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Events July 2015

Evans Head Fishing Classic

Date: 3 to 10 July 2015

Venue: Woodburn Evans Head RSL

Contact Details: 

Evans Head Fishing Classic Committee

General Enquiries
Phone: 0448 881414


Evans Head Annual Fishing Classic is the perfect place for you to experience a week of fun and fishing with your family or solo.

Held each year during the June/July NSW School holidays, Evans Head offers a unique holiday experience for you and your family. Pristine Beaches, local atmosphere and a range of accommodation options to suit any budget. It is the ultimate school holiday destination.

Each year hundreds of people, ranging from children to the experienced fisherman, travel to Evans Head to participate in the Evans Head Fishing Classic where they get to experience all that the North Coast of NSW has to offer.

With 21 draws every night, daily winners and amazing prizes - there is much to keep you entertained for the 7 days.

for more info, visit www.evansheadfishingclassic

Casino BMX Club Open Day

Date: 11 July 2015 2015

Venue: Casino BMX Club - Crawford Square

Contact Details: 

For more information please contact: Darren Anderson 0458 637 175

Casino BMX Club proudly presents the 2015 CASINO OPEN DAY

Come and support our riders and most importantly our sponsors.

The action starts at 9am and new members are always welcome.

The canteen will be open for hot food, sandwiches, salads, drinks, lollies and ice-creams.

For all our latest information & updates Join and Follow us on Facebook at CASINO BMX CLUB.

Heritage Weekend

Date: 18-19 July 2015

Venue: Casino Showground

Contact Details: 
PO BOX 192
ph: 02 6662 5991
fax: 02 6662 5941
10am to 2pm
EMAIL: casinoshowsociety@bigpond.com

Get up close to a drafthorse or hear the loud grunt of a big tractor at the the Casino Show Heavy Horse and Horsepower Weekend.

Trucks, tractors and machinery, horse drawn ploughing competition, tractor games and a tractor pull plus much much more.

Food and beverages available all weekend and a dinner held on the Saturday night (bookings essential).

Entry is FREE. Participamts must register by the 1st week in July.

The only heavy horse show on the North Coast, come an experience a taste the country!

Jazz & Shiraz at Windara

Date: July 25 2015

Venue: Windara, Sextonville Road, Casino

Contact Details: 

Windara on 6662 3800 or email admin@windara.org.au

The annual Jazz & Shiraz at Windara will be held on the 25 July 2015 from 11.30am. Enjoy an afternoon on the lawn with live entertainment by Cox Cole Lovejoy and The Romantics. Wines from boutique winery Wright Robinson will be available to enjoy as well as great food. Entry is $20 and all proceeds go towards Windara. Discounted pre sell tickets available online at www.oztix.com.au or directly from Windara by phone or email. You will receive a free wine tasting glass upon arrival.

Strictly NO BYO.

For more information contact Windara on 6662 3800. Windara - providing supported employment and training for people with a disability in the Richmond Valley.

Quota Art, Craft & Quilt Fair

Date: 25 July 2015

Venue: Casino Community & Cultural Centre

Contact Details: 

(02) 6662 8804

Art, Craft and Quilt Fair
The diverse talents of the women of the Richmond Valley will be showcased again at the Community and Cultural Centre, Walker Street, on Saturday 25 July  from 9 am to 3.30 pm.

Interesting demonstrations throughout the day of spinning and weaving, jewellery making, paper crafting, decorative painting, scrapbooking and tapestry will educate and inspire craft lovers.

Merchandise and light refreshments will be on sale throughout the day.

Entry will be by gold coin donation.

Casino Quota is a group of local women who work together having fun while raising funds for those who are hearing and speech impaired, disadvantaged women and children and for the local community.

Bentley Art Prize

Date: 31 July to 2 August 2015

Venue: Bentley Hall

Contact Details: 

Helen Trustum
Phone: 6663 5283
Email: helen-trustum@hotmail.com
Web: www.bentleyartprize.com.au

The annual Bentley Art Prize will be held in the Bentley Public Hall (midway between Lismore and Kyogle).

This art prize gives emerging artists the chance to showcase their talent to the wider community  All proceeds raised from the event go toward the upkeep of the Bentley Public Hall, a focal point for the Bentley community. The Bentley Art Prize is a community event that attracts people of all ages to view the diversity of artwork created locally and from afar.

Tables of crafts, gifts, refreshments are also available. Kids can enjoy painting under the trees by the side of the hall.

for more info, checkout our facebook page

Events August 2015

Cystic Fibrosis/Windara Fundraising Car Rally

Date: 1-2 August 2015

Venue: Secret Locations

Contact Details: 

Craig 0423 457 427 or Owen 0428 623 543

The Cystic Fibrosis/Windara Fundraising Car Rally is being held August 1st and 2nd.

