What's happening in the Bega Valley

Art exhibition and sale

7-17 December 10am-4pm

Merimbula and District Arts Group is holding its summer art exhibition and sale at Twyford Hall, Merimbula 7-17 December and is open daily from 10am-4pm. There will be a huge selection of original artworks and cards, beautiful woodwork and crafts of all description. Certainly great ideas for your Christmas gifts. Come along to the hall in Market Street (free entry) and support local artists.

Day View Club lunch

Friday, December 10

Merimbula Day View Club will celebrate Christmas with a lunch on December 10 at Merimbula RSL Club. Please be at the club at 11.30am for a 12 noon lunch wearing your Christmas finery. Jan Fox will take bookings/cancellations on 64950744. Next meeting is February 11.

Down South Jazz Club

Thursday, December 16

Down South Jazz Club presents the Dorian Mode Organ Trio featuring Dorian Mode on organ/vocals, Lachlan Coventry on guitar and Toby Hall on drums at Club Sapphire. Dorian is a multi award-winning jazz musician/author who presents his gigs with one foot on the bass pedals and one foot deep in cultural satire. Cost $15 members, $25 visitors, music starts 7.30pm. Bookings via email to bookings@downsouthjazzclub.org.au or phone Aileen Walsh on 02 6495 9853.

Village Vibes, Pambula

Thursday, December 16, 5pm

Brought to you by Pambula Rotary and Pambula Business Chamber Pambula Village Vibes Community Christmas event returns. It's a chance for our community to toast our resilience once more, and kick the Christmas season off to a great start by getting together and supporting our local businesses. Starting from 5pm, Village Vibes offers family fun, music, late-night shopping, street food, Santa at 6pm and face painting and roaming street characters.

Circus Workshops, Oaklands

January 5-12

Zero Central Mobile Aerial Circus School is running a series of workshops at Oaklands Event Centre, Pambula The workshops will be teaching aerial silks and hoops, to young people aged 7 - 17 and adults. Participants learn to invert, balance, climb, spin and twizzle on the various aerial apparatus, building physical and emotional stamina, trust and confidence. Book at zerocentralcircus.com.au

Arty Farty Summer Camp

January 10 -14, 9am to 3pm.

Funhouse Studio in Bega will be running their first summer school holiday program dubbed Arty Farty. The program will be run from 9am to 3pm at the Funhouse Studio in Bega and will assist current artists or those wishing to improve their artistic skills with the help of Funhouse staff. Register at funhouse.org.au/arty-farty-summer-day-camp.