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What's on in August & September 2022 on the Mid North Coast



Trails and Tails

You know dogs are man's best friend, and they hate missing out on jumping in the car and heading to a new place to sniff and explore with their best friend on the trails. So join a race where you can bring them along in the beautiful Cairncross State Forest near Port Macquarie on the Mid North Coast of NSW.

Sunday 21st August

7:00 am - 11:30 am

Lot 196 Pembrooke Road, Telegraph Point, New South Wales, 2441

Trails and Tails community race featured in Brilliant-Online
Trails and Tails

Australian Surf Championships Annual Event

Come down to Town Beach and watch the very best in Australia compete for a title in the Australian Surf Championships.

Running Until Monday 22nd August

7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Town Beach, Port Macquarie, New South Wales, 2444

Outdoor Cinema - Encanto

Watch Encanto under the Stars!

Get ready to sing and dance along to this Disney favourite for a magical event at the FIRST outdoor cinema premier. Entry is FREE and bookings are not required. Bring a rug, chair, snacks and family and friends. More info: 02 65 88 7201

Saturday 20th August

From 6:00 PM

Westport Foreshore, Port Macquarie NSW, Australia 2444

Let's Talk About Anxiety in The Hastings

This informative local forum boasts an excellent range of speakers, from Senior Clinical Psychologist Dr Rocco Crino, a widely respected authority on anxiety disorders, to our person of lived-experience and peer support worker Paul Leonard. Learn more about anxiety, social anxiety, and register for this free event by WayAhead Mental Health Association.

Thursday 25th August

From 5:30 PM

Rydges 1 Hay St, Port Macquarie NSW 2444

Check out events at Port Macquarie Library

Wednesday 31st August - This month’s film ‘The Mystery of Henri Pick’ 10:00am Port Library Meeting Room - Ph Port Macquarie Library: 02 6581 8755 Register

High Tea and Fabulous Fashion Parade

Ditto invites you to a High Tea and Fabulous Fashion Parade. Enquire at Sea Salt Cafe.

Saturday 3rd September

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Port Macquarie Race Club, 283 Oxley Highway Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia 2444

Sat 17th September

From 9:00 am

Wauchope Showgrounds, 93a Oxley Hwy.

Wauchope, NSW, Australia 2446

Moto Fest is A Celebration of all things Motorcycle and with Wauchope being A Motorcycle Friendly Town you should join in on the fun. There will be activities and entertainment at this family friendly event including the Motorcycle Show N Shine, Tattoo Show, Trade Stalls and Kids activities. Admission Adults $10 / Kids Under 18 Free. For more info, go to

Motofest in Wauchope is back
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Saturday 20th August

Dave Graney and Clare Moore - duo with guitars/vibes/keys/melodica

7:30pm doors 8pm show

Wauchope Community Arts Hall

Sunday 21st August

Blues Brothers Duo

2:00pm to 5:00pm

Port Adventure Cruises Rhythmboat, Town Wharf (end of Clarence Street, Port Macquarie)

Book online or Ph: 0434 393 199

Wednesday 24 August

Seniors Big Day Out

12:00pm to 3:00pm

Port Adventure Cruises Rhythmboat, Town Wharf (end of Clarence Street, Port Macquarie)

Book online or Ph: 0434 393 199

Sunday 28 August

Blues Brothers Duo

2:00pm to 5:00pm Port Adventure Cruises Rhythmboat, Town Wharf (end of Clarence Street, Port Macquarie) Book online or Ph: 0434 393 199

Saturday 27 August 7pm

Simon Kinny Lewis Band live at The Kundabung Hall

Saturday 27 August 6.30pm

Natalie Davis at Flow Bar

31 David Street, Old Bar

Natalie is a singer songwriter, based in Hunter NSW.

She is a flexible contemporary performer allowing interests in jazz, folk, and rhythm and blues to weave their way into her style.

Saturday 27 August

International Play Music on the Porch Day

Friday 2nd September

TC Cassidy VIP Pre Album Launch

Two time golden guitar nominee, TC Cassidy returns to country music after almost 30 years. TC Cassidy's anticipated new album is due for release on the 16th of September. Come and be a part of this special 'VIP' Album Pre Launch at Bago Tavern, and hear TC perform her album and more with her the first to grab your signed copy of 'Travelling Heart' prior to release date.

