Top 9 things to do this week
Even though it’s winter, there are still plenty of things to do this week.
1. Harrison Craig
Harrison Craig launched his career as the winner of The Voice in 2013 and has since released three albums and is now headed to the Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre on Sunday as part of his national tour.
The show will see Craig pay homage to the ‘Kings of Vegas’ and will feature the Bunbury Cathedral Grammar Primary School choir.
For further information and tickets contact BREC on 1300 661 272.
2. Classic musical
The South West Opera Company returns to BREC following its award-winning season of Cinderella with one of the greatest musicals in history.
Set in 1905 in a small village in Tsarist Russia, Fiddler on the Roof is the story of milkman Tevye and his attempts to maintain his Jewish religious and cultural traditions in a changing world.
Tickets to the show can be purchased from the BREC Box Office.
3. Bastille Day
Celebrate all things French with a Moulin Rouge-themed Bastille Day bash with the South West French Club.
The cabaret-style soiree will be hosted at the Bunbury Senior Citizens Centre from 6pm, with music supplied by the jazz funk trio Chocolaté.
Guests are asked to bring along a plate of canapés or petit-fours to share, with tickets available at the door. RSVP by calling Tony on 0410 067 186.
4. Holy Holy
Fresh from the release of their critically-acclaimedsecond album Paint which arrived at No. 7 on the ARIA album charts,Holy Holy will bring their live prowess to the Prince of Wales Hotel on Saturday.
Captivating live audiences across Australia, London and the Netherlands over the last 12 months, Holy Holy are continuing to prove themselves one of Australia’s most important new voices.
The pair will be supported by The Money War and Machine Age from 8pm, with tickets available from Oztix.
5. Let’s Get Quizzical
Dust off the 80s threads and brush up on your general and pop culture knowledge for a night of fun and frivolity while raising much-needed funds for the Cancer Council.
Relay for Life team Council Crew will be hosting Let’s Get Quizzical – an 80s quiz night at the Bunbury Power Boat Club on Saturday with doors opening at 6.30pm for a 7pm start.
Guests can bring along their own snacks and drinks will be available at the bar.
Bookings can be made online at Eventbrite.
6. Collie Art Gallery
The Charlie Wells exhibition will open at the Collie Art Gallery on Friday, displaying subtle fragments of landscape inspired by his travels and day to day life.
The gallery is open from Thursday to Monday from 10am to 4pm daily.
The exhibition runs until September 3, with further information available by calling 9734 2921.
Round 18 of the State Basketball League will see the South West Slammers take on the Stirling Senators at the Eaton Recreation Centre on Saturday night.
The women’s game will tip off at 6pm, followed by the men at 8pm.
8. Library movies
See your favourite films for free these school holidays at the Bunbury City Library, with screenings of The Lego Batman Movie and Beauty and the Beast on Wednesday. The screenings will be complete with popcorn, drinks, chairs and pillows to complete the cinema experience. Both films are rated PG, with The Lego Batman Movie starting at 10am and Beauty and the Beast from 2pm.
9. Footy action
Round 12 of the SWFL will kick off on Saturday with Augusta-Margaret River up against the Eaton Boomers from 4.30pm at Gloucester Park.
Saturday’s footy action will continue with South Bunbury against the Collie Eagles at Hands Oval from 4.30pm.
Sunday’s matches will begin with Bunbury challenging Donnybrook from 2.20pm at Payne Park.
This game will be followed by the Harvey Bulls facing off against Busselton in Harvey and Carey Park clashing with Harvey-Brunswick-Leschenault at Kelly Park, both games from 2.30pm.
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