What’s on | June

THIS WEEKEND

Goulburn & District Racing Club

Friday June 15 race meet, gates open 11am. Admission: free. Queries: 4822 2222

Goulburn District Guides Trivia Night

On Friday June 15 at the Goulburn Workers Club, 5.30pm-9.30pm, crack out your best op shop attire and dust off your trivia knowledge to help get the Goulburn District Guides to Jamboree in September. Lots of games and prizes including a raffle drawn on the night. Entry: adults $15 and children $5 (12 and under). There will be a kids table set with activities. Book via eventbrite.com.au, or on the door on the night. Food and beverages available from the club, 1 McKell Place. Queries: 0408 272 776

Tarago Truffle Hunts

Saturdays until late August, experience a 'hands on' truffle hunt during winter with the harvesters and truffle dogs, from 10.30am to 1.30pm. Cost: $80 adult, $20 children aged 6 to 16 years, 5 years and under are free. Bookings restricted to 24 per hunt. Blessing of the Dogs on June 17. Tarago Truffles is at 173 Willandra Lane. Queries: 4849 4605

Goulburn Poultry Fanciers Annual Show

Saturday June 16, with more than $5500 in cash prizes and trophies, ribbons and feed. Judging from 9am, Poultry Pavillion, Goulburn Showground, Braidwood Road. Queries: 0407 402 053

Do It Yourself

Head indoors to Bunnings Warehouse Goulburn for ideas and projects to get inspired to DIY. June 16-17, indoor DIY; June 23-24, basic skills; June 30-July 1, flooring. And for the kids: June 16-17, mosaics; June 23-24, DIY project weekend; June 30-July 1, fun with paint. Adult workshops are held at 11am, 12.30pm and 2pm; times for kids workshops vary. Find it on Ducks Lane, off Hume Street. Queries: 4823 2400

Laggan Village Markets

On Saturday, June 16 from 10am, at Laggan Memorial Hall until 2pm. Food, produce, trinkets, crafts, stalls and entertainment. Free entry. Phone: 4837 3244

Windellama Country Markets

On Sunday, June 17, find homemade jams and preserves, pre-loved toys and tools, locally produced honey, bric-a-brac, plants, toys, skin care products and everything for the sewing enthusiast. At Windellama Hall and grounds, corner of Windellama and Oallen Ford roads, 9am to 1pm. Queries: 4844 5214

Devonshire Tea At Riversdale

A scrumptious Sunday, June 17, 10am to 2.30pm. $5 one scone and tea/coffee or $7 two scones and tea/coffee. House and garden open 10am to 3pm, entry $8 adult, $5 concession, children under 10 and National Trust Members free. Queries: 4821 4741

Wine Tastings and Tours

Experience the vintage with cellar door tastings and talks at Yarralaw Springs Wines, 133 Muffets Road, Quialigo, Sunday, June 10, 11am – 4pm. Admission: free. Phone: 4844 7188

COMING UP

MerinoLink Annual Conference and Field Day

On Wednesday June 20, growers from across the nation will gather for the MerinoLink conference at Mercure Goulburn from 8am to 4.30pm, followed by a MerinoLink field day on June 21 at Cavan Station, Yass, showcasing on-farm data collection for better productivity and progeny. Queries: 0428 212 801

Sara Storer & The Sunny Cowgirls

Catch the ‘Love and Land Tour’ on Friday, June 22 from 7.30pm at Goulburn Workers Club, enter via McKell Place. Tickets: $39 for adults, $19 for children. Queries: 4821 3355

Magical Wishes Disney Dinner Ball

On Saturday, June 23, a three-course dinner and dance along with an auction to raise money for Make-A-Wish Australia. Cost: $65 per person (tables of 10) includes pre-dinner drink. From 6.30pm for a 7pm sit down. Evening will include auction, lucky balloons, raffle and live entertainment  Bookings: Goulburn Workers Club reception, phone 0402 744 102.

Markets on Bourke

On Saturday, June 23, find craft items, garden equipment, clothes, books, produce, tools, bric-a-brac, furniture, toys and plants at the George Simes Memorial Scout Centre, corner of Bourke and Addison streets, from 9am to 1pm. Queries: 0429 602 597

EXHIBITIONS

Wonders of Wool

Until June 24 at Gallery on Track on Blackshaw Road, browse the exhibition and see a selection of scarves, beanies, felted hats, brooches, wool skeins and handmade items created by the Gallery's members for sale. Keep an eye out for ‘yarn-bombing’ installations around Goulburn in June; and Saturday, June 9 is World Wide Knit (or Crochet) in Public Day. Queries: 4822 7889

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. Recognising the Centenary of WWI, the focus is on Armistice. Open 2pm to 4pm, every Sunday. Admission by gold coin donation. Phone: 4821 2587

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

The Marulan Art Exhibition

Open Saturday and Sunday at the Memorial Hall on George Street, 10am to 4pm every weekend. Admission: free; and be sure to check out the shops and sights of the town as well as featured works by local artists.

LISTINGS

  • Online at goulburnaustralia.com.au
  • Shopfront at 201 Sloane Street, Goulburn
  • Queries 4823 4492