Event Calendar

There are a variety of unique events held in the Warrumbungle Region throughout the year. From celebrating the region's love of astronomy to hosting concerts in some of Australia's most stunning scenery, you will find everything from 150 year old horse events to Easter celebrations. The Warrumbungle Region really has an event for everyone. If you have a community event for the Warrumbungle Region and want to advertise it for free on our Calendar of Events just send the details through the Submit Your Event form. Please make sure your attached photo is in a JPeg form as the website WILL NOT ACCEPT a word document or PDF file for the photo

Total Results: 63

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525_352674_10Mar2021094939_1.jpg Coonabarabran Townlife Market 30/05/2021 30/05/2021 Dalgarno Street coonabarabranchambers@gmail.com 0414243697 Coonabarabran's TownLife market is held in Dalgarno Street on the fourth Sunday of the month (except December) from 9am to 1pm. Local shopping treats include native plants, jewellery, clothes, cakes, jams, nuts, honey, olives & olive oil, vegetables, old wares, dog products, furnishings, craft, seeds and books. There is something for everyone!
525_352674_10Mar2021105134_Bunny Bazaar.jpg Coonabarabran Bunny Bazaar 23/04/2022 23/04/2022 John Street CBD coonabarabranchambers@gmail.com 0414243697 Held every year on Easter Saturday, the Bunny Bazaar is a morning of fun and entertainment for the whole family. The main street is closed to traffic from 8am to 1pm and locals and visitors alike can meander the street, enjoying the many street stalls, musical entertainment and great shopping specials. There's a jumping castle for the kid's entertainment and plenty of food stalls to tempt the tastebuds.
Veterans Touch Football (Date TBC) 6/11/2021 6/11/2021 coonavic@warrumbungle.nsw.gov.au www.foxsportspulse.com/assoc_page.cgi?c=14-443-0-0-0 Do you love to play touch football and are you aged over 30 years? Well, head to Coolah and have a great weekend at the Annual Coolah Veteran's Touch Footy Carnival. After a great day of competition, join the party atmosphere on Saturday night with all hotels and clubs providing live entertainment. Activities will be arranged for the Saturday night of the touch carnival at the Coolah Sporting Club (at Bowen Oval), Coolah Valley Hotel and the Black Stump Inn. After having a great time at this event and you are staying for a couple of extra days why not travel throughout the Warrumbungle Region and explore the many attractions that are available. Call Coonabarabran Visitor Information Centre on (02) 6842 214. 2021 Date TBC.
445_352674_29Dec2017101522_Mendooran races.jpg Mendooran Turf Club Races (Date TBC) 4/09/2021 4/09/2021 Mendooran Racecourse mendturf@hotmail.com 0487 525 300 N/A Six race programme with bar & food facilities on-course. Free courtesy bus to and from the racecourse. Fashions in the Field. On-course tote-local and metro bookmakers. Buses welcome! Jumping castle, face painting & activities for the children. Free camping area close by. Come and enjoy a great day out and help us celebrate over 160 years of RACING! 2021 Date TBC.
0_352674_23Jul2017095411_Tourism NSW.jpg Mendooran Rodeo (Date TBC) 9/10/2021 9/10/2021 Mendooran Showground mendooranrodeo@hotmail.com 0428488159 https://www.facebook.com/mendooranrodeo/ Mendooran Rodeo provides a days entertainment of a full program rodeo with the nations best rodeo athletes competing within the ABCRA rodeo circuit. Enjoy the days events alongside trade stalls, great food and company with a bar operating into the late hours accompanied by live entertainment. Why not set up camp and enjoy the night! The main performance pulls together all the open competitors to provide an action packed showcase of the best rodeo stock and competitors in Australia aiming to take home the points and money! Mendooran's hospitality is second to none! Situated along the gorgeous Castlereagh River, the township has free camping available at the Mendooran Rest Area, or alternatively, at the Mendooran Showground with access to amenities. You may notice our spectacular marquee at the grounds and wonder who that is for. Sponsors are treated to an amazing seat alongside the arena served with a meal and complimentary drinks to enjoy the show they have supported. If you are considering supporting our event, you wont be disappointed! 2021 Date TBC.
438_352674_26Mar2021145343_Discovery.jpeg Warrumbungle National Park Discovery Program, April School Holidays 6/04/2021 15/04/2021 Warrumbungle National Park warrumbungle.np@environment.nsw.gov.au 02 68254364 www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au For further information on the April school holiday Discovery Program for 2021 at the WNP please contact the NP Visitor Centre direct, or you can book online by using the links below. www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/guided-tours/duffers-cave-tour www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/guided-tours/wilderquest-junior-ranger-which-way-north www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/guided-tours/sandstone-caves-cultural-tour www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/guided-tours/tara-cave-cultural-tour www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/guided-tours/morning-with-the-birds-in-the-bungles
465_352674_21Oct2019151309_WCC Expo.jpg Community Services Expo (Date TBC) 10/11/2021 10/11/2021 Coonabarabran Town Hall communitycare@warrumbungle.nsw.gov.au (02)6849 2200 www.warrumbungle.nsw.gov.au The annual Expo is a great opportunity for members of the community to come and get the latest information for services, organisation, businesses and groups who provide community services in the Warrumbungle Region. This Community Expo will be held on Wednesday, 10th November 2021 at the Coonabarabran Town Hall from 10:00am till 2:30pm. Warrumbungle Community Care encourages all members of the community to come along. 2021 Date TBC
438_352674_05Feb2021105916_Expo.jpg North West Equestrian Expo 4/06/2021 8/06/2021 Showground, Coonabarabran coona.expo@gmail.com www.nwequestrianexpo.com.au/ The program, rules and regulations can be accessed through the website. All schools must register via their Team Manager before your entries can be accepted. At the close of entries, each Team Manager will be expected to sign off on the students attending Expo and confirm that they are entered in the correct classes and that they do attend the school.
