31 October 2011

Rhapsody of the Seas Arrival


What: Rhapsody of the Seas Arrival
Where: Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay
When: Arrives: 6.30am Thur 3rd Nov Departs: 10.00pm Thur 3rd Nov
Cost: FREE
Info: Maiden Voyage: 19 May 1997, Guest Capacity: 2,435, Gross Tonnage: 78,491 tons, Length: 279 m (915 ft), Beam: 32.2 m (105.6 ft), Draft: 7.6 m (25 ft), Cruising Speed: 22 knots (25.3 mph/40.7 kmph)
Link: http://www.royalcaribbean.com.au/findacruise/ships/class/ship/home.do?shipCode=RH&wuc=AUS

28 October 2011

Mind Body Spirit Festival


What: Mind Body Spirit Festival
Where: sydney convention and exhibition center
When: 10am - 7pm  3rd to 6th Nov
Cost: $18
Info: exciting new experiences, ideas and products for your health, physical and mental wellbeing. Try yoga, find the latest herbal supplements, have a psychic reading, receive a massage or foot detox.
Link: http://www.mbsfestival.com.au

26 October 2011

Meet Sydney FC players


What: Meet Sydney FC players
Where: Level 1 (Urban Level), Westfield Pitt Street Mall
When: Players will be attending from 6-7.30pm Thursday 27th October
Cost: FREE
Info: competitions, FREE chocolate samples and make up tips as well as an opportunity to meet Sydney FC players and be involved in a mini football clinic. Join Captain Terry McFlynn, Karol Kisel, Juho Makela and Joel Chianese tomorrow and enjoy a night out shopping with the Sydney FC stars!
Link: http://www.footballaustralia.com.au/sydneyfc/home


Kidspot Baby & Kids Market

What: Kidspot Baby & Kids Market
Where: Rosehill Racecourse,
When: 9am - 1pm,  30th October
Cost: $5
Info: This special baby & Kids Market will be ultra fun - with free kids entertainment, yummy food, competitions, prizes and giveaways from BIG brands, as well as the preloved bargains you know and love!
Link: http://www.kidspot.com.au/thingstodo/nsw-sydney/event-11133.htm#

Seven Bridges Walk

What: Seven Bridges Walk
Where: Various Locations, Sydney
When: All Day Sun 30th Oct
Cost: FREE Fundraiser
Info: http://www.7bridgeswalk.com.au/

Harbourside fireworks


What: Harbourside fireworks
Where: Cockle Bay, Darling Harbour,
When: Evening 29th October
Cost: FREE
Info: Fireworks light the sky's in Darling Harbour for another great free event in Sydney.
Link: http://www.darlingharbour.com/sydney-Things_To_Do-Harbourside_fireworks.htm


Dragons Abreast Festival!

What: Dragons Abreast Festival!
Where: Cockle Bay, Darling Harbour
When: 30th Oct
Cost: FREE
Info: http://www.dragonsabreastfestival.com.au/

25 October 2011

Sydney Adventure Travel and Backpackers Expo


What: Sydney Adventure Travel and Backpackers Expo
Where: Sydney Town Hall
When: 12noon - 6pm, 29-30 October
Cost: FREE
Info: 150+ exhibitors from Australia and around the world, daily.
Find out...where to go...what to do...where to stay...where the jobs are...and more.
Link: http://www.myadventureexpo.com/


The Australian Beer Festival


What: The Australian Beer Festival
Where: The Australian Hotel, The Rocks,
When: 12.00 PM - 05.00 PM Sat 29th to Sun 30th Oct
Cost: FREE
Info: The Australian Beer Festival now enters its seventh year of operation and is still regarded as one of the most popular Beer Festivals on the Australian beer calendar. It’s not just a weekend for beer enthusiasts, but rather the beer curious. For those who might be too intimidated to take the plunge into the exciting world of Aussie boutique beers
Liink: http://www.australianheritagehotel.com/

