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What’s On: Tasmania in September

Spice up your September with these events, perfect for welcoming in the last few months of the year. With festivals, wine, and performances from an array of very talented individuals, your month is sure to be an extraordinary adventure:

Junction Arts Festival

At the junction of art and music, there’s a festival. And it’s coming to Tasmania in September, right in time for you to take a break from ordinary life and bask in the excitement of over 25 performances, stage plays, and nightlife events. With events all over Launceston, your September just got spectacular. [Image via Photo Mob/Junction Arts Festival]

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Various locations 5 - 9 Sept

The Grapest 5k Run

Wine? Running? Why not both? A ticket from Pipers Brook Winery will get you both, with eight wine tastings and two hours of live music to sweeten the punch. If you’re not keen on running, then you can purchase a ticket for the wine and entertainment, or even just for the entertainment. [Image via The Grapest 5k Run/FB]

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Pipers Brook Winery 8 Sept, 2pm $25 - $62

Women's Adventure Film Tour, Vol. 2

The world is beautiful and vast – and the good women of the Adventure Film Tour have gone across nearly every inch of it. They’ve also made sure to document the journey, which means that Tassies will be able to rock up at any of the showings and enjoy a selection of jaw-dropping, stunning short films about the women and the places they explore. [Image via WAFT/FB]

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Various locations 8 - 13 Sept

Inaugural Spring Wedding Fair

For just $10, you can invite in spring and plan an entire wedding from start to finish. And with a complimentary gift bag, great giveaways, and all the refreshments you could want, this will be the most pleasant planning you’ll ever do. [Image via Nick Karvounis/Unsplash]

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Providore Place 9 Sept, 10am - 4pm $10 entry fee

Madame Butterfly

An enchanting tale of romance and culture, Puccini’s Madame Butterfly is alight with beauty. Following the love story of a U.S. naval officer and a geisha, it inspired the musical Miss Saigon through its stunning, cross-cultural music. [Image via Theatre Royal/FB]

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29 Campbell Street 14 & 15 Sept $35 - $90

A Taste of Ireland

Fresh off the West End, the World Champions that make up A Taste of Ireland are coming to give Tasmania the Irish flair. Using music and dance to herald the story of star-crossed lovers, you’ll be transported straight to the Emerald Isle. [Image via A Taste of Ireland Show/FB]

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Burnie Arts & Function Centre 19 Sept, 8pm $59.90 - $69.90

TSO + Katie Noonan’s Elixir Gratitude & Grief

Award-winning singer Katie Noonan and cartoonist Michael Leunig might be an unexpected combination, but they prove the brilliance of their collaboration with Gratitude and Grief, an evening of spoken word poetry and music, accompanied by the TSO and Noonan’s trio, Elixir. [Image via Katie Noonan/FB]

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Federation Concert Hall 28 Sept, 7:30pm $39 - $79

ABBAsolutely Fabulous

Can’t get enough of ABBA after the release of Mamma Mia 2: Here We Go Again? Or maybe you eschewed the movie, preferring the energy of a live performance – either way, Rhonda Burchmore and Lara Mulcahy are here to infuse ABBA’s best with a dash of humour, carrying on from their original roles in the hit musical Mamma Mia! [Image via Wrest Point/FB]

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Wrest Point Entertainment Centre 29 Sept, 8:10pm $61.11 - $66.21