0_352674_06Jun2018143251_JamieGilbert_AAT_MilkyWay.jpg Siding Spring Observatory Open Day 2/10/2021 2/10/2021 Siding Spring Observatory brad.condon@anu.edu.au 0268426363 www.starfest.org.au Siding Spring Observatory Open Day 2021. Saturday 2nd October, 9:30am to 4pm. Come and explore Siding Spring Observatory. There’s a whole day of activities! Tour the telescopes with ANU staff! Hear talks by world famous astronomers in the new Lodge Conference Room! Watch 3D films in the Exploratory! Enjoy activities for the whole family, local market stalls and solar viewing by Tamworth Astronomy Club and Starr's Planetarium. See the science displays including solar viewing and Planetarium. Eat at the Dark Sky Cafe, or grab a sausage sizzle on the way round and much much more! No booking required, just come on up! Please visit starfest.org.au for further information
438_352674_02Jan2019151758_Jeff.JPG Dog-ana-bug-ana-ram Ride 18/09/2021 18/09/2021 Binnaway magicmits@gmail.com 0474036393 www.registernow.com.au For further information please contact 0474 036393 John 0429 020660 Mitchell
438_352674_21Aug2019151413_Professor Tamara Davis 2.jpg The Bok Lecture (Date TBC) 2/10/2021 2/10/2021 Siding Spring Observatory ssovisitorcentre@anu.edu.au 0436677494 www.starfest.org.au 2021 EVENT TO BE CONFIRMED The Bok Lecture is held in conjunction with Siding Spring Open Day. The BOK Lecture commences at 2.30pm in the Siding Spring Lodge Seminar Room. Entry is free. Guest speaker for 2021 event to be confirmed.
438_352674_09Oct2018141845_Waaci.jpg Warrumbungle Arts and Crafts Inc. (WAACI) Annual Exhibition and Expo (Date TBC) 20/10/2021 23/10/2021 Coonabarabran Town Hall, John Street, Coonabarabran. NSW waacipeople@yahoo.com.au 0268427846 or 0268421599 www.waaciartscrafts.wikifoundry.com *Event details to be confirmed* Warrumbungle Arts & Crafts Inc (WAACI) 2021 Annual Exhibition and Arts Expo @ Coonabarabran Town Hall. Wide range of Art and Craft - Demonstrations - Stalls - Displays. Opening Night: Wednesday 21st October 7.30pm. Open daily: 10am to 5pm Thursday 22nd October to Saturday 24th (closing 4pm).
0_352674_23Oct2018144319_complete-transp-01_vectorized.png Articulate Festival (Date TBC) 19/06/2020 20/06/2020 Coonabarabran hello@articulatefestival.com 0412729756 www.articulatefestival.com Articulate Festival is the free celebration of arts, inclusion, and culture in Coonabarabran. Designed to ensure that everyone can enjoy every event there's everything from live craft-making to busking, face painting, and an art exhibition. There's many more events scheduled so check the website closer to the event for the program. 2021 Date TBC.
445_352674_26Oct2018144222_Binnaway Races.jpg Binnaway Races 1/05/2021 1/05/2021 Binnaway Racetrack, Leaders Road coonavic@warrumbungle.nsw.gov.au 0456937349 Have a great day out at the Binnaway Races or make it a full weekend to enjoy the quaint country town of Binnaway. Available at the races is Sky and Tote, Lions Club Barbecue, Rifle Club Afternoon Tea, Bowling Club and Tooheys Bar. Also Best Dressed award. A bus service will be running from Binnaway for a gold coin donation! Accommodation and free camping available just on the outskirts of the township.
445_352674_26Oct2018145706_dunedoo show.jpg Dunedoo Show 11/02/2022 12/02/2022 Dunedoo Showground, Wargundy Street lucindamiller@bigpond.com 0427 720 204 The Dunedoo Show is a spectacular event - one of the best shows in the west! Come along and enjoy a great day and night of entertainment in a great country atmosphere. There will be steer and poddy calf riding, dog jumping, whip cracking, Jack Russell races, post splitting and chainsaw races. Please use the phone number or email provided for further details.
445_352674_26Oct2018151024_mendooran show.jpg Mendooran Show 26/03/2022 27/03/2022 Mendooran Showground mendooran.show@hotmail.com 0429688611 Mendooran Show will be held on 26th March 2022. Mendooran Annual Agricultural Show will feature equestrian events, pavilion displays, sheep and cattle, shearing display, tractor pull plus novelty events for both adults and children, including Iron Man or Woman and a tug-o-war. At the end of the show, gather around the bar and catch up with old mates, family and friends. Contact Louise Monk for further details.
