SATURDAYFish & Fin Saturday and Sunday, from 10am, D’Albora Marina, Nelson Bay. A weekend-long celebration, part of the Love Seafood Festival. A great family day out with something for everyone –from cooking demonstrations and masterclasses to educational talks, seafood tastings and a Kids Fun Zone with interactive displays, touch tanks and fish feeding. Go to portstephens.org419论坛/loveseafood for program of events.
Glenrock Beach-Clean Picnic 9.30am, Glenrock State Conservation Reserve. A morning of bushwalking, beaching and picnicing (plus a little bit of rubbish clean-up). Meet at the bottom of Scout Camp Road. Gloves and bagsprovided.
Newcastle Jazz Festival 2017 Saturday and Sunday, Wests New Lambton. Traditional jazz, mainstream, swing, blues, contemporary, jazz orchestras and big bands.
2017 Food & Wine Expo Saturday and Sunday, Newcastle Entertainment Centre.Free tastings and samples from more than 80 gourmet exhibitors, demonstrations and thelatest products and ideas.
East Maitland CWA Branch Market Day 8am to 2pm,162 George Street,East Maitland. Market stalls; Devonshire tea; bric-a-brac and more.
Kurri Kurri Girl Guides Garage Sale 8am to 1pm,Kurri Kurri Guide Hall, 116 Lang Street, Kurri Kurri. New and quality pre-loved items for sale; BBQ and more. Raises funds for members to attend an International Jamboree in 2018.
Morpeth Tea Party10am to 5pm, Saturday and Sunday, Campbell’s Store, 175 Swan Street, Morpeth.
QuiltaramaSaturday, 10am to 4pm, andSunday,10am to 3pm,Clarence Town School of Arts Hall, 48 Grey Street, Clarence Town. Quilts and quilted items on display; items for sale include patchwork, quilting and sewing supplies, handmade gifts and other crafts. Vote for your favourite quilt or quilted item. Cafe food available.
Spring Fair 201710am to 3pm, St Philip’sChristian College, Lomas Lane, Nulkaba. Cake and craft stalls; entertainment; woodchopping; amusement rides; a petting zoo and more.
Newcastle International Animation Festival Saturday and Sunday, 6pm to 9pm, Tower Cinemas Newcastle. Animators bring you the world’s finest bite-sized animated films. Cost $10 per session or $25 for a weekend pass.
Laguna Public School Art Exhibition Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 4pm, Laguna Community Hall.
2017 Sleapy’s Day Noon, Townsen Oval, Newcastle. Money raised from ticket sales donated directly to those affected by cancer or adversity.
From Us To You 9am to 1pm, Alesco Senior College, 100 Laman Street, Newcastle West. Browse, try on and take a gorgeous outfit for your school formal for free. Dresses range in size from 6 to 22; shoes, bags, jewellery, hair adornments, men’s suits and shirts.
Super Street Sale 8am to 2pm, Beach Road, Wangi Wangi.
Musica Viva: Takacs Quartet7.30pm, Conservatorium of Music, Auckland Street, Newcastle.
Hunter Valley Steam TrainsLachlan Valley Railway will be running steam locomotive 5917 from Maitland Railway Station. Seating is limited.Visit lvr南京夜网419论坛 for booking information or go to trybooking南京夜网.
SUNDAYShortland Family Fun Day 10am to 2pm, Tuxford Park, Shortland. Free rides; markets; entertainment; sporting clinics and more.
Car Boot Sale 7.30am to 2.30pm, PCYC Newcastle.
All Japanese Day 9am, McDonald Jones Stadium, Broadmeadow. Presented by Newcastle Sporting Car Club Inc, Toyota Nationals Inc andShannons.Entry $10 per car, spectators free.
DKs Show & ShineMorisset Showgrounds, 40 Ourimbah Street, Morisset. Gates open at 7.30am for entrants and stall holders; 10am for spectators. All money donated to Epilepsy Action Australia.
NSW Rural Fire Service Lower Hunter Field Day 8.30am, Maitland Showground. Firefighter action; emergency vehicle display; trade displays; food stalls; face painting; amusement rides;bushfire information stand and more.
Lake Macquarie Running Festival 7.30am, The Esplanade, Warners Bay. There’s an event for everyone, including the 4km Kids Scamper, Newcastle Permanent’s 10.5km Fun Run and the Half Marathon.
Hoyts Rewind 3.30pm, Hoyts Charlestown. The Lion King.
