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Short Street Kitchen - Dairy Free Cheesemaking workshop

Saturday 5 June
This introductory workshop is all about learning how to make dairy free cheese from scratch using whole foods. Sample everything as you go, but save room for a nourishing brunch after a walk around the gardens and orchards.

Note this is an introductory class. It does not cover more advanced non-dairy cheese making techniques. Workshop runs 12.30pm-4.30pm. View website for more info. here.

Bush Tucker Talk and Tasting

Saturday 5 June - 10am-1pm
Join Wardandi Bibbulmun woman Dale Tilbrook on a cultural journey that will ignite all the senses.

Sniff, touch and taste native Australian bush foods, herbs, spices and peppers, discover their medicinal properties.  More here

Kung-Fu Tea Ceremony

Saturday 5 June 1.30-2pm or 2.20pm-2.50pm
Take part in a traditional Taiwanese Kung-Fu Tea Ceremony with Carol Natalotto. Slow down and join Carol in one of two 30 minute sessions as she shares her tea making skills and knowledge of tea houses and ceramic tea wares. More here

Mundaring Arts Centre - June exhibition program

Exhibition opens Saturday 5 June
Gallery 1 - Urban
Michelle Campbell’s solo exhibition investigates the psychological impact of the changing urban landscape. 
Gallery 2 - Food for Thought
Food for Thought welcomes the community to share food, skills and conversations about food culture. The exhibition showcases the result of skill sharing workshops between master artists and the local community as part of the project.

Visit website for info. Open Tues to Fri 10am-5pm, Sat and Sun 11am-3pm. T: 9295 3991

Kalamunda to Mundaring Hiking Experience

Saturday 5 June
The Kalamunda to Mundaring Weir section of the Bibbulmun Track features steep rocky terrain, flowing waters, granite boulders, picturesque views over Mundaring Weir and Lake CY O’Connor, plus amazing valley views! Join Off The Beaten Track WA who will guide you along this 20km section of this world class trail. 8am-3.30pm. Hike includes Morning Tea. View Facebook event.

Juniper Galleries new exhibition - Palette

Opening Sunday 6 June
Showcasing talented WA artists: Rob Forlani, Ayad Alqaragholli, Cy Rocchi, Jeanette Dyson, Ric Burkitt, Caroline Christie Coxon, Jacinda Bayne, plus vibrant jewellery from Grace Hummerston and select works from the late Robert Juniper. Official opening from 2pm with your favourite swing jazz Rubaclava playing live. Sponsored by Juniper Wines.

Juniper Galleries 41a Dalry Road Darlington. More info. here.  Open 10am-5pm weekends or weekdays by appointment. Wheelchair, bark and tantrum friendly.

Prepare for your Best Plastic Free July with Amanda Welschbillig

Wednesday 9 June
Find out how you can be plastic free this July from the experts at Wasteless Pantry

Does the idea of going plastic free seem both worthwhile and challenging? Join this workshop with Wasteless Pantry co-owner, Amanda Welschbillig, to find out the how and why of going single-use plastic free this July. You will be joining a worldwide challenge that was started here in WA.

Bookings are essential for this FREE event. Register here. 6pm-7pm Shire of Mundaring Civic Room, 7000 Great Eastern Highway, Mundaring 

Mundaring Garden & Farmers Markets

Saturdays 12 & 26 June (fortnightly)
Come and enjoy a brand new, free, community event, the Mundaring Garden and Farmers Market. This exciting new market is a celebration of all things gardening and fresh produce with some amazing local businesses. Located near Sculpture Park, currently fortnightly on Saturday mornings (once there are more stall holders on board it is planned for this to switch to a weekly markets). 8am-12 noon, Mundaring Sculpture Park, Jacoby Street, Mundaring. View Facebook page

Mundaring District Museum - Open All Hours ** New ** Exhibition

Exhibition runs through to March 2022
‘Open All Hours’,  the Mundaring & Hills Historical Society’s new museum exhibition is now open. It tells the story of shops and shopping in the Shire of Mundaring, from the 1880s to the 1980s – a time when most shops were still family-run businesses that were an integral part of the community. Featuring items from Wells General Store, a Mundaring institution between 1911 and 1958. Find out when self-service replaced personal service in our shops, and how the area’s retail landscape has changed over the last 100 years.  7225 Gt Eastern Hwy, Mundaring

Perth Trail Series: Eagle and Child Winter Series

Sunday 13 June
Join Perth Trail Series for this trail event through John Forrest National Park.There's a 5km, 13km or half marathon to choose. All of the courses contain nice, wide fire trail as well as awesome single track and they are all loops that see you starting and finishing in the same location. Info here.

