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Big RAM Beer and BBQ Festival

Big RAM Beer and BBQ Festival

Saturday, 3rd August 2019 - Sunday, 29th May 2022
Beer and Barbecue… sometimes it’s the simple things in life that bring the greatest of pleasure. That’s why Hope Estate is delighted to announce that the Hunter Valley Beer and Barbecue Festival is back in 2022 with the addition of a great partner in RAM Trucks. Over two big days, Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th May 2022, the festival will showcase all that’s great about Beer and Barbecue. With over 40 varieties of Beer to taste there’s something for everyone. We’ve got IPAs, Lagers, Porters, Ciders and a range of increasing popular Sours for those who like to live adventurously.…
Handmade in the Hunter Markets

Handmade in the Hunter Markets

Saturday, 6th March 2021 - Wednesday, 29th December 2021
Handmade in the Hunter Markets - where you will discover the variety and quality of goods grown, made and crafted by Hunter Valley artisans. As the longest running and most popular, meet-the-maker market in the vineyards, you will meet and talk with the grower, maker or artist behind each of the expertly crafted and truly unique Handmade in the Hunter creations. They take great pride in the fact that when you buy something from them you are taking a little bit of the Hunter home with you. Conveniently located near the three major concert venues (Hope Estate, Bimbadgen and Roche…
A Taste of Maitland walking tour

A Taste of Maitland walking tour

Saturday, 27th February 2021 - Saturday, 18th December 2021
A Taste of Maitland is Maitland’s first coffee, and culture walking tour, designed as a fully immersive experience for visitors and locals alike to discover the rich history of Maitland, meet passionate, creative businesses and sample unique coffee and sensory experiences. Walking up to 1.8 kilometres on the flat, accessible ground, the itinerary has been expertly curated and designed to offer a 'taste' of what makes Maitland a unique regional city to visit. A Taste of Maitland is a public 3.5-hour walking tour for a minimum of four and a maximum of 12 participants held on a Saturday morning on…
A Moving Feast progressive dinner

A Moving Feast progressive dinner

Saturday, 13th February 2021 - Saturday, 18th December 2021
A Moving Feast is a hosted 3.5-hour walking tour showcasing Maitland's developing food and small bespoke bar scene. All four venues offer something unique to the palate, from the finest Hunter Valley wine, craft beer or bespoke cocktails to delicious cultural and iconic food. During the course of the evening, you will enjoy a beverage at each venue, a delicious cheese platter at Coquun to enjoy with your fellow diners, a fabulous bespoke cocktail at RAMA, entrée with your chosen beverage at The Pourhouse and a delicious feast at Beud Korean and Japanese restaurant......hungry yet? While you walk, there will…
Live at The Levee

Live at The Levee

Friday, 18th December 2020 - Saturday, 18th December 2021
On the third Friday evening of the month, The Levee comes to life with live music. Grab a bite to eat at the many options within the precinct, relax with friends, unwind and let the music ease you into a weekend state of mind. It is located at the Riverlink at The Levee in Central Maitland, with a new fabulous performer each month from 7.00 pm until 9.30 pm. July will see Cormac Grant Band and Turpentine Babychino share an amazing lineup of musicians including Georgie Winchester to the Live at The Levee stage. Be sure to keep up to…
The Bath House Garden Open Day

The Bath House Garden Open Day

Sunday, 17th January 2021 - Sunday, 21st November 2021
The Bath House Garden is a private country garden just minutes from the centre of Maitland. The peaceful, rustic charm of this seasonal garden, flows around a country home and small lake, with both ornamental and productive spaces. One Sunday a month the gardens are open to the public. There is no need for a booking just come when it suits and enjoy their beautiful, seasonal garden. Sweet B's Creations will be on-site, so you can have a coffee and a homemade treat while you wander. Why not pull up a spot under a tree and take some time out.
MRAG Activity: Free Art Sunday

MRAG Activity: Free Art Sunday

Sunday, 7th February 2021 - Sunday, 19th December 2021
We know one of the things you love about Free Art Sunday is that you can simply drop in, however for the next little while we are asking participants to register attendance to support a Covid safe environment. Please ensure you have selected the required number of tickets for each person who will be attending the workshop. Free Art Sunday activities are designed for kids of all ages, and as a family you can all join in and get creative. Each activity takes around half an hour to complete. Art Sunday is staffed by qualified art teachers. The workshop is…
Tocal Sunday Openings