525_352674_10Mar2021094713_6.jpg 2021 Coonabarabran Cup 24/10/2021 24/10/2021 Coonabarabran Race Course coonajockeyclub@gmail.com.au 0436 411 576 Come and enjoy a day of country racing at its best at Coonabarabran Jockey Club. The Club strives to maintain the family orientated atmosphere of the day. A very long standing tradition. Over the years we have had very generous support from our many sponsors which has helped greatly in attracting strong fields and we appreciate their support. They have Fashion On The Field from Turf Tots (3-10yrs) through to Silver Selection for the more mature & elegant race goer. Jumping castle and Face painting for the children, The Club provides a range of entertainment scheduled for race day, including TAB and Bookmakers on course for all meetings. The Club runs a full bar and food is available on course. If you want to get as close to the horses as possible then this is the track for you, with amazing grounds to enjoy. Head along to any of their 3 Race meetings throughout the year and see why it is know as ‘The Friendliest Race Club In The Bush’.. Make sure you keep up to date with Coonabarabran Jockey Club by following them on Instagram (@Coonabarabranjockeyclub) and Facebook (Coonabarabran Jockey Club) for all racing updates, event updates, photos and the social side of racing!
0_352674_07Jan2019154304_Rodeo best_edited-1.jpg Baradine Show 19/03/2022 19/03/2022 Baradine Showgrounds, Lachlan Street, Baradine cuttselizabeth0@googlemail.com 0447792464 Great fun for all the family! Young Farmers Challenge, Nakadoo Bull Ride, Yard Dog Trials, Children's entertainment, Live Music, Bar, Sideshows, Barbeque, Stalls, Demonstrations, Competitions & Displays, and much, much more! Visit www.facebook.com/baradineshowsociety
0_352674_09Jan2019084022_BDE7380D-5735-40DC-B611-BA52EA5586E1.jpeg The Binnaway Show 26/02/2022 26/02/2022 Binnaway Showground, Park Street binnaway.show@gmail.com 68441605 www.facebook.com/events/714083425618292/?ti=ia COVID safe rules are in place. Bring the family along for a relaxed day out with plenty of entertainment including whip cracking demonstration, dog jump, yard dog trials and Show & Shine along with all of the usual country show favourites. Tickets for the show are available through 123Tix.com.au. For further information please visit the shows Facebook. www.facebook.com/events/714083425618292/?ti=ia
0_352674_14Jan2019154839_ART IMAGE.jpg Binnaway "ART IN THE PAVILION" 25/02/2022 25/02/2022 Binnaway Showground, Park Street binnaway.show@gmail.com 0429441792 www.facebook.com/events/714083425618292/?ti=ia Details for 2022 show please contact the below contacts Contact Pam Southwell on 0429441792 for further details. Full program details available on the Binnaway show facebook page. www.facebook.com/events/714083425618292/?ti=ia
445_352674_07Jan2020141043_Australia Day.png Australia Day Awards Ceremony 26/01/2022 26/01/2022 Coona Golf Club zoeholcombe@hotmail.com The Coona Australia Day Awards commence at 6pm. Orbital Swing Band, Rotary BBQ, 2WCR live broadcast followed by a movie under the stars from 8pm.
438_352674_03Feb2021085016_Pster Art Preview 2021.jpg Mendooran PA&H Association Art Evening 24/03/2022 24/03/2022 Mendooran Mechanics Institute Hall mendooran.show@hotmail.com 0429 688611 Mendooran PA&H Assoc Inc will be hosting their Annual Art Evening on Thursday 24th March 2022 from 7pm - 9.30pm at the Mendooran Mechanics Institute Hall. Come and view a variety of art in our air conditioned hall. Entry is $15. Complimentary drinks and finger food will be provided. Lucky door prize and art for sale on the night. Children welcome with adult supervision.
465_352674_25Oct2019150330_Coonabarabran Show.jpg Coonabarabran Show (Dates TBC) 10/03/2022 12/03/2022 Coonabarabran Showground coonashow@gmail.com Show office 02 6842 3177 Mobile 0427 423 177 facebook.com/coonashow Welcome to the The 2022 Coonabarabran Show! Come & See; Horse, Cattle, Sheep, Young Farmers Challenge & Yard Dog Events. Visit the Pavilions and see Wool, Poultry, Garden & Farm Produce, Jams, Sauces & Pickles, Cooking, Cakes, Handicraft, Needlework, Knitting & Crochet, Visual Arts, Photography, Horticulture & Scarecrow Displays. Special Attractions include; Fri night RODEO, Animal Nursery, Face Painting, Trailer Backup, Vintage Car Display, Troppo Magic, Ag Bike Challenge, Dog Jump, Sheaf Tossing, Sat night Junior Talent Quest & 9pm Fireworks display.
