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June 2019

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Saturday 8 June

Bushranger Gang Food & Wine Adventure and Ben Hall BBQ Bash

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2 - 4 August 2019

Winter Fire Festival

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01/Dec/2019

07 Apr - 01 Dec 2019

Millthorpe Markets

The Millthorpe Markets are held twice a year, generally on the first Sunday in April and the first Sunday in December.

12/Jul/2019

12 Jul 2019

Much Ado About Nothing

Presented by: Bell Shakespeare Company. Claudio and Hero are deeply in love. Beatrice and Benedick would rather swap sassy insults than sweet nothings.

13/Jul/2019

13 Jul 2019

Black Tie and Gumboot Truffle Hunt and Dinner

A grand extravaganza, the evening kicks off with a black truffle hunt with the trained dogs under the matured oak trees (the oldest truffle trees on the mainland of Australia), followed by a five course degustation feast featuring the freshly harvested truffles, with matched wines...

13/Jul/2019

09 Feb - 13 Jul 2019

Colour City Creatives Art Gallery and Studios Open Day

They open every Orange Farmers Market Saturday, which is every second Saturday of every month, from 10 am to 4 pm. The two galleries, corridors and gift shop as well as their working studios are here for your viewing pleasure. All artwork and gift items are original and for sale.

13/Jul/2019

13 Jan 2018 - 13 Jul 2019

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.

13/Jul/2019

09 Feb - 13 Jul 2019

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.

13/Sep/2019

13 Sep 2019

Rainbow's End

A First Nations story about the bond of family and the power of the land. It’s the 1950s in Shepparton, Victoria. Three generations of the Dear family live together in a rundown shack on the Goulburn River flats. Gladys yearns for a better life, a real home and a decent job.

16/Feb/2020

16 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.

16/Feb/2020

16 Feb 2020

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival - Poet's Brunch and Lunch

Relax in the shade of the trees for free entertainment, poetry and bush music along with an opportunity to visit the Banjo Paterson, more than a Poet Museum. Enjoy the outstanding collection of history and memorabilia. Seating provided.

16/Jun/2019

07 - 16 Jun 2019

All in a Day's Work

Featuring images from the Central Western Daily Negative Collection, All in a Day’s Work offers a glimpse into the working lives of Orange locals between 1955 and 1974.

16/Jun/2019

16 Jun 2019

Blayney Farmers Market

Full of local produce, such as fruit and vegetables, olive oil, dressings, jams, wine, meat and much more. Grab some breakfast and a coffee and relax and enjoy free live music and kids activities.

16/Jun/2019

14 - 16 Jun 2019

Orange Antique Fair

The Zonta Club of Orange presents an Annual Antique Fair in June (over a weekend) to raise funds to assist the welfare of women and children. Fine estate, period and costume jewellery. French, English and Australian Colonial furniture.

16/Jun/2019

02 Mar - 16 Jun 2019

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 at 10:30am redeemable on wine purchases.

17/Feb/2020

17 Feb 2020

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival - Birthday Breakfast with Banjo

Join us for Breakfast with 'Banjo' on his birthday near where he was born. Experience a little bit of history, poetry, music and lots of fun along with a cooked breakfast under the shade of an old oak tree.

17/Feb/2020

17 Feb 2020

The Orange Banjo Paterson Poetry Festival: Poems to Paintings and Contemporary Group Exhibition

***Latest Event Details Are Yet To Be Confirmed*** The brief and title of one of the two exhibitions on at the Barracks building during the Banjo Paterson Poetry Festival is Poems To Paintings.

18/Oct/2019

18 Oct 2019

Orange Wine Festival

Orange Wine Festival is a 10 day week of events and activities highlighting the region's premium wines through wine shows, tastings, educational workshops and celebrations with local produce.

19/Apr/2020

19 Apr 2020

Canowindra International Balloon Challenge

See the magic and spectacle as a plethora of hot air balloons take to the skies each morning and late afternoon in Canowindra every April, over an eight day period at the Canowindra International Balloon Challenge.

