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Amaroo Retreat & Spa - New luxury accommodation opening March

Imagine a place, not far from home, where all your troubles melt away…
Amaroo Retreat & Spa, Alison St, Mount Helena, Perth Hills 

Nestled into the hills, 
8 luxury private villas await...

Choose from luxury Queen and King rooms architecturally designed to the highest quality.

Each villa is blessed with its own rainwater-fed outdoor spa

NEW: Local Bike Hire service now available!

Fancy a ride around Lake Leschenaultia, or one of the many bike trails in Mundaring and surrounds, such as Railway Reserves Heritage Trail (recognised as one of WA's Top Trails)? Well, now you can enjoy the experience of riding in the Perth Hills without putting in the 'hard yards'!  Hire an electric bike from Camp Leschenaultia (located right opposite Lake Leschenaultia, Rosedale Rd, Chidlow). Prices start from $20/hr. Standard bikes also available. Can also deliver the bike to you. T: Paul 0409 104 817

Celebrate Chinese New Year at The Ming

Friday 2 March
A Lantern Festival and special Lion Dance will form part of the evening's entertainment hosted by The Ming Restaurant in Mundaring to celebrate Chinese New Year, with a traditional drum orchestra performing for customers as they enjoy a delicious three course meal. Just $38 per person. 
7545 Great Eastern Highway, Mundaring. T:9295 6388 or call Leona  M:0499 990 168

Kick back and enjoy this Labour Day long weekend at the Parky

Celebrate Labour Day long weekend at Parkerville Tavern, with heaps going on right across the long weekend. Grab your family and friends and soak up the fabulous relaxed atmosphere in the beer garden with live music Saturday, Sunday and Monday. The kitchen will be open all day and there will be lots of activities, including a bouncy castle & NEW Lawn Games for the little ones (or those young at heart)! Owen Rd, Parkerville.
Find out more here.

Cinema under Starlight presented by Shire of Mundaring

Saturday 3 March
The Big Sick (M)
Parkerville Oval, Seaborne Street
Bring along your rug and (low) chairs and enjoy this FREE event. Pre-movie entertainment starts at 6.30pm. Movie commences at 8pm. BYO picnic or pick up something from the refreshment stalls when you're there.  This year's season is made possible thanks to the support of Lotterywest, Linley Valley Pork, Acciona Trility Joint Venture and the Mundaring Community Bank Branch of Bendigo Bank. For more information Tel: 9290 6678.

Sunday Chill Session at Cafe Mojo Mundaring

Sunday 4 March
Cafe Mojo Mundaring is such a great spot to kick back and relax at any time, but head in on Sunday 4 March and you will be treated to something extra special, as the cafe presents the amazing Yami and Ama performing acoustic between 11am-1pm.
Bring along your rug, bean bag (or enjoy one of their eclectic chairs) and just Chill @ Mojo's. You can check out the cafe menu here. 16 Craig Street, Mundaring.
Tel: 0433 252 037.

Lake Charlotte - One Last Hoorah!

Magical Lake Charlotte will sadly be closing its doors on Sunday 25 March 2018.  Join hosts Debbie and David to experience the memorable Hot Rocks style of dining at this beautiful lakeside setting for one last time.
WINE CLEARANCE: Big discounts on wine!! (reds from $84 /dozen).

Lake Charlotte 4750 Bailup Road, Wooroloo.
Open Saturdays & Sundays 11am-5pm Tel: 9573 1200

Forge Farm Riding School - Pony Morning

Saturday 10 March
The pony morning consists of a 1 hour riding lesson, instruction on how to groom, saddle and feed a pony and how to muck out a yard. The cost for this 3 hour activity is only $55/child. Parents are invited to attend a FREE mosaic workshop while their child participates in these fun activities. All materials provided. Includes complimentary morning tea. 9am-12 Noon. 1830 Forge Drive, Chidlow. Info: T:9572 4445 or M: 0427 444 051

Mundaring Sunday Markets

Sunday 11 March
Mundaring Sunday Markets offer an array of indoor and outdoor stalls, including seasonal fruit & veg, jewellery, scarves, bags, clothes, a plethora of craft items, garden ornaments, plants, soap, honey, chutneys and preserves - the list goes on!
Once you've snapped up a bargain, relax and enjoy a bite to eat at the Mundaring Hotel, just a few steps away, or head over the road to Mundaring Sculpture Park, for a picnic or BBQ and awesome kids playground. Markets open 9am-2pm, Nichol Street, Mundaring.

