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.
Bowral Uniting Church November plant sale
Highlanders can purchase plants ahead of summer at the Bowral Uniting Church November plant sale. They will be able to choose from an array of plant varieties at the Bowral Uniting Church between 8am and 1pm.
Mittagong Markets are back this weekend on November 21 with a full complement of stalls. There will be a designated entrance and an exit. Organisers will count numbers at the entrance and the exit to make sure safe social distancing can be maintained. The markets are currently running from 9am-1pm.
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.
Twenty Twenty - Sturt School for Wood
The Sturt School for Wood graduate exhibition for 2020 will open on Sunday. Come and see the remarkable furniture and objects made this year by the graduating students. The exhibition will run from November 22 through to December 6 at Sturt Gallery and Studios in Mittagong between 10am and 5pm.
ImaginArta - the Australian Puppet Centre presents a gorgeous family puppet every Sunday at 11am at the Sutton Forest Hall. Ticket prices are $15 adults, $11 Children and only $10.50 per ticket for groups of four or more. With ticket numbers reduced because of Covid, bookings are strongly advised.https://www.trybooking.com/BLZKP. Currently playing is "In Search of the Giddy Gird Bird" by the Sydney Puppet Theatre.
Opera at The Loch
Escape to Opera at The Loch for an unforgettable celebration of glorious food and spectacular song this weekend. The event will be a creative collaboration between Australia's internationally acclaimed Heldentenor, Richard Lane, and chef Brigid Kennedy of The Loch at Berrima. Opera at The Loch will raise much needed funding for Woodlands RFS in the wake of the recent bushfires and support Wingecarribee Vocal Muster, a charity founded by Richard Lane to advance arts for secondary school students in the shire. Tickets will cost $185pp and include a three course lunch or dinner menu. Visit https://www.trybooking.com/BMHYC to book and www.theloch.net.au for more information.
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 be from Sunday, November 22 with a bridge to bridge walk at Tahmoor. It will be a pleasant walk through the original forest on southern side of Bargo River with a possible swim. It will be approximately 9km. Contact David M on 0431 858 611 to book a spot. Visit http://bushwalkingnsw.org.au/clubsites/southernhighland/index.html to become a member or for more information on the club.
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