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FLASH FRIDAY 20TH OCTOBER 2017 — THURSDAY 26TH OCTOBER 2017

POTTERS HOTEL BREWERY RESORT What’s on this week FRIDAY 20th - Pistol Pete from 8pm in Main Bar SATURDAY 21st - Ashley Knight from 9pm til late SUNDAY 22nd - Stevie Pounder from 1pm JUMPING CASTLE UP SUNDAY & MONDAY (subject to weather)

VISIT THE BRICKWORKS BRASSIERE FOR BREAKFAST, LUNCH & DINNER 7 Days | 7.30 – 10am | 12 – 3pm | 6 – 9pm

HUNTER BEER CO

WHAT’S HOT NOW & COMING UP SOON!  20TH - 22ND — POKOLBIN PRIDE #2 at Nanna Kerr’s Kitchen  SATURDAY 21ST — MIDNIGHT OIL at Hope Estate  SATURDAY 21ST — PRADA’S PRISCILLAS at Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort  SATURDAY 21ST — HANDMADE IN THE HUNTER MARKETS at Kevin Sobels Wines  THURSDAY 26TH — ART AFTER HOURS at Cessnock Regional Art Gallery

Brewery Tours Daily Mon – Fri 4pm | Sat & Sun 12pm & 4pm $10 per person, including tasting of beers

Kurri Kurri Community Festival

To book call 4991 7922 | www.pottershbr.com.au

Saturday 21st October 11am – 9pm at Rotary Park, Lang St, Kurri Kurri

MORPETH GALLERY The Romantics Art Exhibtion 19th - 22nd October 2017 Morpeth Gallery 10am - 5pm . FREE Admission 5 Green Street Morpeth 2321 www.morpethgallery.com | P 02 4933 1407

EMMA’S COTTAGE VINEYARD Art Exhibition by Hunter Women Artists at Emma’s Cottage until the 8th of November. 438 Wilderness Road, Lovedale PH 02 4998 7734 www.emmascottage.com.au

Kurri Kurri will celebrate the towns 115 th Birthday on Saturday 21 October when it hosts Brothers 3 of XFactor Fame , Melody Pool a local artist and International celebrity plus various local artists, schools & community groups. finishing with a Movies in the Park - “SECRET LIFE of PETS” This is a FREE day of entertainment for the whole family. All you need to bring with you are shade, seats and blankets to sit on. More than 40 Stall Holders will provide food, drinks, arts & crafts, children’s rides etc for sale during the day.

Get Your Spanish On Join Tim on Sunday 17th November 2017 for our hands on cooking class!! Learn how to make classic Paella and Sangria and enjoy the fruits of your labour at the end of the class — Cooking class commences at 9am Cost is $95 per person inclusive of lunch and beverages

Sunday 12th November 2017 — $50 per person FREE BYO! 6:30pm for Pre Dinner drinks and canapes. Followed by 5 Course Tapas Dinner Meze Style! Bookings essential — call 4998 7231 or email bookings@verandahrestaurant.com.au www.verandahrestaurant.com.au

Harrigan’s Irish Pub Live Music All Weekend! Come and relax at in the heart of Pokolbin at Harrigan’s! Enjoy live music every Saturday and Sunday afternoon and party on with great bands every Friday and Saturday night! For more info visit www.harrigans.com.au or to book at table call 4998 4300. Open 7 Days | Broke Road, Pokolbin

(weather permitting) At Kevin Sobels Wines, Corner Broke & Halls Rd. EVERY item in EVERY stall is handmade by a Hunter Valley resident. For weather cancellations, see www.facebook.com/handmadehuntermarkets

Sculpture in the Vineyards 28th October – 3rd December 2017 Join us for the opening of the 15 th Sculpture in the Vineyards exhibition at Stonehurst Cedar Creek, 5pm Saturday 28th October. Sculpture in the Vineyards is a month long festival of art and culture, where locals and visitors can enjoy contemporary outdoor sculptureacross three boutique vineyards in the Wollombi Valley and in the historic Wollombi Village. www.sculptureinthevineyards.com.au

Goldfish Bar & Kitche n MELBOURNE CUP!

Reflections Day Spa

With a glass of Taittinger on arrival, terrace food stalls, live music by ‘Paperboy,’ sweeps, and fashion prizes.

