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 a 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.

Gerringong Pics and Flicks

01/03/2019 @ From 08:00 PM

Pics and Flicks March movie is ‘Backtrack Boys’ Summary: Australian documentary "BackTrack Boys" features the rough talking, free-wheeling jackaroo, Bernie Shakeshaft, and the youth program he runs from a shed on the outskirts of Armidale, NSW. When everyone else gives up on troubled kids like Zac, Tyrson and Rusty, they head to Back Track. It’s a place where they can feel safe, continue their education, but most importantly it’s where they learn to support each other and pursue their dreams. This observational documentary follows Zac, Tyrson and Rusty as they hit the road with Bernie’s legendary dog jumping team and travel to rural shows across NSW. The dog shows started out as a way to teach kids self-discipline, calm their emotions, build trust, and boost their communication skills, but now they have become the world record holders. In the last ten years over 1000 kids have walked through the BackTrack doors and in that same time the local crime rate has dropped by more than 50%. It’s an alternative to detention and succeeds where others have failed. On the road the boys camp out around the fire and sleep under the stars but the trauma from the past is never too far away. The boys must constantly step up and push themselves and some days can be hard. Filmed over 2 years, this inspiring story reveals the challenges these young people face as they try to find their place in the world – all with the help of Bernie and his trusted dogs in tow.  Source: https://www.backtrackboys.com/about-the-film/   Tickets go on sale at Gerringong Town Hall at 7.20pm with the film starting at 8.00pm. After the film, stay for our Gerringong Pics and Flicks world famous Tea, Coffee and Cakes ($4.00) and take the time to discuss the film or anything else you like in a relaxed social atmosphere. Any questions? Email us at picsandflicks@gmail.com For the movie details of each month, please check either the Gerringong Pics & Flicks Website or you can download our What's On from our website. Membership $10 on the night, or buy a an annual subscription. Annual memberships is only $60. That's 11 movies from date you sign up 10-ticket multi-use cards are only $80 Casual tickets at the door $10 ea. A 10 tickets pass will be available for $80. This not only gives a 25% reduction on the door price but also can be used by more than one person. Bring along a friend or two and they can be covered by your 10 tickets pass. As there has been occasion where the hall has been at full capacity, a small number of seats will now be held for people with annual membership up until 10 minutes prior to the film commencing. After that time, those seats will be sold to casual ticket buyers. Non Members who come early can reserve a seat but only if it has been paid for first. After the film, stay for our Gerringong Pics and Flicks world famous tea, coffee and cakes ($4.00) in a relaxed social atmosphere. Come and join us at the movies!

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High Tea @ Mercure Resort Gerringong

05/12/2015 - 10/08/2019 @ 12:00 PM – 03:00 PM Gerringong NSW

Enjoy a sweet selection of sweet and savoury tarts topped off with a glass of bubbles! Held on the first Saturday of each month from 12 - 3pm. Bookings essential! $42 per person.

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Kiama Arts Trail

03/03/2018 - 31/07/2019 @ 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM Kiama NSW

The Kiama Arts Trail takes you through some of the most picturesque countryside in Australia, where you can visit award winning artists' studios, galleries and cafes. Entry to each of the venues is free. Visit award winning artists at work and take a peek into their studios, view demonstrations, enjoy diverse galleries, taste test the cafes and enjoy some of the most spectacular coastal scenery in Australia. The Kiama Arts Trail is open the first weekend of each month - 10am - 4pm, and other times by appointment. Ron Knott Studio : 19 Kiarama Ave, Kiama DownsThe Art of Helen Pain : 51 Collins St, Kiama Aspiration Images - Bob Shaw : 1A Colley Dr, KiamaRose Jewellery Designs - Liz Shaw : 1A Colley Dr, KiamaCedar Ridge Studio - Robyn Sharp : 287 Free Selectors Rd, Foxground

