Get your (small) motors running. Shoalhaven lawnmower rev heads are getting ready for their first event since COVID. The Showmow Racing Australia group will be gathering at Bomaderry Race Track, on February 28 for their start-up round. This first round will include races for Motiv8, which is Showmow's disability arm of the club. Spectators welcome.
Learn to aid learners
Shoalhaven City Council in partnership with Transport for NSW will host two free learner driver workshops. The workshops will be held on Saturdays, February 27 and March 6 at the Orchid Training Room at the Nowra Administration Centre in Bridge Road from 9.30-11.30am. To attend phone 4429 3111.
The biennial Meroogal Women's Art Prize exhibition has been crafted around the themes "community, connection and impact" to shed a new light on the stories of people who live in Meroogal and the house's treasures. Works from the 40 finalists will be on display at the property until April 17. Book tickets at sydneylivingmuseums.com.au.
Arts in the Valley
This concert will have a global feel, spanning sounds from Eastern European to Brazil. The repertoire will tap into the ensemble of four woodwinds through composers such as Canteloube, Bartok, Stravinsky, Janacek, Jolivet, Villa-Lobos and Berger. Who needs to travel when you have this? Rustiques, Kangaroo Valley Village Hall, March 7, 11am. Tickets $50 plus booking fee from eventbrite.com.au
Want to help remove litter in all its forms - food packaging, masks, handwipes - which pollute local parks, bushland, streets, waterways and beaches? Then sign up to take part in the Shoalhaven City Council's Clean-Up Australia Day events on March 7, March 2 (business) and March 5 (school's clean-up day). To register go to cleanup.org.au.
For a celebration of harvest and food grown within 100km of Milton head to the market on Saturday mornings from 8.30am to 11.30am. Make sure to pack a carry bag. Milton Showground, 107 Croobyar Road, Milton
The 2021 Under The Southern Stars concert series will kick off in the Illawarra on April 30 with Bush, Cheap Trick and Stone Temple Pilots on the line-up. "Dream Police" hit-makers Cheap Trick will replace Live, who were unable to make the rescheduled dates. It's going to be a big night. WIN Entertainment Centre, tickets visit www.underthesouthernstars.com.au
Jervis Bay market
On the first Saturday of the month the twilight market at the Jervis Bay Maritime museum will give you the chance to relax, perhaps enjoy a glass of wine and the live music, fresh food and crafts. There's plenty for you to snap up, so bring a carry bag. March 6, 3pm-7pm, free entry. Jervis Bay Maritime Museum, Dent Street, Huskisson.