Friday, October 11
Multicultural Women's Group will meet at the Neighbourhood Centre at 96 Russell Street at noon. Call Isabel, 6332 3019, or Hai-Choo, 6332 4669.
Scentsy Halloween Party will be held at 2pm at 12 Sundown Drive, Kelso.
Acoustic Autograph will play at the Dudley Hotel from 6pm.
Bathurst Men's Shed will be open at 140 Havannah Street from 9.30am-2.30pm. Call Ross McCourt, 6337 2536.
Saturday, October 12
The annual Great Race Festival Saturday Street Fair from 10am to 4pm will feature food and market stalls, entertainment by local artists and activities for the kids, including $2 rides. The Disney Kids' Zone, with Mack the Transporter and Lightning McQueen, is back.
Learn how to create a scarf from merino wool from 10am to noon. For more information, call Carol Dobson, 0427 314 776, or email email@example.com.
Luke O'Shea and Lyn Bowtell's Love and Laughter Tour will be at Panthers Bathurst at 7pm.
Tuesday, October 15
Bathurst Library has a couple of upcoming events. Author Judy Nunn will speak at the library about her new book Khaki Town from 6.15pm on October 15 and a free talk on legal rights under the National Disability Insurance Scheme will be held on Friday, October 18 from 11am. Bookings are required for both events. To book or for more information, phone 6333 6281.
Thursday, October 17
Andrew Fletcher will talk about the stories Bathurst's World War One veterans never told when he speaks at the next Bathurst District Historical Society Monthly Muster. Hear how nurses suffered great hardships just to keep nursing the men, and British officers' opinion on Australian troops. The Monthly Musters are held in the Uniting Church Activities Hall in William Street, opposite Machattie Park. Musters, which are open to the public, start at 7.30pm.
Friday, October 18
Charles Sturt University Bathurst graduate Charlotte Wood will talk about her latest book, The Weekend, at the Victoria from 6pm. Tickets are $15 and available from BooksPlus on 6331 5994 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Want to know how you can keep your garden healthy during dry times? Qualified horticulturalist and award-winning gardener Dhyan Blore is presenting one-and-a-half-hour free interactive workshops designed for home gardeners. Visit http://bit.ly/BRCWaterEvents to book.
Holy Trinity Spring Fair will be held in the Parish and Community Centre at 81 Gilmour Street, Kelso on Saturday, October 19 from 9am to 1pm. Stalls will include white elephant, books, craft, cakes, bargains for blokes, bling and Christmas gifts. There will also be a barbecue, Devonshire teas and a chocolate wheel. Raffle will be drawn at 1pm.
Can Assist Bathurst will hold a fundraising Christmas lunch at the Bathurst RSL on November 14. Cost for the lunch is $40 per person and it will feature a two-course meal, tea and coffee, raffle prizes and lucky door competition. Call Barbara Piddington on 6332 1036 for tickets.
Allegri Singers and friends will perform Karl Jenkins' The Armed Man on Saturday, November 2 at All Saints' Cathedral, Bathurst and Sunday, November 3 in the Derek Pigot Auditorium, Kinross Wolaroi School, Orange. Tickets are available from Books Plus, Bathurst, Orange Regional Conservatorium of Music at www.trybooking.com or at the door.