Aim for change
Into the Light - Barefoot Bowls Fundraiser | Saturday, December 21 | Rules Club
Get out on the lawn for some good old fashioned barefoot bowls, a barbecue and plenty of raffles and prizes to be won. Organised by Into The light Men's Mental Health Awareness, the event will focus on mental challenges while creating a team like environment to talk about different issues and troubles.
Take a trip to the past
Dinoland | Saturday, December 21 | Wagga Art Gallery
As part of Andrew Sullivan's new exhibition Survey into the Cretaceous, little ones can get hands on with arts and crafts activities looking into the prehistoric era of dinosaurs and more.
Back to roots
Rewild Community Markets | Saturday, December 21 | Tarcutta Street Visitor Information Centre
Enjoy browsing stalls in a classic market style, as well as delicious food and activities like yoga, all while discovering a more sustainable way of life. The markets promote the removal of single use plastics in a simple, accessible way.
Spread the joy
Wagga Inter Church Council's Carols in the Park | Saturday, December 21 | Victory Memorial Gardens
In classic community style fun, enjoy food vendors, face painting, and jumping castle and petting zoo all in a festive setting. Get a photo taken with the camels, bring a blanket to sit on and enjoy the sound of Christmas carols throughout the gardens.
Laugh at life
Carl Baron: Skating Rink for Flies | Saturday-Sunday, December 21-22 | Wagga Civic Theatre
Voted number one comedian two years running, listen to Carl ponder things people all think about but never say out loud, like plastic bags, peanut butter and the possible emotions of an ant. Have a laugh, maybe with him, maybe at him.
Music at your doorstep
Hometowns tour | Sunday, December 22 | Birdhouse
Featuring two record labels and more than 20 artists across ten towns in NSW, Hometowns takes musicians and friends back to their old stomping grounds to educate, perform and engage with communities, inspiring the next generation of NSW musicians. Wagga's show will feature Lachlan Denton, Emma Russack and Hun.
Discover the beginning of Christmas
Come to Bethlehem | Sunday-Tuesday, December 22-24 | Holy Trinity Primary School, Ashmont
Walk through a remake of Bethlehem City as if you were in the days of Jesus. Live displays included people in character, city scenes and animals will add a whole new level of authenticity to the experience.