Robina Beard will be Oberon's Australia Day Ambassador at this year's celebrations at the showground hall on January 26. Ms Beard, an entertainer, dancer and actor, became a household name after starring as "Madge" in the long-running advertisement for Palmolive dishwashing liquid. Australia Day events will start from 9am with an Aussie-inspired morning tea and entertainment from Clancy Pye. This will be followed by the official Australia Day ceremony where award winners will be announced. Register for your free tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/australia-day-celebrations-tickets-132482808647.
The much loved Tarana markets are up and running to 'near normal' again after being impacted by COVID-19 restrictions. And it's wonderful to have them back. The markets are on at the RFS sheds at Tarana. January will have the first night market on Sunday January 24, from 5pm-8pm. Emphasis will be on food and wine, so take the opportunity to enjoy the music and a relaxed evening meal.
The Oberon Youth Council Community Drive-in will be held on Saturday, January 30 at the Oberon Showgrounds in Ross Street. Just $5 per person, book in now for this fun drive-in movie event. Details pending on the movie being screened. Gates open at 8pm for an 8.30pm start. Bookings essential. Contact council for further info.
There will be all the fun of the fair this Australia Day in Bathurst. From Saturday until Tuesday the Fun Fair will be at Bathurst Showgrounds, with two slots at 11am and 4.30pm limited to 500 people. Tickets will cost $6 a person, or you can pick up a $30 armband for unlimited rides in a specific time slot.
If you're looking for something to do this Saturday morning, January 23, get along to the Bathurst Regional Art Gallery for a craft making session. Contact Bathurst Regional Art Gallery70 -78 Keppel Street to book.