj is now performing his latest tour all around the country and it’s set to have you in stitches. Book now so you don’t miss out.

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