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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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August 2017

Leura Singers - Community Choir

Every  Week on Thursday until Thu 21 Dec 2017
Thu 24 Aug, Thu 31 Aug, Thu 07 Sep
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...

Garden of Winter Wonder

Daily (Thu 01 Jun - Thu 31 Aug 2017)
Visitor Centre Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Mount Tomah Bells Line of...
Can you follow the map to find the five secret locations? Explore the Garden, enjoy hands-on activities and learn some delicious and disgusting things about plants....

Wunderkammer - Everglades Opens Closet of Secrets

Daily (Sat 10 Jun - Sun 27 Aug 2017)
Everglades Historic House & Gardens, 37 Everglades Ave, Leura
The Wunderkammer exhibition of ethically-sourced taxidermied animals by artist Rod McRae will be displayed at the Leura landmark from June 10 to August 27 (11am to...

Western Sydney Youth Orchestra - 2018 Auditions are Open!

Daily (Fri 11 Aug - Fri 22 Sep 2017)
See website for details.
Applications for Western Sydney Youth Orchestra 2018 Auditions are open! APPLY NOW! Based in Parramatta, WSYO offers highly reputable orchestral training to young musicians living locally,...

Daffodil Festival

Daily (Sat 19 Aug - Sun 27 Aug 2017)
Throughout the Garden Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Mount Tomah Bells Line...
With optimum growing conditions, the Garden will be transformed by a sea of golden hues as plantings of daffodils erupt in bloom. Enjoy a picnic, take...

Children's Book Week - 19 - 26 August 2017

Daily (Sat 19 Aug - Sat 26 Aug 2017)
Blue Mountains Libraries
Storytime in the Library

Leahlani Johnson: However late it may seem

Daily (Sat 19 Aug - Sun 08 Oct 2017)
Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, Katoomba
On exhibition 19 August – 8 October More information at the website link.

Julie Harris: The Strip Suite

Daily (Sat 19 Aug - Sun 08 Oct 2017)
Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, Katooma
On exhibition 19 August – 8 October More information at the website link.

Nepean River Parkrun

Every  Week on Saturday until Sat 23 Dec 2017
Sat 26 Aug, Sat 02 Sep
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...

2017 Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase

Fri 25 Aug 2017
The Blue Mountains Theatre, Springwood
The Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase will be tearing up the freeways of Australia for the fifth year in a row to bring the crème de la...

Springwood Art Show

Daily (Fri 25 Aug - Sun 27 Aug 2017)
Springwood High School Hall, Grose Rd, Faulconbridge
Opening Night Friday 25th 7pm-10pm Saturday 26th 10am-6pm Sunday 27th 10am-4pm A chance to admire over 400 artworks from over 100 local Mountains artists, photographers and...

Daffodil Discovery Walk

Sat 26 Aug 2017
Meet at the Sundial outside the Visitor Centre Blue Mountains Botanic...
Join our Horticulturist on a guided walk discovering the delightful winter/spring bulbs on display at the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden. $15 per person. Children are free...

Growing Bulbs

Sat 26 Aug 2017
Waratah Education Centre Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Mount Tomah Bells Line...
Join our Horticulturist to learn the secrets to bulb growing success. Learn about general cultivation and care tips for growing both spring and summer flowering bulbs...

Sensory Concert 2

Sat 26 Aug 2017
Lower Mountains Anglican Parish, 1 Wascoe St, Glenbrook
Sensory Concert is a new initiative aiming to bring high quality classical concerts to all members of the community, including those with sensory needs. This...

Rayleen Kable Celebrity Medium Clairvoyant

Sat 26 Aug 2017
Times 5 Cafè, Shop 2/7 Great Western Hwy, Valley Heights 2777
Fundraising event. $60 this includes hot & cold nibbles + one (1) hot/cold drink + show

Phoenix Choir - Romantics – A festival of Romantic song

Sat 26 Aug 2017
Phillips Hall, Community Centre Blackheath
Schubert - Stabat Mater (Klein) and Ave Maria Mendelssohn - Psalm 42 and Organ Sonata No 3 This festival of Romantic song focuses on works...

Fashion Parade by Stafford Fashions

Sat 26 Aug 2017
Blaxland Presbyterian Church, 15a Wilson Way Blaxland
New Autumn/Winter Range.

Conscious Cooking

Sat 26 Aug 2017
Preserve Workshop Space Lyttleton Stores 1 Badgery Crescent Lawson
This wonderful workshop run by Rafida focuses on bringing intention and mindfulness into our cooking. The workshop will start with a meditation and as you cook...

