Weekend planner | August 10-12, 2018

Jared Laurie
Jared Laurie

What’s on in the Manning, Great Lakes and Gloucester

Jared Laurie returns to the Gloucester stage with his latest one-man comedy cabaret show, ‘SupercalifragilisticOsteoporosis’. Opening in Gloucester for two nights on Friday, August 10 and Saturday, August 11.

All weekend

  • Doug Moran National Portrait Prize and Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize at Manning Regional Art Gallery, Macquarie Street, Taree. Closes this Sunday.
  • My Art, Your Heart exhibition featuring work by Tallwoods local Fred Bullen at Gloucester Gallery, Denison Street, Gloucester. Closes this Sunday.
  • Wingham Campdraft at Wingham Showground, Gloucester Road, Wingham. Noon start Friday and a 7am start on Saturday and Sunday. More than 250 competitors and 800-1000 runs from the camp, this three-day event is full of action.
  • Zone Nine Dressage Qualifier and Trophy Day, hosted by Oxley Island Pony Club, Saltwater Road. Both days, gates open 7am to 9am start.
  • Horse riders compete in Kiwarrak Cup Endurance Carnival at Hillville. Friday and Saturday.


  • “SupercalifragilisticOsteoporosis” with Jared Laurie, presented by GACCI, dinner and show, 6:30pm at Gloucester Citizens Centre, Gloucester.
  • Storytime at Hallidays Point Library, 10.30am to 11.30am, Village Shopping Centre.
  • Rudi's Market, 8am to 2pm on corner of Bushland and Kanangra drives, Taree. 
  • Storytime - Stroud Library, 10.30am to 11.30am, Church Lane, Stroud.


  • “SupercalifragilisticOsteoporosis” with Jared Laurie, presented by GACCI, dinner and show, 6:30pm at Gloucester Citizens Centre, Gloucester.
  • Fundraiser trivia night at Club Taree, raising money for the Manning Valley’s Bushland Health Group Ltd, $13 a head. For bookings phone Allen Lenton on 0419 148 113.
  • Wingham Community Markets, 8am to noon at Wingham Skate Park, Dennes Street, Wingham.
  • Gloucester Farmers Market, 8am to noon at Billabong Park.
  • Johns River Community Markets, 8am to 12.30pm at Johns River Community Hall, Johns River Road, Johns River.
  • Three Brothers Farm Produce, 8am to noon, at Johns River Community Hall.


  • Forster Town Markets, 8am to 2pm, Town Park, Forster.
  • Burrell Creek Markets, 9am to 12.30pm, The Bucketts Way, Burrell Creek.
  • Life Drawing Studio, 1.30pm to 3.30pm, at the Manning Regional Art Gallery, Macquarie Street, Taree. Cost $15.