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On This Day...

Friday, 18 August 2017 to Friday, 17 August 2018 | More information ...

Join us on Facebook for smashing front pages and links to the fantastic resource that is TROVE. We will be posting every available issue, of every Advocate newspaper, every day, for a whole year! Starting Friday 18 August.

We Need Your Help!

Saturday, 19 August 2017 to Sunday, 15 April 2018 | More information ...

We are keen to get as many issues of Advocate newspapers, available on The National Library’s TROVE website, properly transcribed and searchable as possible! Simply go to www.trove.nla.gov.au and head to newspapers to get started. If you need help, just ask us!

Table Cape Tulip Farm

Saturday, 23 September 2017 to Sunday, 22 October 2017 | More information ...

Tip toe through the tulips and receive some much needed colour therapy after a long winter. Experience one of our exciting events or the indoor display. Light lunches available.

Hellyers Road Distillery Whisky Walk

Sunday, 1 October 2017 to Tuesday, 31 October 2017 | More information ...

Purchase one guided Whisky Walk at Hellyers Road Distillery in October, mention 'BURNIE SHINES' and receive another tour for free.

Live @ The Point - Avargo Groove

Sunday, 1 October 2017 | More information ...

Move to a lively mix of music with notes of rock, funk, country and blues, this local 4 piece band will have you grooving to the music and feeling good. Licensed.

Seniors' Eight Ball

Monday, 2 October 2017 | More information ...

Anyone over 50 is invited to a friendly morning game of eight ball.

Ladies Probus Club of Burnie Inc

Monday, 2 October 2017 | More information ...

All welcome to this general meeting of Burnie Ladies Probus Club which aims to promote the development of friendship and fellowship.

Come and Try Track Cycling

Monday, 2 October 2017 to Wednesday, 4 October 2017 | More information ...

Targeting school children from Grades 5 and up, the program introduces participants to the exciting sport of track cycling in a safe, controlled environment with an accredited Cycling Australia coach.

Seniors' Bingo

Monday, 2 October 2017 | More information ...

Anyone over 50 is invited to Seniors' Bingo for fun and prizes.

Seniors' Card Games - 500

Tuesday, 3 October 2017 | More information ...

Come and join in a friendly game of 500 @ the Clubrooms.

Seniors' Card games - Crib

Wednesday, 4 October 2017 | More information ...

Come and join a friendly game of Crib at the Clubrooms.

Bart Stenhouse Live at the Chapel

Wednesday, 4 October 2017 | More information ...

Packing a powerful ability to balance raw edge with feel good grooves, this young Australian composer and multi-instrumentalist is one of the best up and coming jazz fusion guitarists.

Seniors' Indoor Bowls

Wednesday, 4 October 2017 | More information ...

Join in a fun game of indoor bowls on Wednesday afternoons.

TASART 2017 High Tea

Wednesday, 4 October 2017 | More information ...

Burnie Coastal Art Group host High Tea and discuss the winning entries; a highlight of the Mancell Financial Group 2017 TASART Exhibition.

Cruise Ship Volunteer Information Session

Thursday, 5 October 2017 | More information ...

The City of Burnie will be welcoming up to 32 Cruise Ships during the coming 2017/2018 season. If you are interested in being part of the welcoming team please come along to an information session to learn more about the various volunteering areas that can be supported.

Bingo - All Welcome

Thursday, 5 October 2017 | More information ...

Everyone is invited to Open Bingo on Thursday afternoons for great prizes and jackpots.

Trivia Night

Thursday, 5 October 2017 | More information ...

Enjoy all the fun of InnQUIZitive trivia using big screen technology for an exciting trivia experience. Bring a team for a meal and a chance to win some great prizes.

Tai Chi - All Welcome

Friday, 6 October 2017 | More information ...

Join Khalil Bookarof for Tai Chi each Friday morning

Seniors' Indoor Bowls

Friday, 6 October 2017 | More information ...

Join in a fun game of indoor bowls on Friday afternoons.

Burnie Show, Light Horse Section

Friday, 6 October 2017 to Sunday, 8 October 2017 | More information ...

