What’s on This November

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There’s loads happening this November! We’ve compiled a list of the most family-friendly events around.

Wentworth Point Eat Drink Night

When: Friday 3rd November from 5pm-930pm

Where: Wentworth Point Town Square. Wentworth Place, opposite Marina Square

Details: 30+ stalls of delicious food from all over the world, boutique alcohol stalls and live music. Enjoy a great family evening out and enjoy all the special inclusions for their first night market of the season! You can park at Marina Square shops with FREE 3 hour parking. ????

More info here

My Kids Market, Hornsby

When: 5th November, 9am – 12pm

Where: Park Lane, Waitara

Details: Head to My Kids Market at the PCYC Waitara on Sunday 5 November (9am-noon)… and save this Christmas! My Kids Market is your local market to buy, sell and recycle pre-loved and new babies and kids’ items with just about everything for boys and girls up for grabs in all shapes and sizes.

Shoppers will discover a huge selection of baby & kids clothing, shoes, toys, books, prams, bikes, cots and highchairs as well as other nursery and maternity items at prices you almost need to see to believe.

Families can recycle gently used items their kids have outgrown for cash instead of adding to landfill and local small business stalls are invited to showcase their unique new/handmade goods and services too.

  • Stallholders Wanted! Stalls from $65 incl table and market insurance.
  • Shopper entry $4 and kids are free

More info here

Food & Wine by the River

When: Sunday 5th November

Where: Burns Bay Reserve

Details: Lane Cove Council and Mudgee Wine Region are the perfect pairing for North Shore locals to enjoy food and wine from close to 20 popular regional stallholders.
There’ll also be free face painting and games for the kids, and dogs are welcome too (on leash).

Free entry but wine-tasting tickets will be available to purchase.

More info here.

Ryde Rotary Community Festival

When: Sunday 5th November, 9.30am – 4pm

Where: Ryde Park – Argyle Avenue, Ryde

Details: Join us on Sunday 5th November at Ryde Park (Argyle Ave, Top Ryde) for a day of community fun, incredible food stalls, local vendors, a petting zoo, face painting and live stage performances! All proceeds from the Ryde Rotary Community Festival go to supporting our local community.

More info here

Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi

When: on until 6 November 2023

Where: Along the 2km Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk

Details: Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi will celebrate 25 years as the world’s largest, free-to-the-public outdoor sculpture exhibition spanning 18 days. Everyone is welcome to one of the world’s largest free to-the-public outdoor sculpture exhibitions. This annual event will feature over 100 sculptures from international, interstate and local artists. Bring a picnic, or stay for fish and chips on the beach, as the sun sets on the iconic Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk. Free entry (with voluntary donations welcome to support the artists).

More info here

City of Ryde Remembrance Day

When: Saturday, 11th November, 10:15am to 11:30am

Where: Memorial Park, Meadow Cresent, Meadowbank

Details: The City of Ryde will be commemorating Armistice on Saturday 11 November 2023 at 10.15am for a 10.30am start. Feel free to join in the commemoration of our soldiers. The ceremony will be followed by refreshments in the park.

More info here.

Greek Street Fair Burwood

When: Sunday 12th November, 11am – 5pm

Where: Burleigh St, Burwood

Details: Invite your family and friends to enjoy live Greek music, dance, performances, market stalls, food and entertainment brought to you by Burwood Council and The Greek Orthodox Parish and Community of Burwood and District Saint Nectarios. With support from Multicultural NSW.

More info here.

Foundation Day, Parramatta

When: Sunday 12th November, 10am – 4pm

Where: Parramatta North – 5 Fleet Street, North Parramatta

Details: Discover Parramatta’s history at this free event with tours, workshops, family activities, live music, great food and more!

Learn something new about the past while having fun. Take the opportunity to connect with historical experts, specialists and enthusiasts while exploring the buildings and workshops.

More info here.

Ryde Wharf Markets

When: Sunday 12

Where: Anderson Park, Meadowbank

Details: The Ryde Wharf Market, run by Cambridge Markets, is on the 2nd AND 4th Sunday of every month from 9am-2pm at Anderson Park, Meadowbank. You’ll find dozens of stalls covering:
? fresh baked breads and treats
? antipasto
? Fresh flowers
? fruit & veg
? delicious desserts
? wines and spirits
? international food stalls ranging from gozleme to dumplings
☕️ 2 coffee carts
? women’s clothing and accessories + jewellery
? homewares and candles
??‍? baby and kids clothes/accessories
? plant stall
? pet accessories and treats

We recommend parking on Waterview St Putney and walking via the underpass.

