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What's on this weekend |13th – 15th July

Sat 22 Sep 2018 03:49 am to 03:49 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   

Launceston Psychic Expo
Where: Best Western Plus, 3 Earl Street, Launceston
When: Friday, 13th – Sunday, 15th July at 9:00am – 5:00am
Details: The Launceston Psychic Expo offers psychic readings, aura photos, crystals, health and healing.
Cost: Gold coin admission
Contact: www.psychics.net.au   

Starry Night Niche
Where: Albert Hall, corner of Cimitiere and Tamar Streets, Launceston
When: Friday, 13th July at 2:00pm – 7:00pm
Details: A snuggly Winter's outing, where music and friends come together for Tasmania's favourite artisan market, Niche. Yummy winter knits, wraps, scarves and quilts alongside some of our finest jewellers and artists.
"Starry Night Niche" on Friday 13th July 2018, 2:00pm-7:00pm at the
NICHE is one of Tasmania's most successful design and make enterprises regularly attracting more than 3000 shoppers to each of its three, one-day events annually at Launceston's Albert Hall.
Cost: Free admission
Contact: Victoria Bayes – PH: 63457333 | E: [email protected]  

Epping Forest Market
Where: Epping Forest Hall, 13515 Midland Highway
When: Saturday, 14th July from 8.00am – 2.00pm
Details: Held the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month, starting at 8 am and going to 2 pm. These markets are 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

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.

St Helens Markets
Where: Cecilia Street located in the St Helens Town Centre
When: Saturday, 14th July 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: Held every month, on the second Saturday 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/  

AFL 2018 - Hawthorn V Brisbane Lions
Where: UTAS Stadium, Invermay, Tas
When: Saturday, 14th July - Game starts at 1.45pm.
Details: There is nothing as exciting as a live game of football played at the top level, with superb athletes battling it out for the ultimate prize of the right to play in the AFL Grand Final.
In Round 17, Hawthorn will face Brisbane Lions.
Organise your tickets and arrange a fun weekend in Launceston with friends and family. Tasmania's football fans will have four AFL match to enjoy at UTAS Stadium this season.
Cost: http://www1.ticketmaster.com.au/?beta=1   
Contact: https://www.facebook.com/AFLTAS/  

Launceston Night Market
Where: Launceston Civic Square
When: Saturday, 14th July at 4:00pm – 10:00pm
Details: We are pleased to announce that the Launceston Night Market will move our July market to the newly developed Launceston Civic Square space.
We will be the first event to activate the new Civic Square space and we are very excited!
Our July market will deliver the same great focus on local food, wine, cider and music but on a much bigger scale. Think 20 local food producers and a range of local wine, cider and beer onsite.
On the night we will showcase many talented local choirs in our community as we invite you to gather around our fire structure and lift up your voice.
Join in our community sing and celebrate Launceston in Winter and the simple joy of making music with others.
So warm up those vocal chords, grab your beanie and jacket and join us for a night of food and song!
Cost: Free Entry
Contact: https://www.launcestonnightmarket.com/   

Tornadoes v Diamond Valley Round 14
Where: Elphin Sport Centre, Launceston
When: Saturday, 14th July from 6:30pm until 9:30pm
Details: The Bellamy's Launceston Tornadoes are a women's basketball team competing in Australia's Premier Winter League, The SEABL. They have been a part of the Launceston sporting landscape for 23 years and have strong community support, with crowds of 600+. It's a great night's entertainment, a wonderful activity for all the family to enjoy. Join in the fun and support your local home team. Book now!
Contact: For more information or to buy tickets go to: https://www.launcestontickets.com.au/event/tornadoes-v-diamond-valley-round-14-seabl-7445  

D.I.Y Workshops at Bunnings – North Launceston
Where: Bunnings, Corner Lindsay Street & Goderich Street, North Launceston
When: Friday, Saturday & Sunday – see times below
Details: Come along to Bunnings, North Launceston and make the most of the D.I.Y Workshops!
Make a booking
Saturday 14th July
10:00am: Woodwork Workshops | Kids D.I.Y. Workshop
11:00am: How to Install Brushwood Screen Fencing - Learn about natural, renewable screening materials and how to prepare, build and maintain an attractive brushwood screen for your home.
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 Install Brushwood Screen Fencing - Learn about natural, renewable screening materials and how to prepare, build and maintain an attractive brushwood screen for your home.
Sunday 15th July
10:00am: Woodwork Workshops | Kids D.I.Y. Workshop
11:00am: How to Install Brushwood Screen Fencing - Learn about natural, renewable screening materials and how to prepare, build and maintain an attractive brushwood screen for your home.
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 Install Brushwood Screen Fencing - Learn about natural, renewable screening materials and how to prepare, build and maintain an attractive brushwood screen for your home.
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 14th July
10:30am - 1:30pm: Woodwork Workshops | Kids D.I.Y. Workshop
Sunday 15th July
10:30am - 1:30pm: Woodwork 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.

