What's On Coffs Coast: 17-19 November

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What's On Coffs Coast: 17-19 November

If you are wondering what is happening this weekend, we caught up with Laarz from A1 Coffs Coast Tours.

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World Rally Championships - Kennards Hire Rally Australia

Rally Australia, the Australian leg of the WRC and the final round of the 2017 season.

Rally Australia shares in the massive global coverage the WRC attracts, through television and other traditional media, plus on-line via its website and social media platforms. More than 200 media representatives from around the world attend the rally.

In 2016, broadcast time of Kennards Hire Rally Australia dedicated TV coverage totalled more 787 hours in more than 150 markets.

WRC attracted 3.8 million visitors to its 13 rounds, including Rally Australia, in 2015. Its Facebook page has more than two million followers.

FRI 1 – BLUEBERRY

Mardells Road, Central Bucca.

Morning session – First car due at 8.15am

Afternoon session – First car due at 12.39pm

How to get there - https://rallyaustralia.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/02_FRI-1_Blueberry_Instructions_20171113.pdf

FRI 2 – WEIRS

McNamara Rd, Bucca

Morning session – First car due at 8.42am

Afternoon session – First car due at 1.06pm

How to get there - https://rallyaustralia.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/03_FRI-2_Weirs_Instructions_20170919.pdf

FRI 3 – COFFS HARBOUR JETTY FORSHORE

Jordan Esplanade, Coffs Harbour.

Afternoon session – First car due at 4:54pm, last car due at 7:30pm

How to get there - https://rallyaustralia.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/04_FRI-3_SSS_Instructions_20170914.pdf

SAT 1 – TALARM HALL

Intersection Talarm Rd & Rhones Creek Rd, TALARM, NSW, 2447

Morning session – First car due at 7:23 am

Afternoon session – See Welsh’s Creek stage below

How to get there - https://rallyaustralia.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/05_SAT-1_Talarm-Hall_Instructions_20171017.pdf

SAT 2 – SIMPSONS RIDGE

3 Simpsons Ridge Rd, BOWRAVILLE, NSW, 2449

Morning session – First car due at 7:28 am

Afternoon Session – See Welsh’s Creek stage below

How to get there - https://rallyaustralia.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/06-A_SAT-2_Simpsons-Ridge_Instructions-Coffs_20170914.pdf

SAT 3 – NORTH ARM

Intersection of North Arm Rd & Graces Rd, ARGENTS HILL, NSW, 2449

Morning session – First car due at 7:38 am

Afternoon Session – See Argents Hill stage below

How to get there - https://rallyaustralia.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/07-A_SAT-3_North-Arm_Instructions-Coffs_20170919.pdf

SAT 4 – ROCKY CROSSING

Intersection of Back Paddock Rd & Ainsworth’s Rd, URUNGA, NSW, 2455

Morning session – First car due at 9:06am

Afternoon session – First car due at 2:26pm

How to get there - https://rallyaustralia.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/08-A_SAT-4_Rocky-Crossing_Instructions-Coffs_20170919.pdf

SAT 5 – Raleigh Raceway

Mailmans Track, VALERY, NSW, 2454

Access to site via Valery Rd, Raleigh

Morning Session – First car due at 9:44am

Afternoon Session – Not available

How to get there - https://rallyaustralia.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/09-A_SAT-5_Mailmans_Instructions-Coffs_20170914.pdf

TALARM HALL (Afternoon Session)

Intersection Talarm Rd & Rhones Creek Rd, TALARM, NSW, 2447

Morning Session – See Nambucca stage above.

Afternoon Session – First car due at 12:27pm

How to get there - https://rallyaustralia.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/05_SAT-1_Talarm-Hall_Instructions_20171017.pdf

SIMPSONS RIDGE (Afternoon Session)

3 Simpsons Ridge Rd, BOWRAVILLE, NSW, 2449

Morning Session – See Nambucca stage above.

Afternoon Session – First car due at 12:32pm

How to get there - https://rallyaustralia.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/06-A_SAT-2_Simpsons-Ridge_Instructions-Coffs_20170914.pdf

NORTH ARM (Afternoon session)

Intersection of North Arm Rd & Graces Rd, ARGENTS HILL, NSW, 2449

Morning Session – See Nambucca stage above.

Afternoon Session – First car due at 1:27pm

How to get there - https://rallyaustralia.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/07-A_SAT-3_North-Arm_Instructions-Coffs_20170919.pdf

SAT 6 – Coffs Harbour Jetty

Jordan Esplanade, COFFS HARBOUR, NSW, 2450

Evening session – First car due at 4:54pm

Last car due at 7:30pm

How to get there - https://rallyaustralia.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/10_SAT-6_SSS_Instructions_20170914.pdf

SUN 1 – Blueberry

Mardells Road, Central Bucca.

Morning session – First car due at 7:43am

Afternoon session – First car due at 11:51am

How to get there - https://rallyaustralia.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/11_SUN-1_Blueberry_Instructions_20171113-1.pdf

SUN 2 – MCRAES

McRaes Rd, Central Bucca.

