New South Wales
5th–27th Everglades exhibition
11am–3pm. 37 Everglades Ave, Leura. (02) 4784 1938. $13 for gardens, house and show. Transitions is an exhibition of photographs by Tracy Ponich of Everglades Historic House & Gardens through the seasons. The show also incorporates historical photos and documents, including diary passages by the garden’s creator, Paul Sorensen, from the 1930s.
12th Bush Food Experience
Sat 12.30–2.30pm, Sun 10am–2pm. The Wild Play Discovery Centre, Grand Drive, Centennial Park. (02) 9339 6664. On Saturday ($40), join Aboriginal guides to discover how to use bush foods. Gather fruits, seeds, berries and native vegetables, and learn about traditional food preparation.
12th Crookwell Potato Festival
9am–3pm. Crookwell Showground, Goulburn St, Crookwell. (02) 4832 1988. $5. Roll up for old-fashioned country fun – see special guest Costa Georgiadis, watch the cooking demos, browse market stalls, visit the quilt and art show, tuck into food and drink on sale – and enjoy all the spuds, of course!