What’s on this weekend in Lake Mac City

Date posted: 9 August 2018

There is something for everyone in Lake Macquarie City this weekend, 10-12 August

Community

Fill a truck for farmers

Saturday 11 August, 9am-5pm

Speers Point Park

Head along to Speers Point Park this Saturday to help raise funds and water for Australian farmers in need. There will be a sausage sizzle on the day, with all proceeds going to the cause. Find out more on their Facebook Page.

Lake Macquarie Farmers Market

Saturday 11 August, 7.30am-1pm

Speers Point Park, Speers Point

This Saturday, come and buy your fresh fruit and veg, flowers, seafood, bread and artisan wares such as jewellery, homewares and clothing at Lake Macquarie Farmers Markets. There will also be hot food, coffee and sweet treats available.

The Everly brothers and Franki Valli show

Saturday 11 August, 8.30-11pm

Belmont 16s

Check out Belmont 16s this Saturday for a night of rock n roll and celebrate all the classic hits of The Everly Brothers, Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. For the first time in Australia, rock n roll fans will celebrate all the classic and No 1. hits of these music legends!

Sports

Lakeview parkrun

Saturday 11 August, 8am

The Shores Way, Belmont

Take part in this free weekly 5km run along the beautiful shores of Lake Macquarie. Make sure you register with parkrun online before the event and bring along your barcode on the day.

Lake Mac parkrun

Saturday 11 August, 8am

First Street, Booragul

Take part in this free weekly 5km run along the beautiful shores of Lake Macquarie. Make sure you register with parkrun online before the event and bring along your barcode on the day.

Culture

Sketchy Saturday

Saturday 11 August, 1-2pm

Speers Point Library

Sketchy Saturday is all about fun, creativity and learning through art. If you love drawing, join us on Saturday afternoon to practice your drawing skills and learn new techniques.

Exhibition: Yes Yes Yes Yes: graphics from the 1960s and 1970s

Saturday 28 July-Sunday 23 September, 10am-4.30pm

Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, First Street, Booragul

Discover the playful spirit, visual energy and political thrust of graphic art from the 1960s and 1970s in this touring exhibition from the Art Gallery of New South Wales. These decades were an exciting period in the visual arts, when advances in printmaking techniques and the ever-increasing power of mass media provided artists with diverse and innovative ways to communicate their ideas to a wider audience.

Moving Histories / Future Projections

Saturday 28 July-23 September, 10am-4.30pm

Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, First Street, Booragul

Brings together some of Australia’s leading female contemporary artists working across screen based media. The artists approach their subject matter in a variety of ways – they turn the camera on themselves, re-stage historical events or reimagine alternative futures through speculative accounts of the past. For more information visit the Art Gallery’s website.

Article by Lake Macquarie City Council

Page last updated: 9 August 2018