Harris House Open Day

qld 5 May 2018
Come and view one of Toowoomba’s most historic buildings at Harris House Community Open Day from 10am-3pm.
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Volunteer Recruitment Morning Tea – Hou Wang Temple

qld 12 May 2018
We invite you to become one of the valued volunteers at Hou Wang Temple.
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Free Community Open Day – Hou Wang Temple

qld 12 May 2018
If you have never visited Hou Wang Temple, come and see this fascinating display.
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Trust Our Women: Women artists at the S.H. Ervin Gallery

nsw 10 Apr 2018 - 6 May 2018
The works have recently been conserved & re-framed thanks to the generous response of National Trust members to special fundraising appeals and the much-valued corporate and public support. Highlights of the exhibition will include a suite of modernist prints by Australian women such as Margaret Preston, Thea Proctor, Ethleen Palmer,
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Heritage Walk 10 – Acton Peninsula – Canberra’s birthplace and first suburb [REPEAT]

act 3 Jun 2018
BY POPULAR DEMAND, A REPEAT PERFORMANCE! Join this fascinating walk back in time to visit the site of Canberra’s first European settlement in 1824, and to explore the Acton Conservation Area. Acton ridge is not only the birthplace of Canberra, its veritable Sydney Cove, but also where it grew up. From
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Retford Park Garden Symposium: The Art of Creative Pruning

nsw 24 Jul 2018 - 26 Jul 2018
Thanks to years of meticulous care, the gardens of Retford Park have become a centre for gardening excellence. This three day symposium will include lectures and visits to other significant gardens as well as twin accommodation at the beautiful neighbouring property, Milton Park which, like Retford Park, was also built
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Eryldene August Open Weekend

nsw 11 Aug 2018
Visit the garden and admire the continuing display of colour as magnificent azaleas and late flowering camellias come into bloom.
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Transitions: Everglades Historic House & Gardens

nsw 5 May 2018 - 27 May 2018
As well as photographs and a book, Transitions is a series of storyboards, aspects of Everglades over decades. The storyboards combine Tracy’s images with archival materials and contributions from those who have known the place intimately. They include diary passages of the garden’s creator, Paul Sorensen, celebrated regionally for his
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Coromandel Valley Guided Walks on Request

sa 28 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
A guided walk in Coromandel Valley can be arranged to suit your group requirements. Combining a comfortable walk and beautiful settings will enhance fascinating stories of people and places. The guide knows the history of the area and encourages interaction. Discuss your walk with contacts below. Light tea break included.
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Olivewood Historic Homestead Museum-Renmark Honours Gallipoli at Olivewood

sa 3 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
Renmark and district sent a record number of men per capita to WWI and won the Brookman Flag. Many local men were at Gallipoli and some of their letters were printed in the local newspaper and are on display with battlefield artefacts and photographs. Cost: Adult $7, Concession $5, Child
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Tombstones and Tales

sa 19 May 2018
Hear about the lives of Penola Pioneers. Continue to Penola Visitor Information Centre for extra activities and refreshments. Cost: $10 Per Person.
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Submerged: Stories of Australia’s Shipwrecks

sa 14 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
Presented by Australian National Maritime Museum and Australian Maritime Museums Council, *Submerged* uncovers Australia’s fascinating shipwreck history. Selected from national research, it shares 14 of the most compelling stories including the wrecks of steamers, schooners, trawlers and a submarine. Millicent Museum is hosting this unique display. Please note: Monday –
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Gammon Cottage – Bygone Era Skills Used to Restore Old Buildings

sa 18 May 2018
Bygone Era Skills Used to Restore Old Buildings. An opportunity to observe techniques relating to the restoration of old buildings.
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Keith National Trust & Bordertown Public Library

sa 5 May 2018
A Beginner’s Guide to Searching Family and Local History Online. Explore your family background through an introduction to the history databases of the State Library of SA eg index to convict records; genealogy; births, deaths and marriages records and SA directories online. Also, Trove and tips to navigate the history
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Willunga Slate: Uses Old and New

sa 19 May 2018
How has the Willunga Slate industry left its mark on the township of Willunga? Following an introductory talk, join our expert guide to explore Willunga and discover uses old and new. See the beauty and functionality of slate as used since 1840. Cost: Adult $10, Child free.
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Willunga Slate Carvings

sa 20 May 2018
Willunga’s slate carvings are a rural folk art that is unique. Our speaker, Dr Paddy O’Toole, will locate Willunga’s carvings on the world stage and demonstrate how the carvings inform us of life in the nineteenth century. In this presentation, you will view objects rarely seen and discover their significance.
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Open Doors Weekend. Courthouse and Slate Museum

sa 29 Apr 2018
From 1855, law and justice were delivered at the Willunga Courthouse. The Slate Museum, situated in the former Stables (1865), tells the story of Willunga Slate from the 1840s. These buildings, typical of their era, are open for guided exploration. Artisans will demonstrate nineteenth century crafts. Cost: By donation.
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Open Doors Weekend: Bassett Boys’ Schoolroom.

sa 28 Apr 2018
Explore the 1862 Bassett Boys’ Schoolroom in Willunga, which is typical of its era and furnished appropriately. Children are especially welcome to join in activities such as making a Victorian peg doll, dressing up in period costume and playing games such as marbles, quoits and top spinning. Cost: By donation.
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Noarlunga Volunteer Rifles Re-enactment Display.

sa 29 Apr 2018
The Noarlunga Volunteer Rifles, using historically accurate uniforms, rifles and accoutrements, will recreate an exciting and significant part of nineteenth century history. They will demonstrate volley firing and skirmish and will re-enact an ‘Equipment Issue’ (coming to the local courthouse to have their rifles and equipment checked). Cost: By donation.
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Methodists and Monuments: A Cemetery Walk

sa 20 May 2018
The Willunga Wesleyan Methodist (now Uniting) Cemetery was established in 1844, and the earliest monument dates from 1846. Join us on this cemetery walk that focuses on the Wesleyan Methodists who built Willunga in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. See how the Willunga slate industry is reflected in their monuments.
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Cinemallunga Presents Willunga Talkies of 1936.

sa 5 May 2018
Thanks to Cinemallunga, re-live an evening at the Willunga Talkies in 1936. Dress in period costume; join a singalong; see a newsreel, two movies and a cartoon: *Mrs Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch*, *Car 99* and *An Elephant Never Forgets*. Refreshments at interval. Find yourself in Willunga 80 years ago!
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