What's on in Crookwell
Saturday, September 14
- Crookwell Garden Festival Open garden, 8.30am-3.30pm, "Cloverleigh", 23 Tait Street, Crookwell.
"Cloverleigh" is a 20 year old garden planted with a wide variety of exotic trees and plants. Special features include a ginkgo tree, camellias all grown from seed, a large orchard underplayed with daffodils, a grape vine grown from a cutting brought back from England in 1856, a raspberry bush brought back from England in 1856. The garden owners Leon and Mary Willis will be selling plants and seeds from their two acre garden and will be available for growing and pruning advice during this event. This garden will excite tree and plant lovers. Bus groups and picnics on the grass welcome. A gold coin entry for local charity. Supported by Crookwell Garden Festival.
Saturday, September 21
- Crookwell Hospital Auxiliary Spanish Tapas at Cafe Zestt, 6.30pm
For an evening of fun, tapas, drinks, entertainment, plus much more come to Cafe Zestt and help raise money for the Crookwell District Hospital Auxiliary. Cafe Zestt is opening as a Spanish tapas bar for a special evening this September. The cafe will serve a variety of traditional gourmet dishes ideal to share. The tickets are $35 and can be purchased from Cafe Zestt.
Saturday, October 5-Sunday, October 6
- Taste of Taralga Festival
The annual Taste of Taralga Festival showcases the Taralga township through a multitude of events featuring music, food, culture and fun. The theme for this year is celebrating the 200 year anniversary of the first Europeans to pass through the area now known as Taralga. There will be a Classic Car Muster, Historical Society program, market stalls, 4 and 10 km Fun Runs, Saturday Night Dance ( The Corbys ), Grand Parade with over 50 floats (Sunday, 11am), Country Fair, Gymkhana. Go to www.tasteoftaralga.com for details. Mostly free entry. Contact Graham Lambert 0498717856.
Friday-Saturday, October 11-12
- Small Business Expo open day , 10am, Crookwell Memorial Hall, Denison Street, Crookwell.
The community will have the opportunity to learn more about local businesses at the Small Business Expo. Timed to coincide with Small Business month, the free event will be held from 10am-4pm on both days. It will showcase a range of fantastic products and services available in the Upper Lachlan Shire from giftware to garden maintenance, farm equipment to NDIS assistance, and everything in between. Free.
Friday-Sunday, October 25-27
- Mary Gilmore Festival, Crookwell
The Crookwell Mary Gilmore Weekend is an annual cultural event held in memory of the locally born Dame Mary Gilmore. The weekend showcases artists, poets, musicians, singers and entertainers. Opening night has drinks by the Rose Garden at the Crookwell Showground with entertainment by the Goulburn Ukulele Band and Maggie Somerville. $5 donation, fully catered. Later the Mary Gilmore Festival Concert will be at the Criterion Hotel (no charge). Saturday kicks off with informal jam sessions by musicians, singers and poets at the Crookwell Showground, followed by free Performing Youth Concert in the Showground Dome Pavilion. Saturday evening will be the highlight of the weekend with Southern Lights Vocal Academy Variety Music Concert and Champagne Supper in the Showground Pavilion. Adults: $20, concession: 15, family: $40. Tickets from the Crookwell Visitor Information Centre ph. 4832 1988. Sunday features free balladeers, musicians and poets showcase at the Showground.
Saturday, October 26
- Binda Spooktacular Festival, 10am, Binda Flat
A fun day for the whole family with events including markets, petting zoo, dog races, Sheep shearing demonstrations, scarecrow decorating contest, kids costume parade and more! Entry is free!
Saturday, November 11
- Gunning spring walk, 8.30am, Gunning Showground
Fun in the sun family day, community event run by Gunning District Community and Health Service Inc. 5k fun walk/run, bring your pets. Prizes for the most money raised, best costume for individuals or team plus a pet parade, prizes for best dressed pet, unusual pet. Register yourself or team https://www.mycause.com.au/events/. $10 per person, $5 concessions, $5 per pet. Or contact GDCHS 48451166 #1. Prizes, fun, a great day out for the family. Food and drinks available at the event. Gunning District Community and Health Service Inc. is a community organisation which operates as a not for profit charity, coordinating and providing a range of health and support services. We are located in the Courthouse building in Gunning and in the Tony Foley Memorial Centre. We provide a wealth of services including allied health services, community nursing, medical clinic, Monday Social Group, Gunning Men's Group, and Community Support Workers assisting people to stay in their homes as well as assisting isolated clients with transport from Gunning to Goulburn and Canberra.