The Christmas Cup, a fundraiser for the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service, is on December 22 at the Lismore Turf Club.
100 per cent of entry gate profits will be donated to the Westpac Rescue Helicopter.
The helicopter service will also run raffles, auctions, BBQ and more.
For more information or hospitality packages, go to lismoreturfclub.com.au/christmas-cup.
There is much to be merry about in Lismore this Christmas season with a month's worth of fun activities planned.
This popular event is back from December 1-23 at 13 Woodlark Street, Lismore.
Saturday, December 16 and 23 from 10am - 3pm in the Lismore CBD. Enjoy music, festive fun and community activities, shopping, dining and entertainment around the Block.
Very Merry Markets
Thursday, December 21, from 3pm - 7.30pm at the Lismore Quad.
Festive gifts, music, food and activities brought together by Lismore Regional Gallery, The Quad, Lismore Library, Rekindling the Spirit, Northern Rivers Healing Hub and Lismore Produce Market, with support from Lismore City Council.
Lismore Elf Hunt and Christmas Competitions
December 1-23 in the Lismore CBD. Find cheeky elves hiding in shop windows to claim your prize, and enter to win Loving Local Gift Cards.
Tropical Fruits New Years Eve Festival is back!
The festival will run from December 27 to January 4.
"This year's theme pays homage to the beauty and enchantment of this great land, while celebrating the connection between the Australian bush and the 'magikal forces' that have shaped the landscapes of ourselves and each other as LGBTQ+ people," organisers say.
Bush Magik is a return to grassroots and rhizomes, a festival for up to 2000 people, consisting of three dance parties across the Camp Party on Dec 30, the NYE party on Dec 31, and the Recovery party on January 1.
The renowned Cabaret is on New Year's Eve the crooked 'Next Day Cabaret' on New Year's Day as well as an arts and cultural program with panels, workshops and activities happening throughout.
Camping is available from December 27th-January 4 for up to 1000 people.
Book Tickets here.
If you are a Lismore business and want to get involved, find out how here.
Marty Baptist's Tomorrow Never Knows Exhibition is showing until December 16 at Lismore Regional Gallery Pop-Up Space, 46 Magellan Street.
Marty's thought-provoking exhibition kicks against the predictability of a mundane existence.
"That way of life or lifestyle just bores me to death," says Baptist.
Around the traps
LISMORE CITY BOWLING CLUB
Want to see some great local music on a lazy Sunday afternoon? Get down to the Lismore City Bowlo for their Sunday sessions.
Doors open at 12, food van on site, U-18s welcome, ATM, good company.
Tuesdays - Open mic is every first and third Tuesday from 6.30pm.
November 24 - Daniel Muggelton, from 7pm.
Wednesdays - Trivia night is on Wednesdays from 7pm.
Christmas - It's hard to believe but Christmas is already just around the corner!
Have you planned your holiday party yet?
Consider having it at the Sherwood! It's free to hire and perfect for any event you have going on. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to enquire!
TWO MATES BREWING
Fridays - Railhouse Bingo on every Friday from 5pm. Loads of prizes to win, food, drinks and vouchers!
Every Tuesday: Lismore Organic Market, Lismore Showground
Every Wednesday: Nimbin Farmers Market, Cullen Street
Every Thursday: Lismore Produce Market, The Quad
Every Saturday: Lismore Farmers Market, Lismore Showground
4th Sunday: Bangalow Village Market, Bangalow Showground; Nimbin Market, Nimbin Community Centre