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The top 10 things to do this week

South Western Times
The Marriage of Figaro
Camera IconThe Marriage of Figaro Credit: supplied

There’s heaps on our list this week ... what’s on yours?

1. Flower festival

Nannup Garden Village life member and festival presenter Dr Bob Longmore and festival coordinator Sue Skey welcome flower enthusiasts along to the 21st Nannup Flower and Garden Festival this weekend.
Camera IconNannup Garden Village life member and festival presenter Dr Bob Longmore and festival coordinator Sue Skey welcome flower enthusiasts along to the 21st Nannup Flower and Garden Festival this weekend. Credit: Tari Jeffers

The Nannup Flower & Garden Festival will be held from this Thursday until Sunday from 10am to 4pm daily.

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The festival will stage a number of free and ticketed events such as exhibitions, open gardens, workshops, flower hall, market stalls, men’s activities, high tea, vintage cars and bikes, local presenters, celebrity guests and more.

Tickets for paid events can be purchased at www.trybooking.com.

2. Lee Kernaghan

Australian country star Lee Kernaghan will perform at Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre on Friday.
Camera IconAustralian country star Lee Kernaghan will perform at Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre on Friday.

Lee Kernaghan, one of the indisputable all-time greats of Australian country, will hit the stage at the Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre on Friday night. This year marks the 25th anniversary since the launch of his amazing career as well as the release of his first chart-busting hit, Boys From The Bush. For tickets, contact the box office on 1300 661 272.

3. Kitchen takeover

One of WA’s best chefs Aaron Carr is taking over the kitchen at Yours or Mine Restaurant in Bunbury on Thursday from 7pm.

Foodies, savour a four-course dinner with matching wines from Snake & Herring.

This special event requires a booking, so contact Yours or Mine on 9791 8884.

4. Andrey Gugnin

Experience an intimate recital with one of Russia’s finest pianists – Andrey Gugnin. Winner of the prestigious Sydney International Piano Competition, Gugnin will showcase his talents in the Stage One Theatre at Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre on August 22.

For tickets, contact the box office on 1300 661 272.

5. Marriage of Figaro

The Marriage of Figaro
Camera IconThe Marriage of Figaro Credit: supplied

Opera Australia will present Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro on Thursday at the Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre.

Award-winning creative duo Michael Gow and Robert Kemp have created a brand new production featuring stunning period costumes and a clever set.

For tickets, contact the box office on 1300 661 272.

6. Long table lunch

Good Food & Wine Show
Camera IconGood Food & Wine Show Credit: supplied

Guest chefs match their food with Oakway Estate wines along with a long table lunch of Middle Eastern Fusion on Sunday from 12.30pm.

Tickets are $79 per person for food only.

Drinks are on consumption with no BYO.

For more information and tickets, contact Oakway Estate on 9731 7141.

7. Open Day for Women

Bunbury Golf Club’s Annual Open Day for Women will be held on Friday from 7.30am. T

he format will be a Canadian Foursomes Event with 1/2 combined handicap.

It is the opening event to the club’s Bunbury Bowl and Classic two day event – now in it's 51st year.

8. The Dark Tower

Walter (Matthew McConaughey) in Columbia Pictures' THE DARK TOWER.
Camera IconWalter (Matthew McConaughey) in Columbia Pictures' THE DARK TOWER.

There are other worlds than these.

Stephen King’s The Dark Tower, the ambitious and expansive story from one of the world’s most celebrated authors, makes its launch to the big screen on Thursday.

The last Knight Warrior, Roland Deschain (Idris Elba), has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black (Matthew McConaughey), determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together.

9. Riley Pearce

Riley Pearce will debut his second EP at Caves House in March.
Camera IconRiley Pearce will debut his second EP at Caves House in March. Credit: Claire Borrello

Riley Pearce has had an incredible 2017 so far. Having just returned from playing his first International shows in London, Pearce picked up a WAMI award for Seasick.

He is heading to Bunbury and will play at the Market Eating House on Sunday from 5pm.

10. Footy action

South West Football League action this week kicks off on Saturday with Busselton taking on Carey Park at Sir Stewart Bovell Park and South Bunbury playing Bunbury at Hands Oval at 4.40pm.

The fixtures continue on Sunday with Harvey-Brunswick-Leschenault to play Augusta-Margaret River at Brunswick Oval; Donnybrook to tackle Collie Eagles at VC Mitchell Park, and Eaton Boomers to play Harvey Bulls at the Glen Huon Reserve with all games at 2.20pm.

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