TOP 5: Weekend tips for the Bega Valley

Ceramics have been on display right around the Bega Valley as part of the International Woodfire Festival.

Ceramics have been on display right around the Bega Valley as part of the International Woodfire Festival.

1. Bega Fire Station Open Day, Saturday, 10am until 2pm

The Bega Fire Station crew will be opening their doors to the public on Saturday.

The Bega Fire Station crew will be opening their doors to the public on Saturday.

Get an inside look at your local fire station and the tankers. Learn all about fire safety and get advice on smoke alarms and preparing your home fire escape plan.

2. Ivy Hill, drinks with the artists

The International Woodfire Festival is coming to a close. Join some of the potters for drinks at Ivy Hill Gallery in Tanja. The related exhibition, From the Book, will remain at the gallery until June 9, when the gallery closes for winter.

3. Tathra v Bermagui Aussie rules, Saturday, 2.15pm

Tathra's David "Croc" Little flies high in the ruck against Eden. The Sea Eagles host Bermagui on Saturday.

Tathra's David "Croc" Little flies high in the ruck against Eden. The Sea Eagles host Bermagui on Saturday.

Fans from both coastal towns will converge on Lawrence Park to see the Sea Eagles play host to the Breakers. The teams will play for the “Kenny Jack  Cup” – named after a former player who spent time with both clubs. Both sides are coming off consecutive wins and are sure to put on a solid game.

4. Dirty Deeds, AC/DC tribute band, Merimbula RSL, Saturday 8pm

AC/DC tribute band Dirty Deeds is heading to Merimbula Saturday night.

AC/DC tribute band Dirty Deeds is heading to Merimbula Saturday night.

This tribute to an iconic Aussie powerhouse of rock will re-create the heady days of early AC/DC, when the music took centre stage rather than the props. Dirty Deeds is so good, it has even been chosen by AC/DC’s own record label to perform at several big events.

5. Lenno Footprint Foundation Family Fun Day, Sunday Bega Showground, 10am until 4pm

Selling tickets for the Lenno Footprint Foundation wood raffle are Brian Elliott, Jenny Wells and Ted Lowen.

Selling tickets for the Lenno Footprint Foundation wood raffle are Brian Elliott, Jenny Wells and Ted Lowen.

Proceeds from the entertainment-filled event are going towards the formation of a foundation assisting Bega Valley young people with anxiety and depression. Live bands, a giant trades and services auction, information stalls from beyondblue and PCYC among others, and plenty of competitions and activities to keep the entire family entertained.

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