The Fashion Circle 10am, Club Maitland City, Rutherford. Browse pre-loved clothes and accessories. Entry $5.
Paterson Rotary Club Car Boot Sale 8am, near Tucker Park, Paterson.
Lemon Jam 10am to 4pm, Lemon Tree Passage. Music; markets; kids’ activities; raffles.
SAVE THE DATEThe Women’s Adventure Film Tour comes to Tower Cinemas Newcastle on September 6. The film selection comes from the Mountainfilm festival in Telluride, Colorado, and tells real stories about women from a variety of cultures.Tickets at eventbrite南京夜网419论坛.
MARKETSSwansea Markets Saturday, 7.30am to 1pm,Quinn Park, Galgabba Street, Swansea.All proceeds to East Lake Macquarie Historical Society.
Sacred Tree Markets Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 3pm,d’Albora Marina, Nelson Bay.
Lake Macquarie City Farmers Market and Tighes Hill Farmers Market Saturday, 7.30am to 1pm, Tighes Hill TAFE.
Handmade in the Hunter Markets Saturday, 9am to 3pm, Kevin Sobels Wines, corner Broke and Halls roads, Pokolbin.
Port Stephens Market Saturday, 9am to 1pm,Port Stephens Church of Christ, 2789 Nelson Bay Road, Salt Ash.
Clarence Town Community Markets Saturday, 8am to noon, ClarenceTownBowling Sport and Recreation Club.
Newcastle FlowerMarketsSaturday, 9.30am to noon, 1 Rural Drive, Sandgate.
Hunter Street Organic Food MarketSaturday, 9am to 3pm, Hunter Street Mall, Newcastle.
Hunter Wine Country MarketsSaturday, 9am to 3pm, De Bortoli Wines, 532 Wine Country Drive, Pokolbin.
Adamstown Lions MarketSunday,8am to noon,corner Glebe and Brunker roads, Adamstown.
Newcastle & Hunter Vietnam Veterans Inc. Market Sunday, 7am to 1pm, Wickham Park, Islington.New stall sites available, phone Pat Burke on 0413 333 165.
Tomaree Market Sunday,8.30am to 1pm, Tomaree Sports Complex park, Nelson Bay Road, Nelson Bay.
Newcastle City Farmers Market Sunday, 7am to 1pm, Newcastle Showground, Broadmeadow.
ARTSWollombi Cultural Centre Paintings & Mosaics: Kaye Lovie, Mary Francis, Marilyn Miller, Julie Eller. Ends Sunday.
Cooks Hill GalleriesAdam Cullenand the Cubists, by Adam Cullen, Gavin Fry, Shannon Woodward.
Cessnock Regional Art Gallery This Place In Me, by Lorraine Hall. Until September 17.
Newcastle Art Space Gallery Equivocal, byJoerg Lehmann,Nerissa Lowe,Stuart Marlin.
The Lock-UpRelay League, by Angelica Mesiti. Until September 17.
Lake Macquarie City Art GalleryGlass Cage, byLezlie Tilley; Book Club, by Chris Bond, Deidre Brollo, Simryn Gill, Julie Gough, Stephen Goddard, William Kentridge, Archie Moore, Brigita Ozolins, Patrick Pound, Cyrus Tang, Ahn Wells, Naomi Riddle. Start Sunday.
Morpeth Gallery Max Mannis. Ends Sunday.
Australia’s Most Famous BabiesHamilton Library. Afree travelling display featuring May Gibbs’ iconic artworkincluding Snugglepot and Cuddlepie and the gumnut babies. Until September 1.
Timeless TextilesMusings, by Margaret Adams. Until September 10.
Watt Space GalleryPhotograph as Object: Works by third year Photomedia students;Ice Age Remnants, by Patrick Torley;Pas Romantique by Hannah Dunn. Ends Sunday.
Port Stephens Art CentreA Hint of Colour. Until September 5.
Newcastle Art GalleryKilgour Prize 2017; The Figure Feminine. Until October 15.
Art Systems WickhamFusion, by Christine Ros. Ends Sunday.
Gallery 139The Clocking Tick, by Olivia Parsonage. Ends Sunday.
Gloucester GalleryGloucester High School HSC Students. Until September 9.
Acrux Art GalleryDreaming In Colour.