2 x 50min full body Aromatherapy relaxation massages, 2 x 30min express facials, 2 x foot massages includes soak and exfoliation, Finish with chocolates and a glass of Adina wine. Price for two people - $300, Public Holiday $330 (Valued at $428 - Save $128!) No changes to set packages - T&C’s apply

@ Adina Winery, 492 Lovedale Road, Lovedale PH 4930 9006 | www.reflectionsdayspa.com.au

GOLDEN DOOR DAY SPA

Locals Night | Cypriot Meze

Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd October 9am to 3pm

www.kurrikurri.com

Couples delight package (90mins)

Verandah Restaurant

Handmade in the Hunter Markets

Revitalise and nourish your skin with our skin renewal package Your treatment begins with an invigorating full body exfoliation that will leave your skin feeling silky smooth. An intensive vitamin rich application of body cream is then applied to firm and nourish your skin. Completing the treatment, is a mini facial including a sensational eye treatment tailored to your skin type that will purify, repair and revitalize the skin. 80-minute treatment—$190 Includes complimentary use of the Day Spa facilities including steam room, spa bath and relaxation lounge. At Golden Door Elysia Health Retreat and Spa. 165 Thompsons Road, Pokolbin. Bookings essential | call 4993 8500 or email spa@elysia.com.au | goldendoor.com.au

Tickets available NOW at www.thegoldfish.com.au/whatson Call 02 4998 7688 for more information

Tamburlaine Organic Wines Ciao! A Taste of Tuscany Let your taste buds guide you on a journey through Italy with ‘A Taste of Tuscany’. Our renowned new chef, Matt Dillow, has recently returned home from a cooking tour of Lucca, Italy with a wealth of knowledge and inspiration about Italian cuisine that he wants to share. He has created a rustic Italian menu with some of his favourite dishes, and our Chief Winemaker Mark Davidson has chosen some of his favourite Tamburlaine vino to complement the tantalising Tuscan treats! Date: Saturday 18th November - 12pm Cost: $110 per person Venue: ‘The Lodge’ at Tamburlaine Organic Wines RSVP: Wednesday 1st November BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL. Call 4998 4202 to book. 358 McDonalds Road, Pokolbin www.tamburlaine.com.au

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FLASH ! EVENTS CALENDAR 2017 CALENDAR OF CONCERTS, EVENTS, EXHIBITIONS, MARKETS & SPECIAL EVENTS

October 2017

December 2017

November 2017

 20TH - 22ND — POKOLBIN PRIDE #2 at Nanna Kerr’s

 28TH OCTOBER TO 3RD DECEMBER — SCULPTURE IN

 UNTIL 26TH JANUARY 2018 —CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

 SATURDAY 21ST — MIDNIGHT OIL at Hope Estate

 THURSDAY 2ND — FEAST NIGHT at Villa Du Pays,

 UNTIL 3RD — SCULPTURE IN THE VINEYARDS

 3RD NOVEMBER TO 26TH JANUARY 2018 —

 FRIDAY 1ST — JIMEOIN—RENONSENSE MAN at

Kitchen

 SATURDAY 21ST — PRADA’S PRISCILLAS at Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort

 SATURDAY 21ST — HANDMADE IN THE HUNTER MARKETS at Kevin Sobels Wines

THE VINEYARDS throughout Wollombi Leogate Estate

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SPECTACULAR at Hunter Valley Gardens

