What's on around Cessnock and beyond: August 5-11, 2020


If you're heading out and about this week, please remember to abide by COVID-19 restrictions. Read the latest updates at nsw.gov.au/covid-19.


Cessnock Leagues Club: Friday, Jess Knaus. Saturday, Bobby C.

Harrigan's Irish Pub, Pokolbin: Saturday, Jackson Halliday; Big Pete. Sunday, Dean Kyrwood.

Vincent Street Kitchen and Bar, Cessnock: Friday, Gianni. Saturday, Greg Bryce.

Wollombi Tavern: Sunday, Wildlife Jam.


FOOTBALL: Weston Bearshost Maitland FC at Rockwell Automation Park, Wednesday 8.15pm. Read more about the El Clasicoal derby here.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Kurri Kurri Bulldogs host Cessnock in reserve grade and Ladies Blues Tag at Kurri Sportsground on Saturday. Blues Tag kicks off at 12.30pm, reserve grade is at 3pm and the Bulldogs under-19s play Macquarie at 1.45pm.


Vincent Street Kitchen and Bar, Wednesday 7pm

Trivia is back at Vincent Street Kitchen and Bar on Wednesday nights. Maximum 10 people per team; free entry and great prizes to be won. Call 4005 6766 for bookings.

Cessnock Leagues Club, Tuesday 7pm

Trivia is on at Cessnock Leagues Club every Tuesday nights. Maximum 10 people per team. COVID-19 restrictions apply. Call 4993 2655 for more information.


The Old Fireshed Wollombi

Laguna artists Jane Mowatt, Janine Oliver, Jordis Pointu, Jillian Ryder and Linda Wilkinson have joined together to form 'Laguna Collective'. Their exhibition is open daily from 10am to 4pm until August 9, COVID-19 restrictions permitting.


The Cessnock and Kurri Kurri branches of the Retired Mineworkers Association will both hold their annual general meetings on Monday, August 10.

The Cessnock branch will meet at Cessnock Leagues Club at 10am, with Cessnock MP Clayton Barr the guest speaker. All office bearers positions will become vacant at the meeting.

The Kurri Kurri meeting will be held at the Senior Citizens Centre in Barton Street, also at 10am on Monday. The main item of business will be the election of officers for 2020-2021.


Cessnock City Toastmasters Club meets at Cessnock Leagues Club every Monday night (excluding public holidays) at 7pm. Members practice public speaking in a fun and friendly environment. Visitors are welcome. Contact Anna on 4990 4093 or anna.vannetten@bigpond.com for more information.


Cessnock Chamber of Commerce's August networking meeting will once again be held online via Zoom.

The meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 11 from 8am to 9am. The guest speaker will be Nichole Orr from Coutts Mallik Rees, who will provide tips for small business during the COVID-19 pandemic. The chamber also will give an update on their current projects.

Email info@cessnockchamber.com.au for the meeting link.


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