What's On

There are always special events, festivals and free activities going on in the Hawkesbury.  From world class horse events, farm open days, art and hobby shows you will always find something to do.

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Ghost Tours at Australiana Pioneer Village

Ghost Tours at Australiana Pioneer Village

Friday 26 May 2017 $30 Ghost Tour, $45 Ghost Tour and Dinner

Event details

You're invited to join our resident Ghost Story teller for a spooky evening at Australiana Pioneer Village.  Ghost Tour at 7.45pm followed by a light supper $30. Or come for the tour and dinner at 6.45pm for $45.

Address

Rose Street, Wilberforce NSW 2756

Phone

0438 751 775

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Wildwood Gardens in Autumn

Wildwood Gardens in Autumn

Open 5 May -12 June, Friday to Monday (other times by appointment) Friday 26 May 2017 Adults $10, Concessions $8, Children under 16 $8

Event details

Autumn is here and Wildwood is open!  Cherries, dogwoods and maples in autumn colours.  Collections of hellebore, camellia and magnolia. Tearooms, gift shop  and nursery.

Opens Friday to Monday 10pm-4pm (other times by appointment)

Address

Wildwood Gardens, 26 Powells Road, Bilpin NSW 2758

Phone

0417 042 460

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Orchids Out West

Orchids Out West

Friday 26 May - Sunday 28 May Friday 26 May 2017 Adults $5, Buses $4, Children under 15 free

Event details

Orchid displays and sales, free growing advice

Free parking, close to Clarendon Railway Station

Refreshments available

Friday and Saturday 9am - 4pm, Sunday 9am - 3pm

Address

Hawkesbury Racecourse, Racecourse Road, Clarendon NSW 2756

Phone

0408 264 040

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Rotary Market

Rotary Market

Saturday 27 May 2017 Free

Event details

Local crafts, foods and gifts

8am-1.30pm

Address

McQuade Park, Corner of Hawkesbury Valley Way and Moses Street, Windsor NSW 2756

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Fords Farm Fruit Picking

Fords Farm Fruit Picking

10am-4pm every Saturday and Sunday until early July Saturday 27 May 2017 Fee to pick fruit

Event details

Fords Farm fruit picking for fresh seasonal produce 10am-4pm every Saturday and Sunday

Address

1275 Singleton Road, Laughtondale NSW 2775 (via Wisemans Ferry)

Phone

02 4566 3127

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Orchids Out West

Orchids Out West

Friday 26 May - Sunday 28 May Saturday 27 May 2017 Adults $5, Buses $4, Children under 15 free

Event details

Orchid displays and sales, free growing advice

Free parking, close to Clarendon Railway Station

Refreshments available

Friday and Saturday 9am - 4pm, Sunday 9am - 3pm

Address

Hawkesbury Racecourse, Racecourse Road, Clarendon NSW 2756

Phone

0408 264 040

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Wildflower Print Exhibition by Jeremy Braithwaite

Wildflower Print Exhibition by Jeremy Braithwaite

Exhibition runs Sunday 6 - Thursday 25 May Saturday 27 May 2017 Free

Event details

See Kurrajong Heights photographer Jeremy Braithwaite's two stunning new books and experience a bee's eye view of our natural heritage.  The print exhibition runs until 25 May, 2017 and is free to view.

Address

Village Kitchen, 83 Old Bells Line of Road, Kurrajong NSW 2758

Phone

0416 222 112

Richmond Good Food Market

Richmond Good Food Market

Every Saturday 7am-1pm Saturday 27 May 2017 Free

Event details

Showcasing the best of the Hawkesbury's local produce, crafts and food situated beside the central Richmond Park.

Every Saturday morning 7am-1pm

Address

Richmond Park, 118 March Street, Richmond NSW 2753

Phone

0400 615 409

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Bilpin Markets

Bilpin Markets

Every Saturday 10am-12pm Saturday 27 May 2017 Free

Event details

Local market featuring food, craft and local fruit and veges.

