Big Rivers BMX Club will host round four of the HutSix Northern Territory BMX series. Check out the action on the track as riders of all ages battle it out for the win. Sunday, August 1. Chambers Drive, Katherine. For up to date details visit www.facebook.com/BigRiversBMX.
Kalano Golf Day
A golf day will be held for the Kalano Youth Outreach and Transport that will raise money to create a drop-in centre for the youth of Katherine to keep them off the streets. The service is looking for teams to enter, or businesses to sponsor a hole. Friday, August 13. Katherine Golf Club. Breakfast from 8am, shotgun start at 9.30am. Contact Kalano CEO Bill Headley for info on email@example.com or 08 8972 2588.
From Mangroves to Mataranka
Award-winning eco-artist Aly de Groot's woven sculptures and designs includes a thorough investigation into the use of recycled and plant materials, taking contemporary fibre arts practice to strange and unexpected places. Until August 13. Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts & Culture Centre.
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There will be lots of great local wares, from tasty treats grown in the area to recycled and hand-made goods for you to snap up. Pick up a coffee or smoothie to carry with you while you check out what's on offer. The markets are held every fortnight on Sundays from 9am to noon. Kumbidgee Markets, July 25, 595 Gorge Road, Kumbidgee. For more details on the market check out www.kumbidgee.com.
Opera Australia presents the unforgettable femme fatale, Carmen, who lures Don Jose into her world, before turning her eye to a new lover, Escamillo. Don Jose's jealousy is fierce, Escamillo's passion strong and Carmen must face her fate. July 29. 7.30pm. St Joseph's College.
Enjoy a cruisey afternoon with Rhyley McGrath as he plays at the Katherine Hotel. While away the hours with a beverage and some smooth music. Friday, July 30. Noon.
Kick-off 2021 Senior's Month activities with this free event open to all Katherine's senior citizens. Presented by Katherine Town Council in collaboration with Department of Territory Families, Housing and Communities, and Katherine Senior Citizens Association. Wednesday, August 4. 10am. Katherine Museum. Contact Jherry Matahelumual at council for details on 8972 5500.
Connie B and Friends
For the diary
Constantina Bush, Australia's premier Indigenous showgirl, teams up again with David Spry and more amazing artists for a unique blend of Motown-style music and tongue-in-cheek comedy. Thursday, August 5. 6.30pm. $25 to $35. Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts & Culture Centre, Lot 3238 Stuart Highway, Katherine.
Katherine Cup Race Day
Mark the calendar
One of the most prestigious events on Katherine's social calendar, the day attracts over 3000 racegoers to the town for the weekend. Saturday, August 14. 11am. Katherine Turf Club, Jim Jackson Race Course, 11 Murray Street. $25.
Save the date
With the slogan "size does matter" here's a chance to put your fishing skills to the test and land the one that doesn't get away. The Mataranka/Roper River fishing comp had a $2000 first prize up for grabs in the event. It will be held from September 17-19.
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