Leading into the Festival

Banjo Paterson Shop Front Displays

Business compete for the most creative display throughout the Orange CBD and Villages. On display from 2 Februrary until 18 February. Free participation. Daily February 2-18

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. Saturday February 7

Session times: 11.30am, 1pm, 2.30pm and 4pm.  $30pp
Pine Lodge, Bloomfield Campus.
Bookings and directions: 02 6360 1990.

Brekky and Poetry in the Park

A full breakfast and some Banjo verse tostart your day! 7:30am -8:30am, Robertson Park Orange. Monday 9th, Tuesday 10th & Wednesday 11th. Cost: $5 pp. Further information 0428 459 117. February  9-11

Street Busking

Busking with an Australian colonial Theme. Orange CBD and surroundin Cabonne Villages. Monday 9th, Tuesday 10th & Wednesday 11th during business hours. Buskers can book a space on 0428 39 431 Free participation.