Events

There's always something happening in the Kiama area, which includes Gerringong, Gerroa, Jamberoo and Minnamurra..


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Our Events Calendar is full of family-friendly festivals, art exhibits, concerts, expos, community events and so much more! If you would like to let us know of an upcoming event, or simply to obtain more information, contact us.

Please note that event details are subject to change and we recommend visiting event websites to verify information in advance.

Kids Italian Cooking Class

23/04/2019 @ 09:00 AM – 04:00 PM Kiama NSW

Looking for something new for the kids to do in the school holidays? Look no further!  Two Peas in a Pot are a chef-nutritionist team running an Easter themed cooking class on Thursday 18 April.   There are two sessions that run for 3 hours each. One for children aged 7-12 yearsOne for 12 years and above  Bookings are essential! 

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Fern Street Gallery Group Exhibition - Water

16/04/2019 - 05/05/2019 @ 10:00 AM – 10:00 AM Gerringong NSW

Artwork by Resident Artists: Gitte Backhausen, Kerry Bruce, Stacy Burgess, Kristal del Villar, Jon Harris, Holly Pinzone, Kelvin Taylor and Jennifer Luck-Ellem Please join us for Drinks with the Artists Saturday 20th April, 2-4pm. All Welcome. WATER is a group exhibition by all the Resident Artists at Fern Street Gallery, celebrating everything water contributes to life. You will be taken on a journey into the joy, necessity and life-affirming aspects of water, interpreted by each artist in their own unique way. It can be easy to take water for granted, it flows on demand from our taps, our gardens and crops flourish with the help of the rain and we enjoy all things water-sport and leisure in our coastal living. With this exhibition, we take the opportunity to show our gratitude for this life-giving and preserving substance that we wouldn’t exist without. Enjoy a select and varied interpretation of the theme of WATER through painting, mixed media, photography and printmaking. The exhibition is open daily 16th April to 5th May, including every day over Easter. The exhibition is furthermore extended to feature during the Surf Life & Music Festival in Gerringong 3rd-4th May 2019 at Gerringong Town Hall – only a skip and a jump from Fern Street Gallery. 10am-5pm Monday-Friday 10am-4pm Saturday-Sunday

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Legomation School Holiday Animation Workshop for Kids.

23/04/2019 - 24/04/2019 @ From 09:00 AM Kiama NSW

Join us for six hours of stop motion animation fun, break out activities, games & entertainment. Write, build & produce your own animated LEGO movie during our unique workshop. Pack your munch 'n' crunch, lunch, afternoon tea & water bottle, everything else is supplied, including state-of-the-art tablets for every child. Facilitated by an Early Childhood Teacher & Animation Producer, Rockshelf delivers the best in school holiday fun! Suitable for girls & boys aged 5-12. All workshops are bookable through the following site www.trybooking.com/book/search?keyword=rockshelf&location=KIAMA

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The Secret Life of Lyrebirds at Minnamurra Rainforest

23/04/2019 @ 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Jamberoo NSW

Lyrebirds are among Australia’s most famous wildlife, renowned for their spectacular dancing displays and incredible singing ability. But have you ever wanted to know about the secret life of lyrebirds? Join us on a fun and fascinating adventure to learn more about these amazing creatures at Minnamurra Rainforest, one of Australia’s top lyrebird locations. We’ll explore the lyrebird’s natural habitat, finding out where they are hiding, what they eat, and the vital role they play in the rainforest environment. And with lyrebird breeding season coming, we’ll go behind the scenes to discover how lyrebirds build their nests and raise their chicks. You can also explore your creative side by making lyrebird craft to take home and join in on a lyrebird treasure hunt.Cost: Child $10. Accompanying adults free. Park entry fees apply    Grade: Easy. Suitable for children 4 – 12 years.     Meet: Minnamurra Rainforest Centre  Bookings required.

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LEGO family night @ Kiama Library

23/04/2019 @ 06:00 PM – 07:30 PM Kiama NSW

Do you have a LEGO fanatic at your house? For those kids (and their adults) that eat, sleep, and breathe all things LEGO, this fun evening is a great way to share and create together. Suitable for 5+ (under-10s must be accompanied by a parent/guardian). Bookings essential book online at www.trybooking.com/488179

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Early Start Discovery Space School Holiday Workshops

13/04/2019 - 28/04/2019 @ 10:00 AM – 10:00 AM Wollongong NSW

Calling all budding sleuths! Crack the code and uncover the Clues & Mysteries this April and the school holidays. Put your curious mind into action with escape room challenges, robotics, superheroes, code-cracking, guessing games and puzzles.  ** Please visit the website or view the events calendar link below for details of the various workshops and shows including specific dates, times and prices ** View the EVENTS CALENDAR.

