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Darlington Arts Festival - WA's iconic Hills Festival

Saturday 4 & Sunday 5 November
The Darlington Arts Festival features art exhibitions and workshops, craft and cottage industry market stalls, and non-stop entertainment on the main stage, all in a festival atmosphere situated in the leafy village of Darlington. Be sure to check out the Wearable Art Parade presented by Mundaring Arts Centre on Saturday between 5.15pm-6.15pm. For more Festival information visit website here.

Mundaring Wellness Centre workshop

Saturday 4 November
The Busy Person's Workshop
Feeling the frazzle of today's fast paced world? This workshop will provide you with quick and easy tools for relaxation, presence and focus. Tools that you can use anywhere, anytime - even without a yoga mat. Workshop runs 9.30am-12.30pm, then treat yourself to a seat in the glorious garden setting and something delicious from Cafe Mojo at Mundaring Wellness Centre 16 Craig St, Mundaring

Nathanael's Rest - Quarterly Labyrinth Walk

Saturday 4 November
Nathanael’s Rest offers the opportunity for people to experience walking a labyrinth. Labyrinths are patterns created on the ground which facilitate walking meditation, or simply providing time and space to reflect.

These quarterly walks are open to everyone, to walk in their own time and way. If you wish to explore a different way of reflecting on life, visit Nathanael’s Rest any time between 1pm and 3pm. 800 Gill Street, Mundaring. Tel: 0411 043 928

Kookaburra Cinema celebrates World Numbat Day

Saturday 4 November
Help to celebrate World Numbat Day and head along to the Kookaburra Outdoor Cinema, set in the magical forests of Mundaring. There'll be kids' numbat activities from 6:30pm, a raffle with some great prizes up for grabs, plus a special "one night only" screening of the great Australian movie Oddball. 

The kiosk will be open for snacks, or you are welcome to BYO picnic. Gates open: 6:30pm. Movie Starts: 8:00pm. Tickets Adults $15/Children $10. Allen Rd, Mundaring Weir. Visit website for more info. on this event and season-opening movies.

Middle Eastern Night at Malmalling Vineyard

Saturday 4 November
A special night of exotic Middle Eastern cuisine with flavours and textures that will inspire and delight.  The menu includes a drink of your choice on arrival, plus live entertainment from Belly Dancers, all in the picture perfect setting of Malmalling Vineyard. $75 per person. Bookings/pre-payment essential. Visit Facebook page. Malmalling Vineyard, 3025 Beacon Rd, Parkerville. Tel: 9295 5691

El Caballo Resort
There's some fantastic entertainment coming up at El Caballo Resort this month, with Dinner and Show packages available. 
For more information visit the website here.
El Caballo Resort
Great Eastern Highway, Wooroloo. Tel: 9573 3777

Saturday 4 November
A Boy named Cash - Johnny Cash Tribute

Saturday 25 November
Gary Anderson's Tribute to Elvis

Guided Walk Eastern Railway with Dr Shane Burke

Sunday 5 November
The Midland and Districts Historical Society Inc. invites you to join them on a guided walk commencing from the old Swan View Railway Station.
Dr Shane Burke - Senior Lecturer, Archaeology & History at Notre Dame University will lead the walk, following the route of the Eastern Railway through Swan View Tunnel and to National Park Falls, returning to Swan View Railway Station for refreshments. 10am-1pm. Find out more here

And they're off! Celebrate Melbourne Cup in true Perth Hills' style

Special Melbourne Cup events

Tuesday 7 November
Whip out your frock, fascinator and form guide - Another Melbourne Cup is upon us and odds are you're going to love our suggestions on how to celebrate The Race in real Perth Hills style! 

If you're looking for an action-packed day of fun, games and perhaps the odd flutter, then one of our featured events should get your heart racing! 

