Wendy Matthews at Tommy's this week.
Wendy Matthews at Tommy's this week. Contributed

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Christmas Spectacular

Tonight, Dec 10

WITH the Headliners Chorus and Gold Coast's Harmony in Paradise Chorus, Ballina RSL hosts a Christmas Spectacular from 6.30-8pm. Tickets $10/2 with Santa, dancing elves and reading of the Christmas Story. Contact 6628 5974.


Country pedigree

Tonight, Dec 10

FEATURING Russell Hilton, Neil Buddy and Dallas Southam, the Brunswick Heads Bowling Club will be a-rockin' from 8pm. A three-course dinner will accompany the country crew from 6pm. Bookings essential, $25pp, 6685 1328.


The Meeting Place

Monday, Dec 12

CHRONICLING the history of Byron Bay, The Meeting Place is a documentary for those who have fallen in love with Byron's alternate nature. Screening at the Community Centre from 7pm, $15. www.byroncentre.com.au

Spaghetti Circus

Friday, Dec 16

TRAPEZE, contortion, trampoline; sounds like the Spaghetti Circus is in town? The local collective and Circus Arts Byron Bay hit up the Entertainment Centre on Centennial Circuit from 7pm $14/10. Bookings 6685 6566.


Pirate party

Tonight, Dec 10

VAUDEVILLIAN, junkyard punksters Rapskallion are a live spectacle. Don't miss their EP launch at Coorabell Hall from 7pm $34/30. www.kupromotions. com.au


Dashing through the snow

Tonight, Dec 10

FROM 10.30am to midday Rudolf will be at Lismore Shopping Square in front of Big W while Santa takes photos with the kids. Details www.lismoresquare.com.au

Light the night

Dec 13 to Dec 24

TRINITY Drive lights up 12 nights before Christmas for their annual Christmas Lights Spectacular. Up to 50,000 gawkers visit each year to see the elaborate set-ups and help raise money for the Westpac Helicopter Service. To find out how to donate visit www.helirescue. com.au

Not a cloud in Wendy's sky

Thursday, Dec 15

ARIA award winning singer Wendy ,,,Matthews will perform at Tommy's for a special dinner show. Tickets $75/55, doors from 6.30pm. Contact 6622 4288 or www.tommys.com.au.


Set in clay

Today, Dec 10

FROM 10am the Mullumbimby Community Art Gallery hosts the Carnival of Clay. The official opening showcases new works by the Mullum Potters. Contact 0418 909 203.


Jack the sinner

Tonight, Dec 10

AUSSIE actor Jack Thompson and his band, The Original Sinners, perform at Twin Towns from 8pm (Qld time), tickets $40. Line-up includes Normie Rowe and Kevin Borich. Bookings 1800 014 014.

For more events visit www.visitlismore.com.au/events



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