SPECTACULAR at Hunter Valley Gardens throughout Wollombi

Cessnock Leagues Club

 SATURDAY 2ND — YUSUF/CAT STEVENS at Roche

 SATURDAY 21ST — TODD MCKENNEY SINGS PETER

 SATURDAY 4TH — 80’S FEST at Hope Estate  SATURDAY 4TH — HANDMADE IN THE HUNTER

 THURSDAY 26TH — ART AFTER HOURS at Cessnock

 SATURDAY 4TH— HUNTER VALLEY FINE FOOD

 SATURDAY 2ND — DOMAINE DE BINET WINEMAKERS

 THURSDAY 26TH — THE POPULAR MECHNICALS at

 SATURDAY 4TH — TAMBURLAINE ORGANIC WINES

 2ND & 3RD— HANDMADE IN THE HUNTER MARKETS at

 SATURDAY 28TH — 2017 BLENDING PARTY at Oakvale

 SUNDAY 5TH — POSTIE BIKE GRAND PRIX throughout

 SUNDAY 3RD — BROKE VILLAGE MARKET at

 SATURDAY 28TH — HANDMADE IN THE HUNTER

 SUNDAY 5TH — BROKE VILLAGE MARKET at McNamara

 SUNDAY 3RD — SYDNEY YOUTH ORCHESTRA

 SATURDAY 28TH — BUDBURST FESTIVAL at McLeish

 TUESDAY 7TH — MELBOURNE CUP LUNCHEON at

 28TH OCTOBER TO 3RD DECEMBER — SCULPTURE IN

 SATURDAY 11TH — HANDMADE IN THE HUNTER

 SUNDAY 29TH — HIGH TEA at Gemelli Estate  SUNDAY 29TH — SUNDAY SESSION at Pepper Tree

 SATURDAY 11TH — A DAY ON THE GREEN

ALLEN: THE PIANO SESSIONS at Cessnock Performing Arts Centre Regional Art Gallery

Cessnock Performing Arts Centre Wines

MARKETS at Kevin Sobels Wines Estate

THE VINEYARDS throughout Wollombi

Wines

 SUNDAY 29TH — ENDEAVOUR HARMONY CHORUS— ‘A CAPPELLA IN THE CHAPEL’ at Sacred Spaces, Singleton

MARKETS at Kevin Sobels Wines MARKETS at Tyrrell’s Wines

WINEMAKERS DINNER at Nanna Kerr’s Kitchen Cessnock

Park, Broke

Nanna Kerr’s Kitchen

MARKETS at Kevin Sobels Wines

FEATURING STEVIE NICKS, PRETENDERS & ALI BARTER at Bimbadgen Estate

 SUNDAY 12TH — HIGH TEA at Gemelli Estate  SUNDAY 12TH — WOLLOMBI VILLAGE MARKETS at Wollombi Village

 MONDAY 30TH — ROOM ON THE BROOM at Cessnock

 SATURDAY 18TH — HANDMADE IN THE HUNTER

 TUESDAY 31ST — LOCALS NIGHT at Goldfish Bar &

 SATURDAY 18TH — WINERY LONG LUNCH at Calais

Performing Arts Centre Kitchen

MARKETS at Kevin Sobels Wines Estate

 SATURDAY 18TH — LIVE - THE REUNION WORLD TOUR at Roche Estate

2018

 SATURDAY 18TH — A TASTE OF TUSCANY at ‘The Lodge’ at Tamburlaine Organic Wines

 MON 1ST JAN — NEW YEAR’S DAY ALL DAY BRUNCH at Nanna Kerr’s Kitchen

 SATURDAY 25TH — HANDMADE IN THE HUNTER MARKETS at Kevin Sobels Wines

 SAT 24TH FEB — A DAY ON THE GREEN - THE LIVING

END, SPIDERBAIT, VERUCA SALT, THE LEMONHEADS, TUMBLEWEED & THE FAUVES at Bimbadgen Estate

 SAT 24TH FEB — SHAKESPEARE IN THE VINES - THE TWELFTH NIGHT at Calais Estate

 SAT 10TH FEB — CROSSROADS IN THE VINES - BLUES at Roche Estate

 SATURDAY 25TH — SUMMERSALT—THE CAT EMPIRE & XAVIER RUDD at Hope Estate

 SATURDAY 25TH — COUNTRY AT THE CAMP at The Drover’s Camp, Branxton

 SUNDAY 26TH — PEPPER TREE WINES SUNDAY SESSIONS at Pepper Tree Wines

 SUNDAY 26TH — THE NUTCRACKER at Cessnock

 FRI 2ND MAR — THE KING AND THE QUEEN at

Performing Arts Centre

Cessnock Performing Arts Centre

 SAT 10TH MAR — A DAY ON THE GREEN - JAMES

BLUNT, PETE MURRAY, BUSBY MAROU, ALEX LLOYD & KARISE EDEN at Bimbadgen Estate

 TUESDAY 28TH — LOCALS NIGHT at Goldfish Bar  THURSDAY 30TH — ART AFTER HOURS at Cessnock Regional Art Gallery

