Nine things to do in the region this week (30 July-5 August)
What's On
The end of July marks the end of another month of winter, and for much of the NSW coastline it also signals the beginning of 'Art Month'. During the next four weeks, there'll be a cornucopia of exhibitions, sales and displays dedicated to the imagination and talent present in the towns of the NSW Sapphire Coast. Further inland, the Travelling...
Nine things to do in the region this week (23-29 July)
What's On
It will be markets galore out in the region this week with the once-a-season Nethercote Produce Markets back to highlight local growers, and the Boorowa Rotary Community Makers and Growers Markets also taking place. Spend the weekend embracing your inner craft superstar in Goulburn with a Creative Winter Wonderland Christmas in July event, or head to Bungendore for a terrarium workshop....
Nine things to do in the region this week (16-22 July)
What's On
Despite us all being asked to limit our movements due to COVID-19, you can still get out and about while staying close to home. Experience the best of Canberra's wintery wine region with Van Du Vin tours, and special truffle weekends at Mount Majura vineyards. Bundle the whole family into the car for Queanbeyan Markets and its delicious treats, local...
Nine things to do in the region this week (9-15 July)
What's On
UPDATED: Please note the Canberra District Wine Fireside Festival has now been cancelled. Whether it be food, wine, art, music, sport or culture, there's something happening to keep everybody occupied out and about in the region this week. Special video projections from the Narooma Gallery window will take place throughout July, while the whole family will enjoy a visit to...
Astronomical agriculture project plants the seed for budding young farmers
Environment
UPDATE 19 July: This event has been postponed until October due to COVID-19. Dates TBC. What is astronomical agriculture and how does the lunar cycle influence what we grow on farms? These are just two of the big questions children in the Canberra region will explore at the future site of the Australian Agricultural Centre (AAC) during National Science Week 2021....
Nine things to do in the region this week (2-8 July)
What's On
Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, events may be postponed or cancelled at short notice. Check with organisers for the latest event details. While it isn't exactly the school holidays we all hoped and planned for, there are still things to do around the region, albeit while needing to stay a bit closer to home. Mogo Wildlife Park is putting...
Nine things to do in the region this week (25 June-1 July)
What's On
Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, events may be postponed or cancelled at short notice. Check with organisers for the latest event details. Whether you love music and the arts, or getting back to nature, there's something for everyone out and about in the region this week. In Goulburn, Patrick Russell's play, Prophecy, is playing over the weekend. In Yass,...
Nine things to do in the region this week (18-24 June)
What's On
Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, events may be postponed or cancelled at short notice. Check with organisers for the latest event details.  There may be no long weekend in sight for a while, but there's still plenty of events happening all around the region. The hilarious stage show, Kiss Me, Kate, is coming to Queanbeyan, while the Snowy Mountains will...
The Wired Lab is making rural living a creative, enlightening experience
Arts & Culture
Australian arts organisation The Wired Lab was founded with a simple mission: to ensure people living in rural and regional communities don't miss out on cultural experiences their metropolitan counterparts get to enjoy. Now, 13 years later, artistic director and CEO Sarah Last says that as an artist herself, it's always been important to maintain a space for her practice...
Towamba River will spring back to life after fires with activity-filled regeneration day
Community
The community is invited to help the banks of the Towamba River recover after the devastating Black Summer bushfires. An upcoming Green Shoots day of tree planting, kayaking and environmental education sessions will bring life back to the river in Kiah this month. Bega Valley Shire Council's Council’s environmental education officer Natalie Ryan said the bushfires burnt much of the riverbank trees...
Sword fighting wields friendship and wellbeing in Gunning
Community
Step inside Gunning Scout Hall on the right night and you may think you've been transported back in time to the middle of a Napoleonic battle. Meet Daniel Wise, Gunning's constable who trains the local sword fighter club. The group's six active members and three casuals are part of the Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA) community and learn from a...
Nine things to do in the region this week (11-17 June)
What's On
With a long weekend ahead, there's no time like the present to get out and explore the region. Food and wine lovers should check out the Creative Juices Festival at Contentious Character in Wamboin, or Truffle Infused Weekends at Mount Majura Vineyard. Near the South Coast or heading there? Merimbula WinterSun Festival will be running all weekend, as will the...
Binalong struck by dance fever ahead of community fundraiser
What's On
The country town of Binalong in the NSW Southern Tablelands has been struck by dance fever with village residents busy warming up ahead of the inaugural Dancing with the Locals. Ten locals or five dance partners will cha-cha-cha their way into the limelight during a three-minute routine on Friday, 18 June to raise funds for Binalong Community Club. Organiser and...
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