Sydney Food & Wine Fair

What: Sydney Food & Wine Fair
Where: Hyde Park North,
When: 11.30am to 5pm 29th Oct
Cost:  FREE, food and wine requires purchase
Info: Sydney’s finest restaurants, coolest bars, most distinguished wineries and savviest merchants will again turn it all on to raise funds for the AIDS Trust of Australia. Indeed, from the hearts of Sydney’s food industry 21 years ago has grown an expression of giving large enough to fill Hyde Park North.
Link: http://www.aidstrust.com.au/foodandwinefair.html
What: Fireworks Darling Harbour
Where: Cockle Bay Darling Harbour
When: 8.30pm Sat  29th Oct
Cost: FREE
Info: Spend an evening at Harbourside feasting on succulent seafood, hearty steaks or Asian fusion as fireworks light up the sky
Link:  http://www.darlingharbour.com/sydney-Things_To_Do-Harbourside_fireworks.htm

24 October 2011

Sculpture by the Sea,

What: Sculpture by the Sea,
Where: Bondi to Bronte Walk
When: 27th Oct to 13th Nov
Cost: FREE
Info: http://sculpturebythesea.com

Rhapsody of the Seas Arrival


What: Rhapsody of the Seas Arrival
Where: Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay
When: Arrives: 6.30am Thur 27th Oct Departs: 6.30pm Thur 27th Oct
Cost: FREE
Info: Maiden Voyage: 19 May 1997, Guest Capacity: 2,435, Gross Tonnage: 78,491 tons, Length: 279 m (915 ft), Beam: 32.2 m (105.6 ft), Draft: 7.6 m (25 ft), Cruising Speed: 22 knots (25.3 mph/40.7 kmph)
Link: http://www.royalcaribbean.com.au/findacruise/ships/class/ship/home.do?shipCode=RH&wuc=AUS


National Bandanna Day

What: National Bandanna Day
Where: Australia Wide
When: Fri 28th Oct
Cost: Fundraiser
Info: This year's National Bandanna Day is set to be one of the biggest ever and there are heaps of ways for you to get involved and help young people living with cancer.
Link: http://bandannaday.com.au/

19 October 2011

Harbourside fireworks


What: Harbourside fireworks
Where: Cockle Bay, Darling Harbour,
When: Evening 23rd October
Cost: FREE
Info: Fireworks light the sky's in Darling Harbour for another great free event in Sydney.
Link: http://www.darlingharbour.com/sydney-Things_To_Do-Harbourside_fireworks.htm


18 October 2011

Australia's Got Talent Open Auditions


What: Australia's Got Talent Open Auditions
Where: SOUTHEE COMPLEX, SYDNEY SHOWGROUND, Cnr Grand Parade and Showground Road, Sydney Olympic Park
When: 22nd and 23rd October
Cost: FREE
Info: To qualify for Australia's Got Talent you must be either an Australian citizen or have permanent residency in Australia. Proof may be required. You can attend any of our Open Auditions. Just complete the attached questionnaire and bring it along with you.
Link: http://www.fmashows.com/agt/agt_nsw.html

Loud Shirt Day


What: Loud Shirt Day
Where: Australia Wide
When: Friday 21st October
Cost: Fundraiser
Info: Wear your favourite (or least favourite) brightly coloured shirt or outfit and ask your friends to sponsor you. Or raise even more by hosting your own Loud Shirt Day fundraiser!
Link: http://www.loudshirtday.com.au/

17 October 2011

Big Cake Bake


What: Big Cake Bake
Where: Australia Wide
When: All of October
Cost: Fundraiser
Info: Big Cake Bake is a fun, new fundraising inititaive inviting generous people just like you to support Red Cross and the tremendous work it carries out each day by helping people in need, including some of the most vulnerable families across Australia and overseas.
Link: http://www.bigcakebake.org.au

Grand Design Live


What: Grand Design Live
Where: sydney convention and exhibition center
When: 21st to 23rd Oct
Cost: Ticket Purchase
Info: Grand Designs Australia Live is an all new style of home show, pack filled with bright ideas.  Based on the popular UK TV show, presented by Kevin McCloud and the all new Australian series presented by Peter Maddison, the event focuses on the best of architecture and design for the home.
Link: http://www.granddesignslive.com.au/

16 October 2011

Vinnies CEO Sleepout


What: Vinnies CEO Sleepout
Where: Customs House Library, Circular Quay,
When: 12.30pm – 1.30pm Thursday 20 October
Cost: FREE
Info: Join us in Anti-Poverty week when guest speakers from the St Vincent de Paul Society talk about the Vinnies CEO Sleepout and issues around homelessness. Dr Andy Marks, Senior Researcher and Julie McDonald, Manager Community and Corporate Relations, will discuss the impact of homelessness, notions of identity and social connectedness.
Link: http://whatson.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/events/11582-sleepout-homelessness-the-ceo-sleepout

