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Cobargo Folk Festival

Friday 1st March, 2019 - Sunday 3rd March, 2019

This three day event is widely described as the best little folk festival in the country. Over 200 performers and thousands of fans from all over Australia converge on the picturesque village of Cobargo to celebrate and share a love of music & performance.

Camping and amenities are provided for ticket holders and kids are well catered for with a range of musical activities, stories and craft.  See the full line up for 2019 here.

Sculpture Bermagui

Friday 8th March, 2019 - Sunday 17th March, 2019

artwork Jen Mallinson

Excellence in sculpture on the Sapphire Coast.

Stroll amongst the unique and inspiring outdoor sculptures on Dickinson Point headland and foreshore whilst the imaginative indoor works are curated in the nearby Bermagui Community Centre, to enable their appreciation out of the elements.

Travel the Trail of Light and Sound from the indoor opening ceremony to the headland, join conversations with artists at the Artist’s Symposium at the Country Club and enjoy live music with a picnic and fire spectacle at the Closing Ceremony.  All with the spectacular Bermagui coastline as the backdrop.

EAT Merimbula

Sunday 10th March, 2019

EAT Merimbula is a premium foodie providore event held on the foreshore of Fishpen Merimbula, overlooking pristine waters and working oyster leases.

The event, open from 10am to 2pm, features local chefs and restaurateurs gathering in a market style setting to create bespoke dishes featuring local produce. The dishes are presented in entrée sizes and prices capped at $8 per dish.

In 2018, local offerings included tempters like steamed pork boa buns, a Balmain Bug Brioche, slow cooked brisket, craft beer, oyster harvested only metres away, Eden Mussel pies, local stone fruit crepes, 12 hr fermented artisan donuts and much much more…

The event will enter it’s seventh year in 2019, with growing demand from visitors seeing more and more vendors participating each year. A road closure will be in place this year providing a refreshed layout and more elbow-room for guests.

The event is free to enter.

Four Winds 2019 Easter Festival | Thursday 18 – Sunday 21 April 2019

Thursday 18th April, 2019 - Sunday 21st April, 2019

At the heart of the Four Winds Festival are two full days of music presented on the venue’s main stage, its iconic 2,000-person capacity Sound Shell amphitheatre. Unique within Australia, this state-of-the art facility, conceived by architect Philip Cox, is surrounded by nature, amidst 30 acres of carefully maintained natural bushland.

Over the Festival’s four days, a series of more intimate concerts will also take place at Four Winds’ Windsong Pavilion, a stunning purpose-built 200-seat indoor performance space, designed by architect Clinton Murray, which has been described as having one of the finest acoustics in Australia.

Free community performances, music installations to be discovered around the Four Winds site, and a special program for aspiring young musicians, all ensure a diverse range of opportunities for the entire community to engage with the Festival’s artists and their music.

More info and bookings http://fourwinds.com.au/easter-festival

Tickets: $0 – $250

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Sound Shell Saturday | Discover Music in Nature | Saturday 20 April | 10:30am- 4pm

Saturday 20th April, 2019

Featuring:

  • Compass Quartet (saxophones),
  • Enigma Quartet (strings),
  • Arcadia Winds,
  • Australian String Quartet,
  • James Crabb (classical accordion),
  • Elena Kats-Chernin (Composer/piano),
  • Riley Lee (shakuhachi),
  • Bobby Singh (tabla),
  • Sarangan (sitar),
  • Stefan Vladar (piano) and
  • Festival Orchestra.

This day of music in the Sound Shell will begin with a Welcome to Country and present a rich tapestry of music performed by festival artists. You will experience festival artists in a range of new collaborations.

We are delighted to welcome the Australian String Quartet (ASQ) to the Four Winds 2019 Easter Festival. Saturday is your only opportunity to hear them in the Sound Shell. ASQ will be performing with our international guest pianist, Stefan Vladar, in a concert, which also features Four Winds great friends Arcadia Winds.

The Saturday Sound Shell program also introduces our special guest composer, Elena Kats-Chernin.

