HAWKESBURY REGIONAL GALLERY. EXHIBITION - HAWKEBURY ART FAIR. enjoy (and perhaps buy) original art from our best artists. 4 November - 4 December. We think you will be charmed and surprised at some of these offerings. Artists and artisans from across the Hawkesbury are showcasing their work. It is quite an exhibition. (Closed Tuesday)

HAWKESBURY CENTRAL LIBR ARY WINDSOR: 29 November 7pm - 8.30pm. An Evening with Astronomer Fred Watson  Mr. Watson marks the centenary of John Tebbutt's death with an account of Tebbutt's world and his world wide reputation in the field. Bookings essential. (Refreshments) 4560 4460.

AUSTRALIANA PIONEER VILLAGE TWILIGHT MARKETS FRIDAY 2 DECEMBER 5PM - 9PM. A great event for Christmas shopping. Santa & Mrs. Claus arrive at 7:30pm (photo opportunities). Carolling and Christmas music. Speciality shops and eateries will be open. The Village closes for holidays 4pm Sunday 18 December and re-opens 10am Sunday 8 January,  (02) 4575 1777,  Rose Street, Wilberforce.

CRAZY BEAUTIFUL LIFE (Homewares) in Richmond is fully stocked for Christmas shopping. . . such a beautiful shop. A new item for year round: local artist Alicia Goldstien has charming cards and framable quotes of her Hand Karma. 'Hand drawn ink quotes that heal, inspire and make us smile.' 332 Windsor Street, Richmond. Closed Sundays and public holidays. 02 4578 8808.

HAWKESBURY VISITOR CENTRE, CLARENDON  (02 4560 4620) Staff are a wealth of knowledge. Drop by for all Hawkesbury information. Books, maps, brochures and guides. 9-5pm Monday - Friday; Saturday & Sunday 9 - 4pm.


HAWKESBURY REGIONAL GALLERY: PERFORMANCE IN THE GALLERY.   This is a series of dance and theatre making workshops designed for people with mixed abilities. Embracing difference and presenting opportunity for creative expression, the workshops cover a wide range of skills. Tuesdays 10.30am and 12midday. 14 July - 15 September. (Fee) Bookings: Katy Loughrey 0416 482 151


HAWKESBURY REGIONAL GALLERY: ART AND DEMENTIA TOURS ON THIRD THUESDAY OF EACH MONTH AT 11AM. Bookings are essential. These workshops are designed for those living with Dementia and for their carers. Facilitated by gallery staff (specially trained by Alzheimer's Australia) the experience offers an enriching program. Bookings 02 4560 4418.