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August in the Hawkesbury - What's on

Every Sunday
Lunch and live music Cruise

The Hawkesbury Paddlewheeler
2hr. cruise, buffet meal with dessert, tea and coffee - live music
Cost: $35 per person
Bookings are essential:
Phone: 0401 798 088 or 02 4575 1171
Hawkesbury Paddlewheeler
Governor Phillip Park wharf
Windsor NSW 2756

Every Saturday
Greyhound Racing

From 7pm
Admission: $6 Adults
Free: Senior Citizens & children under 16 years
Richmond Greyhound Race Club
312 Londonderry Road
Londonderry NSW
Phone: 02 4578 2136

All August 7 days a week
Helleborous Down Under
Established since 1952 Helleborus Downunder is a Nursery and Garden that has evolved over the years and now contains established gardens of hellebores planted in with roses, weeping cherries, maples and camellias.
13 Mountain Lagoon Road
Bilpin NSW 2758
Phone: 02 4567 1107
Mobile: 0410 571 004

7th August 2014 to 2nd November 2015
Friday to Monday 10am to 4pm
Camellia - Spring Season
Wildwood Garden

(Camellia Season 7th Aug to 28th Sept.)
Discover the beauty of Wildwood garden at Bilpin.
Wildwood is a two-hectare garden neslted among 10ha of towering natives. It is set on a gentle slope with broad, crushed granite paths that meander beside a waterfall and ponds, then wind beneath the trees and across sweeping lawns to a tranquil lake. Seats are scattered throughout to encourage visitors to relax  and enjoy the atmosphere.
Wildwood has a tearoom, gift shop, nursery, toilets, disabled parking and picnic grounds besides the lake.
Garden Admission:
Adults: $8, Concession: $6, Children under 16 years Free
29 Powells Road
Bilpin NSW 2758
Phone: 0417 042 460 or 02 4567 2194 after hours

August 2015 (Saturday) 9am - 3pm TBA
St Monica's Fete
St Monica's Fete is a Hawkesbury tradition that celebrates the close relationship St Monica's Primary School and the Parish of Richmond have with the Hawkesbury. Come along & take your chances on the chocolate wheel or in the raffle while tasting scones & jam, cakes, slices & other Fete favourites. Of course this can be followed by nachos, hotdogs, corncobs or enjoy a full range from the BBQ. Fossick around the book stall & white elephant for that unexpected treasure, while the kids are enjoying a range of rides or having their faces painted, dancing. Wander through the stalls selling candles, jewellery, embroidery, scarves, clothes, fruit & vegetables and lots more.
St Monica's Church
1A Bourke Street
Richmond NSW 2753

August 2015 (Saturday) 9am to 3pm TBA
Huge Pre-loved Book Sale
St. Monica's Fete
A huge collection of Fiction, Non-fiction, Children's Reference & Text books, Train & Aircraft Hobby Magazines, Rare & Signed books, Collectables and much much more.
St. Monica's Church
Bourke Street
Richmond NSW 2753

August 2015 (Saturday) 6.30pm TBA
Psychic Evening
Top local mediums and spiritualists, with palm readings, tarot cards and more...
Tickets $40 (includes home made refreshments, wine, soft drinks, coffee & tea)
Contacts: Karen 02 4576 3052; Ann 02 4576 5031 or Robyn 02 4576 3335
East Kurrajong School of Arts
1090 East Kurrajong Road
East Kurrajong NSW 2758

August 2015 (Saturday & Sunday) TBA
Saturday 6am-5pm, Sunday 6am-2pm
Admission: Adults $5 Under 15 years Free
For swap meet details please phone:  0414 449 275
Hawkesbury Showground,

Racecourse Road,
Clarendon NSW

August 2015 (Sunday)TBA
Horses's Birthday Celebration
The Australiana Pioneer Village

* Horse Carriage Rides * Train rides * Family Entertainment
* Vintage Shops * Food Outlets * Sheep Shearing * Blacksmith
* Picnic Grounds * Demonstrations * Static Displays * Farrier
* Horse Products * Raffles
Come and enjoy the fun...a very special experience awaits you!
Entry:  Adults $5.00,  Children $3.00, Family $15.00
Rose Street, Wilberforce NSW 2756
Phone: (02) 4575 1777

August 2015 (Sunday) TBA
2015 All Holden Display Day
Original and Customised Cars will be proudly displayed. So enter your HOLDEN - Sedan, Ute, Wagon, Van, 1 Tonner, be it stock or modified it does not matter so enter now and be a part of this great day.
From 6am Sunday, the vehicles will arrive at the Hawkesbury Showground, Clarendon. There will be lots of activities for the whole family throughout the day. Including Swap meet, Trade stands, Children's rides, Food stands, Drinks, & Icecreams.
Also featuring those FANTASTIC HOLDENS, 2009 AHD DISPLAYS DVD $35.
Admission: Adults $5.00 (GST Incl.)
Under 15 years Free.
Ph: 0414 449 275
Hawkesbury Showground
Racecourse Road
Clarendon NSW

