This weekend's Northern Rivers markets list

LOCAL TALENT: Clunes resident Francesca Rockette offers some fantastic up-cicled goods and crafts at Northern Rivers markets.

Where to get fresh coffee and local produce from

Mandy and Ellen will be just women like us in Nimbin

DUO: Mandy Nolan and Ellen Briggs bring their hit show Women Like Us to Nimbin.

Hit comedy show heading towards Nimbin

Chicago comes to Bangalow

CELL BLOCK TANGO: Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones in a scene from the 2002 film Chicago.

The next production by Bangalow Theatre Company

A ballet event of lovers and fairies in Byron Bay

ON STAGE: Byron Ballet's 10th anniversary production will be Shakespeare's A Midnight Summer's Dream.

Byron Ballet celebrates 10 years

Felix Riebl wants to be in your arms

TOURING NOW: Australian musician Felix Riebl is coming to the Northern Rivers in June.

Cat Empire frontman brings out his romantic side in solo show

Joseph's biblical return to Ballina

LEADING ROLE: Award-winning actor Brian Pamphilon as Joseph.

Ballina Players upcoming production

All the gigs you need to know about this week

HAWAII UKE: Aloha Baby is a trio consisting of steel guitar, ukulele and double bass with three-part harmonies based in Australia who specialise in Hawaiian music with Stukulele, Paul Steel and Roddy Rumba. They will be featured in this month's Uke Night which has a Hawaiian theme. Hula dancing from Hula Tomoka and her troupe (also in the picture) will be featured, too. At Club Mullum in Mullumbimby today from 6.30pm.

Comedy, music, theatre and more

Lismore TableTop Gamers Sunday Club Day

Community through tabletop games

Lismore TableTop Gamers Weekly Painters Studio

Miniatures and terrain painting for all skill levels.

Miniatures and terrain painting for all skill levels.

I am a Vibrant Girl Tween Empowerment Class

Empowering Tween Girls using Dance, Yoga, Mindful Activities, GirlTalk Circle and Girl Power!
Book your daughter into this confidence building class today!

Empowering Tween Girls using Dance, Yoga, Mindful Activities, GirlTalk Circle and...

Yoga Journeys Kids & Families

Yoga Journeys is a fun active class including dance, games, acro balance and adventure! No experience needed just bring your sense of fun!

Yoga Journeys is a fun active class including dance, games, acro balance and...

Village Creatives Art Show

See the artistic work of village creatives for 2 days only over the 27 & 28 May. Selective work will be for sale by artists.

See the artistic work of village creatives for 2 days only over the 27 & 28 May.

Heirlooms of the Future

This exhibition displays the work by local textile and embroidery group, Loose Threads. They use traditional techniques with a contemporary interpretation.

This exhibition displays the work by local textile and embroidery group, Loose...

BACH & BARBER ST. MATTHEW'S PASSION

This concert series is part of a larger work which Amatori will present in full in August, combining with Brisbane based choir, Choral Connection.

This concert series is part of a larger work which Amatori will present in full in...

10 common snakes and how to identify them

SUNSHINE Coast snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all in more than 13 years on the job.

Five things you need to know before taking a lightning photo

Key tips from photographer Warren Lynam

Property: What $300,000 buys you

Here's what $300,000 would look like in different suburbs.

This week's gig guide

Fiji-born Shem brings his Bob Marley celebration to the Bangalow Hotel Sunday.

The gigs you need to know about this week

Millions stripped from Tourism Australia in federal budget

TOURISM Australia has had $14m stripped from its budget, causing tourism groups to slam the move.

Flashing your bum is now a tourist trend, apparently

I first saw "cheeky exploits" on a trip to the northern lights

Time to shine: Post-Debbie campaign to lure back tourists

Julie Smith takes in the north Queensland sunset.

The best way to help us, is to holiday here.

Minister's plea: Share photos to help state overcome Debbie

PICTURE PERFECT: Bowen's Horseshoe Bay's crystal blue waters have to been seen to be believed.

What is your enduring memory of a Queensland holiday?

Guess which Northern Rivers town makes top 10 for Easter visitors

Even when the weather gets bad it's still a great place to camp.

Second in the state for visitors over the Easter break

Sunshine Coast tourism records smashed

Coolum Cove Beach is another stunning example of what the Sunshine Coast town of Coolum has to offer visitors. Photo Tourism and Events Queensland

Highest growth rate for any Queensland region in 2016