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Community Events

December to January

Saturday, 14 December

Carols by Candlelight, St Helens 

Wednesday, 18 December

Van Diemens Band Presents Christmas in St Helens

Back by popular demand Van Diemen’s Band takes a whole new ‘VDB Christmas’ on the road again this year. Artistic Director, Julia Fredersdorff has put together a large 17th Century band featuring weird and wonderful instruments of the renaissance. The concerts will once again feature the Tasmanian Youth Chorale as well as soloists, Soprano Helen Thomson & Bass-baritone Thomas Flint. Join us for a family-friendly musical Christmas celebration featuring music written for Christmas, as well as some well known carols for all to sing.

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Saturday, 21 December

St Helens Volunteer Fire Brigade Lolly Run


Sunday, 22 December

Fingal Christmas Parade 

State Growth Approved Traffic Impact Assessment for Partial Road Closure – Fingal Christmas Parade 2019



Tuesday, 24 December

St Marys Christmas Eve Celebrations



Tuesday, 24 December

St Helens Christmas Parade

State Growth Approved Traffic Impact Assessment for Partial Road Closure – Lions Club of St Helens Christmas Parade 2019







Wednesday, 1 January

New Years Day St Marys Races

A great day of harness racing to bring in the new year with a strong sense of community involvement that families can come along to an enjoy the experience of harness racing with a history of 134 years of new years day racing celebrations at the St Marys Recreation Ground, from 12:00pm.


Saturday, 4 January

St Helens Shark Fishing Competition 


Sunday, 12 January – Sunday, 19 January

91st Stonehaven Cup – Details on their facebook page




Saturday, 18 January

St Helens Athletics Carnival 



Saturday, 25 January

Wheels, Wine & Dine 2020

Sunday, 26 January

Australia Day Celebrations 




Sunday, 26 January

BREATHE Pink Floyd Concert in the Portland Hall

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Break O’Day Community Triathlon Weekend 8th and 9th February 2020


Saturday 8 February 2020 – Bridge Esplanade, Scamander



9.00 a.m. Trystar races 7-9 year olds and 10-12 year old races

10.00 a.m. 5km Fun Run

10.45 a.m. approx. Craig Mottram speaking for 15 mins about elite running training



Sunday 9 February 2020 – St Helens Wharf




9.00 a.m. Junior Enticer Triathlon (350/10/2.5)

9.30 a.m. Adult Enticer Triathlon (350/10/2.5)

10.00 a.m. Sprint Triathlon (750/20/5)



• Over $7000 worth of prizes/prize money
• Craig Mottram supporting all events
• Cavaliers Netball Club participating both days
• Very affordable registration costs
• Free Massage for competitors on Sunday
• Great visitor and local participation
• Over 60 volunteers supporting events
• Closed roads
• Beautiful environment




SATURDAY – Road Closure Advice, Scamander

Bridge Esplanade, Scamander will be closed from the Tasman Highway to the main boat ramp 8.00a.m.-11.30 a.m.

The bottom of Silver Street to the boat ramp will be under SES control, as a Junior Triathlon will be taking place.

Fun Run – 10.00a.m.-11 a.m – Scamander residents North of the Scamander Bridge to the Shell Service Station and up Coach Road, please be aware of runners and drive with care.


SUNDAY – Road Closure Advice 

Notice to public

With regard to the bike leg, beginning on the foreshore near the Blue Shed and riding to just past Oyster Lease 65 the ROAD WILL BE CLOSED to all traffic except for SES and Emergency vehicles between the hours of 8.00 a.m. to approximately 12.30pm.

If travelling in the area please do so before 8.00 a.m. or after the race is finished. You will be able to see gear being packed up. Hopefully the bike leg will be completed early ie by 12.00 pm.

In the event of an emergency at your residence please contact the normal authorities as they will have right of way re. travel, inform us and we will delay/restrict the event as needed.

Access to and from St Helens for Binalong Bay residents will be via Reid’s Road during this time.


Georges Bay Multi-user track closure

To ensure safety of competitors and the general public, we will be closing the George’s Bay Multi-user Track from the Slip way at the bottom of Lawry Heights to Lions Park for this year’s Break O’Day Community Triathlon on Sunday 9 February from 9am – 12 noon.

Every year this event is growing in popularity and this year organisers are proud to host four time Olympian Craig Mottram!

For more information, please contact Barry Lefevre on 0477 095 778


Break O’Day Chamber of Commerce and Tourism first meeting for 2020.

You are invited to join us at our first Business Break O’Day meeting for 2020.

Come and enjoy this great Networking Opportunity with fellow business owners .

You are invited to join us at our first Business Break O’Day meeting for 2020.

Come and enjoy this great Networking Opportunity with fellow business owners .

When:  Tuesday 18th February at 6.00 pm

Where: Tidal Waters Quail Street St Helens

Special Guest:   Donna Stanley Acting Manager, Regional North, Parks & Wildlife.

Donna has been with Parks and Wildlife for about 23 years. Her substantive role is a parks and reserves manager for the northeast coast. There are so many different aspects to parks and wildlife – it’s so diverse. Every part of our state is special and unique, and governed by different values, management plans, stakeholder interests. Wherever you go in parks, if it’s regionally based, you can have a completely different work experience. Conservation is just one component of what we do. There are also so many opportunities for community engagement. You’re continually learning, there’s always something new.

Hope to see you there

Saturday, 6 March

International Women’s Day Luncheon 




Saturday, 7 and Sunday, 8 March

St Helens Game Fishing Competition – Details TBA




Saturday, 14 March

Fingal Valley Festival 

Thursday, 26 March – Sunday, 29 March

Dragon Trail MTB – 3 Day Staged Race

Derby, Blue Tier, Bay of Fires, St Helens – Australia’s undisputed mecca of mountain biking. The Dragon Trail will take you on a thrilling mountain biking journey from myrtle forests, to alpine plateaus and to the stunning Bay of Fires.

On each of the three unique days of racing, you will experience the joys of sensational flowing single track, purpose-built by trail gurus World Trail, through some of the most remarkable landscapes in Tasmania.

Riders will be on their bike for 3 to 6 hours each day on a course that is 70% purpose built single track. It is a cross country event on blue and green trails making it accessible to all levels of rider.

The event will be supported with the option of airport transfers, food and tented accomodation.

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Saturday, 25 April