WA Author Day event at Just Add Passion

Sunday 11 March
This is a wonderful opportunity to meet successful Western Australian authors personally, chat about books, writing, life and everything in between! There will be children's book authors and illustrators plus suspense, fantasy and romance authors and so many more. Giveaways and door prizes. 11am-2pm, Just Add Passion
5375 Richardson Rd, Stoneville. Check Facebook event for more info here.

Mundaring Folk 'N' Blues Club

Friday 16 March
On the third Friday of every month, the Mundaring Folk 'n' Blues Club presents a wide variety of music, nominally in the "folk and blues" genre, but there is a wide variety of music, played LIVE. Entry $10 (sometimes higher for special acts).

This month they have a huge night lined up, with four great acts taking the stage. The Sports Club run a bar and there is often a home cooked meal. Doors open 7pm. Mundaring Sporting Club, Coolgardie St. Mundaring. Visit website.

Parkerville Tavern - March Sunday Sessions

The beautifully restored “Parky” is ideal for families, with great outdoor spaces and a playground for the kids, plus an awesome line up of live, local music every month.
All Sunday sessions 4pm-7pm. 
Sunday 4 March: Nathan Gaunt Trio
Sunday 11 March: Funkoustic
Sunday 18 March: BEDLAM
Sunday 25 March:
Monty Cotton & The Threads

6-18 Owen Rd, Parkerville. Tel: 9295 4500 or visit Facebook for more details.

Inaugural Blue Sky Festival

Saturday 17 March
Visit Mundaring for the very first Blue Sky Festival, to celebrate and understand how we can ensure a positive future for generations to come by living responsibly, with care for the natural environment.

The festival is a local, non-commercial and minimal waste event, based on themes of Energy, Water, Waste, Transport, Biodiversity, the built environment, local food.  It will include workshops and talks around these themes. There will also be stalls, music, food and fun activities for everyone.
Visit You Tube to hear more about this inaugural event. 

Chidlow Hall Market Day - Twilight markets

Saturday 17 March
This month there's another chance to enjoy Chidlow's Twilight Markets from 4pm-7pm.  Browse the beautiful range of local, handmade crafts, artworks, giftware, skincare, homemade jams, chutneys, cakes, locally grown fruit and veg, plants and more.

The Easter Bunny will be arriving at 5pm and there will be a special Easter egg hunt. Then head across the road to The Chidlow Tavern to enjoy some Irish shinanigans.
Chidlow Hall,  Old Northam Road, Chidlow. Tel: Irene on 0427 772 712, or view Facebook for information.

St Patrick's Day - Raise a glass at Chidlow Tavern

Saturday 17 March
The Chidlow Tavern will be celebrating St Patrick's Day with a live band playing Irish tunes from 7pm to help you get your jig on.

The kitchen will have Irish-inspired dishes, with Guinness and Kilkenny on tap, as well as Jameson Irish Whisky, so you can raise your glass to St Pat. View Facebook page here. Chidlow Tavern,
4 Thomas St, Chidlow. Tel: 9572 4154

Saturday 17 March
The Wild Goose Cafe at Noble Falls Estate in Gidgegannup will be the spectacular venue for this wonderful concert celebrating Karen Carpenter, starring Narelle Belle and The Carpenter Band. The Carpenters spellbound a generation with their vocal harmonies and Karen’s unique voice, making them one of the most popular bands in the world during the 1970’s. 

This is sure to be a magical night, featuring the songs that made The Carpenters famous, so be sure to book your seats early!  The night starts with a delicious 3 course meal. Contact Wild Goose Cafe, T:9574 6255 to find out more, or visit their Facebook page here.Noble Falls Estate, 2927 Toodyay Rd, Gidgegannup

Cinema under Starlight presented by Shire of Mundaring

Saturday 17 March
Despicable Me III (PG) 

Wooroloo Primary School
Your last chance to enjoy Cinema Under Starlight this season, so pack your picnic, grab your rug and head to this FREE event! Pre-movie entertainment 6.30pm. Movie starts 8pm. This program made possible thanks to support of Lotterywest, Linley Valley Pork, Acciona Trility Joint Venture, Mundaring Community Bank Branch of Bendigo Bank. Info. Tel: 9290 6678.