John Forrest Tavern

Doors open at 11am. There's Sweeps and PRIZES for Best Dressed and Best Homemade Hat. At 12.30pm enjoy a seafood platter served to each table with complimentary glass of beer, wine or soft drink Then help yourself to a carvery buffet with roast beef, glazed ham, chicken and all the carvery trimmings, dessert and cheese. $48 per person. Bookings essential.Tel: 9298 8297 Park Rd, John Forrest National Park, Hovea

Parkerville Tavern

The Parkerville Tavern's doors open at 10am. Enjoy a glass of bubbles on arrival. Watch the race on several screens before an exquisite 3-course meal is served, including delicious handmade canapés as entrée, a choice of mains, desserts, tea/coffee.

PRIZES for Best Dressed Lady & Gent, Best Hat, plus Sweepstakes & mystery bets! $65 per person. Be quick! This event is almost full. Bookings essential. Tel: 9295 4500

Wild Goose Cafe at Noble Falls Estate

Watch the race on the big screen, try your luck in the Sweeps. The special Cup menu includes a glass of bubbles on arrival, oysters, king prawns, canapes, platters and desserts. Hilarious fun and games including the inaugural Wild Goose Filly Stakes all in the spectacular setting of Noble Falls Estate. $65 per person. Places are limited. Wild Goose Cafe, 2927 Toodyay Rd, Gidgegannup Tel: 9574 6255

The Mundaring Hotel

Mundaring Hotel has a fun day on the cards!  With 3 course lunch, betting, bubbles and boogie. Doors open at 10.30am, glass of bubbles on arrival, prizes for Best Dressed, FREE TAB mystery bet plus sweepstakes. Live music from 3pm with Funkoustic. Free courtesy bus running from 4.30pm. Tickets $60 per person. Bookings essential. Tel: 9295 1006

Mount Helena Tavern

The Mounties doors open at 10.30am. Special $30 main meal with a pint of beer or glass of wine, or choose a share plate for 2-4 people. Sweepstakes and mystery bets available, plus prizes for Best Dressed Male and Female and for the Best Fascinator. Live music with Ben Graham from 12.30pm. Free courtesy bus pick up/return. Bookings essential for tables/bus pick ups. Tel: 9572 2121

Kookaburra Outdoor Cinema - season starters

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 starters:-
Fri 10, Sat 11 & Sun 12: Battle of the Sexes
Fri 17 & Sat 18: Final Portrait (M)
Sun 19: Victoria and Abdul (PG)
Thurs 23, Fri 24, Sat 25 & Sun 26: Daddy's Home (PG)

Gates open 6.30pm, show starts 7.30pm.
Cost $15 adults, children $10. Program details here

Russell Morris live at Wild Goose, Noble Falls Estate

Friday 10 November
The past five years have been an incredible musical journey for Russell Morris who has been fortunate enough to release two albums of blues & roots music that pertains to some of the iconic characters, events and moments in our rich tapestry of Australian history. You can check The Man out this month at Wild Goose, Gidgegannup. Tickets $128 per person includes a 3 course dinner. Doors Open at 6pm. To book Tel: 9574 6255

Malmalling Vineyard - Sundowner with FREE nibbles

Every Friday in November 5pm-7pm
Could there be a better way to head into the weekend than watching the sun go down in the beautiful surroundings of Malmalling Vineyard with a few of your favourite people, free nibbles and a glass of wine in hand?!! 
Friday 10 November  - Live entertainment provided by Fiona Rea
3025 Beacon Road, Parkerville. See Facebook for more information.

Mundaring Sunday Markets

Sunday 12 November
Mundaring Sunday Markets offer an array of indoor and outdoor stalls, including seasonal fruit and veg, jewellery, scarves, bags, clothes, a plethora of craft items, garden ornaments, plants, soap, honey, chutneys and preserves - the list goes on!

9am-2pm, Nichol Street, Mundaring.  

Lake Leschenaultia Open Water Swim

Sunday 12 November
This month hundreds of swimmers will converge on Lake Leschenaultia. Swimming WA has nominated the Open Water event as one of its targeted swims. Start times will be staggered with the 400m novice event (open to age 9+) hitting the water first at 9.45am, followed by the main event, a 1.6km swim. Hosted by Maida Vale Masters. Find out more.

