What's on in Wellington and surrounds this week, local guide

Spilling the Tea

Wellington, September 21

Come for an afternoon tea with lots of laughs with Jake Lynch from Jespresso who will be enlightening guests about the history of afternoon tea. The special event is being held at the 'Made In Wello', craft shop at 9 Nanima Crescent. Scones will be served. Entry is $10 per person. Pay in store to secure your spot.

Rave at Riverfest

Dubbo, September 21

Riverfest 2019 is for those who wouldn't mind a day of sitting on the banks of the Macquarie River, while tasting some barbecued meats and quenching their thirst, all while listing to live music. The event is being held from 2pm to 8pm at the Lazy River Estate, 29R Old Dubbo Road. Tickets required.

Far Left: Jenny Day, Bev Olney and Michelle Moses at the inugural Riverfest in 2017. Photo: PAIGE WILLIAMS

Far Left: Jenny Day, Bev Olney and Michelle Moses at the inugural Riverfest in 2017. Photo: PAIGE WILLIAMS

Car lovers dream

Ballimore, September 21

Dubbo Motorcyclists and Drivers Club will hold their Show'N'Shine at the Hair of the Dog Inn at Ballimore. There will be a $200 cash prize for the best car in show plus other prizes and trophies for cars to be won. Jumping castle, live music and food available. The event will commence at 12pm. Entry is $10.

Trivia and karaoke night

Narromine September 21,

Narromine firefighters are fundraising hard as Retained Firefighters Lynden Davis and Tony Coen prepare to climb Sydney Tower to tackle a devastating disease. The pair are in training for the 2019 Firefighters Climb for Motor Neurone Disease (MND) on November 9. Station 401 are hosting a trivia and karaoke night at the Narromine Aero Club from at 7pm to help them fundraise. There will also be an auction of donated items. For enquiries call Lynden on 0417 805 506, or Ewen on 0419 607 381.

Above: Retained firefighters Tony Coen and Lynden Davis are in training for the 2019 Climb for Motor Neurone Disease. Photo: CONTRIBUTED

Above: Retained firefighters Tony Coen and Lynden Davis are in training for the 2019 Climb for Motor Neurone Disease. Photo: CONTRIBUTED

Garden and arboretum guided tours

Mumbil, September 22

This free guided tour of the Burrendong Botanic Garden and Arboretum will be offered between 11am and 3pm. Each tour will take approximately thirty minutes to one hour. Let your imagination run wild as you explore strange, colourful and spectacular shapes and smells of Hakeas, Wattles, Eucalyptus, Mint Bushes and many more.

Left: Visitors during a previous Burrendong Botanic Garden and Arboretum tour. Photo: CONTRIBUTED

Left: Visitors during a previous Burrendong Botanic Garden and Arboretum tour. Photo: CONTRIBUTED

Spring Fete

Dubbo, September 21

From 9:30am to 2:30 pm Macquarie Streets UPA Bracken House will host a family, fun Spring Fete. Included at this free event will be an auction filled with generous donations from the community, a sausage sizzle and a few performing acts, a jumping castle, face painting and much more.

School Fete

Narromine, September 20

St Augustine's parents and friends association are hosting their bi-annual School fete. There is plenty for everyone including trampolining, a petting farm, face painting, barbecue and more! The fete is at St Augustines, 10 Dandaloo Street, from 4pm until 8pm.