South Coast Food and Wine Festival
Berry Showgrounds, September 13-15
Hosted in picturesque Berry NSW, the festival will celebrate all things good about food and wine from Southern NSW. An award winning food and beverage line up features the regions' best chefs, caterers, restaurants, food producers, wineries, craft breweries, distilleries and coffee roasters. At the heart of the festival is the must-see Festival Village. Pop-up restaurants, culinary theatre, master classes, boutique food and wine matching, cooking schools plus over 50 artisan producers and some of the region's biggest and best-known food and wine icons all together for one amazing weekend. With renowned chefs and producers demonstrating their skill and knowledge at the Nowra Farmers Market master classes, there is plenty to see, smell, taste and aspire to. To visit the website, CLICK HERE.
Sustainable House Day
South Coast, September 15
Open the door to sustainable living by touring some of the South Coast's most environmentally progressive homes on show this Sunday. This unique peer to peer education is a valuable resource for anyone looking for inspiration, ideas and the key to sustainable living. For more than 19 years, Sustainable House Day has provided a great opportunity for hundreds of thousands of people to visit some of Australia's leading green homes. The day will give visitors a chance to inspect firsthand houses that have been designed, built or renovated with sustainability in mind as well as the opportunity to talk to owners and receive unbiased advice. Register online via sustainablehouseday.com and check out what sustainable homes are in your area to visit from 10am-4pm.
A Night Of Acoustic Blues
Narooma, September 13
A very rare chance to hear some of the finest acoustic blues live on stage at The Twist Factory Narooma. Harmonica legend Phil Wiggins (USA) is one of the blues greats and has played in venues such as the White House, Royal Albert Hall, Carnegie Hall, Sydney Opera House and now the Twist Factory. Phil is joined by guitar legend, Dom Turner of the 'Backsliders'. Tickets are limited.
Festival of Open Minds
Bega, September 13 -14
About Regional presents the second Festival of Open Minds at the Bega Valley Civic Centre. The festival kicks off at 6pm on Friday with free event, Parklight. Celebrate community, youth and indigenous culture and enjoy a vivid style light show and projection at the event. On Saturday, be treated to a day of talking and stories. Stories of inspiration, exploration and real-life, from some of Australia's most impressive humans - national, regional and local. The line up includes Tim Costello, Christie Buckingham, Nas Campanella and more. Tickets via festivalofopenminds.com.au.