14 October 2011

Sydney Opera House Open Day


What: Sydney Opera House Open Day
Where: Sydney Opera House, Circular quay,
When: 10AM - 4PM Sunday 16th October
Cost: FREE
Info: Sydney Opera House is opening its sails again - inviting you and your family to discover the magic that lives inside this magnificent building
Link: www.sydneyoperahouse.com/OpenDay


Japan Matsuri Festival


What: Japan Matsuri Festival
Where: Palm Grove, Darling Harbour
When: Saturday 15th October
Cost: FREE
Info: The Matsuri festival is a Japanese cultural event promoting cultural exchange amongst Australian and Japanese communities.
Link: http://japanmatsuri.jams.tv/


12 October 2011

Teddy Bears' Picnic

What: Teddy Bears' Picnic
Where: Rosehill Gardens,
When: 10.30am to 4pm Sunday 16th Oct
Cost: $20
Info: Get your teddy ready for a beary special Teddy Bears' Picnic
Link: www.teddybearspicnic.com.au

Macau Festival


What: Macau Festival
Where: Tumbalong Park, Darling Harbour
When: Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th October
Cost: FREE
Info: Macau Festival in Darling Harbour. Organised by the Macau Government Tourist Office (Australia and New Zealand), the event will feature a stage program of contemporary and traditional Portuguese dance, Lion dancing, song and music throughout the two days.
Link: http://www.darlingharbour.com/sydney-Things_To_Do-Calendar-Macau_Festival_2011.htm

Radiance of the Seas Arrival


What: Radiance of the Seas Arrival
Where: Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay
When: Arrives: 7am 15th Oct Departs: 6.30pm 15th Oct
Cost: FREE
Info: Maiden Voyage: 10 March 2001, Guest Capacity: 2,501, Gross Tonnage: 90,090 tons, Length: 293 m (962 ft), Beam: 32.2 m (105.6 ft), Draft: 8.2 m (26.7 ft), Cruising Speed: 25 knots (28.8 mph/46.3 kmph)
Link: http://www.royalcaribbean.com.au/findacruise/ships/class/ship/home.do?br=R&shipClassCode=RD&shipCode=RD&shipName=Radiance+Of+The+Seas++++++++++

Spring Bridal Expo


What: Spring Bridal Expo
Where: Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre
When: 16th and 17th July
Cost: $25
Info: The annual Australian Bridal Service Spring Spectacular, featuring the best of Sydney's bridal retailers takes the planning of your wedding to a whole new level.  With over 200 accredited retailers featuring at this event this is a weekend not to be missed!
Link: http://www.springbridalexpo.com.au

Spring Cycle

What: Spring Cycle
Where: Various City Locations starting from North Sydney
When: 16th Oct
Cost: Fundraiser
Info: NEW for 2011!  We are very excited about this year's new ride option, the City Ride. This shorter option at 16km, is the ideal introduction to the event for families, occasional riders and those new to bike riding. Featuring many of the star attractions of the Classic Ride, the City Ride also starts in North Sydney, crosses the Harbour Bridge and takes in iconic City landmarks. The City Ride crosses the finish line at Pirrama Park in Pyrmont.
Link: http://www.bicyclensw.org.au/content/springcycle

Fashion Catwalk Australia's Next Top Model 2011


What: Fashion Catwalk Australia's Next Top Model 2011
Where: Top Level, Ryde Shopping Centre
When: 1pm Saturday 15th October
Cost: FREE
Info: Meet Model mentor Josh Flinn and contestants from Australia's Next top Model.
Link: http://www.fox8.tv/shows/australias-next-top-model/

11 October 2011

Shannon Noll Live at Sunrise


What: Shannon Noll Live at Sunrise
Where: Sunrise Studio, Channel seven, Martin Place
When: 7.30am Friday 14th October
Cost: FREE
Info: Sunrise has always been committed to live music from the biggest local and international acts - and today we are launching our biggest music line-up ever!
Link: http://www.shannonnoll.com.au/


