Annual Events

Contact the Lithgow Visitor Information Centre 1300 76 02 76 for more information on recreation and leisure activities in the Lithgow Local Government Area or visit the Web www.tourism.lithgow.com/events

January

  • Australia Day Celebrations Contact Lithgow City Council 6354 9999
  • Cullen Bullen Speedway Racing Sue 0419 266 204
  • Ladies National Karting Event
  • Portland Australia Day Celebrations John Kearns 6355 5291 Web: portlandnsw.com
  • Wallerawang Sailing Club Autumn Series Rohan McAdam 0427 307 887

February

  • Cullen Bullen Speedway Racing Sue 0419 266 204
  • Rydal Agricultural Show 6355 6223
  • Uniting Church Garden Fair last Saturday of the month 6351 3134
  • Wallerawang Sailing Club Autumn Series Rohan McAdam 0427 307 887

March

  • Aussie Leather Crafters – Gathering 4 Ron Evans Email: aussieleathercrafters@gmail.com
  • Capertee Valley Bus Day Trip, Dott 0414 395 614
  • Gang Gang Gallery – Collectic   0408 514 440, Email: info@gggallery.com.au
  • Cullen Bullen Speedway Racing Sue 0419 266 204
  • Harmony Day
  • International Women’s Day
  • Jetblack 24 Hour  0403 090 952 or Email: cycle@rockytrailentertainment.com
  • Lithgow Agricultural Show 6353 1775 www.lithgowshow.org.au
  • Portland Art Exhibition Rod Evans 6355 4258
  • Sedan 20/20, Cullen Bulltn Speedway Email: admin@cullenbullenraceway.com
  • Sweetbriar House Craft Cooperative Exhibition Audrey Staines 6352 3541
  • Walk n Talk for Life – Lithgow  leannewalding@bigpond.com or Facebook: Walk ‘n’ Talk For Life Lithgow
  • Wallerawang Sailing Club Autumn Series Rohan McAdam 0427 307 887
  • Wollemi National Park Day walks from Newnes –Part 1 – Book Launch – Lithgow Library  6352 9100

March / April – Easter Celebrations – Portland

o The WAY of the CROSS Good Friday each year in Portland
Come and walk as we carry a cross and remember the journey Jesus took from the Last Supper to His Death and Resurrection. Fourteen stops with reflections & music
Beginning at the SKATE PARK, Lime St, Portland (next to the oval) at 11am
And proceeding to the top of Williwa St (opposite the Catholic Church)
Enquiries to Denis Kelly 63555703 or Miriam Palmer 63554104

o Easter Family Festival Sackville Park, Portland
Held each year on Easter Saturday from 11am to 2pm
Everything is Free Everyone is welcome
Face Painting, Live Music, Jumping Castle, Games, Wind Tunnel, Craft Tent, Balloons, Kids Carpentry, Prayer Activities, Water bomb Volleyball, Sausage Sizzle, Fire Brigade, Tea and Coffee, Book Stall

April

      • 2nd Lithgow Swap Meet – Linda 0418 688 006 or Geoff  0417 200 150 Email:lindaehine@gmail.com
      • Anzac Day Lithgow Dawn Service 6am at Queen Elizabeth Park; Main Parade and Service 10.30am, arrives Queen Elizabeth Park, approx. 11.00am
      • Anzac Day Portland Dawn Service 5am, March 11am
      • Anzac Day Dawn Services also at Cullen Bullen, Tarana, Sunny Corner, Wallerawang, Lowther/Hampton and Rydal
      • Back to Bach Web: www.phoenixchoir.org.au
      • Cullen Bullen Speedway Racing Sue 0419 266 204
      • Destination Pagoda – Lithgow Launch Lithgow Environment Inc
      • Gang Gang Gallery 0408 514 440 or info@gggallery.com.au
      • Hartley Coffee & Cars  0427 130 900 or Web: www.facebook.com/Hartley-Coffee-and-Cars183237749211183/
      • Historic Tour of Portland & Lithgow   Liz 0420 288 978 or Rhona 4757 2424 or Email:bmnt1814@gmail.com
      • Ironfest 6353 1638 contact: Macgregor Ross ironfest@lisp.com.au
        Web: www.ironfest.net.au
      • Lithgow Ghost Tour Eskbank House Pete or Glen 4751 2622 or 0418 416 403
      • Tarana Hotel – Easter  6337 5841
      • Treeview Estates Autumn Fair & Garage Sale
      • Walk n Talk for Life – Portland  leannewalding@bigpond.com or Facebook: Walk ‘n’ Talk For Life Lithgow
      • Wallerawang Sailing Club Autumn Series  Rohan McAdam 0427 307 887
      • Youth Week

