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September in Hawkesbury - What's on

All September 2017 to  6th November 2017
Friday to Monday 10am to 4pm (including public holidays)
Spring Season
Wildwood Garden
Discover the beauty of Wildwood garden at Bilpin.
Wildwood is a two-hectare garden neslted among 10ha of towering natives. It is set on a gentle slope with broad, crushed granite paths that meander beside a waterfall and ponds, then wind beneath the trees and across sweeping lawns to a tranquil lake. Seats are scattered throughout to encourage visitors to relax and enjoy the atmosphere.
Wildwood has a tearoom, gift shop, nursery, toilets, disabled parking and picnic grounds besides the lake.
Garden Admission:
Adults: $10, Concession: $8, Children under 16 years Free
Group bookings 20 or more any day during the season.
29 Powells Road
Bilpin NSW 2758
Phone: 0417 042 460 or 02 4567 2194 after hours
Website: www.wildwoodgarden.com.au

Mount Wilson Open Gardens
Spring
and Autumn
Mount Wilson is famous for its magnificent cool climate exotic gardens. Spring and Autumn are the most popular seasons when the gardens are at their most colourful.
For further information please click here
Turn off Bells Line of Road west of Mt. Tomah

8th September 2017 (Friday)
Australian Pioneer Village - Ghost Tour

Option 1: $45.00 Includes:
*  6.45pm for 7pm - Dinner - choice of 2 meals, fish, chips & salad or Chicken Schnitzel, chips and salad. Plus cold drink.
*   8pm - Ghost Tour followed by Light Supper

Option 2: $30 includes:
*  8pm - Ghost Tour followed by Light Supper

For more details and bookings phone:
Helen Scotland on 0438 751 775
Email: bookings@theapv.org.au
Website: www.theapv.org.au

September 2017 (Thursday to Saturday)
Hawkesbury District Orchid Society
Spring Show

Friendly advice, sales table, free admission
Enquiries: Sue Cameron 4572 6808
Richmond Market Place
March Street
Richmond NSW 2753

September 2017 (Saturday) 9am to 3pm TBA
Grose Vale Public School Spring Carnival
Celebrating 40 years, this year's "Country Spring Carnival" will be a fun day out for locals or visitors to the Hawkesbury and will include:
Amusement rides, Side Show Alley, Lucky Dips, Show Bags, Plants Cake stall, Variety of food stalls, chocolate Wheel plus enteertainment and much much more.
Phone: 02 4572 1386
Email: groseview-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au
Grose Vale Public School
249 Grose Wold Road
Grose Vale NSW 2753

2017(Saturday) Horse Racing TBA
Skye's the Limit Foundation - Master Farriers NSW Albert O'Crass OAM Memorial Race Day
Hawkesbury Race Club - Race day
Racecourse Rd
Clarendon NSW
Website: www.hawkesburyraceclub.com.au

September 2017 (Sunday) TBA
Mt. Wilson Turkish Bath Museu
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This unique heritage listed building is situated within the Wynstay Estate at the end of The Avenue, Mount Wilson. It was the one of the first properties to be established in Mount Wilson, as early as 1875, by Mr Richard Wynne who also established the Wynne Landscape & Sculpture Prize in 1895.
The building was in use for a few years for its initial purpose, as a Turkish Bath, but now partly restored it houses a museum of local history operated by the Mt Wilson and Mt Irvine Historical Society.
Wynstay Estate
Mt. Wilson NSW 2786
Website: www.mtwilson.com.au

September 2017 (Sunday) TBA
Father's Day & Old Skills Day
The Australiana Pioneer Village
Entry:  Adults $5.00,  Children $3.00, Family $15.00
September school holiday open days 23rd, 24th & 30th September.
Rose Street, Wilberforce NSW 2756
Phone: (02) 4575 1777

Website: www.theapv.org.au

September 2017 (Thursday) Horse Racing TBA
Pink Finss Charity Race Day
Hawkesbury Race Club - Race day
Racecourse Rd
Clarendon NSW
Website: www.hawkesburyraceclub.com.au

September 2017 (Friday to sunday) TBA
Penrith Caravan, Camping, Holiday Expo

Pick up some great pre-summer sales bargains at the Penrith Expo and see many of the latest caravans, motorhomes, camper trailers, slide ons, 5th wheelers, camping equipment, tents, holiday park displays, tourism displays, caravan, 4WD, touring accessories and much more.
Admission Prices:
$10 - Adults
$6 - Pensioner and Senior Card Holder
Children under 16 years are admitted for FREE when accompanied by an adult.
Penrith Panthers Exhibition Centre
Mulgoa Road
Penrith NSW

Website: www.penrith.supershow.com.au

September 2017 (Saturday & Sunday) TBA
Hawkesbury Artists & Artisans Trail inc.
Annual Open Studio Weekend
See artists and artisans at work and be able to purchase fine art and creations direct from their studios.
Website: www.haat.com.au

September 2017 (Saturday) TBA
Secret Garden Spring Fair & Plant Sale
Enjoy the beauty of Spring with a family fun day!
* BBQ
* Devonshire teas
* Children's activities
* Stalls
* Farmland animals
* Lots of live music
...and hundreds of lovely plants for your garden!

