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What's On


Blue Mountains Australia's What's On calendar is packed with activities and events from major festivals & entertainment through to fetes and open gardens. Promotion of local events is a free service.

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October 2017

Picture Books @ Pinerolo with Lisa Stewart

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Pinerolo, The Children’s Book Cottage 116 Shipley Road Blackheath
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...

Foghorn Stringband (Portland, USA)

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Metro Social, Metropole Guesthouse Lounge Upstairs (lift available) Cnr of Lurline...
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.”...

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...

Spring Bird Walk & Talk

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Meet in the Wollemi Room, The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Bells...
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...

Resin Art Workshops

Daily (Sat 21 Oct - Sun 22 Oct 2017)
The Creative Fringe, Unit 6, 51 York Road, Penrith
Create your own amazing Resin Masterpieces. Two Workshops: Sat 2pm - 5pm and Sun 10am - 1pm Bookings essential at the website link.

Leura Singers, A Choral Concert 'Earth Sea Sky'

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

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...

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

Sat 21 Oct 2017
The Blue Mountains Cultural Centre Parke Street Katoomba
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...

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...

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

Sat 21 Oct 2017
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...

Ciao, Compare

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

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...

Introduction to Fermentation

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Preserve Workshop Space, Lyttleton Stores, 1 Badgery Crescent, Lawson
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...

Garage Sale Trail 2017!

Daily (Sat 21 Oct - Sun 22 Oct 2017)
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...

Two Faced Comedy Tour

Sat 21 Oct 2017
The Carrington Hotel 15-47 Katoomba Street Katoomba
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...

Spring Exhibition Suite | Emu Island – Modernism in Place

Daily (Sat 26 Aug - Sun 19 Nov 2017)
Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest 86 River Road Emu...
Celebrating 75 years of Modernist art and living. Once the home and studio of artists Margo and Gerald Lewers, the Gallery site was – and is...

A Leaf, A Tree, A Forest…Wild Gardens of the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden

Daily (Sat 02 Sep - Sun 22 Oct 2017)
Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Bells Line of Road Mount Tomah
Domestic gardens are designed by gardeners whilst wild plant communities arise from natural processes. Sometimes random and chaotic, wild gardens can reveal order and beauty...

Spring Exhibition at Gallery Blackheath

Daily (Fri 08 Sep - Sun 29 Oct 2017)
Gallery Blackheath, 44 Govetts Leap Road, Blackheath
Preview at the website link.

Lost Bear Gallery presents ‘It’s the Light’ - an exhibition by Warwick Fuller

Daily (Sat 23 Sep - Mon 23 Oct 2017)
Lost Bear Gallery 98 Lurline Street Katoomba
Warwick Fuller has painted the Australian landscape for almost forty years. During this time he has gained not only a unique intimacy with his subject matter...

Picture Gallery: Contemporary Australian Children's Book Illustrations

Daily (Sat 30 Sep - Sun 19 Nov 2017)
Blue Mountains Cultural Centre Parke Street Katoomba
Blue Mountains Library and Blue Mountains Cultural Centre are pleased to showcase this fun collection of original artworks presented by WestWords and the Sydney Writers' Festival....

A Thousand Petals - Photographic exhibition by Leonarda Kovačić

Daily (Sun 01 Oct - Mon 30 Oct 2017)
Prints ‘n’ Frames Gallery 167 Main Street, Lithgow
A Thousand Petals is the 13th solo exhibition by Dr Leonarda Kovačić, Katoomba-based photographic artist, historian, tutor, lecturer and curator. The exhibition is inspired by Buddhist...

Lithgow City Council’s art collection on display at Eskbank House and Museum

Daily (Wed 04 Oct - Sun 05 Nov 2017)
Eskbank House and Museum, Bennett Street Lithgow
Reflections of Industry, an exhibition of paintings and works on paper from the Lithgow City Council’s art collection, will be held at Eskbank House and Museum...

David Hockney - Words and Pictures

Daily (Sat 14 Oct - Sun 03 Dec 2017)
Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, Katoomba
14 October - 3 December 2017 Drawn from the British Council Collection, the exhibition presents four major suites of artists’ prints produced by David Hockney from...

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’...

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...

'Explorers: Narratives of Site in Contemporary Art Practices'

Selected Dates until Sat 18 Nov 2017
Sat 21 Oct
Woodford Academy 90-92 Great Western Highway, Woodford (on street parking available...
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...

Cass Eager & The Velvet Rope

Sun 22 Oct 2017
'Metro Social’ Metropole Guesthouse Lounge Upstairs (lift available) Cnr of Lurline...
+ 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...

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...

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...

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

Sun 22 Oct 2017
Wentworth Falls School Of Arts 217 Great Western Hwy, Wentworth Falls,
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...

Springwood Growers Market

Monthly on the 4th Sunday
Sun 22 Oct 2017
Blue Mountains Theatre and Community Hub 104-108 Macquarie Road Springwood
Fresh is Best! 4th Sunday of each month (3rd Sunday in December).

