What’s On August (i)
August 2-4: Orange Winter Fire Festival 2019
A packed program of activities celebrating Orange and its surrounding villages at their winter best! Includes the Orange Readers and Writers Festival. Visit www.orangewinterfirefestival.com.au for the full program of events.
August 2: History Council of NSW Seminar: Memory Research & the Family Historian
Interactive workshop with Associate Professor Tanya Evans on family history, local history, memory and material culture. Held Friday 2 August from 10.30am – 2.30pm in the West Room, next door to Orange City Library. Book online through www.orangewinerfirefestival.com.au or call the library on 6393 8132.
August 3: Readers and Writers Festival
Hear from five guest authors as they speak about their latest works including Meg Keneally, Tim Ayliffe, Summer Land, Felicity McLean and keynote speaker Debra Adelaide. Hotel Canobolas 10am to 3pm. Tickets are $90 each. Visit www.orangewinterfirefestival.com.au
August 3: 4 On The 4loor at the Vic Hotel
Orange’s monthly loud and live music gig returns to the Victoria Hotel with Steve Somerville (catch him before he goes overseas again), The Young & Wild (aka The Robbie Mortimer Trio), Hayleee and trans-funk-jazz-head-fusion GO:AT! 8.30pm til late.
August 4: Sunday Sessions at The Bowlo with Lueth Ajak
Due to overwhelming demand Lueth Ajak is returning to Canowindra’s popular Sunday Sessions at The Bowlo this Sunday! Live and free at the Canowindra Community Bowls & Recreation Club from 3 to 6pm.
August 9: Dami Im – Dreamer Tour
Australia’s most revered pop artist of the new millennium, Dami Im brings her exciting new national tour to the Orange Civic Theatre. 8pm, tickets at Ticketek.
August 10: Women Like Us - Orange Ex Services Club
Women Like Us’ middle-aged mouthy mamas of mirth, Mandy Nolan and Ellen Briggs return to Orange following sell-out shows at the Adelaide Fringe Festival. Doors open at 7.30pm with show at 8pm. Tickets $35 – at the club or online at oesc.com.au
August 14: JAM Orange Open Mic Night at the Orange City Bowling Club
JAM Orange’s monthly Open Mic night at the Orange City Bowling Club. Come and support live, local music from 7.30pm.
August 17: The Country Radio Stars Showcase
A fantastic showcase of Australian independent country music talent. Enjoy 30-minute sets from the likes of Lance Birrell, Kylie Adams-Collier, Vanessa Delaine and ever-popular local artist Justin “Ned” Landers. Orange City Bowling Club, 8pm, tickets are $15 at Club Reception.