Find out what's on in and around Kiama this weekend

HARS Tarmac Days 

Six decades of fast jets will be on show when HARS Aviation Museum holds its monthly tarmac days at the Illawarra Regional Airport at Albion Park. 

The six jets, covering six decades of service with the RAAF are a Vampire trainer, Sabre jet, Canberra bomber, supersonic Mirage fighter and an impressive F-111C strike bomber.

They are some of the more than 40 aircraft of significance to Australia’s aviation heritage which are on show where, unlike most aviation museums, visitors are encouraged to climb aboard many. 

Friday, September 14 to Sunday, September 16, from 9.30am-3.30pm.

2018 Australian Flyball Championships

The annual Flyball National competition is the premier event in the Flyball calendar and attracts teams from clubs all over Australia.

With the growth of the sport it is envisaged the 2018 event could attract around 50 teams with an estimated 400 participants and 300 dogs of all breeds and speeds.

Hosted by the Wollongong Wonder Woofs Flyball Club, the event is being held across three days with racing for single dogs, pairs of dogs, beginners singles, open and veterans classes on Friday, followed by the main regular class teams racing on Saturday and Sunday. Final Championship runoffs are on Sunday afternoon.

Friday, September 14 to Sunday, September 16, from 8.30am-4pm at Kiama Leisure Centre.

Gerringong Village Markets

Markets showcasing locally produced art, craft, food and entertainment.

This is a Gerringong Sunrise Rotary fundraising event for local and international projects.

Saturday, September 15 at Gerringong Town Hall – all day event.

Kiama Youth Markets

Get along to the Kiama Youth Markets at SENTRAL Youth Centre in Hindmarsh Park.

There will be market stalls, tasty food, raffles and live music for you to enjoy. All funds raised will go towards Beyond Blue.

Saturday, September 15, from 11am-3pm.

Open day at historic 'Ivy Mount'

Tours conducted by owners Wesley and Vicki Hindmarsh will reveal beautiful original cedar doors, detailing and furniture. 

See the old stone kitchen wall and the charming cream shed.

Entry $10 includes sumptuous afternoon tea.

Ample parking at Ivy Mount, 24 Princes Highway (between Crooked River Winery and Belinda Street).

In aid of Gerringong and District Historical Society’s new Museum.

For further information contact Bobbie 0413 967 385 or Helen 0417 606 116.

Saturday, September 15, from 1-4pm.

Steel City Strings present Serenades and Dances

Following the sellout success of the last program, Steel City Strings will be joined by guitar virtuoso Aleksandr Tsiboulski for the final program for 2018.

Aleksandr will be performing two exciting works, including:

  • Ross Edwards' Arafura Dances - Concerto for Guitar & Strings, with its joyous rhythms echoing the birdsong and insects, as well as the serenity,    of Arnhem Lands; and
  • Boccherini's Fandango for guitar and strings providing the other foot tapping dance in the program.

Sunday, September 16, from 2-4pm at Kiama Pavilion.

Kiama Seaside Markets

Spend the day in 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. 

Sunday, September 16, from 9am-3pm at Black Beach, Kiama Harbour.

Group Seven grand finals

Jamberoo’s Women’s League Tag division one team take on the Kiama Knights in Sunday’s grand final – 1.10pm, Collegians Sporting Complex.

The Kiama Knights will attempt to claim their first premiership in the top grade since 1985 when they battle Shellharbour City Sharks in Sunday’s decider – 4pm, Collegians Sporting Complex.

Shoalhaven Football Association grand final

The Gerringong Breakers will take on Bomaderry in next Saturday’s Shoalhaven Football Association grand final.

Saturday, September 15, from 3pm at South Nowra Football Complex.

Weekly Kiama Stingray Show

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.

Sunday, September 16, from 10-10.20am at Kiama Harbour.

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