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The Hike Collective - John Forrest Tunnels & Dams guided hike

Saturday 1 August
Through the darkest of tunnels and around the clearest of dams, this 8km guided hike along the Railway Reserves Heritage Trail in John Forrest National Park is sure to impress. Enjoy magnificent views over the city, the rush of water on one of the multiple waterfalls during winter, and the secret history of the tunnel. 9am-12pm. More here.

Mundaring Arts Centre - August Exhibition

Running throughout August
Gallery 1 - Sheep Show
Exploring traditions connected to sheep and wool production in Australia, Sheep Show, celebrates, abstracts, and unpacks this significant industry via its material and cultural expressions.
Gallery 2 - Grounding
Grounding brings together three works form the Shire of Mundaring Art Collection which represent ‘productive’ landscapes. This perspective is of particular relevance in the Perth Hills.
Open Tues to Fri 10am-5pm, Sat and Sun 11am-3pm. Closed Mon and public holidays. T: 9295 3991 or visit website here

Rotary Mundaring Sunday Markets - Refreshed

Sunday 9 August
Mundaring Sunday Markets are back with new vendors and great vibe. Featuring a great range of stalls, including seasonal fruit and veg, jewellery, scarves, bags, clothes, craft items, garden ornaments, plants, soaps, honey, chutneys and preserves.  View Facebook event here

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.

Short Street Kitchen - Probiotics Workshop

Saturday 15 August
Whether you are brand new to the health drink craze, or have dabbled in fermenting before, this full day workshop brought to you by Short Street Kitchen is packed with lots of new ideas and information.

Learn all about these delicious drinks and take away everything you need to get started at home.  Workshop runs 12.30pm-4.30pm. Visit Facebook here to find out more.

Mundaring District Museum - Head for the Hills - Chidlow's WW2 Army Camps

Exhibition opens Saturday 8 August
At last! The Mundaring District Museum reopens with a new exhibition ‘Head for the Hills’, a collaboration between Mundaring & Hills Historical Society, Friends of the Chidlow WW2 Camps and Heritage Detection Australia. Using artefacts recently retrieved from Chidlow’s former WW2 Army Camps, the exhibition highlights their role in defending Australia following Japan’s entry into WW2 in December 1941. With c. 50 000 troops passing through the Camps from March 1942 until June 1944, the significance of these camps in understanding the military heritage of WA is clear.

Mon-Sat 9.30am-4pm, Sun 10am-2.30pm Mundaring District Museum, Old School, 7225 Gt Eastern Highway, Mundaring

Darlington Bush & Variety Walk Series - 2020

Sunday 16 August
South Darlington and Helena River

This walk covers a distance of 7.2km, conducted on a variety of wide and narrow trails, some flat, some very steep and rocky sections. Entirely in bushlands, with wildflowers starting to display. Commences 9am. Duration approx. 2.5-3 hours. Cost is $5 (payable on the walking day). No pets, bikes or children under 12. Bookings and enquiries: Tel: Cliff Burns on 9299 6696.

PHAM Artisan Market

Sunday 23 August
A great place to meet the amazing creatives from Perth Hills and Beyond. PHAM Artisan Markets is the hills' biggest up and coming artisan market around. Come and see for yourself and enjoy a fabulous day out in the hills of Perth! 9.30am-3pm. Mundaring Arena,  Mundaring Weir Rd, Mundaring. Visit Facebook here

Mundaring Arts Centre workshop - Painting Sheep with Alastair Taylor

Saturday 29 August
Celebrate Mundaring’s agricultural landscape in this acrylic painting workshop with Alastair Taylor. Bring along your own reference image of an animal of your choice and Alastair will show you how to capture the scene in acrylic paint. This workshop will cover colour mixing, composition, brushwork and Alastair's wet palette method with acrylics. 
Suitable for 13+ years. 10am-1pm Mundaring Arts Centre. Tel: 9295 3991. View upcoming workshops on website here

Short Street Kitchen Wholesome Treats workshop

Saturday 29 August
Learn to make some beautiful refined sugar-free, dairy-free, gluten-free treats that are free from harmful preservatives and chemical additives. Learn the techniques of how to naturally flavour and sweeten raw foods.

Sample everything as you go along, take some goodies home and save some room for afternoon tea after a wander in the garden. 12.30pm-4.30pm. Learn more here.

Darlington Chamber Music 2020 Winter Series

Sunday 30 August
2020 marks the 17th year of presenting world class chamber music in the wonderful setting of the Darlington Village. Join some of WA's finest musicians for an afternoon of beautiful music at the iconic Darlington Hall. View this month's program on the website here.
Concert starts 3pm. Darlington Hall, Owen Road, Darlington

KSP Writers Centre - free Spooky Story Sundowner

Saturday 29 August
Join this free online event to celebrate the launch of KSP's anthology 'Beneath' by Wild Weeds Press, featuring all the winning and shortlisted entries from the KSP 2020 Spooky Story Competition sponsored by Tabetha Beggs of Little Black Dress Productions. Judge and local author Carolyn Wren will announce the winners, followed by a few spooky story readings. 5pm-6pm. This event will be delivered via Zoom. Prior registration is essential. Please visit KSP website

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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