445_352674_29Jan2020102915_art preview coona.jpg Coonabarabran Show Art Preview Night (dates TBC) 10/03/2022 10/03/2022 Art Pavilion, Coonabarabran Showground coonashow@gmail.com facebook.com/coonashow Coonabarabran Show Art Preview Night Supper & refreshments provided Pick the People’s Choice daily - gold coin Lucky Door Prize Venue: The Art Pavilion at the Showground Admission: $8.00 Performance by The Orbital Swing Band
0_352674_21Feb2019130813_Rodeo2.jpg Coonabarabran Show Rodeo (date TBC) 11/03/2022 11/03/2022 Coonabarabran Showground, Main Arena coonashow@gmail.com 0429 007 413 facebook.com/coonashow Coonabarabran Show Rodeo Friday night 11th March from 6.30pm in the Main Arena Classes include: Novice Bull Ride, Poddy Ride (Under 11 years), Steer Ride (11-14 years), Junior Bull Ride (14-18 years), Mini Bull Ride, and Open Bull Ride. Cash Prize Money and Bar facilities Ringside. Nominations taken on the night from 5pm. Entrants enquiries please call Steve Coe 0429 007 413
525_352674_15Mar2021140803_Hartwood Festival.jpg Hartwood Campfire and Country Music Festival 15/04/2022 18/04/2022 301 Saltwater Rd, Bomera 2357 info@hartwoodfestival.com.au 0456780824 www.hartwoodfestival.com.au Every Easter the gates of Hartwood, just south of Tambar Springs, open for the public to enjoy a long-weekend of first-class country music and entertainment in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. A campfire stage, set amongst the trees, presents a combination of professional and 'walk-up' artists and performers every night, from Monday through to Sunday. Meanwhile a second stage provides non-stop professional country music and bush poetry entertainment from Friday afternoon and all day Saturday and Sunday. ​Campers are encouraged to come early to get a good camping spot. The gates open eleven days prior to the start of the festival, fees applies, no EFTPOS facilities available. This gives campers the chance the extend their stay in the peace and tranquility of Hartwood. Hartwood has been called the people’s festival – pets and children attend for free. Hundreds of caravans, motorhomes, camper trailers, and a sprinkling of tents gather here for the week to enjoy the great country music entertainment, a laid back camping experience, and a special camaraderie with their fellow country music fans.
0_352674_12Sep2019115509_SIP for Council site.jpg Science in the Pub (Date TBC) 1/10/2021 1/10/2021 Coonabarabran Golf Club 2357partnership@gmail.com 0429 424 335 www.stickytickets.com.au/89374/science_in_the_pub_2019.aspx Join a fun filled evening discussing the mysteries of the universe! Details released as they become available. Please visit starfest.org.au for further information
0_352674_26Sep2019124031_9689D985-974D-4E9B-87F4-0DA720443669.png WESTPAC Annual Charity Golf Day (Date TBC) 16/10/2021 16/10/2021 Coonabarabran Golf Club coonabarabransg.wrhs@gmail.com Westpac Rescue Helicopter Annual Charity Golf Day will be held on Saturday 17th October 2020 at the Coonabarabran Golf Club. 4 way Ambrose, $100 per team. Lunch provided. Call 68421292 to book your team. For more information contact Amanda Sutherland on 0438980103.
0_352674_26Sep2019124347_424B1BDA-FA18-4DBD-8761-D9AF200EE74E.png Coonabarabran Yabbie Races (Date TBC) 23/10/2021 23/10/2021 Coonabarabran Bowling Club coonabarabransg.wrhs@gmail.com *EVENT & DATE TO BE CONFIRMED* Westpac Rescue Helicopter Annual Yabbie Races, Saturday 23rd October at the Coonabarabran Bowling Club. First races starts at 12 noon (finishing 4pm). Great family fun day! For more information contact Amanda Sutherland 0438980103.
525_352674_15Mar2021140637_Tunes on the turf.jpg Tunes on the Turf 12/11/2021 13/11/2021 DUNEDOO SPORTS CLUB belinda.fergusson30@gmail.com 0458750455 Tunes on the Turf Nov 12, 2021 - Nov 13, 2021 Location: Dunedoo Sports Club Phone: 0458750455 Email: belinda.fergusson30@gmail.com Dunedoo Sports Club's annual highlight is ‘Tunes On The Turf’, a music festival held on the second Saturday of November, now in its 9th year! TOTT is the major annual event with live music performed bi-monthly and on one-off occasions. It is a family-friendly, intergenerational festival which brings in live performances of original Australian music from around the country, some who have progressed onto the world stage. This is conducted from 2pm to 12 midnight on the lawn outside the club, hence the name. What started as a single day festival to promote our own artists and surrounds has grown into a weekend event not to be missed. Friday night features FREE live music on the verandah of the Sports Club. Visit the local Farmers Markets Saturday morning where buskers perform and see a Vintage Tractor and Car display. Marvel at the silo Art which features local jockey Hugh Bowman and Winx. Return to the Sports Club for 10 hours of non-stop music featuring artists from around NSW. Facebook: Tunes on the Turf
0_352674_14Feb2020151641_Save the date.JPG Tour de Gorge 4/09/2021 4/09/2021 Pilliga forest pfdc@environment.nsw.gov.au 02 6843 4011 www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au Pilliga Forest is a unique Australian landscape, offering rugged beauty on a grand scale. Tour de Gorge riders get exclusive access to parts of the forest rarely seen by the public. Spread the word as we prepare to celebrate the iconic Pilliga Forest To register your interest email Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre or call 02 6843 4011.
