WHAT'S ON

What's On in Blayney March 5: Busking Day, cricket, busking, Blayney Show.

Things to do: Getting out and about in Blayney and beyond

Blayney Show

This weekend

Blayney Show has set March 6 as the date for the 2021 show (and there's a sign up to prove it). It should be a great day out. Entry to the 143rd annual event will cost $30 for a family, $10 for adults, school children $5 and concessions $5. Pre school aged children will be free.

GARDEN OF SOUND: Beekeepers Inn manager Queenie Green and owner Mark Lockwood. Photo: SAM BOLT

GARDEN OF SOUND: Beekeepers Inn manager Queenie Green and owner Mark Lockwood. Photo: SAM BOLT

Busking day

Ongoing

Last year the Beekeeper's Inn was preparing run a series of regular busking gigs, until COVID hit. Fast forward a year and from this Saturday the buskers will be there from 11.30am to 1pm each Saturday. The sessions will encompass an 'unplugged' theme, and are open to any creative looking to perform in front of an audience. Bathurst local Anisha Gill will open the first unplugged event. For more information, visit the Beekeeper's Inn Facebook page.

JUNIOR RUGBY: Do you want to play?

JUNIOR RUGBY: Do you want to play?

Junior Rugby

Sign-up

Looking for a sport for your kids to burn off some energy? How about rugby league. The Blayney Junior Rugby League plays ages 5-16 on Saturday and girls league ages 11-16 on Sunday. Registration fee is $100 including socks and shorts for new players, with sign-ups closing on March 9. Active Kids vouchers accepted. Register at https://profile.mysideline.com.au/register. The first training session will be on March 4 at 4.15pm. We will be holding our first training session for all ages on March 4 from 4.15pm at King George Oval. Children must be registered to attend. There will be a free sausage sizzle and drink after the session.

March Music

Save the dates

Sick of listening to the same music streaming list on repeat? Here's on your chance to get out and soak up the last of daylight savings sunshine with a relaxing afternoon of live music. Bring along a picnic and friends/family for the free event (COVID safe, of course). It kicks off on March 13 at Kurt Fearnley Park, Carcoar with Josh Maynard and Nerida Cuddy. On March 14 it's Dave Webb, Robbie Mortimer and the Young & Wild at the Dr Ross Memorial Recreation Ground (Hill Street entry), Molong. Fast forward to March 27 and Carrington Park, Blayney will be bopping to the sounds of Clancy Pye and The Hip Replacements while on March 28 the reserve next to the Corden Store, Cudal will host Momentum and Gabemusic.

DONNING THE WHITES: Are you ready to play?

DONNING THE WHITES: Are you ready to play?

Cricket day

This weekend

Fancy a bit of 7-a-side cricket? This is the day to turn out to have a bash. There will be a bar and barbecue on site to round out the day. Pull together a team and get your nomination in by March 4 on the Blayney Bears Facebook page or with Adam Hornby on 0428022533. The draw will be completed on March 5 and you'll be hitting off on March 6. King George Oval, Blayney, $70 a team.

Bluey's Big Play

Booking

Families will be treated to a great day out when the much anticipated Bluey's Big Play - The Stage Show comes to town. Featuring brilliantly created puppets, Bluey fans will get the chance to see the lovable character and the rest of her gang up close and personal. It will star the Heeler family, Bluey, Bingo, Bandit and Chilli, in their first live theatre show. BMEC, March 13 and 14, with tickets available from the venue. Also at Orange Civic Centre, April 15 and 16. Check with venue for tickets.