10 October 2011

Natalie Bassingthwaighte Live at Sunrise


What: Natalie Bassingthwaighte Live at Sunrise
Where: Sunrise Studio, Channel seven, Martin Place
When: 7.30am Thursday 13th October
Cost: FREE
Info: Sunrise has always been committed to live music from the biggest local and international acts - and today we are launching our biggest music line-up ever!
Link: http://www.nataliebassingthwaighte.com/




Red Carpet premiere of "The Cup"


What: Red Carpet premiere of "The Cup"
Where: Event Cinemas, George Street,
When: Tuesday, Octobber 11
Cost: FREE
Info: Cast and crew Stephen Curry, Daniel MacPhersonn, Jodi Gordon, Simon Wincer, Tom Burlinson, Martin Sacks, Alice Parkinson, Bobby Fox, Lewi s Fitz-Geraldd, Kate Bell, Rodger Corser,
Link: http://www.cupmovie.com.au/

Crave Sydney International Food Festival, Night Noodle Market,


What: Crave Sydney International Food Festival, Night Noodle Market,
Where:  Hyde Park North,
When:5 - 9pm weeknights Monday October 10 to October 14th
Cost: FREE Entry, Food Purchase,
Info: Join the feast this month at hundreds of extraordinary food events across Sydney and regional NSW.
From the ever-popular Night Noodle Markets (from Monday October 10 in Hyde Park North) to much-loved restaurant offers such as Let's Do Lunch, Hats Off dinners and late-night Sugar Hit desserts with matching wine, the Food Festival has something for everyone.
The brand-new Breakfast on Bondi has launched! Join thousands of Sydneysiders and visitors on Sunday October 23 to greet the sunrise by Sydney's most famous beach
Link: http://www.cravesydney.com/

09 October 2011

Chris Isaak Live at Sunrise


What: Chris Isaak Live at Sunrise
Where: Sunrise Studio, Channel seven, Martin Place
When: 7.30am Wednesday 12th October
Cost: FREE
Info: Sunrise has always been committed to live music from the biggest local and international acts - and today we are launching our biggest music line-up ever!
Link: http://www.chrisisaak.com


08 October 2011

Ride to Work Day

What: Ride to Work Day
Where: Australia Wide
When: Wed 12th Oct
Cost: Fundraiser
Info: The Ride to Work Program is designed to get people started and keep them riding to work. The Program is run by the Bicycle Network in conjunction with state and territory cycling organisations across Australia.
Link: http://ride2work.com.au/

07 October 2011

Anthony Callea Live at Sunrise


What: Anthony Callea Live at Sunrise
Where: Sunrise Studio, Channel seven, Martin Place
When: 7.30am Monday 10th October
Cost: FREE
Info: Sunrise has always been committed to live music from the biggest local and international acts - and today we are launching our biggest music line-up ever!
Link: http://www.anthonycallea.com/


06 October 2011

Malaysia Fest


What: Malaysia Fest
Where: Tumbalong Park, Darling Harbour
When: 10.00 AM - 06.00 PM Sunday 09 October
Cost: FREE
Info: This year’s theme, ‘A Taste of Cultural Heaven’, says it all. Malaysia Fest, fondly known as MFest, seeks to promote Malaysia’s cultural diversity through amazing cuisines and cultural performances.
Link: http://www.malaysiafest.com.au

World Homeless Day

What: World Homeless Day
Where: Australia Wide
When 10th Oct
Cost: Fundraiser
Info: The purpose of World Homeless Day is to draw attention to homeless people’s needs locally and provide opportunities for the community to get involved in responding to homelessness,
Link: http://www.worldhomelessday.org/

05 October 2011

Sneaky Sound System Live at Sunrise


What: Sneaky Sound System Live at Sunrise
Where: Sunrise Studio, Channel seven, Martin Place
When: 7.30am Friday 7th October
Cost: FREE
Info: Sunrise has always been committed to live music from the biggest local and international acts - and today we are launching our biggest music line-up ever!
Link: http://www.sneakysoundsystem.com/


04 October 2011

Vanessa Amorosi Live at Sunrise


What: Vanessa Amorosi Live at Sunrise
Where: Sunrise Studio, Channel seven, Martin Place
When: 7.30am Thursday 6th October
Cost: FREE
Info: Sunrise has always been committed to live music from the biggest local and international acts - and today we are launching our biggest music line-up ever!
Link: http://www.vanessaamorosi.com/



