WHAT’S ON IN LAUNCESTON | WEEK ENDING 18 FEBRUARY 2018

Deloraine Car Show | Chinese New Year Events | Italian Festa & more!

Launceston – Week Ending Sunday 18 February 2018

Launceston – Week Ending Sunday 18 February 2018

 Saturday 17 February

HARVEST MARKET

February 17 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Cimitiere St. Car Park
Launceston  Tas.  7250

Harvest Market - Launceston, Tasmania

BRIDPORT SLSC TASMANIAN STATEWIDE CHAMPIONSHIPS

February 17 – February 18 @ 9:00 am
Bridport Surf Life Saving Club
Goftons Beach, Bridport, Tasmania 7262 

Bridport SLSC will host 2 statewide surf life saving carnivals over the weekend of the 17th and 18th of February.

Starting with the Masters Tasmanian Surf Life Saving Championships on Saturday 17th February from 9am and the Junior and Open Statewide Surf Life Saving Carnival on Sunday 18th February.

Join us on Saturday night from 6:30pm for a BBQ dinner, drinks and great company! Adults $10, Kids $5.

Tasmanian Surf Lifesaving Championships - Bridport, Tasmania

CAR CRUISE & MYSTERY GARAGE

February 17 @ 1:45 pm – 5:00 pm
Deloraine Street Car Show
Cruzin in the 50’s Diner
2 Railway St.
Deloraine  Tas.  7304

Once again the Bendigo Bank Deloraine Street Car Show are hosting an afternoon car cruise on Saturday 17th February 2018.   What better excuse to spend the whole weekend in Deloraine!   The cruise will be departing at 2pm sharp from Cruzin in the 50’s diner, we recommend being there at 1:45pm for a debrief before leaving.  We are heading to a “mystery location” and should be returning approximately 5pm.

Deloraine Street Car Show - Deloraine, Tas.

A DAY IN THE KINGSWAY

February 17 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cityprom – Launceston Central City
Kingsway, Launceston  Tas.  7250

A Day in the Kingsway – food, drink, music + much more from all the Kingsway businesses.  Launceston’s first parklet will be launched.
Kingsway Bar, Launceston

CHINESE NEW YEAR 2018

February 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tsing Wah Asian-Grocers
218 York Street
Launceston  Tas.  7250

Join in the celebrations at Tsing Wah!  Festivities include a lion dance and four-metre-long crackers, a spicy noodle eating competition will also be held. 

Excerpt from the Examiner Newspaper:

“It’s one of the spiciest noodles in the world, made by Paldo, and it’s called volcano. You will burn like a volcano after eating it,” Mr Kwong said. 

The “Chinese Santa Claus” – Caishen – will also drop by the celebrations.

Tsing Wah Asian Grocers - Chinese New Year 2018
Image Credit: Tsing Wah Facebook Page

ANNIHILATION 5

February 17 @ 6:00 pm
Tasmanian Championship Wrestling
Albert Hall
45 Tamar St.
Launceston  Tas.  7250

TCW is going to blow the roof off Albert Hall in February 2018 for Annihilation 5, the 5th year anniversary show. This will be a three hour long family friendly live entertainment show with some of the best Interstate and local professional wrestlers. Giveaways and some of the best wrestling matches you have ever seen. If you are a fan of the WWE, then this is definitely a show you don’t want to miss.

Merchandise, alcohol, food and drink will be available to purchase through out the night.  Tickets

Annihilation 5 - Tas. Championship Wrestling

GANGSTERS & SEXY HOES THEME COCKTAIL PARTY

February 17 @ 8:00 pm – 1:00 am
Rockin’ Hot Pizza – Licensed Cafe & Pizza Bar
Shop 8, Quadrant Plaza, 94 York Street, Launceston

Come along to our OVER 18s event as your favourite Gangster and Sexy Hoe from the stone age to space age or anywhere in between!

Lucky door prizes and drink specials plus a special cocktail list just for the night.
We have 12 of the best karaoke stars singing it out to win the cash prize and entertain you.
Karaoke open to the public after (approx 10.30pm)  Book a table to dine! Don’t miss out!
Rockin' Hot Pizza Cocktail Party

Sunday 18 February

DESIGNER MARKET AT PENNY ROYAL

February 18 @ 8:30 am
Penny Royal Adventures
1 Bridge Road
Launceston, Tasmania 7250

On the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month, between 8:30am and 1:30pm Penny Royal Launceston plays host to unique Tasmanian design stalls.

With everything from handmade clothes, to local art and wood carvings.

Designer Market at Penny Royal - 03 December 2017

DELORAINE STREET CAR SHOW

February 18 @ 10:00 am
Emu Bay Road, Deloraine  Tas.  7304 

The streets and riverbank of Deloraine will once again come alive for the annual Deloraine Street Car Show, hosted by the Van Diemans Street Rod Club.  With a display of over 500 pre 1988 vehicles, four live bands, DJ, trade stalls, kids entertainment and the local shops open for business, it’s sure to be a day for the whole family to enjoy.  $5 entry, kids under 16 free. Deloraine Street Car Show - Deloraine, Tas.

