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Coolamon Shire Council are proud to present the first annual “Yield Festival”: A celebration of creative arts in the Coolamon Shire. A collection of events, workshops, performances and experiences that highlight the makers, thinkers and creators in our community.

Capture Coolamon Shire Photographic Competition

The highlight of the festival will be the coming together of two longstanding events within the Coolamon Shire arts scene. Capture Coolamon Shire Photographic Competition, and the Up2Date Art Show are combining to create a premier exhibition held within the Up-to-Date Store Cultural and Learning Precinct. The festival will be launched at a gala evening, featuring live entertainment, food trucks and drink vendors. The gala evening will be held on Friday 12 November 2021 from 6pm.

Registration for tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/yield-festival-gala-night-tickets-171713819657?aff=ebdssbeac

The Capture Coolamon Shire Photography exhibition is running alongside the Up-2-Date Art Show to provide a two-week exhibition held with the Up-to-Date Store Cultural and Learning Precinct as part of the festival.

Date: 13 November – 28 November 2021
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Location: Up-to-Date Store Cultural and Learning Precinct
Cost: Gold Coin Donation

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The Up2Date Art Exhibition celebrates a diverse range of artworks. The exhibition brings together artists from across the Riverina Region in all mediums. The exhibition is open to established artists & new and emerging artists to display their artwork. The 2021 theme is ‘Out the Back’. This exhibition is presented by Up2Date Art Inc. and will run alongside the Capture Coolamon Shire Photography Exhibition.

You can view the free exhibition on Friday 12 November from 10am – 4pm at Coolamon Up-to-Date Store, Loughnan Street Coolamon.

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Up2Date Art Show, the Up-to-date store, Coolamon

Tumut River Brewing Co. Tap Days

The brew-loving crew from the TRBC are inviting some other crafty brewers for a tap day on the banks of the picturesque Tumut River. Expect to sample some exceptional local craft drinks and tasty food while live bands send out tunes into the crisp mountain air at the gorgeous Bila Park.

When: Saturday 27th November
Where: Bila Park, Tumut

Tumbarumba Spring Flower Festival

The Tumbarumba Spring Flower Festival showcases a range of beautiful open gardens as well as featuring activities for the whole family and exquisite art and photography.

This action-packed weekend takes in 9 open gardens, the famous Flower Show, a photography competition and exhibition, an art/sculpture competition, kid’s activities and a raffle with great prizes.

Come along for a weekend of amazing gardens and art.  You can also enjoy the delicious local produce and cool-climate wine on offer as well as the many stunning features of this incredible area. 

Date: 30th and 31st October
Time: From 9am
Location: Tumbarumba and surrounds (see map below for details)
Cost: FREE

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Picnic in the Paddock at Johansen Wines with Munday’s Catering

Come along for the reopening of Johansen Wines in Tumbarumba! Munday’s Catering will be around combining with Johansen Wines, matching quality wines with quality food.

Order a Picnic Hamper from Munday’s Catering and a bottle of wine (or two) from Johansen’s and enjoy a day in the Paddock at the Johansen’s picturesque vineyard ‘Glenburnie’.

Perfect for families, friends, and groups of all kinds to come together and enjoy local wine, great views, and quality food. Johansen provides superb wine (also wine tastings are available at the cellar door) and a breathtaking location, while Mundays provide the food.

An opportunity to explore local vineyards, cellar doors, and open gardens as you enjoy a spring weekend in Tumbarumba. Come along and stay for a weekend of quality food and cool-climate wine as well as visiting the many stunning attractions in the region. 

Date: Saturday 30th October
Time: From 10am
Location: Johansen Wines, 90 Black Range Rd, Tumbarumba NSW 2653
Cost: Varies

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Music, Food & Wine in the Vines 2021

Get excited!!

It’s time for the 2021 MFWV in Temora.

With music, food, drinks, dancing, and a good day out with your friends and family, who would want to miss out.

This year all funds raised will go directly to FullStop Australia to create awareness and aid in support of Rape and Domestic Violence in Australia.

Come and listen to some great musical talent, explore some delectable culinary delights, sample some beverages, all in some lovely spring weather.

Date: Saturday 13th November 2021
Time: 12pm – 8pm
Location: Koorambi Winez, Bundawarrah Road, Temora
Cost: $45

Please note the $45 per head entry fee includes 1 x $10 food voucher. TICKETS LIMITED to a maximum of 400 so get in quick.

