Get into the festive spirit this weekend with a little help from the Herald

SATURDAYChristmas Tree Treasure Hunt 10am to 3pm,Newcastle Museum Lawn. Also,Christmas Tree Maze,until December 20.

Christmas Lights SpectacularSaturday and Sunday, 5.30pm to 10pm, Hunter Valley Gardens, Pokolbin. Rides, entertainment, food and market stalls and more.

Carols at Swansea 5pm, Chapman Oval, Swansea. Entertainment and fireworks.

Tighes Hill Village Garden Working Bee3pm, next to 36 Kings Road, followed by Christmas drinks and nibbles at 5pm.

Aussie Beach-style Santa Photos 9am to 1pm, Hunter Street Mall. Free.

BYO Inflatable 7pm, Merewether Ocean Baths, Newcastle.

Cringeworthy Christmas PortraitsSaturday and Sunday, 11am to 3pm, near JB Hi-Fi. Cost $5 (cash only).

Sunset Gather 4pm, Gregson Park, Hamilton. Food, live music, market stalls and more.

Hyundai A-LeagueNewcastle Jets vs Adelaide United, McDonald Jones Stadium, Broadmeadow. Gates open 4.35pm; kick off 5.35pm. Westfield W-League vs Perth Glory, kick off 8.15pm.

Hamilton North Bowlo Kids Xmas Disco 2pm, Hamilton North Bowling Club. Face painting, a jumping castle, Santa and more.

King of Concrete10am to 5pm, Empire Park, Bar Beach. The country’s best skaters compete for cash, skate products and n Skateboarding Federation ranking points.

Pups in the Park8am to 1pm, Lambton Park. Giveaways, Santa photos, prizes for best-dressed dog, free microchipping of your pet available to Newcastle residents only. Proof of address is required.

A Day On The Green Bimbadgen Estate, Pokolbin. KC and the Sunshine Band, Sister Sledge, Marcia Hines, Village People. Gates open 2.30pm.

One Day Only Christmas Party Sale9am, MisKonduct Clothing, newcastle. Drinks and canapes from 3pm.

Hypnotic fun to save Morisset Hospital 8pm, Kahibah Sports Club. HypnotistHenry John performs his mind-bending magic.Funds raised will help develop Morisset Park.

Revolution Sounds Hawaiian Party 5.45pm to 9pm, Revolutions, Mayfield. Under 18s.

Carols Under The Stars 6pm, New Vine Church, Maryland. Sideshow alley, Santa and more.

Community Sports Afternoon & Carols By Candlelight 4pm, Stockton Bowling Club. Egg and spoon races, tug of war and more.

SUNDAYCarols By The Lake 6pm, Croudace Bay Park, Eleebana. Jumping castle, entertainment, sideshow alley, food stalls.

Christmas Carols in Lambton Park 5pm onwards. Rides, activities, market and foodstalls, fireworks at 9pm.

Northlakes Community Carols 5pm, Macquarie College, Wallsend. Free rides, activities, music, fireworks.

Swansea Hotel Christmas Party1pm, Swansea Hotel. Animal farm, face painting, Santa visit, live music from 3pm.

The Voice Studio Christmas Concerts 1pm junior showcase; 6pm senior showcase by The Voice Studio. Lizotte’s Newcastle.

Frother 2pm, The Beach Hotel, Newcastle. The launch of Murray’s Brewery’s Frother Newcastle Kolch. Live music; supporting Merewether Surfboard Club.

Lemon Jam 5pm to 9pm, Henderson Park, Lemon Tree Passage. Live music, children’s activities.

SAVE THE DATEThe Hi-5 Summer Rainbows Show comes to Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, Lovedale, on January 12. Accommodation packages available.

MARKETSThe Olive Tree Market Saturday, 9am to 3pm, Civic Park, Newcastle.

Farmers & Artisan Market at Lake Mac East Saturday, 8am to 1pm, Quinn Park, Swansea.

Handmade in the Hunter MarketsSaturday,9am to 3pm, Kevin Sobels Wines, Pokolbin.

Hunter Wine Country MarketsSaturday, 9am to 3pm, De Bortoli Wines, 532 Wine Country Drive, Pokolbin.

Hunter Street MarketsSaturday, 9am to 3pm, Hunter Street Mall, Newcastle.