02/Aug/2019

02 Aug 2019

Fire it Up at The Building

Music, Light and Art The Building will transform into a Winter warming space featuring music, light and art. The remaining section of this historic building formed part of the Dalton Bros Flour Mill which operated from 1908 to 1956.

02/Aug/2019

02 Aug 2019

Friday Night Fire and Food

Come and join Philip Shaw Wines to kick off this years Orange Winter Fire Festival, with a casual night planned around the fire at Philip Shaw's Butter Factory.

02/Aug/2019

02 Aug 2019

Millthorpe Winter Fire Festival Night Market

Escape to the delights of Millthorpe, a beautiful heritage-listed village in Central West NSW and part of the Orange Wine Region.

02/Aug/2019

02 Aug 2019

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.

02/Aug/2019

02 Aug 2019

Ross Hill Wines is smoking hot!

Enjoy an easy evening by the Ross Hill Cellar Door outdoor fireplace with a welcome glass of mulled wine followed by delicious food from Smoking Brothers and matched Ross Hill wines. Additional wine, beer and soft drink available for purchase.

02/Nov/2019

02 Nov 2019

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 five years in a row. It was conceived to bring runners and visitors from all over Australia and overseas to showcase the beauty of Carcoar and the region.

02/Nov/2019

02 Nov 2019

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.

02/Nov/2019

02 Nov 2019

Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase

The Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase Tour will be tearing up the freeways of Australia for the seventh year in a row to bring the crème de la crème of the 2019 Festival to Orange!

20/Jun/2019

20 Jun 2019

Meet Author Amanda Hampson at Orange City Library

Join them for a special evening when engaging and entertaining author Amanda Hampson launches her latest book Sixty Summers. When Maggie, Fran and Rose met in their youth, they had dreams and ambitions.

21/Feb/2020

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 local musicians and poetry in the park! Gold coin donation.

21/Sep/2019

21 Sep 2019

Circa's Peepshow

Circa’s Peepshow turns cabaret on its head, literally. Join Circa as they embark on a seductive dance through the hall of mirrors that is your imagination, Circa’s Peepshow lurches from the thrillingly acrobatic to the comically playful.

22/Feb/2020

22 Feb 2020

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival Dinner - Molong

Come along for a night of poetry, the region’s finest food and wine and dancing on Molong's Village Green under starry skies.

22/Feb/2020

22 Feb 2020

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival Dinner - Molong

Come along for a night of poetry, the region’s finest food and wine and dancing on Molong's Village Green under starry skies.

22/Feb/2020

22 Feb 2020

Banjo Paterson 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. 10am to 12.30pm school students; 1.30pm to 5pm Mayoral challenge, novices and open. Classes: 1.

22/Jun/2019

06 - 22 Jun 2019

Barrel and Larder Cooking School

Ross Hill Wines Cellar door houses the stunning, custom designed cooking school, Barrel and Larder. Local chefs, producers and businesses are invited to host the Barrel and Larder cooking classes for intimate group of 12 people.

22/Jun/2019

22 Jun 2019

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow

Presented by: Melbourne Comedy Festival. Looking for a laugh? The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow is coming to town.

22/Jun/2019

22 Jun 2019

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.

22/Jun/2019

26 Jan - 22 Jun 2019

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.

22/Sep/2019

22 Sep 2019

155th Molong Annual Show

A stack of interesting displays and events for a wonderful family day out with home grown produce, home made arts and craft and hand reared and more. Jam-packed day!

22/Sep/2019

28 Apr - 22 Sep 2019

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

23 Feb 2020

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival - Emmaville Cottage Family Market Day

Visit the Emmaville Cottage and soak up the history. The Rotary Club of Orange presents craft and produce market, kids’ activities, local entertainment and open microphone for poetry recitals.

23/Nov/2019

23 Nov 2019

Virtuoso #4: Severiano Paoli

In his Australian debut performance, Italian Double Bass virtuoso Severiano Paoli will perform as soloist with Colour City Chamber Orchestra.

