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HISTORY HILL

Sun December 1 - Tue December 31

Weekends; Long Weekends and School Holidays 10am – 4pm (Closed 25 Dec). History Hill has the largest privately owned gold rush collection on display in Australia focusing on the land, the time and the people of Australia's gold rush era.

JENOLAN CAVES CHILDREN’S TOURS

Sun 1 December 2019, - Fri 31 January 2020,

Come and experience the Stones & Bones tour and Bats, Bugs & Beasties at Jenolan
Caves. Tours are run on selected days for children aged 7 to 11yrs. These tours allow
children to experience the caves through fun activities they can understand. Charges
apply. Bookings essential.

Musical Busking Workshops

Fri December 6 at 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until Fri 3 April 2020,

COWRA. The Musical Busking Workshops are a way of enabling young people (under 18yo) to develop confidence to play music in public and to later play on their own as a busker (if they so wish).

Kelso Koori Markets

Fri December 6 at 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Market stalls and live entertainment.

A NIGHT OF CAROLS

Sun December 8 at 5:00 pm

Northside Chapel, Forbes

Carols by Candlelight

Sun December 8 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

MACHATTIE PARK BATHURST. Machattie Park comes alive, with coloured lights, a sausage sizzle, lots of Christmas singing and big screens so you don't miss any of the action!

Mondays at the Museum

Mon December 9 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until Mon 16 December 2019,

ORANGE REGIONAL MUSEUM, ORANGE. Look and make at Orange Regional Museum with activities and craft for Under 5s in 2019. This free program is designed for parents/carers with children aged between 3-5 years

Harmonie – Grenfell Ukestra & Hand Drumming Groups

Mon December 9 at 2:15 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:15 pm on Monday, repeating until Mon 16 December 2019,

GRENFELL. With experienced and trained group facilitator Simone Gough. Fun and easy. For all ages. $10-15 per lesson.  Registered NDIS provider. Registered for Creative Kids vouchers. To book call 0427 471 696.

Harmonie – Woodstock Ukestra & Hand Drumming Groups

Tue December 10 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tue 17 December 2019,

WOODSTOCK. With experienced and trained group facilitator Simone Gough. Fun and easy. For all ages. $10-15 per lesson.  Registered NDIS provider. Registered for Creative Kids vouchers. To book call 0427 471 696.

Christmas Art Workshops

Thu December 12
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One event on Thu 12 December 2019, at 12:00 am

PLATYPUS GALLERY FORBES. Make Christmas cards or artworks for gifts in a small group, guided by local artists, Karen Ritchie and Ro Burns, in the Gallery.

Harmonie – Blayney Ukestra & Hand Drumming Groups

Thu December 12 at 3:00 pm - 4:40 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thu 12 December 2019,

BLAYNEY. Thursdays fortnightly ukestra, hand drumming and ukestra for students workshops

Age of Fishes Museum in Canowindra

Sat December 14 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Tue 31 December 2019,

CANOWINDRA. OPEN DAILY. A chance discovery in 1955 revealed an extensive fossil bed dating from the Devonian Period. This 360-370 million year old fossil deposit contains the remains of thousands of freshwater fish

CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT

Sat December 14 at 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

VICTORIA PARK FORBES.

A TRADITIONAL NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Tue December 17 at 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

MISS TRAILS HOUSE BATHURST. Miss Traill’s House and Garden will be adorned with Christmas decorations for ‘A
Traditional Night Before Christmas’

FREE movie screening TOY STORY 4

Thu December 19 at 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

FORBES YOUTH AND COMMUNITY CENTRE.

KIDS’ NIGHT TOUR @ ABERCROMBIE HOUSE

Fri December 27 at 7:30 pm

Enjoy a tour of the house and garden walk. Bring a torch or borrow one. Wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes. Chocolate milk and cookies on the veranda at the conclusion. For children aged from 7yrs (with adult). Bookings essential - from Bathurst Visitor Information Centre (6332 1444)

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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