National Penny Farthing Championship
Evandale to once again showcase the very best in Penny Farthing cycling.
The township of Evandale will play host to its marquee National Penny Farthing Championship on Saturday, February 21. About 55 cyclists will be competing across an array of penny farthing-oriented races.
There will also be the popular village fair as well as a BMX stuntsman showcase and grand parade.
Attendees are also encouraged to dress in their best period finery for the event, with prizes being awarded to the best dressed on the day. Penny Farthing festivities will run between 10am and 4pm.
Breath and Rebuild
Musicians getting together to help fireys through concert
The Gunners Arms Tavern will come alive with good beats and charitable spirit on Saturday, as it hosts a 'Breathe and Rebuild' bushfire relief gig.
The evening will feature a number of talented artists including Angus Austin and Alexander Tyson,the Runaway Belles and the Sleepyhead's Pat Broxton.
Proceeds from the event will go towards the Red Cross Disaster Relief as well as WIRES Wildlife Rescue. Music will kickoff at the Gunners Arms from 4pm.
In other news:
Symphony Under the Stars
TSO again ready to shine for City Park audience
About 5000 people are expected to meander into City Park on Saturday night for the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra's annual Symphony Under the Stars.
The sold-out evening will be filled with musical talent, including the tunes of skilled violinist Grace Clifford.
Saturday's minimum temperature will be 10 degrees with light winds and little chance of rain, making for a cool, but not wet night.
Gates at City Park will be open from 7pm for those attending.
The Cup, the Oaks and Fillies showing best in fashion and racing.
It's cup season in Launceston and there are plenty of events for fashionistas and racing enthusiasts alike to attend.
The fun rides in on Sunday, February 23 with Fashion for Fillies and Tasmanian Oaks Day at the Mowbray Racecourse.
The day will include racing as well as a showcase of autumn fashions.
For more information on the day, visit the Tasmanian Turf Club Facebook page.
The Launceston Cup will follow on Wednesday from 11am at Mowbray racecourse, with the big race itself expected to start about 5.13pm according to organisers.
The event will also play host to the state's most fashionable, with The Examiner's Fashions on the Field shaping up to be another highly competitive affair.
The women's wear winner will receive a trip for two to Singapore for five nights plus $1000 to spend.
Menswear's champion will get a two-person trip to Bangkok for five night as well as $1000.