Tickets: $0 – $250

Info and  bookings http://fourwinds.com.au/easter-festival/sound-shell-saturday-discover-music-in-nature/

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Sound Shell Sunday | Beethoven in the Bush | Sunday 21 April | 1pm – 4pm

Sunday 21st April, 2019

Featuring:

  • Coco’s Lunch,
  • Enigma Quartet,
  • Riley Lee (shakuhachi),
  • Stefan Vladar (piano) and
  • Festival Orchestra.

Discover where Beethoven meets the Australian Bush! This Gala Concert showcases artists from different traditions in a performance the scale of which has never been seen at Four Winds.

Beginning with a journey through the elements with Enigma Quartet and Riley Lee, the performance takes us into the extraordinary vocal world of Coco’s Lunch before culminating in the performance of two great masterpieces by Beethoven. Beethoven ‘Coriolan Overture’ and Piano Concerto No.3 performed by Stefan Vladar and the Festival Orchestra will bring this gala concert and the four days of the Four Winds 2019 Easter Festival to an extraordinary climax.

 

Tickets: $0 – $100

Info and  bookings http://fourwinds.com.au/easter-festival/sound-shell-sunday-beethoven-in-the-bush/

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Annual Malibu Surf Competition – May 11th 2019

Saturday 11th May, 2019

Surfing in Merimbula

The Malibu Surfing Competition is an annual surfing event held in Merimbula. It is a one-day Malibu surf spectacular with surfers surfing through a virtual gauntlet to reach the finals and great honours.

The Malibu event is an open, double elimination event with trophies and prizes for the six finalists and for each of the categories of women’s, juniors, local, men’s, masters, veterans, legends and of course the dead set-legends!

For more information visit the website.  For accommodation in and around Tathra during the event click here.

Jazz Festival

Friday 7th June, 2019 - Monday 10th June, 2019

Jazz lovers adore this seaside festival, celebrating music across 3 days with hundreds of musicians and performers and in 2019 it will see in it’s 39th year!!

The festival was born in 1980, during an impromptu Sunday afternoon gig at Merimbula’s Fishpen, the next year it began in earnest and now includes all styles of jazz from traditional, ragtime, big bands, swing, mainstream, modern and funk.

Features of the weekend are the Jazz Street Parade and Concert, Saturday night Jazz Quest and the late night jam session which has the town rocking until well into the wee hours.  Follow the link here to see the line up for 2019.

Tathra Mountain Biking Enduro

Saturday 8th June, 2019 - Monday 10th June, 2019

Mountain Biking Tathra

The Tathra MTB Enduro has gained a cult following for its super flowing seaside single track, and its enthusiastic community spirit. The event encourages participation of all levels of mountain bike rider, with races styled to meet those needs. The Enduro’s event hub, and over 40km of racing trails, is located within a stone’s throw of the Tathra township. That means you can ride from your accommodation to the start-line, race, and be back for an afternoon surf with the kids. Lots of great prizes to be won.

To find out all the events that are taking place in Tathra’s bike track central or if you need any equipment while you are in town, then visit www.mountainbiking.com.au/tathraenduro

Where:

31 Andy Poole Drive, Tathra NSW

Phone:

6494 4357

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Whale Watching Season

Sunday 1st September, 2019 - Saturday 30th November, 2019

The Sapphire Coast has been named Australia’s premier whale watching destination by Australian Geographic and spring is the best time to see these majestic creatures as they nurse and rest on their annual migration to Antarctica, often with their calves in tow.  If you haven’t ticked whale watching off your bucket list, why not make this year the one you do.  Book a whale watching boat tour or get out amongst the unspoilt wilderness and visit the shore based whale watching hot spots along the spectacular Tathra coastline.  For all you need to know about whale adventures on the Sapphire Coast click here.

