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Table Cape Tulip Farm Open Days

Table Cape Tulip Farm Open Days

Sat 24 Sep

For a short time only, this picturesque place comes alive in spring with a mass of colour. See Tasmania in her best dress and get some colour therapy at Table Cape!

 Event Details
Venue Table Cape Tulip Farm
Time9:00am - 4:30pm Daily
Cost$10Ad, $2 Ch, $8 Conc
McGrath & Co Lawyers Burnie Show

McGrath & Co Lawyers Burnie Show

Fri 30 Sep

Enjoy your favourites; side show alley, cattle and sheep exhibits, animal nursery, craft displays, The Grand Parade, trade and food stalls, wood chopping, pig racing and whip cracking.

 Event Details
Venue Burnie Show Ground
TimeFri 30 Sept 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sat 1 Oct 8:00am - 4:00pm
Cost$15 Ad, $6 Ch, $35 Fam, $6 Conc.
Burnie District Gem Club Open Day
FREE

Burnie District Gem Club Open Day

Sat 1 Oct

Gem and mineral displays, demonstrations on jewellery making, cutting and polishing gemstones, faceting and making cabochons. Learn how you can get involved.

 Event Details
Venue Highclere Community Hall
Time10:00am - 4:00pm
McGrath & Co Lawyers Burnie Show

McGrath & Co Lawyers Burnie Show

Sat 1 Oct

Enjoy your favourites; side show alley, cattle and sheep exhibits, animal nursery, craft displays, The Grand Parade, trade and food stalls, wood chopping, pig racing and whip cracking.

 Event Details
Venue Burnie Show Ground
TimeFri 30 Sept 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sat 1 Oct 8:00am - 4:00pm
Cost$15 Ad, $6 Ch, $35 Fam, $6 Conc.
Waterfalls of Burnie Scenic Tour

Waterfalls of Burnie Scenic Tour

Sun 2 Oct

Burnie Field Naturalist Club present a bus tour of some of Burnie's wonderful hinterland waterfalls, with short guided walks by local field naturalist Barry Dudman.

 Event Details
Time8:40am Departs Wynyard Bus Depot, 9am Departs the Penguin Interpretation Centre, Burnie.
Cost$30 Ad, $25 club member, $5 Ch if with an adult
Waterlines
FREE

Waterlines

Mon 3 Oct to Fri 7 Oct

The community is invited to help Burnie Arts Council members create a paper sculpture in Plaza Arcade from 3 - 7 Oct, entitled “92% water, we are our own story”.

 Event Details
Venue Plaza Arcade (Opposite Rafferty's Café)
Time10:30 - 3:30pm
Burnie Pokémon GO Walk
FREE

Burnie Pokémon GO Walk

Tue 4 Oct

Youth Making Changes Around Burnie are hosting a Pokémon GO walk starting outside the Burnie Regional Museum and the Burnie Arts and Function Centre.
Bring Team colors, so you can rep your team! If you aren’t level 5 don’t worry, you will be by the end of the walk! Cosplay is welcome, dress up all you like!
Water, and afternoon snacks to picnic on when we get to the beach (30mins break), and then after Burnie Park.
All ages are welcome, however if you are under the age of 16 have a parent or guardian with you

 Event Details
Venue Starting at the Burnie Regional Museum
Time12noon - 2.30pm
Quiz Night
FREE

Quiz Night

Thu 6 Oct to Thu 27 Oct

Quiz night at the Beach Hotel is held every Thursday night at 7.30pm, so round up your friends for a fun-filled evening. Book a table early to secure your spot.

 Event Details
Venue Beach Hotel
Time7:30pm
BIG PICTURE - School Holiday Program

BIG PICTURE - School Holiday Program

Fri 7 Oct

Come and have a go at painting really BIG with artist Jan Suter & Project Officer Birgitta Magnusson-Reid.

 Event Details
Venue Burnie Regional Art Gallery
Time10:00am - 12noon
Cost$10 child. Bookings Essential
Go Fly A Kite
FREE

Go Fly A Kite

Sat 8 Oct

Bring your kites or just yourselves and have a go at flying a kite at BHS Oval with experienced flyer Flocky Bock from the Kite Flyers of Tasmania.

 Event Details
Venue Burnei High School Oval
Time1:00 - 4:00pm
Girls Shine
FREE

Girls Shine

Sat 8 Oct

Have your say and make a better today! Share your ideas and take a selfie at the Girl Guides photo booth, then join in the activities to celebrate International Day of the Girl. Free. NB: This is a wind dependent event so please check Burnie City Council’s Face Book page for changes.

 Event Details
Venue Burnie High School Oval (Look for the Kites)
Time10:30am - 4:00pm
Make A Kite
FREE

Make A Kite

Sat 8 Oct

Free Kite Making Workshop for 7–15 year olds. Join experienced flyer Flocky Bock and learn the art of kite making.

