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What's on this weekend | 12th – 14th October

Wed 19 Dec 2018 11:09 am to 11:09 am

  • Launceston Tasmania

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The Star Theatre, Launceston
Where: 217b Invermay Road, Launceston
When: Wednesday – Sunday: 9.30am – late & Monday – Tuesday: Closed
Details: Built in 1937, the Star Theatre is an iconic Art Deco cinema in Launceston, Tasmania. It ceased operation as a cinema in 1969 but it was re-opened on the 24 February 2018. Come and see the beautiful Art Modern (late 1930s Art Deco) cinema that has been restored. You are welcome to wander through and have a look at the building, enjoy a coffee or a glass of wine at the cafe/bar, and of course watch a movie!
Please click the link to see session times and ticket links below. The café and doors open each day at 9.30am.
Cost: https://www.startheatre.com.au/movies/  
Contact: If you have any difficulty booking via the links please contact us on 03 6333 1190

Spiders Exhibition at QVMAG
Where: Queen Victoria Museum, Inveresk
When: On display from 30th June – 28th October 2018
Details: Spiders exhibition is a joint project between the Australian Museum and Questacon – The National Science & Technology Centre. QVMAG is excited to host this hair-raising exhibition in 2018.
This is a face-to-face interactive encounter with real spider specimens including live Australian Tarantulas, Giant Water Spiders and deadly Funnel-webs and Redbacks.
Questacon-engineered interactives will allow the visitor to engage in full body experiences that involve competing in a mating ritual with a dancing Peacock Spider using Kinect gaming technology; hold a virtual spider in your hand; test the strength of silk; feel web vibrations and experience the jaws of a spider.
This combination of immersion and information showcases the latest science that allows the visitor an up-close glimpse into the fascinating world of spiders.
Come face-to-face with some of the world’s most deadly, colourful and fascinating real live spiders and their webs. Get closer than ever to hundreds of immaculately presented dried spider specimens.
Cost: $5 admission (free admission for children aged under two) Please purchase tickets from the Museum's front counter.
Contact: https://www.qvmag.tas.gov.au/Home  

Tall Stories Trivia
Where: Star of the Sea School Hall William Street George Tow
When: Friday, 12th October from 6:30pm for a 7:00pm start
Details: Tall Stories Trivia run by George Town Neighbourhood house as part of the George Town Stories Festival. Friday 12th October at Star of the Sea Hall, George Town. 6.30pm for a 7pm start free entry drinks available for purchase. Tables of 8 to book a table please call 63123019 or email [email protected]
Cost: Free
Contact: 03 63123019

Car and Boot Sale and Market
Where: Lions Park, end of Main Street, Hadspen
When: Saturday, 13th October from 8:00am to 12:30pm
Details: Join us at Lions Park on the Hadspen Riverbank. Bring the family and the dog, browse the stalls and grab yourself a bargain. BBQ food and drinks available from $2.00.
Cost: Sellers $10 per car space, buyer’s entry free
Contact: [email protected] 

Epping Forest Market
Where: Epping Forest Hall, 13515 Midland Highway
When: Saturday, 13th October from 8.00am – 2.00pm
Details: The Epping Forrest Market is held in the grounds of the Epping Forest Hall with something for everyone. Stop for lunch at the café or browse the many stalls which stock local produce, homemade cakes, books, jewellery, plants and bric-a-brac.
Cost: Free
Contact: 0439 433 679

St Helens Markets
Where: Cecilia Street located in the St Helens Town Centre
When: Saturday, 13th October at 9:00am – 12:00pm
Details: The St Helens Market takes place every Saturday morning (every second Saturday in winter). There is something for everyone including: Homemade biscuits, cakes, jams and sauces, Fresh local produce and plants, Clothing and jewellery, Arts and crafts, Bric-a-brac, including second hand tools, furniture, crockery and books.
Cost: Free entry
Contact: https://www.facebook.com/StHelensMarket/  

Swansea Community Market
Where: Town Hall, Swansea
When: Saturday 13th October from 9:30am-1:00pm
Details: Showcasing local art, craft and seasonal fresh produce.
We also have a morning tea room with tasty treats, tea and coffee.
New stallholders always welcome.
Cost: Free Entry
Contact: https://www.facebook.com/Swansea.Tas.Market/  

TCW’s No Escape
Where: Elphin Sports Centre, Launceston
When: Saturday, 13th October, Doors open at 6:00pm for a 6:30pm start
Details: Tasmanian Championship Wrestling present "No Escape" on October 13, 2018 at the Elphin Sports Centre. Live Professional Wrestling for all ages. Family Friendly action right here in Launceston.
Featuring some of the best Professional Wrestlers from every state across Australia.
Cost: $15 each or 4 for $50 – Tickets available from Fitfreak
Contact: https://www.facebook.com/events/630824493976367/  

