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2018 Oxley Bicentenary 
      Events Calendar

SIGNIFICANT EVENTS 

  • Fri 21 - Sun 23 Sept Weekend of Oxley at Mount Seaview, Official Opening of Bicentenary. Book launch John Oxley, a new perspective by Rob Tickle BA; Guest speakers: Botanist Dr Ian Telford; Author Richard Grimmond; WDHS Oxley’s way today; 4wd Safari to Mt Jasper & Echo Point; campfire yarns at riverside. $275pp all inclusive, twin share; [$20 extra transfer from Wauchope] Bookings: $100 dep. 0424226258
  • Sat 29 Sept Bicentenary Community Family Dance 6pm Showground Hall, DJ, BYO refreshments, $15pp. children 5-16yrs $5pp 
  • Wed 3 Oct 4WD trip Bago Mountain, depart Town Clock 8.30am. Bookings essential $45pp, 0424 226 258 
  • Sat 6 Oct Governor’s Ball Wauchope RSL 6pm, live band, formal or historic dress, 2-course meal, $75pp, tables of 8, bookings: 0414 845 348 cathylw@yahoo.com 
  • Sun 7 Oct Governor’s Garden Party at ‘Claremont’ Oxley Head 1.30-5pm, semi-formal dress, light refreshments, wandering minstrels, $20pp, bookings 0424 226 258
  • Sat 13 Oct Oxley explores Camden Haven open day at museum, mini conference at School of Arts, Bold St. 9am-3pm 0408 113 313

SCHOOLS - John Oxley presentations by Richard Grimmond 

  • Wed 5 Sept Comboyne 
  • Fri 7 Sept St Joseph Primary 
  • Tues 11 Sept Beechwood - 3 sessions 
  • Wed 19 Sept Telegraph Point & Rollands Plains 
  • Tues 25 Sept Long Flat & Huntingdon 
  • Wed 17 Oct Wauchope Primary 

OXLEY ORIENTATED CHURCH SERVICES 

  • Sun 16 Sept St Cuthbert’s Ellenborough 11am 
  • Sun 23 Sept All Saints Pappinbarra 2pm, afternoon tea at Hollisdale Hall 
  • Sun 30 Sept 8am St Matthews Anglican, Wauchope 
  • Sun 7 Oct Uniting Church, Beechwood 9am 
  • Sun 7 Oct St James Church, Byabarra 11am 

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MEET THE AUTHOR & BOOK SIGNING: 

Rob Tickle, John Oxley, a new perspective - Consulting archaeologist, historian, paleoanthropologist 

  • Tues 2 Oct, Wauchope Library, 10.30am 
  • Wed 3 Oct Loggers Restaurant, Timbertown Resort 7.30pm 
  • Thurs 4 Oct Wauchope Country Club, 10.30am 
  • Mon 15 Oct Port Macquarie library, 10.30am 

SPORTING EVENTS 

  • Sat 15 Sept 1pm, Greyhound Race Track Wauchope. 10 races, Free entry 
  • Sat 29 Sept Greyhound meeting Wauchope, from 1pm Bicentenary Cup at 3.20pm. Free entry 
  • Mon1-Sun 7 Oct Wauchope Country Club, Bicentenary golf & bowls events 
  • Sat 6 Oct Wauchope RSL Cricket Club Season Opening Cricket Match, Andrews Park 1pm; 0423165300 
  • Sat 13 Oct Horse Race -Wauchope Old Boys’ Bicentennial Cup, Wauchope Racecourse, gates open 11.30am 
  • Sat 27 Oct Oxley Bicentenary Motor Cycle Ride, motor cycle friendly town initiative 0418 186 336 

KAY MORRISON’S PLAY  - John Oxley’s Journey 

  • Sun 14 Oct Gala performance, Douglas Vale 5pm $30pp, 0424 065 111, book at Glasshouse
  • Sat 20 Oct Douglas Vale Open Day 9.30am-2.30pm. Play at 12md, gold coin donation
  • Tues 30 Oct Wauchope Country Club 6pm $15pp 0424226258

 BICENTENNIAL CAMPFIRE YARNS 

  • Sat 22 Sept Mount Seaview Resort 
  • Thurs 27 Sept Long Flat Pub, 5pm 
  • Fri 5 Oct Pappinbarra, Family Fun Night, Hollisdale Hall, 6pm, BYO drinks. Food available 

DANCES 

  • Sat 15 Sept Rotary Bush Dance - Showground Hall 6pm $30pp under16 free. 0417 472 723 
  • Sat 15 Sept Old-time Dance Pembrooke Hall 75th Anniv from 6pm $20pp under 16s free 6585 9368 
  • Mon 1 Oct Kindee Family Fun Day and Dance, DJ, 11am Kindee Hall 6587 4273 

 WDHS OXLEY DISPLAYS 

  • Sept-Oct Library & Country Club 
  • Mon 10 Sept WDHS talk VIEW Club, 1pm, RSL Club 
  • Mon 24 Sept WDHS IGA stall 
  • Sun 21 Oct Beechwood Billycart Derby, Oxley display 0418 241 716 

MARKETS & OP SHOPS 

  • Sat 22 Sept Farmers Market Showgrounds 8-1pm 
  • Sat 29 Sept Bicentennial Twilight Markets Bain Park 3pm-8pm 
  • Sun 7 Oct Hollisdale Hall, Pappinbarra 9-12.30pm 
  • Fri 28 Sept Explore Wauchope’s Op Shops and enterprises 

COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION 

  • Sat 15 Sept Bundaleer Gardens Festival 9am-4pm. 
  • Sat 22 Sun 23 Sept Bellrowan Valley ‘Chicks in the Sticks’ 65875227 ride@bellrowanvalley.com.au 
  • Sat 22 Sept Huntingdon School 150th Anniv 10-3pm 
  • Sat 29 Sept Sun 30 Sept, Mon 1 Oct Back to Bonny Hills long weekend reunion Bonny Hills Surf Club 
  • Sun 30 Sept Great Eastland Hub Rally, 70 Vintage cars, Wauchope Showgrounds from 12.15pm 
  • Fri 5 Oct Station Master’s Cottage open day 10 -3.30pm 
  • Sat 13 Oct Wauchope Garden Club 60th Anniversary luncheon, 6585 1766 
  • Sat 20 Sun 21 Oct Bellrowan Bush Pub ride, Bellangry, 65875227 Sat 20-
  • Sun 21 Oct RAHS Conference, Westport Bowling Club

 Contact: 

Jeannette Rainbow 0424 226 258, jeannette.rainbow47@gmail.com 

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