Rotary Mundaring Sunday Markets

Sunday 13 June
Check out 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 run 9am-2pm on the second Sunday of the month in Nichol St, Mundaring. View Rotary Mundaring Sunday Markets on Facebook here

The Hills Choir presents "The Music's Always There With You"

Sunday 13 June
An uplifting afternoon concert of choral works, from Mozart and Elgar to Lennon & McCartney, featuring Dames des Cordes string quartet. The concert will be followed by a sumptous afternoon tea. Tickets are $25 for adults $5 for children. You can save money by booking family or group tickets.  Ticket bookings are online and tickets are delivered by email. 

Concert starts: 2pm. Eastern Hills Senior High School, Keane St East, Mt Helena. View event on Facebook here

Hills Fabric & Craft De-Stash

Saturday 19 June
Have you changed direction in your artistic endeavour? Do you have many unused craft or art supplies that you have been saving for a rainy day? YES you say - then it's time to destash! Book your spot at $50 (2m x 2m space) here.  Buyers have FREE entry. 9.30am-2pm Mundaring Church of Christ, 1470 Stoneville Rd, Mundaring. More here

Off the Beaten Track WA - Tunnels, Falls & Eagle Views Midweek

Wednesday 23 June
Experience the historic Swan View Tunnel, the delightfully scenic National Park Falls and views of the Swan Coastal Plain from the Eagle View Lookout on the Tunnels, Falls &  Eagle Views 10km guided hike through John Forrest National Park with Off the Beaten Track WA. Hike commences 8am from Pechey Road, Swan View. 

Eagle View Highlights at Twilight with The Hike Collective

Saturday 26 June
Immerse yourself amongst the trees of the Eagle View Trail and the best bits of John Forrest National Park with this 6km guided hike to the magnificent Eagle View Lookout and return with The Hike Collective. Climb snaking trails leading to elevated vistas along the Darling Scarp and take in the rich history of WA’s first National Park. 3pm-5.30pm

Indian Cooking Classes in the Perth Hills

Enjoy a relaxing day in the Hills with Cumin Cook. Prapti will teach you how to cook traditional vegetarian dishes from various regions of India from her home kitchen in Hovea.

Cumin Cook classes are extremely popular and book out very quickly. The first spot available is in August, so book quickly and don’t miss out!

Classes are usually held on a Saturday from 10am to 1pm. Prapti also takes private bookings and designs a class to suit what you would like to learn. Book a cooking class via the Cumin Cook website.  T: 0438 044 489

Perrella's Cafe - A Hidden Treasure

Nestled in the historic village centre of Darlington, Perrella’s delight in providing high quality in-house made delicious cuisine and locally roasted coffee. 

Surrounded by parks and nature, Perrella's is a great place to unwind or catch up with friends. Now open for Pizza on Friday and Saturday evenings, takeaway or dine-in with  BYO favourite wine or beer. See the website for details, or check them out on Facebook.
1 Benong Road, Darlington T: 9252 0062

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

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. Open for Lunch on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, and for Dinner Wednesday - Sunday. 1200 Alison Street, Mount Helena. Bookings and Enquiries T: 6244 4800 or email thelounge@amarooretreat.com.au

Hemingway & Co, Mundaring

Hemingway & Co brings all the fun of an inner-city bar right into the heart of Mundaring, with a focus on providing an exceptional range of drinks, a small dining menu and outstanding service 7 days a week.  Check out their jazz Tuesdays, on between 7pm-9pm. Stay up to date by following Hemingway & Co on Facebook. 7095 Great Eastern Highway, Mundaring

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

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 Facebook.Cnr Nichol/Jacoby St, Mundaring.  T: 9295 1006

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 with a great line up of live music on Friday and Saturday from 6.30pm and Sunday 3.30pm. 6-18 Owen Rd, Parkerville. T: 9295 4500