Nominations need to be in by 27th July

Registration is from 8am at Windara, where breakfast is available and start time is approximately 9am.

Lunch will be supplied at the first secret location and then a Camp Oven Dinner and entertainment will be supplied at the second secret location.

Overnight camping and bar facilities.

A cooked breakfast supplied before a 9am departure and finish at Windara with a sausage sizzle.

Proceeds to Cystic Fibrosis Australia and Windara

Seafood Bowling Carnival

Date: 3 - 7 August 2015

Venue: Evans Head Bowling Club

Contact Details: 

Bowls Secretary, Steve Cselka
Telephone: 02 6682 5936 
Mobile: 0428 637 046
Email: steve@evansheadit.com.au.

Evans Head's annual Seafood Bowls Carnival is held the first full week in August.

There are 3 games each day, starting at 9.30am and the mixed teams are to play Lady – Man – Lady – Man.

Dress – Creams or club colours.

The cost is $20 per person per day which includes morning tea, lunch and high tea.

Watch the champions challenge their opponents! There's always a high level of great rivalry and sportsmanship that makes this a great event to watch! Enjoy the action at "the bowlo" right beside the ocean in beautiful Evans Head.

For full details click on this link to go to the Club's website: www.evansheadbowls.com.au

Casino Truck Show

Date: 8 August 2015

Venue: Primex site & Casino CBD

Contact Details: 

Casino Beef Week office
Tel: 6662 8181
Email: info@casinobeefweek.com.au
Web: www.casinobeefweek.com.au

This year's Casino Truck Show is shaping up to be even bigger and better with the event moving to town, and both local and interstate truck companies confirming their support.

On Saturday 8 August Casino's streets will be closed so the community can wander through the trucks and get up close and personal with these mighty machines and their owners. The day starts at 10am with a rolling parade through the CBD, followed by all the blinged-up trucks lined in the heart of Casino, as well as kids' amusement rides and food and market stalls.

For more info, checkout the website casinotruckshow.com.au or facebook casinotruckshow

Casino Cup

Date: 16 August 2015

Venue: Casino Racecourse

Contact Details: 

Dianne Stanley

Phone: (02) 6662 1729

Email: crclub1@optusnet.com.au

Enjoy all the action at the Casino Racecourse as the Casino Racing Club hosts this popular race meet.
There is plenty of fun to be had at this years annual Casino Cup so round up your friends, get dressed up and have a great day out.

For more info visit http://www.casinoracingclub.com.au/home.aspx

Coraki Riverside Markets

Date: 15 August 2015

Venue: Coraki Riverside Park

Contact Details: 

Louise Woolbank (Event Organiser)

Ph: 0401 602 324

Quality art, craft, food and unplugged musos on Coraki's picturesque riverfront parkland.

The Coraki Riverside Markets will be held every third Saturday of the month (excluding January) from 8am to 2pm.

Casino Campdraft

Date: 22 to 23 August 2015

Venue: Casino Showground

Contact Details: 

6667 1232

This year the Casino Campdraft is set to be a fantastic event, running over two days there is plenty of action to be seen. Free for spectators and full catering services available over the weekend.

The event starts at 6am so come on down to the Casino Showgrounds and support this year's event.

Visit their Facebook Page for more information.



Date: 22 - 23 August 2015

Venue: Various locations around Casino

The Usual Suspects is a group of friends in Casino NSW who aim to promote the performing arts and to have fun along the way.

Visit us on facebook for more information 

Events September 2015

National Camp Oven Festival

Date: 4 - 6 September 2015

Venue: BIG4 Casino Resort

Contact Details: 

BIG4 Casino Resort
Tel: 02 6662 1069
Email: office@casinoresort.net.au
Web page: http://www.casinoresort.net.au/events/new-events-page-5/

Camp Oven Cooking

Demonstrations with Andy & Barb Shaw


Learn the Basics

Bush Poets & Yarnspinners Breakfast

Bush Dance with The Big River Bush Band

Camp Oven Dinner

Please book early- private hedged sites, drive through sites, ensuite sites, overnight cabins- pet friendly for well behaved pets.
Our MC is the fabulous Gary Fogarty- look forward to 3 days of fun!

Fathers Day Pig Races

Date: 6 September 2015

Venue: Windara Function Centre

Contact Details: 

Windara Fuction Centre

253 Sextonville Road, Casino

(02) 6662 3800

What better way to enjoy a day of family fun in the Aussie outdoors on Fathers Day than at Windara!

Plenty of fun for Dads and the whole family including the highlight ... the amazing Pig Races!

Make this a "must do" and bring your friends for some real, hearty fun!