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Bishops Bigfoot Adventures School Holiday Schedule

13/04/2019 - 28/04/2019 @ From 11:30 AM Shoalhaven Heads NSW

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS Daily departures at 11:30am with extra trips scheduled as required - please enquire. EASTERGood Friday (19th April) departing at 1:00pm.Easter Saturday (20 April) to Easter Monday (22 April) departing daily at 11:30am with extra trips scheduled as required - please enquire. ANZAC DAYThursday 25 April departing at 1:00pm. Experience the spectacular & thrilling climb up Mt Coolangatta with amazing views performed by our unique vehicles and experienced drivers. Hear the commentary about Coolangatta Estate and the district beyond. Please note that trips are subject to track and weather conditions. 1 hour ride departing from Coolangatta Estate’s car park (near Shoalhaven Heads)Seat belt equipped with comfortable seating and suitable for all agesTicket office (adjacent to Coolangatta Estate’s wine cellar) opens 30 minutes prior to departure for payment & ticketing BOOKINGS RECOMMENDED Phone: 0428 244 229 (9:00am – 5:00pm, 7 days a week) or book online www.bishopsadventures.com.auAdults: $25.00pp Child U/14yrs: $15.00pp Family pass: (2A + 2C) $60.00

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KISS Arts Festival Paper Cranes Workshop @ Kiama Library

24/04/2019 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Kiama NSW

Join artists Tim Rushby-Smith and Penny Sadubin to help make 1000 paper cranes for the upcoming KISS Arts Festival. The cranes will be used to decorate trees around the Black Beach area, where the festival will take place on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 April.  We are making cranes of different sizes (even some giant ones!), and we will teach you all you need to know about this Japanese Origami paper craft. You can take a crane home, but we would love it if you can help us towards our goal of 1000 cranes and leave some with us to hang at the festival too! This is a FREE activity with all materials supplied. No need to book - just drop in @ Kiama Library! 

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Kiama Farmers Market

02/01/2019 - 06/05/2020 @ 2-5pm in Winter (Apr to Oct) & 3-6pm in Summer (Oct to Apr) Kiama NSW

The Kiama Farmers' Market runs every Wednesday. Please note that the times vary 3-6pm in summer (October to April) & 2-5pm in Winter (April to October). Stock up on fresh fruit and veggies, eggs, bread, honey, jams and chilli sauces. Lots of tasty things to eat and buy.

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Anzac Day Service - Kiama

25/04/2019 @ From 05:00am Kiama NSW

Kiama's Dawn Service will be held at the lighthouse on Blowhole Point at 0500hrs. Kiama's march will commence in front of the Old Council Chambers, Manning Street, Kiama. Veterans, Defence personnel, Schools and organisations to fall in at 1020hrs under instruction from the Parade Commander. Kiama's main service will begin on completion of march and will be held at the Memorial Arch on the corner of Terralong and Collins Streets. Medals to be worn for both services. For any enquires regarding the service, please phone 0466 721 457. Kiama Leagues ClubBreakfast until 8am following the Dawn Service.Full club facilities at 10am.Two Up  from 1pm to 4pm in the auditorium.Courtesy Bus from 4pm.

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Anzac Day Service - Gerringong and Gerroa

25/04/2019 @ From 06:00 AM Gerringong NSW

Gerringong / Gerroa Dawn Service at 6am to be held at Gerringong Headland Reserve next to cemetery at the eastern end of Belinda Street, Gerringong. For any enquires regarding the service, please contact Michael O'Leary Secretary of Gerringong RSL Sub Branch, phone 0425 310 025. Gerringong Bowling Club Service at 11am, Pacific Ave, Werri Beach, phone 4234 1414.2 Up from midday and live entertainment with William Wallace from 1 pm plus kid entertainment. Gerroa Boat Fisherman's Club Service at 7am, 68 Crooked River Rd, Gerroa, phone 4234 1004.

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Legomation School Holiday Animation Workshop for Kids

26/04/2019 @ From 09:00 AM Kiama NSW

Join us for six hours of stop motion animation fun, break out activities, games & entertainment. Write, build & produce your own animated LEGO movie during our unique workshop. Pack your munch 'n' crunch, lunch, afternoon tea & water bottle, everything else is supplied, including state-of-the-art tablets for every child. Facilitated by an Early Childhood Teacher & Animation Producer, Rockshelf delivers the best in school holiday fun! Suitable for girls & boys aged 5-12. All workshops are bookable through the following site www.trybooking.com/book/search?keyword=rockshelf&location=KIAMA

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Waterbug Wonders at Carrington Falls

26/04/2019 @ 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Robertson NSW

Date: Friday 26th April 2019 Time: 10:30 to 12pm                                                                                 Meet: Carrington Falls Picnic Area (Thomas’ Place) Cost: Child $10. Accompanying adults free.                                             Grade: Medium. Suitable for children 4 to 12 years.  As this activity is in and around water, all children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Bookings required: 42360469 or minnamurra@envirornment.nsw.gov.au   Did you know that lots of insects start life as a water bug then turn into something else when they come out of the water - like the dragonfly. Come on a fun-filled adventure with us walking through the forest, and learn amazing facts about these very important creatures. We will use a dip net to search for waterbugs in the Kangaroo River and see what they look like under a magnifying glass. We will learn where they live, what they eat and what they become when they “grow up”. You’ll need to wear sensible shoes and clothing. Pack an after activity change of clothes as you may get wet. 

