What's on in the Southern Highlands from Friday, July 14 to Sunday, July 16

CONTEMPORARY ART: Artist Kelvin Taylor's exhibition Power and Pop is on show at Ten Thousand Paces gallery this weekend. The body of work explores the mass influence of celebrities. Photo: Contributed

CONTEMPORARY ART: Artist Kelvin Taylor's exhibition Power and Pop is on show at Ten Thousand Paces gallery this weekend. The body of work explores the mass influence of celebrities. Photo: Contributed

We’re feeling the winter chill this week – but that’s no excuse to stay indoors. Make the most of your weekend with art exhibitions, markets and Christmas in July celebrations:

Friday, July 14

  • A Grand Day Out: Secret Gourmet Villages of the Highlands – 9am to 4pm. Various locations. Details: info@agranddayout.com.au or 0409 555 855.
  • A Grand Day Out: High Tea and Vineyards – 9.45am to 4.15pm. Milton Park Country House Hotel, Hordens Road, Bowral. Details: info@agranddayout.com.au or 0409 555 855.
  • End of Financial Year stocktake sale – 10am to 5pm. Milk Factory Gallery, 33 Station Street, Bowral. Also on Saturday and Sunday. Details: sales@milkfactorygallery.com.au  or 4862 1077.
  • Power and Pop exhibition by artist Kelvin Taylor – 10am to 6pm. Ten Thousand Paces Gallery, shop 10, 302 Bong Bong Street, Bowral. Also on Saturday and Sunday. Details: hamish@tenthousandpaces.com or 0428294569.
  • Woven in Winter exhibition – 10am to 5pm. Sturt Gallery, corner of Range Road and Waverley Place, Mittagong. Also on Saturday and Sunday. Details: 4860 2083.

Saturday, July 15

  • 2017 Southern Highlands Writers’ Festival – 9am to 5pm. The Highlands School of Performing Arts. Details: www.shwf.com.au
  • This Fragile Land exhibition opening – 2pm. Bowral Art Gallery, 1 Short Street. Details: office@bdasgallery.com or 4861 4093.
  • Brandenburg Quartet – 4.30pm. St Jude’s Church, Bendooley Street, Bowral. Bookings: bradenburg.com.au or 1300 782 856.
  • Mittagong Markets – 8am to 2pm. Uniting Church Grounds, corner of Alice and Albert Streets. Details: s.colyer@bigpond.com or 0424 095 195.
  • Christmas in Winter at Dormie House – 6.30pm. Moss Vale Golf Club, Arthur Street. Bookings essential. Details: dormie@mossvalegolfclub.com.au or 4868 1800.

Sunday, July 16

  • Bundanoon Makers’ Markets – 8.30am to 2pm. Soldiers’ Memorial Hall, Railway Avenue. Details: 0411 297 963.
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