Highlighting the history of Timber in the area, the Shoalhaven Timber Festival celebrates all timber. There will be photographic displays, wood chop events, chainsaw events and lots of other exciting things. Come along and join in the fun. Saturday 11th November at the Milton Show Grounds, see you there.
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The Australian Stock Horse Society is holding their South Coast Branch Championships on 4-5th November. There will be an action-packed equine event, showing the capabilities of the Australian Stock Horse. Come and join in the fun.
Start planning now if you’re an art lover. Saturday 23rd September to Saturday 07th October is the annual Escape ARTfest, held in the Milton/Ulladulla area. There is a wealth of happenings over this period, including over 40 exhibitions, music performances, luncheons, workshops, films and much, much more.
There are several markets on each month in the Mollymook, Milton and Ulladulla Region. On the 5th Sunday of the month, the Ulladulla Milton Lions Club holds the Mollymook Beach Markets. Not only will you find people selling fresh foods and breads, but there is also a wide range of household products and other interesting bits and pieces to buy. There is the famous Lions Donuts, and a variety of other cooked foods and drinks to purchase.
On the last Saturday of each month, you’ll find the Cupitt’s Growers Market, held at the Cupitt Winery off Slaughterhouse Road.
On the first Saturday of each month there is the Milton Village Market on the main road of Milton.
Held outside the Civic Centre in front of the Ulladulla Harbour is the Gaia Farmers Market. This is a weekly event, happening on a each Thursday of the week.
On the second Sunday of each month is the Marine Rescue Wharf Markets in Ulladulla Harbour.
Not really a market, but worth a mention here is the Street Food Sunday, held once a month on the first Sunday, from 12.30pm to 5pm at Tallwood.
We are coming to the end of a very successful whale watching season. The official count, done on a Sunday in July, was 69 whales passing Jervis Bay. There has been a significant increase in the amount of whale sightings compared with previous years.
The whales are heading north to warmer waters in order to procreate. They will be heading back south from September/October through to November.
Great spots to see the whales are from the Lighthouse in Ulladulla, and also from spots around Jervis Bay. Whale & Dolphin watching cruises leave from Jervis Bay (weather permitting) twice a day.
Sight-seeing flights are also available, weather permitting.