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

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525_352674_30Jul2021163328_4.jpg Coonabarabran Townlife Market Date TBC 24/07/2022 24/07/2022 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!
600_352674_30Mar2023114317_Bunny_Bazaar_2048x1536.jpg Coonabarabran Bunny Bazaar 8/04/2023 8/04/2023 John Street CBD coonabarabranchambers@gmail.com 0428288244 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.
525_352674_02Nov2022153210_Coolah Veterans Touch Football.jpg Veterans Touch Football 5/11/2022 5/11/2022 Coolah Sports Ground wayne@haynesfarm.com.au 0457714194 https://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.
445_352674_29Dec2017101522_Mendooran races.jpg Mendooran Turf Club Races 2/09/2023 2/09/2023 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!
438_352674_05Feb2021105916_Expo.jpg North West Equestrian Expo 2/06/2023 6/06/2023 Showground, Coonabarabran coona.expo@gmail.com https://www.nwequestrianexpo.com.au/ Get ready for another big year at the North West Equestrian Expo. The full 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 1/10/2022 1/10/2022 Siding Spring Observatory brad.condon@anu.edu.au 0268426363 http://www.starfest.org.au For just one day of the year, Siding Spring Observatory in Coonabarabran opens its telescopes to the public. It's your chance to take a closer look at Australia's largest optical astronomy site. A great day out with presentations by internationally - acclaimed astronomers, science displays, food stalls, markets, solar observing and activities for children. The day begins at 9am.
438_352674_02Jan2019151758_Jeff.JPG Dog-ana-bug-ana-ram Ride 17/09/2022 17/09/2022 Binnaway magicmits@gmail.com 0474036393 https://www.registernow.com.au For further information please contact 0474 036393 John 0429 020660 Mitchell
525_352674_23Aug2022141859_The Bok Lecture.jpg The Bok Lecture 1/10/2022 1/10/2022 Siding Spring Observatory ssovisitorcentre@anu.edu.au 0436677494 https://www.starfest.org.au This Years guest speaker is Distinguished Professor Susan M. Scott. Professor Susan is from The Australian National University and is a Gravitational Wave Detection Expert. The BOK Lecture will be held in the SSO Lodge Conference Room on Saturday 1 October at 2.30pm, entry is free.
438_352674_09Oct2018141845_Waaci.jpg Warrumbungle Arts and Crafts Inc. (WAACI) 19/10/2022 22/10/2022 Coonabarabran Town Hall, John Street, Coonabarabran. NSW waacipeople@yahoo.com.au 0268427846 or 0268421599 https://www.waaciartscrafts.wikifoundry.com WAACI invites people of all skills and interests to join us in creating art and crafts. We have an Annual judged Art & Craft Exhibition and Expo each October at the Coonabarabran Town Hall which is well supported by both entrants and visitors.
445_352674_26Oct2018144222_Binnaway Races.jpg Binnaway Races 2023 29/04/2023 29/04/2023 Binnaway Racetrack, Leaders Road coonavic@warrumbungle.nsw.gov.au 0456937349 https://www.facebook.com/Binnaway-Jockey-Club-1501511373446138 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 10/02/2023 11/02/2023 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, yard dog trials, show jumping and many more. Please use the phone number or email provided for further details.
525_352674_03Mar2022105825_4.jpg Mendooran Show 23/03/2024 23/03/2024 Mendooran Showground mendooran.show@hotmail.com 0429688611 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.
0_352674_09Jan2019084022_BDE7380D-5735-40DC-B611-BA52EA5586E1.jpeg Binnaway Show 25/02/2023 25/02/2023 Binnaway Showground, Park Street binnaway.show@gmail.com 0429441792 https://www.binnawayshowground.com/binnaway-show Bring the family along for a relaxed day out with plenty of entertainment including yard dog trials, horse events, car show, beef cattle, sand sculpture workshops & Elijay Freestyle Motorbike Action along with all of the usual country show favourites. Tickets for the show are available through 123Tix.com.au.
0_352674_14Jan2019154839_ART IMAGE.jpg Binnaway Show Art Preview Evening 24/02/2023 24/02/2023 Binnaway Showground, Park Street binnaway.show@gmail.com 0429441792 https://www.binnawayshowground.com/binnaway-show Binnaway Show Art Preview Evening is on Friday 24th February beginning at 7pm. Head along to the Binnaway showgrounds to preview the art & photographic exhibits in the main pavilion, paintings will also be available to purchase on the night. Entry is $10 at the door. Refreshments and food available. Everyone is welcome!
