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All month Christmas Lights Spectacular
November to January. 5.30–10pm. Hunter Valley Gardens, 2090 Broke Road, Pokolbin. (02) 4998 4000. $95 (2 adults & 2 children). See a magical Christmas light display, visit Santa’s Workshop and enjoy fairground rides (fees apply).
1st–3rd National Cherry Festival
Various venues and times. Young Visitor Information Centre, Anderson Park, Lovell Street, Young. (02) 6382 3394. Quirky and colourful festivities including street parade, music, street market, cherry pie eating championships, farmers’ market, pick your own and more. nationalcherryfestival.com.au
3rd Millthorpe Markets
8.30am–3pm. Millthorpe Public School, cnr Victoria and Park Sts, Millthorpe. 0404 084 268. Gold coin entry, proceeds to Millthorpe Public School. 300 stalls selling quality produce, gourmet food, arts and crafts, homewares and fashion, plus great shops, cafes and restaurants in beautiful Millthorpe.