0_352674_18Nov2020101850_Artist in Studio.JPG Nights Watch Parliament Exhibition 2/12/2020 29/01/2021 The Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre pfdc@environment.nsw.gov.au (02) 6843 4011 www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au Official Opening of Art Exhibition will be held Friday 4th Dec 2020 @ The Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre, Baradine. Opening @ 3pm to 4.30pm by artist Therese Gabriel-Wilkins. All are welcome to attend. This multi sensory experience will take you into the world of the Barking, Grass, Sooty, Masked and Powerful Owls, bringing birds of the night into the light. Exhibition on display 2nd Dec 2020 - 29th Jan 2021. Open 7 days 9am - 4pm (except Xmas day)
0_352674_05Feb2021002302_OfficialLandingPage.jpeg Online Falun Dafa Meditation Class 1/03/2021 31/03/2021 Online webinar held on Google Meet, Warrumbungle falungongnsw@gmail.com 0422 550 664 app.acuityscheduling.com/schedule.php?owner=14286109 Let your stress melt away with the practice of Falun Dafa. In this free and fun online introduction seminar/workshop you will learn what the practice is about, ask questions in the Q&A and also join in learning one of the exercises at the end if you want to. Falun Dafa is always to learn free of charge. Register here --> app.acuityscheduling.com/schedule.php?owner=14286109 "I can easily say that my life is divided into two periods. Before and after Falun Dafa. Angry, discontent, irritable and insecure as well as chronically sick before! Healthy, happy secure and thankful for everything after Falun Dafa!" Cansin Goldring "Before practicing Falun Dafa I suffered from depression. After practicing Falun Dafa for a few months, I feel energized and so positive about life. I'm also much more resilient." Emma Hall Event 1. Falun Dafa Introductory Webinar Dates & Time: All Thursdays from Feb to March 2021, 8.15pm-8.45pm All Saturdays from Feb to March 2021, 5.30pm-6.00pm Event 2. Falun Dafa Exercises Demonstration Class Dates: All Wednesdays & Sundays from Feb to March 2021 Time: 7pm-8pm
0_352674_05Feb2021160203_Coonabarabran Garden Club.jpg Coonabarabran Garden Club (Date TBC) 2/10/2021 2/10/2021 Coonabarabran Presbyterian Church Hall godown@iinet.net.au 0268422446 Due to COVID the 2021 show may not go ahead, please contact the Garden Club for further details. Coonabarabran Garden Club is holding a Bulb and Camellia Spring Flower Show on the last Friday in August to be held in the Presbyterian Church Hall in John Street Coonabarabran NSW. Entries are free and accepted on the morning of the show, all welcome to enter. Please come and have lunch and enjoy the day. 2021 Date TBC
525_352674_01Apr2021103658_lasertag 2.jpg DARK SKY AWAKENS FESTIVAL Coonabarabran 2/10/2021 4/10/2021 darkskyawakens@gmail.com darkskyawakensfestival.com.au After cancelling in 2020, DARK SKY AWAKENS FESTIVAL is back in 2021! Joining forces with STARFEST, the weekend will combine both the serious & the fun sides of the galaxy! The major event will be a cabaret evening with Starman himself - Bowie Unzipped that will highlight the greatest hits in the universe! There will be kid friendly events, light sabres, dress ups, droids & of course Princess Leia & Darth Vader! Start practicing your wookie roar now! Keep an eye on the website for updates & tickets as the program becomes available. Book your accommodation early as this will be a weekend to remember!
0_352674_12Feb2021102103_Issi-Dye.jpg The Legends of ROCK'N'ROLL Tribute Show 17/02/2021 17/02/2021 Coonabarabran Bowling Club info@coonabarabranbowlingclub.com.au 0268421349 www.issidye.com/ All the great hits in one big show!! including JO'K, ELVIS and ISSI DYE. Time: 7.30pm, Tickets $20; Members $15
525_352674_15Mar2021140937_Coolah Rodei.jpg Black Stump Rodeo 6/03/2021 6/03/2021 3 Rivers Recreational Grounds blackstumprodeo@yahoo.com.au 0414435058 A full program Rodeo in the beautiful Coolah Valley. Great fun and entertainment for the whole family
0_352674_15Feb2021165749_thumbnail_DST- Postcard.jpg Virtual Solar System Drive Highlights with Fred Watson 1/03/2021 17/02/2022 Starts Warrumbungle Visitors Centre marnie@darkskytraveller.com.au 0417 689 003 www.darkskytraveller.com.au/daytours As you travel along the road from Coonabarabran to Siding Spring Observatory, you're not just driving on Timor Road, but through the Virtual Solar System. Download the Virtual Solar System App Highlight tour with Fred Watson, and you'll learn about the planets closest to the Sun, which is represented by the Anglo Australian Telescope dome! All the planets are to size and scale as they would be found in the real solar system. We recommend allowing at least 60 minutes, and downloading the tour before you leave the Warrumbungle Visitors Centre, where the tour begins.
