Festivals & Events

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Start: 05:00 PM, Thursday 31 July
Address: Pfeiffer Wines
Rutherglen, Vic, 3685
02 6033 2805
Celebrate the works of some of the “pfinest” photographers in our region when they showcase their “pfabulous” photographic pieces within our historic cellar door. Visitors are also invited to participate in the People’s Choice Award by voting for their “pfavourite” photograph. Entry is free and all original pieces will be for sale.
Start: 07:00 PM, Friday 01 August
Yackandandah, Vic, 3749
Located in the Public Hall, High Street commencing at 7 p.m. Check Cinema website for details.
Start: 09:00 AM, Saturday 02 August
Address: 30 Ford St
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
Boyd Collins or Jenny Anderson 0408 859 282 or 0427 251 657
(first Saturday of every month) from 9am to-12noon. Great variety of fresh food and produce.
Start: 12:00 PM, Saturday 02 August
Wahgunyah, Vic, 3687
Join us for a lazy Saturday afternoon with the family, enjoy fine wine, delicious food and great live music on the lush green grass. Held on the first Saturday of each month, the café will be open and the atmosphere will be amazing! All concerts will go from 12noon to 4pm. Strictly no BYO food or drink, entry free.
Start: 08:30 AM, Sunday 03 August
Address: Diffey Road
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
Shane Flint
The Riverina and Alpine Mountain Bike Open (RAMBO) is a series of 3 hour Cross Country Mountain Bike races held across North East Victoria and South East New South Wales. Round 4 of this series is being run by the Beechworth Chain Gang at the Flame Trees trail located adjacent to the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail 5km south of Beechworth. Riders can race as a team or solo to complete as many laps of a 9km course as possible. Registrations from 8.30am and racing begins at 10am.
Start: 09:00 AM, Sunday 03 August
Chiltern, Vic, 3683
Friends meet every first Saturday/Sunday of the month to work in the Park – weeding, revegetating, checking nest-boxes etc. All are welcome!
Start: 10:00 AM, Sunday 03 August
Address: 62 Main Street
Chiltern, Vic, 3683
Jenna Adams 0431 821 347
Woodfire pizza, local coffee, fine foods, produce, arts, craft and handmade items. Also kids will enjoy the Jumping castle, face painting and balloons. Markets commence that 10am and end at 1 pm. Come along for a fun day. 62 Main Street, Chiltern, (next to the Old Lodge cafe).
Start: 05:00 PM, Friday 08 August
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
Australia’s most significant Ned Kelly event. A weekend packed full of activities for the Ned Kelly enthusiast.
Start: 07:00 PM, Saturday 09 August
Address: 36 High Street
Yackandandah, Vic, 3749
02 6027 1266
Held at the heritage listed Yackandandah Hall and entry fee is $7. Practice lessons are held every Tuesday night and entry fee is $5.
Start: 07:00 PM, Saturday 09 August
Rutherglen, Vic, 3685
In keeping with tradition, we will be having our annual LJ release dinner in August. The last LJ to be released was the 2009 vintage so we will be very excited to welcome the 2012 version of our flagship Shiraz. Our chef Kate Akrap will present a delicious menu to go with some lovely wines, or is that the other way around. This is always a very popular event so watch our website, Facebook page or sign up for our newsletter to make sure you get a seat.
Start: 09:00 AM, Sunday 10 August
Address: Lions Park
Rutherglen, Vic, 3685
02 6033 6306
Over 25 local and regional producers offering an extensive range of fresh local produce for sale that will include fresh seasonable fruit and vegetables, local extra virgin olive oils, hand crafted chocolates, free range eggs, Nashi juice, marmalades and spreads, and much more.
Start: 05:00 PM, Friday 15 August
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
Bluegrass and Old Time Country Music Convention. Come and join us for a fabulous weekend of concerts, instrument and dance workshops, jam sessions, instrument displays, open stage and the Sunday gospel sing-a-long.
Start: 07:00 PM, Friday 15 August
Address: Yackandandah Cinema
Yackandandah, Vic, 3749
Grahame Hutchings 02 6027 1077
Located in the Public Hall, High Street commencing at 7 p.m. Check Cinema website for details.
Start: 07:00 PM, Friday 15 August
Yackandandah, Vic, 3749
Located in the Public Hall, High Street commencing at 7 p.m. Check Cinema website for details.
Start: 09:30 AM, Saturday 16 August
Address: Railway Avenue
Yackandandah, Vic, 3749
Michelle Croker 0477 417 445
On the third Saturday of each month we hold our monthly food swap, recently moved to the new Yackandandah Community Garden (William Street, next to the swimming pool).
Start: 09:00 AM, Sunday 17 August
Yackandandah, Vic, 3749
Wellsford Street, Yackandandah from 9am-1pm. Local produce, fresh fruit and vegetables, olives and olive products, wine, jam, chutney and much more. Gold coin donation.
Start: 10:00 AM, Sunday 17 August
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
Debbie Litchfield 03 5728 0000
Fun Run starting from the Old Beechworth Prison round the Gorge to the New Beechworth Correctional Centre in Flat Rock Road. There will be stalls, sausage sizzle and children's entertainment at the Beechworth Correctional Centre. Transport will be provided for competitors requiring transport back to Beechworth. Registrations commence at 9am.
Start: 09:00 AM, Wednesday 20 August
Barnawartha, Vic, 3688
Indigo Quilt Exhibition 2014 is being held at The Joy Bus in Barnawartha and is a fantastic fundraiser for Alzheimer’s Australia. This is our yearly exhibition and displays a great range of quilts ranging from reproduction to bright made by our local talented quilters. All the quilts on display show the patience and skill which it takes to make these beautiful pieces of work.There is a quilt raffle donated by Skellywag Sewing School. All proceeds from the quilt raffle and gold coin entry go to a wonderful cause Alzheimer’s Australia. Come join us for beautiful coffee and cake and browse Skellywag trading table.
Start: 07:00 PM, Friday 22 August
Chiltern, Vic, 3683
Erika Hansen 03 5726 1337
Dealers from as far away as South Australia, Melbourne, Bendigo and Tumut showcase antiques from fine china, furniture to jewellery and everything in between. One of the largest antique shows in regional Australia this is an event not to be missed by the serious collector of fine antiques. Friday 7pm – 9.30pm $10. Sat 10am-5pm & Sun 10am – 4pm. $5 entry, accompanied children are free.
Start: 07:00 PM, Saturday 30 August
Chiltern, Vic, 3683
Starts at 7pm, cost $25 includes BBQ tea, film showing, discussion and supper or come along at 8.15pm for film showing, without BBQ tea – cost $12. Children half price. Bookings essential for catering to: Lois Hotson 03 5726 1358, hotson@westnet.com.au , Emma/Matt at Chiltern Post Office or Kath/Tony at Gillman Real Estate, Main Street, Rutherglen. www.crceg.com.au
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Last updated: 14 January 2014