There’s lots to get you out of the house and entertained this weekend, with events ranging from the Wagga Swap Meet to a day at the theatre.
Organise your weekend with this handy hit list.
1. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
The Children’s Theatre Workshop presents its production of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
The play will be staged at the Basement Theatre, back of the Civic Theatre, in Wagga during the 2018 July school holidays.
This wonderful production showcases the talent of local children from the community playing the well known characters in this loved Roald Dahl play.
2. Wagga Swap Meet
Now the biggest of its type in NSW and one of the largest nationally with more than 900 stall holders, the Swap Meet sees up to 8000 people walking through the gates from all over Australia.
Profits from the Meet have been divided between a number of local charities over the years, which will total close to $500,000 following this year.
The Wagga Swap Meet will be held at the Wagga Showgrounds on Sunday July 15.
2. French Film Festival
This is your chance to see eight just released and well-reviewed French films normally only shown in the capital cities.
The 11th annual French Film Festival organised by the Alliance Française de Wagga in conjunction with the Forum 6 Cinemas.
The festival opens with a celebration of Bastille Day, French Independence Day.
4. Art on the Levee
Looking for a new piece to decorate your home or do you just like to browse artworks? Then this is the perfect event for you.
An outdoor sale of paintings and artworks by local artists who are members of the Wagga Art Society, the event and is held on the second Saturday of each month, weather permitting.
5. Plastic Free July - Pantry Pampering
Everyone has heard the lesson, plastic waste is bad for the environment and individuals should try to reduce their use.
The question that often arises however, is where to start?
Alice Kent, the Wagga City Council waste education and communications officer, said plastic Free July is an initiative that encourages people to be more aware of and limit their plastic use.
To give people a place to start, Ms Kent will be running workshops to show handy ways to reduce waste.