Spectacular Equestrian competitions for professional to inexperienced riders in dressage, official saddle classes all breeds and unofficial saddle and rider classes, pony club events and more.

Bloomin' Tulips Mayoral Ball

Friday, 6 October 2017 | More information ...

Dance the night away to Lester Smith Band, great prizes, supper provided

McGrath & Co Burnie Show

Friday, 6 October 2017 to Saturday, 7 October 2017 | More information ...

Lots to see including show favourites; side show alley, animal nursery and livestock competitions. There is a Show Ambassador competition and displays by the Veteran's Car Club and Burnie Men's Shed.

Helen's Garden Tour

Saturday, 7 October 2017 | More information ...

A self-drive mystery garden tour around the local area, starting with morning tea, plant trade table and a raffle at the Burnie Yacht Club

Burnie Foreshore Markets

Saturday, 7 October 2017 | More information ...

Buy fresh produce, hot food, secondhand goods, wine, plants, bric a brac, baked goods, crafts, clothing and lots more.

Indoor Bowls - All Welcome

Saturday, 7 October 2017 | More information ...

Everyone is welcome to join members for a friendly game of indoor bowls on Saturday evenings.

Burnie District Gemstone Club's 50th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, 7 October 2017 | More information ...

Celebrating 50 years with an open day. Everyone is invited to see their rock, mineral and jewellery displays as well as polishing, faceting and silver smithing demonstrations.

Sgt Peppers Tribute

Saturday, 7 October 2017 | More information ...

Talented musicians pay 50th anniversary tribute to the Beatles’ album “Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band”. Get your groove on and dress up in your finest 1960s costumes for a walk down Penny Lane.

Live @ The Point - Champagne Jam

Sunday, 8 October 2017 | More information ...

Hear danceable party tunes and an eclectic mix of originals played by the experienced musicians of Champagne Jam. Licensed.

Seniors' Bingo

Monday, 9 October 2017 | More information ...

Anyone over 50 is invited to Seniors' Bingo for fun and prizes.

Seniors' Eight Ball

Monday, 9 October 2017 | More information ...

Anyone over 50 is invited to a friendly morning game of eight ball.

Seniors' Card Games - 500

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 | More information ...

Come and join in a friendly game of 500 @ the Clubrooms.

Open Rehearsal - City of Burnie Brass Band

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 | More information ...

You're invited to an Open Rehearsal. It's a fantastic opportunity to bring your instruments along and play with the band or simply relax and listen to the music.

The Balfour Correspondent book launch

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 | More information ...

Present dayJames Dryburgh responds to the letters written to The Weekly Courier by a 14 year old girl from wild, isolated Balfour over 100 years ago. Creating a powerful dialogue across time and space.

Cruise Ship - Sun Princess

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 | More information ...

The first cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Wednesday 11 October 2017.

Seniors' Indoor Bowls

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 | More information ...

Join in a fun game of indoor bowls on Wednesday afternoons.

Seniors' Card games - Crib

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 | More information ...

Come and join a friendly game of Crib at the Clubrooms.

Orchestral Concert / Open Rehearsal

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 | More information ...

Cradle Coast Orchestra invites you to an evening of orchestral work that NW musicians love to share. Experience the buzz of sharing the room with many instrumentalists.

Girls Shine

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 | More information ...

Celebrate 'International Day of the Girl' at a glitzy dance party! Show us how YOU shine - wear something that glitters, glistens, sparkles, glows, shimmers or Shines!

Bingo - All Welcome

Thursday, 12 October 2017 | More information ...

Everyone is invited to Open Bingo on Thursday afternoons for great prizes and jackpots.

Trivia Night

Thursday, 12 October 2017 | More information ...

Enjoy all the fun of InnQUIZitive trivia using big screen technology for an exciting trivia experience. Bring a team for a meal and a chance to win some great prizes.

Jeepers Creepers

Thursday, 12 October 2017 | More information ...

Celebrating all things Creepy, at a sober event for 15 to 25 year olds. Come in your best Halloween, or Day of the Dead costumes for some great prizes. Come early to get your Day of the Dead face on, with Sugar Skull Face Painting between 7:00 – 9:00pm. ($10 fee)
Take some selfies in the disturbing photo booths, drink monstrous mock tails and get on that dance floor as DJ Bilge spins some tunes.

