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

01
Sep
2017
Urban Outlook - Max Watters Collection

01 September - 22 December 2017

Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre

Drawn from the Max Watters Collection the exhibition speaks of our experience with the urban.   Official Opening: Friday 1 September 2017 at 6pm. Exhibition closes: Friday 22 December 2017. V ...







19
Oct
2017
Belly Dancing Classes

19 October - 07 December 2017

Dungog CWA Hall

Presented by the Dungog Community College. Amina is back with her wonderful women-only Belly Dance classes. They meet each week for about 1 hour and 15 minutes. When & where: 5.45-7.00pm, Thursd ...







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 ...







28
Oct
2017
Beersheba - 100 Years Ago

28 October - 03 December 2017

Murrurundi Historical Society Exhibition Centre

The Murrurundi & District Historical Society presents this exclusive collection of 200 unseen photographs show life on the front in the Egyptian desert following one of the region's pioneer famili ...







28
Oct
2017
Muswellbrook Local Art Awards 2017

28 October - 22 December 2017

Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre

Held annually, the Muswellbrook Local Art Awards are exclusively designated to artists of the Muswellbrook, Singleton and Upper Hunter Shires. There are six prize sections. Total prize pool of $6 ...







28
Oct
2017
Screening of "Kingsman: The Golden Circle"

28 October 2017

James Theatre

This is an action / adventure / comedy. It stars Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Halle Berry, Channing Tatum, Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore, and with an appearance by Elton John.   D ...







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 ...







29
Oct
2017
Celebration Of Strings

29 October 2017

Muswellbrook South Public School Hall

Presented by the Upper Hunter Conservatorium of Music.   Date: Sunday 29 October 2017 Time: 3pm Venue: Muswellbrook South Public School, Maitland St, Muswellbrook. More details: Visit http:/ ...







04
Nov
2017
Country @ The Con

04 November 2017

Atherston Room, Upper Hunter Conservatorium of Music

Featuring winner of 6 Golden Guitars Lyn Bowtell & winner of 4 Golden Guitars Drew McAlister.   Date: Saturday 4 November 2017 Time: 7pm Venue: Upper Hunter Conservatorium of Music, 80 Bridge ...







04
Nov
2017
Screening of " Tommy’s Honour "

04 November 2017

James Theatre

Set against the early days of the sport and stunning landscape of Scotland, Tommy’s Honour is based on the intimate and moving true story of the challenging relationship between “Old” Tom Mo ...







04
Nov
2017
Bands In Concert

04 November 2017

Singleton Civic Centre

On Saturday,  November, 4 the Singleton Town Band will hold its annual “Bands In Concert” performance at the Civic Centre, Singleton.

In addition to the Singleton Town Band, the concert will ...







04
Nov
2017
Scone Arts and Crafts Trivia Night

04 November 2017

Scone RSL Club

Have some fun.   Date: Saturday 4 November 2017 Time: 7pm Venue: Scone RSL Club, 71 Guernsey Street, Scone. Tickets: $80 for table of 8. More details: Call Gail on 0417 226 542 or Terry 043 ...







05
Nov
2017
Screening of "It’s a Wonderful Life "

05 November 2017

James Theatre

This is the classic 1946 film starring James Stewart and Lionel Barrymore.    Date: Sunday 5 November 2017 Time: 1.30pm. Venue: James Theatre, Brown St, Dungog. Details: http://www.jamesthe ...







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 ...







10
Nov
2017
Andrew Clermont Apostles Tour Concert

10 November 2017

Chicken in the Window

Concert with Andrew Clermont, Paul Wookey, Pete Fidler and Rod Coe. Starting with food at 6.30pm.   Date: Friday 10 November 2017. Time: 6.30pm Venue: Chicken in the Window Barn, 220 Mayne S ...







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 ...







11
Nov
2017
Introduction to Leatherwork with Lyneece Garland

11 November 2017

Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre

Upper Hunter leather artist Lyneece Garland will introduce you to the art of leatherwork in this three hour workshop. Learn all the tricks and techniques to stitch and stamp your own card wallet a ...







12
Nov
2017
Classical guitarist Dennis van Rooyen with guest saxophonist Amy V Morgan

12 November 2017

Sacred Spaces Chapel

A recital in the Sisters' Chapel by classical guitarist Dennis van Rooyen, with guest saxophonist Alice V Morgan. The recital will feature guitar works by Rodrigo, Piazzolla, Ginastera and Dyens ...







18
Nov
2017
Screening of "Battle of the Sexes"

18 November 2017

James Theatre

Battle of the Sexes is a 2017 American biographical sports film. the plot is loosely based on the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. Rated M   Date: Saturday 18 Novemb ...







18
Nov
2017
Works on Paper by Jelle van den Berg

18 - 19 November 2017

Murrurundi Train Station

Jelle van den Berg is hosting this exhibition of watercolours. Visitors can make enquiries on future Drawing/Watercolour workshops to be held at the Station / Murrrurundi Arts Council. Jelle van ...







18
Nov
2017
The Great Arts Trivia Quiz

18 November 2017

Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre

Join quiz master Mike Pritchard, from ABC Radio Upper Hunter, and comedian Ethan Andrews for The Great Arts Trivia Quiz. Great prizes to give away.   Date: Saturday 18 November 2017 Time: 7-1 ...







19
Nov
2017
Screening of "Mountain"

19 November 2017

James Theatre

Mountain is a cinematic and musical collaboration between acclaimed director Jennifer Peedom (SHERPA) and the Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO).   Date: Sunday 19 November 2017 Time: 7pm. Ve ...







25
Nov
2017
Youth Art Workshop with Janno McLaughlin

25 - 26 November 2017

Scone Youth Centre

Learn to have confidence in your art with song, dance, painting and mural activities. No special skills or experience required. Click the event image for a flyer.   Date: Saturday 25 & Sunday ...







25
Nov
2017
Screening of "Thor: Ragnarok"

25 November 2017

James Theatre

Thor: Ragnarok is a 2017 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Thor, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the sequel to 2 ...







02
Dec
2017
Christmas in the Park

02 December 2017

White Park

Presented by the Scone Neighbourhood Centre. Entertainment includes: Market stalls, live music, amusement rides, face painting, Santa, ham raffles, fireworks and more.   Date: Saturday 2 Decemb ...







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 ...







09
Dec
2017
Screening of "Murder on the Orient Express "

09 December 2017

James Theatre

This film is the from the novel by Agatha Christie. This movies stars Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench, Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley and Josh Gad.    Date: Saturday 9 D ...