Events

Upper Hunter Country

Events - Upper Hunter Country
When: 20 October 2018 10.30am Where: Denman Football Oval, Denman The ever-entertaining Denman Pig Races will be held again this month. The races are a fun-filled family day, featuring the famous Noah's Racing Pigs plus market stalls, rides and laser tag for the kids. The pig racing promises to be great entertainment! Money raised from the event goes towards the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service. Food and bar facilities will be available on the day. For further information contact Merry on 0417 205 645. 
When: 20 October 2018 Where: Simpson Park, Muswellbrook Noisy Heeler Music Festival formerly known as the Bottoms Up Festival will once again showcase live bands and the best gourmet food the Upper Hunter has to offer. Enjoy Live music across two stages with the Main stage Band Line Up – Hocky Dad, WAAX, Gooch Palms, Bootleg Rascal, Downsyde, Pat Capocci and Little Quirks. Spend the afternoon with friends between 3:00pm and 10:00pm at Simpson Park in Muswellbrook. A wristband will be attached to all ticket holders if you are over 18 allowing the purchase and consumption of alcoholic beverages. (Note:…
When: 20 to 21 October 2018 Where: Lake Glenbawn, Scone The big show, the Storm Fishing BASS Australian Open, is back after a stunning maiden event in 2017 and this year it's heading south to Lake Glenbawn in October. This is Australia's only, 5-fish, boater-only, bass tournament. http://abt.org.au/
When: 21 October 2018, 10.30am to 12.00pm Where: Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre, Muswellbrook Join the FREE Sunday Sketchers one Sunday a month and exercise your artistic side! Let us know which direction you would like to take your art in and we can work together to experiment with materials and develop skills. Suitable for ages 8 to 18. No need to book. Jut drop in. All you need to bring is yourself! For further information call (02) 6549 3800.
When: 24 to 28 October 2018 Where: Muswellbrook Showground, Muswellbrook Circus Rio is Australia’s biggest Circus seating 2000. Based on the electric atmosphere of Rio De Janerio's Carnival, Circus Rio is a performance that celebrates the capability of the human form through colour, dance, music and life. Never before has Australia seen a circus like this. Bursting through the backstage curtain and into the ring you will find FMX Motorbikes somersaulting over your seats, aerialists who will dangle from the ceiling, a tribe of Samba Girls stomping to that fierce Brazilian rhythm, our Capoeira boys smashing out a fusion of…
When: 26 October 2018, 11.30am Where: Scone Race Club, Scone Don’t forget to save the date for Scone's Spring racing! Book your table in the function room today for $40 per person! Phone our office team for further details 65451607. General admission is FREE. See you there!
When: 27 & 28 October 2018 10:00am Where: Scone High School, Scone Vendors from all around Australia will set-up in the High School hall to sell high-quality wares ranging from antique furniture to jewellery. When: 27 and 28 October 2018 Where: Scone High School, Gundy Rd, Scone Times: Saturday 10.00am to 5.00pm and Sunday 10.00am to 4.00pm
When: 28 October 2018, 9.00am to 12.00pm Where: Two Rivers Wines, Denman Workouts and a healthy lifestyle shouldn't be all serious, it's about balance! Join local personal trainer, Angie Frazer, this Spring in the beautiful surrounds at Two Rivers Cellar Door in Denman for a gentle outdoor Pilates Workout, then stay and enjoy a glass of wine and antipasto platters. Engage your core, and then activate your Sunday with fresh air sunshine and wine! Tickets available soon. https://www.facebook.com/events/1012095415649656/
When: 03 November 2018 8:00am - 12:00pm Where: Lions Park, Denman The Denman Farmers & Artisans Market is a predominantly producers only market in the Upper Hunter Valley, NSW Australia. Fresh fruit & vegetables, nuts, oils and olives, meat, cheese & dairy, seafood, preserves, cakes & pre-packaged foods and wine. Lots of locally grown plants, seeds and seedlings as well as locally grown cut flowers. Local art and craft with the maker/producer at the stall.
