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Zero Percent Drinks - AF Garden Tastings

Saturdays & Sunday throughout October
Enjoy a free garden tasting of the new alcohol free range. Fully brewed and tasty. Sit amongst the soft green foliage of the large apricot tree & bulb flowers while tasting a beer, wine or one of the amazing health drinks. Host Brett can guide you to your new drink. Free entry on Saturday & Sundays (after 11am) throughout October.
(Four or more people require 30 minute notifcation)
View website or facebook for more information.

Mundaring Arts Centre - School Holiday workshops

Get creative and attend one of the fun workshops, from painting, printing, basket making, embroidery, hand crafted jewellery or stenciling. Enjoy these amazing workshops and learn a new skill. See workshop dates and details below.

Thursday 1 October - Foam Print Portraits
Friday 2 October - Coil & Stitch Sculpture
Sunday 4 October - Wildflower Walk & Stitch 
Thursday 8 October - Colour Crush Jewellery Design 
Saturday 10 October - Stitched Text in Textile Design 
Saturday 17 October - Pasta Press Prints 
Saturday 24 October - Gelli Plate Printmaking
Sunday 25 October - Mastering Coloured Pencils 
Saturday 31 October - Coil & Stitch Vessels
For bookings and more information visit website: Mundaring Arts Centre

KSP Holiday Hub - Write a Story - Make a Zine

Friday 2 October 
Writing a good story is about learning how to choose the best words to describe character, setting and plot. Join published author Elizabeth Lewis to learn how to pick, polish words and create a mini story.  Bring your imagination along for this two-hour holiday workshop. Advance bookings essential. 9.30am-11.30am.
For bookings and more information visit KSP Holiday Hub

The Hike Collective - Tunnels & Dam Adventure Spring into Parks event

Saturday 3 October
Embark on an adventure to the Swan View Tunnel before enjoying the calming waters of the Glen Brook Dam on the 8km combination hike. After the trail adventures, indulge in locally sourced home-made sweet treats and native tea, while you hear the stories of fairy villages, swimming pools and the tearooms of the 1900's.
Duration approx 2-3 hrs. 8.30am start. More here.

The Bibbulmun - L-Plates Pub Plod

Sunday 4 October
Are you a first timer or do you just occasionally dabble in bushwalking? This is a great way to learn about what the Track has to offer. Approx 12km walk (with some hills) takes you through mixed jarrah forest with views over the Mundaring Weir to a Bibbulmun Track campsite.
8.30am-2.30pm - Mundaring Weir.
Bookings and more information here.

Darlington Chamber Music program

Sunday 4 October
2020 marks the 17th year of presenting world class chamber music in the wonderful setting of the Darlington Village. Listen to the lush sounds of a string sextet with Tchaikovsky's "Souvenir de Florence" and Schoenberg's "Verklarte Nacht", showcasing two world premieres - a string trio by James Ledger and a string quartet by Simon Kruit. View this month's program on the website here.
Concert starts 3pm. Darlington Hall, Owen Road, Darlington

Parkerville Tavern Children's Magic workshop

Monday 5 October
The Parkerville Tavern and Pop Magic bring you this fantastic magic workshop.  A professional magician and entertainer has prepared a variety of easy, simple but very "Mystifying Magical" effects suitable for all ages. 11.30am-1.10pm
For tickets and other upcoming events, visit facebook: Parkerville Tavern.

The Hike Collective - John Forrest - Kids Adventure Hike

Wednesday 7 October
Enjoy a 2-3km hike exploring the Glen Brook Dam and John Forrest National Park, including the fairy villages and nature play space. Each child receives a 'scavenger map' and has the opportunity to spot certain animals on their hike to win a prize for their hard work! Recommended for children aged 3-12 years.
Duration approx 1.5 hrs. Starts 9.30am.
More here.

Nearer to Nature - Sunlit Spring School Holiday Activities

Keeping the children entertained during the holidays has never been so easy. Let the Nearer to Nature team captivate the kids with fun-filled activities designed especially to capture the imaginations of children. 

The activities listed below are just a few of the events being held at the Perth Hills Discovery Centre, near Mundaring Weir. For a full list of activities throughout Perth visit the Nearer to Nature website.


Thursday 8 October - Friday 9 October
Big Kids Campout - (ages 7-11)
3pm - 10am

Friday 9 October
Wander Through Wildflowerland - (ages 3-7)

Saturday 10 October
Birds of the Night - (ages 6+)

Rotary Mundaring Sunday Markets

Sunday 11 October
Featuring a great range of stalls, including seasonal fruit & veg, jewellery, scarves, bags, clothes, craft items, garden ornaments, plants, soaps, honey, chutneys and preserves.

Snap up a bargain, then enjoy a bite to eat at the Mundaring Hotel, just a few steps away. Markets open 9am-2pm, Nichol Street, Mundaring.
View Facebook event here.

The Hike Collective - Explore The Eagle View Guided Hike

Sunday 11 October
Explore the true delight of John Forrest National Park's lesser explored Eagle View Trail and the pristine habitats on a 15km eco-adventure.  With snaking trails and short bursts of rocky inclines, this hike will guide you through the valley, gradually climbing high from the valley floor to witness the magic of the vistas at Eagle View lookout.
Duration 4-5 hrs. 8am start. More here.

