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Daffodils at Rydal

Sat September 7 - Sun September 8
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sat 14 September 2019,

An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Sun 15 September 2019,

RYDAL. Rydal is set in a stunning country landscape, a thousand metres above sea level. You can wander through the heritage village, its parks and several private gardens, where you will see thousands of daffodils, both old and new varieties and colours.

Sprung Festival

Wed September 25 - Sat October 5

CSU, BATHURST. 25 Sept - 5 Oct, Ponton Theatre CSU.
Each year CSU’s Bathurst campus hosts a two-week festival of arts and creativity facilitated and constructed by the graduating Theatre Media cohort.

Sakura Matsuri 2019 – Cherry Blossom Festival

Sat September 28 at 10:00 am

COWRA. Sakura Matsuri showcases Japanese culture through a range of activities and demonstrations. It is a day for all the family to enjoy.

Bedgerabong Country Music Campout

Tue October 8 - Tue October 15

BEDGERABONG. The Forbes Country Music Club is again hosting their annual Bedgerabong Country Music Campout.

Orange Wine Festival 2019

Fri October 18 - Sun October 27

ORANGE. Orange Wine Festival is a 10 day week of events and activities highlighting the region's premium wines through wine shows, tastings, educational workshops and celebrations with local produce. 

Canowindra Baroquefest 2019

Fri October 18 - Sun October 20

CANOWINDRA. The Canowindra Baroquefest 2019 is now launched!  Baroque and Beyond is always the theme at Baroquefest, with performances ranging from pre-baroque to contemporary music and even jazz, all with a strong connection to the baroque period.

Baby Boomers Music Festival

Fri October 25 - Sun October 27

FORBES. The FORBES BABY BOOMERS MUSIC FESTIVAL brings the best professional tribute shows presenting the music of the 50’S 60’S 70’S on the weekend of Dancing Laughter and Dress Up fun. It is held on the last full weekend in October.

Black Springs Heritage Festival

Sat October 26 - Sun October 27

BLACK SPRINGS. Our Heritage Festival will have market stalls, chainsaw competition, novelty sporting events, SES and RFS displays, heritage tours of our area, a display of photos and information of past families, food stalls and so much more.

The Bathurst Spring Spectacular

Sat October 26 - Sun October 27

BATHURST. Showcasing 10 wonderful and inspirational gardens in and around Bathurst with live music, art and sculptures, and artisan demonstrations & and plant sales

WOW, Orange!

Fri November 8 - Sun November 10

ORANGE. WOW, Orange! (Way Out West) is a new multi day tourism event for the LGBTI community. The event showcases the food, wine and lifestyle offerings of the region

Rockley Gardens and Art Exhibition

Sat November 9 - Sun November 10

ROCKLEY. Hold the date for the second Rockley Gardens and Art Exhibition. 9th and 10th of November 2019. Bigger and better than last years

Millfest 2019

Sat December 14

MILLTHORPE. Come along to the Village year end street festival. Live music, shopping, local wine and beer and food. Kids entertainment. Adults $5 entry with each ticket in the draw for lots of prizes. School age children accompanied by adults free.

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival 2020

Sun 16 February 2020, - Sun 23 February 2020,

ORANGE. What better way to celebrate this great Australian’s life and work than through the sixth Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival.

Catapult Festival

Wed 15 April 2020, - Sun 19 April 2020,

BMEC. National youth circus and physical theatre festival.

Newbridge Winter Solstice

Sun 21 June 2020,

NEWBRIDGE. The Newbridge Winter Solstice Festival is the biggest event in the Newbridge calendar, in the middle of winter, celebrating the shortest day of the year. 

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The What’s On calendar covers arts events happening across the NSW Central West. These events are sourced or supplied from local venues and arts organisations. Whilst all care is taken and accuracy is our priority we can take no responsibility for date changes or the content of contributed information. To contribute an event email us at artsoutwest@csu.edu.au