When: 04 November 2018 9:00am to 2.30pm Where: Muswellbrook Showground, Muswellbrook Global Village Motorfest & Fair will be held at the Muswellbrook Showground. Over 20 show and shine trophies, market stalls and special interest displays. Free rides and entertainment for the Kids. Sunday entry only $2 pp or $5 family, no extra cost for show & shine Cars or Bikes. All proceeds from both events to Muswellbrook PCYC. Upper Hunter Motoring Association Inc invite motoring enthusiasts to the 2018 Global Village Motorfest Dinner Dance (Saturday 3rd November) at Muswellbrook RSL Club, tickets $50 pp, starting at 6.30pm. Dress : smart…
When: 06 November 2018, 11.30am to 4.30pm Where: The Cottage, Scone Celebrate Melbourne Cup 2018 at The Cottage with friends. Guests will be greeted with a glass of Piper Heidsieck Champagne and canapés on arrival, followed by a two course lunch. The afternoon includes prizes, cup sweeps and screens positioned throughout the restaurant to watch the race. $120 per person / Canapés at 11.30am with meals served at 1pm Jamon iberico and truffle butter en croute Sashimi of kingfish, miso cream and smoked salmon pearls Marinated fetta, heirloom tomato and olive crumb Smoked rare beef, wasabi and roasted nori Main…
When: 06 November 2018, 11.30am Where: Muswellbrook Race Club, Muswellbrook Melbourne Cup Day at Muswellbrook is the ideal place in the Hunter Valley to enjoy great country racing and watch the 'race that stops the nation' the 2018 Melbourne Cup on the big screen! Hospitality packages are available to complement your country race day experience at one of the most picturesque race tracks in NSW! Visit our website for all the race day info. https://www.muswellbrookraceclub.com.au/melbourne-cup-day
When: 6 November 2018, 5:30pm Where: Scone Arts & Crafts Centre, Scone Once We Had Dining Rooms - Change and Trends in an Ever Changing Art World - Lecturer: Michael Reid The constantly changing world of art and fashion. How and why do new trends develop and influence our attitudes? Michael maintains a number of galleries supporting the promotion of contemporary art. Michael Reid Murrurundi expanded into new exhibition space adjacent to the original gallery. Visitors are most welcome at $25.
When: 9 to 11 November 2018, 9.30am Where: Arts & Crafts Centre, Scone The Scone Literary Festival is a new writers festival that seeks 'To promote books and to nurture a love of literature, learning and writing'. The festival will be held from Friday 10th of November 2017 to Sunday 12th of November 2017. Our motto is 'Maintain the Page' (Phillip Adams - used with permission). www.sconewritersfestival.com.au
When: 15 November 2018, 3.00pm - 9.00pm Where: Scone Grammar School, Scone atmosphere with market stall holders selling seasonal local produce, homemade goodies and handcrafted wares....perfect timing to stock up for Christmas. The Grammar Grind Cafe will also be selling a range of homemade delights and gourmet dinners on the night, available to eat in the School grounds or as a takeaway option. Everyone most welcome to come along to a fun and relaxed evening. * Marketstalls Galore * Seasonal Local Produce * Handcrafted Wares * Gourmet Dinner boxes from Grammar Grind Cafe * Entertainment.
When: 17 November 2018, 10.30am to 2.30pm Where: Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre, Muswellbrook Be inspired by trees and the forest to paint in a non-traditional way, creating texture both visual and tactile with pastels and acrylic paint at a FREE workshop at he Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre. Under the tutorship of Newcastle artist, Gwendolin Lewis, workshop participants will paint colour groups and shapes as an under-painting before using soft pastels to add definition and detail. Gwendolin will show participants how to choose a colour family to work within your painting. This style of painting is creative and impressionistic and does…
When: 17 November 2018, 6.30pm Where: Pay's Aircraft Hangar, Scone Your're invited to to the Where there's a Will Inaugural Rainbow Ball. $250 per person, $2500 per table of 10. Ticket price includes canapes on arrival followed by dinner & dessert, beer & wine. Auctions during ther evening & entertainment by one of Sydney's hottest DJs Brett Marting. Dress code: Black tie with a touch of colour! Visit www.uhwheretheresawill.com.au for more details. Where there’s a Will is a not for profit charity established in 2016 working to improve mental health and wellbeing in the Upper Hunter of NSW. The Foundation…
When: 18 November 2018, 10.30am to 12.00pm Where: Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre, Muswellbrook Join the FREE Sunday Sketchers one Sunday a month and exercise your artistic side! Let us know which direction you would like to take your art in and we can work together to experiment with materials and develop skills. Suitable for ages 8 to 18. No need to book. Jut drop in. All you need to bring is yourself! For further information call (02) 6549 3800.