Tarana Community Farmers Market

Monthly on the 4th Sunday
Sun 22 Oct 2017
Fire Shed, below Tarana Hotel, Main Street, Tarana
4th Sunday of the month. Come along and join in the fun of our Community Farmers Market. Seasonal fruit and vegetables, lamb, pork, beef, jams, wine,...

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

Mon 23 Oct 2017
Mid Mountains Neighbourhood Centre 9 New Street Lawson
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....

Adult Glee Club (Lower Blue Mountains)

Every  Week on Monday until Mon 20 Nov 2017
Mon 23 Oct, Mon 30 Oct, Mon 06 Nov
Every Monday GLEE CLUB TERMS - Each term runs for a 10 week period with a 2 week break in between terms. TERM 1 - 13...

Kookaburra Play Group

Every  Week on Monday until Mon 18 Dec 2017
Mon 23 Oct, Mon 30 Oct, Mon 06 Nov
Joy Anderson Room, Mid Mountains Community Centre, 9 New Street, Lawson
Come along to Kookaburra Play Group Mondays 9.30am – DURING SCHOOL TERM.

Community Fishing

Every  Week on Tuesday until Tue 19 Dec 2017
Tue 24 Oct, Tue 31 Oct, Tue 07 Nov
Sydney International Regatta Centre, Gate A, Old Castlereagh Rd Penrith
Catch and release fishing program. Supervised by NSW Department of Primary Industries Fish Care volunteers. Shore-based fishing, BYO equipment, including barbless hooks, BYO bait such as...

Walk Like a Man- The Lion's Den

Wed 25 Oct 2017
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre 597 High Street, Penrith
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...

In the Heights

Daily (Wed 25 Oct - Sat 28 Oct 2017)
Q Theatre Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre 597 High St, Penrith
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...

Wednesday Workshop - The Cost of Starting a Business

Wed 25 Oct 2017
The Creative Fringe. Unit 6/51 York Rd, Jamisontown
A who, what, where, when and why of starting your own business, taking you through what to expect and pre-empt but more importantly give the confidence...

Winmalee Knitting Group

Monthly on the 4th Wednesday
Wed 25 Oct 2017
Winmalee Neighbourhood Centre 62 White Cross Road Winmalee
Free once a month knitting and crochet group! BEGINNERS TO ADVANCED - ALL WELCOME. Bring your latest project, compare techniques and swap patterns. Everyone is welcome.

Penrith Showground Market

Every  Week on Wednesday until Wed 27 Dec 2017
Wed 25 Oct, Wed 01 Nov, Wed 08 Nov
Penrith Showground Station Street Penrith
Penrith's only weekday market! Penrith's Showground market has approximately 250-300 stalls selling products ranging from plants, fruit & vegetables, clothing, lingerie, tools, craft supplies, car supplies,...

Bush Dancing

Every  Week on Wednesday until Wed 13 Dec 2017
Wed 25 Oct, Wed 01 Nov, Wed 08 Nov
Wentworth Falls School of Arts Cnr Great Western Hwy and Falls...
Bush Dancing classes at Wentworth Falls School of Arts on Wednesday nights (during the school term). Beginners very welcome, partner not required, all dances taught and...

Aussie NightMarkets

Every  Week on Wednesday until Wed 27 Dec 2017
Wed 25 Oct, Wed 01 Nov, Wed 08 Nov
Panthers World of Entertainment 123 Mulgoa Road Penrith
An international food market on the door step of the Panthers World of Entertainment! FOOD - ENTERTAINMENT - FUN - FAMILY Bao, BBQ, Schnitzel, Spanish Pupusa,...

Wellness Wednesday

Every  Week on Wednesday until Wed 20 Dec 2017
Wed 25 Oct, Wed 01 Nov, Wed 08 Nov
Creative Fringe Unit 6/51 York Rd Penrith
Wellness Wednesday is a tribe of conscious community members from all over Australia and the world who stand for living a healthy, free, and vital life...

Free 2 Flow movement and stretch class with Mark Latham

Every  Week on Wednesday until Wed 13 Dec 2017
Wed 25 Oct, Wed 01 Nov, Wed 08 Nov
Sharon Burridge Hall, Blaxland Community Centre, 33 Hope Street, Blaxland (just...
Mark Latham believes that the only piece of equipment you need in order to feel and function better is your own body; and that no matter...

Nepean River Parkrun

Every  Week on Saturday until Sat 23 Dec 2017
Sat 21 Oct, Sat 28 Oct, Sat 04 Nov
Meet in Carpark behind Outback Steakhouse Panthers Complex 123 Mulgoa Rd...
It's a 5km run - you against the clock! Nepean River Parkrun, Western Sydney's newest running event. The sister event to Penrith Lakes Parkrun, Nepean River...

Leura Singers - Community Choir

Every  Week on Thursday until Thu 21 Dec 2017
Thu 26 Oct, Thu 02 Nov
Leura Uniting Church Cnr Grose & Megalong Streets Leura
Leura Singers is a SATB community choir based in Leura - under the direction of our Musical Director Lyn Phillips. Established for over 25 years, the...

