Experiences

Your events guide

Get your calendars ready. We've got the hottest shows and events around Tassie.

AUGUST

NETBALL FINALS

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Andrew Zielinski

Semifinals: 10 August

Preliminary finals: 17 August

Finals: 24 August

The Tasmanian Netball League season is heating up. Keep an eye out for finals matches near you in both the under 19 and open competitions.


WHISKY WEEK

12-18 August

Tassie's whisky and spirits industry will be celebrated with events across seven days in local distilleries, bars, barns, stables, restaurants, boats, cinemas and hotels. Over the course of the week, distilleries will open their doors to host guided behind-the-scenes tours to meet the distillers in person, provide access to rare and exclusive whiskies, and give guests the chance to immerse themselves in the Tasmanian whisky culture. 

 

DINNER WITH THE BREWER

31 August

Cradle Mountain Hotel

Enjoy a German-inspired five course dinner with matching beers alongside Dave Macgill of Moo Brew. As you tuck into fresh Tasmanian produce, Dave will share the stories, art and antics behind creating one of the state's top beer line-ups. At $100 per person, there's no better way to celebrate the last day of winter. 

 

A NIGHT AT THE THEATRE

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Much Ado About Nothing at the Theatre Royal - Pierre Toussaint

The Theatre Royal's 2019 program is in full swing. Get your tickets for a great night out with the whole family. 

15-17 August: Sydney Dance Company celebrates its 50th anniversary with a triple bill from three Australian choreographers.

29-31 August: Bell Shakespeare will perform Much Ado About Nothing.

2-4 September: Shake & Stir takes the world's best loved stories and gives them a hilarious twist in Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts.

26-27 September: Picasso and His Dog is a heartwarming show inspired by the true story of Pablo Picasso and this sausage dog, Lump.

 

SEPTEMBER

JUNCTION ARTS FESTIVAL

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Lusy Productions

4-8 September

Launceston

Now in its ninth year, the Junction Arts Festival is returning to the north this spring. Set in the stunning 19th century Prince's Square, you'll find Tasmania's best musicians and bands, delicious local food and drinks, as well as award-winning cabaret and children's shows. 

 

GREAT EASTERN WINE WEEKEND

6-8 September

Explore Tassie's east coast wine region through a variety of special events, cellar door specials, lazy brunches between vineyards, communal yoga, cheese and sparkling events, and a cruise to Wineglass Bay. 

 

OUT OF HAND

27 September - 6 October

Long Gallery and Sidespace Gallery, Hobart

Stitching and Beyond's biennial exhibition Out of Hand showcases the diversity of textiles. With everything from traditional quilting and embroidery to painting, dyeing, mixed media, three-dimensional pieces and wearable art, there's something for everyone. 

 

OCTOBER

BURNIE 5

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Deon Kenzie taking out the Burnie 5 - Dale Cumming

20 October

Looking for your next fun run? The Heritage Burnie 10 and the RACT Burnie 5 are back. Whether you're a regular runner or are just looking for something new, participants of all ages can soak up the exciting atmosphere and get active with family and friends. Online entries are open, with discounts available for our members. 

 

 

 

 

Hero image: Junction Arts Festival - Lusy Productions.