Weeks of Speed
Starts this weekend
It's going to be a busy week or so in Gunnedah. From a tractor trek to burning rubber, the Weeks of Speed will rev up your engines. It kicks off on March 6 with a launch parade and tractor trek, a show 'n' shine, speedway racing and a 1/8 mile drag race, which continues on March 7. Fast forward to March 11 and you can catch the Drag-ens Drag Safari 2021, a greyhound twilight meeting (also on March 18) and live entertainment at the Railway Hotel. On March 13 there will be motorcycle twilight race meeting, on March 14 a Carwash 2380 Motorkhana. The last week will see a greyhound meeting on March 13 and racing at the speedway on March 20 and a Rural Museum Demo Day on March 21. Various. Gunnedah.
Women's Day 2021
It's going to be a great International Women's Day this year in Gunnedah. On March 8 a morning tea will be hosted by Gunnedah Shire Council and Meals on Wheels at 10.30am at the Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery, Chandos Street. The event is free but you will need to book a seat through thecivic.com.au. From March 11-14 Women in Film, Inspiring Female Leads in Movies will be hosted by Gunnedah Shire Council at the Civic Theatre, Chandos Street. Ticket prices vary. View session times, films and prices at thecivic.com.au. On March 11 there will be an Allawah Cottage movie fundraiser, a screening of I Am Woman, hosted by the Allawah Cottage Committee at the Civic Theatre, Chandos Street at 6pm. Tickets are $20 and are available through Eventbrite.com.au. On March 12 the #choosetochallenge Community exhibition opening will be hosted by Gunnedah Shire Council at the Gunnedah Bicentennial Creative Arts Gallery, Chandos Street at 1pm. Tickets are free, but you will need to book a seat through thecivic.com.au. And on March 20 there will be an In Conversation with Benita Bensch, hosted by PRAMS at the Civic Theatre, Chandos Street at 4pm. Tickets are $30 through trybooking.com/BOVFQ
The CREATE festival will kick off on March 13 for 16 days and night of paintings, sculptures theatre, film and workshops. The festival has been developed by a group of Narrabri artists with backing from council. This year the festival will include exhibitions and workshops, as well as a stage show and films. It will end with a closing night party on March 27 at The Crossing Theatre with local band 3LPDS (Three Legged Pigdogs) and Tralala Blip. Bookings and information at www.crossingtheatre.com.au/CREATE. Various. Narrabri.
Save the date + At home
There will be entertainment, food and goodies to grab at the Harmony Week markets on March 20 at Wolseley Park. The fun will kick off at 7am and finish at 2pm, with between 35 and 40 stalls expected to set up for the day. You'll also be able to catch some Brazilian and Cuban dancers. Potential stallholders should contact 0439 609 502.