The Fire Tree: After the World Ends tour at The Laurieton Hotel from 8pm.
Hydra: Finnian’s Irish Tavern, 8.30pm, free.
It’s Friday I’m in Love: Tasty tunes to kickstart your weekend at Zebu Bar and Grill from 5pm. Drink specials including $4 Australian tap beer, $8 cocktails and $10 tasting plates.
Mum says Rock: Band from Taree. Port Macquarie Hotel from 8pm, free.
The Lyrical: Port Macquarie Panthers Paws Lounge, from 7.30pm, free.
Friday Madness: Bikini waitresses from 3.30pm, meat raffles, DJs playing party tunes from 9pm, cheeky window washers in the drive-through bottle shop from 3-5pm at the Port Macquarie Hotel, free
Andy & Besty’s Funhouse: Port City Bowling Club, from 7.30pm, free.
Kids Fun Bingo: Port Macquarie Panthers, 9.30am, $4.50 a ticket
Troppo Magic Show: Discover the world of magic with Troppo Bob at Port Macquarie Panthers, 10.30am, free.
Photographic Exhibit: Sunset Gallery, until January 6, 2/11 Murray Street, free.
Diversity Exhibit: Blue Poles Gallery & Cafe, 1086 Comboyne Road, Byabarra, until January 30
Young’s Family Carnival: Westport Park, 6.30 nightly until January 26
Glasshouse Gallery: Light Sensitive Material – Works from the Verghis Collection – photographic, light and digital media, until January 20, 2013. B is for Bird - contemporary art inspired by birds; 2012 Ranamok Glass Prize; both until February 3, 2013. Hours - Friday 10am until 5pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am until 4pm, free.
Party with DJ Sav: DownUnder Nite Club, free entry early.
Dallas Frasca: Laurieton United Services Club,
tickets $20, from 8pm
Wauchope Cup: Hastings Greyhound racing’s event of the year. From 7pm, $6 entry $4 concessions, kids under 16 free .
Aurora Jane: Finnian’s Irish Tavern, from 8.30pm, free.
Uniting Church Markets: Sherwood Road, Port Macquarie, 8am until 11am, free.
Wauchope Community Markets and Arts Bazaar: Uniting Church, Hastings Street, from 8am until 1pm, free.
Mums and Bubs market: St Paul’s High School on Ocean Drive, 8am until 12pm, free.
Blind Lemon: Laurieton Hotel, 8pm, free.
Young’s Family Carnival: Westport Park, 6.30pm nightly until January 26
Aurora Jane: Finnian’s Irish Tavern, 8.30pm, free.
Summer Showcase Exhibition: Hastings Valley Fine Arts Association, 200 original artworks displayed and for sale, Laurieton United Services Club, 10am-5pm, gold coin donation for entry.
The Roys: Port City Bowling Club, 7.30pm, free
Kendall Rodeo: Kendall Showgrounds from midday until 9pm on Sunday. Tickets cost $15 an adult, $5 for kids and $30 for a family of four.
Kendall Market: Also at the showgrounds between 8am and noon.
Young’s Family Carnival: Westport Park, 6.30pm nightly until January 26.
Geoff Jones: Tacking Point Tavern in the beer garden from 4pm until 7pm.
Port Macquarie Art Society Market Bazaar: Hamilton House, 198 Hastings River Drive, 8am until 1pm.