Weekend happenings

Highlander green thumbs are opening their gardens to the public - this weekend there are open gardens in Perennial Hill, 5th Chapter Estate and Retford Park. Photo: Charli Shield.
Highlander green thumbs are opening their gardens to the public - this weekend there are open gardens in Perennial Hill, 5th Chapter Estate and Retford Park. Photo: Charli Shield.

Friday, October  13 – 

  • Retford Park open gardens – 10am to 4pm (open Fri – Sun). 1325 Old South Road, Bowral. 
  • Ephemeris by Jeff Mincham, ceramics exhibition – 10am to 5pm. Sturt Gallery, corner Range Rd and Waverley Parade, Mittagong.
  • A Celebration of a life in Colour by Barbara Trapnell art exhibition – 10am to 4pm. Bowral Art Gallery. 
  • Contours, exhibition of painting and woodwork from Penelope and Darren Oates – 10am – 5pm (daily). Milk Factory Art Gallery, 33 Station St, Bowral. 

Saturday, October 14 – 

  • Bowral schoolyard markets – 8am to 1pm. Bowral Public School. 
  • Perennial Hill open gardens – 10am to 4pm. 1 Nero Street, Mittagong. 
  • 5th Chapter Estate open gardens – 10am to 3:30pm. 217 Walkers Lane, Avoca. 
  • Music at the Geist Quartet – 10am. Solider’s Memorial Hall. 
  • Trucks Across the Highlands – 11am. Moss Vale Showground. 
  • Optoberfest – matinee 12.30pm to 3pm, gala 5.30pm to 11pm. Bowral Memorial Hall. 
  • A Celebration of a life in Colour by Barbara Trapnell art exhibition opening – 2pm. Bowral Art Gallery.
  • Berrima smalls music concert – 2pm. Berrima Village Hall. 
  • Studies from the Studio – Laurence de B. Anderson art exhibition opening 2pm to 4pm. Ten Thousand Paces Gallery. 
  • Yoga for cyclists and runners – 2:30pm to 4:30pm. Level 1/10 Boolwey street, Bowral. 

Sunday, October 14 – 

  • Bundanoon makers market – 8:30am – 2pm. Soldier’s Memorial Hall. 
  • St Paul’s Golf Day – 8am. Moss Vale Golf Club.
  • Joadja open day – 9am to 4pm. 1760 Joadja Road, Joadja. 
  • Jazz festival – 10am. St Jude’s Church, Bendooley Street, Bowral. 
  • Bowral long lunch – 12:30pm. Centennial Vineyards Restaurant, Centennial Road, Bowral. Details:  4861 8701. 
  • In Full Swing big band concert and swing dancing – 12:30pm. The Mill, Bowral. 
  • Lunch and learn about koalas – 12pm. Wirrimbirra Sanctuary. 
  • Soul Time – 10:20am – 12pm. The Henrietta Rose Room, 16 Bendooley St, Bowral.
  • ImaginArta puppet show with Richard Bradshaw – 11am. Sutton Forest Hall.