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May in the Hawkesbury - What's On

Until 12th June 2017 (Monday)
Every Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday 10am to 4pm
(other times by appointment)
Autumn Season - Open Garden
Wildwood Garden

* Cherries, dogwoods and maples in autumn colours
* Roses, hydrangers, perennials and daphne
* Collections of hellebore, camellia and magnolia
* Magnificent lake and waterfall
Entry: Adults $10, Concession $8, Children under 18 $8
Tearoom, gift shop & nursery
26 Powells Road,
Bilpin (Off Bells Line of Road)
Phone: 0417 042 460
Website: www.wildwoodgarden.com.au

Every Friday in May 2017 - 10am to 5pm
Every Saturday and Sunday in May 2015 - 9am to 5pm

Seasonal Fruit Picking
Pine Crest Orchard
2549 Bells Lines of Road
Bilpin NSW 2758
Phone: 02 4567 1143

5th to 7th May 2017 (Friday to Sunday)
Friday & Saturday 9am to 10pm
Sunday 9am to 5pm
Hawkesbury Show

This three day Show is the biggest event held in the Hawkesbury. It is the second biggest Show in NSW after the Royal Easter Show. The Hawkesbury Show is organised by a committee of very dedicated members of the Hawkesbury District Agricultural Association. Where the Country meets the City with fabulous exhibits.  Everything from the popular Animal Nursery to Show Bag Alley. Watch the magnificent Grand Parade on Saturday afternoon. Fireworks Friday and Saturday Night and great entertainment all day every day on the arena. See the  Displays in the Philip Charley Pavilion of Art, Photography, Horticulture, Apiculture, Gemstones, Craft, etc.  Watch the Judging of Animals, see the chickens, goats, ducks, crafts, tractors, & machinery, roving entertainment; its all there for the family to enjoy. Close to Clarendon rail station and plenty off street parking available.
 Entry Forms are available from the Show Office,  or by going on line and selecting which category you need.      
The Show opening hours are: Friday and Saturday 9am - 10pm, Sunday 9am - 5pm 
Details Phone:: 4577 3591
Gate Admission: Adult: $25, Child: $15, Concession: $15
Family Passes available

Hawkesbury Showground
Racecourse Road
Clarendon NSW
Website: www.hawkesburyshow.com.au

Mount Wilson Open Gardens 2017
Autumn and Spring
Mount Wilson is famous for its magnificent cool climate exotic gardens. Many gardens are open all year round; 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

9th May 2017 (Tuesday) Horse Racing
Nor-West Jets

Hawkesbury Race Club
Racecourse Road
Clarendon NSW
Website:
www.hawkesburyraceclub.com.au

18th May 2017 (Thursday) Horse Racing
Mounties Group Charities Race Day

Hawkesbury Race Club
Racecourse Road
Clarendon NSW
Website:
www.hawkesburyraceclub.com.au

26th May 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.
*   7.45pm - Ghost Tour followed by Light Supper

Option 2: $30 includes:
*  7.45pm - 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

26th - 28th May 2017 Fri & Sat 9am to 4pm; Sun 9am to 3pm
Orchids Out West
Orchid Displays, Plants for sale, Free growing advice, free parking. Food stall and sausage sizzle.
Hawkesbury Racecourse
Racecourse Road
Clarendon NSW 2756
Adults: $5 - Bus loads: $4 - Children under 15: Free
Website: www.orchidsocietynsw.com.au

30th May 2017 (Tuesday) Horse Racing
Blacktown Workers Club Group - Say NO to Domestic Violence

Hawkesbury Race Club
Racecourse Road
Clarendon NSW
Website:
www.hawkesburyraceclub.com.au

May 2017 Hawkesbury Double Dash (Sunday) TBA
The Hawkesbury Double Dash on the picturesque Hawkesbury River. Windsor to Sackville and back to Windsor.
For further details:
www.uhpbc.net
Contact Steve 4575 1489 or 0412 494 993

May 2017 (Saturday) TBA
The Secret Garden and Nursery Autumn Fair
& Plant Sale
Face Painting, Homemade soups, BBQ, Kid's Activities, Devonshire Teas, Plant Nursery & Animals and Live Music.
Come along and enjoy the day while discovering our wonderful plant nursery.
The Secret Garden is run by North West Disability Services.
Open Tues. to Sat 9am to 5pm
For more information: 0414 784 460

Email: secretgarden@nwds.org.au
UWS Campus
College Drive via Bourke Street
Richmond NSW

May 2017 (Saturday & Sunday) TBA
Convict Footprints on the Old Great North Road

Prepare to be immersed in the 'Living History' of the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Old Great North Road and experience multi-award-winning 'Theatre in the Wild' in beautiful Dharug National Park.
Tickets available from Central Coast Tourism
Phone: 02 4343 4400
Website:
www.ticketbooth.com.au

