Check out these upcoming events across Lake Macquarie and the Central Coast

Sydney Symphony Orchestra

March 22, The Art House Wyong, 7.30pm $40 - $50

THE Art House is bringing the Sydney Symphony Orchestra back to the venue this month for another feast for lovers of classical music. The SSO will perform a piano program featuring the works of Mozart, Mendelssohn and Beethoven and will highlight the talents of virtuosso pianist Alessio Bax.

The Wizard of Oz - Arena Spectacular

April 26 - 28, Newcastle Entertainment Centre

The Wizard of Oz - Arena Spectacular will begin its national tour at Newcastle Entertainment Centre with four performances from April 26 to April 28. Three Coal Point students have been cast. Visit for tickets.

Lake Macquarie City Farmers Market

Saturday, March 23, 7.30am to 1pm, Speers Point Park, Speers Point

Buy groceries direct from the farmer, browse a selection of the finest fresh local produce and gourmet delights and look at handmade and boutique offerings.

Art on the Peninsula

Monday, March 25, Woy Woy Library

Local artists from the Peninsula Art Community will volunteer their time to share tips and techniques with budding artists. Bookings essential. Book online at or contact 4304 7555

Rathmines Catalina Festival

Sunday, May 19, Rathmines Park

Set on the western shore of Lake Macquarie at Rathmines Park the festival is one of largest in Lake Macquarie. Crowds are invited to enjoy performances of live music, a classic car show and shine, market stalls, kids' activities and much, much more in a commemorative nod to Rathmines' unique history.