Where: The Gosford Entertainment Grounds, 4 Racecourse Rd, Gosford Cost: Gold coin donation (all proceeds go to Coast Shelter) Details: Join a renowned celebrity cook and author in this tasty event that will showcase cooking demonstrations, live music, free kids entertainment, food & cooking, fine wines, craft beers & ciders and more. Click here for website. 8206; 2. Spice Trail with Ian Hemphill
When: 3 April 2016 Where: Julie's Place, 370 Mann St, Gosford Cost: $160pp
Details: Experience a wonderful long lunch with herb and spice guru, Ian "Herbie" Hemphill. The event will showcase a journey across the globe to learn about and experience different cultures and their use of spices while Julie Goodwin will cook up dishes. Click here for website.
3. Central Coast Italian Festival
When: 9 & 10 April 2016
Where: 189 Ocean View Rd, Ettalong Beach
Cost: See website.
Details: Enjoy all things Italian with this cultural festival. The festival will include cultural entertainment, live performances, music, food galore, Italian car displays, Italian film, kids entertainment, market stalls and more. Click here for website.
4. 'GOATS Family Festival
When: 10 April 2016
Where: Koala Park, Delta Electricity, Scenic Drive, San Remo
Details: This fun and exciting family festival will showcase the Central Coast biggest Youth Week event with local and interstate artists with a diverse range of music style acts, live performances, activities, market stalls, food stalls, community stalls, art exhibition, cultural performances, roaming entertainment, animal farm, show bags, family rides, pony rides and more. Click here for website.
5. Wine & Cheese Appreciation Night
When: 16 April 2016
Where: Julie's Place, 370 Mann St, Gosford
Details: This 3 hour enticing event will include Annie & Jason Chesworth, where they will share their passion for all things cheese, cheese tastings, demonstrations, and more. Click here for website.
6. Terrigal Antique & Vintage Fair
When: 16 & 17 April 2016: 8am-4pm
Where: Terrigal Scouts Hall, cnr Terrigal Drive & Willoughby Rd, Terrigal
Cost: Gold coin donation.
Details: If you are a lover of all things antique and vintage then you do not want to miss out on this event. The event will showcase fabulous stalls selling funky retro, collectibles & coins, vintage clothing, rustic farmyard relics, old wares and more. Click here for website.
7. Narara Ecoburbia Festival
When: 16 April 2016: 9am-3pm
Where: Narara Valley High School, Fountain Rd, Narara
Details: This exciting festival will feature a line-up of speakers, workshops,activities, food, music and arts. Click here for website.
8. Family Fun Day Alison Homestead
When: 19 April 2016: 11am-2pm
Where: Alison Homestead, 1 Cape Rd, Wyong
Cost: See website.
Details: Take a trip back in time and visit the Museum with this fun day event. It will include displays in the Museum relating to the early settlers of Wyong and surrounds, activities, demonstrations, sausage sizzle and more. Click here for website.
9. Big Cat Yoga Fundraising
When: 30 April 2016: From 11:30am
Where: Evolve Hot Yoga, Central Coast Leagues Club, Dane Drive, Gosford
Cost: $20pp- 100% of all proceeds from this event will go to The Feline Foundation.
Details: Come along to this event and be part of a fun filled big cat themed Yoga class. Dress up in your favourite feline themed print wear and have fun with the yoga class. Click here for website.
10. The Gosford Regional Show
When: 30 April 2016- 1 May 2016
Where: Showground Rd, Gosford
Cost: Adults: $10pp, Children: $8pp, Family (2 adults 3 kids): $25
Details: Scribble in this event and date for a fun time for the whole family with entertainment, competitions, displays, activities both indoor and outdoor, games, rides, stalls, food, performances and more. Click here for website.