Search All Traveloscopy Sites

Sunday, February 5, 2012

NSW Sapphire Coast: What's on in February

It's festival and show season on the Sapphire Coast of NSW - time to indulge in a little bit of country! And keep in mind that the popular tourist town of Merimbula celebrates its centenary from March 27 to April 7 this year.



February 24-26
The historic and picturesque village of Cobargo has been hosting this fun-filled weekend of music, dance, song, comedy and poetry and yarn-telling for the past 16 years. Over 200 performers will converge on the Cobargo Showground and provide a pageant of Australian and international talent.

TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE OR AT THE GATE. Early bird specials available for bookings for February 20.

For more information, (02) 6493 6758; email

Or visit the website:


February 10-11
Cobargo's annual Agricultural Show is the second largest Show in the region. As well as showjumping, horse, agricultural and craft displays there are also rides, amusements, and showbags for the young and young at heart. There are also riding events (Heavy Horses, Team Yarding and Camp draft), rodeo events (Chute Dogging, Steer Riding) and fun events (hay stacking, dog high jump) to name just a few. Come and join in the fun!

More information from Cobargo AP & H Soc Inc, (02) 6493 6795


February 17-19

New for this year's show is a gourmet food section (including judging the oyster region's best oysters!). But don't miss out on all the traditional favourites such as a wide range of horse events, the lumberjack show, pavilion exhibits, sideshows, vintage machinery exhibition and the judging of dairy cattle, commercial and stud cattle, poultry, alpacas and goats.

For more details, contact the Show secretary (0427 921 452/ or visit the website
Showground Office: 6492 1450.


BODY | FORM | SURFACE - An exhibition at Australian Pottery at Bemboka

To June 30
Australian Pottery at Bemboka: 1 Oliver Street, Bemboka.
Phone: 6493 0491;
Gallery hours: 10am to 5pm Friday - Monday or by appointment.


To February 13
Eden Killer Whale Museum: 184 Imlay Street, Eden.
Phone: 6496 2094;

EVER PRESENT PAST - An Exhibition at Narek Galleries

To February 20
Narek Galleries: Old Tanja Church, 1140 Tathra to Bermagui Road, Tanja.
Phone: 6494 0112;

Gallery hours: Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday 10:30am to 5:30pm and by appointment.

SPIRALLING UPWARDS - an exhibition at Lazy Lizard Gallery

To February 29

Steve Stafford will be exhibiting exquisite pieces handcrafted from local timbers and from timbers collected on a recent trip to WA. Shirleyanne Myers will be showing her beautiful watercolour paintings with a raindrop theme.

Lazy Lizard Gallery: Princes Highway, Cobargo.

For more information: 0419 503 126 or

KERRY McINNES & MIKE MACGREGOR - An Exhibition at Ivy Hill Gallery

To February 27
Ivy Hill Gallery: 1795 Bermagui Road, Wapengo.
Phone: 6494 0152;

Gallery hours: Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 10am to 5pm

GENESIS - An exhibition at Bega Valley Regional Gallery

To March 3
Bega Valley Regional Gallery, Zingel Place, Bega.
Phone: 6499 2187

Gallery hours: 10am-4pm Tuesday to Friday; 9am-12pm Saturdays.

'DÉJÀ VU' - An exhibition at Shop 7 Art Space

To February 19

Shop 7 Art Space, Bermagui Fishermen's Wharf, Shop 7/73-79 Lamont Street, Bermagui.

Phone: 6493 3410;


From February 17 to May 20
Australian National Maritime Museum Travelling Exhibition

Eden Killer Whale Museum, 184 Imlay Street, Eden; (02) 6496 2094;


Sunday, February 12: Pambula Market, Sports Grounds, Narregol Street, Pambula.
Sunday, February 12: Pambula Robin Hood Market, Town Hall, Pambula.
Sunday, February 12: Pambula Craft Market Masonic Hall, Monaro Street, Pambula
Friday, February 17: SCPA Local Market Littleton Gardens, Bega
Saturday, February 18: Eden Local Produce Market Uniting Church, Chandos Street, Eden.
Sunday, February 19: Merimbula Seaside Market Ford Park, Ocean Drive, Merimbula.
Thursday, February 23: Twyford Hall Craft Market Twyford Hall, Market Street, Merimbula.
Thursday, February 24: Twyford Hall Craft Market Twyford Hall, Market Street, Merimbula.
Sunday, February 26: Wyndham Village Market Wyndham Hall, Wyndham.
Sunday, February 26: Bermagui Market Dickenson Park, Lamont Street, Bermagui.

No comments:

The Expeditionist

The Expeditionist
Venturing to the world's special places