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Mancell Financial Group TASART Exhibition 2016
FREE

Mancell Financial Group TASART Exhibition 2016

Sat 24 Sep

38th annual TasArt exhibition, presented by the Burnie Coastal Art Group is a selected exhibition of works by Tasmanian artists vying for a prize from the $23,000 prize pool.

 Event Details
Venue Burnie Regional Art Gallery
TimeMon-Fri 10:00am - 4:30pm
Sat, Sun & Pub Hol 1:30 - 4:00pm
Burnie Today & Yesterday by Wednesday Painters
FREE

Burnie Today & Yesterday by Wednesday Painters

Sat 24 Sep

Exhibition of paintings and drawings by local miniaturists.

 Event Details
Venue Rialto Gallery Restaurant
TimeMon-Fri 12:00 - 2:00pm
Sat 5:30pm - Late
Patrick Grieve - Exhibition Opening - A Wider View of the New Season
FREE

Patrick Grieve - Exhibition Opening - A Wider View of the New Season

Thu 29 Sep

Emma Bett will officially open A Wider View of the New Season, an exhibition of paintings by Patrick Grieve.

 Event Details
Venue Burnie Regional Art Gallery
Time6:00pm
CostRSVP Required by 26th Sept
Immateriate, an exhibition by Alex Wanders
FREE

Immateriate, an exhibition by Alex Wanders

Thu 29 Sep

An exhibition of contemporary paintings by Tasmanian artist Alex Wanders exploring modern faith, with exhibits from the UTAS cultural collections.

 Event Details
Venue Makers' Space Gallery, Makers' Workshop
Time9:00am - 5:00pm
Ghosts of the North-West: Murder, Mayhem, and Death
FREE

Ghosts of the North-West: Murder, Mayhem, and Death

Fri 30 Sep

Be thrilled by early stories of sad endings, frightful situations and the memories left behind … from 1825 until the 1929 floods.

 Event Details
Venue Burnie Regional Museum
TimeMon - Fri 10:00am - 4:30pm
Sat, Sun & Pub Hol 1:30 - 4:00pm
Burnie Horse Show - In conjunction with the Burnie Show
FREE

Burnie Horse Show - In conjunction with the Burnie Show

Fri 30 Sep

Spectacular Equestrian competitions including dressage, official saddle classes all breeds, led and ridden classes, supreme all breeds. Unofficial saddle and rider classes, pony club events, beginner and lead rein and unofficial show jumping.

 Event Details
Venue Fernpark Equestrian Centre
TimeFri 9:30am - 3:00pm
Sat & Sun 9:00am - 4:00pm
Dream Big Photo Exhibition
FREE

Dream Big Photo Exhibition

Sat 1 Oct

Grade 5 students had the opportunity to learn about interesting jobs through site visits. This photo exhibition shows their experiences learning as they dream about their future.

 Event Details
Venue City Square Arcade
TimeSat 1 Oct 11:00am - 1:00pm
Mon 3 - Fri 7 Oct 9:00am - 3:30pm
Tarkine in Motion
FREE

Tarkine in Motion

Sat 1 Oct

The Tarkine in Motion project immersed 130 artists, photographers and performers in the Tarkine Wilderness to connect, create and share this wild landscape. This exhibition represents the outcome of that shared experience.

 Event Details
Venue Centro Plaza
Patrick Grieve - A Wider View of the New Season. Burnie Shines Featured Artist 2016
FREE

Patrick Grieve - A Wider View of the New Season. Burnie Shines Featured Artist 2016

Sat 1 Oct

This exhibition marks 25 years of painting practice and the central role that NW Coast landscapes have on Patrick's work.

 Event Details
Venue Burnie Regional Art Gallery
TimeMon - Fri 10:00am - 4:30pm
Sat, Sun & Pub Hol 1:30 - 4:00pm
Burnie Farmers' Market
FREE

Burnie Farmers' Market

Sat 1 Oct

Buy the freshest and best produce from local growers, bakers and makers.

 Event Details
Venue Burnie Showgrounds
Time8:00am - 12noon
Free Entry Via Smith Street
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
Burnie Horse Show - In conjunction with the Burnie Show
FREE

Burnie Horse Show - In conjunction with the Burnie Show

Sat 1 Oct

Spectacular Equestrian competitions including dressage, official saddle classes all breeds, led and ridden classes, supreme all breeds. Unofficial saddle and rider classes, pony club events, beginner and lead rein and unofficial show jumping.

 Event Details
Venue Fernpark Equestrian Centre
TimeFri 9:30am - 3:00pm
Sat & Sun 9:00am - 4:00pm
Burnie Horse Show - In conjunction with the Burnie Show
FREE

Burnie Horse Show - In conjunction with the Burnie Show

Sun 2 Oct

Spectacular Equestrian competitions including dressage, official saddle classes all breeds, led and ridden classes, supreme all breeds. Unofficial saddle and rider classes, pony club events, beginner and lead rein and unofficial show jumping.

