Will Today's Science-fiction be Tomorrow's Science-fact? - Penrith Talks: Innovation Series

Wed 18 Oct 2017
Q Theatre, Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre...
Driverless cars, robotics, advanced renewable energy and storage, virtual reality, mind-control and other disruptive technologies are on the cusp of transforming our lives. The third installment of the Penrith Talks: Innovation Series examines how innovation...

Sci–Fi LAB @ The Joan - WALL-E

Fri 20 Oct 2017
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, 597 High Street...
Book Sci-Fi LAB @ The Joan into your calendar for four compelling Friday nights throughout October of sci-fi cult classic film screenings followed by cutting edge research, guest talks, performances and installations to keep the tradition of sci-fi a...

Blue Mountains Arts Trail

Daily (Sat 21 Oct - Sun 22 Oct 2017)
Upper Blue Mountains
The arts trail is on again. On the 21st and 22nd of October 2017 between 10am-4pm over 10 Artists in the Upper Blue Mountains, will be opening their studios for the Arts Trail. The Blue Mountains Arts Trail gives the public the unique opportunity...

XI FIP World Polo Championship

Daily (Sat 21 Oct - Sun 29 Oct 2017)
Sydney Polo Club, 100 Ridges Lane, Richmond
The XI FIP World Polo Championship is being held at Sydney Polo Club, Richmond, NSW. Eight of the world's best teams will be competing in the olympics of Polo throughout the period as well as a family friendly festival with jousting, show jumping, vaulting,...

Permaculture In Action 2: Backyard Retrofit - SETTING UP AN EFFECTIVE HOME COMPOST SYSTEM

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Lawson
After a one day "Introduction to Permaculture" class on Saturday, September 30th, we will be conducting a series of 4 affordable, hands-on weekly Saturday workshops in a local Lawson back yard from of October 14th to November 4th (inclusive). The workshops...

Ciao, Compare

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre 597 High Street,...
Western Sydney Opera presents “Ciao, Compare” starring Lorenzo Rositano, Glenn Amer & Alejandra Blandino. A concert celebration of famous Italian songs and arias. Bookings can be made online, by phone or email.

Two Faced Comedy Tour

Sat 21 Oct 2017
The Carrington Hotel 15-47 Katoomba Street Katoomb...
Two Faced Comedy is a joint tour from two of New South Wales’ most exciting up and comers, Mitch Garling (The Comedy Store) and Ethan Andrews (Giant Dwarf). Visiting regional towns this spring the pair will be showcasing their debut comedy festival shows...

Foghorn Stringband (Portland, USA)

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Metro Social, Metropole Guesthouse Lounge Upstairs...
The Foghorn Stringband will be Live in Concert at the 1930’s Metropole Guesthouse for Metro Social. “Face it people – there’s Foghorn…and then there’s everybody else.” – Stuart Mason – The Fiddlefreak. The Foghorn Stringband is the present day gold...

Garage Sale Trail 2017!

Daily (Sat 21 Oct - Sun 22 Oct 2017)
Australia-wide
Be part of Australia’s biggest community and reuse event! Garage Sale Trail is the fire-breathing godzilla of all garage sales. It’s a giant purpose-driven marketplace powered by 150 local councils and the amazing people of Australia. With over 10,000...

Picture Books @ Pinerolo with Lisa Stewart

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Pinerolo, The Children’s Book Cottage 116 Shipley...
Lisa is an acclaimed violinist (Acacia Quartet), but also an established illustrator whose work has featured in some of the most popular children’s books published. Her first book Can I Cuddle The Moon? was shortlisted for the CBCA Crichton Award fo...

¡Ah-Ha!, A Night of Vaudevillian Variety & Wonder

Sat 21 Oct 2017
The Blue Mountains Cultural Centre Parke Street K...
Coming Soon to the Heart of the Blue Mountains is "¡Ah-Ha!, A night of Vaudevillian Variety & Wonder", featuring Music, Comedy & Circus performance. ¡Ah-Ha! will bring together the up and coming, professional, local, national and international...

Introduction to Fermentation

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Preserve Workshop Space, Lyttleton Stores, 1 Badgery...
Fermentation is truly the alchemy of food...it enables us to not only preserve food and enhance its flavours, but in the process introduce the kinds of good bacteria into our diet that can have an incredibly positive impact on health and wellbeing. Adam...

ECOhomes Tour Blue Mountains 2017

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Blue Mountains
The next Blue Mountains ECOhomes Tour (which we have now been running for 17 years!) will be Saturday 21st October 2017. These are an all-day bus tour led by ECOdesign Architect Nigel Bell, that are fun and informative. They are a ‘must see’ for those...

PechaKucha Night Blue Mountains Volume 21

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Baroque Room, Carrington Hotel, Katoomba
Be sure to join this very special local night of creativity in the Baroque Room, Carrington Hotel. PKN Blue Mountains Volume 21 is on Saturday 21 October We have a great selection of presenters for PKN#21 - they are: Brigitte Grant Andie Isalie Rosa...

Spring Bird Walk & Talk

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Meet in the Wollemi Room, The Blue Mountains Botanic...
Join birding guide Carol Probets on a morning walk to see some of the Garden's beautiful birds and learn about their habits. In spring, many species are nesting and singing their most elaborate songs. Get some tips from Carol on how to use binoculars...

