1 December 2023

Nine things to do in the Riverina this week (1 - 7 December)

| Shri Gayathirie Rajen
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Combined Riders of Wagga Wagga Toy Run.

There’s plenty to do around the Riverina this week. Photo: Combined Riders of Wagga Wagga Toy Run.

Check out the new releases and special screening at Forum 6 this week, starting with the American satirical teen comedy Bottoms, a classic Christmas musical – Journey to Bethlehem, and Andre Rieu’s White Christmas.

Catch all the action at Albury Wodonga’s annual Borderville Circus Festival.

Market lovers have plenty to shop for this week at Junee Rotary Markets, Griffith Rotary Markets and Riverina Producers’ Market.

Wagga Wagga City Council is launching its annual Christmas Trail this week with Mr and Mrs Claus.

Junee Athenium Theatre is set to showcase the puppet show A Little Bit of Blue.

Do you ride? Here’s your chance to partake in the Wagga Toy Run with riders around the city.

Check out the fun and quirky fashion workshop to save money and time.

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Movies at Forum 6

Catch the latest release at Forum 6. Photo: Collage – Shri Gayathirie Rajen.

Forum 6 Cinemas

When: Various times between 10 am and 8:30 pm
Where: 77 Trail Street, Wagga
Cost: Various. Tickets can be purchased here.

Journey to Bethlehem is a live-action Christmas musical retelling the greatest story ever told with faith, humour, new pop songs and Christmas melodies. Bottoms follows two unpopular queer high school students. Andre Rieu White Christmas will have a special screening on Sunday.

Borderville Circus Festival

The Borderville Circus Festival kicks off this Saturday. Photo: Daniel Boud.

Borderville Circus Festival

When: Saturday 2 December to Wednesday 22 December, 9:30 am to 4 pm
Where: Flying Fruit Circus, 605 Hovell Street, South Albury
Cost: Free.

Albury Wodonga’s annual summer celebration of the circus with the Bordeville Circus Festival is back on. Don’t miss out on the finest circus and physical theatre talent from home and overseas.

Catch the Circus Arts Showcase and Night Flies Cabaret this week at the Bordeviile Circus Festival.


Motorbike riders at Wagga Toy Run

Do you ride? Join the Wagga Toy Run. Photo: Combined Riders of Wagga Wagga Toy Run.

Wagga Toy Run

When: Saturday 2 December, 9 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Jubilee Park Wagga Wagga
Cost: Monetary donation or new toys.

All licensed riders with registered motorcycles are welcome to join in the fun at the Wagga Toy Run this weekend. Riders are to turn up at Jubliee Park with a new toy as a donation or with a monetary donation.

Styleffect DIY Fashion Workshop 101

Learn to style with an expert this weekend. Photo: iStock/Rawpixel.

Styleffect DIY Fashion Workshop 101

When: Saturday 2 December, 11 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Rooms of Requirement, 78-80 Yambil Street, Griffith
Cost: Tickets are $53.26 for general admission and $80.72 for VIP extended one-on-one sessions and can be purchased at eventbrite.

Learn how to style your wardrobe with a group of friends at the Styleffect Workshop 101 with local fashion, textiles and DIY expert Katie Hume.


Junee Rotary Markets stallholder selling jam

The Junee Rotary Markets are back. Photo: Junee Rotary Markets Facebook.

Junee Rotary Markets

When: Sunday 3 December, 8 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Junee Ex-Services Memorial Club, 75 Broadway, Junee
Cost: Free entry.

Head to Junee to get your hands on freshly baked goods, wines, olives, cheeses, flowers and more. Enjoy a relaxing Sunday at the child-friendly market with live music.

Man attending fruit stall.

The Griffith Rotary Market offers loads of fresh produce. Photo: VisitNSW.

Griffith Rotary Market

When: Sunday 3 December, 7:30 am to noon
Where: Griffith Showground, Murrumbidgee Avenue, Griffith
Cost: Gold coin donation.

Head to the Rotary Sunday Markets at the Griffith Showground to get your hands on the Riverina’s freshest fruit and veg, eggs, chutneys, cakes and other homemade goodies.

There will be fresh coffee and bacon and eggs too!


Wagga Wagga Christmas Trail

Wagga Wagga Christmas Trail is on this week. Photo: Wagga Wagga City Council.

Wagga Wagga Christmas Trail

When: Wednesday 6 December, 3:30 to 5:45 pm
Where: Cootamundra Park Gobbagombalin, Henwood Park Kooringal, Botanic Gardens Turvey Park
Cost: Free.

Wagga Wagga Christmas Trail will kick off this Wednesday at Cootamundra Park and finish at the Botanic Gardens. Join the magical tour with Santas Claus and Mrs Claus to kick off the festive season.



Riverina Producers’ Market is on every Thursday at the Wagga Wagga Showground. Photo: VisitNSW.

Riverina Producers’ Market

When: Thursday 7 December, 1 to 6:30 pm
Where: Wagga Wagga Showground, Bourke Street, Wagga
Cost: Various.

The Riverina Producers’ Market is bustling every Thursday at the Wagga Showground, featuring the Riverina’s local producers and the best of what they have to offer – eggs, chocolates, fruits, veggies and more.

A Little Bit of Blue is this Thursday at the Junee Athenium Theatre.

A Little Bit of Blue is on this Thursday at the Junee Athenium Theatre. Photo: Junee Athenium Theatre.

A Little Bit of Blue – Puppet Show

When: Thursday 7 December, 10 to 11:30 am
Where: Junee Athenium Theatre, Broadway Junee
Cost: RSVP is a must.

Check out A Little Bit of Blue, an interactive detective story told with puppetry where the kids help solve the case.

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