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Open Gardens West Coast - A Triple Treat in Perth Hills!

Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 November
Three passionate gardeners have teamed up to provide a fabulous day out in the Perth Hills. Explore all three gardens (within a 15 minute drive), which encompass a full range of gardening interests and delights. Maps available at each location to help you find the next. Refreshments and amenities available at all gardens. 10am-4pm. For more information about these and others in the Open Gardens West Coast program visit the website here.
Entry is $15 for all 3 gardens, single garden $6, children under 18 free. Sorry no dogs. Gate proceeds to charity.

Melbourne Cup Lunch - Perth Hills style

Inn Mahogany Creek

Enjoy your Cup Day at The Inn with a delicious three course lunch and three hour drinks package from 11am - just $99 per person!  From 11am. Booking essential. Inn Mahogany Creek, 4260 Gt Eastern Hwy, Mahogany Creek. Click here for more information and menu or Tel: 9295 1118.

Mount Helena Tavern

Doors open at 10:30am. Be greeted with a glass of bubbles on arrival. There'll be indoor and outdoor TVs to watch the race. A sumptuous three course lunch will be served. Secure your seat for just $55. Bookings essential. More info. here. Mt Helena Tavern, 900 Keane St. Tel: 9572 2121.

Mundaring Hotel

Join in the fun and shenanigans at Mundaring Hotel. Place your bets at the on-premise TAB as early as 9am. On this exciting day, the hotel is offering a glass of bubbles on arrival plus an exquisite 3 course meal, sweepstakes, mystery bets & prizes! $65 per person. Bookings essential. Tel: 9295 1006. 

FREE courtesy bus will be available on the day from 2pm for drop home service. Please enquire at time of booking.

Parkerville Tavern

Party with The Parky on a day full of celebrations,delicious food, prizes and live entertainment! Doors open 10am, with bubbles on arrival. Watch the race on several screens before sitting down to enjoy an exquisite 3-course meal with handmade canapés entrees entrée, a choice of mains, desserts, tea/coffee. PLUS there'll be prizes for best dressed lady & gent, best hat, sweepstakes & mystery bets!  Live music from The Trevor Jalla Duo from 2pm in the garden $65/head. Bookings essential. Tel: 9295 4500.

The Chidlow Tavern

Book your table at the Tavern to watch the big race. Choose from the tavern menu or blackboard specials. Join in the sweep stakes and fun. Enjoy a complimentary welcome glass of bubbly on arrival. From 10am. The Chidlow Tavern, 4 Thomas Street, Chidlow. Tel: 9572 4154. View Facebook event here.

The Night Sky with Eric McCrum

Wednesday 7 November
Join Eric McCrum, (aka “The Birdman” on ABC Radio 720 AM), as he discusses fascinating aspects of the night sky.

Eric is a passionate and knowledgeable nature enthusiast and educator, and you will be sure to learn something! Bookings are essential for this free event. 5.45pm-6.45pm.
Mundaring Library, 1 Nichol St, Mundaring. Click here for more information.

Kookaburra Outdoor Cinema - Season Openers

Friday 9, Saturday 10, Sunday 11 November
It's that time of the year again!
Grab your picnic basket and blanket and head out to the Kookaburra Cinema for an evening of great entertainment under the stars. This month's season openers:-
Fri 9, Sat 10 & Sun 11: Ladies in Black (PG)
Fri 16: Juliet, Naked (M)
Sat 17 & Sun 18: The Merger (M)
Fri 23: A Star is Born (M)
Sat 24 & Sun 25: Jerger (M)
Fri 30 & Sat 01 Dec: First Man (M)

Gates open 6.30pm, show starts 7.45pm.
Cost $15 adults, children $10. Program details here

Beef & Wine Paired Tasting evening

Friday 9 November
Coral Coast Beef and Lion Mill Vineyards are holding a paired tasting of wines and selected cuts of beef. The five course tasters will showcase what can be done with what have traditionally been seen as lesser cuts of beef. All will be paired with a generous tasting of a Lion Mill wine. Event commences 6.45pm for a 7pm start. Bookings are limited to 30 people and the pre-paid cost is $35 per head. Venue: Cockatoo Hills, Kintore Rd, Parkerville. RSVP to info@coralcoastbeef.com.au

DIY Christmas gifts using essential oils workshop at Cafe Mojo

Saturday 10 November
Get yourself ready for Christmas with this awesome workshop at Cafe Mojo Mundaring! Learn how to make natural gifts infused with pure essential oils - handmade by you!  Workshop runs 2pm-3.30pm. Tickets only $20 (via Eventbrite). Cafe Mojo, 16 Craig St, Mundaring.  View Facebook event here for details and to book your spot.

