Check out the Monthly Events & Attractions by clicking the headings below;
AQUA EXERCISE CLASSES
Aqua Exercise is a low impact activity, no need to know how to swim to be able to participate. Held 7pm Mondays (13th Feb - Dec), 7pm Thursdays (16th Feb - Dec). Ulverstone Swim Centre (off Leighlands Avenue). For more informaion Phone 0458 407 872.
Held on the last Sunday of every month from 1.00pm. Located at the Ulverstone Senior Citizens Club, 16 King Edward Street. Hosted by the Leven Country Music Group, with good music and entertainment for all. Phone (03) 6425 2370.
FISHING AT FROMBERG’S DAM FOR YOUNG ANGLERS
Held on the last Sunday of each month from August to May, except December. Located at Westella Drive, Ulverstone. For a small membership fee, children can happily fish for trout in the well-stocked dam. Contact David Clarke (03) 6425 2830.
LIVE @ THE WHARF
Held every Friday night from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. Located in the Gnomon Pavilion, Wharf Road, Ulverstone. Produced by a team of community volunteers, this weekly music session presents a wide variety of styles and performers. A great mix of local and visiting artists playing rock, folk, jazz, soul, blues and country music. Visit https://www.facebook.com/LiveAtTheWharf for further information on performers.
Held every Sunday from 9.00am to 3.30pm. Located cnr King Edward and Arnold Street, Penguin. Northern Tasmania’s largest market offering over 70 stalls, all under cover. Features quality product lines and a food court. Contact 0400 903 031.
PENGUIN MINIATURE RAILWAY
Held every second and fourth Sunday from 11am to 3pm. Located at Johnsons Beach (off Main Road), Penguin. Enjoy the train ride with a million-dollar view of the bay. For group bookings contact Gerry Howard on (03) 6437 2786.
ULVERSTONE HEARTBEAT MARKET
Held every second Saturday of every month from 7.30am to 1.00pm (subject to weather conditions). Located at Quadrant Car Park, off Victoria Street, Ulverstone.
Phone (03) 6428 2775.
ULVERSTONE MINIATURE RAILWAY
Held on the first and third Sunday of the month from 10.30am to 3pm. Located at Maskells Road Reserve, Ulverstone. Enjoy a miniature train ride on the only model railway in Tasmania with three separate track gauges and track layouts. Contact Geoff Stanfield (03) 6437 1152 or Allan Wilton (03) 6428 3569.
Held on the last Saturday in January. Located at Batten Park, Ulverstone, this popular rodeo starts with the juniors at 4.00pm, followed by all the action of the main event from 7.00pm to 11.00pm. Includes professional women’s barrel race, breakaway roping, saddle and bareback bronco riding, steer wrestling and team roping. Contact (Secretary) Candice Wyllie 0438 681 453.
FESTIVAL IN THE PARK
Held on the last Sunday in February. Located at Anzac Park, Ulverstone, the festival runs from 10.30am to 4.30pm. Enjoy entertainment, water activities, live bands, good food, wine, local crafts and much more. For general enquiries contact John Ewington 0400 955 628 or visit www.festivalinthepark.org.au.
FORTH VALLEY BLUES FESTIVAL
Held on a Saturday in mid-March. Located at the Forth Recreation Ground, with entertainment from 12.30pm to 1.30am. Lots of great blues and roots bands. Bike show and stalls, hot food, bar facilities, free camping, and breakfast available Sunday morning. No dogs, no BYO, no glass. Tickets are available from this website or Red Hot Music, 10-12 Edwards Street, phone (03)6424 9816. For more information phone (03) 6424 2286 or (03) 6424 9816 or visit www.forthvalleyblues.com.
ARTS ON FIRE
Held on the first weekend in June. Located at the Ulverstone Civic Centre, Patrick Street, Ulverstone. ‘Arts on Fire’ is a showcase of the wealth of artistic talent along the coast. The program is an interesting and eclectic mix of artistic activities, aiming to showcase many artistic pursuits including static displays of visual and fine arts, crafts, photography, sculpture and performing arts with a mix of media to ensure there is something for everyone, and maintaining interest throughout the day. Contact Pene Day (03) 6425 3150 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
DOLL, BEAR AND MINIATURES EXTRAVAGANZA
Held on the last weekend in July. Located at the Ulverstone Rowing Club, Kings Parade and open from 10am to 4pm. Features dolls of all shapes and sizes, toys, bears, miniatures, old lace, wooden toys, doll-houses and much more. Contact the Doll Collectors Club of Tasmania Inc. (03) 6425 2581 or (03) 6425 5050.
CRADLE COAST ROTARY ART EXHIBITION
Held mid-November. Located in the Gawler Room of the Civic Centre, Patrick Street, Ulverstone, this week-long exhibition is open for public viewing and sales from Saturday through to Sunday, 10.00am to 4.30pm.
Contact Stephanie Templeton 0417 507 724, or email email@example.com.
Held on the Saturday of the November long weekend. Located at the Showground, Flora Street, Ulverstone, it features livestock judging, dog competitions, horse jumping, home industries, animal nurseries, sideshows and food stalls. Contact the Ulverstone Show Society Secretary, PO Box 17, Ulverstone, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (03) 6425 1703 or mobile 0422 945 705.
PENGUIN CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL
Held on the first Friday in December. Located at Main Road, Penguin, the festival is organised by the local Lions Club and features a Christmas parade.
Phone (03) 6437 2945 or email email@example.com.
ULVERSTONE CHRISTMAS PARADE AND CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT
Held the third Saturday in December. Located at Reibey Street, Ulverstone, the festive evening commences with a parade of Christmas floats at 4.30pm and continues with Carols by Candlelight at the Outdoor Entertainment Centre, Sound Shell, Bicentennial Park, Dial Street, Ulverstone at 7.30pm. For more information on the Christmas Parade phone Travis Morris on 0448 586 458 or for Carols by Candlelight email Rob Frampton firstname.lastname@example.org.