Events At The Colony

Watch this space for your invitation to attend special events held at the Original Gold Rush Colony in Mogo on the NSW South Coast Australia. Heritage Days, where you get a chance to really experience the Australian Gold Rush Days and dress up in 1850s costume, are one specialty event you don't want to miss - fun for all the family.

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Events - Christmas in July - Tree
Event Date: 
21 Jul 2012

Come along for a night of festive feasting and frivolity

Join us at The Original Gold Rush Colony in Mogo for a Christmas in July Trivia Night, with Lucky Door Prize, on the spot prizes and a prize for the winning table. Warm up with a complimentary glass of mulled wine on arrival.

Enjoy a hearty 2 course meal and test your knowledge in a game of trivial pursuit.

Activity - Ore Crusher Demonstration
Event Date: 
10 Jun 2012

Sunday the 10th of June 2012 (Queens Birthday Long Weekend) will be a big day at The Colony with the Annual Australian Heritage Day finishing with live music in the Tavern.

Come along and enjoy all the extra activities and olde world experiences on our special Heritage Day.

Events - Live Entertainment - Josh Rawiri
Event Date: 
10 Jun 2012

Josh Rawiri returns once again to The Diggers Rest Tavern at the Gold Rush Colony Mogo on Sunday 10th June 2012 (Queens Birthday Long Weekend) for a performance starting at 4.00 pm and finishing around 7.00 pm.

News: Barefoot Horse Workshop
Event Date: 
4 Mar 2012

On Sunday the Barefoot Blacksmith braved floods and landslides and had to go around Bega to get to The Original Gold Rush Colony.  Some of his clients were not so fortunate, and missed an amazing workshop.  Only 2 horses out of 6 were able to get here.  12 horse owners managed to get on site.  The workshop was held in the Antique Machinery Shed, with the gracious permission

Events - Live Entertainment - Josh Rawiri
Event Date: 
15 Jan 2012

On Sunday 15th Jan at 4.40pm the place to be to listen to great music is definitely the Diggers Rest Tavern at the Gold Rush Colony. By popular demand Josh Rawiri has returned to play in Mogo after his first gig in Nov 13th 2011.

17) Period Portraits -Wanted Poster
Event Date: 
12 Jun 2011

Sunday 12th June 2011 (Queens Birthday Long Weekend)
Gates open at 9.30am with Activities beginning at 10.30am.

Guided Tours at 11.00 am and 2.00 pm.

Antique Tractor and Machinery display, Wood Turner, Blacksmith, Gold Nugget Treasure Hunt, guess the weight of the nugget, Billy Tea and Damper Making, Devonshire Teas, Gold Panning plus more....

Events - Re-Enactment Day
Event Date: 
3 Oct 2010

Heritage Re-Enactment Day
Labour Day Long Weekend - Sunday 3rd October 2010

Gates open at 9.30am with Activities beginning at 10.30am

Guided Tours (with bushranger holdup) at 10.30am, 12.30pm and 2pm.

Weddings - Boot Skooting Bridal Party
Event Date: 
14 Feb 2009

Jessie and Allen were joined in matrimony by the Reverend Tom Slockee at Old Mogo Town.  After the ceremony the wedding party and the 86 guests celebrated at a reception held at Old Mogo Town.

Bay Post/ Moruya Examiner  page 53

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