Coastal Diary

A comprehensive listing of events over the next three weeks on the Central Coast

Thursday, OCT 11

Family History for Beginners,
Toukley Library,
Bookings required,
1:30pm – 3pm

Understanding Copyright and
Songwriting Challenge,
The Hub Erina,
5:30pm – 7:30pm

Springtime Craft,
Woy Woy Library, 2pm – 3pm

Meg Gatland-Veness Young Adult Author Event,
Erina Library, 5pm

Gosford Regional Gallery school holiday fun,
Create Your Own Character,
bookings essential,
10:30am – 12:30pm,
Drawing Faces and Portraits,
1:30pm – 3:30pm,
Yukata Dress Up,
11am – 1:30pm
Kamishibai Storytelling,
1pm – 3pm,
Taiko Drumming,
3pm – 4pm

Rock Pool Rambles,
Terrigal Haven, 3:15pm,

Creative Engineers
Professional Development Day Workshop, The Hub Erina Fair Bookings essential,
5pm – 7pm

Chalk the walk,
The Entrance Waterfront Plaza & Memorial Park, 11/10 – 14/10,
10am – 4pm
Postponed until January

10 Local street poets have one-on-one with hip hop star Morganics before performance at the Art House, 1-2pm,
4335 1485

Learn to Swim program,
Gosford Olympic Pool,
Bookings essential,
11/10 – 12/10, 2pm

Friday, Oct 12

The Rod Stewart & Elton John Show with The London City Horns, Laycock Street Theatre Auditorium,
Ticketed, 8pm

Rick Price ‘Heaven Knows Album Cover to Cover’ show, Laycock Street Theatre Don Craig Room,
Ticketed, 8pm

Bird Feeder Workshop,
The Entrance Library,
10am – 12pm & 2pm- 3:30pm

Active Kids Indoor Sports Program,
Lake Haven Recreation Centre, 2 – 4pm

Michael Jackson The Legacy Tour,
The Art House Wyong,
Ticketed, 8pm
4335 1485

Lego Club,
Gosford Library,
3:30 – 4:30pm

Friday Fun Craft,
Erina Library, 2pm to 4pm,
Gaming in Libraries,
2:30pm – 4:30pm

Saturday, Oct 13

Elvis: An American Trilogy,
Ettalong Diggers Club
Ticketed, 8:30pm
4343 0111

Duncan Woods & The Notable Few, The Rhythm Hut,
Ticketed, 7pm

Bouddi Foundation For the Arts Awards Afternoon,
Wagstaffe Hall,
Ticketed, 2pm

John Paul Young and The Allstar Band perform ‘The Vanda and Young Songbook’
The Art House, Wyong Ticketed, 4335 1485

Top of the Hill Markets,
Anglican Church The Entrance, 8am – 1pm

Blues on the Mountain dinner and show event,
Mangrove Mountain Hall, Ticketed, 6pm

Mingara Relay for Life,
3pm – 9am

Art Trail: Combined Art Societies of Sydney Inc,
13 & 14/10, 10:30am – 3pm

Men’s and Women’s Premier League Presentation Night,
Everglades Country Club
Woy Woy, 6pm

Point Clare Car Boot Market Fairhaven, 209 Brisbane Water Dr, 13/10, 10/11, 08/12,
9am – 2p

Flannel Flower Spring Ball,
East Gosford Progress Hall,
Ticketed, 7pm
Recovery picnic, 14/10
Front of Mud hut Kincumba Reserve, 11am

East Row Rabble,
The Rhythm Hut, Ticketed

Sunday, Oct 14

Central Coast Fly Rodders Gone Fishing Day – Come try Fly Fishing,
Terilbah Reserve Willfred Barret Drive The Entrance North, Free,
9am – 3pm

Woytopia: Sustainable Living Festival,
Woy Woy South Public School,
Stall enquiries contact

Night Flowers: Ambre Hammond, Kincumber Uniting Church,
Ticketed, 3pm

Central Coast Mariners Family Day, Woy Woy Oval,
Free, 10am – 2pm

Broadway to Boggabri,
Halekulani Bowling Club Budgewoi,
Ticketed, 2pm

Woy Woy FC Juniors Presentation Day,
Everglades Country Club Woy Woy, 11am – 2pm

Ettalong Markets,
Ocean View Rd Ettalong,
10:30am – 1:30pm

Accoustic Jam,
Gosford Waterfront next to Sailing Club,
12:30pm – 4pm

Monday, OCT 15

Learn about using Smart devices and the Be Connected program, Mingara Recreation Club Tumbi Umbi,
Free, 10am – 1pm,
Bookings required,
1300 578 478