Free parking and entry.
Secret Garden
On the campus of University of Western Sydney
Entry: College Drive
via Bourke Street
Richmond NSW 2753
Contact: Marianne Farrar and Karen Gray
Phone: 0414 784 460 or 0428 988 341
Email: secretgarden@nwds.org.au
Website: www.nwds.org.au

September 2017 (Sunday) TBA
Hawkesbury Wedding Expo - Australiana Pioneer Village
A not for profit event showcasing Hawkesbury's talented Wedding Professionals.
A small gate fee of $5 - which will be donated towards on-going preservation of  the village's historic buildings.
For further Information contact Louise on 0427 147 156
Email:info@hawkesburyweddingexpo.com or wedding@theapv.org.au

Australiana Pioneer Village
Rose Street,
Wilberforce NSW 2756
Phone: 02 4575 1777
Website: www.theapv.org.au

September 2017 (Sunday) 10am to 2pm TBA
Macquarie Towns Motorcycle Restoration & Preservation Club ANNUAL CLUB SHOWDAY - always the 2nd Sunday in September.
Motorcycles on display from 1924
Thousands of dollars worth of Vintage, Veteran and Modern Motorcycles plus Spectacular Antique Machinery on display.
Talk to owners who have devoted many hours restoring their machines.
Motorcycles on display comprise of Road Bikes, Competition Bikes and Sidecars.
Public entry to the bike show is FREE
Governor Phillip Park
Windsor NSW 2756
Further information phone: Alan 0412 719 235

September 2017 (Sunday) TBA
Mt. Wilson Turkish Bath Museum

This unique heritage listed building is situated within the Wynstay Estate at the end of The Avenue, Mount Wilson. It was the one of the first properties to be established in Mount Wilson, as early as 1875, by Mr Richard Wynne who also established the Wynne Landscape & Sculpture Prize in 1895.
The building was in use for a few years for its initial purpose, as a Turkish Bath, but now partly restored it houses a museum of local history operated by the Mt Wilson and Mt Irvine Historical Society.
Wynstay Estate
Mt. Wilson NSW 2786
Website: www.mtwilson.com.au

September 2017(Friday to Sunday) TBA
Windsor Spectacular
The Greatest Show on Water

Non-stop action all weekend
More than 40 races per day; kids play area; show car displays; food and drinks available.
Admission: $10 Adults, kids under 12 free
Upper Hawkesbury Power Boat Club
Windsor Marine Stadium

Governor Phillip Park
Windsor NSW 2756

Website: www.uhpbc.net

September 2017 (Wednesday) 11am to 2.30pm TBA
The Burning Log Comedy Theatre Restaurant
Lunch & Show
Hits of the 60's

*  2 Course lunch
*  Live entertainment
*  Bottomless Tea and Coffee
Come and join in all the fun at our Lunch time shows.
For all ages.
Book with our head office on 1300 THE LOG - 1300 843 564
Mobile: 0414 339 558
Email: bookings@theburninglog.com.au
Website: www.theburninglog.com.au
Venue: Windsor Function Centre
Cnr. Dight & Macquarie Sts
Windsor NSW 2756

September 2017 (Friday to Sunday) TBA
St. Albans Writers' Festival
This Spring, the second St. Albans Writers' Festival invites you into a world of Australian stories told in picturesque surroundings.

Rub shoulders with more than 50 of Australia's favourite storytellers including Les Murray, Jane Caro, Stan Grant, Sarah Ferguson, Hugh Mackay, Tim Elliott, Judy Nunn, Fiona Wright, Meg Keneally, Emily Maguire, Rod Jones, Richard Glover, Kate Forsyth, Robert Macklin, Wendy Whiteley, Janet Hawley, Matthew Condon and Ailsa Piper.
The festival sessions are held in a small walkable precinct which included the historic St. Albans Church, Settlers Arms Inn and marquees with a backdrop of the Macdonald River.

Cost: $85 - day pass or $150 for Friday to Sunday
1515 St. Albans Road
Central Macdonald NSW 2775
Website: www.stalbanswritersfestival.com.au

September 2017 (Friday to Sunday) TBA
Australian Flyball National Championships
Hawkesbury Showground

50 plus teams from all over Australia (about 300 dogs of all breeds and sizes) will be at the Championships which will be held in the main Showground area at Hawkesbury during the Clarendon Classic Machinery Rally.
Hawkesbury Showground
Racecourse
Road
Clarendon NSW 2756

September 2017 (Saturday) TBA
Richmond Jubilee featuring the Lachlan Valley Steam Train

Ride the Lachlan Valley Railway Steam Train on the Richmond Line. Tickets ($15 per adult, $10 per child) will sell out so make sure you pre-book yours now!
Website for Booking: www.richmondjubilee.com.au
Richmond Jubilee features the Richmond Good Food Market, loads of stalls and displays, shoppers raffle, storytelling for the kids and great food at local cafes, pubs and restaurants.

