The Buzz: Bay battle, the festive season and shed art

Buzzing with activity: Crowds got into the Christmas spirit at the last year's Christmas pageant. Photo: Supplied.
Buzzing with activity: Crowds got into the Christmas spirit at the last year's Christmas pageant. Photo: Supplied.

This Saturday November 30, 10am-10pm kicks off the Edge of the Bay Festival 2019. Being held at the Esperance Youth Precinct (Skate Park area), this FREE one-day event will be buzzing with Live music and performances, a pop up eatery, market stalls, community activities as well as the coveted 'Battle of the Bay: Skate, Scoot and BMX Competition'. BMX and Scooter registration and heats start at 10am and followed by finals, Skate registration and heats run from 2pm with finals from 4.30pm. With awesome activities to partake in, such as laser tag, Giant Games, Ross Vegas Circus Show, chill out zone, hair braiding and climbing wall, there is something for the child in all of us!

Saturday November 30 also sees the fortnightly Growers Market from 9-11am at Nulsen Primary School. The Museum Village Markets will be held Sunday December 8, from 8.30-12.30pm. Peruse the crafts and local bits 'n bobs and grab a bite to eat with family and friends on a beautiful Esperance Sunday morning.

Community Christmas celebrations will also hit town on December 8. The Esperance Community Pageant will be a fun-filled day, watch the parade of floats between 4pm- 5pm as they trek down Dempster Street and Andrew Street. Live commentary of the parade will be presented from the RSL Park, with opportunities to stock up on those last minute Christmas presents at the Christmas Pageant Markets 5pm-6.30pm. This will lead on to a Christmas movie at the soundshell, featuring The Polar Express. Brought to you by the Shire of Esperance and Moving Movies Esperance. Grab some food, extra blankets and the family for this free event.

The Esperance Cannery Arts Centre has some workshops and art activities on the go, ornaments in clay, preserves, festive mixed media and resin homewares. Jump on the Cannery website for all workshop information.

'Salvage: Art from the Shed', December 3 - February 7 is an exhibition of works made from scrap metal, recycled or re-purposed materials, and works that are inspired by or embody our connections with working on the land.

Every Thursday 10am-2pm Esperance Community Arts hosts The Sewing Circle, all equipment provided. Join in each week to learn new skills and work on different sewing projects.