Events

Upper Hunter Country

Events - Upper Hunter Country
When: 1 to 31 December 2018, 10.00am Where: Small Forest Winery, Denman Lana is an Australian multidisciplinary artist and photographer. She specialises in graphite drawings and is based in rural NSW, Australia Small Forest cellar door. 5052 Jerrys Plains Road, Denman The exhibition starts 1st of December until 27th January 2019. The cellar door is open only Saturday and Sunday, 10 am to 4 pm.
When: 8 December 2018, 8.00am Where: Hollydene Estate, Jerrys Plains Saturday from 8am-9am, running Nov 10th to Dec 15th. $15pp - pay online or on the day. If you are looking for BALANCE and love being in NATURE, practising yoga outdoors is one of the best ways to truly experience the benefits of Yoga and it’s mood boosting results. Join us at Hollydene Estate to experience the beauty of the Upper Hunter Winery & Equine surroundings; being the only cellar door nestled between two of Australia’s most prestigious horse studs Coolmore & Darley, Yoga on the Grass allows magnificent views…
When: 15 December 2018, 8.00am Where: Hollydene Estate, Jerrys Plains Saturday from 8am-9am, running Nov 10th to Dec 15th. $15pp - pay online or on the day. If you are looking for BALANCE and love being in NATURE, practising yoga outdoors is one of the best ways to truly experience the benefits of Yoga and it’s mood boosting results. Join us at Hollydene Estate to experience the beauty of the Upper Hunter Winery & Equine surroundings; being the only cellar door nestled between two of Australia’s most prestigious horse studs Coolmore & Darley, Yoga on the Grass allows magnificent views…
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: 1 to 2 February 2019 Where: Cassilis Showground, Cassilis The Cassilis Rodeo will be back in 2019! Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd of February. Always a great country event to attend.
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: 24 March 2019, 11.30am Where: Muswellbrook Race Club, Muswellbrook Launched in 2015, the inaugural Country Championships proved a resounding success for the racing industry and generated unprecedented interest and coverage. http://www.thechampionships.com.au/country-and-provincial/country-series.aspx
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: 13 to 17 April 2019 Where: Merriwa Showgrounds, Merriwa The 2019 NSW State Sporting, Campdrafting, Team Penning, Mounted Games & Team Sporting Championships will be held from the 13th of April to the 17th April 2019 in Merriwa, Zone 7. Schedule, merchandise and more information to come. 
When: 27 April 2019, 11.00am Where: Merriwa Race Course, Merriwa Another great day in country racing is on the cards when the Merriwa Cup is run again on April 27 - one of the longest-established 'bush' race days in the country. Put on your autumn finest and catch up with old friends and make some new ones while you enjoy the races and entertainment planned in betwwen, including 'Fashions on the Field'. Gates open 11am.
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.au
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: 18 to 19 May 2019, 9.00am Where: St Heliers Correctional Centre, Muswellbrook St Heliers Heavy Horse Field Days was formed in 1996 and is a great weekend for people with an interest in breeds like Clydesdales, Shires, Percherons and Draught horses.
When: 7 to 9 June 2019, 9.00am Where: Bettington St, Merriwa Lots of variety stalls, Children entertainment, shearing demonstrations, Team Penning, State Championship Sheep Yard Dog Trials, Whip Cracking, My Pet Dinosaur, Sparkles the Clown, Big Dog, and Fireworks. Watch over 150 sheep wearing red socks in the Rosto Running of the Sheep. http://www.festivalofthefleeces.com.au/
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/
When: 6 to 9 July 2019, 8.30am Where: Denman Pony Club Grounds, Denman The 2019 NSW State Pony Club Showjumping and One Day Event Championships will be held from the 6th of July to the 9th of July at the Denman Pony Club Grounds in Zone 7. Schedule, merchandise and more information to come.