Marloo Theatre presents The Jungle Book

Friday 17 November - Saturday 9 December
This musical journey takes you into the fantasy realm of Rudyard Kipling as his beloved characters spring from the page to the stage in this musical romp through the jungles of India. Join the man-cub Mowgli on his journey to becoming a man as he faces off against the dreaded Tiger Shere Khan. 

This fun-filled comedy is sure to please audiences of the young and young at heart.

Fri, Sat & Weds curtains up 8pm. Sun 2pm.
Marloo Theatre, 20 Marloo Rd, Greenmount
Bookings Tel: 9255 1783 or on line here

Medieval Festival & Feast at Mundaring Weir Hotel

Saturday 18 November
Be a part of this Medieval themed festival for all the family. Set around the grounds and amphitheatre of Mundaring Weir Hotel, there will be loads of entertainment, displays and market stalls throughout the day. Watch the King’s knights battle in full armour, experience what it feels like to try on the knights’ armour, hold the awesome Birds of Prey and much more! All entertainment and activities are included in ticket prices. Adult $25 Child $15 Family $65

Glen Forrest Artisan Market

Sunday 19 November - Special market date - This month only
Glen Forrest Artisan Market is usually held on the first Sunday of the month, however to avoid clashing with the iconic Darlington Arts Festival on Sunday 5 November, this month's markets have been re-scheduled for this month only. Glen Forrest Artisan Market features: arts & crafts, community stalls and children's activities. Markets are open 11am - 4pm.

Food vans will be offering a selection of eats and there's live music too!  The Sports Club bar will be open from 12 noon.

Glen Forrest Sports Club, McGlew Rd, Glen Forrest.
See Facebook event here.

Lake Nenia - Spring Yoga Retreat

Sunday 19 November
Enjoy the fresh air and the soft ground beneath your feet in the Secret Garden where your day begins with a nutritious breakfast, meditation and intention setting. Digest and rest with a yoga nidra practice (yogic sleep) before enjoying a freshly prepared long-table lunch alongside Lake Nenia.

This tranquil location provides the perfect back drop for quiet contemplation,before settling in for a restful and restorative afternoon yoga practice. Suitable for all levels and abilities. Beginners welcome. Facebook

November Sunday sessions 4pm-7pm at The Parkerville Tavern

The beautifully restored “Parky” is ideal for families, with ample seating indoors and outdoors and a playground for the kids.
Sun   5 Nov: Delta Hicks
Sun 12 Nov: BEDLAM
Sun 19 Nov: Johnny Taylor Album Party
Sun 26 Nov: Monty Cotton & The Threads

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

What’s in a name?
Good question. Spacechameleon Adventure Co is a small company with a funny name, but with a serious appetite for adventure, and a desire to share this with you. Their motto is simple: “adventure adapted to suit space and need”. No matter what your skill level, all you need is a reasonable level of fitness, and a desire to learn and have fun.

Specialising in adventure activities based around roping and team building, catering to small and large groups. They believe in providing personalised and tailored adventure experiences, which are delivered with excellence and professionalism, at a reasonable price.

Australia's FIRST & ONLY Twilight Abseiling Experience
@ $164 p/p (usually $275 p/p)
Each additional child with at least ONE adult @$164, is charged @ $125 p/p. Children to be under 16. Group booking pricing can be discussed.

The tour includes; AWESOME views of Perth on sunset and night, abseiling during the day, on sunset and at night with head torches, gourmet vego pizzas delivered to the quarry, raw homemade bliss balls, juice, French press fair trade coffee, hot chocolate and a selection of teas.

Call Sven today to find out more on 0423 182 663 or visit website.

Family of 4 @ $400 (2 adults + 2 kids under 16)
Each additional person $100 per person. Group booking pricing can be discussed.

The tour includes; AWESOME views of Perth from up high, adrenaline, family bonding, raw homemade bliss balls, French press fair trade coffee, hot chocolate and a selection of teas.

