WHAT'S ON

What's On: Your guide to getting out in Oberon and beyond

IF YOU GO INTO THE WOODS: You might find Teddy Bears.
IF YOU GO INTO THE WOODS: You might find Teddy Bears.

Teddy Bear's Picnic

At home

It was postponed (poor Teddy Bears) but now it's back on for April 10. This is going to be a fun family day with activities for kids and their parents. There will be a barbecue lunch and games. One not to be missed. Oberon Common. April 10, 11.30am.

Field to Forest

Plan ahead

Food, wine and foraging are returning with the Field to Forest Festival that will showcase what makes the Oberon region so great. There will be specialised foraging trips for mushrooms, forest lunches, wine tasting and 4WD tag-along trips. Renzaglia's famous Harvest Long Lunch returns along with the Wjne Beer and Spirit Trail Open Days. You can drop in to Mayfield for a glorious display of autumn colour. April, Various

Bathurst 500

Nearby

There's a long list of events on and off track for the Bathurst 500, the first sprint round to be held on the mountain since 1996. Check out Picnic in the Parade featuring live music, markets and onstage gigs from Supercar drivers on Friday, at the National Motor Racing Museum spend some time tracking the history of motorsports and the Hot Wheels Stunt Team will be doing crazy tyre smoking drift demos. On track the action kicks off early on Friday and ends with the Supercars Championship on Sunday afternoon. Tickets for event and camping sites from premier.ticketek.com.au. February 26-28, various. If you're a motorsports fan, then also put the Bathurst 6 hour in the diary for Easter (April 2-4). Grab your tickets at ticketmaster.com.au.

Inland Sea of Sound

Music festival

With a line-up that includes C.W Stoneking, Kate Ceberano, Mo'Ju, Hussy Hicks, Smith and Jones, Andy Nelson, The Mirandas and The Safety of LIfe At Sea this year's festival is one to put in the diary. Sub Tribe - an electronic roots/dub fusion Kiwi band - will be the first cab off the rank. February 24-28, Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre, 105 William St. Book at tickets.inlandseaofsound.com.au.

INLAND SEA OF SOUND: The Safety of Life at Sea from the Bathurst area is on the line-up.

INLAND SEA OF SOUND: The Safety of Life at Sea from the Bathurst area is on the line-up.

Walk 'N' Talk

At home + Plan ahead

Australia's Local Hero for 2021 has encouraged people to get out and meet their neighbours, so here's your chance. Walk 'n' Talk for Life aims to connect people with their community to help with mental health and prevent suicide. It's a positive way to help people who are struggling. The next event will be on March 13 on Oberon Common.