Love Lambton 150 Years Saturday, 9am to 1pm, Elder Street One Day Sale; birthday lunch at Lizotte's ft Diesel. Sunday, 10am to 4pm, Lambton Park: Five Senses Food Trucks, live entertainment, MG Car Club display, Junior Jaffers soccer club games; Kate Ceberano in the park; Living History Tour (pictured).
Float Your Boat Saturday, 5pm to 9.30pm, Warners Bay Foreshore live site.
Hunter Valley Wine and Food Festival Saturday and Sunday, various locations.
Handmade in the Hunter Markets Saturday, 9am to 3pm, Sobel Wines, Pokolbin.
Hunter Wine Country Markets Saturday, 9am to 3pm, De Bortoli Wines, Pokolbin.
Aussie Night Markets Saturday and Sunday, 4pm to 10pm, Maitland Showground.
Lake Macquarie Dobell Festival Go to lakemac.com.au/Events for details.
Hudsons Circus Saturday and Sunday, Richardson Park, Hamilton North.
Wicking Gardenbed Workshop Saturday and Sunday, 10am to noon and 1pm to 3pm, Toronto Community Centenary Hub, 97-99 The Boulevarde, Toronto.
Cooks Hill City Scout Group Book Fair Saturday and Sunday, 9am to 3pm, 16 Albert Street, Wickham.
Homegrown Markets Saturday, 9am to 2pm, The Station Newcastle.
Froth-On Fundraiser for Surfing the Spectrum Saturday, 3pm, Earp Distilling Co, Carrington.
Lake Macquarie City Farmers Market Saturday, 7am to 1pm, Speers Point Park.
Windale Anglican Church Bargain Day Saturday, 9am to 11am, Merrigum Street, Windale.
Clarence Town Lions Club Markets Saturday, 8am to noon, 40 Paperbark Drive, Clarence Town.
Newcastle & Hunter Vietnam Veteran Markets Sunday, 7am to 1pm, Wickham Park, Islington.
Tall Poppy Movie Premiere Sunday, 3pm to 6.30pm, Event Cinemas Kotara.
Whale Tales Sunday, 10am, 11am, noon, 1pm, Bar Beach.
Maitland Growers and Artisans Markets Sunday, 8am to noon, Regal Inn, Tenambit.
Adamstown Lions Markets Sunday, 7am to 1pm, cnr Brunker and Glebe roads, Adamstown.
Feast & Furious Sunday, 11am to 3pm, Morisset Showground.
Take 5 Art with AHN WELLS
The Sum of Us is a retrospective exhibition by artists Chris and Frances Fussell. Having first met at East Sydney Tech 1967, the artists have been painting and exhibiting together since. Frances paints still-life with colour and a strong sense of design and composition, drawing inspiration from artists such as Margaret Preston, Margaret Olley and some 17th century Dutch masters, while Chris paints the landscape in striking colour. Art Systems Wickham, 40 Annie Street, Wickham; Friday to Sunday, 11am to 4pm. Until July 11.
WordXimage is presenting Garry Shead's complete prints and some original drawings about Ern Malley, the famous poet who never was. Malley was the invention of two conservative poets in the 1940s determined to hoax the experimental poets published by Angry Penguins. They succeeded, but their creation Ern is now much more famous than either of the hoaxers. 445 High Street, Maitland; Saturday, June 26, 2pm to 4pm.
Inspired by the wonderful world of television, second-year graphic design and illustration students from the University of Newcastle are exhibiting their unique style of some favourite TV shows. Watt Space, corner King and Auckland streets, Newcastle.
This is the final weekend of COLLECT at The Lock Up where 40 per cent of all sales go towards the curatorial programming for 2022.
Apocalypse! architectural drawings by Micheal Chapman, Zoe Tweedale, Timothy Burke and Derren Lowe is on now at University Gallery, Callaghan Campus, until July 24. Pencil and tapestry has been transformed into imagined worlds and cataclysmic disasters to intrigue and fascinate the viewer.
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