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Cessnock City weekend planner: September 13-15

End2End Festival

Saturday, 10am-5pm at Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort, Drayton's Family Wines, Ben Ean and Blaxland Inn. Food, wine, live music and more. Visit end2endfestival.com.au for tickets.

Rural Fire Service 'Get Ready Weekend'

Various Rural Fire Service brigades around the Cessnock LGA, including:

  • Mulbring, Saturday 10am-2pm
  • Wollombi, Saturday 8.30am-2.30pm
  • Laguna, Saturday 10am-1pm
  • Bucketty, Saturday 9am-4pm
  • Rothbury, Sunday 10am-4pm
  • North Rothbury, Saturday 10am-2pm
  • Greta, Sunday 10am-2pm
  • Benwerrin (Buttai), Sunday 10am-2pm

Central Rural Fire Brigade (Cessnock) will hold a car wash and barbecue from 8.30am Saturday at its South Avenue station, while Quorrobolong RFS brigade will hold its Get Ready activities at Bunnings Warehouse Cessnock on Saturday from 8am to 5pm. Read more here.

Art

Cessnock Regional Art Gallery - Off The Beaten Track, featuring works by Diana Thomas, Linda Taglieri, Prue Hill, Margaret Gollan and Donna Caffrey. Exhibition closes September 29. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Sunday 10am-4pm.

The Old Fireshed Gallery, Wollombi - "Our Journey Continues", works by Diana Baker and Sylvia Roberts. Exhibition runs weekends from September 14-29. Gallery hours: Saturday-Sunday, 10am-4pm.

Speedway

Kurri Kurri Speedway - Club Championship and 2019 Winter Series, Saturday from 10am. Read more here.

Jason Carruthers

Jason Carruthers

Live music

Bellbird Workers Club Wednesday, country music club. Saturday, karaoke.

Cessnock Leagues Club Friday, Reggie Sinclair. Saturday, Joy Duo.

East Cessnock Bowling Club Saturday, Dave Alone.

Ellalong Hotel Sunday, Eric Grothe and the Gurus.

Greta Workers Club Friday, Kristo and King.

Harrigan's Pokolbin Friday, Komiti Levai Duo. Saturday, Pocket Aces, Boney Rivers. Sunday, Nano.

Hotel Cessnock Friday, Jamie Martens.

Pedens Cessnock Friday, DJ Smashup.

Potters Hotel Brewery Friday, Jon Matthews.

Royal Federal Hotel Branxton Saturday, Katie Jayne.

Vincent St Kitchen and Bar Saturday, The Core.

Weston Workers Club Saturday, Jason Carruthers and the Coaltrain Country Band (7.30pm start, tickets $15).