School Leaders Invictus Morning Team,
Gosford RSL Club

Declutter Your Home – How to get started,
Bookings required,
10am – 11am,
15/10, Kincumber Library,
24/10, Erina Library,
31/10, Tuggerah Library

Tuesday, Oct 16

Meditation for Overcoming Anxiety, Tuggerah Library,
Bookings required,
10:30am – 12pm

Trove for Family History Research,
Kincumber Library,
Bookings required,
10:30am – 12pm

Giggle and Hoot’s Hootastic Concert,
The Art House Wyong,
Ticketed, 10am
4335 1485

Animation Workshop,
The Hub Erina Fair,
11am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm

Wednesday, OCT 17

Osteoporosis Awareness for seniors, Toukley Library,
Free, 11am – 12pm

Aunty Molly’s Seniors Entertaianment Events: Oktoberfest,
Wyong Golf Club
Ticketed, 11am

Thursday, oct 18

Intersection – A play by the minds of young people, The Youth Arts Warehouse, Ticketed,
18/10 – 19/10, 7pm,
4323 2374

Free Tuning in to Teens Parenting Program,
Peninsula Community Centre,
Each Thursday 18/10 – 15/11,
Bookings required,
10am – 12pm

Fantasy Fiction Night Out with Duncan Lay, Tuggerah Library,
Ticketed, 6:30pm

Friday, Oct 19

A Catapult Dance & Cadi McCarthy Production: That Place In Between,
The Art House Wyong,
Ticketed, 8pm
4335 1485

30 Year Thang: Diesel,
The Ettalong Diggers,
Ticketed, 8:30pm
4343 0111

Battle of the Bands,
The Hub Erina

Season’s Greetings by Alan Ayckbourn,
Woy Woy Little Theatre,
Ticketed, 19/10 – 4/11,
Multiple show times,
4344 4737

77th Bi Annual Art Exhibition,
Toukley and Districts Art Society, Federation Gallery and Visitor Information Centre, 19/10 – 23/11

Coastal Cruisers Comedy Fundraiser Theatre Night,
Club Umina, Ticketed,
8pm – 10:30pm

Central Coast Economic Breakfast,
The Showroom Mingara Recreation Club Tumbi Umbi,
Ticketed, 7:15am – 9:30am

Shrek The Musical,
Laycock Street Theatre Auditorium, 19/10 – 10/11,
Ticketed, 2pm & 8pm

Saturday, OCT 20

The Street Poets,
The Art House Wyong,
Ticketed, 7:30pm
4335 1485

Councillor Listening Post: Gosford West Ward,
Deep Water Plaza Woy Woy, 10am – 12pm

Chorale for a Cause,
St John the Baptist Hall Woy Woy, Ticketed,
2pm – 4pm

Free Green Living Workshop,
Point Clare Community Hall, Bookings essential,
Composting and worm farming, 9 – 11:30am,
Organic Gardening Workshop, 12 – 2:30pm
4350 8175

Country Fair Countdown,
Cnr Wisemnans Ferry Rd & Waratah Rd Mangrove Mountain, Free
10am – 4pm,

Bushcare breakfast,
Goodaywang Reserve BBQ & Picnic Area Point Clare,
Bookings essential,
9am – 11am

The 2018 Helloworld Central Coast Business Excellence Awards Gala Dinner,
Crowne Plaza Terrigal,
Ticketed, 6:30pm

Wyong Fairtrade Fair,
Wyong Baptist Church,
Free, 2pm – 6pm

Garage Sale Trail,
20/10 – 21/10,
To register

Vanishing Shapes Concert Beyond The Folk,
Youth Arts Warehouse Gosford,
Ticketed, 7pm

King Tide,
The Rhythm Hut,
Ticketed, 6:30pm

Sunday, oct 21

Terrigal Love Our Lagoon: A view of Terrigal Lagoon by water and lunch,
Central Coast Marine Discovery Centre,
Ticketed, 9:30am-12pm

Tarot Workshop,
Gnostic Forest Woy Woy,
10am to 3:30pm

Welcome to our community,
Gosford Kibble Park, Free
11:30am – 2:30pm

Outstanding young Australian violinist performs in Charmian & Friends,
Robert Knox Hall Central Coast Conservatorium of Music,
Ticketed, 2:30pm

One Less God:
Q&A Red Carpet Screening,
Event Cinemas Tuggerah,

Monday, oct 22

Muscle Sistas – Introduction to Nutrition and Weight Training,
Pinnacle performance and Nutrition, Free
10am – 11am

The Peninsula Villages
Annual General Meeting,
91 Pozieres Avenue Umina Beach, 10am