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...

Happy Hippy Hoedown

Sat 26 Aug 2017
Baroque Room, Katoomba
This latest event from Locomotion has a theme centred around Hippy / Disco culture. You will feel like you have stepped into another world, where Scooby...

New Exhibition and Exhibition Opening: Salvage - Jodie Graham

Daily (Sat 26 Aug - Mon 18 Sep 2017)
Lost Bear Gallery 98 Lurline Street Katoomba
Exhibition Review by Caterina Leone Jody Graham’s exhibition Salvage sees a return to a subject matter that, whilst by no means her only one, has become...

Blaxland Library Mini Book Sale

Selected Dates until Mon 28 Aug 2017
Sat 26 Aug 2017
Blaxland Library
Saturday 26 August 9.00am - 4.00pm and Monday 28 August 10.00am - 5.30pm

Blue Mountains Historical Society - Tarella Open Day & Railway History Exhibition

Sun 27 Aug 2017
99 Blaxland Rd, Wentworth Falls
A temporary exhibition of 150 years of railway history to Weatherboard (Wentworth Falls) is a feature of the Blue Mountains Historical Society’s Tarella Cottage Museum Open...

Introduction to Printmaking

Sun 27 Aug 2017
Preserve Workshop Space Lyttleton Stores 1 Badgery Crescent Lawson
Explore printmaking with Liz Perfect in this full day workshop! There will be a variety of materials offered at this workshop, the nature of which...

Springwood Growers Market

Monthly on the 4th Sunday
Sun 27 Aug 2017
Blue Mountains Theatre and Community Hub 104-108 Macquarie Road Springwood
Fresh is Best! 4th Sunday of each month (3rd Sunday in December).

Blue Mountains Radio Players

Monthly on the Last Sunday
Sun 27 Aug 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...

Tarana Community Farmers Market

Monthly on the 4th Sunday
Sun 27 Aug 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,...

Adult Glee Club (Lower Blue Mountains)

Every  Week on Monday until Mon 20 Nov 2017
Mon 28 Aug, Mon 04 Sep
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 28 Aug, Mon 04 Sep
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 29 Aug, Tue 05 Sep
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...

Social Stories

Every  Week on Tuesday until Tue 05 Sep 2017
Tue 29 Aug, Tue 05 Sep
Lower Mountains Neighbourhood Centre, 33 Hope Street, Blaxland (just next door...
8 weeks on Tuesday afternoons from 18 July to 5 September 2017 1pm - 2.30pm. This group, facilitated in partnership with Shared Reading NSW is for...

Yulefest at Metropole Katoomba

Every  Week on Tuesday, Saturday until Tue 29 Aug 2017
Tue 29 Aug, Sat 02 Sep 2017
Metropole Guesthouse, Katoomba
Tuesday 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, and Saturday 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th August, 6pm Dine in our beautiful 1930s dining room on a traditional three course...

Penrith Showground Market

Every  Week on Wednesday until Wed 27 Dec 2017
Wed 30 Aug, Wed 06 Sep
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 30 Aug, Wed 06 Sep
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 30 Aug, Wed 06 Sep
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 30 Aug, Wed 06 Sep
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...

Pathways to Employment

Every  Week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Tuesday until Thu 31 Aug 2017
Wed 30 Aug, Thu 31 Aug 2017
Various Locations - please see attached PDF or image for details.
NOVA Employment invites you to the Pathways to Employment Event being held throughout August. Call your local NOVA office to RSVP or just come along on...

The Return of The Wharf Revue

Daily (Thu 31 Aug - Sat 02 Sep 2017)
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, 597 High Street, Penrith
The unstoppable comedic minds of Jonathan Biggins, Drew Forsythe and Phillip Scott have been keeping the nation’s political and cultural leaders on their metaphorical toes since...

MTNS MADE Roadshow Information Sessions

Thu 31 Aug 2017
The Carrington Hotel, Katoomba
MTNS MADE is the cultural identity for the creative industries in the Blue Mountains. It is designed to celebrate the artists, designers, film makers, musicians, photographers,...

Nights with our Naturopath - Homeopathic First Aid

Thu 31 Aug 2017
Preserve Workshop Space Lyttleton Stores 1 Badgery Crescent Lawson
Learn about the principles of homeopathic medicine and how to treat accidents and acute illness homoeopathically. Learn 6 essential homeopathic remedies for the home first aid...
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