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Friday 21 February

Banjo Paterson Festival Night Market

Food, drink, local music and poetry

February 2020

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15th - 23rd Feb 2020

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival

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March 2020

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Sunday 22 March

Newcrest Orange Challenge

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Saturday 28 March

The Orange Apple Ramble

Ramble through the orchards

27 March - 5 April 2020

Orange F.O.O.D Week

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02 Mar 2019 - 31 Jan 2021

Ross Hill Winery Daily Complimentary Tours

Before opening for tastings each day, they offer guests a complimentary tour of their Ross Hill NCOS certified carbon neutral winery. The tour is followed by a wine tasting mid morning, featuring a range of the Ross Hill Wines.
20 Nov 2019 - 28 Mar 2020

The Oriana Gardens

The Oriana Gardens offer a fantastic shared dining menu and refreshing drinks and cocktails in a relaxing outdoor environment. Summer Season Opening Hours Dinner Tuesday to Saturday
21 Nov 2019 - 29 Mar 2020

The Oriana Pool Club

Cool off in the pool or relax with a cocktail pool-side at The Oriana Pool Club. Opening Hours Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday; mid afternoon – sunset subject to weather forecast. Entry includes a Pool Bar cocktail and towel hire.
31 Oct 2019 - 01 Mar 2020

Underworld: Mugshots from the Roaring Twenties

Descend into Sydney's seedy underworld in their new photographic exhibition revealing the dark side of the Roaring Twenties. Explore more than 130 candid and compelling mugshots taken by New South Wales Police between 1920 and 1930.
01 Feb 2020 - 02 Jan 2021

Orange Parkrun

Parkrun is for all ages and abilities. From beginners to Olympians. Parkrun is not a race against other runners, but a five kilometre timed run, jog or walk. It can really be whatever you want it to be, whether that's for fun or as part of a training plan.
16 - 23 Feb 2020

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival

Banjo Paterson’s Waltzing Matilda is known worldwide; many Australians can recite a string of his poems; and his work has been converted to song and theatre.
Sep 2019 - 15 Nov 2020

Blayney Farmers' Market

The Blayney Farmers' Market is located in Carrington Park, Blayney, NSW and held on the third Sunday of every month rain, hail or shine. The market features seasonal fruit, vegetables, fresh organic meats, plants and flowers, bread, eggs and much more from local producers.
17 Feb 2020

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival - Birthday Twilight Barbecue

Join the Orange and District Historical Society to celebrate Banjo's birthday at the Banjo Paterson Park. New in 2020, join them at twilight for music, poetry, stories about Narrambla Vale and the families that lived there.
18 Feb 2020

Limericks and Yarns

Join them for a fun night of Limericks and Yarns with Master of Ceremonies, Greg North ‘The Master of the Limerick’. Come along and catch this marvellous maestro in action, then step up and have a go yourself.
19 Feb 2020

An Evening with Banjo - his life

As part of the Orange and District History Alive series of talks, there will be An Evening with Banjo- his life slide show at the Orange Senior Citizens Centre. Hear from author W. Benjamin Lindner discussing his book Waltzing Matilda Australia’s Accidental Anthem.
19 Feb 2020

Poa Tree

Join them for a relaxing afternoon celebrating nature in the beautiful surrounds of Duntryleague. Established performers will invite local and visiting poets to join them in reciting works about the natural world.
19 Feb 2020

The life and rhymes of Banjo Paterson with Greg North

Join them for an entertaining evening with Australian Champion Bush Poet, Greg North.
20 Feb 2020

Annual Blackened Billy Award Ceremony

Entrants and award winners of the 2020 Blackened Billy Verse Competition are invited to join Carol Heuchan as she presents the iconic 29th Blackened Billy Trophy.
20 - 22 Feb 2020

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival - Brekky and Poetry on the Pavers

Organised and run by the Rotary club of Orange, a barbecue breakfast will be available each day at the Civic Centre Southcourt with entertainment from local schools and an open mic for local and visiting poets.
20 Feb 2020

