With the slogan "size does matter" here's a chance to put your fishing skills to the test. The Mataranka/Roper River fishing comp has a $2000 first prize up for grabs in the event. From September 17-19.
Come and see the works of Katherine's master potter Danny Murphy. From Friday, August 20 at GYRACC. Entry is free.
Darwin River Festival
If you're looking for a live music fix, check out this festival at the Darwin River Tavern from 4pm on Saturday, September 18 through to 2pm on Sunday, September 19. Acts will include Nick Skitz, Kidd Kaos, Predator, Lady Lauryn and DJ Delicious. Check out ticketing through www.eventbrite.com.au/e/darwin-river-festival-tickets-156316878993.
The Kumbidgee Markets are held every fortnight so you can prepare to swing by and pick up locally-grown produce, or hand made and upcycled goods. Next one is this Sunday (September 19), from 9am to noon. 595 Gorge Road. Visit www.kumbidgee.com.
Experts on Everything
Dinner and a show
There's always one at every party, but at this show they have taken over. Rebecca and Jon Bode - the two self-proclaimed experts - turn musical theatre upside down and opera is covered in comedy. Come prepared for an evening of fun and frivolity - you may even be asked to take part. September 24 and 25. 7pm. Oaks Darwin Elan Hotel. $89. Tickets available at www.eventbrite.com.au/e/experts-on-everything-tickets-155564622975.
Family Fun Day
The Katherine Museum will host a Family Fun Day with plenty to see and do for the young ones. As well as face painting, circus fun and a petting zoo, there will be messy play activities, arts and crafts, a book giveaway and free barbecue. Monday, September 27. 10am to 1pm.
There will be a headstone dedication service for an Aboriginal war hero at the end of the month. Corporal Frederick Prentice was born in Powell Creek, NT in 1894 and served in World War I. He passed away in 1957, buried and forgotten in an unmarked grave in Katherine. For more information about the dedication, contact Jherry on (08) 8972 5500 email@example.com. September 29. 3pm. Katherine Memorial Cemetery.
If you're looking for a school activity with a green twist, why not try creating and decorating your own pot plant? To be held at the Girl Guides hut in Stuttered Street, the event is open to children of all ages with no bookings required. Friday, October 1. 10am to noon.
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