Parker’s Birthday Storytime, Kibble Park, Free
22 – 1/11, 10:30am – 11:30am

Art on the Peninsula,
Woy Woy Library,
Bookings required, 1pm – 4pm

Tuesday, oct 23

Free Green Living Workshop,
Erina Library,
Bookings essential,
Keeping Backyard Chickens, 9 – 11:30am
4350 8175

Beeswax Eco Wraps and Sustainable Food Workshop,
Erina Library, Bookings required, 12pm – 2:30pm

Keeping Backyard Chickens Workshop, Erina Library,
Bookings required,
9am – 1130am

Overcoming Fear with Meditation, Toukley Library, Bookings required,
1pm – 2:30pm

WRCoC October Dinner Event,
Wyong Golf Club, Ticketed, 6pm – 8pm

Wednesday, OCT 24

Free Green Living Workshop,
Buttonderry Waste Management Facility,
Bookings essential, Composting and Worm Farming, 9 – 11:30am,
No Waste and Chemical Free Household,
12 – 2:30pm
4350 8175

The Professor’s Mad Monday’ LIVE in the Parkview Room,
Central Coast Leagues Club,
Ticketed, 7:30pm

One Less God,
Screening and Q&A,
Avoca Beach Picture Theatre,
24/10, 26/10, 29/10, 18/11, Ticketed

Eireborne: The Rebirth of Irish Dance,
The Art House Wyong,
24 – 25/10, Ticketed,

Friday, Oct 26

Car Boot Sale,
Toukley Presbyterian Church,
8:30am – 1pm

ChromeFest: a tribute to Classic American Autos, Hot Rods and Rock & Roll,
Memorial Park The Entrance,
26/10 – 28/10, Free,

Woy Woy FC Seniors Presentation Night,
Everglades Country Club Woy Woy, 6pm

Charity Theatre Night,
Peninsula Theatre Woy Woy, Ticketed,
7pm, 0412 133 700

Wyong Fairtrade Fair,
Wyong Baptist Church, Free, 2pm – 6pm

Saturday, Oct 27

Peninsula 2nd Annual Travel Expo,
Ettalong Bowling Club, 10am – 3pm,
Robyn Simmonds
0419 436 803 or

Spring Fair and Open Day,
Lakes Anglican Grammar school,
10am – 2:30pm

Jeannie Lewis with Greg Olsen Concert, St Lukes Hall Woy Woy, Ticketed, 7pm

Bazaar by the Sea:
Open Day and Markets,
Ettalong 50+ Leisure and Learning Centre, Free
9am – 1pm
4325 8222

Permaculture Design Systems,
Australian Rainforest Sanctuary

Mac’s Davo Arts Expo,
Davistown Community Hall, Gold coin entry,
27/10, 2pm – 5pm,
28/10, 10am – 4pm
To express interest email

ABBA-solutely Fabulous,
The Art House Wyong,
Ticketed, 8pm
Free Waterwatch Training – Cockrone Lagoon, MacMasters Beach,
Bookings required,

Sunday, Oct 28

The Led Zeppelin Experience: Hammer of the Gods Tour,
The Ettalong Diggers,
Ticketed, 7pm
4343 0111

Avoca Beachside Markets,
Heazlett Park Avoca Beach,
Free, 9am – 2pm

The 5 Lands Experience featuring Ben Connor,
The Rhythm Hut,
Ticketed, 5pm

Monday, OCT 29

The Gruffalo’s Child,
The Art House Wyong,
Ticketed, 29/10, 6PM,
30/10, 10AM & 1PM

The Con Artists & 10 Piece Big Band,
Central Coast Leagues Club Scenic Lounge,
Ticketed, 7:30pm

Wednesday, oct 31

Poetry Writing Competition,
Central Coast Library Service,
Enter online or at your local library, Entries close 31/10, 5pm

Start House Pitch Night,
Nexus Smart Hub North Wyong,
Ticketed, 6pm – 9pm

The Halloween Party,
Ocean Beach Hotel Umina,
7pm – 12pm
02 4341 2322

Thursday, nov 1

20×20 Art Exhibition Fundraiser,
Gosford Hospital public gallery,
1/11 – 7/12
Friday, nov 2

The Aussie Night Markets,
The Entertainment Grounds Gosford, Free

Saturday, NOv 3

Terrigal Love Our Lagoon: Introduction to principals of bush care,
Central Coast Marine Discovery Centre, Terrigal Scout Hall, Ticketed, 9:30am – 12:30pm,

The Cottage Twilight Market,
Henry Kendall Cottage & Historical Museum, Free,
4pm – 8pm