When: 1 December 2018 5.00pm - 9.30pm Where: White Park, Scone The Scone Neighbourhood Centre's annual Christmas in the Park event is back for 2018! With market stalls, amusement rides, live music, face painting, ham raffles, Santa and to finish off the evening......FIREWORKS. If you would like a market stall application please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
When: 16 December 2018, 10.30am to 12.00pm Where: Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre, Muswellbrook Join the FREE Sunday Sketchers one Sunday a month and exercise your artistic side! Let us know which direction you would like to take your art in and we can work together to experiment with materials and develop skills. Suitable for ages 8 to 18. No need to book. Jut drop in. All you need to bring is yourself! For further information call (02) 6549 3800.
When: 22 to 24 February 2019 9.30am Where: Murrurundi Showground, Murrurundi The King of the Ranges Stockman's Challenge & Bush Festival is held over the last weekend in February each year at Murrurundi NSW and this year it will be celebrating 15 years! Don't miss Australia's top stockmen and women in 4 days of of action packed program of festival fun. http://www.kingoftheranges.com.au/d.index.html
When: 15 to 16 March 2019 9.00am Where: Muswellbrook Showground, Muswellbrook The 2019 Bengalla Upper Hunter Show will be packed with exciting rides and sideshow ally action for the entire family. Horse ring events, polocrosse, showtime FMX, live music, fireworks, bulls broncs and barrels, tug-o-war, showgirl, young farmer challenge, wife carrying competition, tentpegging, whip cracking and demolition derby to name a few. See the full program at http://www.upperhuntershow.com.au/
When: 29 March 2019 12.00pm Where: Muswellbrook Race Club, Muswellbrook The Upper Hunter's 'must attend' social event in Summer is incorporated into a progressive and exciting festival in Muswellbrook in late March for 2019. The transformation of Muswellbrook Cup Day will continue to grow and invigorate the town providing an unforgettable experience at one of the best country racing tracks in Australia. Muswellbrook Cup Day is a gazetted half-day public holiday for residents in the Muswellbrook Shire area and provides the best of quality country racing with a relaxed summer style. The always popular Fashions On The Field will also…
When: 3 to 12 May 2019 Where: Various locations around Scone Scone Horse Festival celebrates the Horse Capital of Australia. Come along and enjoy the festivities with events such as the Horse Parade, Yarns Night, Official Calcutta, and the prestigious Scone Cup. Share our love of everything equine and join us for the 39th annual Scone Horse Festival, 3-12 May, 2019 in Scone, New South Wales. https://www.sconehorsefestival.com/
When: 10 May 2018, 11.00am Where: Scone Race Club, Scone The 2019 Scone Cup Carnival, 10th & 11th of May. The Scone Race Club would like to deliver to you, an exciting new Scone Racing Carnival experience at the Scone Race Club. COUNTRY RACING AT ITS BEST WITH NEARLY $2MILLION IN PRIZE MONEY ON OFFER AND TWO DAYS OF ‘FASHIONS ON THE FIELD’ WITH SO MANY PRIZES TO BE WON! Located in the epicentre of the thoroughbred horse breeding capital of Australia since 1944, Upper Hunter Valley, NSW. Gates open at 11am. Buses will run from Muswellbrook Railway Station starting…
When: 11 May 2018, 11.00am Where: Scone Race Club, Scone The 2019 Scone Cup Carnival, 10th & 11th of May. The Scone Race Club would like to deliver to you, an exciting new Scone Racing Carnival experience at the Scone Race Club. COUNTRY RACING AT ITS BEST WITH NEARLY $2MILLION IN PRIZE MONEY ON OFFER AND TWO DAYS OF ‘FASHIONS ON THE FIELD’ WITH SO MANY PRIZES TO BE WON! Located in the epicentre of the thoroughbred horse breeding capital of Australia since 1944, Upper Hunter Valley, NSW. Gates open at 11am. Buses will run from Muswellbrook Railway Station starting…
When: 6 July 2019, 9.00am Where: Jefferson Park, Aberdeen The Games begin with a spectacular parade of bands, clan representatives and others that leads into the Massed Band Salute and Chieftain's Address that officially opens the day. The event offers fun for all the whole family, including Highland and country dancing and music, Pipe Band displays, Strong man events with the Tartan Warriors, as well as tug-of-war, egg tosses, three-legged races, and the famed Kilted Dash. http://www.aberdeenhighlandgames.com/