Poetry Workshop with Carol Heuchan

The Why, What, How and Where – writing and performance guide tailored to suit all interests, beginner ‘closet poets’ to aspiring professionals!
20 Feb 2020

The Wrath of Grapes

After a massive event last year they are joined by Aussie bush poetry champion Carol Heuchan - Bring your own poem or prose to this open mike poetry event under the stringy bark rafters in the old wool shed at Heifer Station Wines. An informal, fun evening celebrating bush poetry.
21 Feb 2020

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival - Night Market

The iconic Night Market with over 30 food and wine stallholders creates an outdoor playground in Robertson Park, and is fun for all the family. Kick back to the sounds of Chloe and Jason Roweth with Bill Browne and poetry in the park! Proudly supported by Harvey Norman.
21 Feb 2020

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival - Poetry Brawl

An evening of light- hearted, humorous, irreverent prose or rap. Entrants must have written a poem that they can either read or perform which should go for 60 seconds. And enjoy a cold beer or two at the same time!
21 Feb 2020

Thinking: One Day Brain Camp

Thinking – The Art Of Becoming A Mindful Thinker As a fundamental activity, thinking is a skill. It is your most essential resource—the foundation of your humanity. The quality of your thinking determines the quality of your experiences in life.
21 Feb 2020

Writers Workshops

Designed for writers seeking to expand their horizons and broaden exposure of their work. Join Tom McIlveen for an opportunity to speak about competition writing, recording recitations and publishing poetry.
22 Feb 2020

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival - Poetry competition

Individual performances of original poetry open to students, novices and experienced poets. Beaut family entertainment! Run by the Rotary Club of Orange.
22 Feb 2020

Molong Banjo Paterson Festival Dinner

Molong's annual signature event The Molong Banjo Paterson Festival Dinner is back in 2020. Come along and celebrate a night of fine local food, wine and entertainment under the stars. This years celebration highlights the work of guest poet Carol Heuchan from the Hunter Valley.
23 Feb 2020

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival - Rotary Family Market Day

Join them for the Rotary Family Market to enjoy craft and produce market, kids’ activities, local entertainment and open microphone for poetry recitals. Please note new venue for 2020 - Civic Centre Northcourt.
28 2019 - 19 Apr 2020

Chill Out Sundays at Duntryleague

Come and relax their lawn or amazing deck at Duntryleague, listen to live music, catch up with friends, kids activities, enjoy great food and local wine. Selected Sundays at Duntryleague during Spring, Summer and Autumn. Family friendly.
23 Feb 2020

Jam Orange - Christine Collister, Michael Fix and Andy Nelson

Collister and Fix’s combined talents, passion for music and overall love of life are a delight for any audience to witness. Their performances strike a wonderful balance between their unique arrangements of timeless melodies of popular tunes and their own unforgettable compositions.
28 Feb - 01 Mar 2020

Small Business Breakthrough Marketing

Market, sell and grow (with soul). Join Johanna from Make Do Co. in January for a special workshop called Small Business Breakthrough. Small Business Breakthrough will teach you how to market, sell and grow your business – in a way that honours your soul.
29 Feb 2020

Whistle Stop Festival and Coffee, Cars, Trucks and Bike Show at Spring Hill

Come and explore the local heritage at the Whistlestop Festival, Spring Hill Recreation Ground. Entertainment includes: Jason and Chloe Roweth (folk music); Bogans Hero's band (Aussie pub rock band playing Australia's greatest rock'n'roll hits).
06 - 08 Mar 2020

Central West Caravan Camping and Outdoor Expo

Central West Caravan Camping and Outdoor Expo. Offers a huge range of caravans, camper trailers, 4WD accessories, camping and fishing gear and loads of new release product as well as expert advise on holiday destinations.
06 Mar 2020

Let it Rain - Drought Relief Concert

Summer has been a scorcher this year and whilst the fires have been tragic the ongoing hardship of drought continues unabated in the region. In response to these tough times local musicians are donating their talents, doing what they do best, lifting spirits and raising money.
17 Jan - 08 Mar 2020

