Moon Festival at the Hydro Majestic

Sun 25 Sep 2016
Hydro Majestic, 52-88 Great Western High Way, Medlow...
Asian street food, music, lanterns, lights and lions – lucky visitors will experience all the sights and sounds of the Orient when the Hydro Majestic Hotel holds its second annual Moon Festival. Celebrate with us the season of re-awakening, traditional...

16 Guidelines for a Happy Life - An Introduction

Sun 25 Sep 2016
Kunsang Yeshe Centre 137 Narrow Neck Road Katoomb...
This series of three Sunday workshops will explore the 16 Guidelines for a happy life – a set of practical, straightforward tools for developing happiness and meaning in everyday life. Inspired by a 7th century Tibetan text, they offer a presentatio...

Gadara Wildflowers Farm Open Day

Sun 25 Sep 2016
Gadara Wildflowers, 3401 Bells Line of Road, Berambing...
This local plantation has around 1000 waratah plants including the rare white waratah and is only open to visitors for one day during the Wild About Waratahs Festival. Access to the plantation is by a fairly steep rough track so it is not suitable for...

The Paragon Exhibition

Selected Dates until Sat 01 Oct 2016
Sun 25 Sep 2016
Tarella Cottage Museum, 99 Blaxland Rd, Wentworth...
The Paragon 1916-2016: Learn about Zac & Mary Simos, the original owners of the Paragon Cafe in Katoomba, the Chocolate Factory where chocolates are still hand made, the Otto Steen plaques that can be seen at the cafe and much more..... Friends...

The Willie Wagtails - 2016 National Tour

Sun 25 Sep 2016
Hotel Blue, Katoomba
Aussie folkjazz band The Willie Wagtails will be bringing their signature ocker style of trueblue banjo jazz to Katoomba as part of a nationwide tour that will see them play everywhere from the southern reaches of Tasmania to the corners of West Australia,...

Lyttleton Stores Workshop - Weave a Garden Bed

Sun 25 Sep 2016
Lyttleton Stores 1 Badgerys Crescent Lawson
The first of a series of Spring workshops at Lyttleton stores is weaving a garden bed, with talented local weaver Jillian Culley of Branching Out. It is a half-day workshop from 9:30am - 12:30pm, 25th September 2016. Participants will learn how to...

The Future is Wild – The 2016 Mick Dark Talk for the Future

Sun 25 Sep 2016
Kindlehill School Performance Space - 8 Lake St, Wentworth...
The Mick Dark Talk for the Future honours the generosity and legacy of Varuna’s patron Mick Dark, with a talk to inspire community discussion of environmental issues of local and global significance. Two internationally respected speakers share thei...

The Art of the Nude

Daily (Tue 27 Sep - Sun 02 Oct 2016)
GalleryONE88 Fine Arts 186-188 Katoomba Street Katoomba...
An Art Exhibition by David R. Hill and Victor A. Peralta The study of the human figure is considered by many, the corner stone of Classical Art and the practice of many an Artist across Art History. Join Australian Master Painter David Robert Hill...

Waratah Wander

Tue 27 Sep 2016
Meet at the sundial outside the Visitor Centre, Th...
Join us for a Horticulturist guided walk discovering the magnificent waratah collection on display at the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah. Foundation & Friends member $10.80; non-member $12. Children under 12 yrs free when accompanied...

School Holiday Entertainment "Beauty and the Beast"

Tue 27 Sep 2016
Blaxland Uniting Church 70-74 Old Bathurst Rd, Bla...
Presented by Ruby Productions. While closely following the traditional fable so beloved by all, this imaginative adaptation cleverly compresses the salient points of the story to make them more theatrically effective and easily staged. The main line...

Frozen Sing-a-long

Tue 27 Sep 2016
The Blue Mountains Theatre and Community Hub
Experience Frozen on the big screen once again like never before in the full-length Sing-Along Edition! Follow the lyrics with a bouncing Frozen snowflake. Join Anna as she sets off on an epic journey – teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff an...