Whale Watching Season

Sunday 1st September, 2019 - Saturday 30th November, 2019

The Sapphire Coast has been named Australia’s premier whale watching destination by Australian Geographic and spring is the best time to see these majestic creatures as they nurse and rest on their annual migration to Antarctica, often with their calves in tow.  If you haven’t ticked whale watching off your bucket list, why not make this year the one you do.  Book a whale watching boat tour or get out amongst the unspoilt wilderness and visit the shore based whale watching hot spots along the spectacular Tathra coastline.  For all you need to know about whale adventures on the Sapphire Coast click here.

Whale Watching Season

Sunday 1st September, 2019 - Saturday 30th November, 2019

The Sapphire Coast has been named Australia’s premier whale watching destination by Australian Geographic and spring is the best time to see these majestic creatures as they nurse and rest on their annual migration to Antarctica, often with their calves in tow.  If you haven’t ticked whale watching off your bucket list, why not make this year the one you do.  Book a whale watching boat tour or get out amongst the unspoilt wilderness and visit the shore based whale watching hot spots along the spectacular Tathra coastline.  For all you need to know about whale adventures on the Sapphire Coast click here.

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Candelo Markets

Sunday 5th January, 2020


Take a drive out to Candelo Village for the monthly Candelo Market held on the 1st Sunday of every month from 8.30am to 12.30pm.

It’s the largest market on the Sapphire Coast, with an abundance of stalls and a strong focus on locally produced goods and wares. Candelo is set on the banks of the Candelo River and with a population of just 300, you’ll be surprised by the local fare and busy events calendar.

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Tathra Wharf to Waves

Saturday 18th January, 2020 - Sunday 19th January, 2020

Each year over 400 people jump into the crystal blue waters from the historic Tathra Wharf and swim to the beach to celebrate Wharf to Waves.

The swim claims centre stage of a weekend of fun and fitness in Tathra, which includes a 2km Beach Fun Run and a Bega to the Beach 30km Mountain Bike Ride.

The weekend culminates with volunteers, competitors, sponsors and friends sitting back on the deck while taking in the stunning vista of Tathra Beach.

There will be lots of rides and games to keep the children amused too!

Merimbula Seaside Market

Sunday 19th January, 2020

Cranky Cafe Giant Paella Merimbula

A beautiful 20 minute drive south of Tathra, the Merimbula Seaside Market is held on a spacious, grassy oval at Fishpen on the third Sunday of every month. There are loads of stalls to choose from including local produce, plants, clothing and jewellery, craft and tasty food.

The park is right next door to the surf at Merimbula’s Main Beach, and a 5 minute walk to the sheltered waters of Merimbula Lake.

Hours: 8am to 12:30pm.

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Blue Water Classic – Bermagui

Saturday 25th January, 2020 - Monday 27th January, 2020

Head to the NSW Sapphire Coast for the annual Bermagui Blue Water Classic game fishing tournament over the long weekend in January. A NSW Game Fishing Sanctioned Tournament, competitors who sign up for the tournament will also be chasing other fish such as shark, kingfish and tuna, in the waters north or south of Bermagui.

With a number of tournament trophies and prizes on offer, there really is something for everyone. The prize list is extensive with various categories in the tag and release sections as well as the capture. Prize categories include marlin, other game fish such as yellow fin tuna and shark, junior and lady angler categories, most meritorious, as well as a small fry section and a lucky angler prize.

Tathra Fishing Competition – Australia Day Weekend

Saturday 25th January, 2020 - Monday 27th January, 2020

Celebrate Australia Day at Tathra with a day out fishing with the chance to win great prizes. The Tathra Fishing Club has held this two-day competition since the early sixties. It is now a tradition that enables Club members from all over Australia to get together and catch up. It is also a chance for holiday makers to enter and have some fun while learning from the locals where the best spots to fish are. Seas on Australia Day are usually perfect for fishing with boats venturing out from Kianinny Bay to the ‘shelf’, while others choose the wharf, beach or inlet to try their luck at pulling in the big one. Following the final weigh-ins is a BBQ back at the Fisherman’s Club. A great weekend for those that love their fishing.

Where:

Kianinny Boat Ramp, Tathra NSW

Phone:

6494 1214

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