2TM's Top 10 Things to Do this Weekend
Marsupial Park's 10th Birthday
Saturday & Sunday //Tamworth Marsupial Park
The Tamworth Marsupial Park celebrated its 10th birthday during the week! So get the family and make the most of this wonderful weather by getting out to the park and wishing the staff a big happy birthday.
Belt Out The Big Dry
Saturday 7:30pm//Gunnedah Hotel
Belt Out The Big Dry - a good old-fashioned sing-a-long in the pub with your mates!
The night will bring locals together to belt out a stack of well-known classic tunes over a chat and a beer.
It’s free entry on the night, but places are limited so arrive EARLY!
Pre-register online to secure your spot and for your complimentary drink on arrival* plus entry into the raffle to win some great prizes, thanks to the generosity of The Gunnedah Hotel and Gunnedah Veterinary Hospital.
Northern Inland Premier League Major Finals
Saturday 12:30pm//Scully Park
Its finals time in the Northern Inland Premier League and it will all kick off with major finals at Scully Park.
The action will get underway at 12:30pm with North Companions taking on North Armidale in the second grade major final.
At 3pm, Tamworth FC will host North Armidale in the first grade major final.
The winner will secure a home grand final to be played in a fortnight’s time and the loser will play in a do or die preliminary final next weekend.
2340 Big Band Rocks the Classics
Saturday 8pm//Capital Theatre
After a sold out Rock The Classics concert in 2018 the 2340 Big Band will again take you on a time-warp back to the popular music of the 60's, 70's and 80's with a few modern surprises thrown in.
All the guitar riffs, brass phrases, organ licks, vocal harmonies and rhythmic grooves from classic rock songs will be recreated to bring back the good times with resident vocalists Kate Armstrong and Brad Gill as well as special guests Chris Langston, Gabriela McDonald, Rae Moody, Matt O'Leary and Sally-Anne Whitten.
Tintinhull Public School’s Astronomy Night
Saturday 6pm//Tintinhull Public School
Make the most of the great weather and clear skies and get out to Tintinhull Public School this Saturday Night. Telescopes will be set up in the school grounds for the use with members from the Tamworth Regional Astronomy Club there to help out. The night will include a performance by the school’s choir and a Presentation and Q&A section using “Kahoot App”.
The P&C will also be running a barbeque on the evening.
Saturday & Sunday//Tamworth Venues
Spring is here… It’s the Country Music Capital…. You know what to do!
Get yourself to some of our fantastic venues for a wonderful weekend of live music!
From our homegrown superstar Ashleigh Dallas playing at the Wests Leagues Club to Australia’s Got Talent Winners, Justice Crew bringing down the roof at the Imperial Brew House, there is something for everyone!!
Check out our Gig Guide for a full list of the live music on display in and around Tamworth this weekend.
Women’s Health Forum
Sunday 9am to 12:30pm//Tamworth Jockey Club
Celebrate Women's Health Week with the Tamworth Jockey Club!
They’ll have local health professionals presenting on a number of women's health issues including:
Endometriosis - by Dr Lilach Leibenson - Gynaecologist and Obstetrician.
Mental Health – by Sarah Green
Pelvic Floor Health- by Emma Shaw
Physiotherapist PCOS- by Dr Aye Thin
Endocrinologist Appetite and Hormones- by Deanne Harris
Dietitian Chat - with some our local services at the exhibiter stalls.
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 9:30am – 4pm//TRECC
Craft Alive is Regional Australia’s leading craft and Sales Expo.
Annually Craft Alive brings together both interstate and local talented exhibitors, focusing on the latest Craft Trends and Supplies, Creative Hand Finished Products, Do it Yourself Products, Homewares and Creative Workshops & Classes to inspire people of all ages.
Get hands on with the experts with two jam-packed workshop areas featuring fabric dying, card making, new patchwork techniques and more.
There is something for the whole family with the Tamworth Woodturners on hand to answer your questions and the Australian Embroiderers Guild displaying their beautiful handiwork.
Group 4 Rugby League Grand Final Day
Saturday 11am//Jack Woolaston Oval
It’s grand final time for the Group 4 Rugby League Competition. The action packed day of footy will feature four season deciders. See below for the days runsheet.
11am: Ladies League Tag Final – North Tamworth Bears vs Dungowan Cowboys
12pm: Under 18’s Final – North Tamworth Bears vs Dungowan Cowboys
1:30pm: 2nd Grade Final – Manilla Tigers vs Kootingal Moonbi Roosters
3pm: 1st Grade Final – North Tamworth Bears vs Kootingal Moonbi Roosters
West Tamworth Fire Station’s 50th Birthday Parade
Sunday 11am//Peel Street
West Tamworth’s Fire Station will kick off their 50th birthday celebrations with a Parade down Peel Street (following the same route as the Cavalcade).
The procession will involve firefighters past and present from 508 Station West Tamworth in their engines and also include historic firefighting equipment and appliances from a bygone era.
This will be followed by a BBQ at the station at 16 Kent Street.