Looking for something to do on the weekend?
There's plenty happening across the Highlands, with something for everyone.
Check out what's back on and how you can get involved:
The On the Grow Railway Street Farmers Market continues to provide a place to source healthy, fresh food. Located on the corner of Railway Avenue and Spring Street in Moss Vale, the markets are open from 3pm every Thursday afternoon.
The St Stephen's Anglican Church in Mittagong's popular morning tea has returned. Held on a Friday morning, this is supported with donations of cakes and pastries from Gumnut Patisserie, Bakers' Delight and the Chelsea Bakery in Mittagong. The morning tea is held each Friday from 10am until midday.
The monthly meetings continue to be postponed. Coffee and chat (under social distancing and sanitising rules) are on Saturday mornings 9.30am-10.30am at Bradman Museum (order at the cafe but seating is in the museum). For further information contact Mrs Dympna Irwin 4869 5252.
The next Exeter markets will be held on August 1. A country market with a vibrant community of makers, producers and sellers. This outdoor market has something for everyone from plants, pates, preserves and pastries to handcrafted homewares, fashion, jewellery and pre-loved wares. There is ample parking, plus a children's playground.It is held on the first Saturday of each month at Exeter Park.
Bundanoon Makers Market
The new look Bundanoon Makers Market is held on the fist and third Sunday of every month (except January). The next one will be Sunday, August 2. It includes sewers, knitters, woodworkers, photographers, leatherwork and silver jewellery plus all you need for meals during the week with fresh fruit and vegetables, freshly baked bread, Lebanese take home meals, hot Indian dishes, Japanese pancakes, Honey and Eggs plus an assortment of cakes and pies. Held at 14 Church St, Bundanoon, the market will run from 8.30am until 2pm.
With some indoor activities still limited, now's a great time to get outdoors and enjoy some of the spectacular scenery the region has to offer. Southern Highlands Bushwalkers are still offering a range of walks. The next walk will take place on Sunday, August 2 at Tallong. The walk will be from Longpoint Lookout to Shoalhaven River via Longpoint Track. It will include going down the walking track and an off track wander around McCallums Flat. Return the same way. it will be approximately 10km and 500m descent/ascent. This walk will have a limit 10 and will be members only. Contact Barbara on 0408 509 346 to book a spot. Visit http://bushwalkingnsw.org.au/clubsites/southernhighland/index.html to become a member or for more information on the club.
The Moss Vale branch of Girl Guides is hoping to return in the next school term. Junior guides (ages 6-10) will run on Tuesday evenings from 5-7pm and the senior guides (ages 10-14) will run on Friday afternoons from 4-6pm. Girl Guides is located in Donkin Avenue, Moss Vale. Visit https://girlguides-nswactnt.org.au/ or contact Melinda O'Brien on 0424 194 127 for more information.
Has your community group restarted its regular activities? Or do you have an upcoming event you'd like to share? Email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know.