Winmalee Knitting Group

Wed 28 Sep 2016
Winmalee Neighbourhood Centre Whitecross Road Winm...
Free once a month knitting and crochet group! BEGINNERS TO ADVANCED - ALL WELCOME. Bring your latest project, compare techniques and swap patterns. Needles available to borrow. Everyone is welcome.

School Holiday Nail Art Workshop

Wed 28 Sep 2016
The Creative Fringe, Unit 6, 51 York Road, Penrith
Are you 10-16 years old and looking for something do to in the school holidays? Bring your girlfriends and join Skye McIntyre for a fun filled 3 hour workshop and learn how to do nail art. You’ll get to take home a sweet nail art kit too! 3 hour Nai...

RENT – A musical by Jonathan Larson

Daily (Wed 28 Sep - Sat 01 Oct 2016)
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre 597 High Street,...
Presented by Blackout Theatre Company. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, friends in Manhattan’s East Village struggle to build the lives of their dreams. Pennilessness, drug abuse, HIV/AIDS, social tension, and political unrest, among other hardships,...

Tenterfield to Rio – A Peter Allen Tribute

Wed 28 Sep 2016
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre 597 High Street,...
Tenterfield to Rio is a brand new show featuring the many talents of multi award winner Danny Elliott as he pays tribute to the boy from Oz, Peter Allen. Danny will play, sing and dance his way through highlights from Peter’s energetic performances,...

Astronomy School Holiday Workshop - Rockets

Selected Dates until Thu 06 Oct 2016
Thu 29 Sep 2016
UWS Penrith Observatory, Great Western Hwy, Werrington...
Lots of fun for kids of all ages. Make and launch your own paper rocket and watch water and solid fuel rockets being launched. The program will also include a short presentation, a 3D astronomy movie and SAFE and detailed viewing of the sun through...

Fringe Benefits - Game Shows - Tips and Tricks

Thu 29 Sep 2016
The Creative Fringe, Unit 6, 51 York Road, Penrith
Have you ever wondered how to get onto a game show? Have you ever wanted to know what people put into their submissions or videos to get onto Wheel of Fortune, Who Wants to be a Millionaire or Family Feud? It’s all in the pitch. Join us for a fun night...

Iron Giant – Signature Edition

Thu 29 Sep 2016
The Blue Mountains Theatre and Community Hub, Spri...
An enormous robot has come from deepest space, crash-landed on Earth, and followed eleven-year-old Hogarth Hughes home. Now, young Hogarth has one big friend and an even bigger problem: How do you keep a secret that’s 50 feet tall? Especially when a...

Times 5 Snitz N Trivia

Fri 30 Sep 2016
Times 5, Great Western Highway, Valley Heights
Come and Join the Times 5 Team for a night of Trivia.. Choose from a wide variety of Schnitzels on the night, including Mexican, Hawaiian, BBQ Bacon and Cheese and many more. Your ticket price includes, Garlic Breads, Your Choice of Schnitzel (veal...

ContextART Homespun 2016

Daily (Sat 01 Oct - Mon 03 Oct 2016)
Korowal School, 54 Hall Parade, Hazelbrook
ContextART Homespun is a second ContextART event for 2016 offering a selection of excellent textile based workshops in The Blue Mountains. Come and join us over the October long weekend in the Spring for an all mountain tutor event ContextART Homespun,...

Blue Mountains Opera Festival - Cello Extravaganza: Concert #1

Sat 01 Oct 2016
Hydro Majestic, Medlow Bath
3 Concerts over the October Long Weekend. An extravagant high tea in the elegant Wintergarden restaurant overlooking the majestic Megalong Valley. Experience the rich, warm sounds of The Sydney Cello Collective in a “Cello Extravaganza”. Please visit...

