ARTS AND CRAFTS
Kurri Kurri Arts and Crafts Festival - encompassing the Town of Murals Art Show at Holy Spirit Catholic Hall, the Sunrise Rotary Craft Affair at St Paul's Anglican Church Hall, and mural tours. Runs until Sunday. Read more here.
Cessnock Regional Art Gallery - Fingers and Pi's, works by ceramicist Sandra Brown and students. Exhibition concludes October 26. Gallery hours: 10am-4pm, Tuesday to Sunday.
The Old Fireshed Gallery, Wollombi Cultural Centre - Black and White, with a Splash by the Twisted Sisters, Jan and Kay. Exhibition open daily from 10am to 4pm until October 20.
Crowtrap Studio, Pokolbin - 2 Views by Chris and Frances Fussell. Exhibition runs from October 5 to November 3; studio is located 341 Palmers Lane, Pokolbin, open on weekends from 10am to 4pm, or by appointment on 4998 7617.
The giant inflatable obstacle course known as Tuff Nutterz is at Hope Estate, Pokolbin, 9am-5pm daily until Sunday. Read more here.
BOXING UNDER THE DOME
Cessnock's Troy O'Meley takes on No.1 ranked Indian fighter Sagar Narwat in a huge night of boxing under the dome at East Cessnock Bowling Club on Saturday. Read more here.
Abermain Hotel Sunday, Scott Stenson.
Bellbird Hotel Friday, Crawfish Stew.
Bellbird Workers Club Saturday, karaoke.
Cessnock Leagues Club Friday, Pete McCredie. Saturday, The Walking Phoenix Duo.
Cessnock Performing Arts Centre Friday, Queen Bohemian Rhapsody (read more here).
Cypress Lakes Saturday, Matt Semmens.
East Cessnock Bowling Club Saturday, Dave Alone.
Harrigan's Irish Pub Pokolbin Friday, Code Red. Saturday, Jayde Corner, Komiti Levai Band. Sunday, Matt McLaren.
Hotel Cessnock Saturday, Half Nelson.
Kearsley Hotel Saturday, Green Ginger.
Potters Brewery Friday, Brendan Murphy.
Royal Federal Hotel Branxton Friday, Whiskey Business. Saturday, Kazzie Band.
Vincent Street Kitchen and Bar Friday, Chad Shuttleworth. Saturday, Kristy J Duo.