What's on in Port Stephens on May 18-19 weekend

Step Back Into King Street Heritage Festival

Where: King Street, Raymond Terrace

When: Saturday, May 18

Time: 10am-3pm

Cost: Free

What: Experience Raymond Terrace and historical King Street as it was in the 1800 and 1900s. The festival encourages its attendees to dress up in vintage clothes, take part in traditional games, learn about and enjoy the historical value of Raymond Terrace's King Street in a day of fun and entertainment. Attendees can also have any antiques valued on the day.

Step Back Into King Street Heritage Festival organiser Kaye Newton with a vintage Kodak camera. The festival returns to Raymond Terrace on Saturday, May 18. Picture: Ellie-Marie Watts

Step Back Into King Street Heritage Festival organiser Kaye Newton with a vintage Kodak camera. The festival returns to Raymond Terrace on Saturday, May 18. Picture: Ellie-Marie Watts

Middle Rock N Roll Festival

Where: Middle Rock Holiday Resort, One Mile

When: Saturday, May 18

Time: 10am-6pm

Cost: $33 adults, $12 per child (4-15 years)

What: The resort has partnered with Nelson Bay Rock 'n' Roll Club to present the first of what is hoped to become a yearly event, the Middle Rock 'n' Roll Festival. The day will include a 1950's car show n shine, pop pin-up stalls and a fashion parade, hair and makeup artists, memorabilia stalls, food vans, bar, coffee and a dance floor.

Salamander Bay Fire Station firefighter Simon Chappell and captain Malcom Smith with hydraulic tools used in vehicle crash rescues. The station will be demonstrating how it cuts up cars for rescues during the open day on Saturday. Picture: Ellie-Marie Watts

Salamander Bay Fire Station firefighter Simon Chappell and captain Malcom Smith with hydraulic tools used in vehicle crash rescues. The station will be demonstrating how it cuts up cars for rescues during the open day on Saturday. Picture: Ellie-Marie Watts

Fire and Rescue NSW Open Day

Where: Salamander Bay Fire Station (Salamander Way) and Raymond Terrace Fire Station (Leisure Way)

When: Saturday, May 18

Time: 10am-2pm

Cost: Free

What: The Port's two Fire and Rescue NSW stations will open their doors to give the public the chance to meet firefighters, learn more about what they do every day and to check out fire trucks and firefighting equipment.

Australian Open FootGolf Series

Where: Horizons Golf Resort, Salamander Bay

When: Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19

FootGolf Australia president Leonardo Fernandez at Horizons Golf Resort, Salamander Bay. Picture: Ellie-Marie Watts

FootGolf Australia president Leonardo Fernandez at Horizons Golf Resort, Salamander Bay. Picture: Ellie-Marie Watts

Time: Saturday 1.30pm tee off, Sunday 7am tee off

Cost: Free to spectators, $30-$100 for players

Register: footgolf.org.au

What: Horizons will host stage six of the Australian Open FootGolf Series across the weekend. The competition is for men, women, juniors, seniors and amateurs. The event is a great opportunity for players and spectators to see the full 18-hole Horizons FootGolf course before the Asia Cup in November.

Port Stephens Triathlon Festival

Where: One Mile, Boat Harbour, Anna Bay

When: Saturday, May 18

Time: 6.30am-2pm

Cost: Free to spectators

What: The triathlon offers three different races including the popular superhero race. There are road closures in place on the day.

Mallabula Panthers' day of league

Where: Mallabula Sports Complex, Lemon Tree Passage Road, Mallaubula

When: Saturday, May 18

Panthers player Leigh Kelly. Picture: Facebook

Panthers player Leigh Kelly. Picture: Facebook

Time: From 12pm noon

Cost: Free to spectators

What: The juniors kick off at noon followed by the ladies tag and then the Panthers', which will also be a reunion for former junior and senior players to support and celebrate rugby league on the peninsular.

Karuah Roos, Rooetttes at home

Where: Lionel Morten Oval, Kaurah

When: Saturday, May 18

Time: First game at 12.50pm

Cost: Free to spectators

What: The Karuah Rooettes (women's team) and Roos (men's team) face Maitland United at home on Saturday. The Rooettes play at 12.50pm and the Roos at 2pm.

Tilligerry Auto Club member Alan Ford with his 1923 Ford T Bucket. Picture: Ellie-Marie Watts

Tilligerry Auto Club member Alan Ford with his 1923 Ford T Bucket. Picture: Ellie-Marie Watts

Tilligerry Motorama

Where: Tilligerry RSL Sports Club, Tanilba Bay

When: Sunday, May 19

Time: 10am-3pm

Cost: Gold coin

What: Tilligerry Auto Club's annual car, bike and trike show. More than 400 vehicles on display throughout the day, which doubles as a fundraiser for the John Hunter Children's Hospital. Raffles, live entertainment, food and best on show awards.

Nelson Bay Sharks home game

Where: Salamander Sports Fields

When: Sunday, May 19

Time: 10am

Cost: Free to spectators

What: Fresh from their first win of the season last Sunday, the Nelson Bay Sharks ladies tag team will face Macquarie Scorpions at home.

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Fundraiser for Hunter Horse Haven

Where: Bull N Bush Hotel, Medowie

When: Sunday, May 19

Time: 1pm to 4pm

What: Hunter Horse Haven volunteers are organising the sanctuary's first ever fundraising event at the Medowie Bull N Bush hotel on Sunday. The afternoon will feature face painting, live music, balloons, photography and a big raffle.

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