What’s on in Wagga this weekend (13 – 15 May)
What's On
Whether you like to fill your weekends with athletic action, retail therapy or performance arts, Wagga has something for you. All day every day, biking enthusiasts of all levels can check out the recently launched Multisport Cycling Complex at Pomingalarna Reserve. On Friday Meccanico espresso and wine bar hosts a laidback social networking event for men, Charles Sturt University Theatre Ensemble...
Nine things to do in the region this week (13 – 19 May)
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There’s plenty to do in the regions this weekend, especially if you love the outdoors, live music, movies, entertainment and markets. On Saturday, Rotary is holding a ball in Moruya with music from the Duntroon Military band, Batemans Bay Library is screening the 1939 classic romantic drama Goodbye Mr Chips, Jo Tweedie is performing live at Nelligen's Steampacket Hotel and...
Wildharmony adds local flavour to a classical Riverina tradition
Arts & Culture
Hannah-Grace Spreitzer's pure, gentle voice casts a spell across the room. Alone on stage with her guitar in the small community hall, the folk singer-songwriter weaves a lyrical tapestry of stories and reflections that bring a tear to the eye of more than one in the audience. Around 40 people have gathered at the North Wagga Community Hall to enjoy...
Nine things to do in the region this week (6 – 12 May)
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There's plenty to do in the regions this Mother's Day weekend - for mum and the whole family. Running across the whole weekend there's the annual Narooma Oyster Festival, Cobargo is celebrating 25 years of its Folk Festival and Goulburn is holding a two-day polo tournament for Mother's Day. On Saturday, Jindabyne will be holding its monthly Hall Markets, Bicentennial...
Nine things to do in the region this week (29 April – 5 May)
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There’s plenty to do in the region this weekend, especially if you're a fan of potatoes and apples, a lover of live performance or have a passion for fitness and dance. The inaugural Robertson Potato Festival will run all weekend as will the Priscilla Queen of the Desert musical at the Q Theatre in Queanbeyan. On Saturday, there's a Bring...
A society for tiny trees decades in the making
Community
It's been more than a generation since a group of Wagga gardeners first began meeting to prune their bonsai in 1982. Now the Wagga Wagga Bonsai Society is gearing up for its 40th birthday exhibition this weekend. "We've got an exhibition on for two days, which includes some 40-year-old trees, which will be lovely to see and they're all members'...
UPDATE: Falling Leaf Festival cancelled (but the show goes on for the comedians)
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28 April, 3 pm: The Falling Leaf Festival in Tumut has been cancelled, although organisers have confirmed that the Comedy Gala on Friday night will proceed as planned. Late this afternoon, organisers made the announcement due to predicted inclement weather on Friday and Saturday. "We know this is really disappointing for the community and visitors, and after 12 months of...
The Tallong Apple Festival – a-peeling to the core
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When the Tallong Apple Day festival started about 15 years ago it was all about family, community and, of course, apples. Long-time resident Kerry Lawrence remembers the first one clearly. "It was just a few families in the park having a barbecue," she said. "But it's changed a bit since then." A 90-minute drive from Canberra, Tallong boasts a population...
Snowy Valleys’ 100 km sculpture trail opens early May
Arts & Culture
Four days of celebration will launch the highly-anticipated Snowy Valleys Sculpture Trail in May, comprising more than 20 sculptures in and around Adelong, Batlow, Tumbarumba, Tooma and Tumbarumba. The significant artworks were created by Australian and international artists, some of whom will stay in the Snowy Valleys for the official public opening from 5 to 8 May. Funded by the...
Keep an eye on the sky this Anzac Day
Community
Residents across the Riverina and Far South Coast will be encouraged to look to the skies this Anzac Day as the Royal Australian Air Force conducts flying displays across the regional centres. Temora-based aircraft from the No 100 Air Force Heritage Squadron will begin a schedule of "flypasts" across the Riverina starting from 9 am at Uranquinty. Temora has a long association...
Young Yass Valley region musicians invited to Howl at the Moon
Arts & Culture
When young Yass Valley musicians play their hearts out for a chance at fame this Saturday (23 April), Max McGrath hopes it will change some lives -  including his. The Murrumbateman musician, 20, is one of the minds behind Howl at the Moon, a live music event at Yass' Thyme to Taste. The hybrid deli, bottleshop and cafe on the main street...
Nine things to do in the region this week (22 – 28 April)
What's On
There’s plenty to do in the region this Anzac Day long weekend, especially if you love art, live music, markets and delicious food. The Aussie Night Markets will take over Queanbeyan Showground with delicious sweets, savoury foods, market stalls and kids' rides from Friday to Saturday. Now's your last chance to catch the Easter Art Exhibition in Merimbula, which wraps...
Ditch the diet and get to Queanbeyan for this weekend’s Aussie Night Markets
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The Aussie Night Markets are back in Queanbeyan this weekend, serving up some favourite dishes sure to satisfy your sweet treat cravings and savoury needs. On Friday, 22 April and Saturday, 23 April, from 4 pm to 10 pm, the two-day event will feature a variety of gourmet desserts, regional food vendors and international street food, as well as plenty of...
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