 Event Details
Venue Burnei High School, Assembly Hall
Time10:30am - 12:30pm
CostBookings Essential, limited places. Book at burnietickets.com.au
Bloomin' Tulips Festival
FREE

Bloomin' Tulips Festival

Sat 8 Oct

The banks of Wynyard's Inglis River are bursting with colour as a creative community celebrates with music, fine food, art, tulips and fireworks!

 Event Details
Venue Gutteridge Gardens
Time10:30am - 9:00pm
Vintage Rollers - A Seniors' Week Event
FREE

Vintage Rollers - A Seniors' Week Event

Mon 10 Oct

Feel like a celebrity and travel in style in beautiful vintage cars! Departing Umina Park, residents will be taken for a leisurely drive then to afternoon tea.

 Event Details
Venue Starting from Umina Park
Time1:30pm Departing Umina Park
Come & Try Girl Guides - 5-9 Year Olds
FREE

Come & Try Girl Guides - 5-9 Year Olds

Tue 11 Oct

Girls ( 5-9yrs) bring your sense of adventure and become a Girl Guide for a night. You'll have fun, try new things and make new friends!

 Event Details
Venue Burnie Guide Hall
Time4:30 - 6:00pm
Come & Try Girl Guides - 10-17 Year Olds
FREE

Come & Try Girl Guides - 10-17 Year Olds

Wed 12 Oct

Girls (10-17 yrs) bring your sense of adventure and become a Girl Guide for the night. You'll have fun, try new things and make new friends!

 Event Details
Venue Burnie Guide Hall
Time6:30 - 8:30pm

"Big Splash" - Burnie Aquatic Centre - Official Opening

Sat 15 Oct

Take the plunge and celebrate the opening of the new Burnie Aquatic Centre. A fun-filled day with water activities, music and entertainment for the whole family!

 Event Details
Venue Burnie Aquatic Centre
Time11:00am - 4:00pm
Cost$3 Ad, $2 Ch, $1.50 Spectators, Under 5 Free
Circus on the Sand
FREE

Circus on the Sand

Wed 19 Oct

Fun free activities for families with children aged 0-5 years run by the Burnie Child and Family Centre

 Event Details
Venue West Beach Foreshore
Time10:00am to 2:00pm
Celebrating by the Sea - Twilight Fair
FREE

Celebrating by the Sea - Twilight Fair

Fri 21 Oct

Bring your children to this delightful twilight fair for lots of entertainment, activities, stalls and food.

 Event Details
Venue Leighland Christian School :Burnie Campus
Time4:00 - 8:00pm
Celebrating by the Sea: 40 years of Christian Education: Open Day
FREE

Celebrating by the Sea: 40 years of Christian Education: Open Day

Wed 26 Oct

A celebration assembly starts an open day to mark their 40th anniversary and the school will welcome visitors to see displays, have lunch and reminisce.

 Event Details
Venue Leighland Christian School: Burnie Campus
Time10:00am - 3:00pm
Playgroup Tasmania Teddy Bears Picnic
FREE

Playgroup Tasmania Teddy Bears Picnic

Wed 26 Oct

Children and families are invited to fun in the park at the annual Teddy Bears Picnic.

 Event Details
Venue Burnie Park
Time10:00am - 12:00noon
YMCAB Halloween Party - CANCELLED

YMCAB Halloween Party - CANCELLED

Fri 28 Oct

Update:- unfortunately this years event has been cancelled.
8-14 year olds are invited to YMCAB's Halloween Disco. Come in your best fancy dress for a chance to win ghoulish prizes. Strictly no pass-outs.

 Event Details
Time7:00 - 8:30pm Children must be collected at 8:30pm sharp.
Cost2 includes cordial and snacks
The 2016 SeaFM Model Search

The 2016 SeaFM Model Search

Sat 29 Oct

The search is on for models aged 5 and up! There are 4 categories and no modeling experience is necessary. Entry fee $35 with lots of prizes to be won. Registration forms from SeaFM Burnie, or via Cheetah Event Management Facebook page.

 Event Details
Venue The Burnie Surf Club
Time3:00pm
Cost$5 Ad, $3 Ch, $15 Fam,
Natone Primary School Fair
FREE

Natone Primary School Fair

Sat 29 Oct

Bring your children to this charming country fair for an entertainment filled day for all ages. Great food, craft and affordable kid's activities.

 Event Details
Venue Natone Prinary School
Time10:00am - 2:00pm
Make-A-Wish Home & Garden Show

Make-A-Wish Home & Garden Show

Sat 29 Oct to Sun 30 Oct

An exhibition of goods including gardening, topiary, kitchen, home-wares & much more. There will be give-aways and children's entertainment.

 Event Details
Venue Burnie Arts & Function Centre
TimeSat 29 Oct 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sun 30 Oct 10:00am - 3:00pm
Cost$2 Ad, $1 Ch, $5 Fam