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Sounds of the Decades

Sat 3 February at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Get ready to groove through the ages at our Saturday Sounds event, “Sounds of the Decades”. Immerse yourself in the nostalgic beats of the 70s, 80s, and 90s!
Featuring Yacht Rock Revival as our headline act, followed by sensational performances from Panorama and Tanya Andrew Solo Artist, this free community event is a blast from the past!
Creative face painting
Jumping castles
Kids activities zone
Fantastic firework display!
Savor tasty bites from food vendors and remember to BYO your favorite drinks (no glass permitted).
Free to attend, tickets essential via: Sounds of the Decades: 70s, 80s, 90s Tickets – 123 Tix


Sat 3 February
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Parkes Shire Council
Mrs Kelly Hendry, Destination Development Manager, Parkes Shire Council (Days of work : Monday‐Wednesday) 6861 2333 or kelly.hendry@parkes.nsw.gov.au


Local government area


Cooke Park Pavilion
Cooke Park
Parkes, NSW
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The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

Event listings are sourced or supplied from local venues and arts organisations. Many events listed here have been originally shared by the organisers on social media. Whilst all care is taken – and accuracy is our priority – we can take no responsibility for date changes or the content of contributed information. Contact the event organisers listed for more details or to book tickets.

The best way to include your event is to use our SUBMIT HERE form (under the What’s On menu at the top of each page). These listings will be manually approved by the Arts OutWest team before publication.  Please allow a couple of days for listings to be published. If you have submitted an event and want to make changes just email us at artsoutwest@csu.edu.au

Featured events‘ are those submitted directly online by presenters.

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