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Sat September 14 - Sun October 6

PARKES. Boasting an extremely talented cast of 44 (22 ladies and 22 men) this production will lift the bar for the Parkes Musical & Dramatic Society

Small Schools Choir & Creative Arts Showcase

Mon September 23 at 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

FORBES. Combined Forbes Small Schools Choir and Creative Arts Showcase. Bedgerabong, Bogan Gate, Caragabal, Eugowra and Quandialla Schools.

Sprung Festival 2019

Wed September 25 - Sat October 5

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

Sprung Festival – One Morning in June

Wed September 25 - Sat September 28

BATHURST. In this character-based drama, President Kirkland and his Chief of Staff Jack Brady, must examine their friendship as a terrorist attack threatens to undermine their lives and the nation they both love.

Sprung Festival – Industrial Paradise

Wed September 25 - Sat September 28

BATHURST. In this modern consumer driven world its easy to forget where your clothes come from and how simple it is to make, alter or upcycle your own. This free showcase event will take viewers on a journey from the beginning of a garment, showing how simple it really is.

Sprung Festival – Good Mourning

Wed September 25 - Sat September 28

BATHURST. Good Mourning is an art installation which showcases individual processes with grief in all forms.  - “While our stories differ, our emotions are the same.”

Sprung Festival – Plumberman 2519: The Musical

Wed September 25 - Sat September 28

BATHURST. Plumberman 2519: The Musical is a comedic romp which follows the story of an alcoholic, computer loving (quite literally), space-faring plumber of the future.

One Act Plays

Wed September 25 - Thu September 26

PARKES. One Act Plays at Parkes Christian School

Revolting Rhymes and Dirty Beasts by Roald Dahl

Wed September 25 at 10:00 am - 9:30 pm

BMEC. "Revolting Rhymes and Dirty Beasts" by Roald Dahl shows at Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre on Wed 25 Sept at 10am, 12.30pm and 6.30pm.

Future’s Past

Wed September 25 at 7:30 pm

ORANGE CIVIC THEATRE. Suitable for all ages, Future’s Past promises to entertain – with catchy songs, dynamic dance and memorable characters.

A Night at the Museum

Thu September 26 at 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on Thu 26 September 2019, at 6:30 pm

COWRA. Come and watch as our wonderful K-6 Students entertain the crowd when they present "A Night At The Museum"

Golden Guitar winner Fanny Lumsden’s Country Halls Tour

Fri September 27 at 7:00 pm

EUGOWRA. With a recent string of accolades including two ARIA nominations, two CMAA Golden Guitar Awards, a CMC Award and the AIR Best Independent Album of 2018 for her second record Real Class Act, western NSW born and raised Fanny Lumsden is taking her music to the people, one small town at a time.

Grigoryan Brothers – Past, Present & Future

Fri September 27 at 7:30 pm

FORBES. With a repertoire spanning centuries, continents and genres, amazing telepathy and the ability to draw emotion from every note, Slava & Leonard Grigoryan are
justifiably regarded as Australia’s finest classical guitarists.

The Songs of James Taylor and Carole King

Sat September 28 at 8:00 pm

ORANGE CIVIC THEATRE. Performed by a seven-piece band comprising of award-winning singers and musicians, faithfully reproducing these timeless songs with immaculate harmonies and the highest level of musicianship.

Gooloogong Hotel Open Mic Nights

Sun September 29
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until Sun 8 December 2019,

An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day Last of the month, repeating until Sun 24 November 2019,

GOOLOOGONG. 2nd Sunday and last Sunday of every month. Any level of talent welcome.

Bach in the Dark

Sun September 29 at 2:30 pm

MOUNT DAVID. “Bach in the Dark” returns to Mount David for a special afternoon concert.

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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