600_352674_16Jan2023165308_Australian_Day_2023_2048x1536.png Australia Day Awards Ceremony 26/01/2023 26/01/2023 Coonabarbran Golf Club zoeholcombe@hotmail.com The Coonabarabran Australia Day held at the Golf Club, from 2:30pm Slip n Slide, BBQ, Slushies. 3:30pm Live music, local talent. 6:00pm Australia Day and Community Awards. Free BBQ, Choir, Town Band, 2WCRFM. Free Courtesy bus running all-day from 2:30pm.
525_352674_15Mar2022153955_Mendooran Art Preview Evening.jpg Mendooran PA&H Association Art Evening 7/10/2022 7/10/2022 Mendooran Mechanics Institute Hall glenveigh@activ8.net.au 0429 688611 or 0429 415 359 https://www.facebook.com/mendooranpah/ Mendooran PA&H Assoc Inc will be hosting their Annual Art Evening on Friday the 7th October, 7pm till 9-30pm at the Mendooran Mechanics Institute Hall. Come and view a variety of art in our air conditioned hall. Entry is $20 adults. Complimentary drinks and finger food will be provided. Raffle of work by local artist, Christine O’Leary, lucky door prize and art for sale on the night. Children welcome with adult supervision. Entry forms for art exhibition are available on request via above emails and on Mendooran PA&H facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/mendooranpah/
465_352674_25Oct2019150330_Coonabarabran Show.jpg Coonabarabran Show 7/03/2024 9/03/2024 Coonabarabran Showground coonashow@gmail.com Show office 02 6842 3177 Mobile 0427 423 177 http://www.coonashow.com.au/ Welcome to the 2024 Coonabarabran Show! Come & see horse, cattle, sheep, Young Farmers Challenge & yard dog events. Visit the pavilions to view the wool, poultry, garden & farm produce, jams, sauces & pickles, cooking, handicraft, needlework, knitting & crochet, visual arts, photography, horticulture & scarecrow displays. Special attractions include Friday night rodeo, animal nursery, ag bike challenge, Johns' Reptile Display & Murphys' Puppets. Don't forget to buy tickets at 123tix.com.au/events/36755
600_352674_24Feb2023123450_Art-Preview-Night-1024x724_2048x1536.png Coonabarabran Show Art Preview Night 9/03/2023 9/03/2023 Art Pavilion, Coonabarabran Showground coonashow@gmail.com http://www.coonashow.com.au/ Coonabarabran Show Art Preview Night will be held on Thursday 9th March, commencing at 7pm in the Art Pavilion, Coonabarabran Showground. Entry is $10 with supper & refreshments. Pick the people's choice with a gold coin entry fee or be in the running for the lucky door prize. A performance will be held by the Orbital Swing Band.
525_352674_02Mar2022111010_DSCF9580.JPG Hartwood Campfire and Country Music Festival 7/04/2023 10/04/2023 301 Saltwater Rd, Bomera 2357 info@hartwoodfestival.com.au 0456780824 https://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.
525_352674_22Jul2021143559_Science in the Pub.jpg Science in the Pub 30/09/2022 30/09/2022 2357partnership@gmail.com 0429 424 335 http://www.starfest.org.au/ Ever wondered what that green light in the sky was, or if we will be living on Mars soon? Come along and join staff from Siding Spring Observatory for an evening of light-hearted banter and debate with world-famous astronomers, engineers and science communicators.
525_352674_15Nov2021095421_Dark Sky Festival Postcard.jpg Dark Sky Awakens Festival 4/05/2024 5/05/2024 Coonabarabran darkskyawakens@gmail.com 0417684113 https://www.darkskyawakensfestival.com.au Date for 2024 TBC Joining forces with STARFEST, the weekend will combine both the serious & the fun sides of the galaxy! 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!
438_352674_03Jun2022144646_WMB Logo Final ART.jpg Black Stump Rodeo 25/03/2023 25/03/2023 3 Rivers Recreational Grounds blackstumprodeo@yahoo.com.au 0414435058 https://www.facebook.com/BlackStumpRodeoComittee A full program Rodeo in the beautiful Coolah Valley. Great fun and entertainment for the whole family. Head to facebook now for the full list of events.