Annual Steel Bumper Cruize to The Chidlow Tavern

Sunday 18 March
This is a great day out for everyone who loves cars! Cruise along to the Chidlow Tavern between 11am-5pm and check out the awesome display. There'll be plenty of surprises on the day and live music from Crippled Chaos. Check event on Facebook here. The Chidlow Tavern,
4 Thomas St, Chidlow. Tel: 9572 4154

Kookaburra Outdoor Cinema - March movie program

Another month of great movies on the program at the iconic Kookaburra Cinema. Bring along your picnic and rug and enjoy a few hours of relaxation under the stars:-

Fri 2 & Sat 3: Darkest Hour (PG)
Sun 4: The Nut Job 2 (G)
Mon 5: Loving Vincent (M)
Fri 9: The Killing of a Sacred Deer (MA15+)
Sat 10 & Sun 11: Swinging Safari (M)
Fri 16 & Sat 17: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (MA15+)
Sun 18 & Fri 23: The Shape of Water (MA15+)
Sat 24 & Sun 25: Sweet Country (MA15+)
Fri 30 & Sat 31: Finding your Feet (M)

Gates open 6.30pm, show starts 8.00pm.
Cost $15 adults, children $10. No EFTPOS Visit website here

Marloo Theatre presents Marble

Season runs to Saturday 10 March
What happens when your best friend dreams about your wife – on the night your wife has the exact same dream about him? It’s an idea explored in this new production at Marloo Theatre.

Plays at 8pm on March 2, 3, 7, 9, 10 with 2pm matinees March 4. 

Marloo Theatre, Marloo Rd, Greenmount. View event here.

Mundaring Arts Centre - Landscapes of the Mind exhibition

Through to Sunday 1 April 2018
Gallery 1
- Artists Sarah Elson, Bec Juniper, Andre Lipscombe, Desmond Woodley and Yvonne Zago express a deep connection to their environment in distinctly different ways, either through their cultural background, the nature of their materials and processes, or the subjectivity of their work.  Whilst Landscape is at the heart of the Shire of Mundaring Art Collection, this exhibition explores the nature of being and the landscape of the mind.

Gallery 2 Artists in Focus - Our connection to this place has been artistically recorded through the Shire’s Art Collection since they started collecting in 1986. The depiction of the landscape is at the heart of the Collection. 

Open Tuesday to Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday to Sunday 11am-3pm, closed Mondays and public holidays. Tel: 9295 3991 or visit website here.

Forge Farm Riding - Sunday Twilight Trails

Saddle up at Forge Farm Riding School in Chidlow, then enjoy a leisurely 2 hour twilight trail ride along the beautiful KEP Track to Fettler’s Crossing in Wooroloo. On arrival you will be treated to a gourmet platter and wine, with time to relax in this stunning location.  Leave the horses at Fettler’s and be returned to your car at Forge Farm. This activity is suitable for any level of riding (beginners welcome), however a reasonable level of fitness is necessary. Cost $135.00/rider. Vouchers available.

Landscapes of the Mind - Gallery talk & meet the Artists

Sunday 25 March
Gallery 1: Meet invited artists as they discuss their artworks with curator Jenny Kerr.

Gallery 2: View the selection of art on loan from Shire of Mundaring Art Collection.

Join in a discussion with curators and collectors about what art they collect and why, what do they look for and have recent changes to the arts environment affected the way they view Collections and collecting? Bookings essential. 1pm-2.30pm suitable 16 years+. More information here.

Mundaring Arts Centre, 7190 Great Eastern Highway, Mundaring Tel: 9295 3991

Midland Tourist Park - Easter online special for Caravanners!

Midland Tourist Park is conveniently located to explore Perth Hills and the Swan Valley and offers a Special Deal for the Easter break for those who love travelling with a caravan or a campervan.  Book online on the Park’s website to stay on a powered tourist site between 29 March and 2 April 2018 only at $29/night (rate based on 2-guest occupancy). The park offers 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.  6 Toodyay Rd, Middle Swan. Open Mon-Sun 8am–6pm and public holidays T: (08) 9274 3002. For more details, please visit website

Mount Helena Tavern & Restaurant

The Historic Mount Helena Tavern was brought to life in 1902. The Tavern is a traditional Australiana-style pub with a country feel that appeals to families with its large beer garden and kids playground - perfect for relaxing through the lazy days of summer.

The kitchen is open every day for lunch and dinner with daily specials available. View menu here. 900 Keane St, Mount Helena. Tel: 9572 2121

Mundaring Hotel

The Mundaring Hotel, located in the heart of Mundaring, overlooking Sculpture Park has live music every Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening.

The hotel has five areas including a lounge, bar, restaurant, outdoor patio and beer garden plus kids playground. Children's meals are only $2 on Monday, Tuesday and Saturday evenings, when purchased with a main, adult meal (not available on public holidays). View menu here. Cnr Nichol and Jacoby Street, Mundaring. Tel: 9295 1006.

Free courtesy bus service

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

Mundaring Weir Hotel - Sunday Sessions

The iconic Mundaring Weir Hotel provides the perfect laid-back atmosphere for a Sunday chill out. The traditional lamb spit roast is served every Sunday - carving and serving starts at around 3pm, and is served till 4pm. 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.

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