Peter Pan | Annual Pink Ladies Day | Bootleg Live | Jazz | Italian Festa | Longest Lunch | Sawtooth Ari | Boxing on the Big Screen & much more!

Launceston Week Ending 02 July 2017

What’s on in Launceston Week Ending 02 July 2017

Wednesday 28 June

Geronimo Ginstitute | Geronimo Appreciation Society

6.30pm | Geronimo Aperitivo Bar and Restaurant, Launceston

Geronimo Ginstitute. Geronimo Aperitivo Bar & Restaurant, Charles St., Launceston, Tasmania
Image Credit: Geronimo Aperitivo Bar & Restaurant


7.30pm | Princess Theatre, Launceston

The Australian Ballet Regional Tour brings to Launceston the romantic Giselle, a classical ballet performance and tale that will be sure to impress.  Book a seat now so you don’t miss out!

For more information, visit Theatre North website.

Giselle - Theatre North, Launceston

Crash Test Funnies You Saw ’em here 1st!

8pm-11pm | Saint John Craft Beer, 133 John St., Launceston

Crash Test Funnies presents the first in a series of the best “undiscovered” comedians from the state and beyond – all given an opportunity to headline or do longer sets than they are used to. Wei visits from Victoria supported by a group of Tassies funniest newer comedians Daniel Walker, Doug Schindler and Ashlee Cairns. Wei, a singaporean living in Melbourne has a unique style of delivering clever one liners. He was spotted by our scouts while completely killing it in a late night MICF venue that a lot of very experienced comedians struggled with.
Saint John Craft Beer - Crash Test Dummies

Thursday 29 June

Jazz @Kingsway

9pm | Kingsway Bar, the Kingsway, Launceston

Evan Carydakis Duo return to smooth away your winter blues.  Free entry to Launceston’s best Jazz.  Get in early as seating is limited

Friday 30 June

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary

5.30pm-6.30pm | Linc Launceston Library, Launceston

It has been 20 years since the first publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.  It’s time to celebrate the magic with a sorting ceremony, wand making and potion making.  Come in your Wizarding robes or muggle attire.  Cost:   This is a free event, suited for all ages.

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary, Launceston LINC

Sawtooth Annual Fundraiser – June 30th

6pm-10pm | Sawtooth ARI Gallery, Level 2 – 160 Cimitiere St., Launceston

Join us for the annual Sawtooth ARI Gallery Fundraising Auction celebrating the Tasmanian art community and fabulous contemporary art.   All support raised goes back into the continued presentation of experimental and exciting exhibitions and performances at SawtoothARI.

$12 to Register (includes free drink, raffle ticket, gift bag and bidding number).  If you intend to bid/take home an amazing artwork, you will need to register – bring cash. Registration closes at 7pm.

This year we’re also introducing a series of Door Prizes, generously provided by Brisbane Street Bistro, Tandy’s Alehouse, Cinco Passiones, Shots on Wax, The Kingsway Barbershop, Philcam ArtShop. Purchase a Raffle Ticket to go in the draw – 1 ticket x $3, 2 tickets x $5.   Live Entertainment from Jesse Higgs & DJ Paulie and DJ Shawn.   Join us in the #SawtoothLounge for a MOO BREW or Pipers Brook Vineyard wine.   We’ll be serving mulled wine to keep you toasty!   Evening to be launched by Megan Dick (Glover Prize Curator), live auction by award-winning auctioneer Sam Woolcock (Woolcock Partners Real Estate).   We look forward to seeing you for a big night of art, Tassie food (Ashgrove Cheese and Trio of Dips – Tasmania) and wine, community and fun! Doors open at 6pm (registration until 7pm).

Sawtooth Ari - Tamar St., LauncestonRed Nose Day – Charity Dinner

7pm-10pm | Rosevears Hotel, 215 Rosevears Drive, Rosevears

Join us at Rosevears Hotel on Friday 30 June to raise much needed funds this Red Nose Day. $5 from every ticket sold plus proceeds from Raffle drawn on the night go to the Red Nose Day appeal.

3 course meal with a complimentary glass of sparkling or tap beer on arrival $60 per ticket
Free bus to/from Launceston – booking required.    DRESS: Neat casual   BOOK TICKETS: 63944074 or info@rosevearshotel.com.au

Red Nose Charity Fundraising Dinner - Rosevears Hotel, Rosevears


9pm | Kingsway Bar, 33 the Kingsway, Launceston.
This beautiful soul envelopes you !  Please support Ambulance Tasmania and LGH Emergency Dept raise funds for The Leukaemia Foundation by having our “Bald Eagle” cocktail- all profits to The Worlds Greatest Shave!
Kingsway Bar, Launceston

The Ruben Reeves Band Live at The Royal Oak

9pm-12am | Royal Oak Hotel, cnr. Brisbane & Tamar Sts., Launceston

Ruben and His band of Eccentric Southern Misfits are venturing to Launceston’s beloved watering hole, the Royal Oak, with a full 7 pce. line up to celebrate the inevitable decline of humanity with a whole night worth of love songs for the apocalypse.   Doors 9 pm supported by DENNI.
Ruben Reeves, Royal Oak Hotel, Launceston

Saturday 01 July

Just Imagine Youth Drama School PRESENTS PETER PAN!

