Festivals & Events

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Start: 09:00 AM, Saturday 04 October
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 04 October
Wahgunyah, Vic, 3687
artist to be confirmed). 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: 09:00 AM, Sunday 05 October
Address: Post Office
Chiltern, Vic, 3683
Eileen Collins 0407 486 480
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 05 October
Chiltern, Vic, 3683
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: 09:00 AM, Tuesday 07 October
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
Maria 03 5728 2023
Croquet is a gentle and easy sport to enjoy. Played outdoors on a level lawnit is a game which favours “brain over brawn” and has similar skills tosnooker and billiards. Please come and give Croquet a Try! New membersare always welcome to join in the fun. For more information visitwww.seniorsonline.vic.gov.au or contact Beechworth Croquet Club on 03 5728 2023
Start: 10:00 AM, Wednesday 08 October
Stanley, Vic, 3747
This exhibition is part of the Beechworth Family Album 2014. Open 2nd Wednesday and 4th Saturday each month 10am – 12pm or by appointment.
Start: 02:00 PM, Wednesday 08 October
Rutherglen, Vic, 3685
Susan Reid 1300 365 003
The Sounds of SIlent present Buster Keaton in The General with live band accompaniment. Join us for a 1920s cinema experience, a silent film with live music. Free event for Seniors Week. Bookings 1300 365 003.
Start: 08:00 AM, Saturday 11 October
Barnawartha, Vic, 3688
Date to be confirmed. Over 25 Garage Sale sites with everything from Arts & Crafts, Woodwork, New & Old Brick-a-brac. Household items, Gardening and Building supplies, Books, Home made cakes plus much much more.Bargains for the whole family. Enjoy a morning out in the friendly community of Barnawartha.Site maps will be available for $2.00 on the day from the Barnawartha Store.
Start: 10:00 AM, Saturday 11 October
Address: Bridgeroad Brewers Ford Street
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
Ben Kraus 03 5728 2703
Bridge Road Brewers, Beechworth's own microbrewery. The brewery's award winning ales will be on tap, along with real German music, their own Ohmpah band, German cuisine and plenty of activities for the kids.
Start: 10:00 AM, Saturday 11 October
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
To celebrate Victorian Seniors Week, Hillsborough Retirement Village will be hosting an Open Day on Saturday 11 October between 10.00am and 2.00pm. Events will include Sausage sizzle & Devonshire Tea, Trash and Treasure stall, Garage sales, Craft table, Art Exhibition and Garden walk.
Start: 07:00 PM, Saturday 11 October
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: 09:00 AM, Sunday 12 October
Rutherglen, Vic, 3685
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: 10:00 AM, Wednesday 15 October
Yackandandah, Vic, 3749
Jill Whitford 02 6027 1723
Six stunning locations. Maps available from the Yackandandah Information Centre, High Street. Gold coin entry to each garden. This event is on 15 and 22 October from 10am-4pm.
Start: 07:00 PM, Friday 17 October
Yackandandah, Vic, 3749
Located in the Public Hall, High Street commencing at 7 p.m. Please check Cinema website for details.
Start: 07:30 PM, Friday 17 October
Address: 101 Ford Street
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
Tom Siegert 0413247266
The Albury/Wodonga Comedy Festival is an annual event that brings Australia’s top comedians to Albury, Wodonga and surrounding communities. In 2014, The AWCF travels to Beechworth for the first time. This comedy extravaganza will be on Friday 17th of October at the Beechworth Memorial Hall. The night will feature Tom Siegert, comedy legend Chris “Bloke” Franklin and will be headlined by one of the biggest names in comedy, Fiona O’Loughlin. Tickets are $25 pre-sale and $30 at the door. Don’t miss this huge night of laughs.
Start: 08:00 AM, Saturday 18 October
Yackandandah, Vic, 3749
The Yackandandah Primary School community is thrilled to announce the inaugural running of the WAW Credit Union Hard Yacka. The WAW Hard Yacka is a community run and cross-country cycling event in which competitors will be invited to participate in one of two disciplines – A Mountain Bike ride of either 80km or 40km or a Cross Country Run of either 5 km or 10km. A Junior Hard Yacka (2.5 km run or 5 km ride) will also be on offer for all primary school aged children (from any primary school). Regardless of which course participants choose to tackle, they will be assured of an event that will challenge your endurance and test your resolve yet take you though some of the spectacular scenery that the Yackandandah area is renowned. All monies raised during the event will directly benefit the students and community of Yackandandah Primary School. Starting Times: Rides: 80km 8am & 40km 10.30am; Runs: 10km 12noon & 5km 12.30pm; Junior events: Run & Ride 1pm.
Start: 08:00 AM, Saturday 18 October
Yackandandah, Vic, 3749
02 6027 1988
More than 40 homes selling their goods. Gold coin donation for map.
Start: 09:30 AM, Saturday 18 October
Yackandandah, Vic, 3749
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: 12:30 PM, Saturday 18 October
Address: St Leonards Road, Wahgunyah
Wahgunyah, Vic, 3687
1800 021 621
This event, dedicated to the love of great food and great wine in great company, is the perfect way to celebrate the start of Spring . Enjoy a Spring inspired long lunch on the banks of the Murray River then dance your day away to lively tunes.
Start: 08:00 AM, Sunday 19 October
Rutherglen, Vic, 3685
The last remaining Agricultural Show in the Indigo Shire, the Rutherglen Show provides a traditional Agricultural Show experience with horse events, Animal exhibits and the best of country cooking, arts and crafts on display. A true family experience with lots to see and ample free entertainment to enjoy.

Last updated: 14 January 2014