TOP 5: Weekend tips for the Bega Valley

Merimbula artist Max Hannan's exhibition Vivid Lines will open at Bega

Merimbula artist Max Hannan's exhibition Vivid Lines will open at Bega

1. Bega gallery openings

There is are not one but two great exhibitions opening in Bega on Friday night.

At Spiral Gallery on Church St, young Merimbula artist Max Hannan will debut Vivid Lines from 5pm.

Mr Hannan describes the works created for his Vivid Lines exhibition as “a combination of fusionistic line work, transforming shapes and colourful cartoon characters”.

At 6pm at Bega Valley Regional Gallery at Zingel Place, a new exhibition by Sydney-based contemporary artist George Raftopoulos will open.

Mr Raftopoulos’s exhibition is called I Could’ve Been A Jockey is the new exhibition at Bega Valley Regional Gallery.

There will also be two public programs with Mr Raftopoulos on Saturday, one for children at 9.30am and another for local artists at 10.30am.

Local singer/songwriter Tim Winterflood is performing at the Little Night In at Quaama on Saturday.

Local singer/songwriter Tim Winterflood is performing at the Little Night In at Quaama on Saturday.

2. Youth music at Little Night In

There is a wonderful night of youth music at Quaama Hall.

The Little Night In (not to be confused with Big Day Out) is a drug and alcohol-free music night for performers under 21, with anybody welcome to head along.

Performers include Tim Winterflood, Foxground and Rhys Davies - The Trickster.

Doors open at 6.30pm and the cost is only $5 (kids under 12 go free).

3. Weavers at Wyndham Market

On Sunday the Wyndham Village Market will welcome the Wyndham Weavers to demonstrate their skills on the stage.

Located in the historic Wyndham Hall and grounds on the fourth Sunday of each month from 8.30am til 1pm, the market also features a car boot sale for your convenience.

Book a stall now by calling Yvonne on 6494 2113.

Tathra’s Shayne Rettke lunges to block a kick by Bomber Steven Luff when the Sea Eagles last met Bega recently.

Tathra’s Shayne Rettke lunges to block a kick by Bomber Steven Luff when the Sea Eagles last met Bega recently.

4. SCAFL high-flyers face off in Tathra

Sapphire Coast AFL will mix up a few schedules with a Sunday draw this weekend.

The elimination final between the Tathra Sea Eagles and the Bega Bombers will be played at Lawrence Park, Tathra, from 2pm on Sunday.

Entry to the Tathra ground will cost $10 and the main game starts at 2pm. 

There will be special bus running from Bega to Tathra for the game.

Singer/songwriter Sarah Date will return to Bermagui.

Singer/songwriter Sarah Date will return to Bermagui.

5. Sweet sounds in Bermagui

Singer/songwriter Sarah Date will return to Bermagui.

Her soft, angelic, distinctly original-sounding vocals compliment her style – a mixture of indie/folk, alternative, blues, pop, with lots of heart and soul.

You can listen to some of Date's music on Soundcloud, Triple J Unearthed as well as YouTube.

Date will be performing at the Bermagui Beach Hotel on Sunday from 4pm.

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