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Family Open Day @ Saumarez

Friday the 26th of January

VENUE: Saumarez Homestead, Saumarez Road (enter from New England Highway via Armidale Airport). TIMES: 10.00am and 4.00pm. Café open 10.00am to 4.00pm. COST: free entry, guided House tour by donation. For more information, phone 02 6772 3616.

Saumarez volunteers plan to make it a truly Australian Family-friendly Australia Day with an Australia Day raffle and much more. Stalls: cakes, craft, plants, a special quilt raffle and, of course a sausage sizzle. Demonstrations by Armidale & New England Spinngers and Weavers Guild. Lisa Kathe will be playing her harp at midday for all to enjoy. Armidale Pipe Band play at 2.00pm. Australian Garden History Society Heritage Rose Stall. The café will be serving Damper with golden syrup. Devonshire teas and coffee, plus cold drinks and light lunches with gluten-free options, will also be available.

No matter what time of year you visit, chances are there will be an event or festival in or around Armidale. Events not to be missed include the Autumn Festival, Flix in the Stix, Armidale International Film Festival and A Day On the Green. Other great annual events include Australia Day Festivals in each centre, Armidale Jockey Club's Autumn Racing Festival, Armidale Youth Orchestra Garden Party, New England Outdoor Expo and the NEGS Equestrian events. Do you organise an event that you would like included in the calendar? Please email us.

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