Tocal Sunday Openings

Sunday, 7th March 2021 - Sunday, 28th November 2021
Tocal Homestead is open on Sundays to the public. Bring a picnic to have on the lawns, enjoy the gardens, and follow the maps as you explore the site with your own audio guides. Devonshire teas and refreshments, along with publications and items made by the Friends of Tocal are on offer at the Visitor Centre.
Lakefest

Lakefest

Saturday, 13th February 2021 - Sunday, 27th February 2022
Lakefest is a celebration of Lake Macquarie's aquatic lifestyle and rich maritime history. The Heaven Can Wait regatta involves sailing yachts, dinghies and skiffs racing around Lake Macquarie for up to 24 hours and raises money for Cancer Council NSW. Lakefest will include sailing events and water-based sporting and social activities including a Twilight Race, Paddlefest, and Junior Pirate Fun Race.
Stand-Up-Paddleboarding Class

Stand-Up-Paddleboarding Class

Saturday, 17th February 2018 - Friday, 6th January 2023
Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) is a fast-growing water sport which promotes a healthy and active lifestyle. The sport is straightforward to get into and allows participants to progress at their own level. Kite and Sup have structured lessons that: Cater for all levels, Are in pristine locations, use quality equipment, allow you to enjoy yourself! Instructors are fully qualified, experienced and excited to take you through the process of getting up stand up paddleboarding, correcting stroke technique, doing basic turns and then into some more advanced drills. All the equipment you need to get on the water is supplied! All…
Windsurfing/Sailboarding Lessons

Windsurfing/Sailboarding Lessons

Saturday, 17th February 2018 - Friday, 6th January 2023
Despite the name, Kite and SUP, the owners come from a windsurfing background which triggered their love for being out on the water. Windsurfing is a great sport and with the pristine waters of Lake Macquarie in your backyard - why wouldn’t you want to give it a go? Instructors are fully qualified, experienced and excited to take you through the process of learning to windsurf in the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie region. All windsurfing lessons are private bookings and as they have a number of instructors they aim to get you out on a day and time that suits…
Kiteboarding Lesson

Kiteboarding Lesson

Thursday, 7th January 2021 - Friday, 6th January 2023
New structure and format for the Summer Season to ensure you, the customer, gets a better quality of lesson and they get through the lesson faster and get you out on the water quicker, safer, and easier. They have taught students from six years old to 65 years old. Various locations for different abilities and depending where you're coming from. All the equipment you need to get on the water is supplied! All you need to bring is whatever you want to wear on the day. It is a good idea also to bring a towel, sunscreen and a hat.…
Max Dupain: Art and War Exhibition

Max Dupain: Art and War Exhibition

Saturday, 20th March 2021 - Sunday, 28th November 2021
Discover the wartime work of artist and photographer Max Dupain in this new Rathmines Heritage Centre exhibition. Max Dupain recorded Australian wartime experiences with his photographs. He captured the day to day life at military bases including RAAF Rathmines and Goodenough Island, Papua New Guinea. Alongside other well known Australian artists and scientists, he experimented with camouflage and concealment for the RAAF.
Clarence Town Markets

Clarence Town Markets

Saturday, 28th November 2020 - Saturday, 27th November 2021
The markets are located on the grounds of the Clarence Town Bowling Sport and Recreation Club in a charming little country town on the Williams River, and they love seeing people come to visit. There is an average of 30 stalls per month, with a huge variety of stallholders. Open from 8 am to 12 noon with vintage, candles, second-hand goods, bric a brac, goat soap, cakes, plants and books and much more. Stallholders are welcomed.
Crash Test Drama Hunter

Crash Test Drama Hunter

Friday, 5th February 2021 - Friday, 3rd December 2021
Crash Test Drama Hunter is a chance to stretch your creative wings and to collaborate with other theatre artists in an encouraging atmosphere. Basically, Original plays are rehearsed and then acted to an audience who vote on the best individual artists and groups in the categories of best script, actor, director, groups. Runner ups are also awarded. Proceeds from the door takings go as prizes to the winners. Crash Test Drama Hunter creates a supportive and relaxed space where actors work with writers and directors to produce live theatre performances. "Crash Test" is a chance to stretch your creative wings…
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