Blue Mountains Opera Festival - The Love Triangle: Concert #2

Sat 01 Oct 2016
Majestic Ballroom, Hydro Majestic, Medlow Bath
3 Concerts over the October Long Weekend. Opera Gala Dinner Opera Australia’s soprano Eva Kong (currently playing Liu in Opera Australia’s Turandot), tenor Brad Cooper, and Damian Whiteley (bass) take us on a journey of humour, love, jealousy, and...

Leura Gardens Festival 2016

Daily (Sat 01 Oct - Sun 09 Oct 2016)
Leura Village Blue Mountains
Think Spring … Think Leura The 2016 Leura Gardens Festival will highlight 13 magical Upper Blue Mountains gardens, three more than last year but still at the same price of $25 per person for an all-garden ticket or $5 per individual garden. This makes...

'Age of Consent' (MA15+) - Outdoor Movie Screening Norman Lindsay Gallery

Sat 01 Oct 2016
Norman Lindsay Gallery and Museum, 14 Norman Lindsay...
If you’ve ever wanted to watch a movie in a unique setting then look no further than a pop-up outdoor movie screening at the Norman Lindsay Gallery. For just one night only the Friends of the Norman Lindsay Gallery invite you to “Age of Consent”, the...

Scenic World presents Take Flight – An Interactive Bird Show

Daily (Sat 01 Oct - Sat 08 Oct 2016)
Scenic World, 1 Violet Street (off the Cliff Drive),...
Immerse yourself in nature these school holidays with Take Flight, an interactive bird show in the ancient rainforest of the Jamison Valley at Scenic World in the beautiful Blue Mountains. “As a passionate advocate for the environment, Scenic World...

Waratah Workshops with Gordon Meiklejohn

Sat 01 Oct 2016
Wollemi Room, The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount...
Join Gordon Meiklejohn, a grower of Australian and South African flora, to learn how to strike waratah cuttings and hear tips on how best to care for your cuttings and plants. Gordon’s cut flowers are sold in the Sydney Flower Market. As a propagator...

Blue Mountains Historical Society Talk (The Road to Perdition – the 1932 Mystery Hikes) and Open Day

Sat 01 Oct 2016
Blue Mountains Historical Society 99 Blaxland Road...
On Saturday, 1 October 2016, the Blue Mountains Historical Society (BMHS) monthly meeting and public lecture will feature a presentation by Kate O’Neill. Her topic will be The Road to Perdition – the 1932 Mystery Hikes. The talk will explore a fascinating...

In The Mood Second Penrith Matinee

Sat 01 Oct 2016
The Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, 597 High...
Due to popular demand a 3rd show has just been added. Tickets on sale from 9am today! Hep Cats, Lindy-Hoppers & fans of the Big Bands – it’s time to SWING AGAIN! To meet overwhelming demand, IN THE MOOD returns to Penrith on Saturday 1 October...

Bygone Beautys offers even more decadence for Good Food Month

Every  Week on Saturday, Sunday, Wednesday until Sun 30 Oct 2016
Sat 01 Oct
Bygone Beautys Treasured Teapot Museum & Tearooms...
Step back in time and enjoy a unique and theatrical Traditional High Tea with a twist. Reminiscent of decades past, enjoy even more decadence as Bygone Beautys launches its new Traditional High Tea Supreme as part of The Sydney Morning Herald Good Food...

Blue Mountains Opera Festival - Molto Cantabile - Concert#3

Next Sun 02 Oct
Wintergarden Restaurant
3 Concerts over the October Long Weekend. One of UK’s most sought after violinist, Andrew Haveron (Concertmaster, Sydney Symphony Orchestra) will perform with Grace Kim (piano) in a delightful program highlighting the beautiful “operatic sound” of his...

Frank Yamma in Concert

Next Sun 02 Oct
Upstairs "Live At The Attic" Hotel Blue, Katoomba
Frank Yamma is the voice of Australia’s Central Desert striking a chord in hearts all over the world. He is regarded as one of Australia’s most significant Indigenous songwriters with an ability to cross cultural and musical boundaries. Frank’s rich...