Furneaux Island Reunion
Where: Rosevears Hotel, 215 Rosevears Drive, Rosevears, TAS 7277
When: Saturday, 13th October from 11:00am – 2:00pm
Details: If you have ever lived on Flinders Island (or even just visited for a short time!) you will know that it is a very special place. Come along and share stories of the Island and enjoy a special Flinders Island menu.
Contact: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/furneaux-island-reunion-tickets-47654909116 

Carrick Speedway
Where: East Street, Carrick, Tasmania
When: Saturday, 13th October - Gates Open 2:00pm and Racing from 5:00pm
Details: WE’RE BACK!!
Sheds N Homes Season Opener.
Street Stocks, Juniors Sedans, Formula 500’s, AMCA’s, Tassie Sixes, Modifieds and Wingless Sprints.
BE THERE …………….
Cost: Adults $26, Concession $21, 10-16 years $10, Under 10 free & Family 2 adults & 3 children $65
Contact: https://www.facebook.com/Cranes-Combined-Carrick-Speedway-352718754826590/  

Launceston Harvest Market
Where: Cimitiere Street Carpark, 71 Cimitiere Street, Launceston
When: Every Saturday from 8:30am-12:30pm
Details: Harvest Market brightens a quiet inner-city car park and brings the farm gate to you. Meet the farmers, connect with locals and feast your eyes on Tasmania’s freshest seasonal produce, ethical meat and fish, local dairy, artisan bread and pastries, Fruit and Vegetables. Try the locally roasted coffee and taste your way around our foodie State at this vibrant weekly event before collecting a myriad of premium produce, cool-climate wines, artisan ciders and home-made preserves.

D.I.Y Workshops at Bunnings – North Launceston
Where: Bunnings, Corner Lindsay Street & Goderich Street, North Launceston
When: Saturday & Sunday – see times below
Details: Come along to Bunnings, North Launceston and make the most of the D.I.Y Workshops!
Saturday 13th October
10:00am: Garden Creatures Workshops | Kids D.I.Y. Workshop
11:00am: How to Pest Control for the Garden - Learn how to best protect your plants and vegetables from insects and other pests.
12:30pm: Project Advice - If you are stuck in the midst of a project and need some advice, come in and speak with our D.I.Y. presenter to get some expert advice and tips to help finish your project
2:00pm: How to Pest Control for the Garden - Learn how to best protect your plants and vegetables from insects and other pests.
Sunday 14th October
10:00am: Garden Creatures Workshops | Kids D.I.Y. Workshop
11:00am: How to Pest Control for the Garden - Learn how to best protect your plants and vegetables from insects and other pests.
12:30pm: Project Advice - If you are stuck in the midst of a project and need some advice, come in and speak with our D.I.Y. presenter to get some expert advice and tips to help finish your project
2:00pm: How to Pest Control for the Garden - Learn how to best protect your plants and vegetables from insects and other pests.
To book: http://www.bunnings.com.au/stores/tas/north-launceston  

D.I.Y Workshops at Bunnings – Kings Meadows
Where: Bunnings, 90 Connector Park Drive, Kings Meadows
When: Saturday & Sunday
Details: Come along to Bunnings, Kings Meadows and make the most of the D.I.Y Workshops!
Saturday 13th October
9:00am - 4:00pm: Get Ready Weekend - Learn how to prepare your home for bushfire we will have the guys form Beaconsfield Fire Brigade to answer your questions
10:30am - 1:30pm: Garden Creatures Workshops | Kids D.I.Y. Workshop
Sunday 14th October
9:00am - 4:00pm: Get Ready Weekend - Learn how to prepare your home for bushfire. The guys from Beaconsfield Fire Brigade will be here to answer your questions
10:30am - 1:30pm: Garden Creatures Workshops | Kids D.I.Y. Workshop
To book: https://www.bunnings.com.au/stores/tas/kings-meadows 

Evandale Sunday Market
Where: Falls Park, on Logan Road, Evandale
When: Every Sunday from around 8:00am until around 1:30pm.
Details: Evandale hosts a regular country market. There's a great variety of stalls, including fantastic local produce, second-hand books, food vans, general bric-a-brac and local crafts. There are also rides for the kids, including the Evandale Light Rail and pony rides.
Cost: Free entry
Contact: For all enquiries about the Markets (including holding a stall), please call 03 6391 9191.

Launceston Esk Market at Inveresk
Where: Launceston Showgrounds, Forster Street, Launceston
When: Every Sunday from 9:00am-2:00pm
Details: The Launceston Esk Market has a range of products on offer including refreshments, bric-a-brac, pre-loved items, clothing, books, tools, collectable tools, antique and craft items, knitting, sewing, beads, wooden and rustic furniture, novelties and toys. Avoid the hustle and bustle of the supermarkets and visit the market for the freshest and the best of local vegetables and seasonal fruits. Pick up some great bargains in a fun and friendly atmosphere. The market has over 150 stalls all of which are undercover.
Cost: Free parking and free entry.
Contact: Phillip LeFevere | P: 0408 487 154

