What's on this month - February 2020
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As Summer draws to a close, the event calendar in the Orange region shows no sign of slowing down.

We kick off the month with the Australian legends, Cold Chisel, sharing their soundtracks to the summer at Heifer Station Wines. Hold onto your hats – it is going to be hot! Next up, another Aussie legend, celebrating the life of Banjo Paterson at the seventh Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival. Join us for bush poetry, entertainers, festival dinner, markets and more. Grab your sweetheart and swing by one of our amazing restaurants or cellar doors for Valentine’s Day.

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).

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