Self Actualisation Leadership Diploma

The Self Actualisation Leadership Diploma will inspire people to rise to their potential and shape capable leadership performance.
07 - 08 Mar 2020

Mastery Meditation Workshop

Mastery is designed to teach the time-tested practices of meditation and yogic philosophy, in a way that is easily accessible for the modern mind in our modern way of living.
07 Dec 2019 - 03 Jan 2021

Wentworth Main Mine Open Day

The Lucknow goldfield was discovered in 1851. Located just nine kilometres from Orange on the eastern side of Lucknow, the Wentworth Main Mine holds its open days on the First Saturday and Sunday of the month. Stroll around this historic mining site and see relics of past mining heritage.
08 Mar - 10 Apr 2020

Orange Art Society March Exhibition

Join the Orange Art Society at the Orange Cultural Centre for their March and April art exhibition, featuring local artists, including Orange Fauve's Hank Spirek, who will display his bird motifs works across multimedia, including, oil, paper and canvas.
14 - 15 Mar 2020

Orange and District Relay For Life

They do it for the ones they've lost, for those who've survived. They do it for a future without cancer. They relay for life. Join others in your community for this overnight event to signify that cancer never rests, so neither do they.
08 Feb - 12 Dec 2020

Orange Farmers Market

The Orange Region Farmers Market is held on the second Saturday of every month and showcases local produce strictly from the Orange region. Meet the producers and taste their fresh seasonal produce.
Feb 2019 - 09 Jan 2021

The Orange Society of Model Engineers - Miniature Train Rides

Their Society conducts a Public Running day on our miniature railway located in Matthews Park, corner of Anson and Moulder Streets. Rides commence at 1pm. Come and join them and bring the whole family. Rides for both adults and children. Cost AUD2.
21 - 22 Mar 2020

Cumnock Agricultural Show

A small family-orientated Agricultural show that celebrates and promotes the local produce and talent in the Cumnock and surrounding area.
21 - 22 Mar 2020

Newcrest Orange Challenge

Orange is a hidden gem, tucked between the rolling hills, beautiful vineyards, open roads and picturesque open plains of New South Wales’ Central West tablelands.
27 Mar - 05 Apr 2020

Orange F.O.O.D Week

Orange F.O.O.D Week is Australia’s longest running regional food festival and has been acclaimed as one of Australia’s top ten food festivals. The 10 day community festival celebrates the Orange region’s diverse and high quality food and wine.
27 Mar 2020

Orange F.O.O.D Week - Night Market

A friends and family favourite with stalls representing the Orange region’s chefs, cooks, caterers, providores, wine, cider and beer makers, with a focus on the provenance of their local produce.
27 Mar 2020

Orange Regional Museum Exhibition Opening - Capturing Nature

Join them for the opening of Capturing Nature: Early photography at the Australian Museum 1857-1893. Capturing Nature will be opened by Vanessa Finney, curator from the Australian Museum. This is a free event, and all are welcome. Complimentary refreshments will be provided.
27 Mar - 05 Apr 2020

Printhie Wines Pop-Up Cellar Door

Their popular pop-up cellar door in the rustic apple packing shed will re-open for F.O.O.D Week in 2020. The pop-up cellar door will be open daily for wine tasting. Located at their new vineyard Millwood in Nashdale. Bookings welcome – please call them.
27 - 29 Mar 2020

The Provenance Express

A slow travel, slow food odyssey by train from Sydney to Orange for the first weekend of the annual Orange Food Week Festival.
28 Mar - 19 Jul 2020

Capturing Nature: Early photography at the Australian Museum 1857 – 1893

Australia’s earliest scientific photographs are revealed in a new exhibition, Capturing Nature.
28 Mar 2020

Colours of Autumn

Orange F.O.OD Week Event: Join them for Colours of Autumn at the Philip Shaw Cellar Door. Celebrate the season with a bright and beautiful 4-course set menu featuring the best local produce of the season. A colourful feast, not to be missed! Bookings essential.
28 Mar 2020

Feast For Farmers

Heifer Station Wines and the Rotary Club of Orange Daybreak present an afternoon of food, wine and fundraising for NSW farmers in need.
28 Mar 2020