Designer Market at Penny Royal
Where: Penny Royal Adventures, 1 Bridge Road, Launceston
When: Sunday, 15th July at 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Details: Penny Royal Launceston plays host to unique Tasmanian design stalls from local creators.
With everything from handmade clothes, jewellery, candles, home decor and plants, to local art and wood carvings.
Penny Royal Adventures, Penny Royal Cafe & Restaurant, Brady's Tavern and The Ice Creamery Cafe are all located within the complex and available on market days.
Cost: Entry to the market is FREE.
Contact: For stall enquiries: Email: [email protected]  Call: 63321055

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

Ross Market
Where: Church Street, Ross Tasmania
When: Sunday, 15th from 9:00am
Details: The historic village of Ross hosts a country market on the third Sunday of each month. The market includes local handicrafts, produce and a ‘home baked’ section where you can buy licenced home-made speciality pies, cakes and preserves.
You can also enjoy a home-made breakfast, lunch, tea and coffee at the Market Kitchen.
Cost: Free entry
Contact: For more information please call (03) 6381 5444

Derby Make, Bake & Grow Market
Where: Derby Town Hall, Main Street, derby, Tasmania
When: Held on the third Sunday of each month from 9:00am until 1:00pm
Details: Locally made, baked or grown. This popular market features niche local products at great prices and always with a smile.
Cost: Entry to the market is free
Contact: Dorset.tas.gov.au 

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/  

Big Shed Market
Where: 21837 Tasman Highway, St Helens, Tasmania
When: Sunday, 15th July at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Details: Big Shed Studios are hosting a monthly winter market every 3rd Sunday of the Month.
Our focus is on make it, bake it, produce it, and our aim is to showcase local talent. Artists, crafts people, entertainers, Foodies & small business Entrepreneurs.
Cost: Free entry
Contact: https://eastcoasttasmania.com/event/big-shed-market/2018-07-15/  

Triabunna Village Community Market
Where: Triabunna Village, 20 Melbourne Street, Triabunna, Tasmania
When: Sunday, 15th July at 10:00am – 1:00pm
Details: The Triabunna Village Community Market is held on the Third Sunday in each month. As well as a range of stalls (available for a small fee) including second hand books, bric a brac and seasonal produce, refreshments (BBQ snags & ‘Bunna burgers and cold drinks or coffee & tea) are available. All proceeds from these activities go to the Village. The Village is an East Coast Regional Development Organisation Inc project.
Cost: Free Entry
Contact: http://triabunnavillage.com.au  

Tassie Drum Circle
Where: We mostly meet in the Cataract Gorge, sometimes in City Park, and other venues by arrangement.
When: Every first and third Sunday of the month from 10:00am onwards.
Details: Tassie Drum Circle is a Free Community Drum Circle. We get together and drum. All types of drum and skill levels welcome. New friends are welcome. We are a mix of skill levels. Come and learn some beats, how to tune and maintain your drum, or share your knowledge. We are all about having fun. BYO chair and drum (spare drums and percussion available).
Cost: Free
Contact: Diane Hayes | P: 0439 189 886 | E: [email protected] 
| F: www.facebook.com/TassieDrumCircle  

Mofo Sessions | Launceston
Where: 45-55 Tamar Street, Launceston
When: Sunday, 15th July from 2:00pm
Details: Last January, we had such a cracker of a time in Launceston that we’ve decided to come back. We’re carting Mofo up north, in fact. It’s our summer festival, and it’s coming to solicit your discord and exploit your sense of fun.
The Mofo Sessions are a drum roll to all this—and an invitation to you, the people, to join us for an ongoing program of fabulous Sunday arvo gigs in Design Tasmania’s fabulous courtyard (or inside if the weather’s crap). Did we mention there’ll be a bar? Just turn up. For a session.
Cost: Free
Contact: https://www.facebook.com/events/278638856205529/  

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

Scott Haigh Bare Bones
Where: Olde Tudor Hotel, Prospect
When: Saturday from 7:30pm – 10:30pm
Entry: Free

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

Tijuana Cartel
Where: The Saloon Bar, 191 Charles Street, Launceston
When: Saturday, 14th July at 8:30pm – 2:00am
Cost: psmusicgroup.oztix.com.au 
Contact: https://www.hoteltasmania.com.au/   

Darren Lloyd will Rock the Horse
Where: Iron Horse Bar & Grill, Prospect
When: Saturday from 8:00pm
Entry: Free

The Blizzards
Where: Royal Oak, 14 Brisbane Street St – Boat Shed
When: Friday from 9:00pm
Entry: $5.00

Max Hillman Show Band
Where: Royal Oak, 14 Brisbane Street St – Public bar
When: Saturday from 9:00pm
Entry: Free

Open Folk Session
Where: Royal Oak, 14 Brisbane Street St – Public bar
When: Sunday from 5:00pm
Entry: Free

Jazz Jam
Where: Royal Oak, 14 Brisbane Street St – Boat shed
When: Sunday from 9:00pm
Entry: Free

New Sensations
Where: Country Club Launceston – Tonic bar
When: Friday from 9:00pm
Entry: Free

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

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