Chidlow Hall Market Day

Saturday 17 October
Browse the beautiful range of local crafts, artworks, giftware, skincare, homemade preserves and baked goodies, plus locally grown fruit and veg, plants and more!  When you have finished scouting the stalls, hop over the road for a bite to eat and check out the amazing railway memorabilia at the historic Chidlow Tavern. 9am-2pm Chidlow Hall, Old Northam Road, Chidlow. View event on Facebook.

The Hike Collective - Mundaring Weir to South Ledge

Sunday 18 October
A beginner friendly 6km hike to experience the diverse beautiful flora and fauna of the Bibbulmun Track. Take in the rich history and heritage of the Mundaring Weir before embarking on a small section of one of the world's great long distance walk trails. With Jarrah, Wandoo and Marri trees, you will be immersed in some truly spectaular bushland.
Duration 2 hrs. 9am start. More here.

Perth Hills Artisan Markets - Come meet the PHAMily!

Sunday 25 October
THE place to find gorgeous WA handmade goods, from the crafters to the makers, jam masters, sweet treat makers, artists, creatives and lots more! Hear local buskers and indulge in delicious food. Enjoy music, workshops,art, health & wellbeing. Let's not forget the MINI PHAM's many special mini events on the day. Enjoy a fabulous day in the hills.
9.30am-3pm. Mundaring Arena. For more information Perth Hills Artisan Markets

Mundaring Arts Centre - Current Exhibition

Through to Sunday 1 November
Gallery 1 -  Discernible Sequence
Intricate patterns and narratives reflect the cyclical nature of life in Leanne Bray's latest exhibition.
Gallery 2 - Stories From Home
Home is a central notion of what it means to be human. A sense of home, however, is not guaranteed, it can be lost to outside forces, or willingly given up in the hope of better things to come. Collaboration of artists, Jane Button, Marie Haass, Amelia Sonnekus and Louise Wilde Cook.
Open Tues to Fri 10am-5pm, Sat and Sun 11am-3pm. Closed Mon and public holidays. T: 9295 3991 or visit website here

Short Street Kitchen - Blueberry workshop

Sunday 25 October
Enjoy a spring morning out in the Perth Hills, wandering through Short Street Kitchen's orchards and gardens, learning all about how to grow your own blueberries.  You can grow this delicious superfood in your own garden, backyard or balcony no matter how small it is.

This workshop includes a delicious morning tea. 10am-12pm. Find out more here.

Lion Mill Vineyards & Coral Coast Beef - BBQ & Wine Tasting

Sunday 1 November

Another special pairing is coming to Perth Hills. Lion Mill Vineyards and Coral Coast Beef will be pairing up for a special BBQ luncheon, tasting a selection of grass-fed beef, with matched wines.

For more information see Facebook page here.

Mundaring Weir Hotel - Sunday Sessions

The iconic Mundaring Weir Hotel provides the perfect laid-back atmosphere for a Sunday chill out with the family. There's a playground, table tennis and basketball hoops, so you can relax knowing the kids are happy and amused.  Live music from one of three resident folk bands, together with the spectacular backdrop of Beelu National Park makes this an extra special way to spend a Sunday in the Perth Hills. Mundaring Weir Precinct. Tel: 9295 1106 or visit website

Mount Helena Tavern & Restaurant

Known locally as The Mounties, the historic Mount Helena Tavern was brought to life in 1902. This Australiana-style pub has a picturesque beer garden with winter creek and there's open fires to keep you warm and cosy in the cooler months.

The kitchen is open 7 days a week from 11am for lunch and dinner (with some great daily specials). Visit website here to find out more. 900 Keane St, Mount Helena. T: 9572 2121

Dining at The Lounge Amaroo Retreat

The Lounge at Amaroo Retreat is a venue with sophistication, friendliness and comfort. With a small, but delicious menu, there's something for all taste buds. All produce is locally sourced, meaning the quality and freshness is always at an exceptionally high standard.
Dinner service is available Fri and Sat 5.30pm–7pm and 7.30pm-9pm. Lunch is available Sundays 12pm–2pm and 2.30pm-4.30pm.  1200 Alison Street, Mount Helena Tel 6244 4800

Life's Better at The Parkerville Tavern

The Parkerville Tavern is a lovely heritage venue in the heart of Perth Hills. Steeped in history, this double-storey federation style pub has an extensive menu, 10 beers and cider on tap and locally produced wines. With arguably one of Perth's best beer gardens, the beautifully restored “Parky” is ideal for families plus there's a great line up of live music on Fridays from 6pm, Saturdays from 7pm and the Sunday Session 3pm. Keep an eye on Facebook to find out what's on. 6-18 Owen Rd, Parkerville. T: 9295 4500

The Mundaring Hotel - Heart of the Hills since 1899

The Mundaring Hotel is a family-friendly restaurant, bar and beer garden located in the heart of Mundaring. The hotel offers an extensive A La Carte Menu with top quality pub favourites as well as exquisite dishes from The Daily Specials Board, tapas bites and kids meals. Check out the menus here. Courtesy bus Fridays &  Saturdays from 6pm-midnight. LIVE MUSIC on Friday 7.30pm-10.30pm and Sunday 3pm-6pm. Visit them on Facebook page. Cnr Nichol/Jacoby St, Mundaring.  T: 9295 1006

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Mundaring Visitor Centre is open 7 days a week Mon–Sat 9.30am–4pm Sundays & most Public Holidays 10am–2.30pm. Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Mundaring Visitor Centre is proudly a Shire of Mundaring managed facility.

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