Orange Apple Ramble

The Orange region is a distinct and unique growing environment for apples. Join the Apple Ramble and enjoy apple based food and ciders as you ramble through the orchards in the scenic Towac Valley. Hosted by local orchardists, the event caters for all ages.
28 Mar 2020

Orange Regional Museum - Curator Conversations: Capturing Nature

Join Vanessa Finney, curator of Capturing Nature, for Curator Conversations. They'll explore some of the thoughts behind the exhibition and behind the scenes stories. This is a free event, all welcome.
28 Mar 2020

Printhie Wines Picnic Day

Enjoy a lunchtime picnic wondering through the heritage apple orchard at Printhie’s new vineyard and cellar door site.
28 Mar 2020

Pulled Pork and Cider

Relax with a glass of cider and their pulled pork burger with apple slaw and crackling. Settle in, indoors, outdoors, or in the paddock with a picnic blanket. Small Acres Cyder Bookings are essential
28 Mar 2020

Smoking Brothers Meets Wine

Stockman's Ridge joins The Smoking Brothers to bring you a lively afternoon of succulent barbecue smoked meats, live music, amazing wines and cold beer! Each ticket includes food and two free drink vouchers. Additional drinks available for purchase.
29 Mar 2020

Great Volcanic Mountain Challenge

This is an 11 kilometre run to the top of the beautiful Mt Canobolas in Orange, NSW. Run it, or walk it, just make sure you're part of it.
29 Mar 2020

Hands On Cider Making Classes

Experience cider making the traditional way, taste cider variety apples and award winning ciders while learning the techniques of making real cider. Small Acres Cyder Bookings are essential.
29 Mar 2020

Yoga In The Vines Orange

Yoga and Wine (because we all know, wine is good for you, studies say!). Enjoy a glass of Sparkling and Croissants on arrival before Shell from Sankha Yoga starts an hour of yoga with our stunning vineyard as a backdrop.
30 Mar - 01 Apr 2020

Duntryleague F.O.O.D Week Plate

Take part in a revolutionary new golf event in Orange NSW. Combining golf on a top quality course with fantastic local food and wine, the 2020 Duntryleague F.O.O.D Week plate is an event like no other. Day one and two sees entrants compete for the Duntryleague F.O.O.
30 Mar 2020

F.O.O.D Week - Autumn Grazing Dinner

The F.O.O.D Week Committee and the Community groups of Blayney welcome guests to the inaugural Autumn Grazing Dinner.
01 Apr 2020

Orange F.O.O.D Week - Taste Local on the Lawn

Relax in a very special place on the award winning lawn roof of the Information Centre. With a spectacular view over the Orange CBD, enjoy gourmet Producers’ Platters, beautifully matched with cool-climate wines and locally brewed beer. This is a perfect pre-dinner event!
01 Apr 2020

Winery Wednesday Lunch

Orange F.O.O.D Week event: Meet the winemakers, vintage team and see the winery come alive during harvest. Join them at the long table for their traditional harvest Wednesday lunch. Bookings essential.
03 Apr 2020

2020 Vintage Dinner with Francesco Mannelli at Philip Shaw Wines

Orange F.O.O.D Week Event: Dan Shaw and guest chef Francesco Mannelli of Mode Kitchen and Bar bring together Vintage 2020 and Game season.
04 Apr 2020

Ancient Southern Lands

An elegant five-course First Nation Australian bush tucker and wild-style southern Italian inspired dining experience, matched with local wines presented by Antica Australis and Indigenous Cultural Adventures during Orange FOOD Week.
04 Apr 2020

Movie Under the Stars

Double Feature. Grab your mates, bring a picnic rug and cushion and enjoy their large five metre Open Air cinema amongst the vines. They will have a Bar, Popcorn, and Lollies will be available.
04 Apr 2020

Orange F.O.O.D Week - Forage

Take a magnificent 4.1 kilometre stroll through some of Orange’s most picturesque vineyards and soak up the breathtaking vistas through to Mount Canobolas.
04 Apr 2020

