WHAT'S ON IN THE HAWKESBURY AND THE HILLS

HAWKESBURY & HILLS  BULLETIN BOARD

WISEMANS FERRY.VILLAGE. Wisemans Inn & Hotel are a great stop when you travel out to Wisemans. A trip up to the first level is an eye opener -- the Cobham Hall Museum gives kids and 'older' kids an opportunity to see exposed sandstone walls of the original building along with furniture, dishes and cutlery from the 1800s. Amazing show of ingenuity of our ancestors -- free and convict alike, Open Saturday & Sunday 1pm - 3pm. Downstair in the Bistro fantastic steaks are served up! 02 4566 4301

HAWKESBURY REGIONAL MUSEUM (Windsor), Historian and former Ghost Spotter, John Miller hosts a new DVD: "Hawkesbury History: from Aboriginal History to the European Settlement".Available for purchase at the Museum Desk. 

HAWKESBURY REGIONAL GALLERY -- ARCHIBALD PRIZE Exhibition open. The success of this exhibition brings out the crowds -- Hours 10am - 4pm seven days(for the duration of the exhibition) Guided tours by specially-trained volunteers: Wednesday – Friday 1pm, Saturday and Sunday 11am and 2pm. Entry is FREE, and if  you vote for your favourite work, you will also be in the running for a $500 cash prize courtesy of the ANZ bank.  

HAWKESBURY REGIONAL MUSEUM: IT'S ALL ABOUT FLOODS 24 JUNE 1pm.Rebecca Turnbull will lead this special tour of the award winning exhibition, 'Flood!' (Free, but bookings essential)

HAWKESBURY REGIONAL MUSEUM: IT'S ALL ABOUT FLOODS 24 JUNE 2pm David King talks about flood rescue and the first Water Brigade formed in Windsor in 1872. 

ROUSE HILL HOUSE & FARM " Earn Your Tucker" The sun is up. . . time to get on those chores. Wear enclosed shoes while you grind the feed fot the chickens, make butter and learn about 'buttermilk'! Bookings 8239 2211 (fee) 

HAWKESBURY VISITOR CENTRE, CLARENDON  (02 4560 4620) Staff are a wealth of knowledge. Drop by for all Hawkesbury information. Books, maps, brochures and guides. 9-5pm Monday - Friday; Saturday & Sunday 9 - 4pm

ON-GOING ACTIVITIES

HAWKESBURY REGIONAL GALLERY: ART AND DEMENTIA TOURS ON THIRD THUESDAY OF EACH MONTH AT 11AM. Bookings are essential. These workshops are designed for those living with Dementia and for their carers. Facilitated by gallery staff (specially trained by Alzheimer's Australia) the experience offers an enriching program. Bookings 02 4560 4418.