Wollondilly Council will host a series of community events across the Shire in early 2021 to encourage residents to spend locally, boost economic activityand have some funin towns and villages hit by bushfires and the pandemic over the past year.
The summer programswill kick off with an Eat Street event and outdoor family movie night on Saturday 30 January in the Picton Botanic Gardens. This event is funded bythe NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment Summer Fund. It will run from 3pm-10pm with the movie, Dolittle starting from 8.30pm. Local food trucks will be invited to take part,offering a rangeof dinner options on the night. Attendees will be seated witha socially distanced approachto comply with current Covid-19 restrictions.
A bushfire recovery event funded by the AUSTRADE Bushfire Tourism Recovery Initiatives Programwill be held from 3pm at Warragamba Civic Parkon 6 February, including a live performance from children’s entertainers, The Beanies. There will be a range of stalls set up and the movie Trolls World Tour will be screened from 8.30pm.
On 19 February Bargo Sportsground will be the venue for a variety of food stalls from 3pm and the family movie The Big Tripat 8.30pm. This is funded by a Commonwealth Government Recovery Grant.
A live music event at Willis Park, Oakdale featuring performances by local bands on 5 March, with stalls and food vans available on the night.
On 20 March, Telopea Park at Buxtonwill also host a Bush Fire recovery live music event supported by AUSTRADE to cap off the series.
More details will be available on Council’s website and social media closer to the dates. Local businesses and producers are encouraged to submit an expression of interest for these and future events.