Dawn of the King Medieval Festival and Feast

Saturday 10 November
Legends of the Sword 2018

Watch the King’s knights battle in full armour, live in the main arena. Experience what it feels like to try on the knights’ armour. See and hold awesome Birds of Prey. Let medieval dancers inspire you to join in this joyous celebration and enjoy the evening feasting and entertainment with legendary fire shows and fire sword fighting.
All entertainment and activities are included in ticket prices. For more information and bookings click here. Mundaring Weir Hotel, Mundaring Weir Rd & Hall Rd. Tel: 9295 1106

Mundaring Arts Centre - new exhibition - Materiality

Exhibition opens Saturday 10 November
Materiality | Gallery 1 
Materiality encourages an exploration of the strong diversity and talent of ceramic artists in Western Australia. From unique vases or bowls, to intricate sculptural forms, the artworks selected for exhibition showcase a myriad of different techniques, mediums, and inspiration. Each ceramic piece provides a glimpse into the considerable creativity and skill of the maker.
Mundaring Arts Centre is open Tuesday to Friday from 10am-5pm, Saturday and Sunday 11am-3pm. Closed Monday and Public Holidays. 7190 Great Eastern Highway, Mundaring. Tel: 9295 3991  Visit website.

Mundaring Arts Centre - Gallery 2

Exhibition opens Saturday 10 November
Gifted | Gallery 2
'Gifted' celebrates objects and the histories, memories and emotions that they may hold through the practices of Kathy Aspinall and Sue Eva. Kathy Aspinall repurposes antique or second hand items into unique jewellery pieces and artist books, while painter Sue Eva creates intimate still lifes that explore the memory we place in everyday items.
Mundaring Arts Centre is open Tuesday to Friday from 10am-5pm, Saturday and Sunday 11am-3pm. Closed Monday and Public Holidays.  7190 Great Eastern Highway, Mundaring. Tel: 9295 3991 Visit website.

Lake Leschenaultia - Open Water Swim

Sunday 11 November
Registrations are now open for the 32nd Lake Leschenaultia Open Water Swim, brought to you by Maida Vale Masters Swimming, This event is part of WOW Swims - the community swim series designed for swimmers of all ages and abilities to experience the thrill of open water swimming in a range of settings and over a variety of distances and to encourage participation in community events as part of a healthy lifestyle. More here

Mundaring Sunday Markets

Sunday 11 November
Mundaring Sunday Markets has a great range of stalls, including seasonal fruit and veg, jewellery, scarves, bags, clothes, craft items, garden ornaments, plants, soap, honey, chutneys and preserves. Snap up a bargain, then enjoy a bite to eat at the Mundaring Hotel, just a few steps away. Markets run 9am-2pm, Nichol Street, Mundaring.

Darlington Theatre Players Inc. presents 1916 - A Love Story

Opening matinee Sunday 11 November
October 1916 in Glen Forrest and Midland Railway Workshops in Western Australia - the final month of the Australian referendum on Conscription. Should Australian men be made to go to war or should they be volunteers? A question that bitterly divides families, organisations and finally the whole country. But people still fell in love, went to work, worried about their sons, brothers and husbands overseas, organised fetes and dressed up to go to the moving pictures in Midland. Meanwhile, the great adventure of WWI continued in Europe... 

Noble Falls Estate - Wild Goose Cafe, special Seniors Week Lunch

Weds 14, Thurs 15 and Fri 16 November
Noble Falls Estate has spacious and tranquil gardens and lakes, amazing cuisine served in the rustic ambiance of the Wild Goose Cafe, and the grand finale, all-natural products in “The Old Soap Factory” where everything is uniquely hand-made, just perfect for that special Christmas gift! This month a delicious mid-week Seniors Menu will be launched, priced from just $23 per person. Minimum 12 guests. Bookings essential. 2927 Toodyay Rd, Gidgegannup Tel: 9574 6255

The Old Soap Factory at Noble Falls Estate

Picture perfect setting nestled in the Perth Hills

Spectacular dining spaces at Wild Goose Cafe

GLOW Pilates Pregnancy Matwork Classes at Mundaring Wellness

Classes begin Thursday 15 November
Pilates Matwork for pregnant women is a lovely forum to strengthen the physical body of the mother-to-be and aid in the preparation of labour and well-being.

