Grey and Thespian Mardi Gras Market Day in Hawks Nest Tea Gardens, Hawks Nest by Dave Brazier - March 22, 2016 Hawks Nest is about to explode with an extravaganza of entertainment. Saturday 9 April 2016 is the Grey and Thespian Mardi Gras Market Day and it may well change your life. By signing up to a new club, organisation, sporting or interest group you will meet new people, get out and about and enjoy the retirement lifestyle you always dreamed of. Official busker, Peter James will provide a perfect musical backdrop for you to make the most of the day. To entertain you, the Hawks Nest / Tea Gardens Progress Association and Myall Coast Chamber of Commerce and Tourism will present a full day of live performances in the Hawks Nest Village Square. The program has been expertly arranged with the assistance of the Myall Coast Entertainers and includes a vast array of local talent. There is something for everyone – young and young at heart. All performers are donating their time for your enjoyment. The entertainment will begin at 9:30am with The Outcasts, a Scottish pipe and drum band leading the crowd in fine tradition around Hawks Nest to the Village Square. Once in the square, take a seat in the shade and enjoy these performances: 10:00am-10:45am Music by SAGE 10.45am-11:15am Poetry with Bob Bush and friends 11.30am-12:00pm Rock and Country with Peter James 12:00pm-12:25pm Old Bones Ukulele Group 12.30pm-1:00pm Poetry with Bob Bush and Friends 1:00pm-1:25pm Instep Country Line Dancers 1.25pm-1:35pm Radio play by Myall Coast Entertainers 1.35pm-2:00pm U3A Choir 2:00pm-3:30pm Variety Music by Leon Bobako and friends While in the square, look for the big green teapot, show your Senior’s Card and receive a free Seniors Week cuppa and cake courtesy of Myall Beans and Leaves and Coles – Tea Gardens. There will also be chilled water available for purchase throughout the day. Remember to check the website www.grey-and-thespian-mardi-gras.net.au and read next week’s News Of The Area for all the latest information. From: The Grey and Thespian Mardi Gras Organising Committee. Proudly sponsored by your local weekly paper, Myall Coast News Of The Area. As part of the upcoming Grey and Thespian Mardi Gras, on Saturday 9 April, the Myall Coast Chamber of Commerce & Tourism is asking local community groups to come together and showcase the outstanding activities and variety of groups available in our towns. “It’s a great opportunity for groups to promote themselves, distribute information and sign up new members,” said Chamber President Mark McCormick. “Market Day is also a great opportunity for you to show off your arts and crafts and for local businesses to introduce their wares,” he said. Market Stalls are free for Non-Profit Community Groups, $25 for local Arts & Craft producers, and only $50 for commercial businesses. For any more info or to book a stall, call Mark McCormick on 0412335765.