Woodburn Orchid Show

Date: 18 - 22 September 2015

Venue: Woodburn Memorial Hall

Contact Details: 

Woodburn Orchid Society

Peter Furniss

Email: sylva@ozemail.com.au

Woodburn and District Orchid Society host the Annual Woodburn Orchid Show, the biggest of its kind on the Northern Rivers, and one that draws orchid lovers from as far as Queensland to Coffs Harbour to view the exquisite displays with over 400 orchids and pick up a bargain on the hundreds of propagated items available.

Further information will be available closer to the event.

Casino Carp Muster

Date: 19 - 20 September 2015

Venue: Richmond, Wilson's and Bungawalbin Catchment areas.

Contact Details: 

Laurie Benn: 0439 063 588

Dianne Allen: 0428 225 004

CARP are once again on the agenda as the annual muster is about to happen for the Richmond, Wilson's and Bungawalbin catchments.

This year the, Casino RSM Social Fishing Club is offering $4000 in prizes for some of the best carp catches on the September 19-20 weekend.

Carp is a well-known pest because of its destructive bottom-feeding habits, which is why it's a great idea to fish them out of the rivers.

Entry fees for the Carp Muster are adults $20, pensioners $15 and school students $10.

You can register at the Casino RSM Club or online at www.casinorsmfishingclub.webs.com.

Weigh-in will be behind the Casino RSM Club and a final draw will be held on Sunday, 3pm.

For more details, phone 0439 063 588 or 0428 225 004.

St Mark's Anglican Church Spring Fair

Date: 19 September 2015

Venue: St Marks Anglican Church, Casino

Contact Details: 

Glennys Hiscocks

Join with passionate gardeners and flower lovers as they unite to celebrate the beauty of spring at the St Mark's Spring Flower Show & Fair.

Opening hours: 8.00am to 1.00pm
Date: Saturday 19 September
Address: St Marks Anglican Church Hall and grounds, corner West and Barker Streets, Casino

Morning Tea: $3
Lunch: $5

Green thumbs are encouraged to bring their cut flowers and arrangements to enter the competition to be judged from 10.00am. Submissions must be benched between 7.30 and 9am and no entry fee is applicable. The schedule of flower sections from roses to gerberas and many other popular springtime varieties will be available through selected retail stores in Casino and at the Casino Visitor Information Centre two weeks prior to the show. Presentation of trophies will commence at 12 midday.

While you're there, browse from an array of stalls full of plants, cooking, sewing and sweets for purchase and stop by the kitchen for elegant sandwiches and tea or coffee. This year's event features cake decorating demonstrations by the wonderfully talented local cake maker, Shirley Olsen, plus a stall run by the Solomon Island Fundraising Group raising worthy funds to send to needy in the South Pacific.

An annual event, popular across the Richmond Valley and one not to be missed!

Casino Spring Orchid Show

Date: 24 - 26 September 2015

Venue: Anglican Church Hall Casino

Contact Details: 

Dennis: 02 6663 3290

Casino and District Orchid Society is hosting its annual Spring Orchid Show in the Anglican Church Hall Casino from Thurs 24th to Sat 26th from 9am to 3pm daily.

The Show includes flowering orchid displays, pot plants and bromeliads, potting demonstrations and sale tables of orchids and pot plants.
Also there are keen experts ready to answer any of your “orchid” questions and there are information pamphlets to take home.
Entry fee is only $2 and light refreshments are available for a small cost.
For those wishing to enter exhibits for judging, please bench them by 6.45pm on Wednesday 23 September.
For more information call Dennis on 6663 3290.

Events October 2015

Evans Head Malibu Classic

Date: 2 - 5 October 2015

Venue: Main Beach Evans Head

Contact Details: 

Matthew Moyle, Event Coordinator
Email: mattmoyle@hotmail.com
Phone: 0400 811 796

The best provincial longboarding in Australia will feature120 longboarders from Victoria to the Sunshine Coast competing in the annual Evans Head Malibu Classic, formally the Evans Head Longboard Invitational.

Over the long weekend there will be live music, BBQ’s and refreshments available and on the public holiday Monday a beachside market. Spectators should get along to see surfboards from another era. The increasingly popular ‘retro’ competition division featuring pre 1982 single fin shortboards and the pre 1968 under 40’s Old Mal division will provide all the nostalgia from the days of old.

Come along to celebrate the start of summer surfing!

for more info, checkout our facebook site

Evans Head Golden Oldies Rugby Club Gala Day

Date: 10 October 2015

Venue: Evans Head Stan Payne Oval

Contact Details: 

Neil McClean Tel: 02 6625 1122 / 0429 799 805
Jim Perry Tel: 02 6682 4224

An annual Gala afternoon focussed on rugby but with plenty for the family to do too. A series of rugby union games will take place as well as market stalls, jumping castle, face painting, bbq and refreshments.

A fun day for the whole family!

