Wingham Wrap: May 24

Our last brekkie wrap for the week - see you on Tuesday. Today's photo by Helen Carter at Wingham Brush.

Wingham Brush by Helen Carter.

Wingham Brush by Helen Carter.

Store closes: Staff of Solomon's Fruit Market in Wingham were given notice on Monday that the store will close today (May 24). The Taree store on Victoria Street will remain open.

Weekend Sport: Have a look at our weekend sport preview for all the action over the next two days.

Poets Breakfast: The Bonnie Wingham Scottish Festival begins on May 29 with Donna's Junior Shortbread School at Bent on Food. But the real Scots festivities for adults begin on Friday at 7.30am with the Braveheart Poets Breakfast.

Tigers: Wingham will be without experienced front rower Ben Welsh indefinitely after he sustained facial fractures in the clash against Old Bar last weekend. Lack of adequate video evidence has thwarted Wingham's bid to have two players cited following last Sunday's spiteful Group Three Rugby League game against Old Bar at Old Bar.

Winter Festival: Executive officer and regional arts development officer of Arts Mid North Coast Inc. Kevin Williams, will officially open the 2014 Manning Winter Festival on June 14. The official opening will be immediately followed by the Sinfonia orchestral concert, "A Musical Tribute," to be held at St John`s Church, Taree.

Author: International bestselling author Matthew Reilly will visit Taree Library on Thursday, May 29 from 6pm to talk about, and sign, copies of his books. Manning Valley Books will be selling Matthew's books at the event and people can have their books signed. Manning Valley Books will be moving to Wingham in August.

What's on: There's a few things on this weekend in Wingham, click our link to see our calendar.