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Red Hot Summer Tour

03/03/2019 @ 01:00 PM – 09:15 PM Kiama NSW

The line up for this Red Hot Summer tour is perhaps the best yet, with a who's who of 80's and 90's Australian music including; Suzi Quatro, The Angels, Baby Animals, The Screaming Jets, Jon Stevens, Moving Pictures, Chocolate Starfish Tickets are on sale at The Kiama Visitors Centre, located at Blowhole Point Road, Kiama from 9am - 5pm, 7 days, phone: 02 4232 3322. General Admission Tickets are $119.90 inclusive of booking fee and credit card transaction fees. Under 12 years of age are admitted FREE and do not require a ticket for entry but must be accompanied by a paying parent/guardian. VIP Tickets **SOLD OUT**. The VIP Ticket includes access to the VIP facility (with clear view of stage). The area is a private retreat with unreserved tables, chairs, umbrellas, private cash bar and toilet facilities. BBQ Dinner Provided 5.30pm - 6.30pm. NOTE - VIAGOGO IS NOT AN AUTHORISED SELLER AND THEIR TICKETS ARE NOT GUARANTEED Gates Open1.00pmMoving Pictures1.45 - 2.15pmChocolate Starfash2.30 - 3.10pmJon Stevens3.30 - 4.15pm

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Tour De Cure

04/03/2019 @ 10:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Come along to support riders on their journey from Sydney to Geelong as they ride for a cure for cancer. This important fundraising event will make it's way through Kiama to Goulburn a distance of 178kms.  Mark Beretta (Beretts' ) from Sunrise TV has been a loyal supporter of the ride for ten years and will join the 2019 tour . Apply to be a stage rider through the website.

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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 vegies, eggs, bread, honey, jams and chilli sauces. Lots of tasty things to eat and buy. PLEASE NOTE: NO MARKET ON WEDNESDAY, 26 DECEMBER

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Kiama Jazz & Blues Festival

08/03/2019 - 10/03/2019 @ From 5.30pm Friday, 12pm Saturday and 11.30am Sunday Kiama NSW Various Venues - ALL FREE

Get groovin' with three huge days of music, entertainment and fun set against one of the country's most picturesque backdrops.  Staged at various streets, cafes, bars and eateries from Gerringong in the south to Minnamurra in the north. Check out the main stage in Hindmarsh Park, Kiama on Saturday from 5.45pm - 10.30pm 7-9pm Trish Delaney-Brown Trio 8-11pm TBA 6:30-8:30pm Triple Karma 7:30-10pm Liza Ohlback & Mercy Train 8-11pm 52 Special 10-12pm The New Savages 5:30-7:30pm Lemon Squeezin Daddies feat. Pearl 6:30-8:30pm Jocean 7-9pm Zorsy 6:30-8:30pm Elevator District 6:30-8:30pm 500 Pounds Of Joy 7:30-9:30pm Roadhouse Regulars 10-12pm Fever Pitch 7-9pm Octave Inc 9:30-11:30pm Frank Sultana & The Sinister Kids 5:45 Jesse Valach 5:30 DJ Maike 4:30 Frank Sultana & The Sinister Kids 4:15 DJ Maike 3:30 The New Savages 3:15 DJ Maike 2:30 Liam Wright 2:15 DJ Maike 1:30 Cosmic Xpress 1:15 DJ Maike 12:30 Elevator District 12:15 DJ Maike 11:30 Brekky Boy 11:15 DJ Maike 10:30 Kiama High School Band 12-2pm Groove Organism 2-4pm Paul Sun & Cameron Jones 4:30-6:30pm Lemon Squeezin’ Daddies feat. Pearl 12-2pm Cherry MaMalade  9 – 11am Zorsy 3 – 5pm Ziggy McNeill 8-11pm Lemon Squeezin Daddies ft. Pearl 2:30-4:30pm Jarrod Shaw 7-9pm Trish Delaney-Brown Trio 6:30-8:30pm Octave Inc 8-11pm Fever Pitch 7-9:30pm Steve Edmonds Band Blues Set 5:30-7:30pm Groove Organism 12-2pm Jazz Daiquiri  6:30-8:30pm Jullian James 11-2pm Liam Wright  12-2pm Ziggy McNeill  10:30-12:30pm Paul Sun & Cameron Jones  7-9pm Frank Sultana solo 12-2pm Jullian James 6:30-8:30pm Ziggy McNeill 6:30-8:30pm Jarrod Shaw 2:30-4:30pm The Butchers 5-7pm Cosmic Xpress 7:30-9:30pm The New Savages 10-12pm Jesse Valach 2:30-5pm Brekky Boy 8:30-11pm Soul Messengers 11:30-1:30pm Jarrod Shaw 12-2:30pm Elevator District 3-5pm Laney & Friends 2-4pm Dog & Belle 4-6pm Brekky Boy 12-2pm Pearl Noire 12-2pm Jazz Daiquiri 12-2pm Liam Wright 500 Pounds of Joy 11:30-1pm Gospel Service 12-2pm Julian James

