SATURDAY 8 FEBRUARY
Orange Region Farmers Market
Meet our producers, taste great summer produce including berries and stonefruit and buy a huge range of local and regional produce.
Holy Trinity Orange Pealers
The Orange Pealers will be performing at various times during the day including a special tribute to Banjo Paterson. Tours of the tower will take place between 9am to 10am for $5pp.
Contact: Jennifer Derrick on 0412 352 299.
Banjo Paterson Art Festival and Launch
This art contest and exhibition is being staged to show and promote the wealth and range of artistic talent in the Orange region and the key role of the arts in the city’s celebrated cultural profile. With a theme of Banjo Paterson - celebrating 150 years, there are sure to be some interesting historical artworks.
10am to 4pm at the Newstead Bowling Club, Cnr. Kite and Hill Streets, Orange.
Official launch at 6pm - Gold Coin Donation.
ART EXHIBITION ENTRY FORM (Prize money - to be announced)
Junior Chef Masterclasses with Kate Bracks
We’re blessed with an abundance of quality produce in Orange along with some of the country’s best chefs. It’s time to hone those junior cooking skills while having some fun along the way. Hosted by 2011 Masterchef winner Kate Bracks and local caterer Gina Allen, budding cooks will have the opportunity to make some mouth watering morsels in a relaxed, interactive environment. There’ll be 4 sessions each hosting up to 18 kids/teenagers, so get in quick to book your spot! This year the classes will have a bush tucker theme.
Session times: 11.30am, 1pm, 2.30pm and 4pm. $28pp
Munch and Meander in Millthorpe
Stroll around the historic village of Millthorpe and discover the history, shopping and the food and wine of the village. Gerry's at the Commercial Hotel will be hosting poetry during the afternoon and $5 food and wine tastes will be available at the Millthorpe Station from 12noon to 5pm.
Enquiries: Randall Edwards - 02 6366 3967 or 0403 282 854
Mandagery Creek Venison Farm Kitchen Lunch
Please join the Hansen Family of Mandagery Creek Venison for a relaxed three course lunch and tour of our farm. BYO local Orange Wine, $75PP. 12.30pm
Greening Lane, off Cargo Road, Orange. Bookings: Sophie Hansen - 0400 032 326
Mortimers Wines Amatuer Poetry Regatta
Enter this Banjo themed poetry regatta to present an original work and be judged by the audience. If poetry is not yout thing, just come along and make uo a table of 8 to enjoy a camp oven buffet for $20pp. Full bar available.
First prize $500. Entry is $10 per poem.
Bookings - 02 6365 8513.
Twilight Garden Party @ Stockman's Ridge
Enjoy our cocktail style garden party with delicious summer delights created by Michael Manners including wine, canapés, and main. Relax to the sounds of summer and gentle tunes to melt your night way. A romantic or fun filled night on the vineyard, a perfect celebration for the summer months!
6pm to late. $45pp Bookings: Jess on 0401 299 540
Stockman's Ridge WInes, 21 Boree Lane, Lidster (off Cargo Road)