August 2015 (Thursday) TBA
Horse Racing
HRC Members Race Day
Hawkesbury Race Club
Racecourse Road
Clarendon NSW 2756

Website: Hawkesbury Race Club – Horse Racing

8th & 9th August 2015 (Saturday & Sunday) 10am to 4pm
Hawkesbury Bridal Extravaganza
It's on again! Showcasing suppliers from al over the Hawkesbury Region. Featuring live entertainment, fashion shows, free samples & giveaways, this event is one not to be missed!
Hawkesbury Showground
Racecourse Road
Clarendon NSW 2756
Contact Kristy: 0421 795 812

August 2015 (Saturday) TBA
Real Deal Action Rodeo
Now at Hawkesbury Showground
Bull rides, novice bull ride, saddle bronc, team roping, breakaway roping, ladies / junior barrel race, steer wrestling
Gates opens from 2pm - Main Rodeo starts 6pm
Cash only at gate
Strictly no BYO, Licenced venue, canteen, market stalls
Enquiries 0412 618 946, 0425 618 944 or 4580 8946
Venue:  Hawkesbury Showground,
Racecourse Road,
Clarendon NSW 2756

August 2015 (Sunday) 9am to 2pm TBA
Wilberforce Winter Market
Popular annual fund-raising market run by the local Country Women's Association.  Home-made baked goods, flowers, craft, activities for the kids plus lots more..
Admission & parking free.
Enquires phone Suzy on 02 4576 3450 (evenings/weekends)
Wilberforce School of Arts Hall
Wilberforce Road
Wilberforce NSW 2765

9th August 2015 (Sunday)
Vicary's Winery Craft Market
9.30am Start

Handcrafted clothes for kids & adults, toys, hats`n'things, 2nd hand goods and collections, gifts, books, arts & crafts
Free balloons, free face painting and free wine tastings.
Have a picnic in the grounds of the Sydney regions oldest continuously operating winery.
Admission & parking free.
All stall holders welcome phone 4773 4161
Vicary's Winery
1924 The Northern Road
Luddenham NSW
2km south of Luddenham Village

August 2015 (Friday & Saturday) 10am to 4pm TBA
Kurrajong Handspun Crafts Muster
'Dyed in the Wool'
Come along and experience handspun crafts at this year's muster.
All funds raised on the day will go to Motor Neuron Disease.
North Richmond Community Centre
33 William Street
North Richmond NSW 2754

August 2015 (Saturday) to 24th August 2014 (Sunday) TBA
9.30am to 5.30pm

Daffodil Festival
Support the Cancer Council during the Daffodil Festival at the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah. With optimum growing conditions, the garden will be transformed by a sea of golden hues as additional plantings of daffodils erupt in bloom. Enjoy a picnic, take some photos or simply enjoy the mass plantings. Cancer Council merchandise available for sale.
Cost: Free event
The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden,
Bells Line of Road
Mount Tomah NSW 2758
Enquiries: Phone: 02 4567 3000

August 2015 (Tuesday) 10.30am to 11.30am TBA
Daffodil Discovery Walk - Horticulturist guided walk
Join Senior Horticulturist Mat Murray on a guided walk discovering the delightful winter/spring bulbs on display at the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah.
Cost: $10 per person ($9.00 Foundation and Friends Members) 
Meet at Visitor Centre
The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden
Bells Line of Road
Mount Tomah NSW 2758
Bookings: Essential - Phone 02 9231 8182

August 2015 (Thursday) TBA
Horse Racing
ILG Hawkesbury Rowley Mile
Hawkesbury Race Club - Race Day

Racecourse Rd
Clarendon NSW

Website: Hawkesbury Race Club – Horse Racing

August 2015 (Saturday & Sunday) 10am to 4pm TBA
Hawkesbury Artists & Artisans Trail inc.
Annual Open Studio Weekend
See artists and artisans at work and be able to purchase fine art and creations direct from their studios.

August 2015 (Sunday) TBA
Maroota Muster
10am to 3pm
An annual school fete for Maroota Public School.
The day will include rides for the kids, showbags, shearing and wood chop displays, dance display, school stalls including fruit & veg, huge plant stall, coffee & cakes, hot food, books & toys along with a multitude of stall holders.
Contact 0417 700235
Maroota Public School
4540 Old Northern Road
Maroota NSW

August 20145(Saturday) TBA
Horse Racing
Hawkesbury Valley Rugby Union Club
Hawkesbury Race Club - Race Day

Racecourse Rd
Clarendon NSW
Website: Hawkesbury Race Club – Horse Racing

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