Woodburn Riverside Festival

Date: 10 October 2015

Venue: Riverside Park & Richmond River at Woodburn

Contact Details: 

Glenn Crawford at Woodburn Visitor Information Centre - 6682 2032

The third annual Woodburn Riverside Festival is a full day of family-oriented activities and entertainment centred on the Richmond River and the adjacent Riverside Park at Woodburn.  The many attractions include a raft race, dragon boats, water-skiing demonstrations, markets and a barbecue.  Activities for children include rides, a jumping castle and face painting.  Musical entertainment throughout the day will be provided by Community Radio 88.9 FM, and a live band in the evening.  A fireworks display at 8 p.m. will round off a fantastic day for the whole family.


Casino Agricultural Show

Date: 16 - 17 October 2015

Venue: Casino Showground

Contact Details: 
PO BOX 192
ph: 02 6662 5991
fax: 02 6662 5941
10am to 2pm
EMAIL: casinoshowsociety@bigpond.com

The Casino Agricultural Show will again showcase a wide variety of events and displays at this year's agricultural show.  Again, it will be a great event focusing on family and fun for the children with a great variety of ring events, trade and industry displays, show jumping, cattle dog trials, side show alley and of course, the crowning of Miss Showgirl!

Become a member of the Casino Show Society today and receive discounted family show entry tickets. To join visit the Casino Show Society Office located at the show ground between 10 – 3pm Monday to Friday or phone them on 6662 5991.

For more info, checkout our website http://www.casinoshowsociety.com/


Northern Rivers Auto Spectacular

Date: 19 October 2015

Venue: Albert Park, Johnston Street, Casino

Contact Details: 


 Paul on 0448 324 647

The Northern Rivers Auto Spectacular is in its fifth year and growing in its status of being one of the biggest auto shows in the Northern Rivers. With over 130 vehicles on display the line up includes motorbikes, trucks, utes and old machinery.

The day is a fun day for all ages and includes markets and jumping castle for the the entire family to enjoy. Gates open to the public from 8am.

Entry is $5 and Children 12 and Under are Free.

Coraki Art Prize

Date: 23 to 25 October 2015

Venue: Coraki Conference Centre & Brandon Hall

Coraki’s premier annual event brings artists from far and wide to exhibit at the Coraki Conference Centre and Brandon Hall.

The Coraki Art Prize begins with an official opening and presentation on Friday ** October at 7pm with a light supper, prize presentations and entertainment for what is going to be a great event for artists, friends and fans.
The exhibition will showcase artwork ranging from paintings, drawings, Aboriginal art, photography, youth art and youth photography from talented local artists over the two venues.

St Mary's Cup Races

Date: October (Date to be confirmed) 2015

Venue: Casino Race Course

St Mary's Cup Race Day will be held on Saturday 24th October 2015.
Brought to you by the St Mary's P & F and Casino Racing Club.


Events November 2015

Coraki Assault

Date: November (date to be confirmed) 2015

Venue: Richmond River at Coraki

Contact Details: 




AWE-INSPIRING water ski action returns to the banks of the Richmond River at Coraki in November. Known as the Coraki Assault, the event is expected to draw up to 30 boats for two full days of racing. The race will be one lap of a 40km long course from Coraki to Woodburn and return. More information www.tweedriverwaterskiclub.com.

Windara Carols by Fireworks

Date: November (date to be confirmed) 2015

Venue: Albert Park

What a wonderful way to start the festive season!

Join Windara Communities as they herald the festivities at Albert Park Casino, not by carols, but by fireworks!

Starting at 5pm, Sunday 30 November there will be a bouncy castle, food stalls, a bar and even a visit by Santa Claus!

The night will help raise funds for Windara Communities, supporting disabled employment in the Casino district.

For more information or contact details for each event and further information about other great events throughout Richmond Valley please go to on www.windara.org.au

Events December 2015

Richmond Valley Christmas Tree Lightup and Street Party

Date: 3 December 2015

Venue: Walker Street, Casino

Contact Details: 

Richmond Valley Council Events Team

02 6660 0277

The Christmas Tree Lightup and Street Party is back and bigger than ever!

Walker Street comes alive Thursday 3 December from 4pm to 8pm with a host of exciting Christmas fun for the whole family.

  • Amusement rides
  • Christmas carols
  • Face painting
  • Santa
  • Christmas tree
  • Food, fun and much, much more!

Woodburn Carols by Candlelight

Date: 12 December 2015

Venue: Riverside Park

Contact Details: 

Pam Bellingham
Phone: 02 66822203
Email: pmbham@yahoo.com.au

Woodburn Carols by Candlelight will take place in the Riverside Park on Saturday, 12th December from 7 to 10 p.m. 

The Woodburn SES will be manning the barbecue, there will be entertainment from local primary school choirs and dance schools, as well as community singing of traditional carols, with music provided by the duo 'Kirstin and Ryan', and it is expected that Santa will be paying a visit. 

Bring a blanket to sit on the riverbank and enjoy a delightful family evening.