TOP 5: Weekend tips for the Bega Valley

Neymar's double in the World Cup opener is a sign of things to come for the heavily relied-upon Brazilian striker.

Neymar's double in the World Cup opener is a sign of things to come for the heavily relied-upon Brazilian striker.

1. World Cup, Australia v Chile

Saturday, live from 7.30am on SBS

Who’s excited to see Australia in action at the world’s biggest sports contest?

Host country Brazil got the World Cup off to a thrilling start on Friday morning. Now it’s our turn.

There’s always a chance the Socceroos could win a game – isn’t there?

Check out our comprehensive World Cup coverage by clicking here.

Get into the groove by rehearsing for the Big Dance in Bega on Saturday.

Get into the groove by rehearsing for the Big Dance in Bega on Saturday.

2. Big Dance rehearsal

BIG Dance is the largest celebration of dance in the world and it’s about to hit Australia!

Fling Physical Theatre and South East Arts have partnered with Ausdance NSW to host a Big Dance event in Bega on July 13.

Rehearsal sessions will be held at Bega Indoor Stadium this Saturday between 12-2pm and at Pambula Hall on Sunday.

3. Choices Day at Bega TAFE

Saturday, TAFE Illawarra Institute Bega campus, Barrack St, 9am until 1pm

Choices Day is a great way for prospective students to find out about the courses commencing in Semester 2, check out their local campus, meet staff with expertise in courses on offer, find out how to excel in their chosen career and get help with online enrolments.

Tour the Bega campus and speak with teachers about your study options during TAFE Choices Day on Saturday.

Tour the Bega campus and speak with teachers about your study options during TAFE Choices Day on Saturday.

4. New vision for empty store

As part of the Festival of the Face, art space ReArtVision has opened at the old Retravision store on Gipps St, Bega, featuring an exhibition and interactive art installations.

The exhibition displays portraiture, sculptures and photography by local artists made around the theme of the face.

It’s open on Saturdays from 10am until 2pm, then weekdays 10am until 4pm.

Festival of the Face continues with the opening of the ReArtVision exhibition space in Bega.

Festival of the Face continues with the opening of the ReArtVision exhibition space in Bega.

5. Group 16 rugby league Eden v Bega

Sunday, George Brown Memorial Oval in Eden. Games start from noon.

Head south to cheer on the Bega Roosters as they take the field after a two-week lay-off.

The Tigers are always tough on home turf and will be looking to reverse the result when the two sides met in Bega earlier this season.

Cheer on the Roosters as they return to the field this Sunday against Eden.

Cheer on the Roosters as they return to the field this Sunday against Eden.

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