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Delamere Music Fest

Delamere Vineyard is delighted to present the 2018 Delamere Music Festival! An intimate celebration of soul-filling sounds, Delamere Music Festival brings together awesome roots-based musical talent from around the country to perform in the beautiful setting of the Delamere gardens. This year Kelly Menhennett is returning to indulge us with her gorgeous velvet vocals, this time with her talented band by her side. The Bad Dad Orchestra is joining us with their big grooves, big boots and unique style of soul. We are thrilled to have one of the country’s most experienced young bluesmen, Tasmania’s own Pete Cornelius, performing for you, and last but definitely not least, we know you will love Funktional, Launceston’s hugely energetic nine-piece funk-band. If they can’t get you up and dancing, nothing can! Festival go-ers this year can also enjoy a selection of delicious plates by Formosa Bites (Featured at DARK MOFO), Tasmanian craft beer from Little Rivers Brewing Co, and of course Delamere’s range of 100% estate grown and made wines. The event is not BYO alcohol, however attendees are welcome to bring along a picnic.

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Devonport Food and Wine Festival

Devonport Food and Wine Festival is a month-long celebration of north west Tasmania's rich food and beverage philosophy with multiple events held during the month of October each year. The Festival encompasses a variety of delights from cooking classes, through to wine tastings and everything in between.

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Dollhouse and Miniatures Show

The Miniature Enthusiasts of Tasmania will again be holding their bi-annual Dollhouse and Miniatures Show. No need for worry about parking and very easy access for all members of the public. Their theme for this wonderful display of scale miniatures will be 'story time' showcasing story book scenes in all the scales and beautifully presented by the members of MET and sure to delight both young and old. There will also be lots of displays of members’ work throughout the past two years. Traders from as far away as New Zealand will be there as well as our own Australian traders in all things miniature—a smorgasbord of delightful miniatures as well as dollhouses and accessories. As usual MET donates some proceeds to a children’s charity and once again, their chosen charity this year will be Tascare’s Freedom Wheels for Children. So please come along and help these wonderful volunteers who make the lives of disabled children enjoy the freedom of being able to ride a bike that has been meticulously refashioned for their safety and enjoyment. Children under 16 free of charge. The event will be held in the Astley Room.

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Effervescence Tasmania

The "Effervescence Tasmania" Sparkling Weekend serves as a celebration of the world class sparkling wines emanating from the island state of Tasmania. Described as one of the best sparkling wine festivals in the world, Effervescence Tasmania will celebrate some of the world’s finest sparkling wine in Hobart 11th November and Launceston from 16-18 November 2018. The sparkling producers featured at Effervescence Tasmania are by invitation only, ensuring that the highest quality sparkling wine is presented to guests. In its fourth year now, Effervescence Tasmania in 2017 attracted over 1200 wine enthusiasts over five days and sold out dinners and master classes presented some of the best sparkling wine to have ever been produced in Tasmania.

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Encore's Birthday Gala

An night of celebration for Encore's 10th Birthday. Encore is inviting the Burnie community to listen to live music and celebrate ten years. The ticket price includes entry, entertainment and a drink on arrival.

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Encore's Musical Variety Show

Join us for a variety show packed with only the best from 10 years worth of musicals and variety shows. A celebration of 10 years of Encore shows.

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Estia Greek Street Festival Sunday 3 March 2019 11am - 5pm

The 26th Estia Greek Street Festival is an iconic street festival it aspires to celebrate and share the Greek culture, traditions and heritage with the wider Tasmanian community through its music, dance, arts and crafts, fine cuisine and wine. Our most popular food stalls will be back, arousing your tastebuds with the tantalising aroma of char-grilled octopus and lamb on the spit along with our mouth watering Tasmanian seafood, delicious dips, Greek salad, moussaka and spinach pies just to name a few. We will be entertained by our talented Greek Dance Troupe dressed in national costume that will put on a display of traditional Greek dances and the Shotokan Karate Club will be demonstrating their skills. There will be live music and plenty of opportunity to join in the Greek dancing. There will be plenty of amusements and activities to keep your children entertained.

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Evandale Village Fair and National Penny Farthing Championships

The wheels of time turn back 100 years as the historic village of Evandale plays host to The Evandale Village Fair and National Penny Farthing Championships. The Evandale Village Fair is held annually and features a full program of Penny Farthing racing including the National Penny Farthing Championship. Penny farthing enthusiasts converge on Evandale from throughout Australia and overseas to vie for a series of races, held on a triangular circuit in the centre of the village. Market stalls and a variety of entertainments are situated in the streets and parks surrounding the race circuit, creating the ambience of a colonial country fair. The event includes the Penny Farthing Food Fest in Pioneer Park, a wide variety of stalls offering craft, bric-a-brac and cycling memorabilia, street entertainers, clowns, music, displays of veteran and vintage cars, traction engines and horses and carriages. plus pony rides for the children and puppet shows.

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Exhibition: 'CAS' Combined Art Societies of Tasmania

A very diverse range of works will be on show at Eskleigh Gallery, Perth. This exhibition of art works is from members of several Tasmanian art groups: Art Society of Tasmania, Burnie Coastal Art Group, North West colour Circle, The Meander Valley Art Society, and The Launceston Art Society.

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Falls Festival - The

The Falls Music and Arts Festival is a major Australian music festival recognised globally. It is an annual festival held in Marion Bay, Tasmania from 29th Dec to 1st Jan. The Falls Music and Arts Festival is held on a beautiful farm in Tasmania overlooking the stunning Marion Bay and out over Maria Island, with the backdrop to the stage being the Tasman Sea! Tickets entitle patrons to three nights of free camping on site and three glorious days and nights of entertainment on two stages. Acts include a diverse range of top bands, DJs and comedians. The campgrounds are equally spectacular, surrounded by native forest and nearly every campsite has a sea view. The beach is just a short stroll away so you can sun bake or have a swim in between your favourite acts.

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