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Red Scarf Motorbike Rally

09/03/2019 - 10/03/2019 @ 08:00 AM – 10:00 AM Kiama NSW

Come along and appreciate the vintage motorbikes on display at Black Beach March 9th and 10th.Over 80 classic, veteran and vintage motorcycles will hum into Kiama, driven by owners from the Illawarra, the Shoalhaven, Sydney, Goulburn, Griffith, Wagga and Eurobodalla. Motorbike marques expected to participate include the traditional English brands of Matchless, B.S.A Triumph, AJS, Italian Ducati, German BMW, Japanese Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki, and Yamaha and of course American-branded Indians and Harley Davidson.Bikes will be on display at Kiama from 8am to 10am, owners will then ride to Bomaderry Bowling club, where the bikes will sit from 12pm to 2.00pm  It will be the 24th Annual Red Scarf Rally hosted by the Illawarra Classic Motorcycle Club.

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FOKL and KDHS presents David Duffy The Secret Code-Breakers of Central Bureau

09/03/2019 @ 02:30 PM – 04:00 PM Kiama NSW

David Dufty to talk about his recently published book “The Secret Code-Breakers of Central Bureau: how Australia’s signals-intelligence network helped win the Pacific War”. “The Secret Code-Breakers” tells the story of Australia’s version of Bletchley Park, known to members perhaps from the film “The Enigma”. Dufty describes how Australia built a sophisticated intelligence network from scratch, and how Australian code-breakers cracked the codes of the Japanese army and air force, significantly influencing the course of the Pacific war. David will give an illustrated talk about his acclaimed book and copies will be available for sale. David Dufty is a Canberra-based writer and researcher. Following degrees in psychology at Newcastle and Macquarie Universities, he has worked in statistics and social research at the University of Memphis, Newspoll and the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

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Kiama Woodcraft Group

09/03/2019 - 10/03/2019 @ 09:00 AM – 04:00 PM Kiama NSW

Are you looking for that special gift. Thinking of joining a woodcraft group? Then visit our exhibition. Check out the exhibits and talk to club members. Demonstrations, woodcraft and timber sales. Admission is free

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NSW Wavesailing Competition

09/03/2019 - 10/03/2019 @ All Day Event Gerroa NSW

This weekend the teams event will be run at Gerroa/Windang (depending on conditions). The teams event is all about fun through team rivalries. The AGM and presentations will also take place. Come down to Seven Mile Beach for a great display of Wavesailing. For latest information check out facebook/nswwavesailing

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Art In The Park

14/10/2018 - 11/08/2019 @ From 08:30 AM Kiama NSW

Art in the park showcases local works created by local artists, held on the 2nd Sunday of each month (weather permitting). Artists are on hand working on new paintings and are available to answer questions.

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Kiama Shellharbour Camera Club Exhibition

14/03/2019 - 20/03/2019 @ 09:00 AM – 05:00 PM Kiama NSW

The exhibition is a selection of photographic works by a number of members of the Kiama Shellharbour Camera Club and is being held at The Old Fire Station, Kiama. Visitors can visit the exhibition and meet some of the members. Images are available for purchase. Free admission.

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Gerringong Village Markets

17/10/2015 - 31/12/2019 @ All Day Event Gerringong NSW

Markets showcasing locally produced art, craft, food and entertainment. This is a Gerringong Sunrise Rotary Fundraising Event for local and international projects. Visit Website for more information.

