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MUSIC AND FESTIVITY
Note: Program may be subject to change.
Garden Grooves presents Katie Noonan
Come and enjoy an afternoon in the company of one of Australia’s top female talents - Katie Noonan, supported by rapidly rising star Maples. Katie Noonan’s technical mastery and pure voice make her one of our most versatile and beloved vocalists. This four-times ARIA Award winning and six-times platinum selling songstress first received praise as the angel-voice of indiepop band George. Book early - tickets are limited!
When: Sun 1 March, 1 pm -4 pm
Celebrating Seniors Week
We will be celebrating our seniors during Seniors Week with free tours of the Garden guided by one of our volunteer guides. Tours leave on the hour between 10 am and 3 pm. Seniors can also enjoy a Devonshire Tea for just $5 from Melaleuca House cafe.
Save a Species Trivia Dinner
Join the Save a Species teams for a fabulous night of dining and trivia in the award-winning and architecturally spectacular PlantBank.
Starting with drinks and canapes in the Undercroft the night will include several succulent courses interspersed with trivia from the crossword and trivia queen, Lynne Cairncross.
When: Friday 27 March
Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour - Aida
Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour is in its 4th year as presented by Opera Australia. This year's production is Aida, with a spectacular stage in Farm Cove, and harbourside seating and catering at Fleet Steeps.
In Aida, Verdi masterfully puts the intimate affairs of the heart against the grandeur of the universe: where kingdoms rise and fall and the sands of time grind onwards. The show features the full Opera Australia Chorus on stage together with international singers, and a magnificent live orchestra beneath. Audiences will enjoy the entire opera-themed experience of Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour, with its comfortable harbour-side seating, wide range of on-site dining and drinking options, magnificent harbour views and lavish, fully staged opera featuring nightly fireworks. The stunning 'Platinum Club' - a pop up dining room and bar set amongst the tree tops - will again offer fine dining before the show, as well as drinks at interval.
When: Friday 27 March - Sunday 26 April 2015, excluding Mondays, performances 7.30 pm-10.15 pm TBC
AnnanROMA Food and Wine Festival
AnnanROMA Food and Wine Festival showcases the delicious produce available from primary growers and restaurants in the Macarthur region. Enjoy a day of tasting wonderful local food and wine in the beautiful setting of Lakeside. Take
When: Sun 26 April, 10 am-3 pm
A celebration of nature set against the spectacular deciduous colours of our cool-climate Garden. Come and enjoy local produce, gourmet delights,
When: Sat 2 May, 9 am-4 pm
Back-to-back international wool challenge
The challenge is on to shear a sheep,
When: Sat 2 May, 8 am-4 pm
Apple Pie Bakeoff
TomahROMA includes a bake off to showcase local produce and good old-fashioned country cooking with entries invited in a number of categories. Winners announced and prizes awarded with winning entries auctioned to raise money for Cancer Council NSW. For more information or to obtain an entry form, contact Carole Jensen on 4567 1317 or firstname.lastname@example.org
When: Saturday 2 May 2015, 8 am-4 pm
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