Leura Singers, A Choral Concert 'Earth Sea Sky'

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Leura Uniting Church, Cnr Grose & Megalong Streets,...
Featuring works by Bach, Jenkins, Rutter, Willcocks and more. Tickets At The Door.

Book Launch - 'Focus on Survival' by Julie Bayl - A Young Family's Struggle to Survive World War II

Sun 22 Oct 2017
Carrington Hotel, Katoomba
An historical drama. A tale of love and hate, war and peace, pain and joy, fear and exhilaration! Based on a true story of survival and intrigue commencing before World War II, Focus on Survival leads us into the fast-moving changes brought by the...

Cass Eager & The Velvet Rope

Sun 22 Oct 2017
'Metro Social’ Metropole Guesthouse Lounge Upstair...
+ Special Guest ANDIE Named by folk-blog Timber and Steel as ‘Janis Joplin and Ben Harper’s love-child’, Cass Eager’s mix of raw blues, husky soul and light-hearted ditties are all punctuated with her unique whisky-soaked vocals. Internationally renowned...

Modernist Art + Architecture – On Site and Out of Site, Author and Designer Talks

Sun 22 Oct 2017
86 River Road Emu Plains NSW 2750 Australia
Join us for Author and Designer Talks on Emu Island: Modernism in Place Once the home and studio of artists Margo and Gerald Lewers, the Gallery site was – and is today – a place of lively debate, artistic creation and exhibition at the foot of the...

200th Yr Celebration Birth of Baha'u'llah - Blue Mountains

Sun 22 Oct 2017
Wentworth Falls School Of Arts 217 Great Western Hwy,...
Blue Mountains Baha'i Community would like to invite you to the Celebration of the 200th year anniversary of the Birth of Baha'u'llah. Come join and celebrate with us on Sunday 22nd from 3pm to 5pm at Wentworth Falls School of Arts. :-)

Information and Enrolment in the Triple R - ReCycle - Re-Design - Re-Create Course

Mon 23 Oct 2017
Mid Mountains Neighbourhood Centre 9 New Street La...
This is an exciting, cutting-edge course brought you by MMNC (Mid Mountains Neighbourhood Centre) and TAFE Outreach. Get prepared for the Blue "Mountains Made" creative industries. Discover your inner creative self by up-cycling pre-loved garments,...

In the Heights

Daily (Next Wed 25 Oct - Sat 28 Oct 2017)
Q Theatre Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre 597...
Blackout Theatre Company presents 'In the Heights'. A musical that centres on a variety of characters living in the neighborhood of Washington Heights, on the northern tip of Manhattan. At the center of the show is Usnavi, a bodega owner who looks...

Walk Like a Man- The Lion's Den

Next Wed 25 Oct
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre 597 High Street,...
Experience this unashamedly high-energy, feel good showcase, featuring music from the boy bands of the 20th century with amazing harmonies and stunningly choreographed versions of everybody’s favourite hits! Book at the website link, phone or email...

Life Drawing – Artists’ Practice at Lyttleton Stores

Every  Week on Thursday until Thu 21 Dec 2017
Thu 19 Oct
1/2 Badgery Crescent, Lawson
This untutored group session of life drawing is for anyone who has their own creative practice, happy to be self guided throughout the evening. Please bring your own chosen medium and paper or preferred working surface. Every Thursday evening from...

Sci–Fi LAB @ The Joan

Every  Week on Friday until Fri 27 Oct 2017
Fri 20 Oct
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, 597 High Street...
Be entertained and indulge your love for the out of the ordinary this October. Sci-Fi LAB - four compelling Friday nights of sci-fi cult classic film screenings followed by cutting edge research, guest talks, performances and installations to keep the...

'Explorers: Narratives of Site in Contemporary Art Practices'

Selected Dates until Sat 18 Nov 2017
Woodford Academy 90-92 Great Western Highway, Woodford...
The Woodford Academy is proud to present 'Explorers: narratives of site in contemporary art practices' curated by Modern Art Projects Blue Mountains for our upcoming open days on Saturday 7 & 21 October & 18 November 2017. The idea of 'exploration'...

Captured Craft

Every  Week on Friday, Saturday, Sunday until Sat 23 Dec 2017
Fri 20 Oct
Lithgow Correctional Centre Great Western Highway...
Come and see what's new! All profits donated to local charities. Handmade giftware includes: Collectables and furniture Second Hand Goods Local Produce: Honey and Jam Soft Furnishings Local Community Arts and Crafts Plants and Flowers Wood Work Open...

2018, Year of the Rose: Tropfest Calls for Entries

Daily (Sun 15 Oct - Wed 15 Nov 2017)
Australia Wide
The world’s largest short film festival, Tropfest Australia, is calling for entries, encouraging submissions from filmmakers that showcase Australia’s vibrancy and diversity. The Tropfest ‘main event’ returns on Saturday 24 February 2018 to Parramatta...

International Campaign on Climate Change

Daily (Mon 16 Oct - Sun 31 Dec 2017)
Blue Mountains
SLOW FOOD BLUE MOUNTAINS invites our dynamic Blue Mountains community to get involved with our Creating Solutions Campaign around the central theme.... LET’S GET MEAT OFF CENTRE PLATE! Phase 1 - Eat Local, 10 Fruit and Veg a Day (16 October to 5 November)....

More Events

Fresh Air Daily displays a selection of events on this week in the Blue Mountains region. For even more events, simply go to the full Blue Mountains Australia What’s On Events Calendar.