Book your tickets or enjoy a free event

Agent 77

What: An energetic three-piece cover band from the Gold Coast with a diverse repertoire of songs and emphasis on vocal harmonies. From '50s and '60s rock to contemporary classics, reggae and country and everything in between, Agent 777 cover every style of music from every decade.

Where: The Hoey Moey.

When: Sunday, October 15 from 4pm.

Midnight Oil

What: Don't miss Midnight Oil's first tour in 15 years as they make their way to Coffs Harbour with special guests Jebediah and Jack River. A free shuttle bus will pick up from the racecourse, run to the city centre and proceed to the stadium continuously throughout the concert.

Where: Hockey Fields, Phil Hawthorne Dr, Coffs Harbour.

When: Thursday, October 19 from 4.30pm to 10pm.

Cost: $99.90.

Visit goo.gl/DZ44A3

Peter Garrett, from Midnight OIl.
Peter Garrett, from Midnight OIl. STR

Gone fishing day

What: Bring the family for a great day out learning how to fish while having a fun day out with workshops, demonstrations and much more.

There will be free, fun-filled fishing activities including how-to-fish workshops, casting comps, loads of kids' activities, free goodie bags with bonus lures, fish cooking demo, fishing tips from experts, touch tanks, boating safety stand and more.

Where: Jetty foreshore park.

When: Sunday, October 15 from 9am to 3pm.

Learn how to fish or show of your skills at the Gone Fishing Day.
Learn how to fish or show of your skills at the Gone Fishing Day. Contributed

Kathryn Fenton exhibition

What: Coffs Coast artist, Kathryn Fenton is excited to present her new body of work in oils, representing all genres; figurative, landscape, seascape and still life.

Her works are expressionistic with a big emphasis on lively strokes and contrasting light and shadow

Where: Nexus Gallery, Old Butter Factory, Bellingen.

When: Saturday, October 15 at 3pm until Friday, November 10.

Giant Glenreagh garage sale

What: You'll never know what new and used goodies you might find at a town sized garage sale. It started with a post on Facebook about a garage sale and grew into a whole town joining in.

Where: Glenreagh.

When: Saturday, October 14 from 7.30am to 2pm.

Glenreagh garage sale, Chris Gooley and Pete Kaukiainen from Glenreagh..06 OCT 2017
Glenreagh garage sale, Chris Gooley and Pete Kaukiainen from Glenreagh..06 OCT 2017 Trevor Veale

Boating safety day

What: Spend time learning about boating safety with advice and demonstrations. The event will run alongside the Gone Fishing Day, with a range of free activities and advice for safe and responsible boating.

Where: Jetty Foreshore Park.

When: Sunday, October 15, 9am-3pm.

Rainbow fair

What: Mid Coast Communities is holding a Rainbow Fair to promote inclusion for LGBTIQ+ people in the community. There will be entertainment and workshops all day.

Where: Park Beach reserve.

When: Saturday, October 21, 11am-5pm.

Visit MNC Rainbow Fair on Facebook.

National junior Oztag championships

What: Players from NSW, ACT and QLD will merge to form 13 regions and compete in one of Australia's toughest Oztag tournaments, which started yesterday.

Where: C.ex International Stadium.

When: Today and tomorrow, 7.30am-8.30pm.

Action from the Australian Junior Oztag Championships played at C.ex Coffs International Stadium. 16 October 2016 Photo: Brad Greenshields/Coffs Coast Advocate APN
Action from the Australian Junior Oztag Championships played at C.ex Coffs International Stadium. 16 October 2016 Photo: Brad Greenshields/Coffs Coast Advocate APN Brad Greenshields

Paul Dempsey

What: One of Australia's most respected songwriters, Paul Dempsey, best known as the front man of iconic Australian band, Something for Kate, is coming to Coffs Harbour.

Dempsey will perform tracks from his latest album and songs from throughout his career, including favourites from the Something For Kate back catalogue.

Where: C.ex Coffs.

When: Friday, December 15, from 7.30-11pm.

Cost: $30 pre-sold and $40 on the door.

Visit cex.com.au

Paul Dempsey
Paul Dempsey Contributed

Troy Kinne live

What: Following recent sell out shows across Australia Troy Kinne comes to Coffs Harbour for one show only.

A comedic force to be reckoned with, Logie nominated and renowned on the stand-up comedy circuit, Troy has gained national and international attention as the star of his own sketch comedy show Kinne and his popular online viral videos.

Where: C.ex Coffs.

When: Saturday, November 4 from 7.30-10pm.

Cost: $34.

Comedian Troy Kinne.
Comedian Troy Kinne.

Tenori at Anchors Wharf

What: Don't miss four of Queensland's powerhouse singers, David Kidd, Andrew Pryor, Craig Atkinson and Jason Turnbull for a dynamic, uplifting and entertaining show.

Where: Anchors Wharf, Urunga.

When: Saturday, October 28 from 6pm and Sunday, October 29.

Cost: $110 per person for Saturday including show, three course dinner, sparkling on arrival, tea, coffee and cheese plate. Sunday show is $70.

Call 6655 5588.

Tenori at Anchors Wharf.
Tenori at Anchors Wharf. Contributed

Uproar after long-standing trees get chopped

Social media is in meltdown over the trees being chopped down.

Locals devastated after trees in heart of Woolgoolga chopped down.

Man arrested after attempting to steal delivery van

A man allegedly drove a stolen delivery van to a housing estate and began unloading the contents.

Man stole delivery van from outside a Coffs Harbour shopping centre.

Will you be eating out or enjoying music?

Present Company band at the Bluegrass and folk festival at Dorrigo.

Bellingen markets, shopping events and much more.

Local Partners

Save the date for a night of upbeat music

LISTEN in to the sounds of talented locals as they released their second album at a community celebration event.

Most impressive looking game I’ve seen

Forza Motorsport 7

Forza Motorsport 7 review: One of the year’s most impressive games

INXS slam 'unauthorised' Michael Hutchence documentary

Michael Hutchence.

Music producer disputes claim, says INXS has most to gain.

Lisa Wilkinson’s secret weapon

‘I’m better than OK,’ Wilkinson told reporters this morning in the wake of her shock exit, and move to Channel Ten.

Wilkinson and her agent decided staying with Today wasn’t worth it

Cooking confusion? Ask Donna Hay

Get in there ... ask Donna Hay what to do in the kitchen.

NEED some expert advice in the kitchen? Now’s your chance to get it

Karl and Lisa not worth the money

Karl Stefanovic

Is Karl Stefanovic overpaid? Is the pope a Catholic?

The Block’s big dummy spit: ‘This is dog s**t’

Tensions are at an all-time high on The Block.

Ronnie and Georgia earn perfect score for above-garage studio.