Flow - An Art Exhibition

Daily (Tue 13 Sep - Sun 25 Sep 2016)
GalleryONE88 Fine Arts 186-188 Katoomba Street Kat...
Award winning Sydney based Artists and Art Teachers, Kristine Ballard and Melony Smirniotis bring their exhibition FLOW to Gallery ONE88 on Katomba Street's Art Precinct. With a celebration of colour, light and texture, the body of work evokes the emotion...

Coterie of Cosies: A Tea Cosy Exhibition Making a Difference

Daily (Thu 15 Sep - Sun 16 Oct 2016)
Bygone Beautys Treasured Teapot Museum & Tearooms...
A Coterie of Cosies is a celebration of Australiana through the creative art of handmade tea cosies, the exhibition will showcase the work of Marianne Alcock and Janet Gilbert. Iconically Australian symbols and characters will come to life through this...

Lawson Monthly Disco

Selected Dates until Fri 09 Dec 2016
Lawson Community Centre
Lucky Door Prizes Snacks & Drinks We believe in brining DISCO to people with disabilities! Presented by VIVAbility.

Mid Mountains Garden Festival

Selected Dates until Sun 25 Sep 2016
Woodford & Hazelbrook
5 Open Gardens Entry $5 per garden or 5 gardens for $20. Child under 16 Free. Please visit the facebook link for further information.

ARTEXPRESS 2016

Daily (Sat 17 Sep - Sun 06 Nov 2016)
Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, Katoomba
Features a selection of outstanding student artworks developed for the artmaking component of the HSC examination in Visual Arts 2015. The Blue Mountains City Art Gallery will show a selection of 33 artworks by students from the Blue Mountains, Central...

'Confluence' - Art Exhibition

Selected Dates until Mon 03 Oct 2016
Nolan on Lovel, Contemporary Fine Art Gallery, Lovel...
'CONFLUENCE’ is an art and jewellery exhibition by 3 Blue Mountains artists as well as jewellers who are all members of the Blue Mountains Artists Network. All artwork displayed can be purchased. Thursday 22nd September - Sunday 25th September AND...

Holiday Time at Jenolan Caves!

Daily (Sat 24 Sep - Sun 09 Oct 2016)
Jenolan Caves
Childrens tours running daily! We've always got something new. We have activities for people of all ages - many tours of spectacular show caves, adventure tours, night tours. In addition we run children's tours - Bones & Stones! This enables them...

Wild About Waratahs Festival

Daily (Sat 24 Sep - Mon 03 Oct 2016)
Visitor Centre and around the Garden, The Blue Mountains...
Join us to celebrate the waratah at our popular annual Wild about Waratahs Festival. This year’s festival includes the State-wide waratah bloom competition, children’s art, local waratah farm open day, botanical illustration exhibition and workshop,...

The 2016 Australian Transplant Games

Daily (Sat 24 Sep - Sat 01 Oct 2016)
Sydney International Regatta Centre, Penrith and Panthers...
The 2016 Australian Transplant Games are coming to Western Sydney from 24 Sept – 1 Oct. The Australian Transplant Games are the country’s most inspirational sporting event because they unite all Australians touched by organ and tissue donation. The...

Warwick Fuller Exhibition 2016

Daily (Sat 24 Sep - Mon 24 Oct 2016)
Lost Bear Gallery 98 Lurline Street Katoomba
Lost Bear Gallery is proud to present an exhibition of new paintings by Warwick Fuller from 24 September – 24 October 2016. It would have been easy to assume that Fuller was an artist at the peak of his career many times in the past, for instance when...

Roslyn Elms Images Studio & Boutique Gallery

Daily (Sat 24 Sep - Sun 25 Sep 2016)
14 Watkin Wombat Way, Faulconbridge
Saturday 24 September 10 - 5, Sunday 25th September 11:30 - 5pm Photographic Art by Roslyn Elms and Oil paintings by Gerlinde Thomas

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