 Event Details
Venue Fernpark Equestrian Centre
TimeFri 9:30am - 3:00pm
Sat & Sun 9:00am - 4:00pm
Burnie Ladies Probus Club Inc. Floral Day
FREE

Burnie Ladies Probus Club Inc. Floral Day

Mon 3 Oct

All welcome to this general meeting with plant exchange and an expert horticultural speaker.

 Event Details
Venue South Burnie Bowls Club
Time10:00am
Know Your LINC
FREE

Know Your LINC

Mon 3 Oct to Fri 28 Oct

Come along for an informative tour of the redeveloped Burnie LINC and learn how to do new things on site.

 Event Details
Venue Burnie LINC
Time2:00pm Mondays and 11:00am Fridays
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
Alex Wanders - Exhibition Opening - Immateriate
FREE

Alex Wanders - Exhibition Opening - Immateriate

Thu 6 Oct

Official opening of an exhibition of contemporary paintings by Tasmanian artist, Alex Wanders who is exploring modern faith.

 Event Details
Venue Makers' Space, Makers' Workshop
Time5:00 - 7:00pm
CostFree. RSVP Required
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
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
Morning Melodies
FREE

Morning Melodies

Thu 13 Oct

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

 Event Details
Venue Burnie Arts & Function Centre
Burnie Farmers' Market
FREE

Burnie Farmers' Market

Sat 15 Oct

Buy the freshest and best produce from local growers, bakers and makers.

 Event Details
Venue Burnie Showgrounds
Time8:00am - 12noon
Burnie's Big Book Fair
FREE

Burnie's Big Book Fair

Sat 15 Oct

Grab a bargain or find a treasure from the thousands of pre-loved books, puzzles and CDs at Tasmania's biggest book fair.

 Event Details
Venue Former Catholic Primary School
Time8:30am - 4:30pm
Floor Talk by Patrick Grieve - A Wider View of the New Season
FREE

Floor Talk by Patrick Grieve - A Wider View of the New Season

Sun 16 Oct

Hear a floor talk by Burnie Shines Featured artist, Patrick Grieve at his exhibition "A Wider View of the New Season".

 Event Details
Venue Burnie Regional Art Gallery
Time2:00pm
CostFree. Bookings required. RSVP by Thurs 13 Oct
Minds Do Matter Art Exhibition
FREE

Minds Do Matter Art Exhibition

Mon 17 Oct to Fri 28 Oct

This is a mixed medium exhibition on the theme of "Mental Health Begins With Me".

 Event Details
Venue Studio 2 Eleven Gallery
TimeMon - Fri 10:00am - 2:00pm
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
Burnie Stringalong Orchestra in the Atrium
FREE

Burnie Stringalong Orchestra in the Atrium

Thu 27 Oct

Burnie's newest student ensemble plays in its favourite space.

 Event Details
Venue Burnie City Council
Time3:30pm - 4:15pm
Free Book Launch, Drinks and a Movie with Rachael Treasure!
FREE

Free Book Launch, Drinks and a Movie with Rachael Treasure!

Thu 27 Oct

Meet best-selling author of rural romance novels, Rachael Treasure over a drink, as she chats about her new memoir Down the Dirt Roads. Followed by a screening of the documentary Polyfaces, which paints the portrait of Time Magazine’s “most innovative farmer in the world.”

 Event Details
Venue Metro Cinema
Time6:30pm Refreshments, talk and Q&A
followed by book signing, 7:30pm Movie - Polyfaces (90min)
CostFree entry, Bookings Essential, Book at burnietickets.com.au. Down the Dirt Roads (rrp $35) available on the night.
Burnie Athletic Club's 130th Anniversary Exhibition
FREE

Burnie Athletic Club's 130th Anniversary Exhibition

Sat 29 Oct to Mon 31 Oct

Athletics club history will be on display to celebrate the 130th anniversary of the club this year. The vast collection of memorabilia shows highlights from its rich history.

 Event Details
Venue Burnie Regional Art Gallery
TimeMon-Fri 10:00am - 4:30pm
Sat, Sun & Pub Hol 1:30 - 4:00pm
RACT Insurance Tasmanian Portraiture Prize 2016
FREE

RACT Insurance Tasmanian Portraiture Prize 2016

Sat 29 Oct

This prize presented by RACT Insurance, is a prestigious award for Tasmanian artists, aged under 30. This selected exhibition is touring Tasmania.

 Event Details
Venue Burnie Regional Art Gallery
TimeMon - Fri 10:00am - 4:30pm
Sat, Sun & Pub Hol 1:30 - 4:00pm
SWAP MEET - Small Ford Owners
FREE

SWAP MEET - Small Ford Owners

Sat 29 Oct

Calling car enthusiasts to participate in a Swap Meet. Buy or sell a motoring treasure. Some small Fords will be on display and other vehicles are welcome.

 Event Details
Venue Burnie High School
Time9:00am - 2:00pm
CostFree public entry. Site fees - $5 small site, $10 large site.
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