Newcastle Flower MarketsSaturday, 9.30am to noon, 1 Rural Drive, Sandgate.

Hamilton Clocktower Markets Saturday, 9am to 2pm, James St Plaza, Hamilton. Plus, Christmas Market on December 21, 9am to 5pm.

Adamstown Lions MarketsSunday, 7am to 12.30pm, corner Brunker and Glebe roads, Adamstown.

Newcastle City Farmers MarketSunday, 7am to 1pm, Newcastle Showground, Broadmeadow.

Maitland Markets Sunday, 8am to 2pm, Maitland Showground.

The Sunday Muster Artisan Market Sunday, 9am to 2pm, Mortels Sheepskin Factory, 1 Weakleys Drive, Thornton.

Newcastle Racecourse MarketSunday, 9am to 2pm, Newcastle Racecourse, Broadmeadow.

ARTSJohn Earle Gallery Mugs and Beaches. Until December 23.

Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery Board; Lake Macquarie: Living Cultures (surf lifesaving); At The Beach.

Finite GalleryCaves BeachPatchwork, an exhibition of paintings by more than 40 artists. Until December 24.

Cooks Hill GalleriesPEARLA meaning good or beaut … you get my drift, by Rod Bathgate. Ends Sunday.

The Lock UpFinal Remembering, by Lottie Consalvo. In the Halls of My Youth, by James Drinkwater. Until January 21.

Wollombi Cultural CentreWe Three. Ends Sunday.

Newcastle MuseumDinosaur Revolution, until January 28.

Maitland Regional Art GalleryArt Maker, Patron, Lover, by Gary Grealy. Until March 18.David Archer: Archer’s Arcadia. Until February 4. Passchendale –A Ridge Too Far, Photography in Battle; Taking a closer look, by Bruce Roxburgh. Until January 28. Lionel’s Place. Until April 8.

Newcastle Art GalleryPainting Memory: From The Collection. Until January 28. Everything Changes: Tim Maguire 2002-2017.

Art Systems Wickham You’ll Fest ’17. Until December 24.

Muswellbrook Regional Arts CentreGraham (Polly) Farmer Foundation –Muswellbrook Student Works. Until December 22.

Cessnock Regional Art Gallery Circles of Connection. Until January 7.

Timeless Textiles Beautiful Swarm, by Jan Clark. Until December 24.

CStudios Art Gallery Xmas Exhibition.

Watt Space Gallery Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) Exhibition. Ends Sunday.

University of Newcastle Gallery2017 Bachelor of Fine Art Honours Graduates exhibition.

NewcastleStudio Potters & Back to Back GalleriesChristmas Takeaway. Ends Sunday.

Michael Reid MurrurundiThe Paris Paintings, by Catherine Hickson. Until December 31.

Port Stephens Community Arts CentreSummertime People Exhibition. Until January 8.

Gallery 139 Director’s Choice 2018. Until December 23.

MUSIC5 SawyersSaturday, DJ Sean Andrews. Sunday, Jerome.

Anna Bay TavernSaturday, Arcane. Sunday, Kylie Jane.

Argyle HouseSaturday, Throwbacks.

Hotel CessnockSaturday, Brazillian Brothers Duo.

Avon Valley InnSaturday, Siren.

Bar PetiteSaturday, Junior & Luana.

Battlesticks BarSaturday,Little Cents.Sunday,Pana,Robbie Long.

Beach HotelSunday, Misbehave.

Bellbird HotelSaturday, Todd Schmoo.

Belmont 16sSaturday, Cruzers, Kellie Cain. Sunday, Phillip Crawshaw.

Belmont HotelSaturday, Kaylens Rain.

Belmore Hotel Saturday, Loko.

Beresfield Bowling Club Saturday, Loose Bazooka. Sunday, Red Dirt Country Club.

BimbadgenSaturday, KC & The Sunshine Band (US), Village People (US), Sister Sledge (US), Marcia Hines.

Black MalabarSaturday,Paco Lara (Spain) & Damian Wright.

The BradfordSaturday, Crawfish Stew Band.

Burwood InnSaturday,Prestige Inc.

Cambridge HotelSaturday, Jones The Cat, Hello Bones, Whispering Jackie, Trouble In Paradise. Sunday, Dyer Maker, Moon Dogs, Byren, Lee Moon, Hypnofuzz.

