TOP 5: Weekend tips for Bega Valley

Grab a tasty treat from the cake stall at Saturday's Bega Pre-School car boot sale.

Grab a tasty treat from the cake stall at Saturday's Bega Pre-School car boot sale.

1. The Bra Show featuring The Hoops

Lazy Lizard Gallery, Cobargo, Friday 6pm

Wonderful creations of fibre art, wood, metal – and pastry! – will be on sale or auctioned off. Proceeds to aid the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Local ‘50s rock’n’roll band The Hoops will be performing a free gig from 6pm

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Join Jamie Forbes and The Hoops at a free 1950s rock'n'roll gig tonight to open The Bra Show at Cobargo's Lazy Lizard Gallery.

Join Jamie Forbes and The Hoops at a free 1950s rock'n'roll gig tonight to open The Bra Show at Cobargo's Lazy Lizard Gallery.

2. Bega Pre-School car boot sale

Bega Showground, Saturday, gates open 8.30am

Grab a bargain and help support the community-run Bega Pre-School. This is the school’s main fundraising activity for the year. Jumping castle, face painting and a barbecue will be running all morning while second-hand goods, handmade crafts and so much more will entice every bargain hunter.

Cheer on Candelo-Bemboka as they officially return to home turf for the first time in 30 years.

Cheer on Candelo-Bemboka as they officially return to home turf for the first time in 30 years.

3. Candelo-Bemboka Panthers v Cooma Stallions

Colombo Park, Bemboka, Saturday, 3.45pm

Cheer on the Panthers as they make their official return to Colombo Park after 30 years in the wild. Heritage round means they will be sporting the “chocolate soldier” jerseys from the 1969 Penrith squad. Under 18 game from 1.15pm, followed by ladies league-tag, before the main event at 3.45pm.

Royce is coming out of retirement to support the return of the Panthers.

Royce is coming out of retirement to support the return of the Panthers.

4. Tanja School Annual Market Day

Tanja Public School, Barrabooka Rd, 8.30am until 2.30pm

Tanja Public School is looking forward to a sunny day for their annual market day fundraiser.

Tanja Public School is looking forward to a sunny day for their annual market day fundraiser.

Browse the eclectic treasures of the second-hand book stall , the jumble of new and used clothing and a wide variety of food and drink to get you through the day. A music element has been added this year, with buskers, The Bermagui Singers and Bega Street Choir - and many more – to entertain the crowds.

5. Mother’s Day flower stall

Ayres Walkway, Bega, 9am until noon

Need a last-minute gift idea for mum? The Bega Garden Club has you covered.

Need a last-minute gift idea for mum? The Bega Garden Club has you covered.

Need a last-minute gift for mum? Bega Floral Art is again combining with the Bega Garden Club for their annual flower sale. Prices range from $5 to $25, with all proceeds to local charities. While you’re there, why not chat with the ladies about your own flower gardens or consider becoming a member.

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