Meet surf great Parko: What's On Guide

It's another big weekend in Greater Port Macquarie with surfing world title contender Joel Parkinson meeting the people on Saturday, and the people walking for White Ribbon Day on Sunday morning to crusade against domestic violence.


Lunchtime Recital: Eleanor Pinkerton, singer songwriter launches her debut CD and accompanies herself on the guitar; 12.30pm, Ross Family Studio, Glasshouse, free

Jerry’s Girls: The Players Theatre, Corner Lord and Gordon streets, 8pm, adult $27, concession $23, child $18

Beth & Ben plus Dave Daley: Port Macquarie Hotel, Town Green, 9pm, free

Rockabilly Hillbillies: Paws Lounge, Panthers Port Macquarie, 7.30pm, free

Moonlight Drive: Finnian’s Irish Tavern, 8.30pm, free

Dazed: Port City Bowling Club, 8pm, free

Aperitif: Chilled acoustic sounds with DJ Ollie Brooke and guests, Zebu Bar + Grill, 5pm until 8pm, $8 cocktails, $4 domestic beer, $10 tasting plates

Stitches, Threads & Yarn: Peak inside our wardrobes of the past, Port Macquarie Historical Museum, 22 Clarence Street, Monday to Saturday, 9.30am until 4.30pm until November 30, adult $5, child $2, concession $3.50

Glasshouse Gallery: 2012 Ranamok Glass Prize until February 3, 2013. Shades of Blue until November 27. Survivor: Dadang Christanto, contemporary visual art, until December 2. Michael Riley: Selections from the Cloud Series, until December 9. Friday 10am until 5pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am until 4pm, free

Party with DJ Sav: DownUnder Nite Club, free entry early 


Aurora’s Wedding from Sleeping Beauty: Presented by Wauchope and Port Macquarie Performing Arts, Glasshouse, 2pm and 7pm, adult $25, child $19.50

DJ Kate Monroe: Zebu Bar + Grill, 7pm, free

Wauchope Short Film Festival: Wauchope Arts Hall, 7pm, adult $20, concession $15

Craft Expo: Port Macquarie Racecourse, 11am until 5pm, adult $5, child free

Meet world surfing title contender, Joel Parkinson, at Saltwater Wine surf shop in Port Central from midday; Parko and special guest surfer/model Ellie-jean Coffey will be present from 2pm signing autographs and posing for photos.

Mechanical Bull Members Party: Tacking Point Tavern, 4pm until 7pm, live music from 7pm, free 

Jerry’s Girls: The Players Theatre, Corner Lord and Gordon streets, 8pm, adult $27, concession $23, child $18

Viagra Falls: Finnian’s Irish Tavern, 8.30pm, free

Glen Mead: Paws Lounge, Port Macquarie Panthers, 7.30pm, free

Moonlight Drive: Port City Bowling Club, 7.30pm, free

Pseudo Disco: With DJ Ollie Brook, Zebu Bar + Grill, 8pm, cocktails $10

Hastings Farmers’ Markets: Wauchope Showground, 8am until noon


White Ribbon Day Coastal Walk: 8.30am from Tacking Point Surf Life Saving Club - 9km, 9am from Flynns Beach - 3km, pre-registration required, free 

Hastings Country Music Association Fundraising Concert: To aid Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service, Wauchope RSL Club, 1pm until 4.30pm, adult $5, child free

Craft Expo: Port Macquarie Racecourse, 9.30am until 3pm, adult $5, child free

Jazz Cruise with Ken McArthur: Port Venture, Town Wharf, 2.30pm until 5pm,$20

Vocal Lounge: Choirs from St Columba Anglican School, Chapel, 4pm, gold coin donation

Jerry’s Girls: Final show - The Players Theatre, Corner Lord and Gordon streets, 2pm, adult $27, concession $23, child $18

Playing for Change: Scampis Seafood Bar & Grill, 1pm until 3pm, free

Richard Crook: Riverside Jazz, The Westport Club, 2pm until 5pm, free

Port Macquarie Art Society Market Bazaar: Hamilton House, 198 Hastings River Drive, 8am- 1pm

Port Macquarie Sunday markets: Westport High School, 8am-1pm

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