May 2017 (Sunday) 11.30am to 2.30pm TBA
Mother's Day Lunch Cruise

The Hawkesbury Paddlewheeler
3hr. cruise, buffet meal with dessert, tea and coffee - live music
Cost: $60 Adult; $55 Seniors; $30 Children
Bookings are essential:
Phone: 0401 798 088 or 02 4575 1171
Hawkesbury Paddlewheeler
Governor Phillip Park wharf
Windsor NSW 2756
Email: thepaddlewheeler@bigpond.com
Website:www.hawkesburypaddlewheeler.com.au

May 2017(Sunday) TBA
Celebrate Mothers Day at Star Buffet
Buffet Direct Line: (02) 4578 1542
Email: richmond@starbuffet.com.au
Richmond Club
6 East Market Street
Richmond NSW 2753
Website: www.richmondclub.com.au

May 2017 (Sunday) TBA
Celebrate Mothers Day in Style
*  Sumptuous Breakfast Celebration

Two sittings 7am to 9am and 9.30am to 11am.
OR
* Relax and enjoy the Afternoon Garden Party
1.30pm to 4.30pm
Bookings Essential
Call: 02 4577 1223
Email: H8799-SB5@accor.com
The Sebel Resort & Spa Hawkesbury Valley
61 Hawkesbury Valley Way
Windsor NSW 2756
Website: www.sebelhawkesbury.com.au

May 2017 (Saturday & Sunday) TBA
Windsor Mothers Day Tournament
Windsor Polo Club
303 Old Kurrajong Road
Richmond NSW 2753
Website: www.nswpolo.com.au


May 2017 - Mothers Day TBA
Pamper Mum in style
Lucky Gate Draw Raffles, plus children can make some great Mothers Day presents.
The Australiana Pioneer Village
Rose Street
Wilberforce NSW 2756
For more details:
Enquiries: 02 4575 1777 or Bookings 0438 751 775
Website: www.theapv.org.au

May 2017(Saturday) TBA
Getting Started with Alpacas - Presented by the Hawkesbury Blue Mountains Region of the Australian Alpaca Association.
This introductory one day seminar has been developed to give people considering entering the industry the necessary information to decide whether alpacas are right for them.

Includes morning and afternoon teas and lunch with printed material to take away.
For more information contact the Seminar Co-Ordinator Alicia Anderson on 02 4573 1177 or 0415 904 674
Download registration form at www.hbmalpaca.com.au
Registration deadline Monday 9th May 2016
Hawkesbury Showground
Racecourse Road
Clarendon NSW 2756

May 2017(Saturday & Sunday) TBA
Convict Footprints on the Old Great North Road

Prepare to be immersed in the 'Living History' of the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Old Great North Road and experience multi-award-winning 'Theatre in the Wild' in beautiful Dharug National Park.
Tickets available from Central Coast Tourism
Phone: 02 4343 4400
Website:
www.ticketbooth.com.au

May 2017 (Saturday & Sunday) TBA
Hawkesbury Relay for Life
Hawkesbury Showground
Racecourse Road
Clarendon NSW 2756
For more information:

Email:
fundraising.cancer.org.au/hawkesbury2016

May 2017(Sunday) 10am TBA
Oakville Fire Brigade Family Day & Car Show
Huge Auction, Market Stalls, Raffle Prizes, Kids Rides starting at 12noon
Fireworks Spectacular after 6pm
All proceeds go to Oakville Bush Fire Brigade
Pitt Town Sporting Club
139 Old Pitt Town Road
Pitt Town NSW

May 2017 (Thursday to Sunday) TBA
Sydney Sheepdog Championship
Hosted by Sydney Sheepdog Club Inc.
This event will have 2 rings of sheepdog events 28-31st May.
1 additional arena of the Yard Dog Trials 30-31st May
These events will have interstate competitors as well as State and National representatives of the sports.
Free Entry.
Hawkesbury Showground
40 Racecourse Road
Clarendon NSW 2756
Phone: Alison Burrell 0423 049 848
Website: www.sydneysheepdogclub.com.au

May 2017 (Friday, Saturday & Sunday) TBA
Macquarie Towns Arts Society Inc. Autumn Exhibition

Opening Night Friday 27th May 7pm for 7.30pm
$5 Entry at door
.
Free entry Saturday 10am to 5pm & Sunday 10am to 4pm
Richmond School of Arts
Murray Wing
March Street
Richmond NSW 2753

PLEASE NOTE:
Although we do our best to confirm all event information published, sometimes event dates and venues change at short notice. To avoid disappointment it is advisable to check event details with the phone contact provided for individual events or the Customer Service Officer at our Visitor Information Centre. Phone: 02 4560 4620

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