October in Sydney & NSW

  • National Organic Week Australia (NOW) is 10 days of activities designed to increase awareness of the benefits of organic products and farming production systems and accelerate the uptake of these in the wider Australian community and environment.
  • 2 October (Sunday) 2016 – Daylight saving begins 2.00 am – put your clocks forward 1 hour. See
    time zones for more information.
  • 3 October (Monday) 2016 – Labour Day – Public Holiday in New South Wales. (See AU Public Holidays.) In NSW Labour Day is observed on the first Monday of October each year.
  • 10 October (Monday) 2016 – NSW School Term 4 begins – (See Australian school holiday dates.)
  • 31 October (Monday) 2016 – Halloween – (Having a Halloween party? For party products, ideas and costumes see
    ThemesForParties.com.au, and for shopping see our BCL Halloween shopping page.)

October Events from the forum

These events are in the order that they have been posted - not in date order.

  • HOPE AND CHANGE Mental Health Forum - by VerveComms
  • Theatre: ‘The 2016 Wollongong Fringe Festival' - by SSPR
    Forget what you think you know about Wollongong, it’s not all sand and waves (well it is that too, but it’s also so much more) & we want to show it...
  • Concert: Love Songs: Kate Ceberano and Paul Grabowsky - by City Recital Hall
    Saturday 22nd October, 2016 8:00 pm City Recital Hall Join one of Australia’s most cherished and acclaimed performers *Kate Ceberano* and close...
  • Show / Expo: 2016 Volunteer Expo - by 3Bridges Community
    Discover the wide range of volunteer roles at this year’s Volunteer Expo. Match your talents and interests with one of 60 local community groups. ...
  • Sport Event: Spring Cycle - by Jane Robertson
    SPRING CYCLE - Sunday October 16th Whatever you ride, from rusty old rattlers to carbon fibre, do not miss The Bicycle New South Wales’ - Spring...
  • Eden Whale Festival - by BCL Sydney
    28 to 30 October, 2015 The Eden Whale Festival will be held at Snug Cove in Eden over a weekend in October / November each year. There’ll be...
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El' Circo VIP Circus Degustation Dinner at Slide SydneyEl’ Circo VIP Circus Degustation Dinner at Slide Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Slide Sydney’s famous 9 course circus degustation, El¡ Circo captivates with the charm and flavour of Parisian cabaret; timeless yet original ¤ it¡s a little piece of Europe in the heart of Sydney. Talented aerial performers, enthralling statuesque dancers, incredible voices and the strongest pole performers in the business take to the stage for an unforgettable night. see more info and booking details from Viator (multiple currencies, select yours in top right of their pages)
Jazz in the Vines Hunter Valley Day Trip from SydneyJazz in the Vines Hunter Valley Day Trip from Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Enjoy a day of great music, food and wine at the Jazz in the Vines festival in Hunter Valley on October 29, 2016. Your tour includes comfortable round-trip transport from Sydney. Skip the hassle of driving with this convenient transportation and admission deal that allows you to focus on the fun, food, and wine. see more info and booking details from Viator (multiple currencies, select yours in top right of their pages)
Pottery Classes in Crows Nest on Sydney's Lower North ShorePottery Classes in Crows Nest on Sydney’s Lower North Shore, Sydney, Australia
Silky Shapes Studio offers pottery classes for adults. Students will learn basics of pottery and will take home ceramic pieces they have made themselves. This package includees three 2-hour classes and all materials. You will receive personal instructions and demonstrations that will help you develop the basic skills necessary to create your own pieces. see more info and booking details from Viator (multiple currencies, select yours in top right of their pages)
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