Burnie Regional Art Gallery – School Holiday Program

Thursday, 12 October 2017 | More information ...

Make your own traditional Japanese style carp-shaped wind sock. We will draw carp patterns on paper and decorate them using block paint and collaging paper.

Seniors' Indoor Bowls

Friday, 13 October 2017 | More information ...

Join in a fun game of indoor bowls on Friday afternoons.

Tai Chi - All Welcome

Friday, 13 October 2017 | More information ...

Join Khalil Bookarof for Tai Chi each Friday morning

Burnie Orchid Society Spring Show

Friday, 13 October 2017 to Sunday, 15 October 2017 | More information ...

Featuring magnificent orchid displays, potting demonstrations and advice, floral art display and sales of plants and posies.

Spring Swing Rock - Kitty Martin & Tom Collins Trio

Friday, 13 October 2017 | More information ...

Get your frock on and take a free lesson in rock & roll dancing, with Learn to Dance Burnie. Then dance the night away with Kitty and friends. Licensed event with supper available.

Bloomin' Tulips Colour Fun Run

Saturday, 14 October 2017 | More information ...

Come and be splatted in colour in the happiest 5km fun run. Walk, skip, run ... just have fun while you are covered in colour

Indoor Bowls - All Welcome

Saturday, 14 October 2017 | More information ...

Everyone is welcome to join members for a friendly game of indoor bowls on Saturday evenings.

Brew, Extract & Sip … The Flavours of Coffee

Saturday, 14 October 2017 | More information ...

Something is brewing @ Infuse Coffee Roasters this Burnie Shines. Come and experience our coffee brewing sessions where you will enjoy different ways of brewing coffee with our alternative brewing devices.

Sailors & Sirens - Live Music @ the Otis Room

Saturday, 14 October 2017 | More information ...

Dance to the sound of Devonport’s pop rock band, Sailors and Sirens, live at The Otis Room.

Bloomin' Tulips Festival

Saturday, 14 October 2017 | More information ...

Something for everyone. Be entertained all day with live music, roving entertainers, quality Tasmanian food, wine, beer, craft and arts.

Tasmanian Whisky: Heartwood's Tim Duckett

Saturday, 14 October 2017 | More information ...

The Chapel is excited to host Tim Duckett from Heartwood Whisky for an evening dedicated to celebrating the independent whisky bottlers of Tasmania! Be treated to a number of Heartwood releases and other independently bottled whisky.

Mayor's Garden Party

Saturday, 14 October 2017 | More information ...

A fabulous party in the Mayor's private garden to raise funds for Hospice Care NW Tas. Catch up with friends and enjoy fantastic service, with trays of bubbles and food, a fashion parade, live music, tastings and more.

Burnie Musical Society presents 9 to 5 The Musical

Friday, 20 October 2017 to Saturday, 4 November 2017 | More information ...

9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnick, is based on the 1980 hit movie Nine to Five.

2017 Cherry Blossom Celebration

Saturday, 21 October 2017 | More information ...

Come along to the Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden for Japanese inspired display. There will be a variety of food and beverages available.

B&E Burnie Ten

Sunday, 22 October 2017 | More information ...

The B&E Burnie Ten will be held on Sunday, 22 October 2017.

Cruise Ship - Sun Princess

Tuesday, 7 November 2017 | More information ...

The second cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Tuesday 7 November 2017.

Col Elliott

Wednesday, 8 November 2017 | More information ...

Col Elliott is trying to retire. He's been pushing our belly laugh buttons for around 45 years.

Peace Train

Sunday, 12 November 2017 | More information ...

Peace Train The Cat Stevens Story
Celebrating 50 years of Cat Stevens
Starring Darren Coggan

Direct from his highly acclaimed tour of the United Kingdom, Darren Coggan is bringing the Peace Train to Tasmania this November with their final performances for 2017 in Hobart, Launceston & Burnie.

Cruise Ship - Norwegian Jewel

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 | More information ...

The third cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Tuesday 14 November 2017.