Maitland Regional Art GalleryFertile Ground, by Gaye Shield and Julie Hosking. Until October 22.ATLAS; Play, by Sylvia Ray. Until October 8. Fiona Foley. Until December 3.Derek Kreckler: Accident and Process. Until September 3.Make A Face; Showcase 4 Exhibition. Until September 10.Lionel’s Place. Until April 8, 2018.
HNEH Waratah CampusArt For Waratah Exhibition –The Beauty of the Australian Alps.
CStudiosArt GalleryDuende, by Hunter Women Artists. Until September 2.
Muswellbrook Regional Arts CentreContemporising the Modern;Travis De Vries: Lost Tales – Walking with Gods. Ends Sunday.
Newcastle Studio Potters & Back to Back GalleriesTracks. Until September 3.
The Stubborn Scorpio –Cafe and Art House Tamika Stuart.
THEATRE2017 Micro Theatre FestivalNew short plays written and staged by Hunterpeople. For screening details go tomicrotheatre南京夜网419论坛.
Funny and DarkTwo short plays:Trevor, by Nick Jones, with the title character a petchimpanzee, andVictim Boyfriend Sidekick Me, by Hilary Bell, with a girl celebrating acriminal court decision. Regional Institute of Performing Arts, at the Civic Playhouse,Newcastle. 7.30pm Saturday.
Inherit the WindA legal battle over teaching Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution raisesquestions on freedom of information; drama by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Leebased on a UStrial. Newcastle Theatre Company, at the NTC Theatre, Lambton.Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 2pm.
Les MiserablesA prisoner jailed for stealing a loaf of bread helps care for people after hisrelease and becomes involved in a revolt against a corrupt regime; spectacular musical set in19th century France. Metropolitan Players, at the Civic Theatre, Newcastle. Saturdayat 2pm and 8pm (final shows).
Love’s Labour’sLostA young king who has sworn off women while he studies is visitedby an attractive princess. Reamus Youth Theatre,at Maitland Repertory Theatre. Saturday at 8pm (final show).
The Crucifer of BloodA woman engages detective Sherlock Holmes to investigate thethreats her father and three others face over a stolen treasure chest in India; comedy-drama byPaul Giovanni. DAPA Theatre, at DAPA Theatre, Hamilton. Saturday, at 7.30pm, Sunday at2pm.
The Game’s AfootAn actor who has played Sherlock Holmes throughout his career sets upan investigation at a Christmas party after someone tries to kill him; comedy-drama by Ken Ludwig. Theatre on Brunker, at St Stephen’s Anglican Church Hall, Adamstown. Saturday, dinner and show at 7pm, show only at 8pm,plus 2pmSunday.
MUSIC5 Sawyers Saturday, DJ Timmy Coffey. Sunday, Adrianna Mac.
Anna Bay TavernSaturday, Smoke N Mirrors.
Australia Hotel CessnockSaturday, Pat Vs Cat.
Bar Petite Saturday, Holly Mae.
Battlesticks Bar Sunday,Aqwa.
Bay HotelSaturday, The Fedz.
Beach Hotel Saturday, The Black Sails. Sunday, The Col Teg Experience.
Bellbird HotelSaturday, The Core.
Belmont 16s Saturday, The Years, Tim Harding. Sunday, John Noble.
Belmont Hotel Saturday, The Dreamcatchers. Sunday, Robbie Long.
Belmont SportiesSaturday, Viagro.
Belmore HotelSaturday, XYZ.
Beresfield Bowling Club Saturday, Motown Magic. Sunday, Flattrakkers.
Black Malabar Saturday, The Bearfoot Band.
Blackbutt Hotel Saturday, The V Dubs.
The Bradford Saturday, Creedence Show & Women Of Rock.
Burwood Inn Saturday,DJ Tone.
Cambridge Hotel Saturday,Lny Tnz (Neth),Nemo. Sunday, Rachel Maria Cox, Bandintexas, Boudicca,Antonia & The Lazy Susans,Crazy Old Maurice.
Cardiff RSL Club Saturday, Misbehave.
Catho PubSaturday, Brett O’Malley.Sunday, Smokin Rosie.
Caves Beachside HotelSaturday, Dragon, Adrianna Mac.
Central Charlestown Leagues Club Saturday, Bobby C.
Central HotelStroudSaturday, Kenny Jewell.
Cessnock Leagues ClubSaturday, Solid Gold Party Night.
Charlestown Bowling Club Saturday, Joel Oakhill.
Civic TheatreSaturday,Musica Viva: Takacs Quartet.
Clarendon Hotel Saturday, Ashley Knight.