Bago Tavern,

Wauchope, New South Wales, 2446


Saturday 3rd September

Paint and Sip PLUS wine tasting experience

Join Country Crafteas at the beautiful Bago Maze and Winery (near Wauchope) for fun filled and creative day out!

Start the day with a wine tasting experience with the friendly and knowledgeable staff at Bago.

Next it's time to let the creative juices flow!

Country Crafteas experienced and friendly painting tutor, will guide participants through step-by-step how to paint this fun and bright Highland Cow. The painting fun will continue for approximately 3 hours. During this time, participants will be provided with delicious grazing boards to nibble away on whilst painting.

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Bago Maze and Winery

197 Lambs Road, Herons Creek, New South Wales, 2443

Killabakh Day in the Country

10:00 am to 03:00 pm

1676 Comboyne Rd, Killabakh NSW 2429

The heart of Killabakh's close knit community is its heritage hall and each year the community gets together to raise much needed funds for its maintenance and improvements by presenting "A Day in the Country". This is not only a great fundraiser but also a unique opportunity for people to experience Country Life. The family friendly day out includes a huge variety of quality markets stalls - plants, local produce, a stunning choice of craft, gourmet food, books, clothes, jewellery, collectibles and gifts; novelties and quirkiness no exception!

Sunday 11th September

Good Morning Vietnam

Music from the Vietnam war era


Glasshouse Port Macquarie, 30-42 Clarence St, Port Macquarie, Australia




Bring your family and join the markets trail, you will discover the finest from our regions local businesses, farmers and artisans.


Real Food Local Produce Markets 12.00pm to 6.00pm

Port Central Hay Street Forecourt, Port Macquarie


Kendall Bazaar and The Meeting Place 9am to 12pm

Kendall Community Centre 19 Comboyne Street, Kendall


Port Macquarie Art Society Market Bazaar 8.00am to 1.00pm

Hamilton House 198 Hastings River Drive, Port Macquarie


Kempsey Riverside Markets 9.00am to 12.00pm

Eden St, Kempsey NSW 2440

Uniting Church Markets 8am to 11am

Uniting Church Cnr. Oxley Highway & Sherwood Rd, Port Macquarie


Grown and Gathered Community Markets 9.00am to 12.00pm

1493 Pappinbarra Road, Pappinbarra

Kendall Community Markets 9am to 12pm

Kendall Showground. Kendall

Blackhead Lions Club Car Boot Market

Hallidays Point Shopping Village Black Head 7.00am-12.00pm


The Foreshore Markets 8.00am to 1.00pm

Westport Park Cnr Buller & Park Streets, Port Macquarie

Johns River Markets 8.00am to 12.00pm

Johns River Community Hall 54-56 Johns River Rd, John’s River

Gloucester Farmers Market 8.00am-12.00pm

17 Denison St, Gloucester NSW 2422


Forster Farmers Market 8am - 12pm

7 Little St, Forster, NSW, 2428, Australia


Forster Town Market 8am -1pm

Oyster Parade, Forster NSW 2428


Laurieton Riverwalk Markets 8.00am to 1.00pm

Cnr. Tunis & Short Street, Laurieton


Wauchope Farmers’ Markets 8.00am to 12.00pm

Wauchope Showground High Street, Wauchope

Tuncurry Markets 8am to 1pm

John Wright Park, Tuncurry


The Local 8.00am -1.00pm

Maritime Museum William Street Port Macquarie


Pacific Palms Market 9am to 1pm

Pacific Palms Community Centre, The Lakes Way

Elizabeth Beach, NSW 2428



Wauchope and Hinterland Business Award Gala Dinner 2022

Saturday 27th August 2022

From 6:00 PM

Wauchope RSL Club Ph: 0422 210 824

The votes are in! Celebrate local business and show your support by attending the Wauchope and Hinterland Business Awards Gala Dinner.

Micro Business Forum - Coffee Connects

Thursday 8th September

From 10:00 AM

Little Turkey, 1/18 Park St, Port Macquarie NSW 2444

Second Thursday of every month. Get to know other business owners at the Micro Business Forum Coffee Connect.

AMSA - Australian Malaysian Singaporean Association

In conversation with Sam Lim MP, Federal Member for Tangey

Tuesday 23rd August

From 3:30 PM

Online Event

Register now for our upcoming Conversation with Sam Lim MP Federal Member for Tangney in Western Australia, in collaboration with Asian Australian Alliance.

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