0_352674_15Feb2021165749_thumbnail_DST- Postcard.jpg Virtual Solar System Drive Highlights with Fred Watson 1/08/2022 31/12/2023 Starts Coonabarabran Visitors Centre marnie@darkskytraveller.com.au 0417 689 003 https://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.
WESTPAC Annual Charity Golf Day 29/10/2022 29/10/2022 Coonabarabran Golf Club coonabarabransg.wrhs@gmail.com Date for 2022 TBC Westpac Rescue Helicopter Annual Charity Golf Day will be held on Saturday 15th October 2022 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.
Coonabarabran Yabbie Races 22/10/2022 22/10/2022 Coonabarabran Bowling Club coonabarabransg.wrhs@gmail.com 0438980103 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_18Oct2021122052_Christmas Spectular.jpg Coonabarabran Christmas Spectacular 10/12/2022 10/12/2022 #1 oval coonakidscarols@gmail.com 0428973779 Saturday 10 December 2022, 5PM Markets, 7PM Carols Coonabarabran Christmas Spectacular Markets and Carols. Please email for an information pack if you are interested in holding a stall and / or performing. More Information to come
525_352674_11Nov2021161525_DSCF1765.JPG Pilliga Pottery Workshops 1/10/2022 11/11/2022 Pilliga Pottery barkalafarmpilligapottery@gmail.com 68422239 www.barkalafarmstay.com.au/pottery/pottery-workshops-2/?v=322b26af01d5 The months of July, Aug, Sept, Oct and November Workshop available for bookings. Take in the full experience of Pilliga Pottery by booking a Pottery Workshop where you will get the chance to create your own masterpiece. There are a range of different options which cater for the whole family. Book online now at the website above!
0_352674_19Jan2022155351_271709065_256860279892843_3642859997336693716_n.jpg Yarn Therapy 20/11/2022 20/11/2022 Makers Space makers.space2844@gmail.com 0414 769 376 https://www.makersspace.com.au/events FREE event - no strings attached! As your yarn begins to unwind, so do you and yarn is cheaper than therapy. Why not drop in for a bit of Sunday down-time and let yourself unwind with some yarn therapy? Come for the whole four hours, or drop in for a quick yarn it’s not just for knitters! All fibre artists and makers are welcome. We will provide tea, coffee and cake - for a gold coin donation. You will need your yarn or fibre projects - whatever your craft & a lunchbox for yourself filled with deliciousness. Please register if you are coming, so we can make sure there is enough cake.
0_352674_22Feb2022145958_WWD 2022 Promotional Picture.jpg Black Gate Distillery World Whisky Day 20/05/2023 20/05/2023 Black Gate Distillery 72 Forest Rd, Mendooran NSW 2842 mail@blackgatedistillery.com 0268861123 https://www.blackgatedistillery.com/world-whisky-day 2023 date TBC Brian and Genise invite you to come and enjoy a great day out with friends, and experience award winning event: World Whisky Day at Black Gate 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 others TBA.​ Complimentary transport available from designated areas in Mendooran. Breakfast on Sunday (book with entry ticket). Tickets will be available in March. For more details please visit our website www.blackgatedistillery.com
600_352674_06Mar2023112258_Baradine_Show_FEB_2023.jpg_2048x1536.jpg Baradine Show 18/03/2023 18/03/2023 baradineshow@gmail.com 0401 238 374 Facebook/baradineshowsociety 18 March 2023 Baradine Show offers some great family entertainment. Held over one day with exhibitions, with it horse events, cattle and sheep judging, speed sheer competitions, motorbike barrel racing and many more. Once again, the Baradine CWA is running its men’s cooking challenge with a $100 first prize up for grabs for the best sponge cake. The full day of events comes to a spectacular conclusion with a fire show extravaganza. Admission at the gate cash only - no eftpos
525_352674_07Nov2022092925_Tunes on the turf 2022.jpg Tunes on the Turf 10/11/2023 11/11/2023 Dunedoo Sports Club belinda.fergusson30@gmail.com 0458750455 https://www.facebook.com/tunesontheturf/ Tunes On The Turf is a music festival supporting and featuring live performances of original Australian music second weekend in November every year at the Dunedoo Sports Club. Rain, hail or shine-which it usually does, the festival will go ahead! Support small regional communities! Friday night features live music on the veranda, browse the local Farmers Markets Saturday morning and check out our recently painted silos featuring local jockey Hugh Bowman and WINX; enjoy a gelato, coffee, cheese platter or picnic hamper, then head to the Sports Club for 10 hours of non-stop music featuring artists from around New South Wales. Finish off the weekend with a relaxing round of golf. Hot food and cool drinks for visitors to indulge in. Families are welcome with a playground for the kids to share and much more. Free camping area for ticket holders, no need to book. Tickets available at the gate, on Facebook, and online through the website.
