Free

Mancell Financial Group 2017 TASART Exhibition
Free event

Mancell Financial Group 2017 TASART Exhibition

Saturday 23 September to Saturday 14 October

Now in its 39th year, TASART is a major event on the arts calendar in NW Tasmania and is arguably among the oldest and most prestigious annual community art exhibitions in Tasmania.

Venue Burnie Regional Art Gallery
Time10:00am-4:30pm Mon - Fri, 1:30-4:00pm Sat, Sun & Public Hols
On This Day…
Free event

On This Day…

Sunday 1 October to Friday 17 August

Join us on Facebook where we will be posting every available front page from TROVE, of every Advocate newspaper, every day, for a whole year!

We Need Your Help!
Free event

We Need Your Help!

Sunday 1 October to Sunday 15 April

We are keen to get as many issues of Advocate newspapers, available on TROVE, transcribed as possible! Go to www.trove.nla.gov.au to get started. If you need help, just ask us!

TimeAnytime
Flash Mob
Free event

Flash Mob

Sunday 1 October to Tuesday 31 October

Flash Mob..! Look out for Flash Mobs appearing randomly throughout October.

Venue Various locations
TimeRandom
The Advocate Gift
Free event

The Advocate Gift

Sunday 1 October to Sunday 15 April

Vinegar disease strikes one million! This fantastic collection of photographic negatives was given to the BRM; preserving the collection for the future!

Venue Burnie Regional Museum
Time10.00am to 4:30pm Weekdays and 1.30pm to 4.00pm Weekends and Public Holidays
(closed Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year’s Day)
Ladies Probus Club of Burnie Inc
Free event

Ladies Probus Club of Burnie Inc

Monday 2 October

All welcome to this general meeting of Burnie Ladies Probus Club which aims to promote the development of friendship and fellowship.

Venue South Burnie Bowls Club
Time10:00am - 12noon
Streets of Burnie
Free event

Streets of Burnie

Monday 2 October to Tuesday 31 October

Display of historical photos, maps and information on the streets of Burnie from Burnie LINC's collection.

Venue Burnie LINC
Time9:30am - 5:30pm Mon - Tue, 9:30am - 6:00pm Wed - Thu
9:30am - 7:00pm Fri, 9:30am - 12:30pm Sat, Closed Sun
Trivia Night
Free event

Trivia Night

Thursday 5 October

Enjoy all the fun of InnQUIZitive trivia using big screen technology for an exciting trivia experience. Bring a team for a meal and a chance to win some great prizes.

Venue Beach Hotel
Time 7:30 - 10:30pm
The Environment Potion, - An exhibition of photographs and silk installations by Con Rhee
Free event

The Environment Potion, - An exhibition of photographs and silk installations by Con Rhee

Thursday 5 October to Monday 13 November

North-West artist Con Rhee unveils his new, site-specific silk installations and photographs. Immerse yourself in this multi-sensory experience and take a dose of the Environment Potion!

Venue Makers' Space - Makers' Workshop
Time9:00am - 5:00pm Daily
Burnie Show, Light Horse Section
Free event

Burnie Show, Light Horse Section

Friday 6 October to Sunday 8 October

Spectacular Equestrian competitions for professional to inexperienced riders in dressage, official saddle classes all breeds and unofficial saddle and rider classes, pony club events and more.

Venue Fernglade Equestrian Centre
TimeFri & Sat 9:00am - 3:30pm
Sun 9:00am -4:00pm
Burnie Foreshore Markets
Free event

Burnie Foreshore Markets

Saturday 7 October

Buy fresh produce, hot food, secondhand goods, wine, plants, bric a brac, baked goods, crafts, clothing and lots more.

Venue Burnie Yacht Club
Time8:00am - 1:00pm
Burnie District Gemstone Club's 50th Anniversary Celebration
Free event

Burnie District Gemstone Club's 50th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday 7 October

Celebrating 50 years with an open day. Everyone is invited to see their rock, mineral and jewellery displays as well as polishing, faceting and silver smithing demonstrations.

Venue Burnie District Gemstone Club - Highclere Hall
Time10:00am - 3:00pm
Burnie Youth Council Art Challenge Winners Exhibition
Free event

Burnie Youth Council Art Challenge Winners Exhibition

Monday 9 October to Sunday 15 October

The exhibition showcases the winners and runners-up
from each section of this years’ Burnie Youth Council Art Challenge.

Venue Burnie Regional Art Gallery
TimeMon - Fri 10:00am - 4:30pm
Sat, Sun & Public Hols 1:30 - 4:00pm
Open Rehearsal - City of Burnie Brass Band
Free event

Open Rehearsal - City of Burnie Brass Band

Tuesday 10 October

You're invited to an Open Rehearsal. It's a fantastic opportunity to bring your instruments along and play with the band or simply relax and listen to the music.

Venue Bandrooms
Time7:30pm
The Balfour Correspondent book launch
Free event

The Balfour Correspondent book launch

Tuesday 10 October

Present dayJames Dryburgh responds to the letters written to The Weekly Courier by a 14 year old girl from wild, isolated Balfour over 100 years ago. Creating a powerful dialogue across time and space.