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KISS Arts Festival

26/04/2019 - 28/04/2019 @ All Day Event Kiama NSW

Welcome to KISS Arts Fest 2019 – a seaside celebration of the spectacular, the silly and the sublime! A side-splitting, hand-clapping, wave-splashing, toe-tapping performance feast – where the fringes of Kiama’s Black Beach are transformed for one wondrous weekend into a vibrant village filled with art, heart and the chance to take part.  Returning to its stunning Kiama Harbour location on Friday 26th through to Sunday 28th April 2018, with the same seaside village feel. Say hello to a jam-packed playground of international acts, local talent, unique experiences and pure entertainment. Lanterns, lampposts and laughter. Circus troups and hula-hoops. Music, mirth, mischief and mayhem. Download the full 2019 Program by clicking here KISS goodbye to boring – and be part of the fun!The Festival Village hosts: * La Petite Grande tent venue with short, sharp family comedy shows. * The AIR KISS tent with the 1000 origami cranes project, a host of talks and workshops for the community. * A Community Stage by the natural amphitheatre space, hosts a mixture of local community groups and National and International Street Theatre artists. * Main stage, with named bands, stand up and International variety acts. * The Ghost tour, a hauntingly entertaining tour of the harbour bringing to life the local history of the site with local actors supplying the action! * The Circus Drop Zone, a space where your circus stars of the future can try their hands at all circus disciplines including trapeze! *Lantern Making workshops and the Lantern Parade – getting bigger and better with every year. *The Memory Garden – a handmade and decorated miniature windmill farm. All windmills will hold messages for those that we love whether still with us or not. * Food and beverage stores from the local farmers market line the promenade in between the entertainment venues, bringing the whole strip alive with a carnival atmosphere. * Throughout the rest of the site interactive installations pop out of the shadows in the form of talking lampposts, singing mermaids, Flash mobs, the infamous raft race and family friendly peep shows. *The public is continually entertained by themed characters that roam the site, historical tours, arts and craft making options and visual art exhibitions. *On the Harbour – the harbour plays host to a number of great activities throughout the festival, including the community raft race and the fire sculpture. The whole area comes alive with a magical and vibrant atmosphere, with surprises around every corner and something for every member of the community.

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Free Skin Screening

27/04/2019 @ 10:00 AM – 01:00 PM Kiama NSW

Rotary Clubs of Kiama and Gerringong are offering Free Skin Screening at the Kiama Scout Hall adjacent to Black Beach. Contact:  Maree McLaren

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Kiama Makers & Growers Market

27/04/2019 @ 10:00 AM – 03:00 PM Kiama NSW

Kiama Makers & Growers relocating for just one market on Saturday 27 April to Coronation Park, Manning Street, Kiama.  Over 50 markets stalls including face painting and jumping castle for the kids. A Make It, Bake It, Grow It, Sew It market featuring beautiful hand-made, home-grown goods, craft and produce plus live acoustic music. Plenty to discover each month including children's & designer adult clothing, hand-made soap and skin care, beautiful art work and fine art cards, items for your home and eco-friendly products. Stock up on plants, eggs, spices, honey, jams, chilli sauces and olives. Enjoy lunch with us with freshly squeezed juices, hot food and coffee. 

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Kiama I Do - Wedding Trail

28/04/2019 @ 10:00 AM – 03:00 PM Kiama NSW

The Kiama I Do wedding trail is happening on 28th April 2019 from 10am to 3pm and is an exciting wedding showcase of venues and suppliers from Kiama and the surrounding district, displaying how our region is the perfect destination to hold your wedding.  Each venue will have their rooms set up ready for a wedding ceremony & reception along with our hand-picked suppliers that are an essential part of making your day perfect.  This is a wonderful opportunity to speak to venues and suppliers in a fun engaging atmosphere and confirming that Kiama is the perfect wedding destination.

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Jamberoo Village Market

27/01/2019 - 30/06/2019 @ 09:00 AM – 02:00 PM Jamberoo NSW

Come and join us on the last Sunday of each month in Reid Park in the lovely village of Jamberoo just inland of Kiama on the South coast of New South Wales. We have craft and bric-a-brac, new goods and used, ladies clothes and babies wear, books and jewellery, wood craft and wonderful food stalls, garden statues and veggies. Something for everybody. Join us as a customer, a visitor or a participant. Contact Vivienne on 0402 101 343 for enquiries on becoming part of the fun.

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