Supporters Sponsorship Draw
Friday August 16 the National Cherry Festival Supporters Sponsorship Program draw will be held on-air on radio station 2LF. All Supporter Draw ticket holders will be recognised in the National Cherry Festival program. The lucky business owner whose ticket is drawn wins a $3750 Gold Sponsorship, with naming rights to a festival event. Good luck!
Food and Wine Weekend
Invite friends back to Young for a celebration of Hilltops food and wine over an extended long weekend Thursday September 19 to Sunday September 22. Activities culminate in the Cherry Blossom Long Lazy Lunch on Sunday.
There's also a wine show dinner at Murrumburrah, a foodies' feast in Jugiong, Region Farmers Market and a foodies' night market near Young.
In the latest exhibition at Burrangong Gallery, guest artist Fiona Lumsden draws on her field study paintings to shine a light on the dwindling natural treasures of the South West Slopes woodlands. Fiona paints regularly near Koorawatha.
Ongoing: "Woodland Wild Things" exhibition featuring Fiona Lumsden at Burrangong Gallery, Young Visitor Information Centre. Open seven days.
Former Young district resident Brian Allen, now of Jugiong, will perform at the Take 5 concert at Hilltops Library, Young. 12.30pm-1pm. Free. All welcome.
"Resilient Farming Communities Planning for Climate Uncertainty", Boorowa Ex-Services Club Pudman Street Boorowa, presented by Boorowa Community Landcare group, 8.30am-4pm.
Racing returns to Young Paceway, Murringo/Boorowa Road, afternoon meeting.
Young & Region Farmers Market, Anderson Park off Lovell Street, 9am-noon. Buy straight from the producer.
Handmade in Harden Murrumburrah Community Markets, Murrumburrah Court House, 9am-2pm.
NSW Export Capability Program, "Introduction to Exporting" workshop, Town Hall Hilltops Council, Young. A free event, register online.
National Camellia Show, Uniting Church Hall. Open 1pm-4.30pm Friday, 10am-3pm Saturday. Details Vicki Burstall 6383 2334.
Bush Poetry, Young Hotel, Lynch Street, 1.30pm-4.30pm. More information Greg 0490 796 664 or Ted 0459 707 728.
Trivia Afternoon for Burrowa House, 12.30 for 1pm, $6 per person, book at Boorowa Ex-Services Club.
Ladies Retreat Day for Cherry Queen Entrant Tasman Coulter run by local yoga teacher Danette Watson.
Boorowa Makers and Growers Community Market, Old Courthouse Grounds, Marsden Street, Boorowa. 9am-1pm.
'Understanding Dry Times' is a workshop exploring current and future strategies to manage Climate Variability at Frogmore Hall noon-4.30pm.
"My Fair Lady" by Young Theatre Company at Catherine McAuley Hall. Evening shows August 30 and 31, September 5, 6 and 7 and matinee September 1. Bookings M&M's Music Studio from August 12.
Unveiling lifesize sculpture of Lt.Col. Kenneth Mackay at the Lt. Horse Memorial Murrumburrah NSW, 11am.