Weekend planner | August 10-12, 2018

Exhibition: The 2017 Doug Moran Portrait Prize at Manning Regional Art Gallery closes this Sunday. Pictured at the official opening are Roger and Jane Liddle with the winning work, Tim Storrier's 'The Lunar Savant. Photo: Julie Slavin.
Exhibition: The 2017 Doug Moran Portrait Prize at Manning Regional Art Gallery closes this Sunday. Pictured at the official opening are Roger and Jane Liddle with the winning work, Tim Storrier's 'The Lunar Savant. Photo: Julie Slavin.

What’s on in the Manning, Great Lakes and Gloucester

All weekend

  • Doug Moran National Portrait Prize and Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize at Manning Regional Art Gallery, Macquarie Street, Taree. Closes this Sunday.
  • My Art, Your Heart exhibition featuring work by Tallwoods local Fred Bullen at Gloucester Gallery, Denison Street, Gloucester. Closes this Sunday.
  • Wingham Campdraft at Wingham Showground, Gloucester Road, Wingham. Noon start Friday and a 7am start on Saturday and Sunday. More than 250 competitors and 800-1000 runs from the camp, this three-day event is full of action.
  • Zone Nine Dressage Qualifier and Trophy Day, hosted by Oxley Island Pony Club, Saltwater Road. Both days, gates open 7am to 9am start.
  • Horse riders compete in Kiwarrak Cup Endurance Carnival at Hillville. Friday and Saturday.

Friday

  • Storytime at Hallidays Point Library, 10.30am to 11.30am, Village Shopping Centre.
  • Rudi's Market, 8am to 2pm on corner of Bushland and Kanangra drives, Taree. 
  • Storytime - Stroud Library, 10.30am to 11.30am, Church Lane, Stroud.

Saturday

  • Fundraiser trivia night at Club Taree, raising money for the Manning Valley’s Bushland Health Group Ltd, $13 a head. For bookings phone Allen Lenton on 0419 148 113.
  • Wingham Community Markets, 8am to noon at Wingham Skate Park, Dennes Street, Wingham.
  • Gloucester Farmers Market, 8am to noon at Billabong Park.
  • Johns River Community Markets, 8am to 12.30pm at Johns River Community Hall, Johns River Road, Johns River.
  • Three Brothers Farm Produce, 8am to noon, at Johns River Community Hall.

Sunday

  • Forster Town Markets, 8am to 2pm, Town Park, Forster.
  • Burrell Creek Markets, 9am to 12.30pm, The Bucketts Way, Burrell Creek.
  • Life Drawing Studio, 1.30pm to 3.30pm, at the Manning Regional Art Gallery, Macquarie Street, Taree. Cost $15.