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Purfleet is located 3 kilometres south of the city of Taree.

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Manning Regional Art Gallery


The Manning Regional Art Gallery provides a range of cultural and artistic experiences to residents and visitors in the Manning Valley.

The gallery is committed to curating more than 12 exhibitions each year and is responsible for providing access to touring exhibitions otherwise unavailable to residents of the Manning and surrounds.

A number of education programs are developed by the gallery each year to involve community participation with the aim of increasing public access to, and understanding of art. The gallery is also available for event hire and is a unique space offering a great ambience.

The gallery is supported by Friends of the Manning Regional Art Gallery, a volunteer group of supporters who provide a link between the gallery and the community. Their activities raise the profile of visual arts in the Manning Valley. For more information on events and exhibitions please visit their web site.





12 Macquarie Street
Taree, NSW, 2430

Located 3.8K from Purfleet

Purfleet: Events

Manning Valley Cruzers Inc


Manning Valley Cruzers Incorporated are hosting a Show 'n Shine, as part of their 13th Annual Mountains to the Sea Rod Run, along the riverbank in Queen Elizabeth Park, Taree.

Come along and view all the Cars/Hot Rods on display.


Event Dates
2015
      29th Aug
2016
      27th Aug


River Street
Taree, NSW, 2430

Located 3.3K from Purfleet

Easter Powerboat Spectacular


Every year, the town of Taree on the Manning River plays host to the Easter Powerboat Spectacular. The event attracts both local and international drivers with some of the best racing on offer, right on the banks of the picturesque Manning River. Starting on Good Friday the event runs until Easter Monday, with great viewing along the foreshore of Taree from Fotheringham Park to Endeavour Place.


Event Dates
2016
      25th Mar
      26th Mar
      27th Mar
      28th Mar


River Street
Taree, NSW, 2430

Located 3.3K from Purfleet

New Year's Eve - Fireworks on the Foreshore


*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
Join in the fun this New Year's Eve at Taree's favourite family event. Fireworks on the Foreshore runs the length of the stunning Manning River foreshore, from the Martin Bridge to the Sailing Club.

Entry is free, and there will be live music and entertainment; novelties and activities for the kids and kids-at-heart; a festive, picnic atmosphere. The event culminates in a spectacular fireworks display over the water at 9pm.

This is a family-friendly and alcohol-free event.


Event Dates
2015
      31st Dec
2016
      31st Dec


Manning River Foreshore,
River Street
Taree North, NSW, 2430

Located 3.4K from Purfleet

Taree Night Bazaar


Introduced in 2014 to showcase the work achieved by the Tidy up Taree volunteers and the creation of Taree's first Civic Heart, this great family friendly celebration is now a major yearly event in Taree.

The Taree Night Bazaar has it all - great live entertainment, art displays and artwork available for purchase, over 40 stalls selling an array of goods, many shops open during the event and offer significant discounts and a huge range of food is available for purchase during the event.

The road closure between Manning and Pulteney Street gives this a true Street Festival Vibe, so bring the entire family as this is one event not to be missed!




Event Dates
2015
      28th Nov
2016
      26th Nov


Victoria Street
Taree, NSW, 2430

Located 3.6K from Purfleet

Wildside Adventure Race


Wildside Adventure Race will take you to the wilds. Teams of two or four will navigate through spaces rarely visited. They will encounter challenges as they traverse demanding landscapes in all weather conditions, day and night. Teams will have 120 hours to complete the journey navigating from checkpoint to checkpoint by foot, mountain bike and kayak, set against a magnificent backdrop, where they will be part of nature.

This is Expedition racing at its best!



Event Dates
2015
      3rd Oct
      4th Oct
      5th Oct
2016
      1st Oct
      2nd Oct
      3rd Oct


Victoria Street
Taree, NSW, 2430

Located 3.6K from Purfleet

Envirofair


*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
Envirofair is an annual, local community event organised by the Manning Valley community radio station, 2BOB 104.7.

Focusing primarily on the environment, events include guest speakers giving a range of talks on sustainable living ideas, sustainable living display stands, environmentally friendly markets, workshops, child friendly activities, and local bands. Fabulous food is always a major feature and this year will be no different, with plenty of scrumptious food available. Locally grown produce will also be available for purchase.

If heavy rain is forecast for the day, an alternative wet weather date will be announced.


Event Dates
2016
      11th Jun
2017
      10th Jun


Macquarie Street,
Corner of Albert Street
Taree, NSW, 2430

Located 3.7K from Purfleet

TasteFest on the Manning


*** Latest details to be confirmed. ***

TasteFest is a community festival centred around celebrating good food, craft beer and wine. TasteFest 2017 will be held in Queen Elizabeth Park on the banks of the Manning River. Access to the event is via the main entrance at the bottom of Manning Street in the heart of the Taree CBD.

TasteFest 2017 is brought to you by CIVIC heART and event managers Taree Lions Club. Foundation sponsor is GPB Partners Accountants and Business Advisors.

The event will highlight produce from the region as well as select boutique providers from NSW. A farmers market will commence from 9am and TasteFest will be open from 10am to 8pm, with a broad range of tastings and meal options paired with your new favourite beverage whilst enjoying entertainment on the river and in the park.

Entrance is by gold coin donation as it is a charity event. There will be plenty of shade and water at the event.

For further information please visit the "TasteFest on the Manning" facebook page.

There will also be the popular Summer Rowing Regatta with teams from Sydney and Regional NSW competing.


Event Dates
2017
      14th Jan


Main Entrance is 3 Manning Street,
Queen Elizabeth Park
Taree, NSW, 2430

Located 3.8K from Purfleet

Central Districts Rowing Association Championships


Taree District Rowing Club will be hosting the championship this year. Come along and enjoy two days of great racing from the banks of the Manning River.


Event Dates
2016
      27th Feb
      28th Feb
2017
      25th Feb
      26th Feb


Endevour Place
Taree, NSW, 2430

Located 3.8K from Purfleet

Purfleet: Travel Tips

Manning Valley Visitor Information Centre


The Manning Valley Visitor Information Centre can provide a wealth of information on the facilities and services available in the area, including accommodation and motel bookings, information on local attractions, local tours and transportation, and area dining. Their friendly and well informed staff are always ready to assist you.

The Manning Valley Visitor Information Centre also offers a large range of locally made produce including local honey, chutneys, and pickles. They have an extensive range of gifts and souvenirs.

The centre also stocks a wide variety of free maps and guides. They offer free tea and coffee to the weary tourists and have ample of coach, caravan, RV and car parking. They have disabled access to the centre and disability friendly amenities.

The centre also boasts a large theatre which can be hired for meetings, conferences, theatre events, and art shows.





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Taree North, NSW, 2430

Located 3.7K from Purfleet

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