Every Saturday 10am-12pm

Address

Bilpin District Hall, Bells Line of Road, Bilpin NSW 2758

Phone

02 4567 1215

Re-Birth - a Weaving Exhibition by Lanny Mackenzie

Re-Birth - a Weaving Exhibition by Lanny Mackenzie

Exhibition open every day Saturday 1 April - Sunday 28 May, 9.30am-4.30pm Saturday 27 May 2017 Free

Event details

Orange based fibre artist and weaver Lanny Mackenzie presents an exhibition inspired by her trips to South Africa & China, with a focus on the organic unyielding strength of nature. Lanny has experimented with new techniques on everyday materials sourced locally, to recreate her unique style in sculptural woven pieces. Her evolution over the last 15 years has culminated in an Indo-Chinese and African fusion resulting in bold colour schemes with an underlying functionality for each piece. Running from 1 April - 28 May. Open every day from 9.30am-4.30pm during the exhibition.

Address

Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Bells Line of Road, Mount Tomah 2758

Phone

02 4567 3000

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Archibald Prize 2016 exhibition

Archibald Prize 2016 exhibition

Exhibition open every day Friday 19 May - Sunday 2 July, 10am-4pm Saturday 27 May 2017 Adults $5, Teens $3, Family $15 (2 adults/3 teens), Gallery Members and Children under 12 free

Event details

Opening at Hawkesbury Regional Gallery on Friday 19 May, is Australia’s most famous/infamous painting prize for portraiture, the Archibald Prize 2016. Arguably the most popular art event in the country, it creates quite a buzz wherever it goes. Running from 19 May to 2 July. Open every day 10am-4pm during the exhibition.

Address

Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, Deerubbin Centre (1st Floor), 300 George Street, Windsor NSW 2756

Phone

02 4560 4441

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Luminosity by Lyndal Campbell - Painting Exhibition

Luminosity by Lyndal Campbell - Painting Exhibition

Exhibition runs Saturday 1 April - Friday 30 June Saturday 27 May 2017

Event details

Purple Noon Gallery is delighted to present a wonderful exhibition by one of Australia's brightest artists.  The artist Lyndal Campbell, specialises in work that is vibrant and colourful.

Address

Purple Noon Gallery, 606 Terrace Road, Freemans Reach NSW 2756

Phone

02 4579 6579

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Pine Crest Orchard Fruit Picking

Pine Crest Orchard Fruit Picking

10am-5pm every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in May Saturday 27 May 2017 Fee to pick fruit

Event details

Pine Crest Orchard fruit picking for fresh seasonal produce 10am-5pm every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in May

Also Bilpin Botany Tours - Saturdays 11am and 12.30pm. Adults $25, children 6-16 $10, maximum family charge $70

Bookings essential: 02 4567 1143

Address

2549 Bells Line of Road, Bilpin NSW 2758

Phone

02 4567 1143

Watkins Orchard Fruit Picking

Watkins Orchard Fruit Picking

10am-4pm every Saturday and Sunday until September Saturday 27 May 2017 Fee to pick fruit

Event details

Watkins Orchard fruit picking for fresh seasonal fruit 10am-4pm every Saturday and Sunday, school holidays and public holidays until September

Address

1125 Singleton Road, Wisemans Ferry NSW 2775

Phone

02 4566 3107

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Rouse Hill House & Farm Autumn Harvest

Rouse Hill House & Farm Autumn Harvest

Sunday 28 May 2017 House tours by gold coin donation

Event details

Join some of Greater Sydney's finest artisan producers and makers and be inspired by the food history of Rouse Hill House & Farm.

Address

356 Annangrove Road, Rouse Hill NSW 2155

Phone

02 9627 6777

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Re-Birth - a Weaving Exhibition by Lanny Mackenzie

Re-Birth - a Weaving Exhibition by Lanny Mackenzie

Exhibition open every day Saturday 1 April - Sunday 28 May, 9.30am-4.30pm Sunday 28 May 2017 Free

Event details

Orange based fibre artist and weaver Lanny Mackenzie presents an exhibition inspired by her trips to South Africa & China, with a focus on the organic unyielding strength of nature. Lanny has experimented with new techniques on everyday materials sourced locally, to recreate her unique style in sculptural woven pieces. Her evolution over the last 15 years has culminated in an Indo-Chinese and African fusion resulting in bold colour schemes with an underlying functionality for each piece. Running from 1 April - 28 May. Open every day from 9.30am-4.30pm during the exhibition.

