What’s on | May


Track Day Club

On Saturday May 19, 8am-4pm, build confidence, improve driving skills, discover your car’s potential, meet new people and, most of all, have fun on the motorsport circuit. From novice to enthusiast to professional, everyone is welcome. Cost: $265 per car. Also coming up in Marulan on September 10, 8am-4pm; cost: $199 per car. For more information visit trackdayclub.com.au or email yvette@trackdayclub.com.au

Laggan Village Markets

On Saturday May 19 from 10am to 2pm, Laggan Village Markets showcase local goods and produce with food, drink and entertainment and lots of stalls to browse. Queries: 4837 3244

Goulburn Fight Night 2

Thanks to overwhelming support for the return of amateur boxing in Goulburn, Boxing Australia NSW will hold their second Fight Night for 2018 on Saturday May 19. This pathway event gives young amateur boxers in regional NSW the opportunity to compete locally. Enjoy the family friendly event at Veolia Arena on Braidwood Road with food, drinks, music and entertainment available for patrons. Ring side seats are available. Tickets at the door: adult $35, senior/concession $20, child (6-12 years) $20, under 5s free. Queries: Larry, 0423 932 232

Car Boot Sale

The Riversdale Quarterly Car Boot Sale takes place on the third Sunday of every quarter at Riversdale Homestead. The Car Boot Sale features a range of items for sale from a number of stall holders. Devonshire Tea and a barbecue will also be on offer throughout the day, on Sunday May 20, 9am to 2pm, at 2 Twynam Drive. Admission: $10 per car boot/trailer, lookers free. Devonshire Tea is available 10am to 2.30pm, $5 for one scone and tea or coffee, or $7 for two scones and tea or coffee. House open 10am-3pm Entrance fee for house and garden: $8 adult, $5 concession, children under 10 free, National Trust Members free. Queries: 4821 4741

Poultry Auction

On Sunday May 20, the Goulburn Poultry Fanciers' Society poultry auctions expect to average 80-plus vendors and 100-plus buyers with more than 1000 fowl in more than 500 pens, from softfeather to hardfeather, standard, bantam, waterfowl, pure bred, rare, cross breeds, guinea fowl, peafowl, turkeys, pheasants and other bird breeds such as quail, parrots and finches, plus sale of equipment such as incubators, feeders and carry boxes. Auction at 9am sharp. Buyers must register prior to bidding. Find it at the Poultry Pavilion, Goulburn Showground (Gate 6), Braidwood Road. BYO boxes or cages. Queries: 4844 5131

RSPCA Million Paws Walk: Sunday May 20 9am to 2pm, starting at the Guide Hall, Victoria Park. Registration opens 9am; walk from 9.30am; followed by music, a sausage sizzle and competitions for dogs. All funds raised for local desexing. Photo: Jade

RSPCA Million Paws Walk: Sunday May 20 9am to 2pm, starting at the Guide Hall, Victoria Park. Registration opens 9am; walk from 9.30am; followed by music, a sausage sizzle and competitions for dogs. All funds raised for local desexing. Photo: Jade

Windellama Country Markets

Windellama is a thriving rural community, home to a small museum housed in a replica building of the 1880 school that is open to the public on market days. There are regularly about 18 stalls selling but not limited to homemade jams and preserves, pre-loved toys and tools, locally produced honey, bric-a-brac, variety of plants, gourmet foods, wooden goods and toys, skin care products and everything for the sewing enthusiast. Home cooked hot food and refreshments are available, together with fabulous cupcakes and sweet slices. Plenty of parking available and disabled access. Held the third Sunday monthly (May 20) at Windellama Hall and Grounds, corner of Windellama and Oallen Ford roads, from 9am to 1pm. Queries: 4844 5214

Our Stories in Stone

On Sunday, May 20, hear the context for a remarkable building set in the earliest proposed town south of Sydney, presented in partnership with the Bungonia and District Historical Society, from 9.45am for entry and registration, including morning tea, talks, artefact display, historical photos, pictures, and maps. Cost: $15 per person (cash only); children free. Bookings essential: Anne, via annekwbungonia@gmail.com Queries: 4844 4228

Country & Popular Social

On Sunday, May 20, from 11.30am to 3.30pm, with entry by gold coin donation, the Goulburn Country Music Association hosts their monthly Country & Popular Music Social, featuring some well known local artists and promising young local talent, at the Goulburn Railway Bowling Club on Sloane Street. Lucky door prize and raffle. Club bistro offers lunches two for price of one. All proceeds go to GCMA. Queries: 0427 484 448 


Gullen Range Wind Farm and Gullen Solar Farm

On Tuesday May 22, Gullen Range Wind Farm and Gullen Solar Farm commence farm tours along the SERREE (South East Region of Renewable Energy Excellence) trail, including a walking tour, light refreshments, static display, and quiz for children, plus a colouring-in competition for preschoolers, infants (K-2) and primary (3-6). Time: 11.30am to 2pm. Admission: free. Future tour dates: July 17, October 2, November 13. Queries: 1800 509 711 or email info@gullenrangewindfarm.com

Markets on Bourke

On Saturday May 26, a variety of items including craft, garden equipment, clothes, books, produce, tools, bric-a-brac, furniture, toys and plants. Held the fourth Saturday monthly (third Saturday in December) at the George Simes Memorial Scout Centre, corner of Bourke and Addison streets, 9am to 1pm. Queries: Gitta, 0429 602 597


Unearthing Riversdale - Finding History

Until Sunday, May 27 at Riversdale, built near the land chosen by Governor Macquarie in 1820 as the township of Goulburn Plains, an historic National Trust property. The Unearthing Riversdale exhibition features items from the diverse past of the 1830s property; a unique opportunity to see artefacts from the pioneering days of Goulburn. Open: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, 10am to 2pm, Twynam Drive. Admission: adult $8, concession $5, National Trust members and children under 12, free. Queries: 4821 4741

Armistice: The End of the War to End All Wars

The Remembrance Museum, part of the grounds of Mulwaree High School on McDermott Drive, contains militaria from the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts right back to the New Zealand Maori War, fought in the mid-19th century. Continuing with the recognition of the Centenary of WWI, this year the focus is on Armistice. Open 2pm to 4pm, every Sunday (May 20). Admission by gold coin donation. Phone: 4821 2587

Blue and Green Should Never Be Seen...

Gallery on Track's 'Artist of the Month' for May is Jennifer Salter, whose exhibition will include framed textile works and tactile hangings utilising mostly handworked natural fibres and textures fused together with hand stitching and mixed media, at Blackshaw Road until May 27. Queries: 4822 7889

Arlo Mountford

Mountford's practice brings large scale interactive installations paired with sound, video and animation to the Goulburn Regional Art Gallery on Bourke Street. This survey exhibition brings together several video works stitching together a lesson in time, place and art history. Queries: 4823 4494