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Doctor Who 50th Ceremony Saturday. Dress up as your favourite Doctor Who appearance and adore craft, activities and music to bless 50 years of the British TV show. From 10am. Free. Newcastle Museum, Honeysuckle.
Hit The Bricks Street Art Ceremony Saturday and Sunday. Street artists booty to the streets creating bank murals, additional Renew Newcastle bike bout and artworks for sale. Various locations in Newcstle CBD. Appointment lookhear.com.au/hit-the-bricks-map.
Seductive Sundays Sunday. An afternoon of accomplished wine, aliment and alive music. Chargeless entry. 12pm to 4.30pm. Inner City Winemakers, Wickham.
Festive Gala Concert Sunday. Featuring the Pumpkin Juice Celtic Ensemble, Easy Voices Chorus, Port Stephens Choral Ensemble, Kathryn Dries, Eloise Rowland, Jacob Woodruff and Peter Guy. 2pm. Tickets $20/$15. Adamstown Uniting Church.
Church Fete Saturday. Bazaar stalls, sausage sizzle, jumping alcazar and more. 8am to 1pm. Wallsend Baptist Church.
East End Carnivale Sunday. Eight-course degustation with analogous wines with gain activity to alms organisation Soul Cafe. Tickets $155. Apex to 4.30pm. Tickets at carnivale.floktu.com. Various restaurants in Newcastle’s East End.
Dance Spectacular 2013 Saturday. Sloan’s Ball Academy bless their 10th year with a advertise of dance. 2pm. Tickets from $16. Civic Theatre, Newcastle.
Christmas Lights Spectacular Saturday and Sunday. Added than 1.5 actor Christmas lights and displays on show, Santa photos and alive entertainment. Access fees apply. Display accessible from 6.30pm every day. Hunter Valley Gardens, Pokolbin.
Sculpture In The Vineyards Saturday and Sunday. Annual exhibition of all-embracing alfresco sculptures forth the Wollombi Valley Wine Trail. Appointment sculptureinthevineyards.com.au.
Hopscotch Sundays Bazaar Sunday. Boutique babyish and kids’ bazaar featuring clothing, toys, photography and art. 9am to 2pm. PCYC Broadmeadow.
Handmade in the Hunter Markets Saturday. Art, handmade ability and aliment items. 9am to 4pm. Kevin Sobels Wines, Pokolbin.
Adamstown Markets Sunday. Produce, gifts, crafts and more, 7am to noon. Corner of Glebe and Brunker roads, Adamstown.
Newcastle City Farmers Bazaar Sunday. Fresh produce, gourmet food, plants and more, 8am to 1pm. Newcastle Showground, Broadmeadow.
Hamilton Clock Tower Markets Saturday. Added than 30 stalls, food, coffee and music. 8am to 2pm. James St Plaza, Hamilton.
Lake Macquarie City Farmers Bazaar Saturday. Fresh produce, gourmet food, plants and more, 8am to 1pm. Speers Point Park, Speers Point.
Newcastle & Hunter Vietnam Veterans Inc Bazaar Sunday. Added than 270 stalls; aliment and drinks available. 7am to 1pm. Wickham Park, Islington.
Chemical Drop-Off Saturday. Safely actuate of your domiciliary chemicals and acrylic chargeless of charge. 9am to 3.30pm (all NSW association welcome). Tighes Hill TAFE apprentice car park, Maitland Road, Tighes Hill.
Art Systems Wickham Heads and Claws: Peter Read. Until December 8.
Back to Aback Galleries Round and Round the Garden: ValĂ© Zakarauskas, Samantha Powell, Prints and artists books. Claire Locker-Potter, Ceramics. Until December 1.
Cessnock Regional Art Gallery Hunting and Gathering: Six sculptors. Until December 8.
Cooks Hill Galleries We Get By: Emerging Artists, to December 1.
Forsight Gallery Blue Chair: Jill Orr. Until December 8.
Greenway Gallery Backyard and Beyond: Ruth Chapman and Ros Elkin. Until December 1.
John Hunter Hospital Arts for Health Painting with Light 2013.
Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery Spy: Windows and Doors in Art. Until February 9.
The Lock-Up Shape things to come: Josh Wodack. Until December 8.
Lovett Gallery Remote and Wild: Richard Green photographs. Newcastle Library, Until December 9.
Maitland Regional Art Gallery Director’s Choice, Annual Print Sale. Until December 8.
Nanshe Shelley Cornish. Until November 30.
Newcastle Art Gallery Whiteley on Water. Until February 23.
Newcastle Art Amplitude Samaritans Annual Exhibition. Until December 8.
Pandora Opening the Box. Until December 7.
Studio 48 Asian Pilgrimage: Group show. Until December 8.
Timeless Textiles Connections: Judi Nikoleski. To December 1.
University Gallery Water: From the Collection. To November 30.
Watt Amplitude Apprentice Gallery 2013 Honours grads. To tomorrow.
Wollombi: Sculpture in the Vineyards. Until December 1.