438_352674_22Jun2022100715_Dunedoo Markets.jpg Made n' Grown Markets 12/11/2022 12/11/2022 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.
0_352674_30May2022210126_Christmas Carnival.jpg Dunedoo Lions Christmas Carnival 17/12/2022 17/12/2022 Dunedoo Sports Club belinda.fergusson30@gmail.com +61458750455 The Lions Christmas Carnival, held at the Dunedoo Sports Club, is the culmination of Christmas for the Dunedoo Lions. The event caters for our whole community and embraces local families as well as the visitors and family members who often return over the Christmas period. Kicking off at 5pm with live music throughout the night; sleigh rides, fairy floss, knock ém downs, dancing Disney Characters and jumping castles for the kids, and chocolate wheel raffles for the adults. Local children, who attend Step-Up Dance Academy, perform and Santa arrives around 7pm to hand out show bags. The Christmas Lights Competition runs for the month of December. As with all events, volunteer assistance is vital and we are fortunate to have a great group who assist each year with setting up, selling tickets and 100 Clubs, manning the jumping castles and packing up. Dunedoo Men's Shed run the BBQ and the Hospital Auxiliary provide tea, coffee, drinks and slices.
0_352674_16Jun2022133602_NAIDOC Main Poster.png NAIDOC Week 2022 4/07/2022 8/07/2022 Various locations across Coonabarabran coonabarabran.lalc@bigpond.com 0268423137 https://www.facebook.com/Coonabarabran-Local-Aboriginal-Land-Council-556730838045649 NAIDOC Week Celebrations will be held in Coonabarabran from 4 July to 8 July. These are free community events including Opening Ceremony (Monday 4 July 10am-11am), Community Family Funday (Monday 4 July 11am-2pm), Art workshops (Wednesday 6 July 10am-12pm), Lingo Bingo (Wednesday 6 July 2pm-4pm), Sandstone Caves Walk (Friday 8 July 10am-12pm). Please contact Coonabarabran Local Aboriginal Land Council for more information and to book Art Workshops.
0_352674_28Jun2022130117_64F72FCF-D9EA-413A-B534-526EA10219A9.jpeg Imperial Hotel Winter Cup 22/07/2023 22/07/2023 Coonabarabran Race Course coonajockeyclub@gmail.com 0436 411 576 https://www.facebook.com/CoonaJockeyClub Come along and enjoy a great day out at The Imperial Hotel Race Meeting on Saturday 22nd July with 6 races, Fashion on the Field, bar & BBQ. Party afterwards at the Imperial Hotel.
445_352674_19Mar2023094521_tour de Gorge 2019.jpg 2023 Tour de Gorge 2/09/2023 2/09/2023 Pilliga Forest pfdc@environment.nsw.gov.au 02 6843 4011 www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au We are excited to announce the famous Tour de Gorge in the Pilliga Forest will be held at Dandry Gorge on Saturday 2nd September 2023. Starting with a briefing after 8am, there will be short and long routes on family friendly trails through our beautiful bush. Make a morning of it with various stall holders in attendance and a BBQ by the Baradine Central School. If not riding, you could enjoy the 3km Sculptures in the Scrub walking track or bring a camp chair and book to relax while you wait. Further information and details TBC. For enquiries or to be added to the emailing list, please email the Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre.
525_352674_03Aug2022114921_WingsThings Event September.jpg Warrumbungle Wings & Things 10/09/2022 10/09/2022 Coonabarabran Aerodrome coonavic@warrumbungle.nsw.gov.au 0268492144 https://www.facebook.com/WarrumbungleWingsNThings This new regional 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, barbecue, music and raffles. Featuring 2019 Air World Race Champion Matt Hall, this event is not to be missed. To keep up to date with more information follow the Warrumbungle Wings and Things Facebook page
525_352674_31Aug2022091734_Community Care.jpg Warrumbungle Community Care Community Services Expo 9/11/2022 9/11/2022 Coonabarabran Town Hall communitycare@warrumbungle.nsw.gov.au 0268492200 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 at the Coonabarabran Town Hall from 10:00am till 3:00pm. Warrumbungle Community Care encourage all members of the community to come along.
