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March 1, 2023
Autumn is arguably one of the most beautiful times to visit Glen Innes Highlands and the greater New England region. The air becomes a little crisper and the tree-lined roads and towns put on a show with their spectacularly vibrant colours. Mid-April is usually prime time viewing for those of you wanting to time your visit to catch the colours at their absolute best. Accommodation at this time of year books fast, so start planning now. It's also our peak tourism season and our local events calendar is jam-packed with exciting shows, workshops, concerts, markets, exhibitions and more! Read on for ideas to inspire your next visit. And check out our website for more things to see and do in Glen Innes Highlands.
Fall in love with the autumn colours in and around Glen Innes. Avg min. 10°C and max. 20°C, with around 40mm of rain a month.
Every Sat in Mar 7.00am to 12.30pm Lions Park, Cnr East Ave & Ferguson St, Glen Innes Check out this great little community market, with stallholders selling fresh produce, plants, craft, gifts, food, coffee & so much more. More info.
Sat 4 Mar 9.00am to 1.00pm Highlands Hub, 167 Grey St, Glen Innes Write Regardless - Resuscitate Your Manuscript: Apply tried-and-true storytelling principles to unlock your own fiction and non-fiction projects under the guidance of author and journalist, Michael Burge. This is a free event. Register now.
Mon 6 Mar to Fri 24 Mar 10.00am to 4.00pm Mon to Fri; 10.00am to 1.00pm Sat Glen Innes Art Gallery, 71 Grey St, Glen Innes The Glen Innes Art Gallery proudly represents local artists, hosting exhibitions that reflect our wonderful region and helping artists connect with their audience. More info.
Fri 10, Sat 11 & Sun 12 Mar Fri: 9am - 5pm; Sat: 9am - 5pm; Sun 9am - 3pm Glen Innes Showground, Torrington St, Glen Innes Minerama is the largest show of its kind in New South Wales and a must-attend event for families, gem nuts and rock hounds! More info.
Fri 10 & Sat 11 Feb 10.00am to 4.00pm The Makers Shed, 123 Grey St, Glen Innes Get across the entire silversmithing process with Richard Moon (resident Silversmith at The Makers Shed) as your guide, from designing your piece through to cutting, soldering, heating, cold-connecting, fold-forming, bezel-setting and polishing. Book now.
Sat 11 Mar From 9.00am to lunch 357 Grey St, Glen Innes (behind Coles) Come along to this great community market and meet local stallholders who grow, make, create, and bake. Grab a coffee and enjoy a BBQ to support the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service. More info.
Sat 11 Mar (Red Range) Sun 12 Mar (Wellingrove) 4.00pm to 6.00pm Red Range & Wellingrove Community Halls Join Golder Guitar-winning Australiana singer-songwriter, Matt Scullion, for a FREE 2-hour show & sausage sizzle, proudly funded by the NSW Government and supported by Glen Innes Severn Council.
Sun 19 Mar 10.00am to 4.00pm Highlands Hub, 167 Grey St, Glen Innes Discover foundational songwriting tools that will get you on a path to becoming a songwriter in this workshop facilitated by Francesca de Valence, founder of I Heart Songwriting Club. This is a free event. Register now.
Fri 31 Mar to Tues 4 Apr Deepwater School of Arts, 72 New England Hwy The Deepwater Art Show is an exhibition of regional and interstate artists and a celebration of art, music, food and rural life in the creative community of Deepwater. More info & tickets.
Local Handmade Fossicking Tool. Solid steel pick for heavier work. Multi-coloured to avoid losing
$30 Shop now!
Consisting a set of 2 sieves - Coarse and fine. A must-have for your fossicking adventures.
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