A safe and happy Christmas to everyone from the staff at the Young Visitor Information Centre. We look forward to helping you with all your requirements over the holiday season.
The Visitor Information Centre will be closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day this year, but will be operating as usual the other days. We open from 9.30am to 4pm on weekends and Public Holidays, and 9am to 5pm week days. There is also a variety of information on our website VisitHilltopsRegion.com.au
If you live in Young and other Hilltops locations and have visitors heading to the region you are welcome to bring them up to the centre, located at the old railway station off Lovell Street. At the centre you can view a wonderful art exhibition featuring local artists at the Burrangong Gallery. The exhibition is presented by Young Society of Artists.
You’ll find a selection of Hilltops Region Wines and produce, souvenirs, maps and brochures to assist with your travel plans too. There are also plenty of interesting spots to take your guests in the region. Please call in for directions.
Many people plan to visit Young for pick your own cherry experiences in the coming week. There are two orchards offering this experience over the Christmas weekend, including Christmas Day and Boxing Day. These orchards are Petal Falls and Hill-Lock orchards.
Many organisations have arranged school holiday fun over the coming vacation. These groups include the Young PCYC, Young Library, Southern Cross Cinema and Young Aquatic Centre.
December – January - Burrangong Art Gallery exhibition, featuring work by member of the local Young Society of Artists. Located at Young Visitor Information Centre.
January 3 – Young Library Kid’s Club, pencil craft available on request.
January 9-20 – Learn to swim with the Swim to Survive classes at Young Aquatic Centre. Primary aged children, more details on 6382 3365.
January 12 – Recycle Craft at Young Library, 10.15am to 11.45am, five years to 12 years, free activity.
January 18-19 – Trial Coding Club at Young Library, 10.15am to 11.45am, eight to 12 years, more information at the library phone 6382 1886.
January 19 – Young & Region Farmers Twilight Market, Anderson Park, from 5pm.
January 26 - Australia Day, Carrington Park, Carrington Park, Australia Day awards at Young.
January 26 - Young Army Cadets Open Day and fundraiser, 8.30am – 3.30pm. Contact Sharron on 0417 270 117.
January 28 - Rotary Markets, Boorowa. Markets start at 9am and finish at 2pm every fourth Saturday of the month at Old Court House Grounds near the Post Office.
January 28 – Burrangong Art Exhibition – guest artist winner of Cherry Festival Competitive Art Exhibition Paul McKnight.
January 28-29 – Jason Sams Memorial Sevens Cricket Tournament, great cash prizes, memorabilia to be raffled, $150 to register A and B grade, registration forms online at youngcricket.com.au. or contact Kelly 0400 117 730 or Jason 0458 432 795.
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