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What's On

Welcome to our “What’s On” calendar listing festivals, events, performances, exhibitions, workshops and much more, taking place in the Upper Hunter.  You can search the calendar by interest, town, and upcoming or past events. Once you have made your selection, press the Search button. If you don't make a selection, all upcoming events will display, listed in date order.  

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Upcoming events

07
Jul
2017
Contemporising the Modern, and Travis De Vries: Lost Tales - Walking with Gods

07 July - 27 August 2017

Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre

Contemporising the Modern showcases 50 photographic works that speak of Australia in the 20th and early 21st centuries collected by Russell Mills and donated to the Murray Art Museum Albury, MAMA ...







22
Jul
2017
Landscape Memories

22 July - 01 October 2017

Murrurundi Historical Society Exhibition Centre

The Murrurundi & District Historical Society presents this second exhibition in its series "History in Art" which will focus on "Landscape & Memories".  Remembering landscapes and their moments ...







26
Aug
2017
Quiltarama

26 - 27 August 2017

Clarence Town School of Arts Hall

Dungog-Clarence Town CWA presents its popular Quiltarama.  Come along and enjoy viewing the amazing quilts and quilted items on display.  Be tempted for a little shopping too by the wonderful s ...







26
Aug
2017
St Albans Spring Fair

26 August 2017

St Alban's Church

A fun day for the family. Quilt & miniature display, vintage car display, market stalls, food stalls, entertainment etc. Please click  on the event image for a flyer.   Date: Saturday 26 Augu ...







27
Aug
2017
Quilting Workshop with Margaret Kirkby

27 - 28 August 2017

Scone Arts and Crafts Centre

This two day workshop is being presented by Scone Arts & Crafts.   Date: Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th August. Cost: $110 for the two days. Venue: Scone Arts & Crafts 63 Kingdon St SCONE. Mo ...







30
Aug
2017
Singleton's Got Talent

30 August 2017

Singleton Youth Venue

Local young talent being showcased. The judging panel on hand consisting of Joel Sinclair (the mastermind behind this event), Hayden Moore, as well as two of our esteemed Councillors, Cr Adamthwai ...







01
Sep
2017
Murrurundi Photographic Prize 2017

01 - 10 September 2017

Murrurundi RSL Hall

This is a very popular photographic prize held each year. Please click event image for a flyer.   Award Presentation: Friday 1 September 2017 at 6pm. Refreshments, entry is free. Venue: RSL Ha ...







01
Sep
2017
Agog! A Feast of Foreign Films

01 - 02 September 2017

James Theatre

Agog starts at  7pm on Friday 1 September with hit French film  Monsieur Chocolat, about the life and career of the clown Chocolate, the first black circus artist in France. We continue with fou ...







02
Sep
2017
Popular Culture in Dungog The Role of The James Theatre

02 - 03 September 2017

Dungog Shire Library

Dungog Historical Society host an exhibition exploring the role of the James Theatre in Dungog popular culture since 1912.
Date & Time: Saturday 2 September 2017 and Sunday 10 September 2017, 9:0 ...







03
Sep
2017
Cultural Sharing Day

03 September 2017

Muswellbrook Indoor Sports Centre

The Wanaruah NAIDOC Committee invites the community to this years Cultural Sharing Day. Please click on the event image for a flyer.   Date: Sunday 3 September 2017. Time: 10am to 3pm. Venue ...







08
Sep
2017
Blue Heeler Film Festival 2017

08 September 2017

Highbrook Park

Opening night. Great films, refreshments available.   Date: Friday 8 September 2017 Time: 5.30pm. Venue: Highbrook Park, Ironbark Rd, Muswellbook. More details: Please visit https://www.face ...







08
Sep
2017
Dungog Arts Society 2017 Art Exhibition

08 - 17 September 2017

Dungog Arts Society

This is the annual exhibition held by the Dungog Arts Society. Wide range of categories. Artworks for sale.   Official Opening: Friday  8th September 2017, 6.30 pm Venue: Dungog Arts Society ...







09
Sep
2017
Blue Heeler Film Festival 2017

09 September 2017

Two Rivers Wines

This is the Red Carpet Awards Night.   Date: Saturday 9 September 2017 Time: 5.30pm. Venue: Two Rivers Wines, 2 Yarrawa Road, Denman. Details: Please visit https://www.facebook.com/BlueHeele ...







10
Sep
2017
Broke Village Fair and Vintage Car Display

10 September 2017

McNamara Park

The Broke Village Fair and  Vintage Car Display brings all sorts of vintage and classic cars, motorbikes, trucks and tractors and an amazing array of vintage farm machinery. Over 60 market stalls ...







10
Sep
2017
Caro String Quartet

10 September 2017

Small Forest Wine

Small Forest Wines presents a performance by the Caro String Quartet of works by Ravel, Piazzola and more. Please click event image for a flyer.   Date: Sunday 10 September 2017. Time: 3pm. ...







