With the COVID lockdown covering all of the state to varying degrees, restrictions may be in place for events. Check with NSW Health for current information before travelling or attending events in the community. COVID-safe rules will apply at all events. Please check with organisers if your desired events are still going ahead.
Wellington Rotary Markets
The Wellington Rotary Markets are held on the fourth Saturday of the month (July 24). Renowned for its brekky burgers and steak sandwiches, pick up a coffee and check out the stalls, ranging from fresh fruit and veg, and other local produce, to toys, clothing, household items and collectables. 9amto 1pm. Cameron Park, Nanima Crescent, Wellington.
Dubbo Theatre Company production of the hit stage show has a waiting list for tickets. The much-loved songs of ABBA are woven through the story of Sophie, who is about to be married on a Greek island paradise and is determined to discover the identity of her father. Saturday, July 24 and 31, 2pm and 8pm; Friday, July 30,
8pm. $30-$40. Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre.
Charles Sturt University has opened a new art exhibition at Dubbo to showcase the talent and abilities of art teachers in the wider Orana region. Teach features a wide range of media including oil painting, watercolour, drawing, photography and printmaking. Until August 23. Building 901, Charles Sturt University, Dubbo.
Moon in a Dew Drop
Exhibition + workshop
This exhibition will introduce audiences to works from across Australian-Chinese artist, Lindy Lee's, extensive career. Western Plains Cultural Centre, 76 Wingewarra Street, Dubbo. Until August 1, 10am to 4pm.
Dubbo Art Fair
An idea based on public feedback when council's cultural plan was being developed, the inaugural fair will provide a forum for specifically local artists to show their works, build relationships with clients and sell original art work to community members. August 6 to 8. Western Plains Cultural Centre.
Catch the legendary songwriter and 'voice of the Stolen Generations' on his final national tour. Archie Roach's brilliant "Tell Me Why" celebrates his eponymous memoir and latest album. The five-piece band includes pianist Paul Grabowsky and guest vocalist Emma Donovan. Wednesday, August 18. 7.30pm. Dubbo Regional Theatre. $65. Tickets at drtcc.sales.ticketsearch.com/sales/salesevent/12836.
Tap into the magic that was Johnny Cash and June Carter, who enthralled audiences around the world with their songs for over 40 years. Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash & June Carter Show is a two-hour concert that will have you singing, laughing and crying for more. Friday, August 27. 7.30pm. Dubbo Regional Theatre. $29-$55. Tickets at drtcc.sales.ticketsearch.com/sales/salesevent/1124.
This show has been moved from August 7 to Sunday February 20, 2022. Mark Lizotte, aka Diesel, has had a stellar 30-year solo career, following his arrival on the Australian music scene in 1986 with Johnny Diesel and the Injectors. He will be playing his Greatest Hits & Alone With The Blues tour, showcasing his unique blending of rock, soul, R&B and blues. For rescheduling information visit www.drtcc.com.au/whats-on/dieselgreatesthitsalonewithblues.
Jane Gower, one of the "world's finest" bassoonists, will perform live alongside Australia's brightest young classical musicians in Orange next month. The Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra's "Emerge" tour is being directed by Rachael Beesley and features world-class musicians, such as Gower, with talents from the Young Mannheim Symphonists education program. Saturday, August 7. 7pm. Orange Regional Conservatorium. Book at www.trybooking.com/events/landing?eid=678401.
Pack the car
ARIA Award-nominee Julia Jacklin will perform a rare solo performance, drawing on songs from across her entire catalogue as well as some never-before-heard tunes. Saturday, August 14. 7pm. Orange Regional Conservatorium. $46.95. Tickets from events.humanitix.com/hometowns-julia-jacklin-orange/tickets.
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