Venue Burnie Regional Museum
Time6:30pm
Trivia Night
Free event

Trivia Night

Thursday 12 October

Enjoy all the fun of InnQUIZitive trivia using big screen technology for an exciting trivia experience. Bring a team for a meal and a chance to win some great prizes.

Venue Beach Hotel
Time 7:30 - 10:30pm
Brew, Extract & Sip … The Flavours of Coffee
Free event

Brew, Extract & Sip … The Flavours of Coffee

Saturday 14 October

Something is brewing @ Infuse Coffee Roasters this Burnie Shines. Come and experience our coffee brewing sessions where you will enjoy different ways of brewing coffee with our alternative brewing devices.

Venue Infuse Coffee Roasters
Time9:00am - 12noon
Giant Book Fair
Free event

Giant Book Fair

Saturday 14 October

Emu Bay Lions Club's annual second hand book fair provides an opportunity for book lovers to stock up with next year's reading supplies, and a chance to discover that one treasure you have been searching for!

Venue Old Stella Maris Primary School behind the Catholic Church
Time 8:30am - 4:30pm
Sailors & Sirens - Live Music @ the Otis Room
Free event

Sailors & Sirens - Live Music @ the Otis Room

Saturday 14 October

Dance to the sound of Devonport’s pop rock band, Sailors and Sirens, live at The Otis Room.

Venue The Otis Room
Time9:00pm
Bloomin' Tulips Festival
Free event

Bloomin' Tulips Festival

Saturday 14 October

Something for everyone. Be entertained all day with live music, roving entertainers, quality Tasmanian food, wine, beer, craft and arts.

Venue Gutteridge Gardens
Time11:00am - 9:00pm
Burnie Hymnfest
Free event

Burnie Hymnfest

Sunday 15 October

A wonderful afternoon of singing the well known hymns of the past and raising support for the Bible Society's literacy work with marginalised women in Pakistan.

Venue St George's Anglican Church
Time2:30 - 4:00pm
Vintage Rollers - A Seniors' Week Event
Free event

Vintage Rollers - A Seniors' Week Event

Tuesday 17 October

Umina Park residents get dressed up to travel in some amazing vintage cars on a leisurely drive around Burnie then to a Devonshire afternoon tea.

Trivia Night
Free event

Trivia Night

Thursday 19 October

Enjoy all the fun of InnQUIZitive trivia using big screen technology for an exciting trivia experience. Bring a team for a meal and a chance to win some great prizes.

Venue Beach Hotel
Time 7:30 - 10:30pm
Graeme Base Book Signing
Free event

Graeme Base Book Signing

Thursday 19 October

Award Winning Children's author & Illustrator, will be at Not Just Books for a book signing of his new book, 'The Amazing Monster Detectorscope'. Come & meet Australia's favourite children's author.

Venue Not Just Books
Time from 3:30pm
Morning Melodies
Free event

Morning Melodies

Thursday 19 October

All welcome to join in this fun, free event with a morning of sing -a -longs, instrumental recitals and musical performances.

Venue Town Hall - Burnie Arts & Function Centre
Time10:00am - 12noon
Exhibition Opening - Moving Conversations by Eleanor Austin
Free event

Exhibition Opening - Moving Conversations by Eleanor Austin

Friday 20 October

Exhibition of paintings by local artist Eleanor Austin, entitled 'Moving Conversations' will be opened by Mohan Matthews from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Canberra.

Venue Burnie Regional Art Gallery
TimeOpens Fri 20 Oct @ 6:00pm RSVP by 18 Oct
CostRSVP Essential
Burnie Shines Feature Artist Exhibition Opening
Free event

Burnie Shines Feature Artist Exhibition Opening

Friday 20 October

Official Opening of the Burnie Shines Feature Artist Exhibition by Dr Karen Hall, Tasmanian College of the Arts, Inveresk Site Coordinator, Course Coordinator Bachelor of Contemporary Arts with University of Tasmania.

Venue Burnie Regional Art Gallery
Time 6:00pm
CostFree - RSVP by 16 Oct
Cam Windram - Live Music @ the Otis Room
Free event

Cam Windram - Live Music @ the Otis Room

Friday 20 October

Hear the sound of local performer, Cam Windram live at The Otis Room.

Venue The Otis Room
Time9:00pm
Leighland Christian School Burnie Twilight Fair
Free event

Leighland Christian School Burnie Twilight Fair

Friday 20 October

Bring your children to this delightful family-focused Twilight Fair. Loads of activities, entertainment, stalls, face painting, food, auction and much more!

Venue Leighland Christian School - Burnie Campus
Time4.00 - 8.00pm
Burnie Foreshore Markets
Free event

Burnie Foreshore Markets

Saturday 21 October

Buy fresh produce, hot food, secondhand goods, wine, plants, bric a brac, baked goods, crafts, clothing and lots more.