The Inside Out of Sparkling Cider

A hands on class all about the importance of bubbles. Enjoy a tasting flight with matching local food. Includes your own take home bottle of Sparkling. Small Acres Cyder Bookings are essential.
05 Apr 2020

Orange F.O.O.D Week - Sunday Producers' Market and Brunch

Come along to one of Orange’s most spectacular settings in Cook Park to enjoy brunch prepared by well-known cooks and producers. Stroll the market to meet and greet with the producers, taste and purchase their local produce and take it home with you. Visit the F.O.O.
05 Apr 2020

Yoga In The Vines Lidster

Yoga and Wine (because as everyone knows, wine is good for you, studies say). Enjoy a glass of Sparkling and Croissants on arrival before Shell from Sankha Yoga starts an hour of yoga with their stunning vineyard as a backdrop.
06 - 27 Apr 2020

Sculptures by the Bush

A new tourist trail of outdoor creative artworks will dot the scenic landscapes around Blayney for Sculptures in the Bush, an event that has expanded from the Hay Bale Art Challenge. There will be competitions for Hay Bale Art, Farm Art and Scarecrows.
13 Apr 2020

Molong Village Markets Easter Monday

The Molong Village Markets are a fantastic day out for the whole family.
16 - 18 Apr 2020

Orange Chamber Music Festival

The Inaugural Orange Chamber Music Festival is an initiative developed by a collective of professional classical musicians from diverse chamber music backgrounds, led by Carmen Nieves as general manager.
18 - 19 Apr 2020

Millamolong Country Classic Polo Tournament

The Millamolong Polo Club warmly welcomes you to what is shaping up as a great Millamolong Polo Tournament in the beautiful surroundings of Millamolong. There will be polo and party on Saturday with food, a bar full of drinks, music and plenty of dancing. Sunday is finals day.
06 May 2020

Lior and Tinalley String Quartet

Through Nature to Eternity featuring Lior and Tinalley String Quartet. Presented in association with Musica Viva Australia.
09 - 10 May 2020

Orange Show

The 148th Orange Show in May 2020 is a wonderful family show presented by Orange Show Society Incorporated.
15 May 2020

Caribé presents Havana Return, por favor

Through a lens both retrospective and current, Caribe’s ‘Havana Return, por favor’ shares recollections of a first-generation Cuban migrant returning home after many years in Australia.
16 - 17 May 2020

Common Ground Communication

The Common Ground program teaches you how to argue well – not fight badly: to hear others (even in disagreement), to clearly communicate what you want (with courage), and to find common ground with anyone on any issue.
22 - 24 May 2020

Rainbow City Festival

Come out to the Orange region for their inaugural Rainbow City Festival for a bright and bold program of events over three days in May 2020.
23 May 2020

Beethoven’s Ninth – Kiazma Piano Duo and Combined Choirs

Hear another side of a masterwork you love when Kiazma Piano Duo performs Beethoven’s Symphony Number nine: Ode to Joy, transcribed for two pianos by Franz Liszt.
08 - 09 Jun 2020

The Golden Plough

The Golden Plough is a celebration of the contribution that the Australian Draught Horse has made to the nation and agricultural history. It is, indeed, a rare opportunity to see these magnificent horses in action.
09 Jun 2020

Tipple at Orange Cellars

Orange! Explore their region's best with a fun afternoon of tastings - including local wine, beer and spirits and delicious food and fun.
20 Jun 2020

Newbridge Winter Solstice Festival

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.
31 Jul - 02 Aug 2020

Orange Winter Fire Festival

Kicking off with a winter night market in historic Millthorpe Village the three day festival will showcase the best of an authentic country winter through a series of bonfire events inspired by the Australian cracker night bonfire tradition.
01 Aug 2020

Australian Romantic and Classical Orchestra – The Souvenir

Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra is a world-class orchestra of leading Australian musicians who are dedicated to the performance of Classical and Romantic orchestral and chamber music repertoire in historically informed style on period instruments.
15 Aug 2020

Sydney Symphony Fellowship Concert

For the first time in its 19-year history the Sydney Symphony Fellowship and Artistic Director Roger Benedict travel west to perform at Orange Regional Conservatorium.
05 - 06 Sep 2020

