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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
Website: www.richmondgreyhounds.com.au

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
Website: www.helleborusdownunder.com

1st August 2015 (Saturday) 9am - 3pm
Parish of Richmond Fete - St Monica's
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.
Huge Pre-loved book sale

St Monica's Church
Bourke Street
Richmond NSW 2753

Website: www.parishofrichmond.org.au

1st & 2nd August 2015 (Saturday & Sunday)
2015 TWO DAY SWAP MEET
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
www.allholdenday.com.au

2nd August 2015 (Sunday)
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
www.theaustralianapioneervillage.com.au

2nd August 2015 (Sunday)
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.
ALL HOLDEN DAY Inc. COMMITTEE
Ph: 0414 449 275
www.allholdenday.com.au
Email: allholdenday@hotmail.com
Hawkesbury Showground
Racecourse Road
Clarendon NSW

6th August 2015 (Thursday)
Horse Racing
Available for Sponsorship
Hawkesbury Race Club
Racecourse Road
Clarendon NSW 2756

Website: Hawkesbury Race Club – Horse Racing

7th August 2015 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
Website: www.wildwoodgarden.com.au

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
Email: events@kissweddingandeventplanning.com.au

8th August 2015 (Saturday) 9.00am to 2.00pm
Emu Craft Market
Emu Craft Market is predominately made up of stallholders who sell products that are generally not available in shops, with special emphasis on goods and crafts that have been made locally.
Inside School Hall,
Nepean Creative & Performing Arts High School
Great Western Highway
Emu Plains NSW
Directions: Exit M4 at Russell Street turn off then turn right at
Great Western Highway, continue down highway towards Penrith. Nepean High School is on left. Plenty of parking.

New Stall Holders Welcome: Phone: Dot on 0414 395 614
Email: emumarket@pnddistribution.com
Website: www.emumarket.pnddistribution.com

9th August 2015 (Sunday) 9am to 2pm
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

9th August 2015 (Sunday) from 8am
Sunday Funday - Raising funds for Beyond Blue
Jumping castle, Monster truck, Fairy floss, Face painting, Pony rides, Animal farm
Live music from 1pm Raffle prizes
Kids Cupcake Competition - Win Kidz Zoo party at home.
$5 donation per cupcake
- 12 years or under cupcakes and decorations included unlimited entries - judging at 11am.
$18 Buffet Breakfast from 8am

Stock Bar & Grill
78 March Street
Richmond NSW 2753
Phone: 02 4578 7640

14th August 2015 (Friday) 7.00pm to 10.00pm Opening Night
38th Annual Ebenezer Art Show

Join us to see the wonderful local art and craft, catch up with old friends and enjoy the gourmet finger food and wine.
Cost: $25 per person...Tickets at the door.
Sorry no children


15th August 2015 (Saturday) 10.00am to 3.00pm
Ebenezer Art and Craft Fair

Local artists, painting, pottery, art & craft stalls, plants & preserves, displays, entertainment, white elephant stall, chocolate wheel, guess the pig weight, show and street cars, local fire brigade, auction at 12.00pm, lucky dip, jumping castle, face painting, petting zoo, great food, nachos, BBQ, cake & coffee, slushies.
Ebenezer Public School

531 Sackville Road
Ebenezer NSW 2756
Website: www.ebenezerartshow.com.au

20th August 2015 (Thursday)
Horse Racing
ILG Hawkesbury Rowley Mile
Hawkesbury Race Club - Race Day

Racecourse Rd
Clarendon NSW

Website: Hawkesbury Race Club – Horse Racing

22nd August 2015 (Saturday) to 30th August 2015 (Sunday)
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
Website: www.mounttomahbotanicgarden.com.au

22nd & 23rd August 2015 (Saturday & Sunday) 10am to 4pm
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.
Website: www.haat.com.au

23rd August 2015 (Sunday) 10am to 3pm
Maroota Muster
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 700 235
Maroota Public School
4540 Old Northern Road
Maroota NSW

25th August 2015 (Tuesday) 10.30am to 11.30am or 1.30 pm - 2.30pm
Daffodil Discovery Walk - Horticulturist guided walk
Join our Horticulturist 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 4567 3019
Website: www.mounttomahbotanicgarden.com.au

27th August 2015 (Thursday) 10.30am to 12.30pm
All Things Daffodil - Growing Bulbs Successfully
Join horticulturist Mat Murray to learn the secrets to bulb growing success. Learn general cultivation and care tips for growing both spring and summer flowering bulbs with a hands on propagation workshop.
Cost: $20 per person ($18 Foundation and Friends Members)
The Waratah Education Centre,
The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden,
Mount Tomah. NSW 2758

Bookings essential
Phone: 02 4567 3019

Website: www.bluemountainsbotanicgarden.com.au


29th & 30th August 2015 (Saturday & Sunday) 10am to 4pm
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.
Website: www.haat.com.au

29th August 2015 (Saturday)
Horse Racing
Master Farrier's NSW
Albert O'Cass OAM Memorial Cup
Hawkesbury Race Club - Race Day

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

29th August 2015 (Saturday) 10am to 3pm
Hawkesbury Woodcraft Co-Operative Ltd
Incorporating Hawkesbury Woodturners
Open Day
See demonstrations of box making. cabinet making, woodturning, marquetry, model/toy making Pyrography, scroll saw, furniture restoration and wood carving.
15 Woodlands Road
Wilberforce NSW
Website: www.oz-wood.com/HawkesburyWoodcraft

29th & 30th August 2015 (Saturday & Sunday)
Ski Racing NSW presents:
Hawkesbury 120 Ski Race
Can you last the distance?
Governor Phillip Park
McGraths Hill NSW 2756
Website: www.skiracingnsw.com.au/H120


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