What’s On In April?
Easter Long Weekend – Saturday 3rd April
Lot’s to see and do in the district this Easter weekend.
Car lovers can also get their fix with the Bathurst Motor Festival this long weekend. There will be up to seven categories for cars racing in circuit events and more than 300 entries are expected. Proceeds will be donated to Legacy. For more information, head to bathurstmotorfestival.com.au
Rockley will host a Sheep Dog Trials competition, with dogs competing in an obstacle course in encourage, novice, improver and open categories at the local Showground from 7am.
The Oberon Tablelands Way Farmers Markets are on again, with around 30 stalls selling some of the region’s finest produce. There are also delicious freshly baked bread and cakes to sample, as well as hot coffee and delicious bacon and egg rolls on offer!
Held in the St Barnabas Anglican Church grounds.
For more information, go to http://www.oberonaustralia.com.au/living-working-in-oberon/oberon-farmers-market/
And April also signlad the start of the inaugural Cowra Heritage Month, with exhibitions and events throughout celebrating the region’s rich hiostory. For more details: http://www.cowratourism.com.au/uploads/file/heritage%20month%20brochure.pdf
Monday 6th April
Tarana Hotel is also celebrating the Easter long weekend hosting a sheep dog trials event on Easter Monday. For more details: http://www.oberonaustralia.com.au/event.asp?evid=14208
Saturday 11th April
Foodies can enjoy a degustation lunch at Mayfield Garden today – with a menu created around the local harvest, along with local wines, live music and an artisan performance.
Ticket includes entry to the Water Garden.
For more details, head to http://www.oberonaustralia.com.au/event.asp?evid=13683
Sunday 12th April
The iconic Canowindra Balloon Festival kicks off today, with balloons set to take to the skies and flying events to continue throughout the week.
All details are at www.canowindrachallenge.org.au
Monday 13th April
Molong will host the 100 Mile Dinner as part of Orange’s annual F.O.O.D Week. Guests are invited to dine, under the stars on the Village Green in Molong on food and wine sourced from Orange, Bathurst, Molong, Mudgee and Cowra.
For all the details, head to http://www.orangefoodweek.com.au
Friday April 17th
Thousands are expected to flock to Bathurst Showground for the historic Royal Bathurst Show this weekend.
There will be rides, displays, entertainment – including a Motocross show, agricultural exhibits, fireworks and show bags of course.
For all the details, head to www.bathurstshow.com.au
Saturday April 18th
Support local farmers are shop at the Cowra Farmers & Craft Market/Trash & Treasure, Bric-a-Brac sales this weekend.
There’ll be fresh & delicious local food on offer, or simply browse the wide range of unique items.
The market operates from 8:00am – 1:00pm.
For more information, visit http://www.cowratourism.com.au/Events/
Saturday April 25th
Today is a particularly significant ANZAC Day, marking 100 years since the fateful Gallipoli landing.
Be sure to support our all Australian servicemen and women by attending an ANZAC Day ceremony.
Contact your local RSL sub branch for service details..