 10TH & 11TH MAR — MAITLAND TASTE FESTIVAL at The Levee, Central Maitland

 SAT 24TH MAR — CROSSROADS IN THE VINES COUNTRY at Roche Estate

 7TH & 8TH APR — A LITTLE BIT OF ITALY IN BROKE at various locations in Broke Fordwich

 19TH & 20TH MAY — LOVEDALE LONG LUNCH at participating wineries in Lovedale

 MAY & JUNE — HUNTER VALLEY WINE AND FOOD FESTIVAL throughout the Hunter Valley

The Garden Cellars Massive Wine Sale Pick & Mix 12 wines from $144 7 Hunter Valley wines selected by the manager to choose from. PH 4998 7466 | www.gardencellars.com.au Shop 21 Hunter Valley Gardens Village

Estate

 SATURDAY 2ND — HUNTER VALLEY FINE FOOD MARKETS at Tyrrell’s Wines

DINNER at Nanna Kerr’s Kitchen Kevin Sobels Wines

McNamara Park, Broke

PHILHARMONIC IN THE CHAPEL at Sacred Spaces, Singleton

 WEDNESDAY 6TH — DESTINY at Cessnock Performing Arts Centre

 THURSDAY 7TH — FEAST NIGHT at Villa Du Pays, Leogate Estate

 SATURDAY 9TH — HANDMADE IN THE HUNTER MARKETS at Kevin Sobels Wines

 SATURDAY 9TH — WINERY LONG LUNCH at Calais Estate

 SUNDAY 10TH — WOLLOMBI VILLAGE MARKETS at Wollombi Village

 SATURDAY 16TH — HANDMADE IN THE HUNTER MARKETS at Kevin Sobels Wines

 SATURDAY 16TH — A DAY ON THE GREEN—KC AND

THE SUNSHINE BAND, THE VILLAGE PEOPLE, SISTER SLEDGE & MARCIA HINES at Bimbadgen Estate

 18TH - 20TH — JACK NEWTON CELEBRITY CLASSIC at Hunter Valley Golf Club

 SUNDAY 24TH — CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER at Nanna Kerr’s Kitchen

 MONDAY 25TH — CHRISTMAS DINNER at Nanna Kerr’s Kitchen

 WEDNESDAY 27TH — ALL DAY BRUNCH at Nanna Kerr’s Kitchen

 27TH - 30TH — HANDMADE IN THE HUNTER MARKETS at Kevin Sobels Wines

 THURSDAY 28TH — ART AFTER HOURS at Cessnock Regional Art Gallery

 SUNDAY 31ST — NEW YEARS EVE at Hunter Valley Gardens

 SUNDAY 31ST — NEW YEARS EVE at Harrigan’s Irish Pub & Accommodation

 SUNDAY 31ST — NEW YEARS EVE at Goldfish Bar &

RidgeView CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS AT RIDGEVIEW! With Christmas fast approaching, RidgeView is the perfect venue for your holiday celebrations this summer. With al fresco dining and sweeping vineyard views, enjoy a relaxed dining experience as you indulge in Mediterranean inspired dishes designed to be shared amongst friends and family. To get into the festive spirit, book your Christmas party and RidgeView to receive a glass of sparkling wine per person on arrival! Bookings essential. Menu available to view at www.ridgeview.com.au All Day Dining Thur - Sun 273 Sweetwater Rd Pokolbin E dine@ridgeview.com.au | P 02 6574 7332

Kitchen

 SUNDAY 31ST — NEW YEARS EVE DINNER at Nanna Kerr’s Kitchen

 SUNDAY 31ST — NEW YEARS EVE at Hunter’s Quarter Restaurant

THERE’S ONLY ONE HUNTER VALLEY HORSERIDING & ADVENTURES and it’s at HILL TOP! The best horse riding experience in the Hunter Valley. Open Every Day! Hunter Valley Horse Riding & Adventures - Trail rides for all levels - Pony rides Tractor Hay rides to feed the animals & Peddle Go Karts Hill Top—288 Talga Rd ROTHBURY OPEN 7 DAYS PHONE 4930 7111

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