2TM's Top Ten Things to do in Tamworth
Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th of October
BLACK TIE BLINGO
Saturday 19 October // 6pm – 9pm // Tamworth Jockey Club
This Saturday night get your bling on and help raise money to go towards stopping human trafficking. To make for a fun night there will be a charity auction, bingo and surprise games, so get your tickets now!
Tickets are $50 including finger foods.
BLACKVILLE ARTS & MARKET DAY
Sunday 20 October // 10am – 4pm // Blackville Public School
Bring the whole gang for a great day out on the beautiful Liverpool Plains at the annual Blackville Arts & Market Day.
Browse local art, produce, gourmet food stalls, gift and homewares, plus clothing and furnishing, and help raise some money for Blackville Public School and Ronald McDonald House, Tamworth.
Entry for children is FREE, adults $5.
See our full list of 2019 stallholders at www.blackvillemarkets.com.au/stall-holders-artists
TAMWORTH PEEL STREET MARKETS
Sunday 20 October // 8am – 1pm // Peel Street, Tamworth
Join us for this months Peel Street Markets!
Enjoy a perfect Sunday morning strolling through Peel Street surrounded by a variety of unique stalls. From food goodies, handmade jewellery, home décor, clothing and more!
Saturday 19 – Sunday 20 October // Sat 9am - 5pm & Sun 9am -12 Noon // Dungowan Recreational Ground
This weekend come and enjoy some family fun at the Dungowan Fair! There will be something for everyone!
- A variety of market stalls
- Farm demonstrations including handmade butter and sheep shearing
- Animal Nursery
- Kids activities including egg carton races, kids tractor pull and plane gliding competition
- Vintage Machinery Display
- Entertainment by up and coming young artists
$5 Entry and children are free!
TAMWORTH & DISTRICT CHARITY CAMPDRAFT
Saturday 19 – Sunday 20 October // from 6.30am // “Meadowbank” 95 Spains Lane, Kingswood
Check out our Charity Campdraft this weekend! Help bring some spirit amongst our community and enjoy a weekend of social interaction and competition as well as make donations to some of our local charities.
We hope to see you all there!
GARAGE SALE TRAIL
Saturday 19 – Sunday 20 October // Various times & Locations
Garage sale trail! Get out this weekend and find yourself a bargain! With numerous participants and locations pop over to www.garagesaletrail.com.au/councils/tamworth-regional for further details.
MICROCHIP YOUR DOG DAY
Saturday 19 – Sunday 20 October // PETstock Tamworth
Are your furry friends currently microchipped? If the answer is no, then get on down to PETstock this weekend! PETstock are having their annual microchipping event to help minimise the numbers of un-microchipped pets and ensuring that all pets, if lost, can find their way back home! Microchipping just $10 – bookings are essential.
Book in your furry friends now to secure a spot at www.petstock.com.au or by calling PETstock Tamworth on 6762 5403
AUSTRALASIAN FIREFIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIPS
Thursday 17 – Saturday 19 October // 8am – 5pm // Gipps St & Solander Dr
The Australasian Firefighting Championships is a biennial Championship held here in Tamworth.
Come and check out the best teams from across Australia and New Zealand, who are invited to compete to be Australasian Champion!
800 Teams warm up Australasian Firefighters Championship events commence Presentation will occur immediately after each event is completed.
1200 - 1230 Break
1230 - 1630 Australasian Firefighters Championship events continue
FORUM 6 – BILLY CONNOLLY
Saturday 19 October // 8pm // Forum 6, Centrepoint Tamworth
Don’t miss out this Saturday night on Billy Connolly’s brilliant show! Screening as a one-night-only special event that is sure to be a great night!
Hailed as the UK’s most influential comedian of all time, legendary Scot Billy Connolly is coming to cinemas with this brilliant show from his final stand-up tour. Recorded in 2015, during the Australian leg, this whip smart routine is a riotous journey filled with outrageous tales and blistering observations of everyday absurdities. Screening as a special one-night-only event, Connolly will also muse upon his career, life and legacy in a deeply personal interview filmed exclusively for cinema audiences.
Pre-book your tickets at www.tamworth.forum6.com.au to secure your seat!
MASSAGE ON THE MOUNTAINS
Sunday 20 October // 9am – 2pm // Flagstaff Mountain, Tamworth
This is going to be another sensational event with amazing people coming together to support a fantastic service. The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service.
All funds raised to support this fantastic service ensure that no one will ever have to pay to be transported.
This family friendly event, "Massage On The Mountain" will allow the public to get involved, challenge themselves while having the opportunity to indulge in a Massage with a view at the Flagstaff Mountain Summit, Yoga at the lookout, Silent Auction, Lucky Entrant Prize and a Sizzling BBQ.
So put on your joggers, get active enjoy the fabulous Tamworth surrounds, challenge yourself, aim high and make it happen!
FIESTA LA PEEL
Saturday 19 October // 4pm – 8.30pm // Fitzroy Street Plaza
Come along this Saturday and immerse yourself in an afternoon full of food and culture! With free tasting plates of traditional foods from around the world as well as craft for the kids and a range of entertainment including bands, dancers and interactive drumming.
Be sure not to miss out on this one!