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Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday 2015 - 10am to 5pm
Seasonal Fruit Picking
Pine Crest Orchard
2549 Bells Lines of Road
Bilpin NSW 2758
Phone: 02 4567 1143

Until 28th February 2015 - 9.30am to 5.00pm daily
Mystery of the Munchers

Explore the Garden to find the six mystery stops. It's a wild world out there - and who is munching who? Enjoy fun hands-on activities and discover some amazing relationships between plants and animals.
The quest takes approximately an hour and explores different areas of the garden.
Cost: $5 per kit - includes craft materials
Phone: 02 4567 3000
Kit available from the Visitor Information desk
The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden,
Bells Line of Road
Mount Tomah NSW 2758
Website:
www.mounttomahbotanicgarden.com.au

Until 28th February 2015 - 9.30am to 5.00pm
Disney Fairies Trail

Come on a magical Blue Mountains adventure. Use the free Disney Fairies Trail app to discover Disney fairies fluttering amongst the flowers and trees in some of the Garden's most beautiful and enchanted places.
Children visiting the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden this summer will be the first in the world to find Disney Fairies. Kids can use the free app to discover and play with Tinker Bell, Fawn, Rosetta, Iridessa, Silvermist and Vidia and experience them in enchanting augmented reality on the magical trail around the Garden. The Disney Fairies will flutter among the pretty garden beds, magical tree rings, ponds and landmarks. Children will receive a free booklet with Disney Fairy activities as well as a 'collector passport' within it which can be used to mark-off their Disney Fairy finds. Every child who collects Fairies via the app can also collect a free Disney Fairies' packet of seeds from the visitor information desk. The Garden will also be selling special Disney Fairy goody bags for $20 each. 
Cost: Free App and activities booklet with collector's passport. Disney product bags available at $22 per bag
Phone: 02 4567 3000
The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden
Bells Line of Road
Mount Tomah NSW 2758
Website:
www.mounttomahbotanicgarden.com.au

Bilpin Garden Club - Annual Plant Swap - TBA
This is a day where you can bring along your excess plants, gardening books, tools and/or produce to swap with something you have lone been looking for!
We will also have a talk on Garden Tool Maintenance from Robert McFawn which will provide attendees with a splendid opportunity to get all those tools in tip top order well before time for winter storage.
So come along for a fascinating afternoon at the Bilpin Community Hall on Bells Line of Road, Bilpin.
More information: Liz 02 4573 1381 or Robert: 02 4576 1204
Bilpin Community Hall
Bells Line of Road
Bilpin NSW 2758

1st February 2015 (Sunday) 10am to 3pm
Carnivorous Plants & Other Curiosities - a drawing workshop with Fiona Lumsden
Friends and foes, predators and prey. Join nature artist Fiona Lumsden on an exploration into the more bizarre relationships between plants and insects. Learn to portray the delicate beauty of carnivorous plants, sensitive plants and orchids on paper during this nature drawing workshop.
Cost: $95 per person ($85.50 for Foundation & Friends Members)
Refreshments: Morning/afternoon tea provided. Participants to bring their own lunch.
Bookings essential:
Phone: 02 9231 8182
Materials list provided on booking.
Waratah Education Centre 
The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden
Bells Line of Road
Mount Tomah
NSW 2758
Website: www.mounttomahbotanicgarden.com.au

7th to 22nd February 2015 - 9.30am to 5pm daily
Birds, Bees and Backyards - Gardening in the 1920s
As the Blue Mountains Lithgow and Oberon region celebrates the Roaring 20s and All That Jazz Festival, visit the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden for a glimpse into what was going on in the backyard garden during the Roaring 20s.
Cost: Free event
Phone: 02 4567 3000
Visitor Centre
The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden
Bells Line of Road
Mount Tomah NSW 2758
Website: www.mounttomahbotanicgarden.com.au