BEGONIA DAY – ENTALLY HOUSE

February 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Entally House
Hadspen  Tas.

Begonia expert Peter Grubb will be on hand to share his wealth of knowledge on the beautiful flowers. We are running a raffle , plant stall and serving Devonshire tea.   $5 Entry | $5 Entry to House

Begonia Day - Entally House

WINE, EATS & BEATS!

February 18 @ 12:00 pm4:00 pm
Pipers Brook Vineyard, 1216 Pipers Brook Rd.
Pipers Brook, Tasmania 7254 Australia
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Eats, Wine & Beats - Pipers Brook Vineyard

it’s back for 2018, Wine Eats and Beats @ Pipers Brook Vineyard!

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CARRICK PARK PACING CUP

February 18 @ 3:00 pm
Carrick Park
East Street
Carrick  Tas.  7303

A family friendly event:
– free jumping castle & face painting for the kids.
– fashions on the field $6,000 travel voucher to be won
– tug of war $500 to the winning team
– polocrosse game in between races
– celebrity pony trot (Vaughn Lynch, Guy Barnett & Rebecca White)
– lucky gate prize & more!

Carrick Park Pacing Cup - 18 February 2018

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Wednesday 14 February

VALENTINE’S DAY

FIND PLACES FOR DINING OUT on VALENTINE’S DAY

2018 MAGIC MILLIONS RACE NIGHT

February 14 @ 5:30 pm11:00 pm
Luxbet Racing Centre, Jellico St.
Mowbray Heights, Tas. 7250 Australia
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$5 – $45
Magic Millions Race Night - Luxbet Racing Centre, Launceston

Luxbet Racing Centre – Mowbray Heights, Tasmania

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VALENTINE’S DAY & CHINESE NEW YEAR – DAINTY LEGEND CHINESE KITCHEN

February 14 @ 6:00 pmFebruary 16 @ 9:30 pm
Dainty Legend Chinese Kitchen, 4a Yorktown Square
Launceston, Tasmania 7250 Australia
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$60
Dainty Legend Chinese Kitchen - New Year & Valentine's Day Menu

Dainty Legend Chinese Kitchen – Launceston

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Friday 16 February

CHINESE NEW YEAR AT QVMAG

Friday, 16 February 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Royal Park
2 Wellington St.
Launceston 7250

We’re throwing a party on the lawns of the Art Gallery to celebrate Chinese New Year!  Bring a picnic blanket, relax and enjoy bringing in the Year of the Dog with music and a Lion Dancer.   Local fare and refreshments available for purchase from:
Seoul Food
Bolani
Casa Paella
Cheesecake Baculo  …and more!

You’re invited to follow the Lion inside and tour the brand new exhibition, Our Chinese Treasures: The Wong Collection from 6pm.

Chinese New Year - QVMAG - Launceston, TAsmania

TWILIGHT PICKING

February 16 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hillwood Farmgate
105 Hillwood Road
Hillwood  Tas.  7252

Hillwood Football Club will be cooking up a storm on the BBQ, raising funds for the club.
Relax by the fields on the grassy green (bring your own picnic rugs), enjoy live music by the talented Ben Castles, antipasto / cheese platters paired with local wine & cider, try our Strawberry wine for just $5 per glass, plus $5 dessert specials including our famous pancakes, and raspberry ice cream $3 for a double scoop!  And to top it off we’re running our first ever PYO Raspberries special! $20 per kg, pick as much or as little as you like.   ENTRY IS FREE

FAMILY CARNIVAL

February 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Door of Hope Christian Church
50 Glen Dhu Street, Launceston

A Carnival for all ages!  $5 for single entry or $15 for a family. 

Your entry fee includes:
  • UNLIMITED RIDES for all ages – Jumping Castle, Target Shooting, Log Runner, Zorb Sumo’s and MUCH MORE!
  • ARTS & CRAFTS for all ages – Henna hands, face painting, balloon twisting and more.
  • LIVE ENTERTAINMENT – Music, performers, circus tricks and more!Available for purchase – Nothing over $4.00!
    HOT FOOD & DRINKS available – Hot jacket potatoes. BBQ, coffee corner and milkshakes.Bring the whole family, invite the neighbours and join the festivities in the courtyard before summer runs out!

Family Carnival - Glen Dhu Door of Hope

THE LAST SUPPER DEGUSTATION DINNER

February 16 @ 6:30 pm10:30 pm
Tasmanian Food & Wine Conservatory, Sassafras
9 Conservatory Road, Tas. 7307 Australia
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$150 – $200
Last Supper Degustation with David Mangan - Tas. Food & Wine Conservatory

with International Chef – David Mangan

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ITALIAN FESTA

February 16 @ 5:30 pm8:00 pm
Josef Chromy Wines, Relbia Rd., Relbia
Launceston, Tas. Australia
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$55
Italian Festa - Josef Chromy Wines

Josef Chromy Wines – Relbia, Tasmania $55 ph

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VALENTINE’S DAY DATE NIGHT

February 16 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm
Tailrace Centre, 1 Waterfront Drive
Riverside, Tas. 7250 Australia
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$50
Valentine's Date Night - Tailrace Centre

Tailrace Centre, Riverside

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