The Summerland House Farm is a macadamia and avocado farm set in the hills of the Alstonville Plateau at 253 Wardell Road. This pretty setting is the venue for the Country Fair, an annual family fun day this Sunday, September 16, starting at 9am and going till 5pm. There's poetry with Ray Essery and Lyn Lockery, music by Jimmy Willing & the Real Gone Hick-Ups plus Luke Vassella, comedy by the Crackup Sisters, and dancing by the Lismore Square Dancers. There's farm tours (on the tractor!) and lots of stuff for the kids. Entry is $2/1. Cheap.
The Casino Truck Show is on this Saturday, September 15, at the Primex Grounds on East Street. The show starts with a parade through town from 11am and then at midday it's off to the grounds for kids' rides, live entertainment and barbecues. Entry is $10 with kids under 15 free. For more info check out www.casinobeefweek
"The end of the world as we know it" will be the theme of Peter Walkingourworld's spoken word narrative, as Weaving the Divine returns to Red Tent Yoga in Byron this Friday September 14. Dana Lee and Ioa Gaia embody the emergence of the divine feminine, and Rich Bell underpins with atmospheric guitar. So blast the past and allow the new to flow through you in this theatrical and original performance from 7pm. $15 gets you happy.
Reclaim the Night Rally and March organisers are running a visual image/art competition. The deadline is next Wednesday, September 19. (We got it wrong when we announced it earlier.) The winner of the competition will not only receive $150 but their image will appear on posters and t-shirts to promote Reclaim the Night. Entries can be delivered to the new Lismore Women's Resource Centre, 73 Magellan Street or emailed to linda.demilford
@norwacs.org.au. The rally is at the Centre's courtyard on Friday, October 26, at 6pm. For more info phone Linda on 0428 622 313, or Kerry on 6622 5551.