7th February 2015 (Saturday) 10am to 3pm
Weaving Workshop - Learn to Weave with Lanny Mackenzie
Join Lanny Mackenzie in a comprehensive weaving workshop, incorporating:
* discussion of natural grasses and other suitable weaving materials from nature
* preparation and drying techniques
* starting a basket, different stitches
* advancing to free-form - random weaving
* discussion of sculptural shapes and embellishments
This workshop is ideal for beginners but will also benefit anyone interested in the gentle art of weaving using natural materials.
Cost: $95 per person ($85.50 for Foundation & Friends Members)
Refreshments: Morning/afternoon tea provided. Participants to bring their own lunch.
Materials list provided on booking.
Bookings essential:
Phone: 02 9231 8182
Waratah Education Centre 
Blue Mountains Botanic Garden
Mount Tomah NSW 2758
Website: www.mounttomahbotanicgarden.com.au

8th February 9.30am Start
Vicary's Winery Craft Market

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
The Northern Road
Luddenham NSW

12th February 2015 (Thursday)
Horse Racing
Available for Sponsorship
Hawkesbury Race Club
Racecourse Road
Clarendon NSW 2756

Website: Hawkesbury Race Club – Horse Racing

12th February to 1st March 2015
Stardust Circus
Australia's Largest Animal Circus
Also featuring Flying Trapeze, Aerialists, Clowns, Acrobats, 12 Person Teeter Board Act with international artists and much more...A show for all the family.
Book Now: 0418 247 287 or 0428 247 287
Website: www.stardustcircus.com.au
Or at the Circus Box Office 1 hour before each show
McQuade Park
Cnr. George St & Hawkesbury VAlley Way
Windsor NSW 2756
Look for the Big Red and Yellow Tents

15th February 2015
Annual Sydney Super Swap - From 6am
Car parts & Collectables
Veteran & Vintage Cars
Sports and Classic Cars
Hot Rods and Customs
Street Machines
Motorbikes
Vintage Tractors & Stationary Engines
For further information and swap sites contact 0410 447 927
Website: www.vvcaa.com.au or Email : vvcaa@gmail.com.au
Lookers $5 entry fee - Swap Sites $20
Hawkesbury Showground
Racecourse Rd
Clarendon NSW 2756

21st February 2015 (Saturday)
Real Deal Action Rodeo
Bull rides, novice bull ride, saddle bronc, team roping, breakaway roping, ladies / junior barrel race, steer wrestling
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
Hawkesbury Showground
Racecourse Road
Clarendon NSW 2756

22nd February 2015
Bridal Expo
You are invited to Multi-Winning
Loxley on Bellbird Hill's Bridal Expo
Admission: Free
Enjoy complimentary canapes & wine tasting.
Come along and meet our recommended service providers and the Loxley team.
Receive a Special offer when you book your wedding on the day.
Loxley on Bellbird Hill
993 Bells Line of Road
Kurrajong NSW 2758
Phone: 02 4567 7711
Website: www.loxleyonbellbirdhill.com.au

26th February 2015 (Thursday)
Horse Racing
Available for Sponsorship
Hawkesbury Race Club
Racecourse Road
Clarendon NSW 2756

Website: Hawkesbury Race Club – Horse Racing

28th February 2015 to 8th April 2015
Opening 6pm Saturday 28th February
'Rhapsody in Colour' - an exhibition by Lyndal Campbell
Linda's whimsical world comes to life at Purple Noon Gallery for the month of March. Splashes and baubles of raptuous colour pixelate the canvas in a fountain of combinations that are exclusive to Lyndal's vivid and animated palette.
To be officially opened by Belinda Mitrovich, Tourism Co-ordinator for the Hawkesbury.
Open 10am to 5pm Mon, Wed, Thurs & Fri
11am to 4pm Sat & Sun
CLOSED Tuesdays
Purple Noon Gallery
606 Terrace Road
Freemans Reach NSW 2756
Phone: 02 4579 6579
Website: www.purplenoongallery.com.au

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