Upcoming Events - November 2017

Check out some of the key events happening around the Great Lakes, Manning Valley and Mid North Coast region over the month of November! 

Newcastle Permanent’s Cinema Under the Stars - Saturday 18 November 2017
Bicentennial Park, Head Street, Forster

Newcastle Permanent's Cinema Under the Stars is Australia's largest free outdoor cinema program and is coming to Forster!

The event kicks off at 5.30pm with a fantastic line-up of family friendly entertainment and activities before the blockbuster movie The Secret Life of Pets screens at sundown. For further details please visit the website or 'Like' Newcastle Permanent Facebook page.

Great Lakes Pearl Dragons Regatta - Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 November 2017
Elizabeth Reserve, Forster Keys

Come along, enjoy a full day of racing.
Cheer on your local team as they compete against clubs from NSW regions. Watch the community teams as they experience the thrill of dragon boat racing.
  • Senior & Junior Community Teams
  • Local Pearl Dragons & visiting clubs compete in the combined 500m/2km race.


  • Local clubs compete against NSW teams in the fast paced 200m sprints.
All welcome- Elizabeth Reserve, Forster Keys.
Free off street parking, Food & drinks available or bring a picnic!


Food Lovers Feast - Wednesday 22 November 2017
Bent on Food - Wingham

Come along to Bent on Food (95 Isabella St, Wingham) and enjoy a delicious three course feast and share low waste cooking tips and recipes with diners and the chef.

Cost: $49 per person- book your seat on 6557 0727, or head to www.bentonfood.com.au/shop/item/food-lovers-feast 


What a month! Make the BIG4 Great Lakes your base to explore and check out of some of these events by booking a cabin or site for a day or more. 

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