24/Oct/2019

24 Oct 2019

Australian National Field Days

The Australian National Field Days (ANFD) is the oldest annual agricultural exhibition in the country. Established in 1952, the ANFD continues to offer visitors a unique insight into the future of agriculture with the commitment to Advancing Australian Agriculture.

24/Oct/2019

24 Oct 2019

Jesus Christ Superstar

With 30 pieces of silver and a kiss on the cheek, the ultimate act of betrayal is committed. In 1971, Jesus Christ Superstar burst onto the worldwide stage and changed the face of musical theatre forever.

26/Jan/2020

26 Jan 2020

Carcoar Village Fair

The event is a celebration of Carcoar. Carcoar was New South Wales's third town established west of the Blue Mountains. Carcoar had Australia's first daylight armed bank hold up.

26/Nov/2019

26 Nov 2019

The Wharf Revue

Back with a bang! The all-singing, all-dancing, side-splittingly funny solution to all the world’s problems returns for another year of satirical genius. The West is crumbling, democracy is besieged and the world is run by morons with funny hair. You have to laugh.

27/Mar/2020

27 Mar 2020

Orange F.O.O.D Week

The shires of Orange, Cabonne and Blayney are known as 'The Food Basket' of NSW. Each year F.O.O.D.

27/Mar/2020

27 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, Friday 27 to Sunday 29 March 2020.

27/Aug/2019

27 Aug 2019

Hitler's Daughter

Did Hitler’s daughter really exist? The play begins early morning somewhere in the Australian countryside. Four children wait for the school bus and they decide to play a game; a simple game of storytelling.

27/Oct/2019

27 Oct 2019

Ladies of the Lake Mountain Bike Race

Want to try mountain bike riding or are you an expert rider looking for a challenge, the Orange Mountain Bike Club invites you to participate in the Ladies of the Lake MTB Race. A ladies only day, to be held at the Lake Canobolas Mountain Bike Park.

28/Jun/2019

28 Jun 2019

Coco's Lunch

Renowned for their extraordinary song-writing, skin-tight vocal harmonies and stunning live performances, Coco’s Lunch are recognised as multi award-winning pioneers in the composition and performance of innovative Australian vocal music.

03/Aug/2019

03 Aug 2019

Adagio Mills Winter Fire Festival special event tour

Raw fibre to Garment - find out how the team at Adagio transform beautiful natural fibres to yarn and then into exquisite knitted garments such as scarves, blankets and ponchos.

03/Aug/2019

03 Aug 2019

Bridge Under the Stars

Join them for an exciting night at Swinging Bridge, under the stars, with special guest Dr Jane Kaczmarek an astrophysicist currently working at the Parkes Dish.

03/Aug/2019

03 Aug 2019

Campfire and Cocktails

Join the Oriana for a cosy evening around the campfire with deliciously hot cocktails, nibbles from the barbecue and a campfire sing-along. Come along for a great evening, see website for more details.

03/Aug/2019

03 Aug 2019

Cooking with Fire - A Southern Italian Feast

Join Philip Shaw Wines at their Shiralee Road Cellar Door as they team up with Paolo Gatto from Sydney's Sud Restaurant for a Southern Italian feast.

03/Aug/2019

03 Aug 2019

Fire and Ice Orange

Come and celebrate winter with them at Fire and Ice Orange brought to you by Agrestic Grocer, Badlands Brewery, Orange Mountain Wines and Small Acres Cyder.

03/Aug/2019

03 Aug 2019

Firepit Feast at the Winter Fire Festival

Josie and Jeff Chapman of The Old Convent will be joined by Meg Simpson and Justin Byrne of Strawhouse Wines for a rustic firepit feast. The fire will be on inside The Chapel at The Old Convent and the cooking action will take place outside on the specially designed firepit.

03/Aug/2019

03 Aug 2019

Fires in the Sky at Dindima

Join Dindima Wines for a unique Winter Fire Festival experience, featuring an Acknowledgement of Country conducted in Wiradjuri and English by Michael Newman, a young Wiradjuri man. The Acknowledgement will mark the beginning of the Fires in the Sky event.

