Events

Upper Hunter Country

Events - Upper Hunter Country
When: 01 June 2018, 8:00am - 12:00pm Where: Lions Park, Denman The Denman Farmers & Artisans Market is a predominantly producers only market in the Upper Hunter Valley, NSW Australia. Fresh fruit & vegetables, nuts, oils and olives, meat, cheese & dairy, seafood, preserves, cakes & pre-packaged foods and wine. Lots of locally grown plants, seeds and seedlings as well as locally grown cut flowers. Local art and craft with the maker/producer at the stall.
When: 03 June 2019, 10.30am to 12.00pm Where: Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre, Muswellbrook Join the FREE Sunday Sketchers one Sunday a month and exercise your artistic side! Let us know which direction you would like to take your art in and we can work together to experiment with materials and develop skills. Suitable for ages 8 to 18. No need to book. Jut drop in. All you need to bring is yourself! For further information call (02) 6549 3800.
When: 7 to 9 June 2019, 9.00am Where: Bettington St, Merriwa Lots of variety stalls, Children entertainment, shearing demonstrations, Team Penning, State Championship Sheep Yard Dog Trials, Whip Cracking, My Pet Dinosaur, Sparkles the Clown, Big Dog, and Fireworks. Watch over 150 sheep wearing red socks in the Rosto Running of the Sheep. http://www.festivalofthefleeces.com.au/
When: 11 June 2019, 6.30pm Where: Scone Arts & Crafts Hall, Scone The Lecture: Selected by Grace Cochrane from the Bundanon Trust Collection, in Nowra, NSW, this exhibition toured in 2009-2011. The talk offers an illustrated story of researching the collection, deciding on the content based on the relationship between Arthur Boyd and his father, Merric, and working behind the scenes while taking the exhibition on tour. The Lecturer: Now an independent curator and writer, until 2005 Grace Cochrane was senior curator of Australian decorative arts and design at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney. She is the author of The Crafts…
When: 23 June 2019, 3:00pm Where: Small Forest Winery, Denman Small Forest Winery presents Caro String Quartet. The string quartet play exquisitely and harmoniously and will be performing at the cellar door on Sunday afternoon. Tickets are $40.00 per person, including wine and finger food. All enquiries and to purchase tickets please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 0438 201 396.
When: 01 July 2019, 10.30am to 12.00pm Where: Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre, Muswellbrook Join the FREE Sunday Sketchers one Sunday a month and exercise your artistic side! Let us know which direction you would like to take your art in and we can work together to experiment with materials and develop skills. Suitable for ages 8 to 18. No need to book. Jut drop in. All you need to bring is yourself! For further information call (02) 6549 3800.
When: 6 July 2019, 9.00am Where: Jefferson Park, Aberdeen This year the Games will be celebrating their 20th Anniversary! The Games begin with a spectacular parade of bands, clan representatives and others that leads into the Massed Band Salute and Chieftain's Address that officially opens the day. The event offers fun for all the whole family, including Highland and country dancing and music, Pipe Band displays, Strong man events with the Tartan Warriors, as well as tug-of-war, egg tosses, three-legged races, and the famed Kilted Dash. http://www.aberdeenhighlandgames.com/
When: 6 to 9 July 2019, 8.30am Where: Denman Pony Club Grounds, Denman The 2019 NSW State Pony Club Showjumping and One Day Event Championships will be held from the 6th of July to the 9th of July at the Denman Pony Club Grounds in Zone 7. Schedule, merchandise and more information to come. 
When: 09 July 2019, 6.30pm Where: Scone Arts & Crafts Hall, Scone The Lecture: Initial consideration focuses on the period of Neolithic times (4000BC) through to the Ming Dynasty in 1368 and traces the establishment of Imperial Weaving and Embroidery Workshops producing regulated Court Costume and decorative textiles for Imperial Palaces. The technological and artistic skills required for this “industry” to flourish will be explored as will the relationship of the Imperial Workshops with commercial weavers and embroiderers. Particular focus will be given to the development within the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) Dynasties regarding the Imperial Workshops that were…
When: 26 August 2019, 10.30am to 12.00pm Where: Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre, Muswellbrook Join the FREE Sunday Sketchers one Sunday a month and exercise your artistic side! Let us know which direction you would like to take your art in and we can work together to experiment with materials and develop skills. Suitable for ages 8 to 18. No need to book. Jut drop in. All you need to bring is yourself! For further information call (02) 6549 3800.
When: 7 September 2019, 9.00am to 3.30pm Where: Sandy Hollow Tourist Hotel, Sandy Hollow Sandy Hollow Motorfest & Swap Meet is back for 2019! Rev those engines and get ready for the race that stops Sandy Hollow! If you have a passion for classic's or have restored a classic car or bike to its former glory, we would love to see your pride and joy amongst the line up - There are even prizes to be won! Food and trade stalls, live band and activities for the kids, it is the perfect day out supporting the Westpac Rescue Helicopter. See…
When: 20 to 21 Sept 2019 Where: Merriwa Showgrounds, Merriwa Merriwa Springtime Show has something for everyone. Ring events plus numerous sideshows, wandering street entertainers, competitions, food stalls, nightly entertainment and fine displays and exhibits spread around our picturesque showground. This year the show will be celebrating it's 110th anniversary.
When: 12 October 2019, 10.30am Where: Denman Football Oval, Denman The ever-entertaining Denman Pig Races will be held again this October. The races are a fun-filled family day, featuring the famous Noah's Racing Pigs plus market stalls, rides and laser tag for the kids. The pig racing promises to be great entertainment! Money raised from the event goes towards the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service. Food and bar facilities will be available on the day.