Looking for something to do in Orange and surrounds this weekend? Check out our What's On guide below.
Friday September 27
* The 2013 Gymnastics NSW Country Championships are on today and across the weekend at Anzac Park Stadium. Check out the video.
* Canowindra Show is on at the showground with lots of family fun entertainment including animal events, family competitions and races, arts and crafts, with fireworks on at 8pm. Gates open 9am. Entry $15 adults, school children $5, age pensioners $5, family $25.
* School holiday programs are on at Orange PCYC and Pee Wee's Play Centre today.
* Twilight Sounds is on at Orange City Bowling Club from 7.30pm. This month's line up includes Ash Bang, Fanny Mae and The Haystack Hoons, and Mary On A Shilling.
* The Three Bs Tribute Band: Bee Gees, Beatles and Beach Boys is on at Orange Ex-Services' Club from 8pm.
* Rock Duo is on at the Metro Hotel from 8pm.
Saturday September 28
* Canowindra Show is on at the showground with showgirl competition, animal events, wood chop, vintage tractor pull and lots more. Gates open 7.30am. Entry $15 adults, school children $5, age pensioners $5, family $25.
* Old Errowanbang Woolshed is open to the public from 9am to 4pm. Come and see blade shearing demonstrations, vintage cars, helicopter rides, stall, artwork, food stalls. Entry $10 adults and gold coin donation for children.
* Bushfire season starts on Tuesday so why not come along to the NSW Rural Fire Service open day from 10am. Brigades at Clifton Grove/Ophir, North West and Lyndhurst will be open.
* Colour City Dragon Boat Club invite you to an open day at Lake Canobolas from 9.30am to 11.30am. Come along and find out more about this sport that is open to all ages and abilities. Children must be a minimum of 12 years old and accompanied by a parent or guardian. Contact Phil or 0408 968 254 or Robyn on 6362 1826.
* A Parkinson's disease fundraiser at Orange Ex-Services' Club will be held in support of one of their members Russell Culverson. Tee off 7am to noon. Entry is $17, with $2 from every player going to Parkinson's with donation boxes available for individual donations.
* Orange Regional Museum Advancement group meet at Orange Regional Gallery's West Room at 10am. Orange City Council's Kel Gardiner will talk about the planned extensions to the airport. RSVP to Elizabeth Griffin on 0437 868 595.
* This could be the most eclectic gig in a while. Come along to the International Ataxia Awareness day gig at The Occidental Hotel from 8pm. Reggae favourites Little Brown will feature, as will hard rock veterans The Burn Card, blues man Claude Hay, rockers Lab 64 and The Voice finalist Simon Meli and The Widowbirds. Free entry.
* Come along to a benefit night for Matt Taylor at the Ophir Tavern from 5pm to help support his battle against melanoma. Special guest NRL Penrith player Luke Walsh and Australian Wallabies star Kurtley Beale. Tickets $100 and includes food and beer. Call John 0447 671 616.
* Emma Forde is on at the Great Western Hotel from 8pm.
* The Midnight Drifters will perform live at the Orange Ex-Services' Club's Northcott Lounge from 8pm. Free entry.
Sunday September 29
* Old Errowanbang Woolshed is open to the public from 9am to 4pm. Come and see blade shearing demonstrations, vintage cars, helicopter rides, stall, artwork, food stalls. Entry $10 adults and gold coin donation for children. Read more here.
* Burrendong Botanic Garden's spring open day and plant sale on from 10am. Free information, tours, poetry readings and children's activities. Visit www.burrendongarboretum.org for more information.
* Orange community markets are on at the Kmart car park from 8am to noon.
* Feathering the Nest exhibition by Josephine Jagger-Manners is on at Jayes Gallery, Molong. It examines how birds and people are alike in creating secure and pleasing homes. Gallery is open 10am to 4pm both days.
* Looking Back by Martin Coyte is on at Orange Regional Gallery. Come along to see portraits by Martin Coyte, painted over the course of his career. Free entry.
* The Director's Choice exhibition is on at Orange Regional Gallery. Lots of quirky and fun artworks on show. Free entry.
* An exciting, confronting and graphic exhibition is on at Orange Regional Gallery. Wunderkammer features 16 installations from Rod McRae's Tent of Wonders. The principle medium in all the installations was real animal skins (taxidermy). Free entry.