Morning Session – First car due at 8:01am

Afternoon Session – Not available

How to get there - https://rallyaustralia.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/12_SUN-2_McRaes_Instructions_20170919.pdf

SUN 3 – NSW FORESTS RALLY VILLAGE

LIVE BROADCAST around the WORLD > 12:00 > 2:30PM

Intersection of Sherwood Forest Rd & Flooded Gums Rd, BUCCA, NSW, 2450

Morning session – First car due at 9:10am

Afternoon session – First car due at 1:30pm

How to get there - https://rallyaustralia.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/13_SUN-3_NSW-Forests_Instructions_20171012.pdf

 

FREE ATTRACTIONS ALL WEEKEND AT THE SERVICE PARK

C.ex International Stadium

RED BULL LOUNGE

Head on down and experience all the fun activities the Red Bull Lounge has on offer, including food trucks, a WRC2 PlayStation gaming competition, and jumping castles for the kids!

Activities and food vendors open at 10am. The Red Bull Lounge opens at 12pm. Face Painting is available from 10am until 5pm on Saturday. Located at the Rally Service Park.

JUMPING CASTLES

Let your kids jump around and spend their energy on the jumping castles on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday!

The jumping castles are available from 4pm-8pm. Located at the Rally Service Park.

FACE PAINTING

Get into the rally spirit by having your face painted! Show your support for your favourite team, manufacturer, or country.

Face painting is available at the Rally Service Park from 10am-5pm on Saturday.

MEET THE CREWS

As soon as possible after they’ve completed the day’s last stage and returned to the service park, the top three drivers and their team managers are interviewed on stage.

Meet the Crews will occur at approximately 12:00pm and again at approximately 7.30pm. Located at the Rally Service Park

GOODMAN MOTORSPORT ART

Looking for something a bit different… then get down to the Service Park to see the amazing 2017 Rally Art Collection from Goodman Motorsport Art.

Paul Goodman is a Professional Illustrator and his highly detailed work will be on display and available to buy all week-end.

TRIPLE M LIVE RADIO BROADCAST

Don’t miss out on the great atmosphere created by live radio broadcasts from Triple M throughout the day.

Triple M will broadcast Friday from 2pm-5pm with Whitey, and Saturday from 9am-12pm with Moffee. 

Located at the Rally Service Park.

LIVE BROADCAST WEDDING BELLS STAGES ON BIG SCREEN

Sit back, relax and watch the famous Wedding Bells stage live on the big screen from the best seat in Coffs Harbour.

Live Broadcast of Wedding Bells stages on the big screen from 12 noon – 2:30pm. Live at the Rally Service Park.

LISA HUNT

Relax on Saturday night with a live performance by Lisa Hunt, one of Australia’s most successful blues, jazz, and funk artists.

Catch Lisa Hunts’ ‘Forever Soul’ performance at 8:15pm and 9:30pm. Live from the Rally Service Park.

FIREWORKS DISPLAY

Kick back and relax after the rallying’s finished for the day with an impressive fireworks display.

The fireworks display will start at 9:15pm. Located at the Rally Service Park

For more information about the event go to www.rallyaustralia.com.au

 

Twilight Food Market - Park Beach Reserve
5pm-9pm

The Twilight Food Market is open every Friday (weather permitting) during NSW daylight saving months.

A family friendly food only market with a diverse multicultural cuisine and lots of choices for the kids.

Fantastic live entertainment. Dog friendly too! Take a blanket or chair, bottle of your favourite beverage and enjoy the atmosphere.

Located in one of Coffs Harbour's premier beach side locations ~  Park Beach Reserve, with the crystal clear water of Coffs Creek running along side it into the ocean.

 

SATURDAY 18th  November  

Bellingen Community Markets - Bellingen Market Park

With over 280 diverse stalls you will find a large variety of food, drinks, produce, art, craft, plants, recyclables and so much more.

Entertainment on the day is the South Arm Band who are a Bellinger Valley band playing originals and odd warped covers in a range of styles from Alt Rock to Folk and Blues. They are an eclectic mix of Nick Cave, Paul Kelly, The Stones, and Bowie. You can check them out on Facebook "SouthArmBand".

Bellingen Community Markets not just a great market but a great place to be!

 

Sustainable Living Festival - Coffs Harbour Showground
9am-2pm

The Coffs Harbour Sustainable Living Festival is back for 2017, THIS Saturday 9am – 2pm at Coffs Harbour Showground.

The perfect combination of bustle and bliss to make this the summer season welcome you won't want to miss. Roll up your sleeves and kick off your shoes at this free, grassroots, family-friendly, hands-on, ‘do-fest’!

Heaps of onsite parking, gold coin entry.

Check out the festival program - ourlivingcoast.com.au

 

SUNDAY 19th November   

Harbourside Markets - Returns to its home at the revitalised Foreshores
8am-2pm

Of course always at the Harbourside Markets there is a huge range of unique art and craft, fresh local produce, tasty gourmet food and delicious beverages. Their philosophy is locally made, locally grown so you are guaranteed a unique experience.

Fun and entertainment for everyone with activities, live music and performers every week. They regularly host workshops, festivals and events and this week Jack and Jewel Show are at Harbour side Markets

9:30-10am - The Smileys new Mermaid and Pirate Pantomime is an engaging, interactive treasure hunt for the whole family. Help Jack and Jewel face a cheeky shark called Chompy for the chocolate coins!

For more info about the stallholders, live music and location head to www.harboursidemarkets.com.au

Cost: Free

 

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