It’s almost time for another long weekend in Mudgee, meaning it’s time to get outside and enjoy everything that Mudgee has to offer, including the last few days of the Mudgee Wine and Food Festival.
What can we expect this weekend?
Gulgong Chinese Festival – October 1 -2
Gulgong will be celebrating its rich gold rush heritage at the second annual Gulgong Chinese Festival. There will be all sorts of fun activities and gold rush experiences to enjoy, along with market stalls and a Family Fun Community Fair with camel races and circus demonstrations. More information: gulgong.com.au
Long weekend lunches
Many local wineries, restaurants and cafes will be hosting special long weekend events that are also a part of this year’s Mudgee Wine and Food Festival. On Saturday October 1 you might like to head to SLOWFOX Wines for their long table lunch, and then on Sunday October 2 you can enjoy a long, lazy Parisian inspired lunch at Alby & Esthers. To find out what other restaurants will be holding special festival events over the weekend, visit www.mudgeewine.com.au.
Mudgee Makers Market
The Mudgee Makers Market will be on again for the October long weekend. Make sure you head on down to St Marys Churchyard on Saturday for a combination of some of the best producers of food, wine and art in the region. You can find unique gifts for all ages and budgets and get to know some of our local producers while supporting local industry. More information: mudgeefinefoods.com.au
Hill End Tours
If you head to Hill End any day over the long weekend you’ll get to experience gold rush and prospector tours as well as tours of the Bald Hill Mine. There will also be a special “pop-up” event where visitors can experience Karin M Ramsden’s passion for wool and knitting. Head to Northeys of Hill End Store or visit www.explorehillend.com.au to find out more.
Professionals Mudgee Real Estate hopes that everyone has a wonderful long weekend in our beautiful part of the world and if you have any more events to share, feel free to post them on our I Love Mudgee Facebook page.