Tunbridge Country Market
Where: Tunbridge Hall, 99 Main Road, Tunbridge
When: Sunday, 14th October from 9:00am to 3:00pm
Details: The Tunbridge Country Market is a great rural market experience. Held on the second Sunday of each month at the Tunbridge hall, in Main Street, find a treasure, souvenir, craft, bric-a-brac.
Cost: Free
Contact: 03 6255 2008

Tasmanian Dog Training Classes
Where: Churchill Park, Invermay
When: Sundays - Beginners: 9:30am, Puppies: 9:30am, Grades: 10:45am
Details: We are a Non-Profit community minded volunteer organisation that provides dog training, education and a path to a variety of dog sport activities in Launceston Tasmania. We can assist you to get involved in training your dog or getting involved in dog sports such as Agility and Jumping, Obedience, Rally-O, Tracking and Endurance. We strictly believe in positive reinforcement for our training!
Contact: For more information email [email protected] or call the clubs mobile phone on 0474 225 192 Website: http://www.tdtc.org.au/  

Max Market
Where: Max Fry Hall, 60 Gorge Road, Trevallyn
When: Sunday, 13th October from 10:00am – 2:00pm
Details: Come all to the Max Market. This warm heated indoor market showcases some of the region’s finest arts, craft, sweets & treats. With now over 20 stalls I'm sure you'll find a little something for everyone.
Want to have your own stall? Contact Mike on 0427 151 150.
Cost: Free entry
Contact: Mike – PH: 0427151150 | E: [email protected] 

Juggernaut Working Bee
Where: Hollybank Forrest Reserve, Launceston, Tasmania
When: Sunday, 14th October at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Details: We will hold a working be on Sunday to clear Juggernaut. It is primarily raking and clearing the debris left behind from the logging. We won't be requiring any trimming / cutting equipment this time round, just rakes and some shovels.
Will aim to keep it to a maximum of 3 hours, so if you have time after your Sunday morning ride, come out and give us a hand.
We will meet at the car park near the pump track at 1pm and proceed from there.
Cheers LMBC Trails crew.
Contact: https://www.facebook.com/events/267804534075213/ 


Choosing Hope Walk Launceston
Where: Royal Park, Launceston
When: Sunday, 14th October at 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Details: Choosing Hope is a walk of honour and remembrance in support of bereaved families who have experienced the loss of their baby.
October is International Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Month. We invite you, your family, friends and work colleagues to take part in Choosing Hope, a walk of honour in remembrance of a baby you hold close to your heart. Join us for a beautiful day out by the River.
ONLINE REGISTRATION HAS NOW CLOSED.
There will be on the day registrations available, however we cannot guarantee a flower to release.
Contact: Enquiries: [email protected]  

Free Learn to Bowl Program
Where: Launceston Lanes, 20 Innocent Street, Kingsmeadows
When: Ongoing
Details: Learn to bowl with your friends over four easy lessons! Launceston Lanes is running FREE learn to bowl programs for people 16 and over. Each program runs for 4 weeks and includes 1 x 90-minute lesson per week with a qualified coach. Ball and shoes provided. Numbers are limited and bookings are essential.
Cost: Free
Contact: For more information, or to check times of next available sessions, phone Launceston Lanes on 03 6344 9933. Or visit launcestonlanes.com.au  


Some of the local gigs…


FREE Eight Ball games
Where: Olde Tudor Hotel, Prospect
When: Friday evenings from 7.30pm
Entry: Free Admission

Chapter V
Where: Iron Horse Bar & Grill, 468a Westbury Road, Prospect, Launceston
When: Saturday from 8:30pm – 11:30pm
Entry: Free

Live Acoustic Entertainment
Where: Alchemy
When: Friday & Saturday, from 9pm till late
Entry: Free

Jerome Hillier
Where: Country Club Launceston – Watergarden
When: Friday from 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Entry: Free

Trevor Weaver
Where: Country Club Launceston – Watergarden
When: Saturday from 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Entry: Free

Just Dance
Where: Country Club Launceston – Tonic bar
When: Saturday from 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Entry: Free

Agent 99
Where: The Irish, 211 Brisbane St, Launceston
When: Friday from 11:00pm
Entry: $5.00

Sista Hipsta
Where: The Irish, 211 Brisbane St, Launceston
When: Saturday from 11:00pm
Entry: $5.00

Leigh Ratcliffe
Where: The Irish, 211 Brisbane St, Launceston
When: Sunday from 9:00pm
Entry: Free

Rude Lixx
Where: Royal Oak, 14 Brisbane Street
When: Friday from 9:00pm
Entry: Free

Isla Ka (Solo), Gerard Rush, Eve Gowen
Where: Royal Oak, 14 Brisbane Street
When: Saturday from 9:00pm
Entry: Free

Rocking Sunday
Where: Royal Oak, 14 Brisbane Street
When: Sunday from 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Entry: Free

Open Folk
Where: Royal Oak, 14 Brisbane Street
When: Sunday from 5:00pm
Entry: Free

Monique
Where: Plough Inn - 170 Brisbane Street, Launceston
When: Friday from 7-9:00pm
Entry: Free