Upgrade the Pass to a Twilight Abseiling (includes Gourmet Pizza delivered to the Quarry) for an additional $75. Each additional person $25 Adult and $12.50 for Kids under 16

Chidlow Hall - special Christmas Twilight Market

Saturday 18 November
Chidlow Hall monthly markets are held on the third Saturday of the month. This month the regular markets will be replaced with a special Twilight Markets from 4pm-7pm.  Browse the beautiful range of local, handmade crafts, arts, giftware, skincare, homemade jams, chutneys, cakes, locally grown fruit and veg, plants and more. Old Northam Road, Chidlow. Tel: Irene on 0427 772 712, or view Facebook for information.

Mundaring Arts Centre - Exhibitions program

Through to Sunday 19 November

Gallery 1 | Peggy Lyon Survey | About Turn: A Quiet, Interrupted Art Life
Curated by Sue Starcken and Catherine Swioklo.

Celebrating over 35 years of arts practice by dedicated artist, environmentalist, teacher and volunteer Peggy Lyon. Through multifarious techniques and mediums, Peggy has quietly built up a stunning range of works which are predominantly held in private and public Collections.

Gallery 2 | Mundaring Environmental Art Project 2017 | Leaf Litter - Hidden Habitats at our Feet

Hundreds of primary school children from across the eastern region immerse themselves in a world of environmental discovery and problem-solving to come up with designs for the 2017 Mundaring Environmental Art Banners to be displayed in the Mundaring town centre.

Mundaring Arts Centre.  7190 Great Eastern Highway, Mundaring. Visit website.

Festival in the Forest

Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 November
To coincide with National Nude Week, Sunseekers is hosting a "Festival in the Forest" themed event. There will be plenty of sports and activities to try including tennis, petanque, darts, archery, yoga, face and body painting. Food and prizes! Book early to stay all weekend. Visit Facebook

By the Brook Restaurant - Wine Matched Fine Dining Experience

Sunday 26 November - Date to be confirmed - Feedback welcome!
Enjoy a four course fine dining meal created by Chef Caleb Azuka with perfectly matched wines.  To accompany your meal you will be introduced to some exciting wines which have been perfectly paired with each course.  All inclusive cost: $89 per person.

Bookings essential. 2170 Seaborne Street, Parkerville. Tel: 9295 5777. Visit Facebook.

Lunch with a view - Reflections Cafe at Lake Leschenaultia

Reflections Cafe, located at spectacular Lake Leschenaultia will continue to offer lunch on Fridays from 10am to 2pm throughout October. With excellent value meals (dine in or take away) and friendly service, complemented by the beautiful backdrop of the lake, Reflections Cafe is well worth a visit!

The cafe is also open for breakfast and lunch on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the year. View menus on the website here. Lake Leschenaultia, Rosedale Rd, Chidlow Tel 9290 6645

Mundaring District Museum - Hoof Prints in the Hills

Throughout the month of November
Since 1830 when exploration parties, accompanied by pack-horses, first ventured over Western Australia’s Darling Range in search of greener pastures, horses’ hoofprints have made a mark on the Hills’ landscape. Whether used for ploughing, warfare, transportation, entertainment or therapy, horses have been integral in shaping and enriching the Shire of Mundaring’s past and present.

This exhibition, presented by Mundaring and Hills Historical Society, celebrates the horse, and the many and varied ways humans have interacted with these magnificent animals over the years.

Open Monday-Friday 9am-4pm, Saturday 9.30am-4pm
Sundays 10am-2.30pm.

The Old School House (co-located with Mundaring Visitor Centre), 7225 Great Eastern Highway, Mundaring.
Tel: 9295 0540. Visit MHHS Facebook page here.

Midland Tourist Park

Midland Tourist Park – Affordable Quality Accommodation near Perth Hills!
Midland Tourist Park is conveniently located to explore Perth Hills and the Swan Valley and offers a wide range of accommodation options from small en-suite rooms to large self-contained chalets as well as caravan sites and camping areas. Book directly and benefit from our special offers. Visit our website for more details. Midland Tourist Park, 6 Toodyay Rd, Middle Swan.
Tel: 9274 3002

Mundaring Hotel - Regular entertainment in November

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

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. Children's meals are only $2 on Monday, Tuesday and Saturday evenings, when purchased with a main, adult meal. Visit website here.  Corner of Nichol and Jacoby Street, Mundaring. Tel: 9295 1006

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

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

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