28 August 2014
Plan your travels around New South Wales to make the most of these exciting events taking place in September, 2014.
WUPA@Wanaruah 6 September – 31 October
This 8-week exhibition showcases an incredible display of Aboriginal artwork in 10 major venues across the Hunter Valley. Follow the art trail around the region to see more than 100 pieces of original art from 25 talented Indigenous artists. Each piece depicts a story of culture and heritage in both traditional and contemporary art forms.
Coffs Harbour Running Festival 7 September
This Coffs Harbour running event offers a variety of runs for people of all ages and abilities on a picturesque running track around Coffs Creek. Take on the challenge of the 21.1 km half marathon or try the 10 km or 5 km fun run. Choose to run, jog or walk with your family and friends on the 3 km family fun run. Competitors race from the centre of town to the coast and back, running over floating boardwalks through swamp forests of mangrove, casuarina and paperbark trees.
Dubbo Stampede 7 September
This unique event is held at the Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo and is the only running festival in Australia that takes place in a zoo. Choose your own pace on the scenic 5.5 km Dingo Dash or challenge yourself on the 10km Cheetah Chase. More serious runners can enjoy the relatively flat and fast 21.2 km Zebra Zoom half marathon or take part in the inaugural 42.2 km Rhino Ramble marathon.
Coates Hire Rally Australia 11 – 14 September
Rally Australia returns to Coffs Harbour during the Australian leg of the FIA World Rally Championship. Watch as some of the world’s most talented drivers navigate difficult terrain across 250 km. Competition rounds from the East Coast Bullbars Australian Rally Championship and Australian Off Road Championship will also take place during the event.
Sample Food Festival 13 September
Bangalow celebrates its local food scene at the Bangalow Showground. Enjoy live music while you discover the region’s bold flavours and creativity with a wide range of stalls run by local restaurant owners, farmers and good producers.