Cardiff RSL ClubSaturday, Jungle Kings.

Catho PubSaturday, John Larder.Sunday, All Access 80s.

Central Charlestown Leagues ClubSaturday, Tim Harding.

Central HotelStroudSaturday, Zac & Ben.

Charlestown Bowling ClubSaturday, Frick N Orson.

Clarendon HotelSaturday, Zane Penn.

Club KotaraSaturday, Love That Hat.

Club LemonTreeSaturday, Solid Gold Night.

Commercial Hotel MorpethSaturday, Spank N The Monkey.Sunday, The Fruittrees.

Criterion Hotel CarringtonSaturday, Pete Gelzinnis. Sunday, Zane Penn.

Criterion Hotel WestonSaturday, Xyz.

Customs House Saturday, Glen Harrison. Sunday, Anyerin.

Cypress LakesSaturday, Bobby C.

D’Albora MarinaSunday, Todd Schmoo.

Denman HotelSunday, Allison Forbes.

Duke Of WellingtonSaturday, Dean Kyrwood Duo.

East Cessnock Bowling ClubSaturday, Hendo, Brett Thomas, Morgan Kent.

East Maitland Bowling Club Saturday, Hurricane Fall. Sunday, Emil.

Easts Leisure & Golf ClubSaturday, Robbie T.

Edgeworth Bowling Club Sunday, Big Pete.

Edgeworth TavernSaturday, Misbehave.

Exchange HotelSaturday, Jon Schatz.

FinnegansSaturday, Danny Simms.

Gallipoli Legion ClubSaturday, Pam & Les with John Bond.

Gateshead TavernSunday, James Naldo.

George TavernSaturday, Mardmax.

Great Northern Hotel TeralbaSaturday, Joel Oakhill. Sunday, Last Resort.

Gunyah HotelSaturday,The Fedz.Sunday, Blues Bombers.

​Hamilton Station HotelSunday,Jen Buxton,Keeskea.

Harrigan’s PokolbinSaturday, Roxy, Shooting Molly. Sunday, The Levymen.

Hexham Bowling ClubSaturday, Good Company.

Honeysuckle HotelSaturday, Big Bang Band. Sunday, CrocQ, Bobby C.

Hotel Cessnock Saturday, The Mokos.

Hotel DelanySaturday, Sunday’s Record.

Imperial Hotel SingletonSaturday,Hard Hitter.

Jewells TavernSaturday, Hornet. Sunday, Tim Harding.

Kent HotelSaturday, The V Dubs.

King Street HotelSaturday, Danny Simms.

Lake Macquarie Yacht ClubSunday, Andrew G.

Lass O’GowrieSaturday,Good Thanks.Sunday,Barfunkle.

Lizotte’s Saturday, Diesel. Sunday, The Voice Studio.

Lochinvar HotelSaturday, Pete Evans-Taylor.

Lucky HotelSaturday, CrocQ. Sunday, The Dew Cats.

Mark HotelSaturday, The Remedy. Sunday, Anthology.

Mary Ellen HotelSaturday, The Cassettes. Sunday, Matt McLaren.

Maryland TavernSaturday, The Levymen.

Mavericks On The BaySaturday, Todd Schmoo. Sunday, Mick Jones.

Mavericks On DarbySaturday, Greg Bryce. Sunday, Chad Shuttleworth.

Mayfield Ex-ServicesSaturday, The Years.

Merewether SurfhouseSunday, Marissa.

Mezz Bar at Wallsend DiggersSaturday,Tre Soul Band.Sunday,Marshall O’Kell Band.

Morisset Country ClubSunday, Kristy James.

Murray’s BrewerySaturday, Casey Bellamy. Sunday, Jim Overend.

Nag’s Head Hotel Saturday, Mick Jones.

Neath HotelSaturday, The Tantrums.

Nelson Bay DiggersSaturday, Davis & Jayne. Sunday, Mark Wells.

Nelson Bay Golf Club Saturday, Matt Gaudry.

Newcastle Cruising Yacht ClubSunday, Hornet.

Northern Star HotelSaturday,Wesley’s Edge.

Paxton Bowling ClubSaturday, Emily Smith.