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November Aircraft Showcase

At Temora, you can get closer to the action as you witness a themed selection of Australia’s ex-military flying history come alive.

Aircraft Showcase promises to deliver a full day of entertainment for all generations, including:

  • Flying displays demonstrating the aircraft’s capabilities
  • Informative commentary and music
  • Guided tour of static exhibitions
  • Interviews with pilots and veterans
  • Children’s activities and playground
  • Engineering workshop tour
  • Pilot meet and greet

The Mess Hall serves freshly cooked food and a selection of cold refreshments. Barista coffee is also available and you are also welcome to bring your own picnic to enjoy in the shaded seating or grassed areas.

Date: 20th Nov 2021
Time: 10am – 4pm
Location: Temora Aviation Museum
Cost: Adults $25
Senior: $20
Child (3-16): $15
Family (2 adults, 2 children) $65

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Sugar & Spice at Lake Centenary

Every Wednesday and Sunday in Temora you can escape the reality of the world and immerse yourself in delicious treats and beautiful surroundings.

Sugar & Spice is a cute caravan filled with delectable treats, meals, and hot and cold drinks. Indulge in the homemade goodies as you soak in the gorgeous atmosphere at Lake Centenary, Temora.

Walk or cycle right around the lake. Stop off at the picnic tables dotted around the lake to sit and enjoy both the scenery and the food. We promise you’ll be delighted you came.

Date: Every Wednesday and Sunday
Time: 10am – 2pm
Location: Lake Centenary, Temora

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Temora Art Prize Exhibition

The Temora Art Prize attracts a wide variety of artists who submit entries for judging and exhibition. From children to seasoned professionals, the exhibition allows the public to view a wide variety of genres and mediums of any subject.

The exhibition is free and some artworks are for sale.

Date: 5th Nov – 10th Dec 2021
Time: 9.30am – 5pm daily
Location: Bundawarrah Centre – 29 Junee Road, Temora NSW 2666
Cost: Free

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Temora Country Music Festival

The Temora Country Music Festival is an annual event that celebrates country music with live concerts and intimate gigs.

If you love Country Music, this is for you.

Date: 18th Nov – 21st Nov 2021
Time: Varied
Location: Temora Ex-Services Club
Cost: 3 day pass $55
Single tickets:
Friday $15
Saturday $28
Sunday $18

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Temora YOUth-Made Market

The youth of Temora have big ideas, and now they have a place to launch them.

Come along to the old Target building in Temora’s main street and browse the market stalls of the young people of the Temora Shire. Young people as young as 10 have participated in a five-week business program where they have taken a little idea and created a business out of it – to be launched at the YOUth-Made Market in November. You’ll be blown away by what these young people are capable of and will undoubtedly walk away with some goodies.

Date: 20th Nov 2021
Time: 10am – 2pm
Location: Old Target Building, Hoskins Street, Temora NSW 2666
Cost: Free

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Snake Gully Cup

The Gundagai Adelong Racing Club is excited to announce that they will be holding the Snake Gully Cup Carnival on 12 – 13 November 2021.

Taking its name from the famous “Dad and Dave” radio program, the popularity, prize money, and prestige of the Snake Gully Cup Carnival has grown dramatically in recent years, with thousands of racegoers converging each November on the picturesque Gundagai racecourse.

With two full race days, the popular fashions on the field, family fun, and top sponsors, the Snake Gully Cup Carnival makes a great time to come and visit and enjoy Gundagai.

Tickets are now available to purchase for Snake Gully Cup day and Hair of the Dog race day, unfortunately, no tickets will be sold at the gate. Ticket numbers will be restricted, and the carnival will be held in accordance with all NSW Health and Racing NSW protocols. This includes a requirement for all attendees to be fully vaccinated.

Date: November – Friday 12th & Saturday 13th 2021
Time: Friday: 11am – 5pm
Saturday: 11am – 3pm
Location: Gundagai Racecourse
Cost: $30

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Save the date for Summer events…

These events are coming soon:

WinterBites Festival reschedule to Summer 2021/2022, dates to be confirmed

WinterBites Festival reschedule to Summer 2021/2022, dates to be confirmed

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The Riverina recognises the Wiradjuri people, who are the traditional custodians of these lands. We pay respect to the Wiradjuri people both past and present, and recognise the culture, strength, resilience and capacity of the Wiradjuri people. We also acknowledge the contributions of Aboriginal Australians to this country we all live in and share together.