0_352674_19Feb2021171859_LET THE SHOWS GO ON - WSC SITE LOGO.png Let the Shows Go On! GooseChase 1/03/2021 27/03/2021 26a Little Timor Street vivian@darkskyinnovations.com.au 0429424335 www.123tix.com.au/events/15424/let-the-shows-go-on-goosechase-join-a-gigantic-fun-game-using-your-mobile Think ‘Amazing Race’ crossed with ‘Panic Room’ scenarios and ‘Treasure hunts’ wrapped up in a show theme and you are coming close to the FUN of the'Let the Shows Go On!' Goose Chase. Dark Sky Innovations offer you cost effective fun using your mobile devices to engage with the gems of 11 rural communities. This Goosechase brings everyone together for family friendly fun that will have you laughing, active, creative and connected and if you are just a little bit competitive then you are in for some extra FUN and PRIZES! Hours of entertainment and fun to connect the whole family. Play as a team of any size. Easy to play, just download an app onto your device, find the game and you’re away and chasing with helpful hints along the way! The theme of this game takes you on a journey to connect you with 11 NSW rural/regional communities and their agricultural shows and includes Binnaway, Baradine, Coonabarabran, Dunedoo and Mendooran in the Warrumbungle Shire! Happy GooseChasing! Dark Sky Innovations
438_352674_01Mar2021110803_Three Rivers Markets.jpg Made n' Grown Market 13/03/2021 11/12/2021 Jubilee Hall, Dunedoo madengrown3rivers@gmail.com 0414769376 Made 'n Grown Three Rivers Produce and Artisan Market and is known as the friendliest little market in Central NSW. Come and find out for yourself - pay a visit, meet their friendly locals, stall holders and Landcare volunteers, have a chat, a bite to eat and a coffee, take a look around at the vibrant stalls, take part in a Landcare workshop, buy something from the bush and enjoy your time in their small rural town. The Market is held monthly (except for January and February) in Dunedoo, at the intersection of three major highways, midway between and only one hour away from the major regional cities of Mudgee or Dubbo. Their market stall holders sell locally grown and made produce and artisan goods - promoting sustainable living, healthy eating and community connections. You'll often find some local musicians busking and entertaining their visitors. Local produce includes fresh, raw produce, eggs, honey, flowers, plants, garden supplies and small livestock. Artisan products include value added goods such as cheese, pickles, jams, cakes and wine and locally made items, including crafts, handmade and upcycled products.
0_352674_03Mar2021164126_International womens day.jpg International Women's Day - Choose to Challenge 8/03/2021 8/03/2021 tibucgardens@gmail.com 0455112535 Come and celebrate International Women's Day - Choose to Challenge. Luncheon held at Tibuc Gardens, Timor Rd, Coonabarabran - Monday 8th March at 12pm, 3 course meal at $40 pp
438_352674_10Mar2021094857_History talk for sharon.JPG The Rise and Fall of Cobb & Co 9/04/2021 9/04/2021 Dunedoo Bowling Club nottsharron@hotmail.com 0428 859 509 Museums and Galleries of NSW and Dunedoo Historical Society and Museum invite your to join a history talk on the topic of "The Rise and Fall of Cobb & Co" at Dunedoo Bowling Club on Friday 9th April at 5:00pm to 6:15pm Presenter is author Sam Everingham Grab a table of friends, bring some nibbles, enjoy a drink and come on a journey that will blow you away. Please register your table with the bowling club or with Sharon Nott. Cobb & Co Pizzas will be available from 6pm so stay for a chat with our presenter, Sam.
525_352674_10Mar2021093921_3.jpg Coonabarabran Imperial Hotel Race Meeting 24/04/2021 24/04/2021 Coonabarabran Race Course coonajockeyclub@gmail.com 0436411576 Coonabarabran Jockey Club are away and racing on Saturday April 24 for the Coonabarabran Imperial Hotel Race Meeting. Come along and enjoy a great day of country racing! Keep up to date with updates, photos and racings social side by following Coonabarabran Jockey Clubs Instagram (@coonabarabranjockeyclub) and Facebook (Coonabarabran Jockey Club).
525_352674_10Mar2021094401_9.jpg Coonabarabran Jockey Club Winter Race Meeting 24/07/2021 24/07/2021 Coonabarabran Race Course coonajockeyclub@gmail.com 0436 411 576 Coonabarabran Jockey Club are having a winter race meeting. Dress up and come along for a great day out and enjoy country racing! Add Saturday July 24 to your calendars. Make sure to follow Coonabarabran Jockey Club on Instagram (@coonabarabranjockeyclub) and Facebook (Coonabarabran Jockey Club) for updates, photos and the social side of racing!
0_352674_12Mar2021113748_Aul logo 1.jpg Art Unlimited 29/05/2021 30/05/2021 Dunedoo Central School, Digilah St Dunedoo mezbrown@hotmail.com +61263758245 https://www.artunlimitednsw.com.au
0_352674_12Mar2021114554_Jude Fleming HR.jpeg ART UNLIMITED WEEKEND WORKSHOP WITH JUDE FLEMING 22/05/2021 30/05/2021 Cobbora Hall, Cobbora media@artunlimitednsw.com.au 0263751540 www.artunlimitednsw.com.au ART UNLIMITED WEEKEND WORKSHOP with JUDE FLEMING "THE LANGUAGE OF LANDSCAPE" COST: $285 PER STUDENT Join artist Jude Fleming for a weekend exploring drawing and painting techniques that will be expressive, personal and unique. The Language of Landscape will focus on the local landscape with both en plein air and studio work, invoking a personal response to the land and natural environment. Suitable for all levels of art making experience, the workshop will enable a sensory approach to landscape art works. On each of the two days participants will venture into the outdoors in the morning taking visual notes and making drawings. Afternoons will be spent fleshing out the drawings with paint and creating works that pay homage to the landscape. Bookings essential and numbers are limited - book online www.artunlimitednsw.com.au
525_352674_17Mar2021113117_Pilliga Ultra.jpg The Challenge, Pilliga Ultra 31/07/2021 31/07/2021 Pilliga Forrest hello@forwildplaces.com www.pilligaultra.raisely.com/
525_352674_24Mar2021100434_WINGS and THINGS POSTER Resize.jpg Wings & Things 17/04/2021 17/04/2021 Coonabarabran Aerodrome coonavic@warrumbungle.nsw.gov.au (02) 6849 2144 www.123tix.com.au/events/16218/warrumbungle-wings-n-things This new community event is a family-friendly day out with lots to see and do for all ages including car and plane exhibits, joy flights and scenic flights available, market stalls, BBQ, music, pony rides and raffles. This event will be a COVIDSafe event and tickets must be purchased online at www.123tix.com.au/events/16218/warrumbungle-wings-n-things. All entry fees raised will go to the Coonabarabran Volunteer Rescue Association (VRA). Wings N Things starts at 9:30am on Saturday 17 April 2021. To keep up to date with more information follow the Warrumbungle Region Facebook page or call the Coonabarabran Visitor Information Centre on (02) 6849 2144
0_352674_18Mar2021131918_Creativity Coupled2 2021.jpg Creativity Coupled Exhibition 18/03/2021 21/05/2021 50-58 Wellington Street pfdc@environment.nsw.gov.au 0268434011 www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au The Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre Invites everyone, to visit and view the latest art exhibition on display. Creativity Coupled is a collection of paintings and glass from local artists, Joe and Judy Shaloub. Exhibition on display from Thursday 18th March - Friday 21st May 2021. Open 7 days, 9am - 4pm.