The Manildra Show

Come along to the Manildra show this year and enjoy a variety of markets and food - The Manildra lions club will be cooking an all day barbecue and the lunch room will have a selection of locally made slices, sandwiches and teas and coffee.
11 Sep 2020

Arcadia Winds

This vivacious program finds them in their element. Presented in association with Musica Viva Australia. Doors open 6pm, performance begins at 6.30pm.
12 - 13 Sep 2020

The Eugowra Show

Come on down to the Eugowra show and enjoy a family day out.
13 - 14 Sep 2020

The Cudal Show

Come on down to the Cudal Show and enjoy this annual event. Enjoy rides, show bags, stalls, food and entertainment in a great country atmosphere. There will be displays on locally grown produce and stock including the best that Cudal has to offer.
20 Sep 2020

Dogs in the Park NSW Orange

The event will be based on their drawcard attractions where locals can participate in all activities such as dog competitions, dog races, dog rescues and local pet business and dog market stalls.
20 Sep 2020

Molong Annual Show

A stack of interesting displays and events for a wonderful family day out with Troppo Bob Magic The Ultranormalist will delight young and old alike at the 156th Annual Molong Show, the Iron Man Race that is all in good fun and novelty in nature - Plus don't forget the home grown produce,...
29 Sep 2020

Dogs in the Park Orange

The event will be based on their drawcard attractions where locals can participate in all activities such as Dog Competitions and Dog Races and Pet Adoption Day.
02 - 04 Oct 2020

Hahn City of Orange Golf Championship

Play three different golf courses over three days - all within the beautiful regional NSW City of Orange. The Hahn City of Orange Golf Championship is the premier event on the Golf Orange calendar. 54 Hole Scratch Stableford to decide the Male and Female Champions.
03 - 05 Oct 2020

The Roaring Days

*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed *** Join them in the wild, wild Central West for the October long weekend to explore a food and wine trail through the historic goldrush-era villages of Carcoar, Millthorpe and Canowindra.
05 - 08 Oct 2020

Duntryleague Annual Veterans Tournament

Join them at Duntryleague, Orange NSW, for their Annual Veterans Golf Tournament. Played over three rounds, Duntryleague is an 18 hole championship golf course, designed by Eric Apperly.
24 - 25 Oct 2020

Wentworth Mine Airing of the Quilts

The historic Wentworth Main Mine site, Lucknow will host the inaugural Airing of the Quilts. The 1930s gold mine will be the back drop for the professionally judged and curated quilt show; revitalising the village of Lucknow's economic heritage.
31 Oct 2020

Carcoar Show

*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed *** The Best Little Show in the Country will be held in the historical village of Carcoar in the central west of NSW.
31 Oct - 01 Nov 2020

Millthorpe Garden Ramble

Experience 10 open gardens in and around the delightful historic village of Millthorpe. Some new, some old, some from previous years, some not. Always the first weekend in November. Garden related stalls and food available particularly at larger 'out of town' gardens.
07 - 08 Nov 2020

Carcoar Cup Running Festival

The Carcoar Cup Running Festival is an iconic event, special enough to be judged a NSW Regional Flagship Event for the last six years in a row. 2020 will be its tenth anniversary.
07 Nov 2020

Ensemble Offspring Sizzle

A mixture of art-meets-popular culture-meets-family fun. Ensemble Offspring led by acclaimed percussionist Claire Edwards and comprising some of Australia’s most innovative and virtuosic performers pushes the boundaries of daring music making.
09 2019 - 07 Nov 2020

Neville Show

In 2010, the Neville Show Society created the plan to have an annual show. Each year it has grown bigger. At the show each year there are market stalls and multiple competitions like the popular flowers, craft, cooking, photography, chainsaw, horse, and cattle competitions.

Orange Wine Tours

Orange Wine Tours aims to be the most inclusive tour operator in Orange, with a wide range of tours, they have something for everyone. They are proud to offer an exciting way to experience the fabulous cool climate wine region of Orange, NSW and surrounds.


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