What's on in the Eurobodalla Shire

Check out what's happening in our Shire

Benji and the Saltwater Sound System

Tilba Valley Winery and Ale House

Saturday, December 4:

Since their recent formation Benji and the Saltwater Sound System have matured quickly after being exposed to audiences at a snowballing number of live shows and high profile festivals slots.

Benji and the SSS fuse pacific flavours with the raw sounds of the Australian East Coast. Add to this beautifully poignant lyrics and skillfully blurred genres and you have a sonic snapshot of the current South Coast NSW coastal lifestyle.

The artists in Benji and the Saltwater Sound System have had the honour of playing at acclaimed festivals including; Woodford, the National Folk Festival, Mitchell Creek Rock N' Blues, the Dreaming Festival, Granite Town, Peak Festival, Palm Creek, Sydney Blues Festival, and Illawarra Folk Festival just to name a few.

Support Act: George Bishop

Time: 5pm start

Tickets: $25

Purchase tickets, CLICK HERE.

Young musicians' final concert for scholarship


Sunday, December 5: The annual St Cecilia Youth Music Scholarship will hold its final concert at St Bernards Church in Batehaven next month. The committee, which has held the scholarships for 26 years, received 34 applications from young musicians aged between 10 and 18 years of age.

From that group, the committee has chosen 12 finalists to play across two sections (classical and contemporary) at the concert. The scholarships are more than $5000. The concert will be held at 3pm. Tickets are $10 at the door; under 19s are free. Final awards will be announced at the concert.

Moruya's Darcy Coppin is a finalist for this year's St Cecilia Scholarship.

Moruya's Darcy Coppin is a finalist for this year's St Cecilia Scholarship.

List of finalists

  • Darcy Coppin (Moruya), singing
  • O'Shea Clohesy (Broulee), piano
  • Amelie Ziino (Merimbula), violin
  • Chantelle Bennett (Tathra), violin
  • Alyssa Gould (Bega), violin
  • Damia O'Loughlin (Broulee), clarinet
  • Maxine Wilson (Surf Beach), piano
  • Kaitlyn Lenihan (Kianga), singing
  • Josh Vanzetti (Long Beach), piano
  • Sam Peate (Tuross Head), guitar and singing
  • Kalani Scognamiglio (Catalina), recorder

Literary Event with Inga Simpson


Friday, November 26: Come along to the launch of Inga Simpson's new book, The Last Woman in the World. From 11.30am to 2pm at Mogendoura Farm, 189 Hawdons Road, Mogendoura, Moruya. Cost of $20 includes finger food, wine/bubbles, tea and coffee. Bookings essential at Moruya Books - 4474 2242.

It's night, and the walls of Rachel's home creak as they settle into the cover of darkness. Fear has led her to a reclusive life on the land, her only occasional contact with her sister. A hammering on the door. There stands a mother, Hannah, with a sick baby. They are running for their lives from a mysterious death sweeping the Australian countryside. Now Rachel must face her worst fears: should she take up the fight to help these strangers survive in a society she has rejected for so long?

Inga grew up in central west NSW, and has lived in Canberra, Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast hinterland. She now lives on the far south coast of NSW. Inga's books include Mr Wigg, Where the Trees Were, Nest, and Understory.

The Men's Table Entree

Bodalla Arms Hotel

Wednesday, December 8: An introduction to the Men's Table through stories and dialogue over dinner. For all local men - all ages, backgrounds, orientations, interests. From 6.30pm to 9pm in a private room at the Bodalla Arms Hotel. Register online www.themenstable.org/start

The Men's Table is a safe place to share and be heard in a confidential and non-judgemental environment. Men learn to listen, talk, share openly and how to serve other men, modelling healthy versions of masculinity.

There's never been a better time to belong in a community - the Men's Table enables adult men to meet on a monthly basis with the same group of men to share a meal and talk openly about their feelings, and the highs and lows that are impacting their lives and well-being.

Saturday Creative Sessions


Second Saturday of every month until December, 2021: Local artists have teamed up with the Bas to share their skills with the community at hands-on creative workshops.

November 27: Upcycling books with steampunk with Carmel Cox

December 11: Botanical eco dyeing with Sue Barford

Saturday Sessions are $120 to cover costs and are being run as a trial until December. To book, visit the Bas website. For more information phone Ms Carmichael on 4474 1061.

Marine Rescue Bermagui Open Day

Sunday, December 5: From 11am to 3pm at Bermagui Fishermen's Wharf & the Bermagui Country Club. Everyone is invited to tour the Marine Rescue radio room and rescue boat. Gold coin donation. Sausage sizzle at the harbour, music at the country club and loads of seafaring activities and information. All proceeds supporting Marine Rescue Bermagui.

Light Years

The BAS, Moruya

Saturday, November 6 - Sunday, December 5: The Bas will reopen with Light Years, an exhibition that examines the important position of photography in Australian contemporary art.

This exhibition assembles 12 of Australia's leading contemporary photographers who have each made significant contributions to the direction of global photo-media.

Club Narooma free live music

Sunday, November 21:

From 3pm: Chris McGrath

Sunday, November 28:

From 3pm: Callala's own Southern Impact

Bay Soldiers Club - Live in the Lounge

Friday & Saturday, November 19 - 20

From 7.30pm: Solo West

Friday & Saturday, November 26 - 27

From 7.30pm: Gedupndans

Sticking Together Exhibition 

Narooma, December 11 - 15

From the past two years of COVID-19 ups and downs, something special has emerged within a group of ladies who share a passion for making mosaic.

The Artful 9 is a group of Eurobodalla Shire ladies who are delighted to announce their latest exhibition - Sticking Together.

The exhibition is open for viewing from Saturday, December 11 to Wednesday, December 15. See thair amazing work on display at the SoArt Gallery, Princes Highway Narooma between 10am - 4pm. Entry is free!

This image is called In the Deep" by mosaic artist Jan Atkinson.

This image is called In the Deep" by mosaic artist Jan Atkinson.

The Man Walk

Batemans Bay

The Man Walk is launching in Batemans Bay in the coming months, and the team is on the hunt for some good men to lead the charge.

If you are interesting in knowing more about this walk head to their Facebook Group with the following link.

If you are interesting in being a Manbassador for Batemans Bay send President Mark Burns an email at president@themanwalk.com.au.

Broulee Art On The Path is on in Sunday, December 12.

Broulee Art On The Path is on in Sunday, December 12.

Art on the Path


Sunday, December 12: Coronation Drive (opposite the post office and store), Broulee. Art on the Path is a sustainable market where local artists and makers showcase their products, many of which have been upcycled from discarded objects.

Stalls include hand-crafted wares, art, clothes, apparel, jewellery, candles, treasures, coffee and more, as well as community groups sharing information about how they make a difference and how you can too.

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