The mercury may have dropped in Mudgee but that’s no reason to stay huddled up indoors. There are plenty of fun events taking place throughout the region over the coming months that will have you pulling out your best scarves and beanies and forgetting about the cooler temperatures.
Mudgee Small Farm Field Days
Friday 13 and Saturday 14 July
This premier field day event for Central West NSW brings with it an extensive range of demonstrations, talks, lectures, stalls, exhibitions and more to the AREC in Mudgee.
Since the event’s inception in 1977, the Mudgee Small Farm Field Days has been connecting people living on the land with a broad range of suppliers of the widest possible range of goods and services.
While primarily education-focused, the two-day event has plenty of fun things to see and take part in, making it a great day out for the whole family to enjoy.
Find out more at mudgeefielddays.com.au.
Harp of Erin Irish Music Festival
Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 July
Take your refuge from the cold weather at the Prince of Wales Hotel where you will be able to enjoy a Guinness and a warming bowl of Irish stew by the fire. It will also be the place to go to enjoy some good old-fashioned Irish frivolity, with live Irish music each day from 12pm until midnight.
Find out more at www.princeofwalesgulgong.com.au.
Justice Crew Concert
Friday 27 July
The eight-time ARIA nominated hip-hop group Justice Crew will be live in concert at the Parklands Resort on July 27.
The Mid-Western Regional Youth Council have partnered with Justice Crew to bring this special event to town, which is part of the SO LONG tour of regional NSW.
Tickets can be purchased at the Mudgee Visitor Information Centre – 84
Market Street Mudgee – or online at www.visitmudgeeregion.com.au.
Find out more at www.parklandsresort.com.au/events.
Friday 10, Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 August
Share in your love of reading at this special event that brings a wide range of authors, stories and fun to Mudgee, paired with wine and all the best things our region has to offer.
Some of the festival highlights include Mudgee Young Readers’ Festival, MRF Book Clubs, Story Club, Long Lazy Lunch and more.
Find out more at www.mudgeereaders.com.
Mudgee Running Festival
Sunday 19 August
If you’re looking for a no-pressure event that is mainly about having some fun and taking in the beautiful surrounds of Mudgee then look no further than the Mudgee Running Festival.
This event is for all ages and abilities with 5km, 10km, half marathon and full marathon events to participate in.
There will be a fun, festival atmosphere on the day with a jumping castle for the kids, a massage service for competitors, food & drinks and good coffee too!
Registrations are open now, and those entering the marathon and half marathon events are encouraged to register before 29 July to receive a free singlet.
Registrations can be made at mudgeerunningfestival.com.au.