Club KotaraSaturday, Rendezvous Duo.
Club LemonTree Saturday,Greg Bryce.
Commercial Hotel Morpeth Saturday, Iguana.
Country Club HotelSaturday, Dream Catchers.
Criterion Hotel CarringtonSaturday, Big Pete. Sunday, Greg Bryce.
Customs House Saturday, Sarah Christine. Sunday, Chad Shuttleworth.
Cypress Lakes Saturday, Daniel Arvidson.
D’Albora MarinaSaturday, Karen O’Shea. Sunday, Max Jackson.
Denman HotelSunday,Michael Bryers.
Duke Of Wellington Saturday,The Duo Tones.
East Maitland Bowling Club Saturday, Easy Daze. Sunday, Karen O’Shea.
Easts Leisure & Golf ClubSaturday, David McCredie.
Edgeworth Bowling Club Sunday, Boney Rivers. Sunday, Roxy.
The Edwards Saturday, Dane Fitzsimmons.
Erringhi HotelSaturday, The Remedy.
Exchange Hotel Saturday, Gen-R-8.
FinnegansSaturday, Lady Lauryn.
FogHorn Brewhouse Saturday, Gareth Jay.
Gallipoli Legion ClubSaturday, The Rattlesnakes.
Gateshead Tavern Sunday,Duanne Marshall.
George Tavern Saturday, Triple Zero.
Grain StoreSaturday, TrumanSmith. Sunday,JJ King.
Grand Junction Hotel Sunday, Wanderers.
Great Northern HotelSaturday, Jordan Fleming.
Gunyah HotelSaturday, Sundays Record. Sunday, Newcastle Flyers.
Harrigan’s Pokolbin Saturday, Tim Pringle, Purple Rain. Sunday, Dai Pritchard.
Hexham Bowling Club Saturday, Snape & Son.
Honeysuckle Hotel Saturday, Soundabout. Sunday, Matt McLaren, Prestige Inc.
Hotel Cessnock Saturday, David J Bull.
Hotel Delany Saturday, Code Red.
Jewells TavernSaturday, Something From Nothing –Foo Fighters show.
Kahibah Sports ClubSaturday,Last Stand – Chisel Barnes show.
Kent Hotel Saturday, Dos Eager. Sunday, Grant Walmsley & Friends.
King Street HotelSaturday, 2000-2012 Anthems.
Lake Macquarie Yacht Club Sunday, Sarah Christine.
Lambton Park Hotel Saturday,Tim Rossington Band.
Lass O’GowrieSaturday,Jackson,Bruise Pristine,Hello Bones.
Lizotte’s Saturday, Ed Kuepper. Sunday,Rick and John Brewster.
Lucky Hotel Saturday, Adrianna Mac.
Mark Hotel Saturday,Counterpart.Sunday,The Years.
Mary EllenSaturday, Wild Oats. Sunday, Jordan Fleming.
Maryland Tavern Saturday, The Levymen.
Mavericks On The Bay Saturday, Karen O’Shea. Sunday, Reg Sinclair.
Mavericks On Darby Saturday, Todd Schmoo.
Mayfield Ex-Services Sunday, Lee Rolfe.
Mezz Bar at Wallsend Diggers Saturday,Tre Soul.Sunday,Alias.
Morriset Country Club Sunday, Sami.
Murray’s BrewerySunday, The Andy Show.
Nag’s Head HotelSaturday, Zane Penn.
Neath HotelSaturday, Reg Sinclair.
Nelson Bay Diggers Saturday, Paparazzi. Sunday, Matt Semmens.
Nelson Bay Golf Club Saturday-Sunday,Hummingbirds.
Newcastle Cruising Yacht ClubSaturday, Dan Beazley. Sunday, Ty.
Newcastle Jockey ClubSaturday, Max Jackson.
Northern Star Hotel Saturday,Elisa Kate.
Pedens Hotel Saturday, Allstar.
Pippis At The Point Saturday, The De Lisle Project. Sunday, Jason Bone.
The PourhouseSaturday, James Naldo.
Premier Hotel Saturday, Hornet, The Rattle. Sunday, Loko.
Prince of WalesHotel Saturday,Jess Holland.
Queens Wharf Hotel Saturday, Ryan Daley, 2GoodReasons. Sunday, Mark Wells, Wharf Life DJs.
Racecourse HotelSaturday, Todd Stewart.
Raymond Terrace Bowling ClubSunday, Phil McKnight.
Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto Saturday, Junior & Luana.Sunday, Grace Fuller.
Rutherford HotelSaturday, Boney Rivers.
Seabreeze Hotel Saturday, Alias. Sunday, Dos Eager.
Shenanigans at the Imperial Saturday, Grant Walmsley Freebird & Friends Unplugged.Sunday,Nick Connors.
Singleton DiggersSaturday, Spank N The Monkey.
Soldiers Point Bowling ClubSaturday, Defaced.
South Newcastle Leagues ClubSaturday, Arley Black.
Stag and Hunter Hotel Saturday, Baghead. Sunday, Passport To Airlie –heat 3.
Star Hotel Saturday, Jungle Kings. Sunday, Steve Cowley.
Stockton Bowling Club Saturday, DJ Symon.
Stockton RSLClubSaturday, Andy & The Cruisers.
Sunnyside TavernSaturday, Kazzie.
Swansea HotelSaturday, Phil McKnight.
Swansea RSLClubSaturday, D’Lish.
Tilligerry RSL Saturday, Cotton Sax & Strings.
Toronto Diggers Saturday, Melbourne Street.
Toronto WorkersSaturday, Mardmax. Sunday, Ashley Knight.
Victoria Hotel Hinton Saturday, Kellie Cain. Sunday, Kazzie.
Wangi Wangi RSLClub Sunday, Andrew G.
Warners At The Bay Saturday, Wicked.
Warners Bay HotelSaturday, Kick –INXS show.
Weston WorkersSaturday, Wayne & The Wanderers.
Wests CardiffSaturday, Cruzers.
Wests New Lambton Saturday,Dr Zoom Duo. Tuesday, Angamus.
Wickham Park Hotel Saturday,Crimson Tide.Sunday,Jye Sharp, Voodoo Express.
Windsor Castle HotelSaturday, Tom Christie.
MOVIES47 Metres Down(M)Two sisters vacationing in Mexico are trapped in a shark cage at the bottom of the ocean. With less than an hour of oxygen left and great white sharks circling nearby, they must fight to survive.
A Quiet Passion(PG)The story of American poet Emily Dickinson from her early days to her later years as a reclusiveartist. (Regal)
All For One(M)United by their renegade spirit and a determination to win against substantial odds, these riders take on the international circuit.
Annabelle: Creation(MA)A nun and several girls becomethe target of adollmaker’s possessed creation, Annabelle.
American Made(MA)A pilot lands work for the CIA and as a drug runner in the south during the 1980s.
A scene from American Made.
Baby Driver(MA)A talented young getaway driver relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game.
Cars 3(G)Lightning McQueen sets out to prove to a new generation of racers that he’s still the best race car in the world.
Churchill(M) Drama about Winston Churchill’s objections to the D-Day invasion plan. (Regal)
Despicable Me 3(PG) A child star from the 1980s, hatches a scheme for world domination.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul(PG)Greg convinces his family to take a road trip to attend his great grandmother’s 90th birthday as a cover for what he really wants: to attend a nearby gamer convention. Unsurprisingly, things do not go according to plan and Heffley family antics ensue.
Dunkirk(M)Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, Canada, and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.
Hampstead(PG) American widow Emily Walters feels like she is drifting aimlessly through life. Then she meets Donald.
Logan Lucky(M)Two brothers attempt to pull off a heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina.
Paris Can Wait(PG)A womantravelling with her film producer husband, finds herself on aroad trip with his business associate. (Lake Cinema)
Terminator 2: Judgment Day Remasteredin 3D(M)A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her teenage son, John Connor, from a more advanced cyborg. (Glendale, Event)
The Dark Tower(M) The last Gunslinger battles the Man In Blackto prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together.
The Eagle Huntress(G)A 13-year-old girl trains to become the first female eagle hunter in the 1,000-year history of her family’s tribe. (Regal)
The Hitman’s Bodyguard(MA)The world’s top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.
The Snow Queen: Fire and Ice(PG) Gerda dreams of finding her parents who were taken away by the North Wind.
The Zoo Keeper’s Wife(M)A heroic Polish couple help save hundreds of people and animals during WWII. (Regal)
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets(M)In the 28th century, Valerian and Laureline are special operatives charged with maintaining order throughout the universe.
Viceroy’s House(PG) The final Viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten, is tasked with overseeing the transition of British India to independence, but meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental change.
War for the Planet of the Apes(M)A nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar becomes embroiled in a battle with an army of humans.