There’s plenty to do for all ages in the Riverina this long weekend.
Head to The Rocky Regional Observatory and marvel at the wonderous night sky.
Catch any of the screenings of Spider-Man Across the Spider-Verse, The Little Mermaid, Sweet As or the Boogeyman this week.
Head over to the Parkside Cottage Museum and take a stroll back in time at the timber cottage.
Oasis Aquatic Centre is showcasing radio-controlled model ships, while Tumut River Brewing is hosting brewery tours.
Head to Junee Licorice Factory to browse the markets or get along to Griffith for Sunday Blues at Piccolo Family Farm.
Wagga Wagga Veterans and Vintage Motor Club is inviting everyone to a general public viewing of the vintage vehicles on display.
Vinnies is inviting families of all backgrounds and cultures to a free playgroup for children under five at the PCYC Wagga.
When: All week, 9 – 15 June, 6:30 pm to 9 pm
Where: The Rock Observatory, 3778 Lockhart-the Rock Road, The Rock
Enjoy the wonders of space at NSW’s newest observatory located just 32 km south of Wagga Wagga.
When: All week, 9 – 15 June
Where: Forum 6, 77 Trail Street, Wagga Wagga
Cost: Various. Tickets can be purchased here.
There are many films to watch at the cinema in the coming week. Miles Morales returns in Spider-Man Across the Spider-Verse. Disney’s live action The Little Mermaid is still going strong. Also screening at the cinema, Sweet As, the Australian film, follows an Indigenous teenager who discovers photography during a youth trip in Western Australia. For all you horror/thriller lovers don’t miss the supernatural horror film Boogeyman.
When: Friday to Sunday, 9 to 11 June, 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Parkside Cottage Museum, Narrandera
Cost: For admission, the cottage asks visitors for a donation.
Head to the historic museum in Narrandera and explore the old timber cottage and its eclectic collections.
When: Saturday 10 June, 10 am to 4 pm, Sunday 11 June, 10 am to 2 pm
Where: Oasis Aquatic Centre, 50 Morgan Street, Wagga Wagga
Cost: Spectator fee of $2 applies.
Calling all model ship enthusiasts. Radio-controlled scale model ships are on show at the Oasis Aquatic Centre in Wagga. Everyone is invited to the 17th annual ‘Carrier and Escorts’ exhibition over the long weekend.
When: Saturday 10 June
Where: Tumut River Brewing, 1-5 Capper Street, Tumut
Cost: Tickets are $30 and can be purchased here.
Riverina beer lovers can head to Tumut over the long weekend to taste the region’s finest beers. Tumut River Brewing gives you the opportunity to see, smell and taste craft beer during its manufacturing process.
When: Sunday 11 June, 9 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Junee Licorice Factory, 45 Lord Street, Junee
Junee markets at the Licorice Factory have something for everyone with toys for the young, homemade preserves – sweet and sour for the adults, soaps, candles, jewellery, knitted products and more.
When: Sunday 11 June, noon to 4 pm
Where: Piccolo Family Farm, 1814 Mallinson Rd, Lake Wyanga
Cost: Tickets are $25 and can be purchased here or at the door. Kids under 12 enter for free.
Spend a relaxing Sunday afternoon at the Piccolo Family Farm and enjoy great blues music. Bring your chair and a picnic rug to enjoy the great food and open bar. No BYO.
When: Sunday 11 June, 9 am to noon
Where: The Range Function Centre, Copland Street East Wagga Wagga
Cost: Gold coin donation at the gate.
Vintage motor vehicle enthusiasts have something to get excited about. Wagga Wagga Veterans and Vintage Motor Club is inviting everyone to a general public viewing of the vintage vehicles on display. Food and refreshments will be available on the day. A barbecue will be provided by Yarrangundry RFS.
When: Thursday 15 June, 10 am to noon
Where: PCYC Wagga Wagga, 11 Fitzhardinge Street, Wagga Wagga
Cost: Free entry.
Families of all backgrounds and cultures are invited to the free playgroup for children under five years. Morning tea will be provided on the day.