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Arts in August

Each year, the Arts in August campaign promotes the diversity of the region’s thriving arts and culture sector, supporting local community projects and their development.

The program offers an assortment of exciting events and workshops right across the Central Highlands. Keep an eye open for more details on council’s Facebook page, community newsletters and the CQ News.


All of AugustYarn bombing at Riche Park in Springsure
2-4 AugustBest of Brass 2018 Festival of Bands workshops
5 AugustBest of Brass 2018 performance
4 & 5 AugustLes Walkling photographer workshops with Emerald Photographic Club
8-12 AugustGemfest at Anakie
17 August1971 a retro musical performance profiled in the ArTour program at the Emerald Town Hall
18 AugustThe Springsure Hospital Museum 150th anniversary celebrations
19 AugustEmerald Pottery Club and Emerald Patchwork Club Open Day 9.00am - 12 noon behind the Emerald library
22 AugustCouncil's Senior's Luncheon for Seniors Week in Blackwater
24 AugustVariety Bash Rally visits Blackwater a the May Day grounds
25 AugustDingo Races and trap throwing competition at Dingo Racecourse
25 August10-year anniversary of the Blackwater International Coal Festival including craft fair.
9 SeptemberCapella Pioneer Village Heritage Open Day
18 September to 16 OctoberAstronomical is visiting the region.

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