12pm-1pm & 4pm-5pm | Earl Arts Centre, 10 Earl St., Launceston

Price: $15 Adult, $12 Child, or ANY 4 for $50

Tickets: Petrarch’s Bookshop – 89 Brisbane St, Launceston – limited door sales
Ph.  0400 090 295 Email – justimaginedrama@hotmail.com

Peter Pan, Earl Arts Centre, Launceston


12.30pm-3.30pm | Windsor Park, Riverside

Tapas & Shared Platters will be available in the Tamar Function Centre between 12.30pm & 3.30pm.  $30 per head includes a free glass of wine on arrival.  (Pre-paid tickets include gate entry into the ground).

  • Guest Speakers
  • Silent Auction
  • Prizes, Giveaways & lots of fun

Tickets & Information:  Mel Hodge 0408 318 395 or Georgie Savage 0407 539 69

Pink Ladies Day - Launceston Football Club, Launceston


1.30pm-2pm | Basin Road Entrance of the Cataract Gorge, West Launceston

DON’T MISS THIS – a fabulous opportunity to witness the Australian Girls Choir as they tour Australia in their National Tour 2017.  For over 30 years the choir has been entertaining audiences around the world with inspirational performances of beautiful singing, stunning choreographed items & spectacular stage presentation.

Australian Girls Choir - Launceston, Tasmania

Bootleg LIVE! (Leroy & Jarrad Enniss)

5.30pm | Rockin’ Hot Pizza – Licensed Cafe & Pizza Bar – Launceston

We welcome back the amazingly talented father and son duo Leroy & Jarrad Enniss who are BOOTLEG!
Delivering retro hit after hit from the 50s to the 80s, tunes from Creedence and a bit of old school country rock, these guys will keep you entertained for hours while you dine, dance and enjoy a fun safe night with friends/loved ones. If you are alone come in and make new friends! All are welcome.  BOOK EARLY as tables go fast with these guys!   NO cover charge for our valued dine in guests!

Bootleg Live - Rockin' Hot Pizza, Launceston


6.30pm-10.30pm | Josef Chromy Wines, Relbia Rd., Relbia

5 course Degustation Dinner consisting of individual & shared dishes crafted by Head Chef Nick Raitt. Josef Chromy’s winemaker, Jeremy Dineen, provides matching current release & back vintage wines to accompany the courses.  Tickets are $175pp.  6.30pm for a 7pm start.

Italian Festa @ Josef Chromy Wines, Relbia, Tasmania

Sunday 02 July


9am-2pm | Forster St., Invermay


8am-1.30pm | Falls Park, Logan Road, Evandale

Pacquiao v Horn

11am | O’Keefe’s Hotel, 124 George St., Launceston

On 12 big screens, the World Welterweight Championship,  get your mates and settle in!
Pub lunches available.  

Pacquiao vs Horn - O'Keefe's Hotel, Launceston


11.30am-3.30pm | Delicious Little Things, 166 Charles St., Launceston

High Tea @ Delicious Little Things


11.45am for 12noon | Member’s Enclosure, Mowbray Racecourse
United we dine & help is on our menu!  Dont miss the final race meeting for season, sit back, relax and enjoy a delicious meal overlooking the track in a prime position whilst helping a great cause !  The Christmas Themed Longest Lunch is a Salvation Army Fundraiser – raising much needed funds for the Red Shield Appeal.  $40pp Members – $45 Non Members- includes entry to the course & members, race book, 2 course Buffet Carvery Luncheon, coffee & tea.  A silent auction will take place – prizes & giveaways on the day.

LONGEST LUNCH - Tas Turf Member's Enclosure, Mowbray Racecourse

Just Imagine Youth Drama School PRESENTS PETER PAN!

12pm-1pm & 4pm-5pm | Earl Arts Centre, 10 Earl St., Launceston

Price: $15 Adult, $12 Child, or ANY 4 for $50

Tickets: Petrarch’s Bookshop – 89 Brisbane St, Launceston – limited door sales
Ph.  0400 090 295 Email – justimaginedrama@hotmail.com

Peter Pan, Earl Arts Centre, Launceston


6pm | Cinco Passiones, Brisbane St., Launceston

3rd instalment of the year- Amanda Calletti will return to the keys for all things open ! You are cordially invited to be guests of Drew the barmaster and Gerard Lane your host to sing and or listen. BYO sheet music or choose from our selection. Usually the last Sunday of the month but June’s instalment will be in July. SING-CO CINCO PASSIONES

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