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Whats happening in and around Tenterfield

By Prue Birch

Whats happening in and around Tenterfield. If you are visiting Tenterfield check out the Tenterfield Tourism website to find out what’s on.

http://www.tenterfieldtourism.com.au/events.php

Feature Events

Tenterfield Show

7th February 2020 – 8th February 2020
Free admission (Gold coin donation for Salvation Army and drought relief)

Featuring:

  • The Farmer Challenge
  • State of Origin Post Ripping Competition
  • Inaugural Interstate Farriers Competition

Free Entertainment including:

  • Make It Tenterfield Children’s Arts and Craft program
  • Fashion Parade (featuring Decorated Gumboots)
  • Demoltion Derby
  • NRA and local rodeo
  • Brodie Carmichael and the Aussie FMX freestyle Motocross team (Friday only)
  • Laser Light Show
  • Produce and Agriculture Displays

For more information check out their facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Tenterfield-Show-Society-132165023503695/

Drake Farmers Market

Held on the last Saturday of every month
Woodward Park, Drake

A great variety of stalls that changes regularly, including Arts & Crafts, Woodwork, Bonsai, Leatherwork, Tarot Reading, Eco-friendly products, Natural beauty products, Hair styling, Gemstones, Buskers, Handmade soap, Silk scarves, Medicinal herbs, Healing oils, Herbs & Potted plants, Fruit & Veges, Clothes, Jewelery, Handicrafts, Face painting, 2nd Hand section, Goats and goat products, Alpaca products, cakes and hot food. 8am at Woodward Park, Drake, if good weather, or under cover at the Drake Village Resource Centre, (next door) if wet. Stall holders welcome, to book a stall please call 02 6737 6664. Fee $10. Drake market is held on the last Saturday each month.

Eat Street Tenterfield

14th February 2020 5.30pm to 9pm

Enjoy a family friendly evening under the festival lighting, listening to the cool tunes from our talented local musicians while enjoying fresh gourmet treats. The kids are catered for with a hall full of entertainment while  you can chillax on the big outdoor bean bags, table and chairs or bring your own rug. Full bar service

For more information check out their facebook page https://www.facebook.com/events/554818258407204/

Back to the 60s Rock and Roll Weekend

19th March 2020 – 22nd March 2020

Tenterfield Community FM Radio is hosting a “Back to the Sixties” festival.

Featuring:

  • Music Trivia Night
  • Movie “Woodstock” Tenterfield Cinema
  • Markets
  • Old Fashioned Car Circuit
  • Rock and Roll Dance Party Tenterfield Showgrounds Pavilion
  • Breakfast in the Park

Enquiries: Email – sixties@tenfm.org.au

Railway Markets

Tenterfield Railway Markets.
1st Saturday of the Month .

8.00 am to 12.00 noon at the Tenterfield Railway Museum. The Art & Crafts Market is held in the station forecourt.  Stalls include;

  • The museum run a bbq and souvenir stall
  • Tools
  • Clothing new and old
  • Jewellery
  • Cakes and biscuits
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Fruit and Veges
  • Native and non native plants

Wallangarra Railway Markets

1st Sunday of the Month

The best little Country Market between QLD & NSW. The pick of local art, craft and produce – hot food, coffee and entertainment. 8.00 am to 12.00 pm at the Wallangarra Railway Station

Glenrock Open Gardens

8th March, 5th April, 26th April, 3rd May  2020

This venue is the perfect setting for any event, be it a garden wedding, a workshop or even a garden tour. The gardens are exquisite, a photographer’s paradise, and include many differing garden rooms and water views within the 10 acre garden. There is ample parking space and buses can all be accommodated as well.

The self-guided tour costs $10 per person and kids under 16 are free. Devonshire teas/coffees are also available throughout the day at $5 each. Bring a hat and some closed in shoes and be prepared to have a wonderful time !! 20% of the proceeds will go back into the local community. See you soon !!

Please check the Glenrock gardens website for current open garden dates, as dates are subject to change. https://www.glenrockgardens.com.au/

Oracles of the Bush 2020

2nd to 5th April 2020

Tenterfield’s Oracles of the Bush is a four day cultural event encompassing live performance of Australian Bush poetry, music and art. The timing of the event is set to coincide with Tenterfield’s brilliant autumn – April is resplendent in a cloak of red, orange, gold and yellow providing the perfect backdrop for a truly unique Australian event.

http://www.oraclesofthebush.com/

Peter Allen Festival 2020

10th to 13th September 2020

Thursday 10th September to Sunday 13th September 2020s

A celebration of Peter Allen, his music and achievements, all in the iconic town of Tenterfield.  https://www.facebook.com/peterallenfestival/

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