May

      • Bender/Rushworth Walk for Cancer
      • Catholic Ball  6351 3092 St Patrick’s Presbytery
      • Cullen Bullen Speedway Racing Contact Sue 0419 266 204
      • Families Week
      • Gang Gang Gallery 0408 514 440 or info@gggallery.com.au
      • Hartley Coffee & Cars  0427 130 900 or Web: www.facebook.com/Hartley-Coffee-and-Cars183237749211183/
      • LithGlow – Lithgow Visitors centre 1300 760 276
      • Moyne Farm Little Hartley Open Day Celia 6259 3109  or cerave1@optusnet.com.au
      • Musical Society Production 6352 3546 Rae Burton
      • National Volunteers Week
      • Neighbourhood Centre Week
      • Vale Ladies Club Fete Saturday before Mothers’ Day Joy Lawson 6355 2077
      • Volunteers Week

June

July

August

September

      • Child Protection Week
      • Cullen Bullen Speedway Racing Sue 0419 266 204
      • Daffodils at Rydal Lindsay Green 6359 3237
      • Gang Gang Gallery 0408 514 440 or info@gggallery.com.au
      • Hartley Coffee & Cars  0427 130 900 or Web: www.facebook.com/Hartley-Coffee-and-Cars183237749211183/
      • KTM Sunny Corner Trail Bike Rally
      • Lithgow Highland Pipe Band Annual Ball Debby Hilliard 6353 1199
      • Mind Body Spirit Fair Kellie Evans 0429 001 918
      • Walk n Talk for Life  leannewalding@bigpond.com or Facebook: Walk ‘n’ Talk For Life Lithgow

October

      • Back to Hartley 6355 2117 Hartley Historic Site
      • Clyde Marshall Memorial Karting Event
      • Cullen Bullen Speedway Racing  Sue 0419 266 204
      • Gang Gang Gallery 0408 514 440 or info@gggallery.com.au
      • Hartley Coffee & Cars  0427 130 900 or Web: www.facebook.com/Hartley-Coffee-and-Cars183237749211183/
      • Lithgow Halloween 2018 Lithgow Visitor Information Centre 1300 760 276
      • Hartley Spring Festival 6355 2113 Hartley Progress Association
      • Mental Health Month NSW
      • Naidoc Day 6352 2473 Helen Riley
      • NSW Carer’s Week
      • Portland Spring Fair 4th Saturday Barbara Bretherton 0467 590 648
      • Wallerawang Sailing Club Autumn Series Rohan McAdam 0427 307 887
      • Wallnuts Weekend

November

      • Cullen Bullen Speedway Racing  Sue 0419 266 204
      • Gang Gang Gallery 0408 514 440 or info@gggallery.com.au
      • Hartley Coffee & Cars  0427 130 900 or Web: www.facebook.com/Hartley-Coffee-and-Cars183237749211183/
      • Lithgow Pony Club Gymkhana Don Pearce 0427 514 853
      • Musical Society Production 6352 3546 Rae Burton
      • Remembrance Day Memorial Service Portland and Lithgow
      • Social Inclusion Week
      • Wallerawang Sailing Club Annual Regatta Rohan McAdam 0427 307 887
      • White Ribbon Day

December

    • Christmas Carols by Candlelight at Hoskins 6351 3134 Uniting Church
    • Christmas Carols at St Stephens Church Portland and St Pauls at Lithgow Church
    • Gang Gang Gallery 0408 514 440 or info@gggallery.com.au
    • Hartley Coffee & Cars  0427 130 900 or Web: www.facebook.com/Hartley-Coffee-and-Cars183237749211183/
    • Musical Society Production 6352 3546 Rae Burton
    • Walk n Talk for Life  leannewalding@bigpond.com or Facebook: Walk ‘n’ Talk For Life Lithgow
    • Wallerawang Sailing Club Autumn Series Rohan McAdam 0427 307 887