438_352674_23Mar2021103206_Drive In Movie Coona Coolah.jpg Drive In Movie Nights 16/04/2021 17/04/2021 Coolah and Coonabarabran youth@warrumbungle.nsw.gov.au 0428248687 www.warrumbungle.nsw.gov.au Drive In Movie Nights 16 April, 2021 - Coolah Showground 17 April, 2021 - Coonabarabran Racecourse FREE ENTRY Cast your vote for your choice of movie www.facebook.com/youthwarrumbungle Gates open 6.00pm for 7.30pm start. Sitting area available - BYO chair/beanbag Food, drinks and snacks available or BYO picnic
438_352674_23Mar2021102652_1st April Flyer Easter Movie 2021.jpg Easter Movie Night - Hop (G) 1/04/2021 1/04/2021 Coonabarabran Sport and Recreation Centre youth@warrumbungle.nsw.gov.au 0428248687 Easter Movie Night Thursday 1 April, 2021 7.00pm for 7.30pm start FREE EVENT BYO Bean Bag or cushion, blanket and snacks.
0_352674_02Apr2021093124_OUtback Archies-1.jpg Outback Archies Exhibition on tour 2/04/2021 20/04/2021 Space Art Gallery admion@outbackarts.com.au 0268222484 The 'Outback Archies On Tour' Exhibition is a selection pf specially curated artworks drawn from Outback Arts' 10th Annual Art Prize held in 2020. It contains many of the major prize winners and judges favourites.
0_352674_07Apr2021131824_Comedy POSTER_18 Apr 21_001.jpg Warrumbungle Youth Week Comedy Workshop 18/04/2021 18/04/2021 Youth@warrumbungle.nsw.gov.au Sunday 18th April, 2021 - 9am to 5.30pm - followed by Graduation Performance Workshop explores; - the craft of stand up comedy - the 'science of laughter - developing the character - sourcing and writing material - stage craft and microphone technique APPLY NOW - Limited spaces Priority places to young people 12-24 years. Adults welcome to apply Contact Mandy Sulter - 0428 248 687 or Youth@warrumbungle.nsw.gov.au
0_352674_28Apr2021112128_small.jpg Your Life Matters Out West 26/05/2021 26/05/2021 Coonabarabran Bowling Club admin@questforlife.org.au 02 4883 6599 www.questforlife.org.au/your-life-matters-out-west-workshops/ Quest for Life is offering a free workshop in Coonabarabran on Wednesday 26 May at the Coonabarabran Bowling Club room called Your Life Matters Out West. Participants will learn ways to help build resilience and learn practical tools, strategies, and skills to live well in challenging circumstances. Explore how to create inner peace, manage feelings better and easily incorporate relaxation into everyday life.
0_352674_29Apr2021162819_BOWC logo.png Building Our Warrumbungle Communities 10/05/2021 20/05/2021 Baradine, Coonabarabran, Binnaway, Mendooran, Dunedoo, and Coolah jo.wilkin@gmail.com https://www.buildingourwarrumbunglecommunities.org/ You are invited to be a part of the ‘Building our Warrumbungle Communities’ project. Renowned rural community renewal expert, Peter Kenyon, from Bank of Ideas will now conduct community planning events throughout the Shire in May 2021. Young or old, everyone needs to get involved in this Shire-wide event to plan what our communities need to prosper. Registration are through the website.
0_352674_04May2021151129_FRANKIE - COMING wsc.png Black Gate Distillery - World Whisky Day 15/05/2021 15/05/2021 72 Forrest Road MAIL@BLACKGATEDISTILLERY.COM 0268861123 www.blackgatedistillery.com Black Gate Distillery World Whisky Day Saturday 15th May 2021 Midday - 11pm. This event is strictly for people 18 years and over. Numbers are limited. Don't miss out! Hosts Brian and Genise invite you to come and enjoy a great day out with friends, and experience World Whisky Day at the Distillery. A fantastic line up of local, Australian and International whiskies and spirits available at the bar. Specialist Australian and International whisky and rum flights, craft beer and ciders. An assortment of smoked and barbecued meats and sides on offer throughout the day and night. Live music by Macquarie River Mudflappers and Paul McMillan "Irish".​ Breakfast on Sunday 16th May (book with entry ticket) Please contact us on 026886 1123 if you have any enquiries.
