Esperance events, new year sees exciting events

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What a month of Christmas joy and holiday cheer! 

2018 finishes with a big bang with the Esperance Foreshore Festival and Fireworks on the 31 December.  Join in at the Whale Tail from 1-9:30pm. 

A fabulous event including the Esperance Talent Quest, food vendors and market stalls.  Games, entertainment and activities for all ages with the fireworks spectacular at 9pm.

The school holidays are in full bloom and if you are looking for something to do, be sure to book the kids and yourself in an activity in the One and All Community Program 7-11 January. 

Whether it’s a first time to try, or just an opportunity to connect with your friends, this free program offers lawn bowls, little athletics, a games galore session, fitzkids with TNT Fitness and a netball program. 

All ages and abilities welcome. Register with Linda Tobin 0408 542 887,esperanceinclusive@gmail.com.

In January the Esperance Turf Race Days continue throughout the school break, Friday 4 and 18 and the Speedway Club bring you the AMCA Tri-Series and Flying 40 on Saturday 5. 

Moving Movies at the Sound Shell will present you with four movies in January, Saturday 5, 12, 19 and 26 with the movies Trolls, Night at the Museum, Batman Lego Movie and the all Australian Red Dog consecutively, fingers crossed for some balmy nights. 

The Cannery Arts Centre also offer movies – A Plastic Ocean on Sunday 13 with an Open Mic evening from 7pm and Blue the Film on the 31.

A unique busking session Wednesday 9 will be starring some awesome local talent at the Jetty headland from 10-1pm. 

The Esperance Growers Market takes place once a fortnight at Nulsen Primary School on Saturday 12 and 26, and the Museum Village Markets continue on Sundays 6, 13 and 20 throughout January.

Australia Day brings many a BBQ and the Family Fun Day event at the Adventureland Park from 9-2pm.  Activities for the whole family to enjoy, displays, markets and food, Citizen awards, novelty races, tug of war and plenty more. 

Come down and soak up the sun and be entertained by local musicians Mary Leske, Kyron Smithson, Laurie Petrie, Campbell Garratt and the Epsperance Brass Band. 

What a way to spend Australia Day, finish it off with a swim in one of our stunning beaches.