Venue Burnie Yacht Club
Time8:00am - 1:00pm
Burnie Farmers' Market
Free event

Burnie Farmers' Market

Saturday 21 October

Buy the freshest and best produce direct from local growers, makers and bakers. Check out the country arts and crafts section or grab an early morning coffee from the café.

Venue Burnie Showground,
Time8:00am - 12 noon
Moving Conversations Floor Talk
Free event

Moving Conversations Floor Talk

Saturday 21 October

Hear artist Eleanor Austin and Curator, Sean Kelly, discuss Austin's new body of work presented in the exhibition "Moving Conversations".

Venue Burnie Regional Art Gallery
Time2:00 - 3:00pm
Brew, Extract & Sip … The Flavours of Coffee
Free event

Brew, Extract & Sip … The Flavours of Coffee

Saturday 21 October

Something is brewing @ Infuse Coffee Roasters this Burnie Shines. Come and experience our coffee brewing sessions where you will enjoy different ways of brewing coffee with our alternative brewing devices.

Venue Infuse Coffee Roasters
Time9:00am - 12noon
Moving Conversations by Eleanor Austin
Free event

Moving Conversations by Eleanor Austin

Saturday 21 October to Sunday 3 December

Exhibition of paintings exploring facets of human interactions based on Eleanor's keen observations of people.

Venue Burnie Regional Art Gallery
TimeMon - Fri 10:00am - 4:30pm
Sat,Sun & Public Hols 1:30- 4:00pm
Burnie Shines Featured Artists' Exhibition
Free event

Burnie Shines Featured Artists' Exhibition

Saturday 21 October to Sunday 5 November

Everything starts with a dream, just ask the six emerging artists from NW Tas who are currently studying fine arts and contemporary arts at UTAS, who've come together in this exhibition of recent works.

Venue Burnie Regional Art Gallery
TimeMon - Fri 10:00am - 4:30pm
Sat, Sun & Public Hols 1:30 - 4:00pm
Johnny Wilson & Mick Temby - Live Music at the Otis Room
Free event

Johnny Wilson & Mick Temby - Live Music at the Otis Room

Saturday 21 October

See local musicians Johnny Wilson and Mick Temby put on a show at The Otis Room.

Venue The Otis Room
Time9:00pm
2017 Paper Clothing Competition
Free event

2017 Paper Clothing Competition

Saturday 21 October to Sunday 3 December

Challenging individuals and teams from local schools and colleges to create life size garments from any paper products.

Venue Burnie Regional Art Gallery
TimeMon - Fri 10:00am - 4:30pm
Sat, Sun & Public Hols 1:30pm - 4:00pm
'Teddy Bears Picnic' at Burnie Playgroup celebrating Children's Week
Free event

'Teddy Bears Picnic' at Burnie Playgroup celebrating Children's Week

Tuesday 24 October

Families, Parents, Carers and Grandparents with children aged 0-5 are invited to join in the fun of the 'Teddy Bears Picnic' @ Playgroup to celebrate Children's Week.

Venue The Doorways to Parenting Centre
Time10:00am - 12noon
'A Teddy Bears Adventure' celebrating Children's Week
Free event

'A Teddy Bears Adventure' celebrating Children's Week

Wednesday 25 October

Families, Parents, Carers and Grandparents with children aged 0-5 years are invited to join in the fun and adventure at this Children's Week event at the Burnie PCYC.

Venue PCYC @ the Burnie Aquatic Centre
Time10:00am - 2:00pm
Stringalong in the Atrium
Free event

Stringalong in the Atrium

Thursday 26 October

Burnie Stringalong Orchestra is now two years old and well established. This performance will feature its 20 players aged 9 - 18 demonstrating a varied program of string music.

Venue Burnie City Council Atrium
Time3:30 - 4:15pm
Trivia Night
Free event

Trivia Night

Thursday 26 October

Enjoy all the fun of InnQUIZitive trivia using big screen technology for an exciting trivia experience. Bring a team for a meal and a chance to win some great prizes.

Venue Beach Hotel
Time 7:30 - 10:30pm
HA! High Art
Free event

HA! High Art

Friday 27 October to Sunday 19 November

An annual series of exhibitions by local high schools and colleges that are exhibited in the Gallery’s Foyer Space.
Parklands High: 27 Oct—19 Nov

Venue Burnie Regional Art Gallery
TimeMon - Fri 10:00am - 4:30pm
Sat, Sun & Public Hols 1:30 - 4:00pm
Burnie District Gemstone Club's 50th Anniversary Celebration
Free event

Burnie District Gemstone Club's 50th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday 28 October

Celebrating 50 years with an open day. Everyone is invited to see their rock, mineral and jewellery displays as well as polishing, faceting and silver smithing demonstrations.

Venue Burnie District Gemstone Club - Highclere Hall
Time10:00am - 3:00pm
Giant Book Fair
Free event

Giant Book Fair

Saturday 28 October

Emu Bay Lions Club's annual second hand book fair provides an opportunity for book lovers to stock up with next year's reading supplies, and a chance to discover that one treasure you have been searching for!

Venue Old Stella Maris Primary School behind the Catholic Church
Time 8:30am - 4:30pm