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Dark Corner: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Energy Expo at Mt Piper


You can visit the Mount Piper Power Station Energy Expo every day of the year, except Christmas Day, between 9am and 4pm, tours are available by prior arrangement. Here you'll be able to enjoy exhibits, models, displays, photographic and printed information, videos and touch screens and gain an understanding of the way NSW electricity is produced and distributed.

While the tour mainly focuses on coal-fired thermal power stations, like EnergyAustralia's Mt Piper, you'll also get to explore information on developments in renewable energy sources. Entry and tours are completely free, and the power station includes picnic facilities, a children's playground and electric barbecues to make for a great day out for the whole family.

Bookings are essential.




350 Boulder Road
Portland, NSW, 2847

Located 12.8K from Dark Corner

St John the Evangelist Church


St John's was erected by Mrs Georgina Abbott as a memorial to her parents, Mr and Mrs James Walker and her first husband, Mr Edwin Barton. It was designed by Blacket and Son, architects and built by George Donald, opening on 6 November, 1881 as the "Wallerawang" estate private chapel. From its opening it was used by Presbyterian and Anglican Churches and was given to both on 18 November, 1952. Services are held at this beautiful little church on the first and third Sunday of the month.




Main Street
Wallerawang, NSW, 2845

Located 21.3K from Dark Corner

Lake Wallace


Lake Wallace is situated at Wallerawang off the Great Western Highway, fifteen kilometres south west of Lithgow.

Facilities include: children's playground, picnic and barbecue areas, hot showers are available.
Activities include: sailing (no power boats) and fishing (rainbow and brown trout) walking and bird watching.

Lake Wallace is RV friendly.




Great Western Highway
Wallerawang, NSW, 2845

Located 23.3K from Dark Corner

Dark Corner: Events

Sunny Corner Sunday


*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
Sunny Corner Sunday Local Arts and Crafts - the artists and craftspeople of Yetholme, Tarana and Meadow Flat will open their doors this year for the traditional Sunny Corner Sunday.

There will be some old favourites plus new exhibitions such as mosaics, prints, fashion handbags, jewellery, garden sculptures, local produce and more.

Bring your friends and a hamper and picnic in their gardens.


Event Dates
2015
      6th Dec
2016
      6th Dec


Sunny Corner
Sunny Corner, NSW, 2795

Located 8.9K from Dark Corner

KTM Sunny Corner Trail Bike Rally


*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
This year's Sunny Corner Trail Bike ride will be held over both days so you get double the ride, you can ride one loop on Saturday and the other on Sunday, OR do both loops both days - it's up to you. The usual two loops with Paramedics, Sweep riders and Recovery vehicles available both days. This will make for a great weekend of riding, so get your mates and join these two great days of Sunny Corner Forest riding.

Both loops will be open at 8:30am on Saturday and Sunday, so get in early to avoid the rush. Riders will be scanned in and out to ensure all get back safely.

Presentation will still be held on Sunday 13th at 4:30pm and you have to be there to win the bike and other prizes (no exceptions). The Bonfire be held on Saturday.



Event Dates
2016
      12th Sep
      13th Sep


Sunny Corner Road
Lithgow, NSW, 2790

Located 9.9K from Dark Corner

Portland Art Exhibition


Since its debut in 1976, the continued success of the Portland Art Exhibition has caused it to grow in both size and importance within the arts communities of Portland and the surrounding regions.

In prior years, any money raised from art sales has been distributed back into the local community. The works are displayed in the Crystal Theatre, itself a historical and highly valued icon in a town widely known as a hidden gem in the Central Tablelands.

Opening night is on Friday, 4 March. Wine and a light supper will be available.




Event Dates
2016
      4th Mar
      5th Mar
      6th Mar


Crystal Theatre,
Wolgan Street
Portland, NSW, 2847

Located 11.0K from Dark Corner

Portland Wallnuts Weekend


*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
Watch traditional sign writers and muralists in action, replicating well-loved advertisements of yesteryear's groceries and household products.

Artists will be doing hand-painted and air-brushed super-sized copies of vintage photographs and movie posters on the walls in the village of Portland.


Event Dates
2015
      23rd Oct
      24th Oct
      25th Oct
2016
      23rd Oct
      24th Oct
      25th Oct


Willawa Street
Portland, NSW, 2847

Located 11.1K from Dark Corner

Central West Street Stockers Cup


Come along to the Central West Street Stockers Cup at Cullen Bullen Raceway, and see four cylinder sedans, junior sedan drivers, series / production sedans, street stockers, micro sprints, quarter midgets, speedway go karts, and a vintage demonstration.

For further information, contact Ray Blackley on the phone number provided, or via email.



Event Dates
2016
      27th Feb


Cullen Bullen Speedway,
Castlereagh Highway
Cullen Bullen, NSW, 2790

Located 14.4K from Dark Corner

Wattle Flat Bronze Thong


The 2016 Wattle Flat Bronze Thong is coming back with a new one day format 10am till late! Enjoy horse racing, live bands, wood chopping, Ute muster, Calcutta goat racing, novelty events and of course the thong throwing championship! Live music headlined by popular local band 'The Works' to keep you dancing into the night! Stalls, BBQ and spit roast, food for the kids plus great coffee available all day and into the night!


Event Dates
2016
      22nd Oct


3502 Limekilns Road
Wattle Flat, NSW, 2795

Located 21.5K from Dark Corner

Brucedale Twilight Concert


The Brucedale Twilight Concert is a highlight of the Bathurst and region music calendar which is held each March. Performances are staged on the veranda of the historic Brucedale house and feature local musicians and bands. Bring a picnic basket, rug or chairs and enjoy a beautiful evening of classical music under the stars. Tickets available at the gate.


Event Dates
2016
      13th Mar


1361 Sofala Road
Peel, NSW, 2795

Located 23.5K from Dark Corner

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