0_352674_13May2021132725_Landscape_portrait__1620874076_12616.jpg paint | sip | create - Paint Like Picasso Portrait Workshop 22/05/2021 22/05/2021 Makers Space, 39 Whiteley St, Dunedoo makers.space2844@gmail.com 0414769376 https://www.makersspace.com.au/events Artists like Toulouse Lautrec, Jackson Pollock and Diego Rivera painted while they sipped fine wine, and listened to great music and entertainment. paint | sip | create brings a little taste of this to people who don’t normally allow themselves time to unleash their creativity. You don’t need to know a single thing about painting to show up! We all need more creativity and art. Surprise yourself and paint a one-of-a-kind masterpiece during our professionally led class, in a non-judgemental environment, and take home a portrait in Picasso's Cubist style. Studio on Whitely workshops are relaxed and fun. You can socialise with friends and new acquaintances, sing along to some great music, or just relax and zone out. We will provide atmosphere and inspiration 100% of your materials and painting supplies 2 to 3 hours of instruction, for novice painters. Your facilitator will talk you through everything you need to know, from how to mix paint colours to what sort of brush strokes to use. Want to customise your painting? They will help you with that too.
0_352674_13May2021133736_WWKIPD.jpg World Wide Knit in Public Day Ktog 12/06/2021 12/06/2021 Made n' Grown Market, Jubilee Hall, Dunedoo makers.space2844@gmail.com 0414769376 https://www.makersspace.com.au/events FREE EVENT Join us for a KAL (knit along) to celebrate WWKIPD (World Wide Knit in Public Day) QUESTION: What could be better than some yarn therapy? ANSWER: Yarn therapy and a Ktog (knit together) with other yarn wranglers - in public! You need to bring . . . your sticks or hooks, yarn, a WIP (work in progress), a UFO (unfinished object) or CO (cast on) a new project any other fibre arts projects and tools - weavers, embroiderers, spinners, felters, french knitters or macrame makers are all welcome
0_352674_13May2021135033_01fb479d2f13c3e84087666983a8a3bab10699063e.jpg Made n' Grown Market 12/06/2021 12/06/2021 Jubilee Hall, Bolaro St, Dunedoo madengrownmarket3rivers@gmail.com.au 0414769376 www.facebook.com/madengrown FRESH PRODUCE AND SMALL LIVESTOCK | ARTISAN AND HANDMADE GOODS | FOOD | DRINKS | MUSIC We are known as the FRIENDLIEST LITTLE MARKET in the Central West! Some people visit our monthly markets to stock up on locally made and grown products, artisan goods and small livestock from our WIDE VARIETY OF STALL HOLDERS. Others come to have a bite to EAT and a COFFEE and to connect with others from OUR COMMUNITY. Please join us on the second Saturday of the month (March to December)
0_352674_13May2021135800_01fb479d2f13c3e84087666983a8a3bab10699063e.jpg Made n' Grown Market 10/07/2021 10/07/2021 Jubilee Hall, Bolaro St, Dunedoo mandengrown3rivers@gmail.com 0414769376 https://www.facebook.com/madengrown FRESH PRODUCE AND SMALL LIVESTOCK | ARTISAN AND HANDMADE GOODS | FOOD | DRINKS | MUSIC We are known as the FRIENDLIEST LITTLE MARKET in the Central West! Some people visit our monthly markets to stock up on locally made and grown products, artisan goods and small livestock from our WIDE VARIETY OF STALL HOLDERS. Others come to have a bite to EAT and a COFFEE and to connect with others from OUR COMMUNITY. Please join us on the second Saturday each month (March to December) - 8.30 to 12.30.
0_352674_13May2021140055_01fb479d2f13c3e84087666983a8a3bab10699063e.jpg Made n'Grown Market 14/08/2021 14/08/2021 Jubilee Hall, Bolaro St, Dunedoo madengrown3rivers@gmail.com 0414769376 https://www.facebook.com/madengrown FRESH PRODUCE AND SMALL LIVESTOCK | ARTISAN AND HANDMADE GOODS | FOOD | DRINKS | MUSIC We are known as the FRIENDLIEST LITTLE MARKET in the Central West! Some people visit our monthly markets to stock up on locally made and grown products, artisan goods and small livestock from our WIDE VARIETY OF STALL HOLDERS. Others come to have a bite to EAT and a COFFEE and to connect with others from OUR COMMUNITY. Please join us on the second Saturday each month (March to December) - 8.30 to 12.30.
0_352674_13May2021140846_IMG_2562.jpg Kidas are Makers - Absract Painting 2/07/2021 2/07/2021 Makers Space, Dunedoo makers.space2844@gmail.com 0414769376 www.makersspace.com.au/events Life is a blank canvas, and you need to throw all the paint on it you can. Let’s get messy and throw some paint! Create an orignal abstract art work to hang on your wall. We will provide . . . a blank canvas, stetched on a wooden frame paint You need to bring . . . old clothes to wear, in case it gets really messy! your best bowling technique - underarm or overarm will be permitted BIG KIDS ARE ALSO WELCOME.
0_352674_13May2021141333_images.jpeg Mindfulness Through Photography 17/07/2021 17/07/2021 Makers Space, Dunedoo makers.space2844@gmail.com 0414769376 www.makersspace.com.au/events Mind full or mindful? Practice the art of being present, being in the moment and being mindful. Be ready to clear the mind chatter and explore the environment, through the eyes of a photographer. You need to bring . . . your smart phone (make sure you know where to find your phone’s camera and how to use it) No photography skills required!

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