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FOKL and KDHS presents Lorraine Neate Scandal, Slander and Interfering with our Neighbours

16/03/2019 @ 02:30 PM – 04:00 PM Kiama NSW

Lorraine was born in Wollongong and is an accomplished speaker and historian. Her earliest Illawarra connections are from the 1820s (at Jamberoo). She is a descendant of a number of families with Northern Irish roots who came to Kiama Municipality through chain migration. Lorraine’s interest in history actually started with high school geography. The topic ‘Sequent Occupance’ sparked a desire to discover what her family members had contributed to this area over a period of time. Her research led to ‘Kiama court records 1852 to 1863’ and a paper in the Royal Australian Historical Society Journal in 2000. She wrote ‘Paulsgrove Illawarra 1825-1836’ in 2010. The owner of Paulsgrove was reported to be ‘a difficult and litigious character’. Her most recent published work ‘Scandal Slander and Interfering with Our Neighbours’ in 2016 is a collection of stories about early Illawarra. It has been described by Dr Joe Davis as ‘the kind of book that will no doubt ruffle a handful of local feathers – but most of all it will delight those who think that it is high time for local history to enter fresh fields and pastures new’. Lorraine is currently President of the Illawarra Historical Society and a member of the Royal Australian Historical Society Affiliated Societies Committee. In 2018 she was a joint winner of the Friends of Wollongong Library History Prize. She also appears on a monthly history spot on ABC Radio with Mark Matthews.

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Kiama Seaside Markets

16/04/2017 - 31/12/2019 @ 09:00 AM – 03:00 PM Kiama NSW

Kiama Seaside Markets are held the third Sunday of every month and on occasional public holidays. Extra markets are usually held in April & June and again in January. Spend the day in beautiful Kiama and browse through the popular seaside craft market. Inspect the array of country craft, artisan and antique ware on display, as well as bric-a-brac, collectibles, plants and beautiful homemade items. A great shopping experience for the whole family, right in the heart of Kiama. Definitely worth a visit!

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Kiama Stingray Show

27/01/2019 - 19/01/2020 @ 10:00 AM – 10:20 AM Kiama NSW

Come along to the String Ray show  on the 3rd Sunday morning of each month  in conjunction with Kiama Seaside Markets  at 10.00am to the Boat Ramp at Kiama Harbour. Darren from Into the Wild Nature Tours will present the Kiama Stingray Show. Enjoy the fascinating insight into these amazing creatures. Please note: On the rare occasion the show does not go ahead. For more information please contact the Kiama Visitors Centre on 02 4232 3322.

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Second Hand Saturday

23/03/2019 @ 08:00 AM – 12:00 PM Kiama NSW

Second Hand Saturday is a community car boot sale held twice a year. The event gives Kiama residents the chance to sell, trade, or give away their unwanted items to prevent them from going to landfill. You must be a resident of the Kiama Municipality to register for a site at this event. And is a great opportunity for everyone to come and grab a bargain! Gold coin entry with proceeds going to local not for profit organisation For more information and to register click here.

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Kiama Makers & Growers Market

26/05/2018 - 31/12/2019 @ 09:00 AM – 02:00 PM Kiama NSW

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 fresh fruit and veggies, plants, eggs, spices, honey, jams, chilli sauces and olives. Enjoy lunch with us with freshly squeezed juices, hot food and coffee.  Daylight savings times are 9AM – 2PM and winter months are 10AM to 3PM

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Inaugural Football Writers Festival at the Jamberoo Pub

23/03/2019 - 25/03/2019 @ 10:00 AM – 10:00 AM Jamberoo NSW

A celebration of football, writing and ideas. Take a break from your routine and come experience something totally different for a weekend in Jamberoo. Entry fee just $10 for one day, $15 for both days. Please note that add-on events such as the Football Dinner and Trivia (Saturday night) and Sunday lunch are extra. The Football Writers' Festival is a collaboration between the Johnny Warren Football Foundation and Fair Play Publishing.

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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 brica 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 customer, a visitors or a participant. Contact Vivienne on 0402 101 343 for enquires on becoming part of the fun.

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