Burnie Shines 2017!

Everything Starts With A Dream

17 years ago The Council had a dream of transforming the way this community feels about itself by building a collection of events and presenting it back to them; to entertain, engage, inspire, teach, trigger memories, to stimulate off-season business and bring us together to celebrate our interests and talents.

This year I think we may come close to achieving that dream, because Burnie Shines this October is going to be EPIC!

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Featured Artists

Exploring the idea that Everything Starts with a Dream, meet six emerging artists from North West Tasmania, who are currently following their arts dreams, studying visual arts at the School of Creative Arts, University of Tasmania, Launceston.

They’ve come from very different backgrounds (and decades), and have vastly different motivations and aspirations about being there, but their paths have converged at university where they can get the qualifications, ideas and inspiration they need to help them on their journeys.

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Exhibitions

The Advocate Gift
Free event

The Advocate Gift

Sunday 1 October to Sunday 15 April

Streets of Burnie
Free event

Streets of Burnie

Monday 2 October to Tuesday 31 October

Moving Conversations Floor Talk
Free event

Moving Conversations Floor Talk

Saturday 21 October

Moving Conversations by Eleanor Austin
Free event

Moving Conversations by Eleanor Austin

Saturday 21 October to Sunday 3 December

Burnie Shines Featured Artists' Exhibition
Free event

Burnie Shines Featured Artists' Exhibition

Saturday 21 October to Sunday 5 November

2017 Paper Clothing Competition
Free event

2017 Paper Clothing Competition

Saturday 21 October to Sunday 3 December

HA! High Art
Free event

HA! High Art

Friday 27 October to Sunday 19 November

Table Cape Tulip Farm

Table Cape Tulip Farm

Saturday 23 September to Sunday 22 October

Tip toe through the tulips and receive some much needed colour therapy after a long winter. Experience one of our exciting events or the indoor display. Light lunches available.

Venue Table Cape Tulip Farm
Time9:00am - 4:30pm
Cost$12 Ad, Ch free
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
Hellyers Road Distillery Whisky Walk

Hellyers Road Distillery Whisky Walk

Sunday 1 October to Tuesday 31 October

Purchase one guided Whisky Walk at Hellyers Road Distillery in October, mention 'BURNIE SHINES' and receive another tour for free.

Venue Hellyers Road Visitor Centre
TimeDaily @10:30am, 11:30am, 2:00pm, 3:00pm
Closed Public Holidays
Cost$17.50pp buy one, get one free. Bookings Essential
Evenings at the Distillery

Evenings at the Distillery

Thursday 19 October to Saturday 28 October

Dine in the distillery with friends for hot toddies, warm hospitality and hearty meals, featuring fresh local produce.

Venue Hellyers Road Distillery
TimeBookings available between
5:30pm - 7:30pm
CostMenu Pricing
9 to 5 The Musical

9 to 5 The Musical

Friday 20 October to Saturday 4 November

Burnie Musical Society presents 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL, an hilarious story of friendship and revenge set in the late 1970s. . Music and lyrics by Dolly Parton, it's based on the 1980 hit movie 9 to 5.

Venue Burnie Arts & Function Centre - Theatre
Time7:30pm Fri 20, Sat 21, Thur 26, Fri 27, Sat 28 Oct.& Thur 2, Fri 3, Sat 4 Nov
2:00pm Matinee Sat 28 Oct & Sat 4 Nov.
Cost$35pp, $28 Conc., $28 Sub, $24 Sub Con, $25 Group 10+
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
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
Indoor Bowls  - All Welcome

Indoor Bowls - All Welcome

Saturday 21 October

Everyone is welcome to join members for a friendly game of indoor bowls on Saturday evenings.

Venue Burnie Senior Citizens Clubrooms
Time7:00 - 9:00pm
Cost$2
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
Cherry Blossom Celebration

Cherry Blossom Celebration

Saturday 21 October

See the magnificent display of flowering cherries in a stunning setting of lakes and Japanese plants. Enjoy the great variety of stalls, Japanese art and culture.

Venue Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden
Time10:00am - 4:00pm
Cost $10 Ad, Ch free when with an adult
The Mikado @ Metro Cinema

The Mikado @ Metro Cinema

Saturday 21 October to Sunday 22 October

Gilbert and Sullivan’s much-loved comic opera captured live from the English National Opera.

Venue Metro Cinema
Time2:00pm
Cost$17 Ad, $12.50 Ch, $15 Conc
The Chapel Feast

The Chapel Feast

Saturday 21 October

Let's get together and celebrate great community, amazing food, fine wine and just a darn good night out. This will be a long table style event so come prepared to make some new friends!

Venue The Chapel
Time7:30pm
Cost$75pp Bookings Essential
Picnic in the Paddock

Picnic in the Paddock

Sunday 22 October

Guide Falls Farm invites everyone to their ‘Picnic in the Paddock’ for a delicious family day out. Let the brass band entertain you, sample some brews from the straw bale bar, or visit the farm animals.

Venue Guide Falls Farm
Time12noon - 4:00pm
Cost$10 Ad, $5 Ch (Entry) Gourmet Picnic Hampers available by pre order POA
B&E Burnie Ten

B&E Burnie Ten

Sunday 22 October

Australia's premier 10km road race provides an opportunity to participate with the nation's elite athletes. This year incorporating the Australian Masters Games 10km event.

Venue Wilson St Burnie CBD
TimeFrom 11:00am
CostVarious
Jade Hurley - Solo (Make-A-Wish Fundraiser)

Jade Hurley - Solo (Make-A-Wish Fundraiser)

Sunday 22 October

Jade Hurley O.A.M. is considered by many to be the king of Country and Rock ‘n’ Roll music in Australasia and the ultimate showman. This show is a fundraiser for Make-A-Wish Burnie.

Venue Burnie Arts & Function Centre - Town Hall
Time3:00pm
Cost$49.50
Live @ The Point - CoolTrain

Live @ The Point - CoolTrain

Sunday 22 October

Hear the cool grooves, danceable tunes and some smooth ballads of CoolTrain, entertaining Northern Tasmanian audiences with their mix of pop, rock, country and blues for over a decade. Licensed.

Venue The Point West Park
Time2:30 - 5:00pm
Cost$5
Seniors' Eight Ball

Seniors' Eight Ball

Monday 23 October

Anyone over 50 is invited to a friendly morning game of eight ball.

Venue Burnie Senior Citizens Clubrooms
Time8:30am - 12noon
Cost$3 inc. morning tea