Address

Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Bells Line of Road, Mount Tomah 2758

Phone

02 4567 3000

Find out more

Luminosity by Lyndal Campbell - Painting Exhibition

Luminosity by Lyndal Campbell - Painting Exhibition

Exhibition runs Saturday 1 April - Friday 30 June Sunday 28 May 2017

Event details

Purple Noon Gallery is delighted to present a wonderful exhibition by one of Australia's brightest artists.  The artist Lyndal Campbell, specialises in work that is vibrant and colourful.

Address

Purple Noon Gallery, 606 Terrace Road, Freemans Reach NSW 2756

Phone

02 4579 6579

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Windsor Mall Sunday Markets

Windsor Mall Sunday Markets

Every Sunday 8.30am-3.30pm Sunday 28 May 2017 Free

Event details

One of the Hawkesbury's oldest running markets.  On every Sunday 8.30am-3.30pm.  Stalls, local craft, clothing, food and entertainment

Address

Windsor Mall, George Street, Windsor NSW 2756

Phone

0418 869 685

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Archibald Prize 2016 exhibition

Archibald Prize 2016 exhibition

Exhibition open every day Friday 19 May - Sunday 2 July, 10am-4pm Sunday 28 May 2017 Adults $5, Teens $3, Family $15 (2 adults/3 teens), Gallery Members and Children under 12 free

Event details

Opening at Hawkesbury Regional Gallery on Friday 19 May, is Australia’s most famous/infamous painting prize for portraiture, the Archibald Prize 2016. Arguably the most popular art event in the country, it creates quite a buzz wherever it goes. Running from 19 May to 2 July. Open every day 10am-4pm during the exhibition.

Address

Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, Deerubbin Centre (1st Floor), 300 George Street, Windsor NSW 2756

Phone

02 4560 4441

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Orchids Out West

Orchids Out West

Friday 26 May - Sunday 28 May Sunday 28 May 2017 Adults $5, Buses $4, Children under 15 free

Event details

Orchid displays and sales, free growing advice

Free parking, close to Clarendon Railway Station

Refreshments available

Friday and Saturday 9am - 4pm, Sunday 9am - 3pm

Address

Hawkesbury Racecourse, Racecourse Road, Clarendon NSW 2756

Phone

0408 264 040

Find out more

Fords Farm Fruit Picking

Fords Farm Fruit Picking

10am-4pm every Saturday and Sunday until early July Sunday 28 May 2017 Fee to pick fruit

Event details

Fords Farm fruit picking for fresh seasonal produce 10am-4pm every Saturday and Sunday

Address

1275 Singleton Road, Laughtondale NSW 2775 (via Wisemans Ferry)

Phone

02 4566 3127

Find out more

Pine Crest Orchard Fruit Picking

Pine Crest Orchard Fruit Picking

10am-5pm every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in May Sunday 28 May 2017 Fee to pick fruit

Event details

Pine Crest Orchard fruit picking for fresh seasonal produce 10am-5pm every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in May

Also Bilpin Botany Tours - Saturdays 11am and 12.30pm. Adults $25, children 6-16 $10, maximum family charge $70

Bookings essential: 02 4567 1143

Address

2549 Bells Line of Road, Bilpin NSW 2758

Phone

02 4567 1143

Watkins Orchard Fruit Picking

Watkins Orchard Fruit Picking

10am-4pm every Saturday and Sunday until September Sunday 28 May 2017 Fee to pick fruit

Event details

Watkins Orchard fruit picking for fresh seasonal fruit 10am-4pm every Saturday and Sunday, school holidays and public holidays until September

Address

1125 Singleton Road, Wisemans Ferry NSW 2775

Phone

02 4566 3107

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Hawkesbury Horse Racing

Hawkesbury Horse Racing

Tuesday 30 May 2017 Adults $10, Seniors/children free

Event details

See the horses competing up close at the Hawkesbury Race Club. Nothing beats seeing the races live.  Race sponsors - Blacktown Workers Club Group - Say No to Domestic Violence.  Gates open at 11am.

Address

Hawkesbury Race Club, Racecourse Road, Clarendon NSW 2756

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Hawkesbury District Orchid Society

Hawkesbury District Orchid Society

Thursday 1 June 2017 Free

Event details

Interested in orchids?  Come and have a look at the winter display of orchids.  Friendly growing advice and orchids for sale.

Address

Riverview Shopping Centre, George Street, Windsor NSW 2756

Phone

02 4572 6808