Bookings for these classes is essential. Classes are held weekly (Thursday) at 7:30pm. Harmony Hall @Mundaring Wellness Centre,  16 Craig St, Mundaring. Visit the website to find out more about practioners, therapists and the wide range of classes available here.

After the War - A talk by award-winning author Dr Leigh Straw

Saturday 17 November
Talk by Dr Leigh Straw, award-winning author of After the War: Returned Soldiers and the Mental and Physical Scars of WW1. Leigh’s book explores the lives of the soldiers after they returned home. Her interest in the topic was sparked by a family story that had remained hidden for decades; a story that reminds us of the psychological and physical legacies of war. While many accounts of WW1 commemorate the dead, we should also remember that of the 32,000 WA men who enlisted, 23,700 came home to resume civilian life. Talk commences 2pm.

Mundaring Lesser Hall, cnr Jacoby & Nichol St. Mundaring. More information Mundaring Hills Historical Society Tel: 9295 0540 or mhhs@iinet.net.au

Chidlow Hall Village Twilight Markets

Saturday 17 November
Now that summer is almost here, the Chidlow Hall Village Markets will now be a Twilight markets. All Fun Face Painting will be there for the whole evening providing FREE face painting to everyone! Browse the beautiful range of local, handmade crafts, artworks, giftware, skincare, homemade jams, chutneys, cakes and other delicious goodies, plus there's locally grown fruit and veg, plants and more! Twilight Markets run from 4pm-7pm at Chidlow Hall, Old Northam Rd. View Facebook event for more information.

Kasey Chambers - Campfire Tour 2018 - Mundaring Weir Hotel

Saturday 17 November
Kasey Chambers returns to the Mundaring Weir Hotel on her “Campfire” tour. Join Kasey for a musical journey through the stories of places, people, cultures and sounds that have inspired one of Australia’s most revered performers. Be part of this intimate acoustic experience enjoying songs new and old that have shaped Kasey’s rich and unique life of travel. Find out more here. Mundaring Weir Hotel Amphitheatre. Tel: 9295 1106.

Perth Hills Trails Series - Lash Dash - Inaugural Ladies event

Sunday 18 November
Distances 3, 6, 9km (or more) - you decide.  With your rego, you''ll get bubbles (at the finish line), chocolates, and other surprises along the course! Receive a special race bib and one-of-a-kind finishers medal, plus by signing up, you'll be supporting Perth Children's Hospital Burns Unit. This is an all ages event, so bring the next generation of trail ladies along to experience the fun! Lake Leschenaultia, Rosedale Rd, Chidlow. More here.

The Chidlow Antiques Roadshow at Chidlow Tavern

Sunday 18 November
Celebrate the best of yesterday at The Chidlow Antiques Roadshow with antique experts, local traditional craftsman giving demonstrations and talks. Learn all about the different hobbies and crafts from those who keep them alive. The tavern will be open all day for food and drinks and welcomes families. Free entry to spectators. Expert valuations available by appointment. 9am-4pm. Chidlow Tavern, 4 Thomas Street, Chidlow. Tel: 9572 4154

Great Christmas gift ideas at Mundaring Weir Gallery

With Christmas fast approaching, Gallery members are busy making special gift lines.  You are invited to visit the Mundaring Weir Gallery to find that special gift. 

Gallery opens Friday, Saturday, Sunday 11.30am to 5pm. Corner Hall Rd and Mundaring Weir Rd (Mundaring Weir Precinct).

For inspiration and ideas, view Mundaring Weir Gallery Facebook  page here.

Short Street Kitchen - Make from Scratch Workshop

Sunday 18 November
Experience a relaxing and fun day in tranquil surrounds, and enjoy a workshop that is all about slowing down, getting back to simplicity and savouring the satisfaction and pride that accompanies creating wholesome food from scratch. Learn how to make some simple pantry staples and leave with the confidence to make them at home. Workshop runs 9.30am-3.30pm. Short Street Kitchen, Stoneville. Tel: 0404 964 789. Visit website here.

KSP Writers Centre - Publishing on-line Workshop

Saturday 24 November
Whether you have a finished manuscript ready to launch into the world or you just want to learn about your publishing options for the future, then this workshop is for you. Guiding participants through the process of publishing work online, the topics that will be covered include: Preparing a manuscript for e-publication; Publishing on Amazon, Smashwords, website or blog; and Self-promotion. Suitable for writers across all genres. Workshop runs 1pm-4.30pm. Visit website or Tel: 9294 1872 to book your ticket.

