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Calendar Of Events

The Chittering Valley will blossom in September, with the return of the

2023 Chittering SpringFest!  

Only a 1 hour drive from Perth CBD, the region has so much to offer and this year's programme includes family friendly activities, local history, great food and local produce, stargazing, wildflowers, art and craft and entertainment.

Download the complete 2023 programme or view the calendar of events below.

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Muchea Tree Farm Open Day

Sat 2 September 9am-4pm

 

Activities include:

  • Plant Propagating Workshop with Sally & Natalie. 9.30 am or 12.30pm. $15pp. Max 12 people. Please BYO secateurs.  

  • Adults Art Workshop with Morris Jacobs. Sessions available throughout the day. $15pp. Paints and materials included.

  • Floristry Workshops with Raeh Flowers. 10am, 11.30am & 1.30pm. BYO Vase/Vessel $30pp or Buy a Vase/Vessel $45pp

  • Kids Art Activities run by Eco Gecko's Marnie Giroud & Friends. $15pp. Materials included.

  • Wholesale Nursery Tour. 11am.

Coffee and Italian food available.

Venue: Muchea Tree Farm,

              92 Archibald Street,

              Muchea

Cost: Free entry. Various activities have a cost.

Contact:  muchtree@nw.com.au 

            www.mucheatreefarm.com.au

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Chittering Landcare Wildflower Show

Fri 8 - Sat 9 September 10am-4pm

Sun 10 September 10am-2pm

 

Celebrating 32 Years! Landcare’s Wildflower show is a must see!  

Speak to knowledgeable people, identify wildflowers and weeds and appreciate displays of local wildflower specimens.

A range of food and refreshments will be available for purchase.

Venue: Wannamal Hall

              2619 Bindoo Moora Road,

              Wannamal

Cost: Gold Coin Donation

Contact: 

chitteringlandcare@iinet.net.au      www.chitteringlandcare.org.au

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Bindoon Library - Craft Workshop for Adults

Fri 8 September 10.30am

 

Create a range of paper craft flowers using a mixture of upcycled and new materials. 

Venue: Bindoon Library

              Shire of Chittering 

              Administration Centre

              6177 Great Northern                                   Highway, Bindoon

Cost: Free entry.  

           Bookings essential as spaces                are limited

Contact: 

library@chittering.wa.gov.au 

9576 4610

Local Goat - Living The Dream

Sat 9 September 2pm-3pm

Sun 24 September 2pm-3pm

Sat 30 September 2pm-3pm

 

Gerald and Julie Drummond both grew up in suburban Perth, on the farm tour you will hear their story of how they came to live off-grid, on 148 acres in Gingin.

The Drummonds live in a straw-bale house built by Gerald, which is serviced by a stand-alone solar power system and rainwater tanks. Two-thirds of the property is set aside as banksia woodland.

Now they milk a small herd of dairy goats to make award-winning cheeses and gelato.

The tour includes a gelato on arrival, an information session on the property and goats, cheese tastings and a cheese of your choice to take home. (Please bring an esky/cool bag to take your cheese home.)

Venue: 867 Coonabidgee Road,                             Coonabidgee

Cost: $20.00

Book 9 September

Book 24 September

Book 30 September

Contact: 

juliedrummond@bigpond.com            0418 714 107

Open Mic Night by B.E.A.T

Sat 9 September 7pm

Read, play, sing or just sit back and listen. 

At Bindoon Entertainment, Arts and Theatre (B.E.A.T) everyone is welcome!

Venue:  Bindoon Hall

               6180 Great Northern Highway,

               Bindoon

Cost: Gold Coin Donation

Contact: Renay 0400 378 273

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Springtime Stargazing Adventure

Sat 9 September 6.30pm 

Picnic from 5.30pm

Come on a family space adventure under the beautiful dark skies of Chittering.

Find the constellations and take a closer look at Mars and the rings of Saturn through large telescopes.  

We’ll look for far-off galaxies and giant star clusters and play space games with the kids!

14K Brewery will be offering Fire Cider and Cordial tastings.

Northern Valleys Locavore Store will have Hot Soup and rolls available for purchase (in addition to their pre-ordered picnics and children’s plates).

Venue:  Lower Chittering Hall

               23 Chittering Valley Road,                          Lower Chittering

Cost: $35 Adult, $20 Child

           (4 & under Free),

           $95 Family (2A&2C)

           Picnic $59 or Child Plate $10

           Click here to book

Contact: 

startracksevents@beammeupmedia.com.au

Photo: Michael Goh

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Holy Trinity Church
Sunday Communion Service

Sun 10 September 9.30am

 

All welcome to our Anglican Church communion service followed by morning tea.

Venue: Holy Trinity Church

              5675 Great Northern Highway,                   Chittering

Cost: Free entry

Contact: Warden 0428 914 624

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Enderslea Farm
Historic Tour & Wattle Tree Talk

Sun 10 September 1pm-3pm

Owner, Diane Pope opens her gates for a tour of one of the earliest homestead complexes in the Shire.  She's joined by Historian, Writer and Researcher, Anthea Harris, who will share information on Australia's floral emblem, the Wattle.