525_352674_06Oct2022160630_BUNGLE RUMBLE POSTER - REVISED-1.jpg Bungle Rumble 26/11/2022 26/11/2022 Coonabarabran Showground kodibrady81@gmail.com 0411696490 Bungle Rumble is coming to Coonabarabran on Saturday, 26 November at the Coonabarabran Showground. Featuring Live Music, Markets & Foodstalls, this is a not-to-be-missed event. The Black Sorrows will headline the events with support from Phil Varty, Better Late than Never, Castlereagh Connection, Balls & All plus Signal Creative. Entry is free, so jump online and grab your tickets now!
0_352674_08Nov2022212007_651534EF-B34E-407B-AC05-B4E4F7D0767D.png Binnaway Lions Club Christmas Tree 19/11/2022 19/11/2022 Binnaway Town Oval Info@larrytolmie.com.au http://binnaway.nsw.lions.org.au/ Binnaway Lions Club’s annual Christmas Tree. Community Christmas Tree event hosted by the Binnaway Lions Club. This will feature rides, stalls, hams, kids eat free, laser lights & Santa! Come along Saturday November 19 from 6pm for a great family night out! Laser Light Display sponsored by Warrumbungle Shire Council.
445_352674_14Feb2023105003_black horse image.JPG Coonabarabran Cup 22/10/2023 22/10/2023 Coonabarabran Racecourse coonajockeyclub@gmail.com 0436 411 576 https://www.facebook.com/CoonaJockeyClub Come and enjoy a day of country racing at its best at the 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 greatly helped in attracting strong fields and we appreciate their support. We have Fashion On The Field. 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 our 3 Race meetings throughout the year and see why it is known as ‘The Friendliest Race Club In The Bush’. Make sure you keep up to date with Coonabarabran Jockey Club by following on Instagram (@Coonabarabranjockeyclub) and Facebook (Coonabarabran Jockey Club) for all racing updates, event updates, photos and the social side of racing! Tickets on sale at 123tix.com.au
600_352674_09Feb2023111614_Celebration of Service FEB 20231024_1.jpg Celebration of Service 19/02/2023 19/02/2023 Coonabarabran GOlf Club andrew@coonabarabrananglican.org.au 0418 944 506 A time of recognition, thanksgiving and prayer for those who lead and serve our community. BBQ to follow. All welcome.
0_352674_14Feb2023074845_20230118_093854.jpg Aerospace Academy 15/04/2023 17/04/2023 Coonabarabran Town Hall onegiantleap@bigpond.com 0412326509 https://onegiantleapfoundation.com.au/aerospace-academy/ FREE SCHOOL HOLIDAY STEM PROGRAM The school holidays are coming! Are you interested in space, aviation or careers in STEM? If you are a New South Wales student aged 12 to 15, Aerospace Academy is for you! Gain practical experience in building, testing, and launching rockets. Learn about space agriculture and what humans need to live in space. Engage with flight simulators as you explore aerodynamics. Learn how to safely operate drones. Find out about careers in the aviation and space sectors and MORE! These FREE whole day workshops come to you thanks to the support of the New South Wales Government and One Giant Leap Australia Foundation.
0_352674_25Feb2023154656_Carp Muster Flier.jpg Dunedoo Carp Muster and Kids Fishing Clinic 11/03/2023 11/03/2023 Dunedoo madengrown3rivers@gmail.com 0414769376 Join in for some family fun and win cash and prizes in the 2023 Dunedoo Carp Muster. Cast a line, catch a carp and care for our rivers. REGISTRATION CATEGORIES * Adult - $10 * Junior (up to 10 years) - $5 * Youth (11 to 18 years) - $5 * Family or Team (up to 5 people) - $30 Register online and get a complimentary ticket in our HUGE PRIZE PACKAGE RAFFLE. TO REGISTER ONLINE - just click on the Eventbrite link below. https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/541827519697 TO REGISTER ON THE DAY - 8.30 to 10.30 am at the Made n’ Grown Market. O. L. Milling Park, Bolaro St, Dunedoo Competition Information, Rules and Prize List will be posted on Facebook leading up to the event.