Pedens Cessnock Saturday,Dos Eager.

Pelican RSL ClubSaturday, Rock Factor.

Pippis At The PointSaturday, Kim and Mik. Sunday, Jason Bone.

Potters BrewerySaturday, David McCredie.

Premier HotelSaturday, Paperboy. Sunday, Milestones.

Queens Wharf HotelSaturday, Just Jade, The Rumour. Sunday, The Years, Wharf Life.

Raymond Terrace Bowling ClubSunday, Karen O’Shea.

Royal Federal HotelBranxtonSaturday, Steel City.

Royal Hotel SingletonSunday,Jamie Martens Duo.

Royal Motor Yacht Club TorontoSunday, Bernie Ayrton.

Rutherford HotelSaturday, Kristy James.

Sawtooth StudiosSaturday, Plastic Voyage.

Seabreeze HotelSunday,Sarah Christine.

Shenanigans at the ImperialSaturday, Purple Hearts.

Shortland HotelSaturday, Mike Vee.

Singleton DiggersSaturday, Hummdinger, Katie N Feff.

Soldiers Point Bowling ClubSaturday, Snape Brothers.

South Newcastle Leagues ClubSaturday, Tyler John.

St John’s Anglican Church HallSunday, Darren Hanlon, The Space Lady.

Stag and Hunter HotelSaturday, Music For The Mind.

Star HotelSaturday, Paparazzi.

Station HotelKurri KurriSaturday, Extreme Mobile Entertainment.

Stockton Bowling ClubSunday, Amigos.

Stockton RSLClubSaturday, Jumpin Jukebox.

Swansea-Belmont Surf LifeSaving ClubSunday, Reggie Sinclair.

Swansea RSLClubSaturday, Back Beat.

Tea Gardens HotelSaturday, Phil McKnight.Sunday,Kazzie.

Tilligerry RSLSaturday, Loose Bazooka.

Toronto WorkersSaturday, Chad Shuttleworth. Sunday, Peta Evans-Taylor.

Victoria Hotel HintonSaturday, Jon Matthews. Sunday, Tailgate Drive.

Wangi HotelSunday, Ben Woodham.

Wangi Wangi RSLClubSunday, Brendan Murphy.

Warners At The BaySaturday, The DuoTones.

Warners Bay HotelSaturday, Project X.

Westfield KotaraSaturday, Anyerin.

Wests CardiffSaturday, Midnight Drifters.

Wests New LambtonSaturday,Mark Wells Duo.

Wickham Park HotelSaturday,Peta Evans-Taylor,Crimson Tide.Sunday,Greg Bryce,Compadre Diablo.

Windsor Castle HotelSaturday, Pete Hibbert.

MOVIES Mark Hamill reprises the role of Luke Skywalker in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Picture: Disney, Lucasfilm

Daddy’s Home 2(PG)Father and stepfather, Dustyand Brad, have joined forces to give their kidsthe perfect Christmas.

Ferdinand(G)After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home.

Justice League(M)Inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince.

Murder On The Orient Express(M)A lavish train ride through Europe quickly unfolds into the thrilling mystery of thirteen strangers stranded on a train, where everyone’s a suspect.

Paddington 2(G) Now happily settled with the Brown family, Paddington picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen.

Stars Wars: The Last Jedi(M)Having taken her first steps into a larger world in The Force Awakens (2015), Rey continues her epic journey with Finn, Poe and Luke Skywalker in the next chapter of the saga.

The Disaster Artist(M)A behind-the-scenes look at the making of Tommy Wiseau’s The Room in 2003.

The Man Who Invented Christmas(PG) In October 1843, Charles Dickens was suffering from the failure of his last three books and set out to self-publish a book and revive his career. (Regal)

The Star(G)A small but brave donkey named Bo yearns for a life beyond his daily grind at the village mill. One day he finds the courage to break free, andfinally goes on the adventure of his dreams.

Three Summers(M)Two young musicians fall in love against a wider collection of tales dealing with a microcosm of contemporary discussion points, including Indigenous, immigration and refugee issues. (Lake Cinema)

Thor: Ragnarok(M)Thor must face the Hulk in a gladiator match and save his people.

Wonder(PG)A boy born with a facial deformity is destined to fit in at a new school, and to make everyone understand he’s an ordinary kid.

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