5 Things To Do In Honeysuckle This Weekend

1. Gone Fishing Day

This Sunday, 16 October 2016, is Australia's first Gone Fishing Day. Join as at Honeysuckle for a fun day full of activities, displays and giveaways. The day aims to promote recreational fishing as a fun and healthy pastime for the entire family whilst giving people the opportunity to try fishing in a safe and fun environment. 

Where: Honeysuckle Precinct: Harbour Square & Worth Place Park West
When: Sunday 16 October from 10am – 3pm
For more info: gonefishingday.org

2. Newcastle Museum

The Newcastle Museum has a range of activities and exhibitions for everyone to enjoy. In addition to their collection of permanent exhibitions, including the history of Newcastle and the hands-on science centre, the Newcastle Museum is also showcasing some exciting special exhibitions over the next couple of months. Starting on Friday 14 October and running until January 30, 2017, is the Humanoid Discovery, a highly interactive exhibition of the human body from the perspective of a visitor from outer space. Stop in at the Museum Café for a family friendly meal, with takeaway options available, open 8am–3:30pm Tuesdays through to Saturdays.

For more info: newcastlemuseum.com.au

3. Lunch at The Dockyard

Looking for a relaxed venue with great food and drink options? Then look no further. The Dockyard on Honeysuckle, overlooking Newcastle Harbour, is the perfect place to kick back and relax. The extensive menu offers everything from burgers and wraps to tapas and pasta, as well as a great choice of main dishes. The Dockyard also provides a selection of wines that complement the menu, as well as 13 beers and 1 cider on tap, a large range of bottled beers and premium cocktails. Open Monday – Saturday from 11am to midnight, and 11am to 10pm on Sundays.

For more info: thedockyard.com.au

4. Cold Rock Ice Creamery

Offering a fun and exciting ice cream experience, Cold Rock Ice Creamery lets you get creative. The concept is simple: Choose from a range of delicious ice cream flavours; mix a choice of lollies, chocolates, fruits and nuts (we suggest two); watch as they smash your mix-ins into the ice cream; enjoy your unique creation! Other products are also available, including sundaes, waffles, milkshakes, smoothies and more.

For more info: coldrock.com.au

5. Sunday Afternoon at Honeysuckle Hotel

Relive the good old days at Honeysuckle Hotel’s Jolly Roger Reunion! Entry is free and live music starts at 2pm, featuring some Jolly Roger house band favourites: DV8, Flashback, past members of Idol Motion and Baron and friends. Bring your friends and share a nostalgic afternoon together at Honeysuckle Hotel, Sunday 16 October from 2pm–6pm.

For more info: honeysucklehotel.com.au​

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