Natone Primary School 60th Anniversary Dinner

Friday, 17 November 2017 | More information ...

Community members are invited to join us for our finale celebrations.

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Friday, 17 November 2017 | More information ...

Melbourne City Ballet's exciting new ballet "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" will arrive at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre in November 2017.

Cruise Ship - Maasdam

Saturday, 18 November 2017 | More information ...

The fourth cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Saturday 18 November 2017.

Cruise Ship - Norwegian Jewel

Monday, 20 November 2017 | More information ...

The fifth cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Monday 20 November 2017.

Cruise Ship - Pacific Jewel

Friday, 24 November 2017 | More information ...

The sixth cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Friday 24 November 2017.

Cruise Ship - Pacific Jewel

Saturday, 2 December 2017 | More information ...

The seventh cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Saturday 2 December 2017.

Cruise Ship - Pacific Eden

Sunday, 3 December 2017 | More information ...

The eighth cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Sunday 3 December 2017.

Cruise Ship - Regatta

Friday, 15 December 2017 | More information ...

The ninth cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Friday 15 December 2017.

Cruise Ship - Norwegian Jewel

Saturday, 16 December 2017 | More information ...

The tenth cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Friday 15 December 2017.

Cruise Ship - Maasdam

Tuesday, 26 December 2017 | More information ...

The 11th cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Tuesday 26 December 2017.

Cruise Ship - Maasdam

Monday, 15 January 2018 | More information ...

The 12th cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Tuesday 26 December 2017.

Cruise Ship - Regatta

Saturday, 20 January 2018 | More information ...

The 13th cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Saturday 20 January 2018.

Cruise Ship - Maasdam

Sunday, 21 January 2018 | More information ...

The 14th cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Sunday 21 January 2018.

Cruise Ship - Norwegian Jewel

Wednesday, 24 January 2018 | More information ...

The 15th cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Wednesday 24 January 2018.

Cruise Ship - Regatta

Saturday, 27 January 2018 | More information ...

The 16th cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Saturday 27 January 2018.

Cruise Ship - Pacific Jewel

Saturday, 3 February 2018 | More information ...

The 17th cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Saturday 3 February 2018.

Cruise Ship - Noordam

Sunday, 4 February 2018 | More information ...

The 18th cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Sunday 4 February 2018.

Cruise Ship - Crystal Symphony

Wednesday, 14 February 2018 | More information ...

The 19th cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Wednesday 14 February 2018.

Cruise Ship - Sun Princess

Thursday, 15 February 2018 | More information ...

The 20th cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Thursday 15 February 2018.

Cruise Ship -Silver Whisper

Thursday, 15 February 2018 | More information ...

The 21st cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Thursday 15 February 2018.

Cruise Ship - Europa

Friday, 16 February 2018 | More information ...

The 22nd cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Friday 16 February 2018.

Cruise Ship - Pacific Princess

Friday, 16 February 2018 | More information ...

The 23rd cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Friday 16 February 2018.

Cruise Ship - Norwegian Jewel

Sunday, 18 February 2018 | More information ...

The 24th cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Sunday 18 February 2018.

Cruise Ship - Astor

Friday, 23 February 2018 | More information ...

The 26th cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Friday 23 February 2018.

Cruise Ship - Pacific Jewel

Saturday, 24 February 2018 | More information ...

The 27th cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Saturday 24 February 2018.

Cruise Ship - Pacific Eden

Thursday, 1 March 2018 | More information ...

The 28th cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Thursday 1 March 2018.

Cruise Ship - Astor

Monday, 5 March 2018 | More information ...

The 29th cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Monday 5 March 2018.

Cruise Ship - Pacific Eden

Thursday, 8 March 2018 | More information ...

The 30th cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Thursday 8 March 2018.

Cruise Ship - Pacific Eden

Friday, 16 March 2018 | More information ...

The 31st cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Friday 16 March 2018.

Cruise Ship - Sea Princess

Tuesday, 27 March 2018 | More information ...

The 32nd cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Tuesday 27 March 2018.

Cruise Ship - Insignia

Saturday, 12 May 2018 | More information ...

The 33rd and final cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Saturday 12 May 2018.