Life Drawing – Artists’ Practice at Lyttleton Stores

Every  Week on Thursday until Thu 21 Dec 2017
Thu 26 Oct, Thu 02 Nov
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...

Health and Well Being for Women: 7 Week Transformational Course

Every  Week on Thursday until Thu 07 Dec 2017
Thu 26 Oct, Thu 02 Nov
Lower Mountains Neighbourhood Centre, 33 Hope Street, Blaxland (just next door...
This 7 week transformational health course has been developed by the Blue Mountains Women’s Health and Resource Centre and is specifically geared towards empowering you to...

Sci–Fi LAB @ The Joan - The Day The Earth Stood Still

Fri 27 Oct 2017
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, 597 High Street Penrith - Borland...
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...

Develop A Business Plan

Fri 27 Oct 2017
Western Sydney Business Centre Suite 1, Level 1, 111 Henry Street...
This workshop uses a simple formula to build a one–page business plan to jump-start your business. More information and registration at the website link.

Camino Dinners

Selected Dates until Fri 24 Nov 2017
Fri 27 Oct
CAMINO DINNERS Friday 27 January 2017 - then held on Fridays 24 February, 28 April, 26 May, 30 June, 29 September, 27 October, 24 November 2017....

Sci–Fi LAB @ The Joan

Every  Week on Friday until Fri 27 Oct 2017
Fri 27 Oct
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, 597 High Street Penrith - Borland...
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...

Captured Craft

Every  Week on Friday, Saturday, Sunday until Sat 23 Dec 2017
Fri 27 Oct, Sat 28 Oct 2017
Lithgow Correctional Centre Great Western Highway Marrangaroo NSW 2790
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...

Major Geoffrey McLaughlin M.C. A Commemoration Weekend - Blue Mountains Historical Society

Daily (Sat 28 Oct - Sun 29 Oct 2017)
99 Blaxland Road Wentworth Falls
On the last weekend of October, the Blue Mountains Historical Society will remember the life of Major Geoffrey McLaughlin M.C., an ordinary Australian hero, who enjoyed...

29th Annual Doll Bear & Craft Fair

Daily (Sat 28 Oct - Sun 29 Oct 2017)
Museum of Fire 1 Museum Drive Penrith
Teddy Bars & making Supplies, Wooden Toys & Furniture, Dolls & Accessories, Doll Houses & Supplies, Jewellery & Craft, Reborn Dolls, Unique Handmade Products

Mystic Halloween Dinner at The Carrington Hotel

Sat 28 Oct 2017
The Carrington Hotel, Katoomba
Join us for an evening of Mystery & intrigue Set against the backdrop of the historic Carrington Hotel in Katoomba, this will be a timeless, elegant...

Permaculture In Action 3: Backyard Retrofit - TURNING A SMALL ORCHARD INTO A FOOD FOREST

Sat 28 Oct 2017
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...

Strauss, Gershwin and Carmen

Sat 28 Oct 2017
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre 597 High Street, Penrith
The ever popular Overture to Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss II leads us into this festive evening of orchestral music. Featuring one of Australia's most loved...

Public Astronomy Night at Penrith Observatory

Sat 28 Oct 2017
Western Sydney University Penrith Observatory, Building AO, Werrington North Campus, Great...
You Are Here, Part II: The Milky Way with Dr Nicholas Tothill. The Milky Way is our own home Galaxy, an island of stars, gas...

Graffiti Removal Day 2017

Sun 29 Oct 2017
Various locations across NSW
Graffiti Removal Day 2017 Graffiti vandalism costs New South Wales over $100 million per year. The New South Wales Government is committed to reducing graffiti...

The Desire Map Workshop

Sun 29 Oct 2017
The Creative Fringe, Unit 6, 51 York Road, Penrith
What if you could get really clear about what you want out of life and then make it happen? More information and bookings at the website...

Free Tennis Open Day

Sun 29 Oct 2017
Winmalee Tennis Club, Summerhayes Park, Winmalee
Winmalee Tennis Club in conjunction with Blue Mountains Tennis Assoc would like to invite you to try tennis at our Free Tennis Open Day.

Dracular Spectacular

Sun 29 Oct 2017
Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum, 17b Tusculum Rd, Valley Heights
Valley Heights Rail Museum hosts its first ever Halloween event. Be thrilled! Be entertained! Be scared! If you dare, ride the “Spooky Express”, join the “Tram...

Blue Mountains Radio Players

Monthly on the Last Sunday
Sun 29 Oct 2017
The Mountains Heritage Hotel & Spa Cnr Apex and Lovel Street...
Performances are before a live audience, using mainly scripts transcribed from original performances of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. The repertoire includes plays from such long-running...

Flowering of the Puya

Daily (Tue 31 Oct - Thu 30 Nov 2017)
The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah Bells Line of Road,...
The Beach TBC end Oct until end Nov One of our most popular events at the Garden in Spring is the flowering of the Puya which...

Halloween on Henson

Tue 31 Oct 2017
1 Henson Street Katoomba
Dashhing Photography will be doing Halloween Photos from 12pm till late for all those who are dressing up themselves, they’re human children and their fur children....
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