Free Sydney events this weekend – 10 & 11 August 2019
Sydney events this weekend, lots of art and food and wine festivals to enjoy
The Sydney Science Festival is finally here! There are also some great art and food and wine festivals to enjoy this weekend.
Or why not keep up the space theme and visit the Green Point Observatory for their open nights; sounds fascinating!
I think I might head out for some free fish and chips……how about you?
Sydney Science Festival
Running from 6 to 18 August 2019, The Sydney Science Festival is jam packed full of great events. There is something for everyone across every age group.
Where: various venues across Sydney, check program for full details
Cost: Free and paid events
More info: www.sydneyscience.com.au
Astronomy Open Night at Green Point Observatory
View moon craters, Jupiter, Saturn, star clusters and nebulae through the 41cm Selby telescope operating in the Observatory Dome, the 35cm Napier telescope under the roll-off roof, and a variety of telescopes on the field. Astronomy lectures. BBQ, hot and cold food and drinks, books, posters and gifts on sale.
When: Friday 9th and Saturday 10th
Where: Green Point Observatory, Oyster Bay NSW 2225
Cost: Adults $12, Children $5, Families $25 (cash only)
More info: www.sasi.net.au/public-events/august-public-open-nights
Friday 9 August
Epping Club Food and Wine Festival
The Epping Club’s fourth annual Food & Wine Fest is back on 9 August 2019 and guaranteed to be a mecca of indulgence once again! With live music, cocktail specials and a whole nights worth of entertainment – mark the calendar and buy your tickets now!
Where: The Epping Club, 45-47 Rawson Street, Epping NSW 2121
Cost: Tickets are $10 for Members and $20 for Non-Members and include 8 tasting tickets, a complimentary take-home wine glass and entry in the lucky prize draw!
More info: http://www.eppingclub.com/WhatsOn?Event=food-and-wine-festival
Ebenezer Art Fair
Opening Night of the 42nd Annual Ebenezer Art Show to see wonderful local art and craft and enjoy gourmet finger food and wine.
Where: Ebenezer Public School,
Cost: $25.00 per ticket for opening night, festival on Saturday 10 August is free entry
More info: http://ebenezerartshow.com.au/
Saturday 10 August
India Day Fair
Free event, celebrating India, Indian culture, Indian Australian community & Indian Independence Day.
Where: Parramatta Park, Parramatta NSW 2150
Cost: Free entry
More info: www.facebook.com/events/parramatta-park/india-day-fair
Ocean Foods 35th Birthday Party
In celebration of their 35th Birthday Ocean Foods will have FREE Fish & Chips between 12.00 – 2.00pm. Enjoy give Aways and music from some great DJs.
Where: 154 Lyons Road, Drummoyne, New South Wales, Australia 2047
Cost: Free fish and chips between 12.00 and 2.00pm
More info: www.facebook.com/OceanFoodsDrummoyne/
Sunday 11 August
Berowra Woodchop Festival
Come and enjoy the 25th Berowra Woodchop Festival. Enjoy lots of new stalls, fun fair rides, climbing wall, live entertainment, 9D cinema, food and world-class competitive wood-chopping.
Where: 1B Turner Rd, Berowra, New South Wales 2082
More info: www.berowraapex.org.au/2019/06/03/berowra-woodchop-festival-2019/
Balmoral Food and Wine Fair
Drawing thousands of food and wine lovers from across Sydney, the fair will span the entire foreshore of Balmoral Beach and will provide Sydneysiders the opportunity to meet the growers from a number of the Mudgee Region’s finest food and wine producers. A family friendly event, there will also be a petting zoo for kids + live music throughout the afternoon.
Where: Balmoral Beach, Balmoral NSW 2088
More info: www.visitmudgeeregion.com.au/whats-on/balmoral-wine-food-fair
City to Surf
Tickets are all sold out but why not head to the CBD or City to join in the festivities of the day.
Where: Various, check program for details
Cost: Free to spectate
More info: https://city2surf.com.au/
Galston Miniature Train Rides
Enjoy a ride on a miniature railway, with a line length of around 1 km. The train runs through a lovely bush setting.
Where: 29 Mid Dural Road, Galston NSW 2159
Cost: $10.00 per adults, kids are free, rides are $2.50
More info: http://www.hme.org.au/
Parklea Family Fun Day
Special appearances by Spiderman, Batman and Wonder Woman. Free Animal Farm from Kindifarm, free show bags and fairy floss for the first 200 children, free entry into ‘Cameron the caterpillar’ and live entertainment from Miguel Tiongson and TheOreos.
Where: Parklea Markets, 601 Sunnyholt Rd, Parklea NSW 2768
More info: https://parkleamarkets.com.au/2019/07/03/family-fun-day-at-parklea-markets/
Central Coast Music Festival
The Central Coast Country Music Festival is back for its 19th year! Celebrate great country entertainment on a magnificent backdrop of The Entrance waterways. The event will include an array of tasty food stalls, a busking competition, free entertainment, activities and a beautiful spot to relax and enjoy the music.
Where:The Waterfront Plaza and Memorial Park, The Entrance NSW 2261
More info: www.centralcoast.nsw.gov.au/whats-on/council/country-music-festival-2019
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