12
Sep
2017
Screening of "The Shiralee"

12 September 2017

Aberdeen Sports and Recreation Club

The Upper Hunter Museum of Rural Life presents this film starring Peter Finch and Dana Wilson as part of their "Golden Oldies for Golden Oldies" series. Enjoy a 3 course luncheon and movie.   ...







12
Sep
2017
The Cuisine of Art & the Art of Cuisine lecture by Ms Ghislaine Howard

12 September 2017

Scone Arts and Crafts Centre

This lecture is presented by Scone ADFAS.

This lecture will be a feast for your eyes and tickle your taste buds. It will feature the art, anecdotes and recipes of artists who loved their food from ...







15
Sep
2017
Merriwa Springtime Show

15 - 17 September 2017

Merriwa Showground

Merriwa Springtime Show has something for everyone.  They have ring events plus numerous sideshows, wandering street entertainers, competitions, food stalls, nightly entertainment and fine displa ...







16
Sep
2017
Scone Film Fest 2017

16 - 17 September 2017

Scone Senior Citizen

This is the annual short film festival held by the Scone Films.   Date: Saturday 16 September 2017. Time: 6.30pm to 10.45pm. Venue: Senior Citizens Centre, Oxford Rd, Scone. Details: http:// ...







16
Sep
2017
The Ray Boy's Dance

16 September 2017

Wingen School of Arts

This is a fundraiser for the Scone Neighbourhood Resource Centre. Please click on event image for a flyer. Date: Saturday 16 September 2017. Time: 8pm to 12am. Venue: Abbotsford Hall Trust Comm ...







28
Sep
2017
Youth Drama Workshop

28 September 2017

Singleton Youth Venue

This workshop for young people (11-17 yrs) is being run by the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA).   Date: Thursday 28 September 2017. Time: 10am. Venue: Singleton Youth Venue, Pitt St ...







30
Sep
2017
Divine Devilles

30 September 2017

Chicken in the Window

Singer/songwriters/musicians, Ali Penney (Australia’s blues sweetie) and Dorothy-Jane “DJ” Gosper (Australia’s queen of the blues-harp), come together as the Divine Devilles. Two well-tra ...







01
Oct
2017
Bobadil House Spring Markets

01 October 2017

Michael Reid at Murrurundi

The overriding theme for the Bobadil House Spring Market will be quality, quality, quality; handmade; localish goods and produce. Date: Sunday 1 October 2017 Venue: Michael Reid Murrurundi, Boyd ...







17
Oct
2017
Romans & Roses – A History of Italian Gardens lecture by Mr James Bolton

17 October 2017

Scone Arts and Crafts Centre

This lecture is presented by Scone ADFAS.

This lecture explores the development of Italian gardens from Emperor Hadrian’s 1st Century garden at Tivoli to the Renaissance and on to the 20th centur ...







22
Oct
2017
FibreFest 2017

22 October 2017

Sisters of Mercy Convent (Sacred Spaces)

There will be  workshops, demonstrations, retail vendors, food, music and even a place to sit, socialise and practice craft. Please click on event image for a flyer.   Date: Sunday 22 October ...







27
Oct
2017
Clarence Town River Country Festival

27 - 29 October 2017

Erringhi Hotel

The Clarence Town community hosts the River Country Festival Weekend. Festivities will commence with live entertainment, food and family activities at the Erringhi Hotel on Friday evening.

Saturda ...







29
Oct
2017
Endeavour Harmony Chorus - A Cappella in the Chapel

29 October 2017

Sacred Spaces Chapel

Endeavour Harmony is Australia's premier female barbershop chorus, singing four part harmonies a cappella (unaccompanied). Based in Sydney, women of all ages and backgrounds make up the group, wh ...







08
Nov
2017
My Artistic Journey – Memory and Landscape lecture by Ms Hanna Kay

08 November 2017

Scone Arts and Crafts Centre

This lecture is presented by Scone ADFAS.

Hanna’s work maps memory and experience, an interest in landscape and the processes of growth and decay. Hanna’s life has been marked by significant jo ...







10
Nov
2017
Scone Literary Festival

10 - 12 November 2017

Scone Arts and Crafts Centre

The Scone Literary Festival is a new writers festival that seeks 'To promote books and to nurture a love of literature, learning and writing'. This year’s festival is to feature some big names ...







11
Nov
2017
Dungog Show

11 - 12 November 2017

Dungog Showground

The Dungog Show is a family and fun show that celebrates and promotes local produce, talent and agriculture from the Dungog Shire.   Date: Friday 10 & Saturday 11 November 2017. Venue: Dungog ...







03
Dec
2017
Sydney Youth Orchestra Philharmonic - Lunchtime Concert in the Chapel

03 December 2017

Sacred Spaces Chapel

The Sydney Youth Orchestra Philharmonic, a 60 piece orchestra of talented young musicians from Sydney, conducted by Mr Brian Buggy OAM, will be returning to perform a lunchtime concert in the stun ...