Music & Events

 a walk from Queen Bee Cottage

  1. Milton Theatre
    Historic building seats 200 people, with excellent acoustics and great ambience. Features local Australian and overseas artists and used for live theatre and community performances.
  2. Milton Hotel
    Formally the Commercial Hotel now tweaked and polished and providing fabulous venue, food and boutique beer experience
  3. Harvest Bar
    Live music in boutique bar with modern rustic, industrial charm that creating a vibey atmosphere. One of our fav’s.
  4. Milton Village Showground Markets
    Every Saturday morning from 8.30am to 11.30am pickup your local grown produce at the Milton Showground – just 500m walk from Queen Bee Cottage.
  5. StoryFest
    Storytelling festival on the south coast of NSW featuring workshops and sessions with authors, songwriters and filmmakers in the beautiful Milton,
  6. Milton Agricultural Show
    Every March for a little bit of country and a little bit of rock n roll from rodeo Battle of the Bands and U Beaut Ute and all country fair in between.
  7. Shoalhaven Timber Festival
    Highlighting the history of the timber industry and its valued past, present and future. Festival goers will get to view some of the important parts of the timber history of the Shoalhaven.
  8. Om Sweet Om Yoga
    Beautiful little studio with welcoming teachers and a range of programs and courses with something for everyone just a few minutes walk from Queen Bee Cottage.
  9. Tidal Yoga
    Nurturing healthy minds, bodies and souls for toddlers to young adults through the practice of Yoga, Mindfulness, connection to self, Community and the Environment. Just a few minutes walk from Queen Bee Cottage.
  10. South Coast Craft Beer Festival
    Chat to local South Coast brewers – Cupitts Craft Brewers, Long Stocking Brewery, Camel Rock Brewery, Jervis Bay Brewing Co Stoic and Dangerous Ales. Enjoy tasty comfort food from local providers, chill out to some local performers and of course enjoy locally produced beer!

And in the Queen Bee Cottage neighbourhood

  1. Escape ARTfest
    Experience art, music, film, fashion, sculpture, literature, photography, dance and performance – over 60 artistic events every September.
  2. Mollymook Beach Markets
    On the beach on the 5th Sunday of the month. Most amazing market backdrop!
  3. Blessing of the Fleet, Ulladulla
    The Blessing of the Fleet is a time honoured tradition, kept alive by the Ulladulla’s descendants of the original Italian fishing community and by the proud town in general. Every Easter
  4. Cupitts Growers Market, Ulladulla
    Cupitt’s Winery hosts a monthly local produce market on the last Saturday of the month, with delicious home grown fruit, vegetables and and other produce available.


Music, events and special places to explore from The Long Weekend Retreat, Millstream



Markets, markets, markets!! Famous Yungaburra Markets, Tumoulin just beyond Ravenshoe, Archers Creek just a few hundred metres from The Long Weekend Retreat, Innot Hot Springs, venture into the hills at Herberton, Wondecla, Atherton, Mareeba or Tolga. There is a market for every weekend, every taste. And while you are strolling the stalls make sure to look out for Farm Boys Kitchen for the BEST homemade sausage rolls and breakfast foccacios EVER !

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Windy Hill Wind Farm is a wind power station near Ravenshoe with a great little information rest area. Windy Hill has 20 wind turbines with a generating capacity of 12 MW of electricity, providing enough power for about 3,500 homes!

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Undarra Outback Rock and Blues Festival, every Easter, Undarra Volcanic National Park. Swag under the stars next to the fire or enjoy the turn of the century railway carriages that have been converted into award winning accommodation.

Related imageOpera in the Outback at Undarra. The setting is magnificent with a grand piano placed on a hard dirt-floor stage surrounded by natural bushland. Each evening the performance starts at 5.45pm, which creates a magical setting as the sunsets and the native wildlife come out to play. Every October at Undarra Volcanic National Park

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Ride the Wild Side
with July and the team at Kalunga. Explore the Hinterland and enjoy billy tea and snacks from unique horseback perspective.