Richmond Park & all along Windsor St
Richmond NSW 2753

September 2017 (Saturday & Sunday) TBA
Clarendon Classic Machinery Rally
Featuring classic old stationary engines from single piston engines up to huge trucks and tractors.
Two day event including restored tractors, and stationary engines, vintage cars, trucks, bikes, antique tools.  Implement demonstrations with machinery of days gone by.   Great family day. Kids amusement rides. Food and drinks available all weekend.
Display features this year include Everything European
Plus Tractor and Vehicle Trek on Sunday Morning.

Further details contact :
Event Co-ordinator Steve Muscat - 0418 453 203
Free parking or walk only 100 metres from Clarendon Railway Station.
Website: www.sydneyantiquemachineryclub.com
Hawkesbury Showground
Racecourse Rd,
Clarendon. NSW. 2756
Now incorporating The Hawkesbury Model & Hobby Show
A wide range of exhibits for all the family to enjoy - Models, collectables, art & craft, historical displays, classic vehicles.
Double deck bus rides
Refreshments available
Proudly supporting Secret Garden & Nursery, Cystic Fibrosis NSW & St John Ambulance (Hawkesbury City)
Enquiries 0413 306 497 or www.hmhs.org.au
Hawkesbury Showground
Racecourse Road
Clarendon NSW 2756

September 2017 (Sunday) 10am to 4pm TBA
'September is Art Month'
Visit Piggery Lane Studios and Hawkesbury Community Arts Workshop
Over 40 Original Artworks
Piggery Lane Studios and Gallery
D9 Campus Drive,
WSU Hawkesbury (Richmond)
For other open Studio locations around Sydney go to CASS website: www.cassartdirect.com.au

September  2017 (Sunday, 10am-2pm) TBA
Yabba Dabba Cycle Do - Bike Week

To celebrate Bike Week the annual Yabba Dabba Cycle ride will be taking place at Ham Common, Clarendon. A free sausage sizzle will take place near the Visitor Information Centre.
Ham Common
Clarendon NSW 2756
Website: www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au

September 2017 (Thursday) Horse Racing TBA
Blacktown Workers - Leukaemia Foundation Charity Race Day
Bookings: Gail Ladner 0402 855 315
Hawkesbury Race Club
Racecourse Rd
Clarendon NSW
Website: www.hawkesburyraceclub.com.au

September 2017 to October 2017 - 9.30am to 4.30pm TBA
Wild About Waratahs Festival
Join us to celebrate the waratah at our popular annual Wild About Waratahs Festival. This year’s festival includes the state-wide waratah bloom competition, children’s art, local waratah farm open day, botanical illustration exhibition and workshop, guided Garden tours, spectacular wildflower arrangements and cut flower and plant sales including the Royal Botanic Garden’s 200th Birthday waratah. Sponsored by Proteaflora - http://www.proteaflora.com.au/
Free Entry
Phone: 02 4567 3000
Visitor Centre
Blue Mountain Botanic Garden Mt. Tomah
Bells Line of Road
Mt. Tomah NSW 2758

Website: www.bluemountainsbotanicgarden.com.au

September 2017 (Saturday & Sunday) 10am to 4pm TBA
Mount Wilson Spring Blossom Festival
*  Photography, Painting, Sculpture exhibition and sale

* Blossom, daffodils and spring flowers
* Open gardens, bushland and rainforest
* Activities and events
* Gift shop
* Home cooking and sausage sizzle

Details and bookings for Open Gardens and Activities:
www.trybooking.com/206363
(Site will close on Thursday 22nd September at midnight)

For more information:
www.mtwilson.com.au

September 2017 9am to 4.30pm - Sunday 9am to 3.30pm TBA
Clivia Show
Walking Distance to bus/rail
Under cover
* Huge displays

* Latest colours
* Plant sales - unusual clivias - collectables- garden varieties
* People's Choice prize
* Seed and seedlings available
* Demonstations, talks, displays
* Prices to suit every pocket
* Membership applications welcomed
* Huge raffles with outstanding plant prizes, and more
* Refreshments available

Phone: Ray 0413 089 639
Riverstone Community Centre Complex
(Sam Lane Centre) Park Street
Riverstone NSW 2756

Septmber 2017 (Sunday) 10.30am to 3pm TBA
Gadara Wildflowers Farm Open Day
This local plantation has around 1,000 waratah plants including the rare white waratah and is only open to visitors for one day during the Wild About Waratahs Festival. Access to the plantation is by a fairly steep rough track so is not suitable for people with mobility issues. Cut blooms for sale.
All ages.
Gold Coin donation

Gadara Wildflower Farm
3401 Bells Line of Rd
Berambing NSW 2758
Hosts: Frank and Ros Allatt 4567 2093

September 2017 (Tuesday) 10.30am & 1.30pm TBA
Waratah Wander
Join us for a Horticulturist guided walk discovering the magnificent waratah collection on display at the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah.
Cost: $12 per person - Children free when accompanied by an adult.
Meet at the Sundial outside the Visitor Centre
Phone: 02 4567 3019

Blue Mountain Botanic Garden Mt Tomah
Bells Line of Road
Mt. Tomah NSW 2758

Website: www.bluemountainsbotanicgarden.com.au

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