Christmas Fair,
Wyong Anglican, Free
8:30am – 2:30pm

Peter Tassell – Landscape Painting Workshop,
Toukley & Districts Art Society Inc. Federation Art Gallery,
Ticketed, 9:30am – 1pm

Ettalong Beach Arts & Crafts Centre Annual Exhibition and sale, Free
3/11 – 4/11

Sunday, NOV 4

Central Coast Kids Day Out,
Narara Valley High School,
Ticketed, 10am – 3pm

Nathan Cavaleri,
The Rhythm Hut, Ticketed

Jubila Singers presents free concert, St John Catholic Church Woy Woy, 2:30pm

Tuesday, NOV 6

Melbourne Cup Buffet Luncheon,
Club Umina, Ticketed
10am, 4343 9999

Melbourne Cup Picnic Race Day,
The Entertainment Grounds,
Ticketed, 11am

Thursday, nov 8

Annual General Meeting 2018,
Mingaletta Umina Beach,

Park Feast Food Truck Festival,
Gosford Waterfront,
8 – 9/11, Free
4pm – 10pm

Friday, Nov 9

Shannon Noll Unbroken Tour,
Mingara Recreation Club,
Ticketed, 8pm

Sunday, nov 11

Central Coast Philharmonia presents: Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass, St John the Baptist Catholic Church Woy Woy,
Ticketed, 7:30pm

Wednesday, nov 14

Fab Fakes Exhibition and Competition of Recreated Masterpieces,
The Art House Wyong,
14 – 30/11

Sunday, nov 11

The Central Coast Branch of Budgerigar Society NSW 30th Annual Show,
Kariong Sport & Recreation Centre,
Free, 9am – 1pm

Thursday, NOV 15

2018 Creative and Performing Arts Festival,
Erina High School, Ticketed
10:30am & 6:30pm

Friday, Nov 16

Tim Caroll and Oscar Dawson, Florida Beach Bar Terrigal,
Ticketed, 8pm

Legends of League Official Lunch,
Coast Bar & Restaurant Gosford,
Ticketed, 12pm – 3pm

Brassed Off – Presented by Wyong drama group,
The Art House Wyong, Ticketed,
16/11 – 24/11,
Multiple show times

Sunday, nov 18

25th anniversary Boys From The Bush Tour,
Doyalson RSL Club,
Ticketed, 8pm

Central Coast Conservatorium and Sydney International Piano Competition of Australia present: Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev, Ticketed, 2:30pm

Monday, nov 19

77th bi-annual art exhibition, Federation Gallery Wallarah Peace Park Gorokan, 6pm to 8pm

Friday, NOV 23

Introduction to Xero Accounting,
Nexus Smart Hub Wyong,
Ticketed, 10am – 12pm

2018 Tourism Central Coast Symposium,
Crowne Plaza Terrigal, Register Online 9am – 6:30pm

Saturday, NOV 24

Gosford City’s Gigantic Christmas Parade, Free
To enter contact Chris on 0412 436 246 or

Twas The Month Before Christmas Raceday,
The Entertainment Grounds Gosford,
Ticketed, 12pm,
Christmas at The EG Gosford Raceday,
06/12, 12pm,
Christmas Party at The EG,
08/12, 5:30PM,
Christmas Party Picnic Raceday,
15/12, 12pm

Gleny Rae Virus,
St Lukes Hall, Woy Woy

Sunday, dec 2

Tales, Far From Home,
Central Coast Grammar School Performing Arts Centre,
Ticketed, 2:30pm

Wednesday, Dec 5

Aunty Molly’s Seniors Entertaianment Events: Christmas Crackers, Wyong Golf Club
Ticketed, On 05/12 & 10/12,

Thursday, Dec 6

December, Fri 7

Christina Henson Productions: Outlaw Opera,
Avoca Beach Picture Theatre,
Ticketed, 7:30pm

Saturday, DEC 8

Christmas Party at the EG!
The Entertainment Grounds,
Ticketed, 5:30pm

Saturday, DEC 15

Troubadour I Can’t Believe it’s Xmas time already concert + Troubadour 20th anniversary celebration, St Lukes Hall

Friday, Dec 21

Wellbeing MeltingPot Seasonal Celebrations & Meditations, Australian Rainforest Sanctuary 03/21, 06/21

Friday, DEC 28

Lost Paradise 2018: 4 Day New Years Eve Festival,
Glenworth Valley, Ticketed,
28/12 – 01/01, 8am

Saturday, Feb 2

Winter Wilson, St Lukes Hall

Thursday, jan 10

The Art House Wyong, 10 – 12/01, Ticketed, 7:30pm

Saturday, jan 19

Cinema Under the Stars: The Greatest Showman, Central Coast Stadium, Free,