Fresh Comedy at Boag's
The next guest at Launceston comedy night Fresh Comedy is Sam Simmons: Australian TV regular, the voice of Mr Wallaby in Peppa Pig, and winner of both the Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Award and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival's highest honour, the Barry Award. He performs stand-up supported by local funny guy Dylan Hesp on Friday, January 24, at 6pm and again at 8pm, with the second show added due to high demand. See them at Boag's Brewery Bar, $30 through Trybooking or $35 on the door.
Love, Dance, Yoga
The third Love, Dance, Yoga festival is on in Bridport this weekend, with heaps of activities and classes across both days. The festival starts with yoga on the beach at 7am and finishes with a Bollywood movie fundraiser from 7pm to 10pm on Saturday, and starts with yoga on the beach at 7am and finishes with sunset meditation from 7.30pm to 8pm on Sunday. Learn from the best with six yoga teachers in the Northern region signed up to participate and share their knowledge. Each session costs $20 to participate, for the full schedule see the Facebook page Love Dance & Yoga Festival or simply show up.
Tamar Valley Folk Festival
Founding member of 1960s band The Seekers' Keith Potger and Tasmanian sonsgstress Claire Anne Taylor: those are just two of the acts performing in the three days of music, dance, poetry and children's entertainment that is the Tamar Valley Folk Festival, at George Town from January 17 - 19. Tickets cost $100 for the weekend, $70 for just Saturday, $50 for just Sunday, or varying prices for individual shows through tamarvalleyfolkfestival.com/
Harley-Davidsons and more
On Saturday, January 11, there will be a demo ride leaving from Richardson's Harley-Davidson, Prospect, at 1pm, with a free barbecue going from 12pm. There will be Harley-Davidson, Norton, Royal Enfield and CF Moto motorbikes to take for a spin - all to celebrate owner Simon Richardson's birthday. Call the store to book a place.
Bunker Club bash
Norma Baker fundraiser
A fundraiser by donation to support the work of well-known wildlife carer Norma Baker is happening in Bridport on Saturday, January 18 from 2pm to 5pm. Norma will never say no to an animal in need, and frequently has a house full of wombats, wallabies, birds, and other critters. The Blackouts and Aaron Worker will perform.
Muscle Car Show
Van Diemen's Hot Rods
The Van Diemen's Street Rod Club's US and Aussie Muscle Car Show will cruise into UTAS Stadium on Sunday, from 10am to 2pm, $10 with money going to support the bushfire appeal. The club was first established in Launceston in in 1972, and the show - formerly known as USA Day - is celebrating its 30th anniversary.