0_352674_25Feb2023205539_GoDaddyStudioPage-0.png Made n' Grown Market 11/03/2023 11/03/2023 madengrown3rivers@gmail.com 0414769376 The Made n' Grown Market is known as the friendliest little Market in the Central West, with stalls selling fresh produce, small livestock, artisan products and handmade items. Come along for some shopping, to connect with your community, grab some delicious hot food from our BBQ and enjoy a coffee or tea with friends and family.
0_352674_01Mar2023104753_Coonabarabran Workshop flyer1024_1.jpg Shine Online Workshop (Coonabarabran) 20/03/2023 20/03/2023 Coonabarabran Golf Club rebecca@biz.com.au 0428711660 www.bizhq.com.au
0_352674_01Mar2023105027_Coolah Workshop flyer_page-0001.jpg Shine Online Workshop (Coolah) 29/03/2023 29/03/2023 Coolah Sporting Club rebecca@biz.com.au 0428711660 www.bizhq.com.au
0_352674_15Mar2023134534_Flyer_for_Riverwalk_Opening_RW_Paper_002_2048x1536.jpg Official Opening of the Coolaburragundy Riverwalk 18/03/2023 18/03/2023 At the end of Cunningham ST and Booyamurra ST coordinator@coolahddg.onmicrosoft.com https://coolahnsw.com.au/coolaburragundy-riverwalk/ The event marks the Official opening Coolaburragundy Riverwalk Recreational Pathway in Coolah. A must for the visitor (and local!) to Coolah, is to undertake a leisurely ramble along the Coolaburragundy Riverwalk. The event official kicks off at 11AM with lunch at 12 noon, lunch is provided for all, with live music, carp muster, coffee van, tree planting and many more activates.
0_352674_16Mar2023154433_Pride_in_the_Park_-_Poster_March_2023_2048x1536.jpg Pride in the Park 25/03/2023 25/03/2023 Neilson Park, Essex St, Coonabarabran NSW 2357 kodibrady81@gmail.com Join us to celebrate love and uplift our vibrant LGBQTIA+ Community, Free family event with markets, food and drink, local entertainment & more. And remember BE COLOURFUL, BE KIND, BE PROUND
445_352674_21Mar2023145103_art unlimited.png Art Unlimited 2023 Exhibition 20/05/2023 28/05/2023 Dunedoo Central School media@artunlimitednsw.com.au 0263751540 www.artunlimitednsw.com.au Art Unlimited, Dunedoo’s annual art competition and exhibition, will be held from 20-21 & 27-28 May 2023. Art Unlimited has established a reputation as one of regional Australia’s leading art competitions with more than 400 artists, photographers and ceramicists vying for prize money in excess of $14,000. Tickets for the catered opening night on Friday 19 May are $40 and will be available online via the Art Unlimited website. Superb quality catering is provided by Dunedoo Central School hospitality students. Entry to the 10-day exhibition is $5, payable at the door of Dunedoo Central School hall, Digilah Street, Dunedoo. Exhibition hours are 9.30am to 4pm each day except Sunday 28 May when the event closes at 3pm. Artist entry forms and further information can be obtained by visiting the Art Unlimited website www.artunlimitednsw.com.au
600_352674_30Mar2023115047_Biodiversity_Field_Day_MAR_2023_2048x1536.jpg Biodiversity Field Day 1/04/2023 1/04/2023 Adjacent to 236 Timor Rd laura50@skymesh.com.au 0437423729 Join us for a Free field day at the rifle range reserve. Walk with a local Gomeroi Elder, explore local flora with Bilby Blooms, and learn about the local fauna with Ecologist Phil Spark. RSVP essential for catering so ring or email ahead of time.
600_352674_30Mar2023141231_Walk_o_the_wide_side_pilliga_2048x1536.png Walk on the Wild side in the Pilliga 6/04/2023 6/04/2023 The Pilliga National Park, Sculptures in the Scrub walking track parks.info@environment.nsw.gov.au 1300 072 757 https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/guided-tours/walk-on-wild-side-pilliga With the upcoming School Holidays the NSW national Parks & Wildlife team would like you to join an experienced National Parks guide and explore the beauty of Timmallallie National Park. This tour is designed to bring your senses alive as you explore the sights, sounds and smells of this beautiful area. Discover the bushland sounds that combine to create the area’s soundscape. Listen out for beautiful bird song and learn the skills of bird watching. Your guide will help you track down areas filled with wildflowers and point out where to look for evidence of animal tracks. Make sure to keep your eyes peels for any animals among the scrub. It’s a good idea to wear comfortable, enclosed shoes and all-weather clothing. Don’t forget to bring a hat, sunscreen, drinking water and snacks. Bookings essential!