Jeans for Genes Day

What: Jeans for Genes Day
When: all day Fri 7th Oct
Where: Australia Wide
Cost: Fundraiser
Info: Jeans for Genes Day is our annual fundraising event and takes place on Friday 7th October 2011. Ask your colleagues at work or the children at school to wear their jeans for the Day and make a donation.
Link: http://www.jeansforgenesday.com

Anna Faris walks the Red Carpet for Whats Your Number


What: Anna Faris walks the Red Carpet for Whats Your Number
Where: Event Cinemas, George Street,
When: 7pm Friday 7th October
Cost: FREE, Movie $20
Info: Anna Faris in person walks the red carpet for Premier of Whats Your Number.
Link: http://www.eventcinemas.com.au/



03 October 2011

Simple Plan Live at Sunrise


What: Simple Plan Live at Sunrise
Where: Sunrise Studio, Channel seven, Martin Place
When: 7.30am Wednesday 5th October
Cost: FREE
Info: Sunrise has always been committed to live music from the biggest local and international acts - and today we are launching our biggest music line-up ever!
Link: http://www.simpleplan.com/au/


Cody Simpson Live at Sunrise


What: Cody Simpson Live at Sunrise
Where: Sunrise Studio, Channel seven, Martin Place
When: 7.30am Tuesday, 4th October
Cost: FREE
Info: Australia's answer to Justin Bieber is a blond-haired, blue-eyed teenager with a remarkable voice and he's headed for the Sunrise studio
Link: http://au.tv.yahoo.com/sunrise/entertainment/article/-/10343485/


MasterChef Live

What: MasterChef Live
Where: Hordern Pavilion, Moore Park Precinct, near Entertainment Quarter,
When: 7th to 10th Oct
Cost: Ticket Purchase
Info: Here’s a little taster of the line up over the three days, and more to be announced!
Gary Mehigan, George Calombaris, Kylie Kwong, Peter Gilmore, Adriano Zumbo, Colin Fassnidge, Alessandro Pavoni, Peter Kuruvita, Vincent Gadan, Jacques Reymond, Alvin Qua, Courtney Roulston plus many more.
Link: http://www.mastercheflive.com.au/

02 October 2011

Chalk Urban Art Festival


What: Chalk Urban Art Festival
Where: Church Street, Parramatta,
When: 6th to 9th Oct
Cost: FREE
Info: You can expect a smorgasboard of ideas from our competing artists in 2011. There will also be plenty of opportunities for YOU to Take Part in Art!
Link: http://www.chalkurbanart.com/sydney/index.html

The Sydney Vintage Clothing, Jewellery and Textiles Show

What: The Sydney Vintage Clothing, Jewellery and Textiles Show
Where: Canterbury Racecourse, King Street Canterbury,
When: Fri 14th Oct 5.30pm - 9pm - Sat 15th Oct 10.00am - 5.00pm - Sun 16th Oct 10.00am - 4.00pm
Cost: $14
Info: There will be many exhibitors selling clothing, jewellery, accessories, linen, lace and collectables.  The show will also feature a presentation of vintage fashions, lectures by Guest Speakers, Swing Dancers, Demonstration of Vintage Makeup and Hairstyle Techniques and other fabulous entertainment
Link: http://www.lovevintage.com.au

01 October 2011

The Australian Bus + Coach Show

What: The Australian Bus + Coach Show
Where: Rosehill Gardens,
When:  5th & 6th October
Cost: FREE
Info:  The number one showcase event for bus and coach products and services, it is held every two years in conjunction with the BusNSW Conference.
Link: http://www.busshow.com.au/

Kelly Clarkson Live in The Plazza for Sunrise Ch7


What: Kelly Clarkson Live in The Plazza for Sunrise Ch7
Where: The Plazza, Martin Place,
When: 7.30am Monday 3rd October
Cost: FREE
Info: Kelly is set to perform three songs for the crowd, including her new single Mr Know It All. The winner of Fox TV's first American Idol competition during the summer of 2002, Kelly Clarkson went from an anonymous talent to a nationally known singer in a matter of months,
Link: http://au.tv.yahoo.com/sunrise/factsheets/article/-/10369147/kelly-clarkson-live-on-the-plaza-monday-3-october/