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.

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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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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Gerringong Village Markets

16/03/2019 - 31/12/2019 @ 08:30 AM – 01:30 PM Gerringong NSW

Gerringong Village Markets held on the 3rd Saturday of every month 8.30am - 1.30pm inside the Town Hall & neighbouring Old School Park, Fern Street, Gerringong.Organised by the Rotary Club there is a great variety of market stalls as well as hot food and coffee & something of interest for all ages.Rotary supporting our local community! A quality and social community local event.  Look forward to seeing you there. Visit Website for more information.

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Strong Women Exhibition

07/03/2019 - 31/03/2019 @ All Day Event Kiama NSW

Opening on the eve of International Women’s Day, Thursday March 7 at 5.30pm, the Art Bar presents STRONG WOMEN. Inspired by the social media campaign Project Strong Women (PSW) founded by Shauna Ryan, a millennial visionary, international blog curator, and emotional thought leader. All artworks will be for sale at the exhibition, with 50% of the proceeds being donated to SAHSSI, a specialist domestic violence and homelessness service for women and children in the Illawarra/Shoalhaven District. Last year's exhibition raised $1100 for SAHSSI. Let's see if we can double it this year! CEO Kathy Colyer will be opening the exhibition. All are welcome, so please come along and support this important charity and project. The Strong Woman exhibition will run from 7 to 31 March. More information on the exhibition and to RSVP to the official opening party. The Strong Women exhibition runs from 7 March to 31 March. The Art Bar is OPEN Wednesday & Thursday 5-9pm | Friday & Saturday 12-3pm & 5-10pm | Sunday 12-6pm

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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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Kiama Seaside Markets

17/03/2019 - 16/02/2020 @ 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 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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Contemporary Watercolour Workshop

23/03/2019 @ 09:00 AM – 04:00 PM Kiama NSW

Come and learn the beautiful art of watercolour with artist Ingrid Bowen.  You will find watercolour to be a great way to relax and unwind, and something you can easily do at home.  Ingrid has a collaborative and friendly approach to guiding participants through various watercolour techniques. Watch demonstrations and plan and paint your own little indigo forest in the enchanting circular format shown in the photographic description. In this three hour workshop you will complete and take home a small framed piece of art.  All materials are included, so you just have to bring yourself!  Suitable for beginners or anyone wishing to explore the medium of watercolour. This is a popular class, so we will be running a morning and an afternoon session.Morning session 9:00am - 12noonAfternoon session 1:00pm - 4:00pm In this three hour workshop you will complete and take home a small framed piece of art.  All materials are included, so you just have to bring yourself!  Suitable for beginners or anyone wishing to explore the medium of watercolour.  To book email or call Rhonda Cost: $120 per person

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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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Inaugural Football Writers Festival at the Jamberoo Pub

23/03/2019 - 25/03/2019 @ All Day Event 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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Kiama Makers & Growers Market

23/03/2019 @ 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 saving times are 9AM – 2PM and winter months are 10AM to 3PM

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Steel City Strings' Celebration of Youth

24/03/2019 @ 02:00 PM – 03:30 PM Kiama NSW

Steel City Strings is joined by the BlueScope Youth Orchestra from the Wollongong Conservatorium of Music to form a 40-piece ensemble for a lively, exciting program celebrating young classical musicians. Experience the energy and excitement of these exceptionally talented young, award-winning, local musicians: Peter Lavilles (15), winner of the 2018 Wollongong Conservatorium Concerto Competition, performing Weber’s virtuosic ‘Bassoon Concerto’ Cedar-Rose Newman (15), winner of numerous Eisteddfods, returns from her violin studies in New York to present Saint-Saëns’ brilliant ‘Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso’ Singer/songwriters Emma Snellgrove (16) and Caitlin Schlenker (17) will get feet tapping with their original song ‘Capsized’, which wowed audiences in the Cantabile Music Festival at Sydney Opera House in 2018 Adrian Whitehall (21), composer of ‘Absence of Light’. This piece has been composed specially for this event. Adrian has also had work commissioned and performed by the Australian Chamber Orchestra. Plus...the combined orchestras will play suites and dances for chamber orchestra by Purcell, Boyce, Grieg and Piazzolla.   Tickets:              Adult $45, Concession $40, Student 18+ $20, Child under 18 $10,                            Group of 5 or more $20 each.                            Book tickets here.

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The 39 Steps

26/03/2019 - 28/03/2019 @ All Day Event Kiama NSW

A live radio play of the famous Hitchcock film The 39 Steps. Picture this - a radio station in 1940's America, a cast of actors reading a thriller of a play whilst making all of the sound effects themselves Live On Air! Lots of fun in this hour long fundraiser.  All proceeds go to "Wheels for Chris"- to help buy active community member Chris English a wheelchair compliant van, after a fall left him a quadriplegic. Performances: Tues 26 Mar 2019 - 3:00 pm & 7 pm Wed 27 Mar 2019 - 3:00 pm & 7 pm Thurs 28 Mar 2019 - 11:00 am Tickets $20 (includes refreshments) at  www.trybooking.com

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Kiama Conversation Hour: Jessica Dettmann - Author Talk

29/03/2019 @ From 06:00 PM Kiama NSW

If you're a fan of Liane Moriarty or Marian Keyes, you'll love Jessica Dettmann!  Join author and comedian Jessica Dettmann at the Sebel Harbourside Kiama for Kiama Conversation Hour, hosted by Kiama Library. Jessica will be discussing her new novel, How to be Second Best, and copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing. Tickets are $20, which includes a glass of wine and a selection of light canape refreshments. Date: Friday 29 March 2019Time: 6:00pmLocation: Sebel Harbourside KiamaAssembly Hall, 31 Shoalhaven Street, Kiama, NSW 2533

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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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