You’re welcome to bring your 4 legged friends as long as they are on a lead – they would probably love to browse the pet stalls!

More info here.

The Pet Show

When: Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th November, 10am-4pm

Where: Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park

Details: Australia’s FIRST national Pet Show is coming to the Sydney Showground! Experience and learn everything you need to know about dogs, cats, fish, birds, reptiles and small animals.

The Pet Show is all about positive pet parenting, sharing education, entertainment, and products for all pets from tails to scales and everything in between.

Bring your kids, bring your friends, bring your partner – there is something for every pet lover. We will have a range of different zones, areas, special guests, talks, activities and entertainment at The Pet Show.

More info here.

Kath & Kim Drag Bingo

When: Saturday 18th November, 8-10.30pm

Where: Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club

Details: Kath & Kim Drag Bingo is coming back to Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club and is hosted by two foxy morons: Prada Clutch & Conchita Grande!

• Play to WIN $1,000 cash & prizes
• Enjoy 5-rounds of bingo plus LIVE Kath & Kim shows
• Dress as your favourite Kath & Kim character for your chance to win our best dressed prize

Doors open 7:30 PM. Balls drop 8:00 PM.

Book online now!

North Ryde Library Community Day – All Ages

When: Saturday 18th November, 9:30am to 2pm

Where: North Ryde Library

Details: Join in at North Ryde Library Community Day with a fun morning of music, stories and activities to kick off Social Inclusion Week. There’ll be music performances by The Vege Plot, storytime, face painting, craft activities, spinning and knitting demonstrations and more!

Come in from 9:30am to explore the new shelves and community spaces from our recent refurbishment, and peruse the Toy Library to take home goodies for the week.

More info here.


Wentworth Point Markets

When: Sunday 19th November

Where: Wentworth Place, Wentworth Point

Details: Wentworth Place and the town square will come alive from 9am-2pm with monthly markets thanks to Cambridge Markets!

There is so much on offer – you will be spoilt for choice. Enjoy delicious international food stalls to food products, plants and homewares, pet accessories (bring your furry friends along) barista made coffee (hooray), activities for the kids, cake, breads, beautiful things for the home, and, of course, delicious brunch and lunch stalls. There is live music and lots of tables and chairs so you can sit back and relax.

Come along to this very popular and friendly market and enjoy the outdoors. Free parking for 3 hours, entry is 1 Burroway Rd Wentworth Point or why not catch the Ferry and get off at Sydney Olympic Park Wharf.

More info here.

Ryde Community Expo

When: Thursday 23rd November, 10:30am to 12:30pm

Where: North Ryde School of Arts Community Centre

Details: City of Ryde is holding a Community Expo with different government departments and community organisations in November. Come and have a chat with different stallholders.

  • Energy & Water Ombudsman NSW (EWON)
  • Service NSW
  • Health NSW
  • Service Australia (Centrelink)
  • NDIS Uniting LAC Program
  • Council for Intellectual Disability
  • Carer Gateway
  • Full Stop Australia
  • Dress for Success
  • Community Migrant Resouce Centre (CMRC)
  • CASS
  • Ryde Council (Community Services Team, Resilience Team, Bushcare Team, Library Team)
  • Stryder
  • Sydney Community Services
  • Life Line
  • Breast Screen NSW
  • MAS National
  • Palliative Care Lead
  • Diversity & Disability Alliance

Tea, coffee and snacks will be provided.

RSVP is required.

If you have any questions, please contact Jennie Dang via jennied@ryde.nsw.gov.au or call 9952 8222.

Bottomless Yum Cha

When: Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th November 12pm – 2pm

Where: JINJA Restaurant, The Governor Hotel Macquarie Park

Details: Get ready to indulge in Bottomless Yum Cha on Nov 25 & 26 for just $49 per person (kids 10 & under $25pp). Opt-in for 90 minutes of Bottomless Cocktails for an extra $30pp – because who can’t resist a tasty drink with their dim sum?

Want to elevate your experience? Indulge in the Duck Pancakes half $58/full $98 or our signature Deep Fried Ice-Cream for an additional $25.

More info here.