03/Aug/2019

03 Aug 2019

Learn to knit with Adagio Mills

Have you ever wished you could knit? Come and learn with Nadine from Adagio Mills! In the workshop learn the skills needed to be confident in knitting! All materials including yarn and needles will be provided for your first project. No prior skills required.

03/Aug/2019

03 Aug 2019

Mulled, Cured and Delicious

Explore the beauty of the night sky a different way with iPads and iPhones. Be able to locate the planets, the stars, and their constellations with ease as you are guided to all major aspects of the night sky.

03/Aug/2019

03 Aug 2019

Vines, Vino and Vibes.

As the sunsets over the vines and the wood fires burn bright join them for live music by Andy Nelson, fine wine, local beer and delicious snacks.

03/Aug/2019

03 Aug 2019

Wassailing with Bite Riot Cherries and See Saw Wines

Join Bite Riot cherries and See Saw wines for an evening of wassailing, bonfires and local music while they bless the grape vines and apple and cherry orchards in preparation for Spring.

03/Aug/2019

03 Aug 2019

Woodfired Eugowra

Join them for a great family day out at Woodfired Eugowra! Camp oven cooking competition will be even bigger this year!

31/Jul/2019

31 Jul 2019

Diplomacy

Presented by: Ensemble Theatre. After a sold out 2018 season, theatre legends John Bell and John Gaden reprise their roles in this unmissable production of this high-stakes WWII thriller.

04/Aug/2019

04 Aug 2019

Feast and Fire Long Lunch and Winter Floral Workshop by Botanica

Long Lunch winter feast at Tonic in the historic theatre on Pym Street Millthorpe. The lunch will feature local, seasonal produce and include a glass on arrival. As an optional extra, Botanica Flora will be holding a Winter Floral Workshop, duration 1.

04/Aug/2019

04 Aug 2019

Rikard at Racine

An intimate gourmet Winter feast Enjoy a three course Winter fireside lunch perfectly matched to their Rikard Pinot Noirs and Shiraz.

04/Aug/2019

04 Aug 2019

Start a shawl with Adagio Mills

Come and knit with Nadine as part of the Winter Fire Festival in Orange! Start a beautiful Contrail shawl and find out why everyone is obsessed with shawl knitting!

05/Jul/2019

05 Jul 2019

The Australian Tenors - The Spirit of Australia

The Australian Tenors’ versatility spans all genres of the classical tenor repertoire.

05/Sep/2019

05 Sep 2019

Lady Beatle

Presented by: Little Red Company and Critical Stages. From the creators of Rumour Has It and Wrecking Ball comes the must-see live music event of the year.

06/Jun/2020

06 Jun 2020

The Roaring Days

Join them in the wild, wild Central West for the June long weekend to explore a food and wine trail through the historic goldrush-era villages of Canowindra, Carcoar, Millthorpe and Manildra.

06/Jul/2019

02 Mar - 06 Jul 2019

4 on the 4loor

On the first Saturday of each month and sometimes the third Saturday as well, four or more musical acts perform at the Victoria Hotel, Orange, NSW. Live, local, original and free.

06/Jul/2019

02 Feb - 06 Jul 2019

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.

06/Aug/2019

06 Aug 2019

Roald Dahl's The Twits

Presented by: Spare Parts Puppet Theatre.

07/Sep/2019

07 Sep 2019

Johnny Cash Live Orange

In 1969, off the back of the huge success of 1968’s At Folsom Prison album, Johnny Cash recorded the second of his legendary prison albums at California’s notorious maximum security prison, San Quentin.

09/May/2020

09 May 2020

Orange Show

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

09/Aug/2019

09 Aug 2019

Dami Im – Dreamer Tour Orange

Australia’s most revered pop artist of the new millennium, Dami Im is set to take her all new national tour on the road in 2019.

09/Nov/2019

09 Nov 2019

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.

09/Nov/2019

09 Nov 2019

Orange Open Gardens

Explore the stunning gardens of Orange and support Orange Public School. This event includes a group of private gardens opened to the public to enjoy.

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