600_352674_30Mar2023141706_walk-on-the-wild-side-warrumbungle_2048x1536.jpg Walk on the wild side at the Warrumbungle's 11/04/2023 17/04/2023 Warrumbungle National Park, Wambelong Nature walking track parks.info@environment.nsw.gov.au 1300072757 https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/guided-tours/walk-on-wild-side-warrumbungles With the upcoming School Holidays the NSW national Parks & Wildlife team would like you to join an experienced National Parks guide and explore the beauty of Warrumbungle National Park. This tour is designed to bring your senses alive as you explore the sights, sounds and smells of this beautiful area. Discover the bushland sounds that combine to create the area’s soundscape. Listen out for beautiful bird song and learn the skills of bird watching. Your guide will help you track down areas filled with wildflowers and point out where to look for evidence of animal tracks. Make sure to keep your eyes peels for any animals among the scrub. It’s a good idea to wear comfortable, enclosed shoes and all-weather clothing. Don’t forget to bring a hat, sunscreen, drinking water and snacks. When: Tuesday 11, Thursday 13, Friday 14 and Tuesday 18 April 2023, 10am to 12pm. Wednesday 12 and Monday 17 April 2023, 3pm to 5pm. Bookings essential!
600_352674_30Mar2023142102_Pilliga_rambles_tag-alone_tour_2048x1536.jpg Pilliga rambles tag-along tour 5/04/2023 17/04/2023 Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre, Baradine parks.info@environment.nsw.gov.au 1300072757 https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/guided-tours/pilliga-rambles-tag-along-tour With the upcoming School Holidays the NSW national Parks & Wildlife team would like you Come along and enjoy a tag-a-long tour in the Pilliga Scrub. If you enjoy taking a 4WD on tag-along tours in new places, this tour is for you. You’ll be led by an NPWS guide who has a wealth of experience and stories of the Pilliga. You’ll travel along dirt roads to the best-kept secrets in the Pilliga, visiting old brumby trapping yards, camps, a cobble-stone road and much more. Along the way, you’ll enjoy morning tea at the heritage-listed, historic Woolebah Sawmill, which is on private property with limited access. Bring your lunch, water, hat and sunscreen. 4WD vehicle required. When: Wednesday 5, Thursday 6, Thursday 13, Friday 14 and Monday 17 April 2023, 9am to 2pm.Wednesday 12 and Monday 17 April 2023, 3pm to 5pm. Bookings essential!
0_352674_01Apr2023102938_View from a Cave.JPG 'Freshie's Follies Art Exhibition 1/04/2023 12/05/2023 The Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre pfdc@environment.nsw.gov.au 0268434011 www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au Please come and view and enjoy the latest artwork on display. Fresh Arts Inc presents 'Freshie's Follies' Art Exhibition on display at The Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre, Baradine March 31st - May 12th 2023. Open 7 days 9am - 4pm (closed1-1.30pm).
0_352674_13Apr2023155004_Social Media Post .png 2023 Coonabarabran NAIDOC Ball 8/07/2023 8/07/2023 Coonabarabran Town Hall coonabarabran.lalc2357@gmail.com 0268423137 https://www.123tix.com.au/events/38656/2023-coonabarabran-naidoc-ball The inaugural Coonabarabran Local Aboriginal Land Council NAIDOC Ball will be held on Saturday 8 July 2023. The 2023 NAIDOC theme is 'For our Elders' and this will be a night to celebrate and recognize our elder's past, present and emerging. Tickets are $65pp. Ticket includes entry and dinner. Individual seats can be purchased, and your seat will be allocated, or tables can be purchased for groups of 10. 18+ Event. Dress: Formal attire. Event arrival begins at 6.30pm with official event proceedings beginning at 7.00pm. For more information contact Coonabarabran Local Aboriginal Land Council on (02) 6842 3137 or via email at coonabarabran.lalc2357@gmail.com

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