THE WALCHA MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL IS A FABULOUS TWO-DAY FESTIVAL HELD ANNUALLY DURING THE MONTH OF OCTOBER IN THE BEAUTIFUL TOWN OF WALCHA, PART OF THE NEW ENGLAND HIGH COUNTRY
Walcha is a lush pasture wonderland with beautiful scenery, public and retail art galleries, antiques, historical buildings, delightful cafes and accommodation just minutes from spectacular waterfalls, World Heritage listed Wilderness Areas and National Parks.
Day One centres around McHattan Park and includes the Farmers Market, Billy Cart Derby and PKF Walcha Road Ride Challenges.
The Walcha Quilt Exhibition is held over both days in the woolshed at historic Langford House. The Quilt Exhibition opening night is on Friday 19 October from 6-9pm at the Langford Woolshed. Cost is $5 and includes wine and finger food. All welcome.
Other events on Saturday include a Trash & Treasure Market at the Fun Clown Shop and a Saturday afternoon session of live music at the Commercial Hotel.
Day Two is held in the expansive grounds of historic Langford House, a grand two-story mansion one kilometre south of Walcha.
For the bike riders there is an enjoyable social mountain bike ride organised by New England Mountain Bikers, taking in the dirt back roads and finishing at Langford for the festival.
For the non riders there is plenty to see and do at Langford including; tours of the historic mansion, vintage cars & motorcyles, remote controlled model ships, live entertainment, Fleece to Fashion Awards parades, a rock climbing wall, a variety of market stalls, delicious food, New England Brewing Beers and Whyworry Wines.
The children will be entertained with free activities including bush croquet, facepainting, an egg throwing competition and jumping castle.
For information on the Walcha Mountain Festival please contact Susie or Lisa at the Walcha Visitor Information Centre on 02 6774 2460 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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