Visitors are encouraged to wear suitable enclosed shoes for a farm property, and are welcome to BYO a picnic or order one from Northern Valleys Locavore Store

Venue: Enderslea Farm

              681 Blue Plains Road,                               Chittering

Cost:  By Donation

Contact: Diane 0448 441 899

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Edmund Rice College
Open Day

Sat 16 September 10am-2pm

 

A Year 7 to 12, co-educational College for day and residential students. Tour the Farm and College grounds, meet some of the Teaching Team, view the residential facilities and see a selection of Academic and Vocational based courses ‘in action’ during a relaxed and fun filled day.

Venue: Bindoon-Dewar Pool Road,                       Bindoon

Cost: Free entry

Contact: admin@erc.wa.edu.au

Country Women's Association
(CWA)

Sat 16 - Sun 17 September

9am-3pm

 

The CWA craft display and pop-up shop showcases original, beautifully handcrafted items by members.  

Peruse, shop and enjoy the homemade Devonshire teas the CWA are renowned for!

Venue:  Bindoon Hall

               6180 Great Northern Highway

               Bindoon

Cost:  Free entry

            Devonshire teas & refreshments available for a small charge

Contact: chitteringbindooncwa@outlook.com.au

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Holy Trinity Church & Pioneer 
Cemetery

Sat 16 - Sun 17 September

10am-3pm

Enjoy the wildflower display, explore the Pioneer Cemetery and the graveyard stories of early pioneers.

Treat yourself to Devonshire Teas.

Venue: Holy Trinity Church

              5675 Great Northern Highway,                   Chittering

Cost: Devonshire Tea $5

Contact: Warden 0428 914 624

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The Chittering Arts Society Exhibition

Sat 16 - Sun 17 September

10am-4pm

The annual Spring Festival Art, Photography and Sculpture Exhibition showcases creative and talented Artists and Artisans.  

Cast your vote for the 'People's Choice' award, browse the pop-up shop and enter the continuous raffle. 

Venue: Chinkabee Complex

              6169 Great Northern                               Highway, Bindoon

Cost: Free entry

Contact: Find us on Facebook – Chittering Arts Society or 0427 702 324

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Bindoon Arts & Crafts
Quilts in Spring
& Gift Shop

Sat 16 - Sun 17 September

10am-3pm

Visitors can expect to see dozens of colourful quilts at the much loved annual Quilt Display, along with many handmade gifts art & craft supplies, quality buttons, a fabric de-stash and plants. 

Venue:  Brockman Centre

               3 Teatree Rd, Bindoon

Cost:  Free entry

Contact: Helen 0409 443 001

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Historic Vehicle Day

Sun 17 September 9am-3pm

Family friendly event with a large display of vehicles, market stalls, kids’ activities, demonstrations and food & drink vendors.

Free bus operating to and from Bindoon Oval to the Bindoon Museum and Holy Trinity Church.

Venue: Bindoon Oval

              6182 Great Northern Highway

              Bindoon

Cost: Gold Coin Donation

Contact: bindoonhistorical@gmail.com

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Arancini Masterclass with Concetta Sultan

Sun 17 September 11am-3pm

In this Arancini Masterclass, you’ll learn to make classic Sicilian arancini like an expert, as Concetta guides you through the traditional process and techniques passed down from her mother.

Venue: Northern Valleys Locavore Store

             29 Binda Place, Bindoon

Cost:  $115 Click here to book

Contact: Tamieka 0419 902 904

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Wootra Asparagus Farm Tour

Sat 23 - Sun 24 September

11am & 2pm both days

A walk and talk in the Asparagus patch with Peter and Colleen

Venue: 164 Wells Glover Road,                             Bindoon

Cost: Free Entry.  

           Bookings not required

Contact: Colleen 0407 481 352
 

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Holy Trinity 
Church
Morning Prayers

Sun 24 September 9.30am

 

All welcome to our Anglican Church service followed by morning tea.

Venue: Holy Trinity Church

              5675 Great Northern Highway,                   Chittering

Cost: Free Entry

Contact: Warden 0428 914 624

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Bindoon Belles
Teddy Bear's Picnic

Sun 24 September 11am

 

If you go down in the woods today, you're sure of a big surprise!

Pack your teddy bears and picnic blankets and participate in fun activities including rhyme time.

BYO Picnic or order one from Northern Valleys Locavore Store

Venue: Clune Park

             34 Gray Road, Bindoon

Cost: Free

Contact: bindoonbelles@outlook.com

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Bindoon Library
Craft Workshop for Children

Wed 27 September 10.30am

 

Create a range of paper craft flowers using a mixture of upcycled and new materials. 

Venue: Bindoon Library 

              Shire of Chittering Administration Centre

              6177 Great Northern Highway, Bindoon

Cost:     Free Entry.

               Bookings essential as spaces are limited

Contact:  library@chittering.wa.gov.au 

                   9576 4610

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Muchea Tree Farm Art Exhibition

Sat 2 September 9am-4pm

 

Muchea Tree Farm presents their first Art Exhibition showcasing local artists including Stacy Stanly, Jackie Clementson, Marnie Giroud, Morris Jacobs, Tammie West and more. Gold coin donation to take part in the public choice awards: 1st prize $150 and 2nd prize $100.

Walk from the Muchea Tree Farm down the road to Muchea Hall.  

Venue: Muchea Hall 

              48 Archibald Street, Muchea

Cost:     Free Entry.

               Gold coin for public choice                    award.

Contact:  muchtree@nw.com.au

                   9571 4090

 

Image: mural at Muchea Tree Farm by Morris Jacobs

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