All shook up at Carcoar

Early morning earth tremors

In the early hours of Friday morning Carcoarians were roused from their slumber by a an earth tremor which according to the Australian Government Geoscience website measured 4.3 and lasted between 5 and 10 seconds.

Residents reported a low rumble, windows shaking and the sensation of the ground shifting beneath them.

Open day: Stoke Stable Museum was built by convicts in 1849 at Carcoar and will be open on the weekend of the Australian Heritage Festival.

Open day: Stoke Stable Museum was built by convicts in 1849 at Carcoar and will be open on the weekend of the Australian Heritage Festival.

The tremor was centred near Four Mile Creek Road not far from Cadia and was felt within an 84km radius. Following the tremor Cadia suspended underground mining operations.

The Countdown Is On

With only a few  sleeps to go until the big event, The Down to Earth Gardening Expo and Plant Fair is shaping up to be one of the biggest events of its kind in the Central Tablelands. There will be workshops and pop up talks from garden gurus plus the opportunity to connect with other enthusiasts.

Gardeners will also have the exclusive opportunity to purchase rare and unusual plants direct from the growers, including perennials, heirloom fruit and vegetables, roses, maples, irises and so much more. In addition the event will showcase Australian sculpture in the beautiful rural setting of the Carcoar showground.

There will be plenty of fun for the kids along with good food and coffee. Come and enjoy the big day out for garden lovers in the central west.

The D2E Garden Expo at the Carcoar Show Ground on Sunday April 23 will be the place to be. All proceeds go to the Carcoar Hospital Museum restoration fund.

Museums Open Day

The Australian Heritage Festival is Australia’s biggest annual community-driven heritage festival. As part of Carcoar's contribution to the festival the court house, hospital museum and stoke stable will be open on Saturday April 29 and 30 to showcase the way we lived and offer visitors a fascinating trip down memory lane.

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