What's on in Wellington and surrounds, local guide

  • Grant seeker workshops:

Wellington, September 17.

The Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) is holding a workshop at the Wellington Civic Centre from 12-1:30pm. The aim is to give community groups the confidence to apply for its Tackling Tough Times Together (TTTT) grant program. This is a free event. Registrations are available on FRRR's Facebook and eventbrite.

  • Medium to share gift:

Dubbo, September 12.

World-renowned Australian medium Charmaine Wilson is coming to the Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre. Ms Wilson has been consistently recognised for her skill and compassion since awakening to her gift in 1999.

She was the winner of Channel Seven's inaugural season of 'The One', and was also honoured as Queensland Psychic of the Year in 2008 and Australian Psychic of the Year for 2005. Charmaine tours extensively around the country, and runs workshops all year long. The event begins approximately 7:30pm.

Far left: Medium Charmaine Wilson is coming to Dubbo. Photo: Supplied.

Far left: Medium Charmaine Wilson is coming to Dubbo. Photo: Supplied.

  • Trangie Campdraft:

Trangie, September 14 and 15.

After a year's hiatus due to the drought, the Trangie Campdraft is back again for 2019. The hard working committee have been fortunate to receive a donation of cattle to host the event and are encouraging everyone to come down for the family fun weekend.

There will be a range of events from maiden and encouragement events on the Saturday to juniors, juveniles and novice on the Sunday. The event is free down at the Trangie campdraft grounds.

Above: Alissa Miller selecting her beast at the Trangie campdraft in 2016. Photo: CASSIE MILLER-COEN

Above: Alissa Miller selecting her beast at the Trangie campdraft in 2016. Photo: CASSIE MILLER-COEN

  • Get Ready Weekend:

Geurie, September 15.

The Geurie RFS will host an open day on Sunday from 11am to 2pm and the whole community is invited to attend. Meet local firefighters, talk about bushfire survival plans, learn how to be property bushfire ready, jump in the fire trucks and learn more about what the volunteers do.

There will be a free sausage sizzle and guests will have the chance to put their firefighting skills to the test. To find out more on the open day please visit www.rfs.nsw.gov.au

Left: The Geurie RFS will host an open day this weekend. Photo: File.

Left: The Geurie RFS will host an open day this weekend. Photo: File.

  • Madd Spring Fair:

Trangie, September 13.

Trangie Central School are hosting their annual spring fair. This year there's something for everyone from activities for the kids to stalls, exhibitions and competitions.

Everyone's welcome to the carnival which will be on from 3pm to 6pm at the school.

  • Writers festival:

Dubbo, September 14.

The Western Plains Cultural Centre will host WestWordFest 2019 from 10am.

The niche writers' festival is run by writers for writers and this year it's back to the basics to provide the opportunity for new, emerging or jaded writers to experience a weekend of workshops and hang out with other writers, in a creative and friendly environment.