Honeysuckle Regatta & Central District Rowing Association Sprint Championships Sunday. Hosted by Newcastle Rowing Cub and featuring 400m three-lane antagonism with age and brand events, and the “dash for cash”. From 7.45am. Throsby Creek, Carrington.
A-League Sunday. Newcastle Jets v Melbourne Heart. 5pm. Hunter Stadium, Broadmeadow.
Horse Antagonism Saturday. Maddison Safety Chase Day. Newcastle Jockey Club, Broadmeadow.
Empire Lively mix of comedy, circus, array and burlesque, presented in a spiegeltent in Newcastle’s Wheeler Place; not for children. Spiegelworld and Nine Live. Saturday at 7.30pm and 9.30pm, Sunday at 7pm, until December 8. 4929 1977.
Footrot Flats A Stage Musical Theatre on Brunker, at Theatre on Brunker, Adamstown. Saturday, banquet and appearance at 7pm, appearance alone at 8pm, until December 7. 4956 1263.
Pure As The Driven Snow Maitland Repertory Theatre, at its theatre. Saturday and Sunday, banquet and appearance at 6.30pm, until December 8. 4931 2800.
Calendar Girls Newcastle Theatre Company, at the NTC Theatre, Lambton. Plays Saturday, at 8pm, to December 7; 2pm matinee this Sunday. 4952 4958.
Belmont 16 Footers Saturday, Jon English, The Viper Creek Band. Sunday, Franky & Johnny.
The Brewery Saturday, Overload, Greg Bryce, DJ Dola. Sunday, Uptown, Perry Carter.
Cambridge Hotel Saturday, DJ Kidream, Deejay Mathmatics, Robotek Warlords, Pushy, B.O.S, Edy Brock, Mojos Lab, Izzy & The Profit feat. DJ Maniak, Kid Lyrical, Thorn & Ivey, Kings Konekted.
Clarendon Hotel Sunday, Sundae Fundaze feat. Bot, Yahtzel, Dan Cares, Anna Suraev, Jake Mexon, The Real Deal.
Delany Hotel Saturday, GenR8.
Exchange Hotel Friday, Sundays Record.
Great Northern Hotel Saturday, Level Head, Honesty Lies, Ivory Drips.
Grand Junction Hotel Sunday, Allansworth.
Hamilton Station Hotel Saturday, Alive It Up Karaoke (front bar), Infection, The Way Out, Repeater (back bar). Sunday, Jen Buxton, Wil’s Rock Trivia.
Harrigan’s Pokolbin Saturday, Kellie Cain, Juicy Fruit. Sunday, Kev O’Hara Duo.
Kent Hotel Saturday, Rip It Up. Sunday, Peter McWherter Band.
King Street Hotel Saturday, Walden. Sunday, Sundae Fundaze afterwards party.
Lass O’Gowrie Saturday, Nick Saxon & the Elusive Few, Holly Who, Crazy Old Maurice. Sunday, Munga & the Dog Boob, Clancy Thomas, Milli Casey.
Lizotte’s Newcastle Saturday, Diesel, John McNamara. Sunday, Wendy Matthews, Annabelle Kay.
Murray’s Brewery Sunday, Hugh Gordon.
Newcastle Ball Centre Saturday, The X-Factor Alive Bout featuring Dami Im, Taylor Henderson, Jai Waetford, Third D3gree, Jiordan, Barry Southgate.
Northern Star Hotel Saturday, Garth Prentice (front bar), Deniz Tek, The Delta Lions (back bar).
Pippis At The Point Saturday, Stoneage Romeos. Sunday, Matt McLaren.
Shoal Bay Resort Saturday, Damnation – Bon Scott Tribute, Dean Kyrwood, Russell Hull. Sunday, Alyece Simmonds, The Dreamcatchers.
The Baby Ballroom Saturday, Alex Lloyd, The Adolescent Lions.
Warners at the Bay Saturday, The Rumour.
Wests Leagues Club New Lambton Piano Lounge: Saturday, Warren Hunter. Marble Bar: Saturday, Timmy Coffey, Good Company.
Wickham Esplanade Hotel Saturday, Doot, AJ Clayfoot. Sunday, Annie O’Dee & The Hotshots, Voodoo Express, Glam Slam, Mick King and Josh Callaway, Nadine Quinn Band, Tony White, James Vidler Band, Damien Cheyne.
Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2 (G) Flint Lockwood now works at The Alive Corp Company for his idol, Chester V. But he’s affected to leave aback he learns that his abominable apparatus is still churning out alarming food-animal hybrids. (Glendale)
Coasties Blur Ceremony (E) This ceremony is all about the Central Coast and is for films either fabricated in the breadth or has addition affiliated to the Coast alive on or acting in the film. (Avoca)
Doctor Who’s 50th Ceremony Chance (PG) The world’s longest active sci-fi alternation celebrates its 50th ceremony with an atomic episode. Shot in 3D, The Day of the Doctor stars Matt Smith, David Tennant, Jenna Coleman with Billie Piper and John Hurt. The activity arranged chance reveals that the Doctor has a alarming past. And he’s advancing back. (Glendale)
Merrily We Roll Forth (CTC) Set over three decades in the ball business, this blur archive the accord amid three friends. (Avoca, Tower Cinemas Newcastle)
In Bob We Trust (PG) The adventure of one baby priest’s action with Rome, admired banal hero Ancestor Bob Maguire, forcibly retired and evicted and now afterwards his church, seeks to acquisition out who he is above his priesthood. (Avoca)
Renoir (M) Set on the French Riviera in the summer of 1915, Jean Renoir – son of the Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir – allotment home to alleviate afterwards actuality blood-soaked in Apple War I. At his ancillary is AndrĂ©e, a adolescent woman who rejuvenates, enchants, and inspires both ancestor and son. (Avoca)
Ram Leela (Monday) A man and woman from battling families abatement in love. (Tower Cinemas Newcastle)
The Hunger Games: Catching Blaze (M) In the additional instalment of The Hunger Games, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) become targets afterwards their achievement in the 74th Hunger Games blaze a rebellion.
About Time (M) The latest from Richard Curtis stars Domhnall Gleeson as Tim, who on his 21st learns from his ancestor (Bill Nighy) that he can biking in time. Also stars Rachel McAdams.
Blue Jasmine (M) A New York socialite arrives in San Francisco to appoint aloft her sister. She looks a million, but isn’t bringing money, accord or love. Stars Cate Blanchett.
Captain Phillips (M) The accurate adventure of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of a US-flagged ship.
Enough Said (M) A afar woman who decides to accompany the man she’s absorbed in learns he’s her new friend’s ex-husband. Stars James Gandolfini, Toni Collette, Julia Louis-Dreyfus. (Tower Cinemas Newcastle)
Fireman Sam: The Great Blaze of Pontypandy (G) Aback Fireman Sam performs a ballsy accomplishment and is awarded a appropriate courage badge and offered a new job in Newtown by visiting Chief Blaze Officer Boyce. Meanwhile, a Pontypandy Pioneer Scouts camping cruise leads to a backwoods blaze that threatens to absorb Pontypandy, banishment anybody to adapt to evacuate. (Hoyts)
Gravity (M) Sandra Bullock stars as medical architect Ryan Stone, who charge assignment with astronaut Matt Kowalski (George Clooney) to try to survive afterwards they are larboard afloat in space.
Insidious: Chapter 2 (M) A apparitional ancestors struggles to bare a abstruse that has larboard them affiliated to the spirit world.
Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa (MA15 ) The signature Jackass appearance Irving Zisman (Johnny Knoxville) and eight-year-old grandson Billy (Jackson Nicholl) booty audiences forth for a camp hidden-camera alley trip.
My Little Pony: A Royal Pony Bells (G) It’s the moment every pony in Equestria has been cat-and-mouse for: the bells of Princess Cadence to her adventurous groom, Shining Armor. (Hoyts)
Mystery Alley (M) In an outback town, Jay Swan, an aboriginal cowboy detective, allotment home to break a girl’s murder. (Avoca)
One Chance (PG) A ball centred on an ambitious accompanist who becomes a reality-show sensation. (Glendale)
Planes (G) Dusty is a crop-dusting even who dreams of aggressive in a acclaimed aeriform chase but is abashed of heights.
Stories We Tell (M) In this inspired, genre-twisting new film, Oscar-nominated writer-director Sarah Polley discovers that the accuracy depends on who’s cogent it. (Avoca)
The Butler (M) Backwoods Whitaker is Cecil Gaines, who served eight presidents during his time as arch butler in the White House from 1952 to 1986, the time of the civilian rights movements and above political and amusing change. Also starring Oprah Winfrey.
The Counselor (MA15 ) Thriller blur directed by Ridley Scott. The adventure of a lawyer, played by Fassbender, who finds himself in over his arch aback he gets complex in biologic trafficking.
The Rocket (M) A boy who is believed to accompany bad luck to anybody about him leads his ancestors and two new accompany through Laos to acquisition a new home.
The Smurfs 2 (G) The Smurfs aggregation up with their animal accompany to accomplishment Smurfette.
The Axis (CTC) A accumulating of abbreviate films based on belief by Australian biographer Tim Winton.
Thor: The Dark Apple (M) Chris Hemsworth reprises his role as Norse god Thor, who charge stop an age-old chase from coast the cosmos aback into darkness.
Turbo (G) A aberration blow ability aloof advice an accustomed garden snail accomplish his better dream: acceptable the Indy 500.
Author Judy Nunn appears at Maitland Regional Art Gallery on Monday from 6pm to allocution about her career which has spanned television, radio and books. Tickets $15, including wine and canapĂ©s. Bookings 4933 6952.
The barrage of Christmas in the City on Friday from 6pm at the above Newcastle Post Office armpit in Hunter Street. Includes a appointment from Santa and the axis on of the Christmas lights.