A country experience on the doorstep of Sydney.

Events

WEIRD & UGLY – Self-Guided Children’s Trail

1 Jun 2018 to 31 Aug 2018

Start at the Visitor Centre
9.30am-4.30pm

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Ways of Seeing Landscape II

11 Aug 2018 to 2 Sep 2018

Frances Feasey and Johnny Kovacevic - Portraying natural environments devoid of construction, merely presenting en plein-air and the intricacies of trees and the play of light.

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Australian Women in Agriculture Conference

17 Aug 2018 to 19 Aug 2018

Shepparton, Victoria. Lock the date in to help us celebrate 25 successful and inspiring years! It’s going to be one to remember!

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GONDWANA GARDEN FAMILY DAY

Saturday, 18th August 2018

Visitor Centre and Garden
9.30am-4.30pm
Take a trip through time to the ancient land of Gondwana for a fantastic family day of hands-on science fun at the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden!

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Wildwood Garden Camelia Show

18 Aug 2018 to 26 Aug 2018

Spectacular camelia cut bloom flower show
Show Entry is FREE, garden is also open
Weekends only August 18 & 19, 25 & 26

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DAFFODIL FESTIVAL

24 Aug 2018 to 2 Sep 2018

Throughout the Garden
9.30am – 4.30pm

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WINTER BIRD WALK & TALK WITH CAROL PROBETS

Saturday, 25th August 2018

Meet in the Wollemi Room
8am – 11am

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DAFFODIL DISCOVERY WALK

Saturday, 25th August 2018

Meet at the Sundial outside the Visitor Centre
10 – 11am OR 11.30am – 12.30pm

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Workshop: Thinking of Buying Acreage?

Saturday, 25th August 2018

9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Grace Springs Farm, Kulnura
Have you ever thought about moving to a few acres in the country to enjoy the lifestyle, or buying a farm and becoming self sufficient? Should you do it? And if so, what costs are involved?

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Harvest's Castle Hill Farmers' & Fine Food Market

Saturday, 25th August 2018

Find all your favourite foods and treats at the Harvest Castle Hill Market each 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month - pet friendly too!

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Hawkesbury Artists and Artisans Trail Open Studio Weekend

25 Aug 2018 to 26 Aug 2018

10AM to 4PM daily FREE entry
Members studios will be open for visitors to see Artists at Work as well as have an opportunity to purchase affordable fine Art direct from the Artists

The Farmer & The Chef Pop-Up

Saturday, 25th August 2018

Where: The Secret Garden and Nursery
Tickets: $120

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Celebrating Our Heritage in the Hawkesbury

Sunday, 26th August 2018

Heritage and colonial games, roving convicts, a convict camp and more!
10AM - 4PM Austrliana Pioneer Village, Windsor

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WHERE ON EARTH ARE WE GOING? SURVIVING THE AGE OF HUMANS

Tuesday, 28th August 2018

Public Lecture and Dialogue with Prof. Will Steffen
6PM Building EA, Room G.18, Parramatta South Campus, Western Sydney University, corner of Victoria Road and James Ruse Drive, Rydalmere
RSVP: Friday, 24 August. Registration is essential as seats are limited.

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Soap Making Workshop

Friday, 31st August 2018

Friday, 31 August 2018 | 09:30 AM to 01:00 PM

Have you ever thought about making your own soap? Making your own soap is great for you and the environment. This free, hands on workshop will provide you with the skills to avoid waste and make your own soap at home.

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Orange Blossom Festival

1 Sep 2018 to 30 Sep 2018

This year's The Hills Shire Orange Blossom Festival features a month of community events within the Hills that runs from 1-30 September 2018. The Council Community Fun Day will be held on Sunday 16 September at Bella Vista Farm.

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GARDEN SAFARI – KIDS’ SELF-GUIDED TREASURE QUEST

1 Sep 2018 to 30 Nov 2018

In the Garden - All Spring - Purchase a Treasure Quest kit, solve the puzzle, win a prize!
9.30am – 4.30pm daily

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Hawkesbury Caravan, Camping, 4WD, Fish & Boat Show

7 Sep 2018 to 9 Sep 2018

Where: Hawkesbury Racecourse, Richmond NSW 2753
Entry: $15

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Warrah Farm Spring Fair

Saturday, 8th September 2018

10AM to 3PM
20 Harris Road, Dural

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Harvest's Castle Hill Farmers' & Fine Food Market

Saturday, 8th September 2018

An abundance of fresh produce to tempt the taste buds of most hunters and gatherers. It's also a family pet-friendly market, so you can bring your furry friend along as well.

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Secret Garden Spring Fair

Saturday, 8th September 2018

9AM - 4PM - hawkesbury Campus, Western Sydney University
Market stalls, 100’s of lovely plants at bargain prices, farmyard animals, Devonshire teas, BBQ, wood-fired pizza, great live music, pony & train rides – bring the kids for a fun family day out!

Camden Garden Festival

21 Sep 2018 to 23 Sep 2018

Camden, NSW, will be in the spotlight this September for its outstanding horticultural heritage, gar-den-oriented tourist experiences and raft of local experts

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WILD ABOUT WARATAHS FESTIVAL

22 Sep 2018 to 1 Oct 2018

Mt Tomah Botanic Garden
Visitor Centre & Garden
9.30am – 4.30pm FREE
Celebrate the waratah at our annual Wild About Waratahs Festival

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WARATAH WORKSHOP WITH GORDON MEIKLEJOHN

Saturday, 22nd September 2018

Waratah Centre 11.30am – 1.00pm
Join Gordon Meiklejohn, a grower of Australian and South African Flora, to learn how to strike waratah cuttings and hear tips on how best to care for your cuttings and plants.
$15.00 per person. Bookings essential

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Harvest's Castle Hill Farmers' & Fine Food Market

Saturday, 22nd September 2018

Find all your favourite foods and treats at the Harvest Castle Hill Market each 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month

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Classic Car Expo at Mulla Villa

Sunday, 23rd September 2018

Time to show off your classic auto at Mulla Villa
9AM - 3PM

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WARATAH FARM OPEN DAY

Sunday, 30th September 2018

Gadara Wildflowers, 3401 Bells Line of Road, Berambing NSW 2758
10.30am – 3.00pm - Entry by gold coin donation

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Harvest's Castle Hill Farmers' & Fine Food Market

Saturday, 13th October 2018

An abundance of fresh produce to tempt the taste buds of most hunters and gatherers. It's also a family pet-friendly market, so you can bring your furry friend along as well.

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