What's on around Cessnock and beyond: February 24-March 2

STRIKE A POSE: Josh Hogg at last year's Mulletfest. Picture: Jonathan Carroll
STRIKE A POSE: Josh Hogg at last year's Mulletfest. Picture: Jonathan Carroll


The Chelmsford Hotel will host its world-famous Mulletfest this Friday to Sunday. Read more about this year's event here.


Cessnock U3A is welcoming new members for 2021. U3A stands for "University of the Third Age" - the time of active retirement. The Cessnock branch invites over-50s to join the worldwide movement, escape potential boredom and meet new like-minded people.

This year's courses include petanque, craft, Tai Chi, book club, coffee and chat (discussion group), walking group, social afternoons with guest speakers, music/films and Balance and Bones exercise.

Find out more at cessnockcity.u3anet.org.au.

Bobby C

Bobby C


Bellbird Workers Club: Saturday, Blue Moon Music.

Cessnock Leagues Club: Friday, Bobby C. Saturday, Solid Gold Party Night.

Harrigan's Hunter Valley: Friday, Dream Catchers. Saturday, Big Pete, V Dubs. Sunday, Komiti Duo.

Huntlee Tavern: Friday, Rox. Saturday, Crawfish Stew. Sunday, Jayde Corner.

Paxton Bowling Club: Saturday, Daniel Arvidson.

Peden's Hotel: Friday, Rebecca Henry. Saturday, Mark Wells.

Vincent Street Kitchen and Bar: Saturday, Dream Catchers. Sunday, Darren Gould.


Cessnock RSL Sub-branch will hold its annual general meeting at the RSL hall on Wollombi Road, West Cessnock on Tuesday, March 2. The meeting will start at 6.30pm. Call Max on 0412 901 619 for more information.


Cessnock Library will also host a Recycle Right refresher talk this coming Tuesday (March 2) from 1pm to 2pm. Book via eventbrite.com.au or call the library on 4993 4399.

The library will host a talk about the hidden 'herstories' of Cessnock on Monday, March 8. Hear the stories of inspiring, yet hidden, local heroines at this special International Women's Day event.

The talk will start at 10am and entry is by gold coin donation to Jodie's Place. Bookings are essential; register at eventbrite.com.au or call the library on 4993 4399.


Nulkaba parkrun has resumed at St Philip's Christian College. The free, timed, five-kilometre run is held every Saturday at 8am. Register at parkrun.com.au.


Cessnock and Wine Country Toastmasters Club meets at Cessnock Leagues Club every Monday night at 7pm (except public holidays).

For more information, contact Anna on 4990 4093 or anna.vannetten@bigpond.com.


Vincent Street Kitchen and Bar, Wednesday 7pm

Trivia is on 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.

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