Welcome to “what’s on!” a monthly guide for local events from Byron Bay to the Port Macquarie area.
Make sure you make the most of our gorgeous weather and get out to as many of these events as possible.

September 1st – Father’s Day

Toast Urunga

2013 Toast Urunga

2013 Toast Urunga

“Toast Urunga” makes a great Father’s Day outing for the whole family. Take the time to relax on the grassy banks of the Kalang River. Sample delicious food from more than 60 stalls, try some regional wines, enjoy great music, acrobatic shows, entertainment and a cooking demonstrations and so much more in this picturesque outdoor setting.

Gates open 10.00am to 4.00pm

Cost $5 donation per person (children under 12 free)

September 1st – Father’s Day

Surf Club Sunday Sesh

Ben Francis Sunday Session

Ben Francis Sunday Session

Let dad chill out this fathers day at the Park Beach Surf Club Sunday Sesh from 3.00pm to 7.00pm.

Ben Francis, a Coffs Coast based independent alternative rock artist will be entertaining the crowds as the weekend winds down. Have a cold beer and a bite to eat while enjoying the music from this talented artist.

Great venue, awesome gig, perfect for Fathers Day!

September 5th

Sydney Comedy Festival @ CEX

Sydney Comedy Showcase

Sydney Comedy Showcase

Hand-picked acts from Sydney’s biggest annual comedy event will come together in one hilarious night of world-class comedy.  The carefully curated line-up includes regular headline act, Chris Wainhouse; 2013’s Director’s Choice winner, Michael Workman; Sydney Comedy Store’s stand out favourite, Bruce Griffiths; winner of the self appointed Best Bloke Award, Ray Badran and a regular face on the Perth comedy circuit, Tien Tran.

Now in it’s 9th year, the Festival is headlined by a top international comedian and will tour Australia, landing on our doorstep Thursday 5 September.

Tickets are $30 and are available online, or by calling into or phoning Cex Coffs.

September 6th & 7th

CEX Beer V’s Wine Degustation

Rendezvous Restaurant CEX

Rendevous Restaurant at Coffs Harbour CEX is playing host to a Beer V’s Wine 7 course Degustation experience for two nights only. This is an event not to be missed!

The night commences at 6.00pm with an Amuse Bouche of “Oysters 3 ways” Japanese, Chilli Vodka and Natural.  These are matched with a James Squire 150 lashes Pale Ale and a Croser Sparkling NV.

Ticket are available at the CEX

Degustation with match beer/wine

Members $88

Non Member $98

Degustation only

Members $58

Non Members $68

September 21st

Arj Barker “Go Time”

Arj Barker 2013 Tour

Arj Barker 2013 Tour

Back by popular demand, Arj Barker and his unique sense of humour is set to entertain another Coffs Harbour audience.

Coffs CEX Club
Vernon Street
Coffs Harbour

Time: 8.00pm – 9.30pm

Tickets: $39 pp

Bellingen Community Markets

Bellingen Markets Logo

Bellingen Markets Logo

The Bellingen Community Markets is one of Australia’s largest and most diverse regional markets.

The marketplace is home to a fantastic range of handmade arts and crafts, local food and fresh produce, massage and alternative therapies with live entertainment for all the family. The markets are held every 3rd Saturday of the month in the historic township of Bellingen, NSW. Come and indulge in this unique experience, stay for the weekend in one of the restored B & B Manors and enjoy gourmet regional produce in the varied cafes on Hyde Street.

September 21st to 29th

Coffs Harbour Buskers & Comedy Festival

2013 Buskers & Comedy Festival Coffs Harbour

2013 Buskers & Comedy Festival Coffs Harbour

The Coffs Harbour Busker and Comedy Festival is now the premier street theatre event in NSW, and continues to grow each year. The program includes eight days of scheduled street performances, live comedy in the evenings and the popular NBN Kids Day. Each year international acts are booked to entertain the crowds.  As usual there are shows scheduled for all the local venues including the Hoey Moey, Pier Hotel Sawtell RSL and Moonee Beach Tavern.  Open air performances are scheduled for the Harbourside Markets, Coffs City Centre and the Botanic Gardens.

For more information check out the program guide.

If you have an event you feel would be suitable for inclusion in the guide please feel free to email. julie@gourmetgetaways.com.au
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