Short Street Kitchen - Raw Treats Workshop

Saturday 24 November
Desserts and sweet treats don't have to be a guilty pleasure! Learn how to make some beautiful refined sugar-free, dairy-free, gluten-free treats that are free from harmful preservatives and chemical additives. Bliss balls, fudge and raw chocolate make lovely home-made christmas gifts. See how to package them beautifully to impress your family and friends! Workshop runs 1pm-4pm. Short Street Kitchen, Stoneville.  Visit website here.

Parkerville Primary School's Twilight Christmas Market

Saturday 24 November
Pop along to Parkerville Primary School for their first ever Twilight Christmas Market There will be food vans, a variety of stalls to help you get your Christmas gift buying back on track, fun games and live entertainment.
Markets run from 4pm-8pm. Parkerville Primary School, Parker Rd, Parkerville. View Facebook event here.

Fundraising ride for MND, Prawn-Off and Markets - Chidlow Tavern

Sunday 25 November
This event invites any social or charity motorbike club to join the Freedom Riders for a cruise though the Perth Hills to Chidlow Tavern, where they will compete in the Prawn Off. Cooking teams are capped at 3 people per team, with plenty of raffles and market stalls to entertain those not participating in the cook. 

This annual fundraiser for the Motor Neurone Disease Association of WA is now in its third year. All proceeds raised via team entry, raffles and ride registration go directly to MNDAWA. 10am-3pm. Chidlow Tavern, 4 Thomas Street, Chidlow. Tel: 9572 4154   View Facebook event.

Perth Hills Artisan Markets

Sunday 25 November
Perth Hills Artisan Markets is THE place to find gorgeous local work from local crafters, creatives and artists, local produce, jam masters, sweet treat makers, olive oil producers and more. Enjoy music by local musicians, indulge in delicious food and have a fabulous day out! 9.30am-3pm
Mundaring Christian College, McDowell Loop, Parkerville. View Facebook event.

The Parkerville Tavern November Sunday Sessions

With great outdoor spaces, plus an awesome line up of live music at their regular Sunday Sessions, the Parkerville Tavern has Sunday sorted!
4 November: Adam Hall & The Velvet Playboys (3pm-6pm)
11 November: Bluetronics (4pm-7pm)
18 November:  Funkoustic (4pm-7pm)
25 November: Nathan Gaunt Duo (4pm-7pm)
Meals and wood-fired pizza available ALL DAY. Owen Rd, Parkerville. Tel: 9295 4500. Visit website.

Stand Up Paddle Boarding at Lake Leschenaultia

EVER wanted to try Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP)?

Lake Leschenaultia is now hiring SUP's as well as canoes, between 10am and 3pm on weekends, public holidays, and every day during the school holidays.

😍 Great news for those of us who would love to try the sport without having to buy our own equipment!!

Rosedale Road, Chidlow.  See website

Midland Tourist Park - Spring & Summer Special Deal

Midland Tourist Park is conveniently located to explore the beautiful Perth Hills and Swan Valley and offers a Special Deal for those who love travelling with a caravan or a campervan. Stay on a powered tourist van site and receive every 7th night free for up to 28 nights until 28/02/19. Offfering free WiFi, spa-swimming pool, BBQ area, recreation room and friendly relaxing environment. The Park also has a wide range of accommodation options from small en-suite rooms to large self-contained chalets. Book directly and benefit from available special offers. Visit website here. 6 Toodyay Rd, Middle Swan. Open Mon-Sun 8am –6pm.

Mundaring District Museum - Made in Mundaring exhibition

Throughout November
This new temporary exhibition explores the many marvellous items that have been ‘Made in Mundaring’. From the granite slabs quarried at Mahogany Creek for the Perth GPO to the beautiful stained-glass windows made in Greenmount by Gowers & Brown, the range of building materials, foods, domestic objects, artworks, and inventions made locally is extraordinary. The labour and creativity of people in the past, and in the present, is acknowledged in the array of objects displayed, and in the stories of the individuals who made them. Museum open Mon-Sat 9.30am-4pm, Sun & public hols 10am-2.30pm. 

Free courtesy bus service for local Hotel and Taverns

Mundaring Hotel 
The FREE courtesy bus operates on Fridays and Saturdays from 6pm until midnight within a 10km radius of the hotel.  Bookings required for pick up - no need to book for drop off.
Enquiries to Mundaring Hotel. Tel: 9295 1006


Mount Helena Tavern & Restaurant
LIVE MUSIC every Friday night from 8:30pm and Saturday 6pm-9pm.

FREE Bus to pick you up and take you home every Friday, Saturday Nights and Sunday afternoons. For more information call the Tavern. Tel: 9572 2121

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