Events for November 2017

By: Rachel Doherty


Here’s what’s happening around the country in the coming months.

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QUEENSLAND

MARYBOROUGH HERITAGE CRAFTFEST

Nov 2-4

Stock up on Christmas treasures as 50 local artisans showcase their talents, with stalls, demos and displays. Create Care Packages for overseas troops in the Christmas Stocking Challenge. All door profits going to the Yoorana Women’s Shelter.

www.facebook.com/MaryboroughHeritageCraftFest

LIONS CLUB MARY VALLEY FAMILY FISHING CLASSIC

Nov 7-8

Anglers compete for bass, saratoga, silver perch, golden perch and catfish in the well-stocked  banks of the Lake Borumba. With stalls, casting competitions and entertainment Saturday night.

Imbil, www.gympie.qld.lions.org.au

NSW/ACT

DRAGON DREAMING FESTIVAL

Nov 3-6

Celebrate art, music, nature, and self-expression in a safe, family-friendly environment, with local and interstate musicians comprising an eclectic talent mix.  

Wee Jasper, www.dragondreaming.com.au

BYRON LATIN FIESTA

Nov 3-7

Enjoy three days and four nights of Latin dance workshops and parties, with international, national and local instructors and performers catering to beginners and seasoned dancers alike.

Byron Bay, www.byronlatinfiesta.com.au

VICTORIA

QUEENSCLIFF MUSIC FESTIVAL

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Nov 24-26

More than 50 artists will perform 200+ shows across 12 venues throughout Queenscliff, with festival grounds and seaside views in walking distance to quaint venues hosting intimate performances.

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Queenscliff, www.qmf.net.au

GEELONG REVIVAL MOTORING FESTIVAL

Nov 24-26

Take pole position for the quarter-mile sprints, as more than 300 classic and exotic cars and motorcycles take to Ritchie Boulevard at full throttle, in a tradition gracing Geelong’s waterfront since 1957.

Geelong, www.geelongrevival.com.au

TASMANIA

TASMANIAN CRAFT FAIR

Nov 3-6

More than 200 artists and artisans will prepare fine art displays, craft stalls, gourmet food, entertainment and children’s fun activities well as working craft displays.

Deloraine, www.tascraftfair.com.au

TASMANIAN SAND ENDURO

Nov 4-5

Enjoy airborne antics among the dunes as competitors vie for the finish line on one of the last remaining sand endurance circuits, encompassing a quick beach run dunes, with on-site catering.

St Helens, www.offroadracingtasmania.com.au

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

MOUNT GAMBIER BRASS BAND FESTIVAL

Nov 18

Marvel at the largest country-based brass band festival in Australia with a mass street march, and participation in the city’s annual Christmas Parade plus a music contest held at Helpmann Theatre.

Mount Gambier, 0438 188 041

YANKALILLA CRUISE WEEKEND

Nov 15

Check out over 600 classic and hot rod cars as they cruise to the Yankalilla Oval, where you can enjoy live rock and roll, a fair, plenty of food and a chance to talk to the car owners. Moonta Antiques and Collectables Fair

Yankalilla, www.yankalillacruise.com

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

INDIAN OCEAN FESTIVAL

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Nov 7

This maritime-themed event features the Blessing of the Crayfishing Boats, exhibitions, free live musical and cultural entertainment, a free petting zoo, market stalls and a fireworks display.

Jurien Bay, www.indianoceanfestival.com.au

MANDURAH STAMP, COIN, BANKNOTE AND POSTCARD FAIR

Nov 12

Admire intricate works comprising National Competitive displays of stamps, postal cards, bank notes and coins, with free show bags and exhibitors and dealers hailing from all over Australia.

Mandurah, www.peelnumis.org

NORTHERN TERRITORY

CHRISTMAS SALTWATER CRAFT FAIR

Nov 19

Stock up on handmade gifts direct from Darwin’s Waterfront Precinct with stallholders selling clothes, fabric, pottery, jewellery, soap, candles, weaving and original paintings and prints.

Darwin, www.tactilearts.org.au

RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP 2017 QUARTER FINAL

Nov 17

Watch elite international sportsmen compete at Darwin’s Marrara Oval for a place in the rugby league finals.

Marrara, www.rlwc2017.com

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